Yanks Down Jays in 10 Innings

Toronto plunks A-Rod, Yanks win 3-2 in the 10th
By Joseph Fasano,  Newser User
Posted Jul 18, 2007 6:51 AM CDT
New York Yankees' Melky Cabrera, left, and Robinson Cano celebrate Cano's 10th inning game-winning RBI single that drove in Alex Rodriguez to lift the Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Yankees downed the Jays last night in the Bronx, taking an oddball outing, 3-2, in 10 innings. After Toronto's Jeremy Accardo balked in the tying run in the 9th, reliever Casey Johnson beaned A-Rod in the 10th, then sent him to second on a wild pitch. Two batters later, Robinson Cano singled to left, scoring Rodriquez.

The win is the Yanks' 10th in 13 games, lifting them to eight back of Boston in the AL East. Though reliever Kyle Farnsworth got them into late trouble, starter Andy Pettitte was masterful through seven. Toronto ace Roy Halliday has been particularly effective against the Yanks lately, chalking up a 1.91 ERA in his last nine starts against them.