TORONTO—Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s teammates know to not to miss the star rookie's at-bats, especially when the game can be altered with one of his potent swings.
Guerrero didn't disappoint last night, launching a line drive to straightaway centre field in the eighth inning to score three runs and help the Blue Jays rally for an 11-7 comeback victory over the New York Yankees.
In other AL action, Cleveland topped Minnesota 9-7; Tampa Bay blanked Detroit 4-0; Texas nipped Baltimore 2-1 (12 innings); Boston routed Kansas City 8-0; the L.A. Angels eked by Okland 10-9; and Seattle blasted Houston 14-1.
Washington defeated the Chicago White Sox 6-4 in the lone interleague matchup.
Over in the NL, Philadelphia downed San Diego 7-5; Arizona outlasted the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 (11 innings); Pittsburgh took down Atlanta 7-4; the N.Y. Mets shut out San Francisco 7-0; Miami cruised past Milwaukee 8-3; and the Chicago Cubs edged Colorado 9-8. The Cincinnati at St. Louis game was postponed.