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Day moves to No. 1 in world

LAKE FOREST, Ill.—Jason Day has plenty of rivals at the moment but very few peers.

Day’s runaway victory victory yesterday in the BMW Championship vaulted him to No. 1 in the world ranking, backing up a boast the then little-known Australian made during a conference call with reporters in 2007—and for which he was roasted on more than one occasion since.

Defensive miscues cost Jays

TORONTO—The Toronto Blue Jays’ usually smooth defence was due for a misfire.

Toronto had three errors and other defensive miscues as the Boston Red Sox rallied to a 4-3 victory yesterday afternoon.

“We’ve been playing outstanding defence so we’re due for a clunker like this,” said Jays’ starting pitcher Mark Buehrle, who was charged with an error in the fourth inning.

Mets have meltdown

NEW YORK—Managing innings for Matt Harvey, plus an entire team in a pennant race, is becoming quite a headache for Terry Collins.

Carlos Beltran, CC Sabathia, and the N.Y. Yankees took advantage of Harvey’s early exit last night—routing the sloppy N.Y. Mets 11-2 to tighten the AL East standings just in time for a critical trip to Toronto.

Wynne defends Pan Am Games bonuses

TORONTO—Organizers of this summer’s Pan Am Games say preliminary figures suggest the sporting event came in under budget but the final cost won’t be known for up to a year.

“All indications are that there was a surplus, but I can’t tell you how much that is because I haven’t been told a number at this point,” Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told a news conference yesterday.