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Ken Powtak

Yankees end Boston's three-year run atop AL East standings

BOSTON—The music blared in the clubhouse behind the door to manager Aaron Boone's office—“New York, New York” was playing through the speakers, and a few voices could be heard joining in on the lyrics.

The New York Yankees had an extra reason to be happy after ending their longtime rivals' run atop the AL East.

Devers lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays

BOSTON—Red Sox manager Alex Cora went to reliever Brandon Workman in the eighth inning and knew what his options were for his beleaguered bullpen when things got tight in the ninth.

“It's either him or him,” said Cora after Workman threw 45 pitches and got out of a jam each inning as Boston held on for a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.