Blue Jays 8, Yankees 6
Alex Rodriguez is now 0-for-his-last-14 (0-5 Monday) as the Yankees lose 8-6 to the Blue Jays. Rodriguez has gone 48 plate appearances (43 AB over 11 games) since his hitting home run No. 599. He’ll try for No. 600 on Tuesday against the Blue Jays’ Ricky Romero. A-Rod is 4-13 with 0 HR in his career against Romero. The Yankees’ loss combined with the Rays 4-2 win over the Twins means there’s a tie at the top of the AL East between New York and Tampa Bay. It’s the first time since June 20 that the Yankees have not had sole possession of first in the AL East.