New York, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Andrew Miller made his first career home run with a walk off single and a RBI single as the New York City Blue Jays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Sunday, June 23, 2018.
The Blue Jays (34-22) extended their lead in the American League East to 2 1/2 games over the defending AL champion Cleveland Indians (38-24).
The Jays scored twice in the top of the eighth on a walk and a two-run double by Miller and two runs scored by Austin Meadows.
Toronto tied the score at 4-4 when Justin Smoak singled and then scored on a groundout to make it a 6-4 game.
The Jays had a two run cushion after David Price hit a solo home run and Jose Bautista added a solo homer in the sixth.
The Indians (40-25) scored five runs in the bottom of the inning on a single by Jose Ramirez.
The win kept Toronto tied with the Detroit Tigers for the third-best record in the AL, one game ahead of the Kansas City Royals (42-25).
The Blue Jay bullpen allowed five runs on five hits over six innings.
The Blue Jays bullpen has allowed just three runs on seven hits over the last three games.
The Yankees hit just three home runs on Sunday.
Alex Rodriguez hit two, Brian McCann added two, Mark Teixeira hit one and Russell Martin added one.