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Price Shuts Down Yankees, 6-0



    Price Shuts Down Yankees, 6-0
    Blue Jays starter David Price held the Yankees to three hits.

    David Price pitched three-hit ball for seven innings, Justin Smoak lined Toronto's first-ever grand slam in the Bronx and the Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Saturday for their seventh straight win.

    Newcomer Troy Tulowitzki also homered as Toronto closed within 2 1/2 games of the AL East leaders.

    With two wins in a row, the Blue Jays became the first team to take a set against the Yankees since early July. On Sunday, Toronto will try to sweep them in a series of at least three games for the first time since May 2003.

    A day after R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays beat New York 2-1 in a 10-inning matchup between the highest-scoring teams in the majors, Price (11-4) dominated.

    Price won for the second straight time since Toronto acquired the 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner from Detroit. The lefty gave up three singles and struck out seven. 

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