Gerrit Cole retired the first 16 hitters and pitched eight outstanding innings to strengthen his Cy Young Award credentials as the New York Yankees stayed over .500 with a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. Cole (14-4) allowed a run and two hits in his longest outing since pitching a two-hit shutout against Minnesota on April 16. Cole won his fourth straight decision since getting tagged for six runs in an 8-1 loss to Boston on Aug. 19.
The 49ers were just too much for the Giants on Thursday night.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. got good news Thursday when an MRI on his right knee showed inflammation and no structural damage.
The Toronto Maple Leafs forward has been successful on the wing in recent years, but the team is trying something new.