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Aug 14, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price (14) delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.Dan Hamilton

Sportsnet says an average of 2.03 million viewers tuned in to Friday's game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees, making it the most-watched program in the network's history.

In a release, Sportsnet says audience levels peaked at 3.14 million in the bottom of the ninth inning of the Jays' 4-3 loss.

Sportsnet says its previous most-watched program was the 2014-15 NHL season opener between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs, which delivered an average audience of 2.01 million.

The release says the three-game series between Toronto and New York delivered a network-record average audience of 1.53 million viewers.