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Bolstered in no small fashion by a huge three-run home run shot by Russell Martin in the bottom of the seventh, the Blue Jays would go on to earn a 4-0 victory over the Yankees to move another stop closer to the hallowed ground of the postseason. With the win, the Blue Jays won the American League East showdown over the Yankees two games to one, increasing their lead over New York atop the standing to 3 ½ games.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman during the rubber match of the Jay's three game home stand against the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Ryan Goins throws to first base as New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird slides into second.

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman during the rubber match of the Jay's three game home stand against the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin after hitting a home run that scored three runs giving the Jays a 4-0 win over the Yankees.

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Fans erupt in excitement after Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin hit a three run homer giving the Jays a 4-0 lead over the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman (RIGHT) is pumped up as he greets catcher Russell Martin in the Jays dugout after Martin stroked a three run homer to give the Jays a 4-0 lead in their game against the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55)gets pat on the head after the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin gets the high five from Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion after Martin belted in a three run homer given the Jays a 4-0 win.

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The Toronto Blue Jays celebrate their 4-0 win over the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin gets hugged by Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Chris Colabello after the Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 at the Rogers Centre.

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