Hiroki Kuroda got a rare 7-inning shutout thanks to the rain as the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 6-0 behind a 4-run 1st inning. The Yankees have now scored at least three runs in 42 consecutive games. Here is the recap and graph.
Here is what the blogoshere was talking about today.
• NoMaas.org calls out the Yankees for what they say are two bad trades – the A.J. Burnett deal and the George Kontos for Chris Stewart swap. Hard to agree with them on Burnett, the Yankees have had a great rotation and it was obvious he would do better in the NL.
• MLB Trade Rumors has the results of the very 1st Competitive Balance Lottery, where small market and struggling teams get some help via an extra draft pick.