The Yankees had the perfect opportunity to vault over the Detroit Tigers for the second Wild Card spot. Instead, they dropped the final game of the three game set with a score of 3-2 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.
Hiroki Kuroda gave the Yankees everything they asked for, going seven innings while giving up two runs on four hits and striking out four. Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless eighth while striking out two and Shawn Kelley gave up the winning run in the ninth, earning him the loss this afternoon.
— The Yankees will fly to Toronto where they will face the Toronto Blue Jays in a three game set. Chris Capuano will take the mound for the Yankees and Mark Buehrle will take the mound for the Blue Jays. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on the YES Network.