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Gardner gets game-winning hit in 10th, Yanks beat Jays 2-1

Having campaigned for an early start to Sunday's series finale in Toronto, the New York Yankees didn't want extra innings slowing down their departure.

Brett Gardner made sure that wasn't a problem.

Gardner hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.

"To be able to scratch a run there in the 10th is about as good as we could have drawn it up," manager Aaron Boone said.

The game had been selected for broadcast on ESPN, meaning it would have started at 8 p.m., but was later moved back to its originally scheduled 1 p.m. start time. The change came after the Yankees took...

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