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MLB: New York Yankees 9, Toronto 3

Sept. 4, 2011 at 4:47 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Derek Jeter slammed a three-run homer and provided five RBI Sunday, helping the New York Yankees complete a sweep with a 9-3 victory over Toronto.

Jeter tied a career high with the performance and Nick Swisher contributed a two-run shot for the Yankees, won won for the seventh time in eight games.

New York also got a solo blast from Alex Rodriguez in the victory.

CC Sabathia (19-7) picked up his third straight winning decision, surrendering six hits and two runs over 7 2/3 innings while fanning 10 with one walk.

Toronto's Brett Cecil (4-8) absorbed the loss in a six-inning effort, giving up five runs (four earned) on five hits.

Jose Bautista belted his 40th homer of the year -- a solo shot -- as the Blue Jays dropped their eighth decision in 11 games.

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