First baseman Neil Walker hit a good homer for three runs and the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2.
The Yankees (92-68) gained ground in the final straight to the final phase and third in the American League, behind the Red Sox (103-48), which already seized a pass for the postseason, and of the Houston Astros (95-56).
Walker (10) sent the ball into the street in the seventh inning, leading two runners ahead.
The victory was credited to the relay Chad Green (8-2) in a perfect episode.
For the Red Sox the loss was carried by reliever Brandon Workman (6-1) in a third of the inning, accepting two runs.