A night after getting shut out, the Yankees shut out the Blue Jays 4-0 to even the series at a game apiece. Nestor Cortes provided the Yankees with the best start they have received one turn through the rotation, and the bullpen pitched another 4 2/3 scoreless innings.
With the bullpen depth the Yankees have, there’s never a bad option entering the game. Gone are the days of fringe-to-bad major-league relievers trying to get outs for the Yankees, while praying the line drives hit by opponents would find fielders. The Yankees have constructed the deepest and best bullpen ever.
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