Blue Jays come up short, lose third straight to Yankees

Jays runner Edwin Encarnacion dives toward the plate as Yankees catcher Chris Stewart prepares to...

Jays runner Edwin Encarnacion dives toward the plate as Yankees catcher Chris Stewart prepares to apply the tag at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Apr. 27, 2013. Encarnacion was safe when Stewart dropped the ball for an error. (Ray Stubblebine/Reuters)

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:55 PM ET

NEW YORK - A week of bad baseball? You shrug it off.

Two weeks? You hold your nose.

Three weeks? You start to wonder.

A month? A month of bad baseball?

That’s just too much to ignore. Oh, it’s not as if the Blue Jays are dead and buried, but at this point some hard realities are taking shape.

After the Yankees overcame two Blue Jay leads to eke out a 5-4 victory Saturday, their third in a row here this weekend, manager John Gibbons was close to the boiling point.


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