Video: Jose Bautista hits missile for his 28th home run

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Jose Bautista jumped all over this Luis Severino offering in the third inning Sunday in Toronto …

That’s the 28th homer of the year for Bautista and it capped off a three-run third inning for the Jays.

As play opened Sunday, the Yankees held a 1 1/2 game lead over the Blue Jays in the AL East.

White Sox shut down Lucas Giolito for remainder of season

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The Athletic’s James Fegan reports that the White Sox are shutting down starter Lucas Giolito for the remainder of a season. An MRI revealed a mild lat strain, which typically comes with a three- to four-week recovery timetable. The third-place, 65-84 White Sox have nothing left to play for, so it makes sense to play it safe with their prized young hurler.

Giolito, 25, had a breakout season. He went 14-9 with a 3.41 ERA and a 228/57 K/BB ratio in 176 2/3 innings. He made his first All-Star team and will likely earn a few downballot votes for the AL Cy Young Award.

Giolito was scheduled to start Tuesday’s series opener against the Twins. Ross Detwiler will start in his place opposite Martín Pérez.