The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 last night after pinch-hitter Ezequiel Carrera hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth . The win gave Toronto sole possession of the top wild card spot and kept them two games behind East-leading Boston.

Ben Roethlisberger threw three touchdown passes to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins last night. In the late game the San Francisco 49ers posted their first season-opening shutout in franchise history to crush the Los Angeles Rams 28-0.