New York roughed up Blue Jays starter Kyle Drabek with three runs in the second inning and two more in the fifth despite stranding five runners.
Four Blue Jays relievers combined for 5.2 innings without allowing a hit while their offense chipped into New York's lead.
Former Blue Jay pitcher A.J. Burnett earned the win for New York, allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out four in six innings. Drabek lasted just 2.1 innings, allowing five runs seven hits and four walks while striking out four.
(Reporting by Mike Mouat in Windsor, Ontario; Editing by Mark Lamport-Stokes)