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Jays come up short
Yankees 12, Blue Jays 11
Curtis Thigpen snapped an 0-for-23 slide with a two-run single in the fourth inning. (AP)
The Blue Jays took the Yankees to the limit on Saturday in the Bronx, but they couldn't finish the job in a 10-inning loss. Shaun Marcum, Frank Thomas and Scott Downs all left the game with injuries as Toronto's four-game win streak ended. Aaron Hill had three of the Jays' 18 hits.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (78-76)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 12, Toronto 11   NYY
NY Yankees (89-65)
Won 1
September 22, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 3 0 0 5 3 0 0   11 18 0
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 1 4 3 2 0 1   12 17 1
Standings thru 9/22/07  |  Recap: TOR|NYY  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Yankees Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, RF4200211.239
Stairs, 1B6020025.293
Rios, CF6221024.297
Thomas, DH3020011.273
  1-Griffin, PR-DH0100100.000
  a-Zaun, PH-DH2011001.248
Hill, 2B5231104.283
Adams, 3B4112004.302
  b-Luna, PH-3B1011000.208
Lind, LF5122002.233
Thigpen, C5022001.215
Olmedo, SS5220012.190
Totals461118104725 

a-Singled for Griffin in the 8th. b-Singled for Adams in the 8th.
1-Ran for Thomas in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Rios (41, Hughes), Lind (13, Hughes), Olmedo (3, Veras), Adams (3, Ramirez), Thigpen (3, Rivera), Hill (44, Karstens).
TB: Stairs 2; Rios 3; Thomas 2; Zaun; Hill 4; Adams 2; Luna; Lind 3; Thigpen 3; Olmedo 3.
RBI: Lind 2 (35), Thigpen 2 (7), Hill (74), Adams 2 (11), Rios (84), Zaun (50), Luna (3).
2-out RBI: Lind 2; Thigpen 2; Hill; Adams 2; Luna.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stairs; Olmedo; Hill; Johnson.
GIDP: Lind.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Thigpen (2, 2nd base off Hughes/Posada).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, CF7135005.282
Jeter, SS6120021.319
Abreu, RF3200301.283
Rodriguez, 3B5243111.313
Matsui, LF6033005.289
Posada, C5131103.337
  2-Damon, PR0100000.259
Giambi, DH5000135.238
Cano, 2B4200204.301
Mientkiewicz, 1B2120100.257
  1-Sardinha, PR0100000.000
  Betemit, 1B2000014.227
Totals451217129729 


1-Ran for Mientkiewicz in the 7th. 2-Ran for Posada in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez 2 (30, Frasor, Towers), Mientkiewicz (8, League), Posada (41, Towers).
3B: Matsui (4, Tallet).
TB: Cabrera 3; Jeter 2; Rodriguez 6; Matsui 5; Posada 4; Mientkiewicz 3.
RBI: Posada (86), Matsui 3 (102), Rodriguez 3 (146), Cabrera 5 (70).
2-out RBI: Matsui 3; Rodriguez 3; Cabrera 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera 2; Posada; Giambi; Matsui 2.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
E: Cano (13, fielding).
PB: Posada (13).
Outfield assists: Abreu (Zaun at home), Cabrera (Stairs at home).
DP: (Rodriguez-Cano-Mientkiewicz).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marcum 3.05111204.13
Tallet 2.01112403.32
Kennedy (H, 3)0.20111004.90
Frasor (BS, 3)0.02331004.77
Downs 0.01000002.28
League 1.02331006.97
Wolfe 1.13222002.59
Towers (L, 5-10)1.23111105.40
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes 5.07331304.80
Villone 0.20000004.35
Ohlendorf 0.10000003.38
Veras (H, 1)0.224422010.13
Ramirez (BS, 2)0.12110007.11
Farnsworth (BS, 3)0.13331004.98
Britton 0.10000003.97
Igawa 0.11000006.75
Rivera 1.01000202.86
Karstens (W, 1-3)1.020000010.43

Frasor pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Downs pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Veras, Ramirez.
IBB: Giambi (by Towers).
HBP: Mientkiewicz (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Marcum 51-31, Tallet 43-24, Kennedy 10-5, Frasor 13-6, Downs 4-2, League 17-10, Wolfe 35-17, Towers 29-15, Hughes 99-68, Villone 7-5, Ohlendorf 3-2, Veras 31-16, Ramirez 15-9, Farnsworth 19-8, Britton 2-2, Igawa 5-3, Rivera 20-13, Karstens 20-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marcum 4-3, Tallet 1-1, Kennedy 2-0, Frasor 0-0, Downs 0-0, League 2-1, Wolfe 2-1, Towers 2-2, Hughes 6-6, Villone 0-2, Ohlendorf 0-1, Veras 0-0, Ramirez 0-1, Farnsworth 0-1, Britton 0-1, Igawa 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Karstens 0-2.
Batters faced: Marcum 15, Tallet 10, Kennedy 3, Frasor 3, Downs 1, League 6, Wolfe 8, Towers 9, Hughes 23, Villone 2, Ohlendorf 1, Veras 6, Ramirez 3, Farnsworth 5, Britton 1, Igawa 1, Rivera 4, Karstens 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Frasor 1-1, Downs 2-2, League 1-0, Wolfe 1-1, Ramirez 2-2, Britton 2-0, Igawa 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 70 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to LF.
T: 5:00 (1:32 delay).
Att: 54,887.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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