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Win to start East play
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Blue Jays 8, Orioles 4
Scott Rolen scores the Jays' second run in the fourth inning. (Frank Gunn/AP)
In their first AL East matchup of the season, the Jays maintained their status as one of the division's best by topping the O's in the opener. A four-run fourth and a solid start from Roy Halladay gave Toronto what it needed for the victory.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (9-14)
Lost 4
Toronto 8, Baltimore 4   TOR
Toronto (16-9)
Won 1
May 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   4 11 0
Toronto
0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 5/1/09  |  Recap: BAL | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .337
Jones, Ad, CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .361
Markakis, RF 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 .379
Huff, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .283
Mora, 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .308
Scott, LF 4 0 3 0 0 1 1 .286
Wigginton, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .207
Zaun, C 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .138
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232
  a-Montanez, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .158
Totals 37 4 11 4 1 7 12  

a-Struck out for Izturis, C in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, Ad (8, Halladay), Zaun (5, Halladay).
HR: Markakis (3, 1st inning off Halladay, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 3; Jones, Ad 3; Wigginton; Zaun 3; Markakis 4; Huff 2.
RBI: Markakis 2 (24), Huff (20), Mora (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, C; Zaun; Wigginton; Jones, Ad.
GIDP: Wigginton.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, Ad (2, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Huff).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .280
Hill, A, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 3 .376
Rios, A, RF 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .248
Wells, V, CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .282
Lind, DH 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .320
Rolen, 3B 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 .318
Millar, 1B 5 1 2 3 0 2 4 .350
Barajas, C 5 0 3 2 0 0 2 .319
Bautista, LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .310
Totals 36 8 14 8 4 5 26  

BATTING
2B: Scutaro (4, Hendrickson), Millar (4, Hendrickson), Barajas (8, Sarfate).
HR: Lind (5, 7th inning off Sarfate, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Barajas 4; Wells, V; Lind 5; Scutaro 2; Rios, A; Millar 3; Rolen; Hill, A 3.
RBI: Rolen (9), Millar 3 (10), Barajas 2 (12), Lind 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Barajas; Millar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, A; Millar 2; Rios, A; Scutaro; Barajas.
SAC: Bautista.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team RISP: 6-for-17.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hill, A (2, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Zaun), Rolen (2, 2nd base off Sarfate/Zaun).

FIELDING
PB: Barajas (3).
DP: (Scutaro-Millar).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hendrickson (L, 1-4) 5.0 9 4 4 2 2 0 5.79
Sarfate 1.2 2 2 2 2 1 1 6.39
Walker 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
Ray 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 7.56
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (W, 5-1) 8.0 10 4 3 1 6 1 3.68
Downs, S 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.77

Hendrickson pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

IBB: Wells, V (by Hendrickson).
HBP: Rolen (by Hendrickson), Bautista (by Sarfate), Rios, A (by Ray).
Pitches-strikes: Hendrickson 100-62, Sarfate 38-18, Walker 5-3, Ray 24-14, Halladay 117-80, Downs, S 19-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hendrickson 6-3, Sarfate 2-2, Walker 0-0, Ray 0-1, Halladay 13-2, Downs, S 1-0.
Batters faced: Hendrickson 26, Sarfate 10, Walker 1, Ray 7, Halladay 34, Downs, S 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Sarfate 1-0, Walker 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Chris Tiller. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:59.
Att: 20,202.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009

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