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Blue Jays 6, Athletics 4
Adam Lind had an RBI single in the first inning and an RBI double in the third. (Ben Margot/AP)
Lefty Brian Tallet continued to impress as a rotation fill-in, dominating the A's until giving up a solo homer to Jason Giambi in the seventh. Lyle Overbay hit a solo homer among three RBIs and Adam Lind drove in two as the Jays tied the series. Tallet worked a full seven innings.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (21-12)
Won 1
Toronto 6, Oakland 4   OAK
Oakland (11-17)
Lost 1
May 9, 2009
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Toronto
1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0   6 15 0
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   4 8 2
Standings thru 5/9/09  |  Recap: TOR | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Athletics stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 .273
Hill, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .351
Rios, A, RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .248
Wells, V, CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .286
Lind, DH 5 0 2 2 0 1 1 .336
Bautista, 3B 5 2 2 0 0 1 4 .315
Overbay, 1B 3 2 2 3 0 0 1 .256
Chavez, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .217
Snider, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .250
Totals 40 6 15 6 0 5 19  

BATTING
2B: Snider (6, Gallagher, S), Lind (12, Gallagher, S), Overbay (8, Blevins).
HR: Overbay (5, 2nd inning off Gallagher, S, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Wells, V 3; Lind 3; Scutaro 3; Bautista 2; Hill, A; Overbay 6; Snider 3.
RBI: Lind 2 (31), Overbay 3 (18), Scutaro (18).
2-out RBI: Lind; Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bautista; Rios, A; Chavez, R; Wells, V; Hill, A.
SF: Overbay.
Team RISP: 4-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wells, V (4, 2nd base off Gallagher, S/Powell), Bautista (1, 2nd base off Gallagher, S/Powell).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Overbay-Scutaro-Overbay, Scutaro-Hill, A-Overbay).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .231
Suzuki, K, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
Giambi, 1B 3 2 2 3 1 1 0 .217
Holliday, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .234
Cust, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .286
Sweeney, R, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .261
Crosby, 3B 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .254
Kennedy, A, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .250
Powell, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .172
Totals 33 4 8 4 3 7 9  

BATTING
HR: Giambi 2 (3, 7th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Downs, S, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cust; Sweeney, R; Giambi 8; Crosby; Holliday; Cabrera, O; Kennedy, A.
RBI: Giambi 3 (13), Kennedy, A (1).
2-out RBI: Kennedy, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Powell 2.
GIDP: Cust, Powell.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Powell (2, throw), Cameron, K (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Cust (Snider at home).
DP: (Cust-Powell).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet (W, 2-1) 7.0 2 1 1 2 7 1 4.95
Carlson 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.81
Downs, S 1.0 5 3 3 1 0 1 2.20
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gallagher, S (L, 1-1) 5.0 10 4 3 0 3 1 4.50
Cameron, K 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.29
Blevins 2.0 4 2 2 0 2 0 16.20

Game Scores: Tallet , Gallagher, S .
HBP: Rios, A (by Gallagher, S).
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 97-60, Carlson 9-7, Downs, S 27-17, Gallagher, S 92-60, Cameron, K 28-16, Blevins 40-28.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 5-6, Carlson 2-0, Downs, S 0-3, Gallagher, S 6-3, Cameron, K 1-2, Blevins 2-2.
Batters faced: Tallet 24, Carlson 3, Downs, S 9, Gallagher, S 26, Cameron, K 6, Blevins 10.
Ejections: Oakland Athletics Manager Bob Geren ejected by HP umpire Paul Nauert (7th)
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 15,817.
Venue: Oakland Coliseum.
May 9, 2009
May 9, 2009

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