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CC does his part
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Yankees 3, Blue Jays 2
CC Sabathia threw 111 pitches over his eight innings Thursday night. (Frank Gunn/AP)
CC Sabathia tossed eight solid innings, striking out five, but the ace lefty was trailing until the seventh frame. Derek Jeter knotted the game with an RBI single before Hideki Matsui belted a go-ahead homer in the eighth to lift the Yanks to a series victory in Toronto.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (17-17)
Won 2
NY Yankees 3, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (23-14)
Lost 2
May 14, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   3 7 0
Toronto
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 5/14/09  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .270
Damon, LF 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .318
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .203
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .143
Matsui, DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .265
Swisher, RF 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .248
  Cabrera, Me, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
Cano, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .315
Gardner, B, CF 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .227
Cervelli, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .316
Totals 34 3 7 3 5 5 18  

BATTING
2B: Damon (9, Tallet).
HR: Matsui (4, 8th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira; Matsui 4; Damon 2; Jeter; Cervelli 2.
RBI: Swisher (22), Jeter (14), Matsui (13).
2-out RBI: Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Cervelli; Rodriguez, Al; Jeter.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gardner, B (Barajas at home).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
Hill, A, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .344
Rios, A, RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .265
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .269
Bautista, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .292
Rolen, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .325
Millar, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
Barajas, C 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .308
McDonald, Jo, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Totals 31 2 5 2 4 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Barajas (10, Sabathia), Rolen (10, Sabathia).
HR: Rios, A (4, 4th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Barajas 2; Rios, A 5; McDonald, Jo; Rolen 2.
RBI: Rios, A (18), Barajas (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro; Hill, A 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 3-3) 8.0 5 2 2 4 5 1 3.70
Rivera (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet 6.0 4 2 2 5 2 0 4.68
Frasor (BS, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.66
Carlson (L, 0-2) 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.12
League 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.76
Downs, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08

Tallet pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Barajas (by Sabathia).
HBP: Gardner, B (by Carlson).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 111-65, Rivera 11-6, Tallet 91-49, Frasor 18-14, Carlson 17-11, League 3-2, Downs, S 9-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 7-5, Rivera 2-0, Tallet 8-4, Frasor 0-2, Carlson 0-1, League 1-0, Downs, S 2-0.
Batters faced: Sabathia 32, Rivera 3, Tallet 27, Frasor 4, Carlson 5, League 1, Downs, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Frasor 2-1, League 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 22 mph, L to R.
T: 2:52.
Att: 22,667.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009

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