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Jays drop series
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Yankees 3, Blue Jays 2
Brian Tallet allowed two runs on four hits and five walks Thursday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Brian Tallet was effective for six-plus innings, but with the game tied in the eighth, Jesse Carlson surrendered a tiebreaking homer and the Blue Jays lost their first series at home this season. Alex Rios clubbed his fourth homer and Rod Barajas added an RBI double.
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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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