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Toronto strolls to win
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Blue Jays 8, White Sox 3
Aaron Hill (left) hit his 10th homer of the season in the third. (Frank Gunn/AP)
The Jays held their grip on the AL East lead with a thorough shellacking of the Sox. Brett Cecil threw six solid innings, the offense pounded Chicago starter John Danks for seven runs and the 'pen threw three shutout frames for an easy win.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (15-19)
Lost 2
Toronto 8, Chi White Sox 3   TOR
Toronto (24-14)
Won 1
May 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0   3 7 1
Toronto
0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 X   8 12 0
Standings thru 5/15/09  |  Recap: CWS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Nix, J, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
Getz, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .255
Quentin, LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .229
Dye, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .282
Thome, DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .231
  1-Lillibridge, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Konerko, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 .304
Pierzynski, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .287
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .224
Podsednik, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .278
Totals 32 3 7 3 3 6 13  


1-Ran for Thome in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Konerko (4, 5th inning off Cecil, 0 on, 1 out), Dye (8, 6th inning off Cecil, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Getz; Dye 4; Thome; Konerko 4; Pierzynski; Ramirez, Al; Podsednik.
RBI: Konerko (22), Dye 2 (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nix, J.
GIDP: Pierzynski; Nix, J.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Quentin (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Ramirez, Al-Konerko, Ramirez, Al-Getz-Konerko, Nix, J-Getz-Konerko).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 .272
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .353
Rios, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263
Lind, DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .326
Rolen, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .331
Millar, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .286
Barajas, C 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .306
Bautista, LF 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 .299
Totals 33 8 12 6 3 6 15  

BATTING
2B: Lind (13, Danks), Barajas (11, Danks), Bautista (4, Danks), Scutaro (7, Carrasco).
HR: Hill, A (10, 3rd inning off Danks, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scutaro 3; Hill, A 6; Lind 3; Rolen 2; Millar; Barajas 2; Bautista 2.
RBI: Hill, A 2 (32), Millar (12), Barajas (22), Bautista (5), Scutaro (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas; Lind.
GIDP: Wells, V 2; Millar.
Team RISP: 6-for-11.
Team LOB: 5.

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

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks (L, 2-3) 3.0 9 7 7 1 3 1 4.82
Carrasco 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.00
Broadway, La 3.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.84
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cecil (W, 2-0) 6.0 6 3 3 2 3 2 1.80
Carlson 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.79
Ryan, B 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 9.45

Danks pitched to 5 batters in the 4th.

HBP: Rios (by Carrasco).
Pitches-strikes: Danks 62-40, Carrasco 36-21, Broadway, La 45-25, Cecil 97-64, Carlson 18-16, Ryan, B 17-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Danks 4-0, Carrasco 2-1, Broadway, La 3-4, Cecil 9-5, Carlson 3-0, Ryan, B 0-1.
Batters faced: Danks 18, Carrasco 8, Broadway, La 11, Cecil 25, Carlson 6, Ryan, B 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Carrasco 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:23.
Att: 17,241.
May 15, 2009

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