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Jays rally late
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Blue Jays 2, White Sox 1
Rookie Robert Ray tossed 91 pitches -- 56 for strikes -- Saturday. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
In just his third Major League start, Robert Ray was brilliant over eight strong innings, allowing just one unearned run, and Adam Lind and Jose Bautista delivered clutch hits in the bottom of the eighth to give the rookie his first big league win.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (15-20)
Lost 3
Toronto 2, Chi White Sox 1   TOR
Toronto (25-14)
Won 2
May 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 X   2 11 1
Standings thru 5/16/09  |  Recap: CWS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .256
Getz, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247
  b-Betemit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Dye, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
Konerko, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .305
Thome, DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .234
Ramirez, Al, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
Pierzynski, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Fields, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .237
Lillibridge, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
  a-Nix, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Totals 26 1 3 0 1 3 6  

a-Flied out for Lillibridge in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Getz in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Fields; Konerko; Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Getz.
SAC: Lillibridge.
GIDP: Thome.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (1, 3rd base off Ray, R/Chavez, R).
CS: Lillibridge (1, 2nd base by Ray, R/Chavez, R).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Podsednik (Bautista at 2nd base), Dye (Scutaro at 3rd base).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .285
Hill, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .345
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .259
Wells, V, CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .270
Lind, DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .324
Bautista, 3B-LF 4 0 2 1 0 2 2 .310
Overbay, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .247
Chavez, R, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .269
  1-McDonald, Jo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  Barajas, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303
Snider, LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .247
  a-Millar, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .281
  Rolen, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .331
Totals 33 2 11 2 2 7 14  

a-Struck out for Snider in the 7th.
1-Ran for Chavez, R in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Scutaro 2 (9, Colon, Colon), Lind (14, Linebrink).
TB: Lind 2; Scutaro 5; Chavez, R 2; Bautista 2; Wells, V 2; Rios, A.
RBI: Lind (32), Bautista (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, A 3; Bautista; Barajas.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wells, V 2 (6, 2nd base off Dotel/Pierzynski, 2nd base off Linebrink/Pierzynski), Bautista (2, 2nd base off Linebrink/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Chavez, R (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Bautista-Overbay, Scutaro-Bautista-Overbay).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Colon 5.0 5 0 0 2 2 0 4.21
Dotel (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Thornton (H, 6) 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.63
Linebrink (BS, 1)(L, 1-2) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 2.08
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ray, R (W, 1-1) 8.0 3 1 0 1 3 0 3.60
Downs, S (S, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.96

WP: Linebrink.
HBP: Lillibridge (by Ray, R).
Pitches-strikes: Colon 62-36, Dotel 18-9, Thornton 22-13, Linebrink 30-23, Ray, R 91-56, Downs, S 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Colon 7-2, Dotel 2-0, Thornton 0-0, Linebrink 1-0, Ray, R 9-6, Downs, S 2-1.
Batters faced: Colon 20, Dotel 4, Thornton 5, Linebrink 6, Ray, R 26, Downs, S 3.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:26.
Att: 21,759.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 16, 2009
May 16, 2009

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