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Halladay wins No. 8
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Blue Jays 8, White Sox 2
Adam Lind (middle) celebrates his three-run homer with Vernon Wells. (Frank Gunn/AP)
The Blue Jays extended their lead in the AL East to three games and claimed the four-tilt set from the White Sox behind Roy Halladay, who tallied his Major League-leading eighth victory, and home runs from sluggers Alex Rios and Adam Lind.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (15-21)
Lost 4
Toronto 8, Chi White Sox 2   TOR
Toronto (26-14)
Won 3
May 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 0
Toronto
1 0 0 3 2 0 0 2 X   8 10 1
Standings thru 5/17/09  |  Recap: CWS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .273
Getz, 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 .238
Dye, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .274
Konerko, 1B 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .318
Thome, DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .237
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .211
Fields, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .231
  a-Betemit, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Miller, C, C 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 .207
  b-Pierzynski, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Lillibridge, CF 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .162
  c-Nix, J, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .240
Totals 34 2 8 2 3 8 20  

a-Walked for Fields in the 9th. b-Flied out for Miller, C in the 9th. c-Walked for Lillibridge in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Podsednik (2, Halladay), Thome (5, Halladay), Konerko 2 (12, Halladay, Frasor).
TB: Konerko 5; Podsednik 3; Thome 2; Dye; Lillibridge.
RBI: Dye (20), Konerko (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fields 2; Miller, C; Dye; Ramirez, Al.
GIDP: Podsednik.
Team RISP: 2-for-17.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lillibridge (4, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).
CS: Dye (2, 3rd base by Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lillibridge (Rolen at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Getz-Ramirez, Al-Konerko, Lillibridge-Getz).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .286
  McDonald, Jo, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Hill, A, 2B 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .351
Rios, A, RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .265
Wells, V, CF 4 1 0 0 0 2 3 .263
Lind, DH 4 2 2 3 0 2 0 .329
Rolen, 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .326
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .247
Barajas, C 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .310
Snider, LF 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .240
Totals 32 8 10 8 3 9 10  

BATTING
2B: Scutaro (10, Floyd).
HR: Rios, A (5, 1st inning off Floyd, 0 on, 2 out), Lind (7, 4th inning off Floyd, 2 on, 1 out), Hill, A (11, 8th inning off Jenks, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 5; Scutaro 2; Barajas 2; Rios, A 5; Hill, A 5; Overbay.
RBI: Rios, A 2 (20), Lind 3 (35), Scutaro (20), Hill, A (33), Overbay (19).
2-out RBI: Rios, A; Overbay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Scutaro (3, 3rd base off Floyd/Miller, C).

FIELDING
E: Halladay (1, fielding).
DP: (Hill, A-McDonald, Jo-Overbay).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Floyd (L, 2-4) 5.0 7 6 6 2 4 2 7.71
Gobble 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3.86
Jenks 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 1 2.77
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (W, 8-1) 7.0 7 2 1 1 8 0 2.78
Frasor 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.64
Carlson 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
League 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.50

Pitches-strikes: Floyd 76-47, Gobble 32-19, Jenks 17-9, Halladay 103-77, Frasor 3-2, Carlson 7-6, League 17-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Floyd 5-4, Gobble 1-0, Jenks 2-0, Halladay 6-5, Frasor 0-0, Carlson 0-2, League 1-1.
Batters faced: Floyd 22, Gobble 6, Jenks 7, Halladay 29, Frasor 2, Carlson 2, League 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Carlson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:28.
Att: 37,147.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 17, 2009
May 17, 2009

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