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Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 3
Lyle Overbay congratulates Vernon Wells after scoring in the fifth. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
Down by a run in the fifth, the Jays took out nine games of frustration out on Tim Wakefield's knuckleball, scoring five runs that would hold up and put an end to Toronto's nine-game skid. Scott Rolen had two RBI doubles and Casey Janssen earned his first win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (28-21)
Lost 1
Toronto 6, Boston 3   TOR
Toronto (28-23)
Won 1
May 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   3 11 1
Toronto
0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 5/29/09  |  Recap: BOS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 .304
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .330
Drew, J, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .252
Youkilis, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .374
Bay, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .287
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .189
Lowell, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .302
Kottaras, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .205
Lugo, SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .276
Totals 36 3 11 3 2 3 14  

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (10, Janssen), Kottaras (5, Janssen), Bay (12, Janssen).
HR: Drew, J (7, 7th inning off Janssen, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lugo 2; Ellsbury 3; Lowell; Youkilis; Bay 3; Pedroia; Drew, J 4; Kottaras 2.
RBI: Ellsbury 2 (15), Drew, J (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, D 3; Drew, J 2.
GIDP: Bay, Pedroia.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Pedroia (3, missed catch).
PB: Kottaras (7).
DP: (Pedroia-Lugo-Youkilis).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 .294
Hill, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .341
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .262
Wells, V, CF 3 2 1 0 2 1 2 .270
Lind, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .283
Rolen, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .302
Millar, DH 2 1 0 0 2 2 2 .279
Overbay, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .275
Barajas, C 4 1 1 2 0 3 2 .295
Totals 34 6 10 6 5 11 17  

BATTING
2B: Rolen 2 (15, Wakefield, Wakefield), Overbay (11, Wakefield), Scutaro (15, Wakefield), Rios, A (12, Saito).
TB: Barajas; Lind; Wells, V; Scutaro 3; Rios, A 2; Rolen 4; Hill, A; Overbay 2.
RBI: Rolen 2 (18), Overbay (23), Barajas 2 (26), Scutaro (25).
2-out RBI: Rolen 2; Overbay; Barajas 2; Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro 2; Millar 2; Hill, A; Wells, V.
GIDP: Lind.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wells, V (9, 2nd base off Wakefield/Kottaras).

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

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (L, 6-3) 4.2 9 6 6 4 5 0 4.55
Bard 2.1 0 0 0 1 5 0 1.08
Saito 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Janssen (W, 1-1) 7.0 11 3 3 2 2 1 4.15
League (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.15
Downs, S (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45

HBP: Rios, A (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 101-62, Bard 32-20, Saito 22-11, Janssen 108-67, League 10-7, Downs, S 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wakefield 5-3, Bard 0-1, Saito 2-0, Janssen 8-4, League 1-1, Downs, S 1-2.
Batters faced: Wakefield 28, Bard 8, Saito 4, Janssen 32, League 3, Downs, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bard 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:43.
Att: 32,026.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009

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