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Tallet toughs it out
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Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 3
Closer Scott Downs is pumped after notching his seventh save of the season Saturday. (AP)
Brian Tallet held Boston hitless from the third inning until Nick Green doubled with two outs in the seventh and Alex Rios, who went 4-for-4, and Adam Lind each drove in two runs as the Jays overcame an early Red Sox lead for the win.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (28-22)
Lost 2
Toronto 5, Boston 3   TOR
Toronto (29-23)
Won 2
May 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 4 1
Toronto
1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 X   5 14 0
Standings thru 5/30/09  |  Recap: BOS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299
Pedroia, 2B 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .328
Youkilis, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .362
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .282
Lowell, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .306
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .185
Varitek, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .243
Baldelli, RF 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .244
  Drew, J, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
Green, N, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .300
Totals 30 3 4 3 4 7 9  

BATTING
2B: Green, N (9, Tallet).
HR: Baldelli (2, 2nd inning off Tallet, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lowell 2; Baldelli 4; Green, N 2.
RBI: Lowell (34), Baldelli 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, D; Youkilis; Ellsbury.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (8, 2nd base off Tallet/Chavez, R).
CS: Pedroia (4, 2nd base by Tallet/Chavez, R).
PO: Pedroia (1st base by Tallet).

FIELDING
E: Baldelli (2, fielding).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .301
Hill, A, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .338
Rios, A, RF 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 .276
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .270
Lind, DH 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .289
Bautista, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .275
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .274
Chavez, R, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
  1-McDonald, Jo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
  Barajas, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
Inglett, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .100
Totals 37 5 14 5 1 5 15  

1-Ran for Chavez, R in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (12, Penny), Rios, A 2 (14, Penny, Penny), Wells, V (14, Ramirez, R).
HR: Lind (8, 6th inning off Penny, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 5; Scutaro 3; Chavez, R; Wells, V 2; Rios, A 6; Inglett; Hill, A; Overbay 2.
RBI: Rios, A 2 (24), Lind 2 (38), Wells, V (24).
2-out RBI: Lind.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro; Wells, V; Overbay.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Scutaro (3, 2nd base by Penny/Varitek).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Tallet (Pedroia at 1st base).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny 6.0 10 3 2 0 5 1 5.63
Ramirez, R (L, 4-2) 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.44
Okajima 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
Delcarmen 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet (W, 3-3) 7.0 3 3 3 4 6 1 4.26
League (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.97
Downs, S (S, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.35

WP: Ramirez, R.
IBB: Lind (by Ramirez, R).
HBP: Pedroia (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 102-72, Ramirez, R 23-13, Okajima 11-8, Delcarmen 2-2, Tallet 118-68, League 11-8, Downs, S 9-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 4-6, Ramirez, R 0-2, Okajima 1-1, Delcarmen 0-0, Tallet 3-7, League 1-1, Downs, S 1-0.
Batters faced: Penny 27, Ramirez, R 6, Okajima 4, Delcarmen 1, Tallet 28, League 3, Downs, S 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 2-0, Delcarmen 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 53 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 35,484.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 30, 2009
May 30, 2009

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