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Jays jump out early
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Blue Jays 8, Reds 2
Aaron Hill rounds the bases after his two-run homer in the first inning. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
Aaron Hill, Vernon Wells and Adam Lind each hit a home run during a five-run first inning, sending the Blue Jays past the Reds. Toronto starter Scott Richmond gave up two runs over seven innings.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (34-36)
Lost 4
Toronto 8, Cincinnati 2   TOR
Toronto (40-33)
Won 3
June 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 1
Toronto
5 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 X   8 11 0
Standings thru 6/24/09  |  Recap: CIN | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dickerson, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .273
Hairston, J, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .245
Votto, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .346
Phillips, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
Nix, L, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Gomes, J, DH 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .340
Bruce, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213
Hernandez, Ra, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .237
Richar, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 31 2 4 2 3 4 10  

BATTING
HR: Gomes, J (3, 2nd inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Richar; Hairston, J; Gomes, J 5.
RBI: Gomes, J (10), Hairston, J (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Votto; Bruce.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Richar (1, throw).
DP: (Phillips-Votto).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 3 1 0 1 0 4 .298
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 2 3 1 1 1 .306
Wells, V, CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 3 .252
Rolen, 3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 4 .330
Lind, LF 4 1 2 2 1 0 3 .309
Rios, A, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .282
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .268
Adams, R, DH 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .375
Totals 35 8 11 8 6 5 22  

BATTING
2B: Scutaro (21, Arroyo), Wells, V (19, Arroyo), Lind (23, Arroyo).
HR: Hill, A (16, 1st inning off Arroyo, 1 on, 0 out), Wells, V (7, 1st inning off Arroyo, 0 on, 0 out), Lind (15, 1st inning off Arroyo, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 6; Wells, V 6; Scutaro 2; Adams, R 2; Rolen; Hill, A 5; Overbay.
RBI: Hill, A 3 (51), Wells, V 2 (34), Lind 2 (52), Rolen (26).
2-out RBI: Wells, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen; Barajas; Rios, A 2; Lind 2.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Arroyo (L, 8-6) 3.2 8 7 6 3 2 3 5.54
Roenicke 2.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.00
Fisher, C 2.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.05
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (W, 6-4) 7.0 2 2 2 2 3 1 3.68
Hayhurst 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.00

WP: Fisher, C, Richmond 2.
Pitches-strikes: Arroyo 93-54, Roenicke 32-18, Fisher, C 33-22, Richmond 104-64, Hayhurst 42-23.
Groundouts-flyouts: Arroyo 10-0, Roenicke 3-2, Fisher, C 1-3, Richmond 8-5, Hayhurst 3-1.
Batters faced: Arroyo 23, Roenicke 9, Fisher, C 9, Richmond 25, Hayhurst 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Roenicke 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Damien Beal. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 15,409.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009

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