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Rzepczynski a winner
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Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 2
Aaron Hill celebrates with Lyle Overbay and Scott Rolen after the Blue Jays' 6-2 victory. (AP)
Marc Rzepczynski notched his first big league victory in the third start of his career, as the Blue Jays provided ample run support for the rookie southpaw against Red Sox starter Brad Penny. Scott Rolen went 2-for-3 and scored two runs.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (55-35)
Lost 1
Toronto 6, Boston 2   TOR
Toronto (45-47)
Won 1
July 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 6 1
Toronto
0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 7/18/09  |  Recap: BOS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .244
Pedroia, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .303
Youkilis, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .298
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .223
Bay, LF 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .258
Lowell, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
Baldelli, CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .269
Lowrie, SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .091
Kottaras, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .213
  a-Varitek, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
Totals 32 2 6 2 4 7 20  

a-Grounded out for Kottaras in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (20, Rzepczynski), Youkilis (22, Rzepczynski), Lowell (19, Downs, S).
HR: Lowrie (1, 7th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lowell 2; Lowrie 4; Baldelli; Pedroia; Youkilis 2; Bay 2.
RBI: Baldelli (15), Lowrie (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, D 2; Drew, J 2; Bay; Varitek.
GIDP: Baldelli.
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Lowrie (1, fielding).
PB: Kottaras (8).
DP: (Lowrie-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .287
Hill, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Lind, LF 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .305
Rolen, 3B 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .322
Overbay, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .263
Rios, A, CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .261
Millar, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 6 .235
Bautista, RF 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .260
Chavez, R, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Totals 32 6 8 5 2 6 13  

BATTING
2B: Bautista (8, Penny), Scutaro (28, Penny).
HR: Lind (20, 5th inning off Penny, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lind 4; Scutaro 2; Bautista 2; Rios, A; Rolen 2; Overbay 2.
RBI: Rios, A (48), Bautista 2 (13), Lind 2 (61).
2-out RBI: Bautista 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bautista; Chavez, R; Millar.
GIDP: Millar.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Rzepczynski-Hill, A-Overbay).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (L, 6-4) 5.0 8 6 6 1 3 1 5.02
Masterson 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.84
Ramirez, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.27
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rzepczynski (W, 1-1) 6.0 4 1 1 4 4 0 2.50
Carlson 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.93
Accardo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.09
Frasor 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.38
Downs, S 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.84

Pitches-strikes: Penny 82-48, Masterson 22-13, Ramirez, R 25-15, Rzepczynski 109-59, Carlson 9-6, Accardo 2-1, Frasor 12-9, Downs, S 18-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 3-5, Masterson 3-1, Ramirez, R 0-1, Rzepczynski 8-3, Carlson 1-0, Accardo 0-1, Frasor 0-1, Downs, S 1-1.
Batters faced: Penny 23, Masterson 6, Ramirez, R 5, Rzepczynski 25, Carlson 3, Accardo 1, Frasor 3, Downs, S 4.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 36,926.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
July 18, 2009
July 18, 2009

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