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Late rally sinks Jays
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Indians 2, Blue Jays 1
Jays closer Scott Downs reacts during his second blown save of the season.  (AP)
The Jays were handcuffed by Cliff Lee for most of the night, but Scott Rolen got to him in the seventh, and Rolen's homer put Brett Cecil in line for the win. But after Cecil's seven shutout frames and Jeremy Accardo's perfect eighth, Scott Downs allowed the go-ahead runs in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (37-57)
Won 1
Cleveland 2, Toronto 1   TOR
Toronto (46-48)
Lost 1
July 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 9 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 1
Standings thru 7/21/09  |  Recap: CLE | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .234
Cabrera, A, SS 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .301
Choo, RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 7 .286
Martinez, V, 1B-C 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .289
Hafner, DH 5 0 0 0 0 3 8 .287
Peralta, Jh, 3B 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 .253
Francisco, B, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 6 .236
Carroll, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .282
Shoppach, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .194
  a-Garko, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
  1-Valbuena, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
  Gimenez, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
Totals 36 2 9 2 6 11 27  

a-Singled for Shoppach in the 9th.
1-Ran for Garko in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Francisco, B (19, Cecil), Martinez, V 2 (21, Cecil, Downs, S).
3B: Cabrera, A (3, Cecil).
TB: Francisco, B 2; Choo 2; Garko; Cabrera, A 4; Carroll; Martinez, V 4.
RBI: Martinez, V 2 (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner 3; Sizemore, G; Francisco, B 4.
GIDP: Choo.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
DP: (Lee, Cl-Cabrera, A-Martinez, V).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .284
Hill, A, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .286
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260
Rolen, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .320
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .264
Millar, DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .231
Barajas, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251
Bautista, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Totals 33 1 7 1 0 4 11  

BATTING
2B: Millar (10, Lee, Cl), Hill, A (17, Lee, Cl).
HR: Rolen (7, 7th inning off Lee, Cl, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Scutaro; Rios, A; Millar 2; Rolen 5; Hill, A 3.
RBI: Rolen (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro; Overbay.
GIDP: Wells, V.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

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

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lee, Cl (W, 6-9) 9.0 7 1 1 0 4 1 3.17
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cecil 7.0 7 0 0 4 9 0 4.67
Accardo (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
Downs, S (BS, 2)(L, 1-1) 1.0 2 2 1 2 1 0 2.08

IBB: Cabrera, A (by Downs, S).
HBP: Martinez, V (by Cecil).
Pitches-strikes: Lee, Cl 112-84, Cecil 108-67, Accardo 12-9, Downs, S 26-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lee, Cl 12-5, Cecil 7-2, Accardo 2-0, Downs, S 3-0.
Batters faced: Lee, Cl 33, Cecil 32, Accardo 3, Downs, S 8.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:40.
Att: 18,330.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009

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