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Pettitte takes duel
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Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3
Alex Rodriguez (left) scored the game's second run, avoiding Rod Barajas. (AP)
The Yankees succumb to Roy Halladay's mastery often, but Tuesday was different. Andy Pettitte was stingy into the seventh, and late homers by Johnny Damon, Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui off Halladay allowed Mariano Rivera to notch his 31st save in 32 chances this year.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (64-42)
Won 2
NY Yankees 5, Toronto 3   TOR
Toronto (51-55)
Lost 1
August 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   5 10 0
Toronto
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0   3 9 1
Standings thru 8/4/09  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .319
Damon, LF 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .279
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .285
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .265
Matsui, DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .260
Posada, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .272
Cano, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .306
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .288
Hinske, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .262
  Hairston, J, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Totals 36 5 10 4 0 5 8  

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, Al (11, Halladay), Teixeira (29, Halladay).
HR: Damon (18, 8th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (27, 8th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 2 out), Matsui (16, 9th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada; Cano 2; Teixeira 6; Matsui 4; Rodriguez, Al 3; Damon 5.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (60), Damon (60), Teixeira (78), Matsui (48).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, Al; Damon; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Hairston, J.
GIDP: Cabrera, Me, Cano.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
PB: Posada (5).
DP: 2 (Rodriguez, Al-Teixeira, Teixeira-Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .296
Hill, A, 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .293
Lind, DH 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 .300
Millar, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .223
Wells, V, CF 3 0 1 2 1 1 0 .256
Rios, A, RF 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 .258
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .205
Barajas, C 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .254
  1-McDonald, Jo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
  Chavez, R, C 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
Bautista, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .239
Totals 33 3 9 3 4 9 16  

1-Ran for Barajas in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Encarnacion (7, Pettitte), Wells, V (27, Rivera).
TB: Barajas; Wells, V 2; Lind; Scutaro 2; Encarnacion 2; Chavez, R; Hill, A 2.
RBI: Rios, A (57), Wells, V 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Wells, V 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar; Encarnacion; Bautista; Rios, A; Hill, A.
SF: Rios, A.
GIDP: Bautista.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Millar (4, throw).
DP: 2 (Halladay-Scutaro-Millar, Hill, A-Scutaro-Millar).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 9-6) 6.2 4 1 1 4 6 0 4.35
Hughes, P (H, 10) 1.0 2 2 2 0 3 0 3.66
Rivera (S, 31) 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.96
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (L, 11-5) 9.0 10 5 4 0 5 3 2.75

Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 103-57, Hughes, P 26-22, Rivera 26-15, Halladay 103-75.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 6-1, Hughes, P 0-0, Rivera 2-2, Halladay 13-6.
Batters faced: Pettitte 26, Hughes, P 5, Rivera 7, Halladay 36.
Inherited runners-scored: Hughes, P 2-0, Rivera 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:35.
Att: 33,669.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 4, 2009
August 4, 2009

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