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Halladay slows late
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Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3
Roy Halladay pitched his fifth complete game of the season on Tuesday. (Chris Young/AP)
For most of Tuesday night's series opener with the Yankees, Roy Halladay was typically dominant. But the ace allowed two runs (one earned) in the top of the first inning and three homers late, setting up a loss in which the Blue Jays managed little against crafty veteran Andy Pettitte.
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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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