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Rookie struggles
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Blue Jays 7, Orioles 3
Brian Matusz threw 35 of his 62 pitches for strikes on Sunday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Making his second Major League start, young southpaw Brian Matusz gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings as the Orioles dropped the series finale. Cesar Izturis and Melvin Mora each had two hits and one RBI.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (46-65)
Lost 2
Toronto 7, Baltimore 3   TOR
Toronto (53-57)
Won 2
August 9, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   3 9 1
Toronto
0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 X   7 14 1
Standings thru 8/9/09  |  Recap: BAL | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pie, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .239
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .267
Jones, Ad, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .298
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .298
Huff, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .255
Mora, 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .254
Scott, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .270
Wieters, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263
Andino, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
  a-Reimold, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272
Totals 34 3 9 3 2 5 15  

a-Struck out for Andino in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Izturis, C (8, Halladay).
TB: Scott; Andino; Izturis, C 3; Jones, Ad; Mora 2; Markakis; Pie.
RBI: Scott (56), Izturis, C (19), Mora (29).
2-out RBI: Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Scott; Reimold.
GIDP: Jones, Ad, Wieters, Pie.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Andino (3, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Markakis (6, fielding).
DP: 3 (Wieters-Izturis, C, Mora-Andino-Huff, Ray-Wieters-Huff).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 .300
Hill, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .289
Lind, DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .295
Millar, 1B 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 .236
  1-Overbay, PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Wells, V, CF 3 1 2 3 1 0 1 .259
Rios, A, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .264
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .210
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244
Bautista, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .239
Totals 35 7 14 7 3 1 13  

1-Ran for Millar in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Scutaro (33, Ray).
HR: Millar (6, 2nd inning off Matusz, 0 on, 0 out), Scutaro (10, 3rd inning off Matusz, 1 on, 0 out), Wells, V (12, 3rd inning off Matusz, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Wells, V 5; Scutaro 8; Rios, A 2; Millar 6; Encarnacion; Bautista; Hill, A.
RBI: Millar 2 (27), Scutaro 2 (49), Wells, V 3 (47).
2-out RBI: Wells, V 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, A.
GIDP: Barajas, Encarnacion.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bautista (4, 2nd base off Matusz/Wieters).
CS: Hill, A (2, 2nd base by Matusz/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (4, fielding).
DP: 3 (Scutaro-Hill, A-Millar, Hill, A-Scutaro-Millar 2).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matusz (L, 1-1) 2.2 7 5 5 2 1 3 7.04
Bass 3.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.39
Albers, M 0.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 4.89
Ray 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.16
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (W, 12-5) 8.0 9 3 2 1 4 0 2.73
Frasor 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.01

Pitches-strikes: Matusz 62-35, Bass 55-34, Albers, M 22-11, Ray 18-12, Halladay 107-79, Frasor 21-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matusz 2-0, Bass 6-2, Albers, M 0-0, Ray 3-0, Halladay 15-2, Frasor 0-2.
Batters faced: Matusz 15, Bass 12, Albers, M 5, Ray 6, Halladay 32, Frasor 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bass 1-0, Ray 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:40.
Att: 27,464.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 9, 2009
August 9, 2009

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