Roy Halladay fanned seven but threw 103 pitches in five innings Wednesday. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
By Jordan Bastian / MLB.com
Veteran ace Roy Halladay had a rare rough outing, and the offense was silent in the Jays' loss. Doc lasted just five innings, the first time since June 14, 2008, that he did not log at least six innings in a start that was not ended early due to an injury.
BATTING 3B: Ellsbury (6, Halladay). HR: Ortiz, D (19, 2nd inning off Halladay,
0 on, 0 out), Bay (27, 5th inning off Halladay, 1 on, 1 out), Martinez, V (19, 9th inning off League, 0 on, 2 out). TB:
Kotchman; Ellsbury 3; Ortiz, D 5; Gonzalez, Al 2; Youkilis; Martinez, V 5; Bay 4. RBI: Ortiz, D (69),
Gonzalez, Al (28), Ellsbury (41), Bay 2 (86), Martinez, V (80). 2-out RBI: Gonzalez, Al; Ellsbury;
Martinez, V. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay 2; Martinez, V. Team RISP:
2-for-7. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Kotchman (1, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas),
Youkilis (5, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).