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Blue Jays 5, Angels 4
Matt Palmer allowed just one run over his four innings in relief Friday. (Jim Ross/AP)
Sean O'Sullivan was pulled after allowing four runs in one-plus innings, and Matt Palmer worked four solid frames in relief to keep the Angels close. Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer in the ninth, but the rally fell short in the opening loss.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (73-47)
Lost 2
Toronto 5, LA Angels 4   TOR
Toronto (56-64)
Won 1
August 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   4 8 0
Toronto
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 8/21/09  |  Recap: LAA | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Blue Jays stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .304
Aybar, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .306
Hunter, To, CF 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .307
Guerrero, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .301
Rivera, J, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .308
Napoli, C 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .297
Morales, K, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .302
Kendrick, H, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .274
Quinlan, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .253
  a-Abreu, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .310
Totals 35 4 8 4 1 6 11  

a-Grounded out for Quinlan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rivera, J (21, Rzepczynski), Morales, K (31, Roenicke), Kendrick, H (15, Janssen).
HR: Napoli (17, 9th inning off Janssen, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins; Napoli 4; Guerrero; Kendrick, H 2; Hunter, To; Morales, K 2; Rivera, J 3.
RBI: Morales, K (82), Napoli 3 (48).
2-out RBI: Morales, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J 2; Kendrick, H; Abreu.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Aybar (12, 3rd base off Rzepczynski/Chavez, R), Hunter, To (14, 2nd base off Rzepczynski/Chavez, R).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Aybar-Kendrick, H-Morales, K, Kendrick, H-Aybar-Morales, K).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .296
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .290
Lind, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .295
Overbay, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .264
Wells, V, CF 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 .257
Snider, RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .236
Ruiz, R, DH 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .294
Bautista, 3B 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 .228
Chavez, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .262
Totals 28 5 7 5 8 7 14  

BATTING
2B: Wells, V (29, O'Sullivan), Lind (38, Palmer).
HR: Hill, A (29, 1st inning off O'Sullivan, 0 on, 1 out), Wells, V (13, 3rd inning off Palmer, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lind 2; Ruiz, R; Bautista; Wells, V 6; Hill, A 4; Overbay.
RBI: Hill, A (81), Wells, V 2 (51), Bautista 2 (17).
2-out RBI: Wells, V; Bautista 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, R 2; Scutaro.
GIDP: Hill, A, Snider.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ruiz, R (1, 2nd base off Arredondo, J/Napoli).
CS: Snider (1, 2nd base by Palmer/Napoli).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
O'Sullivan (L, 3-2) 1.0 4 4 4 3 1 1 6.60
Palmer 4.0 2 1 1 3 1 1 4.49
Arredondo, J 3.0 1 0 0 2 5 0 5.03
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rzepczynski (W, 2-3) 6.1 3 1 1 1 6 0 3.65
Roenicke 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.80
League 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.56
Janssen (S, 1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 6.21

O'Sullivan pitched to 1 batter in the 2nd.

Pitches-strikes: O'Sullivan 49-23, Palmer 56-32, Arredondo, J 51-30, Rzepczynski 102-62, Roenicke 24-15, League 11-8, Janssen 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: O'Sullivan 1-0, Palmer 5-2, Arredondo, J 1-3, Rzepczynski 9-2, Roenicke 3-1, League 0-0, Janssen 1-1.
Batters faced: O'Sullivan 10, Palmer 14, Arredondo, J 12, Rzepczynski 23, Roenicke 6, League 3, Janssen 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Palmer 1-0, Roenicke 1-1, Janssen 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 15,993.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009

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