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Halladay hit
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Rays 9, Blue Jays 7
Rod Barajas connects on a grand slam, his 12th homer of the year. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
In his worst start of the season, Roy Halladay gave up eight runs over six innings of work to the Rays. The Blue Jays gave him a lead with a five-run second inning that was highlighted by Rod Barajas' grand slam, but Halladay could not make the lead stand up.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (68-56)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 12, Toronto 7   TOR
Toronto (57-66)
Lost 1
August 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
3 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 3   12 15 2
Toronto
0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   7 9 1
Standings thru 8/24/09  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .343
Crawford, C, LF 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .316
  Aybar, W, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .258
  Kapler, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Longoria, 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .273
Zobrist, 2B-LF-2B 4 4 3 2 1 0 0 .293
Pena, C, 1B 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 .221
Burrell, DH 5 0 2 2 0 1 3 .238
Zaun, C 5 0 2 2 0 2 1 .254
Gross, RF 5 1 1 0 0 2 4 .257
Upton, B, CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .238
Totals 39 12 15 11 4 9 14  

BATTING
2B: Gross (15, Halladay), Upton, B (28, Halladay), Zobrist (18, Camp).
HR: Pena, C (35, 5th inning off Halladay, 1 on, 0 out), Zobrist (23, 7th inning off League, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 3; Gross 2; Longoria; Upton, B 3; Pena, C 4; Burrell 2; Zobrist 7; Zaun 2.
RBI: Zobrist 2 (69), Pena, C 3 (87), Burrell 2 (48), Bartlett (58), Aybar, W (32), Zaun 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Burrell; Zaun 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gross 2; Longoria 2.
SF: Pena, C.
GIDP: Gross, Burrell.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Bartlett 2 (14, fielding, fielding).
DP: 3 (Zobrist-Bartlett-Pena, C 2, Bartlett-Aybar, W-Pena, C).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 0 1 0 0 3 .294
Hill, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
Lind, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .301
Overbay, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .270
Wells, V, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .254
Ruiz, R, DH 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 .348
Barajas, C 4 1 2 4 0 2 0 .238
Snider, RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .250
Bautista, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .227
Totals 35 7 9 6 3 5 11  

BATTING
HR: Barajas (12, 2nd inning off Niemann, 3 on, 0 out), Ruiz, R (4, 8th inning off Wheeler, D, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Barajas 5; Lind; Ruiz, R 6; Bautista; Hill, A; Overbay.
RBI: Barajas 4 (52), Scutaro (55), Ruiz, R (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro.
GIDP: Lind, Overbay 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Scutaro (9, 3rd base off Niemann/Zaun).

FIELDING
E: Snider (3, throw).
PB: Barajas (6).
DP: 2 (Overbay-Scutaro-Overbay, Scutaro-Hill, A-Overbay).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann (W, 12-5) 6.1 8 6 5 3 3 1 3.87
Choate (H, 6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.24
Wheeler, D (H, 14) 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.52
Springer 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.83
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (L, 13-7) 6.0 12 8 7 1 8 1 3.03
League 2.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 5.52
Camp 1.0 2 3 3 2 0 0 3.61

IBB: Pena, C (by Camp).
Pitches-strikes: Niemann 104-65, Choate 1-1, Wheeler, D 16-11, Springer 11-8, Halladay 113-80, League 26-16, Camp 25-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Niemann 9-6, Choate 1-0, Wheeler, D 1-0, Springer 1-2, Halladay 5-3, League 2-1, Camp 2-1.
Batters faced: Niemann 30, Choate 1, Wheeler, D 4, Springer 3, Halladay 30, League 7, Camp 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Choate 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 17,184.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009

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