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Jays fall short
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Yankees 6, Blue Jays 4
Brett Cecil is now winless in two career starts against the Yankees. (AP)
The Blue Jays were up for the challenge on Saturday and refused to let the Yankees pull away, but Toronto never got over the hump as Andy Pettitte and the New York bullpen kept the hosts just barely at bay in its attempts to rally for the win.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (87-49)
Won 1
NY Yankees 6, Toronto 4   TOR
Toronto (60-75)
Lost 1
September 5, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1   6 14 1
Toronto
0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0   4 4 1
Standings thru 9/5/09  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 0 2 0 1 2 3 .330
Swisher, 1B-RF 5 1 1 0 1 0 8 .247
Teixeira, DH-1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .279
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 2 1 1 1 1 .276
Posada, C 4 1 1 1 1 1 4 .286
Cano, 2B 4 2 3 1 1 0 2 .319
Hairston, J, LF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .254
  a-Matsui, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264
  1-Cervelli, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
  Hughes, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .277
Hinske, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .249
  Damon, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
Totals 40 6 14 6 5 8 32  

a-Singled for Hairston, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Matsui in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (41, Downs, S).
HR: Cano (23, 4th inning off Cecil, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (33, 5th inning off Cecil, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada; Cano 7; Teixeira 4; Matsui; Jeter 2; Hinske; Rodriguez, Al 2; Swisher; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Cabrera, Me 2 (53), Cano (75), Teixeira (102), Rodriguez, Al (78), Posada (71).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, Al; Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Swisher 4; Cabrera, Me; Cano.
GIDP: Posada.
Team RISP: 5-for-19.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez, Al (10, 2nd base off Cecil/Chavez, R).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (7, throw).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .282
Hill, A, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .284
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .247
Millar, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .216
Ruiz, R, DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .294
  a-Lind, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
Encarnacion, 3B 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 .200
Bautista, RF 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .218
McDonald, Jo, LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .247
  b-Snider, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221
Chavez, R, C 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .273
Totals 31 4 4 3 7 8 15  

a-Struck out for Ruiz, R in the 8th. b-Struck out for McDonald, Jo in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Bautista (2, Pettitte).
HR: Ruiz, R (6, 4th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ruiz, R 4; Chavez, R; Bautista 3; McDonald, Jo.
RBI: Ruiz, R (9), McDonald, Jo (4), Bautista (20).
2-out RBI: Ruiz, R; McDonald, Jo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (8, throw).
DP: (Scutaro-Hill, A-Millar).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 13-6) 6.0 4 4 4 5 3 1 4.10
Robertson, D (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.29
Bruney (H, 11) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.31
Hughes, P (S, 3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.11
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cecil (L, 6-4) 4.1 7 3 3 3 4 2 5.46
Janssen 1.1 3 2 2 1 2 0 6.35
Carlson 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.68
Downs, S 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.15
Frasor 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.28

Downs, S pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

HBP: Cabrera, Me (by Cecil), Teixeira (by Downs, S).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 101-60, Robertson, D 20-10, Bruney 14-8, Hughes, P 15-10, Cecil 99-54, Janssen 38-21, Carlson 13-10, Downs, S 23-10, Frasor 22-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 7-6, Robertson, D 1-0, Bruney 0-1, Hughes, P 0-0, Cecil 2-4, Janssen 2-0, Carlson 3-0, Downs, S 1-0, Frasor 1-0.
Batters faced: Pettitte 27, Robertson, D 4, Bruney 3, Hughes, P 4, Cecil 24, Janssen 8, Carlson 4, Downs, S 6, Frasor 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hughes, P 2-0, Janssen 2-0, Carlson 2-0, Frasor 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 69 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 3:52.
Att: 31,295.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
September 5, 2009
September 5, 2009

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