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Pavano stellar
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Twins 4, Blue Jays 1
Carl Pavano allowed six hits and two walks in 7 1/3 innings. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Carl Pavano outdueled Cy Young candidate Roy Halladay, as the Twins' starter tossed 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball to silence the Blue Jays' bats. Justin Morneau picked up his 30th homer and 100th RBI to help keep Minnesota's postseason hopes alive. Orlando Cabrera also went deep.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (70-69)
Won 1
Minnesota 4, Toronto 1   TOR
Toronto (62-77)
Lost 1
September 9, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2   4 9 1
Toronto
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Standings thru 9/9/09  |  Recap: MIN | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF-RF-LF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .309
Cabrera, O, SS 5 1 1 1 0 2 1 .274
Mauer, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .367
Morneau, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .279
Kubel, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
  Gomez, C, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Young, D, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265
  2-Casilla, A, PR-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195
Buscher, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .238
Morales, J, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .342
  1-Tolbert, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178
  Redmond, M, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .242
Punto, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .221
  a-Cuddyer, PH-RF 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .269
Totals 37 4 9 4 1 9 12  

a-Doubled for Punto in the 9th.
1-Ran for Morales, J in the 7th. 2-Ran for Young, D in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Buscher (3, Halladay), Young, D (10, Halladay), Cuddyer (30, Halladay).
HR: Cabrera, O (6, 6th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 0 out), Morneau (30, 8th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cuddyer 2; Buscher 4; Young, D 2; Punto; Cabrera, O 4; Morneau 4; Mauer.
RBI: Cabrera, O (57), Morneau (100), Cuddyer 2 (70).
2-out RBI: Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, J; Span 2; Cabrera, O.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Morales, J (3, throw).
DP: (Cabrera, O-Morneau).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .282
Bautista, RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .223
Lind, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .268
Wells, V, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .252
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .238
Encarnacion, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .199
Snider, LF 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .230
McDonald, Jo, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Totals 31 1 6 1 2 6 15  

BATTING
2B: Snider 2 (9, Pavano, Pavano).
3B: Encarnacion (2, Pavano).
TB: Wells, V 2; Scutaro; Encarnacion 3; Snider 4.
RBI: Snider (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Overbay 2; Bautista; Barajas; Lind.
SAC: Bautista.
GIDP: Barajas.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Scutaro (12, 2nd base off Pavano/Morales, J), Wells, V (16, 2nd base off Pavano/Morales, J).

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (8, fielding).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pavano (W, 12-11) 7.1 6 1 1 2 5 0 4.92
Mijares (H, 21) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.17
Nathan (S, 38) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.24
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (L, 14-9) 9.0 9 4 4 1 9 2 3.03

Pitches-strikes: Pavano 103-65, Mijares 8-5, Nathan 15-9, Halladay 108-82.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pavano 7-4, Mijares 1-0, Nathan 1-1, Halladay 12-4.
Batters faced: Pavano 29, Mijares 2, Nathan 3, Halladay 38.
Inherited runners-scored: Mijares 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 2:23.
Att: 11,159.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009

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