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Baker's run is done
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Blue Jays 3, Twins 2
Denard Span is greeted by Joe Mauer after going deep in the third inning. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Scott Baker turned in a quality start in the finale vs. the Blue Jays, but the Twins' offense wasn't strong enough to give the righty his eighth straight win. Instead, Minnesota settled for a series split and Baker lost for the first time in 12 starts.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (70-70)
Lost 1
Toronto 3, Minnesota 2   TOR
Toronto (63-77)
Won 1
September 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
Toronto
1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X   3 6 0
Standings thru 9/10/09  |  Recap: MIN | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .308
Cabrera, O, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .275
Mauer, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .363
Morneau, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Kubel, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .305
Cuddyer, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .269
Young, D, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .265
Harris, B, 3B 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .263
  1-Tolbert, PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178
  a-Morales, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .338
Punto, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .222
Totals 33 2 7 2 2 5 13  

a-Flied out for Tolbert in the 9th.
1-Ran for Harris, B in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, O (30, Cecil), Cuddyer (31, Cecil), Young, D (11, Cecil), Punto (12, Cecil).
HR: Span (7, 3rd inning off Cecil, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cuddyer 2; Punto 2; Cabrera, O 3; Kubel; Span 4; Young, D 2.
RBI: Span (55), Cabrera, O (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Punto; Harris, B; Cabrera, O.
GIDP: Cuddyer.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera, O-Punto-Morneau).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Inglett, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .282
Snider, RF-LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .234
Lind, LF 3 0 1 2 0 1 2 .301
  Wells, V, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .265
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .200
Ruiz, R, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
Bautista, CF-RF 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 .229
Chavez, R, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .268
McDonald, Jo, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .261
Totals 28 3 6 3 4 7 12  

BATTING
2B: Lind (46, Baker, S), Bautista (11, Baker, S), Snider (10, Baker, S), McDonald, Jo (6, Baker, S).
HR: Bautista (5, 4th inning off Baker, S, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lind 2; Encarnacion; Bautista 6; McDonald, Jo 2; Snider 2.
RBI: Lind 2 (96), Bautista (22).
2-out RBI: Bautista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Encarnacion; McDonald, Jo; Overbay.
SF: Lind.
GIDP: Ruiz, R.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Encarnacion-Inglett-Overbay).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Baker, S (L, 13-8) 6.2 5 3 3 4 7 1 4.33
Mahay 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.53
Crain 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.53
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cecil (W, 7-4) 6.0 7 2 2 1 3 1 5.30
Accardo (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.45
Carlson (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.55
Camp (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.49
Downs, S (H, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.93
Frasor (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.19

Balk: Carlson.
Pitches-strikes: Baker, S 104-68, Mahay 9-4, Crain 9-6, Cecil 100-63, Accardo 5-1, Carlson 5-3, Camp 2-2, Downs, S 7-7, Frasor 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Baker, S 1-7, Mahay 1-0, Crain 1-0, Cecil 7-4, Accardo 1-0, Carlson 0-0, Camp 1-0, Downs, S 3-0, Frasor 1-1.
Batters faced: Baker, S 29, Mahay 2, Crain 2, Cecil 25, Accardo 2, Carlson 1, Camp 1, Downs, S 3, Frasor 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0, Carlson 1-0, Camp 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Kevin Causey.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:39.
Att: 11,461.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009

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