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So long, Cecil
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Blue Jays 3, Twins 2
Adam Lind and John McDonald celebrate after the final out is recorded Thursday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Making the final start of his rookie season in an effort to keep his innings down, Brett Cecil limited the Twins to just two runs in six innings. He was backed offensively by Adam Lind, who knocked in two of the three Toronto runs in the series finale.
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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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