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Blue Jays 5, Mariners 4
Brian Tallet struck out six and walked two against the Mariners. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
Rod Barajas' RBI double in the eighth inning capped a three-run rally and gave the Blue Jays their third consecutive victory over the Mariners. Brian Tallet pitched seven strong innings, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (80-76)
Lost 3
Toronto 5, Seattle 4   TOR
Toronto (72-84)
Won 3
September 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0   4 7 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 9/27/09  |  Recap: SEA | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .351
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .282
Lopez, Jo, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .272
Sweeney, M, DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .283
Beltre, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
Hall, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .204
Johjima, C 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .251
Tuiasosopo, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .263
Wilson, Jo, SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .199
  a-Griffey Jr., PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
  1-Saunders, M, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Totals 34 4 7 4 2 7 12  

a-Singled for Wilson, Jo in the 9th.
1-Ran for Griffey Jr. in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Johjima (9, 5th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out), Tuiasosopo (1, 5th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out), Gutierrez, F (18, 5th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 2 out), Sweeney, M (8, 8th inning off Wolfe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lopez, Jo; Griffey Jr.; Sweeney, M 4; Tuiasosopo 4; Gutierrez, F 4; Johjima 5.
RBI: Johjima (22), Tuiasosopo (2), Gutierrez, F (65), Sweeney, M (32).
2-out RBI: Gutierrez, F.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tuiasosopo.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bautista, RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .234
Hill, A, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .285
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .219
Wells, V, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .262
Ruiz, R, DH 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .276
  a-Lind, PH-DH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .302
Barajas, C 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 .231
Millar, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .210
Snider, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .239
McDonald, Jo, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .240
Totals 32 5 9 5 1 5 13  

a-Singled for Ruiz, R in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ruiz, R (4, Rowland-Smith), McDonald, Jo (7, Rowland-Smith), Barajas (19, Batista).
TB: Barajas 2; Wells, V; Lind; Millar; Ruiz, R 2; McDonald, Jo 2; Bautista 2; Snider.
RBI: Barajas 2 (68), Millar (28), Bautista (30), Lind (110).
2-out RBI: Millar; Lind; Barajas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar 2.
SF: Barajas.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rowland-Smith (L, 4-4) 7.0 7 5 5 1 3 0 3.91
Batista (BS, 4) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.19
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet 7.0 5 3 3 2 6 3 5.32
Wolfe (W, 2-2) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8.79
Camp (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.16

Rowland-Smith pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Beltre, A (by Tallet), Suzuki, I (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Rowland-Smith 114-74, Batista 20-14, Tallet 110-66, Wolfe 18-10, Camp 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rowland-Smith 2-12, Batista 1-0, Tallet 6-6, Wolfe 1-2, Camp 1-1.
Batters faced: Rowland-Smith 29, Batista 5, Tallet 30, Wolfe 4, Camp 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Batista 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:32.
Att: 39,052.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
September 27, 2009
September 27, 2009

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