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Jays' home mastery ends
Yankees 5, Blue Jays 4
In five-plus solid frames, Jesse Litsch gave up three runs on six hits. (Aaron Harris/AP)
 Hill's homer
 Thomas' two-run double
After sweeping the Rangers over the weekend, the Jays' eight-game home winning streak ended in the opener to the Yankees. A Frank Thomas two-run double gave Toronto the lead in the third, but Jesse Litsch, who hurled five-plus frames, and the Jays' bullpen could not fend off the Yankees' lineup.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (62-50)
Won 4
NY Yankees 5, Toronto 4   TOR
Toronto (56-55)
Lost 1
August 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0   5 9 0
Toronto
0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 8/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5021001.253
Jeter, SS4000013.327
Abreu, RF3100111.284
Rodriguez, 3B3120100.301
Matsui, DH4111002.293
Posada, C2000113.336
Cano, 2B4112023.308
Phillips, 1B4000003.291
Cabrera, CF4131000.298
Totals335953516 

BATTING
2B: Cano (33, Downs).
3B: Cabrera (6, Litsch).
TB: Damon 2; Rodriguez 2; Matsui; Cano 2; Cabrera 5.
RBI: Damon (41), Matsui (79), Cano 2 (65), Cabrera (49).
2-out RBI: Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Jeter.
GIDP: Abreu; Posada; Cano.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Phillips).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF3100204.258
Rios, RF5120022.301
Wells, CF5011033.258
Thomas, DH5022023.257
Glaus, 3B4000024.255
Hill, 2B4111011.275
Thigpen, C2010100.280
  a-Zaun, PH-C1000000.249
Overbay, 1B3000113.247
McDonald, SS2110100.276
  b-Stairs, PH0000000.286
  1-Olmedo, PR-SS0000000.500
Totals3448451120 

a-Grounded out for Thigpen in the 8th. b-Hit by pitch for McDonald in the 8th.
1-Ran for Stairs in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Thomas (17, Pettitte), McDonald (14, Pettitte).
HR: Hill (12, 8th inning off Vizcaino, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rios 2; Wells; Thomas 3; Hill 4; Thigpen; McDonald 2.
RBI: Thomas 2 (63), Wells (60), Hill (59).
2-out RBI: Thomas 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Overbay; Glaus 2; Johnson 2.
GIDP: Thomas.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson (4, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada), Thigpen (1, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada), McDonald (4, 3rd base off Pettitte/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Hill-McDonald-Overbay 2, Overbay-McDonald-Overbay).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 8-7)5.26334704.00
Brower (H, 1)0.11000000.00
Vizcaino (H, 7)2.01111113.97
Rivera (S, 18)1.00000302.83
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Litsch 5.06333403.64
Downs (BS, 2)(L, 1-2)1.03220102.49
Wolfe 2.00000002.21
Janssen 1.00000002.26

Brower pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Litsch pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Stairs (by Vizcaino), Posada (by Wolfe).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 114-62, Brower 9-5, Vizcaino 34-19, Rivera 16-11, Litsch 92-50, Downs 20-11, Wolfe 18-12, Janssen 11-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 5-5, Brower 0-1, Vizcaino 4-1, Rivera 0-0, Litsch 6-5, Downs 2-0, Wolfe 4-2, Janssen 1-2.
Batters faced: Pettitte 27, Brower 2, Vizcaino 8, Rivera 3, Litsch 22, Downs 6, Wolfe 6, Janssen 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Brower 2-0, Vizcaino 1-0, Downs 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:17.
Att: 42,714.

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