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Homers lead way
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Yankees 9, Blue Jays 4
Derek Jeter's first-inning homer was his fifth of the year. (Aaron Harris/AP)
Batting leadoff, Derek Jeter hit his 200th homer in the first inning, and Alex Rodriguez later added homer No. 537, moving past Mickey Mantle for sole possession of 13th place on the all-time list. The power was enough for Darrell Rasner, who grinded through five innings.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (50-44)
Won 1
NY Yankees 9, Toronto 4   TOR
Toronto (46-48)
Lost 1
July 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0   9 11 2
Toronto
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 7 2
Standings thru 7/12/08  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5123002.287
Abreu, RF5010025.271
Rodriguez, 3B5123032.313
Giambi, 1B4000003.249
  Betemit, 1B1010000.250
Posada, DH3100211.270
Cano, 2B5110013.248
Cabrera, CF5220023.244
Moeller, C3100003.242
Gardner, LF2223200.182
Totals3891194922 

BATTING
2B: Cano (19, Tallet).
HR: Jeter (5, 1st inning off Litsch, 0 on, 0 out), Rodriguez (19, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter 5; Abreu; Rodriguez 5; Betemit; Cano 2; Cabrera 2; Gardner 2.
RBI: Jeter 3 (42), Gardner 3 (6), Rodriguez 3 (53).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez 2; Gardner 2; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Cabrera; Moeller.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Moeller (3, catcher interference), Cano (7, fielding).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, RF5120010.310
Scutaro, 2B5121022.261
Overbay, 1B4100024.269
Stairs, DH3000024.253
Wilkerson, CF3110103.231
Rolen, 3B4000014.263
Lind, LF4013001.263
Zaun, C3000112.244
McDonald, SS4010001.173
Totals354742921 

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (10, Rasner).
3B: Inglett (5, Rasner), Lind (1, Rasner).
TB: Inglett 4; Scutaro 2; Wilkerson 2; Lind 3; McDonald.
RBI: Scutaro (28), Lind 3 (16).
2-out RBI: Lind 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun 2; Wilkerson 2; Stairs.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (5, fielding), McDonald (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Scutaro-McDonald-Overbay, Overbay).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (W, 5-7)5.07431604.97
Ramirez 1.00000102.73
Veras 1.00000102.87
Farnsworth 1.00001003.51
Hawkins 1.00000105.79
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Litsch (L, 8-6)2.27831314.16
Tallet 1.12110213.19
Wolfe 2.01001103.18
Frasor 2.00002203.81
League 1.01000104.70

HBP: Stairs (by Rasner), Moeller (by Litsch).
Pitches-strikes: Rasner 108-75, Ramirez 14-11, Veras 11-7, Farnsworth 17-8, Hawkins 19-13, Litsch 80-48, Tallet 27-17, Wolfe 26-15, Frasor 34-19, League 9-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rasner 6-3, Ramirez 0-2, Veras 0-2, Farnsworth 0-3, Hawkins 1-1, Litsch 5-0, Tallet 0-2, Wolfe 3-1, Frasor 2-2, League 0-2.
Batters faced: Rasner 26, Ramirez 3, Veras 3, Farnsworth 4, Hawkins 3, Litsch 19, Tallet 6, Wolfe 6, Frasor 8, League 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Tallet 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:19.
Att: 44,363.

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