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Jeter equals Maris
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Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1
Robinson Cano, who'd walked, reaches third on Jose Molina's line-drive single. (AP)
In a game that lasted less than two and a half hours, Derek Jeter hit his 203rd career homer, tying him with Roger Maris for 11th on New York's all-time list, giving the Yanks a five-run edge. That would be more than enough, as Andy Pettitte held Toronto scoreless until the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (67-59)
Won 1
NY Yankees 5, Toronto 1   TOR
Toronto (65-61)
Lost 1
August 20, 2008
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NY Yankees
2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 0
Standings thru 8/20/08  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .313
Jeter, SS 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .298
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .290
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .310
Giambi, 1B 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .246
  Ransom, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Nady, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .328
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .318
Cano, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .263
Molina, J, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .227
Totals 35 5 10 5 2 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Matsui (14, Frasor).
HR: Jeter (8, 4th inning off Purcey, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Matsui 2; Jeter 6; Damon 2; Molina, J; Abreu; Nady 2.
RBI: Giambi (73), Nady (76), Damon (52), Jeter 2 (60).
2-out RBI: Nady; Jeter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Abreu.
SF: Giambi.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Eckstein, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .274
Scutaro, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .287
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .288
Lind, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .295
Barajas, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .252
Overbay, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Mench, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215
McDonald, Jo, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Totals 32 1 5 1 0 5 9  

BATTING
TB: Scutaro; Eckstein; Barajas; Wells, V; Rios, A.
RBI: Rios, A (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mench; Lind.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Overbay-McDonald, Jo).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 13-9) 7.0 5 1 1 0 4 0 4.17
Bruney 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.33
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Purcey (L, 2-4) 4.0 7 5 5 2 2 1 6.55
Tallet 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.88
Carlson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.20
Frasor 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.20

Game Scores: Pettitte , Purcey .
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 83-62, Bruney 24-17, Purcey 79-45, Tallet 25-18, Carlson 13-8, Frasor 20-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 11-4, Bruney 2-0, Purcey 3-5, Tallet 3-0, Carlson 2-1, Frasor 2-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 26, Bruney 6, Purcey 21, Tallet 8, Carlson 3, Frasor 6.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 34,910.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 20, 2008
August 20, 2008

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