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Dingers deny Jays
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Yankees 7, Blue Jays 5
Lyle Overbay watches his bases-clearing double in the third inning. (AP)
Lyle Overbay hit a three-run double in the third and Randy Ruiz homered in the fourth, which looked to be enough for Scott Richmond. But reliever Jesse Carlson allowed back-to-back homers in a four-run Yankees eighth, and the Jays fell despite Edwin Encarnacion's tater in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (54-58)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 7, Toronto 5   NYY
NY Yankees (70-43)
Won 1
August 11, 2009
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Toronto
0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1   5 8 0
NY Yankees
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 X   7 14 0
Standings thru 8/11/09  |  Recap: TOR | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Yankees stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .295
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .290
Lind, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .297
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 3 0 1 2 .264
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Ruiz, R, DH 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .250
Encarnacion, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .207
Barajas, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
  1-McDonald, Jo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Inglett, RF 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .241
Totals 35 5 8 5 2 8 10  

1-Ran for Barajas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (23, Chamberlain).
HR: Ruiz, R (1, 4th inning off Chamberlain, 0 on, 0 out), Encarnacion (6, 9th inning off Rivera, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lind; Scutaro; Ruiz, R 4; Encarnacion 4; Barajas; Inglett; Hill, A; Overbay 2.
RBI: Overbay 3 (48), Ruiz, R (1), Encarnacion (18).
2-out RBI: Overbay 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Scutaro.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Wells, V (Teixeira at home), Inglett (Damon at 2nd base).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 .318
Damon, LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .285
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .286
Rodriguez, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .257
Matsui, DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .265
Posada, C 4 1 2 2 0 2 0 .283
Cano, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .316
Hinske, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .259
  1-Hairston, J, PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 1 1 2 0 2 1 .279
Totals 35 7 14 7 2 9 15  

1-Ran for Hinske in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Damon 2 (25, Richmond, Richmond), Posada (18, Richmond), Cano (32, Richmond), Hinske (10, Carlson).
HR: Matsui (17, 8th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 0 out), Posada (15, 8th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada 6; Cano 3; Teixeira; Matsui 4; Jeter 3; Damon 5; Hinske 2; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Teixeira (84), Posada 2 (52), Cabrera, Me 2 (45), Matsui (53), Damon (66).
2-out RBI: Posada; Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A 2.
SF: Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera, Me (6, 2nd base off Roenicke/Barajas).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond 6.0 8 3 3 2 8 0 4.01
Accardo (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.50
Carlson (BS, 3)(L, 1-5) 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 2 5.40
Roenicke 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.94
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain 6.0 5 4 4 2 5 1 3.85
Bruney 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.32
Coke 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
Robertson, D (W, 2-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Rivera (S, 33) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.02

Game Scores: Richmond 50, Chamberlain 49.
Balk: Richmond.
Pitches-strikes: Richmond 97-59, Accardo 15-10, Carlson 16-10, Roenicke 11-8, Chamberlain 103-64, Bruney 14-9, Coke 9-6, Robertson, D 3-2, Rivera 18-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Richmond 2-5, Accardo 1-1, Carlson 1-0, Roenicke 0-0, Chamberlain 8-1, Bruney 0-2, Coke 1-1, Robertson, D 1-0, Rivera 0-0.
Batters faced: Richmond 27, Accardo 4, Carlson 4, Roenicke 3, Chamberlain 25, Bruney 4, Coke 2, Robertson, D 1, Rivera 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Roenicke 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 46,523.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009

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