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Walk-off wonder
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Yankees 4, Blue Jays 3
A.J. Burnett greets Robinson Cano with a celebratory pie to the face. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Robinson Cano's fourth walk-off hit of the season -- and the Yankees' 11th -- capped off a 6-1 homestand for New York, which edged Toronto despite throwing four wild pitches and losing Derek Jeter to injury early. Chad Gaudin earned the win with scoreless innings in the 10th and 11th.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (54-59)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 4, Toronto 3   NYY
NY Yankees (71-43)
Won 2
August 12, 2009
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Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 14 1
NY Yankees
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 7 0
Standings thru 8/12/09  |  Recap: TOR | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Yankees stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 2 0 1 1 1 .296
Hill, A, 2B 6 0 1 0 0 2 6 .289
Lind, LF 6 0 2 0 0 2 1 .298
Overbay, 1B 4 0 2 0 2 2 2 .268
Wells, V, CF 6 0 1 0 0 2 5 .255
Ruiz, R, DH 5 2 2 1 0 1 4 .333
Encarnacion, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .207
Chavez, R, C 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .281
  1-McDonald, Jo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
  Barajas, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Inglett, RF 5 0 1 0 0 3 4 .238
Totals 46 3 14 2 4 13 23  

1-Ran for Chavez, R in the 10th.

BATTING
HR: Ruiz, R (2, 2nd inning off Burnett, AJ, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Wells, V; Lind 2; Scutaro 2; Ruiz, R 5; Inglett; Encarnacion; Chavez, R 2; Hill, A; Overbay 2.
RBI: Ruiz, R (2), Chavez, R (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Hill, A 3; Ruiz, R.
GIDP: Ruiz, R.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
E: Romero, R (2, pickoff).
DP: (Scutaro-Overbay).
Pickoffs: Chavez, R (Pena, R at 1st base).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .317
  Pena, R, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
  a-Teixeira, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Damon, LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .287
Matsui, DH 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .260
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .257
Posada, C 5 0 1 1 0 3 3 .282
Cano, 2B 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .317
Swisher, 1B-RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .244
Hinske, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .252
  Hairston, J, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .275
Totals 37 4 7 4 3 10 17  

a-Popped out for Pena, R in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (26, Romero, R), Rodriguez, Al (12, Romero, R).
HR: Damon (22, 3rd inning off Romero, R, 0 on, 0 out), Cano (18, 4th inning off Romero, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada; Cano 5; Damon 6; Pena, R; Rodriguez, Al 2.
RBI: Posada (53), Damon (67), Cano 2 (60).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Pena, R; Posada.
GIDP: Matsui.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Pena, R (1st base by Chavez, R).

FIELDING
DP: (Pena, R-Cano-Swisher).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Romero, R 6.0 4 3 3 3 5 2 3.70
League 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.50
Camp (L, 1-6) 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.02
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ 6.0 10 3 3 2 7 1 3.71
Coke 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.88
Robertson, D 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.24
Hughes, P 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.49
Gaudin (W, 5-10) 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 5.03

WP: Burnett, AJ 3, Robertson, D.
HBP: Jeter (by Romero, R), Rodriguez, Al (by Camp).
Pitches-strikes: Romero, R 109-66, League 34-22, Camp 26-15, Burnett, AJ 107-68, Coke 3-3, Robertson, D 26-17, Hughes, P 16-14, Gaudin 44-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Romero, R 6-7, League 3-2, Camp 0-0, Burnett, AJ 5-1, Coke 0-1, Robertson, D 1-1, Hughes, P 0-2, Gaudin 1-1.
Batters faced: Romero, R 26, League 9, Camp 7, Burnett, AJ 29, Coke 2, Robertson, D 5, Hughes, P 6, Gaudin 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, D 1-0, Hughes, P 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, L to R.
T: 3:56.
Att: 47,113.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009

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