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Jays disrupt plans
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Blue Jays 11, Red Sox 5
Rod Barajas is greeted at the plate after his three-run homer in the third.  (Charles Krupa/AP)
Toronto kept Boston from reducing its magic number to clinch a playoff spot, completely dominating the Red Sox's pitching staff from the get-go. Aaron Hill, Rod Barajas and Jose Bautista each homered to push the Jays' winning streak to four games in the rain-shortened victory.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 09/28: TOR 11, BOS 5
  • Tue. 09/29: TOR 8, BOS 7
  • Wed. 09/30: TOR 12, BOS 0
TOR
Toronto (73-84)
Won 4
Toronto 11, Boston 5   BOS
Boston (91-65)
Lost 4
September 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
4 0 3 2 2 0 0       11 14 0
Boston
2 0 1 0 0 1 1       5 7 0
Standings thru 9/28/09  |  Recap: TOR | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bautista, RF 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 .236
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .285
Lind, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .302
Wells, V, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .262
Encarnacion, 3B 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 .223
  Millar, 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .213
Overbay, 1B 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .271
Barajas, C 4 2 2 3 0 1 3 .234
Snider, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235
McDonald, Jo, SS 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .242
Totals 34 11 14 11 1 4 8  

BATTING
2B: Wells, V (35, Bowden), Overbay (35, Bowden).
HR: Hill, A (35, 1st inning off Bowden, 0 on, 1 out), Barajas (19, 3rd inning off Bowden, 2 on, 2 out), Bautista (9, 4th inning off Jones, H, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Barajas 5; Wells, V 2; Lind; Millar; McDonald, Jo; Encarnacion 2; Bautista 5; Hill, A 4; Overbay 4.
RBI: Hill, A (104), Encarnacion (35), Overbay 2 (61), Barajas 3 (71), Bautista 3 (33), McDonald, Jo (10).
2-out RBI: Barajas 3; Bautista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snider; Hill, A; Barajas.
SF: McDonald, Jo.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .298
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .295
Martinez, V, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .301
  Kottaras, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Youkilis, 3B 3 2 2 3 0 0 0 .305
Ortiz, D, DH 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .238
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .266
  Gathright, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Drew, J, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .272
  Anderson, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Kotchman, 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .270
Gonzalez, Al, SS 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 .236
Totals 25 5 7 5 4 3 7  

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (30, Richmond), Pedroia (47, Janssen).
HR: Youkilis 2 (27, 1st inning off Richmond, 1 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out), Ortiz, D (28, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 5; Pedroia 2; Drew, J 2; Youkilis 8; Martinez, V.
RBI: Youkilis 3 (90), Ortiz, D (95), Pedroia (68).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (W, 8-10) 6.0 6 4 4 2 3 3 5.35
Janssen 0.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 6.00
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bowden (L, 0-1) 3.0 7 7 7 1 3 2 10.80
Jones, H 1.2 5 4 4 0 1 1 10.03
Richardson, D 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Delcarmen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.30

Janssen pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Snider (by Jones, H).
Pitches-strikes: Richmond 102-60, Janssen 13-4, Bowden 67-37, Jones, H 28-18, Richardson, D 24-15, Delcarmen 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Richmond 5-7, Janssen 0-0, Bowden 4-1, Jones, H 0-3, Richardson, D 1-3, Delcarmen 1-1.
Batters faced: Richmond 26, Janssen 3, Bowden 17, Jones, H 11, Richardson, D 6, Delcarmen 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Richardson, D 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:22 (1:02 delay).
Att: 37,591.
Venue: Fenway Park.
September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009

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