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Extra effort pays off
Ryan notches first save
Closer B.J. Ryan earned his first save of the year after holding the Tigers in check in the 10th inning. Third baseman Troy Glaus and right fielder Alex Rios each came through with an RBI to lead Toronto to its first win of the season at Comerica Park on Monday.
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Blue Jays 5, Tigers 3
Lyle Overbay is congratulated after scoring on Vernon Wells' single in the first. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/02: TOR 5, DET 3
  • Wed. 04/04: DET 10, TOR 9
  • Thu. 04/05: PPD
Rodney runs into trouble
Closer Fernando Rodney allowed two runs in the 10th inning, and the Tigers offense wasn't able to make up for it. Designated hitter Gary Sheffield made his presence known in the Tigers' order, contributing two RBIs.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 02, 2007
TOR
Toronto (1-0)
Won 1
Toronto 5, Detroit 3   DET
Detroit (0-1)
Lost 1
April 2, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Toronto
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 7 1
Detroit
0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 7 0
Standings thru 4/2/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF4100102.000
Overbay, 1B4121101.500
  1-Smith, PR0100000.000
  Phillips, 1B0000000.000
Wells, CF4211112.250
Thomas, DH4010021.250
Glaus, 3B4011102.250
Rios, RF5012014.200
Zaun, C5000014.000
Hill, 2B3000100.000
Clayton, SS2010100.500
  a-Stairs, PH1000001.000
  McDonald, SS0000000.000
Totals365756517 

a-Grounded into a double play for Clayton in the 9th.
1-Ran for Overbay in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (1, Bonderman), Rios (1, Bonderman).
TB: Overbay 3; Wells; Thomas; Glaus; Rios 2; Clayton.
RBI: Overbay (1), Wells (1), Rios 2 (2), Glaus (1).
2-out RBI: Rios.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun 4; Wells.
GIDP: Stairs.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wells (1, 2nd base off Bonderman/Rodriguez, I), Johnson (1, 2nd base off Bonderman/Rodriguez, I).

FIELDING
E: Hill (1, fielding).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5120011.400
Polanco, 2B5031001.600
Sheffield, DH3002012.000
Ordonez, RF4010102.250
Guillen, SS-1B5000005.000
Rodriguez, I, C4000020.000
Casey, 1B3010100.333
  1-Perez, PR-SS0000000.000
Monroe, LF4000042.000
Inge, 3B3200101.000
Totals363733814 


1-Ran for Casey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Granderson (1, Halladay).
TB: Granderson 3; Polanco 3; Ordonez; Casey.
RBI: Sheffield 2 (2), Polanco (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez; Guillen 2.
SF: Sheffield 2.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Casey).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halladay 6.06321403.00
Janssen 2.10000100.00
Downs 0.00001000.00
Frasor (W, 1-0)0.20000100.00
Ryan (S, 1)1.01001200.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman 6.05332304.50
Zumaya 2.00002100.00
Jones 1.00001000.00
Rodney (L, 0-1)1.022211018.00

Downs pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Bonderman.
HBP: Thomas (by Rodney).
Pitches-strikes: Halladay 104-69, Janssen 25-18, Downs 7-3, Frasor 6-5, Ryan 20-13, Bonderman 89-58, Zumaya 34-19, Jones 11-7, Rodney 31-21.
Ground outs-fly outs: Halladay 6-8, Janssen 3-3, Downs 0-0, Frasor 1-0, Ryan 0-1, Bonderman 4-11, Zumaya 3-2, Jones 2-1, Rodney 2-0.
Batters faced: Halladay 26, Janssen 7, Downs 1, Frasor 2, Ryan 5, Bonderman 25, Zumaya 8, Jones 3, Rodney 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Frasor 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 62 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 18 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 44,297.

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