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Jays can't back ace
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Rays 3, Blue Jays 0
Roy Halladay gave up three runs in eight innings on Tuesday, (AP)
Roy Halladay pitched well -- just not well enough. The ace surrendered a solo homer to former teammate Eric Hinske in the third inning and a two-run triple to Evan Longoria in the eighth, losing to the Rays for the third time this season. The Jays were completely stifled by Matt Garza, who shut down Toronto from start to finish.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (62-44)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 0   TOR
Toronto (54-53)
Lost 1
July 29, 2008
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Tampa Bay
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 6 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 7/29/08  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4000001.272
Upton, CF2100221.269
Crawford, LF4120002.269
Longoria, 3B4012002.278
Pena, 1B4000011.236
Floyd, DH3000000.239
  a-Gomes, PH-DH1000010.191
Navarro, C3010120.310
Hinske, RF3111022.255
  Gross, RF1000000.220
Bartlett, SS3010020.255
Totals323633109 

a-Struck out for Floyd in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (10, Halladay).
3B: Crawford (8, Halladay), Longoria (2, Halladay).
HR: Hinske (15, 3rd inning off Halladay, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Crawford 4; Longoria 3; Navarro; Hinske 4; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Hinske (47), Longoria 2 (63).
2-out RBI: Longoria 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria 2; Crawford; Pena.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Navarro (4, 2nd base by Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena, Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena, Bartlett-Iwamura-Pena).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, 2B4000000.285
Scutaro, SS4010010.260
Rios, CF4000001.278
Overbay, 1B3020000.274
Barajas, C3010002.252
Stairs, DH2000110.247
Rolen, 3B3000012.254
Lind, LF3010010.311
Wilkerson, RF3000011.230
Totals29050156 

BATTING
2B: Lind (10, Garza).
TB: Scutaro; Overbay 2; Barajas; Lind 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilkerson.
GIDP: Rios; Rolen; Barajas.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Barajas-Scutaro).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 9-6)9.05001503.56
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halladay (L, 12-8)8.06333812.85
Carlson 1.00000201.95

Pitches-strikes: Garza 106-74, Halladay 118-72, Carlson 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garza 15-7, Halladay 8-7, Carlson 1-0.
Batters faced: Garza 30, Halladay 32, Carlson 3.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Kevin Causey. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 77 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 26,791.
July 29, 2008

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