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Short night for Sidney
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Blue Jays 14, Yankees 3
Alex Rodriguez has words with the home-plate umpire after striking out in the fourth. (AP)
Sidney Ponson was only able to get through a season-low two-plus innings, allowing five straight batters to reach in the third -- all of whom scored. That put the Yankees in a deep hole from which they could not recover, getting just a three-run homer from Hideki Matsui in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (67-60)
Lost 1
Toronto 14, NY Yankees 3   TOR
Toronto (66-61)
Won 1
August 21, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0   3 7 1
Toronto
1 1 5 3 3 0 0 1 X   14 21 0
Standings thru 8/21/08  |  Recap: NYY | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Blue Jays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF-LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .313
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .297
  Ransom, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Abreu, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .288
  Molina, J, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .308
  Betemit, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Giambi, 1B 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .250
  Gardner, B, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189
Nady, LF-RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .327
Matsui, DH 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .317
Cano, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .261
Rodriguez, I, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .288
Totals 32 3 7 3 2 10 13  

BATTING
HR: Matsui (8, 7th inning off Halladay, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Matsui 4; Giambi 2; Jeter; Damon; Rodriguez, I; Nady.
RBI: Matsui 3 (37).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Jeter.
GIDP: Abreu.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon 2 (23, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Giambi (7, fielding).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Inglett, 2B 5 3 4 0 1 0 2 .308
Scutaro, 3B 6 3 4 4 0 1 4 .268
Rios, A, RF 6 2 3 3 0 1 2 .289
Wells, V, CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .284
Lind, LF 5 3 3 1 0 1 0 .303
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 2 4 .267
Stairs, DH 5 0 2 3 0 1 5 .248
Barajas, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .255
McDonald, Jo, SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .222
Totals 44 14 21 14 3 6 27  

BATTING
2B: Inglett (10, Ponson), Rios, A (37, Ponson), Stairs (11, Traber), Barajas (18, Britton), Scutaro (14, Britton).
HR: Scutaro (5, 5th inning off Traber, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Barajas 3; Lind 3; Scutaro 8; Rios, A 4; McDonald, Jo 2; Inglett 5; Stairs 3; Overbay.
RBI: Rios, A 3 (58), Barajas (41), Lind (36), McDonald, Jo 2 (16), Stairs 3 (44), Scutaro 4 (47).
2-out RBI: McDonald, Jo 2; Stairs 3; Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inglett; Barajas; Scutaro 2; Overbay; Rios, A 2.
SF: Barajas.
Team RISP: 9-for-22.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rios, A (8, 2nd base by Ponson/Rodriguez, I).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Inglett-Overbay, Inglett-McDonald, Jo-Overbay).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ponson (L, 7-4) 2.0 8 7 7 1 0 0 4.67
Robertson, D 1.1 3 2 2 1 1 0 5.96
Traber 2.1 7 4 4 1 2 1 7.02
Ramirez, E 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
Britton 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.61
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (W, 15-9) 7.0 5 3 3 2 9 1 2.68
Downs, S 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.38
League 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08

Ponson pitched to 5 batters in the 3rd.

Pitches-strikes: Ponson 51-31, Robertson, D 31-19, Traber 48-34, Ramirez, E 6-4, Britton 38-27, Halladay 94-66, Downs, S 13-10, League 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Ponson 2-2, Robertson, D 0-0, Traber 1-3, Ramirez, E 0-0, Britton 1-2, Halladay 7-1, Downs, S 1-0, League 3-0.
Batters faced: Ponson 14, Robertson, D 8, Traber 15, Ramirez, E 1, Britton 10, Halladay 27, Downs, S 3, League 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, D 2-2, Traber 2-2, Ramirez, E 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 37,037.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
August 21, 2008
August 21, 2008

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