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Jays stretch streak
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Blue Jays 1, Rays 0
Adam Lind scores a run in the second inning on Sunday afternoon. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Rookie left-hander David Purcey tossed eight shutout innings, leading the Blue Jays to a sweep of the Rays and their eighth straight victory. Rod Barajas hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning. The Blue Jays moved 10 games over .500.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (85-56)
Lost 3
Toronto 1, Tampa Bay 0   TOR
Toronto (76-66)
Won 8
September 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 2
Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   1 6 0
Standings thru 9/7/08  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .278
Upton, B, CF 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .275
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .245
Baldelli, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .326
Aybar, W, 3B 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .256
Bartlett, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .279
Perez, F, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .143
Riggans, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
Zobrist, LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .217
Totals 31 0 6 0 3 9 13  

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (19, Purcey), Aybar, W (16, Purcey).
TB: Bartlett 2; Aybar, W 3; Upton, B 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez, F; Riggans; Baldelli 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Upton, B (15, 2nd base by Purcey/Barajas).
PO: Aybar, W (1st base by Barajas), Upton, B (1st base by Purcey).

FIELDING
E: Iwamura (6, fielding), Riggans (5, throw).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Inglett, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .301
Scutaro, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258
Rios, A, DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .295
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .297
Lind, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .297
  Wilkerson, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Overbay, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .277
Barajas, C 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .255
Rolen, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .249
Snider, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .308
Totals 30 1 6 1 1 8 15  

BATTING
2B: Lind (13, Garza, M).
3B: Rios, A (8, Garza, M).
TB: Lind 2; Wells, V; Rios, A 3; Rolen; Overbay; Snider.
RBI: Barajas (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Rios, A 3; Barajas.
SF: Barajas.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Inglett (9, 2nd base off Garza, M/Riggans).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Barajas (Aybar, W at 1st base), Purcey (Upton, B at 1st base).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (L, 11-9) 7.0 6 1 1 1 7 0 3.55
Wheeler, D 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.49
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Purcey (W, 3-5) 8.0 6 0 0 3 7 0 5.23
Carlson (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.90

Balk: Garza, M.
Pitches-strikes: Garza, M 100-66, Wheeler, D 13-8, Purcey 111-71, Carlson 11-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Garza, M 5-2, Wheeler, D 0-1, Purcey 3-11, Carlson 1-0.
Batters faced: Garza, M 29, Wheeler, D 3, Purcey 31, Carlson 3.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:39.
Att: 39,854.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
September 7, 2008
September 7, 2008

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