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First loss for Halladay
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Rangers 5, Blue Jays 4
Roy Halladay went eight innings and gave up five runs against the Rangers on Tuesday. (AP)
Although the Blue Jays battled the Rangers run for run over six innings, an Ian Kinsler homer in the seventh proved to be the difference. Roy Halladay suffered his first loss of the season, going eight innings and allowing five runs.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (6-7)
Won 2
Texas 5, Toronto 4   TOR
Toronto (10-5)
Lost 1
April 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   5 8 1
Toronto
0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0   4 9 0
Standings thru 4/21/09  |  Recap: TEX | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .453
Young, M, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .275
Hamilton, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .231
Blalock, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Byrd, LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .361
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .286
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 3 0 .186
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .184
Andrus, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 33 5 8 5 0 11 8  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (5, Halladay), Blalock (1, Halladay), Saltalamacchia (3, Halladay).
HR: Cruz, N (6, 2nd inning off Halladay, 1 on, 0 out), Kinsler (5, 7th inning off Halladay, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Davis, C; Kinsler 4; Hamilton; Cruz, N 4; Blalock 2; Byrd 3.
RBI: Cruz, N 2 (15), Davis, C (5), Kinsler 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Davis, C; Kinsler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock.
SAC: Andrus.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Andrus (3, throw).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
Hill, A, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .368
Rios, A, RF 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .206
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .274
Lind, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .345
  1-Bautista, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Rolen, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .320
Overbay, 1B 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 .333
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .211
Snider, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .286
Totals 36 4 9 4 3 2 19  

1-Ran for Lind in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Snider (5, McCarthy), Rios, A (4, McCarthy), Overbay (4, McCarthy), Hill, A (4, Francisco, F).
HR: Hill, A (5, 5th inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lind; Scutaro; Rios, A 2; Rolen; Hill, A 6; Overbay 3; Snider 2.
RBI: Rios, A (7), Wells, V (6), Hill, A (15), Lind (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lind; Snider 3; Wells, V.
SF: Wells, V.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Hill, A-Overbay).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
McCarthy (W, 2-0) 6.0 6 3 3 2 2 1 4.76
Guardado (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.38
Jennings (H, 2) 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Wilson, C 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.68
Francisco, F (S, 2) 1.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (L, 3-1) 8.0 8 5 5 0 9 2 3.72
League 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.71

Wilson, C pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Kinsler (by Halladay).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 97-61, Guardado 4-4, Jennings 16-11, Wilson, C 3-2, Francisco, F 27-16, Halladay 104-73, League 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: McCarthy 4-8, Guardado 0-0, Jennings 2-2, Wilson, C 0-0, Francisco, F 1-2, Halladay 9-2, League 0-1.
Batters faced: McCarthy 26, Guardado 1, Jennings 4, Wilson, C 1, Francisco, F 8, Halladay 32, League 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson, C 1-1, Francisco, F 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:46.
Att: 20,996.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009

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