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Rays 3, Blue Jays 2
Adam Lind heads back to the dugout after striking out in the fourth. (Brian Blanco/AP)
Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay, despite being at the center of numerous trade rumors all week, had another quality outing. However, with the offense unable to come through in the clutch, Toronto dropped its third consecutive game to the Rays.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (43-44)
Lost 3
Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2   TB
Tampa Bay (47-39)
Won 3
July 9, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   2 9 1
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   3 10 0
Standings thru 7/9/09  |  Recap: TOR | TB  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rays stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bautista, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 .263
Hill, A, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .298
Lind, LF 4 0 2 1 0 2 2 .309
Millar, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .234
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .263
Rios, A, RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .262
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .249
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
McDonald, Jo, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .294
Totals 35 2 9 2 2 9 20  

BATTING
2B: Hill, A (15, Price), McDonald, Jo (1, Price).
TB: Lind 2; Wells, V; Rios, A 2; McDonald, Jo 3; Bautista; Hill, A 2.
RBI: McDonald, Jo (2), Lind (59).
2-out RBI: McDonald, Jo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V 3; Hill, A; Overbay.
GIDP: Rios, A.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rios, A (14, 2nd base off Price/Hernandez, M).

FIELDING
E: Barajas (7, throw).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .241
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .313
Longoria, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .287
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 2 2 0 2 0 .232
Zobrist, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .288
Burrell, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 .223
  1-Kapler, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Gross, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277
Bartlett, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .354
Hernandez, M, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .268
Totals 34 3 10 3 1 11 17  

1-Ran for Burrell in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pena, C (19, Halladay).
TB: Bartlett; Hernandez, M; Gross; Longoria 2; Upton, B; Crawford, C; Pena, C 3; Zobrist.
RBI: Longoria (65), Pena, C 2 (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell 3; Bartlett 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (44, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas), Zobrist (10, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Halladay (L, 10-3) 7.0 9 3 3 0 8 0 2.85
Accardo 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.86
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (W, 3-3) 6.0 6 1 1 1 7 0 4.70
Nelson, J (H, 7) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.59
Choate 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.23
Balfour (H, 11) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.39
Wheeler, D (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.13

Choate pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

HBP: Hill, A (by Price).
Pitches-strikes: Halladay 119-83, Accardo 22-12, Price 103-65, Nelson, J 15-11, Choate 4-2, Balfour 28-19, Wheeler, D 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Halladay 3-4, Accardo 0-0, Price 5-5, Nelson, J 0-1, Choate 0-0, Balfour 0-3, Wheeler, D 1-1.
Batters faced: Halladay 30, Accardo 5, Price 25, Nelson, J 4, Choate 1, Balfour 5, Wheeler, D 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Choate 3-1, Balfour 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:57 (:20 delay).
Att: 25,749.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009

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