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Rookie outduels vet
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Rays 3, Blue Jays 2
B.J. Upton and Michel Hernandez celebrate after scoring in the fifth. (Brian Blanco/AP)
Rays rookie southpaw David Price gave another glimpse of his considerable potential by outdueling Toronto All-Star Roy Halladay in the series finale to lead Tampa Bay to a three-game sweep of the visiting Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.
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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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