49-45
8 - 5
42-53

Game Story

The way the Toronto Blue Jays have been going lately, they will take a win any way they can get one. Steve Tolleson's two-run single snapped a ninth-inning tie Friday night, helping the Blue Jays recover from blowing a four-run lead to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5. The win was just the fourth in 13...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tor 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 8 11 0
TB 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 11 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
Evan LongoriaDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Desmond JenningsDFP
scored,
Ben ZobristDFP
to third
TOR 0 - TB 1
Top 3rd: Toronto
Munenori KawasakiDFP
singled to shallow right,
Colby RasmusDFP
scored,
Dan JohnsonDFP
to third,
José ReyesDFP
to second
TOR 1 - TB 1
Melky CabreraDFP
singled to second,
Dan JohnsonDFP
scored,
José ReyesDFP
to third,
Munenori KawasakiDFP
to second
TOR 2 - TB 1
José BautistaDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
José ReyesDFP
scored,
Munenori KawasakiDFP
to third
TOR 3 - TB 1
Top 4th: Toronto
José ReyesDFP
singled to right,
Darin MastroianniDFP
and
Dan JohnsonDFP
scored
TOR 5 - TB 1
Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
Ben ZobristDFP
singled to shallow left,
Logan ForsytheDFP
scored,
Kevin KiermaierDFP
to third,
Ben ZobristDFP
to second advancing on throw
TOR 5 - TB 2
Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
Seán RodríguezDFP
homered to deep left,
Evan LongoriaDFP
and
James LoneyDFP
scored
TOR 5 - TB 5
Top 9th: Toronto
Steve TollesonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Dan JohnsonDFP
and
José ReyesDFP
scored
TOR 7 - TB 5
José BautistaDFP
singled to shallow right,
Steve TollesonDFP
scored,
Melky CabreraDFP
to third
TOR 8 - TB 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Toronto

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José ReyesDFP
SS
5 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .274
Munenori KawasakiDFP
2B
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .284
Steve TollesonDFP
2B
1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Melky CabreraDFP
LF
4 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 .303
José BautistaDFP
1B
4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .295
Dioner NavarroDFP
C
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .257
Nolan ReimoldDFP
RF
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
Darin MastroianniDFP
PR-RF
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .108
Colby RasmusDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .212
Dan JohnsonDFP
DH
0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .000
Juan FranciscoDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .230
Totals 35 8 11 8 0 6 11 0 15
Batting
2B - J Reyes (19, G Balfour)
SF - J Bautista
RBI - J Reyes 2 (28), M Kawasaki (3), S Tolleson 2 (12), M Cabrera (45), J Bautista 2 (54)
2-out RBI - J Reyes 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Navarro 1, D Mastroianni 1
GIDP - D Navarro
Team LOB - 7
Running
CS - M Cabrera (2, 2nd base by C Archer/J Molina)
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Reyes-J Bautista)

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .246
Kevin KiermaierDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .298
Ben ZobristDFP
RF
5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .268
Brandon GuyerDFP
LF
5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
3 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .260
James LoneyDFP
1B
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .274
Seán RodríguezDFP
DH
4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 .238
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .245
José MolinaDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .189
Logan ForsytheDFP
2B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Totals 36 5 11 5 1 4 6 0 13
Batting
2B - L Forsythe (8, M Buehrle)
HR - S Rodriguez (9, 7th inning off D McGowan 2 on, 2 Out)
SF - E Longoria
RBI - B Zobrist (22), E Longoria (43), S Rodriguez 3 (32)
2-out RBI - B Zobrist, S Rodriguez 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Kiermaier 1, B Zobrist 2, B Guyer 2
GIDP - J Loney
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - 1 (Y Escobar-J Loney)

Pitching

Toronto

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mark BuehrleDFP
5.0 9 2 2 1 3 0 1.27 2.64
Chad JenkinsDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.24 3.72
Brett CecilDFP
(HLD, 15)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.59 3.41
Dustin McGowanDFP
(BS, 3)
0.0 1 3 3 3 0 1 1.41 4.28
Aaron LoupDFP
(W, 3-2)
1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.16 3.20
Casey JanssenDFP
(SV, 14)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.90 1.29

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris ArcherDFP
5.0 6 5 5 3 7 0 1.31 3.41
César RamosDFP
2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.40 4.04
Brad BoxbergerDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.87 2.45
Grant BalfourDFP
(L, 0-3)
0.1 3 3 3 2 1 0 1.58 5.60
Kirby YatesDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.16 2.45
Pitching
WP - G Balfour
Pitches-strikes - M Buehrle 93-60; C Jenkins 12-7; B Cecil 7-5; D McGowan 23-10; A Loup 26-16; C Janssen 11-9; C Archer 91-55; C Ramos 38-23; B Boxberger 15-12; G Balfour 28-13; K Yates 12-9
Ground balls-fly balls - M Buehrle 4-10; C Jenkins 2-1; B Cecil 2-1; D McGowan 0-1; A Loup 0-1; C Janssen 2-1; C Archer 5-4; C Ramos 3-1; B Boxberger 3-0; G Balfour 0-1; K Yates 0-2
Batters faced - M Buehrle 24; C Jenkins 3; B Cecil 3; D McGowan 4; A Loup 4; C Janssen 3; C Archer 23; C Ramos 7; B Boxberger 4; G Balfour 6; K Yates 2
Game Details
Game Time: 3:41.
Umpires: HP--Todd Tichenor. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Sean Barber. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 17,533.