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Blue Jays Suffer 5-3 Loss to Yankees

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Munenori Kawasaki had two hits to earn a game grade of 90.0 (A-) but the Blue Jays fell to New York, 5-3.

The Blue Jays began the scoring in the top of the fifth when J.P. Arencibia hit a solo home run off starter Andy Pettitte. Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the fifth, the Yankees grabbed the lead for good when Vernon Wells hit a single off J.A. Happ to bring in Eduardo Nunez.

Happ lasted 5 1/3 innings and fell to 3-3 on the year while allowing four runs on three hits with four strikeouts and five walks. the win went to Pettitte (9-9), who pitched six innings and allowed one run on four hits with three strikeouts and three walks. Kawasaki was solid at the plate for the Blue Jays, going 2 for 4 with an RBI. Arencibia also had a good game, going 1 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Curtis Granderson went 1 for 3 with a home run, two runs, an RBI, and a walk in the win.

The Blue Jays were swept in the four-game road series. They will take on the Astros Friday at Minute Maid Park at 7:10 PM CDT.


Blue Jays Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A-90.0M. Kawasaki2B4200100
B+87.8J. ReyesSS5200000
B86.5J. ArencibiaC4111102
B86.4K. PillarLF3110010
B86.3R. DavisCF4100010
C76.9M. DeRosaDH2000011
C75.0M. SierraRF3010010
C73.7B. Lawrie3B4100000
C-70.0A. LindPH1000001
D63.0E. Encarnacio1B4000100

Yankees Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A-91.9C. GrandersonCF3121110
A-90.2E. NunezSS2110210
B85.5I. SuzukiRF3100011
B85.0C. StewartC3100100
C76.0A. Rodriguez3B3010010
C74.0M. Reynolds1B3010011
C72.0A. SorianoLF3000012
D62.0V. WellsDH4000101
D-61.0R. Cano2B4000001

Blue Jays Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A95.5N. Wagner1.10.000.0001012
A95.5A. Loup1.10.000.0001011
C-71.7J. Happ5.16.751.5034598
F55.0B. Lincoln0.010110

Yankees Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A95.5D. Robertson1.00.000.0000018
A95.5B. Logan0.10.000.000105
B+89.0P. Claiborne1.00.001.0010015
B+88.7A. Pettitte6.01.501.17433100
F55.7S. Kelley0.227.006.0030123

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