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Yankees Defeat Blue Jays 5-3

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Andy Pettitte went six innings allowing only one run and David Robertson closed out the game in the ninth as New York overcame a two run seventh to get by Toronto, 5-3.

In the top of the fifth, J.P. Arencibia hit a solo home run off starter Pettitte. Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the fifth, the Yankees took a lead they would not relinquish when Vernon Wells drove in Eduardo Nunez after hitting a single off J.A. Happ.

Pettitte went to 9-9 on the season after he gave up four hits with three strikeouts and three walks. Robertson went one inning to successfully convert his second save of the season after walking no one. The loss went to Happ (3-3), who registered 5 1/3 innings and allowed four runs on three hits with four strikeouts and five walks. Curtis Granderson had a strong game for the Yankees, going 1 for 3 with a home run, two runs, an RBI, and a walk. Nunez also had a big game, going 1 for 2 with a run, two RBIs, and a walk. Munenori Kawasaki went 2 for 4 with an RBI in the loss.

The Yankees swept the home series four games to none. They will face the Rays Friday at Tropicana Field at 7:10 PM EDT.


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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