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
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A- 90.0 M. Kawasaki 2B 4 2 0 0 1 0 0
B+ 87.8 J. Reyes SS 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
B 86.5 J. Arencibia C 4 1 1 1 1 0 2
B 86.4 K. Pillar LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0
B 86.3 R. Davis CF 4 1 0 0 0 1 0
C 76.9 M. DeRosa DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
C 75.0 M. Sierra RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0
C 73.7 B. Lawrie 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 A. Lind PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 63.0 E. Encarnacio 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 0


Yankees Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A- 91.9 C. Granderson CF 3 1 2 1 1 1 0
A- 90.2 E. Nunez SS 2 1 1 0 2 1 0
B 85.5 I. Suzuki RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1
B 85.0 C. Stewart C 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
C 76.0 A. Rodriguez 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0
C 74.0 M. Reynolds 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1
C 72.0 A. Soriano LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
D 62.0 V. Wells DH 4 0 0 0 1 0 1
D- 61.0 R. Cano 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Blue Jays Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.5 N. Wagner 1.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 12
A 95.5 A. Loup 1.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 11
C- 71.7 J. Happ 5.1 6.75 1.50 3 4 5 98
F 55.0 B. Lincoln 0.0 1 0 1 10


Yankees Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.5 D. Robertson 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 18
A 95.5 B. Logan 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 5
B+ 89.0 P. Claiborne 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 15
B+ 88.7 A. Pettitte 6.0 1.50 1.17 4 3 3 100
F 55.7 S. Kelley 0.2 27.00 6.00 3 0 1 23