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2011 Season
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2011-04-05 Oakland Athletics 6 @ Toronto Blue Jays 7Final
2011-04-02 Minnesota Twins 1 @ Toronto Blue Jays 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2011-04-03 Toronto Blue Jays – 3 Minnesota Twins – 4 FINAL 3 2-1
Day Game | Streak: 1 | W: Blackburn, L: Cecil, SV: Nathan
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Jon Rauch made his Blue Jays debut.
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 2011-04-03 | Time: 2:58 | Attendance: 35,505

at Rogers Centre — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 2011 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Sunday, April 3, 2011 (D) at Rogers Centre
MIN A    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  1  –   4 10  2
TOR A    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  1  –   3  8  2
BATTING
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Span cf                       4   1   2   1       1   1       6   0
Nishioka 2b                   4   0   1   1       1   2       2   2
Young lf                      5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Morneau dh                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Casilla pr,dh               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cuddyer 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Kubel rf                      3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Repko pr,rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Valencia 3b                   3   1   1   1       1   1       0   4
Butera c                      4   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Tolbert ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Blackburn p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mijares p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Perkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nathan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       3   6      27  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Tolbert-Nishioka-Cuddyer, Nishioka-Tolbert-Cuddyer.
E: Nishioka (2), Valencia (1).
BATTING – 
HR: Valencia (1,3rd inning off Cecil 0 on 0 out); Span (1,9th inning off Rauch
0 on 1 out).
HBP: Kubel (1,by Rzepczynski).
GDP: Cuddyer (1,off Rzepczynski); Young (2,off Rauch).
Team LOB: 8.
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Escobar ss                    2   0   0   1       1   0       4   3
Rivera dh                     4   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Nix pr,dh                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bautista rf                   4   1   2   1       1   1       3   0
Lind 1b                       5   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Hill 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Encarnacion 3b                4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Snider lf                     4   1   2   0       0   2       1   1
Arencibia c                   3   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
McCoy cf                      3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Cecil p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Janssen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frasor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   2       5   4      27  10
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Hill-Escobar-Lind, Escobar-Lind.
E: Encarnacion 2 (3).
BATTING – 
2B: McCoy (1,off Nathan).
HR: Bautista (2,6th inning off Blackburn 0 on 0 out).
SH: Escobar (1,off Capps).
SF: Escobar (1,off Nathan).
GDP: Lind (2,off Blackburn); Rivera (1,off Blackburn).
Team LOB: 10.
PITCHING
Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blackburn W(1-0)              5.2   6   2   1   1   2   1  24
Mijares                       0.1   0   0   0   2   1   0   3
Capps                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Perkins                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Nathan SV(1)                  1     2   1   1   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9     8   3   2   5   4   1  40
Mijares faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Mijares 1-0; Capps 2-0.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cecil L(0-1)                  5     6   3   3   2   3   1  22
Janssen                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Frasor                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rzepczynski                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Camp                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Rauch                         1     1   1   1   1   0   1   4
Totals                        9    10   4   4   3   6   2  39
HBP: Rzepczynski (1,Kubel).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Camp 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Paul Schrieber, 1B – Chad Fairchild, 2B – Joe West, 3B – Angel Hernandez
Official Scorer: Doug Hobbs
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 35505
Starting Lineups:

   Minnesota Twins               Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Span                cf        Escobar             ss
2. Nishioka            2b        Rivera              dh
3. Young               lf        Bautista            rf
4. Morneau             dh        Lind                1b
5. Cuddyer             1b        Hill                2b
6. Kubel               rf        Encarnacion         3b
7. Valencia            3b        Snider              lf
8. Butera              c         Arencibia           c
9. Tolbert             ss        McCoy               cf
   Blackburn           p         Cecil               p

TWINS 1ST: Span was called out on strikes; Nishioka was called
out on strikes; Young struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins
0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Escobar grounded out (third to first); Rivera
singled to left; Bautista singled to left [Rivera to second];
Lind grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Bautista out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Blue
Jays 0.

TWINS 2ND: Morneau grounded out (second to first); Cuddyer lined
to shortstop; Kubel grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Hill grounded out (shortstop to first);
Encarnacion flied to center; Snider singled to right; Arencibia
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 3RD: Valencia homered; Butera flied to right; Tolbert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Span walked; Nishioka popped
to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: On a bunt McCoy grounded out (pitcher to first);
Escobar walked; Rivera grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Escobar out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

TWINS 4TH: Young popped to second; Morneau flied to center;
Cuddyer reached on an error by Encarnacion [Cuddyer to first];
Cuddyer was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bautista struck out; Lind singled to center; Hill
grounded out (third to first) [Lind to second]; Encarnacion
reached on an error by Nishioka [Lind scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Encarnacion to second]; Snider struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 5TH: Kubel singled to center; Valencia walked [Kubel to
second]; On a bunt Butera singled to pitcher [Kubel to third,
Valencia to second]; Tolbert singled to left [Kubel scored,
Valencia out at home (left to catcher), Butera to second]; Span
singled to left [Butera to third, Tolbert to second]; Nishioka
singled to left [Butera scored, Tolbert to third, Span to
second]; Young popped to second; Morneau flied to left; 2 R, 5
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Arencibia flied to center; McCoy singled to
shortstop; Escobar grounded out (third to first) [McCoy to
second]; Rivera popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Twins 3, Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 6TH: JANSSEN REPLACED CECIL (PITCHING); Cuddyer singled to
center; Kubel singled to right [Cuddyer to third]; Valencia was
called out on strikes; Butera flied to right; Tolbert grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays
1.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bautista homered; Lind grounded out (first
unassisted); Hill grounded out (third to first); Encarnacion
reached on an error by Valencia; MIJARES REPLACED BLACKBURN
(PITCHING); Snider was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays 2.

TWINS 7TH: FRASOR REPLACED JANSSEN (PITCHING); Span grounded out
(second to first); Nishioka was called out on strikes; Young
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Arencibia walked; McCoy walked [Arencibia to
second]; CAPPS REPLACED MIJARES (PITCHING); Escobar out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Arencibia to third, McCoy to
second]; Rivera grounded out (pitcher to first); Bautista flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays 2.

TWINS 8TH: RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED FRASOR (PITCHING); Morneau
singled to third; CASILLA RAN FOR MORNEAU; Cuddyer grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Casilla out at
second]; Kubel was hit by a pitch; REPKO RAN FOR KUBEL; CAMP
REPLACED RZEPCZYNSKI (PITCHING); Valencia reached on an error by
Encarnacion [Repko to third, Valencia to second]; Butera struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: CASILLA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); REPKO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PERKINS REPLACED CAPPS (PITCHING); Lind
flied to center; Hill grounded out (shortstop to first);
Encarnacion struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 3, Blue
Jays 2.

TWINS 9TH: RAUCH REPLACED CAMP (PITCHING); Tolbert popped to
third; Span homered; Nishioka walked; Young grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Nishioka out at second]; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 4, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: NATHAN REPLACED PERKINS (PITCHING); Snider
singled to second; Arencibia flied to left; McCoy doubled to
right [Snider to third]; Escobar out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Snider scored, McCoy to third]; Rivera walked; NIX RAN
FOR RIVERA; Bautista walked [Nix to second]; Lind grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Twins 4, Blue Jays 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Twins            4  10   2    8
 Blue Jays        3   8   2   10