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Toronto Blue Jays Notes, Quotes 2009-04-13

Toronto Blue Jays Notes, Quotes 2009-04-13
--Saturday's victory assured the Jays of a series win in the three-game set against the Tribe. It marked their first series victory in Cleveland since 2003. The Jays didn't get the sweep, though, losing Sunday's finale 8-4.

--DH Adam Lind made history in his first five games of the season. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Lind and Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera became the fifth and sixth players since Major League Baseball compiled runs batted in as an official statistic in 1920 to knock out at least 10 hits, 10 RBIs and three home runs in the first five games of a season. The others were Bobby Doerr (1941), Lou Brock (1967), Kal Daniels (1988) and Larry Walker (1987).

BY THE NUMBERS: 25-47 -- Strikes to pitches that closer B.J. Ryan has thrown this season through two appearances.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "I'll run him out there again, I'll run him out there as many times as you can." -- Manager Cito Gaston, on how he'll continue to go to struggling LHP B.J. Ryan in save situations.

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Added: April 13, 2009

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