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Toronto Blue Jays Notes, Quotes 2009-05-14

Toronto Blue Jays Notes, Quotes 2009-05-14
--RHP Roy Halladay's complete game Tuesday was his first of the season, the 41st of his career and 36th since 2003, most in the major leagues. In fact, the 36 complete games over that time frame is more than the total of 21 major league clubs.

--Halladay has gone at least seven innings in each of his eight starts this season and has gone eight or more innings four times. Tuesday's complete game was the fifth of his career against the Yankees and the 41st of his career overall.

--3B Scott Rolen came into Tuesday's game 0-for-18 against Yankees starter A.J. Burnett but went 2-for-3 against him with a two-run double in the fourth and an RBI single in the eighth.

BY THE NUMBERS: 204 -- The Blue Jays' run total through 34 games, making them the first team in the majors to the 200-run mark.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "We do have to make some decisions. If he continues to pitch like that, there's no reason to take him out of the rotation. He was able to get through the seventh inning and looked like he was still strong. He comes to pitch." -- Toronto manager Cito Gaston, after Brian Tallet made his second consecutive strong start, beating the A's in Oakland.

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Added: May 14, 2009

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