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Halladay gave up a single to Johnny Damon in the first but left fielder Travis Snider threw Damon out at second base. Halladay then retired the next 17 batters, a streak that ended with Damon's one-out double in the seventh. One out later, Rodriguez hit an RBI single.
Hill hit a leadoff homer to left in the eighth, his ninth. Rolen chased Burnett with an RBI single.
Notes: New York RHP Chien-Ming Wang allowed three hits in six shutout innings in his first rehab start at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night. ... Yankees RHP Ian Kennedy (aneurysm) had shoulder surgery in New York Tuesday. Kennedy will remain in hospital for the next couple of days and should begin throwing again in six to eight weeks. ... Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi said LHP B.J. Ryan (muscle tightness in his back and shoulder) could rejoin the team this weekend but said LHP Scott Downs will remain Toronto's closer. Downs is 3 for 3 in save opportunities since Ryan went on the 15-day DL on April 23.
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