Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/17/12
NEW YORK -- Toronto Blue Jays reliever Jason Frasor had just frozen Nick Swisher on a called third strike with the bases loaded to record the second out of the eighth inning and quiet the Yankee Stadium crowd. Frasor appeared to be in position to escape the jam with the score still tied, but, as opponents have said all season, there is little relief in the New York Yankees lineup. So Raul Ibanez followed by drilling a 3-1 pitch into the second deck in right field for a grand slam to give the Yankees a 6-3 victory Monday night. "Swish, I think, kind of tired him out battling him," Russell Martin, who homered earlier, said of Swisher's eight-pitch at-bat against Frasor. "Raul, very clutch. That's just what he's made of." Along with the defeat, the Blue Jays lost slugger Jose Bautista in the top of the eighth, when he injured his left wrist on a swing that resulted in a long foul ball down the left-field line. The Blue Jays announced after the game there was no break and it w...
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