Rzepczynski gets 8 straight outs by strikeout

Blue Jays left-hander Marc Rzepczynski recorded eight

consecutive outs by strikeouts Monday night against the New York

Yankees.

Rzepczynski struck out Alex Rodriguez to end the first. Robinson

Cano fanned to start the second and, after hits by Marcus Thames

and Austin Kearns, Rzepczynski struck out Curtis Granderson and

Francisco Cervelli.

Rzepczynski struck out the side in the third, setting down Derek

Jeter, Nick Swisher and Mark Teixeira, and fanned Rodriguez again

to open the fourth.

The streak ended when Cano flied out. Thames then fanned to end

the inning as Rzepczynski matched his career-high with nine

strikeouts.