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Yanks take sixth straight
Yankees 1, Blue Jays 0
Shawn Chacon held the Jays scoreless on only four hits. (Nathan Denette/AP)
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In a pennant race, heroes tend to crop up in unexpected places. Bernie Williams probably didn't suspect in the second inning that the run he singled in would be the game-winner, but that was all the support starter Shawn Chacon would require.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 17, 2005
NYY
NY Yankees (85-62)
Won 6
NY Yankees 1, Toronto 0   TOR
Toronto (72-75)
Lost 3
September 17, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 10 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Standings through 9/17/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4010003.306
Rodriguez, A, 3B4000033.318
Giambi, 1B3010110.281
Martinez, 1B0000000.241
Sheffield, DH3010012.296
1-Womack, PR-DH0000000.246
Matsui, LF4010004.299
Posada, C4130001.260
Sierra, RF4010002.239
Crosby, RF0000000.250
Williams, CF4021001.258
Cano, 2B3000002.292
Totals3311011518 


1-Ran for Sheffield in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada 2 (21, Chacin, Chacin).
TB: Jeter; Giambi; Sheffield; Matsui; Posada 5; Sierra; Williams 2.
RBI: Williams (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Rodriguez, A 2; Sierra.
S: Cano.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano-Giambi, Rodriguez, A-Cano-Martinez).
Pickoffs: Chacon (Johnson at 1st base).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Adams, SS4000001.255
Catalanotto, LF4010000.289
1-Rios, PR0000000.256
Wells, CF3010100.270
Koskie, 3B4010022.245
Hillenbrand, 1B4010004.297
Hinske, DH2000001.261
Zaun, C3000002.260
Johnson, RF3010002.276
Hill, 2B3010001.271
Totals300601213 


1-Ran for Catalanotto in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Catalanotto; Wells; Koskie; Hillenbrand; Johnson; Hill.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Hinske.
GIDP: Hillenbrand 2.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Johnson (5, 2nd base by Chacon/Posada).
PO: Johnson (1st base by Chacon).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Johnson (Giambi at 2nd base), Wells (Matsui at home).
DP: (Hill-Hillenbrand).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacon (W, 6-10)8.04001103.70
Gordon (S, 1)1.02000102.39
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacin (L, 12-9)7.08111403.51
Chulk 1.01000103.63
Batista 1.01000003.58

HBP: Hinske (by Chacon), Sheffield (by Chacin).
Pitches-strikes: Chacon 109-68, Gordon 15-12, Chacin 95-63, Chulk 15-8, Batista 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacon 8-14, Gordon 2-0, Chacin 10-5, Chulk 1-1, Batista 1-2.
Batters faced: Chacon 28, Gordon 4, Chacin 28, Chulk 4, Batista 4.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:39.
Att: 43,433.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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