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Yanks win sixth straight
Yankees 9, Blue Jays 2
Yielding one earned run over six frames, Phil Hughes lowered his ERA to 4.91. (AP)
Johnny Damon stroked a two-run single as part of a three-run second, and Phil Hughes ran with the early lead, picking up his first victory since Aug. 10 by limiting the Jays to two runs over six frames.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (82-62)
Won 6
NY Yankees 9, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (72-72)
Lost 4
September 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 3 1 0 4 0 0 1 0   9 11 2
Toronto
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 9/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5132001.262
Jeter, SS3000203.316
  1-Gonzalez, PR-SS0000000.000
Abreu, RF5120025.288
Rodriguez, 3B4120112.319
  Betemit, 3B0000000.229
Matsui, DH4001017.289
Posada, C3321203.338
Giambi, 1B3214110.244
  Mientkiewicz, 1B1000003.227
Cano, 2B4110100.301
Cabrera, CF5000023.291
Totals3791187727 


1-Ran for Jeter in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (38, Marcum), Abreu 2 (33, Marcum, Tallet).
HR: Posada (20, 3rd inning off Marcum, 0 on, 2 out), Giambi (13, 5th inning off Marcum, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 3; Abreu 4; Rodriguez 2; Posada 6; Giambi 4; Cano.
RBI: Damon 2 (56), Posada (85), Giambi 4 (34), Matsui (92).
2-out RBI: Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Posada 2; Mientkiewicz 2.
SF: Matsui.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (4, throw), Rodriguez (12, fielding).
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Overbay at 3rd base).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wells, CF4000023.249
Adams, 3B3021100.294
Rios, RF4010012.304
Thomas, DH3000002.267
  b-Luna, PH-DH1010000.154
Stairs, LF3000112.309
Hill, 2B4000015.273
Overbay, 1B4010010.242
Zaun, C2100100.241
  Thigpen, C1000000.224
McDonald, SS2100002.250
  a-Lind, PH1000010.231
  Olmedo, SS1000000.238
Totals332513716 

a-Struck out for McDonald in the 7th. b-Singled for Thomas in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (30, Hughes).
TB: Adams 2; Rios; Luna; Overbay 2.
RBI: Adams (1).
2-out RBI: Adams.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill 3; Rios.
Team LOB: 7.

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes (W, 3-3)6.03213104.91
Ramirez 2.02000505.51
Ohlendorf 1.00000100.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marcum (L, 12-6)4.18884524.11
Tallet 1.21001003.54
Kennedy 1.01110104.87
League 1.01002105.87
Banks 1.00000000.00

Kennedy pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Marcum, League.
IBB: Rodriguez (by Tallet).
HBP: Damon (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Hughes 106-67, Ramirez 31-23, Ohlendorf 11-7, Marcum 90-57, Tallet 27-14, Kennedy 13-10, League 23-11, Banks 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hughes 6-11, Ramirez 1-0, Ohlendorf 2-0, Marcum 3-5, Tallet 2-3, Kennedy 1-1, League 1-1, Banks 2-1.
Batters faced: Hughes 25, Ramirez 8, Ohlendorf 3, Marcum 25, Tallet 8, Kennedy 4, League 6, Banks 3.
Inherited runners-scored: League 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:08 (:02 delay).
Att: 30,472.

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