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Jays run circles around Yanks
Jays score nine in fifth
Nine straight Jays reached base and all nine scored in the fifth inning, bringing their five-game skid to a screeching halt. Starter Dave Bush was the beneficiary of all that support, throwing six scoreless innings.
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Blue Jays 9, Yankees 5
Vernon Wells contributed a three-run homer to the Blue Jays' big fifth inning. (Gregory Bull/AP)
Series at a glance:
Mussina's win streak ends
Mike Mussina was going for his third straight win, and his chances looked good until the fifth inning, when he gave up eight runs. Bernie Williams hit a three-run homer in the losing effort.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 24, 2005
TOR
Toronto (64-62)
Won 1
Toronto 9, NY Yankees 5   NYY
NY Yankees (69-56)
Lost 1
August 24, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0   9 12 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3   5 13 0
Standings through 8/24/05  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Yankees Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Adams, SS4112101.275
Catalanotto, LF4121002.290
Rios, RF1000000.272
Wells, CF5123003.283
Hillenbrand, 1B5110031.294
Koskie, 3B3121200.240
Zaun, C5110014.262
Johnson, RF-LF4110001.274
Hinske, DH3121010.259
Hudson, 2B3101102.274
Totals3791294514 

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto (19, Mussina), Adams (21, Mussina), Hillenbrand (30, Rodriguez, F).
3B: Hinske (2, Proctor).
HR: Wells (24, 5th inning off Mussina, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Adams 2; Catalanotto 3; Wells 5; Hillenbrand 2; Koskie 2; Zaun; Johnson; Hinske 4.
RBI: Hinske (54), Hudson (58), Adams 2 (54), Catalanotto (39), Wells 3 (79), Koskie (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells; Adams; Zaun.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Adams-Hudson-Hillenbrand).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4120122.308
Matsui, LF4032101.302
Sheffield, RF3000015.295
Crosby, RF2120000.214
Rodriguez, A, 3B3010021.316
Escalona, 3B1000012.222
a-Williams, PH1113000.255
Giambi, DH5010023.272
Martinez, 1B4010012.245
Posada, C3000012.247
Flaherty, C1000001.172
Cano, 2B4110000.275
Womack, CF4110010.244
Totals39513521119 

a-Homered for Escalona in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, A (25, Bush), Matsui (32, Frasor).
HR: Williams (10, 9th inning off Chulk, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Matsui 4; Crosby 2; Rodriguez, A 2; Williams 4; Giambi; Martinez; Cano; Womack.
RBI: Matsui 2 (96), Williams 3 (52).
2-out RBI: Williams 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Sheffield 2; Posada; Giambi.
GIDP: Flaherty.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cano, Martinez).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bush (W, 3-7)6.05002704.44
Frasor 2.05220304.03
Chulk 1.03330113.62
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 12-8)4.16882414.21
Rodriguez, F 1.23111004.56
Proctor 2.01001104.50
Embree 1.02000007.35

HBP: Hinske (by Mussina).
Pitches-strikes: Bush 106-66, Frasor 30-19, Chulk 23-16, Mussina 81-52, Rodriguez, F 38-20, Proctor 24-16, Embree 21-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bush 5-6, Frasor 2-1, Chulk 0-2, Mussina 1-8, Rodriguez, F 1-4, Proctor 2-3, Embree 0-3.
Batters faced: Bush 25, Frasor 10, Chulk 6, Mussina 21, Rodriguez, F 9, Proctor 7, Embree 5.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:21.
Att: 54,705.

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