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Chacon blanks Blue Jays
Yanks take sixth straight
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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Yankees 1, Blue Jays 0
Shawn Chacon held the Jays scoreless on Saturday, allowing just four hits. (Nathan Denette/AP)
Series at a glance:
Blue Jays' bats silenced
Gustavo Chacin would probably have been quite pleased if you'd told him before Saturday's game that he was going to limit the Bronx Bombers to just one run. Unfortunately for the Blue Jays, even that stellar outing wasn't sufficient to secure the win.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 17, 2005
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
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Standings through 9/17/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
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

1-Ran for Sheffield in the 8th.

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.

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

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

1-Ran for Catalanotto in the 9th.

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

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

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

Chacon (W, 6-10)8.04001103.70
Gordon (S, 1)1.02000102.39
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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