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Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 4
Jason Varitek rounds the bases after belting a two-run homer in the sixth. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Hideki Okajima served up a game-winning two-run homer in the ninth inning as the Red Sox saw their four-game winning streak halted. Jason Varitek went deep in the sixth inning, but Boston's AL East lead dropped to six games over New York.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (71-68)
Won 1
Toronto 6, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (84-56)
Lost 1
September 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2   6 11 0
Boston
1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0   4 9 0
Standings thru 9/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wells, CF5232000.254
Stairs, LF5111001.309
  Thigpen, C0000000.227
Rios, RF5021010.310
Thomas, DH4021001.271
Glaus, 3B4121003.263
Overbay, 1B4000013.245
Hill, 2B4000012.269
Zaun, C2110112.240
  1-Adams, PR0100000.214
  Johnson, LF0000000.243
McDonald, SS3000002.249
Totals3661161414 


1-Ran for Zaun in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rios (37, Schilling), Zaun (21, Schilling).
HR: Glaus (20, 8th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 1 out), Wells (16, 9th inning off Okajima, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Wells 6; Stairs; Rios 3; Thomas 2; Glaus 5; Zaun 2.
RBI: Stairs (56), Rios (74), Thomas (82), Glaus (62), Wells 2 (76).
2-out RBI: Stairs; Rios; Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun 2; Glaus; McDonald.
S: McDonald.
GIDP: Stairs.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Stairs (Ortiz at 2nd base).
DP: (Overbay-McDonald).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4010101.239
Ellsbury, LF4111001.429
Ortiz, DH4020102.317
Lowell, 3B4010100.329
Drew, RF4001015.254
Youkilis, 1B3100025.288
Varitek, C2222200.262
Crisp, CF3020001.266
Cora, 2B4000015.245
Totals324945420 

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (3, Marcum), Crisp (25, Wolfe).
HR: Varitek (13, 6th inning off Wolfe, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lugo; Ellsbury 2; Ortiz 2; Lowell; Varitek 5; Crisp 3.
RBI: Drew (49), Ellsbury (7), Varitek 2 (60).
2-out RBI: Varitek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis 3; Ortiz; Cora.
S: Crisp.
SF: Ellsbury.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Cora-Lugo-Youkilis).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marcum 5.05223203.74
Wolfe (BS, 2)1.02220012.02
League 0.00001006.75
Downs 0.11000002.47
Janssen 1.01001202.28
Accardo (W, 4-3)1.20000002.30
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling 6.08331204.04
Corey (H, 1)1.01000000.00
Delcarmen (BS, 1)1.01110112.60
Okajima (L, 3-2)1.01220111.79

League pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Janssen.
HBP: Youkilis (by Wolfe), Zaun (by Okajima).
Pitches-strikes: Marcum 89-53, Wolfe 21-14, League 4-0, Downs 5-5, Janssen 22-13, Accardo 18-12, Schilling 90-63, Corey 8-7, Delcarmen 14-8, Okajima 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marcum 5-7, Wolfe 1-2, League 0-0, Downs 0-1, Janssen 0-1, Accardo 3-2, Schilling 7-9, Corey 3-0, Delcarmen 1-1, Okajima 1-1.
Batters faced: Marcum 21, Wolfe 6, League 1, Downs 2, Janssen 5, Accardo 5, Schilling 27, Corey 3, Delcarmen 4, Okajima 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 1-0, Janssen 2-0, Accardo 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:26.
Att: 37,106.

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