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Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
1
TOR
@BOS
15
9
TEX
@CHW
2
3
DET
@CLE
0
4
SEA
@KCR
10
3
CAL
@MIL
5
6
OAK
@MIN
0
5
HOU
@ATL
3
2
 
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@MON
5
3
NYM
@PHI
4
5
STL
@PIT
2
3
LAD
@SDP
4
8
CIN
@SFG
3
6
Tuesday, September 27, 1988, 7:35
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 34,442, Time of Game: 3:12
Blue Jays
15
83-75
 Won 2 
5th, 5½ GB
at Red Sox
9
88-69
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Mike Flanagan (13-13)
L: Mike Smithson (9-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       4  5  0   1  2  0   0  3  0   15 17  1
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  2  0   4  2  0    9 12  3

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Fernandez SS 6 3 2 1 0 1 6 .287 .335 .380 .716 22 16 0.004 0.22 0.028 -0.024 0.6 2 1 2B
Kelly Gruber 3B 4 4 2 2 2 0 6 .276 .328 .435 .764 16 7 0.070 0.36 0.087 -0.016 2.8 0 3 HR
Rance Mulliniks DH 3 2 3 3 1 0 4 .300 .396 .474 .871 13 6 0.061 0.54 0.061 0.000 3.9
   Cecil Fielder PH 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .235 .297 .446 .742 11 7 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3
George Bell LF 5 1 2 2 0 1 6 .269 .306 .446 .752 19 13 0.091 0.38 0.095 -0.003 0.4 3 0 HBP
Ernie Whitt C 5 2 3 6 1 0 6 .253 .352 .414 .766 24 10 0.195 0.32 0.195 0.000 3.9 8 0 2·HR
Fred McGriff 1B 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 .282 .373 .552 .926 21 12 -0.011 0.08 0.001 -0.011 -1.7 7 1 GDP
Jesse Barfield RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .242 .300 .423 .723 15 11 -0.009 0.07 0.000 -0.009 -1.0 2 0
Rob Ducey CF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .311 .333 .422 .756 16 11 0.027 0.20 0.030 -0.002 0.6 2 0
Nelson Liriano 2B 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 .262 .291 .327 .618 13 8 0.029 0.13 0.031 -0.001 1.3 1 3
Mike Flanagan P 2 0
   David Wells P 0 0
   Duane Ward P 0 0
Team Totals 44 15 17 14 6 6 51 .386 .471 .614 1.084 170 101 0.457 0.24 0.528 -0.066 10.4 27 8
2B: T Fernandez (40, off J Sellers).
HR: E Whitt 2 (16, 1 off D Lamp, 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF, 1 off M Smithson, 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF); K Gruber (16, off B Stanley, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: G Bell (1, by J Sellers).
TB: E Whitt 9; K Gruber 5; N Liriano 4; R Mulliniks 3; T Fernandez 3; G Bell 2; R Ducey.
GIDP: F McGriff (15).
RBI: E Whitt 6 (69); R Mulliniks 3 (47); G Bell 2 (94); K Gruber 2 (76); T Fernandez (67).
2-out RBI: R Mulliniks 2; K Gruber 2; E Whitt 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 8 for 16.
Fielding
E: T Fernandez (14).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: K Gruber (1st base by M Smithson).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wade Boggs 3B 5 1 4 3 0 0 5 .368 .477 .494 .971 14 10 -0.007 0.19 0.012 -0.018 3.1 1 2 2·2B
Marty Barrett 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .281 .327 .336 .663 13 9 -0.015 0.20 0.003 -0.018 0.1 0 5
   Spike Owen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .326 .369 .696 4 2 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Dwight Evans RF 5 1 1 2 0 3 5 .299 .376 .496 .872 26 16 0.000 0.13 0.014 -0.014 0.9 2 0 HR
Mike Greenwell LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .329 .420 .539 .959 12 8 -0.008 0.08 0.002 -0.010 -0.6 0 0
Ellis Burks CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .294 .368 .477 .845 14 11 -0.006 0.06 0.000 -0.006 -0.7 3 0
Jim Rice DH 3 3 2 1 0 0 4 .264 .332 .404 .736 16 9 0.011 0.04 0.012 -0.001 1.5 HR,2B,HBP
Jody Reed SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .297 .386 .384 .770 9 7 -0.006 0.05 0.000 -0.006 -1.1 3 1
Larry Parrish 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .217 .269 .362 .631 12 7 -0.003 0.07 0.003 -0.006 1.5 11 1 HR
Rich Gedman C 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 .233 .281 .373 .653 10 6 -0.003 0.06 0.001 -0.004 -0.1 6 0 2B
   Kevin Romine PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .205 .275 .301 .576 8 5 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Rick Cerone C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .330 .364 .694 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Smithson P 0 0
   Dennis Lamp P 0 1
   Jeff Sellers P 0 2
   Mike Rochford P 1 2
   Bob Stanley P 0 1
Team Totals 39 9 12 9 0 8 40 .308 .325 .641 .966 138 90 -0.042 0.10 0.047 -0.088 4.4 27 15
2B: R Gedman (13, off M Flanagan); W Boggs 2 (45, 2 off M Flanagan); J Rice (18, off D Wells).
HR: J Rice (14, off M Flanagan, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF); D Evans (21, off D Wells, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); L Parrish (14, off D Wells, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
HBP: J Rice (3, by M Flanagan).
TB: J Rice 6; W Boggs 6; L Parrish 5; D Evans 4; R Gedman 2; M Barrett; M Greenwell.
RBI: W Boggs 3 (58); D Evans 2 (110); L Parrish 2 (52); M Barrett (63); J Rice (69).
2-out RBI: W Boggs 3; D Evans 2; L Parrish 2; M Barrett; J Rice.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Barrett-J Reed-L Parrish.
E: J Reed (11); L Parrish (3); M Smithson (3).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Flanagan, W (13-13) 6.2 8 6 6 0 5 1 4.18 29 89 59 37 4 18 8 15 5 0 39 0.050 0.11 -1.7
David Wells 1.1 3 3 3 0 2 2 4.69 7 34 22 14 3 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 -0.012 0.05 -3.3
Duane Ward 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.30 4 15 9 5 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 9 12 9 9 0 8 3 9.00 40 138 90 56 9 25 12 18 6 1 39 1 1 0.041 0.10 -4.4

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Smithson, L (9-6) 1 5 7 7 2 2 1 6.00 10 29 17 11 4 2 2 4 1 0 15 -0.383 0.84 -5.5
Dennis Lamp 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3.24 6 17 8 6 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 2 -0.057 0.31 -2.5
Jeff Sellers 2.2 5 3 3 2 2 0 5.17 15 57 32 18 6 8 5 5 3 0 0 0 -0.006 0.06 -2.3
Mike Rochford 2.1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 11 37 22 15 5 2 5 4 2 0 3 0 0.001 0.01 1.8
Bob Stanley 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 3.22 9 30 22 16 1 5 6 1 0 1 0 0 -0.014 0.00 -2.0
Team Totals 9 17 15 12 6 6 3 12.00 51 170 101 66 17 18 20 17 7 1 15 5 2 -0.459 0.24 -10.4
M Smithson faced 3 batters in the 2nd inning.
Balks: M Smithson (6); D Lamp (8).
WP: None.
HBP: M Flanagan (6; J Rice); J Sellers (3; G Bell).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Smithson (2; K Gruber, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Rick Reed.
Time of Game: 3:12.
Attendance: 34,442.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 63° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Boston Red Sox
1 Tony Fernandez SS 1 Wade Boggs 3B
2 Kelly Gruber 3B 2 Marty Barrett 2B
3 Rance Mulliniks DH 3 Dwight Evans RF
4 George Bell LF 4 Mike Greenwell LF
5 Ernie Whitt C 5 Ellis Burks CF
6 Fred McGriff 1B 6 Jim Rice DH
7 Jesse Barfield RF 7 Jody Reed SS
8 Rob Ducey CF 8 Larry Parrish 1B
9 Nelson Liriano 2B 9 Rich Gedman C
Mike Flanagan P Mike Smithson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RRR TOR E. Whitt M. Smithson 16% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Mulliniks Scores; Bell Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TOR G. Bell M. Smithson 9% 66% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Gruber Scores; Mulliniks to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(1-0)  TOR R. Mulliniks M. Smithson 4% 54% Gruber Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Gruber to 3B
t2 5-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R TOR R. Mulliniks D. Lamp 3% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Fernandez Scores; Gruber to 2B
t2 4-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  TOR N. Liriano M. Smithson 3% 90% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 1B); Ducey to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez M. Smithson -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR K. Gruber M. Smithson 2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(1-0)  TOR R. Mulliniks M. Smithson 4% 54% Gruber Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Gruber to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 5,(3-1)  TOR R. Mulliniks M. Smithson 2% 56% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TOR G. Bell M. Smithson 9% 66% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Gruber Scores; Mulliniks to 3B
t1 1-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RRR TOR E. Whitt M. Smithson 16% 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Mulliniks Scores; Bell Scores
t1 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR F. McGriff M. Smithson -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t1 4-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Barfield M. Smithson -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS W. Boggs M. Flanagan 2% 82% Flyball: LF
b1 0-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Barrett M. Flanagan 1% 84% Flyball: CF
b1 0-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Evans M. Flanagan 1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Mike Smithson facing 8-9-1
t2 4-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR R. Ducey M. Smithson 2% 86% Walk
t2 4-0 0 1-- TOR N. Liriano M. Smithson 1% 87% Balk; Ducey to 2B
t2 4-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  TOR N. Liriano M. Smithson 3% 90% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 1B); Ducey to 3B
t2 4-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TOR T. Fernandez M. Smithson 2% 92% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Ducey Scores; Liriano to 2B
Dennis Lamp replaces Mike Smithson pitching
t2 5-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Lamp -2% 90% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Fernandez to 2B
t2 5-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R TOR R. Mulliniks D. Lamp 3% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Fernandez Scores; Gruber to 2B
t2 6-0 1 12- TOR G. Bell D. Lamp 1% 95% Balk; Gruber to 3B; Mulliniks to 2B
t2 6-0 1 -23 3,(1-1)  RO TOR G. Bell D. Lamp 0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B; Gruber Scores
t2 7-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  RR TOR E. Whitt D. Lamp 3% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Mulliniks Scores
t2 9-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR F. McGriff D. Lamp 0% 98% Walk
t2 9-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Barfield D. Lamp -0% 98% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-9, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 4-5-6
b2 0-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Greenwell M. Flanagan 0% 98% Flyball: P
b2 0-9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS E. Burks M. Flanagan 0% 98% Flyball: LF
b2 0-9 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R BOS J. Rice M. Flanagan -1% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b2 1-9 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Reed M. Flanagan 0% 98% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 8-9-1
Jeff Sellers replaces Dennis Lamp pitching
t3 9-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR R. Ducey J. Sellers -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t3 9-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR N. Liriano J. Sellers -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 9-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez J. Sellers -0% 97% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-9, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 8-9-1
b3 1-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS L. Parrish M. Flanagan 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-9 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS R. Gedman M. Flanagan 0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS W. Boggs M. Flanagan -0% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 1-9 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Barrett M. Flanagan 0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 9-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 2-3-4
t4 9-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR K. Gruber J. Sellers 0% 98% Walk
t4 9-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR R. Mulliniks J. Sellers 1% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Gruber to 3B
t4 9-1 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O TOR G. Bell J. Sellers -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t4 9-1 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  R TOR E. Whitt J. Sellers 0% 99% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Gruber Scores; Mulliniks to 2B
t4 10-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO TOR F. McGriff J. Sellers -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-10, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 3-4-5
b4 1-10 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Evans M. Flanagan 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-10 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Greenwell M. Flanagan 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-10 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O BOS E. Burks M. Flanagan 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 10, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 10-1, Red Sox' Jeff Sellers facing 7-8-9
t5 10-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR J. Barfield J. Sellers -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t5 10-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR R. Ducey J. Sellers -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t5 10-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR N. Liriano J. Sellers 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t5 10-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR T. Fernandez J. Sellers 0% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Liriano to 3B
t5 10-1 2 -23 5,(3-1)  TOR K. Gruber J. Sellers 0% 99% Walk
t5 10-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR TOR R. Mulliniks J. Sellers 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Liriano Scores; Fernandez Scores; Gruber to 3B
t5 12-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  TOR G. Bell J. Sellers 0% 100% Hit By Pitch; Mulliniks to 2B
Mike Rochford replaces Jeff Sellers pitching
t5 12-1 2 123 3,(1-1)  O TOR E. Whitt M. Rochford 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-12, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 6-7-8
b5 1-12 0 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS J. Rice M. Flanagan -0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b5 1-12 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Reed M. Flanagan 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-12 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BOS L. Parrish M. Flanagan 0% 100% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
b5 1-12 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS R. Gedman M. Flanagan -0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Rice to 3B
b5 1-12 2 -23 2,(0-1)  RR BOS W. Boggs M. Flanagan -0% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Rice Scores; Gedman Scores
b5 3-12 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O BOS M. Barrett M. Flanagan 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 12-3, Red Sox' Mike Rochford facing 6-7-8
t6 12-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR F. McGriff M. Rochford -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t6 12-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Barfield M. Rochford -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t6 12-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  TOR R. Ducey M. Rochford 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 12-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  TOR N. Liriano M. Rochford 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Ducey to 2B
t6 12-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez M. Rochford -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-12, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 3-4-5
b6 3-12 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS D. Evans M. Flanagan 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b6 3-12 1 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS M. Greenwell M. Flanagan -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b6 3-12 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS E. Burks M. Flanagan 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B; Greenwell to 2B
b6 3-12 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O BOS J. Rice M. Flanagan 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 12-3, Red Sox' Mike Rochford facing 2-3-4
t7 12-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR K. Gruber M. Rochford -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Cecil Fielder pinch hits for Rance Mulliniks (DH) batting 3rd
t7 12-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR C. Fielder M. Rochford -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t7 12-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR G. Bell M. Rochford 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t7 12-3 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  TOR E. Whitt M. Rochford 0% 100% Walk; Bell to 2B
t7 12-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O TOR F. McGriff M. Rochford -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-12, Blue Jays' Mike Flanagan facing 7-8-9
b7 3-12 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Reed M. Flanagan 0% 100% Flyball: SS
b7 3-12 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS L. Parrish M. Flanagan -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 3-12 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS R. Gedman M. Flanagan 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 3-12 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  R BOS W. Boggs M. Flanagan -0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gedman Scores; Boggs to 3B/Adv on E6
b7 4-12 2 --3 6,(1-2)  R BOS M. Barrett M. Flanagan -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Boggs Scores
David Wells replaces Mike Flanagan pitching
b7 5-12 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  RR BOS D. Evans D. Wells -1% 98% Home Run; Barrett Scores
b7 7-12 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS M. Greenwell D. Wells 0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 12, Red Sox 7.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 12-7, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 7-8-9
Bob Stanley replaces Mike Rochford pitching
t8 12-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Barfield B. Stanley -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 12-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  TOR R. Ducey B. Stanley 0% 98% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t8 12-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR N. Liriano B. Stanley 0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Ducey to 2B
t8 12-7 1 12- 3,(0-2)  RO TOR T. Fernandez B. Stanley 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Ducey Scores/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)/unER
t8 13-7 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TOR K. Gruber B. Stanley 1% 100% Home Run; Fernandez Scores/unER; Gruber Scores/unER
t8 15-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR C. Fielder B. Stanley -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 7-15, Blue Jays' David Wells facing 5-6-7
b8 7-15 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS E. Burks D. Wells 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 7-15 1 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS J. Rice D. Wells -0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 7-15 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Reed D. Wells 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 7-15 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR BOS L. Parrish D. Wells -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Rice Scores
Kevin Romine pinch hits for Rich Gedman (C) batting 9th
b8 9-15 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O BOS K. Romine D. Wells 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 9.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 15-9, Red Sox' Bob Stanley facing 4-5-6
Rick Cerone replaces Kevin Romine (PH) playing C batting 9th
t9 15-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR G. Bell B. Stanley -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 15-9 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TOR E. Whitt B. Stanley -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 15-9 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O TOR F. McGriff B. Stanley -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 9.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 9-15, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 1-2-3
Duane Ward replaces David Wells pitching
b9 9-15 0 --- 4,(1-2)  BOS W. Boggs D. Ward -0% 99% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
Spike Owen pinch hits for Marty Barrett (2B) batting 2nd
b9 9-15 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS S. Owen D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Boggs to 2B
b9 9-15 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Evans D. Ward 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 9-15 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Greenwell D. Ward 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 9.

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