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Scores
Standings
SEA
@CAL
11
7
TOR
@CHW
2
4
BOS
@CLE
4
1
BOS
@CLE
5
10
DET
@KCR
5
6
NYY
@MIL
0
2
OAK
@MIN
2
10
BAL
@TEX
5
0
BAL
@TEX
6
1
HOU
@ATL
4
5
PHI
@MON
1
2
CHC
@NYM
0
6
CIN
@SDP
4
1
LAD
@SFG
7
6
PIT
@STL
3
4
Sunday, April 17, 1977,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 14,583, Time of Game: 1:55
Blue Jays
2
5-5
 Lost 3 
3rd, 2 GB
at White Sox
4
6-2
 Won 5 
1st
W: Ken Brett (2-1)
L: Bill Singer (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  4  0
White Sox       1  0  2   0  1  0   0  0  X    4  7  1

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pedro Garcia 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .286 .282 .568 -0.059 0.69 0.006 -0.065 -0.5 2 4
Jim Mason SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .107 .138 .107 .245 -0.067 0.62 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 2 1
Bob Bailor LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .368 .409 .684 1.093 0.057 0.56 0.078 -0.021 1.0 2 0 2B
Doug Ault 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .297 .366 .676 1.042 0.032 0.81 0.079 -0.047 1.2 7 0 HR
Otto Velez DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .450 .571 1.021 -0.048 1.22 0.026 -0.074 -0.5
Gary Woods CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .184 .225 .211 .436 -0.117 1.17 0.000 -0.117 -1.2 5 0
Dave McKay 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222 .222 .250 .472 -0.092 0.85 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 2 2
Alan Ashby C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .292 .393 .417 .810 0.007 0.81 0.043 -0.036 -0.1 4 2
Steve Bowling RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .133 .350 .133 .483 -0.062 0.87 0.000 -0.062 -0.7 0 0
Bill Singer P 0 1
   Chuck Hartenstein P 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 3 7 34 .129 .206 .258 .464 -0.349 0.84 0.232 -0.581 -2.6 24 10
2B: B Bailor (3, off K Brett).
HR: D Ault (4, off B Dal Canton, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF).
TB: D Ault 4; B Bailor 2; A Ashby; P Garcia.
RBI: D Ault 2 (10).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 4. P Garcia-D Ault; D McKay-P Garcia-D Ault; A Ashby-D McKay; B Singer-J Mason-D Ault.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alan Bannister SS 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .333 .412 .367 .778 0.093 0.73 0.115 -0.022 0.4 2 1 CS,GDP
Royle Stillman LF 3 0 1 2 0 1 4 .333 .308 .333 .641 -0.004 0.97 0.030 -0.034 -0.0 2 0 SF
Jorge Orta 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .323 .343 .452 .794 0.046 0.73 0.077 -0.032 -0.2 0 2 CS,SF
Richie Zisk RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .310 .382 .552 .934 0.005 0.59 0.018 -0.013 0.1 0 0 SF
Jim Spencer 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242 .242 .333 .576 -0.045 0.48 0.000 -0.045 -1.3 8 1
Oscar Gamble DH 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .174 .367 .304 .671 0.012 0.32 0.022 -0.010 -0.0
Eric Soderholm 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .267 .313 .400 .713 -0.054 0.45 0.000 -0.054 -0.9 0 2 GDP
Chet Lemon CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .185 .281 .259 .541 0.049 0.63 0.059 -0.009 0.6 6 0 SB
Jim Essian C 2 2 2 0 1 0 3 .538 .625 1.000 1.625 0.046 0.48 0.046 0.000 1.2 8 0 2B
Ken Brett P 0 2
   Bruce Dal Canton P 1 0
Team Totals 23 4 7 4 5 4 31 .304 .387 .348 .735 0.148 0.63 0.367 -0.219 -0.1 27 8
2B: J Essian (1, off C Hartenstein).
SF: R Zisk (1, off B Singer); R Stillman (1, off B Singer); J Orta (2, off B Singer).
TB: J Essian 3; C Lemon; R Zisk; R Stillman; J Orta; A Bannister.
GIDP: E Soderholm (2); A Bannister (1).
RBI: R Stillman 2 (5); J Orta (5); R Zisk (7).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
PB: J Essian (1).
E: R Stillman (1).
Baserunning
SB: C Lemon (1, 2nd base off B Singer/A Ashby).
CS: J Orta (2, 2nd base by B Singer/A Ashby); A Bannister (1, 3rd base by C Hartenstein/A Ashby).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Singer, L (0-2) 3 1 3 3 5 0 0 7.90 13 40 -0.158 1.10 -1.5
Chuck Hartenstein 5 6 1 1 0 4 0 0.96 18 0 0 0.009 0.24 1.5
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 5 4 0 4.50 31 40 0 0 -0.149 0.63 0.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Brett, W (2-1) 6 2 0 0 2 6 0 3.78 22 72 0.284 1.01 3.0
Bruce Dal Canton, S (1) 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 6.00 12 0 0 0.067 0.55 -0.5
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 7 1 2.00 34 72 0 0 0.351 0.84 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vic Voltaggio, 1B - Marty Springstead, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Jim Evans.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: 14,583.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 71° F, Wind 3mph from Left to Right, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Chicago White Sox
1 Pedro Garcia 2B 1 Alan Bannister SS
2 Jim Mason SS 2 Royle Stillman LF
3 Bob Bailor LF 3 Jorge Orta 2B
4 Doug Ault 1B 4 Richie Zisk RF
5 Otto Velez DH 5 Jim Spencer 1B
6 Gary Woods CF 6 Oscar Gamble DH
7 Dave McKay 3B 7 Eric Soderholm 3B
8 Alan Ashby C 8 Chet Lemon CF
9 Steve Bowling RF 9 Jim Essian C
Bill Singer P Ken Brett P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHW J. Orta B. Singer 6% 61% Single to RF; Bannister to 3B
b3 1-0 0 12- CHW A. Bannister B. Singer 6% 81% Walk; Lemon to 3B; Essian to 2B
t4 0-3 0 --- TOR B. Bailor K. Brett -6% 76% Double to LF
t4 0-3 1 12- O TOR G. Woods K. Brett 5% 82% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 1-- OO CHW E. Soderholm B. Singer -5% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

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, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TOR P. Garcia K. Brett 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O TOR J. Mason K. Brett 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O TOR B. Bailor K. Brett 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Bill Singer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW A. Bannister B. Singer 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW R. Stillman B. Singer -3% 55% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHW J. Orta B. Singer 6% 61% Single to RF; Bannister to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 RO CHW R. Zisk B. Singer 1% 62% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Bannister Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Spencer B. Singer -2% 60% Orta Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- TOR D. Ault K. Brett -4% 56% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O TOR O. Velez K. Brett 2% 59% Flyball: LF; Ault to 2B/Adv on E7 (throw)
t2 0-1 1 -2- O TOR G. Woods K. Brett 4% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 2 -2- O TOR D. McKay K. Brett 3% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Bill Singer facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer B. Singer -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- CHW O. Gamble B. Singer 2% 66% Walk
b2 1-0 1 1-- OO CHW E. Soderholm B. Singer -5% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- TOR A. Ashby K. Brett -4% 57% Single to SS
t3 0-1 0 1-- O TOR S. Bowling K. Brett 4% 61% Foul Popfly: 1B
t3 0-1 1 1-- O TOR P. Garcia K. Brett 3% 64% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 1-- O TOR J. Mason K. Brett 3% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Bill Singer facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- CHW C. Lemon B. Singer 3% 70% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- CHW J. Essian B. Singer 2% 73% Lemon Steals 2B
b3 1-0 0 -2- CHW J. Essian B. Singer 2% 75% Walk
b3 1-0 0 12- CHW A. Bannister B. Singer 6% 81% Walk; Lemon to 3B; Essian to 2B
b3 1-0 0 123 RO CHW R. Stillman B. Singer 0% 81% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Lemon Scores; Essian to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
b3 2-0 1 1-3 RO CHW J. Orta B. Singer 1% 83% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Essian Scores
b3 3-0 2 1-- O CHW R. Zisk B. Singer -1% 82% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- TOR B. Bailor K. Brett -6% 76% Double to LF
t4 0-3 0 -2- O TOR D. Ault K. Brett 4% 80% Flyball: CF
t4 0-3 1 -2- TOR O. Velez K. Brett -3% 77% Walk
t4 0-3 1 12- O TOR G. Woods K. Brett 5% 82% Strikeout
t4 0-3 2 12- O TOR D. McKay K. Brett 4% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Chuck Hartenstein facing 5-6-7
Chuck Hartenstein replaces Bill Singer pitching
b4 3-0 0 --- O CHW J. Spencer C. Hartenstein -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O CHW O. Gamble C. Hartenstein -1% 84% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 --- O CHW E. Soderholm C. Hartenstein -1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 8-9-1
t5 0-3 0 --- O TOR A. Ashby K. Brett 2% 86% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 --- O TOR S. Bowling K. Brett 2% 88% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- O TOR P. Garcia K. Brett 1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Chuck Hartenstein facing 8-9-1
b5 3-0 0 --- O CHW C. Lemon C. Hartenstein -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- CHW J. Essian C. Hartenstein 2% 89% Double to CF
b5 3-0 1 -2- CHW A. Bannister C. Hartenstein 2% 91% Single to 3B; Essian to 3B
b5 3-0 1 1-3 R CHW R. Stillman C. Hartenstein 3% 94% Single to CF; Essian Scores; Bannister to 2B
b5 4-0 1 12- OO CHW J. Orta C. Hartenstein -2% 92% Double Play: Strikeout, Bannister Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Ken Brett facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- O TOR J. Mason K. Brett 2% 94% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- O TOR B. Bailor K. Brett 1% 95% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 2 --- O TOR D. Ault K. Brett 1% 95% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Blue Jays' Chuck Hartenstein facing 4-5-6
b6 4-0 0 --- CHW R. Zisk C. Hartenstein 1% 96% Single to LF
b6 4-0 0 1-- OO CHW J. Spencer C. Hartenstein -1% 94% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b6 4-0 2 --- O CHW O. Gamble C. Hartenstein -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
Bruce Dal Canton replaces Ken Brett pitching
t7 0-4 0 --- O TOR O. Velez B. Dal Canton 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-4 1 --- O TOR G. Woods B. Dal Canton 1% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-4 2 --- O TOR D. McKay B. Dal Canton 0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Blue Jays' Chuck Hartenstein facing 7-8-9
b7 4-0 0 --- O CHW E. Soderholm C. Hartenstein -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-0 1 --- CHW C. Lemon C. Hartenstein 0% 97% Single to RF
b7 4-0 1 1-- CHW J. Essian C. Hartenstein 0% 98% Single to RF; Lemon to 2B
b7 4-0 1 12- OO CHW A. Bannister C. Hartenstein -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bruce Dal Canton facing 8-9-1
t8 0-4 0 --- O TOR A. Ashby B. Dal Canton 1% 98% Flyball: SS
t8 0-4 1 --- O TOR S. Bowling B. Dal Canton 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-4 2 --- TOR P. Garcia B. Dal Canton -1% 98% Single to P/Bunt
t8 0-4 2 1-- O TOR J. Mason B. Dal Canton 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Blue Jays' Chuck Hartenstein facing 2-3-4
b8 4-0 0 --- O CHW R. Stillman C. Hartenstein -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-0 1 --- O CHW J. Orta C. Hartenstein -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 3B
b8 4-0 2 --- O CHW R. Zisk C. Hartenstein -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bruce Dal Canton facing 3-4-5
t9 0-4 0 --- TOR B. Bailor B. Dal Canton -2% 97% Walk
t9 0-4 0 1-- TOR D. Ault B. Dal Canton -0% 96% Passed Ball; Bailor to 2B
t9 0-4 0 -2- RR TOR D. Ault B. Dal Canton -4% 93% Home Run; Bailor Scores
t9 2-4 0 --- O TOR O. Velez B. Dal Canton 4% 96% Popfly: SS
t9 2-4 1 --- O TOR G. Woods B. Dal Canton 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 2-4 2 --- O TOR D. McKay B. Dal Canton 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, White Sox 4.

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