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Standings
BAL
@BOS
10
6
MIL
@CAL
3
4
 
(11)
TOR
@CLE
4
3
TEX
@MIN
8
4
DET
@NYY
2
6
CHW
@OAK
3
1
KCR
@SEA
4
3
LAD
@ATL
2
3
PHI
@CHC
13
0
SDP
@CIN
0
7
SFG
@HOU
8
4
 
(10)
NYM
@PIT
3
4
 
(13)
MON
@STL
0
2
Wednesday, May 16, 1979, 7:40PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 4,079, Time of Game: 2:53
Blue Jays
4
10-27
 Won 1 
7th, 14 GB
at Indians
3
13-21
 Lost 1 
6th, 9½ GB
L: Rick Wise (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       1  1  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    4  6  3
Indians         0  0  0   2  1  0   0  0  0    3  6  3

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alfredo Griffin SS 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .222 .314 .289 .603 0.094 1.03 0.131 -0.036 1.5 3 6
Bob Bailor RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .261 .327 .312 .638 -0.102 1.14 0.014 -0.116 -1.4 1 0 SF
Roy Howell 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .248 .314 .349 .663 -0.082 1.11 0.018 -0.101 -1.2 1 2
Rico Carty DH 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .258 .343 .417 .760 0.102 0.77 0.141 -0.038 1.3
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .298 .417 .474 .891 -0.061 0.73 0.014 -0.075 -1.1 8 1
Rick Bosetti CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .248 .266 .349 .615 -0.095 0.86 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 1 0
Al Woods LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .311 .351 .662 -0.027 0.82 0.038 -0.065 -0.3 2 0 SB
Tim Johnson 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .118 .167 .118 .284 0.018 0.73 0.045 -0.027 0.3 7 2
Rick Cerone C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .216 .336 .333 .669 0.090 1.10 0.128 -0.038 1.3 3 3
Dave Lemanczyk P 1 1
Team Totals 35 4 6 4 4 2 40 .171 .250 .171 .421 -0.063 0.93 0.529 -0.591 -0.7 27 15
SF: B Bailor (1, off R Wise).
TB: A Griffin 2; R Howell; R Carty; A Woods; R Cerone.
RBI: R Cerone (15); R Carty (14); R Howell (14); B Bailor (16).
2-out RBI: R Carty.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Griffin-T Johnson.
PB: R Cerone (3).
E: D Lemanczyk (2); A Griffin (8); R Howell (6).
Baserunning
SB: A Woods (2, 2nd base off R Wise/G Alexander).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Bonds DH 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .313 .385 .504 .889 -0.073 2.43 0.131 -0.204 0.1
Paul Dade RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .319 .303 .622 -0.232 1.81 0.000 -0.232 -1.5 0 0
Rick Manning CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .258 .313 .325 .638 0.128 1.31 0.160 -0.031 0.4 4 0
Andre Thornton 1B 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .155 .275 .300 .575 -0.067 1.95 0.060 -0.127 -0.1 13 0 SH
Jim Norris LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .278 .250 .528 -0.119 1.82 0.035 -0.154 -0.4 4 0
Toby Harrah 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .205 .336 .295 .631 -0.091 1.65 0.117 -0.209 0.3 0 0 CS
Gary Alexander C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .200 .283 .345 .629 0.173 1.94 0.221 -0.047 0.4 2 0
   Horace Speed PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Duane Kuiper 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .252 .294 .277 .571 0.043 1.05 0.043 0.000 0.4 1 2
   Dave Rosello 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.123 3.23 0.000 -0.123 -0.7 1 1 2·SH
Tom Veryzer SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .311 .278 .589 -0.201 2.55 0.055 -0.257 -0.7 2 4 2B
Rick Wise P 0 5
Team Totals 30 3 6 3 4 3 37 .200 .294 .233 .527 -0.562 2.01 0.822 -1.384 -1.7 27 12
2B: T Veryzer (3, off D Lemanczyk).
SH: D Rosello 2 (2, 2 off D Lemanczyk); A Thornton (1, off D Lemanczyk).
TB: T Veryzer 2; G Alexander 2; D Kuiper; T Harrah; B Bonds.
RBI: T Harrah 2 (13); B Bonds (18).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: A Thornton (3); D Kuiper (2); T Harrah (6).
Baserunning
CS: T Harrah (5, 2nd base by D Lemanczyk/R Cerone).
Pickoffs: J Norris (1st base by D Lemanczyk).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Lemanczyk, W (3-2) 9 6 3 2 4 3 0 2.83 37 64 0.561 2.01 1.7
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 4 3 0 2.00 37 64 0.561 2.01 1.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Wise, L (3-4) 9 6 4 2 4 2 0 3.41 40 61 0.061 0.93 0.7
Team Totals 9 6 4 2 4 2 0 2.00 40 61 0.061 0.93 0.7
Balks: None.
WP: D Lemanczyk (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Lemanczyk (0; J Norris, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Davidson, 1B - Harry Farnsworth, 2B - Fred Spenn, 3B - Don Schirmer.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 4,079.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Cleveland Indians
1 Alfredo Griffin SS 1 Bobby Bonds DH
2 Bob Bailor RF 2 Paul Dade RF
3 Roy Howell 3B 3 Rick Manning CF
4 Rico Carty DH 4 Andre Thornton 1B
5 John Mayberry 1B 5 Jim Norris LF
6 Rick Bosetti CF 6 Toby Harrah 3B
7 Al Woods LF 7 Gary Alexander C
8 Tim Johnson 2B 8 Duane Kuiper 2B
9 Rick Cerone C 9 Tom Veryzer SS
Dave Lemanczyk P Rick Wise P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 2 -2- O CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk 15% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-4 1 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer D. Lemanczyk 14% 85% Strikeout
b9 3-4 0 --- CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk -13% 66% Single to CF
b8 3-4 2 --3 O CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk 11% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-4 2 1-3 O CLE P. Dade D. Lemanczyk 11% 74% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B

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, Indians' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- TOR A. Griffin R. Wise 4% 54% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O TOR B. Bailor R. Wise -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 1-- O TOR R. Howell R. Wise -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Griffin to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- R TOR R. Carty R. Wise 9% 57% Single to CF; Griffin Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O TOR J. Mayberry R. Wise -2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk 2% 57% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE P. Dade D. Lemanczyk 2% 59% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE R. Manning D. Lemanczyk 1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O TOR R. Bosetti R. Wise -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- TOR A. Woods R. Wise 2% 60% Single to CF
t2 1-0 1 1-- TOR T. Johnson R. Wise 2% 62% Woods Steals 2B
t2 1-0 1 -2- TOR T. Johnson R. Wise 2% 64% Walk
t2 1-0 1 12- R TOR R. Cerone R. Wise 9% 72% Single to CF; Woods Scores; Johnson to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- TOR A. Griffin R. Wise 4% 77% Walk; Johnson to 3B; Cerone to 2B
t2 2-0 1 123 O TOR B. Bailor R. Wise -6% 71% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 2-0 2 123 O TOR R. Howell R. Wise -6% 66% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CLE A. Thornton D. Lemanczyk 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O CLE J. Norris D. Lemanczyk 2% 70% Flyball: 3B
b2 0-2 2 --- CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk -1% 69% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-2 2 1-- CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk -1% 68% Passed Ball; Harrah to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -2- O CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk 3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
t3 2-0 0 --- TOR R. Carty R. Wise 5% 76% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Carty to 2B
t3 2-0 0 -2- O TOR J. Mayberry R. Wise -3% 72% Strikeout
t3 2-0 1 -2- O TOR R. Bosetti R. Wise -3% 70% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 -2- O TOR A. Woods R. Wise -3% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- CLE D. Kuiper D. Lemanczyk -4% 63% Single to CF
b3 0-2 0 1-- O CLE T. Veryzer D. Lemanczyk 4% 67% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-2 1 1-- O CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk 3% 70% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 1-- O CLE P. Dade D. Lemanczyk 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
t4 2-0 0 --- TOR T. Johnson R. Wise 3% 75% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t4 2-0 0 1-- TOR R. Cerone R. Wise 4% 80% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Johnson to 2B
t4 2-0 0 12- TOR A. Griffin R. Wise 5% 85% Single to LF; Johnson to 3B; Cerone to 2B
t4 2-0 0 123 RO TOR B. Bailor R. Wise 1% 86% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Johnson Scores/unER; Cerone to 3B; Griffin to 2B
t4 3-0 1 -23 RO TOR R. Howell R. Wise 1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cerone Scores/unER; Griffin to 3B
t4 4-0 2 --3 TOR R. Carty R. Wise 0% 87% Walk
t4 4-0 2 1-3 O TOR J. Mayberry R. Wise -2% 85% Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- O CLE R. Manning D. Lemanczyk 2% 87% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- CLE A. Thornton D. Lemanczyk -2% 85% Walk
b4 0-4 1 1-- CLE J. Norris D. Lemanczyk -3% 82% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Thornton to 2B
b4 0-4 1 12- CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk -4% 78% Norris Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Thornton to 3B; Norris to 2B
b4 0-4 1 -23 RR CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk -9% 68% Single to LF; Thornton Scores; Norris Scores/unER
b4 2-4 1 1-- O CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk 5% 74% Harrah Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b4 2-4 2 --- O CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk 1% 75% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Rick Wise facing 6-7-8
Dave Rosello replaces Duane Kuiper playing 2B batting 8th
t5 4-2 0 --- O TOR R. Bosetti R. Wise -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
t5 4-2 1 --- O TOR A. Woods R. Wise -1% 72% Flyball: LF
t5 4-2 2 --- O TOR T. Johnson R. Wise -1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 8-9-1
b5 2-4 0 --- O CLE D. Rosello D. Lemanczyk 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-4 1 --- CLE T. Veryzer D. Lemanczyk -6% 68% Double to LF
b5 2-4 1 -2- R CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk -11% 58% Single to LF; Veryzer Scores
b5 3-4 1 1-- OO CLE P. Dade D. Lemanczyk 8% 66% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Rick Wise facing 9-1-2
t6 4-3 0 --- O TOR R. Cerone R. Wise -3% 63% Flyball: LF
t6 4-3 1 --- O TOR A. Griffin R. Wise -2% 61% Groundout: P-1B
t6 4-3 2 --- O TOR B. Bailor R. Wise -1% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 3-4-5
b6 3-4 0 --- CLE R. Manning D. Lemanczyk -6% 54% Walk
b6 3-4 0 1-- O CLE A. Thornton D. Lemanczyk 6% 60% Flyball: SS
b6 3-4 1 1-- O CLE J. Norris D. Lemanczyk 5% 65% Flyball: LF
b6 3-4 2 1-- O CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk 4% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Rick Wise facing 3-4-5
t7 4-3 0 --- O TOR R. Howell R. Wise -3% 66% Flyball: SS
t7 4-3 1 --- O TOR R. Carty R. Wise -2% 65% Flyball: SS
t7 4-3 2 --- TOR J. Mayberry R. Wise 1% 66% Walk
t7 4-3 2 1-- O TOR R. Bosetti R. Wise -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 7-8-9
b7 3-4 0 --- CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk -8% 56% Single to CF
b7 3-4 0 1-- O CLE D. Rosello D. Lemanczyk 4% 59% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Alexander to 2B
b7 3-4 1 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer D. Lemanczyk 8% 67% Flyball: CF
b7 3-4 2 -2- CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk -1% 66% Wild Pitch; Alexander to 3B
b7 3-4 2 --3 CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk -3% 63% Walk
b7 3-4 2 1-3 O CLE P. Dade D. Lemanczyk 11% 74% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Rick Wise facing 7-8-9
t8 4-3 0 --- O TOR A. Woods R. Wise -2% 72% Flyball: LF
t8 4-3 1 --- O TOR T. Johnson R. Wise -2% 70% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t8 4-3 2 --- O TOR R. Cerone R. Wise -1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 3-4-5
b8 3-4 0 --- CLE R. Manning D. Lemanczyk -10% 59% Walk
b8 3-4 0 1-- O CLE A. Thornton D. Lemanczyk 4% 63% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Manning to 2B
b8 3-4 1 -2- O CLE J. Norris D. Lemanczyk 9% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B; Manning to 3B
b8 3-4 2 --3 O CLE T. Harrah D. Lemanczyk 11% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t9 4-3 0 --- O TOR A. Griffin R. Wise -2% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 4-3 1 --- O TOR B. Bailor R. Wise -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- TOR R. Howell R. Wise 1% 81% Single to LF
t9 4-3 2 1-- O TOR R. Carty R. Wise -2% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 7-8-9
b9 3-4 0 --- CLE G. Alexander D. Lemanczyk -13% 66% Single to CF
Horace Speed pinch runs for Gary Alexander (C) batting 7th
b9 3-4 0 1-- O CLE D. Rosello D. Lemanczyk 6% 71% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Speed to 2B
b9 3-4 1 -2- O CLE T. Veryzer D. Lemanczyk 14% 85% Strikeout
b9 3-4 2 -2- O CLE B. Bonds D. Lemanczyk 15% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.

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