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Standings
CAL
@BAL
3
0
SEA
@BOS
9
2
TEX
@CHW
6
3
TOR
@CLE
0
3
MIN
@DET
8
2
OAK
@NYY
2
0
PIT
@LAD
2
6
ATL
@MON
8
1
CIN
@NYM
0
5
HOU
@PHI
4
14
STL
@SDP
3
4
CHC
@SFG
9
6
Wednesday, May 2, 1990, 7:35
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 8,801, Time of Game: 2:17
Blue Jays
0
13-10
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Indians
3
10-10
 Won 1 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Buddy Black (3-0)
L: John Cerutti (1-4)
S: Doug Jones (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  2  X    3  4  0

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 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .302 .356 .406 .762 12 9 0.002 1.06 0.072 -0.070 0.2 1 4
Junior Felix CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .338 .437 .622 1.058 10 8 -0.117 1.35 0.037 -0.154 -1.1 1 0 CS
Kelly Gruber 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .330 .374 .637 1.011 11 10 0.029 0.87 0.095 -0.066 0.2 0 2 2B
George Bell LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256 .280 .478 .757 22 14 -0.145 1.53 0.000 -0.145 -1.2 1 0
Glenallen Hill RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .340 .560 .900 6 6 -0.122 1.18 0.000 -0.122 -1.1 3 0
Pat Borders C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .324 .343 .647 .990 11 7 -0.060 0.79 0.000 -0.060 -0.4 5 0
John Olerud 1B 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .269 .397 .423 .820 17 8 0.161 1.33 0.161 0.000 1.0 8 1
Manuel Lee 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .282 .317 .282 .599 13 7 -0.255 2.26 0.000 -0.255 -1.4 3 3 GDP
Tom Lawless DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 6 -0.077 1.15 0.000 -0.077 -0.5
John Cerutti P 2 0
   David Wells P 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 7 0 1 8 32 .226 .250 .258 .508 109 75 -0.584 1.27 0.365 -0.949 -4.3 24 10
2B: K Gruber (7, off B Black).
TB: K Gruber 3; T Fernandez 2; J Olerud 2; J Felix.
GIDP: M Lee (3).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: G Hill (1).
Baserunning
CS: J Felix (3, 2nd base by B Black/J Skinner).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Browne 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .153 .180 .169 .350 11 5 -0.054 0.89 0.019 -0.072 -0.2 3 2
Mitch Webster CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .352 .390 .574 .964 11 5 0.066 0.78 0.105 -0.039 1.9 0 0
Chris James LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .111 .128 .178 .305 18 13 -0.061 0.57 0.000 -0.061 -1.0 1 0
Cory Snyder RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .299 .317 .494 .811 10 5 -0.032 0.92 0.038 -0.070 -0.4 2 1
Candy Maldonado DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .303 .346 .553 .898 8 7 0.175 1.15 0.229 -0.054 0.5 HR
Brook Jacoby 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333 .403 .533 .936 10 6 0.011 0.76 0.037 -0.026 0.1 0 3
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .288 .262 .549 12 7 -0.078 1.19 0.000 -0.078 -0.7 10 0
Joel Skinner C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 11 8 -0.053 1.08 0.019 -0.072 -0.3 6 1
   Tom Brookens PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .625 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Sandy Alomar C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .318 .377 .695 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Felix Fermin SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .220 .238 .366 .604 6 5 -0.058 0.78 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 3 4
Buddy Black P 0 2
   Doug Jones P 0 0
Team Totals 28 3 4 2 3 5 31 .143 .226 .250 .476 97 61 -0.084 0.89 0.447 -0.530 -0.8 27 13
HR: C Maldonado (5, off J Cerutti, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: C Maldonado 4; B Jacoby; J Skinner; M Webster.
RBI: C Maldonado (13); M Webster (9).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Snyder-K Hernandez; B Black-F Fermin-K Hernandez.
Outfield Assists: C Snyder (T Fernandez at 1st base).

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
John Cerutti, L (1-4) 7.1 4 3 2 3 5 1 4.85 29 92 56 38 10 8 12 8 4 1 62 0.070 0.93 -0.1
David Wells 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 2 5 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.013 0.25 0.9
Team Totals 8 4 3 2 3 5 1 2.25 31 97 61 42 11 8 13 9 4 1 62 1 0 0.083 0.89 0.8

Cleveland Indians

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
Buddy Black, W (3-0) 8.1 7 0 0 1 7 0 2.08 30 99 68 40 10 17 11 11 1 0 75 0.505 1.25 3.4
Doug Jones, S (7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 2 10 7 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.079 1.69 0.9
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 32 109 75 42 13 18 11 12 1 0 75 2 0 0.584 1.27 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Al Clark, 3B - John Hirschbeck.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 8,801.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 50° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Cleveland Indians
1 Tony Fernandez SS 1 Jerry Browne 2B
2 Junior Felix CF 2 Mitch Webster CF
3 Kelly Gruber 3B 3 Chris James LF
4 George Bell LF 4 Cory Snyder RF
5 Glenallen Hill RF 5 Candy Maldonado DH
6 Pat Borders C 6 Brook Jacoby 3B
7 John Olerud 1B 7 Keith Hernandez 1B
8 Manuel Lee 2B 8 Joel Skinner C
9 Tom Lawless DH 9 Felix Fermin SS
John Cerutti P Buddy Black P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R CLE C. Maldonado J. Cerutti 23% 78% Home Run
t8 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO TOR M. Lee B. Black 18% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b8 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RR CLE M. Webster J. Cerutti 9% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Brookens Scores; Browne Scores/Adv on E9/unER; Webster to 3B
t8 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Olerud B. Black -9% 67% Walk
t6 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR K. Gruber B. Black 6% 56% Felix Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-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, Indians' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR T. Fernandez B. Black -4% 46% Single to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR J. Felix B. Black 3% 50% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO TOR K. Gruber B. Black 5% 55% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CLE J. Browne J. Cerutti -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Webster J. Cerutti -2% 51% Bunt Popfly: P (Weak 1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE C. James J. Cerutti -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR G. Bell B. Black 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR G. Hill B. Black 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR P. Borders B. Black 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CLE C. Snyder J. Cerutti 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE C. Maldonado J. Cerutti -3% 55% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  CLE B. Jacoby J. Cerutti 4% 59% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Snyder to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CLE K. Hernandez J. Cerutti -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Snyder to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O CLE J. Skinner J. Cerutti -5% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  TOR J. Olerud B. Black -4% 46% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TOR M. Lee B. Black 4% 50% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Lawless B. Black 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Olerud to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 4% 55% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE F. Fermin J. Cerutti -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Browne J. Cerutti -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE M. Webster J. Cerutti 1% 53% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CLE C. James J. Cerutti -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Felix B. Black 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR K. Gruber B. Black -5% 48% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Foul)
t4 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR G. Bell B. Black 4% 51% Groundout: SS-1B; Gruber to 3B
t4 0-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O TOR G. Hill B. Black 5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE C. Snyder J. Cerutti -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Maldonado J. Cerutti -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE B. Jacoby J. Cerutti -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR P. Borders B. Black 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR J. Olerud B. Black -3% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t5 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR M. Lee B. Black 4% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O TOR T. Lawless B. Black 3% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE K. Hernandez J. Cerutti -3% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Skinner J. Cerutti -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CLE F. Fermin J. Cerutti -1% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez B. Black 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR J. Felix B. Black -4% 50% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF)
t6 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR K. Gruber B. Black 6% 56% Felix Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-1B)
t6 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR K. Gruber B. Black 2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE J. Browne J. Cerutti -3% 54% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b6 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Webster J. Cerutti -2% 52% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
b6 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O CLE C. James J. Cerutti -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Buddy Black facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TOR G. Bell B. Black 4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR G. Hill B. Black 3% 57% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t7 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR P. Borders B. Black 2% 59% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 4-5-6
b7 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Snyder J. Cerutti -4% 55% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
b7 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R CLE C. Maldonado J. Cerutti 23% 78% Home Run
b7 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE B. Jacoby J. Cerutti -1% 76% Lineout: 2B
b7 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE K. Hernandez J. Cerutti -1% 75% Popfly: RF (RF Line)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Buddy Black facing 7-8-9
t8 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Olerud B. Black -9% 67% Walk
t8 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO TOR M. Lee B. Black 18% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t8 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Lawless B. Black 3% 87% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 8-9-1
b8 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE J. Skinner J. Cerutti 2% 89% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
Tom Brookens pinch runs for Joel Skinner (C) batting 8th
b8 1-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE F. Fermin J. Cerutti -2% 87% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b8 1-0 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  CLE J. Browne J. Cerutti 2% 89% Walk; Brookens to 2B
b8 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RR CLE M. Webster J. Cerutti 9% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Brookens Scores; Browne Scores/Adv on E9/unER; Webster to 3B
David Wells replaces John Cerutti pitching
b8 3-0 1 --3 4,(0-2)  O CLE C. James D. Wells -1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 3-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Snyder D. Wells -0% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Buddy Black facing 1-2-3
Sandy Alomar replaces Tom Brookens (PR) playing C batting 8th
t9 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  TOR T. Fernandez B. Black -4% 93% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t9 0-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR J. Felix B. Black 3% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  TOR K. Gruber B. Black -4% 92% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF); Fernandez to 2B
Doug Jones replaces Buddy Black pitching
t9 0-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O TOR G. Bell D. Jones 5% 97% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t9 0-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O TOR G. Hill D. Jones 3% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Indians 3.

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