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MIL
@BOS
0
4
CLE
@CAL
10
6
OAK
@CHW
2
5
TOR
@DET
0
1
MIN
@KCR
1
10
BAL
@NYY
4
2
SEA
@TEX
7
4
CIN
@HOU
2
1
CHC
@MON
7
5
PHI
@PIT
2
4
LAD
@SDP
5
3
ATL
@SFG
4
5
 
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NYM
@STL
11
6
Sunday, October 4, 1987,
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 51,005, Time of Game: 2:29
Blue Jays
0
96-66
 Lost 7
2nd, 2 GB
at Tigers
1
98-64
 Won 4
1st
W: Frank Tanana (15-10)
L: Jimmy Key (17-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0
Tigers          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    1  3  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nelson Liriano 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .241 .652 -0.196 1.96 0.035 -0.231 -1.2 1 5 GDP
Lloyd Moseby CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .282 .831 0.036 1.70 0.124 -0.089 -0.3 0 0 SB
George Bell LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .308 .957 -0.071 1.83 0.048 -0.118 -0.1 0 0 IW
Juan Beniquez DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .697 -0.195 1.96 0.000 -0.195 -1.4
Jesse Barfield RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .788 -0.182 1.68 0.000 -0.182 -1.2 0 0
Cecil Fielder 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .269 .905 -0.165 1.57 0.032 -0.197 -0.9 13 0 CS
Manuel Lee SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .256 .636 -0.071 1.15 0.032 -0.104 -0.2 3 2 3B
Garth Iorg 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .210 .546 -0.070 1.08 0.025 -0.095 -0.5 0 5
Charlie Moore C 2 0 2 0 1 0 .215 .661 0.148 1.32 0.148 0.000 1.1 7 1
Jimmy Key P 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 3 9 .188 .507 -0.766 1.59 0.444 -1.211 -4.8 24 13
3B: M Lee (3, off F Tanana).
IBB: G Bell (9, by F Tanana).
TB: M Lee 3; C Moore 2; C Fielder; L Moseby; G Bell.
GIDP: N Liriano (3).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Lee-C Fielder; G Iorg-N Liriano-C Fielder; N Liriano-M Lee-C Fielder.
Baserunning
SB: L Moseby (39, 2nd base off F Tanana/M Heath).
CS: C Fielder (1, 2nd base by F Tanana/M Heath).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Whitaker 2B 3 0 2 0 0 1 .265 .768 0.056 0.71 0.067 -0.010 0.7 3 2
Bill Madlock DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .779 -0.165 1.18 0.000 -0.165 -1.9 2·GDP
Kirk Gibson LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .277 .861 0.017 0.65 0.039 -0.022 0.2 0 0 SB
Alan Trammell SS 1 0 0 0 2 0 .343 .953 0.021 0.95 0.045 -0.024 0.4 0 3 IW
Larry Herndon RF 3 1 1 1 0 1 .324 .898 0.002 1.21 0.106 -0.105 -0.3 2 0 HR,GDP
   Scott Lusader RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .867 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Chet Lemon CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .857 -0.067 0.86 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 3 0
Darrell Evans 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .880 -0.047 0.59 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 8 1
Jim Morrison 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .684 -0.048 0.63 0.000 -0.048 -0.6 1 2
   Jim Walewander 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .717 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Mike Heath C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .769 -0.035 0.44 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 8 1
Frank Tanana P 1 2
Team Totals 24 1 3 1 3 8 .125 .472 -0.266 0.80 0.257 -0.523 -3.2 27 12
HR: L Herndon (9, off J Key; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: A Trammell (8, by J Key).
TB: L Herndon 4; L Whitaker 2.
GIDP: B Madlock 2 (14); L Herndon (12).
RBI: L Herndon (47).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Trammell-L Whitaker-D Evans.
Baserunning
SB: K Gibson (26, 2nd base off J Key/C Moore).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jimmy Key, L (17-8) 8 3 1 1 3 8 1 2.76 27 77 0.264 0.80 3.2
Team Totals 8 3 1 1 3 8 1 1.12 27 77 0.264 0.80 3.2

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Tanana, W (15-10) 9 6 0 0 3 9 0 3.91 35 81 0.764 1.59 4.8
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 3 9 0 0.00 35 81 0.764 1.59 4.8
Balks: None.
WP: F Tanana 2 (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Key (6; A Trammell); F Tanana (5; G Bell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Joe Brinkman, 3B - Steve Palermo.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Detroit Tigers
1 Nelson Liriano 2B 1 Lou Whitaker 2B
2 Lloyd Moseby CF 2 Bill Madlock DH
3 George Bell LF 3 Kirk Gibson LF
4 Juan Beniquez DH 4 Alan Trammell SS
5 Jesse Barfield RF 5 Larry Herndon RF
6 Cecil Fielder 1B 6 Chet Lemon CF
7 Manuel Lee SS 7 Darrell Evans 1B
8 Garth Iorg 3B 8 Jim Morrison 3B
9 Charlie Moore C 9 Mike Heath C
Jimmy Key P Frank Tanana P

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-1 0 1-- OO TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana 11% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- R DET L. Herndon J. Key 11% 63% Home Run
t8 0-1 2 --3 O TOR J. Barfield F. Tanana 9% 86% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-1 0 --- TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana -9% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t7 0-1 2 12- O TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana 8% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/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, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- TOR G. Bell F. Tanana -4% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Liriano to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O TOR J. Beniquez F. Tanana 4% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- O TOR J. Barfield F. Tanana 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET L. Whitaker J. Key 3% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET B. Madlock J. Key -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET K. Gibson J. Key -1% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O TOR C. Fielder F. Tanana 2% 52% Lineout: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- O TOR M. Lee F. Tanana 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- O TOR G. Iorg F. Tanana 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Trammell J. Key -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- R DET L. Herndon J. Key 11% 63% Home Run
b2 1-0 1 --- O DET C. Lemon J. Key -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O DET D. Evans J. Key -1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- TOR C. Moore F. Tanana -4% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t3 0-1 0 1-- O TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana 4% 61% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 1-- TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana -2% 59% Wild Pitch; Moore to 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- O TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana 4% 63% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 -2- TOR G. Bell F. Tanana -1% 62% Intentional Walk
t3 0-1 2 12- O TOR J. Beniquez F. Tanana 5% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O DET J. Morrison J. Key -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O DET M. Heath J. Key -2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- O DET L. Whitaker J. Key -1% 62% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 5-6-7
t4 0-1 0 --- O TOR J. Barfield F. Tanana 3% 65% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 1 --- TOR C. Fielder F. Tanana -3% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t4 0-1 1 1-- O TOR M. Lee F. Tanana 5% 67% Fielder Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t4 0-1 2 --- TOR M. Lee F. Tanana -3% 64% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t4 0-1 2 --3 O TOR G. Iorg F. Tanana 5% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 2-3-4
b4 1-0 0 --- O DET B. Madlock J. Key -2% 66% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 --- DET K. Gibson J. Key 2% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 1 1-- DET A. Trammell J. Key 2% 70% Gibson Steals 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- DET A. Trammell J. Key 2% 72% Intentional Walk
b4 1-0 1 12- O DET L. Herndon J. Key -4% 68% Strikeout
b4 1-0 2 12- O DET C. Lemon J. Key -4% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 9-1-2
t5 0-1 0 --- TOR C. Moore F. Tanana -5% 58% Walk
t5 0-1 0 1-- OO TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana 11% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana 2% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O DET D. Evans J. Key -2% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 1-0 1 --- O DET J. Morrison J. Key -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-0 2 --- O DET M. Heath J. Key -1% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 3-4-5
t6 0-1 0 --- O TOR G. Bell F. Tanana 4% 69% Flyball: CF
t6 0-1 1 --- O TOR J. Beniquez F. Tanana 3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O TOR J. Barfield F. Tanana 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- DET L. Whitaker J. Key 3% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b6 1-0 0 1-- OO DET B. Madlock J. Key -7% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- O DET K. Gibson J. Key -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 6-7-8
t7 0-1 0 --- O TOR C. Fielder F. Tanana 4% 73% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-1 1 --- O TOR M. Lee F. Tanana 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t7 0-1 2 --- TOR G. Iorg F. Tanana -2% 74% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Iorg to 1B
t7 0-1 2 1-- TOR C. Moore F. Tanana -4% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Iorg to 2B
t7 0-1 2 12- O TOR N. Liriano F. Tanana 8% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 4-5-6
b7 1-0 0 --- DET A. Trammell J. Key 3% 82% Walk
b7 1-0 0 1-- OO DET L. Herndon J. Key -6% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 1-0 2 --- O DET C. Lemon J. Key -1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 2-3-4
Scott Lusader replaces Larry Herndon playing RF batting 5th
t8 0-1 0 --- TOR L. Moseby F. Tanana -9% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t8 0-1 0 1-- O TOR G. Bell F. Tanana 8% 74% Flyball: CF
t8 0-1 1 1-- TOR J. Beniquez F. Tanana -4% 70% Moseby Steals 2B
t8 0-1 1 -2- O TOR J. Beniquez F. Tanana 7% 77% Lineout: RF; Moseby to 3B
t8 0-1 2 --3 O TOR J. Barfield F. Tanana 9% 86% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 7-8-9
b8 1-0 0 --- O DET D. Evans J. Key -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 1-0 1 --- O DET J. Morrison J. Key -1% 84% Strikeout
b8 1-0 2 --- O DET M. Heath J. Key -1% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Tanana facing 6-7-8
Jim Walewander replaces Jim Morrison playing 3B batting 8th
t9 0-1 0 --- O TOR C. Fielder F. Tanana 8% 91% Strikeout
t9 0-1 1 --- O TOR M. Lee F. Tanana 6% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-1 2 --- O TOR G. Iorg F. Tanana 4% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 1.

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