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Standings
NYY
@BOS
7
5
MIN
@CAL
1
4
TOR
@DET
8
3
CHW
@KCR
3
4
 
(11)
BAL
@MIL
5
2
TEX
@OAK
5
4
 
(10)
CLE
@SEA
3
4
 
(11)
PHI
@ATL
3
4
LAD
@CHC
8
2
MON
@HOU
2
3
CIN
@NYM
3
8
SDP
@PIT
2
0
SFG
@STL
8
5
Saturday, July 8, 1989, 7:35
, Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 31,342, Time of Game: 3:18
Blue Jays
8
41-45
 Won 3 
4th, 8 GB
at Tigers
3
31-53
 Lost 6 
7th, 17 GB
W: John Cerutti (5-4)
S: Duane Ward (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  1  0   0  0  1   2  0  4    8  8  2
Tigers          0  1  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    3 10  1

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Junior Felix RF 4 1 2 4 1 0 5 .283 .335 .425 .760 14 6 0.212 0.85 0.255 -0.043 2.8 5 0 HR
Tony Fernandez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .259 .292 .362 .654 21 14 -0.037 0.70 0.000 -0.037 -0.8 1 6 SH
Kelly Gruber 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .309 .358 .445 .802 22 16 -0.025 1.09 0.095 -0.120 -0.8 0 4 SB
George Bell LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .280 .318 .425 .744 12 7 -0.119 1.14 0.000 -0.119 -1.3 0 0
Fred McGriff 1B 2 1 0 1 1 2 4 .275 .375 .540 .914 22 12 0.035 1.11 0.074 -0.038 0.1 11 1 SF
Ernie Whitt C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .302 .396 .455 .851 26 15 0.117 0.77 0.148 -0.031 1.3 7 0 2B
Lloyd Moseby CF 4 1 3 0 0 1 4 .200 .295 .312 .607 17 10 0.099 0.89 0.131 -0.032 1.3 1 0 2·2B
Greg Myers DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 12 8 -0.105 1.35 0.000 -0.105 -1.0
   Tom Lawless PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .279 .189 .468 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Rance Mulliniks PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .309 .292 .600 4 0 0.007 0.75 0.007 0.000 0.4 IW
Nelson Liriano 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .265 .311 .367 .679 9 5 0.057 1.21 0.116 -0.059 1.8 2 0 SB,HBP
John Cerutti P 0 2
   David Wells P 0 0
   Duane Ward P 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 8 7 4 4 40 .242 .333 .424 .758 159 93 0.241 1.00 0.826 -0.584 3.8 27 13
2B: E Whitt (14, off D Alexander); L Moseby 2 (8, 1 off D Alexander, 1 off M Henneman).
HR: J Felix (7, off D Alexander, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: F McGriff (3, off D Alexander).
SH: T Fernandez (2, off D Alexander).
IBB: R Mulliniks (4, by M Henneman).
HBP: N Liriano (1, by D Alexander).
TB: L Moseby 5; J Felix 5; E Whitt 2; K Gruber; N Liriano.
RBI: J Felix 4 (40); E Whitt (32); N Liriano (29); F McGriff (52).
2-out RBI: J Felix 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: G Bell 2 (5).
Baserunning
SB: N Liriano (9, 2nd base off D Alexander/M Sinatro); K Gruber (6, 2nd base off D Alexander/M Sinatro).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Pettis CF 4 1 3 1 1 0 5 .261 .390 .358 .748 20 10 0.139 0.88 0.208 -0.069 1.5 8 0 3B,2B,CS
Tracy Jones DH 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .238 .291 .321 .613 13 9 -0.098 1.22 0.002 -0.100 -0.9 SF
Lou Whitaker 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .367 .493 .860 12 7 0.031 0.92 0.080 -0.049 0.1 2 2
Alan Trammell SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .261 .342 .323 .665 19 13 -0.084 1.56 0.043 -0.127 -0.3 2 3
Keith Moreland 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .328 .389 .452 .841 16 9 -0.082 1.56 0.041 -0.123 -0.6 7 0
Chet Lemon RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .242 .338 .333 .672 17 13 0.043 1.65 0.147 -0.104 0.5 3 0 HR
Gary Ward LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .246 .299 .366 .665 12 8 -0.128 1.61 0.000 -0.128 -0.8 1 0
   Dave Bergman PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .335 .306 .641 3 2 -0.031 1.22 0.000 -0.031 -0.1 0 0
Rick Schu 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .210 .288 .315 .602 13 9 -0.071 0.96 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 0 1
   Scott Lusader PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234 .260 .277 .537 7 4 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Matt Sinatro C 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .250 .333 .250 .583 10 7 0.029 0.65 0.047 -0.017 0.2 4 0
   Fred Lynn PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .299 .325 .624 6 3 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Doyle Alexander P 0 0
   Mike Henneman P 0 0
   Brad Havens P 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 1 7 38 .278 .289 .444 .734 148 94 -0.258 1.16 0.568 -0.825 -1.2 27 6
2B: G Pettis (6, off D Ward).
3B: G Pettis (4, off J Cerutti).
HR: C Lemon (3, off J Cerutti, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: T Jones (1, off D Wells).
TB: G Pettis 6; C Lemon 5; M Sinatro 2; K Moreland; L Whitaker; A Trammell.
RBI: T Jones (21); C Lemon (25); G Pettis (3).
2-out RBI: C Lemon.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: R Schu (3).
Baserunning
CS: G Pettis (7, 2nd base by J Cerutti POCS).

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, W (5-4) 6.1 9 3 3 1 3 1 2.68 28 99 63 38 3 22 11 13 5 0 45 0.094 1.17 0.4
David Wells, H (4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.20 3 16 11 7 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0.021 1.90 -0.1
Duane Ward, S (8) 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.96 7 33 20 7 7 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.144 0.83 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 7 1 3.00 38 148 94 52 11 31 14 16 6 0 45 1 1 0.259 1.16 1.2

Detroit Tigers

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
Doyle Alexander, L (4-9) 7 5 4 4 2 2 1 3.79 29 120 72 60 5 7 6 18 6 0 51 -0.141 1.18 -0.7
Mike Henneman 1 2 4 4 2 1 0 4.17 7 30 14 9 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 -0.095 0.75 -3.0
Brad Havens 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.60 4 9 7 5 1 1 0 3 1 0 2 2 -0.006 0.07 -0.1
Team Totals 9 8 8 8 4 4 1 8.00 40 159 93 74 8 11 9 22 8 0 51 2 2 -0.242 1.00 -3.8
M Henneman faced 4 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Alexander (3; N Liriano).
IBB: M Henneman (6; R Mulliniks).
Pickoffs: J Cerutti (4; G Pettis, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Clark, 1B - Mark Johnson, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Rick Reed.
Time of Game: 3:18.
Attendance: 31,342.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Detroit Tigers
1 Junior Felix RF 1 Gary Pettis CF
2 Tony Fernandez SS 2 Tracy Jones DH
3 Kelly Gruber 3B 3 Lou Whitaker 2B
4 George Bell LF 4 Alan Trammell SS
5 Fred McGriff 1B 5 Keith Moreland 1B
6 Ernie Whitt C 6 Chet Lemon RF
7 Lloyd Moseby CF 7 Gary Ward LF
8 Greg Myers DH 8 Rick Schu 3B
9 Nelson Liriano 2B 9 Matt Sinatro C
John Cerutti P Doyle Alexander P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TOR J. Felix D. Alexander 21% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Lawless Scores
b7 1-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R DET G. Pettis J. Cerutti -15% 73% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Sinatro Scores
t2 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  R TOR E. Whitt D. Alexander 12% 63% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); McGriff Scores
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R DET C. Lemon J. Cerutti -12% 49% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b6 1-2 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O DET G. Ward J. Cerutti 9% 70% Strikeout Swinging

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' Doyle Alexander facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR J. Felix D. Alexander -2% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Alexander -2% 46% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Alexander -1% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  DET G. Pettis J. Cerutti -4% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-1)  O DET T. Jones J. Cerutti 6% 47% Pettis Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET T. Jones J. Cerutti 1% 49% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET L. Whitaker J. Cerutti 1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR G. Bell D. Alexander -2% 48% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR F. McGriff D. Alexander 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  R TOR E. Whitt D. Alexander 12% 63% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); McGriff Scores
t2 1-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TOR L. Moseby D. Alexander -3% 60% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR G. Myers D. Alexander -3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET A. Trammell J. Cerutti 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O DET K. Moreland J. Cerutti 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R DET C. Lemon J. Cerutti -12% 49% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 1-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O DET G. Ward J. Cerutti 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TOR N. Liriano D. Alexander 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t3 1-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  TOR J. Felix D. Alexander 3% 57% Liriano Steals 2B
t3 1-1 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Felix D. Alexander 3% 60% Walk
t3 1-1 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Alexander -0% 60% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Liriano to 3B; Felix to 2B
t3 1-1 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Alexander -9% 51% Popfly: CF (Deep SS-2B)
t3 1-1 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O TOR G. Bell D. Alexander -7% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 8-9-1
b3 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET R. Schu J. Cerutti 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET M. Sinatro J. Cerutti 2% 49% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B)
b3 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET G. Pettis J. Cerutti 1% 50% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O TOR F. McGriff D. Alexander -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TOR E. Whitt D. Alexander -2% 45% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t4 1-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR L. Moseby D. Alexander 3% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t4 1-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O TOR G. Myers D. Alexander -4% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 2-3-4
b4 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET T. Jones J. Cerutti 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  DET L. Whitaker J. Cerutti -3% 44% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b4 1-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  DET A. Trammell J. Cerutti -4% 40% Single to RF (Line Drive); Whitaker to 2B
b4 1-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O DET K. Moreland J. Cerutti 4% 44% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul); Whitaker to 3B
b4 1-1 2 1-3 8,(3-2)  O DET C. Lemon J. Cerutti 6% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TOR N. Liriano D. Alexander -3% 47% Popfly: SS
t5 1-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O TOR J. Felix D. Alexander -2% 45% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t5 1-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Alexander -1% 44% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Ward J. Cerutti 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET R. Schu J. Cerutti 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b5 1-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  DET M. Sinatro J. Cerutti -2% 47% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
b5 1-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  DET G. Pettis J. Cerutti -3% 44% Walk; Sinatro to 2B
b5 1-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O DET T. Jones J. Cerutti 6% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- 8,(2-2)  TOR K. Gruber D. Alexander 5% 55% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR G. Bell D. Alexander 4% 59% Gruber Steals 2B
t6 1-1 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TOR G. Bell D. Alexander -1% 58% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF); Gruber to 3B
t6 1-1 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO TOR F. McGriff D. Alexander 5% 63% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Gruber Scores
t6 2-1 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O TOR E. Whitt D. Alexander -1% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 3-4-5
b6 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET L. Whitaker J. Cerutti 4% 66% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
b6 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET A. Trammell J. Cerutti 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  DET K. Moreland J. Cerutti -4% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Moreland to 2B/Adv on E7
b6 1-2 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  DET C. Lemon J. Cerutti -3% 61% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Moreland to 3B
b6 1-2 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O DET G. Ward J. Cerutti 9% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Doyle Alexander facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  TOR L. Moseby D. Alexander 4% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 2-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR G. Myers D. Alexander -3% 71% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Tom Lawless pinch runs for Greg Myers (DH) batting 8th
t7 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR N. Liriano D. Alexander -3% 68% Flyball: CF
t7 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR TOR J. Felix D. Alexander 21% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Lawless Scores
t7 4-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Alexander -0% 88% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Blue Jays' John Cerutti facing 8-9-1
b7 1-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET R. Schu J. Cerutti 3% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  DET M. Sinatro J. Cerutti -3% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b7 1-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R DET G. Pettis J. Cerutti -15% 73% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Sinatro Scores
David Wells replaces John Cerutti pitching
b7 2-4 1 --3 3,(2-0)  RO DET T. Jones D. Wells -0% 73% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (CF-RF); Pettis Scores
b7 3-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  DET L. Whitaker D. Wells -5% 68% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball to Short LF Line); Whitaker to 2B
b7 3-4 2 -2- 10,(2-2)  O DET A. Trammell D. Wells 7% 76% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Mike Henneman facing 3-4-5
Mike Henneman replaces Doyle Alexander pitching
t8 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR K. Gruber M. Henneman -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR G. Bell M. Henneman -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t8 4-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR F. McGriff M. Henneman -1% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 5-6-7
Duane Ward replaces David Wells pitching
b8 3-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET K. Moreland D. Ward 6% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O DET C. Lemon D. Ward 4% 81% Strikeout Swinging
Dave Bergman pinch hits for Gary Ward (LF) batting 7th
b8 3-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET D. Bergman D. Ward 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Mike Henneman facing 6-7-8
Dave Bergman moves from PH to LF
t9 4-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  TOR E. Whitt M. Henneman 2% 87% Walk
t9 4-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR L. Moseby M. Henneman 7% 93% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Whitt to 3B
Rance Mulliniks pinch hits for Tom Lawless (DH) batting 8th
t9 4-3 0 -23 4,(3-0)  TOR R. Mulliniks M. Henneman 1% 94% Intentional Walk
t9 4-3 0 123 1,(0-0)  RR TOR N. Liriano M. Henneman 5% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Whitt Scores; Moseby Scores/Adv on E5 (throw); Mulliniks to 3B; Liriano to 2B
Brad Havens replaces Mike Henneman pitching
t9 6-3 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR TOR J. Felix B. Havens 1% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Mulliniks Scores; Liriano Scores
t9 8-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez B. Havens -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t9 8-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TOR K. Gruber B. Havens -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 8-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR G. Bell B. Havens -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-8, Blue Jays' Duane Ward facing 8-9-1
Scott Lusader pinch hits for Rick Schu (3B) batting 8th
b9 3-8 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O DET S. Lusader D. Ward 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Fred Lynn pinch hits for Matt Sinatro (C) batting 9th
b9 3-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET F. Lynn D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 3-8 2 --- 6,(3-2)  DET G. Pettis D. Ward -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b9 3-8 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O DET T. Jones D. Ward 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 8, Tigers 3.

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