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Friday, September 9, 1977, 8:00PM
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 21,145, Time of Game: 1:59
Blue Jays
0
46-92
 Lost 2 
7th, 39½ GB
at Yankees
2
87-54
 Won 4 
1st
W: Mike Torrez (16-12)
L: Jerry Garvin (9-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    2  5  0

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Staggs 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .249 .329 .343 .672 -0.163 1.39 0.000 -0.163 -1.3 1 2
Al Woods LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .329 .371 .700 -0.114 1.07 0.000 -0.114 -0.9 4 0
Roy Howell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .291 .363 .378 .742 -0.009 0.83 0.047 -0.056 -0.1 1 1
Ron Fairly DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .283 .367 .467 .835 -0.081 1.24 0.038 -0.118 -0.6 GDP
Doug Ault 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .325 .403 .728 -0.062 0.86 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 11 1
Gary Woods CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235 .268 .279 .547 -0.123 1.32 0.000 -0.123 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Steve Bowling RF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .194 .309 .279 .588 0.065 0.97 0.087 -0.023 0.5 2 1
Alan Ashby C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .206 .294 .283 .577 0.004 1.42 0.066 -0.062 0.2 2 0
Tim Nordbrook SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .194 .348 .194 .542 -0.069 1.87 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 0 1
   Doug Rader PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .346 .446 .792 -0.035 1.22 0.000 -0.035 -0.2
   Dave McKay SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181 .210 .253 .463 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Garvin P 1 5
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 2 5 30 .107 .167 .107 .274 -0.587 1.19 0.238 -0.825 -4.5 24 11
TB: S Bowling 2; R Howell.
GIDP: R Fairly (11); G Woods (5).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: S Bowling (R Jackson at 3rd base).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Rivers CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .326 .349 .436 .785 -0.020 0.74 0.033 -0.053 -0.3 1 0 2B
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .325 .489 .814 -0.099 0.88 0.000 -0.099 -1.2 1 5
Thurman Munson DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .293 .341 .436 .777 0.049 0.56 0.064 -0.015 0.5
Reggie Jackson RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .281 .371 .529 .900 0.005 1.06 0.095 -0.090 0.1 1 0
   Paul Blair RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .338 .437 .775 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Cliff Johnson C 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .295 .403 .579 .981 0.032 1.12 0.110 -0.078 0.1 5 0 HR
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .296 .343 .464 .807 0.018 1.15 0.065 -0.047 -0.1 12 1
Roy White LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281 .374 .423 .797 -0.052 0.65 0.000 -0.052 -0.7 2 0
Willie Randolph 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287 .357 .412 .769 -0.046 0.61 0.000 -0.046 -0.6 3 3
Bucky Dent SS 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .249 .305 .362 .667 0.026 0.44 0.034 -0.008 0.2 1 8
Mike Torrez P 1 0
Team Totals 27 2 5 2 4 2 31 .185 .290 .333 .624 -0.087 0.81 0.401 -0.488 -2.0 27 17
2B: M Rivers (16, off J Garvin).
HR: C Johnson (20, off J Garvin, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: C Johnson 4; T Munson 2; M Rivers 2; C Chambliss.
RBI: C Chambliss (85); C Johnson (47).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Randolph-B Dent-C Chambliss; G Nettles-W Randolph-C Chambliss.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Jackson (1st base by J Garvin).

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Garvin, L (9-15) 8 5 2 2 4 2 1 4.00 31 62 0.086 0.81 2.0
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 4 2 1 2.25 31 62 0.086 0.81 2.0

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Torrez, W (16-12) 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 3.88 30 84 0.586 1.19 4.5
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 30 84 0.586 1.19 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Garvin (23; R Jackson, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Larry McCoy.
Time of Game: 1:59.
Attendance: 21,145.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         New York Yankees
1 Steve Staggs 2B 1 Mickey Rivers CF
2 Al Woods LF 2 Graig Nettles 3B
3 Roy Howell 3B 3 Thurman Munson DH
4 Ron Fairly DH 4 Reggie Jackson RF
5 Doug Ault 1B 5 Cliff Johnson C
6 Gary Woods CF 6 Chris Chambliss 1B
7 Steve Bowling RF 7 Roy White LF
8 Alan Ashby C 8 Willie Randolph 2B
9 Tim Nordbrook SS 9 Bucky Dent SS
Jerry Garvin P Mike Torrez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 --- R NYY C. Johnson J. Garvin 11% 64% Home Run
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO TOR R. Fairly M. Torrez 10% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 1-3 O TOR S. Staggs M. Torrez 8% 61% Strikeout
t3 0-1 0 1-- TOR A. Ashby M. Torrez -7% 50% Walk; Bowling to 2B
b6 1-0 1 12- RO NYY C. Chambliss J. Garvin 6% 84% Single to RF; Munson Scores; Jackson out at 3B/RF-3B; Chambliss to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B

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, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O TOR S. Staggs M. Torrez 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O TOR A. Woods M. Torrez 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Rivers J. Garvin -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY G. Nettles J. Garvin -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY T. Munson J. Garvin -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- TOR R. Fairly M. Torrez -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O TOR D. Ault M. Torrez 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO TOR G. Woods M. Torrez 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson J. Garvin -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- R NYY C. Johnson J. Garvin 11% 64% Home Run
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYY C. Chambliss J. Garvin -1% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYY R. White J. Garvin -1% 61% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- TOR S. Bowling M. Torrez -4% 57% Single to RF
t3 0-1 0 1-- TOR A. Ashby M. Torrez -7% 50% Walk; Bowling to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- O TOR T. Nordbrook M. Torrez 3% 54% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Bowling to 3B
t3 0-1 1 1-3 O TOR S. Staggs M. Torrez 8% 61% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 1-3 O TOR A. Woods M. Torrez 6% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph J. Garvin -2% 65% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 1 --- NYY B. Dent J. Garvin 2% 67% Walk
b3 1-0 1 1-- O NYY M. Rivers J. Garvin -3% 65% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 1-- O NYY G. Nettles J. Garvin -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- TOR R. Howell M. Torrez -5% 58% Single to LF
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO TOR R. Fairly M. Torrez 10% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O TOR D. Ault M. Torrez 1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- NYY T. Munson J. Garvin 3% 72% Single to RF
b4 1-0 0 1-- NYY R. Jackson J. Garvin 5% 77% Walk; Munson to 2B
b4 1-0 0 12- O NYY C. Johnson J. Garvin -6% 71% Jackson Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b4 1-0 1 -2- O NYY C. Johnson J. Garvin -3% 67% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 -2- O NYY C. Chambliss J. Garvin -3% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O TOR G. Woods M. Torrez 3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- O TOR S. Bowling M. Torrez 2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O TOR A. Ashby M. Torrez 1% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYY R. White J. Garvin -2% 69% Strikeout
b5 1-0 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph J. Garvin -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- NYY B. Dent J. Garvin 1% 69% Walk
b5 1-0 2 1-- NYY M. Rivers J. Garvin 3% 72% Double to RF; Dent to 3B
b5 1-0 2 -23 O NYY G. Nettles J. Garvin -6% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O TOR T. Nordbrook M. Torrez 4% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O TOR S. Staggs M. Torrez 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O TOR A. Woods M. Torrez 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 3-4-5
b6 1-0 0 --- NYY T. Munson J. Garvin 3% 77% Single to RF
b6 1-0 0 1-- NYY R. Jackson J. Garvin 5% 82% Walk; Munson to 2B
b6 1-0 0 12- O NYY C. Johnson J. Garvin -5% 77% Flyball: 2B
b6 1-0 1 12- RO NYY C. Chambliss J. Garvin 6% 84% Single to RF; Munson Scores; Jackson out at 3B/RF-3B; Chambliss to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b6 2-0 2 -2- O NYY R. White J. Garvin -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 3% 85% Strikeout
t7 0-2 1 --- O TOR R. Fairly M. Torrez 2% 88% Flyball: RF
t7 0-2 2 --- O TOR D. Ault M. Torrez 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 8-9-1
b7 2-0 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph J. Garvin -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-0 1 --- O NYY B. Dent J. Garvin -1% 87% Flyball: LF
b7 2-0 2 --- O NYY M. Rivers J. Garvin -1% 87% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 6-7-8
t8 0-2 0 --- O TOR G. Woods M. Torrez 4% 90% Flyball: 3B
t8 0-2 1 --- TOR S. Bowling M. Torrez -4% 86% Single to C
t8 0-2 1 1-- O TOR A. Ashby M. Torrez 5% 91% Strikeout
Doug Rader pinch hits for Tim Nordbrook (SS) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 1-- O TOR D. Rader M. Torrez 4% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Blue Jays' Jerry Garvin facing 2-3-4
Dave McKay replaces Doug Rader (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles J. Garvin -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 2-0 1 --- O NYY T. Munson J. Garvin -0% 93% Flyball: CF
b8 2-0 2 --- O NYY R. Jackson J. Garvin -0% 93% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
Paul Blair replaces Reggie Jackson playing RF batting 4th
t9 0-2 0 --- O TOR S. Staggs M. Torrez 4% 96% Strikeout
t9 0-2 1 --- O TOR A. Woods M. Torrez 2% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 0-2 2 --- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.

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