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Friday, July 15, 1988, 7:37
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 26,476, Time of Game: 2:19
Blue Jays
1
44-46
 Won 3 
6th, 9½ GB
at Athletics
0
54-36
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Jimmy Key (6-1)
L: Dave Stewart (12-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1 10  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  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
Tony Fernandez SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .272 .317 .369 .686 18 12 -0.078 0.92 0.025 -0.103 -0.9 1 1
Lloyd Moseby RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .243 .357 .380 .737 13 9 0.063 0.76 0.104 -0.041 0.5 4 0 2B
George Bell LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .277 .313 .449 .762 15 10 -0.007 1.12 0.066 -0.073 -0.1 1 1
Kelly Gruber 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .350 .494 .844 13 10 -0.027 0.88 0.034 -0.061 -0.2 0 6
Ernie Whitt C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .217 .307 .308 .615 15 7 -0.073 0.99 0.038 -0.111 -0.8 4 0 GDP
Fred McGriff 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .288 .394 .543 .938 19 12 0.034 0.89 0.072 -0.037 0.3 13 0
Rick Leach DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .276 .355 .358 .713 18 12 -0.034 1.01 0.037 -0.072 -0.3
   Nelson Liriano PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .274 .301 .575 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Sil Campusano CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .197 .271 .308 .579 16 11 -0.044 1.28 0.059 -0.103 -0.1 3 0 2B
Manuel Lee 2B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .272 .308 .335 .643 22 11 -0.147 1.24 0.036 -0.183 -1.7 1 4 CS
Jimmy Key P 0 2
Team Totals 35 1 10 1 2 8 37 .286 .324 .343 .667 149 94 -0.313 1.01 0.471 -0.784 -3.3 27 14
2B: L Moseby (10, off D Stewart); S Campusano (10, off D Stewart).
TB: L Moseby 3; R Leach 2; S Campusano 2; M Lee; F McGriff; K Gruber; G Bell; T Fernandez.
GIDP: E Whitt (7).
RBI: G Bell (50).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Gruber-M Lee-F McGriff.
Outfield Assists: G Bell (D Baylor at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: M Lee (1, 2nd base by D Stewart/T Steinbach).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Phillips LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .189 .308 .244 .553 19 12 -0.130 1.33 0.000 -0.130 -0.7 1 0
Carney Lansford 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .327 .371 .420 .791 8 6 -0.090 0.90 0.000 -0.090 -0.4 1 2
Jose Canseco RF 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 .287 .383 .527 .911 14 6 0.060 1.17 0.090 -0.030 0.3 3 0
Mark McGwire 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .247 .342 .444 .787 13 7 -0.202 1.60 0.000 -0.202 -1.1 6 0 GDP
Dave Henderson CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .290 .352 .514 .866 6 5 -0.060 0.80 0.000 -0.060 -0.4 2 0
Terry Steinbach C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214 .292 .352 .644 11 7 -0.112 1.49 0.000 -0.112 -0.6 8 1
Don Baylor DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .206 .293 .286 .579 11 6 -0.044 1.07 0.024 -0.068 -0.1 2B
Mike Gallego 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .205 .271 .267 .538 15 8 -0.081 1.03 0.000 -0.081 -0.5 3 2
Walt Weiss SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236 .293 .305 .598 5 5 -0.067 1.32 0.000 -0.067 -0.4 3 2
   Stan Javier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .318 .345 .663 3 2 -0.085 3.39 0.000 -0.085 -0.2
Dave Stewart P 0 1
Team Totals 27 0 2 0 2 3 29 .074 .138 .111 .249 105 64 -0.811 1.26 0.114 -0.925 -4.3 27 8
2B: D Baylor (5, off J Key).
TB: D Baylor 2; M Gallego.
GIDP: M McGwire (7).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Weiss-M Gallego-M McGwire.
E: T Phillips (6).

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
Jimmy Key, W (6-1) 9 2 0 0 2 3 0 1.49 29 105 64 39 4 21 13 11 3 0 84 0.812 1.26 4.3
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 29 105 64 39 4 21 13 11 3 0 84 0.812 1.26 4.3

Oakland Athletics

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
Dave Stewart, L (12-8) 9 10 1 1 2 8 0 3.37 37 149 94 55 13 26 8 19 10 0 69 0.312 1.01 3.3
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 2 8 0 1.00 37 149 94 55 13 26 8 19 10 0 69 0.312 1.01 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Ted Hendry.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 26,476.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Toronto Blue Jays         Oakland Athletics
1 Tony Fernandez SS 1 Tony Phillips LF
2 Lloyd Moseby RF 2 Carney Lansford 3B
3 George Bell LF 3 Jose Canseco RF
4 Kelly Gruber 3B 4 Mark McGwire 1B
5 Ernie Whitt C 5 Dave Henderson CF
6 Fred McGriff 1B 6 Terry Steinbach C
7 Rick Leach DH 7 Don Baylor DH
8 Sil Campusano CF 8 Mike Gallego 2B
9 Manuel Lee 2B 9 Walt Weiss SS
Jimmy Key P Dave Stewart P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO OAK M. McGwire J. Key 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b9 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Javier J. Key 9% 89% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO TOR E. Whitt D. Stewart -8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR L. Moseby D. Stewart 8% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Moseby to 3B/Adv on E7
b7 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco J. Key -8% 57% Walk

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, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart -2% 48% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  TOR L. Moseby D. Stewart 2% 50% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 7,(1-2)  O TOR G. Bell D. Stewart -3% 48% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Stewart -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Phillips J. Key 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Lansford J. Key 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. Canseco J. Key -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O OAK M. McGwire J. Key 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR E. Whitt D. Stewart 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR F. McGriff D. Stewart 6% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B); Whitt to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O TOR R. Leach D. Stewart -6% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O TOR S. Campusano D. Stewart -5% 49% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O TOR M. Lee D. Stewart -4% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Henderson J. Key 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK T. Steinbach J. Key 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  OAK D. Baylor J. Key -2% 47% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Gallego J. Key 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Baylor out at Hm/LF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR L. Moseby D. Stewart 8% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Moseby to 3B/Adv on E7
t3 0-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  R TOR G. Bell D. Stewart 7% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Moseby Scores
t3 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  TOR K. Gruber D. Stewart 3% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bell to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO TOR E. Whitt D. Stewart -8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK W. Weiss J. Key 3% 60% Lineout: SS
b3 0-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O OAK T. Phillips J. Key 2% 62% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK C. Lansford J. Key 1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR F. McGriff D. Stewart -2% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR R. Leach D. Stewart -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Campusano D. Stewart -1% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Canseco J. Key 3% 61% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. McGwire J. Key 2% 63% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK D. Henderson J. Key 1% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR M. Lee D. Stewart -2% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t5 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart 3% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t5 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR L. Moseby D. Stewart -3% 62% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR G. Bell D. Stewart -2% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK T. Steinbach J. Key 3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK D. Baylor J. Key 2% 65% Flyball: RF
b5 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK M. Gallego J. Key 2% 67% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 4-5-6
t6 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Stewart -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR E. Whitt D. Stewart -2% 63% Flyball: CF
t6 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR F. McGriff D. Stewart 1% 64% Walk
t6 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR R. Leach D. Stewart 2% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); McGriff to 2B
t6 1-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O TOR S. Campusano D. Stewart -5% 62% Foul Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O OAK W. Weiss J. Key 4% 66% Flyball: 1B
b6 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Phillips J. Key 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK C. Lansford J. Key 2% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 9-1-2
t7 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR M. Lee D. Stewart 4% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t7 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart -6% 68% Lee Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart -2% 66% Lineout: LF
t7 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR L. Moseby D. Stewart -1% 65% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. Canseco J. Key -8% 57% Walk
b7 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO OAK M. McGwire J. Key 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK D. Henderson J. Key 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 3-4-5
t8 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR G. Bell D. Stewart -2% 73% Lineout: RF
t8 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TOR K. Gruber D. Stewart -2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR E. Whitt D. Stewart -1% 71% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 6-7-8
b8 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK T. Steinbach J. Key 6% 77% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK D. Baylor J. Key 4% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Gallego J. Key 3% 84% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Dave Stewart facing 6-7-8
t9 1-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O TOR F. McGriff D. Stewart -2% 83% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t9 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR R. Leach D. Stewart 2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
Nelson Liriano pinch runs for Rick Leach (DH) batting 7th
t9 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR S. Campusano D. Stewart 6% 90% Double to LF (Line Drive); Liriano to 3B
t9 1-0 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O TOR M. Lee D. Stewart -6% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-0 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Stewart -4% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jimmy Key facing 9-1-2
Stan Javier pinch hits for Walt Weiss (SS) batting 9th
b9 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Javier J. Key 9% 89% Flyball: CF
b9 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK T. Phillips J. Key 6% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b9 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O OAK C. Lansford J. Key 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0.

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