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SEA
@CAL
8
7
BOS
@CHW
2
3
NYY
@KCR
4
8
BAL
@MIL
2
3
MIN
@OAK
4
1
MIN
@OAK
9
5
CLE
@TEX
6
1
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@TOR
2
3
DET
@TOR
7
6
 
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@ATL
10
11
HOU
@CIN
3
1
STL
@MON
7
8
PIT
@NYM
3
1
PIT
@NYM
3
9
CHC
@PHI
2
4
LAD
@SDP
4
3
Sunday, July 17, 1977, 1:32PM
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:06
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
2
40-50
 Lost 1 
6th, 11½ GB
at Blue Jays
3
34-57
 Won 1 
7th, 19 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  5  2
Blue Jays       0  0  1   1  0  1   0  0  X    3 10  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron LeFlore CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .294 .334 .421 .755 0.158 1.25 0.175 -0.018 1.0 2 0
Tito Fuentes 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .297 .336 .381 .717 -0.042 1.88 0.084 -0.126 -0.2 1 4
Rusty Staub DH 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .242 .312 .412 .724 0.005 2.04 0.132 -0.126 0.2
Steve Kemp LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .354 .461 .815 -0.270 1.68 0.000 -0.270 -1.8 0 0 GDP
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .358 .511 .869 -0.130 1.62 0.028 -0.157 -0.6 15 0 2B
Ben Oglivie RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .249 .313 .450 .763 -0.145 1.39 0.000 -0.145 -0.9 1 0
Milt May C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .254 .292 .403 .695 -0.076 0.97 0.013 -0.089 -0.4 1 1
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .218 .282 .356 .638 0.114 0.72 0.138 -0.024 1.0 2 6 HR
Tom Veryzer SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .193 .236 .274 .509 -0.111 1.10 0.000 -0.111 -0.9 2 1 GDP
Fernando Arroyo P 0 3
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 3 5 34 .161 .235 .290 .526 -0.497 1.43 0.570 -1.066 -2.6 24 15
2B: J Thompson (13, off J Jefferson).
HR: A Rodriguez (4, off J Jefferson, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: A Rodriguez 4; J Thompson 2; R Staub; R LeFlore; T Fuentes.
GIDP: S Kemp (8); T Veryzer (3).
RBI: A Rodriguez (10); R Staub (47).
2-out RBI: A Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Rodriguez-J Thompson.
E: A Rodriguez (4); T Fuentes (17).

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 2 0 0 1 4 .272 .314 .407 .721 0.030 0.87 0.112 -0.082 0.3 2 4 2B,CS
Al Woods LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .338 .411 .750 -0.095 0.67 0.015 -0.111 -1.0 3 0 2B
Bob Bailor CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .355 .434 .789 -0.087 0.81 0.000 -0.087 -1.1 1 0
Doug Rader 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .361 .467 .828 -0.023 0.75 0.032 -0.055 -0.3 1 2
Ron Fairly DH 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .306 .397 .491 .888 0.095 0.71 0.112 -0.017 1.2
Sam Ewing RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .296 .346 .373 .720 0.101 0.80 0.112 -0.011 1.4 1 0
Doug Ault 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .250 .326 .382 .708 0.005 1.17 0.059 -0.054 -0.6 10 1 SF
Hector Torres SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .265 .295 .374 .669 0.032 1.08 0.098 -0.066 -0.2 4 6 GDP
Ernie Whitt C 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .182 .200 .273 .473 -0.055 0.99 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 5 0 SF
Jesse Jefferson P 0 2
Team Totals 32 3 10 3 0 1 34 .312 .294 .375 .669 0.003 0.86 0.540 -0.538 -1.1 27 15
2B: S Staggs (4, off F Arroyo); A Woods (10, off F Arroyo).
SF: E Whitt (1, off F Arroyo); D Ault (1, off F Arroyo).
TB: R Fairly 3; S Staggs 3; A Woods 2; H Torres; D Rader; D Ault; S Ewing.
GIDP: H Torres (8).
RBI: S Ewing (16); D Ault (39); E Whitt (4).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Torres-S Staggs-D Ault; S Staggs-H Torres-D Ault.
E: D Ault (10).
Baserunning
CS: S Staggs (4, 2nd base by F Arroyo/M May).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fernando Arroyo, L (5-9) 8 10 3 2 0 1 0 3.35 34 53 -0.004 0.86 1.1
Team Totals 8 10 3 2 0 1 0 2.25 34 53 -0.004 0.86 1.1

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jesse Jefferson, W (6-9) 9 5 2 2 3 5 1 3.94 34 71 0.496 1.43 2.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 5 1 2.00 34 71 0.496 1.43 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Jim McKean, 2B - Greg Kosc, 3B - Russ Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Ron LeFlore CF 1 Steve Staggs 2B
2 Tito Fuentes 2B 2 Al Woods LF
3 Rusty Staub DH 3 Bob Bailor CF
4 Steve Kemp LF 4 Doug Rader 3B
5 Jason Thompson 1B 5 Ron Fairly DH
6 Ben Oglivie RF 6 Sam Ewing RF
7 Milt May C 7 Doug Ault 1B
8 Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 8 Hector Torres SS
9 Tom Veryzer SS 9 Ernie Whitt C
Fernando Arroyo P Jesse Jefferson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-2 0 12- OO DET S. Kemp J. Jefferson 17% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Fuentes to 3B
t6 0-2 0 12- R DET R. Staub J. Jefferson -13% 51% Single; LeFlore Scores; Fuentes to 2B
t7 1-3 2 --- R DET A. Rodriguez J. Jefferson -11% 77% Home Run
b3 0-0 0 1-- TOR H. Torres F. Arroyo 10% 69% Single; Ault to 3B/Adv on E5
t8 2-3 0 --- DET R. LeFlore J. Jefferson -9% 66% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET R. LeFlore J. Jefferson -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O DET T. Fuentes J. Jefferson 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- O DET R. Staub J. Jefferson 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O DET S. Kemp J. Jefferson 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- TOR S. Staggs F. Arroyo 3% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo -6% 53% Staggs Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- O TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O TOR B. Bailor F. Arroyo -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Thompson J. Jefferson 2% 52% Lineout: 2B
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Oglivie J. Jefferson 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- DET M. May J. Jefferson -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O DET A. Rodriguez J. Jefferson 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O TOR D. Rader F. Arroyo -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O TOR R. Fairly F. Arroyo -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O TOR S. Ewing F. Arroyo -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET T. Veryzer J. Jefferson 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O DET R. LeFlore J. Jefferson 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O DET T. Fuentes J. Jefferson 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- TOR D. Ault F. Arroyo 4% 59% Single to LF
b3 0-0 0 1-- TOR H. Torres F. Arroyo 10% 69% Single; Ault to 3B/Adv on E5
b3 0-0 0 1-3 RO TOR E. Whitt F. Arroyo -2% 67% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ault Scores
b3 1-0 1 1-- TOR S. Staggs F. Arroyo 8% 75% Double to LF; Torres to 3B
b3 1-0 1 -23 O TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo -8% 66% Fielder's Choice P; Torres out at Hm/P-3B; Woods to 1B
b3 1-0 2 12- O TOR B. Bailor F. Arroyo -4% 62% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O DET R. Staub J. Jefferson 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 --- O DET S. Kemp J. Jefferson 2% 67% Lineout: LF
t4 0-1 2 --- DET J. Thompson J. Jefferson -3% 65% Double
t4 0-1 2 -2- O DET B. Oglivie J. Jefferson 4% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O TOR D. Rader F. Arroyo -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- TOR R. Fairly F. Arroyo 2% 69% Single
b4 1-0 1 1-- TOR S. Ewing F. Arroyo 6% 75% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Fairly to 3B
b4 1-0 1 1-3 RO TOR D. Ault F. Arroyo 2% 77% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Fairly Scores/unER
b4 2-0 2 1-- O TOR H. Torres F. Arroyo -2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O DET M. May J. Jefferson 3% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 0-2 1 --- DET A. Rodriguez J. Jefferson -3% 75% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to 3B)
t5 0-2 1 1-- OO DET T. Veryzer J. Jefferson 6% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O TOR E. Whitt F. Arroyo -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O TOR S. Staggs F. Arroyo -1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 2-0 2 --- TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo 2% 80% Double to RF
b5 2-0 2 -2- O TOR B. Bailor F. Arroyo -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- DET R. LeFlore J. Jefferson -5% 73% Single to RF
t6 0-2 0 1-- DET T. Fuentes J. Jefferson -8% 64% Single to CF; LeFlore to 2B
t6 0-2 0 12- R DET R. Staub J. Jefferson -13% 51% Single; LeFlore Scores; Fuentes to 2B
t6 1-2 0 12- OO DET S. Kemp J. Jefferson 17% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Fuentes to 3B
t6 1-2 2 --3 O DET J. Thompson J. Jefferson 6% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 4-5-6
b6 2-1 0 --- TOR D. Rader F. Arroyo 3% 77% Single to LF
b6 2-1 0 1-- TOR R. Fairly F. Arroyo 8% 86% Single; Rader to 3B
b6 2-1 0 1-3 R TOR S. Ewing F. Arroyo 4% 89% Fielder's Choice ; Rader Scores; Fairly to 2B
b6 3-1 0 12- O TOR D. Ault F. Arroyo -3% 87% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Fairly stays at 2B
b6 3-1 1 12- OO TOR H. Torres F. Arroyo -5% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 6-7-8
t7 1-3 0 --- O DET B. Oglivie J. Jefferson 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-3 1 --- O DET M. May J. Jefferson 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-3 2 --- R DET A. Rodriguez J. Jefferson -11% 77% Home Run
t7 2-3 2 --- O DET T. Veryzer J. Jefferson 2% 79% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 9-1-2
b7 3-2 0 --- O TOR E. Whitt F. Arroyo -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- O TOR S. Staggs F. Arroyo -1% 76% Strikeout
b7 3-2 2 --- O TOR A. Woods F. Arroyo -1% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 1-2-3
t8 2-3 0 --- DET R. LeFlore J. Jefferson -9% 66% Walk
t8 2-3 0 1-- O DET T. Fuentes J. Jefferson 8% 74% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-3 1 1-- O DET R. Staub J. Jefferson 7% 81% Lineout: LF
t8 2-3 2 1-- O DET S. Kemp J. Jefferson 6% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Fernando Arroyo facing 3-4-5
b8 3-2 0 --- O TOR B. Bailor F. Arroyo -1% 85% Lineout: 2B
b8 3-2 1 --- O TOR D. Rader F. Arroyo -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-2 2 --- TOR R. Fairly F. Arroyo 1% 85% Single
b8 3-2 2 1-- TOR S. Ewing F. Arroyo 1% 86% Single; Fairly to 2B
b8 3-2 2 12- O TOR D. Ault F. Arroyo -3% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 5-6-7
t9 2-3 0 --- O DET J. Thompson J. Jefferson 7% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-3 1 --- O DET B. Oglivie J. Jefferson 5% 96% Lineout: SS
t9 2-3 2 --- O DET M. May J. Jefferson 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Blue Jays 3.

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