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Wednesday, May 24, 1978, 7:39PM
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 28,825, Time of Game: 2:15
Red Sox
8
27-15
 Won 1 
1st
at Blue Jays
2
15-25
 Lost 1 
7th, 11 GB
W: Mike Torrez (6-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  2  1   0  0  2   1  2  0    8  8  0
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  7  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rick Burleson SS 5 1 1 0 0 2 .205 .584 0.020 0.43 0.051 -0.030 0.3 5 4 2B
Jerry Remy 2B 5 0 1 2 0 1 .294 .688 0.066 0.42 0.087 -0.021 0.6 3 4 2·SB
Jim Rice LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .348 1.060 -0.045 0.36 0.000 -0.045 -1.1 1 1
Fred Lynn CF 2 2 1 0 2 0 .293 .840 0.061 0.46 0.064 -0.003 0.7 1 1
Carlton Fisk C 4 2 2 2 0 0 .248 .753 0.020 0.80 0.084 -0.064 1.2 1 1 HR
Butch Hobson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .852 -0.048 0.49 0.000 -0.048 -0.9 1 2
Jack Brohamer DH 3 2 2 2 1 0 .286 .772 0.221 0.33 0.223 -0.002 2.4 HR,2B
Dwight Evans RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 .264 .791 0.000 0.39 0.036 -0.036 1.5 2 0 GDP
Fred Kendall 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .200 -0.034 0.42 0.000 -0.034 -1.0 11 2
Mike Torrez P 2 0
Team Totals 35 8 8 8 4 4 .229 .765 0.261 0.45 0.545 -0.283 3.7 27 15
2B: J Brohamer (3, off J Coleman); R Burleson (10, off D Lemanczyk).
HR: C Fisk (4, off D Lemanczyk; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); J Brohamer (1, off D Lemanczyk; 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: J Brohamer 6; C Fisk 5; R Burleson 2; D Evans; J Remy; F Lynn.
GIDP: D Evans (4).
RBI: D Evans 2 (14); C Fisk 2 (13); J Remy 2 (14); J Brohamer 2 (6).
2-out RBI: D Evans 2; J Brohamer 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: F Lynn (R Bosetti at 2nd base); J Rice (R Bosetti at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Remy 2 (10, 3rd base off J Coleman/R Cerone, 2nd base off J Coleman/R Cerone).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rick Bosetti CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .290 .706 -0.028 0.46 0.019 -0.047 -0.5 7 0
Bob Bailor RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .262 .650 0.001 0.57 0.033 -0.032 0.2 3 0
Roy Howell 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .272 .686 -0.010 0.66 0.038 -0.048 -0.0 0 4
John Mayberry 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .239 .762 0.078 0.88 0.106 -0.028 0.8 8 0
Tom Hutton LF 3 0 0 1 1 0 .245 .675 0.036 1.19 0.092 -0.056 0.3 2 0
Willie Upshaw DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .651 -0.095 1.22 0.013 -0.109 -1.0
Rick Cerone C 3 0 0 1 1 0 .234 .560 -0.039 1.16 0.022 -0.061 -0.3 3 0
Dave McKay 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .617 -0.123 1.20 0.002 -0.124 -0.9 2 4
Luis Gomez SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .547 -0.039 0.78 0.000 -0.039 -0.4 2 2
   Doug Ault PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .779 -0.016 0.65 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Tim Johnson SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .214 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Dave Lemanczyk P 0 0
   Joe Coleman P 0 0
   Mike Willis P 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 5 1 .219 .543 -0.237 0.87 0.325 -0.562 -2.3 27 10
TB: R Bosetti 2; R Howell 2; B Bailor 2; D McKay.
RBI: R Cerone (5); T Hutton (7).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Howell-D McKay-J Mayberry.
PB: R Cerone (4).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Torrez, W (6-2) 9 7 2 2 5 1 0 4.00 37 61 0.237 0.87 2.3
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 5 1 0 2.00 37 61 0.237 0.87 2.3

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Lemanczyk, L (1-8) 6 5 5 5 3 1 2 8.34 25 40 -0.206 0.60 -2.1
Joe Coleman 2 3 3 2 1 2 0 2.08 11 0 0 -0.057 0.27 -2.0
Mike Willis 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.08 3 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 8 7 4 4 2 7.00 39 40 0 0 -0.263 0.45 -3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Rick Burleson SS 1 Rick Bosetti CF
2 Jerry Remy 2B 2 Bob Bailor RF
3 Jim Rice LF 3 Roy Howell 3B
4 Fred Lynn CF 4 John Mayberry 1B
5 Carlton Fisk C 5 Tom Hutton LF
6 Butch Hobson 3B 6 Willie Upshaw DH
7 Jack Brohamer DH 7 Rick Cerone C
8 Dwight Evans RF 8 Dave McKay 2B
9 Fred Kendall 1B 9 Luis Gomez SS
Mike Torrez P Dave Lemanczyk P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 1-- RR BOS J. Brohamer D. Lemanczyk 21% 68% Home Run; Lynn Scores
b6 0-5 0 123 R TOR T. Hutton M. Torrez -9% 73% Walk; Bailor Scores; Howell to 3B; Mayberry to 2B
t6 3-0 1 1-- RR BOS C. Fisk D. Lemanczyk 8% 95% Home Run; Lynn Scores
b6 1-5 0 123 O TOR W. Upshaw M. Torrez 8% 81% Strikeout
t3 2-0 1 -2- R BOS J. Remy D. Lemanczyk 7% 81% Single to RF; Burleson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Burleson D. Lemanczyk -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Remy D. Lemanczyk -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Rice D. Lemanczyk -1% 45% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TOR R. Bosetti M. Torrez 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O TOR B. Bailor M. Torrez 2% 49% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- BOS F. Lynn D. Lemanczyk 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Fisk D. Lemanczyk -4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS B. Hobson D. Lemanczyk -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- RR BOS J. Brohamer D. Lemanczyk 21% 68% Home Run; Lynn Scores
t2 2-0 2 --- O BOS D. Evans D. Lemanczyk -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O TOR J. Mayberry M. Torrez 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O TOR T. Hutton M. Torrez 2% 71% Flyball: SS
b2 0-2 2 --- TOR W. Upshaw M. Torrez -1% 70% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- TOR R. Cerone M. Torrez -2% 68% Walk; Upshaw to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- O TOR D. McKay M. Torrez 5% 72% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- O BOS F. Kendall D. Lemanczyk -2% 71% Flyball: SS
t3 2-0 1 --- BOS R. Burleson D. Lemanczyk 3% 74% Double to RF
t3 2-0 1 -2- R BOS J. Remy D. Lemanczyk 7% 81% Single to RF; Burleson Scores
t3 3-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Rice D. Lemanczyk -2% 79% Flyball: RF
t3 3-0 2 1-- BOS F. Lynn D. Lemanczyk 2% 81% Single to RF; Remy to 3B
t3 3-0 2 1-3 O BOS C. Fisk D. Lemanczyk -3% 78% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O TOR L. Gomez M. Torrez 2% 80% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 1 --- O TOR R. Bosetti M. Torrez 2% 82% Single to CF; Bosetti out at 2B/CF-SS
b3 0-3 2 --- TOR B. Bailor M. Torrez -1% 80% Single to CF
b3 0-3 2 1-- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 2% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O BOS B. Hobson D. Lemanczyk -1% 81% Flyball: CF
t4 3-0 1 --- BOS J. Brohamer D. Lemanczyk 1% 83% Walk
t4 3-0 1 1-- OO BOS D. Evans D. Lemanczyk -3% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- TOR J. Mayberry M. Torrez -4% 76% Walk
b4 0-3 0 1-- O TOR T. Hutton M. Torrez 4% 79% Flyball: SS
b4 0-3 1 1-- O TOR W. Upshaw M. Torrez 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-3 2 1-- O TOR R. Cerone M. Torrez 2% 85% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- O BOS F. Kendall D. Lemanczyk -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t5 3-0 1 --- O BOS R. Burleson D. Lemanczyk -1% 83% Strikeout
t5 3-0 2 --- O BOS J. Remy D. Lemanczyk -1% 82% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 8-9-1
b5 0-3 0 --- O TOR D. McKay M. Torrez 2% 85% Flyball: CF
b5 0-3 1 --- O TOR L. Gomez M. Torrez 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 2 --- O TOR R. Bosetti M. Torrez 1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Blue Jays' Dave Lemanczyk facing 3-4-5
t6 3-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice D. Lemanczyk -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-0 1 --- BOS F. Lynn D. Lemanczyk 1% 87% Walk
t6 3-0 1 1-- RR BOS C. Fisk D. Lemanczyk 8% 95% Home Run; Lynn Scores
t6 5-0 1 --- O BOS B. Hobson D. Lemanczyk -0% 95% Lineout: CF
t6 5-0 2 --- O BOS J. Brohamer D. Lemanczyk -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-5, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 2-3-4
b6 0-5 0 --- TOR B. Bailor M. Torrez -2% 93% Single
b6 0-5 0 1-- TOR R. Howell M. Torrez -4% 89% Single to LF; Bailor to 2B
b6 0-5 0 12- TOR J. Mayberry M. Torrez -6% 83% Walk; Bailor to 3B; Howell to 2B
b6 0-5 0 123 R TOR T. Hutton M. Torrez -9% 73% Walk; Bailor Scores; Howell to 3B; Mayberry to 2B
b6 1-5 0 123 O TOR W. Upshaw M. Torrez 8% 81% Strikeout
b6 1-5 1 123 RO TOR R. Cerone M. Torrez 4% 85% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Howell Scores; Mayberry to 3B
b6 2-5 2 1-3 O TOR D. McKay M. Torrez 5% 90% Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-2, Blue Jays' Joe Coleman facing 8-9-1
Joe Coleman replaces Dave Lemanczyk pitching
t7 5-2 0 --- BOS D. Evans J. Coleman 1% 92% Walk
t7 5-2 0 1-- O BOS F. Kendall J. Coleman -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B; Evans to 2B
t7 5-2 1 -2- BOS R. Burleson J. Coleman 2% 93% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Evans to 3B; Burleson to 1B
t7 5-2 1 1-3 RO BOS J. Remy J. Coleman 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Evans Scores/unER
t7 6-2 2 1-- BOS J. Rice J. Coleman 0% 94% Remy Steals 2B
t7 6-2 2 -2- BOS J. Rice J. Coleman 0% 95% Remy Steals 3B
t7 6-2 2 --3 O BOS J. Rice J. Coleman -1% 94% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 9-1-2
Doug Ault pinch hits for Luis Gomez (SS) batting 9th
b7 2-6 0 --- O TOR D. Ault M. Torrez 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-6 1 --- TOR R. Bosetti M. Torrez -2% 93% Single to LF
b7 2-6 1 1-- O TOR B. Bailor M. Torrez 2% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Bosetti to 2B
b7 2-6 2 -2- O TOR R. Howell M. Torrez 2% 97% Single to LF; Bosetti out at Hm/LF-C-SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Blue Jays' Joe Coleman facing 4-5-6
Tim Johnson replaces Doug Ault (PH) playing SS batting 9th
t8 6-2 0 --- O BOS F. Lynn J. Coleman -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 6-2 1 --- BOS C. Fisk J. Coleman 0% 97% Single to LF
t8 6-2 1 1-- O BOS B. Hobson J. Coleman -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 6-2 2 1-- BOS J. Brohamer J. Coleman 0% 97% Double to RF; Fisk to 3B
t8 6-2 2 -23 RR BOS D. Evans J. Coleman 2% 99% Single to CF; Fisk Scores; Brohamer Scores; Evans to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t8 8-2 2 -2- O BOS F. Kendall J. Coleman -0% 99% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-8, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 4-5-6
b8 2-8 0 --- O TOR J. Mayberry M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 2-8 1 --- O TOR T. Hutton M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 2-8 2 --- O TOR W. Upshaw M. Torrez 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 8-2, Blue Jays' Mike Willis facing 1-2-3
Mike Willis replaces Joe Coleman pitching
t9 8-2 0 --- O BOS R. Burleson M. Willis -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 8-2 1 --- O BOS J. Remy M. Willis -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-2 2 --- O BOS J. Rice M. Willis -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-8, Red Sox' Mike Torrez facing 7-8-9
b9 2-8 0 --- O TOR R. Cerone M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-8 1 --- TOR D. McKay M. Torrez -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 2-8 1 1-- O TOR T. Johnson M. Torrez 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McKay to 2B
b9 2-8 2 -2- O TOR R. Bosetti M. Torrez 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2.

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