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CAL
@CHW
4
2
CAL
@CHW
9
1
NYY
@CLE
0
5
NYY
@CLE
5
4
BAL
@DET
1
5
BAL
@DET
3
10
OAK
@MIL
2
1
KCR
@MIN
2
1
SEA
@TEX
3
7
BOS
@TOR
1
0
CIN
@LAD
7
8
STL
@MON
3
8
STL
@MON
11
3
PIT
@NYM
2
1
CHC
@PHI
4
6
HOU
@SDP
4
2
ATL
@SFG
10
8
Sunday, May 27, 1979, 1:35PM
, Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 33,556, Time of Game: 2:02
Red Sox
1
26-17
 Won 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Blue Jays
0
12-34
 Lost 1 
7th, 17½ GB
W: Chuck Rainey (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  0
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Remy 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .348 .383 .391 .774 -0.034 0.64 0.027 -0.061 -0.3 1 4 CS
Stan Papi SS 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0.108 0.80 0.149 -0.041 1.1 4 2 2B
Fred Lynn CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .389 .601 .990 -0.118 0.83 0.000 -0.118 -1.4 4 0
Jim Rice LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .340 .413 .525 .937 0.008 0.68 0.045 -0.037 0.2 0 0
Carl Yastrzemski 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .391 .503 .894 -0.053 0.95 0.026 -0.079 -0.6 12 1
Carlton Fisk DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.078 1.06 0.000 -0.078 -0.8
Butch Hobson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .252 .289 .477 .767 -0.062 0.74 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 1 3
Dwight Evans RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .246 .318 .430 .748 -0.075 1.07 0.035 -0.109 -0.7 1 1
Gary Allenson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .221 .287 .291 .578 -0.054 0.71 0.000 -0.054 -0.5 4 1
Chuck Rainey P 0 4
Team Totals 32 1 7 1 0 5 32 .219 .219 .250 .469 -0.358 0.83 0.282 -0.639 -3.7 27 16
2B: S Papi (1, off J Jefferson).
TB: S Papi 3; J Rice 2; J Remy 2; C Yastrzemski.
RBI: S Papi (1).
2-out RBI: S Papi.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Papi-C Yastrzemski; D Evans-B Hobson.
Outfield Assists: D Evans (L Gomez at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: J Remy (5, 2nd base by J Jefferson POCS).
Pickoffs: D Evans (1st base by J Jefferson).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Danny Ainge 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .389 .421 .389 .810 -0.135 1.57 0.000 -0.135 -0.9 1 4
Bob Bailor RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .314 .286 .600 -0.166 1.15 0.024 -0.190 -1.2 3 0 CS
Roy Howell 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .278 .340 .410 .749 0.008 1.67 0.110 -0.102 0.4 0 1
Rico Carty DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .335 .391 .726 -0.018 2.02 0.109 -0.127 0.5
John Mayberry 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .281 .391 .438 .829 -0.157 1.98 0.056 -0.212 -0.6 8 1
Al Woods LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .266 .328 .347 .675 0.021 2.13 0.076 -0.055 -0.1 5 1
Rick Bosetti CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .224 .238 .311 .550 -0.269 2.19 0.000 -0.269 -1.9 3 0 CS
Rick Cerone C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .204 .313 .299 .612 -0.158 1.99 0.000 -0.158 -1.2 5 0
Luis Gomez SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .400 .400 .400 .800 0.017 1.51 0.081 -0.064 0.4 1 3
Jesse Jefferson P 1 3
Team Totals 29 0 6 0 3 4 32 .207 .281 .207 .488 -0.857 1.77 0.456 -1.312 -4.7 27 13
TB: L Gomez 2; R Carty; B Bailor; A Woods; J Mayberry.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Woods-D Ainge.
E: L Gomez (1).
Outfield Assists: A Woods (S Papi at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: B Bailor (2, 2nd base by C Rainey/G Allenson); R Bosetti (1, 2nd base by C Rainey POCS).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chuck Rainey, W (3-2) 9 6 0 0 3 4 0 3.80 32 76 0.857 1.77 4.7
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 3 4 0 0.00 32 76 0.857 1.77 4.7

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jesse Jefferson, L (0-4) 9 7 1 1 0 5 0 3.15 32 74 0.357 0.83 3.7
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 0 5 0 1.00 32 74 0.357 0.83 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Jefferson 2 (5; J Remy, 2nd base (CS), D Evans, 1st base); C Rainey (1; R Bosetti, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Evans, 1B - Ted Hendry, 2B - Fred Spenn, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 33,556.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 62° F.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Toronto Blue Jays
1 Jerry Remy 2B 1 Danny Ainge 2B
2 Stan Papi SS 2 Bob Bailor RF
3 Fred Lynn CF 3 Roy Howell 3B
4 Jim Rice LF 4 Rico Carty DH
5 Carl Yastrzemski 1B 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 Carlton Fisk DH 6 Al Woods LF
7 Butch Hobson 3B 7 Rick Bosetti CF
8 Dwight Evans RF 8 Rick Cerone C
9 Gary Allenson C 9 Luis Gomez SS
Chuck Rainey P Jesse Jefferson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 1-- R BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson 12% 59% Double to LF; Remy Scores
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO TOR J. Mayberry C. Rainey 9% 69% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
b9 0-1 0 --- O TOR R. Howell C. Rainey 9% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-1 1 -2- OO TOR B. Bailor C. Rainey 8% 62% Double Play: Flyball: RF; Gomez out at 3B/RF-3B
b2 0-0 1 -23 O TOR R. Bosetti C. Rainey 8% 44% Foul Flyball: 1B

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' Jesse Jefferson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Remy J. Jefferson -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson -2% 46% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS F. Lynn J. Jefferson -1% 45% Strikeout
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' Chuck Rainey facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O TOR D. Ainge C. Rainey 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- TOR B. Bailor C. Rainey -2% 45% Single to SS
b1 0-0 1 1-- O TOR R. Howell C. Rainey 4% 49% Bailor Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- O TOR R. Howell C. Rainey 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rice J. Jefferson -2% 48% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Jefferson 3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS C. Fisk J. Jefferson -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O BOS B. Hobson J. Jefferson -2% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- TOR R. Carty C. Rainey -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- TOR J. Mayberry C. Rainey -6% 36% Single to RF; Carty to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O TOR A. Woods C. Rainey 0% 36% Groundout: P-1B; Carty to 3B; Mayberry to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -23 O TOR R. Bosetti C. Rainey 8% 44% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 2 -23 O TOR R. Cerone C. Rainey 6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Jefferson -3% 47% Lineout: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O BOS G. Allenson J. Jefferson -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 --- BOS J. Remy J. Jefferson 1% 47% Single to CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- R BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson 12% 59% Double to LF; Remy Scores
t3 1-0 2 -2- O BOS F. Lynn J. Jefferson -3% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- TOR L. Gomez C. Rainey -4% 52% Single to RF
b3 0-1 0 1-- O TOR D. Ainge C. Rainey 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Gomez to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- OO TOR B. Bailor C. Rainey 8% 62% Double Play: Flyball: RF; Gomez out at 3B/RF-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- BOS J. Rice J. Jefferson 4% 66% Single to CF
t4 1-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Jefferson -3% 62% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O BOS C. Fisk J. Jefferson -3% 59% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 1-- O BOS B. Hobson J. Jefferson -2% 57% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- TOR R. Howell C. Rainey -5% 52% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- TOR R. Carty C. Rainey -7% 45% Single to LF; Howell to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- O TOR J. Mayberry C. Rainey 7% 52% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 12- O TOR A. Woods C. Rainey 5% 57% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Howell to 3B
b4 0-1 2 1-3 O TOR R. Bosetti C. Rainey 7% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O BOS D. Evans J. Jefferson -2% 61% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 1 --- O BOS G. Allenson J. Jefferson -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Remy J. Jefferson -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- O TOR R. Cerone C. Rainey 3% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- TOR L. Gomez C. Rainey -4% 58% Single to RF
b5 0-1 1 1-- O TOR D. Ainge C. Rainey 4% 62% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 2 1-- O TOR B. Bailor C. Rainey 4% 66% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- O BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson -3% 63% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-0 1 --- O BOS F. Lynn J. Jefferson -2% 61% Foul Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Rice J. Jefferson -1% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 3-4-5
b6 0-1 0 --- TOR R. Howell C. Rainey -6% 54% Walk
b6 0-1 0 1-- O TOR R. Carty C. Rainey 6% 60% Flyball: CF
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO TOR J. Mayberry C. Rainey 9% 69% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Jefferson -3% 66% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 1 --- O BOS C. Fisk J. Jefferson -2% 65% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 --- O BOS B. Hobson J. Jefferson -1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 6-7-8
b7 0-1 0 --- TOR A. Woods C. Rainey -8% 56% Single to RF
b7 0-1 0 1-- O TOR R. Bosetti C. Rainey 7% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 0-1 1 1-- O TOR R. Cerone C. Rainey 6% 69% Flyball: CF
b7 0-1 2 1-- O TOR L. Gomez C. Rainey 5% 74% Bosetti Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 8-9-1
t8 1-0 0 --- BOS D. Evans J. Jefferson 3% 78% Reached on E6 (Pop Fly)
t8 1-0 0 1-- O BOS G. Allenson J. Jefferson -6% 72% Evans Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t8 1-0 1 --- O BOS G. Allenson J. Jefferson -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-0 2 --- BOS J. Remy J. Jefferson 1% 71% Single to SS
t8 1-0 2 1-- O BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson -3% 69% Remy Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B-P)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 9-1-2
b8 0-1 0 --- O TOR L. Gomez C. Rainey 6% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-1 1 --- O TOR D. Ainge C. Rainey 5% 80% Strikeout
b8 0-1 2 --- O TOR B. Bailor C. Rainey 3% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Blue Jays' Jesse Jefferson facing 2-3-4
t9 1-0 0 --- BOS S. Papi J. Jefferson 2% 86% Single to SS
t9 1-0 0 1-- OO BOS F. Lynn J. Jefferson -6% 80% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-2B/Out on Appeal
t9 1-0 2 --- BOS J. Rice J. Jefferson 1% 81% Single to LF
t9 1-0 2 1-- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Jefferson -2% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Chuck Rainey facing 3-4-5
b9 0-1 0 --- O TOR R. Howell C. Rainey 9% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b9 0-1 1 --- O TOR R. Carty C. Rainey 7% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-1 2 --- O TOR J. Mayberry C. Rainey 5% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Blue Jays 0.

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