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NYY
@ANA
5
10
TBD
@CHW
7
2
BAL
@DET
14
2
MIN
@KCR
5
3
BOS
@OAK
10
2
CLE
@SEA
8
7
TEX
@TOR
9
6
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@ARI
7
3
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@CIN
11
5
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@COL
12
1
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@HOU
6
10
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@MON
0
6
SDP
@NYM
6
7
LAD
@PHI
3
8
MIL
@STL
2
1
Wednesday, July 29, 1998, 7:07
, SkyDome
Attendance: 28,220, Time of Game: 3:02
Rangers
9
57-49
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Blue Jays
6
53-55
 Lost 1 
4th, 24½ GB
W: Darren Oliver (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  3   4  0  0   0  0  1    9 11  1
Blue Jays       1  2  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    6  8  2

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Goodwin CF 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 .282 .373 .317 .690 20 12 0.153 0.94 0.159 -0.007 1.4 4 0 SB
Luis Alicea 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .275 .361 .410 .771 13 9 0.031 1.08 0.120 -0.089 0.3 3 5 2B
Rusty Greer LF 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .301 .389 .429 .818 20 12 0.062 0.81 0.107 -0.045 0.9 4 0 2B
Roberto Kelly RF 4 0 2 1 0 1 5 .299 .320 .490 .810 14 10 -0.019 0.75 0.039 -0.059 0.3 2 0 HBP
Will Clark 1B 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .312 .390 .507 .896 22 11 -0.015 0.93 0.037 -0.052 0.1 9 0
Ivan Rodriguez C 4 1 2 3 1 0 5 .340 .379 .524 .903 16 8 0.367 1.06 0.373 -0.006 3.6 4 0 3B,2B
Lee Stevens DH 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .238 .303 .448 .752 21 8 0.006 0.84 0.052 -0.046 -0.4 CS,IW
   Domingo Cedeno PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .331 .415 .746 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Kevin Elster SS 4 0 1 2 0 1 5 .235 .312 .357 .669 13 7 -0.070 0.95 0.025 -0.094 -1.0 1 2 SF
Fernando Tatis 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .272 .306 .364 .670 18 14 -0.019 0.56 0.036 -0.055 -1.3 0 3
Darren Oliver P 0 1
   Danny Patterson P 0 0
   John Wetteland P 0 0
Team Totals 35 9 11 9 8 4 45 .314 .444 .457 .902 157 91 0.496 0.87 0.948 -0.453 4.0 27 11
2B: I Rodriguez (32, off C Carpenter); L Alicea (13, off D Stieb); R Greer (17, off D Stieb).
3B: I Rodriguez (4, off C Carpenter).
SF: K Elster (2, off C Carpenter).
IBB: L Stevens (4, by D Stieb).
HBP: R Kelly (1, by D Stieb).
TB: I Rodriguez 5; L Alicea 2; R Kelly 2; R Greer 2; T Goodwin 2; W Clark; F Tatis; K Elster.
RBI: I Rodriguez 3 (56); R Greer 2 (68); K Elster 2 (37); L Alicea (22); R Kelly (22).
2-out RBI: I Rodriguez 3.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Tatis-L Alicea-W Clark.
E: K Elster (9).
Baserunning
SB: T Goodwin (29, 2nd base off C Carpenter/K Brown).
CS: L Stevens (2, 2nd base by C Carpenter/K Brown).

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 Phillips LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .372 .481 .558 1.040 22 12 0.035 0.91 0.119 -0.085 0.3 2 0 GDP
Shannon Stewart CF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .273 .374 .372 .746 16 8 0.085 0.86 0.122 -0.037 0.7 4 0 SB
   Shawn Green PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .326 .453 .778 2 2 -0.015 0.58 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
Jose Canseco RF 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .238 .329 .525 .853 18 11 0.068 0.76 0.117 -0.049 0.5 4 0 SB
Carlos Delgado 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .303 .389 .574 .962 17 10 0.020 0.65 0.048 -0.028 0.5 7 0 SB
Mike Stanley DH 3 1 1 3 1 2 4 .240 .353 .472 .825 22 12 0.077 0.80 0.155 -0.078 1.8 HR
Tony Fernandez 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .290 .356 .429 .785 10 7 -0.119 1.07 0.000 -0.119 -1.3 2 3
Ed Sprague 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .303 .431 .734 19 12 -0.025 1.01 0.060 -0.085 -0.1 2 1 2B
Kevin Brown C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .256 .324 .356 .679 11 6 -0.025 0.68 0.007 -0.032 -0.3 4 1
   Darrin Fletcher PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .327 .414 .742 3 2 -0.032 1.25 0.000 -0.032 -0.2 0 0
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .281 .374 .655 18 10 -0.072 0.71 0.018 -0.090 -0.7 1 0
Chris Carpenter P 0 0
   Dave Stieb P 0 1
   Bill Risley P 1 1
Team Totals 35 6 8 5 4 4 39 .229 .308 .343 .651 158 92 -0.003 0.83 0.646 -0.650 1.0 27 7
2B: E Sprague (20, off D Oliver).
HR: M Stanley (22, off D Patterson, 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: M Stanley 4; C Delgado 3; E Sprague 2; J Canseco; A Gonzalez; S Stewart.
GIDP: T Phillips (2).
RBI: M Stanley 3 (47); S Stewart (22); J Canseco (66).
2-out RBI: M Stanley 3; S Stewart.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Risley-C Delgado; K Brown-T Fernandez.
E: E Sprague (19); S Stewart (1).
Baserunning
SB: S Stewart (31, 2nd base off D Oliver/I Rodriguez); C Delgado (3, 2nd base off D Oliver/I Rodriguez); J Canseco (24, 3rd base off D Oliver/I Rodriguez).

Texas Rangers

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
Darren Oliver, W (6-7) 6.1 6 4 2 4 2 0 6.53 29 121 68 42 7 19 12 11 2 0 47 -0.041 0.85 0.3
Danny Patterson 1.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 3.89 7 23 15 10 3 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 -0.003 0.87 -1.9
John Wetteland, S (28) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.58 3 14 9 3 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.048 0.61 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 6 4 4 4 1 4.00 39 158 92 55 12 25 15 16 3 0 47 1 1 0.004 0.83 -1.0

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
Chris Carpenter, L (6-5) 3 4 4 4 5 2 0 4.92 17 74 39 25 6 8 1 9 3 0 32 -0.251 1.46 -2.3
Dave Stieb 5.1 6 5 4 3 2 0 4.13 26 79 48 28 3 17 6 14 4 0 0 0 -0.237 0.47 -1.9
Bill Risley 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.57 2 4 4 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 -0.009 0.51 0.2
Team Totals 9 11 9 8 8 4 0 8.00 45 157 91 55 11 25 8 24 8 0 32 2 1 -0.497 0.87 -4.0
Balks: None.
WP: C Carpenter (2).
HBP: D Stieb (2; R Kelly).
IBB: D Stieb (1; L Stevens).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Larry Young, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Dale Ford.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 28,220.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 17mph in from Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  RRR TEX I. Rodriguez C. Carpenter 26% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Goodwin Scores; Greer Scores; Clark Scores
b7 3-8 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR TOR M. Stanley D. Patterson -12% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Stewart Scores; Delgado Scores
t4 4-3 0 12- 2,(1-0)  R TEX L. Alicea D. Stieb 12% 83% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Tatis Scores; Goodwin to 3B
b2 1-1 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R TOR T. Phillips D. Oliver -10% 36% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Sprague Scores/No RBI/unER; Phillips to 2B
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX I. Rodriguez C. Carpenter 9% 49% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX T. Goodwin C. Carpenter 3% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. Alicea C. Carpenter -3% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Greer C. Carpenter -3% 47% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  TEX R. Kelly C. Carpenter 2% 49% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Goodwin to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX W. Clark C. Carpenter -4% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Phillips D. Oliver 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR S. Stewart D. Oliver -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TOR J. Canseco D. Oliver -1% 43% Stewart Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R TOR J. Canseco D. Oliver -8% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive); Stewart Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  TOR C. Delgado D. Oliver -3% 33% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Canseco to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  TOR M. Stanley D. Oliver -4% 29% Canseco Steals 3B; Delgado Steals 2B
b1 1-0 1 -23 8,(3-2)  O TOR M. Stanley D. Oliver 6% 35% Strikeout Swinging
b1 1-0 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Oliver 5% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX I. Rodriguez C. Carpenter 9% 49% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t2 0-1 0 --3 6,(3-2)  TEX L. Stevens C. Carpenter 4% 53% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-3 3,(2-0)  RO TEX K. Elster C. Carpenter -3% 50% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF Line); Rodriguez Scores
t2 1-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO TEX F. Tatis C. Carpenter -6% 45% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Stevens Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR E. Sprague D. Oliver -6% 39% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b2 1-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TOR K. Brown D. Oliver 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sprague to 3B
b2 1-1 1 --3 4,(2-1)  O TOR A. Gonzalez D. Oliver 6% 46% Flyball: 2B (Short RF)
b2 1-1 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R TOR T. Phillips D. Oliver -10% 36% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Sprague Scores/No RBI/unER; Phillips to 2B
b2 2-1 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TOR S. Stewart D. Oliver -8% 28% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Phillips Scores/unER
b2 3-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O TOR J. Canseco D. Oliver 2% 30% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-3, Blue Jays' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
t3 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX T. Goodwin C. Carpenter 4% 34% Walk
t3 1-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX L. Alicea C. Carpenter -4% 30% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t3 1-3 1 1-- TEX R. Greer C. Carpenter 1% 31% Goodwin Steals 2B
t3 1-3 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  TEX R. Greer C. Carpenter 3% 34% Walk
t3 1-3 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Kelly C. Carpenter -5% 29% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  TEX W. Clark C. Carpenter 2% 31% Wild Pitch; Goodwin to 3B; Greer to 2B
t3 1-3 2 -23 8,(3-2)  TEX W. Clark C. Carpenter 2% 32% Walk
t3 1-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  RRR TEX I. Rodriguez C. Carpenter 26% 59% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Goodwin Scores; Greer Scores; Clark Scores
t3 4-3 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  TEX L. Stevens C. Carpenter 1% 60% Walk
t3 4-3 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O TEX K. Elster C. Carpenter -4% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 4, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-4, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 4-5-6
b3 3-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O TOR C. Delgado D. Oliver 3% 58% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b3 3-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR M. Stanley D. Oliver -3% 55% Walk
b3 3-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Oliver 4% 59% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b3 3-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR E. Sprague D. Oliver 3% 62% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 4, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-3, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 9-1-2
Dave Stieb replaces Chris Carpenter pitching
t4 4-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  TEX F. Tatis D. Stieb 4% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 4-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  TEX T. Goodwin D. Stieb 5% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Tatis to 2B
t4 4-3 0 12- 2,(1-0)  R TEX L. Alicea D. Stieb 12% 83% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Tatis Scores; Goodwin to 3B
t4 5-3 0 -23 2,(1-0)  RR TEX R. Greer D. Stieb 8% 91% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Goodwin Scores; Alicea Scores; Greer to 3B/Adv on E8
t4 7-3 0 --3 1,(0-0)  R TEX R. Kelly D. Stieb 2% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Greer Scores
t4 8-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX W. Clark D. Stieb -1% 91% Flyball: CF
t4 8-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  TEX I. Rodriguez D. Stieb 1% 92% Walk; Kelly to 2B
t4 8-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX L. Stevens D. Stieb -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B); Kelly to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
t4 8-3 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O TEX K. Elster D. Stieb -2% 90% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 8-9-1
b4 3-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR K. Brown D. Oliver 2% 91% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b4 3-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TOR A. Gonzalez D. Oliver -2% 89% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b4 3-8 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO TOR T. Phillips D. Oliver 3% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 9-1-2
t5 8-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX F. Tatis D. Stieb -1% 92% Popfly: 1B
t5 8-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin D. Stieb -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t5 8-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX L. Alicea D. Stieb -0% 91% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 2-3-4
b5 3-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TOR S. Stewart D. Oliver 2% 93% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b5 3-8 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR J. Canseco D. Oliver 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-8 2 --- 5,(1-2)  TOR C. Delgado D. Oliver -1% 93% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 3-8 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TOR M. Stanley D. Oliver 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 3-4-5
t6 8-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Greer D. Stieb -0% 94% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 8-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX R. Kelly D. Stieb 1% 95% Hit By Pitch
t6 8-3 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  TEX W. Clark D. Stieb 1% 95% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Kelly to 2B
t6 8-3 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez D. Stieb -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kelly to 3B; Clark to 2B
t6 8-3 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O TEX L. Stevens D. Stieb -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 6-7-8
b6 3-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Oliver 1% 95% Flyball: CF
b6 3-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR E. Sprague D. Oliver 1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b6 3-8 2 --- 7,(3-2)  TOR K. Brown D. Oliver -1% 95% Walk
b6 3-8 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez D. Oliver 1% 96% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-3, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 8-9-1
t7 8-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX K. Elster D. Stieb -0% 96% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t7 8-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX F. Tatis D. Stieb -0% 96% Lineout: CF
t7 8-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin D. Stieb -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Darren Oliver facing 1-2-3
b7 3-8 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR T. Phillips D. Oliver -2% 93% Walk
b7 3-8 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart D. Oliver 2% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Danny Patterson replaces Darren Oliver pitching
b7 3-8 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Canseco D. Patterson 2% 97% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b7 3-8 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  TOR C. Delgado D. Patterson -1% 96% Single to 2B (Line Drive); Stewart to 2B
b7 3-8 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR TOR M. Stanley D. Patterson -12% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Stewart Scores; Delgado Scores
b7 6-8 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez D. Patterson 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 6.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-6, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 2-3-4
t8 8-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX L. Alicea D. Stieb -1% 84% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t8 8-6 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer D. Stieb -1% 83% Flyball: LF
t8 8-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Kelly D. Stieb -1% 82% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 6-8, Rangers' Danny Patterson facing 7-8-9
b8 6-8 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR E. Sprague D. Patterson 5% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Darrin Fletcher pinch hits for Kevin Brown (C) batting 8th
b8 6-8 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher D. Patterson 3% 90% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b8 6-8 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez D. Patterson 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Blue Jays 6.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-6, Blue Jays' Dave Stieb facing 5-6-7
Darrin Fletcher moves from PH to C
t9 8-6 0 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX W. Clark D. Stieb 1% 93% Walk
t9 8-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez D. Stieb 1% 94% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B); Clark to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw)
t9 8-6 1 --3 4,(3-0)  TEX L. Stevens D. Stieb 0% 94% Intentional Walk
Bill Risley replaces Dave Stieb pitching
Domingo Cedeno pinch runs for Lee Stevens (DH) batting 7th
t9 8-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TEX K. Elster B. Risley 2% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Clark Scores/unER; Cedeno to 2B
t9 9-6 1 12- 3,(0-2)  OO TEX F. Tatis B. Risley -2% 95% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 9, Blue Jays 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 6-9, Rangers' John Wetteland facing 1-2-3
John Wetteland replaces Danny Patterson pitching
b9 6-9 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR T. Phillips J. Wetteland 3% 98% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
Shawn Green pinch hits for Shannon Stewart (CF) batting 2nd
b9 6-9 1 --- 2,(0-2)  O TOR S. Green J. Wetteland 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 6-9 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco J. Wetteland 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 9, Blue Jays 6.

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