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NYY
@ANA
3
0
 
(10)
BAL
@DET
6
4
MIN
@KCR
3
7
BOS
@OAK
5
6
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@SEA
9
8
 
(17)
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@TOR
0
1
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@ARI
0
4
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@CIN
13
3
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@HOU
4
3
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@MON
6
12
SDP
@NYM
3
1
 
(10)
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@PHI
3
1
MIL
@STL
2
3
Thursday, July 30, 1998, 7:06
, SkyDome
Attendance: 29,264, Time of Game: 2:16
Rangers
0
57-50
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Blue Jays
1
54-55
 Won 1 
4th, 24½ GB
W: Juan Guzman (6-12)
S: Randy Myers (26)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Blue Jays       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    1  4  1

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 0 1 0 0 1 4 .282 .372 .316 .688 13 8 -0.074 1.43 0.028 -0.102 -0.5 2 0
Luis Alicea 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .359 .407 .765 11 7 -0.123 1.40 0.032 -0.155 -1.3 0 3
Rusty Greer LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .302 .392 .432 .824 19 8 0.020 1.43 0.149 -0.128 0.6 1 0 2B,CS
Roberto Kelly RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291 .312 .477 .789 14 11 0.057 1.93 0.194 -0.137 -0.6 2 0
Will Clark 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .309 .387 .503 .890 12 7 -0.085 1.02 0.000 -0.085 -0.8 7 0
   Juan Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .340 .596 .936 2 2 -0.136 3.72 0.000 -0.136 -0.5
Ivan Rodriguez C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .338 .378 .519 .897 16 9 -0.047 1.95 0.057 -0.103 -0.5 9 0
Lee Stevens DH 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .243 .307 .463 .770 10 6 0.072 0.96 0.105 -0.033 0.7 3B,2B
   Mike Simms PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .390 .667 1.056 2 2 -0.144 6.04 0.000 -0.144 -0.5
Kevin Elster SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .232 .311 .354 .665 19 11 -0.171 2.30 0.037 -0.207 -0.6 2 1
Fernando Tatis 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .270 .303 .361 .664 7 5 -0.151 1.81 0.000 -0.151 -1.1 0 0
Esteban Loaiza P 1 1
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 4 3 35 .161 .257 .290 .547 125 76 -0.782 1.78 0.602 -1.381 -5.0 24 5
2B: R Greer (18, off J Guzman); L Stevens (10, off J Guzman).
3B: L Stevens (2, off J Guzman).
TB: L Stevens 5; R Greer 2; T Goodwin; L Alicea.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 11.
Baserunning
CS: R Greer (4, 2nd base by J Guzman/D Fletcher).

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 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .348 .466 .522 .987 19 9 -0.082 0.92 0.008 -0.090 -0.8 1 0
Shawn Green RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .264 .325 .449 .774 20 10 -0.054 0.74 0.012 -0.066 -0.5 5 1
Jose Canseco DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .238 .328 .522 .850 22 12 -0.062 0.81 0.012 -0.074 -0.8
Carlos Delgado 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .301 .386 .568 .954 14 8 -0.056 0.68 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 10 0
Tony Fernandez 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .353 .425 .778 9 6 -0.060 0.75 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 2 1
Darrin Fletcher C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .270 .328 .413 .741 6 5 0.012 0.82 0.045 -0.033 0.0 3 1
Ed Sprague 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240 .301 .427 .729 8 6 -0.067 0.89 0.000 -0.067 -0.6 0 1
Alex Gonzalez SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .246 .282 .373 .655 11 8 -0.001 1.04 0.038 -0.040 -0.1 2 4
Shannon Stewart CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .274 .373 .372 .745 10 7 0.091 1.10 0.140 -0.049 0.4 4 0 SB
Juan Guzman P 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 4 1 2 9 30 .143 .200 .143 .343 119 71 -0.279 0.87 0.255 -0.535 -3.5 27 8
TB: A Gonzalez; D Fletcher; S Stewart; J Canseco.
RBI: S Stewart (23).
2-out RBI: S Stewart.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Green-A Gonzalez-C Delgado.
E: E Sprague (20).
Outfield Assists: S Green (T Goodwin at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: S Stewart (32, 2nd base off E Loaiza/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
Esteban Loaiza, L (6-7) 8 4 1 1 2 9 0 4.46 30 119 71 34 17 20 9 10 3 0 77 0.280 0.87 3.5
Team Totals 8 4 1 1 2 9 0 1.12 30 119 71 34 17 20 9 10 3 0 77 0.280 0.87 3.5

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
Juan Guzman, W (6-12) 8 5 0 0 3 3 0 4.41 30 106 63 39 8 16 5 19 3 0 72 0.604 1.36 4.5
Randy Myers, S (26) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.14 5 19 13 9 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.175 4.45 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 4 3 0 0.00 35 125 76 48 9 19 7 21 3 0 72 0 0 0.779 1.78 5.0
Balks: None.
WP: J Guzman (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Eric Cooper.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 29,264.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 14mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX R. Kelly R. Myers -19% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kelly to 2B
t9 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O TEX K. Elster R. Myers 15% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O TEX M. Simms R. Myers 14% 85% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t9 0-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TEX J. Gonzalez R. Myers 14% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R TOR S. Stewart E. Loaiza 13% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fletcher Scores

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' Juan Guzman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX T. Goodwin J. Guzman 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX L. Alicea J. Guzman 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX R. Greer J. Guzman -2% 52% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Kelly J. Guzman 3% 55% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR T. Phillips E. Loaiza -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green E. Loaiza -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR J. Canseco E. Loaiza 1% 52% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TOR C. Delgado E. Loaiza -2% 50% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX W. Clark J. Guzman 2% 52% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez J. Guzman 2% 54% Lineout: SS
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX L. Stevens J. Guzman -3% 51% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-0 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O TEX K. Elster J. Guzman 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR T. Fernandez E. Loaiza -2% 53% Lineout: SS (SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher E. Loaiza -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR E. Sprague E. Loaiza -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX F. Tatis J. Guzman 3% 53% Popfly: 1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX T. Goodwin J. Guzman -3% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO TEX L. Alicea J. Guzman 6% 56% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  TOR A. Gonzalez E. Loaiza 4% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart E. Loaiza -4% 56% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TOR T. Phillips E. Loaiza -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TOR S. Green E. Loaiza -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX R. Greer J. Guzman -4% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  TEX R. Kelly J. Guzman -3% 43% Wild Pitch; Greer to 2B
t4 0-0 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O TEX R. Kelly J. Guzman 5% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O TEX W. Clark J. Guzman 4% 52% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t4 0-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Rodriguez J. Guzman 4% 56% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR J. Canseco E. Loaiza -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado E. Loaiza -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez E. Loaiza -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX L. Stevens J. Guzman -8% 42% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t5 0-0 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  TEX K. Elster J. Guzman -4% 39% Walk
t5 0-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX F. Tatis J. Guzman 7% 45% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t5 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O TEX T. Goodwin J. Guzman 4% 49% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Stevens to 3B; Elster to 2B
t5 0-0 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O TEX L. Alicea J. Guzman 8% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR D. Fletcher E. Loaiza 4% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b5 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR E. Sprague E. Loaiza -4% 57% Popfly: 1B (P's Left)
b5 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TOR A. Gonzalez E. Loaiza -2% 55% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted (Short 1B Line); Fletcher to 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R TOR S. Stewart E. Loaiza 13% 68% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fletcher Scores
b5 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  TOR T. Phillips E. Loaiza 1% 69% Stewart Steals 2B
b5 1-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O TOR T. Phillips E. Loaiza -4% 65% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 3-4-5
t6 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX R. Greer J. Guzman -6% 59% Walk
t6 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX R. Kelly J. Guzman 5% 65% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX W. Clark J. Guzman 7% 72% Greer Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX W. Clark J. Guzman 2% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TOR S. Green E. Loaiza -2% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco E. Loaiza -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TOR C. Delgado E. Loaiza -1% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 6-7-8
t7 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX I. Rodriguez J. Guzman 5% 73% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX L. Stevens J. Guzman 3% 76% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O TEX K. Elster J. Guzman 2% 78% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 5-6-7
b7 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez E. Loaiza -2% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher E. Loaiza -2% 74% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b7 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR E. Sprague E. Loaiza -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Juan Guzman facing 9-1-2
t8 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX F. Tatis J. Guzman 6% 79% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX T. Goodwin J. Guzman 4% 83% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t8 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX L. Alicea J. Guzman -3% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t8 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX R. Greer J. Guzman 6% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Esteban Loaiza facing 8-9-1
b8 1-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O TOR A. Gonzalez E. Loaiza -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart E. Loaiza -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TOR T. Phillips E. Loaiza 1% 84% Walk
b8 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  TOR S. Green E. Loaiza 1% 85% Walk; Phillips to 2B
b8 1-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O TOR J. Canseco E. Loaiza -3% 82% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Randy Myers facing 4-5-6
Randy Myers replaces Juan Guzman pitching
t9 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX R. Kelly R. Myers -19% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kelly to 2B
Juan Gonzalez pinch hits for Will Clark (1B) batting 5th
t9 0-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O TEX J. Gonzalez R. Myers 14% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-1 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  TEX I. Rodriguez R. Myers -6% 71% Walk
Mike Simms pinch hits for Lee Stevens (DH) batting 7th
t9 0-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O TEX M. Simms R. Myers 14% 85% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t9 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O TEX K. Elster R. Myers 15% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Blue Jays 1.

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