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@DET
6
3
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@DET
7
1
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@MIN
16
9
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@NYY
2
8
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@NYY
2
14
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@TBD
5
1
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@TEX
3
4
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7
6
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0
17
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9
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1
3
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@MON
6
4
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@SDP
3
6
 
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5
0
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@STL
3
16
Friday, August 7, 1998, 7:05
, SkyDome
Attendance: 31,286, Time of Game: 3:10
Athletics
7
52-63
 Won 2 
4th, 11½ GB
at Blue Jays
6
56-59
 Lost 3 
4th, 28 GB
W: Jimmy Haynes (8-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  2  1   2  0  2    7  8  5
Blue Jays       0  1  1   0  0  0   0  1  3    6  9  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 3 2 1 2 2 1 5 .226 .365 .336 .700 21 9 0.172 0.94 0.208 -0.036 1.7 3 0 HR
Jason McDonald RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .243 .348 .313 .661 21 10 -0.031 0.97 0.054 -0.085 -0.3 4 0
Bip Roberts CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .343 .332 .674 14 9 -0.058 1.00 0.051 -0.109 -0.8 0 0
   Ryan Christenson CF 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .237 .309 .343 .652 7 5 0.063 0.41 0.063 0.000 1.7 0 0 SB
Matt Stairs DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .321 .398 .571 .969 20 10 -0.018 0.81 0.061 -0.079 -0.1 2B
Jason Giambi 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .287 .376 .469 .845 20 13 -0.020 1.01 0.063 -0.083 -0.9 11 0
Scott Spiezio 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .277 .343 .412 .754 14 9 -0.074 1.29 0.014 -0.087 -0.8 3 0
   Rafael Bournigal 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .271 .305 .576 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Ed Sprague 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .238 .300 .436 .736 16 9 0.020 1.34 0.103 -0.083 -0.3 1 4 2B
Miguel Tejada SS 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 .234 .325 .368 .693 13 7 -0.026 0.93 0.028 -0.055 -0.0 1 1 HBP
Mike Macfarlane C 3 1 1 2 0 1 4 .228 .278 .386 .664 14 7 0.230 1.02 0.254 -0.024 1.7 4 0 2B,HBP
Jimmy Haynes P 0 3
   Buddy Groom P 0 0
   T.J. Mathews P 0 0
   Billy Taylor P 0 0
   Mike Fetters P 0 0
Team Totals 33 7 8 7 6 5 41 .242 .390 .424 .814 160 88 0.258 1.00 0.899 -0.641 2.0 27 9
2B: M Stairs (26, off W Williams); M Macfarlane (9, off W Williams); E Sprague (22, off W Williams).
HR: R Henderson (10, off W Williams, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
HBP: M Macfarlane (4, by W Williams); M Tejada (5, by B Risley).
TB: R Henderson 4; E Sprague 2; M Macfarlane 2; M Stairs 2; J Giambi; R Christenson; B Roberts; J McDonald.
RBI: R Henderson 2 (47); M Macfarlane 2 (28); R Christenson 2 (23); E Sprague (55).
2-out RBI: M Macfarlane 2; R Christenson 2; E Sprague.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: B Roberts (4); R Christenson (3); J McDonald 2 (6); M Tejada (19).
Baserunning
SB: R Christenson (3, 2nd base off B Risley/M Dalesandro).

Toronto Blue Jays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shannon Stewart LF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .268 .370 .361 .731 20 9 -0.073 1.36 0.064 -0.137 -0.7 1 0 SB
Shawn Green RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 .270 .332 .456 .788 17 10 -0.102 1.31 0.068 -0.170 -1.3 3 1 HBP
Jose Canseco DH 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .242 .329 .526 .854 20 14 -0.073 1.56 0.129 -0.202 -0.9
Carlos Delgado 1B 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .300 .382 .578 .960 23 17 -0.007 1.12 0.078 -0.086 0.6 11 1 2B
Jose Cruz CF 4 2 3 2 1 0 5 .233 .327 .333 .660 19 10 0.225 1.52 0.241 -0.016 3.4 2 1 2·2B
Darrin Fletcher C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .328 .404 .732 6 5 -0.114 1.44 0.000 -0.114 -1.3 6 0
   Mark Dalesandro PH-C 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .275 .283 .451 .734 2 1 -0.021 1.54 0.000 -0.021 0.1 0 0
   Felipe Crespo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265 .338 .350 .689 3 2 -0.182 6.81 0.000 -0.182 -0.5
Tony Fernandez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .350 .415 .765 9 6 -0.040 0.77 0.024 -0.064 -0.1 1 3
Craig Grebeck 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .274 .373 .415 .788 15 10 -0.018 0.66 0.024 -0.042 -0.1 0 1 SH
Alex Gonzalez SS 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .245 .285 .370 .656 11 5 0.162 0.97 0.184 -0.022 1.6 2 2
Woody Williams P 1 1
   Steve Sinclair P 0 1
   Bill Risley P 0 0
   Robert Person P 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 9 5 5 2 42 .257 .366 .343 .709 145 89 -0.243 1.35 0.812 -1.056 1.0 27 11
2B: J Cruz 2 (4, 1 off J Haynes, 1 off B Groom); C Delgado (32, off J Haynes).
SH: C Grebeck (3, off J Haynes).
HBP: S Green (3, by B Taylor).
TB: J Cruz 5; A Gonzalez 2; C Delgado 2; T Fernandez; C Grebeck; J Canseco.
RBI: J Cruz 2 (20); J Canseco (73); M Dalesandro (9); C Delgado (75).
2-out RBI: J Cruz 2; C Delgado; J Canseco.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Green-C Delgado.
Outfield Assists: S Green (J McDonald at 1st base); J Cruz (S Spiezio at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: S Stewart (34, 2nd base off J Haynes/M Macfarlane).
Pickoffs: J Canseco (1st base by J Haynes).

Oakland Athletics

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
Jimmy Haynes, W (8-4) 6.1 5 2 1 4 2 0 4.35 28 95 55 36 5 14 9 13 5 0 55 0.140 1.08 1.3
Buddy Groom, H (13) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.53 4 16 13 9 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0.040 1.08 0.1
T.J. Mathews, H (13) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.13 2 5 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0.040 1.11 -0.0
Billy Taylor 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 0 4.50 7 26 16 9 1 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 -0.160 1.96 -2.9
Mike Fetters, S (5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.91 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.182 6.81 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 6 4 5 2 0 4.00 42 145 89 57 9 23 15 19 7 0 55 4 1 0.242 1.35 -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
Woody Williams, L (9-7) 6.2 7 5 5 4 4 1 4.40 30 114 62 33 4 25 7 14 4 0 40 -0.233 1.25 -1.4
Steve Sinclair 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 9 7 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0.031 0.37 0.8
Bill Risley 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 4.87 7 32 15 9 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.060 0.38 -1.8
Robert Person 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.23 1 5 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0.004 0.15 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 7 7 6 5 1 7.00 41 160 88 48 11 29 11 17 5 0 40 3 0 -0.258 1.00 -2.0
Balks: None.
WP: W Williams (2).
HBP: B Risley (3; M Tejada); W Williams (2; M Macfarlane); B Taylor (1; S Green).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Haynes (3; J Canseco, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Kaiser, 1B - Dan Morrison, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Larry Barnett.
Time of Game: 3:10.
Attendance: 31,286.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 6mph in from Leftfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK M. Macfarlane W. Williams 23% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive); Giambi Scores; Tejada Scores
t7 3-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK R. Henderson W. Williams 19% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Macfarlane Scores
b9 6-7 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TOR F. Crespo M. Fetters 18% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t6 2-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RO OAK E. Sprague W. Williams 10% 59% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Roberts Scores; Spiezio out at Hm/CF-SS-C
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R TOR J. Cruz J. Haynes -10% 35% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Cruz Scores/Adv on E9/Adv on E9 (throw)/unER/No RBI

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK R. Henderson W. Williams -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. McDonald W. Williams -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK B. Roberts W. Williams -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  TOR S. Stewart J. Haynes -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  TOR S. Green J. Haynes -2% 39% Stewart Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O TOR S. Green J. Haynes 4% 43% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O TOR J. Canseco J. Haynes 3% 47% Flyball: LF (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado J. Haynes 3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Stairs W. Williams 6% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O OAK J. Giambi W. Williams -4% 52% Popfly: SS
t2 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O OAK S. Spiezio W. Williams -4% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O OAK E. Sprague W. Williams -3% 45% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R TOR J. Cruz J. Haynes -10% 35% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Cruz Scores/Adv on E9/Adv on E9 (throw)/unER/No RBI
b2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TOR D. Fletcher J. Haynes 2% 37% Lineout: 2B
b2 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez J. Haynes 2% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR C. Grebeck J. Haynes 1% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Tejada W. Williams -3% 37% Foul Popfly: 1B
t3 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O OAK M. Macfarlane W. Williams -2% 35% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK R. Henderson W. Williams -1% 34% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TOR A. Gonzalez J. Haynes -8% 25% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Gonzalez to 3B/Adv on E8
b3 1-0 0 --3 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Stewart J. Haynes 4% 29% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b3 1-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O TOR S. Green J. Haynes 5% 35% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b3 1-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R TOR J. Canseco J. Haynes -8% 26% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  TOR C. Delgado J. Haynes -3% 24% Double to CF (Line Drive); Canseco to 3B
b3 2-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  TOR J. Cruz J. Haynes -1% 23% Walk
b3 2-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher J. Haynes 5% 28% Foul Popfly: C
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK J. McDonald W. Williams 4% 32% Walk
t4 0-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO OAK B. Roberts W. Williams -9% 23% Line Drive Double Play: RF-1B (Short RF)
t4 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O OAK M. Stairs W. Williams -1% 22% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR T. Fernandez J. Haynes -2% 20% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b4 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O TOR C. Grebeck J. Haynes 1% 21% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Fernandez to 2B
b4 2-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O TOR A. Gonzalez J. Haynes 2% 23% Flyball: RF; Fernandez to 3B
b4 2-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  TOR S. Stewart J. Haynes -1% 22% Walk
b4 2-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Green J. Haynes 4% 26% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 5-6-7
t5 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  OAK J. Giambi W. Williams 5% 31% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line)
t5 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK S. Spiezio W. Williams -4% 26% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t5 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OAK E. Sprague W. Williams 2% 28% Wild Pitch; Giambi to 2B
t5 0-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O OAK E. Sprague W. Williams -4% 23% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. Tejada W. Williams 2% 25% Walk
t5 0-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK M. Macfarlane W. Williams 23% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive); Giambi Scores; Tejada Scores
t5 2-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  OAK R. Henderson W. Williams 1% 49% Walk
t5 2-2 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. McDonald W. Williams -6% 43% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 3-4-5
b5 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TOR J. Canseco J. Haynes -4% 39% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b5 2-2 0 1-- O TOR C. Delgado J. Haynes 8% 46% Canseco Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b5 2-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TOR C. Delgado J. Haynes 2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b5 2-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR J. Cruz J. Haynes 2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK B. Roberts W. Williams 5% 55% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t6 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Stairs W. Williams -5% 50% Flyball: CF
t6 2-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK J. Giambi W. Williams -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Roberts to 2B
t6 2-2 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  OAK S. Spiezio W. Williams 1% 49% Walk
t6 2-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RO OAK E. Sprague W. Williams 10% 59% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Roberts Scores; Spiezio out at Hm/CF-SS-C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 6-7-8
b6 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TOR D. Fletcher J. Haynes 4% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TOR T. Fernandez J. Haynes 3% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b6 2-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O TOR C. Grebeck J. Haynes 2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Blue Jays' Woody Williams facing 8-9-1
t7 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Tejada W. Williams -3% 65% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 3-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK M. Macfarlane W. Williams 3% 68% Hit By Pitch
t7 3-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR OAK R. Henderson W. Williams 19% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Macfarlane Scores
t7 5-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK J. McDonald W. Williams 1% 88% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t7 5-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK B. Roberts W. Williams -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); McDonald to 2B
Steve Sinclair replaces Woody Williams pitching
t7 5-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Stairs S. Sinclair -2% 86% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Jimmy Haynes facing 9-1-2
b7 2-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TOR A. Gonzalez J. Haynes -5% 81% Walk
b7 2-5 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O TOR S. Stewart J. Haynes 5% 86% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
Buddy Groom replaces Jimmy Haynes pitching
b7 2-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TOR S. Green B. Groom 4% 89% Flyball: RF
b7 2-5 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Groom 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Blue Jays 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Blue Jays' Steve Sinclair facing 5-6-7
t8 5-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Giambi S. Sinclair -1% 91% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t8 5-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK S. Spiezio S. Sinclair -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
Bill Risley replaces Steve Sinclair pitching
t8 5-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK E. Sprague B. Risley -0% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Blue Jays 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Buddy Groom facing 4-5-6
Rafael Bournigal replaces Scott Spiezio playing 2B batting 6th
Ryan Christenson replaces Bip Roberts playing CF batting 3rd
b8 2-5 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O TOR C. Delgado B. Groom 3% 93% Foul Bunt Groundout: 3B unassisted (3B Foul)
b8 2-5 1 --- 4,(0-2)  TOR J. Cruz B. Groom -6% 88% Double to CF (Line Drive); Cruz to 3B/Adv on E8
T.J. Mathews replaces Buddy Groom pitching
Mark Dalesandro pinch hits for Darrin Fletcher (C) batting 6th
b8 2-5 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO TOR M. Dalesandro T. Mathews 2% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Cruz Scores/unER
b8 3-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TOR T. Fernandez T. Mathews 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Blue Jays 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Blue Jays' Bill Risley facing 8-9-1
Mark Dalesandro moves from PH to C
t9 5-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  OAK M. Tejada B. Risley 1% 93% Hit By Pitch
t9 5-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Macfarlane B. Risley -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Tejada to 2B
t9 5-3 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK R. Henderson B. Risley 0% 93% Walk
t9 5-3 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O OAK J. McDonald B. Risley -1% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Tejada to 3B; Henderson to 2B
t9 5-3 2 -23 7,(2-2)  RR OAK R. Christenson B. Risley 6% 98% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Tejada Scores; Henderson Scores
t9 7-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  OAK M. Stairs B. Risley 0% 98% Christenson Steals 2B
t9 7-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. Stairs B. Risley 0% 98% Walk
Robert Person replaces Bill Risley pitching
t9 7-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Giambi R. Person -0% 98% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 7, Blue Jays 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 3-7, Athletics' Billy Taylor facing 8-9-1
Billy Taylor replaces T.J. Mathews pitching
b9 3-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  TOR C. Grebeck B. Taylor -2% 95% Single to SS (Fly Ball to Deep SS)
b9 3-7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  TOR A. Gonzalez B. Taylor -5% 90% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Grebeck to 2B
b9 3-7 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O TOR S. Stewart B. Taylor 5% 95% Popfly: C
b9 3-7 1 12- 3,(1-1)  TOR S. Green B. Taylor -7% 88% Hit By Pitch; Grebeck to 3B; Gonzalez to 2B
b9 3-7 1 123 2,(0-1)  O TOR J. Canseco B. Taylor 7% 95% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b9 3-7 2 123 8,(3-2)  R TOR C. Delgado B. Taylor -5% 90% Walk; Grebeck Scores; Gonzalez to 3B; Green to 2B
b9 4-7 2 123 4,(2-1)  RR TOR J. Cruz B. Taylor -8% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive); Gonzalez Scores; Green Scores; Delgado to 2B
Mike Fetters replaces Billy Taylor pitching
Felipe Crespo pinch hits for Mark Dalesandro (C) batting 6th
b9 6-7 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O TOR F. Crespo M. Fetters 18% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 7, Blue Jays 6.

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