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1996 Season
[1996 Season Index]
1996-04-30 Milwaukee Brewers 8 @ Toronto Blue Jays 9Final
1996-04-27 Cleveland Indians 6 @ Toronto Blue Jays 11Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1996-04-28 Toronto Blue Jays – 3 Cleveland Indians – 17 FINAL 24 10-14
Day Game | Streak: 1 | W: Lopez, L: Viola
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Frank Viola made his Blue Jays debut.
 Felipe Crespo made his Blue Jays debut.
FAN RATING
44%
Based on 9 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1996-04-28 | Time: 3:07 | Attendance: 31,143

at SkyDome — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1996 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Sunday, April 28, 1996 (D) at SkyDome
CLE A    6  3  0    1  4  2    0  0  1  –  17 20  0
TOR A    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  –   3 10  1
BATTING
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
  Kirby ph,cf                 2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Franco 1b                     6   2   4   0       0   1       7   2
Baerga 2b                     4   2   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Leius ph,2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Belle lf                      3   3   3   3       1   0       1   0
  Burnitz lf                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Murray dh                     4   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
Ramirez rf                    3   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Alomar c                      4   1   1   4       0   1       7   0
Thome 3b                      5   2   2   0       0   2       2   4
Vizquel ss                    2   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Espinoza ss                 2   1   1   2       0   0       0   1
Lopez p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Embree p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plunk p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43  17  20  15       3   5      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Thome-Franco.
BATTING – 
2B: Vizquel (8,off Carrara); Baerga (9,off Carrara); Thome (3,off Carrara).
HR: Alomar (2,1st inning off Viola 2 on 1 out); Belle (9,4th inning off Viola
0 on 0 out); Espinoza (1,6th inning off Carrara 1 on 0 out).
SF: Ramirez (2,off Viola); Alomar (1,off Viola).
HBP: Vizquel (1,by Viola).
GDP: Alomar (5,off Viola); Ramirez (4,off Bohanon); Leius (1,off Timlin).
Team LOB: 5.
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nixon cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  R. Perez rf,lf              2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno 2b                     4   0   2   0       1   1       4   4
Delgado dh                    5   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Carter lf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Samuel cf                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Sprague 3b                    2   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
  Crespo 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Olerud 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Green rf,cf,rf                3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Martinez c                    4   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
Gonzalez ss                   2   0   0   0       2   2       1   2
Viola p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carrara p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bohanon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Timlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       5   7      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 3. Gonzalez-Cedeno-Olerud, Crespo-Cedeno-Olerud, Crespo-Cedeno-Olerud.
E: Cedeno (2).
BATTING – 
HR: Martinez (1,4th inning off Lopez 0 on 0 out); Delgado (6,5th inning off
Lopez 0 on 0 out); Sprague (7,5th inning off Lopez 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Olerud (2,off Embree).
Team LOB: 11.
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lopez W(1-0)                  6     9   3   3   4   5   3  31
Embree                        2     0   0   0   1   2   0   6
Plunk                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   5   7   3  41
Lopez faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Embree 3-0.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Viola L(0-1)                  4    10  10   9   2   1   2  25
Carrara                       2     7   6   6   1   3   1  14
Bohanon                       2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Timlin                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    20  17  16   3   5   3  49
HBP: Viola (1,Vizquel).
Umpires: HP – Dan Morrison, 1B – Larry Barnett, 2B – Greg Kosc, 3B – Al Clark
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 31143
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Lofton              cf        Nixon               cf
2. Franco              1b        Cedeno              2b
3. Baerga              2b        Delgado             dh
4. Belle               lf        Carter              lf
5. Murray              dh        Sprague             3b
6. Ramirez             rf        Olerud              1b
7. Alomar              c         Green               rf
8. Thome               3b        Martinez            c
9. Vizquel             ss        Gonzalez            ss
   Lopez               p         Viola               p

INDIANS 1ST: Lofton singled to left; On a bunt Franco singled to
pitcher [Lofton to second]; Baerga flied to left; Belle singled
to center [Lofton scored, Franco to second]; Murray singled to
center [Franco scored, Belle to second]; Ramirez reached on an
error by Cedeno [Belle scored (no RBI), Murray to second,
Ramirez to first]; Alomar homered [Murray scored, Ramirez scored
(unearned)]; Thome struck out; Vizquel was hit by a pitch;
Lofton grounded out (first unassisted); 6 R (5 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 6, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Nixon struck out; Cedeno singled to left; Delgado
flied to center; Carter forced Cedeno (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 6, Blue Jays 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Franco singled to left; Baerga singled to left
[Franco to second]; Belle singled to center [Franco scored,
Baerga to third]; Murray walked [Belle to second]; Ramirez out
on a sacrifice fly to center [Baerga scored, Belle to third];
Alomar lined out on a sacrifice fly to center [Belle scored];
Thome grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 9, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Sprague singled to left; Olerud flied to left;
Green walked [Sprague to second]; Martinez forced Green (first
to shortstop) [Sprague to third, Martinez to first]; Gonzalez
walked [Martinez to second]; Nixon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Indians 9, Blue Jays 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Vizquel lined to center; Lofton lined to shortstop;
Franco singled to center; Baerga flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 9, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Cedeno struck out; Delgado singled to right;
Carter singled to left [Delgado to second]; Sprague walked
[Delgado to third, Carter to second]; Olerud popped to
shortstop; Green lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians
9, Blue Jays 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Belle homered; Murray flied to left; Ramirez
walked; Alomar grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Ramirez out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 10, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Martinez homered; Gonzalez struck out; Nixon
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied to center; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 10, Blue Jays 1.

INDIANS 5TH: CARRARA REPLACED VIOLA (PITCHING); R. PEREZ
REPLACED NIXON (PLAYING RF); GREEN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
CF); Thome singled to left; Vizquel doubled to right [Thome to
third]; Lofton singled to right [Thome scored, Vizquel scored];
Franco struck out; Baerga doubled to left [Lofton scored]; Belle
walked; Murray struck out; Ramirez singled to left [Baerga
scored, Belle to second]; Alomar struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Indians 14, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: BURNITZ REPLACED BELLE (PLAYING LF); ESPINOZA
REPLACED VIZQUEL (PLAYING SS); Delgado homered; Carter grounded
out (third to first); Sprague homered; Olerud flied to center;
Green grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 14, Blue Jays 3.

INDIANS 6TH: R. PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SAMUEL
REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING CF); CRESPO REPLACED SPRAGUE (PLAYING
3B); GREEN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Thome doubled to
left; Debut game for Felipe Crespo; Espinoza homered
[Thome scored]; KIRBY BATTED FOR LOFTON; Kirby flied to right;
Franco lined to second; LEIUS BATTED FOR BAERGA; Leius grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 16, Blue
Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: LEIUS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); KIRBY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Martinez grounded out (first to pitcher);
Gonzalez struck out; R. Perez grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 16, Blue Jays 3.

INDIANS 7TH: BOHANON REPLACED CARRARA (PITCHING); Burnitz
grounded out (first unassisted); Murray singled to center;
Ramirez grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Murray out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 16, Blue
Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Cedeno walked; Delgado singled to right [Cedeno
to second]; Samuel singled to left [Cedeno to third, Delgado to
second]; EMBREE REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Crespo struck out;
Olerud grounded into a double play (third to first) [Delgado out
at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 16, Blue Jays 3.

INDIANS 8TH: Alomar lined to center; Thome struck out; Espinoza
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 16, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Green flied to left; Martinez struck out;
Gonzalez walked; R. Perez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 16, Blue Jays 3.

INDIANS 9TH: TIMLIN REPLACED BOHANON (PITCHING); Kirby singled
to center; Franco singled to center [Kirby to third]; Leius
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Kirby
scored, Franco out at second]; Burnitz flied to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 17, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: PLUNK REPLACED EMBREE (PITCHING); Cedeno singled
to right; Delgado popped to third; Samuel grounded out (second
to first) [Cedeno to second]; Crespo flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Indians 17, Blue Jays 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians         17  20   0    5
 Blue Jays        3  10   1   11