BLUE JAYS FANS


1997 Season
[1997 Season Index]
1997-05-01 Toronto Blue Jays 0 @ Kansas City Royals 8Final
1997-04-29 Toronto Blue Jays 5 @ Kansas City Royals 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1997-04-30 Kansas City Royals – 0 Toronto Blue Jays – 1 FINAL 23 11-12
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Clemens, L: Appier, SV: Spoljaric
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
FAN RATING
50%
Based on 6 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1997-04-30 | Time: 2:38 | Attendance: 13,004
At the ballpark in Kansas

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1997 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Wednesday, April 30, 1997 (N) at Kauffman Stadium
TOR A    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  –   1  5  0
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  –   0  4  1
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nixon cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Merced rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Carter 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Sprague 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Delgado dh                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Santiago c                    3   0   1   0       1   1       8   3
Green lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Garcia 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Clemens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quantrill p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spoljaric p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       1   7      27  11
BATTING – 
2B: Nixon (1,off Appier); Sprague (13,off Appier).
HR: Delgado (5,2nd inning off Appier 0 on 1 out).
SH: Gonzalez (3,off Appier).
Team LOB: 6.
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Offerman 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   3
Goodwin cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bell ss                       2   0   0   0       1   1       3   3
King 1b                       3   0   1   0       1   0       7   2
  Roberts pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis dh                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Vitiello rf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Paquette 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Macfarlane c                  3   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Damon lf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Appier p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       28   0   4   0       3   8      27  12
FIELDING – 
E: Paquette (6).
BATTING – 
SH: Bell (1,off Quantrill).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Goodwin (8,2nd base off Clemens/Santiago).
CS: Goodwin (3,3rd base by Quantrill/Santiago).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens W(4-0)                8     3   0   0   2   7   0  28
Plesac                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Quantrill                     0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Spoljaric SV(1)               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     4   0   0   3   8   0  32
Plesac faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Quantrill 1-0; Spoljaric 1-0.
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Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Appier L(3-1)                 9     5   1   1   1   7   1  34

Umpires: HP – Don Denkinger, 1B – John Shulock, 2B – Rick Reed, 3B – Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 13004
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Kansas City Royals       
1. Nixon               cf        Offerman            2b
2. Gonzalez            ss        Goodwin             cf
3. Merced              rf        Bell                ss
4. Carter              1b        King                1b
5. Sprague             3b        Davis               dh
6. Delgado             dh        Vitiello            rf
7. Santiago            c         Paquette            3b
8. Green               lf        Macfarlane          c
9. Garcia              2b        Damon               lf
   Clemens             p         Appier              p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Nixon doubled to left; Gonzalez out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Nixon to third]; Merced lined
to third; Carter struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Offerman struck out; Goodwin lined to left; Bell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Sprague flied to left; Delgado homered; Santiago
walked; Green popped to second; Garcia forced Santiago (second
to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: King grounded out (third to first); Davis lined to
center; Vitiello grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Nixon struck out; Gonzalez flied to center;
Merced singled to center; Carter forced Merced (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Paquette grounded out (shortstop to first);
Macfarlane struck out; Damon grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Sprague struck out; Delgado struck out; Santiago
singled to left; Green forced Santiago (pitcher to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Offerman singled to right; Goodwin singled to second
[Offerman to second]; Offerman was picked off second (catcher to
shortstop); Bell flied to center; Goodwin stole second; King
walked; Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Garcia grounded out (second to first); Nixon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals
0.

ROYALS 5TH: Vitiello grounded out (third to first); Paquette
struck out; Macfarlane was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Merced lined to third; Carter struck out; Sprague
doubled to left; Delgado flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Damon singled to right; Offerman flied to left;
Goodwin grounded out (second to first) [Damon to second]; Bell
walked; King popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays
1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Santiago struck out; Green grounded out (second
to first); Garcia struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Davis grounded out (second to first); Vitiello was
called out on strikes; Paquette grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Nixon popped to shortstop; Gonzalez reached on an
error by Paquette; Merced forced Gonzalez (first to shortstop);
Carter lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: Macfarlane flied to center; Damon grounded out
(shortstop to first); Offerman flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Sprague popped to second; Delgado grounded out
(first to pitcher); Santiago grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: PLESAC REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Goodwin walked;
QUANTRILL REPLACED PLESAC (PITCHING); Bell out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Goodwin to second]; Goodwin was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); King singled to shortstop;
ROBERTS RAN FOR KING; SPOLJARIC REPLACED QUANTRILL (PITCHING);
Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 1, Royals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        1   5   0    6
 Royals           0   4   1    5