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1998 Season
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DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1998-08-04 Texas Rangers – 11 Toronto Blue Jays – 9 FINAL 114 56-57
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Stottlemyre, L: Carpenter, SV: Wetteland
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Nerio Rodriguez made his Blue Jays debut.
FAN RATING
60%
Based on 5 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1998-08-04 | Time: 3:40 | Attendance: 45,213
At the ballpark in Texas

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1998 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Tuesday, August 4, 1998 (N) at The Ballpark in Arlington
TOR A    0  0  0    1  2  0    5  1  0  –   9 12  1
TEX A    0  0  0    3  7  0    1  0  x  –  11 11  2
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stewart lf                    4   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Green rf                      6   0   3   1       0   2       0   0
Canseco dh                    4   1   0   0       1   3       0   0
Delgado 1b                    5   3   3   4       0   2       7   2
Cruz cf                       3   2   0   0       2   1       3   0
Fletcher c                    5   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Fernandez 3b                  4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Grebeck 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   1       2   2
Gonzalez ss                   5   1   0   0       0   2       3   5
Carpenter p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Rodriguez 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
Totals                       40   9  12   6       6  12      24  10
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Delgado-Gonzalez-Delgado, Grebeck-Gonzalez-Delgado.
E: Grebeck (5).
BATTING – 
2B: Grebeck 2 (11,off Stottlemyre,off Hernandez).
HR: Delgado 3 (22,5th inning off Stottlemyre 1 on 1 out,7th inning off Gunderson
0 on 1 out,8th inning off Patterson 0 on 0 out).
SF: Fernandez (5,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Green 2 (25,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Rodriguez 2).
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Goodwin cf                    4   1   2   2       1   1       2   0
McLemore 2b                   3   1   0   0       1   1       1   4
Greer lf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Gonzalez rf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Kelly rf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Clark 1b                      1   1   0   1       3   1       6   1
Rodriguez c                   5   1   2   2       0   0      13   0
Zeile 3b                      2   2   0   1       2   0       0   1
Stevens dh                    3   1   3   3       1   0       0   0
  Alicea pr,dh                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Clayton ss                    4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Stottlemyre p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gunderson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Patterson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wetteland p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31  11  11  11       9   6      27   6
FIELDING – 
E: McLemore (12), Zeile (1).
BATTING – 
2B: Gonzalez (31,off Carpenter); Rodriguez (34,off Carpenter); Stevens (13,off
Carpenter); Clayton (2,off Carpenter); Greer (21,off Plesac).
3B: Clayton (1,off Rodriguez).
SH: McLemore (10,off Carpenter).
SF: Clark (7,off Carpenter).
GDP: Greer (11,off Carpenter); Clayton (1,off Carpenter).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING – 
CS: Clayton (1,Home by Plesac/Fletcher).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carpenter L(6-6)              4.2   8  10   3   7   5   0  28
Rodriguez                     1.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   8
Plesac                        1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Quantrill                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    11  11   4   9   6   0  42
Inherited Runners – Scored: Rodriguez 1-0; Plesac 1-0; Quantrill 2-0.
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Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stottlemyre W(1-0)            5.2   6   3   2   4   8   1  28
Gunderson                     0.2   2   3   2   1   1   1   5
Hernandez                     0.2   2   2   0   1   1   0   6
Patterson                     0.2   2   1   1   0   0   1   4
Wetteland SV(29)              1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    12   9   5   6  12   3  47
Inherited Runners – Scored: Gunderson 2-0; Hernandez 2-2; Wetteland 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Durwood Merrill, 1B – Dale Scott, 2B – Dave Phillips, 3B – Rocky Roe
Time of Game: 3:40   Attendance: 45213
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Texas Rangers            
1. Stewart             lf        Goodwin             cf
2. Green               rf        McLemore            2b
3. Canseco             dh        Greer               lf
4. Delgado             1b        Gonzalez            rf
5. Cruz                cf        Clark               1b
6. Fletcher            c         Rodriguez           c
7. Fernandez           3b        Zeile               3b
8. Grebeck             2b        Stevens             dh
9. Gonzalez            ss        Clayton             ss
   Carpenter           p         Stottlemyre         p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Stewart struck out; Green singled to first;
Canseco was called out on strikes; Green stole second; Delgado
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Goodwin was called out on strikes; McLemore walked;
Greer grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[McLemore out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Rangers 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Fletcher
singled to center; Fernandez singled to left [Fletcher to
second]; Grebeck grounded out (second to first) [Fletcher to
third, Fernandez to second]; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher); Clark
struck out; Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Rangers 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: On a bunt Stewart grounded out (third to first);
Green singled to first; Canseco struck out while Green stole
second; Delgado struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Rangers 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Zeile walked; Stevens walked [Zeile to second];
Clayton grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Zeile to third, Stevens out at second]; Goodwin walked;
McLemore was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue
Jays 0, Rangers 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Cruz walked; Fletcher grounded out (second to
first) [Cruz to second]; Fernandez grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Cruz to third]; Grebeck walked; Gonzalez reached on an
error by McLemore [Cruz scored (unearned) (no RBI), Grebeck to
second]; Stewart flied to right; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Blue Jays 1, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Greer walked; Gonzalez doubled to left [Greer to
third]; Clark out on a sacrifice fly to center [Greer scored];
Rodriguez doubled to center [Gonzalez scored]; Zeile reached on
a fielder’s choice [Rodriguez out at second (pitcher to
shortstop)]; Stevens doubled to center [Zeile scored]; Clayton
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays
1, Rangers 3.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Green was called out on strikes; Canseco walked;
Delgado homered [Canseco scored]; Cruz struck out; Fletcher
flied to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 5TH: Goodwin singled to center; McLemore reached on an
error by Grebeck on a sacrifice bunt [Goodwin to third, McLemore
to second]; Greer struck out; Gonzalez struck out; Clark walked;
Rodriguez singled to third [Goodwin scored (unearned), McLemore
to third, Clark to second]; Zeile walked [McLemore scored
(unearned), Clark to third, Rodriguez to second]; Stevens
singled to center [Clark scored (unearned), Rodriguez scored
(unearned), Zeile to third]; Clayton doubled to right [Zeile
scored (unearned), Stevens to third]; Goodwin singled to center
[Stevens scored (unearned), Clayton scored (unearned)];
RODRIGUEZ REPLACED CARPENTER (PITCHING); McLemore flied to
center; 7 R (0 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Rangers 10.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Fernandez flied to center; Grebeck doubled to
center; Gonzalez popped to catcher; Stewart walked; GUNDERSON
REPLACED STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING); Green struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Rangers 10.

RANGERS 6TH: Greer grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
popped to first; Clark walked; Rodriguez flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Rangers 10.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: KELLY REPLACED GONZALEZ (PLAYING RF); Canseco
flied to right; Delgado homered; Cruz walked; Fletcher singled
to right [Cruz to third]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED GUNDERSON
(PITCHING); Fernandez out on a sacrifice fly to right [Cruz
scored]; Grebeck doubled to right [Fletcher to third]; Gonzalez
reached on an error by Zeile [Fletcher scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Grebeck scored (unearned) (no RBI), Gonzalez to second];
Stewart walked; Green singled to right [Gonzalez scored
(unearned), Stewart to third]; Canseco struck out; 5 R (2 ER), 4
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Rangers 10.

RANGERS 7TH: Zeile popped to second; Stevens singled to center;
ALICEA RAN FOR STEVENS; Clayton tripled to right [Alicea
scored]; PLESAC REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Clayton was
caught stealing home (catcher unassisted); Goodwin lined to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Rangers 11.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: ALICEA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); PATTERSON
REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Delgado homered; Cruz grounded
out (second to first); Fletcher lined to shortstop; Fernandez
singled to left; WETTELAND REPLACED PATTERSON (PITCHING);
Grebeck struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 9, Rangers
11.

RANGERS 8TH: McLemore popped to left; Greer doubled to right;
Kelly struck out; Clark walked; QUANTRILL REPLACED PLESAC
(PITCHING); Rodriguez forced Clark (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 9, Rangers 11.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Gonzalez struck out; Stewart popped to second;
Green grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 9, Rangers 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        9  12   1   11
 Rangers         11  11   2    7