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1998 Season
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1998-08-09 Oakland Athletics 3 @ Toronto Blue Jays 4Final
1998-08-07 Oakland Athletics 7 @ Toronto Blue Jays 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1998-08-08 Toronto Blue Jays – 6 Oakland Athletics – 5 FINAL 117 57-59
Day Game | Streak: 1 | W: Plesac, L: Fetters
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1998-08-08 | Time: 3:16 | Attendance: 31,330

at SkyDome — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 10
Event: 1998 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Saturday, August 8, 1998 (D) at SkyDome
OAK A    0  1  2    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  –   5  7  1
TOR A    2  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0    1  –   6 10  1
BATTING
Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  3   2   1   0       2   0       5   0
McDonald cf,rf                4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Grieve rf                     3   1   2   2       2   0       1   0
  Christenson pr,cf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stairs dh                     4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Giambi 1b                     4   0   0   1       0   0       5   2
Spiezio 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Sprague 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   4
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Macfarlane c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       8   2
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hinch c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Stein p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Groom p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fetters p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   7   4       5   1      28  11
FIELDING – 
E: Tejada (20).
BATTING – 
2B: Tejada (12,off Hentgen).
HR: Grieve (15,3rd inning off Hentgen 1 on 1 out).
SF: Giambi (5,off Hentgen).
HBP: Stairs (5,by Hentgen); McDonald (3,by Stieb).
GDP: Stairs (6,off Hentgen); Giambi (14,off Plesac).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Henderson (47,2nd base off Hentgen/Fletcher).
CS: Tejada (5,2nd base by Stieb/Fletcher).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stewart lf                    3   1   1   0       2   1       4   0
Green rf                      5   2   2   2       0   1       2   0
Canseco dh                    4   2   2   1       1   1       0   0
Delgado 1b                    5   0   2   1       0   2       9   1
Cruz cf                       3   1   1   0       2   2       4   0
Fletcher c                    2   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Crespo ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brown c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dalesandro ph               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Fernandez 3b                  3   0   1   1       1   0       1   2
Grebeck 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Hentgen p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Stieb p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sinclair p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quantrill p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6  10   6       7   9      30  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Hentgen-Gonzalez-Delgado, Grebeck-Gonzalez-Delgado.
E: Delgado (8).
BATTING – 
2B: Stewart (15,off Stein); Canseco (19,off Stein); Green (19,off Stein); Cruz
(5,off Stein); Delgado 2 (34,off Groom,off Fetters).
HR: Green (21,1st inning off Stein 1 on 0 out); Canseco (32,4th inning off
Stein 0 on 0 out).
SH: Grebeck (4,off Fetters).
IBB: Cruz 2 (3,by Groom,by Fetters).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING – 
CS: Canseco (10,3rd base by Stein/Macfarlane); Stewart (12,2nd base by Stein/Macfarlane).
PITCHING
Oakland Athletics            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stein                         4     7   4   4   2   3   2  17
Worrell                       3     0   0   0   1   4   0  10
Mathews                       0.2   0   1   0   0   0   0   3
Groom                         0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Fetters L(1-6)                1.1   2   1   1   3   1   0   9
Totals                        9.1  10   6   5   7   9   2  42
IBB: Groom (1,Cruz); Fetters (2,Cruz).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Groom 1-1.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hentgen                       5     5   5   4   4   1   1  24
Stieb                         1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Sinclair                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Rodriguez                     0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Quantrill                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Plesac W(4-3)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       10     7   5   4   5   1   1  41
HBP: Hentgen (5,Stairs); Stieb (3,McDonald).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Sinclair 1-0; Rodriguez 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Dan Morrison, 1B – Ed Hickox, 2B – Larry Barnett, 3B – Ken Kaiser
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 31330
Starting Lineups:

   Oakland Athletics             Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Henderson           lf        Stewart             lf
2. McDonald            cf        Green               rf
3. Grieve              rf        Canseco             dh
4. Stairs              dh        Delgado             1b
5. Giambi              1b        Cruz                cf
6. Spiezio             2b        Fletcher            c
7. Sprague             3b        Fernandez           3b
8. Tejada              ss        Grebeck             2b
9. Macfarlane          c         Gonzalez            ss
   Stein               p         Hentgen             p

ATHLETICS 1ST: Henderson walked; Henderson stole second;
McDonald was called out on strikes; Grieve walked; Stairs
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Grieve out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue
Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Stewart doubled to left; Green homered [Stewart
scored]; Canseco doubled to left; Delgado struck out; Canseco
was caught stealing third (pitcher to third); Cruz struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue Jays 2.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Giambi lined to first; Spiezio popped to
shortstop; Sprague singled to pitcher; Tejada doubled to right
[Sprague scored (error by Delgado) (unearned) (no RBI), Tejada
to third]; Macfarlane grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Fletcher flied to left; Fernandez grounded out
(third to first); Grebeck struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Blue Jays 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Henderson singled to center; McDonald flied to
right; Grieve homered [Henderson scored]; Stairs grounded out
(second to first); Giambi grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Gonzalez flied to right; Stewart walked; Stewart
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Green doubled
to center; Green was out trying to advance to third (catcher to
third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Blue Jays 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Spiezio flied to left; Sprague popped to second;
Tejada flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Blue
Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Canseco homered; Delgado flied to left; Cruz
doubled to right; Fletcher walked; Fernandez singled to first
[Cruz scored, Fletcher to third, Fernandez out at second (first
to third to second)]; Grebeck flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Athletics 3, Blue Jays 4.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Macfarlane singled to left; Henderson walked
[Macfarlane to second]; On a bunt McDonald forced Macfarlane
(pitcher to third) [Henderson to second]; Grieve walked
[Henderson to third, McDonald to second]; Stairs was hit by a
pitch [Henderson scored, McDonald to third, Grieve to second];
Giambi out on a sacrifice fly to left [McDonald scored]; Spiezio
popped to catcher; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays
4.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: WORRELL REPLACED STEIN (PITCHING); Gonzalez flied
to center; Stewart walked; Green struck out; Canseco was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4.

ATHLETICS 6TH: STIEB REPLACED HENTGEN (PITCHING); Sprague
walked; Tejada forced Sprague (third to second); Macfarlane
flied to left; Tejada was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Delgado struck out; Cruz struck out; Fletcher
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Henderson grounded out (third to first); McDonald
was hit by a pitch; SINCLAIR REPLACED STIEB (PITCHING); Grieve
grounded out (pitcher to first) [McDonald to second]; Stairs
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Fernandez flied to left; Grebeck flied to left;
Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Giambi popped to second; Spiezio singled to
center; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED SINCLAIR (PITCHING); Sprague flied to
center; Tejada flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics
5, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: MATHEWS REPLACED WORRELL (PITCHING); Stewart
grounded out (third to first); Green reached on an error by
Tejada; Canseco flied to center; GROOM REPLACED MATHEWS
(PITCHING); Delgado doubled to right [Green scored (unearned)];
Cruz was walked intentionally; CRESPO BATTED FOR FLETCHER;
Crespo struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 5,
Blue Jays 5.

ATHLETICS 9TH: QUANTRILL REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); BROWN
REPLACED CRESPO (PLAYING C ); ROBERTS BATTED FOR MACFARLANE;
Roberts grounded out (first unassisted); Henderson grounded out
(shortstop to first); McDonald flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 5.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: FETTERS REPLACED GROOM (PITCHING); HINCH REPLACED
ROBERTS (PLAYING C ); Fernandez walked; Grebeck out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Fernandez to second]; Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); Stewart was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 5, Blue Jays 5.

ATHLETICS 10TH: PLESAC REPLACED QUANTRILL (PITCHING); Grieve
singled to center; CHRISTENSON RAN FOR GRIEVE; Stairs flied to
center; Giambi grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Christenson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 5, Blue Jays 5.

BLUE JAYS 10TH: MCDONALD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
CHRISTENSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Green grounded out
(second to first); Canseco walked; Delgado doubled to left
[Canseco to third]; Cruz was walked intentionally; DALESANDRO
BATTED FOR BROWN; Dalesandro singled to third [Canseco scored,
Delgado to third, Cruz to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Athletics 5, Blue Jays 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        5   7   1    6
 Blue Jays        6  10   1    8