BLUE JAYS FANS


1998 Season
[1998 Season Index]
1998-09-16 Toronto Blue Jays 2 @ Detroit Tigers 1Final
1998-09-14 Toronto Blue Jays 3 @ Cleveland Indians 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1998-09-15 Cleveland Indians – 7 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 FINAL 152 81-70
Night Game | Streak: 2 | W: Ogea, L: Stieb, SV: Assenmacher
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Kevin Witt made his Blue Jays debut.
FAN RATING
44%
Based on 9 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1998-09-15 | Time: 3:03 | Attendance: 43,323
At the ballpark in Cleveland

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

Game Played on Tuesday, September 15, 1998 (N) at Jacobs Field
TOR A    2  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  0  –   5 10  2
CLE A    2  1  1    0  2  0    1  0  x  –   7 13  0
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stewart lf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Green rf                      5   1   1   1       0   3       1   0
Canseco dh                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Delgado 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   1       9   1
Cruz cf                       3   1   1   0       1   2       3   0
Fernandez 3b                  4   1   4   3       0   0       1   2
Fletcher c                    3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
  Santiago ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Grebeck 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
  Crespo ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Witt ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stieb p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Almanzar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  VanRyn 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                       36   5  10   5       2   9      24  10
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Fernandez-Grebeck-Delgado.
E: Stewart (5), Grebeck (11).
BATTING – 
2B: Stewart (26,off Colon); Cruz (14,off Colon); Fernandez (34,off Ogea).
GDP: Gonzalez (13,off Ogea).
Team LOB: 6.
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     3   1   1   0       2   0       3   0
Cora 2b                       5   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
  Wilson 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Justice dh                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
M. Ramirez rf                 4   3   3   5       0   0       2   0
Fryman 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Giles lf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Sexson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       7   2
Alomar c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Vizquel ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Colon p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ogea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Poole p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  13   6       2   4      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Vizquel-Cora-Sexson.
BATTING – 
2B: Justice (39,off Stieb); Cora (26,off Stieb).
HR: M. Ramirez 3 (40,3rd inning off Stieb 0 on 0 out,5th inning off Stieb 1
on 1 out,7th inning off Quantrill 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cora (4,off Plesac).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Vizquel (34,2nd base off Plesac/Santiago).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stieb L(1-2)                  4.2   9   6   5   1   2   2  24
Almanzar                      1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
VanRyn                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Quantrill                     1     3   1   1   0   0   1   6
Plesac                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8    13   7   6   2   4   3  38
Inherited Runners – Scored: Almanzar 1-0; Plesac 1-0.
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Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Colon                         4     6   4   4   1   2   0  19
Ogea W(5-3)                   3     2   1   1   1   3   0  11
Poole                         0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Jones                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Assenmacher SV(2)             0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   9   0  38
Inherited Runners – Scored: Jones 1-0; Assenmacher 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Fieldin Culbreth, 1B – Greg Kosc, 2B – Eric Cooper, 3B – Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 43323
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Cleveland Indians        
1. Stewart             lf        Lofton              cf
2. Green               rf        Cora                2b
3. Canseco             dh        Justice             dh
4. Delgado             1b        M. Ramirez          rf
5. Cruz                cf        Fryman              3b
6. Fernandez           3b        Giles               lf
7. Fletcher            c         Sexson              1b
8. Grebeck             2b        Alomar              c
9. Gonzalez            ss        Vizquel             ss
   Stieb               p         Colon               p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Stewart doubled to left; Green singled to center
[Stewart scored]; Canseco popped to shortstop; Delgado flied to
right; Cruz walked [Green to second]; Fernandez singled to
center [Green scored, Cruz to second]; Fletcher flied to left; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Lofton singled to left; Cora struck out; Justice
doubled to right [Lofton to third]; M. Ramirez grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Lofton scored]; Fryman singled to left
[Justice scored (error by Stewart) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Giles
lined to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 2,
Indians 2.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Grebeck popped to first; Gonzalez struck out;
Stewart grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Blue Jays 2, Indians 2.

INDIANS 2ND: Sexson singled to center; Alomar flied to right;
Vizquel flied to left; Lofton walked [Sexson to second]; Cora
singled to center [Sexson scored, Lofton to second]; Justice
lined to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Indians 3.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Green struck out; Canseco grounded out (third to
first); Delgado singled to center; Cruz doubled to right
[Delgado to third]; Fernandez singled to right [Delgado scored,
Cruz scored]; Fletcher flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 4, Indians 3.

INDIANS 3RD: M. Ramirez homered; Fryman lined to center; Giles
grounded out (second to first); Sexson grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 4, Indians 4.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Grebeck flied to left; Gonzalez grounded out
(third to first); Stewart grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 4, Indians 4.

INDIANS 4TH: Alomar flied to center; Vizquel popped to second;
Lofton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 4, Indians 4.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: OGEA REPLACED COLON (PITCHING); Green was called
out on strikes; Canseco grounded out (pitcher to first); Delgado
walked; Cruz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 4, Indians 4.

INDIANS 5TH: Cora doubled to third; Justice struck out; M.
Ramirez homered [Cora scored]; Fryman flied to left; Giles
singled to center; ALMANZAR REPLACED STIEB (PITCHING); Sexson
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 4, Indians 6.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Fernandez doubled to left; Fletcher singled to
center [Fernandez scored]; Grebeck lined to right; Gonzalez
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Fletcher out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 5,
Indians 6.

INDIANS 6TH: Alomar singled to third; Vizquel flied to left;
Lofton grounded out (second to first) [Alomar to second]; Cora
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 5, Indians 6.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Stewart struck out; Green grounded out (first to
pitcher); Canseco popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 5, Indians 6.

INDIANS 7TH: VANRYN REPLACED ALMANZAR (PITCHING); Justice struck
out; QUANTRILL REPLACED VANRYN (PITCHING); M. Ramirez homered;
Fryman lined to third; Giles singled to second [Giles to second
(error by Grebeck)]; Sexson grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Indians 7.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: POOLE REPLACED OGEA (PITCHING); Delgado struck
out; Cruz struck out (catcher to first); Fernandez singled to
left; JONES REPLACED POOLE (PITCHING); SANTIAGO BATTED FOR
FLETCHER; Santiago struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays
5, Indians 7.

INDIANS 8TH: SANTIAGO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Alomar
grounded out (second to first); Vizquel singled to center;
PLESAC REPLACED QUANTRILL (PITCHING); Vizquel stole second;
Lofton walked; Cora grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Lofton out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 5, Indians 7.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED CORA (PLAYING 2B); CRESPO BATTED
FOR GREBECK; Crespo singled to right; WITT BATTED FOR GONZALEZ;
Witt flied to center; Debut game for Kevin Witt; Stewart
flied to center; ASSENMACHER REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Crespo
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Crespo to
second]; Green struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5,
Indians 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        5  10   2    6
 Indians          7  13   0    7