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1998 Season
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1998-09-27 Detroit Tigers 1 @ Toronto Blue Jays 2Final
1998-09-25 Detroit Tigers 7 @ Toronto Blue Jays 5Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1998-09-26 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 Detroit Tigers – 4 FINAL 162 87-74
Day Game | Streak: 1 | W: Risley, L: Sager
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Blue Jays Last Games
 Juan Samuel made his final Blue Jays appearance.
 Bill Risley made his final Blue Jays appearance.
 Roger Clemens made his final Blue Jays appearance.
 Carlos Almanzar made his final Blue Jays appearance.
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This game was played on 1998-09-26 | Time: 4:27 | Attendance: 40,268

at SkyDome — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 13
Event: 1998 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Saturday, September 26, 1998 (D) at SkyDome
DET A    0  0  1    0  0  1    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  –   4 12  0
TOR A    1  0  1    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0    1  –   5 13  1
BATTING
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Catalanotto 2b                4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Easley 2b                   2   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Fick dh                       4   1   1   1       0   3       0   0
  Kapler ph,dh                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Higginson rf                  5   0   0   0       1   4       4   1
Clark 1b                      5   0   2   0       0   0      11   1
  Bartee pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wood 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunter cf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Encarnacion cf,lf             6   1   3   0       0   2       0   1
Randa 3b                      5   1   2   1       1   2       1   3
Siddall c                     4   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Cruz ss                       5   0   1   2       0   0       4   2
Greisinger p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brunson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Anderson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Santana p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castillo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sager p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       49   4  12   4       3  16      37  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Higginson-Clark.
BATTING – 
2B: Gonzalez (35,off Clemens); Cruz (22,off Clemens).
HR: Randa (9,3rd inning off Clemens 0 on 0 out); Fick (3,6th inning off Clemens
0 on 1 out).
SH: Siddall (2,off Quantrill).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Catalanotto (3,2nd base off Clemens/Fletcher); Encarnacion (7,2nd base
off Clemens/Fletcher); Bartee (9,2nd base off Almanzar/Fletcher).
CS: Clark (3,2nd base by Clemens/Fletcher).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stewart lf                    6   1   3   2       1   0       5   1
Green rf                      5   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Canseco dh                    6   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Delgado 1b                    4   1   2   2       2   2      10   0
Cruz cf                       5   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Fernandez 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Witt ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Evans 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fletcher c                    6   0   3   0       0   1      17   1
  Samuel pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grebeck 2b                    5   1   4   0       0   0       2   3
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Clemens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quantrill p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  VanRyn p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Almanzar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sinclair p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Risley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       46   5  13   5       7   6      39  11
FIELDING – 
E: Stewart (6).
BATTING – 
2B: Grebeck (17,off Greisinger).
HR: Green (34,1st inning off Greisinger 0 on 1 out); Delgado (38,8th inning
off Brocail 0 on 0 out).
SH: Gonzalez (13,off Santana); Grebeck (8,off Sager).
GDP: Canseco (7,off Jones).
IBB: Stewart (1,by Santana); Green (2,by Santana).
Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Stewart (51,2nd base off Greisinger/Siddall); Gonzalez (21,2nd base off
Castillo/Siddall); Samuel (13,3rd base off Sager/Siddall).
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greisinger                    6.1   8   3   3   2   2   1  28
Brunson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Anderson                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brocail                       1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Santana                       0.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   4
Jones                         1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Castillo                      2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Sager L(4-2)                  0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                       12.1  13   5   5   7   6   2  55
WP: Santana (3).
IBB: Santana 2 (2,Stewart,Green).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Brunson 2-0; Anderson 2-0; Jones 3-0.
.
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens                       8     7   4   4   2  11   2  32
Quantrill                     1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
VanRyn                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Almanzar                      1.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Sinclair                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Risley W(3-4)                 1.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                       13    12   4   4   3  16   2  53
WP: Clemens (6).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Almanzar 1-0; Sinclair 1-0; Risley 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Al Clark, 1B – Jim Joyce, 2B – Jim McKean, 3B – Terry Craft
Time of Game: 4:27   Attendance: 40268
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Catalanotto         2b        Stewart             lf
2. Fick                dh        Green               rf
3. Higginson           rf        Canseco             dh
4. Clark               1b        Delgado             1b
5. Gonzalez            lf        Cruz                cf
6. Encarnacion         cf        Fernandez           3b
7. Randa               3b        Fletcher            c
8. Siddall             c         Grebeck             2b
9. Cruz                ss        Gonzalez            ss
   Greisinger          p         Clemens             p

TIGERS 1ST: Catalanotto flied to left; Fick struck out;
Higginson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Blue Jays
0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Stewart grounded out (third to first); Green
homered; Canseco grounded out (third to first); Delgado walked;
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Blue Jays 1.

TIGERS 2ND: Clark popped to shortstop; Gonzalez flied to center;
Encarnacion grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Tigers 0, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Fernandez grounded out (first unassisted);
Fletcher singled to center; Grebeck flied to right; Gonzalez
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Blue Jays
1.

TIGERS 3RD: Randa homered; Siddall struck out; Cruz reached on
an error by Stewart [Cruz to second]; Catalanotto singled to
left [Cruz to third]; Catalanotto stole second; Fick struck out;
Higginson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Blue Jays
1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Stewart singled to center; Green flied to left;
Canseco flied to right; Stewart stole second; Delgado singled to
center [Stewart scored, Delgado out at second (center to first
to shortstop)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Blue Jays 2.

TIGERS 4TH: Clark singled to center; Gonzalez flied to center;
Encarnacion struck out; Clark was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Blue Jays
2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Cruz popped to shortstop; Fernandez walked;
Fletcher was called out on strikes; Grebeck doubled to left
[Fernandez to third]; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Blue Jays 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Randa struck out; Siddall grounded out (first
unassisted); Cruz flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
1, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Stewart grounded out (third to first); Green
popped to second; Canseco popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 1, Blue Jays 2.

TIGERS 6TH: Catalanotto struck out; Fick homered; Higginson
struck out; Clark popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 2, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Delgado struck out; Cruz flied to right;
Fernandez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Tigers 2, Blue Jays 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Gonzalez doubled to center; Encarnacion singled to
second [Gonzalez to third]; Randa struck out; Encarnacion stole
second; Siddall walked; Cruz doubled to left [Gonzalez scored,
Encarnacion scored, Cruz to third (on throw), Siddall out at
home (left to catcher)]; Catalanotto grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Fletcher singled to second; On a bunt Grebeck
singled to catcher [Fletcher to second]; EASLEY REPLACED
CATALANOTTO (PLAYING 2B); On a bunt Gonzalez forced Fletcher
(catcher to third) [Grebeck to second]; Stewart singled to
shortstop [Grebeck scored, Gonzalez to second]; BRUNSON REPLACED
GREISINGER (PITCHING); Green grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Gonzalez to third, Stewart to second]; ANDERSON REPLACED
BRUNSON (PITCHING); Canseco grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 3.

TIGERS 8TH: Fick struck out; Higginson walked; Clark grounded
out (second to first) [Higginson to second]; Clemens threw a
wild pitch [Higginson to third]; Gonzalez popped to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); ENCARNACION
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER REPLACED GONZALEZ
(PLAYING CF); Delgado homered; Cruz popped to first; Fernandez
struck out; Fletcher flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

TIGERS 9TH: QUANTRILL REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Encarnacion
singled to shortstop; Randa singled to second [Encarnacion to
second]; Siddall out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Encarnacion to third, Randa to second]; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Easley was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: SANTANA REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); Grebeck
singled to center; Gonzalez out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Grebeck to second]; Santana threw a wild pitch [Grebeck
to third]; Stewart was walked intentionally; Green was walked
intentionally [Stewart to second]; JONES REPLACED SANTANA
(PITCHING); Canseco grounded into a double play (right to first)
[Green out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue
Jays 4.

TIGERS 10TH: VANRYN REPLACED QUANTRILL (PITCHING); KAPLER BATTED
FOR FICK; Kapler flied to left; Higginson struck out; Clark
singled to shortstop; ALMANZAR REPLACED VANRYN (PITCHING);
BARTEE RAN FOR CLARK; Bartee stole second; Hunter grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays
4.

BLUE JAYS 10TH: KAPLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); WOOD
REPLACED BARTEE (PLAYING 1B); Delgado was called out on strikes;
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); WITT BATTED FOR FERNANDEZ;
Witt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

TIGERS 11TH: EVANS REPLACED WITT (PLAYING 3B); Encarnacion
singled to shortstop; Randa popped to first; Siddall flied to
left; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 11TH: CASTILLO REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Fletcher
popped to catcher; Grebeck singled to pitcher; Gonzalez forced
Grebeck (shortstop to second); Gonzalez stole second; Stewart
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

TIGERS 12TH: Easley singled to center; Kapler struck out;
SINCLAIR REPLACED ALMANZAR (PITCHING); Higginson flied to left;
RISLEY REPLACED SINCLAIR (PITCHING); Wood grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 12TH: Green struck out; Canseco flied to center;
Delgado walked; Cruz walked [Delgado to second]; Evans flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

TIGERS 13TH: Hunter struck out; Encarnacion struck out; Randa
walked; Siddall grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Tigers 4, Blue Jays 4.

BLUE JAYS 13TH: SAGER REPLACED CASTILLO (PITCHING); Fletcher
singled to left; SAMUEL RAN FOR FLETCHER; Grebeck out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Samuel to second]; Gonzalez
walked; Samuel stole third; Stewart singled to second [Samuel
scored, Gonzalez to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4,
Blue Jays 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           4  12   0   10
 Blue Jays        5  13   1   13