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1979 Season
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1979-08-05 Chicago White Sox 5 @ Toronto Blue Jays 4Final
1979-08-03 Chicago White Sox 8 @ Toronto Blue Jays 5Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-08-04 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 Chicago White Sox – 2 FINAL 109 33-76
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Buskey, L: Wortham
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FAN RATING
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-08-04 | Time: 2:32 | Attendance: 15,130

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1979 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Saturday, August 4, 1979 (N) at Exhibition Stadium
CHI A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  –   2 10  0
TOR A    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  –   5  8  0
BATTING
Chicago White Sox            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr dh                       4   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Bannister lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Orta 2b                       3   1   3   0       1   0       3   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   1       4   3
Lemon cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Washington rf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Pryor ss                      3   1   0   0       1   0       2   3
Nahorodny c                   2   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Torres ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morrison 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Wortham p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Proly p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2  10   1       4   3      24  10
BATTING – 
2B: Orta (15,off Clancy); Lemon (28,off Clancy); Morrison (3,off Freisleben).
GDP: Bannister (7,off Freisleben); Lemon 2 (10,off Freisleben,off Buskey).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING – 
CS: Bannister (5,2nd base by Freisleben/Cerone).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       3   1
Bailor rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Howell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Carty dh                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Velez lf                      2   2   1   2       2   0       2   0
  Solaita 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bosetti cf                    4   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
Kusick 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0      10   1
  Cannon pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cerone c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Ainge 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   8
Clancy p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Freisleben p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buskey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   8   5       4   3      27  14
FIELDING – 
DP: 3. Howell-Ainge-Kusick, Howell-Kusick, Ainge-Kusick-Griffin.
BATTING – 
2B: Griffin (15,off Wortham); Cerone (17,off Wortham).
HR: Velez (13,2nd inning off Wortham 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING – 
CS: Bailor (6,2nd base by Wortham/Nahorodny).
PITCHING
Chicago White Sox            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wortham L(11-11)              7.2   8   5   5   4   3   1  34
Proly                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     8   5   5   4   3   1  35
Inherited Runners – Scored: Proly 2-0.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clancy                        1.1   3   0   0   0   1   0   6
Freisleben                    5     5   1   1   4   2   0  21
Buskey W(5-5)                 2.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   9
Totals                        9    10   2   2   4   3   0  36
Inherited Runners – Scored: Freisleben 1-0; Buskey 2-1.
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Umpires: HP – Ken Kaiser, 1B – Russ Goetz, 3B – Bill Haller
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 15130
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago White Sox             Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Garr                dh        Griffin             ss
2. Bannister           lf        Bailor              rf
3. Orta                2b        Howell              3b
4. Johnson             1b        Carty               dh
5. Lemon               cf        Velez               lf
6. Washington          rf        Bosetti             cf
7. Pryor               ss        Kusick              1b
8. Nahorodny           c         Cerone              c
9. Morrison            3b        Ainge               2b
   Wortham             p         Clancy              p

WHITE SOX 1ST: Garr singled to third [Garr out at second (second
to shortstop)]; Bannister flied out to right; Orta doubled to
right; Johnson popped to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox
0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin walked; Bailor forced Griffin (shortstop
to second); Bailor was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Howell grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Lemon doubled to center; Washington struck out;
FREISLEBEN REPLACED CLANCY (PITCHING); Pryor grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Lemon to third]; Nahorodny walked;
Morrison flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 0,
Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Carty singled to left; Velez homered [Carty
scored]; Bosetti made an out to third; Kusick grounded out
(third to first); Cerone grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Garr struck out; Bannister singled to center;
Bannister was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Orta singled to right; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Ainge flied out to right; Griffin doubled to
left; Bailor flied out to center; Howell flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Lemon flied out to center; Washington grounded
out (second to first); Pryor grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Carty flied out to left; Velez walked; Bosetti
flied out to left; Kusick forced Velez (shortstop to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Nahorodny singled to left; Morrison flied out to
center; Garr singled to right [Nahorodny to second]; Bannister
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Garr out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Cerone flied out to center; Ainge grounded out
(pitcher to first); Griffin grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Orta walked; Johnson walked [Orta to second];
Lemon grounded into a double play (third to first) [Johnson to
second, Orta out at third]; Washington flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bailor flied out to left; Howell grounded out
(first to pitcher); Carty flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 0, Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Pryor walked; Nahorodny flied out to center;
Morrison doubled to left [Pryor to third]; BUSKEY REPLACED
FREISLEBEN (PITCHING); Garr grounded out (second to first)
[Pryor scored, Morrison to third]; Bannister grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Velez made an out to shortstop; Bosetti lined to
second; Kusick singled to second; Cerone doubled to left [Kusick
to third]; Ainge struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 1,
Blue Jays 2.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Orta singled to right; Johnson singled to left
[Orta to third]; Lemon grounded into a double play (second to
first to shortstop) [Orta scored, Johnson out at second];
Washington grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 White Sox 2, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Griffin singled to left; Bailor walked [Griffin
to second]; Howell struck out; Carty was called out on strikes;
Velez walked [Griffin to third, Bailor to second]; Bosetti
singled to right [Griffin scored, Bailor scored, Velez to
third]; Kusick singled to third [Velez scored, Bosetti to
second]; CANNON RAN FOR KUSICK; PROLY REPLACED WORTHAM
(PITCHING); Cerone flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
White Sox 2, Blue Jays 5.

WHITE SOX 9TH: CANNON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SOLAITA
REPLACED VELEZ (PLAYING 1B); Pryor grounded out (second to
first); TORRES BATTED FOR NAHORODNY; Torres grounded out (second
to first); On a bunt Morrison made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 2, Blue Jays 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 White Sox        2  10   0    7
 Blue Jays        5   8   0    6