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1979 Season
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1979-08-17 Toronto Blue Jays 6 @ California Angels 5Final
1979-08-14 Toronto Blue Jays 6 @ Oakland Athletics 2Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-08-15 Oakland Athletics – 3 Toronto Blue Jays – 1 FINAL 120 38-82
Day Game | Streak: 1 | W: Kingman, L: Jefferson, SV: Heaverlo
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
FAN RATING
63%
Based on 8 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-08-15 | Time: 2:42 | Attendance: 2,151
At the ballpark in Oakland

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

Game Played on Wednesday, August 15, 1979 (D) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
TOR A    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  –   1  8  0
OAK A    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  x  –   3  9  1
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    4   0   1   0       1   1       2   3
Cannon rf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Velez ph,rf,lf              1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Howell 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Mayberry 1b                   5   0   2   1       0   1       9   2
Solaita dh                    2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Carty ph,dh                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bosetti cf                    2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Woods lf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Bailor ph,rf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cerone c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
Ainge 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   3
Jefferson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Freisleben p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   1   8   1       7   4      24  15
FIELDING – 
DP: 4. Griffin-Ainge-Mayberry, Howell-Cerone-Jefferson, Howell-Ainge-Mayberry,
Ainge-Mayberry.
BATTING – 
2B: Woods (17,off Kingman); Cerone (18,off Kingman); Howell (19,off Kingman).
SH: Velez (2,off Heaverlo).
Team LOB: 12.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Cannon (9,2nd base off Kingman/Essian).
Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Murphy cf                     2   0   1   0       2   1       2   0
Gross 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Revering 1b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       7   0
Newman dh                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Murray pr,dh                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Essian c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Armas rf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Edwards 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Picciolo ss                   3   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Kingman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hamilton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heaverlo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   3   9   3       6   2      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Picciolo-Gross.
E: Gross (20).
BATTING – 
2B: Armas (6,off Jefferson).
SH: Gross (2,off Jefferson).
GDP: Newman 2 (16,off Jefferson,off Freisleben); Edwards (6,off Freisleben).
IBB: Revering (2,by Jefferson).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Henderson (14,2nd base off Jefferson/Cerone); Murray (6,2nd base off Freisleben/Cerone).
CS: Murphy (11,2nd base by Jefferson/Cerone).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jefferson L(1-10)             4     8   3   3   4   0   0  21
Freisleben                    4     1   0   0   2   2   0  13
Totals                        8     9   3   3   6   2   0  34
Jefferson faced 4 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Jefferson (2,Revering).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Freisleben 3-1.
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Oakland Athletics            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kingman W(3-4)                6     6   1   1   3   3   0  26
Hamilton                      2     1   0   0   4   1   0  11
Heaverlo SV(9)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   1   1   7   4   0  40
Kingman faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
Hamilton faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Hamilton 1-0; Heaverlo 2-0.
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Umpires: HP – Russ Goetz, 1B – Ken Kaiser, 2B – Rocky Roe, 3B – Ron Luciano
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 2151
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Oakland Athletics        
1. Griffin             ss        Henderson           lf
2. Cannon              rf        Murphy              cf
3. Howell              3b        Gross               3b
4. Mayberry            1b        Revering            1b
5. Solaita             dh        Newman              dh
6. Bosetti             cf        Essian              c
7. Woods               lf        Armas               rf
8. Cerone              c         Edwards             2b
9. Ainge               2b        Picciolo            ss
   Jefferson           p         Kingman             p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin singled; Cannon singled [Griffin to
second]; Griffin was out trying to advance to third (catcher to
third); Cannon stole second; Howell struck out; Mayberry struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Henderson walked; Henderson stole second; Murphy
walked; Gross out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Henderson to third, Murphy to second]; Revering was walked
intentionally; Newman grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Revering out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Solaita flied out to right; Bosetti made an out
to first; Woods doubled; Cerone made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Essian singled; Armas made an out to first;
Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first) [Essian to second];
Picciolo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Ainge flied out to center; Griffin made an out to
second; Cannon grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Henderson flied out to center; Murphy walked;
Murphy was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Gross
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 0, Athletics 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Howell flied out to center; Mayberry reached on
an error by Gross; Solaita walked [Mayberry to second]; Bosetti
flied out to right; Woods struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Revering singled; Newman singled [Revering to
second]; Essian forced Newman (third to second) [Revering to
third]; Armas doubled [Revering scored, Essian to third];
Edwards reached on a fielder’s choice that turned into a double
play [Essian out at home (third to catcher), Armas out at third
(catcher to pitcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Athletics 1.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Cerone doubled; Ainge grounded out (second to
first) [Cerone to third]; Griffin lined into a double play
(shortstop to third) [Cerone out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Picciolo singled; Henderson singled [Picciolo to
second]; Murphy singled [Picciolo to third, Henderson to
second]; Gross singled [Picciolo scored, Henderson to third,
Murphy to second]; FREISLEBEN REPLACED JEFFERSON (PITCHING);
Revering forced Gross (first to shortstop) [Henderson scored,
Murphy to third]; Newman grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Revering out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Blue Jays 0, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Cannon flied out to left; Howell doubled;
Mayberry singled [Howell scored]; Solaita flied out to left;
Bosetti walked [Mayberry to second]; Woods grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Essian walked; Armas struck out; Edwards grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Essian out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Cerone walked; HAMILTON REPLACED KINGMAN
(PITCHING); Ainge flied out to right; Griffin struck out; VELEZ
BATTED FOR CANNON; Velez singled [Cerone to second]; Howell
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Athletics
3.

ATHLETICS 7TH: VELEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Picciolo
singled; Henderson flied out to left; Murphy struck out; Gross
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 1, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Mayberry grounded out (second to first); CARTY
BATTED FOR SOLAITA; Carty grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bosetti walked; BAILOR BATTED FOR WOODS; Bailor walked [Bosetti
to second]; Cerone forced Bailor (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: CARTY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); VELEZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BAILOR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
Revering flied out to left; Newman walked; MURRAY RAN FOR
NEWMAN; Murray stole second; Essian grounded out (third to
first); Armas flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 1, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: MURRAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); Ainge walked;
Griffin walked [Ainge to second]; HEAVERLO REPLACED HAMILTON
(PITCHING); Velez out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Ainge to third, Griffin to second]; Howell flied out to left;
Mayberry was credited with a single when a runner was hit by the
batted ball [Ainge stayed at third, Griffin out at third (second
unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Athletics 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        1   8   0   12
 Athletics        3   9   1    7