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1979 Season
[1979 Season Index]
1979-09-08 Toronto Blue Jays 4 @ Cleveland Indians 5Final
1979-09-06 Toronto Blue Jays 0 @ Baltimore Orioles 5Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-09-07 Cleveland Indians – 9 Toronto Blue Jays – 8 FINAL 140 44-96
Night Game | Streak: 4 | W: Reuschel, L: Buskey
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FAN RATING
60%
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-09-07 | Time: 2:48 | Attendance: 4,222
At the ballpark in Cleveland

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

Game Played on Friday, September 7, 1979 (N) at Cleveland Stadium
TOR A    0  0  0    0  6  2    0  0  0  –   8 10  4
CLE A    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  6  –   9 12  0
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Bailor rf                     4   1   1   1       1   2       3   1
Velez lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Cannon lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Carty dh                      4   1   2   4       1   0       0   0
Kusick 1b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Mayberry ph,1b              3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Bosetti cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Howell 3b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Cerone c                      4   1   1   1       0   2       5   0
Gomez 2b                      4   2   2   2       0   0       3   2
Huffman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Buskey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  10   8       4   4      26   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Bailor-Griffin, Griffin-Mayberry.
  TP: 1. Howell-Gomez-Mayberry.
E: Griffin (28), Mayberry 2 (6), Howell (18).
BATTING – 
2B: Cerone (22,off Waits); Gomez (5,off Waits); Bosetti (30,off Wihtol).
HR: Carty (9,5th inning off Waits 3 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hargrove lf                   4   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Manning cf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bonds rf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Cox 3b                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pruitt ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Harrah 3b,ss                  5   2   3   2       0   0       1   4
Thornton 1b                   3   2   1   0       1   1       8   1
Johnson dh                    4   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hassey c                      4   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
  Alston pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rosello 2b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Alexander ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Veryzer ss                    2   0   1   1       0   0       2   5
  Norris ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Cage ph                     1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Waits p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wihtol p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reuschel p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   9  12   7       2   4      27  11
BATTING – 
2B: Rosello (4,off Huffman); Veryzer (9,off Huffman).
HR: Harrah (16,9th inning off Huffman 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Norris (11,off Huffman).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Huffman                       8     8   7   5   2   3   1  34
Buskey L(6-8)                 0.2   4   2   2   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8.2  12   9   5*  2   4   1  40
* – Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.16 (i) of the Scoring rules (where runs may be earned for a reliever but not for the team) were applied.
Huffman faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Buskey 2-2.
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Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Waits                         4.2   4   6   6   4   2   1  22
Wihtol                        1     4   2   2   0   1   0   7
Andersen                      2.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   9
Reuschel W(2-1)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   8   8   4   4   1  41
Inherited Runners – Scored: Andersen 2-0.
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Umpires: HP – Bill Haller, 1B – Ron Luciano, 2B – Russ Goetz, 3B – Rocky Roe
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 4222
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Cleveland Indians        
1. Griffin             ss        Hargrove            lf
2. Bailor              rf        Manning             cf
3. Velez               lf        Bonds               rf
4. Carty               dh        Harrah              3b
5. Kusick              1b        Thornton            1b
6. Bosetti             cf        Johnson             dh
7. Howell              3b        Hassey              c
8. Cerone              c         Rosello             2b
9. Gomez               2b        Veryzer             ss
   Huffman             p         Waits               p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin made an out to shortstop; Bailor struck
out; Velez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Hargrove lined to third; Manning grounded out
(pitcher to first); Bonds was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Carty flied out to right; Kusick flied out to
right; Bosetti grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Harrah reached on an error by Griffin; Thornton
struck out; Johnson hit into a double play to right [Harrah out
at second (right to shortstop)]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 0, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Howell walked; Cerone struck out; Gomez forced
Howell (third to second); Griffin lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Hassey flied out to left; Rosello flied out to
right; Veryzer flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 0, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bailor grounded out (shortstop to first); Velez
grounded out (third to first); Carty walked; Kusick forced Carty
(third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Hargrove singled to center; Manning lined to
shortstop; Bonds flied out to center; Harrah forced Hargrove
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Bosetti singled to left; Howell forced Bosetti
(shortstop unassisted); Cerone doubled to left [Howell scored];
Gomez doubled to left [Cerone scored]; Griffin grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Gomez to third]; Bailor walked; Velez
walked [Bailor to second]; Carty homered [Gomez scored, Bailor
scored, Velez scored]; WIHTOL REPLACED WAITS (PITCHING);
MAYBERRY BATTED FOR KUSICK; Mayberry grounded out (first to
pitcher); Debut game for Sandy Wihtol; 6 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 0.

INDIANS 5TH: MAYBERRY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Thornton
flied out to left; Johnson grounded out (first unassisted);
Hassey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 6, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bosetti doubled to right; Howell grounded out
(second to first) [Bosetti to third]; Cerone was called out on
strikes; Gomez singled to third [Bosetti scored]; Griffin
singled to right [Gomez to second]; Bailor singled to center
[Gomez scored, Griffin to third]; ANDERSEN REPLACED WIHTOL
(PITCHING); Velez forced Bailor (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 0.

INDIANS 6TH: CANNON REPLACED VELEZ (PLAYING LF); Rosello doubled
to center; Veryzer doubled to right [Rosello scored]; Hargrove
grounded out (second to first); Manning made an out to second;
Bonds struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 1.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Carty singled to center; Mayberry flied out to
left; Bosetti flied out to right; Howell singled to left [Carty
to second]; Cerone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 1.

INDIANS 7TH: Harrah singled to left; Thornton singled to left
[Harrah to second]; Johnson reached on a fielder’s choice
[Harrah to third, Thornton to second]; Hassey reached on an
error by Mayberry [Harrah scored (RBI), Thornton scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Johnson to third]; Rosello flied out to
center; NORRIS BATTED FOR VERYZER; Norris grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Hassey out at second]; 2 R (1 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 3.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: NORRIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); COX REPLACED
BONDS (PLAYING 3B); HARRAH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Gomez
made an out to second; Griffin flied out to right; Bailor struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 3.

INDIANS 8TH: Hargrove walked; Manning singled to right [Hargrove
to second]; Cox grounded into a triple play (third to second to
first) [Hargrove out at third, Manning out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 3.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: REUSCHEL REPLACED ANDERSEN (PITCHING); Cannon
flied out to right; Carty grounded out (shortstop to first);
Mayberry grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 8, Indians 3.

INDIANS 9TH: Harrah homered; Thornton walked; Johnson reached on
an error by Howell [Thornton to second]; Hassey singled to right
[Thornton scored, Johnson to third]; ALSTON RAN FOR HASSEY;
ALEXANDER BATTED FOR ROSELLO; BUSKEY REPLACED HUFFMAN
(PITCHING); Alexander struck out; CAGE BATTED FOR NORRIS; Cage
singled to right [Johnson scored (unearned), Alston to third];
Hargrove singled to left [Alston scored, Cage to third]; Manning
reached on an error by Mayberry [Cage scored (unearned, but
earned for the pitcher) (no RBI), Hargrove to second]; PRUITT
BATTED FOR COX; Pruitt singled to left [Hargrove out at home
(left to catcher), Manning to third]; Harrah singled to left
[Manning scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Pruitt
to second]; 6 R (5 ER), 6 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 8, Indians 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        8  10   4    6
 Indians          9  12   0    5