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1979 Season
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1979-09-11 Baltimore Orioles 1 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
1979-09-08 Toronto Blue Jays 4 @ Cleveland Indians 5Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-09-09 Cleveland Indians – 14 Toronto Blue Jays – 10 FINAL 142 44-98
Day Game | Streak: 6 | W: Monge, L: Buskey
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This game was played on 1979-09-09 | Time: 3:08 | Attendance: 9,166
At the ballpark in Cleveland

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

Game Played on Sunday, September 9, 1979 (D) at Cleveland Stadium
TOR A    3  0  3    0  0  0    0  4  0  –  10 13  1
CLE A    0  1  0    5  2  1    0  0  5  –  14 11  4
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    4   2   1   0       1   1       2   5
Bailor rf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Howell 3b                     4   2   2   1       0   0       2   1
  Johnson 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Solaita dh                    4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
  Carty ph,dh                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   5   1   1   1       0   1       7   0
Bosetti cf                    5   1   4   2       0   1       2   0
Woods lf                      2   1   1   1       1   0       2   1
  Cannon lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Davis c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Gomez 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Moore p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Jefferson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Todd p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buskey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       38  10  13   8       3   6      25  12
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Moore-Griffin-Mayberry, Gomez-Griffin-Mayberry.
E: Moore (3).
BATTING – 
2B: Solaita (4,off Barker); Howell 2 (26,off Barker,off Monge); Mayberry (22,off
Barker); Bosetti 2 (32,off Barker,off Paxton); Griffin (17,off Paxton).
SF: Woods (4,off Paxton).
HBP: Howell (4,by Barker).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Griffin (18,2nd base off Barker/Alexander); Woods (6,2nd base off Paxton/Alexander).
CS: Bosetti (11,2nd base by Paxton/Alexander).
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hargrove lf                   3   1   2   3       3   0       2   0
Manning cf                    4   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Bonds dh                      2   1   1   5       4   1       0   0
Harrah 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Thornton 1b                   4   2   1   1       0   0       6   1
Pruitt rf                     3   2   2   1       1   0       2   0
  Norris ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Alexander c                   3   2   1   1       1   1       6   1
  Hassey ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Alston pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rosello 2b                    3   1   1   1       1   1       0   4
Veryzer ss                    3   1   1   2       1   0       4   1
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cage pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Paxton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Monge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32  14  11  14      14   4      27   9
FIELDING – 
E: Harrah (18), Pruitt 2 (2), Alexander (17).
BATTING – 
2B: Pruitt 2 (5,off Moore,off Jefferson).
3B: Alexander (2,off Jefferson).
HR: Thornton (25,6th inning off Todd 0 on 0 out); Bonds (23,9th inning off
Buskey 3 on 1 out).
SH: Rosello (8,off Buskey).
HBP: Thornton (4,by Moore).
GDP: Manning 2 (11,off Moore 2).
IBB: Manning (3,by Buskey).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Bonds (32,2nd base off Buskey/Davis).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moore                         3.1   3   6   6   7   1   0  18
Jefferson                     1     4   2   2   2   0   0   9
Todd                          2.2   1   1   1   2   2   1  11
Buskey L(6-9)                 1.1   3   5   5   3   1   1  10
Totals                        8.1  11  14  14  14   4   2  48
WP: Moore (8), Buskey (3).
HBP: Moore (7,Thornton).
IBB: Buskey (7,Manning).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Jefferson 3-3; Todd 1-0.
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Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barker                        2.1   6   6   5   2   2   0  16
Paxton                        5.1   6   4   4   1   2   0  22
Monge W(9-9)                  1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    13  10   9   3   6   0  43
HBP: Barker (2,Howell).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Paxton 2-1; Monge 1-1.
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Umpires: HP – Russ Goetz, 1B – Rocky Roe, 2B – Bill Haller, 3B – Ron Luciano
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 9166
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Cleveland Indians        
1. Griffin             ss        Hargrove            lf
2. Bailor              rf        Manning             cf
3. Howell              3b        Bonds               dh
4. Solaita             dh        Harrah              3b
5. Mayberry            1b        Thornton            1b
6. Bosetti             cf        Pruitt              rf
7. Woods               lf        Alexander           c
8. Davis               c         Rosello             2b
9. Gomez               2b        Veryzer             ss
   Moore               p         Barker              p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin walked; Bailor made an out to third;
Griffin stole second; Howell was hit by a pitch; Solaita doubled
to center [Griffin scored, Howell scored]; Mayberry grounded out
(second to pitcher) [Solaita to third]; Bosetti singled to right
[Solaita scored]; Woods singled to pitcher [Bosetti to third];
Davis made an out to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays
3, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Hargrove walked; Manning grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Hargrove out at second];
Bonds walked; Bonds safe on a pick-off error by Moore [Bonds to
third]; Harrah flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 3, Indians 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Gomez grounded out (second to first); Griffin
struck out; Bailor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
3, Indians 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Thornton was hit by a pitch; Pruitt doubled to left
[Thornton scored, Pruitt out at third (left to shortstop to
second)]; Alexander grounded out (first unassisted); Rosello
singled to center; Veryzer grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Indians 1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Howell doubled to right; Solaita grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Howell to third]; Mayberry doubled to right
[Howell scored]; Bosetti doubled to left [Mayberry scored];
Woods walked; PAXTON REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); Bosetti was
picked off second (pitcher to shortstop); Woods stole second
[Woods to third (error by Alexander)]; Davis walked; Gomez
reached on an error by Harrah [Woods scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Davis to second]; Griffin grounded out (second to first); 3 R (2
ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 1.

INDIANS 3RD: Hargrove walked; Manning grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Hargrove out at second];
Bonds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 1.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bailor grounded out (shortstop to first); Howell
grounded out (second to first); Solaita singled to center;
Mayberry struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians
1.

INDIANS 4TH: Harrah singled to left; Moore threw a wild pitch
[Harrah to second]; Thornton lined to third; Pruitt walked;
Alexander walked [Harrah to third, Pruitt to second]; Rosello
walked [Harrah scored, Pruitt to third, Alexander to second];
Veryzer walked [Pruitt scored, Alexander to third, Rosello to
second]; JEFFERSON REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Hargrove singled
to right [Alexander scored, Rosello scored, Veryzer to third];
Manning walked [Hargrove to second]; Bonds walked [Veryzer
scored, Hargrove to third, Manning to second]; On a bunt Harrah
forced Hargrove (pitcher to catcher) [Manning to third, Bonds to
second]; Thornton forced Bonds (third unassisted); 5 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 6.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Bosetti singled to right; Woods flied out to
left; Bosetti was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 6,
Indians 6.

INDIANS 5TH: Pruitt doubled to left; Alexander tripled to center
[Pruitt scored]; Rosello grounded out (third to first); Veryzer
singled to left [Alexander scored]; TODD REPLACED JEFFERSON
(PITCHING); Hargrove walked [Veryzer to second]; Manning popped
to catcher in foul territory; Bonds walked [Veryzer to third,
Hargrove to second]; Harrah forced Bonds (shortstop to second);
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 8.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Gomez was called out on strikes; Griffin flied
out to right; Bailor popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 8.

INDIANS 6TH: Thornton homered; Pruitt grounded out (shortstop to
first); Alexander was called out on strikes; Rosello struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 9.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Howell lined to first; Solaita flied out to
right; Mayberry flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 6, Indians 9.

INDIANS 7TH: Veryzer flied out to left; Hargrove grounded out
(first unassisted); Manning flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 6, Indians 9.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Bosetti doubled to right [Bosetti to third (error
by Pruitt)]; Woods hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bosetti
scored]; Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Gomez singled to
center; Griffin doubled to right [Gomez scored (error by Pruitt)
(no RBI), Griffin to third]; Bailor singled to shortstop
[Griffin scored]; MONGE REPLACED PAXTON (PITCHING); Howell
doubled to right [Bailor scored]; CARTY BATTED FOR SOLAITA;
Carty made an out to shortstop; 4 R, 5 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays
10, Indians 9.

INDIANS 8TH: CARTY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); CANNON REPLACED
WOODS (PLAYING LF); BUSKEY REPLACED TODD (PITCHING); Bonds
walked; Harrah flied out to center; Bonds stole second; Thornton
flied out to left; NORRIS BATTED FOR PRUITT; Buskey threw a wild
pitch [Bonds to third]; Norris struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Blue Jays 10, Indians 9.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: NORRIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Mayberry
flied out to right; Bosetti struck out; Cannon struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 10, Indians 9.

INDIANS 9TH: JOHNSON REPLACED HOWELL (PLAYING 3B); HASSEY BATTED
FOR ALEXANDER; Hassey singled to center; ALSTON RAN FOR HASSEY;
Rosello out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Alston to
second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR VERYZER; Johnson walked; CAGE RAN
FOR JOHNSON; Hargrove singled to right [Alston scored, Cage to
third, Hargrove to second (on throw)]; Manning was walked
intentionally; Bonds homered [Cage scored, Hargrove scored,
Manning scored]; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 10, Indians 14.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays       10  13   1    6
 Indians         14  11   4    9