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1979 Season
[1979 Season Index]
1979-09-18 Boston Red Sox 8 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
1979-09-17 Boston Red Sox 4 @ Toronto Blue Jays 5Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-09-17 Toronto Blue Jays – 3 Boston Red Sox – 5 FINAL 150 50-100
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Rainey, L: Freisleben, SV: Campbell
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Steve Grilli made his Blue Jays debut.
Blue Jays Last Games
 Steve Grilli made his final Blue Jays appearance.
FAN RATING
53%
Based on 15 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-09-17 | Time: 2:12 | Attendance: 15,644

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

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

Game Played on Monday, September 17, 1979 (N) at Exhibition Stadium
BOS A    2  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  –   5  6  2
TOR A    1  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  –   3  8  1
BATTING
Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Papi ss                       3   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Brohamer 2b                   2   1   0   0       1   0       3   3
Lynn dh                       4   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Rice lf                       4   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Dwyer ph,1b                 2   0   1   0       1   0       8   3
Poquette cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hobson 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Evans rf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Allenson c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  O’Berry pr,c                3   1   0   0       0   3       0   0
Rainey p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   6   5       2   5      27  15
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Rainey-Papi-Dwyer.
E: Watson (6), Hobson (24).
BATTING – 
2B: Papi (8,off Freisleben).
HR: Lynn (38,1st inning off Freisleben 1 on 1 out); Rice (38,3rd inning off
Freisleben 2 on 2 out).
SH: Brohamer (1,off Freisleben); Papi (3,off Freisleben); Evans (3,off Grilli).
HBP: Allenson (1,by Freisleben).
GDP: Watson (10,off Freisleben).
Team LOB: 4.
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cannon rf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Carty ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Woods lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Solaita dh                    3   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Bosetti cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
McKay 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Johnson 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       1   3
Davis c                       2   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
  Velez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Freisleben p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Grilli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garvin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buskey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   3   8   2       1   1      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Griffin-McKay-Mayberry.
E: Griffin (32).
BATTING – 
2B: Woods (21,off Rainey); Johnson (2,off Rainey).
SH: Davis (5,off Rainey).
SF: Solaita (2,off Rainey).
HBP: Griffin (5,by Rainey).
GDP: Mayberry (10,off Rainey).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Boston Red Sox               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rainey W(7-5)                 8.1   8   3   2   1   1   0  36
Campbell SV(9)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     8   3   2   1   1   0  38
HBP: Rainey (3,Griffin).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Campbell 1-0.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben L(2-3)             2.2   5   5   5   1   0   2  14
Grilli                        2.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Garvin                        3     0   0   0   1   3   0  10
Buskey                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   5   5   2   5   2  36
HBP: Freisleben (2,Allenson).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Grilli 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Jerry Neudecker, 1B – Greg Kosc, 2B – George Maloney, 3B – Bill Deegan
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 15644
Starting Lineups:

   Boston Red Sox                Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Papi                ss        Griffin             ss
2. Brohamer            2b        Cannon              rf
3. Lynn                dh        Woods               lf
4. Rice                lf        Solaita             dh
5. Watson              1b        Mayberry            1b
6. Poquette            cf        Bosetti             cf
7. Hobson              3b        McKay               2b
8. Evans               rf        Johnson             3b
9. Allenson            c         Davis               c
   Rainey              p         Freisleben          p

RED SOX 1ST: Papi doubled; Brohamer out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Papi to third]; Lynn homered [Papi scored];
Rice singled to right; Watson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Rice out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin singled to center; Cannon grounded out
(third to first) [Griffin to second]; Woods grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Griffin to third]; Solaita reached on an
error by Watson [Griffin scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Mayberry
popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 1.

RED SOX 2ND: Poquette flied out to right; Hobson flied out to
right; Evans flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox
2, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Bosetti flied out to right; McKay singled to
left; Johnson singled to right [McKay to third]; Davis out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [McKay scored, Johnson to
second]; Griffin was hit by a pitch; Cannon was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 2.

RED SOX 3RD: Allenson was hit by a pitch; O’BERRY RAN FOR
ALLENSON; Papi out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[O’Berry to second]; Brohamer walked; Lynn lined to right; Rice
homered [O’Berry scored, Brohamer scored]; DWYER BATTED FOR
WATSON; Dwyer singled to right; GRILLI REPLACED FREISLEBEN
(PITCHING); Poquette grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: DWYER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); O’BERRY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Woods reached on an error by Hobson;
Solaita made an out to shortstop; Mayberry grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Woods out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2.

RED SOX 4TH: Hobson singled to center; Evans out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Hobson to second]; O’Berry struck out;
Papi made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5,
Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bosetti lined to second; McKay singled; Johnson
grounded out (second to first) [McKay to second]; Davis flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2.

RED SOX 5TH: Brohamer flied out to center; Lynn made an out to
shortstop; Rice made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Griffin flied out to left; Cannon singled to
second; Woods doubled to left [Cannon to third]; Solaita hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Cannon scored, Woods to third]; Mayberry
grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox
5, Blue Jays 3.

RED SOX 6TH: GARVIN REPLACED GRILLI (PITCHING); Dwyer walked; On
a bunt Poquette forced Dwyer (third to shortstop); Hobson struck
out; Evans forced Poquette (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bosetti grounded out (third to first); McKay
grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson doubled to left;
Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red
Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

RED SOX 7TH: O’Berry struck out; Papi flied out to left;
Brohamer grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: On a bunt Griffin grounded out (first to
pitcher); Cannon grounded out (second to first); Woods flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

RED SOX 8TH: Lynn struck out; Rice grounded out (shortstop to
first); Dwyer flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red
Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: Solaita grounded out (first to pitcher); Mayberry
lined to shortstop; Bosetti singled to right; McKay grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

RED SOX 9TH: BUSKEY REPLACED GARVIN (PITCHING); Poquette reached
on an error by Griffin; Hobson grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Poquette to second]; Evans flied out to left; O’Berry struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Johnson walked; VELEZ BATTED FOR DAVIS; Velez
forced Johnson (shortstop to second); HERNANDEZ RAN FOR VELEZ;
CAMPBELL REPLACED RAINEY (PITCHING); Griffin made an out to
second; CARTY BATTED FOR CANNON; Carty grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          5   6   2    4
 Blue Jays        3   8   1    8