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1981 Season
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1981-09-23 Oakland Athletics 6 @ Toronto Blue Jays 0Final
1981-09-22 Oakland Athletics 3 @ Toronto Blue Jays 2Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1981-09-22 Toronto Blue Jays – 2 Oakland Athletics – 4 FINAL 97 35-62
Night Game | Streak: 2 | W: McCatty, L: Berenguer
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 Charlie Beamon made his final Blue Jays appearance.
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This game was played on 1981-09-22 | Time: 2:38 | Attendance: 15,542

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1981 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Tuesday, September 22, 1981 (N) at Exhibition Stadium
OAK A    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  2  0  –   4  5  0
TOR A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  –   2  3  1
BATTING
Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  3   2   1   0       1   2       1   1
  Davis lf                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Murphy dh                     2   1   0   0       3   0       0   0
Gross 3b                      3   0   1   3       0   1       1   0
Armas rf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Spencer 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1      10   1
Heath c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
McKay 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Bosetti cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Picciolo ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
McCatty p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       32   4   5   4       5   8      27  11
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. McKay-Spencer.
BATTING – 
2B: Gross (6,off Murray); Davis (1,off Murray).
3B: Henderson (6,off Berenguer).
HR: Spencer (4,5th inning off Berenguer 0 on 0 out).
SF: Gross (4,off Berenguer).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Henderson (51,2nd base off Murray/Whitt).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Beamon ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Woods lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Barfield rf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Mayberry 1b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       8   0
  Upshaw pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Velez dh                      4   0   1   0       0   3       0   0
Moseby cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Whitt c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Iorg 2b                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cox 3b                        2   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Berenguer p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   3   2       4   5      27   7
FIELDING – 
E: Griffin (28).
PB: Whitt (3).
BATTING – 
3B: Barfield (2,off McCatty).
HR: Mayberry (14,7th inning off McCatty 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Barfield (2,off McCatty).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Oakland Athletics            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCatty W(13-6)               9     3   2   2   4   5   1  32

Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Berenguer L(2-11)             7     2   2   2   3   7   1  27
Murray                        2     3   2   2   2   1   0  11
Totals                        9     5   4   4   5   8   1  38

Umpires: HP – Ted Hendry, 1B – Dallas Parks, 2B – Steve Palermo, 3B – Jim Evans
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 15542
Starting Lineups:

   Oakland Athletics             Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Henderson           lf        Griffin             ss
2. Murphy              dh        Woods               lf
3. Gross               3b        Barfield            rf
4. Armas               rf        Mayberry            1b
5. Spencer             1b        Velez               dh
6. Heath               c         Moseby              cf
7. McKay               2b        Whitt               c
8. Bosetti             cf        Iorg                2b
9. Picciolo            ss        Cox                 3b
   McCatty             p         Berenguer           p

ATHLETICS 1ST: Henderson struck out; Murphy popped to shortstop;
Gross was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin flied out to left; Woods popped to third;
Barfield grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Armas was called out on strikes; Spencer struck
out; Heath flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics
0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Mayberry popped to first; Velez singled to left
[Velez out at second (left to second)]; Moseby grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue
Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: McKay grounded out (first unassisted); Bosetti
struck out; Picciolo flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Whitt struck out; Iorg grounded out (pitcher to
second to first); Cox walked; Griffin popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Henderson struck out; Murphy walked; Gross popped
to third in foul territory; Armas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Woods walked; Barfield grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Woods out at second]; Mayberry popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Blue Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Spencer homered; Heath flied out to right; McKay
grounded out (second to first); Bosetti reached on an error by
Griffin [Bosetti to second]; Picciolo grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Velez struck out; Moseby struck out; Whitt flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Blue Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Henderson tripled to center; Murphy walked; Gross
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Henderson scored]; Armas flied
out to right; Spencer flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Athletics 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Iorg grounded out (shortstop to first); Cox flied
out to right; Griffin flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Athletics 2, Blue Jays 0.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Heath flied out to left; McKay flied out to
center; Bosetti walked; Picciolo grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 2, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Woods grounded out (second to first); Barfield
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mayberry homered; Velez
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 2, Blue Jays 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: MURRAY REPLACED BERENGUER (PITCHING); Henderson
walked; Henderson stole second; Murphy walked; Whitt allowed a
passed ball [Henderson to third, Murphy to second]; Gross
doubled to right [Henderson scored, Murphy scored]; Armas struck
out; Spencer lined to third; Heath grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: DAVIS REPLACED HENDERSON (PLAYING LF); Moseby
flied out to center; Whitt grounded out (second to first); Iorg
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 4, Blue Jays 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: McKay grounded out (second to first); Bosetti
grounded out (shortstop to first); Picciolo singled to center;
Davis doubled to left [Picciolo to third]; Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 4, Blue
Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Cox flied out to right; BEAMON BATTED FOR
GRIFFIN; Beamon walked; Woods popped to shortstop; Barfield
tripled to center [Beamon scored]; Mayberry walked; UPSHAW RAN
FOR MAYBERRY; Velez was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        4   5   0    7
 Blue Jays        2   3   1    3