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1987 Season
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DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1987-04-08 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 Cleveland Indians – 1 FINAL 2 2-0
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Clancy, L: Swindell
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Matt Stark made his Blue Jays debut.
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1987-04-08 | Time: 2:33 | Attendance: 20,388

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1987 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Wednesday, April 8, 1987 (D) at Exhibition Stadium
CLE A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  –   1  8  0
TOR A    1  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  x  –   5  7  1
BATTING
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bernazard 2b                  5   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Butler cf                     4   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Franco ss                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
Carter 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Hall lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Tabler dh                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Jacoby 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Snyder rf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Dempsey c                     3   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
  Castillo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Swindell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Yett p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vande Berg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   1   8   1       2   5      24  11
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Franco-Bernazard-Carter.
BATTING – 
2B: Franco (2,off Clancy); Carter (1,off Clancy).
GDP: Jacoby (1,off Clancy).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Tabler (1,2nd base off Clancy/Stark); Butler 3 (3,2nd base off Clancy/Stark
2,2nd base off Eichhorn/Stark); Carter (1,2nd base off Eichhorn/Stark).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fernandez ss                  4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Gruber 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Moseby cf                     4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Bell lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Leach lf                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Barfield rf                   2   2   1   1       2   0       1   0
Upshaw 1b                     4   1   1   2       0   1      11   1
Stark c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Fielder dh                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Sharperson 2b                 3   1   1   0       0   2       3   3
Clancy p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Musselman p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eichhorn p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   5   7   4       3   6      27  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Gruber-Sharperson-Upshaw.
E: Fernandez (1).
BATTING – 
HR: Barfield (1,4th inning off Swindell 0 on 1 out); Upshaw (2,6th inning off
Swindell 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Gruber (1,off Swindell).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swindell L(0-1)               6     7   5   5   2   5   2  26
Yett                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Vande Berg                    1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     7   5   5   3   6   2  33

Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clancy W(1-0)                 6     7   1   1   2   2   0  27
Musselman                     0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Eichhorn                      2.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   5   0  37
Clancy faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Musselman 2-1; Eichhorn 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Durwood Merrill, 1B – Rick Reed, 2B – John Hirschbeck, 3B – Rich Garcia
Ejections: George Bell by Durwood Merrill [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 20388
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Bernazard           2b        Fernandez           ss
2. Butler              cf        Gruber              3b
3. Franco              ss        Moseby              cf
4. Carter              1b        Bell                lf
5. Hall                lf        Barfield            rf
6. Tabler              dh        Upshaw              1b
7. Jacoby              3b        Stark               c
8. Snyder              rf        Fielder             dh
9. Dempsey             c         Sharperson          2b
   Swindell            p         Clancy              p

INDIANS 1ST: Bernazard popped to third in foul territory; Butler
grounded out (first unassisted); Franco doubled to center;
Carter flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue
Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Fernandez singled to right; Gruber grounded out
(second to first) [Fernandez to second]; Moseby reached on a
fielder’s choice [Fernandez out at third (pitcher to shortstop
to third), Moseby to second]; Bell singled to center [Moseby
scored]; Barfield walked [Bell to second]; Upshaw struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

INDIANS 2ND: Hall flied out to center; Tabler singled to third;
Jacoby popped to first; Tabler stole second; Snyder struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Stark grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut
game for Matt Stark; Fielder struck out; Sharperson struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

INDIANS 3RD: Dempsey singled to center; Bernazard flied out to
right; Butler forced Dempsey (second to shortstop); Butler stole
second; Franco walked; Carter flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Fernandez flied out to right; Gruber flied out to
center; Moseby was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

INDIANS 4TH: Hall grounded out (second to first); Tabler reached
on an error by Fernandez [Tabler to first]; Jacoby lined to
center; Snyder forced Tabler (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bell grounded out (third to first); Barfield
homered; Upshaw flied out to center; Stark singled to left;
Fielder flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0,
Blue Jays 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Dempsey grounded out (third to first); Bernazard
singled to right; Butler forced Bernazard (shortstop to second);
Butler stole second; Franco grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Sharperson singled to center; Fernandez singled
to right [Sharperson to third]; Gruber grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Sharperson scored (no RBI),
Fernandez out at second]; Moseby grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 3.

INDIANS 6TH: Carter doubled to left; Hall singled to left
[Carter to third]; Tabler struck out; Jacoby grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Hall out at second]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Blue Jays 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bell grounded out (second to first); George
Bell ejected by HP umpire Durwood Merrill; Barfield walked;
Upshaw homered [Barfield scored]; Stark grounded out (shortstop
to first); Fielder struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0,
Blue Jays 5.

INDIANS 7TH: LEACH REPLACED BELL (PLAYING LF); Snyder walked;
Dempsey singled to left [Snyder to third]; MUSSELMAN REPLACED
CLANCY (PITCHING); Bernazard struck out; Butler forced Dempsey
(first to shortstop) [Snyder scored]; EICHHORN REPLACED
MUSSELMAN (PITCHING); Butler stole second; Franco grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Blue Jays 5.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: YETT REPLACED SWINDELL (PITCHING); Sharperson
struck out; Fernandez flied out to center; Gruber flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Blue Jays 5.

INDIANS 8TH: Carter singled to shortstop; Carter stole second;
Hall struck out; Tabler grounded out (pitcher to first) [Carter
to third]; Jacoby grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 1, Blue Jays 5.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: VANDE BERG REPLACED YETT (PITCHING); Moseby made
an out to shortstop; Leach walked; Barfield grounded out
(pitcher unassisted) [Leach to second]; Upshaw grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Blue
Jays 5.

INDIANS 9TH: Snyder grounded out (third to first); CASTILLO
BATTED FOR DEMPSEY; Castillo struck out; Bernazard grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Blue Jays
5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians          1   8   0    9
 Blue Jays        5   7   1    4