BLUE JAYS FANS


1987 Season
[1987 Season Index]
1987-05-08 Toronto Blue Jays 7 @ Texas Rangers 4Final
1987-05-05 Toronto Blue Jays 4 @ Kansas City Royals 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1987-05-06 Kansas City Royals – 6 Toronto Blue Jays – 3 FINAL 25 15-10
Night Game | Streak: 2 | W: Black, L: Key, SV: Gleaton
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
FAN RATING
50%
Based on 8 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1987-05-06 | Time: 2:36 | Attendance: 28,083
At the ballpark in Kansas

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

Game Played on Wednesday, May 6, 1987 (N) at Royals Stadium
TOR A    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  1  –   3 10  2
KC  A    3  0  0    0  1  0    2  0  x  –   6  9  1
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fernandez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Gruber 3b,2b                  4   0   0   1       0   0       0   4
Moseby cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bell lf                       4   1   3   0       0   1       0   0
Barfield rf                   3   0   0   1       1   0       4   0
Upshaw 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0      10   1
Fielder dh                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leach ph,dh                 2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Sharperson 2b                 2   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Whitt ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
DeWillis c                    2   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Mulliniks 3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Key p                         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Henke p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Nunez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  10   3       1   3      24  12
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Key-Fernandez-Upshaw.
E: Mulliniks (4), Key (1).
BATTING – 
2B: Bell (6,off Black); DeWillis (1,off Black); Upshaw (5,off Quisenberry).
3B: Bell (2,off Black).
GDP: Gruber (2,off Black); Fielder 2 (3,off Black 2); Fernandez (3,off Black).
Team LOB: 5.
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Beniquez lf                   3   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Seitzer 3b,1b                 4   0   1   1       0   0       4   1
Tartabull rf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bosley rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McRae dh                      4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
White 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       3  10
B. Jackson cf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Balboni 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
  Pecota pr,3b                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Salazar ss                    3   1   2   0       0   1       3   9
Owen c                        3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Black p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quisenberry p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gleaton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       0   4      27  20
FIELDING – 
DP: 4. Seitzer-White-Balboni, Salazar-White-Balboni, White-Salazar-Balboni, White-Salazar-Balboni.
E: Salazar (2).
BATTING – 
2B: McRae (2,off Key); Salazar (4,off Key); Beniquez (2,off Key); Seitzer (5,off
Henke).
SF: Beniquez (1,off Henke).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Key L(4-2)                    6.1   8   6   4   0   2   0  27
Henke                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Nunez                         0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Totals                        8     9   6   4   0   4   0  33
WP: Henke (1).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Henke 2-2.
.
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Black W(1-0)                  6     6   2   2   1   2   0  22
Quisenberry                   2.2   4   1   1   0   1   0  12
Gleaton SV(2)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   3   0  35
Black faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Quisenberry 1-1; Gleaton 2-0.
.
Umpires: HP – Steve Palermo, 1B – Ken Kaiser, 2B – Dan Morrison, 3B – Dave Phillips
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 28083
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Kansas City Royals       
1. Fernandez           ss        Beniquez            lf
2. Gruber              3b        Seitzer             3b
3. Moseby              cf        Tartabull           rf
4. Bell                lf        McRae               dh
5. Barfield            rf        White               2b
6. Upshaw              1b        B. Jackson          cf
7. Fielder             dh        Balboni             1b
8. Sharperson          2b        Salazar             ss
9. DeWillis            c         Owen                c
   Key                 p         Black               p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Fernandez singled to right; Gruber grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Fernandez out at
second]; Moseby was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Blue Jays 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Beniquez singled to right; Seitzer grounded out
(second to first) [Beniquez to second]; Tartabull singled to
third [Beniquez stayed at second]; diving stop by Kelly
Gruber; Juan Beniquez can’t move up; McRae doubled to center
[Beniquez scored, Tartabull scored]; White singled to left
[McRae scored]; B. Jackson struck out; Balboni flied out to
center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Bell singled to left; Barfield walked [Bell to
second]; Upshaw flied out to left [Bell to third]; Fielder
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Barfield out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Royals 3.

ROYALS 2ND: Salazar doubled to left; Owen grounded out (third to
first); Beniquez reached on a fielder’s choice that turned into
a double play [Salazar out at third (pitcher to shortstop),
Beniquez out at first (shortstop to first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Sharperson singled to center; DeWillis struck
out; Fernandez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Sharperson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

ROYALS 3RD: Seitzer grounded out (shortstop to first); Tartabull
grounded out (second to first); McRae made an out to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Gruber flied out to left; Moseby flied out to
center; Bell doubled to center; Barfield grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

ROYALS 4TH: White popped to first in foul territory; B. Jackson
grounded out (third to first); Balboni grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Upshaw reached on an error by Salazar [Upshaw to
first]; Fielder grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Upshaw out at second]; Sharperson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Royals 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Salazar singled to pitcher [Salazar to second (error
by Key)]; Owen made an out to second; Beniquez doubled to left
[Salazar scored]; Seitzer flied out to right [Beniquez to
third]; Tartabull flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 0, Royals 4.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: DeWillis doubled to right; Fernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first) [DeWillis to third]; Gruber grounded out
(shortstop to first) [DeWillis scored]; Moseby grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 4.

ROYALS 6TH: McRae flied out to right; White grounded out
(shortstop to first); B. Jackson grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Royals 4.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Bell tripled to left; the ball bounced over Bo
Jackson’s head to Juan Beniquez; QUISENBERRY REPLACED BLACK
(PITCHING); Barfield grounded out (second to first) [Bell
scored]; Upshaw doubled to left; LEACH BATTED FOR FIELDER; Leach
grounded out (second to first) [Upshaw to third]; WHITT BATTED
FOR SHARPERSON; Whitt made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Royals 4.

ROYALS 7TH: LEACH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); GRUBER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); WHITT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
MULLINIKS REPLACED DEWILLIS (PLAYING 3B); Balboni reached on an
error by Mulliniks [Balboni to first]; Salazar was called out on
strikes; Owen singled to second [Balboni to second]; HENKE
REPLACED KEY (PITCHING); PECOTA RAN FOR BALBONI; Henke threw a
wild pitch [Pecota to third, Owen to second]; Beniquez hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Pecota scored (unearned)]; Seitzer
doubled to right [Owen scored (unearned)]; Tartabull lined to
right; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Royals 6.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: SEITZER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BOSLEY
REPLACED TARTABULL (PLAYING RF); PECOTA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
3B); Mulliniks grounded out (shortstop to first); Fernandez
grounded out (second to first); Gruber grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Royals 6.

ROYALS 8TH: McRae grounded out (pitcher to first to pitcher);
liner off Tom Henke to Willie Upshaw; Tom Henke hurt; NUNEZ
REPLACED HENKE (PITCHING); White struck out; B. Jackson struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Royals 6.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Moseby singled to right; Bell struck out;
Barfield grounded out (shortstop to first) [Moseby to second];
Upshaw singled to center [Moseby to third]; Leach singled to
right [Moseby scored, Upshaw to third]; GLEATON REPLACED
QUISENBERRY (PITCHING); Whitt forced Leach (second to
shortstop); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Royals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        3  10   2    5
 Royals           6   9   1    3