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1987 Season
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1987-05-15 Toronto Blue Jays 3 @ Oakland Athletics 2Final
1987-05-13 Toronto Blue Jays 7 @ Minnesota Twins 0Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1987-05-14 Minnesota Twins – 4 Toronto Blue Jays – 16 FINAL 32 20-12
Night Game | Streak: 2 | W: Stieb, L: Straker
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
FAN RATING
44%
Based on 9 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1987-05-14 | Time: 3:23 | Attendance: 10,053
At the ballpark in Minnesota

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

Game Played on Thursday, May 14, 1987 (N) at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
TOR A    1  0  1    1  2  5    3  0  3  –  16 20  1
MIN A    0  1  1    0  0  2    0  0  0  –   4  6  0
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fernandez ss                  5   3   3   4       1   1       3   5
Moseby cf                     4   3   4   4       0   0       0   0
  Ducey cf                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
McGriff dh                    3   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
  Fielder ph,dh               3   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Bell lf                       5   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Leach lf                    1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Barfield rf                   5   0   0   1       1   2       3   0
Upshaw 1b                     6   1   2   3       0   1      10   2
Whitt c                       6   2   4   0       0   1       4   0
Gruber 3b                     4   3   2   0       1   0       0   5
Iorg 2b                       4   1   1   0       1   0       4   2
Stieb p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Musselman p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nunez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       46  16  20  16       5   6      27  15
FIELDING – 
DP: 3. Stieb-Fernandez-Upshaw, Gruber-Iorg-Upshaw, Gruber-Iorg-Upshaw.
E: Gruber (1).
BATTING – 
2B: Fernandez 2 (3,off Straker,off Anderson); Moseby (7,off Anderson); Whitt
2 (8,off Anderson,off Frazier); Leach (1,off Frazier); Upshaw (8,off Frazier).
HR: Moseby (5,1st inning off Straker 0 on 1 out); Upshaw (6,4th inning off
Straker 0 on 1 out).
SH: Moseby (2,off Straker).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Gruber (2,2nd base off Straker/Salas); Moseby (8,2nd base off Atherton/Salas).
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Newman ss,3b                  2   1   0   0       2   2       1   4
Bush rf,1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Puckett cf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Hrbek 1b                      2   1   1   1       1   0       9   0
  Davidson lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gaetti 3b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Gagne ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Smalley dh                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Brunansky lf,rf               4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Salas c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Laudner ph,c                2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lombardozzi 2b                3   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Straker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Atherton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frazier p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   6   3       4   3      27  11
BATTING – 
2B: Gaetti (5,off Stieb); Smalley (8,off Stieb).
HR: Hrbek (5,6th inning off Stieb 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Puckett (4,off Stieb); Davidson (1,off Musselman); Brunansky (5,off Nunez).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Newman (4,2nd base off Stieb/Whitt).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stieb W(2-2)                  5.2   4   4   3   4   1   1  24
Musselman                     2.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Nunez                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   4   3   4   3   1  35
Inherited Runners – Scored: Musselman 1-1.
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Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Straker L(2-1)                4     7   5   5   1   2   2  20
Atherton                      1     4   4   4   1   2   0   8
Anderson                      1.1   5   4   4   1   0   0  10
Frazier                       2.2   4   3   3   2   2   0  14
Totals                        9    20  16  16   5   6   2  52
Straker faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
Atherton faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
Inherited Runners – Scored: Atherton 2-2; Anderson 3-3; Frazier 1-0.
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Umpires: HP – Greg Kosc, 1B – Vic Voltaggio, 2B – Rocky Roe, 3B – Larry Barnett
Ejections: Dan Gladden by Vic Voltaggio [Catch/trap call]
Time of Game: 3:23   Attendance: 10053
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Minnesota Twins          
1. Fernandez           ss        Newman              ss
2. Moseby              cf        Bush                rf
3. McGriff             dh        Puckett             cf
4. Bell                lf        Hrbek               1b
5. Barfield            rf        Gaetti              3b
6. Upshaw              1b        Smalley             dh
7. Whitt               c         Brunansky           lf
8. Gruber              3b        Salas               c
9. Iorg                2b        Lombardozzi         2b
   Stieb               p         Straker             p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Fernandez struck out; Moseby homered; McGriff
grounded out (second to first); Bell made an out to third; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Newman walked; Newman stole second; Bush walked;
Puckett grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Newman to third, Bush out at second]; Hrbek made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Twins 0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Barfield grounded out (shortstop to first);
Upshaw popped to first; Whitt grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Gaetti doubled to right; On a bunt Smalley grounded
out (first to second) [Gaetti to third]; Brunansky grounded out
(first unassisted) [Gaetti scored]; Salas grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Twins
1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Gruber singled to left; Gruber stole second; Iorg
walked; Fernandez singled to right [Gruber scored, Iorg to
second]; Moseby out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Iorg
to third, Fernandez to second]; McGriff was called out on
strikes; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Twins 1.

TWINS 3RD: Lombardozzi popped to catcher in foul territory;
Newman walked; Bush singled to center [Newman to third]; Puckett
forced Bush (shortstop unassisted) [Newman scored, Puckett to
first]; Hrbek walked [Puckett to second]; Gaetti forced Hrbek
(third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Twins 2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Barfield grounded out (third to first); Upshaw
homered; Whitt singled to center; Gruber made an out to third;
Iorg forced Whitt (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 3, Twins 2.

TWINS 4TH: Smalley grounded out (first to pitcher); Brunansky
grounded out (shortstop to first); Salas flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Twins 2.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Fernandez doubled to center; Moseby singled to
center [Fernandez to third]; ATHERTON REPLACED STRAKER
(PITCHING); Moseby stole second; McGriff grounded out (second to
first) [Fernandez scored, Moseby to third]; Bell singled to
right [Moseby scored]; Barfield struck out; Upshaw struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Twins 2.

TWINS 5TH: Lombardozzi grounded out (third to first); Newman was
called out on strikes; Bush grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Twins 2.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Whitt singled to center; Gruber singled to left
[Whitt to second]; On a bunt Iorg singled to pitcher [Whitt to
third, Gruber to second]; Fernandez walked [Whitt scored, Gruber
to third, Iorg to second]; ANDERSON REPLACED ATHERTON
(PITCHING); Moseby doubled to center [Gruber scored, Iorg
scored, Fernandez to third]; FIELDER BATTED FOR MCGRIFF; Fielder
singled to right [Fernandez scored, Moseby to third]; Bell flied
out to center; Barfield forced Fielder (shortstop to second)
[Moseby scored, Barfield to first]; Upshaw grounded out (second
to first); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 10, Twins 2.

TWINS 6TH: FIELDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); Puckett flied
out to right; Hrbek homered; Gaetti flied out to left; Smalley
doubled to right; MUSSELMAN REPLACED STIEB (PITCHING); Brunansky
reached on an error by Gruber [Smalley scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Brunansky to first]; LAUDNER BATTED FOR SALAS; Laudner
lined to right; Dan Gladden ejected by 1B umpire Vic
Voltaggio arguing that the line drive was trapped; 2 R (1
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 10, Twins 4.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: NEWMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); GAGNE
REPLACED GAETTI (PLAYING SS); LAUDNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C
); Whitt doubled to right; Gruber walked; Iorg made an out to
shortstop; Fernandez doubled to center [Whitt scored, Gruber
scored]; Moseby singled to right [Fernandez scored]; FRAZIER
REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Fielder flied out to right; Bell
forced Moseby (shortstop to second); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue
Jays 13, Twins 4.

TWINS 7TH: Lombardozzi was called out on strikes; Newman struck
out; Bush grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 13, Twins 4.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: BUSH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); DAVIDSON
REPLACED HRBEK (PLAYING LF); BRUNANSKY CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); Barfield walked; Upshaw lined to shortstop; Whitt
doubled to center [Barfield to third]; Gruber grounded out
(third to first); Iorg flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Blue Jays 13, Twins 4.

TWINS 8TH: DUCEY REPLACED MOSEBY (PLAYING CF); LEACH REPLACED
BELL (PLAYING LF); Puckett singled to center; Davidson grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Puckett out at
second]; Gagne grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 13, Twins 4.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Fernandez grounded out (second to first); Ducey
walked; Fielder singled to left [Ducey to third]; Leach doubled
to left [Ducey scored, Fielder to third]; Barfield struck out;
Upshaw doubled to right [Fielder scored, Leach scored]; Whitt
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 16, Twins 4.

TWINS 9TH: NUNEZ REPLACED MUSSELMAN (PITCHING); Smalley singled
to right; Brunansky grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Smalley out at second]; Laudner flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 16, Twins 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays       16  20   1    9
 Twins            4   6   0    4