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1987 Season
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1987-07-25 Minnesota Twins 13 @ Toronto Blue Jays 9Final
1987-07-23 Minnesota Twins 3 @ Toronto Blue Jays 4Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1987-07-24 Toronto Blue Jays – 8 Minnesota Twins – 6 FINAL 96 56-40
Night Game | Streak: 2 | W: Eichhorn, L: Reardon, SV: Henke
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1987-07-24 | Time: 3:00 | Attendance: 30,382

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

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

Game Played on Friday, July 24, 1987 (N) at Exhibition Stadium
MIN A    0  0  1    5  0  0    0  0  0  –   6  8  1
TOR A    1  0  0    0  0  0    7  0  x  –   8 13  0
BATTING
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gladden lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Newman 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Puckett cf                    3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Hrbek 1b                      3   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Larkin 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Gaetti 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       2   2
Smalley dh                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Brunansky rf                  3   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Gagne ss                      3   1   2   2       0   0       5   3
  Bush ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Butera c                      3   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Laudner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Smithson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Atherton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schatzeder p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frazier p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   6   8   5       2   7      24   8
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Gaetti-Hrbek.
E: Brunansky (1).
BATTING – 
2B: Brunansky (12,off Nunez); Gaetti (19,off Nunez); Gagne (18,off Nunez);
Butera (4,off Eichhorn).
GDP: Butera (5,off Nunez).
IBB: Brunansky (4,by Nunez).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Newman (10,2nd base off Eichhorn/Whitt).
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fernandez ss                  5   2   3   0       0   0       2   3
Moseby cf                     3   1   1   0       2   0       2   0
Barfield rf                   4   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Bell lf                       3   0   0   1       1   0       4   0
Mulliniks 3b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Beniquez ph                 1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Gruber 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Whitt c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Moore ph,c                  0   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
McGriff 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
  Fielder ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw ph,1b                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Leach dh                      4   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
Iorg 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Nunez p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Eichhorn p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henke p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  13   8       5   1      27   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Nunez-Fernandez-McGriff.
BATTING – 
2B: Fernandez (21,off Smithson); Moseby (14,off Frazier).
HR: Beniquez (4,7th inning off Schatzeder 2 on 2 out); Leach (2,7th inning
off Reardon 2 on 2 out).
SF: Bell (6,off Atherton).
HBP: Iorg (2,by Smithson).
GDP: Bell (14,off Smithson).
IBB: Bell (3,by Frazier).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Fernandez (30,2nd base off Smithson/Butera).
PITCHING
Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smithson                      4     6   1   1   1   0   0  19
Atherton                      2.2   3   3   3   1   0   0  12
Schatzeder                    0     1   2   2   1   0   1   2
Reardon L(5-5)                0.1   2   2   2   0   0   1   3
Frazier                       1     1   0   0   2   1   0   5
Totals                        8    13   8   8   5   1   2  41
Smithson faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Frazier (5).
HBP: Smithson (8,Iorg).
IBB: Frazier (3,Bell).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Atherton 2-0; Schatzeder 2-2; Reardon 1-1.
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Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nunez                         3.2   5   6   6   2   3   0  17
Eichhorn W(9-5)               3.1   3   0   0   0   1   0  13
Henke SV(20)                  2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9     8   6   6   2   7   0  36
IBB: Nunez (4,Brunansky).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Eichhorn 2-2.
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Umpires: HP – Al Clark, 1B – Dan Morrison, 2B – Tim Tschida, 3B – Dave Phillips
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 30382
Starting Lineups:

   Minnesota Twins               Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Gladden             lf        Fernandez           ss
2. Newman              2b        Moseby              cf
3. Puckett             cf        Barfield            rf
4. Hrbek               1b        Bell                lf
5. Gaetti              3b        Mulliniks           3b
6. Smalley             dh        Whitt               c
7. Brunansky           rf        McGriff             1b
8. Gagne               ss        Leach               dh
9. Butera              c         Iorg                2b
   Smithson            p         Nunez               p

TWINS 1ST: Gladden flied out to center; Newman struck out;
Puckett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Twins 0, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Fernandez singled to center; Fernandez stole
second; Moseby walked; Barfield singled to left [Fernandez
scored, Moseby to second]; Bell grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Barfield to second, Moseby out at third];
Mulliniks flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0,
Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 2ND: Hrbek struck out; Gaetti flied out to right; Smalley
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0,
Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Whitt made an out to second; McGriff lined to
shortstop; Leach flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins
0, Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 3RD: Brunansky doubled to left; Gagne singled to center
[Brunansky to third]; Butera grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Brunansky scored (no RBI),
Gagne out at second]; Gladden struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Twins 1, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Iorg singled to right; Fernandez forced Iorg
(second to shortstop); Moseby grounded out (second to first)
[Fernandez to second]; Barfield grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 4TH: Newman grounded out (second to first); Puckett
walked; Hrbek singled to right [Puckett to third]; Gaetti
doubled to right [Puckett scored, Hrbek to third]; Smalley made
an out to shortstop; Brunansky was walked intentionally; Gagne
doubled to right [Hrbek scored, Gaetti scored, Brunansky to
third]; EICHHORN REPLACED NUNEZ (PITCHING); Butera doubled to
left [Brunansky scored, Gagne scored]; Gladden struck out; 5 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bell flied out to center; Mulliniks grounded out
(shortstop to first); Whitt singled to right; McGriff singled to
right [Whitt to third (error by Brunansky), McGriff to second];
Leach flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue
Jays 1.

TWINS 5TH: Newman grounded out (shortstop to first); Puckett
flied out to left; Hrbek grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: LARKIN REPLACED HRBEK (PLAYING 1B); Iorg was hit
by a pitch; Fernandez doubled to center [Iorg to third];
ATHERTON REPLACED SMITHSON (PITCHING); Moseby popped to third in
foul territory; Barfield made an out to shortstop; Bell grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays
1.

TWINS 6TH: Gaetti grounded out (third to first); Smalley singled
to right; Brunansky flied out to left; Gagne grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Mulliniks singled to right; Whitt lined to first;
McGriff lined to shortstop; Leach flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 1.

TWINS 7TH: Butera grounded out (shortstop to first); Gladden
flied out to center; Newman singled to center; Newman stole
second; Puckett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Iorg lined to shortstop; Fernandez singled to
center; Moseby walked [Fernandez to second]; Barfield singled to
left [Fernandez to third, Moseby to second]; Bell hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Fernandez scored]; SCHATZEDER REPLACED
ATHERTON (PITCHING); BENIQUEZ BATTED FOR MULLINIKS; Beniquez
homered [Moseby scored, Barfield scored]; MOORE BATTED FOR
WHITT; Moore walked; REARDON REPLACED SCHATZEDER (PITCHING);
FIELDER BATTED FOR MCGRIFF; UPSHAW BATTED FOR FIELDER; Upshaw
singled to right [Moore to third]; Leach homered [Moore scored,
Upshaw scored]; Iorg flied out to left; 7 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Twins 6, Blue Jays 8.

TWINS 8TH: HENKE REPLACED EICHHORN (PITCHING); GRUBER REPLACED
BENIQUEZ (PLAYING 3B); MOORE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); UPSHAW
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Larkin made an out to second;
Gaetti struck out; Smalley flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 8.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: FRAZIER REPLACED REARDON (PITCHING); Fernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Moseby doubled to left;
Barfield walked; Moseby was picked off second (pitcher to
second); Frazier threw a wild pitch [Barfield to second]; Bell
was walked intentionally; Gruber struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 8.

TWINS 9TH: Brunansky flied out to left; BUSH BATTED FOR GAGNE;
Bush struck out; LAUDNER BATTED FOR BUTERA; Laudner was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 6, Blue Jays 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Twins            6   8   1    3
 Blue Jays        8  13   0    9