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1988 Season
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1988-05-06 Toronto Blue Jays 3 @ California Angels 2Final
1988-05-04 Toronto Blue Jays 2 @ Oakland Athletics 3Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1988-05-05 Oakland Athletics – 8 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 FINAL 27 11-16
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Plunk, L: Nunez
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FAN RATING
54%
Based on 13 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1988-05-05 | Time: 3:12 | Attendance: 16,998
At the ballpark in Oakland

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1988 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Thursday, May 5, 1988 (D) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
TOR A    0  2  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  –   5  4  0
OAK A    2  1  0    0  0  2    1  2  x  –   8 11  0
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fernandez ss                  5   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Moseby cf                     3   0   0   1       1   2       2   0
Whitt c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       5   2
  Borders ph,c                1   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Bell lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
McGriff 1b                    2   1   1   0       2   1       6   0
Barfield rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Mulliniks dh                  3   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Gruber 3b,2b,3b,2b,3b         2   1   1   2       2   1       0   1
Lee 2b                        2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Leach ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fielder ph,2b,3b,2b,3b,2b   1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Cerutti p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Eichhorn p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nunez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wells p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   5   4   4       8   8      24   9
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Gruber-Lee-McGriff, Whitt-Fernandez.
BATTING – 
2B: Gruber (7,off Ontiveros); McGriff (6,off Ontiveros).
GDP: Lee (1,off Ontiveros); Bell (3,off Plunk).
Team LOB: 5.
Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips lf                   5   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Lansford 3b                   4   2   1   0       1   1       1   1
Canseco rf                    4   2   3   2       1   0       0   0
McGwire 1b                    3   1   2   2       2   0      10   1
Henderson cf                  4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Baylor dh                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Steinbach c                   4   1   2   3       0   1       8   1
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Gallego ss                    2   1   0   0       2   0       1   4
Ontiveros p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Nelson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cadaret p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plunk p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8  11   8       7   6      27  12
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. McGwire-Gallego-McGwire, Gallego-Hubbard-McGwire.
BATTING – 
2B: McGwire (5,off Cerutti); Canseco (4,off Wells).
HR: Steinbach (1,2nd inning off Cerutti 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Hubbard (3,by Eichhorn).
GDP: Henderson (1,off Cerutti).
IBB: Baylor (1,by Eichhorn).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Canseco 2 (11,2nd base off Cerutti/Whitt,3rd base off Cerutti/Whitt); Lansford
(5,2nd base off Nunez/Borders).
CS: Gallego (1,2nd base by Cerutti/Whitt).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cerutti                       5     5   4   4   4   3   1  22
Eichhorn                      0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Nunez L(0-1)                  1     1   1   1   1   1   0   5
Ward                          0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wells                         1     2   2   2   1   1   0   6
Totals                        8    11   8   8   7   6   1  40
Cerutti faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Cerutti (1).
HBP: Eichhorn (3,Hubbard).
IBB: Eichhorn (2,Baylor).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Eichhorn 2-1; Nunez 3-0; Ward 1-0.
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Oakland Athletics            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ontiveros                     5.1   2   2   2   4   3   0  21
Nelson                        0.2   1   2   2   2   0   0   5
Cadaret                       0.1   0   1   0   2   1   0   3
Plunk W(3-1)                  2.2   1   0   0   0   4   0   8
Totals                        9     4   5   4   8   8   0  37
Nelson faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
BK: Ontiveros (4), Nelson (2).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Nelson 1-0; Cadaret 2-1; Plunk 3-2.
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Umpires: HP – Ken Kaiser, 1B – Jim McKean, 2B – Mike Reilly, 3B – John Shulock
Time of Game: 3:12   Attendance: 16998
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Oakland Athletics        
1. Fernandez           ss        Phillips            lf
2. Moseby              cf        Lansford            3b
3. Whitt               c         Canseco             rf
4. Bell                lf        McGwire             1b
5. McGriff             1b        Henderson           cf
6. Barfield            rf        Baylor              dh
7. Mulliniks           dh        Steinbach           c
8. Gruber              3b        Hubbard             2b
9. Lee                 2b        Gallego             ss
   Cerutti             p         Ontiveros           p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Fernandez flied out to left; Moseby struck out
(catcher to first); Whitt grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Phillips grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
Lansford grounded out (pitcher to first); Canseco singled to
right; McGwire doubled to center [Canseco scored]; Cerutti threw
a wild pitch [McGwire to third]; Henderson singled to right
[McGwire scored]; Baylor lined to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 0, Athletics 2.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Bell struck out; McGriff walked; Barfield popped
to catcher in foul territory; Ontiveros balked [McGriff to
second]; Mulliniks walked; Gruber doubled to left [McGriff
scored, Mulliniks scored]; Lee grounded out (pitcher to first);
2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Steinbach homered; Hubbard was called out on
strikes; Gallego lined to second; Phillips grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Fernandez flied out to center; Moseby struck out;
Whitt lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2,
Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Lansford was called out on strikes; Canseco
singled to center; Canseco stole second; Canseco stole third;
McGwire walked; Henderson grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [McGwire out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Bell lined to left; McGriff doubled to left;
Barfield grounded out (shortstop to first) [McGriff to third];
Mulliniks grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Baylor flied out to right; Steinbach flied out to
right; Hubbard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Gruber walked; Lee grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Gruber out at second]; Fernandez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
2, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Gallego walked; Phillips was called out on
strikes while Gallego was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Lansford popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Moseby popped to third in foul territory; Whitt
walked; NELSON REPLACED ONTIVEROS (PITCHING); Nelson balked
[Whitt to second]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first) [Whitt
to third]; McGriff walked; Barfield made an out to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Canseco walked; McGwire walked [Canseco to
second]; EICHHORN REPLACED CERUTTI (PITCHING); Henderson singled
to right [Canseco to third, McGwire out at third (right to
catcher to shortstop), Henderson to second]; Mark McGwire
rounded 2B too far; Baylor was walked intentionally;
Steinbach singled to shortstop [Canseco scored, Henderson
scored, Baylor to second]; Hubbard was hit by a pitch [Baylor to
third, Steinbach to second]; NUNEZ REPLACED EICHHORN (PITCHING);
Gallego popped to catcher in foul territory; Phillips was called
out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Athletics 5.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Mulliniks singled to center; Gruber walked
[Mulliniks to second]; LEACH BATTED FOR LEE; CADARET REPLACED
NELSON (PITCHING); FIELDER BATTED FOR LEACH; Fielder walked
[Mulliniks to third, Gruber to second]; Fernandez struck out;
Moseby walked [Mulliniks scored, Gruber to third, Fielder to
second]; BORDERS BATTED FOR WHITT; PLUNK REPLACED CADARET
(PITCHING); Borders singled to center [Gruber scored, Fielder
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Moseby to second]; Bell grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Borders out
at second]; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Athletics
5.

ATHLETICS 7TH: BORDERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FIELDER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Lansford walked; FIELDER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); GRUBER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Canseco flied out to right; Lansford stole second; McGwire
singled to left [Lansford scored]; WARD REPLACED NUNEZ
(PITCHING); Henderson flied to center; GRUBER CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); FIELDER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Baylor
singled to center [McGwire to third]; Steinbach struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Athletics 6.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: McGriff was called out on strikes; Barfield
struck out; Mulliniks lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 5, Athletics 6.

ATHLETICS 8TH: WELLS REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Hubbard grounded
out (pitcher to first); Gallego walked; GRUBER CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 2B); FIELDER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Phillips
was called out on strikes; FIELDER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
2B); GRUBER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Lansford singled to
third [Gallego to second]; Canseco doubled to second [Gallego
scored, Lansford scored]; McGwire flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Athletics 8.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Gruber struck out; Fielder struck out; Fernandez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
5, Athletics 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        5   4   0    5
 Athletics        8  11   0    8