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Toronto Blue Jays 15, Kansas City Royals 8

Toronto Blue Jays 15, Kansas City Royals 8

Day

Game Played on Sunday, April 16, 1989 (D) at Exhibition Stadium

KC  A    6  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   8 12  0
TOR A    2  4  0    3  0  0    3  3  x  -  15 17  0
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf              3   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
  Eisenreich cf        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Seitzer 3b             4   1   0   0       1   1       2   2
Brett 1b               5   2   3   1       0   0       7   0
Tartabull rf           4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Buckner dh             5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Jackson lf             3   1   1   2       2   1       2   0
Boone c                3   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
  Thurman pr           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Macfarlane c         1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pecota 2b              2   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
  White ph,2b          2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Wellman ss             3   0   3   2       0   0       0   0
  Tabler ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stillwell ss         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bannister p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Saberhagen p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Montgomery p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gordon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gleaton p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                37   8  12   8       5   5      24   7
BATTING - 
2B: Jackson (4,off Stieb); Pecota (1,off Wells).
SF: Wilson (1,off Castillo).
HBP: Boone (1,by Castillo).
IBB: Pecota (1,by Stieb).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pecota (1,3rd base off Wells/Borders); Wellman (1,2nd base off Wells/Borders);
Brett (7,2nd base off Wells/Borders).
Toronto Blue Jays     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moseby cf              3   1   0   0       2   1       2   0
Gruber 3b              6   4   4   6       0   0       0   1
Borders c              6   1   2   2       0   1       6   0
Bell lf                5   2   3   2       1   0       1   0
  Ducey lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGriff 1b             4   1   2   2       2   1      10   1
Barfield rf            5   1   2   3       0   1       3   0
Brenly dh              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mulliniks ph,dh      3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Lee ss                 5   2   2   0       0   2       2   5
Lawless 2b             2   3   1   0       3   0       2   3
Stieb p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wells p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Castillo p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                40  15  17  15       9   7      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Bell 2 (5,off Bannister,off Saberhagen); McGriff 2 (4,off Bannister 2);
Gruber (1,off Bannister); Borders 2 (3,off Bannister,off Gordon).
3B: Gruber (1,off Gordon).
HR: Gruber (3,1st inning off Bannister 0 on, 1 out); Barfield (4,4th inning
off Saberhagen 2 on, 2 out).
SH: Moseby (1,off Bannister).
IBB: Mulliniks (1,by Montgomery).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moseby (2,2nd base off Montgomery/Boone); Bell (1,2nd base off Montgomery/Boone);
Lawless (2,2nd base off Gordon/Macfarlane).
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bannister              1.2   9   6   6   0   1   1
Saberhagen L(1-1)      2.1   3   3   3   2   2   1
Montgomery             2     0   0   0   3   2   0
Gordon                 1     2   3   3   3   2   0
Gleaton                1     3   3   3   1   0   0
Totals                 8    17  15  15   9   7   2
Toronto Blue Jays     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Stieb                  0.1   4   6   6   3   0   0
Wells W(1-0)           4     6   2   2   1   3   0
Castillo SV(1)         4.2   2   0   0   1   2   0
Totals                 9    12   8   8   5   5   0
WP: Castillo (1).
HBP: Castillo (1,Boone).
IBB: Montgomery (1,Mulliniks); Stieb (1,Pecota).
Umpires: Dan Morrison, Tim Welke, Jim Evans, John Shulock
Time of Game: 3:38   Attendance: 35210
Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Wilson              cf        Moseby              cf
2. Seitzer             3b        Gruber              3b
3. Brett               1b        Borders             c
4. Tartabull           rf        Bell                lf
5. Buckner             dh        McGriff             1b
6. Jackson             lf        Barfield            rf
7. Boone               c         Brenly              dh
8. Pecota              2b        Lee                 ss
9. Wellman             ss        Lawless             2b
   Bannister           p         Stieb               p

ROYALS 1ST: Wilson singled to right; Seitzer walked [Wilson to
second]; Brett singled to center [Wilson scored, Seitzer to
second]; Tartabull walked [Seitzer to third, Brett to second];
Buckner singled to right [Seitzer scored, Brett to third,
Tartabull to second]; Jackson doubled to center [Brett scored,
Tartabull scored, Buckner to third]; Boone popped to catcher;
Pecota was walked intentionally; WELLS REPLACED STIEB
(PITCHING); Wellman singled to center [Buckner scored, Jackson
scored, Pecota to second]; Pecota stole third and Wellman stole
second; Wilson struck out; Seitzer struck out; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Royals 6, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Moseby struck out; Gruber homered; Borders flied
to left; Bell doubled to center; McGriff doubled to left [Bell
scored]; Barfield singled to third; Brenly popped to third; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 6, Blue Jays 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Brett singled to right; Tartabull popped to center;
Brett stole second; Buckner singled to left [Brett to third];
Jackson walked [Buckner to second]; Boone grounded out (second
to first) [Brett scored, Buckner to third, Jackson to second];
Pecota lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 7, Blue
Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Lee singled to right; Lawless singled to right
[Lee to second]; Moseby out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Lee to third, Lawless to second]; Gruber doubled to left
[Lee scored, Lawless scored]; Borders doubled to center [Gruber
scored]; Bell grounded out (third to first) [Borders to third];
McGriff doubled to center [Borders scored]; SABERHAGEN REPLACED
BANNISTER (PITCHING); Barfield grounded out (third to first); 4
R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Blue Jays 6.

ROYALS 3RD: Wellman singled to center; Wilson struck out;
Seitzer grounded out (second to first) [Wellman to second];
Brett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 7, Blue Jays 6.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: MULLINIKS BATTED FOR BRENLY; Mulliniks grounded
out (second to first); Lee struck out; Lawless walked; Moseby
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Blue Jays 6.

ROYALS 4TH: Tartabull popped to first; Buckner grounded out
(first to pitcher); Jackson lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Royals 7, Blue Jays 6.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Gruber grounded out (pitcher to first); Borders
struck out; Bell doubled to left; McGriff walked; Barfield
homered [Bell scored, McGriff scored]; Mulliniks singled to
center; Lee flied to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Blue
Jays 9.

ROYALS 5TH: Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); Pecota
doubled to left; Wellman singled to right [Pecota to third];
CASTILLO REPLACED WELLS (PITCHING); Wilson out on a sacrifice
fly to center [Pecota scored]; Seitzer flied to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 9.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: MONTGOMERY REPLACED SABERHAGEN (PITCHING);
Lawless flied to center; Moseby walked; Moseby stole second;
Gruber lined to center; Borders popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 9.

ROYALS 6TH: Brett singled to center; Tartabull popped to first;
Buckner grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Brett
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 9.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bell walked; McGriff struck out while Bell stole
second; Barfield popped to second; Mulliniks was walked
intentionally; Lee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 8,
Blue Jays 9.

ROYALS 7TH: Jackson struck out; Boone was hit by a pitch;
THURMAN RAN FOR BOONE; WHITE BATTED FOR PECOTA; White grounded
out (third to first) [Thurman to second]; TABLER BATTED FOR
WELLMAN; Tabler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8,
Blue Jays 9.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: MACFARLANE REPLACED THURMAN (PLAYING C ); WHITE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); STILLWELL REPLACED TABLER (PLAYING
SS); GORDON REPLACED MONTGOMERY (PITCHING); Lawless walked;
Lawless stole second; Moseby walked; Gruber tripled to right
[Lawless scored, Moseby scored]; Wilson injured on
triple; EISENREICH REPLACED WILSON (PLAYING CF); Borders
doubled to left [Gruber scored]; Bell flied to right; McGriff
walked; Barfield struck out; Mulliniks struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 12.

ROYALS 8TH: Eisenreich grounded out (shortstop to first);
Seitzer grounded out (shortstop to first); Brett popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 12.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: GLEATON REPLACED GORDON (PITCHING); Lee singled
to third; Lawless walked [Lee to second]; Moseby flied to center
[Lee to third]; Gruber singled to center [Lee scored, Lawless to
third]; Borders grounded out (pitcher to first) [Gruber to
second]; Bell singled to left [Lawless scored, Gruber scored,
Bell to second (on throw to home)]; McGriff grounded out (second
to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 15.

ROYALS 9TH: DUCEY REPLACED BELL (PLAYING LF); Tartabull singled
to center; Buckner popped to second; Castillo threw a wild pitch
[Tartabull to second]; Jackson walked; Macfarlane flied to
right; White forced Jackson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 8, Blue Jays 15.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           8  12   0    9
 Blue Jays       15  17   0   11

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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