Twins win ALCS in extra innings

Minnesota wins the Strat ALCS in five games as this one went into extra innings.

Mike Smithson struck out 11 batters as the Minnesota Twins outscored the
Toronto Blue Jays in 15 innings 4 to 3.

Both teams had scored 2 runs after nine full innings. Minnesota won the hard
fought contest in the 15th inning. Dave Engle slapped a one-base hit. Gary
Gaetti stepped into the batter’s box and he ripped a base-hit. Ron
Washington then grounded into a double play. Kirby Puckett stepped in and he
laced a base-knock making Minnesota the winners and sending the 50,404 fans
home happy. Minnesota finished with 11 hits in the victory.

Len Whitehouse(2-0) was the winner allowing no runs in 1 inning. Dennis
Lamp(1-1) ended up with the loss in relief. He allowed 3 hits and no walks
in 1 inning.

Wth the win Minnesota now has a record of a division leading 10-4. With this
loss, Toronto has a 4-6 record of late, 7-6 overall.


BOXSCORE: 1984 Toronto Blue Jays At 1984 Minnesota Twins           10/19/1984
 
  Blue Jays          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Twins              AB  R  H RBI AVG
  L.Moseby CF         6  1  1  0 .235     K.Puckett CF        6  0  2  1 .317  
  R.Mulliniks 3B      6  0  0  0 .282     M.Hatcher LF        6  0  1  0 .311  
  C.Johnson DH        6  1  2  1 .200     K.Hrbek 1B          5  0  0  0 .231  
  W.Upshaw 1B         6  0  2  0 .190     T.Teufel 2B         5  0  0  0 .208  
  G.Bell LF           6  0  1  0 .302     D.Brown DH          6  0  0  0 .157  
  J.Barfield RF       6  1  3  1 .293     T.Brunansky RF      6  2  3  1 .273  
  E.Whitt C           4  0  0  0 .212     D.Engle C           6  1  2  1 .232  
  D.Garcia 2B         6  0  0  0 .200     G.Gaetti 3B         6  1  2  0 .241  
  T.Fernandez SS      5  0  1  0 .244     R.Washington SS     5  0  1  1 .288  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      51  3 10  2                 Totals      51  4 11  4
 
 
Blue Jays....... 0 0 0  1 0 1  0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 0  -  3 10  1
Twins........... 0 1 0  0 1 0  0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 1  -  4 11  1
 
Blue Jays (7-6)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
D.Stieb                  10       7   3   2   3   6   1   3.06
D.Alexander               3       1   0   0   0   2   0   5.73
J.Key                     0 2/3   0   0   0   1   0   0   0.00
D.Lamp LOSS(1-1)          1       3   1   1   0   0   0   1.17
Totals                   14 2/3  11   4   3   4   8   1
 
Twins (10-4)             IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
M.Smithson                9 2/3   6   3   2   2  11   1   2.45
P.Filson                  1 1/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   0.00
J.Butcher                 3       4   0   0   0   1   0   2.70
L.Whitehouse WIN(2-0)     1       0   0   0   0   2   0   0.00
Totals                   15      10   3   2   2  15   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 50,404 DATE-  TIME- Night 
UMPIRES- Drew Coble, Mike Reilly, Steve Palermo  , Joe Brinkman
T- 3:29
LEFT ON BASE- Blue Jays: 7  Twins: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Blue Jays: 3  Twins: 2
ERRORS- J.Barfield, K.Hrbek
DOUBLES- T.Brunansky(4th)
HOME RUNS- J.Barfield(3rd), T.Brunansky(3rd)
RBIs- C.Johnson(8th), J.Barfield(5th), K.Puckett(9th), T.Brunansky(6th),
      D.Engle(2nd), R.Washington(9th)
STOLEN BASES- L.Moseby(2nd)
CAUGHT STEALING- T.Fernandez
SACRIFICE HITS- T.Fernandez
WALKS- E.Whitt-2, K.Puckett, K.Hrbek, T.Teufel, R.Washington
HIT BY PITCH- L.Moseby
STRIKE OUTS- L.Moseby-4, R.Mulliniks, C.Johnson-2, W.Upshaw-2, J.Barfield-2,
             E.Whitt, D.Garcia-2, T.Fernandez, M.Hatcher, K.Hrbek, T.Teufel-2,
             D.Brown, T.Brunansky, G.Gaetti, R.Washington
GIDP- E.Whitt, D.Garcia, K.Hrbek, D.Engle, R.Washington
2-out RBI- T.Brunansky, R.Washington, K.Puckett
RLISP 2-out- J.Barfield-2, L.Moseby, T.Brunansky
TEAM RISP- Blue Jays: 2 for 6  Twins: 3 for 6
 



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