Sunday, June 21, 2009

1977 - June 5, TORONTO 12 @ OAKLAND 3

Dave McKay had 4 hits and 3 RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays out scored the Oakland Athletics 12 to 3.

McKay provided the offensive punch. He cracked a two-run shot (his 3rd of the season) in the 2nd inning, delivered a base-hit which scored a run in the 7th inning, laced a one-base hit in the 8th inning and lined a single in the 9th inning. Toronto lit up the scoreboard in the 8th inning with 5 runs on 6 hits. Oakland was out-hit by Toronto, 20 hits to 12.

The victory was credited to Jerry Garvin(6-2) who went 7 innings, allowing 2 runs. Vida Blue(5-6) took the loss. He was unable to control the Toronto offense and allowed 14 hits and 4 walks in 7 innings.

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