Sunday, February 6, 2011

1977 - July 17, GAME 1 - DETROIT 5 @ TORONTO 12

Doug Rader left the yard and had 4 RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the pitiful Detroit Tigers by the score of 12 to 5 at Exhibition Stadium.

The Toronto fans enjoyed the offense provided by Rader. He cleared the fences for a two-run home run in the 3rd inning, doubled which was good for two runs in the 7th inning and laced a single in the 8th inning. Toronto out-hit Detroit for the game, 18 hits to 9.

Jesse Jefferson(4-9) was the winner allowing 1 run in 7 innings. Fernando Arroyo(3-11) suffered the loss. He was unable to control the Toronto offense and allowed 11 hits and 2 walks in 6 and 1/3 innings.

The Toronto ballclub's record now stands at 30-61. With the loss, Detroit has a record of 7-3 lately, 32-58 overall.

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