|World Series Champs 1992 & 1993|
|1992 ALCS- Toronto 4, Oakland 2
Oakland 4, Toronto 3
Oakland used their power to beat Toronto. Mark McGwire and Terry Steinbach blast back-to-back home runs in the second inning off of Jack Morris for a very early 3-0 lead. The Blue Jays came back when Pat Borders and Dave Winfield each hit solo home runs off of Dave Stewart. The Jays tied the game in the 8th inning when John Olerud hit a 2 out single, but Harold Bains hit a solo homer in the 9th and allowed Denis Eckersley the save.
Toronto 3, Oakland 1
David Cone struck out six and held the Oakland score at 1 throughout 8 innings. Tom Henke finished with his first post season save. Kelly Gruber provided the offence for the Jays, hitting a two run homer in the 5th inning.
Toronto 7, Oakland 5
For the first time since 1985 the Jays won back-to-back post season games.Both Roberto Alomar and Candy Maldonado hit solo home runs and Juan Guzman wins his second consecutive LCS start. Tom Henke finished with his second save.
Toronto 7, Oakland 6, 11 innings
Oakland lead 6-1 in the 8th inning. The Athletics had beat Jack Morris with a 5 run 3rd inning. Toronto got back into the game by scoring four times on five consecutive hits, and the opened the 9th inning with a single by Devon White, who stole his way to third after the ball was misplayed. Alomar then hit a two run homer to force extra innings. In the 11th inning the Jays win off of Pat Borders' sac fly.
Oakland 6, Toronto 2
Dave Stewart brings the Jays winning streak to an end with a 7 hitter. Ruban Sierra homered and drove in 3 of those runs.
Toronto 9, Oakland 2
Joe Carter hit a two run homer in the 1st inning, and Candy Maldonado followed with a three run homer in the 3rd inning. Juan Guzman wins his second game and allows only 5 hits in 7 innings.
1992 World Series- Toronto 4, Atlanta 2
Atlanta-Fultan County Stadium
Atlanta 3, Toronto 1
Damon Barryhill hit a three run homer off of Jack Morris, the homer takes Tom Glavin to a 6th inning lead. Joe Carter hit a solo shot in the 4th inning, one of four hits off of Glavin. Morris walked David Justice, Sid Bream singles and one out later Barryhill homered.
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
The Braves put the crowd in a festive mood, taking four runs in favour of David Wells in the 5th inning. David Cone tried to help with two hits and an RBI, while 5 Toronto pitcher combined to hold Atlanta to five hits. The Jays trailed 4-3 in the 9th, but the ninth pinch-hitter Derek Bell drew a walk, then Ed Sprague (pinch-hitting as well) silenced the tomahawk chopping crowd with a two run homer.
Toronto 3, Atlanta 2
Roberto Alomar opens with a single, then he steals second forcing the Braves to walk Carter, Winfield sacrifices, when Mike Stanton enters to face John Olerud, Ed Sprague pinch-hits and he too is intentionally walked to load the bases. Candy Maldonado singles. Devon White keeps the Braves from scoring with an amazing catch in the 4th inning, it was such an amazing catch that the Jays almost got a triple play. Joe Carter then gives the Jays the lead with a solo homer in the 4th. In the 8th Otis Nixon scores on a Kelly Gruber error, but then at his next up to bat, Kelly in a record slump (0-23) hits a homer off of Steve Avery.
In the first World Series game played outside of the U.S.A., Toronto rallies for a 9th inning victory for the second night in a row.
Toronto 2, Atlanta 1
Tom Glavin gives up six hits to the Jays, while Jimmy Key holds the Braves scoreless right into the 8th inning. In that inning Ron Gant snaps an 0-17 slump with a double. Brian Hunter singles him to third. Gant scores when Mark Lemke ground out. Tom Henke gets the save for the Jays, who got a 3rd inning home run from Pat Borders and a 7th inning RBI from Devon White.
Atlanta 7, Toronto 2
In the 5th inning, Otis Nixon singles and steals second, Deion Sanders' RBI single preceeds a Terry Pendleton doubld, David Justice is walked intentionally to load the bases and then makes way for Lonnie Smith's winning grand slam.
Pat Borders drove in both Toronto runs.
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.
Toronto 4, Atlanta 3, 11 innings
Two years in a row Atlanta loses game six in 11 innings. With one out in the 11th inning, Charlie Leibrandt hits Devon White, the Alomar singles, one out later Dave Winfield hits a two out double down the left field line.
The Toronto Blue Jays become the first Canadian World Series Champions when Otis Nixon, who tied the game in the 9th with a two out single, bunts back to Mike Timlin for the game's final out.
|1992 Blue Jays Roster
Cito Gaston - Manager Tom Quinlin-Infielder Mark Eichhorn-Pitcher
Roberto Alomar-Infielder Ed Sprague-Infielder Alfredo Griffin-Infielder
Derek Bell-Outfielder Dave Stieb-Pitcher Rance Mulliniks-Infielder
Pat Borders-Catcher Todd Stottlemyre-Pitcher Kelly Gruber-Infielder
Pat Hentgen-Pitcher Devon White-Outfielder John Olerud-Infielder
Jimmy Key-Pitcher Dave Winfield-Outfielder Pat Tabler-Infielder
Randy Knorr-Catcher Joe Carter-Outfield Juan Guzman-Pitcher
Manny Lee-Infielder Candy Maldonado-Outfielder Tom Henke-Pitcher
Mike Maksudian-Catcher David Cone-Pitcher Jack Morris-Pitcher
Mike Timlin Duan Ward-Pitcher David Wells-Pitcher
|1993 ALCS -Toronto 4, Chicago 2
Toronto 7, Chicago 3
Juan Guzman, walked eight and threw three wild pitches in six innings, but he strands 11 runners and then leaves the game with a 5-3 lead. Toronto reliever, Duane Ward also struggled, he walked the first 2 batters he faced, before striking out the side. The Blue Jays offence came out swinging, togeather they had 17 hits. Both Paul Molitor and Ed Sprague got 4 hits and John Olerud's double gave the Jays a 4-3 lead.
Toronto 3, Chicago 1
A two out third inning rally snaps a 1-1 tie as Toronto takes a 2-0 series lead. Errors by Dan Pasqua and Joey Cora key the uprising. Dave Stewart allows four single in six innings and in the sixth he worked his way out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam. Al Leiter then tosses two shutout innings and Duane Ward finishes with the save.
Chicago 6, Toronto 1
Chicago sent 10 men to the plate in the a 5-run third innning. Ellis Burks and Lance Johnson both deliver two-run singles in that inning. Wilson Alverez pitched a seven-hitter for his first ALCS victory. Tim Raines goes 4for5.
Chicago 7, Toronto 4
Chicago's light-hitting Lance Johnson powered up, he hit a two-run homer in the second inning off of Todd Stottlemyre -- his first since the 1992 regular season -- and triples in a three-run sixth inning. That rally, which includes Frank Thomas' game-tying solo homer, erases a 3-2 deficit.
Toronto 5, Chicago 3
So far the team scoring first won each game, and with Toronto starter Juan Guzman pitching a perfect game until Ellis Burks' solo home run in the fifth inning, the Jays lead 5-1 entering the ninth. They scored once in the first four innings. Reliever Duane Ward rebounds from Tim Raines' leadoff single by striking out Joey Cora and Frank Thomas. But Robin Ventura homers and another White Sox reached to bring power-hitting Bo Jackson to the plate as the tying run. Ward fans him off.
Toronto 6, Chicago 3
Dave Stewart keeps his streak in tack. He wins his eight consecutive post-season start, allowing four hits and two runs in 7.1 innings. Duane Ward finishes for his second save. Toronto widens its 3-2 lead with a three-run ninth. Devon White homers off Scott Radinsky for the first run and Paul Molitor's triple keys the other two as the Blue Jays make thier second consecutive World Series appearance.
1993 World Series-Toronto 4, Phillie 2
Toronto 8, Philadelphia 5
For the first time in history, the World Series opens on Canadian soil. And the defending champion Blue Jays take appropriate action. Overcoming Darren Daulton's two-run single in the first inning, Toronto used four singles in the second to tie the game. The teams trade runs until John Olerud homers off Curt Shilling's first pitch in the sixth for a 5-4 lead. Four consecutive eight inning hits produce three more runs to help ensure reliever Al Leiter gets the victory.
Philadelphia 6, Toronto 4
Philadelphia erupts for five runs in the third, three on Jim Eisenreich's homer. Toronto would cut into the lead with Joe Carter's two-run homer, but could muster little against the Philadelphia bullpen. Starter Terry Mulholland leaves in the sixth and Roger Mason and Mitch Williams finish.
Toronto 10, Philadelphia 3
Toronto starts early and finishes strong. The Jays pop Philadelphia starter Danny Jackson with a three-run first. Paul Molitor's two-run triples and Joe Carter's sac fly ignite the rout. Molitor homers in the third to support Pat Hentgen, who allows one run in six innings. The Blue Jays add three more runs in the seventh as Roberto Alomar collects his fourth hit, he also stole two bases.
Toronto 15, Philadephia 14
In the highest scoring game in series history, Toronto overcomes a 14-9 deficit with the highest scoring eight inning in series history. The Jays score six times in the inning, Devon White's two-out triple ties it and Rickey Henderson's single provides the lead. Tony Fernandez finishes with five RBI. White had four.
Records set in game:
*Most at bats-both clubs (85)
*Most players scoring at least one run (16)
*Most rund scored in the 8th inning-Toronto (6)
*Most combined hits (32)
Philadelphia 2, Toronto 0
Curt Shilling throws a shutout with six strikouts. He gets single runs in the first and second and runs into only one jam, coming out unharmed in the eighth. He allows only five hits, all singles. Juan Guzman loses the game. Lenny Dystkra scores on John Kruk's groundout. He surrenders another in the second on a pair of doubles by Darren Daulton and Kevin Stocker.
Toronto 8, Philadelphia 6
The Jays took and early lead, scoring three times in the first innins off of Terry Mulholland. That made it 5-1 after five innings, but Lenny Dykstra clubbed a three-run homer off Dave Stewart in the seventh inning. Danny Cox relieved and surrendered two more runs to give Philadelphia the lead. With one swing in the ninth inning, Joe Carter turns defeat into Toronto's second World Series Championship. With one out, he hits a 2-2 pitch from Mitch Williams to turn a 6-5 deficit into a 8-6 World Series victory.
|1993 Blue Jays Roster
Cito Gaston-Manager Dick Schofield-Infielder Scott Brow-Pitcher
Roberto Alomar-Infielder Ed Sprage-Infielder Tony Castillo-Pitcher
Darnell Coles-Infielder Rob Butler-Outfielder Danny Cox-Pitcher
Tony Fernandez-Infielder Willie Canate-Outfielder Mark Eichhorn-Picher
Alfredo Griffin-Infielder Ricky Henderson-Outfielder Juan Guzman-Pitcher
Paul Molitor-Infielder Turner Ward-Outfielder Pat Hentgen-Pitcher
John Olerud-Infielder Devon White-Outfielder Al Leiter-Pitcher
Pat Borders- Catcher Randy Knorr-Catcher Jack Morris-Pitcher
Dave Stewart-Pitcher Todd Stottlemyre-Pitcher Mike Timlin-Pitcher
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