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1989 Toronto Blue Jays


89 - 73

(1st place in the AL East)

1988 / 1990 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 731 / 703 (+28)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 651 / 706 (+55)

Pythagorean Record: 90 - 72 (-1)

Home Record: 46 - 35 (.568) +1.4 wins
Away Record: 43 - 38 (.531) +6.6 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Exhibition Stadium /Skydome

Attendance: 3,375,883 Avg Att: 41,678 (1.58)
Att Rank: 1 / 14 Lg Avg: 26,345
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 1.07 R/L HR: 1.14 / 0.99

Notes:


• East Division Champions
• Lost to Oakland Athletics in the ALCS


Retroactive Top Prospects

(As of March 1, 1989)


Bats:


Throws:



Glossary
# Pos Acquired Via Date
1
1B 16
44.3
62.1
-6.0
0.0
-11.8
0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Oct 9, 1988
2
SP 20
32.7
-0.4
-0.0
32.9
0.2
0.2
-0.3
3.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
3
SP 22
30.9
3.0
-0.0
27.7
0.2
0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 1, 1988
4
SP 22
24.6
-0.3
0.0
24.6
0.2
3.2
5.6
3.4
Trade
Sep 22, 1987
5
RP 22
19.6
-0.4
0.0
19.2
0.8
1.8
0.0
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
6
RF 22
14.0
13.0
4.5
-0.0
-3.5
0.4
1.5
1.8
0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jan 14, 1986
7
RF 20
13.0
18.0
-1.7
-0.1
-3.2
-0.1
0.8
-0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
8
RP 19
10.9
-0.0
0.0
10.9
0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 1, 1988
9
RF 23
9.7
17.6
-3.4
0.0
-4.6
0.0
-0.1
0.6
0.8
0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
10
C 22
7.4
2.5
0.7
0.0
4.2
-0.5
0.5
0.9
-0.1
-0.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
11
RP 26
6.5
-0.2
0.0
6.3
0.4
-0.8
0.3
0.4
1.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Feb 16, 1983
12
RF 21
6.0
9.0
-2.1
0.0
-0.9
2.5
1.9
0.1
1.1
-1.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 15, 1985
13
RP 21
5.6
-0.1
0.0
5.3
0.3
1.4
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 26, 1988
14
3B 21
5.3
8.5
-4.1
0.0
0.9
-0.1
0.1
1.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 1, 1988
15
2B 24
4.2
-0.3
2.3
0.0
2.3
0.1
0.7
1.8
-0.5
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 3, 1986
16
CF 21
3.5
2.6
1.1
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
1.8
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
17
LF 23
3.3
3.0
1.9
0.0
-1.5
-0.2
0.5
0.2
-1.1
0.7
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 16, 1984
18
RP 23
2.6
-0.4
0.0
2.7
0.3
-0.4
-0.0
-0.4
2.0
1.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
19
SP 23
2.5
-1.1
0.0
3.4
0.1
0.5
-0.4
-1.2
0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
20
RP 24
2.3
0.1
0.0
2.2
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
21
RP 23
1.3
0.0
0.0
1.2
0.1
0.2
1.1
0.2
-0.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
22
RP 21
1.1
-0.0
0.0
1.0
0.1
0.2
0.9
-0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 26, 1984
23
RP 24
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
0.3
0.1
0.2
Returned to Original Tm after Draft
Apr 6, 1987
24
1B 22
0.5
1.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.2
0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 17, 1985
25
1B 21
0.3
0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.1
0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 23, 1984
26
RP 26
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
27
SP 24
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
28
RP 22
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
29
RP 23
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
30
C 24
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
31
2B 22
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 1, 1985
32
RF 22
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
33
3B 23
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 1, 1988
34
SP 20
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
-0.5
1.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 18, 1987
35
C 20
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 1, 1988
36
2B 23
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
37
RF 22
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
38
3B 20
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
39
- 23
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 31, 1983
40
DH 19
-0.4
-0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.5
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jul 30, 1987
41
- 22
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
-0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
42
SP 24
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.6
0.1
-0.8
-0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
43
RP 22
-1.0
0.2
0.0
-1.2
0.0
-0.2
0.2
-0.5
-0.2
0.3
Draft (Minor League)
Dec 6, 1988
44
RF 20
-1.2
5.6
-4.3
0.0
-2.5
-0.8
0.3
1.4
-1.9
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 31, 1985
45
2B 20
-1.4
-1.4
-1.3
0.0
1.3
-0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 4, 1987
46
C 20
-1.6
-1.1
-1.6
0.0
1.2
0.0
0.1
0.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James