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The 1994 Toronto Blue Jays season was the franchise's 18th season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing third in the American League East with a record of 55 wins and 60 losses. Cito Gaston was the manager for the American League squad at the All-Star Game. The Mid-Summer classic was played on July 12 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh. Roberto Alomar and Joe Carter were starters at the event, while Pat Hentgen and Paul Molitor were named as reserves.

1994 Toronto Blue Jays
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record55–60 (.478)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Labatt Breweries,
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
General manager(s)Pat Gillick
Manager(s)Cito Gaston
Local televisionCBC Television
(Brian Williams, Tommy Hutton)
Baton
(Don Chevrier, Tommy Hutton)
The Sports Network
(Jim Hughson, Buck Martinez)
Local radioCJCL (AM)
(Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek)
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The season was cut short by the infamous 1994 player's strike, technically leaving the Blue Jays as the reigning World Champions.

Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • November 5, 1993: Jack Morris was released by the Toronto Blue Jays.[1]
  • November 8, 1993: Danny Cox was signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Blue Jays.[2]
  • November 15, 1993: Randy St. Claire was signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Blue Jays.[3]
  • December 21, 1993: Greg Cadaret was signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Blue Jays.[4]
  • March 29, 1994: Mike Huff was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Toronto Blue Jays for Domingo Martínez.[5]

Regular seasonEdit

The Blue Jays scored 566 runs (4.92 per game) and allowed 579 runs (5.04 per game) through 115 games by Friday, August, 12. After slumping to a 33-46 record on Sunday, July 3, Toronto went 22-14 before the Players' Strike ended the season prematurely.[6]

  • July 14, 1994: Joe Carter wore a jersey with the "n" and second "t" in "Toronto" reversed for six innings during a game against the Texas Rangers.[7]

Opening Day StartersEdit



Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 70 43 0.619 33–24 37–19
Baltimore Orioles 63 49 0.562 28–27 35–22
Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 0.478 16 33–26 22–34
Boston Red Sox 54 61 0.470 17 31–33 23–28
Detroit Tigers 53 62 0.461 18 34–24 19–38
Division leaders W L Pct.
New York Yankees 70 43 0.619
Chicago White Sox 67 46 0.593
Texas Rangers 52 62 0.456
W L Pct.
Cleveland Indians 66 47 0.584
Baltimore Orioles 63 49 0.562
Kansas City Royals 64 51 0.557
Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 0.478
Boston Red Sox 54 61 0.470
Minnesota Twins 53 60 0.469
Detroit Tigers 53 62 0.461
Milwaukee Brewers 53 62 0.461
Oakland Athletics 51 63 0.447
Seattle Mariners 49 63 0.438
California Angels 47 68 0.409

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1994 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 4–2 8–4 2–4 4–6 3–4 4–1 7–3 4–5 4–6 7–5 4–6 3–3 7–2
Boston 2–4 7–5 2–4 3–7 4–2 4–2 5–5 1–8 3–7 9–3 6–6 1–5 7–3
California 4–8 5–7 5–5 0–5 3–4 6–4 3–3 3–3 4–8 3–6 2–7 6–4 3–4
Chicago 4–2 4–2 5–5 7–5 8–4 3–7 9–3 2–4 4–2 6–3 9–1 4–5 2–3
Cleveland 6–4 7–3 5–0 5–7 8–2 1–4 5–2 9–3 0–9 6–0 3–2 5–7 6–4
Detroit 4–3 2–4 4–3 4–8 2–8 4–8 6–4 3–3 3–3 5–4 6–3 5–7 5–4
Kansas City 1–4 2–4 4–6 7–3 4–1 8–4 5–7 6–4 4–2 7–3 6–4 4–3 6–6
Milwaukee 3–7 5–5 3–3 3–9 2–5 4–6 7–5 6–6 2–7 4–1 4–2 3–3 7–3
Minnesota 5–4 8–1 3–3 4–2 3–9 3–3 4–6 6–6 4–5 2–5 3–3 4–5 4–8
New York 6–4 7–3 8–4 2–4 9–0 3–3 2–4 7–2 5–4 7–5 8–4 3–2 3–4
Oakland 5–7 3–9 6–3 3–6 0–6 4–5 3–7 1–4 5–2 5–7 4–3 7–3 5–1
Seattle 4–6 6–6 7–2 1–9 2–3 3–6 4–6 2–4 3–3 4–8 3–4 9–1 1–5
Texas 3–3 5–1 4–6 5–4 7–5 7–5 3–4 3–3 5–4 2–3 3–7 1–9 4–8
Toronto 2–7 3–7 4–3 3–2 4–6 4–5 6–6 3–7 8–4 4–3 1–5 5–1 8–4


TransactionsEdit

  • May 13, 1994: Dave Righetti signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • June 9, 1994: Greg Cadaret was released by the Toronto Blue Jays.[4]

RosterEdit

1994 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

1994 Game Log

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Pat Borders 85 295 73 .247 3 26
1B John Olerud 108 384 114 .297 12 67
2B Roberto Alomar 107 392 120 .306 8 38
3B Ed Sprague 109 405 97 .240 11 44
SS Dick Schofield 95 325 83 .255 4 32
RF Joe Carter 111 435 118 .271 27 103
CF Devon White 100 403 109 .270 13 49
LF Mike Huff 80 207 63 .304 3 25
DH Paul Molitor 115 454 155 .341 14 75

Other battersEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Darnell Coles 48 143 30 .210 4 15
Carlos Delgado 43 130 28 .215 9 24
Randy Knorr 40 124 30 .242 7 19
Rob Butler 41 74 13 .176 0 5
Alex Gonzalez 15 53 8 .151 0 1
Shawn Green 14 33 3 .091 0 1

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honorsEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jack Morris Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/c/coxda01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/s/st.clra01.shtml
  4. ^ a b https://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cadargr01.shtml
  5. ^ Mike Huff Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/TOR/1994-schedule-scores.shtml
  7. ^ "MLB's Misspelled Uniforms". sikids.com. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved June 28, 2010.
  8. ^ Blue Jays All-Stars | bluejays.com: History
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External linksEdit

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Succeeded by
1995 Toronto Blue Jays season