Epic Games in Blue Jays History: Overcoming a 10 Run Deficit

On Sunday, June 4, 1989 the Toronto Blue Jays staged one of the biggest comebacks in baseball history.  It was the 3rd game of a 3 game set for the Jays at Fenway and they were looking to sweep this critical series.  Down 10-0 after 6, the Jays scratched back to score 11 in the final 3 innings to send the game to extras.  Junior Felix was the hero, hitting a 2 run shot in the top of the 12th.  Duane Ward pitched the final 3 innings for the win.  That’s just the Coles Notes version – for the real deal, watch and listen to the sultry tones of Tom Cheek recapping the game below.

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  • I have to hand it to Cito. He left in all of the starters and they eventually got to the Sox pen.

  • Good point. But whether that was by design or not is anyone’s guess…