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OAK
@BAL
0
6
SEA
@BOS
3
6
KCR
@CHW
2
1
MIL
@CLE
8
6
 
(10)
DET
@MIN
2
5
CAL
@NYY
10
7
TOR
@TEX
8
3
TOR
@TEX
5
2
PIT
@ATL
9
4
STL
@CIN
0
4
CHC
@HOU
7
6
 
(13)
MON
@LAD
1
2
PHI
@SDP
5
0
NYM
@SFG
4
7
Friday, June 16, 1978, 7:35PM
, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 18,572, Time of Game: 3:00
Pirates
9
28-31
 Won 2 
4th, 6½ GB
at Braves
4
24-35
 Lost 1 
6th, 14½ GB
W: Bert Blyleven (5-5)
L: Phil Niekro (7-7)
S: Ed Whitson (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  2  3   1  0  0   1  1  0    9 17  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  2  2   0  0  0    4  7  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Taveras SS 6 2 3 0 0 1 6 .276 .313 .346 .659 0.041 0.49 0.061 -0.020 -0.5 2 5 SB,CS
John Milner LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .353 .348 .701 -0.033 0.67 0.011 -0.044 -0.1 0 0
   Omar Moreno CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .205 .324 .274 .598 -0.002 0.26 0.004 -0.006 -0.2 0 0
Dave Parker RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .294 .343 .496 .838 -0.017 0.45 0.032 -0.049 1.0 1 0 HR
Bill Robinson CF-LF 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .255 .305 .399 .704 0.102 0.41 0.115 -0.013 0.7 2 0 2B
Willie Stargell 1B 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .265 .375 .478 .853 -0.025 0.42 0.015 -0.039 0.4 10 0 2B
Rennie Stennett 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .256 .284 .323 .607 0.032 0.57 0.067 -0.034 -0.2 0 1
   Mario Mendoza 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .306 .364 .669 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.6 1 0
Ed Ott C 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .268 .315 .413 .728 0.110 0.31 0.127 -0.017 2.1 11 0 HR,SB
Phil Garner 2B 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .238 .316 .351 .668 0.094 0.36 0.098 -0.003 1.2 0 3 SB,IW
Bert Blyleven P 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 .121 .147 .121 .268 0.096 0.61 0.097 -0.001 1.3 0 0
   Ed Whitson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.21 0.000 -0.011 -0.8 0 1
Team Totals 42 9 17 7 4 8 46 .405 .457 .595 1.052 0.383 0.44 0.627 -0.241 4.5 27 10
2B: B Robinson (11, off P Niekro); W Stargell (8, off R Camp).
HR: E Ott (4, off P Niekro, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); D Parker (10, off R Camp, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: P Garner (3, by R Camp).
TB: E Ott 5; D Parker 5; B Robinson 4; F Taveras 3; B Blyleven 2; W Stargell 2; R Stennett; P Garner; O Moreno; J Milner.
RBI: E Ott 3 (16); D Parker 2 (37); R Stennett (22); B Robinson (24).
2-out RBI: E Ott 3; R Stennett; B Robinson; D Parker.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 6 for 15.
Fielding
PB: E Ott (6).
Baserunning
SB: F Taveras (19, 2nd base off P Niekro/D Murphy); E Ott (1, 2nd base off R Camp/D Murphy); P Garner (10, 2nd base off J Easterly/D Murphy).
CS: F Taveras (11, 2nd base by E Solomon/D Murphy).
Pickoffs: O Moreno (1st base by R Camp).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Royster 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .283 .354 .356 .710 -0.017 0.69 0.044 -0.061 -0.2 0 4
Bob Beall 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 .222 .355 .270 .625 -0.005 0.57 0.032 -0.037 0.9 8 0 HBP
Gary Matthews RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .277 .376 .571 .947 -0.058 0.53 0.010 -0.067 -0.6 1 0
Jeff Burroughs LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .321 .456 .513 .969 -0.011 0.54 0.020 -0.031 -0.7 3 0
Rowland Office CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .230 .277 .294 .571 -0.075 0.57 0.000 -0.075 -1.4 2 0
Dale Murphy C 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .198 .276 .299 .576 -0.027 0.36 0.006 -0.033 -0.5 9 1
Bob Horner 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .333 .500 1.333 1.833 0.061 0.36 0.082 -0.021 1.7 1 1 HR
Darrel Chaney SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .264 .354 .355 .709 -0.008 0.32 0.014 -0.023 -0.4 3 2
Phil Niekro P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .250 .302 .552 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 1
   Craig Skok P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Maddox PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .214 .267 .214 .481 0.014 0.21 0.014 0.000 0.9
   Eddie Solomon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Nolan PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222 .300 .361 .661 0.025 0.86 0.025 0.000 0.2
   Rick Camp P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Cito Gaston PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .186 .213 .186 .400 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Jamie Easterly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .714 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 7 3 6 11 41 .206 .341 .294 .636 -0.117 0.49 0.247 -0.364 -0.5 27 10
HR: B Horner (1, off B Blyleven, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: B Beall (1, by E Whitson).
TB: B Horner 4; D Murphy; B Beall; G Matthews; J Royster; D Chaney; J Maddox.
RBI: B Horner 2 (2); B Beall (4).
2-out RBI: B Horner 2; B Beall.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
PB: D Murphy 2 (6).
E: J Royster (8).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bert Blyleven, W (5-5) 5.2 6 4 3 4 7 1 4.23 27 46 0.012 0.51 -1.4
Ed Whitson, S (2) 3.1 1 0 0 2 4 0 1.69 14 2 0 0.105 0.44 1.9
Team Totals 9 7 4 3 6 11 1 3.00 41 46 2 0 0.117 0.49 0.5

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, L (7-7) 3.1 9 7 6 1 4 1 3.15 20 19 -0.346 0.79 -5.2
Craig Skok 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 7 2 1 0.002 0.14 0.7
Eddie Solomon 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.54 3 0 0 0.009 0.14 0.5
Rick Camp 2 5 2 2 2 0 1 5.11 12 0 0 -0.049 0.25 -1.0
Jamie Easterly 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.51 4 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 17 9 8 4 8 2 8.00 46 19 2 1 -0.382 0.44 -4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Whitson (1; B Beall).
IBB: R Camp (5; P Garner).
Pickoffs: R Camp (1; O Moreno, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 3:00.
Attendance: 18,572.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Atlanta Braves
1 Frank Taveras SS 1 Jerry Royster 2B
2 John Milner LF 2 Bob Beall 1B
3 Dave Parker RF 3 Gary Matthews RF
4 Bill Robinson CF 4 Jeff Burroughs LF
5 Willie Stargell 1B 5 Rowland Office CF
6 Rennie Stennett 3B 6 Dale Murphy C
7 Ed Ott C 7 Bob Horner 3B
8 Phil Garner 2B 8 Darrel Chaney SS
9 Bert Blyleven P 9 Phil Niekro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 -2- R PIT B. Robinson P. Niekro 10% 58% Double to LF; Taveras Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-3 R PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro 8% 69% Passed Ball; Garner Scores; Blyleven to 2B
t3 4-0 2 -2- RR PIT E. Ott P. Niekro 8% 93% Home Run; Stennett Scores
b6 2-7 2 1-- RR ATL B. Horner B. Blyleven -7% 89% Home Run; Murphy Scores
t2 2-0 2 -23 R PIT J. Milner P. Niekro 7% 78% Passed Ball; Blyleven Scores/unER; Taveras to 3B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT J. Milner P. Niekro -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Taveras to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O PIT D. Parker P. Niekro -3% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- R PIT B. Robinson P. Niekro 10% 58% Double to LF; Taveras Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro -3% 55% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- ATL J. Royster B. Blyleven -4% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- O ATL B. Beall B. Blyleven 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Royster to 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- O ATL G. Matthews B. Blyleven 4% 57% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 -2- ATL J. Burroughs B. Blyleven -1% 56% Walk
b1 0-1 2 12- O ATL R. Office B. Blyleven 4% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro -2% 58% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 --- O PIT E. Ott P. Niekro -1% 57% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- PIT P. Garner P. Niekro 1% 58% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-- PIT B. Blyleven P. Niekro 2% 61% Single to LF; Garner to 3B
t2 1-0 2 1-3 R PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro 8% 69% Passed Ball; Garner Scores; Blyleven to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro 1% 70% Single to SS; Blyleven to 3B
t2 2-0 2 1-3 PIT J. Milner P. Niekro 1% 71% Taveras Steals 2B
t2 2-0 2 -23 R PIT J. Milner P. Niekro 7% 78% Passed Ball; Blyleven Scores/unER; Taveras to 3B
t2 3-0 2 --3 O PIT J. Milner P. Niekro -2% 75% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 6-7-8
b2 0-3 0 --- O ATL D. Murphy B. Blyleven 2% 77% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-3 1 --- O ATL B. Horner B. Blyleven 1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- O ATL D. Chaney B. Blyleven 1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O PIT D. Parker P. Niekro -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 3-0 1 --- PIT B. Robinson P. Niekro 1% 80% Single to LF
t3 3-0 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Robinson to 2B
t3 3-0 2 -2- R PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro 7% 86% Single to 2B; Robinson Scores; Stennett to 2B/Adv on E4
t3 4-0 2 -2- RR PIT E. Ott P. Niekro 8% 93% Home Run; Stennett Scores
t3 6-0 2 --- O PIT P. Garner P. Niekro -0% 93% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 9-1-2
b3 0-6 0 --- O ATL P. Niekro B. Blyleven 1% 94% Popfly: SS
b3 0-6 1 --- O ATL J. Royster B. Blyleven 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-6 2 --- ATL B. Beall B. Blyleven -1% 94% Walk
b3 0-6 2 1-- O ATL G. Matthews B. Blyleven 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
t4 6-0 0 --- PIT B. Blyleven P. Niekro 1% 96% Single to LF
t4 6-0 0 1-- O PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro -1% 95% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 6-0 1 1-- PIT J. Milner P. Niekro 1% 96% Single to CF; Taveras to 3B
Craig Skok replaces Phil Niekro pitching and batting 9th
t4 6-0 1 1-3 R PIT D. Parker C. Skok 1% 98% Single to LF; Taveras Scores; Milner to 2B
t4 7-0 1 12- O PIT B. Robinson C. Skok -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
t4 7-0 2 12- PIT W. Stargell C. Skok 0% 97% Walk; Milner to 3B; Parker to 2B
t4 7-0 2 123 O PIT R. Stennett C. Skok -1% 97% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b4 0-7 0 --- O ATL J. Burroughs B. Blyleven 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-7 1 --- O ATL R. Office B. Blyleven 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-7 2 --- O ATL D. Murphy B. Blyleven 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-0, Braves' Craig Skok facing 7-8-9
t5 7-0 0 --- O PIT E. Ott C. Skok -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t5 7-0 1 --- O PIT P. Garner C. Skok -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 7-0 2 --- O PIT B. Blyleven C. Skok -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 7-8-9
b5 0-7 0 --- O ATL B. Horner B. Blyleven 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-7 1 --- O ATL D. Chaney B. Blyleven 0% 98% Strikeout
Jerry Maddox pinch hits for Craig Skok (P) batting 9th
b5 0-7 2 --- ATL J. Maddox B. Blyleven -0% 98% Single to RF
b5 0-7 2 1-- ATL J. Royster B. Blyleven -1% 98% Single to CF; Maddox to 3B
b5 0-7 2 1-3 R ATL B. Beall B. Blyleven -1% 97% Passed Ball; Maddox Scores; Royster to 2B
b5 1-7 2 -2- R ATL B. Beall B. Blyleven -2% 94% Single to LF; Royster Scores/unER
b5 2-7 2 1-- O ATL G. Matthews B. Blyleven 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Braves' Eddie Solomon facing 1-2-3
Eddie Solomon replaces Jerry Maddox (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-2 0 --- PIT F. Taveras E. Solomon 1% 96% Single to LF
t6 7-2 0 1-- O PIT J. Milner E. Solomon -1% 95% Taveras Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 7-2 1 --- O PIT J. Milner E. Solomon -0% 95% Flyball: RF
t6 7-2 2 --- O PIT D. Parker E. Solomon -0% 95% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bert Blyleven facing 4-5-6
b6 2-7 0 --- O ATL J. Burroughs B. Blyleven 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-7 1 --- O ATL R. Office B. Blyleven 1% 97% Popfly: SS
b6 2-7 2 --- ATL D. Murphy B. Blyleven -1% 96% Single to LF
b6 2-7 2 1-- RR ATL B. Horner B. Blyleven -7% 89% Home Run; Murphy Scores
b6 4-7 2 --- ATL D. Chaney B. Blyleven -1% 87% Single to CF
Joe Nolan pinch hits for Eddie Solomon (P) batting 9th
b6 4-7 2 1-- ATL J. Nolan B. Blyleven -3% 85% Walk; Chaney to 2B
Ed Whitson replaces Bert Blyleven pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-7 2 12- O ATL J. Royster E. Whitson 5% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-4, Braves' Rick Camp facing 4-5-6
Rick Camp replaces Joe Nolan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-4 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson R. Camp -1% 89% Flyball: LF
t7 7-4 1 --- PIT W. Stargell R. Camp 1% 90% Walk
t7 7-4 1 1-- O PIT R. Stennett R. Camp -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stargell to 2B
t7 7-4 2 -2- R PIT E. Ott R. Camp 5% 94% Single to RF; Stargell Scores
t7 8-4 2 1-- PIT P. Garner R. Camp 0% 94% Ott Steals 2B
t7 8-4 2 -2- PIT P. Garner R. Camp 0% 94% Intentional Walk
t7 8-4 2 12- O PIT E. Whitson R. Camp -1% 93% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 4-8, Pirates' Ed Whitson facing 2-3-4
Mario Mendoza replaces Rennie Stennett playing 3B batting 6th
Bill Robinson moves from CF to LF
Omar Moreno replaces John Milner (LF) playing CF batting 2nd
b7 4-8 0 --- O ATL B. Beall E. Whitson 2% 95% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-8 1 --- O ATL G. Matthews E. Whitson 1% 96% Flyball: RF
b7 4-8 2 --- ATL J. Burroughs E. Whitson -1% 95% Walk
b7 4-8 2 1-- O ATL R. Office E. Whitson 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Braves 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-4, Braves' Rick Camp facing 1-2-3
t8 8-4 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras R. Camp -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 8-4 1 --- PIT O. Moreno R. Camp 0% 97% Single to 1B
t8 8-4 1 1-- O PIT D. Parker R. Camp -1% 96% Moreno Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t8 8-4 2 --- R PIT D. Parker R. Camp 2% 98% Home Run
t8 9-4 2 --- PIT B. Robinson R. Camp 0% 98% Single to CF
t8 9-4 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell R. Camp 0% 98% Double to LF; Robinson to 3B
t8 9-4 2 -23 O PIT M. Mendoza R. Camp -0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 9, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 4-9, Pirates' Ed Whitson facing 6-7-8
b8 4-9 0 --- O ATL D. Murphy E. Whitson 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-9 1 --- ATL B. Horner E. Whitson -1% 98% Walk
b8 4-9 1 1-- O ATL D. Chaney E. Whitson 1% 99% Strikeout
Cito Gaston pinch hits for Rick Camp (P) batting 9th
b8 4-9 2 1-- O ATL C. Gaston E. Whitson 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 9, Braves 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 9-4, Braves' Jamie Easterly facing 7-8-9
Jamie Easterly replaces Cito Gaston (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-4 0 --- O PIT E. Ott J. Easterly -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 9-4 1 --- PIT P. Garner J. Easterly 0% 99% Single to RF
t9 9-4 1 1-- PIT E. Whitson J. Easterly 0% 99% Garner Steals 2B
t9 9-4 1 -2- O PIT E. Whitson J. Easterly -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 9-4 2 -2- O PIT F. Taveras J. Easterly -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 9, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 4-9, Pirates' Ed Whitson facing 1-2-3
b9 4-9 0 --- O ATL J. Royster E. Whitson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 4-9 1 --- ATL B. Beall E. Whitson -0% 99% Hit By Pitch
b9 4-9 1 1-- ATL G. Matthews E. Whitson -1% 98% Single to LF; Beall to 2B
b9 4-9 1 12- O ATL J. Burroughs E. Whitson 1% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 4-9 2 12- O ATL R. Office E. Whitson 0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 9, Braves 4.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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