Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Box Scores > 1985 > May 19, 1985, Cubs at Braves Play by Play and Box Score

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
NYY
@CAL
1
4
TEX
@CHW
1
5
BOS
@CLE
1
2
KCR
@MIL
10
11
TOR
@MIN
2
8
DET
@OAK
7
9
BAL
@SEA
2
1
CHC
@ATL
0
3
STL
@HOU
3
7
SDP
@MON
8
3
SFG
@NYM
2
3
LAD
@PHI
3
2
CIN
@PIT
7
1
Sunday, May 19, 1985,
, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 30,389, Time of Game: 2:47
Cubs
0
21-13
 Lost 2 
2nd, 2 GB
at Braves
3
16-19
 Won 2 
5th, 4 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0
Braves          2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    3  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 .269 .794 -0.059 0.93 0.058 -0.117 -0.6 1 0 CS
Ryne Sandberg 2B 5 0 4 0 0 1 .255 .737 0.081 0.77 0.113 -0.032 0.7 2 4 2B,CS
Gary Matthews LF 4 0 0 0 1 3 .218 .734 -0.126 1.42 0.016 -0.142 -1.3 2 0
Richie Hebner 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .316 .855 -0.009 1.19 0.067 -0.076 -0.1 9 1
Keith Moreland RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .783 -0.120 1.24 0.000 -0.120 -1.1 1 0
Ron Cey 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 .205 .662 0.062 0.80 0.086 -0.024 0.5 1 3
Jody Davis C 2 0 0 0 2 2 .220 .674 0.028 1.34 0.089 -0.061 0.2 6 0
Chris Speier SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 .211 .723 -0.142 1.48 0.066 -0.208 -1.2 2 4 2B,GDP
Rick Sutcliffe P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .685 -0.031 1.29 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .328 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dick Ruthven P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .400 -0.028 1.12 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 0 0
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .675 -0.058 1.97 0.000 -0.058 -0.6
   Warren Brusstar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Leon Durham PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .727 -0.017 0.57 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   George Frazier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 7 0 8 8 .226 .675 -0.419 1.13 0.495 -0.914 -4.3 24 12
2B: R Sandberg (8, off S Bedrosian); C Speier (2, off S Bedrosian).
TB: R Sandberg 5; C Speier 3; R Hebner.
GIDP: C Speier (1).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Hebner-C Speier-R Hebner; R Cey-R Sandberg-R Hebner; R Sandberg-C Speier-R Hebner.
Baserunning
CS: R Sandberg (1, 2nd base by S Bedrosian/B Benedict); D Lopes (1, 2nd base by S Bedrosian/B Benedict).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Claudell Washington RF 4 2 3 1 0 0 .298 .784 0.144 0.57 0.156 -0.012 1.5 0 0 HR,2B,GDP
Gerald Perry 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .203 .533 -0.017 0.66 0.035 -0.053 -0.3 8 2
Dale Murphy CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .338 1.057 0.133 0.68 0.169 -0.036 1.1 0 0 HR
Bob Horner 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .220 .604 -0.087 0.56 0.001 -0.088 -1.4 2 0 2·GDP
   Albert Hall PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .583 0.002 0.08 0.002 0.000 0.1 SB
   Bruce Sutter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Terry Harper LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .278 .811 0.004 0.33 0.023 -0.018 -0.3 1 0
Glenn Hubbard 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .256 .709 0.014 0.58 0.034 -0.020 0.2 3 5
Paul Zuvella SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .294 -0.047 0.57 0.000 -0.047 -0.8 4 3
Bruce Benedict C 2 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .409 -0.025 0.58 0.008 -0.033 -0.6 9 2
Steve Bedrosian P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .133 -0.044 0.84 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 0 1
   Jeff Dedmon P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .667 0.005 0.13 0.005 0.000 0.3 0 0
   Ken Oberkfell 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .590 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 9 3 2 4 .300 .877 0.082 0.55 0.433 -0.351 -0.8 27 14
2B: C Washington (7, off R Sutcliffe).
HR: C Washington (3, off D Ruthven; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); D Murphy (11, off R Sutcliffe; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: C Washington 7; D Murphy 5; G Hubbard; J Dedmon; G Perry; B Horner.
GIDP: B Horner 2 (5); C Washington (4).
RBI: D Murphy 2 (34); C Washington (13).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hubbard-P Zuvella-G Perry.
Baserunning
SB: A Hall (1, 2nd base off G Frazier/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Sutcliffe, L (5-4) 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2.32 9 45 -0.128 0.66 -1.1
Dick Ruthven 3 5 1 1 1 1 1 3.72 13 0 0 0.013 0.82 0.4
Warren Brusstar 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 6 0 0 0.027 0.20 0.9
George Frazier 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.38 4 0 0 0.006 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 3 3 2 4 2 3.38 32 45 0 0 -0.082 0.55 0.8

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Bedrosian, W (1-2) 5.2 6 0 0 6 5 0 2.60 26 56 0.245 1.22 2.3
Jeff Dedmon, H (1) 2.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.64 10 2 0 0.142 1.10 1.5
Bruce Sutter, S (8) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.09 3 0 0 0.031 0.41 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 8 8 0 0.00 39 56 2 0 0.418 1.13 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Dick Stello.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 1 123 OO CHC C. Speier S. Bedrosian 18% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 -2- RR ATL D. Murphy R. Sutcliffe 16% 73% Home Run; Washington Scores
t3 0-2 2 123 O CHC G. Matthews S. Bedrosian 8% 77% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 12- CHC J. Davis S. Bedrosian -8% 61% Walk; Moreland to 3B; Cey to 2B
b5 2-0 0 --- R ATL C. Washington D. Ruthven 7% 89% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Lopes S. Bedrosian -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC R. Sandberg S. Bedrosian 6% 52% Lopes Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg S. Bedrosian -2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC G. Matthews S. Bedrosian 3% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Hebner S. Bedrosian 2% 55% Sandberg Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- ATL C. Washington R. Sutcliffe 6% 61% Double
b1 0-0 0 -2- O ATL G. Perry R. Sutcliffe -4% 57% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 1 -2- RR ATL D. Murphy R. Sutcliffe 16% 73% Home Run; Washington Scores
b1 2-0 1 --- O ATL B. Horner R. Sutcliffe -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 2-0 2 --- O ATL T. Harper R. Sutcliffe -1% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CHC R. Hebner S. Bedrosian 2% 73% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-2 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland S. Bedrosian 2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O CHC R. Cey S. Bedrosian 1% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- O ATL G. Hubbard R. Sutcliffe -2% 74% Strikeout
b2 2-0 1 --- O ATL P. Zuvella R. Sutcliffe -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- ATL B. Benedict R. Sutcliffe 1% 74% Walk
b2 2-0 2 1-- O ATL S. Bedrosian R. Sutcliffe -2% 72% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O CHC J. Davis S. Bedrosian 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- CHC C. Speier S. Bedrosian -3% 72% Single
t3 0-2 1 1-- O CHC R. Sutcliffe S. Bedrosian 3% 75% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Dennis Eckersley pinch runs for Rick Sutcliffe (P) batting 9th
t3 0-2 2 1-- CHC D. Lopes S. Bedrosian -2% 73% Walk; Eckersley to 2B
t3 0-2 2 12- CHC R. Sandberg S. Bedrosian -4% 69% Single; Eckersley to 3B; Lopes to 2B
t3 0-2 2 123 O CHC G. Matthews S. Bedrosian 8% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dick Ruthven facing 1-2-3
Dick Ruthven replaces Dennis Eckersley (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-0 0 --- ATL C. Washington D. Ruthven 2% 80% Single
b3 2-0 0 1-- ATL G. Perry D. Ruthven 4% 83% Single; Washington to 2B
b3 2-0 0 12- O ATL D. Murphy D. Ruthven -3% 80% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B; Perry to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- OO ATL B. Horner D. Ruthven -6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- CHC R. Hebner S. Bedrosian -4% 70% Single
t4 0-2 0 1-- O CHC K. Moreland S. Bedrosian 4% 74% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-2 1 1-- CHC R. Cey S. Bedrosian -5% 69% Walk; Moreland to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- CHC J. Davis S. Bedrosian -8% 61% Walk; Moreland to 3B; Cey to 2B
t4 0-2 1 123 OO CHC C. Speier S. Bedrosian 18% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dick Ruthven facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- ATL T. Harper D. Ruthven 2% 82% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- ATL G. Hubbard D. Ruthven 3% 85% Single; Harper to 2B
b4 2-0 0 12- O ATL P. Zuvella D. Ruthven -3% 82% Flyball: 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- O ATL B. Benedict D. Ruthven -3% 79% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-0 2 12- O ATL S. Bedrosian D. Ruthven -3% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 9-1-2
t5 0-2 0 --- O CHC D. Ruthven S. Bedrosian 3% 79% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 --- O CHC D. Lopes S. Bedrosian 2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- CHC R. Sandberg S. Bedrosian -3% 78% Double
t5 0-2 2 -2- CHC G. Matthews S. Bedrosian -2% 77% Walk
t5 0-2 2 12- O CHC R. Hebner S. Bedrosian 5% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dick Ruthven facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- R ATL C. Washington D. Ruthven 7% 89% Home Run
b5 3-0 0 --- O ATL G. Perry D. Ruthven -1% 88% Flyball: CF
b5 3-0 1 --- ATL D. Murphy D. Ruthven 1% 89% Single
b5 3-0 1 1-- OO ATL B. Horner D. Ruthven -2% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Steve Bedrosian facing 5-6-7
t6 0-3 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland S. Bedrosian 2% 90% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 0-3 1 --- O CHC R. Cey S. Bedrosian 1% 91% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-3 2 --- CHC J. Davis S. Bedrosian -1% 90% Walk
t6 0-3 2 1-- CHC C. Speier S. Bedrosian -4% 86% Double; Davis to 3B
Jeff Dedmon replaces Steve Bedrosian pitching and batting 9th
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Dick Ruthven (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 2 -23 O CHC T. Bosley J. Dedmon 6% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 5-6-7
Warren Brusstar replaces Thad Bosley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- O ATL T. Harper W. Brusstar -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O ATL G. Hubbard W. Brusstar -1% 91% Flyball: LF
b6 3-0 2 --- O ATL P. Zuvella W. Brusstar -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Jeff Dedmon facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHC D. Lopes J. Dedmon 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg J. Dedmon -3% 90% Single
t7 0-3 1 1-- O CHC G. Matthews J. Dedmon 3% 93% Strikeout
t7 0-3 2 1-- CHC R. Hebner J. Dedmon -2% 91% Walk; Sandberg to 2B
t7 0-3 2 12- O CHC K. Moreland J. Dedmon 4% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 8-9-1
b7 3-0 0 --- O ATL B. Benedict W. Brusstar -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 3-0 1 --- ATL J. Dedmon W. Brusstar 1% 95% Single
b7 3-0 1 1-- OO ATL C. Washington W. Brusstar -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Jeff Dedmon facing 6-7-8
t8 0-3 0 --- CHC R. Cey J. Dedmon -4% 89% Walk
t8 0-3 0 1-- O CHC J. Davis J. Dedmon 4% 93% Strikeout
t8 0-3 1 1-- O CHC C. Speier J. Dedmon 3% 96% Flyball: SS
Leon Durham pinch hits for Warren Brusstar (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham J. Dedmon 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' George Frazier facing 2-3-4
George Frazier replaces Leon Durham (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O ATL G. Perry G. Frazier -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 3-0 1 --- O ATL D. Murphy G. Frazier -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 2 --- ATL B. Horner G. Frazier 0% 97% Single
Albert Hall pinch runs for Bob Horner (3B) batting 4th
b8 3-0 2 1-- ATL T. Harper G. Frazier 0% 97% Hall Steals 2B
b8 3-0 2 -2- O ATL T. Harper G. Frazier -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Bruce Sutter facing 1-2-3
Bruce Sutter replaces Albert Hall (PR) pitching and batting 4th
Ken Oberkfell replaces Jeff Dedmon (P) playing 3B batting 9th
t9 0-3 0 --- O CHC D. Lopes B. Sutter 2% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 0-3 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Sutter 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-3 2 --- O CHC G. Matthews B. Sutter 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 3.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:ATL198505190
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.