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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
6
7
 
(10)
NYY
@PHA
3
2
BSN
@BRO
3
8
PIT
@CHC
9
3
PHI
@NYG
4
7
CIN
@STL
1
2
 
(11)
Friday, August 18, 1950,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,823, Time of Game: 1:58
Pirates
9
40-70
 Won 3 
8th, 27 GB
at Cubs
3
48-62
 Lost 2 
6th, 19 GB
W: Cliff Chambers (10-13)
L: Monk Dubiel (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         4  0  2   0  0  0   2  0  1    9  7  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  1    3  9  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .250 .307 .332 .638 0.025 0.30 0.038 -0.014 0.4 0 1
Tom Saffell CF 4 2 1 0 0 1 5 .207 .277 .272 .549 -0.039 0.38 0.004 -0.043 0.3 6 0 SH
Johnny Hopp 1B 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .333 .417 .507 .923 0.027 0.49 0.035 -0.008 0.0 3 0
   Jack Phillips 1B 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .278 .337 .489 .826 0.003 -.01 0.003 0.000 1.0 6 0 3B
Ralph Kiner LF 2 2 0 1 3 0 5 .287 .424 .619 1.043 0.092 0.48 0.094 -0.002 1.7 1 0 IW
Gus Bell RF 3 2 1 1 2 0 5 .271 .315 .412 .727 0.126 0.64 0.129 -0.002 1.9 4 0 2B
Danny O'Connell SS 4 0 1 2 1 1 5 .246 .288 .406 .693 0.123 0.50 0.134 -0.011 0.4 2 5 CS
Danny Murtaugh 2B 4 0 0 2 0 0 4 .291 .367 .397 .765 0.005 0.40 0.011 -0.005 -0.6 3 3
Clyde McCullough C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .290 .369 .455 .823 0.000 0.18 0.004 -0.004 -0.2 2 0
Cliff Chambers P 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .288 .319 .379 .698 -0.023 0.26 0.002 -0.025 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 33 9 7 8 8 7 42 .212 .366 .303 .669 0.339 0.39 0.454 -0.114 4.3 27 10
2B: G Bell (14, off J Schmitz).
3B: J Phillips (4, off J Schmitz).
SH: T Saffell (1, off J Schmitz).
IBB: R Kiner (8, by M Dubiel).
TB: J Phillips 3; G Bell 2; P Castiglione 2; T Saffell; C Chambers; D O'Connell.
RBI: J Phillips 2 (17); D Murtaugh 2 (35); D O'Connell 2 (14); G Bell (36); R Kiner (91).
2-out RBI: J Phillips.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: D O'Connell (1, 2nd base by J Schmitz/M Owen).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .240 .311 .356 .667 -0.019 0.24 0.008 -0.027 -0.1 0 4
Bob Borkowski RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .303 .338 .431 .769 -0.024 0.32 0.006 -0.030 0.6 3 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .265 .331 .420 .751 0.000 0.28 0.018 -0.018 0.1 11 2
Hank Sauer LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .346 .471 .817 -0.035 0.41 0.004 -0.039 -0.5 0 0
Andy Pafko CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .319 .412 .625 1.037 0.015 0.33 0.030 -0.015 0.1 1 0
Bill Serena 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .328 .398 .726 -0.049 0.46 0.000 -0.049 -1.5 0 4
Roy Smalley SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .241 .308 .441 .749 -0.026 0.26 0.002 -0.028 0.4 1 1 HR
Mickey Owen C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .232 .267 .289 .556 -0.002 0.24 0.010 -0.012 -0.2 7 1
   Carl Sawatski C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .115 .000 .115 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 2 0
Monk Dubiel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .156 .133 .290 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Schmitz P 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .143 .158 .179 .336 -0.018 0.26 0.001 -0.019 -0.2 2 3
   Hal Jeffcoat PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .236 .301 .537 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 1 0 37 .250 .270 .333 .604 -0.161 0.30 0.079 -0.240 -1.7 27 15
HR: R Smalley (17, off C Chambers, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: R Smalley 4; W Terwilliger 2; H Sauer; P Ward; M Owen; A Pafko; J Schmitz; B Borkowski.
RBI: B Borkowski (27); R Smalley (67); P Ward (25).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
PB: M Owen (4).
E: J Schmitz (4).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cliff Chambers, W (10-13) 9 9 3 3 1 0 1 4.77 37 56 0.160 0.30 1.7
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 1 0 1 3.00 37 56 0.160 0.30 1.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monk Dubiel, L (4-7) 0.1 2 4 4 3 0 0 3.84 6 28 -0.304 1.67 -3.7
Johnny Schmitz 8.2 5 5 4 5 7 0 4.58 36 2 1 -0.036 0.19 -0.7
Team Totals 9 7 9 8 8 7 0 8.00 42 28 2 1 -0.340 0.39 -4.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Schmitz (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Dubiel (6; R Kiner).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lon Warneke, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: 3,823.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Pete Castiglione 3B 1 Wayne Terwilliger 2B
2 Tom Saffell CF 2 Bob Borkowski RF
3 Johnny Hopp 1B 3 Preston Ward 1B
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Hank Sauer LF
5 Gus Bell RF 5 Andy Pafko CF
6 Danny O'Connell SS 6 Bill Serena 3B
7 Danny Murtaugh 2B 7 Roy Smalley SS
8 Clyde McCullough C 8 Mickey Owen C
9 Cliff Chambers P 9 Monk Dubiel P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 123 RR PIT D. O'Connell M. Dubiel 12% 80% Single; Bell to 3B; Kiner Scores; Hopp Scores
t1 0-0 1 123 R PIT G. Bell M. Dubiel 9% 68% Walk; Saffell Scores; Hopp to 3B; Kiner to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- PIT R. Kiner M. Dubiel 6% 60% Intentional Walk; Saffell to 3B; Hopp to 2B
t3 4-0 0 1-- PIT G. Bell J. Schmitz 4% 92% Double; Kiner to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Castiglione M. Dubiel 4% 54% Single

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Castiglione M. Dubiel 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT T. Saffell M. Dubiel -3% 50% Groundout: 1B-2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- PIT J. Hopp M. Dubiel 4% 54% Walk; Saffell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- PIT R. Kiner M. Dubiel 6% 60% Intentional Walk; Saffell to 3B; Hopp to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 R PIT G. Bell M. Dubiel 9% 68% Walk; Saffell Scores; Hopp to 3B; Kiner to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 RR PIT D. O'Connell M. Dubiel 12% 80% Single; Bell to 3B; Kiner Scores; Hopp Scores
Johnny Schmitz replaces Monk Dubiel pitching and batting 9th
t1 3-0 1 1-3 RO PIT D. Murtaugh J. Schmitz 1% 81% Flyball: RF; Bell Scores
t1 4-0 2 1-- PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz 1% 82% Passed Ball; O'Connell to 2B
t1 4-0 2 -2- PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz 0% 82% Walk
t1 4-0 2 12- O PIT C. Chambers J. Schmitz -2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger C. Chambers 2% 82% Flyball: CF
b1 0-4 1 --- O CHC B. Borkowski C. Chambers 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-4 2 --- O CHC P. Ward C. Chambers 1% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 1-2-3
t2 4-0 0 --- O PIT P. Castiglione J. Schmitz -1% 83% Strikeout
t2 4-0 1 --- O PIT T. Saffell J. Schmitz -1% 82% Strikeout
t2 4-0 2 --- O PIT J. Hopp J. Schmitz -1% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer C. Chambers 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-4 1 --- CHC A. Pafko C. Chambers -2% 82% Single
b2 0-4 1 1-- O CHC B. Serena C. Chambers 2% 84% Flyball: LF
b2 0-4 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley C. Chambers 2% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 4-5-6
t3 4-0 0 --- PIT R. Kiner J. Schmitz 2% 87% Walk
t3 4-0 0 1-- PIT G. Bell J. Schmitz 4% 92% Double; Kiner to 3B
t3 4-0 0 -23 R PIT D. O'Connell J. Schmitz 3% 94% Walk, Wild Pitch; Kiner Scores/No RBI; Bell to 3B
t3 5-0 0 1-3 RO PIT D. Murtaugh J. Schmitz -0% 94% Flyball: RF; Bell Scores
t3 6-0 1 1-- O PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz -1% 93% O'Connell Caught Stealing 2B (C-1B)
t3 6-0 2 --- O PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz -0% 93% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 8-9-1
b3 0-6 0 --- O CHC M. Owen C. Chambers 1% 94% Popfly: SS
b3 0-6 1 --- O CHC J. Schmitz C. Chambers 1% 95% Flyball: CF
b3 0-6 2 --- CHC W. Terwilliger C. Chambers -1% 94% Single
b3 0-6 2 1-- O CHC B. Borkowski C. Chambers 1% 95% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 9-1-2
t4 6-0 0 --- O PIT C. Chambers J. Schmitz -0% 95% Strikeout
t4 6-0 1 --- O PIT P. Castiglione J. Schmitz -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 6-0 2 --- O PIT T. Saffell J. Schmitz -0% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 3-4-5
b4 0-6 0 --- CHC P. Ward C. Chambers -2% 92% Single to RF
b4 0-6 0 1-- O CHC H. Sauer C. Chambers 2% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 0-6 1 1-- O CHC A. Pafko C. Chambers 1% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-6 2 1-- O CHC B. Serena C. Chambers 1% 96% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 3-4-5
t5 6-0 0 --- O PIT J. Hopp J. Schmitz -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
t5 6-0 1 --- O PIT R. Kiner J. Schmitz -0% 96% Foul Flyball: C
t5 6-0 2 --- O PIT G. Bell J. Schmitz -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 7-8-9
b5 0-6 0 --- O CHC R. Smalley C. Chambers 1% 96% Flyball: RF
b5 0-6 1 --- CHC M. Owen C. Chambers -1% 95% Single
b5 0-6 1 1-- O CHC J. Schmitz C. Chambers 1% 97% Lineout: SS
b5 0-6 2 1-- O CHC W. Terwilliger C. Chambers 1% 97% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 6-7-8
t6 6-0 0 --- O PIT D. O'Connell J. Schmitz -0% 97% Strikeout
t6 6-0 1 --- O PIT D. Murtaugh J. Schmitz -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 6-0 2 --- O PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz -0% 97% Lineout: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 2-3-4
Jack Phillips replaces Johnny Hopp playing 1B batting 3rd
b6 0-6 0 --- O CHC B. Borkowski C. Chambers 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-6 1 --- O CHC P. Ward C. Chambers 0% 98% Flyball: CF
b6 0-6 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer C. Chambers 0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 9-1-2
t7 6-0 0 --- PIT C. Chambers J. Schmitz 0% 99% Single
t7 6-0 0 1-- PIT P. Castiglione J. Schmitz 0% 99% Single; Chambers to 2B
t7 6-0 0 12- PIT T. Saffell J. Schmitz 0% 99% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Castiglione to 2B; Chambers to 3B
t7 6-0 0 123 RO PIT J. Phillips J. Schmitz 0% 99% Flyball: CF; Castiglione to 3B; Chambers Scores
t7 7-0 1 1-3 RO PIT R. Kiner J. Schmitz 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B; Saffell to 2B; Castiglione Scores/unER
t7 8-0 2 -2- O PIT G. Bell J. Schmitz -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-8, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 5-6-7
b7 0-8 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko C. Chambers 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-8 1 --- O CHC B. Serena C. Chambers 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-8 2 --- O CHC R. Smalley C. Chambers 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 8, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 6-7-8
t8 8-0 0 --- O PIT D. O'Connell J. Schmitz -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 8-0 1 --- O PIT D. Murtaugh J. Schmitz -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t8 8-0 2 --- O PIT C. McCullough J. Schmitz -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 8, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-8, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 8-9-1
b8 0-8 0 --- O CHC M. Owen C. Chambers 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 0-8 1 --- CHC J. Schmitz C. Chambers -0% 100% Single
b8 0-8 1 1-- CHC W. Terwilliger C. Chambers -0% 100% Single; Schmitz to 2B
b8 0-8 1 12- R CHC B. Borkowski C. Chambers -1% 99% Single; Terwilliger to 3B; Schmitz Scores
b8 1-8 1 1-3 RO CHC P. Ward C. Chambers 1% 99% Flyball: RF; Terwilliger Scores
b8 2-8 2 1-- CHC H. Sauer C. Chambers -0% 99% Single; Borkowski to 2B
b8 2-8 2 12- CHC A. Pafko C. Chambers -1% 98% Walk; Borkowski to 3B; Sauer to 2B
b8 2-8 2 123 O CHC B. Serena C. Chambers 1% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 8, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-2, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 9-1-2
Carl Sawatski replaces Mickey Owen playing C batting 8th
t9 8-2 0 --- O PIT C. Chambers J. Schmitz -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-2 1 --- O PIT P. Castiglione J. Schmitz -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 8-2 2 --- PIT T. Saffell J. Schmitz 0% 100% Single
t9 8-2 2 1-- R PIT J. Phillips J. Schmitz 0% 100% Triple; Saffell Scores
t9 9-2 2 --3 PIT R. Kiner J. Schmitz 0% 100% Walk
t9 9-2 2 1-3 PIT G. Bell J. Schmitz 0% 100% Walk; Kiner to 2B
t9 9-2 2 123 O PIT D. O'Connell J. Schmitz -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 9, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-9, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 7-8-9
b9 2-9 0 --- R CHC R. Smalley C. Chambers -0% 100% Home Run
b9 3-9 0 --- O CHC C. Sawatski C. Chambers 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Hal Jeffcoat pinch hits for Johnny Schmitz (P) batting 9th
b9 3-9 1 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat C. Chambers 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-9 2 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger C. Chambers 0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 9, Cubs 3.

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