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CHW
@BAL
6
1
CHW
@BAL
5
6
KCA
@BOS
2
5
DET
@NYY
2
3
CLE
@WSH
6
7
CIN
@CHC
4
5
CIN
@CHC
5
7
PIT
@LAD
7
4
PHI
@SFG
2
9
MLN
@STL
6
5
Wednesday, July 16, 1958,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:34
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Reds
4
38-43
 Lost 6 
7th, 7½ GB
at Cubs
5
44-41
 Won 4 
3rd, 2½ GB
W: Don Elston (7-5)
L: Hal Jeffcoat (4-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            1  0  2   1  0  0   0  0  0    4  7  0
Cubs            1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  3    5  8  1
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 4 2 3 1 1 1 5 .305 .399 .400 .799 0.196 0.84 0.200 -0.004 2.3 1 1 SB
Danny Morejon CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .143 .294 .143 .437 0.049 1.18 0.064 -0.015 0.7 0 0
   Gus Bell PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .301 .388 .689 -0.048 0.92 0.000 -0.048 -0.8 0 0 GDP
Frank Robinson LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .261 .333 .428 .761 0.022 1.21 0.095 -0.073 -0.2 2 0 GDP
Walt Dropo 1B 2 1 0 2 1 0 4 .202 .282 .351 .633 -0.056 1.30 0.033 -0.089 -0.8 6 0 SF
   Dee Fondy PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .305 .393 .698 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Pete Whisenant RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .239 .288 .394 .683 -0.024 0.84 0.031 -0.055 -0.5 4 0
Don Hoak 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .277 .357 .391 .748 0.092 0.85 0.121 -0.029 1.1 0 1
Smoky Burgess C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .285 .367 .408 .775 -0.081 0.96 0.026 -0.107 -1.5 8 1 GDP
Roy McMillan SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .211 .284 .265 .549 0.010 0.75 0.048 -0.038 0.0 2 2
Harvey Haddix P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .231 .333 .385 .718 -0.055 0.67 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 0 4
   Hal Jeffcoat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .625 .667 .625 1.292 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 4 7 4 6 7 37 .233 .351 .233 .585 0.105 0.94 0.618 -0.513 -0.4 24 9
SF: W Dropo (4, off T Phillips).
TB: J Temple 3; F Robinson; P Whisenant; D Hoak; S Burgess.
GIDP: F Robinson (7); S Burgess (8); G Bell (4).
RBI: W Dropo 2 (20); D Hoak (40); J Temple (27).
2-out RBI: D Hoak.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Haddix-R McMillan-W Dropo.
Baserunning
SB: J Temple (6, 2nd base off T Phillips/C Neeman).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Taylor 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .234 .307 .312 .619 -0.079 0.78 0.000 -0.079 -0.7 3 5
Johnny Goryl 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231 .318 .397 .716 -0.068 0.92 0.000 -0.068 -0.5 1 4
   Al Dark PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .336 .366 .423 .789 0.106 1.79 0.106 0.000 0.6 2B
Lee Walls RF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .324 .384 .569 .953 0.208 1.25 0.243 -0.035 1.5 0 0 HR
Ernie Banks SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .308 .361 .604 .965 0.302 1.83 0.340 -0.038 0.8 2 2
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .292 .364 .478 .842 0.307 1.87 0.361 -0.054 1.1 2 1 2B
Walt Moryn LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .263 .346 .502 .848 -0.077 1.01 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 3 0
Dale Long 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .273 .367 .455 .822 -0.064 0.85 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 8 1
Cal Neeman C 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 .273 .345 .571 .916 0.074 1.01 0.117 -0.042 1.0 7 0 HR,HBP
Taylor Phillips P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .049 .093 .049 .142 -0.053 1.22 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 1 0 GDP
   Glen Hobbie P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .161 .182 .161 .343 -0.021 0.86 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 1
   Bobby Adams PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .320 .431 .751 -0.028 1.13 0.000 -0.028 -0.2
   Don Elston P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 8 5 0 8 32 .258 .281 .516 .797 0.607 1.23 1.167 -0.559 1.7 27 14
2B: A Dark (11, off H Haddix); B Thomson (22, off H Jeffcoat).
HR: L Walls (21, off H Haddix, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs); C Neeman (7, off H Haddix, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
HBP: C Neeman (1, by H Haddix).
TB: L Walls 5; C Neeman 4; B Thomson 3; A Dark 2; E Banks 2.
GIDP: T Phillips (1).
RBI: B Thomson 2 (49); L Walls 2 (53); C Neeman (15).
2-out RBI: L Walls.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 4. B Thomson-J Goryl; J Goryl-T Taylor-D Long; G Hobbie-E Banks-D Long; E Banks-T Taylor-D Long.
PB: C Neeman (5).
E: J Goryl (11).
Outfield Assists: B Thomson (D Morejon at 3rd base).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harvey Haddix 8 5 3 3 0 8 2 3.69 29 68 0.200 0.90 1.3
Hal Jeffcoat, BS (3), L (4-6) 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 3.63 3 1 1 -0.806 4.36 -3.0
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 0 8 2 5.62 32 68 1 1 -0.606 1.23 -1.7
H Haddix faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Taylor Phillips 3.1 7 4 4 3 0 0 4.18 20 27 -0.311 1.23 -3.2
Glen Hobbie 4.2 0 0 0 3 5 0 3.98 14 2 0 0.188 0.58 3.1
Don Elston, W (7-5) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.40 3 0 0 0.017 0.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 6 7 0 4.00 37 27 2 0 -0.106 0.94 0.4
Balks: T Phillips (2).
WP: T Phillips 2 (8).
HBP: H Haddix (5; C Neeman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vinnie Smith, 1B - Frank Dascoli, 2B - (none), 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Johnny Temple 2B 1 Tony Taylor 2B
2 Danny Morejon CF 2 Johnny Goryl 3B
3 Frank Robinson LF 3 Lee Walls RF
4 Walt Dropo 1B 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Pete Whisenant RF 5 Bobby Thomson CF
6 Don Hoak 3B 6 Walt Moryn LF
7 Smoky Burgess C 7 Dale Long 1B
8 Roy McMillan SS 8 Cal Neeman C
9 Harvey Haddix P 9 Taylor Phillips P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 0 1-3 RR CHC B. Thomson H. Jeffcoat 34% 100% Double; Walls Scores; Banks Scores
b9 3-4 0 1-- CHC E. Banks H. Jeffcoat 33% 66% Single; Walls to 3B
b9 2-4 0 -2- R CHC L. Walls H. Jeffcoat 14% 33% Single; Dark Scores
b1 0-1 2 --- R CHC L. Walls H. Haddix 11% 51% Home Run
b9 2-4 0 --- CHC A. Dark H. Haddix 11% 19% Double

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN J. Temple T. Phillips -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- CIN D. Morejon T. Phillips -6% 41% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Temple to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- CIN F. Robinson T. Phillips -7% 34% Single; Temple to 3B; Morejon to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 ROO CIN W. Dropo T. Phillips 8% 41% Double Play: Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Temple Scores; Morejon out at 3B/CF-3B; Robinson to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- O CIN P. Whisenant T. Phillips 3% 44% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHC T. Taylor H. Haddix -2% 42% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CHC J. Goryl H. Haddix -2% 40% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 2 --- R CHC L. Walls H. Haddix 11% 51% Home Run
b1 1-1 2 --- CHC E. Banks H. Haddix 1% 52% Single
b1 1-1 2 1-- CHC B. Thomson H. Haddix 2% 54% Single; Banks to 2B
b1 1-1 2 12- O CHC W. Moryn H. Haddix -4% 50% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O CIN D. Hoak T. Phillips 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-1 1 --- CIN S. Burgess T. Phillips -3% 50% Single
t2 1-1 1 1-- O CIN R. McMillan T. Phillips 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B; Burgess to 2B
t2 1-1 2 -2- O CIN H. Haddix T. Phillips 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- O CHC D. Long H. Haddix -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 1 --- CHC C. Neeman H. Haddix 3% 55% Hit By Pitch
b2 1-1 1 1-- OO CHC T. Phillips H. Haddix -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- CIN J. Temple T. Phillips -4% 46% Single
t3 1-1 0 1-- CIN D. Morejon T. Phillips -3% 43% Temple Steals 2B
t3 1-1 0 -2- O CIN D. Morejon T. Phillips 2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B; Temple to 3B
t3 1-1 1 --3 CIN F. Robinson T. Phillips -2% 42% Walk
t3 1-1 1 1-3 RO CIN W. Dropo T. Phillips -2% 41% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Temple Scores
t3 2-1 2 1-- CIN P. Whisenant T. Phillips -2% 39% Single; Dropo to 2B
t3 2-1 2 12- R CIN D. Hoak T. Phillips -10% 29% Single; Dropo Scores; Whisenant to 2B
t3 3-1 2 12- CIN S. Burgess T. Phillips -1% 27% Balk; Whisenant to 3B; Hoak to 2B
t3 3-1 2 -23 O CIN S. Burgess T. Phillips 5% 32% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 1-2-3
b3 1-3 0 --- O CHC T. Taylor H. Haddix -3% 29% Strikeout
b3 1-3 1 --- O CHC J. Goryl H. Haddix -2% 27% Strikeout
b3 1-3 2 --- O CHC L. Walls H. Haddix -1% 26% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- CIN R. McMillan T. Phillips -3% 24% Walk
t4 3-1 0 1-- CIN H. Haddix T. Phillips -2% 22% Wild Pitch; McMillan to 2B
t4 3-1 0 -2- O CIN H. Haddix T. Phillips 1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B; McMillan to 3B
t4 3-1 1 --3 R CIN J. Temple T. Phillips -5% 18% Single; McMillan Scores
t4 4-1 1 1-- CIN D. Morejon T. Phillips -1% 17% Wild Pitch; Temple to 2B
t4 4-1 1 -2- CIN D. Morejon T. Phillips -3% 14% Walk, Passed Ball; Temple to 3B
Glen Hobbie replaces Taylor Phillips pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-1 1 1-3 OO CIN F. Robinson G. Hobbie 7% 21% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 4-5-6
b4 1-4 0 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Haddix -2% 18% Flyball: SS
b4 1-4 1 --- O CHC B. Thomson H. Haddix -2% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 2 --- O CHC W. Moryn H. Haddix -1% 16% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 4-5-6
t5 4-1 0 --- O CIN W. Dropo G. Hobbie 1% 17% Flyball: LF
t5 4-1 1 --- O CIN P. Whisenant G. Hobbie 1% 18% Strikeout
t5 4-1 2 --- O CIN D. Hoak G. Hobbie 1% 18% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 7-8-9
b5 1-4 0 --- O CHC D. Long H. Haddix -3% 16% Groundout: P-2B-1B
b5 1-4 1 --- R CHC C. Neeman H. Haddix 9% 25% Home Run
b5 2-4 1 --- O CHC G. Hobbie H. Haddix -2% 23% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-4 2 --- O CHC T. Taylor H. Haddix -1% 21% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 7-8-9
t6 4-2 0 --- O CIN S. Burgess G. Hobbie 2% 23% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-2 1 --- O CIN R. McMillan G. Hobbie 1% 24% Strikeout
t6 4-2 2 --- O CIN H. Haddix G. Hobbie 1% 25% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 2-3-4
b6 2-4 0 --- O CHC J. Goryl H. Haddix -3% 21% Flyball: LF
b6 2-4 1 --- O CHC L. Walls H. Haddix -2% 19% Groundout: C-1B
b6 2-4 2 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Haddix -1% 18% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 1-2-3
t7 4-2 0 --- CIN J. Temple G. Hobbie -2% 15% Walk
Gus Bell pinch hits for Danny Morejon (CF) batting 2nd
t7 4-2 0 1-- OO CIN G. Bell G. Hobbie 5% 20% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t7 4-2 2 --- O CIN F. Robinson G. Hobbie 1% 21% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 5-6-7
Gus Bell moves from PH to CF
b7 2-4 0 --- O CHC B. Thomson H. Haddix -4% 17% Strikeout
b7 2-4 1 --- O CHC W. Moryn H. Haddix -3% 15% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 2 --- O CHC D. Long H. Haddix -2% 13% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 4-5-6
t8 4-2 0 --- CIN W. Dropo G. Hobbie -2% 11% Walk
Dee Fondy pinch runs for Walt Dropo (1B) batting 4th
t8 4-2 0 1-- O CIN P. Whisenant G. Hobbie 2% 13% Strikeout
t8 4-2 1 1-- CIN D. Hoak G. Hobbie -2% 11% Walk; Fondy to 2B
t8 4-2 1 12- OO CIN S. Burgess G. Hobbie 5% 16% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 8-9-1
Dee Fondy moves from PR to 1B
b8 2-4 0 --- O CHC C. Neeman H. Haddix -4% 12% Flyball: 2B
Bobby Adams pinch hits for Glen Hobbie (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 1 --- O CHC B. Adams H. Haddix -3% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-4 2 --- O CHC T. Taylor H. Haddix -2% 7% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Don Elston facing 8-9-1
Don Elston replaces Bobby Adams (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- O CIN R. McMillan D. Elston 1% 8% Flyball: SS
t9 4-2 1 --- O CIN H. Haddix D. Elston 1% 8% Strikeout
t9 4-2 2 --- O CIN J. Temple D. Elston 0% 9% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Harvey Haddix facing 2-3-4
Al Dark pinch hits for Johnny Goryl (3B) batting 2nd
b9 2-4 0 --- CHC A. Dark H. Haddix 11% 19% Double
Hal Jeffcoat replaces Harvey Haddix pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-4 0 -2- R CHC L. Walls H. Jeffcoat 14% 33% Single; Dark Scores
b9 3-4 0 1-- CHC E. Banks H. Jeffcoat 33% 66% Single; Walls to 3B
b9 3-4 0 1-3 RR CHC B. Thomson H. Jeffcoat 34% 100% Double; Walls Scores; Banks Scores
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 5.

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