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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
7
OAK
@CAL
2
1
WSA
@CLE
9
4
BAL
@DET
3
2
CHW
@KCR
1
0
MIN
@MIL
0
4
PIT
@CHC
7
9
CIN
@HOU
1
6
PHI
@MON
10
6
ATL
@NYM
2
0
STL
@SDP
3
2
LAD
@SFG
14
4
Sunday, July 4, 1971, 1:15PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 30,401, Time of Game: 2:56
Pirates
7
51-31
 Lost 2 
1st
at Cubs
9
42-37
 Won 2 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Phil Regan (3-2)
L: Dave Giusti (3-2)
S: Ray Newman (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   0  0  2   0  3  0    7 14  0
Cubs            3  0  0   0  0  1   0  5  X    9  9  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .301 .368 .376 .744 -0.030 0.82 0.018 -0.048 -0.3 3 1
   Dave Cash PH-2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .318 .378 .398 .776 0.028 0.93 0.042 -0.015 -0.3 0 1
Vic Davalillo LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .289 .312 .601 -0.088 1.18 0.024 -0.112 -0.4 3 0
   Gene Clines PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .388 .410 .797 -0.038 1.48 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
Roberto Clemente RF 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .333 .355 .504 .858 0.138 1.17 0.177 -0.039 0.6 0 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 1 1 2 0 0 5 .300 .356 .529 .885 0.146 1.85 0.270 -0.124 0.7 1 1 HR,SH
Bob Robertson 1B 4 0 2 1 1 1 5 .266 .348 .483 .831 0.233 1.28 0.277 -0.044 0.8 6 1
Al Oliver CF 5 2 1 1 0 1 5 .282 .319 .407 .725 -0.062 1.27 0.092 -0.154 -0.1 4 0 HR,SB
Milt May C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .227 .282 .364 .645 0.061 0.86 0.102 -0.041 0.8 4 0 HR,IW
   Dock Ellis PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .250 .217 .467 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Manny Sanguillen C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .341 .420 .761 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Gene Alley SS 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .219 .290 .332 .622 0.118 1.30 0.173 -0.056 1.0 2 3
Bruce Kison P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.118 1.27 0.000 -0.118 -0.9 0 0
   Charlie Sands PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .364 .533 .727 1.261 -0.028 1.14 0.000 -0.028 -0.2
   Dave Giusti P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .100 .182 .100 .282 0.068 0.92 0.068 0.000 1.1 0 0
   Bob Veale P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mudcat Grant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .429 .804 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 39 7 14 7 2 5 42 .359 .390 .590 .980 0.428 1.22 1.243 -0.817 2.6 24 8
HR: A Oliver (4, off B Hands, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); M May (3, off B Hands, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); R Hebner (12, off B Bonham, 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: R Hebner (1, off J Decker).
IBB: M May (2, by J Decker).
TB: M May 4; A Oliver 4; R Hebner 4; R Clemente 3; G Alley 2; B Robertson 2; D Giusti; B Mazeroski; V Davalillo; D Cash.
RBI: R Hebner 2 (49); D Giusti (2); M May (7); A Oliver (24); B Robertson (37); G Alley (14).
2-out RBI: D Giusti; G Alley.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Alley-B Mazeroski-B Robertson.
Baserunning
SB: A Oliver (4, 2nd base off J Decker/C Cannizzaro).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .291 .363 .375 .739 0.480 2.31 0.548 -0.068 1.5 4 2
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .352 .377 .405 .783 0.094 0.90 0.135 -0.041 1.3 1 5
Billy Williams LF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .302 .383 .515 .897 0.123 0.98 0.177 -0.054 1.0 2 0
Joe Pepitone 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .326 .369 .548 .917 -0.081 1.32 0.018 -0.099 -0.4 11 1 IW
Ron Santo 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .291 .373 .495 .868 -0.037 1.15 0.055 -0.091 -0.8 1 1 GDP
Jim Hickman RF 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .236 .333 .447 .781 0.337 1.32 0.358 -0.021 2.3 2 0 HR
Brock Davis CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .312 .365 .400 .765 0.124 1.57 0.151 -0.027 0.7 1 0
Chris Cannizzaro C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .204 .317 .296 .613 -0.065 0.82 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 5 0
   Johnny Callison PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .307 .314 .620 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Hal Breeden PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .139 .184 .250 .434 -0.144 6.02 0.000 -0.144 -0.8
   J.C. Martin C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .345 .444 .789 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Hands P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .073 .156 .098 .253 0.001 0.70 0.022 -0.021 0.0 0 0
   Bill Bonham P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ramon Webster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .304 .250 .554 -0.038 1.51 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
   Joe Decker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Popovich PH 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .243 .286 .371 .657 0.133 6.04 0.133 0.000 1.0
   Ray Newman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 9 9 8 7 4 39 .281 .410 .375 .785 0.927 1.53 1.597 -0.669 5.1 27 10
HR: J Hickman (13, off B Kison, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: J Pepitone (7, by B Kison).
TB: J Hickman 6; B Williams 2; G Beckert 2; D Kessinger; B Davis.
GIDP: R Santo (13).
RBI: J Hickman 2 (34); D Kessinger 2 (22); P Popovich (12); B Davis (14); B Williams (49); G Beckert (21).
2-out RBI: J Hickman 2; D Kessinger 2; P Popovich; G Beckert.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santo-J Pepitone.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Kison 6 5 4 4 4 3 1 6.00 26 45 -0.167 0.89 -1.1
Dave Giusti, L (3-2) 1.1 2 4 4 2 1 0 2.35 8 0 0 -0.200 1.89 -1.6
Bob Veale, H (2) 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 5.49 2 3 1 0.011 6.03 -0.2
Mudcat Grant, BS (3) 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.89 3 3 3 -0.570 3.15 -2.2
Team Totals 8 9 9 9 7 4 1 10.12 39 45 6 4 -0.926 1.53 -5.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Hands 5 6 2 2 0 1 2 3.26 20 48 0.108 0.92 0.5
Bill Bonham, BS (1) 2 3 2 2 0 4 1 5.10 9 0 0 -0.189 1.31 -1.0
Joe Decker 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 0 5.79 6 0 0 -0.364 1.76 -1.9
Phil Regan, W (3-2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.95 2 2 1 -0.054 0.72 -0.6
Ray Newman, S (1) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.55 5 0 0 0.072 1.71 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 7 7 2 5 3 7.00 42 48 2 1 -0.427 1.22 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: B Bonham (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Decker (1; M May); B Kison (1; J Pepitone).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: 30,401.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 84° F, Wind 13mph in unknown direction, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Bill Mazeroski 2B 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Vic Davalillo LF 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Richie Hebner 3B 4 Joe Pepitone 1B
5 Bob Robertson 1B 5 Ron Santo 3B
6 Al Oliver CF 6 Jim Hickman RF
7 Milt May C 7 Brock Davis CF
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Chris Cannizzaro C
9 Bruce Kison P 9 Bill Hands P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 6-7 2 123 RR CHC D. Kessinger M. Grant 51% 87% Single to 1B; Hickman Scores; Davis Scores; Popovich to 3B
t6 2-3 0 1-- RR PIT R. Hebner B. Bonham -27% 34% Home Run; Clemente Scores
t8 4-4 1 -2- R PIT B. Robertson J. Decker -21% 25% Single to LF; Clemente Scores
b6 3-4 2 --- R CHC J. Hickman B. Kison 20% 52% Home Run
b8 5-7 1 123 O CHC H. Breeden B. Veale -14% 22% Foul Flyball: C

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' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 2% 52% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT V. Davalillo B. Hands -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT R. Clemente B. Hands 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Hebner B. Hands 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHC G. Beckert B. Kison 5% 64% Walk; Kessinger to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- R CHC B. Williams B. Kison 13% 77% Single to RF; Kessinger Scores; Beckert to 3B; Williams to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 1-0 0 -23 CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison 2% 78% Intentional Walk
b1 1-0 0 123 ROO CHC R. Santo B. Kison -5% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Beckert Scores/No RBI; Williams to 3B
b1 2-0 2 --3 R CHC J. Hickman B. Kison 7% 80% Single to LF; Williams Scores
b1 3-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Davis B. Kison -1% 78% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson B. Hands 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-3 1 --- R PIT A. Oliver B. Hands -8% 73% Home Run
t2 1-3 1 --- R PIT M. May B. Hands -10% 63% Home Run
t2 2-3 1 --- O PIT G. Alley B. Hands 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 2-3 2 --- O PIT B. Kison B. Hands 1% 66% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 8-9-1
b2 3-2 0 --- O CHC C. Cannizzaro B. Kison -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 3-2 1 --- CHC B. Hands B. Kison 2% 66% Walk
b2 3-2 1 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 3-2 2 1-- O CHC G. Beckert B. Kison -2% 62% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
t3 2-3 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-3 1 --- O PIT V. Davalillo B. Hands 2% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 2-3 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Hands 1% 67% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 3-4-5
b3 3-2 0 --- O CHC B. Williams B. Kison -2% 65% Strikeout
b3 3-2 1 --- O CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -1% 64% Flyball: CF
b3 3-2 2 --- O CHC R. Santo B. Kison -1% 63% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 4-5-6
t4 2-3 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner B. Hands 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-3 1 --- PIT B. Robertson B. Hands -3% 62% Single to LF
t4 2-3 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver B. Hands 4% 66% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 2-3 2 1-- O PIT M. May B. Hands 3% 69% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 6-7-8
b4 3-2 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman B. Kison -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b4 3-2 1 --- O CHC B. Davis B. Kison -1% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-2 2 --- O CHC C. Cannizzaro B. Kison -1% 64% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 8-9-1
t5 2-3 0 --- PIT G. Alley B. Hands -5% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 2-3 0 1-- OO PIT B. Kison B. Hands 11% 70% Double Play: Bunt Lineout: 3B-1B
t5 2-3 2 --- PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands -2% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t5 2-3 2 1-- O PIT V. Davalillo B. Hands 3% 71% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 9-1-2
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHC B. Hands B. Kison -2% 69% Strikeout
b5 3-2 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison -2% 68% Flyball: LF
b5 3-2 2 --- CHC G. Beckert B. Kison 1% 69% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 3-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams B. Kison -2% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 3-4-5
Bill Bonham replaces Bill Hands pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-3 0 --- PIT R. Clemente B. Bonham -6% 60% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 2-3 0 1-- RR PIT R. Hebner B. Bonham -27% 34% Home Run; Clemente Scores
t6 4-3 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson B. Bonham 2% 36% Strikeout
t6 4-3 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver B. Bonham 2% 38% Strikeout
t6 4-3 2 --- O PIT M. May B. Bonham 1% 39% Lineout: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 4-5-6
b6 3-4 0 --- O CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -4% 35% Strikeout
b6 3-4 1 --- O CHC R. Santo B. Kison -3% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-4 2 --- R CHC J. Hickman B. Kison 20% 52% Home Run
b6 4-4 2 --- CHC B. Davis B. Kison 2% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b6 4-4 2 1-- O CHC C. Cannizzaro B. Kison -4% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 4-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 8-9-1
t7 4-4 0 --- O PIT G. Alley B. Bonham 4% 54% Strikeout
Charlie Sands pinch hits for Bruce Kison (P) batting 9th
t7 4-4 1 --- O PIT C. Sands B. Bonham 3% 57% Strikeout Looking
Dave Cash pinch hits for Bill Mazeroski (2B) batting 1st
t7 4-4 2 --- PIT D. Cash B. Bonham -2% 55% Single to LF
t7 4-4 2 1-- PIT V. Davalillo B. Bonham -2% 53% Wild Pitch; Cash to 2B
t7 4-4 2 -2- O PIT V. Davalillo B. Bonham 6% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 4-4, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 9-1-2
Dave Giusti replaces Charlie Sands (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dave Cash moves from PH to 2B
Ramon Webster pinch hits for Bill Bonham (P) batting 9th
b7 4-4 0 --- O CHC R. Webster D. Giusti -4% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 4-4 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger D. Giusti -3% 52% Strikeout
b7 4-4 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert D. Giusti -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Tied 4-4, Cubs' Joe Decker facing 3-4-5
Joe Decker replaces Ramon Webster (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-4 0 --- PIT R. Clemente J. Decker -7% 43% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 4-4 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner J. Decker 2% 46% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Clemente to 2B
t8 4-4 1 -2- R PIT B. Robertson J. Decker -21% 25% Single to LF; Clemente Scores
t8 5-4 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver J. Decker 3% 28% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 5-4 2 1-- PIT M. May J. Decker -1% 26% Oliver Steals 2B
t8 5-4 2 -2- PIT M. May J. Decker -1% 26% Intentional Walk
Dock Ellis pinch runs for Milt May (C) batting 7th
t8 5-4 2 12- R PIT G. Alley J. Decker -12% 14% Single to LF; Oliver Scores; Ellis to 2B
Phil Regan replaces Joe Decker pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 2 12- R PIT D. Giusti P. Regan -7% 7% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ellis Scores; Alley to 3B
t8 7-4 2 1-3 O PIT D. Cash P. Regan 1% 8% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-7, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 3-4-5
Manny Sanguillen replaces Dock Ellis (PR) playing C batting 7th
b8 4-7 0 --- CHC B. Williams D. Giusti 5% 13% Single to CF
b8 4-7 0 1-- O CHC J. Pepitone D. Giusti -4% 9% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-7 1 1-- CHC R. Santo D. Giusti 5% 14% Walk; Pepitone to 2B
b8 4-7 1 12- CHC J. Hickman D. Giusti 9% 24% Single to SS; Pepitone to 3B; Santo to 2B
b8 4-7 1 123 R CHC B. Davis D. Giusti 13% 37% Walk; Pepitone Scores; Santo to 3B; Hickman to 2B
Bob Veale replaces Dave Giusti pitching and batting 9th
Hal Breeden pinch hits for Johnny Callison batting 8th
Johnny Callison pinch hits for Chris Cannizzaro (C) batting 8th
b8 5-7 1 123 O CHC H. Breeden B. Veale -14% 22% Foul Flyball: C
Paul Popovich pinch hits for Phil Regan (P) batting 9th
b8 5-7 2 123 R CHC P. Popovich B. Veale 13% 36% Walk; Santo Scores; Hickman to 3B; Davis to 2B
Mudcat Grant replaces Bob Veale pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-7 2 123 RR CHC D. Kessinger M. Grant 51% 87% Single to 1B; Hickman Scores; Davis Scores; Popovich to 3B
b8 8-7 2 1-3 R CHC G. Beckert M. Grant 7% 94% Single to LF; Popovich Scores; Kessinger to 2B
b8 9-7 2 12- O CHC B. Williams M. Grant -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 7-9, Cubs' Ray Newman facing 2-3-4
Ray Newman replaces Paul Popovich (PH) pitching and batting 9th
J.C. Martin replaces Hal Breeden (PH) playing C batting 8th
Gene Clines pinch hits for Vic Davalillo (LF) batting 2nd
t9 7-9 0 --- O PIT G. Clines R. Newman 4% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-9 1 --- PIT R. Clemente R. Newman -5% 92% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 7-9 1 1-- O PIT R. Hebner R. Newman 5% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 7-9 2 1-- PIT B. Robertson R. Newman -4% 93% Walk; Clemente to 2B
t9 7-9 2 12- O PIT A. Oliver R. Newman 7% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Cubs 9.

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  • 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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