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Scores
Standings
MIN
@DET
2
4
NYY
@OAK
2
8
PIT
@ATL
4
3
PIT
@ATL
15
4
CIN
@CHC
3
6
STL
@HOU
3
2
LAD
@MON
6
12
SFG
@NYM
5
4
SDP
@PHI
1
3
Monday, August 23, 1971, 1:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 31,893, Time of Game: 2:27
Reds
3
63-67
 Lost 1 
5th, 12½ GB
at Cubs
6
69-57
 Won 1 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Juan Pizarro (5-2)
L: Don Gullett (14-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  2    3  5  0
Cubs            2  0  1   0  0  2   1  0  X    6 11  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .303 .376 .416 .791 -0.104 1.02 0.000 -0.104 -1.1 2 0
Hal McRae LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .274 .414 .688 -0.064 0.64 0.000 -0.064 -0.7 2 0
Tony Perez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .336 .458 .794 -0.021 0.41 0.012 -0.032 -0.2 9 0
Johnny Bench C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .245 .296 .444 .740 -0.009 0.59 0.035 -0.043 0.1 9 0 2B
George Foster CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .241 .298 .397 .695 0.002 0.74 0.040 -0.038 1.1 0 0 2B
Tommy Helms 2B 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .263 .289 .339 .628 -0.061 1.01 0.026 -0.087 -0.6 1 3
Woody Woodward 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .219 .282 .255 .537 0.023 0.79 0.062 -0.039 0.2 1 2
Dave Concepcion SS 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .211 .253 .262 .515 0.014 1.04 0.071 -0.057 0.4 0 1
Don Gullett P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .102 .117 .102 .218 -0.055 1.29 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 0 0
   Lee May PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .280 .336 .558 .895 0.084 1.63 0.084 0.000 1.0
   Tony Cloninger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .269 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Buddy Bradford PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .197 .307 .295 .603 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Joe Gibbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Al Ferrara PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .298 .250 .548 -0.080 2.16 0.000 -0.080 -0.9
Team Totals 30 3 5 3 6 4 36 .167 .306 .233 .539 -0.275 0.84 0.330 -0.603 -1.4 24 8
2B: J Bench (15, off J Pizarro); G Foster (19, off J Pizarro).
TB: G Foster 2; J Bench 2; T Perez; L May; D Concepcion.
RBI: L May (78); D Concepcion (18); T Helms (41).
2-out RBI: L May.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cleo James CF 5 2 3 2 0 0 5 .281 .333 .391 .724 0.153 0.51 0.175 -0.022 2.5 1 0 HR,2B
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 1 3 0 0 1 5 .355 .382 .413 .795 -0.001 0.48 0.027 -0.028 -0.0 3 2 SH
Billy Williams LF 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .310 .389 .519 .908 0.020 0.62 0.044 -0.024 0.3 2 0 IW
Joe Pepitone 1B 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .306 .350 .489 .839 -0.019 0.77 0.028 -0.047 -0.5 11 0
Ron Santo 3B 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .265 .356 .435 .792 0.225 1.09 0.270 -0.045 2.6 1 3 2·2B
Hector Torres SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .269 .321 .308 .629 -0.048 0.86 0.000 -0.048 -0.8 1 1
   Don Kessinger PH-SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255 .324 .323 .647 -0.038 0.74 0.006 -0.044 -0.3 1 1
Chris Cannizzaro C 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .206 .312 .311 .623 -0.034 0.43 0.004 -0.038 -0.6 4 0 SF
Johnny Callison RF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .198 .284 .309 .593 -0.006 0.29 0.014 -0.020 -0.3 3 0
Juan Pizarro P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .056 .100 .056 .156 -0.029 0.30 0.000 -0.029 -0.7 0 2
Team Totals 34 6 11 6 4 9 40 .324 .385 .500 .885 0.223 0.59 0.568 -0.345 2.1 27 9
2B: R Santo 2 (18, 1 off J Gibbon, 1 off D Gullett); C James (4, off T Cloninger).
HR: C James (1, off T Cloninger, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: C Cannizzaro (2, off J Gibbon).
SH: G Beckert (12, off T Cloninger).
IBB: B Williams (14, by T Cloninger).
TB: C James 7; R Santo 5; G Beckert 3; B Williams 2.
RBI: R Santo 3 (74); C James 2 (8); C Cannizzaro (28).
2-out RBI: R Santo 3; C James 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Beckert-J Pepitone 2.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Gullett, L (14-5) 4 5 3 3 1 6 0 2.49 18 45 -0.150 0.79 -1.0
Tony Cloninger 2 3 2 2 3 0 1 3.68 12 0 0 -0.063 0.75 -1.0
Joe Gibbon 2 3 1 1 0 3 0 2.91 10 0 0 -0.010 0.03 -0.0
Team Totals 8 11 6 6 4 9 1 6.75 40 45 0 0 -0.223 0.59 -2.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Pizarro, W (5-2) 9 5 3 3 6 4 0 2.72 36 63 0.277 0.84 1.4
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 6 4 0 3.00 36 63 0.277 0.84 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: J Pizarro (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: T Cloninger (2; B Williams).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 31,893.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 14mph in unknown direction, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Cleo James CF
2 Hal McRae LF 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Tony Perez 1B 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Johnny Bench C 4 Joe Pepitone 1B
5 George Foster CF 5 Ron Santo 3B
6 Tommy Helms 2B 6 Hector Torres SS
7 Woody Woodward 3B 7 Chris Cannizzaro C
8 Dave Concepcion SS 8 Johnny Callison RF
9 Don Gullett P 9 Juan Pizarro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- RR CHC R. Santo D. Gullett 19% 73% Double to LF; Beckert Scores; Williams Scores
b6 3-1 2 1-- RR CHC C. James T. Cloninger 11% 95% Home Run; Callison Scores
t5 0-3 2 12- R CIN L. May J. Pizarro -8% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Helms Scores; Woodward to 2B
t9 3-6 1 12- OO CIN A. Ferrara J. Pizarro 8% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 2 12- R CHC R. Santo D. Gullett 8% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive); James Scores; Pepitone to 3B

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' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose J. Pizarro 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN H. McRae J. Pizarro 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Pizarro 1% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. James D. Gullett -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC G. Beckert D. Gullett 2% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHC B. Williams D. Gullett 4% 58% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Beckert to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O CHC J. Pepitone D. Gullett -4% 54% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 12- RR CHC R. Santo D. Gullett 19% 73% Double to LF; Beckert Scores; Williams Scores
b1 2-0 2 -2- O CHC H. Torres D. Gullett -2% 70% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CIN J. Bench J. Pizarro 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O CIN G. Foster J. Pizarro 2% 74% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O CIN T. Helms J. Pizarro 1% 75% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC C. Cannizzaro D. Gullett -2% 74% Popfly: 1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC J. Callison D. Gullett -1% 73% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC J. Pizarro D. Gullett -1% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O CIN W. Woodward J. Pizarro 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- CIN D. Concepcion J. Pizarro -3% 71% Walk
t3 0-2 1 1-- OO CIN D. Gullett J. Pizarro 5% 77% Double Play: Groundout: 2B-1B/Interference by Runner
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- CHC C. James D. Gullett 2% 79% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b3 2-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Beckert D. Gullett -2% 77% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams D. Gullett -2% 75% Strikeout
b3 2-0 2 1-- CHC J. Pepitone D. Gullett 1% 77% Walk; James to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- R CHC R. Santo D. Gullett 8% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive); James Scores; Pepitone to 3B
b3 3-0 2 1-3 O CHC H. Torres D. Gullett -2% 82% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O CIN P. Rose J. Pizarro 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O CIN H. McRae J. Pizarro 1% 86% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 0-3 2 --- CIN T. Perez J. Pizarro -1% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t4 0-3 2 1-- O CIN J. Bench J. Pizarro 2% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- O CHC C. Cannizzaro D. Gullett -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O CHC J. Callison D. Gullett -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-0 2 --- O CHC J. Pizarro D. Gullett -1% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- O CIN G. Foster J. Pizarro 2% 87% Flyball: RF
t5 0-3 1 --- CIN T. Helms J. Pizarro -3% 84% Walk
t5 0-3 1 1-- CIN W. Woodward J. Pizarro -4% 80% Walk; Helms to 2B
t5 0-3 1 12- O CIN D. Concepcion J. Pizarro 5% 85% Flyball: CF
Lee May pinch hits for Don Gullett (P) batting 9th
t5 0-3 2 12- R CIN L. May J. Pizarro -8% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Helms Scores; Woodward to 2B
t5 1-3 2 12- O CIN P. Rose J. Pizarro 5% 82% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Reds' Tony Cloninger facing 1-2-3
Tony Cloninger replaces Lee May (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-1 0 --- CHC C. James T. Cloninger 4% 86% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b5 3-1 0 -2- O CHC G. Beckert T. Cloninger -1% 85% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; James to 3B
b5 3-1 1 --3 CHC B. Williams T. Cloninger 1% 86% Intentional Walk
b5 3-1 1 1-3 CHC J. Pepitone T. Cloninger 1% 87% Walk; Williams to 2B
b5 3-1 1 123 O CHC R. Santo T. Cloninger -5% 83% Popfly: 2B
Don Kessinger pinch hits for Hector Torres (SS) batting 6th
b5 3-1 2 123 O CHC D. Kessinger T. Cloninger -4% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
Don Kessinger moves from PH to SS
t6 1-3 0 --- O CIN H. McRae J. Pizarro 3% 82% Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 1 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Pizarro 2% 84% Flyball: RF
t6 1-3 2 --- CIN J. Bench J. Pizarro -3% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t6 1-3 2 -2- CIN G. Foster J. Pizarro -2% 79% Walk
t6 1-3 2 12- O CIN T. Helms J. Pizarro 6% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Reds' Tony Cloninger facing 7-8-9
b6 3-1 0 --- O CHC C. Cannizzaro T. Cloninger -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-1 1 --- CHC J. Callison T. Cloninger 1% 85% Walk
b6 3-1 1 1-- O CHC J. Pizarro T. Cloninger -2% 84% Foul Bunt Popfly: 3B
b6 3-1 2 1-- RR CHC C. James T. Cloninger 11% 95% Home Run; Callison Scores
b6 5-1 2 --- CHC G. Beckert T. Cloninger 0% 95% Single to LF
b6 5-1 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams T. Cloninger -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- O CIN W. Woodward J. Pizarro 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
t7 1-5 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion J. Pizarro 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
Buddy Bradford pinch hits for Tony Cloninger (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 2 --- O CIN B. Bradford J. Pizarro 0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Reds' Joe Gibbon facing 4-5-6
Joe Gibbon replaces Buddy Bradford (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O CHC J. Pepitone J. Gibbon -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b7 5-1 1 --- CHC R. Santo J. Gibbon 1% 98% Double to LF
b7 5-1 1 -2- CHC D. Kessinger J. Gibbon 1% 98% Fielder's Choice ; Santo to 3B; Kessinger to 1B
b7 5-1 1 1-3 RO CHC C. Cannizzaro J. Gibbon 0% 99% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Santo Scores
b7 6-1 2 1-- O CHC J. Callison J. Gibbon -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
t8 1-6 0 --- O CIN P. Rose J. Pizarro 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 1-6 1 --- O CIN H. McRae J. Pizarro 0% 99% Popfly: SS
t8 1-6 2 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Pizarro 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Reds' Joe Gibbon facing 9-1-2
b8 6-1 0 --- O CHC J. Pizarro J. Gibbon -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 6-1 1 --- O CHC C. James J. Gibbon -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-1 2 --- CHC G. Beckert J. Gibbon 0% 99% Single to LF
b8 6-1 2 1-- CHC B. Williams J. Gibbon 0% 100% Single to LF; Beckert to 2B
b8 6-1 2 12- O CHC J. Pepitone J. Gibbon -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 6.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 4-5-6
t9 1-6 0 --- CIN J. Bench J. Pizarro -1% 99% Walk
t9 1-6 0 1-- CIN G. Foster J. Pizarro -2% 97% Double to LF; Bench to 3B
t9 1-6 0 -23 RO CIN T. Helms J. Pizarro 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B; Bench Scores
t9 2-6 1 -2- CIN W. Woodward J. Pizarro 0% 98% Wild Pitch; Foster to 3B
t9 2-6 1 --3 CIN W. Woodward J. Pizarro -2% 96% Walk
t9 2-6 1 1-3 R CIN D. Concepcion J. Pizarro -4% 92% Single to LF; Foster Scores; Woodward to 2B
Al Ferrara pinch hits for Joe Gibbon (P) batting 9th
t9 3-6 1 12- OO CIN A. Ferrara J. Pizarro 8% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 6.

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