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Standings
DET
@BOS
2
3
 
(10)
KCR
@CAL
6
2
MIL
@MIN
4
2
BAL
@NYY
5
0
CHW
@OAK
5
1
CHW
@OAK
6
2
CLE
@WSA
1
9
SDP
@ATL
2
5
NYM
@CHC
0
3
LAD
@CIN
3
9
SFG
@HOU
1
3
PHI
@MON
5
4
PHI
@MON
3
4
PIT
@STL
4
6
Tuesday, September 21, 1971, 1:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 5,464, Time of Game: 1:50
Mets
0
79-75
 Lost 1 
4th, 13½ GB
at Cubs
3
80-74
 Won 2 
3rd, 12½ GB
W: Burt Hooton (2-0)
L: Tom Seaver (18-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  1
Cubs            0  2  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  3  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .253 .319 .304 .622 0.007 0.89 0.060 -0.053 0.1 3 1 SB
Wayne Garrett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .229 .329 .257 .585 -0.001 0.62 0.031 -0.032 0.0 1 0
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .319 .383 .480 .863 -0.074 0.96 0.019 -0.093 -0.8 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .285 .343 .456 .799 -0.096 0.97 0.000 -0.096 -1.1 6 0
Mike Jorgensen CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .214 .296 .359 .655 0.008 0.76 0.053 -0.045 -0.0 3 0
Ken Singleton RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .378 .378 .756 -0.062 1.11 0.038 -0.100 -0.6 1 0 GDP
Jerry Grote C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .272 .340 .351 .692 -0.046 0.91 0.012 -0.058 -0.5 9 0
Tim Foli 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227 .276 .290 .567 -0.088 0.84 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 1 7 GDP
Tom Seaver P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .202 .237 .270 .506 -0.033 0.66 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 0 1
   John Milner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.022 0.87 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Buzz Capra 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 29 0 2 0 3 5 32 .069 .156 .069 .225 -0.407 0.86 0.213 -0.620 -4.4 24 9
TB: B Harrelson; M Jorgensen.
GIDP: T Foli (6); K Singleton (12).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Foli-B Harrelson.
E: B Harrelson (16).
Baserunning
SB: B Harrelson (26, 2nd base off B Hooton/F Fernandez).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cleo James CF 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .294 .357 .397 .754 -0.013 0.49 0.017 -0.029 -0.3 2 0 HBP
Paul Popovich 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .259 .317 .576 0.000 0.49 0.045 -0.045 -0.3 2 3
Billy Williams LF 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 .302 .382 .504 .886 0.004 0.66 0.021 -0.018 -0.2 2 0 SF
Pat Bourque 1B 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .192 .222 .308 .530 0.015 0.58 0.037 -0.023 -0.1 9 1
Ron Santo 3B 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .268 .352 .432 .785 0.150 0.69 0.164 -0.014 1.3 0 3 HR
Gene Hiser RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .214 .267 .214 .481 -0.028 0.41 0.011 -0.039 -0.6 3 0
Don Kessinger SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .252 .313 .312 .624 -0.009 0.25 0.006 -0.015 -0.2 2 5
Frank Fernandez C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .155 .319 .352 .671 -0.021 0.26 0.000 -0.021 -0.4 5 0
Burt Hooton P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.004 0.35 0.014 -0.018 -0.1 2 0
Team Totals 24 3 3 3 3 8 29 .125 .241 .250 .491 0.094 0.47 0.315 -0.222 -0.9 27 12
HR: R Santo (21, off T Seaver, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: B Williams (3, off T Seaver).
HBP: C James (5, by T Seaver).
TB: R Santo 4; D Kessinger; P Popovich.
RBI: R Santo 2 (84); B Williams (88).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Kessinger-P Bourque; R Santo-P Popovich-P Bourque.
E: B Hooton (1); P Bourque (2).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: G Hiser (1st base by T Seaver).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (18-10) 7 3 3 3 3 6 1 1.81 26 62 -0.099 0.51 0.4
Buzz Capra 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.006 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 8 3 3 3 3 8 1 3.38 29 62 0 0 -0.093 0.47 0.9

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Burt Hooton, W (2-0) 9 2 0 0 3 5 0 2.11 32 85 0.407 0.86 4.4
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 3 5 0 0.00 32 85 0.407 0.86 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Seaver (4; C James).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: T Seaver (3; G Hiser, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ken Burkhart.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: 5,464.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 63° F, Wind 5mph from Left to Right, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Cleo James CF
2 Wayne Garrett 3B 2 Paul Popovich 2B
3 Cleon Jones LF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Ed Kranepool 1B 4 Pat Bourque 1B
5 Mike Jorgensen CF 5 Ron Santo 3B
6 Ken Singleton RF 6 Gene Hiser RF
7 Jerry Grote C 7 Don Kessinger SS
8 Tim Foli 2B 8 Frank Fernandez C
9 Tom Seaver P 9 Burt Hooton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 16% 75% Home Run; Bourque Scores
t7 0-3 0 1-- OO NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton 8% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t1 0-0 0 12- O NYM C. Jones B. Hooton 5% 46% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 1-- CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver 5% 82% Single to LF; James to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson B. Hooton -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton -2% 44% Harrelson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton -3% 41% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- O NYM C. Jones B. Hooton 5% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 4% 51% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 12- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. James T. Seaver -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver -2% 51% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton -4% 46% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Grote B. Hooton 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 16% 75% Home Run; Bourque Scores
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -2% 74% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -1% 73% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC F. Fernandez T. Seaver -1% 72% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Hooton 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hooton 2% 76% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-2 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 1% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHC B. Hooton T. Seaver -2% 75% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- CHC C. James T. Seaver 2% 77% Hit By Pitch
b3 2-0 1 1-- CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver 5% 82% Single to LF; James to 3B
b3 2-0 1 1-3 RO CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 2% 84% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; James Scores; Popovich to 2B
b3 3-0 2 -2- O CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hooton 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 1% 86% Strikeout
t4 0-3 2 --- NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton -1% 85% Walk
t4 0-3 2 1-- O NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
b4 3-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. Seaver -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 1 --- CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver 1% 87% Walk
b4 3-0 1 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -2% 85% Hiser Picked off 1B (P-2B-SS)
b4 3-0 2 --- CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 1% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 3-0 2 1-- O CHC F. Fernandez T. Seaver -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- O NYM J. Grote B. Hooton 2% 87% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- O NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Hooton 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- CHC B. Hooton T. Seaver 1% 90% Walk
b5 3-0 0 1-- O CHC C. James T. Seaver -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; James to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b5 3-0 1 -2- OO CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver -3% 87% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hooton 2% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-3 1 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 0-3 2 --- NYM C. Jones B. Hooton -2% 89% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Jones to 2B
t6 0-3 2 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 3% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b6 3-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver -1% 91% Strikeout
b6 3-0 1 --- O CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver -1% 90% Foul Flyball: C
b6 3-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo T. Seaver -0% 90% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton -4% 86% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 0-3 0 1-- OO NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton 8% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- NYM J. Grote B. Hooton -1% 92% Walk
t7 0-3 2 1-- O NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 2% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b7 3-0 0 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-0 2 --- O CHC F. Fernandez T. Seaver -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 9-1-2
John Milner pinch hits for Tom Seaver (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 0 --- O NYM J. Milner B. Hooton 2% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-3 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hooton 1% 97% Foul Flyball: LF
t8 0-3 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Buzz Capra facing 9-1-2
Buzz Capra replaces John Milner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O CHC B. Hooton B. Capra -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 3-0 1 --- O CHC C. James B. Capra -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b8 3-0 2 --- O CHC P. Popovich B. Capra -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 3-4-5
t9 0-3 0 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hooton 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-3 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 1% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-3 2 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.

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