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Standings
MIL
@BOS
2
3
MIN
@CAL
0
3
DET
@NYY
8
5
CHW
@OAK
1
0
 
(10)
KCR
@TEX
0
3
HOU
@ATL
5
3
NYM
@CHC
0
1
NYM
@CHC
9
2
SFG
@CIN
4
3
MON
@PIT
2
10
PHI
@STL
1
3
Sunday, September 30, 1973, 11:00AM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:26
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Mets
0
80-79
 Lost 2 
1st
at Cubs
1
77-82
 Won 1 
5th, 4 GB
W: Bob Locker (10-6)
L: Jon Matlack (14-16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    1  5  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .252 .742 0.006 1.52 0.052 -0.046 0.1 0 2 SH
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .288 .682 -0.212 1.79 0.024 -0.236 -1.3 1 3 GDP
Rusty Staub RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .271 .770 -0.084 1.40 0.052 -0.137 -0.7 2 0 GDP
John Milner 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .240 .764 0.015 1.75 0.115 -0.100 -0.4 8 1
Cleon Jones LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .260 .693 -0.095 1.85 0.050 -0.145 -0.5 1 0 SH,GDP
Dave Schneck CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .194 .466 -0.181 1.88 0.013 -0.194 -0.8 2 0
Jerry Grote C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .257 .608 -0.041 1.14 0.027 -0.069 -0.2 10 0
   Ken Boswell PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227 .621 0.029 3.94 0.029 0.000 0.1
Bud Harrelson SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .262 .665 -0.024 1.28 0.047 -0.071 -0.2 0 1
   Ed Kranepool PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .616 -0.140 5.45 0.000 -0.140 -0.4
Jon Matlack P 1 0 0 0 1 1 .138 .421 0.022 1.59 0.068 -0.047 -0.1 0 0 SH
Team Totals 29 0 8 0 3 3 .276 .620 -0.705 1.78 0.477 -1.185 -4.4 24 7
SH: W Garrett (8, off B Locker); J Matlack (12, off R Reuschel); C Jones (1, off B Locker).
TB: R Staub; W Garrett; B Harrelson; D Schneck; C Jones; J Grote; J Milner; F Millan.
GIDP: F Millan (19); R Staub (16); C Jones (11).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: C Jones (1st base by R Reuschel).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 .262 .639 0.128 1.19 0.150 -0.022 0.8 2 7 SB,SH
Rick Monday CF 4 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .836 -0.185 1.62 0.000 -0.185 -1.3 0 0
Billy Williams LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .289 .810 -0.128 1.56 0.012 -0.140 -0.8 2 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 1 1 1 1 .270 .797 0.277 1.58 0.324 -0.046 1.1 1 3
Jose Cardenal RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .817 -0.090 1.11 0.000 -0.090 -1.0 0 0 SH
Carmen Fanzone 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .804 -0.097 1.23 0.000 -0.097 -0.7 12 1
Paul Popovich 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .237 .585 -0.056 1.01 0.013 -0.069 -0.4 4 5
   Bob Locker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .133 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ken Rudolph C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .196 .521 -0.074 0.94 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 3 2
Rick Reuschel P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .123 .270 -0.046 0.93 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 0 1
   Dave Rosello 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 .265 .629 0.064 1.81 0.064 0.000 0.4 2 0
Team Totals 28 1 5 1 2 9 .179 .412 -0.207 1.29 0.563 -0.769 -2.9 27 19
SH: J Cardenal (4, off J Matlack); D Kessinger (7, off J Matlack).
TB: D Kessinger; D Rosello; R Santo; P Popovich; B Williams.
RBI: R Santo (77).
2-out RBI: R Santo.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Kessinger-P Popovich-C Fanzone 2; P Popovich-D Kessinger-C Fanzone.
E: R Reuschel (3).
Baserunning
SB: D Kessinger (6, 2nd base off J Matlack/J Grote).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, L (14-16) 8 5 1 1 2 9 0 3.20 32 75 0.207 1.29 2.9
Team Totals 8 5 1 1 2 9 0 1.12 32 75 0.207 1.29 2.9

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel 7 7 0 0 2 1 0 3.00 27 62 0.372 1.28 3.1
Bob Locker, W (10-6) 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.56 8 1 0 0.335 3.52 1.4
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 3 3 0 0.00 35 62 1 0 0.707 1.78 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Reuschel (3; C Jones, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Wayne Garrett 3B 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Felix Millan 2B 2 Rick Monday CF
3 Rusty Staub RF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 John Milner 1B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Cleon Jones LF 5 Jose Cardenal RF
6 Dave Schneck CF 6 Carmen Fanzone 1B
7 Jerry Grote C 7 Paul Popovich 2B
8 Bud Harrelson SS 8 Ken Rudolph C
9 Jon Matlack P 9 Rick Reuschel P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-0 2 12- R CHC R. Santo J. Matlack 28% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive); Kessinger to 3B; Rosello Scores
t9 0-1 2 12- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Locker 14% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-0 1 12- OO NYM F. Millan R. Reuschel 12% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 0-1 0 --- NYM J. Milner B. Locker -12% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t9 0-1 1 -2- O NYM D. Schneck B. Locker 11% 89% Strikeout Looking

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' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett R. Reuschel 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM F. Millan R. Reuschel -2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM R. Staub R. Reuschel 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Matlack -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Monday J. Matlack -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Williams J. Matlack 1% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo J. Matlack -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Milner R. Reuschel 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Reuschel 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- NYM D. Schneck R. Reuschel -1% 53% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 2 1-- NYM J. Grote R. Reuschel -3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Schneck to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reuschel 5% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. Fanzone J. Matlack -2% 51% Lineout: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- CHC P. Popovich J. Matlack 1% 52% Single to LF (Pop Fly)
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Rudolph J. Matlack -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Garrett R. Reuschel -3% 50% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
t3 0-0 1 1-- O NYM F. Millan R. Reuschel 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B; Garrett to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O NYM R. Staub R. Reuschel 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Matlack -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. Matlack 3% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Monday J. Matlack -3% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams J. Matlack -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Milner R. Reuschel 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- NYM C. Jones R. Reuschel -3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t4 0-0 1 1-- NYM D. Schneck R. Reuschel -2% 48% Jones Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Jones to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -2- O NYM D. Schneck R. Reuschel 4% 52% Popfly: SS
t4 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Grote R. Reuschel 4% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Santo J. Matlack 4% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Santo to 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- O CHC C. Fanzone J. Matlack -4% 54% Foul Flyball: C
b4 0-0 2 -2- O CHC P. Popovich J. Matlack -4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson R. Reuschel -5% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t5 0-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel 2% 47% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Harrelson to 2B
t5 0-0 1 -2- NYM W. Garrett R. Reuschel -2% 45% Walk
t5 0-0 1 12- OO NYM F. Millan R. Reuschel 12% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHC K. Rudolph J. Matlack -3% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Matlack -2% 51% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. Matlack 2% 53% Walk
b5 0-0 2 1-- CHC R. Monday J. Matlack 1% 55% Kessinger Steals 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- O CHC R. Monday J. Matlack -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 3-4-5
t6 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Staub R. Reuschel -5% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 0-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Milner R. Reuschel 5% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM C. Jones R. Reuschel 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams J. Matlack -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Santo J. Matlack -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-0 2 --- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Schneck R. Reuschel 4% 54% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote R. Reuschel 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reuschel 2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
b7 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. Fanzone J. Matlack -4% 55% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-0 1 --- O CHC P. Popovich J. Matlack -3% 52% Strikeout
b7 0-0 2 --- O CHC K. Rudolph J. Matlack -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
Bob Locker replaces Paul Popovich (2B) pitching and batting 7th
Dave Rosello replaces Rick Reuschel (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t8 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel -7% 43% Walk
t8 0-0 0 1-- O NYM W. Garrett B. Locker 2% 46% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Matlack to 2B
t8 0-0 1 -2- O NYM F. Millan B. Locker 10% 56% Fielder's Choice SS; Matlack out at 3B/SS-3B
t8 0-0 2 1-- O NYM R. Staub B. Locker 5% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
b8 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Rosello J. Matlack 6% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b8 0-0 0 1-- CHC D. Kessinger J. Matlack 9% 76% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Rosello to 2B
b8 0-0 0 12- O CHC R. Monday J. Matlack -9% 67% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b8 0-0 1 12- O CHC B. Williams J. Matlack -8% 59% Flyball: LF
b8 0-0 2 12- R CHC R. Santo J. Matlack 28% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive); Kessinger to 3B; Rosello Scores
b8 1-0 2 1-3 O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack -3% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Bob Locker facing 4-5-6
t9 0-1 0 --- NYM J. Milner B. Locker -12% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t9 0-1 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones B. Locker 5% 78% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Milner to 2B
t9 0-1 1 -2- O NYM D. Schneck B. Locker 11% 89% Strikeout Looking
Ken Boswell pinch hits for Jerry Grote (C) batting 7th
t9 0-1 2 -2- NYM K. Boswell B. Locker -3% 86% Walk
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Bud Harrelson (SS) batting 8th
t9 0-1 2 12- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Locker 14% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 1.

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