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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
4
3
OAK
@CAL
7
5
TOR
@CLE
6
5
 
(12)
CHW
@DET
9
10
TEX
@KCR
5
0
BOS
@MIL
2
4
SEA
@MIN
3
5
CIN
@ATL
3
1
STL
@CHC
21
3
MON
@NYM
3
2
PHI
@PIT
3
7
LAD
@SDP
7
6
HOU
@SFG
2
3
Wednesday, April 27, 1977,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 9,248, Time of Game: 2:34
Cardinals
21
10-7
 Won 1 
1st
at Cubs
3
7-7
 Lost 1 
4th, 1½ GB
W: John Denny (5-0)
L: Mike Krukow (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       4  2  0   0  8  2   0  3  2   21 19  2
Cubs            0  0  1   0  1  1   0  0  0    3 10  5

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .259 .298 .370 .669 0.046 0.49 0.060 -0.014 1.4 1 0
   Jerry Mumphrey LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .500 .563 .714 1.277 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.7 2 0 2B
Garry Templeton SS 7 5 3 1 0 0 7 .288 .294 .348 .643 0.122 0.27 0.129 -0.007 3.3 3 4 2·2B
Bake McBride CF 2 2 0 0 2 1 4 .213 .275 .404 .679 0.002 0.53 0.024 -0.022 -0.0 0 0 IW
   Tony Scott CF 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .357 .455 .536 .990 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.8 1 0
Hector Cruz RF 3 3 3 4 2 0 5 .283 .400 .457 .857 0.136 0.56 0.136 0.000 4.0 1 0 2B
   Mike Anderson RF 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .273 .333 .545 .879 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 1.8 1 0 HR
Ted Simmons C 3 1 2 4 1 0 4 .419 .464 .645 1.109 0.132 0.62 0.139 -0.007 4.0 2 0 IW
   Dave Rader C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 3 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .316 .400 .614 1.014 0.028 0.26 0.050 -0.022 1.7 11 1
   Roger Freed PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .571 1.000 1.571 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Ken Reitz 3B 6 2 1 0 0 2 6 .219 .242 .375 .617 -0.021 0.25 0.023 -0.044 -0.2 0 1 2B
   Clay Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Tyson 2B 4 2 1 0 2 0 6 .200 .263 .229 .492 0.004 0.19 0.009 -0.005 0.5 1 4 IW
John Denny P 4 2 0 0 0 2 5 .067 .125 .067 .192 -0.042 0.28 0.000 -0.042 -1.3 1 0 HBP
   Joel Youngblood PH-3B 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .214 .353 .286 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 1.5 0 0 2B
Team Totals 48 21 19 18 8 7 57 .396 .491 .583 1.075 0.407 0.29 0.570 -0.163 16.1 27 10
2B: G Templeton 2 (2, 1 off W Hernandez, 1 off J Todd); H Cruz (3, off W Hernandez); K Reitz (7, off J Todd); J Mumphrey (3, off S Renko); J Youngblood (1, off R Hernandez).
HR: M Anderson (1, off S Renko, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: M Tyson (1, by W Hernandez); T Simmons (2, by W Hernandez); B McBride (1, by J Todd).
HBP: J Denny (1, by J Todd).
TB: G Templeton 5; M Anderson 4; H Cruz 4; J Mumphrey 3; K Hernandez 3; J Youngblood 2; L Brock 2; T Simmons 2; K Reitz 2; M Tyson.
RBI: H Cruz 4 (10); T Simmons 4 (18); K Hernandez 2 (16); M Anderson 2 (3); L Brock 2 (3); J Youngblood (1); J Mumphrey (1); T Scott (5); G Templeton (6).
2-out RBI: M Anderson 2; H Cruz 2; K Hernandez.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 10 for 23.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Templeton-K Hernandez.
E: J Youngblood (1); J Denny (2).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ivan de Jesus SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .314 .345 .412 .757 0.034 0.41 0.047 -0.013 0.1 1 0
   Dave Rosello SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -1.1 0 2
Jose Cardenal LF 3 2 2 1 0 0 3 .196 .275 .304 .579 0.002 0.47 0.036 -0.035 0.8 1 0 HR
   Gene Clines LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 0.6 0 0
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .389 .389 .389 .778 -0.036 0.38 0.002 -0.038 -0.6 6 1
   Steve Renko P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ramon Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Swisher PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4
Bobby Murcer RF 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .327 .379 .635 1.014 -0.021 0.26 0.009 -0.030 -0.2 2 0
Jerry Morales CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .294 .357 .431 .789 0.000 0.20 0.014 -0.014 -1.4 4 0 GDP
Manny Trillo 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .348 .412 .478 .890 -0.036 0.68 0.000 -0.036 -0.6 0 4
   Mick Kelleher 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.4 1 2
Steve Ontiveros 3B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .256 .385 .349 .733 -0.009 0.20 0.007 -0.016 0.5 1 1
George Mitterwald C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .216 .293 .324 .617 0.001 0.20 0.011 -0.010 0.1 8 0
Mike Krukow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Greg Gross PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .273 .200 .473 -0.021 0.81 0.000 -0.021 -0.5
   Paul Reuschel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Joe Wallis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.1
   Jim Todd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Biittner PH-1B 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .295 .311 .364 .675 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.2 2 0 2B
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 4 5 41 .270 .341 .378 .720 -0.093 0.26 0.128 -0.222 -1.9 27 10
2B: L Biittner (3, off J Denny).
HR: J Cardenal (1, off J Denny, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: J Cardenal 5; L Biittner 2; B Murcer 2; I de Jesus; J Morales; G Mitterwald; S Ontiveros; B Buckner.
GIDP: J Morales (3).
RBI: J Cardenal (2); L Biittner (6); B Murcer (12).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
PB: G Mitterwald (1).
E: J Morales (1); I de Jesus (3); L Biittner (6); S Ontiveros (3); M Trillo (1).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Denny, W (5-0) 8 10 3 3 4 4 1 2.94 37 50 0.093 0.28 1.3
Clay Carroll 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.23 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 4 5 1 3.00 41 50 0 0 0.093 0.26 1.9

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Krukow, L (0-2) 0 2 4 3 2 0 0 15.83 4 30 -0.233 1.41 -2.8
Willie Hernandez 2 4 2 2 2 3 0 1.86 12 3 3 -0.136 0.66 -2.1
Paul Reuschel 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.027 0.17 1.1
Jim Todd 2 8 10 8 3 1 0 14.21 18 0 0 -0.065 0.11 -8.9
Steve Renko 2 2 3 0 1 1 1 3.00 10 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.9
Ramon Hernandez 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 2.45 6 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.5
Team Totals 9 19 21 14 8 7 1 14.00 57 30 3 3 -0.407 0.29 -16.1
M Krukow faced 4 batters in the 1st inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Todd (2; J Denny).
IBB: W Hernandez 2 (2; M Tyson, T Simmons); J Todd (1; B McBride).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: 9,248.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Wind 16mph out to Rightfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Ivan de Jesus SS
2 Garry Templeton SS 2 Jose Cardenal LF
3 Bake McBride CF 3 Bill Buckner 1B
4 Hector Cruz RF 4 Bobby Murcer RF
5 Ted Simmons C 5 Jerry Morales CF
6 Keith Hernandez 1B 6 Manny Trillo 2B
7 Ken Reitz 3B 7 Steve Ontiveros 3B
8 Mike Tyson 2B 8 George Mitterwald C
9 John Denny P 9 Mike Krukow P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 0 123 RRR STL T. Simmons W. Hernandez 13% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Templeton Scores; McBride Scores; Cruz Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Simmons to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-- STL G. Templeton M. Krukow 10% 63% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Brock to 3B/Adv on E4; Templeton to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 R STL H. Cruz M. Krukow 8% 73% Walk; Brock Scores; Templeton to 3B; McBride to 2B
t2 4-0 2 -2- R STL H. Cruz W. Hernandez 5% 88% Double to LF; Templeton Scores
b1 0-4 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus J. Denny -5% 75% Single to P (Ground Ball); de Jesus to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Mike Krukow facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL L. Brock M. Krukow 3% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 1-- STL G. Templeton M. Krukow 10% 63% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Brock to 3B/Adv on E4; Templeton to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -23 STL B. McBride M. Krukow 2% 66% Walk
t1 0-0 0 123 R STL H. Cruz M. Krukow 8% 73% Walk; Brock Scores; Templeton to 3B; McBride to 2B
Willie Hernandez replaces Mike Krukow pitching and batting 9th
t1 1-0 0 123 RRR STL T. Simmons W. Hernandez 13% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Templeton Scores; McBride Scores; Cruz Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Simmons to 3B
t1 4-0 0 --3 O STL K. Hernandez W. Hernandez -2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 4-0 1 --3 O STL K. Reitz W. Hernandez -3% 81% Strikeout
t1 4-0 2 --3 STL M. Tyson W. Hernandez 1% 82% Intentional Walk
t1 4-0 2 1-3 O STL J. Denny W. Hernandez -3% 80% Strikeout
4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' John Denny facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus J. Denny -5% 75% Single to P (Ground Ball); de Jesus to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)
b1 0-4 0 -2- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Denny 3% 78% Popfly: SS
b1 0-4 1 -2- O CHC B. Buckner J. Denny 3% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted; de Jesus to 3B
b1 0-4 2 --3 O CHC B. Murcer J. Denny 3% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 1-2-3
t2 4-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock W. Hernandez -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 4-0 1 --- STL G. Templeton W. Hernandez 2% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t2 4-0 1 -2- O STL B. McBride W. Hernandez -2% 83% Strikeout
t2 4-0 2 -2- R STL H. Cruz W. Hernandez 5% 88% Double to LF; Templeton Scores
t2 5-0 2 -2- STL T. Simmons W. Hernandez 0% 88% Intentional Walk
t2 5-0 2 12- 5,(1-2)  R STL K. Hernandez W. Hernandez 4% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cruz Scores; Simmons to 3B; Hernandez to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 6-0 2 -23 O STL K. Reitz W. Hernandez -1% 91% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' John Denny facing 5-6-7
b2 0-6 0 --- O CHC J. Morales J. Denny 1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-6 1 --- O CHC M. Trillo J. Denny 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-6 2 --- CHC S. Ontiveros J. Denny -1% 92% Walk
b2 0-6 2 1-- CHC G. Mitterwald J. Denny -1% 91% Walk; Ontiveros to 2B
Greg Gross pinch hits for Willie Hernandez (P) batting 9th
b2 0-6 2 12- O CHC G. Gross J. Denny 2% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Paul Reuschel facing 8-9-1
Paul Reuschel replaces Greg Gross (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t3 6-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL M. Tyson P. Reuschel -0% 93% Lineout: 1B
t3 6-0 1 --- O STL J. Denny P. Reuschel -0% 92% Strikeout
t3 6-0 2 --- O STL L. Brock P. Reuschel -0% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' John Denny facing 1-2-3
b3 0-6 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Denny 1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-6 1 --- R CHC J. Cardenal J. Denny -4% 90% Home Run
b3 1-6 1 --- O CHC B. Buckner J. Denny 1% 91% Lineout: RF
b3 1-6 2 --- CHC B. Murcer J. Denny -1% 90% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b3 1-6 2 1-- CHC J. Morales J. Denny -1% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive); Murcer to 2B
b3 1-6 2 12- O CHC M. Trillo J. Denny 3% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cubs' Paul Reuschel facing 2-3-4
t4 6-1 0 --- O STL G. Templeton P. Reuschel -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 6-1 1 --- O STL B. McBride P. Reuschel -1% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 6-1 2 --- STL H. Cruz P. Reuschel 0% 91% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 6-1 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons P. Reuschel -1% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-6, Cardinals' John Denny facing 7-8-9
b4 1-6 0 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros J. Denny 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-6 1 --- O CHC G. Mitterwald J. Denny 1% 93% Strikeout Looking
Joe Wallis pinch hits for Paul Reuschel (P) batting 9th
b4 1-6 2 --- O CHC J. Wallis J. Denny 1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cubs' Jim Todd facing 6-7-8
Jim Todd replaces Joe Wallis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-1 0 --- STL K. Hernandez J. Todd 1% 94% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t5 6-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  STL K. Reitz J. Todd 2% 96% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Hernandez to 3B
t5 6-1 0 -23 STL M. Tyson J. Todd 0% 97% Walk
t5 6-1 0 123 O STL J. Denny J. Todd -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Reitz to 3B; Tyson to 2B; Denny to 1B
t5 6-1 1 123 RR STL L. Brock J. Todd 3% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Reitz Scores; Tyson Scores; Denny to 2B
t5 8-1 1 12- R STL G. Templeton J. Todd 1% 99% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Denny Scores; Brock to 3B
t5 9-1 1 -23 STL B. McBride J. Todd 0% 99% Intentional Walk
t5 9-1 1 123 R STL H. Cruz J. Todd 0% 99% Walk; Brock Scores; Templeton to 3B; McBride to 2B
t5 10-1 1 123 RRR STL T. Simmons J. Todd 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Templeton Scores; McBride Scores; Cruz Scores/Adv on E6/No RBI; Simmons to 2B
t5 13-1 1 -2- R STL K. Hernandez J. Todd 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Simmons Scores/unER
t5 14-1 1 1-- O STL K. Reitz J. Todd 0% 100% Strikeout
t5 14-1 2 1-- O STL M. Tyson J. Todd 0% 100% Popfly: SS
8 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 14, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-14, Cardinals' John Denny facing 1-2-3
Dave Rader replaces Ted Simmons playing C batting 5th
Jerry Mumphrey replaces Lou Brock playing LF batting 1st
Tony Scott replaces Bake McBride playing CF batting 3rd
b5 1-14 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-14 1 --- CHC J. Cardenal J. Denny -0% 100% Single to CF
b5 1-14 1 1-- CHC B. Buckner J. Denny -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cardenal to 3B
b5 1-14 1 1-3 RO CHC B. Murcer J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Cardenal Scores
b5 2-14 2 1-- O CHC J. Morales J. Denny 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 14, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 14-2, Cubs' Jim Todd facing 9-1-2
Mick Kelleher replaces Manny Trillo playing 2B batting 6th
Dave Rosello replaces Ivan de Jesus playing SS batting 1st
Gene Clines replaces Jose Cardenal playing LF batting 2nd
t6 14-2 0 --- STL J. Denny J. Todd 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
t6 14-2 0 1-- STL J. Mumphrey J. Todd 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Denny to 2B
t6 14-2 0 12- O STL G. Templeton J. Todd 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Denny to 3B
t6 14-2 1 1-3 STL T. Scott J. Todd 0% 100% Passed Ball; Templeton to 2B
t6 14-2 1 -23 6,(2-2)  RO STL T. Scott J. Todd 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Denny Scores; Templeton to 3B
t6 15-2 2 --3 R STL H. Cruz J. Todd 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Templeton Scores/unER
t6 16-2 2 1-- O STL D. Rader J. Todd 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 16, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-16, Cardinals' John Denny facing 6-7-8
Mike Anderson replaces Hector Cruz playing RF batting 4th
b6 2-16 0 --- O CHC M. Kelleher J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-16 1 --- CHC S. Ontiveros J. Denny -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 2-16 1 1-- CHC G. Mitterwald J. Denny -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ontiveros to 2B
Larry Biittner pinch hits for Jim Todd (P) batting 9th
b6 2-16 1 12- R CHC L. Biittner J. Denny -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive); Ontiveros Scores; Mitterwald to 3B
b6 3-16 1 -23 O CHC D. Rosello J. Denny 0% 100% Strikeout
b6 3-16 2 -23 CHC G. Clines J. Denny -0% 100% Walk
b6 3-16 2 123 O CHC B. Buckner J. Denny 0% 100% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 16, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 16-3, Cubs' Steve Renko facing 6-7-8
Steve Renko replaces Bill Buckner (1B) pitching and batting 3rd
Larry Biittner moves from PH to 1B
t7 16-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez S. Renko 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t7 16-3 1 --- O STL K. Reitz S. Renko 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t7 16-3 2 --- O STL M. Tyson S. Renko 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 16, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-16, Cardinals' John Denny facing 4-5-6
b7 3-16 0 --- CHC B. Murcer J. Denny -0% 100% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
b7 3-16 0 1-- OO CHC J. Morales J. Denny 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b7 3-16 2 --- O CHC M. Kelleher J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 16, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 16-3, Cubs' Steve Renko facing 9-1-2
t8 16-3 0 --- O STL J. Denny S. Renko 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 16-3 1 --- STL J. Mumphrey S. Renko 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t8 16-3 1 -2- R STL G. Templeton S. Renko 0% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Mumphrey Scores/unER; Templeton to 2B
t8 17-3 1 -2- O STL T. Scott S. Renko 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 17-3 2 -2- RR STL M. Anderson S. Renko 0% 100% Home Run; Templeton Scores/unER; Anderson Scores/unER
t8 19-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  STL D. Rader S. Renko 0% 100% Walk
Roger Freed pinch hits for Keith Hernandez (1B) batting 6th
t8 19-3 2 1-- O STL R. Freed S. Renko 0% 100% Lineout: CF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 19, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-19, Cardinals' John Denny facing 7-8-9
Roger Freed moves from PH to 1B
b8 3-19 0 --- CHC S. Ontiveros J. Denny -0% 100% Walk
b8 3-19 0 1-- O CHC G. Mitterwald J. Denny 0% 100% Lineout: LF
b8 3-19 1 1-- O CHC L. Biittner J. Denny 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 3-19 2 1-- O CHC D. Rosello J. Denny 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 19, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 19-3, Cubs' Ramon Hernandez facing 7-8-9
Ramon Hernandez replaces Steve Renko pitching and batting 3rd
t9 19-3 0 --- STL K. Reitz R. Hernandez 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Reitz to 1B
t9 19-3 0 1-- STL M. Tyson R. Hernandez 0% 100% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Reitz to 2B
Joel Youngblood pinch hits for John Denny (P) batting 9th
t9 19-3 0 12- R STL J. Youngblood R. Hernandez 0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive); Reitz Scores/unER; Tyson to 3B
t9 20-3 0 -23 RO STL J. Mumphrey R. Hernandez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Tyson Scores
t9 21-3 1 -2- O STL G. Templeton R. Hernandez 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 21-3 2 -2- O STL T. Scott R. Hernandez 0% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 21, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-21, Cardinals' Clay Carroll facing 2-3-4
Clay Carroll replaces Ken Reitz (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Joel Youngblood moves from PH to 3B
b9 3-21 0 --- CHC G. Clines C. Carroll 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Clines to 1B
Steve Swisher pinch hits for Ramon Hernandez (P) batting 3rd
b9 3-21 0 1-- O CHC S. Swisher C. Carroll 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 3-21 1 1-- O CHC B. Murcer C. Carroll 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 3-21 2 1-- O CHC J. Morales C. Carroll 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 21, Cubs 3.

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