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Standings
MIN
@BAL
5
6
 
(13)
KCR
@BOS
3
5
OAK
@CLE
7
3
SEA
@DET
3
2
TEX
@MIL
11
3
CHW
@NYY
10
11
CAL
@TOR
7
2
HOU
@ATL
4
1
PIT
@CHC
5
6
 
(15)
SDP
@CIN
1
5
SFG
@LAD
2
3
PHI
@MON
7
5
NYM
@STL
5
1
Tuesday, August 16, 1977, 2:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 24,039, Time of Game: 4:40
Pirates
5
69-50
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Cubs
6
66-51
 Won 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
L: Larry Demery (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14 15    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  4  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    5 12  4
Cubs            3  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    6 15  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 7 0 0 0 0 4 7 .239 .294 .363 .658 -0.239 1.30 0.012 -0.251 -1.8 5 1 SB
Phil Garner 3B-SS-3B 5 1 1 0 2 0 7 .248 .315 .444 .759 -0.067 1.38 0.058 -0.125 -0.4 2 2
Dave Parker RF 7 1 1 0 0 3 7 .345 .398 .548 .946 -0.156 1.49 0.086 -0.243 -0.7 4 0 2B
Bill Robinson LF-1B 7 2 3 4 0 1 7 .309 .345 .541 .886 0.228 1.20 0.364 -0.137 2.4 6 0 2·HR
Rennie Stennett 2B 7 1 1 0 0 1 7 .335 .377 .432 .809 -0.163 1.41 0.062 -0.225 -0.9 0 6 SB
Bobby Tolan 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .197 .247 .329 .576 0.008 0.78 0.043 -0.036 -0.1 6 1
   Jim Fregosi PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .299 .411 .506 .917 -0.060 2.45 0.000 -0.060 -0.3
   Mario Mendoza SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .219 .240 .260 .500 -0.030 2.41 0.065 -0.095 -0.0 2 1
Duffy Dyer C 6 0 2 0 1 0 7 .263 .377 .333 .711 0.052 1.49 0.164 -0.113 0.7 13 1 2B
Frank Taveras SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .233 .301 .304 .605 -0.077 1.31 0.000 -0.077 -1.0 5 0
   Fernando Gonzalez PH-3B-LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .276 .314 .409 .723 0.252 2.98 0.345 -0.093 1.0 1 0 IW
Bruce Kison P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .208 .236 .302 .538 0.009 0.89 0.036 -0.026 0.0 0 1
   Jerry Hairston PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .319 .359 .679 -0.022 0.74 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Grant Jackson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .417 .750 -0.056 1.96 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 0 0
   Rich Gossage P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222 .222 .278 .500 -0.048 1.87 0.000 -0.048 -0.2 0 3
   Jerry Reuss PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .266 .237 .503 -0.026 3.42 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 SH
   Kent Tekulve P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Macha PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .238 .333 .571 -0.176 6.89 0.000 -0.176 -0.8
   Larry Demery P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .294 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 57 5 12 5 5 12 63 .211 .274 .351 .625 -0.571 1.66 1.235 -1.809 -3.1 44 16
2B: D Dyer (9, off B Bonham); D Parker (39, off B Bonham).
HR: B Robinson 2 (20, 2 off B Bonham, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: J Reuss (2, off P Broberg).
IBB: F Gonzalez (3, by W Hernandez).
TB: B Robinson 9; D Dyer 3; F Gonzalez 2; D Parker 2; R Stennett; P Garner; B Tolan; M Mendoza.
RBI: B Robinson 4 (83); F Gonzalez (20).
2-out RBI: F Gonzalez; B Robinson.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Moreno-R Stennett-B Tolan.
E: R Stennett (11); D Dyer (2); F Taveras (17); O Moreno (6).
Outfield Assists: O Moreno (B Bonham at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: R Stennett (26, 2nd base off B Bonham/G Mitterwald); O Moreno (37, 2nd base off B Bonham/G Mitterwald).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Greg Gross CF 7 0 3 0 0 0 7 .299 .372 .396 .768 0.506 1.44 0.610 -0.104 0.5 4 0 2B
Larry Biittner LF 6 1 0 0 0 0 7 .291 .337 .405 .742 -0.230 1.68 0.024 -0.254 -2.1 2 0 SH
Bill Buckner 1B 7 1 2 0 0 0 7 .304 .328 .455 .783 -0.175 1.26 0.070 -0.244 -0.8 16 0 CS
Bobby Murcer RF 5 3 2 1 1 1 7 .275 .372 .475 .847 0.043 1.62 0.161 -0.118 1.2 3 0 SB,HBP,IW
Steve Ontiveros 3B 6 0 2 3 0 2 7 .294 .384 .427 .811 0.027 1.89 0.229 -0.203 1.8 0 0 2·2B,SF
Manny Trillo 2B 7 0 0 0 0 3 7 .284 .333 .393 .726 -0.287 1.62 0.000 -0.287 -1.9 3 7
George Mitterwald C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243 .298 .387 .685 -0.035 0.43 0.000 -0.035 -0.8 7 0
   Jose Cardenal PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258 .358 .384 .742 0.135 3.57 0.135 0.000 0.4
   Dave Giusti P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.048 1.87 0.000 -0.048 -0.2 0 0
   Bobby Darwin PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .150 .150 .200 .350 -0.048 1.87 0.000 -0.048 -0.2
   Pete Broberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Willie Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Clines PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .312 .389 .433 .822 0.384 4.42 0.384 0.000 1.0
Ivan de Jesus SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .253 .314 .333 .646 0.013 0.32 0.028 -0.015 0.2 2 3 CS
   Mick Kelleher SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .234 .250 .287 .537 -0.137 2.77 0.030 -0.167 -0.4 3 3
Bill Bonham P 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .241 .255 .278 .532 0.021 0.43 0.032 -0.011 0.4 0 3
   Dave Roberts P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Morales PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .320 .381 .495 .876 -0.117 4.79 0.000 -0.117 -0.3
   Steve Swisher C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .196 .242 .322 .564 -0.128 2.33 0.000 -0.128 -0.5 5 0
Team Totals 56 6 15 4 2 13 61 .268 .300 .321 .621 -0.076 1.61 1.703 -1.779 -1.7 45 17
2B: S Ontiveros 2 (21, 2 off B Kison); G Gross (6, off R Gossage).
SF: S Ontiveros (3, off B Kison).
SH: L Biittner (1, off R Gossage).
IBB: B Murcer (9, by R Gossage).
HBP: B Murcer (3, by B Kison).
TB: S Ontiveros 4; G Gross 4; B Bonham 2; B Buckner 2; B Murcer 2; I de Jesus; G Clines; J Cardenal; M Kelleher.
RBI: S Ontiveros 3 (52); B Murcer (79).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
PB: S Swisher (1).
E: S Ontiveros (15).
Baserunning
SB: B Murcer (11, 2nd base off B Kison/D Dyer).
CS: B Buckner (1, 2nd base by B Kison POCS); I de Jesus (9, 2nd base by B Kison/D Dyer).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Kison 6 9 4 2 1 3 0 4.82 27 44 -0.178 0.56 -0.7
Grant Jackson 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 3.76 7 0 0 0.027 1.40 0.7
Rich Gossage, BS (8) 5 3 0 0 1 7 0 1.74 19 1 1 0.432 2.88 2.1
Kent Tekulve 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 3 0 0 0.146 1.88 0.5
Larry Demery, L (5-4) 0.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5.00 5 0 0 -0.354 3.17 -0.9
Team Totals 14.2 15 6 2 2 13 0 1.23 61 44 1 1 0.073 1.61 1.7
G Jackson faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Bonham 7.1 6 4 4 3 5 2 4.16 31 52 -0.115 0.93 0.1
Dave Roberts 1.2 3 1 0 0 2 0 4.77 9 0 0 -0.186 1.60 -0.2
Dave Giusti 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.04 12 0 0 0.583 1.87 2.2
Pete Broberg 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.47 2 0 0 -0.056 2.90 -0.2
Willie Hernandez, W (6-4) 1.2 2 0 0 2 3 0 2.69 9 1 0 0.347 3.59 1.3
Team Totals 15 12 5 4 5 12 2 2.40 63 52 1 0 0.573 1.66 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Kison (6; B Murcer).
IBB: W Hernandez (9; F Gonzalez); R Gossage (5; B Murcer).
Pickoffs: B Kison (1; B Buckner, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale.
Time of Game: 4:40.
Attendance: 24,039.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 14mph in unknown direction, Overcast.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Omar Moreno CF 1 Greg Gross CF
2 Phil Garner 3B 2 Larry Biittner LF
3 Dave Parker RF 3 Bill Buckner 1B
4 Bill Robinson LF 4 Bobby Murcer RF
5 Rennie Stennett 2B 5 Steve Ontiveros 3B
6 Bobby Tolan 1B 6 Manny Trillo 2B
7 Duffy Dyer C 7 George Mitterwald C
8 Frank Taveras SS 8 Ivan de Jesus SS
9 Bruce Kison P 9 Bill Bonham P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 4-5 2 1-- R CHC G. Gross R. Gossage 53% 63% Double to CF (Line Drive); Kelleher Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Gross to 3B
b15 5-5 2 12- R CHC G. Clines L. Demery 38% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Murcer Scores/Adv on E4/No RBI/unER; Ontiveros to 2B
t8 1-4 1 -23 RRR PIT B. Robinson B. Bonham -29% 55% Home Run; Garner Scores; Parker Scores
t8 4-4 2 1-3 R PIT F. Gonzalez D. Roberts -24% 26% Single to LF (Line Drive); Stennett Scores/unER; Dyer to 3B
t15 5-5 2 123 6,(2-2)  O PIT K. Macha W. Hernandez 18% 65% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B

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 Bonham facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno B. Bonham 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT P. Garner B. Bonham 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT D. Parker B. Bonham 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 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 --- O CHC G. Gross B. Kison -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC L. Biittner B. Kison 2% 55% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Biittner to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  CHC B. Buckner B. Kison 6% 61% Single to LF; Biittner to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R CHC B. Murcer B. Kison 6% 67% Single to 2B; Biittner Scores/unER; Buckner to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- RR CHC S. Ontiveros B. Kison 14% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive); Buckner Scores; Murcer Scores
b1 3-0 1 -2- O CHC M. Trillo B. Kison -2% 79% Strikeout
b1 3-0 2 -2- O CHC G. Mitterwald B. Kison -2% 77% Lineout: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- PIT B. Robinson B. Bonham -3% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-3 0 1-- O PIT R. Stennett B. Bonham 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-3 1 1-- PIT B. Tolan B. Bonham -1% 76% Stennett Steals 2B
t2 0-3 1 -2- O PIT B. Tolan B. Bonham 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stennett to 3B
t2 0-3 2 --3 7,(3-2)  PIT D. Dyer B. Bonham -1% 77% Walk
t2 0-3 2 1-3 O PIT F. Taveras B. Bonham 4% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus B. Kison 2% 83% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b2 3-0 0 1-- CHC B. Bonham B. Kison 3% 86% Single to P/Bunt; de Jesus to 2B
b2 3-0 0 12- O CHC G. Gross B. Kison -3% 83% Foul Bunt Popfly: 3B
b2 3-0 1 12- OO CHC L. Biittner B. Kison -5% 79% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT B. Kison B. Bonham -4% 75% Walk
t3 0-3 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT O. Moreno B. Bonham 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-3 1 1-- PIT P. Garner B. Bonham -1% 77% Moreno Steals 2B
t3 0-3 1 -2- O PIT P. Garner B. Bonham 3% 80% Groundout: P-1B; Moreno to 3B
t3 0-3 2 --3 O PIT D. Parker B. Bonham 3% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner B. Kison -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- CHC B. Murcer B. Kison 1% 83% Hit By Pitch
b3 3-0 1 1-- CHC S. Ontiveros B. Kison 3% 86% Murcer Steals 2B; Murcer to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b3 3-0 1 --3 RO CHC S. Ontiveros B. Kison 1% 87% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Murcer Scores/unER
b3 4-0 2 --- O CHC M. Trillo B. Kison -0% 87% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson B. Bonham 2% 89% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-4 1 --- O PIT R. Stennett B. Bonham 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O PIT B. Tolan B. Bonham 1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- 13,(2-2)  O CHC G. Mitterwald B. Kison -1% 90% Lineout: LF
b4 4-0 1 --- O CHC I. de Jesus B. Kison -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 4-0 2 --- CHC B. Bonham B. Kison 0% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b4 4-0 2 1-- CHC G. Gross B. Kison 1% 91% Single to RF (Line Drive); Bonham to 3B
b4 4-0 2 1-3 O CHC L. Biittner B. Kison -2% 89% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- PIT D. Dyer B. Bonham -4% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t5 0-4 0 -2- 5,(1-2)  O PIT F. Taveras B. Bonham 3% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-4 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O PIT B. Kison B. Bonham 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t5 0-4 2 -2- O PIT O. Moreno B. Bonham 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 3-4-5
b5 4-0 0 --- CHC B. Buckner B. Kison 1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 4-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Murcer B. Kison -2% 92% Buckner Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b5 4-0 1 --- O CHC B. Murcer B. Kison -0% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 4-0 2 --- CHC S. Ontiveros B. Kison 1% 92% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b5 4-0 2 -2- O CHC M. Trillo B. Kison -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- O PIT P. Garner B. Bonham 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT D. Parker B. Bonham 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-4 2 --- 5,(1-2)  R PIT B. Robinson B. Bonham -4% 90% Home Run (Line Drive)
t6 1-4 2 --- O PIT R. Stennett B. Bonham 1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- O CHC G. Mitterwald B. Kison -1% 90% Lineout: SS
b6 4-1 1 --- CHC I. de Jesus B. Kison 1% 91% Walk
b6 4-1 1 1-- O CHC B. Bonham B. Kison -1% 90% Strikeout
b6 4-1 2 1-- O CHC G. Gross B. Kison -1% 89% de Jesus Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- PIT B. Tolan B. Bonham -4% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 1-4 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O PIT D. Dyer B. Bonham 4% 88% Flyball: CF
Fernando Gonzalez pinch hits for Frank Taveras (SS) batting 8th
t7 1-4 1 1-- O PIT F. Gonzalez B. Bonham 3% 92% Flyball: RF
Jerry Hairston pinch hits for Bruce Kison (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 2 1-- O PIT J. Hairston B. Bonham 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Grant Jackson facing 1-2-3
Grant Jackson replaces Jerry Hairston (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Fernando Gonzalez moves from PH to 3B
Phil Garner moves from 3B to SS
b7 4-1 0 --- O CHC G. Gross G. Jackson -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b7 4-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC L. Biittner G. Jackson -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-1 2 --- O CHC B. Buckner G. Jackson -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bill Bonham facing 1-2-3
Mick Kelleher replaces Ivan de Jesus playing SS batting 8th
t8 1-4 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno B. Bonham 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-4 1 --- PIT P. Garner B. Bonham -3% 92% Walk
t8 1-4 1 1-- PIT D. Parker B. Bonham -9% 83% Double to LF (Line Drive); Garner to 3B
t8 1-4 1 -23 RRR PIT B. Robinson B. Bonham -29% 55% Home Run; Garner Scores; Parker Scores
Dave Roberts replaces Bill Bonham pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-4 1 --- PIT R. Stennett D. Roberts -5% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
Jim Fregosi pinch hits for Bobby Tolan (1B) batting 6th
t8 4-4 1 1-- O PIT J. Fregosi D. Roberts 6% 56% Strikeout
t8 4-4 2 1-- PIT D. Dyer D. Roberts -6% 50% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Dyer to 1B; Stennett to 3B
t8 4-4 2 1-3 R PIT F. Gonzalez D. Roberts -24% 26% Single to LF (Line Drive); Stennett Scores/unER; Dyer to 3B
t8 5-4 2 1-3 O PIT G. Jackson D. Roberts 6% 32% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Grant Jackson facing 4-5-6
Bill Robinson moves from LF to 1B
Phil Garner moves from SS to 3B
Mario Mendoza replaces Jim Fregosi (PH) playing SS batting 6th
Fernando Gonzalez moves from 3B to LF
b8 4-5 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O CHC B. Murcer G. Jackson -7% 25% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-5 1 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros G. Jackson -5% 21% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-5 2 --- O CHC M. Trillo G. Jackson -3% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Dave Roberts facing 1-2-3
t9 5-4 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno D. Roberts 2% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 5-4 1 --- PIT P. Garner D. Roberts -2% 17% Single to SS
t9 5-4 1 1-- O PIT D. Parker D. Roberts 2% 19% Popfly: SS
t9 5-4 2 1-- O PIT B. Robinson D. Roberts 2% 21% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Grant Jackson facing 7-8-9
Jose Cardenal pinch hits for George Mitterwald (C) batting 7th
b9 4-5 0 --- CHC J. Cardenal G. Jackson 14% 35% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Rich Gossage replaces Grant Jackson pitching and batting 9th
b9 4-5 0 1-- O CHC M. Kelleher R. Gossage -13% 22% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
Jerry Morales pinch hits for Dave Roberts (P) batting 9th
b9 4-5 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CHC J. Morales R. Gossage -12% 10% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 2 1-- R CHC G. Gross R. Gossage 53% 63% Double to CF (Line Drive); Kelleher Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Gross to 3B
b9 5-5 2 --3 O CHC L. Biittner R. Gossage -13% 50% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 10th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Dave Giusti facing 5-6-7
Dave Giusti replaces Jose Cardenal (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Steve Swisher replaces Jerry Morales (PH) playing C batting 9th
t10 5-5 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett D. Giusti 6% 56% Foul Flyball: 1B
t10 5-5 1 --- O PIT M. Mendoza D. Giusti 5% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t10 5-5 2 --- O PIT D. Dyer D. Giusti 4% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Rich Gossage facing 3-4-5
b10 5-5 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner R. Gossage -6% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b10 5-5 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC B. Murcer R. Gossage -5% 54% Popfly: SS
b10 5-5 2 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Gossage -4% 50% Popfly: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 11th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Dave Giusti facing 8-9-1
t11 5-5 0 --- O PIT F. Gonzalez D. Giusti 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t11 5-5 1 --- O PIT R. Gossage D. Giusti 5% 61% Strikeout Looking
t11 5-5 2 --- O PIT O. Moreno D. Giusti 4% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Rich Gossage facing 6-7-8
b11 5-5 0 --- O CHC M. Trillo R. Gossage -6% 59% Lineout: CF
b11 5-5 1 --- O CHC D. Giusti R. Gossage -5% 54% Strikeout
b11 5-5 2 --- CHC M. Kelleher R. Gossage 3% 57% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b11 5-5 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CHC S. Swisher R. Gossage -7% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 12th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Dave Giusti facing 2-3-4
t12 5-5 0 --- O PIT P. Garner D. Giusti 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t12 5-5 1 --- O PIT D. Parker D. Giusti 5% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
t12 5-5 2 --- O PIT B. Robinson D. Giusti 4% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 12th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Rich Gossage facing 1-2-3
b12 5-5 0 --- CHC G. Gross R. Gossage 7% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b12 5-5 0 1-- O CHC L. Biittner R. Gossage -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gross to 2B
b12 5-5 1 -2- O CHC B. Buckner R. Gossage -9% 61% Groundout: P-1B
b12 5-5 2 -2- CHC B. Murcer R. Gossage 0% 62% Intentional Walk
b12 5-5 2 12- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Gossage -12% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 13th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Dave Giusti facing 5-6-7
t13 5-5 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett D. Giusti 6% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t13 5-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT M. Mendoza D. Giusti 5% 61% Flyball: CF
t13 5-5 2 --- O PIT D. Dyer D. Giusti 4% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 13th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Rich Gossage facing 6-7-8
b13 5-5 0 --- O CHC M. Trillo R. Gossage -6% 59% Strikeout
Bobby Darwin pinch hits for Dave Giusti (P) batting 7th
b13 5-5 1 --- O CHC B. Darwin R. Gossage -5% 54% Strikeout
b13 5-5 2 --- O CHC M. Kelleher R. Gossage -4% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 14th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Pete Broberg facing 8-9-1
Pete Broberg replaces Bobby Darwin (PH) pitching and batting 7th
t14 5-5 0 --- PIT F. Gonzalez P. Broberg -8% 42% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
Jerry Reuss pinch hits for Rich Gossage (P) batting 9th
t14 5-5 0 1-- O PIT J. Reuss P. Broberg 3% 44% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Gonzalez to 2B
Willie Hernandez replaces Pete Broberg pitching and batting 7th
t14 5-5 1 -2- O PIT O. Moreno W. Hernandez 9% 54% Strikeout
t14 5-5 2 -2- PIT P. Garner W. Hernandez -1% 53% Walk
t14 5-5 2 12- O PIT D. Parker W. Hernandez 12% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 14th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Kent Tekulve facing 9-1-2
Kent Tekulve replaces Jerry Reuss (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b14 5-5 0 --- O CHC S. Swisher K. Tekulve -6% 59% Strikeout
b14 5-5 1 --- O CHC G. Gross K. Tekulve -5% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b14 5-5 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner K. Tekulve -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 15th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 4-5-6
t15 5-5 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson W. Hernandez 6% 56% Foul Flyball: SS
t15 5-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT R. Stennett W. Hernandez 5% 61% Strikeout Looking
t15 5-5 2 --- PIT M. Mendoza W. Hernandez -3% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t15 5-5 2 1-- PIT D. Dyer W. Hernandez -5% 53% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Mendoza to 2B
t15 5-5 2 12- PIT F. Gonzalez W. Hernandez -3% 49% Passed Ball; Mendoza to 3B; Dyer to 2B
t15 5-5 2 -23 PIT F. Gonzalez W. Hernandez -3% 47% Intentional Walk
Ken Macha pinch hits for Kent Tekulve (P) batting 9th
t15 5-5 2 123 6,(2-2)  O PIT K. Macha W. Hernandez 18% 65% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 15th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 3-4-5
Larry Demery replaces Ken Macha (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b15 5-5 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner L. Demery -6% 59% Lineout: LF
b15 5-5 1 --- CHC B. Murcer L. Demery 6% 64% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b15 5-5 1 1-- CHC S. Ontiveros L. Demery 7% 71% Fielder's Choice 2B; Murcer to 2B; Ontiveros to 1B
b15 5-5 1 12- O CHC M. Trillo L. Demery -10% 62% Lineout: RF
Gene Clines pinch hits for Willie Hernandez (P) batting 7th
b15 5-5 2 12- R CHC G. Clines L. Demery 38% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Murcer Scores/Adv on E4/No RBI/unER; Ontiveros to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 6.

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