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Standings
BOS
@CAL
5
4
MIN
@DET
9
2
CHW
@KCR
9
5
CLE
@MIL
6
4
NYY
@OAK
1
5
BAL
@SEA
2
1
TEX
@TOR
3
4
ATL
@CHC
6
8
PIT
@CIN
3
4
STL
@HOU
2
5
STL
@HOU
2
1
SFG
@MON
3
5
SDP
@NYM
2
3
LAD
@PHI
1
5
Saturday, June 3, 1978,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 30,362, Time of Game: 2:59
Braves
6
18-29
 Lost 3 
6th, 12½ GB
at Cubs
8
26-20
 Won 2 
1st
W: Donnie Moore (4-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  2  0   0  0  1   3  0  0    6 11  3
Cubs            0  2  2   0  0  0   4  0  X    8 12  2

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Royster 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .275 .353 .352 .705 -0.023 1.46 0.105 -0.129 -0.3 2 4 GDP
Bob Beall 1B-CF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .162 .279 .189 .468 0.262 1.74 0.304 -0.043 1.3 9 0 2B
Rowland Office CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .253 .294 .326 .620 0.033 1.35 0.113 -0.080 0.1 2 0 CS
   Barry Bonnell PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .282 .287 .569 -0.047 3.26 0.000 -0.047 -0.3 0 0
   Biff Pocoroba PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .321 .322 .643 -0.103 3.46 0.000 -0.103 -0.6 2 0
Jeff Burroughs LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .331 .467 .510 .977 -0.110 1.90 0.020 -0.129 -0.8 1 0 IW
Gary Matthews RF 3 1 2 3 2 0 5 .258 .375 .576 .951 0.517 2.08 0.544 -0.026 3.3 2 0
Joe Nolan C 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .273 .333 .606 0.137 1.12 0.155 -0.018 1.4 4 0 3B
   Dale Murphy PH-C-1B 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 .199 .274 .263 .537 -0.015 1.92 0.034 -0.049 0.2 1 0 IW
Darrel Chaney SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .307 .411 .400 .811 -0.297 1.74 0.037 -0.334 -2.2 1 4 GDP
Rod Gilbreath 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .234 .281 .336 .617 -0.031 1.35 0.067 -0.098 -0.4 0 1
Phil Niekro P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .229 .265 .493 -0.022 0.90 0.000 -0.022 -0.3 0 0
   Craig Skok P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Maddox PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.033 0.79 0.033 0.000 0.3
   Eddie Solomon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Cito Gaston PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .196 .224 .196 .421 0.049 1.25 0.049 0.000 0.3
   Adrian Devine P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jamie Easterly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .714 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Campbell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pat Rockett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .128 .202 .128 .330 -0.059 2.61 0.000 -0.059 -0.4
   Rick Camp P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 11 6 7 6 43 .306 .419 .389 .807 0.324 1.72 1.461 -1.137 1.5 24 9
2B: B Beall (1, off W Hernandez).
3B: J Nolan (1, off R Burris).
IBB: D Murphy (1, by W Fryman); J Burroughs (5, by P Reuschel).
TB: J Nolan 3; B Beall 3; J Royster 2; R Office 2; G Matthews 2; C Gaston; D Chaney.
GIDP: D Chaney (1); J Royster (3).
RBI: G Matthews 3 (13); D Chaney (8); J Nolan (2); B Beall (2).
2-out RBI: G Matthews 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
PB: J Nolan (1).
E: B Bonnell (4); G Matthews (2); J Royster (6).
Baserunning
CS: R Office (4, 2nd base by R Burris/D Rader).

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 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 .267 .344 .358 .703 0.089 1.00 0.136 -0.047 0.2 0 4
Greg Gross CF-LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .308 .356 .473 .829 0.223 1.41 0.285 -0.062 1.2 3 0
Larry Biittner 1B 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .254 .333 .413 .746 0.200 1.26 0.247 -0.047 0.9 10 0
Dave Kingman LF 4 2 2 1 1 2 5 .239 .323 .507 .830 0.144 0.94 0.164 -0.021 1.3 1 0 HR,IW
   Joe Wallis CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .349 .450 .799 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bobby Murcer RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .238 .316 .355 .671 0.091 1.45 0.141 -0.050 0.6 4 0
Manny Trillo 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .286 .350 .404 .754 0.124 1.48 0.221 -0.097 1.3 3 4
Steve Ontiveros 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .164 .241 .211 .452 -0.059 1.94 0.056 -0.115 -1.4 0 0 SF
Dave Rader C 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 .241 .294 .353 .647 0.064 1.13 0.098 -0.034 0.5 3 1 SF
   Larry Cox C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .245 .265 .511 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 0
Ray Burris P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .174 .174 .261 .435 -0.018 0.82 0.016 -0.034 -0.1 0 2
   Woodie Fryman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .063 .133 .196 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
   Paul Reuschel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Donnie Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Clines PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282 .337 .346 .683 -0.023 0.84 0.000 -0.023 -0.5
   Willie Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dennis Lamp P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .158 .158 .316 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bruce Sutter 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 36 8 12 7 2 7 40 .333 .350 .417 .767 0.824 1.25 1.364 -0.541 4.0 27 11
HR: D Kingman (10, off P Niekro, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: D Rader (1, off P Niekro); S Ontiveros (2, off J Easterly).
IBB: D Kingman (3, by J Easterly).
TB: D Kingman 5; L Biittner 2; M Trillo 2; B Murcer 2; I de Jesus 2; R Burris; D Rader.
RBI: L Biittner 2 (13); D Rader 2 (15); D Kingman (28); M Trillo (22); S Ontiveros (7).
2-out RBI: D Rader; M Trillo.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. I de Jesus-M Trillo-L Biittner 2.
E: D Kingman (3); S Ontiveros (5).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro 2.1 6 4 4 0 2 1 3.29 13 31 -0.267 1.18 -2.4
Craig Skok 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 8 2 1 0.004 1.01 0.4
Eddie Solomon 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.90 6 0 0 0.079 0.53 1.0
Adrian Devine 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 7.20 2 0 0 -0.261 2.10 -1.5
Jamie Easterly, BS (1), L (1-4) 0.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 5.90 6 2 2 -0.416 2.66 -2.5
Dave Campbell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.14 1 2 0 0.023 0.84 0.5
Rick Camp 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 6.11 4 0 0 0.014 0.24 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 8 5 2 7 1 5.62 40 31 6 3 -0.824 1.25 -4.0
A Devine faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Burris 5.1 6 3 3 2 3 0 4.15 23 45 -0.211 1.20 -1.4
Woodie Fryman, BS (1) 1 3 3 3 1 0 0 5.30 6 2 0 -0.034 2.64 -0.0
Paul Reuschel 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.28 4 2 2 -0.272 3.17 -1.9
Donnie Moore, W (4-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.09 1 3 0 0.047 1.85 0.8
Willie Hernandez, H (2) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.22 4 0 0 -0.029 1.81 -0.1
Dennis Lamp, H (1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.19 3 2 0 0.092 1.96 0.6
Bruce Sutter, S (7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.54 2 1 0 0.084 1.65 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 6 6 7 6 0 6.00 43 45 10 2 -0.323 1.72 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: J Easterly (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: W Fryman (5; D Murphy); J Easterly (5; D Kingman); P Reuschel (1; J Burroughs).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:59.
Attendance: 30,362.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Chicago Cubs
1 Jerry Royster 2B 1 Ivan de Jesus SS
2 Bob Beall 1B 2 Greg Gross CF
3 Rowland Office CF 3 Larry Biittner 1B
4 Jeff Burroughs LF 4 Dave Kingman LF
5 Gary Matthews RF 5 Bobby Murcer RF
6 Joe Nolan C 6 Manny Trillo 2B
7 Darrel Chaney SS 7 Steve Ontiveros 3B
8 Rod Gilbreath 3B 8 Dave Rader C
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Ray Burris P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 4-4 2 123 RR ATL G. Matthews P. Reuschel -28% 18% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Royster Scores; Beall Scores; Burroughs to 2B
t6 3-4 1 123 OO ATL D. Chaney W. Fryman 24% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b7 4-6 0 1-- 8,(2-2)  CHC G. Gross A. Devine 19% 47% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); de Jesus to 3B; Gross to 2B
t7 3-4 1 12- R ATL B. Beall W. Fryman -18% 44% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Gaston Scores; Royster to 2B
t6 2-4 1 1-3 R ATL G. Matthews R. Burris -17% 52% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Beall Scores; Office to 3B/Adv on E7; Matthews to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- ATL J. Royster R. Burris -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O ATL B. Beall R. Burris 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Royster to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O ATL R. Office R. Burris 3% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O ATL J. Burroughs R. Burris 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus P. Niekro -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Gross P. Niekro -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner P. Niekro -1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 11,(3-2)  ATL G. Matthews R. Burris -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- R ATL J. Nolan R. Burris -15% 31% Triple to CF; Matthews Scores
t2 1-0 0 --3 R ATL D. Chaney R. Burris -4% 27% Single to LF (Line Drive); Nolan Scores
t2 2-0 0 1-- O ATL R. Gilbreath R. Burris 3% 30% Strikeout
t2 2-0 1 1-- O ATL P. Niekro R. Burris 2% 32% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 1-- O ATL J. Royster R. Burris 2% 34% Lineout: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- R CHC D. Kingman P. Niekro 10% 44% Home Run (Line Drive)
b2 1-2 0 --- CHC B. Murcer P. Niekro 4% 48% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b2 1-2 0 1-- CHC M. Trillo P. Niekro 12% 60% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Murcer to 3B; Trillo to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b2 1-2 0 -23 5,(1-2)  O CHC S. Ontiveros P. Niekro -6% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-2 1 -23 RO CHC D. Rader P. Niekro -0% 53% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Murcer Scores
b2 2-2 2 -2- O CHC R. Burris P. Niekro -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 2-3-4
t3 2-2 0 --- O ATL B. Beall R. Burris 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 2-2 1 --- ATL R. Office R. Burris -3% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 2-2 1 1-- O ATL J. Burroughs R. Burris 5% 54% Office Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 2-2 2 --- O ATL J. Burroughs R. Burris 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b3 2-2 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus P. Niekro 4% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 2-2 0 1-- CHC G. Gross P. Niekro 3% 62% Passed Ball; de Jesus to 2B
b3 2-2 0 -2- O CHC G. Gross P. Niekro -5% 58% Lineout: CF
b3 2-2 1 -2- R CHC L. Biittner P. Niekro 10% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); de Jesus Scores
b3 3-2 1 1-- CHC D. Kingman P. Niekro 3% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive); Biittner to 2B
Craig Skok replaces Phil Niekro pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-2 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O CHC B. Murcer C. Skok -4% 67% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  R CHC M. Trillo C. Skok 10% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive); Biittner Scores; Kingman to 3B/Adv on E9
b3 4-2 2 1-3 O CHC S. Ontiveros C. Skok -3% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 5-6-7
t4 2-4 0 --- O ATL G. Matthews R. Burris 3% 76% Lineout: CF
t4 2-4 1 --- O ATL J. Nolan R. Burris 2% 78% Flyball: RF
t4 2-4 2 --- O ATL D. Chaney R. Burris 1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Craig Skok facing 8-9-1
b4 4-2 0 --- O CHC D. Rader C. Skok -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 4-2 1 --- CHC R. Burris C. Skok 2% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 4-2 1 1-- O CHC I. de Jesus C. Skok -2% 77% Popfly: SS
b4 4-2 2 1-- CHC G. Gross C. Skok 1% 79% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Burris to 2B; Gross to 1B
b4 4-2 2 12- O CHC L. Biittner C. Skok -3% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 8-9-1
t5 2-4 0 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath R. Burris 3% 79% Groundout: P-1B
Jerry Maddox pinch hits for Craig Skok (P) batting 9th
t5 2-4 1 --- ATL J. Maddox R. Burris -3% 75% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Maddox to 1B
t5 2-4 1 1-- OO ATL J. Royster R. Burris 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Eddie Solomon facing 4-5-6
Eddie Solomon replaces Jerry Maddox (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-2 0 --- O CHC D. Kingman E. Solomon -1% 80% Strikeout
b5 4-2 1 --- O CHC B. Murcer E. Solomon -1% 79% Flyball: CF
b5 4-2 2 --- O CHC M. Trillo E. Solomon -1% 78% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 2-3-4
t6 2-4 0 --- ATL B. Beall R. Burris -5% 73% Walk
t6 2-4 0 1-- ATL R. Office R. Burris -8% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive); Beall to 2B
t6 2-4 0 12- O ATL J. Burroughs R. Burris 5% 69% Flyball: RF; Beall to 3B
t6 2-4 1 1-3 R ATL G. Matthews R. Burris -17% 52% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Beall Scores; Office to 3B/Adv on E7; Matthews to 2B
Woodie Fryman replaces Ray Burris pitching and batting 9th
Dale Murphy pinch hits for Joe Nolan (C) batting 6th
t6 3-4 1 -23 ATL D. Murphy W. Fryman -2% 50% Intentional Walk
t6 3-4 1 123 OO ATL D. Chaney W. Fryman 24% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Braves' Eddie Solomon facing 7-8-9
Dale Murphy moves from PH to C
b6 4-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC S. Ontiveros E. Solomon -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-3 1 --- O CHC D. Rader E. Solomon -2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 4-3 2 --- O CHC W. Fryman E. Solomon -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Woodie Fryman facing 8-9-1
t7 3-4 0 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath W. Fryman 4% 74% Flyball: RF
Cito Gaston pinch hits for Eddie Solomon (P) batting 9th
t7 3-4 1 --- ATL C. Gaston W. Fryman -5% 69% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 3-4 1 1-- ATL J. Royster W. Fryman -7% 62% Single to RF; Gaston to 2B
t7 3-4 1 12- R ATL B. Beall W. Fryman -18% 44% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Gaston Scores; Royster to 2B
Paul Reuschel replaces Woodie Fryman pitching and batting 9th
Barry Bonnell pinch hits for Rowland Office (CF) batting 3rd
t7 4-4 1 12- O ATL B. Bonnell P. Reuschel 5% 49% Groundout: SS-1B; Royster to 3B; Beall to 2B
t7 4-4 2 -23 ATL J. Burroughs P. Reuschel -2% 47% Intentional Walk
t7 4-4 2 123 RR ATL G. Matthews P. Reuschel -28% 18% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Royster Scores; Beall Scores; Burroughs to 2B
t7 6-4 2 12- 7,(3-2)  ATL D. Murphy P. Reuschel -2% 17% Walk; Burroughs to 3B; Matthews to 2B
Donnie Moore replaces Paul Reuschel pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-4 2 123 O ATL D. Chaney D. Moore 5% 21% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 6, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Adrian Devine facing 1-2-3
Adrian Devine replaces Cito Gaston (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Barry Bonnell moves from PH to CF
b7 4-6 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus A. Devine 7% 28% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b7 4-6 0 1-- 8,(2-2)  CHC G. Gross A. Devine 19% 47% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); de Jesus to 3B; Gross to 2B
Jamie Easterly replaces Adrian Devine pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-6 0 -23 7,(3-2)  R CHC L. Biittner J. Easterly 15% 62% Single to CF; de Jesus Scores; Gross to 3B
b7 5-6 0 1-3 R CHC D. Kingman J. Easterly 7% 70% Wild Pitch; Gross Scores/unER; Biittner to 2B
b7 6-6 0 -2- CHC D. Kingman J. Easterly 3% 73% Intentional Walk
b7 6-6 0 12- CHC B. Murcer J. Easterly 10% 83% Single to 3B/Bunt; Biittner to 3B; Kingman to 2B
b7 6-6 0 123 O CHC M. Trillo J. Easterly -9% 74% Strikeout
b7 6-6 1 123 RO CHC S. Ontiveros J. Easterly 6% 79% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Biittner Scores/Team unER; Kingman to 3B
b7 7-6 2 1-3 R CHC D. Rader J. Easterly 10% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive); Kingman Scores/Team unER; Murcer to 3B
Dave Campbell replaces Jamie Easterly pitching and batting 9th
Gene Clines pinch hits for Donnie Moore (P) batting 9th
b7 8-6 2 1-3 O CHC G. Clines D. Campbell -2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 6, Cubs 8.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 6-8, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 8-9-1
Willie Hernandez replaces Gene Clines (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Larry Cox replaces Dave Rader playing C batting 8th
t8 6-8 0 --- ATL R. Gilbreath W. Hernandez -7% 80% Walk
Pat Rockett pinch hits for Dave Campbell (P) batting 9th
t8 6-8 0 1-- O ATL P. Rockett W. Hernandez 6% 86% Flyball: CF
t8 6-8 1 1-- O ATL J. Royster W. Hernandez 5% 91% Strikeout
t8 6-8 2 1-- ATL B. Beall W. Hernandez -7% 84% Double to LF (Line Drive); Gilbreath to 3B
Dennis Lamp replaces Willie Hernandez pitching and batting 9th
Biff Pocoroba pinch hits for Barry Bonnell (CF) batting 3rd
t8 6-8 2 -23 O ATL B. Pocoroba D. Lamp 10% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 6, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 8-6, Braves' Rick Camp facing 1-2-3
Rick Camp replaces Pat Rockett (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Biff Pocoroba moves from PH to C
Dale Murphy moves from C to 1B
Bob Beall moves from 1B to CF
b8 8-6 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus R. Camp -1% 93% Strikeout
b8 8-6 1 --- CHC G. Gross R. Camp 1% 94% Walk
b8 8-6 1 1-- O CHC L. Biittner R. Camp -1% 93% Lineout: LF
b8 8-6 2 1-- O CHC D. Kingman R. Camp -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Cubs 8.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 6-8, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 4-5-6
Greg Gross moves from CF to LF
Joe Wallis replaces Dave Kingman (LF) playing CF batting 4th
t9 6-8 0 --- O ATL J. Burroughs D. Lamp 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-8 1 --- ATL G. Matthews D. Lamp -5% 92% Walk
Bruce Sutter replaces Dennis Lamp pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-8 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O ATL D. Murphy B. Sutter 5% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-8 2 1-- O ATL D. Chaney B. Sutter 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Cubs 8.

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