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KCR
@CAL
5
9
DET
@CLE
4
3
DET
@CLE
1
2
NYY
@MIL
0
5
NYY
@MIL
2
7
TEX
@OAK
1
2
 
(15)
CHW
@SEA
4
2
BAL
@TOR
2
3
LAD
@ATL
3
2
NYM
@CHC
8
9
 
(10)
CIN
@HOU
0
3
PHI
@MON
7
5
STL
@PIT
7
5
 
(11)
SFG
@SDP
4
2
SFG
@SDP
1
4
Wednesday, June 28, 1978,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 24,278, Time of Game: 3:35
Mets
8
32-44
 Lost 1 
5th, 10 GB
at Cubs
9
37-33
 Won 1 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Ray Burris (5-5)
L: Butch Metzger (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Mets            1  0  0   2  1  0   0  1  3   0    8 15  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   4  3  0   1    9 13  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Randle 3B-2B 4 2 2 0 2 1 6 .233 .360 .324 .684 0.182 1.05 0.201 -0.019 1.3 2 0
Elliott Maddox CF-RF 5 1 2 2 1 1 6 .280 .397 .372 .769 0.042 1.40 0.192 -0.150 1.5 2 0 HR
Steve Henderson LF 6 1 3 1 0 0 6 .263 .322 .405 .727 0.153 2.08 0.249 -0.096 0.5 3 0 2B
   Butch Metzger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Montanez 1B 6 1 0 0 0 1 6 .268 .334 .432 .766 -0.318 2.07 0.027 -0.344 -1.2 6 1
Tom Grieve RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .238 .294 .365 .659 0.049 1.00 0.108 -0.059 0.1 2 0 HR
   Joel Youngblood CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .284 .378 .662 -0.055 2.16 0.000 -0.055 -0.2 1 0
   Lee Mazzilli PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .355 .425 .780 -0.113 4.05 0.000 -0.113 -0.4 0 0
John Stearns C-3B 3 2 3 2 2 0 5 .264 .365 .398 .763 0.353 1.66 0.407 -0.054 2.3 3 0 HR,CS
Tim Foli SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .220 .249 .275 .523 -0.091 0.93 0.000 -0.091 -1.4 3 4 GDP
   Ron Hodges PH-C 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .241 .324 .310 .634 0.315 5.88 0.315 0.000 0.9 1 0
Doug Flynn 2B-SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .244 .276 .270 .546 -0.068 1.41 0.063 -0.130 -0.1 3 3
Jerry Koosman P 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .105 .105 .158 .263 -0.009 0.84 0.017 -0.027 -0.3 0 2
   Skip Lockwood P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Siebert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ed Kranepool PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204 .286 .347 .633 -0.050 1.80 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
   Dale Murray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Bruce Boisclair PH-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .230 .310 .336 .646 0.082 2.31 0.082 0.000 0.4 1 0
Team Totals 44 8 15 8 5 6 49 .341 .408 .568 .976 0.472 1.65 1.661 -1.188 3.0 28 12
2B: S Henderson (11, off D Geisel).
HR: T Grieve (2, off K Holtzman, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); J Stearns (7, off B Sutter, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); E Maddox (1, off M Krukow, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Stearns 6; E Maddox 5; T Grieve 4; S Henderson 4; D Flynn 2; L Randle 2; B Boisclair; R Hodges.
GIDP: T Foli (4).
RBI: J Stearns 2 (29); E Maddox 2 (16); R Hodges (5); J Koosman (2); S Henderson (41); T Grieve (6).
2-out RBI: R Hodges.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Flynn-T Foli-W Montanez.
Baserunning
CS: J Stearns (3, 2nd base by K Holtzman/L Cox).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rodney Scott 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .353 .450 .412 .862 0.016 1.14 0.046 -0.030 0.1 2 1
   Bruce Sutter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Rudy Meoli PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .276 .208 .484 -0.096 2.40 0.000 -0.096 -0.8
   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
   Dave Geisel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Burris P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .156 .182 .250 .432 -0.175 5.66 0.000 -0.175 -0.8 0 0
Ivan de Jesus SS 6 2 2 1 0 1 6 .266 .348 .381 .730 -0.158 2.88 0.185 -0.343 -0.3 2 9 2B
Bobby Murcer CF-RF 5 0 1 1 1 0 6 .245 .328 .349 .677 0.132 2.11 0.314 -0.182 0.4 0 0
Dave Kingman LF 3 1 1 4 0 1 6 .238 .314 .515 .828 0.121 1.85 0.211 -0.090 1.3 1 0 HBP,2·SF
Gene Clines RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .282 .351 .350 .702 -0.062 0.83 0.013 -0.075 -0.6 1 0 GDP
   Greg Gross PH-CF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .283 .339 .398 .736 0.192 1.61 0.198 -0.006 0.3 0 0
Larry Biittner 1B 4 1 3 0 2 0 6 .283 .339 .390 .729 0.253 2.35 0.310 -0.058 1.3 13 1 IW
Mick Kelleher 2B 3 1 1 1 2 0 6 .217 .357 .217 .575 0.225 2.56 0.315 -0.090 1.1 3 5 SH
Larry Cox C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236 .304 .319 .623 -0.046 0.92 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 4 1
   Manny Trillo PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254 .321 .356 .677 0.119 3.01 0.119 0.000 0.8
   Willie Hernandez PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dave Rader C 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .222 .277 .330 .607 0.195 2.93 0.195 0.000 1.3 2 0 2B,IW
Ken Holtzman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.019 0.77 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0
   Lynn McGlothen P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 -0.012 0.50 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
   Mike Vail PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .238 .325 .563 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Steve Ontiveros PH-3B 1 2 1 2 2 0 3 .235 .308 .312 .620 0.288 3.42 0.298 -0.010 2.2 1 0 2B,2·IW
Team Totals 37 9 13 9 11 2 52 .351 .490 .432 .923 0.973 2.17 2.204 -1.232 5.6 30 17
2B: I de Jesus (11, off J Koosman); S Ontiveros (11, off S Lockwood); D Rader (9, off D Murray).
SF: D Kingman 2 (5, 1 off S Lockwood, 1 off J Koosman).
SH: M Kelleher (1, off D Murray).
IBB: S Ontiveros 2 (3, 2 by D Murray); D Rader (4, by D Murray); L Biittner (4, by B Metzger).
HBP: D Kingman (4, by B Metzger).
TB: L Biittner 3; I de Jesus 3; S Ontiveros 2; D Rader 2; G Clines; G Gross; D Kingman; R Scott; B Murcer; M Kelleher.
GIDP: G Clines (4).
RBI: D Kingman 4 (45); S Ontiveros 2 (17); B Murcer (24); M Kelleher (2); I de Jesus (17).
2-out RBI: D Kingman 2; B Murcer.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Scott-L Biittner.
PB: D Rader (5).
E: I de Jesus (12).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman 6 7 4 4 2 2 0 3.96 26 42 -0.008 1.00 0.1
Skip Lockwood, BS (5) 0.2 2 1 1 2 0 0 3.41 6 3 3 -0.433 3.16 -2.4
Paul Siebert 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.08 1 3 0 0.058 2.29 0.8
Dale Murray 2 2 3 3 6 0 0 4.41 14 0 0 -0.225 3.32 -2.0
Butch Metzger, L (1-3) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 6.51 5 0 0 -0.364 3.58 -2.1
Team Totals 9.1 13 9 9 11 2 0 8.68 52 42 6 3 -0.972 2.17 -5.6
J Koosman faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Holtzman 4 7 4 3 3 2 1 5.67 22 33 -0.172 0.93 -2.0
Lynn McGlothen 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.05 9 2 1 0.038 0.43 1.5
Bruce Sutter, BS (9) 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.59 5 0 0 -0.143 1.58 -0.5
Mike Krukow 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 8.10 2 0 0 -0.129 1.13 -2.0
Dave Geisel, H (2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 5.63 2 0 0 -0.063 3.34 -0.2
Ray Burris, BS (1), W (5-5) 1.2 3 0 0 1 1 0 4.59 9 1 1 -0.003 4.20 0.2
Team Totals 10 15 8 7 5 6 3 6.30 49 33 3 2 -0.472 1.65 -3.0
K Holtzman faced 2 batters in the 5th inning.
M Krukow faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: D Murray (5).
HBP: B Metzger (1; D Kingman).
IBB: B Metzger (7; L Biittner); D Murray 3 (14; S Ontiveros, D Rader, S Ontiveros).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello.
Time of Game: 3:35.
Attendance: 24,278.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 7mph in from Rightfield.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Lenny Randle 3B 1 Rodney Scott 3B
2 Elliott Maddox CF 2 Ivan de Jesus SS
3 Steve Henderson LF 3 Bobby Murcer CF
4 Willie Montanez 1B 4 Dave Kingman LF
5 Tom Grieve RF 5 Gene Clines RF
6 John Stearns C 6 Larry Biittner 1B
7 Tim Foli SS 7 Mick Kelleher 2B
8 Doug Flynn 2B 8 Larry Cox C
9 Jerry Koosman P 9 Ken Holtzman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 7-8 2 1-3 R NYM R. Hodges R. Burris -31% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Henderson Scores; Stearns to 2B
b7 1-4 0 123 RR CHC S. Ontiveros S. Lockwood 28% 66% Double to RF (Line Drive); Biittner Scores; Kelleher Scores; Hernandez to 3B
t8 4-5 1 --- R NYM J. Stearns B. Sutter -26% 55% Home Run
b8 5-5 2 123 8,(3-2)  R CHC B. Murcer D. Murray 25% 88% Walk; Rader Scores; Ontiveros to 3B; de Jesus to 2B
t9 7-8 0 --- NYM S. Henderson D. Geisel -20% 64% Double to RF

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' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM L. Randle K. Holtzman -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYM E. Maddox K. Holtzman -9% 38% Single to RF; Randle to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 RO NYM S. Henderson K. Holtzman 1% 38% Groundout: SS-1B; Randle Scores; Maddox to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- O NYM W. Montanez K. Holtzman 3% 41% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Maddox to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 O NYM T. Grieve K. Holtzman 3% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHC R. Scott J. Koosman -2% 42% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Koosman -2% 40% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Murcer J. Koosman -1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- NYM J. Stearns K. Holtzman -3% 36% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t2 1-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Foli K. Holtzman 5% 41% Stearns Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYM T. Foli K. Holtzman 1% 43% Popfly: 2B
t2 1-0 2 --- O NYM D. Flynn K. Holtzman 1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC D. Kingman J. Koosman -3% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 1 --- O CHC G. Clines J. Koosman -2% 40% Lineout: LF
b2 0-1 2 --- CHC L. Biittner J. Koosman 1% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CHC M. Kelleher J. Koosman -3% 39% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Koosman K. Holtzman 2% 41% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O NYM L. Randle K. Holtzman 2% 42% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 1-0 2 --- NYM E. Maddox K. Holtzman -1% 41% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- NYM S. Henderson K. Holtzman -2% 39% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Maddox to 2B
t3 1-0 2 12- O NYM W. Montanez K. Holtzman 4% 43% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHC L. Cox J. Koosman -3% 41% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHC K. Holtzman J. Koosman -2% 39% Popfly: 1B
b3 0-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  CHC R. Scott J. Koosman 2% 40% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 0-1 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O CHC I. de Jesus J. Koosman -3% 37% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- R NYM T. Grieve K. Holtzman -11% 27% Home Run
t4 2-0 0 --- NYM J. Stearns K. Holtzman -3% 24% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Foli K. Holtzman 1% 25% Groundout: SS-1B; Stearns to 2B
t4 2-0 1 -2- NYM D. Flynn K. Holtzman -4% 21% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Stearns to 3B
t4 2-0 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  RO NYM J. Koosman K. Holtzman -2% 20% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Stearns Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- NYM L. Randle K. Holtzman -1% 18% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Koosman to 2B
t4 3-0 2 12- 5,(0-2)  O NYM E. Maddox K. Holtzman 2% 21% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O CHC B. Murcer J. Koosman -2% 18% Flyball: LF
b4 0-3 1 --- O CHC D. Kingman J. Koosman -2% 17% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- CHC G. Clines J. Koosman 1% 18% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 0-3 2 1-- CHC L. Biittner J. Koosman 3% 21% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Clines to 3B
b4 0-3 2 1-3 O CHC M. Kelleher J. Koosman -5% 16% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 3-4-5
t5 3-0 0 --- NYM S. Henderson K. Holtzman -2% 14% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 3-0 0 1-- NYM W. Montanez K. Holtzman -3% 11% Reached on E6 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B); Henderson to 2B; Montanez to 1B
Lynn McGlothen replaces Ken Holtzman pitching and batting 9th
t5 3-0 0 12- O NYM T. Grieve L. McGlothen 3% 14% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Montanez to 2B
t5 3-0 1 12- R NYM J. Stearns L. McGlothen -5% 9% Single to RF (Line Drive); Montanez Scores/unER; Grieve to 2B
t5 4-0 1 12- OO NYM T. Foli L. McGlothen 3% 12% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
b5 0-4 0 --- O CHC L. Cox J. Koosman -2% 10% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-4 1 --- O CHC L. McGlothen J. Koosman -1% 9% Popfly: SS
b5 0-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC R. Scott J. Koosman -1% 8% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 8-9-1
t6 4-0 0 --- O NYM D. Flynn L. McGlothen 1% 8% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman L. McGlothen 0% 9% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-0 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O NYM L. Randle L. McGlothen 0% 9% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
b6 0-4 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus J. Koosman 5% 14% Double to RF (Pop Fly)
b6 0-4 0 -2- CHC B. Murcer J. Koosman 7% 21% Single to P (Ground Ball); de Jesus to 3B
b6 0-4 0 1-3 RO CHC D. Kingman J. Koosman -5% 16% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; de Jesus Scores
b6 1-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO CHC G. Clines J. Koosman -6% 10% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 2-3-4
t7 4-1 0 --- O NYM E. Maddox L. McGlothen 1% 11% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-1 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O NYM S. Henderson L. McGlothen 1% 12% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-1 2 --- O NYM W. Montanez L. McGlothen 0% 12% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
Joel Youngblood replaces Tom Grieve (RF) playing CF batting 5th
Elliott Maddox moves from CF to RF
b7 1-4 0 --- CHC L. Biittner J. Koosman 5% 17% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b7 1-4 0 1-- CHC M. Kelleher J. Koosman 8% 25% Walk; Biittner to 2B
Manny Trillo pinch hits for Larry Cox (C) batting 8th
b7 1-4 0 12- CHC M. Trillo J. Koosman 12% 37% Walk; Biittner to 3B; Kelleher to 2B
Skip Lockwood replaces Jerry Koosman pitching and batting 9th
Mike Vail pinch hits for Lynn McGlothen (P) batting 9th
Steve Ontiveros pinch hits for Mike Vail batting 9th
Willie Hernandez pinch runs for Manny Trillo (PH) batting 8th
b7 1-4 0 123 RR CHC S. Ontiveros S. Lockwood 28% 66% Double to RF (Line Drive); Biittner Scores; Kelleher Scores; Hernandez to 3B
b7 3-4 0 -23 CHC R. Scott S. Lockwood 3% 69% Walk
b7 3-4 0 123 R CHC I. de Jesus S. Lockwood 14% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive); Hernandez Scores; Ontiveros to 3B; Scott to 2B
b7 4-4 0 123 O CHC B. Murcer S. Lockwood -9% 74% Popfly: 3B
b7 4-4 1 123 RO CHC D. Kingman S. Lockwood 6% 80% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ontiveros Scores; Scott to 3B; de Jesus to 2B
Greg Gross pinch hits for Gene Clines (RF) batting 5th
b7 5-4 2 -23 CHC G. Gross S. Lockwood 1% 81% Walk
Paul Siebert replaces Skip Lockwood pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-4 2 123 O CHC L. Biittner P. Siebert -6% 75% Popfly: P
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 4-5, Cubs' Bruce Sutter facing 5-6-7
Bruce Sutter replaces Rodney Scott (3B) pitching and batting 1st
Dave Rader replaces Willie Hernandez (PR) playing C batting 8th
Steve Ontiveros moves from PH to 3B
Greg Gross moves from PH to CF
Bobby Murcer moves from CF to RF
t8 4-5 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood B. Sutter 5% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-5 1 --- R NYM J. Stearns B. Sutter -26% 55% Home Run
t8 5-5 1 --- O NYM T. Foli B. Sutter 3% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-5 2 --- NYM D. Flynn B. Sutter -3% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Paul Siebert (P) batting 9th
t8 5-5 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Sutter 5% 61% Groundout: 1B-2B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Mets' Dale Murray facing 7-8-9
Dale Murray replaces Ed Kranepool (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-5 0 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC M. Kelleher D. Murray 6% 67% Walk
b8 5-5 0 1-- CHC D. Rader D. Murray 19% 86% Double to CF (Line Drive); Kelleher to 3B
b8 5-5 0 -23 CHC S. Ontiveros D. Murray 2% 87% Intentional Walk
Rudy Meoli pinch hits for Bruce Sutter (P) batting 1st
b8 5-5 0 123 O CHC R. Meoli D. Murray -10% 77% Lineout: LF
b8 5-5 1 123 O CHC I. de Jesus D. Murray -14% 63% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm; Rader to 3B; Ontiveros to 2B
b8 5-5 2 123 8,(3-2)  R CHC B. Murcer D. Murray 25% 88% Walk; Rader Scores; Ontiveros to 3B; de Jesus to 2B
b8 6-5 2 123 RR CHC D. Kingman D. Murray 9% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Ontiveros Scores; de Jesus Scores; Murcer to 3B
b8 8-5 2 1-3 O CHC G. Gross D. Murray -1% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 8.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Cubs' Mike Krukow facing 1-2-3
Mike Krukow replaces Rudy Meoli (PH) pitching and batting 1st
t9 5-8 0 --- NYM L. Randle M. Krukow -4% 93% Walk
t9 5-8 0 1-- RR NYM E. Maddox M. Krukow -9% 84% Home Run; Randle Scores
Dave Geisel replaces Mike Krukow pitching and batting 1st
t9 7-8 0 --- NYM S. Henderson D. Geisel -20% 64% Double to RF
t9 7-8 0 -2- O NYM W. Montanez D. Geisel 13% 78% Strikeout
Ray Burris replaces Dave Geisel pitching and batting 1st
Lee Mazzilli pinch hits for Joel Youngblood (CF) batting 5th
t9 7-8 1 -2- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Burris 11% 89% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-8 2 -2- NYM J. Stearns R. Burris -1% 87% Passed Ball; Henderson to 3B
t9 7-8 2 --3 NYM J. Stearns R. Burris -4% 84% Walk
Ron Hodges pinch hits for Tim Foli (SS) batting 7th
t9 7-8 2 1-3 R NYM R. Hodges R. Burris -31% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Henderson Scores; Stearns to 2B
t9 8-8 2 12- O NYM D. Flynn R. Burris 11% 64% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 8, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 8-8, Mets' Dale Murray facing 6-7-8
Ron Hodges moves from PH to C
Lenny Randle moves from 3B to 2B
John Stearns moves from C to 3B
Doug Flynn moves from 2B to SS
Lee Mazzilli moves from PH to CF
b9 8-8 0 --- CHC L. Biittner D. Murray 7% 71% Walk
b9 8-8 0 1-- O CHC M. Kelleher D. Murray -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Biittner to 2B
b9 8-8 1 -2- CHC D. Rader D. Murray 1% 71% Intentional Walk
b9 8-8 1 12- CHC S. Ontiveros D. Murray 14% 84% Wild Pitch; Biittner to 3B; Rader to 2B
b9 8-8 1 -23 CHC S. Ontiveros D. Murray -1% 83% Intentional Walk
b9 8-8 1 123 O CHC R. Burris D. Murray -18% 66% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Rader to 3B; Ontiveros to 2B
b9 8-8 2 123 O CHC I. de Jesus D. Murray -16% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 8, Cubs 8.
Top of the 10th, Mets Batting, Tied 8-8, Cubs' Ray Burris facing 9-1-2
Bruce Boisclair pinch hits for Dale Murray (P) batting 9th
t10 8-8 0 --- NYM B. Boisclair R. Burris -8% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t10 8-8 0 1-- NYM L. Randle R. Burris -12% 30% Single to CF (Line Drive); Boisclair to 2B
t10 8-8 0 12- O NYM E. Maddox R. Burris 12% 42% Bunt Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Randle to 2B
t10 8-8 1 12- O NYM S. Henderson R. Burris 8% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Randle to 3B
t10 8-8 2 1-3 O NYM W. Montanez R. Burris 14% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 8, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 8-8, Mets' Butch Metzger facing 3-4-5
Butch Metzger replaces Steve Henderson (LF) pitching and batting 3rd
Bruce Boisclair moves from PH to LF
b10 8-8 0 --- O CHC B. Murcer B. Metzger -6% 58% Popfly: LF
b10 8-8 1 --- CHC D. Kingman B. Metzger 5% 63% Hit By Pitch
b10 8-8 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  CHC G. Gross B. Metzger 19% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive); Kingman to 3B
b10 8-8 1 1-3 CHC L. Biittner B. Metzger 1% 83% Intentional Walk; Gross to 2B
b10 8-8 1 123 R CHC M. Kelleher B. Metzger 17% 100% Single to P/Bunt; Kingman Scores; Gross to 3B; Biittner to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 8, Cubs 9.

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