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Standings
KCR
@CAL
3
4
HOU
@ATL
4
5
HOU
@ATL
1
8
NYM
@CHC
3
1
STL
@PHI
7
2
MON
@PIT
2
5
MON
@PIT
7
6
Monday, September 24, 1979,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,278, Time of Game: 2:04
Mets
3
57-98
 Won 1 
6th, 37 GB
at Cubs
1
78-78
 Lost 3 
5th, 16½ GB
W: Craig Swan (13-13)
L: Dennis Lamp (11-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  2  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    3  9  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Taveras SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .257 .293 .332 .625 -0.031 0.83 0.041 -0.072 -0.3 3 2 GDP
Elliott Maddox CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .256 .320 .317 .636 0.038 0.61 0.094 -0.056 0.2 4 1 HR
Lee Mazzilli 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .308 .400 .451 .851 -0.019 0.50 0.007 -0.027 -0.3 10 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .262 .348 .383 .732 0.090 0.80 0.124 -0.034 1.0 1 2 3·2B
Joel Youngblood RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .275 .342 .438 .780 0.041 0.90 0.095 -0.054 0.3 1 0
John Stearns C 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .241 .309 .351 .660 0.031 1.00 0.088 -0.057 0.1 5 0
Bruce Boisclair LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .182 .207 .247 .454 -0.087 0.92 0.008 -0.095 -1.1 3 0 SF
Doug Flynn 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .258 .313 .571 -0.023 0.58 0.023 -0.047 -0.4 0 5
Craig Swan P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .128 .190 .154 .344 -0.076 0.81 0.027 -0.103 -1.3 0 1 CS
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 2 4 36 .273 .306 .455 .760 -0.036 0.77 0.507 -0.545 -1.6 27 11
2B: R Hebner 3 (23, 3 off D Lamp).
HR: E Maddox (1, off D Lamp, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: B Boisclair (2, off D Lamp).
TB: R Hebner 6; E Maddox 4; J Youngblood; B Boisclair; C Swan; F Taveras; D Flynn.
GIDP: F Taveras (13).
RBI: J Stearns (64); B Boisclair (2); E Maddox (11).
2-out RBI: E Maddox.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: E Maddox (B Buckner at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: C Swan (1, 3rd base by D Lamp/T Blackwell).

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 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .343 .381 .724 -0.104 1.01 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 1 6
Mick Kelleher 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .240 .268 .281 .549 -0.008 0.80 0.032 -0.040 -0.1 1 5
   Ken Henderson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .352 .337 .689 -0.048 1.88 0.000 -0.048 -0.2
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .282 .316 .440 .756 0.036 0.94 0.083 -0.047 -0.0 14 0
Dave Kingman LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .285 .344 .614 .958 -0.090 1.46 0.033 -0.123 -0.5 2 0
Larry Biittner RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .336 .398 .733 -0.166 1.51 0.000 -0.166 -1.2 3 0
Steve Ontiveros 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .283 .361 .362 .724 -0.065 0.84 0.000 -0.065 -0.5 1 1
Jerry Martin CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .274 .325 .458 .782 0.023 0.79 0.066 -0.044 0.3 1 1 3B
Tim Blackwell C 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .171 .336 .216 .552 -0.060 1.28 0.004 -0.063 -0.3 4 1
Dennis Lamp P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .155 .183 .172 .356 -0.026 0.50 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 1
   Scot Thompson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .322 .378 .700 -0.030 1.18 0.000 -0.030 -0.2
   Dick Tidrow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .473 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 0 5 32 .188 .188 .250 .438 -0.538 1.09 0.218 -0.756 -3.7 27 15
3B: J Martin (3, off C Swan).
TB: J Martin 3; B Buckner 2; D Kingman 2; M Kelleher.
RBI: T Blackwell (9).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. I de Jesus-B Buckner; J Martin-M Kelleher.
E: I de Jesus (30).
Outfield Assists: J Martin (J Stearns at 1st base).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Craig Swan, W (13-13) 9 6 1 1 0 5 0 3.18 32 76 0.537 1.09 3.7
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 0 5 0 1.00 32 76 0.537 1.09 3.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Lamp, L (11-10) 8 8 3 2 2 2 1 3.53 32 56 0.019 0.83 1.1
Dick Tidrow 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.49 4 0 0 0.019 0.31 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 2 4 1 2.00 36 56 0 0 0.038 0.77 1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: 3,278.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 2-0 2 --- R NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp 9% 81% Home Run
t2 0-0 0 1-3 R NYM J. Stearns D. Lamp 9% 72% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hebner Scores; Youngblood to 3B; Stearns to 1B
t2 0-0 0 -2- NYM J. Youngblood D. Lamp 7% 63% Single to RF; Hebner to 3B
b5 0-3 1 --- CHC J. Martin C. Swan -7% 77% Triple to RF
b9 1-3 1 --- CHC B. Buckner C. Swan -6% 89% Single to CF

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' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM F. Taveras D. Lamp -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli D. Lamp -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Craig Swan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus C. Swan 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC M. Kelleher C. Swan 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Buckner C. Swan 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Hebner D. Lamp 6% 56% Double to LF
t2 0-0 0 -2- NYM J. Youngblood D. Lamp 7% 63% Single to RF; Hebner to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 R NYM J. Stearns D. Lamp 9% 72% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hebner Scores; Youngblood to 3B; Stearns to 1B
t2 1-0 0 1-3 ROO NYM B. Boisclair D. Lamp -5% 67% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B/Sacrifice Fly; Youngblood Scores/unER
t2 2-0 2 --- O NYM D. Flynn D. Lamp -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Craig Swan facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CHC D. Kingman C. Swan 2% 68% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 --- O CHC L. Biittner C. Swan 2% 70% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 2 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros C. Swan 1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- NYM C. Swan D. Lamp 3% 74% Single to RF
t3 2-0 0 1-- NYM F. Taveras D. Lamp 4% 78% Single to CF; Swan to 2B
t3 2-0 0 12- O NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp -5% 73% Swan Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Taveras to 2B
t3 2-0 1 -2- O NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp -3% 70% Groundout: P-1B
t3 2-0 2 -2- NYM L. Mazzilli D. Lamp 1% 71% Walk
t3 2-0 2 12- O NYM R. Hebner D. Lamp -3% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Craig Swan facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O CHC J. Martin C. Swan 3% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O CHC T. Blackwell C. Swan 2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O CHC D. Lamp C. Swan 1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- NYM J. Youngblood D. Lamp 3% 76% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Stearns D. Lamp -3% 73% Flyball: LF
t4 2-0 1 1-- O NYM B. Boisclair D. Lamp -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B; Youngblood to 2B
t4 2-0 2 -2- O NYM D. Flynn D. Lamp -3% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Craig Swan facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus C. Swan 3% 72% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 1 --- CHC M. Kelleher C. Swan -3% 69% Single to CF
b4 0-2 1 1-- O CHC B. Buckner C. Swan 4% 72% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 2 1-- CHC D. Kingman C. Swan -3% 69% Single to RF; Kelleher to 3B
b4 0-2 2 1-3 O CHC L. Biittner C. Swan 6% 75% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- O NYM C. Swan D. Lamp -2% 73% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 1 --- O NYM F. Taveras D. Lamp -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- R NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp 9% 81% Home Run
t5 3-0 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli D. Lamp -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Craig Swan facing 6-7-8
b5 0-3 0 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros C. Swan 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- CHC J. Martin C. Swan -7% 77% Triple to RF
b5 0-3 1 --3 RO CHC T. Blackwell C. Swan -0% 76% Groundout: SS-1B; Martin Scores
b5 1-3 2 --- O CHC D. Lamp C. Swan 1% 78% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 4-5-6
t6 3-1 0 --- NYM R. Hebner D. Lamp 5% 83% Double to CF
t6 3-1 0 -2- O NYM J. Youngblood D. Lamp -3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-1 1 -2- O NYM J. Stearns D. Lamp -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B; Hebner to 3B
t6 3-1 2 --3 O NYM B. Boisclair D. Lamp -3% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Craig Swan facing 1-2-3
b6 1-3 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus C. Swan 4% 78% Flyball: CF
b6 1-3 1 --- O CHC M. Kelleher C. Swan 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-3 2 --- CHC B. Buckner C. Swan -2% 78% Single to CF
b6 1-3 2 1-- O CHC D. Kingman C. Swan 4% 81% Single to CF; Buckner out at 3B/CF-3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 8-9-1
t7 3-1 0 --- NYM D. Flynn D. Lamp 2% 84% Single to LF
t7 3-1 0 1-- O NYM C. Swan D. Lamp -2% 82% Strikeout
t7 3-1 1 1-- OO NYM F. Taveras D. Lamp -4% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Craig Swan facing 5-6-7
b7 1-3 0 --- O CHC L. Biittner C. Swan 4% 82% Flyball: CF
b7 1-3 1 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros C. Swan 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-3 2 --- O CHC J. Martin C. Swan 2% 86% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 2-3-4
t8 3-1 0 --- O NYM E. Maddox D. Lamp -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-1 1 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli D. Lamp -1% 84% Flyball: LF
t8 3-1 2 --- NYM R. Hebner D. Lamp 1% 85% Double to RF
t8 3-1 2 -2- O NYM J. Youngblood D. Lamp -2% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Craig Swan facing 8-9-1
b8 1-3 0 --- O CHC T. Blackwell C. Swan 4% 88% Flyball: LF
Scot Thompson pinch hits for Dennis Lamp (P) batting 9th
b8 1-3 1 --- O CHC S. Thompson C. Swan 3% 91% Flyball: CF
b8 1-3 2 --- O CHC I. de Jesus C. Swan 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Dick Tidrow facing 6-7-8
Dick Tidrow replaces Scot Thompson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-1 0 --- O NYM J. Stearns D. Tidrow -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 3-1 1 --- NYM B. Boisclair D. Tidrow 1% 92% Single to 1B/Bunt
t9 3-1 1 1-- O NYM D. Flynn D. Tidrow -1% 91% Flyball: RF
t9 3-1 2 1-- O NYM C. Swan D. Tidrow -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Craig Swan facing 2-3-4
Ken Henderson pinch hits for Mick Kelleher (2B) batting 2nd
b9 1-3 0 --- O CHC K. Henderson C. Swan 5% 95% Flyball: LF
b9 1-3 1 --- CHC B. Buckner C. Swan -6% 89% Single to CF
b9 1-3 1 1-- O CHC D. Kingman C. Swan 6% 95% Lineout: SS
b9 1-3 2 1-- O CHC L. Biittner C. Swan 5% 100% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.

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