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Standings
BOS
@BAL
2
7
BOS
@BAL
7
6
MIN
@CAL
5
4
TEX
@CLE
0
2
TEX
@CLE
5
4
 
(10)
DET
@KCR
5
6
CHW
@NYY
1
0
CHW
@NYY
14
2
SEA
@OAK
3
2
MIL
@TOR
7
4
SFG
@ATL
6
3
NYM
@CHC
0
5
LAD
@CIN
4
0
SDP
@HOU
6
7
 
(11)
MON
@PHI
2
3
PIT
@STL
2
4
Tuesday, August 3, 1982,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 13,070, Time of Game: 2:10
Mets
0
45-58
 Lost 2 
5th, 15 GB
at Cubs
5
42-65
 Won 2 
6th, 20 GB
W: Doug Bird (7-10)
L: Brent Gaff (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Cubs            2  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  X    5 12  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .279 .318 .372 .690 0.088 0.92 0.106 -0.018 0.6 2 0 2·SB
Bob Bailor 2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .304 .319 .622 -0.104 0.86 0.000 -0.104 -1.2 6 4
George Foster LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .330 .392 .722 -0.030 0.91 0.071 -0.101 -0.5 1 0 CS
Dave Kingman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .211 .301 .460 .760 -0.080 0.70 0.000 -0.080 -1.0 8 0
Joel Youngblood RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .255 .300 .360 .660 -0.060 0.76 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 1 0
John Stearns C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .294 .351 .420 .771 -0.047 0.53 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 3 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .256 .313 .317 .631 -0.045 0.61 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 0 1
Ron Gardenhire SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .238 .282 .301 .583 0.028 0.66 0.028 0.000 0.2 1 0
   Wally Backman 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .283 .397 .384 .781 -0.003 0.29 0.006 -0.010 0.1 2 2
Brent Gaff P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.021 1.29 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 1 SH
   Gary Rajsich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .265 .316 .580 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Jesse Orosco 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 Jorgensen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .407 .369 .777 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.3
   Pat Zachry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .048 .000 .048 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 2 5 31 .107 .167 .107 .274 -0.286 0.74 0.211 -0.498 -4.2 24 8
SH: B Gaff (1, off D Bird).
TB: R Gardenhire; M Wilson; G Foster.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Gaff-B Bailor-D Kingman; W Backman-B Bailor-D Kingman; B Bailor-D Kingman.
TP: 1. B Bailor-W Backman-D Kingman.
Baserunning
SB: M Wilson 2 (35, 3rd base off D Bird/K Moreland, 2nd base off D Bird/K Moreland).
CS: G Foster (1, 2nd base by D Bird/K Moreland POCS).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bump Wills 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .258 .332 .360 .693 -0.005 0.43 0.023 -0.029 -0.2 4 1
   Junior Kennedy 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .300 .292 .592 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ryne Sandberg 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .259 .291 .340 .631 -0.010 0.59 0.043 -0.053 -0.2 1 3 GDP
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .280 .325 .379 .703 -0.012 0.45 0.025 -0.037 -0.5 6 2 2·2B,GDP
Leon Durham RF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .309 .382 .521 .903 0.156 0.57 0.186 -0.031 1.3 3 0 HR
Keith Moreland C 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 .268 .329 .414 .743 0.050 0.30 0.051 -0.001 0.6 6 0 2B,HBP,IW
Jay Johnstone LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .346 .391 .737 -0.029 0.43 0.001 -0.030 -0.2 2 0 2B
Gary Woods CF 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .275 .336 .401 .737 0.006 0.44 0.020 -0.015 1.0 3 0 2B
Larry Bowa SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .248 .302 .315 .616 0.020 0.51 0.033 -0.013 -0.7 2 3 SH
Doug Bird P 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .154 .154 .179 .333 0.038 0.33 0.049 -0.011 0.1 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 30 5 12 4 3 3 35 .400 .471 .667 1.137 0.214 0.46 0.431 -0.220 1.3 27 10
2B: B Buckner 2 (23, 1 off B Gaff, 1 off J Orosco); K Moreland (15, off B Gaff); G Woods (14, off J Orosco); J Johnstone (7, off P Zachry).
HR: L Durham (15, off B Gaff, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
SH: L Bowa (5, off B Gaff).
IBB: K Moreland (7, by J Orosco).
HBP: K Moreland (2, by B Gaff).
TB: L Durham 5; B Buckner 4; R Sandberg 2; K Moreland 2; J Johnstone 2; G Woods 2; D Bird; L Bowa; B Wills.
GIDP: B Buckner (9); R Sandberg (4); D Bird (1).
RBI: L Durham 2 (58); L Bowa (24); D Bird (2).
2-out RBI: L Durham 2; D Bird.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Bowa-R Sandberg.
E: R Sandberg (12); K Moreland (5).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Brent Gaff, L (0-3) 4 6 4 4 1 2 1 4.25 19 35 -0.211 0.71 -2.2
Jesse Orosco 3 5 1 1 1 1 0 2.99 13 0 0 -0.002 0.16 0.4
Pat Zachry 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.11 3 0 0 0.001 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 5 5 3 3 1 5.62 35 35 0 0 -0.212 0.46 -1.3

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doug Bird, W (7-10) 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 4.36 31 84 0.287 0.74 4.2
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 31 84 0.287 0.74 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: B Gaff (2).
HBP: B Gaff (1; K Moreland).
IBB: J Orosco (1; K Moreland).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Randy Marsh.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 13,070.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 88° F, Wind 14mph in unknown direction, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Mookie Wilson CF 1 Bump Wills 2B
2 Bob Bailor 2B 2 Ryne Sandberg 3B
3 George Foster LF 3 Bill Buckner 1B
4 Dave Kingman 1B 4 Leon Durham RF
5 Joel Youngblood RF 5 Keith Moreland C
6 John Stearns C 6 Jay Johnstone LF
7 Hubie Brooks 3B 7 Gary Woods CF
8 Ron Gardenhire SS 8 Larry Bowa SS
9 Brent Gaff P 9 Doug Bird P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR CHC L. Durham B. Gaff 19% 72% Home Run; Sandberg Scores
t1 0-0 1 --3 OO NYM G. Foster D. Bird 9% 55% Line Drive Double Play: SS-3B
t4 0-2 0 -2- O NYM D. Kingman D. Bird 5% 72% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 -2- R CHC D. Bird B. Gaff 5% 92% Single; Woods Scores
b3 2-0 0 1-- OO CHC R. Sandberg B. Gaff -5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

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' Doug Bird facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM M. Wilson D. Bird -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYM B. Bailor D. Bird -3% 44% Wilson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- NYM B. Bailor D. Bird -3% 41% Wilson Steals 3B
t1 0-0 0 --3 O NYM B. Bailor D. Bird 5% 45% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --3 OO NYM G. Foster D. Bird 9% 55% Line Drive Double Play: SS-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Brent Gaff facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Wills B. Gaff -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg B. Gaff 2% 55% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHC B. Buckner B. Gaff 2% 57% Wild Pitch; Sandberg to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Buckner B. Gaff -3% 53% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR CHC L. Durham B. Gaff 19% 72% Home Run; Sandberg Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- CHC K. Moreland B. Gaff 1% 73% Hit By Pitch
b1 2-0 2 1-- O CHC J. Johnstone B. Gaff -2% 71% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman D. Bird 2% 73% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 1 --- O NYM J. Youngblood D. Bird 2% 75% Strikeout
t2 0-2 2 --- O NYM J. Stearns D. Bird 1% 76% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Brent Gaff facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC G. Woods B. Gaff -1% 74% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC L. Bowa B. Gaff -1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC D. Bird B. Gaff -1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks D. Bird 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- NYM R. Gardenhire D. Bird -3% 72% Single
t3 0-2 1 1-- O NYM B. Gaff D. Bird 2% 74% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Gardenhire to 2B
t3 0-2 2 -2- NYM M. Wilson D. Bird -1% 73% Walk
t3 0-2 2 12- O NYM B. Bailor D. Bird 5% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Brent Gaff facing 1-2-3
Wally Backman replaces Ron Gardenhire (SS) playing 2B batting 8th
Bob Bailor moves from 2B to SS
b3 2-0 0 --- CHC B. Wills B. Gaff 2% 80% Single
b3 2-0 0 1-- OO CHC R. Sandberg B. Gaff -5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- CHC B. Buckner B. Gaff 2% 77% Ground-rule Double (CF-RF)
b3 2-0 2 -2- O CHC L. Durham B. Gaff -2% 74% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- NYM G. Foster D. Bird -4% 70% Single
t4 0-2 0 1-- NYM D. Kingman D. Bird -3% 67% ; Foster to 2B
t4 0-2 0 -2- O NYM D. Kingman D. Bird 5% 72% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 -2- O NYM J. Youngblood D. Bird 4% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 2 -2- O NYM J. Stearns D. Bird 3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Brent Gaff facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- CHC K. Moreland B. Gaff 4% 84% Double
b4 2-0 0 -2- O CHC J. Johnstone B. Gaff -1% 83% Flyball: LF; Moreland to 3B
b4 2-0 1 --3 CHC G. Woods B. Gaff 1% 84% Walk
b4 2-0 1 1-3 RO CHC L. Bowa B. Gaff 2% 87% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Woods to 2B; Moreland Scores
b4 3-0 2 -2- R CHC D. Bird B. Gaff 5% 92% Single; Woods Scores
b4 4-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Wills B. Gaff -1% 91% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks D. Bird 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Bird 1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
Gary Rajsich pinch hits for Brent Gaff (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 2 --- O NYM G. Rajsich D. Bird 1% 94% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 2-3-4
Jesse Orosco replaces Gary Rajsich (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg J. Orosco -0% 93% Flyball: CF
b5 4-0 1 --- CHC B. Buckner J. Orosco 1% 94% Double
b5 4-0 1 -2- O CHC L. Durham J. Orosco -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b5 4-0 2 -2- CHC K. Moreland J. Orosco 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b5 4-0 2 12- O CHC J. Johnstone J. Orosco -1% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson D. Bird 1% 94% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 1 --- O NYM B. Bailor D. Bird 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 0-4 2 --- O NYM G. Foster D. Bird 0% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 7-8-9
b6 4-0 0 --- CHC G. Woods J. Orosco 1% 97% Double
b6 4-0 0 -2- CHC L. Bowa J. Orosco 1% 98% Single; Woods to 3B
b6 4-0 0 1-3 ROO CHC D. Bird J. Orosco -0% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Woods Scores/No RBI
b6 5-0 2 --- O CHC B. Wills J. Orosco -0% 97% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 4-5-6
t7 0-5 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman D. Bird 1% 98% Strikeout
t7 0-5 1 --- O NYM J. Youngblood D. Bird 0% 99% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-5 2 --- O NYM J. Stearns D. Bird 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Stearns out at 2B/2B-SS-1B-SS-2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 2-3-4
b7 5-0 0 --- CHC R. Sandberg J. Orosco 0% 99% Single
b7 5-0 0 1-- OO CHC B. Buckner J. Orosco -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 5-0 2 --- CHC L. Durham J. Orosco 0% 99% Single
b7 5-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland J. Orosco -0% 99% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 7-8-9
Junior Kennedy replaces Bump Wills playing 2B batting 1st
t8 0-5 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks D. Bird 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 1 --- NYM W. Backman D. Bird -1% 99% Walk
Mike Jorgensen pinch hits for Jesse Orosco (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYM M. Jorgensen D. Bird 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t8 0-5 2 1-- O NYM M. Wilson D. Bird 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 6-7-8
Pat Zachry replaces Mike Jorgensen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- CHC J. Johnstone P. Zachry 0% 100% Double
b8 5-0 0 -2- CHC G. Woods P. Zachry 0% 100% Walk
b8 5-0 0 12- OOO CHC L. Bowa P. Zachry -0% 99% Triple Play: Flyball: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Doug Bird facing 2-3-4
t9 0-5 0 --- O NYM B. Bailor D. Bird 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-5 1 --- O NYM G. Foster D. Bird 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-5 2 --- O NYM D. Kingman D. Bird 0% 100% Foul Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 5.

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