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Standings
DET
@BOS
7
12
DET
@BOS
7
5
 
(11)
BAL
@CLE
4
5
MIL
@KCR
5
8
CHW
@NYY
6
3
CHW
@NYY
0
7
MIN
@OAK
2
1
CAL
@SEA
7
6
TOR
@TEX
6
7
 
(10)
LAD
@ATL
2
1
 
(11)
NYM
@CHC
6
8
NYM
@CHC
4
8
SDP
@CIN
7
8
SFG
@HOU
9
2
PHI
@MON
6
2
PHI
@MON
2
3
PIT
@STL
1
2
Tuesday, August 7, 1984,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 3:05
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Mets
6
62-46
 Lost 2 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Cubs
8
66-45
 Won 4 
1st
W: Rick Sutcliffe (13-6)
L: Ron Darling (10-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  2  2   0  0  0   2  0  0    6 10  0
Cubs            0  2  0   0  6  0   0  0  X    8 12  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .289 .368 .343 .711 -0.094 0.88 0.010 -0.104 -0.9 2 2 2B
Mookie Wilson CF 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .275 .301 .379 .679 0.079 0.78 0.112 -0.033 1.3 3 0 2B
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 2 3 0 1 4 .303 .401 .434 .836 0.196 0.97 0.218 -0.022 2.1 7 1 2B
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .261 .343 .465 .808 -0.030 0.84 0.038 -0.068 -0.3 2 0
George Foster LF 4 1 2 2 0 2 4 .259 .299 .426 .725 0.087 1.14 0.166 -0.079 0.8 2 0 HR
Hubie Brooks 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .349 .416 .766 -0.068 0.68 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 1 1
Mike Fitzgerald C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .292 .310 .603 -0.043 0.42 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 5 0
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .290 .329 .333 .662 -0.013 0.41 0.010 -0.023 -0.2 1 3
   Danny Heep PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .321 .345 .666 -0.037 1.48 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
Ron Darling P 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .160 .173 .180 .353 0.055 0.82 0.055 0.000 0.6 0 2
   Brent Gaff P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ron Hodges PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .176 .337 .221 .558 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Tom Gorman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .288 .283 .571 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
Team Totals 36 6 10 6 1 8 37 .278 .297 .444 .742 0.100 0.79 0.609 -0.509 1.6 24 9
2B: K Hernandez (19, off R Sutcliffe); W Backman (15, off R Sutcliffe); M Wilson (14, off R Sutcliffe).
HR: G Foster (15, off R Sutcliffe, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: G Foster 5; M Wilson 3; K Hernandez 3; R Darling 2; W Backman 2; R Santana.
RBI: K Hernandez 3 (68); G Foster 2 (60); M Wilson (33).
2-out RBI: M Wilson; K Hernandez.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 6.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dernier CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .322 .395 .405 .801 0.054 0.96 0.127 -0.072 0.7 3 0 2B
Ryne Sandberg 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .327 .380 .550 .930 -0.104 0.95 0.026 -0.130 -1.0 0 4 SB
Gary Matthews LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .277 .392 .386 .778 0.010 0.67 0.042 -0.032 0.1 0 1
   Henry Cotto LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .324 .301 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Leon Durham 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .304 .391 .531 .922 0.014 0.98 0.104 -0.090 -0.2 11 0 HR
Keith Moreland RF 4 1 2 3 1 1 5 .288 .340 .470 .810 0.429 0.99 0.457 -0.027 3.1 1 0 HR
Jody Davis C 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .269 .330 .472 .802 -0.032 0.83 0.040 -0.072 -1.0 9 0
Ron Cey 3B 2 1 2 2 2 0 4 .223 .309 .419 .728 0.287 0.98 0.287 0.000 2.9 2 0 HR
Dave Owen SS 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .203 .281 .316 .597 0.054 1.66 0.113 -0.059 0.7 0 2 HBP
   Larry Bowa PR-SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .266 .267 .533 -0.013 0.53 0.000 -0.013 -0.3 0 1
Rick Sutcliffe P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .138 .167 .172 .339 -0.089 1.49 0.011 -0.100 -0.6 0 1
   George Frazier P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.011 0.38 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 36 8 12 8 5 4 42 .333 .429 .611 1.040 0.599 0.98 1.207 -0.606 4.1 27 9
2B: B Dernier (17, off R Darling).
HR: L Durham (16, off R Darling, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs); K Moreland (14, off R Darling, 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs); R Cey (17, off R Darling, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
HBP: D Owen (2, by R Darling).
TB: R Cey 5; K Moreland 5; L Durham 4; B Dernier 3; J Davis; R Sutcliffe; R Sandberg; D Owen; G Matthews.
RBI: K Moreland 3 (53); R Cey 2 (61); L Durham (66); B Dernier (26); D Owen (10).
2-out RBI: K Moreland 3; R Cey 2; B Dernier.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: G Matthews (K Hernandez at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: R Sandberg (20, 2nd base off R Darling/M Fitzgerald).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Darling, L (10-5) 4.2 8 8 8 4 3 3 3.75 27 15 -0.612 1.31 -5.0
Brent Gaff 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.33 5 2 1 -0.024 0.30 -0.0
Tom Gorman 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 3.77 10 0 0 0.036 0.39 1.0
Team Totals 8 12 8 8 5 4 3 9.00 42 15 2 1 -0.600 0.98 -4.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Sutcliffe, W (13-6) 6.2 10 6 6 1 5 1 4.13 30 34 -0.277 0.75 -2.8
George Frazier, S (3) 2.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.73 7 1 0 0.177 0.98 1.2
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 1 8 1 6.00 37 34 1 0 -0.100 0.79 -1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Darling (5; D Owen).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
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
b5 2-4 2 12- RRR CHC K. Moreland R. Darling 40% 68% Home Run; Sandberg Scores; Matthews Scores
b5 5-4 2 1-- RR CHC R. Cey R. Darling 19% 87% Home Run; Davis Scores
t2 0-0 0 1-- RR NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe -17% 30% Home Run; Strawberry Scores
t3 2-2 1 1-3 RR NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe -16% 27% Double; Darling Scores; Wilson Scores
b2 1-2 1 12- R CHC D. Owen R. Darling 11% 59% Single; Davis Scores; Cey to 2B

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' Rick Sutcliffe facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier R. Darling -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC G. Matthews R. Darling -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' Rick Sutcliffe facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- RR NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe -17% 30% Home Run; Strawberry Scores
t2 2-0 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 2% 31% Flyball: RF
t2 2-0 1 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe 1% 33% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- O NYM R. Santana R. Sutcliffe 1% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- R CHC L. Durham R. Darling 10% 44% Home Run
b2 1-2 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland R. Darling -3% 41% Strikeout
b2 1-2 1 --- CHC J. Davis R. Darling 3% 44% Single
b2 1-2 1 1-- CHC R. Cey R. Darling 4% 48% Walk; Davis to 2B
b2 1-2 1 12- R CHC D. Owen R. Darling 11% 59% Single; Davis Scores; Cey to 2B
b2 2-2 1 12- O CHC R. Sutcliffe R. Darling -5% 54% Strikeout
b2 2-2 2 12- O CHC B. Dernier R. Darling -4% 50% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 9-1-2
t3 2-2 0 --- NYM R. Darling R. Sutcliffe -4% 46% Single
t3 2-2 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t3 2-2 1 1-- NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe -7% 42% Single; Darling to 3B
t3 2-2 1 1-3 RR NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe -16% 27% Double; Darling Scores; Wilson Scores
t3 4-2 1 -2- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 3% 29% Strikeout
t3 4-2 2 -2- O NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe 3% 32% Single; Hernandez out at Hm/LF-C
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Ron Darling facing 2-3-4
b3 2-4 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling -3% 29% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-4 1 --- O CHC G. Matthews R. Darling -2% 28% Flyball: RF
b3 2-4 2 --- O CHC L. Durham R. Darling -1% 26% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 6-7-8
t4 4-2 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 2% 28% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 4-2 1 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe 1% 29% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-2 2 --- NYM R. Santana R. Sutcliffe -1% 28% Single
t4 4-2 2 1-- NYM R. Darling R. Sutcliffe -2% 27% Single; Santana to 2B
t4 4-2 2 12- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 3% 30% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
b4 2-4 0 --- CHC K. Moreland R. Darling 5% 35% Single
b4 2-4 0 1-- O CHC J. Davis R. Darling -4% 31% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-4 1 1-- CHC R. Cey R. Darling 5% 35% Walk; Moreland to 2B
b4 2-4 1 12- O CHC D. Owen R. Darling -6% 30% Strikeout
b4 2-4 2 12- O CHC R. Sutcliffe R. Darling -5% 24% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 2-3-4
t5 4-2 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 2% 26% Strikeout
t5 4-2 1 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-2 2 --- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 1% 28% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
b5 2-4 0 --- CHC B. Dernier R. Darling 8% 36% Double
b5 2-4 0 -2- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling -8% 28% Fielder's Choice SS; Dernier out at 3B/SS-3B; Sandberg to 1B
b5 2-4 1 1-- CHC G. Matthews R. Darling 2% 30% Sandberg Steals 2B
b5 2-4 1 -2- CHC G. Matthews R. Darling 3% 34% Walk
b5 2-4 1 12- O CHC L. Durham R. Darling -6% 27% Flyball: CF
b5 2-4 2 12- RRR CHC K. Moreland R. Darling 40% 68% Home Run; Sandberg Scores; Matthews Scores
b5 5-4 2 --- CHC J. Davis R. Darling 1% 69% Walk
b5 5-4 2 1-- RR CHC R. Cey R. Darling 19% 87% Home Run; Davis Scores
b5 7-4 2 --- CHC D. Owen R. Darling 0% 88% Hit By Pitch
Larry Bowa pinch runs for Dave Owen (SS) batting 8th
b5 7-4 2 1-- CHC R. Sutcliffe R. Darling 1% 89% Single; Bowa to 3B
Brent Gaff replaces Ron Darling pitching and batting 9th
b5 7-4 2 1-3 R CHC B. Dernier B. Gaff 4% 93% Single; Bowa Scores; Sutcliffe to 2B
b5 8-4 2 12- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Gaff -1% 92% Flyball: RF
6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 8.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 4-8, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 5-6-7
Larry Bowa moves from PR to SS
t6 4-8 0 --- O NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe 2% 94% Strikeout
t6 4-8 1 --- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 4-8 2 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe 1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 8-4, Mets' Brent Gaff facing 3-4-5
b6 8-4 0 --- O CHC G. Matthews B. Gaff -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b6 8-4 1 --- O CHC L. Durham B. Gaff -0% 95% Flyball: SS
b6 8-4 2 --- O CHC K. Moreland B. Gaff -0% 94% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 8.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 4-8, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 8-9-1
t7 4-8 0 --- O NYM R. Santana R. Sutcliffe 1% 96% Flyball: CF
Ron Hodges pinch hits for Brent Gaff (P) batting 9th
t7 4-8 1 --- O NYM R. Hodges R. Sutcliffe 1% 97% Strikeout
t7 4-8 2 --- NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe -1% 96% Double
t7 4-8 2 -2- R NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe -4% 92% Double; Backman Scores
t7 5-8 2 -2- R NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe -6% 86% Single; Wilson Scores
George Frazier replaces Rick Sutcliffe pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-8 2 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry G. Frazier 3% 89% Lineout: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 8-6, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 6-7-8
Tom Gorman replaces Ron Hodges (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 8-6 0 --- O CHC J. Davis T. Gorman -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 8-6 1 --- CHC R. Cey T. Gorman 1% 89% Single
b7 8-6 1 1-- O CHC L. Bowa T. Gorman -1% 88% Flyball: LF
b7 8-6 2 1-- O CHC G. Frazier T. Gorman -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Cubs 8.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 6-8, Cubs' George Frazier facing 5-6-7
t8 6-8 0 --- O NYM G. Foster G. Frazier 4% 90% Strikeout
t8 6-8 1 --- O NYM H. Brooks G. Frazier 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-8 2 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald G. Frazier 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Cubs 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 8-6, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 1-2-3
b8 8-6 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier T. Gorman -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 8-6 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg T. Gorman 1% 94% Single
b8 8-6 1 1-- CHC G. Matthews T. Gorman 1% 95% Single; Sandberg to 2B
b8 8-6 1 12- O CHC L. Durham T. Gorman -1% 94% Strikeout
b8 8-6 2 12- CHC K. Moreland T. Gorman 1% 95% Walk; Sandberg to 3B; Matthews to 2B
b8 8-6 2 123 O CHC J. Davis T. Gorman -2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 6, Cubs 8.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 6-8, Cubs' George Frazier facing 8-9-1
Henry Cotto replaces Gary Matthews playing LF batting 3rd
Danny Heep pinch hits for Rafael Santana (SS) batting 8th
t9 6-8 0 --- O NYM D. Heep G. Frazier 4% 97% Flyball: LF
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Tom Gorman (P) batting 9th
t9 6-8 1 --- O NYM R. Staub G. Frazier 2% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-8 2 --- O NYM W. Backman G. Frazier 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Cubs 8.

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