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@MIN
1
2
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@OAK
3
4
 
(12)
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5
4
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6
7
 
(11)
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(10)
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8
11
Tuesday, August 28, 1984,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:23
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Reds
2
54-77
 Lost 3 
5th, 22½ GB
at Cubs
5
77-53
 Won 2 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2 10  1
Cubs            4  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    5  8  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Milner CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .253 .358 .381 .739 0.012 0.96 0.102 -0.089 0.1 3 0 CS
Pete Rose 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .265 .337 .301 .638 -0.057 1.14 0.039 -0.096 -0.8 8 0
Dave Parker RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .320 .409 .729 -0.104 1.31 0.022 -0.125 -1.0 1 0 2B
Cesar Cedeno LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .262 .320 .410 .730 -0.063 0.99 0.010 -0.073 -0.6 1 0
Brad Gulden C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .212 .284 .305 .589 0.041 0.97 0.100 -0.059 0.4 7 2
Dave Concepcion SS 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .239 .299 .317 .617 0.075 0.83 0.111 -0.036 0.8 1 4
Ron Oester 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .244 .297 .311 .608 -0.082 0.76 0.000 -0.082 -1.0 3 1
Wayne Krenchicki 3B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .261 .323 .429 .752 0.066 0.71 0.088 -0.022 0.7 0 3
Andy McGaffigan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.035 1.07 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Nick Esasky PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .199 .298 .368 .666 -0.021 0.72 0.000 -0.021 -0.2
   Ron Robinson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Foley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .302 .342 .644 -0.034 1.51 0.000 -0.034 -0.4
Team Totals 35 2 10 2 2 3 38 .286 .324 .314 .639 -0.202 0.98 0.472 -0.672 -2.4 24 10
2B: D Parker (23, off D Eckersley).
SH: A McGaffigan (3, off D Eckersley).
TB: W Krenchicki 3; D Concepcion 2; D Parker 2; E Milner 2; P Rose; B Gulden.
RBI: D Concepcion (43); B Gulden (28).
2-out RBI: D Concepcion; B Gulden.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Gulden-R Oester.
E: P Rose (7).
Baserunning
CS: E Milner (12, 2nd base by D Eckersley/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dernier CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .364 .367 .731 -0.047 0.47 0.000 -0.047 -0.9 7 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .324 .375 .533 .908 0.017 0.52 0.059 -0.042 0.2 2 2 CS
Gary Matthews LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .401 .413 .814 0.090 0.55 0.115 -0.025 0.5 2 0
   Henry Cotto LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .343 .323 .666 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Leon Durham 1B 2 2 2 0 2 0 4 .291 .383 .521 .904 0.041 0.50 0.041 0.000 0.8 6 0
Keith Moreland RF 4 1 2 4 0 0 4 .288 .339 .454 .793 0.305 0.86 0.326 -0.021 2.8 2 0 HR,3B
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .232 .319 .440 .759 -0.041 0.39 0.000 -0.041 -1.0 1 1
Jody Davis C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .256 .315 .437 .752 -0.023 0.30 0.000 -0.023 -0.5 3 1
Larry Bowa SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .215 .259 .258 .517 -0.026 0.35 0.000 -0.026 -0.5 3 2
Dennis Eckersley P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .140 .159 .140 .299 -0.016 0.32 0.000 -0.016 -0.3 0 1
   George Frazier P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 -0.001 0.26 0.008 -0.009 -0.0 0 0 CS
Team Totals 30 5 8 4 3 6 33 .267 .333 .433 .767 0.299 0.48 0.549 -0.250 1.1 27 7
3B: K Moreland (3, off A McGaffigan).
HR: K Moreland (15, off A McGaffigan, 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: K Moreland 7; R Sandberg 2; L Durham 2; G Frazier; G Matthews.
RBI: K Moreland 4 (69).
2-out RBI: K Moreland.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Baserunning
CS: R Sandberg (6, 2nd base by A McGaffigan/B Gulden); G Frazier (1, 2nd base by R Robinson/B Gulden).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Andy McGaffigan, L (3-6) 5 6 5 5 3 4 1 3.59 23 36 -0.333 0.62 -2.6
Ron Robinson 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.60 10 0 0 0.035 0.17 1.5
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 3 6 1 5.62 33 36 0 0 -0.298 0.48 -1.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Eckersley, W (12-11) 6.1 9 2 2 2 1 0 3.94 29 46 0.079 1.04 0.9
George Frazier, S (4) 2.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.51 9 1 0 0.123 0.79 1.5
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 2 3 0 2.00 38 46 1 0 0.202 0.98 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Eddie Milner CF 1 Bob Dernier CF
2 Pete Rose 1B 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Dave Parker RF 3 Gary Matthews LF
4 Cesar Cedeno LF 4 Leon Durham 1B
5 Brad Gulden C 5 Keith Moreland RF
6 Dave Concepcion SS 6 Ron Cey 3B
7 Ron Oester 2B 7 Jody Davis C
8 Wayne Krenchicki 3B 8 Larry Bowa SS
9 Andy McGaffigan P 9 Dennis Eckersley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-2 1 12- RRR CHC K. Moreland A. McGaffigan 24% 72% Home Run; Matthews Scores; Durham Scores
b1 0-2 1 1-- R CHC G. Matthews A. McGaffigan 11% 46% Single; Sandberg Scores/Adv on E3/No RBI; Matthews to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- R CIN B. Gulden D. Eckersley -10% 41% Single; Parker Scores; Cedeno to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- R CIN D. Concepcion D. Eckersley -10% 31% Single; Cedeno Scores; Gulden to 3B
b3 4-2 2 1-- R CHC K. Moreland A. McGaffigan 9% 84% Triple; Durham Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN E. Milner D. Eckersley -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CIN P. Rose D. Eckersley 6% 52% Milner Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Eckersley 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CIN D. Parker D. Eckersley -2% 52% Double
t1 0-0 2 -2- CIN C. Cedeno D. Eckersley -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- R CIN B. Gulden D. Eckersley -10% 41% Single; Parker Scores; Cedeno to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- R CIN D. Concepcion D. Eckersley -10% 31% Single; Cedeno Scores; Gulden to 3B
t1 2-0 2 1-3 O CIN R. Oester D. Eckersley 4% 35% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Andy McGaffigan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier A. McGaffigan -2% 32% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg A. McGaffigan 3% 35% Single
b1 0-2 1 1-- R CHC G. Matthews A. McGaffigan 11% 46% Single; Sandberg Scores/Adv on E3/No RBI; Matthews to 2B
b1 1-2 1 -2- CHC L. Durham A. McGaffigan 2% 48% Walk
b1 1-2 1 12- RRR CHC K. Moreland A. McGaffigan 24% 72% Home Run; Matthews Scores; Durham Scores
b1 4-2 1 --- O CHC R. Cey A. McGaffigan -1% 71% Strikeout
b1 4-2 2 --- O CHC J. Davis A. McGaffigan -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 8-9-1
t2 2-4 0 --- CIN W. Krenchicki D. Eckersley -4% 67% Single
t2 2-4 0 1-- O CIN A. McGaffigan D. Eckersley 2% 69% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Krenchicki to 2B
t2 2-4 1 -2- CIN E. Milner D. Eckersley -2% 66% Walk
t2 2-4 1 12- O CIN P. Rose D. Eckersley 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Krenchicki to 3B; Milner to 2B
t2 2-4 2 -23 O CIN D. Parker D. Eckersley 6% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Reds' Andy McGaffigan facing 8-9-1
b2 4-2 0 --- O CHC L. Bowa A. McGaffigan -2% 74% Strikeout
b2 4-2 1 --- O CHC D. Eckersley A. McGaffigan -1% 73% Strikeout
b2 4-2 2 --- O CHC B. Dernier A. McGaffigan -1% 72% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 4-5-6
t3 2-4 0 --- O CIN C. Cedeno D. Eckersley 2% 74% Flyball: RF
t3 2-4 1 --- O CIN B. Gulden D. Eckersley 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-4 2 --- CIN D. Concepcion D. Eckersley -1% 75% Single
t3 2-4 2 1-- O CIN R. Oester D. Eckersley 2% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Reds' Andy McGaffigan facing 2-3-4
b3 4-2 0 --- CHC R. Sandberg A. McGaffigan 2% 79% Single
b3 4-2 0 1-- O CHC G. Matthews A. McGaffigan -4% 75% Sandberg Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 4-2 1 --- O CHC G. Matthews A. McGaffigan -1% 74% Flyball: CF
b3 4-2 2 --- CHC L. Durham A. McGaffigan 1% 75% Single
b3 4-2 2 1-- R CHC K. Moreland A. McGaffigan 9% 84% Triple; Durham Scores
b3 5-2 2 --3 O CHC R. Cey A. McGaffigan -2% 82% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 8-9-1
t4 2-5 0 --- O CIN W. Krenchicki D. Eckersley 2% 84% Flyball: CF
t4 2-5 1 --- O CIN A. McGaffigan D. Eckersley 1% 86% Flyball: CF
t4 2-5 2 --- O CIN E. Milner D. Eckersley 1% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Andy McGaffigan facing 7-8-9
b4 5-2 0 --- O CHC J. Davis A. McGaffigan -1% 86% Strikeout
b4 5-2 1 --- O CHC L. Bowa A. McGaffigan -1% 85% Popfly: SS
b4 5-2 2 --- O CHC D. Eckersley A. McGaffigan -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 2-3-4
t5 2-5 0 --- CIN P. Rose D. Eckersley -4% 80% Single
t5 2-5 0 1-- O CIN D. Parker D. Eckersley 4% 84% Flyball: LF
t5 2-5 1 1-- O CIN C. Cedeno D. Eckersley 3% 87% Popfly: 3B
t5 2-5 2 1-- O CIN B. Gulden D. Eckersley 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Andy McGaffigan facing 1-2-3
b5 5-2 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier A. McGaffigan -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-2 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg A. McGaffigan 1% 89% Walk
b5 5-2 1 1-- O CHC G. Matthews A. McGaffigan -1% 88% Flyball: RF
b5 5-2 2 1-- CHC L. Durham A. McGaffigan 1% 89% Walk; Sandberg to 2B
b5 5-2 2 12- O CHC K. Moreland A. McGaffigan -2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 6-7-8
t6 2-5 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion D. Eckersley 2% 89% Strikeout
t6 2-5 1 --- O CIN R. Oester D. Eckersley 1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 2-5 2 --- CIN W. Krenchicki D. Eckersley -1% 89% Single
Nick Esasky pinch hits for Andy McGaffigan (P) batting 9th
t6 2-5 2 1-- O CIN N. Esasky D. Eckersley 2% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Ron Robinson facing 6-7-8
Ron Robinson replaces Nick Esasky (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-2 0 --- O CHC R. Cey R. Robinson -1% 91% Strikeout
b6 5-2 1 --- O CHC J. Davis R. Robinson -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-2 2 --- O CHC L. Bowa R. Robinson -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
t7 2-5 0 --- CIN E. Milner D. Eckersley -4% 86% Single
t7 2-5 0 1-- O CIN P. Rose D. Eckersley 4% 90% Flyball: LF
George Frazier replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 1-- O CIN D. Parker G. Frazier 3% 92% Strikeout
t7 2-5 2 1-- O CIN C. Cedeno G. Frazier 2% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Ron Robinson facing 9-1-2
b7 5-2 0 --- CHC G. Frazier R. Robinson 1% 95% Single
b7 5-2 0 1-- OO CHC B. Dernier R. Robinson -2% 94% Double Play: Strikeout, Frazier Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b7 5-2 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Robinson -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' George Frazier facing 5-6-7
t8 2-5 0 --- O CIN B. Gulden G. Frazier 2% 95% Popfly: SS
t8 2-5 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion G. Frazier 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t8 2-5 2 --- O CIN R. Oester G. Frazier 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Ron Robinson facing 3-4-5
b8 5-2 0 --- O CHC G. Matthews R. Robinson -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-2 1 --- CHC L. Durham R. Robinson 0% 97% Single
b8 5-2 1 1-- O CHC K. Moreland R. Robinson -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 5-2 2 1-- O CHC R. Cey R. Robinson -0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' George Frazier facing 8-9-1
Henry Cotto replaces Gary Matthews playing LF batting 3rd
t9 2-5 0 --- CIN W. Krenchicki G. Frazier -4% 93% Single
Tom Foley pinch hits for Ron Robinson (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 0 1-- O CIN T. Foley G. Frazier 3% 97% Flyball: LF
t9 2-5 1 1-- O CIN E. Milner G. Frazier 2% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Krenchicki to 2B
t9 2-5 2 -2- O CIN P. Rose G. Frazier 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 5.

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