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CHW
@BOS
1
0
CAL
@MIN
5
6
MIL
@NYY
5
4
OAK
@SEA
8
9
BAL
@TOR
12
2
NYM
@CHC
2
4
HOU
@LAD
3
7
MON
@PIT
5
4
ATL
@SDP
4
1
CIN
@SFG
2
1
PHI
@STL
2
3
Monday, August 4, 1986,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 29,016, Time of Game: 2:51
Mets
2
69-33
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cubs
4
45-58
 Won 1 
5th, 24½ GB
L: Ron Darling (11-4)
S: Lee Smith (20)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  5  1
Cubs            0  1  0   0  2  1   0  0  X    4  9  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .314 .387 .479 .866 -0.013 1.23 0.071 -0.084 -0.2 2 0
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .327 .374 .381 .755 -0.106 1.11 0.000 -0.106 -0.8 2 3
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .281 .381 .403 .785 -0.083 0.77 0.000 -0.083 -0.7 7 0
Gary Carter C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239 .328 .422 .750 -0.129 1.23 0.000 -0.129 -1.0 11 0
Danny Heep RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277 .390 .392 .782 -0.082 0.82 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 1 1
Kevin Mitchell LF-3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .324 .383 .551 .934 0.019 0.49 0.047 -0.028 0.1 0 0 2B
Howard Johnson 3B-SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .259 .348 .489 .837 -0.037 0.98 0.028 -0.065 -0.1 1 4 2B,IW
Rafael Santana SS 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .183 .253 .205 .458 0.100 1.30 0.121 -0.021 1.0 0 1
   Mookie Wilson PH-LF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .291 .344 .452 .796 0.070 0.90 0.070 0.000 1.0 0 0 2B
Ron Darling P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .070 .102 .070 .172 -0.069 1.21 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 0 1
   George Foster PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .294 .437 .730 -0.042 1.49 0.000 -0.042 -0.3
   Randy Myers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Doug Sisk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 5 2 1 8 34 .152 .176 .242 .419 -0.372 1.00 0.337 -0.709 -2.5 24 11
2B: K Mitchell (18, off D Eckersley); H Johnson (11, off D Eckersley); M Wilson (10, off D Eckersley).
IBB: H Johnson (4, by D Eckersley).
TB: K Mitchell 3; H Johnson 2; M Wilson 2; R Santana.
RBI: M Wilson (20); R Santana (13).
2-out RBI: R Santana; M Wilson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Backman-H Johnson-K Hernandez.
E: K Mitchell (10).
Outfield Assists: D Heep (K Moreland at home plate).

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 0 0 0 3 5 .195 .253 .254 .507 -0.114 0.92 0.000 -0.114 -1.5 4 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .322 .420 .742 0.094 0.82 0.127 -0.033 0.9 0 5 2B
Jerry Mumphrey LF-RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .301 .366 .373 .739 -0.007 0.88 0.021 -0.028 -0.4 3 0
Keith Moreland RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .285 .345 .390 .735 0.017 1.03 0.043 -0.025 0.1 0 0
   Terry Francona RF 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 .228 .262 .253 .515 0.111 0.97 0.111 0.000 1.2 0 0 2B
   Lee Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Leon Durham 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .244 .332 .394 .726 -0.053 1.02 0.028 -0.081 -0.9 11 0
Jody Davis C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .246 .289 .418 .707 0.051 1.00 0.083 -0.032 0.1 8 0
Ron Cey 3B 3 1 3 2 1 0 4 .291 .392 .534 .926 0.134 1.28 0.187 -0.053 1.9 1 0 HR
   Chris Speier PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .333 .418 .751 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .300 .439 .740 -0.070 1.16 0.021 -0.091 0.0 0 1 HBP
Dennis Eckersley P 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 .163 .176 .327 .503 -0.010 1.14 0.046 -0.057 -0.3 0 1 SH
   Thad Bosley LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .379 .337 .716 -0.024 0.41 0.000 -0.024 -1.1 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 31 4 9 4 4 9 37 .290 .389 .452 .841 0.129 1.00 0.667 -0.538 0.0 27 8
2B: R Sandberg (19, off R Darling); T Francona (2, off R Darling).
HR: R Cey (9, off R Darling, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: D Eckersley (2, off R Darling).
HBP: S Dunston (3, by D Sisk).
TB: R Cey 6; R Sandberg 2; T Francona 2; J Davis; K Moreland; L Durham; S Dunston.
GIDP: T Bosley (3).
RBI: R Cey 2 (30); T Francona (5); J Mumphrey (17).
2-out RBI: T Francona.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: L Durham (5).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Darling, L (11-4) 6 9 4 4 2 7 1 2.75 28 43 -0.165 1.16 -1.0
Randy Myers 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.80 4 0 0 0.003 0.60 0.1
Doug Sisk 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.35 5 2 0 0.034 0.44 0.9
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 4 9 1 4.50 37 43 2 0 -0.128 1.00 -0.0

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Eckersley, W (6-6) 7 4 2 2 1 6 0 4.61 27 66 0.225 1.01 1.5
Lee Smith, S (20) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.03 7 0 0 0.147 1.00 1.0
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 8 0 2.00 34 66 0 0 0.372 1.00 2.5
Balks: D Eckersley (3).
WP: None.
HBP: D Sisk (3; S Dunston).
IBB: D Eckersley (2; H Johnson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Scott Grinder, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 2:51.
Attendance: 29,016.
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
t2 0-0 2 12- R NYM R. Santana D. Eckersley -12% 39% Single to CF; Mitchell Scores; Johnson to 3B; Santana to 2B
b5 1-1 1 1-- CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling 11% 68% Double to LF; Eckersley to 3B
b2 0-1 1 12- R CHC R. Cey R. Darling 11% 59% Single to CF; Durham Scores; Davis to 2B
b5 2-1 2 --3 R CHC T. Francona R. Darling 11% 81% Double to RF; Sandberg Scores
b6 3-1 1 --- R CHC R. Cey R. Darling 7% 91% Home Run

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 Eckersley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Eckersley 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: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC J. Mumphrey 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' Dennis Eckersley facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Heep D. Eckersley 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --- NYM K. Mitchell D. Eckersley -2% 52% Double to LF
t2 0-0 2 -2- NYM H. Johnson D. Eckersley -1% 51% Intentional Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- R NYM R. Santana D. Eckersley -12% 39% Single to CF; Mitchell Scores; Johnson to 3B; Santana to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -23 O NYM R. Darling D. Eckersley 5% 44% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland R. Darling -3% 41% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- CHC L. Durham R. Darling 3% 44% Single to CF
b2 0-1 1 1-- CHC J. Davis R. Darling 4% 48% Walk; Durham to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- R CHC R. Cey R. Darling 11% 59% Single to CF; Durham Scores; Davis to 2B
b2 1-1 1 12- O CHC S. Dunston R. Darling -4% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Davis to 3B; Dunston to 1B
b2 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC D. Eckersley R. Darling -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Eckersley 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier R. Darling -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-1 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 1-1 2 --- O CHC J. Mumphrey R. Darling -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 1 --- O NYM D. Heep D. Eckersley 2% 55% Lineout: 1B
t4 1-1 2 --- O NYM K. Mitchell D. Eckersley 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- CHC K. Moreland R. Darling 4% 60% Single to LF
b4 1-1 0 1-- O CHC L. Durham R. Darling -4% 56% Flyball: CF
b4 1-1 1 1-- CHC J. Davis R. Darling 4% 60% Single to LF; Moreland to 2B
b4 1-1 1 12- O CHC R. Cey R. Darling -5% 55% Single to RF; Moreland out at Hm/RF-C; Davis to 2B
b4 1-1 2 12- O CHC S. Dunston R. Darling -5% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
Terry Francona replaces Keith Moreland playing RF batting 4th
t5 1-1 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson D. Eckersley 3% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 1-1 1 --- O NYM R. Santana D. Eckersley 2% 55% Flyball: LF
t5 1-1 2 --- O NYM R. Darling D. Eckersley 1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 9-1-2
b5 1-1 0 --- CHC D. Eckersley R. Darling 5% 61% Walk
b5 1-1 0 1-- O CHC B. Dernier R. Darling -4% 57% Bunt Popfly: C
b5 1-1 1 1-- CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling 11% 68% Double to LF; Eckersley to 3B
b5 1-1 1 -23 RO CHC J. Mumphrey R. Darling 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B; Eckersley Scores; Sandberg to 3B
b5 2-1 2 --3 R CHC T. Francona R. Darling 11% 81% Double to RF; Sandberg Scores
b5 3-1 2 -2- O CHC L. Durham R. Darling -2% 78% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
t6 1-3 0 --- NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley -5% 73% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Dykstra to 1B
t6 1-3 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley 5% 78% Foul Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez D. Eckersley -2% 76% Balk; Dykstra to 2B
t6 1-3 1 -2- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Eckersley 5% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-3 2 -2- O NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley 4% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 6-7-8
b6 3-1 0 --- O CHC J. Davis R. Darling -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-1 1 --- R CHC R. Cey R. Darling 7% 91% Home Run
b6 4-1 1 --- CHC S. Dunston R. Darling 1% 92% Single to 2B
b6 4-1 1 1-- O CHC D. Eckersley R. Darling -1% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Dunston to 2B
b6 4-1 2 -2- O CHC B. Dernier R. Darling -1% 90% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 5-6-7
t7 1-4 0 --- O NYM D. Heep D. Eckersley 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-4 1 --- O NYM K. Mitchell D. Eckersley 1% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 1-4 2 --- NYM H. Johnson D. Eckersley -2% 92% Double to RF
Mookie Wilson pinch hits for Rafael Santana (SS) batting 8th
t7 1-4 2 -2- R NYM M. Wilson D. Eckersley -7% 85% Double to CF; Johnson Scores
George Foster pinch hits for Ron Darling (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 2 -2- O NYM G. Foster D. Eckersley 4% 89% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Randy Myers facing 2-3-4
Randy Myers replaces George Foster (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Kevin Mitchell moves from LF to 3B
Howard Johnson moves from 3B to SS
Mookie Wilson moves from PH to LF
b7 4-2 0 --- CHC R. Sandberg R. Myers 2% 91% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Sandberg to 1B
b7 4-2 0 1-- O CHC J. Mumphrey R. Myers -1% 90% Groundout: P-1B; Sandberg to 2B
b7 4-2 1 -2- CHC T. Francona R. Myers 1% 91% Walk
b7 4-2 1 12- O CHC L. Durham R. Myers -2% 89% Strikeout Looking
Doug Sisk replaces Randy Myers pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-2 2 12- O CHC J. Davis D. Sisk -2% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Lee Smith facing 1-2-3
Lee Smith replaces Terry Francona (RF) pitching and batting 4th
Thad Bosley replaces Dennis Eckersley (P) playing LF batting 9th
Jerry Mumphrey moves from LF to RF
t8 2-4 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra L. Smith 4% 90% Strikeout
t8 2-4 1 --- O NYM W. Backman L. Smith 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-4 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez L. Smith 1% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 7-8-9
b8 4-2 0 --- CHC R. Cey D. Sisk 1% 95% Walk
Chris Speier pinch runs for Ron Cey (3B) batting 7th
b8 4-2 0 1-- CHC S. Dunston D. Sisk 1% 96% Hit By Pitch; Speier to 2B
b8 4-2 0 12- OO CHC T. Bosley D. Sisk -2% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Speier to 3B
b8 4-2 2 --3 O CHC B. Dernier D. Sisk -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Lee Smith facing 4-5-6
Chris Speier moves from PR to 3B
t9 2-4 0 --- O NYM G. Carter L. Smith 4% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 2-4 1 --- O NYM D. Heep L. Smith 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-4 2 --- NYM K. Mitchell L. Smith -2% 96% Single to CF
t9 2-4 2 1-- O NYM H. Johnson L. Smith 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 4.

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