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Scores
Standings
MIL
@BAL
6
2
TEX
@BOS
2
12
OAK
@CAL
9
6
DET
@KCR
10
6
SEA
@MIN
1
5
CLE
@NYY
1
0
CHW
@TOR
4
6
NYM
@CHC
23
10
ATL
@HOU
2
6
PIT
@MON
7
10
CIN
@SDP
2
0
LAD
@SFG
0
1
 
(10)
PHI
@STL
4
3
Sunday, August 16, 1987,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 32,731, Time of Game: 3:29
Mets
23
66-52
 Won 1 
3rd, 4½ GB
at Cubs
10
60-58
 Lost 1 
5th, 10½ GB
W: Ron Darling (10-7)
L: Greg Maddux (6-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            3  0  1   3  3  7   3  3  0   23 21  1
Cubs            0  0  0   5  0  0   4  0  1   10 12  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 7 3 4 3 0 3 7 .284 .351 .454 .806 0.048 0.43 0.080 -0.032 2.8 1 0 HR
Wally Backman 2B 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 .244 .297 .272 .569 0.006 0.45 0.024 -0.019 -0.1 1 0
   Tim Teufel PH-2B 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .326 .413 .578 .990 0.023 0.31 0.023 0.000 1.8 3 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 3 3 2 1 0 5 .306 .392 .452 .844 0.074 0.66 0.088 -0.014 1.2 2 0
   Dave Magadan 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .314 .395 .445 .840 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 2 0
Darryl Strawberry RF 5 5 4 5 1 0 6 .282 .403 .595 .998 0.182 0.53 0.187 -0.006 6.7 1 0 HR,3B,2·2B,SB
Kevin McReynolds LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 5 .292 .334 .509 .843 0.069 0.68 0.069 0.000 1.3 2 0 2B,SF
   Bill Almon SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .246 .333 .311 .645 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 1
Gary Carter C 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .242 .299 .411 .710 0.133 0.66 0.151 -0.018 1.6 9 0
   Barry Lyons PH-C 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 .235 .271 .327 .598 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 4 0
Howard Johnson 3B 3 2 2 3 3 0 6 .273 .367 .527 .893 0.012 0.29 0.030 -0.018 3.4 2 0 HR,IW
Rafael Santana SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .274 .316 .381 .696 -0.014 0.47 0.033 -0.047 -1.2 0 2 2B
   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
   Jeff Innis PH-P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 1
Ron Darling P 4 2 1 1 0 1 4 .143 .172 .232 .405 0.018 0.36 0.042 -0.024 0.2 0 0
   Mookie Wilson PH-LF 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .292 .348 .458 .806 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.7 0 0
Team Totals 47 23 21 22 8 8 56 .447 .518 .766 1.284 0.551 0.43 0.727 -0.178 18.3 27 4
2B: D Strawberry 2 (22, 1 off F DiPino, 1 off G Maddux); K McReynolds (26, off G Maddux); R Santana (17, off D Hall).
3B: D Strawberry (5, off D Hall).
HR: D Strawberry (29, off G Maddux, 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF); L Dykstra (9, off J Baller, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF); H Johnson (28, off F DiPino, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
SF: K McReynolds (8, off G Maddux).
IBB: H Johnson (9, by G Maddux).
TB: D Strawberry 11; L Dykstra 7; H Johnson 5; K McReynolds 3; K Hernandez 3; R Santana 2; M Wilson; G Carter; T Teufel; R Darling; B Lyons.
RBI: D Strawberry 5 (72); L Dykstra 3 (32); H Johnson 3 (77); K Hernandez 2 (61); T Teufel 2 (39); K McReynolds 2 (74); G Carter 2 (62); B Lyons (10); M Wilson (28); R Darling (4).
2-out RBI: D Strawberry 5; H Johnson 2; G Carter 2; T Teufel 2; L Dykstra 2; B Lyons; M Wilson.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 11 for 18.
Fielding
E: D Magadan (2).
Baserunning
SB: D Strawberry (22, 2nd base off G Maddux/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Martinez CF-RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .305 .388 .443 .831 -0.047 0.37 0.001 -0.048 0.1 2 1
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .311 .380 .475 .855 -0.037 0.36 0.000 -0.037 -0.9 3 5
   Paul Noce PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .224 .258 .347 .605 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Leon Durham 1B 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .280 .351 .494 .845 0.019 0.16 0.028 -0.008 0.8 5 0
Andre Dawson RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .286 .324 .570 .894 -0.030 0.41 0.008 -0.038 1.2 1 0 2B
   Frank DiPino P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   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
   Manny Trillo PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .303 .392 .507 .899 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 2B
Jerry Mumphrey LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .314 .384 .502 .886 -0.044 0.55 0.000 -0.044 -0.8 1 0
   Jay Baller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Dernier PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .346 .407 .500 .907 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -1.0 1 0
Keith Moreland 3B 4 2 3 2 1 0 5 .267 .315 .465 .780 0.031 0.16 0.031 -0.001 2.0 2 1 2B
Luis Quinones SS-2B 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .242 .309 .339 .648 -0.016 0.32 0.012 -0.029 1.4 2 2
Jody Davis C 2 1 1 4 1 1 3 .257 .338 .437 .775 0.107 0.56 0.129 -0.022 3.2 5 0 HR
   Jim Sundberg PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .243 .339 .369 .708 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.9 3 0
Greg Maddux P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.020 0.76 0.000 -0.020 -0.2 0 0
   Ed Lynch P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rafael Palmeiro PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .280 .317 .534 .851 0.088 0.39 0.088 0.000 1.0 HR
   Drew Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Dayett LF 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .325 .414 .556 .969 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -1.0 2 0
Team Totals 40 10 12 9 5 11 45 .300 .378 .525 .903 0.051 0.28 0.297 -0.247 5.3 27 9
2B: A Dawson (17, off J Orosco); K Moreland (18, off J Orosco); M Trillo (7, off J Innis).
HR: J Davis (16, off R Darling, 4th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF); R Palmeiro (7, off R Darling, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: K Moreland 4; R Palmeiro 4; J Davis 4; A Dawson 3; D Martinez 2; M Trillo 2; L Quinones; L Durham.
RBI: J Davis 4 (46); K Moreland 2 (70); R Palmeiro (15); L Quinones (7); A Dawson (100).
2-out RBI: J Davis 4; K Moreland; L Quinones; R Palmeiro.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 9.
Fielding
PB: J Sundberg (1).
E: K Moreland (23).
Outfield Assists: D Martinez (T Teufel at 3rd base).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Darling, W (10-7) 6 4 5 5 5 7 2 4.44 27 46 -0.051 0.47 -1.9
Jesse Orosco 1 5 4 4 0 0 0 5.06 8 0 0 0.000 0.00 -3.5
Jeff Innis 2 3 1 1 0 4 0 3.38 10 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.0
Team Totals 9 12 10 10 5 11 2 10.00 45 46 0 0 -0.051 0.28 -5.3

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Greg Maddux, L (6-11) 3.2 6 7 7 5 4 1 5.25 22 20 -0.331 0.81 -5.0
Ed Lynch 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.01 2 0 0 0.001 0.07 0.1
Drew Hall 1.2 10 10 10 2 0 0 9.00 16 0 0 -0.220 0.42 -8.3
Jay Baller 1.1 2 3 3 1 1 1 7.30 7 1 1 0.000 0.00 -3.1
Frank DiPino 1 3 3 3 0 1 1 3.33 6 0 0 0.000 0.00 -2.5
Lee Smith 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.59 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 21 23 23 8 8 3 23.00 56 20 1 1 -0.550 0.43 -18.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Orosco (2); D Hall (1); J Baller 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: G Maddux (10; H Johnson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 3:29.
Attendance: 32,731.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 2 -23 RR NYM G. Carter G. Maddux 14% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hernandez Scores; Strawberry Scores
b4 0-7 2 123 RRRR CHC J. Davis R. Darling -13% 82% Home Run; Dawson Scores; Moreland Scores; Quinones Scores
t4 4-0 2 12- RRR NYM D. Strawberry G. Maddux 9% 96% Home Run; Backman Scores; Hernandez Scores
b4 4-7 2 --- R CHC R. Palmeiro R. Darling -9% 74% Home Run
t5 7-5 1 1-3 R NYM L. Dykstra D. Hall 7% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive); Santana Scores; Darling to 3B

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' Greg Maddux facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra G. Maddux -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Backman G. Maddux 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez G. Maddux 4% 54% Walk; Backman to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- NYM D. Strawberry G. Maddux 6% 60% Walk; Backman to 3B; Hernandez to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 RO NYM K. McReynolds G. Maddux 0% 60% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Backman Scores; Hernandez to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 NYM G. Carter G. Maddux 1% 60% Strawberry Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -23 RR NYM G. Carter G. Maddux 14% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hernandez Scores; Strawberry Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- NYM H. Johnson G. Maddux 1% 76% Walk; Carter to 2B
t1 3-0 2 12- O NYM R. Santana G. Maddux -3% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- O CHC D. Martinez R. Darling 2% 75% Flyball: LF
b1 0-3 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling 1% 77% Lineout: LF
b1 0-3 2 --- CHC L. Durham R. Darling -1% 76% Walk
b1 0-3 2 1-- O CHC A. Dawson R. Darling 2% 78% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 9-1-2
t2 3-0 0 --- O NYM R. Darling G. Maddux -1% 76% Lineout: 1B
t2 3-0 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra G. Maddux -1% 75% Strikeout
t2 3-0 2 --- O NYM W. Backman G. Maddux -1% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- O CHC J. Mumphrey R. Darling 2% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-3 1 --- CHC K. Moreland R. Darling -3% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b2 0-3 1 1-- O CHC L. Quinones R. Darling 3% 77% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-3 2 1-- O CHC J. Davis R. Darling 2% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez G. Maddux -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 3-0 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry G. Maddux 3% 80% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 3-0 1 -2- R NYM K. McReynolds G. Maddux 6% 87% Double to RF (Line Drive); Strawberry Scores
t3 4-0 1 -2- O NYM G. Carter G. Maddux -2% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 4-0 2 -2- NYM H. Johnson G. Maddux 0% 85% Intentional Walk
t3 4-0 2 12- O NYM R. Santana G. Maddux -2% 83% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Ron Darling facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- O CHC G. Maddux R. Darling 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- O CHC D. Martinez R. Darling 1% 87% Popfly: 3B
b3 0-4 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- O NYM R. Darling G. Maddux -1% 87% Strikeout
t4 4-0 1 --- NYM L. Dykstra G. Maddux 1% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t4 4-0 1 1-- O NYM W. Backman G. Maddux -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 4-0 2 1-- NYM K. Hernandez G. Maddux 1% 87% Single to CF (Line Drive); Backman to 2B
t4 4-0 2 12- RRR NYM D. Strawberry G. Maddux 9% 96% Home Run; Backman Scores; Hernandez Scores
Ed Lynch replaces Greg Maddux pitching and batting 9th
t4 7-0 2 --- NYM K. McReynolds E. Lynch 0% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); McReynolds to 1B
t4 7-0 2 1-- O NYM G. Carter E. Lynch -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Mets' Ron Darling facing 3-4-5
b4 0-7 0 --- O CHC L. Durham R. Darling 1% 97% Strikeout
b4 0-7 1 --- CHC A. Dawson R. Darling -1% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 0-7 1 1-- O CHC J. Mumphrey R. Darling 1% 97% Strikeout
b4 0-7 2 1-- CHC K. Moreland R. Darling -1% 97% Walk; Dawson to 2B
b4 0-7 2 12- CHC L. Quinones R. Darling -1% 95% Walk; Dawson to 3B; Moreland to 2B
b4 0-7 2 123 RRRR CHC J. Davis R. Darling -13% 82% Home Run; Dawson Scores; Moreland Scores; Quinones Scores
Rafael Palmeiro pinch hits for Ed Lynch (P) batting 9th
b4 4-7 2 --- R CHC R. Palmeiro R. Darling -9% 74% Home Run
b4 5-7 2 --- O CHC D. Martinez R. Darling 1% 75% Flyball: RF
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 7, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cubs' Drew Hall facing 7-8-9
Drew Hall replaces Rafael Palmeiro (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 7-5 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson D. Hall -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 7-5 1 --- NYM R. Santana D. Hall 3% 77% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 7-5 1 -2- NYM R. Darling D. Hall 4% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive); Santana to 3B
t5 7-5 1 1-3 R NYM L. Dykstra D. Hall 7% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive); Santana Scores; Darling to 3B
Tim Teufel pinch hits for Wally Backman (2B) batting 2nd
t5 8-5 1 1-3 NYM T. Teufel D. Hall 1% 88% Walk; Dykstra to 2B
t5 8-5 1 123 RRO NYM K. Hernandez D. Hall 4% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive); Darling Scores; Dykstra Scores; Teufel out at 3B/CF-3B
t5 10-5 2 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry D. Hall -1% 92% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 10, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-10, Mets' Ron Darling facing 2-3-4
Tim Teufel moves from PH to 2B
b5 5-10 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Darling 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 5-10 1 --- CHC L. Durham R. Darling -2% 92% Walk
b5 5-10 1 1-- O CHC A. Dawson R. Darling 2% 94% Flyball: CF
b5 5-10 2 1-- O CHC J. Mumphrey R. Darling 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 10, Cubs 5.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 10-5, Cubs' Drew Hall facing 5-6-7
t6 10-5 0 --- NYM K. McReynolds D. Hall 1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 10-5 0 1-- NYM G. Carter D. Hall 1% 97% Walk; McReynolds to 2B
t6 10-5 0 12- R NYM H. Johnson D. Hall 1% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive); McReynolds Scores; Carter to 2B
t6 11-5 0 12- O NYM R. Santana D. Hall -0% 98% Flyball: CF; Carter to 3B
t6 11-5 1 1-3 RO NYM R. Darling D. Hall 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Carter Scores
t6 12-5 2 1-- NYM L. Dykstra D. Hall 0% 98% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Darling to 2B
t6 12-5 2 12- NYM T. Teufel D. Hall 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Darling to 3B; Dykstra to 2B
t6 12-5 2 -23 RR NYM T. Teufel D. Hall 1% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Darling Scores; Dykstra Scores
t6 14-5 2 1-- NYM K. Hernandez D. Hall 0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball); Teufel to 2B
t6 14-5 2 12- RR NYM D. Strawberry D. Hall 0% 100% Triple to RF (Line Drive); Teufel Scores; Hernandez Scores
Jay Baller replaces Jerry Mumphrey (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Brian Dayett replaces Drew Hall (P) playing LF batting 9th
t6 16-5 2 --3 R NYM K. McReynolds J. Baller 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Strawberry Scores
t6 17-5 2 --- O NYM K. McReynolds J. Baller 0% 100% Flyball: LF
7 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 17, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-17, Mets' Ron Darling facing 6-7-8
b6 5-17 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland R. Darling 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b6 5-17 1 --- O CHC L. Quinones R. Darling 0% 100% Strikeout
b6 5-17 2 --- CHC J. Davis R. Darling -0% 100% Walk
b6 5-17 2 1-- O CHC B. Dayett R. Darling 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 17, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 17-5, Cubs' Jay Baller facing 6-7-8
Barry Lyons pinch hits for Gary Carter (C) batting 6th
t7 17-5 0 --- O NYM B. Lyons J. Baller 0% 100% Strikeout
t7 17-5 1 --- NYM H. Johnson J. Baller 0% 100% Walk
t7 17-5 1 1-- NYM R. Santana J. Baller 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Johnson to 2B
t7 17-5 1 -2- O NYM R. Santana J. Baller 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Mookie Wilson pinch hits for Ron Darling (P) batting 9th
t7 17-5 2 -2- R NYM M. Wilson J. Baller 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Johnson Scores
t7 18-5 2 1-- RR NYM L. Dykstra J. Baller 0% 100% Home Run; Wilson Scores
t7 20-5 2 --- O NYM T. Teufel J. Baller 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 20, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-20, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 1-2-3
Jesse Orosco replaces Rafael Santana (SS) pitching and batting 8th
Barry Lyons moves from PH to C
Dave Magadan replaces Keith Hernandez playing 1B batting 3rd
Bill Almon replaces Kevin McReynolds (LF) playing SS batting 5th
Mookie Wilson moves from PH to LF
b7 5-20 0 --- CHC D. Martinez J. Orosco -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b7 5-20 0 1-- O CHC R. Sandberg J. Orosco 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 5-20 1 1-- CHC L. Durham J. Orosco -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Sandberg to 2B
b7 5-20 1 12- R CHC A. Dawson J. Orosco -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive); Sandberg Scores; Durham to 3B
Bob Dernier pinch hits for Jay Baller (P) batting 5th
b7 6-20 1 -23 R CHC B. Dernier J. Orosco 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Durham Scores; Dawson to 3B
b7 7-20 1 --3 O CHC B. Dernier J. Orosco 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b7 7-20 2 --3 R CHC K. Moreland J. Orosco 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive); Dawson Scores
b7 8-20 2 -2- R CHC L. Quinones J. Orosco 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Moreland Scores
Jim Sundberg pinch hits for Jody Davis (C) batting 8th
b7 9-20 2 1-- O CHC J. Sundberg J. Orosco 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 20, Cubs 9.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 20-9, Cubs' Frank DiPino facing 3-4-5
Frank DiPino replaces Andre Dawson (RF) pitching and batting 4th
Jim Sundberg moves from PH to C
Bob Dernier moves from PH to CF
Dave Martinez moves from CF to RF
t8 20-9 0 --- O NYM D. Magadan F. DiPino 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 20-9 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry F. DiPino 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t8 20-9 1 -2- O NYM B. Almon F. DiPino 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 20-9 2 -2- NYM B. Lyons F. DiPino 0% 100% Passed Ball; Strawberry to 3B
t8 20-9 2 --3 R NYM B. Lyons F. DiPino 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Strawberry Scores
t8 21-9 2 1-- RR NYM H. Johnson F. DiPino 0% 100% Home Run (LF-CF); Lyons Scores
Jeff Innis pinch hits for Jesse Orosco (P) batting 8th
t8 23-9 2 --- O NYM J. Innis F. DiPino 0% 100% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 23, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 9-23, Mets' Jeff Innis facing 9-1-2
Jeff Innis moves from PH to P
b8 9-23 0 --- O CHC B. Dayett J. Innis 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 9-23 1 --- CHC D. Martinez J. Innis 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Paul Noce pinch hits for Ryne Sandberg (2B) batting 2nd
b8 9-23 1 1-- O CHC P. Noce J. Innis 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 9-23 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham J. Innis 0% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 23, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 23-9, Cubs' Lee Smith facing 9-1-2
Lee Smith replaces Frank DiPino pitching and batting 4th
Luis Quinones moves from SS to 2B
Paul Noce moves from PH to SS
t9 23-9 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson L. Smith 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 23-9 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra L. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 23-9 2 --- O NYM T. Teufel L. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 23, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 9-23, Mets' Jeff Innis facing 4-5-6
Manny Trillo pinch hits for Lee Smith (P) batting 4th
b9 9-23 0 --- CHC M. Trillo J. Innis 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive)
b9 9-23 0 -2- O CHC B. Dernier J. Innis 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b9 9-23 1 -2- R CHC K. Moreland J. Innis 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Trillo Scores
b9 10-23 1 1-- CHC L. Quinones J. Innis 0% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Moreland to 3B; Quinones to 1B
b9 10-23 1 1-3 O CHC J. Sundberg J. Innis 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 10-23 2 1-3 O CHC B. Dayett J. Innis 0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 23, Cubs 10.

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