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CAL
@BAL
5
9
TEX
@KCR
2
3
 
(10)
CLE
@MIL
3
4
OAK
@TOR
4
9
ATL
@CHC
5
2
ATL
@CHC
6
8
 
(8)
MON
@SDP
3
0
Thursday, August 27, 1987,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:41
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Braves
5
56-69
 Won 5 
4th, 11 GB
at Cubs
2
62-63
 Lost 3 
5th, 12 GB
W: Zane Smith (14-7)
L: Jamie Moyer (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   2  1  0   2  0  0    5  6  2
Cubs            2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  1

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Albert Hall CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .271 .367 .383 .750 -0.094 0.89 0.033 -0.128 -1.1 1 0 SB,CS
Gerald Perry 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .267 .326 .402 .728 0.047 0.96 0.125 -0.078 0.4 16 0 3B
Gary Roenicke LF 3 1 0 1 1 2 5 .250 .351 .518 .869 -0.066 0.87 0.014 -0.080 -1.0 1 0 SF
Dale Murphy RF 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .304 .422 .589 1.011 0.323 0.90 0.323 0.000 2.9 1 0 HR
Ted Simmons C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .325 .369 .694 0.093 1.19 0.129 -0.036 0.8 4 0
Paul Runge 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .185 .214 .407 .622 -0.172 1.81 0.000 -0.172 -1.7 0 4 CS
   Ken Oberkfell PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .349 .373 .721 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 1
Jeff Blauser SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300 .352 .420 .772 0.071 1.35 0.168 -0.097 0.4 3 6 2B
Glenn Hubbard 2B 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 .279 .401 .413 .814 0.034 0.95 0.057 -0.022 0.3 1 5 IW
Zane Smith P 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .164 .215 .213 .428 -0.032 1.39 0.008 -0.039 -0.5 0 2 SH
Team Totals 30 5 6 5 7 6 39 .200 .342 .400 .742 0.197 1.08 0.857 -0.659 0.3 27 18
2B: J Blauser (3, off J Moyer).
3B: G Perry (2, off J Moyer).
HR: D Murphy (35, off J Moyer, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
SF: G Roenicke (3, off J Moyer).
SH: Z Smith (14, off J Moyer).
IBB: G Hubbard (15, by J Moyer).
TB: D Murphy 5; G Perry 3; T Simmons 2; J Blauser 2.
RBI: D Murphy 2 (82); J Blauser (3); G Roenicke (22); Z Smith (6).
2-out RBI: D Murphy 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Hubbard-J Blauser-G Perry 2.
E: J Blauser (5); P Runge (2).
Baserunning
SB: A Hall (20, 2nd base off D Noles/J Davis).
CS: P Runge (1, 2nd base by J Moyer/J Davis); A Hall (9, 3rd base by D Noles/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 1 0 0 0 4 .342 .400 .507 .907 -0.007 1.25 0.075 -0.081 -0.2 2 0 SB
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .310 .380 .473 .853 0.046 1.28 0.115 -0.069 0.3 5 2
Andre Dawson RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .326 .590 .916 -0.165 1.66 0.062 -0.227 -1.0 0 0 GDP
Brian Dayett LF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .313 .403 .530 .932 0.028 1.17 0.098 -0.070 0.5 1 0
Keith Moreland 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .260 .309 .453 .762 -0.014 1.06 0.056 -0.071 0.1 2 7
Manny Trillo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .306 .390 .488 .878 -0.021 0.92 0.040 -0.061 0.1 9 1
Jody Davis C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .255 .339 .437 .776 -0.154 0.94 0.000 -0.154 -2.1 6 4 GDP
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .272 .394 .666 -0.048 0.63 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 1 3
Jamie Moyer P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .245 .293 .264 .557 0.043 0.91 0.054 -0.012 0.2 1 0
   Luis Quinones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .277 .289 .567 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
   Dickie Noles 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 6 2 1 3 34 .182 .206 .182 .388 -0.302 1.10 0.500 -0.803 -2.7 27 17
TB: R Sandberg 2; A Dawson; M Trillo; J Moyer; B Dernier.
GIDP: J Davis (13); A Dawson (11).
RBI: K Moreland (72); B Dayett (21).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Davis-R Sandberg.
E: S Dunston (9).
Baserunning
SB: B Dernier (14, 2nd base off Z Smith/T Simmons).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Zane Smith, W (14-7) 9 6 2 1 1 3 0 3.99 34 71 0.303 1.10 2.7
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 1 3 0 1.00 34 71 0.303 1.10 2.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jamie Moyer, L (10-11) 7 6 5 5 5 4 1 5.13 32 44 -0.222 1.33 -1.4
Dickie Noles 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 3.91 7 0 0 0.025 0.18 1.0
Team Totals 9 6 5 5 7 6 1 5.00 39 44 0 0 -0.197 1.08 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Moyer (7; G Hubbard).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Chicago Cubs
1 Albert Hall CF 1 Bob Dernier CF
2 Gerald Perry 1B 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Gary Roenicke LF 3 Andre Dawson RF
4 Dale Murphy RF 4 Brian Dayett LF
5 Ted Simmons C 5 Keith Moreland 3B
6 Paul Runge 3B 6 Manny Trillo 1B
7 Jeff Blauser SS 7 Jody Davis C
8 Glenn Hubbard 2B 8 Shawon Dunston SS
9 Zane Smith P 9 Jamie Moyer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-2 2 1-- RR ATL D. Murphy J. Moyer 22% 88% Home Run (LF-CF); Roenicke Scores
t4 0-2 1 12- R ATL J. Blauser J. Moyer 17% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive); Simmons Scores; Runge to 3B
b8 2-5 0 12- OO CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 17% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Dernier to 3B
t5 2-2 0 --- ATL G. Perry J. Moyer 12% 62% Triple to CF (Fly Ball)
t2 0-2 1 1-3 OO ATL J. Blauser J. Moyer -12% 25% Double Play: Strikeout, Runge Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL A. Hall J. Moyer -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL G. Perry J. Moyer -2% 46% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL G. Roenicke J. Moyer -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Zane Smith facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier Z. Smith 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith -2% 45% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith -6% 39% Single to RF (Line Drive); Sandberg to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R CHC B. Dayett Z. Smith -9% 30% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Sandberg Scores; Dawson to 3B; Dayett to 1B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 R CHC K. Moreland Z. Smith -6% 24% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Dawson Scores/unER; Dayett to 2B; Moreland to 1B
b1 2-0 1 12- CHC M. Trillo Z. Smith -4% 20% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Dayett to 3B; Moreland to 2B
b1 2-0 1 123 OO CHC J. Davis Z. Smith 10% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- ATL D. Murphy J. Moyer 4% 34% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- ATL T. Simmons J. Moyer 6% 40% Single to LF (Line Drive); Murphy to 2B
t2 0-2 0 12- O ATL P. Runge J. Moyer -3% 37% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Murphy to 3B
t2 0-2 1 1-3 OO ATL J. Blauser J. Moyer -12% 25% Double Play: Strikeout, Runge Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Zane Smith facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 2% 27% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC J. Moyer Z. Smith 1% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC B. Dernier Z. Smith 1% 29% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- ATL G. Hubbard J. Moyer 4% 33% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- O ATL Z. Smith J. Moyer -2% 31% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Hubbard to 2B
t3 0-2 1 -2- ATL A. Hall J. Moyer 3% 33% Walk
t3 0-2 1 12- O ATL G. Perry J. Moyer -4% 29% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Hubbard to 3B
t3 0-2 2 1-3 O ATL G. Roenicke J. Moyer -5% 24% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Zane Smith facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith 2% 25% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 1% 26% Foul Flyball: C
b3 2-0 2 --- CHC B. Dayett Z. Smith -1% 25% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland Z. Smith 2% 27% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- ATL D. Murphy J. Moyer 4% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-2 0 1-- ATL T. Simmons J. Moyer 7% 38% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Murphy to 2B
t4 0-2 0 12- O ATL P. Runge J. Moyer -7% 32% Bunt Groundout: C-3B/Forceout at 3B; Simmons to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- R ATL J. Blauser J. Moyer 17% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive); Simmons Scores; Runge to 3B
t4 1-2 1 -23 ATL G. Hubbard J. Moyer 2% 50% Intentional Walk
t4 1-2 1 123 RO ATL Z. Smith J. Moyer 1% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B; Runge Scores; Blauser to 3B; Hubbard to 2B
t4 2-2 2 -23 O ATL A. Hall J. Moyer -7% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Zane Smith facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- O CHC M. Trillo Z. Smith 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 1 --- O CHC J. Davis Z. Smith 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 2-3-4
t5 2-2 0 --- ATL G. Perry J. Moyer 12% 62% Triple to CF (Fly Ball)
t5 2-2 0 --3 RO ATL G. Roenicke J. Moyer -1% 61% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Perry Scores
t5 3-2 1 --- ATL D. Murphy J. Moyer 3% 64% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Murphy to 1B
t5 3-2 1 1-- O ATL T. Simmons J. Moyer -3% 61% Flyball: CF
t5 3-2 2 1-- O ATL P. Runge J. Moyer -3% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Zane Smith facing 9-1-2
b5 2-3 0 --- CHC J. Moyer Z. Smith -5% 53% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b5 2-3 0 1-- O CHC B. Dernier Z. Smith 5% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-3 1 1-- CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith -2% 56% Dernier Steals 2B
b5 2-3 1 -2- O CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith 5% 61% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-3 2 -2- O CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 5% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 7-8-9
t6 3-2 0 --- O ATL J. Blauser J. Moyer -3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-2 1 --- O ATL G. Hubbard J. Moyer -2% 61% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-2 2 --- O ATL Z. Smith J. Moyer -1% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Zane Smith facing 4-5-6
b6 2-3 0 --- O CHC B. Dayett Z. Smith 4% 64% Lineout: SS
b6 2-3 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland Z. Smith 3% 67% Flyball: RF
b6 2-3 2 --- O CHC M. Trillo Z. Smith 2% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Jamie Moyer facing 1-2-3
t7 3-2 0 --- O ATL A. Hall J. Moyer -3% 67% Flyball: LF
t7 3-2 1 --- O ATL G. Perry J. Moyer -2% 65% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 3-2 2 --- ATL G. Roenicke J. Moyer 1% 66% Walk
t7 3-2 2 1-- RR ATL D. Murphy J. Moyer 22% 88% Home Run (LF-CF); Roenicke Scores
t7 5-2 2 --- O ATL T. Simmons J. Moyer -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Braves' Zane Smith facing 7-8-9
b7 2-5 0 --- O CHC J. Davis Z. Smith 3% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-5 1 --- O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 2% 92% Foul Flyball: 1B
Luis Quinones pinch hits for Jamie Moyer (P) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 --- O CHC L. Quinones Z. Smith 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Dickie Noles facing 6-7-8
Dickie Noles replaces Luis Quinones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ken Oberkfell pinch hits for Paul Runge (3B) batting 6th
t8 5-2 0 --- O ATL K. Oberkfell D. Noles -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 5-2 1 --- O ATL J. Blauser D. Noles -1% 92% Popfly: SS
t8 5-2 2 --- O ATL G. Hubbard D. Noles -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Braves' Zane Smith facing 1-2-3
Ken Oberkfell moves from PH to 3B
b8 2-5 0 --- CHC B. Dernier Z. Smith -5% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 2-5 0 1-- CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith -9% 77% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Dernier to 2B
b8 2-5 0 12- OO CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 17% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Dernier to 3B
b8 2-5 2 --3 O CHC B. Dayett Z. Smith 3% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Dickie Noles facing 9-1-2
t9 5-2 0 --- O ATL Z. Smith D. Noles -0% 96% Strikeout
t9 5-2 1 --- ATL A. Hall D. Noles 0% 97% Walk
t9 5-2 1 1-- ATL G. Perry D. Noles 0% 97% Hall Steals 2B
t9 5-2 1 -2- ATL G. Perry D. Noles 0% 97% Walk
t9 5-2 1 12- O ATL G. Roenicke D. Noles -1% 96% Hall Caught Stealing 3B (C-2B-3B); Perry to 2B
t9 5-2 2 -2- O ATL G. Roenicke D. Noles -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Braves' Zane Smith facing 5-6-7
b9 2-5 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland Z. Smith 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-5 1 --- O CHC M. Trillo Z. Smith 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-5 2 --- O CHC J. Davis Z. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 2.

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