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Standings
NYY
@BAL
8
4
CAL
@CLE
5
7
BOS
@MIL
9
2
KCR
@MIN
6
4
CHW
@OAK
2
1
 
(10)
TEX
@SEA
3
12
DET
@TOR
2
3
SFG
@ATL
9
2
STL
@CHC
1
2
HOU
@CIN
1
4
SDP
@LAD
3
5
PIT
@NYM
2
10
MON
@PHI
2
4
Friday, September 25, 1987,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 21,561, Time of Game: 2:47
Cardinals
1
90-63
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cubs
2
73-80
 Won 1 
6th, 17 GB
L: Bob Forsch (11-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  5  0
Cubs            2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vince Coleman LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .292 .731 0.177 1.68 0.216 -0.040 0.8 1 0 2·SB
Ozzie Smith SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .763 -0.136 1.51 0.024 -0.160 -0.7 1 1
Tom Herr 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .263 .685 -0.104 1.72 0.036 -0.140 -0.7 2 4
Dan Driessen 1B 3 0 2 1 0 0 .275 .656 0.140 1.45 0.159 -0.018 1.2 7 0 2B
   David Green PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .885 -0.082 2.86 0.000 -0.082 -0.3 0 0
   Ken Dayley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie McGee CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .287 .752 -0.167 2.12 0.028 -0.195 -1.0 1 0 3B
Terry Pendleton 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .784 -0.199 1.85 0.000 -0.199 -1.3 1 3
John Morris RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .743 -0.090 1.17 0.000 -0.090 -0.7 1 0
   Jack Clark PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 1.060 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Tony Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .591 -0.038 1.44 0.000 -0.038 -0.1
Steve Lake C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .653 -0.030 0.59 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 7 0
   Lance Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .561 -0.032 1.26 0.000 -0.032 -0.2
   Lee Tunnell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Lindeman 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .646 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Bob Forsch P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .857 -0.038 0.72 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 1
   Tom Pagnozzi PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .556 -0.021 0.81 0.000 -0.021 -0.1 1 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 2 7 .156 .456 -0.620 1.55 0.463 -1.083 -3.7 24 9
2B: D Driessen (1, off S Sanderson).
3B: W McGee (11, off S Sanderson).
TB: D Driessen 3; W McGee 3; O Smith; V Coleman.
RBI: D Driessen (5).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Smith-T Herr-J Lindeman.
Baserunning
SB: V Coleman 2 (105, 2nd base off S Sanderson/J Davis 2).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Martinez CF-LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .291 .787 -0.029 0.74 0.029 -0.058 -0.1 2 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .298 .821 -0.044 0.68 0.040 -0.084 -1.1 1 3 2B,GDP
Rafael Palmeiro LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 .259 .794 0.017 0.81 0.047 -0.030 0.3 3 0
   Brian Dayett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .826 -0.027 0.98 0.000 -0.027 -0.4
   Bob Dernier CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .337 .911 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Andre Dawson RF 3 1 1 2 0 1 .287 .896 0.119 1.12 0.168 -0.050 1.1 3 0 HR
Leon Durham 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .857 -0.051 0.64 0.000 -0.051 -0.7 9 0
Keith Moreland 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .757 -0.053 0.66 0.000 -0.053 -0.7 0 2
   Frank DiPino P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jody Davis C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .762 -0.041 0.54 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 6 0
   Jim Sundberg C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .603 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 1 0 0 2 .243 .628 -0.003 0.38 0.016 -0.019 0.0 1 1
Scott Sanderson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .079 .304 -0.027 0.69 0.000 -0.027 -0.5 0 1
   Manny Trillo 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .296 .822 0.020 0.55 0.020 0.000 0.4 0 1
Team Totals 29 2 6 2 1 8 .207 .578 -0.119 0.70 0.320 -0.440 -2.2 27 8
2B: R Sandberg (24, off B Forsch).
HR: A Dawson (46, off B Forsch; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: A Dawson 4; R Palmeiro 2; R Sandberg 2; S Dunston; M Trillo.
GIDP: R Sandberg (11).
RBI: A Dawson 2 (130).
2-out RBI: A Dawson 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, L (11-6) 6 5 2 2 0 7 1 4.30 23 61 0.042 0.70 1.1
Lee Tunnell 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.69 4 0 0 0.025 0.57 0.1
Ken Dayley 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.30 3 1 0 0.052 0.91 0.9
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 1 8 1 2.25 30 61 1 0 0.119 0.70 2.2
L Tunnell faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Sanderson, W (8-8) 7.2 5 1 1 2 5 0 4.04 30 68 0.370 1.45 2.8
Frank DiPino, S (4) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.13 4 1 0 0.249 2.34 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 7 0 1.00 34 68 1 0 0.619 1.55 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Vince Coleman LF 1 Dave Martinez CF
2 Ozzie Smith SS 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Tom Herr 2B 3 Rafael Palmeiro LF
4 Dan Driessen 1B 4 Andre Dawson RF
5 Willie McGee CF 5 Leon Durham 1B
6 Terry Pendleton 3B 6 Keith Moreland 3B
7 John Morris RF 7 Jody Davis C
8 Steve Lake C 8 Shawon Dunston SS
9 Bob Forsch P 9 Scott Sanderson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR CHC A. Dawson B. Forsch 17% 70% Home Run; Sandberg Scores
t6 0-2 1 12- R STL D. Driessen S. Sanderson -12% 60% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Coleman Scores; Herr to 2B
t8 1-2 0 -2- O STL O. Smith S. Sanderson 10% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-2 0 --- STL V. Coleman S. Sanderson -9% 66% Walk
t8 1-2 1 -2- O STL T. Herr S. Sanderson 9% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman S. Sanderson 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- STL O. Smith S. Sanderson -2% 50% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Herr S. Sanderson 3% 53% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- STL D. Driessen S. Sanderson -4% 49% Double to RF (Line Drive); Smith to 3B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O STL W. McGee S. Sanderson 6% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Martinez B. Forsch -2% 53% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg B. Forsch 4% 57% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC R. Palmeiro B. Forsch -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sandberg to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR CHC A. Dawson B. Forsch 17% 70% Home Run; Sandberg Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O CHC L. Durham B. Forsch -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- O STL T. Pendleton S. Sanderson 2% 72% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- O STL J. Morris S. Sanderson 2% 74% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-2 2 --- O STL S. Lake S. Sanderson 1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland B. Forsch -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC J. Davis B. Forsch -1% 72% Flyball: LF
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston B. Forsch -1% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O STL B. Forsch S. Sanderson 3% 74% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- O STL V. Coleman S. Sanderson 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O STL O. Smith S. Sanderson 1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHC S. Sanderson B. Forsch -2% 75% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- O CHC D. Martinez B. Forsch -1% 74% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-0 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Forsch -1% 73% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- O STL T. Herr S. Sanderson 3% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O STL D. Driessen S. Sanderson 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- STL W. McGee S. Sanderson -3% 75% Triple to RF
t4 0-2 2 --3 O STL T. Pendleton S. Sanderson 4% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 3-4-5
b4 2-0 0 --- CHC R. Palmeiro B. Forsch 2% 81% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b4 2-0 0 1-- O CHC A. Dawson B. Forsch -2% 79% Strikeout
b4 2-0 1 1-- O CHC L. Durham B. Forsch -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 2-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland B. Forsch -2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O STL J. Morris S. Sanderson 3% 78% Popfly: SS
t5 0-2 1 --- O STL S. Lake S. Sanderson 2% 80% Flyball: LF
t5 0-2 2 --- O STL B. Forsch S. Sanderson 1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- O CHC J. Davis B. Forsch -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 1 --- CHC S. Dunston B. Forsch 2% 81% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b5 2-0 1 1-- O CHC S. Sanderson B. Forsch -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Dunston to 2B
b5 2-0 2 -2- O CHC D. Martinez B. Forsch -2% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- STL V. Coleman S. Sanderson -5% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 0-2 0 1-- O STL O. Smith S. Sanderson 5% 77% Flyball: RF
t6 0-2 1 1-- STL T. Herr S. Sanderson -2% 76% Coleman Steals 2B
t6 0-2 1 -2- STL T. Herr S. Sanderson -4% 72% Walk
t6 0-2 1 12- R STL D. Driessen S. Sanderson -12% 60% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Coleman Scores; Herr to 2B
t6 1-2 1 12- O STL W. McGee S. Sanderson 6% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Herr to 3B
t6 1-2 2 1-3 O STL T. Pendleton S. Sanderson 8% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Forsch -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-1 1 --- CHC R. Palmeiro B. Forsch 2% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b6 2-1 1 1-- O CHC A. Dawson B. Forsch -3% 71% Popfly: 2B
b6 2-1 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham B. Forsch -2% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O STL J. Morris S. Sanderson 4% 74% Flyball: LF
Lance Johnson pinch hits for Steve Lake (C) batting 8th
t7 1-2 1 --- O STL L. Johnson S. Sanderson 3% 77% Flyball: RF
Tom Pagnozzi pinch hits for Bob Forsch (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 2 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi S. Sanderson 2% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Lee Tunnell facing 6-7-8
Lee Tunnell replaces Lance Johnson (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Tom Pagnozzi moves from PH to C
b7 2-1 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland L. Tunnell -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- O CHC J. Davis L. Tunnell -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-1 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston L. Tunnell -1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- STL V. Coleman S. Sanderson -9% 66% Walk
t8 1-2 0 1-- STL O. Smith S. Sanderson -6% 60% Coleman Steals 2B
t8 1-2 0 -2- O STL O. Smith S. Sanderson 10% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
Jim Sundberg replaces Jody Davis playing C batting 7th
t8 1-2 1 -2- O STL T. Herr S. Sanderson 9% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Frank DiPino replaces Keith Moreland (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Manny Trillo replaces Scott Sanderson (P) playing 3B batting 9th
David Green pinch hits for Dan Driessen (1B) batting 4th
t8 1-2 2 -2- O STL D. Green F. DiPino 8% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Lee Tunnell facing 9-1-2
David Green moves from PH to 1B
b8 2-1 0 --- CHC M. Trillo L. Tunnell 2% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Ken Dayley replaces David Green (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Jim Lindeman replaces Lee Tunnell (P) playing 1B batting 8th
b8 2-1 0 1-- CHC D. Martinez K. Dayley 3% 91% Walk; Trillo to 2B
b8 2-1 0 12- OO CHC R. Sandberg K. Dayley -5% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Trillo to 3B
Brian Dayett pinch hits for Rafael Palmeiro (LF) batting 3rd
b8 2-1 2 --3 O CHC B. Dayett K. Dayley -3% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Frank DiPino facing 5-6-7
Dave Martinez moves from CF to LF
Bob Dernier replaces Brian Dayett (PH) playing CF batting 3rd
t9 1-2 0 --- O STL W. McGee F. DiPino 7% 91% Strikeout
t9 1-2 1 --- O STL T. Pendleton F. DiPino 5% 96% Flyball: RF
Jack Clark pinch hits for John Morris (RF) batting 7th
Tony Pena pinch hits for Jack Clark batting 7th
t9 1-2 2 --- O STL T. Pena F. DiPino 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 2.

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