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@BAL
2
6
OAK
@CLE
5
1
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@KCR
3
5
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@MIN
7
3
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@TEX
3
5
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@TOR
5
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@ATL
0
3
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@CHC
5
2
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@CIN
5
1
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@MON
5
0
PHI
@PIT
2
4
LAD
@SFG
2
3
Tuesday, September 19, 1989, 1:20
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 35,937, Time of Game: 2:54
Mets
5
79-71
 Won 1 
3rd, 5½ GB
at Cubs
2
85-66
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Bob Ojeda (13-10)
L: Steve Wilson (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  3  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  9  1
Cubs            0  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Keith Miller RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .212 .548 28 18 0.043 0.45 0.084 -0.041 0.1 3 0 HR
Mark Carreon LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .726 12 7 -0.032 0.43 0.000 -0.032 -0.5 3 0
   Kevin McReynolds LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .776 8 6 -0.008 0.15 0.000 -0.008 -0.4 0 0
Gregg Jefferies 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .260 .700 21 12 0.027 0.29 0.043 -0.016 0.6 1 4 SB
Howard Johnson 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 .285 .934 23 13 0.039 0.44 0.067 -0.028 0.0 0 0 2B
Tim Teufel 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 .255 .664 15 9 0.026 0.60 0.047 -0.021 0.2 11 0
Juan Samuel CF 4 0 1 1 0 2 .241 .652 13 10 -0.008 0.92 0.070 -0.078 -0.2 5 0 SB
Gary Carter C 2 1 2 3 2 0 .176 .501 19 6 0.255 0.81 0.255 0.000 3.3 4 0 HR
Kevin Elster SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .638 9 7 -0.047 0.46 0.003 -0.050 -1.5 0 5 SB
Bob Ojeda P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .109 .259 7 7 -0.022 0.30 0.000 -0.022 -0.6 0 3
   Dwight Gooden P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .470 3 2 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 9 5 4 7 .250 .769 158 97 0.269 0.50 0.569 -0.300 0.7 27 12
2B: H Johnson (38, off S Wilson).
HR: G Carter (2, off S Wilson; 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF); K Miller (1, off S Wilson; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF Line).
TB: G Carter 5; K Miller 4; H Johnson 3; T Teufel 2; J Samuel; G Jefferies.
RBI: G Carter 3 (10); K Miller (6); J Samuel (44).
2-out RBI: J Samuel.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Elster-G Jefferies-T Teufel.
E: K Miller (5).
Baserunning
SB: G Jefferies (21, 2nd base off K Blankenship/J Girardi); J Samuel (38, 2nd base off K Blankenship/J Girardi); K Elster (4, 2nd base off K Blankenship/J Girardi).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 .279 .733 11 8 0.066 0.79 0.094 -0.029 1.0 0 5 SB,SF
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .846 8 6 -0.167 1.19 0.000 -0.167 -1.8 1 2 GDP
Mark Grace 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .313 .869 16 9 0.017 0.63 0.039 -0.022 0.1 8 0
Andre Dawson RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .244 .755 15 9 -0.017 1.06 0.068 -0.085 -0.2 5 0 2B
   Dean Wilkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lloyd McClendon LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .842 17 11 -0.074 0.85 0.000 -0.074 -0.8 2 0
Luis Salazar 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .281 .738 18 12 0.013 0.72 0.041 -0.028 0.2 0 1 2B
Marvell Wynne CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .635 16 9 -0.059 0.56 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 3 0
Joe Girardi C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .548 9 4 -0.025 0.49 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 6 0
   Curt Wilkerson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .602 4 3 -0.014 0.56 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
   Rick Wrona C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .556 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Gary Varsho PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .507 4 2 -0.015 0.53 0.000 -0.015 -0.3
Steve Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .071 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kevin Blankenship P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 4 3 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
   Domingo Ramos PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .662 4 2 0.032 0.70 0.032 0.000 0.4
   Jeff Pico P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Dwight Smith PH-RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 .309 .853 1 1 0.025 0.32 0.025 0.000 0.7 0 0 3B
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 1 3 .212 .562 127 79 -0.230 0.77 0.299 -0.530 -2.3 27 8
2B: L Salazar (11, off D Gooden); A Dawson (17, off B Ojeda).
3B: D Smith (5, off D Gooden).
SF: S Dunston (3, off D Gooden).
TB: A Dawson 3; D Smith 3; L Salazar 2; M Grace; S Dunston; D Ramos.
GIDP: R Sandberg (8).
RBI: S Dunston (59); L Salazar (31).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
E: J Girardi (7).
Baserunning
SB: S Dunston (18, 2nd base off D Gooden/G Carter).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Ojeda, W (13-10) 5 4 1 1 0 1 0 3.52 19 71 44 27 4 13 8 10 5 0 56 0.029 0.67 0.4
Dwight Gooden, S (1) 4 3 1 1 1 2 0 2.89 16 56 35 23 7 5 5 8 2 0 2 0 0.200 0.87 1.9
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 1 3 0 2.00 35 127 79 50 11 18 13 18 7 0 56 2 0 0.229 0.77 2.3
B Ojeda faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Wilson, L (5-4) 2.2 4 5 5 2 3 2 4.14 14 67 40 21 5 14 2 5 2 2 31 -0.296 0.83 -3.0
Kevin Blankenship 3.1 2 0 0 2 2 0 1.69 14 49 27 16 3 8 3 7 2 0 2 1 0.000 0.48 0.8
Jeff Pico 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.95 9 34 24 18 3 3 5 3 1 0 0 0 0.017 0.15 0.9
Dean Wilkins 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.73 3 8 6 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 4 7 2 5.00 40 158 97 58 12 27 11 16 5 2 31 2 1 -0.272 0.50 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dutch Rennert.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Keith Miller RF 1 Shawon Dunston SS
2 Mark Carreon LF 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Gregg Jefferies 2B 3 Mark Grace 1B
4 Howard Johnson 3B 4 Andre Dawson RF
5 Tim Teufel 1B 5 Lloyd McClendon LF
6 Juan Samuel CF 6 Luis Salazar 3B
7 Gary Carter C 7 Marvell Wynne CF
8 Kevin Elster SS 8 Joe Girardi C
9 Bob Ojeda P 9 Steve Wilson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR NYM G. Carter S. Wilson 24% 78% Home Run; Johnson Scores; Teufel Scores
b6 1-5 0 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B); Ramos to 3B
t3 3-1 0 --- 9,(3-2)  R NYM K. Miller S. Wilson 8% 81% Home Run (LF Line)
t3 4-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R NYM J. Samuel K. Blankenship 7% 87% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Jefferies Scores; Teufel to 3B
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM H. Johnson S. Wilson 6% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)

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' Steve Wilson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM K. Miller S. Wilson -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYM M. Carreon S. Wilson -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM G. Jefferies S. Wilson -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda 2% 47% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda 1% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace B. Ojeda 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Steve Wilson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM H. Johnson S. Wilson 6% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t2 0-0 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYM T. Teufel S. Wilson 3% 60% Walk
t2 0-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  O NYM J. Samuel S. Wilson -6% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR NYM G. Carter S. Wilson 24% 78% Home Run; Johnson Scores; Teufel Scores
t2 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM K. Elster S. Wilson -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t2 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYM B. Ojeda S. Wilson -1% 76% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC A. Dawson B. Ojeda -6% 70% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b2 0-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC L. McClendon B. Ojeda 2% 72% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Dawson to 3B
b2 0-3 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO CHC L. Salazar B. Ojeda -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Dawson Scores
b2 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Wynne B. Ojeda 1% 72% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Steve Wilson facing 1-2-3
t3 3-1 0 --- 9,(3-2)  R NYM K. Miller S. Wilson 8% 81% Home Run (LF Line)
t3 4-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM M. Carreon S. Wilson -1% 79% Flyball: RF
t3 4-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  NYM G. Jefferies S. Wilson 1% 81% Walk
t3 4-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYM H. Johnson S. Wilson -2% 79% Flyball: CF
t3 4-1 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  NYM T. Teufel S. Wilson 1% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Jefferies to 2B
Kevin Blankenship replaces Steve Wilson pitching and batting 9th
t3 4-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R NYM J. Samuel K. Blankenship 7% 87% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Jefferies Scores; Teufel to 3B
t3 5-1 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  NYM G. Carter K. Blankenship 0% 87% Samuel Steals 2B
t3 5-1 2 -23 5,(3-1)  NYM G. Carter K. Blankenship 0% 88% Walk
t3 5-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O NYM K. Elster K. Blankenship -3% 85% Lineout: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 8-9-1
b3 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Girardi B. Ojeda 2% 87% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b3 1-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Blankenship B. Ojeda 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Kevin Blankenship facing 9-1-2
t4 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM B. Ojeda K. Blankenship -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 5-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM K. Miller K. Blankenship -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM M. Carreon K. Blankenship -0% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 2-3-4
b4 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda 2% 89% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b4 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace B. Ojeda 1% 90% Flyball: LF
b4 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC A. Dawson B. Ojeda -1% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b4 1-5 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CHC L. McClendon B. Ojeda 2% 91% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Kevin Blankenship facing 3-4-5
t5 5-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM G. Jefferies K. Blankenship 1% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 5-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYM H. Johnson K. Blankenship 1% 92% Strikeout Swinging, Jefferies Steals 2B; Jefferies to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t5 5-1 1 --3 3,(0-2)  O NYM T. Teufel K. Blankenship -2% 90% Flyball: LF
t5 5-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O NYM J. Samuel K. Blankenship -1% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 6-7-8
b5 1-5 0 --- 10,(3-2)  O CHC L. Salazar B. Ojeda 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b5 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Wynne B. Ojeda 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b5 1-5 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC J. Girardi B. Ojeda 1% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Kevin Blankenship facing 7-8-9
t6 5-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  NYM G. Carter K. Blankenship 1% 94% Walk
t6 5-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYM K. Elster K. Blankenship -1% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 5-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O NYM B. Ojeda K. Blankenship -1% 92% Strikeout (missed bunt)
t6 5-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYM K. Miller K. Blankenship 0% 92% Elster Steals 2B
t6 5-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O NYM K. Miller K. Blankenship -1% 91% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 9-1-2
Kevin McReynolds replaces Mark Carreon playing LF batting 2nd
Domingo Ramos pinch hits for Kevin Blankenship (P) batting 9th
b6 1-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC D. Ramos B. Ojeda -3% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b6 1-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda -6% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Ramos to 2B
Dwight Gooden replaces Bob Ojeda pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-5 0 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B); Ramos to 3B
b6 1-5 2 --3 6,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace D. Gooden -1% 91% Walk
b6 1-5 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Dawson D. Gooden 3% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Jeff Pico facing 2-3-4
Jeff Pico replaces Domingo Ramos (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM K. McReynolds J. Pico -0% 94% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
t7 5-1 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O NYM G. Jefferies J. Pico -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 5-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  NYM H. Johnson J. Pico 0% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 5-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYM T. Teufel J. Pico 0% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Johnson to 2B
t7 5-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. Samuel J. Pico -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
b7 1-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC L. McClendon D. Gooden 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b7 1-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC L. Salazar D. Gooden 1% 96% Popfly: C (Short 3B Line)
b7 1-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Wynne D. Gooden 0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Jeff Pico facing 7-8-9
t8 5-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM G. Carter J. Pico 0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 5-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYM K. Elster J. Pico -0% 97% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t8 5-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYM D. Gooden J. Pico -0% 96% Bunt Popfly: P (Front of Home)
t8 5-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O NYM K. Miller J. Pico -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
Curt Wilkerson pinch hits for Joe Girardi (C) batting 8th
b8 1-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC C. Wilkerson D. Gooden 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
Dwight Smith pinch hits for Jeff Pico (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC D. Smith D. Gooden -3% 95% Triple to LF (Fly Ball)
b8 1-5 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Dunston D. Gooden -3% 92% Reached on E9/Sacrifice Fly; Smith Scores; Dunston to 1B
b8 2-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 3% 95% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b8 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Grace D. Gooden -0% 94% Dunston Steals 2B
b8 2-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Grace D. Gooden -3% 92% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Dunston to 3B
b8 2-5 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O CHC A. Dawson D. Gooden 5% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Dean Wilkins facing 2-3-4
Dean Wilkins replaces Andre Dawson (RF) pitching and batting 4th
Rick Wrona replaces Curt Wilkerson (PH) playing C batting 8th
Dwight Smith moves from PH to RF
t9 5-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYM K. McReynolds D. Wilkins -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM G. Jefferies D. Wilkins -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM H. Johnson D. Wilkins -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
b9 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC L. McClendon D. Gooden 2% 98% Flyball: CF
b9 2-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC L. Salazar D. Gooden -3% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b9 2-5 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CHC M. Wynne D. Gooden 3% 98% Strikeout Swinging
Gary Varsho pinch hits for Rick Wrona (C) batting 8th
b9 2-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHC G. Varsho D. Gooden 2% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.

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  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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