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OAK
@ANA
2
1
NYY
@BAL
3
5
TBD
@BOS
7
0
KCR
@CLE
1
9
TOR
@DET
6
0
CHW
@MIN
2
4
SEA
@TEX
5
1
NYM
@CHC
0
2
HOU
@COL
5
7
ARI
@LAD
2
0
ATL
@MON
14
4
FLA
@PHI
11
4
CIN
@PIT
5
8
SDP
@SFG
3
8
MIL
@STL
7
6
Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 1:20PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 38,482, Time of Game: 2:09
Mets
0
63-88
 Lost 4 
5th, 31 GB
at Cubs
2
82-70
 Won 3 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Kerry Wood (13-11)
L: Al Leiter (14-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Cubs            1  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  4  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matt Watson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .300 .300 .500 .800 21 15 -0.027 0.83 0.035 -0.063 -0.1 3 0
Joe McEwing SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .235 .307 .291 .598 14 8 -0.037 0.97 0.028 -0.064 -0.3 3 3 SH
Roger Cedeno RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271 .326 .383 .709 12 6 -0.073 1.22 0.020 -0.093 -0.5 1 0 HBP
Jason Phillips 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301 .376 .446 .823 9 7 -0.149 1.06 0.000 -0.149 -1.5 5 0 GDP
Timo Perez CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .268 .301 .363 .664 11 9 -0.099 0.96 0.000 -0.099 -0.8 3 0
Ty Wigginton 3B 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .256 .318 .393 .712 15 10 -0.059 0.78 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 1 1
Vance Wilson C 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .236 .286 .367 .653 10 8 0.031 0.57 0.043 -0.012 0.2 5 0
Marco Scutaro 2B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .205 .314 .342 .656 17 9 -0.051 1.16 0.012 -0.063 -0.4 3 0
Al Leiter P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .020 .058 .020 .078 11 6 -0.066 1.28 0.000 -0.066 -0.6 0 2
   Tony Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .292 .480 .772 5 2 -0.038 1.48 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
   Dan Wheeler 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 29 0 4 0 1 11 32 .138 .194 .138 .331 125 80 -0.568 0.98 0.138 -0.706 -4.7 24 6
SH: J McEwing (4, off K Wood).
HBP: R Cedeno (1, by K Wood).
TB: V Wilson 2; J McEwing; M Watson.
GIDP: J Phillips (21).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: M Watson (1).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Glanville CF 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .263 .285 .346 .631 11 8 0.055 0.83 0.097 -0.042 0.4 0 0 HR
   Kenny Lofton PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .343 .440 .783 3 2 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 0 0
Tony Womack 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .256 .312 .568 9 6 -0.047 0.45 0.000 -0.047 -0.7 3 3
   Mark Grudzielanek 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .370 .421 .791 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Sammy Sosa RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .285 .366 .549 .915 7 6 -0.039 0.51 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 2 0
Moises Alou LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .290 .363 .477 .839 18 8 -0.011 0.36 0.009 -0.019 -0.1 2 0
Aramis Ramirez 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .269 .320 .449 .769 14 10 0.066 0.55 0.090 -0.024 0.7 2 4 HR
Eric Karros 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .341 .447 .788 15 9 -0.043 0.55 0.000 -0.043 -0.7 6 0
Alex Gonzalez SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .224 .292 .398 .690 11 7 0.031 0.42 0.051 -0.020 0.3 0 1 2B
Josh Paul C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .300 .391 .300 .691 12 8 -0.068 0.51 0.000 -0.068 -0.9 12 1
Kerry Wood P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .153 .167 .271 .438 8 6 -0.008 0.48 0.014 -0.022 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 28 2 4 2 1 4 29 .143 .172 .393 .565 108 70 -0.069 0.50 0.261 -0.329 -2.2 27 9
2B: A Gonzalez (36, off A Leiter).
HR: D Glanville (5, off A Leiter, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Ramirez (23, off A Leiter, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: D Glanville 4; A Ramirez 4; A Gonzalez 2; K Wood.
RBI: A Ramirez (96); D Glanville (16).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Ramirez-T Womack-E Karros.

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
Al Leiter, L (14-9) 7 4 2 2 1 4 2 4.19 26 103 66 37 9 20 7 14 2 0 64 0.053 0.54 1.7
Dan Wheeler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.80 3 5 4 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.015 0.19 0.5
Team Totals 8 4 2 2 1 4 2 2.25 29 108 70 40 9 21 7 17 2 0 64 0 0 0.068 0.50 2.2

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
Kerry Wood, W (13-11) 9 4 0 0 1 11 0 3.31 32 125 80 35 13 32 8 11 5 0 89 0.569 0.98 4.7
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 11 0 0.00 32 125 80 35 13 32 8 11 5 0 89 0.569 0.98 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: K Wood (10).
HBP: K Wood (21; R Cedeno).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Mark Wegner.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 38,482.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 15mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Matt Watson LF 1 Doug Glanville CF
2 Joe McEwing SS 2 Tony Womack 2B
3 Roger Cedeno RF 3 Sammy Sosa RF
4 Jason Phillips 1B 4 Moises Alou LF
5 Timo Perez CF 5 Aramis Ramirez 3B
6 Ty Wigginton 3B 6 Eric Karros 1B
7 Vance Wilson C 7 Alex Gonzalez SS
8 Marco Scutaro 2B 8 Josh Paul C
9 Al Leiter P 9 Kerry Wood P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHC D. Glanville A. Leiter 10% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHC A. Ramirez A. Leiter 9% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  OO NYM J. Phillips K. Wood 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 2-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Paul A. Leiter -5% 73% Fielder's Choice SS; Gonzalez out at Hm/SS-C
b2 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC A. Gonzalez A. Leiter 5% 78% Double to LF (Line Drive); Gonzalez to 3B/Adv on E7

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' Kerry Wood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  NYM M. Watson K. Wood -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. McEwing K. Wood 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Watson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  NYM R. Cedeno K. Wood -2% 46% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  OO NYM J. Phillips K. Wood 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHC D. Glanville A. Leiter 10% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b1 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC T. Womack A. Leiter -2% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Leiter -1% 61% Strikeout Looking
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC M. Alou A. Leiter -1% 60% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM T. Perez K. Wood 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM T. Wigginton K. Wood 2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  NYM V. Wilson K. Wood -1% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t2 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYM M. Scutaro K. Wood -1% 62% Wild Pitch; Wilson to 2B
t2 0-1 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  NYM M. Scutaro K. Wood -1% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O NYM A. Leiter K. Wood 5% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHC A. Ramirez A. Leiter 9% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC E. Karros A. Leiter -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC A. Gonzalez A. Leiter 5% 78% Double to LF (Line Drive); Gonzalez to 3B/Adv on E7
b2 2-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Paul A. Leiter -5% 73% Fielder's Choice SS; Gonzalez out at Hm/SS-C
b2 2-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  CHC K. Wood A. Leiter 1% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive); Paul to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Glanville A. Leiter -3% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM M. Watson K. Wood 3% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  NYM J. McEwing K. Wood -3% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t3 0-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYM R. Cedeno K. Wood 3% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (3B-C Foul)
t3 0-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Phillips K. Wood 2% 76% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Womack A. Leiter -2% 75% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b3 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Leiter -1% 74% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Alou A. Leiter 1% 74% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez A. Leiter -2% 73% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 5-6-7
t4 0-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYM T. Perez K. Wood 3% 75% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYM T. Wigginton K. Wood 2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM V. Wilson K. Wood 1% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC E. Karros A. Leiter -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC A. Gonzalez A. Leiter -1% 76% Popfly: 2B
b4 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Paul A. Leiter -1% 75% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM M. Scutaro K. Wood 3% 78% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM A. Leiter K. Wood 2% 80% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYM M. Watson K. Wood 1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC K. Wood A. Leiter -2% 80% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b5 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC D. Glanville A. Leiter -1% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC T. Womack A. Leiter -1% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. McEwing K. Wood 3% 81% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
t6 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYM R. Cedeno K. Wood 2% 83% Lineout: 3B
t6 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. Phillips K. Wood 1% 84% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Leiter -1% 83% Popfly: 2B
b6 2-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHC M. Alou A. Leiter -1% 82% Flyball: LF
b6 2-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez A. Leiter -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM T. Perez K. Wood 4% 85% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t7 0-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYM T. Wigginton K. Wood 2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM V. Wilson K. Wood -2% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t7 0-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM M. Scutaro K. Wood 3% 89% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Leiter facing 6-7-8
b7 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC E. Karros A. Leiter -1% 87% Flyball: RF
b7 2-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Gonzalez A. Leiter -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Paul A. Leiter -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 9-1-2
Tony Clark pinch hits for Al Leiter (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM T. Clark K. Wood 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O NYM M. Watson K. Wood 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYM J. McEwing K. Wood 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Dan Wheeler facing 9-1-2
Dan Wheeler replaces Tony Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Wood D. Wheeler -1% 93% Popfly: 3B (3B-C Foul)
Kenny Lofton pinch hits for Doug Glanville (CF) batting 1st
b8 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC K. Lofton D. Wheeler -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b8 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Womack D. Wheeler -0% 92% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Kerry Wood facing 3-4-5
Mark Grudzielanek replaces Tony Womack playing 2B batting 2nd
Kenny Lofton moves from PH to CF
t9 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM R. Cedeno K. Wood 4% 96% Flyball: LF
t9 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Phillips K. Wood 3% 99% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
t9 0-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM T. Perez K. Wood 1% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.

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