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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
6
4
 
(11)
DET
@CLE
5
3
CAL
@KCR
7
4
OAK
@MIL
2
0
CHW
@MIN
1
2
 
(10)
BOS
@WSA
0
2
STL
@CHC
1
7
ATL
@CIN
9
3
HOU
@LAD
0
4
PHI
@NYM
5
6
 
(15)
MON
@PIT
10
1
SDP
@SFG
4
7
Saturday, June 19, 1971,
, Riverfront Stadium
Attendance: 34,009, Time of Game: 2:11
Braves
9
31-38
 Won 1 
4th, 13 GB
at Reds
3
29-37
 Lost 1 
5th, 13½ GB
W: Phil Niekro (5-7)
L: Ross Grimsley (4-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   4  5  0   0  0  0    9 10  2
Reds            0  1  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  2

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felix Millan 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 .309 .738 -0.008 0.47 0.038 -0.045 0.2 2 3 CS
Ralph Garr LF 4 2 1 0 1 2 .341 .832 0.068 0.57 0.084 -0.016 0.1 1 0
Hank Aaron 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 .312 1.036 0.157 0.75 0.168 -0.011 1.4 12 0
Earl Williams 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 .245 .736 0.248 1.42 0.271 -0.023 2.0 0 5
Mike Lum RF 4 2 1 1 0 0 .217 .684 0.211 1.05 0.226 -0.016 1.5 2 0 2B
Sonny Jackson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .665 -0.118 0.71 0.000 -0.118 -1.2 1 0
Marty Perez SS 3 1 1 2 1 0 .224 .606 0.037 0.73 0.063 -0.026 1.5 0 3 HR
Bob Didier C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .234 .551 0.092 0.64 0.110 -0.018 0.6 9 2
Phil Niekro P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .257 -0.042 0.43 0.000 -0.042 -0.8 0 1
Team Totals 36 9 10 7 3 4 .278 .722 0.645 0.77 0.960 -0.315 5.3 27 14
2B: M Lum (5, off R Grimsley).
HR: M Perez (1, off J Merritt; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: M Perez 4; M Lum 2; F Millan 2; H Aaron 2; E Williams 2; R Garr; B Didier.
RBI: M Perez 2 (7); E Williams 2 (23); B Didier (4); H Aaron (54); M Lum (13).
2-out RBI: M Perez 2; B Didier.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 6 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Perez-F Millan-H Aaron; E Williams-F Millan-H Aaron.
PB: B Didier 3 (8).
E: R Garr (2); E Williams (9).
Baserunning
CS: F Millan (3, 2nd base by J Gibbon/J Bench).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .290 .779 0.027 0.67 0.047 -0.021 0.7 3 0
Hal McRae LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .259 .640 0.001 0.40 0.024 -0.023 -0.6 1 0
Lee May 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .316 .965 -0.091 0.72 0.000 -0.091 -1.6 8 0 GDP
Johnny Bench 3B-C 4 1 2 1 0 1 .241 .792 0.155 0.51 0.160 -0.005 0.9 2 3 HR
George Foster CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .291 .792 0.193 0.98 0.223 -0.030 0.9 3 0 2B,GDP
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .248 .572 -0.131 0.61 0.002 -0.134 -0.8 3 3
Pat Corrales C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .321 -0.008 0.34 0.000 -0.008 -0.1 3 0
   Tony Perez PH-3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .651 -0.049 0.61 0.000 -0.049 -0.7 2 1
Dave Concepcion SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 .204 .511 0.084 0.36 0.091 -0.007 0.6 2 2
   Bernie Carbo PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .683 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.3
Ross Grimsley P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .192 -0.040 0.95 0.000 -0.040 -0.4 0 0
   Jim Merritt P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .388 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 0
   Ty Cline PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .230 .643 0.011 0.24 0.011 0.000 0.9
   Joe Gibbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 2 2 8 .212 .590 0.148 0.58 0.558 -0.412 -0.7 27 9
2B: G Foster (12, off P Niekro).
HR: J Bench (17, off P Niekro; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Bench 5; G Foster 2; P Rose; D Concepcion; T Cline; T Helms.
GIDP: L May (6); G Foster (7).
RBI: P Rose (12); J Bench (31).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Bench-D Concepcion.
PB: P Corrales (2).
E: D Concepcion (6); T Helms (4).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (5-7) 9 7 3 1 2 8 1 3.14 35 71 -0.145 0.58 0.7
Team Totals 9 7 3 1 2 8 1 1.00 35 71 -0.145 0.58 0.7

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ross Grimsley, L (4-2) 4 7 7 7 2 3 0 3.51 21 21 -0.554 1.26 -4.7
Jim Merritt 4 3 2 2 0 0 1 4.92 15 2 2 -0.092 0.20 -1.0
Joe Gibbon 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.31 3 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 9 10 9 9 3 4 1 9.00 39 21 2 2 -0.646 0.77 -5.3
R Grimsley faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Cincinnati Reds
1 Felix Millan 2B 1 Pete Rose RF
2 Ralph Garr LF 2 Hal McRae LF
3 Hank Aaron 1B 3 Lee May 1B
4 Earl Williams 3B 4 Johnny Bench 3B
5 Mike Lum RF 5 George Foster CF
6 Sonny Jackson CF 6 Tommy Helms 2B
7 Marty Perez SS 7 Pat Corrales C
8 Bob Didier C 8 Dave Concepcion SS
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Ross Grimsley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-2 1 12- R ATL M. Lum R. Grimsley 20% 62% Double to RF; Aaron Scores; Williams to 3B
b2 0-0 0 --- R CIN J. Bench P. Niekro -12% 33% Home Run
t5 4-3 0 12- R ATL H. Aaron R. Grimsley 12% 87% Single to RF; Millan Scores; Garr to 3B
t4 2-2 2 -23 R ATL M. Perez R. Grimsley 12% 64% Passed Ball; Williams Scores; Lum to 3B
t4 0-2 1 12- R ATL E. Williams R. Grimsley 12% 41% Single to LF; Garr Scores; Aaron to 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, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Millan R. Grimsley -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL R. Garr R. Grimsley -1% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron R. Grimsley -1% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose P. Niekro 2% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- CIN H. McRae P. Niekro -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CIN L. May P. Niekro 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O ATL E. Williams R. Grimsley -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O ATL M. Lum R. Grimsley -1% 46% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-0 2 --- O ATL S. Jackson R. Grimsley -1% 45% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R CIN J. Bench P. Niekro -12% 33% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- O CIN G. Foster P. Niekro 2% 35% Popfly: C
b2 1-0 1 --- O CIN T. Helms P. Niekro 1% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O CIN P. Corrales P. Niekro 1% 37% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O ATL M. Perez R. Grimsley -2% 35% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-1 1 --- O ATL B. Didier R. Grimsley -2% 33% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro R. Grimsley -1% 32% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- CIN D. Concepcion P. Niekro -9% 23% Single to LF; Concepcion to 3B/Adv on E7
b3 1-0 0 --3 O CIN R. Grimsley P. Niekro 4% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --3 RO CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -3% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B; Concepcion Scores/unER
b3 2-0 2 --- O CIN H. McRae P. Niekro 1% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Reds 2.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O ATL F. Millan R. Grimsley -2% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- ATL R. Garr R. Grimsley 3% 25% Single to LF
t4 0-2 1 1-- ATL H. Aaron R. Grimsley 5% 29% Single to CF; Garr to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- R ATL E. Williams R. Grimsley 12% 41% Single to LF; Garr Scores; Aaron to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- R ATL M. Lum R. Grimsley 20% 62% Double to RF; Aaron Scores; Williams to 3B
t4 2-2 1 -23 O ATL S. Jackson R. Grimsley -10% 52% Strikeout
t4 2-2 2 -23 R ATL M. Perez R. Grimsley 12% 64% Passed Ball; Williams Scores; Lum to 3B
t4 3-2 2 --3 ATL M. Perez R. Grimsley 1% 65% Walk
t4 3-2 2 1-3 R ATL B. Didier R. Grimsley 11% 76% Single to RF; Lum Scores; Perez to 2B
t4 4-2 2 12- O ATL P. Niekro R. Grimsley -3% 73% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 4, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-4, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
b4 2-4 0 --- O CIN L. May P. Niekro 3% 75% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-4 1 --- CIN J. Bench P. Niekro -3% 72% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b4 2-4 1 1-- CIN G. Foster P. Niekro -12% 60% Double to LF; Bench to 3B
b4 2-4 1 -23 O CIN T. Helms P. Niekro 12% 72% Fielder's Choice 3B; Bench out at Hm/3B-C; Foster to 3B; Helms to 1B
Tony Perez pinch hits for Pat Corrales (C) batting 7th
b4 2-4 2 1-3 R CIN T. Perez P. Niekro -11% 62% Passed Ball; Foster Scores/unER; Helms to 2B
b4 3-4 2 -2- O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 4% 66% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Reds 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-3, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
Johnny Bench moves from 3B to C
Tony Perez moves from PH to 3B
t5 4-3 0 --- ATL F. Millan R. Grimsley 4% 70% Single to LF
t5 4-3 0 1-- ATL R. Garr R. Grimsley 5% 75% Walk; Millan to 2B
t5 4-3 0 12- R ATL H. Aaron R. Grimsley 12% 87% Single to RF; Millan Scores; Garr to 3B
Jim Merritt replaces Ross Grimsley pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-3 0 1-3 R ATL E. Williams J. Merritt 3% 90% Single to LF; Garr Scores; Aaron to 2B
t5 6-3 0 12- RO ATL M. Lum J. Merritt 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Aaron Scores/Adv on E6 (throw); Lum to 2B/Adv on E4
t5 7-3 1 -2- O ATL S. Jackson J. Merritt -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lum to 3B
t5 7-3 2 --3 RR ATL M. Perez J. Merritt 5% 97% Home Run; Lum Scores
t5 9-3 2 --- O ATL B. Didier J. Merritt -0% 97% Popfly: 1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
b5 3-9 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion P. Niekro 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-9 1 --- O CIN J. Merritt P. Niekro 0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-9 2 --- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -0% 98% Single to 1B
b5 3-9 2 1-- O CIN H. McRae P. Niekro 1% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-3, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 9-1-2
t6 9-3 0 --- O ATL P. Niekro J. Merritt -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 9-3 1 --- ATL F. Millan J. Merritt 0% 98% Single to LF
t6 9-3 1 1-- O ATL R. Garr J. Merritt -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 9-3 2 1-- O ATL H. Aaron J. Merritt -0% 98% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
b6 3-9 0 --- O CIN L. May P. Niekro 1% 98% Strikeout (C-1B)
b6 3-9 1 --- CIN J. Bench P. Niekro -1% 98% Single to CF
b6 3-9 1 1-- OO CIN G. Foster P. Niekro 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-3, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 4-5-6
t7 9-3 0 --- O ATL E. Williams J. Merritt -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 9-3 1 --- O ATL M. Lum J. Merritt -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t7 9-3 2 --- O ATL S. Jackson J. Merritt -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
b7 3-9 0 --- O CIN T. Helms P. Niekro 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b7 3-9 1 --- O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 0% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 3-9 2 --- O CIN D. Concepcion P. Niekro 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-3, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 7-8-9
t8 9-3 0 --- O ATL M. Perez J. Merritt -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
t8 9-3 1 --- O ATL B. Didier J. Merritt -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 9-3 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro J. Merritt -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
Ty Cline pinch hits for Jim Merritt (P) batting 9th
b8 3-9 0 --- CIN T. Cline P. Niekro -1% 99% Single to CF
b8 3-9 0 1-- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -1% 98% Walk; Cline to 2B
b8 3-9 0 12- O CIN H. McRae P. Niekro 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 3-9 1 12- CIN L. May P. Niekro -1% 98% Passed Ball; Cline to 3B; Rose to 2B
b8 3-9 1 -23 O CIN L. May P. Niekro 1% 99% Strikeout (C-1B)
b8 3-9 2 -23 O CIN J. Bench P. Niekro 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-3, Reds' Joe Gibbon facing 1-2-3
Joe Gibbon replaces Ty Cline (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-3 0 --- ATL F. Millan J. Gibbon 0% 100% Walk
t9 9-3 0 1-- OO ATL R. Garr J. Gibbon -0% 100% Double Play: Strikeout, Millan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t9 9-3 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron J. Gibbon -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
b9 3-9 0 --- O CIN G. Foster P. Niekro 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 3-9 1 --- CIN T. Helms P. Niekro -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 3-9 1 1-- CIN T. Perez P. Niekro -0% 100% Passed Ball; Helms to 2B
b9 3-9 1 -2- O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
Bernie Carbo pinch hits for Dave Concepcion (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-9 2 -2- O CIN B. Carbo P. Niekro 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 9, Reds 3.

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