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Standings
BOS
@BAL
3
1
MIN
@CAL
2
3
MIL
@DET
4
13
OAK
@KCR
10
5
CHW
@TEX
5
3
STL
@CHC
2
1
 
(16)
LAD
@CIN
4
2
 
(10)
PHI
@MON
3
0
PHI
@MON
4
8
NYM
@PIT
0
5
HOU
@SDP
6
5
 
(12)
ATL
@SFG
1
3
Saturday, September 30, 1972,
, Riverfront Stadium
Attendance: 20,080, Time of Game: 2:26
Dodgers
4
83-69
 Won 1 
3rd, 9½ GB
at Reds
2
92-59
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Claude Osteen (19-11)
L: Pedro Borbon (8-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Dodgers         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0   2    4  8  0
Reds            0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0    2  6  0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .695 0.013 0.95 0.100 -0.087 0.2 1 4 2B
Bill Buckner RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 .313 .747 -0.093 1.21 0.000 -0.093 -0.6 3 0
Willie Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .760 -0.105 1.11 0.000 -0.105 -0.6 4 0
Tom Paciorek 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .229 .564 -0.041 0.77 0.023 -0.064 -0.1 12 1 2B
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .321 .905 0.065 1.24 0.115 -0.051 0.4 0 2
   Maury Wills PR-3B 0 1 0 0 0 0 .129 .357 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Crawford LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .254 .759 -0.048 2.07 0.090 -0.138 -0.5 1 0
Joe Ferguson C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .375 1.125 -0.064 0.98 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 5 0 GDP
   Manny Mota PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .328 .818 -0.036 3.72 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   Steve Yeager C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .702 -0.066 2.91 0.000 -0.066 -0.3 3 0
Bill Russell SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .274 .701 -0.069 1.67 0.047 -0.116 -0.4 1 3
Claude Osteen P 4 0 2 3 0 0 .286 .738 0.660 2.33 0.708 -0.048 2.5 0 2 2B
Team Totals 37 4 8 4 0 2 .216 .514 0.216 1.47 1.083 -0.868 -0.1 30 12
2B: C Osteen (5, off P Borbon); D Lopes (3, off W Simpson); T Paciorek (3, off W Simpson).
TB: C Osteen 3; D Lopes 2; R Cey 2; T Paciorek 2; W Crawford; B Russell.
GIDP: J Ferguson (1).
RBI: C Osteen 3 (11); B Buckner (35).
2-out RBI: C Osteen 3.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose LF 5 1 3 0 0 0 .308 .804 0.170 0.95 0.202 -0.031 1.0 4 0 2·2B
Joe Morgan 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 .293 .852 0.049 1.52 0.224 -0.175 0.4 2 5 3B,CS
Bobby Tolan CF 5 0 1 1 0 1 .283 .721 -0.055 1.09 0.051 -0.106 -0.2 5 0
Johnny Bench C 2 0 0 0 2 1 .273 .928 -0.017 1.22 0.058 -0.075 0.3 2 0
Tony Perez 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .286 .853 -0.028 1.17 0.053 -0.081 -0.6 8 1
   George Foster PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .508 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Joe Hague 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .761 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Hal McRae RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .781 -0.049 0.95 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 1 0
   Cesar Geronimo RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .749 -0.021 2.82 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 0 SH
Denis Menke 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .236 .671 -0.086 1.78 0.003 -0.088 -0.8 0 2 IW
Dave Concepcion SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .530 -0.144 1.51 0.000 -0.144 -0.8 5 1
Wayne Simpson P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .165 -0.024 0.52 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 1 0
   Julian Javier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .548 -0.042 1.76 0.000 -0.042 -0.2
   Pedro Borbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 .178 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ted Uhlaender PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .159 .432 -0.037 1.56 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
Team Totals 34 2 6 2 4 8 .176 .557 -0.284 1.30 0.591 -0.873 -2.1 30 10
2B: P Rose 2 (31, 2 off C Osteen).
3B: J Morgan (4, off C Osteen).
SH: C Geronimo (3, off C Osteen).
IBB: D Menke (2, by C Osteen).
TB: P Rose 5; J Morgan 4; B Tolan.
RBI: B Tolan (82); J Morgan (71).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Menke-J Morgan-T Perez.
Baserunning
CS: J Morgan (17, 2nd base by C Osteen POCS).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Claude Osteen, W (19-11) 10 6 2 2 4 8 0 2.70 39 76 0.284 1.30 2.1
Team Totals 10 6 2 2 4 8 0 1.80 39 76 0.284 1.30 2.1

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wayne Simpson 8 5 2 2 0 2 0 4.14 28 66 0.096 1.23 1.3
Pedro Borbon, L (8-3) 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 3.20 9 0 0 -0.312 2.26 -1.2
Team Totals 10 8 4 4 0 2 0 3.60 37 66 0 0 -0.216 1.47 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: W Simpson (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: C Osteen (4; D Menke).
Pickoffs: C Osteen (4; J Morgan, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Cincinnati Reds
1 Davey Lopes 2B 1 Pete Rose LF
2 Bill Buckner RF 2 Joe Morgan 2B
3 Willie Davis CF 3 Bobby Tolan CF
4 Tom Paciorek 1B 4 Johnny Bench C
5 Ron Cey 3B 5 Tony Perez 1B
6 Willie Crawford LF 6 Hal McRae RF
7 Joe Ferguson C 7 Denis Menke 3B
8 Bill Russell SS 8 Dave Concepcion SS
9 Claude Osteen P 9 Wayne Simpson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t10 2-2 2 12- RR LAD C. Osteen P. Borbon 45% 94% Double to LF; Wills Scores; Russell Scores
t8 1-2 2 -2- R LAD C. Osteen W. Simpson 26% 45% Single to LF; Crawford Scores
b4 0-1 0 -2- R CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen -19% 32% Triple to CF (CF-RF); Rose Scores
b9 2-2 2 12- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Osteen 10% 50% Flyball: RF
t8 1-2 0 --- LAD W. Crawford W. Simpson 9% 31% Single to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- LAD D. Lopes W. Simpson 6% 56% Double to LF (LF Line)
t1 0-0 0 -2- LAD B. Buckner W. Simpson 3% 60% Wild Pitch; Lopes to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --3 RO LAD B. Buckner W. Simpson -1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P; Lopes Scores
t1 1-0 1 --- O LAD W. Davis W. Simpson -1% 58% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 2 --- O LAD T. Paciorek W. Simpson -1% 57% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CIN P. Rose C. Osteen 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen 1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen 1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- LAD R. Cey W. Simpson 3% 65% Single to LF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O LAD W. Crawford W. Simpson -3% 62% Popfly: SS
t2 1-0 1 1-- OO LAD J. Ferguson W. Simpson -4% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Bench C. Osteen 2% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O CIN T. Perez C. Osteen 2% 62% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 --- O CIN H. McRae C. Osteen 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell W. Simpson -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O LAD C. Osteen W. Simpson -1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O LAD D. Lopes W. Simpson -1% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O CIN D. Menke C. Osteen 3% 62% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-1 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Osteen 2% 63% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- O CIN W. Simpson C. Osteen 1% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O LAD B. Buckner W. Simpson -2% 62% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 1 --- O LAD W. Davis W. Simpson -1% 61% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 2 --- LAD T. Paciorek W. Simpson 2% 63% Double to LF
t4 1-0 2 -2- O LAD R. Cey W. Simpson -3% 60% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- CIN P. Rose C. Osteen -9% 51% Double to LF (LF-CF)
b4 0-1 0 -2- R CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen -19% 32% Triple to CF (CF-RF); Rose Scores
b4 1-1 0 --3 R CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen -5% 27% Single to 2B/Bunt; Morgan Scores
b4 2-1 0 1-- CIN J. Bench C. Osteen -5% 22% Walk; Tolan to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- O CIN T. Perez C. Osteen 5% 26% Popfly: 1B
b4 2-1 1 12- O CIN H. McRae C. Osteen 2% 29% Groundout: P-1B; Tolan to 3B; Bench to 2B
b4 2-1 2 -23 O CIN D. Menke C. Osteen 5% 34% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- O LAD W. Crawford W. Simpson -3% 31% Flyball: CF
t5 1-2 1 --- O LAD J. Ferguson W. Simpson -2% 29% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O LAD B. Russell W. Simpson -1% 27% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Osteen 2% 29% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 1 --- O CIN W. Simpson C. Osteen 1% 30% Strikeout
b5 2-1 2 --- O CIN P. Rose C. Osteen 1% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 9-1-2
t6 1-2 0 --- O LAD C. Osteen W. Simpson -4% 28% Popfly: SS
t6 1-2 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes W. Simpson -2% 25% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 --- O LAD B. Buckner W. Simpson -2% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen -3% 21% Single to 3B
b6 2-1 0 1-- O CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen 5% 26% Morgan Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b6 2-1 1 --- O CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen 1% 27% Flyball: LF
b6 2-1 2 --- CIN J. Bench C. Osteen -1% 26% Walk
b6 2-1 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez C. Osteen 2% 28% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 3-4-5
t7 1-2 0 --- O LAD W. Davis W. Simpson -4% 24% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t7 1-2 1 --- O LAD T. Paciorek W. Simpson -3% 21% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 --- O LAD R. Cey W. Simpson -2% 19% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- O CIN H. McRae C. Osteen 2% 21% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- O CIN D. Menke C. Osteen 1% 22% Flyball: CF
b7 2-1 2 --- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Osteen 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 6-7-8
Cesar Geronimo replaces Hal McRae playing RF batting 6th
t8 1-2 0 --- LAD W. Crawford W. Simpson 9% 31% Single to RF
Manny Mota pinch hits for Joe Ferguson (C) batting 7th
t8 1-2 0 1-- O LAD M. Mota W. Simpson -4% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B; Crawford to 2B
t8 1-2 1 -2- O LAD B. Russell W. Simpson -8% 20% Strikeout
t8 1-2 2 -2- R LAD C. Osteen W. Simpson 26% 45% Single to LF; Crawford Scores
t8 2-2 2 1-- O LAD D. Lopes W. Simpson -5% 41% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 9-1-2
Steve Yeager replaces Manny Mota (PH) playing C batting 7th
Julian Javier pinch hits for Wayne Simpson (P) batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 --- O CIN J. Javier C. Osteen 4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-2 1 --- CIN P. Rose C. Osteen -5% 40% Single to RF
b8 2-2 1 1-- O CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen 5% 45% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-2 2 1-- O CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen 5% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Reds 2.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Reds' Pedro Borbon facing 2-3-4
Pedro Borbon replaces Julian Javier (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-2 0 --- O LAD B. Buckner P. Borbon -5% 45% Popfly: SS
t9 2-2 1 --- O LAD W. Davis P. Borbon -4% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-2 2 --- O LAD T. Paciorek P. Borbon -3% 38% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 4-5-6
b9 2-2 0 --- O CIN J. Bench C. Osteen 5% 43% Flyball: CF
b9 2-2 1 --- CIN T. Perez C. Osteen -5% 38% Walk
George Foster pinch runs for Tony Perez (1B) batting 5th
b9 2-2 1 1-- O CIN C. Geronimo C. Osteen 2% 40% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Foster to 2B
b9 2-2 2 -2- CIN D. Menke C. Osteen -0% 40% Intentional Walk
b9 2-2 2 12- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Osteen 10% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Reds 2.
Top of the 10th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Reds' Pedro Borbon facing 5-6-7
Joe Hague replaces George Foster (PR) playing 1B batting 5th
t10 2-2 0 --- LAD R. Cey P. Borbon 8% 58% Single to LF
Maury Wills pinch runs for Ron Cey (3B) batting 5th
t10 2-2 0 1-- O LAD W. Crawford P. Borbon -8% 50% Foul Bunt Popfly: 1B
t10 2-2 1 1-- O LAD S. Yeager P. Borbon -7% 44% Lineout: SS
t10 2-2 2 1-- LAD B. Russell P. Borbon 5% 49% Single to 3B; Wills to 2B
t10 2-2 2 12- RR LAD C. Osteen P. Borbon 45% 94% Double to LF; Wills Scores; Russell Scores
t10 4-2 2 -2- O LAD D. Lopes P. Borbon -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 9-1-2
Maury Wills moves from PR to 3B
Ted Uhlaender pinch hits for Pedro Borbon (P) batting 9th
b10 2-4 0 --- O CIN T. Uhlaender C. Osteen 4% 97% Strikeout
b10 2-4 1 --- CIN P. Rose C. Osteen -7% 90% Double to RF (CF-RF)
b10 2-4 1 -2- O CIN J. Morgan C. Osteen 6% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
b10 2-4 2 -2- O CIN B. Tolan C. Osteen 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Reds 2.

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