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Tuesday, October 10, 1972,
, Riverfront Stadium
Attendance: 39,447, Time of Game: 1:58
Pirates
1
at Reds
7
W: Ross Grimsley (1-0)
L: Dock Ellis (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  2  3
Reds            1  0  0   2  0  2   2  0  X    7 11  1
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rennie Stennett LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .627 -0.059 0.59 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 3 0
Al Oliver CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .294 1.000 -0.048 0.52 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 4 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 .214 .813 0.045 0.36 0.054 -0.009 1.1 1 0 HR
Willie Stargell 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .381 -0.070 1.01 0.000 -0.070 -0.6 7 1
Manny Sanguillen C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .833 -0.050 0.67 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 5 0
Dave Cash 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .267 -0.033 0.45 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 0 2
Richie Hebner 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .298 -0.040 0.56 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 4 4
Gene Alley SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .077 -0.025 0.35 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 1
Dock Ellis P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.014 0.44 0.014 0.000 0.1 0 0
   Bill Mazeroski PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 1.000 -0.020 0.82 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
   Bob Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Luke Walker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Clines PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 2 1 0 5 .067 .233 -0.286 0.54 0.068 -0.354 -2.7 24 8
HR: R Clemente (1, off R Grimsley; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: R Clemente 5.
RBI: R Clemente (2).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
E: G Alley 2 (2); M Sanguillen (1).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 .471 1.147 0.051 0.49 0.072 -0.022 0.5 1 0
Joe Morgan 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 .333 1.108 -0.042 0.74 0.003 -0.045 -0.3 1 4 SH
Bobby Tolan CF 4 2 1 1 0 0 .294 .765 0.049 0.83 0.117 -0.068 1.7 4 0 3B
Johnny Bench C 3 1 2 1 0 0 .286 .813 0.067 0.55 0.070 -0.003 0.5 5 0 2·SB,SF
Tony Perez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .438 -0.066 0.69 0.000 -0.066 -1.0 11 0
Denis Menke 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 .231 .683 -0.029 0.49 0.012 -0.041 0.1 0 1 2B
Cesar Geronimo RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 .063 .125 0.095 0.50 0.115 -0.020 0.4 2 0
Darrel Chaney SS 3 1 1 1 1 0 .167 .397 0.065 0.43 0.073 -0.008 0.8 3 6 SB,IW
Ross Grimsley P 4 0 2 1 0 1 .500 1.250 0.027 0.40 0.045 -0.018 0.9 0 0 2B
Team Totals 33 7 11 5 2 5 .333 .816 0.217 0.56 0.507 -0.291 3.7 27 11
2B: D Menke (1, off B Johnson); R Grimsley (1, off D Ellis).
3B: B Tolan (1, off L Walker).
SF: J Bench (1, off L Walker).
SH: J Morgan (1, off D Ellis).
IBB: D Chaney (1, by B Johnson).
TB: R Grimsley 3; D Menke 3; B Tolan 3; P Rose 2; J Bench 2; J Morgan; D Chaney.
RBI: R Grimsley (1); D Chaney (1); B Tolan (4); P Rose (1); J Bench (1).
2-out RBI: P Rose; R Grimsley; D Chaney.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: D Chaney (2).
Baserunning
SB: D Chaney (1, 2nd base off B Johnson/M Sanguillen); J Bench 2 (2, 2nd base off D Ellis/M Sanguillen 2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, L (0-1) 5 5 3 0 1 3 0 0.00 22 53 -0.150 0.83 -1.0
Bob Johnson 1 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.00 6 0 0 -0.049 0.35 -1.6
Luke Walker 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 18.00 6 0 0 -0.016 0.04 -1.6
Bob Miller 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.4
Team Totals 8 11 7 4 2 5 0 4.50 37 53 0 0 -0.215 0.56 -3.7

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ross Grimsley, W (1-0) 9 2 1 1 0 5 1 1.00 30 84 0.285 0.54 2.7
Team Totals 9 2 1 1 0 5 1 1.00 30 84 0.285 0.54 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Johnson (1; D Chaney).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Augie Donatelli, LF - Ken Burkhart, RF - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Cincinnati Reds
1 Rennie Stennett LF 1 Pete Rose LF
2 Al Oliver CF 2 Joe Morgan 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Bobby Tolan CF
4 Willie Stargell 1B 4 Johnny Bench C
5 Manny Sanguillen C 5 Tony Perez 1B
6 Dave Cash 2B 6 Denis Menke 3B
7 Richie Hebner 3B 7 Cesar Geronimo RF
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Darrel Chaney SS
9 Dock Ellis P 9 Ross Grimsley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 2 -2- R CIN C. Geronimo D. Ellis 11% 81% Reached on E6 (Fly Ball to Short LF); Bench Scores/No RBI/unER; Geronimo to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw to Hm)
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R CIN T. Perez D. Ellis 10% 65% Bench Steals 2B; Tolan Scores/unER; Bench to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b4 2-0 2 --3 R CIN D. Chaney D. Ellis 7% 88% Single to 1B/Bunt; Geronimo Scores/unER
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CIN B. Tolan D. Ellis -4% 52% Fielder's Choice SS; Rose out at 3B/SS-3B
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN P. Rose D. Ellis 4% 58% Single to CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett R. Grimsley 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver R. Grimsley 1% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Grimsley 1% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN P. Rose D. Ellis 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CIN J. Morgan D. Ellis -1% 57% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Rose to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CIN B. Tolan D. Ellis -4% 52% Fielder's Choice SS; Rose out at 3B/SS-3B
b1 0-0 2 1-- CIN J. Bench D. Ellis 3% 55% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Tolan to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R CIN T. Perez D. Ellis 10% 65% Bench Steals 2B; Tolan Scores/unER; Bench to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 1-0 2 --3 O CIN T. Perez D. Ellis -3% 62% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell R. Grimsley 2% 64% Popfly: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen R. Grimsley 2% 66% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O PIT D. Cash R. Grimsley 1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O CIN D. Menke D. Ellis -2% 65% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 --- O CIN C. Geronimo D. Ellis -1% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 2 --- O CIN D. Chaney D. Ellis -1% 63% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner R. Grimsley 2% 66% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 1 --- O PIT G. Alley R. Grimsley 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- PIT D. Ellis R. Grimsley -1% 66% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 2 1-- O PIT R. Stennett R. Grimsley 3% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O CIN R. Grimsley D. Ellis -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- CIN P. Rose D. Ellis 2% 69% Walk
b3 1-0 1 1-- O CIN J. Morgan D. Ellis -2% 66% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 1-- O CIN B. Tolan D. Ellis -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver R. Grimsley 3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- PIT R. Clemente R. Grimsley -3% 64% Single to SS
t4 0-1 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell R. Grimsley 4% 67% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-1 2 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen R. Grimsley 3% 70% Foul Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- CIN J. Bench D. Ellis 3% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 1-0 0 1-- O CIN T. Perez D. Ellis -3% 70% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CIN D. Menke D. Ellis -1% 69% Strikeout, Bench Steals 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- R CIN C. Geronimo D. Ellis 11% 81% Reached on E6 (Fly Ball to Short LF); Bench Scores/No RBI/unER; Geronimo to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw to Hm)
b4 2-0 2 --3 R CIN D. Chaney D. Ellis 7% 88% Single to 1B/Bunt; Geronimo Scores/unER
b4 3-0 2 1-- CIN R. Grimsley D. Ellis 1% 89% Double to CF; Chaney to 3B
b4 3-0 2 -23 O CIN P. Rose D. Ellis -2% 87% Foul Popfly: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- O PIT D. Cash R. Grimsley 2% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 0-3 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner R. Grimsley 1% 90% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- O PIT G. Alley R. Grimsley 1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 2-3-4
b5 3-0 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan D. Ellis -1% 90% Foul Popfly: 3B
b5 3-0 1 --- O CIN B. Tolan D. Ellis -0% 89% Flyball: CF
b5 3-0 2 --- O CIN J. Bench D. Ellis -0% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 9-1-2
Bill Mazeroski pinch hits for Dock Ellis (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Grimsley 2% 91% Strikeout
t6 0-3 1 --- O PIT R. Stennett R. Grimsley 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver R. Grimsley 1% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 5-6-7
Bob Johnson replaces Bill Mazeroski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- O CIN T. Perez B. Johnson -1% 92% Strikeout
b6 3-0 1 --- CIN D. Menke B. Johnson 1% 94% Double to LF
b6 3-0 1 -2- O CIN C. Geronimo B. Johnson -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B; Menke to 3B
b6 3-0 2 --3 CIN D. Chaney B. Johnson 0% 93% Intentional Walk
b6 3-0 2 1-3 CIN R. Grimsley B. Johnson 0% 93% Chaney Steals 2B
b6 3-0 2 -23 R CIN R. Grimsley B. Johnson 3% 96% Single to 2B; Menke Scores; Chaney to 3B
b6 4-0 2 1-3 RO CIN P. Rose B. Johnson 1% 98% Single to 3B (Bunt); Chaney Scores; Grimsley out at 3B/1B-3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 3-4-5
t7 0-5 0 --- R PIT R. Clemente R. Grimsley -2% 96% Home Run
t7 1-5 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell R. Grimsley 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-5 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen R. Grimsley 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-5 2 --- O PIT D. Cash R. Grimsley 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 2-3-4
Luke Walker replaces Bob Johnson pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- CIN J. Morgan L. Walker 0% 98% Single to 2B
b7 5-1 0 1-- R CIN B. Tolan L. Walker 1% 99% Triple to LF; Morgan Scores
b7 6-1 0 --3 RO CIN J. Bench L. Walker 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Tolan Scores
b7 7-1 1 --- O CIN T. Perez L. Walker -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 7-1 2 --- CIN D. Menke L. Walker 0% 100% Single to LF
b7 7-1 2 1-- O CIN C. Geronimo L. Walker -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 7-8-9
t8 1-7 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner R. Grimsley 0% 100% Foul Popfly: SS
t8 1-7 1 --- O PIT G. Alley R. Grimsley 0% 100% Strikeout
Gene Clines pinch hits for Luke Walker (P) batting 9th
t8 1-7 2 --- O PIT G. Clines R. Grimsley 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Bob Miller facing 8-9-1
Bob Miller replaces Gene Clines (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-1 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney B. Miller -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 7-1 1 --- O CIN R. Grimsley B. Miller -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-1 2 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Miller -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 7.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
t9 1-7 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett R. Grimsley 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-7 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver R. Grimsley 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-7 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Grimsley 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 7.

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