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Series
Results
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@PIT
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5
CIN
@PIT
5
3
PIT
@CIN
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2
PIT
@CIN
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7
PIT
@CIN
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4
Wednesday, October 11, 1972,
, Riverfront Stadium
Attendance: 41,887, Time of Game: 2:19
Pirates
3
at Reds
4
W: Clay Carroll (1-1)
L: Dave Giusti (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0
Reds            0  0  1   0  1  0   0  0  2    4  7  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs
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 1 0 0 0 .286 .604 -0.028 0.78 0.030 -0.059 -0.3 1 0
Al Oliver CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .850 -0.048 0.73 0.000 -0.048 -0.6 1 0 SH
Roberto Clemente RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .235 .821 0.006 0.56 0.022 -0.017 0.1 3 0 IW
Willie Stargell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .292 -0.084 0.91 0.000 -0.084 -0.9 12 0
   Bob Robertson 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 2 2 0 0 0 .313 .875 0.025 0.97 0.075 -0.050 0.2 5 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .188 .528 0.205 1.02 0.228 -0.022 1.9 0 2 2B
Dave Cash 2B 4 0 2 2 0 0 .211 .421 0.121 1.05 0.151 -0.029 1.4 2 5
Gene Alley SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .059 -0.088 0.79 0.000 -0.088 -1.2 1 1
Steve Blass P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.093 0.91 0.000 -0.093 -1.2 0 3 GDP
   Ramon Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Moose P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 8 2 1 7 .242 .537 0.016 0.86 0.506 -0.490 -0.7 26 11
2B: R Hebner (1, off D Gullett).
SH: A Oliver (1, off T Hall).
IBB: R Clemente (1, by T Hall).
TB: R Hebner 3; M Sanguillen 2; D Cash 2; R Stennett; R Clemente.
GIDP: S Blass (1).
RBI: D Cash 2 (3).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 9.

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 .450 1.126 0.052 1.79 0.124 -0.072 0.6 3 0 2B,SH
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .879 -0.173 1.86 0.000 -0.173 -0.9 2 3
Bobby Tolan CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .619 -0.185 1.83 0.000 -0.185 -0.8 2 0
Johnny Bench C 4 1 2 1 0 0 .333 1.017 0.423 1.49 0.473 -0.049 0.7 7 1 HR
Tony Perez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .200 .450 0.004 1.26 0.076 -0.072 -0.1 8 1
   George Foster PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.375 4.81 0.375 0.000 0.8
Denis Menke 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .713 0.064 1.50 0.120 -0.056 0.4 1 4
Cesar Geronimo RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .100 .350 0.096 1.72 0.150 -0.054 0.4 2 0 HR
Darrel Chaney SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .188 .423 -0.198 2.24 0.046 -0.244 -0.6 1 1
Don Gullett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 -0.022 1.90 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Pedro Borbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ted Uhlaender PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 -0.022 0.94 0.000 -0.022 -0.1
   Tom Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Hague PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .667 0.101 2.40 0.101 0.000 0.4
   Dave Concepcion PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Clay Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hal McRae PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 31 4 7 3 2 5 .226 .724 0.515 1.80 1.465 -0.949 0.5 27 10
2B: P Rose (4, off S Blass).
HR: J Bench (1, off D Giusti; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); C Geronimo (1, off S Blass; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: P Rose (1, off S Blass); D Gullett (1, off S Blass).
TB: J Bench 5; C Geronimo 4; P Rose 2; T Perez; D Menke; D Chaney.
RBI: P Rose (2); J Bench (2); C Geronimo (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Morgan-D Chaney-T Perez.
E: D Chaney (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Blass 7.1 4 2 2 2 4 1 1.72 28 64 0.128 1.23 0.6
Ramon Hernandez, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70 2 1 0 0.189 3.85 0.6
Dave Giusti, BS (1), L (0-1) 0 3 2 2 0 0 1 6.75 3 0 0 -0.634 2.87 -2.0
Bob Moose 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 54.00 2 2 1 -0.199 4.66 0.2
Team Totals 8.2 7 4 4 2 5 2 4.15 35 64 3 1 -0.516 1.80 -0.5
D Giusti faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Gullett 3 6 3 3 0 2 0 8.00 15 37 -0.208 0.86 -1.7
Pedro Borbon 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.08 6 2 1 0.035 0.98 0.8
Tom Hall 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 1.23 11 0 0 0.130 0.92 1.2
Clay Carroll, W (1-1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 3 0 0 0.028 0.39 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 7 0 3.00 35 37 2 1 -0.015 0.86 0.7
D Gullett faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: B Moose (1); D Gullett (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: T Hall (1; R Clemente).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Ken Burkhart, LF - Doug Harvey, RF - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:19.
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 Richie Hebner 3B 6 Denis Menke 3B
7 Dave Cash 2B 7 Cesar Geronimo RF
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Darrel Chaney SS
9 Steve Blass P 9 Don Gullett P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 0 --- R CIN J. Bench D. Giusti 45% 62% Home Run
b9 3-3 2 1-3 R CIN H. McRae B. Moose 38% 100% Wild Pitch; Foster Scores
b9 3-3 1 1-3 O CIN D. Chaney B. Moose -19% 62% Popfly: SS
t2 0-0 0 1-- R PIT R. Hebner D. Gullett -17% 29% Double to RF; Sanguillen Scores/Adv on E6; Hebner to 3B/Adv on throw
b5 1-3 0 --- R CIN C. Geronimo S. Blass 14% 38% Home Run

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' Don Gullett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett D. Gullett 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver D. Gullett 1% 53% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT R. Clemente D. Gullett -1% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT W. Stargell D. Gullett 2% 54% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose S. Blass -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CIN J. Morgan S. Blass -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CIN B. Tolan S. Blass -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen D. Gullett -4% 46% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- R PIT R. Hebner D. Gullett -17% 29% Double to RF; Sanguillen Scores/Adv on E6; Hebner to 3B/Adv on throw
t2 1-0 0 --3 R PIT D. Cash D. Gullett -4% 25% Single to CF; Hebner Scores
t2 2-0 0 1-- PIT G. Alley D. Gullett -2% 23% Wild Pitch; Cash to 2B
t2 2-0 0 -2- O PIT G. Alley D. Gullett 3% 26% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 1 -2- O PIT S. Blass D. Gullett 2% 28% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t2 2-0 2 -2- O PIT R. Stennett D. Gullett 2% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CIN J. Bench S. Blass -2% 28% Popfly: 1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O CIN T. Perez S. Blass -1% 27% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 --- CIN D. Menke S. Blass 1% 28% Walk
b2 0-2 2 1-- O CIN C. Geronimo S. Blass -2% 26% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Don Gullett facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver D. Gullett 1% 27% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente D. Gullett 1% 28% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell D. Gullett 1% 29% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- CIN D. Chaney S. Blass 5% 34% Single to RF
b3 0-2 0 1-- O CIN D. Gullett S. Blass -2% 31% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Chaney to 2B
b3 0-2 1 -2- R CIN P. Rose S. Blass 12% 44% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Chaney Scores
b3 1-2 1 -2- O CIN J. Morgan S. Blass -4% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rose to 3B
b3 1-2 2 --3 O CIN B. Tolan S. Blass -4% 36% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Don Gullett facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen D. Gullett -4% 32% Single to CF
t4 2-1 0 1-- PIT R. Hebner D. Gullett -5% 27% Single to CF; Sanguillen to 2B
Pedro Borbon replaces Don Gullett pitching and batting 9th
t4 2-1 0 12- R PIT D. Cash P. Borbon -9% 18% Single to CF; Sanguillen Scores; Hebner to 2B
t4 3-1 0 12- O PIT G. Alley P. Borbon 4% 21% Flyball: RF
t4 3-1 1 12- OO PIT S. Blass P. Borbon 6% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- O CIN J. Bench S. Blass -3% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-3 1 --- O CIN T. Perez S. Blass -2% 23% Strikeout
b4 1-3 2 --- O CIN D. Menke S. Blass -1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Reds' Pedro Borbon facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett P. Borbon 1% 23% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 3-1 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver P. Borbon 1% 24% Flyball: LF
t5 3-1 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente P. Borbon 1% 25% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- R CIN C. Geronimo S. Blass 14% 38% Home Run
b5 2-3 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney S. Blass -3% 35% Strikeout
Ted Uhlaender pinch hits for Pedro Borbon (P) batting 9th
b5 2-3 1 --- O CIN T. Uhlaender S. Blass -2% 33% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 2-3 2 --- O CIN P. Rose S. Blass -1% 31% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Tom Hall facing 4-5-6
Tom Hall replaces Ted Uhlaender (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-2 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell T. Hall 2% 33% Strikeout
t6 3-2 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen T. Hall 1% 35% Flyball: LF
t6 3-2 2 --- O PIT R. Hebner T. Hall 1% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 2-3-4
b6 2-3 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan S. Blass -4% 32% Flyball: RF
b6 2-3 1 --- O CIN B. Tolan S. Blass -3% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-3 2 --- CIN J. Bench S. Blass 2% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b6 2-3 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez S. Blass -4% 28% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Tom Hall facing 7-8-9
t7 3-2 0 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Hall 2% 30% Flyball: LF
t7 3-2 1 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Hall 1% 31% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-2 2 --- O PIT S. Blass T. Hall 1% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 6-7-8
b7 2-3 0 --- O CIN D. Menke S. Blass -5% 28% Flyball: LF
b7 2-3 1 --- O CIN C. Geronimo S. Blass -3% 25% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 2-3 2 --- O CIN D. Chaney S. Blass -2% 22% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Tom Hall facing 1-2-3
t8 3-2 0 --- PIT R. Stennett T. Hall -3% 19% Single to CF
t8 3-2 0 1-- O PIT A. Oliver T. Hall 1% 20% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Stennett to 2B
t8 3-2 1 -2- PIT R. Clemente T. Hall -1% 19% Intentional Walk
t8 3-2 1 12- O PIT W. Stargell T. Hall 4% 23% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-2 2 12- O PIT M. Sanguillen T. Hall 4% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 9-1-2
Bob Robertson replaces Willie Stargell playing 1B batting 4th
Joe Hague pinch hits for Tom Hall (P) batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 --- CIN J. Hague S. Blass 10% 36% Walk
Dave Concepcion pinch runs for Joe Hague (PH) batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 1-- O CIN P. Rose S. Blass -4% 33% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Concepcion to 2B
Ramon Hernandez replaces Steve Blass pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 1 -2- O CIN J. Morgan R. Hernandez -8% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B; Concepcion to 3B
b8 2-3 2 --3 O CIN B. Tolan R. Hernandez -11% 14% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Clay Carroll facing 6-7-8
Clay Carroll replaces Dave Concepcion (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-2 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner C. Carroll 1% 15% Foul Popfly: 3B
t9 3-2 1 --- O PIT D. Cash C. Carroll 1% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-2 2 --- O PIT G. Alley C. Carroll 1% 17% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 4-5-6
Dave Giusti replaces Ramon Hernandez pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-3 0 --- R CIN J. Bench D. Giusti 45% 62% Home Run
b9 3-3 0 --- CIN T. Perez D. Giusti 8% 69% Single to CF
George Foster pinch runs for Tony Perez (1B) batting 5th
b9 3-3 0 1-- CIN D. Menke D. Giusti 11% 80% Single to LF; Foster to 2B
Bob Moose replaces Dave Giusti pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-3 0 12- O CIN C. Geronimo B. Moose 1% 81% Flyball: RF; Foster to 3B
b9 3-3 1 1-3 O CIN D. Chaney B. Moose -19% 62% Popfly: SS
Hal McRae pinch hits for Clay Carroll (P) batting 9th
b9 3-3 2 1-3 R CIN H. McRae B. Moose 38% 100% Wild Pitch; Foster Scores
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Reds 4.

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