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@CAL
4
1
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@KCR
4
5
BOS
@MIL
2
3
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@MIL
5
1
CLE
@MIN
3
4
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@NYY
6
3
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@OAK
1
8
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@TEX
2
6
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@ATL
5
1
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@CHC
4
6
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@CIN
0
6
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@HOU
2
3
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@MON
10
8
STL
@PHI
7
3
Tuesday, August 9, 1988, 8:09
, Riverfront Stadium
Attendance: 32,824, Time of Game: 2:17
Dodgers
0
62-49
 Lost 3 
1st
at Reds
6
56-55
 Won 2 
4th, 6 GB
W: Danny Jackson (15-5)
L: Don Sutton (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Reds            1  0  0   1  0  3   1  0  X    6  8  1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Sax 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .724 10 7 -0.099 1.11 0.000 -0.099 -1.3 0 2 GDP
Alfredo Griffin SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .152 .414 12 8 -0.102 0.99 0.000 -0.102 -1.0 1 2
Kirk Gibson LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .303 .903 10 7 -0.058 0.59 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 2 0
Mike Marshall RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .269 .736 5 5 -0.055 0.56 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 5 0
Pedro Guerrero 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .296 .766 7 4 -0.008 0.49 0.016 -0.024 -0.2 7 0
John Shelby CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .729 5 4 -0.043 0.54 0.000 -0.043 -0.4 1 0
Rick Dempsey C 3 0 1 0 0 1 .246 .816 13 8 0.015 0.74 0.044 -0.029 0.1 8 0
Tracy Woodson 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .216 .524 11 9 0.049 0.89 0.069 -0.021 0.2 0 3
Don Sutton P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .087 .212 2 2 -0.050 1.45 0.015 -0.065 -0.4 0 1
   Dave Anderson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .246 .645 4 2 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.2
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 4 0 0 8 .129 .258 79 56 -0.348 0.78 0.147 -0.496 -4.0 24 8
TB: T Woodson; R Dempsey; D Anderson; P Guerrero.
GIDP: S Sax (9).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: R Dempsey (4).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kal Daniels LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .279 .829 14 6 0.109 0.72 0.119 -0.010 0.9 0 0 SB
   Herm Winningham LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .641 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Chris Sabo 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .281 .783 9 7 -0.052 0.76 0.001 -0.052 -0.5 0 4 SH
Barry Larkin SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 .292 .777 7 4 0.036 0.78 0.067 -0.031 1.6 2 6 2B
Eric Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .270 .834 10 8 -0.066 0.57 0.000 -0.066 -1.1 2 0
Paul O'Neill RF 2 2 2 1 2 0 .260 .742 19 7 0.168 0.70 0.168 0.000 2.2 0 0 HR,SB,IW
Nick Esasky 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .742 18 10 -0.073 0.66 0.000 -0.073 -1.4 14 0
Bo Diaz C 4 1 1 3 0 1 .225 .587 12 7 0.080 0.60 0.120 -0.040 1.9 7 1 HR
Ron Oester 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .200 .530 16 8 0.000 0.34 0.008 -0.008 0.2 2 4 IW
Danny Jackson P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .117 .262 7 6 -0.051 0.51 0.000 -0.051 -1.3 0 1
Team Totals 31 6 8 6 4 7 .258 .827 112 63 0.151 0.64 0.483 -0.331 2.4 27 16
2B: B Larkin (19, off D Sutton).
HR: P O'Neill (11, off D Sutton; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF); B Diaz (9, off D Sutton; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: C Sabo (3, off D Sutton).
IBB: P O'Neill (4, by D Sutton); R Oester (3, by D Sutton).
TB: P O'Neill 5; B Diaz 4; B Larkin 3; C Sabo; K Daniels; R Oester.
RBI: B Diaz 3 (31); B Larkin 2 (40); P O'Neill (46).
2-out RBI: B Diaz 3; B Larkin.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Oester-B Larkin-N Esasky.
E: N Esasky (5).
Baserunning
SB: P O'Neill (6, 2nd base off D Sutton/R Dempsey); K Daniels (21, 2nd base off D Sutton/R Dempsey).

Los Angeles Dodgers

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
Don Sutton, L (3-6) 7 7 6 5 3 5 2 3.92 31 10 11 2 2 43 -0.153 0.73 -2.9
Jesse Orosco 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.55 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 8 8 6 5 4 7 2 5.62 36 12 11 2 2 43 0 0 -0.153 0.64 -2.4

Cincinnati Reds

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
Danny Jackson, W (15-5) 9 4 0 0 0 8 0 2.71 31 16 7 3 0 87 0.347 0.78 4.0
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 0 8 0 0.00 31 16 7 3 0 87 0.347 0.78 4.0
Balks: D Sutton (4).
WP: D Sutton (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Sutton 2 (6; R Oester, P O'Neill).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Larry Poncino, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Dave Pallone.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Cincinnati Reds
1 Steve Sax 2B 1 Kal Daniels LF
2 Alfredo Griffin SS 2 Chris Sabo 3B
3 Kirk Gibson LF 3 Barry Larkin SS
4 Mike Marshall RF 4 Eric Davis CF
5 Pedro Guerrero 1B 5 Paul O'Neill RF
6 John Shelby CF 6 Nick Esasky 1B
7 Rick Dempsey C 7 Bo Diaz C
8 Tracy Woodson 3B 8 Ron Oester 2B
9 Don Sutton P 9 Danny Jackson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-0 2 12- 4,(3-0)  RRR CIN B. Diaz D. Sutton 12% 98% Home Run; Larkin Scores; O'Neill Scores
b4 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R CIN P. O'Neill D. Sutton 11% 80% Home Run (LF-CF)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  LAD T. Woodson D. Jackson -7% 51% Single (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Dempsey to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O LAD D. Sutton D. Jackson 7% 57% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 3B; Woodson to 2B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O LAD A. Griffin D. Jackson 6% 68% Bunt Groundout: P-1B

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' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD S. Sax D. Jackson 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD A. Griffin D. Jackson 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD K. Gibson D. Jackson 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CIN K. Daniels D. Sutton 4% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CIN C. Sabo D. Sutton -3% 55% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  CIN B. Larkin D. Sutton 5% 60% Daniels Steals 2B; Daniels to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 0-0 1 --3 3,(2-0)  RO CIN B. Larkin D. Sutton 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B; Daniels Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 --- O CIN E. Davis D. Sutton -1% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O LAD M. Marshall D. Jackson 2% 64% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 --- O LAD P. Guerrero D. Jackson 2% 65% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O LAD J. Shelby D. Jackson 1% 66% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CIN P. O'Neill D. Sutton 3% 69% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 1-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CIN N. Esasky D. Sutton 2% 72% O'Neill Steals 2B
b2 1-0 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CIN N. Esasky D. Sutton -4% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CIN B. Diaz D. Sutton -3% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CIN R. Oester D. Sutton 1% 66% Intentional Walk
b2 1-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CIN D. Jackson D. Sutton -4% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  LAD R. Dempsey D. Jackson -4% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  LAD T. Woodson D. Jackson -7% 51% Single (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF); Dempsey to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O LAD D. Sutton D. Jackson 7% 57% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 3B; Woodson to 2B
t3 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O LAD S. Sax D. Jackson 5% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Woodson to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O LAD A. Griffin D. Jackson 6% 68% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CIN K. Daniels D. Sutton 3% 71% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CIN C. Sabo D. Sutton -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Daniels to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CIN B. Larkin D. Sutton -3% 67% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  CIN E. Davis D. Sutton 0% 67% Balk; Daniels to 3B
b3 1-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O CIN E. Davis D. Sutton -3% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O LAD K. Gibson D. Jackson 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD M. Marshall D. Jackson 2% 68% Lineout: 1B
t4 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  LAD P. Guerrero D. Jackson -2% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t4 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O LAD J. Shelby D. Jackson 3% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R CIN P. O'Neill D. Sutton 11% 80% Home Run (LF-CF)
b4 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN N. Esasky D. Sutton -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CIN B. Diaz D. Sutton -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN R. Oester D. Sutton -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD R. Dempsey D. Jackson 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t5 0-2 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O LAD T. Woodson D. Jackson 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  LAD D. Sutton D. Jackson -2% 80% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball); Sutton to 1B
t5 0-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O LAD S. Sax D. Jackson 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN D. Jackson D. Sutton -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN K. Daniels D. Sutton -1% 81% Flyball: LF
b5 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN C. Sabo D. Sutton -1% 80% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O LAD A. Griffin D. Jackson 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O LAD K. Gibson D. Jackson 2% 85% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- O LAD M. Marshall D. Jackson 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- CIN B. Larkin D. Sutton 2% 88% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CIN E. Davis D. Sutton 2% 89% Wild Pitch; Larkin to 2B
b6 2-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CIN E. Davis D. Sutton -2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CIN P. O'Neill D. Sutton 1% 88% Intentional Walk
b6 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CIN N. Esasky D. Sutton -2% 86% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 2 12- 4,(3-0)  RRR CIN B. Diaz D. Sutton 12% 98% Home Run; Larkin Scores; O'Neill Scores
b6 5-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN R. Oester D. Sutton -0% 98% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 5.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 5-6-7
t7 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD P. Guerrero D. Jackson 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD J. Shelby D. Jackson 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD R. Dempsey D. Jackson 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 9-1-2
b7 5-0 0 --- O CIN D. Jackson D. Sutton -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 5-0 1 --- O CIN K. Daniels D. Sutton -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CIN C. Sabo D. Sutton 0% 99% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
b7 5-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R CIN B. Larkin D. Sutton 1% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Sabo Scores
b7 6-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CIN E. Davis D. Sutton -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 6.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 8-9-1
Herm Winningham replaces Kal Daniels playing LF batting 1st
t8 0-6 0 --- O LAD T. Woodson D. Jackson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Dave Anderson pinch hits for Don Sutton (P) batting 9th
t8 0-6 1 --- 4,(2-1)  LAD D. Anderson D. Jackson -0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t8 0-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO LAD S. Sax D. Jackson 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 6-0, Dodgers' Jesse Orosco facing 5-6-7
Jesse Orosco replaces Dave Anderson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN P. O'Neill J. Orosco 0% 100% Walk
b8 6-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CIN N. Esasky J. Orosco -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-0 1 1-- O CIN B. Diaz J. Orosco -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 6-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  CIN R. Oester J. Orosco 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball); O'Neill to 3B
b8 6-0 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O CIN D. Jackson J. Orosco -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 6.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 2-3-4
t9 0-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD A. Griffin D. Jackson 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t9 0-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD K. Gibson D. Jackson 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD M. Marshall D. Jackson 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Reds 6.

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