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CAL
@CHW
4
9
BAL
@DET
4
9
BAL
@DET
3
5
OAK
@MIL
6
5
 
(11)
KCR
@MIN
2
1
CLE
@NYY
0
1
CLE
@NYY
1
7
BOS
@WSA
10
7
CIN
@HOU
1
4
ATL
@LAD
3
2
 
(11)
STL
@MON
7
2
CHC
@PHI
4
3
NYM
@PIT
3
0
SDP
@SFG
5
7
Friday, September 17, 1971,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 8,070, Time of Game: 2:05
Reds
1
74-79
 Lost 1 
5th, 11 GB
at Astros
4
74-77
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
W: Don Wilson (16-8)
L: Wayne Simpson (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  1  1
Astros          0  2  0   0  2  0   0  0  X    4  8  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .787 -0.057 0.58 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 2 0
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .624 -0.061 0.63 0.000 -0.061 -0.6 2 1
Lee May 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .278 .865 0.019 0.60 0.049 -0.030 0.0 9 0
Tony Perez 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .266 .754 0.014 0.84 0.068 -0.054 0.1 0 2 2B
Bernie Carbo LF 1 0 0 0 2 0 .221 .694 0.062 1.26 0.082 -0.020 0.5 1 0
George Foster CF 2 0 0 0 0 2 .247 .684 0.012 1.80 0.082 -0.070 0.3 2 0 HBP
   Steve Blateric P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Pat Corrales C 2 0 0 1 1 1 .183 .437 0.027 1.66 0.088 -0.061 0.5 4 1
Darrel Chaney SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .481 -0.243 1.34 0.000 -0.243 -2.6 4 3
Wayne Simpson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .031 .146 -0.046 0.96 0.000 -0.046 -0.3 0 2
   Ed Sprague P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hal McRae CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .695 -0.011 0.44 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 26 1 1 1 4 6 .038 .270 -0.284 1.00 0.369 -0.653 -2.8 24 10
2B: T Perez (21, off D Wilson).
HBP: G Foster (7, by D Wilson).
TB: T Perez 2.
RBI: P Corrales (6).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: B Carbo (3).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 .240 .612 -0.031 0.74 0.047 -0.078 -0.9 1 2
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 1 0 1 1 .256 .759 -0.002 0.87 0.044 -0.046 -0.7 1 4
Cesar Cedeno CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .699 -0.130 1.09 0.011 -0.141 -1.9 5 0 SB
Bob Watson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .294 .758 -0.022 0.71 0.032 -0.054 -0.2 1 0
John Mayberry 1B 3 2 1 0 1 1 .193 .635 0.031 0.76 0.065 -0.033 0.1 7 0
Jesus Alou RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 .276 .660 0.039 1.00 0.068 -0.029 0.1 6 0 HBP
Denis Menke 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .258 .673 0.236 1.19 0.268 -0.032 2.0 0 0 2B
Johnny Edwards C 3 0 1 0 1 0 .231 .596 -0.073 0.85 0.010 -0.083 -0.1 6 0 2B,IW
Don Wilson P 3 0 2 2 0 0 .163 .365 0.168 0.94 0.181 -0.013 2.3 0 0 HBP
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 5 5 .250 .697 0.216 0.91 0.726 -0.509 0.6 27 6
2B: D Menke (26, off W Simpson); J Edwards (12, off S Blateric).
IBB: J Edwards (9, by W Simpson).
HBP: D Wilson (2, by S Blateric); J Alou (4, by W Simpson).
TB: D Menke 3; D Wilson 2; J Edwards 2; J Morgan; B Watson; J Mayberry.
RBI: D Wilson 2 (7); D Menke 2 (42).
2-out RBI: D Menke; D Wilson.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
TP: 1. J Morgan-R Metzger-J Mayberry.
Baserunning
SB: C Cedeno (17, 2nd base off W Simpson/P Corrales).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wayne Simpson, L (4-7) 5 7 4 4 5 0 0 4.76 28 32 -0.243 1.20 -1.9
Ed Sprague 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.013 0.17 0.4
Steve Blateric 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 8 0 0 0.013 0.12 0.8
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 5 5 0 4.50 39 32 0 0 -0.217 0.91 -0.6

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Wilson, W (16-8) 9 1 1 1 4 6 0 2.50 31 83 0.283 1.00 2.8
Team Totals 9 1 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 31 83 0.283 1.00 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: W Simpson (3; J Alou); S Blateric (1; D Wilson); D Wilson (6; G Foster).
IBB: W Simpson (5; J Edwards).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Roger Metzger SS
2 Tommy Helms 2B 2 Joe Morgan 2B
3 Lee May 1B 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 Tony Perez 3B 4 Bob Watson LF
5 Bernie Carbo LF 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 George Foster CF 6 Jesus Alou RF
7 Pat Corrales C 7 Denis Menke 3B
8 Darrel Chaney SS 8 Johnny Edwards C
9 Wayne Simpson P 9 Don Wilson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 0 123 OOO CIN D. Chaney D. Wilson 19% 42% Line Drive Triple Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-1 0 12- R HOU D. Menke W. Simpson 15% 69% Single to LF; Mayberry Scores; Alou to 3B/Adv on E7
b5 2-1 2 -2- R HOU D. Menke W. Simpson 11% 83% Double; Mayberry Scores
b2 1-1 1 1-3 R HOU D. Wilson W. Simpson 11% 73% Single; Alou Scores; Menke to 3B
t2 0-0 0 123 R CIN P. Corrales D. Wilson -9% 23% Walk; Perez Scores; Carbo to 3B; Foster to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Don Wilson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Wilson 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN T. Helms D. Wilson 1% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN L. May D. Wilson 1% 54% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- HOU R. Metzger W. Simpson 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O HOU J. Morgan W. Simpson -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno W. Simpson -3% 52% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- HOU B. Watson W. Simpson 1% 53% Cedeno Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O HOU B. Watson W. Simpson -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Don Wilson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN T. Perez D. Wilson -7% 43% Double
t2 0-0 0 -2- CIN B. Carbo D. Wilson -3% 40% Walk
t2 0-0 0 12- CIN G. Foster D. Wilson -8% 32% Hit By Pitch; Perez to 3B; Carbo to 2B
t2 0-0 0 123 R CIN P. Corrales D. Wilson -9% 23% Walk; Perez Scores; Carbo to 3B; Foster to 2B
t2 1-0 0 123 OOO CIN D. Chaney D. Wilson 19% 42% Line Drive Triple Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- HOU J. Mayberry W. Simpson 4% 47% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- HOU J. Alou W. Simpson 7% 53% Hit By Pitch; Mayberry to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- R HOU D. Menke W. Simpson 15% 69% Single to LF; Mayberry Scores; Alou to 3B/Adv on E7
b2 1-1 0 1-3 O HOU J. Edwards W. Simpson -6% 62% Flyball: SS
b2 1-1 1 1-3 R HOU D. Wilson W. Simpson 11% 73% Single; Alou Scores; Menke to 3B
b2 2-1 1 1-3 O HOU R. Metzger W. Simpson -6% 67% Flyball: SS
b2 2-1 2 1-3 HOU J. Morgan W. Simpson 2% 69% Walk; Wilson to 2B
b2 2-1 2 123 O HOU C. Cedeno W. Simpson -6% 63% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Don Wilson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- O CIN W. Simpson D. Wilson 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t3 1-2 1 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Wilson 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-2 2 --- O CIN T. Helms D. Wilson 1% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 4-5-6
b3 2-1 0 --- HOU B. Watson W. Simpson 3% 71% Single
b3 2-1 0 1-- O HOU J. Mayberry W. Simpson -3% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-1 1 1-- O HOU J. Alou W. Simpson -1% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Mayberry to 2B
b3 2-1 2 -2- O HOU D. Menke W. Simpson -3% 64% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Don Wilson facing 3-4-5
t4 1-2 0 --- CIN L. May D. Wilson -5% 59% Walk
t4 1-2 0 1-- O CIN T. Perez D. Wilson 4% 64% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-2 1 1-- CIN B. Carbo D. Wilson -5% 59% Walk; May to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- O CIN G. Foster D. Wilson 6% 64% Strikeout
t4 1-2 2 12- O CIN P. Corrales D. Wilson 5% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 8-9-1
b4 2-1 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards W. Simpson -2% 68% Flyball: SS
b4 2-1 1 --- O HOU D. Wilson W. Simpson -1% 67% Flyball: RF
b4 2-1 2 --- HOU R. Metzger W. Simpson 1% 68% Walk
b4 2-1 2 1-- HOU J. Morgan W. Simpson 2% 70% Single; Metzger to 3B
b4 2-1 2 1-3 O HOU C. Cedeno W. Simpson -4% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Don Wilson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney D. Wilson 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-2 1 --- O CIN W. Simpson D. Wilson 2% 71% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Wilson 1% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Wayne Simpson facing 4-5-6
b5 2-1 0 --- O HOU B. Watson W. Simpson -2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-1 1 --- HOU J. Mayberry W. Simpson 2% 73% Single
b5 2-1 1 1-- O HOU J. Alou W. Simpson -1% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Mayberry to 2B
b5 2-1 2 -2- R HOU D. Menke W. Simpson 11% 83% Double; Mayberry Scores
b5 3-1 2 -2- HOU J. Edwards W. Simpson 0% 83% Intentional Walk
b5 3-1 2 12- R HOU D. Wilson W. Simpson 7% 90% Single; Menke Scores; Edwards to 3B
b5 4-1 2 1-3 O HOU R. Metzger W. Simpson -2% 89% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Don Wilson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- O CIN T. Helms D. Wilson 2% 91% Flyball: RF
t6 1-4 1 --- O CIN L. May D. Wilson 1% 92% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 2 --- O CIN T. Perez D. Wilson 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Ed Sprague facing 2-3-4
Ed Sprague replaces Wayne Simpson pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-1 0 --- O HOU J. Morgan E. Sprague -1% 92% Flyball: RF
b6 4-1 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Sprague -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-1 2 --- O HOU B. Watson E. Sprague -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Don Wilson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-4 0 --- O CIN B. Carbo D. Wilson 2% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-4 1 --- O CIN G. Foster D. Wilson 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-4 2 --- O CIN P. Corrales D. Wilson 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Steve Blateric facing 5-6-7
Steve Blateric replaces George Foster (CF) pitching and batting 6th
Hal McRae replaces Ed Sprague (P) playing CF batting 9th
b7 4-1 0 --- O HOU J. Mayberry S. Blateric -0% 95% Strikeout
b7 4-1 1 --- O HOU J. Alou S. Blateric -0% 95% Strikeout (C-1B)
b7 4-1 2 --- O HOU D. Menke S. Blateric -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Don Wilson facing 8-9-1
t8 1-4 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney D. Wilson 2% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 1-4 1 --- O CIN H. McRae D. Wilson 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t8 1-4 2 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Wilson 0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Steve Blateric facing 8-9-1
b8 4-1 0 --- HOU J. Edwards S. Blateric 1% 98% Double
b8 4-1 0 -2- HOU D. Wilson S. Blateric 0% 99% Hit By Pitch
b8 4-1 0 12- O HOU R. Metzger S. Blateric -0% 99% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Edwards to 3B
b8 4-1 1 1-3 O HOU J. Morgan S. Blateric -1% 98% Strikeout
b8 4-1 2 1-3 O HOU C. Cedeno S. Blateric -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Don Wilson facing 2-3-4
t9 1-4 0 --- O CIN T. Helms D. Wilson 2% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 1-4 1 --- O CIN L. May D. Wilson 1% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-4 2 --- O CIN T. Perez D. Wilson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 4.

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