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SEA
@CHW
0
4
BOS
@CLE
3
4
 
(10)
CAL
@KCR
1
2
 
(10)
MIL
@MIN
14
11
TEX
@NYY
0
3
OAK
@TOR
4
2
 
(14)
PHI
@HOU
4
2
PIT
@LAD
1
3
CIN
@MON
6
9
CHC
@SDP
2
1
STL
@SFG
2
4
Saturday, May 17, 1980,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 43,525, Time of Game: 2:25
Phillies
4
15-13
 Won 3 
2nd, 3 GB
at Astros
2
18-14
 Lost 5 
3rd, 1½ GB
L: Joe Niekro (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  4  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    4 12  0
Astros          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  9  1

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 .243 .687 0.000 0.45 0.038 -0.037 -0.1 6 0 GDP
Bake McBride RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .305 .747 -0.012 0.65 0.025 -0.037 -0.5 4 1
Mike Schmidt 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .971 -0.078 0.73 0.008 -0.086 -0.8 1 3
Greg Luzinski LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .250 .863 0.069 0.90 0.094 -0.024 0.7 1 0
   Greg Gross LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .128 .376 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Boone C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .229 .629 0.028 0.79 0.062 -0.034 -0.2 6 2
Garry Maddox CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .634 -0.041 0.69 0.040 -0.080 -0.4 4 0 SB
Larry Bowa SS 4 1 0 1 0 1 .255 .636 -0.032 1.06 0.021 -0.053 -0.7 2 0
Manny Trillo 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .381 .885 -0.020 0.56 0.018 -0.038 -0.4 3 1
Larry Christenson P 2 1 1 3 0 0 .500 1.571 0.235 0.93 0.243 -0.007 2.6 0 2 HR
   Kevin Saucier P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.012 0.49 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
   George Vukovich PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .864 0.006 0.14 0.006 0.000 0.2
   Dickie Noles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 36 4 12 4 1 5 .333 .768 0.143 0.71 0.555 -0.408 0.3 27 10
HR: L Christenson (1, off J Niekro; 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
TB: L Christenson 4; G Luzinski 2; G Maddox 2; P Rose 2; M Trillo 2; B McBride; M Schmidt; G Vukovich.
GIDP: P Rose (6).
RBI: L Christenson 3 (3); L Bowa (7).
2-out RBI: L Christenson 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: B McBride (J Morgan at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: G Maddox (5, 2nd base off J Niekro/A Ashby).
Pickoffs: G Maddox (1st base by J Andujar).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denny Walling 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .698 -0.080 0.87 0.000 -0.080 -0.7 11 2
Terry Puhl RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .308 .889 0.010 0.88 0.061 -0.051 0.2 0 0 2B
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .229 .733 -0.109 1.08 0.012 -0.121 -0.9 5 0 2B
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 2 0 1 1 .311 .775 0.004 1.16 0.084 -0.080 0.2 1 1
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 1 2 0 1 .318 .871 0.048 1.50 0.132 -0.084 1.0 3 1
Enos Cabell 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .303 .722 -0.066 1.02 0.019 -0.085 -0.5 0 2
Alan Ashby C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .246 .738 -0.055 0.86 0.016 -0.071 -0.3 4 1
Craig Reynolds SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .497 -0.042 0.85 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 0 2
   Rafael Landestoy PH-SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .614 -0.045 0.94 0.000 -0.045 -0.3 1 1
Joe Niekro P 2 1 1 0 0 1 .211 .513 0.002 0.94 0.031 -0.029 0.2 2 3
   Julio Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .318 -0.022 0.93 0.000 -0.022 -0.1
   Joaquin Andujar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 2 7 .273 .648 -0.355 1.03 0.355 -0.710 -1.7 27 14
2B: J Morgan (4, off K Saucier); T Puhl (5, off L Christenson).
TB: J Morgan 3; T Puhl 3; J Cruz 2; A Ashby; J Niekro; C Cedeno.
RBI: C Cedeno 2 (10).
2-out RBI: C Cedeno 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Andujar-R Landestoy-D Walling; C Cedeno-D Walling.
E: J Andujar (1).
Outfield Assists: C Cedeno (B McBride at 1st base); J Cruz (M Trillo at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Morgan (1st base by L Christenson); J Cruz (2nd base by L Christenson).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Christenson, W (3-0) 5 7 2 2 1 5 0 4.76 21 49 0.078 1.04 0.1
Kevin Saucier, H (1) 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.18 11 0 0 0.206 1.01 1.2
Dickie Noles, S (3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.20 3 0 0 0.072 1.00 0.4
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 7 0 2.00 35 49 0 0 0.356 1.03 1.7

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Niekro, L (4-3) 7 9 4 4 1 4 1 3.17 30 46 -0.177 0.82 -1.1
Joaquin Andujar 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.63 7 0 0 0.032 0.30 0.8
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 1 5 1 4.00 37 46 0 0 -0.145 0.71 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Niekro (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: L Christenson 2 (2; J Morgan, 1st base, J Cruz, 2nd base); J Andujar (0; G Maddox, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Paul Runge.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros
1 Pete Rose 1B 1 Denny Walling 1B
2 Bake McBride RF 2 Terry Puhl RF
3 Mike Schmidt 3B 3 Joe Morgan 2B
4 Greg Luzinski LF 4 Jose Cruz LF
5 Bob Boone C 5 Cesar Cedeno CF
6 Garry Maddox CF 6 Enos Cabell 3B
7 Larry Bowa SS 7 Alan Ashby C
8 Manny Trillo 2B 8 Craig Reynolds SS
9 Larry Christenson P 9 Joe Niekro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 12- RRR PHI L. Christenson J. Niekro 24% 86% Home Run; Bowa Scores; Trillo Scores
b3 0-4 2 123 RR HOU C. Cedeno L. Christenson -13% 71% Single to CF; Niekro Scores; Puhl Scores; Cruz to 2B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 O PHI G. Maddox J. Niekro -7% 58% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- PHI B. Boone J. Niekro 6% 60% Walk; Luzinski to 2B
b3 2-4 2 12- O HOU E. Cabell L. Christenson 5% 76% Cruz Picked off 2B (P-SS)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI P. Rose J. Niekro -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- PHI B. McBride J. Niekro 2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO PHI M. Schmidt J. Niekro -5% 46% Line Drive Double Play: CF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU D. Walling L. Christenson 2% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl L. Christenson 1% 49% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- HOU J. Morgan L. Christenson -1% 48% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU J. Cruz L. Christenson 2% 50% Morgan Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- PHI G. Luzinski J. Niekro 4% 54% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- PHI B. Boone J. Niekro 6% 60% Walk; Luzinski to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- PHI G. Maddox J. Niekro 4% 64% Wild Pitch; Luzinski to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 O PHI G. Maddox J. Niekro -7% 58% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 1 1-3 RO PHI L. Bowa J. Niekro 2% 60% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Luzinski Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-- PHI M. Trillo J. Niekro 2% 62% Single to RF; Bowa to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- RRR PHI L. Christenson J. Niekro 24% 86% Home Run; Bowa Scores; Trillo Scores
t2 4-0 2 --- O PHI P. Rose J. Niekro -0% 86% Groundout: 1B-P
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- HOU J. Cruz L. Christenson -3% 83% Single to LF
b2 0-4 0 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno L. Christenson 3% 85% Strikeout
b2 0-4 1 1-- O HOU E. Cabell L. Christenson 2% 87% Strikeout
b2 0-4 2 1-- HOU A. Ashby L. Christenson -2% 86% Single to CF; Cruz to 2B
b2 0-4 2 12- O HOU C. Reynolds L. Christenson 3% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 2-3-4
t3 4-0 0 --- O PHI B. McBride J. Niekro -1% 88% Strikeout
t3 4-0 1 --- PHI M. Schmidt J. Niekro 1% 89% Single to LF
t3 4-0 1 1-- PHI G. Luzinski J. Niekro 1% 90% Single to RF; Schmidt to 2B
t3 4-0 1 12- O PHI B. Boone J. Niekro -1% 89% Popfly: 2B
t3 4-0 2 12- O PHI G. Maddox J. Niekro -1% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- HOU J. Niekro L. Christenson -3% 84% Single to CF
b3 0-4 0 1-- O HOU D. Walling L. Christenson 3% 87% Strikeout
b3 0-4 1 1-- HOU T. Puhl L. Christenson -3% 84% Single to CF; Niekro to 2B
b3 0-4 1 12- O HOU J. Morgan L. Christenson 4% 87% Flyball: RF
b3 0-4 2 12- HOU J. Cruz L. Christenson -3% 84% Walk; Niekro to 3B; Puhl to 2B
b3 0-4 2 123 RR HOU C. Cedeno L. Christenson -13% 71% Single to CF; Niekro Scores; Puhl Scores; Cruz to 2B
b3 2-4 2 12- O HOU E. Cabell L. Christenson 5% 76% Cruz Picked off 2B (P-SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 7-8-9
t4 4-2 0 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Niekro -1% 74% Groundout: P-1B
t4 4-2 1 --- O PHI M. Trillo J. Niekro -1% 73% Strikeout (C-1B)
t4 4-2 2 --- O PHI L. Christenson J. Niekro -1% 73% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 6-7-8
b4 2-4 0 --- O HOU E. Cabell L. Christenson 3% 75% Popfly: 2B
b4 2-4 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby L. Christenson 2% 77% Strikeout
b4 2-4 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds L. Christenson 1% 78% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
t5 4-2 0 --- PHI P. Rose J. Niekro 2% 81% Single to SS
t5 4-2 0 1-- O PHI B. McBride J. Niekro -2% 78% Flyball: CF
t5 4-2 1 1-- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Niekro -2% 77% Popfly: 2B
t5 4-2 2 1-- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Niekro -1% 75% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 9-1-2
b5 2-4 0 --- O HOU J. Niekro L. Christenson 3% 78% Strikeout
b5 2-4 1 --- O HOU D. Walling L. Christenson 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-4 2 --- HOU T. Puhl L. Christenson -3% 77% Double to RF
b5 2-4 2 -2- O HOU J. Morgan L. Christenson 4% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 5-6-7
t6 4-2 0 --- O PHI B. Boone J. Niekro -1% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 4-2 1 --- PHI G. Maddox J. Niekro 2% 81% Single to LF
t6 4-2 1 1-- PHI L. Bowa J. Niekro 1% 83% Maddox Steals 2B
t6 4-2 1 -2- O PHI L. Bowa J. Niekro -2% 80% Strikeout
t6 4-2 2 -2- O PHI M. Trillo J. Niekro -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Kevin Saucier facing 4-5-6
Kevin Saucier replaces Larry Christenson pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-4 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz K. Saucier 3% 81% Strikeout
b6 2-4 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno K. Saucier 2% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 2-4 2 --- HOU E. Cabell K. Saucier -2% 81% Walk
b6 2-4 2 1-- O HOU A. Ashby K. Saucier 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 9-1-2
t7 4-2 0 --- O PHI K. Saucier J. Niekro -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- PHI P. Rose J. Niekro 1% 85% Single to CF
t7 4-2 1 1-- O PHI B. McBride J. Niekro -1% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Rose to 2B
t7 4-2 2 -2- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Niekro -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Kevin Saucier facing 8-9-1
Rafael Landestoy pinch hits for Craig Reynolds (SS) batting 8th
b7 2-4 0 --- O HOU R. Landestoy K. Saucier 3% 85% Popfly: 1B
Julio Gonzalez pinch hits for Joe Niekro (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 1 --- O HOU J. Gonzalez K. Saucier 2% 87% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 2 --- O HOU D. Walling K. Saucier 1% 89% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
Joaquin Andujar replaces Julio Gonzalez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Rafael Landestoy moves from PH to SS
t8 4-2 0 --- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Andujar -1% 88% Strikeout
t8 4-2 1 --- O PHI B. Boone J. Andujar -1% 87% Popfly: 2B
t8 4-2 2 --- PHI G. Maddox J. Andujar 1% 88% Single to CF
t8 4-2 2 1-- PHI L. Bowa J. Andujar 1% 88% Maddox Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Maddox to 2B
t8 4-2 2 -2- O PHI L. Bowa J. Andujar -2% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Kevin Saucier facing 2-3-4
Greg Gross replaces Greg Luzinski playing LF batting 4th
b8 2-4 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl K. Saucier 4% 90% Flyball: CF
b8 2-4 1 --- O HOU J. Morgan K. Saucier 2% 93% Double to RF; Morgan out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
b8 2-4 2 --- HOU J. Cruz K. Saucier -2% 90% Single to LF
b8 2-4 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno K. Saucier 4% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 8-9-1
t9 4-2 0 --- O PHI M. Trillo J. Andujar -1% 93% Single to LF; Trillo out at 2B/LF-2B
George Vukovich pinch hits for Kevin Saucier (P) batting 9th
t9 4-2 1 --- PHI G. Vukovich J. Andujar 1% 94% Single to CF
t9 4-2 1 1-- OO PHI P. Rose J. Andujar -1% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Phillies' Dickie Noles facing 6-7-8
Dickie Noles replaces George Vukovich (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-4 0 --- O HOU E. Cabell D. Noles 4% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b9 2-4 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby D. Noles 2% 99% Popfly: SS
b9 2-4 2 --- O HOU R. Landestoy D. Noles 1% 100% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Astros 2.

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