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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BAL
4
10
OAK
@BOS
7
10
TOR
@CHW
3
2
KCR
@CLE
10
0
MIN
@MIL
3
6
TEX
@NYY
5
7
DET
@SEA
2
7
MON
@ATL
3
9
NYM
@HOU
0
6
CHC
@LAD
8
4
CIN
@PHI
3
2
PIT
@SDP
4
2
STL
@SFG
4
5
Friday, July 15, 1983,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 19,661, Time of Game: 2:14
Mets
0
32-55
 Lost 1 
6th, 12 GB
at Astros
6
46-41
 Won 4 
3rd, 8 GB
W: Bob Knepper (3-9)
L: Ed Lynch (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Astros          0  4  0   0  0  0   1  1  X    6 12  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Oquendo SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .237 .291 .268 .560 -0.008 0.70 0.063 -0.071 -0.3 5 4 CS
Mookie Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249 .281 .328 .608 -0.045 0.49 0.000 -0.045 -0.8 3 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .289 .363 .440 .803 -0.032 0.44 0.012 -0.044 -0.7 7 1 GDP
George Foster LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .299 .440 .739 -0.043 0.42 0.000 -0.043 -0.6 2 0
Dave Kingman RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .209 .272 .423 .696 -0.035 0.48 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 2 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .276 .305 .367 .672 0.009 0.45 0.026 -0.018 -0.1 0 4
Brian Giles 2B 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .243 .318 .297 .615 -0.001 0.61 0.027 -0.029 0.3 3 1
Junior Ortiz C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .161 .190 .161 .350 -0.041 0.81 0.000 -0.041 -0.5 1 1
   Mark Bradley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239 .329 .388 .717 -0.010 0.46 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   Ron Hodges C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .361 .227 .589 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ed Lynch P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .133 .161 .133 .295 -0.027 0.53 0.000 -0.027 -0.4 0 1
   Carlos Diaz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .342 .424 .466 .889 -0.006 0.26 0.000 -0.006 -0.2
   Tom Gorman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 1 8 31 .167 .194 .167 .360 -0.239 0.53 0.128 -0.369 -3.8 24 13
TB: B Giles 2; J Oquendo 2; H Brooks.
GIDP: K Hernandez (4).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Baserunning
CS: J Oquendo (7, 2nd base by B Knepper/G Bjorkman).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 4 2 2 2 1 0 5 .249 .286 .337 .624 0.154 0.55 0.178 -0.024 2.6 2 0 2·3B
Terry Puhl RF 4 0 2 2 0 1 5 .304 .357 .435 .792 0.056 0.36 0.073 -0.016 1.4 2 0 SF
Dickie Thon SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .311 .361 .480 .841 0.004 0.22 0.013 -0.009 -0.2 0 8 IW
Phil Garner 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .241 .325 .368 .694 -0.025 0.35 0.016 -0.041 -0.7 0 1 SB
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .305 .384 .454 .838 -0.050 0.52 0.000 -0.050 -1.4 2 0
Ray Knight 1B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .346 .391 .507 .898 0.014 0.31 0.036 -0.022 -0.1 9 0 3B,CS
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .249 .364 .349 .713 0.047 0.44 0.053 -0.006 1.1 4 2 SB,IW
George Bjorkman C 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .333 .444 .533 .978 -0.044 0.72 0.007 -0.051 -0.3 8 1 HBP,IW
Bob Knepper P 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .214 .227 .357 .584 0.107 0.60 0.118 -0.012 0.2 0 0
Team Totals 34 6 12 6 4 1 40 .353 .425 .529 .954 0.263 0.44 0.494 -0.231 2.6 27 12
3B: O Moreno 2 (11, 1 off E Lynch, 1 off T Gorman); R Knight (3, off C Diaz).
SF: T Puhl (2, off T Gorman).
IBB: B Doran (9, by E Lynch); D Thon (6, by E Lynch); G Bjorkman (2, by C Diaz).
HBP: G Bjorkman (1, by E Lynch).
TB: O Moreno 6; R Knight 5; B Doran 2; T Puhl 2; B Knepper; P Garner; D Thon.
RBI: T Puhl 2 (20); O Moreno 2 (21); B Knepper (4); B Doran (21).
2-out RBI: O Moreno 2; B Knepper; T Puhl; B Doran.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Thon-B Doran-R Knight.
Baserunning
SB: P Garner (11, 2nd base off E Lynch/J Ortiz); B Doran (6, 2nd base off C Diaz/J Ortiz).
CS: R Knight (3, 3rd base by C Diaz/J Ortiz).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Lynch, L (6-4) 4.1 9 4 4 3 0 0 3.86 26 26 -0.274 0.64 -2.7
Carlos Diaz 2.2 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.82 10 2 0 0.013 0.12 0.7
Tom Gorman 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.28 4 0 0 -0.002 0.00 -0.6
Team Totals 8 12 6 6 4 1 0 6.75 40 26 2 0 -0.263 0.44 -2.6

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, W (3-9) 9 5 0 0 1 8 0 3.11 31 84 0.238 0.53 3.8
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 31 84 0.238 0.53 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: E Lynch (2).
HBP: E Lynch (3; G Bjorkman).
IBB: E Lynch 2 (4; B Doran, D Thon); C Diaz (8; G Bjorkman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Fred Brocklander.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 19,661.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Houston Astros
1 Jose Oquendo SS 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Mookie Wilson CF 2 Terry Puhl RF
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Dickie Thon SS
4 George Foster LF 4 Phil Garner 3B
5 Dave Kingman RF 5 Jose Cruz LF
6 Hubie Brooks 3B 6 Ray Knight 1B
7 Brian Giles 2B 7 Bill Doran 2B
8 Junior Ortiz C 8 George Bjorkman C
9 Ed Lynch P 9 Bob Knepper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 2 1-3 RR HOU O. Moreno E. Lynch 17% 84% Triple to RF; Bjorkman Scores; Knepper Scores
b2 0-0 2 1-3 R HOU B. Knepper E. Lynch 12% 67% Single to RF; Knight Scores; Bjorkman to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 6% 52% Oquendo Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 3-0 2 --3 R HOU T. Puhl E. Lynch 5% 89% Single to CF; Moreno Scores
b2 0-0 1 12- O HOU G. Bjorkman E. Lynch -4% 55% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Knight to 3B; Bjorkman to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 6% 52% Oquendo Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 2% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU O. Moreno E. Lynch -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl E. Lynch -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- HOU D. Thon E. Lynch 1% 52% Single to RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU P. Garner E. Lynch -2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman B. Knepper 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper -3% 50% Single to 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM B. Giles B. Knepper 3% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Ortiz B. Knepper 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz E. Lynch -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- HOU R. Knight E. Lynch 3% 55% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- HOU B. Doran E. Lynch 4% 59% Single to LF; Knight to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O HOU G. Bjorkman E. Lynch -4% 55% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Knight to 3B; Bjorkman to 1B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 R HOU B. Knepper E. Lynch 12% 67% Single to RF; Knight Scores; Bjorkman to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 RR HOU O. Moreno E. Lynch 17% 84% Triple to RF; Bjorkman Scores; Knepper Scores
b2 3-0 2 --3 R HOU T. Puhl E. Lynch 5% 89% Single to CF; Moreno Scores
b2 4-0 2 1-- O HOU D. Thon E. Lynch -1% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
t3 0-4 0 --- O NYM E. Lynch B. Knepper 1% 90% Strikeout
t3 0-4 1 --- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper 1% 91% Strikeout
t3 0-4 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 4-5-6
b3 4-0 0 --- HOU P. Garner E. Lynch 1% 92% Single to LF
b3 4-0 0 1-- O HOU J. Cruz E. Lynch -1% 91% Lineout: RF
b3 4-0 1 1-- HOU R. Knight E. Lynch 1% 92% Garner Steals 2B
b3 4-0 1 -2- O HOU R. Knight E. Lynch -1% 91% Lineout: CF
b3 4-0 2 -2- HOU B. Doran E. Lynch 0% 91% Intentional Walk
b3 4-0 2 12- O HOU G. Bjorkman E. Lynch -1% 90% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 1% 91% Lineout: LF
t4 0-4 1 --- O NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O NYM D. Kingman B. Knepper 1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 9-1-2
b4 4-0 0 --- O HOU B. Knepper E. Lynch -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 4-0 1 --- HOU O. Moreno E. Lynch 1% 93% Walk
b4 4-0 1 1-- HOU T. Puhl E. Lynch 2% 95% Single to LF; Moreno to 3B
b4 4-0 1 1-3 HOU D. Thon E. Lynch 0% 95% Wild Pitch; Puhl to 2B
b4 4-0 1 -23 HOU D. Thon E. Lynch 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b4 4-0 1 123 O HOU P. Garner E. Lynch -2% 93% Flyball: 2B
b4 4-0 2 123 O HOU J. Cruz E. Lynch -2% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper 1% 93% Flyball: CF
t5 0-4 1 --- NYM B. Giles B. Knepper -2% 91% Single to 2B
t5 0-4 1 1-- O NYM J. Ortiz B. Knepper 2% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-4 2 1-- O NYM E. Lynch B. Knepper 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 6-7-8
b5 4-0 0 --- HOU R. Knight E. Lynch 1% 95% Single to LF
b5 4-0 0 1-- O HOU B. Doran E. Lynch -1% 95% Flyball: LF
b5 4-0 1 1-- HOU G. Bjorkman E. Lynch 1% 95% Hit By Pitch; Knight to 2B
Carlos Diaz replaces Ed Lynch pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 1 12- O HOU B. Knepper C. Diaz -1% 94% Knight Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B-SS)
b5 4-0 2 1-- O HOU B. Knepper C. Diaz -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -3% 91% Single to LF
t6 0-4 0 1-- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 2% 93% Flyball: RF
t6 0-4 1 1-- OO NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 3% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Carlos Diaz facing 1-2-3
b6 4-0 0 --- O HOU O. Moreno C. Diaz -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 4-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl C. Diaz -0% 96% Strikeout
b6 4-0 2 --- O HOU D. Thon C. Diaz -0% 95% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
t7 0-4 0 --- O NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 1% 97% Flyball: LF
t7 0-4 1 --- O NYM D. Kingman B. Knepper 1% 97% Flyball: 1B
t7 0-4 2 --- O NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Carlos Diaz facing 4-5-6
b7 4-0 0 --- O HOU P. Garner C. Diaz -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-0 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz C. Diaz -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- HOU R. Knight C. Diaz 0% 98% Triple to CF
b7 4-0 2 --3 R HOU B. Doran C. Diaz 1% 99% Single to CF; Knight Scores
b7 5-0 2 1-- HOU G. Bjorkman C. Diaz 0% 99% Doran Steals 2B
b7 5-0 2 -2- HOU G. Bjorkman C. Diaz 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b7 5-0 2 12- O HOU B. Knepper C. Diaz -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 7-8-9
t8 0-5 0 --- NYM B. Giles B. Knepper -1% 98% Single to CF
Mark Bradley pinch hits for Junior Ortiz (C) batting 8th
t8 0-5 0 1-- O NYM M. Bradley B. Knepper 1% 99% Strikeout
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Carlos Diaz (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYM R. Staub B. Knepper 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Giles to 2B
t8 0-5 2 -2- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 1-2-3
Tom Gorman replaces Rusty Staub (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ron Hodges replaces Mark Bradley (PH) playing C batting 8th
b8 5-0 0 --- HOU O. Moreno T. Gorman 0% 100% Triple to RF
b8 5-0 0 --3 RO HOU T. Puhl T. Gorman 0% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Moreno Scores
b8 6-0 1 --- O HOU D. Thon T. Gorman -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-0 2 --- O HOU P. Garner T. Gorman -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 6.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 2-3-4
t9 0-6 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-6 1 --- O NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-6 2 --- O NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 6.

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