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@CHW
18
6
OAK
@DET
3
7
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@KCR
3
2
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@MIL
5
6
BOS
@MIN
2
6
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@TEX
0
2
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@CIN
3
10
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@LAD
4
3
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@NYM
5
6
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@PHI
6
10
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@SFG
2
3
Saturday, August 31, 1974, 7:00PM
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 41,653, Time of Game: 2:22
Pirates
4
70-62
 Won 2 
1st
at Dodgers
3
83-49
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Larry Demery (6-4)
L: Geoff Zahn (2-4)
S: Dave Giusti (10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  4   0  0  0    4  6  0
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  0    3  8  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rennie Stennett 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .281 .686 -0.090 1.23 0.036 -0.126 -0.7 3 6
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .680 -0.110 1.16 0.000 -0.110 -1.0 1 1
Al Oliver CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .319 .828 -0.014 0.93 0.039 -0.053 -0.2 4 0
Willie Stargell LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 .305 .965 0.109 1.16 0.149 -0.040 0.9 4 0
Richie Zisk RF 4 1 1 3 0 1 .330 .892 0.374 1.51 0.448 -0.074 1.9 2 0 HR
Bob Robertson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .230 .787 -0.030 0.68 0.022 -0.052 -0.1 9 0
   Mario Mendoza PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .526 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Art Howe 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .702 -0.012 0.68 0.032 -0.044 0.2 0 3
Frank Taveras SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .581 -0.047 0.64 0.000 -0.047 -0.4 2 3
   Dave Parker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .748 -0.005 1.04 0.000 -0.005 -0.3
   Ed Kirkpatrick 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .734 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Larry Demery P 3 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .485 0.103 0.72 0.109 -0.007 0.8 0 0 2B
   Dave Giusti P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .311 -0.079 1.35 0.000 -0.079 -1.1 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 33 4 6 4 3 1 .182 .553 0.199 0.99 0.835 -0.637 0.0 27 13
2B: L Demery (1, off G Zahn).
HR: R Zisk (15, off G Zahn; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: R Zisk 4; L Demery 3; A Howe; A Oliver; W Stargell.
GIDP: D Giusti (1).
RBI: R Zisk 3 (84); W Stargell (76).
2-out RBI: R Zisk 3; W Stargell.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 .273 .739 0.045 0.97 0.099 -0.055 0.5 4 2 CS
Bill Buckner LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .312 .743 0.070 1.55 0.156 -0.086 0.3 0 0
Jim Wynn CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .283 .931 -0.008 1.56 0.103 -0.112 0.3 4 0
Steve Garvey 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .843 -0.116 1.20 0.000 -0.116 -1.0 12 0
Willie Crawford RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .302 .834 -0.055 0.98 0.026 -0.080 -0.2 2 0
   Mike Marshall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .429 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .757 -0.144 1.48 0.000 -0.144 -0.7 3 2
Bill Russell SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .272 .693 -0.079 1.25 0.021 -0.100 -0.2 1 9
Steve Yeager C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .263 .750 0.039 1.44 0.145 -0.105 0.4 1 0 HR
Geoff Zahn P 2 1 1 0 0 0 .133 .267 -0.008 0.78 0.016 -0.024 -0.1 0 1
   Von Joshua PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .652 -0.047 1.91 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
   Charlie Hough P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Joe Ferguson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .788 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 1 1 .235 .581 -0.303 1.28 0.566 -0.869 -1.0 27 15
HR: S Yeager (8, off L Demery; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: S Yeager 4; D Lopes 2; W Crawford; J Wynn; G Zahn; B Russell; B Buckner.
RBI: B Buckner (42); J Wynn (95); S Yeager (31).
2-out RBI: J Wynn; B Buckner.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Russell-D Lopes-S Garvey.
E: D Lopes (18).
Baserunning
CS: D Lopes (17, 2nd base by L Demery/M Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Demery, W (6-4) 7 8 3 3 1 0 1 3.63 29 48 -0.008 1.11 0.1
Dave Giusti, S (10) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.62 6 0 0 0.312 2.13 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 1 1 3.00 35 48 0 0 0.304 1.28 1.0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Geoff Zahn, L (2-4) 7 5 4 4 0 1 1 2.35 27 52 -0.273 1.03 -0.9
Charlie Hough 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 3.96 6 0 0 0.023 0.80 0.1
Mike Marshall 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.20 3 1 0 0.053 1.10 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 3 1 1 4.00 36 52 1 0 -0.197 0.99 -0.0
C Hough faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Art Williams.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Rennie Stennett 2B 1 Davey Lopes 2B
2 Manny Sanguillen C 2 Bill Buckner LF
3 Al Oliver CF 3 Jim Wynn CF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Steve Garvey 1B
5 Richie Zisk RF 5 Willie Crawford RF
6 Bob Robertson 1B 6 Ron Cey 3B
7 Art Howe 3B 7 Bill Russell SS
8 Frank Taveras SS 8 Steve Yeager C
9 Larry Demery P 9 Geoff Zahn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-2 2 1-3 RRR PIT R. Zisk G. Zahn 45% 78% Home Run (LF-CF); Oliver Scores; Stargell Scores
b5 0-0 2 1-3 R LAD B. Buckner L. Demery -16% 28% Single to RF; Zahn Scores; Lopes to 3B
b7 2-4 0 --- R LAD S. Yeager L. Demery -14% 66% Home Run
t6 0-2 2 12- R PIT W. Stargell G. Zahn 13% 33% Single to RF; Stennett Scores; Oliver to 3B
b5 1-0 2 1-3 R LAD J. Wynn L. Demery -10% 17% Single to LF; Lopes Scores; Buckner to 2B

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, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Stennett G. Zahn 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen G. Zahn -3% 50% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver G. Zahn -3% 48% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT W. Stargell G. Zahn -2% 45% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- LAD D. Lopes L. Demery -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O LAD B. Buckner L. Demery 3% 45% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O LAD J. Wynn L. Demery 3% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O LAD S. Garvey L. Demery 2% 50% Lopes Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Zisk G. Zahn -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson G. Zahn -2% 46% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT A. Howe G. Zahn -1% 45% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey L. Demery 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- LAD W. Crawford L. Demery -3% 45% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- O LAD R. Cey L. Demery 3% 48% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- LAD B. Russell L. Demery -2% 46% Single to LF; Crawford to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O LAD S. Yeager L. Demery 4% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras G. Zahn -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- PIT L. Demery G. Zahn 3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O PIT R. Stennett G. Zahn -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen G. Zahn -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O LAD G. Zahn L. Demery 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- LAD D. Lopes L. Demery -3% 44% Single to CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- O LAD B. Buckner L. Demery 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 2 1-- O LAD J. Wynn L. Demery 2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver G. Zahn -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-0 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell G. Zahn -2% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Zisk G. Zahn -1% 44% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey L. Demery 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O LAD W. Crawford L. Demery 2% 49% Popfly: SS
b4 0-0 2 --- O LAD R. Cey L. Demery 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson G. Zahn -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Howe G. Zahn -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O PIT F. Taveras G. Zahn -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell L. Demery 3% 47% Lineout: CF
b5 0-0 1 --- O LAD S. Yeager L. Demery 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 2 --- LAD G. Zahn L. Demery -2% 47% Single to SS
b5 0-0 2 1-- LAD D. Lopes L. Demery -4% 43% Single to RF; Zahn to 3B
b5 0-0 2 1-3 R LAD B. Buckner L. Demery -16% 28% Single to RF; Zahn Scores; Lopes to 3B
b5 1-0 2 1-3 R LAD J. Wynn L. Demery -10% 17% Single to LF; Lopes Scores; Buckner to 2B
b5 2-0 2 12- O LAD S. Garvey L. Demery 2% 20% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 9-1-2
t6 0-2 0 --- PIT L. Demery G. Zahn 8% 28% Double to LF
t6 0-2 0 -2- O PIT R. Stennett G. Zahn -8% 21% Fielder's Choice SS; Demery out at 3B/SS-3B; Stennett to 1B
t6 0-2 1 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen G. Zahn -4% 17% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 2 1-- PIT A. Oliver G. Zahn 3% 20% Single to 2B; Stennett to 2B
t6 0-2 2 12- R PIT W. Stargell G. Zahn 13% 33% Single to RF; Stennett Scores; Oliver to 3B
t6 1-2 2 1-3 RRR PIT R. Zisk G. Zahn 45% 78% Home Run (LF-CF); Oliver Scores; Stargell Scores
t6 4-2 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson G. Zahn -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 5-6-7
b6 2-4 0 --- O LAD W. Crawford L. Demery 3% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- O LAD R. Cey L. Demery 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-4 2 --- O LAD B. Russell L. Demery 1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-2, Dodgers' Geoff Zahn facing 7-8-9
t7 4-2 0 --- O PIT A. Howe G. Zahn -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- O PIT F. Taveras G. Zahn -1% 81% Flyball: CF
t7 4-2 2 --- O PIT L. Demery G. Zahn -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Pirates' Larry Demery facing 8-9-1
b7 2-4 0 --- R LAD S. Yeager L. Demery -14% 66% Home Run
Von Joshua pinch hits for Geoff Zahn (P) batting 9th
b7 3-4 0 --- O LAD V. Joshua L. Demery 5% 71% Flyball: LF
b7 3-4 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes L. Demery 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-4 2 --- O LAD B. Buckner L. Demery 2% 76% Lineout: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Dodgers' Charlie Hough facing 1-2-3
Charlie Hough replaces Von Joshua (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-3 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett C. Hough -2% 74% Flyball: RF
t8 4-3 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen C. Hough -1% 73% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t8 4-3 2 --- PIT A. Oliver C. Hough 1% 74% Walk
t8 4-3 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell C. Hough 2% 76% Walk; Oliver to 2B
t8 4-3 2 12- O PIT R. Zisk C. Hough -4% 72% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 3-4-5
Dave Giusti replaces Larry Demery pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-4 0 --- O LAD J. Wynn D. Giusti 6% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-4 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey D. Giusti 4% 82% Popfly: 2B
b8 3-4 2 --- O LAD W. Crawford D. Giusti 3% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Dodgers' Charlie Hough facing 6-7-8
t9 4-3 0 --- PIT B. Robertson C. Hough 2% 87% Walk
Mike Marshall replaces Willie Crawford (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Joe Ferguson replaces Charlie Hough (P) playing RF batting 9th
Mario Mendoza pinch runs for Bob Robertson (1B) batting 6th
t9 4-3 0 1-- PIT A. Howe M. Marshall 3% 90% Single to LF; Mendoza to 2B
Dave Parker pinch hits for Frank Taveras (SS) batting 8th
t9 4-3 0 12- O PIT D. Parker M. Marshall -1% 90% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Mendoza to 3B
t9 4-3 1 1-3 OO PIT D. Giusti M. Marshall -8% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 6-7-8
Ed Kirkpatrick replaces Dave Parker (PH) playing 1B batting 8th
Mario Mendoza moves from PR to SS
b9 3-4 0 --- O LAD R. Cey D. Giusti 8% 90% Strikeout
b9 3-4 1 --- O LAD B. Russell D. Giusti 6% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- O LAD S. Yeager D. Giusti 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Dodgers 3.

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