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TEX
@BAL
2
1
 
(10)
CLE
@BOS
5
4
 
(11)
KCR
@DET
7
4
MIL
@NYY
0
3
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@SEA
2
0
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@TOR
5
9
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5
3
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@LAD
1
5
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@PIT
12
6
Thursday, April 7, 1977,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 51,022, Time of Game: 2:20
Giants
1
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
at Dodgers
5
1-0
Won 1 
1st
W: Don Sutton (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Dodgers         1  0  0   0  1  1   2  0  X    5  9  1

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gary Thomasson CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 .250 1.250 0.014 1.07 0.100 -0.086 0.1 3 0 HR
Rob Andrews 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.007 0.73 0.041 -0.048 -0.2 2 0
Bill Madlock 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.114 0.72 0.000 -0.114 -1.1 0 1 GDP
Darrell Evans LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 .500 1.750 0.085 0.65 0.094 -0.009 0.5 4 0 2B
Willie McCovey 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.181 1.14 0.000 -0.181 -1.5 3 0
Terry Whitfield RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.068 0.68 0.000 -0.068 -0.7 3 0
Chris Speier SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.069 0.92 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 1 2
Marc Hill C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.167 0.006 0.61 0.028 -0.022 0.1 8 0
John Montefusco P 2 0 1 0 0 1 .500 1.000 -0.007 0.92 0.021 -0.028 -0.0 0 0
   Derrel Thomas PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
   Charlie Williams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Lavelle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 3 6 .133 .479 -0.354 0.81 0.284 -0.638 -3.4 24 4
2B: D Evans (1, off D Sutton).
HR: G Thomasson (1, off D Sutton; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: G Thomasson 4; D Evans 2; M Hill; J Montefusco.
GIDP: B Madlock (1).
RBI: G Thomasson (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: C Speier (1).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.131 1.11 0.019 -0.150 -1.6 3 4 SB
Bill Russell SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 .250 .700 -0.014 1.12 0.036 -0.050 -0.3 0 4 2B,SF
Reggie Smith RF 3 2 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 -0.064 1.03 0.018 -0.082 -0.4 2 0 IW
Ron Cey 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .333 1.167 0.093 0.88 0.140 -0.047 1.3 0 3 2B
Steve Garvey 1B 4 1 2 2 0 2 .500 1.000 0.021 0.90 0.072 -0.051 1.4 10 2
Rick Monday CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.070 0.68 0.000 -0.070 -1.3 4 0
Dusty Baker LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 0.050 0.70 0.066 -0.016 0.7 0 0
   John Hale PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Steve Yeager C 4 0 2 1 0 1 .500 1.000 0.167 1.05 0.186 -0.019 0.9 6 0
Don Sutton P 3 0 1 0 1 2 .333 .833 0.094 1.11 0.128 -0.033 0.4 2 0
Team Totals 33 5 9 5 4 8 .273 .675 0.146 0.97 0.665 -0.518 1.1 27 13
2B: R Cey (1, off J Montefusco); B Russell (1, off C Williams).
SF: B Russell (1, off J Montefusco).
IBB: R Smith (1, by C Williams).
TB: B Russell 2; S Garvey 2; S Yeager 2; R Cey 2; D Baker; D Sutton; R Smith.
RBI: S Garvey 2 (2); S Yeager (1); B Russell (1); R Cey (1).
2-out RBI: R Cey; S Yeager.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Russell-D Lopes-S Garvey; D Lopes-S Garvey.
E: R Cey (1).
Baserunning
SB: D Lopes (1, 2nd base off J Montefusco/M Hill).

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Montefusco, L (0-1) 6 7 3 2 1 6 0 3.00 27 53 -0.073 1.21 -0.1
Charlie Williams 0.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 54.00 5 0 0 -0.089 0.62 -2.7
Gary Lavelle 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 6 2 0 0.017 0.14 1.7
Team Totals 8 9 5 4 4 8 0 4.50 38 53 2 0 -0.145 0.97 -1.1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Sutton, W (1-0) 9 4 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 33 78 0.355 0.81 3.4
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 33 78 0.355 0.81 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Williams (1; R Smith).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - John McSherry.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

San Francisco Giants         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Gary Thomasson CF 1 Davey Lopes 2B
2 Rob Andrews 2B 2 Bill Russell SS
3 Bill Madlock 3B 3 Reggie Smith RF
4 Darrell Evans LF 4 Ron Cey 3B
5 Willie McCovey 1B 5 Steve Garvey 1B
6 Terry Whitfield RF 6 Rick Monday CF
7 Chris Speier SS 7 Dusty Baker LF
8 Marc Hill C 8 Steve Yeager C
9 John Montefusco P 9 Don Sutton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-2 0 1-- OO SFG W. McCovey D. Sutton 12% 73% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b6 2-1 2 12- R LAD S. Yeager J. Montefusco 12% 86% Single to RF; Garvey Scores/unER; Baker to 3B; Yeager to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 0-1 2 1-- R LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco 12% 53% Double to LF; Smith Scores
t1 0-0 0 --- R SFG G. Thomasson D. Sutton -10% 40% Home Run
b5 1-1 0 12- LAD D. Sutton J. Montefusco 9% 77% Walk; Baker to 3B; Yeager to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- R SFG G. Thomasson D. Sutton -10% 40% Home Run
t1 1-0 0 --- O SFG R. Andrews D. Sutton 2% 42% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 1 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Sutton 1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- SFG D. Evans D. Sutton -2% 41% Double to RF
t1 1-0 2 -2- O SFG W. McCovey D. Sutton 3% 44% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -2% 42% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-1 1 --- O LAD B. Russell J. Montefusco -2% 40% Lineout: LF
b1 0-1 2 --- LAD R. Smith J. Montefusco 1% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-1 2 1-- R LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco 12% 53% Double to LF; Smith Scores
b1 1-1 2 -2- O LAD S. Garvey J. Montefusco -3% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Sutton 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 1-1 1 --- O SFG C. Speier D. Sutton 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-1 2 --- SFG M. Hill D. Sutton -1% 53% Walk
t2 1-1 2 1-- SFG J. Montefusco D. Sutton -2% 51% Single to LF; Hill to 2B
t2 1-1 2 12- O SFG G. Thomasson D. Sutton 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O LAD R. Monday J. Montefusco -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- O LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 2 --- O LAD S. Yeager J. Montefusco -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- SFG R. Andrews D. Sutton -4% 46% Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball); Andrews to 1B
t3 1-1 0 1-- OO SFG B. Madlock D. Sutton 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- SFG D. Evans D. Sutton -1% 53% Walk
t3 1-1 2 1-- O SFG W. McCovey D. Sutton 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- LAD D. Sutton J. Montefusco 4% 59% Single to LF
b3 1-1 0 1-- O LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -4% 56% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-1 1 1-- LAD B. Russell J. Montefusco 2% 58% Lopes Steals 2B
b3 1-1 1 -2- O LAD B. Russell J. Montefusco -3% 54% Flyball: RF; Lopes to 3B
b3 1-1 2 --3 O LAD R. Smith J. Montefusco -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 6-7-8
t4 1-1 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Sutton 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 1-1 1 --- O SFG C. Speier D. Sutton 2% 55% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-1 2 --- SFG M. Hill D. Sutton -1% 53% Single to LF
t4 1-1 2 1-- O SFG J. Montefusco D. Sutton 3% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- O LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey J. Montefusco -2% 51% Strikeout
b4 1-1 2 --- O LAD R. Monday J. Montefusco -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
t5 1-1 0 --- O SFG G. Thomasson D. Sutton 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 1-1 1 --- O SFG R. Andrews D. Sutton 2% 55% Flyball: RF
t5 1-1 2 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Sutton 1% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco 5% 61% Single to CF
b5 1-1 0 1-- LAD S. Yeager J. Montefusco 7% 68% Single to LF; Baker to 2B
b5 1-1 0 12- LAD D. Sutton J. Montefusco 9% 77% Walk; Baker to 3B; Yeager to 2B
b5 1-1 0 123 O LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -8% 69% Strikeout
b5 1-1 1 123 RO LAD B. Russell J. Montefusco 2% 71% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Baker Scores
b5 2-1 2 12- O LAD R. Smith J. Montefusco -4% 67% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- SFG D. Evans D. Sutton -6% 61% Walk
t6 1-2 0 1-- OO SFG W. McCovey D. Sutton 12% 73% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 2 --- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Sutton 2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' John Montefusco facing 4-5-6
b6 2-1 0 --- O LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco -2% 72% Lineout: LF
b6 2-1 1 --- LAD S. Garvey J. Montefusco 2% 75% Single to CF
b6 2-1 1 1-- O LAD R. Monday J. Montefusco -3% 72% Lineout: CF
b6 2-1 2 1-- LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco 2% 74% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Garvey to 2B; Baker to 1B
b6 2-1 2 12- R LAD S. Yeager J. Montefusco 12% 86% Single to RF; Garvey Scores/unER; Baker to 3B; Yeager to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 3-1 2 -23 O LAD D. Sutton J. Montefusco -3% 82% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 7-8-9
t7 1-3 0 --- O SFG C. Speier D. Sutton 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-3 1 --- O SFG M. Hill D. Sutton 2% 88% Popfly: 2B
Derrel Thomas pinch hits for John Montefusco (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 2 --- O SFG D. Thomas D. Sutton 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Giants' Charlie Williams facing 1-2-3
Charlie Williams replaces Derrel Thomas (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-1 0 --- O LAD D. Lopes C. Williams -1% 88% Flyball: RF
b7 3-1 1 --- LAD B. Russell C. Williams 2% 90% Double to LF
b7 3-1 1 -2- LAD R. Smith C. Williams 1% 91% Intentional Walk
b7 3-1 1 12- LAD R. Cey C. Williams 2% 93% Walk; Russell to 3B; Smith to 2B
b7 3-1 1 123 RR LAD S. Garvey C. Williams 5% 98% Single to RF; Russell Scores; Smith Scores; Cey to 3B
Gary Lavelle replaces Charlie Williams pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 1 1-3 O LAD R. Monday G. Lavelle -1% 97% Strikeout
b7 5-1 2 1-3 LAD D. Baker G. Lavelle 0% 98% Walk; Garvey to 2B
John Hale pinch runs for Dusty Baker (LF) batting 7th
b7 5-1 2 123 O LAD S. Yeager G. Lavelle -1% 97% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-5, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
John Hale moves from PR to LF
t8 1-5 0 --- O SFG G. Thomasson D. Sutton 1% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 1-5 1 --- O SFG R. Andrews D. Sutton 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 2 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Sutton 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Giants' Gary Lavelle facing 9-1-2
b8 5-1 0 --- O LAD D. Sutton G. Lavelle -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 5-1 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes G. Lavelle -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-1 2 --- O LAD B. Russell G. Lavelle -0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-5, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
t9 1-5 0 --- O SFG D. Evans D. Sutton 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 1-5 1 --- O SFG W. McCovey D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-5 2 --- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Sutton 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers 5.

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