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CHW
@BAL
5
3
KCR
@CLE
4
1
NYY
@DET
0
1
SEA
@MIN
1
6
SEA
@MIN
13
3
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@OAK
2
4
 
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@TEX
2
3
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@TOR
4
5
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@CIN
4
0
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@CIN
6
7
 
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@LAD
0
5
STL
@MON
3
1
PHI
@NYM
8
4
HOU
@SDP
5
1
Friday, August 14, 1981, 7:40PM
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 35,592, Time of Game: 3:02
Braves
0
29-30
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
at Dodgers
5
39-23
 Won 1 
1st
W: Dave Goltz (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  2
Dodgers         0  0  0   3  2  0   0  0  X    5 11  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Miller RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .227 .286 .264 .549 -0.053 0.71 0.028 -0.081 -0.9 2 0 CS
Rufino Linares LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .268 .286 .394 .680 -0.033 0.34 0.000 -0.033 -0.6 3 0
Chris Chambliss 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .344 .376 .719 -0.041 0.42 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 5 0
Bob Horner 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .271 .342 .406 .748 0.014 0.50 0.039 -0.026 -0.1 0 2
Dale Murphy CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .253 .319 .373 .692 0.046 0.57 0.062 -0.016 0.3 3 0
Glenn Hubbard 2B 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 .251 .335 .361 .696 -0.016 1.04 0.042 -0.058 -0.1 1 1
Bruce Benedict C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .281 .355 .384 .739 -0.115 1.31 0.000 -0.115 -1.3 6 0 GDP
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rafael Ramirez SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .222 .304 .292 .596 -0.025 0.73 0.025 -0.051 0.3 3 3
John Montefusco P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077 .077 .154 .231 -0.024 0.99 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   Steve Bedrosian P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Asselstine PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .288 .364 .652 -0.019 0.68 0.000 -0.019 -0.2
   Preston Hanna P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Bradford P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Owen C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.4 1 0
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 4 8 32 .107 .219 .107 .326 -0.277 0.67 0.196 -0.475 -3.8 24 6
TB: R Ramirez 2; D Murphy.
GIDP: B Benedict (6).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Hubbard-R Ramirez-C Chambliss; R Ramirez-C Chambliss.
E: E Miller (1); B Horner (7).
Baserunning
CS: E Miller (2, 2nd base by D Goltz/M Scioscia).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .184 .277 .279 .556 -0.145 0.86 0.000 -0.145 -1.8 3 3 GDP
Ken Landreaux CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .322 .409 .731 -0.014 0.60 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 0 0
   Derrel Thomas CF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .257 .344 .312 .656 0.092 0.35 0.093 0.000 0.9 0 0
Dusty Baker LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .303 .345 .440 .785 0.104 0.64 0.115 -0.011 1.4 1 0
Steve Garvey 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .277 .322 .415 .737 -0.112 0.83 0.002 -0.113 -1.1 14 0
Ron Cey 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .275 .361 .463 .824 0.079 0.99 0.095 -0.017 0.6 0 1
Pedro Guerrero RF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .321 .373 .536 .909 0.081 0.77 0.093 -0.011 1.7 1 1
Mike Scioscia C 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .294 .368 .341 .709 0.125 0.90 0.126 -0.001 1.8 7 1
Bill Russell SS 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .202 .251 .254 .506 -0.037 0.90 0.016 -0.053 -2.0 1 8 SF,GDP
Dave Goltz P 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .222 .000 .222 0.049 1.03 0.049 0.000 0.6 0 1 HBP
   Alejandro Pena P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 0 1
Team Totals 33 5 11 5 3 7 38 .333 .395 .333 .728 0.220 0.75 0.589 -0.367 1.6 27 16
SF: B Russell (2, off S Bedrosian).
HBP: D Goltz (1, by S Bedrosian).
TB: M Scioscia 3; P Guerrero 2; D Thomas 2; D Baker 2; D Lopes; R Cey.
GIDP: D Lopes (4); B Russell (6).
RBI: P Guerrero 2 (34); M Scioscia (12); B Russell (13); R Cey (34).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Russell-D Lopes-S Garvey.
PB: M Scioscia (7).
Outfield Assists: P Guerrero (D Murphy at 1st base).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Montefusco, L (1-3) 3.1 6 3 3 1 4 0 4.05 16 39 -0.168 1.34 -1.8
Steve Bedrosian 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 3 1 0.003 1.15 0.5
Preston Hanna 0.1 3 2 2 1 1 0 6.55 5 0 0 -0.071 0.56 -2.4
Larry Bradford 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.18 6 2 0 0.013 0.11 1.2
Al Hrabosky 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.43 8 0 0 0.003 0.03 0.8
Team Totals 8 11 5 5 3 7 0 5.62 38 39 5 1 -0.220 0.75 -1.7

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Goltz, W (2-0) 5 2 0 0 3 4 0 2.34 18 64 0.239 1.05 2.1
Alejandro Pena, S (1) 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 14 0 0 0.040 0.20 1.7
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 8 0 0.00 32 64 0 0 0.279 0.67 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: D Goltz (2).
HBP: S Bedrosian (1; D Goltz).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 35,592.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Eddie Miller RF 1 Davey Lopes 2B
2 Rufino Linares LF 2 Ken Landreaux CF
3 Chris Chambliss 1B 3 Dusty Baker LF
4 Bob Horner 3B 4 Steve Garvey 1B
5 Dale Murphy CF 5 Ron Cey 3B
6 Glenn Hubbard 2B 6 Pedro Guerrero RF
7 Bruce Benedict C 7 Mike Scioscia C
8 Rafael Ramirez SS 8 Bill Russell SS
9 John Montefusco P 9 Dave Goltz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 1 12- OO LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 1-3 R LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco 9% 73% Single to LF; Thomas Scores; Baker to 2B
b4 0-0 0 -2- LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco 8% 72% Single to LF; Thomas to 3B
b4 0-0 0 --- LAD D. Thomas J. Montefusco 8% 64% Single to RF; Thomas to 2B/Adv on E9
b4 1-0 1 123 R LAD M. Scioscia J. Montefusco 8% 87% Single to LF; Baker Scores; Cey to 3B; Guerrero to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Dave Goltz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL E. Miller D. Goltz 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL R. Linares D. Goltz 1% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL C. Chambliss D. Goltz 1% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Montefusco facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux J. Montefusco -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Dave Goltz facing 4-5-6
Derrel Thomas replaces Ken Landreaux playing CF batting 2nd
t2 0-0 0 --- ATL B. Horner D. Goltz -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- ATL D. Murphy D. Goltz -6% 40% Walk; Horner to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O ATL G. Hubbard D. Goltz 6% 46% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 12- O ATL B. Benedict D. Goltz 4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Horner to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O ATL R. Ramirez D. Goltz 5% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Montefusco facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey J. Montefusco -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- O LAD P. Guerrero J. Montefusco -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Dave Goltz facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O ATL J. Montefusco D. Goltz 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- ATL E. Miller D. Goltz -3% 50% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Miller to 1B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O ATL R. Linares D. Goltz 4% 54% Miller Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 0-0 2 --- O ATL R. Linares D. Goltz 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Montefusco facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- LAD M. Scioscia J. Montefusco 4% 59% Single to LF
b3 0-0 0 1-- O LAD B. Russell J. Montefusco -4% 55% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- LAD D. Goltz J. Montefusco 4% 60% Walk; Scioscia to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- OO LAD D. Lopes J. Montefusco -10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Dave Goltz facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O ATL C. Chambliss D. Goltz 3% 53% Lineout: RF
t4 0-0 1 --- O ATL B. Horner D. Goltz 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O ATL D. Murphy D. Goltz 1% 56% Single to RF; Murphy out at 1B/RF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Montefusco facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- LAD D. Thomas J. Montefusco 8% 64% Single to RF; Thomas to 2B/Adv on E9
b4 0-0 0 -2- LAD D. Baker J. Montefusco 8% 72% Single to LF; Thomas to 3B
b4 0-0 0 1-3 O LAD S. Garvey J. Montefusco -7% 65% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 1-3 R LAD R. Cey J. Montefusco 9% 73% Single to LF; Thomas Scores; Baker to 2B
b4 1-0 1 12- LAD P. Guerrero J. Montefusco 5% 79% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Baker to 3B; Cey to 2B
b4 1-0 1 123 R LAD M. Scioscia J. Montefusco 8% 87% Single to LF; Baker Scores; Cey to 3B; Guerrero to 2B
Steve Bedrosian replaces John Montefusco pitching and batting 9th
b4 2-0 1 123 RO LAD B. Russell S. Bedrosian 2% 88% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Cey Scores; Guerrero to 3B
b4 3-0 2 1-3 LAD D. Goltz S. Bedrosian 1% 89% Hit By Pitch; Scioscia to 2B
b4 3-0 2 123 O LAD D. Lopes S. Bedrosian -3% 86% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Dave Goltz facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- ATL G. Hubbard D. Goltz -4% 83% Walk
t5 0-3 0 1-- OO ATL B. Benedict D. Goltz 7% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- ATL R. Ramirez D. Goltz -1% 89% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
Brian Asselstine pinch hits for Steve Bedrosian (P) batting 9th
t5 0-3 2 1-- O ATL B. Asselstine D. Goltz 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Preston Hanna facing 2-3-4
Preston Hanna replaces Brian Asselstine (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-0 0 --- LAD D. Thomas P. Hanna 1% 92% Single to CF
b5 3-0 0 1-- LAD D. Baker P. Hanna 3% 95% Single to RF; Thomas to 3B
b5 3-0 0 1-3 O LAD S. Garvey P. Hanna -2% 93% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 1-3 LAD R. Cey P. Hanna 1% 94% Walk; Baker to 2B
b5 3-0 1 123 RR LAD P. Guerrero P. Hanna 4% 97% Single to LF; Thomas Scores; Baker Scores; Cey to 2B
Larry Bradford replaces Preston Hanna pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 1 12- LAD M. Scioscia L. Bradford 1% 98% Single to CF; Cey to 3B; Guerrero to 2B
b5 5-0 1 123 OO LAD B. Russell L. Bradford -2% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 1-2-3
Alejandro Pena replaces Dave Goltz pitching and batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 --- O ATL E. Miller A. Pena 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-5 1 --- O ATL R. Linares A. Pena 0% 98% Strikeout
t6 0-5 2 --- O ATL C. Chambliss A. Pena 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Braves' Larry Bradford facing 9-1-2
b6 5-0 0 --- O LAD A. Pena L. Bradford -0% 98% Strikeout
b6 5-0 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes L. Bradford -0% 98% Flyball: CF
b6 5-0 2 --- LAD D. Thomas L. Bradford 0% 98% Walk
b6 5-0 2 1-- O LAD D. Baker L. Bradford -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 4-5-6
t7 0-5 0 --- O ATL B. Horner A. Pena 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-5 1 --- O ATL D. Murphy A. Pena 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-5 2 --- ATL G. Hubbard A. Pena -0% 98% Walk
t7 0-5 2 1-- O ATL B. Benedict A. Pena 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Braves' Al Hrabosky facing 4-5-6
Al Hrabosky replaces Bruce Benedict (C) pitching and batting 7th
Larry Owen replaces Larry Bradford (P) playing C batting 9th
b7 5-0 0 --- LAD S. Garvey A. Hrabosky 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b7 5-0 0 1-- O LAD R. Cey A. Hrabosky -0% 99% Lineout: LF
b7 5-0 1 1-- O LAD P. Guerrero A. Hrabosky -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 5-0 2 1-- O LAD M. Scioscia A. Hrabosky -0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 8-9-1
t8 0-5 0 --- ATL R. Ramirez A. Pena -1% 98% Single to LF
t8 0-5 0 1-- ATL L. Owen A. Pena -0% 97% Passed Ball; Ramirez to 2B
t8 0-5 0 -2- O ATL L. Owen A. Pena 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 0-5 1 -2- O ATL E. Miller A. Pena 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-5 2 -2- O ATL R. Linares A. Pena 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Braves' Al Hrabosky facing 8-9-1
b8 5-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell A. Hrabosky -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- O LAD A. Pena A. Hrabosky -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 5-0 2 --- LAD D. Lopes A. Hrabosky 0% 100% Single to LF
b8 5-0 2 1-- O LAD D. Thomas A. Hrabosky -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 3-4-5
t9 0-5 0 --- O ATL C. Chambliss A. Pena 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-5 1 --- O ATL B. Horner A. Pena 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-5 2 --- O ATL D. Murphy A. Pena 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Dodgers 5.

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