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@CLE
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@KCR
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@MIL
6
1
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@WSA
3
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Wednesday, April 8, 1970, 2:15PM
, Parc Jarry
Attendance: 21,173, Time of Game: 2:41
Cardinals
7
1-0
Won 1 
1st
at Expos
2
0-2
 Lost 2 
6th, 1½ GB
W: Bob Gibson (1-0)
L: Bill Stoneman (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  5    7 11  0
Expos           2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .200 .200 .400 .600 -0.101 1.44 0.042 -0.143 0.5 1 1 2B
Jose Cardenal CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.126 0.94 0.000 -0.126 -1.6 0 0
Dick Allen 3B 5 2 3 3 0 1 5 .600 .600 1.600 2.200 0.331 0.67 0.356 -0.025 3.1 0 0 HR,2·2B
Joe Torre C 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .000 .400 .000 .400 -0.073 0.99 0.039 -0.111 -0.3 11 0 IW
Leron Lee RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.017 1.28 0.082 -0.099 -0.9 2 0
Joe Hague 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.022 1.69 0.091 -0.070 0.3 9 2 SH
Julian Javier 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .750 .750 .750 1.500 0.369 1.71 0.392 -0.023 1.4 1 3
Dal Maxvill SS 2 1 1 1 2 1 4 .500 .750 1.000 1.750 0.095 1.71 0.161 -0.065 1.4 1 5 2B
Bob Gibson P 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 -0.213 2.04 0.069 -0.282 -1.3 2 1 CS,GDP
   Chuck Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 11 7 5 6 41 .314 .400 .514 .914 0.287 1.36 1.232 -0.944 2.5 27 12
2B: D Allen 2 (2, 1 off B Stoneman, 1 off C Sembera); D Maxvill (1, off C Sembera); L Brock (1, off C Sembera).
HR: D Allen (1, off B Stoneman, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF).
SH: J Hague (1, off B Stoneman).
IBB: J Torre (1, by C Sembera).
TB: D Allen 8; J Javier 3; L Brock 2; D Maxvill 2; B Gibson; L Lee; J Hague.
GIDP: B Gibson (1).
RBI: D Allen 3 (3); D Maxvill (1); J Hague (1); L Brock (1); J Javier (1).
2-out RBI: D Allen 3; J Hague.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Javier-D Maxvill-J Hague.
Outfield Assists: L Brock (J Boccabella at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: B Gibson (1, 2nd base by B Stoneman/J Boccabella).

Montreal Expos

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marv Staehle 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.050 0.60 0.068 -0.018 0.6 1 3
Rusty Staub RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .143 .250 .429 .679 -0.021 1.29 0.054 -0.075 -0.1 3 0
Ron Fairly 1B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 0.134 1.13 0.162 -0.028 1.4 11 1 SB
Mack Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.210 1.54 0.000 -0.210 -1.8 0 0 GDP
Coco Laboy 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.029 0.91 0.082 -0.053 0.2 0 2
Adolfo Phillips CF 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.010 0.84 0.058 -0.047 -0.2 1 0 SB
John Boccabella C 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .286 .286 .286 .571 -0.079 0.68 0.001 -0.080 -0.9 8 1
Bobby Wine SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.069 0.65 0.000 -0.069 -1.1 3 6
Bill Stoneman P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.057 0.72 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 0 1
   Carroll Sembera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dan McGinn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 4 11 35 .194 .286 .194 .479 -0.213 0.94 0.425 -0.637 -2.5 27 14
TB: J Boccabella 2; R Fairly 2; M Staehle; C Laboy.
GIDP: M Jones (1).
RBI: R Fairly (2); C Laboy (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Staehle-B Wine-R Fairly.
E: M Jones (1).
Baserunning
SB: R Fairly (1, 2nd base off B Gibson/J Torre); A Phillips (1, 2nd base off B Gibson/J Torre).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Gibson, W (1-0) 8 5 2 2 4 9 0 2.25 31 69 0.205 1.04 2.0
Chuck Taylor, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.008 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 4 11 0 2.00 35 69 0 0 0.213 0.94 2.5

Montreal Expos

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Stoneman, L (0-1) 8.1 8 4 4 3 5 1 4.32 34 53 -0.149 1.56 0.8
Carroll Sembera 0.1 3 3 3 2 0 0 81.00 6 1 1 -0.140 0.42 -3.8
Dan McGinn 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 1 2 0 0.001 0.05 0.4
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 5 6 1 7.00 41 53 3 1 -0.288 1.36 -2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Sembera (1; J Torre).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Ken Burkhart.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 21,173.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Montreal Expos
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Marv Staehle 2B
2 Jose Cardenal CF 2 Rusty Staub RF
3 Dick Allen 3B 3 Ron Fairly 1B
4 Joe Torre C 4 Mack Jones LF
5 Leron Lee RF 5 Coco Laboy 3B
6 Joe Hague 1B 6 Adolfo Phillips CF
7 Julian Javier 2B 7 John Boccabella C
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Bobby Wine SS
9 Bob Gibson P 9 Bill Stoneman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-2 1 -2- R STL J. Javier B. Stoneman 30% 85% Single to LF; Lee Scores; Javier to 2B/Adv on E7
t8 1-2 2 --- R STL D. Allen B. Stoneman 26% 42% Home Run
b8 2-2 1 1-- OO MON M. Jones B. Gibson 11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t7 1-2 1 1-- OO STL B. Gibson B. Stoneman -10% 21% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 1-2 2 123 O STL B. Gibson B. Stoneman -9% 31% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock B. Stoneman -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Cardenal B. Stoneman -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL D. Allen B. Stoneman -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- MON M. Staehle B. Gibson -4% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- MON R. Staub B. Gibson -5% 36% Walk; Staehle to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- R MON R. Fairly B. Gibson -9% 28% Single to LF; Staehle Scores; Staub to 2B
b1 1-0 0 12- O MON M. Jones B. Gibson 4% 32% Strikeout
b1 1-0 1 12- R MON C. Laboy B. Gibson -8% 24% Single to LF; Staub Scores; Fairly to 2B
b1 2-0 1 12- O MON A. Phillips B. Gibson 3% 27% Strikeout
b1 2-0 2 12- O MON J. Boccabella B. Gibson 3% 30% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- STL J. Torre B. Stoneman 4% 34% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O STL L. Lee B. Stoneman -4% 30% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-2 1 1-- O STL J. Hague B. Stoneman -3% 27% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 2 1-- O STL J. Javier B. Stoneman -2% 25% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O MON B. Wine B. Gibson 2% 27% Flyball: RF
b2 2-0 1 --- O MON B. Stoneman B. Gibson 1% 28% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O MON M. Staehle B. Gibson 1% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- STL D. Maxvill B. Stoneman 4% 32% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- STL B. Gibson B. Stoneman 7% 39% Single to LF; Maxvill to 2B
t3 0-2 0 12- O STL L. Brock B. Stoneman -3% 36% Flyball: RF; Maxvill to 3B
t3 0-2 1 1-3 O STL J. Cardenal B. Stoneman -9% 27% Gibson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 0-2 2 --3 O STL J. Cardenal B. Stoneman -4% 23% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- O MON R. Staub B. Gibson 2% 25% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- MON R. Fairly B. Gibson -2% 23% Walk
b3 2-0 1 1-- MON M. Jones B. Gibson -1% 22% Fairly Steals 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- O MON M. Jones B. Gibson 2% 24% Groundout: 1B-P; Fairly to 3B
b3 2-0 2 --3 O MON C. Laboy B. Gibson 3% 27% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Expos 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- STL D. Allen B. Stoneman 7% 34% Double to RF
t4 0-2 0 -2- O STL J. Torre B. Stoneman -5% 29% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-2 1 -2- O STL L. Lee B. Stoneman -4% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B; Allen to 3B
t4 0-2 2 --3 R STL J. Hague B. Stoneman 9% 34% Single to CF; Allen Scores
t4 1-2 2 1-- STL J. Javier B. Stoneman 3% 37% Single to LF; Hague to 2B
t4 1-2 2 12- STL D. Maxvill B. Stoneman 4% 41% Walk; Hague to 3B; Javier to 2B
t4 1-2 2 123 O STL B. Gibson B. Stoneman -9% 31% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 6-7-8
b4 2-1 0 --- MON A. Phillips B. Gibson -3% 28% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- MON J. Boccabella B. Gibson -3% 25% Phillips Steals 2B
b4 2-1 0 -2- O MON J. Boccabella B. Gibson 4% 29% Strikeout
b4 2-1 1 -2- O MON B. Wine B. Gibson 3% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-1 2 -2- O MON B. Stoneman B. Gibson 3% 36% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 1-2-3
t5 1-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock B. Stoneman -3% 33% Groundout: P-1B
t5 1-2 1 --- O STL J. Cardenal B. Stoneman -2% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O STL D. Allen B. Stoneman -1% 29% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
b5 2-1 0 --- MON M. Staehle B. Gibson -3% 26% Walk
b5 2-1 0 1-- O MON R. Staub B. Gibson 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B; Staehle to 2B
b5 2-1 1 -2- O MON R. Fairly B. Gibson 3% 30% Groundout: 1B-P; Staehle to 3B
b5 2-1 2 --3 O MON M. Jones B. Gibson 4% 34% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- O STL J. Torre B. Stoneman -4% 30% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O STL L. Lee B. Stoneman -3% 27% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 --- O STL J. Hague B. Stoneman -2% 26% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 5-6-7
b6 2-1 0 --- O MON C. Laboy B. Gibson 2% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O MON A. Phillips B. Gibson 2% 29% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-1 2 --- O MON J. Boccabella B. Gibson 1% 30% Single to LF; Boccabella out at 2B/LF-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- STL J. Javier B. Stoneman 7% 37% Single to CF
t7 1-2 0 1-- O STL D. Maxvill B. Stoneman -7% 31% Strikeout
t7 1-2 1 1-- OO STL B. Gibson B. Stoneman -10% 21% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Expos Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 8-9-1
b7 2-1 0 --- O MON B. Wine B. Gibson 2% 23% Strikeout
b7 2-1 1 --- O MON B. Stoneman B. Gibson 1% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-1 2 --- O MON M. Staehle B. Gibson 1% 25% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Expos 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock B. Stoneman -5% 20% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O STL J. Cardenal B. Stoneman -4% 16% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 2 --- R STL D. Allen B. Stoneman 26% 42% Home Run
t8 2-2 2 --- O STL J. Torre B. Stoneman -3% 39% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Expos Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 2-3-4
b8 2-2 0 --- O MON R. Staub B. Gibson 5% 44% Flyball: LF
b8 2-2 1 --- MON R. Fairly B. Gibson -5% 39% Single to RF
b8 2-2 1 1-- OO MON M. Jones B. Gibson 11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Expos 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Expos' Bill Stoneman facing 5-6-7
t9 2-2 0 --- STL L. Lee B. Stoneman 8% 58% Single to CF
t9 2-2 0 1-- O STL J. Hague B. Stoneman -2% 56% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Lee to 2B
t9 2-2 1 -2- R STL J. Javier B. Stoneman 30% 85% Single to LF; Lee Scores; Javier to 2B/Adv on E7
Carroll Sembera replaces Bill Stoneman pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-2 1 -2- R STL D. Maxvill C. Sembera 8% 93% Double to LF; Javier Scores
t9 4-2 1 -2- STL B. Gibson C. Sembera 0% 94% Walk
t9 4-2 1 12- R STL L. Brock C. Sembera 4% 98% Double to CF; Maxvill Scores; Gibson to 3B
t9 5-2 1 -23 O STL J. Cardenal C. Sembera -1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-2 2 -23 RR STL D. Allen C. Sembera 3% 99% Double to LF; Gibson Scores; Brock Scores
t9 7-2 2 -2- STL J. Torre C. Sembera 0% 99% Intentional Walk
Dan McGinn replaces Carroll Sembera pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-2 2 12- O STL L. Lee D. McGinn -0% 99% Strikeout
5 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Expos 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Expos Batting, Behind 2-7, Cardinals' Chuck Taylor facing 5-6-7
Chuck Taylor replaces Bob Gibson pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-7 0 --- O MON C. Laboy C. Taylor 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-7 1 --- O MON A. Phillips C. Taylor 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-7 2 --- MON J. Boccabella C. Taylor -0% 100% Single to RF
b9 2-7 2 1-- O MON B. Wine C. Taylor 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Expos 2.

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