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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
3
 
(10)
OAK
@CHW
0
4
WSA
@CLE
5
3
BOS
@DET
9
10
 
(10)
KCR
@MIL
5
3
CAL
@MIN
4
3
HOU
@LAD
5
3
CIN
@MON
2
3
PIT
@NYM
2
0
ATL
@PHI
6
2
STL
@SDP
4
0
CHC
@SFG
3
5
Saturday, April 17, 1971, 2:15PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 23,305, Time of Game: 2:01
Pirates
2
6-4
 Won 1 
1st
at Mets
0
4-3
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Steve Blass (1-0)
L: Jerry Koosman (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0    2  6  1
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .320 .393 .360 .753 0.017 0.88 0.079 -0.062 -0.0 3 3 2B
Gene Clines CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.052 0.83 0.071 -0.019 0.5 3 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .268 .286 .366 .652 -0.137 1.14 0.030 -0.167 -0.6 1 0 3B,GDP
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .233 .250 .326 .576 0.042 1.04 0.127 -0.085 -0.2 9 1 GDP
Bob Robertson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .257 .395 .543 .938 -0.036 0.69 0.019 -0.056 -0.7 5 2
Willie Stargell LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .333 .381 .821 1.201 0.084 0.79 0.135 -0.051 0.6 3 0 HR,IW
Jose Pagan 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.003 0.75 0.036 -0.033 0.0 1 1
   Richie Hebner PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .220 .289 .293 .582 -0.014 0.50 0.000 -0.014 -0.5 0 0
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .371 .405 .543 .948 -0.056 0.81 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 0 1
Steve Blass P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.036 0.68 0.000 -0.036 -0.5 2 0 SH
Team Totals 30 2 6 2 3 6 34 .200 .273 .400 .673 -0.081 0.84 0.497 -0.579 -1.8 27 8
2B: D Cash (1, off J Koosman).
3B: R Clemente (1, off D Frisella).
HR: W Stargell (6, off J Koosman, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SH: S Blass (1, off J Koosman).
IBB: W Stargell (1, by D Frisella).
TB: W Stargell 4; R Clemente 3; D Cash 2; G Clines; B Robertson; M Sanguillen.
GIDP: R Clemente (3); M Sanguillen (3).
RBI: M Sanguillen (7); W Stargell (13).
2-out RBI: M Sanguillen.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Cash-B Robertson; J Pagan-D Cash-B Robertson; M Sanguillen-D Cash.
E: J Hernandez (2).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .300 .286 .586 -0.021 1.34 0.075 -0.097 -0.2 3 0 CS
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .429 .409 .838 -0.191 1.77 0.000 -0.191 -1.3 1 8 GDP
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .250 .241 .464 .706 -0.113 1.18 0.000 -0.113 -0.8 2 0
Donn Clendenon 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .357 .379 .536 .915 0.079 1.05 0.122 -0.042 0.3 10 0
Ken Singleton RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .273 .429 .273 .701 -0.098 1.55 0.026 -0.124 -0.4 0 0
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .208 .296 .333 .630 -0.047 1.50 0.100 -0.146 -0.3 5 1 2B
Bob Aspromonte 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .238 .333 .238 .571 -0.034 1.48 0.021 -0.055 -0.2 0 0
Jerry Grote C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .364 .524 .887 -0.140 2.09 0.000 -0.140 -1.0 4 0
   Ed Kranepool PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.024 1.01 0.000 -0.024 -0.1
   Danny Frisella P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Koosman P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.016 1.58 0.041 -0.057 0.0 0 2
   Dave Marshall PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.024 0.55 0.024 0.000 0.1
   Duffy Dyer C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 3 9 33 .167 .242 .200 .442 -0.581 1.43 0.409 -0.989 -3.8 27 11
2B: K Boswell (3, off S Blass).
TB: K Boswell 2; K Singleton; T Agee; D Marshall; B Aspromonte.
GIDP: B Harrelson (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Boswell-D Clendenon; B Harrelson-D Clendenon.
Baserunning
CS: T Agee (2, 2nd base by S Blass/M Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Blass, W (1-0) 9 5 0 0 3 9 0 2.00 33 83 0.580 1.43 3.8
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 9 0 0.00 33 83 0.580 1.43 3.8

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, L (0-1) 8 5 2 2 2 4 1 1.50 29 66 0.067 0.93 1.4
Danny Frisella 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 5 0 0 0.013 0.38 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 6 1 2.00 34 66 0 0 0.080 0.84 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Frisella (1; W Stargell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 23,305.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Dave Cash 2B 1 Tommie Agee CF
2 Gene Clines CF 2 Bud Harrelson SS
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Manny Sanguillen C 4 Donn Clendenon 1B
5 Bob Robertson 1B 5 Ken Singleton RF
6 Willie Stargell LF 6 Ken Boswell 2B
7 Jose Pagan 3B 7 Bob Aspromonte 3B
8 Jackie Hernandez SS 8 Jerry Grote C
9 Steve Blass P 9 Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-0 1 --- R PIT W. Stargell J. Koosman 13% 83% Home Run
t4 0-0 2 --3 R PIT M. Sanguillen J. Koosman 13% 62% Single to RF; Cash Scores
t4 0-0 0 12- OO PIT R. Clemente J. Koosman -12% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Cash to 3B
b5 0-1 0 --- NYM K. Boswell S. Blass -10% 51% Double to RF
b5 0-1 1 --3 O NYM J. Grote S. Blass 10% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B

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, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Koosman -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT G. Clines J. Koosman -1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Koosman -1% 46% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee S. Blass -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass 3% 45% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM C. Jones S. Blass 5% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Agee Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Koosman -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson J. Koosman -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell J. Koosman -1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- NYM K. Singleton S. Blass -3% 45% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM K. Boswell S. Blass 3% 48% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-- NYM B. Aspromonte S. Blass -2% 46% Single to LF; Singleton to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYM J. Grote S. Blass 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan J. Koosman -2% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. Hernandez J. Koosman -2% 46% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT S. Blass J. Koosman -1% 45% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Koosman S. Blass -4% 41% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Agee S. Blass 4% 44% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass 6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- PIT D. Cash J. Koosman 8% 58% Double to LF
t4 0-0 0 -2- PIT G. Clines J. Koosman 3% 61% Single to RF; Cash stays at 2B
t4 0-0 0 12- OO PIT R. Clemente J. Koosman -12% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Cash to 3B
t4 0-0 2 --3 R PIT M. Sanguillen J. Koosman 13% 62% Single to RF; Cash Scores
t4 1-0 2 1-- PIT B. Robertson J. Koosman 2% 64% Single to LF; Sanguillen to 2B
t4 1-0 2 12- O PIT W. Stargell J. Koosman -4% 59% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYM C. Jones S. Blass 3% 62% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass 2% 64% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 --- O NYM K. Singleton S. Blass 1% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- PIT J. Pagan J. Koosman 4% 69% Walk
t5 1-0 0 1-- O PIT J. Hernandez J. Koosman -3% 66% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 1-- O PIT S. Blass J. Koosman -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Pagan to 2B
t5 1-0 2 -2- O PIT D. Cash J. Koosman -3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- NYM K. Boswell S. Blass -10% 51% Double to RF
b5 0-1 0 -2- O NYM B. Aspromonte S. Blass 2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P; Boswell to 3B
b5 0-1 1 --3 O NYM J. Grote S. Blass 10% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 0-1 2 --3 O NYM J. Koosman S. Blass 6% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- PIT G. Clines J. Koosman 4% 72% Walk
t6 1-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Koosman -3% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT M. Sanguillen J. Koosman -5% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 1-2-3
b6 0-1 0 --- O NYM T. Agee S. Blass 4% 67% Flyball: LF
b6 0-1 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass 3% 70% Flyball: LF
b6 0-1 2 --- O NYM C. Jones S. Blass 2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson J. Koosman -2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- R PIT W. Stargell J. Koosman 13% 83% Home Run
t7 2-0 1 --- O PIT J. Pagan J. Koosman -1% 82% Flyball: CF
t7 2-0 2 --- O PIT J. Hernandez J. Koosman -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass -7% 75% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b7 0-2 0 1-- O NYM K. Singleton S. Blass 6% 80% Strikeout
b7 0-2 1 1-- OO NYM K. Boswell S. Blass 8% 88% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t8 2-0 0 --- O PIT S. Blass J. Koosman -1% 87% Popfly: 2B
t8 2-0 1 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Koosman -1% 87% Strikeout
t8 2-0 2 --- O PIT G. Clines J. Koosman -0% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 7-8-9
b8 0-2 0 --- O NYM B. Aspromonte S. Blass 4% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Jerry Grote (C) batting 8th
b8 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool S. Blass 2% 92% Strikeout
Dave Marshall pinch hits for Jerry Koosman (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 2 --- NYM D. Marshall S. Blass -2% 90% Single to CF
b8 0-2 2 1-- NYM T. Agee S. Blass -4% 86% Single to CF; Marshall to 2B
b8 0-2 2 12- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass 8% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Danny Frisella facing 3-4-5
Danny Frisella replaces Ed Kranepool (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Duffy Dyer replaces Dave Marshall (PH) playing C batting 9th
t9 2-0 0 --- PIT R. Clemente D. Frisella 3% 97% Triple to RF
t9 2-0 0 --3 O PIT M. Sanguillen D. Frisella -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-0 1 --3 O PIT B. Robertson D. Frisella -2% 94% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-0 2 --3 PIT W. Stargell D. Frisella 0% 94% Intentional Walk
Richie Hebner pinch hits for Jose Pagan (3B) batting 7th
t9 2-0 2 1-3 O PIT R. Hebner D. Frisella -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 3-4-5
Richie Hebner moves from PH to 3B
b9 0-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones S. Blass 4% 96% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-2 1 --- NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass -5% 91% Walk
b9 0-2 1 1-- O NYM K. Singleton S. Blass 5% 96% Strikeout
b9 0-2 2 1-- O NYM K. Boswell S. Blass 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.

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