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Standings
NYY
@BAL
4
2
OAK
@CHW
3
2
OAK
@CHW
3
7
BOS
@CLE
6
5
WSA
@DET
2
4
CAL
@KCR
6
2
MIN
@MIL
1
0
ATL
@HOU
4
2
SDP
@LAD
2
1
CHC
@NYM
6
2
CHC
@NYM
3
2
MON
@PHI
1
0
STL
@PIT
1
4
CIN
@SFG
4
2
Wednesday, September 15, 1971, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 21,302, Time of Game: 2:18
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
3
76-73
 Won 2 
4th, 14½ GB
at Mets
2
77-72
 Lost 2 
3rd, 13½ GB
W: Burt Hooton (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    3 10  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  3  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cleo James CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .305 .368 .400 .768 -0.022 0.77 0.034 -0.057 -0.3 1 0
Carmen Fanzone LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .222 .222 .444 .667 -0.043 1.06 0.042 -0.085 -0.3 1 0 2B
   Brock Davis RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .348 .325 .673 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Paul Popovich 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .210 .254 .307 .561 0.038 1.00 0.091 -0.053 0.5 0 3
Ron Santo 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .268 .351 .431 .782 0.043 1.09 0.127 -0.085 0.4 0 1
Pat Bourque 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.062 0.98 0.017 -0.079 -0.3 9 1
Bill North RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 -0.058 0.80 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 0 0
   Billy Williams PH-LF 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .304 .386 .507 .893 0.396 1.65 0.396 0.000 1.0 0 0 HR
Hector Torres SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .317 .324 .641 -0.014 0.54 0.028 -0.043 -0.1 0 3 2B
Ken Rudolph C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .167 .254 .217 .470 0.000 0.51 0.034 -0.035 0.0 15 1 2B
Burt Hooton P 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.068 0.64 0.000 -0.068 -0.9 1 0
Team Totals 35 3 10 3 1 12 36 .286 .306 .457 .763 0.210 0.85 0.769 -0.563 -0.8 27 9
2B: C Fanzone (1, off T McGraw); K Rudolph (3, off D Rose); H Torres (3, off D Frisella).
HR: B Williams (26, off D Frisella, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: B Williams 4; K Rudolph 2; C Fanzone 2; H Torres 2; P Popovich 2; R Santo 2; C James; P Bourque.
RBI: B Williams (86); R Santo (82); P Popovich (26).
2-out RBI: R Santo.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ted Martinez SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .295 .333 .375 .708 -0.083 0.87 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 1 1
Wayne Garrett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .233 .330 .261 .591 -0.076 1.21 0.026 -0.102 -0.1 0 2
John Milner LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.001 1.54 0.092 -0.091 -0.4 1 1
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .282 .339 .451 .790 -0.164 1.75 0.000 -0.164 -0.7 8 1
Mike Jorgensen CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .233 .313 .395 .708 -0.101 1.31 0.021 -0.122 -0.4 1 0
Ken Singleton RF 2 1 1 2 1 0 3 .248 .385 .378 .763 0.368 1.06 0.397 -0.029 1.9 2 0 HR
Duffy Dyer C 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .245 .314 .350 .664 -0.069 0.98 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 13 1
Tim Foli 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .226 .275 .293 .568 -0.079 1.06 0.000 -0.079 -0.5 1 2
Tug McGraw P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .235 .529 .765 -0.025 1.04 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 1
   Dave Marshall PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .329 .340 .669 -0.032 1.32 0.000 -0.032 -0.2
   Don Rose P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Cleon Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .325 .390 .490 .880 -0.031 1.31 0.000 -0.031 -0.1
   Danny Frisella P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .308 .250 .558 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 2 3 2 2 15 32 .100 .156 .200 .356 -0.291 1.24 0.536 -0.827 -1.8 27 10
HR: K Singleton (10, off B Hooton, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: K Singleton 4; M Jorgensen; J Milner.
RBI: K Singleton 2 (40).
2-out RBI: K Singleton 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Milner (P Popovich at 2nd base).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Burt Hooton, W (1-0) 9 3 2 2 2 15 1 3.65 32 86 0.291 1.24 1.8
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 2 15 1 2.00 32 86 0.291 1.24 1.8

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tug McGraw 6 6 2 2 1 9 0 1.80 24 60 -0.008 0.72 0.6
Don Rose 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.124 1.02 0.9
Danny Frisella, L (7-5) 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.18 5 0 0 -0.326 1.19 -0.6
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 12 1 3.00 36 60 0 0 -0.210 0.85 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 21,302.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Cleo James CF 1 Ted Martinez SS
2 Carmen Fanzone LF 2 Wayne Garrett 3B
3 Paul Popovich 2B 3 John Milner LF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Ed Kranepool 1B
5 Pat Bourque 1B 5 Mike Jorgensen CF
6 Bill North RF 6 Ken Singleton RF
7 Hector Torres SS 7 Duffy Dyer C
8 Ken Rudolph C 8 Tim Foli 2B
9 Burt Hooton P 9 Tug McGraw P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-2 1 --- R CHC B. Williams D. Frisella 40% 84% Home Run
b7 0-2 2 1-- RR NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton -37% 48% Home Run; Jorgensen Scores
t3 1-0 2 -2- R CHC R. Santo T. McGraw 10% 72% Single to LF; James Scores
b9 2-3 1 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 10% 91% Strikeout
b9 2-3 1 --- NYM J. Milner B. Hooton -9% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. James T. McGraw -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC C. Fanzone T. McGraw 4% 52% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CHC P. Popovich T. McGraw 9% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fanzone Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Santo T. McGraw -2% 59% Flyball: LF
t1 1-0 2 1-- CHC P. Bourque T. McGraw 2% 61% Single to RF (Line Drive); Popovich to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- O CHC B. North T. McGraw -4% 57% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O NYM T. Martinez B. Hooton 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton -3% 57% Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-- O NYM J. Milner B. Hooton 3% 59% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 2% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHC H. Torres T. McGraw -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O CHC K. Rudolph T. McGraw -1% 58% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 --- O CHC B. Hooton T. McGraw -1% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton -3% 57% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- O NYM D. Dyer B. Hooton 3% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 1-- O NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- CHC C. James T. McGraw 3% 66% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 1-0 0 1-- O CHC C. Fanzone T. McGraw -3% 63% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 1-- O CHC P. Popovich T. McGraw -1% 62% Single to LF (Ground Ball); James to 2B; Popovich out at 2B/LF-SS-2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- R CHC R. Santo T. McGraw 10% 72% Single to LF; James Scores
t3 2-0 2 1-- O CHC P. Bourque T. McGraw -2% 70% Foul Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O NYM T. McGraw B. Hooton 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O NYM T. Martinez B. Hooton 2% 74% Strikeout
b3 0-2 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 1% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O CHC B. North T. McGraw -2% 74% Strikeout
t4 2-0 1 --- O CHC H. Torres T. McGraw -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- CHC K. Rudolph T. McGraw 1% 74% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Hooton T. McGraw -2% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Milner B. Hooton 3% 75% Strikeout
b4 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 2% 77% Strikeout
b4 0-2 2 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton 1% 78% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- O CHC C. James T. McGraw -1% 76% Strikeout
t5 2-0 1 --- O CHC C. Fanzone T. McGraw -1% 75% Strikeout
t5 2-0 2 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. McGraw -1% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton 3% 77% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 1 --- O NYM D. Dyer B. Hooton 2% 79% Strikeout
b5 0-2 2 --- O NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. McGraw -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- O CHC P. Bourque T. McGraw -1% 78% Strikeout
t6 2-0 2 --- O CHC B. North T. McGraw -1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 9-1-2
Dave Marshall pinch hits for Tug McGraw (P) batting 9th
b6 0-2 0 --- O NYM D. Marshall B. Hooton 3% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-2 1 --- O NYM T. Martinez B. Hooton 2% 83% Strikeout
b6 0-2 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Don Rose facing 7-8-9
Don Rose replaces Dave Marshall (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-0 0 --- O CHC H. Torres D. Rose -1% 83% Groundout: C-1B
t7 2-0 1 --- CHC K. Rudolph D. Rose 3% 85% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t7 2-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Hooton D. Rose -2% 83% Strikeout
t7 2-0 2 -2- O CHC C. James D. Rose -2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 3-4-5
b7 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Milner B. Hooton 3% 85% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 2% 87% Groundout: C-1B
b7 0-2 2 --- NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton -2% 85% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 0-2 2 1-- RR NYM K. Singleton B. Hooton -37% 48% Home Run; Jorgensen Scores
b7 2-2 2 --- O NYM D. Dyer B. Hooton 2% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Don Rose facing 2-3-4
t8 2-2 0 --- O CHC C. Fanzone D. Rose -4% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t8 2-2 1 --- O CHC P. Popovich D. Rose -3% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 2-2 2 --- CHC R. Santo D. Rose 2% 45% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
t8 2-2 2 1-- O CHC P. Bourque D. Rose -5% 40% Baserunner Out Advancing; Santo out at 2B/1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 8-9-1
b8 2-2 0 --- O NYM T. Foli B. Hooton 4% 45% Strikeout
Cleon Jones pinch hits for Don Rose (P) batting 9th
b8 2-2 1 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hooton 3% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-2 2 --- O NYM T. Martinez B. Hooton 2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Danny Frisella facing 5-6-7
Danny Frisella replaces Cleon Jones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-2 0 --- O CHC P. Bourque D. Frisella -5% 45% Groundout: P-1B
Billy Williams pinch hits for Bill North (RF) batting 6th
t9 2-2 1 --- R CHC B. Williams D. Frisella 40% 84% Home Run
t9 3-2 1 --- CHC H. Torres D. Frisella 3% 87% Double to LF
t9 3-2 1 -2- O CHC K. Rudolph D. Frisella -2% 85% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 -2- O CHC B. Hooton D. Frisella -2% 83% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Burt Hooton facing 2-3-4
Billy Williams moves from PH to LF
Brock Davis replaces Carmen Fanzone (LF) playing RF batting 2nd
b9 2-3 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett B. Hooton 8% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-3 1 --- NYM J. Milner B. Hooton -9% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b9 2-3 1 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hooton 10% 91% Strikeout
b9 2-3 2 1-- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Hooton 9% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Mets 2.

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