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@BAL
2
6
BOS
@CLE
10
7
WSA
@DET
1
3
CAL
@KCR
2
1
MIN
@MIL
7
3
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@HOU
4
3
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@LAD
4
1
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@NYM
1
0
MON
@PHI
6
2
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@PIT
1
6
CIN
@SFG
8
1
Thursday, September 16, 1971, 2:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 5,174, Time of Game: 2:00
Cubs
1
77-73
 Won 3 
3rd, 14½ GB
at Mets
0
77-73
 Lost 3 
3rd, 14½ GB
W: Juan Pizarro (7-5)
L: Tom Seaver (18-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  2
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cleo James RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .306 .372 .398 .770 -0.012 1.05 0.109 -0.121 -0.1 3 0 SB
Gene Hiser CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.006 0.95 0.036 -0.042 -0.2 3 0 SB,SH
Carmen Fanzone 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .190 .227 .381 .608 -0.053 1.11 0.012 -0.065 -0.5 0 1
Pat Bourque 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.112 1.36 0.015 -0.126 -0.7 7 1
Paul Popovich 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .211 .254 .306 .559 -0.035 1.02 0.046 -0.081 0.1 1 2
Brock Davis LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .344 .322 .666 -0.056 0.78 0.000 -0.056 -0.4 1 0
   Billy Williams PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .385 .506 .891 -0.045 1.33 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 0 0
Hector Torres SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .268 .333 .341 .675 0.008 0.87 0.058 -0.050 -0.1 3 3
Ken Rudolph C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .159 .243 .206 .449 -0.111 1.55 0.000 -0.111 -0.7 8 0
Juan Pizarro P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .133 .182 .233 .415 0.207 1.33 0.294 -0.087 0.3 1 2 HR,GDP
Team Totals 31 1 7 1 2 8 34 .226 .273 .323 .595 -0.215 1.10 0.570 -0.784 -2.8 27 9
HR: J Pizarro (1, off T Seaver, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: G Hiser (1, off T Seaver).
TB: J Pizarro 4; H Torres 2; G Hiser; P Popovich; C James; P Bourque.
GIDP: J Pizarro (3).
RBI: J Pizarro (2).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Popovich-H Torres-P Bourque.
E: H Torres (3); C Fanzone (1).
Baserunning
SB: C James (4, 2nd base off T Seaver/J Grote); G Hiser (1, 2nd base off T Seaver/J Grote).
Pickoffs: C James (2nd base by T Seaver).

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 0 4 .284 .323 .362 .685 -0.123 1.24 0.000 -0.123 -0.9 2 3
Mike Jorgensen CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .225 .310 .382 .692 -0.072 1.14 0.024 -0.096 -0.3 5 0 HBP
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .325 .389 .488 .877 0.057 1.23 0.105 -0.048 0.3 0 0
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .250 .303 .411 .714 0.043 1.68 0.109 -0.066 -0.1 7 0
Leroy Stanton RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.282 2.16 0.018 -0.299 -1.3 3 0 GDP
Bob Aspromonte 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .225 .284 .301 .585 -0.161 1.62 0.000 -0.161 -0.8 1 0
Jerry Grote C 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 .273 .340 .353 .693 0.158 1.34 0.205 -0.047 0.7 8 0 CS
   Bud Harrelson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .323 .308 .630 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Tim Foli 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .223 .272 .289 .561 -0.095 1.40 0.000 -0.095 -0.7 1 4
   Tommie Agee PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284 .363 .435 .798 -0.101 4.45 0.000 -0.101 -0.3
Tom Seaver P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .207 .242 .276 .518 -0.053 1.34 0.021 -0.074 -0.3 0 2
   Ken Singleton PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .247 .384 .376 .760 -0.086 3.23 0.000 -0.086 -0.2
Team Totals 33 0 6 0 2 8 36 .182 .250 .182 .432 -0.715 1.59 0.482 -1.196 -3.8 27 9
HBP: M Jorgensen (3, by J Pizarro).
TB: D Clendenon 2; J Grote 2; L Stanton; C Jones.
GIDP: L Stanton (1).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Foli-T Martinez-D Clendenon.
Baserunning
CS: J Grote (4, 2nd base by J Pizarro POCS).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Pizarro, W (7-5) 9 6 0 0 2 8 0 3.13 36 81 0.715 1.59 3.8
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 8 0 0.00 36 81 0.715 1.59 3.8

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (18-9) 9 7 1 1 2 8 1 1.76 34 75 0.215 1.10 2.8
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 8 1 1.00 34 75 0.215 1.10 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Pizarro (2; M Jorgensen).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Pizarro (2; J Grote, 2nd base (CS)); T Seaver (2; C James, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 5,174.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Cleo James RF 1 Ted Martinez SS
2 Gene Hiser CF 2 Mike Jorgensen CF
3 Carmen Fanzone 3B 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Pat Bourque 1B 4 Donn Clendenon 1B
5 Paul Popovich 2B 5 Leroy Stanton RF
6 Brock Davis LF 6 Bob Aspromonte 3B
7 Hector Torres SS 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Ken Rudolph C 8 Tim Foli 2B
9 Juan Pizarro P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-0 1 --- R CHC J. Pizarro T. Seaver 29% 75% Home Run
b8 0-1 1 12- OO NYM L. Stanton J. Pizarro 23% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 0-1 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee J. Pizarro 10% 91% Strikeout
b8 0-1 1 1-- NYM D. Clendenon J. Pizarro -10% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Jones to 2B
b9 0-1 1 --- NYM J. Grote J. Pizarro -9% 81% Walk

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' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC C. James T. Seaver 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver 3% 56% James Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -8% 48% James Picked off 2B (P-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC C. Fanzone T. Seaver -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Martinez J. Pizarro 2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM M. Jorgensen J. Pizarro -2% 45% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM C. Jones J. Pizarro -4% 42% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Jorgensen to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O NYM D. Clendenon J. Pizarro 4% 46% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 12- O NYM L. Stanton J. Pizarro 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Davis T. Seaver -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Aspromonte J. Pizarro 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Grote J. Pizarro -3% 45% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Foli J. Pizarro 3% 48% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- NYM T. Seaver J. Pizarro -2% 46% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Foli to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYM T. Martinez J. Pizarro 4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC H. Torres T. Seaver 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHC K. Rudolph T. Seaver -4% 50% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC J. Pizarro T. Seaver -6% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen J. Pizarro 2% 47% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones J. Pizarro 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 --- NYM D. Clendenon J. Pizarro -1% 48% Single to LF
b3 0-0 2 1-- O NYM L. Stanton J. Pizarro 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- CHC C. James T. Seaver 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; James to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -2- O CHC C. Fanzone T. Seaver -4% 48% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 -2- O CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver -4% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Aspromonte J. Pizarro 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Grote J. Pizarro -3% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Foli J. Pizarro 5% 49% Grote Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYM T. Foli J. Pizarro 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Davis T. Seaver -2% 45% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 --- CHC H. Torres T. Seaver 2% 47% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t5 0-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Rudolph T. Seaver -3% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 9-1-2
b5 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver J. Pizarro 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-0 1 --- O NYM T. Martinez J. Pizarro 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen J. Pizarro 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Pizarro T. Seaver -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t6 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. James T. Seaver -2% 45% Strikeout
t6 0-0 2 --- CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver 2% 46% Single to P
t6 0-0 2 1-- CHC C. Fanzone T. Seaver 2% 48% Hiser Steals 2B
t6 0-0 2 -2- CHC C. Fanzone T. Seaver 1% 49% Walk
t6 0-0 2 12- O CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver -6% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones J. Pizarro 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Clendenon J. Pizarro 2% 48% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 --- NYM L. Stanton J. Pizarro -2% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 0-0 2 1-- O NYM B. Aspromonte J. Pizarro 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t7 0-0 0 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Davis T. Seaver -3% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- O CHC H. Torres T. Seaver -2% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 7-8-9
b7 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Grote J. Pizarro -6% 36% Walk
b7 0-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Foli J. Pizarro 5% 42% Bunt Popfly: P
b7 0-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Seaver J. Pizarro 5% 46% Groundout: P-2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 0-0 2 1-- O NYM T. Martinez J. Pizarro 4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
t8 0-0 0 --- O CHC K. Rudolph T. Seaver -4% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-0 1 --- R CHC J. Pizarro T. Seaver 29% 75% Home Run
t8 1-0 1 --- O CHC C. James T. Seaver -1% 74% Strikeout
t8 1-0 2 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Seaver -1% 73% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
b8 0-1 0 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen J. Pizarro 6% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-1 1 --- NYM C. Jones J. Pizarro -7% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b8 0-1 1 1-- NYM D. Clendenon J. Pizarro -10% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Jones to 2B
b8 0-1 1 12- OO NYM L. Stanton J. Pizarro 23% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
t9 1-0 0 --- O CHC C. Fanzone T. Seaver -1% 84% Popfly: 2B
t9 1-0 1 --- CHC P. Bourque T. Seaver 1% 86% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t9 1-0 1 1-- CHC P. Popovich T. Seaver 5% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Bourque to 3B
Billy Williams pinch hits for Brock Davis (LF) batting 6th
t9 1-0 1 1-3 O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver -5% 86% Popfly: 3B
t9 1-0 2 1-3 O CHC H. Torres T. Seaver -3% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
Billy Williams moves from PH to LF
b9 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Aspromonte J. Pizarro 8% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 0-1 1 --- NYM J. Grote J. Pizarro -9% 81% Walk
Tommie Agee pinch hits for Tim Foli (2B) batting 8th
Bud Harrelson pinch runs for Jerry Grote (C) batting 7th
b9 0-1 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee J. Pizarro 10% 91% Strikeout
Ken Singleton pinch hits for Tom Seaver (P) batting 9th
b9 0-1 2 1-- O NYM K. Singleton J. Pizarro 9% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.

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