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Standings
WSA
@BOS
1
8
CHW
@CAL
6
5
 
(10)
BAL
@CLE
5
0
NYY
@DET
3
2
MIN
@KCR
6
2
MIN
@KCR
3
5
MIL
@OAK
0
7
LAD
@ATL
5
2
PHI
@CHC
5
1
SFG
@CIN
12
5
PIT
@NYM
1
3
MON
@STL
1
7
Sunday, September 26, 1971, 2:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 30,519, Time of Game: 1:53
Pirates
1
96-64
 Lost 2 
1st
at Mets
3
82-77
 Won 2 
3rd, 13½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (19-10)
L: Steve Blass (15-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  1  0
Mets            1  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  X    3 10  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 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .294 .353 .360 .713 -0.019 0.80 0.040 -0.058 -0.1 4 5
Vic Davalillo RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .286 .314 .387 .700 0.070 1.00 0.103 -0.033 0.7 0 0
Al Oliver CF 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .280 .316 .444 .761 -0.084 1.20 0.000 -0.084 -0.5 1 0 SF
Willie Stargell LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .296 .400 .628 1.028 -0.124 1.33 0.000 -0.124 -0.9 0 0 GDP
Milt May C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .268 .316 .423 .739 -0.069 0.96 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 8 1
Bob Robertson 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .269 .355 .484 .839 -0.044 0.61 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 9 2
Jose Pagan 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .242 .313 .344 .656 -0.057 0.78 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 0 0
Gene Alley SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .298 .345 .643 -0.063 0.87 0.000 -0.063 -0.5 2 5
Steve Blass P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .120 .131 .145 .276 -0.018 0.38 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 2
   Rimp Lanier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.020 0.82 0.000 -0.020 -0.1
Team Totals 26 1 1 1 1 10 28 .038 .071 .038 .110 -0.428 0.89 0.143 -0.570 -2.8 24 15
SF: A Oliver (9, off T Seaver).
TB: V Davalillo.
GIDP: W Stargell (8).
RBI: A Oliver (63).
Team LOB: 0.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Alley-D Cash-B Robertson; G Alley-B Robertson.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .250 .316 .301 .617 -0.107 1.21 0.000 -0.107 -1.4 2 3 SH
Ken Singleton RF 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .243 .376 .375 .751 -0.032 1.16 0.038 -0.069 -0.5 2 0
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .318 .380 .474 .854 0.141 0.98 0.165 -0.024 1.3 2 0
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 0 1 1 0 3 4 .246 .299 .412 .711 0.031 0.95 0.072 -0.041 0.1 7 0
Tommie Agee CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .288 .366 .434 .800 -0.001 0.80 0.079 -0.080 0.4 2 0 GDP
   Don Hahn PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .318 .294 .612 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Wayne Garrett 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .210 .308 .236 .544 -0.054 0.61 0.000 -0.054 -1.0 2 0 SH
Duffy Dyer C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .235 .297 .325 .622 0.045 0.41 0.052 -0.008 0.5 10 0
Tim Foli 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .232 .279 .290 .569 -0.031 0.70 0.031 -0.061 -0.7 0 3 GDP
Tom Seaver P 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 .202 .253 .270 .522 0.081 0.94 0.084 -0.004 0.8 0 1 SH
Team Totals 29 3 10 3 3 7 35 .345 .406 .345 .751 0.073 0.86 0.521 -0.448 -0.4 27 7
SH: B Harrelson (13, off S Blass); T Seaver (11, off S Blass); W Garrett (3, off S Blass).
TB: D Dyer 3; T Agee 2; C Jones 2; K Singleton; T Foli; D Clendenon.
GIDP: T Foli (7); T Agee (12).
RBI: T Agee (50); D Clendenon (37); C Jones (68).
2-out RBI: T Agee.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Seaver-B Harrelson-D Clendenon.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Blass, L (15-8) 8 10 3 3 3 7 0 2.85 35 54 -0.073 0.86 0.4
Team Totals 8 10 3 3 3 7 0 3.38 35 54 -0.073 0.86 0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (19-10) 9 1 1 1 1 10 0 1.78 28 90 0.427 0.89 2.8
Team Totals 9 1 1 1 1 10 0 1.00 28 90 0.427 0.89 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 1:53.
Attendance: 30,519.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Dave Cash 2B 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Vic Davalillo RF 2 Ken Singleton RF
3 Al Oliver CF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Donn Clendenon 1B
5 Milt May C 5 Tommie Agee CF
6 Bob Robertson 1B 6 Wayne Garrett 3B
7 Jose Pagan 3B 7 Duffy Dyer C
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Tim Foli 2B
9 Steve Blass P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-3 0 1-- PIT V. Davalillo T. Seaver -10% 77% Single to RF; Cash to 3B
b5 1-0 1 12- R NYM C. Jones S. Blass 10% 85% Single to CF; Singleton to 2B; Seaver Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass 7% 69% Single to CF; Jones to 2B; Singleton Scores
b5 2-0 2 12- R NYM T. Agee S. Blass 7% 90% Single to CF; Jones to 2B; Singleton Scores
b1 1-0 1 12- OO NYM T. Agee S. Blass -7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-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' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT V. Davalillo T. Seaver 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
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 --- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM K. Singleton S. Blass 2% 55% Single to RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM C. Jones S. Blass 7% 62% Single to RF; Singleton to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass 7% 69% Single to CF; Jones to 2B; Singleton Scores
b1 1-0 1 12- OO NYM T. Agee S. Blass -7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 2% 64% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 2% 66% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-1 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 1% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett S. Blass -2% 65% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- NYM D. Dyer S. Blass 2% 67% Single
b2 1-0 1 1-- NYM T. Foli S. Blass 3% 70% Walk; Dyer to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- NYM T. Seaver S. Blass 5% 75% Walk; Dyer to 3B; Foli to 2B
b2 1-0 1 123 O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass -6% 69% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 123 O NYM K. Singleton S. Blass -6% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan T. Seaver 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O PIT S. Blass T. Seaver 1% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 3-4-5
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones S. Blass -2% 66% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass -1% 65% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O NYM T. Agee S. Blass -1% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 3% 67% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 --- O PIT V. Davalillo T. Seaver 2% 69% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 1% 70% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett S. Blass -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- NYM D. Dyer S. Blass 2% 70% Single to CF
b4 1-0 1 1-- OO NYM T. Foli S. Blass -4% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 3% 69% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 2% 71% Strikeout
t5 0-1 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 1% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- NYM T. Seaver S. Blass 3% 75% Walk
b5 1-0 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass -1% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Seaver to 2B
b5 1-0 1 -2- NYM K. Singleton S. Blass 1% 76% Fielder's Choice
b5 1-0 1 12- R NYM C. Jones S. Blass 10% 85% Single to CF; Singleton to 2B; Seaver Scores
b5 2-0 1 12- O NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass -2% 83% Strikeout
b5 2-0 2 12- R NYM T. Agee S. Blass 7% 90% Single to CF; Jones to 2B; Singleton Scores
b5 3-0 2 12- O NYM W. Garrett S. Blass -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t6 0-3 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan T. Seaver 2% 91% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-3 1 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 1% 92% Strikeout
t6 0-3 2 --- O PIT S. Blass T. Seaver 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 7-8-9
b6 3-0 0 --- NYM D. Dyer S. Blass 1% 94% Single to CF
b6 3-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Foli S. Blass -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 3-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Seaver S. Blass -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Foli to 2B
b6 3-0 2 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson S. Blass -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- PIT D. Cash T. Seaver -4% 87% Walk
t7 0-3 0 1-- PIT V. Davalillo T. Seaver -10% 77% Single to RF; Cash to 3B
t7 0-3 0 1-3 RO PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 6% 83% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Cash Scores
t7 1-3 1 1-- OO PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 7% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 2-3-4
b7 3-1 0 --- O NYM K. Singleton S. Blass -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- O NYM C. Jones S. Blass -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- O NYM D. Clendenon S. Blass -0% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t8 1-3 0 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 3% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-3 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 2% 94% Flyball: LF
t8 1-3 2 --- O PIT J. Pagan T. Seaver 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Steve Blass facing 5-6-7
b8 3-1 0 --- NYM T. Agee S. Blass 1% 96% Single
Don Hahn pinch runs for Tommie Agee (CF) batting 5th
b8 3-1 0 1-- O NYM W. Garrett S. Blass -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hahn to 2B
b8 3-1 1 -2- O NYM D. Dyer S. Blass -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-1 2 -2- O NYM T. Foli S. Blass -1% 94% Single; Hahn out at Hm/1B-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
Don Hahn moves from PR to CF
t9 1-3 0 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 3% 97% Flyball: RF
Rimp Lanier pinch hits for Steve Blass (P) batting 9th
t9 1-3 1 --- O PIT R. Lanier T. Seaver 2% 99% Popfly: 3B
t9 1-3 2 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.

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