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5
2
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@CIN
0
2
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@NYM
0
1
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@SDP
3
2
 
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Monday, September 18, 1972, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 15,622, Time of Game: 2:24
Pirates
0
89-52
 Lost 4 
1st
at Mets
1
73-67
 Won 1 
3rd, 15½ GB
W: Jon Matlack (13-9)
L: Nelson Briles (14-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  7  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rennie Stennett 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .287 .689 0.034 1.11 0.085 -0.051 0.2 1 4
Al Oliver CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .314 .797 -0.151 1.66 0.000 -0.151 -1.0 6 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .317 .859 -0.120 1.19 0.000 -0.120 -0.8 1 0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .733 -0.116 1.18 0.000 -0.116 -0.7 7 0
Richie Zisk LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .111 .269 -0.018 1.21 0.061 -0.079 -0.1 0 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .308 .911 -0.028 1.21 0.043 -0.071 -0.2 0 2
Bob Robertson 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .189 .626 -0.013 1.41 0.060 -0.073 -0.1 6 1
Gene Alley SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .631 -0.195 1.95 0.000 -0.195 -1.0 2 1
Nelson Briles P 2 0 0 0 1 0 .169 .376 -0.021 1.21 0.042 -0.063 0.0 2 2
Team Totals 32 0 5 0 3 6 .156 .385 -0.628 1.35 0.291 -0.919 -3.8 25 10
TB: R Hebner 2; R Stennett; R Zisk; B Robertson.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Stennett-G Alley-B Robertson.
E: R Stennett (9).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 4 0 3 0 0 1 .227 .682 0.054 1.42 0.117 -0.063 0.6 2 5
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .201 .584 -0.026 1.85 0.078 -0.104 -0.2 4 2
   Ted Martinez 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .514 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
John Milner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .816 -0.185 1.74 0.000 -0.185 -1.3 1 0
Rusty Staub RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .301 .850 -0.048 1.73 0.102 -0.150 -0.4 1 0 GDP
Cleon Jones CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .657 -0.112 1.83 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 1 0 SH
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .263 .729 -0.051 1.43 0.009 -0.060 -0.2 9 0 IW
Duffy Dyer C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .246 .712 0.282 1.73 0.325 -0.043 1.3 6 0
Bud Harrelson SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .593 -0.068 0.90 0.000 -0.068 -0.4 2 4
Jon Matlack P 2 0 0 0 1 2 .143 .398 0.028 1.11 0.066 -0.037 0.1 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 7 1 2 7 .226 .499 -0.126 1.56 0.697 -0.822 -1.5 27 12
SH: C Jones (2, off N Briles).
IBB: E Kranepool (13, by N Briles).
TB: W Garrett 3; R Staub 2; K Boswell; D Dyer.
GIDP: R Staub (5).
RBI: D Dyer (33).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nelson Briles, L (14-8) 8.1 7 1 1 2 7 0 3.25 34 70 0.126 1.56 1.5
Team Totals 8.1 7 1 1 2 7 0 1.08 34 70 0.126 1.56 1.5

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, W (13-9) 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 2.41 35 80 0.626 1.35 3.8
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 35 80 0.626 1.35 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: N Briles (7; E Kranepool).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Ed Vargo.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Rennie Stennett 2B 1 Wayne Garrett 3B
2 Al Oliver CF 2 Ken Boswell 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 John Milner LF
4 Manny Sanguillen C 4 Rusty Staub RF
5 Richie Zisk LF 5 Cleon Jones CF
6 Richie Hebner 3B 6 Ed Kranepool 1B
7 Bob Robertson 1B 7 Duffy Dyer C
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Nelson Briles P 9 Jon Matlack P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 1 12- R NYM D. Dyer N. Briles 31% 100% Single to LF; Staub Scores; Kranepool to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm; Dyer to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 0-0 1 12- OO NYM R. Staub N. Briles -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 0-0 2 12- O PIT G. Alley J. Matlack 10% 62% Popfly: 2B
b6 0-0 0 1-- NYM K. Boswell N. Briles 8% 70% Single to LF; Garrett to 2B
b9 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Staub N. Briles 8% 70% Single to CF

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' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Stennett J. Matlack -4% 46% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT A. Oliver J. Matlack 3% 50% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Matlack 3% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Matlack 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM W. Garrett N. Briles 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM K. Boswell N. Briles -3% 55% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYM J. Milner N. Briles -3% 52% Popfly: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- NYM R. Staub N. Briles 3% 55% Single to LF; Garrett to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O NYM C. Jones N. Briles -5% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Zisk J. Matlack 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner J. Matlack 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- PIT B. Robertson J. Matlack -1% 52% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O PIT G. Alley J. Matlack 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool N. Briles -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Dyer N. Briles -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson N. Briles -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- PIT N. Briles J. Matlack -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Stennett J. Matlack 4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver J. Matlack 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Matlack 2% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Matlack N. Briles -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Garrett N. Briles 3% 55% Single to CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- O NYM K. Boswell N. Briles -2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Garrett to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Milner N. Briles -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Matlack 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Zisk J. Matlack 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- PIT R. Hebner J. Matlack -1% 53% Single to RF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Robertson J. Matlack 3% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Staub N. Briles -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones N. Briles -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool N. Briles -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O PIT G. Alley J. Matlack 3% 53% Popfly: CF
t5 0-0 1 --- O PIT N. Briles J. Matlack 2% 55% Popfly: 1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Stennett J. Matlack 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Dyer N. Briles -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson N. Briles -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Matlack N. Briles -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver J. Matlack 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Matlack 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Matlack 2% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- NYM W. Garrett N. Briles 5% 62% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- NYM K. Boswell N. Briles 8% 70% Single to LF; Garrett to 2B
b6 0-0 0 12- O NYM J. Milner N. Briles -8% 62% Flyball: RF
b6 0-0 1 12- OO NYM R. Staub N. Briles -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t7 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Zisk J. Matlack -6% 44% Single to LF
t7 0-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner J. Matlack 6% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Robertson J. Matlack 5% 54% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 1-- O PIT G. Alley J. Matlack 4% 58% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones N. Briles -4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool N. Briles -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b7 0-0 2 --- NYM D. Dyer N. Briles 2% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Dyer to 1B
b7 0-0 2 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson N. Briles -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
t8 0-0 0 --- O PIT N. Briles J. Matlack 4% 54% Popfly: 3B
t8 0-0 1 --- PIT R. Stennett J. Matlack -5% 50% Walk
t8 0-0 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver J. Matlack 5% 55% Flyball: LF
t8 0-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Matlack 5% 60% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 9-1-2
b8 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Matlack N. Briles 7% 66% Walk
b8 0-0 0 1-- O NYM W. Garrett N. Briles -6% 60% Strikeout
b8 0-0 1 1-- O NYM K. Boswell N. Briles -5% 55% Flyball: CF
b8 0-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner N. Briles -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
Ted Martinez replaces Ken Boswell playing 2B batting 2nd
t9 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Matlack 5% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Zisk J. Matlack 4% 59% Strikeout
t9 0-0 2 --- PIT R. Hebner J. Matlack -3% 56% Single to RF
t9 0-0 2 1-- PIT B. Robertson J. Matlack -5% 52% Single to LF; Hebner to 2B
t9 0-0 2 12- O PIT G. Alley J. Matlack 10% 62% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 4-5-6
b9 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Staub N. Briles 8% 70% Single to CF
b9 0-0 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones N. Briles -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Staub to 2B
b9 0-0 1 -2- NYM E. Kranepool N. Briles 1% 69% Intentional Walk
b9 0-0 1 12- R NYM D. Dyer N. Briles 31% 100% Single to LF; Staub Scores; Kranepool to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm; Dyer to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.

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