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Standings
TEX
@CAL
1
7
MIN
@CHW
3
0
BAL
@CLE
6
2
BOS
@DET
4
5
MIL
@NYY
6
5
KCR
@OAK
4
5
LAD
@ATL
3
2
SDP
@CIN
4
5
SFG
@HOU
1
3
PIT
@NYM
3
4
CHC
@PHI
9
2
Friday, May 18, 1973, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 34,565, Time of Game: 2:12
Pirates
3
14-18
 Lost 1 
4th, 6 GB
at Mets
4
19-15
 Won 2 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Tom Seaver (5-3)
L: Luke Walker (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  0    3  7  1
Mets            0  0  3   1  0  0   0  0  X    4  9  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .327 .812 -0.018 1.09 0.062 -0.079 0.0 2 3 2B
Richie Hebner 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 .259 .793 0.159 1.11 0.181 -0.022 1.3 1 2
Manny Sanguillen RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .322 .834 -0.070 1.52 0.019 -0.088 -0.2 2 0
Willie Stargell LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .306 1.042 -0.118 1.25 0.000 -0.118 -0.9 1 0
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Al Oliver CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .310 .863 -0.145 1.43 0.000 -0.145 -0.9 2 0
Bob Robertson 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .306 .944 0.107 1.01 0.144 -0.037 0.9 8 1 HR
Milt May C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .304 .769 -0.097 1.41 0.023 -0.119 -0.3 6 0
Gene Alley SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .662 -0.079 0.81 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 2 2 GDP
   Vic Davalillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .408 -0.074 2.71 0.000 -0.074 -0.2
Luke Walker P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .333 -0.021 0.85 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 0
   Richie Zisk PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .561 -0.014 0.57 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
   Bob Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Clines PH-LF 1 1 1 0 0 0 .310 .734 0.066 1.38 0.066 0.000 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 7 3 1 7 .206 .552 -0.304 1.24 0.495 -0.796 -1.1 24 8
2B: D Cash (5, off T Seaver).
HR: B Robertson (6, off T Seaver; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: B Robertson 5; R Hebner 2; D Cash 2; G Clines; M May.
GIDP: G Alley (4).
RBI: M Sanguillen (14); B Robertson (16); R Hebner (16).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: R Hebner (4).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 2B 4 1 2 3 1 0 .266 .819 0.276 0.77 0.305 -0.029 2.5 2 5 HR,IW
Ted Martinez CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .220 .504 0.004 0.52 0.030 -0.025 0.2 2 0
Jim Fregosi 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .213 .595 -0.033 0.66 0.013 -0.045 -0.6 0 1
Rusty Staub RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .218 .702 0.118 0.75 0.139 -0.021 0.7 2 0
Jim Beauchamp 1B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .353 .803 -0.035 0.90 0.013 -0.048 -0.4 7 0
   Ed Kranepool PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .735 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 1 0
George Theodore LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .268 .660 -0.063 0.72 0.005 -0.068 -0.8 1 0
   Jim Gosger LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .601 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Duffy Dyer C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .119 .300 -0.038 0.52 0.010 -0.048 -0.3 6 0
Bud Harrelson SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .241 .608 -0.015 0.63 0.027 -0.042 -0.2 5 4 SB
Tom Seaver P 4 1 1 0 0 2 .091 .258 -0.010 0.57 0.031 -0.041 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 9 4 3 6 .265 .677 0.197 0.66 0.573 -0.374 0.4 27 10
HR: W Garrett (3, off L Walker; 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out).
IBB: W Garrett (1, by B Johnson).
TB: W Garrett 5; R Staub 2; G Theodore; T Seaver; B Harrelson; T Martinez; D Dyer.
RBI: W Garrett 3 (8); R Staub (18).
2-out RBI: R Staub; W Garrett.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Harrelson-W Garrett-J Beauchamp.
PB: D Dyer (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Harrelson (2, 2nd base off L Walker/M May).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luke Walker, L (1-2) 4 7 4 4 1 3 1 4.68 20 34 -0.277 0.87 -2.2
Bob Johnson 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 2.55 14 0 0 0.052 0.39 1.4
Dave Giusti 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 3 0 0 0.027 0.37 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 3 6 1 4.50 37 34 0 0 -0.198 0.66 -0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (5-3) 9 7 3 3 1 7 1 1.57 35 67 0.303 1.24 1.1
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 7 1 3.00 35 67 0.303 1.24 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Johnson (3; W Garrett).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Art Williams.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Dave Cash 2B 1 Wayne Garrett 2B
2 Richie Hebner 3B 2 Ted Martinez CF
3 Manny Sanguillen RF 3 Jim Fregosi 3B
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Rusty Staub RF
5 Al Oliver CF 5 Jim Beauchamp 1B
6 Bob Robertson 1B 6 George Theodore LF
7 Milt May C 7 Duffy Dyer C
8 Gene Alley SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Luke Walker P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 1 1-- RR NYM W. Garrett L. Walker 23% 66% Home Run; Seaver Scores
b3 2-1 2 -2- R NYM R. Staub L. Walker 10% 76% Single to RF; Martinez Scores
t8 2-4 1 1-- PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver -9% 77% Single to RF; Clines to 3B
t9 3-4 1 1-- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 9% 93% Flyball: LF
t9 3-4 1 --- PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver -8% 84% Single to LF

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 --- PIT D. Cash T. Seaver -6% 44% Double to CF
t1 0-0 0 -2- R PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver -8% 36% Single to RF; Cash Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen T. Seaver 3% 39% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 1% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hebner to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 3% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett L. Walker -2% 41% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- O NYM T. Martinez L. Walker -2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O NYM J. Fregosi L. Walker -1% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 2% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- PIT M. May T. Seaver -2% 38% Single to LF
t2 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 5% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- NYM R. Staub L. Walker 4% 47% Single to P
b2 0-1 0 1-- O NYM J. Beauchamp L. Walker -4% 43% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 1-- O NYM G. Theodore L. Walker -3% 40% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O NYM D. Dyer L. Walker -2% 38% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O PIT L. Walker T. Seaver 2% 40% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 1 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 1% 41% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 2 --- PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver -1% 40% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- PIT M. Sanguillen T. Seaver -2% 38% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Hebner to 2B; Sanguillen to 1B
t3 1-0 2 12- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 4% 42% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson L. Walker -3% 40% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- NYM T. Seaver L. Walker 3% 43% Single to RF
b3 0-1 1 1-- RR NYM W. Garrett L. Walker 23% 66% Home Run; Seaver Scores
b3 2-1 1 --- NYM T. Martinez L. Walker 2% 68% Single to RF
b3 2-1 1 1-- O NYM J. Fregosi L. Walker -1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B; Martinez to 2B
b3 2-1 2 -2- R NYM R. Staub L. Walker 10% 76% Single to RF; Martinez Scores
b3 3-1 2 1-- NYM J. Beauchamp L. Walker 1% 77% Walk; Staub to 2B
b3 3-1 2 12- O NYM G. Theodore L. Walker -3% 75% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t4 1-3 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 3% 77% Popfly: SS
t4 1-3 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 2% 79% Strikeout
t4 1-3 2 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- O NYM D. Dyer L. Walker -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- NYM B. Harrelson L. Walker 2% 80% Single to RF
b4 3-1 1 1-- NYM T. Seaver L. Walker 1% 81% Harrelson Steals 2B
b4 3-1 1 -2- O NYM T. Seaver L. Walker -2% 79% Popfly: 2B
b4 3-1 2 -2- R NYM W. Garrett L. Walker 7% 86% Single to RF; Harrelson Scores
b4 4-1 2 1-- O NYM T. Martinez L. Walker -1% 85% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
t5 1-4 0 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 2% 88% Strikeout
Richie Zisk pinch hits for Luke Walker (P) batting 9th
t5 1-4 1 --- O PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver 1% 89% Strikeout
t5 1-4 2 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 3-4-5
Bob Johnson replaces Richie Zisk (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-1 0 --- NYM J. Fregosi B. Johnson 1% 91% Walk
b5 4-1 0 1-- O NYM R. Staub B. Johnson -1% 90% Flyball: LF
b5 4-1 1 1-- O NYM J. Beauchamp B. Johnson -1% 89% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 4-1 2 1-- O NYM G. Theodore B. Johnson -1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver 2% 90% Popfly: SS
t6 1-4 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen T. Seaver 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 1% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- NYM D. Dyer B. Johnson 1% 93% Single to LF
b6 4-1 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Johnson -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Dyer to 2B
b6 4-1 1 -2- O NYM T. Seaver B. Johnson -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-1 2 -2- NYM W. Garrett B. Johnson 0% 92% Intentional Walk
b6 4-1 2 12- NYM T. Martinez B. Johnson 1% 93% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Garrett to 2B; Dyer to 3B
b6 4-1 2 123 O NYM J. Fregosi B. Johnson -2% 91% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at Hm
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t7 1-4 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 2% 93% Strikeout
t7 1-4 1 --- R PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver -6% 86% Home Run
t7 2-4 1 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-4 2 --- O PIT G. Alley T. Seaver 1% 90% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 4-5-6
b7 4-2 0 --- O NYM R. Staub B. Johnson -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Jim Beauchamp (1B) batting 5th
b7 4-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Johnson -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-2 2 --- NYM G. Theodore B. Johnson 0% 89% Single to RF
b7 4-2 2 1-- O NYM D. Dyer B. Johnson -1% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
Ed Kranepool moves from PH to 1B
Jim Gosger replaces George Theodore playing LF batting 6th
Gene Clines pinch hits for Bob Johnson (P) batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- PIT G. Clines T. Seaver -7% 81% Single to RF
t8 2-4 0 1-- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 6% 87% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-4 1 1-- PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver -9% 77% Single to RF; Clines to 3B
t8 2-4 1 1-3 RO PIT M. Sanguillen T. Seaver 5% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Clines Scores
t8 3-4 2 1-- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 6% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-3, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 8-9-1
Dave Giusti replaces Willie Stargell (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Gene Clines moves from PH to LF
b8 4-3 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson D. Giusti -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b8 4-3 1 --- O NYM T. Seaver D. Giusti -1% 86% Strikeout
b8 4-3 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett D. Giusti -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t9 3-4 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 7% 92% Popfly: SS
t9 3-4 1 --- PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver -8% 84% Single to LF
t9 3-4 1 1-- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 9% 93% Flyball: LF
Vic Davalillo pinch hits for Gene Alley (SS) batting 8th
t9 3-4 2 1-- O PIT V. Davalillo T. Seaver 7% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 4.

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