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BOS
@BAL
8
5
BOS
@BAL
2
8
OAK
@CAL
2
1
 
(11)
TEX
@CHW
3
5
MIL
@CLE
4
9
NYY
@DET
2
7
KCR
@MIN
4
2
SDP
@ATL
4
5
HOU
@CIN
1
0
 
(10)
HOU
@CIN
5
11
CHC
@MON
3
0
STL
@NYM
3
7
PIT
@PHI
3
1
LAD
@SFG
3
0
Friday, August 3, 1973, 8:09PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 25,764, Time of Game: 2:28
Cardinals
3
58-50
 Lost 2 
1st
at Mets
7
48-57
 Won 4 
6th, 8½ GB
W: Jon Matlack (8-14)
L: Rich Folkers (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  1   1  1  0   0  0  0    3 10  0
Mets            3  0  0   0  1  0   3  0  X    7  8  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 5 2 3 0 0 1 .286 .728 0.090 1.06 0.154 -0.064 1.0 0 0 2B,SB
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 0 3 1 1 0 .288 .705 0.182 1.07 0.192 -0.009 1.3 3 4
Joe Torre 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 .292 .810 -0.201 1.65 0.043 -0.244 -1.1 6 1 GDP
Ted Simmons C 5 0 1 1 0 2 .290 .774 0.004 1.44 0.133 -0.129 -0.5 5 0
Luis Melendez CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .605 -0.106 1.01 0.000 -0.106 -1.0 4 0
Ken Reitz SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .623 -0.087 0.88 0.000 -0.087 -0.8 4 2
Bernie Carbo RF 2 1 1 1 2 0 .282 .832 0.143 0.59 0.156 -0.013 1.2 1 0 HR
Terry Hughes 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250 .500 -0.062 0.83 0.011 -0.073 -0.5 0 1
Rich Folkers P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .063 .125 -0.031 0.58 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 0
   Orlando Pena P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Stein PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .218 .561 -0.037 1.35 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
   Diego Segui P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ed Sprague P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Tim McCarver PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .683 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 3 11 .270 .703 -0.113 1.06 0.689 -0.801 -1.1 24 8
2B: L Brock (16, off J Matlack).
HR: B Carbo (5, off J Matlack; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: B Carbo 4; L Brock 4; T Sizemore 3; T Simmons; T Hughes; J Torre.
GIDP: J Torre (13).
RBI: B Carbo (29); T Sizemore (31); T Simmons (63).
2-out RBI: T Simmons.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Torre-K Reitz-E Sprague.
Baserunning
SB: L Brock (39, 2nd base off J Matlack/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Hahn CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .278 .653 0.137 0.92 0.164 -0.027 0.8 2 0
Felix Millan 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .309 .715 0.048 1.13 0.095 -0.047 0.5 4 1 SB
Willie Mays 1B 4 1 1 3 0 2 .212 .644 0.066 1.10 0.176 -0.110 1.5 5 0 HR
Cleon Jones RF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .259 .687 -0.042 0.75 0.020 -0.061 -0.6 2 0
John Milner LF 1 0 1 2 0 0 .241 .809 0.198 1.65 0.198 0.000 1.9 0 0 3B
   Rusty Staub PR-RF 2 1 0 0 1 0 .269 .776 -0.038 0.55 0.002 -0.039 -0.1 1 0
Jerry Grote C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .181 .438 0.040 0.55 0.069 -0.029 0.2 11 0
Wayne Garrett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .695 -0.033 0.32 0.000 -0.033 -0.9 2 3 GDP
Ted Martinez SS 3 1 1 0 0 2 .223 .515 0.019 0.77 0.047 -0.028 -0.1 0 2
Jon Matlack P 1 1 0 0 1 1 .098 .327 -0.007 0.92 0.019 -0.026 -0.1 0 0 SH
Team Totals 30 7 8 7 3 5 .267 .767 0.388 0.82 0.790 -0.400 3.4 27 6
3B: J Milner (2, off R Folkers).
HR: W Mays (5, off D Segui; 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
SH: J Matlack (8, off R Folkers).
TB: W Mays 4; J Milner 3; F Millan 2; C Jones; D Hahn; T Martinez; J Grote.
GIDP: W Garrett (5).
RBI: W Mays 3 (20); J Milner 2 (52); D Hahn (4); J Grote (9).
2-out RBI: W Mays 3; J Milner 2; J Grote.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 4 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Garrett-F Millan-W Mays.
E: W Garrett (13).
Baserunning
SB: F Millan (2, 2nd base off O Pena/T Simmons).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rich Folkers, L (3-3) 4.1 6 4 4 1 3 0 2.97 20 37 -0.372 0.86 -2.9
Orlando Pena 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.36 2 2 0 0.109 1.73 1.1
Diego Segui 2 2 3 3 1 1 1 2.84 9 0 0 -0.127 0.67 -2.1
Ed Sprague 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.99 3 0 0 0.002 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 7 7 3 5 1 7.88 34 37 2 0 -0.388 0.82 -3.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, W (8-14) 9 10 3 3 3 11 1 3.48 40 63 0.112 1.06 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 11 1 3.00 40 63 0.112 1.06 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Don Hahn CF
2 Ted Sizemore 2B 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Joe Torre 1B 3 Willie Mays 1B
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Cleon Jones RF
5 Luis Melendez CF 5 John Milner LF
6 Ken Reitz SS 6 Jerry Grote C
7 Bernie Carbo RF 7 Wayne Garrett 3B
8 Terry Hughes 3B 8 Ted Martinez SS
9 Rich Folkers P 9 Jon Matlack P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- RR NYM J. Milner R. Folkers 20% 74% Triple to RF; Jones Scores; Millan Scores
b7 4-3 2 12- RRR NYM W. Mays D. Segui 18% 97% Home Run; Matlack Scores; Millan Scores
t5 2-3 0 12- OO STL J. Torre J. Matlack 15% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Brock to 3B
t5 2-3 2 --3 R STL T. Simmons J. Matlack -13% 53% Single to LF; Brock Scores
b5 3-3 1 -2- R NYM D. Hahn R. Folkers 13% 72% Single to LF; Martinez Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock J. Matlack 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- STL J. Torre J. Matlack -4% 46% Single to LF; Sizemore to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O STL T. Simmons J. Matlack 4% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- O STL L. Melendez J. Matlack 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rich Folkers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM D. Hahn R. Folkers 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM F. Millan R. Folkers -3% 55% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYM W. Mays R. Folkers -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- NYM C. Jones R. Folkers 2% 54% Single to RF; Millan to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- RR NYM J. Milner R. Folkers 20% 74% Triple to RF; Jones Scores; Millan Scores
Rusty Staub pinch runs for John Milner (LF) batting 5th
b1 2-0 2 --3 R NYM J. Grote R. Folkers 7% 81% Single to RF; Staub Scores
b1 3-0 2 1-- O NYM W. Garrett R. Folkers -1% 80% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
Cleon Jones moves from RF to LF
Rusty Staub moves from PR to RF
t2 0-3 0 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Matlack 2% 82% Flyball: LF
t2 0-3 1 --- O STL B. Carbo J. Matlack 1% 83% Flyball: LF
t2 0-3 2 --- STL T. Hughes J. Matlack -1% 82% Single to RF
t2 0-3 2 1-- O STL R. Folkers J. Matlack 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Rich Folkers facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- O NYM T. Martinez R. Folkers -1% 83% Strikeout
b2 3-0 1 --- O NYM J. Matlack R. Folkers -1% 82% Strikeout
b2 3-0 2 --- O NYM D. Hahn R. Folkers -1% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t3 0-3 0 --- STL L. Brock J. Matlack -4% 78% Single to 2B/Bunt
t3 0-3 0 1-- STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack -2% 76% Brock Steals 2B
t3 0-3 0 -2- R STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack -7% 69% Single to LF; Brock Scores
t3 1-3 0 1-- O STL J. Torre J. Matlack 4% 72% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-3 1 1-- O STL T. Simmons J. Matlack 3% 75% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-3 2 1-- O STL L. Melendez J. Matlack 2% 78% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Rich Folkers facing 2-3-4
b3 3-1 0 --- O NYM F. Millan R. Folkers -1% 76% Flyball: CF
b3 3-1 1 --- O NYM W. Mays R. Folkers -1% 75% Strikeout
b3 3-1 2 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Folkers -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
t4 1-3 0 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Matlack 3% 77% Popfly: 2B
t4 1-3 1 --- R STL B. Carbo J. Matlack -11% 66% Home Run
t4 2-3 1 --- O STL T. Hughes J. Matlack 2% 68% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-3 2 --- O STL R. Folkers J. Matlack 1% 69% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Rich Folkers facing 5-6-7
b4 3-2 0 --- O NYM R. Staub R. Folkers -2% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 3-2 1 --- O NYM J. Grote R. Folkers -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-2 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett R. Folkers -1% 65% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t5 2-3 0 --- STL L. Brock J. Matlack -9% 56% Double to RF
t5 2-3 0 -2- STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack -5% 51% Walk
t5 2-3 0 12- OO STL J. Torre J. Matlack 15% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Brock to 3B
t5 2-3 2 --3 R STL T. Simmons J. Matlack -13% 53% Single to LF; Brock Scores
t5 3-3 2 1-- O STL L. Melendez J. Matlack 3% 56% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Rich Folkers facing 8-9-1
b5 3-3 0 --- NYM T. Martinez R. Folkers 5% 61% Single to CF
b5 3-3 0 1-- O NYM J. Matlack R. Folkers -2% 59% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Martinez to 2B
b5 3-3 1 -2- R NYM D. Hahn R. Folkers 13% 72% Single to LF; Martinez Scores
b5 4-3 1 1-- NYM F. Millan R. Folkers 6% 78% Single to RF; Hahn to 3B
Orlando Pena replaces Rich Folkers pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-3 1 1-3 NYM W. Mays O. Pena 2% 80% Millan Steals 2B
b5 4-3 1 -23 O NYM W. Mays O. Pena -7% 73% Strikeout
b5 4-3 2 -23 O NYM C. Jones O. Pena -5% 67% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-4, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
t6 3-4 0 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Matlack 4% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 3-4 1 --- STL B. Carbo J. Matlack -4% 67% Walk
t6 3-4 1 1-- O STL T. Hughes J. Matlack 5% 71% Strikeout
Bill Stein pinch hits for Orlando Pena (P) batting 9th
t6 3-4 2 1-- O STL B. Stein J. Matlack 4% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cardinals' Diego Segui facing 5-6-7
Diego Segui replaces Bill Stein (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-3 0 --- O NYM R. Staub D. Segui -2% 73% Flyball: CF
b6 4-3 1 --- O NYM J. Grote D. Segui -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-3 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett D. Segui -1% 71% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-4, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t7 3-4 0 --- O STL L. Brock J. Matlack 4% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-4 1 --- STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack -5% 70% Single to LF
t7 3-4 1 1-- O STL J. Torre J. Matlack 5% 76% Strikeout
t7 3-4 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons J. Matlack 4% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cardinals' Diego Segui facing 8-9-1
b7 4-3 0 --- O NYM T. Martinez D. Segui -2% 78% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-3 1 --- NYM J. Matlack D. Segui 2% 80% Walk
b7 4-3 1 1-- O NYM D. Hahn D. Segui -2% 78% Popfly: SS
b7 4-3 2 1-- NYM F. Millan D. Segui 2% 80% Single to LF; Matlack to 2B
b7 4-3 2 12- RRR NYM W. Mays D. Segui 18% 97% Home Run; Matlack Scores; Millan Scores
b7 7-3 2 --- O NYM C. Jones D. Segui -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 7.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-7, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t8 3-7 0 --- O STL L. Melendez J. Matlack 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 3-7 1 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Matlack 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-7 2 --- STL B. Carbo J. Matlack -0% 98% Walk
t8 3-7 2 1-- O STL T. Hughes J. Matlack 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-3, Cardinals' Ed Sprague facing 5-6-7
Ed Sprague replaces Diego Segui pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-3 0 --- NYM R. Staub E. Sprague 0% 99% Walk
b8 7-3 0 1-- O NYM J. Grote E. Sprague -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 7-3 1 1-- OO NYM W. Garrett E. Sprague -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 7.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-7, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
Tim McCarver pinch hits for Ed Sprague (P) batting 9th
t9 3-7 0 --- O STL T. McCarver J. Matlack 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 3-7 1 --- STL L. Brock J. Matlack -1% 99% Single to LF
t9 3-7 1 1-- O STL T. Sizemore J. Matlack 1% 100% Lineout: 3B
t9 3-7 2 1-- STL J. Torre J. Matlack -1% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brock to 2B
t9 3-7 2 12- O STL T. Simmons J. Matlack 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 7.

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