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BOS
@DET
1
5
CHW
@KCR
6
5
 
(12)
BAL
@MIL
7
4
OAK
@MIN
3
8
CAL
@TEX
6
1
MON
@CHC
1
3
CIN
@LAD
4
1
 
(10)
PIT
@NYM
2
10
STL
@PHI
12
3
SDP
@SFG
3
1
SDP
@SFG
2
7
Friday, September 21, 1973, 7:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 51,381, Time of Game: 2:20
Pirates
2
75-76
 Lost 4 
2nd, ½ GB
at Mets
10
77-77
 Won 4 
1st
W: Tom Seaver (18-10)
L: Steve Blass (3-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  1
Mets            4  0  2   0  0  1   0  3  X   10 13  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .659 -0.016 0.58 0.027 -0.043 -0.2 1 3
Dave Parker CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .270 .731 -0.043 0.57 0.006 -0.049 -0.3 2 0
Al Oliver 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .289 .772 -0.002 0.50 0.033 -0.035 -0.1 9 1
Willie Stargell LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .299 1.034 -0.019 0.64 0.028 -0.047 -0.5 2 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .278 .845 -0.053 0.58 0.000 -0.053 -1.0 2 1
Richie Zisk RF 4 1 1 1 0 3 .337 .922 0.079 0.38 0.098 -0.018 0.9 3 0 3B
Milt May C 2 0 0 1 1 0 .274 .738 -0.002 0.47 0.013 -0.015 -0.0 4 0 SF
Dal Maxvill SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .512 -0.019 0.39 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 1 2
   Gene Clines PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .644 0.007 0.17 0.007 0.000 0.2
   Jackie Hernandez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .615 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Steve Blass P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .917 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Zachary P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.024 0.97 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   John Morlan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .523 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fernando Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .616 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Bob Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .071 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Robertson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .720 -0.013 0.49 0.000 -0.013 -0.4
   Jim Foor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Lamb P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 2 8 .161 .432 -0.110 0.51 0.212 -0.321 -2.1 24 7
3B: R Zisk (7, off T Seaver).
SF: M May (2, off T Seaver).
TB: R Zisk 3; A Oliver; D Parker; G Clines; D Cash.
RBI: R Zisk (43); M May (31).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Cash-D Maxvill-A Oliver.
E: J Hernandez (8).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 5 2 3 1 0 0 .245 .717 0.056 0.33 0.067 -0.010 1.4 1 2 HR
Felix Millan 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .292 .689 -0.043 0.44 0.001 -0.045 -0.2 2 2 SH
Rusty Staub RF 4 2 2 2 1 0 .271 .776 0.026 0.43 0.041 -0.015 2.0 0 0 HR
John Milner 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .248 .785 0.014 0.59 0.080 -0.067 -0.7 7 1 HR,GDP
Cleon Jones LF 5 2 2 2 0 1 .262 .679 0.202 0.43 0.207 -0.005 2.1 1 0 2B
Dave Schneck CF 2 1 0 0 1 0 .192 .491 -0.010 0.50 0.006 -0.016 -0.3 2 0 IW
   Don Hahn CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .581 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 2 0
Jerry Grote C 3 0 3 2 1 0 .255 .606 0.148 0.40 0.148 0.000 2.6 9 1 2·2B
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 .258 .655 0.031 0.40 0.051 -0.020 -0.1 3 3
Tom Seaver P 3 1 0 0 1 1 .156 .450 -0.029 0.26 0.002 -0.031 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 36 10 13 10 4 4 .361 1.119 0.394 0.41 0.603 -0.210 6.4 27 10
2B: J Grote 2 (9, 1 off J Foor, 1 off S Blass); C Jones (13, off S Blass).
HR: R Staub (15, off J Lamb; 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out); W Garrett (14, off B Johnson; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out); J Milner (23, off C Zachary; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SH: F Millan (16, off J Morlan).
IBB: D Schneck (1, by S Blass).
TB: W Garrett 6; R Staub 5; J Grote 5; J Milner 4; C Jones 3; B Harrelson; F Millan.
GIDP: J Milner (15).
RBI: R Staub 2 (71); C Jones 2 (42); J Grote 2 (28); B Harrelson (20); F Millan (36); W Garrett (51); J Milner (70).
2-out RBI: J Grote 2; C Jones 2; B Harrelson.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Blass, L (3-9) 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 0 9.85 7 27 -0.327 1.30 -3.9
Chris Zachary 2 4 2 2 0 1 1 2.35 10 1 0 -0.084 0.48 -1.2
John Morlan 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.92 5 2 0 0.026 0.39 0.9
Bob Johnson 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 3.84 8 0 0 -0.005 0.12 -0.1
Jim Foor 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 5 0 0 0.002 0.05 0.5
John Lamb 1 2 3 3 1 2 1 6.07 6 0 0 -0.004 0.01 -2.5
Team Totals 8 13 10 10 4 4 3 11.25 41 27 3 0 -0.392 0.41 -6.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (18-10) 9 5 2 2 2 8 0 1.88 34 75 0.108 0.51 2.1
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 2 8 0 2.00 34 75 0.108 0.51 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: J Lamb (2); T Seaver (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: S Blass (4; D Schneck).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Dave Cash 2B 1 Wayne Garrett 3B
2 Dave Parker CF 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Al Oliver 1B 3 Rusty Staub RF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 John Milner 1B
5 Richie Hebner 3B 5 Cleon Jones LF
6 Richie Zisk RF 6 Dave Schneck CF
7 Milt May C 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
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
b1 0-0 2 12- RR NYM C. Jones S. Blass 19% 74% Double to RF; Staub Scores; Garrett Scores
b1 2-0 2 12- RR NYM J. Grote S. Blass 13% 87% Double (LF-CF); Jones Scores; Schneck Scores
t2 0-4 1 1-- R PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver -10% 76% Triple to RF; Hebner Scores
b3 4-2 1 --- R NYM J. Milner C. Zachary 8% 84% Home Run
b3 5-2 2 1-3 R NYM B. Harrelson C. Zachary 5% 91% Single to CF; Grote to 2B; Jones Scores

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% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Parker T. Seaver 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 1% 55% Strikeout
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 --- NYM W. Garrett S. Blass 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM F. Millan S. Blass -3% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM R. Staub S. Blass 4% 58% Single to CF; Garrett to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O NYM J. Milner S. Blass -4% 54% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 2 12- RR NYM C. Jones S. Blass 19% 74% Double to RF; Staub Scores; Garrett Scores
b1 2-0 2 -2- NYM D. Schneck S. Blass 1% 74% Intentional Walk
b1 2-0 2 12- RR NYM J. Grote S. Blass 13% 87% Double (LF-CF); Jones Scores; Schneck Scores
Chris Zachary replaces Steve Blass pitching and batting 9th
b1 4-0 2 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson C. Zachary -1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-4 0 --- PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver -3% 83% Walk
t2 0-4 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver 3% 86% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-4 1 1-- R PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver -10% 76% Triple to RF; Hebner Scores
t2 1-4 1 --3 RO PIT M. May T. Seaver -1% 75% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Zisk Scores
t2 2-4 2 --- O PIT D. Maxvill T. Seaver 1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Chris Zachary facing 9-1-2
b2 4-2 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver C. Zachary -1% 75% Strikeout Looking
b2 4-2 1 --- O NYM W. Garrett C. Zachary -1% 74% Flyball: CF
b2 4-2 2 --- O NYM F. Millan C. Zachary -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t3 2-4 0 --- O PIT C. Zachary T. Seaver 2% 75% Strikeout Looking
t3 2-4 1 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-4 2 --- O PIT D. Parker T. Seaver 1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Chris Zachary facing 3-4-5
b3 4-2 0 --- O NYM R. Staub C. Zachary -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 4-2 1 --- R NYM J. Milner C. Zachary 8% 84% Home Run
b3 5-2 1 --- NYM C. Jones C. Zachary 1% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b3 5-2 1 1-- O NYM D. Schneck C. Zachary -1% 84% Flyball: LF
b3 5-2 2 1-- NYM J. Grote C. Zachary 1% 85% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Jones to 3B
b3 5-2 2 1-3 R NYM B. Harrelson C. Zachary 5% 91% Single to CF; Grote to 2B; Jones Scores
John Morlan replaces Chris Zachary pitching and batting 9th
b3 6-2 2 12- O NYM T. Seaver J. Morlan -1% 89% Foul Flyball: 1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
t4 2-6 0 --- PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver -3% 86% Single to CF
t4 2-6 0 1-- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 3% 89% Flyball: CF
t4 2-6 1 1-- O PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver 2% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 2-6 2 1-- O PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver 1% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pirates' John Morlan facing 1-2-3
b4 6-2 0 --- NYM W. Garrett J. Morlan 1% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b4 6-2 0 1-- O NYM F. Millan J. Morlan -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Garrett to 2B
b4 6-2 1 -2- NYM R. Staub J. Morlan 0% 93% Walk
b4 6-2 1 12- OO NYM J. Milner J. Morlan -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t5 2-6 0 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t5 2-6 1 --- O PIT D. Maxvill T. Seaver 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
Fernando Gonzalez pinch hits for John Morlan (P) batting 9th
t5 2-6 2 --- O PIT F. Gonzalez T. Seaver 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 5-6-7
Bob Johnson replaces Fernando Gonzalez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 6-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Johnson -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-2 1 --- O NYM D. Schneck B. Johnson -0% 93% Flyball: RF
b5 6-2 2 --- NYM J. Grote B. Johnson 0% 94% Walk
b5 6-2 2 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Johnson -0% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
Don Hahn replaces Dave Schneck playing CF batting 6th
t6 2-6 0 --- PIT D. Cash T. Seaver -3% 90% Single to LF
t6 2-6 0 1-- O PIT D. Parker T. Seaver 2% 93% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-6 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-6 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver -1% 94% Wild Pitch; Oliver to 3B
t6 2-6 2 --3 O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 2% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pirates' Bob Johnson facing 9-1-2
b6 6-2 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Johnson -0% 96% Popfly: 1B
b6 6-2 1 --- R NYM W. Garrett B. Johnson 2% 98% Home Run
b6 7-2 1 --- O NYM F. Millan B. Johnson -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b6 7-2 2 --- O NYM R. Staub B. Johnson -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t7 2-7 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
t7 2-7 1 --- O PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-7 2 --- PIT M. May T. Seaver -0% 98% Walk
Gene Clines pinch hits for Dal Maxvill (SS) batting 8th
t7 2-7 2 1-- PIT G. Clines T. Seaver -1% 98% Single to CF; May to 2B
Bob Robertson pinch hits for Bob Johnson (P) batting 9th
t7 2-7 2 12- O PIT B. Robertson T. Seaver 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Pirates' Jim Foor facing 4-5-6
Jim Foor replaces Bob Robertson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jackie Hernandez replaces Gene Clines (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b7 7-2 0 --- O NYM J. Milner J. Foor -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 7-2 1 --- NYM C. Jones J. Foor 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b7 7-2 1 1-- O NYM D. Hahn J. Foor -0% 99% Lineout: RF
b7 7-2 2 1-- NYM J. Grote J. Foor 0% 99% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Jones to 3B
b7 7-2 2 -23 O NYM B. Harrelson J. Foor -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t8 2-7 0 --- O PIT D. Cash T. Seaver 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-7 1 --- PIT D. Parker T. Seaver -1% 99% Single to RF
t8 2-7 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver T. Seaver 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 2-7 2 1-- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Pirates' John Lamb facing 9-1-2
John Lamb replaces Jim Foor pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-2 0 --- NYM T. Seaver J. Lamb 0% 100% Walk
b8 7-2 0 1-- NYM W. Garrett J. Lamb 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Seaver to 2B
b8 7-2 0 -2- O NYM W. Garrett J. Lamb -0% 100% Flyball: RF; Seaver to 3B
b8 7-2 1 --3 R NYM F. Millan J. Lamb 0% 100% Single to LF; Seaver Scores
b8 8-2 1 1-- RR NYM R. Staub J. Lamb 0% 100% Home Run; Millan Scores
b8 10-2 1 --- O NYM J. Milner J. Lamb 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 10-2 2 --- O NYM C. Jones J. Lamb 0% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 10.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-10, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t9 2-10 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner T. Seaver 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 2-10 1 --- O PIT R. Zisk T. Seaver 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-10 2 --- O PIT M. May T. Seaver 0% 100% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 10.

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