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Series
Results
NYM
@CIN
1
2
NYM
@CIN
5
0
CIN
@NYM
2
9
CIN
@NYM
2
1
 
(12)
CIN
@NYM
2
7
Monday, October 8, 1973,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 53,967, Time of Game: 2:48
Reds
2
at Mets
9
W: Jerry Koosman (1-0)
L: Ross Grimsley (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  1
Mets            1  5  1   2  0  0   0  0  X    9 11  1
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .750 0.004 0.41 0.027 -0.023 0.2 3 0
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .083 .167 0.029 0.51 0.053 -0.024 0.2 0 5 GDP
Tony Perez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.045 0.53 0.000 -0.045 -0.8 8 0
Johnny Bench C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .333 1.083 -0.057 0.56 0.001 -0.058 -0.6 6 0 2B
Andy Kosco RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .762 -0.027 0.29 0.001 -0.028 -0.5 4 0
Ed Armbrister CF 4 0 1 0 0 3 .200 .400 -0.001 0.20 0.013 -0.013 -0.3 3 0
Denis Menke 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .200 1.000 0.014 0.25 0.030 -0.016 0.4 0 1 HR
Darrel Chaney SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .286 -0.022 0.29 0.000 -0.022 -0.6 0 1
   Phil Gagliano PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Ross Grimsley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Stahl PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.013 0.30 0.013 0.000 0.2
   Dave Tomlin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roger Nelson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2 0 0
   Hal King PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.1
   Pedro Borbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 35 2 8 2 0 9 .229 .571 -0.095 0.35 0.139 -0.233 -2.1 24 8
2B: J Bench (2, off J Koosman).
HR: D Menke (1, off J Koosman; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: D Menke 4; P Rose 2; J Bench 2; E Armbrister; J Morgan; L Stahl; H King.
GIDP: J Morgan (1).
RBI: J Morgan (1); D Menke (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: A Kosco (1).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 4 0 0 1 0 3 .077 .148 -0.014 0.66 0.013 -0.027 -0.8 1 0 SF
Felix Millan 2B 3 2 1 1 2 0 .200 .533 0.063 0.40 0.078 -0.015 1.1 2 0
Rusty Staub RF 5 2 2 4 0 0 .300 1.662 0.224 0.30 0.230 -0.006 3.0 0 0 2·HR
Cleon Jones LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 .300 .817 0.032 0.18 0.033 -0.001 1.2 1 0 2B
John Milner 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .200 .533 -0.013 0.27 0.009 -0.022 0.3 4 1
Jerry Grote C 3 2 1 0 1 0 .182 .432 0.040 0.27 0.042 -0.002 0.4 9 0
Don Hahn CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .400 .855 0.044 0.44 0.048 -0.004 0.4 8 0
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .282 -0.058 0.52 0.000 -0.058 -1.5 2 3
Jerry Koosman P 4 1 2 1 0 0 .500 1.000 0.086 0.54 0.087 -0.001 1.3 0 0
Team Totals 34 9 11 8 4 6 .324 .914 0.404 0.40 0.540 -0.136 5.4 27 4
2B: C Jones (1, off D Tomlin).
HR: R Staub 2 (3, 1 off R Grimsley, 1 off T Hall; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs; 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
SF: W Garrett (1, off R Grimsley).
TB: R Staub 8; C Jones 3; J Koosman 2; D Hahn 2; J Grote; J Milner; F Millan.
RBI: R Staub 4 (5); J Koosman (1); J Milner (1); F Millan (1); W Garrett (1).
2-out RBI: R Staub 4; J Koosman; F Millan.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Milner-B Harrelson-J Milner.
E: W Garrett (1).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ross Grimsley, L (0-1) 1.2 5 5 5 1 2 1 27.00 11 26 -0.237 1.07 -2.5
Tom Hall 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 1 54.00 3 2 2 -0.117 0.33 -2.6
Dave Tomlin 1.2 5 3 3 1 1 0 16.20 11 0 0 -0.056 0.24 -2.5
Roger Nelson 2.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 8 2 0 0.005 0.03 1.3
Pedro Borbon 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.45 6 0 0 0.001 0.00 0.9
Team Totals 8 11 9 9 4 6 2 10.12 39 26 4 2 -0.404 0.40 -5.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (1-0) 9 8 2 2 0 9 1 2.00 35 72 0.095 0.35 2.1
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 0 9 1 2.00 35 72 0.095 0.35 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Dale, LF - Ed Sudol, RF - Ed Vargo.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Mets
1 Pete Rose LF 1 Wayne Garrett 3B
2 Joe Morgan 2B 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Tony Perez 1B 3 Rusty Staub RF
4 Johnny Bench C 4 Cleon Jones LF
5 Andy Kosco RF 5 John Milner 1B
6 Ed Armbrister CF 6 Jerry Grote C
7 Denis Menke 3B 7 Don Hahn CF
8 Darrel Chaney SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Ross Grimsley P 9 Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 3-0 2 12- RRR NYM R. Staub T. Hall 12% 95% Home Run; Koosman Scores; Millan Scores
b1 0-0 2 --- R NYM R. Staub R. Grimsley 11% 62% Home Run
b2 2-0 2 1-3 R NYM F. Millan R. Grimsley 7% 83% Single to RF; Hahn Scores; Koosman to 2B
t3 1-6 1 12- R CIN J. Morgan J. Koosman -5% 84% Single to RF; Stahl Scores; Rose to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- NYM J. Koosman R. Grimsley 5% 75% Single to CF; Grote to 3B; Hahn to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose J. Koosman 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN J. Morgan J. Koosman 1% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Koosman 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett R. Grimsley -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM F. Millan R. Grimsley -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- R NYM R. Staub R. Grimsley 11% 62% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- NYM C. Jones R. Grimsley 1% 63% Single to RF
b1 1-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner R. Grimsley -2% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Bench J. Koosman 2% 64% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 --- O CIN A. Kosco J. Koosman 2% 65% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CIN E. Armbrister J. Koosman 1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Ross Grimsley facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- NYM J. Grote R. Grimsley 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYM D. Hahn R. Grimsley 5% 74% Single to RF; Grote to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Grimsley -5% 70% Lineout: RF
b2 1-0 1 12- NYM J. Koosman R. Grimsley 5% 75% Single to CF; Grote to 3B; Hahn to 2B
b2 1-0 1 123 RO NYM W. Garrett R. Grimsley 1% 76% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Grote Scores; Hahn to 3B
b2 2-0 2 1-3 R NYM F. Millan R. Grimsley 7% 83% Single to RF; Hahn Scores; Koosman to 2B
Tom Hall replaces Ross Grimsley pitching and batting 9th
b2 3-0 2 12- RRR NYM R. Staub T. Hall 12% 95% Home Run; Koosman Scores; Millan Scores
b2 6-0 2 --- NYM C. Jones T. Hall 0% 95% Walk
b2 6-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner T. Hall -0% 95% Strikeout
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 6.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t3 0-6 0 --- R CIN D. Menke J. Koosman -3% 92% Home Run
t3 1-6 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney J. Koosman 1% 93% Popfly: 2B
Larry Stahl pinch hits for Tom Hall (P) batting 9th
t3 1-6 1 --- CIN L. Stahl J. Koosman -1% 92% Single to CF
t3 1-6 1 1-- CIN P. Rose J. Koosman -2% 90% Single to LF; Stahl to 2B
t3 1-6 1 12- R CIN J. Morgan J. Koosman -5% 84% Single to RF; Stahl Scores; Rose to 2B
t3 2-6 1 12- O CIN T. Perez J. Koosman 3% 88% Flyball: CF; Rose to 3B
t3 2-6 2 1-3 O CIN J. Bench J. Koosman 3% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Reds' Dave Tomlin facing 6-7-8
Dave Tomlin replaces Larry Stahl (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b3 6-2 0 --- NYM J. Grote D. Tomlin 1% 92% Single to CF
b3 6-2 0 1-- O NYM D. Hahn D. Tomlin -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B; Grote to 2B
b3 6-2 1 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson D. Tomlin -1% 90% Flyball: CF
b3 6-2 2 -2- R NYM J. Koosman D. Tomlin 3% 94% Single to RF; Grote Scores
b3 7-2 2 1-- O NYM W. Garrett D. Tomlin -0% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t4 2-7 0 --- O CIN A. Kosco J. Koosman 1% 95% Strikeout
t4 2-7 1 --- CIN E. Armbrister J. Koosman -1% 93% Single to LF
t4 2-7 1 1-- O CIN D. Menke J. Koosman 1% 95% Strikeout
t4 2-7 2 1-- O CIN D. Chaney J. Koosman 1% 96% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Reds' Dave Tomlin facing 2-3-4
b4 7-2 0 --- NYM F. Millan D. Tomlin 1% 96% Walk
b4 7-2 0 1-- O NYM R. Staub D. Tomlin -1% 96% Flyball: RF
b4 7-2 1 1-- R NYM C. Jones D. Tomlin 2% 98% Double to RF; Millan Scores/Adv on E9 (throw)
b4 8-2 1 -2- R NYM J. Milner D. Tomlin 1% 99% Single to RF; Jones Scores
b4 9-2 1 1-- O NYM J. Grote D. Tomlin -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b4 9-2 2 1-- NYM D. Hahn D. Tomlin 0% 99% Single to CF; Milner to 2B
Roger Nelson replaces Dave Tomlin pitching and batting 9th
b4 9-2 2 12- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Nelson -0% 98% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t5 2-9 0 --- O CIN R. Nelson J. Koosman 0% 99% Strikeout
t5 2-9 1 --- CIN P. Rose J. Koosman -0% 98% Single to CF
t5 2-9 1 1-- OO CIN J. Morgan J. Koosman 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Roger Nelson facing 9-1-2
b5 9-2 0 --- O NYM J. Koosman R. Nelson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 9-2 1 --- O NYM W. Garrett R. Nelson -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b5 9-2 2 --- NYM F. Millan R. Nelson 0% 99% Walk
b5 9-2 2 1-- O NYM R. Staub R. Nelson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 3-4-5
t6 2-9 0 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Koosman 0% 99% Popfly: 1B
t6 2-9 1 --- O CIN J. Bench J. Koosman 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t6 2-9 2 --- CIN A. Kosco J. Koosman -0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t6 2-9 2 1-- O CIN E. Armbrister J. Koosman 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Roger Nelson facing 4-5-6
b6 9-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Nelson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 9-2 1 --- O NYM J. Milner R. Nelson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 9-2 2 --- O NYM J. Grote R. Nelson -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t7 2-9 0 --- O CIN D. Menke J. Koosman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-9 1 --- O CIN D. Chaney J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Hal King pinch hits for Roger Nelson (P) batting 9th
t7 2-9 2 --- CIN H. King J. Koosman -0% 100% Single to LF
t7 2-9 2 1-- O CIN P. Rose J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Pedro Borbon facing 7-8-9
Pedro Borbon replaces Hal King (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 9-2 0 --- O NYM D. Hahn P. Borbon -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b7 9-2 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Borbon -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 9-2 2 --- O NYM J. Koosman P. Borbon -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t8 2-9 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan J. Koosman 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-9 1 --- O CIN T. Perez J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 2-9 2 --- CIN J. Bench J. Koosman -0% 100% Double to LF
t8 2-9 2 -2- O CIN A. Kosco J. Koosman 0% 100% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Pedro Borbon facing 1-2-3
b8 9-2 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett P. Borbon -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 9-2 1 --- O NYM F. Millan P. Borbon 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 9-2 2 --- O NYM R. Staub P. Borbon -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 6-7-8
t9 2-9 0 --- O CIN E. Armbrister J. Koosman 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-9 1 --- O CIN D. Menke J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Phil Gagliano pinch hits for Darrel Chaney (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-9 2 --- O CIN P. Gagliano J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 9.

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