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Scores
Standings
KCR
@CAL
2
0
TEX
@CHW
5
4
BOS
@MIL
4
3
MIN
@OAK
4
0
HOU
@ATL
3
5
LAD
@CIN
2
4
CHC
@MON
3
4
STL
@NYM
1
4
PIT
@PHI
7
6
Thursday, September 16, 1976,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 5,472, Time of Game: 2:31
Cardinals
1
65-79
 Lost 1 
5th, 22½ GB
at Mets
4
77-69
 Won 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Jerry Koosman (20-8)
L: Pete Falcone (12-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  4  3
Mets            0  0  1   0  1  0   1  1  X    4  9  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Harris CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 .232 .596 0.026 0.80 0.065 -0.039 0.1 4 0
Luis Alvarado 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .318 .693 0.055 1.03 0.104 -0.050 0.5 0 1
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 .293 .825 -0.093 1.24 0.035 -0.127 -0.0 6 0 HR
Ted Simmons LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .766 -0.126 1.23 0.000 -0.126 -1.0 1 0
Joe Ferguson C 4 0 0 0 0 3 .215 .679 -0.083 0.88 0.000 -0.083 -0.7 4 1
Mike Anderson RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 .314 .779 0.040 0.55 0.059 -0.019 0.3 1 0
Hector Cruz 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .219 .591 -0.096 1.04 0.000 -0.096 -0.8 4 3
Don Kessinger SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .626 -0.070 0.91 0.000 -0.070 -0.5 4 1
Pete Falcone P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .140 .327 -0.055 1.14 0.000 -0.055 -0.4 0 0
   Mike Potter PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .111 -0.011 0.46 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
   Bill Greif P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Doug Capilla P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Waterbury P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 3 13 .129 .432 -0.413 0.96 0.263 -0.676 -2.7 24 7
HR: K Hernandez (7, off J Koosman; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: K Hernandez 4; M Anderson; L Alvarado; V Harris.
RBI: K Hernandez (40).
2-out RBI: K Hernandez.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: J Ferguson (13); L Alvarado (3); D Kessinger (22).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Mazzilli CF 4 0 0 0 1 0 .095 .507 -0.033 0.61 0.043 -0.076 -0.6 1 0 SB,CS
Felix Millan 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .281 .686 0.007 0.61 0.052 -0.045 -0.1 2 1
John Milner LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 .274 .806 0.008 0.57 0.048 -0.039 0.2 2 0
Joe Torre 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 .308 .772 0.153 0.94 0.193 -0.040 1.3 6 1 2B
   Leo Foster PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .637 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ed Kranepool 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .737 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Vail RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 .227 .530 0.031 1.31 0.062 -0.031 0.4 1 0
   Bruce Boisclair PH-RF 2 1 2 2 0 0 .281 .702 0.080 0.32 0.080 0.000 1.9 0 0 HR
John Stearns C 1 0 0 0 3 0 .284 .737 0.008 1.06 0.074 -0.065 0.5 13 0 HBP
Roy Staiger 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .235 .587 -0.008 1.35 0.117 -0.125 -0.6 0 0
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .642 -0.054 1.06 0.015 -0.069 -0.6 1 4
Jerry Koosman P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .521 -0.106 1.08 0.000 -0.106 -1.8 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 9 3 8 4 .265 .801 0.086 0.88 0.684 -0.596 0.7 27 6
2B: J Torre (10, off P Falcone).
HR: B Boisclair (2, off B Greif; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
HBP: J Stearns (1, by P Falcone).
TB: B Boisclair 5; R Staiger 2; J Torre 2; B Harrelson; M Vail; J Milner; F Millan.
RBI: B Boisclair 2 (13); R Staiger (22).
2-out RBI: B Boisclair; R Staiger.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 3 for 16.
Baserunning
SB: L Mazzilli (2, 2nd base off P Falcone/J Ferguson).
CS: L Mazzilli (1, 2nd base by P Falcone/J Ferguson).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Falcone, L (12-14) 6 5 2 1 5 2 0 3.20 30 53 -0.023 1.18 0.5
Bill Greif 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 1 5.03 4 0 0 -0.055 0.22 -1.4
Al Hrabosky 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.89 2 2 0 0.015 0.36 0.8
Doug Capilla 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.91 5 0 0 -0.028 0.22 -1.0
Steve Waterbury 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2 2 0 0.004 0.17 0.4
Team Totals 8 9 4 3 8 4 1 3.38 43 53 4 0 -0.087 0.88 -0.7

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (20-8) 9 4 1 1 3 13 1 2.76 34 85 0.413 0.96 2.7
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 13 1 1.00 34 85 0.413 0.96 2.7
Balks: D Capilla (1).
WP: D Capilla (2).
HBP: P Falcone (2; J Stearns).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Nick Colosi.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Vic Harris CF 1 Lee Mazzilli CF
2 Luis Alvarado 2B 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 John Milner LF
4 Ted Simmons LF 4 Joe Torre 1B
5 Joe Ferguson C 5 Mike Vail RF
6 Mike Anderson RF 6 John Stearns C
7 Hector Cruz 3B 7 Roy Staiger 3B
8 Don Kessinger SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Pete Falcone P 9 Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 1 12- R NYM J. Torre P. Falcone 15% 75% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Millan Scores/No RBI/unER; Milner to 3B; Torre to 1B
b5 1-0 2 12- R NYM R. Staiger P. Falcone 11% 83% Single to CF; Torre Scores; Stearns to 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 O STL K. Hernandez J. Koosman 8% 50% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 1-- STL L. Alvarado J. Koosman -8% 42% Single to RF; Harris to 3B
b3 1-0 1 123 O NYM J. Stearns P. Falcone -7% 71% Popfly: 3B

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' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Harris J. Koosman 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL L. Alvarado J. Koosman -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL K. Hernandez J. Koosman 2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B; Alvarado to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O STL T. Simmons J. Koosman 3% 54% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli P. Falcone -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM F. Millan P. Falcone 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYM J. Milner P. Falcone -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B; Millan to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Torre P. Falcone -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Ferguson J. Koosman 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- STL M. Anderson J. Koosman -3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O STL H. Cruz J. Koosman 3% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL D. Kessinger J. Koosman 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM M. Vail P. Falcone 4% 59% Single to SS
b2 0-0 0 1-- NYM J. Stearns P. Falcone 6% 65% Hit By Pitch; Vail to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O NYM R. Staiger P. Falcone -6% 59% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 12- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Falcone -5% 54% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYM J. Koosman P. Falcone -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL P. Falcone J. Koosman 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 0-0 1 --- STL V. Harris J. Koosman -3% 50% Single to LF
t3 0-0 1 1-- STL L. Alvarado J. Koosman -8% 42% Single to RF; Harris to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 O STL K. Hernandez J. Koosman 8% 50% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-3 O STL T. Simmons J. Koosman 5% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli P. Falcone -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- NYM F. Millan P. Falcone 3% 55% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- NYM J. Milner P. Falcone 4% 60% Walk; Millan to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- R NYM J. Torre P. Falcone 15% 75% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Millan Scores/No RBI/unER; Milner to 3B; Torre to 1B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 NYM M. Vail P. Falcone 2% 77% Walk; Torre to 2B
b3 1-0 1 123 O NYM J. Stearns P. Falcone -7% 71% Popfly: 3B
b3 1-0 2 123 O NYM R. Staiger P. Falcone -6% 64% Popfly: SS
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t4 0-1 0 --- O STL J. Ferguson J. Koosman 3% 67% Strikeout
t4 0-1 1 --- STL M. Anderson J. Koosman -3% 64% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- O STL H. Cruz J. Koosman 4% 67% Strikeout
t4 0-1 2 1-- O STL D. Kessinger J. Koosman 3% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 8-9-1
b4 1-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Falcone -2% 68% Popfly: 3B
b4 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman P. Falcone -1% 67% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-0 2 --- NYM L. Mazzilli P. Falcone 1% 68% Walk
b4 1-0 2 1-- NYM F. Millan P. Falcone 1% 70% Mazzilli Steals 2B; Mazzilli to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b4 1-0 2 --3 O NYM F. Millan P. Falcone -3% 66% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t5 0-1 0 --- O STL P. Falcone J. Koosman 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- STL V. Harris J. Koosman -4% 65% Walk
t5 0-1 1 1-- O STL L. Alvarado J. Koosman 4% 69% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-1 2 1-- O STL K. Hernandez J. Koosman 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 3-4-5
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Milner P. Falcone -2% 71% Flyball: CF
b5 1-0 1 --- NYM J. Torre P. Falcone 4% 75% Double to CF
b5 1-0 1 -2- O NYM M. Vail P. Falcone -3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 2 -2- NYM J. Stearns P. Falcone 1% 72% Walk
b5 1-0 2 12- R NYM R. Staiger P. Falcone 11% 83% Single to CF; Torre Scores; Stearns to 2B
b5 2-0 2 12- NYM B. Harrelson P. Falcone 2% 85% Single to SS; Stearns to 3B; Staiger to 2B
b5 2-0 2 123 O NYM J. Koosman P. Falcone -4% 81% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t6 0-2 0 --- O STL T. Simmons J. Koosman 3% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-2 1 --- O STL J. Ferguson J. Koosman 2% 86% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- O STL M. Anderson J. Koosman 1% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
b6 2-0 0 --- NYM L. Mazzilli P. Falcone 2% 88% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b6 2-0 0 1-- O NYM F. Millan P. Falcone -3% 86% Mazzilli Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b6 2-0 1 --- O NYM F. Millan P. Falcone -1% 85% Flyball: RF
b6 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Milner P. Falcone -0% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t7 0-2 0 --- O STL H. Cruz J. Koosman 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-2 1 --- O STL D. Kessinger J. Koosman 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
Mike Potter pinch hits for Pete Falcone (P) batting 9th
t7 0-2 2 --- O STL M. Potter J. Koosman 1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bill Greif facing 4-5-6
Bill Greif replaces Mike Potter (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-0 0 --- O NYM J. Torre B. Greif -1% 90% Strikeout
Bruce Boisclair pinch hits for Mike Vail (RF) batting 5th
b7 2-0 1 --- R NYM B. Boisclair B. Greif 5% 95% Home Run
b7 3-0 1 --- NYM J. Stearns B. Greif 0% 95% Walk
b7 3-0 1 1-- NYM R. Staiger B. Greif 1% 96% Single to CF; Stearns to 2B
Al Hrabosky replaces Bill Greif pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 1 12- O NYM B. Harrelson A. Hrabosky -0% 96% Groundout: P-2B-1B; Stearns to 3B; Staiger to 2B
b7 3-0 2 -23 O NYM J. Koosman A. Hrabosky -1% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
Bruce Boisclair moves from PH to RF
t8 0-3 0 --- O STL V. Harris J. Koosman 2% 96% Strikeout
t8 0-3 1 --- O STL L. Alvarado J. Koosman 1% 97% Popfly: 2B
t8 0-3 2 --- R STL K. Hernandez J. Koosman -3% 94% Home Run
t8 1-3 2 --- O STL T. Simmons J. Koosman 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Doug Capilla facing 1-2-3
Doug Capilla replaces Al Hrabosky pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-1 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli D. Capilla -0% 95% Popfly: SS
b8 3-1 1 --- O NYM F. Millan D. Capilla -0% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 3-1 2 --- NYM J. Milner D. Capilla 0% 94% Single to RF
b8 3-1 2 1-- NYM J. Torre D. Capilla 0% 95% Balk; Milner to 2B
b8 3-1 2 -2- NYM J. Torre D. Capilla 0% 95% Wild Pitch; Milner to 3B
b8 3-1 2 --3 NYM J. Torre D. Capilla 0% 95% Walk
b8 3-1 2 1-3 R NYM B. Boisclair D. Capilla 3% 98% Single to CF; Milner Scores; Torre to 2B
Steve Waterbury replaces Doug Capilla pitching and batting 9th
Leo Foster pinch runs for Joe Torre (1B) batting 4th
b8 4-1 2 12- NYM J. Stearns S. Waterbury 0% 98% Walk; Foster to 3B; Boisclair to 2B
b8 4-1 2 123 O NYM R. Staiger S. Waterbury -1% 97% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
Ed Kranepool replaces Leo Foster (PR) playing 1B batting 4th
t9 1-4 0 --- O STL J. Ferguson J. Koosman 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 1-4 1 --- O STL M. Anderson J. Koosman 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-4 2 --- O STL H. Cruz J. Koosman 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 4.

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