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MIN
@CAL
0
3
KCR
@CHW
8
3
BOS
@CLE
1
7
TOR
@DET
1
2
NYY
@MIL
5
2
SEA
@OAK
2
3
 
(10)
BAL
@TEX
3
4
 
(10)
ATL
@CIN
4
3
LAD
@HOU
8
0
PIT
@MON
5
4
 
(12)
CHC
@NYM
2
4
STL
@PHI
4
5
SFG
@SDP
3
7
Tuesday, July 12, 1977,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 8,093, Time of Game: 2:15
Cubs
2
52-32
 Lost 1 
1st
at Mets
4
34-52
 Won 3 
6th, 19 GB
W: Jon Matlack (4-11)
L: Rick Reuschel (12-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  6  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  1  0   1  2  X    4  7  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ivan de Jesus SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .272 .323 .340 .664 -0.114 1.13 0.000 -0.114 -0.8 1 3
Jose Cardenal LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .207 .315 .283 .597 -0.095 0.97 0.000 -0.095 -0.6 0 1
Larry Biittner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .289 .323 .404 .727 -0.085 0.86 0.000 -0.085 -0.6 7 1
Bobby Murcer RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .270 .364 .453 .818 0.147 1.53 0.182 -0.035 1.0 1 0
Jerry Morales CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .332 .388 .505 .893 0.023 1.65 0.128 -0.104 0.7 2 0
Steve Ontiveros 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .303 .399 .420 .820 0.041 1.46 0.125 -0.084 -0.2 1 3
Manny Trillo 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .315 .362 .448 .810 -0.189 2.29 0.012 -0.200 -1.1 2 3 IW
George Mitterwald C 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .253 .319 .407 .727 0.245 1.76 0.421 -0.176 0.2 10 0 HR,GDP
   Bill Buckner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .304 .379 .683 -0.110 3.77 0.000 -0.110 -0.6
Rick Reuschel P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .163 .200 .233 .433 -0.020 0.67 0.016 -0.036 -0.2 0 1
   Bruce Sutter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .167 .063 .229 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 3 10 35 .188 .257 .281 .538 -0.157 1.45 0.884 -1.039 -2.1 24 12
HR: G Mitterwald (6, off J Matlack, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF).
IBB: M Trillo (3, by J Matlack).
TB: G Mitterwald 4; B Murcer 2; J Morales 2; S Ontiveros.
GIDP: G Mitterwald (12).
RBI: G Mitterwald 2 (24).
2-out RBI: G Mitterwald 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Cardenal (L Randle at 3rd base).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Randle 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .314 .390 .423 .812 0.038 1.08 0.086 -0.048 0.2 0 0 2B
Bobby Valentine SS-1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .162 .236 .252 .488 -0.075 1.29 0.000 -0.075 -0.8 1 3 SH
Steve Henderson LF 4 1 1 2 0 2 4 .243 .312 .443 .755 0.247 1.06 0.290 -0.044 1.2 5 0 HR
John Stearns C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .290 .383 .500 .883 -0.028 1.04 0.047 -0.074 -0.2 10 0
Bruce Boisclair 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258 .330 .390 .719 -0.096 1.02 0.000 -0.096 -0.7 4 0
   Felix Millan 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .241 .243 .484 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Vail RF 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 .310 .346 .462 .808 0.003 0.97 0.051 -0.048 -0.2 0 0 2B
Lee Mazzilli CF 3 0 2 2 0 1 3 .225 .313 .280 .593 0.375 1.59 0.400 -0.024 1.8 2 0 2B
Doug Flynn 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .211 .218 .263 .481 -0.003 1.12 0.047 -0.049 -0.2 5 1
Jon Matlack P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .056 .171 .083 .254 -0.118 1.49 0.000 -0.118 -0.8 0 0
   Skip Lockwood P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 4 7 4 2 10 32 .241 .290 .448 .739 0.343 1.17 0.921 -0.576 0.3 27 5
2B: L Randle (13, off R Reuschel); L Mazzilli (10, off R Reuschel); M Vail (8, off R Reuschel).
HR: S Henderson (3, off B Sutter, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: B Valentine (1, off B Sutter).
TB: S Henderson 4; L Randle 3; L Mazzilli 3; M Vail 2; D Flynn.
RBI: L Mazzilli 2 (17); S Henderson 2 (10).
2-out RBI: L Mazzilli 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Valentine-D Flynn-B Boisclair.
PB: J Stearns (5).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, L (12-3) 7 6 3 3 2 9 0 2.17 28 60 -0.078 1.14 0.8
Bruce Sutter 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.15 4 1 1 -0.266 1.39 -1.2
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 2 10 1 4.50 32 60 1 1 -0.344 1.17 -0.3
R Reuschel faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, W (4-11) 8.1 6 2 2 3 9 1 4.26 33 69 0.001 1.23 1.3
Skip Lockwood, S (14) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57 2 2 0 0.155 3.86 0.9
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 10 1 2.00 35 69 2 0 0.156 1.45 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Matlack (7; M Trillo).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 8,093.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 5mph from Right to Left, Night, Rain.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-1 2 1-- RR CHC G. Mitterwald J. Matlack -42% 33% Home Run (Line Drive); Ontiveros Scores
b8 2-2 1 -2- RR NYM S. Henderson B. Sutter 29% 94% Home Run; Randle Scores
b7 1-2 2 -2- R NYM L. Mazzilli R. Reuschel 23% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Vail Scores
b5 0-0 2 1-- R NYM L. Mazzilli R. Reuschel 17% 70% Double to RF (Line Drive); Vail Scores
t2 0-0 1 123 OO CHC G. Mitterwald J. Matlack 16% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Matlack 2% 52% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack 1% 54% Popfly: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner J. Matlack 1% 55% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Randle R. Reuschel -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Valentine R. Reuschel -1% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM S. Henderson R. Reuschel -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC B. Murcer J. Matlack -4% 46% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- CHC J. Morales J. Matlack -11% 35% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Murcer to 3B; Morales to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 O CHC S. Ontiveros J. Matlack 6% 41% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 -23 CHC M. Trillo J. Matlack -1% 39% Intentional Walk
t2 0-0 1 123 OO CHC G. Mitterwald J. Matlack 16% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Stearns R. Reuschel -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Boisclair R. Reuschel -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYM M. Vail R. Reuschel -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Matlack 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Matlack 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Reuschel -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Flynn R. Reuschel -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O CHC L. Biittner J. Matlack 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Murcer J. Matlack 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-0 2 --- CHC J. Morales J. Matlack -2% 53% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CHC S. Ontiveros J. Matlack 3% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM L. Randle R. Reuschel -3% 53% Double to LF (Line Drive); Randle out at 3B/LF-2B-3B
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Valentine R. Reuschel -2% 51% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYM S. Henderson R. Reuschel -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- O CHC M. Trillo J. Matlack 3% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Mitterwald J. Matlack 2% 55% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Reuschel J. Matlack -2% 53% Walk
t5 0-0 2 1-- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Matlack 3% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Stearns R. Reuschel 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- O NYM B. Boisclair R. Reuschel -4% 57% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-0 1 1-- O NYM M. Vail R. Reuschel -4% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-0 2 1-- R NYM L. Mazzilli R. Reuschel 17% 70% Double to RF (Line Drive); Vail Scores
b5 1-0 2 -2- O NYM D. Flynn R. Reuschel -3% 67% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack 4% 71% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 1 --- O CHC L. Biittner J. Matlack 2% 73% Lineout: LF
t6 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Murcer J. Matlack 2% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
b6 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel -2% 73% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-0 1 --- NYM L. Randle R. Reuschel 2% 75% Walk
b6 1-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O NYM B. Valentine R. Reuschel -2% 73% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-0 2 1-- O NYM S. Henderson R. Reuschel -2% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t7 0-1 0 --- O CHC J. Morales J. Matlack 4% 75% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-1 1 --- CHC S. Ontiveros J. Matlack -5% 70% Walk
t7 0-1 1 1-- O CHC M. Trillo J. Matlack 5% 75% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-1 2 1-- RR CHC G. Mitterwald J. Matlack -42% 33% Home Run (Line Drive); Ontiveros Scores
t7 2-1 2 --- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Matlack 1% 34% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b7 1-2 0 --- O NYM J. Stearns R. Reuschel -5% 30% Strikeout
b7 1-2 1 --- O NYM B. Boisclair R. Reuschel -3% 26% Lineout: CF
b7 1-2 2 --- NYM M. Vail R. Reuschel 5% 31% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b7 1-2 2 -2- R NYM L. Mazzilli R. Reuschel 23% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Vail Scores
b7 2-2 2 1-- NYM D. Flynn R. Reuschel 5% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive); Mazzilli to 3B
b7 2-2 2 1-3 O NYM J. Matlack R. Reuschel -9% 50% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t8 2-2 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus J. Matlack 5% 55% Popfly: 2B
t8 2-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Cardenal J. Matlack 3% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-2 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner J. Matlack 2% 60% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b8 2-2 0 --- NYM L. Randle R. Reuschel 6% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Bruce Sutter replaces Rick Reuschel pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 1-- O NYM B. Valentine B. Sutter -2% 65% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Randle to 2B
b8 2-2 1 -2- RR NYM S. Henderson B. Sutter 29% 94% Home Run; Randle Scores
b8 4-2 1 --- O NYM J. Stearns B. Sutter -0% 94% Flyball: RF
b8 4-2 2 --- O NYM B. Boisclair B. Sutter -0% 93% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
Bobby Valentine moves from SS to 1B
Felix Millan replaces Bruce Boisclair (1B) playing 2B batting 5th
Doug Flynn moves from 2B to SS
t9 2-4 0 --- CHC B. Murcer J. Matlack -7% 86% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t9 2-4 0 1-- O CHC J. Morales J. Matlack 6% 92% Lineout: SS
t9 2-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  CHC S. Ontiveros J. Matlack -8% 84% Single to 2B; Murcer to 2B
Skip Lockwood replaces Jon Matlack pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-4 1 12- CHC M. Trillo S. Lockwood -7% 77% Passed Ball; Murcer to 3B; Ontiveros to 2B
t9 2-4 1 -23 O CHC M. Trillo S. Lockwood 12% 89% Strikeout
Bill Buckner pinch hits for George Mitterwald (C) batting 8th
t9 2-4 2 -23 O CHC B. Buckner S. Lockwood 11% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.

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