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TOR
@CAL
5
4
BOS
@KCR
2
5
CHW
@MIL
2
4
BAL
@MIN
6
2
CLE
@OAK
5
4
 
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DET
@SEA
7
3
NYY
@TEX
6
2
LAD
@CHC
4
5
ATL
@MON
3
6
CIN
@NYM
8
2
HOU
@PHI
4
5
SFG
@PIT
5
1
SDP
@STL
1
7
Saturday, August 20, 1977,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 26,124, Time of Game: 2:36
Reds
8
64-59
 Won 3 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Mets
2
49-73
 Lost 4 
6th, 27 GB
W: Fred Norman (11-10)
L: Craig Swan (8-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            3  0  2   0  2  0   0  1  0    8 14  1
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  0    2  5  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .802 -0.031 0.31 0.000 -0.031 -0.6 0 2
   Ray Knight 3B 0 0 0 1 0 0 .295 .792 0.001 -.05 0.001 0.000 0.1 1 0 SF
Joe Morgan 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .300 .917 0.137 0.79 0.142 -0.005 1.4 2 2 SB
   Rick Auerbach 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .374 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Ken Griffey RF 4 3 3 0 1 0 .324 .864 0.077 0.40 0.077 0.000 2.1 1 0
George Foster LF 4 2 2 1 1 1 .315 1.014 0.112 0.61 0.114 -0.002 1.1 4 0 2B,GDP
Dan Driessen 1B 5 0 3 3 0 0 .295 .845 0.116 0.46 0.135 -0.019 2.1 8 0 2·2B
Johnny Bench C 4 0 2 2 0 1 .265 .905 -0.004 0.30 0.016 -0.021 0.6 7 0 2B,SF
Cesar Geronimo CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .260 .699 -0.027 0.22 0.002 -0.029 -0.2 3 0 2B,IW
Dave Concepcion SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .694 -0.025 0.27 0.002 -0.027 -1.2 1 4 GDP
Fred Norman P 4 0 0 0 0 4 .103 .251 -0.015 0.14 0.000 -0.015 -1.2 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 14 7 3 7 .368 .895 0.341 0.39 0.489 -0.149 3.9 27 8
2B: D Driessen 2 (23, 2 off C Swan); G Foster (26, off C Swan); J Bench (26, off C Swan); C Geronimo (15, off P Siebert).
SF: R Knight (1, off P Siebert); J Bench (6, off C Swan).
IBB: C Geronimo (11, by R Baldwin).
TB: D Driessen 5; G Foster 3; K Griffey 3; J Bench 3; J Morgan 2; C Geronimo 2; D Concepcion.
GIDP: G Foster (13); D Concepcion (10).
RBI: D Driessen 3 (70); J Bench 2 (89); R Knight (10); G Foster (117).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
E: D Driessen (6).
Baserunning
SB: J Morgan (38, 2nd base off C Swan/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Mazzilli CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .233 .626 0.010 0.45 0.035 -0.025 -0.5 3 0
   Paul Siebert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Doug Flynn SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .528 -0.044 0.48 0.000 -0.044 -0.9 3 1
Steve Henderson LF 2 0 1 0 1 1 .309 .887 0.033 0.44 0.038 -0.005 0.4 2 0
   Bobby Valentine 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .441 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 1 1
John Milner 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 .263 .804 -0.052 0.64 0.002 -0.053 0.2 6 0 HR
Mike Vail RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .275 .726 -0.044 0.50 0.008 -0.052 0.3 3 0 HR
Joel Youngblood 3B-LF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .611 -0.032 0.33 0.000 -0.032 -0.7 1 2
Jerry Grote C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .265 .635 0.016 0.23 0.024 -0.008 -0.3 7 0
Leo Foster 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .158 .358 -0.027 0.33 0.002 -0.030 -0.4 1 4
Craig Swan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .244 -0.020 0.73 0.000 -0.020 -0.2 0 0
   Rick Baldwin P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
   Bruce Boisclair PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .721 0.005 0.11 0.005 0.000 0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 5 2 2 7 .152 .533 -0.157 0.40 0.114 -0.271 -2.1 27 8
HR: M Vail (7, off F Norman; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); J Milner (10, off F Norman; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: J Milner 4; M Vail 4; S Henderson; L Foster; J Grote.
RBI: M Vail (32); J Milner (48).
2-out RBI: J Milner.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Youngblood-J Milner; B Valentine-L Foster-J Milner.
PB: J Grote (1).
E: C Swan (2); J Youngblood (3).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fred Norman, W (11-10) 9 5 2 2 2 7 2 3.35 35 74 0.159 0.40 2.1
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 2 7 2 2.00 35 74 0.159 0.40 2.1

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Craig Swan, L (8-8) 4.1 8 7 4 2 3 0 3.99 24 26 -0.351 0.64 -6.1
Rick Baldwin 2.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.78 9 2 0 0.012 0.07 2.3
Paul Siebert 2 4 1 1 0 3 0 3.43 10 0 0 -0.003 0.01 -0.1
Team Totals 9 14 8 5 3 7 0 5.00 43 26 2 0 -0.342 0.39 -3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Baldwin (8; C Geronimo).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Mets
1 Pete Rose 3B 1 Lee Mazzilli CF
2 Joe Morgan 2B 2 Doug Flynn SS
3 Ken Griffey RF 3 Steve Henderson LF
4 George Foster LF 4 John Milner 1B
5 Dan Driessen 1B 5 Mike Vail RF
6 Johnny Bench C 6 Joel Youngblood 3B
7 Cesar Geronimo CF 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Dave Concepcion SS 8 Leo Foster 2B
9 Fred Norman P 9 Craig Swan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 -23 RR CIN D. Driessen C. Swan 11% 79% Double to RF; Griffey Scores; Foster Scores/unER
t1 0-0 1 123 R CIN D. Driessen C. Swan 8% 68% Passed Ball; Morgan Scores; Griffey to 3B; Foster to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- CIN G. Foster C. Swan 6% 60% Walk; Morgan to 3B; Griffey to 2B
t3 3-0 0 1-3 R CIN G. Foster C. Swan 5% 93% Double (CF-RF); Morgan Scores/unER; Griffey to 3B
b1 0-3 2 1-3 O NYM M. Vail F. Norman 4% 79% Strikeout

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' Craig Swan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose C. Swan -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CIN J. Morgan C. Swan 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- CIN K. Griffey C. Swan 4% 54% Walk; Morgan to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- CIN G. Foster C. Swan 6% 60% Walk; Morgan to 3B; Griffey to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 R CIN D. Driessen C. Swan 8% 68% Passed Ball; Morgan Scores; Griffey to 3B; Foster to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -23 RR CIN D. Driessen C. Swan 11% 79% Double to RF; Griffey Scores; Foster Scores/unER
t1 3-0 1 -2- O CIN J. Bench C. Swan -2% 77% Strikeout
t1 3-0 2 -2- O CIN C. Geronimo C. Swan -2% 75% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Fred Norman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- NYM L. Mazzilli F. Norman -4% 72% Walk
b1 0-3 0 1-- O NYM D. Flynn F. Norman 3% 75% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-3 1 1-- NYM S. Henderson F. Norman -4% 71% Single to SS; Flynn to 2B
b1 0-3 1 12- O NYM J. Milner F. Norman 4% 75% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Flynn to 3B
b1 0-3 2 1-3 O NYM M. Vail F. Norman 4% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Craig Swan facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Swan -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 3-0 1 --- O CIN F. Norman C. Swan -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-0 2 --- O CIN P. Rose C. Swan -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Fred Norman facing 6-7-8
b2 0-3 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood F. Norman 2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- NYM J. Grote F. Norman -2% 76% Single to RF
b2 0-3 1 1-- O NYM L. Foster F. Norman 3% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-3 2 1-- O NYM C. Swan F. Norman 2% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Craig Swan facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- CIN J. Morgan C. Swan 0% 81% E5 on Foul Ball
t3 3-0 0 --- CIN J. Morgan C. Swan 2% 83% Single to CF
t3 3-0 0 1-- CIN K. Griffey C. Swan 2% 85% Morgan Steals 2B
t3 3-0 0 -2- CIN K. Griffey C. Swan 4% 88% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Morgan to 3B; Griffey to 1B
t3 3-0 0 1-3 R CIN G. Foster C. Swan 5% 93% Double (CF-RF); Morgan Scores/unER; Griffey to 3B
t3 4-0 0 -23 O CIN D. Driessen C. Swan -2% 91% Flyball: CF
t3 4-0 1 -23 RO CIN J. Bench C. Swan 1% 92% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Griffey Scores/unER
t3 5-0 2 -2- O CIN C. Geronimo C. Swan -1% 91% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Fred Norman facing 1-2-3
b3 0-5 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli F. Norman 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-5 1 --- O NYM D. Flynn F. Norman 1% 93% Flyball: CF
b3 0-5 2 --- O NYM S. Henderson F. Norman 0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Craig Swan facing 8-9-1
t4 5-0 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion C. Swan -1% 93% Flyball: RF
t4 5-0 1 --- O CIN F. Norman C. Swan -0% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 5-0 2 --- O CIN P. Rose C. Swan -0% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Fred Norman facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- O NYM J. Milner F. Norman 1% 93% Strikeout
b4 0-5 1 --- O NYM M. Vail F. Norman 1% 94% Flyball: CF
b4 0-5 2 --- O NYM J. Youngblood F. Norman 0% 95% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Craig Swan facing 2-3-4
t5 5-0 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan C. Swan -0% 94% Flyball: LF
t5 5-0 1 --- CIN K. Griffey C. Swan 0% 95% Single to CF
t5 5-0 1 1-- CIN G. Foster C. Swan 1% 95% Single to CF; Griffey to 2B
t5 5-0 1 12- R CIN D. Driessen C. Swan 3% 98% Double to RF; Griffey Scores; Foster to 3B
t5 6-0 1 -23 R CIN J. Bench C. Swan 1% 99% Double (LF-CF); Foster Scores; Driessen to 3B
Rick Baldwin replaces Craig Swan pitching and batting 9th
t5 7-0 1 -23 CIN C. Geronimo R. Baldwin 0% 99% Intentional Walk
t5 7-0 1 123 OO CIN D. Concepcion R. Baldwin -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-7, Reds' Fred Norman facing 7-8-9
b5 0-7 0 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Norman 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-7 1 --- O NYM L. Foster F. Norman 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-7 2 --- O NYM R. Baldwin F. Norman 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-0, Mets' Rick Baldwin facing 9-1-2
t6 7-0 0 --- O CIN F. Norman R. Baldwin -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t6 7-0 1 --- O CIN P. Rose R. Baldwin -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 7-0 2 --- O CIN J. Morgan R. Baldwin -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-7, Reds' Fred Norman facing 1-2-3
Ray Knight replaces Pete Rose playing 3B batting 1st
b6 0-7 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli F. Norman 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-7 1 --- O NYM D. Flynn F. Norman 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-7 2 --- NYM S. Henderson F. Norman -0% 99% Walk
b6 0-7 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner F. Norman 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-0, Mets' Rick Baldwin facing 3-4-5
Bobby Valentine replaces Steve Henderson (LF) playing 3B batting 3rd
Joel Youngblood moves from 3B to LF
t7 7-0 0 --- CIN K. Griffey R. Baldwin 0% 99% Single to CF
t7 7-0 0 1-- OO CIN G. Foster R. Baldwin -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 7-0 2 --- CIN D. Driessen R. Baldwin 0% 99% Single to CF
t7 7-0 2 1-- O CIN J. Bench R. Baldwin -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-7, Reds' Fred Norman facing 5-6-7
Rick Auerbach replaces Joe Morgan playing 2B batting 2nd
b7 0-7 0 --- R NYM M. Vail F. Norman -1% 98% Home Run
b7 1-7 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood F. Norman 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-7 1 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Norman 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 1-7 2 --- NYM L. Foster F. Norman -0% 99% Single to LF
Bruce Boisclair pinch hits for Rick Baldwin (P) batting 9th
b7 1-7 2 1-- NYM B. Boisclair F. Norman -0% 99% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Foster to 2B; Boisclair to 1B
b7 1-7 2 12- O NYM L. Mazzilli F. Norman 1% 99% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 7, Mets 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Mets' Paul Siebert facing 7-8-9
Paul Siebert replaces Lee Mazzilli (CF) pitching and batting 1st
Bruce Boisclair moves from PH to LF
Joel Youngblood moves from LF to CF
t8 7-1 0 --- CIN C. Geronimo P. Siebert 0% 100% Double to LF
t8 7-1 0 -2- CIN D. Concepcion P. Siebert 0% 100% Single to LF; Geronimo to 3B
t8 7-1 0 1-3 O CIN F. Norman P. Siebert -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 7-1 1 1-3 RO CIN R. Knight P. Siebert 0% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Geronimo Scores
t8 8-1 2 1-- O CIN R. Auerbach P. Siebert -0% 100% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 8, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-8, Reds' Fred Norman facing 2-3-4
b8 1-8 0 --- O NYM D. Flynn F. Norman 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 1-8 1 --- O NYM B. Valentine F. Norman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-8 2 --- R NYM J. Milner F. Norman -0% 100% Home Run
b8 2-8 2 --- O NYM M. Vail F. Norman 0% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 8, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 8-2, Mets' Paul Siebert facing 3-4-5
t9 8-2 0 --- CIN K. Griffey P. Siebert 0% 100% Single to LF
t9 8-2 0 1-- O CIN G. Foster P. Siebert -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-2 1 1-- O CIN D. Driessen P. Siebert -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 8-2 2 1-- CIN J. Bench P. Siebert 0% 100% Single to CF; Driessen to 2B
t9 8-2 2 12- O CIN C. Geronimo P. Siebert -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 8, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-8, Reds' Fred Norman facing 6-7-8
b9 2-8 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood F. Norman 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-8 1 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Norman 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 2-8 2 --- O NYM L. Foster F. Norman 0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 8, Mets 2.

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