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@BOS
10
4
SEA
@CHW
4
2
CLE
@KCR
2
3
BAL
@MIL
8
5
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@MIN
10
5
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@TEX
4
5
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@TOR
4
3
 
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@LAD
5
3
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@NYM
0
3
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@PHI
4
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@PIT
1
6
ATL
@SDP
5
3
 
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@SFG
6
3
Tuesday, June 20, 1978,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 11,950, Time of Game: 2:09
Expos
0
33-33
 Lost 2 
3rd, 4 GB
at Mets
3
30-38
 Won 1 
5th, 8 GB
W: Nino Espinosa (6-6)
L: Ross Grimsley (11-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Expos           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Mets            1  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    3  8  0

Montreal Expos

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .333 .356 .689 -0.037 0.54 0.010 -0.047 -0.3 2 2
Chris Speier SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .277 .368 .372 .741 -0.068 0.68 0.000 -0.068 -0.6 0 2
Warren Cromartie LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .273 .323 .368 .691 0.050 0.71 0.084 -0.034 0.4 4 0 2B
Tony Perez 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .331 .427 .758 -0.016 0.80 0.045 -0.061 -0.0 7 2
Ellis Valentine RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .278 .320 .444 .764 -0.060 1.24 0.029 -0.088 -0.7 2 1
Andre Dawson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256 .313 .412 .725 -0.100 1.08 0.000 -0.100 -1.0 1 0
Gary Carter C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .228 .317 .344 .660 -0.071 0.97 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 5 0
Larry Parrish 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .268 .313 .451 .763 -0.056 0.76 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 3 1
Ross Grimsley P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .128 .186 .128 .314 -0.041 0.86 0.000 -0.041 -0.3 0 0
   Wayne Garrett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .191 .240 .191 .431 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
   Darold Knowles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 0 4 0 2 5 33 .129 .182 .161 .343 -0.410 0.83 0.168 -0.577 -3.9 24 9
2B: W Cromartie (13, off N Espinosa).
TB: T Perez 2; W Cromartie 2; D Cash.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Speier-D Cash-T Perez.
E: D Cash (5).
Outfield Assists: E Valentine (B Valentine 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
Steve Henderson LF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .262 .327 .391 .718 0.118 0.92 0.131 -0.013 0.7 0 0 HR
Bobby Valentine 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .271 .351 .329 .680 -0.009 0.61 0.035 -0.044 -0.0 1 4
   Joel Youngblood PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .286 .385 .670 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Elliott Maddox RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .275 .390 .352 .742 -0.034 0.62 0.017 -0.051 -0.6 3 0 GDP
Willie Montanez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .331 .430 .761 -0.009 0.55 0.026 -0.034 -0.0 10 2
Lee Mazzilli CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .358 .425 .783 -0.024 0.47 0.002 -0.026 -0.5 4 0 SH
John Stearns C 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 .251 .353 .374 .727 0.033 0.54 0.046 -0.013 0.2 5 0 SF
Lenny Randle 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .237 .367 .342 .709 0.084 0.54 0.095 -0.012 0.9 0 2 2B,IW
Doug Flynn SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .244 .273 .273 .545 0.018 0.67 0.024 -0.006 0.6 2 4
Nino Espinosa P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .176 .176 .235 .412 -0.087 1.02 0.000 -0.087 -1.7 1 1
Team Totals 28 3 8 3 4 5 34 .286 .364 .429 .792 0.090 0.65 0.376 -0.286 -0.4 27 13
2B: L Randle (9, off R Grimsley).
HR: S Henderson (7, off R Grimsley, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: J Stearns (3, off R Grimsley).
SH: L Mazzilli (2, off R Grimsley).
IBB: L Randle (3, by R Grimsley).
TB: S Henderson 4; E Maddox 2; L Randle 2; J Stearns; D Flynn; W Montanez; L Mazzilli.
GIDP: E Maddox (6).
RBI: S Henderson 2 (36); J Stearns (23).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Montreal Expos

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ross Grimsley, L (11-4) 7 8 3 2 3 5 1 2.72 30 53 -0.096 0.72 0.0
Darold Knowles 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.72 4 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.4
Team Totals 8 8 3 2 4 5 1 2.25 34 53 0 0 -0.091 0.65 0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nino Espinosa, W (6-6) 9 4 0 0 2 5 0 3.91 33 82 0.409 0.83 3.9
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 33 82 0.409 0.83 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Grimsley (3; L Randle).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 11,950.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 --- R NYM S. Henderson R. Grimsley 11% 65% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYM L. Randle R. Grimsley 9% 79% Double to CF; Stearns to 3B
t4 0-2 0 --- MON W. Cromartie N. Espinosa -7% 68% Double to RF
b2 1-0 0 123 O NYM N. Espinosa R. Grimsley -6% 75% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 12- O MON A. Dawson N. Espinosa 5% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MON D. Cash N. Espinosa 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O MON C. Speier N. Espinosa 1% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- MON W. Cromartie N. Espinosa -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- MON T. Perez N. Espinosa -3% 50% Single to RF; Cromartie to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O MON E. Valentine N. Espinosa 5% 55% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R NYM S. Henderson R. Grimsley 11% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- NYM B. Valentine R. Grimsley 3% 69% Walk
b1 1-0 0 1-- O NYM E. Maddox R. Grimsley -3% 66% Single to RF; Valentine out at 3B/RF-3B
b1 1-0 1 1-- O NYM W. Montanez R. Grimsley -2% 63% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 1-- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Grimsley -2% 62% Single to SS; Maddox out at 3B/1B-3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Expos Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O MON A. Dawson N. Espinosa 2% 64% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 --- O MON G. Carter N. Espinosa 2% 66% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 --- O MON L. Parrish N. Espinosa 1% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- NYM J. Stearns R. Grimsley 3% 70% Single to LF
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYM L. Randle R. Grimsley 9% 79% Double to CF; Stearns to 3B
b2 1-0 0 -23 NYM D. Flynn R. Grimsley 2% 81% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Stearns stays at 3B; Flynn to 1B
b2 1-0 0 123 O NYM N. Espinosa R. Grimsley -6% 75% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 123 RO NYM S. Henderson R. Grimsley 2% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Stearns Scores/unER; Randle to 3B; Flynn to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 O NYM B. Valentine R. Grimsley -4% 74% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 3rd, Expos Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O MON R. Grimsley N. Espinosa 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O MON D. Cash N. Espinosa 2% 77% Lineout: CF
t3 0-2 2 --- O MON C. Speier N. Espinosa 1% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O NYM E. Maddox R. Grimsley -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-0 1 --- O NYM W. Montanez R. Grimsley -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Grimsley -1% 75% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- MON W. Cromartie N. Espinosa -7% 68% Double to RF
t4 0-2 0 -2- O MON T. Perez N. Espinosa 5% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 -2- MON E. Valentine N. Espinosa -3% 70% Walk
t4 0-2 1 12- O MON A. Dawson N. Espinosa 5% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 0-2 2 12- O MON G. Carter N. Espinosa 5% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYM J. Stearns R. Grimsley -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- O NYM L. Randle R. Grimsley -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- O NYM D. Flynn R. Grimsley -1% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O MON L. Parrish N. Espinosa 3% 80% Flyball: RF
t5 0-2 1 --- O MON R. Grimsley N. Espinosa 2% 82% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O MON D. Cash N. Espinosa 1% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O NYM N. Espinosa R. Grimsley -1% 82% Strikeout
b5 2-0 1 --- O NYM S. Henderson R. Grimsley -1% 81% Lineout: LF
b5 2-0 2 --- O NYM B. Valentine R. Grimsley -1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O MON C. Speier N. Espinosa 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O MON W. Cromartie N. Espinosa 2% 85% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 2 --- O MON T. Perez N. Espinosa 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- NYM E. Maddox R. Grimsley 2% 88% Single to SS
b6 2-0 0 1-- NYM W. Montanez R. Grimsley 3% 91% Single to LF; Maddox to 2B
b6 2-0 0 12- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Grimsley 0% 91% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Maddox to 3B; Montanez to 2B
b6 2-0 1 -23 RO NYM J. Stearns R. Grimsley 1% 92% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Maddox Scores
b6 3-0 2 -2- NYM L. Randle R. Grimsley 0% 92% Intentional Walk
b6 3-0 2 12- NYM D. Flynn R. Grimsley 1% 93% Single to 2B; Montanez to 3B; Randle to 2B
b6 3-0 2 123 O NYM N. Espinosa R. Grimsley -2% 91% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- O MON E. Valentine N. Espinosa 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O MON A. Dawson N. Espinosa 1% 95% Lineout: CF
t7 0-3 2 --- O MON G. Carter N. Espinosa 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Expos' Ross Grimsley facing 1-2-3
b7 3-0 0 --- O NYM S. Henderson R. Grimsley -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 3-0 1 --- NYM B. Valentine R. Grimsley 0% 95% Walk
Joel Youngblood pinch runs for Bobby Valentine (2B) batting 2nd
b7 3-0 1 1-- OO NYM E. Maddox R. Grimsley -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 8-9-1
Joel Youngblood moves from PR to 2B
t8 0-3 0 --- O MON L. Parrish N. Espinosa 2% 96% Strikeout
Wayne Garrett pinch hits for Ross Grimsley (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 1 --- O MON W. Garrett N. Espinosa 1% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-3 2 --- MON D. Cash N. Espinosa -1% 96% Single to RF
t8 0-3 2 1-- O MON C. Speier N. Espinosa 1% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Expos' Darold Knowles facing 4-5-6
Darold Knowles replaces Wayne Garrett (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O NYM W. Montanez D. Knowles -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 3-0 1 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli D. Knowles -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 3-0 2 --- NYM J. Stearns D. Knowles 0% 98% Walk
b8 3-0 2 1-- O NYM L. Randle D. Knowles -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Nino Espinosa facing 3-4-5
t9 0-3 0 --- O MON W. Cromartie N. Espinosa 2% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 0-3 1 --- MON T. Perez N. Espinosa -2% 97% Single to SS
t9 0-3 1 1-- O MON E. Valentine N. Espinosa 2% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 0-3 2 1-- O MON A. Dawson N. Espinosa 1% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Mets 3.

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