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Scores
Standings
MIL
@BAL
7
5
CLE
@BOS
3
12
TEX
@DET
1
3
TEX
@DET
2
8
CHW
@NYY
9
5
CAL
@OAK
5
9
MIN
@SEA
5
2
KCR
@TOR
2
3
PIT
@CHC
2
15
ATL
@CIN
3
2
 
(11)
HOU
@LAD
8
10
STL
@NYM
9
2
STL
@NYM
2
1
MON
@PHI
2
4
SDP
@SFG
2
3
Tuesday, August 7, 1979, 8:24PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 10,651, Time of Game: 2:17
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
2
55-53
 Won 3 
4th, 7 GB
at Mets
1
47-62
 Lost 3 
6th, 15½ GB
W: Roy Thomas (1-1)
L: Pete Falcone (3-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  6  1
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Garry Templeton SS 4 2 2 1 0 2 4 .331 .350 .483 .833 0.159 1.06 0.203 -0.044 1.2 3 4 HR,SB
Lou Brock LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .319 .349 .431 .779 -0.023 0.79 0.022 -0.044 -0.0 1 0 2B
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .333 .405 .504 .909 0.056 0.82 0.066 -0.010 0.5 10 1 2B
Ted Simmons C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .314 .407 .587 .994 -0.045 0.90 0.008 -0.053 -0.6 4 1 IW
George Hendrick RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .299 .359 .435 .794 -0.044 1.04 0.036 -0.080 -0.6 3 0
Tony Scott CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .274 .314 .396 .710 0.018 0.86 0.077 -0.059 0.3 2 0 CS
Ken Reitz 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .263 .296 .377 .673 -0.178 1.11 0.000 -0.178 -1.9 1 2
Ken Oberkfell 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .310 .376 .410 .786 -0.015 0.57 0.020 -0.036 -0.1 3 4
Roy Thomas P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .100 .100 .200 .300 -0.075 1.01 0.000 -0.075 -0.7 0 0
   Mark Littell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Will McEnaney P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 4 10 35 .194 .286 .355 .641 -0.147 0.91 0.432 -0.579 -2.0 27 13
2B: K Hernandez (31, off P Falcone); L Brock (9, off P Falcone).
HR: G Templeton (6, off P Falcone, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
IBB: T Simmons (15, by P Falcone).
TB: G Templeton 5; L Brock 2; K Hernandez 2; T Scott; K Oberkfell.
RBI: K Hernandez (76); G Templeton (37).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Oberkfell-G Templeton.
E: G Templeton (22).
Baserunning
SB: G Templeton (16, 2nd base off P Falcone/A Trevino).
CS: T Scott (12, 2nd base by E Glynn/A Trevino).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gil Flores RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .182 .258 .200 .458 -0.118 1.71 0.036 -0.154 -0.3 2 0
Frank Taveras SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .266 .297 .340 .637 0.145 1.61 0.188 -0.043 0.7 1 0
Lee Mazzilli CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .311 .405 .467 .872 -0.313 2.61 0.000 -0.313 -2.0 3 0
Willie Montanez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .236 .280 .319 .599 -0.179 1.88 0.000 -0.179 -0.8 6 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .348 .366 .714 -0.148 1.42 0.000 -0.148 -0.6 1 3
Joel Youngblood LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .280 .350 .467 .817 -0.088 1.20 0.000 -0.088 -0.6 0 0
Alex Trevino C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .344 .422 .438 .860 0.016 0.81 0.050 -0.034 0.0 11 1
Doug Flynn 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .242 .272 .333 .605 0.190 1.28 0.205 -0.015 1.1 3 4
Pete Falcone P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .235 .278 .235 .513 -0.076 1.62 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 0 0
   Neil Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ed Kranepool PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .204 .292 .278 .570 -0.074 3.75 0.000 -0.074 -0.0 SF
   Ed Glynn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 1 4 32 .167 .188 .167 .354 -0.645 1.68 0.479 -1.124 -3.0 27 9
SF: E Kranepool (3, off M Littell).
TB: D Flynn 2; F Taveras 2; A Trevino.
RBI: E Kranepool (8).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Hebner-D Flynn; A Trevino-D Flynn.

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roy Thomas, W (1-1) 7.1 4 1 0 1 3 0 3.50 26 70 0.294 1.15 2.2
Mark Littell, H (4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.90 3 2 1 0.038 3.52 -0.0
Will McEnaney, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.14 3 1 0 0.314 4.41 0.8
Team Totals 9 5 1 0 1 4 0 0.00 32 70 3 1 0.646 1.68 3.0
M Littell faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Falcone, L (3-8) 7.1 6 2 2 3 8 1 4.56 30 63 0.073 0.94 0.7
Neil Allen 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.02 2 2 0 0.041 0.87 0.9
Ed Glynn 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.23 3 0 0 0.032 0.60 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 4 10 1 2.00 35 63 2 0 0.146 0.91 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: P Falcone (6; T Simmons).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 10,651.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Garry Templeton SS 1 Gil Flores RF
2 Lou Brock LF 2 Frank Taveras SS
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Lee Mazzilli CF
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Willie Montanez 1B
5 George Hendrick RF 5 Richie Hebner 3B
6 Tony Scott CF 6 Joel Youngblood LF
7 Ken Reitz 3B 7 Alex Trevino C
8 Ken Oberkfell 2B 8 Doug Flynn 2B
9 Roy Thomas P 9 Pete Falcone P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-2 1 1-- NYM D. Flynn R. Thomas -16% 68% Single to SS; Trevino to 3B/Adv on E6; Flynn to 2B
b9 1-2 0 --- NYM F. Taveras M. Littell -13% 69% Single to LF
t8 1-0 1 --- R STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 13% 87% Home Run (LF-CF)
b9 1-2 0 1-- O NYM L. Mazzilli W. McEnaney 12% 81% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 0 12- OO STL K. Reitz P. Falcone -12% 63% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B

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' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Templeton P. Falcone -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL L. Brock P. Falcone -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM G. Flores R. Thomas -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM F. Taveras R. Thomas -6% 36% Single to LF; Flores to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- OO NYM L. Mazzilli R. Thomas 12% 48% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
b1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM W. Montanez R. Thomas 2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL T. Simmons P. Falcone -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O STL T. Scott P. Falcone -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Hebner R. Thomas 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Youngblood R. Thomas 2% 49% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Trevino R. Thomas 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Reitz P. Falcone -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone -2% 46% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL R. Thomas P. Falcone -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- NYM D. Flynn R. Thomas -4% 41% Single to CF
b3 0-0 0 1-- O NYM P. Falcone R. Thomas 4% 44% Groundout: 1B-C-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-0 1 1-- O NYM G. Flores R. Thomas 3% 48% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-0 2 1-- O NYM F. Taveras R. Thomas 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 4% 54% Single to RF
t4 0-0 0 1-- STL L. Brock P. Falcone 3% 58% Templeton Steals 2B
t4 0-0 0 -2- O STL L. Brock P. Falcone -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B; Templeton to 3B
t4 0-0 1 --3 RO STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 3% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B; Templeton Scores
t4 1-0 2 --- O STL T. Simmons P. Falcone -1% 59% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Thomas 3% 62% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 0-1 1 --- O NYM W. Montanez R. Thomas 2% 64% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --- O NYM R. Hebner R. Thomas 1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 5-6-7
t5 1-0 0 --- STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone 4% 69% Walk
t5 1-0 0 1-- STL T. Scott P. Falcone 5% 74% Single to P/Bunt; Hendrick to 2B
t5 1-0 0 12- OO STL K. Reitz P. Falcone -12% 63% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B
t5 1-0 2 1-- STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone 2% 65% Single to LF; Scott to 2B
t5 1-0 2 12- O STL R. Thomas P. Falcone -4% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood R. Thomas 3% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O NYM A. Trevino R. Thomas 2% 66% Flyball: RF
b5 0-1 2 --- O NYM D. Flynn R. Thomas 2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O STL G. Templeton P. Falcone -2% 65% Strikeout
t6 1-0 1 --- O STL L. Brock P. Falcone -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 3% 66% Double to LF
t6 1-0 2 -2- STL T. Simmons P. Falcone 1% 67% Intentional Walk
t6 1-0 2 12- O STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone -4% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- O NYM P. Falcone R. Thomas 4% 66% Strikeout
b6 0-1 1 --- O NYM G. Flores R. Thomas 3% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O NYM F. Taveras R. Thomas 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- O STL T. Scott P. Falcone -2% 69% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 1 --- O STL K. Reitz P. Falcone -2% 67% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 --- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Thomas 5% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 0-1 1 --- O NYM W. Montanez R. Thomas 3% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 0-1 2 --- O NYM R. Hebner R. Thomas 2% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 9-1-2
t8 1-0 0 --- O STL R. Thomas P. Falcone -2% 74% Popfly: SS
t8 1-0 1 --- R STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 13% 87% Home Run (LF-CF)
t8 2-0 1 --- STL L. Brock P. Falcone 2% 89% Double to LF
t8 2-0 1 -2- STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 1% 90% Walk
Neil Allen replaces Pete Falcone pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-0 1 12- O STL T. Simmons N. Allen -2% 88% Strikeout
t8 2-0 2 12- O STL G. Hendrick N. Allen -2% 86% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Roy Thomas facing 6-7-8
b8 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood R. Thomas 4% 90% Strikeout
b8 0-2 1 --- NYM A. Trevino R. Thomas -5% 84% Single to RF
b8 0-2 1 1-- NYM D. Flynn R. Thomas -16% 68% Single to SS; Trevino to 3B/Adv on E6; Flynn to 2B
Mark Littell replaces Roy Thomas pitching and batting 9th
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Neil Allen (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 1 -23 RO NYM E. Kranepool M. Littell 7% 75% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Trevino Scores/unER
b8 1-2 2 -2- O NYM G. Flores M. Littell 10% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Mets' Ed Glynn facing 6-7-8
Ed Glynn replaces Ed Kranepool (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-1 0 --- STL T. Scott E. Glynn 2% 87% Walk
t9 2-1 0 1-- OO STL K. Reitz E. Glynn -5% 83% Double Play: Strikeout, Scott Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 2-1 2 --- O STL K. Oberkfell E. Glynn -1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 2-3-4
b9 1-2 0 --- NYM F. Taveras M. Littell -13% 69% Single to LF
Will McEnaney replaces Mark Littell pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-2 0 1-- O NYM L. Mazzilli W. McEnaney 12% 81% Flyball: RF
b9 1-2 1 1-- O NYM W. Montanez W. McEnaney 10% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-2 2 1-- O NYM R. Hebner W. McEnaney 9% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 1.

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