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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
3
TEX
@CAL
1
10
MIN
@CHW
6
5
DET
@CLE
7
4
 
(13)
KCR
@OAK
2
6
MIL
@SEA
8
0
BAL
@TOR
6
4
SDP
@ATL
3
5
LAD
@CIN
3
2
SFG
@HOU
2
3
PIT
@MON
4
0
CHC
@NYM
2
4
STL
@PHI
1
2
Saturday, September 13, 1980,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 7,259, Time of Game: 2:27
Cubs
2
55-86
 Lost 1 
6th, 22½ GB
at Mets
4
60-82
 Won 1 
5th, 18 GB
W: Ed Lynch (1-0)
L: Lynn McGlothen (10-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  7  0
Mets            1  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  X    4  8  1

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 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .331 .333 .663 -0.028 0.94 0.042 -0.070 -0.4 0 3
Jesus Figueroa CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .257 .310 .304 .614 -0.082 0.96 0.000 -0.082 -0.6 0 0
Bill Buckner 1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .325 .358 .460 .818 -0.002 0.66 0.046 -0.049 0.0 7 1 2B
Mike Vail RF 3 0 2 2 0 0 3 .296 .330 .416 .746 0.184 1.13 0.207 -0.023 1.7 0 0 3B
   Scot Thompson RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .201 .292 .287 .579 -0.034 1.37 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 1 0
Jim Tracy LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .308 .350 .658 -0.062 1.02 0.027 -0.090 -0.4 2 0
Mike Tyson 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .239 .275 .347 .622 -0.105 1.15 0.000 -0.105 -0.9 3 1
   Larry Biittner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .293 .318 .611 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
Steve Dillard 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .225 .294 .325 .620 -0.021 0.81 0.025 -0.045 -0.1 1 3 HBP
Mike O'Berry C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .313 .353 .313 .665 0.034 0.77 0.063 -0.029 0.4 9 1
Lynn McGlothen P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .227 .244 .318 .563 -0.120 1.25 0.000 -0.120 -1.2 1 0 GDP
   Lenny Randle PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .339 .367 .706 -0.033 1.35 0.000 -0.033 -0.2
   Bill Caudill P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 0 5 33 .219 .242 .313 .555 -0.279 0.95 0.410 -0.690 -1.9 24 9
2B: B Buckner (35, off E Lynch).
3B: M Vail (2, off E Lynch).
HBP: S Dillard (1, by E Lynch).
TB: M Vail 4; B Buckner 3; M O'Berry; I de Jesus; J Tracy.
GIDP: L McGlothen (1).
RBI: M Vail 2 (44).
2-out RBI: M Vail 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .209 .320 .279 .599 0.139 1.27 0.163 -0.023 1.3 3 0 SB
Wally Backman 2B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .303 .429 .333 .762 0.065 1.11 0.099 -0.034 0.9 1 4
Lee Mazzilli 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .276 .360 .429 .788 -0.099 0.91 0.011 -0.109 -1.6 11 0 CS
Joel Youngblood RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .286 .350 .383 .733 0.195 0.91 0.208 -0.014 1.5 2 0 2B
Mike Jorgensen LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .256 .348 .360 .708 0.047 0.91 0.121 -0.073 0.1 1 0
   Jerry Morales LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .296 .358 .654 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .217 .280 .217 .497 -0.075 0.71 0.004 -0.079 -0.9 1 2
Butch Benton C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .071 .235 .071 .307 -0.061 0.58 0.000 -0.061 -0.9 6 0
Bill Almon SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .205 .254 .265 .519 -0.019 0.55 0.007 -0.026 -0.3 2 3 IW
Ed Lynch P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.017 0.94 0.025 -0.009 0.2 0 2
   Jose Moreno PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .216 .250 .486 .736 0.012 0.32 0.012 0.000 0.2
   Roy Lee Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .333 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 8 4 4 8 35 .258 .343 .290 .633 0.221 0.87 0.650 -0.428 0.5 27 11
2B: J Youngblood (23, off L McGlothen).
IBB: B Almon (1, by L McGlothen).
TB: J Youngblood 3; H Brooks; E Lynch; W Backman; J Moreno; M Wilson; M Jorgensen.
RBI: W Backman (5); M Jorgensen (39); M Wilson (3); J Youngblood (60).
2-out RBI: W Backman; M Wilson.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Brooks-L Mazzilli; E Lynch-B Almon-L Mazzilli.
E: M Wilson (2).
Baserunning
SB: M Wilson (4, 2nd base off L McGlothen/M O'Berry).
CS: L Mazzilli (14, 2nd base by L McGlothen/M O'Berry).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lynn McGlothen, L (10-12) 7 8 4 4 4 7 0 4.91 32 48 -0.233 0.93 -1.0
Bill Caudill 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.14 3 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.4
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 4 8 0 4.50 35 48 0 0 -0.222 0.87 -0.5

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Lynch, W (1-0) 6 6 2 1 0 2 0 6.14 23 56 0.087 0.90 0.6
Roy Lee Jackson, S (1) 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.07 10 0 0 0.192 1.07 1.3
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 0 5 0 1.00 33 56 0 0 0.279 0.95 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Lynch (1; S Dillard).
IBB: L McGlothen (7; B Almon).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Paul Runge.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 7,259.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Ivan de Jesus SS 1 Mookie Wilson CF
2 Jesus Figueroa CF 2 Wally Backman 2B
3 Bill Buckner 1B 3 Lee Mazzilli 1B
4 Mike Vail RF 4 Joel Youngblood RF
5 Jim Tracy LF 5 Mike Jorgensen LF
6 Mike Tyson 2B 6 Hubie Brooks 3B
7 Steve Dillard 3B 7 Butch Benton C
8 Mike O'Berry C 8 Bill Almon SS
9 Lynn McGlothen P 9 Ed Lynch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen 13% 71% Single to RF; Wilson Scores; Backman to 3B
t4 0-1 2 -2- R CHC M. Vail E. Lynch -13% 53% Single to LF; Buckner Scores/unER
b4 1-1 0 -2- R NYM M. Jorgensen L. McGlothen 12% 76% Single to CF; Youngblood Scores; Jorgensen to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t5 1-4 1 1-3 OO CHC L. McGlothen E. Lynch 11% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b4 2-1 2 123 R NYM M. Wilson L. McGlothen 10% 82% Walk; Jorgensen Scores; Almon to 3B; Lynch to 2B

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' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus E. Lynch 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Figueroa E. Lynch 1% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM M. Wilson L. McGlothen 4% 58% Single to 1B/Bunt
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM W. Backman L. McGlothen 3% 61% Wilson Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYM W. Backman L. McGlothen 3% 64% Walk
b1 0-0 0 12- O NYM L. Mazzilli L. McGlothen -5% 58% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen 13% 71% Single to RF; Wilson Scores; Backman to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O NYM M. Jorgensen L. McGlothen -6% 65% Fielder's Choice 1B; Backman out at Hm/1B-C; Youngblood to 2B; Jorgensen to 1B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYM H. Brooks L. McGlothen -4% 62% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC M. Vail E. Lynch 2% 64% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- CHC J. Tracy E. Lynch -3% 61% Single to RF
t2 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC M. Tyson E. Lynch 5% 67% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM B. Benton L. McGlothen -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYM B. Almon L. McGlothen -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYM E. Lynch L. McGlothen -1% 63% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC S. Dillard E. Lynch 3% 65% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC M. O'Berry E. Lynch 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHC L. McGlothen E. Lynch 1% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson L. McGlothen -2% 66% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman L. McGlothen -1% 65% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- NYM L. Mazzilli L. McGlothen 1% 66% Walk
b3 1-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen -2% 64% Mazzilli Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus E. Lynch 3% 67% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 --- O CHC J. Figueroa E. Lynch 2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch -3% 66% Single to CF; Buckner to 2B/Adv on E8
t4 0-1 2 -2- R CHC M. Vail E. Lynch -13% 53% Single to LF; Buckner Scores/unER
t4 1-1 2 1-- O CHC J. Tracy E. Lynch 3% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen 8% 64% Double to LF
b4 1-1 0 -2- R NYM M. Jorgensen L. McGlothen 12% 76% Single to CF; Youngblood Scores; Jorgensen to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b4 2-1 0 -2- O NYM H. Brooks L. McGlothen -4% 72% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-1 1 -2- O NYM B. Benton L. McGlothen -3% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-1 2 -2- NYM B. Almon L. McGlothen 1% 69% Intentional Walk
b4 2-1 2 12- NYM E. Lynch L. McGlothen 3% 72% Single to LF; Jorgensen to 3B; Almon to 2B
b4 2-1 2 123 R NYM M. Wilson L. McGlothen 10% 82% Walk; Jorgensen Scores; Almon to 3B; Lynch to 2B
b4 3-1 2 123 R NYM W. Backman L. McGlothen 7% 89% Single to LF; Almon Scores; Lynch to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b4 4-1 2 123 O NYM L. Mazzilli L. McGlothen -3% 86% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 6-7-8
t5 1-4 0 --- O CHC M. Tyson E. Lynch 2% 88% Strikeout
t5 1-4 1 --- CHC S. Dillard E. Lynch -2% 86% Hit By Pitch
t5 1-4 1 1-- CHC M. O'Berry E. Lynch -6% 79% Single to LF; Dillard to 3B
t5 1-4 1 1-3 OO CHC L. McGlothen E. Lynch 11% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 4-5-6
b5 4-1 0 --- O NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 4-1 1 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen L. McGlothen -1% 89% Strikeout
b5 4-1 2 --- NYM H. Brooks L. McGlothen 0% 89% Single to LF
b5 4-1 2 1-- O NYM B. Benton L. McGlothen -1% 88% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
t6 1-4 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus E. Lynch 2% 90% Foul Flyball: C
t6 1-4 1 --- O CHC J. Figueroa E. Lynch 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch -2% 90% Double to RF
t6 1-4 2 -2- R CHC M. Vail E. Lynch -8% 82% Triple to RF; Buckner Scores
t6 2-4 2 --3 O CHC J. Tracy E. Lynch 4% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 8-9-1
Scot Thompson replaces Mike Vail playing RF batting 4th
b6 4-2 0 --- O NYM B. Almon L. McGlothen -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
Jose Moreno pinch hits for Ed Lynch (P) batting 9th
b6 4-2 1 --- NYM J. Moreno L. McGlothen 1% 86% Single to SS
b6 4-2 1 1-- O NYM M. Wilson L. McGlothen -0% 86% Groundout: P unassisted; Moreno to 3B
b6 4-2 2 --3 O NYM W. Backman L. McGlothen -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Roy Lee Jackson facing 6-7-8
Roy Lee Jackson replaces Jose Moreno (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-4 0 --- O CHC M. Tyson R. Jackson 3% 87% Strikeout
t7 2-4 1 --- O CHC S. Dillard R. Jackson 2% 89% Flyball: 2B
t7 2-4 2 --- O CHC M. O'Berry R. Jackson 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Lynn McGlothen facing 3-4-5
b7 4-2 0 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli L. McGlothen -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b7 4-2 1 --- O NYM J. Youngblood L. McGlothen -1% 89% Flyball: 2B
b7 4-2 2 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen L. McGlothen -0% 88% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Roy Lee Jackson facing 9-1-2
Jerry Morales replaces Mike Jorgensen playing LF batting 5th
Lenny Randle pinch hits for Lynn McGlothen (P) batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- O CHC L. Randle R. Jackson 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-4 1 --- CHC I. de Jesus R. Jackson -4% 87% Single to LF
t8 2-4 1 1-- O CHC J. Figueroa R. Jackson 4% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B; de Jesus to 2B
t8 2-4 2 -2- O CHC B. Buckner R. Jackson 4% 95% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Bill Caudill facing 6-7-8
Bill Caudill replaces Lenny Randle (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-2 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks B. Caudill -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O NYM B. Benton B. Caudill -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 4-2 2 --- O NYM B. Almon B. Caudill -0% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Roy Lee Jackson facing 4-5-6
t9 2-4 0 --- O CHC S. Thompson R. Jackson 3% 97% Strikeout
t9 2-4 1 --- O CHC J. Tracy R. Jackson 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
Larry Biittner pinch hits for Mike Tyson (2B) batting 6th
t9 2-4 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner R. Jackson 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.

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