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Scores
Standings
BAL
@BOS
2
7
OAK
@CAL
5
3
MIL
@CHW
4
5
DET
@KCR
4
0
MIN
@SEA
5
6
CLE
@TEX
0
8
NYY
@TOR
6
3
ATL
@HOU
0
2
CHC
@MON
4
5
STL
@NYM
3
5
PIT
@PHI
3
4
 
(11)
CIN
@SDP
10
1
LAD
@SFG
4
2
Wednesday, April 15, 1981, 2:07PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 15,205, Time of Game: 2:27
Cardinals
3
1-2
 Lost 1 
4th, 1½ GB
at Mets
5
3-1
 Won 2 
1st
W: Pat Zachry (2-0)
S: Neil Allen (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  5  5
Mets            0  4  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    5  5  1

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 3 2 2 1 1 1 4 .500 .538 1.000 1.538 0.108 0.78 0.129 -0.021 1.3 2 3 2B
Ken Oberkfell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .182 .364 -0.066 1.10 0.025 -0.090 -0.5 2 2
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .333 .333 .500 .833 0.024 1.15 0.079 -0.055 0.5 9 2 2B
George Hendrick RF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 -0.032 1.04 0.035 -0.067 0.0 3 0
Darrell Porter C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .200 .333 .300 .633 0.039 1.18 0.094 -0.056 0.3 6 2
Sixto Lezcano LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .273 .455 -0.204 1.65 0.000 -0.204 -1.5 0 0 GDP
Tony Scott CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .182 .182 .545 .727 -0.078 0.83 0.000 -0.078 -0.7 0 0
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.071 0.71 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 2 4
Silvio Martinez P 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.025 0.67 0.042 -0.017 0.5 0 0 2B
   Steve Braun PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 -0.006 0.26 0.000 -0.006 -0.1
   Jim Otten P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 5 3 4 7 35 .161 .257 .258 .515 -0.261 1.01 0.404 -0.665 -0.8 24 13
2B: S Martinez (1, off P Zachry); G Templeton (2, off P Zachry); K Hernandez (2, off P Zachry).
TB: G Templeton 3; K Hernandez 2; S Martinez 2; K Oberkfell.
GIDP: S Lezcano (1).
RBI: G Hendrick (1); G Templeton (2); K Hernandez (3).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Templeton-K Hernandez; D Porter-T Herr-D Porter-K Oberkfell.
E: G Hendrick 2 (2); T Herr (1); G Templeton (1); K Oberkfell (2).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson RF-LF 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .222 .222 .333 .556 0.134 0.73 0.193 -0.059 1.9 1 0 3B,GDP
Frank Taveras SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .063 .000 .063 -0.048 0.48 0.000 -0.048 -1.0 2 3
Lee Mazzilli CF 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .100 .438 .400 .838 0.036 0.43 0.055 -0.019 0.6 3 1 SB
Dave Kingman LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .100 .438 .100 .538 -0.008 0.71 0.039 -0.047 -0.6 1 0
   Mike Jorgensen 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 0
Rusty Staub 1B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .250 .400 .500 .900 0.142 0.82 0.142 0.000 2.1 4 0 IW
   Joel Youngblood PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 .313 .313 .438 .750 -0.163 1.10 0.000 -0.163 -2.4 1 3
Alex Trevino C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .375 .231 .606 0.036 0.97 0.073 -0.037 0.4 9 0
Doug Flynn 2B 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .462 .462 .692 1.154 0.128 1.00 0.148 -0.020 1.1 2 2
Pat Zachry P 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1.000 -0.003 0.83 0.015 -0.017 -0.0 0 1 SH
   Tom Hausman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Cubbage PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.013 0.58 0.000 -0.013 -0.3
   Neil Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.003 0.25 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 1 1 SH
Team Totals 27 5 5 4 8 6 37 .185 .371 .259 .631 0.238 0.76 0.665 -0.426 1.6 27 11
3B: M Wilson (1, off S Martinez).
SH: P Zachry (3, off S Martinez); N Allen (1, off J Otten).
IBB: R Staub (1, by S Martinez).
TB: M Wilson 4; D Flynn 2; R Staub.
GIDP: M Wilson (1).
RBI: D Flynn 2 (3); M Wilson 2 (2).
2-out RBI: M Wilson 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Brooks-D Flynn-R Staub.
E: F Taveras (1).
Outfield Assists: L Mazzilli (K Hernandez at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: L Mazzilli (2, 2nd base off S Martinez/D Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Silvio Martinez, L (0-1) 6 5 5 1 6 3 0 1.50 29 47 -0.258 0.88 -2.5
Jim Otten 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 8 0 0 0.020 0.27 0.8
Team Totals 8 5 5 1 8 6 0 1.12 37 47 0 0 -0.238 0.76 -1.6

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Zachry, W (2-0) 5.1 5 2 2 3 5 0 1.64 23 52 0.037 0.93 -0.3
Tom Hausman, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 1 2 0 0.120 2.94 0.8
Neil Allen, S (2) 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 0.00 11 0 0 0.105 0.99 0.3
Team Totals 9 5 3 2 4 7 0 2.00 35 52 2 0 0.262 1.01 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Martinez (1; R Staub).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 15,205.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 45° F, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Garry Templeton SS 1 Mookie Wilson RF
2 Ken Oberkfell 3B 2 Frank Taveras SS
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Lee Mazzilli CF
4 George Hendrick RF 4 Dave Kingman LF
5 Darrell Porter C 5 Rusty Staub 1B
6 Sixto Lezcano LF 6 Hubie Brooks 3B
7 Tony Scott CF 7 Alex Trevino C
8 Tom Herr 2B 8 Doug Flynn 2B
9 Silvio Martinez P 9 Pat Zachry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 123 RR NYM D. Flynn S. Martinez 14% 79% Single to LF; Staub Scores; Brooks Scores/unER; Trevino to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 RR NYM M. Wilson S. Martinez 12% 90% Triple to LF; Trevino Scores/unER; Flynn Scores/unER
t6 2-4 1 12- OO STL S. Lezcano T. Hausman 12% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Staub S. Martinez 10% 69% Single to RF; Kingman to 3B/Adv on E9
b2 0-0 0 1-3 O NYM H. Brooks S. Martinez -10% 59% Fielder's Choice 1B; Kingman out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Staub to 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' Pat Zachry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Templeton P. Zachry 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL K. Oberkfell P. Zachry -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL K. Hernandez P. Zachry 3% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- O STL G. Hendrick P. Zachry 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson S. Martinez -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM F. Taveras S. Martinez -1% 51% Lineout: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli S. Martinez -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- STL D. Porter P. Zachry -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O STL S. Lezcano P. Zachry 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Scott P. Zachry 3% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL T. Herr P. Zachry 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM D. Kingman S. Martinez 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Staub S. Martinez 10% 69% Single to RF; Kingman to 3B/Adv on E9
b2 0-0 0 1-3 O NYM H. Brooks S. Martinez -10% 59% Fielder's Choice 1B; Kingman out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Staub to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- NYM A. Trevino S. Martinez 7% 66% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Staub to 3B; Brooks to 2B
b2 0-0 1 123 RR NYM D. Flynn S. Martinez 14% 79% Single to LF; Staub Scores; Brooks Scores/unER; Trevino to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- O NYM P. Zachry S. Martinez -2% 77% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Trevino to 3B; Flynn to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 RR NYM M. Wilson S. Martinez 12% 90% Triple to LF; Trevino Scores/unER; Flynn Scores/unER
b2 4-0 2 --3 O NYM F. Taveras S. Martinez -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 9-1-2
t3 0-4 0 --- STL S. Martinez P. Zachry -4% 84% Double to CF
t3 0-4 0 -2- R STL G. Templeton P. Zachry -8% 77% Double to LF; Martinez Scores
t3 1-4 0 -2- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Zachry 4% 81% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-4 1 -2- RO STL K. Hernandez P. Zachry -3% 78% Double to RF; Templeton Scores; Hernandez out at 3B/CF-SS-3B
t3 2-4 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick P. Zachry 1% 78% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 3-4-5
b3 4-2 0 --- NYM L. Mazzilli S. Martinez 2% 81% Walk
b3 4-2 0 1-- O NYM D. Kingman S. Martinez -2% 79% Strikeout
b3 4-2 1 1-- NYM R. Staub S. Martinez 2% 81% Walk; Mazzilli to 2B
b3 4-2 1 12- O NYM H. Brooks S. Martinez -3% 78% Strikeout
b3 4-2 2 12- O NYM A. Trevino S. Martinez -3% 76% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 5-6-7
t4 2-4 0 --- O STL D. Porter P. Zachry 2% 78% Flyball: CF
t4 2-4 1 --- O STL S. Lezcano P. Zachry 2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-4 2 --- O STL T. Scott P. Zachry 1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 8-9-1
b4 4-2 0 --- O NYM D. Flynn S. Martinez -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 4-2 1 --- NYM P. Zachry S. Martinez 1% 81% Walk
b4 4-2 1 1-- OO NYM M. Wilson S. Martinez -3% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 8-9-1
t5 2-4 0 --- O STL T. Herr P. Zachry 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t5 2-4 1 --- O STL S. Martinez P. Zachry 2% 82% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-4 2 --- STL G. Templeton P. Zachry -2% 81% Single to CF
t5 2-4 2 1-- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Zachry 3% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 2-3-4
b5 4-2 0 --- O NYM F. Taveras S. Martinez -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-2 1 --- NYM L. Mazzilli S. Martinez 1% 83% Walk
b5 4-2 1 1-- NYM D. Kingman S. Martinez 1% 85% Mazzilli Steals 2B
b5 4-2 1 -2- O NYM D. Kingman S. Martinez -2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-2 2 -2- NYM R. Staub S. Martinez 0% 83% Intentional Walk
b5 4-2 2 12- O NYM H. Brooks S. Martinez -2% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Pat Zachry facing 3-4-5
t6 2-4 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez P. Zachry 3% 83% Foul Flyball: C
t6 2-4 1 --- STL G. Hendrick P. Zachry -3% 80% Walk
t6 2-4 1 1-- STL D. Porter P. Zachry -6% 74% Walk; Hendrick to 2B
Tom Hausman replaces Pat Zachry pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-4 1 12- OO STL S. Lezcano T. Hausman 12% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Silvio Martinez facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- O NYM A. Trevino S. Martinez -1% 85% Flyball: RF
b6 4-2 1 --- NYM D. Flynn S. Martinez 1% 87% Single to LF
Mike Cubbage pinch hits for Tom Hausman (P) batting 9th
b6 4-2 1 1-- O NYM M. Cubbage S. Martinez -1% 85% Strikeout
b6 4-2 2 1-- R NYM M. Wilson S. Martinez 7% 92% Single to RF; Flynn Scores/Adv on E9/unER/No RBI; Wilson to 2B/Adv on E6
b6 5-2 2 -2- O NYM F. Taveras S. Martinez -1% 91% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Neil Allen facing 7-8-9
Neil Allen replaces Mike Cubbage (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-5 0 --- O STL T. Scott N. Allen 2% 93% Strikeout
t7 2-5 1 --- O STL T. Herr N. Allen 1% 95% Flyball: LF
Steve Braun pinch hits for Silvio Martinez (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 2 --- O STL S. Braun N. Allen 1% 95% Bunt Popfly: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Jim Otten facing 3-4-5
Jim Otten replaces Steve Braun (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- NYM L. Mazzilli J. Otten 1% 96% Walk
b7 5-2 0 1-- O NYM D. Kingman J. Otten -1% 95% Strikeout
b7 5-2 1 1-- NYM R. Staub J. Otten 1% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Mazzilli to 3B
Joel Youngblood pinch runs for Rusty Staub (1B) batting 5th
b7 5-2 1 1-3 OO NYM H. Brooks J. Otten -2% 94% Double Play: Strikeout, Baserunner Out Advancing; Mazzilli out at Hm/C-2B-C-3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Neil Allen facing 1-2-3
Mike Jorgensen replaces Dave Kingman (LF) playing 1B batting 4th
Mookie Wilson moves from RF to LF
Joel Youngblood moves from PR to RF
t8 2-5 0 --- STL G. Templeton N. Allen -4% 91% Walk
t8 2-5 0 1-- O STL K. Oberkfell N. Allen 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B; Templeton to 2B
t8 2-5 1 -2- STL K. Hernandez N. Allen -5% 88% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Templeton to 3B
t8 2-5 1 1-3 RO STL G. Hendrick N. Allen 4% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Templeton Scores/unER
t8 3-5 2 1-- O STL D. Porter N. Allen 3% 95% Popfly: SS
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Jim Otten facing 7-8-9
b8 5-3 0 --- NYM A. Trevino J. Otten 1% 96% Walk
b8 5-3 0 1-- O NYM D. Flynn J. Otten -1% 95% Strikeout
b8 5-3 1 1-- O NYM N. Allen J. Otten -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Trevino to 2B
b8 5-3 2 -2- O NYM M. Wilson J. Otten -1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 5.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Mets' Neil Allen facing 6-7-8
t9 3-5 0 --- O STL S. Lezcano N. Allen 3% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-5 1 --- O STL T. Scott N. Allen 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-5 2 --- O STL T. Herr N. Allen 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 5.

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