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MIL
@BAL
11
8
NYY
@BOS
5
8
OAK
@CHW
2
1
DET
@CLE
4
3
KCR
@SEA
1
4
MIN
@TEX
0
6
CAL
@TOR
4
6
CIN
@LAD
7
3
CHC
@MON
2
1
STL
@NYM
2
6
PIT
@PHI
2
8
ATL
@SDP
3
6
HOU
@SFG
8
1
Saturday, September 19, 1981, 2:09PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 10,200, Time of Game: 1:58
Cardinals
2
51-36
 Lost 2 
1st
at Mets
6
35-54
 Won 2 
5th, 17 GB
W: Pete Falcone (3-3)
L: John Martin (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  6  2
Mets            3  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  X    6  6  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .272 .686 0.002 0.59 0.040 -0.038 0.5 1 1 2B
Garry Templeton SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .698 -0.024 0.72 0.025 -0.048 0.1 0 2
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .857 -0.090 0.93 0.000 -0.090 -1.0 10 0
George Hendrick RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .286 .845 0.029 0.60 0.059 -0.030 -0.0 4 0
Gene Tenace C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .218 .754 -0.052 0.94 0.039 -0.090 -0.5 2 0 GDP
Tito Landrum LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .600 -0.066 0.74 0.000 -0.066 -0.9 1 0
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 0 1 1 0 1 .288 .722 0.074 0.67 0.085 -0.011 0.8 1 1
   Bob Shirley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .300 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Gene Roof PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .804 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
David Green CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.070 0.95 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 4 0
John Martin P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .192 .596 -0.039 0.81 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 0 2
   Mark Littell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .571 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julio Gonzalez 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 .294 .804 0.010 0.21 0.010 0.000 0.4 0 1
Team Totals 32 2 6 1 2 4 .188 .454 -0.227 0.73 0.258 -0.483 -1.8 24 7
2B: T Herr (13, off P Falcone).
TB: T Herr 3; G Hendrick 2; K Oberkfell; J Gonzalez.
GIDP: G Tenace (1).
RBI: K Oberkfell (41).
2-out RBI: K Oberkfell.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
PB: G Tenace (2).
E: D Green (1); G Tenace (3).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .282 .707 0.083 0.60 0.099 -0.016 0.5 2 0 SB
Mike Howard RF 1 2 0 1 2 0 .182 .606 0.070 0.51 0.077 -0.006 1.0 4 0 SF
Hubie Brooks 3B 4 2 2 2 0 0 .304 .756 0.168 0.52 0.173 -0.005 2.1 1 3 HR
Dave Kingman 1B 4 1 1 3 0 1 .205 .758 0.028 0.40 0.052 -0.024 1.1 9 0 HR
   Mike Jorgensen 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .664 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
John Stearns C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .273 .674 -0.012 0.20 0.005 -0.017 0.2 4 0 2B
Lee Mazzilli LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .227 .686 0.002 0.12 0.007 -0.006 -0.2 3 0
Doug Flynn 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .212 .520 -0.028 0.45 0.016 -0.045 -1.0 3 4 CS
Ron Gardenhire SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.022 0.30 0.000 -0.022 -0.7 0 3
Pete Falcone P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .143 -0.014 0.19 0.000 -0.014 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 29 6 6 6 3 2 .207 .721 0.275 0.38 0.429 -0.155 2.6 27 10
2B: J Stearns (11, off M Littell).
HR: D Kingman (20, off M Littell; 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); H Brooks (4, off J Martin; 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SF: M Howard (1, off J Martin).
TB: H Brooks 5; D Kingman 4; J Stearns 2; D Flynn; L Mazzilli.
RBI: D Kingman 3 (51); H Brooks 2 (36); M Howard (3).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Brooks-D Flynn-D Kingman.
E: R Gardenhire (1).
Baserunning
SB: M Wilson (22, 2nd base off J Martin/G Tenace).
CS: D Flynn (2, 2nd base by J Martin POCS).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Martin, L (6-4) 5 4 5 4 2 2 1 3.20 21 41 -0.229 0.52 -2.2
Mark Littell 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.41 5 2 2 -0.048 0.21 -1.2
Bob Shirley 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.44 7 0 0 0.004 0.03 0.8
Team Totals 8 6 6 5 3 2 2 5.62 33 41 2 2 -0.273 0.38 -2.6
J Martin faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Falcone, W (3-3) 9 6 2 2 2 4 0 2.99 34 69 0.227 0.73 1.8
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 4 0 2.00 34 69 0.227 0.73 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Martin (4; D Flynn, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Tom Herr 2B 1 Mookie Wilson CF
2 Garry Templeton SS 2 Mike Howard RF
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Hubie Brooks 3B
4 George Hendrick RF 4 Dave Kingman 1B
5 Gene Tenace C 5 John Stearns C
6 Tito Landrum LF 6 Lee Mazzilli LF
7 Ken Oberkfell 3B 7 Doug Flynn 2B
8 David Green CF 8 Ron Gardenhire SS
9 John Martin P 9 Pete Falcone P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 0 1-- RR NYM H. Brooks J. Martin 14% 83% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Howard Scores/unER
t4 0-3 2 12- R STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone -8% 76% Single to LF; Hendrick Scores; Tenace to 2B
t6 1-3 1 1-- OO STL G. Tenace P. Falcone 6% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM M. Howard J. Martin 6% 64% Wilson Steals 2B; Wilson to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b6 3-1 0 1-3 RRR NYM D. Kingman M. Littell 5% 98% Home Run (Deep LF); Howard Scores; Brooks Scores

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 T. Herr P. Falcone 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL G. Templeton P. Falcone -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 3% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone 2% 54% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' John Martin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM M. Wilson J. Martin 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM M. Howard J. Martin 6% 64% Wilson Steals 2B; Wilson to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM M. Howard J. Martin 4% 69% Reached on E8/Sacrifice Fly; Wilson Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- RR NYM H. Brooks J. Martin 14% 83% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Howard Scores/unER
b1 3-0 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman J. Martin -1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
b1 3-0 1 --- O NYM J. Stearns J. Martin -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
b1 3-0 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli J. Martin -0% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- O STL G. Tenace P. Falcone 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-3 1 --- O STL T. Landrum P. Falcone 1% 84% Flyball: CF
t2 0-3 2 --- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone 1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' John Martin facing 7-8-9
b2 3-0 0 --- NYM D. Flynn J. Martin 2% 86% Single to CF
b2 3-0 0 1-- O NYM R. Gardenhire J. Martin -3% 83% Flynn Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)
b2 3-0 1 --- O NYM R. Gardenhire J. Martin -1% 83% Lineout: 1B
b2 3-0 2 --- O NYM P. Falcone J. Martin -0% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O STL D. Green P. Falcone 2% 84% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 --- O STL J. Martin P. Falcone 1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-3 2 --- STL T. Herr P. Falcone -2% 84% Double to LF
t3 0-3 2 -2- O STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' John Martin facing 1-2-3
b3 3-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Martin -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 3-0 1 --- O NYM M. Howard J. Martin -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-0 2 --- O NYM H. Brooks J. Martin -0% 84% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 1 --- STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone -2% 84% Single to LF
t4 0-3 1 1-- STL G. Tenace P. Falcone -4% 80% Walk; Hendrick to 2B
t4 0-3 1 12- O STL T. Landrum P. Falcone 4% 84% Lineout: RF
t4 0-3 2 12- R STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone -8% 76% Single to LF; Hendrick Scores; Tenace to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- O STL D. Green P. Falcone 5% 81% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' John Martin facing 4-5-6
b4 3-1 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman J. Martin -1% 79% Strikeout
b4 3-1 1 --- O NYM J. Stearns J. Martin -1% 78% Flyball: LF
b4 3-1 2 --- NYM L. Mazzilli J. Martin 1% 79% Single to LF
b4 3-1 2 1-- O NYM D. Flynn J. Martin -1% 78% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 9-1-2
t5 1-3 0 --- O STL J. Martin P. Falcone 3% 80% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- O STL T. Herr P. Falcone 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-3 2 --- O STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' John Martin facing 8-9-1
b5 3-1 0 --- O NYM R. Gardenhire J. Martin -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b5 3-1 1 --- O NYM P. Falcone J. Martin -1% 81% Foul Popfly: 3B
b5 3-1 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Martin -1% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 3% 83% Lineout: 1B
t6 1-3 1 --- STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone -3% 80% Single to SS
t6 1-3 1 1-- OO STL G. Tenace P. Falcone 6% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' John Martin facing 2-3-4
b6 3-1 0 --- NYM M. Howard J. Martin 2% 88% Walk
b6 3-1 0 1-- NYM H. Brooks J. Martin 2% 90% Passed Ball; Howard to 2B
b6 3-1 0 -2- NYM H. Brooks J. Martin 3% 93% Single to 1B; Howard to 3B
Mark Littell replaces John Martin pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-1 0 1-3 RRR NYM D. Kingman M. Littell 5% 98% Home Run (Deep LF); Howard Scores; Brooks Scores
b6 6-1 0 --- NYM J. Stearns M. Littell 1% 99% Double to RF
b6 6-1 0 -2- O NYM L. Mazzilli M. Littell -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Stearns to 3B
b6 6-1 1 --3 O NYM D. Flynn M. Littell -1% 98% Lineout: 2B
b6 6-1 2 --3 O NYM R. Gardenhire M. Littell -0% 98% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 6-7-8
t7 1-6 0 --- O STL T. Landrum P. Falcone 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
t7 1-6 1 --- O STL K. Oberkfell P. Falcone 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-6 2 --- O STL D. Green P. Falcone 0% 99% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cardinals' Bob Shirley facing 9-1-2
Bob Shirley replaces Ken Oberkfell (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Julio Gonzalez replaces Mark Littell (P) playing 3B batting 9th
b7 6-1 0 --- O NYM P. Falcone B. Shirley -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-1 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Shirley -0% 99% Lineout: RF
b7 6-1 2 --- NYM M. Howard B. Shirley 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-1 2 1-- O NYM H. Brooks B. Shirley -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 9-1-2
t8 1-6 0 --- STL J. Gonzalez P. Falcone -1% 98% Single to RF (CF-RF)
t8 1-6 0 1-- STL T. Herr P. Falcone -2% 96% Single to SS; Gonzalez to 2B
t8 1-6 0 12- RO STL G. Templeton P. Falcone 1% 97% Flyball: RF; Gonzalez Scores/Adv on E6; Herr to 2B
t8 2-6 1 -2- O STL K. Hernandez P. Falcone 2% 98% Lineout: LF
t8 2-6 2 -2- O STL G. Hendrick P. Falcone 1% 99% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Cardinals' Bob Shirley facing 4-5-6
b8 6-2 0 --- O NYM D. Kingman B. Shirley -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-2 1 --- O NYM J. Stearns B. Shirley -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 6-2 2 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli B. Shirley -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 6.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Pete Falcone facing 5-6-7
Mike Jorgensen replaces Dave Kingman playing 1B batting 4th
t9 2-6 0 --- O STL G. Tenace P. Falcone 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-6 1 --- O STL T. Landrum P. Falcone 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Gene Roof pinch hits for Bob Shirley (P) batting 7th
t9 2-6 2 --- O STL G. Roof P. Falcone 0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 6.

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