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Standings
KCR
@BOS
3
4
KCR
@BOS
6
3
SEA
@CAL
2
7
BAL
@CHW
2
1
NYY
@DET
4
1
MIN
@OAK
0
6
CLE
@TEX
3
0
MIL
@TOR
3
4
LAD
@ATL
5
4
SDP
@CIN
10
9
 
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SFG
@HOU
5
2
PIT
@MON
5
3
CHC
@NYM
2
5
STL
@PHI
1
5
Sunday, August 14, 1983,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 17,551, Time of Game: 2:18
Cubs
2
52-64
 Lost 3 
5th, 10 GB
at Mets
5
48-68
 Won 3 
6th, 14 GB
W: Ed Lynch (8-7)
L: Chuck Rainey (12-9)
S: Jesse Orosco (13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  5  0
Mets            1  0  4   0  0  0   0  0  X    5 12  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .696 -0.098 0.96 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 2 8
Keith Moreland RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .827 -0.020 0.49 0.020 -0.040 -0.1 0 0
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .740 -0.067 0.69 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 13 2
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .272 .799 0.004 0.62 0.041 -0.037 -0.2 0 1
Leon Durham LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .261 .845 -0.090 0.64 0.007 -0.098 -0.9 0 0 GDP
Mel Hall CF 3 1 1 1 0 1 .286 .803 0.005 0.56 0.037 -0.032 0.7 4 0 HR
   Jerry Morales PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .536 -0.010 0.36 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Jody Davis C 3 1 1 0 0 2 .266 .805 0.002 0.73 0.041 -0.039 0.3 3 0 2B
Tom Veryzer SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 .208 .497 -0.007 0.68 0.030 -0.037 -0.3 2 5
Chuck Rainey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .402 -0.021 1.41 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Mike Proly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .258 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .300 .985 0.050 0.86 0.050 0.000 0.8
   Warren Brusstar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Woods PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .621 -0.020 0.80 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
   Bill Campbell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 2 3 .167 .519 -0.272 0.70 0.226 -0.499 -2.1 24 17
2B: J Davis (19, off E Lynch).
HR: M Hall (8, off E Lynch; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: C Rainey (8, off E Lynch).
TB: M Hall 4; J Davis 2; K Moreland; R Cey; T Bosley.
GIDP: L Durham (3).
RBI: M Hall (27); T Bosley (3).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Sandberg-T Veryzer-B Buckner 2; T Veryzer-R Sandberg-B Buckner.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Bailor 2B-SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 .254 .590 0.097 0.82 0.110 -0.013 0.8 3 1 SB
Hubie Brooks 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 .281 .675 0.138 0.85 0.143 -0.005 1.7 0 3
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 .282 .786 0.022 1.01 0.077 -0.056 0.7 5 0
George Foster LF 4 1 1 4 0 0 .245 .724 0.070 1.19 0.175 -0.105 0.9 2 0 HR,GDP
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .234 .771 -0.041 0.56 0.006 -0.047 -0.4 3 0 IW
Danny Heep CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .281 .804 -0.037 0.49 0.007 -0.043 -0.7 8 0
Ron Hodges C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .240 .631 -0.016 0.32 0.014 -0.029 -0.3 3 0 GDP
Jose Oquendo SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .503 -0.022 0.30 0.000 -0.022 -0.6 2 3
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .802 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.7 GDP
   Brian Giles 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .604 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ed Lynch P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .150 .321 0.025 0.41 0.032 -0.007 0.0 0 0 SH
   Dave Kingman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .657 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .523 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 12 5 3 2 .375 .897 0.228 0.66 0.564 -0.335 1.4 27 7
HR: G Foster (19, off C Rainey; 3rd inn, 3 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: E Lynch (10, off W Brusstar).
IBB: D Strawberry (5, by W Brusstar).
TB: G Foster 4; H Brooks 3; K Hernandez 2; R Hodges 2; B Bailor 2; E Lynch; D Strawberry.
GIDP: R Hodges (8); G Foster (12); R Staub (3).
RBI: G Foster 4 (61); K Hernandez (50).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Bailor-J Oquendo-K Hernandez.
Baserunning
SB: B Bailor (10, 2nd base off C Rainey/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chuck Rainey, L (12-9) 2.1 8 5 5 0 0 1 4.13 14 21 -0.292 1.17 -4.1
Mike Proly 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.53 5 1 0 0.017 0.18 0.9
Warren Brusstar 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 2.03 14 0 0 0.043 0.39 1.4
Bill Campbell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.41 3 0 0 0.005 0.14 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 5 5 3 2 1 5.62 36 21 1 0 -0.227 0.66 -1.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Lynch, W (8-7) 8 5 2 2 1 3 1 3.63 29 66 0.244 0.74 1.6
Jesse Orosco, S (13) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.21 4 0 0 0.029 0.41 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 2 3 1 2.00 33 66 0 0 0.273 0.70 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: W Brusstar (9; D Strawberry).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Ryne Sandberg 2B 1 Bob Bailor 2B
2 Keith Moreland RF 2 Hubie Brooks 3B
3 Bill Buckner 1B 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Ron Cey 3B 4 George Foster LF
5 Leon Durham LF 5 Darryl Strawberry RF
6 Mel Hall CF 6 Danny Heep CF
7 Jody Davis C 7 Ron Hodges C
8 Tom Veryzer SS 8 Jose Oquendo SS
9 Chuck Rainey P 9 Ed Lynch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 1 123 RRRR NYM G. Foster C. Rainey 18% 94% Home Run; Bailor Scores; Brooks Scores; Hernandez Scores
b1 1-0 0 12- OO NYM G. Foster C. Rainey -8% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Brooks to 3B
t2 0-1 0 1-- OO CHC L. Durham E. Lynch 8% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYM H. Brooks C. Rainey 7% 67% Single to 2B; Bailor to 3B
b3 1-0 0 12- NYM H. Brooks C. Rainey 6% 82% Single to LF; Lynch to 3B; Bailor 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 R. Sandberg E. Lynch 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland E. Lynch 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Chuck Rainey facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Bailor C. Rainey 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM H. Brooks C. Rainey 3% 61% Bailor Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYM H. Brooks C. Rainey 7% 67% Single to 2B; Bailor to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 R NYM K. Hernandez C. Rainey 5% 73% Single to LF; Bailor Scores; Brooks to 2B
b1 1-0 0 12- OO NYM G. Foster C. Rainey -8% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Brooks to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 O NYM D. Strawberry C. Rainey -3% 61% Lineout: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 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 --- CHC R. Cey E. Lynch -4% 57% Single to RF
t2 0-1 0 1-- OO CHC L. Durham E. Lynch 8% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC M. Hall E. Lynch 1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Chuck Rainey facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Heep C. Rainey -2% 64% Lineout: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYM R. Hodges C. Rainey -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYM J. Oquendo C. Rainey -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
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 J. Davis E. Lynch 3% 65% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- CHC T. Veryzer E. Lynch -3% 62% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- O CHC C. Rainey E. Lynch 2% 64% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Veryzer to 2B
t3 0-1 2 -2- O CHC R. Sandberg E. Lynch 4% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Chuck Rainey facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- NYM E. Lynch C. Rainey 3% 71% Single to RF
b3 1-0 0 1-- NYM B. Bailor C. Rainey 5% 76% Single to RF; Lynch to 2B
b3 1-0 0 12- NYM H. Brooks C. Rainey 6% 82% Single to LF; Lynch to 3B; Bailor to 2B
b3 1-0 0 123 O NYM K. Hernandez C. Rainey -6% 76% Groundout: 1B-C/Forceout at Hm; Bailor to 3B; Brooks to 2B
b3 1-0 1 123 RRRR NYM G. Foster C. Rainey 18% 94% Home Run; Bailor Scores; Brooks Scores; Hernandez Scores
b3 5-0 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry C. Rainey 0% 94% Single to CF
Mike Proly replaces Chuck Rainey pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 1 1-- NYM D. Heep M. Proly 1% 95% Walk; Strawberry to 2B
b3 5-0 1 12- OO NYM R. Hodges M. Proly -2% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 5.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- CHC K. Moreland E. Lynch -2% 91% Single to CF
t4 0-5 0 1-- O CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch 2% 93% Lineout: 2B
t4 0-5 1 1-- O CHC R. Cey E. Lynch 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t4 0-5 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham E. Lynch 1% 96% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Mike Proly facing 8-9-1
b4 5-0 0 --- O NYM J. Oquendo M. Proly -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b4 5-0 1 --- O NYM E. Lynch M. Proly -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 5-0 2 --- O NYM B. Bailor M. Proly -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 5.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 6-7-8
t5 0-5 0 --- R CHC M. Hall E. Lynch -4% 91% Home Run
t5 1-5 0 --- CHC J. Davis E. Lynch -4% 87% Double to LF
t5 1-5 0 -2- O CHC T. Veryzer E. Lynch 3% 90% Popfly: SS
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Mike Proly (P) batting 9th
t5 1-5 1 -2- R CHC T. Bosley E. Lynch -5% 85% Single to CF; Davis Scores
t5 2-5 1 1-- O CHC R. Sandberg E. Lynch 3% 88% Lineout: LF
t5 2-5 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland E. Lynch 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 2-3-4
Warren Brusstar replaces Thad Bosley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-2 0 --- NYM H. Brooks W. Brusstar 1% 91% Single to CF
b5 5-2 0 1-- NYM K. Hernandez W. Brusstar 2% 93% Walk; Brooks to 2B
b5 5-2 0 12- O NYM G. Foster W. Brusstar -2% 91% Lineout: CF
b5 5-2 1 12- O NYM D. Strawberry W. Brusstar -2% 89% Strikeout
b5 5-2 2 12- O NYM D. Heep W. Brusstar -2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 3-4-5
t6 2-5 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner E. Lynch 2% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 2-5 1 --- O CHC R. Cey E. Lynch 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 2 --- O CHC L. Durham E. Lynch 1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 7-8-9
b6 5-2 0 --- NYM R. Hodges W. Brusstar 1% 93% Single to LF
b6 5-2 0 1-- O NYM J. Oquendo W. Brusstar -1% 92% Strikeout
b6 5-2 1 1-- O NYM E. Lynch W. Brusstar -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Hodges to 2B
b6 5-2 2 -2- O NYM B. Bailor W. Brusstar -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 6-7-8
t7 2-5 0 --- O CHC M. Hall E. Lynch 2% 93% Popfly: 2B
t7 2-5 1 --- O CHC J. Davis E. Lynch 1% 94% Strikeout
t7 2-5 2 --- O CHC T. Veryzer E. Lynch 1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 2-3-4
b7 5-2 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks W. Brusstar -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-2 1 --- NYM K. Hernandez W. Brusstar 0% 95% Single to CF
b7 5-2 1 1-- O NYM G. Foster W. Brusstar -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B; Hernandez to 2B
b7 5-2 2 -2- NYM D. Strawberry W. Brusstar 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b7 5-2 2 12- O NYM D. Heep W. Brusstar -1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 9-1-2
Gary Woods pinch hits for Warren Brusstar (P) batting 9th
t8 2-5 0 --- O CHC G. Woods E. Lynch 2% 96% Flyball: LF
t8 2-5 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg E. Lynch 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t8 2-5 2 --- O CHC K. Moreland E. Lynch 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Bill Campbell facing 7-8-9
Bill Campbell replaces Gary Woods (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-2 0 --- NYM R. Hodges B. Campbell 0% 98% Single to RF
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Jose Oquendo (SS) batting 8th
b8 5-2 0 1-- OO NYM R. Staub B. Campbell -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
Dave Kingman pinch hits for Ed Lynch (P) batting 9th
b8 5-2 2 --- O NYM D. Kingman B. Campbell -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 3-4-5
Jesse Orosco replaces Dave Kingman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Brian Giles replaces Rusty Staub (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
Bob Bailor moves from 2B to SS
t9 2-5 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner J. Orosco 2% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 2-5 1 --- O CHC R. Cey J. Orosco 1% 100% Lineout: CF
t9 2-5 2 --- CHC L. Durham J. Orosco -1% 99% Walk
Jerry Morales pinch hits for Mel Hall (CF) batting 6th
t9 2-5 2 1-- O CHC J. Morales J. Orosco 1% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.

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