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CHW
@BOS
5
3
DET
@CLE
9
2
NYY
@MIL
0
1
OAK
@MIN
1
3
CAL
@SEA
4
1
BAL
@TEX
2
0
KCR
@TOR
3
4
 
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SDP
@CHC
6
7
HOU
@NYM
0
2
CIN
@PHI
9
5
SFG
@STL
2
0
Friday, May 4, 1984,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 9,717, Time of Game: 1:53
Astros
0
8-17
 Lost 3 
6th, 9 GB
at Mets
2
15-8
 Won 5 
1st
W: Ron Darling (2-2)
L: Bob Knepper (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  2
Mets            0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    2  5  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .304 .408 .712 -0.092 1.28 0.014 -0.107 -0.6 2 1
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .276 .274 .448 .722 -0.057 0.74 0.000 -0.057 -0.4 2 6
   Tim Tolman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.045 1.97 0.000 -0.045 -0.3
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .410 .419 .828 -0.029 1.00 0.041 -0.070 -0.3 1 0
Jerry Mumphrey CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .287 .367 .333 .701 -0.074 1.32 0.038 -0.113 -0.4 1 0
Enos Cabell 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .263 .353 .616 -0.061 0.91 0.016 -0.077 -0.5 11 0 CS
Phil Garner 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .206 .260 .235 .496 -0.094 1.30 0.000 -0.094 -0.7 1 2
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .165 .205 .241 .445 -0.066 0.88 0.000 -0.066 -0.5 3 2
Mark Bailey C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .364 .300 .664 -0.052 0.69 0.000 -0.052 -0.4 2 0
Bob Knepper P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .077 .000 .077 -0.053 1.09 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 1 2
   Terry Puhl PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .344 .357 .701 0.072 1.40 0.072 0.000 0.4
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 2 5 31 .103 .161 .103 .265 -0.551 1.08 0.181 -0.734 -4.0 24 13
TB: K Bass; J Cruz; E Cabell.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Knepper-C Reynolds; C Reynolds-B Doran-E Cabell; K Bass-E Cabell.
E: C Reynolds 2 (4).
Outfield Assists: K Bass (G Foster at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: E Cabell (1, 2nd base by R Darling/M Fitzgerald).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron Gardenhire 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .197 .246 .213 .459 -0.014 0.64 0.031 -0.044 -0.2 2 3
Jose Oquendo SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .109 .183 .109 .292 -0.042 0.64 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 1 2 SH
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .292 .354 .404 .758 0.102 0.64 0.111 -0.009 1.0 8 0
George Foster LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .283 .302 .478 .780 0.017 0.75 0.039 -0.022 0.4 2 0 IW
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .349 .432 .614 1.046 -0.096 1.08 0.000 -0.096 -1.4 2 0
Mookie Wilson CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .282 .293 .575 -0.070 0.69 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 5 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .247 .304 .412 .716 0.111 0.49 0.131 -0.020 1.0 2 0 HR
Mike Fitzgerald C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .286 .348 .286 .634 -0.024 0.48 0.010 -0.035 -0.5 5 1 GDP
Ron Darling P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.034 0.43 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 0 1
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 27 2 5 2 1 2 29 .185 .214 .296 .511 -0.050 0.65 0.322 -0.372 -1.6 27 7
HR: H Brooks (4, off B Knepper, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SH: J Oquendo (2, off B Knepper).
IBB: G Foster (2, by B Knepper).
TB: H Brooks 5; M Fitzgerald; K Hernandez; G Foster.
GIDP: M Fitzgerald (1).
RBI: K Hernandez (9); H Brooks (12).
2-out RBI: H Brooks.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 2.

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, L (2-4) 8 5 2 1 1 2 1 2.20 29 67 0.051 0.65 1.6
Team Totals 8 5 2 1 1 2 1 1.12 29 67 0.051 0.65 1.6

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Darling, W (2-2) 8 2 0 0 2 5 0 4.00 27 81 0.413 0.92 3.2
Jesse Orosco, S (5) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 1 0 0.138 2.16 0.8
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 31 81 1 0 0.551 1.08 4.0
R Darling faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Knepper (2; G Foster).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 1:53.
Attendance: 9,717.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Kevin Bass RF 1 Ron Gardenhire 2B
2 Craig Reynolds SS 2 Jose Oquendo SS
3 Jose Cruz LF 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Jerry Mumphrey CF 4 George Foster LF
5 Enos Cabell 1B 5 Darryl Strawberry RF
6 Phil Garner 3B 6 Mookie Wilson CF
7 Bill Doran 2B 7 Hubie Brooks 3B
8 Mark Bailey C 8 Mike Fitzgerald C
9 Bob Knepper P 9 Ron Darling P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 --- R NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper 12% 63% Home Run
b6 1-0 1 -2- R NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 10% 87% Single; Gardenhire Scores/unER; Hernandez to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t9 0-2 2 1-3 O HOU J. Mumphrey J. Orosco 7% 100% Lineout: 1B
t9 0-2 0 --- HOU T. Puhl R. Darling -7% 86% Walk
t9 0-2 0 1-- O HOU K. Bass J. Orosco 6% 92% Lineout: 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU K. Bass R. Darling 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Darling 1% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Darling 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Gardenhire B. Knepper -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -1% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 1% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM G. Foster B. Knepper -2% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU J. Mumphrey R. Darling -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU E. Cabell R. Darling 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU P. Garner R. Darling 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O HOU B. Doran R. Darling 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry B. Knepper -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- R NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper 12% 63% Home Run
b2 1-0 2 --- NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Knepper 1% 64% Single
b2 1-0 2 1-- O NYM R. Darling B. Knepper -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Darling 3% 65% Lineout: SS
t3 0-1 1 --- O HOU B. Knepper R. Darling 2% 67% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 --- HOU K. Bass R. Darling -1% 65% Single
t3 0-1 2 1-- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Darling 3% 68% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYM R. Gardenhire B. Knepper -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -1% 64% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper -1% 63% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Darling 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey R. Darling 2% 68% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 2 --- HOU E. Cabell R. Darling -2% 67% Single
t4 0-1 2 1-- O HOU P. Garner R. Darling 3% 69% Cabell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 3% 73% Single
b4 1-0 0 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry B. Knepper -3% 70% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 1-- OO NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper -5% 65% Double Play: Flyball: P-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O HOU P. Garner R. Darling 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Darling 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Darling 1% 72% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper -2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Knepper -1% 68% Flyball: RF
b5 1-0 2 --- O NYM R. Darling B. Knepper -1% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O HOU B. Knepper R. Darling 4% 71% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 --- O HOU K. Bass R. Darling 2% 74% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Darling 2% 75% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- NYM R. Gardenhire B. Knepper 3% 78% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b6 1-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Gardenhire to 2B
b6 1-0 1 -2- R NYM K. Hernandez B. Knepper 10% 87% Single; Gardenhire Scores/unER; Hernandez to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 2-0 1 -2- NYM G. Foster B. Knepper 1% 88% Intentional Walk
b6 2-0 1 12- OO NYM D. Strawberry B. Knepper -4% 83% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Darling 3% 87% Lineout: 3B
t7 0-2 1 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey R. Darling 2% 89% Strikeout
t7 0-2 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell R. Darling 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
b7 2-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson B. Knepper -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-0 1 --- NYM H. Brooks B. Knepper 1% 90% Single
b7 2-0 1 1-- OO NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Knepper -2% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 6-7-8
t8 0-2 0 --- O HOU P. Garner R. Darling 3% 91% Strikeout
t8 0-2 1 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Darling 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t8 0-2 2 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Darling 1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
b8 2-0 0 --- O NYM R. Darling B. Knepper -1% 94% Flyball: LF
b8 2-0 1 --- O NYM R. Gardenhire B. Knepper -0% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Knepper -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 9-1-2
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Bob Knepper (P) batting 9th
t9 0-2 0 --- HOU T. Puhl R. Darling -7% 86% Walk
Jesse Orosco replaces Ron Darling pitching and batting 9th
t9 0-2 0 1-- O HOU K. Bass J. Orosco 6% 92% Lineout: 2B
Tim Tolman pinch hits for Craig Reynolds (SS) batting 2nd
t9 0-2 1 1-- O HOU T. Tolman J. Orosco 5% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 0-2 2 1-- HOU J. Cruz J. Orosco -4% 93% Single; Puhl to 3B
t9 0-2 2 1-3 O HOU J. Mumphrey J. Orosco 7% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2.

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