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KCR
@MIN
2
7
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@CIN
7
1
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@NYM
5
2
CHC
@PHI
2
10
MON
@PIT
1
2
Thursday, May 31, 1984,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 7,440, Time of Game: 2:34
Cardinals
5
24-27
 Won 2 
5th, 5½ GB
at Mets
2
22-21
 Lost 3 
3rd, 3½ GB
W: Bob Forsch (1-4)
L: Walt Terrell (3-5)
S: Bruce Sutter (12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  0   1  2  0   0  0  1    5 11  1
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2 10  2

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonnie Smith LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .294 .834 -0.016 0.65 0.042 -0.058 -0.2 2 0
   Tito Landrum LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .760 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tom Herr 2B 5 2 1 1 0 0 .262 .656 -0.042 0.71 0.041 -0.083 -0.2 4 5 HR,GDP
Andy Van Slyke 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .261 .781 -0.030 0.49 0.018 -0.048 -0.5 11 0
George Hendrick RF 5 1 2 2 0 3 .270 .708 0.237 0.45 0.251 -0.014 2.5 3 0 HR,2B
Darrell Porter C 2 1 1 0 2 0 .277 .866 0.076 0.56 0.078 -0.002 0.9 4 0
Willie McGee CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .256 .649 0.049 0.79 0.097 -0.048 0.1 1 0 2B
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 .309 .769 0.010 0.51 0.030 -0.020 0.7 0 3 2B
Ozzie Smith SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .621 -0.068 0.64 0.000 -0.068 -1.4 1 4
Bob Forsch P 2 0 1 0 0 1 .231 .462 -0.020 0.90 0.011 -0.032 -0.3 1 2
   Steve Braun PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .794 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Neil Allen P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .600 -0.005 0.20 0.000 -0.005 -0.3 0 0
   Bruce Sutter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 11 4 3 5 .297 .891 0.186 0.59 0.568 -0.383 1.0 27 14
2B: G Hendrick (8, off W Terrell); W McGee (3, off W Terrell); K Oberkfell (8, off T Gorman).
HR: G Hendrick (4, off W Terrell; 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out); T Herr (3, off T Gorman; 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: G Hendrick 6; T Herr 4; K Oberkfell 3; W McGee 2; L Smith 2; D Porter; A Van Slyke; B Forsch.
GIDP: T Herr (3).
RBI: G Hendrick 2 (26); W McGee (15); T Herr (13).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. K Oberkfell-T Herr-A Van Slyke; T Herr-O Smith-A Van Slyke; O Smith-T Herr-A Van Slyke.
PB: D Porter (4).
E: O Smith (3).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 .269 .671 -0.037 1.01 0.082 -0.119 -0.2 2 4 GDP
Mookie Wilson CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .298 .690 0.039 0.93 0.089 -0.051 0.4 4 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .303 .751 0.033 1.38 0.108 -0.075 0.3 7 0
George Foster LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 .228 .695 -0.154 1.54 0.000 -0.154 -1.0 4 0
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .287 .806 0.029 1.05 0.078 -0.049 -0.1 1 0
Hubie Brooks 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .307 .821 -0.140 1.46 0.045 -0.185 -0.5 0 0 GDP
Mike Fitzgerald C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .668 -0.018 0.87 0.063 -0.081 -0.2 5 0 2B,GDP
Jose Oquendo SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .186 .456 0.075 0.87 0.117 -0.042 0.4 4 4
Walt Terrell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .042 .122 -0.027 1.09 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 0 0
   Ron Hodges PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .129 .486 -0.011 0.44 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
   Tim Leary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .875 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Danny Heep PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .730 -0.012 0.42 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
   Tom Gorman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .798 -0.093 3.75 0.000 -0.093 -0.7
Team Totals 35 2 10 2 2 4 .286 .639 -0.316 1.16 0.582 -0.899 -2.0 27 9
2B: M Fitzgerald (1, off B Sutter).
TB: W Backman 3; M Wilson 2; M Fitzgerald 2; K Hernandez; H Brooks; J Oquendo; D Strawberry.
GIDP: H Brooks (3); M Fitzgerald (5); W Backman (2).
RBI: K Hernandez (20); G Foster (28).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Backman-J Oquendo-K Hernandez.
E: G Foster (4); D Strawberry (1).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, W (1-4) 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 5.62 20 62 0.250 0.86 2.2
Neil Allen 2 4 2 2 1 1 0 3.76 10 0 0 -0.143 0.78 -1.4
Bruce Sutter, S (12) 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 7 2 1 0.208 2.63 1.2
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 2 4 0 2.00 37 62 2 1 0.315 1.16 2.0
N Allen faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Walt Terrell, L (3-5) 5 8 4 2 3 3 1 3.72 26 39 -0.182 0.83 -1.8
Tim Leary 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.00 6 0 0 0.021 0.17 0.9
Tom Gorman 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.09 8 0 0 -0.025 0.15 -0.1
Team Totals 9 11 5 3 3 5 2 3.00 40 39 0 0 -0.186 0.59 -1.0
Balks: None.
WP: B Forsch (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Lonnie Smith LF 1 Wally Backman 2B
2 Tom Herr 2B 2 Mookie Wilson CF
3 Andy Van Slyke 1B 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 George Hendrick RF 4 George Foster LF
5 Darrell Porter C 5 Darryl Strawberry RF
6 Willie McGee CF 6 Hubie Brooks 3B
7 Ken Oberkfell 3B 7 Mike Fitzgerald C
8 Ozzie Smith SS 8 Jose Oquendo SS
9 Bob Forsch P 9 Walt Terrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-4 1 12- OO NYM H. Brooks B. Sutter 17% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 2-0 1 1-- RR STL G. Hendrick W. Terrell 13% 91% Home Run; Van Slyke Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-- R STL G. Hendrick W. Terrell 12% 59% Double to LF; Herr Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI/unER
b9 2-5 0 -2- NYM J. Oquendo B. Sutter -11% 81% Single; Fitzgerald to 3B
b8 0-4 0 1-3 R NYM K. Hernandez N. Allen -11% 76% Single; Backman Scores; Wilson to 3B

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' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL L. Smith W. Terrell 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O STL T. Herr W. Terrell -3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL A. Van Slyke W. Terrell -3% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- R STL G. Hendrick W. Terrell 12% 59% Double to LF; Herr Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI/unER
t1 1-0 2 -2- STL D. Porter W. Terrell 1% 60% Walk
t1 1-0 2 12- O STL W. McGee W. Terrell -4% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- NYM W. Backman B. Forsch -4% 53% Single
b1 0-1 0 1-- O NYM M. Wilson B. Forsch 4% 56% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 1 1-- O NYM K. Hernandez B. Forsch 2% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Backman to 2B
b1 0-1 2 -2- O NYM G. Foster B. Forsch 3% 61% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O STL K. Oberkfell W. Terrell -2% 59% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 1 --- O STL O. Smith W. Terrell -1% 58% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 2 --- STL B. Forsch W. Terrell 1% 59% Single
t2 1-0 2 1-- O STL L. Smith W. Terrell -2% 57% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry B. Forsch 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYM H. Brooks B. Forsch 2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Forsch -1% 60% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Fitzgerald to 1B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Forsch 2% 62% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O STL T. Herr W. Terrell -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O STL A. Van Slyke W. Terrell -1% 59% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick W. Terrell -1% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Terrell B. Forsch 3% 60% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O NYM W. Backman B. Forsch 2% 62% Lineout: P
b3 0-1 2 --- NYM M. Wilson B. Forsch -2% 61% Single
b3 0-1 2 1-- NYM K. Hernandez B. Forsch -1% 60% Wild Pitch; Wilson to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- O NYM K. Hernandez B. Forsch 4% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- STL D. Porter W. Terrell 6% 70% Single; Porter to 2B/Adv on E9
t4 1-0 0 -2- R STL W. McGee W. Terrell 10% 80% Double; Porter Scores/unER
t4 2-0 0 -2- STL K. Oberkfell W. Terrell 2% 81% Walk
t4 2-0 0 12- O STL O. Smith W. Terrell -4% 78% Lineout: SS
t4 2-0 1 12- O STL B. Forsch W. Terrell -3% 74% Strikeout
t4 2-0 2 12- O STL L. Smith W. Terrell -3% 71% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYM G. Foster B. Forsch 3% 74% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry B. Forsch 2% 76% Flyball: LF
b4 0-2 2 --- NYM H. Brooks B. Forsch -2% 74% Walk
b4 0-2 2 1-- O NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Forsch 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 2-3-4
t5 2-0 0 --- O STL T. Herr W. Terrell -2% 75% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 1 --- STL A. Van Slyke W. Terrell 2% 77% Single
t5 2-0 1 1-- RR STL G. Hendrick W. Terrell 13% 91% Home Run; Van Slyke Scores
t5 4-0 1 --- STL D. Porter W. Terrell 1% 91% Walk
t5 4-0 1 1-- O STL W. McGee W. Terrell -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t5 4-0 2 1-- STL K. Oberkfell W. Terrell 1% 91% Single; Porter to 2B
t5 4-0 2 12- O STL O. Smith W. Terrell -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 8-9-1
b5 0-4 0 --- O NYM J. Oquendo B. Forsch 2% 91% Strikeout
Ron Hodges pinch hits for Walt Terrell (P) batting 9th
b5 0-4 1 --- O NYM R. Hodges B. Forsch 1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-4 2 --- NYM W. Backman B. Forsch -1% 92% Single
b5 0-4 2 1-- O NYM M. Wilson B. Forsch 2% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Tim Leary facing 9-1-2
Tim Leary replaces Ron Hodges (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Steve Braun pinch hits for Bob Forsch (P) batting 9th
t6 4-0 0 --- O STL S. Braun T. Leary -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 4-0 1 --- STL L. Smith T. Leary 1% 93% Single
t6 4-0 1 1-- OO STL T. Herr T. Leary -1% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Neil Allen facing 3-4-5
Neil Allen replaces Steve Braun (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 0-4 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez N. Allen 2% 94% Flyball: LF
b6 0-4 1 --- O NYM G. Foster N. Allen 1% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 0-4 2 --- O NYM D. Strawberry N. Allen 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Tim Leary facing 3-4-5
t7 4-0 0 --- O STL A. Van Slyke T. Leary -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-0 1 --- O STL G. Hendrick T. Leary -0% 94% Strikeout
t7 4-0 2 --- O STL D. Porter T. Leary -0% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Neil Allen facing 6-7-8
b7 0-4 0 --- NYM H. Brooks N. Allen -3% 91% Single
b7 0-4 0 1-- OO NYM M. Fitzgerald N. Allen 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 0-4 2 --- NYM J. Oquendo N. Allen -1% 96% Walk
Danny Heep pinch hits for Tim Leary (P) batting 9th
b7 0-4 2 1-- O NYM D. Heep N. Allen 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 6-7-8
Tom Gorman replaces Danny Heep (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-0 0 --- O STL W. McGee T. Gorman -0% 97% Lineout: SS
t8 4-0 1 --- STL K. Oberkfell T. Gorman 1% 97% Double
t8 4-0 1 -2- O STL O. Smith T. Gorman -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B; Oberkfell to 3B
t8 4-0 2 --3 O STL N. Allen T. Gorman -1% 96% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Neil Allen facing 1-2-3
b8 0-4 0 --- NYM W. Backman N. Allen -3% 94% Single
b8 0-4 0 1-- NYM M. Wilson N. Allen -1% 93% Passed Ball; Backman to 2B
b8 0-4 0 -2- NYM M. Wilson N. Allen -6% 87% Single; Backman to 3B
b8 0-4 0 1-3 R NYM K. Hernandez N. Allen -11% 76% Single; Backman Scores; Wilson to 3B
Bruce Sutter replaces Neil Allen pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-4 0 1-3 RO NYM G. Foster B. Sutter 8% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Wilson Scores
b8 2-4 1 1-- NYM D. Strawberry B. Sutter -8% 77% Single; Foster to 2B
b8 2-4 1 12- OO NYM H. Brooks B. Sutter 17% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 1-2-3
t9 4-2 0 --- O STL L. Smith T. Gorman -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t9 4-2 1 --- R STL T. Herr T. Gorman 4% 97% Home Run
t9 5-2 1 --- O STL A. Van Slyke T. Gorman -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 5-2 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick T. Gorman -0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-5, Cardinals' Bruce Sutter facing 7-8-9
Tito Landrum replaces Lonnie Smith playing LF batting 1st
b9 2-5 0 --- NYM M. Fitzgerald B. Sutter -5% 92% Double
b9 2-5 0 -2- NYM J. Oquendo B. Sutter -11% 81% Single; Fitzgerald to 3B
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Tom Gorman (P) batting 9th
b9 2-5 0 1-3 O NYM R. Staub B. Sutter 9% 90% Strikeout
b9 2-5 1 1-3 OO NYM W. Backman B. Sutter 10% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Mets 2.

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