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@BAL
3
5
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@BOS
12
6
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@CHW
6
5
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@CLE
9
5
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@KCR
4
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@MIN
4
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10
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6
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9
2
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0
4
Saturday, September 8, 1984,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 42,810, Time of Game: 2:53
Cubs
6
86-56
 Won 1 
1st
at Mets
0
79-63
 Lost 1 
2nd, 7 GB
W: Rick Sutcliffe (18-6)
L: Walt Terrell (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  0   0  0  1   2  0  2    6 15  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dernier CF 6 1 1 0 0 2 6 .280 .355 .364 .719 -0.071 0.53 0.004 -0.075 -1.0 1 0 2B
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .321 .373 .531 .904 0.011 0.48 0.037 -0.025 0.4 1 0 IW
Gary Matthews LF 3 1 3 2 1 0 4 .298 .408 .426 .834 0.249 0.87 0.249 0.000 2.5 3 0 HR
   Henry Cotto PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .333 .321 .655 -0.008 0.34 0.000 -0.008 -0.7 0 0
Leon Durham 1B 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .282 .376 .511 .886 -0.029 0.80 0.044 -0.073 0.1 6 1 2B
Keith Moreland RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .288 .340 .443 .782 0.051 0.72 0.098 -0.048 0.6 2 0 2B,IW
Ron Cey 3B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .235 .323 .451 .774 0.022 0.73 0.081 -0.058 -0.4 0 0
Jody Davis C 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .255 .315 .428 .743 -0.070 0.60 0.002 -0.072 -0.6 12 0 2B
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .214 .262 .263 .525 -0.016 0.44 0.021 -0.037 0.0 1 2 IW
Rick Sutcliffe P 5 0 2 2 0 2 5 .240 .255 .300 .555 -0.052 0.54 0.011 -0.062 1.2 1 3 2B
Team Totals 42 6 15 6 4 9 46 .357 .413 .548 .961 0.087 0.62 0.547 -0.458 2.0 27 6
2B: K Moreland (15, off W Terrell); L Durham (28, off D Sisk); B Dernier (21, off D Sisk); J Davis (23, off W Gardner); R Sutcliffe (3, off W Gardner).
HR: G Matthews (11, off W Terrell, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
IBB: K Moreland (5, by D Sisk); R Sandberg (3, by D Sisk); L Bowa (5, by W Gardner).
TB: G Matthews 6; K Moreland 3; R Sutcliffe 3; J Davis 2; R Sandberg 2; L Durham 2; R Cey 2; B Dernier 2; L Bowa.
RBI: R Sutcliffe 2 (5); G Matthews 2 (71); R Cey (89); L Durham (86).
2-out RBI: R Sutcliffe 2; L Durham; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 4 for 11.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .276 .354 .337 .690 0.016 1.07 0.076 -0.060 -0.1 1 2
Mookie Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .270 .297 .389 .685 -0.137 1.13 0.000 -0.137 -1.2 0 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .313 .419 .447 .865 -0.097 0.92 0.000 -0.097 -0.8 10 2
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .251 .346 .449 .796 -0.073 0.74 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 1 0
George Foster LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .267 .309 .433 .742 0.013 0.68 0.038 -0.026 -0.0 2 0
Hubie Brooks SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290 .350 .424 .774 -0.058 0.82 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 3 5
Ray Knight 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .223 .263 .276 .539 -0.074 0.96 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 0 1
Mike Fitzgerald C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .245 .297 .309 .606 0.078 1.05 0.096 -0.018 0.6 10 1
Walt Terrell P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .088 .101 .118 .219 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 0
   Danny Heep PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .308 .306 .615 -0.053 2.40 0.000 -0.053 -0.3
   Doug Sisk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239 .270 .284 .554 -0.016 0.66 0.000 -0.016 -0.3
   Wes Gardner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 4 0 0 12 31 .129 .129 .129 .258 -0.413 0.96 0.210 -0.624 -4.0 27 12
TB: M Fitzgerald 2; W Backman; G Foster.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Sutcliffe, W (18-6) 9 4 0 0 0 12 0 3.76 31 91 0.413 0.96 4.0
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 0 12 0 0.00 31 91 0.413 0.96 4.0

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Walt Terrell, L (10-11) 6 6 2 2 1 6 1 3.23 25 57 0.026 0.88 0.7
Doug Sisk 2 6 2 2 2 1 0 2.14 14 0 0 -0.103 0.44 -1.1
Wes Gardner 1 3 2 2 1 2 0 7.50 7 0 0 -0.010 0.06 -1.6
Team Totals 9 15 6 6 4 9 1 6.00 46 57 0 0 -0.087 0.62 -2.0
Balks: None.
WP: R Sutcliffe (6); W Terrell (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: W Gardner (2; L Bowa); D Sisk 2 (5; K Moreland, R Sandberg).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Frank Pulli.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 42,810.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-0 0 --- R CHC G. Matthews W. Terrell 12% 80% Home Run
b6 0-2 1 1-3 O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 10% 76% Strikeout
t2 0-0 0 -2- R CHC R. Cey W. Terrell 8% 65% Single; Moreland Scores
t7 2-0 2 12- R CHC G. Matthews D. Sisk 8% 91% Single; Dernier Scores; Sandberg to 3B
b6 0-2 1 -2- NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe -8% 66% Single; Fitzgerald to 3B

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' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier W. Terrell -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg W. Terrell -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC G. Matthews W. Terrell 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham W. Terrell -2% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 2% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 1% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC K. Moreland W. Terrell 7% 57% Double
t2 0-0 0 -2- R CHC R. Cey W. Terrell 8% 65% Single; Moreland Scores
t2 1-0 0 1-- O CHC J. Davis W. Terrell -3% 62% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 1-- O CHC L. Bowa W. Terrell -3% 59% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bowa to 1B
t2 1-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Sutcliffe W. Terrell -2% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 2% 59% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe 2% 61% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 --- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier W. Terrell -2% 60% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg W. Terrell 2% 63% Single
t3 1-0 1 1-- CHC G. Matthews W. Terrell 3% 66% Single; Sandberg to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- O CHC L. Durham W. Terrell -3% 62% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Sandberg to 3B; Durham to 1B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 O CHC K. Moreland W. Terrell -5% 58% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM R. Knight R. Sutcliffe 3% 60% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe 2% 62% Popfly: SS
b3 0-1 2 --- O NYM W. Terrell R. Sutcliffe 1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- O CHC R. Cey W. Terrell -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O CHC J. Davis W. Terrell -2% 60% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O CHC L. Bowa W. Terrell -1% 59% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 3% 62% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 2% 64% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 1% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- O CHC R. Sutcliffe W. Terrell -2% 63% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O CHC B. Dernier W. Terrell -2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg W. Terrell -1% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 4-5-6
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 3% 64% Flyball: LF
b5 0-1 1 --- NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe -4% 60% Single
b5 0-1 1 1-- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 4% 64% Strikeout
b5 0-1 2 1-- O NYM R. Knight R. Sutcliffe 3% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Walt Terrell facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- R CHC G. Matthews W. Terrell 12% 80% Home Run
t6 2-0 0 --- O CHC L. Durham W. Terrell -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- CHC K. Moreland W. Terrell 2% 80% Single
t6 2-0 1 1-- CHC R. Cey W. Terrell 1% 81% Wild Pitch; Moreland to 2B
t6 2-0 1 -2- O CHC R. Cey W. Terrell -2% 79% Strikeout
t6 2-0 2 -2- O CHC J. Davis W. Terrell -2% 77% Popfly: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 8-9-1
b6 0-2 0 --- NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe -6% 71% Single
Danny Heep pinch hits for Walt Terrell (P) batting 9th
b6 0-2 0 1-- O NYM D. Heep R. Sutcliffe 5% 76% Flyball: LF
b6 0-2 1 1-- NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe -2% 74% Wild Pitch; Fitzgerald to 2B
b6 0-2 1 -2- NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe -8% 66% Single; Fitzgerald to 3B
b6 0-2 1 1-3 O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 10% 76% Strikeout
b6 0-2 2 1-3 O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 7% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 8-9-1
Doug Sisk replaces Danny Heep (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-0 0 --- CHC L. Bowa D. Sisk 2% 85% Single
t7 2-0 0 1-- O CHC R. Sutcliffe D. Sisk -2% 84% Strikeout
t7 2-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Dernier D. Sisk -2% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Dernier to 1B
t7 2-0 2 1-- CHC R. Sandberg D. Sisk 1% 83% Single; Dernier to 2B
t7 2-0 2 12- R CHC G. Matthews D. Sisk 8% 91% Single; Dernier Scores; Sandberg to 3B
t7 3-0 2 1-3 R CHC L. Durham D. Sisk 4% 95% Double; Sandberg Scores; Matthews to 3B
t7 4-0 2 -23 CHC K. Moreland D. Sisk 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t7 4-0 2 123 O CHC R. Cey D. Sisk -1% 94% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 4-5-6
b7 0-4 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 2% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 0-4 1 --- O NYM G. Foster R. Sutcliffe 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-4 2 --- O NYM H. Brooks R. Sutcliffe 0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 7-8-9
t8 4-0 0 --- O CHC J. Davis D. Sisk -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-0 1 --- O CHC L. Bowa D. Sisk -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t8 4-0 2 --- CHC R. Sutcliffe D. Sisk 0% 97% Single
t8 4-0 2 1-- CHC B. Dernier D. Sisk 0% 97% Double; Sutcliffe to 3B
t8 4-0 2 -23 CHC R. Sandberg D. Sisk 0% 97% Intentional Walk
Henry Cotto pinch hits for Gary Matthews (LF) batting 3rd
t8 4-0 2 123 O CHC H. Cotto D. Sisk -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 4, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 7-8-9
Henry Cotto moves from PH to LF
b8 0-4 0 --- O NYM R. Knight R. Sutcliffe 1% 98% Strikeout
b8 0-4 1 --- NYM M. Fitzgerald R. Sutcliffe -1% 96% Single
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Doug Sisk (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 1 1-- O NYM R. Staub R. Sutcliffe 2% 98% Strikeout
b8 0-4 2 1-- O NYM W. Backman R. Sutcliffe 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Wes Gardner facing 4-5-6
Wes Gardner replaces Rusty Staub (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-0 0 --- O CHC L. Durham W. Gardner -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 4-0 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland W. Gardner -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-0 2 --- CHC R. Cey W. Gardner 0% 99% Single
t9 4-0 2 1-- CHC J. Davis W. Gardner 0% 99% Double; Cey to 3B
t9 4-0 2 -23 CHC L. Bowa W. Gardner 0% 99% Intentional Walk
t9 4-0 2 123 RR CHC R. Sutcliffe W. Gardner 1% 100% Double; Cey Scores; Davis Scores; Bowa to 3B
t9 6-0 2 -23 O CHC B. Dernier W. Gardner -0% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 2-3-4
b9 0-6 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Sutcliffe 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-6 1 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Sutcliffe 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-6 2 --- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Sutcliffe 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Mets 0.

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