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CLE
@BAL
3
6
KCR
@BOS
2
5
NYY
@CHW
2
4
DET
@MIL
1
0
OAK
@MIN
7
8
CAL
@SEA
11
3
TOR
@TEX
6
5
ATL
@HOU
2
3
SDP
@LAD
0
2
STL
@MON
5
10
PIT
@NYM
0
6
CHC
@PHI
7
3
CIN
@SFG
6
7
Friday, April 26, 1985,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 31,846, Time of Game: 2:42
Pirates
0
4-11
 Lost 3 
5th, 7 GB
at Mets
6
10-5
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Ron Darling (1-0)
L: Jose DeLeon (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Mets            1  1  0   1  1  1   0  1  X    6  9  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Orsulak CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .444 .500 .630 1.130 0.025 0.59 0.055 -0.029 0.2 3 0 2B
Johnny Ray 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .279 .328 .606 -0.064 0.83 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 0 1
Steve Kemp LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .133 .133 .133 .267 -0.061 0.58 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 0 0
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .222 .323 .333 .656 0.055 0.65 0.088 -0.033 0.5 6 0 2B
George Hendrick RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .293 .240 .533 -0.092 0.84 0.000 -0.092 -1.1 2 0
Tony Pena C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .260 .321 .320 .641 -0.025 0.65 0.027 -0.052 -0.4 11 0
Jim Morrison 3B 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .368 .429 .421 .850 -0.001 0.71 0.041 -0.042 0.1 2 2 2B
Bill Almon SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .346 .333 .679 -0.075 0.82 0.000 -0.075 -1.1 0 1
Jose DeLeon P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .167 .375 .167 .542 -0.059 1.21 0.000 -0.059 -0.6 0 2
   Al Holland P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lee Mazzilli PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200 .556 .400 .956 0.003 0.10 0.003 0.000 0.1
   Cecilio Guante 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 32 0 5 0 3 11 35 .156 .229 .250 .479 -0.294 0.72 0.214 -0.507 -4.0 24 6
2B: J Thompson (3, off R Darling); J Orsulak (3, off R Darling); J Morrison (1, off R Darling).
TB: J Thompson 3; J Morrison 3; J Orsulak 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
PB: T Pena (2).

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 5 1 5 3 0 0 5 .349 .378 .465 .843 0.242 0.79 0.242 0.000 4.0 2 1 2B,SB
Howard Johnson 3B 4 0 1 1 1 2 5 .146 .271 .171 .442 0.007 0.65 0.050 -0.043 -0.1 1 1
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 .276 .338 .328 .666 0.016 0.62 0.052 -0.036 -0.3 6 0 SF
Gary Carter C 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .275 .371 .490 .861 -0.063 0.52 0.001 -0.064 -1.1 12 0 IW
Darryl Strawberry CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .236 .276 .545 .821 -0.003 0.66 0.049 -0.052 -0.3 2 0 HR
Danny Heep LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .333 .375 .708 -0.041 0.46 0.003 -0.043 -0.6 2 0
John Christensen RF 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 .000 .182 .000 .182 0.047 0.38 0.053 -0.006 0.4 2 0
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .214 .298 .333 .631 0.083 0.52 0.092 -0.009 1.3 0 3
Ron Darling P 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .182 .182 .273 .455 -0.082 0.66 0.001 -0.083 -1.0 0 1 2B
Team Totals 32 6 9 6 7 11 40 .281 .400 .438 .838 0.206 0.60 0.543 -0.336 2.4 27 6
2B: R Darling (1, off C Guante); W Backman (1, off C Guante).
HR: D Strawberry (5, off J DeLeon, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: K Hernandez (3, off A Holland).
IBB: G Carter (2, by A Holland).
TB: W Backman 6; D Strawberry 4; R Darling 2; R Santana; H Johnson.
RBI: W Backman 3 (3); K Hernandez (12); D Strawberry (8); H Johnson (3).
2-out RBI: W Backman; D Strawberry.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 17.
Baserunning
SB: W Backman (1, 2nd base off J DeLeon/T Pena).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose DeLeon, L (0-3) 5.1 7 5 5 6 7 1 4.67 29 35 -0.205 0.80 -2.8
Al Holland 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.57 3 3 1 -0.001 0.27 0.5
Cecilio Guante 2 2 1 1 0 4 0 3.86 8 0 0 0.000 0.02 -0.1
Team Totals 8 9 6 6 7 11 1 6.75 40 35 3 1 -0.206 0.60 -2.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Darling, W (1-0) 9 5 0 0 3 11 0 2.25 35 85 0.294 0.72 4.0
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 11 0 0.00 35 85 0.294 0.72 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: J DeLeon 2 (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: A Holland (3; G Carter).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 31,846.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Joe Orsulak CF 1 Wally Backman 2B
2 Johnny Ray 2B 2 Howard Johnson 3B
3 Steve Kemp LF 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Jason Thompson 1B 4 Gary Carter C
5 George Hendrick RF 5 Darryl Strawberry CF
6 Tony Pena C 6 Danny Heep LF
7 Jim Morrison 3B 7 John Christensen RF
8 Bill Almon SS 8 Rafael Santana SS
9 Jose DeLeon 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 1-0 0 1-- NYM R. Santana J. DeLeon 8% 78% Single; Christensen to 3B
b4 2-0 2 -2- R NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 8% 87% Single; Christensen Scores; Backman to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t4 0-2 0 --- PIT J. Thompson R. Darling -7% 68% Double
b2 1-0 1 1-3 R NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 6% 79% Single; Christensen Scores; Santana to 2B
b2 1-0 0 1-3 O NYM R. Darling J. DeLeon -5% 73% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT J. Orsulak R. Darling -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT J. Ray R. Darling 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Orsulak to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O PIT S. Kemp R. Darling 3% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- O PIT J. Thompson R. Darling 3% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 4% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon 3% 61% Backman Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon 3% 64% Wild Pitch; Backman to 3B
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon 4% 68% Single; Backman Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- NYM K. Hernandez J. DeLeon 5% 73% Walk; Johnson to 2B
b1 1-0 0 12- O NYM G. Carter J. DeLeon -4% 69% Strikeout
b1 1-0 1 12- O NYM D. Strawberry J. DeLeon -4% 65% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYM D. Heep J. DeLeon -4% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT G. Hendrick R. Darling 2% 64% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- PIT T. Pena R. Darling -3% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 1 1-- PIT J. Morrison R. Darling -4% 57% Single; Pena to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- O PIT B. Almon R. Darling 5% 62% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 12- O PIT J. DeLeon R. Darling 5% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- NYM J. Christensen J. DeLeon 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYM R. Santana J. DeLeon 8% 78% Single; Christensen to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-3 O NYM R. Darling J. DeLeon -5% 73% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 1-3 R NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 6% 79% Single; Christensen Scores; Santana to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- O NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon -3% 76% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 12- O NYM K. Hernandez J. DeLeon -3% 73% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- O PIT J. Orsulak R. Darling 2% 75% Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 1 --- O PIT J. Ray R. Darling 2% 77% Foul Flyball: C
t3 0-2 2 --- O PIT S. Kemp R. Darling 1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 4-5-6
b3 2-0 0 --- O NYM G. Carter J. DeLeon -1% 76% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. DeLeon -1% 75% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 2 --- O NYM D. Heep J. DeLeon -1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- PIT J. Thompson R. Darling -7% 68% Double
t4 0-2 0 -2- O PIT G. Hendrick R. Darling 5% 73% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 1 -2- O PIT T. Pena R. Darling 4% 77% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 -2- O PIT J. Morrison R. Darling 3% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- NYM J. Christensen J. DeLeon 2% 82% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- O NYM R. Santana J. DeLeon -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B; Christensen to 2B
b4 2-0 1 -2- O NYM R. Darling J. DeLeon -2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 2 -2- R NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 8% 87% Single; Christensen Scores; Backman to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b4 3-0 2 -2- O NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Ron Darling facing 8-9-1
t5 0-3 0 --- O PIT B. Almon R. Darling 2% 88% Flyball: LF
t5 0-3 1 --- O PIT J. DeLeon R. Darling 1% 89% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- PIT J. Orsulak R. Darling -2% 87% Double
t5 0-3 2 -2- O PIT J. Ray R. Darling 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 3-4-5
b5 3-0 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez J. DeLeon -1% 89% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 --- O NYM G. Carter J. DeLeon -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b5 3-0 2 --- R NYM D. Strawberry J. DeLeon 5% 93% Home Run
b5 4-0 2 --- NYM D. Heep J. DeLeon 0% 94% Walk
b5 4-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Christensen J. DeLeon -0% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Ron Darling facing 3-4-5
t6 0-4 0 --- O PIT S. Kemp R. Darling 1% 95% Strikeout
t6 0-4 1 --- PIT J. Thompson R. Darling -2% 93% Single
t6 0-4 1 1-- O PIT G. Hendrick R. Darling 2% 95% Flyball: 1B
t6 0-4 2 1-- O PIT T. Pena R. Darling 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Jose DeLeon facing 8-9-1
b6 4-0 0 --- NYM R. Santana J. DeLeon 1% 96% Walk
b6 4-0 0 1-- NYM R. Darling J. DeLeon 1% 97% Wild Pitch; Santana to 2B
b6 4-0 0 -2- O NYM R. Darling J. DeLeon -1% 96% Fielder's Choice P; Santana out at 3B/P-3B; Darling to 1B
b6 4-0 1 1-- NYM W. Backman J. DeLeon 1% 96% Single; Darling to 2B
b6 4-0 1 12- NYM H. Johnson J. DeLeon 1% 97% Walk; Darling to 3B; Backman to 2B
Al Holland replaces Jose DeLeon pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 1 123 RO NYM K. Hernandez A. Holland 1% 98% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Darling Scores; Backman to 3B; Johnson to 2B
b6 5-0 2 -23 NYM G. Carter A. Holland 0% 98% Intentional Walk
b6 5-0 2 123 O NYM D. Strawberry A. Holland -1% 98% Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Ron Darling facing 7-8-9
t7 0-5 0 --- O PIT J. Morrison R. Darling 1% 98% Strikeout
t7 0-5 1 --- O PIT B. Almon R. Darling 0% 99% Strikeout
Lee Mazzilli pinch hits for Al Holland (P) batting 9th
t7 0-5 2 --- PIT L. Mazzilli R. Darling -0% 98% Walk
t7 0-5 2 1-- O PIT J. Orsulak R. Darling 1% 99% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pirates' Cecilio Guante facing 6-7-8
Cecilio Guante replaces Lee Mazzilli (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-0 0 --- O NYM D. Heep C. Guante -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 5-0 1 --- O NYM J. Christensen C. Guante -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 5-0 2 --- O NYM R. Santana C. Guante -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Ron Darling facing 2-3-4
t8 0-5 0 --- O PIT J. Ray R. Darling 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- O PIT S. Kemp R. Darling 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 --- O PIT J. Thompson R. Darling 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pirates' Cecilio Guante facing 9-1-2
b8 5-0 0 --- NYM R. Darling C. Guante 0% 100% Double
b8 5-0 0 -2- R NYM W. Backman C. Guante 0% 100% Double; Darling Scores
b8 6-0 0 -2- O NYM H. Johnson C. Guante -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 6-0 1 -2- O NYM K. Hernandez C. Guante -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-0 2 -2- NYM G. Carter C. Guante 0% 100% Passed Ball; Backman to 3B
b8 6-0 2 --3 O NYM G. Carter C. Guante -0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 6.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
t9 0-6 0 --- O PIT G. Hendrick R. Darling 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-6 1 --- O PIT T. Pena R. Darling 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t9 0-6 2 --- PIT J. Morrison R. Darling -0% 100% Double
t9 0-6 2 -2- O PIT B. Almon R. Darling 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 6.

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