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Standings
MIL
@BAL
2
4
TOR
@BOS
1
13
CAL
@CHW
9
3
OAK
@CLE
1
0
NYY
@DET
2
5
SEA
@KCR
6
0
TEX
@MIN
3
4
CIN
@ATL
7
3
HOU
@LAD
7
2
PIT
@MON
10
6
 
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CHC
@NYM
2
4
STL
@PHI
7
0
SDP
@SFG
6
9
Wednesday, September 18, 1985,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 25,424, Time of Game: 2:50
Cubs
2
67-77
 Lost 1 
5th, 22½ GB
at Mets
4
88-57
 Won 1 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Rick Aguilera (8-6)
L: Steve Trout (8-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  0
Mets            0  0  0   3  0  0   0  1  X    4 11  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dernier CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .631 -0.164 1.45 0.000 -0.164 -1.2 1 0
Davey Lopes LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 .282 .817 0.051 1.13 0.080 -0.029 0.5 1 0
   Dave Gumpert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Richie Hebner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .542 -0.037 1.52 0.000 -0.037 -0.1
   Warren Brusstar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .393 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lary Sorensen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .310 .869 0.009 1.18 0.070 -0.061 0.5 3 4
Keith Moreland RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .298 .784 0.040 1.43 0.086 -0.046 -0.0 1 0
Leon Durham 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .282 .816 -0.099 1.44 0.021 -0.120 -0.9 7 2
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .234 .724 -0.114 1.15 0.000 -0.114 -0.8 0 3
Jody Davis C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .226 .672 -0.094 1.25 0.072 -0.166 -0.6 5 0
Shawon Dunston SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 .245 .655 0.031 1.41 0.071 -0.040 0.3 5 2 2B,SH
Steve Trout P 1 1 0 0 0 0 .135 .342 0.046 1.36 0.077 -0.031 0.5 1 3 SH
   Jay Baller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thad Bosley PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .923 -0.020 0.79 0.000 -0.020 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 1 6 .194 .445 -0.351 1.30 0.477 -0.828 -2.0 24 14
2B: S Dunston (9, off R Aguilera).
SH: S Trout (9, off R Aguilera); S Dunston (1, off R McDowell).
TB: S Dunston 2; J Davis; K Moreland; D Lopes; L Durham; R Sandberg.
RBI: K Moreland (88); D Lopes (41).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Cey-R Sandberg-L Durham.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Davis (2nd base by R McDowell).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF-LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .284 .769 0.010 0.86 0.095 -0.085 0.1 3 0 2B,CS
Wally Backman 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .274 .669 -0.061 0.84 0.000 -0.061 -0.7 3 4 SH
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .291 .778 -0.008 0.75 0.061 -0.070 -0.1 7 1 2B
Gary Carter C 4 1 2 0 0 1 .286 .859 0.047 1.14 0.102 -0.055 0.3 6 0
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 2 2 2 0 1 .279 .941 0.136 1.31 0.231 -0.095 1.3 1 0 HR,2B,CS
George Foster LF 3 0 3 0 1 0 .262 .788 0.115 0.86 0.115 0.000 1.6 2 0 3B,2B,IW
   Lenny Dykstra PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .675 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ray Knight 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 .207 .559 0.134 1.56 0.226 -0.092 0.6 0 1 2B
Rafael Santana SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 .258 .585 -0.020 1.04 0.014 -0.034 -0.3 4 1 2·IW
Rick Aguilera P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .689 -0.148 1.52 0.000 -0.148 -1.6 0 0 GDP
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .770 -0.044 1.66 0.000 -0.044 -0.5
   Roger McDowell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .458 -0.009 0.32 0.000 -0.009 -0.3 1 2
Team Totals 31 4 11 4 4 4 .355 1.106 0.152 1.07 0.844 -0.693 0.4 27 9
2B: G Foster (24, off W Brusstar); R Knight (11, off S Trout); K Hernandez (30, off S Trout); D Strawberry (13, off S Trout); M Wilson (15, off S Trout).
3B: G Foster (1, off J Baller).
HR: D Strawberry (24, off W Brusstar; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SH: W Backman (11, off S Trout).
IBB: G Foster (4, by S Trout); R Santana 2 (10, by J Baller, by S Trout).
TB: G Foster 6; D Strawberry 6; K Hernandez 3; R Knight 2; G Carter 2; M Wilson 2.
GIDP: R Aguilera (1).
RBI: R Knight 2 (36); D Strawberry 2 (68).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Baserunning
CS: D Strawberry (8, 2nd base by S Trout/J Davis); M Wilson (7, 2nd base by S Trout/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Trout, L (8-6) 4.2 7 3 3 3 2 0 3.29 21 37 -0.209 1.29 -1.1
Jay Baller 1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.22 6 1 0 0.079 1.20 0.8
Dave Gumpert 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.89 4 0 0 0.038 0.56 0.4
Warren Brusstar 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 6.14 2 0 0 -0.085 0.35 -1.6
Lary Sorensen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.60 3 1 0 0.027 0.29 1.1
Team Totals 8 11 4 4 4 4 1 4.50 36 37 2 0 -0.150 1.07 -0.4
W Brusstar faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Aguilera, W (8-6) 6 4 2 2 1 5 0 3.31 24 60 0.079 1.07 0.7
Roger McDowell, S (15) 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.96 10 0 0 0.271 1.81 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 1 6 0 2.00 34 60 0 0 0.350 1.30 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Baller (5; R Santana); S Trout 2 (6; G Foster, R Santana).
Pickoffs: R McDowell (4; J Davis, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
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
b4 1-2 1 123 RR NYM R. Knight S. Trout 23% 78% Double; Carter Scores; Strawberry Scores; Foster to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 R NYM D. Strawberry S. Trout 16% 54% Double; Hernandez Scores; Carter to 3B
b4 3-2 1 123 OO NYM R. Aguilera S. Trout -13% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 2-3 1 -2- O CHC T. Bosley R. McDowell 11% 78% Davis Picked off 2B (P-SS)
t3 0-0 1 1-3 R CHC D. Lopes R. Aguilera -8% 34% Single; Dunston Scores; Trout 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' Rick Aguilera facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier R. Aguilera 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Lopes R. Aguilera 1% 54% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Sandberg R. Aguilera -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland R. Aguilera 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Steve Trout facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM M. Wilson S. Trout 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman S. Trout -6% 52% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman S. Trout -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez S. Trout -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC L. Durham R. Aguilera 2% 52% Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Cey R. Aguilera 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC J. Davis R. Aguilera 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Steve Trout facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM G. Carter S. Trout 4% 59% Single
b2 0-0 0 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry S. Trout -3% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Strawberry to 1B
b2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM G. Foster S. Trout -4% 51% Strawberry Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
b2 0-0 2 --- NYM G. Foster S. Trout 1% 52% Single
b2 0-0 2 1-- O NYM R. Knight S. Trout -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Dunston R. Aguilera -7% 43% Double
t3 0-0 0 -2- CHC S. Trout R. Aguilera -8% 35% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Dunston to 3B
t3 0-0 0 1-3 O CHC B. Dernier R. Aguilera 7% 42% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 1-3 R CHC D. Lopes R. Aguilera -8% 34% Single; Dunston Scores; Trout to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- CHC R. Sandberg R. Aguilera -6% 28% Single; Trout to 3B; Lopes to 2B
t3 1-0 1 123 RO CHC K. Moreland R. Aguilera -1% 27% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Trout Scores; Lopes to 3B; Moreland to 1B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 O CHC L. Durham R. Aguilera 4% 31% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Steve Trout facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Trout -3% 28% Groundout: P unassisted
b3 0-2 1 --- O NYM R. Aguilera S. Trout -2% 26% Lineout: SS
b3 0-2 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson S. Trout -1% 25% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O CHC R. Cey R. Aguilera 2% 27% Strikeout
t4 2-0 1 --- O CHC J. Davis R. Aguilera 1% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston R. Aguilera 1% 29% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Steve Trout facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYM W. Backman S. Trout -3% 26% Strikeout
b4 0-2 1 --- NYM K. Hernandez S. Trout 5% 31% Double
b4 0-2 1 -2- NYM G. Carter S. Trout 6% 38% Single; Hernandez to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 R NYM D. Strawberry S. Trout 16% 54% Double; Hernandez Scores; Carter to 3B
b4 1-2 1 -23 NYM G. Foster S. Trout 1% 55% Intentional Walk
b4 1-2 1 123 RR NYM R. Knight S. Trout 23% 78% Double; Carter Scores; Strawberry Scores; Foster to 3B
b4 3-2 1 -23 NYM R. Santana S. Trout 1% 78% Intentional Walk
b4 3-2 1 123 OO NYM R. Aguilera S. Trout -13% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 9-1-2
t5 2-3 0 --- O CHC S. Trout R. Aguilera 3% 68% Flyball: LF
t5 2-3 1 --- O CHC B. Dernier R. Aguilera 2% 70% Flyball: CF
t5 2-3 2 --- O CHC D. Lopes R. Aguilera 1% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Steve Trout facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- NYM M. Wilson S. Trout 6% 78% Double
b5 3-2 0 -2- O NYM W. Backman S. Trout -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Wilson to 3B
b5 3-2 1 --3 O NYM K. Hernandez S. Trout -6% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
Jay Baller replaces Steve Trout pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-2 2 --3 O NYM G. Carter J. Baller -4% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 3-4-5
t6 2-3 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. Aguilera 4% 71% Lineout: SS
t6 2-3 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland R. Aguilera 2% 74% Flyball: CF
t6 2-3 2 --- CHC L. Durham R. Aguilera -2% 72% Single
t6 2-3 2 1-- O CHC R. Cey R. Aguilera 4% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Jay Baller facing 5-6-7
b6 3-2 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Baller -2% 73% Strikeout
b6 3-2 1 --- NYM G. Foster J. Baller 7% 80% Triple
b6 3-2 1 --3 O NYM R. Knight J. Baller -6% 75% Lineout: SS
b6 3-2 2 --3 NYM R. Santana J. Baller 1% 75% Intentional Walk
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Rick Aguilera (P) batting 9th
b6 3-2 2 1-3 O NYM R. Staub J. Baller -4% 71% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 7-8-9
Roger McDowell replaces Rusty Staub (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 --- CHC J. Davis R. McDowell -7% 64% Single
t7 2-3 0 1-- O CHC S. Dunston R. McDowell 3% 67% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Davis to 2B
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Jay Baller (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 1 -2- O CHC T. Bosley R. McDowell 11% 78% Davis Picked off 2B (P-SS)
t7 2-3 2 --- O CHC T. Bosley R. McDowell 2% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Dave Gumpert facing 1-2-3
Dave Gumpert replaces Davey Lopes (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Thad Bosley moves from PH to LF
b7 3-2 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson D. Gumpert -2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Gumpert -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-2 2 --- NYM K. Hernandez D. Gumpert 1% 78% Single
b7 3-2 2 1-- O NYM G. Carter D. Gumpert -2% 76% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 1-2-3
t8 2-3 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier R. McDowell 5% 82% Groundout: P-1B
Richie Hebner pinch hits for Dave Gumpert (P) batting 2nd
t8 2-3 1 --- O CHC R. Hebner R. McDowell 4% 85% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 2-3 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg R. McDowell 2% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Warren Brusstar facing 5-6-7
Warren Brusstar replaces Richie Hebner (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
b8 3-2 0 --- R NYM D. Strawberry W. Brusstar 7% 95% Home Run
b8 4-2 0 --- NYM G. Foster W. Brusstar 2% 96% Double
Lary Sorensen replaces Warren Brusstar pitching and batting 2nd
Lenny Dykstra pinch runs for George Foster (LF) batting 6th
b8 4-2 0 -2- O NYM R. Knight L. Sorensen -1% 95% Lineout: SS
b8 4-2 1 -2- O NYM R. Santana L. Sorensen -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 4-2 2 -2- O NYM R. McDowell L. Sorensen -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 4-5-6
Mookie Wilson moves from CF to LF
Lenny Dykstra moves from PR to CF
t9 2-4 0 --- CHC K. Moreland R. McDowell -7% 86% Single
t9 2-4 0 1-- O CHC L. Durham R. McDowell 6% 92% Flyball: LF
t9 2-4 1 1-- O CHC R. Cey R. McDowell 5% 97% Flyball: 2B
t9 2-4 2 1-- O CHC J. Davis R. McDowell 3% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.

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