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BOS
@CHW
3
1
DET
@CLE
5
1
TOR
@KCR
6
0
NYY
@MIL
4
5
SEA
@MIN
5
6
 
(11)
CAL
@OAK
6
3
BAL
@TEX
4
3
ATL
@HOU
2
4
SFG
@LAD
1
2
PIT
@MON
7
4
CHC
@NYM
2
9
STL
@PHI
3
1
CIN
@SDP
2
5
Monday, July 28, 1986,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 38,890, Time of Game: 2:43
Cubs
2
42-54
 Lost 2 
5th, 23½ GB
at Mets
9
65-30
 Won 2 
1st
W: Bob Ojeda (12-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  6  1
Mets            4  0  0   0  0  1   0  4  X    9 11  3

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dernier CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .187 .249 .247 .496 -0.066 0.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.8 4 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .282 .325 .430 .755 0.106 0.60 0.116 -0.010 1.5 1 3 HR
Gary Matthews LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .246 .367 .455 .822 0.083 0.96 0.111 -0.028 0.7 3 0
Keith Moreland RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .286 .349 .398 .747 -0.095 1.49 0.028 -0.123 -0.8 1 0
Jody Davis C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .248 .292 .423 .714 -0.161 1.34 0.000 -0.161 -1.7 3 2 GDP
Leon Durham 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .339 .408 .748 -0.048 0.51 0.001 -0.049 -0.3 8 0
Ron Cey 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .282 .382 .524 .905 0.037 0.33 0.053 -0.016 0.3 1 1 HR,GDP
Shawon Dunston SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .272 .307 .445 .752 0.001 0.50 0.036 -0.035 -0.2 3 1
Scott Sanderson P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .057 .083 .086 .169 -0.024 0.46 0.000 -0.024 -0.4 0 1
   Manny Trillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .410 .426 .836 -0.033 1.21 0.000 -0.033 -0.3
   Ray Fontenot P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Frazier 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 2 6 2 3 8 35 .188 .257 .375 .632 -0.200 0.79 0.345 -0.545 -2.1 24 8
HR: R Sandberg (11, off B Ojeda, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); R Cey (8, off B Ojeda, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Sandberg 5; R Cey 5; L Durham; S Dunston.
GIDP: J Davis (8); R Cey (4).
RBI: R Sandberg (51); R Cey (24).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Davis-S Dunston.
PB: J Davis (7).
E: R Cey (6).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .333 .406 .514 .920 -0.032 0.27 0.001 -0.033 0.3 1 0
Wally Backman 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .336 .381 .395 .776 0.021 0.18 0.027 -0.006 -0.4 2 3
Keith Hernandez 1B 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .288 .388 .418 .806 0.087 0.42 0.094 -0.007 1.2 8 1 2B
Gary Carter C 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .331 .428 .758 -0.007 0.56 0.011 -0.017 -0.7 9 0 HBP
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .290 .390 .556 .947 -0.066 0.71 0.029 -0.095 0.7 1 0 HR,CS
Kevin Mitchell LF 3 3 3 2 1 0 4 .337 .400 .575 .975 0.140 0.76 0.150 -0.010 2.2 2 0 HR,CS
Howard Johnson 3B 4 0 1 3 0 1 4 .262 .351 .492 .844 0.190 0.73 0.202 -0.012 1.8 1 1 2B
Rafael Santana SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .180 .249 .199 .448 -0.019 0.18 0.000 -0.019 -0.3 3 4
Bob Ojeda P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .085 .085 .085 .170 -0.017 0.22 0.000 -0.017 -0.6 0 0
   Roger McDowell P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .357 .400 .357 .757 0.003 0.04 0.003 0.000 1.2 0 0
Team Totals 34 9 11 9 3 2 38 .324 .395 .559 .954 0.300 0.44 0.517 -0.216 5.4 27 9
2B: K Hernandez (19, off S Sanderson); H Johnson (9, off S Sanderson).
HR: K Mitchell (9, off S Sanderson, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); D Strawberry (16, off R Fontenot, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
HBP: G Carter (4, by S Sanderson).
TB: K Mitchell 6; D Strawberry 5; H Johnson 2; K Hernandez 2; W Backman 2; L Dykstra; R McDowell.
RBI: H Johnson 3 (26); K Mitchell 2 (27); D Strawberry 2 (56); L Dykstra (30); R McDowell (3).
2-out RBI: H Johnson 3; L Dykstra; K Mitchell; R McDowell.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Santana-W Backman-K Hernandez; R Santana-K Hernandez.
E: G Carter (6); H Johnson 2 (11).
Baserunning
CS: K Mitchell (3, 2nd base by S Sanderson/J Davis); D Strawberry (8, 2nd base by S Sanderson/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Sanderson, L (5-7) 6 7 5 5 2 2 1 3.98 26 38 -0.288 0.62 -2.3
Ray Fontenot 1.2 4 4 2 1 0 1 3.50 11 0 0 -0.013 0.08 -3.5
George Frazier 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.36 1 2 0 0.000 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 8 11 9 7 3 2 2 7.88 38 38 2 0 -0.301 0.44 -5.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Ojeda, W (12-2) 7 5 2 2 3 7 2 2.28 30 63 0.047 0.75 0.2
Roger McDowell, S (10) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.26 5 2 0 0.152 1.02 1.9
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 8 2 2.00 35 63 2 0 0.199 0.79 2.1
B Ojeda faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Sanderson (2; G Carter).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Dave Pallone.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 38,890.
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
b1 1-0 2 123 RRR NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson 20% 87% Double to RF; Hernandez Scores; Carter Scores; Mitchell Scores; Johnson to 3B
b1 0-0 2 123 R NYM K. Mitchell S. Sanderson 10% 67% Walk; Backman Scores; Hernandez to 3B; Carter to 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson 9% 63% Double to RF; Backman to 3B
t8 2-5 1 12- OO CHC J. Davis R. McDowell 9% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t8 2-5 0 1-- CHC G. Matthews B. Ojeda -7% 82% Walk; Sandberg 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' Bob Ojeda facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier B. Ojeda 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- CHC G. Matthews B. Ojeda -4% 46% Walk; Sandberg to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O CHC K. Moreland B. Ojeda 4% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- O CHC J. Davis B. Ojeda 4% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson 9% 63% Double to RF; Backman to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson 1% 65% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 1 123 O NYM D. Strawberry S. Sanderson -7% 57% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 123 R NYM K. Mitchell S. Sanderson 10% 67% Walk; Backman Scores; Hernandez to 3B; Carter to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 RRR NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson 20% 87% Double to RF; Hernandez Scores; Carter Scores; Mitchell Scores; Johnson to 3B
b1 4-0 2 --3 O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -1% 86% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 6-7-8
t2 0-4 0 --- O CHC L. Durham B. Ojeda 2% 88% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-4 1 --- CHC R. Cey B. Ojeda -2% 86% Single to CF
t2 0-4 1 1-- O CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda 2% 88% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-4 2 1-- O CHC S. Sanderson B. Ojeda 1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 9-1-2
b2 4-0 0 --- O NYM B. Ojeda S. Sanderson -1% 88% Flyball: SS
b2 4-0 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson -1% 88% Flyball: LF
b2 4-0 2 --- O NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson -0% 88% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 1-2-3
t3 0-4 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier B. Ojeda 2% 89% Strikeout
t3 0-4 1 --- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- O CHC G. Matthews B. Ojeda 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 4-0 1 --- O NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson -0% 90% Flyball: 2B
b3 4-0 2 --- O NYM D. Strawberry S. Sanderson -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- CHC K. Moreland B. Ojeda -3% 86% Walk
t4 0-4 0 1-- O CHC J. Davis B. Ojeda 3% 89% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-4 1 1-- O CHC L. Durham B. Ojeda 2% 91% Lineout: SS
t4 0-4 2 1-- O CHC R. Cey B. Ojeda 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 6-7-8
b4 4-0 0 --- NYM K. Mitchell S. Sanderson 1% 93% Single to LF
b4 4-0 0 1-- OO NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson -2% 91% Double Play: Strikeout, Mitchell Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 4-0 2 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- O CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- O CHC S. Sanderson B. Ojeda 1% 94% Strikeout
t5 0-4 2 --- O CHC B. Dernier B. Ojeda 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 9-1-2
b5 4-0 0 --- O NYM B. Ojeda S. Sanderson -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 4-0 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b5 4-0 2 --- NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson 0% 94% Single to LF
b5 4-0 2 1-- NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson 0% 94% Walk; Backman to 2B
b5 4-0 2 12- O NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson -1% 93% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- R CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda -5% 88% Home Run
t6 1-4 0 --- O CHC G. Matthews B. Ojeda 2% 90% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland B. Ojeda 1% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 2 --- O CHC J. Davis B. Ojeda 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 5-6-7
b6 4-1 0 --- NYM D. Strawberry S. Sanderson 1% 93% Single to 1B
b6 4-1 0 1-- O NYM K. Mitchell S. Sanderson -2% 92% Strawberry Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b6 4-1 1 --- R NYM K. Mitchell S. Sanderson 4% 95% Home Run
b6 5-1 1 --- O NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson -0% 95% Foul Flyball: C
b6 5-1 2 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -0% 95% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Mets 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 6-7-8
t7 1-5 0 --- O CHC L. Durham B. Ojeda 1% 96% Flyball: 2B
t7 1-5 1 --- R CHC R. Cey B. Ojeda -4% 93% Home Run
t7 2-5 1 --- CHC S. Dunston B. Ojeda -4% 89% Single to 3B; Dunston to 2B/Adv on E5
Manny Trillo pinch hits for Scott Sanderson (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 -2- O CHC M. Trillo B. Ojeda 3% 93% Strikeout
t7 2-5 2 -2- O CHC B. Dernier B. Ojeda 2% 95% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Ray Fontenot facing 9-1-2
Ray Fontenot replaces Manny Trillo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- O NYM B. Ojeda R. Fontenot -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-2 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra R. Fontenot -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 5-2 2 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Fontenot -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Bob Ojeda facing 2-3-4
t8 2-5 0 --- CHC R. Sandberg B. Ojeda -4% 90% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Sandberg to 1B
t8 2-5 0 1-- CHC G. Matthews B. Ojeda -7% 82% Walk; Sandberg to 2B
Roger McDowell replaces Bob Ojeda pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-5 0 12- O CHC K. Moreland R. McDowell 7% 89% Strikeout
t8 2-5 1 12- OO CHC J. Davis R. McDowell 9% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Ray Fontenot facing 3-4-5
b8 5-2 0 --- NYM K. Hernandez R. Fontenot 0% 98% Walk
b8 5-2 0 1-- O NYM G. Carter R. Fontenot -0% 98% Flyball: RF
b8 5-2 1 1-- RR NYM D. Strawberry R. Fontenot 2% 100% Home Run; Hernandez Scores
b8 7-2 1 --- NYM K. Mitchell R. Fontenot 0% 100% Single
b8 7-2 1 1-- O NYM H. Johnson R. Fontenot -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 7-2 2 1-- NYM R. Santana R. Fontenot 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Mitchell to 2B; Santana to 1B
b8 7-2 2 12- R NYM R. McDowell R. Fontenot 0% 100% Single to CF; Mitchell Scores/unER; Santana to 2B
b8 8-2 2 12- R NYM L. Dykstra R. Fontenot 0% 100% Single to RF; Santana Scores/unER; McDowell to 2B
George Frazier replaces Ray Fontenot pitching and batting 9th
b8 9-2 2 12- NYM W. Backman G. Frazier 0% 100% Passed Ball; McDowell to 3B; Dykstra to 2B
b8 9-2 2 -23 O NYM W. Backman G. Frazier -0% 100% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 9.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-9, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 6-7-8
t9 2-9 0 --- CHC L. Durham R. McDowell -0% 100% Single to RF
t9 2-9 0 1-- OO CHC R. Cey R. McDowell 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t9 2-9 2 --- CHC S. Dunston R. McDowell 0% 100% E2 on Foul Ball
t9 2-9 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston R. McDowell 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 9.

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