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MIL
@BOS
1
4
KCR
@CAL
1
3
 
(10)
MIN
@CLE
2
5
BAL
@NYY
8
3
TEX
@OAK
4
0
CHW
@SEA
3
0
DET
@TOR
8
6
LAD
@ATL
1
4
HOU
@CIN
6
1
PIT
@MON
5
6
PIT
@MON
4
1
CHC
@NYM
2
4
STL
@PHI
8
5
SFG
@SDP
4
5
 
(10)
Wednesday, September 17, 1986,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 47,823, Time of Game: 2:32
Cubs
2
61-84
 Lost 2 
5th, 34 GB
at Mets
4
95-50
 Won 2 
1st
W: Dwight Gooden (15-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  6  3
Mets            0  0  2   0  1  0   1  0  X    4 11  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chico Walker RF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .300 .357 .440 .797 -0.106 1.11 0.029 -0.134 -0.4 1 0 SB
Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .283 .328 .406 .734 0.065 0.88 0.099 -0.034 0.5 4 2 2B,SB
Rafael Palmeiro LF 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .241 .290 .517 .808 0.026 1.08 0.098 -0.072 1.2 0 0 HR
Keith Moreland 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .272 .330 .391 .721 -0.176 1.32 0.000 -0.176 -1.5 0 1 GDP
Leon Durham 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .262 .346 .460 .805 0.012 0.72 0.053 -0.041 0.1 8 1
Jody Davis C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .237 .284 .397 .681 0.009 1.19 0.073 -0.064 -0.2 8 1
Shawon Dunston SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .252 .282 .417 .699 -0.088 1.45 0.036 -0.124 -0.5 1 2 2B
Bob Dernier CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .216 .266 .303 .569 -0.085 1.07 0.000 -0.085 -0.8 2 0
   Chris Speier PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .299 .370 .482 .852 0.076 1.98 0.076 0.000 0.4
   Dave Martinez PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 .193 .206 .399 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Dennis Eckersley P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .169 .179 .308 .487 -0.009 0.72 0.015 -0.025 -0.1 0 3
   Guy Hoffman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .133 .000 .133 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .364 .333 .697 -0.024 0.86 0.000 -0.024 -0.3
   Frank DiPino P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Mumphrey PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .305 .356 .393 .750 -0.085 3.84 0.000 -0.085 -0.4
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 5 8 37 .188 .297 .344 .641 -0.385 1.17 0.479 -0.864 -2.1 24 10
2B: R Sandberg (23, off D Gooden); S Dunston (34, off D Gooden).
HR: R Palmeiro (2, off D Gooden, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: R Palmeiro 4; R Sandberg 2; S Dunston 2; L Durham; C Speier; D Eckersley.
GIDP: K Moreland (13).
RBI: R Palmeiro 2 (8).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Dunston-R Sandberg-L Durham.
E: D Eckersley (3); L Durham (7); C Walker (1).
Baserunning
SB: R Sandberg (30, 2nd base off D Gooden/G Carter); C Walker (10, 2nd base off D Gooden/G Carter).

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 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .299 .376 .457 .833 0.038 0.58 0.069 -0.030 0.5 3 0 2B
Wally Backman 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .334 .386 .393 .779 0.048 0.80 0.077 -0.030 0.5 1 4 SH
Dave Magadan 1B 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0.189 0.89 0.189 0.000 2.4 9 0
   Stan Jefferson PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.007 0.30 0.007 0.000 0.2
   Keith Hernandez 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .414 .446 .860 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Gary Carter C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .244 .331 .423 .754 -0.053 0.86 0.036 -0.089 -1.3 8 0 2B
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .256 .353 .477 .830 0.082 0.95 0.143 -0.061 1.5 1 0 CS
Mookie Wilson LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .290 .350 .438 .787 -0.109 0.78 0.000 -0.109 -2.3 2 0 GDP
Ray Knight 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .294 .349 .416 .765 -0.002 0.42 0.028 -0.030 0.6 0 1 2B
Rafael Santana SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .214 .277 .251 .528 -0.030 0.38 0.000 -0.030 -0.7 1 6
Dwight Gooden P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .083 .108 .111 .219 -0.055 0.51 0.000 -0.055 -1.1 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 4 11 3 2 8 37 .333 .371 .424 .796 0.115 0.68 0.549 -0.434 0.4 27 11
2B: G Carter (13, off D Eckersley); L Dykstra (25, off D Eckersley); R Knight (23, off G Hoffman).
SH: W Backman (14, off D Eckersley); D Gooden (13, off F DiPino).
TB: L Dykstra 3; D Magadan 3; R Knight 3; G Carter 2; D Strawberry 2; W Backman.
GIDP: M Wilson (4).
RBI: D Magadan 2 (2); D Strawberry (78).
2-out RBI: D Strawberry.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santana-D Magadan.
Baserunning
CS: D Strawberry (12, 2nd base by F DiPino/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Eckersley, L (6-10) 4.1 8 3 3 0 7 0 4.67 22 42 -0.152 0.93 -1.6
Guy Hoffman 1.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 4.35 7 2 0 0.046 0.53 1.3
Frank DiPino 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 4.20 8 0 0 -0.009 0.23 -0.1
Team Totals 8 11 4 3 2 8 0 3.38 37 42 2 0 -0.115 0.68 -0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dwight Gooden, W (15-6) 9 6 2 2 5 8 1 3.00 37 70 0.385 1.17 2.1
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 5 8 1 2.00 37 70 0.385 1.17 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: F DiPino (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: 47,823.
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
b3 0-0 1 12- R NYM D. Magadan D. Eckersley 14% 74% Single; Dykstra Scores; Backman to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 R NYM D. Strawberry D. Eckersley 10% 78% Single; Backman Scores; Magadan to 3B
t4 0-2 0 1-- OO CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 9% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t9 2-4 1 12- O CHC J. Mumphrey D. Gooden 8% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-4 1 1-- CHC C. Speier D. Gooden -8% 85% Single; Dunston 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' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. Walker D. Gooden 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden -4% 48% Double
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC R. Palmeiro D. Gooden 3% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sandberg to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley -1% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- NYM D. Magadan D. Eckersley 1% 52% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley 4% 56% Double; Magadan to 3B
b1 0-0 2 -23 O NYM D. Strawberry D. Eckersley -6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -4% 46% Single
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CHC J. Davis D. Gooden 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B; Durham to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- O CHC S. Dunston D. Gooden 4% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 -2- O CHC B. Dernier D. Gooden 3% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson D. Eckersley -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM R. Knight D. Eckersley -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYM R. Santana D. Eckersley -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Eckersley D. Gooden 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. Walker D. Gooden 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Gooden D. Eckersley -2% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley 3% 56% Single
b3 0-0 1 1-- NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley 4% 60% Single; Dykstra to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- R NYM D. Magadan D. Eckersley 14% 74% Single; Dykstra Scores; Backman to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 O NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley -6% 68% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 1-3 R NYM D. Strawberry D. Eckersley 10% 78% Single; Backman Scores; Magadan to 3B
b3 2-0 2 1-3 O NYM M. Wilson D. Eckersley -3% 75% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- CHC R. Palmeiro D. Gooden -5% 70% Walk
t4 0-2 0 1-- OO CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 9% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -1% 77% Walk
t4 0-2 2 1-- O CHC J. Davis D. Gooden 2% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYM R. Knight D. Eckersley -1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- O NYM R. Santana D. Eckersley -1% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 2-0 2 --- O NYM D. Gooden D. Eckersley -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O CHC S. Dunston D. Gooden 3% 80% Lineout: LF
t5 0-2 1 --- O CHC B. Dernier D. Gooden 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- CHC D. Eckersley D. Gooden -2% 80% Single
t5 0-2 2 1-- O CHC C. Walker D. Gooden 3% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- NYM L. Dykstra D. Eckersley 4% 86% Double
b5 2-0 0 -2- NYM W. Backman D. Eckersley 4% 90% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Dykstra to 3B; Backman to 1B
b5 2-0 0 1-3 R NYM D. Magadan D. Eckersley 3% 93% Single; Dykstra Scores; Backman to 2B
b5 3-0 0 12- O NYM G. Carter D. Eckersley -2% 91% Strikeout Looking
Guy Hoffman replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-0 1 12- NYM D. Strawberry G. Hoffman 2% 93% Walk; Backman to 3B; Magadan to 2B
b5 3-0 1 123 OO NYM M. Wilson G. Hoffman -5% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
t6 0-3 0 --- CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden -4% 84% Walk
t6 0-3 0 1-- CHC R. Palmeiro D. Gooden -2% 82% Sandberg Steals 2B
t6 0-3 0 -2- O CHC R. Palmeiro D. Gooden 4% 86% Strikeout
t6 0-3 1 -2- O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 3% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sandberg to 3B
t6 0-3 2 --3 O CHC L. Durham D. Gooden 3% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Guy Hoffman facing 7-8-9
b6 3-0 0 --- NYM R. Knight G. Hoffman 2% 94% Double
b6 3-0 0 -2- O NYM R. Santana G. Hoffman -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B; Knight to 3B
b6 3-0 1 --3 O NYM D. Gooden G. Hoffman -2% 92% Lineout: 2B
b6 3-0 2 --3 NYM L. Dykstra G. Hoffman 0% 92% Walk
b6 3-0 2 1-3 O NYM W. Backman G. Hoffman -2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 6-7-8
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHC J. Davis D. Gooden 2% 93% Flyball: RF
t7 0-3 1 --- CHC S. Dunston D. Gooden -4% 89% Double
t7 0-3 1 -2- O CHC B. Dernier D. Gooden 3% 93% Strikeout Looking
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Guy Hoffman (P) batting 9th
t7 0-3 2 -2- O CHC T. Bosley D. Gooden 2% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Frank DiPino facing 3-4-5
Frank DiPino replaces Thad Bosley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 0 --- NYM D. Magadan F. DiPino 1% 96% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Magadan to 1B
Stan Jefferson pinch runs for Dave Magadan (1B) batting 3rd
b7 3-0 0 1-- NYM G. Carter F. DiPino 1% 96% Wild Pitch; Jefferson to 2B
b7 3-0 0 -2- O NYM G. Carter F. DiPino -1% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 3-0 1 -2- R NYM D. Strawberry F. DiPino 2% 98% Single to RF; Jefferson Scores/Adv on E9/unER
b7 4-0 1 1-- O NYM M. Wilson F. DiPino -0% 97% Strawberry Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b7 4-0 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson F. DiPino -0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
Keith Hernandez replaces Stan Jefferson (PR) playing 1B batting 3rd
t8 0-4 0 --- CHC C. Walker D. Gooden -2% 95% Walk
t8 0-4 0 1-- CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden -1% 94% Walker Steals 2B
t8 0-4 0 -2- O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 2% 96% Strikeout
t8 0-4 1 -2- RR CHC R. Palmeiro D. Gooden -5% 91% Home Run; Walker Scores
t8 2-4 1 --- O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-4 2 --- O CHC L. Durham D. Gooden 1% 95% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Frank DiPino facing 7-8-9
b8 4-2 0 --- NYM R. Knight F. DiPino 1% 95% Single
b8 4-2 0 1-- O NYM R. Santana F. DiPino -1% 95% Flyball: CF
b8 4-2 1 1-- O NYM D. Gooden F. DiPino -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Knight to 2B
b8 4-2 2 -2- O NYM L. Dykstra F. DiPino -1% 93% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 6-7-8
t9 2-4 0 --- CHC J. Davis D. Gooden -7% 86% Walk
t9 2-4 0 1-- O CHC S. Dunston D. Gooden 6% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Dunston to 1B
Chris Speier pinch hits for Bob Dernier (CF) batting 8th
t9 2-4 1 1-- CHC C. Speier D. Gooden -8% 85% Single; Dunston to 2B
Jerry Mumphrey pinch hits for Frank DiPino (P) batting 9th
Dave Martinez pinch runs for Chris Speier (PH) batting 8th
t9 2-4 1 12- O CHC J. Mumphrey D. Gooden 8% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-4 2 12- O CHC C. Walker D. Gooden 7% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.

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