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Scores
Standings
BOS
@BAL
2
5
CHW
@CAL
13
0
NYY
@CLE
1
2
WSA
@DET
1
3
MIL
@KCR
12
0
MIN
@OAK
1
5
LAD
@CHC
2
5
SFG
@HOU
1
2
 
(12)
PIT
@MON
2
5
ATL
@NYM
7
8
 
(11)
CIN
@PHI
3
5
SDP
@STL
4
7
Saturday, May 22, 1971,
, Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 31,628, Time of Game: 1:57
Reds
3
16-24
 Lost 1 
5th, 12 GB
at Phillies
5
14-24
 Won 1 
6th, 9 GB
W: Barry Lersch (4-3)
L: Jim Merritt (0-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  1    3  7  2
Phillies        0  2  0   0  3  0   0  0  X    5  5  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .348 .391 .739 0.005 0.81 0.063 -0.058 -0.0 0 0 2B
Dave Concepcion SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .263 .302 .364 .666 -0.056 0.81 0.004 -0.060 -0.5 2 3
Johnny Bench C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261 .326 .541 .867 -0.111 0.74 0.000 -0.111 -1.2 4 0
Tony Perez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .295 .365 .660 -0.061 0.61 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 4 1
Lee May 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .344 .376 .615 .991 -0.006 0.47 0.027 -0.033 0.9 9 0 HR
Bernie Carbo LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .219 .380 .333 .713 -0.071 0.73 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 4 0
Tommy Helms 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .279 .289 .313 .602 -0.018 0.46 0.020 -0.038 0.8 0 3 2B
Buddy Bradford CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .187 .299 .280 .579 0.067 0.62 0.078 -0.011 1.3 1 0 2B
Jim Merritt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .250 .417 -0.021 1.73 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Ty Cline PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .406 .245 .651 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Milt Wilcox P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .205 .222 .318 .540 -0.023 0.84 0.000 -0.023 -0.3
   Wayne Granger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 0 5 34 .212 .212 .394 .606 -0.304 0.69 0.192 -0.496 -0.9 24 8
2B: P Rose (7, off B Lersch); T Helms (5, off B Lersch); B Bradford (5, off B Lersch).
HR: L May (8, off B Lersch, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: J Merritt (1, off B Lersch).
TB: L May 5; B Bradford 3; P Rose 2; T Helms 2; D Concepcion.
RBI: B Bradford (6); L May (16); T Helms (16).
2-out RBI: B Bradford; T Helms.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: D Concepcion (3); J Merritt (1).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220 .259 .253 .513 -0.061 0.48 0.000 -0.061 -1.2 1 3
Tony Taylor 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .229 .304 .314 .618 -0.019 0.42 0.004 -0.023 -0.3 0 2 IW
Willie Montanez CF 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .302 .373 .563 .937 0.038 0.50 0.062 -0.025 1.4 4 0 2B
Deron Johnson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .211 .271 .301 .572 -0.037 0.40 0.001 -0.038 -0.8 12 1
Roger Freed RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .347 .361 .708 0.034 0.27 0.045 -0.011 -0.1 1 0
Joe Lis LF 3 2 2 2 0 0 3 .254 .361 .492 .853 0.199 0.63 0.200 -0.001 1.8 1 0 HR
   Larry Hisle LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .318 .275 .593 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Terry Harmon 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .304 .300 .604 -0.029 0.43 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 2 5
Mike Ryan C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .172 .226 .552 .778 0.009 0.37 0.020 -0.011 0.1 5 1
Barry Lersch P 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .118 .250 .118 .368 0.065 0.60 0.081 -0.017 1.1 1 2 SH
Team Totals 29 5 5 4 2 4 32 .172 .226 .310 .536 0.199 0.45 0.413 -0.216 1.5 27 14
2B: W Montanez (9, off J Merritt).
HR: J Lis (3, off J Merritt, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: B Lersch (4, off J Merritt).
IBB: T Taylor (2, by J Merritt).
TB: J Lis 5; W Montanez 2; M Ryan; R Freed.
RBI: J Lis 2 (6); W Montanez 2 (16).
2-out RBI: W Montanez 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 4.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Merritt, L (0-6) 5 5 5 2 1 3 1 4.58 22 45 -0.215 0.62 -2.8
Milt Wilcox 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.63 3 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.4
Wayne Granger 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.64 7 0 0 0.014 0.09 0.9
Team Totals 8 5 5 2 2 4 1 2.25 32 45 0 0 -0.197 0.45 -1.5

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Barry Lersch, W (4-3) 9 7 3 3 0 5 1 3.94 34 66 0.303 0.69 0.9
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 0 5 1 3.00 34 66 0.303 0.69 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Merritt (3; T Taylor).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: 31,628.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Larry Bowa SS
2 Dave Concepcion SS 2 Tony Taylor 3B
3 Johnny Bench C 3 Willie Montanez CF
4 Tony Perez 3B 4 Deron Johnson 1B
5 Lee May 1B 5 Roger Freed RF
6 Bernie Carbo LF 6 Joe Lis LF
7 Tommy Helms 2B 7 Terry Harmon 2B
8 Buddy Bradford CF 8 Mike Ryan C
9 Jim Merritt P 9 Barry Lersch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 -2- RR PHI J. Lis J. Merritt 18% 75% Home Run; Freed Scores
b5 2-0 1 12- R PHI B. Lersch J. Merritt 8% 93% Reached on E1 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Lis Scores/No RBI/unER; Ryan to 3B; Lersch to 2B
t1 0-0 1 --3 O CIN J. Bench B. Lersch 7% 52% Fielder's Choice SS; Rose out at Hm/SS-C
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN P. Rose B. Lersch -6% 44% Double (LF-CF)
b5 3-0 2 123 RR PHI W. Montanez J. Merritt 6% 97% Double (LF-CF); Taylor to 3B; Lersch Scores/unER; Ryan Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN P. Rose B. Lersch -6% 44% Double (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Lersch 1% 45% Flyball: CF; Rose to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 O CIN J. Bench B. Lersch 7% 52% Fielder's Choice SS; Rose out at Hm/SS-C
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez B. Lersch 2% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Merritt -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHI T. Taylor J. Merritt -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O PHI W. Montanez J. Merritt -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. May B. Lersch 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN B. Carbo B. Lersch 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CIN T. Helms B. Lersch 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHI D. Johnson J. Merritt -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- PHI R. Freed J. Merritt 4% 57% Single to SS; Freed to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b2 0-0 1 -2- RR PHI J. Lis J. Merritt 18% 75% Home Run; Freed Scores
b2 2-0 1 --- O PHI T. Harmon J. Merritt -1% 74% Flyball: LF
b2 2-0 2 --- O PHI M. Ryan J. Merritt -1% 73% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- CIN B. Bradford B. Lersch -4% 69% Single to 3B/Bunt
t3 0-2 0 1-- O CIN J. Merritt B. Lersch 2% 71% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Bradford to 2B
t3 0-2 1 -2- O CIN P. Rose B. Lersch 3% 75% Groundout: 1B-P; Bradford to 3B
t3 0-2 2 --3 O CIN D. Concepcion B. Lersch 4% 78% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O PHI B. Lersch J. Merritt -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Merritt -1% 76% Foul Flyball: 3B
b3 2-0 2 --- O PHI T. Taylor J. Merritt -1% 75% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- O CIN J. Bench B. Lersch 3% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O CIN T. Perez B. Lersch 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- O CIN L. May B. Lersch 1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 3-4-5
b4 2-0 0 --- O PHI W. Montanez J. Merritt -1% 79% Strikeout
b4 2-0 1 --- O PHI D. Johnson J. Merritt -1% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 2-0 2 --- O PHI R. Freed J. Merritt -1% 77% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- O CIN B. Carbo B. Lersch 3% 80% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 --- O CIN T. Helms B. Lersch 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O CIN B. Bradford B. Lersch 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Jim Merritt facing 6-7-8
b5 2-0 0 --- PHI J. Lis J. Merritt 2% 85% Single to 3B
b5 2-0 0 1-- O PHI T. Harmon J. Merritt -2% 83% Lineout: LF
b5 2-0 1 1-- PHI M. Ryan J. Merritt 2% 85% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Lis to 2B
b5 2-0 1 12- R PHI B. Lersch J. Merritt 8% 93% Reached on E1 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Lis Scores/No RBI/unER; Ryan to 3B; Lersch to 2B
b5 3-0 1 -23 O PHI L. Bowa J. Merritt -3% 90% Flyball: LF
b5 3-0 2 -23 PHI T. Taylor J. Merritt 0% 91% Intentional Walk
b5 3-0 2 123 RR PHI W. Montanez J. Merritt 6% 97% Double (LF-CF); Taylor to 3B; Lersch Scores/unER; Ryan Scores/unER
b5 5-0 2 -23 O PHI D. Johnson J. Merritt -1% 96% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 5.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 9-1-2
Ty Cline pinch hits for Jim Merritt (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 --- O CIN T. Cline B. Lersch 1% 97% Flyball: LF
t6 0-5 1 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Lersch 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-5 2 --- CIN D. Concepcion B. Lersch -0% 97% Single to 3B
t6 0-5 2 1-- O CIN J. Bench B. Lersch 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-0, Reds' Milt Wilcox facing 5-6-7
Milt Wilcox replaces Ty Cline (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-0 0 --- O PHI R. Freed M. Wilcox -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O PHI J. Lis M. Wilcox -0% 98% Popfly: SS
b6 5-0 2 --- O PHI T. Harmon M. Wilcox -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Phillies 5.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 4-5-6
t7 0-5 0 --- O CIN T. Perez B. Lersch 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-5 1 --- CIN L. May B. Lersch -1% 98% Single to LF
t7 0-5 1 1-- O CIN B. Carbo B. Lersch 1% 98% Strikeout
t7 0-5 2 1-- R CIN T. Helms B. Lersch -2% 96% Double to CF; May Scores
t7 1-5 2 -2- R CIN B. Bradford B. Lersch -4% 93% Double (LF-CF); Helms Scores
Willie Smith pinch hits for Milt Wilcox (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 2 -2- O CIN W. Smith B. Lersch 2% 95% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Wayne Granger facing 8-9-1
Wayne Granger replaces Willie Smith (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- O PHI M. Ryan W. Granger -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 5-2 1 --- O PHI B. Lersch W. Granger -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-2 2 --- O PHI L. Bowa W. Granger -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 5.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 1-2-3
t8 2-5 0 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Lersch 2% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t8 2-5 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Lersch 1% 97% Strikeout (C-1B)
t8 2-5 2 --- O CIN J. Bench B. Lersch 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-2, Reds' Wayne Granger facing 2-3-4
b8 5-2 0 --- O PHI T. Taylor W. Granger -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-2 1 --- O PHI W. Montanez W. Granger -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 5-2 2 --- PHI D. Johnson W. Granger 0% 98% Walk
b8 5-2 2 1-- O PHI R. Freed W. Granger -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 5.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 4-5-6
Larry Hisle replaces Joe Lis playing LF batting 6th
t9 2-5 0 --- O CIN T. Perez B. Lersch 2% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 2-5 1 --- R CIN L. May B. Lersch -2% 97% Home Run
t9 3-5 1 --- O CIN B. Carbo B. Lersch 2% 99% Lineout: CF
t9 3-5 2 --- O CIN T. Helms B. Lersch 1% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Phillies 5.

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