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MIL
@BAL
1
4
MIL
@BAL
3
5
CHW
@CAL
5
6
TEX
@MIN
5
2
BOS
@NYY
7
1
KCR
@OAK
5
0
SFG
@ATL
4
10
PIT
@CHC
4
2
LAD
@CIN
3
7
NYM
@PHI
3
2
MON
@STL
2
1
Wednesday, September 12, 1973, 7:38PM
, Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 8,418, Time of Game: 2:22
Mets
3
70-75
 Won 1 
4th, 2½ GB
at Phillies
2
65-80
 Lost 1 
6th, 7½ GB
W: Jon Matlack (13-15)
L: Wayne Twitchell (13-9)
S: Tug McGraw (19)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  1   0  0  1   0  1  0    3  9  0
Phillies        1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  8  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 5 1 3 1 0 0 .242 .714 0.218 0.93 0.246 -0.028 1.8 0 2 HR,2B
Felix Millan 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .689 -0.217 1.43 0.000 -0.217 -1.8 2 0 SH,GDP
Rusty Staub RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .268 .774 0.012 1.02 0.063 -0.050 0.3 2 0 2B
John Milner 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .249 .792 0.198 1.13 0.276 -0.078 1.1 3 0 HR
Cleon Jones LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .261 .668 -0.034 1.03 0.024 -0.058 -0.4 2 0
Dave Schneck CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.078 1.37 0.013 -0.091 -0.8 3 0
   Don Hahn PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .571 -0.012 0.44 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
Jerry Grote C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .247 .584 -0.039 0.74 0.023 -0.062 -0.2 15 1
Bud Harrelson SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 .252 .639 -0.014 0.94 0.048 -0.062 -0.3 0 1
Jon Matlack P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .148 .425 -0.048 1.02 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Tug McGraw P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .286 -0.019 0.81 0.000 -0.019 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 9 2 3 9 .281 .874 -0.033 1.03 0.693 -0.725 -1.2 27 4
2B: R Staub (34, off M Scarce); W Garrett (17, off W Twitchell).
HR: J Milner (22, off W Twitchell; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out); W Garrett (13, off W Twitchell; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SH: F Millan (15, off W Twitchell); J Matlack (11, off W Twitchell).
TB: W Garrett 7; J Milner 5; R Staub 2; J Grote 2; D Schneck.
GIDP: F Millan (15).
RBI: J Milner (68); W Garrett (46).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 5.

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Grabarkewitz 2B 5 1 2 0 0 2 .194 .679 -0.044 1.08 0.053 -0.096 0.2 1 1
Mike Anderson RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 .245 .757 0.136 1.36 0.194 -0.058 1.0 2 1 HR
Bill Robinson CF 3 0 2 1 1 0 .291 .878 0.210 1.45 0.270 -0.059 1.8 2 0 2B,CS
Greg Luzinski LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .284 .827 -0.211 2.10 0.000 -0.211 -1.5 1 0
Bob Boone C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .696 -0.019 1.56 0.094 -0.113 -0.8 10 0
Mike Schmidt 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 .215 .747 -0.145 2.03 0.041 -0.187 -0.9 1 2 SB
Tom Hutton 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .271 .733 -0.169 2.11 0.030 -0.198 -0.7 8 0
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .209 .494 -0.145 1.82 0.021 -0.166 -0.5 2 2
Wayne Twitchell P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .099 .225 -0.052 1.02 0.000 -0.052 -0.5 0 1
   Cesar Tovar PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .697 -0.034 1.39 0.000 -0.034 -0.1
   Mac Scarce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Harmon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .511 -0.062 2.53 0.000 -0.062 -0.1
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 3 14 .235 .650 -0.535 1.65 0.703 -1.236 -2.2 27 7
2B: B Robinson (26, off J Matlack).
HR: M Anderson (8, off J Matlack; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: M Anderson 4; B Robinson 3; B Grabarkewitz 2; T Hutton; L Bowa; B Boone.
RBI: B Robinson (62); M Anderson (27).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Grabarkewitz-L Bowa-T Hutton.
Outfield Assists: M Anderson (D Schneck at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: M Schmidt (5, 2nd base off J Matlack/J Grote).
CS: B Robinson (3, 2nd base by J Matlack/J Grote).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, W (13-15) 7 6 2 2 3 9 1 3.28 29 63 0.207 1.20 1.3
Tug McGraw, S (19) 2 2 0 0 0 5 0 4.52 8 0 0 0.326 3.43 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 14 1 2.00 37 63 0 0 0.533 1.65 2.2
J Matlack faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wayne Twitchell, L (13-9) 7 6 2 2 3 6 2 2.52 28 60 0.090 1.13 1.3
Mac Scarce 2 3 1 1 0 3 0 2.54 9 0 0 -0.057 0.75 -0.1
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 3 9 2 3.00 37 60 0 0 0.033 1.03 1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jerry Dale.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Wayne Garrett 3B 1 Billy Grabarkewitz 2B
2 Felix Millan 2B 2 Mike Anderson RF
3 Rusty Staub RF 3 Bill Robinson CF
4 John Milner 1B 4 Greg Luzinski LF
5 Cleon Jones LF 5 Bob Boone C
6 Dave Schneck CF 6 Mike Schmidt 3B
7 Jerry Grote C 7 Tom Hutton 1B
8 Bud Harrelson SS 8 Larry Bowa SS
9 Jon Matlack P 9 Wayne Twitchell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 1 --- R NYM J. Milner W. Twitchell 18% 65% Home Run
t5 1-1 1 1-3 OO NYM F. Millan W. Twitchell -16% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 1-3 0 --- R PHI M. Anderson J. Matlack -14% 71% Home Run
b1 0-0 0 12- R PHI B. Robinson J. Matlack -13% 23% Double to LF; Grabarkewitz Scores; Anderson to 3B
b8 2-3 2 12- O PHI T. Hutton T. McGraw 12% 84% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM W. Garrett W. Twitchell 6% 56% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O NYM F. Millan W. Twitchell -1% 55% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Garrett to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 NYM R. Staub W. Twitchell 2% 57% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-3 O NYM J. Milner W. Twitchell -7% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-3 NYM C. Jones W. Twitchell 2% 53% Walk; Staub to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O NYM D. Schneck W. Twitchell -7% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PHI B. Grabarkewitz J. Matlack -4% 42% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- PHI M. Anderson J. Matlack -5% 36% Walk; Grabarkewitz to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- R PHI B. Robinson J. Matlack -13% 23% Double to LF; Grabarkewitz Scores; Anderson to 3B
b1 1-0 0 -23 O PHI G. Luzinski J. Matlack 4% 27% Strikeout
b1 1-0 1 -23 O PHI B. Boone J. Matlack 7% 35% Fielder's Choice 3B; Anderson out at Hm/3B-C; Robinson to 3B; Boone to 1B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O PHI M. Schmidt J. Matlack 4% 39% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 7-8-9
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYM J. Grote W. Twitchell -2% 37% Popfly: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson W. Twitchell -2% 35% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O NYM J. Matlack W. Twitchell -1% 34% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O PHI T. Hutton J. Matlack 2% 36% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- PHI L. Bowa J. Matlack -2% 34% Single to CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- O PHI W. Twitchell J. Matlack 2% 36% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 1-- PHI B. Grabarkewitz J. Matlack -2% 34% Single to 2B; Bowa to 2B
b2 1-0 2 12- O PHI M. Anderson J. Matlack 4% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- R NYM W. Garrett W. Twitchell 12% 50% Home Run
t3 1-1 0 --- O NYM F. Millan W. Twitchell -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- O NYM R. Staub W. Twitchell -2% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-1 2 --- O NYM J. Milner W. Twitchell -1% 45% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 3-4-5
b3 1-1 0 --- PHI B. Robinson J. Matlack -4% 41% Walk
b3 1-1 0 1-- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Matlack 4% 44% Lineout: 2B
b3 1-1 1 1-- O PHI B. Boone J. Matlack 4% 49% Robinson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 1-1 2 --- O PHI B. Boone J. Matlack 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O NYM C. Jones W. Twitchell -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- O NYM D. Schneck W. Twitchell -2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-1 2 --- O NYM J. Grote W. Twitchell -1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Matlack 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 1 --- PHI T. Hutton J. Matlack -3% 44% Single to CF
b4 1-1 1 1-- O PHI L. Bowa J. Matlack 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b4 1-1 2 1-- O PHI W. Twitchell J. Matlack 3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson W. Twitchell 5% 55% Walk
t5 1-1 0 1-- O NYM J. Matlack W. Twitchell -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Harrelson to 2B
t5 1-1 1 -2- NYM W. Garrett W. Twitchell 7% 59% Single to 3B; Harrelson to 3B
t5 1-1 1 1-3 OO NYM F. Millan W. Twitchell -16% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
b5 1-1 0 --- O PHI B. Grabarkewitz J. Matlack 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b5 1-1 1 --- O PHI M. Anderson J. Matlack 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b5 1-1 2 --- O PHI B. Robinson J. Matlack 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- O NYM R. Staub W. Twitchell -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 1 --- R NYM J. Milner W. Twitchell 18% 65% Home Run
t6 2-1 1 --- O NYM C. Jones W. Twitchell -2% 63% Strikeout
t6 2-1 2 --- NYM D. Schneck W. Twitchell 1% 64% Single to CF
t6 2-1 2 1-- O NYM J. Grote W. Twitchell -2% 62% Single to RF; Schneck out at 3B/RF-3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 4-5-6
b6 1-2 0 --- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Matlack 4% 66% Strikeout
b6 1-2 1 --- O PHI B. Boone J. Matlack 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- PHI M. Schmidt J. Matlack -2% 66% Walk
b6 1-2 2 1-- PHI T. Hutton J. Matlack -2% 64% Schmidt Steals 2B
b6 1-2 2 -2- O PHI T. Hutton J. Matlack 6% 70% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Phillies' Wayne Twitchell facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson W. Twitchell -2% 68% Flyball: LF
t7 2-1 1 --- O NYM J. Matlack W. Twitchell -2% 66% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-1 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett W. Twitchell -1% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 8-9-1
b7 1-2 0 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Matlack 5% 70% Flyball: LF
Cesar Tovar pinch hits for Wayne Twitchell (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 --- O PHI C. Tovar J. Matlack 3% 73% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 --- O PHI B. Grabarkewitz J. Matlack 2% 76% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Phillies' Mac Scarce facing 2-3-4
Mac Scarce replaces Cesar Tovar (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-1 0 --- O NYM F. Millan M. Scarce -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-1 1 --- NYM R. Staub M. Scarce 4% 78% Double to RF
t8 2-1 1 -2- R NYM J. Milner M. Scarce 10% 87% Single to 1B; Staub Scores/Adv on throw/No RBI
t8 3-1 1 1-- O NYM C. Jones M. Scarce -1% 86% Flyball: CF
Don Hahn pinch hits for Dave Schneck (CF) batting 6th
t8 3-1 2 1-- O NYM D. Hahn M. Scarce -1% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 2-3-4
Don Hahn moves from PH to CF
b8 1-3 0 --- R PHI M. Anderson J. Matlack -14% 71% Home Run
Tug McGraw replaces Jon Matlack pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 --- PHI B. Robinson T. McGraw -10% 61% Single to SS
b8 2-3 0 1-- O PHI G. Luzinski T. McGraw 9% 70% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-3 1 1-- PHI B. Boone T. McGraw -9% 61% Single to LF; Robinson to 2B
b8 2-3 1 12- O PHI M. Schmidt T. McGraw 12% 73% Strikeout
b8 2-3 2 12- O PHI T. Hutton T. McGraw 12% 84% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Phillies' Mac Scarce facing 7-8-9
t9 3-2 0 --- NYM J. Grote M. Scarce 2% 87% Single to LF
t9 3-2 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson M. Scarce -2% 85% Strikeout
t9 3-2 1 1-- O NYM T. McGraw M. Scarce -2% 83% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t9 3-2 2 1-- O NYM W. Garrett M. Scarce -2% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 8-9-1
b9 2-3 0 --- O PHI L. Bowa T. McGraw 8% 89% Strikeout
Terry Harmon pinch hits for Mac Scarce (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 --- O PHI T. Harmon T. McGraw 6% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 2-3 2 --- O PHI B. Grabarkewitz T. McGraw 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 2.

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