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OAK
@CLE
9
1
BAL
@MIN
2
7
NYM
@HOU
4
2
CHC
@LAD
4
5
 
(10)
CIN
@MON
7
0
ATL
@PHI
3
2
STL
@SDP
3
1
PIT
@SFG
3
0
Sunday, April 25, 1976,
, Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 10,565, Time of Game: 2:25
Braves
3
8-5
 Won 1 
1st
at Phillies
2
6-5
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Phil Niekro (3-0)
S: Elias Sosa (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          1  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    3  6  1
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  5  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rowland Office CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .173 .254 .288 .543 0.100 0.58 0.118 -0.018 0.9 3 0 3B,SB
Jerry Royster 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .222 .300 .267 .567 -0.023 0.93 0.027 -0.050 -0.4 0 2
Jim Wynn LF 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .283 .400 .391 .791 0.088 0.60 0.092 -0.004 0.8 5 0 2B
Darrell Evans 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .195 .421 .268 .689 -0.117 1.17 0.003 -0.120 -1.1 10 1
Dave May RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .071 .071 .286 .357 0.137 0.85 0.193 -0.056 1.0 2 0 HR
   Roger Moret P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Elias Sosa P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lee Lacy 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .315 .340 .655 0.002 0.65 0.044 -0.042 0.1 2 3 SB
Biff Pocoroba C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .311 .333 .378 .711 -0.058 0.48 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 4 4
Darrel Chaney SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .242 .381 .273 .654 -0.063 0.61 0.000 -0.063 -0.9 0 0
Phil Niekro P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.042 0.58 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 1 0
   Tom Paciorek RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .300 .364 .300 .664 -0.025 0.91 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 6 3 3 6 36 .182 .250 .364 .614 -0.001 0.73 0.477 -0.478 -1.1 27 10
2B: J Wynn (2, off L Christenson).
3B: R Office (1, off L Christenson).
HR: D May (1, off L Christenson, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: D May 4; R Office 3; J Wynn 3; J Royster; L Lacy.
RBI: D May 2 (2); J Royster (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
PB: B Pocoroba (5).
E: J Wynn (5).
Baserunning
SB: R Office (1, 2nd base off L Christenson/B Boone); L Lacy (1, 2nd base off G Garber/T McCarver).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .269 .298 .346 .644 -0.101 1.69 0.000 -0.101 -0.5 2 5 SF
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .279 .360 .349 .709 -0.134 1.48 0.035 -0.169 -1.0 2 3 CS
Jay Johnstone RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .421 .450 .632 1.082 0.065 0.66 0.085 -0.019 0.4 3 0 2B
   Ollie Brown PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .571 .636 .714 1.351 0.133 3.35 0.133 0.000 0.4 0 0
Greg Luzinski LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .342 .426 .579 1.004 -0.229 2.29 0.000 -0.229 -1.2 0 0
Tom Hutton 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .375 .000 .375 -0.079 1.02 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 11 0
   Jerry Martin PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .375 .167 .542 -0.105 4.55 0.000 -0.105 -0.3
Mike Schmidt 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .340 .833 1.173 -0.155 1.43 0.000 -0.155 -0.7 1 3
Garry Maddox CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .300 .383 .500 .883 0.017 1.28 0.077 -0.060 0.5 2 0
Bob Boone C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .294 .366 .471 .836 0.007 0.86 0.031 -0.023 0.1 3 0
   Bobby Tolan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273 .273 .273 .545 -0.053 1.75 0.000 -0.053 -0.5
   Gene Garber P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Larry Christenson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .500 .750 0.030 1.03 0.045 -0.016 0.3 0 1 SH
   Tim McCarver PH-C 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0.103 1.37 0.103 0.000 1.0 3 0 3B
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 1 6 33 .167 .188 .267 .454 -0.501 1.54 0.509 -1.009 -2.1 27 12
2B: J Johnstone (4, off P Niekro).
3B: T McCarver (1, off P Niekro).
SF: D Cash (2, off P Niekro).
SH: L Christenson (1, off P Niekro).
TB: T McCarver 3; J Johnstone 2; G Maddox; L Bowa; O Brown.
RBI: D Cash (5); T McCarver (1).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
CS: L Bowa (1, 2nd base by R Moret/B Pocoroba).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (3-0) 7.2 4 2 2 1 5 0 3.72 29 67 0.251 1.17 1.4
Roger Moret, H (2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.68 2 1 0 0.054 3.71 0.2
Elias Sosa, S (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75 2 1 0 0.196 3.94 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 6 0 2.00 33 67 2 0 0.501 1.54 2.1

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Christenson, L (1-1) 8 5 3 3 3 3 1 5.40 32 60 -0.032 0.71 0.7
Gene Garber 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 7.00 4 0 0 0.033 0.81 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 3 6 1 3.00 36 60 0 0 0.001 0.73 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: L Christenson (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Art Williams.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 10,565.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Rowland Office CF 1 Dave Cash 2B
2 Jerry Royster 3B 2 Larry Bowa SS
3 Jim Wynn LF 3 Jay Johnstone RF
4 Darrell Evans 1B 4 Greg Luzinski LF
5 Dave May RF 5 Tom Hutton 1B
6 Lee Lacy 2B 6 Mike Schmidt 3B
7 Biff Pocoroba C 7 Garry Maddox CF
8 Darrel Chaney SS 8 Bob Boone C
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Larry Christenson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-0 1 1-- RR ATL D. May L. Christenson 19% 87% Home Run; Wynn Scores
b9 2-3 0 --- PHI O. Brown R. Moret -13% 68% Single to LF
b9 2-3 0 1-- O PHI G. Luzinski R. Moret 12% 80% Flyball: LF
b9 2-3 1 1-- O PHI J. Martin E. Sosa 10% 91% Strikeout
b8 0-3 1 --3 R PHI T. McCarver P. Niekro -10% 80% Triple to CF; Maddox Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- ATL R. Office L. Christenson 9% 59% Triple to CF
t1 0-0 0 --3 RO ATL J. Royster L. Christenson -1% 59% Groundout: SS-1B; Office Scores
t1 1-0 1 --- ATL J. Wynn L. Christenson 4% 62% Double to LF
t1 1-0 1 -2- O ATL D. Evans L. Christenson -3% 59% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 2 -2- O ATL D. May L. Christenson -3% 56% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O PHI D. Cash P. Niekro 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O PHI L. Bowa P. Niekro 2% 60% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 2 --- O PHI J. Johnstone P. Niekro 1% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O ATL L. Lacy L. Christenson -2% 59% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 1 --- O ATL B. Pocoroba L. Christenson -1% 58% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 --- O ATL D. Chaney L. Christenson -1% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O PHI G. Luzinski P. Niekro 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 --- O PHI T. Hutton P. Niekro 2% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-1 2 --- O PHI M. Schmidt P. Niekro 1% 62% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O ATL P. Niekro L. Christenson -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O ATL R. Office L. Christenson -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- ATL J. Royster L. Christenson 1% 60% Single to CF
t3 1-0 2 1-- ATL J. Wynn L. Christenson 2% 62% Walk; Royster to 2B
t3 1-0 2 12- ATL D. Evans L. Christenson 2% 63% Wild Pitch; Royster to 3B; Wynn to 2B
t3 1-0 2 -23 O ATL D. Evans L. Christenson -6% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O PHI G. Maddox P. Niekro 3% 60% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- PHI B. Boone P. Niekro -3% 57% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- PHI L. Christenson P. Niekro -5% 53% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Boone to 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- O PHI D. Cash P. Niekro 3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B; Boone to 3B; Christenson to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -23 O PHI L. Bowa P. Niekro 7% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O ATL D. May L. Christenson -2% 61% Popfly: 3B
t4 1-0 1 --- O ATL L. Lacy L. Christenson -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O ATL B. Pocoroba L. Christenson -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- PHI J. Johnstone P. Niekro -8% 50% Double to CF
b4 0-1 0 -2- O PHI G. Luzinski P. Niekro 6% 56% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 0-1 1 -2- O PHI T. Hutton P. Niekro 5% 61% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 -2- O PHI M. Schmidt P. Niekro 4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O ATL D. Chaney L. Christenson -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro L. Christenson -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- ATL R. Office L. Christenson 1% 62% Walk
t5 1-0 2 1-- ATL J. Royster L. Christenson 1% 64% Office Steals 2B
t5 1-0 2 -2- O ATL J. Royster L. Christenson -4% 60% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O PHI G. Maddox P. Niekro 3% 63% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-1 1 --- O PHI B. Boone P. Niekro 2% 66% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 2 --- O PHI L. Christenson P. Niekro 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- ATL J. Wynn L. Christenson 4% 71% Single to 3B
t6 1-0 0 1-- O ATL D. Evans L. Christenson -3% 68% Lineout: SS
t6 1-0 1 1-- RR ATL D. May L. Christenson 19% 87% Home Run; Wynn Scores
t6 3-0 1 --- O ATL L. Lacy L. Christenson -1% 86% Flyball: CF
t6 3-0 2 --- O ATL B. Pocoroba L. Christenson -0% 86% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- O PHI D. Cash P. Niekro 2% 88% Lineout: LF
b6 0-3 1 --- O PHI L. Bowa P. Niekro 2% 90% Strikeout (C-1B)
b6 0-3 2 --- O PHI J. Johnstone P. Niekro 1% 91% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 8-9-1
t7 3-0 0 --- O ATL D. Chaney L. Christenson -1% 90% Strikeout
t7 3-0 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro L. Christenson -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-0 2 --- O ATL R. Office L. Christenson -0% 89% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b7 0-3 0 --- O PHI G. Luzinski P. Niekro 2% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 0-3 1 --- O PHI T. Hutton P. Niekro 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-3 2 --- O PHI M. Schmidt P. Niekro 1% 94% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Larry Christenson facing 2-3-4
t8 3-0 0 --- O ATL J. Royster L. Christenson -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- O ATL J. Wynn L. Christenson -0% 93% Strikeout
t8 3-0 2 --- ATL D. Evans L. Christenson 0% 93% Walk
t8 3-0 2 1-- O ATL D. May L. Christenson -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b8 0-3 0 --- PHI G. Maddox P. Niekro -6% 86% Single to LF; Maddox to 2B/Adv on E7
Bobby Tolan pinch hits for Bob Boone (C) batting 8th
b8 0-3 0 -2- PHI B. Tolan P. Niekro -2% 85% Passed Ball; Maddox to 3B
b8 0-3 0 --3 O PHI B. Tolan P. Niekro 5% 90% Strikeout
Tim McCarver pinch hits for Larry Christenson (P) batting 9th
b8 0-3 1 --3 R PHI T. McCarver P. Niekro -10% 80% Triple to CF; Maddox Scores
b8 1-3 1 --3 RO PHI D. Cash P. Niekro 2% 82% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; McCarver Scores
b8 2-3 2 --- PHI L. Bowa P. Niekro -4% 78% Single to 1B/Bunt
Roger Moret replaces Dave May (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Tom Paciorek replaces Phil Niekro (P) playing RF batting 9th
Ollie Brown pinch hits for Jay Johnstone (RF) batting 3rd
b8 2-3 2 1-- O PHI O. Brown R. Moret 7% 85% Bowa Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Phillies' Gene Garber facing 6-7-8
Gene Garber replaces Bobby Tolan (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Tim McCarver moves from PH to C
Ollie Brown moves from PH to RF
t9 3-2 0 --- ATL L. Lacy G. Garber 2% 87% Single to 2B
t9 3-2 0 1-- ATL B. Pocoroba G. Garber 2% 89% Lacy Steals 2B
t9 3-2 0 -2- O ATL B. Pocoroba G. Garber -3% 86% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t9 3-2 1 -2- O ATL D. Chaney G. Garber -2% 84% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 -2- O ATL T. Paciorek G. Garber -3% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Roger Moret facing 3-4-5
b9 2-3 0 --- PHI O. Brown R. Moret -13% 68% Single to LF
b9 2-3 0 1-- O PHI G. Luzinski R. Moret 12% 80% Flyball: LF
Elias Sosa replaces Roger Moret pitching and batting 5th
Jerry Martin pinch hits for Tom Hutton (1B) batting 5th
b9 2-3 1 1-- O PHI J. Martin E. Sosa 10% 91% Strikeout
b9 2-3 2 1-- O PHI M. Schmidt E. Sosa 9% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 2.

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