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Standings
BOS
@BAL
3
13
OAK
@CHW
2
5
SEA
@KCR
6
3
CAL
@MIL
1
2
DET
@NYY
8
4
 
(12)
MIN
@TEX
6
2
CLE
@TOR
2
8
CIN
@LAD
2
0
STL
@MON
4
3
STL
@MON
1
5
 
(10)
CHC
@PHI
3
4
NYM
@PIT
3
0
HOU
@SFG
1
2
Sunday, September 16, 1979,
, Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 30,261, Time of Game: 2:09
Cubs
3
74-73
 Lost 2 
5th, 14½ GB
at Phillies
4
76-72
 Won 2 
4th, 13 GB
W: Ron Reed (11-8)
L: Dick Tidrow (12-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  1
Phillies        0  1  0   2  0  0   0  1  X    4 11  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ivan de Jesus SS 3 2 1 0 1 1 .278 .721 0.030 1.07 0.088 -0.058 0.5 2 3 SB
Larry Biittner 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .314 .784 0.041 1.05 0.096 -0.055 0.4 12 0 2B
Mike Vail RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .329 .893 0.044 1.38 0.104 -0.060 0.6 1 0
   Scot Thompson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .748 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dave Kingman LF 3 0 1 1 0 2 .289 .976 0.027 1.23 0.070 -0.043 0.2 3 0 SF
Barry Foote C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .258 .762 -0.113 1.19 0.033 -0.146 -0.9 2 0 CS
Steve Ontiveros 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .289 .741 -0.051 1.47 0.052 -0.103 -0.2 0 2
Jerry Martin CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .280 .792 -0.107 1.32 0.021 -0.128 -0.6 2 0 SB
Mick Kelleher 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .574 -0.086 1.32 0.009 -0.095 -0.6 2 5
   Bill Buckner PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .283 .758 0.042 1.39 0.042 0.000 0.1
   Miguel Dilone PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .555 0.033 2.77 0.033 0.000 0.1 SB
Dennis Lamp P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .389 -0.043 0.82 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 0 1
   Steve Dillard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .811 -0.039 1.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   Dick Tidrow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Henderson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .743 -0.111 3.93 0.000 -0.111 -0.3
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 3 3 .219 .528 -0.333 1.34 0.548 -0.881 -1.4 24 11
2B: L Biittner (12, off R Lerch).
SF: D Kingman (7, off R Lerch).
TB: L Biittner 2; I de Jesus; J Martin; D Kingman; B Buckner; M Kelleher; M Vail.
RBI: M Vail 2 (33); D Kingman (107).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Kelleher-L Biittner; M Kelleher-I de Jesus-L Biittner.
E: J Martin (6).
Baserunning
SB: I de Jesus (20, 2nd base off R Lerch/K Moreland); M Dilone (20, 2nd base off R Reed/D Rader); J Martin (2, 2nd base off R Lerch/K Moreland).
CS: B Foote (2, 2nd base by R Lerch/K Moreland).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .327 .845 -0.003 1.46 0.053 -0.056 0.1 9 0 IW
Manny Trillo 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .245 .620 -0.151 1.58 0.032 -0.183 -1.2 2 5 GDP
Bake McBride RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .270 .719 -0.086 1.06 0.027 -0.113 -0.5 3 0 GDP
Mike Schmidt 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .972 -0.116 1.11 0.000 -0.116 -0.8 0 0
Greg Gross LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .336 .824 -0.053 1.16 0.065 -0.118 -0.5 2 0
Garry Maddox CF 4 2 3 1 0 1 .281 .731 0.378 0.99 0.395 -0.017 1.7 7 0 3B,2B
Keith Moreland C 3 1 2 1 0 0 .545 1.545 0.202 1.48 0.237 -0.034 1.5 2 1 3B
   Lonnie Smith PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .071 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dave Rader C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .606 -0.025 0.93 0.000 -0.025 -0.4 1 0
Larry Bowa SS 1 0 1 2 0 0 .243 .637 0.109 1.91 0.128 -0.020 0.8 1 3 SF,SH
Randy Lerch P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .381 -0.037 0.68 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 0 1
   Del Unser PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .791 -0.050 2.14 0.000 -0.050 -0.3
   Ron Reed P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .633 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 4 11 4 2 2 .367 .927 0.168 1.29 0.937 -0.769 0.1 27 10
2B: G Maddox (28, off D Lamp).
3B: G Maddox (6, off D Tidrow); K Moreland (2, off D Lamp).
SF: L Bowa (5, off D Lamp).
SH: L Bowa (11, off D Tidrow).
IBB: P Rose (7, by D Tidrow).
TB: G Maddox 6; K Moreland 4; B McBride 2; P Rose; L Bowa; G Gross; M Trillo.
GIDP: B McBride (6); M Trillo (13).
RBI: L Bowa 2 (29); G Maddox (57); K Moreland (5).
2-out RBI: G Maddox; L Bowa.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: G Gross (1st base by D Lamp).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Lamp 6 9 3 3 0 1 0 3.69 24 43 -0.017 1.05 -0.1
Dick Tidrow, L (12-5) 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 3.64 10 0 0 -0.150 1.88 -0.0
Team Totals 8 11 4 4 2 2 0 4.50 34 43 0 0 -0.167 1.29 -0.1

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Randy Lerch 7 6 3 3 3 2 0 3.95 29 52 0.069 1.14 0.4
Ron Reed, W (11-8) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.98 7 0 0 0.263 2.15 1.0
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 3 3 0 3.00 36 52 0 0 0.332 1.34 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Tidrow (10; P Rose).
Pickoffs: D Lamp (3; G Gross, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Fields, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Ivan de Jesus SS 1 Pete Rose 1B
2 Larry Biittner 1B 2 Manny Trillo 2B
3 Mike Vail RF 3 Bake McBride RF
4 Dave Kingman LF 4 Mike Schmidt 3B
5 Barry Foote C 5 Greg Gross LF
6 Steve Ontiveros 3B 6 Garry Maddox CF
7 Jerry Martin CF 7 Keith Moreland C
8 Mick Kelleher 2B 8 Larry Bowa SS
9 Dennis Lamp P 9 Randy Lerch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 3-3 2 1-- R PHI G. Maddox D. Tidrow 32% 87% Triple; Gross Scores
b4 1-3 1 1-- R PHI K. Moreland D. Lamp 18% 48% Triple to LF; Maddox Scores
t9 3-4 2 -2- O CHC K. Henderson R. Reed 11% 100% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --3 R PHI L. Bowa D. Lamp 10% 52% Single to RF; Maddox Scores
t3 1-1 1 1-- CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch -10% 40% Double to RF; de Jesus to 3B

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, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus R. Lerch -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch -2% 44% de Jesus Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch 1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B; de Jesus to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO CHC M. Vail R. Lerch -2% 43% Groundout: SS-1B; de Jesus Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- O CHC D. Kingman R. Lerch 1% 44% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- PHI P. Rose D. Lamp 4% 48% Single to CF
b1 0-1 0 1-- OO PHI M. Trillo D. Lamp -8% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- PHI B. McBride D. Lamp 1% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-1 2 1-- O PHI M. Schmidt D. Lamp -2% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- CHC B. Foote R. Lerch -3% 36% Walk
t2 1-0 0 1-- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Lerch 5% 41% Foote Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 1-0 1 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Lerch 1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- CHC J. Martin R. Lerch -1% 42% Single to CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- CHC M. Kelleher R. Lerch -1% 41% Martin Steals 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- O CHC M. Kelleher R. Lerch 3% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- PHI G. Gross D. Lamp 4% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O PHI G. Maddox D. Lamp -7% 41% Gross Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b2 0-1 1 --- PHI G. Maddox D. Lamp 5% 46% Double to LF
b2 0-1 1 -2- O PHI K. Moreland D. Lamp -3% 42% Flyball: CF; Maddox to 3B/Adv on E8
b2 0-1 2 --3 R PHI L. Bowa D. Lamp 10% 52% Single to RF; Maddox Scores
b2 1-1 2 1-- O PHI R. Lerch D. Lamp -2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Phillies 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O CHC D. Lamp R. Lerch 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- CHC I. de Jesus R. Lerch -3% 50% Walk
t3 1-1 1 1-- CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch -10% 40% Double to RF; de Jesus to 3B
t3 1-1 1 -23 R CHC M. Vail R. Lerch -8% 32% Single to LF; de Jesus Scores; Biittner to 3B
t3 2-1 1 1-3 RO CHC D. Kingman R. Lerch -2% 30% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Biittner Scores
t3 3-1 2 1-- O CHC B. Foote R. Lerch 2% 32% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b3 1-3 0 --- O PHI P. Rose D. Lamp -3% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-3 1 --- O PHI M. Trillo D. Lamp -2% 27% Flyball: CF
b3 1-3 2 --- PHI B. McBride D. Lamp 1% 29% Single to CF
b3 1-3 2 1-- O PHI M. Schmidt D. Lamp -3% 26% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Lerch 2% 28% Flyball: RF
t4 3-1 1 --- O CHC J. Martin R. Lerch 1% 29% Flyball: CF
t4 3-1 2 --- CHC M. Kelleher R. Lerch -1% 28% Single to LF
t4 3-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Lamp R. Lerch 2% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 5-6-7
b4 1-3 0 --- O PHI G. Gross D. Lamp -3% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-3 1 --- PHI G. Maddox D. Lamp 3% 30% Single to LF
b4 1-3 1 1-- R PHI K. Moreland D. Lamp 18% 48% Triple to LF; Maddox Scores
b4 2-3 1 --3 RO PHI L. Bowa D. Lamp 3% 51% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Moreland Scores
b4 3-3 2 --- O PHI R. Lerch D. Lamp -1% 50% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 1-2-3
t5 3-3 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus R. Lerch 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t5 3-3 1 --- O CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch 2% 55% Flyball: LF
t5 3-3 2 --- O CHC M. Vail R. Lerch 1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b5 3-3 0 --- O PHI P. Rose D. Lamp -3% 54% Flyball: LF
b5 3-3 1 --- PHI M. Trillo D. Lamp 3% 57% Single to LF
b5 3-3 1 1-- OO PHI B. McBride D. Lamp -7% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 4-5-6
t6 3-3 0 --- CHC D. Kingman R. Lerch -5% 45% Single to 3B
t6 3-3 0 1-- O CHC B. Foote R. Lerch 5% 50% Flyball: 1B
t6 3-3 1 1-- CHC S. Ontiveros R. Lerch -5% 44% Walk; Kingman to 2B
t6 3-3 1 12- O CHC J. Martin R. Lerch 6% 51% Flyball: CF
t6 3-3 2 12- O CHC M. Kelleher R. Lerch 6% 57% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 4-5-6
b6 3-3 0 --- O PHI M. Schmidt D. Lamp -3% 54% Popfly: 1B
b6 3-3 1 --- O PHI G. Gross D. Lamp -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b6 3-3 2 --- O PHI G. Maddox D. Lamp -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Phillies' Randy Lerch facing 9-1-2
Steve Dillard pinch hits for Dennis Lamp (P) batting 9th
t7 3-3 0 --- O CHC S. Dillard R. Lerch 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-3 1 --- O CHC I. de Jesus R. Lerch 3% 57% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-3 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner R. Lerch 2% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Dick Tidrow facing 7-8-9
Dick Tidrow replaces Steve Dillard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-3 0 --- PHI K. Moreland D. Tidrow 6% 64% Single to LF
Lonnie Smith pinch runs for Keith Moreland (C) batting 7th
b7 3-3 0 1-- O PHI L. Bowa D. Tidrow -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
Del Unser pinch hits for Randy Lerch (P) batting 9th
b7 3-3 1 -2- O PHI D. Unser D. Tidrow -5% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Smith to 3B
b7 3-3 2 --3 PHI P. Rose D. Tidrow 1% 59% Intentional Walk
b7 3-3 2 1-3 O PHI M. Trillo D. Tidrow -9% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Phillies' Ron Reed facing 3-4-5
Ron Reed replaces Del Unser (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dave Rader replaces Lonnie Smith (PR) playing C batting 7th
t8 3-3 0 --- O CHC M. Vail R. Reed 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 3-3 1 --- O CHC D. Kingman R. Reed 3% 58% Strikeout
t8 3-3 2 --- O CHC B. Foote R. Reed 2% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Dick Tidrow facing 3-4-5
Scot Thompson replaces Mike Vail playing RF batting 3rd
b8 3-3 0 --- O PHI B. McBride D. Tidrow -5% 56% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 3-3 1 --- O PHI M. Schmidt D. Tidrow -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-3 2 --- PHI G. Gross D. Tidrow 2% 55% Walk
b8 3-3 2 1-- R PHI G. Maddox D. Tidrow 32% 87% Triple; Gross Scores
b8 4-3 2 --3 O PHI D. Rader D. Tidrow -3% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Phillies' Ron Reed facing 6-7-8
t9 3-4 0 --- O CHC S. Ontiveros R. Reed 7% 91% Flyball: LF
t9 3-4 1 --- O CHC J. Martin R. Reed 5% 96% Flyball: RF
Bill Buckner pinch hits for Mick Kelleher (2B) batting 8th
t9 3-4 2 --- CHC B. Buckner R. Reed -4% 92% Single to CF
Ken Henderson pinch hits for Dick Tidrow (P) batting 9th
Miguel Dilone pinch runs for Bill Buckner (PH) batting 8th
t9 3-4 2 1-- CHC K. Henderson R. Reed -3% 89% Dilone Steals 2B
t9 3-4 2 -2- O CHC K. Henderson R. Reed 11% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 4.

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