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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
3
4
WSH
@NYY
3
5
BOS
@PHA
4
3
 
(10)
NYG
@BRO
3
4
 
(12)
PHI
@BSN
1
5
STL
@CIN
5
1
CHC
@PIT
3
7
CHC
@PIT
11
3
Sunday, September 5, 1948,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 25,569, Time of Game: 2:31
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
11
55-74
 Won 1 
7th, 18 GB
at Pirates
3
67-58
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
W: Doyle Lade (4-3)
L: Elmer Riddle (11-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  2   0  5  3   0  1  0   11 17  0
Pirates         0  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  0    3 10  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Emil Verban 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .268 .302 .319 .621 -0.043 1.07 0.061 -0.104 0.2 1 1
   Gene Mauch 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .199 .312 .267 .579 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 0
Eddie Waitkus LF 5 1 2 4 1 0 6 .311 .363 .451 .814 0.267 0.71 0.283 -0.016 3.1 4 0 HR
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 0 2 1 6 .265 .337 .377 .714 -0.067 0.65 0.019 -0.086 -1.0 2 0
Andy Pafko 3B 6 2 3 1 0 1 6 .331 .392 .550 .943 -0.016 0.48 0.032 -0.048 0.7 0 0 HR
Bill Nicholson RF 4 1 2 0 2 1 6 .266 .373 .470 .843 0.057 0.49 0.074 -0.018 1.1 1 0
Peanuts Lowrey CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .294 .354 .344 .698 -0.134 0.75 0.013 -0.147 -3.0 8 0 GDP
Rube Walker C 3 2 2 4 2 0 5 .258 .355 .402 .757 0.149 0.56 0.173 -0.023 3.9 3 1 HR,2B
   Bob Rush PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .161 .194 .355 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Clyde McCullough C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .282 .277 .559 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Roy Smalley SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .199 .256 .254 .510 0.063 0.67 0.108 -0.045 0.8 0 1
Doyle Lade P 5 2 3 0 0 1 5 .227 .261 .227 .488 0.085 0.53 0.086 -0.001 0.3 0 1
Team Totals 42 11 17 10 8 6 50 .405 .500 .643 1.143 0.361 0.64 0.849 -0.488 6.4 * 4
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: R Walker (7, off K Higbe).
HR: E Waitkus (7, off E Riddle, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); R Walker (4, off E Singleton, 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs); A Pafko (23, off M Queen, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Pafko 6; R Walker 6; E Waitkus 5; D Lade 3; R Smalley 2; E Verban 2; B Nicholson 2; G Mauch.
GIDP: P Lowrey (7).
RBI: E Waitkus 4 (40); R Walker 4 (22); A Pafko (85); E Verban (22).
2-out RBI: R Walker 4; E Waitkus 2; E Verban.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Smalley-E Verban-P Cavarretta; D Lade-R Walker-P Cavarretta.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Rojek SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .288 .346 .370 .716 0.021 0.36 0.043 -0.023 0.8 2 2 2B
Ed Stevens 1B 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .244 .304 .383 .687 0.071 0.53 0.102 -0.031 1.4 2 0
Ted Beard CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 .333 .556 1.000 1.556 0.022 0.41 0.050 -0.028 0.8 5 0 3B,HBP
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .279 .400 .574 .974 -0.031 0.75 0.048 -0.079 -1.3 0 0 GDP
Dixie Walker RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .287 .363 .366 .729 0.048 0.98 0.073 -0.025 0.1 1 1
   Max West RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .295 .368 .663 -0.005 0.20 0.000 -0.005 -0.4 0 0
Danny Murtaugh 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .353 .348 .700 0.079 0.81 0.097 -0.017 0.9 1 1 SH
   Monty Basgall PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .273 .359 .632 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Frankie Gustine 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .335 .377 .712 -0.217 0.79 0.000 -0.217 -2.3 1 0 GDP
Ed Fitz Gerald C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .274 .352 .350 .701 -0.008 0.95 0.020 -0.028 0.0 6 0 IW
Elmer Riddle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .262 .281 .543 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kirby Higbe P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .178 .178 .267 .444 -0.116 2.29 0.000 -0.116 -0.9 0 0
   Elmer Singleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Hopp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .352 .416 .768 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.4
   Mel Queen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wally Westlake PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .363 .451 .814 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   Woody Main P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 4 2 40 .294 .385 .382 .767 -0.139 0.71 0.433 -0.572 -1.6 * 4
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: S Rojek (21, off D Lade).
3B: T Beard (2, off D Lade).
SH: D Murtaugh (4, off D Lade).
IBB: E Fitz Gerald (4, by D Lade).
HBP: T Beard (1, by D Lade).
TB: S Rojek 3; T Beard 3; E Stevens 3; F Gustine; E Fitz Gerald; D Walker; D Murtaugh.
GIDP: R Kiner (11); F Gustine (11).
RBI: E Stevens 2 (62); R Kiner (105).
2-out RBI: E Stevens.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Rojek-E Stevens; S Rojek-D Murtaugh-E Stevens.
E: D Murtaugh (15).
Outfield Assists: D Walker (E Waitkus at 3rd base).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doyle Lade, W (4-3) 9 10 3 3 4 2 0 3.64 40 53 0.138 0.71 1.6
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 4 2 0 3.00 40 53 0.138 0.71 1.6

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Elmer Riddle, L (11-9) 2.1 3 2 2 3 1 1 3.45 13 41 -0.142 0.97 -1.4
Kirby Higbe 3 8 7 3 3 2 0 3.36 19 2 0 -0.201 0.99 -3.5
Elmer Singleton 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 1 5.33 7 2 2 -0.017 0.05 -1.6
Mel Queen 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 6.28 6 0 0 -0.002 0.01 -0.5
Woody Main 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.46 5 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 17 11 7 8 6 3 7.00 50 41 4 2 -0.362 0.64 -6.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Lade (1; T Beard).
IBB: D Lade (4; E Fitz Gerald).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 25,569.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Emil Verban 2B 1 Stan Rojek SS
2 Eddie Waitkus LF 2 Ed Stevens 1B
3 Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 Ted Beard CF
4 Andy Pafko 3B 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Dixie Walker RF
6 Peanuts Lowrey CF 6 Danny Murtaugh 2B
7 Rube Walker C 7 Frankie Gustine 3B
8 Roy Smalley SS 8 Ed Fitz Gerald C
9 Doyle Lade P 9 Elmer Riddle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-2 0 123 OO PIT F. Gustine D. Lade 20% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B; Walker to 3B; Murtaugh to 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- RR CHC E. Waitkus E. Riddle 19% 69% Home Run; Lade Scores
t5 2-1 2 1-- R CHC R. Walker K. Higbe 13% 74% Double; Lowrey Scores
t3 2-0 1 123 OO CHC P. Lowrey K. Higbe -11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 -2- R PIT E. Stevens D. Lade -10% 60% Single; Rojek Scores

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, Pirates' Elmer Riddle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC E. Verban E. Riddle -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC E. Waitkus E. Riddle -2% 46% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta E. Riddle -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT S. Rojek D. Lade 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT E. Stevens D. Lade 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- PIT T. Beard D. Lade -3% 46% Triple
b1 0-0 2 --3 O PIT R. Kiner D. Lade 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Elmer Riddle facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko E. Riddle -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- CHC B. Nicholson E. Riddle 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey E. Riddle -3% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- CHC R. Walker E. Riddle 2% 49% Walk; Lowrey to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O CHC R. Smalley E. Riddle -4% 45% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Walker D. Lade 2% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Murtaugh D. Lade 2% 49% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT F. Gustine D. Lade 1% 50% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Elmer Riddle facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Lade E. Riddle 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHC E. Verban E. Riddle -4% 50% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 1-- RR CHC E. Waitkus E. Riddle 19% 69% Home Run; Lade Scores
t3 2-0 1 --- CHC P. Cavarretta E. Riddle 2% 71% Walk
t3 2-0 1 1-- CHC A. Pafko E. Riddle 3% 74% Single to LF; Cavarretta to 2B
Kirby Higbe replaces Elmer Riddle pitching and batting 9th
t3 2-0 1 12- CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe 4% 79% Walk; Cavarretta to 3B; Pafko to 2B
t3 2-0 1 123 OO CHC P. Lowrey K. Higbe -11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O PIT E. Fitz Gerald D. Lade 3% 70% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 1 --- O PIT K. Higbe D. Lade 2% 72% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b3 0-2 2 --- PIT S. Rojek D. Lade -2% 69% Double
b3 0-2 2 -2- R PIT E. Stevens D. Lade -10% 60% Single; Rojek Scores
b3 1-2 2 1-- O PIT T. Beard D. Lade 3% 62% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Kirby Higbe facing 7-8-9
t4 2-1 0 --- O CHC R. Walker K. Higbe -2% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 1 --- CHC R. Smalley K. Higbe 3% 63% Single
t4 2-1 1 1-- CHC D. Lade K. Higbe 4% 66% Single; Smalley to 2B
t4 2-1 1 12- O CHC E. Verban K. Higbe -4% 62% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 2 12- CHC E. Waitkus K. Higbe 3% 65% Walk; Smalley to 3B; Lade to 2B
t4 2-1 2 123 O CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe -7% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- PIT R. Kiner D. Lade -5% 52% Walk
b4 1-2 0 1-- PIT D. Walker D. Lade -7% 45% Single to 2B; Kiner to 2B
b4 1-2 0 12- PIT D. Murtaugh D. Lade -10% 36% Fielder's Choice 3B/Sacrifice Bunt; Kiner to 3B; Walker to 2B
b4 1-2 0 123 OO PIT F. Gustine D. Lade 20% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B; Walker to 3B; Murtaugh to 2B
b4 1-2 2 -23 PIT E. Fitz Gerald D. Lade -2% 54% Intentional Walk
b4 1-2 2 123 O PIT K. Higbe D. Lade 10% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Kirby Higbe facing 4-5-6
t5 2-1 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko K. Higbe -2% 61% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t5 2-1 1 --- O CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe -2% 60% Strikeout
t5 2-1 2 --- CHC P. Lowrey K. Higbe 1% 61% Walk
t5 2-1 2 1-- R CHC R. Walker K. Higbe 13% 74% Double; Lowrey Scores
t5 3-1 2 -2- R CHC R. Smalley K. Higbe 8% 82% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Walker Scores/No RBI/unER
t5 4-1 2 1-- CHC D. Lade K. Higbe 1% 83% Single; Smalley to 2B
t5 4-1 2 12- R CHC E. Verban K. Higbe 6% 89% Single; Smalley Scores/unER; Lade to 2B
t5 5-1 2 12- RRO CHC E. Waitkus K. Higbe 6% 96% Single; Lade Scores/unER; Verban Scores/unER; Waitkus out at 3B/RF-3B
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 1-2-3
b5 1-7 0 --- PIT S. Rojek D. Lade -2% 94% Walk
b5 1-7 0 1-- O PIT E. Stevens D. Lade 2% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 1-7 1 1-- PIT T. Beard D. Lade -2% 94% Walk; Rojek to 2B
b5 1-7 1 12- OO PIT R. Kiner D. Lade 4% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 7, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Kirby Higbe facing 3-4-5
t6 7-1 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe -0% 97% Strikeout
t6 7-1 1 --- CHC A. Pafko K. Higbe 0% 97% Single
t6 7-1 1 1-- CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe 0% 98% Single; Pafko to 2B
Elmer Singleton replaces Kirby Higbe pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-1 1 12- O CHC P. Lowrey E. Singleton -0% 97% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 7-1 2 12- RRR CHC R. Walker E. Singleton 2% 100% Home Run; Pafko Scores; Nicholson Scores
t6 10-1 2 --- O CHC R. Smalley E. Singleton -0% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 10, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-10, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 5-6-7
b6 1-10 0 --- O PIT D. Walker D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b6 1-10 1 --- O PIT D. Murtaugh D. Lade 0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 1-10 2 --- O PIT F. Gustine D. Lade 0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 10, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 10-1, Pirates' Elmer Singleton facing 9-1-2
Max West replaces Dixie Walker playing RF batting 5th
t7 10-1 0 --- O CHC D. Lade E. Singleton -0% 100% Strikeout
t7 10-1 1 --- CHC E. Verban E. Singleton 0% 100% Single
t7 10-1 1 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus E. Singleton -0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play; Verban to 2B
t7 10-1 2 -2- O CHC P. Cavarretta E. Singleton -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 10, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-10, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 8-9-1
Gene Mauch replaces Emil Verban playing 2B batting 1st
b7 1-10 0 --- PIT E. Fitz Gerald D. Lade -0% 100% Single to LF
Johnny Hopp pinch hits for Elmer Singleton (P) batting 9th
b7 1-10 0 1-- O PIT J. Hopp D. Lade 0% 100% Lineout: CF
b7 1-10 1 1-- PIT S. Rojek D. Lade -0% 100% Single to CF; Fitz Gerald to 3B
b7 1-10 1 1-3 R PIT E. Stevens D. Lade -0% 99% Single to RF; Fitz Gerald Scores; Rojek to 2B
b7 2-10 1 12- PIT T. Beard D. Lade -1% 98% Hit By Pitch; Rojek to 3B; Stevens to 2B
b7 2-10 1 123 RO PIT R. Kiner D. Lade 1% 99% Flyball: LF; Rojek Scores
b7 3-10 2 12- O PIT M. West D. Lade 1% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 10, Pirates 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 10-3, Pirates' Mel Queen facing 4-5-6
Mel Queen replaces Johnny Hopp (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 10-3 0 --- R CHC A. Pafko M. Queen 0% 100% Home Run
t8 11-3 0 --- CHC B. Nicholson M. Queen 0% 100% Single
t8 11-3 0 1-- OO CHC P. Lowrey M. Queen -0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
t8 11-3 2 --- CHC R. Walker M. Queen 0% 100% Walk
Bob Rush pinch runs for Rube Walker (C) batting 7th
t8 11-3 2 1-- CHC R. Smalley M. Queen 0% 100% Single; Rush to 2B
t8 11-3 2 12- O CHC D. Lade M. Queen -0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 11, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-11, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 6-7-8
Clyde McCullough replaces Bob Rush (PR) playing C batting 7th
b8 3-11 0 --- PIT D. Murtaugh D. Lade -0% 100% Single to RF
Monty Basgall pinch runs for Danny Murtaugh (2B) batting 6th
b8 3-11 0 1-- O PIT F. Gustine D. Lade 0% 100% Single to DH out on play; Basgall out at 3B/Unknown
b8 3-11 1 1-- O PIT E. Fitz Gerald D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Wally Westlake pinch hits for Mel Queen (P) batting 9th
b8 3-11 2 1-- O PIT W. Westlake D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 11, Pirates 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 11-3, Pirates' Woody Main facing 1-2-3
Woody Main replaces Wally Westlake (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Monty Basgall moves from PR to 2B
t9 11-3 0 --- CHC G. Mauch W. Main 0% 100% Single
t9 11-3 0 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus W. Main 0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play; Mauch to 2B
t9 11-3 1 -2- CHC P. Cavarretta W. Main 0% 100% Walk
t9 11-3 1 12- O CHC A. Pafko W. Main -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 11-3 2 12- O CHC B. Nicholson W. Main -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 11, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-11, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 1-2-3
b9 3-11 0 --- O PIT S. Rojek D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 3-11 1 --- PIT E. Stevens D. Lade -0% 100% Single
b9 3-11 1 1-- O PIT T. Beard D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 3-11 2 1-- O PIT R. Kiner D. Lade 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 11, Pirates 3.

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  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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