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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
3
2
 
(11)
WSH
@CLE
0
1
WSH
@CLE
0
6
BAL
@DET
2
6
BOS
@KCA
5
6
STL
@BRO
6
5
CHC
@NYG
4
2
CHC
@NYG
2
8
CIN
@PHI
3
4
CIN
@PHI
4
7
MLN
@PIT
6
4
Tuesday, September 18, 1956,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 9,786, Time of Game: 2:48
Braves
6
88-58
 Won 2 
1st
at Pirates
4
62-83
 Lost 1 
6th, 25½ GB
W: Lou Sleater (2-2)
L: Roy Face (12-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          1  2  0   0  0  0   0  2  1    6 11  1
Pirates         0  0  1   0  1  2   0  0  0    4 13  2

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Bruton CF 5 2 1 0 0 2 .266 .704 0.054 0.86 0.114 -0.059 0.9 1 0
Frank Torre 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .261 .606 0.087 0.91 0.130 -0.044 0.8 6 3 SH
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 .328 .933 0.101 1.07 0.132 -0.031 0.5 0 1 IW
Eddie Mathews 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 .273 .901 0.243 1.52 0.255 -0.012 1.5 1 1
Bobby Thomson LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 .234 .711 -0.027 1.67 0.006 -0.033 -0.7 1 0 SF,SH
Johnny Logan SS 4 0 2 2 0 0 .281 .768 0.265 1.64 0.332 -0.066 0.8 3 1 2B
Jack Dittmer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .253 .636 -0.036 0.85 0.033 -0.069 -0.4 4 6
Del Rice C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .609 -0.059 0.82 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 8 2
   Wes Covington PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .701 0.006 1.26 0.006 0.000 0.1 IW
   Felix Mantilla PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .673 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Del Crandall C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .799 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Lew Burdette P 2 1 0 0 0 0 .193 .412 -0.037 0.79 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 1 1
   Ernie Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .450 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chuck Tanner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .671 -0.043 1.73 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
   Lou Sleater P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.045 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Adcock PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .936 -0.041 1.63 0.000 -0.041 -0.4
   Bob Trowbridge P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Warren Spahn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .581 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 11 4 2 3 .306 .667 0.513 1.18 1.008 -0.494 1.8 27 16
2B: J Logan (27, off R Kline).
SF: B Thomson (4, off R Kline).
SH: B Thomson (5, off R Face); F Torre (4, off H Pollet).
IBB: H Aaron (6, by H Pollet); W Covington (2, by R Face).
TB: J Logan 3; E Mathews 3; F Torre 2; H Aaron 2; J Dittmer; B Bruton.
RBI: J Logan 2 (45); B Thomson (74); F Torre (16).
2-out RBI: F Torre.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
E: B Trowbridge (1).
Outfield Assists: H Aaron (L Walls at 3rd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 3 0 0 1 .312 .767 0.051 1.36 0.139 -0.088 0.5 3 0
Bill Virdon CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 .320 .808 0.015 1.43 0.150 -0.134 -0.1 2 0 CS
Lee Walls LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 .280 .787 0.020 1.25 0.112 -0.092 0.2 1 0 2B
   Eddie O'Brien LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .574 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   John Powers PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .091 .258 0.090 2.46 0.090 0.000 0.4
Dale Long 1B 5 1 2 1 0 1 .267 .829 0.091 2.22 0.210 -0.119 0.7 8 2 3B
Dick Groat SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 .272 .636 -0.171 2.06 0.095 -0.266 -0.8 2 5
Frank Thomas 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .280 .773 0.110 2.06 0.204 -0.094 0.1 1 0
   Johnny O'Brien PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .411 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Howie Pollet P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .733 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jack Shepard C 3 0 1 1 0 1 .230 .662 0.103 2.11 0.226 -0.123 0.4 5 1 3B,SH
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .606 -0.143 1.78 0.012 -0.154 -0.7 4 4
Ron Kline P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .137 .316 0.039 0.90 0.039 0.000 0.4 0 1
   Dick Cole PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .542 -0.031 1.23 0.000 -0.031 -0.2
   Red Munger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 .336 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Skinner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .610 -0.062 1.79 0.000 -0.062 -0.7
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .385 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Freese PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .568 -0.097 3.50 0.000 -0.097 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 37 4 13 4 3 7 .351 .886 0.015 1.80 1.277 -1.260 -0.2 27 13
2B: L Walls (20, off L Burdette).
3B: J Shepard (1, off L Burdette); D Long (7, off L Burdette).
SH: J Shepard (7, off B Trowbridge).
TB: D Long 4; J Shepard 3; L Walls 3; R Clemente 3; B Virdon 2; F Thomas; R Kline; D Groat.
RBI: F Thomas (73); D Long (90); L Walls (53); J Shepard (29).
2-out RBI: L Walls.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 16.
Fielding
E: B Mazeroski (8); J Shepard (4).
Baserunning
CS: B Virdon (7, 2nd base by L Burdette/D Rice).

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lew Burdette 5.1 11 4 4 0 4 0 2.69 25 34 -0.368 1.56 -2.1
Ernie Johnson 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.81 3 1 0 0.096 1.63 0.9
Lou Sleater, W (2-2) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.22 4 0 0 0.040 0.81 0.5
Bob Trowbridge, H (1) 1.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2.77 7 0 0 0.030 2.68 0.1
Warren Spahn, S (3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.84 2 2 0 0.188 4.00 0.9
Team Totals 9 13 4 4 3 7 0 4.00 41 34 3 0 -0.014 1.80 0.2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Kline 5 7 3 1 0 2 0 3.20 23 47 -0.118 0.91 -0.7
Red Munger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.05 3 0 0 0.051 0.69 0.5
Roy Face, BS (5), L (12-12) 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.39 10 0 0 -0.378 2.18 -1.1
Howie Pollet 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.65 5 0 0 -0.071 0.79 -0.5
Team Totals 9 11 6 3 2 3 0 3.00 41 47 0 0 -0.516 1.18 -1.8
Balks: None.
WP: R Kline (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: H Pollet (1; H Aaron); R Face (13; W Covington).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - Hal Dixon, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Bill Bruton CF 1 Roberto Clemente RF
2 Frank Torre 1B 2 Bill Virdon CF
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Lee Walls LF
4 Eddie Mathews 3B 4 Dale Long 1B
5 Bobby Thomson LF 5 Dick Groat SS
6 Johnny Logan SS 6 Frank Thomas 3B
7 Jack Dittmer 2B 7 Jack Shepard C
8 Del Rice C 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Lew Burdette P 9 Ron Kline P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 3-4 1 -23 RR MLN J. Logan R. Face 32% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Aaron Scores; Mathews Scores; Logan to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 3-3 1 1-- R PIT J. Shepard L. Burdette -23% 20% Triple (CF-RF); Thomas Scores
b6 2-3 0 --- PIT D. Long L. Burdette -17% 45% Triple (CF-RF)
t8 3-4 0 1-- MLN E. Mathews R. Face 13% 46% Single to RF; Aaron to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- R MLN F. Torre R. Kline 11% 71% Single (CF-RF); Burdette Scores/unER; Bruton to 3B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MLN B. Bruton R. Kline -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- MLN F. Torre R. Kline 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- MLN H. Aaron R. Kline 4% 54% Single to LF; Torre to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- MLN E. Mathews R. Kline 6% 60% Single to RF; Torre to 3B; Aaron to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 RO MLN B. Thomson R. Kline 0% 60% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Torre Scores; Aaron to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 O MLN J. Logan R. Kline -4% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- PIT R. Clemente L. Burdette -4% 52% Single to SS
b1 0-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Virdon L. Burdette 4% 56% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-1 1 1-- O PIT L. Walls L. Burdette 4% 60% Virdon Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-1 2 --- O PIT L. Walls L. Burdette 1% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- MLN J. Dittmer R. Kline 3% 64% Single to CF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O MLN D. Rice R. Kline -3% 61% Popfly: 2B
t2 1-0 1 1-- O MLN L. Burdette R. Kline -3% 59% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 1-0 2 1-- MLN B. Bruton R. Kline 2% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Burdette to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- R MLN F. Torre R. Kline 11% 71% Single (CF-RF); Burdette Scores/unER; Bruton to 3B
t2 2-0 2 1-3 R MLN H. Aaron R. Kline 7% 79% Wild Pitch; Bruton Scores/unER; Torre to 2B
t2 3-0 2 -2- O MLN H. Aaron R. Kline -2% 77% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- PIT D. Long L. Burdette -4% 73% Single to SS
b2 0-3 0 1-- PIT D. Groat L. Burdette -9% 63% Single to CF; Long to 3B
b2 0-3 0 1-3 O PIT F. Thomas L. Burdette 7% 70% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 1-3 O PIT J. Shepard L. Burdette 6% 76% Strikeout
b2 0-3 2 1-3 O PIT B. Mazeroski L. Burdette 5% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 4-5-6
t3 3-0 0 --- O MLN E. Mathews R. Kline -1% 80% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 1 --- O MLN B. Thomson R. Kline -1% 79% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-0 2 --- MLN J. Logan R. Kline 1% 80% Double to RF
t3 3-0 2 -2- O MLN J. Dittmer R. Kline -2% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- PIT R. Kline L. Burdette -4% 74% Single to CF
b3 0-3 0 1-- PIT R. Clemente L. Burdette -6% 68% Single to CF; Kline to 2B
b3 0-3 0 12- PIT B. Virdon L. Burdette -9% 59% Single to CF; Kline to 3B; Clemente to 2B
b3 0-3 0 123 O PIT L. Walls L. Burdette 8% 67% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Clemente to 3B; Virdon to 2B
b3 0-3 1 123 RO PIT D. Long L. Burdette 0% 67% Groundout: 1B-P; Clemente Scores; Virdon to 3B; Walls to 2B
b3 1-3 2 -23 O PIT D. Groat L. Burdette 7% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- O MLN D. Rice R. Kline -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- O MLN L. Burdette R. Kline -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 2 --- O MLN B. Bruton R. Kline -1% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- O PIT F. Thomas L. Burdette 3% 74% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 1-3 1 --- O PIT J. Shepard L. Burdette 2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-3 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. Burdette 1% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 2-3-4
t5 3-1 0 --- O MLN F. Torre R. Kline -2% 75% Flyball: LF
t5 3-1 1 --- O MLN H. Aaron R. Kline -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-1 2 --- MLN E. Mathews R. Kline 1% 75% Single to SS
t5 3-1 2 1-- O MLN B. Thomson R. Kline -2% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 9-1-2
Dick Cole pinch hits for Ron Kline (P) batting 9th
b5 1-3 0 --- O PIT D. Cole L. Burdette 3% 76% Foul Flyball: C
b5 1-3 1 --- PIT R. Clemente L. Burdette -4% 73% Single to 3B
b5 1-3 1 1-- O PIT B. Virdon L. Burdette 4% 76% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-3 2 1-- RO PIT L. Walls L. Burdette -9% 67% Double to RF; Virdon Scores; Walls out at 3B/RF-2B-C-3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Red Munger facing 6-7-8
Red Munger replaces Dick Cole (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-2 0 --- O MLN J. Logan R. Munger -2% 65% Popfly: 1B
t6 3-2 1 --- O MLN J. Dittmer R. Munger -2% 63% Popfly: C
t6 3-2 2 --- O MLN D. Rice R. Munger -1% 62% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 4-5-6
b6 2-3 0 --- PIT D. Long L. Burdette -17% 45% Triple (CF-RF)
b6 2-3 0 --3 O PIT D. Groat L. Burdette 8% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-3 1 --3 R PIT F. Thomas L. Burdette -11% 42% Single to RF (Pop Fly); Long Scores
b6 3-3 1 1-- R PIT J. Shepard L. Burdette -23% 20% Triple (CF-RF); Thomas Scores
Ernie Johnson replaces Lew Burdette pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-3 1 --3 PIT B. Mazeroski E. Johnson -1% 19% Walk
Bob Skinner pinch hits for Red Munger (P) batting 9th
b6 4-3 1 1-3 O PIT B. Skinner E. Johnson 6% 25% Popfly: 2B
b6 4-3 2 1-3 O PIT R. Clemente E. Johnson 5% 29% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 4.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Roy Face facing 9-1-2
Roy Face replaces Bob Skinner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Chuck Tanner pinch hits for Ernie Johnson (P) batting 9th
t7 3-4 0 --- O MLN C. Tanner R. Face -4% 25% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-4 1 --- O MLN B. Bruton R. Face -3% 22% Strikeout
t7 3-4 2 --- O MLN F. Torre R. Face -2% 20% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Braves' Lou Sleater facing 2-3-4
Lou Sleater replaces Chuck Tanner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-3 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon L. Sleater 2% 22% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-3 1 --- PIT L. Walls L. Sleater -2% 20% Single to RF
b7 4-3 1 1-- O PIT D. Long L. Sleater 1% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B; Walls to 2B
b7 4-3 2 -2- O PIT D. Groat L. Sleater 3% 24% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 4.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Roy Face facing 3-4-5
Eddie O'Brien replaces Lee Walls playing LF batting 3rd
t8 3-4 0 --- MLN H. Aaron R. Face 9% 33% Single to LF
t8 3-4 0 1-- MLN E. Mathews R. Face 13% 46% Single to RF; Aaron to 2B
t8 3-4 0 12- O MLN B. Thomson R. Face 0% 46% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Aaron to 3B; Mathews to 2B
t8 3-4 1 -23 RR MLN J. Logan R. Face 32% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Aaron Scores; Mathews Scores; Logan to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 5-4 1 -2- O MLN J. Dittmer R. Face -3% 75% Flyball: RF
Wes Covington pinch hits for Del Rice (C) batting 8th
t8 5-4 2 -2- MLN W. Covington R. Face 1% 75% Intentional Walk
Joe Adcock pinch hits for Lou Sleater (P) batting 9th
Felix Mantilla pinch runs for Wes Covington (PH) batting 8th
t8 5-4 2 12- O MLN J. Adcock R. Face -4% 71% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-5, Braves' Bob Trowbridge facing 6-7-8
Bob Trowbridge replaces Joe Adcock (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Del Crandall replaces Felix Mantilla (PR) playing C batting 8th
b8 4-5 0 --- PIT F. Thomas B. Trowbridge -10% 61% Walk
Johnny O'Brien pinch runs for Frank Thomas (3B) batting 6th
b8 4-5 0 1-- O PIT J. Shepard B. Trowbridge 4% 65% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; O'Brien to 2B
b8 4-5 1 -2- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Trowbridge 10% 75% Popfly: SS
Gene Freese pinch hits for Roy Face (P) batting 9th
b8 4-5 2 -2- O PIT G. Freese B. Trowbridge 10% 85% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); O'Brien out at Hm/2B-1B-C
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-4, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
Howie Pollet replaces Johnny O'Brien (PR) pitching and batting 6th
Gene Freese moves from PH to 3B
t9 5-4 0 --- MLN B. Bruton H. Pollet 2% 87% Single to 2B
t9 5-4 0 1-- O MLN F. Torre H. Pollet -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Bruton to 2B
t9 5-4 1 -2- MLN H. Aaron H. Pollet 1% 87% Intentional Walk
t9 5-4 1 12- RO MLN E. Mathews H. Pollet 5% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bruton Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/unER
t9 6-4 2 1-- O MLN B. Thomson H. Pollet -1% 92% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Bob Trowbridge facing 1-2-3
b9 4-6 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Trowbridge 4% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 4-6 1 --- PIT B. Virdon B. Trowbridge -6% 90% Single
John Powers pinch hits for Eddie O'Brien (LF) batting 3rd
b9 4-6 1 1-- PIT J. Powers B. Trowbridge -9% 81% Walk; Virdon to 2B
Warren Spahn replaces Bob Trowbridge pitching and batting 9th
b9 4-6 1 12- O PIT D. Long W. Spahn 10% 91% Strikeout
b9 4-6 2 12- O PIT D. Groat W. Spahn 9% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • 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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