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Standings
WSA
@DET
6
1
KCR
@MIN
0
4
BOS
@NYY
0
1
HOU
@ATL
1
12
CHC
@PHI
2
1
 
(10)
STL
@PIT
6
2
LAD
@SDP
4
3
CIN
@SFG
3
4
Monday, April 28, 1969, 8:33PM
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 3,859, Time of Game: 2:38
Cardinals
6
8-11
 Won 1 
3rd, 6 GB
at Pirates
2
12-7
 Lost 2 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Steve Carlton (2-2)
L: Bob Moose (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       3  0  0   1  1  0   0  1  0    6 11  1
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  4  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 5 1 2 0 0 2 5 .195 .205 .341 .546 0.030 0.80 0.082 -0.052 -0.1 1 0 SB
Curt Flood CF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .244 .306 .321 .626 0.098 0.76 0.111 -0.013 1.2 2 0 2B
Vada Pinson RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .297 .354 .486 .840 0.072 0.85 0.113 -0.041 1.6 3 0 3B,HBP
Joe Torre 1B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .230 .305 .432 .737 0.040 0.87 0.098 -0.058 -0.3 13 1
Tim McCarver C 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .264 .316 .347 .664 0.043 0.49 0.071 -0.027 0.5 7 3 CS
Mike Shannon 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .273 .300 .416 .716 -0.012 0.57 0.051 -0.062 -0.3 0 4
Julian Javier 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .230 .277 .246 .523 -0.075 0.55 0.000 -0.075 -1.4 0 0
Dal Maxvill SS 1 1 0 1 3 1 4 .193 .324 .281 .604 0.111 0.80 0.113 -0.002 1.7 1 3
Steve Carlton P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .417 .417 .500 .917 -0.016 0.85 0.039 -0.055 -0.8 0 1
Team Totals 37 6 11 5 5 9 43 .297 .395 .378 .774 0.291 0.72 0.678 -0.385 2.0 27 12
2B: C Flood (6, off J Shellenback).
3B: V Pinson (3, off B Dal Canton).
HBP: V Pinson (1, by B Moose).
TB: V Pinson 4; C Flood 3; L Brock 2; T McCarver 2; S Carlton; J Torre; M Shannon.
RBI: J Torre 2 (10); V Pinson (7); D Maxvill (7); C Flood (3).
2-out RBI: D Maxvill; V Pinson.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Carlton-T McCarver-J Torre; J Torre-D Maxvill-J Torre.
PB: T McCarver (2).
E: M Shannon (3).
Baserunning
SB: L Brock (5, 2nd base off B Moose/J May).
CS: T McCarver (2, 2nd base by J Shellenback POCS).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matty Alou CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .383 .420 .494 .914 -0.145 1.32 0.056 -0.201 -1.4 2 0 2B,GDP
Ron Davis RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .250 .368 .375 .743 0.017 0.79 0.059 -0.042 -0.0 2 0
Willie Stargell LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .318 .392 .606 .998 -0.155 1.08 0.000 -0.155 -1.6 2 0 GDP
Bob Robertson 1B 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 .200 .283 .300 .583 -0.046 0.57 0.008 -0.054 -0.2 8 2
Jose Pagan 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .294 .344 .638 0.023 0.51 0.056 -0.033 0.6 0 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .183 .231 .254 .484 0.030 0.80 0.061 -0.031 0.3 0 2
Jerry May C 3 0 1 2 0 1 4 .264 .293 .434 .727 0.061 0.92 0.101 -0.040 0.7 10 0 SF
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .254 .347 .270 .617 -0.038 0.90 0.000 -0.038 -0.8 3 3
Bob Moose P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .111 .273 .111 .384 0.018 1.90 0.018 0.000 0.2 0 0
   Luke Walker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Carl Taylor PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0.030 0.68 0.030 0.000 0.4
   Bruce Dal Canton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Martinez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Jim Shellenback P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 5 6 35 .138 .257 .172 .430 -0.209 0.85 0.389 -0.598 -2.0 27 11
2B: M Alou (9, off S Carlton).
SF: J May (2, off S Carlton).
TB: M Alou 2; R Davis; J May; J Pagan.
GIDP: W Stargell (2); M Alou (2).
RBI: J May 2 (6).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: J May (2).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Carlton, W (2-2) 9 4 2 1 5 6 0 1.16 35 74 0.209 0.85 2.0
Team Totals 9 4 2 1 5 6 0 1.00 35 74 0.209 0.85 2.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Moose, L (2-1) 3.1 5 4 4 4 2 0 3.95 20 32 -0.301 1.20 -3.1
Luke Walker 1.2 2 1 0 1 2 0 2.70 8 2 0 0.001 0.60 0.3
Bruce Dal Canton 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.79 7 0 0 0.021 0.22 0.9
Jim Shellenback 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.45 8 0 0 -0.012 0.09 -0.1
Team Totals 9 11 6 5 5 9 0 5.00 43 32 2 0 -0.291 0.72 -2.0
Balks: None.
WP: S Carlton (1).
HBP: B Moose (1; V Pinson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Shellenback (2; T McCarver, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dezelan, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 3,859.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Matty Alou CF
2 Curt Flood CF 2 Ron Davis RF
3 Vada Pinson RF 3 Willie Stargell LF
4 Joe Torre 1B 4 Bob Robertson 1B
5 Tim McCarver C 5 Jose Pagan 3B
6 Mike Shannon 3B 6 Bill Mazeroski 2B
7 Julian Javier 2B 7 Jerry May C
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Steve Carlton P 9 Bob Moose P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-3 1 123 OO PIT M. Alou S. Carlton 17% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
b2 0-3 0 12- R PIT J. May S. Carlton -10% 57% Single to RF; Pagan Scores; Mazeroski to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 RR STL J. Torre B. Moose 10% 77% Single to LF; Brock Scores; Flood Scores; Pinson to 2B
b3 1-3 0 1-- OO PIT W. Stargell S. Carlton 9% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t1 0-0 0 12- STL V. Pinson B. Moose 8% 67% Hit By Pitch; Brock to 3B; Flood to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL L. Brock B. Moose 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- STL C. Flood B. Moose 3% 56% Brock Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- STL C. Flood B. Moose 3% 59% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- STL V. Pinson B. Moose 8% 67% Hit By Pitch; Brock to 3B; Flood to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 RR STL J. Torre B. Moose 10% 77% Single to LF; Brock Scores; Flood Scores; Pinson to 2B
t1 2-0 0 12- STL T. McCarver B. Moose 5% 82% Walk; Pinson to 3B; Torre to 2B
t1 2-0 0 123 O STL M. Shannon B. Moose -5% 77% Groundout: 1B-C/Forceout at Hm; Torre to 3B; McCarver to 2B
t1 2-0 1 123 O STL J. Javier B. Moose -5% 72% Lineout: 1B
t1 2-0 2 123 R STL D. Maxvill B. Moose 8% 80% Walk; Torre Scores; McCarver to 3B; Shannon to 2B
t1 3-0 2 123 O STL S. Carlton B. Moose -4% 76% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- PIT M. Alou S. Carlton -6% 70% Double to LF
b1 0-3 0 -2- O PIT R. Davis S. Carlton 4% 74% Strikeout
b1 0-3 1 -2- O PIT W. Stargell S. Carlton 3% 77% Strikeout
b1 0-3 2 -2- O PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton 3% 80% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t2 3-0 0 --- STL L. Brock B. Moose 2% 82% Single to CF
t2 3-0 0 1-- O STL C. Flood B. Moose -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B; Brock to 2B
t2 3-0 1 -2- O STL V. Pinson B. Moose -2% 79% Flyball: LF
t2 3-0 2 -2- O STL J. Torre B. Moose -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- PIT J. Pagan S. Carlton -4% 74% Single to LF
b2 0-3 0 1-- PIT B. Mazeroski S. Carlton -6% 67% Walk; Pagan to 2B
b2 0-3 0 12- R PIT J. May S. Carlton -10% 57% Single to RF; Pagan Scores; Mazeroski to 2B
b2 1-3 0 12- O PIT F. Patek S. Carlton 1% 58% Groundout: C-1B; Mazeroski to 3B; May to 2B
b2 1-3 1 -23 PIT B. Moose S. Carlton -2% 56% Walk
b2 1-3 1 123 OO PIT M. Alou S. Carlton 17% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 5-6-7
t3 3-1 0 --- O STL T. McCarver B. Moose -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t3 3-1 1 --- O STL M. Shannon B. Moose -1% 70% Flyball: RF
t3 3-1 2 --- O STL J. Javier B. Moose -1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 2-3-4
b3 1-3 0 --- PIT R. Davis S. Carlton -4% 65% Walk
b3 1-3 0 1-- OO PIT W. Stargell S. Carlton 9% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
b3 1-3 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton 1% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- STL D. Maxvill B. Moose 3% 77% Walk
t4 3-1 0 1-- STL S. Carlton B. Moose 4% 81% Single (Ground Ball); Maxvill to 2B
t4 3-1 0 12- O STL L. Brock B. Moose -4% 78% Strikeout
t4 3-1 1 12- R STL C. Flood B. Moose 8% 85% Single to CF; Maxvill Scores; Carlton to 2B
Luke Walker replaces Bob Moose pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-1 1 12- O STL V. Pinson L. Walker -2% 83% Flyball: LF
t4 4-1 2 12- O STL J. Torre L. Walker -2% 81% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 5-6-7
b4 1-4 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan S. Carlton 2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski S. Carlton 1% 85% Flyball: LF
b4 1-4 2 --- O PIT J. May S. Carlton 1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 5-6-7
t5 4-1 0 --- STL T. McCarver L. Walker 2% 87% Single to CF
t5 4-1 0 1-- R STL M. Shannon L. Walker 5% 92% Single to RF; McCarver Scores/Adv on E2/No RBI/unER
t5 5-1 0 1-- O STL J. Javier L. Walker -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 5-1 1 1-- STL D. Maxvill L. Walker 1% 92% Walk; Javier to 2B
t5 5-1 1 12- O STL S. Carlton L. Walker -1% 91% Strikeout
t5 5-1 2 12- O STL L. Brock L. Walker -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 8-9-1
b5 1-5 0 --- O PIT F. Patek S. Carlton 2% 92% Flyball: RF
Carl Taylor pinch hits for Luke Walker (P) batting 9th
b5 1-5 1 --- PIT C. Taylor S. Carlton -2% 90% Walk
b5 1-5 1 1-- PIT M. Alou S. Carlton -1% 89% Wild Pitch; Taylor to 2B
b5 1-5 1 -2- O PIT M. Alou S. Carlton 3% 91% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-5 2 -2- PIT R. Davis S. Carlton -1% 90% Single (Ground Ball); Taylor to 3B
b5 1-5 2 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell S. Carlton 3% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 2-3-4
Bruce Dal Canton replaces Carl Taylor (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-1 0 --- O STL C. Flood B. Dal Canton -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-1 1 --- STL V. Pinson B. Dal Canton 2% 95% Triple to RF
t6 5-1 1 --3 O STL J. Torre B. Dal Canton -2% 93% Strikeout
t6 5-1 2 --3 O STL T. McCarver B. Dal Canton -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 4-5-6
b6 1-5 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton 2% 94% Flyball: RF
b6 1-5 1 --- O PIT J. Pagan S. Carlton 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski S. Carlton 1% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 6-7-8
t7 5-1 0 --- O STL M. Shannon B. Dal Canton -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-1 1 --- O STL J. Javier B. Dal Canton -0% 95% Strikeout
t7 5-1 2 --- O STL D. Maxvill B. Dal Canton -0% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 7-8-9
b7 1-5 0 --- O PIT J. May S. Carlton 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-5 1 --- O PIT F. Patek S. Carlton 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
Jose Martinez pinch hits for Bruce Dal Canton (P) batting 9th
b7 1-5 2 --- O PIT J. Martinez S. Carlton 0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Jim Shellenback facing 9-1-2
Jim Shellenback replaces Jose Martinez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-1 0 --- O STL S. Carlton J. Shellenback -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t8 5-1 1 --- O STL L. Brock J. Shellenback -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t8 5-1 2 --- STL C. Flood J. Shellenback 0% 97% Double to LF
t8 5-1 2 -2- R STL V. Pinson J. Shellenback 2% 99% Single to LF; Flood Scores
t8 6-1 2 1-- O STL J. Torre J. Shellenback -0% 98% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b8 1-6 0 --- O PIT M. Alou S. Carlton 1% 99% Groundout: C-1B
b8 1-6 1 --- O PIT R. Davis S. Carlton 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-6 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell S. Carlton 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Pirates' Jim Shellenback facing 5-6-7
t9 6-1 0 --- STL T. McCarver J. Shellenback 0% 100% Single (Ground Ball)
t9 6-1 0 1-- O STL M. Shannon J. Shellenback -0% 99% McCarver Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t9 6-1 1 --- O STL M. Shannon J. Shellenback -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 6-1 2 --- O STL J. Javier J. Shellenback -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 4-5-6
b9 1-6 0 --- PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton -1% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Robertson to 1B
b9 1-6 0 1-- PIT J. Pagan S. Carlton -2% 97% Walk; Robertson to 2B
b9 1-6 0 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski S. Carlton 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Robertson to 3B; Pagan to 2B
b9 1-6 1 -23 RO PIT J. May S. Carlton 2% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Robertson Scores/unER
b9 2-6 2 -2- PIT F. Patek S. Carlton 0% 100% Passed Ball; Pagan to 3B
b9 2-6 2 --3 O PIT F. Patek S. Carlton 0% 100% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.

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