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MIL
@CHW
3
7
BAL
@CLE
0
4
BAL
@CLE
7
1
OAK
@KCR
3
5
CAL
@MIN
1
2
 
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DET
@NYY
2
1
DET
@NYY
5
7
BOS
@WSA
2
5
ATL
@LAD
4
1
CHC
@MON
4
2
PHI
@PIT
0
4
PHI
@PIT
3
8
HOU
@SDP
8
6
CIN
@SFG
3
9
NYM
@STL
0
3
Thursday, August 6, 1970,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 26,664, Time of Game: 2:23
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Phillies
3
49-59
 Lost 5 
5th, 11½ GB
at Pirates
8
62-49
 Won 4 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        2  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    3  6  1
Pirates         1  0  5   0  0  0   2  0  X    8 11  1

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Taylor 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .357 .442 .799 0.037 0.73 0.091 -0.054 0.2 4 2 3B
Oscar Gamble CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .333 .343 .676 -0.006 0.66 0.035 -0.041 -0.3 2 0
John Briggs LF 3 1 1 2 0 1 4 .244 .327 .381 .708 0.016 0.70 0.054 -0.037 0.4 4 0 HR,SF
Deron Johnson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .249 .328 .478 .806 -0.057 0.67 0.000 -0.057 -0.8 4 0
Ron Stone RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .282 .344 .396 .740 0.110 0.55 0.124 -0.015 0.9 3 0 3B
Don Money 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .304 .370 .482 .852 -0.050 0.64 0.009 -0.059 -0.7 1 0
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .240 .272 .286 .557 -0.040 0.76 0.049 -0.089 -0.6 1 5 SB
Doc Edwards C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .268 .307 .268 .574 -0.024 0.96 0.029 -0.054 -0.2 5 1
Bill Champion P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 0
   Barry Lersch P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.018 1.19 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 0
   Rick Joseph PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .260 .323 .583 -0.014 0.58 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
   Fred Wenz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Hoerner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .873 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 1 5 34 .188 .206 .406 .612 -0.056 0.69 0.391 -0.448 -1.4 24 8
3B: T Taylor (5, off B Dal Canton); R Stone (4, off B Dal Canton).
HR: J Briggs (5, off B Dal Canton, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: J Briggs (1, off B Dal Canton).
TB: J Briggs 4; T Taylor 3; R Stone 3; D Edwards; D Money; L Bowa.
RBI: J Briggs 2 (28); R Stone (23).
2-out RBI: R Stone.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Taylor-L Bowa-D Johnson.
E: L Bowa (7).
Baserunning
SB: L Bowa (12, 2nd base off B Dal Canton/J May).
Pickoffs: L Bowa (2nd base by B Dal Canton).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 4 3 4 0 1 0 5 .301 .379 .412 .790 0.114 0.48 0.114 0.000 2.3 1 2 3B
Matty Alou CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .285 .317 .347 .663 0.208 0.80 0.214 -0.006 1.4 1 0
Al Oliver RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .283 .329 .461 .791 0.108 1.13 0.183 -0.075 1.6 3 0 3B
Willie Stargell LF 2 0 0 2 0 1 4 .255 .320 .508 .828 -0.043 0.76 0.004 -0.046 -1.0 2 0 2·SF
   Johnny Jeter LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .324 .366 .689 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Richie Hebner 3B 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .271 .342 .412 .754 0.029 0.61 0.036 -0.007 -0.2 3 0 HBP,GDP,IW
Bob Robertson 1B 3 1 1 3 1 0 4 .305 .386 .581 .967 0.112 0.90 0.160 -0.047 1.9 10 0 HR
Dave Cash 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .309 .369 .455 .823 -0.038 0.64 0.041 -0.079 -1.0 1 2 CS
Jerry May C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .182 .283 .236 .520 -0.027 0.27 0.000 -0.027 -0.7 5 1
Bruce Dal Canton P 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .000 .176 .000 .176 -0.021 0.22 0.001 -0.022 -0.2 0 2
Team Totals 31 8 11 8 4 5 38 .355 .421 .581 1.002 0.442 0.65 0.753 -0.309 4.1 27 7
3B: A Oliver (5, off B Champion); F Patek (5, off F Wenz).
HR: B Robertson (17, off B Lersch, 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: W Stargell 2 (5, 1 off J Hoerner, 1 off B Champion).
IBB: R Hebner (5, by B Lersch).
HBP: R Hebner (4, by B Champion).
TB: F Patek 6; A Oliver 4; B Robertson 4; M Alou 3; D Cash.
GIDP: R Hebner (7).
RBI: B Robertson 3 (56); W Stargell 2 (57); A Oliver 2 (60); M Alou (38).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
E: R Hebner (11).
Baserunning
CS: D Cash (2, 2nd base by B Champion/D Edwards).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Champion, L (0-1) 2 5 4 4 1 1 0 12.00 12 30 -0.323 1.35 -2.9
Barry Lersch 4 2 2 2 1 3 1 3.60 15 1 1 -0.081 0.44 -0.1
Fred Wenz 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.26 3 0 0 -0.042 0.24 -2.3
Joe Hoerner 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.98 8 2 1 0.004 0.04 1.3
Team Totals 8 11 8 8 4 5 1 9.00 38 30 3 2 -0.442 0.65 -4.1
B Champion faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning.
F Wenz faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Dal Canton, W (7-1) 9 6 3 2 1 5 1 3.54 34 69 0.058 0.69 1.4
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 1 5 1 2.00 34 69 0.058 0.69 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Champion (1; R Hebner).
IBB: B Lersch (3; R Hebner).
Pickoffs: B Dal Canton (1; L Bowa, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Dick Tremblay.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 26,664.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Tony Taylor 2B 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Oscar Gamble CF 2 Matty Alou CF
3 John Briggs LF 3 Al Oliver RF
4 Deron Johnson 1B 4 Willie Stargell LF
5 Ron Stone RF 5 Richie Hebner 3B
6 Don Money 3B 6 Bob Robertson 1B
7 Larry Bowa SS 7 Dave Cash 2B
8 Doc Edwards C 8 Jerry May C
9 Bill Champion P 9 Bruce Dal Canton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-2 0 1-3 RR PIT A. Oliver B. Champion 17% 76% Triple (LF-CF); Patek Scores; Alou Scores
b3 3-2 1 1-3 RRR PIT B. Robertson B. Lersch 16% 89% Home Run; Oliver Scores; Hebner Scores
b3 1-2 0 1-- PIT M. Alou B. Champion 11% 59% Single to RF; Patek to 3B
t1 1-0 2 -2- R PHI R. Stone B. Dal Canton -10% 32% Triple (LF-CF); Gamble Scores/unER
b1 0-2 0 1-- PIT M. Alou B. Champion 10% 48% Single to CF; Patek to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHI T. Taylor B. Dal Canton -9% 41% Triple to LF
t1 0-0 0 --3 PHI O. Gamble B. Dal Canton -3% 37% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Taylor stays at 3B; Gamble to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 RO PHI J. Briggs B. Dal Canton 2% 40% Lineout: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Taylor Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- O PHI D. Johnson B. Dal Canton 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B; Gamble to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- R PHI R. Stone B. Dal Canton -10% 32% Triple (LF-CF); Gamble Scores/unER
t1 2-0 2 --3 O PHI D. Money B. Dal Canton 3% 34% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Bill Champion facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- PIT F. Patek B. Champion 4% 38% Walk
b1 0-2 0 1-- PIT M. Alou B. Champion 10% 48% Single to CF; Patek to 3B
b1 0-2 0 1-3 O PIT A. Oliver B. Champion -6% 41% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 1 1-3 RO PIT W. Stargell B. Champion 0% 42% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Patek Scores
b1 1-2 2 1-- PIT R. Hebner B. Champion 2% 44% Hit By Pitch; Alou to 2B
b1 1-2 2 12- O PIT B. Robertson B. Champion -4% 39% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 7-8-9
t2 2-1 0 --- PHI L. Bowa B. Dal Canton -3% 36% Single to 1B
t2 2-1 0 1-- O PHI D. Edwards B. Dal Canton 2% 38% Strikeout, Bowa Steals 2B
t2 2-1 1 -2- O PHI B. Champion B. Dal Canton 5% 43% Bowa Picked off 2B (P-SS)
t2 2-1 2 --- O PHI B. Champion B. Dal Canton 1% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Phillies' Bill Champion facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- PIT D. Cash B. Champion 4% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b2 1-2 0 1-- O PIT J. May B. Champion -7% 41% Cash Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 1-2 1 --- O PIT J. May B. Champion -2% 40% Strikeout
b2 1-2 2 --- O PIT B. Dal Canton B. Champion -1% 38% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- O PHI T. Taylor B. Dal Canton 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-1 1 --- O PHI O. Gamble B. Dal Canton 2% 42% Flyball: RF
t3 2-1 2 --- O PHI J. Briggs B. Dal Canton 1% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Phillies' Bill Champion facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- PIT F. Patek B. Champion 4% 48% Single to CF
b3 1-2 0 1-- PIT M. Alou B. Champion 11% 59% Single to RF; Patek to 3B
b3 1-2 0 1-3 RR PIT A. Oliver B. Champion 17% 76% Triple (LF-CF); Patek Scores; Alou Scores
Barry Lersch replaces Bill Champion pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-2 0 --3 O PIT W. Stargell B. Lersch -4% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 3-2 1 --3 PIT R. Hebner B. Lersch 2% 73% Intentional Walk
b3 3-2 1 1-3 RRR PIT B. Robertson B. Lersch 16% 89% Home Run; Oliver Scores; Hebner Scores
b3 6-2 1 --- O PIT D. Cash B. Lersch -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b3 6-2 2 --- O PIT J. May B. Lersch -0% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 6.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-6, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 4-5-6
t4 2-6 0 --- O PHI D. Johnson B. Dal Canton 2% 90% Strikeout
t4 2-6 1 --- O PHI R. Stone B. Dal Canton 1% 91% Flyball: LF
t4 2-6 2 --- PHI D. Money B. Dal Canton -1% 90% Single to LF
t4 2-6 2 1-- O PHI L. Bowa B. Dal Canton 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-2, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 9-1-2
b4 6-2 0 --- O PIT B. Dal Canton B. Lersch -1% 91% Strikeout
b4 6-2 1 --- PIT F. Patek B. Lersch 1% 92% Single to CF
b4 6-2 1 1-- O PIT M. Alou B. Lersch -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B; Patek to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch)
b4 6-2 2 -2- O PIT A. Oliver B. Lersch -1% 90% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 6.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-6, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 8-9-1
t5 2-6 0 --- PHI D. Edwards B. Dal Canton -3% 87% Single to LF
t5 2-6 0 1-- O PHI B. Lersch B. Dal Canton 2% 89% Groundout: P-1B; Edwards to 2B
t5 2-6 1 -2- O PHI T. Taylor B. Dal Canton 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-6 2 -2- O PHI O. Gamble B. Dal Canton 2% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-2, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 4-5-6
b5 6-2 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell B. Lersch -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b5 6-2 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner B. Lersch -0% 93% Flyball: CF
b5 6-2 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson B. Lersch -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Pirates 6.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-6, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 3-4-5
t6 2-6 0 --- R PHI J. Briggs B. Dal Canton -5% 87% Home Run
t6 3-6 0 --- O PHI D. Johnson B. Dal Canton 2% 89% Strikeout
t6 3-6 1 --- PHI R. Stone B. Dal Canton -3% 87% Walk
t6 3-6 1 1-- O PHI D. Money B. Dal Canton 3% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 3-6 2 1-- O PHI L. Bowa B. Dal Canton 2% 92% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-3, Phillies' Barry Lersch facing 7-8-9
b6 6-3 0 --- O PIT D. Cash B. Lersch -1% 91% Lineout: RF
b6 6-3 1 --- O PIT J. May B. Lersch -1% 90% Popfly: 3B
b6 6-3 2 --- O PIT B. Dal Canton B. Lersch -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 6.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 3-6, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 8-9-1
t7 3-6 0 --- O PHI D. Edwards B. Dal Canton 2% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Rick Joseph pinch hits for Barry Lersch (P) batting 9th
t7 3-6 1 --- O PHI R. Joseph B. Dal Canton 1% 94% Lineout: LF
t7 3-6 2 --- O PHI T. Taylor B. Dal Canton 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-3, Phillies' Fred Wenz facing 1-2-3
Fred Wenz replaces Rick Joseph (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 6-3 0 --- PIT F. Patek F. Wenz 2% 97% Triple to LF (Deep LF)
b7 6-3 0 --3 R PIT M. Alou F. Wenz 1% 98% Single to LF; Patek Scores
b7 7-3 0 1-- PIT A. Oliver F. Wenz 1% 99% Single to CF; Alou to 3B
Joe Hoerner replaces Fred Wenz pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-3 0 1-3 RO PIT W. Stargell J. Hoerner 0% 99% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Alou Scores
b7 8-3 1 1-- OO PIT R. Hebner J. Hoerner -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 8.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 3-8, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 2-3-4
Johnny Jeter replaces Willie Stargell playing LF batting 4th
t8 3-8 0 --- O PHI O. Gamble B. Dal Canton 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-8 1 --- O PHI J. Briggs B. Dal Canton 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 3-8 2 --- O PHI D. Johnson B. Dal Canton 0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-3, Phillies' Joe Hoerner facing 6-7-8
b8 8-3 0 --- PIT B. Robertson J. Hoerner 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-3 0 1-- O PIT D. Cash J. Hoerner -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 8-3 1 1-- O PIT J. May J. Hoerner -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 8-3 2 1-- PIT B. Dal Canton J. Hoerner 0% 100% Walk; Robertson to 2B
b8 8-3 2 12- PIT F. Patek J. Hoerner 0% 100% Single to LF; Robertson to 3B; Dal Canton to 2B
b8 8-3 2 123 O PIT M. Alou J. Hoerner -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 8.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 3-8, Pirates' Bruce Dal Canton facing 5-6-7
t9 3-8 0 --- O PHI R. Stone B. Dal Canton 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 3-8 1 --- O PHI D. Money B. Dal Canton 0% 100% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t9 3-8 2 --- O PHI L. Bowa B. Dal Canton 0% 100% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Pirates 8.

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