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Standings
CLE
@BOS
1
4
OAK
@CAL
4
0
BAL
@DET
6
7
CHW
@MIL
7
1
KCR
@MIN
4
5
WSA
@NYY
7
2
HOU
@CHC
1
3
NYM
@CIN
2
3
PHI
@MON
1
0
ATL
@PIT
2
0
LAD
@SDP
6
2
STL
@SFG
2
1
Tuesday, April 20, 1971, 8:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 8,755, Time of Game: 1:58
Braves
2
8-4
 Won 4 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Pirates
0
7-6
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Phil Niekro (1-1)
L: Bob Moose (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sonny Jackson CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .292 .314 .396 .710 -0.012 0.56 0.025 -0.037 0.1 3 0
Ralph Garr LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .420 .434 .520 .954 0.009 0.70 0.041 -0.033 -0.1 3 0 SH
Hank Aaron RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .234 .345 .638 .984 0.151 0.69 0.173 -0.022 1.5 1 0 HR,IW
Orlando Cepeda 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .353 .370 .706 1.076 0.048 0.73 0.078 -0.030 0.4 6 1 SB
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .356 .431 .444 .876 -0.065 0.74 0.008 -0.074 -1.0 0 3
Earl Williams 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .450 .500 1.000 1.500 -0.071 0.70 0.000 -0.071 -1.0 1 0
Marty Perez SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .311 .293 .604 -0.062 0.66 0.021 -0.083 -0.9 4 4 CS
Bob Didier C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.039 0.40 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 8 0
Phil Niekro P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.025 0.34 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 1 0
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 1 4 35 .242 .265 .333 .598 -0.066 0.63 0.346 -0.414 -2.0 27 8
HR: H Aaron (6, off B Moose, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SH: R Garr (2, off B Moose).
IBB: H Aaron (3, by B Moose).
TB: H Aaron 4; S Jackson 2; O Cepeda 2; M Perez; R Garr; F Millan.
RBI: H Aaron 2 (12).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Millan-M Perez-O Cepeda 2.
Baserunning
SB: O Cepeda (1, 2nd base off B Moose/M Sanguillen).
CS: M Perez (1, 2nd base by B Moose/M Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .324 .375 .351 .726 0.048 1.19 0.108 -0.061 0.3 2 4
Richie Hebner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .176 .263 .235 .498 -0.213 1.67 0.000 -0.213 -1.4 0 1 GDP
Vic Davalillo RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .313 .313 .313 .625 0.130 1.18 0.153 -0.023 0.9 1 0
Willie Stargell LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .292 .352 .688 1.039 -0.069 1.84 0.076 -0.145 -0.9 4 0
   Gene Clines PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Al Oliver CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .191 .255 .213 .468 -0.282 2.10 0.000 -0.282 -1.6 3 0 GDP
Bob Robertson 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .209 .358 .442 .800 -0.054 0.73 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 8 3
Manny Sanguillen C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220 .235 .300 .535 0.031 1.16 0.076 -0.045 0.0 5 1
Gene Alley SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .375 .375 1.000 1.375 -0.049 1.40 0.033 -0.082 -0.2 3 5 3B
Bob Moose P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.057 1.08 0.000 -0.057 -0.4 1 1
   Roberto Clemente PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255 .271 .383 .654 -0.051 2.22 0.000 -0.051 -0.3
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 1 7 32 .194 .219 .258 .477 -0.566 1.44 0.446 -1.013 -4.0 27 15
3B: G Alley (1, off P Niekro).
TB: G Alley 3; V Davalillo 2; D Cash 2; M Sanguillen.
GIDP: R Hebner (1); A Oliver (3).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (1-1) 9 6 0 0 1 7 0 3.52 32 81 0.568 1.44 4.0
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 7 0 0.00 32 81 0.568 1.44 4.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Moose, L (1-1) 8 8 2 2 1 4 1 3.13 32 61 0.054 0.67 1.5
Dave Giusti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.014 0.18 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 1 4 1 2.00 35 61 0 0 0.068 0.63 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: P Niekro (1); B Moose 2 (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Moose (2; H Aaron).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Tony Venzon.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: 8,755.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Sonny Jackson CF 1 Dave Cash 2B
2 Ralph Garr LF 2 Richie Hebner 3B
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Vic Davalillo RF
4 Orlando Cepeda 1B 4 Willie Stargell LF
5 Felix Millan 2B 5 Al Oliver CF
6 Earl Williams 3B 6 Bob Robertson 1B
7 Marty Perez SS 7 Manny Sanguillen C
8 Bob Didier C 8 Gene Alley SS
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Bob Moose P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-2 1 12- OO PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 18% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 -2- RR ATL H. Aaron B. Moose 17% 69% Home Run; Garr Scores
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO PIT R. Hebner P. Niekro 11% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 9% 71% Flyball: 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-- PIT V. Davalillo P. Niekro -8% 63% Single; Cash to 3B

Play By Play

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' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL S. Jackson B. Moose -2% 48% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- ATL R. Garr B. Moose 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- ATL H. Aaron B. Moose 2% 52% Wild Pitch; Garr to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- RR ATL H. Aaron B. Moose 17% 69% Home Run; Garr Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- ATL O. Cepeda B. Moose 2% 71% Single
t1 2-0 1 1-- ATL F. Millan B. Moose 1% 72% Wild Pitch; Cepeda to 2B
t1 2-0 1 -2- O ATL F. Millan B. Moose -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cepeda to 3B
t1 2-0 2 --3 O ATL E. Williams B. Moose -3% 67% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Cash P. Niekro 2% 69% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner P. Niekro 1% 71% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 2 --- O PIT V. Davalillo P. Niekro 1% 72% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O ATL M. Perez B. Moose -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- O ATL B. Didier B. Moose -1% 69% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro B. Moose -1% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 2% 70% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 2% 72% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson P. Niekro 1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O ATL S. Jackson B. Moose -2% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 2-0 1 --- O ATL R. Garr B. Moose -1% 70% Strikeout
t3 2-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Moose -1% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen P. Niekro 3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O PIT G. Alley P. Niekro 2% 74% Flyball: 1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O PIT B. Moose P. Niekro 1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- ATL O. Cepeda B. Moose 3% 78% Single
t4 2-0 0 1-- ATL F. Millan B. Moose 2% 80% Cepeda Steals 2B
t4 2-0 0 -2- O ATL F. Millan B. Moose -3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 1 -2- O ATL E. Williams B. Moose -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B; Cepeda to 3B
t4 2-0 2 --3 O ATL M. Perez B. Moose -3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- PIT D. Cash P. Niekro -5% 67% Single
b4 0-2 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner P. Niekro 4% 71% Lineout: CF
b4 0-2 1 1-- PIT V. Davalillo P. Niekro -8% 63% Single; Cash to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 9% 71% Flyball: 3B
b4 0-2 2 1-3 O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 6% 77% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- O ATL B. Didier B. Moose -2% 76% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro B. Moose -1% 75% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 2 --- ATL S. Jackson B. Moose 1% 75% Single
t5 2-0 2 1-- O ATL R. Garr B. Moose -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson P. Niekro 3% 77% Strikeout
b5 0-2 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen P. Niekro 2% 79% Flyball: RF
b5 0-2 2 --- PIT G. Alley P. Niekro -3% 75% Triple
b5 0-2 2 --3 O PIT B. Moose P. Niekro 5% 80% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 3-4-5
t6 2-0 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Moose -1% 79% Flyball: CF
t6 2-0 1 --- O ATL O. Cepeda B. Moose -1% 77% Flyball: RF
t6 2-0 2 --- ATL F. Millan B. Moose 1% 78% Single
t6 2-0 2 1-- O ATL E. Williams B. Moose -2% 77% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b6 0-2 0 --- PIT D. Cash P. Niekro -6% 71% Single
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO PIT R. Hebner P. Niekro 11% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 0-2 2 --- O PIT V. Davalillo P. Niekro 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 7-8-9
t7 2-0 0 --- ATL M. Perez B. Moose 2% 86% Single
t7 2-0 0 1-- O ATL B. Didier B. Moose -3% 82% Perez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B-P-2B-C)
t7 2-0 1 --- O ATL B. Didier B. Moose -1% 81% Strikeout
t7 2-0 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro B. Moose -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 4% 84% Strikeout
b7 0-2 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 2% 87% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 0-2 2 --- O PIT B. Robertson P. Niekro 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t8 2-0 0 --- ATL S. Jackson B. Moose 2% 90% Single
t8 2-0 0 1-- O ATL R. Garr B. Moose -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Jackson to 2B
t8 2-0 1 -2- ATL H. Aaron B. Moose 1% 90% Intentional Walk
t8 2-0 1 12- O ATL O. Cepeda B. Moose -2% 88% Flyball: SS
t8 2-0 2 12- O ATL F. Millan B. Moose -2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b8 0-2 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen P. Niekro -8% 78% Single
b8 0-2 0 1-- O PIT G. Alley P. Niekro 7% 85% Flyball: CF
Roberto Clemente pinch hits for Bob Moose (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 1 1-- O PIT R. Clemente P. Niekro 5% 90% Strikeout
b8 0-2 2 1-- O PIT D. Cash P. Niekro 4% 94% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 6-7-8
Dave Giusti replaces Roberto Clemente (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-0 0 --- O ATL E. Williams D. Giusti -1% 93% Flyball: LF
t9 2-0 1 --- O ATL M. Perez D. Giusti -0% 92% Flyball: 2B
t9 2-0 2 --- O ATL B. Didier D. Giusti -0% 92% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
b9 0-2 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner P. Niekro 4% 96% Flyball: SS
b9 0-2 1 --- PIT V. Davalillo P. Niekro -6% 91% Single
b9 0-2 1 1-- PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro -1% 89% Wild Pitch; Davalillo to 2B
b9 0-2 1 -2- PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro -8% 82% Walk
Gene Clines pinch runs for Willie Stargell (LF) batting 4th
b9 0-2 1 12- OO PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 18% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.

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