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@BOS
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@CHW
4
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@MIL
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2
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@SDP
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@SFG
0
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@STL
2
1
Tuesday, August 10, 1971, 9:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 21,789, Time of Game: 2:23
Cubs
2
63-51
 Won 2 
2nd, 6 GB
at Pirates
1
70-46
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Juan Pizarro (4-1)
L: Bruce Kison (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  5  0
Pirates         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .270 .342 .344 .686 -0.060 0.84 0.028 -0.088 -0.5 1 1
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .359 .387 .418 .806 0.003 0.95 0.073 -0.070 -0.0 3 3 GDP
Billy Williams LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .309 .391 .517 .909 0.017 1.19 0.073 -0.056 -0.1 2 0
Joe Pepitone 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .308 .353 .505 .858 -0.196 1.50 0.000 -0.196 -1.4 11 0 GDP
Jim Hickman RF 2 1 1 0 1 1 4 .264 .354 .466 .820 0.121 1.10 0.143 -0.023 0.6 1 0 2B,HBP,IW
   Cleo James PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .268 .211 .479 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Santo 3B 1 1 0 0 3 1 4 .267 .362 .440 .802 0.081 1.44 0.109 -0.027 0.7 0 3
Brock Davis CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280 .347 .338 .684 0.021 2.23 0.144 -0.123 -0.4 3 0 SH
J.C. Martin C 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .253 .312 .333 .645 0.010 1.63 0.047 -0.037 -0.3 5 1 SF
Juan Pizarro P 3 0 0 1 0 2 4 .083 .143 .083 .226 -0.046 1.67 0.060 -0.106 -0.7 1 1 SF,GDP
Team Totals 27 2 5 2 6 7 37 .185 .333 .222 .556 -0.049 1.38 0.677 -0.726 -2.0 27 9
2B: J Hickman (9, off B Kison).
SF: J Martin (1, off B Kison); J Pizarro (1, off B Kison).
SH: B Davis (3, off B Kison).
IBB: J Hickman (6, by B Veale).
HBP: J Hickman (3, by B Kison).
TB: J Hickman 2; G Beckert 2; D Kessinger; B Williams.
GIDP: J Pepitone (12); G Beckert (12); J Pizarro (1).
RBI: J Martin (13); J Pizarro (1).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
PB: J Martin (4).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B-3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .311 .378 .383 .761 -0.033 1.09 0.040 -0.073 -0.1 2 4
Gene Clines CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .304 .367 .387 .754 -0.112 1.44 0.035 -0.146 -0.9 2 0 CS
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .327 .351 .501 .852 -0.117 1.54 0.021 -0.138 -0.5 0 0
Willie Stargell LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .303 .390 .665 1.054 0.093 1.36 0.165 -0.073 -0.3 2 0 2B
   Vic Davalillo PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .314 .347 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .324 .351 .435 .786 0.039 1.75 0.078 -0.038 0.1 8 0
Bob Robertson 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .264 .353 .500 .853 -0.002 2.69 0.150 -0.151 0.3 5 2 HR
Gene Alley SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .240 .312 .380 .692 -0.047 2.79 0.030 -0.077 -0.4 4 4 IW
Bill Mazeroski 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .319 .305 .624 -0.066 0.90 0.000 -0.066 -0.5 0 0
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .143 .077 .220 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Al Oliver PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .280 .316 .405 .721 -0.259 10.72 0.000 -0.259 -0.7
Bruce Kison P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .053 .053 .105 .158 0.013 0.65 0.027 -0.014 0.1 1 0
   Bob Veale P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Rennie Stennett 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .303 .355 .658 -0.060 2.44 0.000 -0.060 -0.2 1 1
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 3 6 35 .156 .229 .281 .510 -0.551 1.92 0.546 -1.095 -3.0 27 11
2B: W Stargell (20, off J Pizarro).
HR: B Robertson (23, off J Pizarro, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: G Alley (14, by J Pizarro).
TB: B Robertson 4; M Sanguillen 2; W Stargell 2; R Clemente.
RBI: B Robertson (53).
2-out RBI: B Robertson.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Cash-G Alley-B Robertson; G Alley-D Cash-B Robertson; B Robertson-G Alley-B Kison.
E: B Kison (1).
Baserunning
CS: G Clines (5, 2nd base by J Pizarro/J Martin).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Pizarro, W (4-1) 9 5 1 1 3 6 1 2.40 35 76 0.551 1.92 3.0
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 35 76 0.551 1.92 3.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bruce Kison, L (3-3) 7 5 2 1 4 5 0 2.70 29 62 -0.057 1.44 0.7
Bob Veale 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.26 3 1 0 0.037 1.21 0.4
Dave Giusti 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.46 5 2 0 0.071 1.10 0.8
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 6 7 0 1.00 37 62 3 0 0.051 1.38 2.0
B Kison faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Kison (4; J Hickman).
IBB: J Pizarro (1; G Alley); B Veale (2; J Hickman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 21,789.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Dave Cash 2B
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Gene Clines CF
3 Billy Williams LF 3 Roberto Clemente RF
4 Joe Pepitone 1B 4 Willie Stargell LF
5 Jim Hickman RF 5 Manny Sanguillen C
6 Ron Santo 3B 6 Bob Robertson 1B
7 Brock Davis CF 7 Gene Alley SS
8 J.C. Martin C 8 Bill Mazeroski 3B
9 Juan Pizarro P 9 Bruce Kison P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-2 2 123 O PIT A. Oliver J. Pizarro 26% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-2 1 --- PIT W. Stargell J. Pizarro -17% 74% Double to LF
b4 0-0 2 --- R PIT B. Robertson J. Pizarro -15% 34% Home Run
t7 0-1 0 12- CHC B. Davis B. Kison 14% 61% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Hickman to 3B; Santo to 2B
t6 0-1 1 12- OO CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -14% 25% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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' Bruce Kison facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert B. Kison -1% 46% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Williams B. Kison 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Pizarro 2% 48% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT G. Clines J. Pizarro 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Pizarro 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman B. Kison -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Santo B. Kison 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Davis B. Kison -3% 47% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC J. Martin B. Kison -2% 45% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell J. Pizarro 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- PIT M. Sanguillen J. Pizarro -3% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Robertson J. Pizarro 2% 47% Groundout: P unassisted; Sanguillen to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O PIT G. Alley J. Pizarro 3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Pizarro B. Kison -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison 3% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC G. Beckert B. Kison -6% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Pizarro 2% 47% Popfly: 1B
b3 0-0 1 --- PIT B. Kison J. Pizarro -3% 44% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Kison to 1B
b3 0-0 1 1-- PIT D. Cash J. Pizarro -4% 40% Walk; Kison to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- O PIT G. Clines J. Pizarro 5% 45% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-0 2 12- O PIT R. Clemente J. Pizarro 5% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams B. Kison -3% 47% Lineout: 1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -2% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-0 2 --- CHC J. Hickman B. Kison 1% 47% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo B. Kison -3% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell J. Pizarro 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Pizarro 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- R PIT B. Robertson J. Pizarro -15% 34% Home Run
b4 1-0 2 --- O PIT G. Alley J. Pizarro 1% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Davis B. Kison -3% 32% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 --- CHC J. Martin B. Kison 4% 35% Walk
t5 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC J. Pizarro B. Kison -7% 28% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Pizarro 2% 30% Groundout: P-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O PIT B. Kison J. Pizarro 1% 31% Popfly: 1B
b5 1-0 2 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Pizarro 1% 32% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 1-2-3
t6 0-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison -4% 29% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 1 --- CHC G. Beckert B. Kison 4% 33% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 0-1 1 1-- CHC B. Williams B. Kison 6% 39% Single to RF; Beckert to 2B
t6 0-1 1 12- OO CHC J. Pepitone B. Kison -14% 25% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- O PIT G. Clines J. Pizarro 2% 27% Strikeout
b6 1-0 1 --- PIT R. Clemente J. Pizarro -2% 25% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b6 1-0 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell J. Pizarro 2% 27% Strikeout
b6 1-0 2 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen J. Pizarro 2% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 5-6-7
t7 0-1 0 --- CHC J. Hickman B. Kison 12% 41% Double to LF
t7 0-1 0 -2- CHC R. Santo B. Kison 6% 47% Walk
t7 0-1 0 12- CHC B. Davis B. Kison 14% 61% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Hickman to 3B; Santo to 2B
t7 0-1 0 123 RO CHC J. Martin B. Kison 1% 63% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hickman Scores; Santo to 3B
t7 1-1 1 1-3 RO CHC J. Pizarro B. Kison 6% 69% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Santo Scores/unER
t7 2-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Kison -2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b7 1-2 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson J. Pizarro 5% 71% Popfly: 2B
b7 1-2 1 --- O PIT G. Alley J. Pizarro 3% 74% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Pizarro 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Bruce Kison facing 2-3-4
t8 2-1 0 --- CHC G. Beckert B. Kison 3% 80% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
Bob Veale replaces Bruce Kison pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-1 0 1-- O CHC B. Williams B. Veale -3% 77% Strikeout
t8 2-1 1 1-- O CHC J. Pepitone B. Veale -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-P; Beckert to 2B
t8 2-1 2 -2- CHC J. Hickman B. Veale 1% 76% Intentional Walk
Dave Giusti replaces Bill Mazeroski (3B) pitching and batting 8th
Rennie Stennett replaces Bob Veale (P) playing 2B batting 9th
Dave Cash moves from 2B to 3B
Cleo James pinch runs for Jim Hickman (RF) batting 5th
t8 2-1 2 12- CHC R. Santo D. Giusti 2% 78% Walk; Beckert to 3B; James to 2B
t8 2-1 2 123 O CHC B. Davis D. Giusti -6% 72% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 9-1-2
Cleo James moves from PR to RF
b8 1-2 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett J. Pizarro 6% 78% Flyball: CF
b8 1-2 1 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Pizarro 4% 82% Flyball: LF
b8 1-2 2 --- PIT G. Clines J. Pizarro -3% 79% Walk
b8 1-2 2 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Pizarro 6% 85% Clines Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 8-9-1
t9 2-1 0 --- O CHC J. Martin D. Giusti -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-1 1 --- O CHC J. Pizarro D. Giusti -1% 83% Strikeout
t9 2-1 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger D. Giusti -1% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Juan Pizarro facing 3-4-5
b9 1-2 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Pizarro 8% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-2 1 --- PIT W. Stargell J. Pizarro -17% 74% Double to LF
Vic Davalillo pinch runs for Willie Stargell (LF) batting 4th
b9 1-2 1 -2- PIT M. Sanguillen J. Pizarro -5% 68% Single to SS; Davalillo stays at 2B
b9 1-2 1 12- O PIT B. Robertson J. Pizarro 9% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B; Davalillo to 3B; Sanguillen to 2B
b9 1-2 2 -23 PIT G. Alley J. Pizarro -3% 74% Intentional Walk
Al Oliver pinch hits for Dave Giusti (P) batting 8th
b9 1-2 2 123 O PIT A. Oliver J. Pizarro 26% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.

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