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3
8
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1
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@SEA
2
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5
1
Wednesday, May 11, 1977, 7:39PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 6,816, Time of Game: 2:15
Braves
1
8-22
 Lost 17 
6th, 15½ GB
at Pirates
2
20-7
 Won 11 
1st
L: Phil Niekro (0-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  8  0
Pirates         1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  2

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Royster SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .262 .252 .514 -0.153 1.62 0.036 -0.189 -1.0 2 1
   Rowland Office PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .268 .299 .321 .621 -0.201 6.86 0.000 -0.201 -0.6
Rod Gilbreath 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .209 .266 .233 .499 -0.149 1.62 0.000 -0.149 -1.0 1 1 SH
Junior Moore 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .333 .385 .361 .746 -0.123 1.24 0.000 -0.123 -0.9 2 2
Jeff Burroughs RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .313 .391 .527 .917 0.025 0.96 0.073 -0.048 -0.1 1 0
Cito Gaston LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .138 .219 .138 .357 -0.094 1.52 0.040 -0.133 -0.4 5 0
Tom Paciorek 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .214 .228 .393 .621 -0.069 1.65 0.062 -0.131 -0.0 6 0
Vic Correll C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .257 .350 .400 .750 -0.034 1.62 0.082 -0.116 -0.7 4 1
   Pat Rockett PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .297 .253 .550 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Barry Bonnell CF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .267 .267 .333 .600 0.197 2.14 0.289 -0.092 2.1 3 0 2B
Phil Niekro P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .222 .222 .444 -0.158 1.90 0.000 -0.158 -1.3 0 1 SH
   Darrel Chaney PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .235 .235 .353 .588 0.122 2.80 0.122 0.000 0.4 2B
Team Totals 34 1 8 1 1 5 37 .235 .257 .294 .551 -0.637 1.75 0.704 -1.340 -3.5 24 6
2B: B Bonnell (1, off J Candelaria); D Chaney (2, off J Candelaria).
SH: R Gilbreath (2, off J Candelaria); P Niekro (2, off J Candelaria).
TB: B Bonnell 4; D Chaney 2; J Burroughs; J Royster; T Paciorek; V Correll.
RBI: B Bonnell (1).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .302 .345 .647 -0.130 1.25 0.000 -0.130 -1.4 3 0
Frank Taveras SS 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .292 .317 .609 -0.041 0.80 0.024 -0.066 -0.4 0 2
Dave Parker RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .434 .472 .717 1.188 0.182 0.87 0.234 -0.051 1.6 3 0 HR,CS
Al Oliver LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .330 .386 .495 .881 -0.087 0.87 0.022 -0.110 -0.9 0 0
Willie Stargell 1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .360 .429 .760 1.189 0.062 1.24 0.077 -0.016 0.7 8 0 2B,2·IW
Rennie Stennett 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .307 .357 .396 .753 0.011 1.37 0.095 -0.084 0.0 7 2
Phil Garner 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .268 .349 .454 .802 -0.078 1.20 0.014 -0.092 -0.9 0 4
Duffy Dyer C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .328 .444 .772 0.005 0.89 0.051 -0.046 0.2 6 1
John Candelaria P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .100 .250 .100 .350 -0.061 1.02 0.022 -0.083 -0.7 0 1
   Rich Gossage P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 6 2 5 5 35 .200 .314 .333 .648 -0.137 1.05 0.539 -0.678 -2.0 27 10
2B: W Stargell (2, off P Niekro).
HR: D Parker (6, off P Niekro, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
IBB: W Stargell 2 (3, 2 by P Niekro).
TB: D Parker 5; W Stargell 2; R Stennett; A Oliver; D Dyer.
RBI: D Parker (31); R Stennett (12).
2-out RBI: R Stennett.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: F Taveras (6); O Moreno (4).
Baserunning
CS: D Parker (9, 3rd base by P Niekro/V Correll).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, L (0-7) 8 6 2 2 5 5 1 6.21 35 62 0.138 1.05 2.0
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 5 5 1 2.25 35 62 0.138 1.05 2.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Candelaria, W (4-0) 8.2 8 1 0 1 4 0 1.56 36 69 0.436 1.61 2.9
Rich Gossage, S (6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.09 1 2 0 0.201 6.86 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 1 0 1 5 0 0.00 37 69 2 0 0.637 1.75 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: P Niekro 3 (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: P Niekro 2 (3; W Stargell, W Stargell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 6,816.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jerry Royster SS 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Rod Gilbreath 2B 2 Frank Taveras SS
3 Junior Moore 3B 3 Dave Parker RF
4 Jeff Burroughs RF 4 Al Oliver LF
5 Cito Gaston LF 5 Willie Stargell 1B
6 Tom Paciorek 1B 6 Rennie Stennett 2B
7 Vic Correll C 7 Phil Garner 3B
8 Barry Bonnell CF 8 Duffy Dyer C
9 Phil Niekro P 9 John Candelaria P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 2 -23 O ATL R. Office R. Gossage 20% 100% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 12- R ATL B. Bonnell J. Candelaria -15% 41% Single to CF; Gaston Scores/unER; Paciorek to 3B; Bonnell to 2B/Adv on E8
t9 1-2 2 1-- ATL D. Chaney J. Candelaria -12% 80% Ground-rule Double (LF-CF); Rockett to 3B
b3 1-1 1 --- R PIT D. Parker P. Niekro 12% 65% Home Run
b1 0-0 2 123 R PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro 10% 67% Single to 3B; Taveras Scores; Parker to 3B; Stargell to 2B

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' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- ATL J. Royster J. Candelaria -4% 46% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Candelaria 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Royster to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O ATL J. Moore J. Candelaria 3% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Royster to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O ATL J. Burroughs J. Candelaria 4% 55% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno P. Niekro -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro 2% 55% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Taveras to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- PIT D. Parker P. Niekro 8% 63% Single to CF; Taveras to 3B; Parker to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro -8% 56% Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 -23 PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 1% 57% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 2 123 R PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro 10% 67% Single to 3B; Taveras Scores; Parker to 3B; Stargell to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 O PIT P. Garner P. Niekro -6% 61% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- ATL C. Gaston J. Candelaria -4% 57% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gaston to 1B
t2 0-1 0 1-- ATL T. Paciorek J. Candelaria -6% 50% Single to LF; Gaston to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- O ATL V. Correll J. Candelaria 6% 56% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-1 1 12- R ATL B. Bonnell J. Candelaria -15% 41% Single to CF; Gaston Scores/unER; Paciorek to 3B; Bonnell to 2B/Adv on E8
t2 1-1 1 -23 O ATL P. Niekro J. Candelaria 8% 49% Lineout: 2B
t2 1-1 2 -23 O ATL J. Royster J. Candelaria 6% 55% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
b2 1-1 0 --- O PIT D. Dyer P. Niekro -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b2 1-1 1 --- O PIT J. Candelaria P. Niekro -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 1-1 2 --- O PIT O. Moreno P. Niekro -1% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Candelaria 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- O ATL J. Moore J. Candelaria 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 2 --- O ATL J. Burroughs J. Candelaria 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
b3 1-1 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 1 --- R PIT D. Parker P. Niekro 12% 65% Home Run
b3 2-1 1 --- PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro 2% 67% Single to LF
b3 2-1 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro -2% 66% Groundout: P-1B; Oliver to 2B
b3 2-1 2 -2- O PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro -3% 63% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 5-6-7
t4 1-2 0 --- O ATL C. Gaston J. Candelaria 3% 65% Flyball: RF
t4 1-2 1 --- O ATL T. Paciorek J. Candelaria 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-2 2 --- O ATL V. Correll J. Candelaria 1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O PIT P. Garner P. Niekro -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-1 1 --- O PIT D. Dyer P. Niekro -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-1 2 --- PIT J. Candelaria P. Niekro 1% 66% Walk
b4 2-1 2 1-- PIT O. Moreno P. Niekro 1% 67% Wild Pitch; Candelaria to 2B
b4 2-1 2 -2- O PIT O. Moreno P. Niekro -3% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- ATL B. Bonnell J. Candelaria -9% 55% Double to LF
t5 1-2 0 -2- O ATL P. Niekro J. Candelaria 2% 58% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Bonnell to 3B
t5 1-2 1 --3 O ATL J. Royster J. Candelaria 8% 66% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --3 O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Candelaria 5% 71% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
b5 2-1 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro -2% 69% Flyball: 2B
b5 2-1 1 --- O PIT D. Parker P. Niekro -2% 67% Lineout: 1B
b5 2-1 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro -1% 66% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 3-4-5
t6 1-2 0 --- O ATL J. Moore J. Candelaria 4% 70% Strikeout
t6 1-2 1 --- ATL J. Burroughs J. Candelaria -4% 66% Single to 3B
t6 1-2 1 1-- O ATL C. Gaston J. Candelaria 5% 70% Flyball: RF
t6 1-2 2 1-- O ATL T. Paciorek J. Candelaria 4% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
b6 2-1 0 --- PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 6% 80% Double to RF
b6 2-1 0 -2- O PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro -4% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-1 1 -2- PIT P. Garner P. Niekro 1% 78% Walk
b6 2-1 1 12- PIT D. Dyer P. Niekro 5% 83% Single to CF; Stargell to 3B; Garner to 2B
b6 2-1 1 123 O PIT J. Candelaria P. Niekro -7% 76% Strikeout
b6 2-1 2 123 O PIT O. Moreno P. Niekro -6% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O ATL V. Correll J. Candelaria 4% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- ATL B. Bonnell J. Candelaria -5% 69% Single to SS
t7 1-2 1 1-- O ATL P. Niekro J. Candelaria 6% 75% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 1-- O ATL J. Royster J. Candelaria 5% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
b7 2-1 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras P. Niekro -2% 77% Flyball: LF
b7 2-1 1 --- PIT D. Parker P. Niekro 2% 79% Walk
b7 2-1 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver P. Niekro -2% 77% Lineout: LF
b7 2-1 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 1% 78% Wild Pitch; Parker to 2B
b7 2-1 2 -2- PIT W. Stargell P. Niekro 1% 78% Intentional Walk
b7 2-1 2 12- O PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro -4% 75% Parker Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 2-3-4
t8 1-2 0 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Candelaria 5% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O ATL J. Moore J. Candelaria 4% 84% Flyball: RF
t8 1-2 2 --- ATL J. Burroughs J. Candelaria -3% 81% Walk
t8 1-2 2 1-- O ATL C. Gaston J. Candelaria 6% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
b8 2-1 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett P. Niekro -1% 86% Lineout: CF
b8 2-1 1 --- O PIT P. Garner P. Niekro -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 2-1 2 --- O PIT D. Dyer P. Niekro -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 6-7-8
t9 1-2 0 --- O ATL T. Paciorek J. Candelaria 7% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 1-2 1 --- ATL V. Correll J. Candelaria -8% 83% Single to CF
Pat Rockett pinch runs for Vic Correll (C) batting 7th
t9 1-2 1 1-- O ATL B. Bonnell J. Candelaria 9% 92% Flyball: CF
Darrel Chaney pinch hits for Phil Niekro (P) batting 9th
t9 1-2 2 1-- ATL D. Chaney J. Candelaria -12% 80% Ground-rule Double (LF-CF); Rockett to 3B
Rich Gossage replaces John Candelaria pitching and batting 9th
Rowland Office pinch hits for Jerry Royster (SS) batting 1st
t9 1-2 2 -23 O ATL R. Office R. Gossage 20% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 2.

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