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TOR
@CAL
3
1
BOS
@KCR
3
9
CHW
@MIL
3
1
BAL
@MIN
3
2
CLE
@OAK
2
1
DET
@SEA
6
4
NYY
@TEX
8
1
LAD
@CHC
2
6
ATL
@MON
5
3
ATL
@MON
2
7
CIN
@NYM
4
1
CIN
@NYM
4
3
HOU
@PHI
5
9
SFG
@PIT
1
6
SDP
@STL
4
12
Friday, August 19, 1977, 8:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 16,831, Time of Game: 2:14
Giants
1
55-68
 Lost 3 
4th, 19 GB
at Pirates
6
71-51
 Won 2 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: John Candelaria (13-4)
L: Bob Knepper (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  1
Pirates         2  0  3   0  0  1   0  0  X    6  7  0

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Derrel Thomas CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .305 .346 .651 -0.034 0.45 0.009 -0.043 0.3 3 0 3B
Rob Andrews 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .271 .349 .308 .657 -0.041 0.41 0.000 -0.041 -0.7 2 3 SF
Jack Clark RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .342 .424 .766 -0.014 0.24 0.007 -0.022 -0.2 0 0 2B
Willie McCovey 1B 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 .282 .376 .497 .873 0.036 0.39 0.047 -0.011 0.3 9 1
   Jim Barr PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .190 .167 .357 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Gary Thomasson 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .352 .448 .800 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Randy Elliott LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .287 .405 .692 -0.055 0.57 0.000 -0.055 -1.1 1 0
Darrell Evans 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .336 .390 .726 -0.039 0.49 0.005 -0.045 -0.5 0 2
Tim Foli SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .245 .344 .589 -0.038 0.35 0.000 -0.038 -0.8 0 4
Gary Alexander C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .317 .408 .549 .957 -0.015 0.40 0.010 -0.025 0.1 3 0
   John Curtis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .308 .417 .724 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Vic Harris PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263 .336 .373 .709 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Bob Knepper P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206 .229 .206 .434 -0.017 0.67 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 1
   Charlie Williams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Madlock PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295 .358 .418 .776 -0.010 0.33 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
   Dave Heaverlo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Marc Hill PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .316 .366 .683 -0.008 0.29 0.000 -0.008 -0.4 5 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 3 5 35 .161 .229 .258 .487 -0.235 0.40 0.078 -0.315 -3.5 24 11
2B: J Clark (13, off J Candelaria).
3B: D Thomas (7, off J Candelaria).
SF: R Andrews (3, off J Candelaria).
TB: D Thomas 3; J Clark 2; G Alexander 2; D Evans.
RBI: R Andrews (19).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: R Elliott (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Taveras SS 4 2 1 0 1 2 5 .228 .296 .300 .596 0.120 0.56 0.126 -0.006 0.8 3 2 2B,2·SB
Phil Garner 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .245 .310 .442 .753 -0.021 0.52 0.025 -0.046 -0.5 0 3
Dave Parker RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .343 .399 .548 .947 -0.047 0.51 0.001 -0.048 -0.4 4 0
Bill Robinson 1B 3 2 1 2 1 1 4 .308 .344 .549 .894 0.219 0.54 0.224 -0.004 2.4 8 0 HR,SB
Al Oliver LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .296 .329 .470 .799 0.033 0.34 0.036 -0.003 0.3 5 0
Rennie Stennett 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .333 .374 .427 .801 -0.008 0.46 0.010 -0.018 -0.2 0 1 SB
Duffy Dyer C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .259 .383 .336 .719 -0.005 0.26 0.012 -0.017 0.4 5 0 3B
Omar Moreno CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .237 .293 .358 .651 -0.010 0.25 0.006 -0.016 -0.5 2 0
John Candelaria P 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .207 .233 .293 .526 -0.016 0.28 0.007 -0.024 -0.3 0 1
Team Totals 31 6 7 5 6 8 37 .226 .351 .419 .771 0.265 0.43 0.447 -0.182 2.0 27 7
2B: F Taveras (13, off B Knepper).
3B: D Dyer (1, off D Heaverlo).
HR: B Robinson (22, off B Knepper, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: B Robinson 4; D Dyer 3; F Taveras 2; R Stennett; A Oliver; P Garner; J Candelaria.
RBI: B Robinson 2 (86); J Candelaria (9); R Stennett (50); P Garner (50).
2-out RBI: B Robinson 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Baserunning
SB: F Taveras 2 (42, 2nd base off B Knepper/G Alexander, 3rd base off B Knepper/G Alexander); R Stennett (27, 2nd base off C Williams/G Alexander); B Robinson (6, Home off C Williams/G Alexander).

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, L (6-7) 2.1 4 5 5 3 1 1 3.47 14 27 -0.240 0.79 -3.1
Charlie Williams 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.34 7 3 2 -0.026 0.43 0.1
Dave Heaverlo 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.75 8 0 0 -0.002 0.11 -0.0
John Curtis 2 1 0 0 1 5 0 5.79 8 0 0 0.003 0.03 1.0
Team Totals 8 7 6 6 6 8 1 6.75 37 27 3 2 -0.265 0.43 -2.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Candelaria, W (13-4) 9 5 1 1 3 5 0 2.63 35 75 0.235 0.40 3.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 5 0 1.00 35 75 0.235 0.40 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Art Williams.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 16,831.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

San Francisco Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Derrel Thomas CF 1 Frank Taveras SS
2 Rob Andrews 2B 2 Phil Garner 3B
3 Jack Clark RF 3 Dave Parker RF
4 Willie McCovey 1B 4 Bill Robinson 1B
5 Randy Elliott LF 5 Al Oliver LF
6 Darrell Evans 3B 6 Rennie Stennett 2B
7 Tim Foli SS 7 Duffy Dyer C
8 Gary Alexander C 8 Omar Moreno CF
9 Bob Knepper P 9 John Candelaria P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR PIT B. Robinson B. Knepper 17% 71% Home Run; Taveras Scores
b3 2-0 0 --- PIT F. Taveras B. Knepper 4% 81% Double to LF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT P. Garner B. Knepper -4% 57% Strikeout
t2 0-2 0 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Candelaria -4% 66% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O SFG R. Elliott J. Candelaria 4% 70% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SFG D. Thomas J. Candelaria 2% 52% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O SFG R. Andrews J. Candelaria 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O SFG J. Clark J. Candelaria 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT F. Taveras B. Knepper 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT P. Garner B. Knepper 2% 61% Taveras Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT P. Garner B. Knepper -4% 57% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -2- O PIT D. Parker B. Knepper -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Taveras to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR PIT B. Robinson B. Knepper 17% 71% Home Run; Taveras Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- PIT A. Oliver B. Knepper 1% 72% Single to LF
b1 2-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Stennett B. Knepper -2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Candelaria -4% 66% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O SFG R. Elliott J. Candelaria 4% 70% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 1-- O SFG D. Evans J. Candelaria 3% 73% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 2 1-- O SFG T. Foli J. Candelaria 2% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O PIT D. Dyer B. Knepper -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O PIT O. Moreno B. Knepper -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O PIT J. Candelaria B. Knepper -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O SFG G. Alexander J. Candelaria 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O SFG B. Knepper J. Candelaria 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O SFG D. Thomas J. Candelaria 1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- PIT F. Taveras B. Knepper 4% 81% Double to LF
b3 2-0 0 -2- PIT P. Garner B. Knepper 2% 83% Taveras Steals 3B
b3 2-0 0 --3 R PIT P. Garner B. Knepper 3% 86% Single to CF; Taveras Scores
b3 3-0 0 1-- O PIT D. Parker B. Knepper -2% 84% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 1-- PIT B. Robinson B. Knepper 2% 86% Walk; Garner to 2B
b3 3-0 1 12- PIT A. Oliver B. Knepper 3% 89% Walk; Garner to 3B; Robinson to 2B
Charlie Williams replaces Bob Knepper pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-0 1 123 RO PIT R. Stennett C. Williams 1% 90% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Garner Scores; Robinson to 3B
b3 4-0 2 1-3 R PIT D. Dyer C. Williams 3% 93% Stennett Steals 2B; Robinson Steals Hm
b3 5-0 2 -2- PIT D. Dyer C. Williams 0% 93% Walk
b3 5-0 2 12- PIT O. Moreno C. Williams 1% 94% Walk; Stennett to 3B; Dyer to 2B
b3 5-0 2 123 O PIT J. Candelaria C. Williams -2% 92% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O SFG R. Andrews J. Candelaria 1% 94% Lineout: SS
t4 0-5 1 --- O SFG J. Clark J. Candelaria 1% 94% Flyball: LF
t4 0-5 2 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Candelaria -1% 94% Walk
t4 0-5 2 1-- O SFG R. Elliott J. Candelaria 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Charlie Williams facing 1-2-3
b4 5-0 0 --- O PIT F. Taveras C. Williams -0% 94% Strikeout
b4 5-0 1 --- O PIT P. Garner C. Williams -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 5-0 2 --- O PIT D. Parker C. Williams -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 6-7-8
t5 0-5 0 --- O SFG D. Evans J. Candelaria 1% 95% Strikeout
t5 0-5 1 --- O SFG T. Foli J. Candelaria 1% 96% Flyball: SS
t5 0-5 2 --- SFG G. Alexander J. Candelaria -1% 95% Single to CF
Bill Madlock pinch hits for Charlie Williams (P) batting 9th
t5 0-5 2 1-- O SFG B. Madlock J. Candelaria 1% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Dave Heaverlo facing 4-5-6
Dave Heaverlo replaces Bill Madlock (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson D. Heaverlo -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver D. Heaverlo -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 5-0 2 --- O PIT R. Stennett D. Heaverlo -0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t6 0-5 0 --- O SFG D. Thomas J. Candelaria 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t6 0-5 1 --- O SFG R. Andrews J. Candelaria 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-5 2 --- SFG J. Clark J. Candelaria -1% 96% Double to LF
t6 0-5 2 -2- O SFG W. McCovey J. Candelaria 1% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Dave Heaverlo facing 7-8-9
b6 5-0 0 --- PIT D. Dyer D. Heaverlo 1% 99% Triple to RF
b6 5-0 0 --3 O PIT O. Moreno D. Heaverlo -0% 98% Lineout: 1B
b6 5-0 1 --3 R PIT J. Candelaria D. Heaverlo 1% 99% Single to LF; Dyer Scores; Candelaria to 2B/Adv on E7
b6 6-0 1 -2- O PIT F. Taveras D. Heaverlo -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 6-0 2 -2- O PIT P. Garner D. Heaverlo -0% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 6.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 5-6-7
t7 0-6 0 --- O SFG R. Elliott J. Candelaria 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t7 0-6 1 --- SFG D. Evans J. Candelaria -1% 98% Single to RF
t7 0-6 1 1-- O SFG T. Foli J. Candelaria 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t7 0-6 2 1-- SFG G. Alexander J. Candelaria -0% 99% Single to CF; Evans to 2B
Marc Hill pinch hits for Dave Heaverlo (P) batting 9th
t7 0-6 2 12- O SFG M. Hill J. Candelaria 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' John Curtis facing 3-4-5
John Curtis replaces Gary Alexander (C) pitching and batting 8th
Marc Hill moves from PH to C
b7 6-0 0 --- PIT D. Parker J. Curtis 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Robinson J. Curtis -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 1 1-- O PIT A. Oliver J. Curtis -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 2 1-- PIT R. Stennett J. Curtis 0% 99% Single to CF; Parker to 2B
b7 6-0 2 12- O PIT D. Dyer J. Curtis -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 6.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t8 0-6 0 --- SFG D. Thomas J. Candelaria -1% 98% Triple to LF
t8 0-6 0 --3 RO SFG R. Andrews J. Candelaria 1% 99% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Thomas Scores
t8 1-6 1 --- O SFG J. Clark J. Candelaria 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-6 2 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Candelaria -0% 99% Walk
Jim Barr pinch runs for Willie McCovey (1B) batting 4th
t8 1-6 2 1-- O SFG R. Elliott J. Candelaria 0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-1, Giants' John Curtis facing 8-9-1
Gary Thomasson replaces Jim Barr (PR) playing 1B batting 4th
b8 6-1 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno J. Curtis -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 6-1 1 --- O PIT J. Candelaria J. Curtis -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 6-1 2 --- O PIT F. Taveras J. Curtis -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Pirates 6.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-6, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 6-7-8
t9 1-6 0 --- O SFG D. Evans J. Candelaria 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 1-6 1 --- O SFG T. Foli J. Candelaria 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
Vic Harris pinch hits for John Curtis (P) batting 8th
t9 1-6 2 --- O SFG V. Harris J. Candelaria 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Pirates 6.

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