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Standings
CLE
@NYY
5
0
CHW
@OAK
6
4
TEX
@SEA
6
7
 
(11)
HOU
@ATL
4
2
MON
@CHC
4
5
SFG
@LAD
3
2
NYM
@PHI
1
2
STL
@PIT
10
2
CIN
@SDP
5
3
 
(10)
Thursday, September 25, 1980, 7:39PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 6,805, Time of Game: 2:06
Cardinals
10
70-83
 Won 1 
4th, 14½ GB
at Pirates
2
80-73
 Lost 1 
3rd, 4½ GB
W: Jim Kaat (8-8)
L: Don Robinson (6-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  2  0   0  0  0   4  0  4   10 10  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  1    2 11  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Oberkfell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .309 .387 .425 .812 -0.073 0.79 0.002 -0.075 -1.1 0 2 SH
Garry Templeton SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .324 .346 .420 .766 -0.092 0.55 0.001 -0.093 -1.1 2 6 2B
   Mike Phillips SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .285 .276 .560 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 2 2 0 0 3 1 5 .320 .410 .490 .900 0.015 0.51 0.033 -0.018 0.4 10 1 IW
Ted Simmons C 4 3 3 6 1 0 5 .306 .378 .513 .891 0.260 0.86 0.281 -0.021 5.5 4 0 2·HR
George Hendrick RF 5 1 1 3 0 2 5 .307 .346 .505 .851 -0.067 0.55 0.002 -0.069 1.7 4 0 HR
Leon Durham LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .274 .314 .437 .751 -0.005 0.52 0.023 -0.028 -0.4 0 0
   Tito Landrum LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255 .311 .345 .657 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Tony Scott CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .304 .306 .610 0.043 0.62 0.080 -0.037 0.3 3 0 2B
Tom Herr 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .239 .284 .338 .622 0.100 0.58 0.100 0.000 1.2 3 1 HBP
Jim Kaat P 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .143 .189 .257 .446 -0.037 0.75 0.032 -0.068 -0.5 1 0
Team Totals 36 10 10 10 4 6 42 .278 .366 .583 .949 0.144 0.62 0.554 -0.409 5.9 27 10
2B: T Scott (17, off D Robinson); G Templeton (19, off M Mahler).
HR: T Simmons 2 (21, 2 off D Robinson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF; 7th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF); G Hendrick (25, off M Mahler, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: K Oberkfell (9, off D Robinson).
IBB: K Hernandez (4, by D Robinson).
HBP: T Herr (1, by D Robinson).
TB: T Simmons 9; G Hendrick 4; T Herr 2; T Scott 2; G Templeton 2; L Durham; J Kaat.
RBI: T Simmons 6 (98); G Hendrick 3 (109); T Herr (9).
2-out RBI: T Simmons 5; G Hendrick 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Templeton-T Herr-K Hernandez.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .248 .306 .329 .635 -0.125 1.09 0.000 -0.125 -1.9 3 0
Phil Garner 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .260 .314 .358 .673 -0.102 0.99 0.000 -0.102 -0.6 1 5 SF
Bill Madlock 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .272 .335 .395 .730 -0.036 0.73 0.026 -0.063 -0.3 1 0 3B
Bill Robinson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .315 .470 .784 -0.078 0.77 0.000 -0.078 -0.9 11 0
Lee Lacy LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .343 .401 .524 .925 -0.011 0.50 0.027 -0.038 0.3 3 0 2·2B
Mike Easler RF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .332 .385 .581 .966 -0.045 0.56 0.010 -0.055 0.8 2 0
Dale Berra SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .229 .274 .364 .638 -0.058 0.52 0.001 -0.059 -0.7 0 2 GDP
Steve Nicosia C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .214 .291 .277 .568 0.009 0.49 0.036 -0.027 0.6 6 1
Don Robinson P 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .451 .784 0.084 1.19 0.084 0.000 0.6 0 1
   Rod Scurry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Vance Law PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .227 .277 .318 .595 0.009 0.13 0.009 0.000 0.6 2B
   Mickey Mahler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kurt Bevacqua PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .337 .368 .705 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.8
Team Totals 36 2 11 2 0 4 37 .306 .297 .444 .742 -0.354 0.71 0.193 -0.548 -2.1 27 9
2B: L Lacy 2 (20, 2 off J Kaat); V Law (2, off J Kaat).
3B: B Madlock (4, off J Kaat).
SF: P Garner (7, off J Kaat).
TB: L Lacy 4; B Madlock 3; S Nicosia 2; D Robinson 2; M Easler 2; V Law 2; D Berra.
GIDP: D Berra (5).
RBI: P Garner (58); M Easler (70).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Kaat, W (8-8) 9 11 2 2 0 4 0 3.94 37 61 0.355 0.71 2.1
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 0 4 0 2.00 37 61 0.355 0.71 2.1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Robinson, L (6-9) 7 7 6 6 3 4 2 4.30 32 40 -0.141 0.80 -2.8
Rod Scurry 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.15 3 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.5
Mickey Mahler 1 3 4 4 1 1 1 63.00 7 0 0 -0.005 0.02 -3.5
Team Totals 9 10 10 10 4 6 3 10.00 42 40 0 0 -0.144 0.62 -5.9
Balks: None.
WP: D Robinson (6).
HBP: D Robinson (5; T Herr).
IBB: D Robinson (5; K Hernandez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 6,805.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Ken Oberkfell 3B 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Garry Templeton SS 2 Phil Garner 2B
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Bill Madlock 3B
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Bill Robinson 1B
5 George Hendrick RF 5 Lee Lacy LF
6 Leon Durham LF 6 Mike Easler RF
7 Tony Scott CF 7 Dale Berra SS
8 Tom Herr 2B 8 Steve Nicosia C
9 Jim Kaat P 9 Don Robinson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-0 2 123 RRRR STL T. Simmons D. Robinson 14% 98% Home Run; Herr Scores; Kaat Scores; Hernandez Scores
t2 0-0 0 --- R STL T. Simmons D. Robinson 11% 61% Home Run
t2 1-0 1 1-- STL T. Scott D. Robinson 8% 69% Double to LF; Durham to 3B
t2 1-0 1 -23 R STL T. Herr D. Robinson 7% 76% Single to RF; Durham Scores; Scott to 3B
b5 0-2 1 12- O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 6% 74% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Oberkfell D. Robinson -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL G. Templeton D. Robinson -1% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL K. Hernandez D. Robinson -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT P. Garner J. Kaat 1% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- PIT B. Madlock J. Kaat -3% 46% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 2 --3 O PIT B. Robinson J. Kaat 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- R STL T. Simmons D. Robinson 11% 61% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick D. Robinson -2% 59% Strikeout (C-1B)
t2 1-0 1 --- STL L. Durham D. Robinson 2% 61% Single to RF
t2 1-0 1 1-- STL T. Scott D. Robinson 8% 69% Double to LF; Durham to 3B
t2 1-0 1 -23 R STL T. Herr D. Robinson 7% 76% Single to RF; Durham Scores; Scott to 3B
t2 2-0 1 1-3 O STL J. Kaat D. Robinson -5% 71% Bunt Popfly: 1B
t2 2-0 2 1-3 O STL K. Oberkfell D. Robinson -4% 68% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O PIT L. Lacy J. Kaat 2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O PIT M. Easler J. Kaat 2% 72% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 --- O PIT D. Berra J. Kaat 1% 73% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O STL G. Templeton D. Robinson -2% 71% Flyball: LF
t3 2-0 1 --- STL K. Hernandez D. Robinson 2% 73% Walk
t3 2-0 1 1-- O STL T. Simmons D. Robinson -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 1-- STL G. Hendrick D. Robinson 1% 72% Wild Pitch; Hernandez to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -2- O STL G. Hendrick D. Robinson -3% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O PIT S. Nicosia J. Kaat 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- PIT D. Robinson J. Kaat -3% 69% Single to P
b3 0-2 1 1-- O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 3% 72% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 2 1-- O PIT P. Garner J. Kaat 3% 74% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O STL L. Durham D. Robinson -2% 73% Strikeout
t4 2-0 1 --- O STL T. Scott D. Robinson -1% 72% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 2 --- STL T. Herr D. Robinson 1% 73% Hit By Pitch
t4 2-0 2 1-- O STL J. Kaat D. Robinson -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O PIT B. Madlock J. Kaat 3% 74% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-2 1 --- O PIT B. Robinson J. Kaat 2% 75% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 2 --- PIT L. Lacy J. Kaat -3% 73% Double to RF
b4 0-2 2 -2- O PIT M. Easler J. Kaat 4% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- O STL K. Oberkfell D. Robinson -2% 75% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 1 --- O STL G. Templeton D. Robinson -1% 74% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 2 --- O STL K. Hernandez D. Robinson -1% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Berra J. Kaat 3% 76% Popfly: SS
b5 0-2 1 --- PIT S. Nicosia J. Kaat -4% 73% Single to RF
b5 0-2 1 1-- PIT D. Robinson J. Kaat -5% 67% Single to LF; Nicosia to 2B
b5 0-2 1 12- O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 6% 74% Strikeout
b5 0-2 2 12- O PIT P. Garner J. Kaat 6% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- STL T. Simmons D. Robinson 2% 82% Walk
t6 2-0 0 1-- O STL G. Hendrick D. Robinson -2% 80% Strikeout
t6 2-0 1 1-- O STL L. Durham D. Robinson -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Simmons to 2B
t6 2-0 2 -2- O STL T. Scott D. Robinson -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 3-4-5
b6 0-2 0 --- O PIT B. Madlock J. Kaat 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-2 1 --- O PIT B. Robinson J. Kaat 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-2 2 --- O PIT L. Lacy J. Kaat 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 8-9-1
t7 2-0 0 --- STL T. Herr D. Robinson 2% 85% Single to RF
t7 2-0 0 1-- STL J. Kaat D. Robinson 3% 88% Single to RF; Herr to 2B
t7 2-0 0 12- O STL K. Oberkfell D. Robinson 0% 89% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Herr to 3B; Kaat to 2B
t7 2-0 1 -23 O STL G. Templeton D. Robinson -5% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-0 2 -23 STL K. Hernandez D. Robinson 1% 84% Intentional Walk
t7 2-0 2 123 RRRR STL T. Simmons D. Robinson 14% 98% Home Run; Herr Scores; Kaat Scores; Hernandez Scores
t7 6-0 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick D. Robinson -0% 98% Popfly: 1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 6-7-8
b7 0-6 0 --- PIT M. Easler J. Kaat -1% 97% Single to LF
b7 0-6 0 1-- OO PIT D. Berra J. Kaat 2% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b7 0-6 2 --- O PIT S. Nicosia J. Kaat 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-0, Pirates' Rod Scurry facing 6-7-8
Rod Scurry replaces Don Robinson pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-0 0 --- O STL L. Durham R. Scurry -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 6-0 1 --- O STL T. Scott R. Scurry -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t8 6-0 2 --- O STL T. Herr R. Scurry -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 9-1-2
Tito Landrum replaces Leon Durham playing LF batting 6th
Vance Law pinch hits for Rod Scurry (P) batting 9th
b8 0-6 0 --- PIT V. Law J. Kaat -1% 98% Double to RF
b8 0-6 0 -2- O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Law to 3B
b8 0-6 1 --3 RO PIT P. Garner J. Kaat 0% 99% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Law Scores
b8 1-6 2 --- O PIT B. Madlock J. Kaat 0% 99% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Pirates' Mickey Mahler facing 9-1-2
Mickey Mahler replaces Vance Law (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-1 0 --- O STL J. Kaat M. Mahler -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t9 6-1 1 --- O STL K. Oberkfell M. Mahler -0% 99% Lineout: 3B
t9 6-1 2 --- STL G. Templeton M. Mahler 0% 99% Double to LF
t9 6-1 2 -2- STL K. Hernandez M. Mahler 0% 99% Walk
t9 6-1 2 12- R STL T. Simmons M. Mahler 0% 100% Single to LF; Templeton Scores; Hernandez to 2B
t9 7-1 2 12- RRR STL G. Hendrick M. Mahler 0% 100% Home Run; Hernandez Scores; Simmons Scores
t9 10-1 2 --- O STL T. Landrum M. Mahler 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 10, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-10, Cardinals' Jim Kaat facing 4-5-6
Mike Phillips replaces Garry Templeton playing SS batting 2nd
b9 1-10 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson J. Kaat 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-10 1 --- PIT L. Lacy J. Kaat -0% 100% Double to LF
b9 1-10 1 -2- R PIT M. Easler J. Kaat -0% 100% Single to CF; Lacy Scores
b9 2-10 1 1-- PIT D. Berra J. Kaat -0% 100% Single to LF; Easler to 2B
b9 2-10 1 12- PIT S. Nicosia J. Kaat -0% 100% Single to LF; Easler to 3B; Berra to 2B
Kurt Bevacqua pinch hits for Mickey Mahler (P) batting 9th
b9 2-10 1 123 O PIT K. Bevacqua J. Kaat 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-10 2 123 O PIT O. Moreno J. Kaat 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 10, Pirates 2.

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