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9
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@CAL
5
9
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5
7
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@MIL
12
7
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@MIN
0
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@NYY
1
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10
4
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8
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4
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2
5
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@STL
5
4
Saturday, August 17, 1985,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 10,200, Time of Game: 2:30
Mets
4
70-44
 Won 1 
1st
at Pirates
3
34-79
 Lost 1 
6th, 35½ GB
W: Sid Fernandez (5-6)
L: Lee Tunnell (1-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   4  0  0    4 10  0
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    3  5  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .672 -0.034 1.09 0.024 -0.057 -0.2 2 0
   Tom Paciorek PH-RF 2 0 1 2 0 0 .260 .636 0.327 1.71 0.339 -0.012 1.6 1 0 3B
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .303 .733 -0.114 1.14 0.000 -0.114 -1.0 4 2
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .295 .807 -0.038 0.66 0.016 -0.054 -0.0 5 0
Gary Carter C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .267 .790 0.001 0.94 0.059 -0.058 -0.3 13 0
Darryl Strawberry RF-CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 .275 .932 0.233 1.03 0.291 -0.058 1.1 0 0 HR,CS
George Foster LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .796 -0.091 0.91 0.000 -0.091 -0.7 0 0
Ray Knight 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .591 -0.080 0.82 0.000 -0.080 -0.7 0 2
Rafael Santana SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .253 .571 0.017 0.55 0.039 -0.022 -0.1 1 1
Sid Fernandez P 4 1 3 0 0 0 .222 .500 0.025 0.80 0.057 -0.032 0.4 1 1 3B
   Roger McDowell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .368 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 1 4 .278 .770 0.246 0.92 0.825 -0.578 -0.0 27 6
3B: S Fernandez (1, off C Guante); T Paciorek (1, off R Scurry).
HR: D Strawberry (17, off L Tunnell; 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: D Strawberry 5; S Fernandez 5; T Paciorek 3; R Santana; W Backman; G Carter; K Hernandez.
RBI: D Strawberry 2 (47); T Paciorek 2 (15).
2-out RBI: T Paciorek 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Backman-K Hernandez.
PB: G Carter (6).
Baserunning
CS: D Strawberry (6, 2nd base by L Tunnell POCS).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Almon LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .770 -0.042 0.84 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 1 0 SH
   Joe Orsulak LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .665 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Denny Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .913 -0.025 1.06 0.000 -0.025 -0.1
   Cecilio Guante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Johnny Ray 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 .262 .656 0.156 0.93 0.185 -0.029 1.6 0 4 2·SB
Bill Madlock 1B 2 2 1 1 2 1 .244 .697 0.207 0.95 0.221 -0.014 1.5 13 0 HR
Mike Brown RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .726 -0.145 1.50 0.000 -0.145 -1.3 1 0
Jim Morrison 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .601 -0.074 1.61 0.089 -0.163 -1.2 2 1 GDP
Tony Pena C 3 0 1 1 1 1 .251 .632 0.146 1.71 0.178 -0.033 0.9 6 0
Sam Khalifa SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 .246 .608 -0.227 2.52 0.000 -0.227 -0.9 2 4
Marvell Wynne CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .215 .532 -0.225 2.23 0.000 -0.225 -0.9 2 1
Lee Tunnell P 1 1 0 0 1 1 .067 .163 0.017 0.67 0.031 -0.014 0.2 0 1
   Rod Scurry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lee Mazzilli PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .815 -0.039 1.61 0.000 -0.039 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 5 3 4 12 .167 .531 -0.251 1.45 0.704 -0.956 -1.0 27 11
HR: B Madlock (8, off S Fernandez; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SH: B Almon (3, off S Fernandez).
TB: B Madlock 4; J Ray 2; J Morrison; T Pena.
GIDP: J Morrison (3).
RBI: B Madlock (32); J Ray (40); T Pena (38).
2-out RBI: B Madlock.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Morrison (4).
Outfield Assists: M Wynne (S Fernandez at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Ray 2 (8, 2nd base off S Fernandez/G Carter 2).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sid Fernandez, W (5-6) 8.1 4 3 3 4 11 1 2.72 32 70 0.070 1.04 1.2
Roger McDowell, S (10) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.99 3 2 1 0.184 6.03 -0.1
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 4 12 1 3.00 35 70 2 1 0.254 1.45 1.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lee Tunnell, L (1-8) 6.2 7 4 4 1 2 1 4.16 27 45 0.030 1.00 0.7
Rod Scurry 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.32 6 2 2 -0.291 1.00 -1.1
Cecilio Guante 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.63 4 0 0 0.014 0.24 0.4
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 4 1 4.00 37 45 2 2 -0.247 0.92 0.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: L Tunnell (3; D Strawberry, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lenny Dykstra CF 1 Bill Almon LF
2 Wally Backman 2B 2 Johnny Ray 2B
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Bill Madlock 1B
4 Gary Carter C 4 Mike Brown RF
5 Darryl Strawberry RF 5 Jim Morrison 3B
6 George Foster LF 6 Tony Pena C
7 Ray Knight 3B 7 Sam Khalifa SS
8 Rafael Santana SS 8 Marvell Wynne CF
9 Sid Fernandez P 9 Lee Tunnell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 12- RR NYM T. Paciorek R. Scurry 34% 83% Triple; Santana Scores; Fernandez Scores
t7 0-2 0 1-- RR NYM D. Strawberry L. Tunnell 27% 50% Home Run; Carter Scores
b9 3-4 2 12- O PIT M. Wynne R. McDowell 16% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-4 1 12- O PIT S. Khalifa R. McDowell 16% 84% Strikeout
b9 2-4 1 12- R PIT T. Pena R. McDowell -13% 68% Single; Madlock Scores; Morrison to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra L. Tunnell -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman L. Tunnell -1% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez L. Tunnell -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Almon S. Fernandez 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. Ray S. Fernandez 1% 49% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 2 --- R PIT B. Madlock S. Fernandez -11% 38% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O PIT M. Brown S. Fernandez 1% 39% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYM G. Carter L. Tunnell -2% 36% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry L. Tunnell -2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O NYM G. Foster L. Tunnell -1% 34% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O PIT J. Morrison S. Fernandez 2% 36% Foul Flyball: C
b2 1-0 1 --- O PIT T. Pena S. Fernandez 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O PIT S. Khalifa S. Fernandez 1% 38% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYM R. Knight L. Tunnell -3% 35% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- O NYM R. Santana L. Tunnell -2% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- NYM S. Fernandez L. Tunnell 1% 35% Single
t3 0-1 2 1-- NYM L. Dykstra L. Tunnell 2% 37% Walk; Fernandez to 2B
t3 0-1 2 12- O NYM W. Backman L. Tunnell -5% 32% Single to CF; Fernandez out at Hm/CF-C; Dykstra to 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O PIT M. Wynne S. Fernandez 2% 34% Popfly: 2B
b3 1-0 1 --- O PIT L. Tunnell S. Fernandez 1% 36% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O PIT B. Almon S. Fernandez 1% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez L. Tunnell -3% 34% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-1 1 --- O NYM G. Carter L. Tunnell -2% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- NYM D. Strawberry L. Tunnell 2% 33% Single
t4 0-1 2 1-- O NYM G. Foster L. Tunnell -3% 31% Strawberry Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 2-3-4
b4 1-0 0 --- PIT J. Ray S. Fernandez -3% 27% Single
b4 1-0 0 1-- PIT B. Madlock S. Fernandez -3% 25% Ray Steals 2B
b4 1-0 0 -2- PIT B. Madlock S. Fernandez -2% 22% Walk
b4 1-0 0 12- O PIT M. Brown S. Fernandez 2% 24% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Ray to 3B
b4 1-0 1 1-3 OO PIT J. Morrison S. Fernandez 11% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O NYM G. Foster L. Tunnell -3% 32% Lineout: SS
t5 0-1 1 --- O NYM R. Knight L. Tunnell -2% 30% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-1 2 --- NYM R. Santana L. Tunnell 2% 31% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Santana to 1B
t5 0-1 2 1-- O NYM S. Fernandez L. Tunnell -3% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 6-7-8
b5 1-0 0 --- O PIT T. Pena S. Fernandez 2% 30% Strikeout
b5 1-0 1 --- O PIT S. Khalifa S. Fernandez 1% 32% Strikeout
b5 1-0 2 --- O PIT M. Wynne S. Fernandez 1% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 1-2-3
t6 0-1 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra L. Tunnell -4% 29% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 --- O NYM W. Backman L. Tunnell -2% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez L. Tunnell -2% 25% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 9-1-2
b6 1-0 0 --- PIT L. Tunnell S. Fernandez -3% 22% Walk
b6 1-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Almon S. Fernandez 1% 23% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Tunnell to 2B
b6 1-0 1 -2- R PIT J. Ray S. Fernandez -9% 14% Single; Tunnell Scores
b6 2-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Madlock S. Fernandez 1% 15% Strikeout
b6 2-0 2 1-- PIT M. Brown S. Fernandez -1% 15% Ray Steals 2B
b6 2-0 2 -2- O PIT M. Brown S. Fernandez 2% 17% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Lee Tunnell facing 4-5-6
Joe Orsulak replaces Bill Almon playing LF batting 1st
t7 0-2 0 --- NYM G. Carter L. Tunnell 6% 23% Single
t7 0-2 0 1-- RR NYM D. Strawberry L. Tunnell 27% 50% Home Run; Carter Scores
t7 2-2 0 --- O NYM G. Foster L. Tunnell -4% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-2 1 --- O NYM R. Knight L. Tunnell -3% 44% Popfly: SS
t7 2-2 2 --- NYM R. Santana L. Tunnell 2% 46% Single
t7 2-2 2 1-- NYM S. Fernandez L. Tunnell 3% 49% Single; Santana to 2B
Rod Scurry replaces Lee Tunnell pitching and batting 9th
Tom Paciorek pinch hits for Lenny Dykstra (CF) batting 1st
t7 2-2 2 12- RR NYM T. Paciorek R. Scurry 34% 83% Triple; Santana Scores; Fernandez Scores
t7 4-2 2 --3 O NYM W. Backman R. Scurry -3% 80% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 5-6-7
Darryl Strawberry moves from RF to CF
Tom Paciorek moves from PH to RF
b7 2-4 0 --- O PIT J. Morrison S. Fernandez 4% 84% Lineout: P
b7 2-4 1 --- PIT T. Pena S. Fernandez -4% 80% Walk
b7 2-4 1 1-- O PIT S. Khalifa S. Fernandez 5% 84% Strikeout
b7 2-4 2 1-- O PIT M. Wynne S. Fernandez 4% 88% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Rod Scurry facing 3-4-5
t8 4-2 0 --- NYM K. Hernandez R. Scurry 2% 90% Single
t8 4-2 0 1-- O NYM G. Carter R. Scurry -2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
t8 4-2 1 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry R. Scurry -1% 87% Strikeout
t8 4-2 2 1-- O NYM G. Foster R. Scurry -1% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 9-1-2
Lee Mazzilli pinch hits for Rod Scurry (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- O PIT L. Mazzilli S. Fernandez 4% 89% Strikeout
Denny Gonzalez pinch hits for Joe Orsulak (LF) batting 1st
b8 2-4 1 --- O PIT D. Gonzalez S. Fernandez 3% 92% Strikeout
b8 2-4 2 --- O PIT J. Ray S. Fernandez 1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Cecilio Guante facing 7-8-9
Cecilio Guante replaces Denny Gonzalez (PH) pitching and batting 1st
Lee Mazzilli moves from PH to LF
t9 4-2 0 --- O NYM R. Knight C. Guante -1% 93% Popfly: 3B
t9 4-2 1 --- O NYM R. Santana C. Guante -0% 92% Strikeout
t9 4-2 2 --- NYM S. Fernandez C. Guante 1% 93% Triple
t9 4-2 2 --3 O NYM T. Paciorek C. Guante -1% 92% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Sid Fernandez facing 3-4-5
b9 2-4 0 --- PIT B. Madlock S. Fernandez -9% 83% Walk
b9 2-4 0 1-- O PIT M. Brown S. Fernandez 7% 91% Flyball: RF
b9 2-4 1 1-- PIT J. Morrison S. Fernandez -9% 82% Single; Madlock to 2B
Roger McDowell replaces Sid Fernandez pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-4 1 12- R PIT T. Pena R. McDowell -13% 68% Single; Madlock Scores; Morrison to 2B
b9 3-4 1 12- O PIT S. Khalifa R. McDowell 16% 84% Strikeout
b9 3-4 2 12- O PIT M. Wynne R. McDowell 16% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Pirates 3.

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