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Standings
OAK
@CAL
4
3
CLE
@DET
0
4
CHW
@MIL
8
4
SEA
@MIN
7
2
BOS
@NYY
2
4
KCR
@TOR
6
10
PHI
@CHC
9
5
CIN
@HOU
8
3
NYM
@PIT
0
5
ATL
@SDP
1
2
ATL
@SDP
6
3
LAD
@SFG
1
2
 
(10)
MON
@STL
6
5
 
(10)
Sunday, August 18, 1985,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 14,508, Time of Game: 2:22
Mets
0
70-45
 Lost 1 
1st
at Pirates
5
35-79
 Won 1 
6th, 34½ GB
W: Don Robinson (3-8)
L: Rick Aguilera (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Pirates         1  0  3   0  1  0   0  0  X    5  9  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .261 .341 .333 .675 -0.038 0.67 0.016 -0.054 0.0 0 1
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .349 .381 .730 -0.029 0.57 0.018 -0.047 -0.2 3 1
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .296 .380 .430 .810 -0.016 0.52 0.020 -0.036 -0.2 9 3 2B
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .381 .537 .918 -0.058 0.55 0.000 -0.058 -1.3 2 0
Danny Heep LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .280 .331 .427 .757 -0.037 0.50 0.000 -0.037 -0.5 0 0
   Tom Paciorek PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .316 .316 .632 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
Clint Hurdle C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .217 .333 .406 .739 -0.035 0.48 0.000 -0.035 -0.5 9 1
   George Foster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .323 .471 .794 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Howard Johnson 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .225 .298 .342 .640 -0.017 0.22 0.003 -0.020 -0.2 0 0
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .254 .281 .291 .572 0.033 0.49 0.044 -0.011 0.1 0 6
Rick Aguilera P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .381 .409 .476 .885 -0.040 1.81 0.000 -0.040 -0.3 0 1
   Ray Knight PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .210 .244 .344 .588 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Terry Leach P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ronn Reynolds PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .303 .344 .647 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Tom Gorman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 5 0 2 5 34 .156 .206 .188 .393 -0.255 0.50 0.101 -0.356 -4.0 24 14
2B: K Hernandez (28, off P Clements).
TB: K Hernandez 2; R Santana; L Dykstra; W Backman; H Johnson.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: L Dykstra (D Gonzalez at 2nd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Orsulak CF-LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .286 .324 .350 .674 0.013 0.48 0.043 -0.030 0.1 1 0 2B
Johnny Ray 2B 2 2 0 0 2 0 4 .261 .296 .360 .656 0.076 0.67 0.087 -0.011 0.5 3 1
Bill Madlock 3B 4 2 4 3 0 0 4 .252 .327 .400 .727 0.247 0.85 0.247 0.000 3.6 0 3 2·HR
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .255 .380 .397 .777 -0.080 0.68 0.000 -0.080 -1.4 8 0
Mike Brown RF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .271 .297 .417 .714 -0.001 0.76 0.009 -0.009 -0.5 3 0 SF
Tony Pena C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .251 .287 .347 .634 -0.031 0.42 0.011 -0.042 -0.1 4 1 SB
Denny Gonzalez LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .278 .316 .556 .871 0.025 0.46 0.045 -0.020 0.3 4 0
   Pat Clements P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0 SH
Sam Khalifa SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .241 .290 .312 .601 -0.020 0.21 0.000 -0.020 -0.4 4 2 IW
Don Robinson P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .211 .250 .316 .566 0.016 0.26 0.020 -0.004 0.1 0 1 2B
   Marvell Wynne PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214 .258 .270 .529 -0.002 0.03 0.000 -0.002 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 9 5 4 6 36 .300 .371 .567 .938 0.243 0.50 0.462 -0.218 1.4 27 8
2B: D Robinson (2, off R Aguilera); J Orsulak (9, off R Aguilera).
HR: B Madlock 2 (10, 2 off R Aguilera, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: M Brown (2, off R Aguilera).
SH: P Clements (1, off T Gorman).
IBB: S Khalifa (4, by T Gorman).
TB: B Madlock 10; J Orsulak 3; D Robinson 2; D Gonzalez; T Pena.
RBI: B Madlock 3 (35); M Brown (26); D Gonzalez (3).
2-out RBI: D Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: T Pena (7, 2nd base off R Aguilera/C Hurdle).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Aguilera, L (6-4) 5 8 5 5 2 6 2 3.18 24 35 -0.251 0.72 -2.8
Terry Leach 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 7 0 0 0.006 0.04 0.9
Tom Gorman 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5.01 5 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.4
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 4 6 2 5.62 36 35 0 0 -0.244 0.50 -1.4

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Robinson, W (3-8) 6 3 0 0 1 3 0 4.17 22 68 0.228 0.68 2.7
Pat Clements, S (2) 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 2.95 12 0 0 0.028 0.18 1.3
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 34 68 0 0 0.256 0.50 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: R Aguilera (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: T Gorman (2; S Khalifa).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 14,508.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lenny Dykstra CF 1 Joe Orsulak CF
2 Wally Backman 2B 2 Johnny Ray 2B
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Bill Madlock 3B
4 Darryl Strawberry RF 4 Jason Thompson 1B
5 Danny Heep LF 5 Mike Brown RF
6 Clint Hurdle C 6 Tony Pena C
7 Howard Johnson 3B 7 Denny Gonzalez LF
8 Rafael Santana SS 8 Sam Khalifa SS
9 Rick Aguilera P 9 Don Robinson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 0 1-- RR PIT B. Madlock R. Aguilera 15% 86% Home Run; Ray Scores
b1 0-0 0 12- PIT B. Madlock R. Aguilera 7% 71% Single; Orsulak to 3B; Ray to 2B
b1 0-0 0 123 O PIT J. Thompson R. Aguilera -7% 65% Fielder's Choice 1B; Orsulak out at Hm/1B-C; Ray to 3B; Madlock to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT J. Ray R. Aguilera 6% 64% Walk; Orsulak to 2B
b3 3-0 2 -2- RO PIT D. Gonzalez R. Aguilera 5% 89% Single to CF; Pena Scores; Gonzalez out at 2B/CF-1B-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' Don Robinson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra D. Robinson 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman D. Robinson 1% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- NYM K. Hernandez D. Robinson -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry D. Robinson 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT J. Orsulak R. Aguilera 4% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT J. Ray R. Aguilera 6% 64% Walk; Orsulak to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- PIT B. Madlock R. Aguilera 7% 71% Single; Orsulak to 3B; Ray to 2B
b1 0-0 0 123 O PIT J. Thompson R. Aguilera -7% 65% Fielder's Choice 1B; Orsulak out at Hm/1B-C; Ray to 3B; Madlock to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 RO PIT M. Brown R. Aguilera 1% 65% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Ray Scores; Madlock to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O PIT T. Pena R. Aguilera -4% 61% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Heep D. Robinson 2% 64% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle D. Robinson 2% 65% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson D. Robinson 1% 66% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O PIT D. Gonzalez R. Aguilera -2% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O PIT S. Khalifa R. Aguilera -1% 63% Groundout: P-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- PIT D. Robinson R. Aguilera 2% 65% Double
b2 1-0 2 -2- O PIT J. Orsulak R. Aguilera -3% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- NYM R. Santana D. Robinson -4% 58% Single
t3 0-1 0 1-- O NYM R. Aguilera D. Robinson 4% 62% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-1 1 1-- O NYM L. Dykstra D. Robinson 3% 65% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 2 1-- O NYM W. Backman D. Robinson 3% 68% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- PIT J. Ray R. Aguilera 3% 71% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- RR PIT B. Madlock R. Aguilera 15% 86% Home Run; Ray Scores
b3 3-0 0 --- O PIT J. Thompson R. Aguilera -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- O PIT M. Brown R. Aguilera -1% 84% Strikeout
b3 3-0 2 --- PIT T. Pena R. Aguilera 1% 84% Single
b3 3-0 2 1-- PIT D. Gonzalez R. Aguilera 1% 85% Pena Steals 2B
b3 3-0 2 -2- RO PIT D. Gonzalez R. Aguilera 5% 89% Single to CF; Pena Scores; Gonzalez out at 2B/CF-1B-2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Robinson 2% 91% Flyball: LF
t4 0-4 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry D. Robinson 1% 92% Popfly: SS
t4 0-4 2 --- O NYM D. Heep D. Robinson 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 8-9-1
b4 4-0 0 --- O PIT S. Khalifa R. Aguilera -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 4-0 1 --- O PIT D. Robinson R. Aguilera -0% 92% Strikeout
b4 4-0 2 --- PIT J. Orsulak R. Aguilera 1% 92% Double
b4 4-0 2 -2- PIT J. Ray R. Aguilera 0% 92% Wild Pitch; Orsulak to 3B
b4 4-0 2 --3 O PIT J. Ray R. Aguilera -1% 91% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- O NYM C. Hurdle D. Robinson 1% 93% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-4 1 --- O NYM H. Johnson D. Robinson 1% 94% Strikeout
t5 0-4 2 --- O NYM R. Santana D. Robinson 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 3-4-5
b5 4-0 0 --- R PIT B. Madlock R. Aguilera 3% 97% Home Run
b5 5-0 0 --- O PIT J. Thompson R. Aguilera -0% 97% Strikeout
b5 5-0 1 --- O PIT M. Brown R. Aguilera -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 2 --- O PIT T. Pena R. Aguilera -0% 96% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Don Robinson facing 9-1-2
Ray Knight pinch hits for Rick Aguilera (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 --- O NYM R. Knight D. Robinson 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-5 1 --- NYM L. Dykstra D. Robinson -1% 96% Single
t6 0-5 1 1-- NYM W. Backman D. Robinson -2% 94% Single; Dykstra to 2B
t6 0-5 1 12- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Robinson 2% 96% Popfly: SS
t6 0-5 2 12- O NYM D. Strawberry D. Robinson 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Terry Leach facing 7-8-9
Terry Leach replaces Ray Knight (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-0 0 --- O PIT D. Gonzalez T. Leach -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O PIT S. Khalifa T. Leach -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
Marvell Wynne pinch hits for Don Robinson (P) batting 9th
b6 5-0 2 --- O PIT M. Wynne T. Leach -0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Pat Clements facing 5-6-7
Pat Clements replaces Denny Gonzalez (LF) pitching and batting 7th
Joe Orsulak moves from CF to LF
Marvell Wynne moves from PH to CF
t7 0-5 0 --- O NYM D. Heep P. Clements 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-5 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle P. Clements 0% 99% Strikeout
t7 0-5 2 --- NYM H. Johnson P. Clements -0% 98% Single
t7 0-5 2 1-- O NYM R. Santana P. Clements 1% 99% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Terry Leach facing 1-2-3
b7 5-0 0 --- O PIT J. Orsulak T. Leach -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 5-0 1 --- O PIT J. Ray T. Leach -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 5-0 2 --- PIT B. Madlock T. Leach 0% 99% Single
b7 5-0 2 1-- O PIT J. Thompson T. Leach -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Pat Clements facing 9-1-2
Ronn Reynolds pinch hits for Terry Leach (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 0 --- O NYM R. Reynolds P. Clements 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- NYM L. Dykstra P. Clements -1% 99% Walk
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYM W. Backman P. Clements 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 0-5 2 1-- NYM K. Hernandez P. Clements -1% 98% Double; Dykstra to 3B
t8 0-5 2 -23 O NYM D. Strawberry P. Clements 1% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 5-6-7
Tom Gorman replaces Ronn Reynolds (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- O PIT M. Brown T. Gorman -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- PIT T. Pena T. Gorman 0% 100% Walk
b8 5-0 1 1-- O PIT P. Clements T. Gorman -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Pena to 2B
b8 5-0 2 -2- PIT S. Khalifa T. Gorman 0% 100% Intentional Walk
b8 5-0 2 12- O PIT M. Wynne T. Gorman -0% 100% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Pat Clements facing 5-6-7
Tom Paciorek pinch hits for Danny Heep (LF) batting 5th
t9 0-5 0 --- O NYM T. Paciorek P. Clements 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
George Foster pinch hits for Clint Hurdle (C) batting 6th
t9 0-5 1 --- O NYM G. Foster P. Clements 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-5 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson P. Clements 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Pirates 5.

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