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Scores
Standings
CAL
@CLE
3
7
BOS
@DET
1
5
TOR
@MIL
5
1
KCR
@MIN
1
4
CHW
@OAK
4
3
TEX
@SEA
0
6
SDP
@ATL
10
1
PHI
@CHC
7
9
HOU
@CIN
3
4
SFG
@LAD
2
6
NYM
@PIT
7
8
Friday, September 27, 1985,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 4,843, Time of Game: 2:58
Mets
7
93-61
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Pirates
8
53-98
 Won 2 
6th, 43 GB
L: Wes Gardner (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  3   0  0  0   0  2  0    7 14  2
Pirates         1  1  6   0  0  0   0  0  X    8  9  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .280 .336 .428 .764 -0.054 0.89 0.040 -0.094 -0.2 2 0
Wally Backman 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .326 .349 .675 0.038 1.02 0.096 -0.057 0.3 1 3 2B
   Ray Knight PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .215 .250 .330 .580 0.115 2.79 0.115 0.000 0.4
   Ron Gardenhire PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .317 .182 .499 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Keith Hernandez 1B 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 .301 .379 .420 .799 0.235 1.79 0.283 -0.048 1.3 10 0 2B
Gary Carter C 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .286 .369 .496 .865 -0.199 2.50 0.119 -0.319 -1.1 6 0 2B,GDP
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .270 .385 .542 .927 0.002 2.18 0.184 -0.182 0.9 4 1 HR
Danny Heep LF 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .283 .340 .426 .766 0.164 1.64 0.172 -0.008 1.5 1 0
   Tom Paciorek PH-LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263 .305 .306 .611 -0.167 2.24 0.000 -0.167 -0.8 0 0
Howard Johnson 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .239 .301 .390 .691 -0.036 0.56 0.014 -0.050 -0.4 0 1 2B
Rafael Santana SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .260 .297 .302 .599 0.022 0.66 0.063 -0.040 0.7 0 3 2B
Ed Lynch P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .127 .077 .204 -0.014 0.56 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 0 0
   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 0
   Wes Gardner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Randy Niemann P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Beane PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 -0.013 0.55 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
   Terry Leach P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .231 .250 .481 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Christensen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .185 .307 .324 .631 -0.019 0.69 0.000 -0.019 -0.2
   Bill Latham P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rusty Staub PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .404 .419 .822 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   George Foster PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .261 .330 .453 .783 0.085 1.44 0.085 0.000 0.9
   Lenny Dykstra PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .338 .336 .675 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Roger McDowell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .211 .222 .433 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 40 7 14 7 2 6 42 .350 .381 .550 .931 0.159 1.47 1.171 -1.011 3.0 24 9
2B: W Backman (22, off R Rhoden); G Carter (16, off R Rhoden); K Hernandez (31, off L McWilliams); H Johnson (17, off C Guante); R Santana (16, off C Guante).
HR: D Strawberry (26, off R Rhoden, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: K Hernandez 5; D Strawberry 4; W Backman 3; R Santana 3; H Johnson 2; G Carter 2; G Foster; R Knight; D Heep.
GIDP: G Carter (16).
RBI: D Heep 2 (42); D Strawberry 2 (72); G Carter (96); G Foster (73); R Santana (28).
2-out RBI: D Heep 2; R Santana; G Foster.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Fielding
E: G Carter (7); H Johnson (16).
Outfield Assists: D Strawberry (M Brown at home plate).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Orsulak CF 5 2 4 2 0 0 5 .298 .334 .362 .696 0.286 1.08 0.292 -0.006 2.9 6 0 3B,SB
R.J. Reynolds LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .283 .324 .388 .712 -0.018 1.00 0.065 -0.082 -0.6 1 0
Johnny Ray 2B 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .265 .313 .357 .670 -0.043 0.89 0.026 -0.069 -0.4 1 6 SB
Sid Bream 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .231 .317 .417 .734 0.072 0.80 0.100 -0.027 0.5 10 0
Mike Brown RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .295 .345 .447 .791 0.110 0.95 0.120 -0.009 0.7 2 0
Tony Pena C 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .253 .286 .366 .653 0.192 1.41 0.195 -0.003 1.8 7 0
Jim Morrison 3B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .245 .270 .327 .597 -0.112 1.57 0.000 -0.112 -1.3 0 1
Sam Khalifa SS 2 1 0 2 1 0 4 .234 .301 .318 .619 0.105 1.62 0.126 -0.022 0.5 0 3 SF
Rick Rhoden P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .197 .219 .239 .459 -0.034 1.26 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 0 1
   Lee Mazzilli PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .278 .420 .374 .793 0.118 3.28 0.118 0.000 1.0
   Larry McWilliams P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .135 .158 .162 .320 -0.008 0.30 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 0 0
   Cecilio Guante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .067 .067 .133 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pat Clements P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 0
   Jose DeLeon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 .128 .056 .184 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 8 9 8 5 5 38 .281 .368 .344 .712 0.659 1.15 1.042 -0.381 4.4 27 11
3B: J Orsulak (5, off R McDowell).
SF: S Khalifa (4, off E Lynch).
TB: J Orsulak 6; R Reynolds; T Pena; J Morrison; S Bream; L Mazzilli.
RBI: S Khalifa 2 (29); J Orsulak 2 (21); J Ray (54); L Mazzilli (9); T Pena (58); S Bream (17).
2-out RBI: J Orsulak 2; S Khalifa; L Mazzilli.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Khalifa-J Ray-S Bream.
Baserunning
SB: J Orsulak (21, 2nd base off E Lynch/G Carter); J Ray (13, 2nd base off B Latham/G Carter).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Lynch 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 3.44 9 44 -0.125 1.39 -1.1
Tom Gorman 0.1 3 3 2 0 0 0 5.13 4 0 0 -0.144 1.74 -1.4
Wes Gardner, BS (1), L (0-2) 0.1 1 3 0 2 1 0 5.73 5 2 2 -0.343 3.25 -2.9
Randy Niemann 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 3 2 -0.135 1.68 -1.3
Terry Leach 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.08 7 0 0 0.037 0.34 0.9
Bill Latham 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.08 7 0 0 0.024 0.20 0.9
Roger McDowell 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.74 4 0 0 0.027 0.49 0.4
Team Totals 8 9 8 3 5 5 0 3.38 38 44 5 4 -0.659 1.15 -4.4

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Rhoden 3 6 5 5 1 2 1 4.29 16 28 -0.413 1.13 -3.7
Larry McWilliams, W (6-8) 4 3 0 0 1 2 0 4.73 15 0 0 0.168 0.90 1.8
Cecilio Guante, H (3) 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 0 2.61 4 0 0 -0.033 0.54 -0.9
Pat Clements, H (7) 0.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.30 4 1 1 -0.310 2.73 -1.7
Jose DeLeon, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.67 3 2 0 0.430 5.71 1.4
Team Totals 9 14 7 7 2 6 1 7.00 42 28 3 1 -0.158 1.47 -3.0
P Clements faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 4,843.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Mookie Wilson CF 1 Joe Orsulak CF
2 Wally Backman 2B 2 R.J. Reynolds LF
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Johnny Ray 2B
4 Gary Carter C 4 Sid Bream 1B
5 Darryl Strawberry RF 5 Mike Brown RF
6 Danny Heep LF 6 Tony Pena C
7 Howard Johnson 3B 7 Jim Morrison 3B
8 Rafael Santana SS 8 Sam Khalifa SS
9 Ed Lynch P 9 Rick Rhoden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 123 RR NYM D. Heep R. Rhoden -17% 30% Single; Backman Scores; Hernandez Scores; Strawberry to 2B
t9 7-8 0 1-- NYM K. Hernandez P. Clements -17% 57% Single; Gardenhire to 2B
t3 3-2 1 -2- RR NYM D. Strawberry R. Rhoden -16% 20% Home Run; Carter Scores
t9 7-8 0 12- O NYM G. Carter J. DeLeon 16% 73% Flyball: RF
b3 6-5 2 123 RR PIT J. Orsulak R. Niemann 15% 85% Single; Pena Scores/unER; Khalifa Scores/unER; Mazzilli 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' Rick Rhoden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Rhoden 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Backman R. Rhoden -2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez R. Rhoden -4% 46% Single; Backman to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYM G. Carter R. Rhoden 4% 50% Flyball: CF; Backman to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 NYM D. Strawberry R. Rhoden -2% 47% Walk; Hernandez to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 RR NYM D. Heep R. Rhoden -17% 30% Single; Backman Scores; Hernandez Scores; Strawberry to 2B
t1 2-0 2 12- O NYM H. Johnson R. Rhoden 3% 33% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- PIT J. Orsulak E. Lynch 4% 37% Single
b1 0-2 0 1-- O PIT R. Reynolds E. Lynch 1% 38% Strikeout, Orsulak Steals 2B; Orsulak to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 0-2 1 --3 RO PIT J. Ray E. Lynch 2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B; Orsulak Scores/unER
b1 1-2 2 --- O PIT S. Bream E. Lynch -1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Rick Rhoden facing 8-9-1
t2 2-1 0 --- O NYM R. Santana R. Rhoden 2% 41% Strikeout
t2 2-1 1 --- O NYM E. Lynch R. Rhoden 1% 42% Flyball: CF
t2 2-1 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Rhoden 1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 5-6-7
b2 1-2 0 --- PIT M. Brown E. Lynch 4% 47% Walk
b2 1-2 0 1-- PIT T. Pena E. Lynch 7% 54% Single; Brown to 2B
b2 1-2 0 12- O PIT J. Morrison E. Lynch -0% 53% Single to RF; Brown out at Hm/RF-C; Pena to 3B; Morrison to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b2 1-2 1 -23 RO PIT S. Khalifa E. Lynch 0% 53% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Pena Scores
b2 2-2 2 -2- O PIT R. Rhoden E. Lynch -3% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Rick Rhoden facing 2-3-4
t3 2-2 0 --- NYM W. Backman R. Rhoden -7% 43% Double
t3 2-2 0 -2- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Rhoden 5% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-2 1 -2- R NYM G. Carter R. Rhoden -12% 36% Double; Backman Scores
t3 3-2 1 -2- RR NYM D. Strawberry R. Rhoden -16% 20% Home Run; Carter Scores
t3 5-2 1 --- O NYM D. Heep R. Rhoden 1% 21% Flyball: CF
t3 5-2 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson R. Rhoden 1% 21% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 1-2-3
Tom Gorman replaces Ed Lynch pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-5 0 --- PIT J. Orsulak T. Gorman 4% 25% Single
b3 2-5 0 1-- PIT R. Reynolds T. Gorman 6% 32% Single; Orsulak to 2B
b3 2-5 0 12- O PIT J. Ray T. Gorman -6% 26% Flyball: RF
b3 2-5 1 12- R PIT S. Bream T. Gorman 10% 36% Single; Orsulak Scores; Reynolds to 2B
Wes Gardner replaces Tom Gorman pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-5 1 12- PIT M. Brown W. Gardner 8% 43% Walk; Reynolds to 3B; Bream to 2B
b3 3-5 1 123 R PIT T. Pena W. Gardner 12% 55% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Reynolds Scores; Bream to 3B; Brown to 2B; Pena to 1B
b3 4-5 1 123 O PIT J. Morrison W. Gardner -9% 46% Strikeout
b3 4-5 2 123 R PIT S. Khalifa W. Gardner 13% 58% Walk; Bream Scores/unER; Brown to 3B; Pena to 2B
Lee Mazzilli pinch hits for Rick Rhoden (P) batting 9th
b3 5-5 2 123 R PIT L. Mazzilli W. Gardner 12% 70% Single; Brown Scores/unER; Pena to 3B; Khalifa to 2B
Randy Niemann replaces Wes Gardner pitching and batting 9th
b3 6-5 2 123 RR PIT J. Orsulak R. Niemann 15% 85% Single; Pena Scores/unER; Khalifa Scores/unER; Mazzilli to 2B
b3 8-5 2 12- O PIT R. Reynolds R. Niemann -2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Larry McWilliams facing 8-9-1
Larry McWilliams replaces Lee Mazzilli (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-8 0 --- O NYM R. Santana L. McWilliams 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
Billy Beane pinch hits for Randy Niemann (P) batting 9th
t4 5-8 1 --- O NYM B. Beane L. McWilliams 1% 87% Strikeout
t4 5-8 2 --- O NYM M. Wilson L. McWilliams 1% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-5, Mets' Terry Leach facing 3-4-5
Terry Leach replaces Billy Beane (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 8-5 0 --- O PIT J. Ray T. Leach -1% 87% Flyball: CF
b4 8-5 1 --- O PIT S. Bream T. Leach -1% 86% Flyball: LF
b4 8-5 2 --- O PIT M. Brown T. Leach -0% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Larry McWilliams facing 2-3-4
t5 5-8 0 --- O NYM W. Backman L. McWilliams 2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 5-8 1 --- NYM K. Hernandez L. McWilliams -4% 84% Double
t5 5-8 1 -2- O NYM G. Carter L. McWilliams 3% 87% Flyball: CF
t5 5-8 2 -2- O NYM D. Strawberry L. McWilliams 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-5, Mets' Terry Leach facing 6-7-8
b5 8-5 0 --- PIT T. Pena T. Leach 1% 91% Walk
b5 8-5 0 1-- O PIT J. Morrison T. Leach -1% 90% Strikeout
b5 8-5 1 1-- O PIT S. Khalifa T. Leach -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b5 8-5 2 1-- O PIT L. McWilliams T. Leach -1% 88% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Larry McWilliams facing 6-7-8
Tom Paciorek pinch hits for Danny Heep (LF) batting 6th
t6 5-8 0 --- O NYM T. Paciorek L. McWilliams 2% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 5-8 1 --- O NYM H. Johnson L. McWilliams 1% 92% Foul Flyball: C
t6 5-8 2 --- NYM R. Santana L. McWilliams -1% 90% Single
John Christensen pinch hits for Terry Leach (P) batting 9th
t6 5-8 2 1-- O NYM J. Christensen L. McWilliams 2% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-5, Mets' Bill Latham facing 1-2-3
Bill Latham replaces John Christensen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Tom Paciorek moves from PH to LF
b6 8-5 0 --- O PIT J. Orsulak B. Latham -1% 92% Flyball: RF
b6 8-5 1 --- O PIT R. Reynolds B. Latham -0% 91% Groundout: P-1B
b6 8-5 2 --- PIT J. Ray B. Latham 0% 92% Walk
b6 8-5 2 1-- PIT S. Bream B. Latham 0% 92% Ray Steals 2B
b6 8-5 2 -2- O PIT S. Bream B. Latham -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Larry McWilliams facing 1-2-3
t7 5-8 0 --- NYM M. Wilson L. McWilliams -4% 87% Walk
t7 5-8 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman L. McWilliams 4% 90% Flyball: RF
t7 5-8 1 1-- NYM K. Hernandez L. McWilliams -4% 86% Single; Wilson to 2B
t7 5-8 1 12- OO NYM G. Carter L. McWilliams 9% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-5, Mets' Bill Latham facing 5-6-7
b7 8-5 0 --- O PIT M. Brown B. Latham -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 8-5 1 --- O PIT T. Pena B. Latham -0% 94% Flyball: 2B
b7 8-5 2 --- O PIT J. Morrison B. Latham -0% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Cecilio Guante facing 5-6-7
Cecilio Guante replaces Larry McWilliams pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-8 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry C. Guante 2% 96% Strikeout
t8 5-8 1 --- O NYM T. Paciorek C. Guante 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-8 2 --- NYM H. Johnson C. Guante -1% 96% Double
t8 5-8 2 -2- R NYM R. Santana C. Guante -5% 91% Double; Johnson Scores
Pat Clements replaces Cecilio Guante pitching and batting 9th
George Foster pinch hits for Rusty Staub batting 9th
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Bill Latham (P) batting 9th
t8 6-8 2 -2- R NYM G. Foster P. Clements -9% 82% Single; Santana Scores
Lenny Dykstra pinch runs for George Foster (PH) batting 9th
t8 7-8 2 1-- O NYM M. Wilson P. Clements 6% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-7, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 8-9-1
Roger McDowell replaces Lenny Dykstra (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-7 0 --- O PIT S. Khalifa R. McDowell -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 8-7 1 --- O PIT P. Clements R. McDowell -1% 86% Strikeout
b8 8-7 2 --- PIT J. Orsulak R. McDowell 2% 87% Triple
b8 8-7 2 --3 O PIT R. Reynolds R. McDowell -2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Pirates 8.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 7-8, Pirates' Pat Clements facing 2-3-4
Ray Knight pinch hits for Wally Backman (2B) batting 2nd
t9 7-8 0 --- NYM R. Knight P. Clements -11% 74% Single
Ron Gardenhire pinch runs for Ray Knight (PH) batting 2nd
t9 7-8 0 1-- NYM K. Hernandez P. Clements -17% 57% Single; Gardenhire to 2B
Jose DeLeon replaces Pat Clements pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-8 0 12- O NYM G. Carter J. DeLeon 16% 73% Flyball: RF
t9 7-8 1 12- O NYM D. Strawberry J. DeLeon 14% 87% Flyball: CF
t9 7-8 2 12- O NYM T. Paciorek J. DeLeon 13% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 7, Pirates 8.

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  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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