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1
Sunday, May 22, 1988, 1:35
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 32,683, Time of Game: 2:45
Braves
6
12-27
 Won 1 
6th, 11½ GB
at Pirates
4
25-17
 Lost 1 
2nd, 5½ GB
W: Rick Mahler (4-4)
L: Bob Walk (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          5  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    6 11  2
Pirates         0  0  3   0  0  1   0  0  0    4 10  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Albert Hall CF 4 1 0 0 1 2 .258 .658 21 13 0.030 0.63 0.064 -0.035 -0.2 1 0 SB
Andres Thomas SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .610 13 7 -0.023 0.51 0.025 -0.048 0.1 2 3 2B
Dion James LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .273 .734 18 14 0.096 0.67 0.134 -0.038 1.2 2 0 2B,GDP
Dale Murphy RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .223 .720 15 9 0.099 0.49 0.120 -0.021 0.7 1 0 3B
Gerald Perry 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 .293 .758 9 7 0.055 0.43 0.077 -0.021 0.6 12 1 2B,SB,CS
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .226 .658 16 6 -0.014 0.40 0.009 -0.023 -0.4 0 1 IW
Bruce Benedict C 4 0 1 2 0 1 .189 .505 19 14 0.081 0.43 0.097 -0.016 1.3 6 1 2B
Ron Gant 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .202 .586 19 11 -0.005 0.23 0.012 -0.017 -0.1 3 7 SB
Rick Mahler P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .050 .195 7 7 -0.024 0.31 0.000 -0.024 -0.6 0 0
   Bruce Sutter P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 4 3 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 11 6 2 7 .314 .837 141 91 0.286 0.46 0.538 -0.252 2.2 27 13
2B: G Perry (7, off B Walk); A Thomas (7, off B Walk); B Benedict (2, off B Walk); D James (6, off B Walk).
3B: D Murphy (1, off B Walk).
IBB: K Oberkfell (6, by B Walk).
TB: G Perry 4; D Murphy 3; D James 3; A Thomas 3; B Benedict 2; K Oberkfell; R Gant.
GIDP: D James (2).
RBI: B Benedict 2 (3); D James 2 (7); D Murphy (13); G Perry (21).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 6 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Thomas-R Gant-G Perry 2.
E: R Gant (5); B Sutter (2).
Baserunning
SB: R Gant (3, 2nd base off J Robinson/M LaValliere); G Perry (12, 2nd base off S Medvin/M LaValliere); A Hall (10, 2nd base off B Walk/M LaValliere).
CS: G Perry (5, 2nd base by B Kipper POCS).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Barry Bonds LF 5 1 0 0 0 2 .256 .858 24 15 -0.095 0.82 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 1 0
Jose Lind 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 .251 .602 12 7 0.030 0.77 0.083 -0.054 1.4 1 2 3B
Andy Van Slyke CF 4 1 3 1 0 0 .270 .801 15 8 0.178 1.09 0.182 -0.005 1.6 0 1
Bobby Bonilla 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .323 .992 11 9 -0.127 1.31 0.000 -0.127 -1.1 0 1
Sid Bream 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .270 .771 18 11 0.116 1.01 0.136 -0.020 1.1 11 2 2·2B
R.J. Reynolds RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .236 .670 18 13 -0.041 1.62 0.077 -0.118 -0.5 1 0
   Jeff Robinson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .347 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike LaValliere C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .305 .798 9 7 -0.111 1.42 0.085 -0.196 -1.2 8 0 GDP
Al Pedrique SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 .210 .527 8 7 -0.027 0.71 0.016 -0.043 0.1 4 8
   Randy Milligan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .702 4 3 -0.147 3.28 0.000 -0.147 -0.7 GDP
Bob Walk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 .111 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   John Cangelosi PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .162 .485 5 3 0.029 0.65 0.029 0.000 0.6
   Scott Medvin P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 2 1 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 1
   Darnell Coles PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .697 5 3 -0.022 0.95 0.000 -0.022 -0.1
   Bob Kipper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike Diaz RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .308 .778 1 1 0.026 0.47 0.026 0.000 0.1 0 0
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 0 6 .270 .649 132 88 -0.214 1.12 0.634 -0.850 0.2 27 16
2B: S Bream 2 (12, 2 off R Mahler).
3B: J Lind (1, off R Mahler).
TB: S Bream 4; A Van Slyke 3; J Lind 3; M LaValliere; R Reynolds; M Diaz; A Pedrique.
GIDP: R Milligan (1); M LaValliere (4).
RBI: J Lind 2 (14); S Bream (13); A Van Slyke (23).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Pedrique-S Bream.
Outfield Assists: A Van Slyke (G Perry at home plate).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Mahler, W (4-4) 7.1 8 4 3 0 4 0 4.01 30 107 68 41 4 23 14 12 4 0 52 0.056 0.93 -1.1
Bruce Sutter, S (4) 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.79 7 25 20 13 6 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0.160 1.96 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 4 3 0 6 0 3.00 37 132 88 54 10 24 19 12 4 0 52 1 0 0.216 1.12 -0.2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Walk, L (4-3) 3 6 6 6 2 2 0 2.70 17 68 40 25 4 11 7 6 3 0 23 -0.407 0.61 -4.7
Scott Medvin 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 6.30 13 49 33 15 6 12 5 5 1 0 0 0 0.089 0.35 1.7
Bob Kipper 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.18 3 10 7 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.021 0.35 0.4
Jeff Robinson 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.62 4 14 11 6 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.013 0.28 0.4
Team Totals 9 11 6 6 2 7 0 6.00 37 141 91 50 12 29 16 12 5 0 23 0 0 -0.284 0.46 -2.2
Balks: R Mahler 2 (3).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Walk (2; K Oberkfell).
Pickoffs: B Kipper (3; G Perry, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 0mph, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Albert Hall CF 1 Barry Bonds LF
2 Andres Thomas SS 2 Jose Lind 2B
3 Dion James LF 3 Andy Van Slyke CF
4 Dale Murphy RF 4 Bobby Bonilla 3B
5 Gerald Perry 1B 5 Sid Bream 1B
6 Ken Oberkfell 3B 6 R.J. Reynolds RF
7 Bruce Benedict C 7 Mike LaValliere C
8 Ron Gant 2B 8 Al Pedrique SS
9 Rick Mahler P 9 Bob Walk P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 4-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO PIT M. LaValliere R. Mahler 17% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
b9 4-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO PIT R. Milligan B. Sutter 15% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t1 1-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  R ATL D. Murphy B. Walk 12% 75% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF); James Scores
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R ATL D. James B. Walk 11% 63% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Hall Scores
t1 3-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  RR ATL B. Benedict B. Walk 10% 91% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Perry Scores; Oberkfell Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  ATL A. Hall B. Walk 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  ATL A. Thomas B. Walk 3% 56% Hall Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O ATL A. Thomas B. Walk -4% 52% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R ATL D. James B. Walk 11% 63% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Hall Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  R ATL D. Murphy B. Walk 12% 75% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF); James Scores
t1 2-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  R ATL G. Perry B. Walk 5% 80% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Murphy Scores
t1 3-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  ATL K. Oberkfell B. Walk 1% 81% Intentional Walk
t1 3-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  RR ATL B. Benedict B. Walk 10% 91% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Perry Scores; Oberkfell Scores
t1 5-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O ATL R. Gant B. Walk -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 5-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O ATL R. Mahler B. Walk -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT B. Bonds R. Mahler 1% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b1 0-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Lind R. Mahler 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. Van Slyke R. Mahler 0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 1-2-3
t2 5-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL A. Hall B. Walk -1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 5-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  ATL A. Thomas B. Walk 1% 92% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t2 5-0 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  R ATL D. James B. Walk 3% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Thomas Scores
t2 6-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O ATL D. Murphy B. Walk -0% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
t2 6-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O ATL G. Perry B. Walk -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 4-5-6
b2 0-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT B. Bonilla R. Mahler 1% 95% Flyball: CF
b2 0-6 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT S. Bream R. Mahler -2% 93% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b2 0-6 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Reynolds R. Mahler 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-6 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT M. LaValliere R. Mahler 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-0, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 6-7-8
t3 6-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL K. Oberkfell B. Walk -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 6-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O ATL B. Benedict B. Walk -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
t3 6-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O ATL R. Gant B. Walk -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 8-9-1
b3 0-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT A. Pedrique R. Mahler -2% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
John Cangelosi pinch hits for Bob Walk (P) batting 9th
b3 0-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  PIT J. Cangelosi R. Mahler -3% 90% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Pedrique to 2B
b3 0-6 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O PIT B. Bonds R. Mahler 2% 92% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Pedrique to 3B
b3 0-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RR PIT J. Lind R. Mahler -8% 84% Triple to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Pedrique Scores; Bonds Scores/unER
b3 2-6 1 --3 5,(3-1)  R PIT A. Van Slyke R. Mahler -4% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Lind Scores
b3 3-6 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT B. Bonilla R. Mahler 3% 82% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-6 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT S. Bream R. Mahler 2% 84% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Scott Medvin facing 9-1-2
Scott Medvin replaces John Cangelosi (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t4 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL R. Mahler S. Medvin -1% 83% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
t4 6-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O ATL A. Hall S. Medvin -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t4 6-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O ATL A. Thomas S. Medvin -1% 82% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 6-7-8
b4 3-6 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT R. Reynolds R. Mahler 2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT M. LaValliere R. Mahler 1% 85% Popfly: 1B (Deep 1B)
b4 3-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. Pedrique R. Mahler 1% 86% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Scott Medvin facing 3-4-5
t5 6-3 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O ATL D. James S. Medvin -1% 85% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t5 6-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL D. Murphy S. Medvin -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 6-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL G. Perry S. Medvin 1% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 6-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  ATL K. Oberkfell S. Medvin 1% 86% Perry Steals 2B
t5 6-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O ATL K. Oberkfell S. Medvin -2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Perry out at Hm/CF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 9-1-2
b5 3-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT S. Medvin R. Mahler 2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b5 3-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Bonds R. Mahler 1% 88% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Lind R. Mahler 1% 89% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Scott Medvin facing 7-8-9
t6 6-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL B. Benedict S. Medvin -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t6 6-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O ATL R. Gant S. Medvin -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL R. Mahler S. Medvin -0% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 3-4-5
b6 3-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. Van Slyke R. Mahler -4% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b6 3-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT B. Bonilla R. Mahler -2% 80% Balk; Van Slyke to 2B
b6 3-6 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  PIT B. Bonilla R. Mahler -2% 78% Balk; Van Slyke to 3B
b6 3-6 0 --3 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Bonilla R. Mahler 5% 83% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-6 1 --3 5,(2-2)  R PIT S. Bream R. Mahler -8% 75% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Van Slyke Scores
b6 4-6 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  PIT R. Reynolds R. Mahler -8% 67% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Bream to 3B
b6 4-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO PIT M. LaValliere R. Mahler 17% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Pirates' Scott Medvin facing 1-2-3
t7 6-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL A. Hall S. Medvin -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL A. Thomas S. Medvin 1% 84% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep 2B)
t7 6-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO ATL D. James S. Medvin -3% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 8-9-1
b7 4-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT A. Pedrique R. Mahler 3% 85% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
Darnell Coles pinch hits for Scott Medvin (P) batting 9th
b7 4-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT D. Coles R. Mahler 2% 87% Flyball: LF
b7 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT B. Bonds R. Mahler 1% 89% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Pirates' Bob Kipper facing 4-5-6
Bob Kipper replaces Darnell Coles (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL D. Murphy B. Kipper -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 6-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  ATL G. Perry B. Kipper 1% 89% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
t8 6-4 1 1-- O ATL K. Oberkfell B. Kipper -2% 87% Perry Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t8 6-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL K. Oberkfell B. Kipper -0% 86% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Rick Mahler facing 2-3-4
b8 4-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O PIT J. Lind R. Mahler 4% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 4-6 1 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT A. Van Slyke R. Mahler -5% 85% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
Bruce Sutter replaces Rick Mahler pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-6 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT B. Bonilla B. Sutter 4% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Van Slyke to 2B
b8 4-6 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  PIT S. Bream B. Sutter -4% 86% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball to P's Right); Van Slyke to 3B
b8 4-6 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Reynolds B. Sutter 8% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Pirates' Jeff Robinson facing 7-8-9
Jeff Robinson replaces R.J. Reynolds (RF) pitching and batting 6th
Mike Diaz replaces Bob Kipper (P) playing RF batting 9th
t9 6-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL B. Benedict J. Robinson -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 6-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL R. Gant J. Robinson 1% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t9 6-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  ATL B. Sutter J. Robinson 1% 95% Gant Steals 2B
t9 6-4 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O ATL B. Sutter J. Robinson -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-4 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O ATL A. Hall J. Robinson -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Bruce Sutter facing 7-8-9
b9 4-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT M. LaValliere B. Sutter -8% 84% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B)
Randy Milligan pinch hits for Al Pedrique (SS) batting 8th
b9 4-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO PIT R. Milligan B. Sutter 15% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT M. Diaz B. Sutter -3% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b9 4-6 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  O PIT B. Bonds B. Sutter 4% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Pirates 4.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • 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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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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