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@BOS
2
10
CLE
@MIL
6
2
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@MIN
5
7
 
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@NYY
4
5
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@TEX
11
7
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@TOR
2
7
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@CHC
3
9
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@LAD
5
1
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@PIT
0
2
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@SDP
1
9
MON
@SFG
2
1
 
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ATL
@STL
0
7
Tuesday, August 23, 1988, 7:35
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 13,406, Time of Game: 2:02
Reds
0
63-61
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
at Pirates
2
69-57
 Won 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: Dave LaPoint (12-11)
L: Norm Charlton (0-2)
S: Jim Gott (24)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  X    2  4  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kal Daniels LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .282 .396 .438 .834 13 5 0.039 1.20 0.092 -0.053 0.3 1 0
Chris Sabo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .313 .434 .747 8 7 -0.155 1.56 0.037 -0.191 -1.1 0 1 CS
Barry Larkin SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .286 .343 .422 .765 11 7 -0.138 1.41 0.000 -0.138 -1.0 1 0
Eric Davis CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .279 .355 .508 .863 19 9 0.051 1.19 0.113 -0.063 0.4 5 0
Nick Esasky 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .244 .334 .427 .761 9 8 -0.129 1.29 0.000 -0.129 -0.9 5 0 GDP
Paul O'Neill RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .318 .416 .734 10 6 -0.096 0.95 0.000 -0.096 -0.7 3 0
Bo Diaz C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .221 .234 .347 .581 10 7 -0.099 1.33 0.000 -0.099 -0.7 7 0
Dave Concepcion 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .202 .264 .253 .517 10 7 0.002 0.89 0.042 -0.040 0.1 2 2
Norm Charlton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 2 -0.031 1.15 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 1 SH
   Lloyd McClendon PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .245 .320 .364 .684 5 3 0.020 0.45 0.020 0.000 0.1
   Rob Murphy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 0 5 0 2 3 32 .172 .226 .172 .398 97 61 -0.536 1.22 0.304 -0.840 -3.8 24 5
SH: N Charlton (1, off D LaPoint).
TB: E Davis; C Sabo; D Concepcion; L McClendon; K Daniels.
GIDP: N Esasky (5).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Sabo-D Concepcion-N Esasky.
Baserunning
CS: C Sabo (12, 2nd base by D LaPoint/M LaValliere).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Barry Bonds LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .292 .372 .517 .889 18 8 -0.060 0.72 0.002 -0.062 -0.3 1 0
Jose Lind 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .243 .290 .302 .592 14 9 0.066 0.81 0.116 -0.050 -0.5 2 2 2B,GDP
Andy Van Slyke CF 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .292 .350 .529 .879 10 5 0.185 0.97 0.207 -0.022 1.2 2 0 HR
Bobby Bonilla 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .279 .372 .486 .857 13 8 -0.059 0.81 0.000 -0.059 -0.6 1 4
Sid Bream 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .287 .345 .440 .785 13 8 -0.021 0.51 0.014 -0.035 0.1 10 2 SB
R.J. Reynolds RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .252 .289 .381 .670 7 6 -0.004 0.47 0.016 -0.020 -0.2 2 0
   Jim Gott P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike LaValliere C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259 .361 .337 .698 10 7 -0.067 0.87 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 4 1
Rafael Belliard SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .214 .286 .245 .531 13 7 -0.040 0.74 0.007 -0.048 0.0 2 2
Dave LaPoint P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 5 -0.033 0.70 0.000 -0.033 -0.2 2 1
   Glenn Wilson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .283 .318 .601 1 1 -0.002 0.31 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 1 0 SH
Team Totals 26 2 4 2 2 7 29 .154 .214 .308 .522 106 64 -0.035 0.71 0.362 -0.398 -1.4 27 12
2B: J Lind (20, off N Charlton).
HR: A Van Slyke (22, off N Charlton, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SH: G Wilson (2, off R Murphy).
TB: A Van Slyke 4; J Lind 2; R Reynolds; S Bream.
GIDP: J Lind (9).
RBI: A Van Slyke 2 (81).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Belliard-J Lind-S Bream.
Baserunning
SB: S Bream (9, 2nd base off N Charlton/B Diaz).

Cincinnati Reds

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
Norm Charlton, L (0-2) 7 4 2 2 0 7 1 6.52 25 94 60 30 9 21 4 14 6 0 68 0.025 0.78 0.9
Rob Murphy 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.02 4 12 4 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.011 0.30 0.4
Team Totals 8 4 2 2 2 7 1 2.25 29 106 64 32 9 23 6 14 6 0 68 0 0 0.036 0.71 1.4

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
Dave LaPoint, W (12-11) 7.2 4 0 0 2 3 0 3.12 28 93 56 31 12 13 14 9 2 0 72 0.410 1.16 3.0
Jim Gott, S (24) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.84 4 7 5 5 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0.126 1.68 0.8
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 32 100 61 36 12 13 17 10 2 0 72 2 0 0.536 1.22 3.8
Balks: D LaPoint (6).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Hirschbeck, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Bob Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 13,406.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Kal Daniels LF 1 Barry Bonds LF
2 Chris Sabo 3B 2 Jose Lind 2B
3 Barry Larkin SS 3 Andy Van Slyke CF
4 Eric Davis CF 4 Bobby Bonilla 3B
5 Nick Esasky 1B 5 Sid Bream 1B
6 Paul O'Neill RF 6 R.J. Reynolds RF
7 Bo Diaz C 7 Mike LaValliere C
8 Dave Concepcion 2B 8 Rafael Belliard SS
9 Norm Charlton P 9 Dave LaPoint P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR PIT A. Van Slyke N. Charlton 21% 90% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Lind Scores
b7 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT J. Lind N. Charlton 12% 70% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t3 0-0 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CIN C. Sabo D. LaPoint 8% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CIN N. Esasky J. Gott 7% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O CIN P. O'Neill D. LaPoint 7% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN K. Daniels D. LaPoint 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN C. Sabo D. LaPoint 1% 54% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN B. Larkin D. LaPoint 1% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT B. Bonds N. Charlton -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Lind N. Charlton -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O PIT A. Van Slyke N. Charlton -1% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CIN E. Davis D. LaPoint -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- CIN N. Esasky D. LaPoint -3% 43% Balk; Davis to 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CIN N. Esasky D. LaPoint 1% 44% Flyball: RF; Davis to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O CIN P. O'Neill D. LaPoint 7% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O CIN B. Diaz D. LaPoint 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT B. Bonilla N. Charlton -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT S. Bream N. Charlton -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Reynolds N. Charlton -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CIN D. Concepcion D. LaPoint -4% 46% Single to SS (Line Drive)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CIN N. Charlton D. LaPoint 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Concepcion to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  CIN K. Daniels D. LaPoint -6% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Concepcion to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CIN C. Sabo D. LaPoint 8% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O CIN B. Larkin D. LaPoint 5% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT M. LaValliere N. Charlton -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Belliard N. Charlton -2% 51% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT D. LaPoint N. Charlton -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN E. Davis D. LaPoint 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN N. Esasky D. LaPoint 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN P. O'Neill D. LaPoint 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT B. Bonds N. Charlton -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT J. Lind N. Charlton -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. Van Slyke N. Charlton -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN B. Diaz D. LaPoint 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN D. Concepcion D. LaPoint 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN N. Charlton D. LaPoint 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Bonilla N. Charlton -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT S. Bream N. Charlton -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT R. Reynolds N. Charlton 2% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b5 0-0 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O PIT M. LaValliere N. Charlton -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN K. Daniels D. LaPoint 3% 53% Flyball: SS
t6 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CIN C. Sabo D. LaPoint -4% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
t6 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CIN B. Larkin D. LaPoint 4% 54% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted; Sabo stays at 1B
t6 0-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CIN E. Davis D. LaPoint 3% 57% Sabo Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Belliard N. Charlton -3% 54% Flyball: RF
b6 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT D. LaPoint N. Charlton -2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O PIT B. Bonds N. Charlton -2% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN E. Davis D. LaPoint 4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN N. Esasky D. LaPoint 3% 56% Groundout: P unassisted
t7 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN P. O'Neill D. LaPoint 2% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Norm Charlton facing 2-3-4
b7 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT J. Lind N. Charlton 12% 70% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
b7 0-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR PIT A. Van Slyke N. Charlton 21% 90% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Lind Scores
b7 2-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT B. Bonilla N. Charlton -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT S. Bream N. Charlton 1% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b7 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT R. Reynolds N. Charlton -1% 89% Flyball: CF
b7 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT M. LaValliere N. Charlton 1% 90% Bream Steals 2B
b7 2-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O PIT M. LaValliere N. Charlton -1% 89% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dave LaPoint facing 7-8-9
t8 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN B. Diaz D. LaPoint 3% 92% Flyball: CF
t8 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN D. Concepcion D. LaPoint 2% 94% Groundout: P-1B
Lloyd McClendon pinch hits for Norm Charlton (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CIN L. McClendon D. LaPoint -2% 92% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Front of Home)
t8 0-2 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  CIN K. Daniels D. LaPoint -3% 88% Walk; McClendon to 2B
Jim Gott replaces R.J. Reynolds (RF) pitching and batting 6th
Glenn Wilson replaces Dave LaPoint (P) playing RF batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CIN C. Sabo J. Gott 6% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Rob Murphy facing 8-9-1
Rob Murphy replaces Lloyd McClendon (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT R. Belliard R. Murphy 1% 96% Walk
b8 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT G. Wilson R. Murphy -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Belliard to 2B
b8 2-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  PIT B. Bonds R. Murphy 0% 96% Walk
b8 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO PIT J. Lind R. Murphy -2% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Jim Gott facing 3-4-5
t9 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN B. Larkin J. Gott 3% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 0-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CIN E. Davis J. Gott -4% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 0-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CIN N. Esasky J. Gott 7% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 2.

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