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9
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Monday, September 16, 1991
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 16,149, Time of Game: 2:28
Cubs
4
70-74
 Lost 2 
3rd, 16 GB
at Pirates
5
86-58
 Won 1 
1st
W: Zane Smith (15-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  2  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    4  6  1
Pirates         0  2  0   0  0  3   0  0  X    5  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Dascenzo CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .251 .324 .314 .638 18 9 0.112 1.04 0.134 -0.022 0.6 3 0
Mark Grace 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .275 .346 .368 .714 10 8 -0.235 1.60 0.000 -0.235 -1.3 8 2
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .293 .379 .490 .868 10 8 0.076 0.81 0.136 -0.060 0.6 2 3 2B
Andre Dawson RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .275 .301 .491 .793 17 14 -0.139 1.37 0.000 -0.139 -0.9 1 0
George Bell LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .290 .329 .480 .810 11 10 0.079 0.99 0.138 -0.060 1.0 3 0 HR
Hector Villanueva C 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .281 .346 .548 .894 21 12 0.137 0.89 0.194 -0.057 1.4 5 0 HR
Luis Salazar 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263 .298 .438 .736 8 6 -0.065 0.89 0.000 -0.065 -0.5 0 3
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .295 .412 .707 5 5 -0.045 0.61 0.000 -0.045 -0.3 1 1
Frank Castillo P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .138 .194 .138 .331 9 6 -0.040 0.81 0.000 -0.040 -0.4 0 1
   Jerome Walton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218 .265 .325 .590 4 3 -0.020 0.79 0.000 -0.020 -0.1
   Les Lancaster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .185 .259 .444 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 1 9 33 .188 .212 .406 .618 113 81 -0.140 1.02 0.602 -0.743 -0.1 24 10
2B: R Sandberg (29, off Z Smith).
HR: H Villanueva (10, off Z Smith, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF); G Bell (25, off Z Smith, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: G Bell 5; H Villanueva 4; R Sandberg 2; D Dascenzo 2.
RBI: H Villanueva 2 (26); G Bell (83); R Sandberg (88).
2-out RBI: R Sandberg.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Grace-S Dunston.
E: A Dawson (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Orlando Merced 1B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .278 .373 .410 .783 18 13 0.282 1.11 0.366 -0.084 1.0 12 0 HR
Jay Bell SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .325 .425 .750 23 18 -0.089 0.87 0.000 -0.089 -0.8 1 3
Andy Van Slyke CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .265 .355 .457 .812 18 11 0.030 0.77 0.067 -0.038 0.2 1 0
Bobby Bonilla RF 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .307 .390 .502 .891 23 11 0.015 1.01 0.057 -0.042 0.2 1 0 2B
Barry Bonds LF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .280 .400 .492 .892 18 8 -0.011 1.39 0.072 -0.083 0.0 1 0
Steve Buechele 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .265 .332 .437 .769 14 10 -0.072 1.57 0.091 -0.163 -0.9 0 2 2B
Mike LaValliere C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .349 .351 .699 9 8 0.012 1.30 0.076 -0.064 0.0 9 0
Jose Lind 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .275 .312 .350 .662 10 8 0.189 1.44 0.244 -0.056 1.4 2 5 2B
Zane Smith P 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .190 .235 .238 .473 9 5 0.012 1.53 0.078 -0.066 0.2 0 0 SH
   Gary Varsho PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .328 .413 .741 5 3 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
   Roger Mason P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 9 4 5 5 37 .290 .389 .484 .873 147 95 0.359 1.18 1.051 -0.694 1.4 27 10
2B: J Lind (15, off F Castillo); B Bonilla (41, off F Castillo); S Buechele (21, off F Castillo).
HR: O Merced (10, off F Castillo, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF Line).
SH: Z Smith (13, off F Castillo).
TB: O Merced 4; J Lind 3; M LaValliere 2; B Bonilla 2; S Buechele 2; Z Smith; A Van Slyke.
RBI: O Merced 2 (50); Z Smith (9); J Lind (45).
2-out RBI: O Merced 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Lind-O Merced.

Chicago Cubs

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
Frank Castillo, L (6-5) 6 9 5 5 3 4 1 3.88 29 111 73 42 10 21 8 14 4 0 35 -0.425 1.29 -2.3
Les Lancaster 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.71 8 36 22 11 5 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.066 0.76 0.9
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 5 5 1 5.62 37 147 95 53 15 27 12 15 4 0 35 0 0 -0.359 1.18 -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
Zane Smith, W (15-10) 8 6 4 4 1 6 2 3.18 30 102 71 42 8 21 11 12 4 0 59 -0.011 0.92 -0.4
Roger Mason, S (3) 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.31 3 11 10 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.151 2.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 1 9 2 4.00 33 113 81 47 12 22 11 12 4 0 59 0 0 0.140 1.02 0.1
Balks: F Castillo (1).
WP: F Castillo (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 16,149.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 88° F, Wind 16mph out to Leftfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Doug Dascenzo CF 1 Orlando Merced 1B
2 Mark Grace 1B 2 Jay Bell SS
3 Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 Andy Van Slyke CF
4 Andre Dawson RF 4 Bobby Bonilla RF
5 George Bell LF 5 Barry Bonds LF
6 Hector Villanueva C 6 Steve Buechele 3B
7 Luis Salazar 3B 7 Mike LaValliere C
8 Shawon Dunston SS 8 Jose Lind 2B
9 Frank Castillo P 9 Zane Smith P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 3-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  RR PIT O. Merced F. Castillo 37% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Lind Scores; Merced Scores
t2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR CHC H. Villanueva Z. Smith -19% 30% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Bell Scores; Villanueva Scores
t8 4-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC M. Grace Z. Smith 18% 85% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R PIT J. Lind F. Castillo 16% 49% Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); LaValliere Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI; Lind to 3B
t3 2-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  R CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith -14% 39% Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Dascenzo Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC D. Dascenzo Z. Smith 2% 52% Lineout: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace Z. Smith 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT O. Merced F. Castillo -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bell F. Castillo -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT A. Van Slyke F. Castillo 1% 52% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  PIT B. Bonilla F. Castillo 1% 53% Wild Pitch; Van Slyke to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  PIT B. Bonilla F. Castillo 1% 54% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT B. Bonds F. Castillo -4% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC G. Bell Z. Smith -3% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR CHC H. Villanueva Z. Smith -19% 30% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Bell Scores; Villanueva Scores
t2 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC L. Salazar Z. Smith 1% 31% Lineout: SS (SS-3B Hole)
t2 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 1% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT S. Buechele F. Castillo -2% 30% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT M. LaValliere F. Castillo 3% 33% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R PIT J. Lind F. Castillo 16% 49% Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); LaValliere Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI; Lind to 3B
b2 1-2 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R PIT Z. Smith F. Castillo 7% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lind Scores
b2 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT O. Merced F. Castillo -3% 52% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 2-2 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  PIT J. Bell F. Castillo 1% 53% Balk; Smith to 2B
b2 2-2 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O PIT J. Bell F. Castillo -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 9-1-2
t3 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC F. Castillo Z. Smith 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  CHC D. Dascenzo Z. Smith -3% 50% Single (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
t3 2-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace Z. Smith 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  R CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith -14% 39% Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Dascenzo Scores
t3 3-2 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 3% 42% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 3-4-5
b3 2-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. Van Slyke F. Castillo 5% 47% Walk
b3 2-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT B. Bonilla F. Castillo -4% 43% Flyball: CF
b3 2-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT B. Bonds F. Castillo 5% 47% Walk; Van Slyke to 2B
b3 2-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  OO PIT S. Buechele F. Castillo -11% 37% Line Drive Double Play: 1B-SS (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 5-6-7
t4 3-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R CHC G. Bell Z. Smith -11% 25% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Bell Scores
t4 4-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC H. Villanueva Z. Smith 2% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC L. Salazar Z. Smith 1% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t4 4-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 1% 29% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 7-8-9
b4 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT M. LaValliere F. Castillo 5% 34% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B)
b4 2-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Lind F. Castillo -4% 29% Flyball: CF
b4 2-4 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT Z. Smith F. Castillo -4% 26% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT O. Merced F. Castillo -3% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 9-1-2
t5 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC F. Castillo Z. Smith 2% 25% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC D. Dascenzo Z. Smith -2% 23% Walk
t5 4-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Grace Z. Smith 1% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dascenzo to 2B
t5 4-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith 3% 27% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 2-3-4
b5 2-4 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O PIT J. Bell F. Castillo -3% 24% Popfly: 2B
b5 2-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. Van Slyke F. Castillo -2% 22% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT B. Bonilla F. Castillo 3% 24% Double to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
b5 2-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Bonds F. Castillo -4% 20% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 4-5-6
t6 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Dawson Z. Smith 2% 22% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC G. Bell Z. Smith 1% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t6 4-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC H. Villanueva Z. Smith 1% 24% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 6-7-8
b6 2-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT S. Buechele F. Castillo 9% 33% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b6 2-4 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT M. LaValliere F. Castillo -3% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B; Buechele to 3B
b6 2-4 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Lind F. Castillo 8% 38% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Buechele Scores
b6 3-4 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O PIT Z. Smith F. Castillo -3% 35% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Lind to 2B
b6 3-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  RR PIT O. Merced F. Castillo 37% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Lind Scores; Merced Scores
b6 5-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Bell F. Castillo -1% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 7-8-9
t7 4-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC L. Salazar Z. Smith 4% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Dunston Z. Smith 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
Jerome Walton pinch hits for Frank Castillo (P) batting 9th
t7 4-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Walton Z. Smith 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Les Lancaster facing 3-4-5
Les Lancaster replaces Jerome Walton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O PIT A. Van Slyke L. Lancaster -2% 78% Flyball: CF
b7 5-4 1 --- 8,(3-2)  PIT B. Bonilla L. Lancaster 2% 80% Walk
b7 5-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT B. Bonds L. Lancaster 3% 83% Walk; Bonilla to 2B
b7 5-4 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Buechele L. Lancaster -3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O PIT M. LaValliere L. Lancaster -3% 76% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Zane Smith facing 1-2-3
t8 4-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC D. Dascenzo Z. Smith -9% 67% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Deep 3B)
t8 4-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC M. Grace Z. Smith 18% 85% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t8 4-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg Z. Smith 2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Les Lancaster facing 8-9-1
b8 5-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Lind L. Lancaster -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
Gary Varsho pinch hits for Zane Smith (P) batting 9th
b8 5-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT G. Varsho L. Lancaster -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT O. Merced L. Lancaster -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Roger Mason facing 4-5-6
Roger Mason replaces Gary Varsho (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Dawson R. Mason 7% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-5 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC G. Bell R. Mason 5% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC H. Villanueva R. Mason 3% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 5.

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