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SEA
@BAL
8
5
BOS
@CHW
10
9
MIL
@CLE
7
1
MIN
@DET
9
5
MIN
@DET
11
3
TEX
@KCR
3
2
 
(10)
OAK
@NYY
5
9
CAL
@TOR
2
7
CHC
@ATL
1
2
 
(10)
PHI
@LAD
3
1
CIN
@PIT
5
2
NYM
@SDP
0
1
MON
@SFG
0
8
HOU
@STL
8
7
Sunday, May 31, 1987,
, Jack Murphy Stadium
Attendance: 17,811, Time of Game: 1:58
Mets
0
24-23
 Lost 1 
4th, 5½ GB
at Padres
1
12-39
 Won 1 
6th, 17 GB
W: Ed Whitson (5-6)
L: John Mitchell (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Padres          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    1  6  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .949 -0.116 1.10 0.000 -0.116 -0.7 2 0
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .565 -0.094 1.30 0.021 -0.114 -0.5 0 6
Lee Mazzilli 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .344 1.010 -0.082 1.15 0.026 -0.108 -0.3 11 0 3B
Kevin McReynolds LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .778 -0.128 1.23 0.000 -0.128 -0.8 1 0
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 .281 1.030 0.004 1.12 0.064 -0.060 0.2 2 0
Gary Carter C 2 0 0 0 1 0 .228 .663 -0.032 0.99 0.033 -0.065 -0.3 6 2
Dave Magadan 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .323 .927 -0.020 1.68 0.088 -0.108 -0.6 0 0
   Howard Johnson PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .750 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Almon SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .426 -0.136 1.88 0.000 -0.136 -0.8 2 3
John Mitchell P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.054 1.08 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 0 0
   Mookie Wilson PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .345 .996 -0.068 2.90 0.000 -0.068 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 1 6 .133 .361 -0.726 1.33 0.232 -0.957 -4.4 24 11
3B: L Mazzilli (1, off E Whitson).
TB: L Mazzilli 3; D Magadan; W Backman; D Strawberry.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: J Mitchell (2).

San Diego Padres

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joey Cora 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .617 -0.076 0.76 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 3 4
Marvell Wynne LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .656 -0.049 0.67 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 2 0
Tony Gwynn RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .335 .893 0.004 0.53 0.027 -0.023 0.1 2 0
John Kruk 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 .353 1.003 -0.015 1.16 0.046 -0.061 -0.2 7 1
Benito Santiago C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .709 -0.078 1.10 0.000 -0.078 -0.7 6 0
Randy Ready 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .781 -0.061 0.85 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 3 2
Shane Mack CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 .300 .764 -0.009 1.03 0.066 -0.075 -0.1 2 0 CS
Garry Templeton SS 3 0 2 1 0 1 .213 .537 0.126 1.20 0.184 -0.058 0.7 1 3 CS
Ed Whitson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .190 -0.059 1.09 0.000 -0.059 -0.6 1 0
   Rich Gossage P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.009 0.39 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 28 1 6 1 0 6 .214 .429 -0.226 0.90 0.323 -0.549 -2.9 27 11
TB: S Mack 2; G Templeton 2; T Gwynn; J Kruk.
RBI: G Templeton (9).
2-out RBI: G Templeton.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Ready-J Kruk.
E: S Mack (1).
Baserunning
CS: G Templeton (3, 2nd base by J Mitchell/G Carter); S Mack (1, 2nd base by J Mitchell/G Carter).
Pickoffs: T Gwynn (1st base by J Mitchell).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Mitchell, L (0-1) 7 6 1 1 0 4 0 5.40 25 65 0.197 0.96 2.4
Jesse Orosco 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.76 3 0 0 0.030 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 1 1 0 6 0 1.12 28 65 0 0 0.227 0.90 2.9

San Diego Padres

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Whitson, W (5-6) 7.2 4 0 0 1 5 0 5.09 27 75 0.511 1.22 3.7
Rich Gossage, S (2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.97 4 1 0 0.216 2.09 0.7
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 31 75 1 0 0.727 1.33 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Mitchell (0; T Gwynn, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         San Diego Padres
1 Lenny Dykstra CF 1 Joey Cora 2B
2 Wally Backman 2B 2 Marvell Wynne LF
3 Lee Mazzilli 1B 3 Tony Gwynn RF
4 Kevin McReynolds LF 4 John Kruk 1B
5 Darryl Strawberry RF 5 Benito Santiago C
6 Gary Carter C 6 Randy Ready 3B
7 Dave Magadan 3B 7 Shane Mack CF
8 Bill Almon SS 8 Garry Templeton SS
9 John Mitchell P 9 Ed Whitson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-0 2 12- R SDP G. Templeton J. Mitchell 16% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Kruk Scores; Mack to 3B
t8 0-1 0 --- NYM D. Magadan E. Whitson -9% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole)
t8 0-1 0 1-- O NYM B. Almon E. Whitson 8% 75% Strikeout
t9 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Gossage 7% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 1 -2- OO NYM D. Magadan E. Whitson 7% 55% Double Play: Fielder's Choice 3B; Strawberry out at 3B/3B; Magadan out at 1B/3B-1B

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, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra E. Whitson 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman E. Whitson 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- NYM L. Mazzilli E. Whitson -3% 51% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t1 0-0 2 --3 O NYM K. McReynolds E. Whitson 4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SDP J. Cora J. Mitchell -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O SDP M. Wynne J. Mitchell -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O SDP T. Gwynn J. Mitchell -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM D. Strawberry E. Whitson -6% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Strawberry to 2B/Adv on E8
t2 0-0 0 -2- O NYM G. Carter E. Whitson 4% 48% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 -2- OO NYM D. Magadan E. Whitson 7% 55% Double Play: Fielder's Choice 3B; Strawberry out at 3B/3B; Magadan out at 1B/3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O SDP J. Kruk J. Mitchell -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O SDP B. Santiago J. Mitchell -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O SDP R. Ready J. Mitchell -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Almon E. Whitson 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Mitchell E. Whitson 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYM L. Dykstra E. Whitson 1% 55% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- SDP S. Mack J. Mitchell 4% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b3 0-0 0 1-- O SDP G. Templeton J. Mitchell -6% 53% Mack Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 0-0 1 --- SDP G. Templeton J. Mitchell 3% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b3 0-0 1 1-- O SDP E. Whitson J. Mitchell -5% 51% Templeton Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 0-0 2 --- O SDP E. Whitson J. Mitchell -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Backman E. Whitson 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli E. Whitson 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. McReynolds E. Whitson 1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O SDP J. Cora J. Mitchell -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-0 1 --- O SDP M. Wynne J. Mitchell -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 2 --- O SDP T. Gwynn J. Mitchell -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry E. Whitson 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 0-0 1 --- NYM G. Carter E. Whitson -3% 50% Walk
t5 0-0 1 1-- O NYM D. Magadan E. Whitson 4% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-0 2 1-- O NYM B. Almon E. Whitson 3% 57% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- SDP J. Kruk J. Mitchell 5% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b5 0-0 0 1-- O SDP B. Santiago J. Mitchell -4% 57% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 1 1-- O SDP R. Ready J. Mitchell -4% 53% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 1-- SDP S. Mack J. Mitchell 3% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Kruk to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- R SDP G. Templeton J. Mitchell 16% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Kruk Scores; Mack to 3B
b5 1-0 2 1-3 O SDP E. Whitson J. Mitchell -5% 67% Lineout: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O NYM J. Mitchell E. Whitson 4% 70% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 --- O NYM L. Dykstra E. Whitson 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- NYM W. Backman E. Whitson -2% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t6 0-1 2 1-- O NYM L. Mazzilli E. Whitson 4% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- O SDP J. Cora J. Mitchell -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O SDP M. Wynne J. Mitchell -1% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-0 2 --- SDP T. Gwynn J. Mitchell 1% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 1-0 2 1-- SDP J. Kruk J. Mitchell 2% 74% Gwynn Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Gwynn to 3B
b6 1-0 2 --3 O SDP J. Kruk J. Mitchell -4% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 4-5-6
t7 0-1 0 --- O NYM K. McReynolds E. Whitson 4% 74% Lineout: LF
t7 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry E. Whitson 3% 77% Strikeout
t7 0-1 2 --- O NYM G. Carter E. Whitson 2% 79% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 5-6-7
b7 1-0 0 --- O SDP B. Santiago J. Mitchell -2% 78% Strikeout
b7 1-0 1 --- O SDP R. Ready J. Mitchell -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-0 2 --- O SDP S. Mack J. Mitchell -1% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Ed Whitson facing 7-8-9
t8 0-1 0 --- NYM D. Magadan E. Whitson -9% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole)
Howard Johnson pinch runs for Dave Magadan (3B) batting 7th
t8 0-1 0 1-- O NYM B. Almon E. Whitson 8% 75% Strikeout
Mookie Wilson pinch hits for John Mitchell (P) batting 9th
t8 0-1 1 1-- O NYM M. Wilson E. Whitson 7% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Rich Gossage replaces Ed Whitson pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-1 2 1-- O NYM L. Dykstra R. Gossage 6% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 8-9-1
Jesse Orosco replaces Lenny Dykstra (CF) pitching and batting 1st
Howard Johnson moves from PR to 3B
Mookie Wilson moves from PH to CF
b8 1-0 0 --- O SDP G. Templeton J. Orosco -1% 86% Strikeout
b8 1-0 1 --- O SDP R. Gossage J. Orosco -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-0 2 --- O SDP J. Cora J. Orosco -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Rich Gossage facing 2-3-4
t9 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Backman R. Gossage 7% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-1 1 --- O NYM L. Mazzilli R. Gossage 5% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-1 2 --- O NYM K. McReynolds R. Gossage 4% 100% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Padres 1.

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