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2
Wednesday, September 17, 1969,
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 4,010, Time of Game: 2:23
Astros
2
76-71
 Won 1 
5th, 5½ GB
at Giants
1
82-67
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Larry Dierker (20-10)
L: Gaylord Perry (17-14)
S: Jim Bouton (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  5  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  5  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .243 .375 .387 .762 -0.086 0.89 0.000 -0.086 -0.8 1 2
Norm Miller RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .268 .357 .367 .724 -0.034 0.69 0.022 -0.056 -0.1 4 0
Jim Wynn CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .268 .431 .512 .943 0.107 0.71 0.135 -0.028 0.6 1 0 HR,SH
Tommy Davis LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .267 .316 .369 .685 -0.044 1.04 0.038 -0.082 -0.4 2 0
   Gary Geiger LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .347 .272 .619 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Curt Blefary 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250 .349 .393 .742 -0.074 1.06 0.004 -0.077 -0.5 13 1 IW
Denis Menke SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .277 .380 .395 .775 -0.086 0.88 0.000 -0.086 -0.9 0 1
Doug Rader 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .252 .334 .376 .710 0.217 1.19 0.262 -0.045 0.6 0 2 HR
Johnny Edwards C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .233 .305 .335 .640 0.005 0.82 0.041 -0.036 0.0 5 0
Larry Dierker P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .138 .153 .183 .337 -0.049 1.06 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 1 2
   John Mayberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.015 0.61 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
   Jim Bouton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 1 8 33 .161 .188 .355 .542 -0.059 0.91 0.502 -0.560 -2.0 27 9
HR: J Wynn (32, off G Perry, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); D Rader (11, off G Perry, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: J Wynn (2, off G Perry).
IBB: C Blefary (10, by G Perry).
TB: D Rader 4; J Wynn 4; T Davis; J Edwards; N Miller.
RBI: D Rader (79); J Wynn (84).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tito Fuentes 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .271 .336 .349 .685 -0.016 1.08 0.062 -0.078 0.1 1 3
Ron Hunt 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .352 .329 .681 -0.158 1.50 0.000 -0.158 -1.0 0 4
Willie Mays CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .287 .367 .444 .812 0.121 1.16 0.132 -0.012 0.6 2 0
Willie McCovey 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .324 .458 .683 1.141 -0.029 2.15 0.120 -0.149 -0.3 14 0
Bobby Bonds RF 2 0 2 1 2 0 4 .260 .345 .474 .820 0.188 2.01 0.242 -0.054 1.1 1 0
Ken Henderson LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .223 .305 .332 .638 -0.147 2.10 0.000 -0.147 -1.3 0 0
   Leon Wagner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 -0.118 4.75 0.000 -0.118 -0.4
   George Foster LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jack Hiatt C 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .181 .335 .307 .642 -0.119 1.61 0.000 -0.119 -0.8 7 1
   John Stephenson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .261 .348 .609 -0.082 3.32 0.000 -0.082 -0.2
Hal Lanier SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .229 .261 .251 .511 -0.014 1.04 0.038 -0.053 -0.1 1 3
   Bob Burda PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .325 .393 .718 -0.059 2.46 0.000 -0.059 -0.1
Gaylord Perry P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .121 .161 .159 .320 -0.080 1.13 0.000 -0.080 -0.5 0 1
   Jim Ray Hart PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .354 .338 .692 -0.042 1.67 0.000 -0.042 -0.1
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 5 5 36 .161 .278 .161 .439 -0.555 1.70 0.594 -1.151 -3.0 27 12
TB: B Bonds 2; W McCovey; T Fuentes; W Mays.
RBI: B Bonds (79).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: B Bonds (1st base by L Dierker).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Dierker, W (20-10) 7 5 1 1 3 5 0 2.22 28 65 0.241 1.41 2.1
Jim Bouton, S (2) 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.29 8 0 0 0.315 2.77 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 5 5 0 1.00 36 65 0 0 0.556 1.70 3.0

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gaylord Perry, L (17-14) 9 5 2 2 1 8 2 2.59 33 76 0.057 0.91 2.0
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 8 2 2.00 33 76 0.057 0.91 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: L Dierker (8).
HBP: None.
IBB: G Perry (13; C Blefary).
Pickoffs: L Dierker (1; B Bonds, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 4,010.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         San Francisco Giants
1 Joe Morgan 2B 1 Tito Fuentes 3B
2 Norm Miller RF 2 Ron Hunt 2B
3 Jim Wynn CF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Tommy Davis LF 4 Willie McCovey 1B
5 Curt Blefary 1B 5 Bobby Bonds RF
6 Denis Menke SS 6 Ken Henderson LF
7 Doug Rader 3B 7 Jack Hiatt C
8 Johnny Edwards C 8 Hal Lanier SS
9 Larry Dierker P 9 Gaylord Perry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-1 0 --- R HOU D. Rader G. Perry 26% 76% Home Run
t4 0-0 0 --- R HOU J. Wynn G. Perry 13% 63% Home Run
b6 0-1 1 1-3 R SFG B. Bonds L. Dierker -12% 37% Single to LF; McCovey to 2B; Mays Scores
b6 0-1 1 1-- SFG W. McCovey L. Dierker -12% 50% Single to RF; Mays to 3B
b8 1-2 2 12- O SFG L. Wagner J. Bouton 12% 85% Groundout: P-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Morgan G. Perry -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU N. Miller G. Perry -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn G. Perry -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- SFG T. Fuentes L. Dierker -4% 42% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- SFG R. Hunt L. Dierker -3% 39% Wild Pitch; Fuentes to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O SFG R. Hunt L. Dierker 4% 43% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 -2- SFG W. Mays L. Dierker -2% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- O SFG W. McCovey L. Dierker 4% 46% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 12- SFG B. Bonds L. Dierker -3% 43% Walk; Fuentes to 3B; Mays to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 O SFG K. Henderson L. Dierker 7% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU T. Davis G. Perry 4% 54% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU C. Blefary G. Perry -4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU D. Menke G. Perry -3% 47% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O HOU D. Rader G. Perry -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- O SFG J. Hiatt L. Dierker 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O SFG H. Lanier L. Dierker 2% 49% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O SFG G. Perry L. Dierker 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- HOU J. Edwards G. Perry 4% 54% Single to RF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O HOU L. Dierker G. Perry -4% 50% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 1-- O HOU J. Morgan G. Perry -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU N. Miller G. Perry -3% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O SFG T. Fuentes L. Dierker 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- O SFG R. Hunt L. Dierker 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O SFG W. Mays L. Dierker 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- R HOU J. Wynn G. Perry 13% 63% Home Run
t4 1-0 0 --- O HOU T. Davis G. Perry -2% 61% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 1 --- O HOU C. Blefary G. Perry -2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-0 2 --- O HOU D. Menke G. Perry -1% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O SFG W. McCovey L. Dierker 3% 62% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 0-1 1 --- SFG B. Bonds L. Dierker -3% 58% Single to LF
b4 0-1 1 1-- O SFG K. Henderson L. Dierker 5% 64% Bonds Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b4 0-1 2 --- O SFG K. Henderson L. Dierker 1% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O HOU D. Rader G. Perry -2% 63% Flyball: SS
t5 1-0 1 --- O HOU J. Edwards G. Perry -2% 61% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 1-0 2 --- O HOU L. Dierker G. Perry -1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O SFG J. Hiatt L. Dierker 3% 64% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 1 --- SFG H. Lanier L. Dierker -4% 60% Walk
b5 0-1 1 1-- O SFG G. Perry L. Dierker 4% 64% Flyball: 1B
b5 0-1 2 1-- O SFG T. Fuentes L. Dierker 3% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O HOU J. Morgan G. Perry -2% 65% Strikeout
t6 1-0 1 --- O HOU N. Miller G. Perry -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn G. Perry -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- O SFG R. Hunt L. Dierker 4% 66% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-1 1 --- SFG W. Mays L. Dierker -4% 62% Single
b6 0-1 1 1-- SFG W. McCovey L. Dierker -12% 50% Single to RF; Mays to 3B
b6 0-1 1 1-3 R SFG B. Bonds L. Dierker -12% 37% Single to LF; McCovey to 2B; Mays Scores
b6 1-1 1 12- O SFG K. Henderson L. Dierker 6% 44% Lineout: 1B
b6 1-1 2 12- O SFG J. Hiatt L. Dierker 6% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 4-5-6
t7 1-1 0 --- O HOU T. Davis G. Perry -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t7 1-1 1 --- O HOU C. Blefary G. Perry -3% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- O HOU D. Menke G. Perry -2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 8-9-1
b7 1-1 0 --- O SFG H. Lanier L. Dierker 4% 45% Flyball: RF
b7 1-1 1 --- O SFG G. Perry L. Dierker 3% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 1-1 2 --- O SFG T. Fuentes L. Dierker 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Giants 1.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 7-8-9
t8 1-1 0 --- R HOU D. Rader G. Perry 26% 76% Home Run
t8 2-1 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards G. Perry -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
John Mayberry pinch hits for Larry Dierker (P) batting 9th
t8 2-1 1 --- O HOU J. Mayberry G. Perry -1% 73% Strikeout (C-1B)
t8 2-1 2 --- O HOU J. Morgan G. Perry -1% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Jim Bouton facing 2-3-4
Jim Bouton replaces John Mayberry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-2 0 --- O SFG R. Hunt J. Bouton 6% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 1-2 1 --- SFG W. Mays J. Bouton -7% 71% Walk
b8 1-2 1 1-- O SFG W. McCovey J. Bouton 8% 78% Flyball: RF
b8 1-2 2 1-- SFG B. Bonds J. Bouton -5% 73% Walk; Mays to 2B
Leon Wagner pinch hits for Ken Henderson (LF) batting 6th
b8 1-2 2 12- O SFG L. Wagner J. Bouton 12% 85% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 2-3-4
George Foster replaces Leon Wagner (PH) playing LF batting 6th
t9 2-1 0 --- HOU N. Miller G. Perry 2% 87% Single to RF
t9 2-1 0 1-- O HOU J. Wynn G. Perry -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Miller to 2B
t9 2-1 1 -2- O HOU T. Davis G. Perry -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-1 2 -2- HOU C. Blefary G. Perry 0% 85% Intentional Walk
t9 2-1 2 12- O HOU D. Menke G. Perry -3% 82% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Jim Bouton facing 7-8-9
Gary Geiger replaces Tommy Davis playing LF batting 4th
John Stephenson pinch hits for Jack Hiatt (C) batting 7th
b9 1-2 0 --- O SFG J. Stephenson J. Bouton 8% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
Bob Burda pinch hits for Hal Lanier (SS) batting 8th
b9 1-2 1 --- O SFG B. Burda J. Bouton 6% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jim Ray Hart pinch hits for Gaylord Perry (P) batting 9th
b9 1-2 2 --- O SFG J. Hart J. Bouton 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Giants 1.

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