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Standings
MIN
@BAL
1
4
OAK
@BOS
0
3
CLE
@CHW
1
2
TEX
@DET
5
2
KCR
@MIL
8
4
KCR
@MIL
0
1
 
(13)
CAL
@NYY
4
10
NYM
@ATL
3
4
 
(10)
NYM
@ATL
0
6
PHI
@HOU
0
1
STL
@LAD
2
1
CIN
@MON
10
7
PIT
@SDP
6
2
CHC
@SFG
1
0
Friday, August 23, 1974, 7:34PM
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 3,099, Time of Game: 2:01
Cubs
1
51-71
 Won 1 
6th, 13 GB
at Giants
0
56-70
 Lost 2 
5th, 22½ GB
W: Rick Reuschel (12-9)
L: Jim Barr (10-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  4
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .338 .329 .667 0.037 0.86 0.086 -0.050 0.4 2 3 2B
Pete LaCock RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.076 1.03 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 3 0
Jerry Morales CF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .256 .314 .395 .709 -0.009 1.06 0.029 -0.038 -0.2 2 0
Andre Thornton 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .283 .388 .481 .869 -0.083 0.83 0.000 -0.083 -0.8 9 2
Chris Ward LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255 .324 .327 .651 -0.056 0.73 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 1 0
   Jim Tyrone LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .244 .282 .526 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 1 1
Bill Madlock 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .296 .352 .404 .756 0.025 0.74 0.049 -0.023 0.3 2 1
Steve Swisher C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .218 .312 .302 .614 -0.081 1.01 0.000 -0.081 -0.9 4 1 GDP
Rob Sperring 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .171 .261 .293 .554 -0.016 0.90 0.034 -0.050 -0.0 3 4
Rick Reuschel P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214 .211 .300 .511 -0.061 1.08 0.000 -0.061 -0.7 0 1 SH
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 2 4 32 .138 .194 .172 .366 -0.329 0.90 0.198 -0.527 -3.4 27 13
2B: D Kessinger (16, off J Barr).
SH: R Reuschel (8, off J Barr).
TB: D Kessinger 3; B Madlock 2.
GIDP: S Swisher (4).
RBI: J Morales (63).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
E: J Tyrone (1); A Thornton (6); B Madlock (16); D Kessinger (21).
Outfield Assists: J Tyrone (G Maddox at home plate).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Garry Maddox CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .293 .333 .418 .751 -0.163 1.91 0.054 -0.217 -1.0 1 0
Tito Fuentes 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .242 .277 .292 .570 -0.128 1.59 0.026 -0.154 -0.5 1 7
Bobby Bonds RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .265 .366 .455 .821 -0.157 1.42 0.015 -0.172 -0.7 2 0
Gary Matthews LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .279 .356 .449 .806 0.135 1.23 0.151 -0.016 0.7 1 0
Ed Goodson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .345 .398 .743 0.073 2.37 0.173 -0.100 0.2 14 1
   Dave Kingman PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .295 .432 .727 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Chris Speier SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256 .333 .360 .694 -0.193 2.52 0.049 -0.242 -1.1 1 5
Bruce Miller 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .285 .329 .328 .657 -0.118 2.25 0.023 -0.140 -0.8 0 3
Dave Rader C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .294 .365 .370 .734 0.017 2.42 0.075 -0.059 0.2 4 0 IW
Jim Barr P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .229 .302 .292 .594 -0.049 1.56 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 1 3 SH
   Gary Thomasson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .335 .314 .649 -0.048 1.91 0.000 -0.048 -0.2
   Elias Sosa P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .071 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Ontiveros PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .370 .333 .703 -0.197 7.91 0.000 -0.197 -0.8
   John D'Acquisto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .123 .227 .193 .420 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 37 0 9 0 1 5 39 .243 .263 .243 .506 -0.828 2.07 0.566 -1.394 -4.4 27 19
SH: J Barr (5, off R Reuschel).
IBB: D Rader (7, by R Reuschel).
TB: G Matthews 2; E Goodson; D Rader; B Miller; T Fuentes; B Bonds; G Maddox; C Speier.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Fuentes-C Speier-E Goodson.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, W (12-9) 9 9 0 0 1 5 0 4.10 39 73 0.828 2.07 4.4
Team Totals 9 9 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 39 73 0.828 2.07 4.4

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Barr, L (10-7) 7 4 1 1 2 2 0 2.59 26 65 0.242 0.98 2.4
Elias Sosa 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.12 3 0 0 0.050 0.67 0.5
John D'Acquisto 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.41 3 0 0 0.036 0.49 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 2 4 0 1.00 32 65 0 0 0.328 0.90 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Reuschel (9; D Rader).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 3,099.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Wind 14mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         San Francisco Giants
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Garry Maddox CF
2 Pete LaCock RF 2 Tito Fuentes 2B
3 Jerry Morales CF 3 Bobby Bonds RF
4 Andre Thornton 1B 4 Gary Matthews LF
5 Chris Ward LF 5 Ed Goodson 1B
6 Bill Madlock 3B 6 Chris Speier SS
7 Steve Swisher C 7 Bruce Miller 3B
8 Rob Sperring 2B 8 Dave Rader C
9 Rick Reuschel P 9 Jim Barr P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 0-1 2 123 O SFG S. Ontiveros R. Reuschel 20% 84% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 0-1 0 1-- SFG E. Goodson R. Reuschel -14% 46% Single to P/Bunt; Matthews to 2B
b8 0-1 0 12- O SFG C. Speier R. Reuschel 14% 60% Groundout: 1B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Kingman to 2B
b8 0-1 0 --- SFG G. Matthews R. Reuschel -10% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b9 0-1 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel 9% 89% Flyball: 2B

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, Giants' Jim Barr facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. Barr 6% 56% Double
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC P. LaCock J. Barr -1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kessinger to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO CHC J. Morales J. Barr 2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kessinger Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- O CHC A. Thornton J. Barr -1% 56% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel 2% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- SFG T. Fuentes R. Reuschel -3% 55% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-1 1 1-- O SFG B. Bonds R. Reuschel 3% 58% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 1-- SFG G. Matthews R. Reuschel -2% 56% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Fuentes to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- SFG E. Goodson R. Reuschel -3% 53% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Fuentes to 3B; Matthews to 2B
b1 0-1 2 123 O SFG C. Speier R. Reuschel 8% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 3 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHC C. Ward J. Barr -2% 59% Groundout: P-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- CHC B. Madlock J. Barr 2% 61% Single (Ground Ball)
t2 1-0 1 1-- OO CHC S. Swisher J. Barr -5% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b2 0-1 0 --- O SFG B. Miller R. Reuschel 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O SFG D. Rader R. Reuschel 2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O SFG J. Barr R. Reuschel 1% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- CHC R. Sperring J. Barr 3% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Barr -2% 64% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Sperring to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Barr -3% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-0 2 -2- O CHC P. LaCock J. Barr -3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel 3% 60% Flyball: 2B
b3 0-1 1 --- O SFG T. Fuentes R. Reuschel 2% 62% Flyball: SS
b3 0-1 2 --- SFG B. Bonds R. Reuschel -2% 60% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b3 0-1 2 1-- SFG G. Matthews R. Reuschel -3% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bonds to 3B
b3 0-1 2 1-3 O SFG E. Goodson R. Reuschel 6% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- O CHC J. Morales J. Barr -2% 61% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 1 --- O CHC A. Thornton J. Barr -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O CHC C. Ward J. Barr -1% 58% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 6-7-8
b4 0-1 0 --- SFG C. Speier R. Reuschel -5% 53% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
b4 0-1 0 1-- O SFG B. Miller R. Reuschel 5% 58% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 1 1-- SFG D. Rader R. Reuschel -5% 53% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Speier to 2B
b4 0-1 1 12- O SFG J. Barr R. Reuschel 4% 56% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Speier to 3B; Rader to 2B
b4 0-1 2 -23 O SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel 8% 64% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- O CHC B. Madlock J. Barr -2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O CHC S. Swisher J. Barr -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O CHC R. Sperring J. Barr -1% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 2-3-4
b5 0-1 0 --- O SFG T. Fuentes R. Reuschel 3% 63% Strikeout
b5 0-1 1 --- O SFG B. Bonds R. Reuschel 2% 65% Strikeout (C-1B)
b5 0-1 2 --- O SFG G. Matthews R. Reuschel 2% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 9-1-2
t6 1-0 0 --- O CHC R. Reuschel J. Barr -2% 64% Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. Barr 3% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 1-0 1 1-- O CHC P. LaCock J. Barr -2% 65% Groundout: P-1B; Kessinger to 2B
t6 1-0 2 -2- CHC J. Morales J. Barr 1% 66% Walk
t6 1-0 2 12- O CHC A. Thornton J. Barr -5% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 5-6-7
b6 0-1 0 --- O SFG E. Goodson R. Reuschel 4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-1 1 --- O SFG C. Speier R. Reuschel 3% 68% Flyball: RF
b6 0-1 2 --- SFG B. Miller R. Reuschel -2% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 0-1 2 1-- O SFG D. Rader R. Reuschel 4% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O CHC C. Ward J. Barr -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- CHC B. Madlock J. Barr 3% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 1-0 1 1-- O CHC S. Swisher J. Barr -2% 68% Groundout: SS-2B-1B; Madlock to 2B
t7 1-0 2 -2- O CHC R. Sperring J. Barr -4% 65% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
Jim Tyrone replaces Chris Ward playing LF batting 5th
Gary Thomasson pinch hits for Jim Barr (P) batting 9th
b7 0-1 0 --- O SFG G. Thomasson R. Reuschel 5% 69% Flyball: LF
b7 0-1 1 --- SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel -5% 64% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b7 0-1 1 1-- O SFG T. Fuentes R. Reuschel 4% 68% Single to LF; Maddox out at Hm/Adv on E7/LF-SS-2B-3B; Fuentes to 2B
b7 0-1 2 -2- O SFG B. Bonds R. Reuschel 7% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Elias Sosa facing 9-1-2
Elias Sosa replaces Gary Thomasson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-0 0 --- O CHC R. Reuschel E. Sosa -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger E. Sosa -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t8 1-0 2 --- O CHC P. LaCock E. Sosa -1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b8 0-1 0 --- SFG G. Matthews R. Reuschel -10% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 0-1 0 1-- SFG E. Goodson R. Reuschel -14% 46% Single to P/Bunt; Matthews to 2B
Dave Kingman pinch runs for Ed Goodson (1B) batting 5th
b8 0-1 0 12- O SFG C. Speier R. Reuschel 14% 60% Groundout: 1B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Kingman to 2B
b8 0-1 1 12- O SFG B. Miller R. Reuschel 7% 67% Groundout: SS-1B; Kingman to 3B; Speier to 2B
b8 0-1 2 -23 SFG D. Rader R. Reuschel -3% 64% Intentional Walk
Steve Ontiveros pinch hits for Elias Sosa (P) batting 9th
b8 0-1 2 123 O SFG S. Ontiveros R. Reuschel 20% 84% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' John D'Acquisto facing 3-4-5
John D'Acquisto replaces Steve Ontiveros (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dave Kingman moves from PR to 1B
t9 1-0 0 --- O CHC J. Morales J. D'Acquisto -2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-0 1 --- O CHC A. Thornton J. D'Acquisto -1% 81% Strikeout
t9 1-0 2 --- O CHC J. Tyrone J. D'Acquisto -1% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b9 0-1 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox R. Reuschel 9% 89% Flyball: 2B
b9 0-1 1 --- O SFG T. Fuentes R. Reuschel 6% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 0-1 2 --- O SFG B. Bonds R. Reuschel 5% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.

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