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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
7
5
TOR
@CLE
5
11
CHW
@DET
10
7
OAK
@KCR
2
6
BOS
@MIL
7
3
SEA
@MIN
13
11
CAL
@TEX
5
9
STL
@CHC
6
7
CIN
@HOU
8
5
SDP
@LAD
3
5
MON
@NYM
5
4
PHI
@PIT
7
8
ATL
@SFG
2
3
Friday, July 8, 1977,
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 2,684, Time of Game: 2:01
Braves
2
30-52
 Lost 3 
6th, 25½ GB
at Giants
3
37-48
 Won 2 
4th, 20 GB
W: Gary Lavelle (6-4)
L: Phil Niekro (8-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  3
Giants          1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    3  6  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rowland Office CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .266 .299 .326 .625 0.021 0.76 0.054 -0.033 0.0 4 0
Junior Moore 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .268 .326 .340 .666 -0.082 1.19 0.024 -0.107 -0.5 0 1
   Jerry Royster 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .295 .271 .567 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Montanez 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .311 .353 .519 .872 0.124 1.27 0.226 -0.103 1.2 8 0 HR
Jeff Burroughs RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .267 .372 .505 .877 -0.088 0.86 0.000 -0.088 -0.6 2 0
Gary Matthews LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .287 .357 .460 .818 -0.055 1.17 0.031 -0.085 -0.6 2 0
Biff Pocoroba C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .311 .394 .482 .876 -0.070 1.13 0.037 -0.107 -0.2 7 1 SB
Rod Gilbreath 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235 .323 .314 .637 -0.061 0.83 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 0 2
Darrel Chaney SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214 .276 .321 .598 -0.104 1.33 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 2 3
Phil Niekro P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .193 .203 .193 .396 -0.077 1.03 0.000 -0.077 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 2 3 33 .129 .182 .226 .408 -0.392 1.06 0.372 -0.765 -2.4 25 8
HR: W Montanez (12, off J Barr, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
TB: W Montanez 4; B Pocoroba; R Office; G Matthews.
RBI: W Montanez 2 (35).
2-out RBI: W Montanez 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: J Moore (8); W Montanez 2 (5).
Baserunning
SB: B Pocoroba (2, 2nd base off J Barr/M Hill).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Madlock 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .302 .352 .441 .794 0.051 1.03 0.098 -0.048 0.5 0 3 SB
Derrel Thomas CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .248 .318 .304 .622 -0.049 1.37 0.094 -0.142 0.1 7 0 CS
Darrell Evans LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .370 .435 .806 0.116 1.56 0.186 -0.070 0.5 1 0 SB
Gary Thomasson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .268 .353 .474 .827 -0.004 1.58 0.096 -0.099 -0.2 12 0 SB
Terry Whitfield RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .337 .436 .773 -0.207 1.92 0.000 -0.207 -1.3 4 0
Vic Harris 2B 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .273 .351 .455 .806 0.094 1.80 0.134 -0.041 -0.0 0 2 SB
Marc Hill C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .243 .303 .367 .670 -0.048 1.63 0.026 -0.074 -0.2 3 0 IW
Johnnie LeMaster SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .120 .154 .200 .354 -0.058 0.99 0.011 -0.069 -0.3 0 1
   Jack Clark PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .249 .304 .407 .711 0.295 4.31 0.295 0.000 1.5 2B
Jim Barr P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .174 .208 .174 .382 -0.082 1.07 0.000 -0.082 -0.6 0 2
   Gary Lavelle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 6 2 3 7 35 .188 .257 .219 .476 0.108 1.54 0.940 -0.832 0.0 27 8
2B: J Clark (9, off P Niekro).
IBB: M Hill (5, by P Niekro).
TB: J Clark 2; B Madlock 2; D Evans; M Hill; J LeMaster.
RBI: V Harris (5); J Clark (31).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: B Madlock (7, 2nd base off P Niekro/B Pocoroba); G Thomasson (4, 2nd base off P Niekro/B Pocoroba); D Evans (4, 3rd base off P Niekro/B Pocoroba); V Harris (1, 2nd base off P Niekro/B Pocoroba).
CS: D Thomas (5, 2nd base by P Niekro/B Pocoroba).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, L (8-10) 8.1 6 3 3 3 7 0 4.38 35 63 -0.108 1.54 -0.0
Team Totals 8.1 6 3 3 3 7 0 3.24 35 63 -0.108 1.54 -0.0

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Barr 8 3 2 2 2 1 1 4.57 29 67 0.258 0.95 1.9
Gary Lavelle, W (6-4) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.31 4 0 0 0.134 1.91 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 2 3 1 2.00 33 67 0 0 0.392 1.06 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: P Niekro (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: P Niekro (6; M Hill).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 2,684.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         San Francisco Giants
1 Rowland Office CF 1 Bill Madlock 3B
2 Junior Moore 3B 2 Derrel Thomas CF
3 Willie Montanez 1B 3 Darrell Evans LF
4 Jeff Burroughs RF 4 Gary Thomasson 1B
5 Gary Matthews LF 5 Terry Whitfield RF
6 Biff Pocoroba C 6 Vic Harris 2B
7 Rod Gilbreath 2B 7 Marc Hill C
8 Darrel Chaney SS 8 Johnnie LeMaster SS
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Jim Barr P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-2 1 12- R SFG J. Clark P. Niekro 29% 100% Double to CF; Harris Scores; Hill to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-- RR ATL W. Montanez J. Barr -23% 42% Home Run (LF-CF); Office Scores
b6 1-2 0 1-- SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro 10% 55% Walk; Evans to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- R SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro 9% 70% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Madlock Scores/No RBI; Thomas to 2B/Adv on E3 (throw to 1B)
b6 1-2 0 12- O SFG T. Whitfield P. Niekro -9% 45% Flyball: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL R. Office J. Barr 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- ATL J. Moore J. Barr -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O ATL W. Montanez J. Barr 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O ATL J. Burroughs J. Barr 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- SFG B. Madlock P. Niekro 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro 2% 61% Madlock Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- R SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro 9% 70% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Madlock Scores/No RBI; Thomas to 2B/Adv on E3 (throw to 1B)
b1 1-0 0 -2- O SFG D. Evans P. Niekro -4% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 1-0 1 -2- O SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro -3% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 1-0 2 -2- O SFG T. Whitfield P. Niekro -3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Jim Barr facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O ATL G. Matthews J. Barr 2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- ATL B. Pocoroba J. Barr -3% 60% Single to RF
t2 0-1 1 1-- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Barr 3% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 2 1-- ATL D. Chaney J. Barr -1% 63% Pocoroba Steals 2B
t2 0-1 2 -2- O ATL D. Chaney J. Barr 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O SFG V. Harris P. Niekro -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- O SFG M. Hill P. Niekro -1% 63% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 2 --- SFG J. LeMaster P. Niekro 1% 64% Single to P
b2 1-0 2 1-- O SFG J. Barr P. Niekro -2% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Jim Barr facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O ATL P. Niekro J. Barr 3% 64% Flyball: 1B
t3 0-1 1 --- ATL R. Office J. Barr -3% 61% Single to CF
t3 0-1 1 1-- O ATL J. Moore J. Barr 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 1-- RR ATL W. Montanez J. Barr -23% 42% Home Run (LF-CF); Office Scores
t3 2-1 2 --- O ATL J. Burroughs J. Barr 1% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- O SFG B. Madlock P. Niekro -3% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- O SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro -2% 38% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 2 --- SFG D. Evans P. Niekro 3% 41% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Evans to 2B
b3 1-2 2 -2- SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro 0% 42% Wild Pitch; Evans to 3B
b3 1-2 2 --3 O SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro -4% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Jim Barr facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O ATL G. Matthews J. Barr 2% 39% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-1 1 --- O ATL B. Pocoroba J. Barr 2% 41% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Barr 1% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield P. Niekro -3% 39% Flyball: LF
b4 1-2 1 --- O SFG V. Harris P. Niekro -2% 37% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-2 2 --- SFG M. Hill P. Niekro 2% 39% Single to CF
b4 1-2 2 1-- O SFG J. LeMaster P. Niekro -3% 36% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Jim Barr facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- O ATL D. Chaney J. Barr 2% 38% Flyball: RF
t5 2-1 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro J. Barr 2% 40% Flyball: LF
t5 2-1 2 --- O ATL R. Office J. Barr 1% 41% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
b5 1-2 0 --- O SFG J. Barr P. Niekro -3% 37% Strikeout
b5 1-2 1 --- SFG B. Madlock P. Niekro 4% 41% Single to 3B
b5 1-2 1 1-- O SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro -4% 37% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-2 2 1-- O SFG D. Evans P. Niekro -4% 33% Thomas Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Jim Barr facing 2-3-4
t6 2-1 0 --- O ATL J. Moore J. Barr 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- O ATL W. Montanez J. Barr 2% 38% Flyball: RF
t6 2-1 2 --- O ATL J. Burroughs J. Barr 1% 39% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
b6 1-2 0 --- SFG D. Evans P. Niekro 6% 45% Single to CF
b6 1-2 0 1-- SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro 10% 55% Walk; Evans to 2B
b6 1-2 0 12- O SFG T. Whitfield P. Niekro -9% 45% Flyball: CF
b6 1-2 1 12- SFG V. Harris P. Niekro 9% 54% Evans Steals 3B; Thomasson Steals 2B
b6 1-2 1 -23 RO SFG V. Harris P. Niekro 2% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B; Evans Scores; Thomasson to 3B
b6 2-2 2 --3 O SFG M. Hill P. Niekro -6% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Jim Barr facing 5-6-7
t7 2-2 0 --- O ATL G. Matthews J. Barr 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 1 --- O ATL B. Pocoroba J. Barr 3% 57% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 2 --- O ATL R. Gilbreath J. Barr 2% 59% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
b7 2-2 0 --- O SFG J. LeMaster P. Niekro -4% 55% Flyball: LF
b7 2-2 1 --- O SFG J. Barr P. Niekro -3% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-2 2 --- O SFG B. Madlock P. Niekro -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Jim Barr facing 8-9-1
t8 2-2 0 --- O ATL D. Chaney J. Barr 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 2-2 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro J. Barr 3% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-2 2 --- ATL R. Office J. Barr -2% 56% Walk
t8 2-2 2 1-- O ATL J. Moore J. Barr 5% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
Jerry Royster replaces Junior Moore playing 3B batting 2nd
b8 2-2 0 --- O SFG D. Thomas P. Niekro -5% 56% Strikeout
b8 2-2 1 --- O SFG D. Evans P. Niekro -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b8 2-2 2 --- O SFG G. Thomasson P. Niekro -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Gary Lavelle facing 3-4-5
Gary Lavelle replaces Jim Barr pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-2 0 --- O ATL W. Montanez G. Lavelle 6% 56% Strikeout
t9 2-2 1 --- O ATL J. Burroughs G. Lavelle 4% 60% Strikeout
t9 2-2 2 --- ATL G. Matthews G. Lavelle -3% 57% Single to P
t9 2-2 2 1-- O ATL B. Pocoroba G. Lavelle 6% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
b9 2-2 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield P. Niekro -6% 58% Flyball: RF
b9 2-2 1 --- SFG V. Harris P. Niekro 5% 63% Walk
b9 2-2 1 1-- SFG M. Hill P. Niekro 6% 70% Harris Steals 2B
b9 2-2 1 -2- SFG M. Hill P. Niekro 1% 71% Intentional Walk
Jack Clark pinch hits for Johnnie LeMaster (SS) batting 8th
b9 2-2 1 12- R SFG J. Clark P. Niekro 29% 100% Double to CF; Harris Scores; Hill to 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Giants 3.

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