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@BOS
3
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MIL
@CAL
5
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@CHW
3
1
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6
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@STL
6
0
Friday, May 26, 1978,
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 43,646, Time of Game: 2:12
Dodgers
1
24-18
 Lost 3 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Giants
6
27-14
 Won 4 
1st
W: Bob Knepper (6-2)
L: Doug Rau (5-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  6  0
Giants          3  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  X    6  7  0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill North CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .355 .316 .671 0.002 0.57 0.039 -0.037 -0.6 3 0 2B,SB,GDP
Bill Russell SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .300 .343 .643 -0.012 0.49 0.024 -0.036 -0.4 3 2
Reggie Smith RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .327 .405 .558 .963 0.047 0.60 0.051 -0.004 0.2 0 0
Ron Cey 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .273 .374 .416 .789 -0.086 0.92 0.001 -0.087 0.0 0 2 HR
Steve Garvey 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .301 .408 .709 -0.055 0.69 0.008 -0.063 -0.4 10 0
Dusty Baker LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .328 .384 .423 .807 0.014 0.41 0.034 -0.020 -0.2 1 0
Lee Lacy 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .419 .704 1.123 -0.078 0.64 0.000 -0.078 -1.1 2 2 GDP
Steve Yeager C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .207 .315 .252 .568 -0.030 0.41 0.000 -0.030 -0.5 4 1
Doug Rau P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .190 .190 .190 .381 -0.032 0.68 0.000 -0.032 -0.3 0 1
   Bobby Castillo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Manny Mota PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .444 .500 .556 1.056 0.005 0.12 0.005 0.000 0.4
   Lance Rautzhan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 2 2 33 .194 .242 .323 .565 -0.225 0.59 0.162 -0.387 -2.9 24 11
2B: B North (7, off B Knepper).
HR: R Cey (5, off B Knepper, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Cey 4; B North 2; M Mota; D Baker; S Garvey; B Russell.
GIDP: L Lacy (2); B North (2).
RBI: R Cey (27).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
PB: S Yeager (1).
Baserunning
SB: B North (5, 3rd base off B Knepper/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 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .309 .390 .447 .837 -0.043 0.34 0.000 -0.043 -1.1 4 2
Darrell Evans 3B 2 2 0 0 3 0 5 .255 .389 .390 .779 0.032 0.22 0.037 -0.005 0.3 0 7
Jack Clark RF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .329 .391 .563 .954 0.096 0.55 0.122 -0.026 1.1 6 0 2B,CS
Willie McCovey 1B 3 2 2 5 0 0 3 .217 .293 .408 .702 0.161 0.84 0.168 -0.007 3.0 5 0 HR
   Terry Whitfield LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .318 .421 .739 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 0
Mike Ivie LF-1B 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 .349 .377 .476 .853 0.030 0.24 0.031 0.000 0.7 6 0
Larry Herndon CF 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .268 .354 .331 .685 0.030 0.42 0.040 -0.010 0.4 3 0 SH
Marc Hill C 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .206 .315 .299 .614 0.028 0.54 0.030 -0.002 -0.1 2 0
Johnnie LeMaster SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .244 .242 .486 -0.035 0.34 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 3 SH
Bob Knepper P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .074 .103 .148 .252 -0.025 0.24 0.000 -0.025 -1.2 0 0
Team Totals 28 6 7 6 8 4 38 .250 .417 .393 .810 0.274 0.39 0.428 -0.153 2.6 27 12
2B: J Clark (14, off D Rau).
HR: W McCovey (4, off D Rau, 5th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: J LeMaster (7, off D Rau); L Herndon (6, off B Castillo).
TB: W McCovey 5; J Clark 3; M Ivie 2; J LeMaster.
RBI: W McCovey 5 (33); M Hill (11).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Evans-B Madlock-W McCovey; D Evans-B Madlock-M Ivie.
Baserunning
CS: J Clark (2, 2nd base by D Rau/S Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doug Rau, L (5-1) 4 6 6 6 5 2 1 3.54 22 23 -0.280 0.66 -4.3
Bobby Castillo 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 3.04 12 0 0 0.006 0.04 1.3
Lance Rautzhan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 8 7 6 6 8 4 1 6.75 38 23 0 0 -0.274 0.39 -2.6
D Rau faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, W (6-2) 9 6 1 1 2 2 1 2.25 33 71 0.226 0.59 2.9
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 33 71 0.226 0.59 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 43,646.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         San Francisco Giants
1 Bill North CF 1 Bill Madlock 2B
2 Bill Russell SS 2 Darrell Evans 3B
3 Reggie Smith RF 3 Jack Clark RF
4 Ron Cey 3B 4 Willie McCovey 1B
5 Steve Garvey 1B 5 Mike Ivie LF
6 Dusty Baker LF 6 Larry Herndon CF
7 Lee Lacy 2B 7 Marc Hill C
8 Steve Yeager C 8 Johnnie LeMaster SS
9 Doug Rau P 9 Bob Knepper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 -23 RR SFG W. McCovey D. Rau 12% 75% Single to LF; Evans Scores; Clark Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- SFG J. Clark D. Rau 9% 64% Double to RF; Evans to 3B
t2 0-3 0 1-- OO LAD L. Lacy B. Knepper 7% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 3-0 0 12- RRR SFG W. McCovey D. Rau 5% 98% Home Run; Evans Scores; Clark Scores
t1 0-0 1 12- O LAD R. Cey B. Knepper 4% 50% Popfly: 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. North B. Knepper 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- LAD B. Russell B. Knepper -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- LAD R. Smith B. Knepper -4% 46% Walk; Russell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O LAD R. Cey B. Knepper 4% 50% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O LAD S. Garvey B. Knepper 4% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Rau -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- SFG D. Evans D. Rau 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- SFG J. Clark D. Rau 9% 64% Double to RF; Evans to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 RR SFG W. McCovey D. Rau 12% 75% Single to LF; Evans Scores; Clark Scores
b1 2-0 1 1-- SFG M. Ivie D. Rau 2% 78% Single to CF; McCovey to 2B
b1 2-0 1 12- SFG L. Herndon D. Rau 4% 82% Walk; McCovey to 3B; Ivie to 2B
b1 2-0 1 123 RO SFG M. Hill D. Rau 2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCovey Scores; Ivie to 3B; Herndon to 2B
b1 3-0 2 -23 O SFG J. LeMaster D. Rau -3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
t2 0-3 0 --- LAD D. Baker B. Knepper -3% 77% Single to LF
t2 0-3 0 1-- OO LAD L. Lacy B. Knepper 7% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t2 0-3 2 --- O LAD S. Yeager B. Knepper 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 9-1-2
b2 3-0 0 --- O SFG B. Knepper D. Rau -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-0 1 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Rau -1% 83% Flyball: LF
b2 3-0 2 --- O SFG D. Evans D. Rau -0% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O LAD D. Rau B. Knepper 2% 84% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 --- LAD B. North B. Knepper -4% 80% Double to LF
t3 0-3 1 -2- O LAD B. Russell B. Knepper 3% 83% Flyball: CF
t3 0-3 2 -2- LAD R. Smith B. Knepper -0% 83% North Steals 3B
t3 0-3 2 --3 LAD R. Smith B. Knepper -1% 82% Walk
t3 0-3 2 1-3 O LAD R. Cey B. Knepper 4% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- SFG J. Clark D. Rau 2% 88% Walk
b3 3-0 0 1-- O SFG W. McCovey D. Rau -2% 85% Clark Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 3-0 1 --- O SFG W. McCovey D. Rau -1% 84% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 3-0 2 --- SFG M. Ivie D. Rau 1% 85% Single to CF
b3 3-0 2 1-- O SFG L. Herndon D. Rau -1% 84% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t4 0-3 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey B. Knepper 2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O LAD D. Baker B. Knepper 1% 87% Flyball: RF
t4 0-3 2 --- O LAD L. Lacy B. Knepper 1% 88% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- SFG M. Hill D. Rau 1% 89% Walk
b4 3-0 0 1-- O SFG J. LeMaster D. Rau -0% 89% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hill to 2B
b4 3-0 1 -2- O SFG B. Knepper D. Rau -1% 87% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 -2- O SFG B. Madlock D. Rau -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
t5 0-3 0 --- O LAD S. Yeager B. Knepper 2% 88% Flyball: RF
t5 0-3 1 --- O LAD D. Rau B. Knepper 1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 2 --- O LAD B. North B. Knepper 1% 90% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 2-3-4
b5 3-0 0 --- SFG D. Evans D. Rau 1% 91% Walk
b5 3-0 0 1-- SFG J. Clark D. Rau 2% 93% Single to LF; Evans to 2B
b5 3-0 0 12- RRR SFG W. McCovey D. Rau 5% 98% Home Run; Evans Scores; Clark Scores
Bobby Castillo replaces Doug Rau pitching and batting 9th
b5 6-0 0 --- SFG M. Ivie B. Castillo 0% 99% Walk
b5 6-0 0 1-- O SFG L. Herndon B. Castillo -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ivie to 2B
b5 6-0 1 -2- O SFG M. Hill B. Castillo -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 6-0 2 -2- O SFG J. LeMaster B. Castillo -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 2-3-4
Mike Ivie moves from LF to 1B
Terry Whitfield replaces Willie McCovey (1B) playing LF batting 4th
t6 0-6 0 --- O LAD B. Russell B. Knepper 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-6 1 --- O LAD R. Smith B. Knepper 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t6 0-6 2 --- O LAD R. Cey B. Knepper 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 6-0, Dodgers' Bobby Castillo facing 9-1-2
b6 6-0 0 --- O SFG B. Knepper B. Castillo -0% 99% Strikeout
b6 6-0 1 --- O SFG B. Madlock B. Castillo -0% 99% Popfly: SS
b6 6-0 2 --- SFG D. Evans B. Castillo 0% 99% Walk
b6 6-0 2 1-- O SFG J. Clark B. Castillo -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t7 0-6 0 --- LAD S. Garvey B. Knepper -1% 98% Single to SS
t7 0-6 0 1-- O LAD D. Baker B. Knepper 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t7 0-6 1 1-- O LAD L. Lacy B. Knepper 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t7 0-6 2 1-- O LAD S. Yeager B. Knepper 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 6-0, Dodgers' Bobby Castillo facing 4-5-6
b7 6-0 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield B. Castillo -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b7 6-0 1 --- O SFG M. Ivie B. Castillo -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 2 --- SFG L. Herndon B. Castillo 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-0 2 1-- O SFG M. Hill B. Castillo -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
Manny Mota pinch hits for Bobby Castillo (P) batting 9th
t8 0-6 0 --- LAD M. Mota B. Knepper -1% 99% Single to CF
t8 0-6 0 1-- OO LAD B. North B. Knepper 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 0-6 2 --- O LAD B. Russell B. Knepper 0% 100% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 6-0, Dodgers' Lance Rautzhan facing 8-9-1
Lance Rautzhan replaces Manny Mota (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-0 0 --- SFG J. LeMaster L. Rautzhan 0% 100% Single to SS
b8 6-0 0 1-- SFG B. Knepper L. Rautzhan 0% 100% Passed Ball; LeMaster to 2B
b8 6-0 0 -2- O SFG B. Knepper L. Rautzhan -0% 100% Popfly: P
b8 6-0 1 -2- O SFG B. Madlock L. Rautzhan -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 6-0 2 -2- O SFG D. Evans L. Rautzhan -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
t9 0-6 0 --- O LAD R. Smith B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-6 1 --- R LAD R. Cey B. Knepper -0% 100% Home Run
t9 1-6 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-6 2 --- O LAD D. Baker B. Knepper 0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Giants 6.

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