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@BAL
4
5
KCR
@BOS
4
0
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@CHW
9
5
OAK
@CLE
2
4
SEA
@DET
3
4
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@NYY
7
5
 
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@TOR
2
3
 
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@ATL
4
6
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@ATL
4
1
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@CIN
12
2
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@CIN
1
2
NYM
@HOU
3
4
 
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@LAD
3
7
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@SDP
3
8
CHC
@SFG
1
0
Friday, July 28, 1978, 8:05PM
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 25,908, Time of Game: 2:30
Cubs
1
50-49
 Won 1 
2nd, 5 GB
at Giants
0
61-41
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Dennis Lamp (4-10)
L: Bob Knepper (11-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  6  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ivan de Jesus SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .276 .358 .371 .729 0.119 1.19 0.165 -0.047 0.9 0 3 2B,2·SB
Jerry White CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .254 .333 .270 .603 0.078 1.48 0.189 -0.111 0.0 5 0 CS
Gene Clines LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .266 .330 .329 .659 -0.141 1.44 0.000 -0.141 -1.2 1 0
Dave Kingman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .239 .316 .514 .830 -0.099 1.00 0.000 -0.099 -0.8 10 0
   Larry Biittner 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .315 .361 .677 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 1
Mike Vail RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .314 .318 .442 .760 0.012 0.72 0.048 -0.036 0.0 2 0
Manny Trillo 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .328 .347 .674 -0.015 0.94 0.030 -0.045 -0.2 1 2
Ed Putman 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.022 1.27 0.043 -0.064 -0.3 1 2
   Mick Kelleher 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .367 .295 .663 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tim Blackwell C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.168 1.75 0.000 -0.168 -1.3 4 0
Dennis Lamp P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .217 .217 .261 .478 -0.002 0.83 0.058 -0.060 -0.0 0 4 2B
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 4 3 36 .188 .278 .250 .528 -0.238 1.19 0.533 -0.771 -2.9 27 12
2B: I de Jesus (15, off B Knepper); D Lamp (2, off B Knepper).
TB: I de Jesus 3; M Vail 2; D Lamp 2; J White.
RBI: J White (4).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: I de Jesus 2 (18, 2nd base off B Knepper/M Hill 2).
CS: J White (2, 2nd base by 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 .307 .375 .464 .839 -0.266 2.02 0.000 -0.266 -1.3 1 2
Terry Whitfield LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .313 .357 .437 .794 -0.048 1.84 0.129 -0.177 0.6 1 0 2B
Jack Clark RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .377 .563 .939 0.012 1.39 0.119 -0.107 0.1 3 0 2B
Darrell Evans 3B 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .256 .376 .401 .776 0.025 1.33 0.047 -0.022 0.5 0 4 IW
Mike Ivie 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .315 .354 .489 .843 -0.176 2.46 0.031 -0.207 -1.1 16 0
Larry Herndon CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .350 .388 .738 -0.254 2.64 0.000 -0.254 -2.0 2 0
Roger Metzger SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .267 .312 .313 .625 0.112 1.37 0.138 -0.026 0.8 0 4 SB
   Willie McCovey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .296 .399 .695 -0.029 1.17 0.000 -0.029 -0.1
   Johnnie LeMaster SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .291 .329 .619 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Marc Hill C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .335 .304 .638 0.034 1.86 0.132 -0.099 -0.4 3 1
   Rob Andrews PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .331 .336 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Bob Knepper P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .074 .148 .111 .259 -0.100 1.26 0.000 -0.100 -0.7 0 1
   Jim Dwyer PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .319 .316 .635 -0.047 5.41 0.000 -0.047 -0.2 SH
Team Totals 33 0 7 0 4 3 38 .212 .297 .273 .570 -0.737 1.89 0.596 -1.334 -3.9 27 12
2B: T Whitfield (15, off D Lamp); J Clark (31, off D Lamp).
SH: J Dwyer (1, off D Lamp).
IBB: D Evans (10, by D Lamp).
TB: T Whitfield 3; J Clark 2; R Metzger 2; M Ivie; M Hill.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 14.
Baserunning
SB: R Metzger (4, 2nd base off D Lamp/T Blackwell).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Lamp, W (4-10) 9 7 0 0 4 3 0 3.55 38 72 0.738 1.89 3.9
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 4 3 0 0.00 38 72 0.738 1.89 3.9

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, L (11-7) 9 6 1 1 4 3 0 2.58 36 70 0.238 1.19 2.9
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 4 3 0 1.00 36 70 0.238 1.19 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Lamp (5; D Evans).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: 25,908.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 57° F, Wind 9mph in unknown direction, Night.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         San Francisco Giants
1 Ivan de Jesus SS 1 Bill Madlock 2B
2 Jerry White CF 2 Terry Whitfield LF
3 Gene Clines LF 3 Jack Clark RF
4 Dave Kingman 1B 4 Darrell Evans 3B
5 Mike Vail RF 5 Mike Ivie 1B
6 Manny Trillo 2B 6 Larry Herndon CF
7 Ed Putman 3B 7 Roger Metzger SS
8 Tim Blackwell C 8 Marc Hill C
9 Dennis Lamp P 9 Bob Knepper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-0 1 -2- R CHC J. White B. Knepper 18% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); de Jesus Scores
b9 0-1 0 --- SFG M. Hill D. Lamp -13% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 0-1 2 -2- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp 13% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 0-1 1 -2- O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 13% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 1 1-- SFG J. Clark D. Lamp -12% 31% Double to RF (Line Drive); Whitfield to 3B

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' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus B. Knepper 6% 56% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC J. White B. Knepper -4% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC G. Clines B. Knepper -3% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O CHC D. Kingman B. Knepper -3% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 7,(1-2)  SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp -2% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O SFG J. Clark D. Lamp 3% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- SFG D. Evans D. Lamp -2% 46% Walk; Whitfield to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- SFG M. Ivie D. Lamp -3% 43% Single to SS; Whitfield to 3B; Evans to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 O SFG L. Herndon D. Lamp 7% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC M. Vail B. Knepper -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC M. Trillo B. Knepper -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC E. Putman B. Knepper -1% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- SFG R. Metzger D. Lamp -4% 41% Single to 1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- O SFG M. Hill D. Lamp 2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B; Metzger to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O SFG B. Knepper D. Lamp 4% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Blackwell B. Knepper -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Lamp B. Knepper -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- CHC I. de Jesus B. Knepper 1% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 2 1-- CHC J. White B. Knepper 1% 49% de Jesus Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- CHC J. White B. Knepper 1% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- O CHC G. Clines B. Knepper -5% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 2-3-4
b3 0-0 0 --- SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp -7% 38% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b3 0-0 0 -2- O SFG J. Clark D. Lamp 5% 42% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 1 -2- SFG D. Evans D. Lamp -2% 40% Walk
b3 0-0 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O SFG M. Ivie D. Lamp 5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 2 12- O SFG L. Herndon D. Lamp 5% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC D. Kingman B. Knepper -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 --- CHC M. Vail B. Knepper 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-0 1 1-- O CHC M. Trillo B. Knepper -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Vail to 2B
t4 0-0 2 -2- O CHC E. Putman B. Knepper -4% 44% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 7-8-9
b4 0-0 0 --- O SFG R. Metzger D. Lamp 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O SFG M. Hill D. Lamp 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- O SFG B. Knepper D. Lamp 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Blackwell B. Knepper -3% 47% Lineout: CF
t5 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  CHC D. Lamp B. Knepper 6% 53% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t5 0-0 1 -2- O CHC I. de Jesus B. Knepper -5% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-0 2 -2- O CHC J. White B. Knepper -5% 44% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b5 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp -3% 43% Walk
b5 0-0 1 1-- SFG J. Clark D. Lamp -12% 31% Double to RF (Line Drive); Whitfield to 3B
b5 0-0 1 -23 SFG D. Evans D. Lamp -1% 31% Intentional Walk
b5 0-0 1 123 O SFG M. Ivie D. Lamp 10% 41% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 123 O SFG L. Herndon D. Lamp 9% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
t6 0-0 0 --- O CHC G. Clines B. Knepper -3% 47% Lineout: RF
t6 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kingman B. Knepper -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 2 --- CHC M. Vail B. Knepper 2% 46% Single to C
t6 0-0 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  CHC M. Trillo B. Knepper 3% 49% Walk; Vail to 2B
t6 0-0 2 12- CHC E. Putman B. Knepper 4% 54% Walk; Vail to 3B; Trillo to 2B
t6 0-0 2 123 O CHC T. Blackwell B. Knepper -11% 43% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 7-8-9
b6 0-0 0 --- SFG R. Metzger D. Lamp -5% 38% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 0-0 0 1-- SFG M. Hill D. Lamp -5% 33% Metzger Steals 2B
b6 0-0 0 -2- O SFG M. Hill D. Lamp 6% 40% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-0 1 -2- O SFG B. Knepper D. Lamp 5% 45% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 -2- O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 5% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
t7 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Lamp B. Knepper -4% 46% Popfly: CF
t7 0-0 1 --- CHC I. de Jesus B. Knepper 4% 50% Walk
t7 0-0 1 1-- CHC J. White B. Knepper 4% 54% de Jesus Steals 2B
t7 0-0 1 -2- R CHC J. White B. Knepper 18% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); de Jesus Scores
t7 1-0 1 1-- O CHC G. Clines B. Knepper -3% 69% Popfly: 1B
t7 1-0 2 1-- O CHC D. Kingman B. Knepper -2% 67% White Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 2-3-4
b7 0-1 0 --- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp 5% 71% Flyball: LF
b7 0-1 1 --- O SFG J. Clark D. Lamp 3% 75% Lineout: CF
b7 0-1 2 --- O SFG D. Evans D. Lamp 2% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
t8 1-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kingman B. Knepper -2% 75% Strikeout
t8 1-0 1 --- O CHC M. Vail B. Knepper -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-0 2 --- O CHC M. Trillo B. Knepper -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 5-6-7
Larry Biittner replaces Dave Kingman playing 1B batting 4th
b8 0-1 0 --- O SFG M. Ivie D. Lamp 6% 78% Flyball: CF
b8 0-1 1 --- O SFG L. Herndon D. Lamp 4% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
Willie McCovey pinch hits for Roger Metzger (SS) batting 7th
b8 0-1 2 --- O SFG W. McCovey D. Lamp 3% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Bob Knepper facing 7-8-9
Johnnie LeMaster replaces Willie McCovey (PH) playing SS batting 7th
t9 1-0 0 --- O CHC E. Putman B. Knepper -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-0 1 --- O CHC T. Blackwell B. Knepper -1% 83% Popfly: SS
t9 1-0 2 --- O CHC D. Lamp B. Knepper -1% 82% 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' Dennis Lamp facing 8-9-1
Mick Kelleher replaces Ed Putman playing 3B batting 7th
b9 0-1 0 --- SFG M. Hill D. Lamp -13% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Jim Dwyer pinch hits for Bob Knepper (P) batting 9th
Rob Andrews pinch runs for Marc Hill (C) batting 8th
b9 0-1 0 1-- O SFG J. Dwyer D. Lamp 5% 74% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Andrews to 2B
b9 0-1 1 -2- O SFG B. Madlock D. Lamp 13% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-1 2 -2- O SFG T. Whitfield D. Lamp 13% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.

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