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Standings
OAK
@CHW
4
3
 
(12)
BAL
@CLE
3
4
NYY
@MIL
2
4
KCR
@MIN
1
4
CAL
@TEX
3
4
ATL
@CIN
6
5
SDP
@LAD
0
3
MON
@NYM
0
3
PIT
@PHI
5
9
HOU
@SFG
4
5
CHC
@STL
1
5
Friday, May 2, 1975, 7:35PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 23,017, Time of Game: 2:21
Cubs
1
13-6
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cardinals
5
8-10
 Won 1 
5th, 4½ GB
W: Bob Forsch (2-2)
L: Rick Reuschel (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  3  1
Cardinals       1  3  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    5 12  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .655 -0.018 0.53 0.023 -0.041 -0.1 3 3 HBP
Jose Cardenal LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .347 .926 -0.022 0.43 0.000 -0.022 -0.3 1 0
   Champ Summers LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.037 0.78 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 0 0
Bill Madlock 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .321 .834 0.029 0.73 0.061 -0.032 0.1 1 1 2B,GDP
Rick Monday CF 2 0 1 0 2 0 .343 .997 0.055 0.59 0.063 -0.008 0.5 1 0
Jerry Morales RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .263 .659 -0.084 1.04 0.014 -0.098 -1.0 0 0
Pete LaCock 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .820 -0.047 0.92 0.005 -0.053 -0.4 6 1
Manny Trillo 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .354 .896 -0.051 0.66 0.000 -0.051 -0.6 2 3
Steve Swisher C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .568 -0.041 0.54 0.000 -0.041 -0.5 10 1
Rick Reuschel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Vic Harris PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.016 0.65 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Milt Wilcox P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 -0.014 0.59 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 0 0
   Ken Frailing P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ron Dunn PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .667 1.667 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Bob Locker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 3 0 2 5 .100 .315 -0.250 0.69 0.166 -0.417 -3.3 24 10
2B: B Madlock (8, off B Forsch).
HBP: D Kessinger (1, by B Forsch).
TB: B Madlock 3; R Monday.
GIDP: B Madlock (4).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Swisher-D Kessinger; M Trillo-D Kessinger-P LaCock.
E: M Wilcox (1).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bake McBride CF 4 1 2 1 1 2 .254 .706 0.106 0.46 0.114 -0.008 0.7 4 0 HR,SB
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .640 -0.055 0.50 0.000 -0.055 -1.3 5 4
Reggie Smith RF 3 1 0 0 1 3 .294 .812 0.017 0.35 0.039 -0.022 0.4 4 0
Ted Simmons C 3 0 2 1 0 0 .292 .744 0.001 0.24 0.010 -0.009 0.1 5 0 SF
Ron Fairly LF 2 1 1 0 1 0 .300 .762 0.028 0.44 0.037 -0.009 0.3 0 0
   Luis Melendez PR-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .357 .971 -0.004 0.16 0.002 -0.006 -0.0 0 0 CS
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .193 .533 0.111 0.50 0.130 -0.019 0.6 8 0 3B
Ken Reitz 3B 4 1 3 2 0 1 .391 .901 0.085 0.32 0.086 -0.001 1.6 0 3 HR
Ed Brinkman SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .656 -0.046 0.30 0.000 -0.046 -1.5 1 4 GDP
Bob Forsch P 3 0 2 0 0 1 .300 1.017 0.006 0.14 0.014 -0.008 0.1 0 0 3B,2B,SH
Team Totals 32 5 12 5 3 10 .375 1.135 0.249 0.36 0.432 -0.183 1.2 27 11
2B: B Forsch (1, off B Locker).
3B: K Hernandez (2, off R Reuschel); B Forsch (1, off M Wilcox).
HR: B McBride (2, off R Reuschel; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); K Reitz (1, off R Reuschel; 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: T Simmons (3, off M Wilcox).
SH: B Forsch (2, off K Frailing).
TB: K Reitz 6; B Forsch 5; B McBride 5; K Hernandez 3; T Simmons 2; L Melendez; R Fairly.
GIDP: E Brinkman (1).
RBI: K Reitz 2 (5); K Hernandez (5); T Simmons (15); B McBride (8).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Brinkman-T Sizemore-K Hernandez.
PB: T Simmons (2).
E: E Brinkman 2 (5).
Baserunning
SB: B McBride (3, 2nd base off M Wilcox/S Swisher).
CS: L Melendez (1, 2nd base by K Frailing/S Swisher).
Pickoffs: R Smith (1st base by M Wilcox).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, L (1-2) 2 5 4 4 0 4 2 7.56 11 34 -0.270 0.56 -3.0
Milt Wilcox 2.1 3 1 0 3 1 0 3.75 12 0 0 -0.008 0.43 -0.1
Ken Frailing 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.24 5 1 0 0.021 0.22 1.0
Bob Locker 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 3.38 9 0 0 0.008 0.07 1.0
Team Totals 8 12 5 4 3 10 2 4.50 37 34 1 0 -0.249 0.36 -1.2

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, W (2-2) 9 3 1 0 2 5 0 2.86 33 82 0.251 0.69 3.3
Team Totals 9 3 1 0 2 5 0 0.00 33 82 0.251 0.69 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Forsch (1; D Kessinger).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Wilcox (0; R Smith, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Bake McBride CF
2 Jose Cardenal LF 2 Ted Sizemore 2B
3 Bill Madlock 3B 3 Reggie Smith RF
4 Rick Monday CF 4 Ted Simmons C
5 Jerry Morales RF 5 Ron Fairly LF
6 Pete LaCock 1B 6 Keith Hernandez 1B
7 Manny Trillo 2B 7 Ken Reitz 3B
8 Steve Swisher C 8 Ed Brinkman SS
9 Rick Reuschel P 9 Bob Forsch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 0 1-- R STL K. Hernandez R. Reuschel 13% 82% Triple to RF; Fairly Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- R STL B. McBride R. Reuschel 10% 65% Home Run
b2 2-0 0 --3 RR STL K. Reitz R. Reuschel 6% 89% Home Run; Hernandez Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC J. Morales B. Forsch 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-4 0 12- O CHC J. Morales B. Forsch 5% 85% Strikeout Looking

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, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Forsch 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Cardenal B. Forsch 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Madlock B. Forsch -1% 52% Single to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-- CHC R. Monday B. Forsch -2% 51% Walk; Madlock to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- CHC J. Morales B. Forsch -1% 50% Passed Ball; Madlock to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC J. Morales B. Forsch 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R STL B. McBride R. Reuschel 10% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- O STL T. Sizemore R. Reuschel -2% 63% Strikeout
b1 1-0 1 --- O STL R. Smith R. Reuschel -1% 62% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 --- O STL T. Simmons R. Reuschel -1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC P. LaCock B. Forsch 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CHC M. Trillo B. Forsch 2% 65% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC S. Swisher B. Forsch 1% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Rick Reuschel facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- STL R. Fairly R. Reuschel 3% 69% Single to SS
b2 1-0 0 1-- R STL K. Hernandez R. Reuschel 13% 82% Triple to RF; Fairly Scores
b2 2-0 0 --3 RR STL K. Reitz R. Reuschel 6% 89% Home Run; Hernandez Scores
b2 4-0 0 --- O STL E. Brinkman R. Reuschel -1% 88% Strikeout
b2 4-0 1 --- O STL B. Forsch R. Reuschel -1% 87% Strikeout
b2 4-0 2 --- STL B. McBride R. Reuschel 0% 88% Single to CF
b2 4-0 2 1-- O STL T. Sizemore R. Reuschel -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
Vic Harris pinch hits for Rick Reuschel (P) batting 9th
t3 0-4 0 --- O CHC V. Harris B. Forsch 2% 89% Flyball: RF
t3 0-4 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Forsch 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- O CHC J. Cardenal B. Forsch 1% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Milt Wilcox facing 3-4-5
Milt Wilcox replaces Vic Harris (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 0 --- O STL R. Smith M. Wilcox -1% 89% Strikeout
b3 4-0 1 --- STL T. Simmons M. Wilcox 1% 90% Single to CF
b3 4-0 1 1-- O STL R. Fairly M. Wilcox -1% 89% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 4-0 2 1-- O STL K. Hernandez M. Wilcox -1% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- CHC B. Madlock B. Forsch -4% 84% Double to LF
t4 0-4 0 -2- CHC R. Monday B. Forsch -4% 81% Walk
t4 0-4 0 12- O CHC J. Morales B. Forsch 5% 85% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-4 1 12- RO CHC P. LaCock B. Forsch -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Madlock Scores/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)/unER
t4 1-4 2 1-- O CHC M. Trillo B. Forsch 2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Milt Wilcox facing 7-8-9
b4 4-1 0 --- STL K. Reitz M. Wilcox 2% 88% Single to LF
b4 4-1 0 1-- OO STL E. Brinkman M. Wilcox -3% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 4-1 2 --- STL B. Forsch M. Wilcox 1% 86% Triple to RF
b4 4-1 2 --3 STL B. McBride M. Wilcox 0% 87% Walk
b4 4-1 2 1-3 STL T. Sizemore M. Wilcox 0% 87% McBride Steals 2B
b4 4-1 2 -23 O STL T. Sizemore M. Wilcox -3% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 8-9-1
t5 1-4 0 --- O CHC S. Swisher B. Forsch 2% 87% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-4 1 --- O CHC M. Wilcox B. Forsch 1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-4 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Forsch 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Milt Wilcox facing 3-4-5
Champ Summers replaces Jose Cardenal playing LF batting 2nd
b5 4-1 0 --- STL R. Smith M. Wilcox 1% 90% Walk
b5 4-1 0 1-- STL T. Simmons M. Wilcox 3% 93% Smith Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Smith to 3B
b5 4-1 0 --3 RO STL T. Simmons M. Wilcox 0% 93% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Smith Scores/unER
b5 5-1 1 --- STL R. Fairly M. Wilcox 1% 94% Walk
Ken Frailing replaces Milt Wilcox pitching and batting 9th
Luis Melendez pinch runs for Ron Fairly (LF) batting 5th
b5 5-1 1 1-- OO STL K. Hernandez K. Frailing -1% 93% Double Play: Strikeout, Melendez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 2-3-4
Luis Melendez moves from PR to LF
t6 1-5 0 --- O CHC C. Summers B. Forsch 2% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 1-5 1 --- O CHC B. Madlock B. Forsch 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-5 2 --- CHC R. Monday B. Forsch -1% 94% Single to RF
t6 1-5 2 1-- CHC J. Morales B. Forsch -1% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Monday to 2B
t6 1-5 2 12- O CHC P. LaCock B. Forsch 3% 96% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Ken Frailing facing 7-8-9
b6 5-1 0 --- STL K. Reitz K. Frailing 1% 96% Single to RF
b6 5-1 0 1-- O STL E. Brinkman K. Frailing -1% 96% Flyball: 2B
b6 5-1 1 1-- O STL B. Forsch K. Frailing -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Reitz to 2B
b6 5-1 2 -2- O STL B. McBride K. Frailing -1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- O CHC M. Trillo B. Forsch 1% 96% Flyball: 2B
t7 1-5 1 --- O CHC S. Swisher B. Forsch 1% 97% Flyball: CF
Ron Dunn pinch hits for Ken Frailing (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 2 --- O CHC R. Dunn B. Forsch 0% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Bob Locker facing 2-3-4
Bob Locker replaces Ron Dunn (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O STL T. Sizemore B. Locker -0% 97% Flyball: 3B
b7 5-1 1 --- O STL R. Smith B. Locker -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 5-1 2 --- STL T. Simmons B. Locker 0% 97% Single to RF
b7 5-1 2 1-- STL L. Melendez B. Locker 0% 97% Single to RF; Simmons to 2B
b7 5-1 2 12- O STL K. Hernandez B. Locker -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t8 1-5 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger B. Forsch -2% 95% Hit By Pitch
t8 1-5 0 1-- O CHC C. Summers B. Forsch 2% 97% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-5 1 1-- OO CHC B. Madlock B. Forsch 2% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Bob Locker facing 7-8-9
b8 5-1 0 --- O STL K. Reitz B. Locker -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 5-1 1 --- O STL E. Brinkman B. Locker -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-1 2 --- STL B. Forsch B. Locker 0% 99% Double to CF
b8 5-1 2 -2- O STL B. McBride B. Locker -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 4-5-6
t9 1-5 0 --- O CHC R. Monday B. Forsch 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 1-5 1 --- O CHC J. Morales B. Forsch 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-5 2 --- O CHC P. LaCock B. Forsch 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.

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