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Standings
BAL
@CAL
1
0
CHW
@DET
0
2
KCR
@MIL
7
5
BOS
@MIN
12
8
CLE
@OAK
4
1
NYY
@TEX
6
0
LAD
@CHC
1
2
SFG
@MON
2
3
SDP
@NYM
2
7
HOU
@PHI
15
3
ATL
@PIT
4
11
CIN
@STL
6
0
Saturday, May 31, 1975, 7:03PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 28,475, Time of Game: 2:09
Reds
6
28-21
 Won 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Cardinals
0
19-24
 Lost 1 
5th, 5½ GB
W: Don Gullett (6-3)
L: Bob Gibson (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  0  0   1  1  1   0  0  1    6 13  0
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 3B 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .302 .403 .417 .821 0.098 0.75 0.126 -0.028 1.7 0 2
Ken Griffey RF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .321 .444 .477 .921 -0.031 0.64 0.078 -0.110 -0.2 3 0 HR,2B,GDP
Joe Morgan 2B 3 1 1 2 2 2 5 .331 .481 .485 .966 0.163 0.61 0.183 -0.020 1.9 4 4 HR,IW
Johnny Bench C 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .284 .340 .528 .867 -0.034 0.55 0.021 -0.055 -1.3 5 0
Dan Driessen 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .224 .343 .276 .619 -0.032 0.39 0.009 -0.041 -1.4 7 2
Cesar Geronimo CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .299 .357 .408 .764 0.025 0.34 0.062 -0.037 0.1 3 0
Dave Concepcion SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .294 .332 .380 .711 0.022 0.46 0.047 -0.025 -0.1 3 3 SB
George Foster LF 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .284 .320 .569 .889 0.085 0.32 0.086 -0.001 2.1 1 0 HR,3B
Don Gullett P 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .212 .257 .212 .469 -0.093 0.58 0.002 -0.095 -1.1 1 2
Team Totals 39 6 13 5 6 5 45 .333 .422 .641 1.063 0.203 0.51 0.614 -0.412 1.7 27 13
2B: K Griffey (7, off B Gibson).
3B: G Foster (2, off B Gibson).
HR: J Morgan (5, off B Gibson, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); K Griffey (2, off T Moore, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF-RF); G Foster (8, off R Kurosaki, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: J Morgan (1, by B Gibson).
TB: G Foster 8; K Griffey 7; J Morgan 4; J Bench 2; D Driessen; D Concepcion; C Geronimo; P Rose.
GIDP: K Griffey (3).
RBI: J Morgan 2 (25); K Griffey (14); G Foster (15); P Rose (26).
2-out RBI: P Rose; G Foster.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Driessen-D Concepcion-D Driessen; D Concepcion-J Morgan-D Driessen.
Baserunning
SB: D Concepcion (9, 2nd base off B Gibson/T Simmons).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .338 .394 .488 .882 -0.067 0.65 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 3 0
Ted Sizemore 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .253 .333 .325 .659 -0.005 0.47 0.026 -0.031 -0.4 0 3
Reggie Smith RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .343 .405 .677 1.082 -0.028 0.49 0.013 -0.041 -0.3 1 0
Ted Simmons C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271 .348 .406 .755 -0.070 0.59 0.000 -0.070 -1.1 7 1 GDP
Luis Melendez CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .263 .288 .384 .672 0.016 0.66 0.041 -0.025 -0.0 2 0
Ken Reitz 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .291 .310 .345 .655 -0.018 1.02 0.029 -0.047 -0.0 1 1
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .211 .285 .317 .602 -0.069 0.84 0.000 -0.069 -1.0 9 1 GDP
   Ryan Kurosaki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mario Guerrero SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .324 .314 .324 .638 0.003 0.55 0.022 -0.019 -0.2 2 5
Bob Gibson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .056 .143 .056 .198 -0.064 2.20 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 0 2
   Danny Cater PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258 .281 .323 .604 0.010 0.26 0.010 0.000 0.1
   Tommy Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ron Fairly 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .299 .427 .388 .815 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2 2 0
Team Totals 29 0 4 0 2 5 31 .138 .194 .138 .331 -0.296 0.68 0.141 -0.437 -4.3 27 14
TB: K Reitz; L Melendez; M Guerrero; D Cater.
GIDP: K Hernandez (4); T Simmons (7).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Gibson-T Simmons-K Hernandez.
E: L Melendez (2).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Gullett, W (6-3) 9 4 0 0 2 5 0 2.32 31 82 0.297 0.68 4.3
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 31 82 0.297 0.68 4.3

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Gibson, L (1-5) 5 10 4 3 3 4 1 4.80 27 34 -0.185 0.79 -1.6
Tommy Moore 2.1 2 1 1 3 1 1 3.86 12 0 0 -0.025 0.10 -1.1
Ryan Kurosaki 1.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.38 6 3 0 0.006 0.07 1.0
Team Totals 9 13 6 5 6 5 3 5.00 45 34 3 0 -0.204 0.51 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: D Gullett (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Gibson (4; J Morgan).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 28,475.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Pete Rose 3B 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Ken Griffey RF 2 Ted Sizemore 2B
3 Joe Morgan 2B 3 Reggie Smith RF
4 Johnny Bench C 4 Ted Simmons C
5 Dan Driessen 1B 5 Luis Melendez CF
6 Cesar Geronimo CF 6 Ken Reitz 3B
7 Dave Concepcion SS 7 Keith Hernandez 1B
8 George Foster LF 8 Mario Guerrero SS
9 Don Gullett P 9 Bob Gibson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR CIN J. Morgan B. Gibson 18% 68% Home Run; Griffey Scores
t2 2-0 1 123 OO CIN K. Griffey B. Gibson -11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
t4 2-0 2 --3 R CIN P. Rose B. Gibson 8% 81% Single to LF; Foster Scores
b2 0-2 2 -23 O STL B. Gibson D. Gullett 6% 72% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-0 1 --- R CIN C. Geronimo B. Gibson 6% 90% Single to CF; Geronimo Scores/Adv on E8/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Gibson -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CIN K. Griffey B. Gibson 2% 50% Single to 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- RR CIN J. Morgan B. Gibson 18% 68% Home Run; Griffey Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- O CIN J. Bench B. Gibson -1% 67% Flyball: CF
t1 2-0 2 --- CIN D. Driessen B. Gibson 1% 68% Single to RF
t1 2-0 2 1-- O CIN C. Geronimo B. Gibson -2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Don Gullett facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Gullett 2% 68% Flyball: RF
b1 0-2 1 --- STL T. Sizemore D. Gullett -3% 66% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- O STL R. Smith D. Gullett 3% 68% Strikeout
b1 0-2 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons D. Gullett 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- CIN D. Concepcion B. Gibson 3% 73% Single to LF
t2 2-0 0 1-- CIN G. Foster B. Gibson 2% 75% Concepcion Steals 2B
t2 2-0 0 -2- CIN G. Foster B. Gibson 2% 77% Walk
t2 2-0 0 12- O CIN D. Gullett B. Gibson -4% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Foster to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- CIN P. Rose B. Gibson 4% 78% Walk; Foster to 3B; Gullett to 2B
t2 2-0 1 123 OO CIN K. Griffey B. Gibson -11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Don Gullett facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- STL L. Melendez D. Gullett -4% 63% Single to CF
b2 0-2 0 1-- O STL K. Reitz D. Gullett 4% 67% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-2 1 1-- O STL K. Hernandez D. Gullett 3% 70% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 1-- STL M. Guerrero D. Gullett -2% 68% Single to LF; Reitz to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- STL B. Gibson D. Gullett -2% 66% Wild Pitch; Reitz to 3B; Guerrero to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -23 O STL B. Gibson D. Gullett 6% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan B. Gibson -2% 70% Strikeout
t3 2-0 1 --- CIN J. Bench B. Gibson 2% 72% Single to CF
t3 2-0 1 1-- O CIN D. Driessen B. Gibson -2% 70% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 1-- O CIN C. Geronimo B. Gibson -2% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Don Gullett facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Gullett 3% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 0-2 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Gullett 2% 73% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-2 2 --- O STL R. Smith D. Gullett 1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 7-8-9
t4 2-0 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Gibson -2% 72% Popfly: SS
t4 2-0 1 --- CIN G. Foster B. Gibson 6% 78% Triple to LF
t4 2-0 1 --3 O CIN D. Gullett B. Gibson -5% 73% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-0 2 --3 R CIN P. Rose B. Gibson 8% 81% Single to LF; Foster Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- CIN K. Griffey B. Gibson 2% 83% Double to CF; Rose to 3B
t4 3-0 2 -23 CIN J. Morgan B. Gibson 1% 84% Intentional Walk
t4 3-0 2 123 O CIN J. Bench B. Gibson -4% 80% Lineout: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Don Gullett facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Gullett 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- O STL L. Melendez D. Gullett 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- O STL K. Reitz D. Gullett 1% 85% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 5-6-7
t5 3-0 0 --- O CIN D. Driessen B. Gibson -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-0 1 --- R CIN C. Geronimo B. Gibson 6% 90% Single to CF; Geronimo Scores/Adv on E8/unER
t5 4-0 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Gibson -1% 89% Popfly: 1B
t5 4-0 2 --- CIN G. Foster B. Gibson 0% 90% Single to RF
t5 4-0 2 1-- O CIN D. Gullett B. Gibson -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Don Gullett facing 7-8-9
b5 0-4 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez D. Gullett 2% 91% Strikeout
b5 0-4 1 --- O STL M. Guerrero D. Gullett 1% 92% Flyball: CF
Danny Cater pinch hits for Bob Gibson (P) batting 9th
b5 0-4 2 --- STL D. Cater D. Gullett -1% 91% Single to RF
b5 0-4 2 1-- O STL L. Brock D. Gullett 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Tommy Moore facing 1-2-3
Tommy Moore replaces Danny Cater (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Moore -1% 92% Flyball: LF
t6 4-0 1 --- R CIN K. Griffey T. Moore 4% 95% Home Run (CF-RF)
t6 5-0 1 --- O CIN J. Morgan T. Moore -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-0 2 --- CIN J. Bench T. Moore 0% 95% Single to 2B
t6 5-0 2 1-- O CIN D. Driessen T. Moore -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Don Gullett facing 2-3-4
b6 0-5 0 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Gullett 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-5 1 --- STL R. Smith D. Gullett -1% 95% Walk
b6 0-5 1 1-- OO STL T. Simmons D. Gullett 2% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Tommy Moore facing 6-7-8
t7 5-0 0 --- O CIN C. Geronimo T. Moore -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-0 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion T. Moore -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 5-0 2 --- O CIN G. Foster T. Moore -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Don Gullett facing 5-6-7
b7 0-5 0 --- O STL L. Melendez D. Gullett 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-5 1 --- STL K. Reitz D. Gullett -1% 97% Single to LF
b7 0-5 1 1-- OO STL K. Hernandez D. Gullett 2% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Tommy Moore facing 9-1-2
t8 5-0 0 --- CIN D. Gullett T. Moore 0% 99% Walk
t8 5-0 0 1-- CIN P. Rose T. Moore 0% 99% Walk; Gullett to 2B
t8 5-0 0 12- O CIN K. Griffey T. Moore -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Gullett to 3B
t8 5-0 1 1-3 CIN J. Morgan T. Moore 0% 99% Walk; Griffey to 2B
Ryan Kurosaki replaces Keith Hernandez (1B) pitching and batting 7th
Ron Fairly replaces Tommy Moore (P) playing 1B batting 9th
t8 5-0 1 123 O CIN J. Bench R. Kurosaki -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Griffey to 3B; Morgan to 2B
t8 5-0 2 123 O CIN D. Driessen R. Kurosaki -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Reds' Don Gullett facing 8-9-1
b8 0-5 0 --- O STL M. Guerrero D. Gullett 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 0-5 1 --- O STL R. Fairly D. Gullett 0% 99% Strikeout
b8 0-5 2 --- O STL L. Brock D. Gullett 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Ryan Kurosaki facing 6-7-8
t9 5-0 0 --- O CIN C. Geronimo R. Kurosaki -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-0 1 --- O CIN D. Concepcion R. Kurosaki -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 5-0 2 --- R CIN G. Foster R. Kurosaki 0% 100% Home Run
t9 6-0 2 --- O CIN D. Gullett R. Kurosaki -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 6, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-6, Reds' Don Gullett facing 2-3-4
b9 0-6 0 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Gullett 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 0-6 1 --- O STL R. Smith D. Gullett 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 0-6 2 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Gullett 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 6, Cardinals 0.

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