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BAL
@CAL
6
2
 
(10)
CHW
@CLE
2
0
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@OAK
7
9
NYY
@SEA
3
7
HOU
@CHC
1
2
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@MON
3
4
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@NYM
8
9
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@PHI
3
4
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@PIT
8
4
CIN
@STL
2
1
Monday, June 5, 1978, 7:36PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 32,057, Time of Game: 2:50
Reds
2
33-20
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Cardinals
1
20-35
 Lost 1 
6th, 11½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (6-4)
L: Bob Forsch (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  1
Cardinals       0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .787 -0.170 1.06 0.000 -0.170 -1.4 1 1 GDP
   Ray Knight 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160 .542 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ken Griffey RF 5 0 2 0 0 2 .326 .841 0.037 0.69 0.074 -0.037 0.4 0 0 SB
Joe Morgan 2B 2 1 1 0 2 0 .235 .801 0.176 1.74 0.204 -0.028 1.0 1 1 SB
George Foster LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .318 .932 0.055 1.95 0.156 -0.102 0.1 2 0
Dan Driessen 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .310 .924 0.098 2.09 0.196 -0.098 0.7 6 0 SB
Dave Concepcion SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .781 -0.242 1.50 0.000 -0.242 -2.3 3 1 GDP
Mike Lum CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .275 .958 -0.011 1.44 0.027 -0.038 0.0 4 0 2·IW
   Cesar Geronimo PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .731 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Werner C 3 0 0 1 1 2 .204 .606 0.058 1.68 0.131 -0.073 0.4 9 1
Tom Seaver P 4 0 1 0 0 1 .160 .476 -0.098 1.68 0.041 -0.139 -0.8 1 1
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 5 8 .212 .528 -0.097 1.50 0.829 -0.927 -2.0 27 5
IBB: M Lum 2 (3, by M Littell, by B Forsch).
TB: K Griffey 2; D Driessen 2; J Morgan; T Seaver; G Foster.
GIDP: D Concepcion (4); P Rose (3).
RBI: D Werner (7); D Driessen (30).
2-out RBI: D Werner.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: D Driessen (2).
Baserunning
SB: K Griffey (9, 2nd base off B Forsch/T Simmons); D Driessen (11, 2nd base off B Forsch/T Simmons); J Morgan (10, 2nd base off B Forsch/T Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .535 -0.166 1.77 0.000 -0.166 -1.3 1 0
Garry Templeton SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .223 .502 0.084 1.75 0.170 -0.087 0.9 1 5
George Hendrick CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .224 .650 -0.197 2.00 0.000 -0.197 -1.4 0 0
Ted Simmons C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .335 .971 -0.039 1.27 0.052 -0.091 -0.2 8 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .285 .780 -0.006 1.19 0.061 -0.066 -0.1 15 0
Jerry Morales RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .615 -0.146 1.47 0.000 -0.146 -0.8 1 0
Ken Reitz 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .626 -0.010 1.09 0.047 -0.057 -0.0 0 1
   Jim Dwyer PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .595 -0.081 3.30 0.000 -0.081 -0.2
Mike Phillips 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .286 .670 0.017 1.72 0.112 -0.095 0.6 1 4
Bob Forsch P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .314 .771 -0.009 1.74 0.076 -0.085 -0.3 0 3 2B,SH
   Mark Littell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roger Freed PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .237 .786 -0.041 1.65 0.000 -0.041 -0.1
Team Totals 32 1 6 0 3 8 .188 .476 -0.594 1.61 0.518 -1.112 -3.0 27 13
2B: B Forsch (5, off T Seaver).
SH: B Forsch (3, off T Seaver).
TB: M Phillips 2; B Forsch 2; K Reitz; G Templeton; K Hernandez.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Templeton-M Phillips-K Hernandez; B Forsch-G Templeton-K Hernandez.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (6-4) 9 6 1 0 3 8 0 3.48 36 78 0.596 1.61 3.0
Team Totals 9 6 1 0 3 8 0 0.00 36 78 0.596 1.61 3.0

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, L (7-4) 7 7 2 2 4 5 0 2.52 32 56 -0.058 1.59 0.1
Mark Littell 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.93 6 2 0 0.154 1.01 1.8
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 5 8 0 2.00 38 56 2 0 0.096 1.50 2.0
B Forsch faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Littell (7; M Lum); B Forsch (3; M Lum).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 Garry Templeton SS
3 Joe Morgan 2B 3 George Hendrick CF
4 George Foster LF 4 Ted Simmons C
5 Dan Driessen 1B 5 Keith Hernandez 1B
6 Dave Concepcion SS 6 Jerry Morales RF
7 Mike Lum CF 7 Ken Reitz 3B
8 Don Werner C 8 Mike Phillips 2B
9 Tom Seaver P 9 Bob Forsch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 -2- R STL G. Templeton T. Seaver -13% 33% Single to P; Phillips Scores/Adv on E3/No RBI/unER; Templeton to 3B
t4 0-1 2 123 R CIN D. Werner B. Forsch 13% 53% Walk; Foster Scores; Driessen to 3B; Lum to 2B
t8 1-1 0 -2- CIN G. Foster B. Forsch 12% 76% Fielder's Choice ; Morgan to 3B; Foster to 1B
t4 0-1 1 -23 O CIN D. Concepcion B. Forsch -10% 38% Strikeout
b5 1-1 2 123 O STL G. Hendrick T. Seaver 9% 50% Flyball: CF

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 Forsch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Forsch -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- CIN K. Griffey B. Forsch 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- CIN J. Morgan B. Forsch 2% 52% Griffey Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- CIN J. Morgan B. Forsch 2% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 1 12- O CIN G. Foster B. Forsch -4% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 12- O CIN D. Driessen B. Forsch -4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock T. Seaver 2% 48% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL G. Templeton T. Seaver 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick T. Seaver 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Forsch -2% 48% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN M. Lum B. Forsch -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CIN D. Werner B. Forsch -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL T. Simmons T. Seaver 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- STL K. Hernandez T. Seaver -3% 45% Single to LF
b2 0-0 1 1-- O STL J. Morales T. Seaver 3% 48% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-0 2 1-- O STL K. Reitz T. Seaver 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- CIN T. Seaver B. Forsch 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- OO CIN P. Rose B. Forsch -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CIN K. Griffey B. Forsch -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- STL M. Phillips T. Seaver -4% 41% Single to RF
b3 0-0 0 1-- O STL B. Forsch T. Seaver 2% 42% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Phillips to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- O STL L. Brock T. Seaver 4% 46% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 -2- R STL G. Templeton T. Seaver -13% 33% Single to P; Phillips Scores/Adv on E3/No RBI/unER; Templeton to 3B
b3 1-0 2 --3 O STL G. Hendrick T. Seaver 3% 36% Lineout: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Morgan B. Forsch -3% 34% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- CIN G. Foster B. Forsch 3% 37% Single to LF
t4 0-1 1 1-- CIN D. Driessen B. Forsch 9% 46% Single to RF; Foster to 3B
t4 0-1 1 1-3 CIN D. Concepcion B. Forsch 3% 48% Driessen Steals 2B
t4 0-1 1 -23 O CIN D. Concepcion B. Forsch -10% 38% Strikeout
t4 0-1 2 -23 CIN M. Lum B. Forsch 2% 40% Intentional Walk
t4 0-1 2 123 R CIN D. Werner B. Forsch 13% 53% Walk; Foster Scores; Driessen to 3B; Lum to 2B
t4 1-1 2 123 O CIN T. Seaver B. Forsch -9% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- O STL T. Simmons T. Seaver 3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-1 1 --- O STL K. Hernandez T. Seaver 2% 49% Lineout: 1B
b4 1-1 2 --- O STL J. Morales T. Seaver 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t5 1-1 0 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Forsch -3% 47% Strikeout
t5 1-1 1 --- CIN K. Griffey B. Forsch 3% 50% Single to LF
t5 1-1 1 1-- CIN J. Morgan B. Forsch 5% 55% Single to RF; Griffey to 2B
t5 1-1 1 12- O CIN G. Foster B. Forsch -6% 49% Strikeout
t5 1-1 2 12- O CIN D. Driessen B. Forsch -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- STL K. Reitz T. Seaver -5% 39% Single to CF
b5 1-1 0 1-- STL M. Phillips T. Seaver -7% 32% Single to CF; Reitz to 2B
b5 1-1 0 12- O STL B. Forsch T. Seaver 7% 39% Bunt Groundout: C-SS/Forceout at 3B; Phillips to 2B
b5 1-1 1 12- O STL L. Brock T. Seaver 6% 44% Lineout: LF
b5 1-1 2 12- STL G. Templeton T. Seaver -4% 41% Walk; Phillips to 3B; Forsch to 2B
b5 1-1 2 123 O STL G. Hendrick T. Seaver 9% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 6-7-8
t6 1-1 0 --- O CIN D. Concepcion B. Forsch -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-1 1 --- O CIN M. Lum B. Forsch -2% 44% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-1 2 --- O CIN D. Werner B. Forsch -2% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b6 1-1 0 --- STL T. Simmons T. Seaver -5% 38% Walk
b6 1-1 0 1-- O STL K. Hernandez T. Seaver 5% 43% Popfly: SS
b6 1-1 1 1-- O STL J. Morales T. Seaver 4% 47% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-1 2 1-- O STL K. Reitz T. Seaver 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
t7 1-1 0 --- O CIN T. Seaver B. Forsch -4% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O CIN P. Rose B. Forsch -3% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-1 2 --- O CIN K. Griffey B. Forsch -2% 42% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
b7 1-1 0 --- O STL M. Phillips T. Seaver 4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 1-1 1 --- STL B. Forsch T. Seaver -8% 38% Double to LF
b7 1-1 1 -2- O STL L. Brock T. Seaver 5% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B; Forsch to 3B
b7 1-1 2 --3 O STL G. Templeton T. Seaver 7% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 3-4-5
t8 1-1 0 --- CIN J. Morgan B. Forsch 7% 57% Walk
t8 1-1 0 1-- CIN G. Foster B. Forsch 7% 64% Morgan Steals 2B
t8 1-1 0 -2- CIN G. Foster B. Forsch 12% 76% Fielder's Choice ; Morgan to 3B; Foster to 1B
t8 1-1 0 1-3 R CIN D. Driessen B. Forsch 8% 84% Single to RF; Morgan Scores; Foster to 2B
Mark Littell replaces Bob Forsch pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-1 0 12- OO CIN D. Concepcion M. Littell -8% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Foster to 3B
t8 2-1 2 --3 CIN M. Lum M. Littell 1% 77% Intentional Walk
Cesar Geronimo pinch runs for Mike Lum (CF) batting 7th
t8 2-1 2 1-3 O CIN D. Werner M. Littell -5% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
Cesar Geronimo moves from PR to CF
b8 1-2 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick T. Seaver 6% 78% Strikeout
b8 1-2 1 --- O STL T. Simmons T. Seaver 4% 82% Strikeout
b8 1-2 2 --- STL K. Hernandez T. Seaver -3% 79% Walk
b8 1-2 2 1-- O STL J. Morales T. Seaver 6% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 9-1-2
t9 2-1 0 --- O CIN T. Seaver M. Littell -1% 84% Strikeout
t9 2-1 1 --- O CIN P. Rose M. Littell -1% 83% Flyball: RF
t9 2-1 2 --- O CIN K. Griffey M. Littell -1% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
Ray Knight replaces Pete Rose playing 3B batting 1st
Jim Dwyer pinch hits for Ken Reitz (3B) batting 7th
b9 1-2 0 --- O STL J. Dwyer T. Seaver 8% 90% Strikeout
b9 1-2 1 --- O STL M. Phillips T. Seaver 6% 96% Strikeout Looking
Roger Freed pinch hits for Mark Littell (P) batting 9th
b9 1-2 2 --- O STL R. Freed T. Seaver 4% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cardinals 1.

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