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Standings
CHW
@BAL
3
5
MIN
@OAK
5
3
CAL
@SEA
6
14
SFG
@CIN
7
2
ATL
@HOU
1
2
SDP
@LAD
1
10
MON
@PIT
3
2
 
(10)
PHI
@STL
1
8
Friday, April 6, 1979, 7:38PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 40,526, Time of Game: 2:06
Phillies
1
0-1
Lost 1 
4th, 1 GB
at Cardinals
8
1-0
Won 1 
1st
W: John Denny (1-0)
L: Steve Carlton (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Cardinals       0  1  0   2  0  1   4  0  X    8 11  0

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 -0.015 0.46 0.019 -0.033 0.2 10 0
Larry Bowa SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.073 0.70 0.000 -0.073 -1.0 2 2
Bake McBride RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.052 0.52 0.000 -0.052 -0.8 0 0
Greg Luzinski LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.050 0.51 0.000 -0.050 -0.3 4 0
Mike Schmidt 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.051 0.52 0.001 -0.052 -0.1 1 4
Garry Maddox CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .333 1.833 0.143 0.33 0.146 -0.003 0.3 2 0 HR,HBP
Manny Trillo 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 .667 1.333 -0.071 0.67 0.013 -0.084 -0.4 1 4 CS,GDP
Tim McCarver C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.057 0.76 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 4 0
   Bob Boone C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Steve Carlton P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.038 0.77 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 0 1
   Doug Bird P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Greg Gross PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   Rawly Eastwick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 2 2 .167 .509 -0.265 0.55 0.179 -0.443 -3.3 24 11
HR: G Maddox (1, off J Denny; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: G Maddox (1, by J Denny).
TB: G Maddox 4; M Trillo 2; P Rose; G Luzinski.
GIDP: M Trillo (1).
RBI: G Maddox (1).
2-out RBI: G Maddox.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: M Trillo (1).
Baserunning
CS: M Trillo (1, 2nd base by J Denny/T Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.033 0.49 0.014 -0.047 0.1 3 0 SB
   Mike Dimmel LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 0
Garry Templeton SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.039 0.47 0.013 -0.052 0.1 1 5
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.019 0.42 0.037 -0.018 -0.2 9 1
Ted Simmons C 3 2 1 1 1 0 .333 1.833 0.066 0.82 0.115 -0.048 0.7 2 1 HR,IW
George Hendrick CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .250 .500 -0.028 0.73 0.024 -0.051 -1.0 3 0
Tony Scott RF 4 2 3 3 0 1 .750 2.250 0.087 0.92 0.103 -0.016 3.2 1 0 3B,2B
Ken Reitz 3B 4 0 3 3 0 0 .750 2.000 0.233 1.16 0.243 -0.011 3.2 1 3 2·2B
Mike Tyson 2B 2 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .250 0.000 0.85 0.026 -0.025 -0.3 5 3 SF,IW
John Denny P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.071 0.71 0.000 -0.071 -1.4 1 0
Team Totals 34 8 11 8 3 4 .324 .927 0.234 0.69 0.575 -0.339 4.2 27 13
2B: T Scott (1, off S Carlton); K Reitz 2 (2, 1 off S Carlton, 1 off D Bird).
3B: T Scott (1, off D Bird).
HR: T Simmons (1, off S Carlton; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: M Tyson (1, off S Carlton).
IBB: T Simmons (1, by S Carlton); M Tyson (1, by S Carlton).
TB: T Scott 6; K Reitz 5; T Simmons 4; K Hernandez 2; G Templeton; G Hendrick.
RBI: T Scott 3 (3); K Reitz 3 (3); T Simmons (1); M Tyson (1).
2-out RBI: K Reitz 3; T Scott 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 6 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Templeton-M Tyson-K Hernandez.
Baserunning
SB: L Brock (1, 2nd base off S Carlton/T McCarver).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Carlton, L (0-1) 6.1 9 7 7 3 4 1 9.95 31 28 -0.204 0.80 -2.2
Doug Bird 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 13.50 4 3 3 -0.031 0.31 -2.5
Rawly Eastwick 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 8 8 3 4 1 9.00 38 28 3 3 -0.235 0.69 -4.2

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Denny, W (1-0) 9 5 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 33 73 0.266 0.55 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 33 73 0.266 0.55 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Denny (1; G Maddox).
IBB: S Carlton 2 (2; M Tyson, T Simmons).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bob Sharp, 2B - Ray Perez, 3B - Bud Miller.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 40° F.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Pete Rose 1B 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Larry Bowa SS 2 Garry Templeton SS
3 Bake McBride RF 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Greg Luzinski LF 4 Ted Simmons C
5 Mike Schmidt 3B 5 George Hendrick CF
6 Garry Maddox CF 6 Tony Scott RF
7 Manny Trillo 2B 7 Ken Reitz 3B
8 Tim McCarver C 8 Mike Tyson 2B
9 Steve Carlton P 9 John Denny P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-1 2 123 RR STL K. Reitz S. Carlton 21% 80% Double to LF; Hernandez Scores; Hendrick Scores; Scott to 3B
b2 0-1 0 --- R STL T. Simmons S. Carlton 11% 55% Home Run
t2 0-0 2 --- R PHI G. Maddox J. Denny -11% 43% Home Run
t5 1-3 1 1-- OO PHI M. Trillo J. Denny 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 3-1 2 123 O STL J. Denny S. Carlton -5% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' John Denny facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI P. Rose J. Denny 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Denny 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHI B. McBride J. Denny 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock S. Carlton -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL G. Templeton S. Carlton -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O STL K. Hernandez S. Carlton -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' John Denny facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Denny 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Denny 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- R PHI G. Maddox J. Denny -11% 43% Home Run
t2 1-0 2 --- PHI M. Trillo J. Denny -1% 41% Single to CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O PHI T. McCarver J. Denny 2% 44% Trillo Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- R STL T. Simmons S. Carlton 11% 55% Home Run
b2 1-1 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick S. Carlton -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 1-1 1 --- O STL T. Scott S. Carlton -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 1-1 2 --- O STL K. Reitz S. Carlton -1% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' John Denny facing 8-9-1
t3 1-1 0 --- O PHI T. McCarver J. Denny 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- O PHI S. Carlton J. Denny 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t3 1-1 2 --- O PHI P. Rose J. Denny 1% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 8-9-1
b3 1-1 0 --- O STL M. Tyson S. Carlton -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b3 1-1 1 --- O STL J. Denny S. Carlton -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b3 1-1 2 --- O STL L. Brock S. Carlton -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' John Denny facing 2-3-4
t4 1-1 0 --- O PHI L. Bowa J. Denny 3% 53% Popfly: 3B
t4 1-1 1 --- O PHI B. McBride J. Denny 2% 55% Flyball: LF
t4 1-1 2 --- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Denny 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 2-3-4
b4 1-1 0 --- O STL G. Templeton S. Carlton -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- STL K. Hernandez S. Carlton 3% 56% Single to RF
b4 1-1 1 1-- O STL T. Simmons S. Carlton -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 2 1-- STL G. Hendrick S. Carlton 2% 55% Single to LF; Hernandez to 2B
b4 1-1 2 12- STL T. Scott S. Carlton 3% 59% Single to P; Hernandez to 3B; Hendrick to 2B
b4 1-1 2 123 RR STL K. Reitz S. Carlton 21% 80% Double to LF; Hernandez Scores; Hendrick Scores; Scott to 3B
b4 3-1 2 -23 STL M. Tyson S. Carlton 1% 81% Intentional Walk
b4 3-1 2 123 O STL J. Denny S. Carlton -5% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' John Denny facing 5-6-7
t5 1-3 0 --- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Denny 3% 79% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- PHI G. Maddox J. Denny -3% 76% Hit By Pitch
t5 1-3 1 1-- OO PHI M. Trillo J. Denny 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- O STL L. Brock S. Carlton -1% 81% Strikeout
b5 3-1 1 --- O STL G. Templeton S. Carlton -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- STL K. Hernandez S. Carlton 1% 80% Single to LF
b5 3-1 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons S. Carlton -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' John Denny facing 8-9-1
t6 1-3 0 --- O PHI T. McCarver J. Denny 3% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- O PHI S. Carlton J. Denny 2% 84% Flyball: RF
t6 1-3 2 --- PHI P. Rose J. Denny -2% 82% Walk
t6 1-3 2 1-- O PHI L. Bowa J. Denny 3% 85% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick S. Carlton -1% 84% Strikeout
b6 3-1 1 --- STL T. Scott S. Carlton 2% 86% Double to RF
b6 3-1 1 -2- STL K. Reitz S. Carlton 3% 89% Single to LF; Scott to 3B
b6 3-1 1 1-3 RO STL M. Tyson S. Carlton 2% 91% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Scott Scores
b6 4-1 2 1-- STL J. Denny S. Carlton 0% 91% E4 on Foul Ball
b6 4-1 2 1-- O STL J. Denny S. Carlton -1% 90% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' John Denny facing 3-4-5
t7 1-4 0 --- O PHI B. McBride J. Denny 2% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-4 1 --- O PHI G. Luzinski J. Denny 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-4 2 --- O PHI M. Schmidt J. Denny 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Phillies' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b7 4-1 0 --- STL L. Brock S. Carlton 1% 95% Walk
b7 4-1 0 1-- STL G. Templeton S. Carlton 1% 96% Brock Steals 2B
b7 4-1 0 -2- STL G. Templeton S. Carlton 1% 97% Single to LF; Brock to 3B
b7 4-1 0 1-3 O STL K. Hernandez S. Carlton -1% 97% Groundout: P-1B; Templeton to 2B
b7 4-1 1 -23 STL T. Simmons S. Carlton 0% 97% Intentional Walk
Doug Bird replaces Steve Carlton pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-1 1 123 O STL G. Hendrick D. Bird -2% 95% Popfly: SS
b7 4-1 2 123 RRR STL T. Scott D. Bird 4% 99% Triple to RF; Brock Scores; Templeton Scores; Simmons Scores
b7 7-1 2 --3 R STL K. Reitz D. Bird 0% 100% Double to LF; Scott Scores
b7 8-1 2 -2- O STL M. Tyson D. Bird -0% 100% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-8, Cardinals' John Denny facing 6-7-8
Mike Dimmel replaces Lou Brock playing LF batting 1st
t8 1-8 0 --- O PHI G. Maddox J. Denny 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 1-8 1 --- PHI M. Trillo J. Denny -0% 100% Single to LF
t8 1-8 1 1-- O PHI T. McCarver J. Denny 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
Greg Gross pinch hits for Doug Bird (P) batting 9th
t8 1-8 2 1-- O PHI G. Gross J. Denny 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-1, Phillies' Rawly Eastwick facing 9-1-2
Rawly Eastwick replaces Greg Gross (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Bob Boone replaces Tim McCarver playing C batting 8th
b8 8-1 0 --- O STL J. Denny R. Eastwick -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 8-1 1 --- O STL M. Dimmel R. Eastwick -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 8-1 2 --- O STL G. Templeton R. Eastwick 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-8, Cardinals' John Denny facing 1-2-3
t9 1-8 0 --- PHI P. Rose J. Denny -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 1-8 0 1-- O PHI L. Bowa J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-8 1 1-- O PHI B. McBride J. Denny 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-8 2 1-- PHI G. Luzinski J. Denny -0% 100% Single to LF; Bowa to 2B
t9 1-8 2 12- PHI M. Schmidt J. Denny -0% 100% Walk; Bowa to 3B; Luzinski to 2B
t9 1-8 2 123 O PHI G. Maddox J. Denny 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 8.

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