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Standings
CHW
@BAL
7
0
MIN
@BOS
5
6
DET
@CAL
5
3
KCR
@MIL
4
5
TEX
@NYY
2
3
TOR
@OAK
4
2
CLE
@SEA
6
0
MON
@HOU
1
4
PIT
@PHI
9
1
CHC
@STL
2
3
Monday, August 13, 1979, 7:54PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 44,457, Time of Game: 2:44
Cubs
2
61-53
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Cardinals
3
60-55
 Won 1 
4th, 6½ GB
W: Mark Littell (8-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  8  1
Cardinals       1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  1    3 10  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

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 0 1 0 2 0 5 .277 .349 .382 .730 0.110 1.63 0.190 -0.079 0.8 2 2
Scot Thompson RF-CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .332 .365 .427 .792 -0.112 1.50 0.000 -0.112 -1.0 1 0
   Mike Vail PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .351 .397 .561 .958 -0.042 3.11 0.000 -0.042 -0.3 SF
   Miguel Dilone CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .204 .255 .282 .536 -0.043 1.76 0.000 -0.043 -0.2 0 0
Bill Buckner 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .285 .319 .456 .775 -0.130 1.26 0.012 -0.142 -0.8 9 3
Dave Kingman LF 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .302 .367 .671 1.038 0.031 1.19 0.109 -0.077 0.2 4 0 2B,CS
Steve Ontiveros 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .276 .356 .361 .717 0.070 1.93 0.103 -0.033 0.6 0 2 IW
Jerry Martin CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .284 .335 .468 .803 -0.152 1.98 0.024 -0.176 -1.3 3 1 GDP
   Bill Caudill P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Henderson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .438 .397 .835 -0.120 4.85 0.000 -0.120 -0.8
   Willie Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bruce Sutter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Barry Foote C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .238 .297 .380 .677 -0.111 1.11 0.000 -0.111 -0.8 6 0
Steve Dillard 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .354 .447 .595 1.042 0.077 1.04 0.131 -0.053 0.7 1 1 2B
Dennis Lamp P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .179 .220 .205 .425 -0.046 0.93 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 0 0
   Doug Capilla P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Larry Biittner RF 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .306 .366 .421 .787 0.133 1.52 0.157 -0.024 0.9 0 0 2B
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 5 4 39 .242 .333 .333 .667 -0.335 1.54 0.726 -1.058 -2.3 26 12
2B: S Dillard (5, off P Vuckovich); L Biittner (8, off P Vuckovich); D Kingman (13, off W McEnaney).
SF: M Vail (2, off W McEnaney).
IBB: S Ontiveros (4, by W McEnaney).
TB: D Kingman 4; L Biittner 2; S Dillard 2; I de Jesus; J Martin; S Ontiveros.
GIDP: J Martin (9).
RBI: L Biittner (24); M Vail (24).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Martin-B Buckner; S Ontiveros-B Buckner-I de Jesus.
E: B Buckner (5).
Outfield Assists: J Martin (J Mumphrey at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: D Kingman (2, 3rd base by P Vuckovich/T Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Garry Templeton SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .335 .352 .479 .831 0.059 2.11 0.204 -0.145 -0.7 2 2 SF
Lou Brock LF 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .326 .355 .436 .791 0.122 1.13 0.122 0.000 1.3 1 0
   Tony Scott PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .269 .309 .389 .698 -0.098 1.81 0.000 -0.098 -0.7 3 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .339 .411 .506 .916 -0.078 1.26 0.052 -0.130 -0.5 6 1 2B,CS
Ted Simmons C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .304 .393 .562 .955 -0.098 0.88 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 4 1
George Hendrick RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300 .363 .440 .803 0.035 0.90 0.099 -0.064 0.2 3 0
Jerry Mumphrey CF-LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .330 .375 .421 .796 -0.018 1.02 0.038 -0.056 0.3 4 0 IW
Ken Reitz 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .263 .294 .379 .672 -0.042 1.21 0.054 -0.096 -1.1 1 2
   Tom Herr PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Ken Oberkfell 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 4 .311 .388 .414 .802 0.185 1.44 0.205 -0.020 1.2 2 4 2B,HBP
Pete Vuckovich P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .153 .150 .153 .303 -0.023 0.72 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 0 0 SH
   Will McEnaney P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bernie Carbo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .383 .417 .800 -0.007 1.90 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Mark Littell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Dane Iorg PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .290 .341 .387 .728 0.127 4.31 0.127 0.000 0.7
Team Totals 32 3 10 3 2 6 37 .312 .361 .375 .736 0.164 1.37 0.901 -0.737 -0.9 27 10
2B: K Hernandez (34, off D Capilla); K Oberkfell (12, off W Hernandez).
SF: G Templeton (3, off B Sutter).
SH: P Vuckovich (7, off D Capilla).
IBB: J Mumphrey (1, by B Caudill).
HBP: K Oberkfell (2, by W Hernandez).
TB: L Brock 2; K Hernandez 2; K Oberkfell 2; J Mumphrey 2; K Reitz; G Hendrick; G Templeton; D Iorg.
RBI: K Hernandez (83); G Hendrick (55); G Templeton (41).
2-out RBI: G Hendrick.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Templeton-K Oberkfell-K Hernandez.
E: K Reitz (5).
Baserunning
CS: K Hernandez (5, 2nd base by D Capilla POCS).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Lamp 3 4 2 1 0 2 0 4.29 11 47 -0.008 0.83 0.1
Doug Capilla 2.1 3 0 0 1 2 0 5.23 11 1 1 -0.019 0.89 0.2
Bill Caudill 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.78 3 1 0 0.039 0.78 0.7
Willie Hernandez, L (4-2) 2.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.49 10 0 0 0.119 2.00 0.5
Bruce Sutter 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.41 2 2 1 -0.296 5.02 -0.5
Team Totals 8.2 10 3 2 2 6 0 2.08 37 47 4 2 -0.165 1.37 0.9
D Lamp faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pete Vuckovich 6 7 2 2 4 3 0 3.75 28 49 -0.033 1.28 0.5
Will McEnaney, BS (1) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.06 5 2 1 0.131 2.99 0.8
Mark Littell, W (8-3) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.96 6 0 0 0.237 1.58 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 5 4 0 2.00 39 49 2 1 0.335 1.54 2.3
P Vuckovich faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: W Hernandez (3; K Oberkfell).
IBB: B Caudill (3; J Mumphrey); W McEnaney (6; S Ontiveros).
Pickoffs: D Capilla (1; K Hernandez, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: 44,457.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Ivan de Jesus SS 1 Garry Templeton SS
2 Scot Thompson RF 2 Lou Brock LF
3 Bill Buckner 1B 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Dave Kingman LF 4 Ted Simmons C
5 Steve Ontiveros 3B 5 George Hendrick RF
6 Jerry Martin CF 6 Jerry Mumphrey CF
7 Barry Foote C 7 Ken Reitz 3B
8 Steve Dillard 2B 8 Ken Oberkfell 2B
9 Dennis Lamp P 9 Pete Vuckovich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-2 1 123 RO STL G. Templeton B. Sutter 17% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Herr Scores
t7 0-2 0 -2- R CHC L. Biittner P. Vuckovich -16% 58% Double to LF; Dillard Scores
t7 1-2 0 -2- CHC I. de Jesus P. Vuckovich -13% 45% Single to RF; Biittner to 3B
b9 2-2 1 12- STL D. Iorg B. Sutter 13% 83% Single to CF; Herr to 3B; Oberkfell to 2B
t7 2-2 2 123 O CHC K. Henderson W. McEnaney 12% 59% Flyball: CF

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' Pete Vuckovich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus P. Vuckovich 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC S. Thompson P. Vuckovich 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Buckner P. Vuckovich -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- CHC D. Kingman P. Vuckovich -2% 51% Single to 3B; Buckner to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- CHC S. Ontiveros P. Vuckovich -3% 48% Walk; Buckner to 3B; Kingman to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O CHC J. Martin P. Vuckovich 7% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- STL G. Templeton D. Lamp 4% 58% Single to SS
b1 0-0 0 1-- STL L. Brock D. Lamp 9% 67% Single to LF; Templeton to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 ROO STL K. Hernandez D. Lamp -6% 62% Double Play: Groundout: 3B-1B; Brock out at 3B/1B-SS; Templeton Scores
b1 1-0 2 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Lamp -1% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 7-8-9
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Foote P. Vuckovich 2% 63% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- CHC S. Dillard P. Vuckovich -4% 59% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Dillard to 2B
t2 0-1 1 -2- O CHC D. Lamp P. Vuckovich 3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dillard to 3B
t2 0-1 2 --3 CHC I. de Jesus P. Vuckovich -1% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 2 1-3 O CHC S. Thompson P. Vuckovich 5% 66% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick D. Lamp -2% 64% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 --- STL J. Mumphrey D. Lamp 2% 66% Single to CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- OO STL K. Reitz D. Lamp -4% 62% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 3-4-5
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Buckner P. Vuckovich 3% 64% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- CHC D. Kingman P. Vuckovich -3% 61% Single to LF
t3 0-1 1 1-- O CHC S. Ontiveros P. Vuckovich 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 1-- CHC J. Martin P. Vuckovich -2% 62% Single to SS; Kingman to 2B
t3 0-1 2 12- O CHC B. Foote P. Vuckovich 5% 67% Kingman Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O STL K. Oberkfell D. Lamp -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O STL P. Vuckovich D. Lamp -1% 64% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O STL G. Templeton D. Lamp -1% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 7-8-9
t4 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Foote P. Vuckovich 3% 66% Popfly: SS
t4 0-1 1 --- O CHC S. Dillard P. Vuckovich 2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O CHC D. Lamp P. Vuckovich 1% 69% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Dennis Lamp facing 2-3-4
b4 1-0 0 --- STL L. Brock D. Lamp 3% 72% Single to P
Doug Capilla replaces Dennis Lamp pitching and batting 9th
b4 1-0 0 1-- O STL K. Hernandez D. Capilla -3% 69% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-0 1 1-- STL T. Simmons D. Capilla 2% 71% Hernandez Caught Stealing (PO) 2B, safe on E3; Hernandez to 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- O STL T. Simmons D. Capilla -3% 68% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-0 2 -2- R STL G. Hendrick D. Capilla 10% 78% Single to CF; Hernandez Scores/unER
b4 2-0 2 1-- STL J. Mumphrey D. Capilla 1% 79% Single to RF; Hendrick to 2B
b4 2-0 2 12- O STL K. Reitz D. Capilla -3% 76% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 1-2-3
t5 0-2 0 --- CHC I. de Jesus P. Vuckovich -5% 71% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- O CHC S. Thompson P. Vuckovich 4% 76% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 1-- O CHC B. Buckner P. Vuckovich 4% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-2 2 1-- O CHC D. Kingman P. Vuckovich 3% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Doug Capilla facing 8-9-1
b5 2-0 0 --- STL K. Oberkfell D. Capilla 2% 84% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- O STL P. Vuckovich D. Capilla -1% 83% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Oberkfell to 2B
b5 2-0 1 -2- O STL G. Templeton D. Capilla -2% 81% Flyball: CF; Oberkfell to 3B
Tony Scott pinch hits for Lou Brock (LF) batting 2nd
b5 2-0 2 --3 O STL T. Scott D. Capilla -3% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 5-6-7
Jerry Mumphrey moves from CF to LF
Tony Scott moves from PH to CF
t6 0-2 0 --- CHC S. Ontiveros P. Vuckovich -5% 74% Single to LF
t6 0-2 0 1-- OO CHC J. Martin P. Vuckovich 10% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 0-2 2 --- O CHC B. Foote P. Vuckovich 1% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Doug Capilla facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- STL K. Hernandez D. Capilla 4% 89% Double to CF
b6 2-0 0 -2- O STL T. Simmons D. Capilla -2% 86% Flyball: LF
Bill Caudill replaces Jerry Martin (CF) pitching and batting 6th
Scot Thompson moves from RF to CF
Larry Biittner replaces Doug Capilla (P) playing RF batting 9th
b6 2-0 1 -2- O STL G. Hendrick B. Caudill -2% 85% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 2 -2- STL J. Mumphrey B. Caudill 0% 85% Intentional Walk
b6 2-0 2 12- O STL K. Reitz B. Caudill -2% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Pete Vuckovich facing 8-9-1
t7 0-2 0 --- CHC S. Dillard P. Vuckovich -9% 74% Double to LF
t7 0-2 0 -2- R CHC L. Biittner P. Vuckovich -16% 58% Double to LF; Dillard Scores
t7 1-2 0 -2- CHC I. de Jesus P. Vuckovich -13% 45% Single to RF; Biittner to 3B
Will McEnaney replaces Pete Vuckovich pitching and batting 9th
Mike Vail pinch hits for Scot Thompson (CF) batting 2nd
t7 1-2 0 1-3 RO CHC M. Vail W. McEnaney 4% 50% Lineout: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Biittner Scores
t7 2-2 1 1-- O CHC B. Buckner W. McEnaney 5% 55% Flyball: RF
t7 2-2 2 1-- CHC D. Kingman W. McEnaney -6% 49% Double to LF; de Jesus to 3B
t7 2-2 2 -23 CHC S. Ontiveros W. McEnaney -2% 47% Intentional Walk
Ken Henderson pinch hits for Bill Caudill (P) batting 6th
t7 2-2 2 123 O CHC K. Henderson W. McEnaney 12% 59% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 8-9-1
Willie Hernandez replaces Ken Henderson (PH) pitching and batting 6th
Miguel Dilone replaces Mike Vail (PH) playing CF batting 2nd
b7 2-2 0 --- STL K. Oberkfell W. Hernandez 11% 70% Double to LF
Bernie Carbo pinch hits for Will McEnaney (P) batting 9th
b7 2-2 0 -2- O STL B. Carbo W. Hernandez -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Oberkfell to 3B
b7 2-2 1 --3 O STL G. Templeton W. Hernandez -12% 57% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-2 2 --3 O STL T. Scott W. Hernandez -7% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 7-8-9
Mark Littell replaces Bernie Carbo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-2 0 --- O CHC B. Foote M. Littell 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 2-2 1 --- O CHC S. Dillard M. Littell 3% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-2 2 --- O CHC L. Biittner M. Littell 2% 60% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 3-4-5
b8 2-2 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez W. Hernandez -5% 56% Flyball: LF
b8 2-2 1 --- O STL T. Simmons W. Hernandez -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b8 2-2 2 --- O STL G. Hendrick W. Hernandez -3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 1-2-3
t9 2-2 0 --- O CHC I. de Jesus M. Littell 6% 56% Flyball: LF
t9 2-2 1 --- O CHC M. Dilone M. Littell 4% 60% Strikeout
t9 2-2 2 --- O CHC B. Buckner M. Littell 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Willie Hernandez facing 6-7-8
b9 2-2 0 --- O STL J. Mumphrey W. Hernandez -6% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-2 1 --- STL K. Reitz W. Hernandez 5% 63% Single to CF
Tom Herr pinch runs for Ken Reitz (3B) batting 7th
b9 2-2 1 1-- STL K. Oberkfell W. Hernandez 7% 70% Hit By Pitch; Herr to 2B
Bruce Sutter replaces Willie Hernandez pitching and batting 6th
Dane Iorg pinch hits for Mark Littell (P) batting 9th
b9 2-2 1 12- STL D. Iorg B. Sutter 13% 83% Single to CF; Herr to 3B; Oberkfell to 2B
b9 2-2 1 123 RO STL G. Templeton B. Sutter 17% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Herr Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 3.

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