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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CAL
2
3
 
(10)
TEX
@DET
0
2
MIN
@MIL
3
4
 
(10)
KCR
@NYY
0
5
BAL
@OAK
0
2
BOS
@SEA
5
3
CHW
@TOR
8
0
MON
@ATL
5
4
MON
@ATL
1
9
SFG
@CHC
2
1
NYM
@CIN
7
4
HOU
@PHI
4
8
SDP
@PIT
7
6
LAD
@STL
3
2
Saturday, August 22, 1981, 7:07PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 38,751, Time of Game: 2:21
Dodgers
3
43-26
 Won 2 
1st
at Cardinals
2
36-24
 Lost 2 
1st
L: Bob Forsch (7-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    3 10  0
Cardinals       0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Derrel Thomas SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .248 .318 .333 .652 0.078 0.84 0.159 -0.081 0.2 0 3 HR
Ken Landreaux CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .319 .415 .734 -0.031 0.70 0.024 -0.056 -0.2 0 0
Dusty Baker LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .302 .345 .425 .770 -0.069 0.72 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 1 0
Steve Garvey 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .285 .328 .434 .762 -0.044 0.85 0.020 -0.063 -0.4 7 1
Ron Cey 3B 3 0 1 2 1 1 4 .273 .363 .446 .809 0.174 0.88 0.208 -0.034 1.7 0 1 2B
Pedro Guerrero RF 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .330 .385 .539 .924 0.034 0.73 0.058 -0.024 0.2 3 0 SB
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .293 .366 .335 .701 -0.068 1.15 0.011 -0.079 -0.7 13 0 IW
Steve Sax 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.099 1.01 0.000 -0.099 -1.0 2 3
Fernando Valenzuela P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .238 .238 .238 .476 -0.022 0.65 0.025 -0.047 -0.2 1 2
   Dave Stewart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .800 1.200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 10 3 2 3 37 .286 .324 .400 .724 -0.047 0.83 0.505 -0.552 -1.0 27 10
2B: R Cey (15, off B Forsch).
HR: D Thomas (3, off B Forsch, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
IBB: M Scioscia (5, by B Forsch).
TB: D Thomas 4; P Guerrero 3; R Cey 2; F Valenzuela; S Garvey; S Sax; M Scioscia; K Landreaux.
RBI: R Cey 2 (37); D Thomas (18).
2-out RBI: R Cey 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Thomas-S Sax-S Garvey.
Baserunning
SB: P Guerrero (4, 2nd base off B Forsch/G Tenace).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .270 .342 .372 .714 0.190 1.42 0.255 -0.066 2.0 2 3 SB
Tito Landrum LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .258 .266 .355 .620 -0.115 1.17 0.000 -0.115 -0.8 3 1
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .278 .388 .463 .851 -0.180 1.79 0.000 -0.180 -1.0 9 3
George Hendrick CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .274 .347 .491 .839 -0.091 1.35 0.012 -0.102 -0.3 2 0
Sixto Lezcano RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .247 .373 .380 .753 -0.024 1.15 0.048 -0.073 -0.5 2 1
Gene Tenace C 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 .223 .390 .383 .773 0.004 1.42 0.077 -0.073 0.3 3 1
   Dane Iorg PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .350 .362 .456 .818 -0.090 3.30 0.000 -0.090 -0.2
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .285 .351 .355 .707 -0.002 1.31 0.084 -0.086 -0.2 1 2 CS
Mike Ramsey SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .357 .400 .381 .781 -0.097 1.50 0.025 -0.122 -0.4 1 5 GDP
   Mark Littell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Forsch P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .200 .167 .367 -0.083 1.82 0.000 -0.083 -0.7 3 1
   Julio Gonzalez SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.060 2.44 0.000 -0.060 -0.2 1 2
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 4 13 33 .138 .242 .138 .380 -0.548 1.49 0.501 -1.050 -2.0 27 19
TB: T Herr 2; K Oberkfell 2.
GIDP: M Ramsey (3).
RBI: T Herr 2 (34).
2-out RBI: T Herr 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: S Lezcano (M Scioscia at 2nd base); T Landrum (P Guerrero at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: T Herr (14, 2nd base off F Valenzuela/M Scioscia).
CS: K Oberkfell (3, 2nd base by F Valenzuela POCS).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fernando Valenzuela, W (10-4) 8.2 4 2 2 4 12 0 2.81 32 76 0.458 1.44 1.8
Dave Stewart, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.39 1 1 0 0.090 3.30 0.2
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 4 13 0 2.00 33 76 1 0 0.548 1.49 2.0

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, L (7-3) 7 9 3 3 1 2 1 3.01 29 48 -0.029 0.87 0.1
Mark Littell 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.75 8 0 0 0.077 0.69 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 3 1 3.00 37 48 0 0 0.048 0.83 1.0
Balks: None.
WP: F Valenzuela 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Forsch (3; M Scioscia).
Pickoffs: F Valenzuela (2; K Oberkfell, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Terry Tata.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 38,751.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Derrel Thomas SS 1 Tom Herr 2B
2 Ken Landreaux CF 2 Tito Landrum LF
3 Dusty Baker LF 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Steve Garvey 1B 4 George Hendrick CF
5 Ron Cey 3B 5 Sixto Lezcano RF
6 Pedro Guerrero RF 6 Gene Tenace C
7 Mike Scioscia C 7 Ken Oberkfell 3B
8 Steve Sax 2B 8 Mike Ramsey SS
9 Fernando Valenzuel 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 0-2 2 -23 RR STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela -20% 47% Single to CF; Tenace Scores; Ramsey Scores; Herr to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t1 0-0 2 12- RR LAD R. Cey B. Forsch 20% 69% Double to RF (CF-RF); Landreaux Scores; Garvey Scores
t5 2-2 1 --- R LAD D. Thomas B. Forsch 16% 63% Home Run
b7 2-3 1 1-- OO STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela 11% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 2-3 2 1-- O STL D. Iorg D. Stewart 9% 100% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O LAD D. Thomas B. Forsch -2% 48% Lineout: P
t1 0-0 1 --- LAD K. Landreaux B. Forsch 2% 50% Single to P (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O LAD D. Baker B. Forsch -3% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- LAD S. Garvey B. Forsch 2% 50% Single to LF; Landreaux to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- RR LAD R. Cey B. Forsch 20% 69% Double to RF (CF-RF); Landreaux Scores; Garvey Scores
t1 2-0 2 -2- O LAD P. Guerrero B. Forsch -2% 67% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela -4% 63% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b1 0-2 0 1-- O STL T. Landrum F. Valenzuela 4% 66% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 1 1-- STL K. Hernandez F. Valenzuela -2% 65% Herr Steals 2B
b1 0-2 1 -2- O STL K. Hernandez F. Valenzuela 4% 68% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 2 -2- STL G. Hendrick F. Valenzuela -1% 67% Walk
b1 0-2 2 12- O STL S. Lezcano F. Valenzuela 4% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O LAD M. Scioscia B. Forsch -2% 70% Single to RF; Scioscia out at 2B/RF-2B-SS
t2 2-0 1 --- O LAD S. Sax B. Forsch -1% 69% Lineout: LF
t2 2-0 2 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela B. Forsch -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- STL G. Tenace F. Valenzuela -4% 64% Walk
b2 0-2 0 1-- O STL K. Oberkfell F. Valenzuela 4% 68% Popfly: 1B
b2 0-2 1 1-- STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela -2% 66% Wild Pitch; Tenace to 2B
b2 0-2 1 -2- STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela -3% 63% Walk
b2 0-2 1 12- O STL B. Forsch F. Valenzuela 5% 68% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 12- STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela -2% 67% Wild Pitch; Tenace to 3B; Ramsey to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -23 RR STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela -20% 47% Single to CF; Tenace Scores; Ramsey Scores; Herr to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b2 2-2 2 -2- O STL T. Landrum F. Valenzuela 3% 50% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t3 2-2 0 --- O LAD D. Thomas B. Forsch -2% 48% Lineout: RF
t3 2-2 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux B. Forsch -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 2-2 2 --- O LAD D. Baker B. Forsch -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 3-4-5
b3 2-2 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez F. Valenzuela 2% 47% Lineout: 2B
b3 2-2 1 --- O STL G. Hendrick F. Valenzuela 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 2-2 2 --- O STL S. Lezcano F. Valenzuela 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 4-5-6
t4 2-2 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey B. Forsch -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-2 1 --- O LAD R. Cey B. Forsch -2% 46% Strikeout
t4 2-2 2 --- LAD P. Guerrero B. Forsch 1% 47% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t4 2-2 2 1-- LAD M. Scioscia B. Forsch 1% 48% Guerrero Steals 2B
t4 2-2 2 -2- LAD M. Scioscia B. Forsch 1% 49% Intentional Walk
t4 2-2 2 12- O LAD S. Sax B. Forsch -5% 44% Single to LF; Guerrero out at Hm/LF-C-2B-P-3B; Scioscia to 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- O STL G. Tenace F. Valenzuela 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-2 1 --- STL K. Oberkfell F. Valenzuela -3% 44% Single to RF
b4 2-2 1 1-- O STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela 5% 49% Oberkfell Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-P)
b4 2-2 2 --- O STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela B. Forsch -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 2-2 1 --- R LAD D. Thomas B. Forsch 16% 63% Home Run
t5 3-2 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux B. Forsch -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t5 3-2 2 --- O LAD D. Baker B. Forsch -1% 60% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 9-1-2
b5 2-3 0 --- O STL B. Forsch F. Valenzuela 3% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-3 1 --- O STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela 2% 66% Flyball: RF
b5 2-3 2 --- O STL T. Landrum F. Valenzuela 2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey B. Forsch -2% 65% Popfly: 2B
t6 3-2 1 --- O LAD R. Cey B. Forsch -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-2 2 --- LAD P. Guerrero B. Forsch 1% 65% Single to CF
t6 3-2 2 1-- O LAD M. Scioscia B. Forsch -2% 63% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 3-4-5
b6 2-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez F. Valenzuela 4% 66% Flyball: LF
b6 2-3 1 --- O STL G. Hendrick F. Valenzuela 3% 69% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-3 2 --- O STL S. Lezcano F. Valenzuela 2% 71% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 8-9-1
t7 3-2 0 --- O LAD S. Sax B. Forsch -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-2 1 --- LAD F. Valenzuela B. Forsch 2% 71% Single to LF
t7 3-2 1 1-- O LAD D. Thomas B. Forsch -3% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-2 2 1-- O LAD K. Landreaux B. Forsch -2% 66% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 6-7-8
b7 2-3 0 --- O STL G. Tenace F. Valenzuela 5% 71% Strikeout
b7 2-3 1 --- STL K. Oberkfell F. Valenzuela -5% 65% Single to RF
b7 2-3 1 1-- OO STL M. Ramsey F. Valenzuela 11% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 3-4-5
Mark Littell replaces Mike Ramsey (SS) pitching and batting 8th
Julio Gonzalez replaces Bob Forsch (P) playing SS batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- O LAD D. Baker M. Littell -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-2 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey M. Littell -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-2 2 --- LAD R. Cey M. Littell 1% 74% Walk
t8 3-2 2 1-- LAD P. Guerrero M. Littell 2% 76% Single to RF; Cey to 2B
t8 3-2 2 12- O LAD M. Scioscia M. Littell -4% 72% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 9-1-2
b8 2-3 0 --- O STL J. Gonzalez F. Valenzuela 6% 78% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-3 1 --- O STL T. Herr F. Valenzuela 4% 82% Strikeout
b8 2-3 2 --- O STL T. Landrum F. Valenzuela 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 8-9-1
t9 3-2 0 --- O LAD S. Sax M. Littell -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela M. Littell -1% 83% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 --- O LAD D. Thomas M. Littell -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 3-4-5
b9 2-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez F. Valenzuela 8% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-3 1 --- O STL G. Hendrick F. Valenzuela 6% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-3 2 --- STL S. Lezcano F. Valenzuela -5% 91% Walk
Dave Stewart replaces Fernando Valenzuela pitching and batting 9th
Dane Iorg pinch hits for Gene Tenace (C) batting 6th
b9 2-3 2 1-- O STL D. Iorg D. Stewart 9% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.

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