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BAL
@BOS
1
6
MIN
@CHW
5
4
TOR
@DET
2
0
CAL
@KCR
4
5
 
(14)
MIL
@NYY
2
5
CLE
@SEA
6
8
OAK
@TEX
5
7
ATL
@LAD
11
2
PHI
@MON
3
5
CHC
@PIT
5
0
CIN
@SDP
11
9
HOU
@SFG
3
1
NYM
@STL
2
3
Friday, June 28, 1985,
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 45,929, Time of Game: 2:23
Mets
2
38-32
 Lost 3 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Cardinals
3
41-29
 Won 2 
2nd, ½ GB
W: John Tudor (7-7)
L: Ed Lynch (4-5)
S: Ken Dayley (6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  0    2 10  0
Cardinals       0  2  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  8  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .262 .306 .389 .696 0.114 0.99 0.156 -0.042 0.9 2 0 HR
Kelvin Chapman 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .193 .250 .211 .461 -0.079 1.23 0.024 -0.103 -0.5 1 2
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .352 .356 .708 -0.003 1.05 0.061 -0.064 -0.4 8 2
Gary Carter C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .373 .460 .833 -0.128 1.31 0.000 -0.128 -0.9 3 1
Darryl Strawberry RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .208 .296 .438 .734 -0.054 1.10 0.039 -0.093 -0.2 1 1
George Foster LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .228 .299 .455 .754 0.051 1.33 0.130 -0.079 1.3 2 0 HR
Ray Knight 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .172 .218 .295 .513 0.040 1.56 0.122 -0.081 -0.1 2 2
   Howard Johnson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .254 .255 .509 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rafael Santana SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .283 .295 .577 -0.193 2.03 0.019 -0.211 -1.3 4 1 GDP
Ed Lynch P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .080 .179 .080 .259 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 1 0
   John Christensen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204 .327 .355 .682 -0.045 1.67 0.000 -0.045 -0.5
   Tom Gorman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ronn Reynolds PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .400 .733 -0.031 1.12 0.000 -0.031 -0.2
   Terry Leach P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Danny Heep PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .326 .419 .745 -0.074 2.71 0.000 -0.074 -0.2
Team Totals 35 2 10 2 1 5 36 .286 .306 .457 .763 -0.412 1.34 0.551 -0.961 -2.1 24 10
HR: G Foster (11, off J Tudor, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out); M Wilson (3, off J Tudor, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: G Foster 6; M Wilson 5; R Knight 2; R Santana; K Chapman; K Hernandez.
GIDP: R Santana (7).
RBI: M Wilson (17); G Foster (31).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Strawberry-R Knight.
Outfield Assists: D Strawberry (A Van Slyke at 2nd base).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vince Coleman LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .325 .333 .658 -0.053 0.55 0.000 -0.053 -0.8 0 0
Willie McGee CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .350 .385 .492 .877 -0.038 0.39 0.000 -0.038 -0.5 5 0
Tom Herr 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .346 .411 .458 .869 0.090 0.30 0.100 -0.010 1.4 8 0 HR
Jack Clark 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .290 .395 .533 .928 -0.050 0.50 0.000 -0.050 -0.9 5 0
Andy Van Slyke RF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .293 .379 .508 .887 0.049 0.41 0.057 -0.008 0.7 1 1 2B,SB
Ivan de Jesus 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .267 .290 .367 .657 -0.015 0.71 0.038 -0.053 -0.9 1 2
Ozzie Smith SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .258 .326 .342 .667 -0.033 0.85 0.005 -0.038 -0.4 2 7
Tom Nieto C 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 .248 .324 .272 .596 0.166 0.92 0.183 -0.016 1.3 5 0
John Tudor P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .105 .128 .132 .260 -0.028 0.35 0.000 -0.028 -0.5 0 1
   Jeff Lahti 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 Dayley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 8 3 0 4 31 .258 .258 .387 .645 0.088 0.53 0.383 -0.294 -0.6 27 11
2B: A Van Slyke (15, off E Lynch).
HR: T Herr (3, off E Lynch, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: T Herr 6; A Van Slyke 3; I de Jesus; T Nieto; O Smith.
RBI: T Nieto 2 (19); T Herr (60).
2-out RBI: T Nieto 2; T Herr.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Tudor-O Smith-J Clark.
Outfield Assists: A Van Slyke (G Foster at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: A Van Slyke (12, 2nd base off T Gorman/G Carter).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Lynch, L (4-5) 4 6 3 3 0 1 1 3.02 17 39 -0.167 0.72 -1.2
Tom Gorman 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.70 7 0 0 0.032 0.30 0.9
Terry Leach 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.020 0.27 0.5
Jesse Orosco 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.80 4 0 0 0.027 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 0 4 1 3.38 31 39 0 0 -0.088 0.53 0.6

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Tudor, W (7-7) 7.1 9 2 2 1 4 2 2.73 30 55 0.138 1.07 1.1
Jeff Lahti, H (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.08 1 1 0 0.067 2.90 0.3
Ken Dayley, S (6) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 5 1 0 0.207 2.67 0.7
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 1 5 2 2.00 36 55 2 0 0.412 1.34 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 45,929.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Mookie Wilson CF 1 Vince Coleman LF
2 Kelvin Chapman 2B 2 Willie McGee CF
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Tom Herr 2B
4 Gary Carter C 4 Jack Clark 1B
5 Darryl Strawberry RF 5 Andy Van Slyke RF
6 George Foster LF 6 Ivan de Jesus 3B
7 Ray Knight 3B 7 Ozzie Smith SS
8 Rafael Santana SS 8 Tom Nieto C
9 Ed Lynch P 9 John Tudor P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 -23 RR STL T. Nieto E. Lynch 18% 74% Single; Van Slyke Scores; de Jesus Scores
t8 1-3 0 --- R NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor -12% 76% Home Run
t9 2-3 1 1-- O NYM R. Santana K. Dayley 9% 93% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 2 --- R STL T. Herr E. Lynch 8% 84% Home Run
t3 0-2 0 1-- OO NYM R. Santana J. Tudor 8% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM K. Chapman J. Tudor 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Tudor 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman E. Lynch -2% 52% Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL W. McGee E. Lynch -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O STL T. Herr E. Lynch -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM G. Carter J. Tudor 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Tudor 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYM G. Foster J. Tudor 1% 55% Single; Foster out at 2B/RF-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Clark E. Lynch -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- STL A. Van Slyke E. Lynch 3% 55% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- STL I. de Jesus E. Lynch 4% 59% Single; Van Slyke to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O STL O. Smith E. Lynch -3% 56% Groundout: 1B-P; Van Slyke to 3B; de Jesus to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -23 RR STL T. Nieto E. Lynch 18% 74% Single; Van Slyke Scores; de Jesus Scores
b2 2-0 2 1-- O STL J. Tudor E. Lynch -2% 73% Lineout: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- NYM R. Knight J. Tudor -4% 69% Single
t3 0-2 0 1-- OO NYM R. Santana J. Tudor 8% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O NYM E. Lynch J. Tudor 1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman E. Lynch -1% 76% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 1 --- O STL W. McGee E. Lynch -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- R STL T. Herr E. Lynch 8% 84% Home Run
b3 3-0 2 --- O STL J. Clark E. Lynch -0% 83% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor 2% 85% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-3 1 --- NYM K. Chapman J. Tudor -2% 83% Single
t4 0-3 1 1-- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Tudor 3% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-3 2 1-- O NYM G. Carter J. Tudor 2% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Ed Lynch facing 5-6-7
b4 3-0 0 --- STL A. Van Slyke E. Lynch 3% 90% Double
b4 3-0 0 -2- OO STL I. de Jesus E. Lynch -4% 86% Double Play: Flyball: RF-3B
b4 3-0 2 --- STL O. Smith E. Lynch 0% 86% Single
b4 3-0 2 1-- O STL T. Nieto E. Lynch -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- NYM D. Strawberry J. Tudor -4% 82% Walk
t5 0-3 0 1-- NYM G. Foster J. Tudor -7% 75% Single; Strawberry to 2B
t5 0-3 0 12- O NYM R. Knight J. Tudor 6% 81% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 1 12- O NYM R. Santana J. Tudor 4% 85% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Strawberry to 3B
John Christensen pinch hits for Ed Lynch (P) batting 9th
t5 0-3 2 1-3 O NYM J. Christensen J. Tudor 4% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 9-1-2
Tom Gorman replaces John Christensen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-0 0 --- O STL J. Tudor T. Gorman -1% 89% Flyball: SS
b5 3-0 1 --- O STL V. Coleman T. Gorman -1% 88% Flyball: 1B
b5 3-0 2 --- O STL W. McGee T. Gorman -0% 88% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor -4% 84% Single
t6 0-3 0 1-- O NYM K. Chapman J. Tudor 4% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-3 1 1-- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Tudor 3% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 1-- O NYM G. Carter J. Tudor 2% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Gorman facing 3-4-5
b6 3-0 0 --- STL T. Herr T. Gorman 1% 93% Single
b6 3-0 0 1-- O STL J. Clark T. Gorman -1% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 3-0 1 1-- O STL A. Van Slyke T. Gorman -1% 91% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 3-0 2 1-- STL I. de Jesus T. Gorman 0% 92% Van Slyke Steals 2B
b6 3-0 2 -2- O STL I. de Jesus T. Gorman -1% 91% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Tudor 2% 93% Flyball: CF
t7 0-3 1 --- R NYM G. Foster J. Tudor -6% 86% Home Run
t7 1-3 1 --- O NYM R. Knight J. Tudor 2% 89% Flyball: SS
t7 1-3 2 --- NYM R. Santana J. Tudor -2% 87% Single
Ronn Reynolds pinch hits for Tom Gorman (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 2 1-- O NYM R. Reynolds J. Tudor 3% 90% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Terry Leach facing 7-8-9
Terry Leach replaces Ronn Reynolds (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-1 0 --- O STL O. Smith T. Leach -1% 89% Flyball: CF
b7 3-1 1 --- O STL T. Nieto T. Leach -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- O STL J. Tudor T. Leach -0% 88% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t8 1-3 0 --- R NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor -12% 76% Home Run
t8 2-3 0 --- O NYM K. Chapman J. Tudor 5% 81% Flyball: 2B
t8 2-3 1 --- NYM K. Hernandez J. Tudor -6% 75% Single
Jeff Lahti replaces John Tudor pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 1 1-- O NYM G. Carter J. Lahti 7% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Ken Dayley replaces Jeff Lahti pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 2 1-- O NYM D. Strawberry K. Dayley 6% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Jesse Orosco facing 1-2-3
Jesse Orosco replaces Terry Leach pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 0 --- O STL V. Coleman J. Orosco -1% 86% Flyball: 2B
b8 3-2 1 --- O STL W. McGee J. Orosco -1% 86% Strikeout
b8 3-2 2 --- STL T. Herr J. Orosco 1% 86% Single
b8 3-2 2 1-- O STL J. Clark J. Orosco -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Ken Dayley facing 6-7-8
t9 2-3 0 --- O NYM G. Foster K. Dayley 7% 92% Flyball: RF
t9 2-3 1 --- NYM R. Knight K. Dayley -8% 84% Single
Howard Johnson pinch runs for Ray Knight (3B) batting 7th
t9 2-3 1 1-- O NYM R. Santana K. Dayley 9% 93% Flyball: CF
Danny Heep pinch hits for Jesse Orosco (P) batting 9th
t9 2-3 2 1-- O NYM D. Heep K. Dayley 7% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.

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