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Standings
BAL
@BOS
16
4
MIN
@CHW
1
0
TOR
@DET
0
8
CAL
@KCR
7
1
MIL
@NYY
6
0
CLE
@SEA
2
3
OAK
@TEX
7
6
ATL
@LAD
2
3
PHI
@MON
6
2
CHC
@PIT
5
6
 
(15)
CIN
@SDP
0
3
HOU
@SFG
8
1
NYM
@STL
0
6
Saturday, June 29, 1985,
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 47,891, Time of Game: 2:26
Mets
0
38-33
 Lost 4 
3rd, 4 GB
at Cardinals
6
42-29
 Won 3 
1st
W: Joaquin Andujar (13-3)
L: Rick Aguilera (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  3
Cardinals       0  4  0   0  0  0   1  1  X    6  9  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240 .305 .285 .589 -0.049 0.50 0.000 -0.049 -0.8 2 6
Danny Heep CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .324 .415 .739 -0.017 0.32 0.008 -0.025 -0.4 1 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .252 .350 .352 .702 -0.027 0.28 0.001 -0.029 -0.2 15 0
Gary Carter C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .272 .367 .453 .820 -0.053 0.54 0.000 -0.053 -0.9 5 0
Clint Hurdle RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .233 .353 .442 .795 -0.032 0.35 0.001 -0.033 -0.2 0 0
George Foster LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .228 .298 .451 .748 0.002 0.21 0.013 -0.011 -0.5 1 1
Howard Johnson 3B 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .192 .262 .263 .524 0.050 0.56 0.056 -0.006 0.4 0 1
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .247 .283 .295 .578 -0.070 1.07 0.006 -0.077 -0.6 0 5
Rick Aguilera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Christensen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .324 .351 .675 -0.016 0.63 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Roger McDowell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Knight PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .171 .216 .293 .509 -0.032 0.81 0.000 -0.032 -0.5 GDP
   Terry Leach P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .458 .792 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.3
   Doug Sisk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 1 3 33 .188 .212 .188 .400 -0.251 0.47 0.085 -0.338 -4.1 24 15
TB: H Johnson 2; R Santana; C Hurdle; G Foster; D Heep.
GIDP: R Knight (5).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: G Carter (3); R Santana (12); H Johnson (4).
Outfield Assists: G Foster (O Smith at home plate).

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 2 1 1 1 1 5 .259 .326 .332 .658 0.056 0.42 0.081 -0.026 0.8 3 0 SB
Ozzie Smith SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .259 .326 .342 .667 0.072 0.37 0.076 -0.004 0.8 2 3 SH
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .348 .413 .466 .878 -0.017 0.45 0.012 -0.029 0.4 2 5 2·2B
Jack Clark 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .393 .529 .922 -0.027 0.41 0.010 -0.037 -0.4 12 0
Willie McGee CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .344 .379 .484 .863 -0.037 0.38 0.000 -0.037 -0.9 3 0
Curt Ford RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .400 .400 .400 .800 0.036 0.59 0.044 -0.008 0.0 0 0 SB
   Tito Landrum RF 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .300 .378 .550 .928 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 0
Ivan de Jesus 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .273 .314 .364 .678 0.028 0.40 0.029 -0.001 0.4 2 6 SB
Tom Nieto C 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .248 .322 .287 .609 0.188 0.70 0.207 -0.019 1.1 3 0 3B
Joaquin Andujar P 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .170 .220 .213 .433 -0.051 0.39 0.002 -0.054 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 9 6 3 4 37 .273 .333 .394 .727 0.249 0.44 0.462 -0.215 2.4 27 14
2B: T Herr 2 (20, 1 off R Aguilera, 1 off T Leach).
3B: T Nieto (1, off R Aguilera).
SH: O Smith (4, off T Leach).
TB: T Herr 4; T Nieto 3; J Andujar; I de Jesus; J Clark; C Ford; O Smith; V Coleman.
RBI: T Nieto 2 (21); T Herr (61); J Andujar (7); V Coleman (15); O Smith (19).
2-out RBI: J Andujar; O Smith; V Coleman.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. I de Jesus-T Herr-J Clark.
Baserunning
SB: C Ford (1, 2nd base off R Aguilera/G Carter); V Coleman (51, 2nd base off R Aguilera/G Carter); I de Jesus (1, 2nd base off T Leach/G Carter).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Aguilera, L (1-2) 2 5 4 1 0 1 0 4.73 12 37 -0.281 0.96 -3.1
Roger McDowell 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.19 8 0 0 0.027 0.31 0.9
Terry Leach 3 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.23 12 0 0 0.008 0.13 0.4
Doug Sisk 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 6.91 5 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -0.5
Team Totals 8 9 6 3 3 4 0 3.38 37 37 0 0 -0.248 0.44 -2.4

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joaquin Andujar, W (13-3) 9 6 0 0 1 3 0 2.50 33 77 0.252 0.47 4.1
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 33 77 0.252 0.47 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 47,891.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Wally Backman 2B 1 Vince Coleman LF
2 Danny Heep CF 2 Ozzie Smith SS
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Tom Herr 2B
4 Gary Carter C 4 Jack Clark 1B
5 Clint Hurdle RF 5 Willie McGee CF
6 George Foster LF 6 Curt Ford RF
7 Howard Johnson 3B 7 Ivan de Jesus 3B
8 Rafael Santana SS 8 Tom Nieto C
9 Rick Aguilera P 9 Joaquin Andujar P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 12- RR STL T. Nieto R. Aguilera 21% 80% Triple; Ford Scores; de Jesus Scores/unER
b2 2-0 2 --3 R STL V. Coleman R. Aguilera 7% 82% Single; Nieto Scores/unER
b2 3-0 2 --3 R STL O. Smith R. Aguilera 5% 88% Single; Coleman Scores/unER
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O NYM R. Santana J. Andujar 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-0 1 --3 O STL J. Andujar R. Aguilera -4% 75% Strikeout

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' Joaquin Andujar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Backman J. Andujar 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Heep J. Andujar 1% 54% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Andujar 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman R. Aguilera -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- STL O. Smith R. Aguilera 2% 55% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Smith to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Herr R. Aguilera -2% 53% Double to LF; Smith out at Hm/LF-2B-C
b1 0-0 2 -2- O STL J. Clark R. Aguilera -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM G. Carter J. Andujar 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle J. Andujar 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- NYM G. Foster J. Andujar -1% 53% Single
t2 0-0 2 1-- NYM H. Johnson J. Andujar -3% 50% Single; Foster to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O NYM R. Santana J. Andujar 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Rick Aguilera facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL W. McGee R. Aguilera -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- STL C. Ford R. Aguilera 3% 55% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- STL I. de Jesus R. Aguilera 2% 57% Ford Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- STL I. de Jesus R. Aguilera 2% 59% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); de Jesus to 1B
b2 0-0 1 12- RR STL T. Nieto R. Aguilera 21% 80% Triple; Ford Scores; de Jesus Scores/unER
b2 2-0 1 --3 O STL J. Andujar R. Aguilera -4% 75% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --3 R STL V. Coleman R. Aguilera 7% 82% Single; Nieto Scores/unER
b2 3-0 2 1-- STL O. Smith R. Aguilera 1% 83% Coleman Steals 2B; Coleman to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b2 3-0 2 --3 R STL O. Smith R. Aguilera 5% 88% Single; Coleman Scores/unER
b2 4-0 2 1-- O STL T. Herr R. Aguilera -1% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 9-1-2
John Christensen pinch hits for Rick Aguilera (P) batting 9th
t3 0-4 0 --- O NYM J. Christensen J. Andujar 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-4 1 --- O NYM W. Backman J. Andujar 1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- NYM D. Heep J. Andujar -1% 89% Single
t3 0-4 2 1-- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Andujar 1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 4-5-6
Roger McDowell replaces John Christensen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 0 --- STL J. Clark R. McDowell 1% 92% Single
b3 4-0 0 1-- O STL W. McGee R. McDowell -1% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 4-0 1 1-- O STL C. Ford R. McDowell -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B; McGee to 2B
b3 4-0 2 -2- STL I. de Jesus R. McDowell 0% 91% Walk
b3 4-0 2 12- O STL T. Nieto R. McDowell -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- O NYM G. Carter J. Andujar 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle J. Andujar 1% 92% Strikeout
t4 0-4 2 --- O NYM G. Foster J. Andujar 1% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 9-1-2
b4 4-0 0 --- O STL J. Andujar R. McDowell -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 4-0 1 --- O STL V. Coleman R. McDowell -0% 91% Strikeout
b4 4-0 2 --- O STL O. Smith R. McDowell -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- NYM H. Johnson J. Andujar -3% 88% Single
t5 0-4 0 1-- O NYM R. Santana J. Andujar 3% 91% Flyball: SS
Ray Knight pinch hits for Roger McDowell (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 1 1-- OO NYM R. Knight J. Andujar 3% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Terry Leach facing 3-4-5
Terry Leach replaces Ray Knight (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O STL T. Herr T. Leach -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O STL J. Clark T. Leach -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 4-0 2 --- O STL W. McGee T. Leach -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O NYM W. Backman J. Andujar 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- O NYM D. Heep J. Andujar 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-4 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Andujar 0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Terry Leach facing 6-7-8
b6 4-0 0 --- O STL C. Ford T. Leach -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 4-0 1 --- STL I. de Jesus T. Leach 0% 96% Single
b6 4-0 1 1-- STL T. Nieto T. Leach 0% 96% de Jesus Steals 2B
b6 4-0 1 -2- O STL T. Nieto T. Leach -1% 96% Flyball: LF
b6 4-0 2 -2- O STL J. Andujar T. Leach -1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
t7 0-4 0 --- O NYM G. Carter J. Andujar 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 0-4 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle J. Andujar 1% 97% Flyball: 3B
t7 0-4 2 --- O NYM G. Foster J. Andujar 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Mets' Terry Leach facing 1-2-3
b7 4-0 0 --- STL V. Coleman T. Leach 0% 98% Walk
b7 4-0 0 1-- O STL O. Smith T. Leach -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Coleman to 2B
b7 4-0 1 -2- R STL T. Herr T. Leach 1% 99% Double; Coleman Scores
b7 5-0 1 -2- O STL J. Clark T. Leach -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 5-0 2 -2- O STL W. McGee T. Leach -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 7-8-9
Tito Landrum replaces Curt Ford playing RF batting 6th
t8 0-5 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson J. Andujar 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-5 1 --- NYM R. Santana J. Andujar -1% 99% Single
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Terry Leach (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYM R. Staub J. Andujar 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 1-- O NYM W. Backman J. Andujar 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 6-7-8
Doug Sisk replaces Rusty Staub (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- STL T. Landrum D. Sisk 0% 100% Walk
b8 5-0 0 1-- O STL I. de Jesus D. Sisk -0% 100% Lineout: 2B
b8 5-0 1 1-- O STL T. Nieto D. Sisk -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Landrum to 2B
b8 5-0 2 -2- R STL J. Andujar D. Sisk 0% 100% Single; Landrum Scores
b8 6-0 2 1-- O STL V. Coleman D. Sisk -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' Joaquin Andujar facing 2-3-4
t9 0-6 0 --- O NYM D. Heep J. Andujar 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 0-6 1 --- NYM K. Hernandez J. Andujar -0% 100% Walk
t9 0-6 1 1-- O NYM G. Carter J. Andujar 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 0-6 2 1-- NYM C. Hurdle J. Andujar -0% 100% Single; Carter to 2B
t9 0-6 2 12- O NYM G. Foster J. Andujar 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 6.

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