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TEX
@CAL
1
6
BOS
@CLE
4
0
OAK
@KCR
5
10
MIN
@MIL
5
8
BAL
@NYY
3
4
CHW
@SEA
0
2
DET
@TOR
3
2
SFG
@ATL
1
6
PHI
@CHC
3
5
CIN
@HOU
9
1
NYM
@MON
1
9
LAD
@SDP
7
8
PIT
@STL
4
1
Wednesday, June 17, 1987,
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 30,891, Time of Game: 2:23
Pirates
4
28-34
 Won 1 
6th, 11 GB
at Cardinals
1
39-23
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Rick Reuschel (5-3)
L: Bob Forsch (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   2  0  2   0  0  0    4  8  0
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  8  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Barry Bonds LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .261 .340 .465 .804 0.012 0.55 0.061 -0.048 0.5 2 1 SB
Andy Van Slyke CF 3 1 2 0 1 1 5 .274 .343 .479 .822 0.061 0.54 0.079 -0.018 0.4 4 0 2B,HBP
Johnny Ray 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .257 .301 .359 .660 0.050 0.78 0.086 -0.036 0.0 0 7
Sid Bream 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .303 .367 .491 .857 0.037 1.15 0.104 -0.067 0.1 16 0
R.J. Reynolds RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .294 .351 .441 .793 -0.002 0.88 0.047 -0.049 -0.0 1 0 2B
Bobby Bonilla 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .270 .318 .376 .694 0.052 0.89 0.073 -0.020 0.7 0 1
Mike LaValliere C 3 1 1 2 0 0 4 .304 .382 .370 .752 0.055 0.98 0.069 -0.014 0.7 1 0 SF
Rafael Belliard SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .201 .290 .262 .553 -0.116 0.81 0.000 -0.116 -1.9 3 3
Rick Reuschel P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .171 .194 .314 .509 -0.059 0.60 0.000 -0.059 -1.1 0 6
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 3 5 39 .235 .308 .294 .602 0.090 0.78 0.519 -0.427 -0.6 27 18
2B: R Reynolds (12, off B Forsch); A Van Slyke (9, off P Perry).
SF: M LaValliere (1, off B Forsch).
HBP: A Van Slyke (2, by B Forsch).
TB: A Van Slyke 3; R Reynolds 2; M LaValliere; B Bonilla; S Bream; B Bonds; J Ray.
RBI: M LaValliere 2 (15); B Bonds (27); S Bream (26).
2-out RBI: B Bonds.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Bonds-S Bream; J Ray-R Belliard-S Bream.
Outfield Assists: B Bonds (W McGee at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: B Bonds (16, 2nd base off K Dayley/T Pena).

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 2 0 0 0 4 .304 .395 .350 .745 0.023 0.91 0.072 -0.048 0.3 2 0
Ozzie Smith SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .383 .341 .723 -0.017 1.13 0.072 -0.088 -0.4 0 6
Tom Herr 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301 .392 .386 .777 -0.164 1.60 0.000 -0.164 -1.9 2 2 GDP
   Pat Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
   John Morris PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .333 .390 .724 -0.012 0.46 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Willie McGee CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .291 .318 .441 .759 -0.005 0.84 0.050 -0.055 0.5 1 0 3B
Terry Pendleton 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .366 .400 .766 -0.089 0.88 0.028 -0.117 -0.9 0 2 HBP
Curt Ford RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .314 .351 .476 .828 -0.082 0.80 0.000 -0.082 -0.4 2 0
Jose Oquendo 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .331 .429 .397 .825 -0.079 0.75 0.000 -0.079 -0.9 10 0
Tony Pena C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .253 .308 .358 .666 -0.014 0.54 0.018 -0.032 -0.0 6 0
Bob Forsch P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .444 .464 .704 1.168 0.014 0.47 0.014 0.000 0.1 1 0
   Ken Dayley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rod Booker PH-2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .370 .469 .481 .950 0.016 0.77 0.034 -0.017 0.2 1 0
Team Totals 32 1 8 1 1 1 34 .250 .294 .313 .607 -0.409 0.89 0.288 -0.694 -3.6 27 11
3B: W McGee (4, off R Reuschel).
HBP: T Pendleton (1, by R Reuschel).
TB: W McGee 4; V Coleman 2; O Smith 2; B Forsch; T Pena.
GIDP: T Herr (2).
RBI: C Ford (13).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: O Smith (4).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: O Smith (1st base by R Reuschel).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, W (5-3) 9 8 1 1 1 1 0 2.46 34 67 0.408 0.89 3.6
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 1 0 1.00 34 67 0.408 0.89 3.6

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Forsch, L (5-3) 5.2 6 4 4 3 4 0 5.35 27 42 -0.074 1.04 -0.4
Ken Dayley 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 2 2 1 -0.043 0.66 -0.6
Pat Perry 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.05 10 0 0 0.024 0.10 1.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 5 0 4.00 39 42 2 1 -0.093 0.78 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Reuschel (5; T Pendleton); B Forsch (2; A Van Slyke).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Reuschel (1; O Smith, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 30,891.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Barry Bonds LF 1 Vince Coleman LF
2 Andy Van Slyke CF 2 Ozzie Smith SS
3 Johnny Ray 2B 3 Tom Herr 2B
4 Sid Bream 1B 4 Willie McGee CF
5 R.J. Reynolds RF 5 Terry Pendleton 3B
6 Bobby Bonilla 3B 6 Curt Ford RF
7 Mike LaValliere C 7 Jose Oquendo 1B
8 Rafael Belliard SS 8 Tony Pena C
9 Rick Reuschel P 9 Bob Forsch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-0 0 12- R PIT S. Bream B. Forsch 10% 71% Single to RF; Van Slyke Scores; Ray to 2B
b6 0-4 1 1-3 OO STL T. Herr R. Reuschel 9% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO STL T. Pendleton R. Reuschel 8% 49% Double Play: Flyball: LF-1B
t4 0-0 0 1-- PIT J. Ray B. Forsch 7% 61% Walk; Van Slyke to 2B
t6 3-0 2 12- R PIT B. Bonds K. Dayley 6% 92% Single (Line Drive); LaValliere Scores; Belliard to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Bonds B. Forsch -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT A. Van Slyke B. Forsch 2% 50% Single (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Ray B. Forsch -3% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT S. Bream B. Forsch -2% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman R. Reuschel 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- STL O. Smith R. Reuschel -2% 45% Single (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Herr R. Reuschel 3% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O STL W. McGee R. Reuschel 2% 50% Smith Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Reynolds B. Forsch -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Bonilla B. Forsch -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. LaValliere B. Forsch -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- STL W. McGee R. Reuschel -4% 41% Single (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO STL T. Pendleton R. Reuschel 8% 49% Double Play: Flyball: LF-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O STL C. Ford R. Reuschel 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Belliard B. Forsch -3% 47% Lineout: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Reuschel B. Forsch -2% 46% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Bonds B. Forsch -1% 44% Lineout: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Oquendo R. Reuschel 3% 47% Lineout: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Pena R. Reuschel 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- STL B. Forsch R. Reuschel -1% 47% Single (Ground Ball)
b3 0-0 2 1-- O STL V. Coleman R. Reuschel 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- PIT A. Van Slyke B. Forsch 4% 54% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- PIT J. Ray B. Forsch 7% 61% Walk; Van Slyke to 2B
t4 0-0 0 12- R PIT S. Bream B. Forsch 10% 71% Single to RF; Van Slyke Scores; Ray to 2B
t4 1-0 0 12- O PIT R. Reynolds B. Forsch -2% 69% Flyball: LF; Ray to 3B
t4 1-0 1 1-3 PIT B. Bonilla B. Forsch 3% 72% Walk; Bream to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 RO PIT M. LaValliere B. Forsch 2% 74% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ray Scores; Bream to 3B/Adv on E6; Bonilla to 2B
t4 2-0 2 -23 O PIT R. Belliard B. Forsch -5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- STL O. Smith R. Reuschel -5% 64% Single (Ground Ball)
b4 0-2 0 1-- O STL T. Herr R. Reuschel 4% 69% Lineout: CF
b4 0-2 1 1-- O STL W. McGee R. Reuschel 4% 72% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 2 1-- O STL T. Pendleton R. Reuschel 3% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- O PIT R. Reuschel B. Forsch -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- O PIT B. Bonds B. Forsch -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- PIT A. Van Slyke B. Forsch 1% 73% Hit By Pitch
t5 2-0 2 1-- PIT J. Ray B. Forsch 2% 75% Single (Line Drive); Van Slyke to 3B
t5 2-0 2 1-3 O PIT S. Bream B. Forsch -4% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O STL C. Ford R. Reuschel 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- O STL J. Oquendo R. Reuschel 2% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 0-2 2 --- O STL T. Pena R. Reuschel 1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- PIT R. Reynolds B. Forsch 5% 83% Double (Line Drive)
t6 2-0 0 -2- PIT B. Bonilla B. Forsch 4% 87% Single/Bunt (Bunt to 2B-1B); Reynolds to 3B
t6 2-0 0 1-3 R PIT M. LaValliere B. Forsch 5% 92% Single (Line Drive); Reynolds Scores; Bonilla to 3B
t6 3-0 0 1-3 O PIT R. Belliard B. Forsch -4% 88% Fielder's Choice ; Bonilla out at Hm/2B-C; LaValliere to 2B
t6 3-0 1 12- O PIT R. Reuschel B. Forsch -2% 86% Strikeout (foul bunt)
Ken Dayley replaces Bob Forsch pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-0 2 12- R PIT B. Bonds K. Dayley 6% 92% Single (Line Drive); LaValliere Scores; Belliard to 3B
t6 4-0 2 1-3 PIT A. Van Slyke K. Dayley 0% 92% Bonds Steals 2B
t6 4-0 2 -23 O PIT A. Van Slyke K. Dayley -2% 90% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
Rod Booker pinch hits for Ken Dayley (P) batting 9th
b6 0-4 0 --- STL R. Booker R. Reuschel -3% 87% Walk
b6 0-4 0 1-- STL V. Coleman R. Reuschel -6% 81% Single (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Booker to 2B
b6 0-4 0 12- O STL O. Smith R. Reuschel 4% 85% Flyball: RF; Booker to 3B
b6 0-4 1 1-3 OO STL T. Herr R. Reuschel 9% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Pat Perry facing 3-4-5
Pat Perry replaces Tom Herr (2B) pitching and batting 3rd
Rod Booker moves from PH to 2B
t7 4-0 0 --- O PIT J. Ray P. Perry -1% 94% Popfly: 2B
t7 4-0 1 --- O PIT S. Bream P. Perry -0% 93% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-0 2 --- O PIT R. Reynolds P. Perry -0% 93% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b7 0-4 0 --- O STL W. McGee R. Reuschel 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-4 1 --- O STL T. Pendleton R. Reuschel 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-4 2 --- O STL C. Ford R. Reuschel 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Pat Perry facing 6-7-8
t8 4-0 0 --- O PIT B. Bonilla P. Perry -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-0 1 --- O PIT M. LaValliere P. Perry -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-0 2 --- O PIT R. Belliard P. Perry -0% 96% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b8 0-4 0 --- O STL J. Oquendo R. Reuschel 2% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-4 1 --- STL T. Pena R. Reuschel -2% 95% Single (Ground Ball)
b8 0-4 1 1-- O STL R. Booker R. Reuschel 2% 97% Groundout: P-1B; Pena to 2B
b8 0-4 2 -2- STL V. Coleman R. Reuschel -1% 96% Single; Pena to 3B
b8 0-4 2 1-3 O STL O. Smith R. Reuschel 3% 98% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Pat Perry facing 9-1-2
t9 4-0 0 --- O PIT R. Reuschel P. Perry -0% 98% Groundout: P unassisted
t9 4-0 1 --- O PIT B. Bonds P. Perry -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t9 4-0 2 --- PIT A. Van Slyke P. Perry 0% 98% Double (Line Drive)
t9 4-0 2 -2- O PIT J. Ray P. Perry -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 3-4-5
John Morris pinch hits for Pat Perry (P) batting 3rd
b9 0-4 0 --- O STL J. Morris R. Reuschel 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-4 1 --- STL W. McGee R. Reuschel -1% 98% Triple to LF
b9 0-4 1 --3 STL T. Pendleton R. Reuschel -3% 95% Hit By Pitch
b9 0-4 1 1-3 RO STL C. Ford R. Reuschel 3% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; McGee Scores
b9 1-4 2 1-- O STL J. Oquendo R. Reuschel 2% 100% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 1.

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