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MIL
@BOS
2
3
 
(12)
CLE
@CAL
4
10
OAK
@CHW
4
3
 
(11)
TOR
@DET
3
4
MIN
@KCR
3
6
BAL
@NYY
1
3
SEA
@TEX
5
4
CIN
@HOU
12
7
CHC
@MON
1
7
PHI
@PIT
4
6
LAD
@SDP
10
3
ATL
@SFG
6
4
NYM
@STL
2
3
Friday, October 2, 1987,
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 45,517, Time of Game: 2:14
Mets
2
90-70
 Lost 3 
2nd, 5 GB
at Cardinals
3
95-65
 Won 2 
1st
W: John Tudor (10-2)
L: John Mitchell (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  3
Cardinals       1  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  6  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .350 .454 .804 -0.186 1.67 0.000 -0.186 -1.2 1 0
Keith Miller 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .383 .408 .511 .919 -0.114 1.85 0.105 -0.219 -0.5 1 2 SB
Dave Magadan 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .321 .390 .449 .840 -0.089 1.73 0.054 -0.142 -0.3 13 1
Howard Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .363 .502 .865 -0.127 1.24 0.000 -0.127 -0.7 0 2
Mookie Wilson RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .297 .357 .456 .814 -0.144 1.43 0.000 -0.144 -0.8 3 0
Barry Lyons C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .246 .290 .381 .671 -0.023 0.98 0.046 -0.069 0.1 3 0
Mark Carreon LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.065 1.05 0.022 -0.086 -0.4 2 0 CS
Kevin Elster SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .800 .800 1.200 2.000 0.175 1.73 0.207 -0.032 1.3 1 4 2B
John Mitchell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .114 .114 .143 .257 -0.084 1.48 0.000 -0.084 -0.8 0 0
   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 0
   Randy Milligan PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.126 3.47 0.126 0.000 0.6
   Gene Walter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 8 2 1 4 33 .250 .273 .281 .554 -0.531 1.53 0.560 -1.089 -2.6 24 9
2B: K Elster (2, off J Tudor).
TB: K Elster 3; K Miller 2; B Lyons 2; D Magadan; M Carreon.
RBI: D Magadan (24); K Elster (1).
2-out RBI: K Elster.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: K Elster (1); D Magadan (4); B Lyons (4).
Baserunning
SB: K Miller (7, 2nd base off J Tudor/T Pagnozzi).
CS: M Carreon (1, 2nd base by J Tudor POCS).
Pickoffs: K Miller (1st base by R Horton).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lance Johnson CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .218 .271 .291 .562 -0.029 0.94 0.048 -0.077 -0.3 2 0 SB
Jose Oquendo SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .288 .411 .337 .749 0.038 0.94 0.079 -0.040 0.4 1 2
Jim Lindeman RF 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .211 .257 .392 .649 0.106 1.13 0.190 -0.084 0.8 1 1 HR,SB
Mike Laga 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .143 .188 .286 .473 -0.040 1.22 0.010 -0.050 -0.6 16 0 SF
Doug DeCinces 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .234 .336 .391 .727 0.027 1.14 0.117 -0.090 -0.0 2 5 2B
Curt Ford LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .286 .327 .410 .736 -0.077 0.73 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 0 0
Tom Pagnozzi C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .178 .229 .333 .562 -0.024 0.63 0.013 -0.037 -0.3 4 0
Tom Lawless 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .053 .182 .053 .234 -0.006 0.63 0.020 -0.027 -0.1 1 5
   Steve Peters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
John Tudor P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .243 .200 .443 -0.055 1.07 0.000 -0.055 -0.6 0 1
   Ricky Horton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .200 .207 .407 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rod Booker PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .283 .365 .348 .713 0.029 0.76 0.029 0.000 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 6 3 1 3 33 .194 .212 .323 .535 -0.031 0.95 0.506 -0.537 -1.1 27 16
2B: D DeCinces (24, off J Mitchell).
HR: J Lindeman (8, off J Mitchell, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: M Laga (2, off J Mitchell).
TB: J Lindeman 4; D DeCinces 2; J Oquendo; L Johnson; R Booker; T Pagnozzi.
RBI: J Lindeman (28); D DeCinces (64); M Laga (4).
2-out RBI: D DeCinces; J Lindeman.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Lindeman (D Magadan at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Lindeman (3, 2nd base off J Mitchell/B Lyons); L Johnson (5, 2nd base off D Sisk/B Lyons).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Mitchell, L (3-6) 5 5 3 1 1 1 1 4.11 23 49 -0.093 1.04 -0.4
Doug Sisk 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.46 7 0 0 0.093 0.86 1.0
Gene Walter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.20 3 0 0 0.032 0.42 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 3 1 1 3 1 1.12 33 49 0 0 0.032 0.95 1.1

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Tudor, W (10-2) 5 6 2 2 0 3 0 3.84 19 50 0.066 0.99 0.6
Ricky Horton, H (11) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.62 6 0 0 0.177 1.33 1.0
Steve Peters, S (1) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.93 8 0 0 0.288 3.13 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 1 4 0 2.00 33 50 0 0 0.531 1.53 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Tudor (4; M Carreon, 2nd base (CS)); R Horton (5; K Miller, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 45,517.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Lenny Dykstra CF 1 Lance Johnson CF
2 Keith Miller 2B 2 Jose Oquendo SS
3 Dave Magadan 1B 3 Jim Lindeman RF
4 Howard Johnson 3B 4 Mike Laga 1B
5 Mookie Wilson RF 5 Doug DeCinces 3B
6 Barry Lyons C 6 Curt Ford LF
7 Mark Carreon LF 7 Tom Pagnozzi C
8 Kevin Elster SS 8 Tom Lawless 2B
9 John Mitchell P 9 John Tudor P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-3 0 1-- NYM R. Milligan S. Peters -13% 53% Walk; Elster to 2B
t8 2-3 0 12- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Peters 12% 65% Fielder's Choice P; Elster out at 3B/P-3B; Milligan to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- R NYM K. Elster J. Tudor -12% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lyons Scores; Carreon to 3B
b3 2-2 2 -2- R STL D. DeCinces J. Mitchell 12% 65% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Lindeman Scores/unER
t8 2-3 1 12- O NYM K. Miller S. Peters 11% 76% 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' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra J. Tudor 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM K. Miller J. Tudor 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM D. Magadan J. Tudor 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Johnson J. Mitchell -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Oquendo J. Mitchell -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- R STL J. Lindeman J. Mitchell 10% 61% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O STL M. Laga J. Mitchell -1% 60% Foul Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson J. Tudor 2% 63% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- NYM B. Lyons J. Tudor -1% 63% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
t2 0-1 2 1-- NYM M. Carreon J. Tudor -2% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Lyons to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- R NYM K. Elster J. Tudor -12% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lyons Scores; Carreon to 3B
t2 1-1 2 -23 O NYM J. Mitchell J. Tudor 6% 55% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' John Mitchell facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- O STL D. DeCinces J. Mitchell -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- O STL C. Ford J. Mitchell -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- STL T. Pagnozzi J. Mitchell 1% 52% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 1-1 2 1-- STL T. Lawless J. Mitchell 2% 54% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Pagnozzi to 2B; Lawless to 1B
b2 1-1 2 12- O STL J. Tudor J. Mitchell -4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra J. Tudor 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-1 1 --- NYM K. Miller J. Tudor -3% 50% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
t3 1-1 1 1-- NYM D. Magadan J. Tudor -2% 48% Miller Steals 2B
t3 1-1 1 -2- RO NYM D. Magadan J. Tudor -5% 43% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Miller Scores; Magadan out at 2B/RF-3B-1B
t3 2-1 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson J. Tudor 1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- O STL L. Johnson J. Mitchell -3% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- STL J. Oquendo J. Mitchell 3% 44% Walk
b3 1-2 1 1-- STL J. Lindeman J. Mitchell 8% 52% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Oquendo to 3B; Lindeman to 1B
b3 1-2 1 1-3 RO STL M. Laga J. Mitchell 1% 53% Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Oquendo Scores/unER
b3 2-2 2 1-- STL D. DeCinces J. Mitchell 1% 54% Lindeman Steals 2B
b3 2-2 2 -2- R STL D. DeCinces J. Mitchell 12% 65% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Lindeman Scores/unER
b3 3-2 2 -2- O STL C. Ford J. Mitchell -3% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson J. Tudor 3% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-3 1 --- NYM B. Lyons J. Tudor -3% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t4 2-3 1 1-- O NYM M. Carreon J. Tudor 4% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 2-3 2 1-- O NYM K. Elster J. Tudor 3% 69% Carreon Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' John Mitchell facing 7-8-9
b4 3-2 0 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi J. Mitchell -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-2 1 --- O STL T. Lawless J. Mitchell -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-2 2 --- O STL J. Tudor J. Mitchell -1% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' John Tudor facing 8-9-1
t5 2-3 0 --- O NYM K. Elster J. Tudor 3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-3 1 --- O NYM J. Mitchell J. Tudor 2% 69% Lineout: CF
t5 2-3 2 --- O NYM L. Dykstra J. Tudor 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' John Mitchell facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- STL L. Johnson J. Mitchell 3% 74% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
b5 3-2 0 1-- STL J. Oquendo J. Mitchell 5% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Johnson to 2B
b5 3-2 0 12- O STL J. Lindeman J. Mitchell -5% 74% Flyball: RF
b5 3-2 1 12- O STL M. Laga J. Mitchell -3% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Johnson to 3B; Oquendo to 2B
b5 3-2 2 -23 O STL D. DeCinces J. Mitchell -6% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Ricky Horton facing 2-3-4
Ricky Horton replaces John Tudor pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-3 0 --- NYM K. Miller R. Horton -6% 60% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t6 2-3 0 1-- O NYM D. Magadan R. Horton 10% 70% Miller Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t6 2-3 1 --- O NYM D. Magadan R. Horton 3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-3 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson R. Horton 2% 74% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 6-7-8
Doug Sisk replaces John Mitchell pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-2 0 --- O STL C. Ford D. Sisk -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-2 1 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi D. Sisk -2% 70% Flyball: RF
b6 3-2 2 --- O STL T. Lawless D. Sisk -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Ricky Horton facing 5-6-7
t7 2-3 0 --- O NYM M. Wilson R. Horton 4% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-3 1 --- O NYM B. Lyons R. Horton 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-3 2 --- O NYM M. Carreon R. Horton 2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Doug Sisk facing 9-1-2
Rod Booker pinch hits for Ricky Horton (P) batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- STL R. Booker D. Sisk 3% 82% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
b7 3-2 0 1-- O STL L. Johnson D. Sisk -3% 79% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 3-2 1 1-- O STL J. Oquendo D. Sisk -2% 77% Strikeout
b7 3-2 2 1-- STL J. Lindeman D. Sisk 2% 78% Johnson Steals 2B; Johnson to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b7 3-2 2 --3 O STL J. Lindeman D. Sisk -4% 74% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Steve Peters facing 8-9-1
Steve Peters replaces Tom Lawless (2B) pitching and batting 8th
Rod Booker moves from PH to 2B
t8 2-3 0 --- NYM K. Elster S. Peters -9% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
Randy Milligan pinch hits for Doug Sisk (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 0 1-- NYM R. Milligan S. Peters -13% 53% Walk; Elster to 2B
t8 2-3 0 12- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Peters 12% 65% Fielder's Choice P; Elster out at 3B/P-3B; Milligan to 2B
t8 2-3 1 12- O NYM K. Miller S. Peters 11% 76% Strikeout
t8 2-3 2 12- O NYM D. Magadan S. Peters 11% 87% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Gene Walter facing 4-5-6
Gene Walter replaces Randy Milligan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 0 --- O STL M. Laga G. Walter -1% 85% Popfly: 1B
b8 3-2 1 --- O STL D. DeCinces G. Walter -1% 84% Popfly: 2B
b8 3-2 2 --- O STL C. Ford G. Walter -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Steve Peters facing 4-5-6
t9 2-3 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson S. Peters 7% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 2-3 1 --- O NYM M. Wilson S. Peters 5% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 2-3 2 --- O NYM B. Lyons S. Peters 4% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cardinals 3.

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