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Results Table
Batting Pitching
Rk Date Series Gm# Score Event Role Inn RoB Out Pit(cnt) WPA LI cWPA cLI Tm Batter cWPA cLI Tm Pitcher cWPA cLI Play Description
101982-10-05ALCSGm 1down 1-0HRPitt21--02 (1-0)0.1711.603.20%50.00MILGorman Thomas3.20%50.00CALTommy John-3.20%50.00Home Run; Simmons Scores
111981-10-21WSGm 2tied 0-0SOPitt51-316 (2-2)0.0932.692.96%142.86LADKen Landreaux-2.96%142.86NYYTommy John2.96%142.86Strikeout Swinging
121977-10-14WSGm 3down 3-0SOBatb2-2313 (0-2)0.0761.702.84%106.67LADTommy John-2.84%106.67NYYMike Torrez2.84%106.67Strikeout Swinging
131981-10-28WSGm 6tied 1-1SOPitt412-25 (2-2)0.0522.082.79%187.75LADBurt Hooton-2.79%187.75NYYTommy John2.79%187.75Strikeout Swinging
141977-10-14WSGm 3tied 0-02BPitt1--312 (1-0)0.0711.382.68%86.59NYYThurman Munson2.68%86.59LADTommy John-2.68%86.59Double to RF (Deep RF Line); Rivers Scores
151977-10-14WSGm 3tied 3-31BPitt41--03 (0-2)0.0661.782.50%111.69NYYBucky Dent2.50%111.69LADTommy John-2.50%111.69Single (Ground Ball); Nettles to 2B
161977-10-14WSGm 3ahead 2-01BPitt1-2-14 (1-2)0.066.932.49%58.35NYYLou Piniella2.49%58.35LADTommy John-2.49%58.35Single to CF; Jackson Scores/unER
171981-10-28WSGm 6tied 0-0CSPitt31--11 (0-0)0.0451.342.42%120.96LADSteve Garvey-2.42%120.96NYYTommy John2.42%120.96Russell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
181977-10-04NLCSGm 1ahead 2-01BPitt512322 (1-0)0.1262.132.36%66.56PHIDavey Johnson2.36%66.56LADTommy John-2.36%66.56Single to CF; Bowa Scores/unER; Schmidt Scores/unER; Luzinski to 2B
191981-10-21WSGm 2down 1-01BPitt7---02 (1-0)0.0721.732.30%91.87LADSteve Garvey2.30%91.87NYYTommy John-2.30%91.87Single to LF
201977-10-14WSGm 3tied 0-02BPitt1---02 (1-0)0.060.872.26%54.59NYYMickey Rivers2.26%54.59LADTommy John-2.26%54.59*LEADOFF GM*:Double to RF (Fly Ball)
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