NLDS 2018 Strat… Braves vs Cubs

 It was an amazing offensive display in Wrigley Field where the Chicago (NL)
Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves by the score of 12 to 11 in.
 
Chicago (NL) won the game with an offensive outburst in the 8th inning showing
no mercy on Atlanta as they plated 7 runs on 6 hits.  The key offensive
moment was provided by Ben Zobrist who thrilled the crowd when he doubled
plating two runs.  Atlanta had a chance in the 9th but they came up short.
 
The winning pitcher was Pedro Strop(1-0) who allowed no runs in 2/3 of an
inning. Shane Carle(0-1) was charged with the loss in relief.  He pitched 1
and 1/3 innings giving up 2 hits and no walks.

 GAme 3.  Chicago 8 at Atlanta 3.  Cubbies now lead the best of five series 2-1 .
Javier Baez had 4 hits and 2 RBI at SunTrust Park where the Chicago (NL) Cubs
beat the Atlanta Braves by the score of 8 to 5.
 
Cole Hamels(2-1) earned his pay with a solid performance for Chicago (NL).  He
allowed 4 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings lowering his ERA from 5.40 to 4.44.
Hamels got help from Pedro Strop who pitched a perfect ninth and was credited
with his 3rd save.  
 
Sean Newcomb(1-1) was tagged with the loss.  His biggest problem was control
as he allowed 5 walks in 2 and 1/3 innings.

STRAT NLDS

GAme 1.   Atlanta 7 at Cubbies 4.. 

The Atlanta Braves came roaring back in the top of the ninth to spoil the
anticipated celebration of the hometown fans.  The final score,, was 7 to
4.
 
Atlanta erupted with the game winning runs in the top of the 9th inning when
they tallied 4 runs on 5 hits.  Both teams ended up with 12 hits on the
night.  
 
The victory went to A.J. Minter(1-1) who went 1/3 of an inning, allowing no
runs. Arodys Vizcaino recorded the save, his 3rd.  Brandon Morrow(0-1) was
the losing pitcher in relief.  He surrendered 3 runs and 3 hits in 1/3 of an
inning.  
 
Brian Snitker was very happy after the game, 'It's great to come back and win
it in your last at bats! Our guys just wouldn't give up.  And did you see the
fans - one minute they're laughing and screaming down all sorts of
unprintable stuff at our guys - the next minute - SILENCE! Yes sir, a very
enjoyable win tonight!'

Wildcard game AL2019 Seattle at Boston


 Seattle 3 at Boston 2. The Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox locked up in an exciting one-run
game at Fenway Park.  The final score was the Seattle Mariners 3, the Boston
Red Sox 2.
 
Seattle won the game with a rally in the top of the 8th inning plating 2 runs
using 2 hits.  Cameron Maybin kicked off the action when he drew a walk.
Maybin was safe on a stolen base.  Mike Zunino dug into the batters box next,
but he struck out.  One out later, Jean Segura came to bat and doubled
driving in a run.  Robinson Cano stepped into the box and hit a single
scoring the final run of the inning.  Boston made it exciting in the 9th, but
they were unable to push the needed runs across.  
 
James Pazos(2-0) went 1 and 2/3 innings allowing no runs for the win. Edwin
Diaz preserved the game for Pazos, recording his his 3rd save.  David
Price(1-1) was given the loss.  He allowed just 3 hits and 1 walk in 7
innings.  
 

Wildcard game 2018 Dodgers at Cardinals

John Gant had an impressive outing as the St. Louis Cardinals won at Busch
Stadium in dramatic fashion over the Los Angeles(NL) Dodgers, the final
score, 1 to 0.

The game was won by St. Louis when they scored a run in the 9th inning. Yairo
Munoz lined a one-base hit. Matt Carpenter followed and he laid down a
sacrifice bunt. Yadier Molina dug into the batters box next, but he struck
out. Jose Martinez came up and he doubled resulting in a mighty exciting win
for St. Louis and the 36,831 home town fans in attendance. St. Louis had 9
hits overall, while Los Angeles(NL) had 5.

Carlos Martinez(2-2) got credit for the victory, pitching 1/3 of an inning and
allowing no runs. Kenley Jansen(0-1) was the losing pitcher in relief.


OXSCORE: 2018 Los Angeles(NL) Dodgers At 2018 St. Louis Cardinals  10/2/2018

  Dodgers            AB  R  H RBI AVG     Cardinals          AB  R  H RBI AVG
  J.Turner 3B         3  0  0  0 .306     M.Carpenter 1B      4  0  0  0 .175  
  M.Muncy 2B          4  0  0  0 .375     Y.Molina C          5  0  2  0 .275  
  M.Machado SS        4  0  0  0 .158     J.Martinez RF       4  0  1  1 .344  
  C.Bellinger 1B      4  0  1  0 .185     M.Ozuna LF          4  0  2  0 .429  
  M.Kemp LF           4  0  2  0 .333     H.Bader CF          3  0  1  0 .265  
  Y.Grandal C         4  0  1  0 .171     P.Dejong SS         2  0  0  0 .105  
  E.Hernandez CF      2  0  0  0 .290     J.Gyorko 3B         4  0  1  0 .200  
  Y.Puig RF           2  0  1  0 .265     C.Martinez P        0  0  0  0 .000  
  A.Wood P            1  0  0  0 .000     K.Wong 2B           4  0  1  0 .313  
A-C.Seager PH         1  0  0  0 .000     J.Gant P            2  0  0  0 .200  
  D.Floro P           0  0  0  0 ----   B-M.Adams PH          1  0  0  0 .000  
C-J.Pederson PH       1  0  0  0 .000     D.Poncedeleon P     0  0  0  0 ----  
  P.Baez P            0  0  0  0 ----     D.Hudson P          0  0  0  0 ----  
  K.Jansen P          0  0  0  0 ----     B.Norris P          0  0  0  0 ----  
                                        D-Y.Munoz 3B          1  1  1  0 .500  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      30  0  5  0                 Totals      34  1  9  1

A-Pinch Hit For Wood In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Gant In 6th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Floro In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Norris In 9th Inning

Dodgers......... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  0  5  0
Cardinals....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 1  -  1  9  0

Dodgers (5-5)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
A.Wood                    5       6   0   0   2   4   0  93   2.29
D.Floro                   2       0   0   0   1   1   0  27   3.38
P.Baez                    0 1/3   1   0   0   0   1   0  11   0.00
K.Jansen LOSS(0-1)        1 1/3   2   1   1   0   2   0  24   2.70
Totals                    8 2/3   9   1   1   3   8   0

Cardinals (7-3)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.Gant                    6       1   0   0   2   4   0  70   1.42
D.Poncedeleo              1 1/3   1   0   0   1   0   0  24   0.00
D.Hudson                  0       1   0   0   0   0   0   4   0.00
B.Norris                  1 1/3   2   0   0   0   2   0  18   6.00
C.Martinez WIN(2-2)       0 1/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   3   7.36
Totals                    9       5   0   0   3   6   0

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2018 mlb replay Strat Standings

PLAYOFFS COMING UP…. WILDCARD GAMES
AL- SEATTLE AT BOSTON
NL- ST.LOUIS AT CHICAGO CUBS


LEAGUE STANDINGS FOR 2018 Major Leagues
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
AL East                     WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 Tampa Bay TBA            7   2  .778 ----  *WON*    1   8 .111   90  72 .556
2018 Boston BOA               6   3  .667  1.0           8   1 .889  108  54 .667
2018 Toronto TOA              4   5  .444  3.0           5   4 .556   73  89 .451
2018 New York (AL) NYA        3   6  .333  4.0           5   4 .556  100  62 .617
2018 Baltimore BAA            3   6  .333  4.0           3   6 .333   47 115 .290
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
AL Central                  WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 Detroit DEA              5   4  .556 ----     1     4   5 .444   64  98 .395
2018 Cleveland CLA            5   4  .556 ----           4   5 .444   91  71 .562
2018 Chicago (AL) CHA         4   5  .444  1.0           3   6 .333   62 100 .383
2018 Minnesota MNA            3   6  .333  2.0           5   4 .556   78  84 .481
2018 Kansas City KCA          3   6  .333  2.0           3   6 .333   58 104 .358
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
AL West                     WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 Oakland OAA              9   0 1.000 ----  *WON*    3   6 .333   97  65 .599
2018 Seattle SEA              6   3  .667  3.0           5   4 .556   89  73 .549
2018 Houston HOA              5   4  .556  4.0           7   2 .778  103  59 .636
2018 Texas TEA                3   6  .333  6.0           3   6 .333   67  95 .414
2018 Los Angeles(AL) LAA      3   6  .333  6.0           6   3 .667   80  82 .494
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
NL East                     WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 Atlanta ATN              6   3  .667 ----  *WON*    6   3 .667   90  72 .556
2018 Washington WAN           5   4  .556  1.0           4   5 .444   82  80 .506
2018 New York (NL) NYN        4   5  .444  2.0           8   1 .889   77  85 .475
2018 Philadelphia PHN         3   6  .333  3.0           4   5 .444   80  82 .494
2018 Miami MMN                3   6  .333  3.0           3   6 .333   63  98 .391
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
NL Central                  WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 St. Louis SLN            6   3  .667 ----     1     4   5 .444   88  74 .543
2018 Chicago (NL) CHN         6   3  .667 ----           5   4 .556   95  68 .583
2018 Pittsburgh PIN           4   5  .444  2.0           7   2 .778   82  79 .509
2018 Milwaukee MLN            4   5  .444  2.0           5   4 .556   96  67 .589
2018 Cincinnati CIN           4   5  .444  2.0           2   7 .222   67  95 .414
 
                                                      ACTUAL-TODATE  ACTUAL-TOTAL
NL West                     WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC# WON LOS  PCT  WON LOS  PCT
2018 Colorado CON             7   2  .778 ----  *WON*    5   4 .556   91  72 .558
2018 Los Angeles(NL) LAN      5   4  .556  2.0           3   6 .333   92  71 .564
2018 Arizona ARN              4   5  .444  3.0           7   2 .778   82  80 .506
2018 San Francisco SFN        3   6  .333  4.0           4   5 .444   73  89 .451
2018 San Diego SDN            2   7  .222  5.0           2   7 .222   66  96 .407
 
 
AL Wild Card Standings      WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC#
2018 Seattle SEA              6   3  .667 ----  *WON* 
2018 Boston BOA               6   3  .667 ----  *WON* 
2018 Houston HOA              5   4  .556  1.0        
2018 Detroit DEA              5   4  .556  1.0        
2018 Cleveland CLA            5   4  .556  1.0        
2018 Toronto TOA              4   5  .444  2.0        
2018 Chicago (AL) CHA         4   5  .444  2.0        
 
NL Wild Card Standings      WON LOST  PCT   GB  MAGIC#
2018 St. Louis SLN            6   3  .667 ----  *WON* 
2018 Chicago (NL) CHN         6   3  .667 ----  *WON* 
2018 Washington WAN           5   4  .556  1.0        
2018 Los Angeles(NL) LAN      5   4  .556  1.0        
2018 Pittsburgh PIN           4   5  .444  2.0        
2018 New York (NL) NYN        4   5  .444  2.0        
2018 Milwaukee MLN            4   5  .444  2.0        
2018 Cincinnati CIN           4   5  .444  2.0        
2018 Arizona ARN              4   5  .444  2.0