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CHW
@BAL
7
3
BOS
@CAL
2
4
CLE
@KCR
4
5
NYY
@MIN
6
4
DET
@OAK
2
3
 
(13)
MIL
@SEA
6
4
TEX
@TOR
8
9
HOU
@ATL
4
12
SDP
@CHC
3
7
MON
@NYM
11
7
 
(10)
CIN
@PHI
3
8
SFG
@PIT
0
1
LAD
@STL
7
6
Saturday, May 2, 1987,
, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 16,748, Time of Game: 2:42
Astros
4
13-10
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Braves
12
10-13
 Won 1 
5th, 5½ GB
W: Randy O'Neal (3-0)
L: Jim Deshaies (2-1)
S: Jim Acker (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  2  0    4  9  1
Braves          0  1  2   0  0  5   4  0  X   12 13  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .211 .283 .379 .662 -0.048 1.52 0.104 -0.152 -0.7 2 2
Billy Hatcher CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .385 .427 .573 1.000 -0.048 0.80 0.034 -0.082 -0.3 2 0 HBP
Denny Walling 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .295 .311 .432 .743 0.019 0.71 0.084 -0.066 -0.8 2 2 2B
Glenn Davis 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .242 .250 .374 .624 -0.096 0.61 0.000 -0.096 -1.0 7 1
Kevin Bass RF 4 1 3 0 0 1 4 .333 .374 .538 .911 0.045 0.89 0.094 -0.049 1.0 3 0 2B
Jose Cruz LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .229 .299 .386 .684 -0.122 1.11 0.001 -0.123 -0.5 0 0
   Dave Meads P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Alan Ashby C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .357 .397 .754 0.004 0.93 0.066 -0.062 -0.8 7 1
Craig Reynolds SS 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .308 .383 .365 .749 0.042 1.18 0.098 -0.055 0.3 1 1 SB,IW
Jim Deshaies P 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 .167 .545 .167 .712 0.008 1.52 0.055 -0.047 0.2 0 2
   Aurelio Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Julio Solano P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Puhl PH-LF 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .259 .310 .407 .718 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.9 0 0 2B
Team Totals 36 4 9 4 3 5 40 .250 .325 .333 .658 -0.195 0.98 0.537 -0.732 -0.7 24 10
2B: K Bass (7, off R O'Neal); D Walling (3, off R O'Neal); T Puhl (4, off J Acker).
IBB: C Reynolds (4, by R O'Neal).
HBP: B Hatcher (2, by R O'Neal).
TB: K Bass 4; D Walling 2; T Puhl 2; A Ashby; C Reynolds; B Doran; B Hatcher.
RBI: T Puhl 2 (3); B Doran (12); C Reynolds (6).
2-out RBI: T Puhl 2; C Reynolds; B Doran.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Walling-B Doran-G Davis.
E: J Deshaies (1).
Baserunning
SB: C Reynolds (2, 2nd base off R O'Neal/O Virgil).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dion James CF 4 3 2 4 1 1 5 .325 .436 .506 .942 -0.010 0.77 0.046 -0.055 3.3 3 0 HR
Rafael Ramirez SS 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .262 .318 .393 .712 0.012 0.88 0.124 -0.112 -0.1 3 3 2B,CS
Gary Roenicke LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .115 .273 .115 .388 -0.051 0.63 0.000 -0.051 -0.6 0 0
   Graig Nettles PH 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 .250 .368 .625 .993 0.129 1.62 0.129 0.000 3.3 HR
   Jim Acker P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Dale Murphy RF 1 0 1 0 4 0 5 .345 .447 .552 .998 0.021 0.63 0.081 -0.061 0.6 0 0 SB,2·CS,IW
Ted Simmons 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .200 .226 .367 .592 0.012 0.65 0.080 -0.068 -0.2 6 1
Ozzie Virgil C 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 .246 .338 .491 .830 0.062 0.45 0.110 -0.048 -0.0 5 0 HR,GDP
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .350 .441 .413 .853 0.110 0.47 0.110 0.000 1.6 3 1 2·2B
Glenn Hubbard 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .478 .444 .923 -0.015 0.82 0.046 -0.061 0.7 5 6
Randy O'Neal P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .100 .182 .100 .282 -0.054 0.98 0.000 -0.054 -0.6 0 0
   Ken Griffey PH-LF 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 .338 .410 .574 .984 0.090 0.92 0.092 -0.002 0.2 2 0
Team Totals 34 12 13 12 8 6 42 .382 .500 .735 1.235 0.306 0.70 0.818 -0.512 7.8 27 11
2B: R Ramirez (5, off J Deshaies); K Oberkfell 2 (5, 2 off J Deshaies).
HR: O Virgil (4, off J Deshaies, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); G Nettles (2, off A Lopez, 6th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); D James (2, off J Solano, 7th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
IBB: D Murphy (4, by J Deshaies).
TB: D James 5; O Virgil 5; K Oberkfell 4; G Nettles 4; R Ramirez 3; G Hubbard; K Griffey; D Murphy; T Simmons.
GIDP: O Virgil (3).
RBI: D James 4 (12); G Nettles 4 (7); T Simmons (3); O Virgil (7); R Ramirez (9); K Griffey (15).
2-out RBI: G Nettles 4; D James 4; T Simmons; O Virgil.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hubbard-T Simmons.
E: G Hubbard (2).
Baserunning
SB: D Murphy (2, 2nd base off J Deshaies/A Ashby).
CS: D Murphy 2 (3, 3rd base by J Deshaies/A Ashby, 2nd base by A Lopez POCS); R Ramirez (2, 2nd base by J Deshaies POCS).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Deshaies, L (2-1) 5.1 8 6 6 4 4 1 4.58 27 28 -0.180 0.92 -1.8
Aurelio Lopez 0.2 1 2 2 2 0 1 3.95 4 2 2 -0.119 0.84 -3.1
Julio Solano 1 4 4 4 1 2 1 18.00 8 0 0 -0.007 0.03 -3.5
Dave Meads 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.04 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 13 12 12 8 6 3 13.50 42 28 2 2 -0.306 0.70 -7.8

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Randy O'Neal, W (3-0) 6 6 2 2 3 4 0 4.38 28 53 0.184 1.35 1.1
Jim Acker, S (1) 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 4.58 12 0 0 0.011 0.07 -0.4
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 3 5 0 2.00 40 53 0 0 0.195 0.98 0.7
Balks: J Deshaies (1).
WP: A Lopez (1); R O'Neal (4).
HBP: R O'Neal (1; B Hatcher).
IBB: R O'Neal (1; C Reynolds); J Deshaies (1; D Murphy).
Pickoffs: A Lopez (1; D Murphy, 2nd base (CS)); J Deshaies (1; R Ramirez, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 16,748.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Atlanta Braves
1 Bill Doran 2B 1 Dion James CF
2 Billy Hatcher CF 2 Rafael Ramirez SS
3 Denny Walling 3B 3 Gary Roenicke LF
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Dale Murphy RF
5 Kevin Bass RF 5 Ted Simmons 1B
6 Jose Cruz LF 6 Ozzie Virgil C
7 Alan Ashby C 7 Ken Oberkfell 3B
8 Craig Reynolds SS 8 Glenn Hubbard 2B
9 Jim Deshaies P 9 Randy O'Neal P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 4-2 2 123 RRRR ATL G. Nettles A. Lopez 13% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Hubbard Scores; Griffey Scores; James Scores
b2 0-0 2 --- R ATL O. Virgil J. Deshaies 11% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t4 1-3 2 12- R HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal -10% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Reynolds Scores; Deshaies to 2B
b6 3-2 1 12- R ATL K. Griffey J. Deshaies 9% 86% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Oberkfell Scores; Hubbard to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- R ATL R. Ramirez J. Deshaies 9% 78% Double to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); James Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Hatcher R. O'Neal -2% 50% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU D. Walling R. O'Neal 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU G. Davis R. O'Neal 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL D. James J. Deshaies -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O ATL R. Ramirez J. Deshaies -2% 51% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O ATL G. Roenicke J. Deshaies -1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU K. Bass R. O'Neal -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU J. Cruz R. O'Neal 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU A. Ashby R. O'Neal 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B; Cruz to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- HOU C. Reynolds R. O'Neal -1% 51% Intentional Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- HOU J. Deshaies R. O'Neal -3% 48% Walk; Cruz to 3B; Reynolds to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 O HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal 8% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- ATL D. Murphy J. Deshaies 4% 59% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 0-0 0 1-- ATL T. Simmons J. Deshaies 3% 61% Murphy Steals 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- O ATL T. Simmons J. Deshaies -4% 57% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O ATL O. Virgil J. Deshaies -6% 51% Murphy Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b2 0-0 2 --- R ATL O. Virgil J. Deshaies 11% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b2 1-0 2 --- ATL K. Oberkfell J. Deshaies 1% 63% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Oberkfell to 1B
b2 1-0 2 1-- O ATL G. Hubbard J. Deshaies -2% 61% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 2-3-4
t3 0-1 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher R. O'Neal 3% 64% Lineout: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- O HOU D. Walling R. O'Neal 2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O HOU G. Davis R. O'Neal 1% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O ATL R. O'Neal J. Deshaies -2% 65% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- ATL D. James J. Deshaies 2% 67% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
b3 1-0 1 1-- ATL R. Ramirez J. Deshaies 2% 69% Balk; James to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- R ATL R. Ramirez J. Deshaies 9% 78% Double to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); James Scores
b3 2-0 1 -2- O ATL G. Roenicke J. Deshaies -2% 75% Foul Flyball: C
b3 2-0 2 -2- ATL D. Murphy J. Deshaies 1% 76% Intentional Walk
b3 2-0 2 12- R ATL T. Simmons J. Deshaies 8% 84% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Ramirez Scores; Murphy to 3B
b3 3-0 2 1-3 O ATL O. Virgil J. Deshaies -3% 81% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 5-6-7
t4 0-3 0 --- HOU K. Bass R. O'Neal -6% 75% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t4 0-3 0 -2- O HOU J. Cruz R. O'Neal 4% 80% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-3 1 -2- O HOU A. Ashby R. O'Neal 4% 84% Fielder's Choice SS; Bass out at 3B/SS-3B; Ashby to 1B
t4 0-3 2 1-- HOU C. Reynolds R. O'Neal -1% 83% Wild Pitch; Ashby to 2B
t4 0-3 2 -2- R HOU C. Reynolds R. O'Neal -7% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ashby Scores
t4 1-3 2 1-- HOU J. Deshaies R. O'Neal -2% 73% Walk; Reynolds to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- R HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal -10% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Reynolds Scores; Deshaies to 2B
t4 2-3 2 12- O HOU B. Hatcher R. O'Neal 5% 68% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 7-8-9
b4 3-2 0 --- ATL K. Oberkfell J. Deshaies 6% 74% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b4 3-2 0 -2- O ATL G. Hubbard J. Deshaies -4% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-2 1 -2- O ATL R. O'Neal J. Deshaies -3% 67% Strikeout
b4 3-2 2 -2- O ATL D. James J. Deshaies -3% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 3-4-5
t5 2-3 0 --- HOU D. Walling R. O'Neal -8% 55% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 2-3 0 -2- O HOU G. Davis R. O'Neal 6% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-3 1 -2- O HOU K. Bass R. O'Neal 5% 66% Strikeout
t5 2-3 2 -2- O HOU J. Cruz R. O'Neal 5% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 2-3-4
b5 3-2 0 --- ATL R. Ramirez J. Deshaies 3% 74% Walk
b5 3-2 0 1-- O ATL G. Roenicke J. Deshaies -6% 69% Ramirez Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b5 3-2 1 --- O ATL G. Roenicke J. Deshaies -2% 67% Flyball: CF
b5 3-2 2 --- ATL D. Murphy J. Deshaies 1% 68% Walk
b5 3-2 2 1-- O ATL T. Simmons J. Deshaies -2% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Randy O'Neal facing 7-8-9
t6 2-3 0 --- HOU A. Ashby R. O'Neal -6% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 2-3 0 1-- O HOU C. Reynolds R. O'Neal 6% 65% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-3 1 1-- O HOU J. Deshaies R. O'Neal 5% 70% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t6 2-3 2 1-- HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal -2% 69% Reynolds Steals 2B
t6 2-3 2 -2- O HOU B. Doran R. O'Neal 5% 74% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 6-7-8
b6 3-2 0 --- O ATL O. Virgil J. Deshaies -2% 72% Flyball: 3B
b6 3-2 1 --- ATL K. Oberkfell J. Deshaies 4% 76% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b6 3-2 1 -2- ATL G. Hubbard J. Deshaies 1% 77% Walk
Ken Griffey pinch hits for Randy O'Neal (P) batting 9th
b6 3-2 1 12- R ATL K. Griffey J. Deshaies 9% 86% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Oberkfell Scores; Hubbard to 2B
Aurelio Lopez replaces Jim Deshaies pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-2 1 12- ATL D. James A. Lopez 3% 89% Wild Pitch; Hubbard to 3B; Griffey to 2B
b6 4-2 1 -23 ATL D. James A. Lopez 0% 90% Walk
b6 4-2 1 123 O ATL R. Ramirez A. Lopez -4% 85% Flyball: RF
Graig Nettles pinch hits for Gary Roenicke (LF) batting 3rd
b6 4-2 2 123 RRRR ATL G. Nettles A. Lopez 13% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Hubbard Scores; Griffey Scores; James Scores
b6 8-2 2 --- ATL D. Murphy A. Lopez 0% 98% Walk
b6 8-2 2 1-- O ATL T. Simmons A. Lopez -0% 98% Murphy Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 8.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Braves' Jim Acker facing 2-3-4
Jim Acker replaces Graig Nettles (PH) pitching and batting 3rd
Ken Griffey moves from PH to LF
t7 2-8 0 --- HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker -1% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t7 2-8 0 1-- OO HOU D. Walling J. Acker 2% 99% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t7 2-8 2 --- O HOU G. Davis J. Acker 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Julio Solano facing 5-6-7
Julio Solano replaces Aurelio Lopez pitching and batting 9th
b7 8-2 0 --- O ATL T. Simmons J. Solano -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 8-2 1 --- ATL O. Virgil J. Solano 0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b7 8-2 1 1-- ATL K. Oberkfell J. Solano 0% 99% Walk; Virgil to 2B
b7 8-2 1 12- ATL G. Hubbard J. Solano 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Virgil to 3B; Oberkfell to 2B
b7 8-2 1 123 O ATL K. Griffey J. Solano -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 8-2 2 123 RRRR ATL D. James J. Solano 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Virgil Scores; Oberkfell Scores; Hubbard Scores
b7 12-2 2 --- ATL R. Ramirez J. Solano 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b7 12-2 2 1-- O ATL J. Acker J. Solano 0% 100% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Braves 12.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-12, Braves' Jim Acker facing 5-6-7
t8 2-12 0 --- HOU K. Bass J. Acker -0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t8 2-12 0 1-- HOU J. Cruz J. Acker -0% 100% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Bass to 2B; Cruz to 1B
t8 2-12 0 12- O HOU A. Ashby J. Acker 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 2-12 1 12- O HOU C. Reynolds J. Acker 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Julio Solano (P) batting 9th
t8 2-12 2 12- RR HOU T. Puhl J. Acker -0% 100% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Bass Scores/unER; Cruz Scores/unER
t8 4-12 2 -2- O HOU B. Doran J. Acker 0% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Braves 12.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 12-4, Astros' Dave Meads facing 4-5-6
Dave Meads replaces Jose Cruz (LF) pitching and batting 6th
Terry Puhl moves from PH to LF
b8 12-4 0 --- ATL D. Murphy D. Meads 0% 100% Walk
b8 12-4 0 1-- O ATL T. Simmons D. Meads 0% 100% Lineout: CF
b8 12-4 1 1-- OO ATL O. Virgil D. Meads -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Braves 12.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-12, Braves' Jim Acker facing 2-3-4
t9 4-12 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 4-12 1 --- O HOU D. Walling J. Acker 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 4-12 2 --- O HOU G. Davis J. Acker 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Braves 12.

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  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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