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Standings
NYY
@ANA
12
5
TOR
@CHW
5
0
MIN
@DET
5
10
BAL
@KCR
4
2
 
(11)
BOS
@OAK
3
4
 
(10)
CLE
@SEA
1
11
HOU
@ATL
3
4
 
(12)
CIN
@COL
4
13
NYM
@LAD
2
3
 
(14)
PIT
@SDP
4
2
PHI
@SFG
0
3
Wednesday, April 9, 1997, 7:40
, Turner Field
Attendance: 33,986, Time of Game: 3:48
Astros
3
5-3
 Lost 2 
1st
at Braves
4
6-2
 Won 6 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Alan Embree (1-0)
L: Jose Lima (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  1
Braves          0  0  0   1  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  1    4  8  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 1 1 0 2 0 6 .364 .447 .485 .932 25 15 -0.008 1.48 0.130 -0.138 0.1 5 7
Bobby Abreu RF 5 0 1 1 1 0 6 .250 .280 .333 .613 16 7 -0.013 1.87 0.141 -0.154 0.5 1 0 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 6 0 1 0 0 1 6 .267 .333 .300 .633 21 14 -0.290 1.96 0.012 -0.302 -1.6 11 1
Derek Bell CF 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .179 .281 .214 .496 24 14 -0.169 1.44 0.037 -0.206 -1.0 3 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 1 1 0 2 0 6 .296 .367 .407 .774 26 11 0.096 1.61 0.212 -0.116 0.7 6 0 2B,SB
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tony Eusebio C 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .250 .308 .250 .558 22 14 -0.007 1.90 0.119 -0.126 0.4 6 2
Russ Johnson 3B 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .222 .222 .333 .556 18 10 -0.063 2.21 0.204 -0.267 -0.0 0 0 2B
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Montgomery LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tim Bogar SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .222 .000 .222 9 4 -0.058 0.98 0.013 -0.071 -0.8 1 3
   Bill Spiers PH-SS-3B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .438 .333 .771 10 3 0.021 2.35 0.082 -0.061 0.1 1 1
Darryl Kile P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 12 8 -0.128 1.52 0.000 -0.128 -1.4 1 2
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .571 .625 1.000 1.625 5 2 -0.025 3.43 0.000 -0.025 -0.2
   John Hudek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pat Listach SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .286 .280 .566 5 4 -0.046 1.84 0.000 -0.046 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 43 3 8 3 7 5 50 .186 .300 .256 .556 193 106 -0.690 1.76 0.950 -1.640 -3.3 35 16
2B: L Gonzalez (3, off D Neagle); B Abreu (2, off D Neagle); R Johnson (1, off D Neagle).
TB: R Johnson 2; B Abreu 2; L Gonzalez 2; T Eusebio 2; C Biggio; D Bell; J Bagwell.
RBI: R Johnson 2 (2); B Abreu (2).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Bogar-C Biggio-J Bagwell; T Eusebio-C Biggio.
E: R Johnson (1).
Baserunning
SB: L Gonzalez (1, 2nd base off P Byrd/J Lopez).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kenny Lofton CF 5 1 1 0 1 0 6 .250 .308 .278 .585 20 8 -0.127 2.02 0.069 -0.196 -0.4 6 0 IW
Michael Tucker RF-LF 5 1 1 0 1 0 6 .269 .345 .385 .729 25 15 -0.068 2.02 0.139 -0.208 -0.1 4 0
Chipper Jones 3B 4 0 2 2 2 1 6 .333 .444 .600 1.044 21 9 0.208 2.15 0.368 -0.159 1.2 1 3 2B,SB
Fred McGriff 1B 5 1 1 1 1 2 6 .303 .343 .424 .767 24 12 0.292 2.44 0.414 -0.122 0.8 15 0
Ryan Klesko LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .217 .240 .304 .544 15 6 0.006 2.08 0.138 -0.132 0.3 2 0
   Paul Byrd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike Mordecai PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 4 2 -0.059 2.28 0.000 -0.059 -0.2
   Eddie Perez C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Javy Lopez C 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .348 .444 .565 1.010 17 12 -0.177 1.71 0.055 -0.232 -1.3 5 0 GDP
   Rafael Belliard PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.066 2.94 0.000 -0.066 -0.2 CS
   Alan Embree P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Lemke 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .190 .217 .238 .455 17 9 -0.026 1.24 0.055 -0.081 -0.3 0 4
   Tony Graffanino PR-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 6 3 -0.028 2.63 0.044 -0.072 -0.2 0 1 SB
Jeff Blauser SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .483 .500 .759 1.259 18 11 -0.078 1.67 0.073 -0.151 -0.5 1 2
Denny Neagle P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 5 -0.035 0.68 0.000 -0.035 -0.3 0 0
   Brad Clontz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Keith Lockhart PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 6 3 -0.021 0.82 0.000 -0.021 -0.1
   Mike Bielecki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Andruw Jones RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .250 .333 .583 8 3 -0.010 3.51 0.004 -0.014 -0.1 2 0 SH
Team Totals 40 4 8 4 8 5 49 .200 .333 .225 .558 186 98 -0.189 1.98 1.359 -1.548 -1.5 36 11
2B: C Jones (2, off D Kile).
SH: A Jones (1, off J Lima).
IBB: K Lofton (1, by J Lima).
TB: C Jones 3; F McGriff; K Lofton; J Blauser; R Klesko; J Lopez; M Tucker.
GIDP: J Lopez (1).
RBI: C Jones 2 (8); R Klesko (2); F McGriff (3).
2-out RBI: F McGriff; R Klesko.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. F McGriff.
Baserunning
SB: C Jones (2, 2nd base off D Kile/T Eusebio); T Graffanino (1, 2nd base off J Hudek/T Eusebio).
CS: R Belliard (1, 2nd base by B Wagner/T Eusebio).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Darryl Kile 8 6 3 3 3 1 0 3.38 32 115 64 39 10 15 16 12 4 0 56 0.121 1.44 1.2
John Hudek 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.00 5 21 8 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.142 2.94 0.5
Billy Wagner 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 6 24 17 8 4 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.284 2.10 1.0
Jose Lima, L (0-1) 0.2 1 1 1 2 0 0 4.50 5 22 9 7 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.019 3.46 -0.3
Tom Martin 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.339 6.39 -1.0
Team Totals 11.2 8 4 4 8 5 0 3.09 49 186 98 58 16 24 20 16 6 0 56 3 1 0.189 1.98 1.5

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Denny Neagle 5.1 8 3 3 2 1 0 3.97 25 89 50 27 9 14 9 13 7 0 39 -0.183 1.26 -1.3
Brad Clontz 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.08 6 16 9 5 0 4 1 4 1 0 2 0 0.194 1.68 2.0
Mike Bielecki 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.86 3 16 11 6 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.109 1.42 0.5
Paul Byrd 3 0 0 0 4 2 0 0.00 13 61 30 16 5 9 4 3 1 0 0 0 0.426 2.74 1.6
Alan Embree, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 3 11 6 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.142 1.85 0.5
Team Totals 12 8 3 3 7 5 0 2.25 50 193 106 58 16 32 14 24 9 0 39 2 0 0.688 1.76 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Kile (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Lima (1; K Lofton).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Tom Hallion.
Time of Game: 3:48.
Attendance: 33,986.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 59° F, Wind 12mph from Left to Right, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Atlanta Braves
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Kenny Lofton CF
2 Bobby Abreu RF 2 Michael Tucker RF
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Chipper Jones 3B
4 Derek Bell CF 4 Fred McGriff 1B
5 Luis Gonzalez LF 5 Ryan Klesko LF
6 Tony Eusebio C 6 Javy Lopez C
7 Russ Johnson 3B 7 Mark Lemke 2B
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Jeff Blauser SS
9 Darryl Kile P 9 Denny Neagle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b12 3-3 2 123 4,(3-0)  R ATL F. McGriff T. Martin 34% 100% Walk; Blauser Scores; Lofton to 3B; Jones to 2B
b6 1-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  RR ATL C. Jones D. Kile 25% 67% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lofton Scores; Tucker Scores
t6 1-1 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR HOU R. Johnson D. Neagle -20% 16% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Bell Scores; Gonzalez Scores; Eusebio to 3B
b11 3-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO ATL T. Graffanino B. Wagner -14% 50% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Belliard Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R HOU B. Abreu D. Neagle -13% 33% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio 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' Denny Neagle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Neagle 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Abreu D. Neagle 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Neagle -1% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell D. Neagle 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL K. Lofton D. Kile -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O ATL M. Tucker D. Kile -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  ATL C. Jones D. Kile 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O ATL F. McGriff D. Kile -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Denny Neagle facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez D. Neagle -6% 44% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio D. Neagle 2% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF); Gonzalez to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --3 3,(2-0)  O HOU R. Johnson D. Neagle 6% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Bogar D. Neagle -1% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Kile D. Neagle 5% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O ATL R. Klesko D. Kile -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL J. Lopez D. Kile -2% 51% Lineout: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL M. Lemke D. Kile -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Denny Neagle facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU C. Biggio D. Neagle -4% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R HOU B. Abreu D. Neagle -13% 33% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores
t3 1-0 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Neagle 4% 37% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell D. Neagle 3% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 1-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez D. Neagle 3% 44% Popfly: 3B (Deep 3B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL J. Blauser D. Kile -3% 41% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b3 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O ATL D. Neagle D. Kile -2% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b3 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL K. Lofton D. Kile -1% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Denny Neagle facing 6-7-8
t4 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Eusebio D. Neagle -4% 34% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU R. Johnson D. Neagle 8% 42% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Eusebio out at 1B/1B
t4 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Bogar D. Neagle 1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  ATL M. Tucker D. Kile 5% 48% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O ATL C. Jones D. Kile -5% 43% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Jones to 1B
b4 0-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  ATL F. McGriff D. Kile 5% 48% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Jones to 2B
b4 0-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O ATL R. Klesko D. Kile -7% 41% Wild Pitch; Jones out at Hm/C-P; McGriff to 3B
b4 0-1 2 --3 3,(2-0)  R ATL R. Klesko D. Kile 12% 53% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); McGriff Scores
b4 1-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O ATL J. Lopez D. Kile -3% 50% Flyball: C/Interference called
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Denny Neagle facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Kile D. Neagle 3% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 1-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Neagle 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t5 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Abreu D. Neagle 1% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O ATL M. Lemke D. Kile -3% 54% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
b5 1-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O ATL J. Blauser D. Kile -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b5 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL D. Neagle D. Kile -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Denny Neagle facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Neagle 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell D. Neagle -4% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 1-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez D. Neagle -5% 45% Walk; Bell to 2B
t6 1-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  HOU T. Eusebio D. Neagle -8% 36% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Bell to 3B; Gonzalez to 2B
t6 1-1 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR HOU R. Johnson D. Neagle -20% 16% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Bell Scores; Gonzalez Scores; Eusebio to 3B
Brad Clontz replaces Denny Neagle pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-1 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Bogar B. Clontz 6% 22% Lineout: SS
t6 3-1 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Kile B. Clontz 5% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b6 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  ATL K. Lofton D. Kile 6% 32% Single to P (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
b6 1-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  ATL M. Tucker D. Kile 9% 41% Single to P (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Lofton to 2B
b6 1-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  RR ATL C. Jones D. Kile 25% 67% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lofton Scores; Tucker Scores
b6 3-3 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O ATL F. McGriff D. Kile -6% 61% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-3 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  ATL R. Klesko D. Kile 2% 63% Walk
b6 3-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  OO ATL J. Lopez D. Kile -13% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Brad Clontz facing 1-2-3
t7 3-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio B. Clontz -6% 44% Walk
t7 3-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Abreu B. Clontz 6% 50% Flyball: CF
t7 3-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell B. Clontz 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t7 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell B. Clontz 4% 59% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b7 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O ATL M. Lemke D. Kile -4% 55% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b7 3-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O ATL J. Blauser D. Kile -3% 52% Flyball: LF
Keith Lockhart pinch hits for Brad Clontz (P) batting 9th
b7 3-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O ATL K. Lockhart D. Kile -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Mike Bielecki facing 5-6-7
Mike Bielecki replaces Keith Lockhart (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Bielecki 5% 55% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
t8 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio M. Bielecki 4% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU R. Johnson M. Bielecki 3% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b8 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL K. Lofton D. Kile -5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b8 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL M. Tucker D. Kile -4% 53% Popfly: 2B
b8 3-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  ATL C. Jones D. Kile 2% 55% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b8 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  ATL F. McGriff D. Kile 3% 58% Jones Steals 2B
b8 3-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  ATL F. McGriff D. Kile 3% 61% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Jones to 3B; McGriff to 1B
b8 3-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O ATL R. Klesko D. Kile -11% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Paul Byrd facing 8-9-1
Paul Byrd replaces Ryan Klesko (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Michael Tucker moves from RF to LF
Andruw Jones replaces Mike Bielecki (P) playing RF batting 9th
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 8th
t9 3-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers P. Byrd -8% 42% Walk
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Darryl Kile (P) batting 9th
t9 3-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU T. Howard P. Byrd 2% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B; Spiers to 2B
t9 3-3 1 -2- 6,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Byrd 9% 54% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
t9 3-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Abreu P. Byrd -1% 53% Walk
t9 3-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell P. Byrd 12% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' John Hudek facing 6-7-8
John Hudek replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Bill Spiers moves from PH to SS
b9 3-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O ATL J. Lopez J. Hudek -6% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  ATL M. Lemke J. Hudek 6% 64% Walk
Tony Graffanino pinch runs for Mark Lemke (2B) batting 7th
b9 3-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O ATL J. Blauser J. Hudek -7% 57% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  ATL A. Jones J. Hudek 4% 61% Graffanino Steals 2B
b9 3-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  ATL A. Jones J. Hudek 0% 61% Walk
b9 3-3 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O ATL K. Lofton J. Hudek -11% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Paul Byrd facing 4-5-6
Tony Graffanino moves from PR to 2B
t10 3-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell P. Byrd 6% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t10 3-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez P. Byrd -6% 50% Walk
t10 3-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio P. Byrd 7% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t10 3-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU R. Johnson P. Byrd -4% 54% Gonzalez Steals 2B
t10 3-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Johnson P. Byrd 11% 64% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 10th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 2-3-4
Billy Wagner replaces Russ Johnson (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Bill Spiers moves from SS to 3B
Pat Listach replaces John Hudek (P) playing SS batting 9th
b10 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL M. Tucker B. Wagner -6% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b10 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL C. Jones B. Wagner -5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b10 3-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL F. McGriff B. Wagner -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 11th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Paul Byrd facing 8-9-1
t11 3-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Spiers P. Byrd 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t11 3-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU P. Listach P. Byrd 5% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t11 3-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio P. Byrd -3% 58% Walk
t11 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Abreu P. Byrd 7% 64% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 11th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 5-6-7
Mike Mordecai pinch hits for Paul Byrd (P) batting 5th
b11 3-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O ATL M. Mordecai B. Wagner -6% 58% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b11 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  ATL J. Lopez B. Wagner 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Rafael Belliard pinch runs for Javy Lopez (C) batting 6th
b11 3-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO ATL T. Graffanino B. Wagner -14% 50% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Belliard Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Top of the 12th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Alan Embree facing 3-4-5
Alan Embree replaces Rafael Belliard (PR) pitching and batting 6th
Eddie Perez replaces Mike Mordecai (PH) playing C batting 5th
t12 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell A. Embree 6% 56% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t12 3-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell A. Embree 5% 61% Flyball: RF
t12 3-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez A. Embree 4% 64% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 12th, Braves Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Jose Lima facing 8-9-1
Jose Lima replaces Luis Gonzalez (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Ray Montgomery replaces Billy Wagner (P) playing LF batting 7th
b12 3-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  ATL J. Blauser J. Lima 7% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b12 3-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O ATL A. Jones J. Lima -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Blauser to 2B
b12 3-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  ATL K. Lofton J. Lima 1% 71% Intentional Walk
b12 3-3 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O ATL M. Tucker J. Lima -10% 61% Flyball: CF
b12 3-3 2 12- 4,(3-0)  ATL C. Jones J. Lima 5% 66% Walk; Blauser to 3B; Lofton to 2B
Tom Martin replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 5th
b12 3-3 2 123 4,(3-0)  R ATL F. McGriff T. Martin 34% 100% Walk; Blauser Scores; Lofton to 3B; Jones to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 4.

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