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MIL
@ANA
5
6
DET
@KCR
9
2
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@MIN
4
0
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@OAK
7
6
BAL
@SEA
4
3
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@TEX
11
5
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@TOR
8
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@ATL
6
11
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@CIN
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@MON
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@NYM
1
3
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2
4
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@PIT
11
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Saturday, May 17, 1997, 7:10
, Turner Field
Attendance: 48,366, Time of Game: 2:37
Cardinals
6
17-23
 Lost 2 
3rd, 4 GB
at Braves
11
28-13
 Won 2 
1st
W: John Smoltz (5-3)
L: Matt Morris (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  2   0  4  0    6  7  1
Braves          0  2  0   3  0  4   2  0  X   11 19  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .269 .308 .403 .711 14 8 0.053 0.50 0.077 -0.024 1.2 1 6 SB
Micah Franklin RF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .364 .462 .909 1.371 12 7 -0.018 0.51 0.026 -0.044 0.9 0 0 HR
Ron Gant LF 3 2 1 1 1 2 4 .221 .306 .427 .734 19 10 -0.039 0.65 0.044 -0.083 0.3 1 0 HR
Ray Lankford CF 4 1 1 4 0 0 4 .400 .500 .763 1.263 17 13 -0.056 0.60 0.008 -0.064 2.0 4 0 HR
John Mabry 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .248 .331 .314 .645 12 10 -0.043 0.41 0.000 -0.043 -0.8 10 1
Gary Gaetti 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .220 .276 .347 .623 6 5 -0.029 0.57 0.000 -0.029 -0.4 1 1
   Mike Gulan PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 12 8 -0.003 0.06 0.000 -0.003 -0.3 0 0
Mike Difelice C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .154 .261 .256 .517 5 4 0.005 0.36 0.013 -0.008 -0.0 1 0
   Brady Raggio P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Sweeney PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .171 .320 .195 .515 1 1 0.001 0.03 0.001 0.000 0.1
   Lance Painter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Willie McGee PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .266 .338 .484 .822 3 3 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Royce Clayton SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .266 .302 .456 .757 17 11 -0.032 0.29 0.000 -0.032 -0.8 3 3
Matt Morris P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 6 4 -0.025 0.97 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 1
   Tom Lampkin C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .202 .264 .321 .585 12 8 -0.012 0.16 0.000 -0.012 -0.6 3 1
Team Totals 34 6 7 6 2 9 36 .206 .250 .471 .721 136 92 -0.202 0.43 0.169 -0.371 1.3 24 15
HR: M Franklin (2, off J Smoltz, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); R Gant (6, off J Smoltz, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs); R Lankford (7, off B Clontz, 8th inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
TB: R Gant 4; R Lankford 4; M Franklin 4; D DeShields 2; M Sweeney; M Difelice.
RBI: R Lankford 4 (22); M Franklin (2); R Gant (22).
2-out RBI: M Franklin; R Gant.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Painter-R Clayton-J Mabry; G Gaetti-D DeShields-J Mabry.
PB: M Difelice (3).
E: R Clayton (2).
Baserunning
SB: D DeShields (9, 2nd base off J Smoltz/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 2 5 2 0 0 5 .367 .415 .461 .876 19 9 0.125 0.69 0.125 0.000 3.6 1 0 3B
   Andruw Jones CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .363 .432 .795 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Michael Tucker RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 .345 .393 .496 .890 16 11 -0.056 0.67 0.001 -0.056 -0.6 1 0 SH,GDP
Chipper Jones 3B 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .307 .389 .457 .846 21 7 0.048 0.62 0.064 -0.016 0.6 1 1 GDP,IW
   Paul Byrd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brad Clontz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Fred McGriff 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 5 .268 .335 .401 .737 14 10 0.017 0.72 0.081 -0.064 1.0 6 2 SF
Ryan Klesko LF 4 1 3 0 1 0 5 .265 .336 .496 .832 16 9 0.042 0.57 0.049 -0.007 0.8 3 0
Javy Lopez C 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .298 .379 .597 .975 17 11 -0.075 0.91 0.020 -0.095 0.2 10 0 2B
Mark Lemke 2B 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .252 .309 .350 .658 17 10 -0.009 0.49 0.037 -0.046 -1.0 2 3
Jeff Blauser SS 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 .398 .470 .672 1.142 17 11 0.198 0.54 0.200 -0.002 2.5 0 1 HR,2B
   Rafael Belliard PR-SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
John Smoltz P 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .435 .500 .522 1.022 7 5 0.007 0.59 0.053 -0.045 -0.0 3 0
   Mike Mordecai PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 3 2 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 38 11 19 10 3 4 43 .500 .524 .684 1.208 147 85 0.297 0.64 0.630 -0.331 6.8 27 8
2B: J Blauser (11, off M Morris); J Lopez (10, off B Raggio).
3B: K Lofton (2, off L Painter).
HR: J Blauser (6, off M Morris, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: F McGriff (2, off M Morris).
SH: M Tucker (2, off M Morris).
IBB: C Jones (4, by M Morris).
TB: K Lofton 7; J Blauser 7; R Klesko 3; J Smoltz 2; J Lopez 2; F McGriff 2; M Tucker; M Lemke; C Jones.
GIDP: M Tucker (2); C Jones (5).
RBI: J Blauser 2 (21); J Lopez 2 (25); K Lofton 2 (18); F McGriff 2 (25); C Jones (29); M Tucker (23).
2-out RBI: J Lopez 2; F McGriff; C Jones.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
E: M Lemke (3).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Smoltz (3rd base by T Lampkin).

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Matt Morris, L (1-2) 4 9 5 4 3 1 1 3.21 23 76 41 26 6 9 9 10 5 0 24 -0.224 1.04 -2.9
Brady Raggio 2 6 4 4 0 2 0 8.47 11 36 23 13 3 7 6 3 3 0 0 0 -0.073 0.28 -3.0
Lance Painter 2 4 2 2 0 1 0 13.50 9 35 21 11 5 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 -0.001 0.02 -1.0
Team Totals 8 19 11 10 3 4 1 11.25 43 147 85 50 14 21 20 16 10 0 24 0 0 -0.298 0.64 -6.8

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
John Smoltz, W (5-3) 7 5 2 2 0 7 2 2.64 26 91 64 37 17 10 9 10 3 0 66 0.200 0.59 1.7
Paul Byrd 0.1 1 3 3 2 0 0 5.87 4 21 10 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -1.1
Brad Clontz 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.71 6 24 18 12 2 4 1 3 0 0 3 3 0.005 0.09 -1.9
Team Totals 9 7 6 6 2 9 3 6.00 36 136 92 54 19 19 12 13 3 0 66 3 3 0.203 0.43 -1.3
Balks: P Byrd (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Morris (1; C Jones).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Greg Bonin.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 48,366.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Atlanta Braves
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Kenny Lofton CF
2 Micah Franklin RF 2 Michael Tucker RF
3 Ron Gant LF 3 Chipper Jones 3B
4 Ray Lankford CF 4 Fred McGriff 1B
5 John Mabry 1B 5 Ryan Klesko LF
6 Gary Gaetti 3B 6 Javy Lopez C
7 Mike Difelice C 7 Mark Lemke 2B
8 Royce Clayton SS 8 Jeff Blauser SS
9 Matt Morris P 9 John Smoltz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR ATL J. Blauser M. Morris 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lemke Scores
b1 0-0 2 123 3,(2-0)  O ATL J. Lopez M. Morris -7% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O ATL F. McGriff M. Morris -6% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant J. Smoltz 6% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL R. Gant J. Smoltz -4% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Smoltz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL D. DeShields J. Smoltz -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL M. Franklin J. Smoltz 3% 50% Foul Popfly: C (3B-C Foul)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL R. Gant J. Smoltz -4% 46% DeShields Steals 2B; DeShields to 3B/Adv on E4
t1 0-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant J. Smoltz 6% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Lankford J. Smoltz 4% 55% Groundout: P unassisted (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL K. Lofton M. Morris 3% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  ATL M. Tucker M. Morris 2% 61% Passed Ball; Lofton to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O ATL M. Tucker M. Morris -1% 59% Flyball: CF; Lofton to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 4,(3-0)  ATL C. Jones M. Morris 2% 61% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O ATL F. McGriff M. Morris -6% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  ATL R. Klesko M. Morris 2% 57% Walk; Jones to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 3,(2-0)  O ATL J. Lopez M. Morris -7% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Smoltz facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL J. Mabry J. Smoltz 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Smoltz 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  STL M. Difelice J. Smoltz -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Smoltz 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  ATL M. Lemke M. Morris 4% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR ATL J. Blauser M. Morris 16% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lemke Scores
b2 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL J. Smoltz M. Morris -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
b2 2-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  ATL K. Lofton M. Morris 2% 75% Single to C (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
b2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO ATL M. Tucker M. Morris -4% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' John Smoltz facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL M. Morris J. Smoltz 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL D. DeShields J. Smoltz 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Franklin J. Smoltz 1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O ATL C. Jones M. Morris -2% 75% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  ATL F. McGriff M. Morris 2% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 2-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  ATL R. Klesko M. Morris 2% 79% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); McGriff to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O ATL J. Lopez M. Morris -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B); McGriff to 3B; Klesko to 2B
b3 2-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O ATL M. Lemke M. Morris -4% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' John Smoltz facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Gant J. Smoltz 3% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Lankford J. Smoltz 2% 77% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Mabry J. Smoltz 1% 78% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 8-9-1
b4 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  ATL J. Blauser M. Morris 4% 83% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
b4 2-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  ATL J. Smoltz M. Morris 4% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Blauser to 3B
b4 2-0 0 1-3 3,(2-0)  R ATL K. Lofton M. Morris 3% 90% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Blauser Scores; Smoltz to 2B
b4 3-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O ATL M. Tucker M. Morris 0% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Smoltz to 3B; Lofton to 2B
b4 3-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  ATL C. Jones M. Morris 0% 90% Intentional Walk
b4 3-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RRO ATL F. McGriff M. Morris 4% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Smoltz Scores; Lofton Scores/Adv on E6 (throw)/unER/No RBI; Jones to 2B
b4 5-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O ATL R. Klesko M. Morris -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' John Smoltz facing 6-7-8
t5 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Smoltz 1% 95% Popfly: 1B (Deep 1B)
t5 0-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Difelice J. Smoltz 1% 96% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
t5 0-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Smoltz 0% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Brady Raggio facing 6-7-8
Brady Raggio replaces Mike Difelice (C) pitching and batting 7th
Tom Lampkin replaces Matt Morris (P) playing C batting 9th
b5 5-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL J. Lopez B. Raggio -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b5 5-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O ATL M. Lemke B. Raggio -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 5-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O ATL J. Blauser B. Raggio -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' John Smoltz facing 9-1-2
t6 0-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL T. Lampkin J. Smoltz 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t6 0-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL D. DeShields J. Smoltz 1% 97% Lineout: 2B
t6 0-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R STL M. Franklin J. Smoltz -3% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t6 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL R. Gant J. Smoltz -4% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t6 2-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Lankford J. Smoltz 1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Brady Raggio facing 9-1-2
b6 5-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  ATL J. Smoltz B. Raggio 1% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 5-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  ATL K. Lofton B. Raggio 2% 94% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Smoltz to 2B
b6 5-2 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O ATL M. Tucker B. Raggio -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Smoltz to 3B; Tucker to 1B
b6 5-2 1 1-3 1,(1-0)  O ATL C. Jones B. Raggio -3% 90% Smoltz Picked off 3B (C-3B); Tucker to 2B
b6 5-2 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R ATL C. Jones B. Raggio 4% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Tucker Scores; Jones to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 6-2 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R ATL F. McGriff B. Raggio 2% 97% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Jones Scores
b6 7-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  ATL R. Klesko B. Raggio 0% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); McGriff to 2B
b6 7-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RR ATL J. Lopez B. Raggio 2% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); McGriff Scores; Klesko Scores
b6 9-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O ATL M. Lemke B. Raggio -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 9.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-9, Braves' John Smoltz facing 5-6-7
t7 2-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Mabry J. Smoltz 0% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
Mike Gulan pinch hits for Gary Gaetti (3B) batting 6th
t7 2-9 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. Gulan J. Smoltz 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Mark Sweeney pinch hits for Brady Raggio (P) batting 7th
t7 2-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Sweeney J. Smoltz -0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 2-9 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Smoltz 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-2, Cardinals' Lance Painter facing 8-9-1
Lance Painter replaces Mark Sweeney (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Mike Gulan moves from PH to 3B
b7 9-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  ATL J. Blauser L. Painter 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Mike Mordecai pinch hits for John Smoltz (P) batting 9th
Rafael Belliard pinch runs for Jeff Blauser (SS) batting 8th
b7 9-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O ATL M. Mordecai L. Painter -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 9-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  R ATL K. Lofton L. Painter 0% 100% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Belliard Scores
b7 10-2 1 --3 4,(1-2)  R ATL M. Tucker L. Painter 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lofton Scores
b7 11-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO ATL C. Jones L. Painter -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (P's Left)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 11.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-11, Braves' Paul Byrd facing 9-1-2
Paul Byrd replaces Chipper Jones (3B) pitching and batting 3rd
Mike Mordecai moves from PH to 3B
Rafael Belliard moves from PR to SS
Andruw Jones replaces Kenny Lofton playing CF batting 1st
t8 2-11 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL T. Lampkin P. Byrd 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-11 1 --- 4,(2-1)  STL D. DeShields P. Byrd -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 2-11 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL M. Franklin P. Byrd -0% 100% Walk; DeShields to 2B
t8 2-11 1 12- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Gant P. Byrd -0% 100% Balk; DeShields to 3B; Franklin to 2B
t8 2-11 1 -23 7,(3-2)  STL R. Gant P. Byrd -0% 100% Walk
Brad Clontz replaces Paul Byrd pitching and batting 3rd
t8 2-11 1 123 9,(3-2)  RRRR STL R. Lankford B. Clontz -1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); DeShields Scores; Franklin Scores; Gant Scores
t8 6-11 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Mabry B. Clontz 0% 99% Flyball: LF
t8 6-11 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL M. Gulan B. Clontz 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 11.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 11-6, Cardinals' Lance Painter facing 4-5-6
b8 11-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL F. McGriff L. Painter -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b8 11-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL R. Klesko L. Painter 0% 99% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 11-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O ATL J. Lopez L. Painter -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
b8 11-6 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O ATL M. Lemke L. Painter -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 11.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 6-11, Braves' Brad Clontz facing 7-8-9
Willie McGee pinch hits for Lance Painter (P) batting 7th
t9 6-11 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL W. McGee B. Clontz 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-11 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Clayton B. Clontz 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t9 6-11 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL T. Lampkin B. Clontz 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 11.

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