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Scores
Standings
NYM
@BAL
4
1
ATL
@BOS
7
3
HOU
@CHW
1
3
CHC
@CLE
5
9
PHI
@DET
1
2
STL
@KCR
5
4
PIT
@MIL
2
3
CIN
@MIN
6
8
MON
@NYY
2
3
FLA
@TOR
8
3
OAK
@COL
4
10
SEA
@LAD
3
1
 
(10)
TEX
@SDP
3
5
ANA
@SFG
7
4
Sunday, August 31, 1997, 1:07
, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 22,916, Time of Game: 3:18
Astros
1
70-66
 Lost 4 
1st
at White Sox
3
68-68
 Won 3 
3rd, 4 GB
W: James Baldwin (11-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  7  0
White Sox       0  0  1   0  2  0   0  0  X    3  9  0

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 0 1 0 0 0 5 .308 .405 .503 .908 14 7 -0.096 1.60 0.094 -0.190 -0.5 2 4 3·SB,CS,HBP
Bill Spiers 1B 2 0 1 0 3 0 5 .323 .442 .470 .912 24 7 0.139 1.27 0.155 -0.016 0.8 9 1 SB
Jeff Bagwell DH 4 1 1 0 0 2 5 .286 .423 .588 1.011 16 12 -0.150 2.01 0.053 -0.204 -0.8 2B,HBP
Derek Bell RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .275 .348 .444 .793 16 10 0.042 1.69 0.127 -0.086 0.5 4 0 GDP
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258 .346 .361 .706 14 9 -0.206 2.00 0.000 -0.206 -1.7 2 0
Chuck Carr CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .246 .307 .379 .687 23 15 -0.039 1.25 0.053 -0.092 -0.2 0 0 SB
Russ Johnson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .267 .340 .356 .696 22 11 -0.050 1.03 0.025 -0.075 -0.4 0 1
Tony Pena C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .153 .232 .167 .398 9 6 -0.117 1.45 0.000 -0.117 -1.1 3 1
   Brad Ausmus PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .320 .360 .681 4 2 -0.014 0.54 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 1 0
Tim Bogar SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .245 .313 .382 .695 18 12 -0.080 0.99 0.000 -0.080 -0.8 2 3
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .249 .329 .357 .686 4 2 0.077 1.56 0.077 0.000 0.4
Shane Reynolds P 1 3
   John Hudek P 0 0
   Tom Martin P 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 7 1 5 8 39 .219 .359 .250 .609 164 93 -0.494 1.48 0.584 -1.080 -3.8 24 13
2B: J Bagwell (34, off J Baldwin).
HBP: J Bagwell (11, by J Baldwin); C Biggio (25, by J Baldwin).
TB: D Bell 2; J Bagwell 2; T Howard; C Biggio; C Carr; B Spiers.
GIDP: D Bell (14).
RBI: D Bell (58).
2-out RBI: D Bell.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Biggio-T Bogar-B Spiers; T Bogar-C Biggio-B Spiers.
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio 3 (35, 3rd base off J Baldwin/J Fabregas, 2nd base off J Baldwin/J Fabregas, 2nd base off M Karchner/J Fabregas); B Spiers (8, 2nd base off J Baldwin/J Fabregas); C Carr (12, 2nd base off J Baldwin/J Fabregas).
CS: C Biggio (9, 3rd base by M Karchner/J Fabregas).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ray Durham 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .331 .368 .699 18 12 -0.068 0.66 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 1 2
Dave Martinez RF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .283 .353 .419 .772 19 12 0.051 0.55 0.062 -0.011 0.4 1 0
Frank Thomas DH 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .352 .456 .623 1.079 19 12 0.002 0.88 0.062 -0.059 -0.1 GDP
Albert Belle LF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .273 .332 .495 .827 9 6 0.242 1.23 0.248 -0.006 2.4 1 0 2B
Robin Ventura 3B 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .302 .424 .472 .896 15 6 0.074 1.19 0.128 -0.054 1.4 3 5
Mike Cameron CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .343 .439 .781 22 13 0.027 0.97 0.046 -0.019 0.5 1 0
Mario Valdez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .225 .343 .292 .635 13 11 -0.146 1.01 0.000 -0.146 -2.3 8 0
Jorge Fabregas C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .260 .289 .365 .654 16 11 -0.122 1.00 0.000 -0.122 -2.1 9 1 GDP
Ozzie Guillen SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248 .283 .332 .614 10 7 -0.055 0.68 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 3 2
James Baldwin P 0 0
   Tony Castillo P 0 0
   Keith Foulke P 0 0
   Matt Karchner P 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 9 3 4 5 35 .290 .371 .323 .694 141 90 0.005 0.92 0.546 -0.540 -1.3 27 10
2B: A Belle (37, off S Reynolds).
TB: A Belle 4; D Martinez 2; F Thomas 2; R Ventura; M Cameron.
GIDP: J Fabregas (14); F Thomas (12).
RBI: A Belle 2 (100); R Ventura (15).
2-out RBI: A Belle.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Ventura-M Valdez.

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
Shane Reynolds, L (6-9) 6.1 9 3 3 2 3 0 4.50 29 114 73 39 10 24 13 11 7 0 44 -0.036 1.03 0.4
John Hudek 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.48 2 7 5 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.014 0.28 0.3
Tom Martin 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.39 4 20 12 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.016 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 3 3 4 5 0 3.38 35 141 90 52 11 27 14 12 7 0 44 0 0 -0.006 0.92 1.3

Chicago White Sox

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
James Baldwin, W (11-13) 6.2 6 1 1 4 6 0 4.87 31 134 76 42 9 25 12 7 2 0 60 0.303 1.33 2.5
Tony Castillo, H (14) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.17 3 12 7 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.098 1.22 0.7
Keith Foulke, H (3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.98 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.014 0.54 0.1
Matt Karchner, S (12) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.08 4 15 9 4 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.078 2.60 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 5 8 0 1.00 39 165 94 50 12 32 14 10 3 0 60 1 0 0.493 1.48 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Baldwin 2 (5; J Bagwell, C Biggio).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Johnson, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Gary Cederstrom.
Time of Game: 3:18.
Attendance: 22,916.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Wind 13mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago White Sox
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Ray Durham 2B
2 Bill Spiers 1B 2 Dave Martinez RF
3 Jeff Bagwell DH 3 Frank Thomas DH
4 Derek Bell RF 4 Albert Belle LF
5 Luis Gonzalez LF 5 Robin Ventura 3B
6 Chuck Carr CF 6 Mike Cameron CF
7 Russ Johnson 3B 7 Mario Valdez 1B
8 Tony Pena C 8 Jorge Fabregas C
9 Tim Bogar SS 9 Ozzie Guillen SS
Shane Reynolds P James Baldwin P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  R CHW A. Belle S. Reynolds 12% 67% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Martinez Scores; Thomas to 3B
t5 0-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Baldwin 10% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHW A. Belle S. Reynolds 9% 83% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Martinez Scores; Thomas to 2B
t9 1-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Karchner 9% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B

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, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Baldwin 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU B. Spiers J. Baldwin -2% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Baldwin -3% 46% Hit By Pitch; Spiers to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O CHW R. Durham S. Reynolds -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CHW D. Martinez S. Reynolds 2% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO CHW F. Thomas S. Reynolds -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Baldwin 2% 52% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr J. Baldwin 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU R. Johnson J. Baldwin 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW A. Belle S. Reynolds 4% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHW R. Ventura S. Reynolds 6% 64% Walk; Belle to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O CHW M. Cameron S. Reynolds -0% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B); Belle to 3B; Ventura to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O CHW M. Valdez S. Reynolds -8% 56% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O CHW J. Fabregas S. Reynolds -6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Pena J. Baldwin 3% 53% Lineout: CF (Short CF-RF)
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Baldwin 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio J. Baldwin -1% 53% Hit By Pitch
t3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Spiers J. Baldwin -1% 52% Biggio Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers J. Baldwin -1% 51% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Baldwin 5% 56% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW O. Guillen S. Reynolds -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW R. Durham S. Reynolds -2% 51% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  CHW D. Martinez S. Reynolds 1% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHW F. Thomas S. Reynolds 3% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Martinez to 3B
b3 0-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  R CHW A. Belle S. Reynolds 12% 67% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Martinez Scores; Thomas to 3B
b3 1-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O CHW R. Ventura S. Reynolds -5% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin -5% 57% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Baldwin 4% 62% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t4 0-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr J. Baldwin 4% 65% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t4 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Johnson J. Baldwin -3% 63% Walk; Bell to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Pena J. Baldwin 5% 68% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHW M. Cameron S. Reynolds 3% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHW M. Valdez S. Reynolds -3% 69% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Valdez to 1B
b4 1-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHW J. Fabregas S. Reynolds -3% 66% Popfly: LF (Short LF-CF)
b4 1-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHW O. Guillen S. Reynolds -2% 64% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 9-1-2
t5 0-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Baldwin 3% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU C. Biggio J. Baldwin -4% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 0-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers J. Baldwin -5% 58% Walk; Biggio to 2B
t5 0-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Baldwin 6% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin -2% 62% Biggio Steals 3B; Spiers Steals 2B
t5 0-1 2 -23 7,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin -2% 60% Walk
t5 0-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Baldwin 10% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 1-2-3
b5 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHW R. Durham S. Reynolds -2% 68% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b5 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  CHW D. Martinez S. Reynolds 2% 71% Walk
b5 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  CHW F. Thomas S. Reynolds 3% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive); Martinez to 2B
b5 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHW A. Belle S. Reynolds 9% 83% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Martinez Scores; Thomas to 2B
b5 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHW R. Ventura S. Reynolds 6% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive); Thomas Scores; Belle to 2B
b5 3-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHW M. Cameron S. Reynolds -2% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Belle to 3B; Cameron to 1B
b5 3-0 2 1-3 4,(0-2)  O CHW M. Valdez S. Reynolds -2% 86% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 6-7-8
t6 0-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU C. Carr J. Baldwin -4% 82% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t6 0-3 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU R. Johnson J. Baldwin 3% 84% Strikeout Looking, Carr Steals 2B
t6 0-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Pena J. Baldwin 4% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-3 2 -2- 8,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Baldwin 3% 91% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 8-9-1
b6 3-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O CHW J. Fabregas S. Reynolds -1% 90% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b6 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHW O. Guillen S. Reynolds -1% 89% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW R. Durham S. Reynolds -0% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' James Baldwin facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Baldwin 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Baldwin 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Baldwin -2% 91% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t7 0-3 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  R HOU D. Bell J. Baldwin -6% 85% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Bagwell Scores
Tony Castillo replaces James Baldwin pitching
t7 1-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez T. Castillo 3% 88% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 2-3-4
b7 3-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHW D. Martinez S. Reynolds -1% 87% Lineout: RF
John Hudek replaces Shane Reynolds pitching
b7 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW F. Thomas J. Hudek -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW A. Belle J. Hudek -1% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Tony Castillo facing 6-7-8
t8 1-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Carr T. Castillo 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Johnson T. Castillo 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
Keith Foulke replaces Tony Castillo pitching
Brad Ausmus pinch hits for Tony Pena (C) batting 8th
t8 1-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus K. Foulke 1% 94% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Tom Martin facing 5-6-7
Tom Martin replaces John Hudek pitching
Brad Ausmus moves from PH to C
b8 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW R. Ventura T. Martin 1% 95% Walk
b8 3-1 0 1-- 10,(3-2)  CHW M. Cameron T. Martin 1% 96% Walk; Ventura to 2B
b8 3-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHW M. Valdez T. Martin -1% 95% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b8 3-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHW J. Fabregas T. Martin -3% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Matt Karchner facing 9-1-2
Matt Karchner replaces Keith Foulke pitching
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 9th
t9 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU T. Howard M. Karchner -8% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 1-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Karchner 7% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Biggio to 1B
t9 1-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Spiers M. Karchner -1% 90% Biggio Steals 2B
t9 1-3 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers M. Karchner -7% 83% Walk
t9 1-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Karchner 9% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell M. Karchner 8% 100% Biggio Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, White Sox 3.

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  • 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.

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