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@BAL
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3
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@BOS
2
6
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@MIL
3
7
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@MIN
0
7
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@NYY
9
2
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@TEX
5
9
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3
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9
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7
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2
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@SDP
6
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@SFG
2
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@STL
5
3
Monday, August 22, 1988, 7:05
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 30,417, Time of Game: 2:47
Astros
9
68-57
 Won 2 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Cubs
7
60-62
 Lost 2 
4th, 11 GB
W: Juan Agosto (10-0)
L: Rich Gossage (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  4   0  0  0   0  0  2   3    9 13  3
Cubs            0  2  1   0  0  0   0  3  0   1    7 10  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 .255 .666 12 9 0.113 0.75 0.145 -0.032 1.2 3 0 2B
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .259 .686 13 9 -0.076 0.90 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 0 7 2·SH
Terry Puhl RF 3 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .862 10 5 0.003 0.85 0.058 -0.055 -0.0 4 0 CS
   Kevin Bass PH-RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 .255 .702 12 8 0.161 1.12 0.161 0.000 1.6 0 0
Glenn Davis 1B 5 0 1 1 0 3 .277 .841 20 14 -0.090 0.87 0.019 -0.108 -0.7 13 0 CS
Buddy Bell 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .243 .649 10 9 -0.101 0.90 0.004 -0.105 -0.5 0 0
Billy Hatcher LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .268 .673 13 10 0.030 0.61 0.076 -0.046 -0.3 0 0 2B
Rafael Ramirez SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 .265 .653 12 10 0.344 1.40 0.366 -0.022 1.8 3 3
Alex Trevino C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .253 .717 8 6 0.081 1.14 0.123 -0.043 0.7 5 0 2B
   Denny Walling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .631 1 1 -0.060 2.23 0.000 -0.060 -0.2
   Juan Agosto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Scott P 2 1 1 2 0 1 .098 .213 9 5 0.118 1.31 0.134 -0.016 1.0 0 1 2B
   John Fishel PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .286 5 3 -0.015 0.61 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
   Joaquin Andujar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .669 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Craig Biggio C 1 1 1 1 0 0 .198 .553 2 2 0.349 2.25 0.349 0.000 1.0 2 0 HR
Team Totals 40 9 13 8 0 9 .325 .825 127 91 0.857 0.99 1.435 -0.578 4.5 30 11
2B: M Scott (1, off R Sutcliffe); A Trevino (15, off R Sutcliffe); G Young (16, off R Sutcliffe); B Hatcher (23, off R Gossage).
HR: C Biggio (1, off R Gossage; 10th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF).
SH: B Doran 2 (3, 1 off D Hall, 1 off R Sutcliffe).
TB: C Biggio 4; G Young 4; M Scott 2; R Ramirez 2; B Hatcher 2; A Trevino 2; K Bass; T Puhl; B Bell; G Davis.
RBI: M Scott 2 (5); R Ramirez 2 (46); G Davis (85); T Puhl (19); G Young (30); C Biggio (2).
2-out RBI: R Ramirez 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 5 for 7.
Fielding
E: A Trevino (6); R Ramirez (19); B Bell (10).
Baserunning
CS: T Puhl (3, 2nd base by R Sutcliffe/D Berryhill); G Davis (2, 3rd base by D Hall POCS).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mitch Webster CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .682 7 6 -0.093 1.37 0.062 -0.154 -0.4 0 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 1 1 0 2 1 .255 .719 18 9 0.172 1.49 0.255 -0.083 1.2 4 5 3B,2·SB
Mark Grace 1B 5 0 0 1 0 1 .306 .801 16 10 -0.176 1.73 0.000 -0.176 -1.0 12 1
Andre Dawson RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .311 .868 13 9 -0.002 1.49 0.141 -0.143 -0.3 3 0
Rafael Palmeiro LF 5 2 2 0 0 1 .305 .764 12 8 -0.121 1.71 0.065 -0.186 -0.4 1 0 SB
Vance Law 3B 5 2 0 0 0 1 .292 .754 9 7 -0.042 1.74 0.098 -0.139 0.1 1 3
Damon Berryhill C 5 2 3 5 0 0 .287 .749 11 9 0.718 1.87 0.775 -0.057 4.0 9 1 2·HR
Shawon Dunston SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 .259 .651 15 10 -0.015 0.73 0.050 -0.065 -0.1 0 3
Rick Sutcliffe P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .330 3 2 -0.035 1.20 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 1
   Gary Varsho PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .585 1 1 -0.047 1.91 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
   Frank DiPino P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 2 2 -0.003 0.10 0.000 -0.003 -0.1 0 1
   Rich Gossage P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Drew Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 42 7 10 6 2 5 .238 .701 107 73 0.356 1.49 1.446 -1.088 2.5 30 16
3B: R Sandberg (7, off M Scott).
HR: D Berryhill 2 (4, 1 off M Scott, 1 off J Andujar; 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF; 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
TB: D Berryhill 9; R Sandberg 3; R Palmeiro 2; S Dunston 2; M Webster; A Dawson.
RBI: D Berryhill 5 (25); M Grace (41).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
E: M Webster (5).
Baserunning
SB: R Sandberg 2 (18, 2nd base off M Scott/A Trevino 2); R Palmeiro (9, 2nd base off M Scott/A Trevino).

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
Mike Scott 7 7 3 3 2 2 1 2.56 30 75 50 37 9 4 14 11 3 1 51 0.131 1.33 0.2
Joaquin Andujar, BS (1) 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 4.15 6 15 10 8 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 -0.650 2.56 -2.5
Juan Agosto, W (10-0) 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 2.16 8 17 13 9 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0.162 1.37 -0.1
Team Totals 10 10 7 5 2 5 2 4.50 44 107 73 54 13 6 21 15 3 1 51 0 0 -0.357 1.49 -2.5

Chicago Cubs

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
Rick Sutcliffe 7 5 4 4 0 5 0 3.65 25 62 45 30 4 11 11 9 4 0 56 -0.131 0.84 -0.8
Frank DiPino 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.67 4 19 12 3 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.046 0.67 0.5
Rich Gossage, BS (9), L (2-2) 1 4 3 3 0 1 1 4.36 7 26 17 8 3 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 -0.656 2.22 -2.5
Drew Hall 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 8.44 6 20 17 10 4 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 -0.116 0.48 -1.5
Team Totals 10 13 9 8 0 9 1 7.20 42 127 91 51 17 23 18 15 6 0 56 0 0 -0.857 0.99 -4.5
R Gossage faced 1 batter in the 10th inning.
Balks: J Agosto (4).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Hall (1; G Davis, 3rd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Night, Drizzle.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Gerald Young CF 1 Mitch Webster CF
2 Bill Doran 2B 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Terry Puhl RF 3 Mark Grace 1B
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Andre Dawson RF
5 Buddy Bell 3B 5 Rafael Palmeiro LF
6 Billy Hatcher LF 6 Vance Law 3B
7 Rafael Ramirez SS 7 Damon Berryhill C
8 Alex Trevino C 8 Shawon Dunston SS
9 Mike Scott P 9 Rick Sutcliffe P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 3-4 1 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR CHC D. Berryhill J. Andujar -55% 6% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Palmeiro Scores; Law Scores/unER
t10 6-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU C. Biggio R. Gossage 35% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t9 4-6 2 -23 6,(2-2)  RR HOU R. Ramirez R. Gossage 32% 43% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bell Scores; Hatcher Scores
b2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHC D. Berryhill M. Scott -19% 25% Home Run; Palmeiro Scores
t3 0-2 0 -23 3,(2-0)  RR HOU M. Scott R. Sutcliffe 13% 57% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ramirez Scores; Trevino 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, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Young R. Sutcliffe -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Doran R. Sutcliffe -1% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Puhl R. Sutcliffe -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Webster M. Scott -6% 39% Single to C/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Webster to 2B/Adv on E2 (throw to 1B)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Sandberg M. Scott 4% 43% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace M. Scott 3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Dawson M. Scott 3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Davis R. Sutcliffe -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Bell R. Sutcliffe -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Hatcher R. Sutcliffe -1% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Palmeiro M. Scott -4% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC V. Law M. Scott 4% 45% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHC D. Berryhill M. Scott -19% 25% Home Run; Palmeiro Scores
b2 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Dunston M. Scott -2% 24% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b2 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Sutcliffe M. Scott 1% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dunston to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Webster M. Scott 2% 27% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Ramirez R. Sutcliffe 4% 31% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t3 0-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU A. Trevino R. Sutcliffe 12% 44% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Ramirez to 3B
t3 0-2 0 -23 3,(2-0)  RR HOU M. Scott R. Sutcliffe 13% 57% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ramirez Scores; Trevino Scores
t3 2-2 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU G. Young R. Sutcliffe 11% 68% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line); Scott Scores
t3 3-2 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Doran R. Sutcliffe -1% 67% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Young to 3B
t3 3-2 1 --3 3,(2-0)  R HOU T. Puhl R. Sutcliffe 6% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive); Young Scores
t3 4-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Davis R. Sutcliffe -3% 70% Puhl Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU G. Davis R. Sutcliffe -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Mike Scott facing 2-3-4
b3 2-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHC R. Sandberg M. Scott -11% 59% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b3 2-4 0 --3 4,(1-2)  RO CHC M. Grace M. Scott 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sandberg Scores
b3 3-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC A. Dawson M. Scott 2% 62% Foul Flyball: C
b3 3-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Palmeiro M. Scott -2% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 3-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC V. Law M. Scott -1% 60% Palmeiro Steals 2B
b3 3-4 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC V. Law M. Scott 4% 63% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 5-6-7
t4 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Bell R. Sutcliffe -2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 4-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Hatcher R. Sutcliffe -2% 60% Flyball: RF
t4 4-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU R. Ramirez R. Sutcliffe -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
b4 3-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC D. Berryhill M. Scott 3% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 3-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Dunston M. Scott -3% 58% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b4 3-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Sutcliffe M. Scott 2% 61% Groundout: P-1B; Dunston to 2B
b4 3-4 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Webster M. Scott 4% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 8-9-1
t5 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU A. Trevino R. Sutcliffe -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 4-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Scott R. Sutcliffe -2% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU G. Young R. Sutcliffe -1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Mike Scott facing 2-3-4
b5 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC R. Sandberg M. Scott -6% 55% Walk
b5 3-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Grace M. Scott -4% 51% Sandberg Steals 2B
b5 3-4 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. Grace M. Scott 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Sandberg to 3B
b5 3-4 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Dawson M. Scott 9% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-4 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Palmeiro M. Scott 6% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 2-3-4
t6 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Doran R. Sutcliffe -2% 65% Flyball: RF
t6 4-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Puhl R. Sutcliffe -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Davis R. Sutcliffe -1% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Mike Scott facing 6-7-8
b6 3-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC V. Law M. Scott 4% 66% Flyball: CF
b6 3-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Berryhill M. Scott 3% 69% Flyball: SS
b6 3-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Dunston M. Scott 2% 71% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Rick Sutcliffe facing 5-6-7
t7 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Bell R. Sutcliffe -2% 69% Flyball: 2B
t7 4-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Hatcher R. Sutcliffe -2% 67% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Ramirez R. Sutcliffe -1% 66% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Mike Scott facing 9-1-2
Gary Varsho pinch hits for Rick Sutcliffe (P) batting 9th
b7 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Varsho M. Scott 5% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Webster M. Scott 3% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 3-4 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC R. Sandberg M. Scott -3% 71% Walk
b7 3-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC M. Grace M. Scott -2% 69% Sandberg Steals 2B
b7 3-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace M. Scott 7% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Frank DiPino facing 8-9-1
Frank DiPino replaces Gary Varsho (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU A. Trevino F. DiPino -2% 74% Groundout: P-1B
John Fishel pinch hits for Mike Scott (P) batting 9th
t8 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Fishel F. DiPino -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU G. Young F. DiPino 1% 74% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t8 4-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Doran F. DiPino -2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
Joaquin Andujar replaces John Fishel (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC A. Dawson J. Andujar -10% 62% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
b8 3-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC R. Palmeiro J. Andujar 9% 71% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 3-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC V. Law J. Andujar -9% 61% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Palmeiro to 2B
b8 3-4 1 12- 3,(2-0)  RRR CHC D. Berryhill J. Andujar -55% 6% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Palmeiro Scores; Law Scores/unER
b8 6-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Dunston J. Andujar 0% 6% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC F. DiPino J. Andujar 0% 7% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 6.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-6, Cubs' Rich Gossage facing 3-4-5
Rich Gossage replaces Frank DiPino pitching and batting 9th
Kevin Bass pinch hits for Terry Puhl (RF) batting 3rd
t9 4-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU K. Bass R. Gossage 7% 14% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 4-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU G. Davis R. Gossage -6% 8% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Bell R. Gossage -5% 3% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-6 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU B. Hatcher R. Gossage 8% 11% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bell to 3B
t9 4-6 2 -23 6,(2-2)  RR HOU R. Ramirez R. Gossage 32% 43% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bell Scores; Hatcher Scores
Denny Walling pinch hits for Alex Trevino (C) batting 8th
t9 6-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Walling R. Gossage -6% 37% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 6-6, Astros' Juan Agosto facing 1-2-3
Juan Agosto replaces Denny Walling (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Craig Biggio replaces Joaquin Andujar (P) playing C batting 9th
Kevin Bass moves from PH to RF
b9 6-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Webster J. Agosto 5% 43% Flyball: CF
b9 6-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg J. Agosto 4% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b9 6-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace J. Agosto 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 6.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 6-6, Cubs' Rich Gossage facing 9-1-2
t10 6-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU C. Biggio R. Gossage 35% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
Drew Hall replaces Rich Gossage pitching and batting 9th
t10 7-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU G. Young D. Hall 2% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t10 7-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Doran D. Hall -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Young to 2B
t10 7-6 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  R HOU K. Bass D. Hall 9% 95% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Young Scores/No RBI; Bass to 3B
t10 8-6 1 --3 5,(2-2)  R HOU G. Davis D. Hall 2% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Bass Scores/unER
t10 9-6 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  HOU B. Bell D. Hall 0% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Davis to 2B
t10 9-6 1 12- 1,(0-1)  O HOU B. Hatcher D. Hall -1% 97% Davis Caught Stealing (PO) 3B (P-2B-3B); Bell to 2B
t10 9-6 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Hatcher D. Hall -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-9, Astros' Juan Agosto facing 4-5-6
b10 6-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC A. Dawson J. Agosto -4% 92% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
b10 6-9 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Palmeiro J. Agosto 4% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b10 6-9 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC V. Law J. Agosto 3% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b10 6-9 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC D. Berryhill J. Agosto -3% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Law to 3B
b10 6-9 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R CHC S. Dunston J. Agosto -0% 96% Balk; Law Scores/unER; Berryhill to 2B
b10 7-9 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHC S. Dunston J. Agosto 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 7.

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