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Standings
CAL
@BOS
4
8
CAL
@BOS
5
13
 
(8)
BAL
@CLE
1
3
DET
@KCR
8
12
SEA
@MIL
5
3
TEX
@MIN
4
2
OAK
@NYY
19
5
CHW
@TOR
2
3
HOU
@CHC
9
10
 
(10)
NYM
@LAD
2
1
ATL
@PIT
4
5
MON
@SDP
1
2
PHI
@SFG
6
1
CIN
@STL
2
4
Tuesday, August 29, 1989, 1:20
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 25,829, Time of Game: 3:46
Astros
9
70-62
 Lost 2 
2nd, 4 GB
at Cubs
10
75-57
 Won 3 
1st
L: Dave Smith (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Astros          0  2  0   2  5  0   0  0  0   0    9  8  2
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  2   3  4  0   1   10 18  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .233 .329 .278 .608 26 16 -0.077 0.52 0.000 -0.077 -1.6 4 2
Bill Doran 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .223 .303 .332 .635 17 8 -0.001 0.43 0.036 -0.037 0.4 4 4
Kevin Bass LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .302 .362 .448 .810 26 18 -0.062 0.72 0.017 -0.079 0.3 1 0 2B
Glenn Davis 1B 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 .267 .347 .509 .857 22 11 0.067 0.86 0.119 -0.051 1.2 9 0
Glenn Wilson RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .277 .333 .441 .774 17 12 -0.054 0.74 0.030 -0.084 -1.6 3 0
   Eric Yelding PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .272 .222 .494 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Ken Caminiti 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .249 .314 .362 .676 27 14 -0.039 0.92 0.040 -0.079 -0.7 0 1
Craig Biggio C 3 2 1 0 2 2 5 .271 .350 .406 .756 24 12 0.044 1.12 0.101 -0.058 1.1 4 1 2B
Rafael Ramirez SS 5 1 3 7 0 0 5 .254 .293 .336 .629 15 12 0.249 1.27 0.292 -0.043 6.5 3 2 HR,2B
Mark Portugal P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .056 .105 .111 .216 7 7 -0.064 0.64 0.000 -0.064 -1.1 0 2
   Brian Meyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Danny Darwin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .067 .071 .138 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Juan Agosto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Puhl RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .336 .354 .690 4 2 -0.032 1.28 0.000 -0.032 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 37 9 8 7 7 8 45 .216 .341 .378 .719 186 113 0.029 0.80 0.635 -0.606 4.3 28 13
2B: C Biggio (16, off M Bielecki); R Ramirez (18, off M Bielecki); K Bass (16, off C Schiraldi).
HR: R Ramirez (5, off D Wilkins, 5th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: B Meyer (1, off S Sanderson).
TB: R Ramirez 7; K Bass 2; C Biggio 2; G Young; K Caminiti; G Wilson.
RBI: R Ramirez 7 (48).
2-out RBI: R Ramirez 4.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 3. G Young-C Biggio-B Doran; B Doran-R Ramirez-G Davis; R Ramirez-B Doran.
PB: C Biggio 2 (7).
E: K Caminiti (19); M Portugal (1).
Outfield Assists: G Young (R Sandberg at 2nd base); G Young (M Grace at 2nd base).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerome Walton CF 4 3 0 0 1 0 6 .305 .353 .414 .766 21 12 0.040 1.01 0.113 -0.074 -0.1 2 0 HBP,GDP
Ryne Sandberg 2B 5 1 3 1 0 1 6 .282 .348 .489 .837 20 14 0.142 1.53 0.186 -0.044 0.9 2 3 SH
Lloyd McClendon LF 5 2 3 3 0 0 6 .298 .382 .517 .899 19 11 0.246 1.30 0.265 -0.019 3.0 4 0 HR,HBP
Mark Grace 1B 4 2 2 1 2 1 6 .316 .402 .470 .872 31 13 0.125 1.75 0.180 -0.055 1.3 7 1 IW
Andre Dawson RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .253 .309 .463 .771 10 6 0.005 0.81 0.048 -0.043 0.0 1 0 2B
   Dwight Smith RF 2 0 2 3 0 0 3 .297 .350 .465 .815 16 10 0.213 3.87 0.213 0.000 1.7 2 1 SF
Shawon Dunston SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .277 .326 .407 .733 11 11 -0.003 1.06 0.077 -0.080 0.4 1 1
Domingo Ramos 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .272 .341 .338 .679 14 11 -0.019 1.09 0.032 -0.051 0.4 1 1 SH
Joe Girardi C 4 1 3 0 1 0 5 .216 .258 .276 .534 18 9 0.066 1.19 0.090 -0.024 1.1 9 0 IW
Mike Bielecki P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .052 .083 .052 .135 3 3 -0.050 2.24 0.000 -0.050 -0.5 0 0
   Dean Wilkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Curt Wilkerson PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .243 .282 .321 .603 6 2 0.003 0.10 0.003 0.000 0.4
   Calvin Schiraldi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mitch Webster PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .324 .352 .676 5 2 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.5
   Scott Sanderson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .156 .050 .206 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Vance Law PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .290 .358 .647 7 4 -0.028 1.06 0.000 -0.028 -0.4
   Les Lancaster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Darrin Jackson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .281 .313 .594 2 2 -0.203 4.31 0.000 -0.203 -0.9
   Paul Assenmacher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 40 10 18 9 5 4 50 .450 .521 .550 1.071 183 110 0.530 1.45 1.207 -0.678 6.8 30 8
2B: A Dawson (15, off M Portugal).
HR: L McClendon (11, off M Portugal, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF).
SF: D Smith (1, off J Agosto).
SH: D Ramos (5, off D Smith); R Sandberg (1, off D Smith).
IBB: J Girardi (2, by D Smith); M Grace (11, by D Smith).
HBP: L McClendon (1, by M Portugal); J Walton (6, by M Portugal).
TB: L McClendon 6; J Girardi 3; R Sandberg 3; M Grace 2; D Smith 2; D Ramos 2; A Dawson 2; S Dunston 2.
GIDP: J Walton (5).
RBI: D Smith 3 (43); L McClendon 3 (35); D Ramos (17); R Sandberg (63); M Grace (64).
2-out RBI: D Ramos.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 8 for 19.
Fielding
PB: J Girardi (5).
E: S Dunston (16).
Outfield Assists: D Smith (R Ramirez at home plate).

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
Mark Portugal 6.1 9 4 4 2 4 1 3.22 30 114 71 36 15 20 9 13 8 0 41 0.175 0.69 -0.9
Brian Meyer 1 4 4 2 0 0 0 3.00 8 27 19 15 2 2 5 3 1 0 0 0 -0.123 0.75 -2.4
Danny Darwin 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.29 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 -0.088 2.62 -0.7
Juan Agosto, BS (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.34 2 12 6 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 -0.258 4.38 -1.1
Dave Smith, L (3-4) 1.1 3 1 1 3 0 0 3.04 9 29 13 10 1 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 -0.236 3.63 -1.6
Team Totals 9.1 18 10 7 5 4 1 6.75 50 183 110 65 19 26 18 21 13 0 41 4 3 -0.530 1.45 -6.8
D Darwin faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

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
Mike Bielecki 4 3 6 5 5 5 0 3.14 21 100 60 36 5 19 3 8 4 0 34 -0.244 0.95 -3.1
Dean Wilkins 1 1 3 3 2 1 1 7.94 6 23 12 6 3 3 0 3 0 0 2 2 -0.059 0.45 -3.5
Calvin Schiraldi 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.78 4 10 6 5 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Scott Sanderson 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.13 7 21 15 8 3 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0.008 0.04 0.9
Les Lancaster 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 4 17 11 6 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.132 1.90 0.5
Paul Assenmacher, W (2-3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 3 15 9 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.132 1.77 0.5
Team Totals 10 8 9 8 7 8 1 7.20 45 186 113 66 15 32 10 20 7 0 34 2 2 -0.030 0.80 -4.3
M Bielecki faced 2 batters in the 5th inning.
Balks: B Meyer (1).
WP: M Bielecki (8).
HBP: M Portugal 2 (2; L McClendon, J Walton).
IBB: D Smith 2 (6; J Girardi, M Grace).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Gary Darling.
Time of Game: 3:46.
Attendance: 25,829.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Gerald Young CF 1 Jerome Walton CF
2 Bill Doran 2B 2 Ryne Sandberg 2B
3 Kevin Bass LF 3 Lloyd McClendon LF
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Mark Grace 1B
5 Glenn Wilson RF 5 Andre Dawson RF
6 Ken Caminiti 3B 6 Shawon Dunston SS
7 Craig Biggio C 7 Domingo Ramos 3B
8 Rafael Ramirez SS 8 Joe Girardi C
9 Mark Portugal P 9 Mike Bielecki P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 9-9 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC D. Jackson D. Smith -20% 50% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
b10 9-9 1 123 6,(2-2)  R CHC D. Smith D. Smith 17% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Walton Scores; McClendon to 3B; Grace to 2B; Smith to 1B
t2 0-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU R. Ramirez M. Bielecki -15% 24% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Davis Scores; Caminiti Scores/No RBI/unER; Biggio to 3B; Ramirez to 1B
b8 7-9 1 -23 5,(3-1)  R CHC M. Grace J. Agosto 15% 48% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Sandberg Scores/unER; McClendon to 3B; Grace to 1B
b10 9-9 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  CHC L. McClendon D. Smith 13% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Walton to 3B; McClendon to 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, Cubs' Mike Bielecki facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU G. Young M. Bielecki 2% 52% Foul Popfly: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Doran M. Bielecki 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU K. Bass M. Bielecki 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC J. Walton M. Portugal -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC R. Sandberg M. Portugal 2% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC L. McClendon M. Portugal 4% 58% Hit By Pitch; Sandberg to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Grace M. Portugal -4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O CHC A. Dawson M. Portugal -4% 50% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Mike Bielecki facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU G. Davis M. Bielecki -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU G. Wilson M. Bielecki -6% 40% Wild Pitch; Davis to 3B
t2 0-0 0 --3 6,(2-2)  O HOU G. Wilson M. Bielecki 5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --3 7,(3-2)  HOU K. Caminiti M. Bielecki -2% 43% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio M. Bielecki -3% 39% Walk; Caminiti to 2B
t2 0-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU R. Ramirez M. Bielecki -15% 24% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Davis Scores; Caminiti Scores/No RBI/unER; Biggio to 3B; Ramirez to 1B
t2 2-0 1 1-3 4,(0-2)  O HOU M. Portugal M. Bielecki 5% 29% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O HOU G. Young M. Bielecki 4% 33% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Dunston M. Portugal -2% 30% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC D. Ramos M. Portugal 3% 33% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC J. Girardi M. Portugal 4% 37% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Ramos to 2B; Girardi to 1B
b2 0-2 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Bielecki M. Portugal -5% 32% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O CHC J. Walton M. Portugal -5% 28% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Mike Bielecki facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Doran M. Bielecki 2% 29% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t3 2-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU K. Bass M. Bielecki 1% 31% Strikeout Looking
t3 2-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU G. Davis M. Bielecki 1% 31% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 2-3-4
b3 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Sandberg M. Portugal -3% 29% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Sandberg out at 2B/CF-SS
b3 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC L. McClendon M. Portugal -2% 27% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace M. Portugal -1% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Mike Bielecki facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Wilson M. Bielecki 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU K. Caminiti M. Bielecki -2% 26% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t4 2-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio M. Bielecki -7% 19% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Caminiti to 3B; Biggio to 2B
t4 2-0 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RR HOU R. Ramirez M. Bielecki -9% 10% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Caminiti Scores; Biggio Scores; Ramirez to 2B
t4 4-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Portugal M. Bielecki 1% 12% Lineout: 1B
t4 4-0 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  O HOU G. Young M. Bielecki 1% 13% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 5-6-7
b4 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Dawson M. Portugal 5% 18% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b4 0-4 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston M. Portugal -4% 14% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b4 0-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC D. Ramos M. Portugal -3% 12% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF); Dawson to 3B
b4 0-4 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O CHC J. Girardi M. Portugal -2% 9% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Mike Bielecki facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Doran M. Bielecki -1% 8% Walk
t5 4-0 0 1-- 10,(3-2)  HOU K. Bass M. Bielecki -2% 7% Walk; Doran to 2B
Dean Wilkins replaces Mike Bielecki pitching and batting 9th
t5 4-0 0 12- 6,(3-2)  HOU G. Davis D. Wilkins -2% 5% Walk; Doran to 3B; Bass to 2B
t5 4-0 0 123 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Wilson D. Wilkins 2% 6% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t5 4-0 1 123 4,(2-1)  R HOU K. Caminiti D. Wilkins -3% 4% Passed Ball; Doran Scores/No RBI; Bass to 3B; Davis to 2B
t5 5-0 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti D. Wilkins 2% 5% Strikeout Looking
t5 5-0 2 -23 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio D. Wilkins -0% 5% Walk
t5 5-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  RRRR HOU R. Ramirez D. Wilkins -5% 1% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Bass Scores; Davis Scores; Biggio Scores
t5 9-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Portugal D. Wilkins 0% 1% Flyball: LF
5 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-9, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 9-1-2
Curt Wilkerson pinch hits for Dean Wilkins (P) batting 9th
b5 0-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC C. Wilkerson M. Portugal 0% 1% Walk
b5 0-9 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC J. Walton M. Portugal -1% 0% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 0-9 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg M. Portugal -0% 0% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-0, Cubs' Calvin Schiraldi facing 1-2-3
Calvin Schiraldi replaces Curt Wilkerson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 9-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU G. Young C. Schiraldi 0% 0% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 9-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Doran C. Schiraldi 0% 0% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 9-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU K. Bass C. Schiraldi -0% 0% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t6 9-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Davis C. Schiraldi 0% 0% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-9, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 3-4-5
b6 0-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC L. McClendon M. Portugal -0% 0% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-9 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace M. Portugal 0% 0% Walk
b6 0-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Dawson M. Portugal -0% 0% Groundout: P-1B; Grace to 2B
b6 0-9 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Dunston M. Portugal 0% 1% Single to P (Ground Ball); Grace Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/No RBI; Dunston to 2B
b6 1-9 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R CHC D. Ramos M. Portugal 0% 1% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Dunston Scores; Ramos to 1B
b6 2-9 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Girardi M. Portugal 0% 1% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ramos to 3B; Girardi to 1B
Mitch Webster pinch hits for Calvin Schiraldi (P) batting 9th
b6 2-9 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  O CHC M. Webster M. Portugal -1% 1% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-2, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 5-6-7
Scott Sanderson replaces Mitch Webster (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dwight Smith replaces Andre Dawson playing RF batting 5th
t7 9-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Wilson S. Sanderson 0% 1% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t7 9-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti S. Sanderson 0% 1% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t7 9-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio S. Sanderson 0% 1% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-9, Astros' Mark Portugal facing 1-2-3
b7 2-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Walton M. Portugal 1% 1% Hit By Pitch
b7 2-9 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg M. Portugal -1% 1% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR CHC L. McClendon M. Portugal 1% 2% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Walton Scores
Brian Meyer replaces Mark Portugal pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-9 1 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC M. Grace B. Meyer 1% 3% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b7 4-9 1 1-- CHC D. Smith B. Meyer 0% 4% Balk; Grace to 2B
b7 4-9 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R CHC D. Smith B. Meyer 3% 7% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Grace Scores; Smith to 1B
b7 5-9 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Dunston B. Meyer -2% 4% Flyball: CF
b7 5-9 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Ramos B. Meyer -1% 3% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-5, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 8-9-1
t8 9-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Ramirez S. Sanderson -0% 3% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 9-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Meyer S. Sanderson 0% 3% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Ramirez to 2B
t8 9-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Young S. Sanderson 0% 3% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ramirez out at Hm/RF-C; Young to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t8 9-5 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Doran S. Sanderson 1% 4% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-9, Astros' Brian Meyer facing 8-9-1
b8 5-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Girardi B. Meyer 3% 7% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
Vance Law pinch hits for Scott Sanderson (P) batting 9th
b8 5-9 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  CHC V. Law B. Meyer 1% 7% Passed Ball; Girardi to 2B
b8 5-9 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CHC V. Law B. Meyer -3% 5% Flyball: CF
b8 5-9 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Walton B. Meyer 3% 8% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Girardi to 3B; Walton to 1B
b8 5-9 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC R. Sandberg B. Meyer 7% 15% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Girardi Scores; Walton to 3B; Sandberg to 1B
Danny Darwin replaces Brian Meyer pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-9 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC L. McClendon D. Darwin 9% 24% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Walton Scores/unER; Sandberg to 2B; McClendon to 1B
Juan Agosto replaces Danny Darwin pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-9 1 12- 2,(1-0)  CHC M. Grace J. Agosto 9% 33% Passed Ball; Sandberg to 3B; McClendon to 2B
b8 7-9 1 -23 5,(3-1)  R CHC M. Grace J. Agosto 15% 48% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Sandberg Scores/unER; McClendon to 3B; Grace to 1B
b8 8-9 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  ROO CHC D. Smith J. Agosto 2% 50% Fly Ball Double Play: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); McClendon Scores/Team unER; Grace out at 2B/CF-C-2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 9-9, Cubs' Les Lancaster facing 3-4-5
Les Lancaster replaces Vance Law (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU K. Bass L. Lancaster 6% 56% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 9-9 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Davis L. Lancaster 4% 60% Flyball: RF
t9 9-9 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU G. Wilson L. Lancaster -3% 57% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Eric Yelding pinch runs for Glenn Wilson (RF) batting 5th
t9 9-9 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti L. Lancaster 6% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 9-9, Astros' Dave Smith facing 6-7-8
Dave Smith replaces Eric Yelding (PR) pitching and batting 5th
Terry Puhl replaces Juan Agosto (P) playing RF batting 9th
b9 9-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Dunston D. Smith 7% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b9 9-9 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Ramos D. Smith -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Dunston to 2B
b9 9-9 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC J. Girardi D. Smith 1% 70% Intentional Walk
Darrin Jackson pinch hits for Les Lancaster (P) batting 9th
b9 9-9 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC D. Jackson D. Smith -20% 50% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 9.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 9-9, Cubs' Paul Assenmacher facing 7-8-9
Paul Assenmacher replaces Darrin Jackson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t10 9-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Assenmacher 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t10 9-9 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Ramirez P. Assenmacher 4% 60% Flyball: RF
t10 9-9 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Puhl P. Assenmacher 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 9-9, Astros' Dave Smith facing 1-2-3
b10 9-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC J. Walton D. Smith 7% 71% Walk
b10 9-9 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Sandberg D. Smith -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Weak 1B); Walton to 2B
b10 9-9 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  CHC L. McClendon D. Smith 13% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Walton to 3B; McClendon to 1B
b10 9-9 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Grace D. Smith 1% 83% Intentional Walk; McClendon to 2B
b10 9-9 1 123 6,(2-2)  R CHC D. Smith D. Smith 17% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Walton Scores; McClendon to 3B; Grace to 2B; Smith to 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 10.

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