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Standings
TEX
@ANA
5
6
TOR
@BAL
5
9
DET
@BOS
4
18
MIL
@KCR
1
2
 
(14)
CHW
@MIN
3
5
CLE
@NYY
3
2
 
(10)
SEA
@OAK
6
2
PHI
@ATL
6
10
HOU
@CHC
9
7
 
(15)
STL
@CIN
2
4
LAD
@COL
14
12
 
(10)
MON
@FLA
4
5
 
(12)
NYM
@PIT
4
5
SFG
@SDP
3
5
Monday, July 14, 1997, 7:05
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 27,803, Time of Game: 5:19
Astros
9
46-47
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Cubs
7
38-54
 Lost 3 
5th, 8½ GB
W: Billy Wagner (6-3)
L: Ramon Tatis (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14 15    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          2  0  0   0  0  1   4  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    9 14  3
Cubs            0  0  0   5  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    7 18  1

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 4 2 8 .307 .401 .500 .901 39 16 0.199 1.59 0.310 -0.111 1.8 6 4 CS,IW
Brad Ausmus C 5 2 2 5 0 0 8 .280 .328 .386 .715 25 15 0.224 1.98 0.418 -0.195 1.1 10 0 HR,HBP,SF,SH
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 1 1 2 2 0 7 .305 .430 .612 1.042 28 10 0.110 1.69 0.253 -0.143 2.0 14 1 HR,HBP,IW
Luis Gonzalez LF 7 0 2 0 0 1 7 .279 .363 .387 .750 21 15 -0.131 1.78 0.121 -0.252 -1.7 4 0 GDP
Derek Bell RF 6 0 2 0 1 1 7 .254 .326 .388 .713 31 16 -0.030 1.89 0.206 -0.237 -0.5 4 1
Sean Berry 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .230 .284 .382 .666 14 10 -0.021 0.63 0.043 -0.064 0.3 1 3 HR
   Mike Magnante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .320 .356 .676 3 2 -0.324 5.10 0.000 -0.324 -1.2
   Tom Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Chuck Carr PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .180 .232 .258 .490 9 6 -0.127 2.35 0.000 -0.127 -0.5 0 0
James Mouton CF 6 0 0 0 0 1 6 .209 .278 .333 .611 19 12 -0.195 1.27 0.000 -0.195 -1.2 2 0
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Tony Eusebio PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .374 .311 .685 4 1 -0.061 2.35 0.000 -0.061 -0.2
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tim Bogar SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .207 .264 .324 .589 10 5 -0.022 0.42 0.000 -0.022 -0.3 1 0
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bobby Abreu PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .240 .328 .351 .678 3 2 0.043 0.95 0.043 0.000 0.4
   Blas Minor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .297 .432 .424 .856 19 12 0.238 1.61 0.320 -0.081 0.8 2 3 3B,2B
Shane Reynolds P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .094 .094 .156 .250 10 9 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 0
   Ricky Gutierrez SS 6 2 2 1 0 0 6 .266 .329 .320 .649 18 11 0.056 2.21 0.237 -0.181 0.3 1 2
Team Totals 54 9 14 9 7 9 65 .259 .359 .481 .841 253 142 -0.050 1.69 1.951 -2.002 1.1 45 16
2B: B Spiers (14, off T Adams).
3B: B Spiers (2, off R Tatis).
HR: J Bagwell (25, off F Castillo, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out); S Berry (6, off F Castillo, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF); B Ausmus (3, off K Bottenfield, 7th inn, 3 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SF: B Ausmus (3, off R Tatis).
SH: B Ausmus (5, off T Wendell).
IBB: C Biggio (5, by T Adams); J Bagwell (19, by T Wendell).
HBP: B Ausmus (2, by F Castillo); J Bagwell (6, by F Castillo).
TB: B Ausmus 5; B Spiers 5; J Bagwell 4; S Berry 4; D Bell 2; R Gutierrez 2; L Gonzalez 2; C Biggio; B Abreu.
GIDP: L Gonzalez (8).
RBI: B Ausmus 5 (24); J Bagwell 2 (82); S Berry (22); R Gutierrez (15).
2-out RBI: S Berry.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Bagwell-R Gutierrez; S Berry-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: T Bogar (3); J Bagwell (8); R Gutierrez (3).
Outfield Assists: D Bell (B McRae at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: C Biggio (5, 2nd base by F Castillo/S Servais).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Glanville LF 7 1 1 1 0 1 7 .296 .337 .407 .745 19 14 -0.048 1.41 0.135 -0.183 0.1 2 0
Brian McRae CF 7 0 4 1 0 0 7 .236 .313 .372 .684 35 21 0.059 1.21 0.184 -0.125 1.4 4 1 2·2B
Sammy Sosa RF 7 0 1 0 0 2 7 .255 .302 .472 .773 23 18 -0.317 1.41 0.007 -0.324 -2.2 6 0 GDP
Mark Grace 1B 4 1 0 0 2 0 6 .319 .426 .464 .891 24 11 -0.044 1.60 0.121 -0.165 -0.6 11 0
   Rey Sanchez PR-SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269 .313 .333 .647 1 1 -0.090 3.06 0.055 -0.145 -0.4 1 1 CS
Shawon Dunston SS 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .288 .310 .417 .727 13 12 0.032 1.61 0.157 -0.125 -0.1 3 8
   Dave Hansen 1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .279 .406 .375 .781 5 3 0.073 2.94 0.073 0.000 0.4 1 0
Ryne Sandberg 2B 7 1 2 0 0 1 7 .254 .304 .371 .675 36 22 -0.197 1.72 0.183 -0.380 -0.9 4 3
Kevin Orie 3B 7 2 4 2 0 2 7 .280 .367 .440 .808 21 15 0.279 1.93 0.398 -0.119 2.0 3 3 2B
Scott Servais C 7 1 3 3 0 0 7 .264 .327 .376 .703 26 18 -0.008 2.08 0.256 -0.264 1.6 10 2 2·2B
Frank Castillo P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .152 .152 .152 .303 6 5 -0.079 1.08 0.000 -0.079 -1.0 0 0 SH
   Kent Bottenfield P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Hernandez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283 .327 .475 .802 4 3 -0.099 3.33 0.000 -0.099 -0.6
   Terry Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mel Rojas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .379 .455 .834 5 2 -0.037 1.42 0.000 -0.037 -0.1
   Turk Wendell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bob Patterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Hubbard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .211 .270 .481 2 2 -0.059 2.28 0.000 -0.059 -0.2
   Ramon Tatis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tyler Houston PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .213 .224 .309 .533 5 3 -0.016 0.59 0.000 -0.016 -0.1
Team Totals 60 7 18 7 2 9 63 .300 .323 .383 .706 225 150 -0.551 1.68 1.569 -2.120 -0.9 45 19
2B: K Orie (13, off S Reynolds); S Servais 2 (12, 1 off J Lima, 1 off S Reynolds); B McRae 2 (25, 1 off M Magnante, 1 off J Lima).
SH: F Castillo (4, off J Lima).
TB: B McRae 6; K Orie 5; S Servais 5; R Sandberg 2; D Glanville; S Dunston; S Sosa; D Hansen; R Sanchez.
GIDP: S Sosa (9).
RBI: S Servais 3 (32); K Orie 2 (22); B McRae (23); D Glanville (16).
2-out RBI: D Glanville; B McRae; S Servais.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. B McRae-S Servais-K Orie; R Sandberg-S Dunston-M Grace; M Grace.
E: K Orie (3).
Outfield Assists: B McRae (C Biggio at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Sanchez (2, 3rd base by B Wagner POCS).

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 3.1 6 4 4 1 1 0 4.15 17 62 39 26 3 10 4 11 7 0 32 -0.228 1.45 -1.6
Jose Lima 2.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 4.72 13 45 33 17 8 7 4 7 3 0 1 1 -0.147 0.52 -1.3
Blas Minor, BS (2) 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 4 14 9 6 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 -0.278 2.45 -1.4
Mike Magnante 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.89 5 19 15 9 2 4 2 1 1 0 2 0 0.255 2.14 1.5
Tom Martin 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.05 9 28 18 13 2 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 0.426 1.85 1.6
Billy Wagner, W (6-3) 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 1.65 12 45 28 18 4 6 7 3 1 0 0 0 0.426 2.71 1.6
Russ Springer, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.06 3 12 8 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.096 1.24 0.5
Team Totals 15 18 7 7 2 9 0 4.20 63 225 150 94 22 33 22 30 15 0 32 3 1 0.550 1.68 0.9

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
Frank Castillo 6 7 5 5 1 2 2 5.42 27 97 59 36 4 19 9 13 7 0 39 -0.098 0.75 -0.9
Kent Bottenfield, BS (1) 1 1 2 2 3 0 1 2.67 6 25 9 6 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 -0.409 1.72 -2.5
Terry Adams 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.71 5 19 9 6 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.109 2.59 0.5
Mel Rojas 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.97 7 27 18 9 4 5 0 6 3 0 0 0 0.284 2.56 1.0
Turk Wendell 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.53 3 12 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.080 3.02 -0.4
Bob Patterson 2.2 0 0 0 0 5 0 3.55 8 32 21 8 5 8 1 2 0 0 2 0 0.506 2.52 2.0
Ramon Tatis, L (0-1) 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 4.75 9 41 22 17 2 3 5 3 2 0 0 0 -0.262 2.28 -1.0
Team Totals 15 14 9 8 7 9 3 4.80 65 253 142 84 18 40 19 28 13 0 39 4 2 0.050 1.69 -1.1
F Castillo faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: F Castillo 2 (4; B Ausmus, J Bagwell).
IBB: T Wendell (5; J Bagwell); T Adams (5; C Biggio).
Pickoffs: B Wagner (1; R Sanchez, 3rd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 5:19.
Attendance: 27,803.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 17mph from Left to Right, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Doug Glanville LF
2 Brad Ausmus C 2 Brian McRae CF
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Sammy Sosa RF
4 Luis Gonzalez LF 4 Mark Grace 1B
5 Derek Bell RF 5 Shawon Dunston SS
6 Sean Berry 3B 6 Ryne Sandberg 2B
7 James Mouton CF 7 Kevin Orie 3B
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Scott Servais C
9 Shane Reynolds P 9 Frank Castillo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-6 0 123 3,(1-1)  RRRR HOU B. Ausmus K. Bottenfield 36% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Abreu Scores; Gutierrez Scores; Biggio Scores; Ausmus Scores
t9 7-7 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO HOU T. Howard M. Rojas -32% 36% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Bell out at 1B/1B
b12 7-7 0 12- 5,(3-1)  OO CHC R. Sandberg B. Wagner 25% 43% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: 1B; Sanchez out at 2B/1B-SS
t15 7-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Spiers R. Tatis 23% 67% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t9 7-7 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Rojas 18% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Gonzalez to 3B

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' Frank Castillo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo 2% 50% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo 16% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball); Ausmus Scores; Bagwell Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Castillo -1% 65% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU D. Bell F. Castillo 1% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t1 2-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry F. Castillo -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC D. Glanville S. Reynolds 2% 67% Lineout: RF
b1 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC B. McRae S. Reynolds -3% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC S. Sosa S. Reynolds 2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B; McRae to 2B
b1 0-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace S. Reynolds 3% 70% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Mouton F. Castillo -2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU T. Bogar F. Castillo -1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- 10,(1-2)  O HOU S. Reynolds F. Castillo -1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston S. Reynolds 3% 68% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b2 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg S. Reynolds 2% 70% Foul Popfly: 3B
b2 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC K. Orie S. Reynolds 1% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 3% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo -3% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Ausmus to 1B
t3 2-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo 3% 74% Hit By Pitch; Ausmus to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Castillo -3% 70% Popfly: 3B (Deep 3B)
t3 2-0 2 12- 4,(3-0)  O HOU D. Bell F. Castillo -3% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC S. Servais S. Reynolds -4% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b3 0-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC F. Castillo S. Reynolds 4% 67% Foul Popfly: C
b3 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC D. Glanville S. Reynolds -4% 62% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Servais to 2B; Glanville to 1B
b3 0-2 1 12- 8,(2-2)  CHC B. McRae S. Reynolds -7% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Servais to 3B; Glanville to 2B
b3 0-2 1 123 2,(0-1)  OO CHC S. Sosa S. Reynolds 18% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU S. Berry F. Castillo -2% 71% Lineout: RF (Short RF Line)
t4 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Mouton F. Castillo -1% 70% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar F. Castillo -1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace S. Reynolds -5% 64% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Dunston S. Reynolds 4% 68% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b4 0-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC R. Sandberg S. Reynolds -5% 64% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Grace to 2B
b4 0-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHC K. Orie S. Reynolds -18% 46% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Grace Scores; Sandberg to 3B
b4 1-2 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR CHC S. Servais S. Reynolds -16% 30% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Sandberg Scores; Orie Scores
Jose Lima replaces Tim Bogar (SS) pitching and batting 8th
Ricky Gutierrez replaces Shane Reynolds (P) playing SS batting 9th
b4 3-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC F. Castillo J. Lima 3% 33% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Servais to 3B
b4 3-2 2 --3 3,(0-2)  R CHC D. Glanville J. Lima -9% 23% Single to CF (Line Drive); Servais Scores
b4 4-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R CHC B. McRae J. Lima -9% 15% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Glanville Scores
b4 5-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  CHC S. Sosa J. Lima -1% 14% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); McRae to 3B
b4 5-2 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace J. Lima 2% 17% Lineout: LF
5 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 9-1-2
t5 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez F. Castillo -2% 14% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-5 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 3% 17% Walk
t5 2-5 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo -4% 13% Biggio Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t5 2-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo 1% 14% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
t5 2-5 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo -2% 12% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Jose Lima facing 5-6-7
b5 5-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Dunston J. Lima 1% 13% Flyball: LF
b5 5-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC R. Sandberg J. Lima 1% 13% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b5 5-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC K. Orie J. Lima -1% 13% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b5 5-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  R CHC S. Servais J. Lima -5% 7% Double to CF (Line Drive); Orie Scores
b5 6-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC F. Castillo J. Lima 1% 8% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 6.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 4-5-6
t6 2-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Castillo -2% 7% Lineout: LF (Short LF-CF)
t6 2-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell F. Castillo -1% 6% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU S. Berry F. Castillo 4% 10% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Berry Scores
t6 3-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Mouton F. Castillo -1% 9% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Astros' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
b6 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC D. Glanville J. Lima 1% 10% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b6 6-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC B. McRae J. Lima 1% 10% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
b6 6-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa J. Lima 0% 11% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 6.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 8-9-1
Bobby Abreu pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 8th
t7 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU B. Abreu F. Castillo 4% 15% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
t7 3-6 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU R. Gutierrez F. Castillo 7% 22% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Abreu to 2B
Kent Bottenfield replaces Frank Castillo pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-6 0 12- 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio K. Bottenfield 10% 33% Walk; Abreu to 3B; Gutierrez to 2B
t7 3-6 0 123 3,(1-1)  RRRR HOU B. Ausmus K. Bottenfield 36% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Abreu Scores; Gutierrez Scores; Biggio Scores; Ausmus Scores
t7 7-6 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell K. Bottenfield 4% 73% Walk
t7 7-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU L. Gonzalez K. Bottenfield -8% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t7 7-6 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU D. Bell K. Bottenfield 1% 66% Walk
t7 7-6 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU S. Berry K. Bottenfield -3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-7, Astros' Blas Minor facing 4-5-6
Blas Minor replaces Bobby Abreu (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b7 6-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Grace B. Minor 5% 68% Lineout: 2B
b7 6-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC S. Dunston B. Minor -5% 63% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b7 6-7 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  CHC R. Sandberg B. Minor -14% 49% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B); Dunston to 3B/Adv on E3 (throw)
b7 6-7 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  R CHC K. Orie B. Minor -14% 35% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Dunston Scores; Sandberg to 2B
Mike Magnante replaces Sean Berry (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Bill Spiers replaces Blas Minor (P) playing 3B batting 8th
b7 7-7 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Servais M. Magnante 5% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole); Sandberg to 3B; Orie to 2B
Jose Hernandez pinch hits for Kent Bottenfield (P) batting 9th
b7 7-7 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez M. Magnante 10% 50% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 7-8-9
Terry Adams replaces Jose Hernandez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Mouton T. Adams -5% 45% Flyball: RF
t8 7-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU B. Spiers T. Adams 9% 54% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t8 7-7 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Adams -6% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Spiers to 3B
t8 7-7 2 --3 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio T. Adams 2% 50% Intentional Walk
t8 7-7 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus T. Adams -11% 39% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 1-2-3
b8 7-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC D. Glanville M. Magnante 5% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b8 7-7 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC B. McRae M. Magnante 4% 47% Double to RF (Line Drive); McRae out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
b8 7-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Sosa M. Magnante 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Mel Rojas facing 3-4-5
Mel Rojas replaces Terry Adams pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Rojas -6% 44% Lineout: 3B
t9 7-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez M. Rojas 6% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t9 7-7 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Rojas 18% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Gonzalez to 3B
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Mike Magnante (P) batting 6th
t9 7-7 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO HOU T. Howard M. Rojas -32% 36% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Bell out at 1B/1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Tom Martin facing 4-5-6
Tom Martin replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 6th
b9 7-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Grace T. Martin 6% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b9 7-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC S. Dunston T. Martin 5% 46% Flyball: CF
b9 7-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg T. Martin 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Mel Rojas facing 7-8-9
t10 7-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Mouton M. Rojas -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t10 7-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Rojas -5% 39% Flyball: CF
t10 7-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Rojas -4% 36% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Tom Martin facing 7-8-9
b10 7-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Orie T. Martin 6% 42% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
b10 7-7 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Servais T. Martin 5% 46% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
Dave Clark pinch hits for Mel Rojas (P) batting 9th
b10 7-7 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC D. Clark T. Martin 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 11th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Turk Wendell facing 1-2-3
Turk Wendell replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t11 7-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio T. Wendell 8% 58% Walk
t11 7-7 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus T. Wendell -2% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Biggio to 2B
t11 7-7 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Wendell 2% 58% Intentional Walk
Bob Patterson replaces Turk Wendell pitching and batting 9th
t11 7-7 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez B. Patterson -11% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t11 7-7 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell B. Patterson -12% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Tom Martin facing 1-2-3
b11 7-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. Glanville T. Martin 6% 42% Lineout: 1B
b11 7-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC B. McRae T. Martin 5% 46% Popfly: 2B
b11 7-7 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC S. Sosa T. Martin 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 12th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Bob Patterson facing 6-7-8
Chuck Carr pinch hits for Tom Martin (P) batting 6th
t12 7-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Carr B. Patterson -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t12 7-7 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Mouton B. Patterson -5% 39% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t12 7-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers B. Patterson -4% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 12th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 4-5-6
Billy Wagner replaces James Mouton (CF) pitching and batting 7th
Chuck Carr moves from PH to CF
b12 7-7 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Grace B. Wagner -7% 28% Walk
b12 7-7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Dunston B. Wagner -10% 18% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Grace to 2B; Dunston to 1B
Rey Sanchez pinch runs for Mark Grace (1B) batting 4th
b12 7-7 0 12- 5,(3-1)  OO CHC R. Sandberg B. Wagner 25% 43% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: 1B; Sanchez out at 2B/1B-SS
b12 7-7 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC K. Orie B. Wagner -7% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Dunston to 3B
b12 7-7 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Servais B. Wagner 14% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 13th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Bob Patterson facing 9-1-2
Dave Hansen replaces Shawon Dunston (SS) playing 1B batting 5th
Rey Sanchez moves from PR to SS
t13 7-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez B. Patterson -6% 44% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted
t13 7-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Patterson -5% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t13 7-7 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus B. Patterson -4% 36% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 13th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 9-1-2
Mike Hubbard pinch hits for Bob Patterson (P) batting 9th
b13 7-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Hubbard B. Wagner 6% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
b13 7-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. Glanville B. Wagner 5% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b13 7-7 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC B. McRae B. Wagner 4% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 14th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Ramon Tatis facing 3-4-5
Ramon Tatis replaces Mike Hubbard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t14 7-7 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Tatis -6% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t14 7-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez R. Tatis 6% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
t14 7-7 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell R. Tatis -7% 42% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bell to 1B
t14 7-7 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr R. Tatis -7% 36% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 14th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 3-4-5
b14 7-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC S. Sosa B. Wagner 6% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b14 7-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. Sanchez B. Wagner -6% 36% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b14 7-7 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC D. Hansen B. Wagner -7% 29% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Sanchez to 2B
b14 7-7 1 12- O CHC R. Sandberg B. Wagner 15% 43% Sanchez Caught Stealing (PO) 3B (P-3B)
b14 7-7 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg B. Wagner 7% 50% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 7.
Top of the 15th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cubs' Ramon Tatis facing 7-8-9
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Billy Wagner (P) batting 7th
t15 7-7 0 --- 4,(3-0)  O HOU T. Eusebio R. Tatis -6% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t15 7-7 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Spiers R. Tatis 23% 67% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t15 7-7 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R HOU R. Gutierrez R. Tatis 16% 83% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Spiers Scores
t15 8-7 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio R. Tatis 5% 88% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Gutierrez to 3B; Biggio to 1B
t15 8-7 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  ROO HOU B. Ausmus R. Tatis 2% 90% Double Play: Lineout: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Gutierrez Scores/unER; Biggio out at 3B/CF-C-3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 15th, Cubs Batting, Behind 7-9, Astros' Russ Springer facing 7-8-9
Russ Springer replaces Tony Eusebio (PH) pitching and batting 7th
b15 7-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Orie R. Springer 5% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b15 7-9 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC S. Servais R. Springer 3% 98% Foul Flyball: RF (Short RF Foul)
Tyler Houston pinch hits for Ramon Tatis (P) batting 9th
b15 7-9 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC T. Houston R. Springer 2% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Cubs 7.

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