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TEX
@ANA
2
6
TOR
@BAL
4
8
DET
@BOS
7
5
 
(12)
MIL
@KCR
5
2
CHW
@MIN
4
8
CLE
@NYY
6
12
SEA
@OAK
5
8
PHI
@ATL
8
1
HOU
@CHC
5
3
STL
@CIN
7
4
LAD
@COL
6
5
MON
@FLA
5
0
NYM
@PIT
3
4
SFG
@SDP
16
2
Tuesday, July 15, 1997, 1:23
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 19,323, Time of Game: 2:42
Astros
5
47-47
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
at Cubs
3
38-55
 Lost 4 
5th, 9½ GB
W: Darryl Kile (12-3)
L: Mel Rojas (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  3    5  9  0
Cubs            0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Carr CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .181 .230 .266 .496 18 14 0.073 1.00 0.145 -0.072 -0.2 4 0 2B
Ricky Gutierrez 2B-SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .256 .317 .308 .626 9 7 -0.150 0.96 0.000 -0.150 -1.0 2 1
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .305 .430 .610 1.040 9 5 0.064 1.22 0.088 -0.024 0.4 6 1 IW
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .359 .382 .742 13 9 -0.194 2.04 0.000 -0.194 -1.3 2 0
Derek Bell RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .254 .325 .389 .714 18 10 -0.049 1.65 0.089 -0.138 0.1 2 0 2B
Sean Berry 3B 4 0 3 1 0 1 4 .240 .292 .394 .686 16 12 0.205 1.44 0.217 -0.011 1.3 0 1 2B
   James Mouton PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .278 .333 .611 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jose Cabrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   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
Tony Eusebio C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .282 .378 .318 .696 10 8 0.039 2.37 0.172 -0.133 0.6 6 1
Tim Bogar SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .204 .260 .319 .579 8 6 -0.066 1.22 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 2 3
   Craig Biggio PH-2B 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .306 .401 .499 .900 9 4 -0.016 3.68 0.109 -0.125 -0.3 2 1
Darryl Kile P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .088 .148 .105 .253 16 11 -0.133 1.62 0.000 -0.133 -0.9 1 1
   Bill Spiers PH-3B 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .301 .435 .446 .881 4 4 0.630 6.08 0.630 0.000 2.3 0 1 HR
Team Totals 36 5 9 5 2 11 38 .250 .289 .417 .706 130 90 0.403 1.72 1.450 -1.046 0.3 27 10
2B: S Berry (14, off K Foster); D Bell (13, off K Foster); C Carr (6, off K Foster).
HR: B Spiers (2, off M Rojas, 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
IBB: J Bagwell (20, by R Tatis).
TB: B Spiers 4; S Berry 4; C Carr 2; D Bell 2; T Eusebio 2; J Bagwell.
RBI: B Spiers 3 (21); S Berry (23); T Eusebio (11).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Kile-T Bogar-J Bagwell.

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 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .297 .340 .406 .746 19 10 0.008 0.77 0.045 -0.037 0.1 2 0
Brian McRae CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .234 .312 .369 .681 10 5 -0.055 0.86 0.011 -0.066 -0.3 2 0
Sammy Sosa RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .255 .301 .469 .770 12 8 0.022 0.88 0.077 -0.055 -0.5 4 0
Mark Grace 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .321 .427 .465 .892 14 10 -0.023 0.90 0.066 -0.090 0.4 5 0
Shawon Dunston SS 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .291 .313 .429 .742 12 8 0.254 1.10 0.296 -0.043 2.7 1 2 HR
   Ryne Sandberg 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .304 .371 .675 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kevin Orie 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .365 .436 .801 13 8 0.017 0.97 0.094 -0.076 -0.9 0 2 GDP
Tyler Houston C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .214 .225 .306 .532 13 9 -0.118 1.35 0.014 -0.132 -1.0 12 0
Rey Sanchez 2B-SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264 .308 .327 .635 10 6 -0.053 0.67 0.000 -0.053 -1.2 1 1
   Dave Clark PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .379 .455 .834 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jose Hernandez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .324 .470 .794 4 2 -0.063 2.66 0.000 -0.063 -0.3
Kevin Foster P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .108 .083 .191 6 6 -0.039 0.58 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 0 0 SH
   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
   Mel Rojas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Servais PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .326 .374 .700 4 2 -0.047 1.61 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 2 6 36 .242 .286 .333 .619 117 74 -0.097 0.98 0.603 -0.701 -1.7 27 5
HR: S Dunston (6, off D Kile, 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SH: K Foster (8, off D Kile).
TB: S Dunston 5; M Grace 2; S Sosa; D Glanville; K Orie; T Houston.
GIDP: K Orie (7).
RBI: S Dunston 3 (28).
2-out RBI: S Dunston 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

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
Darryl Kile, W (12-3) 8 7 3 3 2 6 1 2.10 32 103 65 43 11 11 9 15 5 0 60 0.002 0.81 1.2
Jose Cabrera, H (1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 6 5 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.014 2.70 -0.0
Mike Magnante, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.79 2 8 4 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.111 2.13 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 6 1 3.00 36 117 74 47 12 15 12 16 6 0 60 1 0 0.099 0.98 1.7

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
Kevin Foster 7.1 7 2 2 0 10 0 3.90 29 98 73 36 13 24 6 13 6 0 66 0.167 1.23 1.5
Ramon Tatis, H (5) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.71 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.062 3.81 0.2
Mel Rojas, BS (5), L (0-3) 1.1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4.44 7 27 16 10 2 4 3 2 0 0 2 0 -0.630 3.14 -2.0
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 2 11 1 5.00 38 130 90 47 15 28 9 16 6 0 66 3 0 -0.401 1.72 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Kile (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Tatis (5; J Bagwell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 19,323.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 7mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Chuck Carr CF 1 Doug Glanville LF
2 Ricky Gutierrez 2B 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 Kevin Orie 3B
7 Tony Eusebio C 7 Tyler Houston C
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Rey Sanchez 2B
9 Darryl Kile P 9 Kevin Foster P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  RRR HOU B. Spiers M. Rojas 63% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Mouton Scores; Biggio Scores
b4 0-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  RRR CHC S. Dunston D. Kile -28% 16% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Glanville Scores; Sosa Scores
t7 1-3 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R HOU T. Eusebio K. Foster 15% 44% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bell Scores; Berry to 3B
t8 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Carr K. Foster 15% 40% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t7 2-3 1 1-3 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio K. Foster -13% 31% Strikeout Swinging

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' Kevin Foster facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr K. Foster -2% 48% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez K. Foster -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Foster -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' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC D. Glanville D. Kile 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC B. McRae D. Kile 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa D. Kile 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez K. Foster -2% 48% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU D. Bell K. Foster -2% 46% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- 7,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry K. Foster -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC M. Grace D. Kile -4% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Dunston D. Kile 3% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO CHC K. Orie D. Kile 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio K. Foster -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Bogar K. Foster -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Kile K. Foster -1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC T. Houston D. Kile 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Sanchez D. Kile 2% 49% Popfly: 1B
b3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Foster D. Kile 1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr K. Foster -3% 47% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
t4 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez K. Foster -2% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t4 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Foster -1% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC D. Glanville D. Kile -4% 40% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC B. McRae D. Kile 4% 44% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
b4 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Sosa D. Kile -8% 36% Single to LF (Pop Fly); Glanville to 3B
b4 0-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Grace D. Kile 8% 44% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  RRR CHC S. Dunston D. Kile -28% 16% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Glanville Scores; Sosa Scores
b4 3-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC K. Orie D. Kile 1% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez K. Foster -2% 14% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell K. Foster -2% 13% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU S. Berry K. Foster 2% 15% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t5 0-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Eusebio K. Foster 2% 17% Single to P (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Berry to 3B
t5 0-3 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar K. Foster -5% 12% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b5 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC T. Houston D. Kile -1% 10% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B)
b5 3-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Sanchez D. Kile 1% 12% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b5 3-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC K. Foster D. Kile 1% 12% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Houston to 2B
b5 3-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHC D. Glanville D. Kile -0% 12% Walk
b5 3-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  CHC B. McRae D. Kile -1% 11% Walk; Houston to 3B; Glanville to 2B
b5 3-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Sosa D. Kile 3% 14% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 9-1-2
t6 0-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU D. Kile K. Foster -2% 11% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr K. Foster -2% 10% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez K. Foster -1% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
b6 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Grace D. Kile -1% 8% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b6 3-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Dunston D. Kile -2% 6% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Grace to 2B
b6 3-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O CHC K. Orie D. Kile 2% 8% Lineout: CF
b6 3-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  CHC T. Houston D. Kile -2% 6% Wild Pitch; Grace to 3B; Dunston to 2B
b6 3-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O CHC T. Houston D. Kile 3% 9% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-0 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O CHC R. Sanchez D. Kile 2% 11% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 3-4-5
t7 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell K. Foster 4% 15% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 0-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez K. Foster -4% 11% Flyball: LF
t7 0-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU D. Bell K. Foster 9% 20% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Bagwell to 3B
t7 0-3 1 -23 2,(1-0)  R HOU S. Berry K. Foster 8% 28% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bagwell Scores; Bell to 3B
t7 1-3 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R HOU T. Eusebio K. Foster 15% 44% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bell Scores; Berry to 3B
Craig Biggio pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 8th
t7 2-3 1 1-3 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio K. Foster -13% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-3 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Kile K. Foster -10% 21% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 9-1-2
Craig Biggio moves from PH to 2B
Ricky Gutierrez moves from 2B to SS
b7 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC K. Foster D. Kile 2% 23% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b7 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC D. Glanville D. Kile 1% 25% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC B. McRae D. Kile 1% 26% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Kevin Foster facing 1-2-3
t8 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Carr K. Foster 15% 40% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t8 2-3 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez K. Foster -10% 30% Lineout: CF
Ramon Tatis replaces Kevin Foster pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Tatis 5% 35% Intentional Walk
t8 2-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Tatis -11% 24% Foul Popfly: C
Mel Rojas replaces Ramon Tatis pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell M. Rojas -11% 13% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 3-4-5
b8 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa D. Kile 1% 15% Popfly: CF
b8 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Grace D. Kile 1% 16% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b8 3-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHC S. Dunston D. Kile 1% 17% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Mel Rojas facing 6-7-8
Ryne Sandberg replaces Shawon Dunston (SS) playing 2B batting 5th
Rey Sanchez moves from 2B to SS
t9 2-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU S. Berry M. Rojas 12% 28% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t9 2-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Eusebio M. Rojas -11% 18% Popfly: SS
t9 2-3 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Rojas 11% 28% Walk; Berry to 2B
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Darryl Kile (P) batting 9th
James Mouton pinch runs for Sean Berry (3B) batting 6th
t9 2-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  RRR HOU B. Spiers M. Rojas 63% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Mouton Scores; Biggio Scores
t9 5-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr M. Rojas -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Rojas -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Jose Cabrera facing 6-7-8
Jose Cabrera replaces James Mouton (PR) pitching and batting 6th
Bill Spiers moves from PH to 3B
b9 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC K. Orie J. Cabrera -9% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b9 3-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC T. Houston J. Cabrera 8% 89% Lineout: RF
Mike Magnante replaces Jose Cabrera pitching and batting 6th
Jose Hernandez pinch hits for Dave Clark batting 8th
Dave Clark pinch hits for Rey Sanchez (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-5 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC J. Hernandez M. Magnante 6% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole); Hernandez to 1B
Scott Servais pinch hits for Mel Rojas (P) batting 9th
b9 3-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Servais M. Magnante 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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