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0
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1
8
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2
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4
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10
Sunday, September 10, 2000, 1:20PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 37,049, Time of Game: 2:46
Astros
7
63-80
 Won 6 
3rd, 19 GB
at Cubs
6
59-83
 Lost 3 
6th, 22½ GB
W: Tony McKnight (2-1)
L: Jon Lieber (12-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          2  1  2   0  1  1   0  0  0    7 10  1
Cubs            2  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  1    6 13  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Cedeno LF 3 3 3 0 0 0 .261 .750 6 5 0.102 0.86 0.102 0.000 1.2 3 0
   Glen Barker CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .224 .653 6 2 0.013 0.45 0.019 -0.006 0.4 2 0
Julio Lugo 2B 4 2 2 2 0 1 .285 .775 17 13 0.215 1.02 0.246 -0.030 1.8 4 3 HR,HBP
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 0 1 1 0 2 .314 1.039 14 10 -0.020 1.03 0.084 -0.105 -0.4 6 0
Mitch Meluskey C 4 0 1 1 0 3 .302 .921 19 12 0.082 0.87 0.130 -0.047 0.2 7 1
Moises Alou RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .360 1.057 13 8 -0.067 0.80 0.013 -0.079 -1.5 1 0 GDP
Richard Hidalgo CF-LF 4 2 2 2 0 1 .287 .947 13 11 0.134 0.54 0.156 -0.022 1.6 3 0 2·HR
Chris Truby 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .277 .802 15 10 -0.036 0.54 0.012 -0.048 -0.4 0 1
Tim Bogar SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .595 18 14 -0.018 0.47 0.017 -0.035 0.1 1 3 SH
Tony McKnight P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 9 7 -0.024 0.31 0.000 -0.024 -0.3 0 1
   Marc Valdes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lance Berkman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .956 4 4 -0.017 0.55 0.000 -0.017 -0.6
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .032 .095 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 10 7 1 15 .278 .844 134 96 0.364 0.72 0.779 -0.413 2.1 27 9
HR: R Hidalgo 2 (37, 2 off J Lieber; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); J Lugo (8, off J Lieber; 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: T Bogar (5, off F Heredia).
HBP: J Lugo (3, by J Lieber).
TB: R Hidalgo 8; J Lugo 5; R Cedeno 3; C Truby; M Meluskey; J Bagwell.
GIDP: M Alou (18).
RBI: J Lugo 2 (35); R Hidalgo 2 (105); J Bagwell (116); M Alou (93); M Meluskey (61).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Bogar-J Lugo-J Bagwell.
E: C Truby (10).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric Young 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .773 10 9 -0.226 1.33 0.010 -0.236 -2.1 1 1 SB,GDP
Augie Ojeda SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 .212 .651 16 7 -0.018 0.96 0.036 -0.054 -0.2 1 5
   Ross Gload PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .611 4 3 0.032 0.61 0.032 0.000 0.1
Sammy Sosa RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 .322 1.059 26 15 0.128 1.20 0.213 -0.085 0.9 1 0 HR
Mark Grace 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .289 .847 14 10 0.036 1.28 0.097 -0.061 0.4 7 0
Julio Zuleta LF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .775 13 10 -0.212 1.67 0.040 -0.252 -0.8 0 0 2B
Gary Matthews CF 3 1 0 0 1 2 .181 .541 19 13 -0.058 0.65 0.007 -0.065 -0.6 1 0
Jose Nieves 3B 4 2 2 2 0 1 .213 .614 15 9 0.092 0.93 0.135 -0.043 2.1 0 1 HR,SB
   Felix Heredia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tim Worrell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Girardi C 4 0 1 0 0 2 .284 .735 17 11 -0.040 0.78 0.032 -0.072 -0.4 15 0
Jon Lieber P 2 0 2 1 0 0 .225 .528 7 5 0.135 1.43 0.135 0.000 1.2 1 1
   Chad Meyers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .468 4 3 0.046 0.75 0.046 0.000 0.6
   Kyle Farnsworth P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .231 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie Greene 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .673 6 3 -0.051 1.95 0.000 -0.051 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 39 6 13 6 2 7 .333 .879 151 98 -0.136 1.16 0.783 -0.919 1.1 27 8
2B: J Zuleta (4, off T McKnight).
HR: J Nieves (5, off M Valdes; 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF); S Sosa (48, off T McKnight; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: J Nieves 5; S Sosa 5; J Zuleta 3; M Grace 2; J Lieber 2; J Girardi; R Gload; A Ojeda.
GIDP: E Young (11).
RBI: S Sosa 2 (132); J Nieves 2 (23); J Lieber (3); M Grace (76).
2-out RBI: J Nieves 2; M Grace.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Ojeda-M Grace.
Baserunning
SB: J Nieves (1, 2nd base off T McKnight/M Meluskey); E Young (50, 2nd base off T McKnight/M Meluskey).

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
Tony McKnight, W (2-1) 7 8 3 3 1 6 1 3.50 30 113 73 47 16 10 9 14 6 0 54 0.067 0.99 0.8
Marc Valdes 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 4.97 5 19 11 8 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 -0.032 0.53 -1.5
Octavio Dotel, S (13) 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.05 6 19 14 7 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.100 2.65 -0.5
Team Totals 9 13 6 6 2 7 2 6.00 41 151 98 62 20 16 12 20 8 0 54 0 0 0.135 1.16 -1.1

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
Jon Lieber, L (12-9) 7 9 7 7 0 10 3 4.32 30 97 70 37 19 14 9 10 6 0 41 -0.394 0.80 -3.2
Kyle Farnsworth 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.66 3 14 10 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.009 0.12 0.5
Felix Heredia 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 5.29 5 19 13 6 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.005 0.57 -0.3
Tim Worrell 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 1 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.026 0.99 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 7 7 1 15 3 7.00 39 134 96 48 30 18 11 11 6 0 41 3 0 -0.364 0.72 -2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Lieber (9; J Lugo).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tony Randazzo, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Ted Barrett.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 11mph out to Centerfield, Overcast.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Roger Cedeno LF 1 Eric Young 2B
2 Julio Lugo 2B 2 Augie Ojeda SS
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Sammy Sosa RF
4 Mitch Meluskey C 4 Mark Grace 1B
5 Moises Alou RF 5 Julio Zuleta LF
6 Richard Hidalgo CF 6 Gary Matthews CF
7 Chris Truby 3B 7 Jose Nieves 3B
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Joe Girardi C
9 Tony McKnight P 9 Jon Lieber P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 6-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Zuleta O. Dotel 18% 100% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b1 0-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR CHC S. Sosa T. McKnight -17% 47% Home Run (Fly Ball); Ojeda Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR HOU J. Lugo J. Lieber 15% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball); Cedeno Scores
t3 3-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  R HOU M. Meluskey J. Lieber 13% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cedeno Scores; Lugo to 3B
b4 3-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC E. Young T. McKnight 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-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' Jon Lieber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU R. Cedeno J. Lieber 3% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR HOU J. Lugo J. Lieber 15% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball); Cedeno Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Lieber -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey J. Lieber -1% 65% Strikeout Looking
t1 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Alou J. Lieber -1% 64% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC E. Young T. McKnight 2% 66% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC A. Ojeda T. McKnight -3% 64% Single to P (Bunt)
b1 0-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR CHC S. Sosa T. McKnight -17% 47% Home Run (Fly Ball); Ojeda Scores
b1 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC M. Grace T. McKnight 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 2-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC J. Zuleta T. McKnight -2% 47% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b1 2-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC G. Matthews T. McKnight 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 6-7-8
t2 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R HOU R. Hidalgo J. Lieber 10% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t2 3-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Truby J. Lieber -2% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t2 3-2 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Lieber -2% 56% Strikeout Swinging
t2 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. McKnight J. Lieber -1% 55% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 7-8-9
b2 2-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Nieves T. McKnight -4% 51% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b2 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Girardi T. McKnight -3% 49% Nieves Steals 2B
b2 2-3 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Girardi T. McKnight 5% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b2 2-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  R CHC J. Lieber T. McKnight -9% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive); Nieves Scores
b2 3-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC E. Young T. McKnight 3% 48% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 3-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC A. Ojeda T. McKnight -1% 47% Young Steals 2B
b2 3-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  CHC A. Ojeda T. McKnight -1% 46% Walk
b2 3-3 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Sosa T. McKnight 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 1-2-3
t3 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU R. Cedeno J. Lieber 4% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t3 3-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU J. Lugo J. Lieber 6% 60% Hit By Pitch; Cedeno to 2B
t3 3-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Lieber -6% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  R HOU M. Meluskey J. Lieber 13% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cedeno Scores; Lugo to 3B
t3 4-3 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO HOU M. Alou J. Lieber 1% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Lugo Scores
t3 5-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo J. Lieber -2% 66% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 4-5-6
b3 3-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace T. McKnight 3% 69% Flyball: RF
b3 3-5 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC J. Zuleta T. McKnight 2% 71% Flyball: LF
b3 3-5 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O CHC G. Matthews T. McKnight 1% 72% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 7-8-9
t4 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Truby J. Lieber -2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t4 5-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Lieber -1% 69% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t4 5-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. McKnight J. Lieber -1% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 7-8-9
b4 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. Nieves T. McKnight 3% 71% Flyball: LF
b4 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Girardi T. McKnight -3% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 3-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC J. Lieber T. McKnight -5% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Girardi to 2B
b4 3-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC E. Young T. McKnight 11% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 1-2-3
t5 5-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU R. Cedeno J. Lieber 3% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t5 5-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU J. Lugo J. Lieber 4% 81% Single to LF (Line Drive); Cedeno to 2B
t5 5-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Lieber 8% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive); Cedeno Scores; Lugo to 3B
t5 6-3 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey J. Lieber -3% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t5 6-3 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  OO HOU M. Alou J. Lieber -7% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-6, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 2-3-4
b5 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Ojeda T. McKnight 3% 83% Popfly: SS
b5 3-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC S. Sosa T. McKnight 2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Grace T. McKnight -1% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Zuleta T. McKnight 3% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-3, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 6-7-8
t6 6-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU R. Hidalgo J. Lieber 6% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t6 7-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Truby J. Lieber -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 7-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Lieber -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t6 7-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. McKnight J. Lieber -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-7, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 6-7-8
Richard Hidalgo moves from CF to LF
Glen Barker replaces Roger Cedeno (LF) playing CF batting 1st
b6 3-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC G. Matthews T. McKnight 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-7 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Nieves T. McKnight 1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-7 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Girardi T. McKnight 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-3, Cubs' Jon Lieber facing 1-2-3
t7 7-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Barker J. Lieber -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 7-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo J. Lieber -0% 93% Lineout: P
t7 7-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Lieber -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-7, Astros' Tony McKnight facing 9-1-2
Chad Meyers pinch hits for Jon Lieber (P) batting 9th
b7 3-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC C. Meyers T. McKnight -5% 88% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Meyers to 2B
b7 3-7 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHC E. Young T. McKnight 4% 91% Flyball: LF
b7 3-7 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHC A. Ojeda T. McKnight 3% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Meyers to 3B
b7 3-7 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O CHC S. Sosa T. McKnight 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-3, Cubs' Kyle Farnsworth facing 4-5-6
Kyle Farnsworth replaces Chad Meyers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey K. Farnsworth -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t8 7-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Alou K. Farnsworth -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t8 7-3 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Farnsworth -0% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-7, Astros' Marc Valdes facing 4-5-6
Marc Valdes replaces Tony McKnight pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Grace M. Valdes 2% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 3-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Zuleta M. Valdes -2% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b8 3-7 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC G. Matthews M. Valdes 3% 98% Baserunner Out Advancing; Zuleta out at 2B/C-2B
b8 3-7 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC G. Matthews M. Valdes -1% 97% Walk
b8 3-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR CHC J. Nieves M. Valdes -7% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball); Matthews Scores
b8 5-7 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Girardi M. Valdes 2% 92% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cubs' Felix Heredia facing 7-8-9
Felix Heredia replaces Jose Nieves (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Willie Greene replaces Kyle Farnsworth (P) playing 3B batting 9th
t9 7-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Truby F. Heredia 1% 93% Single (Ground Ball)
t9 7-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Bogar F. Heredia 2% 95% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Truby to 2B; Bogar to 1B
Lance Berkman pinch hits for Marc Valdes (P) batting 9th
t9 7-5 0 12- 4,(0-2)  O HOU L. Berkman F. Heredia -2% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-5 1 12- 5,(3-1)  HOU G. Barker F. Heredia 2% 95% Walk; Truby to 3B; Bogar to 2B
t9 7-5 1 123 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo F. Heredia -3% 93% Strikeout Swinging
Tim Worrell replaces Felix Heredia pitching and batting 7th
t9 7-5 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell T. Worrell -3% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-7, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 9-1-2
Octavio Dotel replaces Lance Berkman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 5-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC W. Greene O. Dotel 5% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 5-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC E. Young O. Dotel 3% 98% Strikeout Swinging
Ross Gload pinch hits for Augie Ojeda (SS) batting 2nd
b9 5-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC R. Gload O. Dotel -3% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b9 5-7 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  CHC S. Sosa O. Dotel -5% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Gload to 2B
b9 5-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHC M. Grace O. Dotel -8% 82% Single to RF (Line Drive); Gload Scores; Sosa to 2B
b9 6-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Zuleta O. Dotel 18% 100% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 6.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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