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CLE
@LAA
3
9
KCR
@BAL
3
7
OAK
@BOS
8
6
CHW
@MIN
2
3
TOR
@SEA
2
3
NYY
@TBR
6
2
DET
@TEX
13
5
PHI
@ARI
0
4
HOU
@CHC
0
12
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@CIN
7
1
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@FLA
3
6
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@MIL
5
7
PIT
@SFG
0
1
 
(10)
LAD
@STL
2
3
 
(15)
Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 1:20PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 41,538, Time of Game: 2:34
Astros
0
51-50
 Lost 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Cubs
12
53-46
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Randy Wells (7-4)
L: Mike Hampton (6-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1
Cubs            6  1  0   2  0  0   1  2  X   12 14  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .288 .762 13 6 -0.029 0.33 0.003 -0.031 0.2 4 0
Jeff Keppinger 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .774 17 10 -0.027 0.27 0.000 -0.027 -1.7 0 1 GDP
Miguel Tejada SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .328 .833 14 8 0.000 0.17 0.011 -0.011 -0.3 1 1
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlos Lee LF-1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .845 10 7 0.006 0.22 0.018 -0.011 0.2 3 0
Geoff Blum 1B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .718 13 11 -0.044 0.26 0.000 -0.044 -1.7 3 0 GDP
Hunter Pence RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .294 .823 19 8 0.001 0.09 0.006 -0.005 -0.5 5 0 GDP
Ivan Rodriguez C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .681 8 7 -0.012 0.14 0.000 -0.012 -0.7 5 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 3 0 3 0 0 0 .253 .635 13 10 0.015 0.11 0.015 0.000 1.1 2 1
Mike Hampton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .758 4 3 -0.012 0.49 0.000 -0.012 -0.4 1 0
   Matt Kata PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .450 4 3 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.6 GDP
   Bud Norris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .622 3 2 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 2 1 .194 .436 118 75 -0.106 0.20 0.053 -0.157 -4.8 24 3
TB: K Matsui 3; M Bourn; M Tejada; H Pence.
GIDP: G Blum (7); J Keppinger (8); M Kata (3); H Pence (16).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: M Bourn (2).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Reed Johnson CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 .252 .722 10 8 0.027 0.56 0.034 -0.007 0.1 0 0
   Kosuke Fukudome CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .267 .810 17 11 -0.002 0.02 0.000 -0.002 -0.9 2 0
Ryan Theriot SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 .292 .760 13 6 0.094 0.40 0.098 -0.004 0.7 4 6 2B
   Andres Blanco SS 1 1 1 1 0 0 .225 .596 3 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 1.0 2 2 HR
Derrek Lee 1B 3 1 1 2 0 1 .291 .904 13 9 0.009 0.40 0.013 -0.003 0.7 10 1 2B,SF
   Micah Hoffpauir 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 .240 .722 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.9 1 0 3B
Aramis Ramirez 3B 3 2 2 2 1 0 .343 1.006 10 5 0.070 0.34 0.070 0.000 1.6 0 1 HR,IW
   Mike Fontenot PH-2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 .228 .671 4 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 0
Milton Bradley RF 4 2 2 1 1 0 .250 .766 22 15 0.028 0.17 0.029 -0.002 1.5 2 0
Alfonso Soriano LF 3 1 1 3 0 1 .251 .768 9 6 0.137 0.48 0.140 -0.003 1.6 1 0 HR
   Jake Fox PH-LF 1 0 1 2 0 0 .319 .919 9 6 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 0 0 SF
Jeff Baker 2B-3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .196 .607 17 9 0.010 0.11 0.012 -0.002 -0.1 3 6 2B
Koyie Hill C 5 0 2 1 0 1 .206 .600 17 12 0.025 0.09 0.026 -0.002 0.6 2 0
Randy Wells P 2 0 0 0 1 0 .143 .315 9 4 -0.005 0.08 0.000 -0.005 -1.0 0 2 SH
   Mitch Atkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 12 14 12 6 5 .400 1.265 156 94 0.393 0.21 0.422 -0.030 7.7 27 18
2B: J Baker (4, off B Norris); R Theriot (18, off M Hampton); D Lee (18, off M Hampton).
3B: M Hoffpauir (1, off D Brocail).
HR: A Soriano (19, off M Hampton; 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF); A Ramirez (9, off M Hampton; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); A Blanco (1, off D Brocail; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: J Fox (5, off B Norris); D Lee (4, off M Hampton).
SH: R Wells (4, off M Hampton).
IBB: A Ramirez (1, by M Hampton).
TB: A Ramirez 5; A Soriano 4; A Blanco 4; M Hoffpauir 3; J Baker 2; M Bradley 2; K Hill 2; D Lee 2; R Theriot 2; J Fox; R Johnson.
RBI: A Soriano 3 (48); A Ramirez 2 (30); J Fox 2 (23); D Lee 2 (66); A Blanco (9); M Bradley (25); K Hill (11).
2-out RBI: D Lee; A Ramirez; M Bradley.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 4. J Baker-R Theriot-D Lee; R Theriot-J Baker-D Lee; D Lee-R Theriot-D Lee; A Blanco-M Hoffpauir.
E: J Baker (2); R Theriot (12).

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 Hampton, L (6-8) 4 8 9 9 4 1 2 5.36 24 79 46 34 4 8 6 13 2 0 7 -0.395 0.38 -6.9
Bud Norris 3 3 1 1 1 4 0 3.00 13 52 33 20 5 8 1 7 2 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.6
Doug Brocail 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 6.75 7 25 15 13 0 2 1 5 3 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.5
Team Totals 8 14 12 12 6 5 3 13.50 44 156 94 67 9 18 8 25 7 0 7 0 0 -0.394 0.21 -7.7

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
Randy Wells, W (7-4) 8 6 0 0 2 1 0 2.84 30 110 68 43 4 21 17 10 4 0 69 0.106 0.23 4.3
Mitch Atkins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 8 7 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 33 118 75 48 4 23 19 11 4 0 69 0 0 0.106 0.20 4.8
Balks: None.
WP: M Hampton (1); B Norris (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Hampton (5; A Ramirez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 15mph in from Rightfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Michael Bourn CF 1 Reed Johnson CF
2 Jeff Keppinger 3B 2 Ryan Theriot SS
3 Miguel Tejada SS 3 Derrek Lee 1B
4 Carlos Lee LF 4 Aramis Ramirez 3B
5 Geoff Blum 1B 5 Milton Bradley RF
6 Hunter Pence RF 6 Alfonso Soriano LF
7 Ivan Rodriguez C 7 Jeff Baker 2B
8 Kazuo Matsui 2B 8 Koyie Hill C
9 Mike Hampton P 9 Randy Wells P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR CHC A. Soriano M. Hampton 14% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ramirez Scores; Bradley Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Theriot M. Hampton 10% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Johnson to 3B
b1 1-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R CHC A. Ramirez M. Hampton 5% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Theriot Scores
t2 0-6 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU G. Blum R. Wells 4% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  CHC R. Johnson M. Hampton 3% 58% Single to RF (Ground Ball)

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' Randy Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Wells 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Keppinger R. Wells 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Wells 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' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  CHC R. Johnson M. Hampton 3% 58% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Theriot M. Hampton 10% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Johnson to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RO CHC D. Lee M. Hampton 0% 68% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (CF-RF); Johnson Scores; Theriot to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
b1 1-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R CHC A. Ramirez M. Hampton 5% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Theriot Scores
b1 2-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Bradley M. Hampton 2% 76% Walk; Ramirez to 2B
b1 2-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR CHC A. Soriano M. Hampton 14% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ramirez Scores; Bradley Scores
b1 5-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC J. Baker M. Hampton 1% 90% Walk
b1 5-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHC K. Hill M. Hampton 1% 91% Wild Pitch; Baker to 2B
b1 5-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  R CHC K. Hill M. Hampton 3% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Baker Scores
b1 6-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Wells M. Hampton -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Hill to 2B
b1 6-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Johnson M. Hampton -1% 92% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 6.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 4-5-6
t2 0-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Lee R. Wells -2% 91% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t2 0-6 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU G. Blum R. Wells 4% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU H. Pence R. Wells -1% 94% Walk
t2 0-6 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU I. Rodriguez R. Wells 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 2-3-4
b2 6-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC R. Theriot M. Hampton -0% 94% Flyball: RF
b2 6-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Lee M. Hampton -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 6-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R CHC A. Ramirez M. Hampton 2% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b2 7-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Bradley M. Hampton -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 7.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 8-9-1
t3 0-7 0 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU K. Matsui R. Wells -1% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t3 0-7 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Hampton R. Wells 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Wells 1% 97% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (Front of Home)
t3 0-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Keppinger R. Wells 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 6-7-8
b3 7-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano M. Hampton -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b3 7-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Baker M. Hampton -0% 97% Popfly: 2B
b3 7-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC K. Hill M. Hampton -0% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 7.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 3-4-5
Kosuke Fukudome replaces Reed Johnson playing CF batting 1st
t4 0-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada R. Wells -1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t4 0-7 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Lee R. Wells 1% 97% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 0-7 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Blum R. Wells 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-7 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU H. Pence R. Wells 1% 98% Foul Lineout: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 9-1-2
b4 7-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC R. Wells M. Hampton -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 7-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC K. Fukudome M. Hampton -0% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 7-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC R. Theriot M. Hampton 0% 98% Walk
b4 7-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R CHC D. Lee M. Hampton 1% 99% Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Theriot Scores
b4 8-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC A. Ramirez M. Hampton 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b4 8-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R CHC M. Bradley M. Hampton 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Lee Scores; Ramirez to 2B
b4 9-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O CHC A. Soriano M. Hampton -0% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 7-8-9
t5 0-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU I. Rodriguez R. Wells 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 0-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU K. Matsui R. Wells -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Matt Kata pinch hits for Mike Hampton (P) batting 9th
t5 0-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO HOU M. Kata R. Wells 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Astros' Bud Norris facing 7-8-9
Bud Norris replaces Matt Kata (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 9-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC J. Baker B. Norris -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b5 9-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Hill B. Norris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b5 9-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC R. Wells B. Norris 0% 100% Walk
b5 9-0 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome B. Norris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 1-2-3
t6 0-9 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Bourn R. Wells -0% 99% Walk
t6 0-9 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  OO HOU J. Keppinger R. Wells 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t6 0-9 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Wells 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Astros' Bud Norris facing 2-3-4
b6 9-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Theriot B. Norris -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 9-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Lee B. Norris -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b6 9-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Norris -0% 100% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 4-5-6
t7 0-9 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Lee R. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t7 0-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU G. Blum R. Wells 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-9 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU H. Pence R. Wells -0% 100% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
t7 0-9 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU I. Rodriguez R. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Astros' Bud Norris facing 5-6-7
b7 9-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Bradley B. Norris 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Bradley to 2B/Adv on E8
Jake Fox pinch hits for Alfonso Soriano (LF) batting 6th
b7 9-0 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  CHC J. Fox B. Norris 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Bradley to 3B
b7 9-0 0 --3 8,(3-2)  RO CHC J. Fox B. Norris 0% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Bradley Scores
b7 10-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  CHC J. Baker B. Norris 0% 100% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b7 10-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  CHC K. Hill B. Norris 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Baker to 3B
b7 10-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Wells B. Norris -0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b7 10-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome B. Norris 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 10.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-10, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 8-9-1
Micah Hoffpauir replaces Derrek Lee playing 1B batting 3rd
Andres Blanco replaces Ryan Theriot playing SS batting 2nd
Jake Fox moves from PH to LF
t8 0-10 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU K. Matsui R. Wells -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Bud Norris (P) batting 9th
t8 0-10 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Michaels R. Wells 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 0-10 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bourn R. Wells -0% 100% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Michaels to 2B
t8 0-10 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Keppinger R. Wells 0% 100% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
t8 0-10 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Wells 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 10-0, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 2-3-4
Doug Brocail replaces Miguel Tejada (SS) pitching and batting 3rd
Carlos Lee moves from LF to 1B
Geoff Blum moves from 1B to SS
Jason Michaels moves from PH to LF
b8 10-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R CHC A. Blanco D. Brocail 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b8 11-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Hoffpauir D. Brocail 0% 100% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
Mike Fontenot pinch hits for Aramis Ramirez (3B) batting 4th
b8 11-0 0 --3 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Fontenot D. Brocail 0% 100% Walk
b8 11-0 0 1-3 9,(2-2)  O CHC M. Bradley D. Brocail 0% 100% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
b8 11-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC J. Fox D. Brocail 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hoffpauir Scores; Fontenot to 2B
b8 12-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Baker D. Brocail 0% 100% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
b8 12-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O CHC K. Hill D. Brocail 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 12.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-12, Cubs' Mitch Atkins facing 4-5-6
Mitch Atkins replaces Randy Wells pitching and batting 9th
Mike Fontenot moves from PH to 2B
Jeff Baker moves from 2B to 3B
t9 0-12 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Lee M. Atkins 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t9 0-12 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Blum M. Atkins 0% 100% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t9 0-12 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU H. Pence M. Atkins 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 12.

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  • 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.

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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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