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Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
1
TBR
@DET
11
7
CHW
@MIN
1
4
KCR
@OAK
5
8
LAA
@SEA
10
0
TOR
@TEX
18
10
HOU
@CHC
5
3
PIT
@CIN
3
4
PIT
@CIN
3
6
ATL
@FLA
5
2
ARI
@LAD
5
3
 
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WSN
@SDP
1
3
Monday, August 31, 2009, 7:07PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 36,990, Time of Game: 2:31
Astros
5
63-68
 Won 1 
4th, 13½ GB
at Cubs
3
65-64
 Lost 2 
2nd, 10½ GB
W: Roy Oswalt (8-5)
L: Rich Harden (8-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  3   0  2  0   0  0  0    5  8  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    3  7  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 4 1 1 1 1 2 .292 .774 25 15 0.066 0.74 0.111 -0.046 0.4 7 0 2B
Jeff Keppinger 2B 4 2 1 0 1 1 .262 .729 14 6 -0.007 0.69 0.037 -0.045 -0.2 0 2
Lance Berkman 1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 .276 .912 25 10 0.059 0.72 0.082 -0.023 0.7 7 1
Carlos Lee LF 4 1 2 4 0 1 .308 .857 14 8 0.182 1.09 0.236 -0.055 2.5 1 0 HR,GDP
Miguel Tejada SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 .303 .763 12 11 -0.019 0.55 0.037 -0.056 -0.7 3 3
Geoff Blum 3B 4 0 1 0 0 3 .259 .709 15 12 -0.064 0.77 0.010 -0.075 -0.7 0 0
Hunter Pence RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .281 .812 21 8 -0.061 0.69 0.038 -0.099 -0.8 3 0 CS,GDP
Chris Coste C 2 1 0 0 2 2 .226 .643 20 10 0.028 0.61 0.054 -0.026 -0.0 5 0
Roy Oswalt P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .130 .314 9 5 -0.046 0.96 0.000 -0.046 -0.7 0 0 2·SH
   Darin Erstad PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .210 .647 3 3 -0.008 0.28 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 7 15 .267 .805 158 88 0.130 0.74 0.605 -0.479 0.2 27 6
2B: M Bourn (25, off R Harden).
HR: C Lee (22, off R Harden; 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: R Oswalt 2 (13, 1 off A Heilman, 1 off R Harden).
TB: C Lee 5; M Bourn 2; M Tejada; L Berkman; H Pence; G Blum; J Keppinger.
GIDP: H Pence (19); C Lee (17).
RBI: C Lee 4 (85); M Bourn (32).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Keppinger-M Tejada-L Berkman.
E: H Pence (4).
Baserunning
CS: H Pence (9, 2nd base by R Harden/K Hill).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ryan Theriot SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 .293 .735 11 10 0.056 0.74 0.092 -0.036 0.9 1 2
Milton Bradley RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .812 11 6 -0.112 1.09 0.000 -0.112 -1.1 1 0
Derrek Lee 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .294 .920 11 6 0.133 0.90 0.161 -0.028 1.6 4 1 HR
Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .918 12 9 -0.116 1.24 0.000 -0.116 -0.9 0 1
Kosuke Fukudome CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .274 .842 23 15 -0.125 0.96 0.000 -0.125 -1.2 1 0
Jake Fox LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .863 11 11 -0.119 1.12 0.000 -0.119 -1.0 1 0
Jeff Baker 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .281 .799 17 13 0.023 0.80 0.066 -0.043 0.4 4 2
Koyie Hill C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .245 .677 15 11 -0.080 1.06 0.059 -0.138 -0.0 15 1 2B,GDP
Rich Harden P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .445 2 2 -0.016 0.65 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 0 0
   Mike Fontenot PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .671 1 1 -0.030 1.05 0.000 -0.030 -0.4
   Aaron Heilman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sam Fuld PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .750 3 2 0.015 0.40 0.015 0.000 0.1
   Kevin Gregg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 7 3 1 5 .206 .552 117 86 -0.371 0.96 0.393 -0.763 -1.8 27 7
2B: K Hill (11, off R Oswalt).
HR: D Lee (26, off L Hawkins; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: D Lee 4; K Hill 2; J Baker 2; R Theriot 2; S Fuld.
GIDP: K Hill (7).
RBI: R Theriot (49); K Hill (20); D Lee (88).
2-out RBI: R Theriot.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Theriot-J Baker-D Lee 2.

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
Roy Oswalt, W (8-5) 7 6 2 2 1 3 0 3.80 28 92 68 44 9 15 8 16 5 0 59 0.260 0.94 1.7
LaTroy Hawkins, H (15) 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.09 4 15 9 5 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.013 0.92 -0.5
Jose Valverde, S (20) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.09 3 10 9 3 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.098 1.26 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 5 1 3.00 35 117 86 52 16 18 9 20 5 0 59 0 0 0.371 0.96 1.8

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
Rich Harden, L (8-8) 5 5 5 5 6 9 1 4.19 24 98 52 24 13 15 3 7 3 0 40 -0.215 0.92 -2.3
Aaron Heilman 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 4.26 8 31 17 7 6 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.049 0.55 1.1
Kevin Gregg 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.09 4 15 10 5 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.017 0.34 0.5
John Grabow 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.72 3 14 9 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.020 0.25 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 7 15 1 5.00 39 158 88 39 25 24 7 11 6 0 40 0 0 -0.129 0.74 -0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Eric Cooper.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 61° F, Wind 4mph in from Centerfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Michael Bourn CF 1 Ryan Theriot SS
2 Jeff Keppinger 2B 2 Milton Bradley RF
3 Lance Berkman 1B 3 Derrek Lee 1B
4 Carlos Lee LF 4 Aramis Ramirez 3B
5 Miguel Tejada SS 5 Kosuke Fukudome CF
6 Geoff Blum 3B 6 Jake Fox LF
7 Hunter Pence RF 7 Jeff Baker 2B
8 Chris Coste C 8 Koyie Hill C
9 Roy Oswalt P 9 Rich Harden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 123 3,(1-1)  RR HOU C. Lee R. Harden 14% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bourn Scores; Keppinger Scores; Berkman to 3B; Lee to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R HOU M. Bourn R. Harden 11% 63% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Coste Scores
b7 2-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO CHC K. Hill R. Oswalt 10% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 3-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR HOU C. Lee R. Harden 10% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Keppinger Scores
b6 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC D. Lee R. Oswalt -7% 76% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Lee to 2B

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' Rich Harden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Harden -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Keppinger R. Harden -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman R. Harden 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Lee R. Harden -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC R. Theriot R. Oswalt -3% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Bradley R. Oswalt 3% 45% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC D. Lee R. Oswalt 3% 48% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Oswalt 2% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rich Harden facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada R. Harden 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU G. Blum R. Harden -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO HOU H. Pence R. Harden -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome R. Oswalt 2% 47% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC J. Fox R. Oswalt 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Baker R. Oswalt 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Rich Harden facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Coste R. Harden 4% 54% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt R. Harden -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Coste to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R HOU M. Bourn R. Harden 11% 63% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Coste Scores
t3 1-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Keppinger R. Harden 2% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman R. Harden 6% 70% Walk; Bourn to 3B; Keppinger to 2B
t3 1-0 1 123 3,(1-1)  RR HOU C. Lee R. Harden 14% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bourn Scores; Keppinger Scores; Berkman to 3B; Lee to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 3-0 1 -23 4,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Harden -5% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-0 2 -23 5,(1-2)  O HOU G. Blum R. Harden -4% 76% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC K. Hill R. Oswalt 2% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b3 0-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Harden R. Oswalt 2% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Theriot R. Oswalt 1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Rich Harden facing 7-8-9
t4 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU H. Pence R. Harden 2% 83% Walk
t4 3-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Coste R. Harden -3% 80% Pence Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t4 3-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Coste R. Harden 1% 81% Walk
t4 3-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Oswalt R. Harden -2% 79% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t4 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Harden -1% 78% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 2-3-4
b4 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Bradley R. Oswalt 3% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC D. Lee R. Oswalt -3% 78% Walk
b4 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Oswalt 3% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome R. Oswalt 2% 83% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Rich Harden facing 2-3-4
t5 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Keppinger R. Harden 2% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
t5 3-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Harden -2% 83% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t5 3-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR HOU C. Lee R. Harden 10% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Keppinger Scores
t5 5-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Harden -0% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t5 5-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Blum R. Harden -0% 92% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 6-7-8
b5 0-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Fox R. Oswalt 1% 94% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
b5 0-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC J. Baker R. Oswalt -2% 92% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b5 0-5 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  R CHC K. Hill R. Oswalt -6% 86% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Baker Scores
Mike Fontenot pinch hits for Rich Harden (P) batting 9th
b5 1-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Fontenot R. Oswalt 3% 89% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b5 1-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHC R. Theriot R. Oswalt -6% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hill Scores
b5 2-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Bradley R. Oswalt 3% 86% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Aaron Heilman facing 7-8-9
Aaron Heilman replaces Mike Fontenot (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU H. Pence A. Heilman 2% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 5-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Coste A. Heilman -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt A. Heilman -1% 85% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Pence to 2B
t6 5-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Bourn A. Heilman 0% 85% Walk
t6 5-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Keppinger A. Heilman -2% 83% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 3-4-5
b6 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC D. Lee R. Oswalt -7% 76% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Lee to 2B
b6 2-5 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Oswalt 3% 79% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Lee to 3B
b6 2-5 1 --3 8,(2-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome R. Oswalt 6% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Fox R. Oswalt 4% 89% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Aaron Heilman facing 3-4-5
t7 5-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU L. Berkman A. Heilman 1% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t7 5-2 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO HOU C. Lee A. Heilman -3% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t7 5-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada A. Heilman -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 7-8-9
b7 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC J. Baker R. Oswalt -5% 82% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b7 2-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO CHC K. Hill R. Oswalt 10% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
Sam Fuld pinch hits for Aaron Heilman (P) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC S. Fuld R. Oswalt -2% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
b7 2-5 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O CHC R. Theriot R. Oswalt 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Kevin Gregg facing 6-7-8
Kevin Gregg replaces Sam Fuld (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU G. Blum K. Gregg 1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 5-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU H. Pence K. Gregg -1% 93% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t8 5-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Coste K. Gregg -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
Darin Erstad pinch hits for Roy Oswalt (P) batting 9th
t8 5-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Erstad K. Gregg -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' LaTroy Hawkins facing 2-3-4
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Darin Erstad (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Bradley L. Hawkins 3% 94% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b8 2-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R CHC D. Lee L. Hawkins -6% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b8 3-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez L. Hawkins 3% 90% Flyball: CF
b8 3-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC K. Fukudome L. Hawkins 2% 92% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' John Grabow facing 1-2-3
John Grabow replaces Kevin Gregg pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Grabow -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Keppinger J. Grabow -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 5-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Grabow -0% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Jose Valverde facing 6-7-8
Jose Valverde replaces LaTroy Hawkins pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Fox J. Valverde 5% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-5 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O CHC J. Baker J. Valverde 3% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC K. Hill J. Valverde 2% 100% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.

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