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Scores
Standings
MIL
@BOS
2
10
CHW
@CLE
7
9
ANA
@DET
5
7
OAK
@KCR
9
3
SEA
@MIN
9
0
BAL
@NYY
4
1
TEX
@TOR
1
2
NYM
@CHC
5
7
PIT
@CIN
13
4
STL
@COL
10
7
 
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STL
@COL
6
7
FLA
@LAD
5
9
PHI
@MON
5
3
ATL
@SDP
9
1
HOU
@SFG
3
5
Saturday, September 6, 1997, 7:05
, Coors Field
Attendance: 44,288, Time of Game: 3:15
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
6
66-76
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
at Rockies
7
72-71
 Won 1 
3rd, 8½ GB
W: Darren Holmes (7-2)
L: Curtis King (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  0   0  0  0   2  3  0    6 12  0
Rockies         1  0  0   3  0  0   1  1  1    7 13  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .288 .346 .445 .792 16 10 0.050 1.20 0.119 -0.069 0.2 6 1
Royce Clayton SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .259 .301 .392 .693 17 10 -0.110 1.14 0.034 -0.145 -1.0 0 3 SB,CS
   Brady Raggio P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Bell SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .321 .414 .735 2 1 -0.031 3.38 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 0 SH
Mark McGwire 1B 3 1 1 1 2 1 5 .275 .393 .639 1.032 23 11 0.139 1.59 0.191 -0.052 1.3 8 2 2B,IW
Phil Plantier RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .276 .354 .494 .848 22 16 -0.056 1.98 0.210 -0.266 0.0 1 0 2B,GDP
Willie McGee LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .309 .362 .442 .803 5 5 0.181 1.50 0.244 -0.064 0.7 3 0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .254 .313 .410 .724 14 10 -0.001 1.40 0.074 -0.075 0.0 0 2 HBP
Eli Marrero C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 6 5 -0.050 0.97 0.000 -0.050 -0.5 3 0
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dmitri Young PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259 .331 .358 .689 4 3 0.044 1.04 0.044 0.000 0.4
   Luis Ordaz SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Scott Livingstone PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .159 .191 .175 .366 2 2 0.186 2.96 0.186 0.000 1.3
   Mike Difelice C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .294 .328 .622 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Scarborough Green CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 13 9 -0.058 1.09 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 2 0
   Ray Lankford PH-CF 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .304 .405 .585 .990 13 9 -0.188 1.45 0.000 -0.188 -2.0 0 0 GDP
Sean Lowe P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1 -0.025 0.84 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 1
   Tom Lampkin C 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 .239 .335 .385 .720 7 5 0.136 1.01 0.154 -0.018 1.5 1 1 HR
   Ron Gant PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233 .317 .396 .714 4 3 -0.051 1.75 0.000 -0.051 -0.4
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lance Painter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Curtis King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 12 6 3 6 40 .343 .410 .514 .925 149 100 0.166 1.46 1.256 -1.092 0.4 25 12
2B: M McGwire (27, off J Thomson); P Plantier (7, off M DeJean); W McGee (16, off M DeJean).
HR: T Lampkin (7, off J Thomson, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SH: D Bell (2, off D Holmes).
IBB: M McGwire (13, by D Holmes).
HBP: G Gaetti (6, by M DeJean).
TB: T Lampkin 4; W McGee 3; P Plantier 3; D DeShields 2; M McGwire 2; G Gaetti; D Young; S Livingstone; R Clayton.
GIDP: P Plantier (4); R Lankford (9).
RBI: W McGee 2 (31); T Lampkin 2 (21); S Livingstone (6); M McGwire (107).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Clayton-D DeShields-M McGwire.
Baserunning
SB: R Clayton (25, 2nd base off J Thomson/J Reed).
CS: R Clayton (10, Home by J Thomson/J Reed).

Colorado Rockies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Walt Weiss SS 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .275 .374 .391 .765 26 12 -0.028 1.24 0.067 -0.095 0.0 3 5
Ellis Burks CF-LF 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .279 .357 .563 .920 18 10 0.055 1.58 0.112 -0.057 0.7 1 0
Larry Walker RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .375 .460 .719 1.179 7 6 -0.036 1.44 0.021 -0.057 -0.4 0 0 SB
   John Vander Wal RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .159 .250 .183 .433 7 4 -0.057 1.06 0.000 -0.057 -1.1 2 0
   Harvey Pulliam RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .311 .431 .743 3 2 -0.139 5.19 0.000 -0.139 -0.9 0 0
Dante Bichette LF 3 2 2 2 0 0 4 .313 .348 .510 .858 20 13 0.132 0.85 0.155 -0.023 1.0 2 0 HR,SF
   Andres Galarraga 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .316 .388 .578 .966 6 5 0.071 2.37 0.071 0.000 0.4 2 0
Todd Helton 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .317 .386 .603 .989 17 8 0.030 0.83 0.071 -0.040 0.4 5 2
   Mike DeJean P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Munoz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Curt Leskanic P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darren Holmes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .150 .316 .466 1 1 -0.017 3.08 0.000 -0.017 -0.3 0 0 SH
Vinny Castilla 3B 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .303 .354 .563 .917 15 10 0.443 1.82 0.556 -0.112 0.3 0 4 HR,GDP
Jeff Reed C 4 1 1 3 0 2 4 .318 .398 .548 .947 14 10 0.143 1.27 0.222 -0.079 1.5 7 2 HR
Neifi Perez 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .301 .350 .469 .819 11 8 0.080 0.66 0.101 -0.021 0.4 5 3 2B
John Thomson P 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220 .256 .220 .475 5 3 -0.032 0.62 0.005 -0.038 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Quinton McCracken CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .282 .366 .354 .720 2 2 0.020 2.43 0.020 0.000 0.3 0 0
Team Totals 34 7 13 7 5 5 42 .382 .450 .676 1.126 152 94 0.665 1.37 1.401 -0.735 2.0 27 16
2B: N Perez (11, off L Painter).
HR: J Reed (14, off S Lowe, 4th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF); D Bichette (22, off B Raggio, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); V Castilla (38, off J Frascatore, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: D Bichette (6, off S Lowe).
SH: J Thomson (5, off S Lowe); D Holmes (3, off C King).
TB: D Bichette 5; V Castilla 5; J Reed 4; N Perez 3; J Thomson; T Helton; A Galarraga; W Weiss; Q McCracken; E Burks.
GIDP: V Castilla (16).
RBI: J Reed 3 (40); D Bichette 2 (105); V Castilla 2 (101).
2-out RBI: D Bichette.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Weiss-A Galarraga; W Weiss-N Perez-A Galarraga.
Baserunning
SB: L Walker (31, 2nd base off S Lowe/E Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Sean Lowe 3.2 5 4 4 4 3 1 11.25 20 75 44 19 11 14 7 6 2 0 34 -0.203 1.12 -2.4
Tony Fossas 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.74 8 34 22 15 2 5 3 4 2 0 3 0 0.092 0.52 2.1
Brady Raggio 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 7.91 4 19 13 5 2 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 -0.065 0.58 -0.4
John Frascatore, BS (3) 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.35 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.271 2.54 -1.0
Lance Painter 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 11.57 4 6 5 4 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.026 2.31 0.1
Curtis King, L (3-1) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.10 5 15 9 6 0 3 1 3 2 0 2 0 -0.243 3.45 -0.5
Team Totals 8.1 13 7 7 5 5 3 7.56 42 152 94 50 15 29 14 18 6 0 34 5 0 -0.664 1.37 -2.0
J Frascatore faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Colorado Rockies

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
John Thomson 7 8 3 3 1 5 1 4.36 29 115 80 52 9 19 14 9 2 0 53 0.163 1.05 1.4
Mike DeJean, BS (1) 0 3 3 3 1 0 0 4.53 5 14 9 7 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 -0.685 2.44 -4.3
Mike Munoz 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.71 1 6 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.145 1.15 1.6
Curt Leskanic 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.57 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.051 1.75 0.4
Darren Holmes, W (7-2) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.92 4 12 6 5 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.162 3.43 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 6 6 3 6 1 6.00 40 151 102 69 10 23 18 12 5 0 53 3 0 -0.164 1.46 -0.4
M DeJean faced 5 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M DeJean (3; G Gaetti).
IBB: D Holmes (3; M McGwire).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Mark Barron, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 3:15.
Attendance: 44,288.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 13mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Colorado Rockies
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Walt Weiss SS
2 Royce Clayton SS 2 Ellis Burks CF
3 Mark McGwire 1B 3 Larry Walker RF
4 Phil Plantier RF 4 Dante Bichette LF
5 Willie McGee LF 5 Todd Helton 1B
6 Gary Gaetti 3B 6 Vinny Castilla 3B
7 Eli Marrero C 7 Jeff Reed C
8 Scarborough Green CF 8 Neifi Perez 2B
9 Sean Lowe P 9 John Thomson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 6-6 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R COL V. Castilla C. King 28% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Galarraga Scores
b8 5-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R COL V. Castilla J. Frascatore 27% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t9 6-6 1 12- 4,(0-2)  OO STL P. Plantier D. Holmes 24% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR COL J. Reed S. Lowe 22% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Bichette Scores; Helton Scores
t8 3-5 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR STL W. McGee M. DeJean -22% 38% Double to RF (Ground Ball); McGwire Scores; Plantier Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Rockies' John Thomson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. DeShields J. Thomson 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL R. Clayton J. Thomson -2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R STL M. McGwire J. Thomson -10% 40% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Clayton Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- 7,(1-2)  O STL P. Plantier J. Thomson 3% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B; McGwire to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee J. Thomson 3% 46% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rockies Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Sean Lowe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  COL W. Weiss S. Lowe 4% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  COL E. Burks S. Lowe 5% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Weiss to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O COL L. Walker S. Lowe -3% 52% Fielder's Choice 2B unassisted; Weiss to 3B; Burks out at 2B/2B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  COL D. Bichette S. Lowe 2% 54% Walker Steals 2B
b1 0-1 1 -23 3,(1-1)  RO COL D. Bichette S. Lowe -1% 53% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Weiss Scores
b1 1-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O COL T. Helton S. Lowe -3% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Rockies' John Thomson facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL G. Gaetti J. Thomson -4% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 1-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero J. Thomson 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 1-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL S. Green J. Thomson 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Lowe J. Thomson 3% 56% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rockies Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Sean Lowe facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O COL V. Castilla S. Lowe -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O COL J. Reed S. Lowe -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O COL N. Perez S. Lowe -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Rockies' John Thomson facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL D. DeShields J. Thomson -4% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Thomson 4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. McGwire J. Thomson 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL P. Plantier J. Thomson -1% 52% Clayton Steals 2B
t3 1-1 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  STL P. Plantier J. Thomson -2% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Clayton to 3B
t3 1-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee J. Thomson 6% 56% Clayton Caught Stealing Hm (C-SS-C-3B-1B-C)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rockies Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Sean Lowe facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O COL J. Thomson S. Lowe -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b3 1-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  COL W. Weiss S. Lowe 3% 56% Walk
b3 1-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O COL E. Burks S. Lowe -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O COL L. Walker S. Lowe -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Rockies' John Thomson facing 5-6-7
John Vander Wal replaces Larry Walker playing RF batting 3rd
t4 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee J. Thomson 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t4 1-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Thomson 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Marrero J. Thomson 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Rockies Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Sean Lowe facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  COL D. Bichette S. Lowe 4% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 1-1 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  COL T. Helton S. Lowe 6% 66% Walk; Bichette to 2B
b4 1-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O COL V. Castilla S. Lowe -6% 61% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR COL J. Reed S. Lowe 22% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Bichette Scores; Helton Scores
b4 4-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  COL N. Perez S. Lowe 1% 84% Single to 3B (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
b4 4-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O COL J. Thomson S. Lowe -1% 83% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Perez to 2B
b4 4-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  COL W. Weiss S. Lowe 0% 83% Walk
b4 4-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  COL E. Burks S. Lowe 1% 85% Walk; Perez to 3B; Weiss to 2B
Tony Fossas replaces Eli Marrero (C) pitching and batting 7th
Tom Lampkin replaces Sean Lowe (P) playing C batting 9th
b4 4-1 2 123 2,(1-0)  O COL J. Vander Wal T. Fossas -4% 81% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Rockies' John Thomson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL S. Green J. Thomson 3% 84% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 1-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Lampkin J. Thomson 2% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields J. Thomson 1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Rockies Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 4-5-6
b5 4-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O COL D. Bichette T. Fossas -1% 85% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 4-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  COL T. Helton T. Fossas 1% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b5 4-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO COL V. Castilla T. Fossas -3% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Rockies' John Thomson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Thomson 3% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire J. Thomson 2% 88% Flyball: RF
t6 1-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  STL P. Plantier J. Thomson -1% 87% Walk
t6 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL W. McGee J. Thomson -3% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Plantier to 3B
t6 1-4 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Thomson 5% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Rockies Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O COL J. Reed T. Fossas -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O COL N. Perez T. Fossas -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  COL J. Thomson T. Fossas 1% 88% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b6 4-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O COL W. Weiss T. Fossas -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Rockies 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Rockies' John Thomson facing 7-8-9
Dmitri Young pinch hits for Tony Fossas (P) batting 7th
t7 1-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  STL D. Young J. Thomson -4% 83% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
Ray Lankford pinch hits for Scarborough Green (CF) batting 8th
t7 1-4 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford J. Thomson 4% 87% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR STL T. Lampkin J. Thomson -15% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Lankford Scores
t7 3-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. DeShields J. Thomson 3% 75% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Clayton J. Thomson 2% 77% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Rockies 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Rockies Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cardinals' Brady Raggio facing 2-3-4
Brady Raggio replaces Royce Clayton (SS) pitching and batting 2nd
Luis Ordaz replaces Dmitri Young (PH) playing SS batting 7th
Ray Lankford moves from PH to CF
b7 4-3 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O COL E. Burks B. Raggio -2% 75% Flyball: RF
b7 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O COL J. Vander Wal B. Raggio -2% 73% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b7 4-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R COL D. Bichette B. Raggio 12% 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b7 5-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O COL T. Helton B. Raggio -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Rockies 5.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Rockies' Mike DeJean facing 3-4-5
Mike DeJean replaces Todd Helton (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Andres Galarraga replaces Dante Bichette (LF) playing 1B batting 4th
Ellis Burks moves from CF to LF
Quinton McCracken replaces John Thomson (P) playing CF batting 9th
Harvey Pulliam replaces John Vander Wal playing RF batting 3rd
t8 3-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL M. McGwire M. DeJean -7% 77% Walk
t8 3-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL P. Plantier M. DeJean -18% 59% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); McGwire to 3B
t8 3-5 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR STL W. McGee M. DeJean -22% 38% Double to RF (Ground Ball); McGwire Scores; Plantier Scores
t8 5-5 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  STL G. Gaetti M. DeJean -4% 34% Hit By Pitch
Scott Livingstone pinch hits for Luis Ordaz (SS) batting 7th
t8 5-5 0 12- 2,(0-1)  R STL S. Livingstone M. DeJean -19% 15% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); McGee Scores; Gaetti to 3B
Mike Munoz replaces Mike DeJean pitching and batting 5th
t8 6-5 0 1-3 6,(2-2)  OO STL R. Lankford M. Munoz 14% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B); Gaetti stays at 3B
Curt Leskanic replaces Mike Munoz pitching and batting 5th
Ron Gant pinch hits for Tom Lampkin (C) batting 9th
t8 6-5 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant C. Leskanic 5% 35% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Rockies 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Rockies Batting, Behind 5-6, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 6-7-8
John Frascatore replaces Ron Gant (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Mike Difelice replaces Scott Livingstone (PH) playing C batting 7th
David Bell replaces Brady Raggio (P) playing SS batting 2nd
b8 5-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R COL V. Castilla J. Frascatore 27% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Lance Painter replaces John Frascatore pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O COL J. Reed L. Painter -5% 57% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 6-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  COL N. Perez L. Painter 9% 66% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b8 6-6 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  COL Q. McCracken L. Painter 2% 68% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Perez stays at 2B
b8 6-6 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O COL W. Weiss L. Painter -8% 59% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
Curtis King replaces Lance Painter pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-6 2 12- 4,(3-0)  COL E. Burks C. King 4% 64% Walk; Perez to 3B; McCracken to 2B
b8 6-6 2 123 3,(1-1)  O COL H. Pulliam C. King -14% 50% Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 6, Rockies 6.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 6-6, Rockies' Darren Holmes facing 1-2-3
Darren Holmes replaces Curt Leskanic pitching and batting 5th
t9 6-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL D. DeShields D. Holmes -8% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 6-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. Bell D. Holmes 3% 45% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; DeShields to 2B
t9 6-6 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire D. Holmes -3% 42% Intentional Walk
t9 6-6 1 12- 4,(0-2)  OO STL P. Plantier D. Holmes 24% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Rockies 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Rockies Batting, Tied 6-6, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 4-5-6
b9 6-6 0 --- 6,(1-2)  COL A. Galarraga C. King 7% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b9 6-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O COL D. Holmes C. King -2% 72% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Galarraga to 2B
b9 6-6 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R COL V. Castilla C. King 28% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Galarraga Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Rockies 7.

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