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Scores
Standings
BAL
@CHW
5
18
BAL
@CHW
3
5
CIN
@HOU
5
4
 
(10)
SDP
@LAD
1
3
ATL
@SFG
7
3
Thursday, April 23, 1981,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 23,173, Time of Game: 3:06
Reds
5
6-6
 Won 1 
3rd, 4½ GB
at Astros
4
3-10
 Lost 2 
6th, 8 GB
W: Joe Price (1-0)
L: Dave Smith (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Reds            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  0   1    5  9  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  4  0   0    4  9  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Collins RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .457 .528 .587 1.115 0.064 0.79 0.094 -0.030 0.7 3 0 2B
   Sam Mejias RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 -0.056 2.14 0.000 -0.056 -0.2 1 0
Ken Griffey CF 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .226 .241 .245 .486 0.062 1.34 0.175 -0.114 -0.6 6 0
Dave Concepcion SS 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .311 .396 .489 .885 0.135 1.13 0.291 -0.156 2.1 1 1 2B,CS
George Foster LF 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .261 .358 .522 .880 -0.054 1.19 0.062 -0.116 0.6 2 0
Dan Driessen 1B 3 0 1 1 2 1 5 .220 .360 .537 .897 0.348 1.39 0.403 -0.056 0.9 8 1
Ray Knight 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .273 .333 .477 .811 -0.099 0.83 0.024 -0.123 -1.5 1 2 2B
Junior Kennedy 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.064 0.84 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 2 1
   Harry Spilman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.052 2.19 0.000 -0.052 -0.2
   Ron Oester 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .222 .182 .404 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Mike O'Berry C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .133 .188 .133 .321 -0.052 0.74 0.000 -0.052 -0.5 4 0
   Joe Nolan PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300 .364 .400 .764 0.057 1.61 0.057 0.000 0.2 0 0
Tom Seaver P 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .111 .273 .111 .384 -0.003 0.52 0.021 -0.023 0.0 0 0
   Tom Hume P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Biittner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .167 .400 .567 -0.066 2.92 0.000 -0.066 -0.3
   Doug Bair P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Price P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Paul Moskau P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 37 5 9 5 5 8 42 .243 .333 .324 .658 0.220 1.14 1.127 -0.908 0.9 30 8
2B: D Collins (3, off V Ruhle); R Knight (3, off V Ruhle); D Concepcion (8, off F LaCorte).
TB: D Concepcion 4; D Collins 3; R Knight 2; D Driessen; K Griffey; G Foster.
RBI: D Concepcion 3 (12); G Foster (9); D Driessen (10).
2-out RBI: D Concepcion 2; D Driessen; G Foster.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Knight-J Kennedy-D Driessen.
Baserunning
CS: D Concepcion (1, 2nd base by V Ruhle/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Terry Puhl RF 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .208 .240 .375 .615 -0.101 2.04 0.037 -0.138 -0.2 3 0 IW
Craig Reynolds SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .354 .687 0.050 1.53 0.117 -0.067 0.2 1 5
   Dave Roberts PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.092 4.36 0.000 -0.092 -0.4 1 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 5 1 1 3 0 0 5 .283 .309 .396 .705 0.138 2.40 0.433 -0.295 0.9 2 0 HR,GDP
Jose Cruz LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .192 .204 .308 .511 0.136 1.65 0.226 -0.089 0.2 3 0 2B
Mike Ivie 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .214 .296 .511 -0.060 0.85 0.000 -0.060 -0.3 10 0
   Frank LaCorte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Woods PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.016 2.62 0.016 0.000 0.2 IW
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rafael Landestoy PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .292 .190 .482 -0.046 5.43 0.000 -0.046 -0.2 SH
Art Howe 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .271 .327 .458 .785 -0.222 2.24 0.027 -0.249 -0.9 0 2
Alan Ashby C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .194 .278 .226 .504 -0.308 2.43 0.000 -0.308 -1.2 8 1
Dickie Thon 2B-SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .222 .333 .278 .611 0.149 1.02 0.164 -0.015 1.5 1 2 2B,SB
Vern Ruhle P 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.092 1.60 0.092 0.000 0.6 0 0
   Joe Sambito P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Denny Walling 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .200 .231 .431 -0.035 2.13 0.000 -0.035 -0.6 1 0
Team Totals 37 4 9 4 5 3 43 .243 .333 .378 .712 -0.283 1.97 1.112 -1.394 -0.1 30 10
2B: D Thon (1, off T Seaver); J Cruz (3, off T Hume).
HR: C Cedeno (1, off T Hume, 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: R Landestoy (1, off J Price).
IBB: G Woods (1, by T Hume); T Puhl (1, by D Bair).
TB: C Cedeno 4; J Cruz 3; D Thon 3; C Reynolds 2; A Howe; T Puhl.
GIDP: C Cedeno (2).
RBI: C Cedeno 3 (6); T Puhl (2).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Ivie.
E: D Thon (4).
Baserunning
SB: D Thon (2, 2nd base off T Seaver/M O'Berry).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver 7.1 5 3 3 3 3 0 1.91 29 56 0.375 1.27 1.5
Tom Hume, BS (2) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 1 4.70 5 2 2 -0.380 2.72 -2.2
Doug Bair 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 8.53 3 0 0 -0.075 2.87 -0.4
Joe Price, W (1-0) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 4 2 0 0.106 4.30 0.6
Paul Moskau, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.04 2 1 0 0.255 4.80 0.6
Team Totals 10 9 4 4 5 3 1 3.60 43 56 5 2 0.281 1.97 0.1

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Ruhle 7.1 5 3 3 3 4 0 3.10 28 57 0.158 0.85 1.5
Joe Sambito 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 1 2 0 0.036 1.68 0.4
Frank LaCorte 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.29 4 2 2 -0.199 0.48 -2.6
Dave Smith, L (0-2) 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 3.97 9 0 0 -0.213 2.35 -0.2
Team Totals 10 9 5 4 5 8 0 3.60 42 57 4 2 -0.218 1.14 -0.9
Balks: None.
WP: T Seaver (2); F LaCorte (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: T Hume (3; G Woods); D Bair (1; T Puhl).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 3:06.
Attendance: 23,173.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Dave Collins RF 1 Terry Puhl RF
2 Ken Griffey CF 2 Craig Reynolds SS
3 Dave Concepcion SS 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 George Foster LF 4 Jose Cruz LF
5 Dan Driessen 1B 5 Mike Ivie 1B
6 Ray Knight 3B 6 Art Howe 3B
7 Junior Kennedy 2B 7 Alan Ashby C
8 Mike O'Berry C 8 Dickie Thon 2B
9 Tom Seaver P 9 Vern Ruhle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-4 1 12- RRR HOU C. Cedeno T. Hume -43% 45% Home Run; Puhl Scores; Reynolds Scores
t10 4-4 2 -2- R CIN D. Driessen D. Smith 37% 84% Single to CF; Griffey Scores/unER
t10 4-4 0 --- CIN K. Griffey D. Smith 18% 68% Single to 3B; Griffey to 2B/Adv on E6
t8 1-0 2 12- RR CIN D. Concepcion F. LaCorte 17% 94% Double to CF; Seaver Scores; Collins Scores
b6 0-1 1 12- OO HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 15% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN D. Collins V. Ruhle 6% 56% Double to LF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CIN K. Griffey V. Ruhle -4% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CIN D. Concepcion V. Ruhle 9% 61% Single to CF; Collins Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- O CIN G. Foster V. Ruhle -3% 58% Concepcion Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 1-0 2 --- O CIN G. Foster V. Ruhle -1% 57% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl T. Seaver 2% 60% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Seaver 1% 61% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- CIN D. Driessen V. Ruhle 3% 65% Walk
t2 1-0 0 1-- OO CIN R. Knight V. Ruhle -7% 59% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t2 1-0 2 --- O CIN J. Kennedy V. Ruhle -1% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver 2% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O HOU M. Ivie T. Seaver 2% 62% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 --- O HOU A. Howe T. Seaver 1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O CIN M. O'Berry V. Ruhle -2% 61% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O CIN T. Seaver V. Ruhle -1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O CIN D. Collins V. Ruhle -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O HOU A. Ashby T. Seaver 3% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-1 1 --- HOU D. Thon T. Seaver -3% 58% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- HOU V. Ruhle T. Seaver -2% 56% Thon Steals 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- HOU V. Ruhle T. Seaver -2% 54% Walk
b3 0-1 1 12- O HOU T. Puhl T. Seaver 6% 59% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-1 2 12- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Seaver 5% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O CIN K. Griffey V. Ruhle -2% 62% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 1 --- CIN D. Concepcion V. Ruhle 2% 65% Single to CF
t4 1-0 1 1-- CIN G. Foster V. Ruhle 3% 68% Walk; Concepcion to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- O CIN D. Driessen V. Ruhle -4% 64% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 12- O CIN R. Knight V. Ruhle -4% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 3% 63% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-1 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver 2% 65% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 --- O HOU M. Ivie T. Seaver 1% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O CIN J. Kennedy V. Ruhle -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O CIN M. O'Berry V. Ruhle -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O CIN T. Seaver V. Ruhle -1% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O HOU A. Howe T. Seaver 3% 65% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby T. Seaver 2% 67% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 2 --- O HOU D. Thon T. Seaver 1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O CIN D. Collins V. Ruhle -2% 66% Popfly: 2B
t6 1-0 1 --- O CIN K. Griffey V. Ruhle -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- O CIN D. Concepcion V. Ruhle -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- HOU V. Ruhle T. Seaver -7% 57% Walk
b6 0-1 0 1-- O HOU T. Puhl T. Seaver 6% 63% Strikeout
b6 0-1 1 1-- HOU C. Reynolds T. Seaver -7% 57% Single to RF; Ruhle to 2B
b6 0-1 1 12- OO HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 15% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 4-5-6
t7 1-0 0 --- O CIN G. Foster V. Ruhle -2% 70% Flyball: LF
t7 1-0 1 --- O CIN D. Driessen V. Ruhle -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-0 2 --- CIN R. Knight V. Ruhle 2% 71% Double to LF
t7 1-0 2 -2- O CIN J. Kennedy V. Ruhle -3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b7 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver 5% 72% Popfly: 3B
b7 0-1 1 --- O HOU M. Ivie T. Seaver 3% 75% Flyball: RF
b7 0-1 2 --- HOU A. Howe T. Seaver -3% 73% Single to RF
b7 0-1 2 1-- O HOU A. Ashby T. Seaver 5% 77% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 8-9-1
t8 1-0 0 --- O CIN M. O'Berry V. Ruhle -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-0 1 --- CIN T. Seaver V. Ruhle 2% 78% Walk
t8 1-0 1 1-- CIN D. Collins V. Ruhle 3% 81% Single to RF; Seaver to 2B
Joe Sambito replaces Vern Ruhle pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-0 1 12- O CIN K. Griffey J. Sambito -4% 77% Strikeout
Frank LaCorte replaces Mike Ivie (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Denny Walling replaces Joe Sambito (P) playing 1B batting 9th
t8 1-0 2 12- RR CIN D. Concepcion F. LaCorte 17% 94% Double to CF; Seaver Scores; Collins Scores
t8 3-0 2 -2- CIN G. Foster F. LaCorte 0% 94% Wild Pitch; Concepcion to 3B
t8 3-0 2 --3 R CIN G. Foster F. LaCorte 3% 97% Single to CF; Concepcion Scores
t8 4-0 2 1-- CIN D. Driessen F. LaCorte 0% 97% Walk; Foster to 2B
t8 4-0 2 12- O CIN R. Knight F. LaCorte -0% 97% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
Sam Mejias replaces Dave Collins playing RF batting 1st
b8 0-4 0 --- HOU D. Thon T. Seaver -3% 94% Double to LF
b8 0-4 0 -2- O HOU D. Walling T. Seaver 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-4 1 -2- HOU T. Puhl T. Seaver -0% 96% Wild Pitch; Thon to 3B
b8 0-4 1 --3 R HOU T. Puhl T. Seaver -3% 93% Single to RF; Thon Scores
b8 1-4 1 1-- HOU C. Reynolds T. Seaver -5% 88% Single to CF; Puhl to 2B
Tom Hume replaces Tom Seaver pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-4 1 12- RRR HOU C. Cedeno T. Hume -43% 45% Home Run; Puhl Scores; Reynolds Scores
b8 4-4 1 --- HOU J. Cruz T. Hume -9% 35% Double to CF
Gary Woods pinch hits for Frank LaCorte (P) batting 5th
b8 4-4 1 -2- HOU G. Woods T. Hume -2% 34% Intentional Walk
b8 4-4 1 12- O HOU A. Howe T. Hume 8% 42% Flyball: RF
b8 4-4 2 12- O HOU A. Ashby T. Hume 8% 50% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Dave Smith facing 7-8-9
Dave Smith replaces Gary Woods (PH) pitching and batting 5th
Harry Spilman pinch hits for Junior Kennedy (2B) batting 7th
t9 4-4 0 --- O CIN H. Spilman D. Smith -5% 45% Strikeout
Joe Nolan pinch hits for Mike O'Berry (C) batting 8th
t9 4-4 1 --- CIN J. Nolan D. Smith 6% 50% Walk
Larry Biittner pinch hits for Tom Hume (P) batting 9th
t9 4-4 1 1-- O CIN L. Biittner D. Smith -7% 44% Flyball: RF
t9 4-4 2 1-- O CIN S. Mejias D. Smith -6% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Reds' Doug Bair facing 8-9-1
Doug Bair replaces Larry Biittner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Joe Nolan moves from PH to C
Ron Oester replaces Harry Spilman (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
b9 4-4 0 --- HOU D. Thon D. Bair -8% 31% Single to LF
b9 4-4 0 1-- O HOU D. Walling D. Bair 1% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B; Thon to 2B
b9 4-4 1 -2- HOU T. Puhl D. Bair -1% 31% Intentional Walk
Joe Price replaces Doug Bair pitching and batting 9th
Dave Roberts pinch hits for Craig Reynolds (SS) batting 2nd
b9 4-4 1 12- O HOU D. Roberts J. Price 9% 40% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 4-4 2 12- O HOU C. Cedeno J. Price 10% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 10th, Reds Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Dave Smith facing 2-3-4
Dave Roberts moves from PH to 2B
Dickie Thon moves from 2B to SS
t10 4-4 0 --- CIN K. Griffey D. Smith 18% 68% Single to 3B; Griffey to 2B/Adv on E6
t10 4-4 0 -2- O CIN D. Concepcion D. Smith -11% 56% Flyball: CF
t10 4-4 1 -2- O CIN G. Foster D. Smith -9% 48% Strikeout
t10 4-4 2 -2- R CIN D. Driessen D. Smith 37% 84% Single to CF; Griffey Scores/unER
t10 5-4 2 1-- O CIN R. Knight D. Smith -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 5, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-5, Reds' Joe Price facing 4-5-6
b10 4-5 0 --- HOU J. Cruz J. Price -13% 70% Single to RF
Rafael Landestoy pinch hits for Dave Smith (P) batting 5th
b10 4-5 0 1-- O HOU R. Landestoy J. Price 5% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Cruz to 2B
Paul Moskau replaces Joe Price pitching and batting 9th
b10 4-5 1 -2- O HOU A. Howe P. Moskau 13% 87% Flyball: CF
b10 4-5 2 -2- O HOU A. Ashby P. Moskau 13% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 5, Astros 4.

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  • 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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