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MIN
@CAL
6
2
CHW
@MIL
4
2
OAK
@SEA
3
6
PIT
@CHC
1
2
LAD
@HOU
1
2
STL
@NYM
5
6
 
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ATL
@PHI
6
0
SDP
@SFG
3
4
Tuesday, April 9, 1985,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 42,876, Time of Game: 2:19
Dodgers
1
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
at Astros
2
1-0
Won 1 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  3
Astros          0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  X    2 10  0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mariano Duncan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.139 1.43 0.000 -0.139 -0.8 5 2
Ken Landreaux CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.048 0.68 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 2 0
   Steve Yeager PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.047 1.98 0.000 -0.047 -0.1
Al Oliver LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.012 0.86 0.040 -0.052 -0.3 0 1
Pedro Guerrero 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.156 1.53 0.000 -0.156 -0.8 0 3
Mike Marshall RF 3 1 1 0 0 2 .333 1.000 0.003 0.79 0.044 -0.041 0.2 2 0 2B
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 1.000 0.036 1.14 0.091 -0.056 0.2 6 0 2B
Sid Bream 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .667 0.045 1.77 0.117 -0.072 0.6 8 0
Dave Anderson SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.152 1.58 0.000 -0.152 -1.0 1 4
Fernando Valenzuela P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.072 1.41 0.000 -0.072 -0.5 0 3
   Candy Maldonado PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.024 0.98 0.000 -0.024 -0.1
   Tom Niedenfuer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 0 6 .129 .323 -0.566 1.25 0.292 -0.859 -2.9 24 13
2B: M Scioscia (1, off N Ryan); M Marshall (1, off N Ryan).
TB: M Scioscia 2; M Marshall 2; A Oliver; S Bream.
RBI: S Bream (1).
2-out RBI: S Bream.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Duncan-S Bream.
E: M Scioscia (1); M Duncan (1); D Anderson (1).
Outfield Assists: A Oliver (D Thon at home plate).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dickie Thon SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 0.015 1.12 0.078 -0.063 -0.1 0 3
Enos Cabell 1B 4 0 3 0 0 1 .750 2.000 -0.014 0.87 0.059 -0.073 0.0 7 0 2·2B
Phil Garner 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250 .500 0.037 1.13 0.111 -0.073 0.0 0 1
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .500 1.000 -0.019 0.94 0.033 -0.052 -0.1 6 0
Jerry Mumphrey CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 -0.087 1.11 0.022 -0.109 -0.9 1 0 GDP
Terry Puhl RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 -0.030 1.04 0.047 -0.078 -0.4 4 0
Alan Ashby C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 0.010 0.86 0.044 -0.034 0.1 7 0
Bill Doran 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.250 -0.016 1.09 0.059 -0.075 -0.2 2 2 2B
Nolan Ryan P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0.048 1.41 0.116 -0.068 0.2 0 0
   Frank DiPino P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.012 0.45 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 10 1 2 5 .294 .716 -0.068 1.04 0.569 -0.637 -1.5 27 6
2B: E Cabell 2 (2, 2 off F Valenzuela); B Doran (1, off F Valenzuela).
TB: E Cabell 5; B Doran 3; J Cruz 2; A Ashby; P Garner; D Thon.
GIDP: J Mumphrey (1).
RBI: P Garner (1).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: D Thon (1st base by F Valenzuela).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fernando Valenzuela, L (0-1) 7 9 2 0 2 4 0 0.00 32 57 0.042 1.12 1.1
Tom Niedenfuer 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.026 0.38 0.4
Team Totals 8 10 2 0 2 5 0 0.00 36 57 0 0 0.068 1.04 1.5

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, W (1-0) 7 3 1 1 0 4 0 1.29 24 71 0.307 1.06 2.1
Frank DiPino, S (1) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.260 1.91 0.9
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 0 6 0 1.00 31 71 0 0 0.567 1.25 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: F Valenzuela (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Valenzuela (0; D Thon, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Fred Brocklander.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Houston Astros
1 Mariano Duncan 2B 1 Dickie Thon SS
2 Ken Landreaux CF 2 Enos Cabell 1B
3 Al Oliver LF 3 Phil Garner 3B
4 Pedro Guerrero 3B 4 Jose Cruz LF
5 Mike Marshall RF 5 Jerry Mumphrey CF
6 Mike Scioscia C 6 Terry Puhl RF
7 Sid Bream 1B 7 Alan Ashby C
8 Dave Anderson SS 8 Bill Doran 2B
9 Fernando Valenzuel P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 -2- R LAD S. Bream N. Ryan -12% 40% Single; Marshall Scores; Bream to 2B
b4 1-1 1 -2- R HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela 12% 70% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Doran Scores/No RBI/unER
b3 0-1 1 -2- R HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela 11% 56% Single; Thon Scores/unER
t5 1-2 0 --- LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan -9% 56% Double
t5 1-2 1 --3 O LAD D. Anderson N. Ryan 9% 67% Flyball: RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O LAD M. Duncan N. Ryan 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O LAD A. Oliver N. Ryan 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU D. Thon F. Valenzuela -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- HOU E. Cabell F. Valenzuela 2% 55% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -3% 52% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- LAD M. Marshall N. Ryan -4% 48% Double
t2 0-0 1 -2- O LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan 4% 51% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 -2- R LAD S. Bream N. Ryan -12% 40% Single; Marshall Scores; Bream to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- O LAD D. Anderson N. Ryan 3% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey F. Valenzuela -2% 40% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela 3% 43% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela 2% 45% Wild Pitch; Puhl to 2B
b2 0-1 1 -2- HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela 2% 47% Reached on E6 (Pop Fly)
b2 0-1 1 12- O HOU B. Doran F. Valenzuela -5% 42% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 12- O HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela -5% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela N. Ryan 2% 40% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- O LAD M. Duncan N. Ryan 1% 41% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 2 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 1% 42% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- HOU D. Thon F. Valenzuela 5% 47% Single
b3 0-1 0 1-- HOU E. Cabell F. Valenzuela 3% 50% Thon Picked off 1B, safe on E2; Thon to 2B
b3 0-1 0 -2- O HOU E. Cabell F. Valenzuela -5% 44% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 -2- R HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela 11% 56% Single; Thon Scores/unER
b3 1-1 1 1-- O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -3% 52% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-1 2 1-- HOU J. Mumphrey F. Valenzuela 2% 55% Walk; Cruz to 2B
b3 1-1 2 12- O HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela -5% 50% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t4 1-1 0 --- O LAD A. Oliver N. Ryan 3% 53% Strikeout
t4 1-1 1 --- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t4 1-1 2 --- O LAD M. Marshall N. Ryan 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 7-8-9
b4 1-1 0 --- O HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 1-1 1 --- HOU B. Doran F. Valenzuela 5% 58% Double
b4 1-1 1 -2- R HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela 12% 70% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Doran Scores/No RBI/unER
b4 2-1 1 1-- O HOU D. Thon F. Valenzuela -2% 67% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 2-1 2 1-- O HOU E. Cabell F. Valenzuela -2% 65% Double to LF; Thon out at Hm/LF-SS-C
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan -9% 56% Double
t5 1-2 0 -2- O LAD S. Bream N. Ryan 2% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Scioscia to 3B
t5 1-2 1 --3 O LAD D. Anderson N. Ryan 9% 67% Flyball: RF
t5 1-2 2 --3 O LAD F. Valenzuela N. Ryan 5% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -2% 70% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 --- HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela 2% 72% Single
b5 2-1 1 1-- OO HOU J. Mumphrey F. Valenzuela -5% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- O LAD M. Duncan N. Ryan 4% 71% Flyball: LF
t6 1-2 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 2% 74% Flyball: RF
t6 1-2 2 --- O LAD A. Oliver N. Ryan 2% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 6-7-8
b6 2-1 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela -2% 73% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela 2% 76% Single
b6 2-1 1 1-- O HOU B. Doran F. Valenzuela -2% 73% Flyball: CF
b6 2-1 2 1-- O HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela -2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t7 1-2 0 --- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 4% 75% Foul Flyball: 2B
t7 1-2 1 --- O LAD M. Marshall N. Ryan 3% 78% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 --- O LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan 2% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b7 2-1 0 --- O HOU D. Thon F. Valenzuela -2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- HOU E. Cabell F. Valenzuela 3% 82% Double
b7 2-1 1 -2- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -3% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 2-1 2 -2- HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela 1% 80% Single; Cabell to 3B
b7 2-1 2 1-3 O HOU J. Mumphrey F. Valenzuela -4% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Frank DiPino facing 7-8-9
Frank DiPino replaces Nolan Ryan pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-2 0 --- O LAD S. Bream F. DiPino 5% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O LAD D. Anderson F. DiPino 4% 85% Flyball: 2B
Candy Maldonado pinch hits for Fernando Valenzuela (P) batting 9th
t8 1-2 2 --- O LAD C. Maldonado F. DiPino 2% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Tom Niedenfuer facing 6-7-8
Tom Niedenfuer replaces Candy Maldonado (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-1 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl T. Niedenfuer -1% 87% Flyball: RF
b8 2-1 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby T. Niedenfuer -1% 86% Flyball: RF
b8 2-1 2 --- HOU B. Doran T. Niedenfuer 1% 86% Single
b8 2-1 2 1-- O HOU F. DiPino T. Niedenfuer -1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Frank DiPino facing 1-2-3
t9 1-2 0 --- O LAD M. Duncan F. DiPino 7% 92% Foul Flyball: C
Steve Yeager pinch hits for Ken Landreaux (CF) batting 2nd
t9 1-2 1 --- O LAD S. Yeager F. DiPino 5% 97% Strikeout
t9 1-2 2 --- LAD A. Oliver F. DiPino -4% 93% Single
t9 1-2 2 1-- O LAD P. Guerrero F. DiPino 7% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

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