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Scores
Standings
OAK
@BAL
8
4
TEX
@BOS
4
1
KCR
@CHW
2
4
CAL
@DET
11
1
MIN
@MIL
6
7
SEA
@NYY
7
3
CLE
@TOR
6
7
STL
@ATL
2
6
PIT
@CIN
2
7
CHC
@HOU
6
9
NYM
@LAD
3
4
 
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MON
@SDP
3
2
PHI
@SFG
3
0
Friday, May 16, 1986,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 17,802, Time of Game: 2:50
Cubs
6
13-20
 Lost 3 
6th, 10½ GB
at Astros
9
20-13
 Won 1 
1st
W: Julio Solano (3-0)
L: Jay Baller (1-2)
S: Dave Smith (10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  1  2   0  0  1   0  0  0    6  9  0
Astros          2  1  0   0  0  6   0  0  X    9 16  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shawon Dunston SS 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .277 .309 .454 .763 0.006 0.76 0.062 -0.056 -0.1 2 7
Gary Matthews LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .203 .330 .324 .654 0.024 0.80 0.052 -0.029 0.1 1 0
   George Frazier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Francona PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .207 .207 .207 .414 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
Ryne Sandberg 2B 2 1 2 1 1 0 4 .299 .364 .455 .819 0.196 1.09 0.225 -0.029 1.7 1 4 2B,CS,SF
Keith Moreland RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .290 .336 .435 .771 0.065 0.99 0.112 -0.048 0.5 2 0 HR
Ron Cey 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .235 .342 .426 .768 -0.037 0.54 0.009 -0.046 -0.5 0 0
Leon Durham 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .240 .330 .396 .726 -0.011 0.45 0.024 -0.035 -0.2 9 0
Jody Davis C 4 2 2 2 0 2 4 .269 .318 .479 .797 0.164 0.73 0.205 -0.041 1.5 4 0 2·HR
Bob Dernier CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .193 .270 .272 .542 0.007 0.58 0.032 -0.025 0.1 3 0 SB
   Jerry Mumphrey PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .327 .383 .710 -0.016 0.54 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 0 0
Dennis Eckersley P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .250 .438 .688 -0.039 0.74 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 1 0
   Jay Baller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Guy Hoffman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thad Bosley PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .214 .333 .321 .655 -0.038 0.77 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 9 5 4 7 38 .273 .342 .576 .918 0.318 0.74 0.721 -0.405 2.0 24 11
2B: R Sandberg (10, off J Solano).
HR: K Moreland (5, off J Deshaies, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); J Davis 2 (6, 1 off J Solano, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF, 1 off J Deshaies, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: R Sandberg (2, off J Deshaies).
TB: J Davis 8; K Moreland 5; R Sandberg 3; R Cey; S Dunston; G Matthews.
RBI: K Moreland 2 (18); J Davis 2 (16); R Sandberg (17).
2-out RBI: J Davis; K Moreland.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Sandberg-S Dunston-L Durham; S Dunston-L Durham.
Baserunning
SB: B Dernier (7, 2nd base off J Solano/M Bailey).
CS: R Sandberg (3, 2nd base by J Solano/M Bailey).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .295 .392 .344 .736 0.208 1.36 0.268 -0.061 1.5 2 3
Craig Reynolds SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .281 .317 .439 .755 -0.094 1.31 0.026 -0.120 -0.8 1 1 GDP
   Dickie Thon PH-SS 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 .267 .345 .427 .772 0.216 0.74 0.216 0.000 2.1 0 1 2B
Jose Cruz LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .232 .293 .275 .569 0.157 1.06 0.202 -0.046 1.5 1 0 2·2B
   Larry Andersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Denny Walling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .351 .400 .751 -0.014 0.53 0.000 -0.014 -1.4
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Glenn Davis 1B 5 0 3 3 0 1 5 .236 .294 .472 .766 0.198 0.76 0.215 -0.017 1.9 9 1
Kevin Bass CF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .326 .425 .751 -0.011 0.92 0.055 -0.066 -0.3 3 1 SB
   Billy Hatcher LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .275 .245 .519 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Phil Garner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .303 .333 .528 .861 -0.088 1.02 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 0 6
Terry Puhl RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .246 .314 .344 .659 0.093 0.91 0.124 -0.031 0.9 2 0
Mark Bailey C 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .213 .319 .328 .647 0.113 1.09 0.143 -0.030 1.1 7 1
Jim Deshaies P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Knepper PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .038 .038 .038 .077 -0.071 2.03 0.000 -0.071 -0.7
   Julio Solano P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.024 1.52 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 1 0 SH
   Alan Ashby PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .391 .462 .852 0.121 1.61 0.121 0.000 0.9
   Tony Walker PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .286 .387 .673 0.014 0.84 0.019 -0.005 -0.1 1 0
Team Totals 37 9 16 9 2 4 40 .432 .462 .514 .975 0.818 1.06 1.389 -0.573 5.4 27 14
2B: J Cruz 2 (3, 1 off D Eckersley, 1 off G Hoffman); D Thon (7, off G Hoffman).
SH: J Solano (1, off D Eckersley).
TB: J Cruz 4; D Thon 3; G Davis 3; B Doran 2; M Bailey 2; T Puhl 2; A Ashby; K Bass; C Reynolds.
GIDP: C Reynolds (3).
RBI: G Davis 3 (24); B Doran 2 (8); T Puhl (7); D Thon (9); A Ashby (7); J Cruz (7).
2-out RBI: A Ashby; J Cruz; G Davis; D Thon; B Doran.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 7 for 13.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: K Bass (K Moreland at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: K Bass (4, 2nd base off D Eckersley/J Davis).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dennis Eckersley 5.1 10 5 5 0 3 0 4.94 25 31 -0.164 1.24 -1.8
Jay Baller, BS (3), L (1-2) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.06 3 1 1 -0.293 1.77 -1.7
Guy Hoffman 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.79 4 1 1 -0.374 0.83 -2.8
George Frazier 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 3.32 8 0 0 0.015 0.20 0.9
Team Totals 8 16 9 9 2 4 0 10.12 40 31 2 2 -0.816 1.06 -5.4

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Deshaies 2 4 3 3 0 1 2 6.60 10 37 -0.237 0.82 -2.1
Julio Solano, W (3-0) 4 3 3 3 3 3 1 5.50 16 0 0 -0.186 0.75 -1.2
Larry Andersen, H (1) 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.68 9 0 0 0.078 0.75 0.9
Dave Smith, S (10) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.08 3 0 0 0.028 0.38 0.4
Team Totals 9 9 6 6 4 7 3 6.00 38 37 0 0 -0.317 0.74 -2.0
Balks: J Deshaies (1).
WP: J Baller (1); J Solano (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: 17,802.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Houston Astros
1 Shawon Dunston SS 1 Bill Doran 2B
2 Gary Matthews LF 2 Craig Reynolds SS
3 Ryne Sandberg 2B 3 Jose Cruz LF
4 Keith Moreland RF 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Ron Cey 3B 5 Kevin Bass CF
6 Leon Durham 1B 6 Phil Garner 3B
7 Jody Davis C 7 Terry Puhl RF
8 Bob Dernier CF 8 Mark Bailey C
9 Dennis Eckersley P 9 Jim Deshaies P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 6-6 2 1-- R HOU D. Thon G. Hoffman 21% 74% Double to RF; Doran Scores
b6 5-6 2 -2- R HOU B. Doran J. Baller 18% 53% Single to CF; Walker Scores
b1 0-2 1 -23 RR HOU G. Davis D. Eckersley 12% 55% Single to LF; Reynolds Scores; Cruz Scores
t3 3-3 0 1-- CHC R. Sandberg J. Solano -12% 34% Double to CF; Matthews to 3B
b6 4-6 2 -2- R HOU A. Ashby J. Baller 12% 33% Single to CF; Puhl Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Dunston J. Deshaies -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC G. Matthews J. Deshaies -3% 44% Balk; Dunston to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC G. Matthews J. Deshaies 1% 45% Flyball: CF; Dunston to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO CHC R. Sandberg J. Deshaies -2% 43% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Dunston Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- R CHC K. Moreland J. Deshaies -10% 33% Home Run
t1 2-0 2 --- CHC R. Cey J. Deshaies -1% 32% Single to LF
t1 2-0 2 1-- O CHC L. Durham J. Deshaies 2% 33% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O HOU B. Doran D. Eckersley -2% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- HOU C. Reynolds D. Eckersley 3% 34% Single to 2B
b1 0-2 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz D. Eckersley 9% 43% Double to LF; Reynolds to 3B
b1 0-2 1 -23 RR HOU G. Davis D. Eckersley 12% 55% Single to LF; Reynolds Scores; Cruz Scores
b1 2-2 1 1-- O HOU K. Bass D. Eckersley -3% 52% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Bass to 1B
b1 2-2 2 1-- HOU P. Garner D. Eckersley 1% 53% Bass Steals 2B
b1 2-2 2 -2- O HOU P. Garner D. Eckersley -3% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 7-8-9
t2 2-2 0 --- R CHC J. Davis J. Deshaies -11% 39% Home Run
t2 3-2 0 --- O CHC B. Dernier J. Deshaies 2% 41% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 3-2 1 --- O CHC D. Eckersley J. Deshaies 1% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 3-2 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston J. Deshaies 1% 43% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
b2 2-3 0 --- HOU T. Puhl D. Eckersley 4% 47% Single to LF
b2 2-3 0 1-- HOU M. Bailey D. Eckersley 11% 58% Single to RF; Puhl to 3B
Bob Knepper pinch hits for Jim Deshaies (P) batting 9th
b2 2-3 0 1-3 O HOU B. Knepper D. Eckersley -7% 51% Bunt Popfly: P
b2 2-3 1 1-3 R HOU B. Doran D. Eckersley 8% 59% Single to CF; Puhl Scores; Bailey to 2B
b2 3-3 1 12- OO HOU C. Reynolds D. Eckersley -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Julio Solano facing 2-3-4
Julio Solano replaces Bob Knepper (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t3 3-3 0 --- CHC G. Matthews J. Solano -4% 46% Walk
t3 3-3 0 1-- CHC R. Sandberg J. Solano -12% 34% Double to CF; Matthews to 3B
t3 3-3 0 -23 RO CHC K. Moreland J. Solano -1% 33% Single to CF; Matthews Scores; Sandberg to 3B; Moreland out at 2B/CF-3B-2B-SS
t3 4-3 1 --3 R CHC R. Cey J. Solano -4% 29% Wild Pitch; Sandberg Scores
t3 5-3 1 --- O CHC R. Cey J. Solano 1% 30% Strikeout
t3 5-3 2 --- O CHC L. Durham J. Solano 1% 31% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 3-4-5
b3 3-5 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Eckersley -3% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-5 1 --- HOU G. Davis D. Eckersley 3% 31% Single to RF
b3 3-5 1 1-- O HOU K. Bass D. Eckersley -3% 28% Flyball: LF
b3 3-5 2 1-- O HOU P. Garner D. Eckersley -3% 25% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Julio Solano facing 7-8-9
t4 5-3 0 --- O CHC J. Davis J. Solano 2% 27% Strikeout
t4 5-3 1 --- CHC B. Dernier J. Solano -2% 25% Walk
t4 5-3 1 1-- CHC D. Eckersley J. Solano -1% 24% Dernier Steals 2B
t4 5-3 1 -2- O CHC D. Eckersley J. Solano 3% 26% Strikeout
t4 5-3 2 -2- O CHC S. Dunston J. Solano 3% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
b4 3-5 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl D. Eckersley -3% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-5 1 --- HOU M. Bailey D. Eckersley 3% 29% Single to RF
b4 3-5 1 1-- O HOU J. Solano D. Eckersley -2% 27% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Bailey to 2B
b4 3-5 2 -2- O HOU B. Doran D. Eckersley -4% 23% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Julio Solano facing 2-3-4
t5 5-3 0 --- O CHC G. Matthews J. Solano 2% 25% Flyball: CF
t5 5-3 1 --- CHC R. Sandberg J. Solano -2% 23% Walk
t5 5-3 1 1-- O CHC K. Moreland J. Solano 3% 26% Sandberg Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 5-3 2 --- O CHC K. Moreland J. Solano 1% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 2-3-4
b5 3-5 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Eckersley -3% 23% Flyball: RF
b5 3-5 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Eckersley -2% 21% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-5 2 --- O HOU G. Davis D. Eckersley -1% 20% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Julio Solano facing 5-6-7
t6 5-3 0 --- O CHC R. Cey J. Solano 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-3 1 --- O CHC L. Durham J. Solano 1% 23% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 5-3 2 --- R CHC J. Davis J. Solano -9% 14% Home Run
t6 6-3 2 --- O CHC B. Dernier J. Solano 0% 14% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Dennis Eckersley facing 5-6-7
b6 3-6 0 --- HOU K. Bass D. Eckersley 5% 19% Single to RF
b6 3-6 0 1-- O HOU P. Garner D. Eckersley -3% 16% Groundout: SS-1B; Bass to 2B
b6 3-6 1 -2- R HOU T. Puhl D. Eckersley 8% 24% Single to CF; Bass Scores
Jay Baller replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-6 1 1-- O HOU M. Bailey J. Baller -3% 21% Groundout: 2B-P; Puhl to 2B
Alan Ashby pinch hits for Julio Solano (P) batting 9th
b6 4-6 2 -2- R HOU A. Ashby J. Baller 12% 33% Single to CF; Puhl Scores
Tony Walker pinch runs for Alan Ashby (PH) batting 9th
b6 5-6 2 1-- HOU B. Doran J. Baller 2% 35% Wild Pitch; Walker to 2B
b6 5-6 2 -2- R HOU B. Doran J. Baller 18% 53% Single to CF; Walker Scores
Guy Hoffman replaces Jay Baller pitching and batting 9th
Dickie Thon pinch hits for Craig Reynolds (SS) batting 2nd
b6 6-6 2 1-- R HOU D. Thon G. Hoffman 21% 74% Double to RF; Doran Scores
b6 7-6 2 -2- R HOU J. Cruz G. Hoffman 11% 85% Double to RF; Thon Scores
b6 8-6 2 -2- R HOU G. Davis G. Hoffman 6% 92% Single to LF; Cruz Scores
b6 9-6 2 1-- O HOU K. Bass G. Hoffman -1% 91% Flyball: CF
6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-9, Astros' Larry Andersen facing 9-1-2
Larry Andersen replaces Jose Cruz (LF) pitching and batting 3rd
Dickie Thon moves from PH to SS
Kevin Bass moves from CF to LF
Tony Walker moves from PR to CF
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Guy Hoffman (P) batting 9th
t7 6-9 0 --- O CHC T. Bosley L. Andersen 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 6-9 1 --- O CHC S. Dunston L. Andersen 1% 94% Flyball: LF
t7 6-9 2 --- CHC G. Matthews L. Andersen -1% 93% Single to CF
t7 6-9 2 1-- CHC R. Sandberg L. Andersen -2% 91% Single to CF; Matthews to 2B
t7 6-9 2 12- O CHC K. Moreland L. Andersen 4% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-6, Cubs' George Frazier facing 6-7-8
George Frazier replaces Gary Matthews (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Thad Bosley moves from PH to LF
b7 9-6 0 --- O HOU P. Garner G. Frazier -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 9-6 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl G. Frazier -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 9-6 2 --- HOU M. Bailey G. Frazier 0% 94% Walk
b7 9-6 2 1-- O HOU T. Walker G. Frazier -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-9, Astros' Larry Andersen facing 5-6-7
t8 6-9 0 --- O CHC R. Cey L. Andersen 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-9 1 --- CHC L. Durham L. Andersen -2% 94% Walk
t8 6-9 1 1-- O CHC J. Davis L. Andersen 3% 96% Strikeout
Jerry Mumphrey pinch hits for Bob Dernier (CF) batting 8th
t8 6-9 2 1-- O CHC J. Mumphrey L. Andersen 2% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-6, Cubs' George Frazier facing 1-2-3
Jerry Mumphrey moves from PH to CF
b8 9-6 0 --- HOU B. Doran G. Frazier 0% 98% Walk
b8 9-6 0 1-- HOU D. Thon G. Frazier 1% 99% Single to LF; Doran to 3B
Denny Walling pinch hits for Larry Andersen (P) batting 3rd
b8 9-6 0 1-3 OO HOU D. Walling G. Frazier -1% 98% Double Play: Flyball: SS-1B
b8 9-6 2 --3 O HOU G. Davis G. Frazier -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-9, Astros' Dave Smith facing 9-1-2
Dave Smith replaces Denny Walling (PH) pitching and batting 3rd
Billy Hatcher replaces Kevin Bass playing LF batting 5th
t9 6-9 0 --- O CHC T. Bosley D. Smith 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 6-9 1 --- O CHC S. Dunston D. Smith 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
Terry Francona pinch hits for George Frazier (P) batting 2nd
t9 6-9 2 --- O CHC T. Francona D. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 9.

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  • 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.

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