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Standings
CAL
@BAL
3
6
TOR
@CHW
5
0
SEA
@DET
5
3
CLE
@MIL
5
4
OAK
@NYY
3
4
 
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KCR
@TEX
5
4
CHC
@ATL
0
2
PIT
@HOU
0
4
MON
@LAD
5
2
PHI
@SDP
2
6
NYM
@SFG
2
10
CIN
@STL
6
4
Thursday, May 22, 1986,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 4,784, Time of Game: 2:29
Pirates
0
16-19
 Lost 1 
3rd, 9 GB
at Astros
4
22-16
 Won 1 
1st
W: Bob Knepper (8-2)
L: Rick Reuschel (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0
Astros          0  0  0   1  1  0   0  2  X    4  9  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Almon LF-SS 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .259 .355 .611 .966 0.116 0.92 0.132 -0.017 0.8 5 0
Sam Khalifa SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .208 .291 .247 .537 0.132 1.37 0.144 -0.011 1.1 2 3
   Mike Diaz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .321 .280 .601 -0.044 1.90 0.000 -0.044 -0.3
   Pat Clements P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose DeLeon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lee Mazzilli CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .237 .431 .237 .668 -0.200 1.83 0.044 -0.244 -1.5 3 0 GDP
Mike Brown RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .261 .348 .395 .743 -0.167 1.43 0.000 -0.167 -1.6 0 0 GDP
Sid Bream 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .396 .586 .982 -0.105 0.98 0.000 -0.105 -1.0 8 0
Tony Pena C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .226 .288 .322 .610 0.013 0.77 0.057 -0.044 0.3 3 0 3B
Jim Morrison 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .239 .312 .460 .772 -0.050 0.86 0.019 -0.068 -0.7 1 2
Rafael Belliard 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .194 .237 .222 .459 -0.050 1.06 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 1 1
   Johnny Ray PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .414 .446 .860 -0.031 1.11 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 0 1
Rick Reuschel P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .158 .158 .211 .368 -0.057 1.08 0.000 -0.057 -0.4 1 1
   R.J. Reynolds PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .338 .411 .750 -0.034 1.38 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 0 7 0 1 5 34 .212 .235 .273 .508 -0.477 1.18 0.396 -0.872 -4.0 24 8
3B: T Pena (1, off B Knepper).
TB: T Pena 4; B Almon 3; S Khalifa; L Mazzilli.
GIDP: M Brown (5); L Mazzilli (1).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Khalifa-R Belliard-S Bream; S Khalifa-S Bream.

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 0 0 0 0 0 4 .281 .380 .353 .733 -0.068 0.67 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 3 2
Terry Puhl RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .254 .321 .338 .659 0.023 0.60 0.051 -0.028 0.4 3 0
   Tony Walker PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .286 .387 .673 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Denny Walling 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .296 .348 .383 .731 0.107 0.88 0.128 -0.021 0.8 0 5
   Phil Garner PH-3B 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .306 .346 .531 .877 0.012 0.32 0.012 0.000 0.6 0 0
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .253 .316 .299 .615 0.038 0.83 0.060 -0.023 1.8 0 0
   Billy Hatcher PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .306 .305 .612 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Kevin Bass CF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .329 .429 .757 -0.068 0.96 0.018 -0.085 -1.1 1 0 GDP
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .301 .454 .755 -0.025 0.77 0.030 -0.055 -0.6 8 2
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .266 .309 .406 .715 -0.052 0.82 0.041 -0.094 -1.2 4 3 GDP,IW
Mark Bailey C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .189 .307 .297 .604 0.006 0.72 0.052 -0.046 0.8 5 0 2B
Bob Knepper P 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .065 .065 .065 .129 0.050 0.72 0.090 -0.040 -0.3 2 3
Team Totals 31 4 9 3 5 2 36 .290 .389 .323 .711 0.023 0.76 0.482 -0.460 0.4 27 15
2B: M Bailey (2, off R Reuschel).
IBB: C Reynolds (1, by J DeLeon).
TB: M Bailey 2; J Cruz 2; K Bass; B Knepper; G Davis; T Puhl; D Walling; C Reynolds.
GIDP: C Reynolds (4); K Bass (4).
RBI: B Knepper (1); M Bailey (6); J Cruz (11).
2-out RBI: M Bailey.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Doran-C Reynolds-G Davis; B Knepper-C Reynolds-G Davis.
E: B Doran (5).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, L (3-4) 7 8 2 2 1 1 0 3.52 28 53 0.019 0.91 1.1
Pat Clements 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 4.50 3 0 0 -0.044 0.31 -2.3
Jose DeLeon 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.00 5 2 1 0.002 0.22 0.8
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 5 2 0 4.50 36 53 2 1 -0.023 0.76 -0.4
P Clements faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, W (8-2) 9 7 0 0 1 5 0 1.97 34 77 0.477 1.18 4.0
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 34 77 0.477 1.18 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J DeLeon (2; C Reynolds).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 4,784.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Bill Almon LF 1 Bill Doran 2B
2 Sam Khalifa SS 2 Terry Puhl RF
3 Lee Mazzilli CF 3 Denny Walling 3B
4 Mike Brown RF 4 Jose Cruz LF
5 Sid Bream 1B 5 Kevin Bass CF
6 Tony Pena C 6 Glenn Davis 1B
7 Jim Morrison 3B 7 Craig Reynolds SS
8 Rafael Belliard 2B 8 Mark Bailey C
9 Rick Reuschel P 9 Bob Knepper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 0-2 0 12- OO PIT L. Mazzilli B. Knepper 16% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B; Almon to 3B
b4 0-0 0 1-- HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 13% 73% Single; Puhl to 3B; Walling to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b5 1-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Knepper R. Reuschel 9% 83% Single; Bailey Scores
t4 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT M. Brown B. Knepper 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t6 0-2 0 1-- PIT S. Khalifa B. Knepper -9% 66% Fielder's Choice 3B; Almon to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Almon B. Knepper -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- PIT S. Khalifa B. Knepper -6% 41% Single; Almon to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O PIT L. Mazzilli B. Knepper 5% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 12- O PIT M. Brown B. Knepper 3% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B; Almon to 3B; Khalifa to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O PIT S. Bream B. Knepper 6% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT T. Pena B. Knepper 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. Morrison B. Knepper 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Belliard B. Knepper 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- O HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Reuschel B. Knepper 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Almon B. Knepper 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT S. Khalifa B. Knepper 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel 4% 59% Single
b3 0-0 0 1-- O HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel -4% 56% Flyball: 3B
b3 0-0 1 1-- O HOU B. Knepper R. Reuschel -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- PIT L. Mazzilli B. Knepper -4% 46% Single
t4 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT M. Brown B. Knepper 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O PIT S. Bream B. Knepper 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel 4% 60% Single
b4 0-0 0 1-- HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 13% 73% Single; Puhl to 3B; Walling to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b4 0-0 0 -23 HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel 2% 75% Walk
b4 0-0 0 123 ROO HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel -7% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Puhl Scores; Walling to 3B
b4 1-0 2 --3 O HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel -4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- PIT T. Pena B. Knepper -5% 60% Single
t5 0-1 0 1-- O PIT J. Morrison B. Knepper 5% 65% Lineout: SS
t5 0-1 1 1-- O PIT R. Belliard B. Knepper 4% 69% Foul Flyball: RF
t5 0-1 2 1-- O PIT R. Reuschel B. Knepper 3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel -2% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 1-0 1 --- HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel 4% 74% Double
b5 1-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Knepper R. Reuschel 9% 83% Single; Bailey Scores
b5 2-0 1 1-- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -2% 81% Flyball: LF
b5 2-0 2 1-- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- PIT B. Almon B. Knepper -5% 74% Single
t6 0-2 0 1-- PIT S. Khalifa B. Knepper -9% 66% Fielder's Choice 3B; Almon to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
t6 0-2 0 12- OO PIT L. Mazzilli B. Knepper 16% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B; Almon to 3B
t6 0-2 2 --3 O PIT M. Brown B. Knepper 4% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel -1% 85% Lineout: SS
b6 2-0 1 --- HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel 1% 86% Single
b6 2-0 1 1-- HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel 2% 88% Single; Cruz to 2B
b6 2-0 1 12- HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel 3% 91% Single; Cruz to 3B; Bass to 2B
b6 2-0 1 123 OO HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel -7% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- O PIT S. Bream B. Knepper 3% 87% Foul Flyball: RF
t7 0-2 1 --- O PIT T. Pena B. Knepper 2% 89% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-2 2 --- PIT J. Morrison B. Knepper -2% 87% Walk
Johnny Ray pinch hits for Rafael Belliard (2B) batting 8th
t7 0-2 2 1-- O PIT J. Ray B. Knepper 3% 90% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 8-9-1
Johnny Ray moves from PH to 2B
b7 2-0 0 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-P
b7 2-0 1 --- O HOU B. Knepper R. Reuschel -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b7 2-0 2 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -0% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
R.J. Reynolds pinch hits for Rick Reuschel (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 0 --- O PIT R. Reynolds B. Knepper 3% 91% Flyball: 2B
t8 0-2 1 --- PIT B. Almon B. Knepper -4% 87% Single
Mike Diaz pinch hits for Sam Khalifa (SS) batting 2nd
t8 0-2 1 1-- O PIT M. Diaz B. Knepper 4% 91% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 0-2 2 1-- O PIT L. Mazzilli B. Knepper 3% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Pat Clements facing 2-3-4
Pat Clements replaces Mike Diaz (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Bill Almon moves from LF to SS
R.J. Reynolds moves from PH to LF
b8 2-0 0 --- HOU T. Puhl P. Clements 1% 95% Walk
Phil Garner pinch hits for Denny Walling (3B) batting 3rd
Tony Walker pinch runs for Terry Puhl (RF) batting 2nd
b8 2-0 0 1-- HOU P. Garner P. Clements 1% 97% Walk; Walker to 2B
b8 2-0 0 12- R HOU J. Cruz P. Clements 2% 99% Single; Walker Scores; Garner to 3B
Jose DeLeon replaces Pat Clements pitching and batting 2nd
Billy Hatcher pinch runs for Jose Cruz (LF) batting 4th
b8 3-0 0 1-3 O HOU K. Bass J. DeLeon -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hatcher to 2B
b8 3-0 1 -23 O HOU G. Davis J. DeLeon -1% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b8 3-0 2 -23 HOU C. Reynolds J. DeLeon 0% 98% Intentional Walk
b8 3-0 2 123 R HOU M. Bailey J. DeLeon 1% 99% Walk; Garner Scores; Hatcher to 3B; Reynolds to 2B
b8 4-0 2 123 O HOU B. Knepper J. DeLeon -0% 99% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
Phil Garner moves from PH to 3B
Billy Hatcher moves from PR to LF
Tony Walker moves from PR to CF
Kevin Bass moves from CF to RF
t9 0-4 0 --- O PIT M. Brown B. Knepper 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-4 1 --- O PIT S. Bream B. Knepper 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-4 2 --- PIT T. Pena B. Knepper -0% 100% Triple
t9 0-4 2 --3 O PIT J. Morrison B. Knepper 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 4.

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