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Standings
TEX
@BAL
1
2
NYY
@DET
2
1
 
(10)
CHW
@KCR
5
4
BOS
@MIL
1
5
CLE
@TOR
3
7
MON
@CIN
5
11
LAD
@HOU
3
4
SDP
@SFG
3
4
 
(12)
Monday, April 6, 1987,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 44,585, Time of Game: 2:40
Dodgers
3
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
at Astros
4
1-0
Won 1 
1st
W: Mike Scott (1-0)
S: Dave Smith (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  1  1   1  0  0    3  8  1
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  2   1  0  X    4  8  1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Sax 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 .250 .650 0.094 1.49 0.178 -0.084 1.1 2 6 SB
Mariano Duncan SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 -0.214 1.98 0.000 -0.214 -1.5 2 0 SH
Bill Madlock 3B 4 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 -0.108 1.62 0.038 -0.146 -0.8 0 4
Mike Marshall RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.136 1.70 0.016 -0.152 -0.9 0 0
Franklin Stubbs 1B 4 1 3 1 0 1 .750 1.500 0.265 1.60 0.288 -0.023 1.4 14 2 SB
Ken Landreaux LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.198 1.91 0.000 -0.198 -1.4 1 0
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.084 1.42 0.013 -0.097 -0.4 1 1 IW
Mike Ramsey CF 4 1 2 1 0 1 .500 1.000 0.180 1.55 0.244 -0.065 1.2 3 0
Orel Hershiser P 3 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .667 0.039 1.56 0.120 -0.081 0.1 1 1
   Len Matuszek PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.026 1.02 0.000 -0.026 -0.1
   Tom Niedenfuer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 3 11 .229 .518 -0.188 1.63 0.897 -1.086 -1.4 24 16
SH: M Duncan (1, off M Scott).
IBB: M Scioscia (1, by M Scott).
TB: F Stubbs 3; M Ramsey 2; S Sax; M Marshall; O Hershiser.
RBI: O Hershiser (1); M Ramsey (1); F Stubbs (1).
2-out RBI: M Ramsey; F Stubbs.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: M Duncan (1).
Baserunning
SB: F Stubbs (1, 2nd base off M Scott/A Ashby); S Sax (1, 2nd base off M Scott/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 -0.064 0.94 0.016 -0.080 -0.6 2 2
Billy Hatcher CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 -0.049 0.86 0.024 -0.073 -0.3 3 0
Jose Cruz LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .250 1.250 0.165 0.98 0.242 -0.077 0.4 0 0 HR
Glenn Davis 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .500 1.000 0.034 0.78 0.064 -0.030 0.1 7 1
Kevin Bass RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.250 0.138 1.19 0.193 -0.055 0.6 1 0 2B
Alan Ashby C 4 1 1 2 0 0 .250 .500 0.302 1.32 0.344 -0.042 1.9 12 0
Craig Reynolds SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.089 1.03 0.000 -0.089 -1.0 1 0
Phil Garner 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 -0.055 1.21 0.007 -0.061 -0.4 0 3 IW
   Bert Pena 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Scott P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.070 0.93 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 0 1
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 33 4 8 3 1 1 .242 .628 0.312 1.04 0.890 -0.577 0.1 27 7
2B: K Bass (1, off O Hershiser).
HR: J Cruz (1, off O Hershiser; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
IBB: P Garner (1, by O Hershiser).
TB: J Cruz 4; K Bass 3; G Davis 2; A Ashby; B Doran; B Hatcher.
RBI: A Ashby 2 (2); J Cruz (1).
2-out RBI: J Cruz.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: P Garner (1).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Orel Hershiser, L (0-1) 7 8 4 3 1 1 1 3.86 31 47 -0.342 1.10 -0.6
Tom Niedenfuer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.030 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 4 3 1 1 1 3.38 34 47 0 0 -0.312 1.04 -0.1

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, W (1-0) 7 8 3 3 3 8 0 3.86 33 54 -0.090 1.60 0.4
Dave Smith, S (1) 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.277 1.84 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 11 0 3.00 39 54 0 0 0.187 1.63 1.4
Balks: O Hershiser (1); M Scott (1).
WP: O Hershiser (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: O Hershiser (1; P Garner); M Scott (1; M Scioscia).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Bob Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Houston Astros
1 Steve Sax 2B 1 Bill Doran 2B
2 Mariano Duncan SS 2 Billy Hatcher CF
3 Bill Madlock 3B 3 Jose Cruz LF
4 Mike Marshall RF 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Franklin Stubbs 1B 5 Kevin Bass RF
6 Ken Landreaux LF 6 Alan Ashby C
7 Mike Scioscia C 7 Craig Reynolds SS
8 Mike Ramsey CF 8 Phil Garner 3B
9 Orel Hershiser P 9 Mike Scott P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 3-3 2 --- R HOU J. Cruz O. Hershiser 24% 76% Home Run
b6 1-2 1 -23 RR HOU A. Ashby O. Hershiser 22% 76% Single; Davis Scores; Bass Scores; Ashby to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t7 2-3 2 12- R LAD F. Stubbs M. Scott -20% 51% Single; Sax Scores; Madlock to 2B
t6 1-1 2 12- R LAD M. Ramsey M. Scott -19% 32% Single; Stubbs Scores; Scioscia to 3B; Ramsey to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 1-2 1 1-- HOU K. Bass O. Hershiser 15% 54% Double; Davis to 3B

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' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- LAD S. Sax M. Scott -4% 46% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Sax to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- LAD M. Duncan M. Scott -2% 44% Sax Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O LAD M. Duncan M. Scott 4% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- O LAD B. Madlock M. Scott 3% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- O LAD M. Marshall M. Scott 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran O. Hershiser -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Hatcher O. Hershiser 2% 55% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU J. Cruz O. Hershiser -3% 52% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- HOU G. Davis O. Hershiser 2% 54% Single; Cruz to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- O HOU K. Bass O. Hershiser -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O LAD F. Stubbs M. Scott 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux M. Scott 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 2 --- O LAD M. Scioscia M. Scott 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- HOU A. Ashby O. Hershiser 4% 59% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Ashby to 1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU C. Reynolds O. Hershiser -2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B; Ashby to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O HOU P. Garner O. Hershiser -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ashby to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 R HOU M. Scott O. Hershiser 9% 63% Wild Pitch; Ashby Scores/unER
b2 1-0 2 --- O HOU M. Scott O. Hershiser -1% 62% Flyball: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O LAD M. Ramsey M. Scott 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O LAD O. Hershiser M. Scott 2% 66% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 --- O LAD S. Sax M. Scott 1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran O. Hershiser -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher O. Hershiser -1% 64% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz O. Hershiser -1% 63% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O LAD M. Duncan M. Scott 3% 66% Strikeout
t4 0-1 1 --- O LAD B. Madlock M. Scott 2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- LAD M. Marshall M. Scott -2% 66% Single
t4 0-1 2 1-- LAD F. Stubbs M. Scott -3% 64% Single; Marshall to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- O LAD K. Landreaux M. Scott 5% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis O. Hershiser -2% 67% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 --- HOU K. Bass O. Hershiser 2% 69% Single
b4 1-0 1 1-- HOU A. Ashby O. Hershiser 2% 71% Balk; Bass to 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- O HOU A. Ashby O. Hershiser -3% 68% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 -2- O HOU C. Reynolds O. Hershiser -3% 64% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O LAD M. Scioscia M. Scott 3% 68% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-1 1 --- LAD M. Ramsey M. Scott -4% 64% Single
t5 0-1 1 1-- LAD O. Hershiser M. Scott -2% 62% Balk; Ramsey to 2B
t5 0-1 1 -2- R LAD O. Hershiser M. Scott -12% 50% Single; Ramsey Scores
t5 1-1 1 1-- LAD S. Sax M. Scott -5% 45% Walk; Hershiser to 2B
t5 1-1 1 12- O LAD M. Duncan M. Scott 6% 51% Flyball: CF
t5 1-1 2 12- O LAD B. Madlock M. Scott 6% 57% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 8-9-1
b5 1-1 0 --- O HOU P. Garner O. Hershiser -3% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 1-1 1 --- O HOU M. Scott O. Hershiser -2% 51% Flyball: 2B
b5 1-1 2 --- HOU B. Doran O. Hershiser 2% 53% Single
b5 1-1 2 1-- O HOU B. Hatcher O. Hershiser -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
t6 1-1 0 --- O LAD M. Marshall M. Scott 3% 53% Flyball: 2B
t6 1-1 1 --- LAD F. Stubbs M. Scott -4% 50% Single
t6 1-1 1 1-- LAD K. Landreaux M. Scott -3% 47% Stubbs Steals 2B
t6 1-1 1 -2- O LAD K. Landreaux M. Scott 5% 52% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 2 -2- LAD M. Scioscia M. Scott -1% 51% Intentional Walk
t6 1-1 2 12- R LAD M. Ramsey M. Scott -19% 32% Single; Stubbs Scores; Scioscia to 3B; Ramsey to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t6 2-1 2 -23 O LAD O. Hershiser M. Scott 6% 39% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 3-4-5
b6 1-2 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz O. Hershiser -4% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-2 1 --- HOU G. Davis O. Hershiser 4% 39% Single
b6 1-2 1 1-- HOU K. Bass O. Hershiser 15% 54% Double; Davis to 3B
b6 1-2 1 -23 RR HOU A. Ashby O. Hershiser 22% 76% Single; Davis Scores; Bass Scores; Ashby to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 3-2 1 -2- O HOU C. Reynolds O. Hershiser -3% 73% Flyball: CF
b6 3-2 2 -2- HOU P. Garner O. Hershiser 1% 74% Intentional Walk
b6 3-2 2 12- O HOU M. Scott O. Hershiser -4% 70% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t7 2-3 0 --- LAD S. Sax M. Scott -7% 63% Single
t7 2-3 0 1-- O LAD M. Duncan M. Scott 3% 66% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Sax to 2B
t7 2-3 1 -2- LAD B. Madlock M. Scott -4% 62% Walk
t7 2-3 1 12- O LAD M. Marshall M. Scott 9% 71% Strikeout
t7 2-3 2 12- R LAD F. Stubbs M. Scott -20% 51% Single; Sax Scores; Madlock to 2B
t7 3-3 2 12- O LAD K. Landreaux M. Scott 7% 59% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b7 3-3 0 --- O HOU B. Doran O. Hershiser -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-3 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher O. Hershiser -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-3 2 --- R HOU J. Cruz O. Hershiser 24% 76% Home Run
b7 4-3 2 --- O HOU G. Davis O. Hershiser -1% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Dave Smith facing 7-8-9
Dave Smith replaces Mike Scott pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-4 0 --- O LAD M. Scioscia D. Smith 5% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-4 1 --- O LAD M. Ramsey D. Smith 4% 84% Strikeout
Len Matuszek pinch hits for Orel Hershiser (P) batting 9th
t8 3-4 2 --- O LAD L. Matuszek D. Smith 3% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Dodgers' Tom Niedenfuer facing 5-6-7
Tom Niedenfuer replaces Len Matuszek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-3 0 --- O HOU K. Bass T. Niedenfuer -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b8 4-3 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby T. Niedenfuer -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 4-3 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Niedenfuer -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Dave Smith facing 1-2-3
Bert Pena replaces Phil Garner playing 3B batting 8th
t9 3-4 0 --- O LAD S. Sax D. Smith 7% 91% Strikeout
t9 3-4 1 --- O LAD M. Duncan D. Smith 5% 96% Strikeout
t9 3-4 2 --- O LAD B. Madlock D. Smith 4% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 4.

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