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@BOS
3
8
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@CHW
7
1
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@CLE
7
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@KCR
2
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@OAK
1
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@SEA
8
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@TEX
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@CIN
5
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@HOU
0
1
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@LAD
5
7
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@NYM
12
4
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@PHI
8
9
 
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@PIT
4
7
Sunday, April 12, 1987,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 16,618, Time of Game: 2:19
Expos
0
0-5
 Lost 5 
6th, 3 GB
at Astros
1
6-0
 Won 6 
1st
W: Bob Knepper (1-0)
L: Bob Sebra (0-1)
S: Dave Smith (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Expos           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    1 10  1

Montreal Expos

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alonzo Powell LF 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 .267 .389 .467 .856 0.280 1.68 0.280 0.000 1.8 0 0 2B
Mitch Webster RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .286 .400 .686 -0.220 2.03 0.044 -0.264 -1.3 1 0 SB
Andres Galarraga 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .263 .286 .368 .654 -0.406 2.59 0.027 -0.434 -2.2 7 0 GDP
Tim Wallach 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .250 .350 .600 -0.207 1.97 0.000 -0.207 -1.2 0 1
Vance Law 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .316 .316 .526 .842 -0.131 1.25 0.015 -0.146 -0.7 5 3 CS
Reid Nichols CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 -0.077 1.03 0.000 -0.077 -0.5 3 0
   Wallace Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 -0.035 1.39 0.000 -0.035 -0.1
Jeff Reed C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .154 .267 .231 .497 -0.053 0.69 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 5 1
Luis Rivera SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.048 1.23 0.088 -0.039 0.1 3 2
Bob Sebra P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.054 1.08 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 0 4
   Casey Candaele PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .429 .500 .571 1.071 0.129 3.53 0.129 0.000 0.6
   Andy McGaffigan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 2 6 33 .194 .242 .226 .468 -0.726 1.64 0.583 -1.309 -4.4 24 11
2B: A Powell (3, off B Knepper).
TB: A Powell 3; C Candaele; A Galarraga; L Rivera; V Law.
GIDP: A Galarraga (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Rivera-V Law-A Galarraga; V Law.
E: J Reed (2).
Baserunning
SB: M Webster (2, 2nd base off B Knepper/M Bailey).
CS: V Law (1, 2nd base by B Knepper/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 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .238 .360 .238 .598 0.071 1.19 0.117 -0.046 0.5 1 3 SB
Billy Hatcher CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .435 .458 .522 .980 -0.038 1.36 0.164 -0.202 -0.8 1 0 GDP
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .400 .400 .720 1.120 -0.071 0.86 0.031 -0.102 -0.4 1 0 SB
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .200 .240 .440 -0.089 0.90 0.000 -0.089 -1.0 14 1
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .320 .320 .520 .840 -0.071 0.69 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 1 0
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 3 0 1 0 4 .500 .538 .583 1.122 0.060 0.67 0.060 0.000 0.6 2 3 2B,IW
Mark Bailey C 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .250 .357 .333 .690 -0.005 0.99 0.042 -0.047 -0.3 7 1
Phil Garner 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .211 .238 .211 .449 -0.084 1.60 0.028 -0.111 -0.6 0 5
Bob Knepper P 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 1.10 0.040 -0.040 -0.0 0 2 SH
   Larry Andersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Puhl RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 10 1 3 5 34 .333 .394 .367 .761 -0.227 1.02 0.482 -0.708 -2.9 27 15
2B: C Reynolds (1, off B Sebra).
SH: B Knepper (1, off B Sebra).
IBB: C Reynolds (1, by A McGaffigan).
TB: C Reynolds 4; B Hatcher 2; B Knepper; P Garner; M Bailey; J Cruz; B Doran.
GIDP: B Hatcher (1).
RBI: B Hatcher (4).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Reynolds-B Doran-G Davis.
E: M Bailey (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Doran (2, 2nd base off B Sebra/J Reed); J Cruz (2, 2nd base off A McGaffigan/J Reed).
Pickoffs: B Hatcher (2nd base by B Sebra).

Montreal Expos

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Sebra, L (0-1) 7 9 1 1 2 3 0 1.29 29 56 0.197 1.07 2.4
Andy McGaffigan 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.38 5 0 0 0.030 0.75 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 1 1 3 5 0 1.12 34 56 0 0 0.227 1.02 2.9

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, W (1-0) 7.1 6 0 0 2 4 0 3.18 29 68 0.219 1.45 2.3
Larry Andersen, H (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 3 0 0.349 5.99 1.6
Dave Smith, S (4) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.159 2.10 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 33 68 3 0 0.727 1.64 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: B Sebra (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: A McGaffigan (1; C Reynolds).
Pickoffs: B Sebra (1; B Hatcher, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Dave Pallone.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 16,618.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Montreal Expos         Houston Astros
1 Alonzo Powell LF 1 Bill Doran 2B
2 Mitch Webster RF 2 Billy Hatcher CF
3 Andres Galarraga 1B 3 Jose Cruz LF
4 Tim Wallach 3B 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Vance Law 2B 5 Kevin Bass RF
6 Reid Nichols CF 6 Craig Reynolds SS
7 Jeff Reed C 7 Mark Bailey C
8 Luis Rivera SS 8 Phil Garner 3B
9 Bob Sebra P 9 Bob Knepper P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-1 1 123 OO MON A. Galarraga L. Andersen 35% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 0-1 0 12- MON A. Powell B. Knepper -16% 37% Walk; Rivera to 3B; Candaele to 2B
t8 0-1 0 123 O MON M. Webster B. Knepper 15% 52% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Candaele to 3B; Powell to 2B; Webster to 1B
b5 0-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 14% 73% Single; Doran Scores; Hatcher to 2B/Adv on E2
t8 0-1 0 1-- MON C. Candaele B. Knepper -13% 54% Single; Rivera to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MON A. Powell B. Knepper -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O MON M. Webster B. Knepper 3% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- MON A. Galarraga B. Knepper -4% 45% Webster Steals 2B; Webster to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
t1 0-0 1 --3 O MON A. Galarraga B. Knepper 6% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --3 O MON T. Wallach B. Knepper 4% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran B. Sebra -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 2% 55% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -5% 50% Line Drive Double Play: 2B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MON V. Law B. Knepper 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O MON R. Nichols B. Knepper 2% 54% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O MON J. Reed B. Knepper 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra 2% 53% Double
b2 0-0 2 -2- HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra 2% 55% Walk, Wild Pitch; Reynolds to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 O HOU P. Garner B. Sebra -5% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O MON L. Rivera B. Knepper 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O MON B. Sebra B. Knepper 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- MON A. Powell B. Knepper -1% 53% Single
t3 0-0 2 1-- O MON M. Webster B. Knepper 3% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- HOU B. Knepper B. Sebra 4% 59% Single
b3 0-0 0 1-- HOU B. Doran B. Sebra 6% 65% Single; Knepper to 2B
b3 0-0 0 12- OO HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra -11% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Knepper to 3B
b3 0-0 2 --3 O HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O MON A. Galarraga B. Knepper 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O MON T. Wallach B. Knepper 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- MON V. Law B. Knepper -1% 53% Single
t4 0-0 2 1-- O MON R. Nichols B. Knepper 3% 56% Law Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra -2% 51% Flyball: SS
b4 0-0 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra 1% 53% Single
b4 0-0 2 1-- HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra 3% 56% Single; Reynolds to 3B
b4 0-0 2 1-3 O HOU P. Garner B. Sebra -6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O MON R. Nichols B. Knepper 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 1 --- O MON J. Reed B. Knepper 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 2 --- O MON L. Rivera B. Knepper 1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 9-1-2
b5 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Knepper B. Sebra -3% 54% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Doran B. Sebra 3% 57% Walk
b5 0-0 1 1-- HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 2% 59% Doran Steals 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 14% 73% Single; Doran Scores; Hatcher to 2B/Adv on E2
b5 1-0 1 -2- O HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -6% 68% Hatcher Picked off 2B (P-SS)
b5 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -1% 67% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O MON B. Sebra B. Knepper 4% 70% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 --- MON A. Powell B. Knepper -7% 64% Double
t6 0-1 1 -2- O MON M. Webster B. Knepper 6% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 -2- MON A. Galarraga B. Knepper -3% 66% Single; Powell to 3B
t6 0-1 2 1-3 O MON T. Wallach B. Knepper 8% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 4-5-6
b6 1-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra -2% 72% Flyball: SS
b6 1-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra 1% 72% Single
b6 1-0 2 1-- O HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra -2% 70% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
t7 0-1 0 --- O MON V. Law B. Knepper 4% 74% Groundout: P-1B
t7 0-1 1 --- O MON R. Nichols B. Knepper 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t7 0-1 2 --- O MON J. Reed B. Knepper 2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 8-9-1
b7 1-0 0 --- HOU P. Garner B. Sebra 3% 82% Single
b7 1-0 0 1-- O HOU B. Knepper B. Sebra -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Garner to 2B
b7 1-0 1 -2- O HOU B. Doran B. Sebra -2% 79% Fielder's Choice ; Garner to 3B; Doran out at 2B/P-3B-2B
b7 1-0 2 --3 O HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra -3% 75% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
t8 0-1 0 --- MON L. Rivera B. Knepper -9% 66% Single
Casey Candaele pinch hits for Bob Sebra (P) batting 9th
t8 0-1 0 1-- MON C. Candaele B. Knepper -13% 54% Single; Rivera to 2B
t8 0-1 0 12- MON A. Powell B. Knepper -16% 37% Walk; Rivera to 3B; Candaele to 2B
t8 0-1 0 123 O MON M. Webster B. Knepper 15% 52% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Candaele to 3B; Powell to 2B; Webster to 1B
Larry Andersen replaces Bob Knepper pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-1 1 123 OO MON A. Galarraga L. Andersen 35% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Expos' Andy McGaffigan facing 3-4-5
Andy McGaffigan replaces Casey Candaele (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-0 0 --- HOU J. Cruz A. McGaffigan 2% 89% Single
b8 1-0 0 1-- O HOU G. Davis A. McGaffigan -2% 87% Flyball: CF
b8 1-0 1 1-- HOU K. Bass A. McGaffigan 1% 88% Cruz Steals 2B
b8 1-0 1 -2- O HOU K. Bass A. McGaffigan -2% 86% Strikeout
b8 1-0 2 -2- HOU C. Reynolds A. McGaffigan 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b8 1-0 2 12- O HOU M. Bailey A. McGaffigan -3% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Expos Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Dave Smith facing 4-5-6
Dave Smith replaces Kevin Bass (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Terry Puhl replaces Larry Andersen (P) playing RF batting 9th
t9 0-1 0 --- O MON T. Wallach D. Smith 7% 91% Strikeout
t9 0-1 1 --- O MON V. Law D. Smith 5% 96% Strikeout
Wallace Johnson pinch hits for Reid Nichols (CF) batting 6th
t9 0-1 2 --- O MON W. Johnson D. Smith 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 0, Astros 1.

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