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@MIN
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Sunday, May 24, 1987,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 24,591, Time of Game: 2:29
Cardinals
8
26-14
 Won 5 
1st
at Astros
2
20-22
 Lost 5 
5th, 5½ GB
W: Joe Magrane (4-0)
L: Mike Scott (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       2  5  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    8  5  0
Astros          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  2

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vince Coleman LF 4 1 0 0 1 2 5 .275 .383 .325 .708 -0.015 0.42 0.013 -0.029 -0.7 0 0
Ozzie Smith SS 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 .264 .379 .321 .700 0.146 0.81 0.149 -0.004 1.5 0 5
Terry Pendleton 3B 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .346 .397 .447 .843 0.127 0.63 0.130 -0.002 1.4 1 5
Jack Clark 1B 2 2 1 4 3 0 5 .345 .471 .698 1.169 0.143 0.69 0.145 -0.002 3.4 11 0 HR
Willie McGee CF 5 0 1 2 0 2 5 .248 .288 .372 .661 0.013 0.33 0.016 -0.004 0.3 2 0 3B
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .289 .366 .411 .777 0.004 0.22 0.008 -0.004 -0.4 2 2
Curt Ford RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .338 .378 .545 .924 -0.033 0.30 0.004 -0.037 -0.8 6 0
Steve Lake C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .317 .394 .711 -0.024 0.23 0.000 -0.024 -1.0 5 0
Joe Magrane P 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 .000 .067 .000 .067 0.027 0.31 0.032 -0.004 -0.1 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 8 5 7 9 8 43 .152 .333 .303 .636 0.388 0.45 0.497 -0.110 3.6 27 12
3B: W McGee (2, off J Solano).
HR: J Clark (12, off M Scott, 2nd inn, 3 on, 1 out).
SH: J Magrane (3, off J Solano).
TB: J Clark 4; W McGee 3; C Ford; T Pendleton; T Herr.
RBI: J Clark 4 (43); W McGee 2 (29); T Pendleton (26).
2-out RBI: W McGee.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Hatcher LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .327 .372 .458 .830 -0.022 0.34 0.007 -0.030 -0.1 1 0
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .303 .349 .652 -0.022 0.29 0.004 -0.026 -0.6 2 6
Phil Garner 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .233 .276 .378 .653 -0.011 0.23 0.008 -0.019 -0.1 0 1
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .247 .280 .422 .702 0.016 0.26 0.031 -0.015 1.2 11 0 2B
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .274 .328 .433 .761 -0.007 0.25 0.011 -0.018 0.0 1 0 2B
Alan Ashby C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .310 .380 .440 .820 -0.002 0.24 0.010 -0.013 0.1 9 0
Paul Householder CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .125 .222 .250 .472 -0.003 0.34 0.015 -0.018 -0.7 2 0
Dickie Thon SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .286 .292 .577 -0.045 0.44 0.000 -0.045 -1.4 1 4
Mike Scott P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julio Solano P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.1 0 2
   Jim Pankovits PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .136 .095 .232 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Aurelio Lopez 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 Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .333 .371 .705 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
   Larry Andersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Bailey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .298 .238 .536 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Team Totals 34 2 7 2 2 5 36 .206 .250 .265 .515 -0.111 0.28 0.086 -0.199 -2.4 27 13
2B: G Davis (8, off J Magrane); K Bass (10, off J Magrane).
TB: G Davis 3; K Bass 2; A Ashby; P Garner; B Doran; B Hatcher.
RBI: G Davis (20); K Bass (19).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
PB: A Ashby 2 (3).
E: D Thon (3); B Doran (1).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Magrane, W (4-0) 9 7 2 2 2 5 0 2.20 36 68 0.112 0.28 2.4
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 2 5 0 2.00 36 68 0.112 0.28 2.4

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, L (5-3) 1.1 2 7 5 6 1 1 2.51 13 21 -0.406 1.23 -6.3
Julio Solano 3.2 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.60 14 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.7
Aurelio Lopez 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.84 8 0 0 0.008 0.06 1.0
Larry Andersen 2 0 0 0 2 5 0 2.55 8 0 0 0.002 0.02 1.0
Team Totals 9 5 8 6 9 8 1 6.00 43 21 0 0 -0.389 0.45 -3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Charlie Williams.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 24,591.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Vince Coleman LF 1 Billy Hatcher LF
2 Ozzie Smith SS 2 Bill Doran 2B
3 Terry Pendleton 3B 3 Phil Garner 3B
4 Jack Clark 1B 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Willie McGee CF 5 Kevin Bass RF
6 Tom Herr 2B 6 Alan Ashby C
7 Curt Ford RF 7 Paul Householder CF
8 Steve Lake C 8 Dickie Thon SS
9 Joe Magrane P 9 Mike Scott P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 3-0 1 123 RRRR STL J. Clark M. Scott 11% 95% Home Run; Coleman Scores; Smith Scores; Pendleton Scores
t1 0-0 1 123 R STL W. McGee M. Scott 8% 68% Passed Ball; Smith Scores/unER; Pendleton to 3B; Clark to 2B
t2 2-0 1 123 R STL T. Pendleton M. Scott 6% 84% Walk; Magrane Scores; Coleman to 3B; Smith to 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- STL T. Pendleton M. Scott 6% 57% Single; Smith to 3B
t2 2-0 1 12- STL O. Smith M. Scott 4% 78% Walk; Magrane to 3B; Coleman to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL V. Coleman M. Scott -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL O. Smith M. Scott 2% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Smith to 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-- STL T. Pendleton M. Scott 6% 57% Single; Smith to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 STL J. Clark M. Scott 3% 60% Walk; Pendleton to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 R STL W. McGee M. Scott 8% 68% Passed Ball; Smith Scores/unER; Pendleton to 3B; Clark to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -23 RO STL W. McGee M. Scott 0% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pendleton Scores/unER
t1 2-0 2 -2- STL T. Herr M. Scott 1% 69% Walk
t1 2-0 2 12- O STL C. Ford M. Scott -3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Magrane 2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O HOU B. Doran J. Magrane 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- O HOU P. Garner J. Magrane 1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 8-9-1
t2 2-0 0 --- O STL S. Lake M. Scott -2% 69% Foul Flyball: C
t2 2-0 1 --- STL J. Magrane M. Scott 2% 71% Walk
t2 2-0 1 1-- STL V. Coleman M. Scott 1% 72% Passed Ball; Magrane to 2B
t2 2-0 1 -2- STL V. Coleman M. Scott 1% 73% Walk
t2 2-0 1 12- STL O. Smith M. Scott 4% 78% Walk; Magrane to 3B; Coleman to 2B
t2 2-0 1 123 R STL T. Pendleton M. Scott 6% 84% Walk; Magrane Scores; Coleman to 3B; Smith to 2B
t2 3-0 1 123 RRRR STL J. Clark M. Scott 11% 95% Home Run; Coleman Scores; Smith Scores; Pendleton Scores
Julio Solano replaces Mike Scott pitching and batting 9th
t2 7-0 1 --- O STL W. McGee J. Solano -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 7-0 2 --- O STL T. Herr J. Solano -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 4-5-6
b2 0-7 0 --- O HOU G. Davis J. Magrane 1% 96% Flyball: RF
b2 0-7 1 --- O HOU K. Bass J. Magrane 0% 96% Strikeout
b2 0-7 2 --- O HOU A. Ashby J. Magrane 0% 97% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Julio Solano facing 7-8-9
t3 7-0 0 --- STL C. Ford J. Solano 0% 97% Single
t3 7-0 0 1-- O STL S. Lake J. Solano -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 7-0 1 1-- O STL J. Magrane J. Solano -0% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Lake to 2B
t3 7-0 2 -2- O STL V. Coleman J. Solano -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 7-8-9
b3 0-7 0 --- O HOU P. Householder J. Magrane 1% 97% Flyball: RF
b3 0-7 1 --- O HOU D. Thon J. Magrane 0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-7 2 --- O HOU J. Solano J. Magrane 0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Julio Solano facing 2-3-4
t4 7-0 0 --- O STL O. Smith J. Solano -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 7-0 1 --- O STL T. Pendleton J. Solano -0% 97% Flyball: LF
t4 7-0 2 --- STL J. Clark J. Solano 0% 97% Walk
t4 7-0 2 1-- R STL W. McGee J. Solano 1% 98% Triple; Clark Scores
t4 8-0 2 --3 O STL T. Herr J. Solano -0% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 1-2-3
b4 0-8 0 --- HOU B. Hatcher J. Magrane -1% 97% Single
b4 0-8 0 1-- O HOU B. Doran J. Magrane 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b4 0-8 1 1-- HOU P. Garner J. Magrane -1% 97% Single; Hatcher to 2B
b4 0-8 1 12- R HOU G. Davis J. Magrane -3% 94% Double; Hatcher Scores; Garner to 3B
b4 1-8 1 -23 RO HOU K. Bass J. Magrane 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Garner Scores; Davis to 3B
b4 2-8 2 --3 HOU A. Ashby J. Magrane -1% 95% Walk
b4 2-8 2 1-3 HOU P. Householder J. Magrane -2% 93% Walk; Ashby to 2B
b4 2-8 2 123 O HOU D. Thon J. Magrane 3% 97% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Julio Solano facing 7-8-9
t5 8-2 0 --- O STL C. Ford J. Solano -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t5 8-2 1 --- O STL S. Lake J. Solano -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t5 8-2 2 --- O STL J. Magrane J. Solano -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 9-1-2
Jim Pankovits pinch hits for Julio Solano (P) batting 9th
b5 2-8 0 --- O HOU J. Pankovits J. Magrane 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-8 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Magrane 1% 97% Flyball: RF
b5 2-8 2 --- HOU B. Doran J. Magrane -0% 97% Single
b5 2-8 2 1-- O HOU P. Garner J. Magrane 1% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Aurelio Lopez facing 1-2-3
Aurelio Lopez replaces Jim Pankovits (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 8-2 0 --- O STL V. Coleman A. Lopez -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 8-2 1 --- O STL O. Smith A. Lopez -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 8-2 2 --- STL T. Pendleton A. Lopez 0% 97% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Pendleton to 1B
t6 8-2 2 1-- O STL J. Clark A. Lopez -0% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 4-5-6
b6 2-8 0 --- O HOU G. Davis J. Magrane 1% 98% Strikeout
b6 2-8 1 --- HOU K. Bass J. Magrane -1% 97% Double
b6 2-8 1 -2- O HOU A. Ashby J. Magrane 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B; Bass to 3B
b6 2-8 2 --3 O HOU P. Householder J. Magrane 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Aurelio Lopez facing 5-6-7
t7 8-2 0 --- O STL W. McGee A. Lopez -0% 98% Strikeout
t7 8-2 1 --- STL T. Herr A. Lopez 0% 99% Single
t7 8-2 1 1-- O STL C. Ford A. Lopez -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 8-2 2 1-- O STL S. Lake A. Lopez -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 8-9-1
b7 2-8 0 --- O HOU D. Thon J. Magrane 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Aurelio Lopez (P) batting 9th
b7 2-8 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl J. Magrane 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 2-8 2 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Magrane 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Larry Andersen facing 9-1-2
Larry Andersen replaces Terry Puhl (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 8-2 0 --- O STL J. Magrane L. Andersen -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 8-2 1 --- O STL V. Coleman L. Andersen -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t8 8-2 2 --- STL O. Smith L. Andersen 0% 99% Walk
t8 8-2 2 1-- O STL T. Pendleton L. Andersen -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 2-3-4
b8 2-8 0 --- O HOU B. Doran J. Magrane 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-8 1 --- O HOU P. Garner J. Magrane 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 2-8 2 --- HOU G. Davis J. Magrane -0% 100% Single
b8 2-8 2 1-- O HOU K. Bass J. Magrane 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Larry Andersen facing 4-5-6
t9 8-2 0 --- STL J. Clark L. Andersen 0% 100% Walk
t9 8-2 0 1-- O STL W. McGee L. Andersen -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-2 1 1-- O STL T. Herr L. Andersen -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-2 2 1-- O STL C. Ford L. Andersen -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 6-7-8
b9 2-8 0 --- HOU A. Ashby J. Magrane -0% 99% Single
b9 2-8 0 1-- O HOU P. Householder J. Magrane 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b9 2-8 1 1-- O HOU D. Thon J. Magrane 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Mark Bailey pinch hits for Larry Andersen (P) batting 9th
b9 2-8 2 1-- O HOU M. Bailey J. Magrane 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

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