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SEA
@ANA
9
11
DET
@BAL
3
4
BOS
@CHW
1
10
KCR
@CLE
3
4
MIN
@MIL
4
3
TOR
@NYY
2
0
OAK
@TEX
3
8
MON
@ATL
2
4
PHI
@CHC
3
2
NYM
@FLA
5
6
CIN
@HOU
7
4
LAD
@SDP
3
7
COL
@SFG
3
6
PIT
@STL
1
3
Tuesday, May 20, 1997, 7:06
, Astrodome
Attendance: 14,954, Time of Game: 2:51
Reds
7
14-29
 Won 1 
5th, 8 GB
at Astros
4
23-22
 Lost 1 
1st
W: John Smiley (4-6)
L: Russ Springer (1-2)
S: Jeff Shaw (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  2    7 14  2
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  2   0  1  0    4  9  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Deion Sanders CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 5 .321 .369 .446 .814 13 8 0.124 1.04 0.158 -0.034 1.0 1 0 SB,HBP
Curtis Goodwin LF 5 2 4 0 0 0 5 .382 .460 .418 .878 15 11 -0.044 1.18 0.113 -0.157 0.3 3 1 SB,CS
Barry Larkin SS 5 1 1 1 0 3 5 .262 .401 .352 .754 20 15 0.005 1.02 0.088 -0.083 0.2 2 7 SB
Reggie Sanders RF 4 1 1 1 1 2 5 .222 .313 .444 .757 26 16 -0.016 1.21 0.098 -0.114 -0.0 1 0 2B
Hal Morris 1B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .261 .315 .351 .666 16 12 0.253 1.11 0.292 -0.038 2.1 14 1 2·2B
Willie Greene 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .218 .329 .411 .740 16 10 0.213 1.19 0.247 -0.034 0.9 0 2
   Hector Carrasco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Shaw P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bret Boone 2B 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .184 .283 .248 .531 18 13 -0.108 0.99 0.000 -0.108 -1.4 1 4
Joe Oliver C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .286 .308 .593 9 7 0.138 0.94 0.162 -0.024 1.3 5 0
John Smiley P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .091 .091 .136 .227 5 4 -0.110 0.85 0.009 -0.120 -1.5 0 3 GDP
   Terry Pendleton PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .310 .333 .643 5 3 -0.013 0.46 0.000 -0.013 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 38 7 14 5 2 10 41 .368 .415 .447 .862 143 99 0.442 1.06 1.167 -0.725 2.6 27 18
2B: R Sanders (5, off C Holt); H Morris 2 (9, 1 off C Holt, 1 off R Springer).
HBP: D Sanders (2, by C Holt).
TB: H Morris 5; C Goodwin 4; D Sanders 2; R Sanders 2; J Smiley; J Oliver; W Greene; B Larkin.
GIDP: J Smiley (1).
RBI: H Morris 2 (12); B Larkin (10); W Greene (20); R Sanders (19).
2-out RBI: H Morris.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Larkin-B Boone-H Morris; B Larkin-H Morris.
PB: J Oliver (1).
E: W Greene (7); H Morris (4).
Outfield Assists: C Goodwin (C Biggio at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: C Goodwin (6, 2nd base off C Holt/B Ausmus); D Sanders (26, 3rd base off C Holt/B Ausmus); B Larkin (9, 3rd base off T Martin/B Ausmus).
CS: C Goodwin (6, 2nd base by C Holt/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .291 .379 .514 .894 14 9 -0.084 1.27 0.030 -0.113 -0.6 0 3
James Mouton CF 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 .214 .270 .339 .609 16 9 0.093 1.38 0.132 -0.039 0.4 2 0 SB
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .315 .403 .655 1.058 17 10 0.076 1.60 0.188 -0.112 0.5 8 0 2B
Sean Berry 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .250 .367 .617 15 9 0.105 1.52 0.152 -0.047 0.9 0 1 SH
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .269 .376 .373 .749 10 10 0.078 1.86 0.182 -0.104 0.3 2 1 CS
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .313 .352 .435 .787 21 12 -0.110 2.06 0.093 -0.203 -0.2 10 2 2B
Bobby Abreu RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .242 .342 .356 .698 16 10 0.104 1.52 0.165 -0.061 0.9 1 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .400 .462 .571 1.033 17 10 -0.196 1.39 0.000 -0.196 -1.7 3 2 GDP
Chris Holt P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .045 .045 .045 .091 2 2 -0.026 1.05 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 0
   Tim Bogar PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .273 .333 .606 2 2 -0.075 1.79 0.000 -0.075 -0.6
   Ramon Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Ken Ramos PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1 -0.021 0.81 0.000 -0.021 -0.1
   Russ Springer 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 Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .419 .413 .833 5 4 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
Team Totals 33 4 9 3 2 4 36 .273 .314 .333 .648 136 88 -0.060 1.51 0.942 -1.001 -0.4 27 10
2B: B Ausmus (9, off J Smiley); J Bagwell (13, off J Smiley).
SH: S Berry (1, off J Smiley).
TB: J Bagwell 3; L Gonzalez 3; B Ausmus 2; C Biggio; B Abreu; S Berry.
GIDP: R Gutierrez (2).
RBI: B Abreu (18); L Gonzalez (15); J Bagwell (42).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Biggio-R Gutierrez-J Bagwell; R Garcia-J Bagwell.
E: R Gutierrez (1).
Outfield Assists: L Gonzalez (H Morris at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Mouton (1, 2nd base off H Carrasco/J Oliver).
CS: L Gonzalez (2, 2nd base by J Smiley POCS).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Smiley, W (4-6) 7 8 3 2 1 2 0 5.15 27 93 61 37 4 20 16 8 5 0 52 0.021 1.41 0.5
Hector Carrasco, H (2) 0.2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1.84 3 15 8 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.036 1.89 0.2
Jeff Shaw, S (5) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.87 6 28 19 8 4 7 4 1 0 0 1 1 0.003 1.75 -0.2
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 2 4 0 2.00 36 136 88 50 9 29 20 10 5 0 52 1 1 0.060 1.51 0.4

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Holt 5 8 3 3 2 5 0 3.60 24 89 57 29 5 23 10 6 3 0 42 -0.103 1.01 -0.5
Ramon Garcia 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.94 6 11 10 6 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.124 1.03 1.0
Russ Springer, L (1-2) 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 2.53 6 29 20 12 2 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 -0.340 1.48 -1.5
Jose Lima 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 0 4.15 4 12 10 5 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.85 -0.0
Tom Martin 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.72 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 -0.120 0.95 -1.5
Team Totals 9 14 7 6 2 10 0 6.00 41 144 99 53 12 34 15 13 5 0 42 2 2 -0.439 1.06 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: T Martin (1).
HBP: C Holt (3; D Sanders).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Smiley (2; L Gonzalez, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 2:51.
Attendance: 14,954.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Deion Sanders CF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Curtis Goodwin LF 2 James Mouton CF
3 Barry Larkin SS 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Reggie Sanders RF 4 Sean Berry 3B
5 Hal Morris 1B 5 Luis Gonzalez LF
6 Willie Greene 3B 6 Brad Ausmus C
7 Bret Boone 2B 7 Bobby Abreu RF
8 Joe Oliver C 8 Ricky Gutierrez SS
9 John Smiley P 9 Chris Holt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 3-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R CIN W. Greene R. Springer 23% 77% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Morris Scores; Greene to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 1-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Smiley -19% 50% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Mouton Scores/unER
b2 1-2 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez J. Smiley 13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
t7 3-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CIN C. Goodwin R. Garcia -13% 43% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: P (P's Left); Sanders out at 1B/P-1B
b8 4-5 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Shaw 12% 84% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CIN D. Sanders C. Holt 4% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CIN C. Goodwin C. Holt 5% 59% Single to 1B (Bunt to Weak 1B); Sanders to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- 5,(2-2)  CIN B. Larkin C. Holt 5% 64% Sanders Steals 3B; Goodwin Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -23 6,(3-2)  RO CIN B. Larkin C. Holt 0% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sanders Scores; Goodwin to 3B
t1 1-0 1 --3 7,(3-2)  R CIN R. Sanders C. Holt 6% 71% Double to CF (Line Drive); Goodwin Scores
t1 2-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CIN H. Morris C. Holt -3% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 2-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CIN W. Greene C. Holt -3% 65% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' John Smiley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Smiley 2% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Mouton J. Smiley 2% 69% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b1 0-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Smiley 1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN B. Boone C. Holt -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN J. Oliver C. Holt -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN J. Smiley C. Holt 1% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  CIN D. Sanders C. Holt 1% 70% Hit By Pitch; Smiley to 2B
t2 2-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  CIN C. Goodwin C. Holt 2% 72% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Smiley to 3B; Sanders to 2B
t2 2-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  O CIN B. Larkin C. Holt -5% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' John Smiley facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU S. Berry J. Smiley 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez J. Smiley -3% 66% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Smiley -9% 57% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Gonzalez to 3B
b2 0-2 1 -23 3,(0-2)  R HOU B. Abreu J. Smiley -8% 49% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Gonzalez Scores; Ausmus to 3B
b2 1-2 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez J. Smiley 13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
t3 2-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  CIN R. Sanders C. Holt 3% 65% Walk
t3 2-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  R CIN H. Morris C. Holt 12% 77% Double to CF (Line Drive); Sanders Scores
t3 3-1 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  CIN W. Greene C. Holt 2% 79% Walk
t3 3-1 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O CIN B. Boone C. Holt -4% 75% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  CIN J. Oliver C. Holt 4% 79% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Morris to 3B; Greene to 2B
t3 3-1 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO CIN J. Smiley C. Holt -11% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' John Smiley facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Holt J. Smiley 3% 71% Flyball: LF
b3 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio J. Smiley -3% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 1-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Mouton J. Smiley 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B; Biggio to 2B
b3 1-3 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Smiley 4% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Biggio out at Hm/LF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t4 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN D. Sanders C. Holt -2% 72% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
t4 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  CIN C. Goodwin C. Holt 2% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 3-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CIN B. Larkin C. Holt -3% 71% Goodwin Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 3-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN B. Larkin C. Holt -1% 70% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' John Smiley facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU S. Berry J. Smiley -5% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 1-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Smiley 4% 69% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
b4 1-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO HOU B. Ausmus J. Smiley 6% 76% Line Drive Double Play: SS; Berry out at 1B/SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
t5 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN R. Sanders C. Holt -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t5 3-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN H. Morris C. Holt -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN W. Greene C. Holt -1% 72% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' John Smiley facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Abreu J. Smiley -5% 67% Walk
b5 1-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU R. Gutierrez J. Smiley -3% 64% Passed Ball; Abreu to 2B
b5 1-3 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Smiley 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Abreu to 3B
Tim Bogar pinch hits for Chris Holt (P) batting 9th
b5 1-3 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Smiley 8% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 1-3 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Smiley 5% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 7-8-9
Ramon Garcia replaces Tim Bogar (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN B. Boone R. Garcia -2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN J. Oliver R. Garcia -1% 76% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN J. Smiley R. Garcia -1% 75% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' John Smiley facing 2-3-4
b6 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Mouton J. Smiley -6% 69% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Mouton to 1B
b6 1-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Smiley -19% 50% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Mouton Scores/unER
b6 2-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU S. Berry J. Smiley 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Bagwell to 3B
b6 2-3 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R HOU L. Gonzalez J. Smiley -10% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bagwell Scores
b6 3-3 1 1-- O HOU B. Ausmus J. Smiley 6% 48% Gonzalez Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b6 3-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Smiley 2% 50% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 1-2-3
t7 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN D. Sanders R. Garcia 6% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t7 3-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CIN C. Goodwin R. Garcia -13% 43% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: P (P's Left); Sanders out at 1B/P-1B
t7 3-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN B. Larkin R. Garcia -2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Reds' John Smiley facing 7-8-9
b7 3-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Abreu J. Smiley 4% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b7 3-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Smiley 3% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
Ken Ramos pinch hits for Ramon Garcia (P) batting 9th
b7 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU K. Ramos J. Smiley 2% 50% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Russ Springer facing 4-5-6
Russ Springer replaces Ken Ramos (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CIN R. Sanders R. Springer -5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-3 1 --- 4,(0-2)  CIN H. Morris R. Springer 9% 54% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t8 3-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R CIN W. Greene R. Springer 23% 77% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Morris Scores; Greene to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 4-3 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O CIN B. Boone R. Springer -4% 74% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R CIN J. Oliver R. Springer 12% 85% Reached on E6 (Line Drive); Greene Scores/unER/No RBI
Terry Pendleton pinch hits for John Smiley (P) batting 9th
t8 5-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CIN T. Pendleton R. Springer -1% 84% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Reds' Hector Carrasco facing 1-2-3
Hector Carrasco replaces Willie Greene (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Terry Pendleton moves from PH to 3B
b8 3-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio H. Carrasco 4% 88% Flyball: RF
b8 3-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Mouton H. Carrasco -5% 83% Walk
b8 3-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Bagwell H. Carrasco -2% 81% Mouton Steals 2B
b8 3-5 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell H. Carrasco 7% 88% Strikeout Looking
Jeff Shaw replaces Hector Carrasco pitching and batting 6th
b8 3-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  R HOU S. Berry J. Shaw -10% 77% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Mouton Scores/unER/No RBI
b8 4-5 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez J. Shaw -5% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Berry to 2B
b8 4-5 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Shaw 12% 84% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 5, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 5-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
Jose Lima replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN D. Sanders J. Lima -2% 82% Flyball: LF
t9 5-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CIN C. Goodwin J. Lima 2% 84% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t9 5-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CIN B. Larkin J. Lima 5% 89% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Deep 2B-1B); Goodwin to 3B
t9 5-4 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CIN R. Sanders J. Lima -5% 84% Strikeout Swinging
Tom Martin replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-4 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R CIN H. Morris T. Martin 9% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Goodwin Scores; Larkin to 2B
t9 6-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RO CIN J. Shaw T. Martin 4% 96% Larkin Steals 3B; Larkin Scores/Wild Pitch/No RBI; Morris out at Hm/LF-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-7, Reds' Jeff Shaw facing 7-8-9
b9 4-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Abreu J. Shaw 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b9 4-7 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Shaw 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Tom Martin (P) batting 9th
b9 4-7 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Shaw 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Astros 4.

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