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SEA
@ANA
7
3
BOS
@CHW
5
6
KCR
@CLE
6
7
BAL
@DET
4
3
BAL
@DET
8
11
MIN
@MIL
13
1
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@TEX
6
7
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@TOR
0
1
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@HOU
4
2
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@MON
6
3
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@NYM
2
6
CHC
@PHI
9
3
LAD
@SDP
5
2
COL
@SFG
0
4
PIT
@STL
7
5
 
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Friday, July 4, 1997, 6:05
, Astrodome
Attendance: 34,080, Time of Game: 2:43
Reds
4
38-46
 Won 5 
4th, 3 GB
at Astros
2
41-45
 Lost 2 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Mike Morgan (3-5)
L: Tommy Greene (0-1)
S: Jeff Shaw (18)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   3  0  1   0  0  0    4  7  0
Astros          1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  0

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 LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .293 .346 .396 .742 19 9 -0.038 1.02 0.036 -0.075 -0.4 1 0
Curtis Goodwin CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .293 .357 .351 .707 20 11 -0.024 1.00 0.044 -0.069 -0.3 2 0
Lenny Harris 3B 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .260 .290 .390 .680 11 4 0.060 1.10 0.071 -0.010 0.5 0 1
   Terry Pendleton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .309 .354 .663 5 3 -0.045 1.79 0.000 -0.045 -0.4
   Jeff Branson 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .146 .200 .236 .436 4 3 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 3
Willie Greene RF 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .257 .368 .474 .842 12 8 0.189 1.19 0.247 -0.058 1.4 1 0 HR
Hal Morris 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .268 .320 .338 .658 14 9 0.024 0.64 0.054 -0.029 0.2 10 3
Joe Oliver C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .287 .335 .467 .802 14 11 -0.042 0.88 0.037 -0.079 -0.5 5 0 GDP
Bret Boone 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .197 .279 .280 .559 23 15 0.200 0.94 0.216 -0.016 1.9 4 3 2·2B
Pokey Reese SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .313 .326 .638 11 7 -0.178 0.93 0.000 -0.178 -2.2 1 3
Mike Morgan P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .200 .300 4 4 -0.010 1.07 0.026 -0.036 -0.1 2 1
   Scott Sullivan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.015 0.59 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 1 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
Team Totals 32 4 7 4 3 10 35 .219 .286 .375 .661 141 87 0.109 0.96 0.731 -0.622 -0.4 27 14
2B: B Boone 2 (12, 1 off M Magnante, 1 off T Greene).
HR: W Greene (12, off T Greene, 4th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line).
TB: B Boone 4; W Greene 4; H Morris 2; J Oliver; M Morgan.
GIDP: J Oliver (3).
RBI: W Greene 3 (43); B Boone (24).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 8.

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 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .311 .398 .513 .912 11 6 0.092 1.20 0.162 -0.070 1.3 2 5 2B,2·SB
Bill Spiers 3B 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .313 .452 .429 .880 17 7 0.082 1.06 0.117 -0.034 1.0 2 1 SB
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .313 .433 .617 1.049 21 12 -0.122 1.29 0.000 -0.122 -1.2 7 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .281 .369 .383 .752 17 10 -0.028 1.19 0.041 -0.069 -0.2 2 0 2B,IW
Derek Bell RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .242 .308 .367 .675 15 10 -0.093 1.58 0.018 -0.111 -0.8 1 1
Thomas Howard CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .314 .350 .665 18 12 -0.111 1.03 0.000 -0.111 -1.2 1 0
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .284 .332 .382 .714 16 11 -0.063 1.11 0.037 -0.100 -0.2 11 0 SB
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256 .320 .316 .637 19 13 -0.037 0.92 0.034 -0.070 -0.3 1 2
Tommy Greene P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 7 4 -0.058 1.41 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 0 0 SH
   Mike Magnante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chuck Carr PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .233 .265 .498 5 3 -0.039 1.53 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   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
   Bobby Abreu CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242 .331 .356 .687 6 4 -0.014 0.55 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 4 5 36 .161 .257 .226 .483 152 92 -0.391 1.17 0.409 -0.798 -2.4 27 9
2B: C Biggio (24, off M Morgan); L Gonzalez (19, off M Morgan).
SH: T Greene (1, off M Morgan).
IBB: L Gonzalez (6, by M Morgan).
TB: L Gonzalez 2; C Biggio 2; R Gutierrez; B Spiers; B Ausmus.
RBI: B Spiers (18); D Bell (25).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Bell-B Ausmus; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Outfield Assists: D Bell (J Oliver at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: B Ausmus (9, 2nd base off M Morgan/J Oliver); C Biggio 2 (14, 2nd base off M Morgan/J Oliver, 3rd base off M Morgan/J Oliver); B Spiers (5, 2nd base off M Morgan/J Oliver).

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
Mike Morgan, W (3-5) 5 5 2 2 3 2 0 5.63 23 95 56 33 7 15 12 6 4 0 48 0.061 1.20 0.5
Scott Sullivan, H (4) 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.89 10 42 25 15 4 6 4 4 4 0 0 0 0.241 1.09 1.5
Jeff Shaw, S (18) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.44 3 15 11 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.089 1.18 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 4 5 0 2.00 36 152 92 53 15 23 17 10 8 0 48 0 0 0.391 1.17 2.4

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
Tommy Greene, L (0-1) 4.2 4 3 3 3 4 1 7.00 20 79 48 29 7 12 5 8 2 0 45 -0.149 1.13 -1.0
Mike Magnante 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.24 9 36 21 12 2 7 5 3 3 0 2 0 -0.005 1.03 0.4
Tom Martin 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.08 3 9 7 1 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.028 0.37 0.5
Billy Wagner 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.93 3 17 11 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.017 0.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 3 10 1 4.00 35 141 87 48 14 25 10 12 5 0 45 2 0 -0.109 0.96 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Morgan (5; L Gonzalez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 34,080.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Deion Sanders LF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Curtis Goodwin CF 2 Bill Spiers 3B
3 Lenny Harris 3B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Willie Greene RF 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Hal Morris 1B 5 Derek Bell RF
6 Joe Oliver C 6 Thomas Howard CF
7 Bret Boone 2B 7 Brad Ausmus C
8 Pokey Reese SS 8 Ricky Gutierrez SS
9 Mike Morgan P 9 Tommy Greene P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 0 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR CIN W. Greene T. Greene 25% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Goodwin Scores; Harris Scores; Greene Scores
t6 3-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R CIN B. Boone M. Magnante 15% 85% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Morris Scores; Oliver to 3B
t6 4-2 1 -23 1,(0-0)  OO CIN P. Reese M. Magnante -10% 75% Double Play: Lineout: RF; Oliver out at Hm/RF-C
b1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Spiers M. Morgan -7% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Biggio Scores
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  CIN B. Boone T. Greene 7% 46% Double to RF (Ground Ball)

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' Tommy Greene facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN D. Sanders T. Greene -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN C. Goodwin T. Greene -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CIN L. Harris T. Greene -1% 45% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Morgan -6% 39% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Spiers M. Morgan -7% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Biggio Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morgan 1% 34% Groundout: SS-1B; Spiers to 2B
b1 1-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morgan 3% 36% Groundout: 1B-P; Spiers to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O HOU D. Bell M. Morgan 3% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN W. Greene T. Greene -2% 37% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN H. Morris T. Greene 3% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO CIN J. Oliver T. Greene -5% 34% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Mike Morgan facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU T. Howard M. Morgan 2% 36% Lineout: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus M. Morgan -2% 34% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU R. Gutierrez M. Morgan -1% 32% Ausmus Steals 2B
b2 1-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Morgan 3% 35% Groundout: SS-1B; Ausmus to 3B
b2 1-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Greene M. Morgan 3% 38% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  CIN B. Boone T. Greene 7% 46% Double to RF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CIN P. Reese T. Greene -5% 41% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t3 0-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CIN M. Morgan T. Greene -4% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Boone to 3B
t3 0-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O CIN D. Sanders T. Greene -4% 33% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Mike Morgan facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio M. Morgan -3% 30% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Spiers M. Morgan -2% 27% Biggio Steals 2B
b3 1-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers M. Morgan -2% 25% Walk
b3 1-0 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morgan 0% 25% Strikeout Swinging, Biggio Steals 3B, Spiers Steals 2B
b3 1-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morgan -1% 24% Intentional Walk
b3 1-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  RO HOU D. Bell M. Morgan -2% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Biggio Scores; Spiers to 3B; Gonzalez to 2B
b3 2-0 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O HOU T. Howard M. Morgan 4% 27% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CIN C. Goodwin T. Greene 4% 31% Walk
t4 0-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  CIN L. Harris T. Greene 7% 38% Walk; Goodwin to 2B
t4 0-2 0 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR CIN W. Greene T. Greene 25% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Goodwin Scores; Harris Scores; Greene Scores
t4 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN H. Morris T. Greene -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
t4 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN J. Oliver T. Greene -2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CIN B. Boone T. Greene -1% 58% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Reds' Mike Morgan facing 7-8-9
b4 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Morgan 3% 61% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b4 2-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez M. Morgan -3% 57% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
b4 2-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Greene M. Morgan 2% 60% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Gutierrez to 2B
b4 2-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morgan 4% 64% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 8-9-1
t5 3-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O CIN P. Reese T. Greene -2% 62% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t5 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN M. Morgan T. Greene 3% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t5 3-2 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CIN D. Sanders T. Greene 4% 68% Walk; Morgan to 2B
t5 3-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O CIN C. Goodwin T. Greene -5% 64% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
Mike Magnante replaces Tommy Greene pitching and batting 9th
Terry Pendleton pinch hits for Lenny Harris (3B) batting 3rd
t5 3-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CIN T. Pendleton M. Magnante -5% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Reds' Mike Morgan facing 2-3-4
Jeff Branson replaces Terry Pendleton (PH) playing 3B batting 3rd
b5 2-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Morgan 3% 62% Flyball: LF
b5 2-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morgan 2% 65% Lineout: SS (SS-2B)
b5 2-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morgan -3% 61% Double to RF (Line Drive)
b5 2-3 2 -2- 6,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell M. Morgan 5% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN W. Greene M. Magnante -2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN H. Morris M. Magnante 3% 67% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 3-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  CIN J. Oliver M. Magnante 4% 70% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Morris to 2B
t6 3-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R CIN B. Boone M. Magnante 15% 85% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Morris Scores; Oliver to 3B
t6 4-2 1 -23 1,(0-0)  OO CIN P. Reese M. Magnante -10% 75% Double Play: Lineout: RF; Oliver out at Hm/RF-C
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Scott Sullivan facing 6-7-8
Scott Sullivan replaces Mike Morgan pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU T. Howard S. Sullivan 3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b6 2-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus S. Sullivan 2% 81% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b6 2-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez S. Sullivan 1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 9-1-2
t7 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN S. Sullivan M. Magnante -2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 4-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN D. Sanders M. Magnante -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t7 4-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN C. Goodwin M. Magnante -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Scott Sullivan facing 9-1-2
Chuck Carr pinch hits for Mike Magnante (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr S. Sullivan 4% 83% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b7 2-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio S. Sullivan 3% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU B. Spiers S. Sullivan -2% 83% Walk
b7 2-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell S. Sullivan 4% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Tom Martin facing 3-4-5
Tom Martin replaces Chuck Carr (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN J. Branson T. Martin -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN W. Greene T. Martin -1% 85% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t8 4-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN H. Morris T. Martin -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Scott Sullivan facing 4-5-6
b8 2-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez S. Sullivan 4% 88% Lineout: P (P's Left)
b8 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell S. Sullivan 3% 91% Lineout: CF
b8 2-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Howard S. Sullivan 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 6-7-8
Billy Wagner replaces Thomas Howard (CF) pitching and batting 6th
Bobby Abreu replaces Tom Martin (P) playing CF batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN J. Oliver B. Wagner -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CIN B. Boone B. Wagner -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN P. Reese B. Wagner -0% 91% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Jeff Shaw facing 7-8-9
Jeff Shaw replaces Scott Sullivan pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Shaw 5% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Shaw 3% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
b9 2-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Abreu J. Shaw 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Astros 2.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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