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@CHW
4
1
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3
6
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@DET
3
1
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@MIN
2
1
 
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9
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@SFG
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1
3
Saturday, July 26, 1997, 7:06
, Astrodome
Attendance: 33,868, Time of Game: 3:21
Expos
8
52-49
 Lost 4 
4th, 11½ GB
at Astros
9
56-48
 Won 8 
1st
W: Billy Wagner (7-3)
L: Ugueth Urbina (3-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Expos           3  0  2   1  0  0   0  0  2   0    8 10  2
Astros          1  4  0   0  0  0   0  0  3   1    9 13  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Montreal Expos

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
F.P. Santangelo RF 3 1 0 1 0 1 5 .280 .413 .425 .838 19 11 0.020 0.88 0.064 -0.045 0.1 1 0 HBP,SH
Mike Lansing 2B 4 3 2 2 1 0 5 .299 .360 .500 .860 18 12 0.176 0.78 0.205 -0.029 1.9 4 4 HR
Rondell White CF 5 3 3 4 0 0 5 .264 .308 .456 .764 11 8 0.327 0.91 0.364 -0.036 3.8 3 0 2·HR,SB
Jose Vidro 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .182 .222 .273 .495 5 4 0.014 0.86 0.040 -0.026 0.0 0 3
   Doug Strange 3B 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .270 .330 .395 .725 12 6 0.052 0.71 0.054 -0.002 0.4 0 0
Henry Rodriguez LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .254 .306 .494 .800 15 11 0.061 1.14 0.105 -0.044 0.7 0 0
   Ugueth Urbina P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.058 2.31 0.000 -0.058 -0.2 0 0
Mark Grudzielanek SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .276 .322 .391 .712 17 11 -0.236 1.36 0.000 -0.236 -2.2 1 3 GDP
Ryan McGuire 1B 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 .272 .342 .437 .779 24 14 -0.100 1.07 0.007 -0.106 -0.7 10 0
Chris Widger C 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .262 .301 .448 .749 12 8 0.028 0.98 0.088 -0.061 0.1 7 1 2B
Dustin Hermanson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .143 .222 .365 5 3 -0.012 0.49 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 1
   Steve Falteisek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 -0.016 1.50 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Marc Valdes P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 4 2 -0.026 0.91 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 0
   Rick DeHart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Veres P 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
   Joe Orsulak LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .313 .330 .643 1 1 -0.016 0.65 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 37 8 10 8 3 9 43 .270 .341 .541 .882 149 95 0.214 1.00 0.927 -0.713 3.1 27 12
2B: C Widger (13, off J Lima).
HR: M Lansing (14, off R Garcia, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); R White 2 (15, 1 off R Springer, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line, 1 off R Garcia, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
SH: S Falteisek (1, off J Lima); F Santangelo (8, off J Lima).
HBP: F Santangelo (20, by R Garcia).
TB: R White 9; M Lansing 5; C Widger 3; H Rodriguez 2; J Vidro.
GIDP: M Grudzielanek (9).
RBI: R White 4 (45); M Lansing 2 (48); H Rodriguez (62); F Santangelo (27).
2-out RBI: R White 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Lansing-M Grudzielanek; J Vidro-M Lansing-R McGuire.
E: D Strange (8); M Grudzielanek (23).
Baserunning
SB: R White (12, 2nd base off R Garcia/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 5 1 3 2 0 1 5 .310 .405 .490 .895 20 13 0.119 1.73 0.233 -0.114 1.3 2 5 2·2B
Thomas Howard CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260 .330 .384 .714 15 7 -0.090 1.02 0.000 -0.090 -1.0 2 0
   James Mouton PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211 .277 .331 .608 4 3 -0.061 2.58 0.000 -0.061 -0.3
   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
   J.R. Phillips PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 4 2 0.479 2.68 0.479 0.000 2.4 HR
   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
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .302 .430 .602 1.032 16 8 0.015 1.46 0.108 -0.093 -0.0 11 0 SB
Luis Gonzalez LF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .290 .372 .418 .790 23 15 -0.156 1.62 0.027 -0.183 -0.6 2 0
Derek Bell RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .257 .334 .393 .728 21 14 -0.100 1.82 0.110 -0.209 -0.1 0 1 2B,GDP
Sean Berry 3B 3 2 3 2 0 0 5 .239 .298 .401 .699 17 12 0.651 1.70 0.651 0.000 3.1 0 3 HR,2B,SB,2·HBP
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .274 .321 .379 .700 20 13 -0.091 2.24 0.081 -0.172 -0.2 9 0
Tim Bogar SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .220 .276 .360 .636 8 6 -0.097 2.28 0.057 -0.153 -0.3 2 2
   Bill Spiers PH-SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .423 .436 .858 2 2 0.046 0.90 0.046 0.000 0.4 0 0
Ramon Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1 -0.003 1.94 0.000 -0.003 -0.1 0 0 SH
   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
   Ricky Gutierrez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .313 .313 .626 5 3 -0.044 1.55 0.000 -0.044 -0.3
   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 2
   Chuck Carr PH-CF 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .219 .275 .313 .588 7 5 0.045 1.88 0.094 -0.049 0.4 2 0
Team Totals 39 9 13 9 0 8 42 .333 .366 .590 .956 163 104 0.713 1.75 1.886 -1.171 4.6 30 13
2B: C Biggio 2 (28, 2 off D Hermanson); D Bell (14, off D Hermanson); S Berry (15, off D Hermanson).
HR: J Phillips (1, off U Urbina, 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF); S Berry (7, off U Urbina, 10th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: R Garcia (3, off D Hermanson).
HBP: S Berry 2 (4, 1 by D Veres, 1 by S Falteisek).
TB: S Berry 7; C Biggio 5; J Phillips 4; D Bell 3; L Gonzalez; C Carr; T Bogar; B Ausmus.
GIDP: D Bell (9).
RBI: J Phillips 3 (3); S Berry 2 (27); C Biggio 2 (52); B Ausmus (30); J Bagwell (93).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Bogar-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Baserunning
SB: S Berry (1, 2nd base off S Falteisek/C Widger); J Bagwell (20, 2nd base off U Urbina/C Widger).

Montreal Expos

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
Dustin Hermanson 1.1 6 5 5 0 1 0 4.08 10 32 23 17 3 3 4 5 5 0 23 -0.467 1.25 -4.7
Steve Falteisek 2.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 8 42 26 19 4 3 3 4 3 0 1 0 0.168 1.33 1.7
Marc Valdes, H (1) 2.1 3 0 0 0 2 0 3.78 10 36 21 12 3 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0.156 1.82 1.0
Rick DeHart, H (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 13.50 1 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.061 2.58 0.3
Dave Veres, H (8) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.08 4 13 7 2 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0.124 1.85 0.5
Ugueth Urbina, BS (4), L (3-7) 1.1 3 4 3 0 3 2 4.64 9 36 24 14 5 5 2 4 2 0 1 0 -0.756 2.44 -3.3
Team Totals 9 13 9 8 0 8 2 8.00 42 163 104 65 19 20 15 17 12 0 23 4 0 -0.714 1.75 -4.6

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
Ramon Garcia 2 7 5 5 0 2 2 4.45 14 42 27 17 1 9 5 6 3 0 24 -0.521 0.94 -5.0
Jose Lima 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 4.65 6 18 11 7 2 2 3 2 1 0 2 0 0.080 1.40 1.0
Mike Magnante 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08 10 28 20 13 1 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0.161 0.73 1.5
Russ Springer 2 1 2 2 3 4 1 4.63 10 49 29 14 6 9 0 3 1 0 0 0 -0.070 0.90 -1.0
Billy Wagner, W (7-3) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.51 3 12 8 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.136 1.80 0.5
Team Totals 10 10 8 8 3 9 3 7.20 43 149 95 53 12 30 14 16 7 0 24 2 0 -0.214 1.00 -3.1
R Garcia faced 4 batters in the 3rd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: R Springer (3).
HBP: D Veres (2; S Berry); R Garcia (6; F Santangelo); S Falteisek (1; S Berry).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Jerry Layne.
Time of Game: 3:21.
Attendance: 33,868.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Montreal Expos         Houston Astros
1 F.P. Santangelo RF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Mike Lansing 2B 2 Thomas Howard CF
3 Rondell White CF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Jose Vidro 3B 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Henry Rodriguez LF 5 Derek Bell RF
6 Mark Grudzielanek SS 6 Sean Berry 3B
7 Ryan McGuire 1B 7 Brad Ausmus C
8 Chris Widger C 8 Tim Bogar SS
9 Dustin Hermanson P 9 Ramon Garcia P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-8 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR HOU J. Phillips U. Urbina 48% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Spiers Scores/unER; Carr Scores; Phillips Scores
b10 8-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU S. Berry U. Urbina 36% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t3 3-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR MON R. White R. Garcia -18% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Lansing Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR MON M. Lansing R. Garcia -16% 31% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Santangelo Scores
t9 6-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR MON R. White R. Springer -14% 4% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lansing Scores

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' Ramon Garcia facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  MON F. Santangelo R. Garcia -4% 46% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR MON M. Lansing R. Garcia -16% 31% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Santangelo Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  MON R. White R. Garcia -3% 28% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t1 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  MON J. Vidro R. Garcia -2% 26% White Steals 2B
t1 2-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MON J. Vidro R. Garcia 1% 27% Groundout: 1B unassisted; White to 3B
t1 2-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  R MON H. Rodriguez R. Garcia -4% 23% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); White Scores
t1 3-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MON M. Grudzielanek R. Garcia 2% 25% Popfly: 2B-RF-SS/Forceout at 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t1 3-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O MON R. McGuire R. Garcia 1% 26% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Expos' Dustin Hermanson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU C. Biggio D. Hermanson 6% 32% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-3 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  O HOU T. Howard D. Hermanson -2% 30% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Biggio to 3B
b1 0-3 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO HOU J. Bagwell D. Hermanson 1% 31% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Biggio Scores
b1 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez D. Hermanson -1% 30% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 8-9-1
t2 3-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MON C. Widger R. Garcia 2% 31% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MON D. Hermanson R. Garcia 1% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 3-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MON F. Santangelo R. Garcia 1% 34% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Expos' Dustin Hermanson facing 5-6-7
b2 1-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU D. Bell D. Hermanson 7% 40% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-3 0 -2- 5,(0-2)  R HOU S. Berry D. Hermanson 11% 51% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Bell Scores
b2 2-3 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU B. Ausmus D. Hermanson 8% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive); Berry Scores
b2 3-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Bogar D. Hermanson 6% 64% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Ausmus to 2B
b2 3-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Garcia D. Hermanson -0% 64% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Ausmus to 3B; Bogar to 2B
b2 3-3 1 -23 5,(1-2)  RR HOU C. Biggio D. Hermanson 12% 76% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Ausmus Scores; Bogar Scores
Steve Falteisek replaces Dustin Hermanson pitching and batting 9th
b2 5-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  OO HOU T. Howard S. Falteisek -5% 72% Line Drive Double Play: 2B (Deep 2B); Biggio out at 2B/2B-SS
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 3rd, Expos Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 2-3-4
t3 3-5 0 --- 5,(1-2)  MON M. Lansing R. Garcia -4% 68% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t3 3-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR MON R. White R. Garcia -18% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Lansing Scores
t3 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MON J. Vidro R. Garcia -4% 46% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t3 5-5 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  MON H. Rodriguez R. Garcia -6% 40% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Vidro to 2B
Jose Lima replaces Ramon Garcia pitching and batting 9th
t3 5-5 0 12- 5,(3-1)  OO MON M. Grudzielanek J. Lima 11% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-2B); Vidro to 3B
t3 5-5 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O MON R. McGuire J. Lima 4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 5, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 5-5, Expos' Steve Falteisek facing 3-4-5
b3 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell S. Falteisek -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 5-5 1 --- 8,(2-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez S. Falteisek 3% 56% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 5-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU D. Bell S. Falteisek -6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 5, Astros 5.
Top of the 4th, Expos Batting, Tied 5-5, Astros' Jose Lima facing 8-9-1
t4 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MON C. Widger J. Lima -7% 43% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t4 5-5 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O MON S. Falteisek J. Lima 2% 44% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Widger to 3B
t4 5-5 1 --3 4,(2-1)  RO MON F. Santangelo J. Lima -3% 41% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Widger Scores
t4 6-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MON M. Lansing J. Lima 1% 42% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Expos' Steve Falteisek facing 6-7-8
b4 5-6 0 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU S. Berry S. Falteisek 5% 47% Hit By Pitch
b4 5-6 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Ausmus S. Falteisek 3% 51% Berry Steals 2B
b4 5-6 0 -2- 7,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus S. Falteisek -6% 45% Lineout: CF
b4 5-6 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Bogar S. Falteisek -5% 40% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
Ricky Gutierrez pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 9th
b4 5-6 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez S. Falteisek -4% 36% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 5th, Expos Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 3-4-5
Mike Magnante replaces Ricky Gutierrez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MON R. White M. Magnante 2% 38% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t5 6-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MON J. Vidro M. Magnante 2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 6-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O MON H. Rodriguez M. Magnante 1% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Expos' Marc Valdes facing 1-2-3
Marc Valdes replaces Steve Falteisek pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-6 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Valdes -3% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 5-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU T. Howard M. Valdes -2% 35% Strikeout Looking
b5 5-6 2 --- 4,(3-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Valdes -2% 34% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 6th, Expos Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 6-7-8
t6 6-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MON M. Grudzielanek M. Magnante 2% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
t6 6-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O MON R. McGuire M. Magnante 2% 38% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t6 6-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  MON C. Widger M. Magnante -1% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 6-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MON M. Valdes M. Magnante 3% 39% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Expos' Marc Valdes facing 4-5-6
b6 5-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Valdes -4% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b6 5-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Valdes 4% 39% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 5-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU S. Berry M. Valdes 6% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Bell to 2B
b6 5-6 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Valdes -5% 41% Groundout: SS-1B; Bell to 3B; Berry to 2B
b6 5-6 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Bogar M. Valdes -11% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 7th, Expos Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 1-2-3
t7 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MON F. Santangelo M. Magnante 2% 33% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t7 6-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MON M. Lansing M. Magnante 2% 34% Flyball: CF
t7 6-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MON R. White M. Magnante 1% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Expos' Marc Valdes facing 9-1-2
Doug Strange replaces Jose Vidro playing 3B batting 4th
Chuck Carr pinch hits for Mike Magnante (P) batting 9th
b7 5-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Carr M. Valdes -5% 31% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Valdes 5% 36% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Rick DeHart replaces Marc Valdes pitching and batting 9th
James Mouton pinch hits for Thomas Howard (CF) batting 2nd
b7 5-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Mouton R. DeHart -6% 30% Strikeout Swinging
Dave Veres replaces Rick DeHart pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-6 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Veres -5% 25% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 8th, Expos Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Russ Springer facing 4-5-6
Russ Springer replaces James Mouton (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Chuck Carr moves from PH to CF
t8 6-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MON D. Strange R. Springer -3% 22% Walk
t8 6-5 0 1-- 7,(1-2)  O MON H. Rodriguez R. Springer 3% 25% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  MON M. Grudzielanek R. Springer -2% 23% Wild Pitch; Strange to 2B
t8 6-5 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O MON M. Grudzielanek R. Springer 4% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  MON R. McGuire R. Springer -1% 26% Walk
t8 6-5 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O MON C. Widger R. Springer 4% 30% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Expos' Dave Veres facing 4-5-6
b8 5-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez D. Veres -6% 24% Strikeout Looking
b8 5-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell D. Veres -5% 19% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
b8 5-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU S. Berry D. Veres 4% 23% Hit By Pitch
Ugueth Urbina replaces Henry Rodriguez (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Joe Orsulak replaces Dave Veres (P) playing LF batting 9th
b8 5-6 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus U. Urbina -7% 16% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 9th, Expos Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Russ Springer facing 9-1-2
t9 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MON J. Orsulak R. Springer 2% 18% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t9 6-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MON F. Santangelo R. Springer 1% 19% Flyball: CF
t9 6-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MON M. Lansing R. Springer -1% 18% Walk
t9 6-5 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR MON R. White R. Springer -14% 4% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lansing Scores
t9 8-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MON D. Strange R. Springer 0% 4% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 8, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-8, Expos' Ugueth Urbina facing 8-9-1
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 8th
b9 5-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU B. Spiers U. Urbina 5% 9% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Deep SS-2B)
b9 5-8 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Carr U. Urbina 9% 18% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Spiers to 2B
b9 5-8 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio U. Urbina -8% 10% Strikeout Swinging
J.R. Phillips pinch hits for Russ Springer (P) batting 2nd
b9 5-8 1 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR HOU J. Phillips U. Urbina 48% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Spiers Scores/unER; Carr Scores; Phillips Scores
b9 8-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU J. Bagwell U. Urbina 5% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b9 8-8 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez U. Urbina -7% 56% Lineout: LF
b9 8-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU D. Bell U. Urbina 4% 61% Bagwell Steals 2B
b9 8-8 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell U. Urbina -11% 50% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Expos 8, Astros 8.
Top of the 10th, Expos Batting, Tied 8-8, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 5-6-7
Billy Wagner replaces J.R. Phillips (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Bill Spiers moves from PH to SS
t10 8-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MON U. Urbina B. Wagner 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t10 8-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O MON M. Grudzielanek B. Wagner 4% 60% Lineout: CF
t10 8-8 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O MON R. McGuire B. Wagner 3% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 8, Astros 8.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 8-8, Expos' Ugueth Urbina facing 6-7-8
b10 8-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU S. Berry U. Urbina 36% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Expos 8, Astros 9.

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