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@ANA
5
8
NYY
@BAL
13
5
CLE
@CHW
9
0
BOS
@MIL
4
2
DET
@OAK
7
2
TOR
@SEA
3
7
MIN
@TEX
5
6
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@ATL
3
1
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@FLA
1
0
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@HOU
3
10
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@NYM
3
2
 
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CIN
@PHI
4
2
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@PHI
1
9
CHC
@PIT
1
3
SDP
@STL
2
4
Friday, September 12, 1997, 7:06
, Astrodome
Attendance: 36,817, Time of Game: 3:02
Dodgers
3
81-66
 Lost 4 
2nd, 1 GB
at Astros
10
74-72
 Won 1 
1st
W: Shane Reynolds (7-10)
L: Chan Ho Park (13-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  1  0    3  9  1
Astros          0  0  2   0  3  0   3  2  X   10 10  1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric Young 2B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .281 .361 .405 .766 20 14 -0.100 0.75 0.000 -0.100 -0.8 1 1
Otis Nixon CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .342 .315 .657 20 12 0.036 0.59 0.069 -0.033 0.1 2 0
   Paul Konerko PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 3 3 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.4
Mike Piazza C 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .356 .430 .634 1.064 9 8 0.136 0.73 0.170 -0.033 1.5 10 0 HR,2B
Eric Karros 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264 .325 .456 .781 17 13 -0.070 0.69 0.000 -0.070 -0.9 4 1
Raul Mondesi RF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .308 .357 .536 .893 12 9 -0.009 0.46 0.027 -0.036 0.9 3 1 3B,2B
Todd Zeile 3B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .262 .360 .442 .802 13 11 -0.031 0.55 0.015 -0.046 -0.7 1 1
Darren Lewis LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .243 .333 .279 .613 12 7 0.040 0.73 0.066 -0.026 0.1 1 0
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .263 .310 .366 .675 11 7 -0.044 0.89 0.047 -0.091 -0.0 2 2 2B
Chan Ho Park P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .196 .260 .283 .543 8 7 -0.069 1.29 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 0 0
   Darren Dreifort P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Wayne Kirby PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .172 .274 .203 .477 4 3 -0.029 1.21 0.000 -0.029 -0.3
   Mark Guthrie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darren Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Harkey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Ashley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .281 .433 .715 3 2 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 2 14 38 .250 .289 .472 .762 132 96 -0.142 0.69 0.394 -0.535 -1.4 24 7
2B: G Gagne (19, off S Reynolds); M Piazza (31, off R Springer); R Mondesi (39, off R Springer).
3B: R Mondesi (5, off S Reynolds).
HR: M Piazza (35, off S Reynolds, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: M Piazza 6; R Mondesi 5; D Lewis 2; G Gagne 2; T Zeile; O Nixon.
RBI: M Piazza 2 (107); R Mondesi (80).
2-out RBI: R Mondesi.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: T Zeile (24).
Outfield Assists: R Mondesi (D Bell at 2nd base).

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 3 1 0 0 1 5 .311 .410 .501 .911 16 10 0.053 0.73 0.080 -0.027 1.3 0 2 3B,2·HBP
Derek Bell RF 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .275 .343 .445 .788 18 12 0.163 0.94 0.182 -0.019 2.5 3 0 HR,2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .280 .420 .573 .992 28 14 -0.002 0.68 0.033 -0.035 -0.5 8 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .256 .347 .356 .703 23 16 -0.010 0.87 0.036 -0.046 -0.0 1 0
Sean Berry 3B 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .246 .309 .419 .728 10 8 0.074 0.86 0.121 -0.047 0.5 0 0 2B
   Bill Spiers PR-3B 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .320 .443 .473 .915 7 1 0.008 0.14 0.008 0.000 0.1 0 0
Thomas Howard CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .257 .336 .365 .701 21 10 0.063 0.59 0.073 -0.010 0.1 1 0 IW
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 1 2 3 0 2 4 .265 .318 .380 .698 21 12 0.051 1.11 0.120 -0.069 2.3 0 3 3B
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .266 .317 .354 .671 7 6 -0.071 0.78 0.007 -0.079 -0.1 14 0 2B
Shane Reynolds P 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 .128 .163 .191 .355 16 8 0.033 0.98 0.069 -0.036 0.2 0 2
   Tony Eusebio PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .351 .293 .644 4 3 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -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
   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
Team Totals 34 10 10 10 6 10 42 .294 .429 .588 1.017 171 100 0.361 0.78 0.729 -0.369 6.1 27 7
2B: D Bell (27, off C Park); S Berry (21, off C Park); B Ausmus (24, off D Hall).
3B: R Gutierrez (4, off D Hall); C Biggio (6, off M Harkey).
HR: D Bell (14, off M Harkey, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
IBB: T Howard (1, by C Park).
HBP: C Biggio 2 (30, 2 by C Park).
TB: D Bell 7; R Gutierrez 4; C Biggio 3; B Ausmus 2; S Berry 2; T Howard; L Gonzalez.
RBI: D Bell 4 (65); R Gutierrez 3 (30); B Ausmus (40); L Gonzalez (58); S Berry (34).
2-out RBI: R Gutierrez 3; S Berry; B Ausmus.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
E: R Gutierrez (6).

Los Angeles Dodgers

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
Chan Ho Park, L (13-7) 4.2 5 5 5 4 7 0 3.48 25 106 61 36 12 13 7 5 3 0 37 -0.345 1.17 -3.0
Darren Dreifort 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.31 4 11 9 4 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.037 0.35 1.0
Mark Guthrie 0.2 0 2 2 2 0 0 4.74 4 21 9 7 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.27 0.1
Darren Hall 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.31 3 10 7 2 2 3 0 2 2 0 2 2 -0.050 0.18 -2.6
Mike Harkey 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 3.75 6 23 14 8 2 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 -0.004 0.01 -1.5
Team Totals 8 10 10 10 6 10 1 11.25 42 171 100 57 17 26 9 15 8 0 37 4 2 -0.360 0.78 -6.1

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
Shane Reynolds, W (7-10) 7 7 2 2 0 11 1 4.34 28 86 69 29 13 27 8 9 5 0 66 0.136 0.94 1.5
Russ Springer 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.56 5 25 17 10 2 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.003 0.12 -0.5
Billy Wagner 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.97 5 21 10 5 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 14 1 3.00 38 132 96 44 16 36 10 12 7 0 66 0 0 0.140 0.69 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: C Park (4).
HBP: C Park 2 (7; C Biggio, C Biggio).
IBB: C Park (1; T Howard).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Dana DeMuth.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: 36,817.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Houston Astros
1 Eric Young 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Otis Nixon CF 2 Derek Bell RF
3 Mike Piazza C 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Eric Karros 1B 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Raul Mondesi RF 5 Sean Berry 3B
6 Todd Zeile 3B 6 Thomas Howard CF
7 Darren Lewis LF 7 Ricky Gutierrez SS
8 Greg Gagne SS 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Chan Ho Park P 9 Shane Reynolds P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  RR LAD M. Piazza S. Reynolds -17% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Nixon Scores
b3 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR HOU D. Bell C. Park 16% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Reynolds Scores; Biggio Scores
b5 3-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  R HOU S. Berry C. Park 12% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gonzalez Scores
b5 4-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  R HOU R. Gutierrez C. Park 8% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Spiers Scores; Howard to 3B
t4 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD O. Nixon S. Reynolds -7% 67% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Nixon to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD E. Young S. Reynolds 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD O. Nixon S. Reynolds 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD M. Piazza S. Reynolds 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Chan Ho Park facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio C. Park -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell C. Park -2% 51% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell C. Park 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez C. Park -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Karros S. Reynolds 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD R. Mondesi S. Reynolds 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD T. Zeile S. Reynolds 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Chan Ho Park facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry C. Park -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU T. Howard C. Park 3% 55% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez C. Park -3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Park -2% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD D. Lewis S. Reynolds 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  LAD G. Gagne S. Reynolds -5% 48% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t3 0-0 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  O LAD C. Park S. Reynolds 4% 52% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Young S. Reynolds 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Chan Ho Park facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU S. Reynolds C. Park 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio C. Park 3% 62% Wild Pitch; Reynolds to 2B
b3 0-0 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio C. Park 3% 65% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-0 0 12- 3,(1-1)  RR HOU D. Bell C. Park 16% 81% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Reynolds Scores; Biggio Scores
b3 2-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell C. Park -3% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez C. Park -2% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry C. Park -2% 73% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD O. Nixon S. Reynolds -7% 67% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Nixon to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t4 0-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  RR LAD M. Piazza S. Reynolds -17% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Nixon Scores
t4 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD E. Karros S. Reynolds 3% 53% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 2-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD R. Mondesi S. Reynolds 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  LAD T. Zeile S. Reynolds -2% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 2-2 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  LAD D. Lewis S. Reynolds -2% 51% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Zeile to 2B
t4 2-2 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O LAD G. Gagne S. Reynolds 5% 56% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Chan Ho Park facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- 7,(2-2)  HOU T. Howard C. Park 4% 60% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b4 2-2 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez C. Park -4% 56% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Park -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU S. Reynolds C. Park -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD C. Park S. Reynolds 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD E. Young S. Reynolds 2% 55% Popfly: 1B
t5 2-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD O. Nixon S. Reynolds 1% 57% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Chan Ho Park facing 1-2-3
b5 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio C. Park 5% 61% Hit By Pitch
b5 2-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell C. Park 2% 64% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Biggio to 3B; Bell out at 2B/RF-SS-1B
b5 2-2 1 --3 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell C. Park 2% 66% Walk
b5 2-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO HOU L. Gonzalez C. Park 3% 69% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B); Biggio Scores
b5 3-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  R HOU S. Berry C. Park 12% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Gonzalez Scores
Bill Spiers pinch runs for Sean Berry (3B) batting 5th
b5 4-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU T. Howard C. Park 0% 81% Intentional Walk
b5 4-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  R HOU R. Gutierrez C. Park 8% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Spiers Scores; Howard to 3B
Darren Dreifort replaces Chan Ho Park pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-2 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Dreifort -2% 87% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 5.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 3-4-5
Bill Spiers moves from PR to 3B
t6 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD M. Piazza S. Reynolds 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t6 2-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Karros S. Reynolds 1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  LAD R. Mondesi S. Reynolds -2% 89% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t6 2-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O LAD T. Zeile S. Reynolds 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Dodgers' Darren Dreifort facing 9-1-2
b6 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Reynolds D. Dreifort -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
b6 5-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Dreifort -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell D. Dreifort -0% 90% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 5.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 7-8-9
t7 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD D. Lewis S. Reynolds -4% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 2-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O LAD G. Gagne S. Reynolds 4% 89% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
Wayne Kirby pinch hits for Darren Dreifort (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O LAD W. Kirby S. Reynolds 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O LAD E. Young S. Reynolds 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Dodgers' Mark Guthrie facing 3-4-5
Mark Guthrie replaces Wayne Kirby (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Guthrie -1% 94% Lineout: RF (Deep RF Line)
b7 5-2 1 --- 9,(3-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez M. Guthrie 1% 94% Walk
b7 5-2 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Spiers M. Guthrie 1% 95% Walk; Gonzalez to 2B
b7 5-2 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard M. Guthrie -1% 94% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
Darren Hall replaces Mark Guthrie pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RR HOU R. Gutierrez D. Hall 4% 99% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Gonzalez Scores; Spiers Scores
b7 7-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Ausmus D. Hall 1% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive); Gutierrez Scores
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Shane Reynolds (P) batting 9th
b7 8-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio D. Hall -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Astros 8.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-8, Astros' Russ Springer facing 2-3-4
Russ Springer replaces Tony Eusebio (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-8 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O LAD O. Nixon R. Springer 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  LAD M. Piazza R. Springer -0% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t8 2-8 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O LAD E. Karros R. Springer 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B); Piazza to 3B
t8 2-8 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R LAD R. Mondesi R. Springer -1% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Piazza Scores
t8 3-8 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O LAD T. Zeile R. Springer 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 8-3, Dodgers' Mike Harkey facing 1-2-3
Mike Harkey replaces Darren Hall pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio M. Harkey 0% 100% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b8 8-3 0 --3 4,(1-2)  RR HOU D. Bell M. Harkey 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores
b8 10-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Harkey -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 10-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez M. Harkey 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b8 10-3 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Harkey -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 10-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Howard M. Harkey -0% 100% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B-C Foul)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 10.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-10, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 7-8-9
Billy Wagner replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-10 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD D. Lewis B. Wagner 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-10 1 --- 4,(3-0)  LAD G. Gagne B. Wagner -0% 100% Walk
Billy Ashley pinch hits for Mike Harkey (P) batting 9th
t9 3-10 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O LAD B. Ashley B. Wagner 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t9 3-10 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  LAD E. Young B. Wagner 0% 100% Defensive Indifference; Gagne to 2B
t9 3-10 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  LAD E. Young B. Wagner -0% 100% Walk
Paul Konerko pinch hits for Otis Nixon (CF) batting 2nd
t9 3-10 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O LAD P. Konerko B. Wagner 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Astros 10.

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