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Standings
MIN
@ANA
5
8
CLE
@BAL
5
6
CLE
@BAL
4
1
CHW
@MIL
10
11
BOS
@NYY
6
7
DET
@OAK
6
3
TOR
@SEA
3
7
KCR
@TEX
11
9
SFG
@ATL
4
5
CIN
@CHC
4
1
COL
@FLA
7
1
SDP
@HOU
4
3
NYM
@PHI
10
5
 
(10)
NYM
@PHI
1
2
MON
@PIT
4
5
 
(10)
LAD
@STL
7
6
 
(15)
Monday, September 15, 1997, 7:06
, Astrodome
Attendance: 22,566, Time of Game: 3:27
Padres
4
71-79
 Won 1 
4th, 12 GB
at Astros
3
75-74
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Pete Smith (6-5)
L: Mike Hampton (13-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Padres          1  1  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    4 11  0
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  0    3  7  1

San Diego Padres

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Quilvio Veras 2B 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .274 .363 .341 .704 22 15 0.030 0.69 0.058 -0.027 0.5 5 2
Chris Gomez SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .254 .325 .327 .652 8 4 -0.056 1.31 0.024 -0.081 -0.9 1 3
   Craig Shipley SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287 .313 .484 .796 2 2 -0.026 0.48 0.000 -0.026 -0.5 2 0
Ken Caminiti 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .291 .392 .497 .889 21 12 0.034 0.75 0.062 -0.028 0.3 1 3
Greg Vaughn LF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .218 .322 .382 .704 13 4 0.185 0.94 0.212 -0.027 2.0 3 0 CS
Chris Jones RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .236 .315 .444 .759 11 9 0.059 1.21 0.158 -0.099 0.7 6 0 HR,GDP
Derrek Lee 1B 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .268 .375 .341 .716 4 3 0.084 0.76 0.084 0.000 1.0 5 0 2B
   Wally Joyner PH-1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .334 .393 .494 .887 9 5 -0.125 0.99 0.000 -0.125 -1.9 1 2 GDP
Ruben Rivera CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 16 10 0.008 0.87 0.067 -0.059 -0.1 1 0
   Trevor Hoffman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlos Hernandez C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .311 .328 .462 .790 14 10 -0.056 0.77 0.027 -0.083 -0.9 2 1 GDP
Pete Smith P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .154 .185 .269 .454 13 10 -0.050 0.71 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 0 1
   Todd Erdos P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Heath Murray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Bruske P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Steve Finley CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .304 .472 .776 4 3 -0.012 0.49 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 11 3 3 8 38 .314 .368 .429 .797 137 87 0.075 0.86 0.692 -0.617 -0.4 27 12
2B: D Lee (3, off M Hampton).
HR: C Jones (7, off M Hampton, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line).
TB: C Jones 5; D Lee 3; G Vaughn 2; Q Veras 2; C Hernandez; R Rivera; K Caminiti.
GIDP: C Hernandez (4); C Jones (4); W Joyner (14).
RBI: C Jones (25); R Rivera (1); G Vaughn (48).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Baserunning
CS: G Vaughn (4, 2nd base by J Hudek POCS).

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 1 0 0 0 5 .307 .404 .492 .897 21 13 -0.078 2.00 0.112 -0.190 -0.5 3 2 SB
Derek Bell RF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .273 .343 .438 .782 19 11 -0.147 1.63 0.026 -0.174 -0.7 2 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 2 1 1 0 3 0 5 .279 .422 .572 .994 27 12 0.240 1.65 0.257 -0.017 1.2 9 1 SB
Luis Gonzalez LF 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .257 .348 .362 .710 12 5 0.050 1.23 0.108 -0.058 0.4 1 0 CS
   Tony Eusebio PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .271 .362 .303 .665 6 3 0.130 4.20 0.130 0.000 1.0
   James Mouton PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .295 .333 .629 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 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
   Russ Johnson PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .333 .348 .681 4 2 -0.053 5.40 0.000 -0.053 -0.2 SH
Sean Berry 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .245 .312 .419 .730 9 3 -0.043 1.45 0.015 -0.058 -0.3 0 0
   Bill Spiers PH-3B 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .317 .438 .466 .903 5 4 0.025 4.99 0.162 -0.137 0.6 0 0
Chuck Carr CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247 .306 .374 .681 6 4 -0.105 2.09 0.000 -0.105 -1.0 0 0
   Richard Hidalgo CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .313 .333 .646 2 1 -0.027 1.04 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 0 0
   Thomas Howard PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252 .331 .359 .690 8 5 -0.296 5.12 0.000 -0.296 -1.1 0 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .265 .315 .377 .693 12 9 -0.164 2.16 0.032 -0.197 -0.9 2 5
Brad Ausmus C 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .266 .320 .355 .675 18 7 0.180 1.27 0.190 -0.010 1.1 10 1 2B
Mike Hampton P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .118 .176 .147 .323 6 4 -0.096 1.97 0.000 -0.096 -0.8 0 1
   John Hudek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Bobby Abreu PH-LF 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .243 .326 .355 .681 13 8 -0.042 2.50 0.049 -0.091 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 9 2 42 .219 .390 .250 .640 168 91 -0.426 2.15 1.081 -1.509 -1.4 27 12
2B: B Ausmus (25, off P Smith).
SH: R Johnson (1, off T Hoffman).
TB: B Ausmus 2; R Gutierrez; L Gonzalez; C Biggio; B Spiers; T Eusebio; J Bagwell.
RBI: L Gonzalez (60); T Eusebio (17); B Spiers (40).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Hampton-R Gutierrez-J Bagwell; J Hudek-B Ausmus-J Bagwell; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: S Berry (15).
Baserunning
SB: J Bagwell (29, 2nd base off P Smith/C Hernandez); C Biggio (40, 2nd base off T Erdos/C Hernandez).
CS: L Gonzalez (7, 2nd base by P Smith/C Hernandez).

San Diego Padres

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
Pete Smith, W (6-5) 6.1 5 3 3 6 1 0 4.75 29 103 52 32 8 12 11 11 3 0 46 0.139 1.30 1.3
Todd Erdos 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.82 1 8 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.067 2.46 -0.4
Heath Murray 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.30 1 6 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 -0.130 4.20 -1.0
Jim Bruske, H (5) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.95 4 16 10 5 1 4 0 2 1 0 3 1 0.049 4.74 0.2
Trevor Hoffman, S (34) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.62 7 37 24 19 3 2 3 3 3 0 1 0 0.436 4.07 1.4
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 9 2 0 3.00 42 170 93 61 12 20 15 16 7 0 46 9 2 0.427 2.15 1.4
T Erdos faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
H Murray faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
J Bruske faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

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
Mike Hampton, L (13-10) 4 9 4 3 3 3 1 4.06 23 79 45 32 4 9 9 8 6 0 30 -0.262 1.07 -2.9
John Hudek 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 6.10 8 36 25 11 6 8 2 3 1 0 3 1 0.101 0.56 2.3
Tom Martin 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.21 7 26 19 10 4 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.088 0.59 1.0
Team Totals 9 11 4 3 3 8 1 3.00 38 141 89 53 14 22 14 13 8 0 30 3 1 -0.073 0.86 0.4
M Hampton faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Hudek (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: J Hudek (1; G Vaughn, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Jerry Meals.
Time of Game: 3:27.
Attendance: 22,566.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

San Diego Padres         Houston Astros
1 Quilvio Veras 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Chris Gomez SS 2 Derek Bell RF
3 Ken Caminiti 3B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Greg Vaughn LF 4 Luis Gonzalez LF
5 Chris Jones RF 5 Sean Berry 3B
6 Derrek Lee 1B 6 Chuck Carr CF
7 Ruben Rivera CF 7 Ricky Gutierrez SS
8 Carlos Hernandez C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Pete Smith P 9 Mike Hampton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  R HOU B. Spiers J. Bruske -16% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Biggio Scores; Bagwell to 3B; Mouton to 2B
b7 3-4 2 123 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Bruske 15% 75% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-4 1 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard J. Bruske 15% 60% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b9 3-4 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU T. Howard T. Hoffman 14% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 3-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers T. Hoffman 14% 86% Lineout: RF (Short RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O SDP Q. Veras M. Hampton -2% 48% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  SDP C. Gomez M. Hampton 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  SDP K. Caminiti M. Hampton 4% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Gomez to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R SDP G. Vaughn M. Hampton 9% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Gomez Scores; Caminiti to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO SDP C. Jones M. Hampton -8% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Pete Smith facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Smith 2% 58% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell P. Smith -3% 55% Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell P. Smith -4% 52% Walk; Bell to 2B
b1 0-1 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez P. Smith 3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bell to 3B; Bagwell to 2B
b1 0-1 2 -23 5,(3-1)  HOU S. Berry P. Smith -2% 53% Walk
b1 0-1 2 123 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Carr P. Smith 8% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  SDP D. Lee M. Hampton 6% 66% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t2 1-0 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  R SDP R. Rivera M. Hampton 7% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Lee Scores
t2 2-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO SDP C. Hernandez M. Hampton -6% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t2 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SDP P. Smith M. Hampton -1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Padres' Pete Smith facing 7-8-9
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez P. Smith 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus P. Smith -4% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b2 0-2 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Hampton P. Smith 4% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b2 0-2 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Smith 3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Padres Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  SDP Q. Veras M. Hampton 3% 74% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O SDP C. Gomez M. Hampton -3% 72% Flyball: RF
t3 2-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O SDP K. Caminiti M. Hampton -2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O SDP G. Vaughn M. Hampton -2% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Padres' Pete Smith facing 2-3-4
b3 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell P. Smith 3% 71% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b3 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell P. Smith -3% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU L. Gonzalez P. Smith -2% 66% Bagwell Steals 2B
b3 0-2 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU L. Gonzalez P. Smith -9% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bagwell Scores
b3 1-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU S. Berry P. Smith 3% 60% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b3 1-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr P. Smith 3% 63% Gonzalez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Padres Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R SDP C. Jones M. Hampton 11% 73% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t4 3-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  SDP D. Lee M. Hampton 3% 76% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t4 3-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O SDP R. Rivera M. Hampton -3% 74% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 3-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  SDP C. Hernandez M. Hampton 3% 76% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Lee to 2B
t4 3-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O SDP P. Smith M. Hampton -3% 73% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t4 3-1 2 12- 4,(3-0)  SDP Q. Veras M. Hampton 2% 75% Walk; Lee to 3B; Hernandez to 2B
t4 3-1 2 123 3,(0-2)  O SDP C. Gomez M. Hampton -6% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Pete Smith facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr P. Smith 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU R. Gutierrez P. Smith -3% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 1-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus P. Smith -5% 64% Walk; Gutierrez to 2B
b4 1-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Hampton P. Smith 6% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Ausmus to 2B
b4 1-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Smith 5% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 3-4-5
Richard Hidalgo replaces Chuck Carr playing CF batting 6th
t5 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  SDP K. Caminiti M. Hampton 3% 78% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t5 3-1 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  SDP G. Vaughn M. Hampton 4% 82% Walk; Caminiti to 2B
t5 3-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  SDP C. Jones M. Hampton 5% 87% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Caminiti to 3B; Vaughn to 2B
John Hudek replaces Mike Hampton pitching and batting 9th
Wally Joyner pinch hits for Derrek Lee (1B) batting 6th
t5 3-1 0 123 4,(2-1)  OO SDP W. Joyner J. Hudek -11% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B (P's Right); Vaughn to 3B; Jones to 2B
t5 3-1 2 -23 1,(0-0)  R SDP R. Rivera J. Hudek 7% 84% Wild Pitch; Vaughn Scores/unER; Jones to 3B
t5 4-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O SDP R. Rivera J. Hudek -2% 82% Foul Popfly: C
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Padres' Pete Smith facing 2-3-4
Wally Joyner moves from PH to 1B
b5 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Bell P. Smith 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b5 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell P. Smith 2% 86% Lineout: LF
b5 1-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU L. Gonzalez P. Smith -1% 84% Walk
b5 1-4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU S. Berry P. Smith 2% 87% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' John Hudek facing 8-9-1
t6 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O SDP C. Hernandez J. Hudek -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O SDP P. Smith J. Hudek -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-1 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O SDP Q. Veras J. Hudek -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Padres' Pete Smith facing 6-7-8
Craig Shipley replaces Chris Gomez playing SS batting 2nd
b6 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo P. Smith 3% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez P. Smith 2% 89% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b6 1-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus P. Smith 1% 90% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' John Hudek facing 2-3-4
t7 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SDP C. Shipley J. Hudek -1% 89% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t7 4-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O SDP K. Caminiti J. Hudek -1% 88% Lineout: 1B
t7 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  SDP G. Vaughn J. Hudek 0% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t7 4-1 2 1-- 4,(2-2)  O SDP C. Jones J. Hudek -1% 88% Vaughn Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Padres' Pete Smith facing 9-1-2
Bobby Abreu pinch hits for John Hudek (P) batting 9th
b7 1-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Abreu P. Smith -5% 83% Walk
b7 1-4 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio P. Smith -8% 75% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Abreu to 2B
b7 1-4 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell P. Smith 5% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF); Abreu to 3B
Todd Erdos replaces Pete Smith pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-4 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Erdos -3% 77% Biggio Steals 2B
b7 1-4 1 -23 8,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Erdos -4% 73% Walk
Heath Murray replaces Todd Erdos pitching and batting 9th
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Luis Gonzalez (LF) batting 4th
b7 1-4 1 123 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Eusebio H. Murray -13% 60% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Abreu Scores; Biggio to 3B; Bagwell to 2B
Jim Bruske replaces Heath Murray pitching and batting 9th
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Sean Berry (3B) batting 5th
James Mouton pinch runs for Tony Eusebio (PH) batting 4th
b7 2-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  R HOU B. Spiers J. Bruske -16% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Biggio Scores; Bagwell to 3B; Mouton to 2B
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Richard Hidalgo (CF) batting 6th
b7 3-4 1 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard J. Bruske 15% 60% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b7 3-4 2 123 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Bruske 15% 75% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Tom Martin facing 5-6-7
Tom Martin replaces James Mouton (PR) pitching and batting 4th
Bill Spiers moves from PH to 3B
Bobby Abreu moves from PH to LF
Thomas Howard moves from PH to CF
t8 4-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O SDP C. Jones T. Martin -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O SDP W. Joyner T. Martin -2% 71% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SDP R. Rivera T. Martin -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Padres' Jim Bruske facing 8-9-1
b8 3-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Bruske -10% 60% Walk
Trevor Hoffman replaces Ruben Rivera (CF) pitching and batting 7th
Steve Finley replaces Jim Bruske (P) playing CF batting 9th
b8 3-4 0 1-- 7,(1-2)  O HOU B. Abreu T. Hoffman 9% 69% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 3-4 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Hoffman 8% 77% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
b8 3-4 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell T. Hoffman 7% 84% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Tom Martin facing 8-9-1
t9 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O SDP C. Hernandez T. Martin -2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SDP S. Finley T. Martin -1% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 4-3 2 --- 4,(0-2)  SDP Q. Veras T. Martin 1% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 4-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O SDP C. Shipley T. Martin -2% 80% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Padres' Trevor Hoffman facing 3-4-5
b9 3-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Hoffman -13% 67% Walk
Russ Johnson pinch hits for Tom Martin (P) batting 4th
b9 3-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU R. Johnson T. Hoffman 5% 72% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Bagwell to 2B
b9 3-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers T. Hoffman 14% 86% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b9 3-4 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU T. Howard T. Hoffman 14% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 4, Astros 3.

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