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Standings
TEX
@BAL
0
1
TOR
@CLE
3
6
CHW
@DET
17
16
 
(12)
OAK
@KCR
6
16
SEA
@MIN
10
3
BOS
@NYY
0
3
ANA
@TBD
4
2
SFG
@ARI
2
14
PHI
@ATL
2
4
MIL
@CIN
2
1
NYM
@HOU
7
4
 
(13)
COL
@LAD
1
4
FLA
@MON
2
4
CHC
@SDP
3
4
PIT
@STL
3
7
Monday, September 14, 1998, 7:05
, Astrodome
Attendance: 24,241, Time of Game: 4:08
Mets
7
84-67
 Won 2 
2nd, 12 GB
at Astros
4
96-55
 Lost 2 
1st
L: Mike Magnante (4-7)
S: John Franco (37)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0   3    7 13  1
Astros          4  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0    4  9  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Phillips LF 6 0 1 0 0 2 6 .262 .390 .391 .781 24 16 -0.168 1.36 0.028 -0.195 -0.9 1 0
Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .278 .355 .433 .788 19 14 0.130 1.39 0.284 -0.153 -0.2 0 4 2B
John Olerud 1B 6 1 2 0 0 1 6 .342 .430 .532 .963 27 17 -0.128 1.11 0.053 -0.181 -0.7 14 0 2B
Mike Piazza C 5 3 4 2 1 0 6 .330 .387 .575 .962 20 10 0.279 1.88 0.344 -0.065 2.8 9 1 HR,IW
Brian McRae CF 5 2 2 4 1 0 6 .274 .364 .483 .848 22 15 0.611 2.09 0.707 -0.097 3.9 5 0 HR,2B
Lenny Harris RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .307 .381 .688 8 6 -0.101 1.59 0.000 -0.101 -0.9 3 0
   Jay Payton PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .375 .375 .375 .750 7 5 0.082 2.32 0.082 0.000 0.4
   Turk Wendell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jorge Fabregas PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .199 .258 .254 .512 3 2 -0.045 1.80 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
   Dennis Cook P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Greg McMichael P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Todd Pratt PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .297 .532 .829 3 2 -0.010 0.42 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   John Franco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlos Baerga 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266 .299 .361 .660 5 4 -0.149 1.42 0.000 -0.149 -1.3 0 2 GDP
   Matt Franco PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .369 .359 .729 4 2 -0.034 1.34 0.000 -0.034 -0.2
   Rigo Beltran 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 Tam P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Todd Haney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 3 3 -0.081 3.44 0.000 -0.081 -0.4
   Jermaine Allensworth PR-RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .275 .348 .391 .739 11 6 -0.036 0.69 0.000 -0.036 -0.2 1 0
Rey Ordonez SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .245 .276 .295 .570 13 9 0.037 1.56 0.129 -0.092 0.3 0 2
Masato Yoshii P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .067 .125 .089 .214 5 4 -0.052 1.45 0.000 -0.052 -0.4 0 1 SH
   Todd Hundley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .159 .267 .248 .515 3 2 -0.014 0.53 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
   Ralph Milliard 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 1
   Butch Huskey PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .297 .399 .695 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Luis Lopez PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263 .322 .355 .677 5 3 -0.263 3.21 0.000 -0.263 -1.1 2 3
Team Totals 49 7 13 6 2 5 52 .265 .294 .449 .743 182 120 0.058 1.60 1.627 -1.568 0.5 39 14
2B: J Olerud (35, off J Lima); E Alfonzo (24, off M Magnante); B McRae (35, off D Henry).
HR: M Piazza (31, off J Lima, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs); B McRae (21, off B Wagner, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: M Yoshii (8, off J Lima).
IBB: M Piazza (13, by M Magnante).
TB: M Piazza 7; B McRae 6; J Olerud 3; R Ordonez 2; E Alfonzo 2; T Phillips; J Payton.
GIDP: C Baerga (21).
RBI: B McRae 4 (78); M Piazza 2 (103).
2-out RBI: M Piazza 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
E: R Milliard (1).

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 2 0 1 1 6 .328 .405 .515 .920 26 15 0.012 0.92 0.110 -0.099 -0.3 6 6 2B
Bill Spiers 3B 6 1 2 1 0 0 6 .271 .354 .397 .751 20 15 0.139 1.13 0.212 -0.073 1.9 0 3 2B,SB
Derek Bell RF 6 0 0 0 0 1 6 .310 .357 .480 .837 22 15 -0.180 1.35 0.000 -0.180 -1.7 2 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 1 2 1 1 1 6 .296 .420 .552 .972 27 14 -0.077 1.28 0.066 -0.143 0.1 12 4 IW
Moises Alou LF 5 0 1 0 1 0 6 .313 .397 .596 .994 17 7 0.131 0.91 0.200 -0.069 -0.3 4 0 2B
Carl Everett CF 5 1 1 2 0 1 6 .302 .365 .484 .849 19 15 0.094 1.27 0.203 -0.109 0.8 5 0 HR,SH
Ricky Gutierrez SS 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 .269 .349 .344 .692 18 11 -0.066 1.88 0.020 -0.086 -0.3 2 5
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .267 .357 .346 .703 17 11 -0.060 0.70 0.006 -0.065 -0.5 5 0
   Sean Berry PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .322 .395 .533 .928 5 4 -0.209 4.11 0.000 -0.209 -0.8
   Mike Magnante 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 1 0
   Doug Henry 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 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .130 .152 .143 .295 13 10 -0.033 0.42 0.000 -0.033 -0.6 2 1
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jay Powell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215 .296 .273 .569 2 1 -0.058 2.26 0.000 -0.058 -0.2
   Scott Elarton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tony Eusebio PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257 .328 .316 .644 6 3 -0.135 4.63 0.000 -0.135 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 47 4 9 4 4 8 52 .191 .255 .319 .574 192 121 -0.442 1.30 0.817 -1.259 -2.5 39 19
2B: B Spiers (27, off M Yoshii); C Biggio (49, off J Tam); M Alou (32, off D Cook).
HR: C Everett (14, off M Yoshii, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF).
SH: C Everett (3, off D Cook).
IBB: J Bagwell (7, by J Tam).
TB: C Everett 4; C Biggio 3; B Spiers 3; M Alou 2; J Bagwell 2; B Ausmus.
RBI: C Everett 2 (73); J Bagwell (103); B Spiers (43).
2-out RBI: C Everett 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Gutierrez-C Biggio; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: D Bell (8).
Baserunning
SB: B Spiers (10, 2nd base off J Tam/M Piazza).

New York Mets

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
Masato Yoshii 6 4 4 4 1 3 1 3.92 23 83 54 32 10 12 7 12 5 0 50 -0.187 0.63 -1.0
Rigo Beltran 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 4 18 14 10 1 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0.024 0.33 0.5
Jeff Tam 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.65 5 12 5 4 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.014 0.37 0.5
Turk Wendell 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.29 8 34 22 9 6 7 3 3 2 0 0 0 0.275 2.64 1.0
Dennis Cook 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.98 5 20 12 6 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.138 3.92 0.5
Greg McMichael, W (4-4) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.21 3 12 8 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.138 1.81 0.5
John Franco, S (37) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.26 4 13 6 5 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.041 0.77 0.5
Team Totals 13 9 4 4 4 8 1 2.77 52 192 121 70 23 28 17 23 11 0 50 0 0 0.443 1.30 2.5

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
Jose Lima 8 6 2 2 1 3 1 3.54 30 95 67 41 6 20 16 10 5 0 64 0.277 1.11 2.0
Billy Wagner, BS (4) 0.1 4 2 2 0 0 1 2.50 5 21 15 12 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 -0.507 2.63 -2.4
Jay Powell 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.17 5 14 9 6 1 2 1 3 3 0 2 0 0.356 2.48 1.4
Scott Elarton 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.14 3 11 7 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.137 1.81 0.5
Mike Magnante, L (4-7) 1.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.93 6 30 16 11 0 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 -0.047 2.43 -0.2
Doug Henry 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.82 3 11 6 4 1 1 0 3 2 0 2 2 -0.274 1.56 -1.8
Team Totals 13 13 7 7 2 5 2 4.85 52 182 120 77 11 32 22 23 14 0 64 4 2 -0.058 1.60 -0.5
Balks: None.
WP: D Henry (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Magnante (4; M Piazza); J Tam (1; J Bagwell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Tom Hallion.
Time of Game: 4:08.
Attendance: 24,241.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Houston Astros
1 Tony Phillips LF 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 2 Bill Spiers 3B
3 John Olerud 1B 3 Derek Bell RF
4 Mike Piazza C 4 Jeff Bagwell 1B
5 Brian McRae CF 5 Moises Alou LF
6 Lenny Harris RF 6 Carl Everett CF
7 Carlos Baerga 2B 7 Ricky Gutierrez SS
8 Rey Ordonez SS 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Masato Yoshii P 9 Jose Lima P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-4 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR NYM B. McRae B. Wagner 35% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Piazza Scores
t13 4-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo M. Magnante 28% 78% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Alfonzo to 3B/Adv on E9
t13 4-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  RR NYM B. McRae D. Henry 25% 93% Double to CF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores; Piazza Scores
t9 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO NYM L. Lopez J. Powell -22% 36% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
b11 4-4 1 -23 5,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry D. Cook 21% 36% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM T. Phillips J. Lima -2% 48% Popfly: LF (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Lima -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM J. Olerud J. Lima 2% 48% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  RR NYM M. Piazza J. Lima 18% 66% Home Run (Fly Ball); Olerud Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM B. McRae J. Lima -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio M. Yoshii -4% 61% Walk
b1 0-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  R HOU B. Spiers M. Yoshii -12% 49% Double to CF (Line Drive); Biggio Scores
b1 1-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell M. Yoshii 2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Spiers to 3B
b1 1-2 1 --3 3,(1-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell M. Yoshii -6% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Spiers Scores
b1 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Alou M. Yoshii 3% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 2-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU C. Everett M. Yoshii -19% 29% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bagwell Scores
b1 4-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Yoshii 1% 30% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 6-7-8
t2 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM L. Harris J. Lima -2% 28% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t2 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM C. Baerga J. Lima -2% 26% Flyball: CF
t2 2-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM R. Ordonez J. Lima -1% 25% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 8-9-1
b2 4-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Yoshii 2% 27% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lima M. Yoshii 1% 28% Strikeout Swinging
b2 4-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Yoshii 1% 28% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 9-1-2
t3 2-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM M. Yoshii J. Lima -2% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM T. Phillips J. Lima 3% 29% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t3 2-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Lima -3% 26% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 2-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. Olerud J. Lima -2% 23% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 2-3-4
b3 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Yoshii 2% 25% Flyball: CF
b3 4-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell M. Yoshii 1% 26% Flyball: CF
b3 4-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Yoshii 1% 27% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
t4 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM M. Piazza J. Lima 4% 31% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 2-4 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  NYM B. McRae J. Lima 7% 38% Walk; Piazza to 2B
t4 2-4 0 12- 5,(1-2)  O NYM L. Harris J. Lima -4% 34% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole); Piazza to 3B
t4 2-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO NYM C. Baerga J. Lima -13% 21% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 5-6-7
b4 4-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Alou M. Yoshii 2% 23% Flyball: LF
b4 4-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Everett M. Yoshii 1% 24% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Yoshii 1% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 8-9-1
t5 2-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM R. Ordonez J. Lima 5% 29% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 2-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYM M. Yoshii J. Lima -3% 27% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Ordonez to 2B
t5 2-4 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O NYM T. Phillips J. Lima -4% 22% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
t5 2-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Lima -4% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 8-9-1
b5 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Yoshii 1% 20% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b5 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lima M. Yoshii 1% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Yoshii 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 3-4-5
t6 2-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. Olerud J. Lima -3% 19% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM M. Piazza J. Lima 4% 22% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 2-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O NYM B. McRae J. Lima -3% 19% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS); Piazza to 2B
t6 2-4 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYM L. Harris J. Lima -4% 15% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Masato Yoshii facing 2-3-4
b6 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Yoshii 1% 16% Lineout: CF
b6 4-2 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell M. Yoshii 1% 17% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
b6 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Yoshii -1% 17% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 4-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Alou M. Yoshii 1% 18% Foul Popfly: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 7-8-9
Matt Franco pinch hits for Carlos Baerga (2B) batting 7th
t7 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM M. Franco J. Lima -3% 15% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM R. Ordonez J. Lima -2% 12% Flyball: RF
Todd Hundley pinch hits for Masato Yoshii (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM T. Hundley J. Lima -1% 11% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Rigo Beltran facing 6-7-8
Rigo Beltran replaces Matt Franco (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Ralph Milliard replaces Todd Hundley (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Everett R. Beltran 1% 12% Popfly: 2B
b7 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez R. Beltran 1% 13% Lineout: RF
b7 4-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus R. Beltran -1% 12% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
b7 4-2 2 1-- 8,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lima R. Beltran 1% 13% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
t8 2-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O NYM T. Phillips J. Lima -4% 10% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Lima -2% 7% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t8 2-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Olerud J. Lima -1% 6% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Jeff Tam facing 1-2-3
Jeff Tam replaces Rigo Beltran pitching and batting 7th
b8 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio J. Tam -2% 4% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b8 4-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Spiers J. Tam -2% 3% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Biggio to 3B
b8 4-2 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  HOU D. Bell J. Tam -0% 2% Spiers Steals 2B
b8 4-2 0 -23 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell J. Tam 1% 4% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
b8 4-2 1 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Tam -0% 4% Intentional Walk
b8 4-2 1 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Alou J. Tam 3% 6% Baserunner Out Advancing; Biggio out at Hm/C-P
b8 4-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Alou J. Tam 1% 7% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 4-5-6
Billy Wagner replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM M. Piazza B. Wagner 8% 15% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t9 2-4 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR NYM B. McRae B. Wagner 35% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Piazza Scores
Jay Payton pinch hits for Lenny Harris (RF) batting 6th
t9 4-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  NYM J. Payton B. Wagner 8% 58% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
Todd Haney pinch hits for Jeff Tam (P) batting 7th
t9 4-4 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O NYM T. Haney B. Wagner -8% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
t9 4-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYM R. Ordonez B. Wagner 8% 58% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Haney to 2B
Jay Powell replaces Billy Wagner pitching and batting 9th
Luis Lopez pinch hits for Butch Huskey batting 9th
Butch Huskey pinch hits for Ralph Milliard (2B) batting 9th
Jermaine Allensworth pinch runs for Todd Haney (PH) batting 7th
t9 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO NYM L. Lopez J. Powell -22% 36% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' Turk Wendell facing 6-7-8
Turk Wendell replaces Jay Payton (PH) pitching and batting 6th
Luis Lopez moves from PH to 2B
Jermaine Allensworth moves from PR to RF
b9 4-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Everett T. Wendell 6% 42% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b9 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Wendell 4% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 4-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus T. Wendell 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 10th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Jay Powell facing 1-2-3
t10 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM T. Phillips J. Powell -6% 44% Strikeout Looking
t10 4-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Powell -4% 40% Lineout: LF
t10 4-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  NYM J. Olerud J. Powell 3% 43% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t10 4-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYM M. Piazza J. Powell -6% 36% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' Turk Wendell facing 9-1-2
Dave Clark pinch hits for Jay Powell (P) batting 9th
b10 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Clark T. Wendell 6% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
b10 4-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio T. Wendell -5% 37% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b10 4-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU B. Spiers T. Wendell -7% 29% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Biggio to 2B
b10 4-4 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell T. Wendell 10% 39% Strikeout Swinging
b10 4-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell T. Wendell 11% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 11th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 5-6-7
Scott Elarton replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t11 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM B. McRae S. Elarton -6% 44% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
Jorge Fabregas pinch hits for Turk Wendell (P) batting 6th
t11 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM J. Fabregas S. Elarton -4% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t11 4-4 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM J. Allensworth S. Elarton -3% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 11th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' Dennis Cook facing 5-6-7
Dennis Cook replaces Jorge Fabregas (PH) pitching and batting 6th
b11 4-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Alou D. Cook -17% 19% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b11 4-4 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Everett D. Cook -2% 17% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Alou to 3B
b11 4-4 1 --3 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez D. Cook 0% 18% Walk
Sean Berry pinch hits for Brad Ausmus (C) batting 8th
b11 4-4 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  HOU S. Berry D. Cook -2% 16% Defensive Indifference; Gutierrez to 2B
b11 4-4 1 -23 5,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry D. Cook 21% 36% Strikeout Swinging
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
b11 4-4 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio D. Cook 14% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 12th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 8-9-1
Mike Magnante replaces Sean Berry (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Tony Eusebio moves from PH to C
t12 4-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM R. Ordonez M. Magnante -6% 44% Lineout: CF
t12 4-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM L. Lopez M. Magnante -4% 40% Flyball: CF
t12 4-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM T. Phillips M. Magnante -3% 36% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 12th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' Greg McMichael facing 1-2-3
Greg McMichael replaces Dennis Cook pitching and batting 6th
b12 4-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio G. McMichael 6% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b12 4-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Spiers G. McMichael 4% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b12 4-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Bell G. McMichael 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 13th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Mike Magnante facing 2-3-4
t13 4-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo M. Magnante 28% 78% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Alfonzo to 3B/Adv on E9
t13 4-4 0 --3 7,(3-2)  O NYM J. Olerud M. Magnante -11% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t13 4-4 1 --3 4,(3-0)  NYM M. Piazza M. Magnante 1% 68% Intentional Walk
Doug Henry replaces Mike Magnante pitching and batting 8th
t13 4-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  RR NYM B. McRae D. Henry 25% 93% Double to CF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores; Piazza Scores
Todd Pratt pinch hits for Greg McMichael (P) batting 6th
t13 6-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O NYM T. Pratt D. Henry -1% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line); McRae to 3B
t13 6-4 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R NYM J. Allensworth D. Henry 4% 96% Wild Pitch; McRae Scores
t13 7-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM J. Allensworth D. Henry -0% 96% Lineout: CF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 13th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-7, Mets' John Franco facing 4-5-6
John Franco replaces Todd Pratt (PH) pitching and batting 6th
b13 4-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Franco 2% 98% Flyball: CF
b13 4-7 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Alou J. Franco -3% 96% Walk
b13 4-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Everett J. Franco 3% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b13 4-7 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Franco 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 4.

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