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Saturday, August 28, 1999, 7:05PM
, Astrodome
Attendance: 42,968, Time of Game: 3:13
Marlins
5
52-77
 Won 2 
5th, 29 GB
at Astros
2
77-54
 Lost 2 
1st
W: A.J. Burnett (2-0)
L: Scott Elarton (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Marlins         3  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    5 10  1
Astros          1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  7  2

Florida Marlins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Castillo 2B 4 3 4 0 1 0 .302 .740 25 13 0.167 0.70 0.209 -0.042 2.4 3 2 2B,2·SB,CS
Dave Berg SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 .308 .769 19 14 0.007 0.83 0.065 -0.058 0.1 1 2 SH
Bruce Aven LF 2 1 0 1 2 1 .299 .836 23 11 0.011 0.78 0.044 -0.033 -0.1 3 0 SF
   Antonio Alfonseca P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Kevin Millar 1B 5 1 0 1 0 2 .301 .836 22 15 -0.006 0.90 0.064 -0.069 -0.5 9 1
Preston Wilson CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .282 .870 12 6 -0.010 0.98 0.071 -0.081 -0.2 1 0 CS
Todd Dunwoody RF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .226 .610 13 9 -0.061 0.89 0.031 -0.092 -0.6 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 4 0 2 2 0 1 .249 .713 11 8 0.137 1.14 0.176 -0.039 1.5 0 2 2B
Ramon Castro C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .804 12 8 -0.096 0.84 0.000 -0.096 -1.5 8 1
A.J. Burnett P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .500 7 6 -0.028 0.54 0.000 -0.028 -0.4 0 1
   Mark Kotsay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .697 1 1 -0.029 0.98 0.000 -0.029 -0.3
   Braden Looper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Armando Almanza P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 3 3 -0.023 0.78 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 0 0
   Danny Bautista RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .698 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 34 5 10 4 4 12 .294 .712 148 94 0.069 0.85 0.660 -0.590 0.1 27 11
2B: M Lowell (10, off S Elarton); L Castillo (21, off S Elarton).
SF: B Aven (6, off S Elarton).
SH: D Berg (3, off J Powell).
TB: L Castillo 5; M Lowell 3; D Berg 2; T Dunwoody; P Wilson.
RBI: M Lowell 2 (31); B Aven (67); K Millar (57).
2-out RBI: M Lowell 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Castillo-D Berg-K Millar.
E: A Burnett (1).
Baserunning
SB: L Castillo 2 (43, 2nd base off J Powell/T Eusebio, 2nd base off S Elarton/P Bako).
CS: P Wilson (3, 2nd base by S Elarton/P Bako); L Castillo (16, 2nd base by B Williams/P Bako).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B-LF 4 2 1 0 1 0 .303 .853 22 15 0.074 1.22 0.147 -0.073 0.7 1 1
Bill Spiers LF-CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 .292 .781 20 10 0.283 1.51 0.329 -0.046 2.2 2 0 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 2 0 0 0 3 1 .310 1.070 25 9 0.089 1.66 0.172 -0.083 0.7 4 0
Carl Everett CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .331 .973 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Daryle Ward LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 .221 .623 10 8 -0.148 1.75 0.000 -0.148 -1.3 2 0 GDP
   Russ Johnson PH-2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 .281 .784 7 6 -0.109 1.64 0.013 -0.122 -0.5 1 1
Ken Caminiti 3B 3 0 1 0 2 0 .269 .727 26 12 -0.068 1.92 0.081 -0.149 -0.5 1 2
Matt Mieske RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .936 12 6 -0.299 2.81 0.000 -0.299 -2.2 2 0
Paul Bako C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .272 .736 9 6 -0.015 1.30 0.047 -0.062 -0.1 11 2
   Ryan Thompson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 5 3 -0.047 1.79 0.000 -0.047 -0.3
   Jay Powell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 3 0 1 0 1 2 .260 .683 19 10 -0.027 1.26 0.083 -0.109 -0.4 1 0 CS
Scott Elarton P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .150 .300 10 6 -0.087 1.67 0.000 -0.087 -0.8 0 0
   Lance Berkman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .631 2 1 -0.016 0.61 0.000 -0.016 -0.1
   Brian Williams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tony Eusebio PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .687 3 3 -0.059 2.43 0.000 -0.059 -0.3 1 0
Team Totals 33 2 7 1 8 8 .212 .608 170 95 -0.429 1.66 0.872 -1.300 -2.9 27 6
2B: B Spiers (17, off A Burnett).
TB: B Spiers 3; R Gutierrez; C Biggio; K Caminiti; R Johnson; P Bako.
GIDP: D Ward (3).
RBI: D Ward (9).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 0 for 11.
Fielding
E: J Bagwell (6); P Bako (6).
Baserunning
CS: R Gutierrez (3, 2nd base by A Burnett/R Castro).

Florida Marlins

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
A.J. Burnett, W (2-0) 5 4 2 1 6 5 0 1.69 24 105 55 36 7 12 9 4 3 0 52 0.119 1.46 0.7
Braden Looper, H (6) 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3.65 6 25 11 6 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.223 1.75 -1.3
Armando Almanza, H (2) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.84 7 25 19 9 3 7 1 4 1 0 3 0 0.486 3.04 2.9
Antonio Alfonseca, S (13) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.41 4 18 12 5 2 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.047 0.59 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 8 8 0 1.00 41 173 97 56 15 26 15 10 5 0 52 3 0 0.429 1.66 2.9
B Looper faced 3 batters in the 7th 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
Scott Elarton, L (7-4) 6 7 4 1 2 8 0 3.12 27 95 65 37 10 18 6 11 5 0 54 -0.109 0.96 -0.7
Brian Williams 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 3.86 9 39 22 13 4 5 1 4 2 0 0 0 0.072 0.83 1.1
Jay Powell 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 3.86 4 14 7 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.034 0.34 -0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 2 4 12 0 2.00 40 148 94 53 14 27 9 15 7 0 54 0 0 -0.071 0.85 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: B Williams (7); J Powell (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - CB Bucknor.
Time of Game: 3:13.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Florida Marlins         Houston Astros
1 Luis Castillo 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Dave Berg SS 2 Bill Spiers LF
3 Bruce Aven LF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Kevin Millar 1B 4 Carl Everett CF
5 Preston Wilson CF 5 Ken Caminiti 3B
6 Todd Dunwoody RF 6 Matt Mieske RF
7 Mike Lowell 3B 7 Paul Bako C
8 Ramon Castro C 8 Ricky Gutierrez SS
9 A.J. Burnett P 9 Scott Elarton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Spiers B. Looper -15% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Biggio to 3B
t1 1-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR FLA M. Lowell S. Elarton 14% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Aven Scores/unER; Millar Scores/unER; Wilson to 3B
b7 2-4 2 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Mieske A. Almanza 14% 85% Flyball: LF
b7 2-4 1 123 5,(2-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti A. Almanza 13% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b5 1-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Spiers A. Burnett -12% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Biggio to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Marlins Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  FLA L. Castillo S. Elarton 3% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O FLA D. Berg S. Elarton -3% 50% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  FLA B. Aven S. Elarton 4% 54% Castillo Steals 2B; Castillo to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
Daryle Ward replaces Carl Everett (CF) playing LF batting 4th
Bill Spiers moves from LF to CF
t1 0-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  FLA B. Aven S. Elarton 2% 56% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  R FLA K. Millar S. Elarton 6% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball to Weak 1B); Castillo Scores/unER; Aven to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  FLA P. Wilson S. Elarton 5% 68% Walk; Aven to 3B; Millar to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  O FLA T. Dunwoody S. Elarton -6% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR FLA M. Lowell S. Elarton 14% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Aven Scores/unER; Millar Scores/unER; Wilson to 3B
t1 3-0 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O FLA R. Castro S. Elarton -3% 72% Foul Flyball: LF (Short LF Foul)
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Marlins' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 6,(0-2)  HOU C. Biggio A. Burnett -3% 69% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to P's Right)
b1 0-3 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Spiers A. Burnett -5% 63% Walk; Biggio to 2B
b1 0-3 0 12- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell A. Burnett -7% 56% Walk; Biggio to 3B; Spiers to 2B
b1 0-3 0 123 3,(2-0)  ROO HOU D. Ward A. Burnett 10% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Biggio Scores/unER/No RBI; Spiers to 3B
b1 1-3 2 --3 6,(3-2)  HOU K. Caminiti A. Burnett -1% 64% Walk
b1 1-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Mieske A. Burnett 5% 69% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Marlins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 9-1-2
t2 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O FLA A. Burnett S. Elarton -2% 67% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  FLA L. Castillo S. Elarton 2% 69% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t2 3-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O FLA D. Berg S. Elarton -2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t2 3-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O FLA B. Aven S. Elarton -2% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Marlins' A.J. Burnett facing 7-8-9
b2 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU P. Bako A. Burnett 3% 68% Lineout: CF
b2 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez A. Burnett -3% 65% Walk
b2 1-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Elarton A. Burnett 3% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio A. Burnett 3% 70% Gutierrez Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Marlins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 4-5-6
t3 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O FLA K. Millar S. Elarton -2% 69% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  FLA P. Wilson S. Elarton 2% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 3-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O FLA T. Dunwoody S. Elarton -3% 67% Wilson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 3-1 2 --- 4,(3-0)  O FLA T. Dunwoody S. Elarton -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Marlins' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
b3 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio A. Burnett 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers A. Burnett 2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 1-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell A. Burnett -1% 69% Walk
b3 1-3 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O HOU D. Ward A. Burnett 3% 72% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 7-8-9
t4 3-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O FLA M. Lowell S. Elarton -2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O FLA R. Castro S. Elarton -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O FLA A. Burnett S. Elarton -1% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Marlins' A.J. Burnett facing 5-6-7
b4 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU K. Caminiti A. Burnett -5% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b4 1-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Mieske A. Burnett 4% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU P. Bako A. Burnett -5% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive); Caminiti to 2B
b4 1-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez A. Burnett 6% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Elarton A. Burnett 5% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Marlins 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  FLA L. Castillo S. Elarton 5% 79% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep 3B)
t5 3-1 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  FLA D. Berg S. Elarton 5% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Castillo to 3B
t5 3-1 0 1-3 3,(2-0)  RO FLA B. Aven S. Elarton -1% 83% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Castillo Scores
t5 4-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O FLA K. Millar S. Elarton -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O FLA P. Wilson S. Elarton -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Marlins' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
b5 1-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio A. Burnett -4% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b5 1-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Spiers A. Burnett -12% 63% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Biggio to 3B
b5 1-4 0 -23 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell A. Burnett 7% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-4 1 -23 3,(0-2)  RO HOU D. Ward A. Burnett 2% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Biggio Scores; Spiers to 3B
b5 2-4 2 --3 5,(3-1)  HOU K. Caminiti A. Burnett -2% 70% Walk
b5 2-4 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Mieske A. Burnett 7% 77% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 6-7-8
t6 4-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O FLA T. Dunwoody S. Elarton -2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  FLA M. Lowell S. Elarton 3% 78% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 4-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O FLA R. Castro S. Elarton -3% 76% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
Mark Kotsay pinch hits for A.J. Burnett (P) batting 9th
t6 4-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O FLA M. Kotsay S. Elarton -3% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Marlins' Braden Looper facing 7-8-9
Braden Looper replaces Mark Kotsay (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU P. Bako B. Looper 4% 76% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 2-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez B. Looper 3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
Lance Berkman pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
b6 2-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Berkman B. Looper 2% 81% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Brian Williams facing 1-2-3
Brian Williams replaces Lance Berkman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  FLA L. Castillo B. Williams 2% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 4-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O FLA D. Berg B. Williams -4% 79% Castillo Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t7 4-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  FLA D. Berg B. Williams 2% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t7 4-2 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  FLA B. Aven B. Williams 2% 83% Walk; Berg to 2B
t7 4-2 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O FLA K. Millar B. Williams -3% 80% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-2 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O FLA P. Wilson B. Williams -3% 77% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Marlins' Braden Looper facing 1-2-3
b7 2-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio B. Looper -7% 70% Walk
b7 2-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Spiers B. Looper -15% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Biggio to 3B
b7 2-4 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell B. Looper -8% 47% Walk; Spiers to 2B
Armando Almanza replaces Braden Looper pitching and batting 9th
Russ Johnson pinch hits for Daryle Ward (LF) batting 4th
b7 2-4 0 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Johnson A. Almanza 12% 59% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-4 1 123 5,(2-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti A. Almanza 13% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b7 2-4 2 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Mieske A. Almanza 14% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Brian Williams facing 6-7-8
Russ Johnson moves from PH to 2B
Craig Biggio moves from 2B to LF
t8 4-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  FLA T. Dunwoody B. Williams 2% 87% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 4-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O FLA M. Lowell B. Williams -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  FLA R. Castro B. Williams 1% 87% Wild Pitch; Dunwoody to 2B
t8 4-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O FLA R. Castro B. Williams -2% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 4-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O FLA A. Almanza B. Williams -2% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Marlins' Armando Almanza facing 7-8-9
Ryan Thompson pinch hits for Paul Bako (C) batting 7th
b8 2-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Thompson A. Almanza 5% 87% Flyball: LF
b8 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU R. Gutierrez A. Almanza -6% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Brian Williams (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio A. Almanza 6% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-4 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio A. Almanza 5% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Marlins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Jay Powell facing 1-2-3
Jay Powell replaces Ryan Thompson (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Tony Eusebio moves from PH to C
t9 4-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  FLA L. Castillo J. Powell 1% 93% Walk
t9 4-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  FLA D. Berg J. Powell 1% 94% Castillo Steals 2B
t9 4-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O FLA D. Berg J. Powell -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Castillo to 3B
t9 4-2 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R FLA B. Aven J. Powell 2% 96% Wild Pitch; Castillo Scores/No RBI
t9 5-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O FLA B. Aven J. Powell -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O FLA K. Millar J. Powell -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Marlins 5, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Marlins' Antonio Alfonseca facing 2-3-4
Antonio Alfonseca replaces Bruce Aven (LF) pitching and batting 3rd
Todd Dunwoody moves from RF to LF
Danny Bautista replaces Armando Almanza (P) playing RF batting 9th
b9 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers A. Alfonseca 3% 98% Flyball: RF
b9 2-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell A. Alfonseca 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b9 2-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Johnson A. Alfonseca -1% 98% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU K. Caminiti A. Alfonseca -0% 98% Defensive Indifference; Johnson to 2B
b9 2-5 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU K. Caminiti A. Alfonseca 2% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Marlins 5, Astros 2.

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