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4
Sunday, September 17, 2000, 2:05PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 40,036, Time of Game: 2:43
Pirates
3
61-88
 Lost 9 
5th, 27½ GB
at Astros
5
67-83
 Won 4 
3rd, 22 GB
W: Scott Elarton (17-6)
L: Dan Serafini (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  0
Astros          0  1  1   0  0  2   1  0  X    5  9  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adrian Brown CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .332 .384 .438 .821 19 11 -0.152 1.45 0.034 -0.185 -1.3 4 0
Abraham Nunez SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .209 .277 .256 .532 17 14 0.052 1.14 0.137 -0.084 0.8 2 1 HR
Brian Giles LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .313 .429 .596 1.025 18 11 -0.032 0.74 0.027 -0.059 -0.3 1 0
John Vander Wal 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .294 .400 .562 .962 15 10 -0.090 0.96 0.000 -0.090 -0.8 6 0
John Wehner 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .310 .375 .379 .754 15 8 0.116 0.95 0.125 -0.009 0.9 2 2 2B
Warren Morris 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .251 .338 .326 .664 11 7 -0.090 1.49 0.070 -0.160 -0.7 3 1 GDP
   Josias Manzanillo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Emil Brown RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .297 .311 .608 15 10 -0.119 1.22 0.020 -0.139 -0.9 1 0
Keith Osik C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .313 .398 .485 .883 18 9 0.135 1.21 0.156 -0.021 1.2 4 1
Dan Serafini P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 12 8 -0.080 1.31 0.000 -0.080 -1.0 0 0 SH
   Marc Wilkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Benjamin 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .324 .426 .751 3 3 -0.057 2.26 0.000 -0.057 -0.3 1 1
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 2 3 37 .235 .278 .353 .631 143 91 -0.317 1.20 0.569 -0.884 -2.4 24 6
2B: J Wehner (2, off S Elarton).
HR: A Nunez (1, off S Elarton, 1st inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: D Serafini (2, off S Elarton).
TB: A Nunez 4; J Wehner 3; E Brown; W Morris; K Osik; B Giles; A Brown.
GIDP: W Morris (7).
RBI: A Nunez 2 (8); K Osik (20).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Nunez-W Morris-J Vander Wal; M Benjamin-J Vander Wal.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Lugo 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .284 .345 .424 .768 8 5 -0.181 1.68 0.000 -0.181 -1.9 2 2
Mitch Meluskey C 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .307 .408 .505 .913 12 6 0.128 0.99 0.165 -0.037 1.4 4 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .315 .429 .617 1.046 17 5 -0.014 1.30 0.070 -0.084 -0.5 10 2 GDP
Richard Hidalgo CF-LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .301 .378 .610 .988 19 10 0.153 1.34 0.228 -0.075 1.1 3 0 2B,SB
Moises Alou RF 3 1 2 4 0 0 4 .359 .419 .648 1.068 14 9 0.232 1.39 0.264 -0.032 1.8 0 0 HR,2B,SF
Lance Berkman LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .383 .549 .932 14 10 -0.104 0.83 0.000 -0.104 -1.2 2 0
   Glen Barker CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .303 .339 .642 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Chris Truby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .268 .302 .496 .797 14 10 -0.072 0.63 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 1 4
Tim Bogar SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .206 .287 .318 .604 17 8 0.022 0.96 0.057 -0.036 0.5 3 3 IW
Scott Elarton P 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 .169 .210 .203 .413 6 3 0.039 1.43 0.063 -0.024 0.4 2 2 HBP,SH
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .307 .387 .401 .788 1 1 -0.019 0.39 0.000 -0.019 -0.6 GDP
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .032 .063 .032 .095 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 5 9 5 4 3 36 .310 .400 .483 .883 122 67 0.184 1.15 0.847 -0.664 0.2 27 13
2B: R Hidalgo (39, off D Serafini); M Alou (27, off D Serafini).
HR: M Alou (30, off D Serafini, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: M Alou (9, off M Wilkins).
SH: S Elarton (6, off D Serafini).
IBB: T Bogar (7, by D Serafini).
HBP: S Elarton (2, by M Wilkins).
TB: M Alou 6; R Hidalgo 3; T Bogar 2; M Meluskey 2; S Elarton.
GIDP: J Bagwell (18); B Spiers (7).
RBI: M Alou 4 (106); M Meluskey (66).
2-out RBI: M Meluskey.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Lugo-T Bogar-J Bagwell.
Baserunning
SB: R Hidalgo (11, 2nd base off M Wilkins/K Osik).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Dan Serafini, L (2-5) 5.2 7 4 4 3 2 1 6.00 26 83 46 34 3 9 5 16 5 0 38 -0.180 1.20 -0.9
Marc Wilkins 1.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.61 7 31 15 9 3 3 0 4 1 0 2 0 -0.023 1.28 0.1
Josias Manzanillo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.27 3 8 6 5 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.019 0.30 0.6
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 4 3 1 5.62 36 122 67 48 6 13 6 22 7 0 38 2 0 -0.184 1.15 -0.2

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, W (17-6) 8 7 3 3 2 3 1 4.77 33 126 80 50 5 25 16 13 6 0 57 0.228 1.15 1.8
Octavio Dotel, S (14) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.22 4 17 11 4 1 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.088 1.59 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 3 1 3.00 37 143 91 54 6 31 17 16 7 0 57 0 0 0.316 1.20 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: D Serafini (3).
HBP: M Wilkins (6; S Elarton).
IBB: D Serafini (1; T Bogar).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Morris Hodges, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Doug Eddings.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 40,036.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 10mph out to Leftfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Adrian Brown CF 1 Julio Lugo 2B
2 Abraham Nunez SS 2 Mitch Meluskey C
3 Brian Giles LF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 John Vander Wal 1B 4 Richard Hidalgo CF
5 John Wehner 3B 5 Moises Alou RF
6 Warren Morris 2B 6 Lance Berkman LF
7 Emil Brown RF 7 Chris Truby 3B
8 Keith Osik C 8 Tim Bogar SS
9 Dan Serafini P 9 Scott Elarton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo D. Serafini 16% 64% Double to LF (Line Drive); Bagwell to 3B
b6 2-3 0 -23 3,(1-1)  RR HOU M. Alou D. Serafini 15% 79% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bagwell Scores; Hidalgo Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR PIT A. Nunez S. Elarton -14% 33% Home Run (Fly Ball); Brown Scores
b3 1-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU M. Meluskey D. Serafini 10% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Bogar Scores
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R HOU M. Alou D. Serafini 9% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT A. Brown S. Elarton -3% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  RR PIT A. Nunez S. Elarton -14% 33% Home Run (Fly Ball); Brown Scores
t1 2-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  O PIT B. Giles S. Elarton 2% 35% Flyball: LF
t1 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Vander Wal S. Elarton 1% 36% Flyball: CF
t1 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Wehner S. Elarton 1% 37% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lugo D. Serafini -2% 35% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Meluskey D. Serafini 3% 37% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
b1 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO HOU J. Bagwell D. Serafini -5% 32% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT W. Morris S. Elarton 2% 34% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 2-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT E. Brown S. Elarton -2% 32% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t2 2-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  PIT K. Osik S. Elarton -3% 29% Walk; Brown to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT D. Serafini S. Elarton 4% 33% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t2 2-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. Brown S. Elarton 4% 36% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU R. Hidalgo D. Serafini -3% 34% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R HOU M. Alou D. Serafini 9% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 1-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Serafini -2% 41% Flyball: CF
b2 1-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Truby D. Serafini -1% 40% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. Nunez S. Elarton 2% 42% Popfly: SS
t3 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Giles S. Elarton 2% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT J. Vander Wal S. Elarton 1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Bogar D. Serafini 4% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 1-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Elarton D. Serafini -2% 47% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Bogar to 2B
b3 1-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lugo D. Serafini -4% 43% Popfly: 1B
b3 1-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU M. Meluskey D. Serafini 10% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Bogar Scores
b3 2-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Serafini 1% 54% Wild Pitch; Meluskey to 2B
b3 2-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Serafini 1% 55% Walk
b3 2-2 2 12- 7,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo D. Serafini -5% 50% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 5-6-7
t4 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Wehner S. Elarton -7% 43% Double (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t4 2-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  PIT W. Morris S. Elarton -7% 36% Single to CF (Line Drive); Wehner to 3B
t4 2-2 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  O PIT E. Brown S. Elarton 7% 43% Lineout: 3B
t4 2-2 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R PIT K. Osik S. Elarton -7% 35% Fielder's Choice 3B; Wehner Scores; Morris to 2B; Osik to 1B
t4 3-2 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O PIT D. Serafini S. Elarton 3% 38% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Morris to 3B; Osik to 2B
t4 3-2 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O PIT A. Brown S. Elarton 6% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 5-6-7
b4 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Alou D. Serafini -3% 41% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b4 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Serafini -2% 39% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Truby D. Serafini -2% 38% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 2-3-4
t5 3-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT A. Nunez S. Elarton 3% 40% Groundout: P-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  PIT B. Giles S. Elarton -3% 37% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t5 3-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Vander Wal S. Elarton 2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B; Giles to 2B
t5 3-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Wehner S. Elarton -1% 39% Walk
t5 3-2 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O PIT W. Morris S. Elarton 5% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 8-9-1
b5 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Bogar D. Serafini -4% 40% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 2-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU S. Elarton D. Serafini 4% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 2-3 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Lugo D. Serafini -4% 39% Flyball: CF
b5 2-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Meluskey D. Serafini -4% 36% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 7-8-9
t6 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT E. Brown S. Elarton 3% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT K. Osik S. Elarton 2% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT D. Serafini S. Elarton 1% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Dan Serafini facing 3-4-5
b6 2-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Serafini 6% 48% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo D. Serafini 16% 64% Double to LF (Line Drive); Bagwell to 3B
b6 2-3 0 -23 3,(1-1)  RR HOU M. Alou D. Serafini 15% 79% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bagwell Scores; Hidalgo Scores
b6 4-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Serafini -4% 75% Popfly: SS
b6 4-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Truby D. Serafini -4% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B (Deep 3B)
b6 4-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Bogar D. Serafini 1% 72% Intentional Walk
Marc Wilkins replaces Dan Serafini pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU S. Elarton M. Wilkins 3% 74% Hit By Pitch; Alou to 3B; Bogar to 2B
b6 4-3 2 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Wilkins -7% 67% Foul Flyball: C (Behind Home)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 1-2-3
t7 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. Brown S. Elarton 5% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t7 3-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT A. Nunez S. Elarton 3% 75% Flyball: LF
t7 3-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT B. Giles S. Elarton 2% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Pirates' Marc Wilkins facing 2-3-4
b7 4-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Meluskey M. Wilkins 3% 81% Walk
b7 4-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Wilkins -3% 78% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b7 4-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Wilkins 6% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive); Meluskey to 3B
b7 4-3 1 1-3 8,(3-2)  RO HOU M. Alou M. Wilkins 2% 86% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Meluskey Scores
b7 5-3 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU L. Berkman M. Wilkins 1% 86% Hidalgo Steals 2B
b7 5-3 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Wilkins -2% 84% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 4-5-6
Richard Hidalgo moves from CF to LF
Glen Barker replaces Lance Berkman (LF) playing CF batting 6th
t8 3-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Vander Wal S. Elarton 4% 89% Lineout: 1B
t8 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT J. Wehner S. Elarton -5% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 3-5 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO PIT W. Morris S. Elarton 9% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pirates' Josias Manzanillo facing 7-8-9
Josias Manzanillo replaces Warren Morris (2B) pitching and batting 6th
Mike Benjamin replaces Marc Wilkins (P) playing 2B batting 9th
b8 5-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Truby J. Manzanillo -1% 92% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 5-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU T. Bogar J. Manzanillo 1% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
b8 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU B. Spiers J. Manzanillo -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 7-8-9
Octavio Dotel replaces Bill Spiers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT E. Brown O. Dotel 4% 96% Foul Flyball: C (Behind Home)
t9 3-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT K. Osik O. Dotel -5% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t9 3-5 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT M. Benjamin O. Dotel 6% 96% Flyball: LF
t9 3-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. Brown O. Dotel 4% 100% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 5.

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  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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