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Scores
Standings
BAL
@BOS
6
9
MIN
@CHW
3
6
DET
@KCR
6
8
TBD
@NYY
1
5
ANA
@OAK
1
3
SEA
@TEX
7
5
MIL
@ARI
9
15
SDP
@COL
3
1
ATL
@FLA
4
1
STL
@HOU
5
1
SFG
@LAD
6
4
NYM
@MON
5
2
CIN
@PHI
0
8
CHC
@PIT
8
4
Wednesday, September 26, 2001, 7:08PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 44,203, Time of Game: 2:49
Cardinals
5
87-66
 Won 2 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Astros
1
90-62
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Darryl Kile (15-10)
L: Ron Villone (6-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  2  0   1  1  0    5  8  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  2

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Miguel Cairo 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .280 .355 .380 .735 14 10 0.057 0.86 0.083 -0.026 0.7 1 2
   J.D. Drew PH-RF 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .321 .409 .606 1.015 7 5 0.014 0.35 0.015 -0.001 -0.2 0 0 SF
Placido Polanco 3B-2B 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 .310 .345 .390 .735 15 11 -0.096 0.67 0.000 -0.096 -1.5 0 1
Mark McGwire 1B 4 2 2 3 0 2 4 .185 .314 .495 .809 12 8 0.175 0.67 0.221 -0.046 2.4 8 0 2·HR
Albert Pujols LF 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .329 .403 .612 1.015 16 10 -0.027 0.63 0.010 -0.038 -0.5 2 0
   T.J. Mathews P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Steve Kline 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
Jim Edmonds CF 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 .293 .396 .542 .938 25 12 0.098 0.73 0.098 0.000 1.4 3 0 2B
Craig Paquette RF-3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .277 .319 .465 .784 11 8 -0.016 1.25 0.098 -0.114 -1.1 1 0 GDP
Edgar Renteria SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .267 .320 .385 .705 20 14 -0.064 0.62 0.000 -0.064 -0.9 2 3
Mike Matheny C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .214 .277 .304 .580 9 6 -0.012 0.49 0.030 -0.043 0.8 10 1 2B
Darryl Kile P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .119 .181 .209 .390 12 9 -0.041 0.63 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 0 0 SH
   Luis Saturria LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bobby Bonilla PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .305 .345 .651 3 3 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.5
   Kerry Robinson LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .328 .330 .658 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 5 8 5 3 10 38 .242 .297 .485 .782 144 96 0.086 0.69 0.555 -0.471 -0.0 27 8
2B: J Edmonds (35, off R Villone); M Matheny (11, off S Linebrink).
HR: M McGwire 2 (27, 1 off O Dotel, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF, 1 off R Villone, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
SF: J Drew (4, off N Cruz).
SH: D Kile (5, off N Cruz).
TB: M McGwire 8; J Edmonds 3; M Matheny 3; C Paquette; M Cairo.
GIDP: C Paquette (10).
RBI: M McGwire 3 (57); J Drew (69); C Paquette (62).
2-out RBI: M McGwire 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Renteria-M Cairo-M McGwire.

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 0 0 0 1 1 4 .289 .374 .450 .824 21 12 -0.017 0.61 0.024 -0.041 -0.3 4 5
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .268 .332 .384 .716 18 12 0.019 0.94 0.071 -0.052 0.1 0 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .292 .400 .577 .977 11 5 0.102 1.09 0.131 -0.028 1.7 5 0 HR
Lance Berkman LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .336 .436 .631 1.067 19 12 -0.150 1.39 0.000 -0.150 -1.5 2 0
Richard Hidalgo CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .350 .449 .799 16 8 -0.154 1.29 0.000 -0.154 -1.5 4 0 GDP
Orlando Merced RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276 .331 .457 .788 10 7 -0.095 1.21 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 2 0
   Chris Truby PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .277 .424 .701 5 4 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
Vinny Castilla 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .267 .312 .481 .793 7 5 0.020 0.66 0.045 -0.024 0.1 0 2
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232 .285 .346 .631 15 9 -0.075 1.01 0.000 -0.075 -0.8 10 0
Ron Villone P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .050 .050 .100 .150 3 3 -0.019 0.73 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0
   Jose Vizcaino PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273 .315 .339 .654 6 5 -0.035 1.39 0.000 -0.035 -0.3
   Nelson Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Glen Barker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .233 .083 .317 1 1 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   Scott Linebrink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 2 11 33 .161 .212 .258 .470 132 83 -0.416 0.98 0.271 -0.685 -4.0 27 8
HR: J Bagwell (38, off T Mathews, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Bagwell 5; J Lugo 2; V Castilla.
GIDP: R Hidalgo (15).
RBI: J Bagwell (124).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Castilla-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: L Berkman (6); O Merced (1).

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Darryl Kile, W (15-10) 7 4 0 0 2 10 0 2.96 26 102 63 27 12 24 6 8 4 0 77 0.387 1.18 3.9
T.J. Mathews 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.53 4 14 11 6 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.005 0.23 -0.4
Steve Kline 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.54 3 16 9 6 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.022 0.27 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 11 1 1.00 33 132 83 39 14 30 8 12 5 0 77 0 0 0.414 0.98 4.0
T Mathews faced 1 batter in the 9th 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
Ron Villone, L (6-8) 5 4 3 3 2 7 1 5.85 22 84 55 27 10 18 4 9 5 0 52 -0.066 1.02 -0.2
Nelson Cruz 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 4.02 7 26 17 15 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 -0.006 0.45 0.1
Octavio Dotel 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2.40 5 19 13 8 3 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 -0.015 0.09 -0.4
Scott Linebrink 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 15 11 5 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.05 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 5 4 3 10 2 4.00 38 144 96 55 17 24 7 18 8 0 52 0 0 -0.085 0.69 0.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 44,203.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Wind 3mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Miguel Cairo 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Placido Polanco 3B 2 Julio Lugo SS
3 Mark McGwire 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Albert Pujols LF 4 Lance Berkman LF
5 Jim Edmonds CF 5 Richard Hidalgo CF
6 Craig Paquette RF 6 Orlando Merced RF
7 Edgar Renteria SS 7 Vinny Castilla 3B
8 Mike Matheny C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Darryl Kile P 9 Ron Villone P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR STL M. McGwire R. Villone 20% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Polanco Scores
t4 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R STL C. Paquette R. Villone 10% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive); Edmonds Scores
t1 0-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Paquette R. Villone -7% 45% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Kile -7% 45% Walk; Lugo to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Kile 7% 51% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  STL M. Cairo R. Villone 6% 56% Reached on E9 (Line Drive); Cairo to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL P. Polanco R. Villone -4% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Villone -3% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  STL A. Pujols R. Villone 1% 49% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds R. Villone 3% 52% Walk; Cairo to 3B; Pujols to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Paquette R. Villone -7% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Kile 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Lugo D. Kile -2% 45% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Kile 3% 48% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Kile 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL E. Renteria R. Villone -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Matheny R. Villone -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Kile R. Villone -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo D. Kile 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU O. Merced D. Kile 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU V. Castilla D. Kile 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL M. Cairo R. Villone -3% 47% Lineout: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL P. Polanco R. Villone -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Villone -1% 44% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Kile 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Villone D. Kile 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Kile 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols R. Villone -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  STL J. Edmonds R. Villone 5% 52% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t4 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R STL C. Paquette R. Villone 10% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive); Edmonds Scores
t4 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Renteria R. Villone -3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Matheny R. Villone -3% 56% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Lugo D. Kile -5% 52% Single (Ground Ball to Weak 2B)
b4 0-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Kile -7% 45% Walk; Lugo to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Kile 7% 51% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo D. Kile 6% 57% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU O. Merced D. Kile 6% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O STL D. Kile R. Villone -3% 61% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL M. Cairo R. Villone 3% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 1-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL P. Polanco R. Villone -3% 60% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR STL M. McGwire R. Villone 20% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Polanco Scores
t5 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols R. Villone -1% 79% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU V. Castilla D. Kile -4% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 0-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Kile 4% 79% Flyball: CF
Jose Vizcaino pinch hits for Ron Villone (P) batting 9th
b5 0-3 1 1-- 6,(1-2)  O HOU J. Vizcaino D. Kile 3% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-3 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio D. Kile -2% 80% Walk; Castilla to 2B
b5 0-3 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo D. Kile 5% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Nelson Cruz facing 5-6-7
Nelson Cruz replaces Jose Vizcaino (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds N. Cruz 2% 87% Single (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t6 3-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO STL C. Paquette N. Cruz -4% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 3-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL E. Renteria N. Cruz -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 3-4-5
b6 0-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Kile -5% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 0-3 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Kile 4% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU R. Hidalgo D. Kile 6% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Nelson Cruz facing 8-9-1
t7 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Matheny N. Cruz 3% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive); Matheny to 2B/Adv on E7
t7 3-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. Kile N. Cruz -0% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Matheny to 3B
J.D. Drew pinch hits for Miguel Cairo (2B) batting 1st
t7 3-0 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO STL J. Drew N. Cruz 1% 92% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Matheny Scores/unER
t7 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL P. Polanco N. Cruz -0% 92% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Darryl Kile facing 6-7-8
Placido Polanco moves from 3B to 2B
Craig Paquette moves from RF to 3B
J.D. Drew moves from PH to RF
b7 0-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU O. Merced D. Kile 2% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU V. Castilla D. Kile 1% 95% Lineout: SS
b7 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Kile 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 3-4-5
Octavio Dotel replaces Nelson Cruz pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R STL M. McGwire O. Dotel 2% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t8 5-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Pujols O. Dotel -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds O. Dotel 0% 98% Walk
t8 5-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL C. Paquette O. Dotel -0% 98% Popfly: 2B
t8 5-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Renteria O. Dotel -0% 97% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' T.J. Mathews facing 9-1-2
T.J. Mathews replaces Albert Pujols (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Luis Saturria replaces Darryl Kile (P) playing LF batting 9th
Glen Barker pinch hits for Octavio Dotel (P) batting 9th
b8 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Barker T. Mathews 1% 98% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-5 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Mathews 1% 99% Lineout: CF
b8 0-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo T. Mathews 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Astros' Scott Linebrink facing 8-9-1
Scott Linebrink replaces Glen Barker (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL M. Matheny S. Linebrink 0% 100% Double (Line Drive to LF-CF)
Bobby Bonilla pinch hits for Luis Saturria (LF) batting 9th
t9 5-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O STL B. Bonilla S. Linebrink -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O STL J. Drew S. Linebrink -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Matheny to 3B
t9 5-0 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O STL P. Polanco S. Linebrink -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' T.J. Mathews facing 3-4-5
Kerry Robinson replaces Bobby Bonilla (PH) playing LF batting 9th
b9 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell T. Mathews -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball)
Steve Kline replaces T.J. Mathews pitching and batting 4th
b9 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman S. Kline 1% 99% Popfly: SS
b9 1-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU R. Hidalgo S. Kline 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Chris Truby pinch hits for Orlando Merced (RF) batting 6th
b9 1-5 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Truby S. Kline 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

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  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • 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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