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LAD
@ANA
1
3
PHI
@BAL
4
3
FLA
@BOS
7
11
CHC
@CHW
5
2
CIN
@CLE
1
3
ARI
@DET
5
3
 
(10)
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@KCR
13
6
MIL
@MIN
4
5
 
(10)
NYM
@NYY
3
5
SDP
@SEA
8
6
ATL
@TBD
2
0
MON
@TOR
10
2
TEX
@HOU
8
5
COL
@PIT
0
9
OAK
@SFG
5
2
Sunday, June 29, 2003, 1:05PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 38,704, Time of Game: 3:05
Rangers
8
31-49
 Won 1 
4th, 21 GB
at Astros
5
42-39
 Lost 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
W: Rosman Garcia (1-0)
L: Octavio Dotel (6-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  2  0   1  3  2    8  8  0
Astros          3  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    5  5  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Young 2B 5 2 3 0 0 0 .315 .792 15 11 0.059 0.91 0.105 -0.046 0.9 1 2
Hank Blalock 3B 3 2 0 0 2 2 .331 .927 21 11 -0.012 1.17 0.067 -0.078 -0.1 4 0 IW
Alex Rodriguez SS 4 1 1 2 1 0 .295 .934 20 14 0.323 1.24 0.355 -0.032 1.2 3 1 3B
Juan Gonzalez RF 4 1 1 2 1 1 .288 .869 24 16 -0.064 1.15 0.066 -0.130 0.8 1 0
Rafael Palmeiro 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .263 .908 22 11 0.140 0.96 0.193 -0.053 0.1 6 0 HR,IW
Kevin Mench LF 4 1 2 3 0 0 .303 .816 14 8 0.177 1.04 0.226 -0.049 2.3 0 0 HR
   Francisco Cordero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ugueth Urbina P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Todd Greene C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .212 .627 15 12 -0.089 0.87 0.000 -0.089 -1.0 9 0
Donnie Sadler CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .241 .670 10 5 -0.051 0.86 0.022 -0.073 -0.4 3 0 CS
   Rosman Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Doug Glanville CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .478 2 1 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2 0 0
Mario Ramos P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 5 5 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 1
   Victor Santos P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 5 3 -0.038 1.44 0.000 -0.038 -0.2 0 0
   Carl Everett PH-CF-LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .274 .904 12 7 -0.044 0.99 0.004 -0.048 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 8 8 8 7 8 .235 .836 165 104 0.388 1.00 1.038 -0.649 3.2 27 4
3B: A Rodriguez (2, off O Dotel).
HR: K Mench (2, off R Villone; 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); R Palmeiro (19, off R Villone; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
IBB: H Blalock (1, by K Saarloos); R Palmeiro (3, by O Dotel).
TB: K Mench 5; R Palmeiro 4; M Young 3; A Rodriguez 3; J Gonzalez.
RBI: K Mench 3 (8); A Rodriguez 2 (48); J Gonzalez 2 (52); R Palmeiro (52).
2-out RBI: J Gonzalez 2; K Mench.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Blalock.
Baserunning
CS: D Sadler (3, 2nd base by P Munro/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio CF 4 0 1 0 1 2 .271 .776 22 11 0.008 0.49 0.048 -0.041 0.3 0 0 2B
Eric Bruntlett 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 7 5 -0.038 0.64 0.000 -0.038 -0.7 3 1 SH
   Geoff Blum PH-2B 2 1 1 0 0 0 .261 .709 7 4 -0.035 0.80 0.005 -0.039 0.1 1 0 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 1 1 2 1 1 .275 .821 14 6 -0.072 0.62 0.024 -0.095 0.4 8 1 3B
Richard Hidalgo RF 4 1 1 0 1 2 .317 .951 22 12 -0.016 0.71 0.045 -0.062 -0.1 3 0 2B
Morgan Ensberg 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .309 1.039 16 7 -0.056 1.14 0.013 -0.069 -0.7 0 1
Lance Berkman LF 2 0 0 1 1 0 .281 .897 15 8 0.074 1.09 0.104 -0.030 0.7 0 0 HBP
Brad Ausmus C 2 0 0 1 2 1 .204 .545 16 6 0.062 0.97 0.094 -0.033 0.9 9 1
Adam Everett SS 3 0 0 1 1 1 .258 .711 15 7 0.026 0.91 0.068 -0.043 0.2 2 3
Ron Villone P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .143 14 10 -0.068 0.87 0.000 -0.068 -1.2 0 0
   Peter Munro P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kirk Saarloos P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ricky Stone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Orlando Merced PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .679 2 2 0.005 0.13 0.005 0.000 0.3
Team Totals 30 5 5 5 8 9 .167 .692 150 78 -0.110 0.80 0.406 -0.518 0.2 27 8
2B: C Biggio (25, off M Ramos); R Hidalgo (20, off M Ramos); G Blum (13, off F Cordero).
3B: J Bagwell (1, off F Cordero).
SH: E Bruntlett (1, off M Ramos).
HBP: L Berkman (5, by M Ramos).
TB: J Bagwell 3; R Hidalgo 2; G Blum 2; C Biggio 2; O Merced.
RBI: J Bagwell 2 (38); A Everett (19); B Ausmus (24); L Berkman (47).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell 2; L Berkman; A Everett; B Ausmus.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

Texas Rangers

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
Mario Ramos 3.1 2 3 3 7 1 0 6.23 20 75 30 18 1 11 3 8 2 0 38 -0.194 0.96 -1.8
Victor Santos 2.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.85 8 32 18 12 4 2 0 5 1 0 1 0 0.150 0.67 2.0
Rosman Garcia, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.97 3 12 7 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.090 1.17 0.5
Francisco Cordero, H (15) 1.2 3 2 2 0 3 0 3.92 8 26 20 10 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.046 0.38 -1.3
Ugueth Urbina, S (21) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.36 1 5 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.018 0.63 0.4
Team Totals 9 5 5 5 8 9 0 5.00 40 150 78 44 14 20 7 15 3 0 38 2 0 0.110 0.80 -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
Ron Villone 6 3 3 3 2 7 2 2.45 23 84 55 28 11 16 5 9 0 0 59 -0.044 0.98 0.2
Peter Munro 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.99 3 16 8 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.090 1.25 0.5
Octavio Dotel, L (6-3) 1 3 3 3 2 1 0 2.11 8 40 27 21 3 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 -0.408 1.61 -2.5
Kirk Saarloos 0.1 1 2 2 2 0 0 6.29 4 14 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.014 0.21 -1.1
Ricky Stone 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.83 3 12 9 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 3 2 -0.013 0.29 -0.4
Team Totals 9 8 8 8 7 8 2 8.00 41 166 104 66 16 22 12 14 1 0 59 3 2 -0.389 1.00 -3.2
R Villone faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Ramos (2; L Berkman).
IBB: O Dotel (2; R Palmeiro); K Saarloos (2; H Blalock).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian Knight, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Sam Holbrook.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 3-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  RR TEX A. Rodriguez O. Dotel 32% 89% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores; Blalock Scores
t7 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R TEX R. Palmeiro R. Villone 19% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t5 0-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR TEX K. Mench R. Villone 16% 33% Home Run (Fly Ball); Gonzalez Scores
b1 0-0 2 123 4,(0-2)  R HOU L. Berkman M. Ramos -9% 34% Hit By Pitch; Bagwell Scores; Hidalgo to 3B; Ensberg to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  R HOU B. Ausmus M. Ramos -8% 26% Walk; Hidalgo Scores; Ensberg to 3B; Berkman to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Ron Villone facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX M. Young R. Villone -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX H. Blalock R. Villone -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX A. Rodriguez R. Villone -1% 45% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Mario Ramos facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Ramos 2% 47% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU E. Bruntlett M. Ramos 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Ramos -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Ramos -3% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bagwell to 3B
b1 0-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Ensberg M. Ramos -1% 43% Walk
b1 0-0 2 123 4,(0-2)  R HOU L. Berkman M. Ramos -9% 34% Hit By Pitch; Bagwell Scores; Hidalgo to 3B; Ensberg to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  R HOU B. Ausmus M. Ramos -8% 26% Walk; Hidalgo Scores; Ensberg to 3B; Berkman to 2B
b1 2-0 2 123 4,(3-0)  R HOU A. Everett M. Ramos -7% 19% Walk; Ensberg Scores; Berkman to 3B; Ausmus to 2B
b1 3-0 2 123 6,(2-2)  O HOU R. Villone M. Ramos 4% 23% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez R. Villone -2% 21% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX R. Palmeiro R. Villone -1% 19% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O TEX K. Mench R. Villone -1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Mario Ramos facing 1-2-3
b2 3-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio M. Ramos -2% 16% Walk
b2 3-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU E. Bruntlett M. Ramos 2% 18% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Ramos 2% 20% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo M. Ramos -1% 19% Walk; Biggio to 2B
b2 3-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Ensberg M. Ramos 2% 21% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX T. Greene R. Villone -2% 19% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX D. Sadler R. Villone -1% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O TEX M. Ramos R. Villone -1% 16% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Mario Ramos facing 6-7-8
b3 3-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Ramos 1% 18% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b3 3-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Ausmus M. Ramos -1% 16% Walk
b3 3-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU A. Everett M. Ramos 1% 18% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b3 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Villone M. Ramos 1% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX M. Young R. Villone -2% 17% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX H. Blalock R. Villone -2% 15% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX A. Rodriguez R. Villone -1% 14% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Rangers' Mario Ramos facing 1-2-3
b4 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio M. Ramos -3% 11% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b4 3-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU E. Bruntlett M. Ramos 0% 12% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Biggio to 3B
Victor Santos replaces Mario Ramos pitching and batting 9th
b4 3-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  OO HOU J. Bagwell V. Santos 5% 17% Line Drive Double Play: 3B unassisted; Biggio out at 3B/3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX J. Gonzalez R. Villone 4% 21% Walk
t5 0-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O TEX R. Palmeiro R. Villone -4% 17% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR TEX K. Mench R. Villone 16% 33% Home Run (Fly Ball); Gonzalez Scores
t5 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX T. Greene R. Villone -2% 31% Popfly: 2B
t5 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX D. Sadler R. Villone -2% 29% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Rangers' Victor Santos facing 4-5-6
b5 3-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo V. Santos 2% 32% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b5 3-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg V. Santos 2% 33% Flyball: CF
b5 3-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman V. Santos -1% 32% Walk
b5 3-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus V. Santos 2% 34% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 9-1-2
t6 2-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX V. Santos R. Villone -4% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX M. Young R. Villone 4% 35% Single to C/Bunt
t6 2-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX H. Blalock R. Villone -5% 30% Flyball: RF
t6 2-3 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  TEX A. Rodriguez R. Villone 3% 33% Walk; Young to 2B
t6 2-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O TEX J. Gonzalez R. Villone -7% 26% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Rangers' Victor Santos facing 8-9-1
b6 3-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU A. Everett V. Santos 2% 28% Flyball: RF
b6 3-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Villone V. Santos 2% 30% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio V. Santos 1% 31% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Ron Villone facing 5-6-7
t7 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R TEX R. Palmeiro R. Villone 19% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball)
Peter Munro replaces Ron Villone pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TEX K. Mench P. Munro -4% 46% Flyball: RF
t7 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX T. Greene P. Munro -3% 43% Flyball: RF
t7 3-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  TEX D. Sadler P. Munro 2% 45% Walk
Carl Everett pinch hits for Victor Santos (P) batting 9th
t7 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX C. Everett P. Munro -4% 41% Sadler Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Rangers' Rosman Garcia facing 2-3-4
Rosman Garcia replaces Donnie Sadler (CF) pitching and batting 8th
Carl Everett moves from PH to CF
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Eric Bruntlett (2B) batting 2nd
b7 3-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU G. Blum R. Garcia 4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Garcia 3% 48% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Garcia 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 9-1-2
Octavio Dotel replaces Peter Munro pitching and batting 9th
Geoff Blum moves from PH to 2B
t8 3-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX C. Everett O. Dotel -5% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  TEX M. Young O. Dotel 5% 50% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t8 3-3 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  TEX H. Blalock O. Dotel 7% 57% Walk; Young to 2B
t8 3-3 1 12- 4,(0-2)  RR TEX A. Rodriguez O. Dotel 32% 89% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores; Blalock Scores
t8 5-3 1 --3 10,(3-2)  O TEX J. Gonzalez O. Dotel -4% 85% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
t8 5-3 2 --3 4,(3-0)  TEX R. Palmeiro O. Dotel 1% 86% Intentional Walk
t8 5-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R TEX K. Mench O. Dotel 6% 92% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Rodriguez Scores; Palmeiro to 2B
t8 6-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O TEX T. Greene O. Dotel -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 6, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-6, Rangers' Francisco Cordero facing 5-6-7
Francisco Cordero replaces Kevin Mench (LF) pitching and batting 6th
Carl Everett moves from CF to LF
Doug Glanville replaces Rosman Garcia (P) playing CF batting 8th
b8 3-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Ensberg F. Cordero 3% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman F. Cordero 2% 96% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b8 3-6 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Cordero 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-3, Astros' Kirk Saarloos facing 8-9-1
Kirk Saarloos replaces Octavio Dotel pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX D. Glanville K. Saarloos -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  TEX C. Everett K. Saarloos 0% 96% Walk
t9 6-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  TEX M. Young K. Saarloos 1% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Everett to 3B; Young to 2B/Adv on throw
t9 6-3 1 -23 4,(3-0)  TEX H. Blalock K. Saarloos 0% 98% Intentional Walk
Ricky Stone replaces Kirk Saarloos pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-3 1 123 2,(1-0)  O TEX A. Rodriguez R. Stone -1% 97% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Young to 3B; Blalock to 2B; Rodriguez to 1B
t9 6-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  RR TEX J. Gonzalez R. Stone 3% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Young Scores; Blalock Scores; Rodriguez to 2B
t9 8-3 2 12- 7,(2-2)  O TEX R. Palmeiro R. Stone -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-8, Rangers' Francisco Cordero facing 8-9-1
b9 3-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU A. Everett F. Cordero 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Ricky Stone (P) batting 9th
b9 3-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU O. Merced F. Cordero -1% 99% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b9 3-8 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio F. Cordero 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-8 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU G. Blum F. Cordero -0% 99% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru LF Line); Merced to 3B
b9 3-8 2 -23 1,(0-0)  RR HOU J. Bagwell F. Cordero -1% 98% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Merced Scores; Blum Scores
Ugueth Urbina replaces Francisco Cordero pitching and batting 6th
b9 5-8 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo U. Urbina 2% 100% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Astros 5.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

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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