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Scores
Standings
TEX
@LAA
2
3
BOS
@NYY
3
4
MIN
@SEA
8
4
TOR
@TBD
6
3
CHC
@ARI
4
5
ATL
@FLA
0
9
STL
@HOU
7
3
LAD
@SFG
2
4
Tuesday, April 5, 2005, 6:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 43,567, Time of Game: 2:44
Cardinals
7
1-0
Won 1 
1st
at Astros
3
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       3  0  0   0  0  3   1  0  0    7 11  0
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  0    3  7  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Eckstein SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .200 .400 18 15 -0.018 0.41 0.021 -0.039 -0.3 1 3
Larry Walker RF 5 2 3 1 0 0 .600 1.800 19 11 0.014 0.39 0.043 -0.029 0.9 2 0 HR
   Jason Isringhausen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Albert Pujols 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .400 .800 20 12 0.020 0.52 0.048 -0.029 0.6 15 0
Scott Rolen 3B 5 2 2 0 0 1 .400 1.000 20 15 0.037 0.63 0.093 -0.057 -0.4 0 4 2B,GDP
Jim Edmonds CF 2 1 1 4 1 0 .500 2.500 18 8 0.241 0.81 0.259 -0.018 2.6 1 0 HR,SF
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 9 7 -0.050 0.39 0.001 -0.051 -0.5 3 6
Reggie Sanders LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 .333 1.833 14 7 0.082 0.42 0.097 -0.015 1.2 2 0 HR
   Julian Tavarez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Mabry RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Yadier Molina C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 18 10 -0.033 0.31 0.000 -0.033 -1.0 3 1
Chris Carpenter P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 11 8 -0.028 0.36 0.000 -0.028 -0.6 0 2
   Alberto Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   So Taguchi LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 1 1 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 11 7 2 3 .297 .893 148 94 0.263 0.47 0.562 -0.301 2.4 27 16
2B: S Rolen (1, off R Oswalt).
HR: L Walker (1, off R Springer; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Edmonds (1, off R Oswalt; 1st inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF); R Sanders (1, off R Oswalt; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SF: J Edmonds (1, off R Oswalt).
TB: L Walker 6; R Sanders 4; J Edmonds 4; S Rolen 3; A Pujols 2; M Grudzielanek; D Eckstein.
GIDP: S Rolen (1).
RBI: J Edmonds 4 (4); R Sanders 2 (2); L Walker (1).
2-out RBI: J Edmonds 3; R Sanders 2; L Walker.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Eckstein-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Everett SS 4 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 23 14 -0.111 0.89 0.003 -0.114 -1.5 1 5
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 3 3 0 0 .750 1.750 20 12 0.114 0.56 0.122 -0.008 2.9 3 6 2B,SB
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 19 10 -0.066 0.66 0.012 -0.078 -0.8 13 0 GDP
Morgan Ensberg 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 16 10 -0.085 0.80 0.000 -0.085 -1.2 0 1
Luke Scott LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 17 10 -0.039 0.52 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 1 0
   Chris Burke PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 3 2 -0.012 0.45 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Jason Lane RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .750 7 5 0.000 0.28 0.020 -0.020 -0.2 0 0 2B
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 15 7 -0.062 0.64 0.004 -0.066 -0.7 3 0
Willy Taveras CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.250 11 7 0.030 0.53 0.054 -0.024 0.4 6 0 2B
Roy Oswalt P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 7 4 -0.037 1.05 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 0 1 SH
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chad Harville P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Palmeiro PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4 3 0.002 0.03 0.002 0.000 0.2 2B
   Dan Wheeler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jose Vizcaino PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0.027 0.62 0.027 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 32 3 7 3 4 3 .219 .649 147 85 -0.239 0.63 0.244 -0.483 -1.6 27 14
2B: C Biggio (1, off A Reyes); W Taveras (1, off R King); O Palmeiro (1, off A Reyes); J Lane (1, off C Carpenter).
SH: R Oswalt (1, off C Carpenter).
TB: C Biggio 4; W Taveras 3; O Palmeiro 2; J Lane 2.
GIDP: J Bagwell (1).
RBI: C Biggio 3 (3).
2-out RBI: C Biggio 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Everett-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio (1, 3rd base off J Tavarez/Y Molina).

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
Chris Carpenter, W (1-0) 7 4 1 1 0 2 0 1.29 24 97 63 38 7 18 15 7 2 0 67 0.223 0.74 2.6
Alberto Reyes 0.2 2 2 2 1 0 0 27.00 5 21 11 5 0 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 -0.018 0.12 -1.8
Julian Tavarez 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 2 11 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.013 0.71 0.3
Ray King 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 4 12 5 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.002 0.25 -0.1
Jason Isringhausen, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2 6 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.020 1.20 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 4 3 0 3.00 37 147 85 48 9 28 19 11 3 0 67 3 0 0.236 0.63 1.6

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
Roy Oswalt, L (0-1) 6 7 6 6 1 2 2 9.00 26 106 67 42 7 18 12 11 2 0 35 -0.257 0.68 -2.9
Russ Springer 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 9.00 4 14 8 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 -0.012 0.09 -0.5
Chad Harville 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 5 13 7 5 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.002 0.04 0.5
Dan Wheeler 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 5 15 12 7 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.004 0.06 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 2 3 3 7.00 40 148 94 59 9 26 18 17 4 0 35 0 0 -0.263 0.47 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Paul Emmel, 3B - Tony Randazzo.
Time of Game: 2:44.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 12mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 David Eckstein SS 1 Adam Everett SS
2 Larry Walker RF 2 Craig Biggio 2B
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Scott Rolen 3B 4 Morgan Ensberg 3B
5 Jim Edmonds CF 5 Luke Scott LF
6 Mark Grudzielanek 2B 6 Jason Lane RF
7 Reggie Sanders LF 7 Brad Ausmus C
8 Yadier Molina C 8 Willy Taveras CF
9 Chris Carpenter P 9 Roy Oswalt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 12- 7,(3-2)  RRR STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt 25% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball); Walker Scores; Rolen Scores
t6 4-1 2 --3 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Sanders R. Oswalt 9% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball); Rolen Scores
b3 0-3 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -8% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Taveras Scores
t6 3-1 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  STL S. Rolen R. Oswalt 7% 88% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Pujols to 3B
t3 3-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO STL S. Rolen R. Oswalt -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Eckstein R. Oswalt -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  STL L. Walker R. Oswalt 2% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt -3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL S. Rolen R. Oswalt 2% 49% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Walker to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- 7,(3-2)  RRR STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt 25% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball); Walker Scores; Rolen Scores
t1 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Grudzielanek R. Oswalt -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter 2% 76% Flyball: CF
b1 0-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -2% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU J. Bagwell C. Carpenter 5% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Sanders R. Oswalt -1% 76% Flyball: LF
t2 3-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL Y. Molina R. Oswalt -1% 75% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 3-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL C. Carpenter R. Oswalt -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Scott C. Carpenter 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter -2% 77% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru LF Line)
b2 0-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter 3% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t3 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein R. Oswalt 2% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 3-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL L. Walker R. Oswalt -2% 80% Popfly: SS
t3 3-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt 2% 82% Fielder's Choice 3B; Eckstein to 2B
t3 3-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO STL S. Rolen R. Oswalt -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU W. Taveras C. Carpenter -4% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 0-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt C. Carpenter 2% 75% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Taveras to 2B
b3 0-3 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  O HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter 3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B; Taveras to 3B
b3 0-3 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -8% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive); Taveras Scores
b3 1-3 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell C. Carpenter 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 5-6-7
t4 3-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt -2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Grudzielanek R. Oswalt -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Sanders R. Oswalt 1% 71% Walk
t4 3-1 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina R. Oswalt -2% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 3% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Scott C. Carpenter 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter 1% 75% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 9-1-2
t5 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL C. Carpenter R. Oswalt -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
t5 3-1 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O STL D. Eckstein R. Oswalt -1% 72% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Walker R. Oswalt -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter 3% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU W. Taveras C. Carpenter 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Oswalt C. Carpenter 1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 3-4-5
t6 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt 3% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 3-1 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  STL S. Rolen R. Oswalt 7% 88% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Pujols to 3B
t6 3-1 0 -23 4,(2-1)  RO STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt 1% 89% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Pujols Scores; Rolen to 3B
t6 4-1 1 --3 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Grudzielanek R. Oswalt -3% 86% Lineout: 2B
t6 4-1 2 --3 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Sanders R. Oswalt 9% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball); Rolen Scores
t6 6-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina R. Oswalt -0% 94% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
b6 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter 1% 96% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
b6 1-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell C. Carpenter 0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Russ Springer facing 9-1-2
Russ Springer replaces Roy Oswalt pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL C. Carpenter R. Springer -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 6-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Eckstein R. Springer -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 6-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R STL L. Walker R. Springer 2% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t7 7-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Pujols R. Springer -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 4-5-6
b7 1-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 1-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Scott C. Carpenter 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b7 1-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Astros' Chad Harville facing 4-5-6
Chad Harville replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL S. Rolen C. Harville -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
t8 7-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL J. Edmonds C. Harville 0% 99% Walk
t8 7-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Grudzielanek C. Harville 0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive); Edmonds to 2B
t8 7-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Sanders C. Harville -0% 99% Flyball: CF; Edmonds to 3B
t8 7-1 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina C. Harville -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Cardinals' Alberto Reyes facing 7-8-9
Alberto Reyes replaces Chris Carpenter pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus A. Reyes 0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 1-7 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU W. Taveras A. Reyes 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Orlando Palmeiro pinch hits for Chad Harville (P) batting 9th
b8 1-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU O. Palmeiro A. Reyes -0% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
b8 1-7 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU A. Everett A. Reyes -0% 99% Walk
b8 1-7 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RR HOU C. Biggio A. Reyes -2% 97% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Palmeiro Scores; Everett Scores
Julian Tavarez replaces Reggie Sanders (LF) pitching and batting 7th
So Taguchi replaces Alberto Reyes (P) playing LF batting 9th
b8 3-7 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Tavarez -1% 96% Walk, Biggio Steals 3B
b8 3-7 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg J. Tavarez 3% 99% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Astros' Dan Wheeler facing 9-1-2
Dan Wheeler replaces Orlando Palmeiro (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Taguchi D. Wheeler -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t9 7-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL D. Eckstein D. Wheeler -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  STL L. Walker D. Wheeler 0% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t9 7-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL A. Pujols D. Wheeler 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive); Walker to 3B
t9 7-3 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL S. Rolen D. Wheeler -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-7, Cardinals' Ray King facing 5-6-7
Ray King replaces Julian Tavarez pitching and batting 7th
Chris Burke pinch hits for Luke Scott (LF) batting 5th
b9 3-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Burke R. King 1% 99% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b9 3-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lane R. King 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-7 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Ausmus R. King -0% 99% Walk
b9 3-7 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU W. Taveras R. King -2% 98% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Ausmus to 3B
Jason Isringhausen replaces Larry Walker (RF) pitching and batting 2nd
John Mabry replaces Ray King (P) playing RF batting 7th
Jose Vizcaino pinch hits for Dan Wheeler (P) batting 9th
b9 3-7 2 -23 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Vizcaino J. Isringhausen -3% 95% Walk
b9 3-7 2 123 1,(0-0)  O HOU A. Everett J. Isringhausen 5% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 3.

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  • 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.

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