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Friday, April 29, 2005, 7:05PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 41,232, Time of Game: 2:47
Cubs
3
12-10
 Won 2 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Astros
2
8-13
 Lost 6 
5th, 7 GB
W: Greg Maddux (1-1)
L: Roger Clemens (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  2  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    3 10  0
Astros          1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Hairston 2B 4 0 1 0 1 1 .273 .748 23 15 -0.124 1.29 0.041 -0.165 -1.3 4 4 CS
Neifi Perez SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .369 .966 12 8 -0.101 0.98 0.000 -0.101 -1.0 1 2
Corey Patterson CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .286 .763 16 13 -0.084 0.82 0.000 -0.084 -0.8 2 0
Derrek Lee 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .427 1.293 17 7 0.048 0.77 0.084 -0.035 0.5 7 0 2B
Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .253 .840 11 7 -0.020 1.15 0.061 -0.081 -0.1 0 4
Jeromy Burnitz RF 4 1 3 2 0 0 .294 .914 19 13 0.302 1.44 0.340 -0.038 2.1 3 0 HR,2B
Todd Hollandsworth LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .250 .724 15 10 0.116 1.28 0.183 -0.067 1.5 1 0 2·2B
Michael Barrett C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .627 9 7 -0.109 1.05 0.000 -0.109 -1.3 9 0 SH
Greg Maddux P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .222 2 2 -0.102 1.28 0.000 -0.102 -1.0 0 1
   Jason Dubois PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .320 1.050 1 1 0.027 0.51 0.027 0.000 0.2 2B
   Michael Wuertz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Will Ohman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roberto Novoa P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ben Grieve PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 5 3 -0.051 1.19 0.000 -0.051 -0.6
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 2 4 .294 .863 130 86 -0.098 1.10 0.736 -0.833 -1.6 27 11
2B: T Hollandsworth 2 (4, 1 off D Wheeler, 1 off R Clemens); J Burnitz (6, off R Clemens); D Lee (9, off R Springer); J Dubois (3, off R Clemens).
HR: J Burnitz (5, off R Clemens; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: M Barrett (1, off D Wheeler).
TB: J Burnitz 7; T Hollandsworth 4; D Lee 2; J Dubois 2; A Ramirez 2; J Hairston.
RBI: J Burnitz 2 (16); T Hollandsworth (6).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Perez-J Hairston-D Lee.
Baserunning
CS: J Hairston (2, 2nd base by R Clemens POCS).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willy Taveras CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .268 .709 22 13 -0.168 1.58 0.050 -0.218 -0.9 3 1 SB
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .803 12 7 -0.163 1.56 0.000 -0.163 -1.3 2 2
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 .236 .758 17 9 0.053 1.41 0.138 -0.086 0.8 11 1 HR
Mike Lamb LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 .212 .740 15 9 0.164 1.33 0.204 -0.040 1.4 1 0 2B
Jason Lane RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .298 .893 16 12 -0.205 1.66 0.000 -0.205 -1.6 3 0
Morgan Ensberg 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .258 .741 20 10 0.035 1.35 0.089 -0.055 -0.1 0 0
Eric Bruntlett SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 10 6 -0.131 1.27 0.000 -0.131 -1.0 0 6 GDP
   Jose Vizcaino PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .896 2 1 -0.123 4.73 0.000 -0.123 -0.4 1 0
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 1 0 0 1 .204 .523 9 8 -0.041 1.13 0.028 -0.069 -0.1 6 0
   Orlando Palmeiro PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .853 6 6 -0.090 3.50 0.000 -0.090 -0.2
Roger Clemens P 2 0 2 0 0 0 .300 .600 6 5 0.086 0.92 0.086 0.000 0.8 0 1
   Luke Scott PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154 .455 7 3 0.054 1.42 0.054 0.000 0.3
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dan Wheeler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Chris Burke PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .551 2 1 -0.067 2.67 0.000 -0.067 -0.2
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 4 7 .212 .631 144 90 -0.596 1.58 0.649 -1.247 -2.6 27 12
2B: M Lamb (3, off G Maddux).
HR: J Bagwell (3, off G Maddux; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Bagwell 4; R Clemens 2; M Lamb 2; M Ensberg; W Taveras; B Ausmus.
GIDP: E Bruntlett (1).
RBI: M Lamb (4); J Bagwell (12).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: W Taveras (D Lee at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: W Taveras (7, 2nd base off G Maddux/M Barrett).

Chicago Cubs

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
Greg Maddux, W (1-1) 6 7 2 2 1 3 1 4.20 25 87 55 33 6 16 14 7 1 0 52 0.139 1.14 1.1
Michael Wuertz, H (3) 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.38 5 24 15 7 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.173 2.04 0.8
Will Ohman 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.070 1.87 -0.3
Roberto Novoa, H (1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.40 3 14 8 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.149 3.50 0.5
LaTroy Hawkins, S (4) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60 3 13 10 6 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.204 2.67 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 4 7 1 2.00 37 144 90 52 18 20 15 11 2 0 52 1 0 0.595 1.58 2.6
W Ohman faced 1 batter in the 8th 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
Roger Clemens, L (1-1) 7 7 3 3 2 4 1 1.03 29 98 66 49 6 11 8 15 4 0 53 0.003 1.13 0.6
Russ Springer 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.89 4 17 9 8 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.053 1.06 0.5
Dan Wheeler 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.64 4 15 11 8 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.039 0.96 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 4 1 3.00 37 130 86 65 7 14 11 20 6 0 53 0 0 0.095 1.10 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Clemens (1; J Hairston, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rob Drake, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Marty Foster.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 9mph out to Leftfield.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  R CHC J. Burnitz R. Clemens 19% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t2 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHC T. Hollandsworth R. Clemens 14% 73% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Ramirez Scores; Burnitz to 3B
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R HOU M. Lamb G. Maddux -13% 28% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Taveras Scores; Bagwell to 3B
b8 2-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Vizcaino R. Novoa 12% 84% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell G. Maddux -12% 44% 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, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Hairston R. Clemens -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC N. Perez R. Clemens -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC C. Patterson R. Clemens -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU W. Taveras G. Maddux -3% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio G. Maddux 3% 45% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell G. Maddux -2% 43% Taveras Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell G. Maddux -2% 41% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R HOU M. Lamb G. Maddux -13% 28% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Taveras Scores; Bagwell to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Lane G. Maddux 7% 35% Fielder's Choice P; Bagwell out at Hm/P-3B-C; Lamb to 3B; Lane to 1B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg G. Maddux 4% 40% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC D. Lee R. Clemens 4% 44% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC A. Ramirez R. Clemens 6% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lee to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHC J. Burnitz R. Clemens 10% 59% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Lee Scores; Ramirez to 2B
t2 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R CHC T. Hollandsworth R. Clemens 14% 73% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Ramirez Scores; Burnitz to 3B
t2 2-1 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Barrett R. Clemens -5% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-1 1 -23 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Maddux R. Clemens -7% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 2-1 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O CHC J. Hairston R. Clemens -5% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU E. Bruntlett G. Maddux 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus G. Maddux -3% 56% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b2 1-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU R. Clemens G. Maddux -7% 48% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru LF Line); Ausmus to 3B
b2 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU W. Taveras G. Maddux 8% 56% Fielder's Choice 3B; Ausmus out at Hm/3B-C; Clemens to 2B; Taveras to 1B
b2 1-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O HOU C. Biggio G. Maddux 5% 61% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC N. Perez R. Clemens -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 2-1 1 --- 6,(0-2)  O CHC C. Patterson R. Clemens -2% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Lee R. Clemens -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 3-4-5
b3 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell G. Maddux -12% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b3 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Lamb G. Maddux 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lane G. Maddux 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Ensberg G. Maddux 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 5-6-7
t4 2-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Clemens -3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 2-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC J. Burnitz R. Clemens 5% 52% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t4 2-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHC T. Hollandsworth R. Clemens -4% 48% Flyball: CF
t4 2-2 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Barrett R. Clemens -4% 44% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 7-8-9
b4 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU E. Bruntlett G. Maddux 3% 47% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b4 2-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus G. Maddux 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Clemens G. Maddux -1% 47% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b4 2-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU W. Taveras G. Maddux 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Maddux R. Clemens -3% 47% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t5 2-2 1 --- 7,(1-2)  CHC J. Hairston R. Clemens 3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-1)  O CHC N. Perez R. Clemens -5% 45% Hairston Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-1B)
t5 2-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC N. Perez R. Clemens -1% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 2-3-4
b5 2-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio G. Maddux 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b5 2-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell G. Maddux 2% 48% Flyball: RF
b5 2-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Lamb G. Maddux 2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC C. Patterson R. Clemens -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC D. Lee R. Clemens -2% 44% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t6 2-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Clemens -2% 42% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Greg Maddux facing 5-6-7
b6 2-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lane G. Maddux 3% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Ensberg G. Maddux -4% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 2-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU E. Bruntlett G. Maddux 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Roger Clemens facing 6-7-8
t7 2-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  R CHC J. Burnitz R. Clemens 19% 69% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t7 3-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC T. Hollandsworth R. Clemens -3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Barrett R. Clemens -2% 65% Lineout: 2B
Jason Dubois pinch hits for Greg Maddux (P) batting 9th
t7 3-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Dubois R. Clemens 3% 68% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru LF Line)
t7 3-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  CHC J. Hairston R. Clemens 1% 68% Walk
t7 3-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC N. Perez R. Clemens -5% 64% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Michael Wuertz facing 8-9-1
Michael Wuertz replaces Jason Dubois (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Wuertz 5% 69% Strikeout Swinging
Luke Scott pinch hits for Roger Clemens (P) batting 9th
b7 2-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU L. Scott M. Wuertz -5% 63% Walk
b7 2-3 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU W. Taveras M. Wuertz 6% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Wuertz 5% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Russ Springer facing 3-4-5
Russ Springer replaces Luke Scott (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC C. Patterson R. Springer -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC D. Lee R. Springer 4% 77% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t8 3-2 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez R. Springer -4% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lee out at Hm/CF-C; Ramirez to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 3-2 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Burnitz R. Springer -4% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Michael Wuertz facing 3-4-5
b8 2-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Wuertz 6% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
Will Ohman replaces Michael Wuertz pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Lamb W. Ohman -7% 69% Walk
Roberto Novoa replaces Will Ohman pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lane R. Novoa 8% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-3 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Ensberg R. Novoa -5% 71% Walk; Lamb to 2B
Jose Vizcaino pinch hits for Eric Bruntlett (SS) batting 7th
b8 2-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Vizcaino R. Novoa 12% 84% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Dan Wheeler facing 7-8-9
Dan Wheeler replaces Russ Springer pitching and batting 9th
Jose Vizcaino moves from PH to SS
t9 3-2 0 --- 6,(1-2)  CHC T. Hollandsworth D. Wheeler 5% 88% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t9 3-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Barrett D. Wheeler -0% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hollandsworth to 3B
Ben Grieve pinch hits for Roberto Novoa (P) batting 9th
t9 3-2 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O CHC B. Grieve D. Wheeler -5% 83% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
t9 3-2 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Hairston D. Wheeler -3% 80% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' LaTroy Hawkins facing 8-9-1
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Ben Grieve (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Orlando Palmeiro pinch hits for Brad Ausmus (C) batting 8th
b9 2-3 0 --- 6,(0-2)  O HOU O. Palmeiro L. Hawkins 9% 89% Strikeout Swinging
Chris Burke pinch hits for Dan Wheeler (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Burke L. Hawkins 7% 95% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b9 2-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU W. Taveras L. Hawkins 5% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 2.

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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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