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ARI
@BOS
0
5
SFG
@CLE
4
1
STL
@DET
7
8
COL
@KCR
2
4
PHI
@OAK
4
0
CIN
@TOR
6
5
 
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MIL
@ATL
2
4
BAL
@CHC
4
7
TBR
@FLA
15
3
TEX
@HOU
3
2
CHW
@LAD
0
5
SEA
@NYM
2
8
NYY
@PIT
10
0
MIN
@SDP
9
3
LAA
@WSN
4
5
Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 7:05PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 32,567, Time of Game: 2:53
Rangers
3
40-39
 Won 1 
3rd, 8 GB
at Astros
2
36-42
 Lost 1 
5th, 13 GB
W: Luis Mendoza (1-2)
L: Roy Oswalt (6-8)
S: C.J. Wilson (16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         1  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    3  8  2
Astros          0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2 10  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ian Kinsler 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .306 .361 .506 .867 14 8 0.029 1.09 0.120 -0.091 0.3 3 3 3B
Ramon Vazquez 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .325 .394 .521 .914 13 9 -0.111 1.24 0.000 -0.111 -1.0 0 0 SF
Michael Young SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .334 .397 .732 16 10 -0.025 0.84 0.038 -0.063 -0.2 1 9
David Murphy RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .303 .447 .750 11 10 -0.090 0.93 0.000 -0.090 -0.9 3 0
Marlon Byrd CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .248 .336 .384 .720 19 15 -0.083 0.84 0.000 -0.083 -0.8 2 0
Frank Catalanotto 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .281 .358 .401 .759 14 9 -0.030 0.73 0.040 -0.069 -0.3 11 1 CS
Max Ramirez C 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .286 .286 .714 1.000 20 11 0.211 0.84 0.258 -0.047 1.4 5 0 HR
Brandon Boggs LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .335 .448 .783 13 9 0.005 0.56 0.047 -0.041 -0.0 1 0 2B
Scott Feldman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 2 -0.026 1.03 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 0
   German Duran PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .216 .280 .351 .632 4 3 -0.024 0.94 0.000 -0.024 -0.2
   Luis Mendoza P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 2 0.052 1.35 0.052 0.000 0.5 1 0 SH
   Eddie Guardado P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   C.J. Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 0 7 35 .242 .235 .424 .660 130 88 -0.092 0.90 0.555 -0.645 -1.5 27 13
2B: B Boggs (10, off R Oswalt).
3B: I Kinsler (3, off R Oswalt).
HR: M Ramirez (1, off R Oswalt, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF).
SF: R Vazquez (3, off R Oswalt).
SH: L Mendoza (1, off R Oswalt).
TB: M Ramirez 5; I Kinsler 4; B Boggs 2; F Catalanotto 2; M Young.
RBI: M Ramirez 2 (2); R Vazquez (27).
2-out RBI: M Ramirez 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Catalanotto-M Young; I Kinsler-F Catalanotto.
E: L Mendoza (1); R Vazquez (8).
Baserunning
CS: F Catalanotto (1, 2nd base by C Sampson/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .230 .286 .313 .599 23 14 0.195 2.18 0.297 -0.102 1.9 3 0 HR,SB
Mark Loretta 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .256 .331 .364 .695 30 23 -0.044 2.52 0.101 -0.145 -0.7 3 4
Miguel Tejada SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .290 .329 .459 .789 17 12 -0.361 3.38 0.038 -0.399 -1.1 0 0 SB
Lance Berkman 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .360 .443 .701 1.145 13 7 -0.038 1.45 0.072 -0.110 -0.1 6 2 2·2B
Carlos Lee LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .276 .321 .528 .848 18 8 0.057 1.71 0.135 -0.078 -0.1 1 0 2B,IW
   Reggie Abercrombie PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .633 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hunter Pence RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .307 .444 .751 18 10 -0.349 2.35 0.000 -0.349 -2.0 3 0
Ty Wigginton 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .272 .373 .424 .797 14 8 0.226 1.69 0.285 -0.059 0.6 0 0 2B
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214 .250 .291 .541 24 15 -0.287 1.90 0.000 -0.287 -1.5 8 1
Roy Oswalt P 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .242 .242 .242 .485 10 6 0.030 0.51 0.030 0.000 0.2 3 2
   Darin Erstad PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .299 .348 .449 .796 3 2 0.114 2.25 0.114 0.000 0.5
   Chris Sampson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .105 .105 .211 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230 .258 .357 .615 6 5 -0.137 4.89 0.000 -0.137 -0.4
Team Totals 36 2 10 2 3 5 39 .278 .333 .472 .806 176 110 -0.594 2.18 1.072 -1.666 -2.5 27 9
2B: L Berkman 2 (26, 1 off L Mendoza, 1 off S Feldman); C Lee (22, off E Guardado); T Wigginton (11, off C Wilson).
HR: M Bourn (4, off S Feldman, 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: C Lee (3, by S Feldman).
TB: M Bourn 5; L Berkman 4; R Oswalt 2; C Lee 2; T Wigginton 2; D Erstad; M Tejada.
RBI: M Bourn 2 (15).
2-out RBI: M Bourn 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Ausmus-M Loretta.
Baserunning
SB: M Tejada (6, 2nd base off S Feldman/M Ramirez); M Bourn (29, 3rd base off S Feldman/M Ramirez).
Pickoffs: D Erstad (1st base by L Mendoza).

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
Scott Feldman 4 6 2 2 2 2 1 4.60 19 99 60 42 4 14 7 8 1 0 42 -0.015 1.20 -0.0
Luis Mendoza, W (1-2) 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.74 11 38 25 17 3 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 0.269 1.80 1.5
Eddie Guardado, H (13) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.42 3 14 8 5 0 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0.140 2.61 0.5
C.J. Wilson, S (16) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.73 6 25 17 8 5 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.198 5.86 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 3 5 1 2.00 39 176 110 72 12 26 17 14 3 0 42 0 0 0.592 2.18 2.4

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 (6-8) 7 7 3 3 0 5 1 4.77 29 108 74 41 8 25 10 14 3 0 56 0.005 0.94 0.5
Chris Sampson 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.29 6 22 14 7 2 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.088 0.67 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 0 7 1 3.00 35 130 88 48 10 30 12 16 4 0 56 0 0 0.093 0.90 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Feldman (1; C Lee).
Pickoffs: L Mendoza (0; D Erstad, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - James Hoye, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Gerry Davis.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 32,567.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Texas Rangers         Houston Astros
1 Ian Kinsler 2B 1 Michael Bourn CF
2 Ramon Vazquez 3B 2 Mark Loretta 2B
3 Michael Young SS 3 Miguel Tejada SS
4 David Murphy RF 4 Lance Berkman 1B
5 Marlon Byrd CF 5 Carlos Lee LF
6 Frank Catalanotto 1B 6 Hunter Pence RF
7 Max Ramirez C 7 Ty Wigginton 3B
8 Brandon Boggs LF 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Scott Feldman P 9 Roy Oswalt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada C. Wilson 27% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t4 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  RR TEX M. Ramirez R. Oswalt 25% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Catalanotto Scores
b9 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Wigginton C. Wilson -24% 56% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR HOU M. Bourn S. Feldman -21% 38% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Oswalt Scores
b8 2-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  OO HOU H. Pence E. Guardado 20% 84% Line Drive Double Play: 1B (2B-1B); Abercrombie out at 2B/1B-SS

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' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX I. Kinsler R. Oswalt 9% 59% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 --3 1,(0-0)  RO TEX R. Vazquez R. Oswalt -1% 58% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Kinsler Scores
t1 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX M. Young R. Oswalt -1% 57% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX D. Murphy R. Oswalt -1% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Scott Feldman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU M. Bourn S. Feldman -4% 52% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta S. Feldman 4% 55% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Tejada S. Feldman -4% 51% Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Bourn to 2B
b1 0-1 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman S. Feldman 3% 54% Strikeout Swinging, Bourn Steals 3B, Tejada Steals 2B
b1 0-1 2 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Lee S. Feldman -2% 53% Intentional Walk
b1 0-1 2 123 3,(1-1)  O HOU H. Pence S. Feldman 8% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O TEX M. Byrd R. Oswalt -2% 59% Lineout: 2B
t2 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX F. Catalanotto R. Oswalt -1% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX M. Ramirez R. Oswalt 1% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX B. Boggs R. Oswalt -2% 56% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Rangers' Scott Feldman facing 7-8-9
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Wigginton S. Feldman -4% 52% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- 9,(3-2)  OO HOU B. Ausmus S. Feldman 8% 60% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Wigginton out at 1B/2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU R. Oswalt S. Feldman -1% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR HOU M. Bourn S. Feldman -21% 38% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Oswalt Scores
b2 2-1 2 --- 14,(3-2)  O HOU M. Loretta S. Feldman 1% 39% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX S. Feldman R. Oswalt -3% 36% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  TEX I. Kinsler R. Oswalt 3% 39% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
t3 1-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O TEX R. Vazquez R. Oswalt -3% 36% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t3 1-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O TEX M. Young R. Oswalt -3% 33% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Rangers' Scott Feldman facing 3-4-5
b3 2-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Tejada S. Feldman 2% 35% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b3 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Berkman S. Feldman -4% 31% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b3 2-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Lee S. Feldman 3% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B; Berkman to 3B
b3 2-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O HOU H. Pence S. Feldman 4% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX D. Murphy R. Oswalt -3% 34% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX M. Byrd R. Oswalt -2% 32% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX F. Catalanotto R. Oswalt 2% 34% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  RR TEX M. Ramirez R. Oswalt 25% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Catalanotto Scores
t4 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX B. Boggs R. Oswalt -1% 58% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Scott Feldman facing 7-8-9
b4 2-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton S. Feldman 3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 2-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus S. Feldman 2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 2-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU R. Oswalt S. Feldman -2% 61% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep 1B)
b4 2-3 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn S. Feldman 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 9-1-2
German Duran pinch hits for Scott Feldman (P) batting 9th
t5 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX G. Duran R. Oswalt -2% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t5 3-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler R. Oswalt -2% 60% Bunt Popfly: C (Short 1B Line)
t5 3-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX R. Vazquez R. Oswalt -1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Luis Mendoza facing 2-3-4
Luis Mendoza replaces German Duran (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Loretta L. Mendoza 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Tejada L. Mendoza 2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 2-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU L. Berkman L. Mendoza -3% 61% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 2-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee L. Mendoza 5% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 3-4-5
t6 3-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX M. Young R. Oswalt 4% 70% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t6 3-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX D. Murphy R. Oswalt -4% 67% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t6 3-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Byrd R. Oswalt -3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O TEX F. Catalanotto R. Oswalt -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Luis Mendoza facing 6-7-8
b6 2-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence L. Mendoza 4% 65% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Wigginton L. Mendoza 3% 68% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 2-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus L. Mendoza 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 7-8-9
t7 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX M. Ramirez R. Oswalt -2% 67% Flyball: CF
t7 3-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX B. Boggs R. Oswalt 5% 72% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t7 3-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  TEX L. Mendoza R. Oswalt 5% 77% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Boggs to 3B; Mendoza to 1B
t7 3-2 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler R. Oswalt -7% 70% Foul Popfly: 1B (Behind Home)
t7 3-2 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O TEX R. Vazquez R. Oswalt -6% 64% Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Luis Mendoza facing 9-1-2
Darin Erstad pinch hits for Roy Oswalt (P) batting 9th
b7 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU D. Erstad L. Mendoza -8% 57% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 2-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Bourn L. Mendoza 7% 64% Bunt Popfly: P (Front of Home)
b7 2-3 1 1-- 1,(1-0)  HOU M. Loretta L. Mendoza -4% 60% Erstad Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Erstad to 2B
b7 2-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Loretta L. Mendoza 7% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B; Erstad to 3B
b7 2-3 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada L. Mendoza 8% 75% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 3-4-5
Chris Sampson replaces Darin Erstad (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Young C. Sampson -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX D. Murphy C. Sampson -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX M. Byrd C. Sampson -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Eddie Guardado facing 4-5-6
Eddie Guardado replaces Luis Mendoza pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Berkman E. Guardado 6% 76% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b8 2-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU C. Lee E. Guardado -12% 64% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
Reggie Abercrombie pinch runs for Carlos Lee (LF) batting 5th
b8 2-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  OO HOU H. Pence E. Guardado 20% 84% Line Drive Double Play: 1B (2B-1B); Abercrombie out at 2B/1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 6-7-8
Reggie Abercrombie moves from PR to LF
t9 3-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  TEX F. Catalanotto C. Sampson 2% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t9 3-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO TEX M. Ramirez C. Sampson -5% 81% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Catalanotto Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 3-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX B. Boggs C. Sampson -1% 80% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' C.J. Wilson facing 7-8-9
C.J. Wilson replaces Eddie Guardado pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Wigginton C. Wilson -24% 56% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b9 2-3 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Wilson 16% 72% Flyball: RF
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Chris Sampson (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  O HOU G. Blum C. Wilson 14% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Bourn C. Wilson -3% 83% Walk
b9 2-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Loretta C. Wilson -10% 73% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Wigginton to 3B; Bourn to 2B; Loretta to 1B
b9 2-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada C. Wilson 27% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Rangers 3, Astros 2.

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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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