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CHW
@LAA
2
3
TBR
@BOS
1
3
TBR
@BOS
0
4
KCR
@CLE
7
0
TOR
@DET
2
7
OAK
@MIN
0
8
BAL
@NYY
3
13
SEA
@TEX
2
7
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@TEX
5
0
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@ARI
5
3
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@CHC
2
5
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@FLA
7
2
PIT
@HOU
2
1
NYM
@PHI
4
5
NYM
@PHI
0
1
COL
@SDP
3
7
LAD
@SFG
2
7
ATL
@STL
9
2
Sunday, September 13, 2009, 1:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 34,405, Time of Game: 2:29
Pirates
2
55-86
 Won 1 
6th, 27½ GB
at Astros
1
70-73
 Lost 1 
3rd, 13½ GB
W: Paul Maholm (8-8)
S: Matt Capps (25)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  9  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  8  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Andrew McCutchen CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .270 .806 11 8 -0.070 1.08 0.060 -0.130 -0.6 3 0 2B
Andy LaRoche 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .246 .697 17 9 -0.070 1.17 0.024 -0.094 -0.7 1 2
Garrett Jones 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 .304 .968 21 13 -0.005 0.95 0.069 -0.074 -0.0 12 0
Ryan Doumit C 4 1 2 1 0 1 .239 .693 15 10 0.113 0.87 0.159 -0.046 0.9 2 0 HR
Brandon Moss RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .244 .687 17 11 -0.030 0.93 0.036 -0.065 -0.4 2 0
Lastings Milledge LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .287 .705 15 9 -0.002 0.91 0.054 -0.056 -0.0 1 1
Ronny Cedeno SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .216 .617 15 11 -0.043 0.97 0.037 -0.080 -0.7 2 6
Ramon Vazquez 2B 3 0 1 0 1 2 .247 .653 14 7 -0.010 0.93 0.062 -0.071 -0.2 4 3
Paul Maholm P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .073 .266 11 7 -0.051 1.29 0.003 -0.053 -0.6 0 4 SH
   Delwyn Young PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .710 5 3 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Matt Capps P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 2 9 .273 .708 141 88 -0.172 0.98 0.504 -0.673 -2.4 27 17
2B: A McCutchen (22, off F Paulino).
HR: R Doumit (9, off T Byrdak; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
SH: P Maholm (6, off D Brocail).
TB: R Doumit 5; A McCutchen 2; B Moss; R Cedeno; A LaRoche; L Milledge; R Vazquez; G Jones.
RBI: G Jones (39); R Doumit (29).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. A LaRoche-R Vazquez-G Jones 2; M Capps-R Cedeno-G Jones.
Outfield Assists: L Milledge (H Quintero at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: G Jones (1st base by F Paulino).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 .293 .765 19 12 0.017 1.17 0.089 -0.072 0.3 3 0 2B,SB
Kazuo Matsui 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .251 .638 14 10 -0.054 1.66 0.063 -0.117 -0.5 1 2
   Jeff Fulchino P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lance Berkman 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .275 .914 11 6 -0.011 1.85 0.108 -0.119 0.1 8 0 HR
Carlos Lee LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .305 .854 12 8 -0.006 2.15 0.134 -0.140 -0.6 1 0
   Tommy Manzella PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Miguel Tejada SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 .301 .766 9 8 -0.017 2.42 0.132 -0.149 0.2 1 1
Hunter Pence RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .834 9 7 -0.409 2.67 0.000 -0.409 -1.6 3 0 2·GDP
Chris Johnson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .154 10 7 -0.082 1.10 0.000 -0.082 -0.5 1 2
Humberto Quintero C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .650 4 4 -0.084 1.58 0.000 -0.084 -0.6 9 0
   Jeff Keppinger PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .715 1 1 0.078 1.69 0.078 0.000 0.4 0 2
Felipe Paulino P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .100 3 3 -0.019 0.77 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 1
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242 .767 7 3 0.064 1.57 0.064 0.000 0.4
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Samuel Gervacio P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .705 5 2 -0.148 3.04 0.000 -0.148 -0.8 GDP
   Chris Coste C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 8 1 2 2 .258 .690 104 71 -0.671 1.83 0.668 -1.339 -3.4 27 10
2B: M Bourn (26, off P Maholm).
HR: L Berkman (21, off M Capps; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
TB: L Berkman 4; M Bourn 2; M Tejada 2; C Lee; J Keppinger; K Matsui; H Quintero.
GIDP: H Pence 2 (23); G Blum (9).
RBI: L Berkman (72).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: M Bourn (54, 2nd base off P Maholm/R Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Paul Maholm, W (8-8) 8 6 0 0 2 2 0 4.51 29 95 64 38 6 20 15 10 3 0 70 0.582 1.57 3.9
Matt Capps, S (25) 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.96 4 9 7 4 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.088 3.81 -0.5
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 33 104 71 42 7 22 16 13 4 0 70 0 0 0.670 1.83 3.4

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
Felipe Paulino, L (2-9) 5 6 1 1 1 7 0 6.06 21 95 58 26 17 15 4 9 5 0 57 0.137 1.08 1.4
Wesley Wright 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.35 3 5 5 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.054 0.71 0.5
Doug Brocail 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.86 3 10 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.093 1.42 -0.9
Samuel Gervacio 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.69 2 7 6 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.148 1.91 1.4
Tim Byrdak 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.87 4 15 10 6 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 -0.090 0.54 -0.5
Jeff Fulchino 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.33 3 9 6 5 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.017 0.26 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 9 1 2.00 36 141 88 42 21 25 11 14 6 0 57 2 0 0.173 0.98 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Paulino (2; G Jones, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Miller, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU H. Pence M. Capps 21% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b7 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU H. Pence P. Maholm 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b8 0-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO HOU G. Blum P. Maholm 15% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Lee M. Capps -13% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t8 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R PIT R. Doumit T. Byrdak 13% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Felipe Paulino facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. McCutchen F. Paulino 6% 56% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche F. Paulino -1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCutchen to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R PIT G. Jones F. Paulino 6% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); McCutchen Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT R. Doumit F. Paulino 3% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive); Jones to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O PIT B. Moss F. Paulino -4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O PIT L. Milledge F. Paulino -4% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Bourn P. Maholm -4% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU K. Matsui P. Maholm 4% 55% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU L. Berkman P. Maholm -2% 54% Bourn Steals 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman P. Maholm 3% 57% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home); Bourn to 3B
b1 0-1 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee P. Maholm 4% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Felipe Paulino facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Cedeno F. Paulino -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Vazquez F. Paulino -1% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT P. Maholm F. Paulino -1% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada P. Maholm 3% 59% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b2 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU H. Pence P. Maholm 2% 60% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b2 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Johnson P. Maholm 1% 62% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Felipe Paulino facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. McCutchen F. Paulino -2% 59% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t3 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT A. LaRoche F. Paulino 2% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 1-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT G. Jones F. Paulino -3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O PIT R. Doumit F. Paulino -2% 57% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Quintero P. Maholm 3% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Quintero out at 2B/LF-2B
b3 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU F. Paulino P. Maholm 2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Bourn P. Maholm 1% 63% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Felipe Paulino facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT B. Moss F. Paulino 4% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t4 1-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT L. Milledge F. Paulino 5% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Moss to 2B
t4 1-0 0 12- 6,(2-2)  O PIT R. Cedeno F. Paulino -5% 67% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O PIT R. Vazquez F. Paulino -4% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT P. Maholm F. Paulino -4% 58% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU K. Matsui P. Maholm 3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman P. Maholm 2% 63% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b4 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU C. Lee P. Maholm 1% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Felipe Paulino facing 1-2-3
t5 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. McCutchen F. Paulino -2% 62% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
t5 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche F. Paulino -2% 60% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 1-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  PIT G. Jones F. Paulino 1% 62% Walk
t5 1-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Doumit F. Paulino -2% 59% Jones Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada P. Maholm -6% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b5 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence P. Maholm 3% 56% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Tejada to 2B
b5 0-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Johnson P. Maholm 5% 61% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Tejada to 3B
b5 0-1 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Quintero P. Maholm 6% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 4-5-6
Wesley Wright replaces Felipe Paulino pitching and batting 9th
t6 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Doumit W. Wright -2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT B. Moss W. Wright -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT L. Milledge W. Wright -1% 61% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 9-1-2
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 9th
b6 0-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Michaels P. Maholm -6% 55% Walk
b6 0-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Bourn P. Maholm 6% 61% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  HOU K. Matsui P. Maholm -6% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Michaels to 2B
b6 0-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Berkman P. Maholm 7% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Michaels to 3B
b6 0-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Lee P. Maholm 9% 70% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 7-8-9
Doug Brocail replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT R. Cedeno D. Brocail 4% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t7 1-0 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  PIT R. Vazquez D. Brocail 5% 79% Walk; Cedeno to 2B
t7 1-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O PIT P. Maholm D. Brocail 0% 79% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Cedeno to 3B; Vazquez to 2B
Samuel Gervacio replaces Doug Brocail pitching and batting 9th
t7 1-0 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen S. Gervacio -8% 71% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-0 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche S. Gervacio -6% 64% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 5-6-7
b7 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada P. Maholm -8% 57% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
b7 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU H. Pence P. Maholm 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Johnson P. Maholm 2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Tim Byrdak facing 3-4-5
Tim Byrdak replaces Samuel Gervacio pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones T. Byrdak -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t8 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  R PIT R. Doumit T. Byrdak 13% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t8 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT B. Moss T. Byrdak -1% 85% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT L. Milledge T. Byrdak -1% 84% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Paul Maholm facing 8-9-1
Jeff Keppinger pinch hits for Humberto Quintero (C) batting 8th
b8 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Keppinger P. Maholm -8% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Tim Byrdak (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO HOU G. Blum P. Maholm 15% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b8 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU M. Bourn P. Maholm -3% 88% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b8 0-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU K. Matsui P. Maholm 5% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Jeff Fulchino facing 7-8-9
Jeff Fulchino replaces Kazuo Matsui (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Chris Coste replaces Geoff Blum (PH) playing C batting 9th
Jeff Keppinger moves from PH to 2B
t9 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT R. Cedeno J. Fulchino -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT R. Vazquez J. Fulchino 1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
Delwyn Young pinch hits for Paul Maholm (P) batting 9th
t9 2-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT D. Young J. Fulchino -1% 92% Baserunner Out Advancing; Vazquez out at 2B/C-SS
t9 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT D. Young J. Fulchino -0% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Matt Capps facing 3-4-5
Matt Capps replaces Delwyn Young (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 0-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R HOU L. Berkman M. Capps -11% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b9 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Lee M. Capps -13% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
Tommy Manzella pinch runs for Carlos Lee (LF) batting 4th
b9 1-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Tejada M. Capps 12% 79% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b9 1-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU H. Pence M. Capps 21% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, 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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