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Standings
SEA
@LAA
4
5
TOR
@BAL
4
0
TBR
@BOS
5
2
CLE
@CHW
4
3
KCR
@DET
0
2
NYY
@MIN
4
5
OAK
@TEX
3
2
 
(10)
MIA
@ATL
3
4
MIL
@CIN
2
4
CHC
@COL
5
10
 
(7)
STL
@HOU
4
0
PIT
@NYM
10
6
WSN
@PHI
3
6
LAD
@SDP
1
2
ARI
@SFG
7
2
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 7:06PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 16,943, Time of Game: 2:42
Cardinals
4
84-71
 Won 4 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Astros
0
50-105
 Lost 3 
6th, 43½ GB
W: Jaime Garcia (6-7)
L: Lucas Harrell (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    4  9  1
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jon Jay CF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .301 .373 .392 .766 13 9 0.124 0.68 0.147 -0.023 1.1 2 0 SB
Matt Carpenter 3B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .300 .370 .475 .845 22 11 -0.046 0.63 0.007 -0.053 -0.7 1 4
Matt Holliday LF 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .296 .379 .505 .884 24 9 0.068 0.74 0.084 -0.016 0.6 2 0
Allen Craig 1B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .309 .359 .535 .894 14 12 0.034 1.13 0.100 -0.065 0.2 13 0
Yadier Molina C 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .322 .379 .510 .890 7 7 0.072 0.98 0.080 -0.008 1.0 6 1 SF
Carlos Beltran RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .266 .341 .489 .829 16 9 -0.122 1.12 0.041 -0.162 -1.8 1 0 GDP
Daniel Descalso 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .227 .305 .322 .627 14 6 -0.038 1.01 0.021 -0.059 -0.4 2 3 IW
Pete Kozma SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .294 .351 .588 .939 13 8 -0.054 1.02 0.078 -0.132 -0.4 0 4 2B
Jaime Garcia P 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .243 .282 .324 .606 11 7 -0.012 0.56 0.021 -0.033 -0.2 0 0 2B
   Bryan Anderson PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .400 .375 .775 4 2 0.003 0.44 0.003 0.000 0.2 HBP
   Mitchell Boggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Kelly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .152 .212 .364 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 9 4 6 6 41 .273 .390 .333 .724 138 80 0.029 0.87 0.582 -0.551 -0.3 27 12
2B: J Garcia (1, off L Harrell); P Kozma (3, off H Ambriz).
SF: Y Molina (4, off L Harrell).
IBB: D Descalso (3, by L Harrell).
HBP: B Anderson (1, by H Ambriz).
TB: A Craig 2; Y Molina 2; P Kozma 2; J Garcia 2; J Jay 2; D Descalso.
GIDP: C Beltran (8).
RBI: J Jay 2 (37); Y Molina (72); P Kozma (8).
2-out RBI: J Jay.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. Y Molina-D Descalso; A Craig; P Kozma-D Descalso-A Craig.
E: P Kozma (2).
Baserunning
SB: J Jay (19, 2nd base off L Harrell/C Snyder).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Altuve 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .293 .343 .395 .738 8 6 0.027 1.12 0.113 -0.086 0.3 2 8 CS
Brandon Barnes CF 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .207 .253 .280 .533 13 9 -0.105 1.44 0.000 -0.105 -0.8 1 0
   Brett Wallace PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .323 .430 .753 1 1 -0.057 1.52 0.000 -0.057 -0.9 1 0
Jed Lowrie SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .254 .341 .451 .792 13 7 -0.063 0.63 0.000 -0.063 -0.6 3 3
Justin Maxwell LF-CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .308 .461 .769 18 12 0.019 0.86 0.067 -0.048 -0.2 2 0
Matt Downs 1B-LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .202 .249 .371 .619 10 8 -0.046 0.96 0.027 -0.073 -0.3 10 1
Brandon Laird 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .346 .393 .500 .893 11 7 0.127 1.52 0.158 -0.031 0.8 0 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mickey Storey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Chris Snyder C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .176 .295 .308 .602 12 7 -0.242 2.12 0.000 -0.242 -1.6 7 1 GDP
Jimmy Paredes RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .186 .234 .229 .462 12 9 -0.088 1.12 0.000 -0.088 -0.8 1 0
Lucas Harrell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .172 .158 .330 3 2 -0.018 0.72 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 0
   Carlos Corporan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .289 .451 .740 6 3 -0.042 1.50 0.000 -0.042 -0.3
   Xavier Cedeno P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hector Ambriz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Moore 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .265 .340 .470 .809 5 3 0.016 0.32 0.016 0.000 0.3 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 7 0 0 6 32 .219 .219 .219 .438 112 74 -0.472 1.12 0.381 -0.853 -4.3 27 14
TB: B Laird 2; J Altuve 2; S Moore; J Maxwell; M Downs.
GIDP: C Snyder (5).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Altuve-J Lowrie; M Downs-C Snyder-M Downs.
Baserunning
CS: J Altuve (10, 2nd base by J Garcia/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
Jaime Garcia, W (6-7) 7 6 0 0 0 5 0 3.99 25 92 60 31 14 15 11 9 4 0 70 0.430 1.27 3.3
Mitchell Boggs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.30 4 10 7 4 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0.026 0.78 0.5
Joe Kelly 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.58 3 10 7 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.017 0.22 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 0 6 0 0.00 32 112 74 39 15 20 14 12 6 0 70 0 0 0.473 1.12 4.3

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
Lucas Harrell, L (10-11) 5 7 2 2 6 1 0 3.88 26 88 45 29 3 13 10 9 4 0 40 -0.010 1.17 0.4
Xavier Cedeno 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.90 3 15 9 1 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.47 0.5
Hector Ambriz 1.1 2 2 2 0 1 0 4.41 7 23 16 8 4 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 -0.050 0.43 -1.2
Wesley Wright 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.26 2 5 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 -0.007 0.33 0.2
Mickey Storey 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.28 3 7 6 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 6 6 0 4.00 41 138 80 43 12 25 16 12 6 0 40 2 1 -0.029 0.87 0.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Garcia (11); H Ambriz (4).
HBP: H Ambriz (2; B Anderson).
IBB: L Harrell (5; D Descalso).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Carlson, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Chris Conroy.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 16,943.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Jon Jay CF 1 Jose Altuve 2B
2 Matt Carpenter 3B 2 Brandon Barnes CF
3 Matt Holliday LF 3 Jed Lowrie SS
4 Allen Craig 1B 4 Justin Maxwell LF
5 Yadier Molina C 5 Matt Downs 1B
6 Carlos Beltran RF 6 Brandon Laird 3B
7 Daniel Descalso 2B 7 Chris Snyder C
8 Pete Kozma SS 8 Jimmy Paredes RF
9 Jaime Garcia P 9 Lucas Harrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO HOU C. Snyder J. Garcia 19% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 0-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO HOU B. Barnes J. Garcia 12% 81% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Altuve Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 2-0 0 123 4,(3-0)  OO STL C. Beltran L. Harrell -11% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B (2B-1B); Craig to 3B; Molina to 2B
b7 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU B. Laird J. Garcia -10% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive); Maxwell to 3B
t2 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R STL J. Jay L. Harrell 9% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Garcia Scores

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' Lucas Harrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL J. Jay L. Harrell 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL M. Carpenter L. Harrell -3% 50% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL M. Holliday L. Harrell 4% 54% Walk; Jay to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Craig L. Harrell 6% 60% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Jay to 3B; Holliday to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO STL Y. Molina L. Harrell 0% 60% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Jay Scores; Holliday to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL C. Beltran L. Harrell -4% 56% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Altuve J. Garcia 2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Barnes J. Garcia 2% 60% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Lowrie J. Garcia 1% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Lucas Harrell facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL D. Descalso L. Harrell -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL P. Kozma L. Harrell -1% 57% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  STL J. Garcia L. Harrell 2% 60% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t2 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R STL J. Jay L. Harrell 9% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Garcia Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL M. Carpenter L. Harrell 1% 70% Jay Steals 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  STL M. Carpenter L. Harrell 1% 70% Walk
t2 2-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  STL M. Holliday L. Harrell 2% 72% Walk; Jay to 3B; Carpenter to 2B
t2 2-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Craig L. Harrell -5% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell J. Garcia 2% 69% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Downs J. Garcia -3% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Laird J. Garcia 3% 70% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Snyder J. Garcia 2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Lucas Harrell facing 5-6-7
t3 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL Y. Molina L. Harrell 3% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL C. Beltran L. Harrell 4% 79% Walk; Molina to 2B
t3 2-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Descalso L. Harrell -4% 75% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t3 2-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO STL P. Kozma L. Harrell -7% 69% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Molina out at 2B/2B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Paredes J. Garcia 3% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Harrell J. Garcia 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU J. Altuve J. Garcia -1% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU B. Barnes J. Garcia -1% 70% Wild Pitch; Altuve to 2B
b3 0-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Barnes J. Garcia 4% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Lucas Harrell facing 9-1-2
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Garcia L. Harrell -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Jay L. Harrell -1% 71% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t4 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Carpenter L. Harrell -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lowrie J. Garcia 3% 73% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell J. Garcia 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Downs J. Garcia 1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Lucas Harrell facing 3-4-5
t5 2-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL M. Holliday L. Harrell 3% 79% Walk
t5 2-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL A. Craig L. Harrell 4% 83% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Holliday to 2B
t5 2-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  STL Y. Molina L. Harrell 5% 88% Single to RF (Line Drive); Holliday to 3B; Craig to 2B
t5 2-0 0 123 4,(3-0)  OO STL C. Beltran L. Harrell -11% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B (2B-1B); Craig to 3B; Molina to 2B
t5 2-0 2 -23 4,(3-0)  STL D. Descalso L. Harrell 1% 78% Intentional Walk
t5 2-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O STL P. Kozma L. Harrell -5% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Laird J. Garcia -5% 67% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Deep 2B-1B)
b5 0-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Snyder J. Garcia 3% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Laird to 2B
b5 0-2 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Paredes J. Garcia 5% 75% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
Carlos Corporan pinch hits for Lucas Harrell (P) batting 9th
b5 0-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Corporan J. Garcia 4% 79% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Xavier Cedeno facing 9-1-2
Xavier Cedeno replaces Carlos Corporan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Garcia X. Cedeno -2% 77% Strikeout Looking
t6 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Jay X. Cedeno -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t6 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL M. Carpenter X. Cedeno -1% 75% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 1-2-3
b6 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve J. Garcia -6% 70% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 0-2 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO HOU B. Barnes J. Garcia 12% 81% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Altuve Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b6 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lowrie J. Garcia 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Hector Ambriz facing 3-4-5
Hector Ambriz replaces Xavier Cedeno pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. Holliday H. Ambriz -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Craig H. Ambriz -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t7 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina H. Ambriz -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Maxwell J. Garcia -7% 73% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b7 0-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Downs J. Garcia 6% 79% Popfly: 3B (P's Right)
b7 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU B. Laird J. Garcia -10% 68% Single to CF (Line Drive); Maxwell to 3B
b7 0-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO HOU C. Snyder J. Garcia 19% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Hector Ambriz facing 6-7-8
t8 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL C. Beltran H. Ambriz -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL D. Descalso H. Ambriz 1% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  R STL P. Kozma H. Ambriz 7% 94% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Descalso Scores
Bryan Anderson pinch hits for Jaime Garcia (P) batting 9th
t8 3-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  STL B. Anderson H. Ambriz 1% 95% Wild Pitch; Kozma to 3B
t8 3-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  STL B. Anderson H. Ambriz 0% 95% Hit By Pitch
Wesley Wright replaces Brandon Laird (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Scott Moore replaces Hector Ambriz (P) playing 3B batting 9th
t8 3-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO STL J. Jay W. Wright 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Kozma Scores
t8 4-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Carpenter W. Wright -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 8-9-1
Mitchell Boggs replaces Bryan Anderson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Paredes M. Boggs 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU S. Moore M. Boggs -2% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 0-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve M. Boggs -3% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Moore to 2B
Brett Wallace pinch hits for Brandon Barnes (CF) batting 2nd
b8 0-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU B. Wallace M. Boggs 6% 99% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Altuve out at 1B/1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Mickey Storey facing 3-4-5
Mickey Storey replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 6th
Brett Wallace moves from PH to 1B
Matt Downs moves from 1B to LF
Justin Maxwell moves from LF to CF
t9 4-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Holliday M. Storey -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 4-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Craig M. Storey -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL Y. Molina M. Storey -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Joe Kelly facing 3-4-5
Joe Kelly replaces Mitchell Boggs pitching and batting 9th
b9 0-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Lowrie J. Kelly 1% 99% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b9 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Maxwell J. Kelly 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Downs J. Kelly 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

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  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
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  • 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.

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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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