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@CHW
2
6
BOS
@DET
8
9
CAL
@KCR
7
1
MIL
@NYY
3
4
CLE
@SEA
4
2
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@TEX
6
5
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@TOR
2
6
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@ATL
21
6
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@LAD
2
3
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@NYM
4
12
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4
3
MON
@PIT
1
5
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@SFG
3
13
Tuesday, September 15, 1987,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 16,415, Time of Game: 2:26
Astros
2
71-73
 Lost 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
at Dodgers
3
61-83
 Won 1 
5th, 17½ GB
W: Tim Belcher (2-1)
L: Bob Knepper (8-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  5  2
Dodgers         0  0  1   1  1  0   0  0  X    3 10  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .321 .754 -0.051 1.26 0.047 -0.098 -0.2 4 1
Billy Hatcher LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .307 .799 -0.163 1.15 0.000 -0.163 -1.2 0 0
Bill Doran 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .283 .770 0.104 1.11 0.131 -0.027 0.3 3 6
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .765 -0.202 2.08 0.000 -0.202 -1.1 12 0
Kevin Bass RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .294 .820 0.015 1.76 0.123 -0.108 0.4 0 0 SB
Denny Walling 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .282 .782 0.162 1.80 0.251 -0.089 1.4 1 4 HR
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .671 -0.142 1.99 0.000 -0.142 -0.9 1 2
Ronn Reynolds C 2 0 0 0 0 1 .177 .429 -0.039 0.80 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 3 0
   Terry Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .572 -0.084 3.27 0.000 -0.084 -0.4
   Troy Afenir C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Knepper P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .106 .271 -0.026 0.52 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 1
   Rocky Childress P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Cruz PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .717 -0.054 2.16 0.000 -0.054 -0.2
   Larry Andersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 2 7 .161 .470 -0.480 1.54 0.552 -1.032 -2.4 24 15
HR: D Walling (5, off T Belcher; 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: D Walling 5; K Bass 2; G Young.
RBI: D Walling 2 (30).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Walling-B Doran-G Davis 2; G Young-G Davis.
TP: 1. B Doran-C Reynolds-G Davis.
E: D Walling (8); C Reynolds (12).
Outfield Assists: G Young (M Devereaux at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: K Bass (17, 2nd base off T Belcher/M Scioscia).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Sax 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .268 .666 0.072 0.92 0.113 -0.041 0.3 0 1 2B,SB
Mike Devereaux LF 4 0 3 1 0 0 .286 .677 0.112 1.01 0.127 -0.015 0.9 1 0
   Alejandro Pena P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Pedro Guerrero 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .324 .942 0.014 1.12 0.117 -0.103 -0.1 7 1 GDP
   Franklin Stubbs 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .700 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Marshall RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .776 -0.103 0.97 0.000 -0.103 -1.2 1 0
John Shelby CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .262 .734 0.076 0.77 0.101 -0.025 0.7 5 0 SB
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 2 0 1 0 .262 .706 0.123 0.78 0.130 -0.007 1.3 7 0 SB
Glenn Hoffman SS 2 0 0 1 1 0 .221 .541 -0.070 1.46 0.051 -0.120 -0.4 2 4 GDP
Phil Garner 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .213 .591 -0.092 1.23 0.024 -0.116 -1.4 2 0
Tim Belcher P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.112 1.48 0.000 -0.112 -1.2 1 2
   Jose Gonzalez LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 30 3 10 3 3 2 .333 .761 0.020 1.04 0.663 -0.642 -1.0 27 9
2B: S Sax (21, off B Knepper).
TB: M Devereaux 3; S Sax 3; M Scioscia 2; J Shelby 2; P Guerrero.
GIDP: P Guerrero (15); G Hoffman (4).
RBI: M Devereaux (3); P Guerrero (78); G Hoffman (10).
2-out RBI: P Guerrero.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hoffman-P Guerrero.
Baserunning
SB: S Sax (32, 3rd base off B Knepper/R Reynolds); J Shelby (13, 2nd base off B Knepper/R Reynolds); M Scioscia (6, 2nd base off B Knepper/R Reynolds).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, L (8-15) 6 9 3 3 3 2 0 5.27 27 41 -0.093 1.13 -0.0
Rocky Childress 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.34 3 0 0 0.042 0.76 0.5
Larry Andersen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.53 3 0 0 0.030 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 3 3 3 2 0 3.38 33 41 0 0 -0.021 1.04 1.0

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tim Belcher, W (2-1) 7 5 2 2 1 4 1 2.57 26 62 0.199 1.24 1.5
Alejandro Pena, S (4) 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 4.10 7 0 0 0.281 2.70 1.0
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 2 7 1 2.00 33 62 0 0 0.480 1.54 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Gerald Young CF 1 Steve Sax 2B
2 Billy Hatcher LF 2 Mike Devereaux LF
3 Bill Doran 2B 3 Pedro Guerrero 1B
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Mike Marshall RF
5 Kevin Bass RF 5 John Shelby CF
6 Denny Walling 3B 6 Mike Scioscia C
7 Craig Reynolds SS 7 Glenn Hoffman SS
8 Ronn Reynolds C 8 Phil Garner 3B
9 Bob Knepper P 9 Tim Belcher P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 0 -2- RR HOU D. Walling T. Belcher -18% 50% Home Run; Bass Scores
b2 0-0 1 1-3 OO LAD G. Hoffman B. Knepper -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 1-3 R LAD P. Guerrero B. Knepper 12% 67% Single; Sax Scores; Devereaux to 3B
t9 2-3 0 --- HOU B. Doran A. Pena -12% 72% Walk
t9 2-3 0 1-- O HOU G. Davis A. Pena 11% 83% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Davis to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Young T. Belcher 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher T. Belcher 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU B. Doran T. Belcher 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Sax B. Knepper -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O LAD M. Devereaux B. Knepper -2% 51% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 --- O LAD P. Guerrero B. Knepper -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis T. Belcher 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass T. Belcher 2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU D. Walling T. Belcher 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD M. Marshall B. Knepper -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- LAD J. Shelby B. Knepper 4% 57% Single; Shelby to 2B/Adv on E6
b2 0-0 1 -2- LAD M. Scioscia B. Knepper 5% 62% Single; Shelby to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 OO LAD G. Hoffman B. Knepper -12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Belcher 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Reynolds T. Belcher 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O HOU B. Knepper T. Belcher 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O LAD P. Garner B. Knepper -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O LAD T. Belcher B. Knepper -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- LAD S. Sax B. Knepper 1% 53% Single
b3 0-0 2 1-- LAD M. Devereaux B. Knepper 3% 56% Single; Sax to 3B
b3 0-0 2 1-3 R LAD P. Guerrero B. Knepper 12% 67% Single; Sax Scores; Devereaux to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 O LAD M. Marshall B. Knepper -5% 63% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- HOU G. Young T. Belcher -5% 58% Single
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO HOU B. Hatcher T. Belcher 10% 68% Double Play: Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- HOU B. Doran T. Belcher -2% 66% Walk
t4 0-1 2 1-- O HOU G. Davis T. Belcher 3% 69% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- LAD J. Shelby B. Knepper 3% 72% Single
b4 1-0 0 1-- LAD M. Scioscia B. Knepper 3% 75% Shelby Steals 2B
b4 1-0 0 -2- LAD M. Scioscia B. Knepper 6% 80% Single; Shelby to 3B
b4 1-0 0 1-3 R LAD G. Hoffman B. Knepper 4% 85% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Shelby Scores; Scioscia to 2B; Hoffman to 1B
b4 2-0 0 12- OOO LAD P. Garner B. Knepper -9% 76% Triple Play: Flyball: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 5-6-7
t5 0-2 0 --- HOU K. Bass T. Belcher -5% 71% Single
t5 0-2 0 1-- HOU D. Walling T. Belcher -3% 68% Bass Steals 2B
t5 0-2 0 -2- RR HOU D. Walling T. Belcher -18% 50% Home Run; Bass Scores
t5 2-2 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Belcher 3% 53% Popfly: 3B
t5 2-2 1 --- O HOU R. Reynolds T. Belcher 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 2-2 2 --- O HOU B. Knepper T. Belcher 1% 57% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 9-1-2
b5 2-2 0 --- O LAD T. Belcher B. Knepper -3% 54% Strikeout
b5 2-2 1 --- LAD S. Sax B. Knepper 6% 59% Double
b5 2-2 1 -2- LAD M. Devereaux B. Knepper 4% 64% Sax Steals 3B
b5 2-2 1 --3 R LAD M. Devereaux B. Knepper 8% 71% Single; Sax Scores
b5 3-2 1 1-- OO LAD P. Guerrero B. Knepper -5% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 1-2-3
t6 2-3 0 --- O HOU G. Young T. Belcher 4% 70% Flyball: CF
t6 2-3 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher T. Belcher 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-3 2 --- O HOU B. Doran T. Belcher 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
b6 3-2 0 --- O LAD M. Marshall B. Knepper -2% 72% Flyball: CF
b6 3-2 1 --- O LAD J. Shelby B. Knepper -2% 71% Flyball: CF
b6 3-2 2 --- LAD M. Scioscia B. Knepper 1% 72% Walk
b6 3-2 2 1-- LAD G. Hoffman B. Knepper 1% 73% Scioscia Steals 2B
b6 3-2 2 -2- LAD G. Hoffman B. Knepper 1% 74% Walk
b6 3-2 2 12- LAD P. Garner B. Knepper 2% 76% Walk; Scioscia to 3B; Hoffman to 2B
b6 3-2 2 123 O LAD T. Belcher B. Knepper -6% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Tim Belcher facing 4-5-6
t7 2-3 0 --- O HOU G. Davis T. Belcher 4% 74% Flyball: CF
t7 2-3 1 --- HOU K. Bass T. Belcher -5% 69% Single
t7 2-3 1 1-- HOU D. Walling T. Belcher -7% 62% Single; Bass to 2B
t7 2-3 1 12- O HOU C. Reynolds T. Belcher 9% 71% Popfly: 3B
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Ronn Reynolds (C) batting 8th
t7 2-3 2 12- O HOU T. Puhl T. Belcher 8% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Rocky Childress facing 1-2-3
Rocky Childress replaces Bob Knepper pitching and batting 9th
Troy Afenir replaces Terry Puhl (PH) playing C batting 8th
b7 3-2 0 --- O LAD S. Sax R. Childress -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- LAD M. Devereaux R. Childress 2% 79% Single
b7 3-2 1 1-- OO LAD P. Guerrero R. Childress -4% 75% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 9-1-2
Alejandro Pena replaces Mike Devereaux (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Jose Gonzalez replaces Tim Belcher (P) playing LF batting 9th
Jose Cruz pinch hits for Rocky Childress (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz A. Pena 5% 80% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-3 1 --- O HOU G. Young A. Pena 4% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 2-3 2 --- O HOU B. Hatcher A. Pena 3% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Larry Andersen facing 4-5-6
Larry Andersen replaces Jose Cruz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 0 --- O LAD M. Marshall L. Andersen -1% 86% Popfly: 3B
b8 3-2 1 --- O LAD J. Shelby L. Andersen -1% 85% Groundout: P-1B
b8 3-2 2 --- O LAD M. Scioscia L. Andersen -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Alejandro Pena facing 3-4-5
Franklin Stubbs replaces Pedro Guerrero playing 1B batting 3rd
t9 2-3 0 --- HOU B. Doran A. Pena -12% 72% Walk
t9 2-3 0 1-- O HOU G. Davis A. Pena 11% 83% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Davis to 1B
t9 2-3 1 1-- O HOU K. Bass A. Pena 9% 92% Strikeout
t9 2-3 2 1-- O HOU D. Walling A. Pena 8% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 3.

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