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NYY
@CHW
10
4
MIL
@CLE
10
2
OAK
@DET
9
5
MIN
@SEA
10
3
TOR
@TEX
6
5
ATL
@COL
14
0
HOU
@LAD
3
5
MON
@PHI
3
8
CIN
@PIT
6
1
FLA
@SFG
4
5
Friday, April 18, 1997, 7:05
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 38,937, Time of Game: 3:25
Astros
3
9-7
 Lost 1 
1st
at Dodgers
5
10-4
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
L: Mike Hampton (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  1  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  9  0
Dodgers         0  0  0   1  3  1   0  0  X    5 12  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 1 0 1 1 .286 .790 17 12 -0.013 0.71 0.047 -0.059 -0.2 2 2
Bobby Abreu RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 .295 .835 20 13 0.124 0.93 0.173 -0.049 1.3 1 2 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 0 1 0 0 3 .322 .997 23 15 -0.012 1.08 0.088 -0.100 -0.0 11 1 2B
Derek Bell CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .604 15 9 -0.112 1.27 0.029 -0.141 -1.1 0 0 HBP
Thomas Howard LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 .412 1.310 21 10 0.040 1.23 0.156 -0.116 0.2 0 0 HR,CS
Bill Spiers 3B 1 0 1 0 2 0 .286 .974 14 5 0.085 0.71 0.085 0.000 0.8 0 2
   Tony Eusebio PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .505 2 1 -0.083 3.29 0.000 -0.083 -0.8
   Tim Bogar 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .322 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 2 0 0 1 .265 .624 14 10 0.005 1.17 0.079 -0.074 0.7 9 0 SB
Pat Listach SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .449 18 11 -0.121 1.33 0.000 -0.121 -1.1 0 3
Mike Hampton P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .111 10 7 -0.074 0.94 0.000 -0.074 -0.7 1 4
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   James Mouton PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .599 6 3 -0.032 1.15 0.000 -0.032 -0.3
   Tom Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 9 1 5 9 .257 .766 160 96 -0.193 1.10 0.657 -0.849 -1.3 24 15
2B: J Bagwell (4, off R Martinez); B Abreu (3, off R Martinez).
HR: T Howard (1, off R Martinez; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: D Bell (2, by R Martinez).
TB: T Howard 5; B Abreu 3; B Ausmus 2; J Bagwell 2; C Biggio; B Spiers.
RBI: T Howard (3).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: B Abreu (E Karros at home plate); B Abreu (W Guerrero at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: B Ausmus (3, 3rd base off D Hall/M Piazza).
CS: T Howard (1, 2nd base by R Martinez/M Piazza).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brett Butler CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 .320 .803 17 12 0.074 0.82 0.121 -0.047 0.7 1 0 2B
Wilton Guerrero 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 .264 .701 21 16 -0.095 0.79 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 2 3
Raul Mondesi RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .232 .766 14 9 0.031 0.89 0.070 -0.039 0.7 3 0 2B
Mike Piazza C 3 2 2 3 1 0 .342 .968 17 8 0.405 1.26 0.415 -0.010 2.6 10 1 HR
Eric Karros 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .259 .698 15 10 -0.081 0.97 0.000 -0.081 -1.0 5 0
Todd Zeile 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 .170 .614 18 8 -0.022 0.82 0.016 -0.039 -0.2 1 0
Todd Hollandsworth LF 4 1 3 1 0 1 .286 .727 15 10 0.177 0.97 0.187 -0.010 1.5 1 0 2B
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 2 0 1 1 .340 .786 24 12 -0.030 1.29 0.041 -0.071 -0.2 3 3 IW
Ramon Martinez P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 18 13 -0.141 1.90 0.000 -0.141 -1.3 1 0
   Darren Dreifort P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Radinsky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darren Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Billy Ashley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .619 4 3 -0.008 0.34 0.000 -0.008 -0.4
   Todd Worrell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 12 5 4 8 .353 .950 163 101 0.310 1.02 0.850 -0.541 1.2 27 8
2B: T Hollandsworth (4, off M Hampton); B Butler (2, off M Hampton); R Mondesi (1, off R Springer).
HR: M Piazza (2, off M Hampton; 5th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
IBB: G Gagne (1, by M Hampton).
TB: M Piazza 5; T Hollandsworth 4; B Butler 3; R Mondesi 3; G Gagne 2; W Guerrero.
RBI: M Piazza 3 (6); B Butler (1); T Hollandsworth (7).
2-out RBI: B Butler; T Hollandsworth.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
PB: M Piazza (1).
E: M Piazza (1).

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
Mike Hampton, L (1-3) 5.2 9 5 5 3 5 1 4.94 28 115 68 36 12 20 16 4 3 0 33 -0.345 1.28 -2.4
Russ Springer 1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.16 6 31 21 11 8 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0.023 0.31 0.8
Tom Martin 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 17 12 6 4 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.013 0.27 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 5 5 4 8 1 5.62 38 163 101 53 24 24 18 8 5 0 33 1 0 -0.309 1.02 -1.2

Los Angeles Dodgers

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
Ramon Martinez, W (2-1) 6.1 8 2 1 3 7 1 2.31 30 111 68 39 14 15 8 11 5 0 55 -0.023 1.01 -0.0
Darren Dreifort, H (2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2 11 5 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.053 2.01 0.6
Scott Radinsky, H (4) 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.50 3 15 9 7 0 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0.071 1.92 0.6
Darren Hall, H (1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.29 3 16 9 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.020 0.95 -0.3
Todd Worrell, S (5) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 3 7 5 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.070 0.93 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 1 5 9 1 1.00 41 160 96 57 17 22 11 15 5 0 55 6 1 0.191 1.10 1.3
Balks: R Martinez (1).
WP: None.
HBP: R Martinez (2; D Bell).
IBB: M Hampton (1; G Gagne).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Jerry Meals.
Time of Game: 3:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 64° F, Wind 3mph from Left to Right, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Brett Butler CF
2 Bobby Abreu RF 2 Wilton Guerrero 2B
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Raul Mondesi RF
4 Derek Bell CF 4 Mike Piazza C
5 Thomas Howard LF 5 Eric Karros 1B
6 Bill Spiers 3B 6 Todd Zeile 3B
7 Brad Ausmus C 7 Todd Hollandsworth LF
8 Pat Listach SS 8 Greg Gagne SS
9 Mike Hampton P 9 Ramon Martinez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR LAD M. Piazza M. Hampton 34% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Butler Scores; Mondesi Scores
b4 0-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R LAD T. Hollandsworth M. Hampton 13% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Piazza Scores; Zeile to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Howard R. Martinez -11% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b4 1-2 2 123 4,(2-1)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Hampton -10% 35% Groundout: P-1B
t7 2-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez -9% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive); Abreu to 3B

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' Ramon Martinez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Martinez 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU B. Abreu R. Martinez 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD B. Butler M. Hampton -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD W. Guerrero M. Hampton -1% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD R. Mondesi M. Hampton -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Bell R. Martinez 2% 52% Lineout: P (P's Left)
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Howard R. Martinez -11% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Spiers R. Martinez -2% 39% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Martinez 3% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O HOU P. Listach R. Martinez 2% 44% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  LAD M. Piazza M. Hampton 4% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b2 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O LAD E. Karros M. Hampton -4% 44% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Hampton -3% 41% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  LAD T. Hollandsworth M. Hampton 2% 43% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Karros to 2B
b2 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O LAD G. Gagne M. Hampton -5% 38% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Karros out at Hm/RF-C; Hollandsworth to 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Hampton R. Martinez 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t3 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Martinez 1% 42% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Abreu R. Martinez -2% 40% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t3 1-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez -0% 39% Passed Ball; Abreu to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 2,(1-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez -8% 31% Balk; Abreu Scores/unER
t3 2-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez 1% 32% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Hampton -3% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD B. Butler M. Hampton -2% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD W. Guerrero M. Hampton -1% 26% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell R. Martinez 2% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Howard R. Martinez -2% 26% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 2-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Martinez 3% 29% Howard Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 2-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers R. Martinez -1% 28% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus R. Martinez -1% 27% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Spiers to 2B
t4 2-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU P. Listach R. Martinez 3% 30% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD R. Mondesi M. Hampton -3% 27% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  LAD M. Piazza M. Hampton 3% 30% Walk
b4 0-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O LAD E. Karros M. Hampton -2% 28% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 1B); Piazza to 2B
b4 0-2 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  LAD T. Zeile M. Hampton 1% 29% Walk
b4 0-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R LAD T. Hollandsworth M. Hampton 13% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Piazza Scores; Zeile to 3B
b4 1-2 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  LAD G. Gagne M. Hampton 3% 45% Intentional Walk; Hollandsworth to 2B
b4 1-2 2 123 4,(2-1)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Hampton -10% 35% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Hampton R. Martinez 2% 38% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Martinez -3% 35% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t5 2-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Abreu R. Martinez -4% 32% Walk; Biggio to 2B
t5 2-1 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez 4% 36% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU D. Bell R. Martinez -3% 33% Hit By Pitch; Biggio to 3B; Abreu to 2B
t5 2-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Howard R. Martinez 7% 41% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b5 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  LAD B. Butler M. Hampton 6% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b5 1-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O LAD W. Guerrero M. Hampton -5% 41% Foul Bunt Popfly: 1B (1B-C Foul)
b5 1-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  LAD R. Mondesi M. Hampton 6% 47% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Butler to 2B
b5 1-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR LAD M. Piazza M. Hampton 34% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Butler Scores; Mondesi Scores
b5 4-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD E. Karros M. Hampton -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b5 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Hampton -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B (P's Right)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 6-7-8
t6 2-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Spiers R. Martinez -5% 74% Walk
t6 2-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Martinez 5% 78% Flyball: RF
t6 2-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU P. Listach R. Martinez 4% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t6 2-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Hampton R. Martinez 3% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  LAD T. Hollandsworth M. Hampton 4% 89% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b6 4-2 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O LAD G. Gagne M. Hampton -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-2 1 -2- 10,(2-2)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Hampton -2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B-1B); Hollandsworth to 3B
b6 4-2 2 --3 6,(2-2)  R LAD B. Butler M. Hampton 7% 91% Double to LF (Line Drive); Hollandsworth Scores
Russ Springer replaces Mike Hampton pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-2 2 -2- 7,(1-2)  O LAD W. Guerrero R. Springer -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 1-2-3
t7 2-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Martinez 2% 92% Foul Popfly: C
t7 2-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU B. Abreu R. Martinez -3% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t7 2-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Martinez -9% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive); Abreu to 3B
Darren Dreifort replaces Ramon Martinez pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell D. Dreifort 8% 89% Foul Popfly: 1B
t7 2-5 2 -23 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Howard D. Dreifort -3% 86% Walk
Scott Radinsky replaces Darren Dreifort pitching and batting 9th
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Bill Spiers (3B) batting 6th
t7 2-5 2 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Eusebio S. Radinsky 8% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Russ Springer facing 3-4-5
Tim Bogar replaces Tony Eusebio (PH) playing 3B batting 6th
b7 5-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  LAD R. Mondesi R. Springer 1% 96% Double to CF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
b7 5-2 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O LAD M. Piazza R. Springer -1% 95% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b7 5-2 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Karros R. Springer -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-2 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  LAD T. Zeile R. Springer 0% 94% Walk
b7 5-2 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O LAD T. Hollandsworth R. Springer -1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Dodgers' Scott Radinsky facing 7-8-9
t8 2-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus S. Radinsky -4% 89% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t8 2-5 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU P. Listach S. Radinsky 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Ausmus to 2B
Darren Hall replaces Scott Radinsky pitching and batting 9th
James Mouton pinch hits for Russ Springer (P) batting 9th
t8 2-5 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  RO HOU J. Mouton D. Hall 1% 93% Strikeout Looking, Ausmus Steals 3B; Ausmus Scores/Adv on E2 (throw)/No RBI/unER
t8 3-5 2 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio D. Hall -2% 91% Walk
t8 3-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Abreu D. Hall 3% 94% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Tom Martin facing 8-9-1
Tom Martin replaces James Mouton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  LAD G. Gagne T. Martin 1% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
Billy Ashley pinch hits for Darren Hall (P) batting 9th
b8 5-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O LAD B. Ashley T. Martin -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O LAD B. Butler T. Martin -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Butler to 1B
b8 5-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O LAD W. Guerrero T. Martin -1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Butler to 3B; Guerrero out at 1B/RF-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Dodgers' Todd Worrell facing 3-4-5
Todd Worrell replaces Billy Ashley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell T. Worrell 4% 97% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell T. Worrell 2% 99% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t9 3-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard T. Worrell 1% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Dodgers 5.

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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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