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CAL
@BOS
8
1
BAL
@CHW
15
6
KCR
@CLE
4
0
OAK
@DET
8
7
SEA
@MIL
8
2
MIN
@NYY
2
0
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@TEX
15
4
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@ATL
4
5
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@CIN
4
2
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@LAD
2
4
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@MON
1
3
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@SDP
5
2
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@SFG
4
9
Saturday, May 9, 1987,
, Stade Olympique
Attendance: 12,590, Time of Game: 2:13
Astros
1
16-12
 Lost 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Expos
3
13-15
 Won 1 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Bob Sebra (2-4)
L: Jim Deshaies (2-2)
S: Tim Burke (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  5  0
Expos           0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  8  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .216 .281 .362 .643 -0.016 0.72 0.036 -0.052 -0.1 2 2
Billy Hatcher CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .368 .398 .526 .925 -0.005 0.97 0.058 -0.063 0.1 1 0
Denny Walling 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .313 .340 .458 .798 -0.008 1.09 0.072 -0.080 -0.0 1 2 2B
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .239 .258 .376 .634 -0.126 1.18 0.000 -0.126 -1.3 7 1
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .353 .477 .830 -0.136 1.31 0.000 -0.136 -1.3 1 0
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 2 1 1 1 4 .250 .320 .386 .706 0.130 0.91 0.153 -0.023 1.2 1 0 2B
Mark Bailey C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .212 .297 .242 .540 -0.174 1.34 0.000 -0.174 -1.3 8 1 GDP
Craig Reynolds SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .304 .385 .357 .742 -0.024 0.85 0.021 -0.044 -0.1 3 0
Jim Deshaies P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .462 .125 .587 -0.068 1.31 0.000 -0.068 -0.7 0 1
   Terry Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .303 .387 .690 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
   Aurelio Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 3 9 34 .161 .235 .226 .461 -0.450 1.07 0.340 -0.789 -3.7 24 7
2B: D Walling (4, off B Sebra); J Cruz (6, off B Sebra).
TB: J Cruz 3; D Walling 2; B Doran; B Hatcher.
GIDP: M Bailey (1).
RBI: J Cruz (7).
2-out RBI: J Cruz.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.

Montreal Expos

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Casey Candaele SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .305 .380 .379 .759 -0.047 0.45 0.006 -0.053 -0.8 2 1 CS
Mitch Webster RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .259 .322 .352 .674 -0.036 0.40 0.013 -0.048 -0.7 0 0 CS
Tim Raines LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .357 .438 .821 1.259 -0.023 0.34 0.006 -0.029 -0.4 5 0
Tim Wallach 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .290 .313 .484 .797 -0.039 0.46 0.007 -0.046 -0.4 1 3 2B
Andres Galarraga 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .337 .394 .461 .855 -0.019 0.43 0.009 -0.028 -0.2 10 0
Vance Law 2B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .289 .369 .495 .864 0.023 0.43 0.036 -0.013 0.2 0 4
Mike Fitzgerald C 3 1 1 0 0 2 3 .212 .257 .333 .590 -0.012 0.80 0.027 -0.040 -0.5 9 0
Reid Nichols CF 3 1 1 3 0 1 3 .226 .294 .387 .681 0.226 0.89 0.248 -0.022 2.1 0 0 HR
Bob Sebra P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091 .167 .091 .258 -0.016 0.30 0.000 -0.016 -0.4 0 0
   Razor Shines PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .444 .286 .730 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   Tim Burke P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 8 3 3 8 33 .267 .333 .400 .733 0.049 0.48 0.352 -0.303 -1.2 27 8
2B: T Wallach (6, off A Lopez).
HR: R Nichols (1, off J Deshaies, 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: R Nichols 4; T Wallach 2; T Raines; C Candaele; A Galarraga; M Webster; M Fitzgerald; V Law.
RBI: R Nichols 3 (5).
2-out RBI: R Nichols 3.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Law-C Candaele-A Galarraga.
Baserunning
CS: M Webster (2, 2nd base by J Deshaies/M Bailey); C Candaele (2, 2nd base by A Lopez/M Bailey).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Deshaies, L (2-2) 6 6 3 3 2 7 1 4.56 25 53 -0.090 0.54 0.1
Aurelio Lopez 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.45 8 0 0 0.040 0.31 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 3 8 1 3.38 33 53 0 0 -0.050 0.48 1.2

Montreal Expos

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Sebra, W (2-4) 7 4 1 1 3 9 0 4.46 28 71 0.297 1.02 2.6
Tim Burke, S (2) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 6 0 0 0.154 1.27 1.0
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 9 0 1.00 34 71 0 0 0.451 1.07 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 12,590.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Montreal Expos
1 Bill Doran 2B 1 Casey Candaele SS
2 Billy Hatcher CF 2 Mitch Webster RF
3 Denny Walling 3B 3 Tim Raines LF
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Tim Wallach 3B
5 Kevin Bass RF 5 Andres Galarraga 1B
6 Jose Cruz LF 6 Vance Law 2B
7 Mark Bailey C 7 Mike Fitzgerald C
8 Craig Reynolds SS 8 Reid Nichols CF
9 Jim Deshaies P 9 Bob Sebra P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 1-3 RRR MON R. Nichols J. Deshaies 25% 80% Home Run; Law Scores; Fitzgerald Scores
t9 1-3 1 1-- OO HOU M. Bailey T. Burke 9% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t6 0-3 2 --3 R HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -8% 80% Double to RF (Line Drive); Walling Scores
t6 0-3 0 --- HOU D. Walling B. Sebra -6% 80% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t3 0-3 0 1-- HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra -6% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Doran to 2B

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, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran B. Sebra 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- HOU D. Walling B. Sebra -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra 2% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MON C. Candaele J. Deshaies -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O MON M. Webster J. Deshaies -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O MON T. Raines J. Deshaies -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra 3% 53% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-- HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra -2% 51% Walk; Cruz to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O HOU J. Deshaies B. Sebra 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Expos Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O MON T. Wallach J. Deshaies -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- O MON A. Galarraga J. Deshaies -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- MON V. Law J. Deshaies 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- MON M. Fitzgerald J. Deshaies 3% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive); Law to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 RRR MON R. Nichols J. Deshaies 25% 80% Home Run; Law Scores; Fitzgerald Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- O MON B. Sebra J. Deshaies -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 1-2-3
t3 0-3 0 --- HOU B. Doran B. Sebra -4% 76% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t3 0-3 0 1-- HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra -6% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Doran to 2B
t3 0-3 0 12- O HOU D. Walling B. Sebra 5% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 12- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra 4% 80% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 12- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra 4% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 1-2-3
b3 3-0 0 --- O MON C. Candaele J. Deshaies -1% 83% Lineout: SS
b3 3-0 1 --- MON M. Webster J. Deshaies 1% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 3-0 1 1-- O MON T. Raines J. Deshaies -2% 82% Webster Caught Stealing 2B (P-1B-SS)
b3 3-0 2 --- MON T. Raines J. Deshaies 1% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 3-0 2 1-- O MON T. Wallach J. Deshaies -1% 81% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 6-7-8
t4 0-3 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra 2% 84% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-3 1 --- O HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra 2% 85% Strikeout
t4 0-3 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra 1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 5-6-7
b4 3-0 0 --- O MON A. Galarraga J. Deshaies -1% 85% Foul Popfly: 1B
b4 3-0 1 --- MON V. Law J. Deshaies 1% 86% Walk
b4 3-0 1 1-- O MON M. Fitzgerald J. Deshaies -1% 85% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 1-- O MON R. Nichols J. Deshaies -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 9-1-2
t5 0-3 0 --- O HOU J. Deshaies B. Sebra 2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-3 1 --- O HOU B. Doran B. Sebra 2% 87% Flyball: LF
t5 0-3 2 --- O HOU B. Hatcher B. Sebra 1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- O MON B. Sebra J. Deshaies -1% 87% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 --- O MON C. Candaele J. Deshaies -1% 87% Flyball: 2B
b5 3-0 2 --- O MON M. Webster J. Deshaies -1% 86% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Expos 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 3-4-5
t6 0-3 0 --- HOU D. Walling B. Sebra -6% 80% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t6 0-3 0 -2- O HOU G. Davis B. Sebra 4% 85% Lineout: 1B
t6 0-3 1 -2- O HOU K. Bass B. Sebra 3% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B; Walling to 3B
t6 0-3 2 --3 R HOU J. Cruz B. Sebra -8% 80% Double to RF (Line Drive); Walling Scores
t6 1-3 2 -2- O HOU M. Bailey B. Sebra 4% 84% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Jim Deshaies facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- O MON T. Raines J. Deshaies -1% 83% Flyball: RF
b6 3-1 1 --- O MON T. Wallach J. Deshaies -1% 82% Strikeout
b6 3-1 2 --- MON A. Galarraga J. Deshaies 1% 83% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b6 3-1 2 1-- MON V. Law J. Deshaies 1% 84% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Galarraga to 2B
b6 3-1 2 12- O MON M. Fitzgerald J. Deshaies -3% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Expos' Bob Sebra facing 8-9-1
t7 1-3 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds B. Sebra 3% 85% Flyball: SS
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Jim Deshaies (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl B. Sebra 2% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-3 2 --- O HOU B. Doran B. Sebra 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Aurelio Lopez facing 8-9-1
Aurelio Lopez replaces Terry Puhl (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-1 0 --- O MON R. Nichols A. Lopez -1% 88% Flyball: CF
Razor Shines pinch hits for Bob Sebra (P) batting 9th
b7 3-1 1 --- O MON R. Shines A. Lopez -1% 87% Flyball: 2B
b7 3-1 2 --- MON C. Candaele A. Lopez 1% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 3-1 2 1-- O MON M. Webster A. Lopez -1% 86% Candaele Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Expos' Tim Burke facing 2-3-4
Tim Burke replaces Razor Shines (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-3 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher T. Burke 4% 90% Flyball: LF
t8 1-3 1 --- O HOU D. Walling T. Burke 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- O HOU G. Davis T. Burke 1% 94% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Expos Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Aurelio Lopez facing 2-3-4
b8 3-1 0 --- O MON M. Webster A. Lopez -1% 93% Strikeout
b8 3-1 1 --- O MON T. Raines A. Lopez -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-1 2 --- MON T. Wallach A. Lopez 1% 93% Double to LF (LF-CF)
b8 3-1 2 -2- MON A. Galarraga A. Lopez 0% 94% Walk
b8 3-1 2 12- O MON V. Law A. Lopez -1% 92% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Expos' Tim Burke facing 5-6-7
t9 1-3 0 --- O HOU K. Bass T. Burke 4% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-3 1 --- HOU J. Cruz T. Burke -5% 91% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 1-3 1 1-- OO HOU M. Bailey T. Burke 9% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Expos 3.

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