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Scores
Standings
MIL
@ANA
5
6
CLE
@DET
4
6
NYY
@KCR
4
1
TOR
@MIN
8
3
CHW
@OAK
3
0
BAL
@SEA
3
4
BOS
@TEX
17
1
SFG
@CHC
8
2
SDP
@CIN
3
7
HOU
@FLA
5
6
LAD
@MON
5
4
 
(10)
STL
@NYM
4
5
 
(10)
COL
@PHI
4
2
ATL
@PIT
4
5
Tuesday, August 5, 1997, 7:43
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 22,777, Time of Game: 3:04
Cardinals
4
52-60
 Lost 3 
3rd, 8½ GB
at Mets
5
63-48
 Won 2 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Cory Lidle (5-1)
L: Tony Fossas (1-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  1   0    4 10  2
Mets            1  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  1   1    5  7  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .293 .356 .462 .818 21 12 -0.003 1.64 0.164 -0.167 0.7 2 6
Ron Gant LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .226 .311 .399 .710 14 8 -0.075 1.39 0.059 -0.135 -0.7 3 0
Willie McGee CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .289 .350 .417 .767 15 10 -0.012 1.40 0.106 -0.118 0.2 1 0 2B
Mark McGwire 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .274 .377 .603 .980 18 9 -0.092 1.62 0.049 -0.141 -0.8 12 1
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .269 .326 .431 .758 19 11 -0.173 2.17 0.082 -0.255 -1.1 0 0 GDP
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
John Mabry RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .354 .375 .729 14 11 -0.101 1.62 0.000 -0.101 -0.8 4 0 SH
Mike Difelice C 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .233 .299 .330 .629 19 12 0.317 1.52 0.348 -0.031 1.3 5 0
Royce Clayton SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .252 .296 .394 .691 16 9 0.063 1.03 0.121 -0.058 0.4 1 6 2B,SB
Matt Morris P 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .220 .278 .260 .538 15 9 0.085 1.43 0.221 -0.136 -0.3 1 0 2B
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Bell 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .333 .395 .729 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 4 10 4 2 6 41 .263 .300 .342 .642 151 91 0.009 1.54 1.150 -1.142 -1.0 29 13
2B: W McGee (8, off P Harnisch); R Clayton (30, off P Harnisch); M Morris (2, off J Acevedo).
SH: J Mabry (1, off G McMichael).
TB: R Clayton 3; W McGee 3; M Difelice 2; M Morris 2; G Gaetti; D DeShields; R Gant.
GIDP: G Gaetti (13).
RBI: D DeShields 2 (41); M Difelice (19); M Morris (5).
2-out RBI: D DeShields 2; M Morris.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. D DeShields-M McGwire.
PB: M Difelice (8).
E: M Difelice (3); W McGee (2).
Baserunning
SB: R Clayton (20, 2nd base off G McMichael/T Hundley).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lance Johnson CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .309 .386 .406 .792 12 8 0.107 1.15 0.157 -0.050 1.1 4 0 2B
Bernard Gilkey LF 5 1 0 0 0 1 5 .214 .311 .352 .663 13 8 0.031 1.36 0.104 -0.073 -0.1 2 0
John Olerud 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 .289 .389 .463 .853 14 12 -0.002 1.94 0.143 -0.145 0.0 5 1 SF
Todd Hundley C 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .288 .421 .575 .996 22 11 0.096 1.05 0.120 -0.025 0.4 5 1
   Alex Ochoa PR-RF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .268 .314 .583 2 2 -0.103 2.54 0.000 -0.103 -0.8 0 0
Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 2 1 0 1 2 0 5 .318 .390 .449 .839 16 7 0.326 2.29 0.346 -0.021 0.6 0 2 SF
Butch Huskey RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .276 .308 .488 .797 13 8 -0.169 2.63 0.070 -0.239 -0.2 5 0 2B
   Todd Pratt C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .432 .563 .995 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Luis Lopez 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .271 .339 .346 .685 8 5 0.045 0.94 0.089 -0.045 0.5 2 2
   Greg McMichael P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matt Franco PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .309 .356 .427 .783 4 2 0.441 6.64 0.441 0.000 1.0
   John Franco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Cory Lidle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rey Ordonez SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .234 .273 .275 .548 15 10 -0.014 1.66 0.047 -0.061 -0.4 1 2
Pete Harnisch P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.045 0.84 0.000 -0.045 -0.6 1 1
   Juan Acevedo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jason Hardtke 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .345 .375 .483 .858 6 3 -0.204 4.10 0.000 -0.204 -1.0 3 0
Team Totals 34 5 7 5 5 4 41 .206 .293 .265 .557 129 79 0.509 1.89 1.517 -1.011 0.5 30 10
2B: L Johnson (10, off M Morris); B Huskey (19, off M Morris).
SF: J Olerud (6, off M Morris); E Alfonzo (4, off J Frascatore).
TB: L Johnson 4; B Huskey 2; M Franco; L Lopez; J Olerud.
RBI: M Franco (14); J Olerud (68); B Huskey (53); L Lopez (9); E Alfonzo (48).
2-out RBI: M Franco.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Harnisch-L Lopez-J Olerud.
E: J Olerud (4).

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
Matt Morris 8.1 4 4 3 3 4 0 2.61 31 96 61 45 5 11 11 13 6 0 62 0.146 1.03 1.0
Dennis Eckersley, BS (4) 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.93 4 16 5 4 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 -0.450 5.71 -1.2
Tony Fossas, L (1-4) 0.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2.55 4 13 9 6 1 2 2 2 0 0 3 0 -0.141 3.77 -1.1
John Frascatore 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.83 2 4 4 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 -0.063 4.09 0.9
Team Totals 9.2 7 5 3 5 4 0 2.79 41 129 79 57 6 16 14 18 7 0 62 7 2 -0.508 1.89 -0.5
T Fossas faced 3 batters in the 10th inning.

New York Mets

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
Pete Harnisch 6 5 2 2 1 3 0 4.09 23 81 45 32 7 6 5 14 9 0 56 0.158 1.19 1.0
Juan Acevedo, BS (4) 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 5 19 12 9 1 2 0 5 4 0 0 0 -0.109 1.52 -0.5
Greg McMichael 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.30 8 24 19 13 2 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 -0.194 1.75 -0.0
John Franco 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.49 4 21 11 7 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.023 2.37 0.1
Cory Lidle, W (5-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.51 1 6 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.114 4.46 0.4
Team Totals 10 10 4 4 2 6 0 3.60 41 151 91 62 13 16 10 23 15 0 56 2 0 -0.008 1.54 1.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 22,777.
Field Condition: Soaked.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 8mph out to Centerfield, Night, Rain.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Lance Johnson CF
2 Ron Gant LF 2 Bernard Gilkey LF
3 Willie McGee CF 3 John Olerud 1B
4 Mark McGwire 1B 4 Todd Hundley C
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 Edgardo Alfonzo 3B
6 John Mabry RF 6 Butch Huskey RF
7 Mike Difelice C 7 Luis Lopez 2B
8 Royce Clayton SS 8 Rey Ordonez SS
9 Matt Morris P 9 Pete Harnisch P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R NYM M. Franco D. Eckersley 44% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Ochoa Scores; Alfonzo to 2B
t9 3-3 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  R STL M. Difelice G. McMichael -28% 16% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Gaetti Scores
t7 2-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R STL M. Morris J. Acevedo -22% 53% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Clayton Scores
b10 4-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO NYM E. Alfonzo J. Frascatore 17% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Gilkey Scores/unER
t5 0-3 2 -23 8,(3-2)  RR STL D. DeShields P. Harnisch -16% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Difelice Scores; Clayton Scores; DeShields to 2B

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, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. DeShields P. Harnisch 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant P. Harnisch 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL W. McGee P. Harnisch 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  NYM L. Johnson M. Morris 6% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYM B. Gilkey M. Morris -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Johnson to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 6,(1-2)  RO NYM J. Olerud M. Morris 2% 61% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Short LF); Johnson Scores
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM T. Hundley M. Morris -1% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL M. McGwire P. Harnisch 2% 63% Lineout: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL G. Gaetti P. Harnisch 2% 65% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Mabry P. Harnisch 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  NYM E. Alfonzo M. Morris 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYM B. Huskey M. Morris 2% 71% Passed Ball; Alfonzo to 2B
b2 1-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYM B. Huskey M. Morris -4% 67% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYM L. Lopez M. Morris 9% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores/unER; Lopez to 2B/Adv on E8
b2 2-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O NYM R. Ordonez M. Morris -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b2 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYM P. Harnisch M. Morris -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  STL M. Difelice P. Harnisch -4% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
t3 0-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O STL R. Clayton P. Harnisch 4% 71% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Morris P. Harnisch 3% 74% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t3 0-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. DeShields P. Harnisch 2% 77% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM L. Johnson M. Morris 2% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
b3 2-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM B. Gilkey M. Morris -2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO NYM J. Olerud M. Morris -4% 73% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Johnson out at 1B/2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Gant P. Harnisch 3% 76% Lineout: LF (Deep LF Line)
t4 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL W. McGee P. Harnisch -5% 71% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B)
t4 0-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. McGwire P. Harnisch 4% 75% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF); McGee to 3B
t4 0-2 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti P. Harnisch 4% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  NYM T. Hundley M. Morris 2% 81% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O NYM E. Alfonzo M. Morris -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hundley to 2B
b4 2-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYM B. Huskey M. Morris 7% 87% Double to CF (Line Drive); Hundley Scores
b4 3-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYM L. Lopez M. Morris -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-0 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  O NYM R. Ordonez M. Morris -2% 84% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL J. Mabry P. Harnisch 2% 86% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t5 0-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL M. Difelice P. Harnisch -3% 84% Walk
t5 0-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Clayton P. Harnisch -9% 75% Double to RF (Line Drive); Difelice to 3B
t5 0-3 1 -23 6,(2-2)  O STL M. Morris P. Harnisch 8% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-3 2 -23 8,(3-2)  RR STL D. DeShields P. Harnisch -16% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B); Difelice Scores; Clayton Scores; DeShields to 2B
t5 2-3 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Gant P. Harnisch 5% 71% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 9-1-2
b5 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM P. Harnisch M. Morris -2% 69% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b5 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM L. Johnson M. Morris -2% 67% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
b5 3-2 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYM B. Gilkey M. Morris -1% 66% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Pete Harnisch facing 3-4-5
t6 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL W. McGee P. Harnisch -6% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t6 2-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL M. McGwire P. Harnisch 6% 66% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
t6 2-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO STL G. Gaetti P. Harnisch 8% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 3-4-5
b6 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Olerud M. Morris -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYM T. Hundley M. Morris -2% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 3-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM E. Alfonzo M. Morris -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Juan Acevedo facing 6-7-8
Juan Acevedo replaces Pete Harnisch pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Mabry J. Acevedo 4% 74% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
t7 2-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Difelice J. Acevedo 3% 77% Lineout: P (P's Left)
t7 2-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL R. Clayton J. Acevedo -2% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 2-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R STL M. Morris J. Acevedo -22% 53% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Clayton Scores
t7 3-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. DeShields J. Acevedo 6% 59% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 6-7-8
b7 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM B. Huskey M. Morris -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM L. Lopez M. Morris -3% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYM R. Ordonez M. Morris -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Mets' Greg McMichael facing 2-3-4
Greg McMichael replaces Luis Lopez (2B) pitching and batting 7th
Jason Hardtke replaces Juan Acevedo (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t8 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Gant G. McMichael 5% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL W. McGee G. McMichael 3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. McGwire G. McMichael 3% 61% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 9-1-2
b8 3-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. Hardtke M. Morris -5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b8 3-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM L. Johnson M. Morris -3% 53% Lineout: CF
b8 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM B. Gilkey M. Morris -3% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Mets' Greg McMichael facing 5-6-7
t9 3-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  STL G. Gaetti G. McMichael -8% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 3-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Mabry G. McMichael 2% 44% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Gaetti to 2B
t9 3-3 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  R STL M. Difelice G. McMichael -28% 16% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Gaetti Scores
t9 4-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Clayton G. McMichael 2% 18% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Clayton to 1B/Adv on E3
t9 4-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL M. Morris G. McMichael -1% 17% Clayton Steals 2B
t9 4-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Morris G. McMichael 3% 20% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 3-4, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 3-4-5
b9 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Olerud M. Morris -9% 11% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b9 3-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYM T. Hundley M. Morris 10% 21% Walk
Dennis Eckersley replaces Matt Morris pitching and batting 9th
Alex Ochoa pinch runs for Todd Hundley (C) batting 4th
b9 3-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYM E. Alfonzo D. Eckersley 13% 33% Walk; Ochoa to 2B
b9 3-4 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O NYM B. Huskey D. Eckersley -16% 17% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
Matt Franco pinch hits for Greg McMichael (P) batting 7th
b9 3-4 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R NYM M. Franco D. Eckersley 44% 61% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Ochoa Scores; Alfonzo to 2B
b9 4-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  NYM R. Ordonez D. Eckersley 5% 66% Walk; Alfonzo to 3B; Franco to 2B
Tony Fossas replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
b9 4-4 2 123 4,(2-1)  O NYM J. Hardtke T. Fossas -16% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 4.
Top of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' John Franco facing 1-2-3
John Franco replaces Matt Franco (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Todd Pratt replaces Butch Huskey (RF) playing C batting 6th
Alex Ochoa moves from PR to RF
t10 4-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. DeShields J. Franco 6% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
t10 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Gant J. Franco -6% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t10 4-4 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O STL W. McGee J. Franco 7% 57% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t10 4-4 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  STL M. McGwire J. Franco -5% 52% Walk; McGee to 2B
Cory Lidle replaces John Franco pitching and batting 7th
t10 4-4 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti C. Lidle 11% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 1-2-3
b10 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  NYM L. Johnson T. Fossas 7% 71% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Deep SS-3B Hole)
b10 4-4 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYM B. Gilkey T. Fossas 10% 81% Reached on E2 (throw) (Bunt); Johnson to 2B
b10 4-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  NYM J. Olerud T. Fossas 12% 94% Single to 3B (Bunt to Weak 3B); Johnson to 3B; Gilkey to 2B
John Frascatore replaces Gary Gaetti (3B) pitching and batting 5th
David Bell replaces Tony Fossas (P) playing 3B batting 9th
b10 4-4 0 123 2,(0-1)  O NYM A. Ochoa J. Frascatore -10% 83% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm (Weak SS); Gilkey to 3B; Olerud to 2B
b10 4-4 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO NYM E. Alfonzo J. Frascatore 17% 100% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Gilkey Scores/unER
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Mets 5.

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