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Standings
BAL
@ANA
6
2
KCR
@BOS
2
8
TEX
@CLE
6
5
NYY
@MIN
1
9
CHW
@SEA
0
5
DET
@TOR
3
6
FLA
@ATL
6
4
SDP
@CHC
1
3
LAD
@CIN
10
5
PIT
@COL
3
5
SFG
@MON
4
0
HOU
@NYM
1
6
PHI
@STL
1
6
Friday, August 8, 1997, 7:40
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 23,818, Time of Game: 2:40
Astros
1
61-55
 Lost 5 
1st
at Mets
6
65-49
 Won 2 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Brian Bohanon (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  3  2
Mets            0  1  1   4  0  0   0  0  X    6 13  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .312 .404 .510 .914 18 7 -0.001 0.67 0.027 -0.028 0.0 0 3
James Mouton CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .217 .288 .349 .637 12 7 0.022 0.82 0.120 -0.098 0.6 4 0 HR,GDP
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .421 .576 .997 13 9 -0.075 0.71 0.000 -0.075 -1.4 7 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .360 .397 .757 8 7 -0.042 0.42 0.000 -0.042 -0.7 0 0
Derek Bell RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .249 .328 .380 .708 2 2 -0.034 0.67 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 0 0
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ricky Gutierrez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .337 .371 .708 2 1 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Jose Cabrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thomas Howard CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .323 .361 .683 2 1 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Sean Berry 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .242 .303 .415 .718 15 9 -0.029 0.29 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 0 2
Brad Ausmus C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .258 .310 .353 .663 17 9 -0.005 0.32 0.012 -0.017 0.1 11 3
Tim Bogar SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .247 .310 .376 .686 7 5 0.024 0.56 0.040 -0.016 -0.1 2 2
Shane Reynolds P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .103 .103 .154 .256 1 1 -0.019 1.63 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0 SH
   J.R. Phillips RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143 .133 .357 .490 8 6 -0.019 0.36 0.000 -0.019 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 3 1 3 7 33 .103 .188 .207 .394 105 64 -0.185 0.55 0.199 -0.384 -3.5 24 11
HR: J Mouton (3, off B Bohanon, 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: S Reynolds (3, off B Bohanon).
TB: J Mouton 5; T Bogar.
GIDP: J Mouton (3).
RBI: J Mouton (17).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Biggio-T Bogar-J Bagwell.
E: C Biggio (14); S Reynolds (3).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian McRae CF 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 .245 .334 .380 .714 23 15 0.059 0.55 0.122 -0.063 0.4 2 0 3B,CS
Carlos Baerga 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .289 .316 .407 .723 15 12 0.053 0.65 0.072 -0.019 0.5 3 4
John Olerud 1B 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .289 .389 .460 .849 16 11 0.080 0.52 0.092 -0.012 1.3 6 2
Todd Hundley C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .281 .415 .563 .978 14 8 -0.140 0.76 0.000 -0.140 -2.0 7 0 GDP
Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .323 .396 .453 .849 16 8 0.131 0.67 0.134 -0.003 1.4 0 2
Butch Huskey LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .306 .479 .785 16 10 0.013 0.70 0.048 -0.036 -0.1 3 0
Alex Ochoa RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .225 .278 .330 .607 22 12 0.227 0.66 0.229 -0.002 2.3 3 0 2B
Rey Ordonez SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .237 .274 .281 .556 11 9 -0.091 0.63 0.005 -0.096 -0.9 2 2 2B,CS
Brian Bohanon P 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 14 8 -0.015 0.69 0.012 -0.027 -0.4 0 0 SF
   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
   Carl Everett PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257 .313 .437 .749 7 4 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.4
   Cory Lidle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 33 6 13 4 3 11 37 .394 .432 .515 .948 154 97 0.316 0.60 0.714 -0.399 2.0 27 10
2B: A Ochoa (11, off S Reynolds); R Ordonez (4, off B Wagner).
3B: B McRae (6, off S Reynolds).
SF: B Bohanon (1, off S Reynolds).
TB: B McRae 5; R Ordonez 3; E Alfonzo 2; J Olerud 2; A Ochoa 2; C Baerga 2; B Huskey.
GIDP: T Hundley (6).
RBI: A Ochoa (15); B Bohanon (1); J Olerud (69); C Baerga (38).
2-out RBI: A Ochoa; J Olerud.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Baerga-R Ordonez-J Olerud.
E: E Alfonzo (6).
Baserunning
CS: B McRae (7, 2nd base by S Reynolds/B Ausmus); R Ordonez (5, 2nd base by J Lima/B Ausmus).

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
Shane Reynolds, L (6-7) 3.2 10 6 2 2 4 0 4.18 21 86 53 27 9 17 7 8 7 0 27 -0.341 0.99 -4.4
Jose Lima 2.1 2 0 0 0 3 0 4.90 8 30 21 7 8 6 2 3 2 0 2 0 0.021 0.12 1.4
Jose Cabrera 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.69 4 18 10 4 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Billy Wagner 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.28 4 20 13 9 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 8 13 6 2 3 11 0 2.25 37 154 97 47 23 27 10 13 10 0 27 2 0 -0.316 0.60 -2.0

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
Brian Bohanon, W (3-1) 7.2 3 1 1 3 6 1 3.32 29 93 56 32 8 16 9 11 6 0 72 0.155 0.59 2.2
Greg McMichael, H (13) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.28 1 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.024 0.87 0.8
Cory Lidle 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.44 3 8 6 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 3 7 1 1.00 33 105 64 36 10 18 11 12 6 0 72 3 0 0.185 0.55 3.5
Balks: S Reynolds (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Kerwin Danley.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 23,818.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 5mph out to Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Brian McRae CF
2 James Mouton CF 2 Carlos Baerga 2B
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 John Olerud 1B
4 Luis Gonzalez LF 4 Todd Hundley C
5 Derek Bell RF 5 Edgardo Alfonzo 3B
6 Sean Berry 3B 6 Butch Huskey LF
7 Brad Ausmus C 7 Alex Ochoa RF
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Rey Ordonez SS
9 Shane Reynolds P 9 Brian Bohanon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R NYM A. Ochoa S. Reynolds 12% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores
b3 2-1 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  OO NYM T. Hundley S. Reynolds -11% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon -10% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t3 1-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon 10% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
b3 1-1 1 --- 7,(1-2)  NYM B. McRae S. Reynolds 8% 61% Triple to CF (Line Drive)

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, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Bohanon 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon -10% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t1 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell B. Bohanon 1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez B. Bohanon 1% 44% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  NYM B. McRae S. Reynolds 4% 48% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O NYM C. Baerga S. Reynolds -6% 42% McRae Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B)
b1 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM C. Baerga S. Reynolds -2% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. Olerud S. Reynolds -1% 39% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell B. Bohanon 2% 42% Lineout: RF
t2 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU S. Berry B. Bohanon 1% 43% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus B. Bohanon 1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM T. Hundley S. Reynolds -3% 41% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM E. Alfonzo S. Reynolds 3% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
b2 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYM B. Huskey S. Reynolds -3% 41% Lineout: CF
b2 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R NYM A. Ochoa S. Reynolds 12% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores
b2 1-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O NYM R. Ordonez S. Reynolds -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 8-9-1
t3 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Bogar B. Bohanon -4% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Reynolds B. Bohanon 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Bogar to 2B
t3 1-1 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio B. Bohanon -2% 46% Walk
t3 1-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon 10% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM B. Bohanon S. Reynolds -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-1 1 --- 7,(1-2)  NYM B. McRae S. Reynolds 8% 61% Triple to CF (Line Drive)
b3 1-1 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R NYM C. Baerga S. Reynolds 6% 67% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); McRae Scores
b3 2-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  NYM J. Olerud S. Reynolds 6% 73% Single to LF (Line Drive); Baerga to 3B
b3 2-1 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  OO NYM T. Hundley S. Reynolds -11% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 3-4-5
t4 1-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell B. Bohanon 3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez B. Bohanon 2% 67% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t4 1-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell B. Bohanon 1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Shane Reynolds facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo S. Reynolds 3% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b4 2-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYM B. Huskey S. Reynolds 5% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive to SS-3B Hole); Alfonzo to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- 8,(3-2)  NYM A. Ochoa S. Reynolds 6% 83% Walk; Alfonzo to 3B; Huskey to 2B
b4 2-1 0 123 4,(0-2)  RO NYM R. Ordonez S. Reynolds 2% 85% Strikeout Swinging, Baserunner Out Advancing; Alfonzo Scores/Safe on E1 (catch)/unER; Huskey to 3B; Ochoa to 2B
b4 3-1 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RO NYM B. Bohanon S. Reynolds 1% 86% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Huskey Scores/unER; Ochoa to 3B
b4 4-1 2 --3 1,(0-1)  R NYM B. McRae S. Reynolds 4% 90% Balk; Ochoa Scores/unER
b4 5-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM B. McRae S. Reynolds 0% 91% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b4 5-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  NYM C. Baerga S. Reynolds 1% 92% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); McRae to 3B/Adv on E4 (throw)
b4 5-1 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R NYM J. Olerud S. Reynolds 3% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); McRae Scores/unER; Baerga to 2B
Jose Lima replaces Derek Bell (RF) pitching and batting 5th
J.R. Phillips replaces Shane Reynolds (P) playing RF batting 9th
b4 6-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O NYM T. Hundley J. Lima -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 5 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 6-7-8
t5 1-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry B. Bohanon 1% 95% Lineout: SS
t5 1-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus B. Bohanon 1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t5 1-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Bogar B. Bohanon 0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Jose Lima facing 5-6-7
b5 6-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Lima -0% 96% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
b5 6-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM B. Huskey J. Lima -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 6-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM A. Ochoa J. Lima -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 9-1-2
t6 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Phillips B. Bohanon 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Bohanon 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 1-6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon -1% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t6 1-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell B. Bohanon 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Jose Lima facing 8-9-1
b6 6-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM R. Ordonez J. Lima 0% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b6 6-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYM B. Bohanon J. Lima -1% 97% Ordonez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b6 6-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYM B. Bohanon J. Lima -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b6 6-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  NYM B. McRae J. Lima 0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 6-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYM C. Baerga J. Lima -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 4-5-6
t7 1-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez B. Bohanon 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Ricky Gutierrez pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 5th
t7 1-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez B. Bohanon 1% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t7 1-6 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU S. Berry B. Bohanon 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Jose Cabrera facing 3-4-5
Jose Cabrera replaces Ricky Gutierrez (PH) pitching and batting 5th
b7 6-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM J. Olerud J. Cabrera -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b7 6-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM T. Hundley J. Cabrera -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 6-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo J. Cabrera 0% 98% Walk
b7 6-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM B. Huskey J. Cabrera -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Brian Bohanon facing 7-8-9
t8 1-6 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus B. Bohanon -1% 97% Walk
t8 1-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Bogar B. Bohanon 1% 98% Lineout: LF
t8 1-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Phillips B. Bohanon 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-6 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio B. Bohanon -1% 99% Walk; Ausmus to 2B
t8 1-6 2 12- 5,(2-2)  HOU J. Mouton B. Bohanon -1% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Ausmus to 3B; Biggio to 2B
Greg McMichael replaces Brian Bohanon pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-6 2 123 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell G. McMichael 2% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 7-8-9
Billy Wagner replaces James Mouton (CF) pitching and batting 2nd
Thomas Howard replaces Jose Cabrera (P) playing CF batting 5th
b8 6-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYM A. Ochoa B. Wagner -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM R. Ordonez B. Wagner 0% 100% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
Carl Everett pinch hits for Greg McMichael (P) batting 9th
b8 6-1 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O NYM C. Everett B. Wagner -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b8 6-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O NYM B. McRae B. Wagner -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Cory Lidle facing 4-5-6
Cory Lidle replaces Carl Everett (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez C. Lidle 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P (Deep 1B)
t9 1-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard C. Lidle 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t9 1-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry C. Lidle 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 6.

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  • 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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