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Standings
BAL
@ANA
6
7
CHW
@CLE
14
7
BOS
@DET
8
5
MIN
@OAK
4
2
KCR
@SEA
5
11
TBD
@TEX
2
7
NYY
@TOR
9
1
ARI
@ATL
2
5
SDP
@CHC
3
2
 
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COL
@FLA
2
3
LAD
@MIL
9
6
STL
@MON
2
3
HOU
@NYM
7
10
CIN
@PHI
4
5
SFG
@PIT
2
5
Wednesday, April 22, 1998, 7:40
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 12,772, Time of Game: 3:41
Astros
7
11-10
 Lost 1 
4th, 3 GB
at Mets
10
12-7
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Dennis Cook (2-0)
L: Doug Henry (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  2  0   3  1  0    7 10  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  2  4   0  1  3   10 10  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

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 4 3 2 0 1 0 5 .322 .379 .494 .873 20 11 0.135 1.04 0.157 -0.022 1.1 3 3
Derek Bell RF 5 2 4 2 0 1 5 .390 .436 .646 1.083 23 14 0.405 1.64 0.421 -0.015 3.6 2 0 HR
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .234 .385 .429 .814 12 7 -0.068 1.99 0.111 -0.179 -1.1 5 1 HBP
Sean Berry 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .238 .365 .500 .865 8 5 -0.098 1.46 0.007 -0.105 -0.9 1 1 HBP
   Bill Spiers PR-3B 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 .256 .388 .410 .798 4 3 0.136 3.50 0.136 0.000 0.6 0 0 SF
Moises Alou LF 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 .299 .420 .582 1.002 35 18 0.020 1.41 0.108 -0.088 0.0 1 0
Carl Everett CF 5 1 3 3 0 1 5 .341 .383 .523 .906 18 11 0.361 1.81 0.444 -0.083 2.3 9 0 HR,2B
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .349 .406 .429 .834 23 14 -0.246 1.66 0.060 -0.305 -1.6 3 3 CS
Brad Ausmus C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .105 .261 .193 .454 22 15 -0.190 1.38 0.000 -0.190 -1.2 2 1
John Halama P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 10 4 0.004 0.83 0.028 -0.024 0.0 0 0
   Jack Howell PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 7 4 -0.013 0.48 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
   Bob Scanlan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   C.J. Nitkowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .350 .188 .538 6 3 -0.047 1.85 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 10 7 5 9 44 .278 .386 .472 .859 188 109 0.399 1.59 1.472 -1.071 2.4 26 11
2B: C Everett (3, off M Rojas).
HR: C Everett (1, off D Mlicki, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); D Bell (4, off D Mlicki, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SF: B Spiers (1, off D Cook).
HBP: S Berry (2, by D Mlicki); J Bagwell (1, by M Rojas).
TB: C Everett 7; D Bell 7; C Biggio 2; B Spiers.
RBI: C Everett 3 (9); B Spiers 2 (8); D Bell 2 (21).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Baserunning
CS: R Gutierrez (2, 2nd base by D Cook POCS).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 5 1 0 1 0 1 5 .240 .326 .373 .699 20 11 -0.076 1.58 0.014 -0.090 -0.7 1 0
Luis Lopez 2B 4 2 2 2 1 0 5 .429 .515 .571 1.087 17 8 0.331 1.34 0.359 -0.028 2.1 2 0 3B
Bernard Gilkey LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .328 .403 .406 .809 14 9 -0.008 1.20 0.117 -0.126 0.3 1 0 2B,CS
John Olerud 1B 3 1 2 0 2 1 5 .371 .500 .516 1.016 20 9 0.159 1.86 0.183 -0.023 1.0 1 2
Butch Huskey RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .210 .301 .339 .640 19 12 -0.316 2.65 0.000 -0.316 -2.1 8 0
Brian McRae CF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .233 .373 .350 .723 20 10 -0.045 1.32 0.076 -0.121 -0.2 1 0 CS
   Dennis Cook P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jim Tatum PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .308 .308 .769 1.077 5 3 0.388 4.38 0.388 0.000 2.7 HR
Alberto Castillo C 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .160 .250 .200 .450 12 8 0.095 1.72 0.159 -0.064 1.0 9 0
Rey Ordonez SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .247 .267 .288 .554 8 7 0.080 2.13 0.173 -0.094 0.8 3 1 2B,SH
Dave Mlicki P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 3 2 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Carlos Baerga PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .180 .185 .230 .414 2 2 -0.027 1.68 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 SF
   Turk Wendell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matt Franco PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .429 .250 .679 4 0 0.014 2.65 0.014 0.000 0.2
   Greg McMichael P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mel Rojas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Rich Becker CF 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .340 .489 .829 4 2 0.331 1.25 0.331 0.000 1.0 0 0 HR
Team Totals 33 10 10 10 7 2 42 .303 .415 .606 1.021 148 83 0.901 1.76 1.814 -0.914 5.6 27 4
2B: R Ordonez (3, off J Halama); B Gilkey (5, off J Halama).
3B: L Lopez (1, off C Nitkowski).
HR: R Becker (3, off D Henry, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); J Tatum (1, off D Henry, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SF: C Baerga (3, off J Halama).
SH: R Ordonez (2, off B Scanlan).
TB: J Tatum 4; R Becker 4; L Lopez 4; B Gilkey 3; R Ordonez 2; J Olerud 2; A Castillo.
RBI: J Tatum 3 (6); L Lopez 2 (2); R Ordonez (6); R Becker (7); B Gilkey (9); E Alfonzo (9); C Baerga (6).
2-out RBI: J Tatum 3; L Lopez 2; B Gilkey; R Becker.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Olerud (2).
Baserunning
CS: B Gilkey (1, 2nd base by C Nitkowski/B Ausmus); B McRae (2, 2nd base by C Nitkowski POCS).

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
John Halama 5 5 2 2 3 2 0 6.39 23 84 50 29 10 11 7 11 3 0 48 0.070 1.22 0.5
Bob Scanlan, H (3) 0.1 0 2 2 1 0 0 6.00 3 9 5 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.154 2.43 -0.9
C.J. Nitkowski, BS (1) 1.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 3.24 7 29 13 8 1 4 4 2 1 0 2 2 -0.259 2.02 -2.1
Doug Henry, BS (1), L (1-1) 1.2 2 4 4 2 0 2 4.50 9 33 17 13 1 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 -0.556 2.63 -3.1
Team Totals 8.2 10 10 10 7 2 2 10.38 42 155 85 53 12 20 14 19 4 0 48 2 2 -0.899 1.76 -5.6

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
Dave Mlicki 5 5 3 2 2 5 2 7.65 24 100 59 34 9 16 5 11 1 0 50 -0.091 0.99 -0.5
Turk Wendell 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75 3 12 8 4 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.055 0.72 0.5
Greg McMichael, H (2) 0.1 2 3 3 2 0 0 3.75 5 21 10 6 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.242 2.12 -2.1
Mel Rojas, BS (1) 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0.82 7 28 17 7 3 7 2 3 3 0 3 2 -0.245 2.87 -1.5
Dennis Cook, W (2-0) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.00 5 27 15 8 1 6 0 2 0 0 3 1 0.124 2.51 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 7 6 5 9 2 6.00 44 188 109 59 16 34 8 20 5 0 50 6 3 -0.399 1.59 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Mlicki (3; S Berry); M Rojas (1; J Bagwell).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Cook (1; R Gutierrez, 2nd base (CS)); C Nitkowski (1; B McRae, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Angel Hernandez.
Time of Game: 3:41.
Attendance: 12,772.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 58° F, Wind 9mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Edgardo Alfonzo 3B
2 Derek Bell RF 2 Luis Lopez 2B
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Bernard Gilkey LF
4 Sean Berry 3B 4 John Olerud 1B
5 Moises Alou LF 5 Butch Huskey RF
6 Carl Everett CF 6 Brian McRae CF
7 Ricky Gutierrez SS 7 Alberto Castillo C
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Rey Ordonez SS
9 John Halama P 9 Dave Mlicki P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 7-7 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RRR NYM J. Tatum D. Henry 39% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lopez Scores; Olerud Scores
b8 6-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R NYM R. Becker D. Henry 33% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t7 4-6 1 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU C. Everett M. Rojas -30% 35% Double to RF (Line Drive); Bell Scores; Spiers Scores; Alou to 3B
b6 3-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  RR NYM L. Lopez C. Nitkowski 27% 84% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Castillo Scores; Alfonzo Scores
t5 1-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR HOU D. Bell D. Mlicki -18% 17% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores/unER

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' Dave Mlicki facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Mlicki 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell D. Mlicki 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Mlicki 1% 55% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' John Halama facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Halama -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM L. Lopez J. Halama -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM B. Gilkey J. Halama -1% 50% Flyball: CF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dave Mlicki facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry D. Mlicki 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou D. Mlicki 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU C. Everett D. Mlicki -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez D. Mlicki 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' John Halama facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM J. Olerud J. Halama -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM B. Huskey J. Halama -2% 51% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM B. McRae J. Halama 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  NYM A. Castillo J. Halama 2% 54% Walk; McRae to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O NYM R. Ordonez J. Halama -4% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dave Mlicki facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Mlicki 3% 53% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Halama D. Mlicki -3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio D. Mlicki -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Halama to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  HOU D. Bell D. Mlicki -7% 39% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Halama to 3B; Biggio to 2B
t3 0-0 1 123 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Mlicki 8% 47% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 2 123 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry D. Mlicki 8% 56% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' John Halama facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM D. Mlicki J. Halama -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Halama -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM L. Lopez J. Halama -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dave Mlicki facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou D. Mlicki 3% 53% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t4 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Everett D. Mlicki -13% 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t4 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez D. Mlicki 2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Mlicki 1% 43% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' John Halama facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM B. Gilkey J. Halama -3% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Olerud J. Halama 3% 43% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b4 0-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYM B. Huskey J. Halama -4% 39% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O NYM B. McRae J. Halama -3% 36% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dave Mlicki facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Halama D. Mlicki 2% 38% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU C. Biggio D. Mlicki -3% 36% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  RR HOU D. Bell D. Mlicki -18% 17% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores/unER
t5 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell D. Mlicki 1% 18% Popfly: 2B
t5 3-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU S. Berry D. Mlicki -1% 18% Hit By Pitch
Bill Spiers pinch runs for Sean Berry (3B) batting 4th
t5 3-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Alou D. Mlicki -1% 17% Walk; Spiers to 2B
t5 3-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O HOU C. Everett D. Mlicki 2% 19% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' John Halama facing 7-8-9
Bill Spiers moves from PR to 3B
b5 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM A. Castillo J. Halama 4% 23% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
b5 0-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R NYM R. Ordonez J. Halama 17% 41% Double to 3B (Line Drive to Deep 3B); Castillo Scores; Ordonez to 3B/Adv on throw
Carlos Baerga pinch hits for Dave Mlicki (P) batting 9th
b5 1-3 0 --3 2,(0-2)  RO NYM C. Baerga J. Halama -3% 38% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ordonez Scores
b5 2-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM E. Alfonzo J. Halama -2% 35% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM L. Lopez J. Halama 2% 37% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b5 2-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYM B. Gilkey J. Halama 6% 43% Double to CF (Line Drive); Lopez to 3B
b5 2-3 2 -23 5,(3-1)  NYM J. Olerud J. Halama 2% 45% Walk
b5 2-3 2 123 2,(0-1)  O NYM B. Huskey J. Halama -11% 34% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Turk Wendell facing 7-8-9
Turk Wendell replaces Carlos Baerga (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Wendell 2% 36% Flyball: RF
t6 3-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus T. Wendell 2% 38% Flyball: RF
Jack Howell pinch hits for John Halama (P) batting 9th
t6 3-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Howell T. Wendell 1% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Bob Scanlan facing 6-7-8
Bob Scanlan replaces Jack Howell (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM B. McRae B. Scanlan 6% 46% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYM A. Castillo B. Scanlan 9% 55% Fielder's Choice P; McRae to 2B
b6 2-3 0 12- 1,(0-1)  O NYM R. Ordonez B. Scanlan -0% 55% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; McRae to 3B; Castillo to 2B
C.J. Nitkowski replaces Bob Scanlan pitching and batting 9th
Matt Franco pinch hits for Turk Wendell (P) batting 9th
b6 2-3 1 -23 4,(3-0)  NYM M. Franco C. Nitkowski 1% 56% Walk
b6 2-3 1 123 3,(1-1)  RO NYM E. Alfonzo C. Nitkowski 1% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; McRae Scores; Castillo to 3B
b6 3-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  RR NYM L. Lopez C. Nitkowski 27% 84% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Castillo Scores; Alfonzo Scores
b6 5-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R NYM B. Gilkey C. Nitkowski 6% 90% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Lopez Scores
b6 6-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM J. Olerud C. Nitkowski -1% 90% Gilkey Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 6.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-6, Mets' Greg McMichael facing 1-2-3
Greg McMichael replaces Matt Franco (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio G. McMichael -4% 85% Walk
t7 3-6 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell G. McMichael -10% 75% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Biggio to 3B
t7 3-6 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell G. McMichael 8% 83% Flyball: RF
t7 3-6 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  R HOU B. Spiers G. McMichael -8% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Biggio Scores; Bell to 2B
t7 4-6 1 12- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Alou G. McMichael -10% 65% Walk; Bell to 3B; Spiers to 2B
Mel Rojas replaces Greg McMichael pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-6 1 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU C. Everett M. Rojas -30% 35% Double to RF (Line Drive); Bell Scores; Spiers Scores; Alou to 3B
t7 6-6 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Rojas 13% 49% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-6 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Rojas 10% 59% Lineout: RF (Deep 2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 6-6, Astros' C.J. Nitkowski facing 4-5-6
b7 6-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Olerud C. Nitkowski 6% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b7 6-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM B. Huskey C. Nitkowski -5% 59% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b7 6-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYM B. McRae C. Nitkowski -5% 54% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 6-6 2 1-- 2,(2-0)  O NYM A. Castillo C. Nitkowski -4% 50% McRae Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 6.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 6-6, Mets' Mel Rojas facing 9-1-2
Dave Clark pinch hits for C.J. Nitkowski (P) batting 9th
t8 6-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Clark M. Rojas 5% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 6-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Biggio M. Rojas -5% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t8 6-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Rojas -7% 43% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Biggio to 2B
t8 6-6 1 12- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Rojas -11% 32% Hit By Pitch; Biggio to 3B; Bell to 2B
Dennis Cook replaces Brian McRae (CF) pitching and batting 6th
Rich Becker replaces Mel Rojas (P) playing CF batting 9th
t8 6-6 1 123 2,(1-1)  RO HOU B. Spiers D. Cook -6% 26% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Biggio Scores
t8 7-6 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou D. Cook 4% 31% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 6-7, Astros' Doug Henry facing 7-8-9
Doug Henry replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM A. Castillo D. Henry -6% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM R. Ordonez D. Henry -5% 20% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b8 6-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R NYM R. Becker D. Henry 33% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b8 7-7 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo D. Henry -3% 50% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 7.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Mets' Dennis Cook facing 6-7-8
t9 7-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Everett D. Cook 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-7 1 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez D. Cook -6% 50% Walk
t9 7-7 1 1-- 4,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Cook 10% 60% Gutierrez Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t9 7-7 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Cook 3% 64% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Doug Henry facing 2-3-4
b9 7-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYM L. Lopez D. Henry 7% 71% Walk
b9 7-7 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O NYM B. Gilkey D. Henry -8% 64% Flyball: CF
b9 7-7 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYM J. Olerud D. Henry 7% 71% Walk; Lopez to 2B
b9 7-7 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O NYM B. Huskey D. Henry -10% 61% Flyball: CF
Jim Tatum pinch hits for Dennis Cook (P) batting 6th
b9 7-7 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RRR NYM J. Tatum D. Henry 39% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lopez Scores; Olerud Scores
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 10.

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