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MIL
@ANA
4
5
DET
@KCR
6
5
BOS
@MIN
5
7
CHW
@OAK
10
4
BAL
@SEA
8
7
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@TEX
2
4
CLE
@TOR
8
6
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@ATL
1
5
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@CHC
3
5
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@CIN
0
5
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@MON
4
7
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@NYM
4
10
HOU
@PHI
3
5
FLA
@PIT
5
3
 
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Sunday, May 18, 1997, 1:35
, Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 17,367, Time of Game: 2:29
Astros
3
22-21
 Lost 2 
1st
at Phillies
5
16-25
 Won 2 
5th, 12½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  1    3  9  0
Phillies        0  2  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    5  8  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 1 1 0 1 1 4 .287 .376 .497 .873 13 6 0.001 0.56 0.058 -0.057 0.3 3 3 CS,HBP
Bobby Abreu RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .240 .338 .357 .694 18 12 -0.002 0.66 0.038 -0.040 0.0 3 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .306 .396 .619 1.014 14 11 0.000 0.68 0.037 -0.036 1.0 7 3 2·2B,SF
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .358 .352 .710 8 6 -0.093 0.83 0.000 -0.093 -1.4 2 0
Sean Berry 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .183 .239 .317 .556 25 14 0.000 0.62 0.044 -0.044 -0.0 0 4 2B
James Mouton CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .291 .388 .679 14 9 -0.066 0.67 0.017 -0.083 -0.9 1 0 CS
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .500 .548 .714 1.263 17 12 0.055 0.72 0.104 -0.049 1.0 4 1 2B
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .330 .372 .453 .825 17 13 -0.089 1.15 0.019 -0.109 -0.6 3 0
Mike Hampton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .056 .105 .056 .161 2 1 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 3
   Ken Ramos PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1 -0.018 0.79 0.000 -0.018 -0.4
   Ramon Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297 .424 .419 .843 6 3 -0.013 0.50 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .333 .385 .718 4 3 -0.038 1.31 0.000 -0.038 -0.3
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 1 6 36 .273 .306 .394 .699 139 91 -0.274 0.73 0.317 -0.591 -1.6 24 14
2B: J Bagwell 2 (12, 1 off J Spradlin, 1 off G Stephenson); S Berry (5, off R Bottalico); R Gutierrez (3, off R Bottalico).
SF: J Bagwell (2, off G Stephenson).
HBP: C Biggio (10, by G Stephenson).
TB: R Gutierrez 4; J Bagwell 4; S Berry 2; J Mouton; C Biggio; B Ausmus.
RBI: J Bagwell 2 (39); R Gutierrez (6).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
CS: C Biggio (2, 2nd base by G Stephenson/M Parent); J Mouton (4, 2nd base by G Stephenson/M Parent).
Pickoffs: R Gutierrez (1st base by G Stephenson).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gregg Jefferies LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .235 .317 .349 .666 16 7 0.020 0.58 0.063 -0.043 0.5 1 0 CS
Rex Hudler 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .038 .138 .038 .176 11 6 -0.051 0.68 0.000 -0.051 -1.2 3 1 SH
Scott Rolen 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .295 .373 .443 .816 23 12 0.094 0.38 0.110 -0.016 1.2 1 0 HR
Darren Daulton RF 3 2 2 1 0 0 3 .324 .413 .569 .982 7 5 0.074 0.43 0.078 -0.004 1.2 2 0 HR
   Derrick May RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .310 .421 .731 3 2 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 0 0
Ruben Amaro CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .212 .308 .303 .611 7 6 0.094 0.48 0.105 -0.011 0.5 2 0 2B
Kevin Jordan 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .063 .059 .063 .121 11 9 -0.002 0.43 0.005 -0.008 -0.4 9 0 SF
   Ricky Bottalico P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Parent C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .057 .132 .086 .217 13 6 0.054 0.51 0.057 -0.002 0.9 6 2
Kevin Stocker SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275 .346 .348 .694 6 4 -0.030 0.35 0.000 -0.030 -1.2 2 5 CS
Garrett Stephenson P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 10 8 -0.027 0.47 0.000 -0.027 -0.4 0 2
   Ricky Otero PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .300 .600 1 1 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.3
   Jerry Spradlin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Erik Plantenberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rico Brogna 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .314 .459 .773 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 28 5 8 5 3 3 33 .286 .344 .536 .879 108 66 0.226 0.46 0.421 -0.195 0.9 27 10
2B: R Amaro (3, off M Hampton).
HR: S Rolen (4, off M Hampton, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF); D Daulton (5, off M Hampton, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SF: K Jordan (1, off M Hampton).
SH: R Hudler (1, off M Hampton).
TB: D Daulton 5; S Rolen 4; R Amaro 2; G Jefferies 2; R Otero; M Parent.
RBI: S Rolen 2 (22); K Jordan (1); D Daulton (18); M Parent (1).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
E: R Hudler (1).
Baserunning
CS: G Jefferies (3, 2nd base by M Hampton POCS); K Stocker (1, 2nd base by M Hampton 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
Mike Hampton, L (2-4) 5 7 5 5 2 3 2 5.50 22 78 48 30 7 10 8 9 7 0 34 -0.251 0.61 -2.4
Ramon Garcia 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.28 8 19 10 7 1 2 2 5 1 0 0 0 0.017 0.14 1.0
Jose Lima 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.43 3 11 8 5 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 3 3 2 5.62 33 108 66 42 9 14 11 16 8 0 34 0 0 -0.227 0.46 -0.9

Philadelphia Phillies

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
Garrett Stephenson, W (1-0) 7 6 1 0 0 4 0 1.29 26 96 66 46 6 14 10 11 4 0 67 0.230 0.67 2.6
Jerry Spradlin 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.05 4 18 9 3 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.014 0.42 -0.8
Erik Plantenberg, H (3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.59 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.022 0.76 0.3
Ricky Bottalico, S (10) 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.50 5 23 15 7 6 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0.034 1.33 -0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 1 6 0 2.00 36 139 91 57 14 20 13 15 7 0 67 1 0 0.272 0.73 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: J Spradlin (1).
HBP: G Stephenson (2; C Biggio).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Hampton 2 (3; G Jefferies, 2nd base (CS), K Stocker, 2nd base (CS)); G Stephenson (2; R Gutierrez, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Larry Poncino.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 17,367.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 57° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Gregg Jefferies LF
2 Bobby Abreu RF 2 Rex Hudler 2B
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Scott Rolen 3B
4 Luis Gonzalez LF 4 Darren Daulton RF
5 Sean Berry 3B 5 Ruben Amaro CF
6 James Mouton CF 6 Kevin Jordan 1B
7 Ricky Gutierrez SS 7 Mark Parent C
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Kevin Stocker SS
9 Mike Hampton P 9 Garrett Stephenson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 2-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  RR PHI S. Rolen M. Hampton 11% 89% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Jefferies Scores; Rolen Scores
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PHI R. Amaro M. Hampton 11% 69% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Daulton to 3B
t9 3-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Bottalico 6% 96% Lineout: 1B
t9 2-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU R. Gutierrez R. Bottalico -6% 90% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Berry Scores
b2 1-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R PHI M. Parent M. Hampton 5% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Amaro Scores

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, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio G. Stephenson 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Abreu G. Stephenson 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell G. Stephenson 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PHI G. Jefferies M. Hampton 3% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PHI R. Hudler M. Hampton -3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-1)  O PHI S. Rolen M. Hampton -4% 51% Jefferies Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-1B-SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PHI S. Rolen M. Hampton -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez G. Stephenson 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU S. Berry G. Stephenson 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Mouton G. Stephenson 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PHI D. Daulton M. Hampton 4% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PHI R. Amaro M. Hampton 11% 69% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Daulton to 3B
b2 0-0 0 -23 2,(0-1)  RO PHI K. Jordan M. Hampton 1% 70% Lineout: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Daulton Scores; Amaro to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R PHI M. Parent M. Hampton 5% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Amaro Scores
b2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PHI K. Stocker M. Hampton -1% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Parent to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PHI G. Stephenson M. Hampton -2% 71% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- 7,(1-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez G. Stephenson -4% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t3 0-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus G. Stephenson 4% 71% Lineout: RF
t3 0-2 1 1-- O HOU M. Hampton G. Stephenson 4% 75% Gutierrez Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t3 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Hampton G. Stephenson 1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  PHI G. Jefferies M. Hampton 2% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PHI R. Hudler M. Hampton -1% 78% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Jefferies to 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  RR PHI S. Rolen M. Hampton 11% 89% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Jefferies Scores; Rolen Scores
b3 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R PHI D. Daulton M. Hampton 4% 93% Home Run (Line Drive); Daulton Scores
b3 5-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PHI R. Amaro M. Hampton -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 5-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O PHI K. Jordan M. Hampton -0% 92% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 5.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 1-2-3
t4 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio G. Stephenson -2% 90% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 0-5 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Abreu G. Stephenson 3% 93% Biggio Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 0-5 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU B. Abreu G. Stephenson 1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Bagwell G. Stephenson -1% 93% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t4 0-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez G. Stephenson 1% 95% Popfly: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 7-8-9
b4 5-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PHI M. Parent M. Hampton 1% 95% Walk
b4 5-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O PHI K. Stocker M. Hampton -1% 95% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B (P's Left); Stocker to 1B
b4 5-0 1 1-- 3,(1-2)  O PHI G. Stephenson M. Hampton -1% 94% Stocker Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
b4 5-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O PHI G. Stephenson M. Hampton -0% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 5.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 5-6-7
t5 0-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU S. Berry G. Stephenson 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Mouton G. Stephenson 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez G. Stephenson 0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b5 5-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PHI G. Jefferies M. Hampton -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PHI R. Hudler M. Hampton -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b5 5-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  PHI S. Rolen M. Hampton 0% 96% Walk
b5 5-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PHI D. Daulton M. Hampton -0% 95% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Phillies 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 8-9-1
t6 0-5 0 --- 8,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus G. Stephenson -2% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
Ken Ramos pinch hits for Mike Hampton (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU K. Ramos G. Stephenson 2% 95% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t6 0-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio G. Stephenson -2% 93% Hit By Pitch; Ausmus to 2B
t6 0-5 1 12- 3,(1-1)  HOU B. Abreu G. Stephenson -4% 89% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Ausmus to 3B; Biggio to 2B; Abreu to 1B
t6 0-5 1 123 6,(3-2)  RO HOU J. Bagwell G. Stephenson 3% 92% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ausmus Scores/unER; Biggio to 3B
t6 1-5 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez G. Stephenson 3% 95% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 5-6-7
Ramon Garcia replaces Ken Ramos (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PHI R. Amaro R. Garcia -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 5-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PHI K. Jordan R. Garcia -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
b6 5-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O PHI M. Parent R. Garcia -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Phillies 5.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Phillies' Garrett Stephenson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU S. Berry G. Stephenson 2% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t7 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Mouton G. Stephenson -2% 94% Single to 3B (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
t7 1-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez G. Stephenson 3% 97% Mouton Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 1-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Gutierrez G. Stephenson -1% 96% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Deep SS-2B)
t7 1-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus G. Stephenson 1% 97% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 8-9-1
b7 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PHI K. Stocker R. Garcia -0% 97% Popfly: LF (Deep SS)
Ricky Otero pinch hits for Garrett Stephenson (P) batting 9th
b7 5-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PHI R. Otero R. Garcia 0% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b7 5-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  PHI G. Jefferies R. Garcia 0% 97% Walk; Otero to 2B
b7 5-1 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O PHI R. Hudler R. Garcia -1% 97% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
b7 5-1 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O PHI S. Rolen R. Garcia -1% 96% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Phillies 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Phillies' Jerry Spradlin facing 9-1-2
Jerry Spradlin replaces Ricky Otero (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Derrick May replaces Darren Daulton playing RF batting 4th
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Ramon Garcia (P) batting 9th
t8 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Spradlin 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio J. Spradlin -1% 96% Walk
t8 1-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Abreu J. Spradlin 2% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Spradlin -0% 98% Wild Pitch; Biggio to 2B
t8 1-5 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Spradlin -3% 95% Double to LF (Line Drive); Biggio Scores
Erik Plantenberg replaces Jerry Spradlin pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez E. Plantenberg 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
Jose Lima replaces Bill Spiers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PHI D. May J. Lima -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 5-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PHI R. Amaro J. Lima -0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P (Deep 1B)
b8 5-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PHI K. Jordan J. Lima -0% 97% Popfly: SS (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Phillies 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Phillies' Ricky Bottalico facing 5-6-7
Ricky Bottalico replaces Kevin Jordan (1B) pitching and batting 6th
Rico Brogna replaces Erik Plantenberg (P) playing 1B batting 9th
t9 2-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU S. Berry R. Bottalico -4% 92% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t9 2-5 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Mouton R. Bottalico 4% 96% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU R. Gutierrez R. Bottalico -6% 90% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Berry Scores
t9 3-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Bottalico 6% 96% Lineout: 1B
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 9th
t9 3-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Howard R. Bottalico 4% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Phillies 5.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

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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