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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BOS
5
2
DET
@CHW
2
8
BAL
@MIL
4
3
CLE
@MIN
3
4
KCR
@NYY
2
5
OAK
@WSA
8
1
CHC
@ATL
6
3
STL
@CIN
2
4
NYM
@LAD
3
4
HOU
@PIT
8
9
MON
@SDP
0
8
MON
@SDP
4
8
PHI
@SFG
1
0
PHI
@SFG
3
4
 
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Sunday, June 6, 1971, 1:35PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 23,051, Time of Game: 2:54
Astros
8
27-28
 Lost 1 
3rd, 10 GB
at Pirates
9
33-21
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Dock Ellis (8-3)
S: Bob Veale (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  2   2  2  1    8 15  1
Pirates         2  0  2   1  0  3   0  1  X    9 17  3

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jesus Alou RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .349 .377 .434 .812 0.064 0.94 0.153 -0.089 1.0 2 0 2·2B,GDP
   Denny Lemaster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .262 .338 .390 .728 -0.033 0.56 0.013 -0.046 -0.7 3 5
   Marty Martinez 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 -0.080 2.93 0.000 -0.080 -0.3 0 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .229 .265 .365 .630 0.086 0.85 0.136 -0.051 0.2 2 0
Bob Watson LF 4 2 2 4 1 0 5 .286 .337 .401 .738 0.253 1.27 0.288 -0.036 3.8 2 0 HR,2B
Denis Menke 1B-SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .239 .333 .302 .635 -0.091 1.72 0.089 -0.180 -0.0 7 4 2B
Doug Rader 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .204 .271 .304 .575 -0.100 1.48 0.054 -0.154 -0.8 0 1 2B
Jack Hiatt C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .382 .493 .436 .929 -0.057 1.10 0.021 -0.078 -0.5 2 1 2B
   George Culver P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Wynn PH-RF 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 .238 .326 .328 .654 0.110 1.59 0.122 -0.012 1.0 1 0 2B
Roger Metzger SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .225 .269 .280 .549 -0.057 1.04 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 0 1
   John Mayberry PH-1B 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .167 .281 .333 .614 -0.196 2.82 0.037 -0.233 0.1 5 0 HR
Wade Blasingame P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211 .318 .368 .687 -0.024 0.97 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   Ken Forsch P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Norm Miller PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241 .305 .370 .675 0.028 0.60 0.028 0.000 0.4
   Buddy Harris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Edwards C 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 .232 .284 .328 .612 0.042 0.39 0.042 0.000 0.6 0 0 2B
Team Totals 42 8 15 8 2 8 44 .357 .386 .690 1.077 -0.055 1.26 0.983 -1.040 4.0 24 13
2B: J Hiatt (3, off D Ellis); D Menke (8, off D Ellis); D Rader (11, off D Ellis); J Alou 2 (11, 1 off D Giusti, 1 off M Grant); B Watson (9, off M Grant); J Edwards (5, off M Grant); J Wynn (5, off D Giusti).
HR: B Watson (4, off D Ellis, 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs); J Mayberry (2, off M Grant, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: B Watson 6; J Mayberry 5; J Alou 4; J Edwards 3; D Menke 2; J Hiatt 2; D Rader 2; J Wynn 2; C Cedeno 2; J Morgan.
GIDP: J Alou (5).
RBI: B Watson 4 (20); J Wynn (15); J Alou (11); D Menke (14); J Mayberry (4).
2-out RBI: B Watson 2; J Wynn; J Alou; J Mayberry.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Morgan-D Menke; D Rader-J Morgan-D Menke.
E: J Morgan (6).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 5 4 3 1 0 0 5 .356 .418 .450 .868 0.101 0.45 0.116 -0.015 1.4 3 2 HR
Richie Hebner 3B 4 3 3 1 1 0 5 .313 .369 .506 .875 0.209 0.66 0.214 -0.005 2.3 1 1 3B
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .307 .332 .487 .818 0.083 0.68 0.110 -0.027 1.4 1 1
Willie Stargell LF 5 1 3 3 0 1 5 .316 .372 .673 1.044 0.131 0.40 0.154 -0.023 2.4 0 0 HR,2B
Manny Sanguillen C 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .328 .352 .418 .770 0.021 0.25 0.034 -0.013 0.8 8 1
Bob Robertson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .330 .485 .814 -0.002 0.30 0.021 -0.023 -0.3 10 1
Al Oliver CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .295 .307 .602 -0.019 0.36 0.023 -0.042 -1.1 2 0 GDP
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .217 .270 .304 .575 -0.071 0.48 0.000 -0.071 -1.3 0 4 GDP
Dock Ellis P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .226 .273 .226 .499 0.002 0.27 0.008 -0.006 -0.0 1 2
   Bill Mazeroski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .358 .283 .641 -0.008 0.33 0.000 -0.008 -0.1
   Mudcat Grant P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .500 .600 1.100 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.1 0 0
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Bob Veale 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 40 9 17 8 1 2 41 .425 .439 .650 1.089 0.445 0.43 0.680 -0.235 5.5 27 12
2B: W Stargell (7, off D Lemaster).
3B: R Hebner (4, off W Blasingame).
HR: W Stargell (18, off W Blasingame, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out); D Cash (1, off D Lemaster, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: W Stargell 7; D Cash 6; R Hebner 5; M Sanguillen 3; R Clemente 2; A Oliver; D Ellis; B Robertson.
GIDP: J Hernandez (3); A Oliver (7).
RBI: W Stargell 3 (49); R Clemente 2 (31); M Sanguillen (23); R Hebner (31); D Cash (9).
2-out RBI: R Clemente 2; M Sanguillen; W Stargell.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hernandez-D Cash-B Robertson.
PB: M Sanguillen (4).
E: J Hernandez 2 (6); R Hebner (6).
Outfield Assists: R Clemente (D Rader at home plate).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wade Blasingame, L (4-6) 2.1 6 4 3 1 1 1 3.59 14 31 -0.269 0.67 -3.1
Ken Forsch 1.2 4 1 1 0 1 0 2.48 8 1 0 -0.022 0.41 -0.1
Buddy Harris 1.2 4 3 3 0 0 0 4.05 9 0 0 -0.090 0.37 -1.6
George Culver 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.17 5 2 1 -0.006 0.15 -0.1
Denny Lemaster 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.04 5 0 0 -0.058 0.25 -0.6
Team Totals 8 17 9 8 1 2 2 9.00 41 31 3 1 -0.445 0.43 -5.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, W (8-3) 6 8 3 2 1 6 1 1.85 26 51 0.079 0.90 -0.3
Mudcat Grant 1.2 5 4 4 0 1 1 2.25 10 0 0 -0.059 0.61 -2.4
Dave Giusti, H (1) 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1.61 7 1 1 -0.159 2.80 -1.8
Bob Veale, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.61 1 2 0 0.194 6.84 0.6
Team Totals 9 15 8 6 2 8 2 6.00 44 51 3 1 0.055 1.26 -4.0
Balks: None.
WP: W Blasingame (3); G Culver (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 23,051.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jesus Alou RF 1 Dave Cash 2B
2 Joe Morgan 2B 2 Richie Hebner 3B
3 Cesar Cedeno CF 3 Roberto Clemente RF
4 Bob Watson LF 4 Willie Stargell LF
5 Denis Menke 1B 5 Manny Sanguillen C
6 Doug Rader 3B 6 Bob Robertson 1B
7 Jack Hiatt C 7 Al Oliver CF
8 Roger Metzger SS 8 Jackie Hernandez SS
9 Wade Blasingame P 9 Dock Ellis P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 8-9 2 -23 O HOU J. Mayberry B. Veale 19% 100% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- R PIT R. Hebner W. Blasingame 15% 74% Triple; Cash Scores/unER
t9 7-9 2 1-3 R HOU J. Wynn D. Giusti -12% 81% Double; Rader to 3B; Cedeno Scores/unER
t9 7-9 0 1-- HOU B. Watson D. Giusti -12% 74% Walk; Cedeno to 2B
t8 6-8 2 -2- R HOU J. Alou D. Giusti -11% 80% Double; Edwards 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, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Alou D. Ellis 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Morgan D. Ellis 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- HOU C. Cedeno D. Ellis -3% 51% Single to 3B; Cedeno to 3B/Adv on E5
t1 0-0 2 --3 O HOU B. Watson D. Ellis 4% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT D. Cash W. Blasingame 4% 58% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- R PIT R. Hebner W. Blasingame 15% 74% Triple; Cash Scores/unER
b1 1-0 0 --3 R PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame 1% 75% Wild Pitch; Hebner Scores
b1 2-0 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame -1% 73% Strikeout
b1 2-0 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell W. Blasingame -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 2-0 2 --- PIT M. Sanguillen W. Blasingame 1% 73% Single
b1 2-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Robertson W. Blasingame -1% 72% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O HOU D. Menke D. Ellis 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O HOU D. Rader D. Ellis 1% 75% Strikeout (C-1B)
t2 0-2 2 --- HOU J. Hiatt D. Ellis -2% 73% Double
t2 0-2 2 -2- O HOU R. Metzger D. Ellis 3% 76% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- PIT A. Oliver W. Blasingame 2% 79% Single
b2 2-0 0 1-- OO PIT J. Hernandez W. Blasingame -5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- PIT D. Ellis W. Blasingame 1% 75% Single
b2 2-0 2 1-- O PIT D. Cash W. Blasingame -1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O HOU W. Blasingame D. Ellis 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- O HOU J. Alou D. Ellis 2% 77% Groundout: 1B-2B-P
t3 0-2 2 --- HOU J. Morgan D. Ellis -1% 76% Single
t3 0-2 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Ellis 2% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- PIT R. Hebner W. Blasingame 2% 80% Walk
b3 2-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hebner to 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- RR PIT W. Stargell W. Blasingame 11% 90% Home Run; Hebner Scores
b3 4-0 1 --- PIT M. Sanguillen W. Blasingame 1% 91% Single
Ken Forsch replaces Wade Blasingame pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 1 1-- PIT B. Robertson K. Forsch 2% 93% Single; Sanguillen to 3B
b3 4-0 1 1-3 OO PIT A. Oliver K. Forsch -4% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- HOU B. Watson D. Ellis -3% 87% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t4 0-4 0 1-- R HOU D. Menke D. Ellis -9% 78% Double; Watson Scores/unER
t4 1-4 0 -2- O HOU D. Rader D. Ellis 4% 82% Strikeout
t4 1-4 1 -2- O HOU J. Hiatt D. Ellis 3% 85% Strikeout
t4 1-4 2 -2- O HOU R. Metzger D. Ellis 3% 88% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Ken Forsch facing 8-9-1
b4 4-1 0 --- O PIT J. Hernandez K. Forsch -1% 87% Flyball: LF
b4 4-1 1 --- O PIT D. Ellis K. Forsch -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b4 4-1 2 --- PIT D. Cash K. Forsch 0% 87% Single
b4 4-1 2 1-- PIT R. Hebner K. Forsch 1% 88% Single; Cash to 3B
b4 4-1 2 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente K. Forsch 5% 93% Single; Hebner to 3B; Cash Scores
b4 5-1 2 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell K. Forsch -1% 91% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
Norm Miller pinch hits for Ken Forsch (P) batting 9th
t5 1-5 0 --- HOU N. Miller D. Ellis -3% 89% Walk
t5 1-5 0 1-- OO HOU J. Alou D. Ellis 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 1-5 2 --- O HOU J. Morgan D. Ellis 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Buddy Harris facing 5-6-7
Buddy Harris replaces Norm Miller (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-1 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen B. Harris -0% 94% Flyball: RF
b5 5-1 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson B. Harris -0% 93% Flyball: 1B
b5 5-1 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver B. Harris -0% 93% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 3-4-5
t6 1-5 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno D. Ellis -3% 91% Single
t6 1-5 0 1-- HOU B. Watson D. Ellis -1% 89% Passed Ball; Cedeno to 2B
t6 1-5 0 -2- RR HOU B. Watson D. Ellis -9% 80% Home Run; Cedeno Scores
t6 3-5 0 --- O HOU D. Menke D. Ellis 3% 83% Lineout: RF
t6 3-5 1 --- HOU D. Rader D. Ellis -5% 78% Double
t6 3-5 1 -2- O HOU J. Hiatt D. Ellis 5% 82% Flyball: 1B
John Mayberry pinch hits for Roger Metzger (SS) batting 8th
t6 3-5 2 -2- O HOU J. Mayberry D. Ellis 4% 86% Single to RF; Rader out at Hm/RF-C
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Buddy Harris facing 8-9-1
John Mayberry moves from PH to 1B
Denis Menke moves from 1B to SS
b6 5-3 0 --- O PIT J. Hernandez B. Harris -1% 85% Flyball: LF
Bill Mazeroski pinch hits for Dock Ellis (P) batting 9th
b6 5-3 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Harris -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-3 2 --- PIT D. Cash B. Harris 1% 85% Single
b6 5-3 2 1-- PIT R. Hebner B. Harris 1% 86% Single; Cash to 3B
b6 5-3 2 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente B. Harris 6% 92% Single; Hebner to 2B; Cash Scores
b6 6-3 2 12- R PIT W. Stargell B. Harris 4% 96% Single; Clemente to 3B; Hebner Scores
George Culver replaces Jack Hiatt (C) pitching and batting 7th
Johnny Edwards replaces Buddy Harris (P) playing C batting 9th
b6 7-3 2 1-3 R PIT M. Sanguillen G. Culver 2% 98% Single; Stargell to 2B; Clemente Scores
b6 8-3 2 12- PIT B. Robertson G. Culver 0% 98% Wild Pitch; Sanguillen to 2B; Stargell to 3B
b6 8-3 2 -23 O PIT B. Robertson G. Culver -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 8.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-8, Pirates' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
Mudcat Grant replaces Bill Mazeroski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-8 0 --- HOU J. Edwards M. Grant -1% 96% Single
t7 3-8 0 1-- HOU J. Alou M. Grant -4% 92% Double; Edwards to 3B
t7 3-8 0 -23 O HOU J. Morgan M. Grant 3% 94% Flyball: 3B
t7 3-8 1 -23 O HOU C. Cedeno M. Grant 3% 97% Flyball: 1B
t7 3-8 2 -23 RR HOU B. Watson M. Grant -4% 93% Double; Alou Scores; Edwards Scores
t7 5-8 2 -2- O HOU D. Menke M. Grant 2% 95% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-5, Astros' George Culver facing 7-8-9
Marty Martinez replaces Joe Morgan playing 2B batting 2nd
b7 8-5 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver G. Culver -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 8-5 1 --- O PIT J. Hernandez G. Culver -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 8-5 2 --- O PIT M. Grant G. Culver -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Pirates 8.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t8 5-8 0 --- O HOU D. Rader M. Grant 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
Jim Wynn pinch hits for George Culver (P) batting 7th
t8 5-8 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn M. Grant 1% 97% Strikeout
t8 5-8 2 --- R HOU J. Mayberry M. Grant -4% 93% Home Run
t8 6-8 2 --- HOU J. Edwards M. Grant -3% 91% Double
Dave Giusti replaces Mudcat Grant pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-8 2 -2- R HOU J. Alou D. Giusti -11% 80% Double; Edwards Scores
t8 7-8 2 -2- O HOU M. Martinez D. Giusti 8% 88% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-7, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 1-2-3
Denny Lemaster replaces Jesus Alou (RF) pitching and batting 1st
Jim Wynn moves from PH to RF
b8 8-7 0 --- R PIT D. Cash D. Lemaster 7% 95% Home Run
b8 9-7 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner D. Lemaster -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 9-7 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente D. Lemaster -0% 94% Flyball: RF
b8 9-7 2 --- PIT W. Stargell D. Lemaster 1% 94% Double
b8 9-7 2 -2- O PIT M. Sanguillen D. Lemaster -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Pirates 9.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 7-9, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 3-4-5
t9 7-9 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno D. Giusti -7% 86% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 7-9 0 1-- HOU B. Watson D. Giusti -12% 74% Walk; Cedeno to 2B
t9 7-9 0 12- O HOU D. Menke D. Giusti 11% 85% Flyball: P
t9 7-9 1 12- O HOU D. Rader D. Giusti 8% 93% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Cedeno to 3B
t9 7-9 2 1-3 R HOU J. Wynn D. Giusti -12% 81% Double; Rader to 3B; Cedeno Scores/unER
Bob Veale replaces Dave Giusti pitching and batting 9th
t9 8-9 2 -23 O HOU J. Mayberry B. Veale 19% 100% Lineout: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 8, Pirates 9.

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  • 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.

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