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Standings
KCR
@BAL
2
5
DET
@BOS
4
5
 
(11)
NYY
@CHW
6
8
MIN
@SEA
3
4
MIL
@TOR
0
1
CIN
@ATL
4
1
NYM
@CHC
1
4
HOU
@LAD
4
6
STL
@PIT
12
9
SDP
@SFG
3
7
Thursday, April 17, 1980, 12:37PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 5,233, Time of Game: 2:42
Cardinals
12
3-4
 Won 1 
4th, 1½ GB
at Pirates
9
4-2
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Bob Sykes (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       4  4  0   0  0  3   0  1  0   12 17  0
Pirates         0  2  1   0  0  0   2  2  2    9 16  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Garry Templeton SS 6 2 4 0 0 0 6 .310 .355 .448 .803 0.081 0.43 0.094 -0.013 0.9 0 4 2B,2·SB,CS
Ken Oberkfell 2B 4 2 0 0 2 0 6 .182 .379 .318 .697 0.011 0.38 0.034 -0.023 -0.5 3 3 GDP
Keith Hernandez 1B 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .346 .414 .577 .991 -0.027 0.58 0.039 -0.066 -0.7 12 0
Ted Simmons C 4 3 2 0 1 0 5 .269 .345 .308 .653 0.078 0.53 0.082 -0.004 1.1 4 0 IW
Bobby Bonds LF 3 2 2 3 0 0 4 .292 .370 .417 .787 0.131 0.90 0.133 -0.002 2.7 1 0 2B,HBP
   Jim Lentine PR-LF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 1 0
George Hendrick RF 5 1 4 6 0 0 5 .346 .393 .538 .931 0.199 0.64 0.203 -0.004 5.5 4 0 HR
Ken Reitz 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .500 .500 .542 1.042 -0.015 0.18 0.005 -0.020 0.3 0 2
Tony Scott CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .111 .143 .111 .254 0.003 0.14 0.006 -0.003 -0.6 2 0
Bob Sykes P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.018 0.27 0.006 -0.023 -0.5 0 2
   Mark Littell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 42 12 17 11 4 5 47 .405 .468 .524 .992 0.442 0.43 0.602 -0.159 7.9 27 11
2B: B Bonds (1, off J Candelaria); G Templeton (4, off E Solomon).
HR: G Hendrick (1, off R Scurry, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: T Simmons (1, by E Solomon).
HBP: B Bonds (1, by E Solomon).
TB: G Hendrick 7; G Templeton 5; B Bonds 3; T Simmons 2; K Reitz 2; K Hernandez; T Scott; B Sykes.
GIDP: K Oberkfell (3).
RBI: G Hendrick 6 (8); B Bonds 3 (4); K Reitz (3); K Hernandez (3).
2-out RBI: G Hendrick 3; K Reitz.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 8 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Templeton-K Oberkfell-K Hernandez.
Baserunning
SB: G Templeton 2 (2, 2nd base off J Candelaria/S Nicosia 2).
CS: G Templeton (1, 3rd base by E Solomon/S Nicosia).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .320 .370 .360 .730 0.008 0.50 0.048 -0.039 -0.4 5 0 2·SB
Tim Foli SS 4 2 3 2 1 0 5 .250 .308 .375 .683 0.020 0.48 0.053 -0.033 2.0 0 4 2B
Dave Parker RF 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .240 .269 .320 .589 -0.070 0.59 0.007 -0.077 0.4 2 0 2B
Bill Robinson 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .375 .444 1.125 1.569 0.026 0.39 0.045 -0.019 0.3 5 0 HR
   Kent Tekulve P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Madlock 3B-1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .240 .240 .240 .480 -0.042 0.40 0.011 -0.053 0.6 4 2 SB
Lee Lacy LF 5 2 4 2 0 1 5 .714 .714 .857 1.571 0.036 0.25 0.044 -0.008 2.5 2 0 2B
Phil Garner 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .318 .400 .409 .809 0.061 0.38 0.080 -0.018 1.3 3 2 2B
Steve Nicosia C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.121 0.65 0.000 -0.121 -1.9 6 1 GDP
John Candelaria 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
   Mike Easler PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .500 1.333 1.833 0.008 0.44 0.008 0.000 0.2
   Dave Roberts P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Manny Sanguillen PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0.022 0.33 0.022 0.000 0.4 2B
   Eddie Solomon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Enrique Romo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Milner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .071 .278 .071 .349 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Rod Scurry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dale Berra PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.005 0.09 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 42 9 16 8 3 3 45 .381 .422 .571 .994 -0.058 0.43 0.318 -0.374 4.9 27 10
2B: P Garner (2, off B Sykes); T Foli (3, off B Sykes); M Sanguillen (1, off B Sykes); D Parker (2, off B Sykes); L Lacy (1, off M Littell).
HR: B Robinson (2, off B Sykes, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: L Lacy 5; T Foli 4; B Robinson 4; P Garner 3; B Madlock 2; M Sanguillen 2; D Parker 2; O Moreno 2.
GIDP: S Nicosia (1).
RBI: D Parker 2 (3); T Foli 2 (3); L Lacy 2 (2); B Robinson (2); B Madlock (1).
2-out RBI: T Foli 2; D Parker 2; B Madlock; L Lacy.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Nicosia-B Madlock; T Foli-P Garner-B Robinson.
E: P Garner (1).
Baserunning
SB: O Moreno 2 (6, 2nd base off B Sykes/T Simmons 2); B Madlock (1, 2nd base off B Sykes/T Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Sykes, W (1-0) 7.2 13 7 7 3 2 1 6.52 39 24 0.047 0.40 -3.6
Mark Littell 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 7.71 6 1 0 0.012 0.64 -1.2
Team Totals 9 16 9 9 3 3 1 9.00 45 24 1 0 0.059 0.43 -4.9

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Candelaria, L (0-1) 2 9 8 7 2 2 0 10.13 17 8 -0.437 0.93 -7.1
Dave Roberts 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.019 0.19 0.9
Eddie Solomon 1.2 2 3 3 2 1 0 10.13 9 0 0 0.006 0.16 0.2
Enrique Romo 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 3 3 -0.030 0.19 -2.3
Rod Scurry 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 4.50 9 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -0.1
Kent Tekulve 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 3 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 17 12 11 4 5 1 11.00 47 8 3 3 -0.443 0.43 -7.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Solomon (1; B Bonds).
IBB: E Solomon (1; T Simmons).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 5,233.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Garry Templeton SS 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Ken Oberkfell 2B 2 Tim Foli SS
3 Keith Hernandez 1B 3 Dave Parker RF
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Bill Robinson 1B
5 Bobby Bonds LF 5 Bill Madlock 3B
6 George Hendrick RF 6 Lee Lacy LF
7 Ken Reitz 3B 7 Phil Garner 2B
8 Tony Scott CF 8 Steve Nicosia C
9 Bob Sykes P 9 John Candelaria P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 123 RRR STL G. Hendrick J. Candelaria 16% 85% Single to CF; Oberkfell Scores; Simmons Scores; Bonds Scores/Adv on E4/unER; Hendrick to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 R STL B. Bonds J. Candelaria 9% 69% Single to LF; Templeton Scores; Oberkfell to 3B; Simmons to 2B
b9 8-12 0 1-3 ROO PIT S. Nicosia M. Littell 9% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Lacy Scores
t1 0-0 1 12- STL T. Simmons J. Candelaria 6% 60% Single to CF; Templeton to 3B; Oberkfell to 2B
b9 8-12 0 -2- PIT P. Garner M. Littell -5% 91% Single to LF; Lacy to 3B

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, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL G. Templeton J. Candelaria 4% 54% Single to 3B/Bunt
t1 0-0 0 1-- STL K. Oberkfell J. Candelaria 3% 56% Templeton Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- STL K. Oberkfell J. Candelaria 3% 59% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- O STL K. Hernandez J. Candelaria -5% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 12- STL T. Simmons J. Candelaria 6% 60% Single to CF; Templeton to 3B; Oberkfell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 R STL B. Bonds J. Candelaria 9% 69% Single to LF; Templeton Scores; Oberkfell to 3B; Simmons to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 RRR STL G. Hendrick J. Candelaria 16% 85% Single to CF; Oberkfell Scores; Simmons Scores; Bonds Scores/Adv on E4/unER; Hendrick to 2B
t1 4-0 1 -2- O STL K. Reitz J. Candelaria -2% 84% Foul Flyball: C
t1 4-0 2 -2- STL T. Scott J. Candelaria 0% 84% Walk
t1 4-0 2 12- O STL B. Sykes J. Candelaria -2% 82% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- PIT O. Moreno B. Sykes -3% 79% Single to RF
b1 0-4 0 1-- PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -2% 78% Moreno Steals 2B
b1 0-4 0 -2- O PIT T. Foli B. Sykes 3% 81% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-4 1 -2- O PIT D. Parker B. Sykes 3% 84% Flyball: CF
b1 0-4 2 -2- PIT B. Robinson B. Sykes -1% 83% Walk
b1 0-4 2 12- O PIT B. Madlock B. Sykes 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 1-2-3
t2 4-0 0 --- STL G. Templeton J. Candelaria 1% 87% Single to RF
t2 4-0 0 1-- O STL K. Oberkfell J. Candelaria -1% 86% Flyball: LF
t2 4-0 1 1-- STL K. Hernandez J. Candelaria 1% 87% Templeton Steals 2B
t2 4-0 1 -2- R STL K. Hernandez J. Candelaria 4% 91% Single to RF; Templeton Scores
t2 5-0 1 1-- STL T. Simmons J. Candelaria 2% 93% Single to CF; Hernandez to 3B
t2 5-0 1 1-3 RR STL B. Bonds J. Candelaria 4% 96% Double to LF; Hernandez Scores; Simmons Scores
t2 7-0 1 -2- R STL G. Hendrick J. Candelaria 1% 98% Single to LF; Bonds Scores
t2 8-0 1 1-- O STL K. Reitz J. Candelaria -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t2 8-0 2 1-- O STL T. Scott J. Candelaria -0% 97% Popfly: 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-8, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 6-7-8
b2 0-8 0 --- PIT L. Lacy B. Sykes -1% 96% Single to LF
b2 0-8 0 1-- PIT P. Garner B. Sykes -3% 94% Double to RF; Lacy to 3B
b2 0-8 0 -23 O PIT S. Nicosia B. Sykes 2% 95% Popfly: 1B
Mike Easler pinch hits for John Candelaria (P) batting 9th
b2 0-8 1 -23 PIT M. Easler B. Sykes -1% 94% Walk
b2 0-8 1 123 O PIT O. Moreno B. Sykes 2% 96% Flyball: LF
b2 0-8 2 123 RR PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -4% 92% Double to LF; Lacy Scores; Garner Scores; Easler to 3B
b2 2-8 2 -23 O PIT D. Parker B. Sykes 3% 95% Popfly: C
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Pirates' Dave Roberts facing 9-1-2
Dave Roberts replaces Mike Easler (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t3 8-2 0 --- STL B. Sykes D. Roberts 1% 95% Single to LF
t3 8-2 0 1-- O STL G. Templeton D. Roberts -1% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 8-2 1 1-- OO STL K. Oberkfell D. Roberts -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 4-5-6
b3 2-8 0 --- R PIT B. Robinson B. Sykes -3% 91% Home Run
b3 3-8 0 --- O PIT B. Madlock B. Sykes 1% 92% Flyball: RF
b3 3-8 1 --- O PIT L. Lacy B. Sykes 1% 93% Strikeout
b3 3-8 2 --- O PIT P. Garner B. Sykes 0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Pirates' Dave Roberts facing 3-4-5
t4 8-3 0 --- O STL K. Hernandez D. Roberts -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t4 8-3 1 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Roberts -0% 92% Flyball: CF
t4 8-3 2 --- O STL B. Bonds D. Roberts -0% 92% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 8-9-1
b4 3-8 0 --- O PIT S. Nicosia B. Sykes 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
Manny Sanguillen pinch hits for Dave Roberts (P) batting 9th
b4 3-8 1 --- PIT M. Sanguillen B. Sykes -2% 91% Double to LF
b4 3-8 1 -2- O PIT O. Moreno B. Sykes 2% 93% Flyball: RF
b4 3-8 2 -2- PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -1% 92% Single to SS; Sanguillen stays at 2B
b4 3-8 2 12- O PIT D. Parker B. Sykes 2% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 6-7-8
Eddie Solomon replaces Manny Sanguillen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 8-3 0 --- O STL G. Hendrick E. Solomon -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 8-3 1 --- O STL K. Reitz E. Solomon -0% 94% Flyball: LF
t5 8-3 2 --- STL T. Scott E. Solomon 0% 94% Single to CF
t5 8-3 2 1-- O STL B. Sykes E. Solomon -0% 94% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 4-5-6
b5 3-8 0 --- O PIT B. Robinson B. Sykes 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-8 1 --- O PIT B. Madlock B. Sykes 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-8 2 --- PIT L. Lacy B. Sykes -1% 95% Single to LF
b5 3-8 2 1-- O PIT P. Garner B. Sykes 1% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 1-2-3
t6 8-3 0 --- STL G. Templeton E. Solomon 1% 97% Double to RF
t6 8-3 0 -2- STL K. Oberkfell E. Solomon 0% 97% Walk
t6 8-3 0 12- OO STL K. Hernandez E. Solomon -1% 96% Double Play: Strikeout, Templeton Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Oberkfell to 2B
t6 8-3 2 -2- STL T. Simmons E. Solomon 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t6 8-3 2 12- STL B. Bonds E. Solomon 0% 96% Hit By Pitch; Oberkfell to 3B; Simmons to 2B
Enrique Romo replaces Eddie Solomon pitching and batting 9th
Jim Lentine pinch runs for Bobby Bonds (LF) batting 5th
t6 8-3 2 123 RR STL G. Hendrick E. Romo 3% 99% Single to RF; Oberkfell Scores; Simmons Scores; Lentine to 3B
t6 10-3 2 1-3 R STL K. Reitz E. Romo 1% 99% Single to 3B; Lentine Scores; Hendrick to 2B
t6 11-3 2 12- O STL T. Scott E. Romo -0% 99% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 11, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-11, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 8-9-1
Jim Lentine moves from PR to LF
b6 3-11 0 --- O PIT S. Nicosia B. Sykes 0% 100% Flyball: RF
John Milner pinch hits for Enrique Romo (P) batting 9th
b6 3-11 1 --- O PIT J. Milner B. Sykes 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b6 3-11 2 --- O PIT O. Moreno B. Sykes 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 11, Pirates 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 11-3, Pirates' Rod Scurry facing 9-1-2
Rod Scurry replaces John Milner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 11-3 0 --- O STL B. Sykes R. Scurry -0% 100% Strikeout
t7 11-3 1 --- STL G. Templeton R. Scurry 0% 100% Single to 3B
t7 11-3 1 1-- O STL K. Oberkfell R. Scurry -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t7 11-3 2 1-- O STL K. Hernandez R. Scurry -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-11, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 2-3-4
b7 3-11 0 --- PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -0% 99% Single to LF
b7 3-11 0 1-- O PIT D. Parker B. Sykes 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Foli to 2B
b7 3-11 1 -2- O PIT B. Robinson B. Sykes 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Foli to 3B
b7 3-11 2 --3 R PIT B. Madlock B. Sykes -0% 100% Single to RF; Foli Scores
b7 4-11 2 1-- PIT L. Lacy B. Sykes -0% 99% Madlock Steals 2B
b7 4-11 2 -2- R PIT L. Lacy B. Sykes -1% 99% Single to CF; Madlock Scores
b7 5-11 2 1-- O PIT P. Garner B. Sykes 0% 99% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 11-5, Pirates' Rod Scurry facing 4-5-6
t8 11-5 0 --- O STL T. Simmons R. Scurry -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 11-5 1 --- O STL J. Lentine R. Scurry -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 11-5 2 --- R STL G. Hendrick R. Scurry 0% 100% Home Run
t8 12-5 2 --- STL K. Reitz R. Scurry 0% 100% Single to LF
t8 12-5 2 1-- O STL T. Scott R. Scurry -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-12, Cardinals' Bob Sykes facing 8-9-1
b8 5-12 0 --- O PIT S. Nicosia B. Sykes 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Dale Berra pinch hits for Rod Scurry (P) batting 9th
b8 5-12 1 --- O PIT D. Berra B. Sykes 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 5-12 2 --- PIT O. Moreno B. Sykes -0% 100% Single to LF
b8 5-12 2 1-- PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -0% 100% Moreno Steals 2B
b8 5-12 2 -2- PIT T. Foli B. Sykes -0% 100% Walk
b8 5-12 2 12- RR PIT D. Parker B. Sykes -1% 99% Double to RF; Moreno Scores; Foli Scores
Mark Littell replaces Bob Sykes pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-12 2 -2- O PIT B. Robinson M. Littell 1% 99% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Pirates 7.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 12-7, Pirates' Kent Tekulve facing 9-1-2
Kent Tekulve replaces Bill Robinson (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Bill Madlock moves from 3B to 1B
Dale Berra moves from PH to 3B
t9 12-7 0 --- O STL M. Littell K. Tekulve -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 12-7 1 --- O STL G. Templeton K. Tekulve -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 12-7 2 --- O STL K. Oberkfell K. Tekulve -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 12, Pirates 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 7-12, Cardinals' Mark Littell facing 5-6-7
b9 7-12 0 --- PIT B. Madlock M. Littell -1% 99% Single to CF
b9 7-12 0 1-- R PIT L. Lacy M. Littell -2% 96% Double to LF; Madlock Scores
b9 8-12 0 -2- PIT P. Garner M. Littell -5% 91% Single to LF; Lacy to 3B
b9 8-12 0 1-3 ROO PIT S. Nicosia M. Littell 9% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Lacy Scores
b9 9-12 2 --- O PIT D. Berra M. Littell 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 12, Pirates 9.

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