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DET
@CAL
1
2
 
(11)
MIL
@CLE
4
6
BOS
@MIN
9
1
BAL
@OAK
2
3
 
(10)
NYY
@SEA
11
1
KCR
@TEX
5
0
CHW
@TOR
3
4
CIN
@CHC
5
2
LAD
@MON
1
6
SFG
@PHI
5
6
HOU
@PIT
2
3
ATL
@STL
3
6
Tuesday, May 21, 1985,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 5,146, Time of Game: 2:29
Astros
2
20-18
 Lost 2 
3rd, 2 GB
at Pirates
3
12-24
 Won 2 
6th, 11½ GB
W: Rick Reuschel (1-0)
L: Mike Scott (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  5  1
Pirates         2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  X    3  6  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .277 .778 -0.037 1.02 0.034 -0.071 -0.4 1 1
Terry Puhl RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .774 -0.071 0.93 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 0 0
   Mark Ross P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Harry Spilman PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .412 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jim Pankovits PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .360 .949 -0.066 2.66 0.000 -0.066 -0.4
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Denny Walling 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .330 .843 -0.061 0.83 0.000 -0.061 -0.4 7 2
   Enos Cabell PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 .239 .618 0.072 1.40 0.072 0.000 0.4
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .349 .898 0.158 1.27 0.193 -0.035 0.9 3 0
Jerry Mumphrey CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 .256 .681 -0.219 2.15 0.000 -0.219 -0.9 1 0 SF
Phil Garner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .252 .672 -0.149 1.54 0.000 -0.149 -0.7 0 3
Mark Bailey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .194 .539 0.011 1.40 0.082 -0.072 -0.3 9 2
   Bert Pena PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Craig Reynolds SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 .294 .793 0.103 0.91 0.125 -0.022 0.9 0 2 3B
   Tim Tolman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.156 5.82 0.000 -0.156 -0.5
Mike Scott P 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 0.016 1.49 0.016 0.000 0.2 1 0 SF
   Jeff Calhoun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kevin Bass PH-RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .657 -0.027 1.31 0.020 -0.048 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 3 4 .167 .462 -0.426 1.47 0.542 -0.970 -2.0 24 10
3B: C Reynolds (2, off R Reuschel).
SF: M Scott (1, off R Reuschel); J Mumphrey (3, off J Candelaria).
TB: C Reynolds 4; K Bass; M Bailey; J Cruz.
RBI: M Scott (1); J Mumphrey (22).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: M Bailey (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marvell Wynne CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .200 .424 -0.064 0.70 0.016 -0.080 -0.7 3 0 CS
Johnny Ray 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .281 .665 0.020 0.75 0.059 -0.039 0.1 1 4 SB
Bill Madlock 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .236 .621 -0.055 0.66 0.012 -0.067 -0.7 0 0
   Jim Morrison 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .571 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jason Thompson 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 .233 .739 0.014 0.70 0.033 -0.020 0.1 11 1
George Hendrick RF 4 0 2 1 0 1 .231 .602 0.080 0.99 0.124 -0.043 0.6 2 0
Tony Pena C 3 0 1 1 1 1 .224 .576 0.088 1.01 0.113 -0.025 0.8 4 0
Steve Kemp LF 2 0 1 1 1 1 .279 .716 0.100 1.51 0.120 -0.020 1.1 3 0
   Sixto Lezcano LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .163 .564 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 1 0
Bill Almon SS 3 0 0 0 1 2 .278 .677 -0.020 1.07 0.071 -0.091 -0.9 1 6 SB
Rick Reuschel P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.084 0.82 0.000 -0.084 -1.0 1 0
   John Candelaria P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 3 6 3 6 10 .207 .550 0.075 0.87 0.548 -0.473 -0.6 27 11
TB: G Hendrick 2; S Kemp; B Madlock; M Wynne; T Pena.
RBI: S Kemp (6); G Hendrick (9); T Pena (12).
2-out RBI: S Kemp; G Hendrick; T Pena.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: B Almon (4, 2nd base off M Scott/M Bailey); J Ray (3, 2nd base off M Scott/M Bailey).
CS: M Wynne (3, 2nd base by M Scott/M Bailey).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, L (2-2) 4.2 6 3 3 6 8 0 3.40 25 42 -0.173 1.05 -1.5
Jeff Calhoun 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.60 1 3 0 0.041 1.68 0.7
Mark Ross 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.045 0.30 0.9
Dave Smith 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.72 3 0 0 0.012 0.15 0.4
Team Totals 8 6 3 3 6 10 0 3.38 35 42 3 0 -0.075 0.87 0.6

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, W (1-0) 7.2 3 1 1 2 2 0 1.17 28 69 0.293 0.98 2.2
John Candelaria, S (6) 1.1 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.44 7 2 0 0.132 3.45 -0.1
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 4 0 2.00 35 69 2 0 0.425 1.47 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Bill Doran 2B 1 Marvell Wynne CF
2 Terry Puhl RF 2 Johnny Ray 2B
3 Denny Walling 1B 3 Bill Madlock 3B
4 Jose Cruz LF 4 Jason Thompson 1B
5 Jerry Mumphrey CF 5 George Hendrick RF
6 Phil Garner 3B 6 Tony Pena C
7 Mark Bailey C 7 Steve Kemp LF
8 Craig Reynolds SS 8 Bill Almon SS
9 Mike Scott P 9 Rick Reuschel P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 2 1-3 O HOU T. Tolman J. Candelaria 16% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-3 0 1-- HOU J. Cruz J. Candelaria -15% 71% Single; Cabell to 3B
t9 1-3 0 1-3 RO HOU J. Mumphrey J. Candelaria 13% 84% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Cabell Scores
b1 0-0 2 12- R PIT G. Hendrick M. Scott 11% 65% Single; Madlock Scores; Thompson to 3B
b5 2-1 2 123 R PIT S. Kemp M. Scott 10% 84% Walk; Ray Scores; Thompson to 3B; Pena to 2B

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' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Wynne M. Scott -2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. Ray M. Scott -1% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- PIT B. Madlock M. Scott 1% 52% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- PIT J. Thompson M. Scott 2% 54% Walk; Madlock to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R PIT G. Hendrick M. Scott 11% 65% Single; Madlock Scores; Thompson to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 R PIT T. Pena M. Scott 9% 74% Single; Thompson Scores; Hendrick to 2B
b1 2-0 2 12- PIT S. Kemp M. Scott 2% 76% Single; Hendrick to 3B; Pena to 2B
b1 2-0 2 123 O PIT B. Almon M. Scott -5% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel 2% 74% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 1 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey R. Reuschel 1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O HOU P. Garner R. Reuschel 1% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 9-1-2
b2 2-0 0 --- O PIT R. Reuschel M. Scott -1% 75% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- PIT M. Wynne M. Scott 2% 76% Single
b2 2-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Ray M. Scott -2% 74% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Madlock M. Scott -2% 73% Wynne Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel 2% 75% Flyball: CF
t3 0-2 1 --- HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel -7% 68% Triple
t3 0-2 1 --3 RO HOU M. Scott R. Reuschel -2% 67% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Reynolds Scores
t3 1-2 2 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel 1% 68% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 3-4-5
b3 2-1 0 --- O PIT B. Madlock M. Scott -2% 66% Flyball: LF
b3 2-1 1 --- O PIT J. Thompson M. Scott -1% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-1 2 --- PIT G. Hendrick M. Scott 1% 66% Single
b3 2-1 2 1-- O PIT T. Pena M. Scott -2% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 2-3-4
t4 1-2 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel 3% 66% Flyball: CF
t4 1-2 1 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 2% 68% Strikeout
t4 1-2 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel 1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O PIT S. Kemp M. Scott -2% 68% Strikeout
b4 2-1 1 --- PIT B. Almon M. Scott 2% 70% Walk
b4 2-1 1 1-- PIT R. Reuschel M. Scott 5% 75% Almon Steals 2B; Almon to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b4 2-1 1 --3 O PIT R. Reuschel M. Scott -6% 69% Strikeout
b4 2-1 2 --3 O PIT M. Wynne M. Scott -4% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 5-6-7
t5 1-2 0 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey R. Reuschel 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-2 1 --- O HOU P. Garner R. Reuschel 2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel 1% 72% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 2-3-4
b5 2-1 0 --- PIT J. Ray M. Scott 3% 75% Walk
b5 2-1 0 1-- PIT B. Madlock M. Scott 3% 78% Ray Steals 2B
b5 2-1 0 -2- O PIT B. Madlock M. Scott -4% 74% Strikeout (C-1B)
b5 2-1 1 -2- PIT J. Thompson M. Scott 1% 75% Walk
b5 2-1 1 12- O PIT G. Hendrick M. Scott -4% 71% Strikeout
b5 2-1 2 12- PIT T. Pena M. Scott 2% 74% Walk; Ray to 3B; Thompson to 2B
b5 2-1 2 123 R PIT S. Kemp M. Scott 10% 84% Walk; Ray Scores; Thompson to 3B; Pena to 2B
Jeff Calhoun replaces Mike Scott pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-1 2 123 O PIT B. Almon J. Calhoun -4% 80% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 8-9-1
t6 1-3 0 --- HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel -5% 75% Single
Kevin Bass pinch hits for Jeff Calhoun (P) batting 9th
t6 1-3 0 1-- O HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel 5% 79% Lineout: SS
t6 1-3 1 1-- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel 4% 83% Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 2 1-- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Mark Ross facing 9-1-2
Mark Ross replaces Terry Puhl (RF) pitching and batting 2nd
Kevin Bass moves from PH to RF
b6 3-1 0 --- O PIT R. Reuschel M. Ross -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b6 3-1 1 --- O PIT M. Wynne M. Ross -1% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 3-1 2 --- O PIT J. Ray M. Ross -1% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 3-4-5
t7 1-3 0 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 3% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-3 1 --- HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel -4% 83% Walk
t7 1-3 1 1-- O HOU J. Mumphrey R. Reuschel 4% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Mumphrey to 1B
t7 1-3 2 1-- O HOU P. Garner R. Reuschel 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Mark Ross facing 3-4-5
b7 3-1 0 --- O PIT B. Madlock M. Ross -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- O PIT J. Thompson M. Ross -1% 88% Flyball: RF
b7 3-1 2 --- O PIT G. Hendrick M. Ross -0% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Rick Reuschel facing 7-8-9
Jim Morrison replaces Bill Madlock playing 3B batting 3rd
Sixto Lezcano replaces Steve Kemp playing LF batting 7th
t8 1-3 0 --- O HOU M. Bailey R. Reuschel 3% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 1-3 1 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel 2% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-3 2 --- HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel -2% 91% Single
t8 1-3 2 1-- HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -3% 88% Walk; Bass to 2B
John Candelaria replaces Rick Reuschel pitching and batting 9th
Harry Spilman pinch hits for Mark Ross (P) batting 2nd
Jim Pankovits pinch hits for Harry Spilman batting 2nd
t8 1-3 2 12- O HOU J. Pankovits J. Candelaria 7% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Dave Smith facing 6-7-8
Dave Smith replaces Jim Pankovits (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
b8 3-1 0 --- O PIT T. Pena D. Smith -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-1 1 --- O PIT S. Lezcano D. Smith -0% 94% Strikeout
b8 3-1 2 --- O PIT B. Almon D. Smith -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' John Candelaria facing 3-4-5
Enos Cabell pinch hits for Denny Walling (1B) batting 3rd
t9 1-3 0 --- HOU E. Cabell J. Candelaria -7% 86% Walk
t9 1-3 0 1-- HOU J. Cruz J. Candelaria -15% 71% Single; Cabell to 3B
t9 1-3 0 1-3 RO HOU J. Mumphrey J. Candelaria 13% 84% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Cabell Scores
t9 2-3 1 1-- O HOU P. Garner J. Candelaria 9% 93% Strikeout
t9 2-3 2 1-- HOU M. Bailey J. Candelaria -8% 84% Single; Cruz to 3B
Tim Tolman pinch hits for Craig Reynolds (SS) batting 8th
Bert Pena pinch runs for Mark Bailey (C) batting 7th
t9 2-3 2 1-3 O HOU T. Tolman J. Candelaria 16% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3.

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