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CAL
@BAL
5
6
KCR
@CHW
9
3
TEX
@DET
5
3
MIN
@MIL
0
1
SEA
@NYY
10
4
OAK
@TOR
3
2
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@CIN
6
5
 
(10)
MON
@LAD
2
1
 
(12)
HOU
@PIT
2
4
PHI
@SDP
8
1
NYM
@SFG
4
0
ATL
@STL
3
4
Friday, August 28, 1987,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 11,917, Time of Game: 2:27
Astros
2
65-63
 Lost 3 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Pirates
4
57-71
 Won 4 
6th, 19½ GB
W: Bob Walk (6-2)
L: Mike Scott (13-10)
S: Jim Gott (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  8  1
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  0   3  0  X    4 11  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .346 .341 .687 0.053 0.98 0.096 -0.042 0.5 2 0 SB
Billy Hatcher RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .318 .376 .453 .829 0.021 1.11 0.082 -0.061 0.3 0 0
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .291 .367 .431 .798 -0.097 1.40 0.025 -0.122 -0.8 2 3 3B
Alan Ashby C 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .387 .449 .836 -0.001 1.32 0.083 -0.084 -0.2 6 2
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .255 .308 .463 .771 -0.092 1.52 0.052 -0.144 -1.0 6 2 GDP
Jose Cruz LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .248 .314 .417 .731 -0.003 1.26 0.079 -0.081 0.5 5 0
Ken Caminiti 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .255 .295 .372 .667 -0.185 1.49 0.000 -0.185 -1.2 1 2 GDP
Craig Reynolds SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .324 .380 .704 0.011 1.18 0.104 -0.094 0.3 1 0 3B
Mike Scott P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .138 .176 .138 .315 -0.104 1.11 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 1 0
   Denny Walling PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .354 .424 .777 -0.012 0.44 0.000 -0.012 -0.1
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 2 5 36 .242 .286 .364 .649 -0.409 1.24 0.521 -0.929 -2.5 24 9
3B: B Doran (2, off B Walk); C Reynolds (2, off B Walk).
TB: B Doran 3; C Reynolds 3; B Hatcher 2; A Ashby; J Cruz; G Davis; G Young.
GIDP: K Caminiti (4); G Davis (14).
RBI: G Young (10); K Caminiti (19).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Davis-A Ashby-G Davis.
E: G Davis (12).
Baserunning
SB: G Young (14, 2nd base off B Walk/M LaValliere).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
John Cangelosi LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .285 .449 .409 .858 0.034 0.94 0.081 -0.047 0.6 3 0 2B
   Barry Bonds LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .332 .510 .842 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Andy Van Slyke CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .285 .348 .499 .847 -0.193 1.05 0.000 -0.193 -2.4 6 0 GDP
Johnny Ray 2B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .273 .328 .358 .686 0.106 0.97 0.152 -0.046 1.4 0 2
   Jim Gott P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .100 .400 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Bobby Bonilla 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289 .333 .467 .800 -0.020 0.76 0.036 -0.056 -0.4 0 1
R.J. Reynolds RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .254 .321 .384 .705 -0.010 0.96 0.054 -0.064 -0.2 0 0 SB
Sid Bream 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .277 .346 .421 .767 -0.058 0.85 0.015 -0.073 -0.6 7 2
Mike LaValliere C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .297 .382 .360 .743 0.115 0.96 0.145 -0.030 0.9 7 0
Al Pedrique SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .311 .365 .388 .753 0.036 1.60 0.128 -0.092 0.2 1 2 CS
Bob Walk P 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.082 1.52 0.134 -0.051 0.5 0 1
   Jose Lind 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 34 4 11 4 0 5 34 .324 .324 .353 .676 0.092 1.05 0.745 -0.652 -0.0 27 9
2B: J Cangelosi (7, off M Scott).
TB: J Cangelosi 3; J Ray 2; M LaValliere 2; R Reynolds; A Pedrique; B Bonilla; B Walk; S Bream.
GIDP: A Van Slyke (6).
RBI: J Ray 2 (54); M LaValliere (30); B Walk (5).
2-out RBI: J Ray 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Bonilla-J Lind-S Bream; S Bream-A Pedrique-S Bream.
E: M LaValliere (4); A Van Slyke (4).
Baserunning
SB: R Reynolds (13, 2nd base off M Scott/A Ashby).
CS: A Pedrique (4, 2nd base by M Scott/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, L (13-10) 8 11 4 4 0 5 0 3.08 34 49 -0.093 1.05 0.0
Team Totals 8 11 4 4 0 5 0 4.50 34 49 -0.093 1.05 0.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Walk, W (6-2) 7.1 7 1 1 2 4 0 3.72 31 62 0.282 1.24 2.1
Jim Gott, S (5) 1.2 1 1 0 0 1 0 4.04 5 2 0 0.126 1.21 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 2 1 2 5 0 1.00 36 62 2 0 0.408 1.24 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Mark Hirschbeck.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 11,917.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Gerald Young CF 1 John Cangelosi LF
2 Billy Hatcher RF 2 Andy Van Slyke CF
3 Bill Doran 2B 3 Johnny Ray 2B
4 Alan Ashby C 4 Bobby Bonilla 3B
5 Glenn Davis 1B 5 R.J. Reynolds RF
6 Jose Cruz LF 6 Sid Bream 1B
7 Ken Caminiti 3B 7 Mike LaValliere C
8 Craig Reynolds SS 8 Al Pedrique SS
9 Mike Scott P 9 Bob Walk P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-1 2 -23 RR PIT J. Ray M. Scott 14% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Walk Scores; Cangelosi Scores
b7 1-1 0 12- R PIT B. Walk M. Scott 13% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); LaValliere Scores; Pedrique to 2B
b7 2-1 0 123 OO PIT A. Van Slyke M. Scott -11% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B; Walk to 3B; Cangelosi to 2B
t3 0-1 0 --- HOU C. Reynolds B. Walk -10% 51% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
t8 1-4 1 12- OO HOU G. Davis J. Gott 9% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

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' Bob Walk facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Young B. Walk 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher B. Walk 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- HOU B. Doran B. Walk -3% 51% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --3 O HOU A. Ashby B. Walk 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 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 J. Cangelosi M. Scott -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Van Slyke M. Scott -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- PIT J. Ray M. Scott 1% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Bonilla M. Scott -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis B. Walk 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz B. Walk 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU K. Caminiti B. Walk 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Reynolds M. Scott 4% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- O PIT S. Bream M. Scott -3% 55% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- PIT M. LaValliere M. Scott 2% 57% Reynolds Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PIT M. LaValliere M. Scott 9% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Reynolds Scores
b2 1-0 1 1-- O PIT A. Pedrique M. Scott -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; LaValliere to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O PIT B. Walk M. Scott -3% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- HOU C. Reynolds B. Walk -10% 51% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
t3 0-1 0 --3 O HOU M. Scott B. Walk 5% 56% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --3 R HOU G. Young B. Walk -6% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Reynolds Scores
t3 1-1 1 1-- HOU B. Hatcher B. Walk -4% 46% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Young to 2B
t3 1-1 1 12- O HOU B. Doran B. Walk 5% 51% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 2 12- O HOU A. Ashby B. Walk 5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- O PIT J. Cangelosi M. Scott -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-1 1 --- O PIT A. Van Slyke M. Scott -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 1-1 2 --- O PIT J. Ray M. Scott -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O HOU G. Davis B. Walk 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 1 --- HOU J. Cruz B. Walk -3% 50% Walk
t4 1-1 1 1-- OO HOU K. Caminiti B. Walk 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- O PIT B. Bonilla M. Scott -3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 1-1 1 --- O PIT R. Reynolds M. Scott -2% 51% Foul Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 2 --- PIT S. Bream M. Scott 1% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b4 1-1 2 1-- O PIT M. LaValliere M. Scott -3% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds B. Walk 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 1-1 1 --- O HOU M. Scott B. Walk 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 1-1 2 --- HOU G. Young B. Walk -2% 54% Walk
t5 1-1 2 1-- HOU B. Hatcher B. Walk -1% 52% Young Steals 2B
t5 1-1 2 -2- O HOU B. Hatcher B. Walk 5% 57% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 8-9-1
b5 1-1 0 --- PIT A. Pedrique M. Scott 5% 61% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Pedrique to 1B
b5 1-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Walk M. Scott -8% 54% Pedrique Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 1-1 1 --- O PIT B. Walk M. Scott -2% 51% Foul Flyball: LF
b5 1-1 2 --- PIT J. Cangelosi M. Scott 3% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b5 1-1 2 -2- O PIT A. Van Slyke M. Scott -5% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- O HOU B. Doran B. Walk 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 1 --- HOU A. Ashby B. Walk -4% 50% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t6 1-1 1 1-- HOU G. Davis B. Walk -5% 45% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Ashby to 2B
t6 1-1 1 12- O HOU J. Cruz B. Walk 6% 51% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 2 12- O HOU K. Caminiti B. Walk 6% 58% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 3-4-5
b6 1-1 0 --- O PIT J. Ray M. Scott -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 1-1 1 --- PIT B. Bonilla M. Scott 4% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 1-1 1 1-- O PIT R. Reynolds M. Scott -4% 54% Flyball: LF
b6 1-1 2 1-- O PIT S. Bream M. Scott -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 8-9-1
t7 1-1 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds B. Walk 4% 54% Foul Flyball: C
t7 1-1 1 --- O HOU M. Scott B. Walk 3% 57% Strikeout
t7 1-1 2 --- O HOU G. Young B. Walk 2% 59% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- PIT M. LaValliere M. Scott 6% 64% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b7 1-1 0 1-- PIT A. Pedrique M. Scott 8% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); LaValliere to 2B
b7 1-1 0 12- R PIT B. Walk M. Scott 13% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); LaValliere Scores; Pedrique to 2B
b7 2-1 0 12- PIT J. Cangelosi M. Scott 5% 91% Single to 3B (Bunt to P's Right); Pedrique to 3B; Walk to 2B
b7 2-1 0 123 OO PIT A. Van Slyke M. Scott -11% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B; Walk to 3B; Cangelosi to 2B
b7 2-1 2 -23 RR PIT J. Ray M. Scott 14% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Walk Scores; Cangelosi Scores
b7 4-1 2 1-- O PIT B. Bonilla M. Scott -1% 93% Strikeout
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Bob Walk facing 2-3-4
Barry Bonds replaces John Cangelosi playing LF batting 1st
t8 1-4 0 --- HOU B. Hatcher B. Walk -4% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 1-4 0 1-- O HOU B. Doran B. Walk 4% 93% Flyball: CF
t8 1-4 1 1-- HOU A. Ashby B. Walk -5% 88% Reached on Interference on C; Hatcher to 2B; Ashby to 1B
Jim Gott replaces Johnny Ray (2B) pitching and batting 3rd
Jose Lind replaces Bob Walk (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t8 1-4 1 12- OO HOU G. Davis J. Gott 9% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
b8 4-1 0 --- O PIT R. Reynolds M. Scott -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 4-1 1 --- O PIT S. Bream M. Scott -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 4-1 2 --- O PIT M. LaValliere M. Scott -0% 97% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Jim Gott facing 6-7-8
t9 1-4 0 --- HOU J. Cruz J. Gott -5% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Cruz to 3B/Adv on E8
t9 1-4 0 --3 RO HOU K. Caminiti J. Gott 5% 96% Groundout: 1B-P; Cruz Scores/unER
t9 2-4 1 --- O HOU C. Reynolds J. Gott 2% 99% Flyball: LF
Denny Walling pinch hits for Mike Scott (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- O HOU D. Walling J. Gott 1% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 4.

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