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Standings
OAK
@ANA
7
3
MIL
@BAL
3
4
TOR
@BOS
2
3
CHW
@KCR
9
2
CLE
@MIN
4
1
DET
@NYY
9
7
 
(11)
SEA
@TEX
6
3
NYM
@ATL
4
11
STL
@CHC
3
4
MON
@CIN
3
6
PHI
@FLA
2
8
HOU
@PIT
3
12
COL
@SDP
6
7
LAD
@SFG
5
6
 
(12)
Thursday, September 18, 1997, 7:04
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 14,852, Time of Game: 2:57
Astros
3
77-75
 Lost 1 
1st
at Pirates
12
74-79
 Won 1 
2nd, 3½ GB
L: Darryl Kile (18-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  1   0  1  0    3  5  4
Pirates         3  0  0   1  1  3   0  4  X   12 12  0

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 2 0 0 2 1 4 .306 .407 .493 .901 18 9 -0.035 0.41 0.010 -0.045 -0.2 4 3 SB
Thomas Howard CF-RF-LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .256 .336 .366 .701 10 7 0.026 0.45 0.057 -0.031 1.0 0 0 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .284 .426 .585 1.011 15 10 -0.040 0.49 0.009 -0.049 0.4 7 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259 .348 .375 .722 17 13 -0.056 0.53 0.000 -0.056 -1.3 0 0
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Martin 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 3B 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .321 .438 .476 .914 6 4 0.040 0.51 0.054 -0.014 0.8 0 3 HR
   Sean Berry PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .248 .313 .422 .735 3 3 -0.003 0.07 0.000 -0.003 -0.4 1 0
Bobby Abreu RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243 .325 .353 .677 10 5 -0.025 0.48 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 2 0
   Richard Hidalgo PH-CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .341 .386 .512 .899 15 8 0.002 0.04 0.002 0.000 -0.0 0 0
Tony Eusebio C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .359 .302 .661 15 12 -0.035 0.34 0.000 -0.035 -0.5 7 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .310 .369 .679 6 4 -0.036 0.35 0.000 -0.036 -0.9 3 2
Darryl Kile P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .118 .176 .153 .329 11 6 -0.020 0.39 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 0 1
   Mike Magnante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Derek Bell PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .343 .437 .780 3 2 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 5 3 3 5 35 .156 .229 .281 .510 129 83 -0.184 0.38 0.132 -0.316 -1.8 24 10
2B: T Howard (15, off F Cordova).
HR: B Spiers (4, off F Cordova, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
TB: B Spiers 4; T Howard 3; T Eusebio; J Bagwell.
RBI: B Spiers (43); T Howard (22); J Bagwell (127).
2-out RBI: T Howard; J Bagwell.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Biggio-R Gutierrez-J Bagwell; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: S Berry (16); J Bagwell (11); B Spiers (15); R Gutierrez (7).
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio (42, 3rd base off M Wilkins/J Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Womack 2B 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .280 .326 .381 .708 21 15 0.083 0.59 0.092 -0.009 2.3 0 3 SB
   Marc Wilkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ricardo Rincon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Smith PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .289 .357 .536 .893 3 2 0.002 0.02 0.002 0.000 0.6 2B
   Rich Loiselle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Turner Ward CF 4 1 3 3 1 0 5 .362 .426 .551 .977 17 8 0.072 0.55 0.084 -0.011 2.2 3 0 SB
Al Martin LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .286 .354 .462 .816 16 8 -0.039 0.65 0.014 -0.054 0.5 1 0 2B,SB
   Emil Brown PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .287 .264 .551 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Kevin Young 1B 4 1 0 1 0 2 5 .309 .343 .563 .906 18 12 0.018 0.57 0.036 -0.018 -0.9 15 0 SF
Joe Randa 3B 2 2 1 2 2 0 5 .295 .359 .438 .797 20 8 0.051 0.45 0.051 0.000 1.8 1 3 SF
Shawon Dunston SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .294 .307 .449 .756 5 4 0.044 0.88 0.086 -0.042 -0.3 0 3 2·GDP
   Dale Sveum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .321 .453 .774 2 1 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.5
   Jeff Wallace P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lou Collier SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .111 .143 .111 .254 6 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 3
Jose Guillen RF 5 0 2 3 0 1 5 .268 .297 .406 .703 13 9 0.053 0.37 0.069 -0.015 1.7 1 0
Jason Kendall C 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .293 .387 .431 .818 13 6 0.008 0.31 0.032 -0.025 -0.1 5 0 2B
Francisco Cordova P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .093 .155 .093 .248 3 2 0.010 0.54 0.023 -0.012 0.3 0 1
   Adrian Brown PH 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .193 .269 .257 .526 1 0 0.017 0.48 0.017 0.000 0.6 HBP
   Abraham Nunez SS-2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250 .296 .458 .755 11 9 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.7 1 0
Team Totals 35 12 12 11 7 7 45 .343 .444 .429 .873 149 86 0.316 0.47 0.506 -0.189 7.8 27 13
2B: J Kendall (35, off D Kile); M Smith (12, off J Lima); A Martin (23, off J Lima).
SF: K Young (8, off D Kile); J Randa (4, off R Springer).
HBP: A Brown (4, by D Kile).
TB: T Ward 3; J Guillen 2; M Smith 2; A Martin 2; J Kendall 2; S Dunston; T Womack; J Randa; F Cordova.
GIDP: S Dunston 2 (9).
RBI: T Ward 3 (25); J Guillen 3 (63); J Randa 2 (52); K Young (71); T Womack (50); S Dunston (53).
2-out RBI: J Guillen; S Dunston.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 8 for 20.
Baserunning
SB: A Martin (22, 2nd base off D Kile/T Eusebio); T Ward (4, 2nd base off M Magnante/T Eusebio); T Womack (54, 3rd base off M Magnante/T Eusebio).
Pickoffs: T Womack (2nd base by M Magnante).

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
Darryl Kile, L (18-7) 5 6 8 6 5 2 0 2.55 28 97 53 37 8 8 15 5 1 0 24 -0.290 0.72 -4.2
Mike Magnante 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.51 2 7 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 -0.029 0.21 -2.0
Russ Springer 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.35 6 15 13 6 4 3 0 3 0 0 3 1 0.008 0.11 1.9
Jose Lima 0.1 4 4 4 1 1 0 5.42 6 20 11 6 4 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 -0.005 0.02 -3.1
Tom Martin 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.18 3 10 7 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 0.000 0.00 -0.4
Team Totals 8 12 12 10 7 7 0 11.25 45 149 86 55 18 13 15 15 6 0 24 9 5 -0.316 0.47 -7.8
D Kile faced 3 batters in the 6th inning.
M Magnante faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Francisco Cordova, W (11-8) 6 2 2 2 1 4 1 3.58 21 76 48 27 5 16 11 5 2 0 63 0.169 0.58 1.2
Jeff Wallace 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.77 4 15 9 5 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.010 0.14 0.5
Marc Wilkins 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.80 5 19 11 6 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 -0.007 0.09 -1.0
Ricardo Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.63 1 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.011 0.39 0.5
Rich Loiselle 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.03 4 16 12 8 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 3 5 1 3.00 35 129 83 47 11 25 19 8 2 0 63 2 0 0.183 0.38 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: D Kile (7).
HBP: D Kile (10; A Brown).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Magnante (1; T Womack, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Bill Hohn.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 14,852.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 4mph out to Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Tony Womack 2B
2 Thomas Howard CF 2 Turner Ward CF
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Al Martin LF
4 Luis Gonzalez LF 4 Kevin Young 1B
5 Bill Spiers 3B 5 Joe Randa 3B
6 Bobby Abreu RF 6 Shawon Dunston SS
7 Tony Eusebio C 7 Jose Guillen RF
8 Ricky Gutierrez SS 8 Jason Kendall C
9 Darryl Kile P 9 Francisco Cordova P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R PIT S. Dunston D. Kile 9% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Martin Scores; Randa to 3B
b1 2-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R PIT J. Guillen D. Kile 7% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Randa Scores; Dunston to 2B
t5 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R HOU B. Spiers F. Cordova -5% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t6 1-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU T. Howard F. Cordova -5% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  PIT T. Ward D. Kile 5% 64% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Womack 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' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio F. Cordova 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Howard F. Cordova 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Cordova 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 10,(3-2)  PIT T. Womack D. Kile 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  PIT T. Ward D. Kile 5% 64% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Womack to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. Martin D. Kile -2% 61% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Womack to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO PIT K. Young D. Kile 1% 62% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF-RF); Womack Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT J. Randa D. Kile 1% 63% Martin Steals 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  PIT J. Randa D. Kile 0% 63% Wild Pitch; Martin to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Randa D. Kile 1% 64% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R PIT S. Dunston D. Kile 9% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Martin Scores; Randa to 3B
b1 2-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  R PIT J. Guillen D. Kile 7% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Randa Scores; Dunston to 2B
b1 3-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Kendall D. Kile -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Cordova 2% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers F. Cordova 1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t2 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Abreu F. Cordova 1% 82% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 9-1-2
b2 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT F. Cordova D. Kile -1% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 3-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT T. Womack D. Kile -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT T. Ward D. Kile 1% 80% Walk
b2 3-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Martin D. Kile -1% 79% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Eusebio F. Cordova 2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez F. Cordova 1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Kile F. Cordova 1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
b3 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT K. Young D. Kile -1% 82% Foul Flyball: 1B (Short RF Foul)
b3 3-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Randa D. Kile 1% 84% Walk
b3 3-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO PIT S. Dunston D. Kile -3% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio F. Cordova 2% 83% Lineout: CF
t4 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Howard F. Cordova 2% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Cordova 1% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Guillen D. Kile -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Kendall D. Kile 2% 87% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b4 3-0 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  PIT F. Cordova D. Kile 2% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Kendall to 3B
b4 3-0 1 1-3 6,(1-2)  R PIT T. Womack D. Kile 3% 92% Fielder's Choice 1B; Kendall Scores; Cordova to 2B
b4 4-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O PIT T. Ward D. Kile -1% 91% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (P's Right); Cordova to 3B
b4 4-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. Martin D. Kile -2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 4-5-6
t5 0-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Cordova 2% 91% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t5 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R HOU B. Spiers F. Cordova -5% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t5 1-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Abreu F. Cordova 2% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-4 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio F. Cordova 1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
b5 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT K. Young D. Kile 3% 91% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Young to 2B
b5 4-1 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Randa D. Kile 2% 93% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Young to 3B
b5 4-1 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  ROO PIT S. Dunston D. Kile -1% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole); Young Scores/unER/No RBI
b5 5-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Guillen D. Kile -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 8-9-1
t6 1-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez F. Cordova 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Kile F. Cordova 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio F. Cordova -1% 93% Walk
t6 1-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU T. Howard F. Cordova -5% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Biggio Scores
t6 2-5 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Cordova 3% 91% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 8-9-1
b6 5-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Kendall D. Kile 1% 92% Walk
Adrian Brown pinch hits for Francisco Cordova (P) batting 9th
b6 5-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. Brown D. Kile 2% 94% Hit By Pitch; Kendall to 2B
b6 5-2 0 12- 2,(1-0)  PIT T. Womack D. Kile 2% 96% Single to P (Bunt); Kendall to 3B; Brown to 2B
Mike Magnante replaces Darryl Kile pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-2 0 123 2,(1-0)  RR PIT T. Ward M. Magnante 2% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Kendall Scores; Brown Scores; Womack to 2B
b6 7-2 0 12- 2,(1-1)  PIT A. Martin M. Magnante 0% 98% Womack Picked off 2B, safe on E6, assist to 1
b6 7-2 0 12- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. Martin M. Magnante 1% 99% Womack Steals 3B; Ward Steals 2B
b6 7-2 0 -23 5,(3-1)  PIT A. Martin M. Magnante 0% 99% Walk
Russ Springer replaces Mike Magnante pitching and batting 9th
b6 7-2 0 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT K. Young R. Springer -1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b6 7-2 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO PIT J. Randa R. Springer 0% 99% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Womack Scores/unER; Ward to 3B
Dale Sveum pinch hits for Shawon Dunston (SS) batting 6th
b6 8-2 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O PIT D. Sveum R. Springer -0% 98% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 8.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Pirates' Jeff Wallace facing 4-5-6
Jeff Wallace replaces Dale Sveum (PH) pitching and batting 6th
Abraham Nunez replaces Adrian Brown (PH) playing SS batting 9th
t7 2-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez J. Wallace 1% 99% Foul Flyball: LF
Sean Berry pinch hits for Bill Spiers (3B) batting 5th
t7 2-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU S. Berry J. Wallace 0% 99% Flyball: CF
Richard Hidalgo pinch hits for Bobby Abreu (RF) batting 6th
t7 2-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU R. Hidalgo J. Wallace -0% 99% Walk
t7 2-8 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio J. Wallace 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-2, Astros' Russ Springer facing 7-8-9
Sean Berry moves from PH to 3B
Richard Hidalgo moves from PH to CF
Thomas Howard moves from CF to RF
b7 8-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Guillen R. Springer -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Kendall R. Springer -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 1B
b7 8-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT A. Nunez R. Springer -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 8.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Pirates' Marc Wilkins facing 8-9-1
Marc Wilkins replaces Tony Womack (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Abraham Nunez moves from SS to 2B
Lou Collier replaces Jeff Wallace (P) playing SS batting 6th
t8 2-8 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Wilkins 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Derek Bell pinch hits for Russ Springer (P) batting 9th
t8 2-8 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell M. Wilkins 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 2-8 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio M. Wilkins -0% 100% Walk
t8 2-8 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU T. Howard M. Wilkins -0% 99% Single to P (Ground Ball to P's Left); Biggio to 2B
t8 2-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Wilkins 0% 99% Biggio Steals 3B
t8 2-8 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell M. Wilkins -1% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Biggio Scores; Howard to 3B
Ricardo Rincon replaces Marc Wilkins pitching and batting 1st
t8 3-8 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Rincon 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-3, Astros' Jose Lima facing 1-2-3
Jose Lima replaces Luis Gonzalez (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Thomas Howard moves from RF to LF
Derek Bell moves from PH to RF
Mark Smith pinch hits for Ricardo Rincon (P) batting 1st
b8 8-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT M. Smith J. Lima 0% 100% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b8 8-3 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R PIT T. Ward J. Lima 0% 100% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Deep 2B); Smith Scores
b8 9-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. Martin J. Lima 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Ward to 3B
Emil Brown pinch runs for Al Martin (LF) batting 3rd
b8 9-3 0 -23 5,(2-2)  O PIT K. Young J. Lima -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 9-3 1 -23 3,(1-1)  R PIT J. Randa J. Lima 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Ward Scores; Brown to 3B
b8 10-3 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  PIT L. Collier J. Lima 0% 100% Walk; Randa to 2B
Tom Martin replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 4th
b8 10-3 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR PIT J. Guillen T. Martin 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Brown Scores; Randa Scores; Collier to 2B
b8 12-3 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Kendall T. Martin -0% 100% Lineout: 3B; Collier to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw); Guillen to 2B
b8 12-3 2 -23 6,(1-2)  O PIT A. Nunez T. Martin 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 12.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-12, Pirates' Rich Loiselle facing 5-6-7
Rich Loiselle replaces Mark Smith (PH) pitching and batting 1st
Emil Brown moves from PR to LF
t9 3-12 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry R. Loiselle 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-12 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Loiselle 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-12 2 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU T. Eusebio R. Loiselle 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t9 3-12 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez R. Loiselle 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 12.

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