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2
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Tuesday, May 5, 1998, 7:06
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 10,329, Time of Game: 2:20
Cardinals
2
17-14
 Lost 1 
3rd, 3 GB
at Pirates
5
13-18
 Won 1 
6th, 7 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    2  6  1
Pirates         1  1  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    5 10  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Royce Clayton SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .259 .352 .348 .700 11 7 0.020 0.76 0.066 -0.046 0.7 2 5 HR
Delino DeShields 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .340 .418 .509 .927 17 8 -0.050 0.88 0.024 -0.075 -0.6 2 5
Mark McGwire 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .320 .500 .773 1.273 16 7 0.031 0.70 0.081 -0.051 0.4 12 1 2B
Ray Lankford CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .341 .455 .463 .919 12 9 -0.105 1.04 0.000 -0.105 -1.2 0 0
Brian Jordan RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .382 .559 .941 10 10 -0.091 0.88 0.000 -0.091 -1.1 1 0
Ron Gant LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .227 .306 .493 .799 17 8 -0.014 0.57 0.030 -0.044 -0.1 1 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .292 .398 .469 .867 13 6 -0.015 0.82 0.043 -0.057 -0.3 0 2
Eli Marrero C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .270 .417 .687 8 7 -0.074 1.09 0.000 -0.074 -0.7 6 1
Kent Mercker P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .214 .154 .368 3 3 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 2
   John Mabry PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .288 .345 .500 .845 1 1 0.049 0.70 0.049 0.000 0.9
   Mark Petkovsek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Lampkin PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .352 .500 .852 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Brian Hunter PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .302 .462 .764 2 1 -0.052 1.24 0.000 -0.052 -0.5 GDP
   John Frascatore 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 31 2 6 2 3 3 34 .194 .265 .323 .587 110 67 -0.312 0.83 0.293 -0.606 -2.7 24 16
2B: M McGwire (8, off F Cordova).
HR: R Clayton (1, off F Cordova, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line).
TB: R Clayton 5; M McGwire 3; J Mabry; R Gant.
GIDP: B Hunter (1).
RBI: R Clayton (12); J Mabry (12).
2-out RBI: J Mabry.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. D DeShields-R Clayton-M McGwire; R Clayton-D DeShields-M McGwire.
E: R Clayton (5).

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 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .271 .271 .542 20 14 0.109 0.84 0.131 -0.022 0.9 4 3 2·SB
Al Martin LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .261 .289 .426 .715 25 15 0.011 0.58 0.032 -0.021 -0.2 3 0
Jason Kendall C 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .336 .405 .486 .891 15 9 -0.020 0.76 0.046 -0.067 -0.2 3 0 GDP
Kevin Young 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .302 .455 .757 12 8 -0.007 0.45 0.028 -0.034 -0.2 11 0 CS
Jermaine Allensworth CF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .370 .411 .460 .871 11 9 0.059 0.52 0.085 -0.027 1.4 2 0 2B
Jose Guillen RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .298 .337 .511 .847 16 12 0.074 0.34 0.095 -0.021 0.2 2 0 HR
Doug Strange 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .328 .327 .655 8 5 -0.006 0.30 0.015 -0.021 0.1 1 6
Lou Collier SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .236 .263 .444 .708 18 12 -0.010 0.34 0.009 -0.019 -0.9 1 3 GDP
Francisco Cordova P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .056 .056 .056 .111 9 6 -0.022 0.41 0.007 -0.029 -0.3 0 1
   Ricardo Rincon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rich Loiselle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 5 10 4 3 7 35 .312 .371 .438 .809 134 90 0.188 0.53 0.448 -0.261 0.8 27 13
2B: J Allensworth (7, off K Mercker).
HR: J Guillen (4, off K Mercker, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: J Guillen 4; J Allensworth 3; D Strange 2; K Young; F Cordova; L Collier; J Kendall; T Womack.
GIDP: L Collier (1); J Kendall (2).
RBI: J Allensworth 2 (10); J Guillen (12); J Kendall (15).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Strange-K Young; L Collier-T Womack-K Young.
Baserunning
SB: T Womack 2 (11, 2nd base off K Mercker/E Marrero, 3rd base off K Mercker/E Marrero).
CS: K Young (4, 2nd base by K Mercker POCS).

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Kent Mercker, L (2-2) 4 7 5 4 2 3 1 6.69 20 77 48 33 3 12 9 6 3 0 31 -0.248 0.69 -2.9
Mark Petkovsek 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 7.31 8 31 26 18 5 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.040 0.36 1.0
John Frascatore 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 6.63 7 26 16 12 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.020 0.19 1.0
Team Totals 8 10 5 4 3 7 1 4.50 35 134 90 63 10 17 18 7 3 0 31 0 0 -0.188 0.53 -0.8

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 (4-2) 6.1 5 2 2 3 1 1 2.12 26 82 48 30 6 12 9 13 4 0 53 0.181 0.90 1.1
Ricardo Rincon, H (4) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 5 17 11 4 2 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 0.096 0.72 1.1
Rich Loiselle, S (7) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.24 3 11 8 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.45 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 3 1 2.00 34 110 67 38 11 18 13 15 5 0 53 1 0 0.312 0.83 2.7
Balks: K Mercker (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: K Mercker (1; K Young, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 10,329.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 64° F, Wind 5mph out to Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Royce Clayton SS 1 Tony Womack 2B
2 Delino DeShields 2B 2 Al Martin LF
3 Mark McGwire 1B 3 Jason Kendall C
4 Ray Lankford CF 4 Kevin Young 1B
5 Brian Jordan RF 5 Jermaine Allenswor CF
6 Ron Gant LF 6 Jose Guillen RF
7 Gary Gaetti 3B 7 Doug Strange 3B
8 Eli Marrero C 8 Lou Collier SS
9 Kent Mercker P 9 Francisco Cordova P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Guillen K. Mercker 9% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b3 3-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  RR PIT J. Allensworth K. Mercker 8% 94% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Kendall Scores; Young Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  ROO PIT J. Kendall K. Mercker -6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Womack Scores/No RBI
t7 2-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO STL B. Hunter R. Rincon 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO STL M. McGwire F. Cordova 5% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 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' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Clayton F. Cordova 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  STL D. DeShields F. Cordova -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO STL M. McGwire F. Cordova 5% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 10,(3-2)  PIT T. Womack K. Mercker 3% 58% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(2-1)  PIT A. Martin K. Mercker 2% 61% Balk; Womack to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  PIT A. Martin K. Mercker 3% 64% Womack Steals 3B
b1 0-0 0 --3 8,(3-2)  PIT A. Martin K. Mercker 3% 67% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  ROO PIT J. Kendall K. Mercker -6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Womack Scores/No RBI
b1 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT K. Young K. Mercker 1% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
b1 1-0 2 1-- O PIT J. Allensworth K. Mercker -2% 60% Young Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Lankford F. Cordova 2% 63% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL B. Jordan F. Cordova 2% 64% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Gant F. Cordova 1% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Allensworth K. Mercker -2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Guillen K. Mercker 9% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b2 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT D. Strange K. Mercker -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT L. Collier K. Mercker 1% 73% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b2 2-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT F. Cordova K. Mercker -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova 3% 74% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t3 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero F. Cordova 2% 75% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t3 0-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL K. Mercker F. Cordova 1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT T. Womack K. Mercker 2% 79% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT A. Martin K. Mercker 2% 81% Womack Steals 2B
b3 2-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Martin K. Mercker -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Womack to 3B
b3 2-0 1 --3 4,(2-1)  R PIT J. Kendall K. Mercker 4% 84% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Womack Scores/unER
b3 3-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT K. Young K. Mercker 2% 86% Walk; Kendall to 2B
b3 3-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  RR PIT J. Allensworth K. Mercker 8% 94% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Kendall Scores; Young Scores
b3 5-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Guillen K. Mercker -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Allensworth to 3B
b3 5-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O PIT D. Strange K. Mercker -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
t4 0-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R STL R. Clayton F. Cordova -4% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t4 1-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. DeShields F. Cordova 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL M. McGwire F. Cordova -3% 86% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t4 1-5 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Lankford F. Cordova 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); McGwire to 3B
t4 1-5 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O STL B. Jordan F. Cordova 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cardinals' Kent Mercker facing 8-9-1
b4 5-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT L. Collier K. Mercker -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b4 5-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT F. Cordova K. Mercker 1% 91% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
b4 5-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PIT T. Womack K. Mercker -1% 90% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 5-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. Martin K. Mercker -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 6-7-8
t5 1-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  STL R. Gant F. Cordova -3% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t5 1-5 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova 3% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
t5 1-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL E. Marrero F. Cordova 2% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B; Gaetti to 2B
John Mabry pinch hits for Kent Mercker (P) batting 9th
t5 1-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL J. Mabry F. Cordova -5% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Weak 2B); Gaetti Scores
t5 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Clayton F. Cordova -2% 84% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B); Mabry to 2B
t5 2-5 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. DeShields F. Cordova 4% 88% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 3-4-5
Mark Petkovsek replaces John Mabry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-2 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O PIT J. Kendall M. Petkovsek -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b5 5-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O PIT K. Young M. Petkovsek -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 5-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Allensworth M. Petkovsek 1% 87% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b5 5-2 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O PIT J. Guillen M. Petkovsek -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 3-4-5
t6 2-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire F. Cordova -4% 82% Walk
t6 2-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Lankford F. Cordova 4% 86% Flyball: LF
t6 2-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL B. Jordan F. Cordova 3% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t6 2-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Gant F. Cordova 2% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 7-8-9
b6 5-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT D. Strange M. Petkovsek 1% 92% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b6 5-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT L. Collier M. Petkovsek -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Strange to 2B
b6 5-2 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O PIT F. Cordova M. Petkovsek -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT T. Womack M. Petkovsek -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 7-8-9
t7 2-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova -4% 85% Walk
t7 2-5 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL E. Marrero F. Cordova 4% 89% Lineout: 2B
Ricardo Rincon replaces Francisco Cordova pitching and batting 9th
Brian Hunter pinch hits for Tom Lampkin batting 9th
Tom Lampkin pinch hits for Mark Petkovsek (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO STL B. Hunter R. Rincon 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 2-3-4
John Frascatore replaces Brian Hunter (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O PIT A. Martin J. Frascatore -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
b7 5-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Kendall J. Frascatore 1% 94% Walk
b7 5-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT K. Young J. Frascatore -1% 93% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b7 5-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Allensworth J. Frascatore -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Ricardo Rincon facing 1-2-3
t8 2-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Clayton R. Rincon 2% 95% Flyball: RF
t8 2-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. DeShields R. Rincon 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t8 2-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL M. McGwire R. Rincon -1% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t8 2-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Lankford R. Rincon 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 6-7-8
b8 5-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Guillen J. Frascatore -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT D. Strange J. Frascatore 0% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 5-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO PIT L. Collier J. Frascatore -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Rich Loiselle facing 5-6-7
Rich Loiselle replaces Ricardo Rincon pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL B. Jordan R. Loiselle 2% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t9 2-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant R. Loiselle 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti R. Loiselle 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 5.

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  • 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.

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