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TOR
@BAL
1
2
BOS
@CHW
4
3
MIN
@CLE
2
4
DET
@KCR
6
7
ANA
@OAK
3
10
TEX
@SEA
0
5
NYY
@TBD
1
2
PHI
@CHC
10
4
ARI
@COL
6
7
MON
@FLA
4
5
 
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SFG
@LAD
0
9
CIN
@MIL
4
7
ATL
@NYM
7
1
HOU
@PIT
4
9
STL
@SDP
7
1
Tuesday, September 26, 2000, 7:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 14,311, Time of Game: 3:04
Astros
4
69-88
 Lost 4 
4th, 23 GB
at Pirates
9
66-91
 Won 1 
5th, 26 GB
W: Kris Benson (10-12)
L: Chris Holt (7-16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   1  2  0    4  7  1
Pirates         3  0  0   0  1  0   5  0  X    9 10  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Lugo 2B 4 1 1 1 1 2 5 .280 .341 .426 .767 20 12 0.063 0.82 0.125 -0.062 0.6 0 3 HR
Mitch Meluskey C 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .308 .408 .498 .906 19 8 -0.075 0.71 0.008 -0.083 -0.1 6 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 0 0 2 2 5 .315 .430 .617 1.047 27 16 -0.010 0.57 0.038 -0.048 0.1 7 0
Daryle Ward LF 5 0 2 0 0 3 5 .256 .295 .528 .823 19 13 -0.019 0.67 0.038 -0.058 0.2 5 0
Moises Alou RF 3 0 1 2 1 1 4 .356 .415 .629 1.044 20 10 -0.008 0.96 0.052 -0.060 0.7 1 0
Richard Hidalgo CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .310 .384 .635 1.019 11 9 -0.026 1.07 0.060 -0.086 -0.6 4 0 2B
Chris Truby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259 .294 .486 .779 16 10 -0.113 1.08 0.000 -0.113 -1.3 0 1
Tim Bogar SS 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .206 .292 .313 .605 16 7 0.047 0.79 0.082 -0.036 0.7 1 0
Chris Holt P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .103 .175 .121 .295 6 4 -0.023 0.42 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 2
   Lance Berkman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .385 .555 .940 6 3 -0.045 1.83 0.000 -0.045 -0.3
   Wayne Franklin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Marc Valdes 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 PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .384 .390 .774 3 1 -0.026 0.94 0.000 -0.026 -0.8
   Scott Linebrink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 7 4 6 12 40 .206 .325 .324 .649 163 93 -0.235 0.83 0.403 -0.640 -1.0 24 6
2B: R Hidalgo (40, off K Benson).
HR: J Lugo (10, off K Benson, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Lugo 4; D Ward 2; R Hidalgo 2; T Bogar; M Meluskey; M Alou.
RBI: M Alou 2 (114); T Bogar (31); J Lugo (39).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
E: C Truby (13).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adrian Brown CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .324 .382 .438 .820 27 19 -0.041 0.74 0.034 -0.076 -1.1 3 0
Jason Kendall C 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .320 .416 .474 .890 18 8 0.042 0.59 0.083 -0.040 0.5 12 0
Brian Giles LF 3 3 2 3 1 0 4 .314 .431 .595 1.026 14 5 0.151 0.65 0.160 -0.009 2.0 5 0 HR
   Emil Brown LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .278 .330 .608 4 2 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 0 0
John Vander Wal RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .294 .407 .556 .963 20 11 0.019 0.43 0.039 -0.020 0.2 2 0
Kevin Young 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .260 .313 .434 .746 10 4 0.083 0.79 0.109 -0.026 2.0 3 0 2B
Warren Morris 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .260 .345 .345 .690 14 9 0.050 0.62 0.056 -0.007 1.2 1 1 2·2B
Keith Osik 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .284 .376 .457 .833 18 8 -0.027 0.57 0.012 -0.039 -0.9 1 2
Pat Meares SS 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .243 .308 .385 .694 20 11 0.065 0.53 0.074 -0.009 2.6 0 0 HR
Kris Benson P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .095 .162 .127 .289 9 6 -0.076 0.85 0.000 -0.076 -1.4 0 0
   Adam Hyzdu PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .400 .400 .733 1.133 4 3 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1
   Josias Manzanillo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Sauerbeck P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Williams 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 34 9 10 9 6 5 40 .294 .400 .559 .959 158 86 0.265 0.60 0.567 -0.303 4.6 27 3
2B: W Morris 2 (30, 1 off C Holt, 1 off W Franklin); K Young (27, off W Franklin).
HR: B Giles (34, off C Holt, 1st inn, 2 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); P Meares (13, off M Valdes, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: P Meares 6; B Giles 5; W Morris 4; K Young 2; J Vander Wal; J Kendall.
RBI: B Giles 3 (122); W Morris 2 (40); K Young 2 (85); P Meares 2 (47).
2-out RBI: P Meares 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 5 for 12.

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
Chris Holt, L (7-16) 6 5 4 4 5 3 1 5.54 28 101 50 29 3 18 7 13 4 0 44 -0.151 0.76 -0.7
Wayne Franklin 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 0 6.00 5 14 9 5 2 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 -0.104 0.50 -3.2
Marc Valdes 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.76 3 16 9 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 -0.010 0.06 -1.3
Scott Linebrink 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.73 4 27 18 15 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.6
Team Totals 8 10 9 9 6 5 2 10.12 40 158 86 53 6 27 9 20 7 0 44 1 1 -0.263 0.60 -4.6

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
Kris Benson, W (10-12) 7 4 2 2 3 9 1 3.77 28 115 67 39 12 16 3 13 2 0 67 0.230 1.00 1.9
Josias Manzanillo 0.2 3 2 2 2 0 0 3.41 7 25 14 7 4 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 -0.027 0.52 -2.3
Scott Sauerbeck, H (12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.77 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0.026 0.94 0.8
Mike Williams 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.65 4 20 11 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.14 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 6 12 1 4.00 40 163 93 49 22 22 4 18 5 0 67 3 0 0.236 0.83 1.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Mark Wegner.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 14,311.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 58° F, Wind 3mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Julio Lugo 2B 1 Adrian Brown CF
2 Mitch Meluskey C 2 Jason Kendall C
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Brian Giles LF
4 Daryle Ward LF 4 John Vander Wal RF
5 Moises Alou RF 5 Kevin Young 1B
6 Richard Hidalgo CF 6 Warren Morris 2B
7 Chris Truby 3B 7 Keith Osik 3B
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Pat Meares SS
9 Chris Holt P 9 Kris Benson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  RRR PIT B. Giles C. Holt 13% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Brown Scores; Kendall Scores
t4 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Lugo K. Benson -8% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Kendall C. Holt 8% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); Brown to 3B
b7 4-2 1 12- 3,(2-0)  RR PIT K. Young W. Franklin 7% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive); Giles Scores; Vander Wal Scores
t7 1-4 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU T. Bogar K. Benson -7% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Hidalgo Scores

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' Kris Benson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo K. Benson 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Meluskey K. Benson 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Benson 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. Brown C. Holt 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Kendall C. Holt 8% 67% Single to RF (Line Drive); Brown to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  RRR PIT B. Giles C. Holt 13% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Brown Scores; Kendall Scores
b1 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Vander Wal C. Holt -1% 78% Strikeout Looking
b1 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT K. Young C. Holt -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT W. Morris C. Holt -1% 77% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU D. Ward K. Benson 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou K. Benson 1% 80% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Benson 1% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 7-8-9
b2 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT K. Osik C. Holt -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT P. Meares C. Holt 2% 82% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Meares to 2B/Adv on E5
b2 3-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT K. Benson C. Holt -2% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. Brown C. Holt -2% 78% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Truby K. Benson 2% 81% Flyball: LF
t3 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar K. Benson 2% 82% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Holt K. Benson 1% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT J. Kendall C. Holt -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT B. Giles C. Holt -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Vander Wal C. Holt -1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Lugo K. Benson -8% 72% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Meluskey K. Benson 3% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell K. Benson -3% 72% Walk
t4 1-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Ward K. Benson 3% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-3 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Alou K. Benson -2% 73% Walk; Bagwell to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Benson 5% 78% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 5-6-7
b4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT K. Young C. Holt -2% 76% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 3-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT W. Morris C. Holt 3% 79% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b4 3-1 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  PIT K. Osik C. Holt 1% 80% Walk
b4 3-1 1 12- 7,(3-2)  PIT P. Meares C. Holt 4% 84% Single (Ground Ball); Morris to 3B; Osik to 2B
b4 3-1 1 123 2,(0-1)  O PIT K. Benson C. Holt -5% 79% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Osik to 3B; Meares to 2B
b4 3-1 2 123 4,(0-2)  O PIT A. Brown C. Holt -5% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 7-8-9
t5 1-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU C. Truby K. Benson 3% 77% Flyball: LF
t5 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar K. Benson 2% 79% Flyball: RF
t5 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Holt K. Benson 1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Kendall C. Holt -2% 79% Flyball: LF
b5 3-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT B. Giles C. Holt 2% 81% Walk
b5 3-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Vander Wal C. Holt 2% 83% Walk; Giles to 2B
b5 3-1 1 12- 4,(3-0)  PIT K. Young C. Holt 4% 86% Walk; Giles to 3B; Vander Wal to 2B
b5 3-1 1 123 5,(2-2)  RO PIT W. Morris C. Holt 1% 88% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Giles Scores; Vander Wal to 3B
b5 4-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O PIT K. Osik C. Holt -2% 85% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 1-2-3
t6 1-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Lugo K. Benson -4% 81% Walk
t6 1-4 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Meluskey K. Benson 4% 85% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Benson 3% 88% Flyball: RF
t6 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU D. Ward K. Benson -2% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lugo to 2B
t6 1-4 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Alou K. Benson 5% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 8-9-1
b6 4-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT P. Meares C. Holt -1% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 4-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT K. Benson C. Holt -1% 89% Lineout: 1B
b6 4-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. Brown C. Holt -0% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kris Benson facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo K. Benson -6% 83% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t7 1-4 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Truby K. Benson 5% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t7 1-4 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU T. Bogar K. Benson -7% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Hidalgo Scores
Lance Berkman pinch hits for Chris Holt (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman K. Benson 5% 85% Flyball: LF
t7 2-4 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Lugo K. Benson 3% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Wayne Franklin facing 2-3-4
Wayne Franklin replaces Lance Berkman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Kendall W. Franklin -1% 87% Flyball: LF
b7 4-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT B. Giles W. Franklin 1% 88% Single (Ground Ball)
b7 4-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  PIT J. Vander Wal W. Franklin 2% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Giles to 2B
b7 4-2 1 12- 3,(2-0)  RR PIT K. Young W. Franklin 7% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive); Giles Scores; Vander Wal Scores
b7 6-2 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  R PIT W. Morris W. Franklin 1% 99% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF); Young Scores
Marc Valdes replaces Wayne Franklin pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-2 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O PIT K. Osik M. Valdes -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b7 7-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  RR PIT P. Meares M. Valdes 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball); Morris Scores
Adam Hyzdu pinch hits for Kris Benson (P) batting 9th
b7 9-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. Hyzdu M. Valdes -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 9.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Pirates' Josias Manzanillo facing 2-3-4
Josias Manzanillo replaces Adam Hyzdu (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Emil Brown replaces Brian Giles playing LF batting 3rd
t8 2-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Meluskey J. Manzanillo -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t8 2-9 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Manzanillo -1% 98% Walk; Meluskey to 2B
t8 2-9 0 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU D. Ward J. Manzanillo -2% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive); Meluskey to 3B; Bagwell to 2B
t8 2-9 0 123 3,(1-1)  RR HOU M. Alou J. Manzanillo -3% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Meluskey Scores; Bagwell Scores; Ward to 2B
t8 4-9 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Hidalgo J. Manzanillo 3% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
t8 4-9 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Truby J. Manzanillo 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Ward to 3B; Alou to 2B
t8 4-9 2 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU T. Bogar J. Manzanillo -1% 97% Walk
Scott Sauerbeck replaces Josias Manzanillo pitching and batting 9th
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Marc Valdes (P) batting 9th
t8 4-9 2 123 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Spiers S. Sauerbeck 3% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B (Deep 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 9-4, Astros' Scott Linebrink facing 1-2-3
Scott Linebrink replaces Bill Spiers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 9-4 0 --- 11,(1-2)  O PIT A. Brown S. Linebrink -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 9-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Kendall S. Linebrink 0% 99% Walk
b8 9-4 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT E. Brown S. Linebrink -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 9-4 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Vander Wal S. Linebrink -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 9.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-9, Pirates' Mike Williams facing 1-2-3
Mike Williams replaces Scott Sauerbeck pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Williams 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-9 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Meluskey M. Williams -0% 99% Walk
t9 4-9 1 1-- 6,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Williams 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-9 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Ward M. Williams 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 9.

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  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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