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LAA
@BAL
3
1
OAK
@DET
9
2
BOS
@KCR
3
4
 
(11)
CHW
@MIN
6
4
TOR
@NYY
9
5
CLE
@TBD
3
13
SEA
@TEX
1
8
NYM
@ARI
18
4
ATL
@CHC
3
1
COL
@LAD
2
1
FLA
@MIL
4
6
STL
@PIT
8
3
HOU
@SDP
4
7
PHI
@SFG
7
4
CIN
@WSN
3
5
Wednesday, August 24, 2005, 7:05PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 21,506, Time of Game: 2:29
Cardinals
8
80-47
 Won 1 
1st
at Pirates
3
54-73
 Lost 1 
6th, 26 GB
W: Chris Carpenter (18-4)
L: Kip Wells (7-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       5  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  1    8 12  0
Pirates         1  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0    3  4  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Eckstein SS 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .273 .346 .365 .711 23 15 0.159 0.63 0.174 -0.015 2.5 0 5 3B
Larry Walker RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .275 .376 .478 .854 16 10 0.014 0.54 0.050 -0.036 -0.6 0 1
Albert Pujols 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .333 .427 .618 1.045 15 7 0.063 0.47 0.088 -0.025 1.3 14 2 HR
Jim Edmonds CF 4 1 0 0 1 2 5 .266 .397 .522 .919 20 12 0.009 0.45 0.032 -0.023 -0.4 4 0
Abraham Nunez 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .303 .367 .401 .768 17 13 -0.078 0.52 0.000 -0.078 -1.4 1 2
John Rodriguez LF 4 2 2 3 0 2 4 .299 .356 .467 .823 11 10 0.175 0.77 0.187 -0.012 2.3 0 0 HR
   So Taguchi LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .337 .443 .779 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   John Mabry PH-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .261 .317 .436 .753 3 2 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.1 0 0
Yadier Molina C 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .256 .296 .370 .665 18 8 0.038 0.38 0.051 -0.013 0.4 4 1
Hector Luna 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .286 .348 .381 .729 12 7 -0.015 0.41 0.017 -0.032 -0.2 1 4 SB
Chris Carpenter P 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .032 .090 .032 .122 20 13 -0.016 0.45 0.013 -0.029 -0.5 1 0
   Alberto Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 39 8 12 8 4 8 43 .308 .372 .513 .885 155 97 0.349 0.50 0.612 -0.263 3.5 27 15
3B: D Eckstein (6, off R White).
HR: J Rodriguez (4, off R Vogelsong, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF); A Pujols (34, off J Mesa, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: A Pujols 5; D Eckstein 5; J Rodriguez 5; L Walker 2; J Mabry; Y Molina; H Luna.
RBI: J Rodriguez 3 (15); D Eckstein 2 (44); L Walker (41); Y Molina (35); A Pujols (97).
2-out RBI: D Eckstein 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Nunez-H Luna-A Pujols.
Outfield Assists: L Walker (N McLouth at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: H Luna (7, 2nd base off R White/R Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chris Duffy CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .339 .385 .413 .798 18 9 -0.003 0.43 0.025 -0.028 -0.0 3 0
Nate McLouth RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .208 .208 .375 .583 14 10 0.012 0.55 0.042 -0.030 0.2 2 0
Jason Bay LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .305 .395 .559 .954 13 8 -0.042 0.73 0.021 -0.064 -0.8 2 0
Brad Eldred 1B 4 1 0 0 0 3 4 .261 .289 .522 .810 19 14 -0.051 0.73 0.022 -0.073 -0.9 8 0 GDP
Rob Mackowiak 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .270 .338 .413 .751 11 6 0.164 0.69 0.164 -0.001 2.5 3 2 3B,2B
Ryan Doumit C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .247 .335 .377 .712 11 7 -0.093 1.09 0.000 -0.093 -1.1 8 0
Ty Wigginton 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .209 .269 .409 .678 5 4 -0.052 0.85 0.000 -0.052 -0.3 1 1
Jack Wilson SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .282 .351 .633 9 6 -0.037 0.48 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 0 2
Kip Wells P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .196 .267 .462 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ryan Vogelsong P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .286 .536 3 2 -0.019 0.75 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0
   Tike Redman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .296 .352 .647 4 3 -0.013 0.50 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Mike Gonzalez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rick White P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Daryle Ward PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .328 .422 .750 3 1 -0.015 0.60 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Jose Mesa P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 3 4 3 2 5 32 .133 .188 .233 .421 110 70 -0.149 0.68 0.274 -0.425 -1.5 27 7
2B: R Mackowiak (18, off C Carpenter).
3B: R Mackowiak (3, off C Carpenter).
TB: R Mackowiak 6; N McLouth.
GIDP: B Eldred (4).
RBI: R Mackowiak 2 (52); T Wigginton (15).
2-out RBI: R Mackowiak.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: N McLouth (2).

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
Chris Carpenter, W (18-4) 8 4 3 3 2 4 0 2.34 29 97 61 37 9 15 14 9 3 0 64 0.143 0.73 1.0
Alberto Reyes 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.36 3 13 9 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.10 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 3 3 2 5 0 3.00 32 110 70 41 13 16 15 10 3 0 64 0 0 0.151 0.68 1.5

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
Kip Wells, L (7-13) 0.2 6 5 5 2 1 0 4.74 10 38 24 16 3 5 1 6 6 0 19 -0.389 1.27 -5.3
Ryan Vogelsong 4.1 3 1 1 1 4 1 4.68 17 65 42 28 5 9 5 7 2 0 3 0 0.046 0.36 1.8
Mike Gonzalez 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.81 6 18 13 7 2 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.027 0.17 1.0
Rick White 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.75 5 17 9 4 2 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 -0.027 0.30 -0.5
Jose Mesa 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.55 5 17 9 7 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 -0.007 0.03 -0.5
Team Totals 9 12 8 8 4 8 2 8.00 43 155 97 62 13 22 10 21 11 0 19 3 0 -0.350 0.50 -3.5
Balks: None.
WP: C Carpenter (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Phil Cuzzi.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 21,506.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 9mph in from Leftfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 David Eckstein SS 1 Chris Duffy CF
2 Larry Walker RF 2 Nate McLouth RF
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Jason Bay LF
4 Jim Edmonds CF 4 Brad Eldred 1B
5 Abraham Nunez 3B 5 Rob Mackowiak 2B
6 John Rodriguez LF 6 Ryan Doumit C
7 Yadier Molina C 7 Ty Wigginton 3B
8 Hector Luna 2B 8 Jack Wilson SS
9 Chris Carpenter P 9 Kip Wells P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  RR STL J. Rodriguez K. Wells 12% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Walker Scores; Pujols Scores; Edmonds to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --- 9,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein K. Wells 9% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Eckstein to 3B/Adv on E9
b4 1-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  R PIT R. Mackowiak C. Carpenter -9% 77% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Eldred Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Pujols K. Wells 8% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive); Walker to 3B
t5 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL J. Rodriguez R. Vogelsong 6% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball)

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' Kip Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 9,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein K. Wells 9% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Eckstein to 3B/Adv on E9
t1 0-0 0 --3 2,(1-0)  R STL L. Walker K. Wells 4% 63% Single to RF (Line Drive); Eckstein Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Pujols K. Wells 8% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive); Walker to 3B
t1 1-0 0 1-3 6,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds K. Wells 3% 74% Walk; Pujols to 2B
t1 1-0 0 123 5,(1-2)  O STL A. Nunez K. Wells -6% 68% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  RR STL J. Rodriguez K. Wells 12% 81% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Walker Scores; Pujols Scores; Edmonds to 3B
t1 3-0 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  R STL Y. Molina K. Wells 4% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive); Edmonds Scores; Rodriguez to 2B
t1 4-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL H. Luna K. Wells -2% 83% Lineout: CF
t1 4-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  STL C. Carpenter K. Wells 1% 84% Walk; Rodriguez to 3B; Molina to 2B
t1 4-0 2 123 4,(0-2)  R STL D. Eckstein K. Wells 5% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive); Rodriguez Scores; Molina to 3B; Carpenter to 2B
Ryan Vogelsong replaces Kip Wells pitching and batting 9th
t1 5-0 2 123 3,(2-0)  O STL L. Walker R. Vogelsong -2% 86% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-5 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT C. Duffy C. Carpenter -3% 84% Walk
b1 0-5 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  PIT N. McLouth C. Carpenter -4% 80% Single to 3B (Line Drive); Duffy to 2B
b1 0-5 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Bay C. Carpenter 4% 84% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b1 0-5 1 12- 6,(1-2)  O PIT B. Eldred C. Carpenter 3% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RO PIT R. Mackowiak C. Carpenter -2% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive); Duffy Scores; McLouth out at 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Ryan Vogelsong facing 3-4-5
t2 5-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Pujols R. Vogelsong -1% 84% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t2 5-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Edmonds R. Vogelsong -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t2 5-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL A. Nunez R. Vogelsong -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
b2 1-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT R. Doumit C. Carpenter 2% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT T. Wigginton C. Carpenter 1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Wilson C. Carpenter 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Ryan Vogelsong facing 6-7-8
t3 5-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL J. Rodriguez R. Vogelsong -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t3 5-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  STL Y. Molina R. Vogelsong 1% 86% Walk
t3 5-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL H. Luna R. Vogelsong -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 5-1 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O STL C. Carpenter R. Vogelsong -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 9-1-2
b3 1-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT R. Vogelsong C. Carpenter 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT C. Duffy C. Carpenter 1% 87% Flyball: CF
b3 1-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT N. McLouth C. Carpenter 1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Ryan Vogelsong facing 1-2-3
t4 5-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. Eckstein R. Vogelsong -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 5-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  STL L. Walker R. Vogelsong 1% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 5-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O STL A. Pujols R. Vogelsong -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 5-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Edmonds R. Vogelsong -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 3-4-5
b4 1-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Bay C. Carpenter 2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT B. Eldred C. Carpenter -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Eldred to 1B
b4 1-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  R PIT R. Mackowiak C. Carpenter -9% 77% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Eldred Scores
b4 2-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit C. Carpenter 4% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT T. Wigginton C. Carpenter 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Pirates' Ryan Vogelsong facing 5-6-7
t5 5-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Nunez R. Vogelsong -1% 83% Lineout: 2B
t5 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL J. Rodriguez R. Vogelsong 6% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t5 6-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL Y. Molina R. Vogelsong -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 6-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL H. Luna R. Vogelsong 0% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 6-2 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  O STL C. Carpenter R. Vogelsong -1% 88% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 8-9-1
b5 2-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Wilson C. Carpenter 2% 90% Flyball: CF
Tike Redman pinch hits for Ryan Vogelsong (P) batting 9th
b5 2-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT T. Redman C. Carpenter 1% 91% Flyball: CF
b5 2-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT C. Duffy C. Carpenter 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pirates' Mike Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
Mike Gonzalez replaces Tike Redman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. Eckstein M. Gonzalez -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 6-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL L. Walker M. Gonzalez -0% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 6-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL A. Pujols M. Gonzalez -0% 91% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 2-3-4
b6 2-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT N. McLouth C. Carpenter 2% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Bay C. Carpenter -2% 90% Walk
b6 2-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO PIT B. Eldred C. Carpenter 4% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Pirates' Mike Gonzalez facing 4-5-6
t7 6-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Edmonds M. Gonzalez -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Nunez M. Gonzalez -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 6-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Rodriguez M. Gonzalez -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 5-6-7
So Taguchi replaces John Rodriguez playing LF batting 6th
b7 2-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT R. Mackowiak C. Carpenter -6% 88% Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b7 2-6 0 --3 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit C. Carpenter 4% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 2-6 1 --3 1,(0-0)  RO PIT T. Wigginton C. Carpenter 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B; Mackowiak Scores
b7 3-6 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Wilson C. Carpenter 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Rick White facing 7-8-9
Rick White replaces Mike Gonzalez pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL Y. Molina R. White -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
t8 6-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  STL H. Luna R. White 1% 93% Walk
t8 6-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL C. Carpenter R. White 1% 94% Luna Steals 2B
t8 6-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL C. Carpenter R. White -1% 93% Lineout: 1B
t8 6-3 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R STL D. Eckstein R. White 4% 96% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Luna Scores
t8 7-3 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O STL L. Walker R. White -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-7, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 9-1-2
Daryle Ward pinch hits for Rick White (P) batting 9th
b8 3-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT D. Ward C. Carpenter 2% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Duffy C. Carpenter 1% 98% Lineout: LF
b8 3-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT N. McLouth C. Carpenter 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Pirates 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Pirates' Jose Mesa facing 3-4-5
Jose Mesa replaces Daryle Ward (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R STL A. Pujols J. Mesa 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t9 8-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL J. Edmonds J. Mesa -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
t9 8-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Nunez J. Mesa -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (CF-RF)
John Mabry pinch hits for So Taguchi (LF) batting 6th
t9 8-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Mabry J. Mesa 0% 99% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
t9 8-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina J. Mesa -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Alberto Reyes facing 3-4-5
Alberto Reyes replaces Chris Carpenter pitching and batting 9th
John Mabry moves from PH to LF
b9 3-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Bay A. Reyes 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b9 3-8 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT B. Eldred A. Reyes 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT R. Mackowiak A. Reyes 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Pirates 3.

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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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