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Saturday, May 12, 2012, 7:06PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 34,187, Time of Game: 2:59
Astros
2
15-18
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Pirates
5
15-18
 Won 1 
3rd, 5 GB
L: J.A. Happ (2-3)
S: Juan Cruz (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  0    2  9  0
Pirates         1  0  1   0  1  2   0  0  X    5  7  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jordan Schafer CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .261 .694 12 8 0.103 1.16 0.157 -0.054 0.8 4 0 2B
Jed Lowrie SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .297 .843 13 8 -0.085 1.24 0.024 -0.110 -0.7 0 0
Jose Altuve 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .323 .842 11 9 -0.042 1.14 0.054 -0.096 -0.5 1 2
Carlos Lee 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .702 14 7 0.018 1.21 0.087 -0.069 -0.1 5 1
Brian Bogusevic RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .242 .696 15 11 0.138 1.24 0.161 -0.022 1.0 7 0
Justin Maxwell LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .670 19 12 -0.117 1.68 0.000 -0.117 -0.9 0 0
Matt Downs 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .182 .626 11 7 -0.188 1.31 0.021 -0.208 -1.1 0 0 GDP
Chris Snyder C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .146 .484 11 5 0.097 0.93 0.118 -0.021 0.8 6 0 2B,IW
J.A. Happ P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .421 6 4 -0.085 1.71 0.000 -0.085 -0.7 1 1
   Rhiner Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fernando Abad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Marwin Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .552 5 4 -0.041 1.48 0.000 -0.041 -0.4
   David Carpenter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brandon Lyon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Travis Buck PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .707 3 2 -0.012 0.41 0.000 -0.012 -0.3
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 1 2 .257 .592 120 77 -0.214 1.25 0.622 -0.835 -2.1 24 5
2B: J Schafer (4, off C Morton); C Snyder (1, off C Resop).
IBB: C Snyder (2, by C Morton).
TB: J Schafer 3; B Bogusevic 2; C Snyder 2; M Downs; J Lowrie; C Lee; J Altuve.
GIDP: M Downs (2).
RBI: J Schafer (9); J Maxwell (5).
2-out RBI: J Schafer.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 13.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Tabata LF-RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 .250 .678 17 11 0.191 0.56 0.215 -0.024 1.5 1 0 HR,3B
Neil Walker 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 .273 .655 13 8 -0.030 0.51 0.000 -0.030 -0.5 1 4 SF
Andrew McCutchen CF 4 1 4 1 0 0 .342 .899 19 12 0.168 0.55 0.168 0.000 1.8 3 0 HR,SB
Pedro Alvarez 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .213 .775 19 15 0.073 0.66 0.094 -0.021 1.0 2 5 2B
Casey McGehee 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 .233 .632 17 9 0.064 0.97 0.087 -0.023 0.7 16 0 SB
Yamaico Navarro RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .568 7 6 -0.059 1.06 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 1 1
   Garrett Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .758 5 4 -0.051 1.50 0.000 -0.051 -0.8
   Chris Resop P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tony Watson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Nate McLouth PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .493 4 3 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Juan Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Clint Barmes SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 .153 .470 18 15 0.002 0.82 0.029 -0.027 -0.4 0 6 SF
Michael McKenry C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .189 .627 22 10 -0.032 0.47 0.003 -0.034 -0.3 2 0
Charlie Morton P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 10 7 -0.023 0.48 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 1
   Alex Presley PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .584 2 2 -0.015 0.56 0.000 -0.015 -0.5 1 0
Team Totals 29 5 7 4 4 5 .241 .866 153 102 0.286 0.68 0.596 -0.309 1.4 27 17
2B: P Alvarez (5, off J Happ).
3B: J Tabata (2, off J Happ).
HR: A McCutchen (3, off J Happ; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF); J Tabata (2, off J Happ; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
SF: N Walker (2, off J Happ); C Barmes (1, off R Cruz).
TB: J Tabata 7; A McCutchen 7; P Alvarez 2.
RBI: J Tabata (6); C Barmes (6); N Walker (12); A McCutchen (12).
2-out RBI: A McCutchen; J Tabata.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Barmes-N Walker-C McGehee; Y Navarro-C McGehee.
E: P Alvarez (8).
Outfield Assists: Y Navarro (J Schafer at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: C McGehee (1, 2nd base off J Happ/C Snyder); A McCutchen (6, 3rd base off J Happ/C Snyder).

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
J.A. Happ, L (2-3) 5 6 5 5 1 4 2 5.72 22 95 65 39 12 14 4 13 1 0 38 -0.265 0.75 -2.2
Rhiner Cruz 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.74 4 19 10 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 -0.050 1.27 -0.5
Fernando Abad 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.20 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.015 0.56 0.5
David Carpenter 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.07 5 25 16 13 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.010 0.17 0.5
Brandon Lyon 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.19 3 12 9 4 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 4 5 2 5.62 35 153 102 63 17 22 6 20 1 0 38 4 2 -0.285 0.68 -1.4
J Happ 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
Charlie Morton, W (2-3) 6 7 2 1 1 0 0 4.05 25 88 54 41 5 8 18 6 2 0 51 0.107 1.51 0.7
Chris Resop, H (3) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.21 2 8 6 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.015 1.17 -0.2
Tony Watson, H (3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.63 5 11 7 5 0 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0.094 0.71 1.1
Juan Cruz, S (3) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.69 4 13 10 4 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.029 0.53 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 1 2 0 1.00 36 120 77 52 7 18 23 10 2 0 51 1 0 0.215 1.25 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: R Cruz (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: C Morton (1; C Snyder).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Jim Reynolds, 2B - Mike Estabrook, 3B - James Hoye.
Time of Game: 2:59.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 5mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jordan Schafer CF 1 Jose Tabata LF
2 Jed Lowrie SS 2 Neil Walker 2B
3 Jose Altuve 2B 3 Andrew McCutchen CF
4 Carlos Lee 1B 4 Pedro Alvarez 3B
5 Brian Bogusevic RF 5 Casey McGehee 1B
6 Justin Maxwell LF 6 Yamaico Navarro RF
7 Matt Downs 3B 7 Clint Barmes SS
8 Chris Snyder C 8 Michael McKenry C
9 J.A. Happ P 9 Charlie Morton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU M. Downs C. Morton 14% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
b5 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R PIT J. Tabata J. Happ 12% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t6 1-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Bogusevic C. Morton -12% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Altuve to 3B; Lee to 2B
t5 0-2 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Schafer C. Morton -11% 67% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Snyder Scores/unER
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R PIT A. McCutchen J. Happ 11% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)

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' Charlie Morton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Schafer C. Morton 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Lowrie C. Morton -2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Altuve C. Morton 2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Lowrie to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Lee C. Morton 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  PIT J. Tabata J. Happ 9% 64% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 --3 2,(1-0)  RO PIT N. Walker J. Happ -1% 63% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF-RF); Tabata Scores
b1 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Happ 2% 65% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 1-0 1 1-- 5,(0-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez J. Happ -1% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B); McCutchen to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  PIT C. McGehee J. Happ 0% 64% McCutchen Steals 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 8,(3-2)  PIT C. McGehee J. Happ 1% 65% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  PIT Y. Navarro J. Happ 1% 66% McGehee Steals 2B
b1 1-0 2 -23 5,(1-2)  O PIT Y. Navarro J. Happ -5% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU B. Bogusevic C. Morton -4% 57% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t2 0-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell C. Morton 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B); Bogusevic to 2B
t2 0-1 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  O HOU M. Downs C. Morton 4% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Snyder C. Morton -1% 62% Intentional Walk
t2 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Happ C. Morton 5% 66% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O PIT C. Barmes J. Happ -2% 64% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O PIT M. McKenry J. Happ -1% 63% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Morton J. Happ -1% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU J. Schafer C. Morton -4% 58% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lowrie C. Morton 4% 62% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO HOU J. Altuve C. Morton 6% 68% Fly Ball Double Play: RF; Schafer out at 1B/RF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Tabata J. Happ -2% 66% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b3 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. Walker J. Happ -1% 64% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R PIT A. McCutchen J. Happ 11% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b3 2-0 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez J. Happ -1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Lee C. Morton 3% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 0-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Bogusevic C. Morton 2% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell C. Morton 1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. McGehee J. Happ -1% 79% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b4 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT Y. Navarro J. Happ -1% 78% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 2-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT C. Barmes J. Happ -1% 77% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Downs C. Morton 3% 80% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t5 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Snyder C. Morton -5% 75% Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Snyder to 2B
t5 0-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Happ C. Morton 4% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Snyder to 3B
t5 0-2 2 --3 2,(0-1)  R HOU J. Schafer C. Morton -11% 67% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Snyder Scores/unER
t5 1-2 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lowrie C. Morton 5% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT M. McKenry J. Happ -2% 70% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b5 2-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT C. Morton J. Happ -1% 68% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b5 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R PIT J. Tabata J. Happ 12% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b5 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT N. Walker J. Happ -1% 80% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve C. Morton -5% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 1-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Lee C. Morton -9% 66% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Altuve to 2B
t6 1-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Bogusevic C. Morton -12% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Altuve to 3B; Lee to 2B
t6 1-3 0 123 5,(2-2)  RO HOU J. Maxwell C. Morton 7% 61% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B (Weak SS); Altuve Scores; Bogusevic to 2B
t6 2-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU M. Downs C. Morton 14% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' J.A. Happ facing 3-4-5
b6 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Happ 3% 78% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b6 3-2 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT P. Alvarez J. Happ 9% 87% Double to LF (Line Drive); McCutchen to 3B
Rhiner Cruz replaces J.A. Happ pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-2 0 -23 5,(3-1)  PIT C. McGehee R. Cruz 1% 88% Walk
Garrett Jones pinch hits for Yamaico Navarro (RF) batting 6th
b6 3-2 0 123 5,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones R. Cruz -5% 83% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Alvarez to 3B; McGehee to 2B
b6 3-2 1 123 3,(0-2)  RO PIT C. Barmes R. Cruz 3% 86% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Alvarez Scores; McGehee to 3B; Jones to 2B
b6 4-2 2 -23 3,(1-1)  R PIT M. McKenry R. Cruz 6% 92% Wild Pitch; McGehee Scores; Jones to 3B
b6 5-2 2 --3 6,(3-2)  PIT M. McKenry R. Cruz 0% 92% Walk
Fernando Abad replaces Rhiner Cruz pitching and batting 9th
Alex Presley pinch hits for Charlie Morton (P) batting 9th
b6 5-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O PIT A. Presley F. Abad -1% 91% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Chris Resop facing 8-9-1
Chris Resop replaces Garrett Jones (PH) pitching and batting 6th
Alex Presley moves from PH to LF
Jose Tabata moves from LF to RF
t7 2-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Snyder C. Resop -6% 85% Double to 3B (Ground Ball)
Marwin Gonzalez pinch hits for Fernando Abad (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 0 -2- 5,(1-2)  O HOU M. Gonzalez C. Resop 4% 89% Strikeout Swinging
Tony Watson replaces Chris Resop pitching and batting 6th
t7 2-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Schafer T. Watson 3% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 2-5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lowrie T. Watson 2% 95% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' David Carpenter facing 1-2-3
David Carpenter replaces Marwin Gonzalez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Tabata D. Carpenter -0% 94% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b7 5-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. Walker D. Carpenter -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 5-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  PIT A. McCutchen D. Carpenter 0% 94% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
b7 5-2 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  PIT P. Alvarez D. Carpenter 0% 95% Walk; McCutchen to 2B
b7 5-2 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. McGehee D. Carpenter -1% 94% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Tony Watson facing 3-4-5
t8 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Altuve T. Watson 2% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU C. Lee T. Watson 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Bogusevic T. Watson 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Brandon Lyon facing 6-7-8
Brandon Lyon replaces David Carpenter pitching and batting 9th
Nate McLouth pinch hits for Tony Watson (P) batting 6th
b8 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT N. McLouth B. Lyon -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT C. Barmes B. Lyon -0% 97% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b8 5-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT M. McKenry B. Lyon -0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Juan Cruz facing 6-7-8
Juan Cruz replaces Nate McLouth (PH) pitching and batting 6th
t9 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell J. Cruz 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU M. Downs J. Cruz -2% 97% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t9 2-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Snyder J. Cruz 2% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
Travis Buck pinch hits for Brandon Lyon (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Buck J. Cruz -0% 99% Defensive Indifference; Downs to 2B
t9 2-5 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Buck J. Cruz 1% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.

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  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • 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.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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