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KCR
@BAL
1
2
CHW
@BOS
6
9
MIL
@CLE
8
5
NYY
@DET
3
0
SEA
@MIN
11
1
NYM
@CHC
1
6
ATL
@LAD
9
1
STL
@PHI
5
2
MON
@PIT
7
2
HOU
@SDP
1
9
Thursday, August 13, 1981, 1:07PM
, Jack Murphy Stadium
Attendance: 4,899, Time of Game: 2:29
Astros
1
30-31
 Lost 1 
4th, 8 GB
at Padres
9
24-36
 Won 1 
6th, 13½ GB
W: Chris Welsh (4-4)
L: Bob Knepper (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  1
Padres          0  0  2   2  0  1   3  1  X    9 12  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Scott CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .228 .568 -0.071 0.69 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 3 1
Joe Pittman 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .315 .759 0.039 0.61 0.064 -0.025 0.3 0 2
Cesar Cedeno 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .304 .750 -0.053 0.85 0.030 -0.082 -0.6 10 1 CS
   Harry Spilman 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .582 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .282 .795 0.099 0.86 0.122 -0.022 0.6 1 0
Art Howe 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .834 -0.192 1.31 0.000 -0.192 -1.7 0 3 GDP
Luis Pujols C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .633 -0.066 0.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.8 5 1
Terry Puhl RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .274 .715 -0.019 0.61 0.016 -0.035 -0.2 2 0
Dickie Thon SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 .190 .546 0.038 0.58 0.060 -0.023 0.6 2 4 2B
Bob Knepper P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .351 0.014 0.44 0.014 0.000 0.1 0 1
   Gary Woods PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .506 -0.023 1.40 0.000 -0.023 -0.0
   Bobby Sprowl P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Roberts PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .588 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
   Frank LaCorte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 2 5 .194 .468 -0.237 0.77 0.306 -0.542 -2.7 24 13
2B: D Thon (4, off C Welsh).
TB: D Thon 2; J Cruz 2; B Knepper; T Puhl; J Pittman.
GIDP: A Howe (7).
RBI: G Woods (5).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: J Cruz (3).
Outfield Assists: T Scott (L Salazar at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: C Cedeno (6, 2nd base by C Welsh POCS).

San Diego Padres

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ozzie Smith SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 .248 .584 -0.053 0.45 0.002 -0.055 0.8 1 5 2B
Juan Bonilla 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .301 .720 0.076 0.41 0.107 -0.031 0.4 5 3 CS
Gene Richards LF 4 2 1 1 1 0 .270 .761 0.034 0.36 0.049 -0.015 1.0 1 0 2B,SB
Terry Kennedy C 3 2 2 3 1 0 .313 .737 0.048 0.49 0.070 -0.022 2.2 4 1 2B
Luis Salazar 3B 4 0 2 1 0 1 .298 .698 0.026 0.36 0.041 -0.015 0.7 0 5 2B
Randy Bass 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 .245 .710 -0.005 0.24 0.008 -0.013 -0.4 12 2 SF
Ruppert Jones CF 2 2 2 0 2 0 .254 .705 0.045 0.22 0.045 0.000 1.5 3 0 2B
Jose Moreno RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .600 0.139 0.72 0.149 -0.011 0.7 0 0 2B
   Joe Lefebvre RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .230 .736 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 0
Chris Welsh P 3 0 0 0 0 3 .080 .195 -0.047 0.50 0.000 -0.047 -0.8 0 2
   Gary Lucas P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.6 1 0
Team Totals 33 9 12 8 5 5 .364 .981 0.263 0.38 0.471 -0.209 5.7 27 18
2B: L Salazar (9, off B Sprowl); T Kennedy (13, off B Knepper); O Smith (5, off F LaCorte); G Richards (8, off F LaCorte); J Moreno (1, off B Knepper); R Jones (18, off F LaCorte).
SF: R Bass (1, off B Sprowl).
TB: R Jones 3; T Kennedy 3; O Smith 3; L Salazar 3; J Bonilla 2; J Moreno 2; G Richards 2.
RBI: T Kennedy 3 (22); O Smith (16); R Bass (18); J Bonilla (13); L Salazar (16); G Richards (28).
2-out RBI: J Bonilla.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 6 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Salazar-J Bonilla-R Bass.
E: T Kennedy 2 (9).
Baserunning
SB: G Richards (12, 2nd base off B Knepper/L Pujols).
CS: J Bonilla (5, 2nd base by B Knepper/L Pujols).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Knepper, L (5-2) 4 5 4 4 2 2 0 1.49 17 36 -0.231 0.71 -2.4
Bobby Sprowl 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 5.32 9 0 0 -0.012 0.23 -0.2
Frank LaCorte 2 6 4 4 1 2 0 4.39 13 0 0 -0.019 0.04 -3.2
Team Totals 8 12 9 9 5 5 0 10.12 39 36 0 0 -0.262 0.38 -5.7

San Diego Padres

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Welsh, W (4-4) 7 6 1 1 2 3 0 2.75 27 62 0.235 0.92 1.8
Gary Lucas 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 6 0 0 0.002 0.01 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 5 0 1.00 33 62 0 0 0.237 0.77 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: F LaCorte (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Welsh (7; C Cedeno, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Terry Tata.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         San Diego Padres
1 Tony Scott CF 1 Ozzie Smith SS
2 Joe Pittman 2B 2 Juan Bonilla 2B
3 Cesar Cedeno 1B 3 Gene Richards LF
4 Jose Cruz LF 4 Terry Kennedy C
5 Art Howe 3B 5 Luis Salazar 3B
6 Luis Pujols C 6 Randy Bass 1B
7 Terry Puhl RF 7 Ruppert Jones CF
8 Dickie Thon SS 8 Jose Moreno RF
9 Bob Knepper P 9 Chris Welsh P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 1-- R SDP J. Moreno B. Knepper 15% 74% Double to LF; Jones Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI
t4 0-2 1 1-3 OO HOU A. Howe C. Welsh 13% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 1-0 2 -2- R SDP J. Bonilla B. Knepper 10% 77% Single to RF; Moreno Scores
t4 0-2 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz C. Welsh -8% 68% Single to RF; Cedeno to 3B
t5 0-4 1 1-- HOU D. Thon C. Welsh -6% 86% Double to LF; Puhl to 3B

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, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- HOU T. Scott C. Welsh 0% 50% E2 on Foul Ball
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Scott C. Welsh 2% 52% Strikeout (C-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- HOU J. Pittman C. Welsh -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno C. Welsh 3% 52% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU J. Cruz C. Welsh 2% 54% Cedeno Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SDP O. Smith B. Knepper -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O SDP J. Bonilla B. Knepper -1% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O SDP G. Richards B. Knepper -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz C. Welsh 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU A. Howe C. Welsh 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU L. Pujols C. Welsh 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O SDP T. Kennedy B. Knepper -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O SDP L. Salazar B. Knepper -1% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O SDP R. Bass B. Knepper -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl C. Welsh 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU D. Thon C. Welsh 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- HOU B. Knepper C. Welsh 0% 54% E2 on Foul Ball
t3 0-0 2 --- HOU B. Knepper C. Welsh -1% 53% Single to CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU T. Scott C. Welsh 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- SDP R. Jones B. Knepper 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- R SDP J. Moreno B. Knepper 15% 74% Double to LF; Jones Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI
b3 1-0 0 -2- O SDP C. Welsh B. Knepper -4% 70% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 -2- O SDP O. Smith B. Knepper -3% 67% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 -2- R SDP J. Bonilla B. Knepper 10% 77% Single to RF; Moreno Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-- O SDP G. Richards B. Knepper -1% 76% Bonilla Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- O HOU J. Pittman C. Welsh 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- HOU C. Cedeno C. Welsh -3% 76% Walk
t4 0-2 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz C. Welsh -8% 68% Single to RF; Cedeno to 3B
t4 0-2 1 1-3 OO HOU A. Howe C. Welsh 13% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Padres Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Bob Knepper facing 3-4-5
b4 2-0 0 --- SDP G. Richards B. Knepper 2% 83% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- SDP T. Kennedy B. Knepper 2% 85% Richards Steals 2B
b4 2-0 0 -2- R SDP T. Kennedy B. Knepper 6% 91% Double to RF; Richards Scores
b4 3-0 0 -2- RO SDP L. Salazar B. Knepper 2% 93% Single to CF; Kennedy Scores; Salazar out at 2B/CF-1B-SS
b4 4-0 1 --- O SDP R. Bass B. Knepper -0% 92% Flyball: CF
b4 4-0 2 --- SDP R. Jones B. Knepper 0% 93% Single to CF
b4 4-0 2 1-- O SDP J. Moreno B. Knepper -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 4.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- O HOU L. Pujols C. Welsh 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- HOU T. Puhl C. Welsh -2% 92% Single to RF
t5 0-4 1 1-- HOU D. Thon C. Welsh -6% 86% Double to LF; Puhl to 3B
Gary Woods pinch hits for Bob Knepper (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 1 -23 RO HOU G. Woods C. Welsh 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B; Puhl Scores
t5 1-4 2 -2- O HOU T. Scott C. Welsh 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Bobby Sprowl facing 9-1-2
Bobby Sprowl replaces Gary Woods (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-1 0 --- O SDP C. Welsh B. Sprowl -1% 90% Strikeout
b5 4-1 1 --- O SDP O. Smith B. Sprowl -0% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-1 2 --- O SDP J. Bonilla B. Sprowl -0% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 4.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- HOU J. Pittman C. Welsh -4% 85% Single to CF
t6 1-4 0 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno C. Welsh 3% 89% Strikeout
t6 1-4 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz C. Welsh -4% 85% Single to RF; Pittman to 2B
t6 1-4 1 12- O HOU A. Howe C. Welsh 4% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Pittman to 3B
t6 1-4 2 1-3 O HOU L. Pujols C. Welsh 4% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Padres Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Bobby Sprowl facing 3-4-5
b6 4-1 0 --- O SDP G. Richards B. Sprowl -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-1 1 --- SDP T. Kennedy B. Sprowl 1% 93% Walk
b6 4-1 1 1-- SDP L. Salazar B. Sprowl 2% 95% Double to LF; Kennedy to 3B
b6 4-1 1 -23 RO SDP R. Bass B. Sprowl 1% 96% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Kennedy Scores
b6 5-1 2 -2- SDP R. Jones B. Sprowl 0% 96% Walk
b6 5-1 2 12- O SDP J. Moreno B. Sprowl -1% 96% Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 5.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Padres' Chris Welsh facing 7-8-9
Joe Lefebvre replaces Jose Moreno playing RF batting 8th
t7 1-5 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl C. Welsh 1% 97% Lineout: 2B
t7 1-5 1 --- O HOU D. Thon C. Welsh 1% 98% Strikeout
Dave Roberts pinch hits for Bobby Sprowl (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 2 --- O HOU D. Roberts C. Welsh 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Padres Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Frank LaCorte facing 9-1-2
Frank LaCorte replaces Dave Roberts (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O SDP C. Welsh F. LaCorte -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
b7 5-1 1 --- SDP O. Smith F. LaCorte 0% 98% Single to CF
b7 5-1 1 1-- SDP J. Bonilla F. LaCorte 1% 99% Single to RF; Smith to 3B
b7 5-1 1 1-3 R SDP G. Richards F. LaCorte 1% 99% Double to CF; Smith Scores; Bonilla to 3B
b7 6-1 1 -23 RR SDP T. Kennedy F. LaCorte 0% 100% Single to LF; Bonilla Scores; Richards Scores
b7 8-1 1 1-- O SDP L. Salazar F. LaCorte -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 8-1 2 1-- O SDP R. Bass F. LaCorte -0% 100% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 8.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-8, Padres' Gary Lucas facing 1-2-3
Gary Lucas replaces Chris Welsh pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-8 0 --- O HOU T. Scott G. Lucas 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-8 1 --- O HOU J. Pittman G. Lucas 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 1-8 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno G. Lucas 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Padres Batting, Ahead 8-1, Astros' Frank LaCorte facing 7-8-9
Harry Spilman replaces Cesar Cedeno playing 1B batting 3rd
b8 8-1 0 --- SDP R. Jones F. LaCorte 0% 100% Double to CF
b8 8-1 0 -2- SDP J. Lefebvre F. LaCorte 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Jones to 3B
b8 8-1 0 --3 SDP J. Lefebvre F. LaCorte 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-1 0 1-3 O SDP G. Lucas F. LaCorte -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 8-1 1 1-3 R SDP O. Smith F. LaCorte 0% 100% Double to RF; Jones Scores; Lefebvre to 3B
b8 9-1 1 -23 O SDP J. Bonilla F. LaCorte -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 9-1 2 -23 O SDP G. Richards F. LaCorte -0% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 9.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-9, Padres' Gary Lucas facing 4-5-6
t9 1-9 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz G. Lucas 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 1-9 1 --- O HOU A. Howe G. Lucas 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-9 2 --- O HOU L. Pujols G. Lucas 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 9.

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