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Scores
Standings
SEA
@CHW
8
9
 
(10)
CAL
@KCR
6
7
TOR
@NYY
5
6
CIN
@LAD
3
2
 
(10)
CIN
@LAD
3
6
NYM
@MON
1
4
CHC
@PHI
3
4
STL
@PIT
0
1
ATL
@SDP
1
7
HOU
@SFG
0
4
Thursday, September 17, 1987,
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 23,317, Time of Game: 2:26
Astros
0
71-75
 Lost 3 
3rd, 9½ GB
at Giants
4
81-66
 Won 6 
1st
W: Rick Reuschel (13-7)
L: Danny Darwin (8-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  2   2  0  X    4  6  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .322 .378 .388 .767 -0.001 0.61 0.037 -0.038 -0.2 1 1
Billy Hatcher LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .302 .357 .430 .787 -0.121 0.88 0.000 -0.121 -1.0 0 0 GDP
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .282 .356 .409 .765 -0.040 0.83 0.012 -0.052 -0.3 1 2
Glenn Davis 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .245 .299 .457 .756 -0.057 0.73 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 7 1
Kevin Bass RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .291 .351 .462 .813 0.011 0.88 0.048 -0.036 0.1 2 0
Denny Walling 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .280 .354 .421 .775 -0.073 1.02 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 3 2
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .258 .311 .354 .665 -0.055 0.76 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 4 2
   Troy Afenir C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ronn Reynolds C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .188 .227 .416 -0.056 1.05 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 4 1
   Terry Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .294 .273 .566 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Danny Darwin P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .194 .219 .258 .477 -0.051 1.02 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 1 0
   Jeff Heathcock P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Juan Agosto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Buddy Biancalana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .164 .188 .224 .412 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jose Cruz PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242 .309 .406 .715 -0.009 0.33 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
Team Totals 28 0 2 0 1 5 29 .071 .103 .071 .175 -0.455 0.80 0.097 -0.551 -4.4 24 9
TB: G Young; B Doran.
GIDP: B Hatcher (10).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
PB: R Reynolds (1).
Outfield Assists: G Young (M Aldrete at 3rd base).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Milner CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .240 .308 .377 .686 -0.063 0.67 0.019 -0.082 -0.7 4 0 2B
Chris Speier 3B 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .250 .338 .398 .736 0.000 0.89 0.048 -0.048 0.2 2 2
Mike Aldrete LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .331 .388 .468 .857 0.025 0.94 0.068 -0.043 0.9 3 0 SB
Candy Maldonado RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .300 .351 .520 .871 -0.039 0.94 0.035 -0.074 -0.2 1 0
Will Clark 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .304 .363 .565 .929 0.013 0.94 0.039 -0.026 -0.1 5 2 IW
Bob Brenly C 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .273 .355 .483 .838 0.213 1.31 0.281 -0.068 1.7 5 0 2B
Robby Thompson 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .262 .333 .418 .751 -0.101 0.84 0.050 -0.152 -1.1 4 4 CS,HBP
Jose Uribe SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .326 .380 .707 0.069 0.97 0.119 -0.050 0.0 1 0
Rick Reuschel P 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .141 .193 .218 .411 -0.072 0.70 0.001 -0.073 -0.5 2 0
Team Totals 29 4 6 4 7 5 37 .207 .378 .276 .654 0.045 0.91 0.660 -0.616 0.1 27 8
2B: B Brenly (19, off D Darwin); E Milner (13, off J Heathcock).
IBB: W Clark (10, by D Darwin).
HBP: R Thompson (6, by D Darwin).
TB: B Brenly 3; E Milner 2; C Maldonado; M Aldrete; J Uribe.
RBI: B Brenly 2 (47); C Maldonado (74); M Aldrete (48).
2-out RBI: B Brenly 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Speier-R Thompson-W Clark.
Baserunning
SB: M Aldrete (5, 2nd base off D Darwin/R Reynolds).
CS: R Thompson (11, Home by D Darwin/R Reynolds).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny Darwin, L (8-10) 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 3.58 26 60 0.027 1.16 0.9
Jeff Heathcock 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 3.51 3 0 0 -0.015 0.41 -0.4
Juan Agosto 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.74 3 2 2 -0.060 0.45 -1.1
Dave Smith 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.17 5 0 0 0.003 0.06 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 7 5 0 4.50 37 60 2 2 -0.045 0.91 -0.1

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Reuschel, W (13-7) 9 2 0 0 1 5 0 2.64 29 87 0.455 0.80 4.4
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 29 87 0.455 0.80 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Darwin (5; R Thompson).
IBB: D Darwin (11; W Clark).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 23,317.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         San Francisco Giants
1 Gerald Young CF 1 Eddie Milner CF
2 Billy Hatcher LF 2 Chris Speier 3B
3 Bill Doran 2B 3 Mike Aldrete LF
4 Glenn Davis 1B 4 Candy Maldonado RF
5 Kevin Bass RF 5 Will Clark 1B
6 Denny Walling 3B 6 Bob Brenly C
7 Craig Reynolds SS 7 Robby Thompson 2B
8 Ronn Reynolds C 8 Jose Uribe SS
9 Danny Darwin P 9 Rick Reuschel P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-0 2 12- RR SFG B. Brenly D. Darwin 28% 84% Double to CF; Maldonado Scores; Clark Scores
b5 0-0 0 1-3 O SFG R. Reuschel D. Darwin -14% 59% Thompson Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B-P); Uribe to 2B
b5 0-0 0 1-- SFG J. Uribe D. Darwin 12% 73% Single to CF; Thompson to 3B
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO HOU B. Hatcher R. Reuschel 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 12- O SFG B. Brenly D. Darwin -5% 50% Flyball: CF

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, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Young R. Reuschel 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher R. Reuschel 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel -1% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SFG E. Milner D. Darwin -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O SFG C. Speier D. Darwin -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- SFG M. Aldrete D. Darwin 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- SFG C. Maldonado D. Darwin 1% 53% Aldrete Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O SFG C. Maldonado D. Darwin -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O SFG W. Clark D. Darwin -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O SFG B. Brenly D. Darwin -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O SFG R. Thompson D. Darwin -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Reynolds R. Reuschel 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU D. Darwin R. Reuschel 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O HOU G. Young R. Reuschel 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O SFG J. Uribe D. Darwin -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- O SFG R. Reuschel D. Darwin -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 2 --- O SFG E. Milner D. Darwin -1% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher R. Reuschel 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 2 --- O HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- SFG C. Speier D. Darwin 4% 60% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Speier to 1B
b4 0-0 0 1-- O SFG M. Aldrete D. Darwin -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B; Speier to 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- O SFG C. Maldonado D. Darwin -4% 54% Flyball: SS
b4 0-0 2 -2- SFG W. Clark D. Darwin 1% 55% Intentional Walk
b4 0-0 2 12- O SFG B. Brenly D. Darwin -5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel -5% 45% Walk
t5 0-0 0 1-- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel 4% 53% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-0 2 1-- O HOU R. Reynolds R. Reuschel 3% 57% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- SFG R. Thompson D. Darwin 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- SFG J. Uribe D. Darwin 12% 73% Single to CF; Thompson to 3B
b5 0-0 0 1-3 O SFG R. Reuschel D. Darwin -14% 59% Thompson Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B-P); Uribe to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- O SFG R. Reuschel D. Darwin -5% 55% Flyball: SS
b5 0-0 2 -2- O SFG E. Milner D. Darwin -5% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O HOU D. Darwin R. Reuschel 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- HOU G. Young R. Reuschel -4% 50% Single to LF
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO HOU B. Hatcher R. Reuschel 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- O SFG C. Speier D. Darwin -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O SFG M. Aldrete D. Darwin -2% 52% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 --- SFG C. Maldonado D. Darwin 2% 54% Walk
b6 0-0 2 1-- SFG W. Clark D. Darwin 3% 56% Walk; Maldonado to 2B
b6 0-0 2 12- RR SFG B. Brenly D. Darwin 28% 84% Double to CF; Maldonado Scores; Clark Scores
b6 2-0 2 -2- SFG R. Thompson D. Darwin 0% 85% Hit By Pitch
b6 2-0 2 12- O SFG J. Uribe D. Darwin -2% 82% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- O HOU B. Doran R. Reuschel 3% 86% Flyball: 3B
t7 0-2 1 --- O HOU G. Davis R. Reuschel 2% 88% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 2 --- O HOU K. Bass R. Reuschel 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Jeff Heathcock facing 9-1-2
Jeff Heathcock replaces Danny Darwin pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-0 0 --- O SFG R. Reuschel J. Heathcock -1% 88% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 2-0 1 --- SFG E. Milner J. Heathcock 2% 90% Double to RF
b7 2-0 1 -2- SFG C. Speier J. Heathcock 1% 91% Walk
Juan Agosto replaces Jeff Heathcock pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-0 1 12- R SFG M. Aldrete J. Agosto 5% 95% Single to RF; Milner Scores; Speier to 2B
b7 3-0 1 12- RO SFG C. Maldonado J. Agosto 2% 97% Single to CF; Speier Scores; Aldrete out at 3B/CF-1B-2B
b7 4-0 2 1-- O SFG W. Clark J. Agosto -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 6-7-8
t8 0-4 0 --- O HOU D. Walling R. Reuschel 1% 98% Flyball: LF
t8 0-4 1 --- O HOU C. Reynolds R. Reuschel 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Ronn Reynolds (C) batting 8th
t8 0-4 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl R. Reuschel 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Dave Smith facing 6-7-8
Dave Smith replaces Terry Puhl (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Troy Afenir replaces Craig Reynolds (SS) playing C batting 7th
Buddy Biancalana replaces Juan Agosto (P) playing SS batting 9th
b8 4-0 0 --- SFG B. Brenly D. Smith 0% 99% Single to SS
b8 4-0 0 1-- O SFG R. Thompson D. Smith -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 4-0 1 1-- O SFG J. Uribe D. Smith -0% 99% Popfly: 1B
b8 4-0 2 1-- SFG R. Reuschel D. Smith 0% 99% Walk; Brenly to 2B
b8 4-0 2 12- O SFG E. Milner D. Smith -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Rick Reuschel facing 9-1-2
Jose Cruz pinch hits for Buddy Biancalana (SS) batting 9th
t9 0-4 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz R. Reuschel 1% 99% Strikeout
t9 0-4 1 --- O HOU G. Young R. Reuschel 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-4 2 --- O HOU B. Hatcher R. Reuschel 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Giants 4.

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