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Series
Results
SFG
@STL
3
5
SFG
@STL
5
0
STL
@SFG
6
5
STL
@SFG
2
4
STL
@SFG
3
6
SFG
@STL
0
1
SFG
@STL
0
6
Friday, October 9, 1987, 5:33
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 57,913, Time of Game: 3:27
Cardinals
6
at Giants
5
W: Bob Forsch (1-0)
L: Don Robinson (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  2   4  0  0    6 11  1
Giants          0  3  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    5  7  1
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vince Coleman LF 4 1 1 2 1 0 .200 .585 0.116 1.05 0.170 -0.054 0.6 1 0
Ozzie Smith SS 5 1 3 0 0 0 .364 1.007 0.076 0.68 0.096 -0.021 0.6 1 4
Tom Herr 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 -0.070 0.81 0.016 -0.086 -1.2 0 0 SB,SH,GDP
Jim Lindeman 1B 3 1 1 3 0 1 .333 1.119 0.084 0.94 0.128 -0.043 1.3 11 0 HR,SF
Willie McGee CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .273 .727 -0.028 0.69 0.032 -0.060 -0.5 3 0 3B
Tony Pena C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .586 -0.048 0.73 0.019 -0.067 -0.4 9 1
Jose Oquendo RF-3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .167 .452 0.009 0.84 0.059 -0.050 -0.3 1 0
Tom Lawless 3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.001 0.54 0.015 -0.014 0.1 0 3
   Curt Ford PH-RF 1 1 1 0 1 0 .400 .900 0.101 1.30 0.101 0.000 0.7 1 0
Joe Magrane P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.009 0.33 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 1
   Jack Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.029 1.14 0.000 -0.029 -0.4
   Bob Forsch P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dan Driessen PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .600 1.600 0.215 3.38 0.215 0.000 1.4
   Lance Johnson PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.031 3.09 0.031 0.000 0.1 SB
   Todd Worrell P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.013 0.45 0.000 -0.013 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 11 6 2 5 .314 .799 0.436 0.94 0.882 -0.446 1.6 27 10
3B: W McGee (1, off A Hammaker).
HR: J Lindeman (1, off A Hammaker; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
SF: J Lindeman (1, off C Lefferts).
SH: T Herr (1, off C Lefferts).
TB: J Lindeman 4; O Smith 3; W McGee 3; D Driessen; C Ford; T Lawless; T Pena; J Oquendo; V Coleman.
GIDP: T Herr (2).
RBI: J Lindeman 3 (3); V Coleman 2 (3); D Driessen (1).
2-out RBI: J Lindeman 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: T Herr (1).
Baserunning
SB: T Herr (1, 2nd base off A Hammaker/B Brenly); L Johnson (1, 2nd base off D Robinson/B Brenly).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Robby Thompson 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .231 0.004 0.65 0.048 -0.043 0.1 4 3 SB
   Harry Spilman PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 5.000 0.031 0.54 0.031 0.000 1.0 HR
Kevin Mitchell 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .286 -0.115 1.00 0.006 -0.121 -0.7 0 2
Jeffrey Leonard LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .545 1.947 0.029 0.62 0.062 -0.033 1.1 2 0 HR,HBP
Candy Maldonado RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .583 -0.068 0.89 0.013 -0.082 -0.1 0 0
Chili Davis CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .222 .633 0.042 0.57 0.064 -0.022 -0.3 3 1 2B
   Eddie Milner CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.028 1.12 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 1 0
Will Clark 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .455 1.318 0.091 0.67 0.111 -0.020 0.1 12 0 2B
Bob Brenly C 4 1 1 1 0 2 .125 .375 0.099 0.96 0.169 -0.070 1.2 5 0 2B
Jose Uribe SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .583 -0.066 0.79 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 0 5
Atlee Hammaker P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.052 0.46 0.000 -0.052 -0.8 0 0
   Don Robinson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Craig Lefferts P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike LaCoss P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike Aldrete PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.028 1.15 0.000 -0.028 -0.2
Team Totals 35 5 7 4 2 8 .200 .720 -0.061 0.77 0.504 -0.565 0.6 27 13
2B: B Brenly (1, off J Magrane); C Davis (1, off J Magrane); W Clark (1, off T Worrell).
HR: H Spilman (1, off T Worrell; 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Leonard (3, off J Magrane; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: J Leonard (1, by B Forsch).
TB: J Leonard 4; H Spilman 4; W Clark 3; C Davis 2; B Brenly 2; K Mitchell.
RBI: J Leonard (3); B Brenly (1); H Spilman (1); W Clark (3).
2-out RBI: H Spilman.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Uribe-R Thompson-W Clark; C Davis-W Clark.
E: K Mitchell (1).
Outfield Assists: C Davis (O Smith at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: R Thompson (1, 2nd base off J Magrane/T Pena).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Magrane 4 4 4 4 2 3 1 9.00 18 39 -0.229 0.69 -2.1
Bob Forsch, W (1-0) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 9 0 0 0.040 0.38 1.0
Todd Worrell, S (1) 3 2 1 1 0 4 1 2.70 11 0 0 0.253 1.24 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 5 5 2 8 2 5.00 38 39 0 0 0.064 0.77 -0.6

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Atlee Hammaker 6 7 3 3 0 4 1 4.50 25 50 0.075 0.70 0.5
Don Robinson, BS (1), L (0-1) 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0.00 3 1 1 -0.501 2.92 -3.0
Craig Lefferts 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 1 1 -0.054 1.48 -0.1
Mike LaCoss 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.043 0.37 1.0
Team Totals 9 11 6 6 2 5 1 6.00 39 50 2 2 -0.437 0.94 -1.6
A Hammaker faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
D Robinson faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Magrane (1).
HBP: B Forsch (1; J Leonard).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Bob Engel, LF - John Kibler, RF - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 3:27.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         San Francisco Giants
1 Vince Coleman LF 1 Robby Thompson 2B
2 Ozzie Smith SS 2 Kevin Mitchell 3B
3 Tom Herr 2B 3 Jeffrey Leonard LF
4 Jim Lindeman 1B 4 Candy Maldonado RF
5 Willie McGee CF 5 Chili Davis CF
6 Tony Pena C 6 Will Clark 1B
7 Jose Oquendo RF 7 Bob Brenly C
8 Tom Lawless 3B 8 Jose Uribe SS
9 Joe Magrane P 9 Atlee Hammaker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-4 0 12- 6,(3-2)  R STL D. Driessen D. Robinson 21% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Oquendo Scores; Ford to 3B
t7 3-4 0 -23 5,(2-2)  RR STL V. Coleman D. Robinson 16% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Ford Scores; Johnson Scores
b2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R SFG B. Brenly J. Magrane -11% 20% Double to RF; Clark Scores
t6 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR STL J. Lindeman A. Hammaker 10% 16% Home Run (CF-RF); Smith Scores
t7 2-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL C. Ford D. Robinson 9% 33% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Oquendo to 2B

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, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL V. Coleman A. Hammaker -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  STL O. Smith A. Hammaker 2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO STL T. Herr A. Hammaker -5% 45% Line Drive Double Play: CF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  SFG R. Thompson J. Magrane -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O SFG K. Mitchell J. Magrane 3% 45% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O SFG J. Leonard J. Magrane 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Thompson to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O SFG C. Maldonado J. Magrane 3% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Lindeman A. Hammaker -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee A. Hammaker -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL T. Pena A. Hammaker -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  SFG C. Davis J. Magrane -6% 39% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b2 0-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R SFG W. Clark J. Magrane -8% 31% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Davis Scores
b2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R SFG B. Brenly J. Magrane -11% 20% Double to RF; Clark Scores
b2 2-0 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O SFG J. Uribe J. Magrane 1% 21% Flyball: LF; Brenly to 3B
b2 2-0 1 --3 5,(1-2)  O SFG A. Hammaker J. Magrane 4% 25% Strikeout Swinging
b2 2-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  R SFG R. Thompson J. Magrane -6% 19% Wild Pitch; Brenly Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  SFG R. Thompson J. Magrane -1% 18% Walk
b2 3-0 2 1-- SFG K. Mitchell J. Magrane -1% 18% Thompson Steals 2B
b2 3-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O SFG K. Mitchell J. Magrane 2% 20% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Oquendo A. Hammaker -2% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL T. Lawless A. Hammaker -1% 16% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Magrane A. Hammaker -1% 15% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R SFG J. Leonard J. Magrane -5% 10% Home Run
b3 4-0 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O SFG C. Maldonado J. Magrane 1% 11% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 4-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O SFG C. Davis J. Magrane 1% 11% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 4-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG W. Clark J. Magrane 0% 12% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 1-2-3
t4 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL V. Coleman A. Hammaker -2% 10% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL O. Smith A. Hammaker -1% 9% Flyball: CF
t4 0-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  STL T. Herr A. Hammaker 1% 10% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t4 0-4 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  STL J. Lindeman A. Hammaker 0% 10% Herr Steals 2B
t4 0-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Lindeman A. Hammaker -2% 8% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Joe Magrane facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O SFG B. Brenly J. Magrane 1% 9% Foul Flyball: C
b4 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SFG J. Uribe J. Magrane 0% 9% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 4-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O SFG A. Hammaker J. Magrane 0% 10% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 5-6-7
t5 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee A. Hammaker -2% 8% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL T. Pena A. Hammaker 2% 10% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t5 0-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Oquendo A. Hammaker -2% 8% Flyball: LF
t5 0-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL T. Lawless A. Hammaker 2% 9% Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Pena to 2B
Jack Clark pinch hits for Joe Magrane (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Clark A. Hammaker -3% 6% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 1-2-3
Bob Forsch replaces Jack Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG R. Thompson B. Forsch 1% 7% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  SFG K. Mitchell B. Forsch -1% 6% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b5 4-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  SFG J. Leonard B. Forsch -1% 6% Hit By Pitch; Mitchell to 2B
b5 4-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  SFG C. Maldonado B. Forsch -1% 4% Fielder's Choice SS; Leonard to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch); Mitchell to 3B; Maldonado to 1B
b5 4-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  O SFG C. Davis B. Forsch 2% 6% Flyball: SS
b5 4-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  O SFG W. Clark B. Forsch 2% 8% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 1-2-3
Eddie Milner replaces Chili Davis playing CF batting 5th
t6 0-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL V. Coleman A. Hammaker -2% 6% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL O. Smith A. Hammaker 2% 8% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
t6 0-4 1 1-- 8,(1-2)  O STL T. Herr A. Hammaker -2% 6% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR STL J. Lindeman A. Hammaker 10% 16% Home Run (CF-RF); Smith Scores
t6 2-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  STL W. McGee A. Hammaker 3% 19% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t6 2-4 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O STL T. Pena A. Hammaker -4% 15% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Bob Forsch facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O SFG B. Brenly B. Forsch 1% 16% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG J. Uribe B. Forsch 1% 17% Groundout: P-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O SFG A. Hammaker B. Forsch 1% 18% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Giants' Atlee Hammaker facing 7-8-9
t7 2-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL J. Oquendo A. Hammaker 6% 24% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Don Robinson replaces Atlee Hammaker pitching and batting 9th
Curt Ford pinch hits for Tom Lawless (3B) batting 8th
t7 2-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL C. Ford D. Robinson 9% 33% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Oquendo to 2B
Dan Driessen pinch hits for Bob Forsch (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 0 12- 6,(3-2)  R STL D. Driessen D. Robinson 21% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Oquendo Scores; Ford to 3B
Lance Johnson pinch runs for Dan Driessen (PH) batting 9th
t7 3-4 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  STL V. Coleman D. Robinson 3% 58% Johnson Steals 2B
t7 3-4 0 -23 5,(2-2)  RR STL V. Coleman D. Robinson 16% 74% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Ford Scores; Johnson Scores
Craig Lefferts replaces Don Robinson pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL O. Smith C. Lefferts 5% 79% Single to 3B (Bunt to Front of Home); Coleman to 2B
t7 5-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Herr C. Lefferts 0% 79% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Coleman to 3B; Smith to 2B
t7 5-4 1 -23 3,(1-1)  RO STL J. Lindeman C. Lefferts 2% 82% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Coleman Scores; Smith to 3B
t7 6-4 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O STL W. McGee C. Lefferts -3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 4-6, Cardinals' Todd Worrell facing 1-2-3
Todd Worrell replaces Lance Johnson (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Jose Oquendo moves from RF to 3B
Curt Ford moves from PH to RF
b7 4-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O SFG R. Thompson T. Worrell 4% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b7 4-6 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O SFG K. Mitchell T. Worrell 3% 85% Flyball: CF
b7 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG J. Leonard T. Worrell 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-4, Giants' Mike LaCoss facing 6-7-8
Mike LaCoss replaces Craig Lefferts pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL T. Pena M. LaCoss -1% 86% Flyball: 2B
t8 6-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Oquendo M. LaCoss -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL C. Ford M. LaCoss 1% 86% Walk
t8 6-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL T. Worrell M. LaCoss -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 4-6, Cardinals' Todd Worrell facing 4-5-6
b8 4-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O SFG C. Maldonado T. Worrell 4% 89% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 4-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O SFG E. Milner T. Worrell 3% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  SFG W. Clark T. Worrell -3% 88% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b8 4-6 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O SFG B. Brenly T. Worrell 5% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-4, Giants' Mike LaCoss facing 1-2-3
t9 6-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL V. Coleman M. LaCoss 1% 94% Walk
t9 6-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL O. Smith M. LaCoss -1% 93% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Interference called; Coleman stays at 1B
t9 6-4 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO STL T. Herr M. LaCoss -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 4-6, Cardinals' Todd Worrell facing 8-9-1
b9 4-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O SFG J. Uribe T. Worrell 5% 96% Flyball: RF
Mike Aldrete pinch hits for Mike LaCoss (P) batting 9th
b9 4-6 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O SFG M. Aldrete T. Worrell 3% 99% Strikeout Swinging
Harry Spilman pinch hits for Robby Thompson (2B) batting 1st
b9 4-6 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R SFG H. Spilman T. Worrell -3% 95% Home Run
b9 5-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG K. Mitchell T. Worrell 5% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Giants 5.

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  • 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.

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