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8
3
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8
4
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@KCR
5
11
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@MIN
4
7
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3
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9
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@SFG
9
3
Saturday, May 24, 1997, 1:07
, 3Com Park
Attendance: 18,303, Time of Game: 2:43
Cardinals
9
19-27
 Won 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Giants
3
27-19
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Andy Benes (3-2)
L: Joe Roa (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  3   1  0  0   4  1  0    9 15  0
Giants          2  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  9  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 4 3 2 0 1 0 .273 .714 14 8 0.059 0.94 0.128 -0.068 0.9 2 2 2B
   Mike Gallego SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .235 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Ron Gant LF 5 2 4 1 0 1 .229 .765 19 11 0.222 0.85 0.240 -0.018 3.3 1 0 2B
   Mark Petkovsek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ray Lankford CF 3 1 1 4 0 1 .370 1.168 21 12 0.041 0.84 0.081 -0.040 1.3 0 0 2B,2·SF
Micah Franklin RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .968 12 10 -0.052 0.36 0.000 -0.052 -1.3 2 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 .218 .624 15 6 -0.063 0.57 0.001 -0.063 -0.8 0 0 IW
John Mabry 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .250 .631 15 11 0.003 0.47 0.032 -0.028 -0.3 9 0 SF
Mike Difelice C 5 0 4 1 0 0 .235 .703 16 12 0.049 0.43 0.059 -0.010 1.6 12 1 3B
Royce Clayton SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 .251 .714 14 11 0.013 0.92 0.058 -0.046 -0.2 0 3
   Danny Sheaffer PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .547 2 2 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.4 0 0
Andy Benes P 2 2 2 1 0 0 .231 .462 10 7 0.069 1.25 0.069 0.000 0.7 0 1 SH
   Mark Sweeney PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .536 1 1 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 38 9 15 8 2 6 .395 .922 139 91 0.339 0.68 0.668 -0.327 4.5 27 8
2B: R Gant (6, off J Tavarez); D DeShields (6, off J Roa); R Lankford (10, off J Poole).
3B: M Difelice (1, off R Beck).
SF: J Mabry (1, off J Poole); R Lankford 2 (2, 1 off J Tavarez, 1 off J Roa).
SH: A Benes (1, off J Roa).
IBB: G Gaetti (2, by J Poole).
TB: M Difelice 6; R Gant 5; D DeShields 3; A Benes 2; R Lankford 2; J Mabry; R Clayton.
RBI: R Lankford 4 (27); A Benes (1); M Difelice (5); R Gant (25); J Mabry (13).
2-out RBI: M Difelice.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Clayton-D DeShields-J Mabry.

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Javier CF 5 1 1 0 0 2 .231 .600 18 15 -0.004 0.48 0.035 -0.040 -0.6 4 0
Jose Vizcaino SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 .268 .690 12 7 -0.053 0.78 0.005 -0.058 0.1 1 3 2B,SH
Glenallen Hill RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .242 .694 15 9 -0.073 0.91 0.011 -0.084 0.0 2 0
Barry Bonds LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .250 .894 16 8 -0.002 0.83 0.039 -0.041 -0.6 2 0 SB,GDP
J.T. Snow 1B 3 0 1 1 0 2 .294 .794 15 8 0.039 1.24 0.093 -0.054 0.5 9 0
   Jim Poole P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julian Tavarez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Marvin Benard PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .351 .820 6 3 0.002 0.04 0.002 0.000 0.1
   Rod Beck P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Lewis 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .277 .791 14 9 0.074 0.72 0.105 -0.031 1.0 1 2
Bill Mueller 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .262 .671 15 8 -0.035 0.65 0.022 -0.057 -0.3 0 1
Rick Wilkins C 4 0 0 0 0 3 .179 .519 15 11 -0.050 0.50 0.000 -0.050 -1.1 6 0
Joe Roa P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 2 2 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 2
   Rene Arocha P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 3 3 -0.032 1.25 0.000 -0.032 -0.2 0 1
   Jeff Kent 1B 2 0 1 0 0 1 .267 .892 8 6 -0.014 0.32 0.000 -0.014 -0.3 2 0
Team Totals 34 3 9 2 2 13 .265 .600 139 89 -0.159 0.71 0.312 -0.472 -1.5 27 9
2B: J Vizcaino (4, off M Petkovsek).
SH: J Vizcaino (5, off A Benes).
TB: M Lewis 2; J Vizcaino 2; S Javier; J Snow; G Hill; M Benard; B Bonds; J Kent.
GIDP: B Bonds (2).
RBI: M Lewis (12); J Snow (19).
2-out RBI: M Lewis; J Snow.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
E: S Javier (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Bonds (11, 2nd base off A Benes/M Difelice).

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
Andy Benes, W (3-2) 7 5 2 2 2 12 0 2.93 28 110 69 31 23 15 8 6 3 0 69 0.156 0.89 1.5
Mark Petkovsek 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.71 5 15 9 6 1 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0.002 0.17 -0.5
Dennis Eckersley 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.55 4 14 11 7 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 13 0 3.00 37 139 89 44 26 19 13 9 5 0 69 0 0 0.161 0.71 1.5

San Francisco Giants

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
Joe Roa, L (1-3) 4 7 4 3 0 1 0 5.06 19 54 39 28 5 6 8 10 4 0 35 -0.251 1.10 -2.0
Rene Arocha 2 4 3 3 0 3 0 18.00 10 37 24 10 8 6 5 2 2 0 0 0 -0.021 0.63 -0.8
Jim Poole 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.16 4 11 5 4 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 3 -0.053 0.54 -1.2
Julian Tavarez 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 8.06 7 27 15 8 1 6 2 3 1 0 2 1 -0.015 0.06 -1.0
Rod Beck 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.66 4 10 8 4 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 15 9 8 2 6 0 8.00 44 139 91 54 17 20 15 21 8 0 35 5 4 -0.339 0.68 -4.5
R Arocha faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Poole (3; G Gaetti).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 20mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         San Francisco Giants
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Stan Javier CF
2 Ron Gant LF 2 Jose Vizcaino SS
3 Ray Lankford CF 3 Glenallen Hill RF
4 Micah Franklin RF 4 Barry Bonds LF
5 Gary Gaetti 3B 5 J.T. Snow 1B
6 John Mabry 1B 6 Mark Lewis 2B
7 Mike Difelice C 7 Bill Mueller 3B
8 Royce Clayton SS 8 Rick Wilkins C
9 Andy Benes P 9 Joe Roa P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-2 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Gant J. Roa 17% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive); Benes Scores; DeShields Scores/No RBI; Gant to 3B/Adv on E8
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  R SFG M. Lewis A. Benes -9% 26% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Bonds Scores; Snow to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  R SFG J. Snow A. Benes -9% 36% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Javier Scores; Bonds to 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL D. DeShields J. Roa 9% 38% Double to LF (Line Drive); Benes to 3B
t4 3-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Clayton J. Roa 6% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Mabry to 3B; Difelice 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' Joe Roa facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. DeShields J. Roa -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL R. Gant J. Roa 2% 50% Single to P (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Lankford J. Roa -3% 47% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Franklin J. Roa -2% 45% Foul Popfly: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  SFG S. Javier A. Benes -4% 42% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Deep SS)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O SFG J. Vizcaino A. Benes 2% 43% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Javier to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O SFG G. Hill A. Benes 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Javier to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  SFG B. Bonds A. Benes -1% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  R SFG J. Snow A. Benes -9% 36% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Javier Scores; Bonds to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  R SFG M. Lewis A. Benes -9% 26% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS); Bonds Scores; Snow to 3B
b1 2-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O SFG B. Mueller A. Benes 3% 30% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Joe Roa facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Roa -2% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Mabry J. Roa -2% 26% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t2 0-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL M. Difelice J. Roa -1% 25% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O SFG R. Wilkins A. Benes 2% 27% Flyball: RF
b2 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O SFG J. Roa A. Benes 1% 28% Popfly: 1B
b2 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O SFG S. Javier A. Benes 1% 29% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Joe Roa facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Roa -2% 26% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t3 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Benes J. Roa 3% 29% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 0-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL D. DeShields J. Roa 9% 38% Double to LF (Line Drive); Benes to 3B
t3 0-2 1 -23 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Gant J. Roa 17% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive); Benes Scores; DeShields Scores/No RBI; Gant to 3B/Adv on E8
t3 2-2 1 --3 6,(3-2)  RO STL R. Lankford J. Roa 2% 58% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Gant Scores/unER
t3 3-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Franklin J. Roa -1% 57% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 2-3-4
b3 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG J. Vizcaino A. Benes 3% 59% Lineout: LF
b3 2-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SFG G. Hill A. Benes 2% 61% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-3 2 --- 8,(3-2)  SFG B. Bonds A. Benes -2% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 2-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  SFG J. Snow A. Benes -1% 59% Bonds Steals 2B
b3 2-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O SFG J. Snow A. Benes 4% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Giants 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Giants' Joe Roa facing 5-6-7
t4 3-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Roa -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL J. Mabry J. Roa 2% 63% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t4 3-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL M. Difelice J. Roa 4% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Mabry to 2B
t4 3-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Clayton J. Roa 6% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Mabry to 3B; Difelice to 2B
t4 3-2 1 123 3,(1-1)  RO STL A. Benes J. Roa 2% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Mabry Scores; Difelice to 3B; Clayton to 2B
t4 4-2 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O STL D. DeShields J. Roa -5% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B-1B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 6-7-8
b4 2-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG M. Lewis A. Benes 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b4 2-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O SFG B. Mueller A. Benes 2% 74% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG R. Wilkins A. Benes 1% 75% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Giants' Rene Arocha facing 2-3-4
Rene Arocha replaces Joe Roa pitching and batting 9th
t5 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant R. Arocha -2% 74% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford R. Arocha -1% 72% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Franklin R. Arocha -1% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 9-1-2
b5 2-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O SFG R. Arocha A. Benes 3% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O SFG S. Javier A. Benes 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b5 2-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG J. Vizcaino A. Benes 1% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Giants' Rene Arocha facing 5-6-7
t6 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti R. Arocha -2% 77% Groundout: P-1B
t6 4-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Mabry R. Arocha -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t6 4-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL M. Difelice R. Arocha 1% 76% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 4-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton R. Arocha -2% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 3-4-5
b6 2-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O SFG G. Hill A. Benes 4% 78% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG B. Bonds A. Benes 2% 80% Lineout: RF
b6 2-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O SFG J. Snow A. Benes 1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Giants' Rene Arocha facing 9-1-2
t7 4-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  STL A. Benes R. Arocha 2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t7 4-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL D. DeShields R. Arocha 3% 87% Single to C/Bunt; Benes to 2B
t7 4-2 0 12- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Gant R. Arocha 4% 92% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Benes to 3B; DeShields to 2B
Jim Poole replaces J.T. Snow (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Jeff Kent replaces Rene Arocha (P) playing 1B batting 9th
t7 4-2 0 123 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Lankford J. Poole 6% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive); Benes Scores; DeShields Scores; Gant to 3B
t7 6-2 0 -23 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Franklin J. Poole -1% 96% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
t7 6-2 1 -23 4,(3-0)  STL G. Gaetti J. Poole 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t7 6-2 1 123 4,(1-2)  RO STL J. Mabry J. Poole 1% 97% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Gant Scores; Lankford to 3B
Julian Tavarez replaces Jim Poole pitching and batting 5th
t7 7-2 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R STL M. Difelice J. Tavarez 1% 98% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Lankford Scores; Gaetti to 2B
t7 8-2 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Tavarez -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 2-8, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 6-7-8
b7 2-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  SFG M. Lewis A. Benes -1% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b7 2-8 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  SFG B. Mueller A. Benes -2% 95% Walk; Lewis to 2B
b7 2-8 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O SFG R. Wilkins A. Benes 2% 97% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-8 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O SFG J. Kent A. Benes 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-8 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O SFG S. Javier A. Benes 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Giants 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-2, Giants' Julian Tavarez facing 9-1-2
Mark Sweeney pinch hits for Andy Benes (P) batting 9th
t8 8-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Sweeney J. Tavarez -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t8 8-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  STL D. DeShields J. Tavarez 0% 99% Walk
t8 8-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL R. Gant J. Tavarez 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); DeShields to 3B
t8 8-2 1 -23 6,(3-2)  RO STL R. Lankford J. Tavarez 0% 100% Lineout: LF/Sacrifice Fly; DeShields Scores
t8 9-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Franklin J. Tavarez -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 9, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 2-9, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 2-3-4
Mark Petkovsek replaces Ron Gant (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Mark Sweeney moves from PH to LF
b8 2-9 0 --- 2,(1-0)  SFG J. Vizcaino M. Petkovsek -0% 99% Double to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF Line)
b8 2-9 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  SFG G. Hill M. Petkovsek -1% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Vizcaino to 3B
b8 2-9 0 1-3 3,(1-1)  ROO SFG B. Bonds M. Petkovsek 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Vizcaino Scores/No RBI
Marvin Benard pinch hits for Julian Tavarez (P) batting 5th
b8 3-9 2 --- 6,(3-2)  SFG M. Benard M. Petkovsek -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b8 3-9 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O SFG M. Lewis M. Petkovsek 0% 100% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 9, Giants 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 9-3, Giants' Rod Beck facing 5-6-7
Rod Beck replaces Marvin Benard (PH) pitching and batting 5th
t9 9-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti R. Beck -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 9-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Mabry R. Beck -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 9-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  STL M. Difelice R. Beck 0% 100% Triple to RF (Fly Ball)
Danny Sheaffer pinch hits for Royce Clayton (SS) batting 8th
t9 9-3 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Sheaffer R. Beck -0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 9, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-9, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
Dennis Eckersley replaces Mark Petkovsek pitching and batting 2nd
Danny Sheaffer moves from PH to 2B
Mike Gallego replaces Delino DeShields (2B) playing SS batting 1st
b9 3-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG B. Mueller D. Eckersley 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SFG R. Wilkins D. Eckersley 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-9 2 --- 4,(1-2)  SFG J. Kent D. Eckersley -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b9 3-9 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O SFG S. Javier D. Eckersley 0% 100% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 9, Giants 3.

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