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NYY
@BOS
8
6
MIL
@CHW
1
4
BAL
@CLE
9
3
 
(8)
TEX
@DET
0
4
SEA
@KCR
4
3
OAK
@MIN
5
1
ANA
@TOR
0
2
CHC
@CIN
2
5
HOU
@COL
7
4
ATL
@LAD
4
3
PIT
@MON
4
5
 
(10)
PHI
@NYM
1
0
FLA
@SDP
6
7
 
(13)
STL
@SFG
5
3
Tuesday, September 9, 1997, 7:06
, 3Com Park
Attendance: 13,098, Time of Game: 2:34
Cardinals
5
67-77
 Won 1 
3rd, 6 GB
at Giants
3
79-65
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Manny Aybar (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  2  0   0  0  0   2  1  0    5  8  2
Giants          0  0  1   1  1  0   0  0  0    3  4  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 .287 .789 20 13 0.118 1.30 0.203 -0.085 0.2 2 1 2B
Willie McGee RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .303 .790 9 8 -0.118 1.08 0.000 -0.118 -1.1 2 0
Mark McGwire 1B 2 1 1 1 2 0 .277 1.044 17 6 0.142 0.58 0.151 -0.009 1.1 7 0 HR
Ron Gant LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .232 .706 15 10 -0.096 0.88 0.000 -0.096 -0.9 3 0
Ray Lankford CF 4 2 2 1 0 1 .306 1.003 17 10 0.206 0.93 0.232 -0.026 1.1 4 0 HR
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 .256 .733 8 6 0.093 1.32 0.222 -0.129 1.0 1 4 HR,CS
Royce Clayton SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .258 .689 13 10 0.031 1.15 0.087 -0.055 -0.1 2 1
Eli Marrero C 2 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .625 10 7 -0.034 0.68 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 5 0
   Tom Lampkin PH-C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .242 .721 6 4 -0.044 1.20 0.008 -0.052 -0.1 1 0
Manny Aybar P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .286 8 8 -0.023 0.45 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 0
   Dmitri Young PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258 .689 5 1 0.018 2.59 0.018 0.000 0.1
   Lance Painter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Curtis King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Livingstone PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .169 .400 4 3 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 8 5 3 11 .235 .827 132 86 0.283 1.03 0.921 -0.637 0.5 27 6
2B: D DeShields (23, off R Rodriguez).
HR: M McGwire (49, off J Tavarez; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); G Gaetti (16, off T Mulholland; 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); R Lankford (27, off T Mulholland; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: R Lankford 5; G Gaetti 5; M McGwire 4; D DeShields 2; R Clayton; T Lampkin.
RBI: G Gaetti 2 (58); M McGwire (109); D DeShields (52); R Lankford (88).
2-out RBI: D DeShields.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: M Aybar 2 (2).
Baserunning
CS: G Gaetti (3, 3rd base by D Henry/B Johnson).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darryl Hamilton CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .270 .713 17 11 -0.026 1.53 0.116 -0.142 0.1 3 0 SH
Bill Mueller 3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .293 .819 14 11 -0.027 1.84 0.112 -0.139 -0.1 1 1
Barry Bonds LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .288 .987 13 5 -0.037 1.38 0.088 -0.125 -0.4 2 0
Jeff Kent 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .251 .801 18 12 -0.166 1.65 0.000 -0.166 -1.4 1 0
J.T. Snow 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 .289 .910 21 15 -0.075 1.56 0.038 -0.113 -0.7 4 1 SF
Stan Javier RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .276 .751 17 9 0.048 0.73 0.076 -0.028 0.4 4 0
Jose Vizcaino SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .660 14 7 -0.144 1.48 0.000 -0.144 -1.1 0 1
Brian Johnson C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .262 .749 6 3 0.009 1.02 0.048 -0.040 -0.0 11 1
   Marvin Benard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .635 2 2 -0.030 1.20 0.000 -0.030 -0.2
Terry Mulholland P 2 1 1 0 0 0 .173 .404 4 4 0.246 1.37 0.256 -0.011 2.0 0 2 2B,SH
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Rich Rodriguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 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
   Jacob Cruz PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .478 3 3 -0.015 0.56 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
Team Totals 30 3 4 2 3 6 .133 .373 129 82 -0.217 1.38 0.734 -0.953 -1.5 27 6
2B: T Mulholland (3, off M Aybar).
SF: J Snow (6, off M Aybar).
SH: D Hamilton (6, off M Aybar); T Mulholland (4, off M Aybar).
TB: T Mulholland 2; S Javier; B Johnson; B Mueller.
RBI: J Snow (94); B Mueller (43).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

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
Manny Aybar, W (2-4) 6 4 3 2 3 5 0 4.11 27 94 60 38 9 13 6 13 7 0 56 -0.073 1.41 0.0
Lance Painter, H (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.53 3 10 6 4 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.108 1.42 0.5
Curtis King, H (8) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.95 3 14 8 4 0 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.089 1.17 0.5
Dennis Eckersley, S (34) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.64 3 11 8 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.092 1.20 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 3 2 3 6 0 2.00 36 129 82 50 10 22 10 17 9 0 56 0 0 0.216 1.38 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
Terry Mulholland, L (6-13) 6 5 4 4 2 8 2 4.19 25 84 58 27 11 20 5 10 4 0 52 -0.218 0.92 -1.0
Doug Henry 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.39 2 10 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.145 2.53 1.0
Rich Rodriguez 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.07 2 3 3 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 -0.139 2.68 -0.5
Julian Tavarez 2 2 1 1 0 3 1 4.05 8 35 21 9 6 6 1 4 2 0 0 0 -0.072 0.40 0.0
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 3 11 3 5.00 37 132 86 41 19 26 7 16 8 0 52 4 1 -0.284 1.03 -0.5
T Mulholland faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: M Aybar (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Angel Hernandez.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 14mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         San Francisco Giants
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Darryl Hamilton CF
2 Willie McGee RF 2 Bill Mueller 3B
3 Mark McGwire 1B 3 Barry Bonds LF
4 Ron Gant LF 4 Jeff Kent 2B
5 Ray Lankford CF 5 J.T. Snow 1B
6 Gary Gaetti 3B 6 Stan Javier RF
7 Royce Clayton SS 7 Jose Vizcaino SS
8 Eli Marrero C 8 Brian Johnson C
9 Manny Aybar P 9 Terry Mulholland P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R STL D. DeShields R. Rodriguez 20% 70% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive); Clayton Scores; Young to 3B
t7 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R STL R. Lankford T. Mulholland 19% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b4 1-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R SFG T. Mulholland M. Aybar -19% 34% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B)/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Javier Scores/No RBI/unER; Johnson to 3B; Mulholland to 2B
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL G. Gaetti T. Mulholland 16% 70% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lankford Scores
t8 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL M. McGwire J. Tavarez 12% 87% 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, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL D. DeShields T. Mulholland -2% 48% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee T. Mulholland -2% 46% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL M. McGwire T. Mulholland 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Gant T. Mulholland -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  SFG D. Hamilton M. Aybar -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O SFG B. Mueller M. Aybar 3% 45% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O SFG B. Bonds M. Aybar 3% 48% Popfly: RF (Short RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O SFG J. Kent M. Aybar 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL R. Lankford T. Mulholland 4% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL G. Gaetti T. Mulholland 16% 70% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lankford Scores
t2 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Clayton T. Mulholland -2% 68% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero T. Mulholland -1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL M. Aybar T. Mulholland -1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O SFG J. Snow M. Aybar 2% 69% Lineout: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
b2 0-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  SFG S. Javier M. Aybar -3% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O SFG J. Vizcaino M. Aybar 3% 69% Lineout: LF
b2 0-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O SFG B. Johnson M. Aybar 2% 71% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields T. Mulholland -2% 70% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t3 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee T. Mulholland -1% 68% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. McGwire T. Mulholland -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  SFG T. Mulholland M. Aybar -7% 61% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b3 0-2 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  SFG D. Hamilton M. Aybar -8% 53% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Weak 2B-1B); Mulholland to 3B; Hamilton to 1B
b3 0-2 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R SFG B. Mueller M. Aybar -11% 41% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Mulholland Scores; Hamilton to 3B
b3 1-2 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O SFG B. Bonds M. Aybar 7% 49% Popfly: 2B (Weak 2B)
b3 1-2 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  O SFG J. Kent M. Aybar 8% 56% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 2 1-3 6,(1-2)  O SFG J. Snow M. Aybar 6% 62% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 4-5-6
t4 2-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant T. Mulholland -2% 60% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Lankford T. Mulholland -2% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti T. Mulholland -1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  SFG S. Javier M. Aybar -5% 53% Walk
b4 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O SFG J. Vizcaino M. Aybar 5% 57% Popfly: 3B (Deep 3B)
b4 1-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  SFG B. Johnson M. Aybar -5% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive); Javier to 2B
b4 1-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R SFG T. Mulholland M. Aybar -19% 34% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B)/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Javier Scores/No RBI/unER; Johnson to 3B; Mulholland to 2B
b4 2-2 1 -23 8,(1-2)  O SFG D. Hamilton M. Aybar 9% 43% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-2 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O SFG B. Mueller M. Aybar 7% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 7-8-9
t5 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Clayton T. Mulholland -3% 47% Popfly: RF (Short RF Line)
t5 2-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL E. Marrero T. Mulholland -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-2 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O STL M. Aybar T. Mulholland -1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 3-4-5
b5 2-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  SFG B. Bonds M. Aybar -5% 39% Walk
b5 2-2 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O SFG J. Kent M. Aybar 2% 41% Flyball: CF; Bonds to 2B
b5 2-2 1 -2- 2,(1-1)  SFG J. Snow M. Aybar -4% 37% Balk; Bonds to 3B
b5 2-2 1 --3 6,(2-2)  RO SFG J. Snow M. Aybar -4% 33% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Bonds Scores
b5 3-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O SFG S. Javier M. Aybar 1% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 3.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 1-2-3
t6 2-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields T. Mulholland -4% 30% Lineout: LF
t6 2-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee T. Mulholland -3% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL M. McGwire T. Mulholland 2% 30% Walk
t6 2-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Gant T. Mulholland -4% 26% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Manny Aybar facing 7-8-9
b6 3-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O SFG J. Vizcaino M. Aybar 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG B. Johnson M. Aybar 2% 29% Lineout: RF
b6 3-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG T. Mulholland M. Aybar 1% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Giants 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Giants' Terry Mulholland facing 5-6-7
t7 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R STL R. Lankford T. Mulholland 19% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t7 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL G. Gaetti T. Mulholland 6% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 3-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Clayton T. Mulholland 9% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Gaetti to 2B
Doug Henry replaces Terry Mulholland pitching and batting 9th
Tom Lampkin pinch hits for Eli Marrero (C) batting 8th
t7 3-3 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O STL T. Lampkin D. Henry -11% 53% Gaetti Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Clayton to 2B
t7 3-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL T. Lampkin D. Henry -5% 48% Groundout: 1B-P; Clayton to 3B
Dmitri Young pinch hits for Manny Aybar (P) batting 9th
t7 3-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  STL D. Young D. Henry 2% 50% Walk
Rich Rodriguez replaces Doug Henry pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R STL D. DeShields R. Rodriguez 20% 70% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive); Clayton Scores; Young to 3B
t7 4-3 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee R. Rodriguez -6% 64% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cardinals' Lance Painter facing 1-2-3
Lance Painter replaces Dmitri Young (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Tom Lampkin moves from PH to C
b7 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O SFG D. Hamilton L. Painter 5% 69% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
b7 3-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O SFG B. Mueller L. Painter 4% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O SFG B. Bonds L. Painter 2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Julian Tavarez facing 3-4-5
Julian Tavarez replaces Rich Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL M. McGwire J. Tavarez 12% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t8 5-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Gant J. Tavarez -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL R. Lankford J. Tavarez -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 5-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Tavarez -1% 84% Popfly: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 4-5-6
Curtis King replaces Lance Painter pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O SFG J. Kent C. King 4% 88% Lineout: SS (SS-3B Hole)
b8 3-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O SFG J. Snow C. King 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b8 3-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O SFG S. Javier C. King 2% 93% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Giants 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Giants' Julian Tavarez facing 7-8-9
t9 5-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton J. Tavarez -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL T. Lampkin J. Tavarez 1% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Scott Livingstone pinch hits for Curtis King (P) batting 9th
t9 5-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Livingstone J. Tavarez -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-3 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL D. DeShields J. Tavarez -1% 91% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
Dennis Eckersley replaces Scott Livingstone (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O SFG J. Vizcaino D. Eckersley 5% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
Marvin Benard pinch hits for Brian Johnson (C) batting 8th
b9 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O SFG M. Benard D. Eckersley 3% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Jacob Cruz pinch hits for Julian Tavarez (P) batting 9th
b9 3-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O SFG J. Cruz D. Eckersley 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Giants 3.

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  • 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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