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Scores
Standings
BAL
@CAL
12
8
DET
@CHW
8
6
CLE
@MIL
6
7
NYY
@OAK
5
0
BOS
@SEA
9
8
 
(10)
MIN
@TEX
6
4
KCR
@TOR
2
0
ATL
@CIN
6
7
CHC
@FLA
3
4
SFG
@MON
3
4
 
(11)
LAD
@NYM
8
5
SDP
@PHI
5
1
COL
@PIT
8
3
HOU
@STL
7
8
 
(10)
Monday, September 2, 1996, 12:06
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 32,955, Time of Game: 4:01
Astros
7
74-65
 Lost 2 
1st
at Cardinals
8
73-65
 Won 4 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Alan Benes (13-8)
L: Doug Brocail (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Astros          3  0  0   4  0  0   0  0  0   0    7 13  0
Cardinals       1  2  0   2  0  1   0  1  0   1    8 17  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Hunter CF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .283 .305 .367 .671 0 0 0.139 1.27 0.160 -0.022 0.8 1 0 SB
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .305 .401 .447 .848 0 0 -0.126 1.61 0.040 -0.166 -1.1 3 5
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .318 .452 .589 1.040 0 0 0.088 1.82 0.226 -0.138 1.8 12 1 2B
Derek Bell RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .272 .319 .445 .764 0 0 -0.184 1.51 0.027 -0.210 -1.4 1 1 GDP
Sean Berry 3B 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .279 .328 .482 .810 0 0 0.160 1.07 0.210 -0.050 1.4 0 2 HR,2B
   Bill Spiers 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .321 .402 .724 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Miller PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .299 .427 .727 0 0 -0.060 2.34 0.000 -0.060 -0.2 0 0
James Mouton LF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .265 .345 .360 .705 0 0 0.049 1.09 0.135 -0.086 1.0 3 1 SB
Ricky Gutierrez SS 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .286 .361 .346 .706 0 0 0.113 0.87 0.151 -0.038 0.6 4 3 2B
Kirt Manwaring C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .218 .297 .274 .571 0 0 0.024 0.80 0.078 -0.054 0.5 4 1 2B
   Tony Eusebio PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .252 .322 .374 .696 0 0 0.011 3.67 0.011 0.000 0.1 1 0 IW
Darryl Kile P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .148 .185 .213 .398 0 0 -0.051 0.75 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 0 1
   Bobby Abreu PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 -0.017 0.68 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Alvin Morman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Xavier Hernandez P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 -0.013 0.49 0.000 -0.013 -0.1 0 1
   John Hudek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Derrick May PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248 .333 .378 .712 0 0 -0.116 4.48 0.000 -0.116 -0.4
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 42 7 13 7 3 10 45 .310 .356 .476 .832 0 0 0.017 1.36 1.038 -1.021 1.8 29 16
2B: J Bagwell (42, off D Osborne); S Berry (36, off D Osborne); K Manwaring (8, off D Osborne); R Gutierrez (8, off T Fossas).
HR: S Berry (14, off D Osborne, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: T Eusebio (1, by A Benes).
TB: S Berry 6; R Gutierrez 4; J Bagwell 3; B Hunter 2; J Mouton 2; K Manwaring 2; D Bell.
GIDP: D Bell (16).
RBI: J Bagwell 3 (108); S Berry 2 (84); J Mouton (32); R Gutierrez (15).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell 2; J Mouton; S Berry.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Biggio-R Gutierrez-J Bagwell; R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Outfield Assists: D Bell (J Mabry at 2nd base); J Mouton (M Mejia at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Mouton (21, 2nd base off D Osborne/T Pagnozzi); B Hunter (29, 2nd base off D Eckersley/T Pagnozzi).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ozzie Smith SS 5 4 3 3 1 1 6 .294 .368 .374 .743 0 0 0.045 1.80 0.235 -0.191 2.0 1 4 HR,2B
Ray Lankford CF 3 0 2 1 2 1 6 .284 .365 .511 .875 0 0 0.337 2.05 0.394 -0.057 1.1 2 0 2B,SH,IW
Willie McGee LF 5 0 4 3 1 0 6 .302 .342 .417 .760 0 0 0.595 2.26 0.624 -0.029 2.9 2 0 IW
Brian Jordan RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .308 .346 .475 .822 0 0 -0.165 2.18 0.116 -0.281 -0.7 4 0 GDP
John Mabry 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .298 .341 .431 .771 0 0 -0.288 1.89 0.000 -0.288 -2.2 7 0 GDP
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .265 .319 .441 .759 0 0 -0.124 1.48 0.040 -0.164 -0.6 0 1
   Alan Benes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .196 .222 .419 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tom Pagnozzi C 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .270 .308 .425 .733 0 0 -0.082 1.17 0.037 -0.118 -0.6 11 0
Luis Alicea 2B 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 .245 .335 .358 .693 0 0 0.158 1.80 0.239 -0.081 0.8 2 1
Donovan Osborne P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .216 .259 .294 .553 0 0 0.127 1.98 0.127 0.000 1.2 0 0 2B
   Mark Petkovsek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .214 .154 .368 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Bradshaw PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .273 .429 .273 .701 0 0 0.010 0.29 0.010 0.000 0.1
   Rich Batchelor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Royce Clayton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .333 .377 .710 0 0 -0.036 1.39 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   T.J. Mathews P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Sweeney PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .379 .383 .762 0 0 -0.043 3.91 0.000 -0.043 -0.2 SH
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Danny Sheaffer 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .289 .363 .653 0 0 -0.077 3.17 0.000 -0.077 -0.4 0 0
   Miguel Mejia PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125 0.063 2.94 0.063 0.000 0.2 SB
Team Totals 40 8 17 8 6 5 48 .425 .500 .575 1.075 0 0 0.520 1.90 1.885 -1.365 3.3 30 6
2B: O Smith (7, off D Kile); D Osborne (4, off D Kile); R Lankford (32, off X Hernandez).
HR: O Smith (2, off D Kile, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SH: R Lankford (1, off D Kile); M Sweeney (5, off X Hernandez).
IBB: W McGee (2, by X Hernandez); R Lankford (10, by D Brocail).
TB: O Smith 7; W McGee 4; R Lankford 3; D Osborne 2; L Alicea 2; G Gaetti; T Bradshaw; J Mabry; T Pagnozzi; B Jordan.
GIDP: J Mabry (17); B Jordan (6).
RBI: W McGee 3 (40); O Smith 3 (16); D Osborne (6); R Lankford (79).
2-out RBI: O Smith 2; W McGee; R Lankford.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Smith-L Alicea-J Mabry.
Baserunning
SB: M Mejia (4, 2nd base off D Brocail/T Eusebio).

Houston Astros

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
Darryl Kile 5 11 5 5 2 2 1 4.30 26 7 14 10 1 25 -0.173 1.27 -2.4
Alvin Morman, H (7) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 5.31 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 -0.202 1.84 -1.4
Xavier Hernandez, BS (4) 2.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.64 10 4 3 1 0 2 0 0.074 2.73 1.0
John Hudek 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.14 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.141 1.84 0.5
Doug Brocail, L (1-5) 0.2 2 1 1 2 0 0 4.79 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 -0.359 3.30 -0.9
Team Totals 9.2 17 8 8 6 5 1 7.45 48 13 23 15 1 25 2 0 -0.519 1.90 -3.3

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
Donovan Osborne 3.1 8 7 7 1 3 1 3.45 18 6 7 4 1 18 -0.434 1.02 -4.4
Mark Petkovsek 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.87 4 0 2 1 0 2 2 -0.058 1.50 -0.6
Rich Batchelor 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.35 7 2 4 1 0 0 0 0.080 0.54 1.0
T.J. Mathews 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.81 7 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.111 0.87 1.0
Dennis Eckersley 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.33 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.141 2.97 0.5
Tony Fossas 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.61 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.036 1.84 0.2
Alan Benes, W (13-8) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.96 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.105 4.08 0.3
Team Totals 10 13 7 7 3 10 1 6.30 45 12 19 8 1 18 3 2 -0.019 1.36 -1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: X Hernandez (3; W McGee); D Brocail (1; R Lankford); A Benes (2; T Eusebio).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Rich Rieker.
Time of Game: 4:01.
Attendance: 32,955.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 84° F.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Brian Hunter CF 1 Ozzie Smith SS
2 Craig Biggio 2B 2 Ray Lankford CF
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Willie McGee LF
4 Derek Bell RF 4 Brian Jordan RF
5 Sean Berry 3B 5 John Mabry 1B
6 James Mouton LF 6 Gary Gaetti 3B
7 Ricky Gutierrez SS 7 Tom Pagnozzi C
8 Kirt Manwaring C 8 Luis Alicea 2B
9 Darryl Kile P 9 Donovan Osborne P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b10 7-7 2 12- R STL W. McGee D. Brocail 39% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Smith Scores; Lankford to 2B
b8 6-7 2 -2- R STL R. Lankford X. Hernandez 31% 58% Double to RF (Line Drive); Alicea Scores
b6 6-7 1 12- OO STL B. Jordan X. Hernandez -15% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 3-7 2 1-- RR STL O. Smith D. Kile 14% 26% Home Run (Deep RF); Bradshaw Scores
b6 5-7 1 12- R STL W. McGee A. Morman 14% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive); Smith Scores; Lankford to 2B

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, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- HOU B. Hunter D. Osborne -4% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- O HOU C. Biggio D. Osborne 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Hunter to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- R HOU J. Bagwell D. Osborne -9% 39% Double to LF (Line Drive); Hunter Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- O HOU D. Bell D. Osborne 3% 41% Groundout: SS-1B; Bagwell to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 R HOU S. Berry D. Osborne -9% 33% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bagwell Scores
t1 2-0 2 -2- R HOU J. Mouton D. Osborne -7% 25% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Berry Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- O HOU R. Gutierrez D. Osborne 1% 27% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- STL O. Smith D. Kile 5% 32% Double to RF (Line Drive)
b1 0-3 0 -2- O STL R. Lankford D. Kile -2% 30% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 3B
b1 0-3 1 --3 R STL W. McGee D. Kile 5% 36% Single to LF (Line Drive); Smith Scores
b1 1-3 1 1-- STL B. Jordan D. Kile 6% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive); McGee to 3B
b1 1-3 1 1-3 OO STL J. Mabry D. Kile -12% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 8-9-1
t2 3-1 0 --- O HOU K. Manwaring D. Osborne 2% 32% Popfly: SS
t2 3-1 1 --- O HOU D. Kile D. Osborne 1% 33% Strikeout
t2 3-1 2 --- O HOU B. Hunter D. Osborne 1% 34% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 6-7-8
b2 1-3 0 --- STL G. Gaetti D. Kile 4% 38% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-3 0 1-- O STL T. Pagnozzi D. Kile -4% 34% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-3 1 1-- STL L. Alicea D. Kile 7% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive); Pagnozzi to 3B
b2 1-3 1 1-3 R STL D. Osborne D. Kile 13% 54% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Pagnozzi Scores; Alicea to 3B
b2 2-3 1 -23 RO STL O. Smith D. Kile -0% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Alicea Scores; Osborne to 3B
b2 3-3 2 --3 O STL R. Lankford D. Kile -4% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 2-3-4
t3 3-3 0 --- HOU C. Biggio D. Osborne -4% 46% Walk
t3 3-3 0 1-- O HOU J. Bagwell D. Osborne 4% 50% Foul Flyball: C
t3 3-3 1 1-- OO HOU D. Bell D. Osborne 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 3-4-5
b3 3-3 0 --- STL W. McGee D. Kile 4% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 3-3 0 1-- O STL B. Jordan D. Kile -4% 56% Flyball: LF
b3 3-3 1 1-- O STL J. Mabry D. Kile -2% 54% Single to RF (Line Drive); McGee to 3B; Mabry out at 2B/RF-3B-2B
b3 3-3 2 --3 O STL G. Gaetti D. Kile -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 5-6-7
t4 3-3 0 --- R HOU S. Berry D. Osborne -12% 38% Home Run (Deep LF)
t4 4-3 0 --- HOU J. Mouton D. Osborne -4% 34% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t4 4-3 0 1-- HOU R. Gutierrez D. Osborne -3% 32% Mouton Steals 2B
t4 4-3 0 -2- R HOU R. Gutierrez D. Osborne -7% 24% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Mouton Scores
t4 5-3 0 1-- HOU K. Manwaring D. Osborne -8% 17% Double to LF (Line Drive); Gutierrez to 3B
t4 5-3 0 -23 O HOU D. Kile D. Osborne 4% 20% Strikeout
Mark Petkovsek replaces Donovan Osborne pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-3 1 -23 HOU B. Hunter M. Petkovsek -1% 20% Walk
t4 5-3 1 123 O HOU C. Biggio M. Petkovsek 6% 26% Strikeout
t4 5-3 2 123 RR HOU J. Bagwell M. Petkovsek -13% 12% Single to LF (Line Drive); Gutierrez Scores; Manwaring Scores; Hunter to 3B
t4 7-3 2 1-3 O HOU D. Bell M. Petkovsek 2% 14% Flyball: RF
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-7, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 7-8-9
b4 3-7 0 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi D. Kile -2% 13% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-7 1 --- O STL L. Alicea D. Kile -1% 11% Strikeout
Terry Bradshaw pinch hits for Mark Petkovsek (P) batting 9th
b4 3-7 2 --- STL T. Bradshaw D. Kile 1% 12% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 3-7 2 1-- RR STL O. Smith D. Kile 14% 26% Home Run (Deep RF); Bradshaw Scores
b4 5-7 2 --- STL R. Lankford D. Kile 2% 28% Walk
b4 5-7 2 1-- O STL W. McGee D. Kile -3% 25% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Rich Batchelor facing 5-6-7
Rich Batchelor replaces Terry Bradshaw (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 7-5 0 --- O HOU S. Berry R. Batchelor 2% 27% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 7-5 1 --- O HOU J. Mouton R. Batchelor 1% 28% Flyball: CF
t5 7-5 2 --- HOU R. Gutierrez R. Batchelor -1% 27% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 7-5 2 1-- O HOU K. Manwaring R. Batchelor 2% 29% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Astros' Darryl Kile facing 4-5-6
b5 5-7 0 --- STL B. Jordan D. Kile 5% 34% Walk
b5 5-7 0 1-- O STL J. Mabry D. Kile -5% 29% Flyball: LF
b5 5-7 1 1-- O STL G. Gaetti D. Kile -4% 25% Flyball: CF
b5 5-7 2 1-- STL T. Pagnozzi D. Kile 4% 29% Single to RF (Line Drive); Jordan to 3B
b5 5-7 2 1-3 O STL L. Alicea D. Kile -7% 22% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Rich Batchelor facing 9-1-2
Bobby Abreu pinch hits for Darryl Kile (P) batting 9th
t6 7-5 0 --- O HOU B. Abreu R. Batchelor 2% 24% Flyball: LF
t6 7-5 1 --- O HOU B. Hunter R. Batchelor 1% 25% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 7-5 2 --- O HOU C. Biggio R. Batchelor 1% 26% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Astros' Alvin Morman facing 9-1-2
Alvin Morman replaces Bobby Abreu (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Royce Clayton pinch hits for Rich Batchelor (P) batting 9th
b6 5-7 0 --- O STL R. Clayton A. Morman -4% 23% Popfly: SS
b6 5-7 1 --- STL O. Smith A. Morman 4% 27% Walk
b6 5-7 1 1-- STL R. Lankford A. Morman 6% 33% Single to LF (Line Drive); Smith to 2B
b6 5-7 1 12- R STL W. McGee A. Morman 14% 46% Single to LF (Line Drive); Smith Scores; Lankford to 2B
Xavier Hernandez replaces Alvin Morman pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-7 1 12- OO STL B. Jordan X. Hernandez -15% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-6, Cardinals' T.J. Mathews facing 3-4-5
T.J. Mathews replaces Royce Clayton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-6 0 --- O HOU J. Bagwell T. Mathews 3% 33% Strikeout
t7 7-6 1 --- HOU D. Bell T. Mathews -3% 31% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 7-6 1 1-- O HOU S. Berry T. Mathews 3% 34% Flyball: RF
t7 7-6 2 1-- O HOU J. Mouton T. Mathews 3% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 6-7, Astros' Xavier Hernandez facing 5-6-7
b7 6-7 0 --- O STL J. Mabry X. Hernandez -5% 32% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 6-7 1 --- O STL G. Gaetti X. Hernandez -4% 28% Popfly: 2B
b7 6-7 2 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi X. Hernandez -2% 26% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-6, Cardinals' T.J. Mathews facing 7-8-9
t8 7-6 0 --- O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Mathews 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-6 1 --- O HOU K. Manwaring T. Mathews 2% 30% Flyball: LF
t8 7-6 2 --- O HOU X. Hernandez T. Mathews 1% 31% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 6-7, Astros' Xavier Hernandez facing 8-9-1
Bill Spiers replaces Sean Berry playing 3B batting 5th
b8 6-7 0 --- STL L. Alicea X. Hernandez 10% 41% Single to P (Bunt to Weak 1B)
Mark Sweeney pinch hits for T.J. Mathews (P) batting 9th
b8 6-7 0 1-- O STL M. Sweeney X. Hernandez -4% 36% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Alicea to 2B
b8 6-7 1 -2- O STL O. Smith X. Hernandez -10% 27% Strikeout (C-1B)
b8 6-7 2 -2- R STL R. Lankford X. Hernandez 31% 58% Double to RF (Line Drive); Alicea Scores
b8 7-7 2 -2- STL W. McGee X. Hernandez 1% 59% Intentional Walk
b8 7-7 2 12- O STL B. Jordan X. Hernandez -9% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
Dennis Eckersley replaces Mark Sweeney (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-7 0 --- HOU B. Hunter D. Eckersley -8% 42% Single to P/Bunt
t9 7-7 0 1-- O HOU C. Biggio D. Eckersley 8% 50% Bunt Popfly: P
t9 7-7 1 1-- O HOU J. Bagwell D. Eckersley 7% 57% Flyball: CF
t9 7-7 2 1-- HOU D. Bell D. Eckersley -4% 54% Hunter Steals 2B
t9 7-7 2 -2- O HOU D. Bell D. Eckersley 10% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' John Hudek facing 5-6-7
John Hudek replaces Xavier Hernandez pitching and batting 9th
b9 7-7 0 --- O STL J. Mabry J. Hudek -6% 58% Strikeout
b9 7-7 1 --- O STL G. Gaetti J. Hudek -5% 54% Lineout: LF
b9 7-7 2 --- O STL T. Pagnozzi J. Hudek -4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 7-7, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 5-6-7
Tony Fossas replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
Orlando Miller pinch hits for Bill Spiers (3B) batting 5th
t10 7-7 0 --- O HOU O. Miller T. Fossas 6% 56% Popfly: 2B
t10 7-7 1 --- O HOU J. Mouton T. Fossas 5% 61% Strikeout Looking
t10 7-7 2 --- HOU R. Gutierrez T. Fossas -7% 54% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to RF Line)
Alan Benes replaces Gary Gaetti (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Danny Sheaffer replaces Tony Fossas (P) playing 3B batting 9th
Tony Eusebio pinch hits for Kirt Manwaring (C) batting 8th
t10 7-7 2 -2- HOU T. Eusebio A. Benes -1% 52% Intentional Walk
Derrick May pinch hits for John Hudek (P) batting 9th
t10 7-7 2 12- O HOU D. May A. Benes 12% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 7.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 7-7, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 8-9-1
Doug Brocail replaces Derrick May (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Tony Eusebio moves from PH to C
Orlando Miller moves from PH to 3B
b10 7-7 0 --- STL L. Alicea D. Brocail 7% 71% Walk
b10 7-7 0 1-- O STL D. Sheaffer D. Brocail -8% 64% Bunt Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Miguel Mejia pinch runs for Danny Sheaffer (3B) batting 9th
b10 7-7 1 1-- STL O. Smith D. Brocail 6% 70% Mejia Steals 2B
b10 7-7 1 -2- O STL O. Smith D. Brocail -9% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Mejia out at Hm/LF-C; Smith to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b10 7-7 2 -2- STL R. Lankford D. Brocail 0% 61% Intentional Walk
b10 7-7 2 12- R STL W. McGee D. Brocail 39% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Smith Scores; Lankford to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cardinals 8.

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