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SEA
@ANA
7
3
BOS
@CHW
5
6
KCR
@CLE
6
7
BAL
@DET
4
3
BAL
@DET
8
11
MIN
@MIL
13
1
OAK
@TEX
6
7
NYY
@TOR
0
1
CIN
@HOU
4
2
ATL
@MON
6
3
FLA
@NYM
2
6
CHC
@PHI
9
3
LAD
@SDP
5
2
COL
@SFG
0
4
PIT
@STL
7
5
 
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Friday, July 4, 1997, 3:07
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 33,885, Time of Game: 3:16
Pirates
7
41-43
 Won 5 
1st
at Cardinals
5
41-43
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Marc Wilkins (6-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   2  1  1   2    7 10  0
Cardinals       3  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0   0    5 11  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Womack 2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .270 .315 .357 .673 23 15 0.392 1.41 0.497 -0.105 1.3 4 3 2B,SB,CS
Turner Ward CF-RF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .167 .167 .667 .833 18 12 -0.094 1.80 0.100 -0.194 -0.1 2 0 HR
Al Martin LF 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 .308 .398 .521 .919 24 12 -0.011 1.29 0.080 -0.091 -0.1 3 0 SF
Kevin Young 1B 3 1 0 0 2 2 5 .310 .344 .548 .893 20 11 0.078 1.38 0.144 -0.066 0.4 11 1
Dale Sveum 3B 5 1 2 0 0 3 5 .301 .352 .526 .878 20 14 -0.066 2.08 0.118 -0.184 -0.5 0 3 2B
Mark Smith RF 5 2 3 2 0 1 5 .314 .321 .569 .889 15 9 0.522 2.42 0.644 -0.121 2.7 1 0 HR,2B
   Rich Loiselle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jason Kendall C 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .270 .374 .398 .772 20 13 0.124 1.75 0.286 -0.161 0.7 5 1 2B
Lou Collier SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 16 12 -0.235 1.85 0.000 -0.235 -1.6 1 5
Francisco Cordova P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .059 .158 .059 .217 11 10 -0.155 1.79 0.000 -0.155 -1.1 2 2
   Clint Sodowsky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Guillen PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .258 .292 .400 .692 5 5 0.043 1.42 0.043 0.000 0.1
   Marc Wilkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Emil Brown CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187 .307 .293 .600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 38 7 10 7 4 11 43 .263 .326 .526 .852 172 113 0.598 1.73 1.912 -1.312 1.9 30 15
2B: M Smith (7, off A Benes); J Kendall (19, off A Benes); T Womack (6, off D Eckersley); D Sveum (12, off D Eckersley).
HR: T Ward (1, off T Fossas, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line); M Smith (2, off D Eckersley, 10th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: A Martin (1, off A Benes).
TB: M Smith 7; T Ward 4; T Womack 3; D Sveum 3; J Kendall 2; J Guillen.
RBI: J Kendall 2 (27); M Smith 2 (11); T Ward (1); A Martin (26); T Womack (27).
2-out RBI: M Smith 2; T Womack.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Collier-T Womack-K Young.
Baserunning
SB: T Womack (33, 2nd base off A Benes/M Difelice).
CS: T Womack (2, 2nd base by A Benes/M Difelice).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .286 .347 .446 .792 12 9 0.071 0.80 0.103 -0.032 0.4 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ron Gant LF 4 2 2 0 1 2 5 .233 .320 .431 .751 22 13 0.160 1.42 0.234 -0.074 1.5 2 0 2B
Ray Lankford CF 4 1 2 4 1 0 5 .332 .428 .647 1.075 17 8 0.246 1.41 0.291 -0.045 3.1 1 0 HR,IW
Gary Gaetti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .263 .321 .406 .728 12 12 -0.117 1.11 0.008 -0.125 -1.5 2 4 SB,SH,GDP
Dmitri Young 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .289 .352 .412 .764 14 10 -0.009 0.83 0.037 -0.046 -0.5 6 0 SF
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   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
   Mike Gallego 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .182 .214 .396 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Scott Livingstone PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .171 .205 .200 .405 6 3 -0.047 1.85 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
John Mabry RF-1B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .292 .371 .401 .772 13 6 0.026 0.89 0.067 -0.041 -0.2 5 1 IW
Mike Difelice C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220 .290 .364 .654 21 14 -0.065 0.61 0.000 -0.065 -1.1 10 2
   Tom Lampkin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .311 .376 .687 2 1 -0.062 2.61 0.000 -0.062 -0.3
Royce Clayton SS 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .261 .314 .404 .718 22 14 -0.044 0.65 0.035 -0.079 -0.2 3 0 CS
Andy Benes P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .233 .433 4 3 -0.042 0.51 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 0 1
   Willie McGee RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .299 .364 .442 .806 4 3 -0.019 0.81 0.000 -0.019 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 38 5 11 5 4 5 44 .289 .349 .395 .744 149 96 0.098 0.99 0.775 -0.677 -0.1 30 9
2B: R Gant (12, off F Cordova).
HR: R Lankford (17, off F Cordova, 1st inn, 2 on, 0 outs).
SF: D Young (2, off F Cordova).
SH: G Gaetti (3, off F Cordova).
IBB: R Lankford (7, by F Cordova); J Mabry (9, by F Cordova).
TB: R Lankford 5; R Gant 3; D DeShields 3; R Clayton 2; J Mabry; D Young.
GIDP: G Gaetti (8).
RBI: R Lankford 4 (59); D Young (25).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: G Gaetti (3, 2nd base off F Cordova/J Kendall).
CS: R Clayton (7, 2nd base by C Sodowsky/J Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Francisco Cordova 7 9 5 5 4 2 1 2.82 34 109 69 48 2 19 18 10 3 0 37 -0.361 0.85 -1.4
Clint Sodowsky 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.09 3 14 9 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.031 0.65 0.5
Marc Wilkins, W (6-1) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.76 3 11 9 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.139 1.82 0.5
Rich Loiselle, S (10) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.97 4 16 9 4 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.093 1.78 0.5
Team Totals 10 11 5 5 4 5 1 4.50 44 150 96 61 9 26 22 13 3 0 37 0 0 -0.098 0.99 0.1

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 7 5 3 3 2 10 0 3.16 27 119 76 44 11 21 7 8 0 0 63 0.003 1.37 0.6
Tony Fossas, H (8) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1.61 3 11 6 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 -0.124 1.34 -1.0
T.J. Mathews, H (7) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.82 3 11 5 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.128 3.88 0.5
Dennis Eckersley, BS (3), L (0-3) 2 4 3 3 0 0 1 4.28 10 31 26 21 1 4 4 6 1 0 0 0 -0.605 2.22 -2.0
Team Totals 10 10 7 7 4 11 2 6.30 43 172 113 70 15 28 11 17 1 0 63 1 0 -0.598 1.73 -1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F Cordova 2 (3; R Lankford, J Mabry).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Ed Rapuano.
Time of Game: 3:16.
Attendance: 33,885.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 15mph out to Centerfield, Overcast, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Tony Womack 2B 1 Delino DeShields 2B
2 Turner Ward CF 2 Ron Gant LF
3 Al Martin LF 3 Ray Lankford CF
4 Kevin Young 1B 4 Gary Gaetti 3B
5 Dale Sveum 3B 5 Dmitri Young 1B
6 Mark Smith RF 6 John Mabry RF
7 Jason Kendall C 7 Mike Difelice C
8 Lou Collier SS 8 Royce Clayton SS
9 Francisco Cordova P 9 Andy Benes P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t10 5-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  RR PIT M. Smith D. Eckersley 45% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sveum Scores; Smith Scores
t9 4-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  R PIT T. Womack D. Eckersley 39% 46% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Guillen Scores
t7 1-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  RR PIT J. Kendall A. Benes 29% 53% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Young Scores; Smith Scores
b1 0-1 0 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL R. Lankford F. Cordova -19% 27% Home Run (Fly Ball); DeShields Scores; Gant Scores; Lankford Scores
b7 3-3 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  STL R. Gant F. Cordova -15% 21% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); DeShields to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 11,(2-2)  PIT T. Womack A. Benes 4% 54% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Deep SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  PIT T. Ward A. Benes 2% 56% Womack Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O PIT T. Ward A. Benes -1% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B; Womack to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 5,(3-1)  RO PIT A. Martin A. Benes 2% 56% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF-RF); Womack Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT K. Young A. Benes -1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL D. DeShields F. Cordova -4% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Gant F. Cordova -6% 46% Walk; DeShields to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL R. Lankford F. Cordova -19% 27% Home Run (Fly Ball); DeShields Scores; Gant Scores; Lankford Scores
b1 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova 2% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  STL D. Young F. Cordova -2% 26% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b1 3-1 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O STL J. Mabry F. Cordova 1% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B; Young to 2B
b1 3-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Difelice F. Cordova 2% 30% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 5-6-7
t2 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT D. Sveum A. Benes -2% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT M. Smith A. Benes -2% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT J. Kendall A. Benes -1% 25% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 8-9-1
b2 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Clayton F. Cordova 2% 27% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
b2 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Benes F. Cordova 1% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  STL D. DeShields F. Cordova -1% 27% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 3-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant F. Cordova 2% 29% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 8-9-1
t3 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT L. Collier A. Benes -2% 26% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT F. Cordova A. Benes -2% 24% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT T. Womack A. Benes -1% 23% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 3-4-5
b3 3-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL R. Lankford F. Cordova -2% 21% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 3-1 0 1-- 5,(0-2)  OO STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova 5% 26% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 3-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Young F. Cordova 1% 27% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 2-3-4
t4 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT T. Ward A. Benes -3% 24% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 1-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Martin A. Benes -2% 22% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t4 1-3 2 --- 5,(0-2)  O PIT K. Young A. Benes -1% 21% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Mabry F. Cordova 2% 23% Flyball: CF
b4 3-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Difelice F. Cordova 1% 24% Flyball: CF
b4 3-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Clayton F. Cordova -1% 23% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Benes F. Cordova 2% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 5-6-7
t5 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT D. Sveum A. Benes 5% 30% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 1-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  PIT M. Smith A. Benes 14% 43% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Sveum to 3B
t5 1-3 0 -23 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Kendall A. Benes -7% 36% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t5 1-3 1 -23 2,(0-1)  O PIT L. Collier A. Benes -10% 26% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t5 1-3 2 -23 5,(1-2)  O PIT F. Cordova A. Benes -8% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. DeShields F. Cordova 1% 20% Bunt Popfly: P
b5 3-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Gant F. Cordova -3% 17% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 3-1 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Lankford F. Cordova -1% 16% Intentional Walk
b5 3-1 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova 2% 19% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole); Gant to 3B; Gaetti to 1B
b5 3-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  STL D. Young F. Cordova -0% 18% Gaetti Steals 2B
b5 3-1 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O STL D. Young F. Cordova 4% 22% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 1-2-3
t6 1-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT T. Womack A. Benes 5% 27% Walk
t6 1-3 0 1-- 6,(1-2)  O PIT T. Ward A. Benes -5% 22% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t6 1-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT A. Martin A. Benes -6% 17% Womack Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 1-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT A. Martin A. Benes -1% 15% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 6-7-8
b6 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Mabry F. Cordova 1% 17% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b6 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL M. Difelice F. Cordova 1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  STL R. Clayton F. Cordova -1% 17% Walk
b6 3-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Benes F. Cordova 1% 18% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 4-5-6
t7 1-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT K. Young A. Benes 6% 24% Walk
t7 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT D. Sveum A. Benes -5% 19% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT M. Smith A. Benes 6% 25% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Young to 2B
t7 1-3 1 12- 7,(3-2)  RR PIT J. Kendall A. Benes 29% 53% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Young Scores; Smith Scores
t7 3-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT L. Collier A. Benes -6% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-3 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT F. Cordova A. Benes -6% 41% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Francisco Cordova facing 1-2-3
b7 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL D. DeShields F. Cordova -6% 36% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b7 3-3 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  STL R. Gant F. Cordova -15% 21% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); DeShields to 3B
b7 3-3 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R STL R. Lankford F. Cordova -7% 14% Fielder's Choice SS; DeShields Scores; Gant to 2B; Lankford to 1B
b7 4-3 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL G. Gaetti F. Cordova -0% 14% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gant to 3B; Lankford to 2B
b7 4-3 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RO STL D. Young F. Cordova -2% 12% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF Line); Gant Scores
b7 5-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL J. Mabry F. Cordova -0% 12% Intentional Walk
b7 5-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. Difelice F. Cordova 2% 14% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 1-2-3
Tony Fossas replaces Dmitri Young (1B) pitching and batting 5th
John Mabry moves from RF to 1B
Willie McGee replaces Andy Benes (P) playing RF batting 9th
t8 3-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT T. Womack T. Fossas -4% 10% Flyball: LF
t8 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R PIT T. Ward T. Fossas 10% 20% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Ward Scores
t8 4-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT A. Martin T. Fossas 6% 26% Walk
T.J. Mathews replaces Tony Fossas pitching and batting 5th
t8 4-5 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  PIT K. Young T. Mathews 8% 34% Walk; Martin to 2B
t8 4-5 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT D. Sveum T. Mathews -11% 24% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-5 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT M. Smith T. Mathews -11% 13% Foul Popfly: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Pirates' Clint Sodowsky facing 8-9-1
Clint Sodowsky replaces Francisco Cordova pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  STL R. Clayton C. Sodowsky -2% 11% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b8 5-4 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee C. Sodowsky 2% 13% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields C. Sodowsky 2% 15% Flyball: LF
b8 5-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Gant C. Sodowsky 1% 16% Clayton Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-5, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 7-8-9
Dennis Eckersley replaces Delino DeShields (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Mike Gallego replaces T.J. Mathews (P) playing 2B batting 5th
t9 4-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Kendall D. Eckersley -7% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t9 4-5 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O PIT L. Collier D. Eckersley -5% 4% Flyball: CF
Jose Guillen pinch hits for Clint Sodowsky (P) batting 9th
t9 4-5 2 --- 5,(0-2)  PIT J. Guillen D. Eckersley 4% 8% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t9 4-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  R PIT T. Womack D. Eckersley 39% 46% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Guillen Scores
t9 5-5 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O PIT T. Ward D. Eckersley -10% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 5-5, Pirates' Marc Wilkins facing 2-3-4
Marc Wilkins replaces Jose Guillen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 5-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant M. Wilkins 6% 42% Strikeout Looking
b9 5-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Lankford M. Wilkins 5% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 5-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL G. Gaetti M. Wilkins 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 10th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 3-4-5
t10 5-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT A. Martin D. Eckersley -6% 44% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t10 5-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT K. Young D. Eckersley -5% 40% Flyball: LF
t10 5-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT D. Sveum D. Eckersley 7% 46% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
t10 5-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  RR PIT M. Smith D. Eckersley 45% 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sveum Scores; Smith Scores
t10 7-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Kendall D. Eckersley -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Pirates' Rich Loiselle facing 5-6-7
Rich Loiselle replaces Mark Smith (RF) pitching and batting 6th
Emil Brown replaces Marc Wilkins (P) playing CF batting 9th
Turner Ward moves from CF to RF
Scott Livingstone pinch hits for Mike Gallego (2B) batting 5th
b10 5-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL S. Livingstone R. Loiselle 5% 95% Flyball: LF
b10 5-7 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Mabry R. Loiselle -6% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
Tom Lampkin pinch hits for Mike Difelice (C) batting 7th
b10 5-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL T. Lampkin R. Loiselle 6% 95% Flyball: CF
b10 5-7 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Clayton R. Loiselle -0% 95% Defensive Indifference; Mabry to 2B
b10 5-7 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton R. Loiselle 5% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.

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