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Scores
Standings
MIN
@ANA
5
8
CLE
@BAL
5
6
CLE
@BAL
4
1
CHW
@MIL
10
11
BOS
@NYY
6
7
DET
@OAK
6
3
TOR
@SEA
3
7
KCR
@TEX
11
9
SFG
@ATL
4
5
CIN
@CHC
4
1
COL
@FLA
7
1
SDP
@HOU
4
3
NYM
@PHI
10
5
 
(10)
NYM
@PHI
1
2
MON
@PIT
4
5
 
(10)
LAD
@STL
7
6
 
(15)
Monday, September 15, 1997, 7:07
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 23,311, Time of Game: 4:42
Dodgers
7
83-67
 Won 2 
1st
at Cardinals
6
69-80
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
W: Mike Harkey (1-0)
L: Brady Raggio (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14 15    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  4  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    7 11  3
Cardinals       1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  2    6 12  3

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Otis Nixon CF 7 1 2 1 0 1 7 .269 .343 .316 .659 23 14 0.062 1.18 0.179 -0.117 0.8 3 0 2B,SB
Eric Young 2B 7 0 0 0 0 1 7 .276 .357 .397 .754 27 17 -0.280 1.49 0.000 -0.280 -2.1 1 4
Raul Mondesi RF 4 1 0 0 2 0 7 .305 .357 .528 .886 26 11 -0.067 0.99 0.054 -0.121 -0.2 3 0 SB,HBP
Eric Karros 1B 5 2 1 1 2 1 7 .262 .325 .449 .774 32 19 0.155 1.64 0.290 -0.135 0.6 15 1
Todd Zeile 3B 7 0 3 1 0 3 7 .262 .359 .444 .803 33 19 -0.004 1.82 0.331 -0.336 -0.4 0 5 CS,GDP
Darren Lewis LF 6 0 2 1 0 3 6 .252 .336 .286 .622 20 15 0.091 1.09 0.172 -0.081 1.5 5 0
   Mike Piazza PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .357 .433 .631 1.064 4 0 0.031 5.16 0.031 0.000 0.4
   Garey Ingram PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .571 .625 .571 1.196 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Greg Gagne SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .304 .359 .663 11 8 -0.129 1.15 0.000 -0.129 -1.6 1 3
   Wilton Guerrero PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293 .307 .406 .713 3 3 -0.060 2.33 0.000 -0.060 -0.2
   Juan Castro SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .134 .216 .209 .425 4 3 -0.060 2.33 0.000 -0.060 -0.2 0 1
   Wayne Kirby PH 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .172 .284 .203 .487 5 1 0.185 5.92 0.185 0.000 1.0
   Nelson Liriano SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .269 .326 .594 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tom Prince C 7 1 3 2 0 0 7 .224 .280 .367 .648 24 16 0.149 1.35 0.267 -0.118 1.5 15 1 2B
Ismael Valdez P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .077 .127 .096 .223 8 7 -0.081 1.36 0.000 -0.081 -0.8 1 1 SH
   Scott Radinsky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Antonio Osuna P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brett Butler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .370 .324 .694 4 3 -0.008 0.30 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   Todd Worrell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Guthrie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darren Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Todd Hollandsworth PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .292 .366 .658 1 1 -0.034 1.33 0.000 -0.034 -0.1
   Dennys Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .100 .000 .100 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Eddie Murray PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .276 .321 .597 5 4 -0.074 3.05 0.000 -0.074 -0.3
   Mike Harkey P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2 0 0
   Darren Dreifort P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 55 7 11 7 6 13 63 .200 .290 .236 .527 235 145 -0.128 1.50 1.509 -1.638 -0.6 45 17
2B: T Prince (5, off R Beltran); O Nixon (16, off R Beltran).
SH: I Valdez (6, off R Beltran).
HBP: R Mondesi (6, by J Frascatore).
TB: T Prince 4; O Nixon 3; T Zeile 3; D Lewis 2; E Karros.
GIDP: T Zeile (17).
RBI: T Prince 2 (14); D Lewis (10); O Nixon (39); W Kirby (4); E Karros (95); T Zeile (83).
2-out RBI: T Prince 2; D Lewis; T Zeile; E Karros.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
E: T Prince (1); D Lewis (1); T Worrell (1).
Baserunning
SB: R Mondesi (32, 2nd base off J Frascatore/M Difelice); O Nixon (57, 2nd base off J Bautista/M Difelice).
CS: T Zeile (6, Home by B Raggio/E Marrero).

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 7 1 2 2 0 1 7 .284 .344 .436 .780 25 14 -0.017 2.30 0.211 -0.228 0.3 4 7
Willie McGee RF 7 0 2 1 0 0 7 .300 .351 .425 .776 17 13 -0.183 1.87 0.168 -0.352 -0.2 2 0 2B
Mark McGwire 1B 7 1 1 0 0 3 7 .275 .393 .642 1.034 25 17 -0.254 1.69 0.027 -0.282 -1.3 16 0
Ray Lankford CF 5 1 1 2 2 2 7 .307 .412 .605 1.017 40 21 0.001 1.39 0.145 -0.144 1.2 1 0 HR
Phil Plantier LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .339 .444 .784 16 10 -0.077 1.15 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 1 0
   Ron Gant PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .311 .386 .697 4 3 -0.093 3.33 0.000 -0.093 -0.5
   Scarborough Green LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .120 .185 .120 .305 10 8 -0.169 2.24 0.000 -0.169 -0.6 2 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .259 .315 .421 .736 23 16 -0.003 1.21 0.110 -0.113 0.2 0 3 HR
   Mark Petkovsek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Berblinger PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 2 -0.045 1.81 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
   Brady Raggio P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Luis Ordaz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 2 -0.047 1.83 0.000 -0.047 -0.1
Mike Difelice C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .295 .321 .616 16 9 -0.080 1.05 0.000 -0.080 -0.6 9 1
   Tom Lampkin PH-C 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 .245 .339 .386 .725 14 10 0.173 2.38 0.208 -0.036 0.7 4 0
   Eli Marrero C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .375 .688 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Royce Clayton SS 6 1 3 0 0 0 6 .261 .303 .391 .693 29 15 0.150 1.96 0.248 -0.098 0.6 4 7 2B,SB
Rigo Beltran P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.030 1.05 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 0 1
   Dmitri Young PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258 .331 .355 .687 5 4 -0.039 1.40 0.000 -0.039 -0.4
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Pagnozzi PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .234 .326 .560 4 2 -0.016 0.63 0.000 -0.016 -0.1
   Jose Bautista P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Danny Sheaffer PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .302 .295 .597 1 1 0.221 6.09 0.221 0.000 0.8 SH
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Bell 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .257 .303 .381 .684 8 6 -0.116 2.49 0.000 -0.116 -0.5 0 2
Team Totals 57 6 12 6 2 13 60 .211 .237 .351 .588 247 156 -0.624 1.84 1.338 -1.965 -1.6 45 21
2B: W McGee (17, off I Valdez); R Clayton (37, off I Valdez).
HR: G Gaetti (17, off T Worrell, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); R Lankford (29, off M Harkey, 15th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SH: D Sheaffer (4, off T Worrell).
TB: R Clayton 4; R Lankford 4; G Gaetti 4; W McGee 3; T Lampkin 2; D DeShields 2; M McGwire.
RBI: R Lankford 2 (91); D DeShields 2 (55); W McGee (33); G Gaetti (62).
2-out RBI: D DeShields.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Bell-D DeShields-M McGwire.
E: D DeShields (19); M Difelice (5); R Clayton (16).
Baserunning
SB: R Clayton (27, 2nd base off I Valdez/T Prince).

Los Angeles Dodgers

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
Ismael Valdez 7 5 2 2 1 8 0 2.77 27 122 73 34 15 24 9 9 5 0 66 0.208 0.97 1.6
Scott Radinsky, H (26) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.12 4 16 8 4 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.003 1.81 0.0
Antonio Osuna, H (10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.91 1 4 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.093 3.33 0.5
Todd Worrell 0 3 2 2 0 0 1 5.56 4 15 10 7 2 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.649 4.21 -2.8
Mark Guthrie, BS (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.70 2 6 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 0.130 5.36 0.9
Darren Hall 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 4 19 13 7 3 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.251 2.46 0.9
Dennys Reyes 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.43 10 35 23 13 2 8 5 3 1 0 0 0 0.416 2.42 1.5
Mike Harkey, W (1-0) 1.1 2 2 2 0 0 1 4.73 6 24 17 14 1 2 0 6 1 0 0 0 0.067 1.35 -1.3
Darren Dreifort, S (4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.41 2 6 5 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.113 2.24 0.3
Team Totals 15 12 6 6 2 13 2 3.60 60 247 156 85 29 42 22 23 10 0 66 7 1 0.626 1.84 1.6
T Worrell faced 4 batters in the 9th inning.

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
Rigo Beltran 5 7 4 4 2 4 0 3.35 25 91 59 39 7 13 6 13 7 0 39 -0.230 1.27 -1.5
John Frascatore 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.33 7 26 14 5 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.074 0.64 1.0
Jose Bautista 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.33 7 20 14 6 1 7 4 2 1 0 0 0 0.047 0.40 1.0
Dennis Eckersley 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.60 3 15 9 2 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.139 1.82 0.5
Mark Petkovsek 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.80 9 32 20 9 2 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0.416 2.00 1.5
Brady Raggio, L (1-2) 2 4 3 3 3 1 0 8.37 12 51 29 15 6 8 3 5 4 0 0 0 -0.319 2.74 -2.0
Team Totals 15 11 7 7 6 13 0 4.20 63 235 145 76 23 46 22 21 12 0 39 0 0 0.127 1.50 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Frascatore (6; R Mondesi).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Brian Gibbons.
Time of Game: 4:42.
Attendance: 23,311.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 84° F, Wind 10mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Otis Nixon CF 1 Delino DeShields 2B
2 Eric Young 2B 2 Willie McGee RF
3 Raul Mondesi RF 3 Mark McGwire 1B
4 Eric Karros 1B 4 Ray Lankford CF
5 Todd Zeile 3B 5 Phil Plantier LF
6 Darren Lewis LF 6 Gary Gaetti 3B
7 Greg Gagne SS 7 Mike Difelice C
8 Tom Prince C 8 Royce Clayton SS
9 Ismael Valdez P 9 Rigo Beltran P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 0 12- 1,(0-0)  STL D. Sheaffer T. Worrell -22% 26% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Lampkin to 3B; Clayton to 2B
b9 4-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee M. Guthrie 21% 39% Fielder's Choice 3B; Clayton out at Hm/3B-C; DeShields to 2B
t13 4-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO LAD T. Zeile M. Petkovsek -19% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t15 4-4 1 123 5,(3-1)  R LAD W. Kirby B. Raggio 18% 90% Walk; Karros Scores; Zeile to 3B; Ingram to 2B
b9 3-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL R. Clayton T. Worrell -18% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Lampkin to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rigo Beltran facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD O. Nixon R. Beltran -2% 48% Lineout: SS (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O LAD E. Young R. Beltran -2% 46% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  LAD R. Mondesi R. Beltran 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Karros R. Beltran -2% 45% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL D. DeShields I. Valdez -4% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R STL W. McGee I. Valdez -11% 30% Double to RF (Line Drive); DeShields Scores
b1 1-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. McGwire I. Valdez 4% 34% Strikeout Swinging
b1 1-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford I. Valdez 3% 37% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL P. Plantier I. Valdez 3% 40% Lineout: SS (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Rigo Beltran facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD T. Zeile R. Beltran 4% 44% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t2 0-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  LAD D. Lewis R. Beltran 6% 50% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Zeile to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O LAD G. Gagne R. Beltran -6% 44% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t2 0-1 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O LAD T. Prince R. Beltran -5% 39% Foul Popfly: C
t2 0-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O LAD I. Valdez R. Beltran -5% 34% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti I. Valdez 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL M. Difelice I. Valdez 1% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  STL R. Clayton I. Valdez -1% 37% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Beltran I. Valdez -1% 36% Clayton Steals 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Beltran I. Valdez 3% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Rigo Beltran facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD O. Nixon R. Beltran -3% 36% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD E. Young R. Beltran -2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD R. Mondesi R. Beltran -1% 33% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields I. Valdez 2% 35% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL W. McGee I. Valdez 1% 37% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire I. Valdez 1% 38% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Rigo Beltran facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Karros R. Beltran -3% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t4 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD T. Zeile R. Beltran -2% 33% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  LAD D. Lewis R. Beltran 2% 34% Single to P (Bunt to Weak 2B-1B)
t4 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O LAD G. Gagne R. Beltran -3% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Lankford I. Valdez 2% 33% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL P. Plantier I. Valdez 2% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti I. Valdez 1% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Rigo Beltran facing 8-9-1
t5 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD T. Prince R. Beltran 9% 45% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
t5 0-1 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O LAD I. Valdez R. Beltran -2% 42% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Prince to 3B
t5 0-1 1 --3 4,(2-1)  R LAD O. Nixon R. Beltran 10% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive); Prince Scores
t5 1-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O LAD E. Young R. Beltran -5% 48% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  LAD R. Mondesi R. Beltran 1% 49% Walk
t5 1-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R LAD E. Karros R. Beltran 15% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Nixon Scores; Mondesi to 3B
t5 2-1 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R LAD T. Zeile R. Beltran 11% 75% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Mondesi Scores; Karros to 2B
t5 3-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R LAD D. Lewis R. Beltran 10% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Karros Scores; Zeile to 3B; Lewis to 2B
t5 4-1 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O LAD G. Gagne R. Beltran -3% 81% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 7-8-9
b5 1-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL M. Difelice I. Valdez 3% 84% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b5 1-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  STL R. Clayton I. Valdez -4% 79% Double to 3B (Ground Ball)
Dmitri Young pinch hits for Rigo Beltran (P) batting 9th
b5 1-4 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O STL D. Young I. Valdez 4% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-4 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  R STL D. DeShields I. Valdez -9% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Clayton Scores; DeShields to 2B/Adv on E7
b5 2-4 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee I. Valdez 4% 78% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 8-9-1
John Frascatore replaces Dmitri Young (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD T. Prince J. Frascatore -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t6 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD I. Valdez J. Frascatore -1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O LAD O. Nixon J. Frascatore -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 3-4-5
b6 2-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL M. McGwire I. Valdez 4% 78% Lineout: CF
b6 2-4 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Lankford I. Valdez -4% 74% Walk
b6 2-4 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL P. Plantier I. Valdez 3% 77% Groundout: P-1B (Short 3B Line); Lankford to 2B
b6 2-4 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti I. Valdez 5% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 2-3-4
t7 4-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD E. Young J. Frascatore -2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  LAD R. Mondesi J. Frascatore 2% 82% Hit By Pitch
t7 4-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  LAD E. Karros J. Frascatore 1% 83% Mondesi Steals 2B
t7 4-2 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O LAD E. Karros J. Frascatore -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O LAD T. Zeile J. Frascatore -2% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Ismael Valdez facing 7-8-9
b7 2-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Difelice I. Valdez 4% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b7 2-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Clayton I. Valdez 3% 85% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
Tom Pagnozzi pinch hits for John Frascatore (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Pagnozzi I. Valdez 2% 86% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Jose Bautista facing 6-7-8
Jose Bautista replaces Tom Pagnozzi (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD D. Lewis J. Bautista -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD G. Gagne J. Bautista -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD T. Prince J. Bautista -1% 84% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Scott Radinsky facing 1-2-3
Scott Radinsky replaces Ismael Valdez pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. DeShields S. Radinsky 4% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b8 2-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  STL W. McGee S. Radinsky -5% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b8 2-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. McGwire S. Radinsky 4% 87% Foul Popfly: C (1B-C Foul); McGee to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b8 2-4 2 --3 6,(3-2)  STL R. Lankford S. Radinsky -4% 83% Walk
Antonio Osuna replaces Scott Radinsky pitching and batting 9th
Ron Gant pinch hits for Phil Plantier (LF) batting 5th
b8 2-4 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant A. Osuna 9% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Jose Bautista facing 9-1-2
Scarborough Green replaces Ron Gant (PH) playing LF batting 5th
Brett Butler pinch hits for Antonio Osuna (P) batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD B. Butler J. Bautista -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t9 4-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  LAD O. Nixon J. Bautista 1% 93% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t9 4-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  LAD E. Young J. Bautista 2% 95% Nixon Steals 2B; Nixon to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t9 4-2 1 --3 4,(2-1)  O LAD E. Young J. Bautista -2% 92% Fielder's Choice SS; Nixon out at Hm/SS-C-3B-C-SS; Young to 3B
t9 4-2 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O LAD R. Mondesi J. Bautista -2% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Todd Worrell facing 6-7-8
Todd Worrell replaces Brett Butler (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R STL G. Gaetti T. Worrell -11% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Tom Lampkin pinch hits for Mike Difelice (C) batting 7th
b9 3-4 0 --- 8,(3-2)  STL T. Lampkin T. Worrell -13% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b9 3-4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL R. Clayton T. Worrell -18% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Lampkin to 2B
Danny Sheaffer pinch hits for Jose Bautista (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 0 12- 1,(0-0)  STL D. Sheaffer T. Worrell -22% 26% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line); Lampkin to 3B; Clayton to 2B
Mark Guthrie replaces Todd Worrell pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-4 0 123 5,(2-2)  RO STL D. DeShields M. Guthrie -8% 18% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Lampkin Scores; Clayton to 3B
b9 4-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee M. Guthrie 21% 39% Fielder's Choice 3B; Clayton out at Hm/3B-C; DeShields to 2B
Darren Hall replaces Mark Guthrie pitching and batting 9th
b9 4-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire D. Hall 11% 50% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 10th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 4-5-6
Dennis Eckersley replaces Danny Sheaffer (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Tom Lampkin moves from PH to C
t10 4-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD E. Karros D. Eckersley -6% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
t10 4-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O LAD T. Zeile D. Eckersley -5% 40% Strikeout Swinging
t10 4-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD D. Lewis D. Eckersley -3% 36% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Darren Hall facing 4-5-6
b10 4-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL R. Lankford D. Hall 6% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
b10 4-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL S. Green D. Hall 5% 46% Strikeout Looking
b10 4-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti D. Hall 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 11th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 7-8-9
Mark Petkovsek replaces Gary Gaetti (3B) pitching and batting 6th
David Bell replaces Dennis Eckersley (P) playing 3B batting 9th
Wilton Guerrero pinch hits for Greg Gagne (SS) batting 7th
t11 4-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD W. Guerrero M. Petkovsek -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t11 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD T. Prince M. Petkovsek -5% 40% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Todd Hollandsworth pinch hits for Darren Hall (P) batting 9th
t11 4-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD T. Hollandsworth M. Petkovsek -3% 36% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 11th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Dennys Reyes facing 7-8-9
Dennys Reyes replaces Todd Hollandsworth (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Juan Castro replaces Wilton Guerrero (PH) playing SS batting 7th
b11 4-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL T. Lampkin D. Reyes -7% 29% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b11 4-4 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Clayton D. Reyes 1% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B); Lampkin to 2B
b11 4-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL D. Bell D. Reyes 7% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Lampkin to 3B
b11 4-4 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O STL D. DeShields D. Reyes 13% 50% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 12th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 1-2-3
t12 4-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD O. Nixon M. Petkovsek -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t12 4-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O LAD E. Young M. Petkovsek -5% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t12 4-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD R. Mondesi M. Petkovsek -3% 36% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 12th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Dennys Reyes facing 2-3-4
b12 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee D. Reyes 6% 42% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b12 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. McGwire D. Reyes 5% 46% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b12 4-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Lankford D. Reyes 4% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 13th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 4-5-6
t13 4-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  LAD E. Karros M. Petkovsek 8% 58% Walk
t13 4-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO LAD T. Zeile M. Petkovsek -19% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t13 4-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD D. Lewis M. Petkovsek -3% 36% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 13th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Dennys Reyes facing 5-6-7
b13 4-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL S. Green D. Reyes 6% 42% Flyball: RF
Jeff Berblinger pinch hits for Mark Petkovsek (P) batting 6th
b13 4-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Berblinger D. Reyes 5% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b13 4-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL T. Lampkin D. Reyes 4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 14th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Brady Raggio facing 7-8-9
Brady Raggio replaces Jeff Berblinger (PH) pitching and batting 6th
t14 4-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD J. Castro B. Raggio -6% 44% Lineout: SS
t14 4-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  LAD T. Prince B. Raggio 6% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line)
Eddie Murray pinch hits for Dennys Reyes (P) batting 9th
t14 4-4 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O LAD E. Murray B. Raggio -7% 43% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t14 4-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  LAD O. Nixon B. Raggio 5% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Prince to 2B
t14 4-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O LAD E. Young B. Raggio -12% 36% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 14th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Mike Harkey facing 8-9-1
Mike Harkey replaces Eddie Murray (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b14 4-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Clayton M. Harkey 6% 42% Flyball: LF
b14 4-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL D. Bell M. Harkey 5% 46% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b14 4-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. DeShields M. Harkey 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 15th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Brady Raggio facing 3-4-5
Eli Marrero replaces Tom Lampkin playing C batting 7th
t15 4-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD R. Mondesi B. Raggio -6% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
t15 4-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  LAD E. Karros B. Raggio 6% 50% Walk
t15 4-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  LAD T. Zeile B. Raggio 18% 68% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Karros to 3B
Mike Piazza pinch hits for Darren Lewis (LF) batting 6th
t15 4-4 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  LAD M. Piazza B. Raggio 3% 71% Walk; Zeile to 2B
Wayne Kirby pinch hits for Juan Castro (SS) batting 7th
Garey Ingram pinch runs for Mike Piazza (PH) batting 6th
t15 4-4 1 123 5,(3-1)  R LAD W. Kirby B. Raggio 18% 90% Walk; Karros Scores; Zeile to 3B; Ingram to 2B
t15 5-4 1 123 2,(1-0)  O LAD T. Prince B. Raggio -6% 84% Zeile Caught Stealing Hm (C); Ingram to 3B; Kirby to 2B
t15 5-4 2 -23 5,(2-2)  RR LAD T. Prince B. Raggio 12% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Ingram Scores; Kirby Scores
t15 7-4 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O LAD M. Harkey B. Raggio -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 7, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 15th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 4-7, Dodgers' Mike Harkey facing 2-3-4
Nelson Liriano replaces Wayne Kirby (PH) playing SS batting 7th
Garey Ingram moves from PR to LF
b15 4-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee M. Harkey 2% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b15 4-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  STL M. McGwire M. Harkey -3% 95% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b15 4-7 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  RR STL R. Lankford M. Harkey -7% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); McGwire Scores
Darren Dreifort replaces Mike Harkey pitching and batting 9th
b15 6-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL S. Green D. Dreifort 7% 95% Strikeout Swinging
Luis Ordaz pinch hits for Brady Raggio (P) batting 6th
b15 6-7 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL L. Ordaz D. Dreifort 5% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 7, Cardinals 6.

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