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Standings
MIN
@ANA
9
3
CLE
@BAL
4
2
CLE
@BAL
2
7
BOS
@NYY
0
2
BOS
@NYY
3
4
KCR
@TEX
2
4
SFG
@ATL
4
6
CIN
@CHC
0
5
COL
@FLA
6
9
SDP
@HOU
3
15
NYM
@PHI
2
3
MON
@PIT
2
8
LAD
@STL
7
6
Tuesday, September 16, 1997, 7:06
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 27,157, Time of Game: 3:13
Dodgers
7
84-67
 Won 3 
1st
at Cardinals
6
69-81
 Lost 2 
3rd, 7 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         2  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  4    7 11  0
Cardinals       1  0  0   0  0  1   4  0  0    6  8  2

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric Young 2B 4 0 3 2 0 0 5 .279 .359 .399 .758 14 10 0.289 1.85 0.303 -0.014 1.4 3 1 SF
Brett Butler LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .285 .366 .320 .686 19 12 -0.089 0.99 0.000 -0.089 -1.0 0 0
   Otis Nixon PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .342 .316 .658 2 2 -0.039 1.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 0 0
Mike Piazza C 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .358 .433 .636 1.069 9 6 0.156 0.93 0.206 -0.050 1.6 8 1 HR
Eric Karros 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .263 .326 .451 .777 13 9 0.056 0.94 0.140 -0.084 0.6 6 0 2B
Raul Mondesi RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .307 .358 .528 .886 11 8 0.094 1.11 0.137 -0.043 0.4 0 0 CS
Todd Zeile 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .262 .358 .442 .801 13 11 0.191 1.76 0.248 -0.057 0.4 0 0
Darren Lewis CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .254 .336 .287 .623 8 6 0.004 0.75 0.037 -0.033 0.1 4 0
   Rick Gorecki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Murray PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .224 .280 .321 .601 8 4 0.090 4.39 0.090 0.000 0.5
   Garey Ingram PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .571 .625 .571 1.196 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Juan Castro SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .134 .216 .209 .425 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Greg Gagne SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .303 .357 .659 6 4 -0.058 0.80 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 3 3
   Wayne Kirby PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .169 .280 .200 .480 1 1 -0.185 5.44 0.000 -0.185 -0.8
   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
Ramon Martinez P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .205 .205 .231 .436 7 7 -0.041 1.06 0.000 -0.041 -0.4 1 1 SH
   Darren Hall 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 1
   Todd Hollandsworth CF-LF 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 .249 .290 .363 .653 5 5 0.235 4.23 0.258 -0.023 0.8 2 0
Team Totals 35 7 11 7 1 6 38 .314 .324 .429 .753 116 85 0.703 1.52 1.419 -0.716 2.4 27 7
2B: E Karros (26, off D Eckersley).
HR: M Piazza (36, off M Busby, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SF: E Young (6, off J Frascatore).
SH: R Martinez (3, off M Busby).
TB: M Piazza 5; E Young 3; E Karros 3; R Mondesi 2; D Lewis; T Zeile.
RBI: E Young 2 (59); M Piazza 2 (111); R Mondesi (81); T Hollandsworth (28); T Zeile (84).
2-out RBI: E Young.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Young-G Gagne-E Karros.
Baserunning
CS: R Mondesi (14, 2nd base by M Busby/E Marrero).
Pickoffs: E Karros (2nd base by M Busby).

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 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .282 .344 .434 .778 22 10 0.163 1.50 0.215 -0.052 0.5 3 2
Royce Clayton SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .261 .302 .391 .694 17 11 -0.126 1.44 0.073 -0.198 -1.0 1 3 2B,SH,GDP
Mark McGwire 1B 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .275 .393 .644 1.037 25 12 0.032 1.35 0.132 -0.100 0.3 12 2 HR,IW
Ray Lankford CF 3 2 1 3 2 1 5 .308 .414 .610 1.024 20 9 0.313 2.15 0.445 -0.131 2.0 3 0 HR
Dmitri Young LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .259 .333 .355 .689 21 12 -0.041 1.22 0.032 -0.073 -0.1 1 0
   Scarborough Green PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .120 .185 .120 .305 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ron Gant PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230 .311 .385 .696 5 3 -0.066 2.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.2
Phil Plantier RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .245 .331 .431 .762 14 7 -0.128 1.61 0.000 -0.128 -1.0 1 0
   Willie McGee PH-RF 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 .302 .352 .429 .781 6 5 0.011 1.19 0.059 -0.047 1.1 0 0 2B
David Bell 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250 .302 .371 .672 20 10 -0.034 0.94 0.020 -0.054 -0.6 0 3
Eli Marrero C 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .316 .350 .368 .718 16 6 0.105 0.93 0.137 -0.032 1.0 6 1 SB,IW
   Mike Difelice C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .295 .321 .616 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Busby P 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 10 6 0.066 0.85 0.066 0.000 0.5 0 1
   Gary Gaetti PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .314 .420 .735 2 1 -0.077 2.97 0.000 -0.077 -0.4
   Curtis King P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.014 0.48 0.000 -0.014 -0.6 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   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
Team Totals 33 6 8 6 8 8 42 .242 .390 .485 .875 181 95 0.204 1.41 1.179 -0.972 1.4 27 12
2B: R Clayton (38, off R Martinez); W McGee (18, off M Guthrie).
HR: M McGwire (52, off R Martinez, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); R Lankford (30, off M Guthrie, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SH: R Clayton (2, off M Guthrie).
IBB: M McGwire (15, by M Guthrie); E Marrero (1, by R Gorecki).
TB: R Lankford 4; M McGwire 4; R Clayton 2; M Busby 2; W McGee 2; E Marrero; D Young.
GIDP: R Clayton (19).
RBI: R Lankford 3 (94); W McGee (34); E Marrero (3); M McGwire (112).
2-out RBI: E Marrero; M McGwire.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
E: D Young (12); R Clayton (17).
Baserunning
SB: E Marrero (3, 2nd base off R Gorecki/M Piazza).

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
Ramon Martinez 5.2 4 2 2 5 4 1 3.50 25 116 56 32 8 16 6 10 4 0 52 0.210 1.25 1.6
Darren Hall, H (15) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.24 2 6 3 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 -0.057 2.77 -0.6
Mark Guthrie, BS (3) 0.1 3 4 4 2 0 1 5.19 6 20 9 7 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.585 2.20 -4.2
Rick Gorecki, W (1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 6 24 16 8 3 5 1 3 1 0 1 0 0.024 0.27 1.2
Scott Radinsky, S (3) 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.07 3 15 11 2 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.203 2.66 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 6 6 8 8 2 6.00 42 181 95 51 17 27 8 18 9 0 52 3 1 -0.205 1.41 -1.4

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
Mike Busby 6 7 3 3 0 3 1 4.50 23 78 56 33 5 18 12 8 3 0 49 -0.040 0.89 0.0
Curtis King 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.88 6 20 14 6 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.100 0.66 1.0
Dennis Eckersley, L (1-5) 0 4 4 3 1 0 0 4.14 5 17 11 7 1 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 -0.608 2.86 -3.8
John Frascatore, BS (4) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.30 4 6 6 4 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 -0.156 5.08 0.3
Team Totals 9 11 7 6 1 6 1 6.00 38 121 87 50 10 27 16 15 7 0 49 3 2 -0.704 1.52 -2.4
D Eckersley faced 5 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: M Guthrie (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Gorecki (1; E Marrero); M Guthrie (6; M McGwire).
Pickoffs: M Busby (1; E Karros, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Brian Gibbons, 3B - Tom Hallion.
Time of Game: 3:13.
Attendance: 27,157.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 92° F, Wind 11mph out to Leftfield, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Eric Young 2B 1 Delino DeShields 2B
2 Brett Butler LF 2 Royce Clayton SS
3 Mike Piazza C 3 Mark McGwire 1B
4 Eric Karros 1B 4 Ray Lankford CF
5 Raul Mondesi RF 5 Dmitri Young LF
6 Todd Zeile 3B 6 Phil Plantier RF
7 Darren Lewis CF 7 David Bell 3B
8 Greg Gagne SS 8 Eli Marrero C
9 Ramon Martinez P 9 Mike Busby P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-3 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Lankford M. Guthrie -37% 12% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); DeShields Scores; McGwire Scores
t9 5-6 1 123 2,(0-1)  R LAD T. Hollandsworth J. Frascatore 26% 71% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Mondesi Scores; Zeile to 3B; Ingram to 2B
t9 4-6 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  R LAD T. Zeile D. Eckersley 25% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Karros Scores; Mondesi to 3B
t9 5-6 0 123 1,(0-0)  O LAD W. Kirby J. Frascatore -18% 46% Foul Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR LAD M. Piazza M. Busby 17% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball); Butler Scores

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' Mike Busby facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  LAD E. Young M. Busby 4% 54% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O LAD B. Butler M. Busby -3% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  RR LAD M. Piazza M. Busby 17% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball); Butler Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD E. Karros M. Busby -1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t1 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  LAD R. Mondesi M. Busby 1% 67% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 2-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Busby -2% 65% Mondesi Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. DeShields R. Martinez 2% 67% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Clayton R. Martinez 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R STL M. McGwire R. Martinez -10% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b1 1-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Lankford R. Martinez -1% 58% Walk
b1 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL D. Young R. Martinez -2% 56% Walk; Lankford to 2B
b1 1-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O STL P. Plantier R. Martinez 4% 60% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Mike Busby facing 6-7-8
t2 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Busby -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t2 2-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O LAD D. Lewis M. Busby -1% 57% Lineout: 1B
t2 2-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD G. Gagne M. Busby -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL D. Bell R. Martinez 3% 58% Lineout: 2B
b2 1-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL E. Marrero R. Martinez 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  STL M. Busby R. Martinez -1% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b2 1-2 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. DeShields R. Martinez 3% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Mike Busby facing 9-1-2
t3 2-1 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Busby -2% 59% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
t3 2-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  LAD E. Young M. Busby 2% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 2-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O LAD B. Butler M. Busby -2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B); Young to 2B
t3 2-1 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O LAD M. Piazza M. Busby -3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  STL R. Clayton R. Martinez -7% 49% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-2 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Martinez 5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Lankford R. Martinez 4% 58% Lineout: CF
b3 1-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. Young R. Martinez 4% 62% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Mike Busby facing 4-5-6
t4 2-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  LAD E. Karros M. Busby 4% 66% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t4 2-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O LAD R. Mondesi M. Busby -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Karros to 2B
t4 2-1 1 -2- 2,(0-2)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Busby -6% 58% Karros Picked off 2B (P-2B)
t4 2-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O LAD T. Zeile M. Busby -1% 57% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL P. Plantier R. Martinez 3% 60% Groundout: C-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL D. Bell R. Martinez 2% 63% Popfly: SS (SS-3B Hole)
b4 1-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL E. Marrero R. Martinez 1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Mike Busby facing 7-8-9
t5 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  LAD D. Lewis M. Busby 4% 68% Single to P (Line Drive to P's Right)
t5 2-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O LAD G. Gagne M. Busby -3% 64% Flyball: LF
t5 2-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O LAD R. Martinez M. Busby -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Lewis to 2B
t5 2-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R LAD E. Young M. Busby 12% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Lewis Scores; Young to 3B/Adv on E7 (throw)
t5 3-1 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O LAD B. Butler M. Busby -3% 71% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 9-1-2
b5 1-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL M. Busby R. Martinez -5% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
b5 1-3 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL D. DeShields R. Martinez -8% 58% Walk; Busby to 2B
b5 1-3 0 12- 6,(2-2)  OO STL R. Clayton R. Martinez 15% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Busby to 3B
b5 1-3 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Martinez 5% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Mike Busby facing 3-4-5
t6 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD M. Piazza M. Busby -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD E. Karros M. Busby -1% 75% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD R. Mondesi M. Busby -1% 74% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Ramon Martinez facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Lankford R. Martinez -6% 68% Walk
b6 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. Young R. Martinez 3% 72% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 1B); Lankford to 2B
b6 1-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O STL P. Plantier R. Martinez 5% 77% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-3 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  STL D. Bell R. Martinez -2% 75% Walk
Darren Hall replaces Ramon Martinez pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-3 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R STL E. Marrero D. Hall -13% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lankford Scores; Bell to 2B
Gary Gaetti pinch hits for Mike Busby (P) batting 9th
b6 2-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O STL G. Gaetti D. Hall 8% 69% Lineout: SS (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 6-7-8
Curtis King replaces Gary Gaetti (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD T. Zeile C. King -2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD D. Lewis C. King -2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD G. Gagne C. King -1% 64% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Dodgers' Mark Guthrie facing 1-2-3
Mark Guthrie replaces Darren Hall pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL D. DeShields M. Guthrie -8% 56% Walk
b7 2-3 0 1-- STL R. Clayton M. Guthrie -6% 51% Balk; DeShields to 2B
b7 2-3 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Clayton M. Guthrie 3% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); DeShields to 3B
b7 2-3 1 --3 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire M. Guthrie -4% 49% Intentional Walk
b7 2-3 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Lankford M. Guthrie -37% 12% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); DeShields Scores; McGwire Scores
b7 5-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  STL D. Young M. Guthrie -1% 11% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B)
Willie McGee pinch hits for Phil Plantier (RF) batting 6th
Scarborough Green pinch runs for Dmitri Young (LF) batting 5th
b7 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R STL W. McGee M. Guthrie -6% 5% Double to CF (Line Drive); Green Scores
Rick Gorecki replaces Darren Lewis (CF) pitching and batting 7th
Todd Hollandsworth replaces Mark Guthrie (P) playing CF batting 9th
b7 6-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. Bell R. Gorecki 1% 6% Flyball: CF; McGee to 3B
b7 6-3 2 --3 4,(3-0)  STL E. Marrero R. Gorecki -0% 6% Intentional Walk
b7 6-3 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  STL C. King R. Gorecki -0% 6% Marrero Steals 2B
b7 6-3 2 -23 3,(0-2)  O STL C. King R. Gorecki 1% 7% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-6, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 9-1-2
Scarborough Green moves from PR to LF
Willie McGee moves from PH to RF
t8 3-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD T. Hollandsworth C. King -2% 5% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-6 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O LAD E. Young C. King -1% 3% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-6 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O LAD B. Butler C. King -1% 3% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-3, Dodgers' Rick Gorecki facing 1-2-3
b8 6-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL D. DeShields R. Gorecki 0% 3% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 6-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton R. Gorecki 0% 3% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
b8 6-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Gorecki 0% 3% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 3-6, Cardinals' Dennis Eckersley facing 3-4-5
Dennis Eckersley replaces Curtis King pitching and batting 9th
Mike Difelice replaces Eli Marrero playing C batting 8th
t9 3-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  LAD M. Piazza D. Eckersley 4% 7% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t9 3-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  LAD E. Karros D. Eckersley 10% 18% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Piazza to 3B
t9 3-6 0 -23 2,(0-1)  R LAD R. Mondesi D. Eckersley 13% 30% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Piazza Scores; Karros to 3B
t9 4-6 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  R LAD T. Zeile D. Eckersley 25% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Karros Scores; Mondesi to 3B
Eddie Murray pinch hits for Rick Gorecki (P) batting 7th
t9 5-6 0 1-3 8,(3-2)  LAD E. Murray D. Eckersley 9% 64% Walk; Zeile to 2B
John Frascatore replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching and batting 9th
Wayne Kirby pinch hits for Greg Gagne (SS) batting 8th
Garey Ingram pinch runs for Eddie Murray (PH) batting 7th
t9 5-6 0 123 1,(0-0)  O LAD W. Kirby J. Frascatore -18% 46% Foul Popfly: 1B
t9 5-6 1 123 2,(0-1)  R LAD T. Hollandsworth J. Frascatore 26% 71% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Mondesi Scores; Zeile to 3B; Ingram to 2B
t9 6-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  RO LAD E. Young J. Frascatore 12% 84% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Zeile Scores/unER; Ingram to 3B
Otis Nixon pinch hits for Brett Butler (LF) batting 2nd
t9 7-6 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O LAD O. Nixon J. Frascatore -4% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 7, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 6-7, Dodgers' Scott Radinsky facing 4-5-6
Scott Radinsky replaces Wayne Kirby (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Juan Castro replaces Garey Ingram (PR) playing SS batting 7th
Todd Hollandsworth moves from CF to LF
Otis Nixon moves from PH to CF
b9 6-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Lankford S. Radinsky 9% 89% Strikeout Swinging
Ron Gant pinch hits for Scarborough Green (LF) batting 5th
b9 6-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Gant S. Radinsky 7% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b9 6-7 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL W. McGee S. Radinsky 5% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 7, Cardinals 6.

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