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BOS
@BAL
2
3
KCR
@CHW
3
10
MIN
@CLE
5
6
TOR
@DET
2
3
 
(10)
TEX
@OAK
1
0
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@SEA
5
3
 
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@TBD
8
4
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@ARI
5
4
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@COL
2
11
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@FLA
1
3
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@LAD
2
6
CHC
@MIL
5
6
MON
@NYM
8
6
PHI
@PIT
7
6
HOU
@STL
3
6
Friday, July 10, 1998, 7:11
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 44,655, Time of Game: 2:31
Astros
3
54-35
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cardinals
6
41-47
 Won 1 
4th, 12½ GB
W: Curtis King (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  0    3  6  1
Cardinals       0  0  3   0  0  0   0  3  X    6  9  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .317 .389 .506 .895 13 9 0.116 1.91 0.258 -0.142 -0.1 4 2 SB,GDP
Bill Spiers 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .389 .403 .792 19 14 -0.123 1.21 0.000 -0.123 -0.9 1 4
Derek Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .336 .374 .514 .888 12 9 -0.124 1.36 0.012 -0.136 -0.7 2 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .272 .409 .544 .953 17 8 -0.014 0.69 0.038 -0.052 -0.2 10 0
Moises Alou LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .312 .381 .583 .963 14 11 -0.110 0.79 0.000 -0.110 -1.2 0 0 GDP
Carl Everett CF 3 1 0 0 1 3 4 .331 .404 .531 .935 18 11 -0.002 0.65 0.042 -0.044 -0.1 2 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287 .372 .343 .715 5 4 -0.065 0.90 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 0 4
Brad Ausmus C 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .257 .364 .360 .724 10 8 0.077 0.83 0.086 -0.009 0.7 5 0
Mike Hampton P 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .242 .306 .273 .578 4 3 0.022 1.27 0.041 -0.020 0.2 0 1 SH
   Scott Elarton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Clark PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .159 .258 .207 .465 4 1 0.165 2.32 0.165 0.000 1.5 2B
   C.J. Nitkowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jay Powell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Magnante P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 6 3 2 8 33 .200 .250 .233 .483 116 78 -0.058 1.13 0.642 -0.701 -1.6 24 11
2B: D Clark (4, off J Frascatore).
SH: M Hampton (5, off M Morris).
TB: B Ausmus 2; D Clark 2; C Biggio; M Hampton; D Bell.
GIDP: C Biggio (3); M Alou (6).
RBI: C Biggio 2 (52); D Clark (3).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Gutierrez-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: D Bell (2).
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio (27, 2nd base off C King/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
Royce Clayton SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .244 .325 .324 .648 13 8 0.082 0.74 0.094 -0.012 0.7 1 5
Ray Lankford CF 3 2 2 3 1 1 4 .269 .392 .481 .873 14 9 0.365 1.38 0.372 -0.007 3.1 1 0 HR,2B
Mark McGwire 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .307 .481 .755 1.237 16 7 -0.018 1.12 0.022 -0.040 -0.3 11 0 IW
Brian Jordan RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .334 .378 .566 .945 13 11 0.100 1.18 0.180 -0.080 0.4 0 0
Willie McGee LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .268 .301 .325 .626 13 9 -0.014 0.70 0.040 -0.054 0.4 2 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .351 .422 .772 13 6 -0.041 0.46 0.004 -0.045 -1.1 0 4 GDP
Luis Ordaz 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .103 .167 .103 .269 9 7 -0.036 0.46 0.000 -0.036 -0.6 2 3
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Curtis King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Mabry PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .263 .326 .406 .732 5 3 0.002 0.04 0.002 0.000 0.1
   Jeff Brantley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Matt Morris P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 10 7 -0.019 0.37 0.000 -0.019 -0.3 1 2
   Placido Polanco 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 3 3 -0.009 0.17 0.000 -0.009 -0.5 1 1
Eli Marrero C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .245 .286 .377 .663 10 8 0.030 0.45 0.039 -0.010 0.1 8 0
Team Totals 32 6 9 6 3 5 35 .281 .343 .406 .749 119 78 0.442 0.76 0.753 -0.312 1.9 27 15
2B: R Lankford (18, off C Nitkowski).
HR: R Lankford (13, off M Hampton, 3rd inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: M McGwire (17, by C Nitkowski).
TB: R Lankford 6; R Clayton 2; W McGee 2; J Mabry; E Marrero; B Jordan.
GIDP: G Gaetti (9).
RBI: R Lankford 3 (43); W McGee 2 (24); B Jordan (58).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Ordaz-R Clayton-M McGwire; G Gaetti-P Polanco-M McGwire.

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
Mike Hampton 6 5 3 3 2 5 1 3.02 25 88 59 32 10 17 10 8 3 0 53 -0.097 0.74 0.1
Scott Elarton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.67 3 7 5 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.013 0.17 0.5
C.J. Nitkowski, L (3-3) 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 3.49 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.154 1.93 -1.0
Jay Powell 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.38 3 12 8 8 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 2 -0.205 1.12 -1.6
Mike Magnante 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.97 2 7 5 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.08 0.1
Team Totals 8 9 6 6 3 5 1 6.75 35 119 78 48 11 19 15 12 5 0 53 2 2 -0.441 0.76 -1.9
C Nitkowski faced 2 batters in the 8th 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
Matt Morris 6 3 0 0 0 6 0 1.64 20 70 53 24 10 19 11 3 2 0 72 0.298 0.83 3.1
John Frascatore, H (6) 1.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 4.50 7 20 10 6 1 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 -0.166 1.13 -1.4
Curtis King, BS (6), W (2-0) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 3 13 8 7 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 2 -0.107 2.88 -0.6
Jeff Brantley, S (13) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.62 3 13 7 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.034 0.81 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 2 8 0 3.00 33 116 78 40 13 25 17 6 5 0 72 2 2 0.059 1.13 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Nitkowski (2; M McGwire).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Steve Rippley.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 44,655.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 82° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Royce Clayton SS
2 Bill Spiers 3B 2 Ray Lankford CF
3 Derek Bell RF 3 Mark McGwire 1B
4 Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 Brian Jordan RF
5 Moises Alou LF 5 Willie McGee LF
6 Carl Everett CF 6 Gary Gaetti 3B
7 Ricky Gutierrez SS 7 Luis Ordaz 2B
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Matt Morris P
9 Mike Hampton P 9 Eli Marrero C

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-3 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RR HOU C. Biggio C. King -22% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ausmus Scores; Clark Scores
b3 0-0 0 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR STL R. Lankford M. Hampton 19% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Marrero Scores; Clayton Scores
b8 3-3 0 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL B. Jordan J. Powell 18% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lankford Scores; McGwire to 3B/Adv on E9
t8 0-3 1 12- 4,(3-0)  R HOU D. Clark J. Frascatore -16% 71% Double to 2B (Ground Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Everett Scores; Ausmus to 3B
b8 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Lankford C. Nitkowski 13% 74% Double to CF (Line Drive 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, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Morris 2% 54% Groundout: P unassisted (Short 1B Line)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Morris -1% 53% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL R. Clayton M. Hampton 3% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Lankford M. Hampton 5% 64% Walk; Clayton to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O STL M. McGwire M. Hampton -2% 61% Flyball: CF; Clayton to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL B. Jordan M. Hampton -6% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL W. McGee M. Hampton -5% 50% Lineout: 2B (Weak 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Alou M. Morris 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Everett M. Morris 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Morris 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti M. Hampton -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL L. Ordaz M. Hampton -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. Morris M. Hampton -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris -4% 46% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Hampton M. Morris 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Ausmus to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 4% 52% Fielder's Choice P; Ausmus out at 3B/P-3B-SS-3B-2B; Biggio to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 0-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Morris 4% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL E. Marrero M. Hampton 4% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Clayton M. Hampton 6% 65% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Marrero to 2B
b3 0-0 0 12- 3,(0-2)  RRR STL R. Lankford M. Hampton 19% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Marrero Scores; Clayton Scores
b3 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. McGwire M. Hampton -1% 83% Lineout: 3B
b3 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL B. Jordan M. Hampton -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  STL W. McGee M. Hampton 1% 83% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 3-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL G. Gaetti M. Hampton -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Bell M. Morris 2% 84% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Alou M. Morris 1% 86% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL L. Ordaz M. Hampton -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Morris M. Hampton -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero M. Hampton -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Everett M. Morris 2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez M. Morris 2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t5 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton M. Hampton -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b5 3-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Lankford M. Hampton -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. McGwire M. Hampton -0% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 9-1-2
t6 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Hampton M. Morris -4% 82% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF)
t6 0-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 8% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Morris 1% 91% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 4-5-6
b6 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Jordan M. Hampton -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee M. Hampton -1% 90% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b6 3-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  STL G. Gaetti M. Hampton 0% 90% Walk
b6 3-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL L. Ordaz M. Hampton -1% 89% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 3-4-5
John Frascatore replaces Luis Ordaz (2B) pitching and batting 7th
Placido Polanco replaces Matt Morris (P) playing 2B batting 8th
t7 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell J. Frascatore 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 0-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Frascatore 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t7 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Alou J. Frascatore 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 8-9-1
Scott Elarton replaces Mike Hampton pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL P. Polanco S. Elarton -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b7 3-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Marrero S. Elarton -0% 93% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
b7 3-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Clayton S. Elarton -0% 93% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 6-7-8
t8 0-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Everett J. Frascatore -4% 89% Walk
t8 0-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Gutierrez J. Frascatore 4% 93% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 0-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Frascatore -5% 88% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Everett to 2B
Dave Clark pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 1 12- 4,(3-0)  R HOU D. Clark J. Frascatore -16% 71% Double to 2B (Ground Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Everett Scores; Ausmus to 3B
Curtis King replaces John Frascatore pitching and batting 7th
t8 1-3 1 -23 4,(2-1)  RR HOU C. Biggio C. King -22% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ausmus Scores; Clark Scores
t8 3-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Spiers C. King -4% 46% Biggio Steals 2B
t8 3-3 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers C. King 6% 52% Lineout: CF; Biggio to 3B
t8 3-3 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Bell C. King 9% 61% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' C.J. Nitkowski facing 2-3-4
C.J. Nitkowski replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Lankford C. Nitkowski 13% 74% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b8 3-3 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire C. Nitkowski 2% 76% Intentional Walk
Jay Powell replaces C.J. Nitkowski pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-3 0 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL B. Jordan J. Powell 18% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lankford Scores; McGwire to 3B/Adv on E9
b8 4-3 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  STL W. McGee J. Powell 0% 94% Defensive Indifference; Jordan to 2B
b8 4-3 0 -23 7,(3-2)  RR STL W. McGee J. Powell 3% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); McGwire Scores; Jordan Scores
b8 6-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO STL G. Gaetti J. Powell -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
Mike Magnante replaces Jay Powell pitching and batting 9th
John Mabry pinch hits for Curtis King (P) batting 7th
b8 6-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  STL J. Mabry M. Magnante 0% 97% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b8 6-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL P. Polanco M. Magnante -0% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-6, Cardinals' Jeff Brantley facing 4-5-6
Jeff Brantley replaces John Mabry (PH) pitching and batting 7th
t9 3-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Brantley -4% 93% Walk
t9 3-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO HOU M. Alou J. Brantley 7% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t9 3-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Everett J. Brantley 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 6.

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  • 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.

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