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@CHW
5
7
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@CHW
3
4
SEA
@DET
9
3
BAL
@MIN
6
3
KCR
@NYY
1
14
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@TBD
6
2
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@TEX
11
1
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@TOR
5
6
 
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@CIN
0
4
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@COL
4
3
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@HOU
6
7
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@LAD
1
2
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@MON
3
5
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@SFG
14
6
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@STL
8
9
 
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Saturday, August 8, 1998, 12:20
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 48,064, Time of Game: 4:25
Cubs
8
64-53
 Lost 3 
2nd, 6½ GB
at Cardinals
9
55-60
 Won 4 
4th, 14½ GB
W: Bobby Witt (7-7)
L: Dave Stevens (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  0   2  0  0   0  0  2   0  2  1   0    8 13  2
Cardinals       0  0  0   1  1  0   3  0  0   0  2  1   1    9 16  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jeff Blauser SS 7 0 1 0 0 1 7 .229 .353 .295 .648 25 16 -0.107 1.43 0.060 -0.167 -0.9 1 2
Mickey Morandini 2B 5 1 3 0 2 0 7 .329 .418 .433 .852 30 12 0.189 1.58 0.214 -0.025 1.2 5 1
Mark Grace 1B 5 1 1 0 2 0 7 .321 .412 .489 .901 21 7 -0.071 2.46 0.315 -0.387 -0.2 10 0 GDP
Sammy Sosa CF-RF 5 2 2 3 1 0 6 .308 .374 .639 1.012 22 12 0.413 2.28 0.550 -0.137 1.5 3 0 HR
Glenallen Hill RF 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .288 .329 .513 .842 13 8 -0.087 1.40 0.037 -0.124 -0.8 3 0 GDP
   Lance Johnson CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .180 .242 .213 .456 12 6 0.117 1.83 0.142 -0.024 0.2 1 0
Jose Hernandez 3B 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .266 .328 .503 .831 13 7 0.263 1.12 0.288 -0.025 2.6 0 3 HR
   Terry Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jose Nieves PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 1 -0.024 3.43 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 SH
   Matt Karchner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Mulholland P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tyler Houston PH 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .264 .292 .417 .710 3 2 0.417 3.05 0.417 0.000 1.7 HR
   Brant Brown LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303 .360 .526 .886 4 0 0.012 1.40 0.012 0.000 0.3 0 0 IW
Henry Rodriguez LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .240 .329 .515 .844 12 6 -0.186 1.23 0.000 -0.186 -1.5 0 0
   Rod Beck P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 2 -0.051 2.02 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 0 0
   Dave Stevens P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Scott Servais C 5 0 1 1 0 1 6 .202 .277 .307 .583 18 11 -0.201 1.54 0.004 -0.206 -1.0 13 1 SF
Mark Clark P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .023 .087 .023 .110 9 8 -0.035 0.69 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 1
   Felix Heredia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Manny Alexander 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .232 .276 .351 .626 14 9 -0.046 1.48 0.060 -0.106 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 47 8 13 8 8 5 57 .277 .375 .468 .843 201 107 0.603 1.71 2.099 -1.497 1.4 36 10
HR: J Hernandez (17, off D Osborne, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); S Sosa (44, off R Croushore, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF); T Houston (6, off C King, 11th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SF: S Servais (1, off D Osborne).
SH: J Nieves (1, off L Painter).
IBB: B Brown (2, by C King).
TB: J Hernandez 5; S Sosa 5; T Houston 4; M Morandini 3; J Blauser; L Johnson; S Servais; M Grace; M Alexander.
GIDP: M Grace (14); G Hill (14).
RBI: S Sosa 3 (114); J Hernandez 2 (56); T Houston 2 (24); S Servais (25).
2-out RBI: J Hernandez 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: J Blauser 2 (11).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly 2B 6 2 2 1 1 1 7 .273 .352 .364 .716 32 17 0.222 1.83 0.348 -0.126 0.6 2 5 SB
Brian Jordan RF 7 2 2 1 0 1 7 .326 .374 .553 .927 24 18 0.186 1.81 0.370 -0.184 0.7 5 1 2B
Mark McGwire 1B 3 1 1 1 4 1 7 .288 .467 .712 1.179 31 9 0.152 1.52 0.224 -0.073 2.0 18 0 HR,2·IW
Ray Lankford CF 7 1 2 3 0 5 7 .284 .391 .516 .907 33 19 0.333 1.89 0.553 -0.220 1.2 5 0 HR
Ron Gant LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .221 .305 .486 .791 9 7 0.013 1.26 0.101 -0.088 0.4 1 0
   Jeff Brantley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rich Croushore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie McGee LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266 .296 .346 .642 3 3 -0.101 1.86 0.000 -0.101 -0.3 0 0
Fernando Tatis 3B 6 0 3 0 0 2 6 .270 .305 .362 .667 23 16 0.105 1.50 0.219 -0.114 0.7 1 3 2B
Eli Marrero C 6 2 3 1 0 1 6 .260 .314 .409 .723 25 20 0.391 1.92 0.612 -0.221 0.5 5 0 HR,2B
Donovan Osborne P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 1 -0.051 1.49 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 0 1
   Tom Lampkin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .330 .368 .698 1 1 -0.049 2.11 0.000 -0.049 -0.4
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Mabry PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .260 .314 .384 .698 3 2 0.125 1.07 0.132 -0.006 0.4 0 0 2B
   Lance Painter 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
   Mark Petkovsek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .348 .364 .711 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Pagnozzi PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .282 .290 .573 2 2 -0.071 3.17 0.000 -0.071 -0.3
   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
   Darren Oliver PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .222 .333 1 1 -0.045 1.82 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
   Bobby Witt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .633 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Luis Ordaz SS 5 0 1 1 0 2 6 .161 .200 .161 .361 16 11 -0.106 2.00 0.132 -0.237 -0.2 2 4 SH
Team Totals 52 9 16 9 5 14 58 .308 .368 .558 .926 204 127 1.104 1.75 2.691 -1.586 4.7 39 16
2B: E Marrero (8, off M Clark); J Mabry (15, off M Clark); B Jordan (27, off M Clark); F Tatis (20, off T Mulholland).
HR: M McGwire (46, off M Clark, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); R Lankford (21, off R Beck, 11th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); E Marrero (3, off R Beck, 12th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: L Ordaz (2, off M Clark).
IBB: M McGwire 2 (26, 1 by D Stevens, 1 by M Clark).
TB: E Marrero 7; R Lankford 5; F Tatis 4; M McGwire 4; B Jordan 3; J Mabry 2; P Kelly 2; L Ordaz; R Gant.
RBI: R Lankford 3 (72); M McGwire (103); P Kelly (9); E Marrero (11); L Ordaz (4); B Jordan (67); R Gant (46).
2-out RBI: R Lankford 2; R Gant.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 8 for 19.
Fielding
DP: 3. L Ordaz-M McGwire; B Jordan-D Osborne-M McGwire; L Ordaz-P Kelly-M McGwire.
Outfield Assists: B Jordan (J Hernandez at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: P Kelly (3, 2nd base off D Stevens/S Servais).

Chicago Cubs

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
Mark Clark 6.1 9 5 5 2 7 1 4.73 30 109 68 43 11 14 6 15 3 0 40 -0.289 1.51 -1.3
Felix Heredia 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.52 1 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.036 1.56 0.5
Terry Adams 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.52 6 16 11 4 4 3 3 1 1 0 2 1 -0.066 0.68 -0.0
Matt Karchner 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.49 2 8 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 2.04 -0.0
Terry Mulholland 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.53 6 19 15 10 3 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 0.276 2.98 1.0
Rod Beck, BS (5) 2 2 3 1 0 3 2 3.54 9 28 19 9 5 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 -0.703 2.01 -2.0
Dave Stevens, L (1-1) 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 4.15 4 19 8 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.361 2.54 -2.8
Team Totals 12 16 9 7 5 14 3 5.25 58 204 127 71 26 30 16 23 5 0 40 5 1 -1.104 1.75 -4.7

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 5 3 3 3 2 4 1 3.03 19 74 45 27 7 11 2 11 2 0 51 -0.083 0.88 -0.4
John Frascatore 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.19 7 28 11 6 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.113 1.24 1.0
Jeff Brantley, H (1) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.95 3 13 8 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.076 0.99 0.5
Rich Croushore, BS (3) 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 4.85 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.425 2.20 -2.0
Lance Painter 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.86 4 12 5 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.139 3.17 0.5
Mark Petkovsek 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.23 4 13 7 6 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.140 2.96 0.5
Curtis King 2 6 3 3 1 0 1 3.95 13 39 23 17 0 6 5 7 3 0 0 0 -0.703 1.92 -2.0
Bobby Witt, W (7-7) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.43 5 16 7 7 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.140 3.07 0.5
Team Totals 13 13 8 8 8 5 3 5.54 57 201 107 71 9 27 19 25 7 0 51 0 0 -0.603 1.71 -1.4
R Croushore faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: M Clark (2).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Stevens (5; M McGwire); M Clark (3; M McGwire); C King (4; B Brown).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 4:25.
Attendance: 48,064.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Jeff Blauser SS 1 Pat Kelly 2B
2 Mickey Morandini 2B 2 Brian Jordan RF
3 Mark Grace 1B 3 Mark McGwire 1B
4 Sammy Sosa CF 4 Ray Lankford CF
5 Glenallen Hill RF 5 Ron Gant LF
6 Jose Hernandez 3B 6 Fernando Tatis 3B
7 Henry Rodriguez LF 7 Eli Marrero C
8 Scott Servais C 8 Donovan Osborne P
9 Mark Clark P 9 Luis Ordaz SS

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b11 5-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Lankford R. Beck 49% 54% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Jordan Scores/unER; Lankford Scores/unER
b12 7-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL E. Marrero R. Beck 47% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t11 5-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR CHC T. Houston C. King -42% 8% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Johnson Scores
t9 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR CHC S. Sosa R. Croushore -35% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Grace Scores
t10 5-5 1 12- 4,(3-0)  OO CHC M. Grace M. Petkovsek 22% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Blauser D. Osborne 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC M. Morandini D. Osborne -2% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Grace D. Osborne 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Sosa D. Osborne 2% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL P. Kelly M. Clark -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL B. Jordan M. Clark -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL M. McGwire M. Clark -1% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC G. Hill D. Osborne -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC J. Hernandez D. Osborne -9% 37% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hill to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 4,(2-1)  O CHC H. Rodriguez D. Osborne 6% 43% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  ROO CHC S. Servais D. Osborne 1% 44% Double Play: Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Short RF); Hill Scores; Hernandez out at 2B/RF-P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford M. Clark -3% 42% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Gant M. Clark -2% 40% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
b2 0-1 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O STL F. Tatis M. Clark -1% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Clark D. Osborne 2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Blauser D. Osborne 2% 43% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Morandini D. Osborne 1% 44% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL E. Marrero M. Clark 7% 51% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
b3 0-1 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Osborne M. Clark -5% 46% Bunt Groundout: P-2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL L. Ordaz M. Clark -4% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-1 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  STL P. Kelly M. Clark 2% 44% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Marrero to 3B
b3 0-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O STL B. Jordan M. Clark -6% 38% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace D. Osborne 2% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC S. Sosa D. Osborne -3% 37% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O CHC G. Hill D. Osborne 3% 40% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR CHC J. Hernandez D. Osborne -20% 21% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sosa Scores
t4 3-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC H. Rodriguez D. Osborne 1% 21% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R STL M. McGwire M. Clark 10% 31% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b4 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Lankford M. Clark -3% 28% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Gant M. Clark -2% 26% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
b4 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL F. Tatis M. Clark -1% 25% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Donovan Osborne facing 8-9-1
t5 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Servais D. Osborne 2% 27% Strikeout Swinging
t5 3-1 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O CHC M. Clark D. Osborne 1% 28% Flyball: CF
t5 3-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Blauser D. Osborne 1% 29% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  STL E. Marrero M. Clark 5% 34% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
Tom Lampkin pinch hits for Donovan Osborne (P) batting 8th
b5 1-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL T. Lampkin M. Clark -5% 29% Popfly: CF
b5 1-3 1 1-- STL L. Ordaz M. Clark 2% 31% Balk; Marrero to 2B
b5 1-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL L. Ordaz M. Clark 13% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Marrero Scores; Ordaz to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 2-3 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O STL P. Kelly M. Clark -5% 39% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-3 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O STL B. Jordan M. Clark -5% 34% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 2-3-4
John Frascatore replaces Tom Lampkin (PH) pitching and batting 8th
t6 3-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Morandini J. Frascatore -4% 30% Walk
t6 3-2 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Grace J. Frascatore -6% 25% Walk; Morandini to 2B
t6 3-2 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC S. Sosa J. Frascatore 5% 30% Popfly: 2B
t6 3-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  OO CHC G. Hill J. Frascatore 9% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 3-4-5
b6 2-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire M. Clark 6% 46% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Lankford M. Clark -6% 40% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Gant M. Clark -5% 35% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL F. Tatis M. Clark 3% 38% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); McGwire to 2B
b6 2-3 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O STL E. Marrero M. Clark -8% 31% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 6-7-8
t7 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez J. Frascatore 3% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t7 3-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC H. Rodriguez J. Frascatore 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC S. Servais J. Frascatore 1% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Mark Clark facing 8-9-1
Lance Johnson replaces Glenallen Hill (RF) playing CF batting 5th
Sammy Sosa moves from CF to RF
John Mabry pinch hits for John Frascatore (P) batting 8th
b7 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Mabry M. Clark 13% 50% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b7 2-3 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL L. Ordaz M. Clark -3% 47% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Mabry to 3B
b7 2-3 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R STL P. Kelly M. Clark 15% 62% Single to 3B (Fly Ball to Deep 3B); Mabry Scores; Kelly to 2B/Adv on E6
b7 3-3 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R STL B. Jordan M. Clark 18% 81% Double to LF (Line Drive); Kelly Scores
b7 4-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire M. Clark 1% 82% Intentional Walk
Felix Heredia replaces Mark Clark pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford F. Heredia -4% 78% Strikeout Swinging
Terry Adams replaces Jose Hernandez (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Manny Alexander replaces Felix Heredia (P) playing 3B batting 9th
b7 4-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R STL R. Gant T. Adams 10% 88% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Jordan Scores; McGwire to 2B
b7 5-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  STL F. Tatis T. Adams 1% 90% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); McGwire to 3B; Gant to 2B
b7 5-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O STL E. Marrero T. Adams -3% 86% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Jeff Brantley facing 9-1-2
Jeff Brantley replaces Ron Gant (LF) pitching and batting 5th
John Mabry moves from PH to LF
t8 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Alexander J. Brantley 4% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Blauser J. Brantley 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t8 3-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Morandini J. Brantley 1% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 8-9-1
b8 5-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL J. Mabry T. Adams -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b8 5-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL L. Ordaz T. Adams -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b8 5-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL P. Kelly T. Adams -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Rich Croushore facing 3-4-5
Rich Croushore replaces Jeff Brantley pitching and batting 5th
t9 3-5 0 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Grace R. Croushore -8% 85% Walk
t9 3-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR CHC S. Sosa R. Croushore -35% 50% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Grace Scores
Lance Painter replaces John Mabry (LF) pitching and batting 8th
Willie McGee replaces Rich Croushore (P) playing LF batting 5th
t9 5-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC L. Johnson L. Painter -8% 42% Walk
Jose Nieves pinch hits for Terry Adams (P) batting 6th
t9 5-5 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC J. Nieves L. Painter 2% 44% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Johnson to 2B
t9 5-5 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC H. Rodriguez L. Painter 9% 54% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
t9 5-5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Servais L. Painter 10% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Matt Karchner facing 2-3-4
Matt Karchner replaces Jose Nieves (PH) pitching and batting 6th
b9 5-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL B. Jordan M. Karchner -6% 58% Flyball: CF
b9 5-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  STL M. McGwire M. Karchner 6% 64% Walk
Terry Mulholland replaces Matt Karchner pitching and batting 6th
b9 5-5 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Lankford T. Mulholland -7% 56% Strikeout Swinging
b9 5-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL W. McGee T. Mulholland -6% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Cardinals' Mark Petkovsek facing 9-1-2
Mark Petkovsek replaces Lance Painter pitching and batting 8th
t10 5-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Alexander M. Petkovsek 6% 56% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t10 5-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Blauser M. Petkovsek -6% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t10 5-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Morandini M. Petkovsek -8% 42% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Blauser to 2B
t10 5-5 1 12- 4,(3-0)  OO CHC M. Grace M. Petkovsek 22% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 6-7-8
b10 5-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL F. Tatis T. Mulholland 17% 81% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
b10 5-5 0 -2- 5,(0-2)  O STL E. Marrero T. Mulholland -11% 70% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
Tom Pagnozzi pinch hits for Mark Petkovsek (P) batting 8th
b10 5-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Pagnozzi T. Mulholland -7% 63% Groundout: SS-1B; Tatis to 3B
b10 5-5 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O STL L. Ordaz T. Mulholland -13% 50% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 5-5, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 4-5-6
Curtis King replaces Tom Pagnozzi (PH) pitching and batting 8th
t11 5-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Sosa C. King 6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t11 5-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC L. Johnson C. King -6% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Tyler Houston pinch hits for Terry Mulholland (P) batting 6th
t11 5-5 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR CHC T. Houston C. King -42% 8% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Johnson Scores
t11 7-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC H. Rodriguez C. King 1% 9% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t11 7-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC S. Servais C. King -0% 8% Single to P (Ground Ball)
t11 7-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. Alexander C. King 1% 9% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 11th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Cubs' Rod Beck facing 1-2-3
Rod Beck replaces Henry Rodriguez (LF) pitching and batting 7th
Brant Brown replaces Tyler Houston (PH) playing LF batting 6th
b11 5-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL P. Kelly R. Beck -5% 5% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b11 5-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL B. Jordan R. Beck 6% 11% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b11 5-7 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Beck -6% 5% Strikeout Swinging
b11 5-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Lankford R. Beck 49% 54% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Jordan Scores/unER; Lankford Scores/unER
b11 7-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL W. McGee R. Beck -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 12th, Cubs Batting, Tied 7-7, Cardinals' Curtis King facing 1-2-3
t12 7-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Blauser C. King 6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t12 7-7 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Morandini C. King -6% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t12 7-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Grace C. King -18% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Morandini to 3B
t12 7-7 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R CHC S. Sosa C. King -18% 14% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Morandini Scores; Grace to 2B
t12 8-7 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC L. Johnson C. King 2% 16% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Grace to 3B
t12 8-7 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  CHC B. Brown C. King -1% 15% Intentional Walk; Sosa to 2B
t12 8-7 2 123 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Beck C. King 5% 20% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 8, Cardinals 7.
Bottom of the 12th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 7-8, Cubs' Rod Beck facing 6-7-8
b12 7-8 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL F. Tatis R. Beck -9% 11% Strikeout Swinging
b12 7-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL E. Marrero R. Beck 47% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Darren Oliver pinch hits for Curtis King (P) batting 8th
b12 8-8 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Oliver R. Beck -5% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b12 8-8 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Ordaz R. Beck -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 8, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 13th, Cubs Batting, Tied 8-8, Cardinals' Bobby Witt facing 8-9-1
Bobby Witt replaces Darren Oliver (PH) pitching and batting 8th
t13 8-8 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC S. Servais B. Witt 6% 56% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t13 8-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC M. Alexander B. Witt -6% 50% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
t13 8-8 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Blauser B. Witt 4% 54% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right); Alexander to 2B
t13 8-8 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Morandini B. Witt -1% 52% Walk
t13 8-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace B. Witt 12% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 8, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 13th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 8-8, Cubs' Dave Stevens facing 1-2-3
Dave Stevens replaces Rod Beck pitching and batting 7th
b13 8-8 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL P. Kelly D. Stevens 7% 71% Walk
b13 8-8 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  STL B. Jordan D. Stevens 10% 81% Kelly Steals 2B
b13 8-8 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  STL B. Jordan D. Stevens 13% 94% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Kelly to 3B
b13 8-8 0 1-3 4,(3-0)  STL M. McGwire D. Stevens -0% 94% Intentional Walk; Jordan to 2B
b13 8-8 0 123 4,(1-2)  R STL R. Lankford D. Stevens 6% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Kelly Scores; Jordan to 3B; McGwire to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 8, Cardinals 9.

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