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3
2
Sunday, May 29, 2005, 1:18PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 47,012, Time of Game: 2:41
Nationals
3
25-25
 Won 1 
4th, 3½ GB
at Cardinals
2
32-17
 Lost 1 
1st
S: Chad Cordero (11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Nationals       0  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  0    3  9  0
Cardinals       1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  0

Washington Nationals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brad Wilkerson CF 4 1 3 2 0 1 4 .286 .357 .466 .822 19 14 0.276 1.20 0.299 -0.023 2.3 1 0 3·2B
Jamey Carroll 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .263 .327 .303 .630 22 16 0.036 1.20 0.132 -0.096 -0.0 0 4
Jose Guillen RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .291 .325 .533 .858 15 11 -0.095 0.90 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 2 0
Nick Johnson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .307 .422 .494 .916 17 11 -0.074 0.92 0.030 -0.104 -0.8 9 2 CS
Vinny Castilla 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .289 .362 .458 .820 13 8 -0.013 0.90 0.045 -0.058 -0.0 4 1
Marlon Byrd LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .396 .356 .752 16 11 -0.048 0.98 0.048 -0.096 -0.6 3 0
Brian Schneider C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .281 .351 .632 12 7 0.021 1.00 0.076 -0.055 0.0 3 1
Cristian Guzman SS 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .186 .226 .234 .460 13 13 -0.117 1.47 0.000 -0.117 -1.0 3 1
Livan Hernandez P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .214 .241 .357 .599 9 7 -0.069 1.28 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 2 2 SH
   C.J. Nitkowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Majewski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chad Cordero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 0 10 34 .273 .273 .364 .636 136 98 -0.083 1.07 0.630 -0.713 -1.6 27 11
2B: B Wilkerson 3 (21, 3 off C Carpenter).
SH: L Hernandez (6, off C Carpenter).
TB: B Wilkerson 6; V Castilla 2; M Byrd; N Johnson; B Schneider; J Carroll.
RBI: B Wilkerson 2 (20); J Carroll (5).
2-out RBI: B Wilkerson 2; J Carroll.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Carroll-C Guzman-N Johnson; B Schneider-J Carroll-N Johnson.
Baserunning
CS: N Johnson (4, 2nd base by C Carpenter/Y Molina).
Pickoffs: M Byrd (1st base by C Carpenter).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Eckstein SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .299 .371 .396 .767 21 12 -0.034 1.46 0.089 -0.122 -0.0 1 2 3B
Abraham Nunez 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .259 .330 .412 .742 13 7 -0.042 1.05 0.039 -0.081 -0.1 1 1
Albert Pujols 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .323 .395 .569 .965 13 8 -0.034 0.93 0.034 -0.068 -0.4 8 0 SB
Jim Edmonds CF 2 1 2 1 2 0 4 .295 .418 .584 1.002 20 9 0.247 1.41 0.247 0.000 1.9 2 0 HR
John Mabry RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .288 .366 .479 .845 12 8 0.013 1.49 0.045 -0.032 -0.1 1 0
   Reggie Sanders PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .325 .526 .850 2 1 -0.091 3.92 0.000 -0.091 -0.4 0 0
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .324 .370 .476 .846 19 14 -0.325 2.50 0.000 -0.325 -2.2 3 0 GDP
So Taguchi LF-RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .228 .282 .392 .675 14 8 0.020 0.93 0.060 -0.040 0.6 1 0 2B
   Larry Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .360 .447 .807 1 1 -0.090 3.50 0.000 -0.090 -0.2
Yadier Molina C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .279 .331 .610 11 8 -0.073 1.48 0.047 -0.119 -0.1 10 2
Chris Carpenter P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .042 .080 .042 .122 8 5 -0.127 1.22 0.000 -0.127 -1.5 0 4 CS
   Alberto Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roger Cedeno PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .128 .176 .149 .325 4 3 -0.048 1.84 0.000 -0.048 -0.1
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 3 3 36 .242 .306 .424 .730 138 84 -0.584 1.51 0.561 -1.143 -2.6 27 9
2B: S Taguchi (5, off L Hernandez).
3B: D Eckstein (2, off L Hernandez).
HR: J Edmonds (10, off L Hernandez, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: J Edmonds 5; D Eckstein 3; S Taguchi 2; J Mabry; Y Molina; A Nunez; A Pujols.
GIDP: M Grudzielanek (6).
RBI: J Edmonds (32); A Nunez (11).
2-out RBI: J Edmonds.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: A Pujols (3, 2nd base off L Hernandez/B Schneider).
CS: C Carpenter (1, 2nd base by L Hernandez/B Schneider).

Washington Nationals

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
Livan Hernandez, W (8-2) 7 7 2 2 3 3 1 3.61 30 121 71 43 3 25 8 16 7 0 55 0.236 1.23 1.6
C.J. Nitkowski 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 27.00 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -0.097 2.49 -0.4
Gary Majewski, H (6) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 2 7 5 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.241 3.63 0.9
Chad Cordero, S (11) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.78 3 7 6 4 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.204 2.67 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 3 1 2.00 36 138 84 52 3 29 10 20 8 0 55 1 0 0.584 1.51 2.6
C Nitkowski faced 1 batter 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
Chris Carpenter, L (7-3) 7 8 3 3 0 8 0 3.79 27 112 81 39 16 26 11 8 3 0 57 -0.009 1.16 0.6
Alberto Reyes 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.37 6 25 17 6 2 9 0 4 1 0 0 0 0.074 0.70 0.8
Ray King 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.55 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.019 0.66 0.2
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 0 10 0 3.00 34 140 100 47 18 35 12 12 4 0 57 1 0 0.084 1.07 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Carpenter (2; M Byrd, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Welke, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Gary Cederstrom.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 47,012.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield.

Starting Lineups

Washington Nationals         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Brad Wilkerson CF 1 David Eckstein SS
2 Jamey Carroll 2B 2 Abraham Nunez 3B
3 Jose Guillen RF 3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Nick Johnson 1B 4 Jim Edmonds CF
5 Vinny Castilla 3B 5 John Mabry RF
6 Marlon Byrd LF 6 Mark Grudzielanek 2B
7 Brian Schneider C 7 So Taguchi LF
8 Cristian Guzman SS 8 Yadier Molina C
9 Livan Hernandez P 9 Chris Carpenter P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 2 -23 3,(0-2)  RR WSN B. Wilkerson C. Carpenter 22% 48% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball); Byrd Scores; Schneider Scores
b8 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO STL M. Grudzielanek G. Majewski 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 2-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R WSN J. Carroll C. Carpenter 13% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Wilkerson Scores
b5 2-3 2 123 6,(1-2)  O STL M. Grudzielanek L. Hernandez 11% 66% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R STL J. Edmonds L. Hernandez -10% 26% Home Run (Fly Ball)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Nationals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  WSN B. Wilkerson C. Carpenter 6% 56% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  O WSN J. Carroll C. Carpenter -4% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O WSN J. Guillen C. Carpenter -3% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wilkerson to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O WSN N. Johnson C. Carpenter -4% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein L. Hernandez -9% 36% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 --3 4,(2-1)  R STL A. Nunez L. Hernandez -4% 32% Single to LF (Line Drive); Eckstein Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols L. Hernandez 3% 35% Strikeout Looking
b1 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds L. Hernandez -3% 32% Walk; Nunez to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Mabry L. Hernandez 2% 35% Groundout: 1B-P; Nunez to 3B; Edmonds to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -23 6,(3-2)  O STL M. Grudzielanek L. Hernandez 5% 40% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O WSN V. Castilla C. Carpenter -2% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN M. Byrd C. Carpenter -2% 35% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O WSN B. Schneider C. Carpenter -1% 34% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  STL S. Taguchi L. Hernandez -3% 31% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL Y. Molina L. Hernandez -5% 27% Single to RF (Line Drive); Taguchi to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Carpenter L. Hernandez 5% 31% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Molina to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  OO STL D. Eckstein L. Hernandez 8% 39% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Carpenter Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O WSN C. Guzman C. Carpenter -3% 36% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN L. Hernandez C. Carpenter -2% 34% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  WSN B. Wilkerson C. Carpenter 3% 37% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball)
t3 0-1 2 -2- 9,(3-2)  O WSN J. Carroll C. Carpenter -4% 33% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Nunez L. Hernandez 2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols L. Hernandez 1% 37% Popfly: 3B
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R STL J. Edmonds L. Hernandez -10% 26% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b3 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Mabry L. Hernandez 1% 27% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 4th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN J. Guillen C. Carpenter -3% 24% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  WSN N. Johnson C. Carpenter 3% 27% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O WSN V. Castilla C. Carpenter -3% 24% Flyball: CF
t4 0-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O WSN M. Byrd C. Carpenter -3% 21% Johnson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Grudzielanek L. Hernandez 2% 23% Lineout: 3B
b4 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL S. Taguchi L. Hernandez -3% 20% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
b4 2-0 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina L. Hernandez 2% 22% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b4 2-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL C. Carpenter L. Hernandez 2% 25% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 5th, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  WSN M. Byrd C. Carpenter 5% 30% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 0-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  WSN B. Schneider C. Carpenter 8% 37% Single to LF (Line Drive); Byrd to 2B
t5 0-2 0 12- 6,(0-2)  O WSN C. Guzman C. Carpenter -7% 30% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-2 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O WSN L. Hernandez C. Carpenter -4% 26% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Byrd to 3B; Schneider to 2B
t5 0-2 2 -23 3,(0-2)  RR WSN B. Wilkerson C. Carpenter 22% 48% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball); Byrd Scores; Schneider Scores
t5 2-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R WSN J. Carroll C. Carpenter 13% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Wilkerson Scores
t5 3-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O WSN J. Guillen C. Carpenter -3% 58% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 1-2-3
b5 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. Eckstein L. Hernandez 3% 62% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 2-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL A. Nunez L. Hernandez 2% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 2-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  STL A. Pujols L. Hernandez -2% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 2-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL J. Edmonds L. Hernandez -1% 61% Pujols Steals 2B
b5 2-3 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds L. Hernandez -2% 59% Walk
b5 2-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  STL J. Mabry L. Hernandez -4% 55% Single to 2B (Line Drive); Pujols to 3B; Edmonds to 2B
b5 2-3 2 123 6,(1-2)  O STL M. Grudzielanek L. Hernandez 11% 66% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O WSN N. Johnson C. Carpenter -3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  WSN V. Castilla C. Carpenter 3% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 3-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O WSN M. Byrd C. Carpenter -3% 63% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 3-2 2 1-- 3,(1-2)  O WSN B. Schneider C. Carpenter -3% 60% Byrd Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 7-8-9
b6 2-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL S. Taguchi L. Hernandez 4% 64% Flyball: LF
b6 2-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina L. Hernandez 3% 67% Flyball: LF
b6 2-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL C. Carpenter L. Hernandez 2% 69% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 7-8-9
t7 3-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN B. Schneider C. Carpenter -3% 67% Lineout: 3B
t7 3-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN C. Guzman C. Carpenter -2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN L. Hernandez C. Carpenter -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Nationals' Livan Hernandez facing 1-2-3
b7 2-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL D. Eckstein L. Hernandez 5% 69% Flyball: CF
b7 2-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Nunez L. Hernandez 4% 72% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b7 2-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL A. Pujols L. Hernandez 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Alberto Reyes facing 1-2-3
Alberto Reyes replaces Chris Carpenter pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN B. Wilkerson A. Reyes -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O WSN J. Carroll A. Reyes -2% 70% Flyball: CF
t8 3-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O WSN J. Guillen A. Reyes -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Nationals' C.J. Nitkowski facing 4-5-6
C.J. Nitkowski replaces Livan Hernandez pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Edmonds C. Nitkowski -10% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive)
Gary Majewski replaces C.J. Nitkowski pitching and batting 9th
Reggie Sanders pinch hits for John Mabry (RF) batting 5th
b8 2-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Sanders G. Majewski 9% 69% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO STL M. Grudzielanek G. Majewski 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Alberto Reyes facing 4-5-6
Reggie Sanders moves from PH to LF
So Taguchi moves from LF to RF
t9 3-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O WSN N. Johnson A. Reyes -2% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t9 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  WSN V. Castilla A. Reyes 2% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t9 3-2 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O WSN M. Byrd A. Reyes -2% 81% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
Ray King replaces Alberto Reyes pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O WSN B. Schneider R. King -2% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Nationals' Chad Cordero facing 7-8-9
Chad Cordero replaces Gary Majewski pitching and batting 9th
Larry Walker pinch hits for So Taguchi (RF) batting 7th
b9 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL L. Walker C. Cordero 9% 89% Flyball: RF
b9 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL Y. Molina C. Cordero 7% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Roger Cedeno pinch hits for Ray King (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Cedeno C. Cordero 5% 100% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.

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  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • 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.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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