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TOR
@LAA
13
1
MIN
@BAL
1
4
 
(6)
CLE
@BOS
9
2
SEA
@KCR
1
9
TBR
@NYY
4
3
 
(10)
TEX
@OAK
3
2
MIL
@CIN
15
3
SFG
@COL
1
11
ATL
@FLA
8
6
CHC
@HOU
6
3
WSN
@LAD
3
10
PHI
@NYM
0
1
ARI
@SDP
3
1
PIT
@STL
2
4
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 7:16PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 36,188, Time of Game: 2:35
Pirates
2
12-15
 Lost 4 
5th, 5½ GB
at Cardinals
4
18-10
 Won 1 
1st
L: Zach Duke (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  6  0
Cardinals       1  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  X    4  7  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nyjer Morgan LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .298 .359 .351 .710 18 9 0.125 1.66 0.170 -0.045 1.0 0 0 SB
Freddy Sanchez 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .321 .353 .554 .907 21 12 -0.245 1.55 0.040 -0.286 -1.8 0 4 2B,GDP
Nate McLouth CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .288 .387 .450 .837 18 10 0.006 1.13 0.091 -0.085 0.3 5 0 2B
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .240 .327 .470 .797 11 10 -0.105 1.01 0.000 -0.105 -0.9 10 1
Delwyn Young RF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .455 .538 .727 1.266 16 6 0.089 1.02 0.102 -0.013 0.8 1 0
Andy LaRoche 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .330 .378 .708 12 6 0.032 1.76 0.129 -0.097 0.5 3 0
Ramon Vazquez SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .163 .333 .163 .497 19 11 -0.197 1.65 0.000 -0.197 -1.8 0 2 GDP
Jason Jaramillo C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .295 .392 .455 .847 19 10 -0.033 1.26 0.050 -0.083 -0.3 4 1
Zach Duke P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .154 .250 .308 .558 11 4 0.010 2.00 0.082 -0.072 0.1 0 2
   Sean Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jesse Chavez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brandon Moss PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .266 .288 .553 2 2 -0.037 1.48 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 7 6 38 .194 .342 .258 .600 147 80 -0.355 1.45 0.664 -1.020 -2.4 24 10
2B: F Sanchez (13, off M Boggs); N McLouth (1, off M Boggs).
TB: N McLouth 2; N Morgan 2; F Sanchez 2; D Young; A LaRoche.
GIDP: F Sanchez (2); R Vazquez (1).
RBI: N McLouth (17); N Morgan (12).
2-out RBI: N Morgan.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. A LaRoche.
Baserunning
SB: N Morgan (7, 2nd base off M Boggs/Y Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian Barden 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .306 .352 .510 .862 16 9 -0.055 0.56 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 0 1
Joe Thurston 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280 .349 .453 .803 14 11 -0.039 0.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 3 4
Albert Pujols 1B 4 2 4 1 0 0 4 .364 .467 .747 1.215 8 5 0.136 0.59 0.171 -0.035 1.1 10 0 HR,CS
Ryan Ludwick RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .293 .340 .565 .905 21 11 0.076 0.78 0.092 -0.015 0.9 4 0
Yadier Molina C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .315 .386 .483 .869 10 5 -0.040 1.26 0.008 -0.048 -0.3 7 1
Chris Duncan LF 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .284 .385 .523 .907 14 7 0.122 1.33 0.186 -0.064 0.7 0 0 3B
   Skip Schumaker LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .330 .322 .652 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Khalil Greene SS 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .217 .317 .348 .665 10 8 0.035 0.61 0.045 -0.010 0.2 0 3 2B,SF
Mitchell Boggs P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.040 0.71 0.000 -0.040 -0.4 0 0
   Trever Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kyle McClellan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dennys Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Adam Wainwright PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .214 .286 .500 5 3 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Jason Motte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ryan Franklin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Colby Rasmus CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .257 .354 .357 .711 13 9 -0.044 0.59 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 3 1
Team Totals 28 4 7 4 2 4 31 .250 .290 .464 .755 114 71 0.144 0.71 0.502 -0.357 0.1 27 11
2B: K Greene (3, off Z Duke).
3B: C Duncan (2, off Z Duke).
HR: A Pujols (11, off Z Duke, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
SF: K Greene (2, off Z Duke).
TB: A Pujols 7; C Duncan 3; K Greene 2; R Ludwick.
RBI: C Duncan 2 (18); K Greene (10); A Pujols (31).
2-out RBI: A Pujols.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Barden-J Thurston-A Pujols; K Greene-J Thurston-A Pujols.
E: K Greene (6).
Outfield Assists: C Rasmus (J Jaramillo at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: A Pujols (1, 3rd base by Z Duke/J Jaramillo).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Zach Duke, L (3-3) 5.1 6 4 4 2 2 1 2.79 23 77 47 31 6 10 8 11 6 0 40 -0.228 0.84 -2.0
Sean Burnett 2.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08 6 28 17 8 4 5 2 3 1 0 2 0 0.081 0.39 1.8
Jesse Chavez 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.45 2 9 7 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.15 0.1
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 2 4 1 4.50 31 114 71 45 11 15 11 14 7 0 40 2 0 -0.144 0.71 -0.1

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
Mitchell Boggs 4.1 5 2 2 5 4 0 3.50 21 85 42 21 8 13 7 5 2 0 44 -0.003 1.46 -0.2
Trever Miller 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.70 2 8 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.021 1.54 0.2
Kyle McClellan, W (2-1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.70 6 26 15 9 1 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 0.125 2.15 1.0
Dennys Reyes, H (4) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.00 3 9 6 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.069 0.92 0.5
Jason Motte, H (6) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.55 3 7 5 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.073 0.96 0.5
Ryan Franklin, S (8) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 12 9 6 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.072 0.95 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 7 6 0 2.00 38 147 80 43 12 25 14 11 2 0 44 3 0 0.357 1.45 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Chad Fairchild, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Brian O'Nora.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 36,188.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 65° F, Wind 5mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Nyjer Morgan LF 1 Brian Barden 3B
2 Freddy Sanchez 2B 2 Joe Thurston 2B
3 Nate McLouth CF 3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Adam LaRoche 1B 4 Ryan Ludwick RF
5 Delwyn Young RF 5 Yadier Molina C
6 Andy LaRoche 3B 6 Chris Duncan LF
7 Ramon Vazquez SS 7 Khalil Greene SS
8 Jason Jaramillo C 8 Mitchell Boggs P
9 Zach Duke P 9 Colby Rasmus CF

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-4 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO PIT F. Sanchez K. McClellan 21% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b4 1-1 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  RR STL C. Duncan Z. Duke 19% 83% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Pujols Scores; Ludwick Scores
t2 0-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  OO PIT R. Vazquez M. Boggs 12% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B); Young to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R STL A. Pujols Z. Duke 11% 62% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t5 1-4 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R PIT N. McLouth M. Boggs -9% 74% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Morgan Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. Morgan M. Boggs 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT F. Sanchez M. Boggs -4% 48% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth M. Boggs 3% 52% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche M. Boggs 3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL B. Barden Z. Duke -2% 53% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Thurston Z. Duke -2% 51% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R STL A. Pujols Z. Duke 11% 62% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL R. Ludwick Z. Duke -1% 61% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT D. Young M. Boggs -4% 57% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t2 0-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. LaRoche M. Boggs -6% 50% Walk; Young to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- 5,(2-2)  OO PIT R. Vazquez M. Boggs 12% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B); Young to 3B
t2 0-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Jaramillo M. Boggs -1% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  PIT Z. Duke M. Boggs -3% 58% Walk; Jaramillo to 2B
t2 0-1 2 123 4,(2-1)  RO PIT N. Morgan M. Boggs -3% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Young Scores; Jaramillo out at Hm/CF-C; Duke to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina Z. Duke -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 1-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL C. Duncan Z. Duke -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  STL K. Greene Z. Duke 2% 53% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b2 1-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Boggs Z. Duke -3% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez M. Boggs 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 1-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth M. Boggs 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t3 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche M. Boggs 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL C. Rasmus Z. Duke -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL B. Barden Z. Duke -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Thurston Z. Duke -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT D. Young M. Boggs -4% 46% Walk
t4 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. LaRoche M. Boggs -7% 39% Single to CF (Line Drive); Young to 2B
t4 1-1 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O PIT R. Vazquez M. Boggs 3% 42% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Young to 3B
t4 1-1 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Jaramillo M. Boggs 7% 49% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home); LaRoche to 2B
t4 1-1 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O PIT Z. Duke M. Boggs 7% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 3-4-5
b4 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Pujols Z. Duke 4% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 1-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL R. Ludwick Z. Duke 6% 67% Walk; Pujols to 2B
b4 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina Z. Duke -2% 64% Lineout: CF (Deep CF); Pujols to 3B
b4 1-1 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  RR STL C. Duncan Z. Duke 19% 83% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Pujols Scores; Ludwick Scores
b4 3-1 1 --3 2,(0-1)  RO STL K. Greene Z. Duke 2% 85% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Duncan Scores
b4 4-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Boggs Z. Duke -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 1-2-3
t5 1-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT N. Morgan M. Boggs -4% 80% Walk
t5 1-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O PIT F. Sanchez M. Boggs 4% 84% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 1-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT N. McLouth M. Boggs -1% 83% Morgan Steals 2B
t5 1-4 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R PIT N. McLouth M. Boggs -9% 74% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Morgan Scores
Trever Miller replaces Mitchell Boggs pitching and batting 8th
t5 2-4 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche T. Miller 4% 78% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); McLouth to 3B
t5 2-4 2 --3 6,(3-2)  PIT D. Young T. Miller -2% 76% Walk
Kyle McClellan replaces Trever Miller pitching and batting 8th
t5 2-4 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche K. McClellan 6% 82% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 9-1-2
b5 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Rasmus Z. Duke -1% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b5 4-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL B. Barden Z. Duke -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 4-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Thurston Z. Duke -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Kyle McClellan facing 7-8-9
t6 2-4 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O PIT R. Vazquez K. McClellan 3% 82% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT J. Jaramillo K. McClellan -4% 78% Walk
t6 2-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT Z. Duke K. McClellan -5% 73% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Deep SS-2B); Jaramillo to 2B
t6 2-4 1 12- 2,(1-0)  PIT N. Morgan K. McClellan -9% 64% Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Jaramillo to 3B; Duke to 2B
t6 2-4 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO PIT F. Sanchez K. McClellan 21% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 3-4-5
b6 4-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL A. Pujols Z. Duke 2% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 4-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL R. Ludwick Z. Duke 3% 90% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Pujols to 2B
b6 4-2 0 12- 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina Z. Duke -3% 86% Pujols Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Ludwick to 2B
b6 4-2 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  STL Y. Molina Z. Duke 1% 87% Walk
Sean Burnett replaces Zach Duke pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO STL C. Duncan S. Burnett -5% 82% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Molina out at 1B/1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Dennys Reyes facing 3-4-5
Dennys Reyes replaces Kyle McClellan pitching and batting 8th
t7 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. McLouth D. Reyes 3% 86% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
t7 2-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche D. Reyes 2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT D. Young D. Reyes 1% 89% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Sean Burnett facing 7-8-9
b7 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL K. Greene S. Burnett -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
Adam Wainwright pinch hits for Dennys Reyes (P) batting 8th
b7 4-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Wainwright S. Burnett -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b7 4-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL C. Rasmus S. Burnett -1% 87% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Jason Motte facing 6-7-8
Jason Motte replaces Adam Wainwright (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Skip Schumaker replaces Chris Duncan playing LF batting 6th
t8 2-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche J. Motte 4% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 2-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT R. Vazquez J. Motte 2% 93% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t8 2-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Jaramillo J. Motte 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Sean Burnett facing 1-2-3
b8 4-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL B. Barden S. Burnett -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Thurston S. Burnett -0% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
Jesse Chavez replaces Sean Burnett pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Pujols J. Chavez 0% 93% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b8 4-2 2 1-- 8,(2-2)  O STL R. Ludwick J. Chavez -1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Ryan Franklin facing 9-1-2
Ryan Franklin replaces Jason Motte pitching and batting 8th
Brandon Moss pinch hits for Jesse Chavez (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT B. Moss R. Franklin 4% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t9 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT N. Morgan R. Franklin 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez R. Franklin 1% 100% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 4.

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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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