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Batting Pitching
Rk Date Series Gm# Score Event Role Inn RoB Out Pit(cnt) WPA LI cWPA cLI Tm Batter cWPA cLI Tm Pitcher cWPA cLI Play Description
102010-10-28WSGm 2down 1-0WPPitt612-11 (0-0)0.0833.292.64%174.73TEXNelson Cruz2.64%174.73SFGMatt Cain-2.64%174.73Wild Pitch; Young to 3B; Hamilton to 2B
112012-10-28WSGm 4down 1-0HRPitb3-2-23 (1-1)0.2161.372.46%26.06DETMiguel Cabrera2.46%26.06SFGMatt Cain-2.46%26.06Home Run (Fly Ball); Jackson Scores
122012-10-28WSGm 4down 3-2HRPitb6---21 (0-0)0.189.752.16%14.27DETDelmon Young2.16%14.27SFGMatt Cain-2.16%14.27Home Run (Fly Ball)
132012-10-22NLCSGm 7down 2-01BPitt3---02 (0-1)0.043.972.13%80.83STLJon Jay2.13%80.83SFGMatt Cain-2.13%80.83Single to LF (Ground Ball)
142012-10-22NLCSGm 7down 1-01BPitt2---07 (3-2)0.042.972.10%80.83STLYadier Molina2.10%80.83SFGMatt Cain-2.10%80.83Single to LF (Line Drive)
152012-10-06NLDS2Gm 1tied 0-0HRPitt31--14 (1-2)0.2181.352.04%21.09CINBrandon Phillips2.04%21.09SFGMatt Cain-2.04%21.09Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Stubbs Scores
162012-10-11NLDS2Gm 5down 6-31BPitb61--06 (2-2)0.0781.881.95%78.33CINScott Rolen1.95%78.33SFGMatt Cain-1.95%78.33Single to CF (Line Drive); Bruce to 2B
172012-10-11NLDS2Gm 5tied 0-0OutPitb21--02 (1-0)0.0771.521.93%63.33CINRyan Hanigan-1.93%63.33SFGMatt Cain1.93%63.33Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
182010-10-28WSGm 2down 1-01BPitt61--13 (1-1)0.0601.951.91%103.56TEXJosh Hamilton1.91%103.56SFGMatt Cain-1.91%103.56Single to RF (Line Drive); Young to 2B
192010-10-28WSGm 2tied 0-0OutPitt512-22 (1-0)0.0572.261.82%120.03TEXC.J. Wilson-1.82%120.03SFGMatt Cain1.82%120.03Groundout: 1B unassisted
202010-10-28WSGm 2tied 0-0OutPitt5-2-03 (1-1)0.0571.651.81%87.63TEXDavid Murphy-1.81%87.63SFGMatt Cain1.81%87.63Lineout: SS
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