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@BAL
3
5
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@BAL
2
3
CLE
@CAL
1
2
BOS
@MIN
9
7
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@NYY
0
1
 
(13)
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@OAK
2
2
 
(7)
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@ATL
2
4
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4
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@CIN
8
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9
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@STL
1
5
Friday, May 24, 1968, 8:05PM
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 13,873, Time of Game: 2:26
Mets
2
17-22
 Lost 2 
9th, 6 GB
at Braves
4
22-19
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Ron Reed (6-0)
L: Nolan Ryan (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  5  0
Braves          2  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  X    4  7  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .593 -0.082 0.91 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 2 3
Kevin Collins 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 -0.039 0.65 0.014 -0.053 -0.1 1 2
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .273 .752 -0.025 0.51 0.014 -0.039 -0.5 3 0
Ron Swoboda RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .245 .766 -0.046 0.72 0.016 -0.062 -0.2 1 0
J.C. Martin C 4 0 2 2 0 0 .294 .734 0.044 0.67 0.076 -0.032 1.7 4 1 2B
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .439 -0.044 0.64 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 10 0
   Greg Goossen PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .672 -0.049 1.93 0.000 -0.049 -0.3
Tommie Agee CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .150 .384 -0.058 0.74 0.011 -0.069 -0.5 3 0
Al Weis SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .097 .277 -0.048 0.66 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 4
Nolan Ryan P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .053 .153 -0.009 0.38 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 0
   Jerry Buchek PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .516 0.039 0.79 0.039 0.000 0.4 HBP
   Dick Selma P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .692 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jerry Grote PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .741 -0.009 0.40 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 5 2 1 5 .156 .393 -0.326 0.71 0.170 -0.496 -1.5 24 11
2B: J Martin (1, off J Britton).
HBP: J Buchek (1, by R Reed).
TB: J Martin 3; T Agee; A Shamsky; R Swoboda.
RBI: J Martin 2 (6).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .303 .831 -0.039 0.61 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 5 0
Sonny Jackson SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 .222 .535 0.060 0.61 0.075 -0.015 0.3 2 0 SB
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .264 .868 0.134 0.84 0.161 -0.027 0.9 2 0 SB
Joe Torre 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .297 .793 -0.002 0.45 0.014 -0.016 -0.2 4 1
Tito Francona LF 1 0 1 0 3 0 .319 .882 0.023 0.50 0.023 0.000 0.8 2 0 IW
   Mike Lum PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .563 -0.005 0.14 0.000 -0.005 -0.5 0 0 CS
Deron Johnson 3B 2 1 1 1 1 0 .143 .476 0.089 0.80 0.097 -0.008 1.2 2 0 HBP
Bob Tillman C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .178 .525 -0.077 0.81 0.006 -0.083 -0.7 8 0
Felix Millan 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 .256 .597 -0.025 0.61 0.025 -0.050 -0.4 1 2 SF
Ron Reed P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .150 .377 0.015 0.39 0.032 -0.017 0.1 1 1 HBP
   Jim Britton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .800 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 4 7 4 5 4 .250 .639 0.173 0.62 0.433 -0.260 0.9 27 4
SF: F Millan (2, off R Taylor).
IBB: T Francona (3, by N Ryan).
HBP: D Johnson (1, by N Ryan); R Reed (1, by N Ryan).
TB: S Jackson 2; T Francona; B Tillman; D Johnson; H Aaron; F Millan.
RBI: S Jackson (12); F Millan (10); D Johnson (6); H Aaron (24).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: H Aaron (6, 2nd base off N Ryan/J Martin); S Jackson (9, 2nd base off N Ryan/J Martin).
CS: M Lum (2, 2nd base by R Taylor/J Martin).
Pickoffs: S Jackson (1st base by D Selma).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, L (4-4) 5 5 3 3 3 3 0 1.91 25 45 -0.182 0.87 -1.1
Dick Selma 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.06 6 0 0 0.018 0.14 0.8
Ron Taylor 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.80 5 0 0 -0.010 0.05 -0.6
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 5 4 0 4.50 36 45 0 0 -0.174 0.62 -0.9

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Reed, W (6-0) 8.1 4 2 2 1 3 0 2.14 31 69 0.299 0.65 2.7
Jim Britton, S (2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.41 3 2 2 0.027 1.31 -1.2
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 5 0 2.00 34 69 2 2 0.326 0.71 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: N Ryan (4).
HBP: R Reed (2; J Buchek); N Ryan 2 (2; D Johnson, R Reed).
IBB: N Ryan (2; T Francona).
Pickoffs: D Selma (1; S Jackson, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Atlanta Braves
1 Ken Boswell 2B 1 Felipe Alou CF
2 Kevin Collins 3B 2 Sonny Jackson SS
3 Art Shamsky LF 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Ron Swoboda RF 4 Joe Torre 1B
5 J.C. Martin C 5 Tito Francona LF
6 Ed Kranepool 1B 6 Deron Johnson 3B
7 Tommie Agee CF 7 Bob Tillman C
8 Al Weis SS 8 Felix Millan 2B
9 Nolan Ryan P 9 Ron Reed P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 -2- R ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan 10% 66% Single to LF; Jackson Scores
b1 1-0 1 123 R ATL D. Johnson N. Ryan 8% 83% Hit By Pitch; Aaron Scores; Torre to 3B; Francona to 2B
t9 0-4 1 12- RR NYM J. Martin J. Britton -5% 92% Double to RF; Swoboda Scores; Collins Scores
t9 2-4 1 -2- O NYM G. Goossen J. Britton 5% 97% Strikeout
b1 2-0 1 123 O ATL B. Tillman N. Ryan -5% 78% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell R. Reed 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM K. Collins R. Reed 1% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed 1% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou N. Ryan -2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan 2% 57% Jackson Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- R ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan 10% 66% Single to LF; Jackson Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- ATL J. Torre N. Ryan 2% 68% Aaron Steals 2B
b1 1-0 1 -2- ATL J. Torre N. Ryan 1% 69% Walk
b1 1-0 1 12- ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 5% 74% Wild Pitch; Torre to 2B; Aaron to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 1% 75% Intentional Walk
b1 1-0 1 123 R ATL D. Johnson N. Ryan 8% 83% Hit By Pitch; Aaron Scores; Torre to 3B; Francona to 2B
b1 2-0 1 123 O ATL B. Tillman N. Ryan -5% 78% Strikeout
b1 2-0 2 123 O ATL F. Millan N. Ryan -4% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Ron Reed facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 2% 75% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-2 1 --- O NYM J. Martin R. Reed 1% 77% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-2 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed 1% 78% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 9-1-2
b2 2-0 0 --- O ATL R. Reed N. Ryan -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O ATL F. Alou N. Ryan -1% 76% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan -1% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Ron Reed facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O NYM T. Agee R. Reed 2% 77% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-2 1 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O NYM N. Ryan R. Reed 1% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O ATL J. Torre N. Ryan -1% 77% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 2 --- ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 1% 78% Single to LF
b3 2-0 2 1-- ATL D. Johnson N. Ryan 2% 80% Single to RF; Francona to 3B
b3 2-0 2 1-3 O ATL B. Tillman N. Ryan -3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Ron Reed facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell R. Reed 2% 79% Flyball: LF
t4 0-2 1 --- O NYM K. Collins R. Reed 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed -1% 79% Single to RF
t4 0-2 2 1-- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 2% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
b4 2-0 0 --- ATL F. Millan N. Ryan 2% 84% Single to CF
b4 2-0 0 1-- ATL R. Reed N. Ryan 3% 87% Hit By Pitch; Millan to 2B
b4 2-0 0 12- O ATL F. Alou N. Ryan -1% 86% Lineout: RF; Millan to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 RO ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan 3% 89% Groundout: SS-1B; Reed to 2B; Millan Scores
b4 3-0 2 -2- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- O NYM J. Martin R. Reed 2% 89% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-3 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed 1% 90% Popfly: SS
t5 0-3 2 --- NYM T. Agee R. Reed -1% 89% Single to LF
t5 0-3 2 1-- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 2% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
b5 3-0 0 --- O ATL J. Torre N. Ryan -1% 91% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 --- ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 1% 91% Walk
b5 3-0 1 1-- O ATL D. Johnson N. Ryan -1% 90% Flyball: CF
b5 3-0 2 1-- O ATL B. Tillman N. Ryan -1% 90% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 9-1-2
Jerry Buchek pinch hits for Nolan Ryan (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 0 --- NYM J. Buchek R. Reed -4% 86% Hit By Pitch
t6 0-3 0 1-- O NYM K. Boswell R. Reed 3% 89% Flyball: RF
t6 0-3 1 1-- O NYM K. Collins R. Reed 2% 92% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed 2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
Dick Selma replaces Jerry Buchek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Selma -0% 93% Lineout: LF
b6 3-0 1 --- O ATL R. Reed D. Selma -0% 93% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-0 2 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Selma -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 4-5-6
t7 0-3 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 2% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-3 1 --- NYM J. Martin R. Reed -2% 92% Single to RF
t7 0-3 1 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed 2% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 0-3 2 1-- O NYM T. Agee R. Reed 2% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 2-3-4
b7 3-0 0 --- ATL S. Jackson D. Selma 1% 96% Single to LF
b7 3-0 0 1-- O ATL H. Aaron D. Selma -1% 95% Jackson Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b7 3-0 1 --- O ATL H. Aaron D. Selma -0% 95% Flyball: LF
b7 3-0 2 --- O ATL J. Torre D. Selma -0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 8-9-1
t8 0-3 0 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 2% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
Jerry Grote pinch hits for Dick Selma (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 1 --- O NYM J. Grote R. Reed 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-3 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell R. Reed 0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 5-6-7
Ron Taylor replaces Jerry Grote (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- ATL T. Francona R. Taylor 0% 98% Walk
Mike Lum pinch runs for Tito Francona (LF) batting 5th
b8 3-0 0 1-- O ATL D. Johnson R. Taylor -0% 98% Lum Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b8 3-0 1 --- ATL D. Johnson R. Taylor 0% 98% Walk
b8 3-0 1 1-- ATL B. Tillman R. Taylor 1% 99% Single to LF; Johnson to 3B
b8 3-0 1 1-3 RO ATL F. Millan R. Taylor 0% 99% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Johnson Scores
b8 4-0 2 1-- O ATL R. Reed R. Taylor -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Ron Reed facing 2-3-4
Mike Lum moves from PR to LF
t9 0-4 0 --- NYM K. Collins R. Reed -1% 98% Walk
t9 0-4 0 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 0-4 1 1-- NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed -2% 97% Single to LF; Collins to 2B
Jim Britton replaces Ron Reed pitching and batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 12- RR NYM J. Martin J. Britton -5% 92% Double to RF; Swoboda Scores; Collins Scores
Greg Goossen pinch hits for Ed Kranepool (1B) batting 6th
t9 2-4 1 -2- O NYM G. Goossen J. Britton 5% 97% Strikeout
t9 2-4 2 -2- O NYM T. Agee J. Britton 3% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.

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