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Standings
CLE
@BAL
7
3
OAK
@CHW
4
0
CAL
@MIN
6
5
BOS
@NYY
7
6
NYM
@ATL
5
2
HOU
@LAD
4
0
CHC
@SFG
7
2
PHI
@STL
4
5
Monday, July 22, 1968,
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 10,115, Time of Game: 2:32
Mets
5
46-52
 Won 2 
8th, 17 GB
at Braves
2
50-45
 Lost 4 
2nd, 11½ GB
W: Don Cardwell (4-9)
L: Jim Britton (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            1  0  1   0  0  2   0  1  0    5  9  2
Braves          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  5  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 5 2 2 0 0 1 .218 .529 0.092 0.57 0.125 -0.033 0.3 2 5 3B
Jerry Grote C 4 0 1 0 1 2 .304 .752 0.036 0.74 0.071 -0.035 0.1 5 1
Larry Stahl CF-LF 5 0 1 1 0 2 .235 .513 -0.032 1.08 0.069 -0.101 -0.6 3 0
Art Shamsky LF 3 0 1 1 0 2 .236 .670 0.005 1.08 0.049 -0.044 0.3 2 0 2B,SF
   Tommie Agee PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 .165 .448 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .254 .596 0.031 0.60 0.063 -0.032 0.5 11 1 2B,SH
Ron Swoboda RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 .246 .734 0.182 0.92 0.209 -0.028 0.6 0 0 3B
Jerry Buchek 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .216 .513 0.101 0.64 0.125 -0.024 0.5 1 2 2B
Al Weis 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .189 .464 0.011 0.50 0.027 -0.016 0.1 2 4 IW
Don Cardwell P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .057 .200 -0.048 0.73 0.004 -0.051 -0.4 1 1 SH
Team Totals 34 5 9 5 2 9 .265 .768 0.378 0.77 0.742 -0.364 1.5 27 14
2B: J Buchek (1, off J Britton); E Kranepool (7, off J Britton); A Shamsky (11, off C Upshaw).
3B: B Harrelson (2, off J Britton); R Swoboda (4, off J Britton).
SF: A Shamsky (4, off J Britton).
SH: E Kranepool (7, off C Upshaw); D Cardwell (3, off J Britton).
IBB: A Weis (3, by K Johnson).
TB: B Harrelson 4; R Swoboda 3; A Shamsky 2; E Kranepool 2; J Buchek 2; L Stahl; A Weis; J Grote.
RBI: R Swoboda 2 (41); L Stahl (1); J Buchek (10); A Shamsky (28).
2-out RBI: J Buchek; R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Weis-E Kranepool; A Weis-B Harrelson-E Kranepool.
E: B Harrelson 2 (11).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .289 .740 -0.028 1.32 0.024 -0.052 -0.2 3 1
Tito Francona LF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .301 .803 0.226 1.70 0.278 -0.052 1.3 1 0
Hank Aaron RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .251 .790 -0.077 1.07 0.024 -0.101 -0.5 2 0 SB
Joe Torre C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .726 0.031 0.88 0.075 -0.045 0.1 9 0
Tommie Aaron 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .271 .683 0.046 1.37 0.127 -0.081 0.1 9 2
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .302 .692 0.073 1.56 0.132 -0.059 0.3 1 2
Deron Johnson 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .206 .591 -0.081 1.51 0.057 -0.138 -0.5 1 1 2B
Marty Martinez SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 .196 .508 -0.156 1.92 0.080 -0.237 -0.9 0 2 HBP,GDP
Jim Britton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.122 2.47 0.000 -0.122 -0.9 1 1 SH,GDP
   Ken Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .271 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike Page PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 -0.032 1.38 0.000 -0.032 -0.2
   Cecil Upshaw P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .432 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 3 2 .167 .465 -0.120 1.46 0.797 -0.919 -1.5 27 10
2B: D Johnson (10, off D Cardwell).
SH: J Britton (1, off D Cardwell).
HBP: M Martinez (1, by D Cardwell).
TB: D Johnson 2; T Aaron 2; T Francona; F Millan.
GIDP: J Britton (2); M Martinez (3).
RBI: T Francona 2 (34).
2-out RBI: T Francona 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: M Martinez (7).
Outfield Assists: F Alou (J Grote at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: H Aaron (15, 2nd base off D Cardwell/J Grote).
Pickoffs: T Aaron (1st base by J Grote).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Cardwell, W (4-9) 9 5 2 2 3 2 0 2.94 35 68 0.122 1.46 1.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 35 68 0.122 1.46 1.5

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Britton, L (4-4) 5.2 8 4 4 1 6 0 2.65 25 42 -0.380 0.99 -2.0
Ken Johnson 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.60 5 1 0 0.044 0.56 0.7
Cecil Upshaw 2 1 1 1 0 3 0 2.19 9 0 0 -0.042 0.25 -0.2
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 2 9 0 5.00 39 42 1 0 -0.378 0.77 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Cardwell (7; M Martinez).
IBB: K Johnson (7; A Weis).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Atlanta Braves
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Felipe Alou CF
2 Jerry Grote C 2 Tito Francona LF
3 Larry Stahl CF 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Art Shamsky LF 4 Joe Torre C
5 Ed Kranepool 1B 5 Tommie Aaron 1B
6 Ron Swoboda RF 6 Felix Millan 2B
7 Jerry Buchek 3B 7 Deron Johnson 3B
8 Al Weis 2B 8 Marty Martinez SS
9 Don Cardwell P 9 Jim Britton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-2 2 123 RR ATL T. Francona D. Cardwell -28% 43% Single to RF; Alou to 3B; Martinez Scores; Johnson Scores
b6 2-4 1 123 OO ATL M. Martinez D. Cardwell 23% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t6 2-2 2 -2- R NYM R. Swoboda J. Britton 20% 69% Triple to RF; Kranepool Scores
b6 2-4 0 12- ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell -13% 50% Single to SS; Aaron to 2B; Torre to 3B
t6 3-2 2 --3 R NYM J. Buchek J. Britton 12% 81% Double to LF; Swoboda Scores

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' Jim Britton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson J. Britton 10% 60% Triple to RF
t1 0-0 0 --3 NYM J. Grote J. Britton 4% 64% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-3 O NYM L. Stahl J. Britton -6% 58% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO NYM A. Shamsky J. Britton 2% 60% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Harrelson Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Britton -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Cardwell 2% 60% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-1 1 --- O ATL T. Francona D. Cardwell 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- ATL H. Aaron D. Cardwell -1% 60% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- ATL J. Torre D. Cardwell -1% 59% Aaron Steals 2B
b1 0-1 2 -2- O ATL J. Torre D. Cardwell 3% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Jim Britton facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda J. Britton -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek J. Britton -1% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- O NYM A. Weis J. Britton -1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O ATL T. Aaron D. Cardwell 2% 61% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell 2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O ATL D. Johnson D. Cardwell 1% 64% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Jim Britton facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Cardwell J. Britton -2% 62% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- NYM B. Harrelson J. Britton 2% 64% Single to LF
t3 1-0 1 1-- NYM J. Grote J. Britton 3% 67% Single to CF; Harrelson to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- RO NYM L. Stahl J. Britton 7% 74% Single to CF; Harrelson Scores; Grote out at 3B/CF-3B; Stahl to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t3 2-0 2 -2- O NYM A. Shamsky J. Britton -2% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- ATL M. Martinez D. Cardwell -5% 67% Walk
b3 0-2 0 1-- OO ATL J. Britton D. Cardwell 9% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Cardwell 1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Jim Britton facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Britton -1% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 2-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda J. Britton -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Buchek J. Britton -1% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O ATL T. Francona D. Cardwell 3% 76% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 1 --- O ATL H. Aaron D. Cardwell 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- ATL J. Torre D. Cardwell -2% 77% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 0-2 2 1-- ATL T. Aaron D. Cardwell -3% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Torre to 2B
b4 0-2 2 12- O ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell 5% 79% Aaron Picked off 1B (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Jim Britton facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- NYM A. Weis J. Britton 2% 82% Single to CF
t5 2-0 0 1-- O NYM D. Cardwell J. Britton -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Weis to 2B
t5 2-0 1 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Britton -2% 79% Groundout: P-1B; Weis to 3B
t5 2-0 2 --3 O NYM J. Grote J. Britton -3% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- ATL D. Johnson D. Cardwell -6% 73% Double to LF
b5 0-2 1 -2- ATL M. Martinez D. Cardwell -3% 70% Hit By Pitch
b5 0-2 1 12- O ATL J. Britton D. Cardwell 4% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Martinez to 2B; Johnson to 3B
b5 0-2 2 -23 ATL F. Alou D. Cardwell -2% 71% Walk
b5 0-2 2 123 RR ATL T. Francona D. Cardwell -28% 43% Single to RF; Alou to 3B; Martinez Scores; Johnson Scores
b5 2-2 2 1-3 O ATL H. Aaron D. Cardwell 7% 50% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 2.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Jim Britton facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl J. Britton -3% 47% Strikeout
t6 2-2 1 --- O NYM A. Shamsky J. Britton -2% 45% Strikeout
t6 2-2 2 --- NYM E. Kranepool J. Britton 4% 49% Double to LF
t6 2-2 2 -2- R NYM R. Swoboda J. Britton 20% 69% Triple to RF; Kranepool Scores
t6 3-2 2 --3 R NYM J. Buchek J. Britton 12% 81% Double to LF; Swoboda Scores
Ken Johnson replaces Jim Britton pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-2 2 -2- NYM A. Weis K. Johnson 0% 82% Intentional Walk
t6 4-2 2 12- O NYM D. Cardwell K. Johnson -2% 79% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- ATL J. Torre D. Cardwell -6% 73% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b6 2-4 0 1-- ATL T. Aaron D. Cardwell -10% 63% Single to CF; Torre to 2B
b6 2-4 0 12- ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell -13% 50% Single to SS; Aaron to 2B; Torre to 3B
b6 2-4 0 123 O ATL D. Johnson D. Cardwell 12% 62% Strikeout
b6 2-4 1 123 OO ATL M. Martinez D. Cardwell 23% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Ken Johnson facing 1-2-3
t7 4-2 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson K. Johnson -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- O NYM J. Grote K. Johnson -1% 84% Flyball: RF
t7 4-2 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl K. Johnson -1% 83% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 9-1-2
Mike Page pinch hits for Ken Johnson (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 0 --- O ATL M. Page D. Cardwell 3% 86% Foul Flyball: C
b7 2-4 1 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Cardwell 2% 88% Flyball: CF
b7 2-4 2 --- O ATL T. Francona D. Cardwell 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Cecil Upshaw facing 4-5-6
Cecil Upshaw replaces Mike Page (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-2 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky C. Upshaw 3% 92% Double to RF
Tommie Agee pinch runs for Art Shamsky (LF) batting 4th
t8 4-2 0 -2- NYM E. Kranepool C. Upshaw 3% 95% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Agee to 3B
t8 4-2 0 1-3 RO NYM R. Swoboda C. Upshaw 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B; Kranepool to 2B; Agee Scores
t8 5-2 1 -2- O NYM J. Buchek C. Upshaw -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B; Kranepool to 3B
t8 5-2 2 --3 O NYM A. Weis C. Upshaw -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 3-4-5
Larry Stahl moves from CF to LF
Tommie Agee moves from PR to CF
b8 2-5 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron D. Cardwell 2% 96% Lineout: 3B
b8 2-5 1 --- O ATL J. Torre D. Cardwell 1% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 2-5 2 --- O ATL T. Aaron D. Cardwell 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Braves 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Braves' Cecil Upshaw facing 9-1-2
t9 5-2 0 --- NYM D. Cardwell C. Upshaw 0% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 5-2 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson C. Upshaw -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-2 1 1-- O NYM J. Grote C. Upshaw -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-2 2 1-- O NYM L. Stahl C. Upshaw -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 6-7-8
b9 2-5 0 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Cardwell 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-5 1 --- O ATL D. Johnson D. Cardwell 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-5 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez D. Cardwell 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Braves 2.

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