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Standings
CLE
@BAL
6
8
CAL
@MIN
3
1
CAL
@MIN
1
3
BOS
@NYY
1
4
DET
@WSA
6
4
NYM
@ATL
2
1
HOU
@LAD
1
3
CIN
@PIT
7
6
 
(12)
CHC
@SFG
3
4
 
(10)
PHI
@STL
5
11
Tuesday, July 23, 1968, 8:05PM
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 10,265, Time of Game: 2:21
Mets
2
47-52
 Won 3 
7th, 17 GB
at Braves
1
50-46
 Lost 5 
2nd, 12½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (9-6)
L: Pat Jarvis (10-7)
S: Cal Koonce (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    2  8  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .215 .267 .253 .520 -0.072 0.78 0.000 -0.072 -0.7 4 4
Jerry Grote C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .299 .377 .365 .742 -0.049 0.53 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 6 0
Larry Stahl CF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .238 .273 .238 .511 -0.023 0.47 0.012 -0.035 -0.2 2 1
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .236 .283 .384 .667 -0.017 0.74 0.035 -0.052 -0.1 1 0
   Tommie Agee CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 .212 .236 .448 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .259 .286 .333 .619 0.158 0.83 0.180 -0.022 1.4 8 2 HR
Ron Swoboda RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .249 .340 .411 .751 0.124 0.88 0.178 -0.054 0.9 4 0 HR,2B,CS
Jerry Buchek 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .220 .264 .260 .524 -0.006 0.89 0.031 -0.037 -0.1 0 2 HBP
Al Weis 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .190 .246 .224 .469 -0.083 1.05 0.021 -0.104 -1.0 2 0 2B
Tom Seaver P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .113 .127 .129 .256 -0.116 1.62 0.000 -0.116 -1.2 0 0
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 0 7 35 .235 .257 .471 .728 -0.084 0.84 0.457 -0.541 -1.5 27 9
2B: A Weis (4, off P Jarvis); R Swoboda (8, off P Jarvis).
HR: E Kranepool (2, off P Jarvis, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); R Swoboda (10, off P Jarvis, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Buchek (3, by P Jarvis).
TB: R Swoboda 6; E Kranepool 5; A Weis 2; L Stahl; A Shamsky; J Buchek.
RBI: R Swoboda (42); E Kranepool (9).
2-out RBI: R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Harrelson-E Kranepool.
Outfield Assists: L Stahl (M Lum at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Swoboda (1, 3rd base by P Jarvis/J Torre).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Lum CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .233 .281 .322 .603 -0.025 1.96 0.102 -0.127 -0.5 4 0
Tito Francona LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .414 .383 .797 -0.095 2.07 0.060 -0.156 -0.5 4 0
Hank Aaron RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .254 .323 .475 .798 0.280 1.84 0.289 -0.009 1.5 2 0 2B
Joe Torre C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .333 .389 .722 -0.013 3.02 0.132 -0.146 -0.0 7 1
Tommie Aaron 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .335 .333 .668 -0.392 3.30 0.000 -0.392 -1.8 4 1 GDP
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .329 .354 .684 -0.195 1.98 0.000 -0.195 -0.8 0 2
Deron Johnson 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .207 .284 .310 .594 -0.043 1.65 0.084 -0.127 0.1 3 1 2B
Marty Martinez SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .200 .286 .232 .518 0.051 1.34 0.081 -0.030 0.5 2 0
   Felipe Alou PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .340 .397 .738 -0.035 1.48 0.000 -0.035 -0.1
Pat Jarvis P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .140 .169 .158 .327 -0.116 1.85 0.000 -0.116 -0.8 1 1 SH
Team Totals 32 1 8 0 2 5 35 .250 .294 .313 .607 -0.583 2.12 0.748 -1.333 -2.5 27 6
2B: D Johnson (11, off T Seaver); H Aaron (16, off T Seaver).
SH: P Jarvis (7, off T Seaver).
TB: H Aaron 3; M Lum 2; D Johnson 2; T Francona; M Martinez; J Torre.
GIDP: T Aaron (8).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 12.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (9-6) 7 8 1 1 1 4 0 1.79 28 60 0.205 1.73 1.3
Cal Koonce, S (8) 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.46 7 1 0 0.380 3.70 1.1
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 5 0 1.00 35 60 1 0 0.585 2.12 2.5
T Seaver faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Jarvis, L (10-7) 9 8 2 2 0 7 2 2.26 35 70 0.084 0.84 1.5
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 0 7 2 2.00 35 70 0.084 0.84 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: P Jarvis (1; J Buchek).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 10,265.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Atlanta Braves
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Mike Lum 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 Tom Seaver P 9 Pat Jarvis P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-2 2 -23 O ATL T. Aaron C. Koonce 17% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-2 0 123 ROO ATL T. Aaron T. Seaver 16% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Aaron to 3B; Francona Scores/No RBI
t6 1-0 2 --- R NYM R. Swoboda P. Jarvis 14% 80% Home Run
b6 0-2 0 12- ATL J. Torre T. Seaver -13% 50% Single to RF; Aaron to 2B; Francona to 3B
t2 0-0 0 --- R NYM E. Kranepool P. Jarvis 13% 63% Home Run

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' Pat Jarvis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Jarvis -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote P. Jarvis -1% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- NYM L. Stahl P. Jarvis 1% 48% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Jarvis -2% 46% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 2% 48% Single to CF; Lum out at 2B/CF-SS
b1 0-0 1 --- O ATL T. Francona T. Seaver 1% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- R NYM E. Kranepool P. Jarvis 13% 63% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Jarvis -2% 61% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek P. Jarvis -1% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- NYM A. Weis P. Jarvis 2% 62% Double to RF
t2 1-0 2 -2- O NYM T. Seaver P. Jarvis -3% 59% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O ATL J. Torre T. Seaver 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 1 --- O ATL T. Aaron T. Seaver 2% 63% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 --- O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Jarvis -2% 62% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote P. Jarvis -1% 60% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Jarvis -1% 60% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- ATL D. Johnson T. Seaver -8% 51% Double to RF
b3 0-1 0 -2- ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver -4% 47% Walk
b3 0-1 0 12- O ATL P. Jarvis T. Seaver 7% 54% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b3 0-1 1 12- O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 6% 60% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 12- O ATL T. Francona T. Seaver 5% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky P. Jarvis 4% 69% Single to RF
t4 1-0 0 1-- NYM E. Kranepool P. Jarvis 5% 74% Single to RF; Shamsky to 2B
t4 1-0 0 12- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Jarvis -2% 72% Flyball: CF; Shamsky to 3B
t4 1-0 1 1-3 NYM J. Buchek P. Jarvis 2% 75% Hit By Pitch; Kranepool to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 O NYM A. Weis P. Jarvis -7% 68% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 123 O NYM T. Seaver P. Jarvis -7% 61% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver -9% 52% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b4 0-1 0 -2- O ATL J. Torre T. Seaver 6% 58% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 -2- O ATL T. Aaron T. Seaver 5% 62% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 -2- O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 4% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 1-2-3
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Jarvis -2% 65% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote P. Jarvis -1% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Jarvis -1% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O ATL D. Johnson T. Seaver 3% 66% Foul Flyball: C
b5 0-1 1 --- ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver -4% 62% Single to P/Bunt
b5 0-1 1 1-- O ATL P. Jarvis T. Seaver 2% 64% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Martinez to 2B
b5 0-1 2 -2- O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 5% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 4-5-6
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Jarvis -2% 67% Flyball: CF
t6 1-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool P. Jarvis -1% 66% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 2 --- R NYM R. Swoboda P. Jarvis 14% 80% Home Run
t6 2-0 2 --- NYM J. Buchek P. Jarvis 1% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 2-0 2 1-- O NYM A. Weis P. Jarvis -1% 79% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
b6 0-2 0 --- ATL T. Francona T. Seaver -6% 73% Single to RF
b6 0-2 0 1-- ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver -10% 63% Single to CF; Francona to 2B
b6 0-2 0 12- ATL J. Torre T. Seaver -13% 50% Single to RF; Aaron to 2B; Francona to 3B
b6 0-2 0 123 ROO ATL T. Aaron T. Seaver 16% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Aaron to 3B; Francona Scores/No RBI
b6 1-2 2 --3 O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 7% 73% Popfly: SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 9-1-2
t7 2-1 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver P. Jarvis -2% 71% Strikeout
t7 2-1 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Jarvis -1% 70% Popfly: SS
t7 2-1 2 --- O NYM J. Grote P. Jarvis -1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
b7 1-2 0 --- O ATL D. Johnson T. Seaver 4% 73% Flyball: CF
b7 1-2 1 --- O ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver 3% 76% Lineout: CF
b7 1-2 2 --- O ATL P. Jarvis T. Seaver 2% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 3-4-5
t8 2-1 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Jarvis -2% 77% Strikeout
t8 2-1 1 --- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Jarvis -1% 76% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 2-1 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool P. Jarvis -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
Larry Stahl moves from CF to LF
Tommie Agee replaces Art Shamsky (LF) playing CF batting 4th
b8 1-2 0 --- ATL M. Lum T. Seaver -10% 65% Single to LF
Cal Koonce replaces Tom Seaver pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-2 0 1-- O ATL T. Francona C. Koonce 9% 74% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-2 1 1-- ATL H. Aaron C. Koonce -10% 64% Walk; Francona to 2B
b8 1-2 1 12- O ATL J. Torre C. Koonce 6% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B; Aaron to 2B; Francona to 3B
b8 1-2 2 -23 O ATL T. Aaron C. Koonce 17% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Pat Jarvis facing 6-7-8
t9 2-1 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda P. Jarvis 4% 91% Double to LF
t9 2-1 0 -2- O NYM J. Buchek P. Jarvis -2% 88% Strikeout
t9 2-1 1 -2- O NYM A. Weis P. Jarvis -2% 86% Groundout: P-1B
t9 2-1 2 -2- O NYM C. Koonce P. Jarvis -2% 84% Swoboda Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 6-7-8
b9 1-2 0 --- O ATL F. Millan C. Koonce 7% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 1-2 1 --- O ATL D. Johnson C. Koonce 5% 96% Strikeout Looking
Felipe Alou pinch hits for Marty Martinez (SS) batting 8th
b9 1-2 2 --- O ATL F. Alou C. Koonce 4% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 1.

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