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Scores
Standings
DET
@WSA
4
1
 
(7)
NYM
@ATL
2
4
CIN
@PIT
2
0
PHI
@STL
0
5
Thursday, July 25, 1968, 8:05PM
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 9,306, Time of Game: 1:52
Mets
2
47-54
 Lost 2 
8th, 19 GB
at Braves
4
52-46
 Won 2 
2nd, 12½ GB
W: Phil Niekro (10-7)
L: Dick Selma (8-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  6  1
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  4   0  0  X    4  4  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .517 -0.096 1.00 0.000 -0.096 -0.7 1 6
Larry Stahl CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .481 -0.063 0.68 0.000 -0.063 -0.5 1 0
J.C. Martin C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .588 -0.066 0.71 0.000 -0.066 -0.6 5 1
Ed Charles 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .310 .828 -0.005 0.60 0.034 -0.039 0.2 0 2 2B
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .260 .617 -0.020 0.78 0.056 -0.075 0.1 13 1
Art Shamsky LF 3 0 1 2 0 1 .234 .660 0.087 1.19 0.124 -0.037 1.5 2 0 2B
Ron Swoboda RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .745 -0.113 1.24 0.000 -0.113 -0.9 0 0
Jerry Buchek 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .224 .537 -0.025 0.94 0.028 -0.053 -0.2 1 3
Dick Selma P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .488 -0.048 1.34 0.000 -0.048 -0.3 1 2 SH
   Kevin Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .569 -0.030 1.27 0.000 -0.030 -0.2
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 0 4 .194 .452 -0.379 0.92 0.242 -0.620 -1.4 24 15
2B: A Shamsky (12, off P Niekro); E Charles (8, off P Niekro).
SH: D Selma (3, off P Niekro).
TB: E Charles 3; A Shamsky 2; E Kranepool 2; J Buchek.
RBI: A Shamsky 2 (30).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Buchek-B Harrelson-E Kranepool.
E: E Charles (7).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: E Kranepool (1st base by P Niekro).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .288 .739 -0.003 0.67 0.045 -0.048 -0.3 2 0 3B
Felix Millan 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .295 .681 0.155 0.99 0.212 -0.057 0.6 2 4 CS
Hank Aaron RF 3 1 2 0 0 0 .257 .799 0.021 0.52 0.030 -0.009 0.2 3 0
Joe Torre C 2 1 1 3 1 0 .283 .744 0.212 1.11 0.238 -0.026 2.9 3 1 HR
Bob Johnson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .622 -0.064 0.96 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 1 2
Tommie Aaron 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .647 -0.076 0.79 0.000 -0.076 -0.7 12 1 GDP
Mike Lum LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .224 .596 -0.041 0.59 0.000 -0.041 -0.4 4 0
Marty Martinez SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .497 -0.050 0.71 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 4
Phil Niekro P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .273 -0.035 0.51 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 1
Team Totals 27 4 4 3 2 5 .148 .540 0.119 0.77 0.525 -0.406 0.9 27 13
3B: F Alou (4, off D Selma).
HR: J Torre (8, off D Selma; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Torre 4; F Alou 3; H Aaron 2.
GIDP: T Aaron (9).
RBI: J Torre 3 (33).
2-out RBI: J Torre 3.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
PB: J Torre (2).
Baserunning
CS: F Millan (3, 2nd base by D Selma/J Martin).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, L (8-6) 7 4 4 0 2 5 1 1.95 26 64 -0.129 0.85 -1.3
Cal Koonce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.44 3 0 0 0.009 0.11 0.4
Team Totals 8 4 4 0 2 5 1 0.00 29 64 0 0 -0.120 0.77 -0.9

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (10-7) 9 6 2 2 0 4 0 2.92 32 71 0.380 0.92 1.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 0 4 0 2.00 32 71 0.380 0.92 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: P Niekro (7; E Kranepool, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 1:52.
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 Larry Stahl CF 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 J.C. Martin C 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Joe Torre C
5 Ed Kranepool 1B 5 Bob Johnson 3B
6 Art Shamsky LF 6 Tommie Aaron 1B
7 Ron Swoboda RF 7 Mike Lum LF
8 Jerry Buchek 2B 8 Marty Martinez SS
9 Dick Selma P 9 Phil Niekro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-0 2 12- RRR ATL J. Torre D. Selma 20% 96% Home Run; Millan Scores/unER; Aaron Scores/unER; Torre Scores/unER
b6 0-0 2 --3 R ATL F. Millan D. Selma 19% 75% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Alou Scores/No RBI/unER
t7 0-4 1 1-3 RR NYM A. Shamsky P. Niekro -10% 83% Double to RF; Kranepool Scores; Charles Scores
t7 2-4 1 --3 O NYM R. Swoboda P. Niekro 7% 87% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO ATL T. Aaron D. Selma -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Niekro 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Niekro 1% 53% Strikeout (C-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin P. Niekro 1% 54% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Selma -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- ATL F. Millan D. Selma 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O ATL H. Aaron D. Selma -4% 51% Millan Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron D. Selma -1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Charles P. Niekro 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- NYM E. Kranepool P. Niekro -3% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Niekro 4% 54% Kranepool Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Niekro 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- ATL J. Torre D. Selma 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O ATL B. Johnson D. Selma -4% 55% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO ATL T. Aaron D. Selma -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Niekro 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Buchek P. Niekro -3% 50% Single to 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O NYM D. Selma P. Niekro 2% 51% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Buchek to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Niekro 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O ATL M. Lum D. Selma -2% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O ATL M. Martinez D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro D. Selma -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Niekro 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Martin P. Niekro 2% 54% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 --- NYM E. Charles P. Niekro -1% 53% Single to LF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool P. Niekro 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Selma -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- ATL H. Aaron D. Selma 1% 53% Single to LF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O ATL J. Torre D. Selma -3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky P. Niekro 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Niekro 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Buchek P. Niekro 1% 56% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O ATL B. Johnson D. Selma -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 1 --- O ATL T. Aaron D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- O ATL M. Lum D. Selma -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Selma P. Niekro 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Niekro 2% 55% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Niekro 1% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- O ATL M. Martinez D. Selma -3% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 0-0 1 --- O ATL P. Niekro D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- ATL F. Alou D. Selma 5% 56% Triple to LF
b6 0-0 2 --3 R ATL F. Millan D. Selma 19% 75% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Alou Scores/No RBI/unER
b6 1-0 2 1-- ATL H. Aaron D. Selma 2% 76% Single to 3B; Millan to 2B
b6 1-0 2 12- RRR ATL J. Torre D. Selma 20% 96% Home Run; Millan Scores/unER; Aaron Scores/unER; Torre Scores/unER
b6 4-0 2 --- O ATL B. Johnson D. Selma -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
t7 0-4 0 --- O NYM J. Martin P. Niekro 1% 97% Flyball: LF
t7 0-4 1 --- NYM E. Charles P. Niekro -2% 95% Double to LF
t7 0-4 1 -2- NYM E. Kranepool P. Niekro -3% 92% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Charles to 3B
t7 0-4 1 1-3 RR NYM A. Shamsky P. Niekro -10% 83% Double to RF; Kranepool Scores; Charles Scores
t7 2-4 1 -2- NYM R. Swoboda P. Niekro -3% 80% Passed Ball; Shamsky to 3B
t7 2-4 1 --3 O NYM R. Swoboda P. Niekro 7% 87% Strikeout
t7 2-4 2 --3 O NYM J. Buchek P. Niekro 4% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
b7 4-2 0 --- O ATL T. Aaron D. Selma -1% 90% Strikeout
b7 4-2 1 --- O ATL M. Lum D. Selma -0% 90% Strikeout
b7 4-2 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez D. Selma -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
Kevin Collins pinch hits for Dick Selma (P) batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- O NYM K. Collins P. Niekro 3% 93% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Niekro 2% 94% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl P. Niekro 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 9-1-2
Cal Koonce replaces Kevin Collins (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-2 0 --- O ATL P. Niekro C. Koonce -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O ATL F. Alou C. Koonce -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-2 2 --- O ATL F. Millan C. Koonce -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
t9 2-4 0 --- O NYM J. Martin P. Niekro 3% 97% Flyball: LF
t9 2-4 1 --- O NYM E. Charles P. Niekro 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-4 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool P. Niekro 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 4.

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