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Standings
DET
@BAL
4
3
MIN
@CAL
5
2
CLE
@NYY
3
0
CHW
@OAK
4
5
BOS
@WSA
1
0
NYM
@ATL
3
0
LAD
@CHC
1
4
SFG
@HOU
2
3
CIN
@PIT
3
0
PHI
@STL
4
5
Wednesday, September 25, 1968, 8:05PM
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 2,639, Time of Game: 1:52
Mets
3
72-87
 Won 1 
9th, 23 GB
at Braves
0
80-79
 Lost 1 
5th, 15 GB
W: Tom Seaver (16-11)
L: Milt Pappas (12-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  1  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    3 12  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262 .301 .343 .644 -0.076 0.80 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 2 3
Cleon Jones LF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .293 .339 .448 .787 0.143 0.54 0.152 -0.009 1.8 5 0 2·2B
Art Shamsky 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .236 .286 .409 .695 -0.007 0.77 0.034 -0.041 0.2 13 0
Ed Charles 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .278 .328 .439 .767 -0.036 1.02 0.034 -0.071 -1.0 1 4 SF,GDP
J.C. Martin C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .229 .300 .321 .620 0.020 0.45 0.041 -0.021 0.0 3 0
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .239 .320 .362 .683 0.062 0.68 0.078 -0.016 0.4 0 0
Tommie Agee CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .218 .257 .311 .568 -0.126 0.67 0.021 -0.146 -1.3 1 0 2·GDP
Bob Heise SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .182 .250 .182 .432 0.092 0.70 0.113 -0.021 0.5 2 5
Tom Seaver P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .152 .179 .174 .353 -0.012 0.64 0.018 -0.030 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 34 3 12 3 0 5 35 .353 .343 .412 .755 0.060 0.70 0.491 -0.431 -0.5 27 13
2B: C Jones 2 (29, 2 off M Pappas).
SF: E Charles (4, off M Pappas).
TB: C Jones 5; R Swoboda 2; A Shamsky 2; T Agee 2; T Seaver; J Martin; B Heise.
GIDP: T Agee 2 (8); E Charles (7).
RBI: A Shamsky (48); B Heise (1); E Charles (52).
2-out RBI: B Heise.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Boswell-B Heise-A Shamsky.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: T Agee (2nd base by C Raymond).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .315 .363 .435 .797 -0.064 0.69 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 4 0
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .323 .341 .663 0.019 0.56 0.043 -0.024 0.2 4 5 SB
Hank Aaron 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .289 .351 .497 .848 -0.092 1.27 0.000 -0.092 -0.7 8 0
Tito Francona LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .292 .381 .354 .736 -0.010 1.18 0.027 -0.037 0.0 2 0 SB
Mike Lum RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .220 .274 .317 .591 -0.081 1.04 0.000 -0.081 -0.7 2 0
Walt Hriniak C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .318 .318 .318 .636 -0.009 1.01 0.043 -0.051 -0.0 6 0
Sonny Jackson SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227 .283 .270 .553 -0.106 1.07 0.000 -0.106 -0.9 1 3 GDP
Marty Martinez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .232 .294 .264 .558 -0.026 0.37 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 3
Milt Pappas P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .132 .193 .189 .382 -0.024 1.03 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   Ralph Garr PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 -0.030 1.28 0.000 -0.030 -0.2
   Claude Raymond P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Tommie Aaron PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .300 .317 .617 -0.016 0.69 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 0 3 29 .103 .103 .103 .207 -0.439 0.89 0.113 -0.551 -3.4 27 12
TB: T Francona; W Hriniak; F Millan.
GIDP: S Jackson (10).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Martinez-F Millan-H Aaron 2; F Millan-S Jackson-H Aaron.
E: S Jackson (22); W Hriniak (1).
Baserunning
SB: F Millan (6, 2nd base off T Seaver/J Martin); T Francona (3, 2nd base off T Seaver/J Martin).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (16-11) 9 3 0 0 0 3 0 2.13 29 84 0.439 0.89 3.5
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 29 84 0.439 0.89 3.5

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, L (12-13) 6 9 2 2 0 1 0 3.47 25 47 -0.043 0.91 0.3
Claude Raymond 3 3 1 0 0 4 0 2.83 10 0 0 -0.019 0.23 0.1
Team Totals 9 12 3 2 0 5 0 2.00 35 47 0 0 -0.062 0.70 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: M Pappas 2 (5); C Raymond (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: C Raymond (3; T Agee, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Dick Stello, LF - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 1:52.
Attendance: 2,639.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Atlanta Braves
1 Ken Boswell 2B 1 Felipe Alou CF
2 Cleon Jones LF 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Art Shamsky 1B 3 Hank Aaron 1B
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Tito Francona LF
5 J.C. Martin C 5 Mike Lum RF
6 Ron Swoboda RF 6 Walt Hriniak C
7 Tommie Agee CF 7 Sonny Jackson SS
8 Bob Heise SS 8 Marty Martinez 3B
9 Tom Seaver P 9 Milt Pappas P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 --3 R NYM B. Heise M. Pappas 11% 61% Single to CF; Martin Scores
t2 0-0 0 12- OO NYM T. Agee M. Pappas -11% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Martin to 3B
b8 0-3 0 1-- OO ATL S. Jackson T. Seaver 7% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas 6% 60% Single to CF; Martin to 2B
t3 1-0 0 --- NYM C. Jones M. Pappas 6% 70% Double to RF

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' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell M. Pappas -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM C. Jones M. Pappas 4% 52% Double to CF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas -3% 49% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O NYM E. Charles M. Pappas -3% 46% Strikeout Looking
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 F. Alou T. Seaver 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- ATL F. Millan T. Seaver -2% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver -2% 43% Millan Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver 3% 47% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 2 -2- ATL T. Francona T. Seaver -2% 45% Single; Millan to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 ATL M. Lum T. Seaver -1% 44% Francona Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 6% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Martin M. Pappas 4% 54% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas 6% 60% Single to CF; Martin to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- OO NYM T. Agee M. Pappas -11% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Martin to 3B
t2 0-0 2 --3 R NYM B. Heise M. Pappas 11% 61% Single to CF; Martin Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-- NYM T. Seaver M. Pappas 2% 62% Single; Heise to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- O NYM K. Boswell M. Pappas -4% 59% Flyball: CF
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O ATL W. Hriniak T. Seaver 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O ATL S. Jackson T. Seaver 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver 1% 64% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- NYM C. Jones M. Pappas 6% 70% Double to RF
t3 1-0 0 -2- O NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Jones to 3B
t3 1-0 1 --3 RO NYM E. Charles M. Pappas 3% 73% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Jones Scores
t3 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin M. Pappas -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O ATL M. Pappas T. Seaver 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O ATL F. Alou T. Seaver 2% 76% Flyball: LF
b3 0-2 2 --- O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 1% 77% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas -1% 75% Lineout: CF
t4 2-0 1 --- NYM T. Agee M. Pappas 2% 77% Single to RF
t4 2-0 1 1-- O NYM B. Heise M. Pappas -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B; Agee to 2B
t4 2-0 2 -2- O NYM T. Seaver M. Pappas -2% 74% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver 3% 76% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-2 1 --- O ATL T. Francona T. Seaver 2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 1% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell M. Pappas -1% 78% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones M. Pappas -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas 1% 78% Single to RF
t5 2-0 2 1-- NYM E. Charles M. Pappas 1% 79% Wild Pitch; Shamsky to 2B
t5 2-0 2 -2- NYM E. Charles M. Pappas 0% 79% Wild Pitch; Shamsky to 3B
t5 2-0 2 --3 O NYM E. Charles M. Pappas -3% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O ATL W. Hriniak T. Seaver 3% 79% Flyball: LF
b5 0-2 1 --- O ATL S. Jackson T. Seaver 2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-2 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver 1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- O NYM J. Martin M. Pappas -1% 81% Flyball: CF
t6 2-0 1 --- NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas 1% 82% Single to RF
t6 2-0 1 1-- OO NYM T. Agee M. Pappas -3% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
Ralph Garr pinch hits for Milt Pappas (P) batting 9th
b6 0-2 0 --- O ATL R. Garr T. Seaver 3% 82% Flyball: LF
b6 0-2 1 --- O ATL F. Alou T. Seaver 2% 84% Flyball: CF
b6 0-2 2 --- O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 8-9-1
Claude Raymond replaces Ralph Garr (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-0 0 --- O NYM B. Heise C. Raymond -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t7 2-0 1 --- O NYM T. Seaver C. Raymond -1% 84% Strikeout
t7 2-0 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell C. Raymond -1% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b7 0-2 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron T. Seaver 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-2 1 --- O ATL T. Francona T. Seaver 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-2 2 --- O ATL M. Lum T. Seaver 1% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 2-3-4
t8 2-0 0 --- NYM C. Jones C. Raymond 5% 94% Single to SS; Jones to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)/Adv on E2
t8 2-0 0 --3 R NYM A. Shamsky C. Raymond 2% 96% Single to RF; Jones Scores/unER
t8 3-0 0 1-- OO NYM E. Charles C. Raymond -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 3-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin C. Raymond -0% 94% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b8 0-3 0 --- ATL W. Hriniak T. Seaver -4% 90% Single to LF
b8 0-3 0 1-- OO ATL S. Jackson T. Seaver 7% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 0-3 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez T. Seaver 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Braves 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 6-7-8
t9 3-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda C. Raymond -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-0 1 --- NYM T. Agee C. Raymond 0% 98% Single to CF
t9 3-0 1 1-- NYM B. Heise C. Raymond 0% 98% Wild Pitch; Agee to 2B
t9 3-0 1 -2- O NYM B. Heise C. Raymond -1% 97% Agee Picked off 2B (P-2B)
t9 3-0 2 --- O NYM B. Heise C. Raymond -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
Tommie Aaron pinch hits for Claude Raymond (P) batting 9th
b9 0-3 0 --- O ATL T. Aaron T. Seaver 2% 99% Popfly: SS
b9 0-3 1 --- O ATL F. Alou T. Seaver 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-3 2 --- O ATL F. Millan T. Seaver 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Braves 0.

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