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Scores
Standings
MIN
@CHW
7
3
CAL
@KCR
1
2
CIN
@ATL
4
9
HOU
@LAD
1
7
CHC
@MON
2
5
PHI
@PIT
4
2
SFG
@SDP
6
1
NYM
@STL
10
2
Monday, June 30, 1969,
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 21,922, Time of Game: 2:26
Reds
4
38-33
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
at Braves
9
44-30
 Won 3 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Phil Niekro (13-5)
L: Tony Cloninger (4-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   4  0  0   0  0  0    4 11  2
Braves          0  0  6   0  2  0   1  0  X    9 10  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .320 .414 .452 .866 0.105 0.78 0.111 -0.006 0.9 0 0 3B
Bobby Tolan CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .315 .353 .539 .892 -0.141 1.10 0.001 -0.142 -1.3 7 0 SH
Alex Johnson LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .341 .379 .516 .895 -0.146 0.99 0.003 -0.149 -1.0 2 0 2B
Tony Perez 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .339 .382 .564 .946 0.015 0.54 0.059 -0.044 0.2 1 1 HR
Lee May 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .316 .360 .618 .978 0.065 0.89 0.094 -0.029 0.8 8 0
Johnny Bench C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .337 .402 .518 .920 -0.041 1.06 0.036 -0.078 -0.1 4 0
Tommy Helms 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .230 .269 .273 .543 0.041 1.00 0.105 -0.064 1.1 1 2 2B
Darrel Chaney SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .213 .304 .262 .567 -0.063 0.77 0.000 -0.063 -0.8 0 4
Tony Cloninger P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .162 .205 .270 .475 0.082 1.16 0.082 0.000 0.7 0 0
   Pedro Ramos P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ted Savage PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .323 .321 .644 -0.017 0.70 0.000 -0.017 -0.1
   Jack Fisher P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 2
   Fred Whitfield PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .409 .235 .644 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
Team Totals 37 4 11 3 2 4 40 .297 .333 .486 .820 -0.112 0.87 0.491 -0.604 -0.1 24 9
2B: T Helms (8, off P Niekro); A Johnson (11, off P Niekro).
3B: P Rose (4, off P Niekro).
HR: T Perez (17, off P Niekro, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF).
SH: B Tolan (7, off P Niekro).
TB: T Perez 5; P Rose 4; T Helms 3; L May 2; A Johnson 2; B Tolan; T Cloninger.
RBI: T Helms 2 (22); T Perez (52).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: A Johnson (12); T Helms (13).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .310 .341 .399 .740 0.054 0.68 0.084 -0.030 0.2 2 0
Tony Gonzalez LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .238 .321 .332 .653 0.107 0.76 0.147 -0.040 0.6 2 0 2B
Hank Aaron RF 5 1 1 3 0 0 5 .333 .430 .663 1.093 0.096 0.50 0.117 -0.021 1.1 1 0 HR
Orlando Cepeda 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .247 .329 .463 .791 -0.028 0.42 0.011 -0.039 -0.1 11 0
Felix Millan 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .319 .367 .686 -0.022 0.49 0.016 -0.038 -0.1 3 3
Clete Boyer 3B 2 1 1 2 2 0 4 .212 .311 .360 .670 0.061 0.35 0.071 -0.009 2.1 2 2 2B,SB
Sonny Jackson SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .338 .339 .677 -0.030 0.46 0.007 -0.038 -0.9 1 3
Bob Didier C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .224 .262 .276 .539 -0.002 0.46 0.026 -0.028 0.6 5 0
Phil Niekro P 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .130 .149 .174 .323 0.151 0.56 0.157 -0.006 1.7 0 0 2B
Team Totals 36 9 10 8 3 2 39 .278 .333 .444 .778 0.387 0.53 0.636 -0.249 5.3 27 8
2B: T Gonzalez (8, off T Cloninger); C Boyer (7, off P Ramos); P Niekro (2, off J Fisher).
HR: H Aaron (21, off T Cloninger, 3rd inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: H Aaron 4; P Niekro 3; F Alou 2; C Boyer 2; T Gonzalez 2; F Millan; B Didier; S Jackson.
RBI: H Aaron 3 (45); P Niekro 2 (4); C Boyer 2 (22); T Gonzalez (21).
2-out RBI: P Niekro 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
PB: B Didier (14).
Baserunning
SB: C Boyer (1, 2nd base off J Fisher/J Bench).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tony Cloninger, L (4-11) 2 4 5 5 2 1 1 5.93 13 27 -0.268 0.97 -3.5
Pedro Ramos 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.60 5 1 1 -0.043 0.30 -1.2
Jack Fisher 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 4.98 21 0 0 -0.076 0.32 -0.7
Team Totals 8 10 9 8 3 2 1 9.00 39 27 1 1 -0.387 0.53 -5.3
T Cloninger faced 5 batters in the 3rd inning.

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, W (13-5) 9 11 4 4 2 4 1 2.23 40 51 0.113 0.87 0.1
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 2 4 1 4.00 40 51 0.113 0.87 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: P Niekro 4 (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 21,922.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Atlanta Braves
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Felipe Alou CF
2 Bobby Tolan CF 2 Tony Gonzalez LF
3 Alex Johnson LF 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Tony Perez 3B 4 Orlando Cepeda 1B
5 Lee May 1B 5 Felix Millan 2B
6 Johnny Bench C 6 Clete Boyer 3B
7 Tommy Helms 2B 7 Sonny Jackson SS
8 Darrel Chaney SS 8 Bob Didier C
9 Tony Cloninger P 9 Phil Niekro P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 12- R ATL T. Gonzalez T. Cloninger 15% 80% Double to RF; Niekro Scores; Alou to 3B
b5 6-4 2 12- RR ATL P. Niekro J. Fisher 12% 94% Double to CF; Jackson Scores; Didier Scores
b3 1-0 0 -23 RRR ATL H. Aaron T. Cloninger 11% 91% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Alou Scores; Gonzalez Scores
t4 1-6 0 -23 RR CIN T. Helms P. Niekro -8% 77% Double to LF; May Scores; Bench Scores
t3 0-0 1 1-3 O CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro 8% 50% Popfly: 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro -3% 44% Wild Pitch; Rose to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro 1% 45% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Rose to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 O CIN A. Johnson P. Niekro 6% 51% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 4% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tony Cloninger facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou T. Cloninger -2% 52% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- O ATL T. Gonzalez T. Cloninger -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- ATL H. Aaron T. Cloninger 1% 52% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Aaron to 1B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O ATL O. Cepeda T. Cloninger -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. May P. Niekro 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN J. Bench P. Niekro 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CIN T. Helms P. Niekro 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tony Cloninger facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Millan T. Cloninger -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- ATL C. Boyer T. Cloninger 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O ATL S. Jackson T. Cloninger -3% 52% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O ATL B. Didier T. Cloninger -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney P. Niekro 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- CIN T. Cloninger P. Niekro -3% 50% Single to SS
t3 0-0 1 1-- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -2% 48% Wild Pitch; Cloninger to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -3% 44% Passed Ball; Cloninger to 3B
t3 0-0 1 --3 CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -2% 42% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-3 O CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro 8% 50% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 2 1-3 O CIN A. Johnson P. Niekro 5% 55% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Tony Cloninger facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- ATL P. Niekro T. Cloninger 4% 59% Single to RF
b3 0-0 0 1-- ATL F. Alou T. Cloninger 6% 65% Single to LF; Niekro to 2B
b3 0-0 0 12- R ATL T. Gonzalez T. Cloninger 15% 80% Double to RF; Niekro Scores; Alou to 3B
b3 1-0 0 -23 RRR ATL H. Aaron T. Cloninger 11% 91% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Alou Scores; Gonzalez Scores
b3 4-0 0 --- ATL O. Cepeda T. Cloninger 1% 92% Walk
Pedro Ramos replaces Tony Cloninger pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 0 1-- ATL F. Millan P. Ramos 2% 93% Single to CF; Cepeda to 2B
b3 4-0 0 12- RR ATL C. Boyer P. Ramos 4% 97% Double to CF; Cepeda Scores; Millan Scores
b3 6-0 0 -2- O ATL S. Jackson P. Ramos -1% 97% Bunt Popfly: P
b3 6-0 1 -2- O ATL B. Didier P. Ramos -0% 96% Flyball: CF
b3 6-0 2 -2- O ATL P. Niekro P. Ramos -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Braves 6.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
t4 0-6 0 --- R CIN T. Perez P. Niekro -3% 93% Home Run (Deep CF)
t4 1-6 0 --- CIN L. May P. Niekro -2% 91% Single to LF
t4 1-6 0 1-- CIN J. Bench P. Niekro -4% 88% Walk; May to 2B
t4 1-6 0 12- CIN T. Helms P. Niekro -2% 85% Wild Pitch; May to 3B; Bench to 2B
t4 1-6 0 -23 RR CIN T. Helms P. Niekro -8% 77% Double to LF; May Scores; Bench Scores
t4 3-6 0 -2- O CIN D. Chaney P. Niekro 2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B; Helms to 3B
Ted Savage pinch hits for Pedro Ramos (P) batting 9th
t4 3-6 1 --3 R CIN T. Savage P. Niekro -2% 77% Wild Pitch; Helms Scores
t4 4-6 1 --- O CIN T. Savage P. Niekro 2% 79% Strikeout
t4 4-6 2 --- CIN P. Rose P. Niekro -3% 76% Triple to CF
t4 4-6 2 --3 O CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro 4% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Reds' Jack Fisher facing 1-2-3
Jack Fisher replaces Ted Savage (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 6-4 0 --- ATL F. Alou J. Fisher 2% 82% Single to RF
b4 6-4 0 1-- O ATL T. Gonzalez J. Fisher -2% 80% Flyball: CF
b4 6-4 1 1-- O ATL H. Aaron J. Fisher -2% 78% Flyball: CF
b4 6-4 2 1-- O ATL O. Cepeda J. Fisher -1% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 6.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 3-4-5
t5 4-6 0 --- O CIN A. Johnson P. Niekro 3% 80% Popfly: 2B
t5 4-6 1 --- CIN T. Perez P. Niekro -3% 76% Single to LF
t5 4-6 1 1-- CIN L. May P. Niekro -5% 71% Single to CF; Perez to 2B
t5 4-6 1 12- O CIN J. Bench P. Niekro 6% 77% Foul Flyball: C
t5 4-6 2 12- O CIN T. Helms P. Niekro 5% 82% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Reds' Jack Fisher facing 5-6-7
b5 6-4 0 --- O ATL F. Millan J. Fisher -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 6-4 1 --- O ATL C. Boyer J. Fisher -1% 80% Foul Flyball: C
b5 6-4 2 --- ATL S. Jackson J. Fisher 1% 81% Single to LF
b5 6-4 2 1-- ATL B. Didier J. Fisher 1% 82% Single to LF; Jackson to 2B
b5 6-4 2 12- RR ATL P. Niekro J. Fisher 12% 94% Double to CF; Jackson Scores; Didier Scores
b5 8-4 2 -2- O ATL F. Alou J. Fisher -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 8.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-8, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 8-9-1
t6 4-8 0 --- O CIN D. Chaney P. Niekro 1% 94% Popfly: 2B
t6 4-8 1 --- O CIN J. Fisher P. Niekro 1% 95% Strikeout
t6 4-8 2 --- O CIN P. Rose P. Niekro 0% 96% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-4, Reds' Jack Fisher facing 2-3-4
b6 8-4 0 --- O ATL T. Gonzalez J. Fisher -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 8-4 1 --- O ATL H. Aaron J. Fisher -0% 95% Foul Flyball: C
b6 8-4 2 --- O ATL O. Cepeda J. Fisher -0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 8.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-8, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
t7 4-8 0 --- O CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro 1% 96% Lineout: 1B
t7 4-8 1 --- O CIN A. Johnson P. Niekro 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t7 4-8 2 --- O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-4, Reds' Jack Fisher facing 5-6-7
b7 8-4 0 --- O ATL F. Millan J. Fisher -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b7 8-4 1 --- ATL C. Boyer J. Fisher 0% 98% Walk
b7 8-4 1 1-- ATL S. Jackson J. Fisher 0% 98% Boyer Steals 2B
b7 8-4 1 -2- O ATL S. Jackson J. Fisher -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 8-4 2 -2- R ATL B. Didier J. Fisher 1% 99% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Boyer Scores/No RBI/unER; Didier to 2B
b7 9-4 2 -2- O ATL P. Niekro J. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 9.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 5-6-7
t8 4-9 0 --- O CIN L. May P. Niekro 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-9 1 --- O CIN J. Bench P. Niekro 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-9 2 --- CIN T. Helms P. Niekro -0% 99% Single to LF
t8 4-9 2 1-- O CIN D. Chaney P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-4, Reds' Jack Fisher facing 1-2-3
b8 9-4 0 --- O ATL F. Alou J. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 9-4 1 --- O ATL T. Gonzalez J. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 9-4 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron J. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 9.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-9, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
Fred Whitfield pinch hits for Jack Fisher (P) batting 9th
t9 4-9 0 --- O CIN F. Whitfield P. Niekro 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 4-9 1 --- O CIN P. Rose P. Niekro 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-9 2 --- CIN B. Tolan P. Niekro -0% 100% Single to 1B/Bunt
t9 4-9 2 1-- CIN A. Johnson P. Niekro -0% 100% Double to RF; Tolan to 3B
t9 4-9 2 -23 O CIN T. Perez P. Niekro 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Braves 9.

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