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CLE
@BAL
4
3
MIN
@CAL
1
5
BOS
@NYY
0
1
CHW
@OAK
1
0
DET
@WSA
12
2
LAD
@ATL
1
5
NYM
@CHC
1
3
SFG
@CIN
5
4
HOU
@STL
3
4
 
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Saturday, May 11, 1968, 1:15PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 8,698, Time of Game: 2:05
Mets
1
11-15
 Lost 1 
10th, 6½ GB
at Cubs
3
13-15
 Won 1 
6th, 5½ GB
W: Bill Hands (3-2)
L: Tom Seaver (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Cubs            2  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  9  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 2 .192 .456 -0.063 0.66 0.000 -0.063 -0.5 5 3
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .588 -0.060 0.62 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 0 0
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .634 -0.078 0.82 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 0 1
Ron Swoboda RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .265 .883 0.073 0.86 0.102 -0.030 0.8 2 2 2B,SB
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .478 -0.112 1.06 0.000 -0.112 -1.0 12 0
Jerry Grote C 3 0 2 1 0 0 .325 .771 0.076 1.07 0.108 -0.032 0.8 3 1
Jerry Buchek 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .217 .525 -0.048 1.31 0.014 -0.063 -0.3 1 5
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .334 -0.103 1.35 0.000 -0.103 -0.8 1 0
Tom Seaver P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .243 -0.035 0.76 0.000 -0.035 -0.3 0 2
   Art Shamsky PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .669 -0.031 1.31 0.000 -0.031 -0.2
   Danny Frisella P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 1 4 .129 .318 -0.381 0.94 0.224 -0.607 -2.7 24 14
2B: R Swoboda (1, off B Hands).
TB: R Swoboda 3; J Grote 2.
RBI: J Grote (5).
2-out RBI: J Grote.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Swoboda-E Kranepool; J Buchek-E Kranepool.
Outfield Assists: R Swoboda (R Hundley at 2nd base); R Swoboda (R Santo at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: R Swoboda (1, 2nd base off B Hands/R Hundley).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .305 .752 -0.038 0.46 0.004 -0.042 -0.5 0 4
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .290 .684 -0.024 0.41 0.007 -0.031 -0.3 1 4
Billy Williams LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .304 .871 0.001 0.38 0.022 -0.021 -0.1 2 0 HBP
Ron Santo 3B 3 1 3 2 1 0 .267 .854 0.250 0.47 0.250 0.000 3.0 0 3 HR
Ernie Banks 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .716 -0.061 0.52 0.000 -0.061 -1.7 13 1 SH,GDP
Lou Johnson RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 .302 .809 0.011 0.55 0.042 -0.031 0.0 1 0 HBP
Randy Hundley C 3 0 2 1 0 0 .220 .574 0.023 0.61 0.040 -0.017 0.1 4 0
Adolfo Phillips CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .228 .714 -0.004 0.43 0.020 -0.024 -0.1 5 0 2B
Bill Hands P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .192 -0.039 0.44 0.000 -0.039 -0.7 1 1
Team Totals 29 3 9 3 1 3 .310 .823 0.119 0.47 0.385 -0.266 -0.3 27 13
2B: A Phillips (5, off T Seaver).
HR: R Santo (6, off T Seaver; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: E Banks (2, off T Seaver).
HBP: B Williams (2, by T Seaver); L Johnson (2, by T Seaver).
TB: R Santo 6; R Hundley 2; A Phillips 2; D Kessinger; G Beckert; B Williams.
GIDP: E Banks (6).
RBI: R Santo 2 (16); R Hundley (11).
2-out RBI: R Santo 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (1-3) 7 8 3 3 1 3 1 1.83 30 51 -0.130 0.50 -0.2
Danny Frisella 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.03 3 0 0 0.010 0.19 0.4
Team Totals 8 9 3 3 1 3 1 3.38 33 51 0 0 -0.120 0.47 0.3

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Hands, W (3-2) 9 4 1 1 1 4 0 2.19 32 78 0.380 0.94 2.7
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 4 0 1.00 32 78 0.380 0.94 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: T Seaver (3).
HBP: T Seaver 2 (3; B Williams, L Johnson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 50° F, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Cleon Jones LF 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Ken Boswell 2B 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Ron Swoboda RF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Ed Kranepool 1B 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Jerry Grote C 6 Lou Johnson RF
7 Jerry Buchek 3B 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Tommie Agee CF 8 Adolfo Phillips CF
9 Tom Seaver P 9 Bill Hands P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 21% 73% Home Run; Williams Scores
t4 0-3 2 --3 R NYM J. Grote B. Hands -7% 79% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Swoboda Scores
t2 0-2 2 1-3 O NYM T. Agee B. Hands 5% 77% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 0 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands 4% 70% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda B. Hands -4% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive)

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, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hands 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hands 1% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Hands 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver -1% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 1% 52% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 21% 73% Home Run; Williams Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O CHC E. Banks T. Seaver -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda B. Hands -4% 69% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-2 0 1-- NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands -3% 66% Swoboda Steals 2B
t2 0-2 0 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands 4% 70% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 1 -2- O NYM J. Grote B. Hands 3% 74% Flyball: RF; Swoboda to 3B
t2 0-2 2 --3 NYM J. Buchek B. Hands -1% 72% Walk
t2 0-2 2 1-3 O NYM T. Agee B. Hands 5% 77% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- CHC L. Johnson T. Seaver 2% 79% Hit By Pitch
b2 2-0 0 1-- CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 2% 81% Wild Pitch; Johnson to 2B
b2 2-0 0 -2- RO CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 3% 84% Single to RF (Line Drive); Johnson Scores; Hundley out at 2B/RF-SS
b2 3-0 1 --- CHC A. Phillips T. Seaver 2% 86% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b2 3-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Hands T. Seaver -2% 84% Fielder's Choice P; Phillips out at 3B/P-3B-SS
b2 3-0 2 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Hands 2% 85% Strikeout
t3 0-3 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hands 1% 86% Lineout: CF
t3 0-3 2 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hands 1% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver -1% 86% Lineout: RF
b3 3-0 1 --- CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 1% 87% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b3 3-0 1 1-- CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 1% 88% Walk; Williams to 2B
b3 3-0 1 12- OO CHC E. Banks T. Seaver -3% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Hands 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- NYM R. Swoboda B. Hands -4% 83% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-3 1 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands 3% 86% Groundout: 1B-P; Swoboda to 3B
t4 0-3 2 --3 R NYM J. Grote B. Hands -7% 79% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Swoboda Scores
t4 1-3 2 1-- O NYM J. Buchek B. Hands 2% 81% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- O CHC L. Johnson T. Seaver -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 1% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 3-1 1 1-- O CHC A. Phillips T. Seaver -2% 80% Popfly: SS
b4 3-1 2 1-- O CHC B. Hands T. Seaver -1% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- O NYM T. Agee B. Hands 3% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-3 1 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Hands 2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-3 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hands 1% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver -1% 83% Popfly: SS
b5 3-1 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 2-3-4
t6 1-3 0 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hands 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Hands 2% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-3 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Hands 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
b6 3-1 0 --- CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 2% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 3-1 0 1-- O CHC E. Banks T. Seaver -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Santo to 2B
b6 3-1 1 -2- O CHC L. Johnson T. Seaver -2% 86% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 2 -2- O CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver -2% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
t7 1-3 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands 3% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-3 1 --- NYM J. Grote B. Hands -4% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 1-3 1 1-- O NYM J. Buchek B. Hands 4% 88% Strikeout
t7 1-3 2 1-- O NYM T. Agee B. Hands 3% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
b7 3-1 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips T. Seaver -1% 90% Strikeout
b7 3-1 1 --- O CHC B. Hands T. Seaver -1% 89% Groundout: C-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 0% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 3-1 2 1-- CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver 1% 90% Single to LF (Pop Fly); Kessinger to 2B
b7 3-1 2 12- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver -2% 89% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 9-1-2
Art Shamsky pinch hits for Tom Seaver (P) batting 9th
t8 1-3 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky B. Hands 3% 92% Lineout: 2B
t8 1-3 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Hands 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-3 2 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Hands 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Danny Frisella facing 4-5-6
Danny Frisella replaces Art Shamsky (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-1 0 --- CHC R. Santo D. Frisella 1% 96% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
b8 3-1 0 1-- OO CHC E. Banks D. Frisella -1% 94% Line Drive Double Play: RF-1B
b8 3-1 2 --- O CHC L. Johnson D. Frisella -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 3-4-5
t9 1-3 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Hands 3% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-3 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Hands 2% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-3 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Hands 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 3.

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