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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BAL
5
3
 
(10)
DET
@BOS
0
2
DET
@BOS
2
0
CHW
@CLE
1
2
MIN
@NYY
3
0
OAK
@WSA
2
4
NYM
@CHC
5
0
ATL
@CIN
1
3
STL
@HOU
3
2
PIT
@LAD
0
5
PHI
@SFG
5
1
Tuesday, June 4, 1968, 1:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 8,580, Time of Game: 2:31
Mets
5
21-27
 Won 1 
8th, 7 GB
at Cubs
0
25-24
 Lost 1 
5th, 3½ GB
W: Jerry Koosman (9-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  0   0  1  0   0  2  0    5  7  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cleon Jones CF-LF 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .232 .267 .391 .658 0.053 0.38 0.092 -0.039 0.4 1 0 HR
Ken Boswell 2B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .248 .281 .372 .653 0.045 0.34 0.055 -0.010 0.7 3 4 2B
Art Shamsky LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .258 .297 .408 .705 -0.053 0.57 0.000 -0.053 -0.8 2 1 SH
   Tommie Agee CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .219 .267 .486 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
J.C. Martin 1B 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .379 .525 .552 1.077 0.115 0.60 0.138 -0.022 1.4 14 0 2B
Jerry Grote C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .301 .358 .377 .735 0.091 0.45 0.106 -0.015 1.1 3 0 2B
Ron Swoboda RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .227 .313 .398 .711 -0.013 0.34 0.013 -0.026 -0.3 1 0
Kevin Collins 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .095 .174 .095 .269 -0.028 0.43 0.010 -0.038 -0.1 1 3
Al Weis SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .149 .216 .202 .418 -0.031 0.33 0.000 -0.031 -0.7 2 7
Jerry Koosman P 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .031 .061 .031 .092 -0.021 0.22 0.000 -0.021 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 7 4 2 10 37 .206 .250 .382 .632 0.158 0.41 0.414 -0.255 1.3 27 15
2B: K Boswell (3, off F Jenkins); J Martin (3, off F Jenkins); J Grote (8, off F Jenkins).
HR: C Jones (4, off F Jenkins, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: A Shamsky (3, off R Hernandez).
TB: C Jones 4; K Boswell 3; J Martin 3; J Grote 2; R Swoboda.
RBI: J Martin 2 (11); C Jones (12); J Grote (11).
2-out RBI: J Martin; C Jones; J Grote.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Weis-K Boswell-J Martin; A Shamsky-K Boswell.
E: K Boswell (8).
Outfield Assists: A Shamsky (R Santo at 2nd base).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .295 .298 .593 -0.071 0.77 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 1 1
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .258 .281 .337 .618 0.048 0.49 0.062 -0.014 0.6 1 4 2B
Billy Williams LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .324 .457 .781 -0.102 0.95 0.000 -0.102 -1.1 1 0
Ron Santo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .362 .466 .829 0.001 0.78 0.050 -0.048 -0.2 0 1
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249 .291 .441 .732 -0.076 0.85 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 7 1
Lou Johnson RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .270 .315 .395 .710 0.060 0.58 0.067 -0.008 0.6 3 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .247 .299 .358 .657 -0.095 1.19 0.037 -0.133 -0.4 13 0
Adolfo Phillips CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .186 .285 .331 .616 -0.056 0.98 0.027 -0.083 -0.8 1 0
Fergie Jenkins P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .138 .167 .241 .408 0.002 0.81 0.027 -0.024 0.0 0 0
   Jim Hickman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .308 .273 .580 -0.048 1.25 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 GDP
   Ramon Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Boccabella PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .250 .111 .361 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.4
Team Totals 34 0 8 0 2 3 36 .235 .278 .265 .542 -0.341 0.82 0.270 -0.611 -3.7 27 7
2B: G Beckert (7, off J Koosman).
TB: G Beckert 3; L Johnson 2; F Jenkins; R Hundley; R Santo; A Phillips.
GIDP: J Hickman (1).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: G Beckert (6); R Hernandez (1).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (9-2) 9 8 0 0 2 3 0 1.43 36 72 0.341 0.82 3.7
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 36 72 0.341 0.82 3.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, L (5-6) 7 5 3 3 2 9 1 2.73 28 62 -0.120 0.49 -0.2
Ramon Hernandez 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 7.94 9 0 0 -0.039 0.13 -1.2
Team Totals 9 7 5 4 2 10 1 4.00 37 62 0 0 -0.159 0.41 -1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 8,580.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Cleon Jones CF 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Ken Boswell 2B 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Art Shamsky LF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 J.C. Martin 1B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Jerry Grote C 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Ron Swoboda RF 6 Lou Johnson RF
7 Kevin Collins 3B 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Al Weis SS 8 Adolfo Phillips CF
9 Jerry Koosman P 9 Fergie Jenkins P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins 11% 60% Double to RF; Boswell Scores
b4 0-2 1 12- OO CHC R. Hundley J. Koosman 11% 78% Line Drive Double Play: LF-2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins 10% 71% Double to LF; Martin Scores
t5 2-0 2 --- R NYM C. Jones F. Jenkins 9% 85% Home Run
b5 0-3 2 -23 O CHC B. Williams J. Koosman 6% 89% Strikeout

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' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones F. Jenkins -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins 4% 52% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYM A. Shamsky F. Jenkins -3% 49% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins 11% 60% Double to RF; Boswell Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins 10% 71% Double to LF; Martin Scores
t1 2-0 2 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins -2% 68% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Koosman 2% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-2 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert J. Koosman 1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- O CHC B. Williams J. Koosman 1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O NYM K. Collins F. Jenkins -1% 71% Flyball: RF
t2 2-0 1 --- O NYM A. Weis F. Jenkins -1% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Koosman F. Jenkins -1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CHC R. Santo J. Koosman 2% 72% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Koosman 1% 73% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 --- CHC L. Johnson J. Koosman -1% 72% Single to RF
b2 0-2 2 1-- CHC R. Hundley J. Koosman -3% 69% Single to RF; Johnson to 3B
b2 0-2 2 1-3 O CHC A. Phillips J. Koosman 5% 74% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones F. Jenkins -1% 73% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky F. Jenkins -1% 71% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O CHC F. Jenkins J. Koosman 2% 73% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Koosman 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- CHC G. Beckert J. Koosman -1% 74% Single to CF
b3 0-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams J. Koosman 2% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- O NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins -1% 74% Foul Flyball: C
t4 2-0 2 --- NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins 1% 74% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-- O NYM K. Collins F. Jenkins -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- CHC R. Santo J. Koosman -5% 68% Single to CF
b4 0-2 0 1-- O CHC E. Banks J. Koosman 4% 72% Popfly: 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-- CHC L. Johnson J. Koosman -5% 67% Single to CF; Santo to 2B
b4 0-2 1 12- OO CHC R. Hundley J. Koosman 11% 78% Line Drive Double Play: LF-2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis F. Jenkins -1% 77% Flyball: RF
t5 2-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman F. Jenkins -1% 76% Strikeout
t5 2-0 2 --- R NYM C. Jones F. Jenkins 9% 85% Home Run
t5 3-0 2 --- NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins 1% 86% Walk
t5 3-0 2 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky F. Jenkins -1% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
b5 0-3 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips J. Koosman 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- CHC F. Jenkins J. Koosman -3% 84% Single to CF
b5 0-3 1 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Koosman 3% 87% Flyball: RF
b5 0-3 2 1-- CHC G. Beckert J. Koosman -4% 83% Double to CF; Jenkins to 3B
b5 0-3 2 -23 O CHC B. Williams J. Koosman 6% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t6 3-0 0 --- O NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins -1% 88% Flyball: RF
t6 3-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins -1% 88% Strikeout
t6 3-0 2 --- NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins 0% 88% Single to LF
t6 3-0 2 1-- O NYM K. Collins F. Jenkins -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
b6 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Santo J. Koosman 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-3 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Koosman 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-3 2 --- O CHC L. Johnson J. Koosman 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 8-9-1
t7 3-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis F. Jenkins -1% 91% Popfly: SS
t7 3-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman F. Jenkins -0% 91% Strikeout
t7 3-0 2 --- O NYM C. Jones F. Jenkins -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
b7 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley J. Koosman 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-3 1 --- CHC A. Phillips J. Koosman -3% 90% Single to LF
Jim Hickman pinch hits for Fergie Jenkins (P) batting 9th
b7 0-3 1 1-- OO CHC J. Hickman J. Koosman 5% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ramon Hernandez facing 2-3-4
Ramon Hernandez replaces Jim Hickman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 0 --- NYM K. Boswell R. Hernandez 1% 95% Single to SS
t8 3-0 0 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Hernandez -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Boswell to 2B
t8 3-0 1 -2- R NYM J. Martin R. Hernandez 2% 97% Single to LF; Boswell Scores
t8 4-0 1 1-- NYM J. Grote R. Hernandez 0% 98% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Martin to 2B
t8 4-0 1 12- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Hernandez -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Grote to 2B; Martin to 3B
t8 4-0 2 -23 RO NYM K. Collins R. Hernandez 1% 99% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Martin Scores/No RBI/unER; Grote out at Hm/2B-C
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
Cleon Jones moves from CF to LF
Tommie Agee replaces Art Shamsky (LF) playing CF batting 3rd
b8 0-5 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Koosman 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-5 1 --- CHC G. Beckert J. Koosman -1% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b8 0-5 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams J. Koosman 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 0-5 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo J. Koosman 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Ramon Hernandez facing 8-9-1
t9 5-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Hernandez -0% 100% Groundout: C unassisted
t9 5-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman R. Hernandez -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 5-0 2 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Hernandez -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
b9 0-5 0 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Koosman 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-5 1 --- CHC L. Johnson J. Koosman -0% 99% Walk
b9 0-5 1 1-- CHC R. Hundley J. Koosman -1% 99% Walk; Johnson to 2B
b9 0-5 1 12- O CHC A. Phillips J. Koosman 1% 100% Flyball: LF
John Boccabella pinch hits for Ramon Hernandez (P) batting 9th
b9 0-5 2 12- O CHC J. Boccabella J. Koosman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.

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