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Standings
MIN
@BOS
2
4
CAL
@CLE
2
0
OAK
@DET
4
1
BAL
@NYY
5
1
CHW
@WSA
4
8
HOU
@ATL
0
5
HOU
@ATL
1
2
PIT
@CHC
1
6
PIT
@CHC
2
10
CIN
@LAD
3
2
NYM
@PHI
11
6
STL
@SFG
3
0
Saturday, July 6, 1968, 12:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:50
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Pirates
1
40-38
 Lost 1 
4th, 10½ GB
at Cubs
6
36-45
 Won 1 
9th, 15 GB
L: Luke Walker (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Cubs            0  0  0   2  1  1   2  0  X    6 12  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .342 .328 .670 -0.012 0.69 0.034 -0.046 -0.2 0 1
   Jose Pagan 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .211 .231 .442 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .317 .345 .662 0.062 0.67 0.092 -0.030 0.6 1 4
Roberto Clemente RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .249 .301 .431 .733 -0.089 0.78 0.054 -0.143 -1.2 2 0
Willie Stargell LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .264 .325 .505 .830 -0.046 1.16 0.040 -0.085 -0.5 1 1
Matty Alou CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .345 .386 .414 .799 0.005 1.04 0.062 -0.058 0.0 3 0
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .240 .311 .349 .660 0.062 0.96 0.104 -0.041 0.6 7 0
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .234 .301 .278 .579 -0.007 1.01 0.012 -0.019 -0.1 5 2
Carl Taylor C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .279 .354 .302 .656 -0.025 0.93 0.007 -0.032 -0.2 5 0 IW
Luke Walker P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.133 2.47 0.000 -0.133 -1.5 0 1 GDP
   Dock Ellis P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.031 1.29 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 0 1
   Bill Henry P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.006 0.25 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 2 6 33 .161 .212 .161 .373 -0.220 0.94 0.405 -0.624 -2.7 24 11
IBB: C Taylor (2, by F Jenkins).
TB: F Patek; B Mazeroski; D Clendenon; W Stargell; M Wills.
GIDP: L Walker (1).
RBI: D Clendenon (36).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
PB: C Taylor (3).
E: F Patek (3).
Outfield Assists: W Stargell (J Hickman at 3rd 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 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .252 .301 .300 .601 0.075 1.30 0.136 -0.061 -0.1 0 5
Glenn Beckert 2B 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .274 .302 .352 .654 0.139 0.57 0.158 -0.019 1.8 3 3 2·2B
Billy Williams RF-LF 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .270 .316 .433 .749 0.046 0.90 0.085 -0.039 0.6 1 0
Ron Santo 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .248 .340 .441 .782 -0.085 1.06 0.024 -0.108 -0.4 0 3 HR
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .240 .282 .425 .708 -0.125 1.23 0.003 -0.128 -0.7 7 0
   Dick Nen PR-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .205 .378 .584 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.4 4 0
Randy Hundley C 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .247 .290 .336 .625 0.140 0.79 0.159 -0.019 0.8 6 0
Gene Oliver LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .321 .200 .521 0.014 0.44 0.014 0.000 0.1 1 0
   Jose Arcia PR-CF 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .158 .179 .237 .416 0.067 0.91 0.082 -0.014 0.1 1 0
Jim Hickman CF-RF 2 1 2 1 2 0 4 .282 .364 .487 .851 0.178 1.02 0.178 0.000 2.8 4 0 3B,SB
Fergie Jenkins P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .167 .245 .250 .495 -0.166 1.48 0.000 -0.166 -1.9 0 2
Team Totals 36 6 12 5 5 5 41 .333 .415 .528 .942 0.282 0.98 0.839 -0.555 2.7 27 13
2B: G Beckert 2 (17, 2 off L Walker).
3B: J Hickman (2, off B Henry).
HR: R Santo (13, off B Henry, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: G Beckert 5; R Santo 4; J Hickman 4; R Hundley 2; E Banks; D Kessinger; G Oliver; B Williams.
RBI: D Kessinger 2 (17); R Hundley (36); J Hickman (9); R Santo (46).
2-out RBI: R Hundley; J Hickman.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Beckert-E Banks; D Kessinger-G Beckert-E Banks.
E: G Beckert (9).
Baserunning
SB: J Hickman (1, 2nd base off D Ellis/C Taylor).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luke Walker, L (0-1) 3 4 2 2 4 2 0 1.59 17 41 -0.093 1.43 -0.6
Dock Ellis 2.2 3 2 2 1 2 0 6.14 12 3 2 -0.165 1.21 -1.3
Bill Henry 2.1 5 2 2 0 1 1 4.82 12 1 0 -0.024 0.09 -0.9
Team Totals 8 12 6 6 5 5 1 6.75 41 41 4 2 -0.282 0.98 -2.7
L Walker faced 3 batters in the 4th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, W (8-9) 9 5 1 0 2 6 0 2.53 33 79 0.219 0.94 2.7
Team Totals 9 5 1 0 2 6 0 0.00 33 79 0.219 0.94 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F Jenkins (4; C Taylor).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Maury Wills 3B 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Freddie Patek SS 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Billy Williams RF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Matty Alou CF 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Donn Clendenon 1B 6 Randy Hundley C
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Gene Oliver LF
8 Carl Taylor C 8 Jim Hickman CF
9 Luke Walker P 9 Fergie Jenkins P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-1 1 123 RRO CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis 14% 68% Single to LF; Hundley Scores; Arcia Scores; Hickman out at 3B/LF-3B-SS
t2 1-0 1 123 OO PIT L. Walker F. Jenkins 13% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 1-0 0 1-3 OO PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 13% 38% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 0 12- CHC J. Hickman L. Walker 11% 64% Walk; Hundley to 3B; Arcia to 2B
b5 2-1 2 -2- R CHC R. Hundley D. Ellis 11% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive); Williams Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins 1% 53% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger L. Walker -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC G. Beckert L. Walker 4% 57% Double to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Williams L. Walker -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; Beckert to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CHC R. Santo L. Walker -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 0 1-- PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -6% 40% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Stargell to 2B; Alou to 1B
t2 0-0 0 12- R PIT D. Clendenon F. Jenkins -10% 29% Single to LF; Stargell Scores/unER; Alou to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins -0% 29% Flyball: LF; Alou to 3B; Clendenon to 2B
t2 1-0 1 -23 PIT C. Taylor F. Jenkins -1% 29% Intentional Walk
t2 1-0 1 123 OO PIT L. Walker F. Jenkins 13% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHC E. Banks L. Walker -2% 40% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley L. Walker -2% 38% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- CHC G. Oliver L. Walker 1% 39% Single to LF
Jose Arcia pinch runs for Gene Oliver (LF) batting 7th
b2 0-1 2 1-- CHC J. Hickman L. Walker 2% 42% Walk; Arcia to 2B
b2 0-1 2 12- O CHC F. Jenkins L. Walker -5% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
Billy Williams moves from RF to LF
Jose Arcia moves from PR to CF
Jim Hickman moves from CF to RF
t3 1-0 0 --- PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins -3% 33% Single to 3B/Bunt
t3 1-0 0 1-- PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins -9% 24% Single to LF; Wills to 3B
t3 1-0 0 1-3 OO PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 13% 38% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --3 O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins 4% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger L. Walker -3% 38% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- CHC G. Beckert L. Walker 5% 44% Double to LF
b3 0-1 1 -2- CHC B. Williams L. Walker 2% 46% Walk
b3 0-1 1 12- O CHC R. Santo L. Walker -3% 43% Groundout: SS-1B; Beckert to 3B; Williams to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -23 O CHC E. Banks L. Walker -7% 36% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins 2% 38% Flyball: RF
t4 1-0 1 --- O PIT D. Clendenon F. Jenkins 1% 39% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins -1% 38% Single to RF
t4 1-0 2 1-- O PIT C. Taylor F. Jenkins 2% 40% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 6-7-8
b4 0-1 0 --- CHC R. Hundley L. Walker 5% 45% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 0-1 0 1-- CHC J. Arcia L. Walker 8% 53% Walk; Hundley to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- CHC J. Hickman L. Walker 11% 64% Walk; Hundley to 3B; Arcia to 2B
Dock Ellis replaces Luke Walker pitching and batting 9th
b4 0-1 0 123 O CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis -10% 55% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 123 RRO CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis 14% 68% Single to LF; Hundley Scores; Arcia Scores; Hickman out at 3B/LF-3B-SS
b4 2-1 2 1-- O CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis -2% 66% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
t5 1-2 0 --- O PIT D. Ellis F. Jenkins 3% 69% Strikeout
t5 1-2 1 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 2% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins 1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- CHC B. Williams D. Ellis 3% 76% Walk
b5 2-1 0 1-- CHC R. Santo D. Ellis 3% 79% Passed Ball; Williams to 2B
b5 2-1 0 -2- O CHC R. Santo D. Ellis -4% 75% Flyball: LF
b5 2-1 1 -2- O CHC E. Banks D. Ellis -3% 72% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-1 2 -2- R CHC R. Hundley D. Ellis 11% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive); Williams Scores
b5 3-1 2 1-- O CHC J. Arcia D. Ellis -1% 81% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins -5% 76% Walk
t6 1-3 0 1-- O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins 5% 81% Foul Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 1 1-- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins 4% 84% Lineout: RF
t6 1-3 2 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon F. Jenkins 3% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 8-9-1
b6 3-1 0 --- CHC J. Hickman D. Ellis 2% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b6 3-1 0 1-- CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis 2% 90% Hickman Steals 2B
b6 3-1 0 -2- O CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis -2% 88% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 1 -2- O CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hickman to 3B
b6 3-1 2 --3 R CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis 6% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hickman Scores/No RBI; Beckert to 2B
Bill Henry replaces Dock Ellis pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-1 2 -2- O CHC B. Williams B. Henry -1% 92% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins 2% 94% Groundout: P-1B
t7 1-4 1 --- O PIT C. Taylor F. Jenkins 1% 95% Flyball: CF
t7 1-4 2 --- O PIT B. Henry F. Jenkins 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Bill Henry facing 4-5-6
b7 4-1 0 --- R CHC R. Santo B. Henry 2% 98% Home Run
b7 5-1 0 --- CHC E. Banks B. Henry 0% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Dick Nen pinch runs for Ernie Banks (1B) batting 5th
b7 5-1 0 1-- O CHC R. Hundley B. Henry -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 5-1 1 1-- O CHC J. Arcia B. Henry -0% 98% Strikeout
b7 5-1 2 1-- R CHC J. Hickman B. Henry 1% 99% Triple to LF; Hundley Scores
b7 6-1 2 --3 O CHC F. Jenkins B. Henry -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
Dick Nen moves from PR to 1B
t8 1-6 0 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-6 1 --- O PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-6 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Pirates' Bill Henry facing 1-2-3
Jose Pagan replaces Maury Wills playing 3B batting 1st
b8 6-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Henry -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 6-1 1 --- CHC G. Beckert B. Henry 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 6-1 1 1-- CHC B. Williams B. Henry 0% 100% Single to 2B; Beckert to 2B
b8 6-1 1 12- O CHC R. Santo B. Henry -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Beckert to 3B
b8 6-1 2 1-3 O CHC D. Nen B. Henry -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
t9 1-6 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-6 1 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-6 2 --- O PIT D. Clendenon F. Jenkins 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.

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