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DET
@CAL
8
2
CLE
@MIN
1
0
 
(12)
CHW
@NYY
2
7
BOS
@OAK
2
3
 
(12)
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@WSA
6
1
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@WSA
4
1
 
(10)
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@ATL
1
3
NYM
@CHC
1
0
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@CIN
1
5
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@CIN
6
11
PHI
@PIT
8
6
 
(12)
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@PIT
4
6
LAD
@STL
4
5
Wednesday, September 11, 1968, 2:30PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,552, Time of Game: 2:13
Mets
1
66-82
 Won 1 
9th, 25 GB
at Cubs
0
76-72
 Lost 1 
4th, 15 GB
W: Jim McAndrew (2-7)
L: Fergie Jenkins (17-14)
S: Cal Koonce (11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .224 .278 .258 .536 -0.055 0.85 0.019 -0.074 -0.6 1 2 SB
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .300 .352 .652 -0.019 0.84 0.043 -0.061 -0.2 2 1 SB
Larry Stahl CF-LF-RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .229 .307 .347 .654 -0.069 1.04 0.005 -0.074 -0.5 2 0
J.C. Martin 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .245 .313 .345 .658 -0.002 0.96 0.065 -0.068 -0.2 9 0 2B
Ed Kranepool LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .242 .284 .310 .594 -0.099 0.97 0.000 -0.099 -0.9 3 0
   Tommie Agee CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .236 .292 .528 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Grote C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .276 .352 .341 .693 0.145 0.85 0.174 -0.029 0.9 7 0 2B
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .241 .322 .369 .691 -0.081 0.84 0.000 -0.081 -0.7 1 0
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .133 .000 .133 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Buchek 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .192 .246 .231 .477 -0.053 0.71 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 1 4
   Ed Charles 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .327 .425 .752 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim McAndrew P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .000 .059 .000 .059 -0.008 0.79 0.030 -0.038 0.0 1 2
   Bill Short P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Cleon Jones LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .339 .442 .781 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 2 9 34 .156 .206 .219 .425 -0.241 0.88 0.336 -0.577 -2.7 27 9
2B: J Martin (9, off F Jenkins); J Grote (16, off F Jenkins).
TB: J Grote 3; J Martin 3; K Boswell.
RBI: J Grote (29).
2-out RBI: J Grote.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Boswell-B Harrelson-J Martin.
E: J Buchek (6).
Baserunning
SB: K Boswell (7, 2nd base off F Jenkins/R Hundley); B Harrelson (4, 2nd base off F Jenkins/R Hundley).

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 1 0 0 1 4 .248 .293 .298 .591 0.004 1.50 0.090 -0.087 -0.3 1 1
Glenn Beckert 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .297 .327 .371 .698 0.265 2.20 0.332 -0.067 0.9 0 3
Billy Williams RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .340 .506 .846 -0.430 3.24 0.000 -0.430 -1.8 2 0 GDP
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .291 .483 .774 -0.244 2.39 0.000 -0.244 -0.8 5 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .249 .355 .419 .774 -0.076 1.06 0.000 -0.076 -0.5 1 1
Jimmy McMath LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .182 .182 .182 .364 -0.094 1.33 0.000 -0.094 -0.5 4 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234 .285 .323 .608 -0.064 0.91 0.000 -0.064 -0.3 9 0
Adolfo Phillips CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .247 .329 .387 .716 0.017 1.24 0.068 -0.051 0.1 5 0
Fergie Jenkins P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .182 .234 .261 .495 -0.043 1.75 0.000 -0.043 -0.3 0 1 SH
   Al Spangler PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265 .344 .358 .702 -0.076 3.19 0.000 -0.076 -0.2
Team Totals 28 0 2 0 2 7 31 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.741 1.86 0.490 -1.232 -3.7 27 6
SH: F Jenkins (6, off J McAndrew).
TB: D Kessinger; G Beckert.
GIDP: B Williams (13).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 4.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim McAndrew, W (2-7) 8.1 2 0 0 2 7 0 2.19 29 84 0.306 1.48 2.6
Bill Short, H (8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.47 1 2 0 0.257 7.70 0.7
Cal Koonce, S (11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.92 1 2 0 0.179 6.90 0.4
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 2 7 0 0.00 31 84 4 0 0.742 1.86 3.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, L (17-14) 9 5 1 1 2 9 0 2.66 34 80 0.242 0.88 2.7
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 9 0 1.00 34 80 0.242 0.88 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 3,552.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 65° F, Wind 12mph in from Centerfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Ken Boswell 2B 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Larry Stahl CF 3 Billy Williams RF
4 J.C. Martin 1B 4 Ernie Banks 1B
5 Ed Kranepool LF 5 Ron Santo 3B
6 Jerry Grote C 6 Jimmy McMath LF
7 Ron Swoboda RF 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Jerry Buchek 3B 8 Adolfo Phillips CF
9 Jim McAndrew P 9 Fergie Jenkins P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-1 1 1-3 O CHC B. Williams B. Short 26% 82% Popfly: 3B
b9 0-1 1 1-- CHC G. Beckert J. McAndrew -26% 56% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kessinger to 3B
b9 0-1 2 1-3 O CHC E. Banks C. Koonce 18% 100% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins 15% 63% Double to LF; Martin Scores
b4 0-1 0 1-- OO CHC B. Williams J. McAndrew 10% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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 B. Harrelson F. Jenkins -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins 2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYM L. Stahl F. Jenkins 2% 52% Boswell Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYM L. Stahl F. Jenkins -3% 49% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins -3% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. McAndrew 2% 48% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC G. Beckert J. McAndrew -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams J. McAndrew 3% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks J. McAndrew 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool F. Jenkins -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins 3% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins -3% 48% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Buchek F. Jenkins -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo J. McAndrew 2% 48% Lineout: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. McMath J. McAndrew 1% 49% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Hundley J. McAndrew 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. McAndrew F. Jenkins -2% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson F. Jenkins -2% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips J. McAndrew 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHC F. Jenkins J. McAndrew 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. McAndrew 1% 50% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl F. Jenkins -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins 5% 53% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-0 1 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool F. Jenkins -4% 49% Foul Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 2 -2- R NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins 15% 63% Double to LF; Martin Scores
t4 1-0 2 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins -3% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- CHC G. Beckert J. McAndrew -5% 55% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b4 0-1 0 1-- OO CHC B. Williams J. McAndrew 10% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O CHC E. Banks J. McAndrew 1% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Buchek F. Jenkins -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. McAndrew F. Jenkins -1% 63% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson F. Jenkins -1% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- O CHC R. Santo J. McAndrew 3% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O CHC J. McMath J. McAndrew 2% 67% Flyball: RF
b5 0-1 2 --- O CHC R. Hundley J. McAndrew 1% 69% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins -2% 67% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 1 --- O NYM L. Stahl F. Jenkins -1% 65% Strikeout
t6 1-0 2 --- NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins 1% 66% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t6 1-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool F. Jenkins -2% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 8-9-1
b6 0-1 0 --- CHC A. Phillips J. McAndrew -7% 57% Walk
b6 0-1 0 1-- O CHC F. Jenkins J. McAndrew 3% 60% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Phillips to 2B
b6 0-1 1 -2- O CHC D. Kessinger J. McAndrew 6% 66% Flyball: CF; Phillips to 3B
b6 0-1 2 --3 O CHC G. Beckert J. McAndrew 7% 72% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins -2% 70% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins -1% 69% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 --- O NYM J. Buchek F. Jenkins -1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Williams J. McAndrew 5% 72% Popfly: 2B
b7 0-1 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. McAndrew 3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-1 2 --- O CHC R. Santo J. McAndrew 2% 78% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
t8 1-0 0 --- NYM J. McAndrew F. Jenkins 3% 81% Walk
t8 1-0 0 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson F. Jenkins -3% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 1-0 1 1-- NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins 2% 80% Harrelson Steals 2B
t8 1-0 1 -2- O NYM K. Boswell F. Jenkins -3% 77% Lineout: LF
t8 1-0 2 -2- NYM L. Stahl F. Jenkins 1% 77% Walk
t8 1-0 2 12- O NYM J. Martin F. Jenkins -4% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 6-7-8
b8 0-1 0 --- O CHC J. McMath J. McAndrew 6% 79% Strikeout
b8 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley J. McAndrew 4% 83% Flyball: CF
b8 0-1 2 --- O CHC A. Phillips J. McAndrew 3% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
t9 1-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool F. Jenkins -1% 85% Flyball: CF
t9 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote F. Jenkins -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t9 1-0 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda F. Jenkins -1% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 9-1-2
Larry Stahl moves from CF to LF
Tommie Agee replaces Ed Kranepool (LF) playing CF batting 5th
Al Spangler pinch hits for Fergie Jenkins (P) batting 9th
b9 0-1 0 --- O CHC A. Spangler J. McAndrew 8% 91% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-1 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. McAndrew -9% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b9 0-1 1 1-- CHC G. Beckert J. McAndrew -26% 56% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kessinger to 3B
Bill Short replaces Jim McAndrew pitching and batting 9th
b9 0-1 1 1-3 O CHC B. Williams B. Short 26% 82% Popfly: 3B
Cal Koonce replaces Ron Swoboda (RF) pitching and batting 7th
Ed Charles replaces Jerry Buchek playing 3B batting 8th
Cleon Jones replaces Bill Short (P) playing LF batting 9th
Larry Stahl moves from LF to RF
b9 0-1 2 1-3 O CHC E. Banks C. Koonce 18% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.

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