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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
2
4
 
(11)
KCR
@CAL
15
1
CHW
@MIN
3
4
BAL
@NYY
5
3
BAL
@NYY
14
2
SEP
@OAK
6
4
SEP
@OAK
7
11
CLE
@WSA
3
4
LAD
@ATL
1
4
NYM
@CHC
3
2
NYM
@CHC
3
2
SDP
@CIN
2
3
SDP
@CIN
0
12
SFG
@HOU
1
3
PIT
@MON
4
6
PHI
@STL
5
0
Sunday, May 4, 1969,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 40,484, Time of Game: 2:29
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Mets
3
11-14
 Won 2 
4th, 6 GB
at Cubs
2
18-9
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Tug McGraw (3-0)
L: Dick Selma (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    3  8  0
Cubs            2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  9  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rod Gaspar CF-RF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .221 .299 .247 .546 -0.102 1.19 0.035 -0.137 -0.9 3 0
Wayne Garrett 3B 4 0 3 0 0 1 4 .318 .400 .455 .855 0.068 1.02 0.101 -0.033 0.5 0 2 2B
Ken Boswell 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .299 .365 .379 .744 0.170 1.46 0.212 -0.042 1.8 4 4 2B
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .398 .439 .561 1.000 -0.110 1.50 0.078 -0.189 -0.8 2 0 CS,GDP
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .311 .358 .514 .872 -0.065 1.04 0.003 -0.067 -0.3 5 0 IW
Ron Swoboda RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .258 .311 .379 .690 0.057 1.58 0.237 -0.180 -0.7 2 0 GDP
   Tommie Agee CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .320 .500 .820 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jerry Grote C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .197 .254 .262 .516 -0.072 1.14 0.024 -0.096 -0.3 9 1
Al Weis SS 3 0 1 0 0 2 4 .143 .182 .143 .325 -0.008 0.94 0.034 -0.042 -0.3 1 1 SH
Tug McGraw P 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.056 1.03 0.011 -0.067 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 31 3 8 2 5 5 37 .258 .361 .323 .684 -0.118 1.22 0.735 -0.853 -1.6 27 9
2B: K Boswell (2, off D Selma); W Garrett (3, off D Selma).
SH: A Weis (1, off T Abernathy).
IBB: E Kranepool (1, by P Regan).
TB: W Garrett 4; K Boswell 4; C Jones; A Weis.
GIDP: R Swoboda (3); C Jones (3).
RBI: C Jones (16); K Boswell (6).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. A Weis-K Boswell-E Kranepool; W Garrett-K Boswell-E Kranepool; J Grote-K Boswell.
Baserunning
CS: C Jones (5, 2nd base by D Selma/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 1 2 0 0 0 4 .318 .392 .455 .847 0.032 1.12 0.096 -0.065 0.6 0 4 2B
Glenn Beckert 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .265 .313 .294 .607 0.052 1.20 0.106 -0.054 0.4 3 4
Billy Williams LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .282 .323 .402 .724 -0.036 1.65 0.096 -0.133 0.3 1 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .217 .378 .457 .835 -0.204 1.87 0.030 -0.234 -1.2 0 2 CS,GDP
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .275 .327 .343 .671 0.107 1.48 0.152 -0.045 0.1 14 0
   Nate Oliver PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Randy Hundley C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .281 .381 .406 .787 -0.016 2.34 0.120 -0.136 0.2 6 2
Jim Hickman RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .154 .190 .154 .344 -0.036 2.54 0.103 -0.139 -0.7 1 0
Don Young CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .218 .307 .295 .602 -0.190 1.97 0.000 -0.190 -1.1 2 0 GDP
   Gene Oliver PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.203 7.27 0.000 -0.203 -0.5
Dick Selma P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 -0.059 1.16 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 0 3
   Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Adolfo Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .500 .143 .643 -0.064 2.49 0.000 -0.064 -0.2
   Ted Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Team Totals 33 2 9 1 2 8 35 .273 .314 .303 .617 -0.617 1.92 0.703 -1.322 -2.6 27 18
2B: D Kessinger (12, off T McGraw).
TB: D Kessinger 3; R Hundley 2; E Banks 2; J Hickman; G Beckert; B Williams.
GIDP: R Santo (5); D Young (2).
RBI: B Williams (15).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Kessinger-G Beckert-E Banks; P Regan-R Hundley-E Banks.
Baserunning
CS: R Santo (3, 2nd base by T McGraw/J Grote).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tug McGraw, W (3-0) 9 9 2 2 2 8 0 1.61 35 67 0.618 1.92 2.6
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 8 0 2.00 35 67 0.618 1.92 2.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, L (2-3) 6.2 6 3 3 3 5 0 5.23 27 52 -0.031 1.18 0.1
Phil Regan 1.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.86 6 2 0 0.110 1.65 1.0
Ted Abernathy 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.42 4 0 0 0.039 0.91 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 5 5 0 3.00 37 52 2 0 0.118 1.22 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: D Selma 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: P Regan (1; E Kranepool).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Frank Secory.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 40,484.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Rod Gaspar CF 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Wayne Garrett 3B 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Ken Boswell 2B 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Cleon Jones LF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Ed Kranepool 1B 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Ron Swoboda RF 6 Randy Hundley C
7 Jerry Grote C 7 Jim Hickman RF
8 Al Weis SS 8 Don Young CF
9 Tug McGraw P 9 Dick Selma P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-3 2 1-3 O CHC G. Oliver T. McGraw 20% 100% Strikeout
t7 2-2 2 12- R NYM T. McGraw D. Selma 19% 68% Wild Pitch; Swoboda Scores; Weis to 3B
t8 3-2 1 123 OO NYM R. Swoboda P. Regan -14% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
t6 2-2 1 12- OO NYM C. Jones D. Selma -13% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 2-3 1 1-- O CHC R. Hundley T. McGraw 11% 90% Flyball: CF

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' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Gaspar D. Selma 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM W. Garrett D. Selma -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 1-- R NYM K. Boswell D. Selma 11% 61% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Gaspar Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- R NYM C. Jones D. Selma 8% 69% Single to CF; Boswell Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma -3% 66% Jones Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 2-0 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma -1% 65% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger T. McGraw -6% 59% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b1 0-2 0 -2- CHC G. Beckert T. McGraw -7% 52% Single to LF; Kessinger to 3B
b1 0-2 0 1-3 R CHC B. Williams T. McGraw -10% 42% Single to RF; Kessinger Scores; Beckert to 3B
b1 1-2 0 1-3 ROO CHC R. Santo T. McGraw 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Beckert Scores/No RBI
b1 2-2 2 --- O CHC E. Banks T. McGraw 1% 50% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
t2 2-2 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda D. Selma -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 2-2 1 --- O NYM J. Grote D. Selma -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-2 2 --- O NYM A. Weis D. Selma -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 6-7-8
b2 2-2 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley T. McGraw 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 2-2 1 --- O CHC J. Hickman T. McGraw 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 2-2 2 --- O CHC D. Young T. McGraw 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 9-1-2
t3 2-2 0 --- O NYM T. McGraw D. Selma -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t3 2-2 1 --- O NYM R. Gaspar D. Selma -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-2 2 --- NYM W. Garrett D. Selma 2% 48% Double to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t3 2-2 2 -2- NYM K. Boswell D. Selma 0% 49% Wild Pitch; Garrett to 3B
t3 2-2 2 --3 O NYM K. Boswell D. Selma -4% 44% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 9-1-2
b3 2-2 0 --- O CHC D. Selma T. McGraw 3% 47% Strikeout
b3 2-2 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. McGraw 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b3 2-2 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. McGraw 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
t4 2-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones D. Selma -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-2 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda D. Selma -1% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 3-4-5
b4 2-2 0 --- O CHC B. Williams T. McGraw 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b4 2-2 1 --- CHC R. Santo T. McGraw -3% 44% Walk
b4 2-2 1 1-- OO CHC E. Banks T. McGraw 6% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Santo Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 7-8-9
t5 2-2 0 --- O NYM J. Grote D. Selma -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-2 1 --- O NYM A. Weis D. Selma -2% 45% Strikeout
t5 2-2 2 --- O NYM T. McGraw D. Selma -1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 6-7-8
b5 2-2 0 --- CHC R. Hundley T. McGraw -5% 39% Single to LF
b5 2-2 0 1-- O CHC J. Hickman T. McGraw 4% 43% Lineout: LF
b5 2-2 1 1-- OO CHC D. Young T. McGraw 7% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
t6 2-2 0 --- O NYM R. Gaspar D. Selma -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t6 2-2 1 --- NYM W. Garrett D. Selma 4% 50% Single to RF
t6 2-2 1 1-- NYM K. Boswell D. Selma 5% 55% Single to RF; Garrett to 2B
t6 2-2 1 12- OO NYM C. Jones D. Selma -13% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 9-1-2
b6 2-2 0 --- O CHC D. Selma T. McGraw 3% 46% Groundout: C unassisted
b6 2-2 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger T. McGraw -4% 42% Single to LF
b6 2-2 1 1-- O CHC G. Beckert T. McGraw 4% 46% Flyball: CF
b6 2-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams T. McGraw 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 5-6-7
t7 2-2 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma -4% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-2 1 --- NYM R. Swoboda D. Selma 4% 50% Walk
t7 2-2 1 1-- O NYM J. Grote D. Selma -5% 45% Flyball: RF
t7 2-2 2 1-- NYM A. Weis D. Selma 3% 49% Single to LF; Swoboda to 2B
t7 2-2 2 12- R NYM T. McGraw D. Selma 19% 68% Wild Pitch; Swoboda Scores; Weis to 3B
t7 3-2 2 --3 NYM T. McGraw D. Selma 1% 69% Walk
Phil Regan replaces Dick Selma pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-2 2 1-3 O NYM R. Gaspar P. Regan -6% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 4-5-6
b7 2-3 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. McGraw 5% 69% Strikeout
b7 2-3 1 --- CHC E. Banks T. McGraw -5% 63% Single to LF
b7 2-3 1 1-- CHC R. Hundley T. McGraw -7% 56% Single to LF; Banks to 2B
b7 2-3 1 12- O CHC J. Hickman T. McGraw 8% 64% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Banks to 3B
b7 2-3 2 1-3 O CHC D. Young T. McGraw 11% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Phil Regan facing 2-3-4
t8 3-2 0 --- NYM W. Garrett P. Regan 3% 78% Single to RF
t8 3-2 0 1-- NYM K. Boswell P. Regan 5% 83% Single to RF; Garrett to 2B
t8 3-2 0 12- O NYM C. Jones P. Regan 0% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; Garrett to 3B; Boswell to 2B
t8 3-2 1 -23 NYM E. Kranepool P. Regan 0% 83% Intentional Walk
t8 3-2 1 123 OO NYM R. Swoboda P. Regan -14% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 9-1-2
Tommie Agee replaces Ron Swoboda (RF) playing CF batting 6th
Rod Gaspar moves from CF to RF
Adolfo Phillips pinch hits for Phil Regan (P) batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips T. McGraw 6% 76% Strikeout
b8 2-3 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. McGraw 5% 80% Flyball: RF
b8 2-3 2 --- CHC G. Beckert T. McGraw -4% 77% Walk
b8 2-3 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams T. McGraw 7% 84% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 7-8-9
Ted Abernathy replaces Adolfo Phillips (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-2 0 --- NYM J. Grote T. Abernathy 2% 86% Walk
t9 3-2 0 1-- O NYM A. Weis T. Abernathy -1% 85% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Grote to 2B
t9 3-2 1 -2- O NYM T. McGraw T. Abernathy -3% 82% Groundout: P-1B
t9 3-2 2 -2- O NYM R. Gaspar T. Abernathy -3% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 4-5-6
b9 2-3 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. McGraw 9% 89% Strikeout
b9 2-3 1 --- CHC E. Banks T. McGraw -10% 79% Single to LF
Nate Oliver pinch runs for Ernie Banks (1B) batting 5th
b9 2-3 1 1-- O CHC R. Hundley T. McGraw 11% 90% Flyball: CF
b9 2-3 2 1-- CHC J. Hickman T. McGraw -10% 80% Single to CF; Oliver to 3B
Gene Oliver pinch hits for Don Young (CF) batting 8th
b9 2-3 2 1-3 O CHC G. Oliver T. McGraw 20% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.

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