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Standings
CLE
@BAL
1
5
KCR
@CAL
2
5
BOS
@NYY
7
6
BOS
@NYY
1
4
OAK
@SEP
6
2
DET
@WSA
3
7
NYM
@CHC
5
4
ATL
@CIN
9
8
ATL
@CIN
4
10
LAD
@HOU
7
10
PIT
@MON
9
3
SDP
@SFG
10
3
PHI
@STL
2
8
Tuesday, July 15, 1969,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 38,608, Time of Game: 2:24
Mets
5
50-37
 Won 1 
2nd, 5 GB
at Cubs
4
58-35
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Gary Gentry (9-7)
L: Dick Selma (9-4)
S: Ron Taylor (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  1   3  1  0   0  0  0    5  9  1
Cubs            0  0  1   0  0  1   0  2  0    4  8  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .281 .341 .512 .853 0.097 0.75 0.139 -0.042 0.6 4 0 3B
Ken Boswell 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .253 .310 .358 .669 0.026 0.63 0.088 -0.063 0.6 4 1 HR
Cleon Jones LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .345 .425 .518 .943 -0.086 0.75 0.009 -0.095 -0.9 0 0 GDP
Art Shamsky RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .331 .413 .532 .945 0.009 0.81 0.043 -0.034 -0.2 0 0
   Rod Gaspar PH-RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .221 .313 .286 .598 -0.005 0.29 0.007 -0.012 -0.2 0 0 CS
Wayne Garrett 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .275 .348 .333 .681 -0.027 0.71 0.026 -0.053 -0.4 2 1
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .298 .387 .685 0.024 0.91 0.078 -0.054 -0.1 6 2
J.C. Martin C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .220 .265 .341 .607 -0.091 0.95 0.018 -0.109 -0.8 6 0
Al Weis SS 4 2 2 3 0 1 4 .217 .273 .297 .570 0.307 1.04 0.332 -0.025 2.6 3 4 HR
Gary Gentry P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .125 .146 .150 .296 -0.036 0.75 0.000 -0.036 -0.6 1 2 SH
   Ron Taylor P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.019 0.66 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 33 5 9 5 2 11 36 .273 .314 .515 .829 0.199 0.78 0.740 -0.542 0.4 27 10
3B: T Agee (4, off D Selma).
HR: A Weis (1, off D Selma, 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs); K Boswell (3, off D Selma, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SH: G Gentry (5, off D Selma).
TB: K Boswell 5; A Weis 5; T Agee 3; E Kranepool; W Garrett; J Martin; A Shamsky.
GIDP: C Jones (7).
RBI: A Weis 3 (16); T Agee (43); K Boswell (18).
2-out RBI: A Weis 3.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Boswell-A Weis-E Kranepool.
E: T Agee (3).
Baserunning
CS: R Gaspar (3, 2nd base by H Aguirre/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 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .298 .364 .408 .772 0.032 1.04 0.072 -0.040 0.1 1 3 SF
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .299 .340 .345 .685 -0.142 0.96 0.000 -0.142 -1.3 1 3 GDP
Billy Williams RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .304 .370 .489 .859 0.002 0.55 0.050 -0.048 0.5 2 0 HR
Ron Santo 3B 4 2 2 1 0 2 4 .297 .399 .522 .921 0.075 0.62 0.115 -0.040 0.7 0 2 HR
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .263 .324 .425 .750 0.031 0.72 0.080 -0.049 1.0 9 0
Willie Smith LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .292 .363 .538 .901 -0.136 1.51 0.013 -0.149 -0.7 0 0
Randy Hundley C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .360 .437 .797 -0.139 1.34 0.000 -0.139 -0.9 11 1
Jim Qualls CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .275 .306 .391 .697 0.032 1.13 0.098 -0.066 0.6 3 0 SB
Dick Selma P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .250 .450 -0.022 1.77 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Rich Nye P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.025 1.01 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 0
   Al Spangler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .314 .363 .677 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
   Hank Aguirre P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 4 8 3 1 6 35 .250 .265 .438 .702 -0.302 0.99 0.428 -0.730 -0.6 27 10
HR: B Williams (10, off G Gentry, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs); R Santo (19, off G Gentry, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: D Kessinger (5, off G Gentry).
SH: D Selma (5, off G Gentry).
TB: R Santo 5; B Williams 4; E Banks 2; J Qualls 2; D Kessinger.
GIDP: G Beckert (6).
RBI: R Santo (80); B Williams (53); D Kessinger (44).
2-out RBI: R Santo; B Williams.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santo-G Beckert-E Banks.
Baserunning
SB: J Qualls (1, 3rd base off G Gentry/J Martin).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Gentry, W (9-7) 7.2 8 4 3 1 4 2 3.36 31 52 0.064 0.83 -0.0
Ron Taylor, S (8) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.34 4 0 0 0.237 2.32 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 1 6 2 3.00 35 52 0 0 0.301 0.99 0.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, L (9-4) 4.1 8 5 5 1 5 2 3.68 21 31 -0.309 1.09 -3.0
Rich Nye 2.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.86 8 1 0 0.056 0.27 1.6
Hank Aguirre 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.65 7 0 0 0.055 0.47 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 2 11 2 5.00 36 31 1 0 -0.198 0.78 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 38,608.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Tommie Agee CF 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Ken Boswell 2B 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Cleon Jones LF 3 Billy Williams RF
4 Art Shamsky RF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Wayne Garrett 3B 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Ed Kranepool 1B 6 Willie Smith LF
7 J.C. Martin C 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Al Weis SS 8 Jim Qualls CF
9 Gary Gentry P 9 Dick Selma P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-1 2 1-3 RRR NYM A. Weis D. Selma 29% 79% Home Run; Shamsky Scores; Kranepool Scores
t3 0-0 1 -2- R NYM T. Agee D. Selma 14% 66% Triple to CF; Weis Scores
b8 3-5 2 --- R CHC R. Santo G. Gentry -11% 80% Home Run
b8 2-5 0 1-- OO CHC G. Beckert G. Gentry 9% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 4-5 0 --- O CHC W. Smith R. Taylor 9% 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' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Agee D. Selma -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM K. Boswell D. Selma 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM C. Jones D. Selma -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Gentry 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert G. Gentry 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams G. Gentry 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky D. Selma -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Garrett D. Selma 3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Martin D. Selma -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' Gary Gentry facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo G. Gentry 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC E. Banks G. Gentry 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- CHC W. Smith G. Gentry -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Hundley G. Gentry 2% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- NYM A. Weis D. Selma 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O NYM G. Gentry D. Selma -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Weis to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- R NYM T. Agee D. Selma 14% 66% Triple to CF; Weis Scores
t3 1-0 1 --3 O NYM K. Boswell D. Selma -6% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --3 O NYM C. Jones D. Selma -4% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- CHC J. Qualls G. Gentry -4% 52% Single to CF
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CHC D. Selma G. Gentry 2% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Qualls to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- CHC D. Kessinger G. Gentry -3% 51% Qualls Steals 3B
b3 0-1 1 --3 RO CHC D. Kessinger G. Gentry -2% 49% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Qualls Scores
b3 1-1 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert G. Gentry 1% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky D. Selma 4% 54% Single to RF
t4 1-1 0 1-- O NYM W. Garrett D. Selma -4% 50% Strikeout
t4 1-1 1 1-- NYM E. Kranepool D. Selma 8% 58% Single to RF; Shamsky to 3B
t4 1-1 1 1-3 O NYM J. Martin D. Selma -8% 50% Strikeout
t4 1-1 2 1-3 RRR NYM A. Weis D. Selma 29% 79% Home Run; Shamsky Scores; Kranepool Scores
t4 4-1 2 --- O NYM G. Gentry D. Selma -1% 79% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 3-4-5
b4 1-4 0 --- O CHC B. Williams G. Gentry 2% 81% Popfly: 2B
b4 1-4 1 --- O CHC R. Santo G. Gentry 2% 83% Strikeout
b4 1-4 2 --- CHC E. Banks G. Gentry -1% 81% Single to LF
b4 1-4 2 1-- O CHC W. Smith G. Gentry 2% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
t5 4-1 0 --- O NYM T. Agee D. Selma -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-1 1 --- R NYM K. Boswell D. Selma 6% 89% Home Run
t5 5-1 1 --- NYM C. Jones D. Selma 1% 90% Walk
Rich Nye replaces Dick Selma pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-1 1 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Nye -1% 89% Strikeout
t5 5-1 2 1-- O NYM W. Garrett R. Nye -1% 88% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 7-8-9
b5 1-5 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley G. Gentry 2% 90% Strikeout
b5 1-5 1 --- CHC J. Qualls G. Gentry -2% 88% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b5 1-5 1 1-- O CHC R. Nye G. Gentry 2% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-5 2 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Gentry 2% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Rich Nye facing 6-7-8
t6 5-1 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Nye -1% 91% Flyball: RF
t6 5-1 1 --- O NYM J. Martin R. Nye -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-1 2 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Nye -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 2-3-4
b6 1-5 0 --- O CHC G. Beckert G. Gentry 2% 92% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-5 1 --- O CHC B. Williams G. Gentry 1% 93% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 2 --- CHC R. Santo G. Gentry -1% 92% Single to LF
b6 1-5 2 1-- R CHC E. Banks G. Gentry -7% 86% Single to CF; Santo Scores/No RBI/Adv on E8/unER; Banks to 3B
b6 2-5 2 --3 O CHC W. Smith G. Gentry 4% 89% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Rich Nye facing 9-1-2
t7 5-2 0 --- O NYM G. Gentry R. Nye -1% 88% Flyball: RF
t7 5-2 1 --- O NYM T. Agee R. Nye -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
t7 5-2 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell R. Nye -0% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 7-8-9
b7 2-5 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley G. Gentry 3% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-5 1 --- O CHC J. Qualls G. Gentry 2% 92% Popfly: 3B
Al Spangler pinch hits for Rich Nye (P) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler G. Gentry 1% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cubs' Hank Aguirre facing 3-4-5
Hank Aguirre replaces Al Spangler (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones H. Aguirre -1% 92% Popfly: SS
Rod Gaspar pinch hits for Art Shamsky (RF) batting 4th
t8 5-2 1 --- NYM R. Gaspar H. Aguirre 1% 93% Walk
t8 5-2 1 1-- O NYM W. Garrett H. Aguirre -1% 92% Gaspar Caught Stealing 2B (P-SS-1B)
t8 5-2 2 --- O NYM W. Garrett H. Aguirre -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Mets' Gary Gentry facing 1-2-3
Rod Gaspar moves from PH to RF
b8 2-5 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger G. Gentry -5% 86% Single to RF
b8 2-5 0 1-- OO CHC G. Beckert G. Gentry 9% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 2-5 2 --- R CHC B. Williams G. Gentry -5% 91% Home Run
b8 3-5 2 --- R CHC R. Santo G. Gentry -11% 80% Home Run
Ron Taylor replaces Gary Gentry pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-5 2 --- O CHC E. Banks R. Taylor 3% 84% Popfly: 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Hank Aguirre facing 6-7-8
t9 5-4 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool H. Aguirre -2% 82% Groundout: C-1B
t9 5-4 1 --- NYM J. Martin H. Aguirre 2% 84% Single to LF
t9 5-4 1 1-- O NYM A. Weis H. Aguirre -2% 81% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-4 2 1-- O NYM R. Taylor H. Aguirre -2% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 6-7-8
b9 4-5 0 --- O CHC W. Smith R. Taylor 9% 89% Strikeout
b9 4-5 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley R. Taylor 7% 95% Strikeout
b9 4-5 2 --- O CHC J. Qualls R. Taylor 5% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 4.

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