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Standings
BOS
@BAL
0
6
OAK
@CAL
6
7
DET
@NYY
8
5
CLE
@WSA
6
1
PHI
@ATL
1
6
NYM
@CIN
4
0
CHC
@HOU
2
4
LAD
@SFG
0
9
PIT
@STL
3
2
Tuesday, June 25, 1968, 8:05PM
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 6,772, Time of Game: 2:25
Mets
4
34-35
 Won 1 
5th, 9 GB
at Reds
0
34-36
 Lost 1 
7th, 9½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (6-5)
L: George Culver (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  1   3  0  0    4 11  0
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 .227 .525 -0.006 1.29 0.132 -0.138 -0.2 0 1 3B
Don Bosch CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .158 .472 -0.005 0.78 0.067 -0.072 0.2 4 0
Cleon Jones RF-LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 .279 .811 0.182 0.39 0.208 -0.027 1.2 1 0 HR,SB
J.C. Martin C 4 0 2 1 1 0 .274 .743 0.112 0.67 0.136 -0.024 1.3 4 1 2B
Ed Charles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .824 -0.117 0.92 0.000 -0.117 -1.3 3 4
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .241 .697 -0.079 0.80 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 0 0
   Tommie Agee RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .484 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .214 .490 -0.013 0.68 0.033 -0.045 -0.3 11 1
Al Weis 2B 3 1 3 0 1 0 .182 .480 0.143 0.90 0.143 0.000 1.3 4 3 2·SB
Tom Seaver P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .128 .295 -0.110 1.39 0.000 -0.110 -1.1 0 3
Team Totals 38 4 11 4 2 9 .289 .772 0.107 0.85 0.719 -0.612 0.4 27 13
2B: J Martin (5, off G Culver).
3B: B Harrelson (1, off G Culver).
HR: C Jones (9, off G Culver; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: C Jones 6; A Weis 3; B Harrelson 3; J Martin 3; E Kranepool; D Bosch.
RBI: J Martin (18); C Jones (27); D Bosch (4); B Harrelson (4).
2-out RBI: D Bosch; J Martin; B Harrelson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Baserunning
SB: A Weis 2 (2, 2nd base off G Culver/J Bench 2); C Jones (9, 2nd base off B McCool/J Bench).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .341 .872 -0.115 1.10 0.000 -0.115 -0.9 1 0
Alex Johnson LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .320 .746 0.029 0.84 0.069 -0.040 0.3 1 0
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .699 -0.077 1.12 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 4 0
Tony Perez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .715 -0.084 0.82 0.000 -0.084 -0.7 0 2
Johnny Bench C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .271 .731 -0.077 0.77 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 9 0
Lee May 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .754 0.026 0.71 0.049 -0.022 0.1 9 1
Tommy Helms 2B 3 0 3 0 0 0 .298 .697 0.070 0.86 0.093 -0.023 0.6 2 4 CS
Woody Woodward SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .382 -0.104 1.31 0.000 -0.104 -0.9 0 2
George Culver P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .033 .100 -0.051 1.68 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 1 0 SH
   Bill Kelso P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chico Ruiz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .699 -0.011 0.46 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
   Billy McCool P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 1 4 .167 .360 -0.394 0.97 0.211 -0.604 -3.6 27 10
SH: G Culver (7, off T Seaver).
TB: T Helms 3; A Johnson 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
PB: J Bench (4).
Baserunning
CS: T Helms (4, 2nd base by T Seaver/J Martin).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (6-5) 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 2.04 32 80 0.393 0.97 3.6
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 32 80 0.393 0.97 3.6

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Culver, L (5-8) 6.2 7 4 4 2 7 1 3.31 29 49 -0.075 1.12 -0.4
Bill Kelso 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.35 2 1 1 -0.047 0.41 -1.2
Bob Lee 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.02 5 2 0 0.013 0.11 0.8
Billy McCool 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.83 4 0 0 0.002 0.04 0.4
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 2 9 1 4.00 40 49 3 1 -0.107 0.85 -0.4
B Kelso faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
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: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Cincinnati Reds
1 Bud Harrelson SS 1 Pete Rose RF
2 Don Bosch CF 2 Alex Johnson LF
3 Cleon Jones RF 3 Vada Pinson CF
4 J.C. Martin C 4 Tony Perez 3B
5 Ed Charles 3B 5 Johnny Bench C
6 Art Shamsky LF 6 Lee May 1B
7 Ed Kranepool 1B 7 Tommy Helms 2B
8 Al Weis 2B 8 Woody Woodward SS
9 Tom Seaver P 9 George Culver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 0-0 1 --- R NYM C. Jones G. Culver 20% 67% Home Run
t7 1-0 2 -2- R NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver 13% 84% Triple to RF; Weis Scores
t5 0-0 2 -23 O NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver -8% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 2 -23 O CIN P. Rose T. Seaver 8% 50% Strikeout
b5 0-0 0 1-- CIN T. Helms T. Seaver -7% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball); May to 2B

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, Reds' George Culver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver -2% 48% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Bosch G. Culver -1% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM C. Jones G. Culver -1% 46% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Seaver 2% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- CIN A. Johnson T. Seaver -2% 45% Single to RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CIN V. Pinson T. Seaver 3% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez T. Seaver 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' George Culver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Martin G. Culver -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM E. Charles G. Culver -1% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky G. Culver -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CIN J. Bench T. Seaver 2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CIN L. May T. Seaver 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- CIN T. Helms T. Seaver -1% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CIN W. Woodward T. Seaver 2% 50% Helms Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' George Culver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool G. Culver -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- NYM A. Weis G. Culver 3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- NYM T. Seaver G. Culver 2% 53% Weis Steals 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O NYM T. Seaver G. Culver -4% 49% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CIN W. Woodward T. Seaver 2% 47% Lineout: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O CIN G. Culver T. Seaver 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Seaver 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' George Culver facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Bosch G. Culver -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones G. Culver -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- NYM J. Martin G. Culver 1% 47% Walk
t4 0-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Charles G. Culver -3% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- CIN A. Johnson T. Seaver -4% 40% Single to CF
b4 0-0 0 1-- O CIN V. Pinson T. Seaver 2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B; Johnson to 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- O CIN T. Perez T. Seaver 4% 46% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 2 -2- O CIN J. Bench T. Seaver 4% 50% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' George Culver facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky G. Culver -3% 47% Strikeout
t5 0-0 1 --- NYM E. Kranepool G. Culver 3% 50% Single to CF
t5 0-0 1 1-- NYM A. Weis G. Culver 5% 55% Single to CF; Kranepool to 2B
t5 0-0 1 12- O NYM T. Seaver G. Culver -4% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Weis to 2B; Kranepool to 3B
t5 0-0 2 -23 O NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver -8% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
b5 0-0 0 --- CIN L. May T. Seaver -5% 39% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- CIN T. Helms T. Seaver -7% 32% Single to CF (Ground Ball); May to 2B
b5 0-0 0 12- O CIN W. Woodward T. Seaver 7% 39% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Helms to 2B
b5 0-0 1 12- O CIN G. Culver T. Seaver 3% 42% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Woodward to 2B; Helms to 3B
b5 0-0 2 -23 O CIN P. Rose T. Seaver 8% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' George Culver facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Bosch G. Culver -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 1 --- R NYM C. Jones G. Culver 20% 67% Home Run
t6 1-0 1 --- NYM J. Martin G. Culver 4% 71% Double to RF
t6 1-0 1 -2- NYM E. Charles G. Culver 4% 75% Passed Ball; Martin to 3B
t6 1-0 1 --3 O NYM E. Charles G. Culver -7% 68% Strikeout
t6 1-0 2 --3 O NYM A. Shamsky G. Culver -4% 64% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- O CIN A. Johnson T. Seaver 4% 68% Flyball: RF
b6 0-1 1 --- O CIN V. Pinson T. Seaver 3% 71% Flyball: CF
b6 0-1 2 --- O CIN T. Perez T. Seaver 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' George Culver facing 7-8-9
t7 1-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool G. Culver -2% 70% Strikeout
t7 1-0 1 --- NYM A. Weis G. Culver 2% 73% Walk
t7 1-0 1 1-- NYM T. Seaver G. Culver 2% 75% Weis Steals 2B
t7 1-0 1 -2- O NYM T. Seaver G. Culver -3% 71% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t7 1-0 2 -2- R NYM B. Harrelson G. Culver 13% 84% Triple to RF; Weis Scores
t7 2-0 2 --3 R NYM D. Bosch G. Culver 7% 91% Single to LF; Harrelson Scores
Bill Kelso replaces George Culver pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-0 2 1-- NYM C. Jones B. Kelso 1% 92% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Bosch to 3B
t7 3-0 2 1-3 R NYM J. Martin B. Kelso 4% 96% Single to RF; Jones to 3B; Bosch Scores
Bob Lee replaces Bill Kelso pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-0 2 1-3 O NYM E. Charles B. Lee -1% 95% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
b7 0-4 0 --- O CIN J. Bench T. Seaver 1% 96% Strikeout
b7 0-4 1 --- O CIN L. May T. Seaver 1% 97% Popfly: 2B
b7 0-4 2 --- CIN T. Helms T. Seaver -1% 96% Single to SS
b7 0-4 2 1-- O CIN W. Woodward T. Seaver 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Reds' Bob Lee facing 6-7-8
t8 4-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky B. Lee -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t8 4-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Lee -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-0 2 --- NYM A. Weis B. Lee 0% 97% Single to CF
t8 4-0 2 1-- O NYM T. Seaver B. Lee -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
Cleon Jones moves from RF to LF
Tommie Agee replaces Art Shamsky (LF) playing RF batting 6th
Chico Ruiz pinch hits for Bob Lee (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 0 --- O CIN C. Ruiz T. Seaver 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-4 1 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Seaver 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-4 2 --- O CIN A. Johnson T. Seaver 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Reds' Billy McCool facing 1-2-3
Billy McCool replaces Chico Ruiz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. McCool -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-0 1 --- O NYM D. Bosch B. McCool -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 4-0 2 --- NYM C. Jones B. McCool 0% 99% Single to RF
t9 4-0 2 1-- NYM J. Martin B. McCool 0% 99% Jones Steals 2B
t9 4-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Martin B. McCool -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
b9 0-4 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson T. Seaver 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-4 1 --- O CIN T. Perez T. Seaver 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-4 2 --- O CIN J. Bench T. Seaver 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Reds 0.

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