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@BOS
1
0
BAL
@CLE
5
1
WSA
@DET
9
3
CHW
@MIN
1
4
HOU
@CHC
1
4
PIT
@CIN
6
1
SFG
@LAD
2
0
ATL
@NYM
4
2
STL
@PHI
2
1
 
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Thursday, August 1, 1968,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 10,926, Time of Game: 2:23
Pirates
6
52-54
 Won 2 
6th, 18½ GB
at Reds
1
53-49
 Lost 2 
3rd, 15½ GB
W: Tommie Sisk (5-3)
L: Jim Maloney (9-7)
S: Roy Face (10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   3  2  0   0  0  0    6  7  0
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  6  3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills 3B 4 2 2 0 1 0 .290 .667 0.113 0.51 0.122 -0.010 1.6 0 1 SB
   Jose Pagan PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .505 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Matty Alou CF 5 2 3 0 0 0 .338 .770 0.042 0.41 0.062 -0.020 1.5 4 0
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 0 0 0 1 .269 .794 0.026 0.48 0.054 -0.028 -0.3 1 0
Willie Stargell LF 2 1 1 3 3 0 .259 .833 0.170 0.57 0.178 -0.008 2.6 1 0 HR,IW
Donn Clendenon 1B 3 0 0 1 2 1 .268 .735 0.010 0.38 0.034 -0.023 -0.5 10 3
Gene Alley SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 .234 .598 -0.012 0.36 0.005 -0.017 -0.5 2 4 SF,SH
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .243 .582 -0.022 0.24 0.001 -0.023 -0.6 2 3
Jerry May C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .224 .571 -0.019 0.33 0.002 -0.021 -0.4 4 0 IW
Tommie Sisk P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .050 .186 -0.028 0.29 0.000 -0.028 -0.9 3 1
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 7 5 7 5 .219 .663 0.280 0.41 0.458 -0.178 2.4 27 12
HR: W Stargell (19, off J Maloney; 4th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
SF: G Alley (2, off B Lee).
SH: G Alley (9, off J Maloney).
IBB: W Stargell (7, by C Carroll); J May (10, by J Maloney).
TB: W Stargell 4; M Alou 3; M Wills 2; B Mazeroski.
RBI: W Stargell 3 (54); G Alley (26); D Clendenon (54).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Sisk-G Alley-D Clendenon.
Baserunning
SB: M Wills (33, 2nd base off J Maloney/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 1 0 0 0 .331 .844 0.045 0.50 0.070 -0.025 0.2 4 1 2B
Vada Pinson CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .269 .705 -0.008 0.55 0.018 -0.026 0.7 2 0 HR
   Clay Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mack Jones LF-CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .236 .791 -0.004 0.70 0.023 -0.028 -0.4 1 0 IW
Lee May 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .295 .806 -0.138 0.74 0.004 -0.141 -1.1 9 0 GDP
Johnny Bench C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .275 .734 -0.010 0.40 0.017 -0.026 0.2 7 1 HBP
   George Culver PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .089 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Tony Perez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .722 -0.045 0.49 0.000 -0.045 -0.8 1 4
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .307 .715 -0.002 0.27 0.014 -0.016 -0.8 3 1
Woody Woodward SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .517 -0.030 0.38 0.000 -0.030 -0.4 0 3
Jim Maloney P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .667 -0.026 1.10 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 1
   Bob Lee P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.003 0.08 0.003 0.000 0.1 0 0
   Alex Johnson PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .733 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 1 4 .188 .548 -0.221 0.50 0.149 -0.369 -2.6 27 11
2B: P Rose (24, off T Sisk).
HR: V Pinson (5, off T Sisk; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
IBB: M Jones (2, by T Sisk).
HBP: J Bench (1, by T Sisk).
TB: V Pinson 4; P Rose 2; L May; J Bench; T Helms; B Lee.
GIDP: L May (14).
RBI: V Pinson (42).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Rose-J Bench-T Perez.
E: T Helms (12); J Bench (8); V Pinson (2).
Outfield Assists: P Rose (J Pagan at 3rd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommie Sisk, W (5-3) 8.1 6 1 1 1 4 1 3.06 32 70 0.207 0.52 1.8
Roy Face, S (10) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.92 2 2 0 0.013 0.34 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 4 1 1.00 34 70 2 0 0.220 0.50 2.6

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Maloney, L (9-7) 4.1 4 6 5 5 4 1 3.62 23 32 -0.288 0.67 -4.4
Bob Lee 3.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.31 13 3 1 0.008 0.08 1.7
Clay Carroll 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.79 5 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 6 5 7 5 1 5.00 41 32 3 1 -0.279 0.41 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Sisk (2; J Bench).
IBB: J Maloney (5; J May); C Carroll (7; W Stargell); T Sisk (3; M Jones).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Cincinnati Reds
1 Maury Wills 3B 1 Pete Rose RF
2 Matty Alou CF 2 Vada Pinson CF
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Mack Jones LF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Lee May 1B
5 Donn Clendenon 1B 5 Johnny Bench C
6 Gene Alley SS 6 Tony Perez 3B
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Tommy Helms 2B
8 Jerry May C 8 Woody Woodward SS
9 Tommie Sisk P 9 Jim Maloney P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 0 12- RRR PIT W. Stargell J. Maloney 17% 91% Home Run (CF-RF); Alou Scores; Clemente Scores/unER
b1 0-1 1 1-3 OO CIN L. May T. Sisk 13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- R PIT M. Alou J. Maloney 8% 61% Wills Steals 2B; Wills Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)/Adv on E8
b1 0-1 0 --- CIN P. Rose T. Sisk -7% 50% Double to LF
t4 1-0 0 1-- PIT R. Clemente J. Maloney 5% 73% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Alou to 2B; Clemente to 1B

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, Reds' Jim Maloney facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT M. Wills J. Maloney 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- R PIT M. Alou J. Maloney 8% 61% Wills Steals 2B; Wills Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)/Adv on E8
t1 1-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou J. Maloney -2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 1-0 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Maloney -1% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell J. Maloney -1% 57% Flyball: RF
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CIN P. Rose T. Sisk -7% 50% Double to LF
b1 0-1 0 -2- O CIN V. Pinson T. Sisk 1% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rose to 3B
b1 0-1 1 --3 CIN M. Jones T. Sisk -2% 49% Intentional Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-3 OO CIN L. May T. Sisk 13% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Jim Maloney facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT D. Clendenon J. Maloney -2% 60% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 --- O PIT G. Alley J. Maloney -1% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Maloney -1% 58% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Bench T. Sisk 2% 61% Popfly: SS
b2 0-1 1 --- O CIN T. Perez T. Sisk 2% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-1 2 --- CIN T. Helms T. Sisk -1% 61% Single to CF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CIN W. Woodward T. Sisk 2% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Jim Maloney facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O PIT J. May J. Maloney -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O PIT T. Sisk J. Maloney -1% 60% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 2 --- O PIT M. Wills J. Maloney -1% 59% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Maloney T. Sisk 3% 62% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 0-1 1 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Sisk 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CIN V. Pinson T. Sisk 1% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Jim Maloney facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- PIT M. Alou J. Maloney 4% 68% Single to LF
t4 1-0 0 1-- PIT R. Clemente J. Maloney 5% 73% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Alou to 2B; Clemente to 1B
t4 1-0 0 12- RRR PIT W. Stargell J. Maloney 17% 91% Home Run (CF-RF); Alou Scores; Clemente Scores/unER
t4 4-0 0 --- PIT D. Clendenon J. Maloney 1% 92% Walk
t4 4-0 0 1-- O PIT G. Alley J. Maloney -0% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Clendenon to 2B
t4 4-0 1 -2- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Maloney -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t4 4-0 2 -2- PIT J. May J. Maloney 0% 90% Intentional Walk
t4 4-0 2 12- O PIT T. Sisk J. Maloney -1% 89% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- O CIN M. Jones T. Sisk 2% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 0-4 1 --- O CIN L. May T. Sisk 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- CIN J. Bench T. Sisk -1% 91% Single to LF
b4 0-4 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez T. Sisk 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Reds 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Reds' Jim Maloney facing 1-2-3
t5 4-0 0 --- PIT M. Wills J. Maloney 1% 93% Single to LF
t5 4-0 0 1-- PIT M. Alou J. Maloney 3% 96% Single to LF (LF-CF); Wills to 3B
t5 4-0 0 1-3 O PIT R. Clemente J. Maloney -1% 94% Strikeout
t5 4-0 1 1-3 PIT W. Stargell J. Maloney 1% 95% Walk; Alou to 2B
t5 4-0 1 123 R PIT D. Clendenon J. Maloney 2% 97% Walk; Wills Scores; Alou to 3B; Stargell to 2B
Bob Lee replaces Jim Maloney pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-0 1 123 RO PIT G. Alley B. Lee 1% 98% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Alou Scores; Stargell to 3B
t5 6-0 2 1-3 O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Lee -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 7-8-9
b5 0-6 0 --- O CIN T. Helms T. Sisk 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-6 1 --- O CIN W. Woodward T. Sisk 0% 98% Flyball: LF
b5 0-6 2 --- CIN B. Lee T. Sisk -0% 98% Single to SS
b5 0-6 2 1-- O CIN P. Rose T. Sisk 0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Reds' Bob Lee facing 8-9-1
t6 6-0 0 --- O PIT J. May B. Lee -0% 98% Popfly: 2B
t6 6-0 1 --- O PIT T. Sisk B. Lee -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 6-0 2 --- O PIT M. Wills B. Lee -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 2-3-4
b6 0-6 0 --- R CIN V. Pinson T. Sisk -2% 96% Home Run
b6 1-6 0 --- O CIN M. Jones T. Sisk 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 1-6 1 --- O CIN L. May T. Sisk 1% 98% Strikeout
b6 1-6 2 --- O CIN J. Bench T. Sisk 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-1, Reds' Bob Lee facing 2-3-4
t7 6-1 0 --- O PIT M. Alou B. Lee -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 6-1 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Lee -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t7 6-1 2 --- PIT W. Stargell B. Lee 0% 98% Walk
t7 6-1 2 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon B. Lee -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 6-7-8
b7 1-6 0 --- O CIN T. Perez T. Sisk 1% 98% Flyball: RF
b7 1-6 1 --- O CIN T. Helms T. Sisk 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-6 2 --- O CIN W. Woodward T. Sisk 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-1, Reds' Bob Lee facing 6-7-8
t8 6-1 0 --- O PIT G. Alley B. Lee -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 6-1 1 --- PIT B. Mazeroski B. Lee 0% 99% Single to CF
t8 6-1 1 1-- O PIT J. May B. Lee -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B; Mazeroski to 2B
t8 6-1 2 -2- O PIT T. Sisk B. Lee -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 9-1-2
Alex Johnson pinch hits for Bob Lee (P) batting 9th
b8 1-6 0 --- O CIN A. Johnson T. Sisk 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-6 1 --- O CIN P. Rose T. Sisk 0% 99% Lineout: 2B
b8 1-6 2 --- O CIN V. Pinson T. Sisk 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-1, Reds' Clay Carroll facing 1-2-3
Clay Carroll replaces Vada Pinson (CF) pitching and batting 2nd
Alex Johnson moves from PH to LF
Mack Jones moves from LF to CF
t9 6-1 0 --- PIT M. Wills C. Carroll 0% 100% Single to 1B/Bunt
t9 6-1 0 1-- PIT M. Alou C. Carroll 0% 100% Single to RF; Wills to 2B
t9 6-1 0 12- O PIT R. Clemente C. Carroll 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Wills to 3B; Alou to 2B
Jose Pagan pinch runs for Maury Wills (3B) batting 1st
t9 6-1 1 -23 PIT W. Stargell C. Carroll 0% 100% Intentional Walk
t9 6-1 1 123 OO PIT D. Clendenon C. Carroll -0% 99% Double Play: Flyball: RF-C-3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Pirates' Tommie Sisk facing 3-4-5
Jose Pagan moves from PR to 3B
b9 1-6 0 --- O CIN M. Jones T. Sisk 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 1-6 1 --- CIN L. May T. Sisk -0% 99% Single to LF
b9 1-6 1 1-- CIN J. Bench T. Sisk -1% 99% Hit By Pitch; May to 2B
Roy Face replaces Tommie Sisk pitching and batting 9th
George Culver pinch runs for Johnny Bench (C) batting 5th
b9 1-6 1 12- O CIN T. Perez R. Face 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; May to 3B; Culver to 2B
b9 1-6 2 -23 O CIN T. Helms R. Face 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Reds 1.

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