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OAK
@CLE
2
0
 
(6)
MIN
@DET
1
3
MIN
@DET
2
3
CHW
@NYY
9
5
BAL
@WSA
8
4
STL
@ATL
6
0
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@CHC
9
7
NYM
@LAD
3
0
HOU
@PHI
5
1
PIT
@SFG
7
4
Tuesday, June 11, 1968, 8:05PM
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 15,686, Time of Game: 2:12
Mets
3
26-29
 Won 2 
8th, 7½ GB
at Dodgers
0
32-28
 Lost 2 
2nd, 4 GB
W: Dick Selma (6-0)
L: Claude Osteen (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    3 11  0
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Bosch CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .103 .163 .103 .265 -0.061 0.85 0.000 -0.061 -0.9 7 0 SH,GDP
Phil Linz 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .145 .190 .145 .335 -0.021 0.62 0.022 -0.043 -0.3 0 5
Jerry Grote C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .310 .376 .381 .757 -0.005 0.73 0.037 -0.042 0.2 4 0
Ed Charles 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .301 .489 .789 0.095 0.99 0.113 -0.018 1.5 1 0
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .238 .322 .411 .732 0.209 1.32 0.222 -0.013 1.5 0 0
Jerry Buchek LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .220 .270 .220 .490 -0.089 1.56 0.021 -0.110 -1.0 2 0 GDP
   Art Shamsky PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .291 .394 .685 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.4 0 0
Greg Goossen 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .232 .323 .305 .627 0.050 1.30 0.084 -0.033 0.1 5 1
   Ed Kranepool 1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .212 .257 .232 .489 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.3 2 0
Al Weis SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .160 .231 .202 .432 -0.079 0.68 0.009 -0.088 -0.8 5 1 GDP
Dick Selma P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .273 .318 .591 0.014 0.42 0.034 -0.020 -0.4 1 3 GDP
Team Totals 35 3 11 3 0 3 36 .314 .314 .314 .629 0.108 0.87 0.545 -0.436 -0.1 27 10
SH: D Bosch (1, off C Osteen).
TB: R Swoboda 2; J Grote 2; E Kranepool; E Charles; D Selma; A Weis; G Goossen; J Buchek; P Linz.
GIDP: D Selma (1); A Weis (1); D Bosch (1); J Buchek (1).
RBI: R Swoboda (32); G Goossen (5); J Buchek (4).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Linz-A Weis-E Kranepool.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wes Parker 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .339 .353 .691 -0.082 0.92 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 12 2
Willie Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .225 .263 .316 .578 -0.054 0.56 0.000 -0.054 -0.5 1 0
Len Gabrielson LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239 .270 .352 .622 -0.057 0.62 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 1 0
Tom Haller C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .290 .354 .379 .733 0.089 0.74 0.107 -0.018 0.8 3 1
Ron Fairly RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .183 .262 .228 .490 -0.072 1.27 0.033 -0.105 -0.8 1 0 2B,GDP
Ken Boyer 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .256 .327 .300 .627 -0.029 1.43 0.046 -0.075 -0.1 1 3
Paul Popovich 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .291 .296 .587 -0.099 1.56 0.000 -0.099 -0.7 3 5
Zoilo Versalles SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .171 .229 .252 .481 -0.013 1.24 0.050 -0.063 -0.2 5 4
Claude Osteen P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .200 .267 .467 -0.057 1.36 0.000 -0.057 -0.4 0 0
   John Purdin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Fairey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .180 .255 .300 .555 -0.017 0.75 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Mudcat Grant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .545 .818 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 1 4 32 .161 .188 .194 .381 -0.391 1.02 0.236 -0.627 -3.1 27 15
2B: R Fairly (5, off D Selma).
TB: T Haller 3; R Fairly 2; Z Versalles.
GIDP: R Fairly (5).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 4. P Popovich-Z Versalles-W Parker 2; K Boyer-P Popovich-W Parker; Z Versalles-W Parker.
E: K Boyer 2 (6).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, W (6-0) 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 1.78 32 80 0.391 1.02 3.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 32 80 0.391 1.02 3.1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Claude Osteen, L (5-8) 7.1 9 3 1 0 3 0 2.99 30 55 -0.120 1.00 -0.6
John Purdin 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.39 3 1 0 0.008 0.35 0.4
Mudcat Grant 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.04 3 0 0 0.003 0.11 0.3
Team Totals 9 11 3 1 0 3 0 1.00 36 55 1 0 -0.109 0.87 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - (none), 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 15,686.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Don Bosch CF 1 Wes Parker 1B
2 Phil Linz 2B 2 Willie Davis CF
3 Jerry Grote C 3 Len Gabrielson LF
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Tom Haller C
5 Ron Swoboda RF 5 Ron Fairly RF
6 Jerry Buchek LF 6 Ken Boyer 3B
7 Greg Goossen 1B 7 Paul Popovich 2B
8 Al Weis SS 8 Zoilo Versalles SS
9 Dick Selma P 9 Claude Osteen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 11% 65% Single to CF; Charles to 3B
t6 1-0 1 123 R NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 9% 89% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Charles to 2B; Grote to 3B; Linz Scores
t2 0-0 1 1-3 R NYM G. Goossen C. Osteen 8% 67% Single to CF; Swoboda to 2B; Charles Scores/unER
t2 1-0 1 12- OO NYM A. Weis C. Osteen -7% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 O NYM J. Buchek C. Osteen -7% 59% Strikeout Looking

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, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Bosch C. Osteen -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM P. Linz C. Osteen -1% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Grote C. Osteen -1% 46% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD W. Parker D. Selma 2% 48% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 1% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYM E. Charles C. Osteen 4% 54% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 11% 65% Single to CF; Charles to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 O NYM J. Buchek C. Osteen -7% 59% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 1-3 R NYM G. Goossen C. Osteen 8% 67% Single to CF; Swoboda to 2B; Charles Scores/unER
t2 1-0 1 12- OO NYM A. Weis C. Osteen -7% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- LAD T. Haller D. Selma -5% 55% Single to LF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O LAD R. Fairly D. Selma 4% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 1-- O LAD K. Boyer D. Selma 3% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O LAD P. Popovich D. Selma 2% 65% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- NYM D. Selma C. Osteen 3% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 1-0 0 1-- O NYM D. Bosch C. Osteen -1% 67% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Selma to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O NYM P. Linz C. Osteen -3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Selma to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 O NYM J. Grote C. Osteen -3% 61% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma -5% 56% Single to LF
b3 0-1 0 1-- O LAD C. Osteen D. Selma 4% 60% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-1 1 1-- O LAD W. Parker D. Selma 3% 63% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 2 1-- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 3% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYM E. Charles C. Osteen -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 2% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t4 1-0 1 1-- OO NYM J. Buchek C. Osteen -4% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 3% 65% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O LAD T. Haller D. Selma 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- LAD R. Fairly D. Selma -3% 63% Double to LF
b4 0-1 2 -2- O LAD K. Boyer D. Selma 4% 68% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYM G. Goossen C. Osteen -2% 66% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYM A. Weis C. Osteen -1% 65% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O NYM D. Selma C. Osteen -1% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O LAD P. Popovich D. Selma 3% 67% Popfly: SS
b5 0-1 1 --- O LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma 2% 69% Flyball: LF
b5 0-1 2 --- O LAD C. Osteen D. Selma 1% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Bosch C. Osteen -2% 69% Lineout: CF
t6 1-0 1 --- NYM P. Linz C. Osteen 2% 71% Single to SS
t6 1-0 1 1-- NYM J. Grote C. Osteen 3% 74% Single to RF; Linz to 2B
t6 1-0 1 12- NYM E. Charles C. Osteen 6% 80% Fielder's Choice ; Grote to 2B; Linz to 3B
t6 1-0 1 123 R NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 9% 89% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Charles to 2B; Grote to 3B; Linz Scores
t6 2-0 1 123 RO NYM J. Buchek C. Osteen 2% 91% Single to 3B; Charles to 3B; Grote Scores/unER; Swoboda out at 2B/3B-2B
t6 3-0 2 1-3 O NYM G. Goossen C. Osteen -1% 89% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- O LAD W. Parker D. Selma 2% 91% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-3 1 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 1% 92% Popfly: 3B
b6 0-3 2 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 1% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 8-9-1
t7 3-0 0 --- NYM A. Weis C. Osteen 1% 94% Single to CF
t7 3-0 0 1-- O NYM D. Selma C. Osteen -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-0 1 1-- OO NYM D. Bosch C. Osteen -1% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
b7 0-3 0 --- LAD T. Haller D. Selma -4% 88% Single to CF
b7 0-3 0 1-- O LAD R. Fairly D. Selma 4% 91% Strikeout
b7 0-3 1 1-- LAD K. Boyer D. Selma -5% 87% Walk; Haller to 2B
b7 0-3 1 12- O LAD P. Popovich D. Selma 4% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Haller to 3B
b7 0-3 2 1-3 O LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma 4% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 2-3-4
t8 3-0 0 --- O NYM P. Linz C. Osteen -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- NYM J. Grote C. Osteen 0% 96% Single to RF
John Purdin replaces Claude Osteen pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 1 1-- NYM E. Charles J. Purdin 1% 97% Single to RF; Grote to 3B
t8 3-0 1 1-3 O NYM R. Swoboda J. Purdin -1% 96% Lineout: 3B
Art Shamsky pinch hits for Jerry Buchek (LF) batting 6th
t8 3-0 2 1-3 O NYM A. Shamsky J. Purdin -1% 95% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dick Selma facing 9-1-2
Ed Kranepool replaces Greg Goossen playing 1B batting 7th
Art Shamsky moves from PH to LF
Jim Fairey pinch hits for John Purdin (P) batting 9th
b8 0-3 0 --- O LAD J. Fairey D. Selma 2% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 0-3 1 --- O LAD W. Parker D. Selma 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-3 2 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 0% 98% Strikeout (foul bunt)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Mudcat Grant facing 7-8-9
Mudcat Grant replaces Jim Fairey (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-0 0 --- NYM E. Kranepool M. Grant 0% 98% Single to LF
t9 3-0 0 1-- O NYM A. Weis M. Grant -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 3-0 1 1-- OO NYM D. Selma M. Grant -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Dick Selma facing 3-4-5
b9 0-3 0 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 0-3 1 --- LAD T. Haller D. Selma -2% 97% Single to RF
b9 0-3 1 1-- OO LAD R. Fairly D. Selma 3% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Dodgers 0.

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