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CAL
@BOS
12
6
WSA
@CHW
2
7
OAK
@CLE
5
0
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@CLE
4
7
DET
@MIN
2
1
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@NYY
5
3
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@ATL
6
4
 
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@HOU
3
2
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@LAD
8
4
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@LAD
0
2
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@SFG
0
2
CHC
@STL
6
5
 
(13)
Sunday, August 4, 1968, 1:00PM
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:30
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Mets
8
51-60
 Won 1 
8th, 21 GB
at Dodgers
4
48-61
 Lost 1 
9th, 22 GB
W: Cal Koonce (2-4)
L: Claude Osteen (8-16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  0   0  0  2   2  0  2    8 14  0
Dodgers         0  0  4   0  0  0   0  0  0    4 11  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 .175 .479 0.026 0.66 0.099 -0.073 0.9 3 0 HR,2B
Bud Harrelson SS 5 2 4 1 0 0 .221 .525 0.119 0.92 0.128 -0.009 1.2 5 3
Cleon Jones LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 .281 .780 0.226 1.03 0.252 -0.026 1.4 3 0 HR
Ed Charles 3B 5 1 0 0 0 0 .307 .816 0.011 1.51 0.102 -0.091 -0.5 1 0
   Kevin Collins 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .539 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Swoboda RF 5 0 3 2 0 0 .246 .729 0.104 0.91 0.124 -0.020 1.8 2 0
Jerry Grote C 3 0 0 1 1 1 .277 .693 0.000 0.94 0.025 -0.025 -0.2 4 1 SH
Phil Linz 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .220 .496 -0.016 1.26 0.051 -0.067 -0.1 1 1
   Cal Koonce P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182 -0.012 0.27 0.000 -0.012 -0.6 1 1
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .264 .633 0.077 1.11 0.126 -0.049 0.3 7 1 HBP
Dick Selma P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .457 -0.044 1.01 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 0 1
   Al Weis 2B 2 1 1 1 0 0 .185 .459 0.205 1.50 0.222 -0.017 0.9 0 2
Team Totals 40 8 14 8 1 1 .350 .906 0.696 1.03 1.129 -0.433 4.9 27 10
2B: T Agee (5, off C Osteen).
HR: T Agee (4, off M Grant; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); C Jones (12, off C Osteen; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: J Grote (3, off M Grant).
HBP: E Kranepool (2, by M Grant).
TB: T Agee 6; C Jones 5; B Harrelson 4; R Swoboda 3; E Kranepool; A Weis; P Linz.
RBI: R Swoboda 2 (49); C Jones 2 (39); J Grote (23); B Harrelson (7); T Agee (11); A Weis (12).
2-out RBI: R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. A Weis-B Harrelson-E Kranepool 2; P Linz-E Kranepool.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Popovich 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 .237 .574 -0.002 0.73 0.054 -0.056 0.1 3 3
Len Gabrielson LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .273 .767 -0.050 0.97 0.029 -0.079 -0.6 3 0
Willie Davis CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .230 .611 0.039 0.88 0.086 -0.047 0.2 0 0
Tom Haller C 4 1 3 2 0 0 .299 .747 0.326 1.28 0.333 -0.006 2.1 1 0 2·2B
Ron Fairly RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .215 .559 -0.049 1.75 0.140 -0.189 -0.2 3 0 2B,GDP
Bob Bailey 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .236 .686 -0.002 0.95 0.055 -0.057 -0.2 0 2
Wes Parker 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .239 .636 0.074 1.13 0.129 -0.055 0.6 15 0
Zoilo Versalles SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 .178 .484 0.012 1.19 0.052 -0.040 -0.0 2 7
   Willie Crawford PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .115 .340 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
Claude Osteen P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .390 -0.154 1.44 0.000 -0.154 -1.1 0 2 GDP
   Mudcat Grant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .529 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Jim Fairey PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .196 .552 0.003 0.06 0.003 0.000 0.1
Team Totals 35 4 11 4 2 4 .314 .751 0.194 1.07 0.881 -0.686 0.9 27 16
2B: T Haller 2 (20, 2 off D Selma); R Fairly (10, off D Selma).
TB: T Haller 5; W Parker 2; P Popovich 2; R Fairly 2; J Fairey; B Bailey; W Davis.
GIDP: C Osteen (2); R Fairly (9).
RBI: T Haller 2 (31); W Parker (21); R Fairly (30).
2-out RBI: W Parker.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
PB: T Haller (9).
E: P Popovich (6); L Gabrielson (3).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma 5.1 9 4 4 2 3 0 2.37 26 35 -0.447 1.10 -2.6
Cal Koonce, W (2-4) 3.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.41 11 2 0 0.252 1.00 1.8
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 2 4 0 4.00 37 35 2 0 -0.195 1.07 -0.9

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Claude Osteen, L (8-16) 6 9 6 4 0 1 1 3.14 27 35 -0.670 1.36 -3.8
Mudcat Grant 3 5 2 2 1 0 1 3.14 16 1 1 -0.024 0.44 -1.1
Team Totals 9 14 8 6 1 1 2 6.00 43 35 1 1 -0.694 1.03 -4.9
C Osteen faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Grant (4; E Kranepool).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Tommie Agee CF 1 Paul Popovich 2B
2 Bud Harrelson SS 2 Len Gabrielson LF
3 Cleon Jones LF 3 Willie Davis CF
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Tom Haller C
5 Ron Swoboda RF 5 Ron Fairly RF
6 Jerry Grote C 6 Bob Bailey 3B
7 Phil Linz 2B 7 Wes Parker 1B
8 Ed Kranepool 1B 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
t7 4-4 0 -2- R NYM A. Weis C. Osteen 22% 85% Single to LF; Kranepool Scores; Weis to 3B/Adv on E7
b3 0-2 1 1-3 RR LAD T. Haller D. Selma -22% 42% Double to RF; Davis Scores; Gabrielson Scores
t1 0-0 1 --3 RR NYM C. Jones C. Osteen 16% 72% Home Run; Agee Scores
b3 2-2 1 -2- R LAD R. Fairly D. Selma -14% 28% Double to LF; Haller Scores
t7 4-4 0 --- NYM E. Kranepool C. Osteen 12% 62% Single to 2B; Kranepool to 2B/Adv on E4

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 --- NYM T. Agee C. Osteen 7% 57% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O NYM B. Harrelson C. Osteen -1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B; Agee to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RR NYM C. Jones C. Osteen 16% 72% Home Run; Agee Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- O NYM E. Charles C. Osteen -1% 71% Flyball: LF
t1 2-0 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen -1% 70% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- LAD P. Popovich D. Selma -4% 66% Single to RF
b1 0-2 0 1-- O LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 4% 70% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 1 1-- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 3% 73% Flyball: CF
b1 0-2 2 1-- LAD T. Haller D. Selma -4% 68% Double to LF; Popovich to 3B
b1 0-2 2 -23 O LAD R. Fairly D. Selma 6% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- O NYM J. Grote C. Osteen -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t2 2-0 1 --- O NYM P. Linz C. Osteen -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool C. Osteen -1% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- O LAD B. Bailey D. Selma 2% 74% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 --- LAD W. Parker D. Selma -3% 71% Single to CF
b2 0-2 1 1-- O LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-2 2 1-- O LAD C. Osteen D. Selma 2% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- O NYM D. Selma C. Osteen -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- O NYM T. Agee C. Osteen -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- NYM B. Harrelson C. Osteen 1% 75% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 2-0 2 1-- O NYM C. Jones C. Osteen -1% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- O LAD P. Popovich D. Selma 2% 76% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 1 --- LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma -3% 73% Walk
b3 0-2 1 1-- LAD W. Davis D. Selma -9% 64% Single to LF; Gabrielson to 3B
b3 0-2 1 1-3 RR LAD T. Haller D. Selma -22% 42% Double to RF; Davis Scores; Gabrielson Scores
b3 2-2 1 -2- R LAD R. Fairly D. Selma -14% 28% Double to LF; Haller Scores
b3 3-2 1 -2- O LAD B. Bailey D. Selma 2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B; Fairly to 3B
b3 3-2 2 --3 R LAD W. Parker D. Selma -10% 21% Single to 2B/Bunt; Fairly Scores
b3 4-2 2 1-- O LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma 1% 22% Flyball: RF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 4-5-6
t4 2-4 0 --- O NYM E. Charles C. Osteen -2% 20% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-4 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen -1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-4 2 --- O NYM J. Grote C. Osteen -1% 17% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 9-1-2
b4 4-2 0 --- O LAD C. Osteen D. Selma 1% 18% Groundout: C-1B
b4 4-2 1 --- LAD P. Popovich D. Selma -1% 17% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b4 4-2 1 1-- OO LAD L. Gabrielson D. Selma 2% 20% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 7-8-9
t5 2-4 0 --- NYM P. Linz C. Osteen 5% 25% Single to LF
t5 2-4 0 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool C. Osteen -4% 20% Lineout: RF
t5 2-4 1 1-- O NYM D. Selma C. Osteen -3% 17% Flyball: RF
t5 2-4 2 1-- O NYM T. Agee C. Osteen -2% 15% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 3-4-5
b5 4-2 0 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Selma 1% 16% Groundout: P-1B
b5 4-2 1 --- O LAD T. Haller D. Selma 1% 16% Lineout: SS
b5 4-2 2 --- O LAD R. Fairly D. Selma 0% 17% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 2-3-4
t6 2-4 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson C. Osteen 5% 22% Single to 2B
t6 2-4 0 1-- NYM C. Jones C. Osteen 9% 32% Single to RF; Harrelson to 2B
t6 2-4 0 12- O NYM E. Charles C. Osteen -5% 27% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Harrelson to 3B
t6 2-4 1 1-3 R NYM R. Swoboda C. Osteen 10% 37% Single to LF; Charles to 2B; Harrelson Scores
t6 3-4 1 12- NYM J. Grote C. Osteen 10% 47% Passed Ball; Swoboda to 2B; Charles to 3B
t6 3-4 1 -23 RO NYM J. Grote C. Osteen 2% 49% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Swoboda to 3B; Charles Scores/unER
t6 4-4 2 --3 O NYM P. Linz C. Osteen -6% 44% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 4-4, Mets' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
b6 4-4 0 --- LAD B. Bailey D. Selma -5% 38% Single to CF
b6 4-4 0 1-- O LAD W. Parker D. Selma 5% 43% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b6 4-4 1 1-- LAD Z. Versalles D. Selma -5% 38% Walk; Parker to 2B
Cal Koonce replaces Phil Linz (2B) pitching and batting 7th
Al Weis replaces Dick Selma (P) playing 2B batting 9th
b6 4-4 1 12- OO LAD C. Osteen C. Koonce 12% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 4-4, Dodgers' Claude Osteen facing 8-9-1
t7 4-4 0 --- NYM E. Kranepool C. Osteen 12% 62% Single to 2B; Kranepool to 2B/Adv on E4
t7 4-4 0 -2- R NYM A. Weis C. Osteen 22% 85% Single to LF; Kranepool Scores; Weis to 3B/Adv on E7
Mudcat Grant replaces Claude Osteen pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-4 0 --3 O NYM T. Agee M. Grant -4% 80% Flyball: LF
t7 5-4 1 --3 R NYM B. Harrelson M. Grant 6% 87% Single to CF; Weis Scores/unER
t7 6-4 1 1-- O NYM C. Jones M. Grant -1% 86% Popfly: SS
t7 6-4 2 1-- O NYM E. Charles M. Grant -1% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 4-6, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 1-2-3
b7 4-6 0 --- O LAD P. Popovich C. Koonce 3% 88% Flyball: LF
b7 4-6 1 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson C. Koonce 2% 89% Flyball: RF
b7 4-6 2 --- O LAD W. Davis C. Koonce 1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-4, Dodgers' Mudcat Grant facing 5-6-7
t8 6-4 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda M. Grant 1% 92% Single to RF
t8 6-4 0 1-- O NYM J. Grote M. Grant -0% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Swoboda to 2B
t8 6-4 1 -2- O NYM C. Koonce M. Grant -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B; Swoboda to 3B
t8 6-4 2 --3 NYM E. Kranepool M. Grant 0% 91% Hit By Pitch
t8 6-4 2 1-3 O NYM A. Weis M. Grant -2% 89% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 6, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 4-6, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 4-5-6
b8 4-6 0 --- LAD T. Haller C. Koonce -7% 82% Single to CF
b8 4-6 0 1-- OO LAD R. Fairly C. Koonce 12% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 4-6 2 --- O LAD B. Bailey C. Koonce 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-4, Dodgers' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
t9 6-4 0 --- R NYM T. Agee M. Grant 3% 98% Home Run
t9 7-4 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson M. Grant 0% 98% Single to LF
t9 7-4 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones M. Grant -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B; Harrelson to 2B
t9 7-4 1 -2- O NYM E. Charles M. Grant -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-4 2 -2- R NYM R. Swoboda M. Grant 1% 99% Single to CF; Harrelson Scores
t9 8-4 2 1-- NYM J. Grote M. Grant 0% 99% Walk; Swoboda to 2B
t9 8-4 2 12- O NYM C. Koonce M. Grant -0% 99% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 8, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 4-8, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 7-8-9
Kevin Collins replaces Ed Charles playing 3B batting 4th
b9 4-8 0 --- O LAD W. Parker C. Koonce 1% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
Willie Crawford pinch hits for Zoilo Versalles (SS) batting 8th
b9 4-8 1 --- O LAD W. Crawford C. Koonce 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Jim Fairey pinch hits for Mudcat Grant (P) batting 9th
b9 4-8 2 --- LAD J. Fairey C. Koonce -0% 100% Single to RF
b9 4-8 2 1-- O LAD P. Popovich C. Koonce 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 8, Dodgers 4.

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