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Standings
CAL
@BOS
12
6
WSA
@CHW
2
7
OAK
@CLE
5
0
OAK
@CLE
4
7
DET
@MIN
2
1
BAL
@NYY
5
3
CIN
@ATL
6
4
 
(12)
PHI
@HOU
3
2
NYM
@LAD
8
4
NYM
@LAD
0
2
PIT
@SFG
0
2
CHC
@STL
6
5
 
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Sunday, August 4, 1968, 7:30PM
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 17,101, Time of Game: 2:20
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Mets
0
51-61
 Lost 1 
8th, 21 GB
at Dodgers
2
49-61
 Won 1 
9th, 22 GB
W: Mike Kekich (2-5)
L: Jim McAndrew (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  2
Dodgers         0  0  1   0  1  0   0  0  X    2 10  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 0 0 0 1 4 .172 .216 .256 .471 -0.117 1.24 0.000 -0.117 -0.8 2 0
Phil Linz 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .215 .251 .233 .485 -0.081 0.86 0.000 -0.081 -0.6 2 6
Cleon Jones LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .279 .319 .456 .775 -0.020 0.42 0.000 -0.020 -0.1 1 0
   Jerry Buchek LF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .205 .250 .242 .492 -0.034 0.74 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 0 0
Ed Charles 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .304 .344 .463 .807 -0.067 0.99 0.000 -0.067 -0.5 0 4
Ron Swoboda RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .247 .336 .392 .728 -0.016 0.62 0.017 -0.033 -0.1 1 0
Jerry Grote C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .275 .356 .334 .690 -0.018 0.65 0.018 -0.035 -0.1 6 0
Al Weis SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .183 .240 .213 .453 -0.080 1.13 0.000 -0.080 -0.5 0 2
Ed Kranepool 1B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .262 .298 .332 .630 0.023 0.84 0.054 -0.031 0.1 12 0
Jim McAndrew P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.010 0.43 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 0
   Bill Connors P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.000 -0.026 2.26 0.000 -0.026 -0.1 0 1 SH
   Don Bosch PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .229 .259 .488 -0.009 0.38 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 1 0 2 11 30 .037 .103 .037 .140 -0.455 0.88 0.089 -0.543 -3.1 24 13
SH: B Connors (1, off M Kekich).
TB: R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Charles-P Linz-E Kranepool 2.
E: A Weis (13); P Linz (4).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Fairey RF-LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .196 .242 .304 .545 -0.061 0.68 0.010 -0.070 -0.6 0 0
Len Gabrielson LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .274 .327 .442 .769 -0.011 0.60 0.029 -0.040 -0.0 2 0
   Wes Parker 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .312 .325 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Davis CF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .233 .270 .350 .620 0.235 0.96 0.244 -0.009 1.9 1 0 2B,2·SB
Ron Fairly 1B-RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .216 .278 .287 .565 0.103 1.15 0.147 -0.044 0.6 11 0 2B,IW
Bob Bailey 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .236 .328 .354 .683 -0.232 1.46 0.007 -0.239 -2.0 0 1 GDP
Bart Shirley 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.107 0.92 0.128 -0.021 1.2 1 1
Jeff Torborg C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .231 .183 .414 -0.029 0.81 0.036 -0.065 -0.7 12 0 GDP
Zoilo Versalles SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .178 .230 .254 .484 0.000 0.74 0.040 -0.040 -0.3 0 2
Mike Kekich P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .107 .138 .107 .245 -0.067 0.80 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 0 2
Team Totals 34 2 10 2 3 6 37 .294 .351 .353 .704 0.045 0.90 0.641 -0.595 -0.8 27 6
2B: W Davis (21, off J McAndrew); R Fairly (11, off J McAndrew).
IBB: R Fairly (8, by J McAndrew).
TB: W Davis 3; B Shirley 2; R Fairly 2; J Torborg; J Fairey; B Bailey; Z Versalles; L Gabrielson.
GIDP: J Torborg (2); B Bailey (6).
RBI: B Shirley (2); R Fairly (31).
2-out RBI: B Shirley.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Baserunning
SB: W Davis 2 (20, 2nd base off J McAndrew/J Grote 2).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim McAndrew, L (0-2) 4.2 9 2 2 2 4 0 2.53 24 40 -0.094 1.18 -0.4
Bill Connors 2.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 6.75 10 1 0 0.041 0.38 0.9
Ron Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.30 3 0 0 0.008 0.10 0.3
Team Totals 8 10 2 2 3 6 0 2.25 37 40 1 0 -0.045 0.90 0.8

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Kekich, W (2-5) 9 1 0 0 2 11 0 2.98 30 94 0.454 0.88 3.1
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 2 11 0 0.00 30 94 0.454 0.88 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: J McAndrew (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: J McAndrew (1; R Fairly).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 17,101.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Tommie Agee CF 1 Jim Fairey RF
2 Phil Linz 2B 2 Len Gabrielson LF
3 Cleon Jones LF 3 Willie Davis CF
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Ron Fairly 1B
5 Ron Swoboda RF 5 Bob Bailey 3B
6 Jerry Grote C 6 Bart Shirley 2B
7 Al Weis SS 7 Jeff Torborg C
8 Ed Kranepool 1B 8 Zoilo Versalles SS
9 Jim McAndrew P 9 Mike Kekich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 123 OO LAD B. Bailey J. McAndrew -15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 -2- R LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 14% 72% Double to CF; Davis Scores
b5 1-0 2 --3 R LAD B. Shirley J. McAndrew 10% 84% Single to RF; Davis Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- LAD W. Davis J. McAndrew 10% 64% Double to RF; Gabrielson to 3B
b5 1-0 1 --3 O LAD B. Bailey J. McAndrew -6% 74% 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, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Agee M. Kekich 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM P. Linz M. Kekich 1% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM C. Jones M. Kekich 1% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD J. Fairey J. McAndrew -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- LAD L. Gabrielson J. McAndrew 2% 55% Single to RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- LAD W. Davis J. McAndrew 10% 64% Double to RF; Gabrielson to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 1% 65% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 OO LAD B. Bailey J. McAndrew -15% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Charles M. Kekich 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. Kekich 1% 53% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Grote M. Kekich 1% 54% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Shirley J. McAndrew -2% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- LAD J. Torborg J. McAndrew 3% 55% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- LAD Z. Versalles J. McAndrew 4% 59% Single to LF; Torborg to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O LAD M. Kekich J. McAndrew -5% 54% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 12- O LAD J. Fairey J. McAndrew -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis M. Kekich 2% 52% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool M. Kekich 1% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. McAndrew M. Kekich 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 2-3-4
b3 0-0 0 --- O LAD L. Gabrielson J. McAndrew -2% 52% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- LAD W. Davis J. McAndrew 3% 55% Single to SS
b3 0-0 1 1-- LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 2% 58% Davis Steals 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- R LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 14% 72% Double to CF; Davis Scores
b3 1-0 1 -2- O LAD B. Bailey J. McAndrew -3% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 -2- LAD B. Shirley J. McAndrew 1% 70% Single to 3B; Fairly to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 O LAD J. Torborg J. McAndrew -4% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O NYM T. Agee M. Kekich 3% 69% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 --- O NYM P. Linz M. Kekich 2% 70% Strikeout
t4 0-1 2 --- O NYM C. Jones M. Kekich 1% 71% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 8-9-1
Jerry Buchek replaces Cleon Jones playing LF batting 3rd
b4 1-0 0 --- O LAD Z. Versalles J. McAndrew -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O LAD M. Kekich J. McAndrew -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- LAD J. Fairey J. McAndrew 1% 70% Single to SS
b4 1-0 2 1-- O LAD L. Gabrielson J. McAndrew -2% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- O NYM E. Charles M. Kekich 3% 71% Foul Flyball: LF
t5 0-1 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. Kekich 2% 73% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 0-1 2 --- NYM J. Grote M. Kekich -2% 71% Walk
t5 0-1 2 1-- O NYM A. Weis M. Kekich 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Jim McAndrew facing 3-4-5
b5 1-0 0 --- LAD W. Davis J. McAndrew 3% 77% Walk
b5 1-0 0 1-- LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 3% 80% Davis Steals 2B
b5 1-0 0 -2- LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew 4% 83% Wild Pitch; Davis to 3B
b5 1-0 0 --3 O LAD R. Fairly J. McAndrew -4% 80% Flyball: CF
b5 1-0 1 --3 O LAD B. Bailey J. McAndrew -6% 74% Strikeout
b5 1-0 2 --3 R LAD B. Shirley J. McAndrew 10% 84% Single to RF; Davis Scores
Bill Connors replaces Jim McAndrew pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-0 2 1-- LAD J. Torborg B. Connors 1% 85% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Shirley to 2B
b5 2-0 2 12- O LAD Z. Versalles B. Connors -2% 83% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 8-9-1
t6 0-2 0 --- NYM E. Kranepool M. Kekich -5% 78% Walk
t6 0-2 0 1-- O NYM B. Connors M. Kekich 3% 80% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Kranepool to 2B
t6 0-2 1 -2- O NYM T. Agee M. Kekich 4% 85% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 0-2 2 -2- O NYM P. Linz M. Kekich 4% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Bill Connors facing 9-1-2
b6 2-0 0 --- O LAD M. Kekich B. Connors -1% 87% Strikeout
b6 2-0 1 --- O LAD J. Fairey B. Connors -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-0 2 --- LAD L. Gabrielson B. Connors 0% 87% Walk
b6 2-0 2 1-- O LAD W. Davis B. Connors -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Buchek M. Kekich 3% 89% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Charles M. Kekich 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-2 2 --- NYM R. Swoboda M. Kekich -2% 89% Single to RF
t7 0-2 2 1-- O NYM J. Grote M. Kekich 3% 92% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Bill Connors facing 4-5-6
b7 2-0 0 --- O LAD R. Fairly B. Connors -1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 2-0 1 --- LAD B. Bailey B. Connors 1% 92% Single to LF
b7 2-0 1 1-- LAD B. Shirley B. Connors 1% 93% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Bailey to 2B
b7 2-0 1 12- OO LAD J. Torborg B. Connors -2% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 7-8-9
t8 0-2 0 --- O NYM A. Weis M. Kekich 3% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool M. Kekich 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
Don Bosch pinch hits for Bill Connors (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 --- O NYM D. Bosch M. Kekich 1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 8-9-1
Ron Taylor replaces Don Bosch (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- O LAD Z. Versalles R. Taylor -0% 95% Strikeout
b8 2-0 1 --- O LAD M. Kekich R. Taylor -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-0 2 --- O LAD J. Fairey R. Taylor -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Mike Kekich facing 1-2-3
Wes Parker replaces Len Gabrielson (LF) playing 1B batting 2nd
Jim Fairey moves from RF to LF
Ron Fairly moves from 1B to RF
t9 0-2 0 --- O NYM T. Agee M. Kekich 3% 98% Flyball: RF
t9 0-2 1 --- O NYM P. Linz M. Kekich 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 0-2 2 --- O NYM J. Buchek M. Kekich 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Dodgers 2.

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