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Saturday, April 20, 1968, 2:15PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 19,938, Time of Game: 2:22
Dodgers
2
4-5
 Lost 1 
7th, 2 GB
at Mets
3
4-5
 Won 1 
7th, 2 GB
W: Tom Seaver (1-0)
L: Bill Singer (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  9  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  X    3  2  0

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 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .324 .378 .441 .820 0.039 0.96 0.070 -0.031 0.3 6 0
Zoilo Versalles SS 4 0 1 2 0 2 4 .139 .162 .194 .357 0.057 1.65 0.130 -0.073 1.2 0 0
Willie Davis CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .222 .333 .556 -0.161 1.89 0.073 -0.234 -0.8 1 0 CS
Ron Fairly RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .148 .233 .259 .493 -0.094 1.25 0.014 -0.108 -0.5 2 0
Jim Lefebvre 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .286 .462 .747 -0.095 0.99 0.000 -0.095 -0.6 1 2 2B
Tom Haller C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .318 .444 .455 .899 -0.021 0.93 0.038 -0.058 -0.4 13 0
   Cleo James PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rocky Colavito LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .227 .346 .273 .619 0.116 1.04 0.144 -0.028 0.4 1 0 2B
Luis Alcaraz 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .294 .250 .544 -0.036 0.77 0.000 -0.036 -0.3 0 1
   Len Gabrielson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.022 0.95 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Paul Popovich 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.189 7.01 0.000 -0.189 -0.5 0 0
Bill Singer P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.046 1.00 0.000 -0.046 -0.3 0 2
   Jim Fairey PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .333 .500 0.032 0.48 0.032 0.000 0.3 2B
   Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 9 2 1 8 35 .265 .286 .353 .639 -0.420 1.35 0.501 -0.920 -1.4 24 5
2B: J Lefebvre (3, off T Seaver); J Fairey (1, off T Seaver); R Colavito (1, off T Seaver).
TB: R Colavito 3; J Fairey 2; J Lefebvre 2; T Haller; R Fairly; W Parker; Z Versalles; W Davis.
RBI: Z Versalles 2 (5).
2-out RBI: Z Versalles 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Baserunning
CS: W Davis (1, 2nd base by T Seaver/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bud Harrelson SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .091 .130 .091 .221 0.014 0.76 0.054 -0.040 -0.1 3 1
Al Weis 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .240 .250 .490 -0.061 1.05 0.000 -0.061 -0.6 0 2 SH
Cleon Jones LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .240 .269 .440 .709 -0.082 0.83 0.000 -0.082 -0.6 2 0
Art Shamsky 1B 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 .333 .387 .370 .757 0.038 1.14 0.049 -0.012 0.4 6 1
Ron Swoboda RF 2 1 1 3 1 0 3 .222 .317 .472 .789 0.379 1.82 0.414 -0.036 2.7 4 1 HR
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .122 .143 .122 .265 -0.074 1.14 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 2 0
Ed Charles 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .097 .152 .161 .313 -0.044 0.86 0.000 -0.044 -0.5 0 2
Jerry Grote C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .286 .375 .321 .696 -0.016 0.95 0.010 -0.025 -0.2 9 1 IW
Tom Seaver P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .100 .182 .100 .282 -0.072 1.03 0.000 -0.072 -0.6 1 0
   Danny Frisella 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 25 3 2 3 4 12 30 .080 .207 .200 .407 0.082 1.05 0.527 -0.446 -0.0 27 8
HR: R Swoboda (3, off B Singer, 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
SH: A Weis (1, off B Singer).
IBB: J Grote (3, by B Singer).
TB: R Swoboda 4; B Harrelson.
RBI: R Swoboda 3 (9).
2-out RBI: R Swoboda 3.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: R Swoboda (R Fairly at home plate).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Singer, L (1-2) 7 2 3 3 4 12 1 2.35 27 69 -0.101 1.13 -0.3
Phil Regan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 3 0 0 0.021 0.29 0.4
Team Totals 8 2 3 3 4 12 1 3.38 30 69 0 0 -0.080 1.05 0.0

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (1-0) 8.2 9 2 2 1 8 0 1.67 34 65 0.230 1.19 0.9
Danny Frisella, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1 2 0 0.189 7.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 1 8 0 2.00 35 65 2 0 0.419 1.35 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Singer (3; J Grote).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 19,938.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         New York Mets
1 Wes Parker 1B 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Zoilo Versalles SS 2 Al Weis 2B
3 Willie Davis CF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Ron Fairly RF 4 Art Shamsky 1B
5 Jim Lefebvre 2B 5 Ron Swoboda RF
6 Tom Haller C 6 Tommie Agee CF
7 Rocky Colavito LF 7 Ed Charles 3B
8 Luis Alcaraz 3B 8 Jerry Grote C
9 Bill Singer P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-0 2 12- RRR NYM R. Swoboda B. Singer 36% 93% Home Run; Harrelson Scores; Shamsky Scores
t9 2-3 2 -23 O LAD P. Popovich D. Frisella 19% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-3 2 123 RR LAD Z. Versalles T. Seaver -13% 77% Single to CF; Parker to 3B; Fairey Scores; Colavito Scores
t9 2-3 2 1-- LAD R. Colavito T. Seaver -12% 81% Double to RF; James to 3B
t8 2-3 2 1-3 O LAD W. Davis T. Seaver 12% 89% Foul Flyball: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- LAD W. Parker T. Seaver -4% 46% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O LAD Z. Versalles T. Seaver 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- LAD W. Davis T. Seaver -7% 42% Single to RF; Parker to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 O LAD R. Fairly T. Seaver 8% 51% Davis Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 2 --3 O LAD R. Fairly T. Seaver 4% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Singer -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM A. Weis B. Singer -1% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Singer -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre T. Seaver 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O LAD T. Haller T. Seaver 1% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- O LAD R. Colavito T. Seaver 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky B. Singer 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Singer -4% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee B. Singer -3% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Charles B. Singer -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O LAD L. Alcaraz T. Seaver 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O LAD B. Singer T. Seaver 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O LAD W. Parker T. Seaver 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Grote B. Singer -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Singer -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Singer -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O LAD Z. Versalles T. Seaver 3% 53% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O LAD W. Davis T. Seaver 2% 54% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 --- LAD R. Fairly T. Seaver -1% 53% Single to RF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O LAD J. Lefebvre T. Seaver 3% 55% Double to RF; Fairly out at Hm/RF-SS-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis B. Singer -3% 53% Groundout: P-2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Singer -2% 51% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky B. Singer -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O LAD T. Haller T. Seaver 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O LAD R. Colavito T. Seaver 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O LAD L. Alcaraz T. Seaver 1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda B. Singer 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- O NYM T. Agee B. Singer -4% 56% Strikeout
b5 0-0 1 1-- O NYM E. Charles B. Singer -2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B; Swoboda to 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- NYM J. Grote B. Singer 1% 56% Intentional Walk
b5 0-0 2 12- O NYM T. Seaver B. Singer -6% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Singer T. Seaver 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- O LAD W. Parker T. Seaver 2% 55% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 2 --- O LAD Z. Versalles T. Seaver 1% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson B. Singer 5% 62% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- O NYM A. Weis B. Singer -2% 60% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Harrelson to 2B
b6 0-0 1 -2- O NYM C. Jones B. Singer -5% 55% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 -2- NYM A. Shamsky B. Singer 1% 56% Walk
b6 0-0 2 12- RRR NYM R. Swoboda B. Singer 36% 93% Home Run; Harrelson Scores; Shamsky Scores
b6 3-0 2 --- O NYM T. Agee B. Singer -0% 92% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
t7 0-3 0 --- O LAD W. Davis T. Seaver 2% 94% Popfly: SS
t7 0-3 1 --- O LAD R. Fairly T. Seaver 1% 95% Popfly: SS
t7 0-3 2 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre T. Seaver 1% 96% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 7-8-9
b7 3-0 0 --- O NYM E. Charles B. Singer -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote B. Singer -0% 95% Strikeout
b7 3-0 2 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Singer -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t8 0-3 0 --- O LAD T. Haller T. Seaver 2% 97% Strikeout
t8 0-3 1 --- LAD R. Colavito T. Seaver -2% 95% Single to LF
Len Gabrielson pinch hits for Luis Alcaraz (3B) batting 8th
t8 0-3 1 1-- O LAD L. Gabrielson T. Seaver 2% 97% Flyball: LF
Jim Fairey pinch hits for Bill Singer (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 2 1-- LAD J. Fairey T. Seaver -3% 94% Double to LF; Colavito to 3B
t8 0-3 2 -23 LAD W. Parker T. Seaver -3% 90% Walk
t8 0-3 2 123 RR LAD Z. Versalles T. Seaver -13% 77% Single to CF; Parker to 3B; Fairey Scores; Colavito Scores
t8 2-3 2 1-3 O LAD W. Davis T. Seaver 12% 89% Foul Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Dodgers' Phil Regan facing 1-2-3
Phil Regan replaces Jim Fairey (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Paul Popovich replaces Len Gabrielson (PH) playing 3B batting 8th
b8 3-2 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Regan -1% 88% Popfly: C
b8 3-2 1 --- O NYM A. Weis P. Regan -1% 87% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 3-2 2 --- O NYM C. Jones P. Regan -0% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t9 2-3 0 --- O LAD R. Fairly T. Seaver 6% 93% Flyball: RF
t9 2-3 1 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre T. Seaver 4% 97% Flyball: CF
t9 2-3 2 --- LAD T. Haller T. Seaver -4% 93% Single to RF
Cleo James pinch runs for Tom Haller (C) batting 6th
t9 2-3 2 1-- LAD R. Colavito T. Seaver -12% 81% Double to RF; James to 3B
Danny Frisella replaces Tom Seaver pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-3 2 -23 O LAD P. Popovich D. Frisella 19% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Mets 3.

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