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Standings
OAK
@BOS
4
2
NYY
@CHW
1
4
MIN
@CLE
0
2
CAL
@DET
7
2
BAL
@WSA
5
3
ATL
@HOU
5
2
CIN
@LAD
2
0
CHC
@NYM
3
7
PIT
@PHI
2
3
STL
@SFG
11
6
Saturday, May 4, 1968, 2:15PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 14,214, Time of Game: 2:36
Cubs
3
9-12
 Lost 1 
9th, 5½ GB
at Mets
7
9-10
 Won 2 
6th, 4½ GB
W: Dick Selma (1-0)
L: Jack Lamabe (0-1)
S: Cal Koonce (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  4  1
Mets            1  0  1   0  2  0   2  1  X    7  7  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Johnson RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .776 0.000 0.56 0.034 -0.035 -0.2 3 0 HBP
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .288 .685 0.039 0.67 0.062 -0.022 0.5 2 1
Billy Williams LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .314 .879 -0.102 1.18 0.000 -0.102 -1.0 2 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .253 .817 -0.022 1.05 0.050 -0.072 0.2 1 1
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .284 .824 -0.062 0.97 0.016 -0.078 0.4 4 0
Randy Hundley C 4 1 1 2 0 0 .214 .592 0.157 1.04 0.229 -0.072 0.7 8 1 HR,GDP
Jose Arcia SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .222 -0.031 0.67 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 0 0
   Al Spangler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .641 -0.010 0.43 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
   Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Adolfo Phillips CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .782 -0.030 0.42 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 4 0
Ken Holtzman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.019 0.81 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0
   Jack Lamabe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chuck Hartenstein P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.027 1.14 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 0 1
   Lee Elia SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 4 3 1 5 .129 .408 -0.111 0.82 0.391 -0.502 -0.4 24 5
HR: R Hundley (1, off D Selma; 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
HBP: L Johnson (1, by D Selma).
TB: R Hundley 4; G Beckert 2; E Banks.
GIDP: R Hundley (2).
RBI: R Hundley 2 (9); E Banks (14).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: J Arcia (1).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .117 .275 -0.115 1.02 0.038 -0.153 -1.1 3 0 CS,SH
Phil Linz 2B 2 2 0 0 2 1 .000 .150 0.055 0.61 0.073 -0.018 0.4 0 1
   Ken Boswell PH-2B 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214 .590 0.002 -.07 0.002 0.000 0.2 0 0 SF
Cleon Jones LF 5 0 1 1 0 1 .242 .696 0.083 0.91 0.134 -0.051 0.7 1 0 2B
Ron Swoboda RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .891 -0.046 0.97 0.032 -0.078 -0.6 2 0
Greg Goossen 1B 1 1 0 0 2 0 .316 .830 0.033 1.39 0.060 -0.027 0.2 9 0
   Ed Kranepool PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .591 -0.005 0.18 0.000 -0.005 -0.1 3 0
Jerry Grote C 2 1 2 0 1 0 .357 .847 0.174 1.51 0.174 0.000 1.4 5 1 HBP
Ed Charles 3B 3 1 2 5 1 0 .210 .693 0.342 2.47 0.381 -0.040 3.9 1 4 HR
Bud Harrelson SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .404 0.014 1.50 0.110 -0.096 -0.2 2 5 2B
Dick Selma P 4 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .600 -0.148 1.08 0.002 -0.150 -0.9 1 0 2B
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 7 7 7 7 8 .241 .843 0.389 1.19 1.006 -0.618 4.0 27 11
2B: D Selma (1, off P Regan); B Harrelson (3, off K Holtzman); C Jones (5, off K Holtzman).
HR: E Charles (3, off P Regan; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: K Boswell (2, off P Regan).
SH: T Agee (1, off P Regan).
HBP: J Grote (1, by K Holtzman).
TB: E Charles 5; B Harrelson 2; J Grote 2; D Selma 2; C Jones 2.
RBI: E Charles 5 (11); C Jones (4); K Boswell (4).
2-out RBI: E Charles 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Charles-E Kranepool.
E: K Boswell (4).
Baserunning
CS: T Agee (3, 2nd base by K Holtzman/R Hundley).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Holtzman 2.2 3 2 2 4 2 0 5.02 15 42 -0.075 1.49 -0.6
Jack Lamabe, L (0-1) 1.2 2 2 1 2 1 0 7.20 10 3 1 -0.308 1.99 -2.3
Chuck Hartenstein 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.59 5 2 0 0.063 0.59 1.2
Phil Regan 2 2 3 3 1 3 1 4.50 9 0 0 -0.070 0.10 -2.2
Team Totals 8 7 7 6 7 8 1 6.75 39 42 5 1 -0.390 1.19 -4.0

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, W (1-0) 8.1 4 3 2 1 5 1 1.29 32 69 0.084 0.82 -0.4
Cal Koonce, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 2 0 0.027 0.85 0.8
Team Totals 9 4 3 2 1 5 1 2.00 33 69 2 0 0.111 0.82 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Selma (1; L Johnson); K Holtzman (1; J Grote).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Lou Johnson RF 1 Tommie Agee CF
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Phil Linz 2B
3 Billy Williams LF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Ron Swoboda RF
5 Ernie Banks 1B 5 Greg Goossen 1B
6 Randy Hundley C 6 Jerry Grote C
7 Jose Arcia SS 7 Ed Charles 3B
8 Adolfo Phillips CF 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Ken Holtzman P 9 Dick Selma P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-1 1 1-- RR CHC R. Hundley D. Selma -23% 39% Home Run; Santo Scores
b5 2-2 1 123 RR NYM E. Charles J. Lamabe 17% 86% Single to CF; Grote to 2B; Goossen Scores; Swoboda Scores/unER
b3 1-2 2 123 R NYM E. Charles J. Lamabe 14% 58% Walk; Linz Scores; Goossen to 3B; Grote to 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- R NYM C. Jones K. Holtzman 13% 68% Double to CF; Linz Scores
b2 1-2 1 1-- NYM B. Harrelson K. Holtzman 11% 53% Double to RF; Grote to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC L. Johnson D. Selma 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert D. Selma 1% 53% Lineout: P
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams D. Selma 1% 54% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM P. Linz K. Holtzman -6% 52% Agee Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM P. Linz K. Holtzman 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- R NYM C. Jones K. Holtzman 13% 68% Double to CF; Linz Scores
b1 1-0 1 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda K. Holtzman -3% 65% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 2 -2- O NYM G. Goossen K. Holtzman -3% 63% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- CHC R. Santo D. Selma -4% 58% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O CHC E. Banks D. Selma 4% 62% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 1-- RR CHC R. Hundley D. Selma -23% 39% Home Run; Santo Scores
t2 2-1 1 --- O CHC J. Arcia D. Selma 1% 40% Strikeout
t2 2-1 2 --- O CHC A. Phillips D. Selma 1% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 6-7-8
b2 1-2 0 --- NYM J. Grote K. Holtzman 4% 46% Single to CF
b2 1-2 0 1-- O NYM E. Charles K. Holtzman -4% 42% Flyball: CF
b2 1-2 1 1-- NYM B. Harrelson K. Holtzman 11% 53% Double to RF; Grote to 3B
b2 1-2 1 -23 O NYM D. Selma K. Holtzman -10% 43% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-2 2 -23 O NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman -7% 36% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Mets' Dick Selma facing 9-1-2
t3 2-1 0 --- O CHC K. Holtzman D. Selma 2% 38% Popfly: SS
t3 2-1 1 --- O CHC L. Johnson D. Selma 1% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-1 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert D. Selma 1% 40% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- NYM P. Linz K. Holtzman 5% 45% Walk
b3 1-2 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones K. Holtzman -2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B; Linz to 2B
b3 1-2 1 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda K. Holtzman -4% 39% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 2 -2- NYM G. Goossen K. Holtzman 1% 40% Walk
b3 1-2 2 12- NYM J. Grote K. Holtzman 4% 44% Hit By Pitch; Linz to 3B; Goossen to 2B
Jack Lamabe replaces Ken Holtzman pitching and batting 9th
b3 1-2 2 123 R NYM E. Charles J. Lamabe 14% 58% Walk; Linz Scores; Goossen to 3B; Grote to 2B
b3 2-2 2 123 O NYM B. Harrelson J. Lamabe -8% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 3-4-5
t4 2-2 0 --- O CHC B. Williams D. Selma 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t4 2-2 1 --- O CHC R. Santo D. Selma 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-2 2 --- O CHC E. Banks D. Selma 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Jack Lamabe facing 9-1-2
b4 2-2 0 --- O NYM D. Selma J. Lamabe -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b4 2-2 1 --- O NYM T. Agee J. Lamabe -2% 51% Strikeout
b4 2-2 2 --- O NYM P. Linz J. Lamabe -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
t5 2-2 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley D. Selma 3% 53% Popfly: SS
t5 2-2 1 --- O CHC J. Arcia D. Selma 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 2-2 2 --- O CHC A. Phillips D. Selma 1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Jack Lamabe facing 3-4-5
b5 2-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones J. Lamabe -3% 53% Lineout: LF
b5 2-2 1 --- NYM R. Swoboda J. Lamabe 3% 56% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b5 2-2 1 1-- NYM G. Goossen J. Lamabe 5% 61% Walk; Swoboda to 2B
b5 2-2 1 12- NYM J. Grote J. Lamabe 8% 70% Single to CF; Goossen to 2B; Swoboda to 3B
b5 2-2 1 123 RR NYM E. Charles J. Lamabe 17% 86% Single to CF; Grote to 2B; Goossen Scores; Swoboda Scores/unER
Chuck Hartenstein replaces Jack Lamabe pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-2 1 12- O NYM B. Harrelson C. Hartenstein -1% 85% Groundout: P-1B; Charles to 2B; Grote to 3B
b5 4-2 2 -23 O NYM D. Selma C. Hartenstein -3% 82% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Dick Selma facing 9-1-2
t6 2-4 0 --- O CHC C. Hartenstein D. Selma 3% 85% Groundout: C-1B
t6 2-4 1 --- CHC L. Johnson D. Selma -3% 81% Hit By Pitch
t6 2-4 1 1-- CHC G. Beckert D. Selma -6% 76% Single to RF; Johnson to 2B
t6 2-4 1 12- O CHC B. Williams D. Selma 6% 82% Strikeout
t6 2-4 2 12- O CHC R. Santo D. Selma 6% 87% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Chuck Hartenstein facing 1-2-3
b6 4-2 0 --- O NYM T. Agee C. Hartenstein -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-2 1 --- O NYM P. Linz C. Hartenstein -1% 86% Strikeout
b6 4-2 2 --- O NYM C. Jones C. Hartenstein -0% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Dick Selma facing 5-6-7
t7 2-4 0 --- O CHC E. Banks D. Selma 3% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-4 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley D. Selma 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
Al Spangler pinch hits for Jose Arcia (SS) batting 7th
t7 2-4 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler D. Selma 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Phil Regan facing 4-5-6
Phil Regan replaces Al Spangler (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Lee Elia replaces Chuck Hartenstein (P) playing SS batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Regan -1% 90% Popfly: 2B
Ed Kranepool pinch hits for Greg Goossen (1B) batting 5th
b7 4-2 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool P. Regan -0% 90% Strikeout
b7 4-2 2 --- NYM J. Grote P. Regan 0% 90% Walk
b7 4-2 2 1-- RR NYM E. Charles P. Regan 7% 98% Home Run; Grote Scores
b7 6-2 2 --- O NYM B. Harrelson P. Regan -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 6.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
Ed Kranepool moves from PH to 1B
t8 2-6 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips D. Selma 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-6 1 --- O CHC L. Elia D. Selma 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-6 2 --- O CHC L. Johnson D. Selma 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Cubs' Phil Regan facing 9-1-2
b8 6-2 0 --- NYM D. Selma P. Regan 0% 99% Double to LF
b8 6-2 0 -2- O NYM T. Agee P. Regan 0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Selma to 3B
Ken Boswell pinch hits for Phil Linz (2B) batting 2nd
b8 6-2 1 --3 RO NYM K. Boswell P. Regan 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Selma Scores
b8 7-2 2 --- O NYM C. Jones P. Regan -0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Dick Selma facing 2-3-4
Ken Boswell moves from PH to 2B
t9 2-7 0 --- CHC G. Beckert D. Selma -1% 99% Single to CF
t9 2-7 0 1-- O CHC B. Williams D. Selma 1% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 2-7 1 1-- CHC R. Santo D. Selma -1% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Beckert to 2B
t9 2-7 1 12- R CHC E. Banks D. Selma -2% 97% Single to LF; Santo to 2B; Beckert Scores/unER
Cal Koonce replaces Dick Selma pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-7 1 12- OO CHC R. Hundley C. Koonce 3% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Mets 7.

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