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Scores
Standings
WSA
@BOS
4
5
 
(10)
CAL
@CHW
6
7
NYY
@CLE
2
4
BAL
@DET
0
4
OAK
@MIN
13
8
CHC
@LAD
0
1
CIN
@NYM
2
3
ATL
@PHI
3
1
HOU
@SFG
1
2
Tuesday, May 14, 1968, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 15,671, Time of Game: 2:20
Reds
2
14-16
 Lost 1 
6th, 5½ GB
at Mets
3
13-16
 Won 2 
9th, 6 GB
W: Nolan Ryan (4-2)
L: Milt Pappas (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  4  0
Mets            0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  6  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .370 .413 .543 .956 0.047 1.23 0.107 -0.059 -0.0 1 0
Alex Johnson LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .316 .347 .393 .740 -0.155 1.69 0.000 -0.155 -0.9 2 0
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .241 .283 .345 .628 -0.118 1.30 0.000 -0.118 -0.7 3 0
Tony Perez 3B 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .279 .328 .434 .763 0.052 1.03 0.120 -0.068 1.1 2 2 HR
Lee May 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .290 .345 .458 .803 0.000 1.35 0.113 -0.113 0.4 6 0 HR
Johnny Bench C 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .242 .280 .394 .674 -0.071 1.03 0.014 -0.085 -0.3 6 0
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .281 .347 .628 -0.114 1.17 0.000 -0.114 -0.6 4 2
Leo Cardenas SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .182 .222 .218 .440 0.052 1.29 0.077 -0.025 0.4 0 1
   Chico Ruiz SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .500 .400 .900 -0.027 1.17 0.000 -0.027 -0.1 0 1
Milt Pappas P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .071 .071 .071 .143 -0.050 1.59 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 0
   Mel Queen PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.016 0.70 0.000 -0.016 -0.1
   Ted Davidson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mack Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .185 .324 .185 .509 -0.018 0.75 0.000 -0.018 -0.1
   Bill Kelso P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 2 4 2 2 14 34 .125 .176 .313 .489 -0.418 1.24 0.431 -0.848 -1.4 24 7
HR: T Perez (5, off N Ryan, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out); L May (3, off N Ryan, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: T Perez 5; L May 4; P Rose.
RBI: T Perez (22); L May (18).
2-out RBI: L May.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Ruiz-T Helms-L May; T Helms-L May.

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 0 4 .189 .215 .233 .448 0.001 0.77 0.042 -0.040 -0.2 2 2
Ken Boswell 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .286 .385 .670 -0.076 0.88 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 1 0
Art Shamsky LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .274 .308 .411 .719 0.227 0.69 0.246 -0.019 1.7 0 0 3B
   Cleon Jones LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .235 .341 .577 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ron Swoboda RF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .275 .368 .523 .891 0.033 0.84 0.071 -0.038 0.5 2 0
Jerry Grote C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .355 .423 .452 .875 0.013 0.48 0.027 -0.014 0.3 14 0
Greg Goossen 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .324 .395 .441 .836 -0.030 0.72 0.024 -0.055 -0.6 3 0 HBP,GDP
   Ed Kranepool 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .235 .242 .478 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Buchek 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .258 .324 .258 .582 -0.028 0.81 0.021 -0.049 -0.1 2 1
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .109 .144 .152 .297 -0.073 0.77 0.000 -0.073 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Nolan Ryan P 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .063 .063 .063 .125 0.015 0.40 0.028 -0.012 0.1 0 1
Team Totals 28 3 6 3 1 6 30 .214 .267 .286 .552 0.082 0.71 0.459 -0.376 -0.0 27 4
3B: A Shamsky (1, off M Pappas).
HBP: G Goossen (1, by M Pappas).
TB: A Shamsky 3; B Harrelson; N Ryan; J Buchek; J Grote; R Swoboda.
GIDP: T Agee (2); G Goossen (1).
RBI: A Shamsky 2 (12); R Swoboda (25).
2-out RBI: A Shamsky 2; R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
E: G Goossen (2).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, L (2-3) 4 5 3 3 1 3 0 4.66 18 42 -0.193 0.89 -1.5
Ted Davidson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.82 6 0 0 0.059 0.52 0.8
Bill Kelso 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.47 6 0 0 0.052 0.37 0.8
Team Totals 8 6 3 3 1 6 0 3.38 30 42 0 0 -0.082 0.71 0.0

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, W (4-2) 9 4 2 2 2 14 2 1.22 34 83 0.417 1.24 1.4
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 2 14 2 2.00 34 83 0.417 1.24 1.4
Balks: M Pappas (2).
WP: N Ryan (3).
HBP: M Pappas (1; G Goossen).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 15,671.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Mets
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Alex Johnson LF 2 Ken Boswell 2B
3 Vada Pinson CF 3 Art Shamsky LF
4 Tony Perez 3B 4 Ron Swoboda RF
5 Lee May 1B 5 Jerry Grote C
6 Johnny Bench C 6 Greg Goossen 1B
7 Tommy Helms 2B 7 Jerry Buchek 3B
8 Leo Cardenas SS 8 Tommie Agee CF
9 Milt Pappas P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 12- RR NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas 25% 79% Triple to RF; Harrelson Scores; Ryan Scores
t6 1-3 2 --- R CIN L. May N. Ryan -11% 75% Home Run
t8 2-3 0 --- CIN P. Rose N. Ryan -9% 69% Single to LF
t8 2-3 0 1-- O CIN A. Johnson N. Ryan 8% 77% Strikeout
t4 0-3 1 --- R CIN T. Perez N. Ryan -8% 79% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose N. Ryan 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN A. Johnson N. Ryan 1% 53% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN V. Pinson N. Ryan 1% 54% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson M. Pappas -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell M. Pappas -1% 51% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas -1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN T. Perez N. Ryan -4% 46% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CIN L. May N. Ryan 4% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CIN J. Bench N. Ryan 3% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CIN T. Helms N. Ryan 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas -2% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Grote M. Pappas -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- NYM G. Goossen M. Pappas 1% 52% Hit By Pitch
b2 0-0 2 1-- NYM J. Buchek M. Pappas 1% 53% Balk; Goossen to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Buchek M. Pappas -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- CIN L. Cardenas N. Ryan -4% 46% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 0 1-- CIN M. Pappas N. Ryan -3% 42% Wild Pitch; Cardenas to 2B
t3 0-0 0 -2- O CIN M. Pappas N. Ryan 5% 47% Popfly: 3B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O CIN P. Rose N. Ryan 4% 51% Popfly: SS
t3 0-0 2 -2- O CIN A. Johnson N. Ryan 4% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Milt Pappas facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Agee M. Pappas -2% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- NYM N. Ryan M. Pappas 3% 55% Single to CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- NYM B. Harrelson M. Pappas 4% 60% Single to RF; Ryan to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- O NYM K. Boswell M. Pappas -5% 55% Lineout: CF
b3 0-0 2 12- RR NYM A. Shamsky M. Pappas 25% 79% Triple to RF; Harrelson Scores; Ryan Scores
b3 2-0 2 --3 R NYM R. Swoboda M. Pappas 7% 86% Single to LF; Shamsky Scores
b3 3-0 2 1-- NYM J. Grote M. Pappas 1% 87% Walk; Swoboda to 2B
b3 3-0 2 12- O NYM G. Goossen M. Pappas -2% 86% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson N. Ryan 2% 87% Strikeout
t4 0-3 1 --- R CIN T. Perez N. Ryan -8% 79% Home Run
t4 1-3 1 --- O CIN L. May N. Ryan 1% 81% Strikeout
t4 1-3 2 --- CIN J. Bench N. Ryan -1% 79% Walk
t4 1-3 2 1-- O CIN T. Helms N. Ryan 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Reds' Milt Pappas facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- NYM J. Buchek M. Pappas 2% 84% Single to LF
b4 3-1 0 1-- OO NYM T. Agee M. Pappas -4% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b4 3-1 2 --- O NYM N. Ryan M. Pappas -1% 79% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- O CIN L. Cardenas N. Ryan 3% 82% Strikeout
Mel Queen pinch hits for Milt Pappas (P) batting 9th
t5 1-3 1 --- O CIN M. Queen N. Ryan 2% 83% Strikeout
t5 1-3 2 --- CIN P. Rose N. Ryan -1% 82% Walk
t5 1-3 2 1-- O CIN A. Johnson N. Ryan 2% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Reds' Ted Davidson facing 1-2-3
Ted Davidson replaces Mel Queen (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Chico Ruiz replaces Leo Cardenas playing SS batting 8th
b5 3-1 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson T. Davidson -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell T. Davidson -1% 83% Lineout: CF
b5 3-1 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky T. Davidson -1% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson N. Ryan 3% 85% Popfly: 3B
t6 1-3 1 --- O CIN T. Perez N. Ryan 2% 86% Strikeout
t6 1-3 2 --- R CIN L. May N. Ryan -11% 75% Home Run
t6 2-3 2 --- O CIN J. Bench N. Ryan 1% 77% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Ted Davidson facing 4-5-6
b6 3-2 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda T. Davidson -2% 75% Flyball: LF
b6 3-2 1 --- NYM J. Grote T. Davidson 2% 77% Single to CF
b6 3-2 1 1-- OO NYM G. Goossen T. Davidson -4% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 7-8-9
t7 2-3 0 --- O CIN T. Helms N. Ryan 4% 77% Flyball: CF
t7 2-3 1 --- O CIN C. Ruiz N. Ryan 3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
Mack Jones pinch hits for Ted Davidson (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 2 --- O CIN M. Jones N. Ryan 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Bill Kelso facing 7-8-9
Bill Kelso replaces Mack Jones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- O NYM J. Buchek B. Kelso -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-2 1 --- O NYM T. Agee B. Kelso -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-2 2 --- O NYM N. Ryan B. Kelso -1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
Ed Kranepool replaces Greg Goossen playing 1B batting 6th
t8 2-3 0 --- CIN P. Rose N. Ryan -9% 69% Single to LF
t8 2-3 0 1-- O CIN A. Johnson N. Ryan 8% 77% Strikeout
t8 2-3 1 1-- O CIN V. Pinson N. Ryan 6% 84% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-3 2 1-- O CIN T. Perez N. Ryan 5% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Bill Kelso facing 1-2-3
b8 3-2 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Kelso -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b8 3-2 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Kelso -1% 87% Lineout: LF
b8 3-2 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky B. Kelso -0% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
Cleon Jones replaces Art Shamsky playing LF batting 3rd
t9 2-3 0 --- O CIN L. May N. Ryan 6% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-3 1 --- O CIN J. Bench N. Ryan 4% 97% Strikeout
t9 2-3 2 --- O CIN T. Helms N. Ryan 3% 100% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Mets 3.

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