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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
11
3
OAK
@CHW
2
6
OAK
@CHW
3
7
BAL
@CLE
6
11
BAL
@CLE
0
2
WSA
@DET
4
5
WSA
@DET
0
7
CAL
@MIN
2
1
CAL
@MIN
2
3
HOU
@LAD
2
1
HOU
@LAD
3
1
ATL
@NYM
3
2
ATL
@NYM
2
0
STL
@PHI
3
4
CIN
@PIT
9
3
CHC
@SFG
0
1
CHC
@SFG
6
3
Sunday, May 19, 1968, 1:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:34
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Braves
3
19-16
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Mets
2
15-19
 Lost 1 
9th, 5½ GB
W: Ron Reed (5-0)
L: Nolan Ryan (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  2  0    3  7  1
Mets            0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  2  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sandy Valdespino LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .260 .345 .312 .657 -0.071 1.63 0.023 -0.094 -0.4 2 0
   Mike Lum LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205 .262 .282 .544 -0.011 0.49 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 0
Sonny Jackson SS 3 1 0 0 2 2 5 .215 .273 .255 .528 0.116 2.00 0.236 -0.120 0.3 1 1 2·SB
Hank Aaron RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .281 .384 .548 .932 -0.175 1.20 0.014 -0.189 -0.9 1 0 SB
Tito Francona 1B 2 1 0 0 2 2 4 .322 .444 .458 .902 0.027 1.60 0.083 -0.056 0.1 9 1
   Deron Johnson 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .118 .189 .206 .395 -0.020 0.77 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 4 1
Felipe Alou CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .320 .366 .520 .886 0.350 2.08 0.460 -0.110 1.4 3 0 HR,GDP
Clete Boyer 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .200 .248 .300 .548 -0.093 1.69 0.075 -0.168 -0.2 1 3 2B
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .255 .304 .299 .603 0.168 2.25 0.286 -0.118 0.3 0 3
Marty Martinez C 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .192 .222 .192 .415 0.087 1.34 0.110 -0.023 0.6 5 1 IW
Ron Reed P 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .176 .222 .176 .399 -0.135 2.06 0.000 -0.135 -1.2 1 2 2·SH
Team Totals 31 3 7 3 7 8 40 .226 .368 .355 .723 0.243 1.70 1.287 -1.044 -0.4 27 12
2B: C Boyer (3, off N Ryan).
HR: F Alou (5, off N Ryan, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SH: R Reed 2 (3, 2 off N Ryan).
IBB: M Martinez (1, by R Taylor).
TB: F Alou 5; M Martinez 2; C Boyer 2; H Aaron; F Millan.
GIDP: F Alou (2).
RBI: F Alou 2 (11); F Millan (8).
2-out RBI: F Alou; F Millan.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Johnson.
E: S Jackson (10).
Baserunning
SB: S Jackson 2 (7, 2nd base off N Ryan/J Martin 2); H Aaron (5, 2nd base off R Taylor/J Martin).

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 0 0 0 0 1 4 .188 .216 .223 .439 -0.053 0.67 0.000 -0.053 -0.6 3 1
Cleon Jones CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .221 .260 .379 .639 -0.027 0.52 0.013 -0.040 -0.4 1 0
Art Shamsky LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .281 .323 .461 .784 0.113 1.03 0.133 -0.020 0.3 1 0
   Don Bosch PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Swoboda RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .248 .340 .465 .805 -0.091 1.90 0.027 -0.119 -0.3 0 0 HBP
J.C. Martin C 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .231 .353 .231 .584 0.113 1.92 0.249 -0.136 1.6 9 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .211 .243 .239 .483 -0.042 1.58 0.047 -0.089 0.2 8 2 IW
Jerry Buchek 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .231 .273 .231 .503 -0.149 1.67 0.000 -0.149 -1.3 2 2
Al Weis 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .118 .196 .137 .334 -0.063 0.89 0.000 -0.063 -0.6 3 5
   Greg Goossen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .339 .360 .699 -0.035 1.47 0.000 -0.035 -0.1
Nolan Ryan P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .056 .105 .056 .161 -0.024 0.65 0.014 -0.037 -0.1 0 0
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 2 2 2 5 5 35 .069 .229 .069 .298 -0.258 1.24 0.483 -0.741 -1.4 27 11
IBB: E Kranepool (1, by R Reed).
HBP: R Swoboda (1, by R Reed).
TB: J Martin; A Shamsky.
RBI: J Martin 2 (4).
2-out RBI: J Martin 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Buchek-A Weis-E Kranepool.

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Reed, W (5-0) 9 2 2 2 5 5 0 2.13 35 75 0.258 1.24 1.4
Team Totals 9 2 2 2 5 5 0 2.00 35 75 0.258 1.24 1.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, L (4-3) 7.1 5 3 3 6 7 1 1.57 32 57 -0.180 1.71 -0.0
Ron Taylor 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.38 8 2 1 -0.062 1.67 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 7 8 1 3.00 40 57 2 1 -0.242 1.70 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Reed (1; R Swoboda).
IBB: R Taylor (1; M Martinez); R Reed (3; E Kranepool).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Bill Jackowski.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         New York Mets
1 Sandy Valdespino LF 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Sonny Jackson SS 2 Cleon Jones CF
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Art Shamsky LF
4 Tito Francona 1B 4 Ron Swoboda RF
5 Felipe Alou CF 5 J.C. Martin C
6 Clete Boyer 3B 6 Ed Kranepool 1B
7 Felix Millan 2B 7 Jerry Buchek 3B
8 Marty Martinez C 8 Al Weis 2B
9 Ron Reed P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-2 1 12- R ATL F. Alou N. Ryan 35% 66% Single to CF; Francona to 3B; Jackson Scores
t8 2-2 2 1-3 R ATL F. Millan R. Taylor 29% 80% Single to RF; Alou to 3B; Francona Scores; Millan to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b3 0-0 2 123 RR NYM J. Martin R. Reed -22% 20% Single to LF; Swoboda to 3B; Jones Scores; Martin to 2B/Adv on throw; Shamsky Scores
t8 2-2 1 1-3 O ATL C. Boyer R. Taylor -15% 51% Strikeout
b8 2-3 1 1-- OO NYM J. Martin R. Reed 13% 87% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL S. Valdespino N. Ryan -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan -1% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -1% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reed 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Reed 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO ATL F. Alou N. Ryan -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- ATL C. Boyer N. Ryan 2% 49% Double to LF
t2 0-0 2 -2- O ATL F. Millan N. Ryan -3% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 2% 48% Groundout: C-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Martin R. Reed -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed -4% 41% Fielder's Choice 1B; Martin to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch); Kranepool to 1B
b2 0-0 1 12- O NYM J. Buchek R. Reed 5% 46% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 4% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O ATL M. Martinez N. Ryan -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O ATL R. Reed N. Ryan -2% 46% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O ATL S. Valdespino N. Ryan -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM N. Ryan R. Reed 2% 47% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reed 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- NYM C. Jones R. Reed -1% 48% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed -3% 45% Single to RF; Jones to 3B
b3 0-0 2 1-3 NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed -3% 42% Hit By Pitch; Shamsky to 2B
b3 0-0 2 123 RR NYM J. Martin R. Reed -22% 20% Single to LF; Swoboda to 3B; Jones Scores; Martin to 2B/Adv on throw; Shamsky Scores
b3 2-0 2 -23 NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed -1% 19% Intentional Walk
b3 2-0 2 123 O NYM J. Buchek R. Reed 4% 23% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan 5% 28% Walk
t4 0-2 0 1-- ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan 3% 31% Jackson Steals 2B
t4 0-2 0 -2- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -5% 26% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-2 1 -2- O ATL T. Francona N. Ryan -4% 22% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 -2- O ATL F. Alou N. Ryan -3% 18% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 8-9-1
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 1% 19% Flyball: LF
b4 2-0 1 --- NYM N. Ryan R. Reed -1% 18% Walk
b4 2-0 1 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reed 1% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Ryan to 2B
b4 2-0 2 -2- O NYM C. Jones R. Reed 2% 21% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- ATL C. Boyer N. Ryan 5% 26% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- O ATL F. Millan N. Ryan -4% 21% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-2 1 1-- ATL M. Martinez N. Ryan 5% 27% Single to SS; Millan to 2B
t5 0-2 1 12- O ATL R. Reed N. Ryan -3% 23% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B/Sacrifice; Martinez to 2B; Millan to 3B
t5 0-2 2 -23 ATL S. Valdespino N. Ryan 2% 25% Walk
t5 0-2 2 123 O ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan -10% 16% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Ron Reed facing 3-4-5
b5 2-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed 1% 17% Flyball: CF
b5 2-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 1% 17% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin R. Reed 1% 18% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t6 0-2 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -3% 15% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 0-2 1 --- O ATL T. Francona N. Ryan -2% 14% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-2 2 --- R ATL F. Alou N. Ryan 11% 25% Home Run
t6 1-2 2 --- O ATL C. Boyer N. Ryan -1% 23% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Ron Reed facing 6-7-8
b6 2-1 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed 2% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek R. Reed 1% 26% Strikeout
b6 2-1 2 --- O NYM A. Weis R. Reed 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O ATL F. Millan N. Ryan -4% 23% Popfly: SS
t7 1-2 1 --- ATL M. Martinez N. Ryan 5% 28% Single to LF
t7 1-2 1 1-- O ATL R. Reed N. Ryan -3% 25% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Martinez to 2B
t7 1-2 2 -2- O ATL S. Valdespino N. Ryan -6% 18% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Ron Reed facing 9-1-2
b7 2-1 0 --- O NYM N. Ryan R. Reed 1% 20% Popfly: SS
b7 2-1 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Reed 1% 21% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-1 2 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Reed 1% 22% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Nolan Ryan facing 2-3-4
t8 1-2 0 --- ATL S. Jackson N. Ryan 9% 31% Walk
t8 1-2 0 1-- ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan 7% 38% Jackson Steals 2B
t8 1-2 0 -2- O ATL H. Aaron N. Ryan -10% 27% Flyball: LF
t8 1-2 1 -2- ATL T. Francona N. Ryan 4% 31% Walk
t8 1-2 1 12- R ATL F. Alou N. Ryan 35% 66% Single to CF; Francona to 3B; Jackson Scores
Ron Taylor replaces Nolan Ryan pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-2 1 1-3 O ATL C. Boyer R. Taylor -15% 51% Strikeout
t8 2-2 2 1-3 R ATL F. Millan R. Taylor 29% 80% Single to RF; Alou to 3B; Francona Scores; Millan to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t8 3-2 2 -23 ATL M. Martinez R. Taylor 1% 80% Intentional Walk
t8 3-2 2 123 O ATL R. Reed R. Taylor -6% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 3-4-5
Deron Johnson replaces Tito Francona playing 1B batting 4th
Mike Lum replaces Sandy Valdespino playing LF batting 1st
b8 2-3 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky R. Reed -10% 65% Walk
Don Bosch pinch runs for Art Shamsky (LF) batting 3rd
b8 2-3 0 1-- O NYM R. Swoboda R. Reed 9% 74% Flyball: RF
b8 2-3 1 1-- OO NYM J. Martin R. Reed 13% 87% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 1-2-3
Don Bosch moves from PR to LF
t9 3-2 0 --- O ATL M. Lum R. Taylor -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- O ATL S. Jackson R. Taylor -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-2 2 --- ATL H. Aaron R. Taylor 1% 85% Single to LF
t9 3-2 2 1-- ATL D. Johnson R. Taylor 1% 86% Aaron Steals 2B
t9 3-2 2 -2- O ATL D. Johnson R. Taylor -2% 84% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Ron Reed facing 6-7-8
b9 2-3 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Reed 7% 92% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 2-3 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek R. Reed 5% 97% Groundout: P-1B
Greg Goossen pinch hits for Al Weis (2B) batting 8th
b9 2-3 2 --- O NYM G. Goossen R. Reed 3% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.

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