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BAL
@BOS
4
3
 
(6)
MIN
@CHW
2
3
MIN
@CHW
3
4
WSA
@CLE
5
10
WSA
@CLE
11
3
NYY
@DET
4
3
NYY
@DET
1
8
CAL
@OAK
2
5
CHC
@HOU
3
2
 
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SFG
@LAD
5
1
STL
@NYM
6
3
STL
@NYM
3
2
CIN
@PHI
5
3
ATL
@PIT
4
8
ATL
@PIT
10
5
Sunday, June 2, 1968, 4:42PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 32,520, Time of Game: 2:29
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
3
27-21
 Won 5 
1st
at Mets
2
20-27
 Lost 4 
10th, 6½ GB
W: Dick Hughes (1-2)
L: Don Cardwell (1-6)
S: Ron Willis (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  1  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    3 10  0
Mets            0  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    2  8  2

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .244 .674 -0.068 0.98 0.057 -0.125 -0.3 1 0 CS
Curt Flood CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .327 .825 -0.045 0.68 0.024 -0.069 -0.4 3 0 SB
Roger Maris RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 .227 .646 0.131 0.59 0.159 -0.028 0.9 4 0
Orlando Cepeda 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .249 .718 0.205 0.96 0.267 -0.062 0.6 5 1 HBP
Johnny Edwards C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .682 -0.106 1.10 0.000 -0.106 -0.9 8 1
Mike Shannon 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .249 .723 0.031 0.65 0.061 -0.030 0.1 0 2 2B
Julian Javier 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .257 .634 0.057 1.00 0.118 -0.060 0.4 4 2
Dal Maxvill SS 4 0 3 0 0 1 .222 .557 0.040 0.64 0.059 -0.019 0.3 1 1
Dick Hughes P 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.124 1.23 0.000 -0.124 -1.0 1 0
   Joe Hoerner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ron Willis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 3 10 2 1 6 .263 .589 0.121 0.86 0.745 -0.623 -0.4 27 7
2B: M Shannon (6, off D Cardwell).
HBP: O Cepeda (3, by D Cardwell).
TB: D Maxvill 3; M Shannon 3; L Brock 2; J Javier; C Flood; O Cepeda.
RBI: J Javier (13); O Cepeda (22).
2-out RBI: J Javier; O Cepeda.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: C Flood (6, 2nd base off R Taylor/J Grote).
CS: L Brock (4, 2nd base by D Cardwell/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Weis SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .156 .436 -0.074 1.03 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 2 0
   J.C. Martin PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .360 1.048 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ron Swoboda PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .708 -0.094 3.64 0.000 -0.094 -0.3
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ken Boswell 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .239 .626 0.005 1.53 0.131 -0.126 0.5 2 2 HR
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .723 -0.125 1.33 0.000 -0.125 -0.5 2 0
Jerry Grote C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .303 .735 -0.009 1.56 0.127 -0.136 -0.1 6 2 CS
Ed Charles 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .241 .765 -0.057 1.53 0.044 -0.101 -0.4 0 3
Cleon Jones RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .233 .645 0.164 1.94 0.232 -0.068 0.8 2 0 2B,SB
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .206 .479 -0.073 1.57 0.047 -0.120 -0.2 9 0
   Greg Goossen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .616 -0.147 6.23 0.000 -0.147 -0.4
Don Bosch CF 2 0 1 1 0 0 .100 .276 0.111 2.30 0.151 -0.041 0.3 3 0 SF
Don Cardwell P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .059 .294 -0.044 0.97 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 0 4
   Kevin Collins PH-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .328 -0.035 4.22 0.000 -0.035 -0.2 1 0 SH
Team Totals 32 2 8 2 0 7 .250 .617 -0.378 1.83 0.732 -1.111 -1.4 27 11
2B: C Jones (10, off D Hughes).
HR: K Boswell (4, off D Hughes; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: D Bosch (1, off D Hughes).
SH: K Collins (1, off D Hughes).
TB: K Boswell 4; C Jones 3; J Grote 2; D Bosch; E Kranepool; E Charles.
RBI: D Bosch (1); K Boswell (9).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: D Bosch (1); K Boswell (7).
Baserunning
SB: C Jones (3, 3rd base off D Hughes/J Edwards).
CS: J Grote (2, 2nd base by D Hughes/J Edwards).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Hughes, W (1-2) 7.1 6 2 2 0 7 1 5.92 27 65 0.037 1.47 0.5
Joe Hoerner, H (1) 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.20 6 1 0 0.196 2.83 0.6
Ron Willis, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.73 1 2 0 0.147 6.23 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 0 7 1 2.00 34 65 3 0 0.380 1.83 1.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Cardwell, L (1-6) 8 9 3 2 1 4 0 2.70 36 57 -0.145 0.88 0.0
Ron Taylor 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.16 4 0 0 0.025 0.70 0.4
Team Totals 9 10 3 2 1 6 0 2.00 40 57 0 0 -0.120 0.86 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Cardwell (2; O Cepeda).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Vargo.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Al Weis SS
2 Curt Flood CF 2 Ken Boswell 2B
3 Roger Maris RF 3 Art Shamsky LF
4 Orlando Cepeda 1B 4 Jerry Grote C
5 Johnny Edwards C 5 Ed Charles 3B
6 Mike Shannon 3B 6 Cleon Jones RF
7 Julian Javier 2B 7 Ed Kranepool 1B
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Don Bosch CF
9 Dick Hughes P 9 Don Cardwell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 1-- R STL O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 26% 72% Single to RF; Maris Scores; Cepeda to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b9 2-3 2 12- O NYM G. Goossen R. Willis 15% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 0 --- R NYM K. Boswell D. Hughes -13% 61% Home Run
t3 1-0 2 1-- R STL R. Maris D. Cardwell 13% 74% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Flood Scores/No RBI/unER; Maris to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- R STL J. Javier D. Cardwell 12% 61% Single to LF; Shannon Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL L. Brock D. Cardwell 4% 54% Single to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O STL C. Flood D. Cardwell -6% 48% Brock Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL C. Flood D. Cardwell -1% 47% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL R. Maris D. Cardwell -1% 46% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis D. Hughes 2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell D. Hughes 1% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky D. Hughes 1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL O. Cepeda D. Cardwell -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Edwards D. Cardwell -1% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- STL M. Shannon D. Cardwell 2% 49% Double to RF
t2 0-0 2 -2- R STL J. Javier D. Cardwell 12% 61% Single to LF; Shannon Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-- O STL D. Maxvill D. Cardwell -2% 59% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- NYM J. Grote D. Hughes -4% 54% Single to CF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O NYM E. Charles D. Hughes 7% 61% Grote Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYM E. Charles D. Hughes 2% 63% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 --- O NYM C. Jones D. Hughes 1% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O STL D. Hughes D. Cardwell -2% 62% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O STL L. Brock D. Cardwell -1% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- STL C. Flood D. Cardwell 1% 62% Single to CF
t3 1-0 2 1-- R STL R. Maris D. Cardwell 13% 74% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Flood Scores/No RBI/unER; Maris to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -2- STL O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 1% 75% Hit By Pitch
t3 2-0 2 12- O STL J. Edwards D. Cardwell -3% 72% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- NYM E. Kranepool D. Hughes -5% 67% Single to 2B
b3 0-2 0 1-- O NYM D. Bosch D. Hughes 4% 72% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 1 1-- O NYM D. Cardwell D. Hughes 3% 75% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 2 1-- O NYM A. Weis D. Hughes 2% 77% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O STL M. Shannon D. Cardwell -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- O STL J. Javier D. Cardwell -1% 75% Popfly: 2B
t4 2-0 2 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Cardwell 1% 75% Single to CF
t4 2-0 2 1-- O STL D. Hughes D. Cardwell -1% 74% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- R NYM K. Boswell D. Hughes -13% 61% Home Run
b4 1-2 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky D. Hughes 3% 64% Flyball: RF
b4 1-2 1 --- O NYM J. Grote D. Hughes 2% 66% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-2 2 --- O NYM E. Charles D. Hughes 1% 67% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t5 2-1 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Cardwell -2% 65% Strikeout
t5 2-1 1 --- O STL C. Flood D. Cardwell -1% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- STL R. Maris D. Cardwell 1% 65% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Maris to 1B
t5 2-1 2 1-- O STL O. Cepeda D. Cardwell -2% 63% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 6-7-8
b5 1-2 0 --- NYM C. Jones D. Hughes -11% 52% Double to RF
b5 1-2 0 -2- NYM E. Kranepool D. Hughes -6% 46% Jones Steals 3B
b5 1-2 0 --3 O NYM E. Kranepool D. Hughes 7% 54% Flyball: RF
b5 1-2 1 --3 RO NYM D. Bosch D. Hughes -5% 49% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Jones Scores
b5 2-2 2 --- O NYM D. Cardwell D. Hughes 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 5-6-7
t6 2-2 0 --- O STL J. Edwards D. Cardwell -3% 47% Lineout: LF
t6 2-2 1 --- STL M. Shannon D. Cardwell 4% 51% Single to LF
t6 2-2 1 1-- O STL J. Javier D. Cardwell -4% 47% Popfly: SS
t6 2-2 2 1-- STL D. Maxvill D. Cardwell 4% 51% Single to LF; Shannon to 3B
t6 2-2 2 1-3 O STL D. Hughes D. Cardwell -7% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 1-2-3
b6 2-2 0 --- O NYM A. Weis D. Hughes 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b6 2-2 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell D. Hughes 2% 49% Strikeout
b6 2-2 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky D. Hughes 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t7 2-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Cardwell -4% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-2 1 --- O STL C. Flood D. Cardwell -2% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-2 2 --- STL R. Maris D. Cardwell 2% 46% Walk
t7 2-2 2 1-- R STL O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 26% 72% Single to RF; Maris Scores; Cepeda to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t7 3-2 2 -2- O STL J. Edwards D. Cardwell -3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 4-5-6
b7 2-3 0 --- NYM J. Grote D. Hughes -8% 61% Single to SS
b7 2-3 0 1-- O NYM E. Charles D. Hughes 7% 68% Popfly: SS
b7 2-3 1 1-- O NYM C. Jones D. Hughes 6% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 2-3 2 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool D. Hughes 5% 78% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 6-7-8
t8 3-2 0 --- O STL M. Shannon D. Cardwell -2% 77% Flyball: LF
t8 3-2 1 --- O STL J. Javier D. Cardwell -1% 76% Flyball: CF
t8 3-2 2 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Cardwell 1% 77% Single to RF
t8 3-2 2 1-- O STL D. Hughes D. Cardwell -2% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Dick Hughes facing 8-9-1
b8 2-3 0 --- NYM D. Bosch D. Hughes -10% 65% Single to CF
Kevin Collins pinch hits for Don Cardwell (P) batting 9th
b8 2-3 0 1-- O NYM K. Collins D. Hughes 4% 68% Bunt Groundout: 1B-P/Sacrifice; Bosch to 2B
Joe Hoerner replaces Dick Hughes pitching and batting 9th
Ron Swoboda pinch hits for J.C. Martin batting 1st
J.C. Martin pinch hits for Al Weis (SS) batting 1st
b8 2-3 1 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda J. Hoerner 9% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-3 2 -2- O NYM K. Boswell J. Hoerner 9% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 1-2-3
Ron Taylor replaces Ron Swoboda (PH) pitching and batting 1st
Kevin Collins moves from PH to SS
t9 3-2 0 --- STL L. Brock R. Taylor 2% 89% Single to RF
t9 3-2 0 1-- O STL C. Flood R. Taylor -2% 87% Bunt Groundout: C-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 3-2 1 1-- STL R. Maris R. Taylor 1% 88% Flood Steals 2B
t9 3-2 1 -2- O STL R. Maris R. Taylor -2% 86% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 -2- O STL O. Cepeda R. Taylor -2% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Joe Hoerner facing 3-4-5
b9 2-3 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky J. Hoerner 7% 92% Flyball: RF
b9 2-3 1 --- O NYM J. Grote J. Hoerner 5% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-3 2 --- NYM E. Charles J. Hoerner -4% 92% Single to LF
b9 2-3 2 1-- NYM C. Jones J. Hoerner -7% 85% Single to LF; Charles to 2B
Ron Willis replaces Joe Hoerner pitching and batting 9th
Greg Goossen pinch hits for Ed Kranepool (1B) batting 7th
b9 2-3 2 12- O NYM G. Goossen R. Willis 15% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Mets 2.

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