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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CAL
2
3
CLE
@CHW
3
1
BOS
@DET
8
5
WSA
@MIN
0
4
BAL
@OAK
3
5
CIN
@ATL
1
3
HOU
@NYM
2
8
SFG
@PHI
5
1
LAD
@PIT
1
2
CHC
@STL
0
4
Wednesday, June 19, 1968, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 16,715, Time of Game: 2:25
Astros
2
25-39
 Lost 1 
10th, 14½ GB
at Mets
8
30-33
 Won 1 
7th, 9 GB
W: Jerry Koosman (11-2)
L: Don Wilson (4-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  5  2
Mets            4  0  0   0  1  2   0  1  X    8 10  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denis Menke 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .243 .346 .314 .659 -0.057 0.58 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 0 2
Dick Simpson RF-CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .222 .321 .375 .696 -0.004 0.41 0.023 -0.028 -0.3 1 0
Jim Wynn CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248 .358 .401 .759 -0.041 0.60 0.000 -0.041 -0.4 1 1
   Pat House P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Dukes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bob Aspromonte PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227 .311 .276 .587 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Rusty Staub 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .393 .431 .824 0.021 0.34 0.043 -0.021 0.3 6 0 2B
Doug Rader 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .261 .301 .406 .707 -0.029 0.60 0.012 -0.042 -0.2 0 0
Bob Watson LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .158 .197 .263 .460 -0.069 0.57 0.000 -0.069 -1.4 0 0 GDP
Dave Adlesh C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .220 .235 .280 .515 -0.018 0.25 0.000 -0.018 -0.3 13 0
Hector Torres SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .248 .271 .286 .557 0.027 0.27 0.031 -0.004 0.4 0 1
Don Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .300 .345 .645 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wade Blasingame P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.012 0.77 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 0
   Ivan Murrell PH-RF 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .089 .105 .143 .248 0.055 0.53 0.057 -0.002 1.5 3 1 3B
Team Totals 30 2 5 1 1 7 31 .167 .194 .267 .460 -0.127 0.46 0.166 -0.294 -1.4 24 6
2B: R Staub (16, off J Koosman).
3B: I Murrell (1, off J Koosman).
TB: I Murrell 3; H Torres 2; R Staub 2; D Rader.
GIDP: B Watson (5).
RBI: I Murrell (2).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Wynn-R Staub; I Murrell-R Staub.
E: I Murrell (2); D Wilson (3).
Outfield Assists: J Wynn (A Shamsky at 1st base); I Murrell (K Boswell at 1st base).

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 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .210 .248 .239 .487 0.102 0.54 0.107 -0.005 0.6 1 3
Ken Boswell 2B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .232 .264 .341 .606 0.063 0.38 0.072 -0.008 0.8 2 3 2B
Cleon Jones RF 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .256 .294 .449 .743 0.131 0.39 0.137 -0.006 1.8 2 0 HR,3B
J.C. Martin C 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .297 .410 .391 .801 0.013 0.23 0.019 -0.006 -0.2 7 0
Art Shamsky LF 3 1 2 1 0 1 4 .257 .297 .405 .703 0.052 0.33 0.056 -0.005 1.3 4 0 HBP
Kevin Collins 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .237 .293 .316 .608 -0.035 0.22 0.001 -0.036 -1.2 1 5 CS
Ed Kranepool 1B 2 1 1 2 1 1 4 .214 .261 .233 .494 0.008 0.31 0.012 -0.004 0.8 10 0 SF
Tommie Agee CF 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .185 .228 .272 .500 0.028 0.31 0.037 -0.009 0.6 0 0
Jerry Koosman P 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .073 .095 .098 .193 0.010 0.15 0.016 -0.006 0.5 0 1
Team Totals 30 8 10 7 4 11 36 .333 .417 .533 .950 0.372 0.32 0.457 -0.085 5.0 27 12
2B: K Boswell (4, off D Wilson).
3B: C Jones (1, off D Wilson).
HR: C Jones (6, off W Blasingame, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: E Kranepool (1, off W Blasingame).
HBP: A Shamsky (3, by P House).
TB: C Jones 7; A Shamsky 2; K Boswell 2; E Kranepool; T Agee; B Harrelson; K Collins; J Koosman.
RBI: E Kranepool 2 (4); C Jones 2 (18); J Koosman (2); A Shamsky (19); K Boswell (10).
2-out RBI: J Koosman; C Jones.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 5 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Harrelson-K Boswell; K Collins-K Boswell-E Kranepool.
Baserunning
CS: K Collins (1, Home by T Dukes/D Adlesh).
Pickoffs: B Harrelson (1st base by D Wilson).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Wilson, L (4-9) 0 2 4 4 2 0 0 4.60 4 28 -0.305 1.09 -3.3
Wade Blasingame 5 4 1 1 0 9 1 4.94 18 2 2 -0.021 0.27 0.2
Pat House 2 4 3 2 2 1 0 12.60 12 0 0 -0.047 0.17 -3.6
Tom Dukes 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.54 2 2 0 0.001 0.01 1.7
Team Totals 8 10 8 7 4 11 1 7.88 36 28 4 2 -0.372 0.32 -5.0
D Wilson faced 3 batters in the 1st inning.
P House faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (11-2) 9 5 2 2 1 7 0 1.51 31 75 0.128 0.46 1.4
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 7 0 2.00 31 75 0.128 0.46 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: J Koosman (6).
HBP: P House (2; A Shamsky).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Wilson (1; B Harrelson, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - (none), 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 16,715.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Denis Menke 2B 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Dick Simpson RF 2 Ken Boswell 2B
3 Jim Wynn CF 3 Cleon Jones RF
4 Rusty Staub 1B 4 J.C. Martin C
5 Doug Rader 3B 5 Art Shamsky LF
6 Bob Watson LF 6 Kevin Collins 3B
7 Dave Adlesh C 7 Ed Kranepool 1B
8 Hector Torres SS 8 Tommie Agee CF
9 Don Wilson P 9 Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 0 -2- R NYM C. Jones D. Wilson 11% 83% Triple to RF; Boswell Scores
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM K. Boswell D. Wilson 7% 72% Double to LF; Harrelson Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM K. Boswell D. Wilson 7% 65% Harrelson Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Harrelson to 3B
t6 0-5 0 1-- R HOU I. Murrell J. Koosman -6% 90% Triple to CF; Torres Scores
b1 2-0 0 1-3 R NYM A. Shamsky W. Blasingame 5% 90% Single to RF; Martin to 3B; Jones Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU D. Menke J. Koosman 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU D. Simpson J. Koosman 1% 53% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn J. Koosman 1% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Don Wilson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson D. Wilson 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYM K. Boswell D. Wilson 7% 65% Harrelson Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Harrelson to 3B
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM K. Boswell D. Wilson 7% 72% Double to LF; Harrelson Scores
b1 1-0 0 -2- R NYM C. Jones D. Wilson 11% 83% Triple to RF; Boswell Scores
Wade Blasingame replaces Don Wilson pitching and batting 9th (change occurred mid-batter)
b1 2-0 0 --3 NYM J. Martin D. Wilson 2% 85% Walk
b1 2-0 0 1-3 R NYM A. Shamsky W. Blasingame 5% 90% Single to RF; Martin to 3B; Jones Scores
b1 3-0 0 1-3 O NYM K. Collins W. Blasingame -3% 87% Strikeout
b1 3-0 1 1-3 ROO NYM E. Kranepool W. Blasingame 1% 88% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B/Sacrifice Fly; Martin Scores
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-4 0 --- HOU R. Staub J. Koosman -4% 84% Double to CF
t2 0-4 0 -2- O HOU D. Rader J. Koosman 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-4 1 -2- OO HOU B. Watson J. Koosman 4% 91% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 8-9-1
b2 4-0 0 --- O NYM T. Agee W. Blasingame -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
b2 4-0 1 --- O NYM J. Koosman W. Blasingame -0% 90% Strikeout Looking
b2 4-0 2 --- NYM B. Harrelson W. Blasingame 0% 90% Single to LF
b2 4-0 2 1-- O NYM K. Boswell W. Blasingame -1% 90% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 7-8-9
t3 0-4 0 --- O HOU D. Adlesh J. Koosman 1% 91% Strikeout
t3 0-4 1 --- HOU H. Torres J. Koosman -2% 89% Single to RF
t3 0-4 1 1-- O HOU W. Blasingame J. Koosman 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B; Torres to 2B
t3 0-4 2 -2- O HOU D. Menke J. Koosman 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones W. Blasingame -0% 92% Strikeout
b3 4-0 1 --- O NYM J. Martin W. Blasingame -0% 91% Strikeout
b3 4-0 2 --- NYM A. Shamsky W. Blasingame 0% 92% Single to RF
b3 4-0 2 1-- O NYM K. Collins W. Blasingame -1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t4 0-4 0 --- O HOU D. Simpson J. Koosman 1% 93% Strikeout
t4 0-4 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn J. Koosman 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O HOU R. Staub J. Koosman 0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool W. Blasingame -0% 93% Strikeout
b4 4-0 1 --- O NYM T. Agee W. Blasingame -0% 93% Strikeout
b4 4-0 2 --- O NYM J. Koosman W. Blasingame -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t5 0-4 0 --- O HOU D. Rader J. Koosman 1% 94% Strikeout
t5 0-4 1 --- O HOU B. Watson J. Koosman 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t5 0-4 2 --- O HOU D. Adlesh J. Koosman 0% 95% Groundout: P-1B/Out on Appeal
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 1-2-3
b5 4-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson W. Blasingame -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell W. Blasingame -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b5 4-0 2 --- R NYM C. Jones W. Blasingame 3% 97% Home Run
b5 5-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin W. Blasingame -0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t6 0-5 0 --- HOU H. Torres J. Koosman -1% 96% Single to CF
Ivan Murrell pinch hits for Wade Blasingame (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 1-- R HOU I. Murrell J. Koosman -6% 90% Triple to CF; Torres Scores
t6 1-5 0 --3 R HOU D. Menke J. Koosman -0% 90% Wild Pitch; Murrell Scores
t6 2-5 0 --- O HOU D. Menke J. Koosman 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 1 --- HOU D. Simpson J. Koosman -2% 89% Walk
t6 2-5 1 1-- O HOU J. Wynn J. Koosman 2% 92% Flyball: LF
t6 2-5 2 1-- O HOU R. Staub J. Koosman 2% 93% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Pat House facing 5-6-7
Pat House replaces Jim Wynn (CF) pitching and batting 3rd
Dick Simpson moves from RF to CF
Ivan Murrell moves from PH to RF
b6 5-2 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky P. House -0% 93% Strikeout
b6 5-2 1 --- O NYM K. Collins P. House -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 5-2 2 --- NYM E. Kranepool P. House 0% 93% Walk
b6 5-2 2 1-- R NYM T. Agee P. House 4% 97% Single to RF; Kranepool Scores/No RBI; Agee to 3B/Adv on E9
b6 6-2 2 --3 R NYM J. Koosman P. House 2% 98% Single to CF; Agee Scores/unER
b6 7-2 2 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson P. House -0% 98% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t7 2-7 0 --- HOU D. Rader J. Koosman -1% 97% Single to LF
t7 2-7 0 1-- OO HOU B. Watson J. Koosman 2% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 2-7 2 --- O HOU D. Adlesh J. Koosman 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Astros' Pat House facing 2-3-4
b7 7-2 0 --- NYM K. Boswell P. House 0% 99% Walk
b7 7-2 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones P. House -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 7-2 1 1-- OO NYM J. Martin P. House -0% 99% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 7.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t8 2-7 0 --- O HOU H. Torres J. Koosman 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-7 1 --- O HOU I. Murrell J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 2-7 2 --- O HOU D. Menke J. Koosman 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Astros' Pat House facing 5-6-7
b8 7-2 0 --- NYM A. Shamsky P. House 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b8 7-2 0 1-- NYM K. Collins P. House 0% 100% Single to RF; Shamsky to 3B
b8 7-2 0 1-3 R NYM E. Kranepool P. House 0% 100% Single to RF; Shamsky Scores; Collins to 3B
Tom Dukes replaces Pat House pitching and batting 3rd
b8 8-2 0 1-3 O NYM T. Agee T. Dukes -0% 100% Collins Caught Stealing Hm (P-C)
b8 8-2 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee T. Dukes -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 8-2 2 1-- O NYM J. Koosman T. Dukes -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 8.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t9 2-8 0 --- O HOU D. Simpson J. Koosman 0% 100% Strikeout
Bob Aspromonte pinch hits for Tom Dukes (P) batting 3rd
t9 2-8 1 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte J. Koosman 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-8 2 --- O HOU R. Staub J. Koosman 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 8.

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