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CHW
@BAL
3
4
 
(12)
OAK
@BOS
2
7
MIN
@CLE
3
6
CAL
@DET
10
13
NYY
@WSA
2
4
PHI
@CHC
2
6
PHI
@CHC
7
4
CIN
@HOU
7
4
STL
@LAD
3
2
PIT
@NYM
3
2
PIT
@NYM
3
4
ATL
@SFG
4
6
Thursday, July 4, 1968,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 29,587, Time of Game: 2:32
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
3
39-37
 Lost 1 
4th, 9 GB
at Mets
4
37-41
 Won 1 
8th, 12 GB
W: Don Cardwell (3-8)
L: Jim Bunning (4-10)
S: Ron Taylor (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  8  2
Mets            1  0  2   0  1  0   0  0  X    4  5  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .302 .345 .331 .677 0.038 1.14 0.114 -0.076 0.6 0 1 SB
Gene Alley SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .241 .299 .336 .635 0.136 1.17 0.210 -0.074 0.9 0 3 2B
Willie Stargell RF-1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .265 .322 .512 .834 0.015 1.12 0.064 -0.049 -0.1 5 0 SF
Matty Alou CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .348 .389 .419 .808 -0.044 1.32 0.077 -0.121 -0.4 1 0 CS
Manny Jimenez LF 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 .394 .524 .394 .918 0.288 1.34 0.288 0.000 2.1 3 0 HBP
   Freddie Patek PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .333 .367 .701 -0.126 3.55 0.000 -0.126 -0.8 0 0 CS
Donn Clendenon 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .236 .309 .348 .657 -0.151 1.88 0.000 -0.151 -1.1 5 0
   Jerry May C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240 .311 .279 .590 -0.038 1.49 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 3 0
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .301 .273 .575 -0.104 1.68 0.044 -0.148 -0.7 1 1
Carl Taylor C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270 .341 .297 .639 -0.061 1.58 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 6 0
   Roberto Clemente PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256 .306 .443 .749 -0.079 1.58 0.000 -0.079 -0.5 0 0
Jim Bunning P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .111 .111 .139 .250 -0.065 1.28 0.000 -0.065 -0.5 0 2
   Dock Ellis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Manny Mota PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .329 .319 .648 -0.028 1.22 0.000 -0.028 -0.2
   Bill Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Kolb PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .240 .283 .420 .703 0.020 0.33 0.020 0.000 1.0 HR
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 2 6 37 .242 .297 .364 .661 -0.199 1.40 0.817 -1.016 -0.4 24 8
2B: G Alley (14, off D Cardwell).
HR: G Kolb (2, off R Taylor, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: W Stargell (4, off D Cardwell).
HBP: M Jimenez (4, by D Cardwell).
TB: G Kolb 4; M Jimenez 2; G Alley 2; B Mazeroski; W Stargell; M Alou; M Wills.
RBI: G Kolb (4); W Stargell (40); G Alley (21).
2-out RBI: G Kolb.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
E: G Alley (8); D Clendenon (10).
Baserunning
SB: M Wills (25, 2nd base off D Cardwell/J Grote).
CS: M Alou (7, 2nd base by D Cardwell/J Grote); F Patek (2, 2nd base by R Taylor/J Grote).

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 0 4 .213 .262 .245 .507 -0.070 0.77 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 4 3
Don Bosch CF 4 2 2 2 0 2 4 .181 .243 .287 .530 0.288 0.52 0.305 -0.017 1.9 1 0 HR,2B
Cleon Jones LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .271 .307 .475 .781 0.227 0.49 0.239 -0.012 1.7 0 0 HR,SB
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .249 .336 .418 .754 0.031 0.64 0.059 -0.028 0.1 2 0 SB
Kevin Collins 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .194 .239 .254 .493 -0.026 0.58 0.031 -0.057 -0.1 0 2 2B
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234 .274 .277 .551 -0.061 0.74 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 10 0
Jerry Grote C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .291 .365 .345 .711 -0.014 0.68 0.006 -0.021 -0.3 7 2
Al Weis 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .181 .238 .217 .454 -0.079 1.10 0.000 -0.079 -0.9 3 2
Don Cardwell P 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 .074 .074 .185 .259 0.007 0.59 0.032 -0.025 -0.1 0 2
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 5 3 1 9 32 .161 .188 .419 .607 0.303 0.66 0.672 -0.370 1.0 27 11
2B: D Bosch (1, off J Bunning); K Collins (4, off J Bunning).
HR: C Jones (10, off J Bunning, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs); D Bosch (3, off J Bunning, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: D Bosch 6; C Jones 4; K Collins 2; R Swoboda.
RBI: D Bosch 2 (7); C Jones (28).
2-out RBI: D Bosch 2; C Jones.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
E: E Kranepool (5); D Bosch (2).
Baserunning
SB: R Swoboda (5, 2nd base off J Bunning/C Taylor); C Jones (11, 2nd base off J Bunning/C Taylor).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bunning, L (4-10) 5.1 5 4 1 1 6 2 3.36 24 53 -0.357 0.78 -2.3
Dock Ellis 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.79 2 1 0 0.031 0.65 0.6
Bill Henry 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.86 6 0 0 0.024 0.15 0.8
Team Totals 8 5 4 1 1 9 2 1.12 32 53 1 0 -0.302 0.66 -1.0

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Cardwell, W (3-8) 7.1 7 2 2 2 5 0 2.91 32 59 -0.021 1.39 -0.0
Ron Taylor, S (7) 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.67 5 2 0 0.218 1.43 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 6 1 3.00 37 59 2 0 0.197 1.40 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Cardwell (4; M Jimenez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Frank Secory.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: 29,587.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Maury Wills 3B 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Gene Alley SS 2 Don Bosch CF
3 Willie Stargell RF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Matty Alou CF 4 Ron Swoboda RF
5 Manny Jimenez LF 5 Kevin Collins 3B
6 Donn Clendenon 1B 6 Ed Kranepool 1B
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Carl Taylor C 8 Al Weis 2B
9 Jim Bunning P 9 Don Cardwell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-2 2 1-- RR NYM D. Bosch J. Bunning 28% 66% Home Run; Cardwell Scores/unER; Bosch Scores/unER
t3 0-1 0 1-- R PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell -21% 38% Double to CF; Wills Scores; Alley to 3B/Adv on E8
t6 2-4 0 1-- PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell -14% 63% Single to RF; Alou to 3B
t8 2-4 1 1-3 O PIT J. May R. Taylor 13% 92% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- R NYM C. Jones J. Bunning 12% 63% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT M. Wills D. Cardwell -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell -3% 43% Wills Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell 4% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O PIT W. Stargell D. Cardwell 3% 51% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 -2- O PIT M. Alou D. Cardwell 3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Bunning -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Bosch J. Bunning -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- R NYM C. Jones J. Bunning 12% 63% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda J. Bunning -1% 63% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell -4% 58% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-1 0 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon D. Cardwell 4% 62% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 1-- PIT B. Mazeroski D. Cardwell -4% 58% Single to LF; Jimenez to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- O PIT C. Taylor D. Cardwell 4% 62% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Jimenez to 3B
t2 0-1 2 1-3 O PIT J. Bunning D. Cardwell 5% 67% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM K. Collins J. Bunning -2% 66% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Bunning -1% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYM J. Grote J. Bunning -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- PIT M. Wills D. Cardwell -5% 59% Single
t3 0-1 0 1-- R PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell -21% 38% Double to CF; Wills Scores; Alley to 3B/Adv on E8
t3 1-1 0 --3 RO PIT W. Stargell D. Cardwell 0% 38% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Alley Scores
t3 2-1 1 --- PIT M. Alou D. Cardwell -2% 36% Single to RF
t3 2-1 1 1-- O PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell 4% 39% Alou Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 2-1 2 --- PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell -1% 38% Walk
t3 2-1 2 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon D. Cardwell 2% 40% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- O NYM A. Weis J. Bunning -3% 38% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 1 --- NYM D. Cardwell J. Bunning 3% 41% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b3 1-2 1 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Bunning -3% 38% Flyball: LF
b3 1-2 2 1-- RR NYM D. Bosch J. Bunning 28% 66% Home Run; Cardwell Scores/unER; Bosch Scores/unER
b3 3-2 2 --- O NYM C. Jones J. Bunning -1% 65% Lineout: LF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 7-8-9
t4 2-3 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Cardwell 3% 68% Popfly: 2B
t4 2-3 1 --- O PIT C. Taylor D. Cardwell 2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-3 2 --- O PIT J. Bunning D. Cardwell 1% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 4-5-6
b4 3-2 0 --- NYM R. Swoboda J. Bunning 3% 74% Single to CF
b4 3-2 0 1-- NYM K. Collins J. Bunning 3% 77% Swoboda Steals 2B
b4 3-2 0 -2- O NYM K. Collins J. Bunning -4% 73% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-2 1 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Bunning -3% 70% Flyball: RF
b4 3-2 2 -2- NYM J. Grote J. Bunning 1% 71% Walk
b4 3-2 2 12- O NYM A. Weis J. Bunning -4% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t5 2-3 0 --- O PIT M. Wills D. Cardwell 3% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-3 1 --- O PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell 2% 72% Foul Flyball: C
t5 2-3 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell D. Cardwell 1% 73% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 9-1-2
b5 3-2 0 --- O NYM D. Cardwell J. Bunning -2% 71% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-2 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Bunning -1% 70% Groundout: P-1B
b5 3-2 2 --- NYM D. Bosch J. Bunning 2% 72% Double to CF
b5 3-2 2 -2- R NYM C. Jones J. Bunning 11% 83% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Bosch Scores/No RBI/unER
b5 4-2 2 1-- NYM R. Swoboda J. Bunning 1% 84% Jones Steals 2B
b5 4-2 2 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda J. Bunning -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t6 2-4 0 --- PIT M. Alou D. Cardwell -5% 77% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t6 2-4 0 1-- PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell -14% 63% Single to RF; Alou to 3B
t6 2-4 0 1-3 O PIT D. Clendenon D. Cardwell 9% 72% Strikeout Looking
t6 2-4 1 1-3 O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Cardwell 9% 81% Lineout: SS
Roberto Clemente pinch hits for Carl Taylor (C) batting 8th
t6 2-4 2 1-3 O PIT R. Clemente D. Cardwell 6% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
Jerry May replaces Donn Clendenon (1B) playing C batting 6th
Willie Stargell moves from RF to 1B
Roberto Clemente moves from PH to RF
b6 4-2 0 --- NYM K. Collins J. Bunning 3% 91% Double to RF
b6 4-2 0 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Bunning -2% 89% Lineout: CF
Dock Ellis replaces Jim Bunning pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-2 1 -2- O NYM J. Grote D. Ellis -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B; Collins to 3B
b6 4-2 2 --3 O NYM A. Weis D. Ellis -2% 86% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 9-1-2
Manny Mota pinch hits for Dock Ellis (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 0 --- O PIT M. Mota D. Cardwell 3% 88% Flyball: RF
t7 2-4 1 --- O PIT M. Wills D. Cardwell 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-4 2 --- O PIT G. Alley D. Cardwell 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Bill Henry facing 9-1-2
Bill Henry replaces Manny Mota (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- O NYM D. Cardwell B. Henry -1% 90% Strikeout
b7 4-2 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson B. Henry -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-2 2 --- O NYM D. Bosch B. Henry -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 3-4-5
t8 2-4 0 --- PIT W. Stargell D. Cardwell -6% 83% Single to RF
t8 2-4 0 1-- O PIT M. Alou D. Cardwell 5% 89% Lineout: CF
t8 2-4 1 1-- PIT M. Jimenez D. Cardwell -10% 79% Single to RF; Stargell to 3B
Ron Taylor replaces Don Cardwell pitching and batting 9th
Freddie Patek pinch runs for Manny Jimenez (LF) batting 5th
t8 2-4 1 1-3 O PIT J. May R. Taylor 13% 92% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t8 2-4 2 --3 O PIT J. May R. Taylor 4% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Bill Henry facing 3-4-5
Freddie Patek moves from PR to LF
b8 4-2 0 --- O NYM C. Jones B. Henry -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-2 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Henry -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-2 2 --- O NYM K. Collins B. Henry -0% 95% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 7-8-9
t9 2-4 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Taylor 3% 97% Popfly: 2B
t9 2-4 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Taylor 2% 99% Lineout: 1B
Gary Kolb pinch hits for Bill Henry (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- R PIT G. Kolb R. Taylor -2% 97% Home Run
t9 3-4 2 --- O PIT M. Wills R. Taylor 3% 100% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 4.

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