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@BAL
3
2
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@BOS
5
3
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@CHW
0
3
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@CLE
2
3
CAL
@DET
1
6
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@LAD
7
4
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@LAD
4
8
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@NYM
8
3
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5
2
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9
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2
1
STL
@PIT
8
0
HOU
@SFG
3
4
Wednesday, August 28, 1968,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 25,526, Time of Game: 2:27
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Reds
5
71-59
 Won 4 
2nd, 11 GB
at Mets
2
61-75
 Lost 2 
9th, 24 GB
W: Gary Nolan (7-2)
L: Don Cardwell (7-12)
S: Clay Carroll (13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  3  1   0  0  1    5  9  0
Mets            1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    2  5  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Rose RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .348 .403 .487 .890 -0.059 0.62 0.014 -0.073 -0.7 3 0 HBP
Chico Ruiz 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .245 .295 .255 .550 -0.014 0.62 0.022 -0.035 -0.0 1 2 SH
   Clay Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .238 .200 .438 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Mack Jones CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .336 .414 .750 0.027 0.57 0.059 -0.032 0.5 4 0
Tony Perez 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .279 .339 .444 .783 -0.071 0.94 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 0 2 SF
Johnny Bench C 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .310 .428 .738 0.014 0.53 0.045 -0.031 0.0 6 0 GDP
Fred Whitfield 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .270 .321 .432 .753 -0.032 0.74 0.012 -0.043 0.2 9 0
Lee May LF 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 .289 .336 .470 .806 -0.002 0.89 0.029 -0.032 0.6 3 0 SH,IW
Woody Woodward SS 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .246 .299 .271 .570 0.170 0.97 0.186 -0.016 2.0 1 1
Gary Nolan P 3 0 1 2 0 1 3 .161 .278 .290 .568 0.268 1.08 0.290 -0.022 1.6 0 1 2B
   Tommy Helms 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .310 .367 .677 -0.015 0.57 0.000 -0.015 -1.8 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 32 5 9 5 1 4 37 .281 .314 .313 .627 0.286 0.76 0.657 -0.370 1.6 27 8
2B: G Nolan (1, off D Cardwell).
SF: T Perez (7, off D Cardwell).
SH: C Ruiz (2, off D Cardwell); L May (2, off R Taylor).
IBB: L May (9, by D Cardwell).
HBP: P Rose (4, by D Cardwell).
TB: W Woodward 3; G Nolan 2; P Rose; C Ruiz; F Whitfield; M Jones; J Bench.
GIDP: T Helms (8); J Bench (10).
RBI: W Woodward 2 (8); G Nolan 2 (5); T Perez (80).
2-out RBI: G Nolan 2; W Woodward.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 8.

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 1 4 .215 .272 .253 .525 -0.008 0.71 0.038 -0.045 -0.0 1 4
Ken Boswell 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .258 .295 .371 .666 0.162 0.68 0.170 -0.008 1.4 2 7 2B
Larry Stahl RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .242 .324 .356 .680 -0.064 0.97 0.023 -0.087 -0.6 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .252 .296 .325 .620 0.040 1.01 0.096 -0.056 0.4 12 2
J.C. Martin C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .230 .305 .309 .614 -0.113 1.11 0.000 -0.113 -0.9 6 1
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222 .273 .375 .648 -0.079 0.85 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 3 1
Jerry Buchek 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .203 .247 .242 .489 -0.049 0.72 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 0 0
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .187 .229 .277 .506 -0.030 0.43 0.000 -0.030 -0.2 1 0
Don Cardwell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .057 .057 .113 .170 -0.038 0.81 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 2 2
   Cleon Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .330 .439 .769 -0.034 1.46 0.000 -0.034 -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 32 2 5 2 1 6 33 .156 .182 .188 .369 -0.213 0.84 0.327 -0.539 -1.4 27 17
2B: K Boswell (6, off G Nolan).
TB: K Boswell 4; E Kranepool; B Harrelson.
RBI: E Kranepool (19); K Boswell (11).
2-out RBI: E Kranepool.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Harrelson-E Kranepool; B Harrelson-J Martin-E Kranepool.
E: R Taylor (1); B Harrelson (13).
Outfield Assists: A Shamsky (L May at home plate).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Nolan, W (7-2) 7.2 5 2 2 1 5 0 2.26 29 65 0.152 0.88 0.9
Clay Carroll, S (13) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.76 4 1 0 0.061 0.61 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 1 6 0 2.00 33 65 1 0 0.213 0.84 1.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Cardwell, L (7-12) 8 6 4 4 1 4 0 2.86 31 57 -0.259 0.85 -1.0
Ron Taylor 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 3.13 6 0 0 -0.028 0.29 -0.6
Team Totals 9 9 5 4 1 4 0 4.00 37 57 0 0 -0.287 0.76 -1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Cardwell (10; P Rose).
IBB: D Cardwell (9; L May).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 25,526.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Mets
1 Pete Rose RF 1 Bud Harrelson SS
2 Chico Ruiz 2B 2 Ken Boswell 2B
3 Mack Jones CF 3 Larry Stahl RF
4 Tony Perez 3B 4 Ed Kranepool 1B
5 Johnny Bench C 5 J.C. Martin C
6 Fred Whitfield 1B 6 Art Shamsky LF
7 Lee May LF 7 Jerry Buchek 3B
8 Woody Woodward SS 8 Tommie Agee CF
9 Gary Nolan P 9 Don Cardwell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-1 2 12- RR CIN G. Nolan D. Cardwell 29% 79% Double to LF; Woodward Scores; May Scores
t5 0-1 2 12- R CIN W. Woodward D. Cardwell 17% 50% Single to LF; May to 2B; Bench Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- R NYM K. Boswell G. Nolan -14% 28% Double to LF; Harrelson Scores
b6 1-4 2 12- R NYM E. Kranepool G. Nolan -10% 79% Single to LF; Stahl to 3B; Boswell Scores
b6 2-4 2 1-3 O NYM J. Martin G. Nolan 7% 86% Flyball: RF

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' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Cardwell -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN C. Ruiz D. Cardwell -1% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN M. Jones D. Cardwell -1% 46% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM B. Harrelson G. Nolan -4% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- R NYM K. Boswell G. Nolan -14% 28% Double to LF; Harrelson Scores
b1 1-0 0 -2- O NYM L. Stahl G. Nolan 4% 32% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 1 -2- O NYM E. Kranepool G. Nolan 3% 35% Flyball: LF
b1 1-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Martin G. Nolan 3% 37% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CIN T. Perez D. Cardwell -2% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CIN J. Bench D. Cardwell -1% 34% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O CIN F. Whitfield D. Cardwell -1% 33% Groundout: 2B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky G. Nolan 2% 34% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek G. Nolan 1% 36% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYM T. Agee G. Nolan 1% 36% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CIN L. May D. Cardwell -2% 34% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O CIN W. Woodward D. Cardwell -2% 32% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CIN G. Nolan D. Cardwell -1% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Cardwell G. Nolan 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson G. Nolan 1% 34% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O NYM K. Boswell G. Nolan 1% 35% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O CIN P. Rose D. Cardwell -3% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O CIN C. Ruiz D. Cardwell -2% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O CIN M. Jones D. Cardwell -1% 29% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl G. Nolan 2% 31% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool G. Nolan 1% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- O NYM J. Martin G. Nolan 1% 33% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- O CIN T. Perez D. Cardwell -3% 30% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-1 1 --- CIN J. Bench D. Cardwell 4% 34% Single to LF
t5 0-1 1 1-- O CIN F. Whitfield D. Cardwell -2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B; Bench to 2B
t5 0-1 2 -2- CIN L. May D. Cardwell 1% 33% Intentional Walk
t5 0-1 2 12- R CIN W. Woodward D. Cardwell 17% 50% Single to LF; May to 2B; Bench Scores
t5 1-1 2 12- RR CIN G. Nolan D. Cardwell 29% 79% Double to LF; Woodward Scores; May Scores
t5 3-1 2 -2- O CIN P. Rose D. Cardwell -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 6-7-8
b5 1-3 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky G. Nolan 3% 79% Groundout: P-1B
b5 1-3 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek G. Nolan 2% 81% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-3 2 --- O NYM T. Agee G. Nolan 1% 82% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 2-3-4
t6 3-1 0 --- CIN C. Ruiz D. Cardwell 2% 84% Single to RF
t6 3-1 0 1-- CIN M. Jones D. Cardwell 6% 90% Single to LF; Ruiz to 3B
t6 3-1 0 1-3 RO CIN T. Perez D. Cardwell -0% 90% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ruiz Scores
t6 4-1 1 1-- OO CIN J. Bench D. Cardwell -2% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 9-1-2
b6 1-4 0 --- O NYM D. Cardwell G. Nolan 2% 90% Strikeout
b6 1-4 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson G. Nolan 1% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 1-4 2 --- NYM K. Boswell G. Nolan -1% 91% Single to CF
b6 1-4 2 1-- NYM L. Stahl G. Nolan -2% 88% Walk; Boswell to 2B
b6 1-4 2 12- R NYM E. Kranepool G. Nolan -10% 79% Single to LF; Stahl to 3B; Boswell Scores
b6 2-4 2 1-3 O NYM J. Martin G. Nolan 7% 86% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 6-7-8
t7 4-2 0 --- O CIN F. Whitfield D. Cardwell -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- O CIN L. May D. Cardwell -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B
t7 4-2 2 --- CIN W. Woodward D. Cardwell 1% 84% Single to P/Bunt
t7 4-2 2 1-- O CIN G. Nolan D. Cardwell -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 6-7-8
b7 2-4 0 --- O NYM A. Shamsky G. Nolan 3% 86% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek G. Nolan 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-4 2 --- O NYM T. Agee G. Nolan 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t8 4-2 0 --- CIN P. Rose D. Cardwell 1% 91% Hit By Pitch
t8 4-2 0 1-- O CIN C. Ruiz D. Cardwell -0% 91% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Rose to 2B
t8 4-2 1 -2- O CIN M. Jones D. Cardwell -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rose to 3B
t8 4-2 2 --3 O CIN T. Perez D. Cardwell -2% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Reds' Gary Nolan facing 9-1-2
Cleon Jones pinch hits for Don Cardwell (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- O NYM C. Jones G. Nolan 3% 91% Flyball: CF
b8 2-4 1 --- O NYM B. Harrelson G. Nolan 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-4 2 --- NYM K. Boswell G. Nolan -2% 91% Single to LF
Clay Carroll replaces Chico Ruiz (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Tommy Helms replaces Gary Nolan (P) playing 2B batting 9th
b8 2-4 2 1-- O NYM L. Stahl C. Carroll 3% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 5-6-7
Ron Taylor replaces Cleon Jones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- CIN J. Bench R. Taylor 1% 95% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 4-2 0 1-- CIN F. Whitfield R. Taylor 1% 96% Single to CF; Bench to 2B
t9 4-2 0 12- CIN L. May R. Taylor 1% 98% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Whitfield to 2B; Bench to 3B
t9 4-2 0 123 R CIN W. Woodward R. Taylor 1% 99% Single to CF; May to 2B; Whitfield to 3B; Bench Scores/unER
t9 5-2 0 123 OO CIN T. Helms R. Taylor -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-C-1B; May stays at 2B; Woodward stays at 1B
t9 5-2 2 12- O CIN P. Rose R. Taylor -0% 97% Single to LF; Woodward to 2B; May out at Hm/LF-C
1 run, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-5, Reds' Clay Carroll facing 4-5-6
b9 2-5 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool C. Carroll 2% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b9 2-5 1 --- O NYM J. Martin C. Carroll 1% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 2-5 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky C. Carroll 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 5, Mets 2.

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