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4
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9
Saturday, September 14, 1968, 8:05PM
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 15,676, Time of Game: 2:30
Pirates
6
72-76
 Won 1 
6th, 19 GB
at Mets
0
67-83
 Lost 1 
9th, 25 GB
W: Bob Veale (13-13)
L: Tom Seaver (14-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   1  2  3   0  0  0    6 10  3
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 1 2 0 1 .278 .673 0.129 0.85 0.183 -0.054 1.0 2 3 CS
Matty Alou CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .330 .759 -0.014 0.50 0.024 -0.039 0.4 1 0 2B
Roberto Clemente RF 4 2 2 3 0 1 .278 .811 0.195 0.40 0.205 -0.010 2.1 3 0 2·HR
Willie Stargell LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 .236 .748 0.035 0.41 0.048 -0.013 1.2 0 0 2B
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .251 .696 -0.051 0.58 0.000 -0.051 -1.4 7 1 GDP
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .253 .615 0.000 0.49 0.051 -0.050 1.1 1 2 2B,GDP
Jose Pagan 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .226 .629 0.027 0.66 0.054 -0.027 -0.3 1 2
Chris Cannizzaro C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .759 -0.026 0.68 0.028 -0.054 -0.7 11 1
Bob Veale P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .089 .212 -0.055 0.83 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 1 1
Team Totals 34 6 10 6 2 11 .294 .892 0.240 0.60 0.593 -0.353 2.6 27 10
2B: W Stargell (14, off T Seaver); M Alou (25, off T Seaver); B Mazeroski (15, off T Seaver).
HR: R Clemente 2 (17, 2 off T Seaver; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out; 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
TB: R Clemente 8; W Stargell 3; B Mazeroski 3; M Alou 2; F Patek; C Cannizzaro; J Pagan.
GIDP: D Clendenon (13); B Mazeroski (18).
RBI: R Clemente 3 (51); F Patek 2 (18); B Mazeroski (39).
2-out RBI: F Patek 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Mazeroski-F Patek-D Clendenon.
E: R Clemente 2 (6); B Mazeroski (12).
Baserunning
CS: F Patek (6, 2nd base by T Seaver/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .197 .527 -0.009 0.55 0.038 -0.047 -0.1 0 0
Phil Linz 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 .209 .476 -0.045 0.47 0.004 -0.049 -0.7 1 1
Cleon Jones LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 .290 .779 0.133 1.16 0.222 -0.090 0.6 2 0 SB,CS
Ed Charles 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .277 .749 -0.085 0.88 0.016 -0.101 -0.0 0 3
Jerry Grote C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .278 .699 0.016 1.00 0.105 -0.089 1.3 12 1 2B
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .684 -0.100 1.25 0.000 -0.100 -2.2 0 0 GDP
Al Weis SS 4 0 0 0 0 4 .173 .443 -0.111 0.89 0.000 -0.111 -1.7 2 4
Mike Jorgensen 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .125 .250 -0.045 0.58 0.008 -0.053 -0.3 9 1
Tom Seaver P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .140 .331 -0.003 0.68 0.020 -0.023 0.0 1 1
   Don Shaw P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Buchek PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .191 .474 -0.007 0.34 0.000 -0.007 -0.3
   Al Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .546 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Ken Boswell PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .639 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Team Totals 35 0 8 0 3 10 .229 .547 -0.257 0.80 0.413 -0.671 -3.4 27 13
2B: J Grote (17, off B Veale).
TB: J Grote 3; C Jones 2; E Charles; T Agee; T Seaver; M Jorgensen.
GIDP: R Swoboda (12).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Jackson-A Weis-M Jorgensen; T Seaver-A Weis-M Jorgensen.
Baserunning
SB: C Jones (22, 3rd base off B Veale/C Cannizzaro).
CS: C Jones (11, 2nd base by B Veale/C Cannizzaro).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Veale, W (13-13) 9 8 0 0 3 10 0 2.01 38 78 0.258 0.80 3.4
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 3 10 0 0.00 38 78 0.258 0.80 3.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (14-11) 5.1 9 6 6 1 7 2 2.21 24 32 -0.249 0.89 -4.3
Don Shaw 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.13 6 1 0 0.005 0.06 1.0
Al Jackson 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.73 6 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 2 11 2 6.00 36 32 1 0 -0.243 0.60 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: B Veale (9); D Shaw (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Freddie Patek SS 1 Tommie Agee CF
2 Matty Alou CF 2 Phil Linz 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Ed Charles 3B
5 Donn Clendenon 1B 5 Jerry Grote C
6 Bill Mazeroski 2B 6 Ron Swoboda RF
7 Jose Pagan 3B 7 Al Weis SS
8 Chris Cannizzaro C 8 Mike Jorgensen 1B
9 Bob Veale P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-0 2 -23 RR PIT F. Patek T. Seaver 18% 87% Single to CF; Pagan Scores; Mazeroski Scores
t4 0-0 1 --- R PIT R. Clemente T. Seaver 16% 63% Home Run
b4 0-1 0 --- NYM C. Jones B. Veale -9% 52% Single to RF; Jones to 2B/Adv on E9
b4 0-1 1 --3 O NYM J. Grote B. Veale 9% 62% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O NYM E. Charles B. Veale 8% 46% Jones Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)

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' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Patek T. Seaver -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT M. Alou T. Seaver -1% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente T. Seaver -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee B. Veale -4% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM P. Linz B. Veale 3% 45% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYM C. Jones B. Veale -7% 38% Single to RF; Agee to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O NYM E. Charles B. Veale 8% 46% Jones Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --3 O NYM E. Charles B. Veale 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon T. Seaver -4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO PIT B. Mazeroski T. Seaver -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM J. Grote B. Veale -7% 38% Double to RF
b2 0-0 0 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale 1% 39% Flyball: RF; Grote to 3B
b2 0-0 1 --3 O NYM A. Weis B. Veale 7% 46% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --3 O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Veale 4% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan T. Seaver -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- PIT C. Cannizzaro T. Seaver 3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Veale T. Seaver -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-- O PIT F. Patek T. Seaver -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver B. Veale 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYM T. Agee B. Veale 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYM P. Linz B. Veale 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou T. Seaver -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 --- R PIT R. Clemente T. Seaver 16% 63% Home Run
t4 1-0 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver -1% 62% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 1-0 2 --- O PIT D. Clendenon T. Seaver -1% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- NYM C. Jones B. Veale -9% 52% Single to RF; Jones to 2B/Adv on E9
b4 0-1 0 -2- NYM E. Charles B. Veale -5% 47% Jones Steals 3B
b4 0-1 0 --3 O NYM E. Charles B. Veale 6% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-1 1 --3 O NYM J. Grote B. Veale 9% 62% Popfly: SS
b4 0-1 2 --3 O NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale 5% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski T. Seaver 4% 71% Single to LF
t5 1-0 0 1-- PIT J. Pagan T. Seaver 5% 76% Single; Mazeroski to 2B
t5 1-0 0 12- O PIT C. Cannizzaro T. Seaver -5% 71% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 1 12- O PIT B. Veale T. Seaver -2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B; Pagan to 2B; Mazeroski to 3B
t5 1-0 2 -23 RR PIT F. Patek T. Seaver 18% 87% Single to CF; Pagan Scores; Mazeroski Scores
t5 3-0 2 1-- O PIT M. Alou T. Seaver -1% 86% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- O NYM A. Weis B. Veale 2% 88% Strikeout
b5 0-3 1 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Veale 1% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 0-3 2 --- NYM T. Seaver B. Veale -1% 88% Single
b5 0-3 2 1-- NYM T. Agee B. Veale -1% 87% Wild Pitch; Seaver to 2B
b5 0-3 2 -2- O NYM T. Agee B. Veale 3% 90% Groundout: P-3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 2-3-4
t6 3-0 0 --- PIT M. Alou T. Seaver 2% 92% Double to CF
t6 3-0 0 -2- RR PIT R. Clemente T. Seaver 5% 97% Home Run; Alou Scores
t6 5-0 0 --- PIT W. Stargell T. Seaver 1% 98% Double to RF
t6 5-0 0 -2- O PIT D. Clendenon T. Seaver -0% 97% Strikeout
t6 5-0 1 -2- R PIT B. Mazeroski T. Seaver 1% 99% Double to CF; Stargell Scores
Don Shaw replaces Tom Seaver pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-0 1 -2- PIT J. Pagan D. Shaw 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Mazeroski to 3B
t6 6-0 1 --3 O PIT J. Pagan D. Shaw -0% 98% Strikeout
t6 6-0 2 --3 O PIT C. Cannizzaro D. Shaw -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 2-3-4
b6 0-6 0 --- O NYM P. Linz B. Veale 0% 99% Lineout: RF
b6 0-6 1 --- NYM C. Jones B. Veale -1% 98% Walk
b6 0-6 1 1-- NYM E. Charles B. Veale -1% 97% Single to CF; Jones to 2B
b6 0-6 1 12- NYM J. Grote B. Veale -2% 95% Fielder's Choice 2B; Jones to 3B; Charles to 2B/Adv on E4
b6 0-6 1 123 O NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Grote to 2B; Charles to 3B
b6 0-6 2 123 O NYM A. Weis B. Veale 2% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Mets' Don Shaw facing 9-1-2
t7 6-0 0 --- O PIT B. Veale D. Shaw -0% 99% Strikeout
t7 6-0 1 --- O PIT F. Patek D. Shaw -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t7 6-0 2 --- PIT M. Alou D. Shaw 0% 99% Walk
t7 6-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Clemente D. Shaw -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 8-9-1
b7 0-6 0 --- NYM M. Jorgensen B. Veale -1% 98% Single to RF
Jerry Buchek pinch hits for Don Shaw (P) batting 9th
b7 0-6 0 1-- O NYM J. Buchek B. Veale 1% 99% Strikeout
b7 0-6 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee B. Veale 0% 99% Lineout: RF
b7 0-6 2 1-- NYM P. Linz B. Veale -0% 99% Walk; Jorgensen to 2B
b7 0-6 2 12- O NYM C. Jones B. Veale 1% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 4-5-6
Al Jackson replaces Jerry Buchek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-0 0 --- PIT W. Stargell A. Jackson 0% 100% Single to RF
t8 6-0 0 1-- OO PIT D. Clendenon A. Jackson -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t8 6-0 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski A. Jackson -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 4-5-6
b8 0-6 0 --- NYM E. Charles B. Veale -1% 99% Walk
b8 0-6 0 1-- NYM J. Grote B. Veale -1% 98% Single to LF; Charles to 2B
b8 0-6 0 12- OO NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Charles to 3B
b8 0-6 2 --3 O NYM A. Weis B. Veale 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 7-8-9
t9 6-0 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan A. Jackson -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 6-0 1 --- O PIT C. Cannizzaro A. Jackson -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 6-0 2 --- O PIT B. Veale A. Jackson -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 8-9-1
b9 0-6 0 --- O NYM M. Jorgensen B. Veale 0% 100% Strikeout
Ken Boswell pinch hits for Al Jackson (P) batting 9th
b9 0-6 1 --- O NYM K. Boswell B. Veale 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-6 2 --- NYM T. Agee B. Veale -0% 100% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Agee to 2B
b9 0-6 2 -2- O NYM P. Linz B. Veale 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Mets 0.

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