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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
6
 
(10)
DET
@BOS
6
5
OAK
@CHW
3
5
KCR
@MIN
4
3
CAL
@SEP
0
8
CAL
@SEP
5
0
CLE
@WSA
0
3
ATL
@LAD
1
3
CHC
@NYM
0
4
STL
@PHI
1
7
STL
@PHI
5
3
MON
@PIT
3
4
 
(10)
MON
@PIT
2
3
CIN
@SDP
4
3
HOU
@SFG
3
10
Wednesday, July 9, 1969,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 50,709, Time of Game: 2:02
Cubs
0
53-33
 Lost 5 
1st
at Mets
4
47-34
 Won 7 
2nd, 3½ GB
W: Tom Seaver (14-3)
L: Ken Holtzman (10-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  3
Mets            1  2  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    4  8  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .290 .354 .400 .754 -0.068 0.68 0.000 -0.068 -0.9 0 0
Glenn Beckert 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .299 .340 .338 .678 -0.042 0.57 0.000 -0.042 -0.4 2 3
Billy Williams LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .291 .362 .459 .821 -0.025 0.34 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 3 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .296 .401 .511 .912 -0.057 0.76 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 0 4
Ernie Banks 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .265 .330 .434 .764 -0.036 0.50 0.000 -0.036 -0.4 9 0
Al Spangler RF 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .240 .316 .365 .681 -0.022 0.28 0.000 -0.022 -0.3 3 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .371 .455 .826 -0.050 0.67 0.000 -0.050 -0.7 4 1
Jim Qualls CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .265 .354 .619 -0.019 0.44 0.008 -0.027 -0.0 3 0
Ken Holtzman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140 .155 .193 .348 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ted Abernathy P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .286 .286 .429 .714 -0.016 0.33 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 0 0
   Willie Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .360 .569 .929 -0.009 0.37 0.000 -0.009 -0.3
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 0 11 28 .036 .036 .036 .071 -0.344 0.52 0.008 -0.352 -4.2 24 8
TB: J Qualls.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
E: G Beckert (11); R Santo (13); D Kessinger (6).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .281 .337 .490 .827 0.149 0.58 0.166 -0.017 1.5 2 0 3B,2B
Bobby Pfeil 2B-3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .289 .325 .368 .693 0.028 0.60 0.072 -0.044 -0.1 0 0 2B
Cleon Jones LF 3 1 1 1 1 2 4 .352 .432 .533 .966 -0.019 0.74 0.035 -0.054 0.3 3 0 HR,IW
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .245 .282 .391 .673 -0.074 0.71 0.000 -0.074 -1.4 8 0
Ed Charles 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .292 .317 .609 -0.041 0.43 0.003 -0.044 -0.5 0 4 2B
   Wayne Garrett 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .346 .337 .683 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .281 .329 .610 -0.026 0.33 0.004 -0.030 -0.6 3 0
   Rod Gaspar RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .312 .289 .602 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jerry Grote C 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .229 .290 .309 .598 0.006 0.28 0.021 -0.015 -0.3 11 0
Al Weis SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .198 .266 .259 .524 0.016 0.43 0.032 -0.016 0.2 0 1
Tom Seaver P 2 0 1 1 1 1 4 .109 .226 .130 .357 0.115 0.54 0.120 -0.005 1.2 0 1 SH
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 2 4 37 .235 .278 .471 .748 0.154 0.52 0.453 -0.299 0.3 27 6
2B: B Pfeil (3, off K Holtzman); T Agee (13, off K Holtzman); E Charles (6, off T Abernathy).
3B: T Agee (3, off K Holtzman).
HR: C Jones (10, off T Abernathy, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SH: T Seaver (2, off T Abernathy).
IBB: C Jones (8, by T Abernathy).
TB: T Agee 5; C Jones 4; E Charles 2; B Pfeil 2; T Seaver; A Weis; R Swoboda.
RBI: C Jones (54); T Agee (37); B Pfeil (2); T Seaver (3).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Holtzman, L (10-5) 1.1 4 3 1 0 2 0 3.52 10 40 -0.280 1.04 -3.4
Ted Abernathy 6.2 4 1 1 2 2 1 2.67 27 2 0 0.125 0.32 3.1
Team Totals 8 8 4 2 2 4 1 2.25 37 40 2 0 -0.155 0.52 -0.3

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, W (14-3) 9 1 0 0 0 11 0 2.46 28 96 0.345 0.52 4.2
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 0 11 0 0.00 28 96 0.345 0.52 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Abernathy (7; C Jones).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 50,709.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Mets
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Tommie Agee CF
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Bobby Pfeil 2B
3 Billy Williams LF 3 Cleon Jones LF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Donn Clendenon 1B
5 Ernie Banks 1B 5 Ed Charles 3B
6 Al Spangler RF 6 Ron Swoboda RF
7 Randy Hundley C 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Jim Qualls CF 8 Al Weis SS
9 Ken Holtzman P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 1 12- R NYM T. Seaver K. Holtzman 11% 81% Single to RF; Grote Scores/unER; Weis to 3B
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman 9% 64% Triple to RF
b2 2-0 1 1-3 R NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman 7% 88% Double to RF; Weis Scores/unER; Seaver to 3B
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM B. Pfeil K. Holtzman 6% 70% Double to LF; Agee Scores
b2 3-0 1 -23 O NYM B. Pfeil T. Abernathy -4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver 1% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman 9% 64% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 0 --3 R NYM B. Pfeil K. Holtzman 6% 70% Double to LF; Agee Scores
b1 1-0 0 -2- O NYM C. Jones K. Holtzman -4% 67% Strikeout Looking
b1 1-0 1 -2- O NYM D. Clendenon K. Holtzman -3% 64% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 -2- O NYM E. Charles K. Holtzman -3% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 2% 63% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 --- O CHC E. Banks T. Seaver 2% 65% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler T. Seaver 1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda K. Holtzman -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- NYM J. Grote K. Holtzman 2% 66% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b2 1-0 1 1-- NYM A. Weis K. Holtzman 3% 69% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Grote to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- R NYM T. Seaver K. Holtzman 11% 81% Single to RF; Grote Scores/unER; Weis to 3B
b2 2-0 1 1-3 R NYM T. Agee K. Holtzman 7% 88% Double to RF; Weis Scores/unER; Seaver to 3B
Ted Abernathy replaces Ken Holtzman pitching and batting 9th
b2 3-0 1 -23 O NYM B. Pfeil T. Abernathy -4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 3-0 2 -23 NYM C. Jones T. Abernathy 1% 84% Intentional Walk
b2 3-0 2 123 O NYM D. Clendenon T. Abernathy -3% 81% Groundout: C-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 2% 83% Flyball: LF
t3 0-3 1 --- O CHC J. Qualls T. Seaver 1% 84% Flyball: RF
t3 0-3 2 --- O CHC T. Abernathy T. Seaver 1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 5-6-7
b3 3-0 0 --- O NYM E. Charles T. Abernathy -1% 84% Popfly: 2B
b3 3-0 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda T. Abernathy -1% 83% Popfly: 2B
b3 3-0 2 --- O NYM J. Grote T. Abernathy -0% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 2% 85% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-3 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 8-9-1
b4 3-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis T. Abernathy -1% 86% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 1 --- NYM T. Seaver T. Abernathy 1% 87% Walk
b4 3-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee T. Abernathy -1% 86% Flyball: LF
b4 3-0 2 1-- NYM B. Pfeil T. Abernathy 1% 87% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Seaver to 2B
b4 3-0 2 12- O NYM C. Jones T. Abernathy -2% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 2% 87% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- O CHC E. Banks T. Seaver 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler T. Seaver 1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 4-5-6
b5 3-0 0 --- O NYM D. Clendenon T. Abernathy -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- O NYM E. Charles T. Abernathy -1% 88% Lineout: CF
b5 3-0 2 --- NYM R. Swoboda T. Abernathy 0% 89% Single to RF
b5 3-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Grote T. Abernathy -1% 88% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t6 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- O CHC J. Qualls T. Seaver 1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-3 2 --- O CHC T. Abernathy T. Seaver 1% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 8-9-1
b6 3-0 0 --- O NYM A. Weis T. Abernathy -1% 91% Popfly: 1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O NYM T. Seaver T. Abernathy -0% 91% Strikeout
b6 3-0 2 --- O NYM T. Agee T. Abernathy -0% 91% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 2% 93% Flyball: LF
t7 0-3 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert T. Seaver 1% 94% Flyball: RF
t7 0-3 2 --- O CHC B. Williams T. Seaver 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 2-3-4
b7 3-0 0 --- O NYM B. Pfeil T. Abernathy -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 3-0 1 --- R NYM C. Jones T. Abernathy 3% 97% Home Run
b7 4-0 1 --- O NYM D. Clendenon T. Abernathy -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- NYM E. Charles T. Abernathy 0% 97% Double to CF (LF-CF)
b7 4-0 2 -2- O NYM R. Swoboda T. Abernathy -0% 97% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
Wayne Garrett replaces Ed Charles (3B) playing 2B batting 5th
Bobby Pfeil moves from 2B to 3B
Rod Gaspar replaces Ron Swoboda playing RF batting 6th
t8 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Santo T. Seaver 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 --- O CHC E. Banks T. Seaver 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-4 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler T. Seaver 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Ted Abernathy facing 7-8-9
b8 4-0 0 --- O NYM J. Grote T. Abernathy -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 4-0 1 --- NYM A. Weis T. Abernathy 0% 99% Single to CF (LF-CF)
b8 4-0 1 1-- O NYM T. Seaver T. Abernathy -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Weis to 2B
b8 4-0 2 -2- O NYM T. Agee T. Abernathy -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t9 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley T. Seaver 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-4 1 --- CHC J. Qualls T. Seaver -1% 99% Single to CF (LF-CF)
Willie Smith pinch hits for Ted Abernathy (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- O CHC W. Smith T. Seaver 1% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 0-4 2 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Seaver 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Mets 4.

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