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@BAL
2
8
DET
@CAL
0
4
WSA
@CHW
2
3
CLE
@MIN
4
2
BOS
@OAK
5
12
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@ATL
2
4
PHI
@NYM
5
3
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@PIT
2
1
 
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2
4
Monday, July 15, 1968, 8:05PM
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 6,648, Time of Game: 2:38
Cubs
2
43-47
 Won 3 
6th, 15½ GB
at Pirates
1
40-47
 Lost 10 
7th, 17 GB
W: Fergie Jenkins (9-10)
L: Luke Walker (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   1    2  8  2
Pirates         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0    1  6  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 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .244 .288 .286 .573 -0.024 1.15 0.082 -0.106 -0.5 4 4 GDP
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .310 .354 .664 0.066 1.45 0.119 -0.053 0.2 3 1
Billy Williams RF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .320 .435 .756 -0.177 1.67 0.000 -0.177 -0.9 3 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .243 .350 .432 .782 -0.089 1.77 0.041 -0.130 -0.2 1 3
Dick Nen 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .260 .250 .420 .670 0.099 1.24 0.152 -0.053 0.5 7 2 3B
   Ernie Banks PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .286 .426 .712 -0.099 4.23 0.000 -0.099 -0.4 1 0
Willie Smith LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .312 .345 .657 -0.069 1.62 0.040 -0.109 -0.2 0 0
   Adolfo Phillips PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .329 .375 .703 -0.049 2.12 0.000 -0.049 -0.2 0 0
Randy Hundley C 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .242 .289 .321 .610 0.106 1.86 0.196 -0.090 0.2 8 0 HBP,GDP
Jim Hickman CF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .203 .257 .333 .590 -0.134 1.97 0.000 -0.134 -0.9 2 0 GDP
Fergie Jenkins P 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .189 .259 .264 .523 0.301 2.09 0.404 -0.103 0.7 1 2
Team Totals 35 2 8 2 1 4 37 .229 .270 .286 .556 -0.069 1.73 1.034 -1.103 -1.7 30 12
3B: D Nen (1, off B Moose).
HBP: R Hundley (1, by L Walker).
TB: D Nen 3; F Jenkins 2; R Hundley 2; W Smith; D Kessinger; G Beckert.
GIDP: J Hickman (3); R Hundley (10); D Kessinger (4).
RBI: F Jenkins (6); R Hundley (38).
2-out RBI: F Jenkins.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Jenkins-D Kessinger-E Banks; D Kessinger-D Nen.
E: D Nen (1); D Kessinger (18).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .287 .329 .320 .649 -0.113 1.93 0.085 -0.198 -0.5 1 2 2B
Gene Alley SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .232 .293 .321 .614 -0.128 1.23 0.000 -0.128 -0.8 4 5
Matty Alou CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .327 .364 .387 .750 0.110 0.97 0.147 -0.037 0.8 3 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262 .317 .449 .766 -0.115 1.02 0.000 -0.115 -0.8 3 0 GDP
Willie Stargell 1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .260 .320 .480 .800 0.216 1.34 0.230 -0.014 1.2 10 1 2B
   Al McBean PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .220 .204 .424 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Donn Clendenon 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .315 .351 .666 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Manny Mota LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .273 .318 .305 .623 -0.141 2.03 0.088 -0.229 -0.5 0 0 SH,GDP
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240 .299 .283 .582 -0.175 1.75 0.000 -0.175 -1.1 1 4
Jerry May C 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .238 .316 .277 .592 0.099 2.02 0.114 -0.015 0.6 5 0 IW
   Manny Jimenez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .375 .490 .375 .865 -0.072 3.07 0.000 -0.072 -0.2
Bob Moose P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .074 .107 .074 .181 -0.201 2.53 0.000 -0.201 -1.2 1 1
   Luke Walker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Kolb PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .314 .431 .745 -0.049 2.15 0.000 -0.049 -0.1
Team Totals 35 1 6 1 1 6 37 .171 .194 .229 .423 -0.569 1.67 0.664 -1.233 -2.7 30 13
2B: M Wills (6, off F Jenkins); W Stargell (12, off F Jenkins).
SH: M Mota (5, off F Jenkins).
IBB: J May (9, by F Jenkins).
TB: W Stargell 4; M Wills 2; J May; M Alou.
GIDP: R Clemente (6); M Mota (3).
RBI: M Alou (24).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Mazeroski-G Alley-W Stargell; G Alley-W Stargell; B Moose-G Alley-W Stargell.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, W (9-10) 10 6 1 1 1 6 0 2.39 37 81 0.569 1.67 2.7
Team Totals 10 6 1 1 1 6 0 0.90 37 81 0.569 1.67 2.7

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Moose 8 7 1 1 1 3 0 2.33 29 66 0.104 1.40 1.0
Luke Walker, L (0-2) 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1.62 8 2 0 -0.035 2.93 0.7
Team Totals 10 8 2 2 1 4 0 1.80 37 66 2 0 0.069 1.73 1.7
B Moose faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: L Walker (1; R Hundley).
IBB: F Jenkins (5; J May).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 6,648.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Maury Wills 3B
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Gene Alley SS
3 Billy Williams RF 3 Matty Alou CF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Roberto Clemente RF
5 Dick Nen 1B 5 Willie Stargell 1B
6 Willie Smith LF 6 Manny Mota LF
7 Randy Hundley C 7 Bill Mazeroski 2B
8 Jim Hickman CF 8 Jerry May C
9 Fergie Jenkins P 9 Bob Moose P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t10 1-1 2 -2- R CHC F. Jenkins L. Walker 38% 86% Single to RF; Hundley Scores
b9 1-1 0 1-- OO PIT M. Mota F. Jenkins 16% 47% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t5 0-1 0 --- CHC D. Nen B. Moose 15% 48% Triple to CF
b4 0-0 1 -2- R PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -13% 29% Single to CF; Wills Scores
b7 1-1 1 123 O PIT B. Moose F. Jenkins 13% 39% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Mazeroski to 3B; May to 2B

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, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Moose -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert B. Moose -1% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams B. Moose -1% 46% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT G. Alley F. Jenkins 1% 49% Lineout: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins 1% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Santo B. Moose 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CHC D. Nen B. Moose -4% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-- CHC W. Smith B. Moose 4% 54% Single to RF; Santo to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO CHC R. Hundley B. Moose -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 2% 48% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Mota F. Jenkins 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman B. Moose -2% 48% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- CHC F. Jenkins B. Moose 3% 50% Single to CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC D. Kessinger B. Moose -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. May F. Jenkins 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Moose F. Jenkins 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC G. Beckert B. Moose -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Williams B. Moose -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo B. Moose -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins -8% 36% Double to LF
b4 0-0 0 -2- O PIT G. Alley F. Jenkins 5% 42% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 -2- R PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -13% 29% Single to CF; Wills Scores
b4 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 4% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- CHC D. Nen B. Moose 15% 48% Triple to CF
t5 0-1 0 --3 O CHC W. Smith B. Moose -7% 41% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-1 1 --3 R CHC R. Hundley B. Moose 9% 51% Single to CF; Nen Scores
t5 1-1 1 1-- OO CHC J. Hickman B. Moose -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
b5 1-1 0 --- PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -9% 35% Double to RF
b5 1-1 0 -2- O PIT M. Mota F. Jenkins 6% 41% Strikeout
b5 1-1 1 -2- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins 4% 45% Flyball: CF; Stargell to 3B
b5 1-1 2 --3 PIT J. May F. Jenkins -1% 43% Intentional Walk
b5 1-1 2 1-3 O PIT B. Moose F. Jenkins 7% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 9-1-2
t6 1-1 0 --- O CHC F. Jenkins B. Moose -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-1 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger B. Moose -2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-1 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert B. Moose -1% 43% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 3% 46% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-1 1 --- O PIT G. Alley F. Jenkins 2% 49% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-1 2 --- PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -2% 47% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Alou to 1B
b6 1-1 2 1-- O PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 3% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 3-4-5
t7 1-1 0 --- O CHC B. Williams B. Moose -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-1 1 --- O CHC R. Santo B. Moose -2% 44% Flyball: CF
t7 1-1 2 --- O CHC D. Nen B. Moose -2% 42% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
b7 1-1 0 --- PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -6% 36% Single to LF
b7 1-1 0 1-- PIT M. Mota F. Jenkins -9% 28% Reached on E3/Sacrifice Bunt; Stargell to 2B; Mota to 1B
b7 1-1 0 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins 9% 36% Groundout: 1B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Mota to 2B
b7 1-1 1 12- PIT J. May F. Jenkins -10% 26% Single to RF; Mota to 3B; Mazeroski to 2B
b7 1-1 1 123 O PIT B. Moose F. Jenkins 13% 39% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Mazeroski to 3B; May to 2B
b7 1-1 2 123 O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 11% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 6-7-8
t8 1-1 0 --- O CHC W. Smith B. Moose -4% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-1 1 --- CHC R. Hundley B. Moose 5% 51% Single to 3B/Bunt
t8 1-1 1 1-- O CHC J. Hickman B. Moose -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Hundley to 2B
t8 1-1 2 -2- O CHC F. Jenkins B. Moose -7% 41% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 2-3-4
b8 1-1 0 --- O PIT G. Alley F. Jenkins 4% 45% Flyball: RF
b8 1-1 1 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b8 1-1 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Bob Moose facing 1-2-3
t9 1-1 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger B. Moose 8% 58% Single to RF
t9 1-1 0 1-- CHC G. Beckert B. Moose 12% 70% Single to RF; Kessinger to 2B
Luke Walker replaces Bob Moose pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-1 0 12- O CHC B. Williams L. Walker -12% 58% Flyball: RF
t9 1-1 1 12- O CHC R. Santo L. Walker -9% 49% Flyball: RF
Ernie Banks pinch hits for Dick Nen (1B) batting 5th
t9 1-1 2 12- O CHC E. Banks L. Walker -10% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 5-6-7
Ernie Banks moves from PH to 1B
b9 1-1 0 --- PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -8% 31% Single to P
Al McBean pinch runs for Willie Stargell (1B) batting 5th
b9 1-1 0 1-- OO PIT M. Mota F. Jenkins 16% 47% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b9 1-1 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski F. Jenkins 3% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 6-7-8
Donn Clendenon replaces Al McBean (PR) playing 1B batting 5th
Adolfo Phillips pinch hits for Willie Smith (LF) batting 6th
t10 1-1 0 --- O CHC A. Phillips L. Walker -5% 45% Strikeout
t10 1-1 1 --- CHC R. Hundley L. Walker 6% 51% Hit By Pitch
t10 1-1 1 1-- O CHC J. Hickman L. Walker -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hundley to 2B
t10 1-1 2 -2- R CHC F. Jenkins L. Walker 38% 86% Single to RF; Hundley Scores
t10 2-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger L. Walker -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 10th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 8-9-1
Billy Williams moves from RF to LF
Adolfo Phillips moves from PH to CF
Jim Hickman moves from CF to RF
Manny Jimenez pinch hits for Jerry May (C) batting 8th
b10 1-2 0 --- O PIT M. Jimenez F. Jenkins 7% 92% Strikeout
Gary Kolb pinch hits for Luke Walker (P) batting 9th
b10 1-2 1 --- O PIT G. Kolb F. Jenkins 5% 97% Flyball: LF
b10 1-2 2 --- O PIT M. Wills F. Jenkins 3% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.

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