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WSA
@BOS
5
1
OAK
@CAL
3
5
NYY
@CLE
1
0
NYY
@CLE
2
3
 
(10)
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@DET
1
9
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@MIN
4
5
 
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@CHC
3
5
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@NYM
2
8
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@PHI
4
7
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@PIT
2
0
LAD
@SFG
5
4
Friday, August 30, 1968,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 5,896, Time of Game: 2:10
Braves
2
68-68
 Won 4 
5th, 17 GB
at Pirates
0
64-71
 Lost 3 
6th, 20½ GB
W: Milt Pappas (10-10)
L: Dock Ellis (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  5  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  2

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .317 .809 0.107 1.22 0.155 -0.048 0.6 0 0
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .292 .678 0.046 0.88 0.083 -0.036 0.1 0 0
Hank Aaron RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 .280 .839 0.002 0.51 0.018 -0.016 0.0 0 0
Tito Francona LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .760 -0.045 0.94 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 0 0
   Mike Lum LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .595 -0.034 0.68 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 0 0
Deron Johnson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .214 .616 -0.022 0.58 0.021 -0.043 -0.1 0 0
Marty Martinez 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .235 .568 -0.016 0.59 0.036 -0.052 -0.1 0 0 CS
Bob Tillman C 3 1 0 0 1 0 .208 .549 0.010 0.75 0.051 -0.041 -0.3 8 0
Gil Garrido SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .217 .426 0.082 0.94 0.100 -0.018 0.3 0 0
Milt Pappas P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .136 .413 -0.125 1.67 0.000 -0.125 -1.0 0 0
   Claude Raymond P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 4 4 .161 .418 0.005 0.85 0.464 -0.458 -1.3 * 0
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
TB: G Garrido; F Alou; M Martinez; D Johnson; F Millan.
RBI: F Alou (48); F Millan (28).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Aaron.
Baserunning
CS: M Martinez (6, 2nd base by D Ellis/C Cannizzaro).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .289 .704 -0.031 0.95 0.038 -0.069 -0.3 1 0
Maury Wills 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .285 .656 0.023 1.04 0.091 -0.069 0.3 0 0 3·SB
Matty Alou CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .759 -0.023 1.19 0.043 -0.066 -0.1 0 0
Willie Stargell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .241 .753 -0.154 1.40 0.000 -0.154 -1.1 0 0
Manny Mota LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .668 -0.079 1.08 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 0 0
Gary Kolb RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .610 -0.060 0.86 0.000 -0.060 -0.4 0 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 .245 .591 -0.013 1.02 0.061 -0.073 -0.1 0 0 CS
Jerry May C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .567 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Chris Cannizzaro C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .133 .490 -0.093 0.97 0.000 -0.093 -0.6 3 0 GDP
Dock Ellis P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .278 -0.023 1.00 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 0
   Manny Jimenez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .311 .769 -0.029 1.27 0.000 -0.029 -0.2
   Ron Kline P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .063 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Pagan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .198 .534 -0.011 0.48 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 1 8 .167 .360 -0.493 1.06 0.233 -0.726 -3.3 * 1
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
TB: B Mazeroski 2; F Patek; M Alou; M Wills.
GIDP: C Cannizzaro (2).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: M Alou (2); C Cannizzaro (2).
Outfield Assists: G Kolb (F Millan at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: M Wills 3 (45, 3rd base off M Pappas/B Tillman, 2nd base off M Pappas/B Tillman 2).
CS: B Mazeroski (4, 2nd base by M Pappas/B Tillman).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, W (10-10) 8 4 0 0 1 7 0 3.50 27 80 0.431 1.07 3.0
Claude Raymond, S (10) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.82 4 0 0 0.063 1.00 0.4
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 31 80 0 0 0.494 1.06 3.3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, L (3-4) 6 4 2 1 4 2 0 2.55 25 56 -0.054 1.08 0.2
Ron Kline 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.55 6 0 0 0.039 0.28 0.7
Roy Face 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.61 4 0 0 0.010 0.26 0.4
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 4 4 0 1.00 35 56 0 0 -0.005 0.85 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Felipe Alou CF 1 Freddie Patek SS
2 Felix Millan 2B 2 Maury Wills 3B
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Matty Alou CF
4 Tito Francona LF 4 Willie Stargell 1B
5 Deron Johnson 1B 5 Manny Mota LF
6 Marty Martinez 3B 6 Gary Kolb RF
7 Bob Tillman C 7 Bill Mazeroski 2B
8 Gil Garrido SS 8 Jerry May C
9 Milt Pappas P 9 Dock Ellis P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 1 12- R ATL F. Alou D. Ellis 16% 71% Single; Tillman Scores; Garrido to 2B
t5 1-0 1 12- RO ATL F. Millan D. Ellis 8% 79% Single; Garrido Scores/unER; Alou to 3B; Millan out at 2B/RF-SS
t5 0-0 0 1-- ATL G. Garrido D. Ellis 8% 63% Reached on E2 (Ground Ball); Tillman to 2B
t5 0-0 0 12- O ATL M. Pappas D. Ellis -7% 56% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell M. Pappas 7% 45% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Ellis -2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Ellis -1% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 --- ATL H. Aaron D. Ellis 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O ATL T. Francona D. Ellis -2% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Patek M. Pappas 2% 48% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b1 0-0 1 --- PIT M. Wills M. Pappas -2% 45% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- PIT M. Alou M. Pappas -2% 43% Wills Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- PIT M. Alou M. Pappas -3% 40% Wills Steals 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 PIT M. Alou M. Pappas -2% 38% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell M. Pappas 7% 45% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O PIT M. Mota M. Pappas 5% 50% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O ATL D. Johnson D. Ellis -2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t2 0-0 1 --- ATL M. Martinez D. Ellis 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O ATL B. Tillman D. Ellis -3% 48% Popfly: Unknown out on play
t2 0-0 2 1-- ATL G. Garrido D. Ellis 2% 50% Single; Martinez to 2B
Chris Cannizzaro replaces Jerry May playing C batting 8th
t2 0-0 2 12- O ATL M. Pappas D. Ellis -4% 45% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT G. Kolb M. Pappas 2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 1 --- PIT B. Mazeroski M. Pappas -3% 45% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- O PIT C. Cannizzaro M. Pappas 4% 49% Mazeroski Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT C. Cannizzaro M. Pappas 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou D. Ellis -2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t3 0-0 1 --- O ATL F. Millan D. Ellis -2% 46% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t3 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron D. Ellis -1% 45% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Ellis M. Pappas 2% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b3 0-0 1 --- O PIT F. Patek M. Pappas 2% 49% Popfly: Unknown out on play
b3 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Wills M. Pappas 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O ATL T. Francona D. Ellis -2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t4 0-0 1 --- O ATL D. Johnson D. Ellis -2% 46% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t4 0-0 2 --- O ATL M. Martinez D. Ellis -1% 45% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 3-4-5
Mike Lum replaces Tito Francona playing LF batting 4th
b4 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou M. Pappas 2% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b4 0-0 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell M. Pappas 2% 49% Strikeout
b4 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Mota M. Pappas 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- ATL B. Tillman D. Ellis 5% 55% Walk
t5 0-0 0 1-- ATL G. Garrido D. Ellis 8% 63% Reached on E2 (Ground Ball); Tillman to 2B
t5 0-0 0 12- O ATL M. Pappas D. Ellis -7% 56% Strikeout
t5 0-0 1 12- R ATL F. Alou D. Ellis 16% 71% Single; Tillman Scores; Garrido to 2B
t5 1-0 1 12- RO ATL F. Millan D. Ellis 8% 79% Single; Garrido Scores/unER; Alou to 3B; Millan out at 2B/RF-SS
t5 2-0 2 --3 ATL H. Aaron D. Ellis 1% 80% Walk
t5 2-0 2 1-3 O ATL M. Lum D. Ellis -3% 77% Popfly: Unknown out on play
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O PIT G. Kolb M. Pappas 3% 80% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b5 0-2 1 --- PIT B. Mazeroski M. Pappas -3% 76% Single
b5 0-2 1 1-- OO PIT C. Cannizzaro M. Pappas 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: RF out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- ATL D. Johnson D. Ellis 2% 84% Single
t6 2-0 0 1-- O ATL M. Martinez D. Ellis -2% 83% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-0 1 1-- O ATL B. Tillman D. Ellis -2% 80% Martinez Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)
t6 2-0 2 --- O ATL B. Tillman D. Ellis -1% 80% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 9-1-2
Manny Jimenez pinch hits for Dock Ellis (P) batting 9th
b6 0-2 0 --- O PIT M. Jimenez M. Pappas 3% 83% Strikeout
b6 0-2 1 --- PIT F. Patek M. Pappas -4% 79% Single
b6 0-2 1 1-- O PIT M. Wills M. Pappas 4% 83% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
b6 0-2 2 1-- PIT M. Alou M. Pappas -1% 82% Wills Steals 2B
b6 0-2 2 -2- O PIT M. Alou M. Pappas 4% 86% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 8-9-1
Ron Kline replaces Manny Jimenez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-0 0 --- O ATL G. Garrido R. Kline -1% 85% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t7 2-0 1 --- O ATL M. Pappas R. Kline -1% 84% Strikeout
t7 2-0 2 --- O ATL F. Alou R. Kline -0% 84% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
b7 0-2 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell M. Pappas 3% 87% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b7 0-2 1 --- O PIT M. Mota M. Pappas 2% 89% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b7 0-2 2 --- O PIT G. Kolb M. Pappas 1% 90% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 2-3-4
t8 2-0 0 --- O ATL F. Millan R. Kline -1% 89% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t8 2-0 1 --- O ATL H. Aaron R. Kline -1% 89% Strikeout
t8 2-0 2 --- O ATL M. Lum R. Kline -0% 88% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Milt Pappas facing 7-8-9
b8 0-2 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski M. Pappas 3% 91% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b8 0-2 1 --- O PIT C. Cannizzaro M. Pappas 2% 94% Groundout: Unknown out on play
Jose Pagan pinch hits for Ron Kline (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 2 --- O PIT J. Pagan M. Pappas 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Roy Face facing 5-6-7
Roy Face replaces Jose Pagan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-0 0 --- O ATL D. Johnson R. Face -0% 94% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t9 2-0 1 --- ATL M. Martinez R. Face 1% 95% Single to CF; Martinez to 2B/Adv on E8
t9 2-0 1 -2- O ATL B. Tillman R. Face -1% 94% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t9 2-0 2 -2- O ATL G. Garrido R. Face -1% 94% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 1-2-3
Claude Raymond replaces Milt Pappas pitching and batting 9th
b9 0-2 0 --- O PIT F. Patek C. Raymond 3% 97% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b9 0-2 1 --- O PIT M. Wills C. Raymond 2% 99% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b9 0-2 2 --- PIT M. Alou C. Raymond -2% 97% Single
b9 0-2 2 1-- O PIT W. Stargell C. Raymond 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Pirates 0.

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