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@BAL
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1
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@CHW
6
1
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@CHW
2
1
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@DET
4
5
 
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5
6
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@NYY
11
2
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8
3
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3
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8
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@LAD
0
1
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@SFG
1
2
NYM
@SFG
0
5
Sunday, August 11, 1968,
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 13,982, Time of Game: 2:16
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Mets
0
54-66
 Lost 3 
9th, 23½ GB
at Giants
5
60-56
 Won 3 
3rd, 15½ GB
W: Mike McCormick (8-13)
L: Al Jackson (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Giants          1  0  2   0  2  0   0  0  X    5  7  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommie Agee CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .180 .497 -0.104 1.17 0.038 -0.142 -1.1 0 0 CS
Phil Linz 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .232 .516 -0.051 0.61 0.007 -0.058 -0.2 0 3 2B
Cleon Jones LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .764 -0.020 0.41 0.012 -0.032 -0.7 3 1
Ed Charles 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .787 -0.037 0.37 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 1 3
Ron Swoboda RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .709 -0.037 0.39 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 5 0
Jerry Grote C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .277 .691 0.033 0.53 0.051 -0.018 0.2 5 0
Larry Stahl 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .588 -0.044 0.68 0.000 -0.044 -0.5 9 1
Bud Harrelson SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 .215 .518 -0.002 0.81 0.027 -0.029 -0.2 0 2
Al Jackson P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .280 .589 0.052 1.08 0.052 0.000 0.4 0 0
   Bill Connors P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Short P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Buchek PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .475 -0.044 2.11 0.000 -0.044 -0.4
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Don Bosch PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .173 .497 0.005 0.12 0.005 0.000 0.2
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 2 3 .161 .406 -0.249 0.68 0.192 -0.441 -3.5 24 10
2B: P Linz (4, off M McCormick).
TB: P Linz 2; D Bosch; T Agee; A Jackson; J Grote.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: C Jones (F Johnson at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: T Agee (5, 2nd base by M McCormick POCS).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Bonds RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .252 .744 -0.039 0.49 0.010 -0.049 -0.9 2 0
Ron Hunt 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .646 -0.002 0.41 0.024 -0.026 -0.3 0 2 HBP
   Bob Schroder 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .644 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Mays CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .270 .797 0.063 0.55 0.069 -0.006 0.5 5 0
Willie McCovey 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .299 .987 0.112 0.88 0.156 -0.044 1.3 14 1 HR
Dick Dietz C 4 0 2 1 0 0 .309 .843 0.151 0.60 0.160 -0.008 1.4 3 0 2·2B
Jesus Alou LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .593 0.003 0.65 0.011 -0.009 -0.3 0 0 IW
Frank Johnson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .181 .455 -0.058 0.86 0.005 -0.064 -0.7 1 1
Hal Lanier SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 .187 .424 -0.005 0.43 0.013 -0.018 0.1 2 9
Mike McCormick P 4 1 1 2 0 2 .102 .383 0.025 0.46 0.067 -0.041 0.9 0 2 HR
Team Totals 31 5 7 5 5 5 .226 .835 0.250 0.59 0.515 -0.265 1.9 27 15
2B: D Dietz 2 (10, 2 off A Jackson).
HR: M McCormick (1, off C Koonce; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); W McCovey (30, off A Jackson; 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
IBB: J Alou (2, by A Jackson).
HBP: R Hunt (14, by A Jackson).
TB: W McCovey 5; D Dietz 4; M McCormick 4; W Mays 2.
RBI: M McCormick 2 (6); W McCovey 2 (76); D Dietz (22).
2-out RBI: M McCormick 2; D Dietz.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Jackson, L (3-6) 2.1 5 3 3 2 1 1 3.32 15 34 -0.255 1.06 -2.7
Bill Connors 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5.40 2 1 0 -0.014 0.79 -0.6
Bill Short 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.64 6 3 0 0.073 0.53 1.8
Cal Koonce 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 1.54 11 0 0 -0.054 0.09 -0.8
Ron Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.02 3 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 5 5 2 5.62 37 34 4 0 -0.249 0.59 -1.9
B Connors faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning.

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike McCormick, W (8-13) 9 5 0 0 2 3 0 3.74 33 78 0.249 0.68 3.5
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 33 78 0.249 0.68 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: M McCormick 2 (8).
HBP: A Jackson (1; R Hunt).
IBB: A Jackson (4; J Alou).
Pickoffs: M McCormick (3; T Agee, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         San Francisco Giants
1 Tommie Agee CF 1 Bobby Bonds RF
2 Phil Linz 2B 2 Ron Hunt 2B
3 Cleon Jones LF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Ed Charles 3B 4 Willie McCovey 1B
5 Ron Swoboda RF 5 Dick Dietz C
6 Jerry Grote C 6 Jesus Alou LF
7 Larry Stahl 1B 7 Frank Johnson 3B
8 Bud Harrelson SS 8 Hal Lanier SS
9 Al Jackson P 9 Mike McCormick P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 0 1-- RR SFG W. McCovey A. Jackson 15% 87% Home Run; Mays Scores
b1 0-0 2 12- R SFG D. Dietz A. Jackson 13% 67% Double to LF; Mays to 3B; Hunt Scores
b5 3-0 2 1-- RR SFG M. McCormick C. Koonce 7% 97% Home Run; Lanier Scores
b1 1-0 2 123 O SFG F. Johnson A. Jackson -6% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM P. Linz M. McCormick 6% 52% Agee Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-1B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Agee M. McCormick -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYM P. Linz M. McCormick 6% 52% Agee Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM P. Linz M. McCormick 1% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- NYM C. Jones M. McCormick -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM E. Charles M. McCormick 2% 54% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Bonds A. Jackson -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- SFG R. Hunt A. Jackson 2% 55% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 1 1-- SFG W. Mays A. Jackson 4% 58% Single to LF; Hunt to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O SFG W. McCovey A. Jackson -4% 54% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 12- R SFG D. Dietz A. Jackson 13% 67% Double to LF; Mays to 3B; Hunt Scores
b1 1-0 2 -23 SFG J. Alou A. Jackson 1% 68% Intentional Walk
b1 1-0 2 123 O SFG F. Johnson A. Jackson -6% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. McCormick 2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYM J. Grote M. McCormick 1% 66% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl M. McCormick 1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- O SFG H. Lanier A. Jackson -2% 66% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 1 --- O SFG M. McCormick A. Jackson -1% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- SFG B. Bonds A. Jackson 1% 65% Walk
b2 1-0 2 1-- O SFG R. Hunt A. Jackson -2% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson M. McCormick 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- NYM A. Jackson M. McCormick -3% 63% Single to RF
t3 0-1 1 1-- NYM T. Agee M. McCormick -2% 61% Wild Pitch; Jackson to 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- O NYM T. Agee M. McCormick 4% 65% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 -2- O NYM P. Linz M. McCormick 4% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 3-4-5
b3 1-0 0 --- SFG W. Mays A. Jackson 3% 72% Single
b3 1-0 0 1-- RR SFG W. McCovey A. Jackson 15% 87% Home Run; Mays Scores
b3 3-0 0 --- SFG D. Dietz A. Jackson 3% 90% Double to LF
b3 3-0 0 -2- O SFG J. Alou A. Jackson -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dietz to 3B
Bill Connors replaces Al Jackson pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-0 1 --3 SFG F. Johnson B. Connors 1% 90% Walk
b3 3-0 1 1-3 SFG H. Lanier B. Connors 1% 91% Walk; Johnson to 2B
Bill Short replaces Bill Connors pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-0 1 123 O SFG M. McCormick B. Short -3% 88% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-0 2 123 O SFG B. Bonds B. Short -3% 85% Groundout: LF-3B/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYM C. Jones M. McCormick 2% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O NYM E. Charles M. McCormick 1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. McCormick 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Bill Short facing 2-3-4
b4 3-0 0 --- O SFG R. Hunt B. Short -1% 88% Flyball: LF
b4 3-0 1 --- O SFG W. Mays B. Short -0% 88% Strikeout
b4 3-0 2 --- SFG W. McCovey B. Short 0% 88% Single to CF
b4 3-0 2 1-- O SFG D. Dietz B. Short -1% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- NYM J. Grote M. McCormick -4% 84% Single to LF
t5 0-3 0 1-- O NYM L. Stahl M. McCormick 3% 87% Flyball: 3B
t5 0-3 1 1-- NYM B. Harrelson M. McCormick -1% 86% Wild Pitch; Grote to 2B
t5 0-3 1 -2- NYM B. Harrelson M. McCormick -3% 83% Walk
Jerry Buchek pinch hits for Bill Short (P) batting 9th
t5 0-3 1 12- O NYM J. Buchek M. McCormick 4% 87% Flyball: RF
t5 0-3 2 12- O NYM T. Agee M. McCormick 4% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 6-7-8
Cal Koonce replaces Jerry Buchek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-0 0 --- O SFG J. Alou C. Koonce -1% 91% Flyball: LF
b5 3-0 1 --- O SFG F. Johnson C. Koonce -0% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-0 2 --- SFG H. Lanier C. Koonce 0% 90% Walk
b5 3-0 2 1-- RR SFG M. McCormick C. Koonce 7% 97% Home Run; Lanier Scores
b5 5-0 2 --- O SFG B. Bonds C. Koonce -0% 97% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- O NYM P. Linz M. McCormick 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-5 1 --- O NYM C. Jones M. McCormick 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-5 2 --- O NYM E. Charles M. McCormick 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 2-3-4
b6 5-0 0 --- O SFG R. Hunt C. Koonce -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O SFG W. Mays C. Koonce -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 5-0 2 --- O SFG W. McCovey C. Koonce -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 5-6-7
t7 0-5 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. McCormick 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t7 0-5 1 --- O NYM J. Grote M. McCormick 0% 99% Flyball: SS
t7 0-5 2 --- O NYM L. Stahl M. McCormick 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Cal Koonce facing 5-6-7
b7 5-0 0 --- O SFG D. Dietz C. Koonce -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 5-0 1 --- O SFG J. Alou C. Koonce -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 5-0 2 --- O SFG F. Johnson C. Koonce -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 8-9-1
Bob Schroder replaces Ron Hunt playing 2B batting 2nd
t8 0-5 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson M. McCormick 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
Don Bosch pinch hits for Cal Koonce (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 1 --- NYM D. Bosch M. McCormick -1% 99% Single to LF
t8 0-5 1 1-- O NYM T. Agee M. McCormick 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 1-- NYM P. Linz M. McCormick -1% 99% Double to CF; Bosch to 3B
t8 0-5 2 -23 O NYM C. Jones M. McCormick 1% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Mets' Ron Taylor facing 8-9-1
Ron Taylor replaces Don Bosch (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- O SFG H. Lanier R. Taylor -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- O SFG M. McCormick R. Taylor -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 5-0 2 --- O SFG B. Bonds R. Taylor -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Mike McCormick facing 4-5-6
t9 0-5 0 --- O NYM E. Charles M. McCormick 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-5 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda M. McCormick 0% 100% Flyball: SS
t9 0-5 2 --- O NYM J. Grote M. McCormick 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Giants 5.

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