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Scores
Standings
OAK
@BAL
2
8
OAK
@BAL
2
0
CLE
@BOS
0
3
DET
@CHW
3
0
CAL
@NYY
1
6
CAL
@NYY
10
2
MIN
@WSA
4
2
MIN
@WSA
0
1
 
(13)
PIT
@ATL
4
0
PHI
@CIN
5
6
HOU
@LAD
3
4
CHC
@SFG
0
3
NYM
@STL
1
0
Monday, August 26, 1968, 1:00PM
, Candlestick Park
Attendance: 5,856, Time of Game: 2:15
Cubs
0
69-64
 Lost 1 
4th, 14½ GB
at Giants
3
70-60
 Won 1 
2nd, 12 GB
W: Gaylord Perry (13-11)
L: Bill Hands (14-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  1
Giants          1  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  X    3  7  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 1 4 .250 .290 .297 .587 -0.078 0.83 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 0 0
Glenn Beckert 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .284 .311 .357 .668 0.006 0.72 0.037 -0.031 -0.0 4 1
Billy Williams RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .336 .482 .818 -0.058 0.86 0.000 -0.058 -0.4 3 0
Ernie Banks 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .253 .293 .479 .771 -0.081 1.11 0.000 -0.081 -0.6 10 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .358 .415 .773 -0.065 0.93 0.000 -0.065 -0.4 0 5
Willie Smith LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .241 .285 .368 .653 -0.041 0.58 0.000 -0.041 -0.3 1 0
Al Spangler CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275 .349 .373 .721 -0.069 0.98 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 0 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239 .293 .330 .622 -0.053 0.76 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 6 1
Bill Hands P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .118 .077 .195 -0.026 0.54 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 0 4
   Jack Lamabe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dick Nen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .202 .282 .485 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 0 3 28 .036 .036 .036 .071 -0.472 0.80 0.037 -0.509 -3.5 24 11
TB: G Beckert.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
E: E Banks (5).

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Bonds RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .251 .338 .363 .701 -0.020 0.69 0.029 -0.049 -0.4 0 0
Ron Hunt 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .376 .292 .669 -0.034 0.58 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 1 4 SH
Willie Mays CF 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .275 .357 .458 .814 0.204 0.58 0.222 -0.018 2.0 3 0 HR,2B
Willie McCovey 1B 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .303 .389 .574 .963 0.002 0.46 0.021 -0.019 -0.1 11 1
   Jim Davenport 3B 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .213 .281 .236 .517 0.022 0.26 0.022 0.000 0.8 0 1
Jim Ray Hart 3B-LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .271 .337 .464 .801 0.002 0.55 0.034 -0.033 0.3 0 1
Dick Dietz C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .305 .371 .433 .804 -0.056 0.60 0.000 -0.056 -0.9 3 0
Ty Cline LF-1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .222 .254 .270 .524 -0.021 0.53 0.009 -0.030 0.1 7 0 IW
Hal Lanier SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .183 .202 .212 .414 -0.054 0.56 0.000 -0.054 -1.3 1 5
Gaylord Perry P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .130 .152 .130 .282 -0.016 0.46 0.009 -0.026 -0.0 1 3
Team Totals 31 3 7 3 3 5 35 .226 .294 .355 .649 0.029 0.55 0.346 -0.319 -0.1 27 15
2B: W Mays (15, off B Hands).
HR: W Mays (17, off B Hands, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: R Hunt (11, off B Hands).
IBB: T Cline (1, by J Lamabe).
TB: W Mays 7; J Hart; W McCovey; G Perry; T Cline.
RBI: W Mays 2 (59); J Davenport (14).
2-out RBI: W Mays.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Hands, L (14-8) 7.1 7 3 3 2 5 1 2.95 32 55 -0.035 0.59 -0.7
Jack Lamabe 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.45 3 2 0 0.007 0.16 0.8
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 3 5 1 3.38 35 55 2 0 -0.028 0.55 0.1

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gaylord Perry, W (13-11) 9 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.33 28 88 0.472 0.80 3.5
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 28 88 0.472 0.80 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Lamabe (6; T Cline).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 5,856.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         San Francisco Giants
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Bobby Bonds RF
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Ron Hunt 2B
3 Billy Williams RF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Ernie Banks 1B 4 Willie McCovey 1B
5 Ron Santo 3B 5 Jim Ray Hart 3B
6 Willie Smith LF 6 Dick Dietz C
7 Al Spangler CF 7 Ty Cline LF
8 Randy Hundley C 8 Hal Lanier SS
9 Bill Hands P 9 Gaylord Perry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 --- R SFG W. Mays B. Hands 12% 63% Home Run
b6 1-0 1 -2- R SFG W. Mays B. Hands 9% 88% Single to CF; Bonds Scores
t7 0-2 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams G. Perry 4% 88% Flyball: 2B
t7 0-2 1 --- CHC G. Beckert G. Perry -4% 85% Single to CF
t6 0-1 0 --- O CHC A. Spangler G. Perry 3% 73% Flyball: LF

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, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Perry 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert G. Perry 1% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams G. Perry 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Bonds B. Hands -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O SFG R. Hunt B. Hands -1% 51% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 2 --- R SFG W. Mays B. Hands 12% 63% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O SFG W. McCovey B. Hands -1% 63% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC E. Banks G. Perry 2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Santo G. Perry 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC W. Smith G. Perry 1% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- SFG J. Hart B. Hands 3% 70% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- O SFG D. Dietz B. Hands -3% 68% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-0 1 1-- O SFG T. Cline B. Hands -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dietz to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O SFG H. Lanier B. Hands -3% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC A. Spangler G. Perry 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley G. Perry 2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Hands G. Perry 1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O SFG G. Perry B. Hands -2% 67% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- O SFG B. Bonds B. Hands -1% 66% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- O SFG R. Hunt B. Hands -1% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Perry 3% 68% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert G. Perry 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Williams G. Perry 1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O SFG W. Mays B. Hands -2% 69% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- SFG W. McCovey B. Hands 2% 71% Single (LF-CF)
b4 1-0 1 1-- O SFG J. Hart B. Hands -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-0 2 1-- O SFG D. Dietz B. Hands -2% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- O CHC E. Banks G. Perry 3% 70% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Santo G. Perry 2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CHC W. Smith G. Perry 1% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- O SFG T. Cline B. Hands -2% 71% Flyball: RF
b5 1-0 1 --- O SFG H. Lanier B. Hands -1% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 1-0 2 --- O SFG G. Perry B. Hands -1% 69% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 7-8-9
t6 0-1 0 --- O CHC A. Spangler G. Perry 3% 73% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley G. Perry 2% 75% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Hands G. Perry 2% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- SFG B. Bonds B. Hands 3% 80% Walk
b6 1-0 0 1-- O SFG R. Hunt B. Hands -1% 79% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Bonds to 2B
b6 1-0 1 -2- R SFG W. Mays B. Hands 9% 88% Single to CF; Bonds Scores
b6 2-0 1 1-- O SFG W. McCovey B. Hands -1% 86% Strikeout
b6 2-0 2 1-- O SFG J. Hart B. Hands -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t7 0-2 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Perry 3% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 0-2 1 --- CHC G. Beckert G. Perry -4% 85% Single to CF
t7 0-2 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams G. Perry 4% 88% Flyball: 2B
t7 0-2 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks G. Perry 3% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 6-7-8
b7 2-0 0 --- O SFG D. Dietz B. Hands -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-0 1 --- SFG T. Cline B. Hands 1% 91% Single to 2B
b7 2-0 1 1-- O SFG H. Lanier B. Hands -1% 90% Strikeout
b7 2-0 2 1-- SFG G. Perry B. Hands 1% 91% Single to RF; Cline to 3B
b7 2-0 2 1-3 O SFG B. Bonds B. Hands -2% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 5-6-7
Ty Cline moves from LF to 1B
Jim Davenport replaces Willie McCovey (1B) playing 3B batting 4th
Jim Ray Hart moves from 3B to LF
t8 0-2 0 --- O CHC R. Santo G. Perry 3% 93% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- O CHC W. Smith G. Perry 2% 94% Flyball: CF
t8 0-2 2 --- O CHC A. Spangler G. Perry 1% 95% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 2-3-4
b8 2-0 0 --- O SFG R. Hunt B. Hands -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b8 2-0 1 --- SFG W. Mays B. Hands 1% 96% Double to LF
b8 2-0 1 -2- R SFG J. Davenport B. Hands 2% 98% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Mays Scores
b8 3-0 1 1-- SFG J. Hart B. Hands 0% 98% Single to LF; Davenport to 2B
Jack Lamabe replaces Bill Hands pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 1 12- O SFG D. Dietz J. Lamabe -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hart to 2B; Davenport to 3B
b8 3-0 2 -23 SFG T. Cline J. Lamabe 0% 98% Intentional Walk
b8 3-0 2 123 O SFG H. Lanier J. Lamabe -1% 98% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Gaylord Perry facing 8-9-1
t9 0-3 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley G. Perry 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
Dick Nen pinch hits for Jack Lamabe (P) batting 9th
t9 0-3 1 --- O CHC D. Nen G. Perry 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-3 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger G. Perry 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 3.

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