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WSA
@BOS
2
7
CAL
@CHW
7
6
BAL
@DET
5
3
OAK
@MIN
2
1
 
(11)
CLE
@NYY
3
0
PIT
@ATL
2
1
PHI
@CIN
3
9
CHC
@LAD
2
5
HOU
@SFG
0
1
NYM
@STL
0
2
Saturday, July 20, 1968, 1:15PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 22,794, Time of Game: 2:17
Mets
0
44-51
 Lost 1 
8th, 17 GB
at Cardinals
2
60-33
 Won 1 
1st
W: Ray Washburn (8-3)
L: Dick Selma (8-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  2
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  X    2  9  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Phil Linz 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .225 .264 .245 .509 -0.132 1.38 0.000 -0.132 -0.9 1 4
Larry Stahl RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.062 1.08 0.025 -0.086 -0.3 0 1
Cleon Jones CF-LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .282 .316 .466 .783 0.089 0.93 0.104 -0.015 0.6 4 0
Art Shamsky LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .235 .285 .385 .670 -0.010 1.58 0.064 -0.074 -0.4 2 0
   Tommie Agee PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 .212 .236 .448 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
J.C. Martin C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .230 .315 .294 .608 -0.233 2.34 0.000 -0.233 -1.2 5 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .247 .277 .306 .583 -0.103 1.10 0.000 -0.103 -0.7 7 1
Jerry Buchek 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .213 .255 .247 .503 -0.002 0.72 0.041 -0.043 -0.1 3 3
Bud Harrelson SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .206 .256 .239 .495 -0.060 1.22 0.013 -0.073 -0.3 1 2
   Kevin Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .224 .264 .316 .580 -0.008 0.33 0.000 -0.008 -0.1
Dick Selma P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .238 .238 .262 .500 -0.027 1.03 0.029 -0.055 -0.1 1 2
   Bill Short P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Cal Koonce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 0 8 0 0 6 35 .229 .229 .229 .457 -0.548 1.25 0.276 -0.822 -3.4 24 13
TB: C Jones 3; L Stahl; D Selma; B Harrelson; A Shamsky; J Buchek.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
PB: J Martin (5).
E: P Linz 2 (3).
Outfield Assists: L Stahl (J Edwards at 2nd base).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .288 .325 .440 .765 -0.106 1.28 0.077 -0.184 -1.0 2 0 2B,CS
Ron Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .215 .268 .285 .553 -0.086 0.90 0.000 -0.086 -0.8 2 0
Bobby Tolan 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .236 .281 .350 .632 -0.027 0.67 0.023 -0.050 -0.2 11 1 SB
Roger Maris RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .310 .369 .678 -0.035 0.88 0.043 -0.078 0.1 3 0 3B
Johnny Edwards C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .252 .293 .365 .658 -0.016 0.79 0.055 -0.071 -0.4 7 0 2B
Mike Shannon 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .279 .338 .455 .793 0.114 0.94 0.186 -0.072 1.1 0 3 2B
Julian Javier 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .262 .284 .338 .622 0.125 0.95 0.157 -0.033 0.4 0 4
Dal Maxvill SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .233 .301 .286 .587 0.111 1.02 0.133 -0.022 0.6 1 0 2B
Ray Washburn P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .121 .000 .121 -0.127 1.65 0.024 -0.150 -0.7 1 1
Team Totals 32 2 9 2 2 5 34 .281 .324 .469 .792 -0.047 0.99 0.698 -0.746 -1.0 27 9
2B: L Brock (29, off D Selma); J Edwards (5, off D Selma); D Maxvill (5, off D Selma); M Shannon (16, off D Selma).
3B: R Maris (2, off B Short).
TB: J Edwards 3; R Maris 3; M Shannon 3; L Brock 2; J Javier 2; D Maxvill 2.
RBI: M Shannon (49); J Javier (31).
2-out RBI: M Shannon.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Baserunning
SB: B Tolan (4, 2nd base off D Selma/J Martin).
CS: L Brock (6, 3rd base by D Selma POCS).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Selma, L (8-5) 7 7 1 1 2 5 0 2.07 29 62 0.104 1.09 1.6
Bill Short 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.60 3 0 0 0.001 0.52 0.1
Cal Koonce 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.52 2 1 1 -0.058 0.39 -0.7
Team Totals 8 9 2 2 2 5 0 2.25 34 62 1 1 0.047 0.99 1.0

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Washburn, W (8-3) 9 8 0 0 0 6 0 3.12 35 77 0.547 1.25 3.4
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 0 6 0 0.00 35 77 0.547 1.25 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Selma (3; L Brock, 3rd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 22,794.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Phil Linz 2B 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Larry Stahl RF 2 Ron Davis CF
3 Cleon Jones CF 3 Bobby Tolan 1B
4 Art Shamsky LF 4 Roger Maris RF
5 J.C. Martin C 5 Johnny Edwards C
6 Ed Kranepool 1B 6 Mike Shannon 3B
7 Jerry Buchek 3B 7 Julian Javier 2B
8 Bud Harrelson SS 8 Dal Maxvill SS
9 Dick Selma P 9 Ray Washburn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-0 0 -2- R STL J. Javier D. Selma 14% 84% Single to RF; Shannon Scores
b7 0-0 0 --- STL M. Shannon D. Selma 12% 70% Double to RF
t8 0-1 2 1-3 O NYM J. Martin R. Washburn 12% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 0 -2- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -10% 53% Brock Caught Stealing (PO) 3B (P-3B-2B-P)
b5 0-0 0 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Selma 9% 65% Double to LF

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, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM P. Linz R. Washburn 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM L. Stahl R. Washburn -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYM C. Jones R. Washburn -4% 46% Single to RF; Stahl to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Washburn 4% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 12- O NYM J. Martin R. Washburn 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Selma -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -1% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- STL B. Tolan D. Selma 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- STL R. Maris D. Selma 1% 53% Tolan Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O STL R. Maris D. Selma -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Washburn 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek R. Washburn 1% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- NYM B. Harrelson R. Washburn -1% 52% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- NYM D. Selma R. Washburn -3% 49% Single to RF; Harrelson to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O NYM P. Linz R. Washburn 5% 55% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Edwards D. Selma -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O STL M. Shannon D. Selma -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- STL J. Javier D. Selma 1% 52% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- STL D. Maxvill D. Selma 4% 56% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Javier to 3B; Maxvill to 2B/Adv on E4 (throw)
b2 0-0 2 -23 O STL R. Washburn D. Selma -6% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 2-3-4
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl R. Washburn 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYM C. Jones R. Washburn 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Washburn 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- STL L. Brock D. Selma 8% 63% Double to LF
b3 0-0 0 -2- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -10% 53% Brock Caught Stealing (PO) 3B (P-3B-2B-P)
b3 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O STL B. Tolan D. Selma -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Martin R. Washburn 2% 52% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Washburn 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Buchek R. Washburn 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Maris D. Selma -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 1 --- STL J. Edwards D. Selma 5% 58% Double to LF
b4 0-0 1 -2- O STL M. Shannon D. Selma -6% 53% Fielder's Choice P; Edwards out at 3B/P-3B
b4 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Javier D. Selma -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Washburn 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 1 --- O NYM D. Selma R. Washburn 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 2 --- O NYM P. Linz R. Washburn 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Selma 9% 65% Double to LF
b5 0-0 0 -2- O STL R. Washburn D. Selma -9% 56% Fielder's Choice 1B; Maxvill out at 3B/1B-3B
b5 0-0 1 1-- O STL L. Brock D. Selma -4% 53% Lineout: CF
b5 0-0 2 1-- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Stahl R. Washburn 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 1 --- NYM C. Jones R. Washburn -4% 49% Single to LF
t6 0-0 1 1-- O NYM A. Shamsky R. Washburn 2% 51% Groundout: 1B-2B-P; Jones to 2B
t6 0-0 2 -2- O NYM J. Martin R. Washburn 5% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Tolan D. Selma -3% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Maris D. Selma -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O STL J. Edwards D. Selma -1% 50% Single to RF; Edwards out at 2B/RF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Washburn 4% 54% Foul Flyball: C
t7 0-0 1 --- NYM J. Buchek R. Washburn -4% 49% Single to LF
t7 0-0 1 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson R. Washburn 5% 54% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-0 2 1-- O NYM D. Selma R. Washburn 4% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dick Selma facing 6-7-8
b7 0-0 0 --- STL M. Shannon D. Selma 12% 70% Double to RF
b7 0-0 0 -2- R STL J. Javier D. Selma 14% 84% Single to RF; Shannon Scores
b7 1-0 0 1-- O STL D. Maxvill D. Selma -2% 82% Popfly: 2B
b7 1-0 1 1-- STL R. Washburn D. Selma 2% 84% Walk; Javier to 2B
b7 1-0 1 12- O STL L. Brock D. Selma -3% 81% Strikeout
b7 1-0 2 12- O STL R. Davis D. Selma -3% 79% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 1-2-3
t8 0-1 0 --- O NYM P. Linz R. Washburn 5% 83% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-1 1 --- O NYM L. Stahl R. Washburn 3% 87% Flyball: RF
t8 0-1 2 --- NYM C. Jones R. Washburn -3% 84% Single to LF
t8 0-1 2 1-- NYM A. Shamsky R. Washburn -6% 77% Single to RF; Jones to 3B
Tommie Agee pinch runs for Art Shamsky (LF) batting 4th
t8 0-1 2 1-3 O NYM J. Martin R. Washburn 12% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Bill Short facing 3-4-5
Bill Short replaces Dick Selma pitching and batting 9th
Cleon Jones moves from CF to LF
Tommie Agee moves from PR to CF
b8 1-0 0 --- O STL B. Tolan B. Short -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-0 1 --- STL R. Maris B. Short 4% 92% Triple to CF
b8 1-0 1 --3 O STL J. Edwards B. Short -3% 89% Flyball: LF
Cal Koonce replaces Bill Short pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-0 2 --3 R STL M. Shannon C. Koonce 6% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Maris Scores
b8 2-0 2 1-- STL J. Javier C. Koonce 0% 95% Passed Ball; Shannon to 2B
b8 2-0 2 -2- O STL J. Javier C. Koonce -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Ray Washburn facing 6-7-8
t9 0-2 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool R. Washburn 3% 97% Flyball: LF
t9 0-2 1 --- O NYM J. Buchek R. Washburn 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
Kevin Collins pinch hits for Bud Harrelson (SS) batting 8th
t9 0-2 2 --- O NYM K. Collins R. Washburn 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cardinals 2.

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