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Standings
BAL
@BOS
11
8
 
(8)
KCR
@CHW
2
5
DET
@CLE
8
2
CAL
@OAK
1
6
MIN
@SEP
6
4
ATL
@HOU
6
4
SDP
@LAD
1
9
NYM
@PIT
3
11
CHC
@STL
1
0
Wednesday, April 16, 1969, 8:00PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 16,418, Time of Game: 2:14
Cubs
1
8-1
 Won 4 
1st
at Cardinals
0
4-5
 Lost 1 
3rd, 4 GB
L: Steve Carlton (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1 10  0
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  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 3 0 2 0 2 0 5 .342 .395 .474 .869 0.098 0.98 0.109 -0.011 1.2 1 3
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .368 .405 .395 .799 -0.056 1.75 0.092 -0.149 -0.5 4 3 GDP
   Jim Qualls 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.021 0.93 0.000 -0.021 -0.3 0 0
Billy Williams LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .350 .395 .550 .945 -0.102 1.13 0.041 -0.143 -1.2 1 0 GDP
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .194 .375 .387 .762 -0.038 1.25 0.063 -0.101 -0.4 1 3
Ernie Banks 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .308 .444 .752 -0.086 1.36 0.000 -0.086 -0.9 11 2 SH
Randy Hundley C 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .273 .333 .364 .697 0.130 0.94 0.130 0.000 1.2 6 0
Jim Hickman RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .100 .136 .100 .236 -0.044 1.36 0.031 -0.076 -0.4 1 0
Don Young CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .346 .452 .538 .990 0.034 1.44 0.095 -0.062 0.3 1 0
Fergie Jenkins P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 -0.207 1.69 0.000 -0.207 -2.1 1 2
Team Totals 34 1 10 1 4 7 39 .294 .368 .294 .663 -0.292 1.30 0.561 -0.856 -3.1 27 13
SH: E Banks (1, off S Carlton).
TB: R Hundley 3; G Beckert 2; D Kessinger 2; D Young; J Hickman; B Williams.
GIDP: G Beckert (1); B Williams (4).
RBI: R Hundley (3).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 11.

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 0 0 0 1 4 .100 .122 .150 .272 -0.174 1.83 0.000 -0.174 -1.2 0 0
Curt Flood CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .317 .425 .742 -0.162 1.54 0.000 -0.162 -1.0 1 0
Vada Pinson RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .375 .543 .918 -0.171 1.69 0.000 -0.171 -0.8 2 0
Joe Torre 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .300 .444 .744 -0.139 1.43 0.000 -0.139 -0.7 12 2
Tim McCarver C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .189 .205 .216 .421 -0.097 0.97 0.000 -0.097 -0.5 7 0
Mike Shannon 3B 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .222 .243 .417 .660 -0.048 0.96 0.013 -0.061 -0.2 0 3
   Phil Gagliano 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Julian Javier 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .207 .281 .207 .488 -0.013 1.10 0.021 -0.034 -0.0 2 3
   Joe Hague PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 -0.033 1.38 0.000 -0.033 -0.1
   Steve Huntz 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dal Maxvill SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .286 .394 .464 .858 -0.029 1.21 0.038 -0.067 -0.3 2 1
Steve Carlton P 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .667 1.167 0.133 1.47 0.133 0.000 1.0 0 1 2B
   Bill White PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.060 2.45 0.000 -0.060 -0.2
   Mike Torrez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 1 6 32 .161 .188 .194 .381 -0.793 1.42 0.205 -0.998 -4.1 27 11
2B: S Carlton (1, off F Jenkins).
TB: S Carlton 3; M Shannon 2; J Javier.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Torre-D Maxvill; M Shannon-J Javier-J Torre; J Torre.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, W (1-1) 9 5 0 0 1 6 0 4.74 32 82 0.794 1.42 4.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 32 82 0.794 1.42 4.1

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Carlton, L (1-1) 8 9 1 1 4 6 0 1.80 36 62 0.261 1.34 2.6
Mike Torrez 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.033 0.77 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 4 7 0 1.00 39 62 0 0 0.294 1.30 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 16,418.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 58° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Curt Flood CF
3 Billy Williams LF 3 Vada Pinson RF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Joe Torre 1B
5 Ernie Banks 1B 5 Tim McCarver C
6 Randy Hundley C 6 Mike Shannon 3B
7 Jim Hickman RF 7 Julian Javier 2B
8 Don Young CF 8 Dal Maxvill SS
9 Fergie Jenkins P 9 Steve Carlton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 -23 O CHC F. Jenkins S. Carlton -8% 51% Strikeout
b9 0-1 0 --- O STL V. Pinson F. Jenkins 8% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-1 0 --- STL S. Carlton F. Jenkins -8% 50% Double to RF
t2 0-0 2 123 O CHC G. Beckert S. Carlton -8% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-1 2 1-3 O STL C. Flood F. Jenkins 8% 67% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 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, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger S. Carlton 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC G. Beckert S. Carlton 6% 59% Single to CF; Kessinger to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O CHC B. Williams S. Carlton -2% 57% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Kessinger to 3B; Williams to 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 O CHC R. Santo S. Carlton -7% 50% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC E. Banks S. Carlton -5% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock F. Jenkins 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL C. Flood F. Jenkins 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O STL V. Pinson F. Jenkins 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Hundley S. Carlton 4% 54% Single to P/Bunt
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CHC J. Hickman S. Carlton -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hundley to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- CHC D. Young S. Carlton 7% 60% Single to CF; Hundley to 3B; Young to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t2 0-0 1 -23 O CHC F. Jenkins S. Carlton -8% 51% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 -23 CHC D. Kessinger S. Carlton 2% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 123 O CHC G. Beckert S. Carlton -8% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Torre F. Jenkins 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O STL T. McCarver F. Jenkins 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- STL M. Shannon F. Jenkins -1% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- STL J. Javier F. Jenkins -2% 46% Single to LF; Shannon to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O STL D. Maxvill F. Jenkins 4% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 3-4-5
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC B. Williams S. Carlton 4% 54% Single to RF
t3 0-0 0 1-- CHC R. Santo S. Carlton 6% 60% Walk; Williams to 2B
t3 0-0 0 12- O CHC E. Banks S. Carlton -0% 60% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Williams to 3B; Santo to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -23 R CHC R. Hundley S. Carlton 6% 66% Fielder's Choice 3B; Williams Scores; Santo stays at 2B; Hundley to 1B
t3 1-0 1 12- O CHC J. Hickman S. Carlton -3% 62% Flyball: CF; Santo to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 CHC D. Young S. Carlton 2% 64% Walk; Hundley to 2B
t3 1-0 2 123 O CHC F. Jenkins S. Carlton -7% 58% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- STL S. Carlton F. Jenkins -8% 50% Double to RF
b3 0-1 0 -2- O STL L. Brock F. Jenkins 5% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 -2- O STL C. Flood F. Jenkins 4% 59% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-1 2 -2- O STL V. Pinson F. Jenkins 4% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
t4 1-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger S. Carlton 4% 67% Walk
t4 1-0 0 1-- OO CHC G. Beckert S. Carlton -7% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O CHC B. Williams S. Carlton -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O STL J. Torre F. Jenkins 3% 62% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 0-1 1 --- O STL T. McCarver F. Jenkins 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O STL M. Shannon F. Jenkins 1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 4-5-6
t5 1-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo S. Carlton -2% 63% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 1 --- O CHC E. Banks S. Carlton -2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- CHC R. Hundley S. Carlton 1% 62% Single to CF
t5 1-0 2 1-- O CHC J. Hickman S. Carlton -2% 60% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O STL J. Javier F. Jenkins 3% 63% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-1 1 --- STL D. Maxvill F. Jenkins -4% 60% Walk
b5 0-1 1 1-- STL S. Carlton F. Jenkins -6% 54% Single to CF; Maxvill to 2B
b5 0-1 1 12- O STL L. Brock F. Jenkins 6% 60% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Maxvill to 3B
b5 0-1 2 1-3 O STL C. Flood F. Jenkins 8% 67% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 8-9-1
t6 1-0 0 --- O CHC D. Young S. Carlton -2% 65% Strikeout
t6 1-0 1 --- O CHC F. Jenkins S. Carlton -2% 63% Strikeout
t6 1-0 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger S. Carlton -1% 62% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
b6 0-1 0 --- O STL V. Pinson F. Jenkins 4% 66% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-1 1 --- O STL J. Torre F. Jenkins 3% 69% Groundout: SS-1B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b6 0-1 2 --- O STL T. McCarver F. Jenkins 2% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 2-3-4
t7 1-0 0 --- CHC G. Beckert S. Carlton 4% 74% Single to RF
t7 1-0 0 1-- OO CHC B. Williams S. Carlton -7% 67% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t7 1-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo S. Carlton -1% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 6-7-8
b7 0-1 0 --- O STL M. Shannon F. Jenkins 5% 71% Single to 3B; Shannon out at 2B/3B-1B-2B
Jim Qualls replaces Glenn Beckert playing 2B batting 2nd
Joe Hague pinch hits for Julian Javier (2B) batting 7th
b7 0-1 1 --- O STL J. Hague F. Jenkins 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-1 2 --- O STL D. Maxvill F. Jenkins 2% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 5-6-7
Steve Huntz replaces Joe Hague (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
Phil Gagliano replaces Mike Shannon playing 3B batting 6th
t8 1-0 0 --- O CHC E. Banks S. Carlton -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-0 1 --- CHC R. Hundley S. Carlton 2% 76% Single to RF
t8 1-0 1 1-- CHC J. Hickman S. Carlton 3% 79% Single to LF; Hundley to 2B
t8 1-0 1 12- O CHC D. Young S. Carlton -4% 76% Strikeout
t8 1-0 2 12- O CHC F. Jenkins S. Carlton -4% 72% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
Bill White pinch hits for Steve Carlton (P) batting 9th
b8 0-1 0 --- O STL B. White F. Jenkins 6% 78% Flyball: LF
b8 0-1 1 --- O STL L. Brock F. Jenkins 4% 82% Strikeout Looking
b8 0-1 2 --- O STL C. Flood F. Jenkins 3% 85% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Mike Torrez facing 1-2-3
Mike Torrez replaces Bill White (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger M. Torrez 2% 87% Single to P/Bunt
t9 1-0 0 1-- O CHC J. Qualls M. Torrez -2% 85% Strikeout
t9 1-0 1 1-- OO CHC B. Williams M. Torrez -3% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
b9 0-1 0 --- O STL V. Pinson F. Jenkins 8% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b9 0-1 1 --- O STL J. Torre F. Jenkins 6% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-1 2 --- O STL T. McCarver F. Jenkins 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.

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