New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 11
Played on Tuesday, April 23, 1968 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  4
NY  N    0  0  1    0  0  2    0  0  x  -   3  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Rader 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Staub rf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   1       0   1       1   5
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Murrell lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       1  11      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (2), Staub (1), Lemaster 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (2,off Koosman); Staub (5,off Koosman).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Menke (1,2nd base by Koosman/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bosch cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Agee cf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Linz 2b                       4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Jones lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Swoboda rf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Charles 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Goossen 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       5   1
  Kranepool 1b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grote c                       2   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
Harrelson ss                  3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Koosman p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                       31   3   4   2       2   7      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Goossen (1,off Lemaster).
IBB: Grote (4,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(1-2)               7     4   3   0   1   7   0  29
Buzhardt                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     4   3   0   2   7   0  33

WP: Lemaster (1).
IBB: Lemaster (3,Grote).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman W(3-0)                9     4   1   1   1  11   0  31


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 3581


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Davis               cf        Bosch               cf
2. Menke               2b        Linz                2b
3. Rader               1b        Jones               lf
4. Staub               rf        Swoboda             rf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Charles             3b
6. Bateman             c         Goossen             1b
7. Murrell             lf        Grote               c
8. Torres              ss        Harrelson           ss
9. Lemaster            p         Koosman             p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (third to first); Menke walked;
Menke was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Bosch popped to second; Linz flied to center; Jones
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub singled to right; Aspromonte struck out;
Bateman flied to center; Murrell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Swoboda grounded out (third to first); Charles singled
to center; Goossen doubled to center [Charles to third]; Grote
was walked intentionally; Harrelson was called out on strikes;
Koosman struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres popped to second; Lemaster struck out; Davis
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Bosch grounded out (shortstop to first); Linz reached
on an error by Rader; Lemaster threw a wild pitch [Linz to
second]; Jones grounded out (third to first); Swoboda singled to
center [Linz scored (unearned)]; Charles grounded out (third to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke singled to right; Rader forced Menke (pitcher
to shortstop); Staub forced Rader (first to shortstop);
Aspromonte doubled to left [Staub scored]; Bateman grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Goossen popped to third in foul territory; Grote flied
to right; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Murrell flied to center; Torres struck out; Lemaster
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Koosman grounded out (third to first); Bosch popped to
catcher in foul territory; Linz grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis flied to left; Menke struck out; Rader lined
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Swoboda
reached on an error by Lemaster; Charles reached on an error by
Lemaster [Charles to third (error by Staub), Swoboda scored
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Goossen singled to right [Charles scored
(unearned)]; Grote popped to catcher in foul territory;
Harrelson was called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 3 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub doubled to left; Aspromonte grounded out
(pitcher to first); Bateman was called out on strikes; Murrell
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Koosman struck out; Bosch was called out on strikes;
Linz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: AGEE REPLACED BOSCH (PLAYING CF); Torres grounded
out (shortstop to first); GOTAY BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Gotay
struck out; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 3.

METS 8TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Jones popped to
first; Swoboda walked; Charles flied to right; Goossen popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

ASTROS 9TH: KRANEPOOL REPLACED GOOSSEN (PLAYING 1B); Menke flied
to right; Rader was called out on strikes; Staub flied to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   4    3
 Mets             3   4   0    6


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