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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ADavis 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 0Totals30 1 4 1 1 11 24 8FIELDING -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 MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABosch 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 3Totals31 3 4 2 2 7 27 8BATTING -2B:Goossen (1,off Lemaster).IBB:Grote (4,by Lemaster).Team LOB:6.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLemaster L(1-2) 7 4 3 0 1 7 0 29 Buzhardt 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4Totals8 4 3 0 2 7 0 33WP:Lemaster (1).IBB:Lemaster (3,Grote).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKoosman W(3-0) 9 4 1 1 1 11 0 31Umpires:HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris PelekoudasTime of Game:2:09Attendance: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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