Houston Astros 8, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 13
Played on Saturday, April 27, 1968 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  6    1  0  0  -   8  9  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  7  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      5   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Wynn lf                       3   2   2   2       2   0       2   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   0   0       1   2       2   3
Rader 1b                      5   2   3   2       0   1      12   1
Bateman c                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   0       1   0       2   6
Giusti p                      4   1   1   2       0   0       3   2
Totals                       38   8   9   7       6   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Rader.
E: Torres (4).
PB: Bateman (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (1,off Nye); Staub (6,off Nye); Torres (3,off Lamabe).
3B: Rader (1,off Lamabe).
HR: Wynn (1,4th inning off Nye 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Aspromonte (4,by Nye).
Team LOB: 9.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Beckert 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Williams lf                   4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      14   0
Johnson rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Phillips cf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Tiefenauer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spangler ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nye p                         2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stoneman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamabe p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Arcia ph,cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       1   1      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Kessinger (3), Santo (4), Johnson (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Kessinger (2,off Giusti).
GDP: Nye (1,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Williams (1,2nd base off Giusti/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(2-1)                 9     7   1   1   1   1   0  35


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nye L(0-2)                    5.1   4   5   5   2   4   1  24
Stoneman                      0.1   2   2   2   1   0   0   4
Lamabe                        2.1   3   1   1   3   1   0  13
Tiefenauer                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   8   8   6   6   1  44

IBB: Nye (1,Aspromonte).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Al Barlick
Ejections: CHI Manager Leo Durocher by Al Barlick [Doctored ball
(Spit ball)]
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 11997


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Davis               cf        Kessinger           ss
2. Menke               2b        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                lf        Williams            lf
4. Staub               rf        Santo               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Banks               1b
6. Rader               1b        Johnson             rf
7. Bateman             c         Hundley             c
8. Torres              ss        Phillips            cf
9. Giusti              p         Nye                 p

ASTROS 1ST: Cubs Manager Leo Durocher ejected by 3B umpire Al
Barlick for protesting an automatic ball called on Rich Nye on
the third pitch of the game; a total of six balls were called
during the game on various pitchers; Davis was called out on
strikes; Menke flied out to left; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams singled to right;
Santo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub struck out; Aspromonte grounded out (first
unassisted); Rader doubled to right; Bateman grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks flied out to left; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hundley grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres lined to third; Giusti grounded out
(shortstop to first); Davis reached on an error by Santo [Davis
to first]; Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Phillips reached on an error by Torres [Phillips to
first]; Nye grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Phillips out at second]; Kessinger lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn homered; Staub flied out to right; Aspromonte
struck out; Rader lined to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Beckert singled to left; Williams singled to left
[Beckert to third]; Williams stole second; Santo struck out;
Banks popped to second; Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
grounded out (third to first); Giusti reached on an error by
Kessinger [Giusti to first]; Davis grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hundley grounded out (shortstop to first); Phillips
grounded out (third to first); Nye popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke struck out; Wynn walked; Staub doubled to
right [Wynn to third]; Aspromonte was walked intentionally;
Rader singled to center [Wynn scored, Staub scored, Aspromonte
to third]; STONEMAN REPLACED NYE (PITCHING); Bateman popped to
first; Torres walked [Rader to second]; Giusti singled to center
[Aspromonte scored, Rader scored, Torres to third]; Davis
singled to left [Torres scored, Giusti to second]; LAMABE
REPLACED STONEMAN (PITCHING); Menke walked [Giusti to third,
Davis to second]; Wynn walked [Giusti scored, Davis to third,
Menke to second]; Staub grounded out (second to first); 6 R, 4
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger tripled to right; Beckert popped to pitcher;
Williams grounded out (first unassisted) [Kessinger scored];
Santo singled to left; Banks grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte was called out on strikes; Rader tripled
to right [Rader scored (error by Johnson) (no RBI)]; Bateman
grounded out (second to first); Torres doubled to right; Giusti
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Johnson popped to second; Hundley popped to shortstop;
Phillips popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs
1.

ASTROS 8TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke flied
out to center; Wynn singled to left; Staub walked [Wynn to
second]; Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: ARCIA BATTED FOR LAMABE; Arcia grounded out (shortstop
to first); Kessinger walked; Bateman allowed a passed ball
[Kessinger to second]; Beckert flied out to center; Williams
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 9TH: TIEFENAUER REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); ARCIA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Rader struck out; Bateman grounded
out (third to first); Torres grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Banks flied
out to center; Johnson singled to left; Hundley singled to
center [Johnson to second]; SPANGLER BATTED FOR TIEFENAUER;
Spangler grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Cubs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8   9   1    9
 Cubs             1   7   3    7


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