Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Sunday, May 5, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Jackson ss                    5   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Francona 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0      10   1
Boyer 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       3   4
Millan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Lum lf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Martinez c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
K. Johnson p                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Boyer.

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (4,off Giusti).
3B: Francona (1,off Giusti); Millan (1,off Giusti).
GDP: H. Aaron (2,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (2,2nd base off Giusti/King); Jackson (2,2nd base off Giusti/King).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Miller rf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Wynn lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      11   3
King c                        3   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Menke ss                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   6
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gotay 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   6
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   0   2   0       2   4      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Gotay-Staub.
E: King (3).
PB: King (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Miller (3,off K. Johnson).
HBP: Davis 2 (3,by K. Johnson 2).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (3,2nd base by K. Johnson/Martinez).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
K. Johnson W(1-2)             8.2   2   0   0   2   4   0  30
Raymond SV(3)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     2   0   0   2   4   0  31

HBP: K. Johnson 2 (6,Davis 2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(2-2)                 8     6   2   1   3   4   0  33
Coombs                        1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     8   2   1   3   6   0  38


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 13685


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Davis               cf
2. Jackson             ss        Miller              rf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                lf
4. Francona            1b        Staub               1b
5. Boyer               3b        King                c
6. Millan              2b        Menke               ss
7. Lum                 lf        Aspromonte          3b
8. Martinez            c         Gotay               2b
9. K. Johnson          p         Giusti              p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou struck out but advanced to first on a passed
ball; Alou stole second; Jackson singled [Alou scored
(unearned)]; H. Aaron grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Jackson out at second]; Francona walked; Boyer
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis was hit by a pitch; Miller struck out; Wynn
hit into a double play (third unassisted) [Davis out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Millan out on an unknown play; Lum out on an unknown
play; Martinez singled; K. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub out on an unknown play; King struck out; Menke
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
0.

BRAVES 3RD: Alou out on an unknown play; Jackson out on an
unknown play; H. Aaron out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte out on an unknown play; Gotay out on an
unknown play; Giusti out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Francona out on an unknown play; Boyer singled;
Millan out on an unknown play; Lum out on an unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis struck out; Miller out on an unknown play;
Wynn singled; Wynn was caught stealing second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Martinez out on an unknown play; K. Johnson out on
an unknown play; Alou out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub out on an unknown play; King struck out; Menke
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
0.

BRAVES 6TH: Jackson out on an unknown play; H. Aaron out on an
unknown play; Francona tripled; Boyer out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte out on an unknown play; Gotay out on an
unknown play; Giusti out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Millan tripled; Lum struck out; Martinez reached on
a fielder's choice [Millan out at home (shortstop to catcher)];
K. Johnson out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis was hit by a pitch; Miller out on a sacrifice
bunt [Davis to second]; Wynn out on an unknown play; Staub out
on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Alou walked; Jackson reached on a fielder's choice
[Alou out at second]; Jackson stole second [Jackson to third
(error by King)]; H. Aaron doubled to left [Jackson scored];
Francona out on an unknown play; Boyer walked; Millan out on an
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: King out on an unknown play; Menke walked;
Aspromonte singled [Menke to second]; Gotay flied to left;
THOMAS BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Thomas out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: COOMBS REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Lum struck out;
Martinez struck out; K. Johnson singled; Alou singled [K.
Johnson to second]; Jackson out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis out on an unknown play; Miller out on an
unknown play; Wynn walked; 14 pitch at bat; RAYMOND
REPLACED K. JOHNSON (PITCHING); Staub out on an unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   0    9
 Astros           0   2   1    4


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