Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Tuesday, May 7, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    4  2  x  -   7  6  2
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   0   0   1       1   0       1   2
Marshall lf                   4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Mays cf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       5   1
Brown rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Barton c                      1   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dietz c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lanier ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Hiatt ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oliver ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marichal p                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   7   1       4   5      24   6

BATTING - 
SH: Barton (1,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Wynn lf                       4   2   1   0       0   1       0   0
Staub 1b                      2   3   1   1       2   1       8   2
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   1       1   0       1   2
Menke ss                      4   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Gotay 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       1   2
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
Wilson p                      3   0   1   2       0   1       1   1
  Cuellar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7   6   7       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Menke (4), Gotay (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Wynn (1,off Marichal).
HR: Staub (2,5th inning off Marichal 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Staub 2 (6,by Marichal,by Linzy); Bateman (6,by Marichal); Aspromonte (5,by
Linzy).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (2,2nd base off Linzy/Dietz).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal L(4-2)               6.2   5   5   5   2   3   1  27
Linzy                         1.1   1   2   2   2   2   0   8
Totals                        8     6   7   7   4   5   1  35

WP: Linzy 2 (2).
IBB: Marichal 2 (3,Staub,Bateman); Linzy 2 (3,Staub,Aspromonte).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(3-2)                 8.1   7   1   0   4   5   0  38
Cuellar SV(1)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     7   1   0   4   5   0  40


Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 13685


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Davis               cf
2. Marshall            lf        Miller              rf
3. Mays                cf        Wynn                lf
4. McCovey             1b        Staub               1b
5. Brown               rf        Aspromonte          3b
6. Johnson             3b        Menke               ss
7. Barton              c         Gotay               2b
8. Lanier              ss        Bateman             c
9. Marichal            p         Wilson              p

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); Marshall
struck out; Mays singled; McCovey walked [Mays to second]; Brown
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis made an out to shortstop; Miller grounded out
(catcher to first); Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Johnson singled to center; Barton out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Johnson to second]; Lanier struck out;
Marichal struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub was called out on strikes; Aspromonte grounded
out (first to pitcher); Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Hunt flied out to center; Marshall singled to
center; Mays struck out; McCovey singled [Marshall to second];
Brown flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gotay flied out to center; Bateman flied out to
center; Wilson popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Johnson singled to center; Barton walked [Johnson to
second]; Lanier forced Johnson (pitcher to third) [Barton to
second]; Marichal popped to catcher in foul territory; Hunt
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis struck out; Miller grounded out (second to
first); Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Marshall grounded out (first unassisted); Mays flied
out to center; McCovey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub homered; Aspromonte grounded out (second to
first); Menke flied out to left; Gotay popped to third in foul
territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Brown singled to center; Johnson reached on an error
by Gotay [Brown to second]; On a bunt Barton singled [Johnson to
second, Brown to third]; HIATT BATTED FOR LANIER; Hiatt flied
out to center; Marichal was called out on strikes; Hunt walked
[Brown scored (unearned), Johnson to third, Barton to second];
Marshall grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: OLIVER REPLACED HIATT (PLAYING SS); Bateman flied
out to right; Wilson struck out; Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Mays grounded out (shortstop to first); McCovey
grounded out (first to pitcher); Brown flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller made an out to second; Wynn tripled to
center; Staub was walked intentionally; Aspromonte singled to
left [Staub to second, Wynn scored]; Menke flied out to right;
Gotay singled to center [Staub scored, Aspromonte to third,
Gotay to second (on throw)]; Bateman was walked intentionally;
Wilson singled [Bateman to third, Gotay scored, Aspromonte
scored]; LINZY REPLACED MARICHAL (PITCHING); Davis grounded out
(catcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); CLINE BATTED
FOR BARTON; Cline flied out to center; Oliver grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: DIETZ REPLACED CLINE (PLAYING C ); Miller struck
out; Wynn struck out but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Wynn
stole second; Staub was walked intentionally; Linzy threw a wild
pitch [Staub to second, Wynn to third]; Aspromonte was walked
intentionally; Menke singled to center [Aspromonte to second,
Staub scored, Wynn scored]; Gotay forced Aspromonte (third
unassisted) [Menke to second]; Bateman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 7.

GIANTS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR LINZY; Alou flied out to center;
Hunt reached on an error by Menke; Marshall walked [Hunt to
second]; CUELLAR REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Mays made an out to
shortstop; McCovey grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   7   0   12
 Astros           7   6   2    4


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