San Francisco Giants 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 30
Played on Wednesday, May 15, 1968 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  6  2
SF  N    2  1  0    0  0  4    0  0  x  -   7 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Miller rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn lf                       4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Staub 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   2
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   3       0   0       2   1
Bateman c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Brand c                     1   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Thomas ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morgan ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Giusti pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       3   8      24   5

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (6), Torres (8).
PB: Bateman (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (2,7th inning off Perry 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Davis (1,off Perry).
Team LOB: 6.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   2   1   0       0   1       1   3
Davenport 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   1       2   4
McCovey 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   0      12   1
Mays cf                       3   1   1   2       1   1       0   0
  Marshall lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Brown rf                      4   0   2   2       1   0       0   0
Hiatt c                       3   0   0   1       1   1       8   0
Johnson lf,cf                 5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Lanier ss                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Perry p                       4   1   2   0       0   2       1   2
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7  11   7       4   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Davenport-Hunt-McCovey.
E: Hunt (5).

BATTING - 
HR: Mays (7,1st inning off Lemaster 1 on 2 out).
SH: Hunt (3,off Lemaster); Davenport (5,off Blasingame); Marshall (1,off Coombs).
SF: Hiatt (1,off Ray).
HBP: McCovey (3,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(3-4)               3.2   6   3   0   2   3   1  21
Buzhardt                      1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Blasingame                    0.1   3   4   4   1   1   0   6
Ray                           1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Coombs                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8    11   7   4   4   8   1  43

HBP: Lemaster (1,McCovey).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perry W(4-2)                  8.1   6   3   2   3   7   1  34
Gibbon                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Linzy SV(4)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   3   2   3   8   1  36


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 4310


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Davis               cf        Hunt                2b
2. Miller              rf        Davenport           3b
3. Wynn                lf        McCovey             1b
4. Staub               1b        Mays                cf
5. Menke               2b        Brown               rf
6. Rader               3b        Hiatt               c
7. Bateman             c         Johnson             lf
8. Torres              ss        Lanier              ss
9. Lemaster            p         Perry               p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis singled; Miller popped to third in foul
territory; Wynn struck out; Staub singled to left [Davis to
second]; Menke struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt reached on an error by Torres; Davenport lined
to third; McCovey flied out to center; Mays homered (unearned)
[Hunt scored (unearned)]; Brown singled to left; Hiatt walked
[Brown to second]; Johnson popped to third in foul territory; 2
R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (second to first); Bateman
grounded out (first unassisted); Torres grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 2ND: Lanier singled; Bateman allowed a passed ball
[Lanier to second]; On a bunt Perry struck out; Hunt struck out;
Davenport singled to right [Lanier scored (unearned), Davenport
to second (on throw to home)]; McCovey flied out to left; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to first); Davis was
called out on strikes; Miller grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Mays walked; Brown flied out to right; Hiatt flied
out to right; Johnson singled to left [Mays to second]; Lanier
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Staub lined to
third; Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Perry singled to right; Hunt out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Perry to second]; Davenport was called out on
strikes; McCovey was hit by a pitch; BUZHARDT REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); Mays grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman
flied out to left; Torres flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 5TH: BRAND REPLACED BATEMAN (PLAYING C ); Brown reached
on an error by Rader; Hiatt struck out; Johnson made an out to
second; Lanier forced Brown (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: MORGAN BATTED FOR BUZHARDT; Morgan walked; GIUSTI
RAN FOR MORGAN; Davis grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Giusti out at second]; Miller grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Perry
singled; Hunt singled to left [Perry to second]; Davenport
reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Hunt to
second, Perry to third]; McCovey walked [Perry scored, Hunt to
third, Davenport to second]; Mays was called out on strikes;
Brown singled to center [McCovey to third, Davenport scored,
Hunt scored]; RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Hiatt hit a
sacrifice fly to left [McCovey scored]; Johnson was called out
on strikes; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 7.

ASTROS 7TH: MARSHALL REPLACED MAYS (PLAYING LF); JOHNSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Wynn singled; Staub reached on an error
by Hunt [Wynn to third]; Menke made an out to shortstop; Rader
homered [Wynn scored, Staub scored (unearned)]; Brand grounded
out (pitcher to first); Torres made an out to first; 3 R (2 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 7.

GIANTS 7TH: Lanier singled to left; Perry struck out; Hunt
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Lanier to second]; Davenport
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Giants 7.

ASTROS 8TH: MURRELL BATTED FOR RAY; Murrell struck out; Davis
was called out on strikes; Miller singled to right; Wynn struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 7.

GIANTS 8TH: COOMBS REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); McCovey singled;
Marshall out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [McCovey to
second]; Brown walked; Hiatt flied out to right; Johnson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub walked; Menke struck out; Rader singled to
center [Staub to second]; Brand walked [Staub to third, Rader to
second]; THOMAS BATTED FOR TORRES; GIBBON REPLACED PERRY
(PITCHING); ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR THOMAS; Aspromonte struck out;
GOTAY BATTED FOR COOMBS; LINZY REPLACED GIBBON (PITCHING); Gotay
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   2    6
 Giants           7  11   1   12


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