San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Thursday, May 16, 1968 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  0
SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  x  -   3  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Wynn lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       9   0
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Gotay 2b                      3   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Adlesh c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Morgan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1       1   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Gotay-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (10,off Marichal).
GDP: Wilson (1,off Marichal).
Team LOB: 4.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Cline cf                      3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Mays cf                     1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Marshall lf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
McCovey 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   0      10   1
Brown rf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou rf                     2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Hiatt c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Johnson 3b                    2   1   0   0       1   0       0   3
Lanier ss                     3   0   1   2       0   0       2   5
Marichal p                    3   0   0   0       0   3       2   1
Totals                       28   3   6   3       2   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lanier-Hunt-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Lanier (4,off Wilson).
SH: Alou (1,off Wilson).
HBP: Brown (1,by Wilson).
GDP: Hiatt (2,off Wilson).
IBB: Johnson (1,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brown (1,2nd base off Wilson/Adlesh); Mays (2,2nd base off Coombs/Adlesh).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(3-3)                 7     4   3   3   2   4   0  27
Ray                           0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Coombs                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     6   3   3   2   5   0  32

Ray faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Wilson (1,Brown).
IBB: Wilson (2,Johnson).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal W(6-2)               9     5   1   1   1   6   0  32


Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 4224


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Menke was
called out on strikes; Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt flied out to left; Cline grounded out (third to
first); Marshall grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub grounded out (second to first); Miller
grounded out (first unassisted); Rader flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey made an out to second; Brown was hit by a
pitch; Hiatt flied out to center; Brown stole second; Johnson
made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: ALOU REPLACED BROWN (PLAYING RF); Gotay singled;
Adlesh forced Gotay (third to second); Wilson struck out
(catcher to first); Davis walked [Adlesh to second]; Menke
forced Davis (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Lanier popped to catcher in foul territory; Marichal
struck out; Hunt grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn struck out; Staub singled to center; Miller
flied out to center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Cline singled to center; Marshall singled to center
[Cline to third]; McCovey grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Marshall to second]; Alou singled to right [Marshall to third,
Cline scored]; Hiatt grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Alou out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gotay singled; Adlesh was called out on strikes;
Wilson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Gotay out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Johnson made an out to third; Lanier flied out to
center; Marichal struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Hunt popped to first in foul territory; Cline
grounded out (pitcher to first); Marshall flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 7TH: MAYS REPLACED CLINE (PLAYING CF); Staub grounded out
(pitcher to first); Miller made an out to shortstop; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey walked; Alou out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [McCovey to second]; Hiatt struck out;
Johnson was walked intentionally; Lanier doubled to center
[Johnson scored, McCovey scored]; Marichal struck out; 2 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Gotay flied out to left; Adlesh grounded out (third
to first); MORGAN BATTED FOR WILSON; Morgan grounded out (first
to second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: RAY REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING); Hunt singled to
right; Mays singled [Hunt to second]; COOMBS REPLACED RAY
(PITCHING); Marshall struck out; McCovey flied out to right
[Hunt to third]; Mays stole second; Alou grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis flied out to center; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); On a bunt Wynn singled; Staub doubled
[Wynn scored]; Miller grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   0    4
 Giants           3   6   0    5


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