Los Angeles Dodgers 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 33
Played on Saturday, May 18, 1968 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   1  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brand c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       3   3
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   3
Thomas rf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Murrell pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Giusti p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Totals                       32   0   5   0       2   6      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Torres (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (1,off Drysdale).
IBB: Aspromonte (6,by Drysdale).
Team LOB: 7.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Parker 1b                     3   1   2   0       0   0      15   0
Davis cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fairly rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Haller c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Colavito lf                   2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Fairey lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Versalles ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   8
Popovich 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Drysdale p                    3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       27   1   5   0       1   4      27  15

BATTING - 
SH: Davis (3,off Giusti); Parker (7,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Boyer (1,2nd base off Giusti/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(3-4)                 8     5   1   0   1   4   0  30


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drysdale W(3-3)               9     5   0   0   2   6   0  34

IBB: Drysdale (3,Aspromonte).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 19630


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Brand               c         Parker              1b
2. Menke               2b        Davis               cf
3. Staub               1b        Fairly              rf
4. Thomas              rf        Boyer               3b
5. Wynn                cf        Haller              c
6. Aspromonte          3b        Colavito            lf
7. Watson              lf        Versalles           ss
8. Torres              ss        Popovich            2b
9. Giusti              p         Drysdale            p

ASTROS 1ST: Brand grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
struck out; Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Parker grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis
grounded out (second to first); Fairly was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas walked; Wynn struck out; Aspromonte was
called out on strikes; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Boyer was called out on strikes; Haller grounded
out (second to first); Colavito walked; Versalles grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); Giusti
struck out; Brand made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Popovich grounded out (pitcher to first); Drysdale
grounded out (third to first); Parker singled to center; Davis
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Staub grounded
out (first unassisted); Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Fairly grounded out (third to first); Boyer flied
out to right; Haller grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn singled to second; Aspromonte grounded out
(second to first) [Wynn to second]; Watson grounded out (third
to first); Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Colavito flied out to center; Versalles struck out;
Popovich singled to center; Drysdale struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Brand
flied out to right; Menke singled to left; Staub grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Parker singled to center; Davis out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Parker to second]; Fairly grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Parker to third]; Boyer reached on an error
by Torres [Parker scored (unearned) (no RBI), Boyer to first];
Boyer stole second; Haller flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Thomas singled to right; Wynn forced Thomas
(shortstop to second); Aspromonte grounded out (first
unassisted) [Wynn to second]; Watson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Colavito flied out to left; Versalles lined to
right; Popovich grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 8TH: FAIREY REPLACED COLAVITO (PLAYING LF); Torres flied
out to left; Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Brand
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 8TH: Drysdale singled to center; Parker out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Drysdale to second]; Davis
lined to second; Fairly singled to center [Drysdale out at home
(center to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke struck out; Staub singled to second; Thomas
forced Staub (second to shortstop); MURRELL RAN FOR THOMAS; Wynn
doubled to left [Murrell to third]; Aspromonte was walked
intentionally; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    7
 Dodgers          1   5   0    5


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