Houston Astros 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Regular Season Game 35
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, May 19, 1968 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  0
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brand c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Menke 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   1       5   5
Staub 1b                      4   1   0   0       1   1       9   0
Thomas rf                     3   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Watson lf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Cuellar p                     4   0   1   0       0   3       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       6   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Aspromonte-Menke-Staub, Menke-Torres-Staub.

BATTING - 
HR: Thomas (1,4th inning off Kekich 0 on 0 out).
SH: Brand (2,off Kekich); Thomas (1,off Billingham).
GDP: Watson (1,off Grant).
IBB: Wynn (3,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brand (1,2nd base by Kekich/Haller).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Parker 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      11   1
Savage lf                     3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Colavito rf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   2       0   2
Haller c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       6   3
Alcaraz 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       5   1
Popovich ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   7
Grant p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kekich p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fairey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aguirre p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Purdin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fairly ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   6   1       6   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Popovich-Alcaraz-Parker.

BATTING - 
2B: Savage (1,off Cuellar).
SH: Kekich (2,off Cuellar).
SF: Haller (1,off Cuellar).
GDP: Alcaraz (1,off Cuellar); Savage (2,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Savage (2,3rd base by Cuellar/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar W(1-1)                9     6   1   1   6   4   0  36


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grant L(2-3)                  1.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   7
Kekich                        3.1   3   1   1   2   2   1  14
Aguirre                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Billingham                    0.2   1   1   1   3   0   0   6
Purdin                        1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   3   6   7   1  39

WP: Grant (1), Aguirre (1).
IBB: Billingham (5,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 25918


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Brand               c         Davis               cf
2. Menke               2b        Parker              1b
3. Staub               1b        Savage              lf
4. Thomas              rf        Colavito            rf
5. Wynn                cf        Bailey              3b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Haller              c
7. Watson              lf        Alcaraz             2b
8. Torres              ss        Popovich            ss
9. Cuellar             p         Grant               p

ASTROS 1ST: Brand flied out to right; Menke singled to left;
Grant threw a wild pitch [Menke to second]; Staub grounded out
(catcher to first) [Menke to third]; Thomas singled to right
[Menke scored]; Wynn made an out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Davis walked; Parker singled to left [Davis to
second]; Savage struck out; Colavito popped to catcher in foul
territory; Bailey walked [Davis to third, Parker to second];
Haller popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte walked; Watson grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Aspromonte out at second];
KEKICH REPLACED GRANT (PITCHING); Torres grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Alcaraz walked; Popovich lined to right; Kekich out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Alcaraz to second]; Davis
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cuellar singled to third; Brand out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Cuellar to second]; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Staub grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Parker grounded out (shortstop to first); Savage
doubled to left; Savage was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Colavito walked; Bailey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Thomas homered; Wynn struck out; Aspromonte grounded
out (shortstop to first); Watson walked; Torres lined to right;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Haller singled to left; Alcaraz grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Haller out at second];
Popovich flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cuellar struck out; Brand singled to left; Brand was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Menke walked; Staub
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: FAIREY BATTED FOR KEKICH; Fairey grounded out
(second to first); Davis lined to right; Parker grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: AGUIRRE REPLACED FAIREY (PITCHING); Thomas struck
out; Wynn grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte singled to
third; Watson forced Aspromonte (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Savage walked; Colavito singled to right [Savage to
third]; Bailey struck out; Haller hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Savage scored]; Alcaraz forced Colavito (third to second); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Torres grounded out (third to first); Cuellar struck
out but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Brand lined to left;
Menke forced Cuellar (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Popovich popped to second; BOYER BATTED FOR
AGUIRRE; Boyer struck out; Davis grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED BOYER (PITCHING); Staub walked;
Thomas out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Staub to
second]; Wynn was walked intentionally; Aspromonte flied out to
left; Watson walked [Staub to third, Wynn to second]; Torres
singled to right [Staub scored, Wynn to third, Watson to
second]; PURDIN REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Cuellar struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 8TH: Parker walked; Savage grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Parker out at second]; Colavito
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Brand grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
struck out; Staub struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 9TH: Bailey popped to first in foul territory; Haller
made an out to shortstop; Alcaraz singled to center; Popovich
singled to center [Alcaraz to second]; FAIRLY BATTED FOR PURDIN;
Fairly made an out to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    9
 Dodgers          1   6   0    8


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