Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Monday, May 20, 1968 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  2  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   3   0       0   1       2   0
Brand c                       2   1   0   0       2   1       9   1
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   2       1   1       1   0
Staub 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       8   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Menke 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Wilson p                      4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   7   2       6  11      25   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (4,off Arrigo).
3B: Wynn (3,off Arrigo).
GDP: Watson 2 (3,off Arrigo 2); Menke (1,off Kelso).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (4,3rd base off Kelso/Bench).
CS: Davis (2,2nd base by Arrigo/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   1   2   1       0   2       1   0
A. Johnson lf                 4   0   3   2       1   0       0   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Pinson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bench c                       4   0   2   0       0   2      11   1
Helms 2b                      3   1   2   0       1   0       3   3
Cardenas ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Jones ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Arrigo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Ruiz ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Davidson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelso p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Johnson ph               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       4   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. May-Cardenas-May, Perez-Helms-May, Cardenas-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: A. Johnson (11,off Ray).
3B: Bench (1,off Wilson).
SH: B. Johnson (1,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: A. Johnson (7,2nd base off Wilson/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(3-4)                 8.1   9   3   3   4   8   0  37
Ray                           0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8.1  10   3   3   4   8   0  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo                        7     7   2   2   4  10   0  29
Davidson                      0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Kelso W(3-0)                  2     0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   2   2   6  11   0  36

Davidson faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 4072


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Davis               cf        Rose                rf
2. Brand               c         A. Johnson          lf
3. Wynn                rf        Perez               3b
4. Staub               1b        May                 1b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Pinson              cf
6. Menke               2b        Bench               c
7. Watson              lf        Helms               2b
8. Torres              ss        Cardenas            ss
9. Wilson              p         Arrigo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis singled to left; Brand popped to third; Wynn
popped to second; Staub struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; A. Johnson walked; A. Johnson stole
second; Perez flied out to right; May grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); Menke
singled to left; Watson grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Pinson flied out to left; Bench tripled to right;
Helms walked; Cardenas struck out; Arrigo struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres struck out; Wilson singled to pitcher; Davis
struck out; Brand walked [Wilson to second]; Wynn tripled to
center [Wilson scored, Brand scored]; Staub walked; Aspromonte
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose struck out; A. Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Perez popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke walked; Watson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Menke out at second]; Torres struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: May grounded out (second to first); Pinson popped to
third; Bench singled to left; Helms singled to left [Bench to
third]; Cardenas grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson struck out; Davis doubled to left; Brand
walked; Wynn struck out; Staub popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Arrigo was called out on strikes; Rose singled to
center; A. Johnson singled to center [Rose to third]; Perez
lined into a double play (shortstop to first) [A. Johnson out at
first]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
struck out; Watson singled to left; Torres grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: May flied out to center; Pinson popped to first; Bench
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Wilson struck out; Davis singled to center; Davis
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Brand was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Helms singled to left; Cardenas flied out to center;
RUIZ BATTED FOR ARRIGO; Ruiz walked [Helms to second]; Rose
forced Ruiz (first to shortstop) [Helms to third]; A. Johnson
singled to shortstop [Helms scored, Rose to second]; Perez
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVIDSON REPLACED RUIZ (PITCHING); Wynn walked;
Staub walked [Wynn to second]; KELSO REPLACED DAVIDSON
(PITCHING); Wynn stole third; Aspromonte was called out on
strikes; Menke grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: May singled to shortstop; Pinson grounded out (first
unassisted) [May to second]; Bench struck out; Helms popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
1.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Torres flied
out to right; Wilson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: JONES BATTED FOR CARDENAS; Jones walked; B. JOHNSON
BATTED FOR KELSO; B. Johnson out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Jones to second]; Rose singled to center [Jones
scored]; RAY REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); A. Johnson doubled to
left [Rose scored]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0    7
 Reds             3  10   0   10


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