Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Tuesday, May 21, 1968 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  1  5    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   8 17  0
CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Menke 2b                      4   1   2   0       1   0       1   1
Staub 1b                      5   2   3   1       0   0       5   1
Thomas rf                     5   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn lf                       4   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   2   2       0   0       2   1
Adlesh c                      5   1   2   3       0   0      13   0
Torres ss                     5   0   3   1       0   0       3   1
Dierker p                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                       41   8  17   8       2   4      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (11,off Pappas); Adlesh (1,off Lee).
SF: Aspromonte (1,off Lee).
HBP: Davis (4,by Pappas).
GDP: Aspromonte (7,off Abernathy).
IBB: Wynn (4,by Lee).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Menke (4,2nd base by McCool/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
A. Johnson lf                 4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Perez 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   2       4   4
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Pinson cf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Bench c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Cardenas ss                   4   0   1   0       0   3       1   0
Pappas p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davidson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Queen ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCool p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelso p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitfield ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       1  12      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Helms-May.
E: A. Johnson (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (10,off Dierker); Bench (11,off Dierker).
HBP: Perez (1,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(4-6)                9     7   2   2   1  12   0  36

HBP: Dierker (4,Perez).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas L(2-4)                 2     5   4   4   0   1   0  12
Lee                           0.2   3   2   2   1   0   0   6
Davidson                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
McCool                        1.1   5   1   1   0   0   0   7
Kelso                         2.2   2   1   0   0   2   0  11
Abernathy                     2     2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9    17   8   7   2   4   0  45

Pappas faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
HBP: Pappas (2,Davis).
IBB: Lee (5,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 4273


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Davis popped to second; Menke lined to second; Staub
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled to left; A. Johnson grounded out (pitcher
to first); Perez singled to center [Rose scored, Perez to second
(on throw to home)]; May flied out to center; Pinson flied out
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas singled to right; Wynn grounded out (third to
first) [Thomas to second]; Aspromonte grounded out (second to
first) [Thomas to third]; Adlesh singled to left [Thomas
scored]; Torres singled to center [Adlesh to second]; Dierker
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench struck out; Helms popped to shortstop; Cardenas
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis was hit by a pitch; Menke singled to left
[Davis to second]; Staub doubled to right [Davis scored, Menke
to third]; LEE REPLACED PAPPAS (PITCHING); Thomas popped to
third in foul territory; Wynn was walked intentionally;
Aspromonte hit a sacrifice fly to right [Menke scored, Staub to
third, Wynn to second]; Adlesh doubled to left [Staub scored,
Wynn scored]; Torres singled to center [Adlesh scored]; Dierker
singled to center [Torres to second]; DAVIDSON REPLACED LEE
(PITCHING); Davis flied out to left; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: QUEEN BATTED FOR DAVIDSON; On a bunt Queen made an out
to third; Rose struck out; A. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: MCCOOL REPLACED QUEEN (PITCHING); Menke singled to
center; Menke was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Staub singled to center; Thomas singled to center [Staub out at
third (center to third), Thomas to second (on throw to 3b)];
Wynn flied out to right; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Perez struck out; May singled to center; Pinson
grounded out (second to first) [May to second]; Bench grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte singled to center; Adlesh flied out to
left; Torres singled to center [Aspromonte to second]; KELSO
REPLACED MCCOOL (PITCHING); Dierker popped to third; Davis
singled to center [Aspromonte scored, Torres to second]; Menke
popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Helms singled to left; Cardenas singled to center
[Helms to second]; Kelso grounded out (pitcher to first) [Helms
to third, Cardenas to second]; Rose was called out on strikes;
A. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub reached on an error by A. Johnson [Staub to
second]; Thomas grounded out (second to first) [Staub to third];
Wynn struck out; Aspromonte singled to center [Staub scored
(unearned)]; Adlesh grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Perez was hit by a pitch; May popped to first; Pinson
popped to shortstop; Bench forced Perez (shortstop to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Torres flied out to center; Dierker popped to
catcher in foul territory; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Helms popped to shortstop; Cardenas struck out;
WHITFIELD BATTED FOR KELSO; Whitfield was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED WHITFIELD (PITCHING); Menke
walked; Staub singled to right [Menke to second]; Thomas singled
to first [Menke to third, Staub to second]; Wynn struck out;
Aspromonte grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Thomas out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8,
Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Rose grounded out (first to pitcher); A. Johnson
singled to left; Perez struck out; May lined to third; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Adlesh grounded out (second to first); Torres
grounded out (third to first); Dierker grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: Pinson walked; Bench doubled to center [Pinson
scored]; Helms popped to catcher in foul territory; Cardenas
struck out; JONES BATTED FOR ABERNATHY; Jones struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  17   0   10
 Reds             2   7   1    7


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