Houston Astros 1, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Wednesday, May 22, 1968 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   1      10   1
Thomas rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Adlesh c                      2   0   1   0       1   1       8   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Giusti p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Totals                       31   1   5   1       1   7      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (2,off Maloney); Davis (5,off Maloney).
SH: Aspromonte (3,off Maloney).
IBB: Adlesh (1,by Maloney).
Team LOB: 5.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
A. Johnson lf                 3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Pinson cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
May 1b                        3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Bench c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Cardenas ss                   1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Johnson ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maloney p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Whitfield ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   2   0       4   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Cardenas (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Pinson (8,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: May (1,2nd base off Giusti/Adlesh).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(4-4)                 9     2   0   0   4   7   0  32

WP: Giusti (2).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maloney L(3-3)                8     5   1   1   1   7   0  30
Lee                           1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   1   1   1   7   0  33

IBB: Maloney (2,Adlesh).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 3490


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Davis struck out; Menke flied out to center; Staub
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; A. Johnson flied out to right; Pinson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn doubled
to right; Aspromonte struck out; Adlesh was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez popped to second; May walked; May stole second;
Giusti threw a wild pitch [May to third]; Bench struck out;
Helms struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres popped to second; Giusti grounded out
(shortstop to first); Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Cardenas grounded out (shortstop to first); Maloney
walked; Rose flied out to right; A. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to center; Staub popped to second;
Thomas popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Pinson popped to pitcher; Perez flied out to right;
May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte
struck out; Adlesh singled to shortstop; Torres flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); Helms grounded
out (second to first); Cardenas walked; Maloney grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis
doubled to center; Menke grounded out (second to first) [Davis
to third]; Staub singled to center [Davis scored]; Thomas struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Rose flied out to center; A. Johnson walked; Pinson
forced A. Johnson (first to shortstop); Perez flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn singled to shortstop; Aspromonte out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wynn to third (error by
Cardenas)]; Adlesh was walked intentionally; Torres flied out to
center; Giusti flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: May popped to first; Bench struck out; Helms grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Davis grounded out (third to first); Menke grounded
out (third to first); Staub popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: JONES BATTED FOR CARDENAS; Jones popped to catcher in
foul territory; WHITFIELD BATTED FOR MALONEY; Whitfield struck
out; Rose singled to left [Rose out at second (left to second)];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 9TH: LEE REPLACED WHITFIELD (PITCHING); B. JOHNSON
REPLACED JONES (PLAYING SS); Thomas grounded out (second to
first); Wynn flied out to center; Aspromonte grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: A. Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Pinson
doubled to center; Perez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Pinson
to third]; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   0    5
 Reds             0   2   1    5


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