Houston Astros 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Saturday, May 25, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   3  9  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Versalles ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       2   5
Parker lf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Boyer 1b                      4   1   3   0       0   0       8   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   2   1       1   0       1   1
Fairly rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Popovich 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
Haller c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Kekich p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Savage ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Purdin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Alcaraz ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   1       3   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Popovich-Versalles-Boyer, Popovich-Versalles-Boyer.

BATTING - 
2B: Boyer (1,off Cuellar).
IBB: Bailey (2,by Cuellar).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      3   1   2   1       1   1       4   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
Wynn rf                       2   0   0   0       2   2       0   0
Staub 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0      14   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   2   0       1   0       0   4
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Brand c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Torres ss                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   5
Cuellar p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       28   3   9   3       6   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Cuellar (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (3,off Kekich); Torres (4,off Purdin); Davis (6,off Purdin); Staub
(12,off Purdin); Watson (1,off Purdin).
SH: Menke (2,off Kekich); Cuellar (1,off Purdin).
GDP: Staub (1,off Kekich); Brand (1,off Kekich).
IBB: Aspromonte (7,by Purdin); Torres (1,by Purdin).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kekich                        6     5   1   1   4   5   0  25
Purdin L(1-2)                 2     4   2   2   2   1   0  11
Totals                        8     9   3   3   6   6   0  36

WP: Purdin (2).
BK: Kekich 2 (2).
IBB: Purdin 2 (6,Aspromonte,Torres).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar W(2-1)                9     6   2   1   3   6   0  36

IBB: Cuellar (1,Bailey).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 25298


Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Davis grounded out (first to pitcher); Versalles
grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker walked; Boyer singled
to center [Parker to third]; Bailey singled to center [Parker
scored, Boyer to second]; Fairly was called out on strikes; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis singled to left; Menke out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Davis to second]; Kekich balked [Davis to
third]; Wynn walked; Staub grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Popovich popped to catcher in foul territory;
Haller grounded out (shortstop to first); Kekich grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

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

DODGERS 3RD: Davis flied out to center; Versalles grounded out
(second to first); Parker flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres flied out to right; Cuellar flied out to
left; Davis walked; Kekich balked [Davis to second]; Menke
doubled to center [Davis scored]; Wynn walked; Staub walked
[Menke to third, Wynn to second]; Aspromonte forced Staub
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros
1.

DODGERS 4TH: Boyer singled to center; Bailey singled to pitcher
[Boyer scored (error by Cuellar) (unearned) (no RBI), Bailey to
third]; Fairly was called out on strikes; Popovich grounded out
(third to first); Haller was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Brand
flied out to center; Torres struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Kekich grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis
grounded out (first unassisted); Versalles struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cuellar struck out; Davis struck out; Menke singled
to catcher; Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Parker flied out to center; Boyer grounded out
(third to first); Bailey grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub popped to first in foul territory; Aspromonte
singled to left; Watson struck out; Brand grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Fairly grounded out (first unassisted); Popovich
walked; Haller singled to left [Popovich to second]; SAVAGE
BATTED FOR KEKICH; Savage struck out; Davis lined to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PURDIN REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Torres doubled to
left; Cuellar out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Torres to third]; Davis doubled to left [Torres scored]; Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Davis to third]; Wynn struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Versalles struck out; Parker grounded out (third to
first); Boyer doubled to left; Bailey was walked intentionally;
Fairly grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Staub doubled to left; Aspromonte was walked
intentionally; Staub was picked off second (pitcher to second);
Watson doubled to center [Aspromonte scored]; Purdin threw a
wild pitch [Watson to third]; Brand grounded out (second to
first); Torres was walked intentionally; Cuellar popped to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 3.

DODGERS 9TH: Popovich flied out to center; Haller grounded out
(second to first); ALCARAZ BATTED FOR PURDIN; Alcaraz grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          2   6   0    7
 Astros           3   9   1    9


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