Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Sunday, May 26, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  1  2  -   5 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Parker 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   2      11   0
Davis cf                      5   0   3   1       0   0       4   0
Gabrielson lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Fairey pr,lf                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Fairly rf                     4   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Haller c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       6   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Versalles ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   5
Popovich 2b                   2   2   1   0       2   1       1   2
Drysdale p                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Totals                       33   5  11   4       6   5      27  12

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

BATTING - 
2B: Haller (6,off Dierker); Fairly (1,off Ray).
SH: Parker (8,off Buzhardt).
GDP: Bailey (2,off Dierker); Parker (1,off Dierker); Fairly (4,off Blasingame).
IBB: Haller (2,by Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Popovich (1,2nd base off Dierker/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Menke 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       4   3
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       8   1
Thomas rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Wynn lf                       2   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Adlesh c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       2   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Aspromonte-Menke-Staub, Menke-Torres-Staub, Torres-Staub.

BATTING - 
HBP: Aspromonte (1,by Drysdale).
GDP: Thomas 2 (2,off Drysdale 2).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (5,2nd base off Drysdale/Haller).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drysdale W(5-3)               9     6   0   0   2   6   0  34

WP: Drysdale (3).
HBP: Drysdale (4,Aspromonte).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(4-7)                6.1   5   2   2   5   3   0  26
Ray                           1.2   2   1   1   1   2   0   8
Buzhardt                      0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
Blasingame                    0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   5   5   6   5   0  40

WP: Dierker (9).
IBB: Ray (4,Haller).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 21493


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Parker              1b        Davis               cf
2. Davis               cf        Menke               2b
3. Gabrielson          lf        Staub               1b
4. Fairly              rf        Thomas              rf
5. Haller              c         Wynn                lf
6. Bailey              3b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Versalles           ss        Adlesh              c
8. Popovich            2b        Torres              ss
9. Drysdale            p         Dierker             p

DODGERS 1ST: Parker struck out; Davis singled to center [Davis
out at second (center to second)]; Gabrielson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis singled to left; Menke struck out; Staub
singled to center [Davis to third]; Thomas grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Staub out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Fairly walked; Haller forced Fairly (second to
shortstop); Bailey grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Haller out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn singled to center; Aspromonte grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Wynn to second]; Adlesh struck out; Torres
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Versalles grounded out (third to first); Popovich
walked; Popovich stole second; Drysdale singled to right
[Popovich scored]; Parker grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Drysdale out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis
struck out; Menke made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Davis flied out to center; Gabrielson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Fairly made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub struck out; Thomas grounded out (third to
first); Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Aspromonte was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Haller doubled to right; Bailey grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Haller to third]; Dierker threw a wild
pitch [Haller scored]; Versalles made an out to first; Popovich
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Adlesh flied out to left; Torres flied out to
center; Dierker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Drysdale made an out to shortstop; Parker walked;
Davis singled to right [Parker to second]; Gabrielson grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Parker to third, Davis to second];
Fairly flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis flied out to center; Menke singled to left;
Drysdale threw a wild pitch [Menke to second]; Staub popped to
first; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Haller grounded out (first to pitcher); Bailey
walked; Versalles singled to left [Bailey to second]; Popovich
walked [Bailey to third, Versalles to second]; RAY REPLACED
DIERKER (PITCHING); Drysdale popped to third; Parker struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn popped to shortstop; Aspromonte flied out to
center; Adlesh grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Davis flied out to center; Gabrielson singled to
center; FAIREY RAN FOR GABRIELSON; Fairly doubled to right
[Fairey scored]; Haller was walked intentionally; Bailey struck
out; Versalles flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: FAIREY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Torres grounded
out (shortstop to first); WATSON BATTED FOR RAY; Watson popped
to shortstop; Davis flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 9TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); Popovich
singled to center; Drysdale singled to left [Popovich to
second]; Parker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Popovich to third, Drysdale to second]; BLASINGAME REPLACED
BUZHARDT (PITCHING); Davis singled to right [Popovich scored,
Drysdale to third]; Fairey singled to pitcher [Drysdale scored,
Davis to second]; Fairly grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Fairey out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke singled to left; Staub singled to center
[Menke to second]; Thomas grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Menke to third, Staub out at second]; Wynn
walked; Aspromonte was hit by a pitch [Wynn to second]; Adlesh
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Dodgers 5, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5  11   0    8
 Astros           0   6   0    7


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