Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Tuesday, May 28, 1968 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
ATL N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   3
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Thomas rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Bateman c                     3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   7
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       1   7      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Torres-Menke-Staub, Menke-Torres-Staub, Torres-Staub.
E: Giusti (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Thomas (2,off Jarvis).
Team LOB: 4.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Jackson ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
H. Aaron rf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Torre 1b                      3   1   2   1       1   1       7   1
Francona lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boyer 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
D. Johnson 3b                 0   0   0   1       2   0       4   1
  Lum lf                      1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Tillman c                     2   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
Jarvis p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       28   3   8   2       5   4      27   7

BATTING - 
SF: D. Johnson (1,off Giusti).
GDP: H. Aaron (4,off Giusti); Jackson (3,off Giusti); Francona (2,off Giusti).
IBB: Tillman (1,by Giusti).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Millan (3,2nd base off Giusti/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(4-5)                 7     7   3   3   4   4   0  29
Buzhardt                      1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8     8   3   3   5   4   0  34

IBB: Giusti (2,Tillman).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jarvis W(4-4)                 9     4   1   1   1   7   0  32


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 7883


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Davis               cf        Alou                cf
2. Menke               2b        Jackson             ss
3. Staub               1b        H. Aaron            rf
4. Thomas              rf        Torre               1b
5. Wynn                lf        Francona            lf
6. Aspromonte          3b        D. Johnson          3b
7. Bateman             c         Millan              2b
8. Torres              ss        Tillman             c
9. Giusti              p         Jarvis              p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis popped to shortstop; Menke popped to second;
Staub popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou popped to shortstop; Jackson walked; H. Aaron
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Jackson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas doubled to right; Wynn struck out; Aspromonte
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Thomas to third]; Bateman
singled to right [Thomas scored]; Torres forced Bateman (second
to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Torre was called out on strikes; Francona popped to
first; D. Johnson walked; Millan forced D. Johnson (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Giusti struck out; Davis singled to right; Menke
popped to third; Staub popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Tillman grounded out (third to first); Jarvis struck
out; Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Thomas flied out to left; Wynn popped to first;
Aspromonte struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Jackson singled to left; H. Aaron singled to left
[Jackson to second]; Torre singled to left [Jackson scored, H.
Aaron to third]; Torre was picked off first but was safe on an
error by Giusti [H. Aaron scored, Torre to third]; Francona
grounded out (second to first) [Torre stayed at third]; D.
Johnson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Torre scored]; Millan
singled to left; Millan stole second; Tillman was walked
intentionally; Jarvis popped to second; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman flied out to center; Torres grounded out
(third to first); Giusti grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Alou singled to left; Jackson grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Alou out at second]; H.
Aaron grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis struck out; Menke lined to third; Staub popped
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Torre singled to center; Francona grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Torre out at second]; D.
Johnson walked; Millan singled [D. Johnson to second]; Tillman
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BOYER REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING 3B); LUM REPLACED
D. JOHNSON (PLAYING LF); Thomas grounded out (first to pitcher);
Wynn flied out to left; Aspromonte grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Jarvis struck out; Alou flied out to center; Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Bateman grounded out (pitcher to first); Torres
struck out; BROWNE BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Browne struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); H. Aaron
grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre walked; Boyer popped to
shortstop; Lum singled to left [Torre to third]; Millan forced
Lum (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis popped to catcher; Menke walked; Staub singled
to center [Menke to second]; Thomas popped to catcher; Wynn
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   1    4
 Braves           3   8   0    7


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