Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Saturday, June 8, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   3  6  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       2   5
Alley ss                      4   0   2   0       0   1       2   4
Clemente rf                   3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Clendenon 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   2       9   1
Alou cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
May c                         4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Pagan lf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Mazeroski 2b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       3   2
Bunning p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Patek ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Face p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kolb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   9   2       2   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wills-Mazeroski-Clendenon.

BATTING - 
2B: Pagan (3,off Lemaster).
SF: Clemente (2,off Buzhardt).
GDP: Wills (2,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Menke ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   5
Staub 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       9   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Thomas rf                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   2       0   0       0   5
Gotay 2b                      3   0   2   1       0   0       4   1
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Buzhardt p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   3   6   3       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Staub.
E: Menke (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Thomas (3,off Bunning).
GDP: Wynn (4,off Bunning).
IBB: Staub (8,by Bunning).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Menke (1,2nd base off Bunning/May).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bunning L(3-7)                6     6   3   3   3   0   0  26
Face                          2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Totals                        8     6   3   3   3   4   0  32

IBB: Bunning (2,Staub).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(5-5)               6     9   2   2   2   5   0  28
Buzhardt SV(2)                3     0   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   7   0  37

Lemaster faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Lemaster (4), Buzhardt (1).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bill Williams, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 21447


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Wills               3b        Davis               cf
2. Alley               ss        Menke               ss
3. Clemente            rf        Staub               1b
4. Clendenon           1b        Wynn                lf
5. Alou                cf        Thomas              rf
6. May                 c         Aspromonte          3b
7. Pagan               lf        Gotay               2b
8. Mazeroski           2b        Bateman             c
9. Bunning             p         Lemaster            p

PIRATES 1ST: Wills struck out; Alley singled; Clemente grounded
out (pitcher to second to first) [Alley to second]; Lemaster
threw a wild pitch [Alley to third]; Clendenon struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis popped to third; Menke walked; Staub forced
Menke (first to shortstop); Wynn forced Staub (third to second);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Alou flied out to left; May struck out; Pagan
reached on an error by Menke [Pagan to second]; Mazeroski flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gotay singled; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Bunning singled; Wills grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Bunning out at second]; Alley singled;
Clemente singled [Alley to third]; Clendenon struck out; 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster flied out to right; Davis popped to second;
Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Alou struck out; May singled; Pagan forced May
(shortstop to second); Mazeroski walked [Pagan to second];
Bunning popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled; Wynn grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Staub out at second]; Thomas
doubled; Aspromonte flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Wills grounded out (shortstop to first); Alley
grounded out (third to first); Clemente grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gotay grounded out (second to first); Bateman
grounded out (third to first); Lemaster grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Clendenon grounded out (third to first); Alou
singled; May flied out to left; Pagan doubled to left [Alou out
at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
singled; Menke stole second; Staub was walked intentionally;
Wynn popped to shortstop; Thomas walked [Menke to third, Staub
to second]; Aspromonte singled [Menke scored, Staub scored,
Thomas to second]; Gotay singled [Thomas scored, Aspromonte to
third]; Bateman flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Mazeroski singled; PATEK BATTED FOR BUNNING; Patek
walked [Mazeroski to second]; Wills singled [Mazeroski scored,
Patek to third]; BUZHARDT REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); Buzhardt
threw a wild pitch [Wills to second]; Alley struck out; Clemente
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Patek scored]; Clendenon grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FACE REPLACED PATEK (PITCHING); Buzhardt struck out;
Davis was called out on strikes; Menke made an out to catcher; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); May
grounded out (third to first); Pagan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Staub was called out on strikes; Wynn popped to
third; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: Mazeroski made an out to second; KOLB BATTED FOR
FACE; Kolb made an out to second; Wills flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   9   0    8
 Astros           3   6   1    5


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