Philadelphia Phillies 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 56
Played on Thursday, June 13, 1968 (N) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
PHI N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   3  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Menke ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  Torres ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Watson lf                     3   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gotay 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Murrell rf                    3   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Giusti p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   1       1   3      24   6

BATTING - 
2B: Murrell (1,off Short).
HR: Watson (1,4th inning off Short 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Aspromonte (9,off Short); Thomas (3,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 3.

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rojas 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Briggs cf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       7   0
Allen lf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Gonzalez rf                   3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
White 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Taylor 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Dalrymple c                   3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Pena ss                       3   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Short p                       3   1   1   0       0   2       0   3
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   9   3       2   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rojas-Pena-White, Rojas-Pena-White.
E: Rojas (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Allen (4,off Giusti).
HR: Dalrymple (1,6th inning off Giusti 0 on 2 out).
SH: Rojas (5,off Giusti).
IBB: Dalrymple (3,by Giusti).
Team LOB: 7.

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

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(4-7)                 7.2   9   3   3   2   9   1  33
House                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   3   3   2   9   1  34

IBB: Giusti (3,Dalrymple).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Short W(4-7)                  8.1   6   2   1   1   3   1  31
Farrell SV(6)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   1   1   3   1  32


Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 4542


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Davis               cf        Rojas               2b
2. Menke               ss        Briggs              cf
3. Staub               1b        Allen               lf
4. Aspromonte          3b        Gonzalez            rf
5. Watson              lf        White               1b
6. Gotay               2b        Taylor              3b
7. Murrell             rf        Dalrymple           c
8. Bateman             c         Pena                ss
9. Giusti              p         Short               p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (third to first); Menke flied out
to center; Staub grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Rojas struck out; Briggs struck out; Allen popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte walked; Watson singled to center
[Aspromonte scored (error by Rojas) (unearned) (no RBI), Watson
to second]; Gotay popped to first; Murrell was called out on
strikes; Bateman grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Gonzalez singled to center [Gonzalez out at second
(center to shortstop)]; White singled to right; Taylor grounded
out (shortstop to first) [White to second]; Dalrymple was walked
intentionally; Pena flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Giusti flied out to right; Davis grounded out
(pitcher to first); Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Short singled to center; Rojas out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Short to second]; Briggs was called
out on strikes; Allen doubled to left [Short scored]; Gonzalez
walked; White popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled to center; Aspromonte grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Staub out at
second]; Watson homered; Gotay grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first);
Dalrymple singled to center; Pena singled to right [Dalrymple to
second]; Short struck out; Rojas forced Dalrymple (third
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Murrell was called out on strikes; Bateman flied out
to center; Giusti flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: Briggs struck out; Allen lined to right; Gonzalez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis lined to center; Menke flied out to center;
Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: White grounded out (first unassisted); Taylor
grounded out (shortstop to first); Dalrymple homered; Pena
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson
popped to shortstop; Gotay grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Short struck out; Rojas flied to left in foul
territory; Briggs flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Murrell doubled to left; Bateman struck out; Giusti
flied to right in foul territory; Davis flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: TORRES REPLACED MENKE (PLAYING SS); Allen struck
out; Gonzalez singled to center; White struck out while Gonzalez
stole second; Taylor singled to left [Gonzalez scored]; HOUSE
REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Dalrymple grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Torres flied out to center; Staub singled to second;
Aspromonte singled to second [Staub to second]; FARRELL REPLACED
SHORT (PITCHING); THOMAS BATTED FOR WATSON; Thomas grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Aspromonte out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 3.

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


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