Pittsburgh Pirates 13, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 58
Played on Saturday, June 15, 1968 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  1
PIT N    0  0  1    4  2  2    0  4  x  -  13 17  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Murrell rf                    5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Wynn lf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Gotay 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Adlesh c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Browne ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Brand c                     1   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
Totals                       32   2   6   1       5   3      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Buzhardt-Staub, Torres-Gotay-Staub.
E: Torres (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Torres (6,off Veale).
SH: Adlesh (1,off Veale).
GDP: Torres (4,off Veale).
Team LOB: 9.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       0   2
  Pagan 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Kolb lf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Clemente rf                   4   2   0   1       1   0       2   0
  Mota rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Clendenon 1b                  3   1   2   1       2   1       9   0
Alou cf                       5   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   2   2   1       1   1       4   6
Patek ss                      4   1   2   4       0   0       3   2
May c                         5   1   3   3       0   0       5   0
Veale p                       5   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       40  13  17  13       4   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Patek-Mazeroski-Clendenon.
E: Clemente (3), Veale (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Veale (1,off Wilson); Alou (9,off Wilson); Wills (3,off Dukes).
HR: Patek (1,4th inning off Wilson 2 on 0 out); May (1,4th inning off Wilson
0 on 0 out).
HBP: Patek (1,by Buzhardt).
GDP: May (4,off Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wills (17,2nd base off Wilson/Adlesh).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(4-8)                 3     8   5   5   0   2   2  17
Buzhardt                      2     1   2   0   2   1   0  10
Dukes                         2     4   2   2   0   2   0  10
Gladding                      0     2   4   4   2   0   0   4
Ray                           1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    17  13  11   4   6   2  45

Wilson faced 4 batters in the 4th inning
Gladding faced 4 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Wilson (4), Gladding 2 (2).
HBP: Buzhardt (1,Patek).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Veale W(3-7)                  9     6   2   1   5   3   0  38


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 5005


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Davis               cf        Wills               3b
2. Murrell             rf        Kolb                lf
3. Staub               1b        Clemente            rf
4. Wynn                lf        Clendenon           1b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Alou                cf
6. Gotay               2b        Mazeroski           2b
7. Adlesh              c         Patek               ss
8. Torres              ss        May                 c
9. Wilson              p         Veale               p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis walked; Murrell flied out to right; Staub
singled [Davis scored (error by Clemente) (unearned), Staub to
second]; Wynn grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte grounded
out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Wills struck out; Kolb made an out to third;
Clemente lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gotay reached on an error by Veale [Gotay to
second]; Adlesh out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Gotay to third]; Torres reached on a fielder's choice [Gotay
out at home]; Wilson singled to shortstop [Torres to second];
Davis forced Wilson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Clendenon singled to left; Wilson threw a wild
pitch [Clendenon to second]; Alou singled to pitcher [Clendenon
to third]; Mazeroski made an out to second; Patek reached on a
fielder's choice [Clendenon out at home (pitcher to catcher),
Alou to second]; May flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Murrell lined to second; Staub flied out to center;
Wynn walked; Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Veale doubled; Wills singled [Veale scored]; Wills
stole second; Kolb flied out to right; Clemente grounded out
(second to first) [Wills to third]; Clendenon struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gotay made an out to second; Adlesh flied out to
right; Torres doubled; Wilson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Alou doubled; Mazeroski singled [Alou to third];
Patek homered [Alou scored, Mazeroski scored]; May homered;
BUZHARDT REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Veale struck out; Wills
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kolb grounded out (catcher to
first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Davis made an out to catcher; Murrell singled to
center; Staub made an out to catcher; Wynn made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Clemente reached on an error by Torres; Clendenon
walked [Clemente to second]; Alou hit into a double play
(pitcher to first) [Clendenon out at second]; Mazeroski walked;
Patek was hit by a pitch [Clemente to third, Mazeroski to
second]; May singled [Mazeroski scored (unearned), Clemente
scored (unearned), Patek to second]; Veale grounded out (second
to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte walked; Gotay forced Aspromonte (second
to shortstop); Adlesh struck out; Torres grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 6TH: DUKES REPLACED ADLESH (PITCHING); BRAND REPLACED
BUZHARDT (PLAYING C ); Wills doubled; Kolb singled [Wills to
third]; Clemente grounded out (second to first) [Wills scored,
Kolb to second]; Clendenon singled [Kolb scored]; Alou made an
out to third; Mazeroski struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 7TH: PAGAN REPLACED WILLS (PLAYING 3B); Brand walked;
Davis made an out to third; Murrell flied out to left; Staub
singled to center [Brand to third]; Wynn singled to left [Staub
to third, Brand scored]; Aspromonte forced Wynn (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 7TH: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); May
singled; Veale made an out to catcher; Pagan struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Gotay grounded out (second to first); BROWNE BATTED
FOR DUKES; Browne walked; Torres grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Browne out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); Kolb singled;
Gladding threw a wild pitch [Kolb to second]; Gladding threw a
wild pitch [Kolb to third]; Clemente walked; Clendenon walked
[Clemente to second]; Alou singled [Clendenon to second,
Clemente scored, Kolb scored]; RAY REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING);
Mazeroski singled [Alou to third, Clendenon scored]; Patek
singled [Alou scored, Mazeroski to second]; May grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Mazeroski to third,
Patek out at second]; Veale struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 13.

ASTROS 9TH: MOTA REPLACED CLEMENTE (PLAYING RF); Brand struck
out; Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Murrell struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 13.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    9
 Pirates         13  17   2    8


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