Pittsburgh Pirates 11, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 60
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, June 16, 1968 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
PIT N    0  0  1    1  4  0    1  4  x  -  11 16  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Murrell lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
Staub 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Thomas rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Gotay 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Torres ss                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   3
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Browne ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       3   1      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torres-Staub, Gotay-Torres-Staub.

BATTING - 
HR: Wynn (6,3rd inning off Sisk 1 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker (6,off Sisk).
Team LOB: 6.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills 3b                      4   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
  Pagan 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kolb 2b                       2   1   1   0       1   1       2   1
  Alley 2b                    2   1   2   0       0   0       2   4
Stargell rf                   3   2   0   0       1   0       2   0
Jimenez lf                    3   1   3   2       0   0       1   0
  Mota pr,lf                  2   2   1   1       0   0       2   0
Alou cf                       4   2   3   1       1   0       5   0
Clendenon 1b                  4   0   2   3       0   1       9   1
Patek ss                      4   1   3   2       0   0       3   2
Taylor c                      2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Sisk p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Kline p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33  11  16  10       6   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Patek-Alley.

BATTING - 
2B: Patek (1,off Dierker); Wills (5,off Dierker); Alou 2 (11,off House 2);
Alley (10,off House).
SH: Sisk (1,off Dierker).
SF: Patek (1,off Buzhardt); Clendenon (4,off Gladding).
HBP: Stargell (3,by House).
GDP: Stargell (5,off Dierker); Alou (5,off Dierker).
IBB: Taylor (1,by Dierker); Stargell (1,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Patek (2,2nd base off Dierker/Bateman); Kolb (1,2nd base off Dierker/Bateman).
CS: Alou (6,3rd base by Buzhardt/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(6-9)                4     8   6   6   5   3   0  23
Buzhardt                      2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
House                         1.1   6   5   5   0   1   0  10
Gladding                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8    16  11  11   6   4   0  43

Dierker faced 5 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Gladding (3).
HBP: House (1,Stargell).
IBB: Dierker 2 (8,Taylor,Stargell).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sisk W(4-2)                   6.2   5   2   2   3   1   1  27
Kline SV(3)                   2.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   1   1  35

WP: Sisk 2 (3).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 8448


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Murrell             lf        Wills               3b
2. Wynn                cf        Kolb                2b
3. Staub               1b        Stargell            rf
4. Thomas              rf        Jimenez             lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Alou                cf
6. Gotay               2b        Clendenon           1b
7. Bateman             c         Patek               ss
8. Torres              ss        Taylor              c
9. Dierker             p         Sisk                p

ASTROS 1ST: Murrell flied out to right; Wynn grounded out (third
to first); Staub walked; Sisk threw a wild pitch [Staub to
second]; Thomas made an out to shortstop; 30 minute rain
delay; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Wills grounded out (third to first); Kolb walked;
Stargell grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Kolb
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

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

PIRATES 2ND: Jimenez singled; Alou grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Jimenez out at second];
Clendenon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres singled; Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to pitcher) [Torres to second]; Murrell flied out to
center; Wynn homered [Torres scored]; Staub flied out to center;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek singled; Patek stole second; Taylor walked;
Sisk out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Patek to third,
Taylor to second]; Wills grounded out (second to first) [Patek
scored, Taylor to third]; Kolb struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Thomas grounded out (first to pitcher); Aspromonte
walked; Gotay singled [Aspromonte to second]; On a bunt Bateman
grounded out (pitcher to second) [Aspromonte to third, Gotay to
second]; Torres grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell flied out to center; Jimenez singled; Alou
singled [Jimenez to second]; Clendenon flied out to center;
Patek doubled to center [Jimenez scored, Alou to third]; Taylor
was walked intentionally; Sisk struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker struck out; Murrell flied out to left; Wynn
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Wills doubled; Kolb singled [Wills to third]; Kolb
stole second; Stargell was walked intentionally; Jimenez singled
[Wills scored, Kolb scored, Stargell to second]; MOTA RAN FOR
JIMENEZ; Alou walked [Stargell to third, Mota to second];
BUZHARDT REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Clendenon singled
[Stargell scored, Mota to third, Alou to second]; Patek hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Mota scored]; Alou was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); Taylor flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: MOTA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ALLEY REPLACED
KOLB (PLAYING 2B); Staub grounded out (second to first); Thomas
grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Sisk grounded out (shortstop to first); Wills
walked; Alley singled [Wills to second]; Stargell flied out to
center; Mota flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Gotay singled; Sisk threw a wild pitch [Gotay to
second]; Bateman lined into a double play (shortstop to second)
[Gotay out at second]; Torres singled; BROWNE BATTED FOR
BUZHARDT; Browne walked [Torres to second]; KLINE REPLACED SISK
(PITCHING); Murrell made an out to catcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: HOUSE REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); Alou doubled;
Clendenon singled [Alou scored]; Patek singled [Clendenon out at
third (left to third)]; Taylor struck out; Kline grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn flied out to left; Staub grounded out (second
to first); Thomas flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Wills out on an unknown play; Alley doubled;
Stargell was hit by a pitch; Mota singled [Alley scored,
Stargell to second]; Alou doubled [Stargell scored, Mota to
third]; GLADDING REPLACED HOUSE (PITCHING); Clendenon out on an
unknown play [Mota scored, Alou to third]; Gladding threw a wild
pitch [Alou scored]; Patek out on an unknown play; 4 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 11.

ASTROS 9TH: PAGAN REPLACED WILLS (PLAYING 3B); Aspromonte
singled; Gotay out on an unknown play; Bateman out on an unknown
play; Torres out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   0    6
 Pirates         11  16   0    8


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