New York Mets 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 64
Played on Wednesday, June 19, 1968 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  5  2
NY  N    4  0  0    0  1  2    0  1  x  -   8 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Simpson rf,cf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Adlesh c                      3   0   0   0       0   1      13   0
Torres ss                     3   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Wilson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murrell ph,rf               2   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Totals                       30   2   5   1       1   7      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Wynn-Staub, Murrell-Staub.
E: Wilson (3), Murrell (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (16,off Koosman).
3B: Murrell (1,off Koosman).
GDP: Watson (5,off Koosman).
Team LOB: 2.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  3   1   1   0       1   0       1   3
Boswell 2b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       2   3
Jones rf                      4   2   2   2       0   1       2   0
Martin c                      3   1   0   0       1   2       7   0
Shamsky lf                    3   1   2   1       0   1       4   0
Collins 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Kranepool 1b                  2   1   1   2       1   1      10   0
Agee cf                       4   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
Koosman p                     4   0   1   1       0   2       0   1
Totals                       30   8  10   7       4  11      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Harrelson-Boswell, Collins-Boswell-Kranepool.

BATTING - 
2B: Boswell (4,off Wilson).
3B: Jones (1,off Wilson).
HR: Jones (6,5th inning off Blasingame 0 on 2 out).
SF: Kranepool (1,off Blasingame).
HBP: Shamsky (3,by House).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Collins (1,Home by Dukes/Adlesh).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(4-9)                 0     2   4   4   2   0   0   4
Blasingame                    5     4   1   1   0   9   1  18
House                         2     4   3   2   2   1   0  12
Dukes                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8    10   8   7   4  11   1  36

Wilson faced 3 batters in the 1st inning
House faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: House (2,Shamsky).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman W(11-2)               9     5   2   2   1   7   0  31

WP: Koosman (6).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 16715


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Menke               2b        Harrelson           ss
2. Simpson             rf        Boswell             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Jones               rf
4. Staub               1b        Martin              c
5. Rader               3b        Shamsky             lf
6. Watson              lf        Collins             3b
7. Adlesh              c         Kranepool           1b
8. Torres              ss        Agee                cf
9. Wilson              p         Koosman             p

ASTROS 1ST: Menke struck out; Simpson flied to left; Wynn struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson walked; Harrelson was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Wilson [Harrelson to third]; Boswell
doubled to left [Harrelson scored]; Jones tripled to right
[Boswell scored]; BLASINGAME REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Martin
walked (walk was charged to Wilson); Shamsky singled to right
[Martin to third, Jones scored]; Collins struck out; Kranepool
sacrifice flied into a double play (center to first) [Martin
scored, Shamsky out at second]; 4 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub doubled to center; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson lined into a double play (shortstop
to second) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 4.

METS 2ND: Agee was called out on strikes; Koosman was called out
on strikes; Harrelson singled to left; Boswell popped to catcher
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Adlesh struck out; Torres singled to right;
Blasingame grounded out (third to first) [Torres to second];
Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 4.

METS 3RD: Jones struck out; Martin struck out; Shamsky singled
to right; Collins grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Simpson struck out; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

METS 4TH: Kranepool struck out; Agee struck out; Koosman struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader struck out; Watson flied to right; Adlesh
grounded out (pitcher to first); Dave Adlesh called out on
appeal for missing 1B; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
4.

METS 5TH: Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell
flied to right; Jones homered; Martin struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres singled to center; MURRELL BATTED FOR
BLASINGAME; Murrell tripled to center [Torres scored]; Koosman
threw a wild pitch [Murrell scored]; Menke grounded out (third
to first); Simpson walked; Wynn flied to left; Staub flied to
left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 5.

METS 6TH: HOUSE REPLACED WYNN (PITCHING); MURRELL STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING RF); SIMPSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Shamsky
struck out; Collins grounded out (second to first); Kranepool
walked; Agee singled to right [Kranepool scored (no RBI), Agee
to third (error by Murrell)]; Koosman singled to center [Agee
scored (unearned)]; Harrelson flied to right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled to left; Watson grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Rader out at second]; Adlesh
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 7.

METS 7TH: Boswell walked; Jones flied to right; Martin flied
into a double play (right to first) [Boswell out at first]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Torres grounded out (third to first); Murrell flied
to right; Menke flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 7.

METS 8TH: Shamsky was hit by a pitch; Collins singled to right
[Shamsky to third]; Kranepool singled to right [Shamsky scored,
Collins to third]; DUKES REPLACED HOUSE (PITCHING); Collins was
caught stealing home (pitcher to catcher); Agee struck out;
Koosman grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Simpson struck out; ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR DUKES;
Aspromonte was called out on strikes; Staub grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   5   2    2
 Mets             8  10   0    4


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