New York Mets 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 75
Played on Sunday, June 30, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Linz 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
Jones lf                      4   0   1   0       0   3       1   0
Charles 3b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   3
Swoboda rf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Grote c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Goossen 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
  Kranepool 1b                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Weis ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Seaver p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1       1  11      27   6

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Charles (2,2nd base by Cuellar/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Staub 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Thomas rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Cuellar p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       1   8      27  11

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(7-5)                 9     5   0   0   1   8   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar L(5-4)                7     4   1   1   1   9   0  25
Ray                           2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     5   1   1   1  11   0  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 16578


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Agee                cf        Watson              lf
2. Linz                2b        Torres              ss
3. Jones               lf        Staub               1b
4. Charles             3b        Thomas              rf
5. Swoboda             rf        Wynn                cf
6. Grote               c         Menke               2b
7. Goossen             1b        Rader               3b
8. Weis                ss        Bateman             c
9. Seaver              p         Cuellar             p

METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (third to first); Linz struck out;
Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Watson struck out; Torres was called out on strikes;
Staub flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Charles singled to center; Charles was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Swoboda struck out; Grote lined to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas struck out; Wynn struck out; Menke singled to
left; Rader singled to left [Menke to second]; Bateman struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Goossen grounded out (pitcher to first); Weis grounded
out (second to first); Seaver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cuellar popped to third; Watson flied to center;
Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Agee popped to first in foul territory; Linz struck
out; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub walked; Thomas flied to center; Wynn singled
to left [Staub to second]; Menke struck out; Rader grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Charles struck out; Swoboda walked; Grote singled to
right [Swoboda to third]; Goossen forced Grote (second to
shortstop) [Swoboda scored]; Weis grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman flied to center; Cuellar grounded out (first
unassisted); Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Seaver struck out; Agee grounded out (shortstop to
first); Linz singled to left; Jones singled to right [Linz to
third]; Charles forced Jones (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres popped to second; Staub singled to right;
Thomas popped to shortstop; Wynn lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Swoboda grounded out (third to first); Grote grounded
out (shortstop to first); Goossen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: KRANEPOOL REPLACED GOOSSEN (PLAYING 1B); Menke
singled to left; Rader popped to second; Bateman forced Menke
(third to second); ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR CUELLAR; Aspromonte
forced Bateman (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

METS 8TH: RAY REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); Weis popped to
third; Seaver was called out on strikes; Agee grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson popped to second; Torres popped to first in
foul territory; Staub flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 9TH: Linz flied to center; Jones was called out on strikes;
Charles singled to center; Swoboda flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Thomas was called out on strikes; Wynn struck out;
Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   5   0    4
 Astros           0   5   0    6


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