Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Monday, July 1, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  -   3  7  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  -   2 10  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf,cf                    4   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
A. Johnson lf                 5   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Jones cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Pavletich ph,1b             2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Perez 3b                      3   1   0   0       2   1       1   3
Bench c                       5   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
May 1b,rf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       3   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       3   3
Woodward ss                   3   0   0   0       2   1       2   2
Maloney p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Pinson ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruiz pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitfield ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cardenas ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       38   3   7   2       6   9      33  11

BATTING - 
2B: Pinson (18,off Giusti); Helms (19,off Ray).
SF: Helms (1,off Dukes).
GDP: A. Johnson (11,off Giusti).
IBB: Perez (8,by Ray); Rose (8,by Coombs); May (6,by Dukes); Woodward (3,by
Dukes).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: A. Johnson (11,2nd base off Giusti/Bateman); Perez (2,2nd base off Dukes/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Watson lf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   6
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
Wynn cf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Menke 2b                      5   0   2   0       0   0       3   4
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Colbert rf                    5   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Bateman c                     5   1   2   0       0   2      10   0
Giusti p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   2  10   2       2  11      33  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Torres-Staub.
E: Colbert (1), Bateman (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Giusti (1,off Maloney); Torres (6,off Maloney).
IBB: Staub (10,by Maloney).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maloney                       8     9   2   2   2   8   0  35
Abernathy                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Carroll W(2-1)                2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                       11    10   2   2   2  11   0  45

WP: Maloney 2 (5).
IBB: Maloney (4,Staub).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        8     6   2   2   0   7   0  29
Blasingame                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Ray                           0.2   1   0   0   2   0   0   5
Coombs                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Dukes L(0-1)                  1.2   0   1   0   3   2   0   8
Totals                       11     7   3   2   6   9   0  45

Giusti faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
Ray faced 2 batters in the 10th inning
WP: Coombs (3), Dukes (1).
IBB: Ray (6,Perez); Coombs (1,Rose); Dukes 2 (3,May,Woodward).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 12252


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Watson              lf
2. A. Johnson          lf        Torres              ss
3. Jones               cf        Staub               1b
4. Perez               3b        Wynn                cf
5. Bench               c         Menke               2b
6. May                 1b        Rader               3b
7. Helms               2b        Colbert             rf
8. Woodward            ss        Bateman             c
9. Maloney             p         Giusti              p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); A. Johnson struck
out; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Watson singled to right; Torres singled to left
[Watson to second]; Maloney threw a wild pitch [Watson to
third]; Staub singled to right [Watson scored, Torres to
second]; Wynn struck out; Menke flied out to center [Torres to
third]; Rader flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Perez popped to second; Bench grounded out (shortstop
to first); May singled to left; Helms forced May (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Colbert was called out on strikes; Bateman singled
to right; Giusti out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Bateman to second]; Watson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Woodward flied out to right; Maloney struck out; Rose
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres flied out to center; Staub grounded out
(second to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: A. Johnson singled to center; A. Johnson stole second;
Jones struck out; Perez flied out to center [A. Johnson to
third]; Bench flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke popped to third in foul territory; Rader
singled to left; Colbert singled to center [Rader to third];
Maloney threw a wild pitch [Colbert to second]; Bateman was
called out on strikes; Giusti popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: May flied out to left; Helms grounded out (third to
first); Woodward grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson flied out to right; Torres flied out to
center; Staub lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Maloney singled to right; Rose forced Maloney (second
to shortstop); A. Johnson grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
singled to third; Rader forced Menke (third to second); Colbert
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Jones flied out to center; Perez struck out; Bench
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bateman singled to center; Giusti singled to right
[Bateman to third]; Watson forced Giusti (third to second)
[Bateman stayed at third]; Torres out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Bateman scored, Watson to second]; Staub was
walked intentionally; Wynn popped to shortstop in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: May flied out to right; Helms grounded out (third to
first); Woodward struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke flied out to right; Rader walked; Colbert
struck out; Bateman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: PINSON BATTED FOR MALONEY; Pinson doubled to right;
RUIZ RAN FOR PINSON; Rose singled to center [Ruiz scored]; A.
Johnson singled to right [Rose scored (error by Colbert) (no
RBI), A. Johnson to second]; BLASINGAME REPLACED GIUSTI
(PITCHING); PAVLETICH BATTED FOR JONES; Pavletich flied out to
center; RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Perez was walked
intentionally; Bench flied out to left; May forced A. Johnson
(third unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED RUIZ (PITCHING); PAVLETICH STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MAY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); ROSE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Ray grounded out (second to
first); Watson struck out; Torres grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 10TH: Helms doubled to right; Woodward walked; WHITFIELD
BATTED FOR ABERNATHY; COOMBS REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); CARDENAS
BATTED FOR WHITFIELD; Coombs threw a wild pitch [Helms to third,
Woodward to second]; Cardenas grounded out (pitcher to first);
DUKES REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Rose was walked intentionally
(walk was charged to Coombs); A. Johnson forced Helms (shortstop
to catcher) [Woodward to third, Rose to second]; Pavletich
forced A. Johnson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: CARROLL REPLACED CARDENAS (PITCHING); Staub
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to
first); Menke singled to center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 11TH: Perez walked; Perez stole second [Perez to third
(error by Bateman)]; Bench struck out; May was walked
intentionally; Helms hit a sacrifice fly to left [Perez scored
(unearned), May to second]; Dukes threw a wild pitch [May to
third]; Woodward was walked intentionally; Carroll was called
out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: Colbert grounded out (second to first); Bateman
flied out to center; THOMAS BATTED FOR DUKES; Thomas was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3   7   0    9
 Astros           2  10   2   10


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