Houston Astros 2, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Tuesday, July 2, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  3
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   2  2  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
A. Johnson lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
May rf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Perez 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Bench c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Pavletich 1b                  3   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
  Culver pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Woodward ss                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Arrigo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Ruiz ph,1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       29   0   4   0       1   7      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (11), Helms 2 (9).

BATTING - 
3B: Pavletich (1,off Lemaster).
GDP: Woodward (2,off Lemaster); Ruiz (2,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Watson lf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Torres ss                     3   1   1   0       0   0       0  10
Staub 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   0      16   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Colbert rf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Lemaster p                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   2   1       3   5      27  17

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

BATTING - 
SH: Torres (7,off Abernathy).
IBB: Staub (11,by Abernathy).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo L(4-4)                 7     2   2   1   1   5   0  27
Abernathy                     1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8     2   2   1   3   5   0  32

WP: Arrigo 2 (7).
IBB: Abernathy (7,Staub).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(8-7)               9     4   0   0   1   7   0  30


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance: 13707


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Watson struck out; Torres singled to shortstop;
Arrigo threw a wild pitch [Torres to second]; Staub walked; Wynn
singled to left [Torres scored, Staub to second]; Menke lined to
third; Rader struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Perez popped to first; Bench struck out; Pavletich
tripled to right; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Colbert struck out; Bateman popped to first in foul
territory; Lemaster popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Watson lined to right; Torres grounded out (pitcher
to first); Staub popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: A. Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); May
grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez walked; Bench struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to center; Menke flied out to left;
Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Pavletich grounded out (third to first); Helms singled
to shortstop; Woodward grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Helms out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Colbert grounded out (second to first); Bateman
flied out to left; Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Arrigo struck out; Rose grounded out (shortstop to
first); A. Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson reached on an error by Helms [Watson to
first]; Arrigo threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; Torres
grounded out (second to first) [Watson to third]; Staub reached
on an error by Helms [Watson scored (unearned) (no RBI), Staub
to first]; Wynn forced Staub (third to second); Menke grounded
out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: May grounded out (third to first); Perez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bench grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader struck out; Colbert struck out; Bateman
reached on an error by Perez [Bateman to first]; Lemaster
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: Pavletich singled to left; CULVER RAN FOR PAVLETICH;
Helms flied out to right; Woodward singled to right [Culver to
second]; RUIZ BATTED FOR ARRIGO; Ruiz grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Woodward out at second]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: RUIZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); ABERNATHY REPLACED
CULVER (PITCHING); Watson walked; Torres out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Watson to second]; Staub was walked
intentionally; Wynn flied out to center [Watson to third]; Menke
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); A. Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   4   3    3
 Astros           2   2   0    6


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