Houston Astros 13, Atlanta Braves 9
Regular Season Game 80
Played on Friday, July 5, 1968 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    1  3  0    1  0  1    2  0  5  -  13 16  1
ATL N    0  0  4    1  0  3    1  0  0  -   9 16  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller rf                     5   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     6   0   3   2       0   0       1   4
  Simpson pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Staub 1b                      2   2   1   2       4   0      12   0
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Menke 2b,ss                   6   1   1   3       0   1       3   3
Rader 3b                      6   2   3   1       0   1       4   3
Colbert lf                    5   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Bateman c                     4   2   3   1       1   0       2   0
Cuellar p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thomas ph                   1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44  13  16  12       6   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Staub.
E: Rader (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (6,off Reed); Torres (7,off Davidson).
HR: Bateman (3,4th inning off Davidson 0 on 0 out); Staub (5,6th inning off
Upshaw 0 on 2 out); Menke (2,9th inning off Raymond 2 on 2 out); Rader
(3,9th inning off Raymond 0 on 2 out).
SF: Wynn (2,off Reed).
HBP: Miller (2,by Raymond).
IBB: Bateman (10,by Upshaw).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (1,2nd base off Reed/Torre); Colbert (1,2nd base off Upshaw/Torre).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       6   2   3   2       0   0       3   0
Boyer 3b                      6   2   4   3       0   0       0   2
H. Aaron rf                   5   1   2   2       1   0       2   0
Torre c                       5   0   1   2       0   0       7   0
D. Johnson 1b                 5   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
T. Aaron lf                   3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Francona ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lum lf                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Millan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Martinez ss                   3   2   1   0       2   0       2   4
Reed p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davidson p                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   9  16   9       5   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Boyer (4), Millan (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Boyer (7,off Buzhardt).
3B: Boyer (2,off Cuellar).
HR: H. Aaron (16,3rd inning off Cuellar 1 on 1 out).
SH: Upshaw (3,off Ray).
GDP: Torre (5,off Buzhardt).
IBB: H. Aaron (10,by Buzhardt); Martinez (3,by Buzhardt).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martinez (3,2nd base off Cuellar/Bateman); Millan (4,2nd base off Buzhardt/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar                       3.2   8   5   5   1   0   1  20
Ray                           1.2   2   2   2   1   0   0   8
Dukes                         0.2   3   1   1   1   1   0   6
Coombs                        0.1   1   1   0   0   0   0   3
Buzhardt W(1-2)               1.2   2   0   0   2   0   0   8
Blasingame SV(1)              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    16   9   8   5   1   1  48

IBB: Buzhardt 2 (4,H. Aaron,Martinez).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed                          1.2   4   4   4   2   2   0  11
Davidson                      2     3   1   1   1   1   1  10
Upshaw                        2.2   4   3   1   1   2   1  14
Raymond L(2-3)                2.1   5   5   5   2   1   2  16
Kelley                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    16  13  11   6   7   4  52

HBP: Raymond (1,Miller).
IBB: Upshaw (4,Bateman).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 17390


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Miller              rf        Alou                cf
2. Torres              ss        Boyer               3b
3. Staub               1b        H. Aaron            rf
4. Wynn                cf        Torre               c
5. Menke               2b        D. Johnson          1b
6. Rader               3b        T. Aaron            lf
7. Colbert             lf        Millan              2b
8. Bateman             c         Martinez            ss
9. Cuellar             p         Reed                p

ASTROS 1ST: Miller singled to right; Miller stole second; Torres
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Miller to third]; Staub
walked; Wynn hit a sacrifice fly to center [Miller scored];
Menke flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Boyer grounded
out (second to first); H. Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Colbert walked; Bateman singled to
left [Colbert to second]; Cuellar struck out; Miller doubled to
center [Colbert scored, Bateman to third]; Torres singled to
center [Bateman scored, Miller scored]; DAVIDSON REPLACED REED
(PITCHING); Staub made an out to first; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Torre grounded out (third to first); D. Johnson
grounded out (second to first); T. Aaron singled to center;
Millan forced T. Aaron (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn singled to center; Menke forced Wynn (shortstop
to second); Rader forced Menke (pitcher to shortstop); Colbert
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Martinez flied out to left; Davidson walked; Alou
singled to left [Davidson to second]; Boyer tripled to center
[Davidson scored, Alou scored]; H. Aaron homered [Boyer scored];
Torre flied out to center; D. Johnson singled to left; T. Aaron
forced D. Johnson (shortstop to second); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bateman homered; Cuellar struck out; Miller grounded
out (second to first); Torres doubled to right; Staub walked;
UPSHAW REPLACED DAVIDSON (PITCHING); Wynn flied out to left; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Millan grounded out (pitcher to first); Martinez
singled to left; Martinez stole second; Upshaw made an out to
pitcher; Alou singled to center [Martinez scored]; Boyer singled
[Alou to second]; RAY REPLACED CUELLAR (PITCHING); H. Aaron made
an out to catcher; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke struck out; Rader singled; Colbert forced
Rader (third to second); Colbert stole second; Bateman was
walked intentionally; Ray struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 5TH: Torre made an out to second; D. Johnson flied out to
center; T. Aaron singled to left; Millan flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Torres
grounded out (second to first); Staub homered; Wynn reached on
an error by Boyer [Wynn to first]; Menke flied out to right; 1
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 5.

BRAVES 6TH: Martinez walked; Upshaw out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Martinez to second]; Alou singled [Martinez
scored]; DUKES REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Boyer singled to pitcher
[Alou to second]; H. Aaron singled to pitcher [Alou to third,
Boyer to second]; Torre singled to left [Alou scored, Boyer
scored, H. Aaron to second]; D. Johnson struck out; FRANCONA
BATTED FOR T. AARON; Francona walked [H. Aaron to third, Torre
to second]; Millan grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 8.

ASTROS 7TH: LUM REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING LF); Rader singled to
left; Colbert flied out to right; Bateman singled [Rader to
second]; THOMAS BATTED FOR DUKES; RAYMOND REPLACED UPSHAW
(PITCHING); Thomas forced Bateman (shortstop to second) [Rader
to third]; Miller was hit by a pitch [Thomas to second]; Torres
reached on an error by Millan [Rader scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Thomas to third, Miller to second]; Staub walked [Thomas scored
(unearned), Miller to third, Torres to second]; Wynn struck out;
2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Braves 8.

BRAVES 7TH: COOMBS REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Martinez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Raymond singled to center; Alou
reached on an error by Rader [Raymond to second]; BUZHARDT
REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Boyer doubled to left [Raymond
scored (unearned), Alou to third]; H. Aaron was walked
intentionally; Torre grounded into a double play (third to
first) [Boyer out at third]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Braves 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke flied out to center; Rader made an out to
first; Colbert singled to center; Bateman made an out to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Braves 9.

BRAVES 8TH: D. Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Lum
singled to right; Millan forced Lum (shortstop to second);
Millan stole second; Martinez was walked intentionally; Raymond
forced Millan (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Braves 9.

ASTROS 9TH: ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR BUZHARDT; Aspromonte grounded
out (third to first); Miller grounded out (shortstop to first);
Torres singled to center; SIMPSON RAN FOR TORRES; Staub walked
[Simpson to second]; Wynn singled to left [Simpson scored, Staub
to second]; Menke homered [Staub scored, Wynn scored]; Rader
homered; KELLEY REPLACED RAYMOND (PITCHING); Colbert struck out;
5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 9.

BRAVES 9TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); GOTAY
REPLACED SIMPSON (PLAYING 2B); MENKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); Alou made an out to third; Boyer made an out to third; H.
Aaron grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 13, Braves 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          13  16   1   12
 Braves           9  16   2   12


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