Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Sunday, July 7, 1968 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    4  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  1
ATL N    0  0  0    1  2  0    1  0  0  -   4  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller rf                     5   2   2   1       0   1       0   0
Torres ss                     4   1   2   1       1   1       2   8
Staub 1b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       9   2
Wynn cf                       2   1   2   3       2   0       4   1
Menke 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Aspromonte lf                 3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5  11   5       6   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torres-Menke-Staub, Wynn-Bateman.
E: Dierker (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (7,off Kelley).
HR: Miller (2,1st inning off Pappas 0 on 0 out); Wynn (10,1st inning off Pappas
2 on 0 out).
SH: Rader (1,off Kelley).
HBP: Wynn (4,by K. Johnson).
GDP: Staub (7,off Kelley); Bateman (5,off Kelley); Menke (3,off Upshaw).
IBB: Aspromonte (8,by Kelley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Torres (1,2nd base off Kelley/Torre).
CS: Wynn (8,2nd base by K. Johnson/Torre).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Millan 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       5   4
H. Aaron rf                   5   2   4   4       0   0       4   0
Torre c                       2   0   0   0       3   1       5   1
Boyer 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Francona lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
D. Johnson 1b                 3   0   0   0       1   1       9   1
Jackson ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   6
Pappas p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelley p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Page ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lum ph                      1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Britton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  K. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Aaron ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   4       6   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Jackson-Millan-D. Johnson, Jackson-Millan-D. Johnson, Boyer-Millan-D. Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (14,off Dukes).
HR: H. Aaron 2 (18,4th inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out,5th inning off Dierker
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Jackson (7,off Dierker).
IBB: Torre (2,by Dukes).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(9-10)               6.2   7   4   2   5   3   2  31
Dukes SV(1)                   2.1   2   0   0   1   0   0  10
Totals                        9     9   4   2   6   3   2  41

WP: Dierker 2 (14).
IBB: Dukes (5,Torre).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas L(5-6)                 0     4   4   4   0   0   2   4
Kelley                        5     5   1   1   4   1   0  22
Upshaw                        2     1   0   0   1   3   0   7
Britton                       0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
K. Johnson                    1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    11   5   5   6   5   2  41

Pappas faced 4 batters in the 1st inning
HBP: K. Johnson (8,Wynn).
IBB: Kelley (1,Aspromonte).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 27604


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Miller              rf        Alou                cf
2. Torres              ss        Millan              2b
3. Staub               1b        H. Aaron            rf
4. Wynn                cf        Torre               c
5. Menke               2b        Boyer               3b
6. Rader               3b        Francona            lf
7. Aspromonte          lf        D. Johnson          1b
8. Bateman             c         Jackson             ss
9. Dierker             p         Pappas              p

ASTROS 1ST: Miller homered; Torres singled to center; Staub
singled to left [Torres to second]; Wynn homered [Torres scored,
Staub scored]; KELLEY REPLACED PAPPAS (PITCHING); Menke flied
out to right; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first);
Aspromonte singled to left; Bateman singled to left [Aspromonte
to second]; Dierker forced Bateman (shortstop to second); 4 R, 6
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou singled to shortstop; Millan grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Alou to second]; H. Aaron popped to
second; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Alou to third]; Torre
walked; Boyer forced Torre (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller popped to second; Torres walked; Staub
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Torres out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves
0.

BRAVES 2ND: Francona walked; D. Johnson struck out; Jackson
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Francona out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn walked; Menke singled to right [Wynn to
second]; Rader out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Wynn
to third, Menke to second]; Aspromonte was walked intentionally;
Bateman grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Aspromonte out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Kelley grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou was
called out on strikes; Millan grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Dierker struck out; Miller doubled to center; Torres
singled to shortstop [Miller scored]; Torres stole second; Staub
lined to third; Wynn walked; Menke flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron homered; Torre grounded out (third to
first); Boyer singled to center; Francona singled to center
[Boyer to second]; D. Johnson walked [Boyer to third, Francona
to second]; Jackson hit into a double play to center [Boyer out
at home (center to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte
flied out to right; Bateman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: PAGE BATTED FOR KELLEY; Page flied out to left; Alou
lined to left; Millan reached on an error by Dierker; H. Aaron
homered (unearned) [Millan scored (unearned)]; Torre struck out;
2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: UPSHAW REPLACED PAGE (PITCHING); Dierker struck out;
Miller grounded out (first to pitcher); Torres struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Boyer popped to second; Francona grounded out (first
to pitcher); D. Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub walked; Wynn singled to left [Staub to
second]; Menke grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Staub to third, Wynn out at second]; Rader struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Jackson walked; LUM BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Lum forced
Jackson (first to shortstop); Alou flied out to center; Millan
singled to center [Lum to second]; Dierker threw a wild pitch
[Lum to third, Millan to second]; H. Aaron singled [Lum scored,
Millan to third]; Torre walked [H. Aaron to second]; DUKES
REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Boyer forced Torre (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BRITTON REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Aspromonte singled
to shortstop; Bateman grounded out (second to first) [Aspromonte
to second]; Dukes walked; K. JOHNSON REPLACED BRITTON
(PITCHING); Miller struck out; Torres grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Francona flied out to center; D. Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jackson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub flied to right; Wynn was hit by a pitch; Wynn
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: T. AARON BATTED FOR K. JOHNSON; T. Aaron popped to
first; Alou singled to center; Millan popped to shortstop; H.
Aaron doubled to right [Alou to third]; Torre was walked
intentionally; Boyer flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   1    9
 Braves           4   9   0   10


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