Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 89
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, July 14, 1968 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  1  2  -   6  9  1
CIN N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson rf                    4   2   1   1       1   1       0   0
Torres ss                     3   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Staub 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       2   0       0   0
Menke 2b                      3   1   2   1       2   0       1   3
Aspromonte lf                 5   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   1       1   0      18   0
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       8   4      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Staub-Rader.
E: Bateman (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (12,off Lee).
HR: Simpson (5,3rd inning off Arrigo 0 on 1 out).
SH: Wilson (2,off Lee); Torres (9,off Lee).
SF: Bateman (1,off Lee).
GDP: Bateman (6,off Arrigo).
IBB: Bateman (11,by Arrigo); Menke (4,by Arrigo); Simpson (3,by Lee).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Torres (2,2nd base off Arrigo/Corrales).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Beauchamp 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   3       7   1
  Whitfield ph,1b             1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
A. Johnson lf                 3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
May rf                        4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Pinson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
McRae 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Ritchie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bench ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Corrales c                    2   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
  Jones ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Culver pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cardenas ss                   3   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Arrigo p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ruiz 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       31   1   5   0       2  18      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cardenas-McRae-Beauchamp.
E: Cardenas (15), Ruiz (2).

BATTING - 
2B: A. Johnson (17,off Wilson); Perez (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: May (4,2nd base off Wilson/Bateman); A. Johnson (13,Home off Wilson/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(6-11)                9     5   1   1   2  18   0  33

WP: Wilson (5).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo L(4-5)                 4.1   5   3   2   6   3   1  24
Ritchie                       2.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   9
Lee                           2     3   3   2   2   0   0  12
Totals                        9     9   6   4   8   4   1  45

IBB: Arrigo 2 (4,Bateman,Menke); Lee (8,Simpson).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 15240


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Simpson             rf        Beauchamp           1b
2. Torres              ss        A. Johnson          lf
3. Staub               1b        May                 rf
4. Wynn                cf        Perez               3b
5. Menke               2b        Pinson              cf
6. Aspromonte          lf        McRae               2b
7. Rader               3b        Corrales            c
8. Bateman             c         Cardenas            ss
9. Wilson              p         Arrigo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson was called out on strikes; Torres walked;
Torres stole second; Staub popped to third in foul territory;
Wynn walked; Menke flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Beauchamp was called out on strikes; A. Johnson
walked; Wilson threw a wild pitch [A. Johnson to second]; May
struck out; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte popped to shortstop; Rader walked;
Bateman grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Rader out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Pinson was called out on strikes; McRae struck out;
Corrales struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

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

REDS 3RD: Cardenas struck out; Arrigo struck out; Beauchamp was
called out on strikes; Don Wilson struck out eight
consecutive batters; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Menke walked;
Aspromonte singled to second [Menke to second]; Rader grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Menke to third, Aspromonte to second];
Bateman was walked intentionally; Wilson grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: A. Johnson singled to right; May singled to center [A.
Johnson to third]; A. Johnson stole home and May stole second
[May to third (error by Bateman)]; Perez popped to second;
Pinson popped to first in foul territory; McRae struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Simpson reached on an error by Cardenas [Simpson to
first]; Torres singled to left [Simpson to second]; Staub struck
out; Wynn singled to right [Simpson scored (unearned), Torres to
third, Wynn to second (on throw)]; Menke was walked
intentionally; Aspromonte singled to center [Torres scored, Wynn
to third, Menke to second]; RITCHIE REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING);
RUIZ REPLACED ARRIGO (PLAYING 2B); Rader flied out to center;
Bateman flied out to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Corrales struck out; Cardenas singled to center; Ruiz
struck out; Beauchamp struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wilson struck out; Simpson flied out to center;
Torres lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: A. Johnson doubled to center; May hit into a double
play (shortstop to first) [A. Johnson out at third (first to
third)]; Perez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub flied out to center; Wynn grounded out
(catcher to first); Menke singled to third; Aspromonte grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Pinson struck out; BENCH BATTED FOR RITCHIE; Bench
popped to third in foul territory; JONES BATTED FOR CORRALES;
Jones walked; CULVER RAN FOR JONES; Cardenas was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LEE REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); BENCH STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING C ); Rader singled to third; Bateman reached on an
error by Ruiz [Rader to second, Bateman to first]; Wilson out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Rader to third, Bateman to
second]; Simpson was walked intentionally; Torres out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Rader scored (unearned),
Bateman to third, Simpson to second]; Staub lined to right; 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Ruiz grounded out (second to first); WHITFIELD BATTED
FOR BEAUCHAMP; Whitfield grounded out (second to first); A.
Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: WHITFIELD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Wynn walked;
Menke doubled to right [Wynn scored]; Aspromonte lined to first;
Rader singled to left [Menke to third]; Bateman hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Menke scored, Rader to second]; Wilson grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: May struck out; Perez doubled to right; On a bunt
Pinson grounded out (second to first) [Perez to third]; Bench
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds
1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   1   12
 Reds             1   5   2    5


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