Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Tuesday, July 16, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  3  -   6 15  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Millan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
H. Aaron rf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Torre c                       4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
T. Aaron lf,3b                4   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
D. Johnson 1b                 5   2   2   1       0   1      10   0
Jackson ss                    4   1   2   0       1   0       1   5
B. Johnson 3b                 4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Francona ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Lum lf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Stone p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Tillman ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   6  15   6       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Millan-D. Johnson.
E: Millan (7).

BATTING - 
2B: B. Johnson (1,off Lemaster); D. Johnson (8,off Lemaster).
SH: Upshaw (4,off Dukes).
HBP: Torre (3,by Shea).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (14,2nd base off Lemaster/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson rf                    4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0      11   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Aspromonte lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Bateman c                     3   1   1   0       0   0       6   1
Lemaster p                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   2   7   2       0   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Bateman (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub 2 (25,off Stone,off Upshaw); Bateman (10,off Stone).
GDP: Bateman (7,off Upshaw).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (9,2nd base off Upshaw/Torre).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone                         5     4   2   2   0   5   0  20
Upshaw W(5-4)                 4     3   0   0   0   2   0  14
Totals                        9     7   2   2   0   7   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(8-9)               7.2  11   3   2   3   5   0  37
Shea                          0.2   3   3   3   0   0   0   6
Dukes                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    15   6   5   3   5   0  46

HBP: Shea (1,Torre).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 22313


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Simpson             rf
2. Millan              2b        Torres              ss
3. H. Aaron            rf        Staub               1b
4. Torre               c         Wynn                cf
5. T. Aaron            lf        Menke               2b
6. D. Johnson          1b        Aspromonte          lf
7. Jackson             ss        Rader               3b
8. B. Johnson          3b        Bateman             c
9. Stone               p         Lemaster            p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan
singled; H. Aaron singled [Millan to second]; Torre grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Millan to third, H. Aaron to second]; T.
Aaron walked; D. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
singled; Staub doubled [Torres scored]; Wynn struck out; Menke
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Jackson made an out to shortstop; B. Johnson struck
out; Stone singled; Alou struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte flied out to right; Rader struck out;
Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); H. Aaron
flied out to right; Torre singled; T. Aaron singled [Torre to
second]; D. Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster struck out; Simpson struck out; Torres
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Jackson walked; Jackson stole second [Jackson to
third (error by Bateman)]; B. Johnson grounded out (third to
first); Stone grounded out (first unassisted) [Jackson scored
(unearned)]; Alou walked; Millan popped to first; 1 R (0 ER), 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub reached on an error by Millan; Wynn made an
out to shortstop; Menke made an out to third; Aspromonte flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: H. Aaron made an out to third; Torre grounded out
(third to first); T. Aaron flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader made an out to second; Bateman doubled;
Lemaster flied out to right; Simpson singled [Bateman scored];
Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: D. Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Jackson made an out to catcher; B. Johnson doubled; TILLMAN
BATTED FOR STONE; Tillman singled [B. Johnson scored]; Alou
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: UPSHAW REPLACED TILLMAN (PITCHING); Staub grounded
out (second to first); Wynn singled; Wynn stole second; Menke
grounded out (second to first) [Wynn to third]; Aspromonte
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Millan grounded out (third to first); H. Aaron flied
out to left; Torre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled; Bateman grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Rader out at second]; Lemaster struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: T. Aaron made an out to pitcher; D. Johnson doubled;
Jackson singled [D. Johnson to third]; B. Johnson singled [D.
Johnson scored, Jackson to second]; Upshaw struck out; Alou
singled [Jackson to third, B. Johnson to second]; SHEA REPLACED
LEMASTER (PITCHING); Millan grounded out (catcher to first); 1
R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Simpson struck out; Torres grounded out (second to
first); Staub doubled; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: H. Aaron made an out to pitcher; Torre was hit by a
pitch; T. Aaron singled [Torre to second]; D. Johnson singled
[Torre scored, T. Aaron to second]; Jackson singled [T. Aaron to
third, D. Johnson to second]; DUKES REPLACED SHEA (PITCHING);
FRANCONA BATTED FOR B. JOHNSON; Francona singled [T. Aaron
scored, D. Johnson scored, Jackson to second]; Upshaw out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Jackson to third, Francona
to second]; Alou flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: T. AARON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); LUM
REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING LF); Menke flied out to left;
Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); Rader flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6  15   1   13
 Astros           2   7   1    5


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