Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 92
Played on Thursday, July 18, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  4    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   7  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  2  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Millan 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       2   5
H. Aaron rf                   5   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
Torre c                       4   2   2   1       1   0       7   0
Francona lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Lum lf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
T. Aaron 1b                   4   1   2   4       0   1       7   1
B. Johnson 3b                 4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Martinez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jarvis p                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       39   7   9   7       1   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (15,off Giusti); Torre (5,off Giusti); Millan (16,off Gilson).
3B: T. Aaron (2,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: T. Aaron (1,2nd base off Dukes/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson lf                    3   1   0   0       1   3       2   0
Torres ss                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
Staub 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Miller rf                     3   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   2   1       3   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Torres 2 (16).

BATTING - 
SF: Miller (3,off Jarvis).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jarvis W(10-6)                9     2   1   1   3   7   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(5-10)                7.1   7   6   6   1   6   0  33
Dukes                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Gilson                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   7   7   1   6   0  40


Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 19820


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Simpson             lf
2. Millan              2b        Torres              ss
3. H. Aaron            rf        Staub               1b
4. Torre               c         Wynn                cf
5. Francona            lf        Miller              rf
6. T. Aaron            1b        Menke               2b
7. B. Johnson          3b        Rader               3b
8. Martinez            ss        Bateman             c
9. Jarvis              p         Giusti              p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou out on an unknown play; Millan out on an
unknown play; H. Aaron doubled; Torre singled [H. Aaron scored];
Francona struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson walked; Torres singled [Simpson to second];
Staub out on an unknown play; Wynn walked [Simpson to third,
Torres to second]; Miller out on an unknown play [Simpson
scored]; Menke out on an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: T. Aaron struck out; B. Johnson struck out; Martinez
reached on an error by Torres; Jarvis singled [Martinez to
second]; Alou out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Bateman struck out; Giusti struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan singled; H. Aaron reached on a fielder's
choice [Millan to second]; Torre walked [Millan to third, H.
Aaron to second]; Francona struck out; T. Aaron tripled [Millan
scored, H. Aaron scored, Torre scored]; B. Johnson out on an
unknown play [T. Aaron scored]; Martinez out on an unknown play;
4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Simpson struck out; Torres walked; Staub out on an
unknown play; Wynn out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Jarvis struck out; Alou out on an unknown play;
Millan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller struck out; Menke out on an unknown play;
Rader out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: H. Aaron out on an unknown play; Torre out on an
unknown play; Francona out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman out on an unknown play; Giusti out on an
unknown play; Simpson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: T. Aaron out on an unknown play; B. Johnson out on
an unknown play; Martinez out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres out on an unknown play; Staub out on an
unknown play; Wynn out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Jarvis struck out; Alou reached on an error by
Torres; Millan out on an unknown play; H. Aaron out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller out on an unknown play; Menke out on an
unknown play; Rader singled; Bateman out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Torre doubled; Francona out on an unknown play; T.
Aaron singled [Torre scored]; DUKES REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING);
T. Aaron stole second; B. Johnson out on an unknown play;
Martinez out on an unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LUM REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING LF); THOMAS BATTED
FOR DUKES; Thomas out on an unknown play; Simpson struck out;
Torres out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: GILSON REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Jarvis out on an
unknown play; Alou out on an unknown play; Millan doubled; H.
Aaron singled [Millan scored]; Torre out on an unknown play; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub out on an unknown play; Wynn out on an unknown
play; Miller out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           7   9   0    6
 Astros           1   2   2    4


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