Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 93
Played on Friday, July 19, 1968 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  9  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  4  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   2
Staub 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   1      10   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Thomas rf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Menke 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Bateman c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand pr,c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Wilson p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Shea p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   9   3       1   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Staub.
E: Aspromonte (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (12,off Perry); Aspromonte (6,off Perry); Menke (13,off Perry).
SH: Wilson (3,off Perry); Wynn (3,off Perry).
HBP: Bateman (1,by Perry).
GDP: Simpson (2,off Perry); Aspromonte (10,off Perry).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Menke (3,2nd base off Linzy/Dietz).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       2   0   0   0       2   0       3   3
Alou rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mays cf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
McCovey 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0      11   0
Hart 3b                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Marshall lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Dietz c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   3
  Bonds pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lanier ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
  Schroder ph,ss              1   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Perry p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       4   5      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Perry-McCovey, Dietz-Hart-Hunt, Hunt-Lanier-McCovey.
E: Dietz (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Mays (10,off Wilson).
3B: McCovey (1,off Wilson).
SH: Alou (4,off Wilson).
SF: Hart (3,off Wilson).
GDP: Schroder (1,off Shea).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(7-11)                6.2   2   1   1   3   3   0  26
Shea SV(1)                    2.1   2   0   0   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9     4   1   1   4   5   0  35


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perry L(8-8)                  7     8   3   3   1   3   0  29
Gibbon                        1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Linzy                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     9   3   3   1   5   0  36

HBP: Perry (3,Bateman).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 6694


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Simpson             lf        Hunt                2b
2. Torres              ss        Alou                rf
3. Staub               1b        Mays                cf
4. Wynn                cf        McCovey             1b
5. Thomas              rf        Hart                3b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Marshall            lf
7. Menke               2b        Dietz               c
8. Bateman             c         Lanier              ss
9. Wilson              p         Perry               p

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson struck out; Torres was called out on
strikes; Staub grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt walked; Alou out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Hunt to second]; Mays made an out to shortstop;
McCovey popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn doubled to center; Thomas singled to center
[Wynn scored]; Aspromonte lined into a double play (pitcher to
first) [Thomas out at first]; Menke grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Hart grounded out (shortstop to first); Marshall
grounded out (second to first); Dietz popped to shortstop in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman was hit by a pitch; BRAND RAN FOR BATEMAN;
Wilson reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Brand
to second]; On a bunt Simpson grounded into a double play
(catcher to third to second) [Wilson to second, Brand out at
third]; Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: BRAND STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Lanier grounded
out (second to first); Perry grounded out (second to first);
Hunt made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled to center; Wynn flied out to center;
Thomas singled to right [Staub to second]; Aspromonte grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Thomas out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Alou made an out to second; Mays doubled; McCovey
grounded out (second to first) [Mays to third]; Hart made an out
to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke flied out to center; Brand singled to left;
Wilson forced Brand (catcher to shortstop); Simpson made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Marshall made an out to third; Dietz flied out to
left; Lanier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
walked; Wynn out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Staub to
second]; Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Perry grounded out (first unassisted); Hunt walked;
Alou flied out to right; Mays struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte doubled to center; Menke doubled to right
[Aspromonte scored]; Brand grounded out (second to first) [Menke
to third]; Wilson singled [Menke scored]; Simpson forced Wilson
(shortstop to second); Torres struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey tripled to right; Hart hit a sacrifice fly
to center [McCovey scored]; Marshall was called out on strikes;
Dietz reached on an error by Aspromonte; SCHRODER BATTED FOR
LANIER; Schroder walked [Dietz to second]; SHEA REPLACED WILSON
(PITCHING); CLINE BATTED FOR PERRY; Cline made an out to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SCHRODER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GIBBON
REPLACED CLINE (PITCHING); Staub struck out; Wynn made an out to
second; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Hunt grounded out (third to first); Alou made an out
to third; Mays struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
singled to left; LINZY REPLACED GIBBON (PITCHING); Menke stole
second [Menke to third (error by Dietz)]; Brand reached on a
fielder's choice [Menke out at home (third to catcher to
third)]; Shea grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey singled to right; Hart singled to left
[McCovey to second]; Marshall was called out on strikes; Dietz
walked [McCovey to third, Hart to second]; BONDS RAN FOR DIETZ;
Schroder grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bonds
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   1    6
 Giants           1   4   1    7


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