Houston Astros 2, San Francisco Giants 1 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 95
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, July 21, 1968 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  -   2  8  0
SF  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   1  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson lf                    5   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
Torres ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
Staub 1b                      5   0   2   1       0   0      17   1
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Thomas rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Brand c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Buzhardt p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Gotay ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   2   8   2       2   5      30  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Simpson-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (14,off Bolin).
HBP: Gotay (1,by Bolin).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Simpson (3,2nd base off Bolin/Barton).
CS: Wynn (9,2nd base by Bolin/Barton).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cline rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Mays cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
McCovey 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      11   3
Hart 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Marshall lf                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Barton c                      4   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
Lanier ss                     3   0   1   1       0   0       4   5
  Schroder ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bolin p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davenport ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   5   1       3   3      30  17

BATTING - 
HBP: Hunt (11,by Buzhardt).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buzhardt W(3-2)               9     5   1   1   3   3   0  34
Dukes SV(3)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       10     5   1   1   3   3   0  37

HBP: Buzhardt (2,Hunt).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bolin L(3-3)                  9.1   7   2   2   2   5   0  36
Linzy                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       10     8   2   2   2   5   0  39

HBP: Bolin (3,Gotay).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:26   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Simpson             lf        Hunt                2b
2. Torres              ss        Cline               rf
3. Staub               1b        Mays                cf
4. Wynn                cf        McCovey             1b
5. Thomas              rf        Hart                3b
6. Menke               2b        Marshall            lf
7. Aspromonte          3b        Barton              c
8. Brand               c         Lanier              ss
9. Buzhardt            p         Bolin               p

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson grounded out (pitcher to first); Torres
singled; Staub made an out to shortstop; Wynn grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); Cline
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mays walked; McCovey flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas flied out to center; Menke struck out;
Aspromonte made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Hart struck out; Marshall walked; Barton singled to
left [Marshall to second]; Lanier singled to right [Marshall
scored, Barton out at third (right to shortstop to third)];
Bolin grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Brand was called out on strikes; Buzhardt grounded
out (first unassisted); Simpson was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Hunt was hit by a pitch; Cline popped to third in
foul territory; Mays popped to first in foul territory; McCovey
singled to right [Hunt to third]; Hart grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Torres popped to first in foul territory; Staub
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Marshall grounded out (catcher to first); Barton
singled to center; Lanier grounded out (third to first) [Barton
to second]; Bolin grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Thomas made an out to shortstop; Menke doubled to
left; Aspromonte grounded out (first to pitcher) [Menke to
third]; Brand walked; Buzhardt grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Hunt grounded out (third to first); Cline flied out
to right; Mays flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Simpson singled; Simpson stole second; Torres made
an out to third; Staub singled to center [Simpson scored, Staub
out at second (center to pitcher to shortstop to first to
shortstop)]; Wynn walked; Wynn was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants
1.

GIANTS 6TH: McCovey walked; Hart flied out to center; Marshall
grounded out (pitcher to first) [McCovey to second]; Barton
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Thomas grounded out (first to pitcher); Menke flied
out to center; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Lanier grounded out (shortstop to first); Bolin
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunt grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Brand popped to catcher in foul territory; Buzhardt
struck out; Simpson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Cline singled to right; Mays struck out; McCovey
flied into a double play (left to first) [Cline out at first]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Torres grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
singled to right; Wynn struck out; Thomas singled [Staub to
second]; Menke forced Staub (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: Hart struck out; Marshall grounded out (first to
pitcher); Barton flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Aspromonte singled; Brand popped to pitcher in foul
territory; GOTAY BATTED FOR BUZHARDT; Gotay was hit by a pitch
[Aspromonte to second]; LINZY REPLACED BOLIN (PITCHING); Simpson
singled to right [Gotay to second, Aspromonte scored]; Torres
forced Simpson (shortstop to second) [Gotay to third]; Staub
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 10TH: DUKES REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); SCHRODER BATTED
FOR LANIER; Schroder flied out to center; DAVENPORT BATTED FOR
LINZY; Davenport grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunt
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    7
 Giants           1   5   0    6


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