Houston Astros 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Monday, July 22, 1968 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    1  0  0  -   4 13  0
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson rf                    5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Torres ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Staub 1b                      5   1   3   0       0   1       8   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   1       0   2       3   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   2   1       2   0       0   4
Rader 3b                      4   1   0   0       1   0       2   5
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Brand c                       4   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
Giusti p                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       38   4  13   3       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Giusti-Brand, Rader-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (15,off Kekich); Simpson (2,off Grant).
SH: Wynn (4,off Billingham).
GDP: Rader (4,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Simpson (4,2nd base off Kekich/Haller); Brand (1,2nd base off Grant/Haller);
Rader (1,Home off Grant/Haller); Staub (1,2nd base off Grant/Haller).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Gabrielson lf                 4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Haller c                      4   0   3   0       0   0       6   0
Lefebvre 2b                   3   0   2   0       1   1       2   2
Fairly 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Bailey 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Fairey rf                     3   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Versalles ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
Kekich p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grant p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   7   0       1   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lefebvre-Versalles-Fairly.

BATTING - 
2B: Lefebvre (7,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(6-10)                9     7   0   0   1   8   0  33


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kekich L(1-4)                 5     7   2   2   2   4   0  24
Grant                         3     5   2   2   0   2   0  14
Billingham                    1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    13   4   4   3   6   0  42

Kekich faced 1 batter in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 13244


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Simpson             rf        Davis               cf
2. Torres              ss        Gabrielson          lf
3. Staub               1b        Haller              c
4. Wynn                cf        Lefebvre            2b
5. Menke               2b        Fairly              1b
6. Rader               3b        Bailey              3b
7. Watson              lf        Fairey              rf
8. Brand               c         Versalles           ss
9. Giusti              p         Kekich              p

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson flied out to center; Torres lined to right;
Staub singled to left; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Davis made an out to shortstop; Gabrielson struck
out; Haller grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke doubled to left; Rader grounded out (third to
first); Watson flied out to center; Brand grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Lefebvre doubled to left; Fairly grounded out
(pitcher to second to first) [Lefebvre to third]; Bailey reached
on a fielder's choice [Lefebvre out at home (third to catcher)];
Fairey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Giusti singled to second; Simpson was called out on
strikes; Torres flied out to center; Staub made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Versalles flied out to right; Kekich lined to
center; Davis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn struck out; Menke walked; Rader forced Menke
(second to shortstop); Watson singled to second [Rader to
third]; Brand flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Gabrielson struck out; Haller singled to center;
Lefebvre singled to right [Haller to third]; Fairly reached on a
fielder's choice that turned into a double play [Haller out at
home (pitcher to catcher), Lefebvre out at third (catcher
unassisted)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Giusti popped to first in foul territory; Simpson
singled to left; Simpson stole second; Torres singled to second
[Simpson to third]; Staub struck out; Wynn singled to center
[Simpson scored, Torres to second]; Menke popped to first; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Bailey grounded out (third to first); Fairey
singled to right; Versalles was called out on strikes; Kekich
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader walked; GRANT REPLACED KEKICH (PITCHING);
Watson struck out; Brand singled to left [Rader to third]; Rader
stole home and Brand stole second; On a bunt Giusti struck out;
Simpson doubled to left [Brand scored]; Torres popped to
shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis grounded out (second to first); Gabrielson
struck out; Haller singled to center; Lefebvre walked [Haller to
second]; Fairly struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub singled to left; Staub stole second; Wynn
popped to third in foul territory; Menke singled to right [Staub
scored]; Rader lined to third; Watson singled to center [Menke
to third]; Brand grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Bailey grounded out (third to first); Fairey
singled to right; Versalles lined into a double play (third to
first) [Fairey out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Simpson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: CRAWFORD BATTED FOR GRANT; Crawford was called out
on strikes; Davis flied out to center; Gabrielson flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 9TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Staub
singled to right; Wynn out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Staub to second]; Menke walked; Rader grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: Haller singled to center; Lefebvre struck out;
Fairly flied out to center; Bailey made an out to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  13   0   11
 Dodgers          0   7   0    6


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