San Francisco Giants 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Saturday, July 27, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  2  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  1
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  3
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Johnson 3b                    4   0   0   1       0   1       0   2
  Davenport 3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Mays cf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Hart lf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
  Cline lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Barton c                      4   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Lanier ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
McCormick p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Bolin p                     2   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
Totals                       36   4   8   4       1   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Johnson (9).

BATTING - 
3B: Alou (3,off Buzhardt).
SF: Mays (3,off Buzhardt).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Simpson rf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      12   2
  Gotay pr,2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   4       2   0
Menke 2b,1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Bateman c                     3   1   2   2       0   1       4   1
  Gilson pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adlesh c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Buzhardt p                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   3   7   3       0  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Menke 2 (11), Watson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bateman (11,off McCormick).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCormick                     1.1   4   3   2   0   2   0   9
Bolin W(4-3)                  7.2   3   0   0   0   8   0  26
Totals                        9     7   3   2   0  10   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buzhardt L(3-3)               7     6   4   2   0   5   0  29
Dukes                         2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9     8   4   2   1   5   0  38

WP: Buzhardt (4), Dukes (2).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 37330


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Simpson             rf
2. Johnson             3b        Torres              ss
3. Mays                cf        Staub               1b
4. McCovey             1b        Wynn                cf
5. Hart                lf        Menke               2b
6. Alou                rf        Aspromonte          3b
7. Barton              c         Watson              lf
8. Lanier              ss        Bateman             c
9. McCormick           p         Buzhardt            p

GIANTS 1ST: Hunt flied out to right; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mays singled to left [Mays to second
(error by Watson)]; McCovey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Simpson was called out on strikes; Torres singled to
right; Staub popped to pitcher in foul territory; Wynn was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Hart singled to left; Alou tripled to center [Hart
scored]; Barton singled to left [Alou scored]; Lanier grounded
out (catcher to first) [Barton to second]; McCormick struck out;
Hunt flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte
singled to right; Watson reached on an error by Johnson
[Aspromonte to second, Watson to first]; Bateman doubled
[Aspromonte scored, Watson scored (unearned)]; Buzhardt singled
[Bateman scored, Buzhardt to second (on throw to home)]; BOLIN
REPLACED MCCORMICK (PITCHING); Simpson was called out on
strikes; Torres grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Johnson was called out on strikes; Mays grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCovey grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Staub flied out to left; Wynn was called out on
strikes; Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Hart grounded out (third to first); Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Barton singled to center; Lanier flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Watson was
called out on strikes; Bateman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Bolin was called out on strikes but advanced to
first on a wild pitch; Hunt reached on an error by Menke [Bolin
to third, Hunt to second]; Johnson grounded out (second to
first) [Bolin scored (unearned), Hunt to third]; Mays hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Hunt scored (unearned)]; McCovey
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Buzhardt grounded out (first unassisted); Simpson
made an out to second; Torres grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Hart was called out on strikes; Alou singled to
center; Barton grounded out (third to first) [Alou to second];
Lanier grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub flied out to center; Wynn struck out; Menke
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Bolin grounded out (third to first); Hunt struck
out; Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: DAVENPORT REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING 3B); Aspromonte
grounded out (third to first); Watson was called out on strikes;
Bateman singled to center; GILSON RAN FOR BATEMAN; THOMAS BATTED
FOR BUZHARDT; Thomas forced Gilson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: DUKES REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); ADLESH REPLACED
GILSON (PLAYING C ); Mays flied out to center; McCovey grounded
out (first to pitcher); Hart singled; Alou reached on an error
by Menke [Alou to first, Hart out at home (first to catcher)]; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Simpson was called out on strikes; Torres flied out
to left; Staub singled to left; GOTAY RAN FOR STAUB; Wynn was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: GOTAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Barton grounded out (shortstop to
first); Lanier grounded out (first unassisted); Bolin walked;
Hunt singled to left [Bolin to second]; Dukes threw a wild pitch
[Bolin to third, Hunt to second]; Davenport flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: CLINE REPLACED HART (PLAYING LF); Menke flied out to
left; Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Watson singled
to center; MILLER BATTED FOR ADLESH; Miller flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4   8   1    7
 Astros           3   7   3    5


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