Philadelphia Phillies 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Sunday, August 4, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   3  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taylor 3b                     5   0   1   1       0   1       0   5
Rojas 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       3   3
Callison rf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Lock lf,cf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
White 1b                      2   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
  Allen ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez cf                   3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Joseph ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sutherland ss                 4   0   1   1       0   0       3   8
Ryan c                        4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Wise p                        3   2   2   0       1   0       0   2
Totals                       33   3   9   3       3   7      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Wise-Sutherland-White, Taylor-Rojas-White.
E: Rojas (5), Sutherland (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wise 2 (4,off Wilson,off Shea).
SH: Callison (3,off Wilson).
SF: Rojas (3,off Wilson).
GDP: Ryan (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   5
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Miller rf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Aspromonte lf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   0   0       0   0       1   3
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Simpson cf                    2   0   2   1       1   0       2   0
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Menke-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (28,off Wise); Simpson (5,off Wise).
SH: Wilson (4,off Wise).
HBP: Simpson (4,by Wise).
GDP: Torres (8,off Wise); Rader (5,off Wise).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wise W(7-8)                   9     7   2   1   2   3   0  36

HBP: Wise (4,Simpson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        7.1   7   2   2   3   5   0  31
House                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Shea L(1-2)                   1.1   2   1   1   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     9   3   3   3   7   0  38

WP: Wilson 2 (7).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 15003


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Taylor              3b        Menke               2b
2. Rojas               2b        Torres              ss
3. Callison            rf        Miller              rf
4. Lock                lf        Staub               1b
5. White               1b        Aspromonte          lf
6. Gonzalez            cf        Rader               3b
7. Sutherland          ss        Bateman             c
8. Ryan                c         Simpson             cf
9. Wise                p         Wilson              p

PHILLIES 1ST: Taylor lined to second; Rojas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Callison struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Menke singled to center; Torres grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Menke out at
second]; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Lock singled to right; White popped to second;
Gonzalez singled to center [Lock to third]; Sutherland singled
to right [Lock scored, Gonzalez to third]; Ryan grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Sutherland out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub grounded out (first unassisted); Aspromonte
reached on an error by Sutherland [Aspromonte to first]; Rader
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Aspromonte out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1,
Astros 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Wise walked; Taylor struck out; Rojas singled to
center [Wise to second]; Callison struck out; Wilson threw a
wild pitch [Wise to third, Rojas to second]; Lock was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman struck out; Simpson walked; Wilson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Simpson to second]; Menke
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: White walked; Gonzalez lined to second; Sutherland
flied out to center; Ryan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Torres grounded out (second to first); Miller
grounded out (second to first); Staub flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Wise doubled to left; Taylor grounded out (second
to pitcher) [Wise to third]; Rojas hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Wise scored]; Callison popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte walked; Rader forced Aspromonte (third to
second) [Rader to second (error by Rojas)]; Bateman grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rader to third]; Simpson singled to left
[Rader scored (unearned)]; Wilson popped to shortstop; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Lock popped to third; White flied out to left;
Gonzalez singled to left; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez to
second]; Sutherland flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller singled to right;
Staub doubled to right [Miller scored, Staub to third (on throw
to home)]; Aspromonte struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Ryan grounded out (second to first); Wise grounded
out (third to first); Taylor grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Simpson was hit by a pitch;
Wilson singled to right [Simpson to third]; Menke grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: Rojas singled to left; Callison out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Rojas to second]; Lock walked; HOUSE
REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); ALLEN BATTED FOR WHITE; Allen forced
Lock (third to second) [Rojas to third]; JOSEPH BATTED FOR
GONZALEZ; SHEA REPLACED HOUSE (PITCHING); Joseph forced Allen
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros
2.

ASTROS 8TH: ALLEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); JOSEPH STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); LOCK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Torres
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller singled to shortstop;
Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 9TH: Sutherland grounded out (second to first); Ryan
was called out on strikes; Wise doubled to right; Taylor singled
to right [Wise scored, Taylor to second (on throw to home)];
Rojas struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Simpson doubled to center;
THOMAS BATTED FOR SHEA; Thomas popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         3   9   2    8
 Astros           2   7   0    7


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