Houston Astros 5, Philadelphia Phillies 0
Regular Season Game 118
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Tuesday, August 13, 1968 (N) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  0  -   5  8  0
PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Staub 1b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Wynn lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   2   1   2       1   0       0   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   2       0   0       1   3
Bateman c                     4   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Simpson cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   5       2   3      27   4

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (5,4th inning off Wise 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Rader (3,by Wise).
Team LOB: 5.

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taylor 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Pena ss                       4   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
Briggs 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Allen lf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Lock rf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Gonzalez cf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Rojas 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Dalrymple c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Wise p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clemens ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       3   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Dalrymple (8).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(9-12)                9     4   0   0   3   9   0  34


Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wise L(8-9)                   5.1   6   5   5   2   1   1  24
Farrell                       2.2   2   0   0   0   1   0  10
Johnson                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   2   3   1  37

WP: Wise (4).
IBB: Wise (1,Rader).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:24   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Miller              rf        Taylor              3b
2. Torres              ss        Pena                ss
3. Staub               1b        Briggs              1b
4. Wynn                lf        Allen               lf
5. Rader               3b        Lock                rf
6. Menke               2b        Gonzalez            cf
7. Bateman             c         Rojas               2b
8. Simpson             cf        Dalrymple           c
9. Wilson              p         Wise                p

ASTROS 1ST: Miller walked; Torres grounded out (second to first)
[Miller to second]; Staub popped to left; Wynn flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Taylor flied out to right; Pena flied out to left;
Briggs popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied out to center; Menke popped to first;
Bateman singled to center; Simpson forced Bateman (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Allen singled to center; Lock was called out on
strikes; Gonzalez struck out; Rojas popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson struck out; Miller grounded out (second to
first); Torres flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Dalrymple flied out to right; Wise singled to
right; Taylor flied out to right; Pena was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled to left; Dalrymple allowed a passed
ball [Staub to second]; Wynn flied out to right [Staub to
third]; Rader homered [Staub scored]; Menke flied out to center;
Bateman lined to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Briggs flied out to left; Allen walked; Lock
struck out; Gonzalez singled to left [Allen to second]; Rojas
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Simpson lined to shortstop; Wilson flied out to
left; Miller grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Dalrymple grounded out (second to first); Wise
popped to first; Taylor popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres singled to right; Staub flied out to left;
Wynn singled to left [Torres to second]; Wise threw a wild pitch
[Torres to third, Wynn to second]; Rader was walked
intentionally; Menke singled to left [Torres scored, Wynn
scored, Rader to third]; FARRELL REPLACED WISE (PITCHING);
Bateman singled to shortstop [Rader scored, Menke to second];
Simpson forced Bateman (shortstop to second) [Menke to third];
Wilson flied out to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: Pena struck out; Briggs walked; Allen struck out;
Lock flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller flied out to center; Torres grounded out
(third to first); Staub singled to left; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: Gonzalez flied out to left; Rojas popped to
shortstop; Dalrymple struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader popped to first in foul territory; Menke lined
to center; Bateman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 8TH: CLEMENS BATTED FOR FARRELL; Clemens popped to
catcher in foul territory; Taylor singled to right; Pena struck
out; Briggs grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 9TH: JOHNSON REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Simpson flied
out to center; Wilson was called out on strikes; Miller grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 9TH: Allen grounded out (second to first); Lock walked;
Gonzalez struck out; Rojas popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   0    5
 Phillies         0   4   0    7


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