Philadelphia Phillies 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Wednesday, August 14, 1968 (N) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
PHI N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      2   0   1   0       2   0       6   2
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Staub 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Aspromonte lf                 4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   2       0   1       6   1
Simpson rf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3  10   3       3   5      24   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (11,off Short); Bateman (15,off Short).
HR: Bateman (4,2nd inning off Short 1 on 2 out); Wynn (15,6th inning off Short
0 on 1 out).
SH: Lemaster (7,off Short).
HBP: Menke (2,by Wagner).
GDP: Torres (9,off Short).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (2,2nd base by Short/Ryan); Bateman (1,3rd base by Short/Ryan).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Rojas 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Pena ss                       3   1   2   0       1   1       1   4
Allen lf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Lock rf                       4   1   2   4       0   1       3   0
Joseph 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Briggs 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Ryan c                        3   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Short p                       2   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Wagner p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       30   4   8   4       3   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Short-Pena-Briggs, Ryan-Rojas.

BATTING - 
2B: Pena (9,off Lemaster).
HR: Lock (6,3rd inning off Lemaster 3 on 2 out).
GDP: Ryan (10,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pena (1,2nd base by Lemaster/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(9-12)              6     6   4   4   3   1   1  25
Ray                           2     2   0   0   0   4   0   8
Totals                        8     8   4   4   3   5   1  33

WP: Lemaster (6).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Short W(12-11)                6.1   9   3   3   2   2   2  27
Wagner SV(3)                  2.2   1   0   0   1   3   0  10
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   5   2  37

HBP: Wagner (5,Menke).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 4040


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Menke               2b        Gonzalez            cf
2. Torres              ss        Rojas               2b
3. Staub               1b        Pena                ss
4. Wynn                cf        Allen               lf
5. Rader               3b        Lock                rf
6. Aspromonte          lf        Joseph              3b
7. Bateman             c         Briggs              1b
8. Simpson             rf        Ryan                c
9. Lemaster            p         Short               p

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

PHILLIES 1ST: Gonzalez lined to left; Rojas grounded out (third
to first); Pena doubled to center; Allen flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader doubled
to right; Aspromonte struck out; Bateman homered [Rader scored];
Simpson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Lock singled to center; Joseph was called out on
strikes; Briggs singled to center [Lock to third]; Ryan grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Briggs out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster made an out to second; Menke singled to
center; Torres flied out to right; Staub flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Short singled to right; Gonzalez popped to
shortstop; Rojas flied out to right; Lemaster threw a wild pitch
[Short to second]; Pena walked; Allen walked [Short to third,
Pena to second]; Lock homered [Short scored, Pena scored, Allen
scored]; Joseph popped to second; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Rader singled to
left; Aspromonte was called out on strikes while Rader was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 4TH: Briggs lined to center; Ryan flied out to left;
Short grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman doubled to right; Simpson singled to
shortstop [Bateman stayed at second]; Bateman was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); Lemaster out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Simpson to second]; Menke walked;
Torres flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Rojas
grounded out (third to first); Pena singled to left; Pena was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub popped to third in foul territory; Wynn
homered; Rader flied out to right; Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies
4.

PHILLIES 6TH: Allen walked; Lock forced Allen (shortstop to
second); Joseph popped to second; Briggs popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Bateman flied out to right; Simpson singled to
shortstop; GOTAY BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Gotay singled to left
[Simpson to second]; WAGNER REPLACED SHORT (PITCHING); Menke was
hit by a pitch [Simpson to third, Gotay to second]; Torres
struck out; Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 7TH: RAY REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); On a bunt Ryan
singled to third; On a bunt Wagner struck out; Gonzalez popped
to catcher in foul territory; Rojas singled to right [Ryan to
third]; Pena struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Phillies 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn walked; Rader struck out; Aspromonte singled to
center [Wynn to third, Aspromonte out at second (center to third
to second)]; Bateman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 8TH: Allen grounded out (shortstop to first); Lock was
called out on strikes; Joseph was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Simpson grounded out (shortstop to first); MILLER
BATTED FOR RAY; Miller grounded out (second to first); Menke
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Phillies 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   0    7
 Phillies         4   8   0    5


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