Houston Astros 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Thursday, August 15, 1968 (N) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   3  8  0
PHI N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Staub 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     4   2   3   0       0   0       0   3
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       2   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       1   3
Menke 1b,2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
Aspromonte lf                 3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Miller rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Giusti p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bateman-Rader-Gotay, Wynn-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (12,off Farrell).
HR: Wynn (16,6th inning off Fryman 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Giusti (1,by Fryman).
GDP: Bateman (10,off Farrell); Gotay (6,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 6.

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taylor 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Pena ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Briggs 1b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       8   0
Allen lf                      3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Lock rf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       4   1
Gonzalez cf                   2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Joseph ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rojas 2b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       3   4
Dalrymple c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Fryman p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clemens ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       2   6      27  11

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

BATTING - 
2B: Taylor (16,off Giusti); Briggs (9,off Giusti).
SF: Rojas (4,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Briggs (3,3rd base off Giusti/Bateman); Allen (5,2nd base off Giusti/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(7-12)                8.1   7   2   2   2   5   0  32
Coombs SV(1)                  0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   6   0  34

WP: Coombs (5).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fryman                        5.1   5   2   2   2   2   1  24
Farrell L(3-5)                2.2   3   1   1   0   1   0   9
Hall                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   4   1  36

WP: Fryman (6).
HBP: Fryman (4,Giusti).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 3217


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay grounded out (second to first); Torres flied
out to right; Wynn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Taylor doubled to center; Pena grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Taylor to third]; Briggs doubled to right
[Taylor scored]; Allen walked; Lock struck out while Briggs
stole third and Allen stole second [Allen out at third (catcher
to third to second)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies
1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Menke flied out to center;
Aspromonte walked; Bateman flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Rojas
flied out to right; Dalrymple grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller struck out; Giusti lined to left; Gotay
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Fryman was called out on strikes; Taylor grounded
out (third to first); Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Torres singled to left; Wynn popped to shortstop;
Rader flied out to right; Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Briggs singled to left; Allen singled to center
[Briggs to third]; Lock struck out; Gonzalez walked [Allen to
second]; Rojas hit a sacrifice fly to right [Briggs scored];
Dalrymple grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Bateman
popped to shortstop; Miller walked; Giusti was hit by a pitch
[Miller to second]; Fryman threw a wild pitch [Miller to third,
Giusti to second]; Gotay grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 5TH: Fryman grounded out (second to first); Taylor
lined to right; Pena struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Torres singled to left; Wynn homered [Torres
scored]; Rader singled to center; Menke forced Rader (right to
shortstop); Aspromonte singled to center [Menke to third];
FARRELL REPLACED FRYMAN (PITCHING); Bateman grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Aspromonte out at
second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: Briggs singled to center; Allen lined into a
double play (center to first) [Briggs out at first]; Lock lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller flied out to left; Giusti singled to
shortstop; Gotay grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Giusti out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Rojas
popped to first in foul territory; Dalrymple struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Torres singled to right; Wynn struck out; Rader
doubled to center [Torres scored]; Menke flied out to center;
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: CLEMENS BATTED FOR FARRELL; Clemens flied out to
right; Taylor grounded out (third to first); Pena grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HALL REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Bateman flied out
to center; Miller grounded out (second to first); Giusti struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 9TH: STAUB REPLACED GOTAY (PLAYING 1B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Briggs popped to third in foul
territory; Allen singled to right; Lock singled to second [Allen
to second]; COOMBS REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); JOSEPH BATTED FOR
GONZALEZ; Joseph flied out to right; Coombs threw a wild pitch
[Allen to third, Lock to second]; Rojas struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0    6
 Phillies         2   7   0    5


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