Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Friday, August 16, 1968 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  2  -   3  7  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b,3b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       1   8
Torres ss                     5   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   1       0   3       5   0
Staub 1b                      4   1   2   0       1   1      10   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  Gotay 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Thomas rf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Aspromonte lf                 5   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       1   2      11   0
Dierker p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Herrera ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Brand ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dukes p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   3   7   3       4  12      36  14

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (30,off Taylor); Aspromonte (8,off Taylor).
HR: Wynn (17,9th inning off Seaver 0 on 2 out).
IBB: Thomas (1,by Taylor); Bateman (12,by Taylor).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Menke (5,2nd base by Seaver/Martin); Wynn (13,2nd base by Seaver/Martin).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  6   0   0   0       0   1       2   6
Agee cf                       6   0   1   0       0   3       5   0
Stahl rf,1b                   6   0   2   0       0   2       3   0
Jones lf                      4   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
  Swoboda ph,rf               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Martin c                      4   1   1   1       0   0      11   2
  Grote ph,c                  0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Collins 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Charles ph,3b               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Linz 2b                       4   0   1   0       1   2       1   1
Seaver p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Shamsky ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Koonce p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bosch ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44   1   9   1       4  11      36  11

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (11,off Dierker).
HR: Martin (1,7th inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Agee (9,2nd base off Shea/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       7     5   1   1   2   6   1  27
Shea                          3     3   0   0   0   2   0  12
Coombs                        0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Dukes W(1-2)                  1.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   6
Totals                       12     9   1   1   4  11   1  48

WP: Dierker (16), Shea (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver                       10     5   1   1   2  10   1  35
Koonce                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Taylor L(1-3)                 1     2   2   2   2   2   0   7
Totals                       12     7   3   3   4  12   1  45

IBB: Taylor 2 (5,Thomas,Bateman).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 3:31   Attendance: 23014


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Menke               2b        Harrelson           ss
2. Torres              ss        Agee                cf
3. Wynn                cf        Stahl               rf
4. Staub               1b        Jones               lf
5. Rader               3b        Kranepool           1b
6. Thomas              rf        Martin              c
7. Aspromonte          lf        Collins             3b
8. Bateman             c         Linz                2b
9. Dierker             p         Seaver              p

ASTROS 1ST: Menke singled to left; Menke was picked off and
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop to first); Torres
struck out; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson was called out on strikes; Agee struck out;
Stahl popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub flied to left; Rader walked; Thomas flied to
center; Aspromonte forced Rader (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Jones flied to right; Kranepool doubled to left;
Martin grounded out (second to pitcher) [Kranepool to third];
Collins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker
singled to center; Menke struck out; Torres flied to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Linz was called out on strikes; Seaver grounded out
(second to first); Harrelson flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn struck out; Staub struck out; Rader struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Agee grounded out (second to first); Stahl singled to
left; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Stahl to second]; Jones
walked; Kranepool forced Jones (right to shortstop) [Stahl to
third]; Martin grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Thomas grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
flied to right; Bateman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Collins grounded out (second to first); Linz walked;
Seaver struck out; Harrelson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Dierker struck out; Menke flied to center; Torres
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Agee struck out; Stahl struck out; Jones singled to
center; Kranepool flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn singled to left; Wynn was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Staub walked; Rader struck out;
Thomas flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Martin homered; Collins flied to center; Linz singled
to left [Linz out at second (left to second)]; Seaver grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bateman struck out; HERRERA BATTED FOR DIERKER; Herrera popped
to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: SHEA REPLACED HERRERA (PITCHING); Harrelson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Agee flied to center; Stahl singled to
left; Jones grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke flied to right; Torres flied to center; Wynn
homered; Staub singled to right; Rader flied to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first); Martin
grounded out (first to pitcher); Collins singled to left; Linz
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Thomas flied to right; Aspromonte lined to
shortstop; Bateman flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 1.

METS 10TH: GOTAY REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 2B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); SHAMSKY BATTED FOR SEAVER; Shamsky
struck out; Harrelson flied to center; Agee singled to center;
Agee stole second; Shea threw a wild pitch [Agee to third];
Stahl was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 11TH: KOONCE REPLACED SHAMSKY (PITCHING); BRAND BATTED
FOR SHEA; Brand grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
grounded out (third to first); Torres grounded out (shortstop to
first); 63 minute rain delay; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 11TH: COOMBS REPLACED BRAND (PITCHING); Jones grounded out
(pitcher to first); SWOBODA BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; Swoboda
singled to left; GROTE BATTED FOR MARTIN; Grote walked [Swoboda
to second]; CHARLES BATTED FOR COLLINS; DUKES REPLACED COOMBS
(PITCHING); Charles walked [Swoboda to third, Grote to second];
Linz was called out on strikes; BOSCH BATTED FOR KOONCE; Bosch
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 12TH: TAYLOR REPLACED BOSCH (PITCHING); GROTE STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); CHARLES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SWOBODA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); STAHL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); Wynn struck out; Staub doubled to left; Gotay lined to
left; Thomas was walked intentionally; Aspromonte doubled to
right [Thomas scored, Staub scored]; Bateman was walked
intentionally; Dukes struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Mets 1.

METS 12TH: Harrelson flied to center; Agee struck out; Stahl
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    6
 Mets             1   9   0   11


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