Houston Astros 1, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Saturday, August 17, 1968 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Torres ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Menke 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Thomas rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Aspromonte lf                 3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     2   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       31   1   7   1       1   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Gotay-Staub.
PB: Bateman (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (31,off Taylor).
HR: Wynn (18,6th inning off McAndrew 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Thomas (1,by McAndrew).
Team LOB: 5.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Stahl rf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       4   1
Jones lf                      2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Charles 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Martin c                      4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
  Weis pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Linz 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Agee cf                       2   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Swoboda ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McAndrew p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Shamsky ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Selma pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   0   4   0       4   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Stahl-Kranepool, McAndrew, Charles-Harrelson.

BATTING - 
SH: Jones (4,off Buzhardt).
HBP: Agee (3,by Wilson).
GDP: Swoboda (10,off Buzhardt).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(10-12)               7     2   0   0   4   7   0  29
Buzhardt SV(4)                2     2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     4   0   0   4   7   0  35

Wilson faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Wilson (4,Agee).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew L(0-4)               7     6   1   1   1   4   1  27
Taylor                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1   4   1  33

HBP: McAndrew (1,Thomas).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 17529


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay struck out; Torres struck out; Wynn struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson flied to left; Stahl grounded out (first to
pitcher); Jones flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub grounded out (first unassisted); Menke popped
to third; Thomas was hit by a pitch; Aspromonte popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool grounded out (first to pitcher); Charles
flied to center; Martin singled to left; Linz struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman walked; Wilson forced Bateman (first to
shortstop); Gotay singled to left [Wilson to second]; Torres
flied to center [Wilson to third]; Wynn was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Agee struck out; McAndrew struck out; Harrelson flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub popped to shortstop; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Thomas flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Stahl singled to center; Jones struck out; Kranepool
popped to third; Charles popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Bateman lined into a
double play (right to first) [Aspromonte out at first]; Wilson
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Martin popped to catcher in foul territory; Linz
popped to catcher in foul territory; Agee was hit by a pitch;
McAndrew grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gotay grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
flied to left; Wynn homered; Staub singled to right; Menke flied
to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Harrelson walked; Stahl struck out; Jones walked
[Harrelson to second]; Kranepool grounded out (first unassisted)
[Jones to second, Harrelson to third]; Charles popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Thomas flied to center; Aspromonte singled to left;
Bateman singled to right [Aspromonte to third]; On a bunt Wilson
hit into a double play (pitcher unassisted) [Aspromonte out at
home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Martin popped to second; Linz struck out but advanced
to first on a passed ball; Agee struck out; SHAMSKY BATTED FOR
MCANDREW; Shamsky walked [Linz to second]; SELMA RAN FOR
SHAMSKY; Harrelson flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: TAYLOR REPLACED SELMA (PITCHING); Gotay grounded out
(third to first); Torres flied to right; Wynn flied to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: Stahl walked; BUZHARDT REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING);
Jones out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Stahl to
second]; Kranepool popped to third; Charles singled to second
[Stahl out at home (second to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub doubled to center; Menke hit into a double
play (third to shortstop) [Staub out at third]; Thomas grounded
out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 9TH: Martin singled to right; WEIS RAN FOR MARTIN; On a
bunt Linz forced Weis (pitcher to shortstop); SWOBODA BATTED FOR
AGEE; Swoboda grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Linz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   0    5
 Mets             0   4   0    8


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