Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 2

Regular Season Game 125

Doubleheader Nightcap

Played on Sunday, August 18, 1968 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 - 5 9 2 NY N 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 4 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AHerrera lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Torres ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 Wynn cf 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 Staub 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 10 1 Menke 2b 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 3 Aspromonte 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 Thomas rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Adlesh c 4 0 2 0 0 1 10 1 Ray p 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 3Totals35 5 9 4 2 8 27 12FIELDING -DP:1. Menke-Torres-Staub.E:Staub (10), Thomas (2).BATTING -2B:Torres (10,off Selma).HR:Wynn (19,6th inning off Selma 0 on 1 out).SH:Ray (1,off Koonce).Team LOB:6.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AHarrelson ss 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 Linz 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 Shamsky lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 7 2 Swoboda rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 Martin c 4 1 2 2 0 0 8 1 Collins 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 Agee cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Selma p 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Short p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Koonce p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals32 2 4 2 3 10 27 8FIELDING -PB:Martin (8).BATTING -HR:Martin (2,2nd inning off Ray 1 on 0 out).GDP:Shamsky (5,off Ray).Team LOB:6.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRay W(2-2) 9 4 2 2 3 10 1 35

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPSelma L(8-8) 7.1 7 4 4 1 7 1 30 Short 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Koonce 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 7Totals9 9 5 5 2 8 1 38WP:Koonce (2).Umpires:HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken BurkhartTime of Game:2:35Attendance:30095 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Herrera lf Harrelson ss 2. Torres ss Linz 2b 3. Wynn cf Shamsky lf 4. Staub 1b Kranepool 1b 5. Menke 2b Swoboda rf 6. Aspromonte 3b Martin c 7. Thomas rf Collins 3b 8. Adlesh c Agee cf 9. Ray p Selma p ASTROS 1ST: Herrera popped to first in foul territory; Torres struck out; Wynn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Harrelson was called out on strikes; Linz grounded out (shortstop to first); Shamsky reached on an error by Staub; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke struck out; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Swoboda singled to left; Martin homered [Swoboda scored]; Collins was called out on strikes; Agee was called out on strikes; Selma struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2. ASTROS 3RD: Thomas popped to shortstop; Adlesh singled to right; Ray struck out; Herrera forced Adlesh (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2. METS 3RD: Harrelson walked; Linz singled to center [Harrelson to second]; Shamsky grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Harrelson to third, Linz out at second]; Kranepool walked; Swoboda forced Kranepool (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 2. ASTROS 4TH: Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn singled to left; Staub singled to left [Wynn to third]; Menke popped to second; Aspromonte singled to left [Staub to second, Wynn scored]; Thomas struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. METS 4TH: Martin grounded out (second to first); Collins was called out on strikes; Agee popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 5TH: Adlesh grounded out (first unassisted); Ray struck out; Herrera struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. METS 5TH: Selma struck out (catcher to pitcher to first); Harrelson was called out on strikes; Linz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 6TH: Torres grounded out (catcher to first); Wynn homered; Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); Menke flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2. METS 6TH: Shamsky popped to third in foul territory; Kranepool grounded out (first unassisted); Swoboda walked; Martin grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2. ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas singled to right; Adlesh struck out; Ray popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2. METS 7TH: Collins grounded out (first to pitcher); Agee struck out; Selma grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2. ASTROS 8TH: Herrera popped to shortstop; Torres doubled to right; Wynn walked; SHORT REPLACED SELMA (PITCHING); Staub walked [Torres to third, Wynn to second]; KOONCE REPLACED SHORT (PITCHING); Menke singled to center [Staub to second, Wynn scored, Torres scored]; Aspromonte forced Menke (third to second) [Staub to third]; Koonce threw a wild pitch [Aspromonte to second, Staub scored]; Thomas popped to third; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 2. METS 8TH: Harrelson popped to shortstop; Linz popped to catcher in foul territory; Shamsky popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 2. ASTROS 9TH: Adlesh singled to right; Ray out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Adlesh to second]; On a bunt Herrera struck out; Martin allowed a passed ball [Adlesh to third]; Torres flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 2. METS 9TH: Kranepool struck out; Swoboda grounded out (third to first); Martin singled to right; Collins reached on an error by Thomas [Martin to third]; JONES BATTED FOR AGEE; Jones was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 5 9 2 6 Mets 2 4 0 6

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