Houston Astros 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Monday, August 19, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  1  0    0  3  0    0  0  1  -   5  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    7  1  0    0  0  x  -   8  8  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crawford lf                   4   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Gabrielson rf                 4   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
  Lefebvre ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf                      4   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Haller c                      4   0   1   2       0   0       9   1
Fairly 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Bailey 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Popovich 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Versalles ss                  3   1   0   0       1   1       1   3
Singer p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osteen p                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Savage ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Purdin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   5       3   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Bailey (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Gabrielson 2 (10,off Giusti 2); Haller (22,off Giusti); Crawford (4,off
Coombs).
3B: Bailey (3,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herrera rf                    4   1   0   1       0   1       1   0
  Miller rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Staub 1b                      3   1   2   2       1   0      10   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Menke 2b                      4   2   1   1       0   0       1   5
Aspromonte lf                 3   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Bateman c                     3   1   1   1       1   2       9   0
Giusti p                      2   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
  Coombs p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       31   8   8   8       4   9      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (9,off Singer).
SH: Aspromonte (5,off Osteen).
IBB: Bateman (13,by Singer).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Singer L(9-13)                3.1   4   6   5   4   4   0  18
Osteen                        2.2   4   2   1   0   2   0  12
Purdin                        2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        8     8   8   6   4   9   0  36

IBB: Singer (8,Bateman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        4.2   6   4   4   2   5   0  22
Coombs W(3-2)                 4.1   2   1   1   1   3   0  16
Totals                        9     8   5   5   3   8   0  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 20347


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Crawford            lf        Herrera             rf
2. Gabrielson          rf        Torres              ss
3. Davis               cf        Wynn                cf
4. Haller              c         Staub               1b
5. Fairly              1b        Rader               3b
6. Bailey              3b        Menke               2b
7. Popovich            2b        Aspromonte          lf
8. Versalles           ss        Bateman             c
9. Singer              p         Giusti              p

DODGERS 1ST: Crawford flied out to left; Gabrielson doubled;
Davis struck out; Haller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Herrera struck out; Torres struck out; Wynn walked;
Staub singled [Wynn to third]; Rader made an out to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Fairly singled; Bailey tripled [Fairly scored];
Popovich made an out to first; Versalles struck out; Singer
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke flied out to center; Aspromonte struck out;
Bateman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Crawford struck out; Gabrielson doubled; Davis
struck out; Haller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Herrera
grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Fairly grounded out (pitcher to first); Bailey
flied out to left; Popovich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn singled; Staub walked [Wynn to second]; Rader
walked [Wynn to third, Staub to second]; Menke forced Rader
(shortstop to second) [Wynn scored, Staub to third]; Aspromonte
doubled [Staub scored, Menke to third]; Bateman was walked
intentionally; Giusti singled [Menke scored, Aspromonte scored,
Bateman to third]; OSTEEN REPLACED SINGER (PITCHING); Herrera
forced Giusti (third to second) [Bateman scored]; Torres singled
[Herrera to second]; Wynn reached on an error by Bailey [Herrera
to third, Torres to second]; Staub singled [Herrera scored
(unearned), Torres scored (unearned), Wynn to third]; Rader
grounded out (third to first); 7 R (5 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 7.

DODGERS 5TH: Versalles grounded out (pitcher to first); Osteen
walked; Crawford walked [Osteen to second]; Gabrielson made an
out to first; Davis singled [Osteen scored, Crawford to second];
Haller doubled [Crawford scored, Davis scored]; COOMBS REPLACED
GIUSTI (PITCHING); Fairly grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke singled; Aspromonte out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Menke to second]; Bateman singled to right
[Menke scored, Bateman out at second (right to second)]; Coombs
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

DODGERS 6TH: Bailey grounded out (second to first); Popovich
flied out to right; Versalles grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrera made an out to first; Torres grounded out
(third to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

DODGERS 7TH: SAVAGE BATTED FOR OSTEEN; Savage struck out;
Crawford made an out to third; Gabrielson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: PURDIN REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Staub flied out
to right; Rader flied out to center; Menke flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

DODGERS 8TH: MILLER REPLACED HERRERA (PLAYING RF); Davis made an
out to catcher; Haller flied out to right; Fairly singled;
Bailey made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Aspromonte struck out; Bateman struck out; Coombs
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 8.

DODGERS 9TH: Popovich grounded out (second to first); Versalles
walked; BOYER BATTED FOR PURDIN; Boyer struck out; Crawford
doubled [Versalles scored]; LEFEBVRE BATTED FOR GABRIELSON;
Lefebvre flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5   8   1    6
 Astros           8   8   0    4


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