Houston Astros 6, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Thursday, August 29, 1968 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    3  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  0
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herrera 2b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Miller rf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Staub 1b                      3   1   0   0       1   0      10   0
Menke ss                      4   1   1   3       0   1       2   2
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Thomas lf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   0       0   0       6   1
Giusti p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       3   2      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Herrera (2,off Marichal).
HR: Menke (5,1st inning off Marichal 2 on 2 out).
SH: Herrera (3,off Marichal).
IBB: Staub (18,by Marichal).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (6,2nd base off Marichal/Dietz).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf,cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Hunt 2b                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Mays cf                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alou rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Hart 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Dietz c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Cline lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lanier ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Monbouquette p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schroder ph                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herbel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marichal p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gibbon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Oliver ph,ss                2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       31   1   4   1       1   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lanier-Hunt.
E: Hunt (13), Dietz 2 (10), Marichal (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Bonds (3,off Giusti).
HBP: Schroder (1,by Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(9-12)                9     4   1   1   1   5   0  33

HBP: Giusti (3,Schroder).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal L(23-7)              1.2   6   6   4   1   1   1  12
Gibbon                        4.1   3   0   0   1   1   0  16
Monbouquette                  2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Herbel                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   6   4   3   2   1  38

IBB: Marichal (9,Staub).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 5449


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Herrera             2b        Bonds               rf
2. Miller              rf        Hunt                2b
3. Wynn                cf        Mays                cf
4. Staub               1b        McCovey             1b
5. Menke               ss        Hart                3b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Dietz               c
7. Thomas              lf        Cline               lf
8. Bateman             c         Lanier              ss
9. Giusti              p         Marichal            p

ASTROS 1ST: Herrera doubled to left; Miller grounded out
(catcher to first); Wynn struck out; Staub was walked
intentionally; Menke homered [Herrera scored, Staub scored];
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunt flied
out to right; Mays struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: ALOU REPLACED MAYS (PLAYING RF); BONDS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Thomas singled to right; Bateman singled
to center [Thomas to third]; Giusti popped to first in foul
territory; Herrera out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted)
[Thomas scored, Bateman to third (error by Marichal)]; Miller
singled to right [Bateman scored (unearned)]; Miller stole
second [Miller to third (error by Dietz)]; Wynn singled to
center [Miller scored (unearned)]; GIBBON REPLACED MARICHAL
(PITCHING); Dietz dropped a foul fly hit by Staub for an error;
Staub forced Wynn (shortstop unassisted); 3 R (1 ER), 4 H, 3 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (second to first); Hart
grounded out (third to first); Dietz flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Menke struck out; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop
to first); Thomas singled to left; Bateman singled to right
[Thomas to second]; Giusti grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Cline made an out to second; Lanier made an out to
first; Gibbon grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrera flied out to right; Miller singled [Miller
to second (error by Hunt)]; Wynn lined into a double play
(shortstop to second) [Miller out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Bonds grounded out (third to first); Hunt made an
out to second; Alou made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub flied out to left; Menke grounded out (pitcher
to first); Aspromonte walked; Thomas grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: McCovey flied out to right; Hart walked; Dietz
struck out; Cline made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bateman flied out to right; Giusti flied out to
right; Herrera grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Lanier struck out; OLIVER BATTED FOR GIBBON; Oliver
was called out on strikes; Bonds singled to center; Hunt singled
to right [Bonds to second]; Alou grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: OLIVER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MONBOUQUETTE
REPLACED LANIER (PITCHING); Miller made an out to first; Wynn
flied out to left; Staub flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey was called out on strikes; Hart made an out
to shortstop; Dietz singled; Cline flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (first unassisted); Thomas walked; Bateman forced
Thomas (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: SCHRODER BATTED FOR MONBOUQUETTE; Schroder was hit
by a pitch; Oliver flied out to left; Bonds doubled [Schroder to
third]; Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first) [Schroder
scored]; Alou grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HERBEL REPLACED SCHRODER (PITCHING); Giusti grounded
out (third to first); Herrera flied out to center; Miller made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey flied out to right; Hart popped to catcher
in foul territory; Dietz made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   0    5
 Giants           1   4   4    5


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