Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Sunday, September 1, 1968 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herrera 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Menke ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   2
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Aspromonte lf                 3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Thomas rf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Lemaster p                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   5   0       1   3      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Staub-Menke-Staub.
E: Rader (17).

BATTING - 
SH: Lemaster (8,off Hands); Herrera (5,off Hands).
GDP: Aspromonte (14,off Hands).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Thomas (1,2nd base by Hands/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   1   4   0       0   0       2   7
Beckert 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Williams lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   1
Banks 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1      13   0
Hundley c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Hickman rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Phillips cf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Hands p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       33   2   9   2       2   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kessinger-Beckert-Banks.

BATTING - 
2B: Phillips (15,off Lemaster).
HR: Santo (23,7th inning off Lemaster 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Williams (12,off Lemaster).
IBB: Phillips (18,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(10-13)             7     9   2   2   2   4   1  32
Shea                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   2   2   2   5   1  35

WP: Lemaster (7).
IBB: Lemaster (8,Phillips).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(15-8)                 9     5   0   0   1   3   0  31


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 11570


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Herrera             2b        Kessinger           ss
2. Menke               ss        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Williams            lf
4. Staub               1b        Santo               3b
5. Rader               3b        Banks               1b
6. Aspromonte          lf        Hundley             c
7. Thomas              rf        Hickman             rf
8. Bateman             c         Phillips            cf
9. Lemaster            p         Hands               p

ASTROS 1ST: Bill Hands 113 pitches; Denny Lemaster 111
pitches; Herrera flied out to left; Menke singled to center;
Wynn lined to left; Staub popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger singled to left; Beckert flied out to left;
Williams singled to right [Kessinger to third]; Santo struck
out; Banks struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher
to first); Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hundley grounded out (second to first); Hickman flied
out to right; Phillips doubled to center; Hands struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman singled to center; Lemaster out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Bateman to second]; Herrera
flied out to right [Bateman to third]; Menke grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to center; Beckert lined to center;
Williams grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Kessinger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub popped
to shortstop; Rader flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Banks singled
to left; Lemaster threw a wild pitch [Banks to second]; Hundley
flied out to left; Hickman walked; Phillips grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte popped to catcher in foul territory;
Thomas singled to second; Thomas was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); Bateman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hands popped to catcher in foul territory; Kessinger
singled to first; Beckert singled to left [Kessinger to second];
Williams forced Beckert (first to shortstop) [Kessinger to
third]; Santo flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lemaster walked; Herrera out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Lemaster to second]; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Banks popped to shortstop; Hundley flied out to left;
Hickman reached on an error by Rader [Hickman to second];
Phillips was walked intentionally; Hands struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub singled to right; Rader lined to shortstop;
Aspromonte grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger singled to center; Beckert grounded out
(second to first) [Kessinger to second]; Williams grounded out
(second to first) [Kessinger to third]; Santo homered [Kessinger
scored]; Banks flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman
struck out; GOTAY BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Gotay grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: SHEA REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Hundley flied out to
left; Hickman grounded out (third to first); Phillips struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Herrera grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
popped to second; Wynn singled to left; Staub grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    4
 Cubs             2   9   0    9


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