Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 142
Played on Friday, September 6, 1968 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  3
ATL N    0  3  0    3  0  0    1  0  x  -   7  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Miller rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
Staub 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       8   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Aspromonte lf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bateman c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  McFadden ss                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Adlesh ph,c                 3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       34   1   6   1       2   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Staub.
E: Menke (15), Rader (19), Bateman (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (19,off Jarvis); Menke (18,off Jarvis); Miller (15,off Jarvis).
HR: Wynn (20,4th inning off Jarvis 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Staub (20,by Jarvis).
Team LOB: 8.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       3   0   1   3       0   0       2   0
Millan 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   2
H. Aaron rf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Torre c                       3   0   1   1       1   1       9   0
Francona 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       6   0
  D. Johnson 1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lum lf                        4   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
B. Johnson 3b                 4   2   1   1       0   0       1   1
Jackson ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
Jarvis p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   7   9   6       3   4      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Francona (12,off Wilson).
3B: B. Johnson (1,off Wilson).
SH: Jarvis 2 (10,off Wilson 2).
SF: Jackson (1,off Wilson); Alou (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Francona (12,off Ray).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: H. Aaron (22,2nd base off Wilson/Bateman); Jackson (15,2nd base off Wilson/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(12-14)               4     7   6   3   1   3   0  21
Ray                           2     0   0   0   1   0   0   6
Blasingame                    1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Coombs                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   7   4   3   4   0  36


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jarvis W(15-9)                9     6   1   1   2   8   1  36

IBB: Jarvis (5,Staub).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 5479


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Menke               2b        Alou                cf
2. Miller              rf        Millan              2b
3. Wynn                cf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Staub               1b        Torre               c
5. Rader               3b        Francona            1b
6. Aspromonte          lf        Lum                 lf
7. Bateman             c         B. Johnson          3b
8. Torres              ss        Jackson             ss
9. Wilson              p         Jarvis              p

ASTROS 1ST: Menke struck out; Miller out on an unknown play;
Wynn doubled; Staub was walked intentionally; Rader struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou out on an unknown play; Millan struck out; H.
Aaron walked; H. Aaron stole second [H. Aaron to third (error by
Bateman)]; Torre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte out on an unknown play; Bateman out on an
unknown play; Torres struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Francona doubled; Lum singled [Francona stayed at
second]; B. Johnson reached on an error by Rader (assist by
Wilson) [Francona to third, Lum to second]; Jackson out on an
unknown play [Francona scored (unearned)]; Jarvis out on a
sacrifice bunt [Lum to third, B. Johnson to second]; Alou
singled [Lum scored (unearned), B. Johnson scored (unearned)];
Millan out on an unknown play; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson struck out; Menke out on an unknown play;
Miller out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 3.

BRAVES 3RD: H. Aaron struck out; Torre out on an unknown play;
Francona out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn homered; Staub struck out; Rader struck out;
Aspromonte singled; Bateman out on an unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum singled; B. Johnson tripled [Lum scored, B.
Johnson scored (error by Menke)]; Jackson singled; Jackson stole
second; Jarvis out on a sacrifice bunt [Jackson to third]; Alou
out on an unknown play [Jackson scored]; Millan singled; H.
Aaron out on an unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Torres out on an unknown play; ADLESH BATTED FOR
WILSON; Adlesh struck out; Menke doubled; Miller out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 5TH: RAY REPLACED BATEMAN (PITCHING); ADLESH STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Torre walked; Francona grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Torre out at second]; Lum out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn out on an unknown play; Staub reached on an
error by Jackson; Rader out on an unknown play; Aspromonte out
on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: B. Johnson out on an unknown play; Jackson out on an
unknown play; Jarvis out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 7TH: KING BATTED FOR RAY; King walked; Torres out on an
unknown play; Adlesh struck out; Menke out on an unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED KING (PITCHING); MCFADDEN
REPLACED TORRES (PLAYING SS); Alou out on an unknown play;
Millan walked; H. Aaron singled [Millan to second]; Torre
singled [Millan scored, H. Aaron to second]; Francona out on an
unknown play; Lum struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 7.

ASTROS 8TH: D. JOHNSON REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING 1B); Miller
doubled; Wynn out on an unknown play; Staub out on an unknown
play; Rader out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 7.

BRAVES 8TH: COOMBS REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); B. Johnson
out on an unknown play; Jackson out on an unknown play; Jarvis
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves
7.

ASTROS 9TH: Aspromonte out on an unknown play; THOMAS BATTED FOR
COOMBS; Thomas out on an unknown play; McFadden singled; Adlesh
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves
7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   3    8
 Braves           7   9   1    5


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