Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 3 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Saturday, September 7, 1968 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0    3  -   6 10  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  -   3 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      4   3   2   0       1   1       6   5
Miller rf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   2   2   3       0   1       5   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   1       1   0      11   1
Rader 3b                      5   1   2   1       0   1       3   2
Aspromonte lf                 5   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Adlesh c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Bateman c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McFadden ss                   4   0   0   0       1   1       2   5
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shea p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  10   6       4   8      30  14

FIELDING - 
E: Adlesh (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (15,off Niekro); Wynn (20,off Raymond).
HR: Wynn (21,6th inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
SH: Miller (5,off Raymond).
SF: Wynn (3,off Niekro).
HBP: Wynn (5,by Upshaw).
GDP: Rader (8,off Niekro).
IBB: Staub (21,by Raymond).
Team LOB: 8.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Millan 2b                     5   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Torre 1b,c                    4   0   1   0       1   1       8   0
B. Johnson 3b                 2   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Jackson ph,ss               2   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
T. Aaron lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Lum ph,lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tillman c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
  Francona ph,1b              2   0   0   1       0   0       1   2
Martinez ss,3b                5   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Niekro p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Baker ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Garr ph                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Johnson ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       39   3  10   3       7   1      30  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Martinez-Millan-Torre.
E: Martinez (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Martinez (5,off Lemaster); Jackson (8,off Shea); H. Aaron (30,off Dukes).
HBP: Lum (4,by Coombs).
IBB: Torre (7,by Dukes).
Team LOB: 14.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster                      6.2   7   0   0   3   1   0  30
Shea                          1.1   1   3   3   2   0   0   7
Dukes                         0.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   4
Coombs W(4-2)                 0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Buzhardt SV(5)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                       10    10   3   3   7   1   0  47

Shea faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Coombs (1,Lum).
IBB: Dukes (10,Torre).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     6   2   2   0   4   1  26
Upshaw                        0.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   4
Kelley                        1.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   6
Raymond L(3-5)                0.1   2   3   3   2   0   0   5
Reed                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       10    10   6   6   4   8   1  44

HBP: Upshaw (4,Wynn).
IBB: Raymond (9,Staub).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 6429


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               1b
5. Rader               3b        B. Johnson          3b
6. Aspromonte          lf        T. Aaron            lf
7. Adlesh              c         Tillman             c
8. McFadden            ss        Martinez            ss
9. Lemaster            p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Menke singled [Menke to second (error by Martinez)];
Miller singled [Menke to third]; Wynn hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Menke scored]; Staub made an out to second; Rader made an
out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou made an out to shortstop; Millan walked; H.
Aaron reached on an error by Adlesh [Millan out at third (left
to second to third)]; Torre singled [H. Aaron to second]; B.
Johnson made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte flied out to left; Adlesh made an out to
first; McFadden struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: T. Aaron made an out to third; Tillman made an out
to first; Martinez doubled; Niekro singled [Martinez to third];
Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to first); Menke
flied out to right; Miller flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan flied out to center; H. Aaron flied out to
center; Torre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn struck out; Staub flied out to right; Rader
doubled; Aspromonte singled [Rader to third]; Adlesh struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: B. Johnson made an out to catcher; T. Aaron grounded
out (third to first); Tillman singled; Martinez forced Tillman
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: McFadden flied out to center; Lemaster grounded out
(pitcher to first); Menke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Niekro flied out to center; Alou singled; Millan
flied out to right; H. Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn
homered; Staub singled; Rader grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Staub out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Torre made an out to shortstop; B. Johnson walked;
T. Aaron made an out to second; Tillman flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Adlesh
flied out to left; McFadden flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Martinez grounded out (second to first); BAKER
BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Baker grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled; Millan singled [Alou to second]; H. Aaron walked [Alou
to third, Millan to second]; SHEA REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING);
Torre made an out to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: UPSHAW REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); Shea struck out;
Menke singled; Miller walked [Menke to second]; Wynn was hit by
a pitch [Menke to third, Miller to second]; KELLEY REPLACED
UPSHAW (PITCHING); Staub forced Wynn (second to shortstop)
[Menke scored, Miller to third]; Rader struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: JACKSON BATTED FOR B. JOHNSON; Jackson doubled; LUM
BATTED FOR T. AARON; Lum flied out to center [Jackson to third];
FRANCONA BATTED FOR TILLMAN; Francona grounded out (second to
first) [Jackson scored]; Martinez grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: JACKSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LUM STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); FRANCONA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); TORRE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); MARTINEZ CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); Adlesh
struck out; McFadden walked; Shea struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: GARR BATTED FOR KELLEY; Garr walked; Alou walked
[Garr to second]; DUKES REPLACED SHEA (PITCHING); Millan made an
out to third; H. Aaron doubled [Garr scored, Alou to third];
Torre was walked intentionally; Jackson singled [Alou scored, H.
Aaron out at third (first to second), Torre to second]; COOMBS
REPLACED DUKES (PITCHING); Lum was hit by a pitch [Torre to
third, Jackson to second]; Francona grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 10TH: RAYMOND REPLACED GARR (PITCHING); Menke walked;
Miller out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Menke to
second]; Wynn doubled [Menke scored]; Staub was walked
intentionally; Rader singled [Wynn scored, Staub to second];
REED REPLACED RAYMOND (PITCHING); Aspromonte forced Staub (first
to third) [Rader to second]; THOMAS BATTED FOR ADLESH; Thomas
singled [Rader scored, Aspromonte to second]; McFadden flied out
to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 3.

BRAVES 10TH: BATEMAN REPLACED THOMAS (PLAYING C ); Martinez
grounded out (shortstop to first); D. JOHNSON BATTED FOR REED;
D. Johnson walked; BUZHARDT REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Alou
made an out to first; Millan forced D. Johnson (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   1    8
 Braves           3  10   1   14


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