Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Wednesday, September 18, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
H. Aaron rf                   5   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Torre c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
T. Aaron lf                   4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
D. Johnson 1b                 3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Martinez 3b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Garrido ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Niekro p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   2   8   2       2   2      27* 13

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Millan-Garrido-D. Johnson.
PB: Torre (4).

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (31,off Lemaster); T. Aaron (10,off Lemaster).
3B: T. Aaron (3,off Lemaster).
HBP: Millan (6,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Torre (1,2nd base off Lemaster/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       4   1
Miller lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Staub rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Colbert 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Adlesh c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
McFadden ss                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       3   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wynn-Colbert.
E: Colbert (2), McFadden (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Miller (4,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(12-12)               9     3   0   0   3   7   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(10-15)             8     8   2   2   2   2   0  35
Shea                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   2   0  39

HBP: Lemaster (4,Millan).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 6392


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Menke               2b
2. Millan              2b        Miller              lf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               c         Staub               rf
5. T. Aaron            lf        Rader               3b
6. D. Johnson          1b        Colbert             1b
7. Martinez            3b        Adlesh              c
8. Garrido             ss        McFadden            ss
9. Niekro              p         Lemaster            p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Millan singled;
H. Aaron doubled [Millan scored]; Torre reached on an error by
McFadden [H. Aaron stayed at second]; T. Aaron doubled [H. Aaron
scored, Torre to third]; D. Johnson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Menke struck out; Miller grounded out (second to
first); Wynn walked; Staub singled [Wynn to second]; Torre
allowed a passed ball [Wynn to third]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Garrido made an out to third; Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Colbert grounded out (third to first); Adlesh flied
out to right; McFadden struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan grounded out (third to first); H. Aaron
singled; Torre flied into a double play (center to first) [H.
Aaron out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
walked; Miller grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: T. Aaron tripled; D. Johnson made an out to
shortstop; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Garrido
made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Staub flied out
to right; Rader walked; Colbert forced Rader (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Alou made an
out to second; Millan was hit by a pitch; H. Aaron flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Adlesh grounded out (second to first); McFadden
grounded out (third to first); Lemaster made an out to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Torre made an out to third; T. Aaron flied out to
left; D. Johnson singled; Martinez singled [D. Johnson to
third]; Garrido forced Martinez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke was called out on strikes; Miller struck out;
Wynn made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Niekro struck out; Alou grounded out (pitcher to
first); Millan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub flied out to left; Rader flied out to right;
Colbert struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: H. Aaron made an out to catcher; Torre singled;
Torre stole second; T. Aaron struck out; D. Johnson walked;
Martinez walked [Torre to third, D. Johnson to second]; Garrido
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Adlesh struck out; McFadden singled; THOMAS BATTED
FOR LEMASTER; Thomas flied out to center; Menke forced McFadden
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: SHEA REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou reached on an error by Colbert;
Millan flied out to right; H. Aaron forced Alou (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Miller singled; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Miller to second]; Staub grounded out (second to first)
[Miller to third]; Rader out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   0   10
 Astros           0   3   2    5


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