Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Thursday, September 19, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   3   2       0   0       3   0
Millan 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   1
H. Aaron 1b,rf                4   1   1   0       1   0       7   1
Torre c                       4   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Francona lf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
  D. Johnson 1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lum rf,lf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Martinez 3b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
Garrido ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Pappas p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4  11   4       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Martinez-Millan-H. Aaron, Garrido-H. Aaron, Garrido-Millan-D. Johnson.
E: Garrido (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Torre (11,off Giusti).
3B: Alou (5,off Giusti); Torre (2,off Ray).
SH: Pappas (6,off Coombs); Millan (12,off Dukes).
SF: Lum (3,off Ray).
GDP: Millan (16,off Giusti); Garrido (1,off Shea).
IBB: H. Aaron (19,by Dukes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martinez (6,2nd base off Dukes/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Wynn lf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Colbert cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Adlesh c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
McFadden ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Giusti p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mayberry ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thomas ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       0   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Staub, McFadden-Menke-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (22,off Pappas); Wynn (21,off Pappas).
GDP: Adlesh (1,off Pappas); Menke (6,off Pappas); Colbert (2,off Upshaw).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (11,2nd base off Pappas/Torre).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas W(12-12)               5.2   7   1   1   0   2   0  23
Upshaw SV(12)                 3.1   1   0   0   0   6   0  10
Totals                        9     8   1   1   0   8   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(10-14)               1.2   6   3   3   1   2   0  11
Ray                           1.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   5
Coombs                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Dukes                         2     2   0   0   1   2   0   9
Shea                          2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9    11   4   4   3   6   0  39

WP: Dukes (3).
IBB: Dukes (12,H. Aaron).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 5431


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Alou singled; Millan grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Alou out at second]; H. Aaron singled; Torre
doubled to third [H. Aaron scored]; Francona struck out; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Menke out on an unknown play; Miller struck out;
Wynn singled; Wynn stole second; Staub singled [Wynn to third];
Rader out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum singled; Martinez singled [Lum to second];
Garrido out on an unknown play; Pappas struck out; Alou tripled
[Lum scored, Martinez scored]; Millan walked; RAY REPLACED
GIUSTI (PITCHING); H. Aaron out on an unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Colbert reached on an error by Garrido; Adlesh
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Colbert
out at second]; McFadden out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Torre tripled; Francona out on an unknown play; Lum
out on an unknown play [Torre scored]; Martinez out on an
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: MAYBERRY BATTED FOR RAY; Mayberry struck out; Menke
doubled; Miller out on an unknown play; Wynn out on an unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: COOMBS REPLACED MAYBERRY (PITCHING); Garrido
singled; Pappas out on a sacrifice bunt [Garrido to second];
Alou out on an unknown play; Millan out on an unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub out on an unknown play; Rader out on an
unknown play; Colbert out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: H. Aaron out on an unknown play; Torre out on an
unknown play; Francona struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Adlesh singled; McFadden singled [Adlesh to second];
KING BATTED FOR COOMBS; King out on an unknown play; Menke
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [McFadden out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: DUKES REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Lum out on an
unknown play; Martinez singled; Martinez stole second; Garrido
out on an unknown play; Pappas struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller out on an unknown play; Wynn doubled; Staub
singled [Wynn scored]; Rader out on an unknown play; UPSHAW
REPLACED PAPPAS (PITCHING); Colbert struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Alou singled; Millan out on a sacrifice bunt [Alou
to second]; H. Aaron was walked intentionally; Torre out on an
unknown play; Dukes threw a wild pitch [Alou to third, H. Aaron
to second]; Francona struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: D. JOHNSON REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING 1B); H. AARON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); LUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); Adlesh struck out; McFadden out on an unknown play; THOMAS
BATTED FOR DUKES; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: SHEA REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Lum walked;
Martinez struck out; Garrido grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Lum out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke struck out; Miller struck out; Wynn struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Upshaw out on an unknown play; Alou out on an
unknown play; Millan singled; H. Aaron out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub out on an unknown play; Rader singled; Colbert
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  11   1    8
 Astros           1   8   0    5


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