Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Wednesday, September 25, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    1  0  x  -   3  8  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Mason 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
Marshall rf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
McCovey 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Hiatt c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Henderson lf                  2   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Schroder 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Mays ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lanier ss                     3   0   1   2       0   1       6   1
  Dietz ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cline ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marichal p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       33   2   6   2       2   9      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Lanier (14,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mays (12,2nd base off Ray/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herrera rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Torres ss                     4   1   0   0       0   0       0   4
Wynn cf                       4   0   3   0       0   1       3   0
Staub 1b                      3   0   0   1       0   1      10   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Menke 2b                      2   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Aspromonte lf                 2   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Adlesh c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Giusti p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   2
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   8   3       1   5      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (23,off Marichal).
3B: Rader (4,off Marichal); Menke (6,off Marichal).
SF: Menke (2,off Marichal); Staub (4,off Marichal).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (17,2nd base by Marichal/Hiatt).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal L(26-9)              8     8   3   3   1   5   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(11-14)               7.2   6   2   2   1   8   0  30
Coombs                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Ray SV(1)                     0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   9   0  35


Umpires: HP - Frank Dezelan, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas, 
LF - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 9258


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Bonds               cf        Herrera             rf
2. Mason               2b        Torres              ss
3. Marshall            rf        Wynn                cf
4. McCovey             1b        Staub               1b
5. Hiatt               c         Rader               3b
6. Henderson           lf        Menke               2b
7. Schroder            3b        Aspromonte          lf
8. Lanier              ss        Adlesh              c
9. Marichal            p         Giusti              p

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds struck out; Mason singled to right; Marshall
was called out on strikes; McCovey flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Herrera grounded out (second to first); Torres flied
out to left; Wynn singled; Wynn was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros
0.

GIANTS 2ND: Hiatt grounded out (shortstop to first); Henderson
made an out to third; Schroder struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub struck out; Rader grounded out (second to
first); Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Lanier was called out on strikes; Marichal flied out
to center; Bonds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); Adlesh
grounded out (pitcher to first); Giusti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Mason grounded out (shortstop to first); Marshall
grounded out (first unassisted); McCovey singled to center;
Hiatt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrera struck out; Torres grounded out (shortstop
to first); On a bunt Wynn singled; Staub grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Henderson singled; Schroder grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Henderson to second]; Lanier grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Henderson to third]; Marichal flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader tripled to right; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Rader scored]; Aspromonte walked; Adlesh grounded out
(first unassisted) [Aspromonte to second]; Giusti struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); Mason
struck out; Marshall flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrera singled to center; Torres forced Herrera
(second to shortstop); Wynn doubled to right [Torres to third];
Staub hit a sacrifice fly to left [Torres scored]; Rader made an
out to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey singled to right; Hiatt flied out to right;
Henderson walked [McCovey to second]; Schroder grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Henderson to second, McCovey to third];
Lanier doubled to left [Henderson scored, McCovey scored];
Marichal struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke tripled to right; Aspromonte singled to right
[Menke scored]; Adlesh forced Aspromonte (pitcher to shortstop);
Giusti singled to center [Adlesh to second]; Herrera made an out
to shortstop; Torres forced Giusti (second to shortstop); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Bonds struck out; Mason struck out; Marshall singled
to left; COOMBS REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); McCovey flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn struck out; Staub flied out to right; Rader
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: Hiatt grounded out (pitcher to first); ALOU BATTED
FOR HENDERSON; Alou grounded out (second to first); MAYS BATTED
FOR SCHRODER; Mays walked; DIETZ BATTED FOR LANIER; RAY REPLACED
COOMBS (PITCHING); CLINE BATTED FOR DIETZ; Mays stole second;
Cline struck out (strikeout was charged to Dietz); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   6   0    6
 Astros           3   8   0    5


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