Houston Astros 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Regular Season Game 119
Played on Sunday, August 17, 1969 (D) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    1  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       1   2       1   1
Menke ss                      3   1   0   0       2   0       0   3
Blefary 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   1      11   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   5
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       9   0
Alou rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   1       7   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Menke (23), Blefary (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Valdespino (4,off Champion).
HR: Rader (9,2nd inning off Champion 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Menke (8,off Farrell).
IBB: Alou (6,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Valdespino (2,Home off Champion/Watkins); Morgan (31,2nd base off Champion/Watkins).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taylor 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Rojas 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   5
Allen 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   3       7   0
Callison rf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
D. Johnson lf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Jackson pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hisle cf                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Briggs cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Watkins c                     2   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
  R. Stone ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ryan c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Money ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Champion p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Boozer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harmon ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Joseph ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       1   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rojas-Money-Allen.
E: Watkins (2), Money (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Joseph (10,off Dierker); Taylor (18,off Dierker).
HR: Allen (27,9th inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Money (10,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(15-9)               8     5   2   2   1   7   1  30
Gladding SV(26)               1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   7   1  34

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Champion L(4-6)               5     5   3   3   3   3   1  23
Boozer                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Wilson                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0  10
Farrell                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   7   6   1  40

Champion faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Boozer (3).
IBB: Wilson (8,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Dezelan, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 4795


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Valdespino          lf        Taylor              3b
2. Morgan              2b        Rojas               2b
3. Wynn                cf        Allen               1b
4. Menke               ss        Callison            rf
5. Blefary             1b        D. Johnson          lf
6. Rader               3b        Hisle               cf
7. Edwards             c         Watkins             c
8. Alou                rf        Money               ss
9. Dierker             p         Champion            p

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino doubled to left; Morgan grounded out
(second to first) [Valdespino to third]; Wynn struck out;
Valdespino stole home; Menke grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Taylor grounded out (pitcher to first); Rojas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Allen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary flied out to left; Rader homered; onto
the roof; Edwards flied out to left; Alou singled to right;
Dierker grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Callison grounded out (second to first); D.
Johnson grounded out (third to first); Hisle struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Valdespino walked; Morgan forced Valdespino (pitcher
to shortstop); Morgan stole second [Morgan to third (error by
Watkins)]; Wynn struck out; Menke walked; Blefary struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: On a bunt Watkins singled to first; Money grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Watkins out at
second]; Champion popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Edwards
singled to right; Alou flied out to center; Dierker forced
Edwards (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Taylor flied out to right; Rojas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Allen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 5TH: BRIGGS REPLACED HISLE (PLAYING CF); Valdespino
grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied out to right; Wynn
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Callison struck out; D. Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Briggs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke walked; Blefary singled to right [Menke to
third]; BOOZER REPLACED CHAMPION (PITCHING); Boozer threw a wild
pitch [Menke scored, Blefary to second]; Rader struck out;
Edwards walked; Alou forced Edwards (second to shortstop)
[Blefary to third]; Dierker forced Alou (shortstop to second); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: Watkins struck out; Money grounded out (third to
first); HARMON BATTED FOR BOOZER; Harmon singled to center;
Taylor reached on an error by Menke [Harmon to second]; Rojas
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 7TH: WILSON REPLACED HARMON (PITCHING); Valdespino
grounded out (second to first); Morgan popped to second; Wynn
singled to center; Menke popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: Allen was called out on strikes; Callison walked;
D. Johnson flied out to right; Briggs popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Blefary walked; On a bunt Rader reached on a
fielder's choice [Blefary to third (error by Money; assist by
Watkins), Rader to second]; Edwards struck out; Alou was walked
intentionally; Dierker struck out; Valdespino forced Alou
(second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 8TH: R. STONE BATTED FOR WATKINS; R. Stone popped to
catcher in foul territory; Money grounded out (third to first);
JOSEPH BATTED FOR WILSON; Joseph doubled to center; Taylor
doubled to right [Joseph scored]; Blefary dropped a foul fly hit
by Rojas for an error; Rojas lined to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 9TH: FARRELL REPLACED JOSEPH (PITCHING); RYAN REPLACED R.
STONE (PLAYING C ); Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory;
Wynn walked; Menke grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Allen homered; GLADDING REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Callison singled to right; D. Johnson singled to
center [Callison out at third (center to third)]; JACKSON RAN
FOR D. JOHNSON; Briggs grounded out (second to first) [Jackson
to second]; Ryan grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   2   10
 Phillies         2   7   2    5


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