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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
4
2
NYY
@BAL
3
4
 
(10)
CLE
@CAL
4
2
BOS
@MIN
1
5
DET
@OAK
0
4
DET
@OAK
4
3
 
(10)
CHW
@WSA
0
1
CHW
@WSA
3
11
SFG
@CHC
8
4
SFG
@CHC
1
1
STL
@CIN
1
0
 
(10)
ATL
@NYM
3
1
ATL
@NYM
2
2
 
(7)
LAD
@PHI
4
5
LAD
@PHI
5
7
HOU
@PIT
1
6
HOU
@PIT
3
4
 
(10)
Monday, September 2, 1968,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 6,225, Time of Game: 2:52
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Astros
3
64-76
 Lost 3 
8th, 24½ GB
at Pirates
4
67-72
 Won 2 
6th, 21 GB
L: Jim Ray (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  0   0    3  6  2
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0   1    4 12  0
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Jose Herrera 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 .183 .426 7 4
Denis Menke SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .674 3 4 HBP,SH
Jim Wynn CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .262 .818 3 0
Rusty Staub 1B 3 0 2 2 1 0 .299 .782 8 1
Doug Rader 3B 2 0 0 1 0 1 .257 .709 0 2 SF,SH
Bob Aspromonte LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .564 0 0
Lee Thomas RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .189 .476 2 0 IW
Dave Adlesh C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .511 5 0
Dave Giusti P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .423 0 3
   Danny Coombs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .800 0 0
   Steve Shea P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   John Bateman PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .637
   Dick Simpson PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .197 .614
   Tom Dukes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 0 0
   Julio Gotay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .548
   Jim Ray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .154 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 6 3 2 5 .182 .425 28 14
SF: D Rader (3).
SH: D Menke (6); D Rader (2).
IBB: L Thomas (4).
HBP: D Menke (4).
TB: R Staub 2; J Wynn; J Bateman; L Thomas; J Herrera.
RBI: R Staub 2 (66); D Rader (34).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: B Aspromonte (9); J Wynn (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Maury Wills 3B 3 1 2 1 2 0 .286 .660 1 3 SB
Freddie Patek SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .715 0 1 SH
   Jose Pagan SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 .213 .573 0 2 SB
Matty Alou CF 5 0 2 2 0 0 .335 .767 5 0 2B
Roberto Clemente RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .277 .800 3 0
Willie Stargell LF 2 0 0 0 0 2 .234 .734 2 0 HBP
   Manny Mota PH-LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .285 .660 0 0
Donn Clendenon 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .702 10 0 SB,GDP
Bill Mazeroski 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .252 .611 5 0 2B
Jerry May C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .222 .568 4 1
   Gene Alley PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .232 .594
   Chris Cannizzaro C 2 0 1 1 0 0 .205 .670 0 0
Bob Moose P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .093 .207 0 1 SH
   Ron Kline P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .059 0 0
   Manny Jimenez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .824
   Bruce Dal Canton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 37 4 12 4 4 4 .324 .783 30 8
2B: M Alou (24); B Mazeroski (12).
SH: B Moose (2); F Patek (6).
HBP: W Stargell (5).
TB: M Alou 3; B Mazeroski 3; R Clemente 2; M Wills 2; C Cannizzaro; J Pagan; D Clendenon; J May.
GIDP: D Clendenon (11).
RBI: M Alou 2 (45); C Cannizzaro (5); M Wills (28).
Team LOB: 12.
Baserunning
SB: M Wills (48); D Clendenon (8); J Pagan (1).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Dave Giusti 6.1 9 3 3 2 4 0 3.01 31 45
Danny Coombs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.46 1
Steve Shea 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.35 1
Tom Dukes 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.43 8
Jim Ray, L (2-3) 0.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2.65 3
Team Totals 9.1 12 4 3 4 4 0 2.89 44 45

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Moose 7 5 3 3 2 5 0 2.75 28 58
Ron Kline 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.58 4
Bruce Dal Canton, W (1-0) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 7
Team Totals 10 6 3 3 2 5 0 2.70 39 58
Balks: D Giusti (2).
WP: D Giusti (10).
HBP: B Dal Canton (1); D Giusti (4).
IBB: B Moose (6).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:52.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jose Herrera 2B 1 Maury Wills 3B
2 Denis Menke SS 2 Freddie Patek SS
3 Jim Wynn CF 3 Matty Alou CF
4 Rusty Staub 1B 4 Roberto Clemente RF
5 Doug Rader 3B 5 Willie Stargell LF
6 Bob Aspromonte LF 6 Donn Clendenon 1B
7 Lee Thomas RF 7 Bill Mazeroski 2B
8 Dave Adlesh C 8 Jerry May C
9 Dave Giusti P 9 Bob Moose P

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