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Houston Astros 13 Atlanta Braves 9

+ Boxscore: Fri, July 05,1968
1968-07-04 - 1968-07-06
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (34-40)130 101 205 13161
Atlanta Braves (37-38)004 103 100 9162
Date of Game: Fri, July 05,1968
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 17,390
Time of Game: 3:17

Feats and Milestones
John Bateman:500th career game
Clete Boyer:4 hits
Nate Colbert:1st career stolen base
Rusty Staub:4 walks
Winning Pitcher: John Buzhardt (1-2)
Losing Pitcher: Claude Raymond (2-3)
Save: Wade Blasingame (1)

Home Runs: Hank Aaron (16), John Bateman (3), Denis Menke (2), Doug Rader (3), Rusty Staub (5)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET5328.654--33724691W5
SLN5130.6302.029423262W5
CLE4737.5607.526924227W3
BAL4136.53210.027623640L1
CIN4238.52510.533331122W3
BOS4038.51311.5283296-13W5
SFN4240.51211.52892854L1
MIN3939.50012.52492409L3
PHI3738.49313.0245255-10W2
ATL3738.49313.0220253-33L2
PIT3536.49313.023921623W1
OAK3941.48713.526324617L7
LAN4043.48214.0218236-18L5
NYN3742.46815.024122516L1
CAL3743.46215.5249313-64L5
HOU3440.45915.5244260-16W1
NYA3542.45516.0249274-25W1
CHN3545.43717.5281331-50L2
CHA3343.43417.5225229-4W1
WS22946.38721.0247325-78L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Norm Millerrf22.1505
    22100.2171081101
    Hector Torresss22.2926
    03200.239610110
    Dick Simpsonpr24.343010000.170211492
    Julio Gotay2b29.026000000.220306061
    Rusty Staub1b24.0952
    21240.3207425450
    Jimmy Wynncf26.1155
    12201.2676258256
    Denis Menke2b-ss27.3496
    11301.2567242252
    Doug Rader3b23.3406
    23101.252843130
    Nate Colbertlf22.0875
    11011.17624021
    John Batemanc27.3494
    23110.2325003141
    Mike Cuellarp31.0582
    00002.194146110
    Jim Rayp23.2161
    00001.11124000
    Tom Dukesp25.308000000.00029000
    Lee Thomasph32.1511
    10000.198971182
    Danny Coombsp26.104000000--52000
    John Buzhardtp31.322000000.000294000
    Bob Aspromonteph30.0161
    00000.23110061240
    Wade Blasingamep24.226000000.000117000
    Totals4413161267.2466606024-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Felipe Aloucf33.0546
    23200.29413177254
    Clete Boyer3b31.1466
    24300.23213964152
    Hank Aaronrf34.1505
    12210.2342025164012
    Joe Torrec27.3525
    01200.2849367250
    Deron Johnson1b29.3535
    01001.1847344140
    Tommie Aaronlf28.3353
    02000.2502581100
    Tito Franconaph34.2430
    00010.29414782192
    Mike Lumlf22.2511
    01000.21664160
    Felix Millan2b24.3195
    00000.2801350134
    Marty Martinezss26.3163
    21020.207120022
    Ted Davidsonp28.2750
    10010.000113000
    Cecil Upshawp25.2561
    00000.20055000
    Claude Raymondp31.0592
    11000.167285000
    Dick Kelleyp28.179000000.06786000
    Totals42916951.2496519002-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike Cuellar31.058-3.28551012.140.111414681
    Jim Ray23.216-1.22221003.210.0721253
    Tom Dukes25.308-0.23111105.820.2413290
    Danny Coombs26.104-0.11100005.250.0813546
    John Buzhardt31.322W 1-21.22002003.600.1618303195
    Wade Blasingame24.226SV 110000004.670.001612075
    Totals9.01698511--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ron Reed25.245-1.24442203.360.06172218
    Ted Davidson28.275-23111116.670.15261121
    Cecil Upshaw25.256-2.24311212.290.0824550
    Claude Raymond31.059L 2-32.15552122.730.21162817
    Dick Kelley28.179-0.10000103.110.00138934
    Totals9.0161311674--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Claude Raymond (1)
    IBB: John Buzhardt , Cecil Upshaw

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Mike Cuellar 0-0-0, Jim Ray 0-0-0, Tom Dukes 0-0-0, Danny Coombs 0-0-0, John Buzhardt 0-0-0, Wade Blasingame 0-0-0, Ron Reed 0-0-0, Ted Davidson 0-0-0, Cecil Upshaw 0-0-0, Claude Raymond 0-0-0, Dick Kelley 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Mike Cuellar 20, Jim Ray 8, Tom Dukes 6, Danny Coombs 3, John Buzhardt 8, Wade Blasingame 3, Ron Reed 11, Ted Davidson 10, Cecil Upshaw 14, Claude Raymond 16, Dick Kelley 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Mike Cuellar 8-3, Jim Ray 1-4, Tom Dukes 1-0, Danny Coombs 2-0, John Buzhardt 4-0, Wade Blasingame 1-2, Ron Reed 1-2, Ted Davidson 3-2, Cecil Upshaw 4-3, Claude Raymond 4-3, Dick Kelley 0-0

    Umpires: HP: Stan Landes 1B: Ed Vargo 2B: Bob Engel 3B: Al Barlick


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