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Houston Astros 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 1

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 11,1968
1968-08-10 - 1968-08-12
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (49-58)000 010 000 172
Houston Astros (49-55)101 002 01X 580
Date of Game: Sun, August 11,1968
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 16,892
Time of Game: 2:08

Winning Pitcher: Larry Dierker (11-8)
Losing Pitcher: Tommie Sisk (4-4)
Save: Dave Giusti (1)

Home Runs: None
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NL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SLN7641.650--429315114L1
DET7443.6322.0481371110W3
BAL6648.5798.541634670L1
BOS6254.53413.5446460-14L3
CLE6456.53313.538937019W3
CHN6255.53014.0433440-7W2
OAK6155.52614.539737423W2
SFN6056.51715.539537619W3
CIN5855.51316.047145714L2
ATL5255.48619.0316350-34W1
MIN5459.47820.041538431W3
HOU4955.47120.5335355-20W1
PHI5361.46521.5373408-35L2
PIT4958.45822.0347350-3L1
CAL5363.45722.5373441-68W1
NYA5161.45522.5360392-32L5
LAN5364.45323.0301341-40W2
NYN5466.45023.5349357-8L3
CHA4865.42526.0330351-21L3
WS24271.37232.0371489-118L2
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Maury Wills3b35.3132
    00030.276137702235
    Freddie Patekss23.3063
    00002.20622264
    Manny Jimenezph29.2651
    00001.318395050
    Bill Mazeroski2b31.3401
    00000.24817493282
    Matty Aloucf29.2321
    01000.32981102313
    Manny Motaph-cf30.1743
    01101.2976320214
    Steve Blassp26.115000000.09596050
    Roberto Clementerf33.3584
    01001.272178610352
    Willie Stargelllf28.1584
    01002.24670717494
    Donn Clendenon1b33.0274
    01001.27289612537
    Gene Alley2b-ss28.0323
    00010.22261022610
    Jerry Mayc24.2414
    01000.2272531290
    Tommie Siskp26.1212
    11000.111218000
    Gary Kolbph-cf28.1511
    00010.212234141
    Totals3317158.26110109786-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Norm Millerrf22.1873
    21010.2241282144
    Hector Torresss22.3293
    00000.223920172
    Rusty Staub1b24.1324
    11100.2997735511
    Jimmy Wynnlf26.1521
    10021.24665413429
    Doug Rader3b24.0124
    12000.2441053221
    Denis Menke2b28.0213
    01210.2617554364
    John Batemanc28.0214
    01100.2465243251
    Dick Simpsoncf25.0143
    02000.1962375174
    Larry Dierkerp21.3232
    00002.07791030
    Dave Giustip28.2581
    00001.214172060
    Totals2858444.2446793531-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommie Sisk26.121L 4-465443303.360.122022380
    Steve Blass26.115-23111102.730.032010671
    Totals8.0855440--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Dierker21.323W 11-86.15115502.950.06229484
    Dave Giusti28.258SV 12.22000302.560.0122161104
    Totals9.0711580--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Tommie Sisk (5)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tommie Sisk 0-0-0, Steve Blass 0-0-0, Larry Dierker 0-0-0, Dave Giusti 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tommie Sisk 25, Steve Blass 9, Larry Dierker 28, Dave Giusti 10
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tommie Sisk 9-5, Steve Blass 3-1, Larry Dierker 6-7, Dave Giusti 0-5

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


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