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Houston Astros 6 New York Mets 5

+ Boxscore: Tue, June 18,1968
1968-06-17 - 1968-06-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (25-32)203 000 100 671
New York Mets (29-33)005 000 000 5103
Date of Game: Tue, June 18,1968
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 26,531
Time of Game: 3:16

Feats and Milestones
Jim Ray:1st career win
Winning Pitcher: Jim Ray (1-2)
Losing Pitcher: Don Cardwell (1-8)
Save: Fred Gladding (1)

Home Runs: Rusty Staub (4)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET4223.646--25418272W2
SLN3925.6092.523118546W3
BAL3329.5327.522819533W1
CLE3531.5307.520317627W1
PHI3028.5178.519618412W2
MIN3331.5168.520619313W5
LAN3432.5158.51761751L1
SFN3432.5158.5231242-11L3
ATL2929.5009.5165195-30L1
OAK3232.5009.520318716L1
BOS3030.5009.5210215-5L1
CIN3132.49210.02622539W1
CHN3032.48410.5220251-31L3
CAL3034.46911.5197245-48W2
NYN2933.46811.518716819L2
NYA2935.45312.5201226-25L2
CHA2733.45012.5157174-17L1
PIT2430.44412.51821775W4
HOU2532.43913.0177197-20W2
WS22437.39316.0205271-66L7
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Julio Gotay2b29.0095
    22000.224302061
    Dick Simpsonrf-cf24.3264
    21011.232200381
    Jimmy Wynncf26.0982
    10000.2546106186
    Bob Watsonlf22.0692
    00101.16725141
    Rusty Staub1b24.0781
    11330.3267254350
    Lee Thomaslf-rf32.1344
    01200.241961172
    Doug Rader3b23.3233
    00011.25867280
    Dave Adleshc24.3394
    01000.23477040
    Hector Torresss22.2754
    01000.23444070
    Wade Blasingamep24.2090
    00010.000110000
    John Buzhardtp31.305000000.000292000
    Jim Rayp23.1993
    00000.16719000
    Fred Gladdingp31.355000000--220000
    Totals3267663.2543543652-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bud Harrelsonss24.0124
    13010.207239020
    Phil Linz2b29.0144
    01010.159463010
    Cleon Joneslf25.3185
    10101.2503595166
    Jerry Grotec25.2553
    11021.3103991120
    Ed Charles3b35.0505
    12101.2988709252
    J.C. Martin1b31.1874
    01100.3116740170
    Tommie Ageerf-cf25.3133
    01011.1834083102
    Don Boschcf25.3383
    00000.14177230
    Art Shamskyph-rf26.2471
    00001.2482803181
    Don Cardwellp32.1943
    11001.100308120
    Ron Taylorp30.187000000.000286000
    Ken Boswellph22.1151
    00001.23052496
    Cal Kooncep27.212000000.000204000
    Totals36510357.2384544619-
    Game Stats
    HR: Rusty Staub (4)
    RBI: Rusty Staub (35), Lee Thomas (7), Bob Watson (4), Ed Charles (25), Cleon Jones (16), J.C. Martin (17)
    SB: Julio Gotay (1), Dick Simpson (1), Cleon Jones (6)
    CS: Dick Simpson (2)
    SF: Bob Watson (1)
    IBB: Rusty Staub (9)
    GDP: Jim Ray (1), Hector Torres (5), Ed Charles (4)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Wade Blasingame24.209-23332005.680.26911375
    John Buzhardt31.305-0.12221003.270.1416301195
    Jim Ray23.199W 1-265002703.440.2116203
    Fred Gladding31.355SV 10.200000018.000.0032201
    Totals9.01055570--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Don Cardwell32.194L 1-86.14625213.180.1310319252
    Ron Taylor30.187-1.22001102.860.141928717
    Cal Koonce27.212-11000001.060.031920979
    Totals9.0762631--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Jim Ray (1)
    BK: Jim Ray (1)
    IBB: Ron Taylor

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Wade Blasingame 0-0-0, John Buzhardt 0-0-0, Jim Ray 0-0-0, Fred Gladding 0-0-0, Don Cardwell 0-0-0, Ron Taylor 0-0-0, Cal Koonce 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Wade Blasingame 11, John Buzhardt 4, Jim Ray 25, Fred Gladding 1, Don Cardwell 29, Ron Taylor 7, Cal Koonce 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Wade Blasingame 4-2, John Buzhardt 1-0, Jim Ray 1-10, Fred Gladding 1-0, Don Cardwell 13-5, Ron Taylor 2-1, Cal Koonce 0-2

    Umpires: HP: Shag Crawford 1B: Chris Pelekoudas 2B: 3B: Doug Harvey


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