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August 4, 1968
Dodgers 2, Mets 0
1968 Regular Season Game 113
August 5, 1968
Astros 6, Mets 5
Next Game:
August 6, 1968
Mets 4, Astros 1
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National League Standings, August 5, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
1b
Stahl Larry
Stahl
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
ss
Weis Al
Weis
p
Koosman Jerry
Koosman
August 5, 1968, Astrodome, Houston, TX

Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 5

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Tommie Agee cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .172
Larry Stahl 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 .250
Cleon Jones lf 5 0 2 1 0 1 .281
Ed Charles 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 .300
Ron Swoboda rf 5 2 1 0 0 1 .246
Jerry Grote c 2 0 1 1 2 1 .277
Phil Linz 2b 3 1 1 2 1 0 .217
- Ron Taylor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Al Weis ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .179
Jerry Koosman p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .062
- Kevin Collins 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212
Astros ab r hbibbso
Julio Gotay 2b 5 0 2 0 0 0
- Hector Torres ss 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Aspromonte rf 4 1 1 0 0 0
- Norm Miller rf 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rusty Staub 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Wynn lf 4 0 0 0 0 0
Denis Menke ss-2b 3 3 1 0 0 0
Doug Rader 3b 4 1 3 2 0 0
John Bateman c 3 1 1 3 0 0
Dick Simpson cf 4 0 1 0 0 1
Denny Lemaster p 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Jim Ray p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Ron Brand ph 1 0 0 1 0 0
- John Buzhardt p 1 0 0 0 1 1

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 7 2
Houston Astros 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 x 6 10 2

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jerry Koosman (L,14-7) 6.2 9 6 4 1 2 1.96
Ron Taylor 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 3.21
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Denny Lemaster 2.2 5 4 3 2 3
Jim Ray 1.1 1 0 0 1 2
John Buzhardt (W) 5.0 1 1 0 2 3

Errors: Ed Charles (5), Bob Aspromonte.
WP: John Buzhardt.
2B: Ron Swoboda (10), Larry Stahl (3), Doug Rader 2, Rusty Staub, John Bateman.
3B: Tommie Agee (2).
Intentional Walks: Jerry Grote 2.
HBP: Ed Charles, Denis Menke.
SF: John Bateman.
SB: Phil Linz (1), Tommie Agee (6), Bob Aspromonte.


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