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August 6, 1968
Mets 4, Astros 1
1968 Regular Season Game 115
August 7, 1968
Astros 4, Mets 3
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August 9, 1968
Mets 5, Giants 4
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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
rf
Stahl Larry
Stahl
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
c
Martin J. C.
Martin
3b
Collins Kevin
Collins
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
ss
Weis Al
Weis
p
Seaver Tom
Seaver
August 7, 1968, Astrodome, Houston, TX

Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 3

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Tommie Agee cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .175
Larry Stahl rf-1b 3 1 0 0 1 1 .239
Cleon Jones lf 3 0 1 2 0 0 .287
Ed Kranepool 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .264
- Ron Swoboda rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245
J. C. Martin c 2 1 1 0 1 1 .224
- Jerry Grote ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Kevin Collins 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .210
- Ed Charles 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298
Phil Linz 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 .214
Al Weis ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .175
Tom Seaver p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .118
- Art Shamsky ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .224
- Bill Connors p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Jerry Buchek ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .203
Astros ab r hbibbso
Norm Miller rf 3 1 0 0 0 2
Hector Torres ss 4 1 1 0 0 0
Rusty Staub 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0
Jim Wynn lf 4 0 0 1 0 0
Denis Menke 2b 3 1 2 0 0 0
Doug Rader 3b 3 1 1 1 0 0
John Bateman c 3 0 0 0 0 1
Dick Simpson cf 2 0 1 1 0 1
Larry Dierker p 3 0 0 0 0 2
- Pat House p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Steve Shea p 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Tom Seaver (L,10-8) 6.0 5 4 3 1 6 2.06
Bill Connors 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 5.40
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Larry Dierker (W) 7.0 4 3 2 2 5
Pat House 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Shea 1.2 0 0 0 0 2

Errors: Ed Charles (6), Hector Torres.
PB: John Bateman.
WP: Larry Dierker.
2B: Ed Kranepool (10), Cleon Jones (22), Dick Simpson.
3B: Doug Rader.
HBP: Cleon Jones, Norm Miller.
SF: Phil Linz, Dick Simpson.
SB: Tommie Agee (7), Denis Menke.
CS: Jim Wynn.


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