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1968 Regular Season Game 125
August 18, 1968
Mets 8, Astros 1
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Astros 5, Mets 2
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National League Standings, August 18, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
p
Cardwell Don
Cardwell
August 18, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 8, Houston Astros 1

Astros ab r hbibbso
Julio Gotay 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0
- Tom Dukes p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hector Torres ss 4 0 2 1 0 0
Jim Wynn cf 4 0 1 0 0 2
Rusty Staub 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Denis Menke 3b-2b 3 0 1 0 0 1
Lee Thomas rf 4 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Aspromonte lf-3b 3 0 0 0 0 0
John Bateman c 3 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Cuellar p 1 0 0 0 0 0
- John Buzhardt p 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Josť Herrera ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Tommie Agee cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .181
- Art Shamsky ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .221
- Don Bosch cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
Bud Harrelson ss 4 2 2 1 1 0 .218
Cleon Jones lf 4 1 1 0 1 0 .280
Ed Charles 3b 4 0 1 2 0 0 .295
Ron Swoboda rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .242
Jerry Grote c 3 2 3 1 1 0 .282
Phil Linz 2b 3 2 1 0 1 0 .227
Ed Kranepool 1b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .256
Don Cardwell p 4 0 1 2 0 2 .060

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

Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Mike Cuellar (L) 2.1 4 4 3 3 2
John Buzhardt 4.2 4 1 1 1 3
Tom Dukes 1.0 2 3 1 2 2
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Don Cardwell (W,7-10) 9.0 6 1 1 0 4 2.69

Errors: Julio Gotay.
2B: Phil Linz (5), Hector Torres, Julio Gotay.
3B: Bud Harrelson (3).
Intentional Walks: Ed Kranepool, Cleon Jones.
HBP: Denis Menke.
SF: Ed Charles.
CS: Cleon Jones (9), Ed Charles (3), Julio Gotay.








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