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Dodgers 3, Mets 2
1968 Regular Season Game 12
April 23, 1968
Mets 3, Astros 1
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April 26, 1968
Reds 3, Mets 1
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National League Standings, April 23, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Bosch Don
Bosch
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
1b
Goossen Greg
Goossen
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
p
Koosman Jerry
Koosman
April 23, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 1

Astros ab r hbibbso
Ron Davis cf 4 0 0 0 0 2
Denis Menke 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1
Doug Rader 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2
Rusty Staub rf 4 1 2 0 0 0
Bob Aspromonte 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1
John Bateman c 3 0 0 0 0 1
Ivan Murrell lf 3 0 0 0 0 1
Hector Torres ss 3 0 0 0 0 1
Denny Lemaster p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- Julio Gotay ph 1 0 0 0 0 1
- John Buzhardt p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Don Bosch cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- Tommie Agee cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .119
Phil Linz 2b 4 1 0 0 0 1 .000
Cleon Jones lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .270
Ron Swoboda rf 3 1 1 1 1 0 .234
Ed Charles 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .163
Greg Goossen 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .500
- Ed Kranepool 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Jerry Grote c 2 0 0 0 1 0 .294
Bud Harrelson ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 .143
Jerry Koosman p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000

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 4 4
New York Mets 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 x 3 4 0

Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Denny Lemaster (L) 7.0 4 3 0 1 7
John Buzhardt 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jerry Koosman (W,3-0) 9.0 4 1 1 1 11 0.33

Errors: Doug Rader.
WP: Denny Lemaster.
2B: Greg Goossen (1), Bob Aspromonte, Rusty Staub.
Intentional Walks: Jerry Grote.
CS: Denis Menke.


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