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Mets 8, Astros 1
1968 Regular Season Game 126
August 18, 1968
Astros 5, Mets 2
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August 19, 1968
Giants 1, Mets 0
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National League Standings, August 18, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
lf
Shamsky Art
Shamsky
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
c
Martin J. C.
Martin
3b
Collins Kevin
Collins
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
p
Selma Dick
Selma
August 18, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 2

Astros ab r hbibbso
Jos Herrera lf 5 0 0 0 0 2
Hector Torres ss 5 1 1 0 0 1
Jim Wynn cf 3 3 2 1 1 0
Rusty Staub 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0
Denis Menke 2b 4 0 1 2 0 1
Bob Aspromonte 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0
Lee Thomas rf 4 0 1 0 0 1
Dave Adlesh c 4 0 2 0 0 1
Jim Ray p 3 0 0 0 0 2
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Bud Harrelson ss 3 0 0 0 1 2 .215
Phil Linz 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .227
Art Shamsky lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .218
Ed Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .254
Ron Swoboda rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .243
J. C. Martin c 4 1 2 2 0 0 .234
Kevin Collins 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .201
Tommie Agee cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .180
- Cleon Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Dick Selma p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .196
- Bill Short p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Cal Koonce p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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

Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Jim Ray (W) 9.0 4 2 2 3 10
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dick Selma (L,8-8) 7.1 7 4 4 1 7 2.66
Bill Short 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 5.96
Cal Koonce 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 1.47

Errors: Rusty Staub.
PB: J. C. Martin.
WP: Cal Koonce.
2B: Hector Torres.
HR: J. C. Martin (2), Jim Wynn.
SH: Jim Ray.








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