The Houston Astros took a loss to the Cincinnati Reds, 9 to 7, on July 3, 1968.

1968 Houston Astros

Final

CIN

Reds

39-38

9

HOU

Astros

33-45

7

1

2

1

2

0

0

3

2

0

4

0

0

5

0

6

6

2

0

7

0

0

8

0

0

9

3

0

R

9

7

H

12

9

E

2

2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Pete Rose RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Johnson LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mack Jones CF 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Tony Perez 3B 5 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 8
Johnny Bench C 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Lee May 1B 5 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 5
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Woody Woodward SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vada Pinson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leo Cardenas SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Cloninger P 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jay Ritchie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fred Whitfield PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Clay Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Don Pavletich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 9 12 8 2 5 3 0 0 22

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Tony Cloninger 4.1 4 6 6 6 1 0
Jay Ritchie 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0
Clay Carroll 2.0 2 0 0 1 4 0
Ted Abernathy (W) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 9 7 7 7 6 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Bob Watson LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Hector Torres SS 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Rusty Staub 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jimmy Wynn CF 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Denis Menke 2B 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2
Doug Rader 3B 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
Julio Gotay 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Nate Colbert RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1
Lee Thomas RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Bateman C 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Larry Dierker P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jim Ray P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Dukes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wade Blasingame P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Buzhardt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 7 9 7 0 7 6 0 0 10

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Larry Dierker 5.1 7 6 6 3 2 2
Jim Ray 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0
Tom Dukes 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wade Blasingame 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Buzhardt (L) 1.2 2 3 2 1 0 0
Totals 9.0 12 9 8 5 3 2

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