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May 31, 1979 - Image 12

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Staub, Parrish HR's
pace Tiger rout, 8-2

TORONTO (AP) - Milt Wilcox scat-
tered five hits and Rusty Staub and
Lance Parrish each cracked solo home
runs as the Detroit Tigers defeated the
Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 yesterday.
The victory, the Tigers' fifth ina row,
marked their longest winning streak of
the season and moved them to the .500
level for the first time since April 26.
The loss was Toronto's fourth in a row.
WILCOX, 4-2, walked three and
struck out five in posting his third com-
plete game of the year.
The Tigers scored twice in the fourth
AP Photo~ inning to break a 2-2 tie when third
baseman Roy Howell booted Alan
52 pound frame at an Trammell's grounder, allowing Parrish
Syesterday, the 37-year- to score from third, and Lou Whitaker's
yrdayoxingithe -yar-sacrifice fly brought home Aurelio
frum boxing in the Hall Rodriguez.
our to six weeks.

Parrish, who had four hits in five at-
bats, cracked his fifth home run of the
season off loser Phil Huffman, 2-3, to
lead off the eighth inning. Parrish
drove in the first Detroit run when he
singled home Staub, who led off the
second inning with a double. Staub's
third homer made it 2-0 in the third in-

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The Blue Jays scored both their runs
in the third when Howell singled with
the bases loaded for one run and Rico
Carty followed with an RBI grounder.


Pittsburgh clobbers Chicago, 9-2
BytheAssociatedPress The Pirates earned their fourth Cardinals 7 -,et 3 Templeton's triple and Brock's
TTSBURGH-Jim Rooker tossed a triumph in a row as Rooker raised his homer came off Mets right-hander
-hitter and was supported by a 17-hit record to 2-0 after spending the first six ST. LOUIS - Garry Templeton Craig Swan, 4-4, starting the fifth. The
ck that included home runs by weeks of the season on the disabled list tripled and scored on an error to snap a blasts were part of a 15-hit Cardinal at-
ie Stargell and Bill Robinson as the with an ailing shoulder. 2-2 tie and Lou Brock followed with a tack, which also featured Ted Sim-
sburgh Pirates whipped the Cubs home run, powering the St. Louis Car- mons' three-run homer, his 10th of the
yesterday. dinals to a 7-3 victory yesterday over year, off New York reliever Jesse
Expos 2, Phillis 0 the New York Mets. Orosco in the seventh.

PONTIAC (UPI) - Willie Lippens
scored a pair of goals for the second
game in a row yesterday to lead the
Dallas Tornado to a 3-1 North American
Soccer League victory over the Detroit
Lippens, a recent import from West
Germany, drilled a header past Detroit
goalie Jim Brown at 40:27 after taking a
cross-field pass from Zequinha.
first goal of the season early in the
second half, booting theball to the right
of Brown on a three-on-two break. The
goal came just after Tornado goalie
Alex Stepney smothered Danny
Vaughn's breakaway attempt.
Lippens closed out the Dallas scoring
with less than 10 minutes remaining
with his fifth goal of the season.
Detroit spoiled the Dallas shutout bid
at 60:24 when Roger Osborne shot into
an-open corner of the net.

MONTREAL-Gary Carter cracked
a two-run homer in the second inning to
support the six-hit pitching of Bill Lee
as the Montreal Expos defeated the
Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 yesterday.
Carter's ninth homer of the season
came after Tony Perez had blooped a
single off NinoEspinosa, 5-5, one of only
four hits against the Phillies righthan-
der in six innings.
Lee, 5-2, left at least one baserunner
stranded is each of the first four innings
and stretched the Phillies' scoreless
string against Montreal to 22 innings.
The Montreal left-hander walked two
and struck out five as he became the
Expos' second five-game winner along
with Steve Rogers.
American League
Detroiti S.Toronto 2
National League
Montreal2. Philadelphiao
Pittsburgh9, chicago 2
St. Louis 7, New York3
Houston6, Cincinnati3

Major League Standings
(Last night's games not included)

W L Pet. GB
Baltimore............30 17 .638 -
Boston ............... 26 18 .591 21/
Milwaukee ............ 27 22 .551 4
New York............25 22 .532 5
Detroit ................ 20 21 .488 7
Cleveland............20 26 .435 9V
Toronto ............... 12 36 .250 181/
California............29 19 .604 -
Minnesota............26 18 .591 1
Texas ................. 27 19 .587 1
Kansas City .......,.... 27 21 .563 2
Chicago ............... 24 23 .511 4%
Seattle ................ 17 32 .347 12%/
Oakland ... ........... 16 32 .333 13
Today's Games
Oakland (Langford, 14) at Minnesota (Erickson,
Detroit (P. Underwood, 0-0) at Toronto (T. Under-
wood 04). n
New York (Tiant, 1-1) at Milwaukee (Slaton,
California (Tanana,5-3) atSeattle (Abbott,2-5), a
Only games scheduled

W L Pet. GB
Montreal ..............26 15 .634 -
Philadelphia .......... 27 18 .600 1
St. Louis ............... 22 19 .537 4
Pittsburgh ............ 21 21 .500 51)
Chicago ............... 19 23 .452 7%
New York............16 26 .38110%
Cincinnati............26 20 .565 -
Houston.............. 27 23 .540 1
San Francisco ......... 25 24 .510 21
Los Angeles ........... 24 26 .480 4
San Diego ............. 22 29 .420 61
Atlanta...............18 29 .391 812
Today's Games
New York (Scott, 1-0) atSt. Louis (Sykes, 3-2)
Philadelphia (Christenson, 0-1) at Montreal
(Sanderson, 3-3)
SanFrancisco (Blue, 6-5) at Los Angeles (Sut-
ton, 5-3)
Atlanta (Matula. 2-3) at San Diego (Rasmussen.
Chicago (Lamp. 3-1) at Pittsburgh (Blyleven, -2).
Cincinnati (Norman, 24) at Houston (Williams,

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