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The Michigan Daily--Friday, June 8, 1979-PageI1

BASEBALL ROUNDUP
Minnesota cruises by Yanks, 4-1

By The Associated Press

NEW YQRK-Geoff Zahn, Mike
Bacsik and Mike Marshall scattered
eight hits and pitched the Minnesota
Twins to a 4-1 victory over the New
York Yankees yesterday.
Minnesota jumped in front against
loser Jim Beattie, 3-3, in the first inning
when Hosken Powell and Butch
Wynegar opened with singles and Roy
Smalley grounded into a double play.
The Twins added another run in the
fourth on singles by Ken Lanreaux and
Glenn Adams followed by Ron
Jackson's sacrifice fly.
Major Leagai
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST W L Pct. GB

Baltimore .......... 34 21
Boston..............32 21
Milwaukee ......... 32 26
New York .......... 30 26
Detroit............s25 24
Cleveland .......... 26 27
Toronto.............14 42
WEST
California .......... 33 23
Minnesota .......... 30 23
Texas .............. 31 24
Kansas City ........ 31 25
Chicago.............26 29
Seattle..............22 35
Oakland ............ 18 38
Yesteday'sResults
Minnesota 4, New YorkI
Texas 7, Milwaukee 1
Baltimore3, Kansas City
Boston 9, Chicago 2

.618 -
.605 1
.552 3%/.
.536 41/2
.510 6
.491 7
.250 20/2
.589 -
.566 11/
.564 1%
.554 2
.473 6%
.386 1112
.321 15

Beattie was knocked out in the fifth
when the Twins picked up their final
two runs on a leadoff double by John
Castino, Bombo Rivera's RBI-single, a
sacrifice and Smalley's two-out RBI-
single. .
Zahn, 4-1, won his first game since
April 29 with Bacsik taking over in the
sith and Marshall finishing up to gain
his 13th save of the season.
* * *
Rangers 7, Brewers 1
MILWAUKEE-John Ellis drove in
six runs with a pair of homers and -a
e Standings
NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST
W L Pct. GB
Montreal............30 19 .612 -
St. Louis ............ 29 19 .604 1/
Pittsburgh ......... 27 23 .540 31/2
Philadelphia ....... 29 25 .537 31/2
Chicago.............23 27 .460 71/2
New York .......... 20 30 .400 101/2
WEST
Houston.............34 24 .586 -
Cincinnati .......... 30 25 .545 2%/
Los Angeles ........ 27 31 .466 7
San Francisco .....s. 26 30 .464 7
San Diego .......... 26 33 .441 8%
Atlanta............. 20 35 .364 121/
Yesterday's Results
Chicago 4, San Diego 3
San Francisco at St. Louis, n
Today's Games
Los Angeles (Hooton, 4-3) at Chicago (Krukow,
2-4)
San Francisco (Curtis, 1-2) at Pittsburgh
(Robinson, 4-3)
,Atlanta (Solomon, 3-2) at Philadelphia (Ruthven,
6-3)
Houston (J. Niekro, 8-2) at New York (Zachry,
5-0)
Montreal (Rogers, 5-3) at Cincinnati (LaCoss,6-4)
San Diego (Owchinko, 2-2) at St. Louis (B.
Forsch, 3-4)

double to back the two-hit pitching of
Ferguson Jenkins as the Texas
Rangers captured a 7-L.victory over the
Milwaukee Brewers yesterday.
Jenkins, 7-2, got the only runs he
needed when Al Oliver singled with two
out in the first inning and Ellis lined an
opposite-field homer off Moose Haas, 3-
5.
Jenkins allowed only one hit, an in-
flied single by Cecil Cooper with two out
in the first inning and retired 16 con-
secutive batters until Jim Gantner
tripled leading off the Brewer seventh.
Orioles 3, Royals 1
BALTIMORE - A bases-loaded
single by Gary Roenicke, following an
intentional walk to Lee May, drove in
two eighth-inning runs and gave the
Baltimore Orioles a 3-1 victory over the
Kansas City Royals Thursday night.
Roenicke connected on a 3-2 pitch
from Renie Martin, 0-3, who had
relieved Steve Busby in the sixth and
squelched a Baltimore threat.
Sammy Stewart, 3-2, was the winning
pitcher.
* * *
Red Sox 9, White Sox 2
BOSTON - Jim Rice hit his 10th and
11th home runs of the season last night
to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 9-2 vic-
tory over the Chicago White Sox.
Rice, the American League 1978
home run champion and Most Valuable
Player, ignited a three-run fourth in-
ning with his first homer, a tremendous
drive off Chicago southpaw Ken Kravec
over the screen beyond the high wall in
left center.
Then, leading off the seventh, Rice

V

unloaded against reliever Rich Hinton,
lining a shot into the Boston bullpen in
right center.
Rookie Chuck Rainey allowed eight
hits in boosting his record to 4-3. He
struck out five and walked four. Eric
Soderholm doubled in one run and
scored Chicago's second run on Ralph
Garr's single.
Dwight Evans led Boston's 17-hit at-
tack with four consecutive singles.
Kravec, 6-4, who had won six games
in a row, allowed 10 hits and five runs in
six innings.
Cubs 4, Padres 3
CHICAGO - Mike Vail's pinch-hit
sacrifice fly scored pinch-runner Sam
Mejias with the tie-breaking run in the
eighth inning to lead the Chicago Cubs
to a 4-3 victory over the San Diego
Padres.
After Barry Foote hit his second
double of the game to open the inning,
Mejias was sacrificed to third by pinch-
batter Steve Dillard before Vail flied
deep to center to score Mejias.
Lynn McGlothen, 6-6, was the winner
for the Cubs and Bruce Sutter, who pit-
ched the ninth, picked up his 12th save.
Bob Shirley, 2-6, was the loser.
Ken Holtzman started for the Cubs
but was lifted for a pinch batter, Larry
Blittner, in the fourth when the Cubs
needed a hit to tie the game under
threatening skies.
Gaylord Perry started for the Padres
but gave way to Shirley after a rain
delay.

Today's Games
Texas (Alexander, 3-3) at Baltimore (Flanagan,
64)
Minnesota(Goltz,5-5)atBoston(Renko,4-2)
Chicago (Wortham, 6-4) at Milwaukee (Travers,
3-3)
New York (Figueroa, 3-5) at Kansas City (Gale,
5-4) 0
Detroit (Wilcox, 4-3 or Rozema, 3-2) at California
)Aase. 4.4)
Toronto (Lemanczyk, 5-3) at Oakland (John-
son.2-8)
Cleveland (Garland. 2-6) at Seattle (Parrott. 3-1)

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