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Page 12-Tuesday, July 31, 1979-The Michigan Daily
MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Cards clobber Expos, 7-2
MONTREAL - Keith Hernandez starter Steve Renko.
drove in five runs with a grand slam Cruz, 3-7, relieved Cleveland starte
homer and a sacrifice fly last night, and Rick Waits with two out in the top of th
the St. Louis Cardinals rode the five-hit sixth inning and held the Red Soxt
pitching of John Denny to a 7-2 victory four hits and one run the rest of th
over the Montreal Expos in the first way. The Red Sox had tied the game 4
game of a doubleheader. on a two-run single by Bob Mon
The fourth grand slam of Hernandez' tgomery.
career came off Woody Fryman, whoMs
had relieved starter Bill Lee, (10-7), a- Pirates 8, Mets 5
ter eighth-inning singles by Mike Tyson PITTSBURGH - Ed Ott's ti(
and Garry Templeton. breaking RBI single sparked a thre
Fryman walked Jerry Mumphrey to run eighth inning, and the Pittsburg
fill the bases, then Hernandez powered Pirates beat the New York Mets 8-5 la
a 3-2 pitch over the right-center field night.
fence. Omar Moreno added a sacrifice fl
Ted Simmons followed with a solo and Tim Foli contributed a run-scorin
homer, his 19th of the season. single as the Pirates won for the fourt
That was more than enough for Den- time in five games.
ny, (5-8), who gave up both Montreal Pittsburgh tied it 5-5 with three run
runs in the fourth on Gary Carter's in the fifth when Moreno singled an
bloop RBI single and a run-scoring scored on Foli's double to left cente
double by Ellis Valentine. Dave Parker delivered Foli with
The Cardinals tied it 2-2 in the sixth single, then scored on a throwing err
inning when Hernandez's sacrifice fly by Mets first baseman Willie Montane
scored Templeton. New York took a 1-0 lead in the fir:
Montreal's fourth-inning runs wiped inning on John Stearns' seventh hom
out a first-inning Cardinals tally which run of the season, but Pittsburgh we
was set up by Larry Parrish's throwing ahead 2-1 in the bottom of the inningo
error. After Ken Reitz reached second consecutive singles by Moreno, Fol
on the error, consecutive singles by Parker and Willie Stargell.
Mike Tyson and Denny scored him. The Mets made it 3-2 in the seconda
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Sportfolio
You have your athletes who
never make it big in the
collegiate ranks, you have your
collegiate stars who mysteriously
disappear from notoriety after
graduation ... and then you
have Mark Churella.
Churella, (left), a three-time
NCAA wrestling champion at
Michigan, won two matches in his
163-pound weight division at the
Soviet Union's Spartacade
Games before being eliminated.
He'll serve as an assistant coach
on this year's Wolverine squad
and prepare for next year's
Olympics, which will also take
place in Moscow.

It's doubtful whether Purdue
football coach Jim Young,
(right), peruses the annual pre-
season pigskin bible known as
"The Really Big Ten," but he
might find the 1979 annual issue
quite refreshing. The panel of
conference football experts
picked his Boilermakers to win
the title and a trip to the Rose
Bowl. Michigan was picked
second, followed by Ohio State
and Michigan State. On their last
journey to Pasadena (1967), the
Boilermakers edged Southern
Cal, 14-13.

Indians 6, Red Sox 5
CLEVELAND - Gary Alexander
slammed a pinch home run and Victor
Cruz pitched three and one-third in-
nings of strong relief to pace Cleveland
to a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox
last night, extending the Indians' win-
ning streak to eight games.
Alexander led off the eighth inning
with his 13th home run, hit deep into the
left field stands off Boston reliever Tom
Burgmeier, (2-1). Bobby Bonds gave
Cleveland its eventual winning run
later inthe inning with a sacrifice fly.
Bonds had given the Indians a 4-2 lead
in the fourth inning when he drove a
two-run home run, his 17th, off Boston

derson before Craig Swan singled to
score Norman from third.
The victory went to Pirates reliever
Grant Jackson, (6-2), with Kent
Tekulve collecting his 18th save.
Dwight Bernard, (0-2), was the loser.

LOPEZ EARNS HIS NINTH SAVE:
Tigers rally past Rangers 6-4
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Pinch- over the Texas Rangers last night in a from the New York Yankees in a trade,
hitter Al Green's sacrifice fly in the game highlighted by the appearance of ignited a two-run Rangers rally as a
eighth inning offi ace reliever Jim Kern Mickey Rivers, pinch hitter in the seventh inning that
led the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory Rivers obtained earlier in the day tied the game 4-4.
KERN GOT into trouble in the top of
the eighth inning by walking Jason
Thompson and pinch-hitter Champ
Summers. Aurelio Rodriguez singled to
load the bases before Greene delivered
his game-winning fly ball. The Tigers
added an insurance run in the ninth off
Kern on Jerry Morales' RBI single.
John Hiller, (4-7), was the winner
with relief help from Aurelio Lopez,
who earned his ninth save. Danny Dar-
win, 2-2, who had put the winning run on
base with a walk, was the loser.
DETROIT SCORED two runs in the
first, highlighted by a double steal in
which Tom Brookens made a delayed
steal of home after Morales had stolen
second. John Wockenfuss homered in
the second inning for a 3-0 Tiger lead.
The Tigers made it 4-0 in the fourth on
an RBI groundout by Ron LeFlore.
Texas chipped away at the lead with
Nelson Norman's run-producing double
in the fifth, an RBI single by Jim Sun-
dberg in the sixth and two runs in
Rivers' Ranger debut in the seventh.
Rivers singled to center and Larvell
Blanks delivered a pinch single. After a
sacrifice, Al Oliver drilled a single,
scoring Rivers and Blanks.
SSCORES
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Baltimore 2, Milwaukee I
AP Photo KansasCity !, Toronto 0
New York 1, Chicago 2
earns falls over Dave Parker of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth game inning National League
rom second when Willie Montanez threw the ball away on a grounder by John St, LouisT, Montreal2(2ndgame,a)
Pittsburgh 8, NewYork 5

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