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Page 12-Wednesday, August 1 1979-The Michigan DailyBASEBALL ROUNDUP

Spencer powers
By the Asselated Press
CHICAGO-Jim Spencer slugged a was pitching a two-hitter in the six
three-run homer last night to power when a grounder by Dave Collins struc
Ron Guidry and the New York Yankees him on the left knee. He was taken to
to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago White local hospital for X-rays.
Sax. * * *
Spencer's 13th homer of the year Exos5 Cards 0
came in the fourth inning off Randy
Scarbery, 16, followinga single by Lou MONTREAL - Rudy May fired
Piniella and a walk to Graig Nettles. three-hitter in his first start of tt
GUIDRY, 9-7, posted his third season, and Larry Parrish delivered
straight victory but fell behind when two-run homer last night, sending ti
the White Sox scored a run in the third Montreal Expos to a 5-0 victory over tt
on singles by Kevin Bell and Alan Ban- St. Louis Cardinals.
nister and a wild pitch. The White Sox . THE EXPOS gave May, 6-0, the on
scored again in the seventh when Jim run he needed in the first inning wh(
Morrison hit his second homer, but by Rodney Scott scored on And
then the Yankees had wrapped up the Dawson's groundout. The big lef
win with three runs in the sixth and one hander walked just one and struck o
in the seventh. eight.

Yanks to victory


* * *
Dodgers 7, Reds 6
CINCINNATI-Dusty Baker .and Bill
Russell drove in two runs each last
night and the Los Angeles Dodgers held
on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6,
giving Don Sutton his first victory in six
Russell's two-run double in the
eighth, boosting the Dodgers' lead to 7-
2. But Cincinnati's red-hot Ray Knight
hit a three-run double in the nin-
th-giving him 11 RBI in the last three
games and 25 in the last 17 contests.
Heity Cruz then delivered Knight
with a double to make it 7-6. But Dave
Patterson, the Dodgers' fourth pitcher
of the inning, stranded Cincinnati run-
ners at first and second to end the
Sutton, 8-12, beat the Atlanta Braves
6-4 on June 21 for his last victory. He

Scott had doubled down the third-
base line and took third when left
fielder Jerry Mumphrey misplayed the
carom off the wall for an error.
Parrish jumped on a pitch from Silvio
Martinez, 9-4, in the second inning for a
two-run homer, his fourth in seven
* * *
Mets 2, Pirates 1
PITTSBURGH - Tom Hausman,
Wayne Twitchell and Ed Glynn com-
bined on a four-hitter to lead the New
York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Pit-
tsburgh Pirates last night.
Hausman left the game after two in-
nings due to a lower back strain suf-
fered covering first base, but Twitchelr
and Glynn held the Pirates to three hits
and a run over the final seven innings.
THE METS scored their runs in the
third inning off starter Bert Blyleven, 9-

4, who had won nine of his last 10
Frank Taveras walked and took
second on a single by Richie Hebner."
Lee Mazzilli brought Taveras home
with a sharp single to center that
deflected off the gloves of both Blyleven
and lunging second baseman Renie
Stennett. Then Willie Montanez boun-
ced out to Stennett as Hebner scored the
winning run.
*- * *
Padres 10, Braves 3
ATLANTA - Dave Winfield, the
National League's leading hitter, drove
in four runs with five hits, including a
homer, and led the San Diego Padres to
a 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves
last night.
WINFIELD went five-for-five and
raised his average to .345 with a homer,
a double and three singles. He has 81
RBI for the year.
San Diego's ninth victory in 11
meetings with the Braves this year
detoured Atlanta knuckleballer Phil
Niekro in his bid to become baseball's
first 15-game winner, Niekro, 14-13,
yielded 11 hits and five runs in seven in-
nings before he was lifted for a pinch-
* * *
Phils 4, Cubs 1
opened the first inning with an inside-
the-park home run and Nino Espinosa
pitched a six-hitter as the Philadelphia
Phillies defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1
last night. j
Espinosa, 11-8, struck out seven and
walked one to record Philadelphia's fir-
st complete game in the 19 since Steve
Carlton beat San Francisco 5-3 on July
McBRIDE'S DRIVE to right-center
appeared to have been caught after a
long run by Chicago center fielder
Jerry Martin. But as Martin made the
catch, he collided with right fielder Scot

Thompson and the ball fell loose.
Martin was stretched out on the
ground as Thompson tried to start a
relay play, but thetight fielder also fell
to the artificial surface. Both received
treatment, returned to their positions
and the game resumed after a five-
minute delay.
The Cubs scored in the sixth on a
single by pinch-hitter Steve Dillard and
a double by Ivan DeJesus.
* * *
Indians 11, BoSox 10
CLEVELAND-Toby Harrah drove
in the winning run with a two-out double
in the 11th inning as the Cleveland In-
dians extended their winning streak to
nine games with an 11-10 victory over
the Boston Red Sox in the first game of
a doubleheader last night.
RICK MANNING led off the 11th with
a single off the glove of second baseman
Larry Wolfe. He took second on a bunt
by Dell Alston and scored on Harrah's
drive to the base of the fence in center
field. Harrah also contributed a two-run
double in Cleveland's five-run rally that
tied the game in the bottom of the ninth.
Harrah's game-winner came off
reliever Dick Drago, who had struck
out Andre Thornton after re'ieving Bill
Campbell, 3-4. Sid Monge, "-6, gained
the victory with 11/3 inning". of hitless
* * *
Gamble-d away
ARLINGTON, Texas-The New York
Yankees reacquired outfielder Oscar
Gamble yesterday as part of the trade
that sent center fielder Mickey Rivers
to the Texas Rangers a day earlier.
Montreal 5, St. Louis 0
Cleveland 11, Boston 10
Philadelphia 4, Chicago 1
N.Y. Mets 2, Pittsburgh 1
San Diego 10, Atlanta 7
N.Y. 7, Chi. Sox 3
L.A. 7, Cincinnati 6

Baseball's Top Ten
Yesterday's games not included*
G AB R H Pct. G AB R
Downing Cal ... 97 341 59 114 .334 Winfield SD .... 106 398 64
LezcanoMil.... 90 309 50 103 .333 Foster Cin ..... 79 285 45
Kemp Det ...... 94 350 59 116 .331 KHrnandz StL . 99 380 74
Smalley Min ... 102 391 69 129 .330 Templeton StL . 94 402 65
Bochte Sea .... 99 364 56 120 .330 Brock StL ...... 79 265 37
Lynn Bsn ...... 95 356 72 117 .329 Horner Atl ..... 70 278 40
GBrett KC ....103 434 79 140 .323 Garvey LA ..... 105 427 57
Adams Min .... 88 264 29 85 .322 Griffey Cin..... 93 377 61
Rice Bsn ....... .99 396 72 127 .321 Matthews Atl .. 105 429 7
Wilfong Min.... 88 255 50 81 .318 RoseePhi.. .... 103 388 56
Home Rues Home Runs
Singleton, Baltimore, 25; Lynn, Bos- Schmidt, Philadelphia, 36;
ton, 25; Baylor, California, 25; Rice, Chicago, 35; Winfield, San1
Beston, 24; Thomas, Milwaukee, 24. Matthews, Atlanta, 22; Lc
Angeles, 22.
Runs Batted In Runs Batted In
Baylor, California, 96; Lynn, Boston, Schmidt, Philadelphia, 81;
81; Rice, Boston, 79; Singleton, Balti- Chicago, 79; Winfield, Sant
more, 78; Kemp, Detrit, 77. Foster, Cincinnati, 72; Clark,
Pitching (ItDecislons) cisco, 71.
RDavis, New York, 9-1, M; Kern, Pitching (10 Decision
Texas, 14-2, .833; Zahn, Minnesota, 9-2,
.818; Clear, Calfornia, 18-3; .769; Bar- Tidrow, Chicago, 8-2, .
rios, Chicgo, 8-3, .727; Eckersley, Bos- levee, Pittsburgh, 9-3, .750; S
ton, 12-5, .706; Flanagan, Balimore, St. Louis, 9-3, 750; LaCoss,C
14-6,.700; John, New York, 144,.70. 10-4, .714; JNiekro, Houston,

H Pet.
134 .337
95 .333
125 .332
131 .326
86 .325
89 .320
135 .316
119 .316
5 134 .312
121 .312
Diego, 24;
apes, Los
Diego, 77;
San Fran-
800; My-
14-6, .700;
; Seaver,
ith .625

* Horse play
Camudet Farm's star fillie Davona Dale is pictured above in a restless
lst, in anticipation of today's peeing of Saratoga, the nation's oldest

a1 Kat Bat.-

Littell, St. Leis, 7-3, .7
Cincinnati, 10-5,..667; 2 Tled W

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