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Page Twelve


Wednesday, August 1, 1973

Hiller saves another

Yankee rally nips Bosox;

rally past
From Wire Service Reports
MILWAUKEE - It wasn't easy
for ace reliever John Hiller but
the sensational Canadian hng
on to record his 23rd save last
night as the high-flying Detroit
Tigers chalked up their sixth con-
secutive win, the longest Bengal
winning streak this season, by
nipping Milwaukee 6-5 in the
opener of a twi-night double-
Despite giving up an eighth-
inning homer to George "Boom-
er" Scott plus a walk and a
single by Scott in the ninth, Hiller
bore down, retiring pinch hitter
Ollie "Downtown" Brown on a
grounder to Dick McAuliffe to
give fireman Bob Miller his third
win. Scott's single came follow-
ing a free pass to Bob Coluccio
and strike outs by Pedro Garcia
and Dave May, the AL's hottest
,}itter with a 24-game hitting
A pair of three-run rallies gave
the Bengals the victory. In the
seventh inning, singles by Gates
Brown and Bill Freehan and a
throwing error by Coluccio put
the Tigers ahead to stay.
Pro Standings
W L Pet. 0B
New York 60 48 .555 -
Baltimore 55 45 .550 1
Deri 55 41 .534 2/.
Boson 54 49 .54 3,
Milwaukee 50 52 490 7
Cleveland 38 68 .358 21
Kansas City 60 48 .555 -
Oakland sa 47 .55t /,
Minnesota 53 49 .520 4
Chicago .52 53 .495 6I.
Caliornia 49 53 .40 1
Tesas 39 63 32 11
Yesterday's Results
Baltimore 5, Cleveland 1
Detrit , Milwaukee 5, 1st game
New Yok, Bostn 4
Kaf,sas City 2, Chicao 1
Minesta at Oakland, inc.
Texas at California, inc.
Today's Games
Minnesota (Blyleven 13-9) at Oak-
land (Odom 2-9)
Texas (Merritt 4-5) at California
(May 6-9)
Kansas City (Busby 8-10) at Chi-
cago (Wood 20-14)
Detroit (Coleman 16-8) at Milwau-
kee (Lokaood 5-5)
Baltimore (Cuellar 7-11) at Cleve-
land (Bosman 3-11)
New York (Stottlemyre 12-9) at Bos-
ton (Curis 9-)
W L Pet. GB
St. Louis 56 48 .538 -
Chieago 5)51i.511 2
Pittsburgh 51 51 00 4
Montreal 50 53 .485 5
Philadelphia 49 57 .461 8
New York 44 57 .435 10%
Los Angeles 66 40 .622 -.
Cincinnati 62 44 .581 4
San Francisco 59 46 .562 Isw
Ilauston 55 53 .509 12
Atlanta 4 61 .44419.
San Diego 35 69 .337 30
Yesterday's Results -
Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3, 1st game
Philadelphia 6, Chicago 5, 2nd game
Cincinnati 9, Atlanta 5, 1st game
St. Louis 10, Montreal 5
Pittsburgh 4, New York 1
Hpuston 3, Los Angeles 2
San Francisco at San Diego, Inc.-
Tonight's Games
St. Louis (Wise 11-6 and Cleveland
11-5) at Montreal (Torrez 5-10 and
Marshall 10-6), 2n
Pittsburgh (Brles 10-9 and Blass
3-6) at New York (eaver 12-5 and
Stone -3), 2n
Chicago (ooten 9-8) at Philadel-
phia (Twitchel 9-3)
Cincinnati (Billingham 15-6) at At-
lanta (Harrison 6-3)
Los Angeles (Downing. 8-5) at Hous-
Ion (Richard 2-)
San Francisco (Barr 9-9) at San
Diego (Kirby 6-11)-

Bfrds win
cling to
East lead
By The Associated Press
BOSTON-Bobby Murcer's two-
run single with the bases loaded
capped a three-run rally in the
ninth inning last night that vault-
ed the New York Yankees to a
5-4 victory over the Boston Red

Bill Lee owned a 4-2 lead be-
fore Felipe Alou led off the ninth
for New York with his fourth
home run of the baseball season.
Then Gene Michael singled and
Bob Veale, 1-2, replaced Lee.
le struck out Horace Clarke
but the Yanks loaded the bases
on singles by Matty Alou and
Roy White, then Murcer lashed
his game-winning single to right.
Indians feathered
CLEVELAND-Successive dou-
bles by Al Bumbry and Rich
Coggins triggered a four-run first
inning and Jim Palmer made
them stand up with a three-hitter
that carried the Baltimore Ori-
oles to a 5-1 victory over the
Cleveland Indians last night.
A's trade
The Oakland A's, fighting for
the AL West lead, obtained a pair
of veteran outfielders yesterday
in cash deals. From Houston, the
A's bought Jesus Alou and then
purchased Vic Davalillo from
Pittsburgh. Davalillo returns to
the junior circuit and Alou joins
his brothers, Matty and Felipe,
both members of the New York

AP Photo
THE MAGNIFICENT HENRY AARON circles the bases last night after slamming his 701st home run
of his career, meaning "The Hammer" is only 13 behind the Babe. Despite the feat, Atlanta lost the
opener to Cincinnati 9-5.

Aaron belts number 701

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Joe Morgan and
Tony Perez b e l t e d two - run
homers in Cincinnati's four-run
seventh inning, giving the Reds a
9-5 triumph over the Atlanta
Braves despite Henry Aaron's
701st career homer in the ninth
in the opener of yesterday's twi-
night doubleheader.
Morgan connected for his 13th
home run of the baseball cam-
paign after a Pete Ruse single,
snapping a 3-3 tie. Perez' homer,
his 19th of the season, came
after Johnny Bench had walked
Both homers came off laser Carl
Morton, 8-9.
Aaron's solo shot, No. 28 this
year, left him 13 shy of Babe
Ruth's historic lifetime total of
Cardinals fly
MONTREAL - Joe Torre and
Ted Simmons slammed three-run
homers, powering the St. Louis
Cardinals to a 10-5 victory over
the Montreal Expos last night.
St. Louis jumped on Montreal
starter Ernie McAnally, 7-6, in
the first inning when Ted Size-
more walked, Tim McCarver
singled and Simmons hit his
eighth homer of the baseball
Montreal came back with two
runs in the bottom of the inning
on Jim Lyttle's triple but the

Cards regained their three-run,
lead in the third.
Simmons led off with a double
and Bernie Carbo followed with
a walk. After Torre bounced into
a fielder's choice, Jose Cruz
scored Simmons with a sacrifice
fly. Mike Tyson then singled and
pitcher Alan Foster, 8-6, laced a
run-scoring single.
Pirates smokin'
NEW YORK - Dock Ellis and
Ramon Hernandez combined to
pitc ha four-hitter and Richie
Zisk set up a pair of runs with
doubles, leading the red-hot Pitts-
burgh Pirates to a 4-1 victory
over the New York Mets last
Ellis, 10-9, pitched six strong
innings and allowed three of the
Mets' hits before giving way to

Hernandez, who preserved the
Pirates' 10th victory in their last
13 baseball games. Ellis was re-
moved because of a minor swell-
ing of the left knee.
The Pirates' winning run was
scored with the help of a New
York error in the fourth inning.
Zisk doubled with two outs,
then scored when first baseman
Ed Kranepool allowed Bob Rob-
ertson's grounder to go through
him and into right field.
Dodgers tripped
HOtSTON-Veteran Dave Rob-
erts gave up four Los Angeles
hits in the first seven innings
and then four singles in the
eighth but the Housotn Astros
held on for a 3-2 victory over the
Dodgers last night.
Singles by Bill Russell, Dave

Lopes, Manny Mota and Willie
Davis produced one Los Angeles
run in the eighth, chasing Rob-
erts in favor of Don Wilson, who
induced Joe Ferguson to ground
out to end the inning.
The Dodgers' Dave Lopes
homered for their first run off
Roberts, 11-8, to even the game
in the sixth. It was the fourth
home run of the baseball cam-
paign for Lopes.
But Houston responded with
two runs off loser Tommy
John, 10-6, on a walk, Cesar Ce-
deno's run-scoringa double and a
sacrifice fly by Doug Rader.
Dr. J moves;
Spoon signs
The Associated Press learned
yesterday that the ABA New
York Nets have acquired for-
ward Julius Erving from Virgin-
ia. Details are expected to be
announced today at a news con-
ference. Forward George Carter
is expected to go to the Squires.
In other basketball news, the
Capital Bullets of the NBA have
signed their number one draft
choice, Nick Weatherspoon of
Illinois, plus their number three
selection, Toledo's Tom Kozelka.

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