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THE SUMMER DAILY

Friday, August 10, 1973

Sox pu Tigers' tail
Birds trip Twins, move into first

Summer Daily
Sports

By The Associated Press
D E T R O I T- R o o k i e
Bill Sharp's ninth-inning home
run lifted the Chicago White Sox
to a 5-4 victory over Detroit last
night.
The Tigers had tied the score
in the bottom of the eighth on
hits by Willie Horton and Bill
Freelhan and an infield out be-
fore Sharp hit his third homer
of the baseball season.
Chicago went ahead in the top
half of the eighth when Jorge
Orta tripled and trotted home
on rookie Jerry Hairston's dou-
ble.
Chicago catcher Ed Herrmann
helped Detroit to unearned runs
in the first and fifth innings. Tony
Taylor singled for the Tigers in
the first, took second on Herr-
mann's passed ball and third
when he threw wild to second on
the advance, then scored on a
sacrifice fly by Al Kaline.
In the fifth, Aurelio Rodriguez
singled, reached second on an-
other Herrmann passed ball and
scored on a single by Mickey
Stanley.
Birds fly
BLOOMINGTON, Minn-Mike
C u e 11 a r frustrated Minnesota
with his off-speed pitches and Tom
with his off - speed pitches and
Tommy Davis hit a first - inning
home run, carrying the Balti-
more Orioles to a 2-1 victory over
--'the Twins last night. The victory
moved Baltimore into first place
in the American League's East
Division, one-half game ahead of
Detroit, which lost to Chicago,
and a full game ahead of idle
New York.
Cuellar, who had lost three of
his four other starts since base-
ball's All-Star break, struck out
nine Twins danscattered six hits
to improve his record to 9-12.
Davis, Baltimore's designated
hitter, lofted a two-out, bases-
empty homer in the first off loser
Bert Blyleven, 14-11, to give Cu-
ellar the only run he needed.
Royals romp
KANSAS CITY - Hal McRae
drove in two runs with a homer
s and triple and Doug Bird provid-
ed clutch relief pitching in the
eighth inning, leading the Kansas
City Royals to a 3-2 victory over
the Boston Red Sox last night.
McRae tripled home a run and
scored on Rick Reichardt's sacri-
fice yy in the second inning to
give the Royals a 2-1 lead.

Then he led off the fourth with
a home run, his fourth of the
year, to provide starter Steve
Busby, 10-11, with the winning
run.
MILWAUKEE - Dave May's
two-run homer in the bottom of
the ninth lifted the Milwaukee
Brewers to a 6-5 baseball victory
over the California Angels yester-
day.
With the Brewers trailing 5-4
and one out in the ninth, May
slammed his 18th home run of the
season into the right field seats
off reliever Rudy May, 7-11, scor-
ing Bob Coluccio ahead of him.
John Briggs tied the score in
the fifth with a two-run homer,
his 13th, but Mike Epstein put
the Angels ahead with a three-
run shot in the sixth off Jim Sla-
ton, 7-10, after singles by Ken
Berry and Bob Oliver.
Braves rally
ST. LOUIS - Dave Johnson
capped a five-run rally in the
eighth inning with a three-run
homer, his 30th, powering the
Atlanta Braves to an 8-6 triumph
over the faltering St. Louis Car-
dinals last night.

CENTERFIELDER BILL SHARP, whose ninth-inning home run gave the White Sox the win last night
over the Bengals, slides home in the fifth following a Pat Kelly safety.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE
W L Pct. G1>
l.Atizore 61 50 .550 -
Detroit 62 52 .544 r
Ne Yrk 63 54 .30 1
Boston 0053 .31
Milwaukee 54 50 .40' 7"
Cleveland 44 71 .383 19
'4t'est
S..69Kansas City 06d5
b O akltand 6450 .561t
Minnesota 56 56 .500 0
Chicago 57 58 .496 08
-a ..Calitornia 52 5'9 48 t
Texas42 70 .375 2
Yesterday's Results
Milwaukee 6, Calitornia 5
Chicago 5, Detroit 4
ans City 3, ostona 2
Bliore 2,Minesotat1
Today's Games
f <a ',Chicago (Stone 4-10) at tetroit
F *-y (Strahle 4-)
Oakland tK owles 4-4) at New York
(Dobson 6-4)
California (Lange 1-0) at Boston
(Curtis 11-8)
ate re(Alteade r6-5) at Kan-
ssCt~y (Fitamorti 3-0)
Minnesota (Campbell 0-0) at 'il-
wake(Lotchwood 5-6}
levland (Pey 11-15) at Texas
Clyde 3-3)
NATIONAL LEAGUE
E sv L Pct. G1
St. Louis 61 51 .530 -
Montreal 56 57 .496 4
Pittsburgh 55 56 .495 4
Chicago 56 58 .491 4".
Philadelphia 52 61 .460 8
NewYork 51 60 .450 8
west
Los Angeles 71 43 .623 -
Cincinnati 69 47 .595 3
San Francisco 62 51 .54
H3Iouston 59 58 .504 130.,
--Atlanta 54 64 .457 19
a z San 1ie0o 38 75 .336 32?4
AP Photo Yesterday's Results
yal throw to Kurt Bevacqua in last Montreal 5, San F ancisco 3
Philadelphia at San Diego, inc.
New York at Los Angeles, inc.
Today's Games
Houston (Richard 3-1) at Chicago
(Houton 9-10)
Atlanta (P. Niekro 11-5) at Pitts-
burg (Ellis 11-9)
Cincinnati (Grimsley 11-6) at St.
Louts (Wise 13-6).
Montreal (Moore 6-10) at San Diego
(Arlin 6-10)
Philadelphia (Twitchell 10-4) at
Los Angeles (John 11-6)
tie New York (Seaver 13-6) at San
Francisco (Marichal 9-7)

CARL YASTRZEMSKI slides into the hot corner ahead of a Ro
night's 3-2 win for first-place Kansas City.

Longshots lead PGA

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