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THE MICHIGAN AL
Saturday, June 1, 1974
Slu ping Tigers lose another
By The Associated Press
ANAHEIM - Ellie Rodriguez
drove in four runs with two
home runs and a double last
night, helping the California An-
gels snap a four-game losing
skid with a 5-3 victory over the
Rodriguez cracked a two-run
double in the second inning and
snapped a 2-2 tie in the fifth
with his third homer of the sea-
son to send Mickey Lolich to
his sixth loss against five
RODRIGUEZ slammed h i s
fourth homer to give the Angels
their fifth run in the seventh.
In his last five games, the Cali-
fornia catcher has stroked nine
hits in 15 times at bat, includ-
ing three home runs..
Bill Singer improved his rec-
ord to 7-3 by scattering nine
hits. He surrendered Ben Og-
livie's two-run single which
temporarily tied the game in
the fifth and gave up the other
run in the ninth when Gates
Brown hit into a force play
which scored Norm Cash from
The defeat snapped Lolich's
p e r s o n a 1 four-game winning
ST. LOUIS - Surging Reggie
Smith socked his 10th home run
and Sonny Siebert pitched a
five-hitter, leading the St. Louis
Cardinals to a 5-0 victory last
night over the San Diego
Siebert, 5-3, struck out five,
walked one and also drove in
the first Cardinals' run.
Smith, who began the game
with"a' 37* batting average,
doubled off the Padres' Steve
Arlin, 1-7, in the third inning
and provided St. Louis with a
2-0 lead two innings later with
his shot into the right field
Arlin was also the victim of a
two-run Cardinals' uprising in
the sixth inning yielding a sin-
gle to Jose Cruz and walking
Siebert and Bake McBride be-
fore being relieved. Ted Sim-
mons singled home the final
Cardinal run in the eighth.
The defeat was the seventh in
a row for the Padres, who have
lost 20 of their last 24 games.
bases - loaded triple keyed a
four-run Cincinnati seventh in-
ning last night that carried the
Reds to a 7-5 victory over the
Pittsburgh Pirates in a National
League baseball game.
Pittsburgh had carried a 5-3
lead into the seventh on two
home runs by Bob Robertson.
Cesar Geronimo opened Cin-
cinnati's seventh with a walk
and Pete Rose singled him to
third. Then Joe Morgan walked
and Bench hit his triple. Dave
Concepcion followed with a sin-
gle to score Bench with an in-
NEW YORK - Cesar Cedeno
ripped four hits including his
10th homer yesterday, helping
the Houston Astros to a 7-1
victory over New York, the
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fourth straight loss for the Mets.
Don Wilson drove in one of
the Astro runs with a sacrifice
fly and earned the victory with
late inning relief help from
The Astros tagged Jerry Koos-
man, 5-3, for two runs in the
second inning when they loaded
the bases with none out on Bob
Watson's single and two walks.
Doug Rader singled for one run
and Wilson's sacrifice fly pro-
duced the other.
dox slammed two doubles,
scored one run and drove in an-
other last night as the San
Francisco Giants defeated Phil-
adelphia 6-2, handing the slump-
ings Phils their fifth consecu-
The score was tied 2-2 when
Bobby Bonds led off the Giants'
sixth with a double. Tito Fuen-
tes lined deep to center and
then Maddox ripped a double to
left, scoring Bonds and sending
the Giants ahead.
The Giants added three more
runs in the ninth on RBI singles
by Gary Thomasson, Dave Ita-
der and Bonds.
UMPIRE SHAG CRAWFORD howls, "Yer out" to Pittsburgh's Manny Sanguillen (sliding) in yes-
terday's major league baseball action. Cincinnati thirdbaseman Dan Driessen is the man with
his foot on the bag after taking a toss from Jim Rooker on an attempted sacrifice. The Reds
NHL TABS DU FEK, LINDSKOG
WHA drafts amateurs
From Wire service Reports
Capping its second year of
operation, the World Hockey
Association held its third ama-
teur draft yesterday with a
large group of American college
or junior players included.
Two Michigan skaters, left-
winger on Dufek and defense-
man Tom Lindskog, were picked
by t h e National H o c k e y
League's Detroit Red Wings and
Atlanta Flames in that league's
draft on Tuesday. No word was
immediately available as to
which if any of the Wolverines
were chosen by the World
THE VANCOUVER IBlacers
signed their number one pick,
defenseman Pat Price from Sas-
katoon, coach Joe Crozier an-
nounced. But the Phoenix fran-
chise was not so lucky as their
number one pick, Greg loly.
signed with the new NALt cx-
pansion club in Washington.
Among the players from the
Western Collegiate Hockey As-
sociation who were (rafted are
defenseman Dick Spannhauer of
Minnesota and center Dennis
Olmstead of Wisconsin. Spann-
bauer was nabbed in the first
round by I e a g u e champion
Houston and also by the NIL's
Altanta Flames. He is only a
OLMSTEAD, a n o t h e r first
round choice by Phoenix, was
selected by Emile Francis' New
York Rangers earlier in the
Another pair of WCHA de-
fensemen were also selected.
Brian Eagleblom, Olmstead's
teammate at Wisconsin went to
Winnepeg in the second round,
and Denver's highly touted
Bruce Affleck by Cleveland.
Affleck also made the list of the
NHI California Golden Seals.
Other NHL first round choices
who also went in the first round
of the WHA secret draft were
Bill Lochead, selected by De-
troit in the NHL and Indianapo-
lis in the WHA, Cam Connor,
picked by Cincinnati in the WHA
and Montreal in the NHL, Rick
Chartre, who went to Montreal
in the NHL and Cincinnati in
the WHA, Clark Gillies, picked
by Edmonton in the WHA and
the New York Islanders in the
NHL, and Doug Riseboroagh,
picked by Cleveland in the WHA
and Montreal in the NHL.
Maior ' eauie Stondings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
w I Pet. GB W L Pet. Gn
Milwaukee 24 19 .558 St. Louis 24 22 .521 -
Boston 25 22 .532 Philadelphia 25 23 .521 -
Detroit 22 24 .478 3. Montreal 20 20 .500 1
Baltimore 22 2 471 318 Chicago 18 25 .419 4 t
Cleveland 22 25 .468 4 New York 20 28 .417 5
New York 23 27 .460 4'. Pittsburgh 17 27 .386 6
Oakland 26 21 .553 - Los Angeles 37 14 .725 -
Kansas City 25 22 .532 1 Cincinnati 27 19 .587 7
Chicago 22 21 .512 2 Atlanta 26 22 .542 9
Texas 24 24 .500 2ne .' Hoston 27 24 .529 99
Minnesota 20 23 .465 4 - San Francisco 26 25 .510 10
California 22 27 .449 5 San Diego 18 36 .333 20
Yesterday's Results Los Angeles 4, Chicago 2
Tesas 7, Baltimore 6 Atlanta at Montreal, pp rain
Minnesota 5, New York C san Francisco 6, Philadelphia 2
Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2 Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh 5
Chicago 3, Boston 2 Houston 7, New York 1
Milwaukee at Oakland, inc. St. Louis 5, San Diego 0
California 5, Detroit 3 Today's Games
Today's Games Atlanta (Niekro 6-3) at Mon-
Milwaukee (Slaton 6-5 or Cham- treat (Blair 1-0), night.
pion 2-1) at Oakland (Blue 3-5). Houston (Roberts 5-5) at New
Detroit (Coleman 6-4) at Califor- York (Seaver 2-5).
nia (Ryan 6-5), 10 p.m., WJR. Los Angeles (Messersmith 4-1) at
Baltimore (McNally 4-3) at Texas Chicago (Frailing 3-4).
(Bibby 6-7), night. San Francisco (Caldwell 7-2) at
New York (Medich 6.4) at Min- Philadelphia (Ruthven 2-2) or Far-
aesota (Blyleven 4-7). mer 2-1), night.
Kansas City (Dal Canton 3-2) at San Diego (Freisleben 3-2) at St.
Cleveland (J. Perry 3-4). Louis (McGlothen 6-2), night,
Chicago (Kaat 4-5) at Boston (Ti- Pittsburgh (Brett 5-3) at Cincia.
ant 5-5), night. nati (Nelson 3-3).
Lions' new home
The first steel section goes into place on the Detroit Lions' new home football stadium in subur-
ban Pontiac. The stadium is scheduled to be completed in August of 1975, just in time for the
opening of the National Football League championship season.