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Tuesday, July 16, 1974

THE MICHIGAN DAILY Tuesday, July 16, 1974

Sagging B
By The Associated Press A's, held hitless for eight in-.
CHICAGO - Ken Henderson's nings by Baltimore r o o k i e
one-out homer in the ninth in- Wayne Garland, erupted for five
ning powered the Chicago White runs and four hits in the ninth
Sox to a 3-2 victory over the De- and defeated the Orioles 6-4.
troit Tigers last night. Garland, a 23-year-old right-
Henderson d r o v e his 11th hander who was making only
homer of the baseball season his third major league start,
into the upper deck right field stifled the world champion A's
seats off Lerrin LaGrow, 7-8. on three walks and one unearn-
The Tigers had tied the game ed run until Dick Green, rein-
2-2 in the eighth on Gary Suth- stated from the disabled list
erland's two-run single. just before the game, laced a
Run-scoring singles by Jorge single to right field to start the
Orta and Carlos May gave the ninth.
White Sox a 2-0 lead in the third Pinch-hitter Jesus Alou lined
Rich Gossage, 2-3, was the to center but first baseman
winner s Enos Cabell, inserted in the
eighth inning for defensive pur-
poses, b o o t e d Bill North's
Near No-no grouder for an error.
BALTIMORE - The Oakland Apparently unnerved, Garland

engals bite dust

was tagged for a single by Bert
Campaneris, which loaded the
bases. Sal Bando then slammed
a two-run double, chasing Gar-
land and making it a 4-3 game.
Grant Jackson took over but
Oadand's Reggie Jackson drill- -
ed his first pitch for a double,
tying the score. An intentional
pass. to Joe Rudi loaded the
bases and pinch hitter Tim Hos-
ley greeted Bob Reynolds, the
third pitcher of the inning, with
a sacrifice fly which scored
pinch runner Herb Washington.
It was Hosley's frst run patted
in of the season and saddled
Garland with his second defeat
in five decisions.
Reynolds then uncorked a wild
pitch, allowing the final run of
the inning to cross the plate.

Bucs buck
scattered eight hits for his first
pitching victory in a month,
helping the Pittsburgh Pirates
edge Houston 3-1 and halt the
Astros' victory streak at six
Ellis, 0-3 in five previous
starts, fell behind 1-0 in the
first inning when Greg Gross
opened with a single, took sec-
ond on an infield out and scored
on a double to right by Bob
The Pirates then tagged loser
Dave Roberts, 6-8, for two runs
on five singles, including run-
scoring hits by Manny Sanguil-
len and Frank Taveras.
The Pirates added an unearn-

ed run in the seventh. Taveras
singled, took second on a sac-
rifice by Ellis and moved to
third on an infield out before
scoring on an error by second
baseman Tommy Helms.
By finally winning a ball
game, Ellis improved his record
to 4-8
Reds hot
ST. LOUIS - Clay Kirby
scattered nine hits and Joe
Morgan cracked his 12th home
run of the season, leading the
Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory
over the reeling St. Louis Car-
ThedReds, who have won nine
of their last 11 games, climbed
to within 7/ games of the first-
place Los Angeles Dodgers in
the National League's West Di-
vision. Cincinnati trailed by
10 games less than a week
It was the third defeat in a
row for the Cardinals and ninth
in their last 10 games. They
trail Philadelphia by t w o
games in the East Division
after leading by three on July 6.
Angels blessed
CLEVELAND - Nolan Ryan
broke a personal three-game
losing streak with last-inning re-
lief help, leading the California
Angels to a 4-2 decision over
the Cleveland Indians.
The Angels took a 2-0 lead
off Steve Arlin, 2-4, in the sec-
ond inning on a run-scoring sin-
gle by Ortand Ramirez and an
RBI fielder's choice by Mickey
The Angels added another run
in the third with the help of
Arlin's wildness. The Cleveland
starter walked Lee Stanton and
Frank Robinson. Tom Hilgen-
dorf relieved Arlin and Bobby
Valentine hit a pinch single,
loading the bases. Stanton
scored on Bob Oliver's sacrifice
The Angels finished their scor-
ing in the ninth on Valentine's
sacrifice fly.

Oilers as he is cut down attempting to streach a double into a triple, The Redbirds have
though, as they lost to the Reds to exdent a losing skid.
Aaron tabbed for All-Stars;
Capra's June player of month

Michigan Daily
Ma jor League Standings

NEW YORK (A") - Outfielder Henry Aaron of
Atlanta and catcher Johnny Bench of Cincinnati
each received more than 2.5 million votes, and
Steve Garvey of Los Angeles won the first-base
job as a write-in candidate for the National
League All-Star team announced yesterday by
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.
Aaron led all NL voting with 2,636,200 votes.
Pete Rose of Cincinnati, with 2,084,563, and Jim
Wynn of Los Angeles, 1,625,259, joined Aaron as
starting outfielders. Reggie Smith of St. Louis
was fourth with 1,209,503.
It will be Aaron's 20th All-Star Game, 15th as
a starter.
Bench collected 2,628,454, easily outdistancing
runnerup Bob Boone of Philadelphia in voting
for catcher.
Garvey, not listed on the printed ballot, edged
Tony Perez of Cincinnati 1,082,489 to 1,059,611
for the first-base berth.
The last write-in candidate before Garvey to
win was outfielder Rico Carty of Atlanta in 1970.
Cincinnati's Joe Morgan won the second-base
spot with 2,153,061 to 1,693,389 for Dave Cash of
Philadelphia. Los Angeles' Ron Coy held off
Philadelphia's Mike Schmidt, another write-in
candidate, 1,593,929 to 1,476,447 to become start-
ing third baseman.
In the fight for No. 1 shortstop, Larry Bowa of
Philadelphia, who trailed Los Angeles' Bill Rus-
sell for most of the voting, overcame Russell
with a closing flurry of votes to win 1,570,033 to

Buzz honored
You might call the rise of Buzz Capra to pitch-
ing prominence a Cinderella story. One day, he
was in the bullpen; the next night, he pitched
sensationally in relief and was moved into the
starting rotation. The rest is National League
The emergence of the Atlanta Braves' right-
hander to sudden prominence and his outstand-
ing June performance of six wins (no losses),
three shutouts, four complete games, and a
1.04 ERA earned him the vote of National
League writers and broadcasters as the "Play-
er of the Month" for June. Capra garnered
31 votes with Philadelphia's Mike Schmidt, the
runnerup with 22.
The 5-10, 168-pound righthander relies pri-
marily on the standard stuff most pitchers
throw-fastball, slider, and changeup. "I have
more confidence in my fastball now that I'm
working more regularly. I had always wanted
to start, but the Mets felt that I could relieve."
"Everything that has happened has been a
great thrill for me," Capra says. "The fans have
reacted to me, maybe because I'm small."
Aaron feels Capra is effective because he keeps
the ball low. "But that's because he's built so
close to the ground," Hank quips. As a result
of his great success, which has helped the
Braves' pitching staff second only to the Dodgers.
in the league, Capra is kiddingly called "Sandy"
by his teammates. "Quite an honor," says Buzz,
"to be mentioned in the same breath as Koufax."

W L Pet. GB
aoston 49 41 .539 -
Haltimare 47 41 .534
Cleveland 46 41 .52919
Milwaukee 45 44 .506 3
Detroit 44 45 .494 4
New York 44 45 A.94 4
Oakland 31 3 .567 -
Kansas city 43 43 .500 5
Chicago 44 44 .5006
Texas 44 49 .4795
Minnesota 43 43 .473 91
California 35 57 .390 17
Yesterday's Results
Cafornia 4, Cleveland 2
Oakland 6, altimore 4
Kansas City 3,Boston 2
Minnesota 4,Milwaukee 3
Chicago 3, Detroit 2
only games scheduled
Today's Games
Oakland (Holtzman 9-11) at Bal-
timore (Alexander 4-5).
California (Figueroa 1-1) at
Cleveland (Peterson 7-4).
Texas (Clyde 3-5) at New York
(Medich 10-7).
Boston (Lee 10-7) at Kansas
City (Busby 12-4).
Milwaukee (wright 7-11) at Min-
nesota (Decker 9-8).
Detroit (Lolieh 10-10) at chicago
(Kant 9-6) 9 p.m. Channel 2.

w L Pet. --
Philadelphia 46 43 557 -
St. Louis 44 45 .494 2
Montreal 42 44 .485 2%
Pittsburgh 39 49 .443 6
Chicago 38 49 .437 7
New York 55 49 A37
Los Angeles 61 30 .670 --
Cincinnati 54 38 .587 7%
Houston 49 42 .538 12
Atlanta 49 44 .527 13
San Francisco 40 52 .4355211',
San Diego 40 55 .21 23
Yesterday's Results
Chicago 7, Atlanta 3
Pittsburgh 3, Houston 1
Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 0
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
Chicago (Hooten 3-7) at Atlanta
(Harrison 6-10).
Houston (Dierker 6-4) at Pitts-
burgh (Rooker 5-7).
Cincinnati (Gullet 10-6) at St.
Louis (Frsch 1-1 or Curtis 4-10).
Montreal (Renko 6-9) at Los An-
geles (Sutton 6-7).
Philadelphia (Ruthven 4-7) at
San Diego (Gret 4-11).
New York (Seaver 6-6) at San
Francisco (Barr 5-5).

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