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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Tuesday, August 13, 1974

Buc HRs stifle Reds

Mets clip Dodgers
on Milner's homer
Michigan Daily
Sports

AP Photo
PIRATE THIRD SACKER Rickie Hebner thought he could score from third on Clay Kirby's wild
pitch in the first inning last night but Reds catcher Bill Plummer chased the errant toss and
fired to Kirby at home to nail Hebner. Willie Stargell is the batter.
-- ------------------
LOLICH WINS, 5-1
LeFlore HR boosts

By The Associated Press
CINCINNATI - T w o- r u n
homers by hot-hitting Willie
Stargell and Ed Kirkpatrick
carried the Pittsburgh Pirates
to a 7-4 victory over the Cin-
cinnati Reds in a nationally
televised game last night.
There were no incidents to
spark a replay of the bench-
emptying brawl which marred
the last meeting between the
two clubs July 14.
Stargell's 20th homer of the
season gave the Pirates a 3-0
lead in the third and Kirk-
N.L. Flag
Chases
patrick's blast gave starting
pitcher Jerry Reuss, 12-9, a 5-0
cushion after four innings.
Stargell, who is hitting over
.400 during his last 19 games,
later turned in a crucial de-
fensive play, making a running
catch on a long drive by pinch
hitter Dan Driessen in the sixth
inning and crashing hard into
the left-field wall.
Zisk drilled a seventh inning
Tigers
er in- baseball, stole his 78th
and 79th of the season for the
Cardinals.
Phils prance
PHILADELPHIA - Hot-hit-
ting Willie Montanez ripped a
first-inning two-run d o u b 1 e,
then doubled in the eighth to
trigger a two-run rally to help
the Philadelphia Phillies beat
the San Francisco Giants 4-1
and snap a three-game losing
streak last night.
With one out in the first,
Larry Bowa beat out an infield
single and Mike Schmidt dou-
bled to right, setting up Monta-
nez's two-run double to right
center.
The double extended Mon-
tanes's hitting streak through
eight games. The first base-
man now has hit in 32 of his
last 33 games. He was stop-
ped in St. Louis a week ago
with a 24-game string.
Montanez also doubled in the
eighth, coming home on a dou-
ble by Mike Anderson. Ollie
Brown then singled home An-
derson.
Brewers Win
ARLINGTON, Tex. - George
Scott's two-run single and Dar-
rell Porter's two-run double
helped the Milwaukee Brewers
to a 5-1 victory over the Texas
Rangers last night.
Jim Colborn, 7-10, and Tom
Murphy combined to stop Texas
on five hits.

double to score the sixth Pi-
rate run after consecutive
singles by Hebner and Oliver.
It was the first run allowed
by Reds reliever Clay Car-
roll in nine games.
The Reds chased reliever
John Morlan in the seventh af-
ter Morgan's second double
and a single by Bench. Con-
cencion made it 6-4 with a sac-
rifice fly.
Mets maraud
NEW YORK - John Milner
h a m m e r e d a tape-measure
home run and Harry Parker
pitched the New York Mets to
a 3-1 victory over the Los An-
geles Dodgers last night.
Milner jumped on an Andv
Messersmith nitch in the sixth
inning and sent it crashine
off the right field scoreboard
some 435 feet away. It was
estimated to be the longest
homer ever hit to right 'iel
in Shea Stadium's 10-year
history.
The Mets tagged Messer-
smith, 13-4, for two quick runs
in the first inning. Bud Hrrel-
son onened with a walk and
after Felix Millan noned out
on an attemted bmt. Milner
and Rusty Staub drilled con-
secutive singles for one run aed
Ed Kranepool's sacrifice fly
brought home another.
Parker, 4-10, scattered nine
hits and pitched the first com-
plete game of his major league
career. Messersmith left for a
pinch hitter in the seventh and
Mike Marshall relieved for the
Dodgers, appearing for the 78th
time this season in Los A-
getes' 117th game.
LOS ANGELES
ab r h bi
Lopes 2b 4 0 2 1
Buckner if 3 0 0 0
Wynnof 4 0 0 0
Garvey 1b 4 0 1 0
W. Crawford rf 4 0 3 0
Cey 3b 4 0 0 0
Russell ss 4 0 2 0
Yeager c 4 0 0 0
Messersmith p 2 1 1 0
Joshua ph 1 0 0 0
Marshall p 0 0 0 0
Total 34 1 9 1
NEW YORK
ab r h bi
Ilarrelson ss 3 1 0 0
Millan 2b 4 0 0 0
Milnerib 4 2 2 1
Staubhrf 3 0 1 1
KranepoolIf 2 0 0 1
W. Garrett 3b 3 0 1 0
T. Martinez 3b 0 0 0 0
Hahn cf 3 0 0 0
Grote c 3 0 1 0
H Parker p 3 0 0 0
Total 28 3S 3
Los Angeles 000 010 000-1
New York 200 001 00x-3
DP-New York 2. LOB-Los
Angeles 7, New Yoirk 3. 2B-
Lopes, Messersmith, W. Craw-
ford. HR-MIlner (18). SB-
Milner, Staub, SF-Kranepool.
IP H R ER BB SO
Messersmith
(L,13.4) 6 4 3 3 1 3
Marshall 2 1 0 0 2
H. Parker
(W,4-10)49 9 1 1 1 2
Balk-Marshall. T-1:52. A-
33,431.

. By The Associated Press
DETROIT - R o o k i e
Ron Leflore's two - run homer
keyed a three-run third inning
against Nelson Briles and
sparked the Detroit Tigers to a
5-1 victory last night over tle
Kansas City Royals.
Mickey Lolich, 13-14, scat-
tered five hits for Detroit as
the Tigers snapped Kansas
City's winning streak at three
games. It was only the second
loss in the last 10 games for the
Royals. For Detroit, the victory
snapped a three-game losing
string.
Aurelio Rodriguez opened the
Tiger third with a single and
scored on a double by Gene Le-
mont. Then Leflore, called up
from the minors two weeks
ago, hit the first home run of
his major league career.
Detroit scored two more runs
in the fourth. Singles by Ben
Oglivie, Jim Nettles and Rodri-
guez produced the first run and
a grounder by Ed Brinkman
brought home the second,
The Royals scored their run in
the fourth on a double by Or-
lando Cepeda after Cookie Ro-
jas and Hal McRae had singled.
Cards outlast
ST. LOUIS - Bake McBride
drove home the winning run
with a sacrifice fly in the 13th
inning to give the St. Louis
Cardinals a 6-5 victory over the
San Diego Padres last night.

Danny Godby singled to lead
off the Cardinal rally and was
sacrificed to second base. Lou
Brock beat out an infield hit,
sending Godby to third.
Ted Sizemore was intention-
ally walked to load the bases,
setting the stage for McBride's
RBI fly ball.
The Padres tied the score at
S-S on Clarence Gaston's sacri-

fice fly in the eighth inning.
Derrel Thomas' double and
Dave Winfield's single drove in
runs in the first inning to give
San Diego a 2-0 lead against
St. Louis starter John Curtis.
Hitless for three innings, the
Cardinals scored five runs in
the fourth inning, helped by two
San Diego errors.
Brock, the leading base-steal-

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Mavor League Standings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
East East
w L Pet.'GB. w LPet. GR
Boaston 63 51 .553 St. Louis 61 It1132 -
Cleveland s5 14 .SI 4~ Philadelphia 5 7 .509 1~a
naltimore 17 7 .500 6 Pittsburgh 58 58 .500 2%
New York 5 57 .496 64 Montreal 55 58 .487 4
Detroit 55 61 .475 9 New York 49 63 .438 9%
Milwaukee 54 62 .4661 chicago 466 .41 12y,
West West
Oakland 67 49 .578 - Los Angeles 7s 41 .647 -
Kansas City t0 54 .526 6 Cincinnati 70 46 .598 51
Chicago 58 It m.098, Atianta 61 14 .130 13%
Texas 60o5It.5085s Houston It It .509 16
Minnesota 57 60 .487 10x> San Francisco 53 64 .453 22
Calitornia 45 71 .388 22 San Diego 46 71 .392 29/
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Detroit 5, Kansas Vity 1 Phiadelphia 4 San Francisco 1
Metwaukee1, Kansas es1 New York 3, Los Angeles1
MIlwaukee a, Teas i Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 4
w York at Oaland inc St. Louis 6, San Diego 5 (13 inn.)
Today's Games
Toays amsSan Francisco (gore 10-5) at
Kansas City (Fitzmorris 7-3) at Philadelphia (Ruthven 4-9), 7:35
Detroit (Coleman 10-9, 8 p.m. Montreal (walker 2-10) at Atlan-
Chicago (Johnson 4-0) at Balti- t (Reed 6-6), 7:35 p.m.
more (Palmer 3-8), 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh (Demery 2-4) at Cin-
Milwaukee (Champion 7-2) at cinnati (Billlingham 14-7), 8:05
Texas (J. Brown 9-8), 9 p.m. Los Angeles (Zahn 2-2) at New
New York (Medich 13-10) at Oak- York (Matlack 10-9), 8:05 p.m.
land (Holtzman 12-13), 11 p.m. San Diego (Romo 5-5) at St.
Boston (Tiant 17-8) at California Louis (Siebert 7-7), 8:30 p.m.
(Fygueroa 2-3), 11 p.m Houston (Roberts 7-10) at Ch -
Only gamenseceduled cao (Bonhasm 10-14), 2:30 pm,

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