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Fridoy, June 2, 1972


Page Eleven

Fri.yJun 2 ...TH MCHGA DIL.PgeE-v

Indians, Perry shutout

"SAFE" YELLS the Umpire (not seen) as Chicago Cub Rick Monday slides in under the tag of
St. Louis Cardinal catcher Ted Simmons in the first inning of yesterday's St. Louis-Chicago game.
The umpire is off to the left, with hands widespread.
Cubs slam Cardinal

By The Associated Press
CLEVELAND - Gaylord Perry
notched his third shutout of the
season and. his ninth victory
with a six-hitter as the Cleve-
land Indians halted their seven-
game losing streak by beating
the Detroit Tigers 1-0 last night.
The Indians scored their run
in the third inning with one of
only three hits permitted by Joe
Coleman, 7-4. Coleman walked
Eddie Leon with one out, Perry
sacrificed him to second and
Tom McCraw singled Leon home.
The Tigers threatened in the
first, when they rapped two hits,
and again in the fifth, when
they got two more hits, but
Perry left the runners stranded.
It was Perry's ninth victory
Magic Number: 118
Even though the Tigers lost
last night, their magic number
still was reduced. Now it's
only 118, and just imagine
when they win!
of the season against three loss-
es and the Indians' first since
May 23, when Perry beat the
New York Yankees, 3-0.
The victory moved Cleveland
within one game of the division-
leading Tigers in the American
League East while Baltimore re-
mained in second place, a half-
game behind the front-runners
after losing to Boston 7-1.
Orioles offed
BALTIMORE - Sonny Siebert
maintained his mastery over
Baltimore with a seven-hitter
and Rico Petrocelli and Carlton
Fisk each knocked in two runs
as the Boston Red Sox stopped
the Orioles 7-1 last night.
Scheinblum shines
Richie Scheinblum blasted a
pinch-hit, two-run homer in the
eighth inning, lifting the Kansas
City Royals over the Minne-
sota Twins 5-3 yesterday.
Scheinblum's tremendous blast,
which carried 471 feet into the
left field seats, came off re-
liever Dave LaRoche, 1-2, af-
ter Cookie Rojas blooped a two-
out single to left. Scheinblum
batted for Gail Hopkins.
Eric Soderholm cracked a two-
run shot off Tom Murphy for
the Twins in the second after
Bob Darwin was hit by a pitch.
The Twins made it 3-0 in the
fifth. Jim Nettles, walked, stole
second and seampered home on

Roland blows it
MILWAUKEE - Jim Roland
walked four Milwaukee batters
in the 12th inning yesterday, giv-
ing the Brewers a 9-8 victory
over the New York Yankees.
Roland, 0-1, gave up the final
walk on a 3-2 pitch to Rich
Auerbach with two outs. He al-
ready had walked Mike Fer-
raro, Bill Voss and Ron Theo-
The Brewer's held an 8-7 lead
in the ninth inning but the Yan-
kees' Bobby Murcer hit his
fourth home run of the year o
send the game into extra in-
Milwaukee earlier had unload-
ed four home runs, including a
three-run blast by George Scott
and a two-run homer by John
The Brewers scored five runs
in the second off starter Rich
Hinton for a 5-1 lead but the
Yanks closed to within 8-7 'in
the eighth with a run on an er-
ror, a fielder's choice and Fe-
lipe Alou's pinch single.
The Brewers made it 8-3 in
the fifth on Lahoud's homer and
Felske's two-run shot off re-
liever Lindy McDaniel.
Slaton gave up a run-scoring
double to Bobby Murcer in the
first and Rusty Torres had a
two-run homer for the Yanks in
the fourth.
New York chased Jim Slat on
with three in the seveth on sin-
gles by Johnny Callison and
Horace Clarke, Thurman Mun-
son's run scoring double and
Murcer's two-run single.
AL Leades
Based on 90 at Bats
Player Club G AB R H Pt V.
P. Kelly Chi 31 110 18 36 .317
Rudi Oak 34 145 23 47 .24
Pinicla KC 37 140 33 47 :322
Freehao nDt 07 97 10 31 320
D. Allen Chi 38 140 21 44 .314
McCraw Cle 33 106 54 33 .31
C. May Chii 30 133 12 40 .301
Pinson Cal 35 131 17 39 .298
Tovar Min 35 137 29 4f .292
Cash Det 36117 17 3i .291
Duncan, Oakland, 10; R. Jackson,
Oakland, 10; Cash, Detroit, 9 D. Allen,
Chicago, 0; Harper, Boston, 6; B. Co-
niglaro, Milwaukee, 6; Darv in, Minne-
sota, 6.
oRuns Batted In
D. Allen, Chicago, 32; R. Jackson,
Oakland, 26; Darwin, Minnesota, 25;
Duncan, Oakland, 25; Carew, Minne-
sota, 23.
Pitching (4 Decisions)
Kaat, Minnesota, 6-1, .857; lee, Bos-
ton, 4-1, .800; Fingers, Oakland, 4-1,
.800; Alexander, Baltimore, 3-1, .750;
Kline, New York, 3-1, .750; Burgmeier,
Kansas City, 3-1, .750; Panther, Texas,
3-1, .750; 2 Tied with .727.

CHICAGO - Ron Santo, Jim Phil
Hickman and J. C. Martin
smashed extra-base hits during NEW YORK - Rusty Staub
a six-run uprising in the first ripped a three-run homer in
inning yesterday and powered the first inning and the New
the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 vic- York Mets defeated the Phila-
tory over the St. Louis Cardin- delphia Phillies 6-1 last night.
als. Staub tagged his seventh
Benefitting from the big rally homer of the year after Bud
was righthander Bill Hands who Harrelson doubled and Jim
boosted his record to 4-1 while Fregosi walked against Phillie
Rick Wise, 4-5, was the victim. starter and loser Dick Selma,
Don Kessinger and Glenn Beck- 1-7.
ert opened the first with singles The Mets added another run
and both scored on Santo's tri- in the inning when John Mil-
ple. Rick Monday was given an ner's double sandwiched around
intentional pass and Hickman walks to Cleon Jones and Ken
followed with a two-run double. Boswell loaded the bases and
Hickman scored on a single by Jerry Grote hit a sacrifice fly.
Jose Cardenal, who then count- Grote doubled home another
ed on a double by Martin. run in the third and Milner
Billy Williams hit his f i f t h homered in the eighth.
homer in the second inning.
Hands had a two-hit shutout That was plenty for Jim
going into the seventh when McAndrew 4-1. Greg Luzinski
Matty Alou doubled and scored tagged him for a solo homer in
when Joe Torre went all the way the fourth for Philadelphia's
to second on Santo's throwing only run.
error. Torre then s_ ored on a The loss was the 15th in the
single by Ted Simmons. last 16 games for the Phillies.
The Cardinals added another The victory gave the Mets a
run in the eighth on doubles by five game lead 'over idle Pitts-
Dwain Anderson and Lou Brock. East.
Professional League Standings

Reds erupt
HOUSTON - Hal McRae's
pinch hit grand slam home
run with two out in the sixth
inning powered streaking Cin-
cinnati to a 10-3 victory over a
faltering Houston last night,
lifting the Reds into a second-
place tie with the Astros in the
National League West.
Home runs by Cesar Cedeno
and Doug Rader off Jim Mc-
Glothlin helped Houston's Jer-
ry Reuss, 3-4, to a 3-0 lead and
the left-hander struck out sev-
en over the first four innings.
But the Reds, who have won
four in a row and six of their
last seven games started their
comeback with two runs in the
fifth on doubles by Dave Con-
cepcion and Pete Rose, an er-
ror and Joe Morgan's sacrifice
Johnny Bench and Tony Per-
ez started the decisive sixth
with singles and moved up on
George Foster's groundout.
Bench was nailed at the plate
on Dennis Menke's grounder to
third but Concepcion walked,
loading the bases. McRae, hit-
less in nine previous at-bats as
a ptnch hitter, then batted for
reliever Ed Sprague and slam-
med his first home run of the
season over the left field fence,
saddling the Astros with their
sixth consecutive defeat.
Bench was nailed at the plate
er and fourth in three games in
the seventh and Perez hit a
two-run shot in the ninth.
Based on 90 at Bats
Player Club G AB R 1 Pet.
'orre StL 39 152 20 55 .362
51. Alou St), 38 144 16 51 .354
Sangoillen igh 38 153 16 54 .353
Lee SD 34 122 17 41 .336
Minily Clii 37 115 23 31 .330
Clemente Pgh 30 143 07 4 .329
A. Oliver Pgh 39 162 21 53 .327
Staub NY 40 154 22 50 .325
Watson Itn 41 151 33 48 .318
Russell LA 37 113 13 35 .310
Kingman, San Francisco, 12; Star-
gell. Pittsburgh, 10; Colbert, San Diego,
10; H. Aaron, Atlanta, 9; Bench, Cin-
cinnati, 9.
Runs Batted In
Kingman, San Francisco, 36; Stargell,
Pittsburgh, 31; Bonds, San Francisco,
30; Rader, Houston, 29; A. Oliver,
Pittsburgh, 28; Watson, Houston, 28.
Pitching (4 Decisions)
J. Ray, Houston, 7-0, 1.000; Sutton,
Los Angeles, 7-0, 1.000; Matlack, New
York, 6-0, 1.000; Marshall, Montreal,
4-0, 1.000; Nolan, Cincinnati, 7-1, .875;
Blass, Pittsburgh, 5-1, .833; Seaver, New
York, 7-2, .777; 2 Tied With .750.

American League

National Leag ue

New York

W 1, Pct. G13
21 17 .553 -
20 17 .541 7f
19 17 .5281
16 19 .457 3%
17 21 .447 4
13 22 .371 6'/

New York
St. Louis

W I ,pet. GB
30 11 .732 -
24 15 .615 5
21 18 .538 8
18 22 .450 111
16 15 .390 14
16 2 .381 14

Oakland 25 12 .676 -
Minnesota 23 13 .639 1.
Chicago 22 16 .579 3i>
California 18 23 .439 9
Texas 17 24 .415 10
Kansas City 14 24 .368 11j
Yesterday's Results
Kansas City 5, Minnesota 3
Milwaukee 9, New York 8, 12 innins
Cleveland 1, Detroit o
Boston 7, Baltimore 1
Other clubs not scheduled
Tonight's Games
Oakland (Blue, 0-0) at Baltimore
(Palmer, 5-3)
California (Wright, 3-2) at Cleveland
(Tidrow, 4-5)
Texas (Gogolewski, 3-4) at Milwaukee
(Lonborg, 2-2)
BostonIi(Krausse, 1-2) at Kansas City
(Drago, 2-4)
Minnesota (Kaat, 6-1) at Detroit
(Lolich, 8-3) -,
New York (Peterson, 3-6) at Chicago
(Bradley, 5-2)

Los Angeles 26 16 .619 -
Cincinnati 24 18 .571 2
Houston 24 18 ,571 2
Atlanta 18 22 .450 7
San Diego 16 26 .381 10
San Francisco 15 31 .326 13
Yesterday's Results
Chicago 7, St. Louis 3
New York 6, Philadelphia 1
Cincinnati 10, Houston 3
Los Angeles at San Francisco
Other clubs not scheduled
Today's Games
Cincinnati (Grimsley, 2-1) at
Philadelphia (Fryman, 2-3)
Houston (Griffin, 1-1) at Montreal
(Torrez, 4-2)
Atlanta (Niekro, 6-4) at New York
(Gentry, 3-2)
Chicago (Hooten,'4-4) at San Diego
(Kirby, 3-5)
St. Louis (Cleveland, 4-3) at Los
Angeles (John, 3-3)
Pittsburgh (Johnson, 0-2) at san
Francisco (Marichal, 1-8) or
(Carrithers, 1-3)

A happy Henry
Henry Aaron celebrates his move into a tie for the second place
in career home runs. Wednesday night Aaron smashed his 648th
of his lifetime to tie Willie Mays for the runnerup spot behind
Babe Ruth,

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