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Saturday, June-] 0, 1972


Page Eleven

Reds streak on, 6-3

% E- Astros
M: 0: TN L- ohn
Benh couted a tw o-run homer
and Pete Rose hit a solo ahot
as the hot Cincinnati Reds de- ,
%:' {tested the Montreal Expos 6-3
last night for their 10th vie-
tosy in 11 games.
-PBench and Rose unloaded in
the thud inning to give the
Reds a 6-2 lead and their even-
tual winning margin in the
rain-delayed game. It was
Ben da15th homer and Rose'
Cincinnati took a 3-0 lead in
the first with the help of two
Montreal errors.
Rose and Joe Morgan led off
with singles and Rose scored
when Morgan stole second and
M o n t r e a l catcher Terry
Humphrey threw the ball into
center field for an error.
: .Bobby Tolan then got on base
- .. ". ;>- on first baseman Mike Jorgen-
sen's error and Morgan moved
to third.
Associa tdes Tolan stole second before
CALIFORNIA CATCHER, Art Rushyer, tries his hand at handling Bench scored Morgan with a
the third base duties as Boston's Tommy Harper attempts to slide single to short center field. To-
into third on a sacrifice bnit by Luis Aparicio. Harper made it in Ian scored from third with the
time as did the Red Sox who won in a rain shortened game, 6-5. Reds third run when Tony
A tT s5

humble Mets

Perez grounded into a double
After Montreal narrowed the
score to 3-2 on Bob Bailey's
two-run double in the bottom of
the first, Rose led off the third
with his homer.
One out later, Tolan singled
loaded his shot into the left-
and scored when Bench un-
field bleachers.
Mets minced
NEW YORK - Larry How-
ard's first home run of the sea-
son, a two-run shot, capped a
three-run uprising in the fourth
inning that lifted the Houston
Astros to a 4-2 victory over the
New York Mets last night.
It was the Mets' fifth loss in
the last seven games and mark-
ed the first time all season they
have dropped three in a row.
The three Houston runs off
John Matlack, 6-2, were un-
earned. Jim Wynn led off the
fourth with a single and was
picked off first base, but reach-
ed second sofely when shortstop
Bud Harrelson dropped a throw
from first baseman Cleon Jones.
One out later Bob Watson
blooped a double to right-center
for the first run and with two
away Howard drilled his home
run over the 371-foot sign in
The Mets got their first run
off Ken Forsch, 3-2, in their
half of the fourth on a walk to
Harrelson, John Milner's double
and Rusty Staub's sacrifice fly.
Forsch was relieved by George
Culver in the seventh after de-
veloping a blister on his pitch-
ing hand and Culver needed
strong relief from Fred Glad-
ding in the eighth.
The Mets loaded the bases
with none out on two walks and

a fielder's choice bunt,"but
Gladding retired Rusty Staub
on a force play as one run
scored, then got Cleon Jones to
bounce into an inning-ending
double play.
The Astros then picked up a
run in the ninth off Tug Mc-
Graw on Doug Rader's double,
an infield hit by Howard and
Gladding's squeeze bunt.
Phils win again
Bowa opened the eighth inning
with a triple and scored the tie-
breaking run on Pete Koegel's
single, giving the Philadelphia
Phillies a 4-3 victory over the
Atlanta Braves last night.
The triumph was the third in
a row for the Phillies after los-
ing 19 of their previous 20
Trailing 3-1, the Phils rallied
to tie the score in the eventh
on a walk to Tommy Hutton,
Don Money's single, Tim Mc-
Carver's double and a sacrifice
fly by Denny Doyle.
Whisox whiz
C H I C A G O - Bill Melt-
on crashed a three-run homer
in the sixth inning last night
hind Wilbur Wood held on for
and the Chicago White Sox, be-
hind Wilbur Wood, held on
for a 3-2 victory over the Mil-
waukee Brewewrs.
Wood, 9-4, and Skip Lock-
wood were locked in a scoreless
battle until Dick Allen doubled
with one out in the sixth. After
an intentional pass to Carlos
May, Melton slammed his sixth
home run of the season into the
lower left field stands.

By The Associated Press
land A's bombed three Detroit
relievers for eight hits and six
runs in the eighth inning, three
runs on a tie-breaking pinch
homer by Gene Tenace, and
romped to a 10-5 victory over
the Tigers last night, extending
their winning streak to seven
The A's trailed 5-4 going into
the eighth but San Bando led
off against Chuck Seelbach
with a double and scored on
Mike Epstein's single to tie it.
Ollie Brown singled and Dave
Duncan was safe on a fielder's
choice before Fred Scherman
relieved and struck out pinch
hitter Ron Clark.
Tenance, hitting only .191,
batted for pitcher Darold
Knowles and unloaded his
three-run homer into the lower
deck in left field.
Bert Campaneris followed
with a single and Joe Rudi ex-
tended his hitting streak to 16
games by doubling him home.
Reggie Jackson collected an
infield single before Chris
Zachary came in to pitch for
Detroit and was greeted by
Bando's run-scoring single.
Perry perks
lord Perry hit his first Ameri-
can league home run and be-
came the first 10-game winner
in the majors while rookie Jack
Brohamer socked his first two
homers to lead the Cleveland

Indians to a 7-1 victory over the
Minnesota Twins last night.
The Indians touched Bert
Blyleven, 7-5, for a run in the
second on Chris Chambliss'
single, a hit batsman and Bud-
dy Bell's double.
Brohamer slugged his first
homer in the third and Perry
unloaded his home run with
Bell aboard in the fourth. One
out later Brohamer walloped
his second homer.
Cleveland added a run in the
seventh off reliever Ray Corbin
on a walk, wild pitch and Craig
Nettles' single. Eddie Leon sin-
gled home the final run in the
Magic Number: 109
Well, things are beginning to
look down again for the Tigers
and that magical digit hasn't,
dropped one count in two full
days With three losses in a row,
a resurgent Baltimore, and ru-
mors of a secret club-house re-
volt is trouble trailing the
Minnesota's only run came in
the sixth when Cesar Tovar
doubled and Carew singled.
Perry, who has lost four
times, allowed six hits and
struck out 11 in posting his
-ninth straight complete game.
Birds trample
Blair stroked three hits, in-

eluding a double that drove in
the winning run in the fourth
inning, to lead the Baltimore
Orioles to a 7-2 victory over the
Texas Rangers last night.
Blair, whose first - inning
single contributed to a two-run
rally, doubled home Don Bu-
ford from first base in the
fourthto ie teOrioles a 3-1
The Baltimore centerfielder
also tripled to lead off the third
inning in his 3-for-5 night, but
was left stranded by his team-
Yankees stink
er pitched a four-hitter and
PaulSchaal knocked in the only
run of the game as the Kansas
City Royals nipped the New
York Yankees 1-0 last night.
Rooker, 3-2, and New York's
Mike Kekich were locked in a
scoreless duel when Cookie Ro-
jas led off the Kansas City
seventh with a single.
Rojas moved to second on a
sacrifice bunt by Carl Taylor
and came home on, Schaal's
sharp single to center off Ke-
kich, 4-5.
Bosox bomb
BOSTON - Rico Petrocelli's
home run in the sixth inning
gave the Boston Red Sox a 6-5
victory over the California An-
gels in a game shortened by
rain after six innings last night.
Petrocelli's homer into the
Red Sox bullpen in right field
came after the Angels had tied
the game 5-5 with a three-run
rally capped by Art Kusnyer's
two-run homer in the top of
the frame.
Vada Pinson's sacrifice fly
scored Sandy Alomar in the
California third to tie the game
2-2 before Carl Yastrzemski's
fly in the third produced the
go-ahead run for Boston.
Yastrzemski played for the
first time in a month after sit-
ting out 26 games with a torn
knee ligament.
TV & Ster o Re0tals
$10.00 per month

SProfessional League Standings
American League National League
East East
W L Pee. GB w L Pct. GB
Detroit 25 20 .556 - New York 32 16 .667 -
Baltimore 23 22 .511 2 Pittsburgh 30 16 .652 1
Cleveland 21 22 .4iS 3 Chicago 25 20 .556 5%
Boston 19 23 .452 41/ Montreal 20 27 .426 11%
New York 19 27 .413 6V St. Louis 20 28 .417 12
Milwaukee 16 26 .381 7Y/ Philadelphia 19 29 .396 13
West West
Oakland 32 13 .711 - Cincinnati 3 19 .612 -
Chicago 27 18 .600 5 Los Angeles 30 19 .612 -
Minnesota 25 18 .581 6 Houston 21 21 .571 2
California 22 26 .458 11% Atlanta 22 25 .468 7
Kansas City 20 26 A35 12Y/ San Diego 16 32 .333 13%
Texas 20 28 .417 13% San Francisco 17 37 .315 152
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Boston 6, California 5, 7 innings Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 3
Cleveland 7, Minnesota 1 Cincinnati 6, Montreal 3
Kansas City 1, New York 0 Houston 4, New York 2
Baltimore 7, Texas 2 St. Louis at San Diego, Inc.
Oakland 10, Detroit 5 Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, inc.
Chicago 3, Milwaukee 2 Chicago at San Francisco, postponed
Today's Games Today's Games
California (wright, 5-2) at Boston Atlanta (Nash, 1-0) at Philadelphia
(Curtis, 2-0) (Fryman, 2-5), night
Minnesota (Woodson, 4-3) at Cleveland Cincinnati (Billingliam, 3-6) at Mon-
(Wilcsx, 5-4) treal (Renks, 1-3)
New York (Peterson, 3-8) at Kansas Houson (wison, 4-4) at New York
City (Murphy, 2-1), night (Koosman, 2-3)
Baltimore (McNally, 5-5) at Texas St. Louis (Santorini, 2-6) at San Diego
(Gogolewski, 3-5), night (Caldwell, 1-1), night
Oakland (Hamilton, 2-0 at Detroit Pittsburgh (walker, 2-1) at Los An-
(Lolich, 9-3) geles (Osteen, 6-3), night
Milwaukee (Lockwood, 2-5) at Chicago Chicago (Hands, 4-2) at San Fran-
(Bradley, 6-2) cisco (Stone, 3-5)
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Major League Leaders
American League National League
Batting Top Ten Batting Top Ten
Based on 100 at Bats
Player Club G AB R H Pct. Player Club G AB R I Pt.
Pinirlia KC 45 179 31 61 .341 Torre StL 46 180 25 62 .344
Rudi Oak 41 175 30 51 .331 Sa.nguillen Pghi 44 17) 20 641. .343
D. Allen Chi 44 159 26 52 .327 M.AloleL 43 14 20 56 .341
Braun Min 31 105 9 32 .305 Tilan Cin 47 117 35 61 .326
Pinson Cal 41 151 22 46.305 Buckner LA 30 102 14 33 .324
Aomar Cal 46 ill 21 57 .302 Lee SD 40 147 18 47 .320
P. Kelly Chi 36 126 20 31 .302 Cedens Htn 42 160 22 51 .319
McCraw Cle 40 133 15 40 .301 A Oiver Pgh 46 iii 26 63 .311
Billings Tex 38, 119 16 35 .294 watson Htn 48 177 35 56 .316
C. May Chi 42 157 26 46 .293 Clemente Pgh 41 165 29 52 .315
lionmeons Hoime Rus
R. Jackson, Oakland, 12; Duncan, Stargell, Pittio rgh, 14; Bench, Cin-
Oakland, 10; Cash, Detroit, 9; D. Al- cinnati, 14; Kingman, San Francisco,
len, Chicago, 9; Harper, Boston, 7; B. 14; Colbert, San Diego, 11; watson,
Coniglro, Milwaukee, 7; Stanton, Cali- Houston, 10.
fornia, 7; Epstein, Oakland, 7. Runs Batted In
Stargell, Pittsburgh, 43; Bench, Cn-
Runs Batted- In cinnati, 38; Kingman, San Francisco,
D. Allen, Chicago, 38; R. Jackson, 38; A. Oliver, Pittsburgh, 35; Evans, At-
Oakland, 33; Duncan, Oakland, 28; lanta, 32; watson, Houston, 32.
I rwin, Minnesota, 26; C. May, Chi- Pitching (5 Decisions)
cago, 25. Sutton, Los Angeles, 8-0, L000; No-
Pitching (5 Decisions) lan, Cincinnati, 7-1, .875; J. Ray, Hous-
Kaat, Minnesota, 6-1, .857; Fingers, ton, 7-1, .875; Matlack, New York, 6-1,
Oakland, 5-1, .833; Lee, Boston, 4-1, .875; Blass, Pittsburgh, 6-1, .857; Mc-
.800; Kline, New York, 4-1, .800; Burg- Andrew, New York, 5-1, .833; B. Miller,
meier, Kansas City, 4-1, .800; Lolich, Pittsburgh, 4-1, .800; Seaver, New York,
Detroit, 9-3, .750; Holtzman, Oakland, 8-3, .727.

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