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Wednesday. August1, 92


Page Eleven

VWT cup crls, A i 1 2T M H N IP e v

Twins top

By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Jim Nettles and
Rod Carew each singled in a run
as the Minnesota Twins scored
twice in the top of the 13th in-
ning to beat the Detroit Tigers
7-6 last night.
The loss dropped the Tigers
1% game behind the first-place
Baltimore Orioles in the torrid
American League baseball race.
The Orioles were idle last night.
Detroit, trailing 4-0 at one
point, took a 5-4 lead in the sev-
enth on a walk, Norm Cash's
single, Rich Reese's error in
left field on Bill Freehan's fly
ball and Mickey Stanley's sin-
gle but Minnesota tied it in. the
ninth on singles by Steve Braun,
Harmon Killebrew and Reese.
s The Twins scored four times
in the fourth on singles by Rod
Carew and Braun, Reese's
grounder, D a n n y Thompson's
single, a hit batsman, Glenn
Borgmann's sacrifice fly and Ray
Corbin's single. Stanley hit a
three-run homer, his 15th, in the
sixth for the Tigers.
Yanks flop
KANSAS CITY-Lou Piiella's
run-scoring single capped a three-
run rally in the bottom of the
ninth inning that pulled the
Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 vic-
tory over the New York Yankees
last night.
Steve Hovley's two-run single
tied the score before Piniela
came through with the game-win-
ner against Yankee reliever Rob
The rally wiped out a two-run
outburst by New York in the
trop alfof the inning. Bobby
Murcer had given the Yankees
a 6-4 lead with a two-run triple
in the top of the ninth.
Trailing 4-0 from the first in-
ning, the Yankees tied the score
oto with a four-run seventh capped
a by Felipe Alou's three-run homer.
in Ron Blomberg's double knocked
two in the first run of the inning.
The Royals had taken a four-
)Ies game
Dave Stars last night.
had The Stars were made up main-
for ly of Carolina Cougar players,
competing under Larry Brown,
her's the new Carolina coach.
was It was the fourth straight vic-
the tory for the Olympians, who
r to leave for Munich Friday.
the --- - -
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Yanks lose

run lead on Richie Scheinblum's
run-scoring single and a three-
run homer by Paul Schaal.
Bosox bounce
ARLINGTON - Rookie John
Curtis gave up just three singles
and Reggie Smith knocked in all
the runs with two homers to lead
the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0
American League baseball tri-
umph over the Texas Rangers
last night.
Curtis, 7-6, had a no-hitter un-
til Texas pitcher Don Stanhouse
opened the sixth inning with a
single off John Kennedy's glove
at second base.
The lefthander then allowed a
single by Jim Mason off first
baseman Danny Cater's glove in,
the eighth inning and a two-out
single by Dick Billings in the
Magic number: 47
Well Bengal believers, Billy is
starting to run out of tricks and
there's a r u m o r circulating
about downtown Detroit that
he's beginning to worry about
those upcoming Indians who are
making a belated, but serious
charge to the top of the Ameri-
can League East,
Smith gave Curtis a 1-0 lead
with a solo homer off Stahouse,
2-3, in the fifth inning. Smith hit
his second home run of the
game in the eighth following a
single by Carl Yastrzemski.
C hisox whip
CHICAGO-The Chicago White
Sox scored the winning runs in
the fourth inning on a home run
by Mike Andrews and a run-
scoring single by Rick Reichardt
to beat the Milwaukee Brewers
2-1 last night.
The victory was the 43rd at
home against 14 losses for the
White Sox, who moved within
one game of idle Oakland in the
American League West pennant
Andrews opened the fourth
with his sixth homer off Bill
Parsons, 9-11. Dick Allen then
walked, stole- second, went to
third on an error and scored on
Reichardt's single through a
pulled-in infield.
Tom Bradley, 13-9, had a no-
hitter going into the fifth when
the Brewers broke through for
a run on doubles by Joe Lahoud
and Mike Ferraro. Bradley then
retired the next 10 men before
Parsons singled to center with
one out in the seventh.

Angels haloed
CLEVELAND - Frank Duffy's
bases-loaded single with two out
in the bottom of the 10th inning
capped a two run rally that car-
ried the Cleveland Indians to a
4-3 American League victory over
California last night.
The Angels had taken a 3-2 lead
in the top of the 10th on Bob
Oliver's third RBI of the game,
a single off third baseman Graig
Nettles' glove.
But in the bottom of the 10th,
Steve Barber, 4-2, took over for
California starter Rudy May.
Buddy Bell singled and John
Brohamer was safe when Oliver
threw his bunt to second too late
to get Bell.
Ray Fosse singled to load the
bases, Barber uncorked a wild
pitch that tied the baseball game
and, two outs later, Duffy came
through with his winning hit to
Mets romp
NEW YORK - Ed Kranepool
and Tommie Agee hit home runs
and relief pitcher Tug McGraw
helped Jim McAndrew out of a
tight spot in the eighth inning,
giving the New York Mets a 5-0
victory over the Atlanta Braves
last night.
Kranepool gave the Mets a 1-0
lead with a bases-empty home
run in the second inning and
capped a three-run eighth for
New York with an RBI single.
Agee delivered a-two run homer
for the other runs in the eighth.
McAndrew, 9-3, held the Braves
to three hits through the first
seven innings before running in-
to trouble in the eighth. The
righthander walked Mike Lum
to lead off the inning and then-
gave up a one-out pinch single to
Sonny Jackson that put men on
first and third.
McGraw then got the next two
batters to end the threat and
pitched the ninth to record his
17th save. Ron Schueler, 4-7,
was the loser.
Reds blank
came into the game after starter
Wayne Simpson hurt himself in
the first inning and held the Phil-
adelphia Phillies to just four hits
the rest of the way en route to
a 3-0 Cincinnati Reds' victory
last night.
The Reds grabbed a 1-0 lead in
the first off Phillies' starter
Wayne Twitchell, 2-4, on a walk,
a single by Bobby Tolan and an
RBI single by Tony Perez.

BOSTON'S REGGIE SMITH, unsuccessfully tries to break up
third inning double play against the Texas Rangers last night
Arlington. Reggie can't complain though as he slugged t
tour-baggers to pace the pennant-hungry Red Sox to a 3-0 win.
Green stars in St

By The Associated Press
Green, the 38-year-old jumping
jack of the Kansas City-Omaha
Kings, scored 22 points, leading
a National Basketball Association
All-Star team coached by Willis
Reed to an 85-82 victory over an
NBA squad coached by Red
Auerbach last night in the Mau-
rice Stokes Memorial Game.
Green, named the game's Most
Valuable Player, pdured in 14
points in the second quarter.
Spencer Haywood of the Seattle
SuperSonics chipped in with 17
points and a game-high 15 re-
bounds for the winners. .
Billy Cunningham, formerly of
the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers
and now with the Carolina Cou-
gars of the American Basketball
Association, led the losers in

scoring with 17 points. i
Cowens of the Boston Celtics
11 points and 12 rebounds
Auerbach's team.
Before the game at Kutsh
Country Club, a ceremony
held in which the uniform of
late Stokes was turned ove
Lee Williams,, curator of
National Basketball Hall of F
at Springfield, Mass.
Proceeds from the ch
game will'go to the Hall of F
and to former NBA player
need of financial assistance.
Olympimns win
Collins of Illinois State on,
32 poisnts a$ he led the
Olympic basketball team t
82-76 overtime victory over
American Basketball Associ

Professional League Standings
American League National League
East East
w L Pt. G,51 w L Pct. GB
Baltimore 60 50 .545 - Pittsburgh 68 40 .630 -
Detroit 59 52 .531 1 New York 58 49 .542 9%f
New York 58 52 .527 2 Chicago 58 52 .527 1t
SBoston 55 53 .509 4 't. Louis 52 55 .486 15?/z
Cleveland 52 58 .473 8 Montreal 50 58 .463 18
Milwaukee 43 68 .387 175- Philadelphia 41 68 .376 271/
west tv-t
Oakland 65 46 .586 - Cincinnati - 67 42 .615 -
Chicago 63 46 .578 1 Houston 62 50 .554 6%
Minnesota 56 50 .528 6 / Los Angeles - 57 50 .533 9
Kansas City 53 56 .486 11 Atlanta 51 62 .451 8
California 49 61 .445 154 San Francisco 49 63 .438 19z
Texas 44 66 A00 ?0 San Diego 42 66 .389 24?
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Minnesota 7 Detroit 6 Cincinnati 3, Philadelphia 0
Cleveland 4,California 3, 1 innings Montreal 3, Hoston 2, 10 innings
Kansa' Ciy 7, ew Yrk 6New Yark5, Atlanta 0
Kansas City 7, New Ysek 6 - St. Louis at San Diego, inc.
Boston 3, Texas 0 Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, inc.
Chicago 2, Milwaukee 1 Chicago at San Francisco, inc.
Today's Games Today's Games
New York (Peterson, 13-11) at Kansas Houston (wilson, 8-8) at Montreal
City (Nelson, 5-4) night . (Torrez, 13-7) night
Boston (McGloSfen, 5-4) at Texas Atlanta (Niekro, 10'10) at New York
tEland, 9-9) night (Matlack, i0-6) night
Milwaukee (Ryerson, 3-4) at Chicago Cincinnati (McGlothlin, 5-5) at
(Wood, 20-11) Philadelphia (Reynolds, 0-9) night
Minnesota (Corbin, 1-6) at Detroit Pittsburgh (Moose, 9-6) at Los An-
o (Coleman, 12-i1) night geles (Sutton, 13-6) night

AGILE ROD CAREW eludes the tag of Tiger backstop Bill Freehan in the fourth inning of last night's
extra inning affair. This run proved mighty big for the Minnesota Twins, who are also beginning to
make a move towards the top of their division, as the bumbling Bengals lost 7-6 in 13.

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