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July 26, 1977 - Image 11

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uesday, July 26, 1977


Page Eleven


Cubs outslug Astros 9-7

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO - Larry Wiiter's
osrus homer in the bottom of
eighth inning yesterday gave
Chicago Cubs a comeback
victory over the Houston
tros who scored all their runs
the top of the eighth.
After the Astros tied it with
eir seven-run outburst in the
ghth, the final run coming
as Cesar Cedeno stole
ome, George Mitterwald
osked to open the bottom of
rie eighth for Chicago. Two
ets later, Biittner stroked his
ighth homer of the season
t loser Mark Lemongello.
The victory snapped a three-
yse losing streak and assured
e Cubs oftmaintaining first
ace in the National League
The Cubs had a 3-0 lead going
io the sixth when Steve Onti-
eros singled and Dave Rosello
lked Mitterwald doubled in
run before Bill Bonham slash-
a two-run double to right and
ured on a double by Biittner
give the Cubs a 7-0 lead.
Ken Borswell opened the
ouston eighth with a pinch
ingle. Terry Puhl walked and
use Cruz singled in a run.
sa Watson reached on an
rror by Rosello and Art Howe
dogled in a pair of runs. Joe
'erguson doubled in two more
uns to knock out Bonham
ed then scored on a triple by
edeno off reliever Paul Reu-
Reuschel struck out pinch-
tter Wilbur Howard and was
placed by Willie Hernandez
Major League
W L Pet. GB
timore 55 41 .573 -
o 53 41 .564 1
York 53 44 .546 214
'eland 43 50 .462 101
Olti 43 52 .453 11%
saukee 43 53 .448 12
nto 34 61 .358 201
rago 57 36 .613 -
sas City 53 40 .570 4
inesota 55 43 .561 4%
s 49 44 .527 8
ifornia 45 48 .484 12
ttle 43 57 .430 171%
land 40 53 .417 18%
t games not included
Yesterday's Game
nesota 2, Oakland 1, 11 innings
Today's Games
uiwaukee (sorenson, 2-3) at Bos-
(stanley, 6-5), n.
eas (Bliyleven, 9-9) at Toronto
is, 2-4), a.
Baltimore (Grmsley, 9-4) at New
(Figueroa, 9-7), n.
Detroit (Roberts, 4-9) at Chicago
app, 7-4), n.
Minnesota (Thormodsgaard, 7-7)
Seattle (Abbott, 6-7), n.
Catifornia (Tanana, 12-6) at Oak-
4 (Blue, 9-11), .
only games scheduled
W L Pet. GB
acgo 56 38 .596 -
adelphia 55 39 .585 1
tsburgh 54 42 .563 3
-Louis 50 46 .521 7
trea - 45 49 479 11
York 38 57 .400 181%
Angeles 60 36 .625 -
isnnati 480 45 .516 1014
sn 46 53 .465 1514
Francisco 460 53 A60 15
nDiego 42 57 .424 19%
35 60 .368 2414
games not included
Yesterday's Game
,ago %, Houston 7
Today's Games
tinnati (Norman, 9-6) at Chi-
o (R. Reusche, 13-3).
An"Ston (Richard, 9-7) at Pitts-
i (Candelaria, 10-3).
Otllaita Ruthve, 3-) at St.
(Farse, 12-4), Ln
elphia (Lonborg, 4-3 and
h', 13-5) at Los Angeles (Rho-
' 1-7 and Hooton14), 2, .
Sotreal (Brawn, 7-2 and Acala,
M San i ego (relleben, 2-5
weunelstc 5<e 0 , -
ebrmeister, 1-1 or Sawyer,
York (Zchry, 4-10). at San
Co (Monteusco, 3-8), a.

who went into a windup while T iod Carew with the winning run,
pitching to Julio Gonzales, at- BLOOMINGTON - L a r r y giving the Minnesota Twins a
lowing Cedeno to steal home. Hisle's 11th inning single scored 2-1 victory over the Oakland A's
sO.i. upset Bills aren't improvin
By The Associated Press to say it. I've always worked hard and always
NIAGRA FALLS, N.Y. - 0. J. Simpson says played hard. But you can only do so much.'
he's frustrated and needs psyching up. Simpson partially blamed the Bills because
Buffalo's premier running back made it clear he still does not have his mind "into football."
at the NFL team's training camp that he is up- "IT'S FRUSTRATING and it's one of the
set over the Bills' loss of center Mike Montler reasons you don't want to think about football
and their ability to strengthen the club through (in the offseason)," he said. "We're rebuilding
trades. all over again. If we still had Earl Edwards,
"I'VE ALWAYS been an optimistic guy, com- Pat Toomay, Ahmad Rashad, J. D. Hill and
ing in here and psyching people up," Simpson Mike Montler, I think we'd be a playoff caliber
said after a workout on the Niagra University team.""
campus. "Now I need a little psyching up. Simpson, just turned 30, has said he will play
"It's frustrating. There's no straighter way only two more years of football.
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yesterday behind the brilliant
pitching of Dave Goltz.
Goltz, 12-6, went all the way
and allowed just eight hits,
striking out 14 and walking
only one. The burly right-
hander struck out the side in
the second inning and fanned
at least one A's hitter in every
inning but the fourth. Goltz
has won 12 of 16 decisions
since May 8.
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