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Page Twelve


Tigers stave off Brewers, 5-3

By The Associated Press
D E T R O IT - Ron LeFlore
drove in three runs and rookie
Steve Kemp' knocked in two,
while Jack Morris picked up his
first major league victory last
night as the Detroit Tigers de-
feated the Milwaukee Bres ers
LeFlore, who hit a twa-run
homer in the third inning, broke
a 3-3 deadlock in the seventh,
with a run-scoring dou5le off
starter Jerry Augustine. Remp,
who had singled in a run in the

sixth, then gave the Tigers an
insurance run with a homer off
reliever Bob McClure in the
Morris was m a k i n g his
fourth appearance and third
start since being purchased
from the Tigers' Evansville
farm club July 25. The right-
bander was Detroit's fifth
draft choice in the regular
phase of the free agent in
June, 1976.
Steve Foucault, who relieved
Morris in the eighth with two

outs and runners on first and Von Joshua went 5-for-5 with
second and got pinch-hitter Tom a pair of doubles, two singles
Johnson to fly out to end the and homer, while scoring twice
threat, earned his eighth save, for the Brewers.

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2, AStanley, LeFlore 2, Bando. Hit
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By The Asseiated Press
O.J. juiced up for Lions
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y-Star running back O.J. Simpson will
be back in the Buffalo Bills' starting lineup at the club's home
preseason opener on Saturday against the Detroit Lions, accord-
ing to team spokesmen.
Simpson's reappearance in the lineup, announced Tuesday
by the NFL, club, came a lay after tests disclosed that the
blurry vision Simpson complained of last week was the result
of a minor eye problem that should cure itself. -
"I'm fit. I feel a whole lot better although I don't see any
better," Simpson said after participating in Tuesday afternoon's
drill session.
Wood chucker suspended
P1ITSBURGII-- The National League suspended Pittsburgh
Pirates shortstop Fr-nk Taveras yesterday and fined him an
undisclosed amount for throwing his bat at a Cincinnati pitcher
last week.
Taverns, the league leader with 40 stolen bases and with a .234
batting average, will be out of ac'ion for five games.
The bat-throwing incident erupted in the ninth inning of a
game last Friday.
Taveras heaved his bat at Cincinnati's Joe Koerner after being
hit with a pitch on the shoulder. Earlier, Taveras had been
brushed back and teammate Bill Robinson had also been hit. Both
Taveras and Boerner were thrown out of the game and the Pirates
said Hoerner was fined.
Out of the Steel trap
PITTSBURGH--Pittsburgh Steelers middle linebacker Jack
Lambert, dissatisfied with the pace of contract talks, is leaving
Pittsburgh, underlining his demand to be traded or given a raise.
"Although the Steelers control my future, I hope that in fair-
ness to the Pittsburgh fans, my teammates, and myself, that
they will honor my request to be traded," Lambert said in a
statement released yesterday by agent Bucky Woy.
In a telephone interview from Texas, Woy said he has
negotiated several times with the team owners of the NFL
club since Lambert first asked to be traded about 10 days ago,
"but nothing is any better."
He said the 25-year-old ll-Pro was determined not to play
his option year for his $33,000 samlary.
A Steelers sptokesman refused to comment on Lambert's latest
Major league fitanudinlgs

Ron LeFlore.. Steve Kemp...
..3RBI's ... 2 RBI's

THE TIGERS' Jasao Thompson sweeps a tag on Von Joshua of the Brewers in last night's
game, but the fleet outfielder was safe on a close call. Joshua went five-for-five against rookie
Jack Morris and Steve Foucault, but it wasn't enough as the Tigers won, 5-3.
Yanks kayo. Blue, dropAs6-

w L Pet. GB
Boson 64 43 .598 -
Battmore 63 47 .573 21,/
New bork 60 49 .550 5
Deirot 50 60 .455 15%
Mitosoker 50 64 .439 17V-
Cfeveland 46 62 .426 181v
Toronto 39 70 .358 26
Ch':.Igo 65 44 .596 -
Miesesota 65 48 .575 2
Tesas 62 47 .569 3
Kan' a City 61 47 .565 3'5
Cal'tnia 54 54 .500 10%
seakitie 48166.42i1111
Oakland 42 68 30'2231'
,' Lat gares not included
Today's Games
Caitornia (Brett, 9-8) at Boston
(Aase, 2-0), B.
Mtsnesota (Goltz, 14-6) at Tor-
onto (Byrd, 2-4), u.
Seattle (Abbott, 8-7) at Bilti-
mor (Palmer, 12-10), i.0
Oakland (Coleman, 2-3) at New
York~ (Terrezr, 11-10), a,
Kansas City (Coihorn, 11-10) at
TeXsn (Alexander, 11-6), n.
Cleveland (Waits, 5-4) at Chicagoi
(Krr"rc, 7-3), n.

w L Pet. GB
Pht, delphia 64 44 .593 -
Chicago 64 46 .512 1
Pittburgi 63 49 .563 3
St. LOia. 63 51 .553 4
Montreal 52 59 .468 13!
New York 47 63 .427 18
Los Angeles 68 44 .607 -
Cincinnati 56 55 .505 11t
San Francisrco 52 61 .460 16!:,
Houston 52 62 456 17
San Diego 49 67 .422 21
Atlanta 40 69 .367 261
La'e games not included
Yesterday's Games
st. Lois 3, New York 1
Today's Games
H 'uston (Lemongeiio, 4-13) at
San Francisco (Halicki, 9-9)
Montreal (Brown, 819) at Phila-
delphia (Kaat, 4-7)
Now York (Zachry, 5-10) at Pitts-
burgh (Jones, 2-4), a.
Ciurintt es(Seavrr, 11-5) at Los
Angcies (Hooton, 9-2), n.
Atlanta (Ruthven, 4-8) at San
Diego (Owehinko, 5-7). n.

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - The New York Yankees
handed Oakland pitching ace Vida Blue the
earliest knockout of his career in a five run
first inning last night and breezed to a 6-3 vic-
tory th-t extende. the A's losing streak to 12
CLIFF JOHNSON'S two run bloop double
made the score 4-0 and saddled Blue, 10-14,
with the initial first inning kayo of his career.
Regggix Jackson singled home the first run
and Lou Piniella doubled across the second
as the Yankees also took advantage of three
Graig Nettles walloped his 26th homer of the
season in the second inning for the Yankees
final run It was a towering 420-foot drive into
the right center field bleachers.

Cards do the shuf fle
NEW YORK - Roger Freed's two run, sec-
ond inning home run and the five hit pitching
of Tom Underwood and Butch Metzger en-
abled the St. Louis Cardinals to defeat the
New York Mets 3-1 yesterday.
The seldom used Freed connected off of
Craig Swan, 7-7, drilling his homer far over
the left field fence after Ted Simmons had
opened the inning by legging out an infield
hit to first base.
THE CARDINALS bunched- three singles
in the fourth inning off the bats of Hector
Cruz, Simmons and Jerry Mumphrey for their
other run.
Underwood, 7-7, walked three and struck
two over the first eight innings. Metzger
worked the ninth and picked up his sixth Save-

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