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Iturday, August 13, 1977

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

_Page Eleven

PHILS UP LEAD IN NL EAST
Carlton whips Cubs, 10-3

By Tbe Associated Press also homered as the Phillies McCarver, who also had two
IICAGO-Tim McCarver hit matched their. club record of singles and scored three times
home runs as the Philadel- homers in one game, previously in four at-ba's, began the scor-
Phillies cracked a total of equalled last year against the ing with his third homer of the
homers and routed the Chi- Cubs. season with two out in the sec-
) Cubs 10-3 yesterday with ond inning. Ted Sizemore then
se Carlton posting his 17th The victory was the ninth singled and Carlton homered.
tory, tops in the major straight for the Phillies, their Carlton's homer was the sev-
gues. longest winning streak since enth of his career and first
1969, and upped their National since 1973, but it came in his
arlton, Greg Luzinski, Jay League East lead to four first at-bat and gave him seven
stone and Tommy Hutton games. hits in his last nind appearances.
r rto Tgers' o o

By The Associated Press
ETROIT - Tito Fuentes re-
e his' reputation as one of
biggest "hot dogs" in base-
tentes bounces his bat off
e plate and twirls it behind
back like a majorette. He
crs with the plate umpire
the catcher.
the field, he'll talk a blue
al: with the baserunners.
VERY ROUTINE thing he
on the diamond appears
gerated for the benefit of
falls.
It simply, he's a showoff.
tcu never know what I'm
g to do next," he admitted
etly. "I don't, either.
s my trademark. That's

very important. If I think about
it ahead of time, I wouldn't do
it. People think I prepare my
show I don't. It just comes to
me. In private life I'm the
same way."
FUENTES, FORMER San
Francisco and San Diego star
cf the National League, was
signea to a $90,000, one - year
contract in February as a free
agenm. He has consistently been
arout' .300 in batting averages
all season and has been first
or second in runs scored for the
Tigers - although he has com-
mitted more than twice as
many errors as his nearest ri-
val.
"I'm kind of a clown," he
Qaid. "I'm proud of myself.
"People think I pre-
pare my show. I don't.
It just comes to me ...
I'm kind of a clown."
-Tito Fuentes

Some people say, 'How can you
play and at the same time be
talking with umpires and every
player and concentrate on the
sign the catcher's giving?' But
I can do it"
MILWAUKIIE'S SAL
Bande, collected three hits and
L walk in a recent game
wgainst Detroit. "When he got
to setond base for the fourth
tine I said, 'I'm tired of seeing
ytu," Fuentes said with a grin.
lie also congratulated Von
Joshua for going 5 for 5.
"As long as they're losing, I
c-sn wish him well," Fuentes
paid.
Brock moves
in on Cobb
as top thief
Lou Brock, the base-stealing
kenius of the St. Louis Cardi-
nals, stole another one last
night to move within five thefts
of a~l-time leader Ty Cobb in
that category.
When Brock took second in
the game against the Montreal
Expo., it was his 22nd of the
season, but, more importantly,
the 887 of his career.
The modern major league re-
cord for swipes is held by Cobb,
woo raptured 892 in his long
creer with the Tigers.
Montreal has built acres of
shopping centers beneath its
streets.

In addition to his pitching and
hitting Carlton picked off two
base runners. Gene Clines sin-
gled in the first and was picked
off and Greg Cross singled in
the fifth and was caught stray-
ing too far from first.
Cubs starter Rick Reuschel,
15-5, has in the past two
weeks made four starts and
failed to win. He has been
troubled by a bad back.
Philadelphia centerfielder Gar-
ry Maddox saved a run in the
third but sustained a separated
shoulder when he crashed into
the centerfield wall after catch-
ing Clines' deep drive. Maddox
will probably be out for three
to four weeks.
Yankees romp
CLEVELAND-Dennis Ecker-
sley pitched a one-hitter and
Andre Thornton drove in two
runs with a sixth-inning double,
giving the Cleveland Indians a
2-0 victory over the Milwaukee
Brewers in the first game of a
doubleheader last night.
The victory was Cleveland's
third in a row and raised Ecker-
sley's record to 11-9.
The only hit off the young
right-hander was a two-out,
first-inning triple to right by
Cecil Cooper. Jimmy Wynn
reached base leading off the
second on an error by third
baseman Buddy Bell, but Eck-
ersley then retired the last 24
Milwaukee hitters.
The Indians got eight hits off
Milwaukee starter and ex-Wol-
verine hurler Lary Sorensen,
3-6. They got the only runs they

needed in the sixth. Jim Norris
led off with a double and went
to third on Duane Kuiper's sac-
rifice bunt. Bell was intention-
ally walked and Thornton drill-
ed a double down the left field
line, scoring both runners.
Tribe Eck-cells
NEW YORK-Chris Chambliss
drove in three runs with a pair
of home runs, Reggie Jackson
knocked in three more with a
double and a triple and Catfish
Iumter s n a p p e d a personal
three-game losing streak as the
New York Yankees beat the
California Angels 10-1 yesterday
in the opener of a twi-night dou-
bleheader.
It was Hunter's 208th career
triumph. He has beaten the An-
gels 26 times, more than any
other team, but the six-hit effort
only evened his 1977 record at
7-7.
The Angels scored on a first-
inning homer by Jerry Remy,
his third of the season. It was
the 24th home run yielded by
Hunter in 102 innings this sea-
son, but he allowed only three
singles and two doubles the
rest of the way.
Chambliss t i e d the score
against loser Ken Brett, 10-9, in
the second inning with his 10th
home run and the Yankees took
the lead with a run in the fourth
on doubles by Thurman Munson
and Jackson.
Jackson t r i p l e d home two
runs in the sixth. Roy White
homered in the eighth and
Chambliss slammed his second
homer in the eighth.

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op rookies Dorsett,
ell both impressive
By The Associated Press
game into their pro careers, running backs Ricky Bell
Tony Dorsett both have displayed flashes of the brilliance that
them.the first two choices in the NFL draft.
he important difference between them is that Bgll gets to
again this Saturday night when his Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cincinnati while Dorsett, resting a twisted'left knee, must
I from the sidelines as Dallas faces Seattle.
Bell rushed 16 times for 48 yards and caught eight passes
36 more in his debut with Tampa Bay. But he couldn't
vent the itucs from bowing to Miami 13-7 in their pre-sea-
opener.
I see things I could do better," said Bell, analyzing his first
game.
allas fans liked what they saw of Dorsett, who gained 26
on seven carries and caught one pass for 15 yards in the
>ys' 34-14 decision over San Diego. The problem is they
see as much of him as they would have liked. He banged
s knee for the third time since reporting to the club and
ected to be sidelined for 10 days.
tll is expected to get some backfield help this week from
his old college friends, running back Anthony Davis, sched-
o make his NFL debut against the Bengals. Davis, joining
acs after playing in Canada, was sidelined by -a hamstring
and did not face the Dolphins.
spite Dorsett's injury, Dallas enjoyed an impressive opener
victory over San Diegs.

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