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Page 16--Friday, July 21, 1978-The Michigan Daily
BASEBALL ROUNDUP
Cubs, Giants call it a dark day

Giants 9, Cubs 8
CHICAGO (AP) - Jack Clark, who
earlier hit a two-run homer, drilled a
tie-breaking single in the eighth inning
yesterday, giving the San Francisco
Giants a 9-8 lead over the Chicago Cubs
in a game that was suspended in the top
of the eighth because of darkness.
The contest was delayed by rain three
times before the umpires called it
because of darkness at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs took a 5-0 lead in the first
two innings on the speed and daring of
Rodney Scott and Jerry White, and a
two-run double by Bill Buckner. The
Giants scored twice in the third on a
single by Terry Whitfield and Clark's
17th homer.
Trailing 6-2 going into the fifth, the
Giants scored six runs as John Tanargo
led off with a single and Bill Madlock
followed with a double. Whitfield beat
out a single, scoring Tanargo, and
Clark walked, filling the bases.
Pirates 7, Dodgers 6
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Frank
Taveras' 10th-inning single and a game-
ending throwing error by relief pitcher
Terry Forster gave the Pittsburgh
Pirates a 7-6 victory over the Los
Angeles Dodgers last night.
Ed Ott opened the Pirate 10th with an
infield single and was forced by Phil
Garner. Winning reliever Bruce Kison,
2-2, then chopped a single over the head
of third baseman Lee Lacy, moving
Garner to second.
Taveras then bopnced a single over
the head of Forster. The Dodger left-
hander got a glove on the ball, but a
wild throw allowed Garner to score the
winning run.
The Dodgers scored three times in
the first inning off Pittsburgh starter
Bert Blylevon, with the aid of two
Pirate errors on a single play.
Willie Stargell, who doubled and
scored a run in the second inning, had a
two-run double to lead a five-run Pirate
surge in the fourth, giving Pittsburgh a
6-4 lead.

Mets 7-5, Astros 4-4

Willie McCovey drove in a run with a
sacrifice fly, Larry Herndon singled in
a run and Roger Metzger drew a bases-
loaded walk, forcing in another run
before Mike Ivie's RBI pinch single.
The Cubs scored once in the bottom of
the fifth on a single by Larry Biittner, a
walk and a pinch single by Mike Vail.
Chicago tied it in the seventh on a pinch
walk to Ivan DeJesus, a pinch single by
Larry Cox and another pinch single by
Gene Clines.
PIRATESi
The Dodgers, trailing 6-5 into the nin-
th inning, tied the score on a bases-
loaded sacrifice by Reggie Smith.
With one out in the Los Angeles ninth,
Lacy singled off reliever Ed Whitson
and took third on a single by Davey
Lopes, who stole second. Bill North
drew a walk, and Smith rapped his
game-tying sacrifice fly off Grant
Jackson. Kison then got Ron Cey out to
end the inning.

NEW YORK (AP) - Pinch-hitter
Joel Youngblood doubled home Willie
Montanez from first base in the 11th in-
ning yesterday as the New York Mets
defeated the Houston Astros 5-4 to
record their first doubleheader sweep
of the season.
John Stearns drove in four runs with
a bunt single and a three-run double to
lead the Mets to a 7-4 win in the first
game.
In the nightcap, Montanez singled to
right in the 11th inning. Youngblood
then doubled into the left field corner to
nail down the victory for reliever Dale
Murray, 5-4, the third Mets pitcher.
Joe Sambito, 3-5, who pitched the last
11/s innings, was the loser.
The Mets tied the game in the eighth
inning after two were out on con-
secutive singles by Tim Foli, Lee Maz-
zilli and Montanez.
Cardinals 3, Padres 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Pinch-hitter Tony
Scott and George Hendrick drilled run-
scoring singles in the seventh inning
yesterday, lifting St. Louis to a 3-2
triumph over the San Diego Padres and
snapping a four-game Cardinal losing
streak.
The RBI hits by Scott and Hendrick
came off Padre reliever Rollie Fingers,
4-11, and wiped out a 2-1 lead San Diego
had taken in the top of the inning.
A one-out single by Garry Templeton
ignited the Cardinals' rally. Jerry
Humphrey drew a walk and Scott laced
his hit to right field, scoring Templeton.
Hendrick then singled to left, bringing
home Mumphrey.
St. Louis took a 1-0 lead in the fifth
when Mike Tyson doubled, advanced to
third on Bob Forsch's sacrifice and
scored on Mumphrey's sacrifice fly.
Gene Tenace walked, Fernando Gon-
zales singled and Tucker Ashford
doubled to score the tying run for San

New York scored twice in the fourth
on RBI doubles by Bruce Boisciair and
Doug Flynn, and once in the sixth on
pinch-hitter Ed Kranepool's groundout.
In the opener, the Mets victimized
Astros' left-hander Floyd Bannister, 3-
6, for all of their runs in the first two in-
nings. The big blow in the first was
Montanez's two-run homer, his 13th of
the year. Stearns slammed a three-run
double in the second.
Mike Bruhert, 2-5, went six innings
for the victory.
-
Diego in the seventh. The Padres
moved ahead when Gonzales scored on
Gene Richards' force-play grounder.
Buddy Schultz, 2-3, the second of
three Cards hurlers, was the winner.
Mark Littell pitched the final two in-
nings, getting his fourth save of the
season.
Bob Owchinko started for the Padres,
surrendering one run on five hits
through the first five innings. He was
lifted for pinch-hitter Gamble in the six-
th.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST
W L Pct. GB
Boston..............62 28 .689 -
Milwaukee..........53 37 589 9
Baltimore............51 42 .548 12%
New York............49 42 .537 13%
Detroit ................ 46 45 .505 16%/
Cleveland............43 49 .467 20
Toronto ............... 33 59 .359 30
WEST
Kansas City ........... 49 41 .544 -
California............50 43 .538 1/
Oakland ...............48 46 .511 3
Texas ................. 46 45 .505 3%/
Minnesota............39 50 .438 9 /
Chicago ............... 39 52 .429 10%
Seattle ................ 33 52 .347 181/

NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST
W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia .......... 49 39 .557 -
Chicago ............... 47 44 .516 3%
Pittsburgh.............46 44 .511 4
Montreal .............. 47 49 .489 5/2
New York............41 56 .423 12%
St. Louis ............... 38 58 .396 15
WEST
San Francisco .........57 38 .600 -
Cincinnati............54 40 .574. 2%
Los Angeles ........... 54 41 .568 3
San Diego............46 50 .479 11%/
Atlanta ................ 42 51 .452 14
Houston ............... 41 52 .441 15

Tigers demote Baker,
call up rookie hurlers
DETROIT (AP)-The Detroit Tigers Rose rolls
optioned right-banded pitcher Steve ByTheAssciated Press
Baker to their Class AAA farm club at Cincinnati's Pete Rose extended his
Evansville and called up Kip Young hitting streak to 33 games Thursday
and Ed Glynn from the minor league night with a two-out single in the fifth
team. inning against the Philadelphia
Baker, 22, was called up to Detroit Phillies. That left Rose just four games
from Evansville May 10 and posted a 1- short of Tommy Holmes' National
2 mark in 10 appearances, including League record of 37 games.
nine starts. The righthander had a 4.28 Joe DiMaggio holds the all-time
earned run average. record of 56 straight games.
Young, 23, another righthander, is 11-
3 for Evansville this season with a 3.02 L lagging
ERA. Lopezkga
In Glynn, the Tigers have a lefthan- INDIANAPOLIS - Donna Caponi
ded reliever to fill the bullpen vacancy Young birdied the last hole for a three-
created by John Hiller's injury. Hiller under-par 68 that lifted-her two strokes
has been placed on the 21-day disabled clear of the field and three in front of
list because of 'a pulled muscle, rookie sensation Nancy Lopez in
Glynn has had three -previous shots yesterday's first-round of the 26th U.S.
with the Tigers, during which he com- Women's Open Golf Championship.
piled 3-6 record in 16 appearances from
1976.77.
In 27 appearances for Evansvllle this Fergon and Stacy shared the lead
season, Glynn's record was 3-2 .it esrlier in the day. For more on the

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