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Page 16-Wednesday, August 2, 1978-The Michigan Daily
MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Tigers survive scare in
(By The Associated Press) loaded the bases and Bailor hit a The Yankees blasted Ranger
TORONTO - Phil Mankowski sacrifice fly. Jon Matlack for seven runs ir
doubled home the first of three Detroit Meanwhile, down in Lakeland, Mark innings he worked.
runs in the second inning, then scored Fidrych pitched five perfect innings for
the winner on a wild pitch yesterday as the Tiger's Class A ballclub in his final
the Tigers edged the Toronto Blue Jays tune-up before returning to Detroit Chicago Sox 'em
3-2 behind the seven-hit pitching of Jim August9.
Slaton. * * * BOSTON - Lamar Johnson
Mankowski's double delivered Steve Molinaro belted fourth-inning
Kemp and sent Tim Corcoran to third. Catfish hooks win on consecutive pitches and Mi
Ron LeFlore followed with a sacrifice NEW YORK - Jim "Catfish" Hun- went the distance in his firsi
fly, scoring Corcoran and moving ter, knocked out in his last start after league start last night, lea
M anwk to third.faigjssibatrangvngusx Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 vict(
Jim Clancy, 7-9, then bounced a pitch facing just six batters and giving up six the reeling Boson Red Sox.
in the dirt which eluded catcher Alan runs, combined with Sparky Lyle for a-
Ashby and allowed the winning run to four-hitter last night in helping the New Chicago, defeating Boston f
Arssbyand d the wi York Yankees to an 8-1 victory overthe t ird time in l0' games this
osstone1-8p gvep s Texas Rangers. gave Proly all the offensive
to Rick Bosetti and Bob Bailor to put Willie Randolph capped a four-run needed in the fourth. In rais
to Rck oseti nd Bb Bilo toputrecord to 2-0 with a six-hitter
runners at first and third in the Toronto second inning with a two-run triple and handed the Red Sox their -ith
first. He then fanned Roy Howell, but Reggie Jackson cracked a triple and a their last1gamesx
the Blue Jays executed a double steal seventh-inning homer in support of es
on the play for their first run. Hunter, 4-4. * * *
Toronto's other run came in the Yankee reliever Sparky Lyle came on Mets maul Phils
second as consecutive singles by Tim in the ninth and gave up Bobby Bonds'
Johnson, Luis Gomez and Bosetti 20th homer of the season with one out. PHILADELPHIA - John
ATLANTA (AP) - Pete Rose
assault on Joe DiMaggio's a
time record of hitting in
straight games ended last nig
at 44 when he went hitless agai
AMERICAN LEAGUE two Atlanta Braves' hurle
EA5 L P '"-'GB ookie Larry McWilliams a
W LPGBrBstin................. 65 3 veteran reliever Gene Garber.
Boston. . .65nnd39o.62on-a-
Milwaukee ............ 59 42 .584 4 GarIse fanned Rose on a
New York .............59 46 .562 6 a-pitch for the final out of the gar
Baltimore ............. 57 46 .553 7 after the scrappy Cincinna
Creo . ....56 49 .54 9 vReds' third baseman had walk
Cleveland .......56 4 .487154 lined out hard twice and go
Toronto ............... 39 67 .36 7 tgro
WEST re qvu l uqn ded out in his other four trips
Kansas City ........... 58 45 .565 - the plate.
Calitoania.. 5 50 .52 3 4Atlanta crushed the Reds, 16-
TexasO.kland. .. 55...... .45 1 .4 6 1 THE 37-YEAR-OLD Reds' ca
Minnesota ............. 45 56 .446 12
Chicago ...............45 5i .433 13%
Seattle ................36 69 .343 23
Yesterday's results
Detroit 3, Toronto 2
Chicago 5. Boston 2
New York& 0texas01
Cleveland 2, Kansas City I
late games not included
Today's Games
Milwaukee (Caldwell, 13-5) at Baltimore (Palmer,
13-8), 2, ant game completion of suspended game, t-
Kansas City (Leonard, 12-2) at Cleveland (Freesle-
ben, 1-2),.a
Boston (Torren, 126) at New York (Tdrow, 4-7), n
Oakland (Broberg, 9-8) at California-Aase, 7-6), n
Minnesota (Zahn, 8-9) at Seattle (Colborn, 2-8), n
NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST
W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia. 55 46 .544 -
Chicago.. ....... S2 51 .55 4
Pittsburgh ............ 48 53 .475 7
Montreal.... 57 .472 7%
New Ynrk........46 62 .426 12%
SL.Louis. .......40 66 .377 17%
WEST
San Francisco .........63 43 .594 -
Cincinnati ............. 62 44 .585 1
Los Angeles ........... 61 44 .581 1t
San Diego ............. 54 52 .509 9
Aulnta......49 56 .467 13
Hoston ........48 56 .An2-14
Yesterday's Results
Atlanta 16, Cincinnati, 4
Chicago 4, St. Lols 2
New York SPkiladelpi I
Montrel 4, Pttburgk 3
ltogames not included
Today's Games
New York (Kooman, 3-i1) at Philadelphia (Lerch,
S-ti
St. LouIs (Denny,6M) at Chicago (Krukow, 4-)
Pittsburgh (Candelria, -i1) at Montrel (Schatze-
der, 4-2).an
Cincinnati (Bonham, 8-2) at Atlanta (Hanna, 74), n
San Francisco (Montefusco, 7-4) at Houston (Dixon,
Los Angeles<Jon, 12-7) at San Diego (Owchinko. Charlie H ustle . a
7-7)n:

s starter
the 3i/a
and Bob
homers
ke Proly
A major
ing the
ory over
or only
season,
support
ing his
, Proly
loss in
Stearns'

Oth, 3-2
two-out three-run homer in the seventh
inning carried the New York Mets to a
5-1 victory over the Philadelphia
Phillies.
Stearns' 12th hoper of the season
came off loser Steve Carlton, 9-11.
Stearns, formerly with the Phillies,
walloped Carlton's first pitch over the
left field fence to snap a 1-1 tie and
make a winner of Kevin Kobel.
* *** ****** *** ********
PONTIAC (UPI)- Detroit Express
has pushed up by one day, to Aug. 8, the
date for the team's opening home game
in the first round of North American
Soccer League playoffs.
The game initially was scheduled for
Aug. Sat the Pontiac Silverdome.
Detroit finished regular season play
Saturday night in Philadelphia.

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tain, who had captured the atten-
tion of the nation's sports fans
with the second longest hitting
streak in baseball history, was
cheered loudly by an Atlanta
crowd of 31,159, which stayed af-
ter the game chanting "Pete,
Pete, Pete" until Rose returned
from the clubhouse where for the
second straight night he was
presented a bouquet of roses by
the Atlanta organization.
Rose had tied the all-time
National League mark of 44
games set by Willie Keeler in 1897
with a sixth-unning single off Phil
Niekro Monday night.

gallant effort

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