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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PageTwele TH MICIGANDAIL

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By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Reggie Jackson
and Billy Williams drove in four
runs apiece, three each with
home runs in a nine-run Oak-
land fourth inning, to lead the
A's to a 16-4 drubbing last night
of the Detroit Tigers to com-
plete a sweep of their twi-night
doubleheader.
Oakland, behind Glenn Ab-
bott's three-hit pitching and a
seven-run sixth inning, clobber-
ed Detroit 11-0 in the opening.
THE 27 RUNS by the A's were
the most for them in a double-
header since they began keep-
ing records in 1963.
The A's assault on Tiger
pitching became so embarrass-
ing in the second game that
many in the Tiger Stadium
crowd of 29,089 booed derisively
when Bill North grounded out
to end the A's six-run sixth in-
ning.
After a bases-loaded triple by
Phil Garner in the inning, many
fans chanted, "We want Mar-
tin. We -want Martin." Billy
Martin, fired Monday as man-
ager of the Texas Rangers, was
a big favorite when he was
fired as Tiger manager in 1973.
Abbott, a 6-foot-6 right-hand-
er, was making his first start
since being recalled from the
minors June 4. He had been sent
down to Tucson May 20 after
faltering, following victories in
his first two starts of the season.
GENE TENACE knocked in

three runs for the A's with a
third-inning homer off starter
Tom Walker, 7-9, and a two-
run single in the seven-run sixth
inning. Sal Bando singled in a
pair of runs in the sixth while
the others were knocked in by
Bill North, Claudell Washington,
and Billy Williams.
Larry Haney belted a two-run
homer in the ninth for Oakland,
his first of the season.
Abbott struck out eight bat-
ters in raising his record to 5-2.
Alomar action
CHICAGO-Sandy Alomar hit
three doubles-one of them pro-
ducing two runs in the fourth
inning-and Bobby Bonds added
two doubles to lead the New
York aYnkees to an 11-6 victory
over the Chicago White Sox last
night.
Catfish Bunter, 13-9, outlasted
Jim Kaat, 14-7, despite a three-
r'sn homer by Pat Kelly in the
fifth inning. The fifth-inning runs
were unearned-as the reesult of
an error by Hunter.
THE YANKEES scored two
runs in the second inning when
Lou Piniella - walked and went
to third on a single by Graig
Nettles. Chris Chambliss singled
home the first run of the game
and Fred Stanley singled Nettles,
across.
In the fourth, Nettles was hit
.by a pitch, Chambliss singled
and Alomar doubled both run-
ners home. Bonds followed with

a double, scoring Alomar, but
was out trying to stretch it into
a triple.
Boston beans
BLOOMINGTNO, Minn.-Carl-
ton Fisk's third-inning single
scored the runs that sparked the
Boston Red Sox to a.5-4 victory
over the Minnesota Twins last'
night.--
Fisk's single capped a three-.
run third inning which propelled
the Red Sox to a 5-0 bulge.
BOSTON rookies Fred Lynn
and . Jim Rice colloborated on
the first run in the second in-
ning. Rice tripled off the center
field fence to score Lynn, who
had walked. Rice later scared
on Rico Petrocelli's single up
the middle.

11-0,
Rod Carew slammed his 11th
home run of the season with
Jerry Terrell aboard in the
sixth to start Minnesota's come-
back.
Busby buzzes
MILWAUKEE - Vada Pinson
and Buck Martinez hit solo home
runs and -Paul Splittorff pitched
Kansas City out of trouble in the
eighth inning last night, helping
the Royals hold off the Milwau-
kee Brewers, 3-2, in the first
game of a twi-night double-
header.
Steve Busby carried a seven-
hitter and a 3-1 lead into the
eighth, but Milwaukee scored a
run on consecutive singles by
Don Money, George Scott and

Wednesday, July 23, 1975
16-4
Mike Hegan with one out to
force Busby from the mound.
Ryan routed
BALTIMORE-The Baltimore
Orioles bombed Nolan Ryan for
six runs in 1% innings, two on
a home run by Tommy Davis,
and handed the California ace
his eighth consecutive defeat by
beating the Angels 8-3 last night.
RYAN, WHO has not won
since June 6 and is now 10-11,
made 37 pitches as the Orioles
scored four runs in the opening
inning-two on a single by
Brooks Robinson.
Davis singled during tnt tal-
ly,. rapped his second home run
of the season to chase Ryan in
the second.

Koos man tames Reds;

Carnton
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK-Jerry Koosman
pitched a six-hitter and keyed
a New York rally with his first
major league steal, leading the
New York Mets to a 3-1 victory
over the Cincinnati Reds last
night.
Koosman, 9-7, pitched out of

continuous trouble, including a
bases-loaded jam in the thord
inning in besting Cincinnati ace
Jack Billingham, -10-5.
The Mets took a 1-0 lead in
the first on Rusty Stanh's
sacrifice fly, and made it 2-0
in the third. Koosman led off
with a single, then stole second
when catcher 'Bill Plummer
threw the ball into cent f (lid
for an error.
Wayne Garrett followed with
a sacrifice fly. Garrett sing!ed
in an insurance run for New
York in the seventh.
Cincinnati scored in the ninth
on singles by Geo:gc Foster,
Dave Concepcion and Mers Ret-
tenmund.
Phils flip
PHILADELPHIA (A - Steve
Carlton fired a three-hitter and
Philadelphia got its only run on
Atlanta catcher Vic Correll's
throwing error in the ninth inn-
ing last night as the Phils edged
th° Braves 1-0.
Carlton, 9-7, and Carl Morton,
11-10, were locked in a scoreless
del going into the bottom of
the ninth when Jay-Johnstone
led off with an infield single for
the Phils. Walks to Greg Luzin-
ski and Dick Allen loaded the
bases, but Morton almost got out
of it.

Braves
Mike Schmidt popped up for
the first out, then Johnny
Oates grounded to shortstop
Marty Perez. Perez threw
home for the second out of the
inning, but Correll's throw to
first, trying for a double play,
hit Oates and bounded away,
allowing Luzinski to score the
winning run.
Carlton gave up a game-open-
ing single to Ralph Garr an
didn't allow another hit until the
eighth. Morton allowed six hits.
Carter cracks
MONTREALi ) - Gary C'r-
ter's 11th-inning single - his
third hit of the game - drove in
Pepe Mangal with the winning
r'in last night, giving the Mon-
treal Expos a 2-1 triumph over
the liuston Astros.
%4nngnal wlked to open the
i-n o a "e Ho'ston reliev-
er Jose Sosa. 0-1. Mike Jor-
g-nSe" sacrificed' Maneaal to
se-ond and after Larry Buitner
was wolked intertiocally to
set in a double- play, Carter
taeli-ed his hit.
Tn F'sous had tied the score
ht 1-1 in the seventh. Biittner
snd 'arter drilled consecutive
sinel-s to left before Pete Mac-
kanin lofted a sacrifice fly to
center.

Major League Standings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
East East
w L Pet. GB w L Pct. Gil
New York ~95a 5 - Pittsburgh 58 37 .611 --
Netimore 47 45 .521 7 Philadelphia 54- 41 .568 4
Baltaike- 41.47 .505 7 New York 47 44 .516 9
Cleveland 42 51 52 125 St. Louis 46 46 .500 i10
Detroit 42 52 .44713 Chicago 44.51 ,463 14
West Montreal 39 51 .43316?
tiakland 60 35 .63. -- Ciuistai
eKansa City 49 45 .521 0 Cincinnati 63 33 .656 -
Chicago 45 48 .484 14 Los Angeles 51 45 .531 1
Texas 46 51 .474 15 San Francisco 45 49 .479 17
California 43 55 .439 18 san Diego 40 53 .454 19r
Minnesota 41 54 .432 19 Atlanta 42 53 .442 20
Yesterday's Results Houston 34 64 .347 30
Oakland 11, Detroit 0, ist Yesterday's Results
Oakland 16, Detroit 4, 2nd Philadelphia 1, Atlanta 0
Kansas City 3, Milwaukee 2, 1st Montreal 2, Houston 1, 11 innings
2nd game incdmpiete New York 3, Cincinnati 1
Baltimore 8, California 3 San Diego 1, Pittsburgh 0
New York 11, Chicago 6 St. Louis at Los Angeles, inc.
BosCon 5, Minnesota 4 . Chicago at San Francisco, ine.
Texs 4, Cleneiand 0 f
Today's Games Today's Games
California (Tanana 8-5) at Bal- Chicago (Stone 7-4) at San Fran-
timore (Palmer 13-6),- n . cisco (Montefusco 8-4)
Oakland (Blue 12-8) at Detroit Atlanta (Dal Canton 0-1) at
(Ruhe 8-6), n Philadelphia (Lonborg 7-6), n
Kansas City (Pattin 7-6) at Mil- Houston (Richard 6-5) at Mon-
waukee (Travers 4-4), a , treal (Blair 6-10),n
New York (Medich 7-12) at Chi- Cincinnati (Nolan 9-5) at New
cago (Jefferson 2-4), n York (Matlack 10-8), n
Boston (Moret 5-1) at Minne- Pittsburgh (Ellis 6-6) at San
Iota (Hughes 8-7), a Diego (Freeoleben 4-9), at
Clevelasd (Harrison 4-2) at Texas St. Louis (Forsch 8-7) at Los Al
(sands 5-6), i geles (Sutton 13-),-a

The quarterbacks don't have to do this
FORMER MICHIGAN signal caller Dennis Franklin attacks an agility test as Detroit Lions' re-
ceivers coach Raymond Berry, checks up on the rookie. Franklin is trying out as.a wide receiver
for the Lions.

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