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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursdoy, May 6, 1976

Irish take two from Blue

Michigan loses first
in extras, 5-4; then
gets blown out, 13-5

Special To The Daily
SOUTH BEND - Michigan
was nipped in the opener and
nailed in the nightcap as Notre
Dame swept a doubleheader
from the Wolverines yesterday.
The Irish took the first game
in eight innings, 5-4, and ex-
ploded with a 12-run inning to
win the second game, 13-5. The
double loss drops Michigan's
record to 12-13. In non-confer-
ence games, the Wolverines
have lost six straight and seven
of their last eight.
Michigan resumes its confer-
ence schedule with home double-
headers against Ohio State Sa-
turday and Indiana Sunday.
In yesterday's opener, Rick
Pullano's third hit of the game
knocked in Dave DeFacci with
the winning run with two out
in the eighth. DeFacci had
doubled off losing pitcher Dan
Chapel (0-1), who went the
last 4 and a third innings.
Michigan jumped to a 2-0 lead
in the first on singles by Dave
Chapman, Rick Leach and Bill
Haslerig plus an Irish error.
Three more singles by Jim
Berra, Mark Grenkoski and
Chapman added another run in
the second.
Notre Dame came back with
two in the third and two in the

fourth off starter Stere Perrv.
The tying and go-ahead runs
were unearned. Michigan re-
tied the game in the sixth when
11 slerig singled and rwinded
the bases on a wild pitch and
two passed balls.
The two teams traded un-
earned runs to start the second
game, and then the Wolverines
bjilt a 5-1 lead before the roof
fell in. RBI singles by Dan
D miapi and Grenkoski scored
two in the second. In the third,
Berra walked and Grenkoski
singled, and both came home
after a balk, a wild pitch and
a Chapman double.
NBA SEMI-FINALS: Phoe-
nix 108, Golden State 101.
Series tied 1-1.
Ace Lary Sorensen coasted
throgh those first three innings,
giving p only two hits, and Bill
Stennet was given the chance
to start the fourth. Notre Dame
responded with back-to-back
dobles, a home run, a single,
a bunt (Stennet threw wide to
second), and an infield single
to fill the bases.
Tom.Owens relieved and
forced in the tying and go-ahead
runs with walks. Two more
singles followed to finish Owens.
Chapel took over and his stay
was highlighted by a three-run
homer by Chuck O'Connor.
For Notre Dame in the
fourth: 16 batters, 12 runs,
nine hits, one Wolverine error,
three walks, three wild pitches,
two home runs and two
doubles.eStennet was charged
with the loss. Mitch Stoltz
went all the way for the Irish,
giving up eight hits.
Bright spots for Michigan in
the windy, dusty day for Michi-
gan were Chapman's four hits,
Grenkoski's three and Leach's
three. Notre Dame finished its
season at 16-24.

CINCINNATI'S ED ARMISTER seems more than a bit annoyed at being called out on strikes
and appears to be contemplating what a 35-inch piece of wood would do to change Ed Runge's
mind if applied with considerable force to the umpire's head. Cincinnati won anyway 2-0.

ROBERTS SUFFERS FIRST DEFEAT
Twins pound Tigers, &2

By The Associated Press
DETROIT-Dan Ford drove in
four runs with a two-run homer
and a single and Craig Kusick
belted a three-run homer to
lead the Minnesota Twins to an
8-2 victory over the Detroit Ti-
gers last night.
Bert Blyleven scattered 12 hits
for his fifth straight victory over
Detroit in three years. He
evened his 1976 record at 2-2.
Tigers' starter Dave Roberts
lost for the first time in four
decisions.
Major Leagt
AMIEIC ANi AGUE
East
W L Pei. on
New York 1 5 .688-
Milwaukee 9 5 .643 1
Cleveland 9 9 .500 3
Detroit 8 8 .500 3
Baltimore 0 11 .421 41.
Boston 6 11 .353 51,
Texas 12 6 .667 -
Kansas City 9 7 .563 2
Oakland 10 .524 21.
Minnesota 8 9 .471 31z,
Chicago 6 9 .400 41,._
California 7 14 .333 60.
Night games not included
Yesterday's Results
Kansas City 8. Boston 4
Baltimore 2. Chicago0
Minnesota 8, Detroit 2
Texas at Iilwaakee, ppd., rain
New York at California, n
Cleveland at Oakland, n
Today's Games
Minnesota (Hughes 0-1) at Detroit
(Bare 1-1), n.
New York (Figueroa 1-1) at Cali-.
ornia (Ross 0-3), n.
Only games scheduled.

Minnesota rocked Roberts
for five runs in the third in-
ning, two on Ford's single and
the others on Kusick's homer,
his first of the year.
Ford's homer, his fourth of
the season and second in two
games, came in the seventh off
Roberts.
Mets blanked
NEW YORK-George Foster's
third hit of the game, a ground-
single to left which scored Joe
ue Standings
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East
W L eect. GO
Philadelphia 13 6 .684 -
New York 15 9 .625 1
Pittsburgh 11 9 .550 21.
Chicago 11 13 .458 4%
St. Louis 10 12 .455 4f)
Montreal 7 13 .350 614
West
Los Angeles 14 9 .609 -
Cincinnati 12 9 .571 1
San Diego 11 11 .500 2V
Houston 12 13 .480 3
Atlanta 8 14 .364 5y>
San Francisco 8 14 .364 514
Yesterdays Results
Los Angeles 14, Chicago 12
Philadelphia 6, Houston 3
Pittsburgh 6, San Francisco 1
St. Louis 4, Atlanta 0
San Diego 6, Motntreal 3
Cincinnati 0, New York 0, 11 innings
Today's Games
Los Angeles -(Rhoden 2-0) at
Chicago (Bonham 2-2).
Cincinnati (Gullett 2-0) at New
York (Swan 1-1).
San Francisco (Barr 1-1) at
Pittshurgh (Rooker 2-1), n.
St. Louis (Curtis 1-2) at Atlan-
ta (Morton 0-3), n.
San Diego (Spiner 0-4 or Fat-
ter 0-0) at Montreal (Kirby 0-0), a,
Only games scheduled

Morgan in the 11th inning, high-
lighted a two-run burst that
lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a
2-0 victory over the New York
Mets last night.
Morgan opened the 11th with
a walk off reliever Tom Hall,
1-1 and stole second base for the
second time in the game. After
Johnny Bench flied out and Tony
Perez walked, 'Foster cracked
his tie - breaking single. Ken
Griffey followed with a single
which scored Perez.
Matlack struck out 11 batters
and walked just two in pitching
9"" innings of six-hit hall before
leaving with cramps in the fin-
gers of his pitching hand. Nolan
struck out five and walked two
in his nine innings, allowing five
hits. He was replaced by win-
ning right-hander Rawly East-
wick, 2-1.
Cubs outslugged
CHICAGO - The Los Angeles
Dodgers crashed seven home
runs, including two by Henry
Cruz, in outslugging the Chicago
Cubs 14-12 yesterday and ex-
tending their winning strak to
11 straight games.
The Dodgers slammed 16 hits
and scored runs in every inning
but the ninth as Don Sutton, 3-
3, picked up the victory.
The Dodgers, aided by a 31
mile an hour wind, also got
home runs from Bill Buckner,
his second of the season; Ron
Cey, his fourth; Steve Yeager,
his third; Bill Russell, his first,

and Ed Goodson, his first.
Cruz' two homers gave him
four for the season,
The Cubs also displayed power
of their own, with two home
runs by Rick Monday, giving
him seven for the year, and
three doubles by Bill Madlock.
Chicago had a total of 21 hits.

CrimonTiewallops
Michigan netters,7-
Special To The Daily
TUSCOLOOSA - Michigan's men's tennis team found
out what it is like to be soundly beaten, as the Crimson Tide
of Alabama handed Michigan its worst defeat of the year,
7-2.
The Wolverines, who usually are on the other end of
tennis routs, could only manage to win at number one and
three singles. Eric Friedler raised his record to 13-1, and
Jim Holman continued to be impressive taking his match
in three sets.
The number one doubles combination of Friedler and
Jeff Etterbeek lost for the first time all season after ten
straight triumphs.
Alabama, a national power, is 23-3. Michigan dropped to
12-3. Michigan will close out its four game road swing at
Indiana Friday and Ohio State on Saturday. .
SINGLES
1. Eric Friedler (M) def. Jeffl obinson 6-2, 6-4.
2. Bobby Deller (A) def. Jeff Etterbeek 5-7, 6-3 7-5.
3. Jim Holman (M) def. Steve Pierre 6-2, 3-6, -2.
4. Sam Vuille (A) def. Brad Holland 6-3, 6-1.
5. Mike Shore (A) def. Buddy Gallagher 7-5, 6-3.
6. Mike O'Leary (A) def. Ollie Owens 6-1, 6-3.
DOUBLES
1. Robinson-Pierre (A) def. Friedler-Etterbeek 6-3, 6-2.
2. Deller-Vuile (A) def. Gallagher-Holland 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
3. Shore-O'Leary (A) def. Holman-Owens 7-5, 1-6, 6-2.

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