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June 15, 1976 - Image 12

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Poge Twelve


Tuesday, June 15, 1976

Patek's double sinks Tigers

By The Asociated Press
DETROIT-Fred Patek dou-
bled in two runs and Al Fitz-
morris picked up his eighth
victory last night as the Kansas
City Royals extended their win-
ning streak to six games with
a 5-2 victory over the Detroit
Patek's double came in the
seventh and gave the Royals a
5-1 lead. It followed a leadoff
single by Al Cowens and a
double by Tom Poquette.
Patek's hit knocked starter
Frank MacCormack - making

his major league debut-out
of the game in favor of Jim
Fitzmorris gave up six hits
and raised his record to 8-2. He
was relieved by Steve Mingori
in the seventh due to an injury,
apparently to his right knee. He
walked off the field without
Mingori w a s replaced by
Marty Pattin, who was followed
by Tom Hall with the bases
loaded and one out in the De-
troit ninth. Hall struck out both

batters he faced to set the Ti-
gers aside and save the triumph.
Suds peaks
MILWAUKEE - Hank Aaron
capped a five-run third inning
with a three-run homer, No. 748
of his career, while Gary Suth-
erland and Don Money also
homered o f f California ace
Frank Tanana to power the Mil-.
waukee Brewers over the An-
gels 8-2 last night.
The light-hitting Sutherland
knocked in three runs as Tan-
ana, 8-5, lost a bid to take the
American League's sole lead
in victories this season.
Charlie Moore doubled lead-
ing off the Brewers' third and
scored on a single by Suther-
land. Singles by Von Joshua and
Money produced another run
and set up Aaron's homer, the
third this year for baseball';
career record-holder.
A two-out single by Gorman
Thomas and Sutherland's first
homer of the year gave the
Brewers a 7-1 lead in the fourth
and Money hit a solo homer, his
ninth of the campaign, in the
Twins t-wise-ted
eran right-hander Rick Wise
gave up just one hit-a third-

inning infield single by Jerry game against Cincinnati in 1971
Terrell last night-to pitch the while with Philadelphia and
Boston Red Sox to a 5-0 victory last year had a one-hitter
over the Minnesota Twins. against Milwaukee, struck out
Wise, who pitched a no-hit one batter and walked four.
Major League Standings

w L Pet. GB
New York 31 22 .585 --
Cleveland 27 27 .500 4t!"
Boston 26 27 .491 5
Detroit 24 30 .444 7t
Baltimore 24 31 .436 1
Mlwaukee 22 29 .431 8
Kansas City 37 19 .661 -
Tesas 32 21 .604 3'
Chicago 27 26 .509 8'
Minnesota 27 21 .491 9'.
Oakland 27 31 .466 11
California 24 37 .393 151/.
Yesterday's Games
Milwaukee 8, California 2
Kansas City 5, Detroit 2
Boston 5, MinnesotaO
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
Kansas City (splittorff 5-6) at
Detroit (Lemancyzk 0-0), 8 p.m.
Saltimore (Palmer 6-7) at Chi-
cago (Gossage 5-3), 9 p.m.
New York (Ellis 5-4) at Minne-
sota (Redfern 1-2), 9 p.m.
Cleveland (Kern 5-2,or hood 1-4)
at Texas (Perry 6-4), 9:05 p.m.
Milwauakee (Colborn 3-7) at Cali-
firnia (Ryan 4-7), 10:30 p.m.
Boston (Jenkins 5-6) at Oak-
land (Blue 6-6), 11 p.m.

W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia 38 17 .691 -
Pittsburgh 33 25 .569 6l
New York 30 32 .484 111
Chicago 26 32 .448 13.
St. Louis 25 34 .424 15
Montreal 19 32 .373 17
Cincinnati 38 22 .633 -.
Los Angeles 35 25 .583 3
San Diego 31 26 .544 51f.
Houston 29 33 .468 10
Atianta 03 34 .404 13i'
ASan Francisco 23 38 .377 15Vs
Late game not included
Yesterday's Games
Cincinnati 3, Chicago 2
Atlanta 5, St. Louis 2
Pittsburgh 2, Houston 1
lontreal at San Diego, late
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
San Francisco (Halicki 4-9) at
Phiadelphia (Carlton 5-3), 7:35
Chicago (Renko 2-2) at Cincin-
nati (Gulett 5-2), 8:05 p.m.
Los Angeles (Hooton 5-5) at New
York (Matlack 7-1), 8:05 p.m.
Atlanta (Ruthven 6-6) at St
Louis (Rasmussen 3-5), 8:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Medich 4-5) at Hous-
ton (Rondon 2-1), 0:35 p.m.
Montreal (Carrithers 2-4) at San
Diego (Foster 1-3), 10 p.m.

Brewer home run power

Sun Devils gird for EMU
OMAHA (A') -Arizona and
Arizona State are living up to
111n their billing in the 30th College
11ri Ahnkits eomngc=a
World Series.
1Brfte afour days of the eight
)~: team, double - elimsinatin
"' tournament top - ranked Ani-
4,fzona State and Eastern Michi-
Bga are the only unbeatens -
and loomin g in the wingd.is
okbthr htsbecoming clear
there is a separation between
the top teams and the rest,"
satd Arizona State Coach Ji
. ' - -Brock after his club knocked
off Washington State 9-3 Sunday
, tBrock surely ntmbers his
club in that elite- and alt
thoug he didn't say it -the
Tonlyother might he Ariona.
' Tlhe Satn Desils' victory sent
thern it n Bb a mtchtp witha
<K ° pitching - rich Eastertn Michi-
gan tonght which 'dvance by
K nictping Clenson 3-2 in 70 inn-
tha,s. i rc. Te i
son Zimmerman drove in
three ratetnod Brate Ferguson
storped Clemson in relief ltst
ntght ts lift Arizona to a 70-
F >f .:6 victory.
Arzona tosfaces the winner
'osrthe ri oas' at t- Easter:
Michtgan match-utp.
bThere's a goo chance tht
at coanld be .n alt Arizona wrap-
tan " pecattated Brock in look-
to' ahead and seemingly not
toat -orried about E-astern
"They, Eastern. have a su-ta-
per aitcher in Bob Ox chink a
and Hub Wetl'h isn't far from
4 that, said Brock. "They nip)
a assay, at you like they did Cleat-
son and 'm satin they are a
better hitting team than they
A Pht JeastKlen ricign,514,usedn
ARIZONA'S Pete Van Homne swipes second base as Clemson shortstop Kur-t Seibert awaits the throw from the catcher AP ho ito Jney oKelle's leths nninge
inning of third round NCAA College Baseball World Series, yesterday at Omaha. Arizona won 70.6, and now awaits the winner of the Tigers had tied the score in
tonight's game between Arizona State and Eastern Michigan. Arizona stands 2.1 in the double elimination tourney. EMU and ASU the ninth on a two-out, two-
are both 2-0. strike double by Billy Wings.

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