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Sunday, October 3, 1982

The Michigan Daily

Page 7

.Orioles blast Brewers;

Angels clinch AL


BALTIMORE (AP)- Reliever Sammy Stewart checked
Milwaukee on two hits over the final 5 2-3 innings as the
Baltimore Orioles again shelled the sliding Brewers 11-3
*yesterday and forged a tie in the American League East with
one game remaining in the season.
Milwaukee's Don Sutton, 3-1, will face Baltimore ace Jim
Palmer, 15-4, in Sunday's game to decide the division cham-
THE ORIOLES, who have beaten the Brewers five straight
in the last eight days, pounded out 17 hits to give them 45 for
the first three games of the series. A crowd of 47,231 watched
Saturday's victory after 51,833 saw Baltimore sweep a
double-header from Milwaukee Friday night.
Jim Dwyer, who has reached base 13 consecutive times on
eight hits and five walks, doubled to launch a four-run rally in
the fourth inning, snapping a 3-3 tie.
Consecutive run-and-hit singles by Rick Dempsey and Rich
Dauer scored Dwyer and finished starter Doc Medich, 12-15.
Al Bumbry singled off reliever Moose Haas to make it 6-4.
THIRD BASEMAN Paul Molitor then just missed grabbing
Glenn Gulliver's sacrifice bunt in the air, bobbled the ball
and therthrew wildly past first and two unearned runs
scampered home.
Medich also balked a run home in the first following an RBI
double by Eddie Murray and a run-scoring single by John
R Baltimore added four runs in the eighth on Gary
Roenicke's two-run singles and RBI singles by Dauer and
John Shelby.
Angels 6, Rangers 4
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The California Angels captured
the American League West championship yesterday by
beating the Texas Rangers 6-4 behind homers by Fred Lynn,
Reggie Jackson and Bobby Grich.
California will now face the winner of today's Milwaukee-
Baltimore game for the AL championship that starts here
The victory brought California its second division title in its
22-year history and was the first flag of any kind for Manager

Gene Mauch in 23 years as a major-league skipper. No big
league manager had ever gone so long without a title.
Lynn's two-run homer in the fifth inning gave California a
5-4 lead and relievers Dave Goltz and Luis Sanchez made the
margin stand up.
California had begun the day needing either a victory or a
loss by Kansas City to wrap up the division. Kansas City beat
Oakland, 5-4, earlier in the day.
California wrapped up the title as Lamar Johnson groun-
ded back to Sanchez for the final out of the game. Jackson
and Mauch embraced as many of the crowd of 33,405 ran onto
the field.
Lynn blasted his 21st homer of the year off Charlie Hough,
16-13, following a walk to Rod Carew. The Rangers had taken
a 4-3 lead in the fourth on Pete O'Brien's third homer, off
Goltz, 8-5.
Goltz relieved starter Ken Forsch in the second inning and
pitched 41/3 innings before giving way to Sanchez, who held
Texas hitless over the final three innings to pickup his fifth
The Angels took a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Brian
Downing led off with a double and scored on a single by
Carew. After Carew was out stealing, Jackson belted his
38th homer.
Dodgers 15, Giants 2
SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- Ken Landreaux, Ron Cey and
Mike Scioscia hit home runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers en-
ded the title hopes of the San Francisco Giants 15-2 yesterday
and moved to within a half-game of the lead in the National
League West.
The first-place Atlanta Braves were scheduled to play last
night in San Diego, where an Atlanta loss would create a
Dodgers-Braves tie for first. The regular season ends today
and if a divisional play-off game is necessary it will be in Los
Angeles on Monday.
THE DODGERS banged out 17 hits and recorded their
season-high run total as they eliminated the third place Gian-
ts, who dropped 2 1-2 games behind Atlanta. Bob Welch, 16-11,
pitched five innings of one-hit baseball for the victory and
Dave Stewart finished up, earning his first save.


Strike talks broken off

WASHINGTON (AP) - Talks aimed
at ending the 12-day National Football
League Players strike broke off yester-
day with no resumption in sight. But
the union said if owners came to the
bargaining table, the playes would con-
sider mediation.
For the third consecutive day, both
sides emerged from the talks angry and
frustrated, and accusing each other of
responsibility for prolonging the strike.
Jack Donlan, chief negotiator for the
0 Qwners said flatly that he saw no way
talks could continue without an outside
mediator, a concept the players have
consistently refused in the past.
"WE'RE AT A terrible impasse,"
Donlan said "we've asked them every
way we know how - publicly and
privately - for mediation. We obviously
need a third party.'
,This time, union negotiator Ed Gar-
vpy stopped a bit short of refusal. He
*said that if club owners appeared at the
table with their designated negotiators,
the players would consider consenting
to' a mediator.
"We want the owners to meet with
their full committee and our full com-
mittee for two days at a neutral site,"
Garvey said. "If that doesn't work
we'll entertain . a proposal for a
*Snipes Surprises Berbick
Renaldo Snipes surprised Trevor Ber-
bick, ranked No. 2 by the World Boxing
Association, and captured a 10-round
unanimous decision yesterday to thrust
himself back into title consideration.
After the bout at the Sands Hotel and
Casino, World Boxing Council cham-
pion Larry Holmes said he would like to
give Snipes, ranked seventh by the
BC, a second shot at the heavyweight
HOLMES, expected to defend his title
against Randall "Tex" Cobb in
November, defeated Snipes in a world
title defense last November.
Snipes of Yonkers, N.Y., abandoned
his circling, jabbing style against Ber-
bick as he waged an inside battle to
score the victory. Judge Richard Murry
scored the fight 7-1-2 for Snipes.
William Kostrub had it 6-3-1, while
referee Arthur Mercante awarded
Snipes the verdict, 45-44 on points after
scoring it even in rounds.
Snipes who weighed 2161/2, took ad-
vantage of Berbick's clowning to score
a first-round knockdown. Berbick of
Miami, dropped his hands, imploring
Snipes to fight. Snipes responded with a
right to the jaw that staggered Berbick,
and followed with a right that floored
him for a count of three.
S BERBICK. WHO weighed 2221. lan-

Snipes in turn nearly knocked Ber-
bick down with two left hooks at the end
of round three.
"I wanted to be the reindeer and run
around the ring," said Snipes, who is
now 23-2-1 with 11 knockouts. "But
Trevor wouldn't let me. He cut off the
ring. It made me fight. I don't like that
toe-to-toe stuff at all."
After the brisk pace slowed in the
middle rounds, Snipes inserted the
moving style into his plan in round
seven. Berbick waited, often answering
a Snipes' right to the head with a body
punch flurry.
"My hands were hurt so I couldn't
spar for a coupletdays," said Berbick,
21-3-1 with 17 knockouts. "But I'm not
going to take anything away from
Potter upsets Austin
seeded Barbara Potter shocked top-
seeded Tracy Austin 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 last
night in the $125,000 U.S. Women's In-
door Tennis Championships to advance
to today's finals against another upset
winner, Pam Shriver.
In the other semifinal at the Spec-
trum Saturday, Shriver, the third seed,
edged second-seeded Wendy Turnbull
of Australia 7-6, 7-6.
"IT WAS A good day at the office for
me," Potter said after blasting 14 aces
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past Austin, the 1980 champion who lost
her title last year to Martina
Navratilova. "I hope I have another
tomorrow Sunday."
Strange leading Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) - Curtis
Strange compiled a 4-under-par 66 and
tied his former teammate and frater-
nity brother at Wake Forest, Jay Haas,
for the lead yesterday in the third round
of the $250,000 Texas Open Golf Tour-
Haas, who hasn't made a bogey in the
tournament and led through the first
two rounds, and Strange completed 54
holes in 197, 13 strokes under par on the
friendly little 6,525-yard Oak Hills
Country Club course.
HAAS, A WINNER of the Hall of
Fame Classic in his last start, played
the third round in 67.
"Still no bogeys. It's getting scary
out there," Haas said. "I keep weaiting
for the wheels to come off."
Leonard Thompson, who preceded
Haas and Strange at Wake Forest,
moved into third alone at 199, two shots
back, with his best effort of the season,
a 6-under-par 64.
"THE LAST seven or eight weeks is
the first time this season I've felt like I
was making any progress, or even
could make any progress. It's been a
tough year," said Thompson.
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