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Tigers
DETROIT (AP)-Richie Hebner's
two-run triple keyed a five-run second
inning and left-hander Dan Schatzeder
pitched a four-hitter as the Tigers rom-
ped to a 14-1 victory over the Texas
Rangers yesterday night.
It was the first complete game of the
season for Schatzeder, 2-2, who walked
one and struck out one. Buddy Bell's
homer in the ninth accounted for Texas'
only run.
DETROIT TOOK a 1-0 lead in the first
after Alan Trammell walked, went to
third on Steve Kemp's single and came
home on Champ Summers' two-out
single.
In the second, Tom Brookens was
safe on a fielder's choice grounder,
went to second when Doc Medich, 3-3,
walked Lou Whitaker and came home
on a single by Rick Peters. Trammell
singled Whitaker home and Steve
Comer came on for Medich before Heb-
ner greeted Comer with a triple to score
Peters and Whitaker. Summers com-
pleted the five-run inning by singling
home Hebner.
THE TIGERS picked up three more
runs in the fourth on Lance Parrish's
two-run single and an RBI single by Al
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the fifth.
Cowens had another RBI single and
Brookens hit a three-run homer for the
Tigers in the eighth.
Medich was tagged for five runs on
four hits, walking four, in the 1 1-3 in-
nings he worked.
Hawks hire coach
ATLANTA (AP)-Kevin Loughery
decided to become the new coach of the
National Basketball Association's
Atlanta Hawks yesterday after weeks
of mulling over what a move to the
South would mean to his family.
"Basketball is my livelihood-being a
pro basketball coach-and the coaching
opportunity here is a good one,"
Loughery said.
COUGHERY HAD been offered the
job in April but took weeks to announce
his decision because he wanted to be
sure his wife and two teen-age sons
would be happy moving from New York
to Atlanta.
He said he and his wife, Sheila,
"visited Atlanta and met the basketball
people there. 'We were delighted with
the basketball situation in Atlanta. We
liked the town extremely well, were
delighted with the people. It's a very
snnal nnnnrtnnity fnr us."

The former New Jersey Nets coach
made his comments in anhEnterprise
Radio interview Tuesday shortly after
telling Hawks President Mike Gearon
he would become coach of the team.
Reds 5, Cubs 0
CHICAGO {(AP) -Ray Knight's
bases-loaded single and atwo-run pinch
double by Harry Spilman highlighted a
five-run sixth inning yesterday as the
Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs
5-0 and gave Tom Seaver the 250th vic-
tory of his career.
The triumph was the seventh straight
for the Reds, while the Cubs went
reeling to their seventh loss in a row
and 26th of the season against only five
victories.
SEAVER HAD a two-hit shutout
working when he left for a pinch-hitter
in the sixth after experiencing tightness
in his left thigh.
The veteran right-hander hiked his
season record to 5-1 and his career
mark to 250-142. Paul Moskau gained
his second save.
Rick Reuschel, 1-5, took the loss.
RON OESTER opened the sixth with
a double and went to third on a single by
Ken Griffey. George Foster struck out,
but Dan Driessen walked to fill the
bases before Knight singled in the first
two runs.
Junior Kennedy singled in another
before Spilman, batting for Seaver,
doubled in two more.
Seaver had only one troublesome in-
ning, and that was the second when Jim
Tracy and Hector Cruz both singled
with one out and Tim Blackwell walked
to fill the bases. Seaver struck out
Rauschel and Ivan DeJesus to end the
threat.
Red Sox 4, Mariners 0-
BOSTON (AP)-Veteran Frank

Tanana pitched a five-hitter for his first
Boston victory and Carl Yastrzemski
doubled home two runs in the fifth in-
ning tolead the Red Sox to a 4-0 victory
over the Seattle Mariners Tuesday
night.
Tanana, acquired from California
last winter, struck out nine and walked
only two for his 25th career shutout af-
ter losing his first four decisions .with
the Red Sox.
TONY PEREZ accounted for
Boston's other two runs by drilling his
fifth homer after Jim Rice had walked
to start the eighth.
The Red Sox had only one hit in the
first four innings, but they shelled Seat-
tle starter Mike Parrott, 1-3, in the fifth.
Rookie Rich Gedman walked and
Jerry Remy and Dwight Evans singled,
loading the bases. Yastrzemski then
lined his 589th career double off the
scoreboard in left field, scoring Ged-
man and Remy.
Indians 7, Angels 3
CLEVELAND (AP) - Catcher Bo
Diaz cracked a three-run homer and
Dan Spilner scatfered six hits in eight
innings in his first start of the season to
give the Cleveland Indians a 7-3 victory
over the California Angels Tuesday
-night.
Spillner, who had previously pitched
just 111/ innings of relief, survived a
shaky start and struck out nine in win-
ning his first decision. Mike Stanton
pitched the final inning for the Indians.
The Angels, suffering only their third
loss in 10 outings, took a 2-0 lead in the
second. Brian Downing singles, and
walks to Ed Ott anti Bobby Grich loaded
the bases. Butch Hobson's sacrifice fly
brought one run in and Rod Carew's
single scored Ott when Diaz dropped
the throw from left fielder Miguel
Dilone for an error.

LENNY RANDLE OF The Seattle Mariners, right, disputes the call
declaring Carney Lansford of the Boston Red Sox safe on a second base steal
in the second inning of last night's game in Boston.

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