The Michigan Daily-Friday, May 22, 1981-Page 19
MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Milwaukee dumps Minnesota, 8-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Gorman
Thomas drove in five runs with a pair of
homers, his 10th and 11th of the year,
giving him the American League lead
and leading the Milwaukee Brewers to
an 8-2victory over the Minnesota Twins
Pete Vukovich, 4-2, allowed one run
and eight hits in seven innings of work
in winning his fourth consecutive
decision. Jamie Easterly finished as
the Brewers stretched their winning
streak to six games. The Twins have
dropped eight ina row.
MILWAUKEE TOOK a 1-0 lead off
Minnesota starter Pete Redfern, 3-4, in
the second inning. Thomas drew a
leadoff walk, went to third on Ben
Oglivie's single and scored on a
sacrifice fly by Ted Simmons.
Milwaukee hiked the lead to 6-0 and
chased Redfern with five runs in the
third. Jim Gantner led off with a walk
and one out later Cecil Cooper singled.
Thomas then belted the first of his two
homers over the left field wall.
Ogilvie followed with a single that
kayoed Redfern. Darrell Jackson came
in and walked the first two batters he
faced to load the bases and then gave up
an RBI single to Mark Brouhard. John
Verhoeven relieved and allowed a
sacrifice fly by Ed Romero.
Thomas followed a single by Cooper
in the seventh with his second homer.
MInnesota scored in the sixth when
Roy Smalley doubled, advanced to
third on a single by Butch Wynegar and
came home on a grounder by John
Castino and Gary Ward's sacrifice fly
produced a run in the ninth.
Joe Strain and Bill Buckner singled.
The victim was Frank Pastore, 1-2.
Durham also doubled in the second
inning, went to third on a single by
Steve Henderson, who broke an 0-for-24
slump, and scored as Jerry Morales
bounced into a force play.
Durham singled and stole second in
the fourth but was stranded. Durham
also singled in the eighth, sending
Buckner, who beat out a bunt, to third.
Buckner scored on a sacrifice fly by
Martz, 2-2, allowed only one hit
through the first six innings, an infield
single by Ray Knight in the second. The
Reds scored in the seventh when
George Foster doubled and came home
on Larry Bittner's single.
Martz gained his first complete game
in the majors. It also was the first com-
plete game of the season for a Cubs'
Cardinals 3, Astros 1
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie John Mar-
tin fired a four-hitter in his sixth major
league start, and the St. Louis Car-
dinals converted four hits and two
Houston errors into a 3-1 victory over
the Houston Astros yesterday.
Martin, 4-0, a 25-year-old lefthander
who started the season in the minors,
outdueled Houston's Nolan Ryan, who
left after 62/3 innings. Ryan, 3-2, yielded
three of the five St. Louis hits and set
down 14 batters in a row after the Car-
dinals scored twice in the first.
ST. LOUIS wasted Garry Tem-
pleton's leadoff single when he was
caught stealing. But after Tony Scott
flied out, Keith Fernandez drew one of
Ryan's three walks and went to third on
George Hendrick's single. Dane Iorg
delivered an RBI single and after
second baseman Rafael Landestey
booted Ken Oberkfell's grounder for an
error, Hendrick scored on a wild pitch.
Dave Roberts' homer in the seventh
spoiled the shutout bid by Martin, who
walked two and struck out one.
But St. Louis added a run in the bot-
tom of the seventh on third baseman
Roberts' throwing error on Tom Herr's
grounder, a stolen base and Tem-
Aside from Roberts' homer, the only
Houston runner to advance beyond
second base was Terry Puhl. He singled
with two out in the third inning, stole
second and continued to third on a
throwing error by catcher Orlando
Sanchez but Kiko Garcia flied out.
Houston's Art Howe extended his hit-
ting streak to 20 games with a second-
Major League Standings
W L Pct. GB W L Pct. GB
Cubs 5, Reds 1 St. Louis .. 21 10 .677 - Baltimore ........ 22 11 .667 -
Philadelphia ...... 23 14 .622 1 Cleveland ......... 19 11 .633 11/
CHICAGO (AP) - Leon Durham Montreal ..........20 16 .556 31% New York......... 22 14 .611 11/2
smashed a three-run homer, a double Pittsburgh ........ 14 16 .467 61/ Milwaukee ........ 20 15 .571 3
and a pair of singles and rookie-Randy New York ......... 9 24 .273 13 Boston ............19 16 .543 4
Martz pitched a seven-hitter yesterday Chicago............6 27 .182 16 Detroit ........... 18 18 .500 51
to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory WEST Toronto ........... 12 26 .316 121/
over the Cincinnati Reds, ending a pair Los Angeles ....... 27 11 .711 - WEST
of eight-game streaks. Cincinnati ........ 22 15 .595 4% Oakland .......... 25 15 .625 -
The triumph was only the sixth of the San Francisco .... 21 20 .512 7% Chicago ............19 15 .559 3
season for the Cubs and ended an eight- Atlanta ........... 18 18 .500 8 Texas ............. 19 16 .543 31
game losing streak. It also halted the Houston...........19 20 .487 81/% California ......... 20 20 .500 5
Reds' string of eight victories. San Diego ......... 15 24 .385 12% Seattle............ 12 24 .333 11
DURHAM'S HOMER, his third of the Minnesota ........ 11 25 .306 12
season, came in the sixth inning after (Late games not included) Kansas City ....... 9 21 .300 11
Angels 2, Orioles 0
BALTIMORE (AP) - Dan Ford hita
home run while Doug Ru and Don
ase combined on a seven-hitter as the
California Angels defeated Baltimore 2-
0 last night, ending the Orioles' eight-
game winning streak.
Ford, who was 10-for-21 against the
Orioles last season and had three hits in
Wednesday night's game, connected for
his eighth homer of the season in the
Jim Palmer, 2-2, who had beaten the
Angels five times ina row, also allowed
an RBI single by Ed Ott in the seventh
before fanning Rod Carew with the
bases loaded for the final out.
Mariners .6, Indians 3
CLEVELAND (AP( - Glenn Abbott,
Jerry Don Gleaton and Larry Andersen
combined to scatter nine hits, and Jerry
Narron drove in three runs to pace a 14-
hit attack, sparking the 'Seattle
Mariners to a 6-3 victory over the
Cleveland Indians last night.
Abbott, 1-4; yielded seven hits in
seven innings to earn the triumph
Milwakee, Minnesota 2
Seattle , Cleveland 3
California 2, Baltimore 0
St. Luis 3, Husonn
Maine 10Central Michigan 2
New York 5, Minnesota
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