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The Michigan Daily-Saturday, May 23, 1981-Page 15
Birds down Tigers, 4-2
seven hits in eight innings before get-
DETROIT (AP) - Ken Singleton ting relief help in the ninth from Tippy on Champ Summers' sacrifice fly to tie record to 23-12, tops in the American
drove in a pair of runs with a homer and Martinez. The relief pitcher recorded the game, 2-2. League East. Detroit is now six games
a single as the Baltimore Orioles his seventh save. The loss drops the Tigers below the back of Baltimore.
defeated the Detroit Tigers, 4-2, last Baltimore got two runs after two .500 mark again, at 18-19. Since their The Tigers and Orioles go at it again
night at Tiger Stadium. were out in the third. Al Bumbry was ten-game losing streak last month, the today at 2:15 at Tiger Stadium, with a
Singleton's homer, his ninth of the safe on a fielder's choice grounder and Bengals have continually struggled to doubleheader scheduled for Sunday at
season, was a two-out shot into the left scored all the way from first on Rich get over .500. The Orioles up their 1:30.
field stands off Detroit starter Milt Dauer's double to center. Then
Wilcox, 5-4, that snapped a 2-2 tie in the Singleton drove Dauer in with a single.
eighth. Lou Whitaker singled in the Detroit
The Orioles added a run in the ninth fifth, went to third on Al Cowens' hit-
on Gary Roenicke's RBI double, the and-run single and scored on Alan
eighth hit off Wilcox, who went the Trammell's sacrifice fly.
distance for the Tigers. John Wockenfuss hit a leadoff single
Winner Scott McGregor, 5-1, who now in the Detroit sixth, went to third on
has won his last five starts, gave up Lance Parrish's single, and came home/
Cleveland's Blyleven
stops Yankees, 7-3

NEW YORK (AP) - Bo Diaz collec-
ted three RBI's and broke a 3-3 tie in the
fifth inning with a sacrifice fly in
helping Bert Blyleven to his sixth
straight complete-game victory, as the
Cleveland Indians defeated the New
York Yankees 7-3 Friday night.
Diaz singled in two more runs in the
seventh and Rick Manning smashed a
solo home run in the sixth to complete
Cleveland's scoring. Diaz's game-
winning RBI was his fifth of the season.
BLYLEVEN, 6-1, did not allow a run
after the third inning, surrendering
seven hits and striking out eight.
TheYankees got three runs in the
third inning when Barry Foote led off
with a single, took second on Blyleven's
wild pitch and came home on Willie
Randolph's double off the left-center
field wall. Then Jerry Mumphrey,
making his first start since May 10,
singled down the first base line, scoring
Randolph. Reggie Jackson drove in the
final run of the inning with a single to
right, as New York grabbed a 3-0 lead.
Dodgers 4, Reds 2
CINCINNATI (AP)-Dusty Baker's
two-run single in the 12th inning broke a
2-2 tie and gave the Los Angeles
Dodgers a 4-2 victory over the Cincin-
nati Reds last night.
With Doug Bair, 1-1, pitching, Derrel
Thomas of the Dodgers walked leading
off the 12th. Rick Monday, attempting a
sacrifice, beat Bair's throw to first and
was credited with a single. Bill Russell
sacrificed and Ken Landreux was in-
tentionally walked before Baker's tie-
breaking single.
Pirates 3, Phillies 1
PITTSBURGH (AP)-Hot-hitting
Mike Easler rapped a triple and a tie-
breaking single and rookie Pascual
Perez earned his first major league vic-
tory as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated
the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 last night.
Perez, 1-0, a 6-foot-2, 162-pound right-
hander, limited the Phillies to six hits.
He was 0-1 in two games last season.
LOSER LARRY Christenson, 1-4,
held the Pirates hitless over the first
four innings. But Easler, who had two
home runs and a double against Atlanta
Wednesday night, lashed a triple down
the right field line in the fifth and
scored on a sacrifice fly by Phil Garner
to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead.
Padres 5, Braves 2
ATLANTA (AP) - Terry Kennedy
belted a two-run double as the San

Diego Padres handed the Atlanta
Braves their fifth straight setback 5-2
last night.
Kennedy's double came off starter
Tommy Boggs, 1-7, in the third inning
following a walk to Gene Richards and
the second double of the game by
Broderick Perkins.
THE PADRES opened the scoring in
the second inning when Joe Lefebvre
walked, raced to third on Juan Bonilla's
hit-and-run single and scored on a
sacrifice fly by Luis Salazar.
San Diego, which has won seven of its
last 11 games, added another run in the
fourth on a single by Salazar, a
sacrifice by winning pitcher Juan
Eichelberger and a single by Ozzie
Atlanta got a two-run homer from
Claudell Washington, his first of the
year, in the fifth after pinch-hitter Bob
Porter walked.
San Diego picked up its final run in
the sixth when Lefebvre singled, went
to second on a wild pitch and scored on
Flannery's pinch single.
Expos 6, Cubs 3
CHICAGO (AP) - Charlie Lea
allowed only four hits, while pitching
seven shutout innings, and Chris Speier
doubled in three runs as the Montreal
Expos defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-3
Lea, who hurled a no-hitter against
San Francisco May 10 and six days
later shut out the Giants on four hits,
retired 14 batters in a row in one stretch
but was taken out because of a blister
after pitching seven innings.
LEA, 3-1, extended his string of
scoreless innings to 231/3, 4/ innings
short of the club record held by Woodie
The Expos scored three runs in the
second off loser Mike Krukow, 1-5,
when they filled the bases on singles by
Gary Carter and Tim Wallach and a
walk to Warren Cromartie. Speier's
double drove in three runs.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS shortstop Bill Russell leaps over Cincinnati
Reds base runner Ken Griffey while attempting to completea double play in
a game yesterday at Cincinnati. Griffey was out at second and Russell threw
to first in time to get Dave Concepcion and successfully execute the double

College Baseball
New Orleans 2, Michigan 1
Eastern Michigan 15, Nevada-Las Vegas 3
Central Michigan 7, Yale2
Amserican League
Baltimore4, Detroig2
Cleveland7,New York3
Minnesota 7, Kansas CitylO

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