Friday, August 14, 1981
The Michigan Daily
Detroit bats slent in
3-0 New York win
Frazier and Dave Wehrmeister. These
By STEVE HOOK two rookies stimulated some brief
Daily staff writer Tiger rallys, but no Bengals would
Special to the Daily cross the plate in this game.
DETROIT- The New York Yankees THE YANKEES retained their two-
playfully baited the Detroit Tigers last run lead, which they grabbed in the fir-
night, amusing themselves in the st inning, and never let go. Dan Petry
process of a 3-0 shutout. gave away the two runs-and the game
Ron Guidry thoroughly whipped the early on, walking Willie Randolph on
hometown boys for the first five in- four pitches to open the game. He then
nings, giving up just one hit, before yielded three singles, to Jerry Mum-
being mercifully replaced by two new phrey, Oscar Gamble and Graig Net-
and untested relief pitchers-George tles, along with a base-on-balls to
Detroit fan favorite Reggie Ja
For the Tigers, it was "c
many times we could foil a r
they had a lot to include by
runners in each of the last fiv
In other words, it was a classi
drubbing, and confirmed th(
gap existing between the two t
season. The Yankees now
Bengals by a touchdown in the
The Tigers reached base
more often than hits-Alan T
Steve Kemp, Richie Hebner,;
Jones were the only Bengals
base for the evening without t
given to a first base pass. All
The Yankees grabbed 11
singles-from Petry and his t
ckson. cessors, Aurelio Lopez, George Cap-
ount how puzzello, and Dave Tobik.
ally" and All the Yankee starters but Dave
stranding Revering and Rick Cerone got base hits
e innings. and it took some gutsy pitching in jams
ic Yankee for the Tiger hurlers to avoid a total
e distinct defamation.
eams this The Yankees, who took -the first
lead the season Eastern Division crown, are
series, 7- guaranteed a spot in the post-season
on walks The Tigers-now in the midst of a
rammell, three-game losing streak-need to
and Lynn reverse their unsuccessful showing of
to reach the past few days if they expect to join
the credit the Bronx Bombers in the playoffs
their hits come October.
Just 20,957 patrons paid to see last
hits-all night's contest-a noticeably small tur-
hree suc- nout for a Yankee series.
MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP:
Bosox rip Chisox, 9-6
BOSTON (AP)- Carl Yastrzemski
drove in three runs with a homer and a
double yesterday, leading the Boston
Red Sox to a 9-6 victory over the
Chicago White Sox.
With the two hits, Yastrzemski, who
will be 42 next week, moved into a tie
with Paul Waner for 10th place among
baseball's career hit leaders at 3,052.
THE RED SOX scored seven runs in
the first three innings, routing starter
Reggie Patterson, making his major
league debut, with a four-run second
With one out in the first, Dwight
Evans singled and Yastrzemski
followed with a drive over the Chicago
bullpen in right field for his fourth home
run of the season and the 423rd of his
Rich Gedman triggered the second-
inning uprising with a double. He took
third on a single by Rick Miller and
scored on a single by Julio Valdez. The
Red Sox added three runs on a walk,. a.
fielder's choice, a wild pitch, another
fielder's choice, a double by Jim Rice
and a passed ball.
DOUBLES BY Miller and Yastrzem-
ski made it 7-0 in the third.
Steve Crawford, 0-5 before the
players' strike June 12, was tagged for
four runs in the third. Mike Squires
drove in the first with a sacrifice fly and
Bill Almon followed with a three-run
homer, his third-his major league
Crawford gave way to Mark Clear in
the fourth, and he earned his eighth vic-
tory in nine decisions by holding the
White Sox to three hits and one run in
the next three innings.
THE RED SOX added an insurance
run in the seventh off reliever Ed Far-
mer on two walks, a single by Gedman
and a double-play grounder, and
another in the eighth on a double by
Evans and a single by Rice.
Chicago's Harold Baines hit his four-
th home run of the season leading off
the eighth inning against reliever Bill
The series windup drew a crowd of
18,688 for a four-game total of 77,061, an
average of 19,265. For a three-game
weekend series last year here, the two
teams averaged nearly 31,000.
Cubs 5, Mets 1
CHICAGO (AP) - Jody Davis' three-
run homer and a two-run pinch homer
by Jerry Morales powered the Chicago
Cubs past the, New York Mets 6-1
yesterday for the Cubs'first victory in
baseball's second season.
Third baseman Hubie Brooks, who
has had a brilliant series at bat and in
the field, gave the Mets a 1-0 lead with
his second homer of 1981 in the fourth
inning. But the Cubs came back with
three runs in the bottom of the fourth on
a walk, a single by Bobby Bonds and
Davis' second homer of the season, off
starter and loser Greg Harris, (2-2).
THE CUBS added three runs in the
fifth. Steve Dillard tripled and'scored
on Morales' first homer of the year.
Two walks and a double by Hector Cruz
accounted for the other run.
Doug Bird, acquired from the New
York Yankees for Rick Reuschel just
before the players strike June 12, was
the winner in his first start for the Cubs.
Bird, who was 5-1 with the Yankees,
gave up one run and five hits in five in-
nings. Mike Griffin, also obtained in the
Reuschel deal, took over in the sixth
and blanked the Mets on four hits the
rest of the way for his first save.
Padres 5, Astros 1
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Terry Kennedy
drove in three runs with a single and
double to lead the San Diego Padres
over the Houston Astros 9-1 yesterday,
the Padres' first victory in four games
since the season resumed.
Rookie left-hander Chris Welsh, (4-4),
limited Houston to six hits before
leaving the game with leg cramps after
the seventh inning.
THE PADRES scored twice off
Astros starter Bob Knepper, 5-2, in the
third inning. An :error by left fielder
Jose Cruz contributed to the first run.
After Ruppert Jones walked, Jose
Moreno doubled down the left field line,
Jones racing home when Cruz fumbled
the ball. Moreno scored on Juan
San Diego added two more runs in the
fourth of a leadoff walk to Gene
Richards, Kennedy's run-scoring
double and Luis Salazar's single.
Welsh shut out the Astros until the fif-
New York 3. Detroit 0
Boston 9, Chicago 6
Baltimore 2, Kansas City 1
Milwaukee 8. Cleveland 5
Mon-reatS., Pittsburgh 2
St. Louis5, Philadelphia 2
th when Terry Puhl singled, Dickie
Thon doubled and pinch-hitter Gary
Woods grounded out.
San Diego made it 5-1 in the sixth
when reliever Bobby Sprowl walked
Kennedy, who took third on Salazar's
double and scored on Randy Bass'
Kennedy had a two-run single as the
Padres added three runs in the seventh.
Ozzie Smith, who ended an 0-22 streak
with a seventh-inning single, doubled
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX center fielder Chet Lemon is restrained by manager
Tony LaRussa and teammate Tony Bernazard as Lemon argued with home
plate umpire John Shulock in the eighth inning yesterday at Fenway Park in
Boston. Shulock tossed Lemon out of the game after he threw his hat. The
White Sox bit the dust in the contest, losing to the Red Sox, 9-6.