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Page 14-Friday, May 21:1982-The Michigan Daily

Cannavino
signs
with
Eagles

By RON POLLACK
Whoever said "there's safety in numbers" obviously-
wasn't referring to former Michigan linebacker Andy Can-
navino.
Cannavino, who was cut by the Detroit Lions last summer
in his bid to make their roster as a rookie, is one of 51 free
agents who have been signed by the Philadelphia Eagles.
THESE 51 players will join this year's Eagle draft choices
and 50 returning veterans in a quest for 45 spots on the
Philadelphia roster.
"Maybe we don't normally bring in that many free agen-
ts," said Philadelphia Public Relations Director Jim
Gallagher. "Fifty-one might be a little high. But this year's
draft wasn't that deep and so more teams have been signing
more free agents."
As for why Cannavino was signed, Gallagher said, "I
wouldn't be surprised if one of our scouts saw him last year

when he was trying out with the Lions, and put a check by his
name as if to say 'get him if he becomes available.' "
WHEN ASKED to assess the linebacking corps that Can-
navino will be trying to break into, Gallagher said, "It's one
of the stronger areas on our team."
Cannavino has been with the team "a week or two," accor-
ding to Gallagher, during which time he has been running
and lifting weights. The Eagles' draft choices have not repor-
ted as yet.
Cannavino was selected by Detroit in the 10th round of the
1981 draft, but was released in the team's second to last cut
during the pre-season, which reduced the squad's roster to 50
players. During his senior year at Michigan (1980), Can-
navino earned All-Big Ten honors from both the Associated
Press and United Press International. He is currently second
on the all-time Michigan tackling list with 385, placing him
behind only Ron Simpkins. Cannavino played at Michigan
from 1977-1980.

MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP:
Cardinals run past Padres, 6-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tito Landrum and
Lonnie Smith drove in two runs apiece,
and Dave LaPoint worked seven strong
innings in his first start of the season to
give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-3 vic-
tory over the San Diego Padres yester-
day.
LaPoint, 2-0, yielded eight hits,
walked one and struck out five in his
stint, getting two innings of relief help
fromBruce Sutter.
TRAILING 1-0, the Cardinals scored
four runs in the third inning off Padres
starter Chris Welsh, 1-1. Glenn Brum-
mer led off the third with a double,
moved to third on a sacrifice by
LaPoint andscored on a single by Ozzie
Smith.
Mike Ramsey reached on a bunt
single, and after Keith Hernandez forced
Ramsey at second, Welsh walked
George Hendrick and Lonnie Smith to
forcesin a run. Landrum followed with
a two-run single to left to make it 4-1.
San Diego scored its first-inning run
when Alan Wiggins walked, advanced
on a balk, stole third and scored on
Garry Templeton's groundout.
Wiggins' solo homer in the bottom of
the third cut the St. Louis lead to 4-2.
Ramsey led off the Cardinals fifth
with a single, stole second and scored
on a two-out single by Lonnie Smith. St.
Louis got its final run in the eighth when
Lonnie Smith singled, moved to second
on a sacrifice by Landrum and scored
on Brummer's double.
Terry Kennedy smacked a solo
homer in the bottom of the ninth off Sut-
ter for San Diego's third run.
Giants 3, Pirates 1
SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- Joe
Morgan's two-run single with two out in
the eighth broke a 1-1 tie and gave the
San Francisco Giants a 34 victory over
the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday.
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Guy Sularz led off the Giants eighth
with a walk. Johnnie LeMaster
sacrificed Sularz to second, and Jim
Wohlford was walked intentionally. One
out later, Rod Scurry's wild pitch ad-
vanced the runners and Morgan, who
had just two hits in his previous 23 at-
bats, singled to right for two runs.
Brewers 4, Angels 1
MILWAUKEE (AP)- Run scoring
doubles by Don Money and Ben Oglivie
highlighted a three-run Milwaukee first
inning, and Moose Haas pitched a six-
hitter to help the Brewers beat Califor-
nia 4-1 yesterday, snapping the Angels'
six-game winning streak.
Money, who hit a two-run homer
Wednesday night to account for
Milwaukee's only scoring, lined a shot
down the left field line to score Paul
Molitor, who had singled, and Cecil
Cooper, who doubled.
OGLIVE THEN'blooped a double to the
opposite field off Angels left-hander
Geoff Zahn, 5-2, scoring Money. It was
Oglivie's first run batted in since May 9.
Haas, 2-1, struck out six in recording
his first complete game of the year as
the Brewers snapped a three-game
losing streak. He walked only one bat-
ter, raising his season total to three.
The Angels scored their only run in
the third on a sacrifice fly by Brian
Downing, scoring Tim Foli. Foli singled
and advanced to third on a single by
Bob Boone. Bobby Grich bounced into a
double play to end the inning.
The Brewers scored their final run in
the fourth. Mark Brouhard led off with
a single and moved to third on a single
and a double play grounder. He scored
when Charlie Moore bunted and cat-
cher Bob Boone threw low to first base
for an error.
Orioles 6, Twins 0
BALTIMORE (AP)- Scott
McGregor hurled a five-hitter and
rookie Cal Ripken Jr. drove in three
runs as the Baltimore Orioles defeated
Minnesota 6-0 yesterday and continued
their recent mastery of the Twins.

AP Photo
CALIFORNIA ANGEL Rob Wilfong forces Milwaukee Brewer Gin Gantner
at second and throws to first to complete a double play in yesterday's game
in Milwaukee. The Brewers came out on top, 4-1.

Ripken, who has gone 15-for-37 while
hitting safely in nine of his last 10
games, doubled a run home in the
second inning off Pete Redfern, 2-5, and

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rapped a two-run single in the fourth.
A home run by Ken Singleton, which
center fielder Tom Brunansky failed to
hold after grabbing the ball above the
fence, triggered a three-run burst in the
second. Jim Dwyer walked, Joe Nolan
singled and Ripken doubled home a
run. Lenn Sakata followed Ripken's
double with a sacrifice fly.
SCORES
Amserican League
Detroit11, Oaklandr3
Bestona11, Scttle 2
Toronato2, Cleveland 0
Bu"tmoe6, Minnesota 0
Milwaukee 4, Calitarnia 1
National League
Sun Fruucisco3, Pittsbuegh
St. Louis 6, 5Sn iego 3

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