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Sports
Thursday, May 27, 1982

Page 16

The Michigan Daily

Cards pound Giants

8-4, sweep
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tito Lan-
drum sliced a disputed two-run double
and later homered yesterday as the St.
Louis Cardinals pounded out 17 hits in
an 8-4 triumph over the San Francisco
Giants and swept the three-game
series.
The Cardinals, leading the National
League East, also showed some flashy
fielding, including four double plays. It
gave them 37 hits in the series.
SAN FRANCISCO rookie starter
Atlee Hammaker, 2-3, lasted only one-
third of an inning. He gave up singles
to Ozzie Smith and Mike Ramsey, then
hit Lonnie Smith with a pitch to load the
bases with none out. Keith Hernandez
ripped an RBI single to right, Dave
Green drove in another run with a
sacrifice fly and Landrum banged
home two more runs with a double
down the third base line.
San Francisco manager Frank
Robinson yanked Hammaker after a
heated exchange with third base um-
pire Lee Weyer, with Robinson arguing
futilely that Landrum's slicing liner
landed in foul territory.
Fred Breining relieved and im-
mediately yielded a double to Glenn
Brummer. It drove home Landrum
with the final run of the inning and gave
St. Louis a 5-0 lead.
SAN FRANCISCO came back with
two runs in the bottom of the first on
RBI singles by Chili Davis and Reggie
Smith. The Cardinals moved ahead 6-2
in the second inning on Green's RBI
single, which followed hits by Lonnie
Smith and Hernandez.
Consecutive homers by Reggie Smith
and Jack Clark off St. Louis starter,
Steve Mura, 5-3, pulled the Giants to
within two, 6-4, in the sixth inning, but
Landrum gave the Cards a three-run
lead with his second homer of the
season in the eighth.
The Cardinals added a run in the nin-
th on Green's single following Lonie
Smith's single and two stolen bases.
St. Louis reliever Bruce Sutter, who
pitched the last two innings, struck out
the side in ninth. He picked up his 13th
save.
Reds 2, Phillies 0
CINCINNATI (AP)- Cincinnati's
Cesar Cedeno singled home a third-
inning run and right-hander Mario Soto
hurled a four-hitter as the Reds beat the
Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 yesterday.
Soto, 4-4, brought his major league-
leading strikeout total to 87 by fanning
10 Phillies in his fourth complete game
and second shutout of the season. He
retired the first 10 batters and didn't
allow a walk.
CINCINI ATI scored off Mike
Krukow, 4-3, when Herman Barranca
singled with one out in the third.
Krukow walked Dan Driessen with two
out, and Cedeno grounded a single to
right field to score Barranca.
The Reds scored an insurance run in
the eighth, as Dave Concepcion singled
with one out, moved to second on a
single by Driessen, took third on a fly
ball catcher Bo Diaz.
Philadelphia got only two runners as
far as second base. Pete Rose collected
twoof the four hits for the Phillies.

series
Soto struck out Mike Schmidt three
times and Gary Matthews and Garry
Maddox twice each. He came into the
game averaging just under 10
strikeouts per nine innings, and he has
struck out at least 10 batters in five of
his 11 starts. The right-hander has
given up two or fewer runs in eight of
the 11 outings.
Mets 6, Braves 4
ATLANTA (AP) - Wally Backman's
three-run homer and Craig Swan's
brilliant relief pitching sparked the new
York Mets to a 6-4 comeback victory
over the Atlanta Braves yesterday.
Backman's first homer of his career,
off reliever Rick Camp, 3-3, capped a
four-run rally for the Mets in the fifth
inning. Gary Rajsich earlier singled
home a run for the Mets.
SWAN, 3-1, replaced starter Pete
Falcone after the Braves got two run-
ners aboard in. the third. Swan then
retired five batters in a row before pit-
cher Steve Bedrosian reached on an
error and came back to retire six
straight before yielding a sixth-inning
single to Bruce Benedict.
Swan pitched six innings of two-hit
ball before Neil Allen worked the ninth,
posting his 12th save.
Atlanta took a 3-0 lead in the first.
Claudell Washington beat out an infield
hit, took second on Glenn Hubbard's
.sacrifice, stole third and scored when
catcher John Stearns threw the ball into
left field. One out later, Bob Horner
walked and scored when Bob Watson
hit his first homer of the season.
Blue Jays 7, Yankees 0
NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonnell
scored twice and drove in four runs to
back Dave Stieb's four-hitter as the
Blue Jays routed New York 7-0 yester-
day snapping the Yankees' six-game
winning streak.
Stieb, 3-5, struck out five and walked
one while pitching his fifth complete
game and third shutout of the season.
AFTER YIELDING a double to
Oscar Gamble and a walk to John
Mayberry with two out in the first in-
ning, Stieb retired 14 in a row until
Willie Randolph doubled with one out in
the sixth. The other Yankee hits were
singles by Dave Collins in the eighth
and by Oscar Gamble in the ninth.
Alfredo Griffin started Toronto's
third-inning rally with a bunt single.
One out later, Garth Iorg singled to left,
with Griffin going to third. Bonnell
doubled home both runners and later
scored on Wayne Nordhagen's double.
After Jesse Barfield was walked in-
tentionally, Willie Upshaw singled off
the glove of Mayberry at first base,
loading the bases and knocking out
loser Rudy May, 1-3. Nordhagen scored
on Buck Martinez's sacrifice fly.
Rangers 5, Orioles 3
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)- John
Grubb clubbed his first home run of the
season and rookie Mike Richardt
smacked three hits yesterday to lead
the Texas Rangers past Baltimore 5-3
and hand the Orioles only their second
loss in their last eight games.

AP Photo
RoyaI Return
Tennis star Billie Jean King returns a shot during her match with Leigh Ann
Thompson yesterday. King, seeded 10th in the tournament, won 6-4, 6-4 to
advance to today's third round where she will face Lucia Romanov.
"
Thinclads shoot for
individual AAWtitles

By RON POLLACK
Usually a coach stresses team goals
over individual ones. But Michigan
women s track coach Francie
Goodridge is doing the exact opposite
for the AIAW National Championships
which are being held today through
Saturday.
Michigan had several performers
qualify for this meet, but rather than
compete in the team competition, the
Wolverine participants will try for in-
dividual titles instead.
"THERE WAS a shot for us to do well
as a team in the meet, but we made the
decision to go individual and try for in-
dividual titles in the different events,"
said Goodridge. "All our entries have a
good shot at winning the title. Not only
do (Penny) Neer and (Debra) Williams
have an excellent chance, but Sue
(Frederick) has improved all season
and (Joanna) Bullard was the high
jump champ in the Big Ten for both in-
doors and outdoors.
"I think Melanie (Weaver) is
definitely one of the best at 10,000 and
Lisa (Larsen) has been coming on real
strong, so we'll have a good shot at
some titles. We decided to go individual
championships instead of team because
some of the girls would have had to
have run in several events instead of
just their specialty event."
Of the Michigan participants in the

AIAW's, four individuals and one relay
team took first place finishes at last
week's Big Ten Championships.
IN THE discus, Neer took first place
with a throw of 178'6". She also came in
fourth in the shot put. She will compete
in both events at the AIAWs.
Another conference champion for
Michigan was Williams, who won in the
javelin competition with a toss of
157'1". This was her fourth straight Big-
Ten title, making her the only woman
ever to do so.
The Wolverines got yet another first-
place finish in the field events from
Bullard in the high jump. The Ann Ar-
bor native took the title with a jump of
5'10", a new Big Ten record.
MICHIGAN GOT its other individual
title in the 10,000-meter run, where
Weaver won with a time of 35:14.2.
The only relay victory garnered by
Michigan took place in the 4x100-meter
relay. The quartet of Renee Turner,
Brenda Kazinec, Lorrie Thornton and
Catherine Sharpe won in a new Big Ten
record time of 45.99. These four runners
will team up to run both the 4x100 relay
and sprint medley.
Michigan's other entrants in the
AIAW National Championships include
Melody Middleton (heptathalon),
Frederick (1,500 meters), Larson (3,000
meters) and Kazinec (200 meters).

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