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Page 18 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, May 26, 1983




Michigan outfielder Dan Disher grimaces in pain after missing a line drive
in a game earlier in the season at Fisher Stadium. Disher, who also pitches,

Doily Photo by BRIAN MASCK


has not seen much action in the outfield lately. Michigan's regular out-
fielders are Fred Erdmann, Dale Sklar and Mike Watters.

Walk record spurs Braves, 6-0


ATLANTA (AP) - Rookie Craig
McMurtry hurled a three-hit shutout for
his seventh victory and Atlanta
received a major league record-tying
seven consecutive walks as the Braves
beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 yester-
McMurtry, 7-1, won his sixth decision
in a row and recorded his first shutout.
He fanned eight, walked three and
retired 18 consecutive batters in one
THE BRAVES drew the seven suc-
cessive walks after two were out in the
third inning, scoring four runs without a
hit. The walks tied the major league
mark set in 1909 when the Chicago
White Sox received seven in a game

against the Washington Senators. The
old National League mark of six was
accomplished five times, the last when
Brooklyn pitchers did it against the
New York Giants in 1944.
Jim Bibby, 1-5, started the walking
string when he issued two-out passes to
Dale Murphy, Bob Horner, Bob Watson
and Glenn Hubbard.
Milwaukee 7, Oakland 6
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hot-hitting
Cecil Cooper smacked a two-run homer
and Robin Yount stroked a two-run
triple yesterday to lead the Milwaukee
Brewers to a 7-6 victory over the
Oakland A's. Cooper, on an eight-game

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hitting streak, capped a three-run third
inning with his seventh homer of the
Jim Gantner started off the third with
a triple to right. Ned Yost singled to
score Gantner and Cooper followed
with his homer to right.
The A's narrowed the Brewers' lead
to 3-1 when Jeff Burrough's run-scoring
hit, the first off Milwaukee winner
MooseH Bas, 2-1, skipped off Yount's
glove at short. Mike Davis, who had
reached base when he was hit by a pitch
and advanced to second on a groundout,
scored on Burroughs' hit.
Giants 7, Mets 6
NEW YORK (AP) - Johnnie
LeMaster's three-run homer in the
fourth inning carried the San Francisco
Giants to a 7-7 victory over the New
York Mets yesterday afternoon.
The game saw Giant relief pitcher
Jim Barr and Manager Frank Robinson
engage in an angry confrontation on the
mound in the seventh inning.
With the Mets threatening with men
on first and second with two out, Robin-
son started towards the mound to
replace Barr, who had a 1-0 count on
Brian Giles. Instead of waiting for the
manager to reach the mound, Barr
walked toward the dugout and flipped
the ball to Robinson, who promptly
grabbed the pitcher by the arm and
spun him back to the mound.
A bested exchange followed while
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reliever Greg Minton was coming in
from the bullpen. Dave Kingman's
three-run homer, his ninth of the
season, sparked a four-run first inning
after the Giants had taken a 2-0 lead to
start the game.
St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 2
CINCINATTI (AP) - Ken Oberkfell
collected three hits and John Stuper
survived early wildness to pitch the St.
Louis Cardinals to a 7-2 victory over the
Cincinnati Reds yesterday afternoon.
Stuper, 5-2, had control problems in
the first two innings, when he walked
five batters. He settled down to give up
only five hits while issuing one more
walk to register hits second complete
game of the season.
The Reds scored in the first when
Gary Redus walked, stole second and
took third on catcher Darrell Porter's
errant throw. Eddie Milner then
walked, and Dave Concepcion groun-
ded into a run-producing double play.
Los Angeles 6, Phillies 1
Hooton and Dave Stewart limited
Philadelphia to six hits, including Gary
Matthews' homer that halted the
Phillies' scoreless streak at 42 2/3 in-
nings, and Pedro Guerrero drove in
three runs that led the Los Angeles
Dodgers to a 6-1 victory last night.
Matthews' fourth home run of the
season, a two-out shot in the bottom of
the eighth inning, brought the crowd of
22,735 to its feet with a thunderous
ovation - but it didn't keep the Phillies
from losing their fifth ina row.
Hooton, 3-2, allowed five hits in six
innings before Stewart took over and
picked up his fifth save. The Dodgers'
pitchers had put together three con-
secutive complete-game shutouts
before Wednesday night's game. Their
scoreless-inning streak was halted at

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