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Page 14 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, June 16, 1983


Evans blasted three home runs and
drove in six runs and Fred Breining
fired a four-hitter after pitching 5 1-3
perfect innings as the San Francisco
Giants crushed the Houston Astros 7-1
Evans tied Atlanta's Dale Murphy for
the National League lead in homers
with 18, ran his career total to 250 and
became the first Giant since Gary Mat-
thews in 1976 to hit three homers in one
EVANS HIT his first two homers - a
solo shot in the first inning and a three-
run blast in the third - off Houston
starter Mike LaCoss, 4-5.
The- left-handed slugger ripped a
crisp line drive that was speared by
Houston first baseman Ray Knight in
the fifth. After Max Venable's solo-
... hits numbers 16, 17, and 18
homer in the sixth gave San Francisco
a 5-0 lead, Evans became the first
National Leaguer since Claudell
Washington to hit three homers in a
game when he smacked a two-run shot
deep into the right field seats.
It was the first time in Evans' in his
13-year career that he hit three homers
in a game.
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3 homers power
Orioles 11, Brewers 8 walked two. The only run off the left-
hander came in the second inning when
MILWAUKEE (AP} - John Shelby Willie Upshaw was hit by a pitch and
singled home the winning run in the Buck Martinez doubled him home.
10th inning and Cal Ripkin Jr. drove in Yankees 8, Indians 5
five runs yesterday as the streaking
Baltimore Orioles came back from a CLEVELAND (AP) - Graig Nettles
seven-run deficit to defeat the cracked a three-run homer to cap a
Milwaukee Brewers 11-8. five-run first inning last night as the
Joe Nolan started the Baltimore 10th New York Yankees snapped a four-
by reaching second when first baseman game losing streak with an 8-5 victory
Cecil Cooper fielded his grounder and over the Cleveland Indians.
overthrew losing pitcher Bob Gibson, Shane Rawley, 7-5, surrendered nine
1-1, who was covering the bag. Nolan hits, striking out two and walking five
was sacrificed to third and scored on en route to his sixth complete game of
Shelby's single to right as the Orioles the season.
won their eighth game in their last nine THE YANKEES, who evened their
and their 11th in their last 13. record at 30-30, batted around in the fir-
THE ORIOLES are 14-4 against st against Juan Eichelberger, 3-4.
Milwaukee over the last two seasons. In the fifth, the Indians pulled within
Baltimore, down 7-0 after six innings, two runs when Manny Trillo's grounder
pulled even at 7-7 with two runs in the scored Mike Hargrove, who had walked
eighth. and moved to third on Adnre Thornton's
Tippy Martinez, 4-2, hurled the final double.
two innings to get the victory. New York added a run in the eighth
Brewer starter Rick Waits scattered off reliever Bud Anderson on a double
seven hits over 6 1-3 innings until the by Robertson and an RBI single by
Orioles erupted for five runs in the Griffey, his third hit of the night.



seventh. Singles by Hernandez and Len
Sakata and an RBI double by Rick
Dempsey scored the Orioles' first run.
After reliever Tom Tellmann walked
Shelby to load the bases, Dan Ford hita
sacrifice fly and Ripken lined a three-
run homer, his 11th of the season, as the
Orioles closed to within 7-5.
Mark Brouhard slammed a two-run
homer to lead Milwaukee's attack.
A's 10, Blue Jays 1
TORONTO (AP) - Davey Lopes
drove in seven runs with a double, triple
and a grandslam homer and rookie Bill
Krueger scattered eight hits for his first
major-league complete game as the
Oakland A's routed the Toronto Blue
Jays 10-1 last night.
Lopes, in his 11th big-league season,
drove in two runs with a second-inning
double off Luis Leal, 5-6, added a run-
scoring triple in the fourth against
Dave Geisel, then tagged the Toronto
reliever for his seventh homer of the
year and third career grand slam in the
Krueger, 5-5, struck out eight and

Cards deal Hernandez
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York
Mets obtained former National League
batting champion Keith Hernandez
from the St. Louis Cardinals in ex-
change for pitchers Neil Allen and Rick
Ownbey in a deal announced eight
hours before the major league trading
deadline yesterday.
Hernandez, 29, shared the National
League Most Valuable Player award
with Willie Stargell in 1979 when he bat-
ted .344. He came into the 1982 season
with a career .299 batting average and
was hitting .284 with three home runs
and 26 runs batted in for the Cardinals
this season.
THE CARDINALS immediately sent
Ownbey to their Louisville farm club of
the American Association.
Allen, 25, came to the majors in 1979
and established himself as the ace of

... now a Met
the New York bullpen the next year
when he won seven games and saved 22
others. In his first four seasons, he
posted 67 saves and 23 victories.
Mariners, White Sox
swap 2B men
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle
Mariners and Chicago White Sox swap-
ped second basemen yesterday with
Seattle sending Julio Cruz, the top base-
stealer in the major leagues this
season, to the White Sox and Tony Ber-
nazard going to Seattle.
Cruz has been the Mariners' second
baseman since July, 1977, while Ber-
nazard was in his third season with the
White Sox.
Bernazard, 26, a switch hitter, has
played in all 59 games for Chicago this
year, batting .262 with two home runs
and 26 RBI. He leads the White Sox with
61 hits, 16 doubles and five sacrifice
flies. He has a career batting average
of .259.



Moses nabs MVP honors

NEW YORK (AP) - Moses Malone,
in a near-unanimous vote, was named
the National Basketball Association's
1982-83 Most Valuable Player for the
third time at the league's awards
banquet yesterday.
Malone, who was first in the NBA in
rebounding with 15.3 per game and was
fifth in scoring with an average of 24.5,
also was the MVP of the NBA cham-
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pionship series, during which the 76ers
swept Los Angeles in four games.
THE LAST player to win both the
regular season andchampionship
series MVP was Kareem Abdul-Jab-
bar, who was known as Lew Alcindor
when he did it in 1971 for the Milwaukee
Malone, who also won the NBA's
MVP award in 1978-79 and 1981-82,
received 69 first-place votes from a
nationwide panel of 75 media members.
On a 10-7-5-3-1 basis for first through
fifth-place votes, Malone had 720 points
to 364 for Boston's Larry Bird, 304 for
Earvin "Magic" Johnson of Los
Angeles, 226 for Sidney Moncrief of
Milwaukee and 112 for Julius Erving of
Philadelphia. Bird had one first-place
vote, Johnson two and Erving three.
OTHER honors announced at the lun-
cheon were rookie of the year Terry

Cummings of San Diego, coach of the
year Don Nelson of Milwaukee, com-
eback player of the year Paul Westphal
of New York, defensive player of the
year Moncrief and the "Sixth Man"
award-winner Bobby Jones of
The latter two honors were awarded
for the first time this season.
Malone was not present at the awards
ceremony, and 76ers Coach Billy Cun-
ningham accepted the MVP trophy in
his place.
"Moses came to Philadelphia and fit
in so well with Erving," Cunningham
said. "Having two players like that
makes it so easy for a coach. Moses
doesn't have the natural talent some
other players in the NBA have, but he's
a special athlete and exemplifies what
you can do with hard work."
Cunningham said Malone has "a
great deal of pride and drive. He just
will not be denied."




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