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SOX MAKE ITTHREE STRAIGHT
Sensatipn of the American lea
gue is 'the new name for the Sox,
f"K who smearedCleveland for the
pg third, straight ' time yesterday.
sV Score, 8 to 0.
Wj- , Callahan's , men won in a can-
jUr-v ter, 'pickjngfr'five runs in the
ffirst game, and gathering three
v more at intervals in the game.
All this time the Naps, were idle,
due mainly to the great slabbing
of young JoeBenz, whawas-hav-
ing his first workout of the sea-
4 Benz has improved. He finish
p ed the tail end of last season on
I? the South Side, and while he was
fei not a sjengation by any means,
K-. showed enough to warranttaking
Zr Him on the spring trip. Early in
'(x the trip he was hurt,f and got less
practice than he should have So
I Callahan has been holding him
k until he should be in good cou
rt dltion, Five hits ,wer,e all fhel
Naps made, and Joe Jackson had
h- a string of ciphers after his name
fifa- in the box score. '
I vj "
jp1 With the pitchers continuing
- the pace they have set, there is no
jf. reason why the Sox should not
8-. win k e-ood share of" their battles
this summer. Right now they are
not playing a bit above their
fckm, and several of the players
have n.ot struck their stride
notably Gapt, Lord, who is long
ing for some hot weather.
Tinker and Mclntire l)eat St.
Louis yesterday,. 5 to 2. There
were seven other Cubs in the
game, but the two . mentioned!
were the main factors' in the vic
tory. They had'to make good.
Joe had just been appointed cap
tain arid Mclntire was receiving
all manner of bposting for the
good game hepitched against
The new captain whaled, out
three hits, stole three bases and
scored two runs.
Is Mclntire flashing?; was the
big, question after the Cub pitcher
held Cincinnati to 5 hits, losing
the game because of poor sup
port. On the answer to that ques
tion depfends in a great measure
where the West Siders are "to
finish in the championship race.
ThVcinder king's performance
yesterday is pretty con'clusiveevi
rience Ke is not flashing, and will
be able to takeshis regular turn in
the box. Five hits were all the
Martyta'Toole.acted like lie
was worth all the money paid for
himyesterday, but the Pirates
were beaten by Cincinnati, 1 to 0..
O'ToQle struck out ten men and
allowed five hits.
Roy Hartzell andVBert Daniels,
two Highland outfielders, collid
ed yesterday while-chasing a fly
ball, anc( Hartzell -was knocked