i SPORTING ITEMS
American League St. Louis 4,
Chicago 3 ; Washington 5, Phila
delphia 5; Detroit 8, Cleveland 4.
National League Chicago 2,
Philadelphia 1 ;Pitfsburgh 7, New
York 2; Boston 4, Cincinnati 3;,
Brooklyn 9, St. Louis 6.
Skids are properly greased for
Woefully weak stickwork is re
sponsible for most of tKe recent
defeats. Few games are won on
five hits, the number Sox hung up.
In the eighth, with Lord on
third and one out, Collins and
Bodie failed to deliver. In the
ninth, with none down and Zeider
oil third, Weaver, Block and
Lange couldn't drive him in with
the tieing run.
John Powell, who broke into
game in town-ball days, had Sox
biffers popping easy flies.
Cal used three pitchers, Mo
gridge, Peters and Lange. Mo
gridge was hit hard, other two
pitching good ball.
Shano Collins scored two of
Sox runs with a single in third
while bases w ere stocked.
Larry Cheney again justified
his title as most dependable pitch
er on the Cub staff.
Young spitballer held Phils to
five hits. But for his six passes he
w ould have scored ashut-out.
Brennan of Quakers allowed
four hits. Cravath's muff of a line
drive caused his undoing.
Feature of game was Zimmer-
'tharfs -faihmrtb hft "' -
Tommy Leach replaced Miller
in center, scoring winning run in
ninth onjiis single, Saier's double
and an infield out.,
Jimmy Archer had a weird bat
ting record. Fanned once, was
nassed twirp and took a nitch'in
the ribs. He scored a run. '
Luderus, who was Schulte's i
rival for home run honors last
year, is fanning regularly this sea
son. He whiffed twice yesterday
with chances to break up game.
Chance and his Cubs played-jn
St. Louis today, having finished
Washington can't be stopped.
Athletics outhit .Nationals,, but
the kids scored the most runs.
Chicle- Gandil was star of the
day, his three hits being respons
ible for four runs.
Game was a thriller, Washing
ton winning in the-n:nth after the
Athletics had tied the score.
Washington only needs two
more games to tie record of 19
consecutive victories held by Sox.
Groom went the route, but
Connie Mack used Morgan,
Houck ahd Pennock.
Pittsburgh is only team in Na
tional that finds tHe Giants easy.
Pirates made it three out of four
yesterday, and on New York's
own lot. , .
Mathewsonwas hit hard, being i
driven from box at end ot eighth,
Pittsburgh having scored five.
Camnitz was a mystery to the
Giants. This was second win for
the Pirate twirler in the series.
Jennings woke his Tigers up
and they beat Cleveland ytith
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