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American League Chicago 2,
St. Louis 1; Philadelphia 2-4,
Washington 1-3 (first game ten
innings) ; Boston 5, New York 2;
Cleveland 3, Detroit 1.
National League New York
6, Boston 5 (10 innings); Pitts
burg 8, St. Louis 1 ; Brooklyn 5,
Joe Benz held the Browns safe
until the ninth, when disaster
riearly overtook him.
Compton singled, Stovall trip
led, and then the "squeeze" was
tried. Hogan missed the ball and
Stovall was touched out at the
plate, ending the game.
E. and C. Brown twirled for
Browns and were done brown.
Ping Bodie blew a homer into
left field bleachers off the first of
the twins. He allowed seven hits
in seven innings.
The run off C. Brown was made
on a pass, wild pitch and two in
field outs. c
Benz stopped St. Louis with
Bresnahan's Cards are going
bad now, having dropped five
After that nice boost we gave
Washington yesterday they had
to drop both games of a double
tieader to the Athletics and break
up their winning streak.
If Baker had been out of the
game Washington would still
have been winning.
In ninth inning of first game he
tied score with a home run after
two were ou
In ninth inning of second game
he brought in winning run with a
Barney Pelty, secured from St.
Louis, pitched second game for
Washington and 'held Philadel
phia to seven hits. Hughes did
the same in first.- 'v '
but three hits in first game, and
Bender gave but fo'ur in second.
Sox are but half a game behind
Washington arid full game ahead
of the Athletics.
Boston lengthened its lead by
beating Yanks in hbllow fashion.
Hal Chase was struck in the
chest by a bat duringpractice and
will be out of game indefinitely.
Duffy Lewis sewed up game
with a home run.
Vean Gregg twirled one of his
best games yesterday, stopping
Detroit with three measly hits.
Willett was touched up for ten
bingles, four of them being in the
seventh, when Naps scored all
Giants beat Boston in ten in
nings and Marquard was credited
with his "fifteenth straight win,
shattering all records.
Marquard pitched last two in
nings, relieving Ames when score
was tied. He stopped Boston dead
with a man on third and one out
St. Louis Nationals slipped far
ther back yesterday by dropping
another game to Pittsburgh.
Bresnahan usedthis usual num
ber of pitchers, three, and all were
. Konetchy made two of the
three hits St. Louis secured from