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r Yesterday's Results.
National League Chicago 6-0,
Brooklyn l-4; New York 12,
Cincinnati 6; St. Louis 3, Phila
' delphia 0.
American League No
After losing four games in four
days, Cubs managed to trim
Brooklyn twice in four hours.
Nap Rucker, usually a jinx for
the West Siders, had nothing
dazzling in his left arm.
Evers and Schulte found him
particularly soft, one of Wild
fire's three hits being a triple. The
Trojan nicked a trio of singles.
Evers was the batting star of
the day, bingling five times out
of six trips to the chopping block.
Lefty Leifield allowed ten blows
in the first game, but he was a
miser with hits when runs
Curtis, ex-Cub, Knetzer and
Kent all took part on the slab for
Brooklyn in second fight. Twelve
hits were secured off their com
Reulbach pitched in the same
vein as did Leifield, allowing the
Dodgrs to hit 'freely when the
paths were not clogged.
Heinie Zimmerman was out of
the game with an ulcerated tooth.
Jerry Downs subbed for him. Be
sides fielding faultlessly, he con
tributed a single and double to
the day's sport.
Yesterday's twin victory put
the Cubs eleven games behind the
Rucker baffled Saier in the first
game, but in the afterpiece Vic
delivered a single and double and
stole two bases.
Sixteen hits off Benton, Davis
and Keefe gave the Giants the
first game Of the Cincinnati se
ries. New York also used two hurl
ers, Wiltse being chased with one
out in the first, when he had al
lowed three hits.
Snodgrass and Merkle, the
Giants who have been weak at
bat on the western trip, found
their eyes yesterday, poling four
and three hits respectively.
Hoblitzel led the Reds with
three hits, one of them being
good for three bases.
The Phillies, fresh from their
triumphs here, took the count
from St. Louis in a fast game.
Errors by Philly infield in third
and fourth inning gave Cards vic
tor) Each team made half a dozen
hits. Moore and Schuitz; pitched
for the Quakers, and Harmon
went the distance for St. Louis.
With no games scheduled in
the American league, Callahan
had plenty of time to shake up his
team before facing the Yankees--this
Fournier will be benched, Rol
lie Zeider will be reinstated at
first, Jack Collins will go to cen
ter field, and Bodie and Callahan
will play right and left.
This is the same line-up that set
the American league afire at the.,
Doc White and BilLLange have
been sent home because of illness.
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