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the Frenchman will get plenty of
experience and be ripe next year.
How's this fox an insujt. Del
Paddock and Ernie Johnson, the
Decatur youngsters bought by
New York, have refused to report
"to the Yanks, claiming they are
too punk a team.
Giants continued their victor
ious march, Mathewson pitching
them tq victory, over Cincinniti
, once more. Matty has lost but
one game to the Reds since he
joined the big league.
Suggs gave the New Yorkers a
dozen hits, but held the score
down by separating them.
Devore, Merkle, Meyers and
Fletcher did some effective club
bing. St. Louis outhit the Phillies, 12
to 10, but the Quakers bunched
Luderus, Cravath and Doolari,
ginks who caused so much suf
fering on West Side last week,
Lee Magee, Card left fielder,
collected four singles off Bren
nan. . Pittsburg shut Boston out,
Chief Wilson's 24th triple scor
ing fiirst Pirate run.
Mensor, Pirate outfield re
cruit, continued his clubbing
spree with three safeties.
Dodd, sent to Wheeling the
first of the year, will be recalled
byjClarke to take the place of Mc
Carthy, rwho vhas fallen down in
,.At start of campaign McCar
thy's batting was all that kept
Pittsburg in first division.
Krause, ex-Athletic, secured
hy Cleveland from Toledo, wag
no puzzle to the Boston Red Sox,
and was taken out in the fifth.
O'Brien was hit hard in spots
by the Naps.
Hooper, Speaker and Lewis,
Boston's great outfield trio, made
three hits apiece.
Cotton Turner led Naps with 3
Walter Johnson, assisted by 8
other Nationals, downed the Tig
Johnson struck out the side in
the first two innings and made it
seven whiffs in three frames.
After fourth, when Washington
led by five runs, he eased up.
Washington secured 14 hits off
Works, Ainsmith getting three,
and Johnson, Shanks, Morgan
and Moeller two each.
Sam Crawford was top slugger
for Tigers with two doubles.
Athletics did some of their
famous batting and St. Louis
never had a'chartce.
Maggert got a single, double
and homer, Baker banged two
triples and a single, and Collins
got a single, double and triple.
Jim Delehanty, Tiger second
baseman, has been sent to 5acra
mento in Pacific Coast League.
Louden, the collegian, was too
good to allow Del back in game.
Oscar Williams of Paducah,
Ky., knocked out Harr Forbes
in second round at Paducah last
night. Forbes claimed a foul, but
it was not allowed. Return fight
Jack Dillon of Indianapolis
knocked out Joe Gorman at Mem
phis with a left hook in the sixth