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- SPOTTING ITEMS
j, American League Boston 5,
vvChicago 4; Washington 4-3,
i(Cleveland 1-2; Detroit 8. Phila
delphia 4; New York 9-6, St.
Oi National League No games
Jake Stahl beat Sox almost un
aided yesterday. Boston manager
Y. whaled a single, triple and homer.
D Cicotte pitched against his old
-'mates, and while he was hit hard,
fpoor fielding on part of South Sid-
ers got him in bad.
o Weaver went after a fly that
V. would have been soft for Collins,
eand Sullivan tried to take a float
ier that belonged to infield.
Both of these miscues blossom-
-"ed into runs.
i Red Sox compiled 14 safeties
Joe Wood had Sox baffled until
fifth, when four hits yielded four
runs. Then, with bases filled and
two out, Ping Bodie rolled out to
Bedient, who had relieved Wood.
Shano Collins also fanned with
two out and bases filled in sixth.
In ninth . Yerkes and Wagner
worked old army game on Col
lins, who had singled with one
out. Lord-popped a fly, and two
Boston infielders made Collins
think it was a grounder, doubling
him at first.
Only good thing about the
game was the attendance.
Washington cleaned up anoth
i er double bill with Cleveland,
making four wins in two days and
a grain of a full game on Boston.
Johnson and Vean Gregg had a
pitchers' battle in the first, the
National flinger having the edge.
In second game positions were
reversed, and Vaughn, National
southpaw, trimmed Bill Steen,
Clyde Milan and Chick Gandil
tore four hits out of the after
noon's excitement, Milan also
swiping three bases.
Moeller, Washington right
fielder, whose batting is helping
to keep the Nationals in the fight,
was injured making a catch in the
second game. He had made three
hits. Out for two days.
Birmingham, in center, had re
markable record for an outfielder
in first game. He had eight put
outs and two assists, starting two
Ryan and Jackson led Naps
with stick in second, Buddy pok
ing a double and triple and Joe a
trio of singles.
Jack Coombs, Athletics' main
stay, crumbled and Tigers won
In fourth inning Mullin, Cobb
and Jones bunched triples, four
Col)b and Moriarity featured in
the field with remarkable catches
of line drives.
Yankees took a pair from St.
Louis through good pitching on
part of McConnell and Warhop.
Daniels, Yank left fielder, got a
double and three singles, besides
stealing two sacks duringthe day.
Bert is one best bet with the
Yanks at present.
Shorten, Brown outfielder,
soaked four hits in first game, as
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