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Brown and Works, who start
'ed, were hammered from slab in
eighth, Plank going in for Ath
letics and Donovan for Detroit.
Cobb and Crawford did their
usual slugging for the Tigers,
Cobb bagging two doubles and
Sam a triple and two singles.
Entire Athletic team pasted the
pill, Lord and Lapp being the
only ones to get less than two
hits. Maggert and Strunk pulled
three each, the former driving in
Baumgardner and Caldwell
fought an even pitching duel, but
Browns beat Nw York when
Martin let in two mns in the
eighth on a wild throw past first.
Yanks failed to score until
ninth, when they bunched three
singles. Up tp that time they
had hit safely three times.
,Bpth-feids did sensational field
ing, Martin's disastrous iniscue
bejmftfn.ty black marje.
Hrik O'Day is a sd man. For
the' third straight tinie his Reds
lost to Brooklyn.
Nar'Ri)cker was sin superb'
form, and had all Reds but Dick
Egan eatjng from his hand.
Red second sacker grabbed off
a double and three singles.
Humphries gave Dodgers 11
hits, Hummel duplicating Egan's
Smitti'and Fisher of Brooklyn
each added tyo frits to their to
tals. Three fast double killings' cut
Camnitz held Philadelphia to
three hits and oriif run .until
seventh.. Then the Quakers
bunched five singles for three
runs arid the gatne.
Alexander let Pirates down
with six hits
Alex McCarthy, who was
benched by Fred Clarke because
of light Hitting, celebrating his
return to second base by whang
ing out a double and two singles.
Alexander set down eight Car
dinals in strikes. He looked like
phenom of last year.
Connie Mack says that unless
Athletics win 12 out of their next
16 games they will be out of the
pennant race. The feat is almost
impossible, with Mack's pitchers
going so badly.
Harry Krause, recently ob
tained from Toledo by Cleveland,
has been sent back to the associa
tion by the Naps. Krause started
two games and was knocked
from the mound both times.
Jess Willard, cowboy boxer
discovered by Charley Culler,
beat Arthur Pelky in ten rounds
in New York last night. He may
be given a irieeting with the win
ner of the McCarthy-Stewart
Wolgast has agreed to fight
Packey McFarland if he gets a
guarantee of $15,000. Billy Gib
son will try to line them up for
Chuck Larson and Young
Ketchel of Chicago fought a
bruising ten-round draw at Terre
Haute last night.
Detroit has purchased Third
Baseman McDermott of Provi-,
dence in the International league.
He reports at once.
Hal Chase, in defending hiq