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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 08, 1912, Image 14',
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Byrne, Carey, Donlin, Wilson
and Kelley hopped Matty glee
fully, and he was chased in eighth
after giving 15 hits.
Byrne was heaviest slugger
with pair of doubles and a single.
Five double plays by Giants
prevented Pirates from rolling up
Cincinnati and Boston slugged
for two -hours, the Reds making
their shots count.
Eddie Grant, who, is back regu
larly with the Reds, smashed
three hits, and so did Catcher
Clarke. Mitchell, Egan and Ben
ton, who did the pitching, pasted
a pair each.
, Sweeney, Boston second sack
er, grabbed five hits in five times
up. This is becoming a habit with
St Louis outbatted Brooklyn.
Otto Miller, Dodger catcher,
and Miller Huggins, Card second
baseman, showered four hits each.
Five pitchers were used in the
melee, St., Louis employing three.
Mike Mowrey and Cutshaw
drove out three one-spots for
their respective teams.
Yesterday was a great slugging
day for second basemen. In the
eight big league games the key
stone men rung up 28 hits.
Boston dropped back half a
gam6 toward Washington when
they ran a dead heat with Cleve
land. Boston trailed until the eighth,
when two singles and Wagner's
triple knotted the count.
Mitchell was so glad to get
back to big league from Toledo
that he pitched his head off,
standing Red Sox on their heads
in all but two innings.
Ryan, Griggs and Birmingham
collected six of the seven hits
made off O'Brien and Hall.
O'Brien was wild. '
Athletics made it three out of
four from St. Louis, Jack Coombs
pitching one of his best games.
Same old combination, Baker
and Collins, did the heavy stick
work for Mack, Collins getting
two safe blows and Baker three.
Boosting Derrill Pratt is be
coming a habit Brown second
baseman maced two singles and
handled eight chances afield.
Detroit secured whatever hon
or there is in beating Highlanders
Dubuc looks like best young
pitcher picked up this year. He
stopped the Yanks with two hits.
DerPaddock, ex-Sox got one
Warhop and Davis were soft
for Tigers, who amassed 11 hits.
Sam Crawford goUa double
and triple, Dubuc ' rivaling him
with a homer and single.
Hughie Jennings yesterday
signed a two-year contract to
manage Detroit, setting at rest
rumors that he would go to new
fields next year.
Dixie Walker, ex-Washington
pitcher, has been sold by Balti
more to Wilkesbarre. Dixie had
the makings of a good pitcher,
but refused to take his work seri
ously. Leach Cross beat "Little Jack"
O'Brien, brother of "Phialdelphia
Jack," at New York last night
Cormskey has bought Pitcher
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