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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 16, 1912, Image 14

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fumble, and Ernie Johnson, who
took Ted's place on the paths, j
scored on another bungle by Fos
ter. Ping Bodie was kept out of the
game by Callahan, Mclntyre
working in left, Lord in right and
Mattick in center. Mattick was
the only one of the trio who got a
hit. Healso snagged six flies.
McBride saved the game for
Washington with a triple in the
sixth that scored two runs.
Laporte was lifted, following
his charity to the Sox Wednes.
day, and Morgan played second.
Buck Weaver put up a classy
game at short in the absence of
Ernie Johnson, who was sick.
Johnson managed to get in the
fray when he ran for Easterly and
scored the tieing run.
Massacre is the only name for
the affair between the Boston
Red Sox and St. Louis Browns.
Stahl's men made 14 hits and
scored at will on Jack Powell.
After his mates had a nine-run.
lead in the first three innings,
Bedient let the Browns fatten
their batting averages.
Clyde Engle was on first in
place of Jake Stahl, and staked
himself to a double, triple and
two singles.
Compton, the Brown left field
er, soaked a home run.
Cleveland presented the Ath
ietics with a game in the fifth in
ning, Barry's single being fol
lowed by a pass and three errors
good for four runs.
Jack Coombs allowed Naps 5
hits, Blanding giving Athletics 6.
Collins and Baker got two hits
each.
New York busted Dubuc's win
ning streak, mainly through wild
base running.
Until yesterday thev Tiger
twirler had won 11 straight. He
gave the Yanks 5 hits, but ttiey;
stole 8 bases, Zinn pilfering four
times.
Both teams were ragged in the
field, making five errors each.
Clarke has his Pirates traveling
a fast clip. They have won four
games from the Phils in two
days and are but four games be
hind the Cus.
O'Toole outpitched Rixey in
the first in a battle of young phe
nQms. J
In second Adams allowed but:
two Quaker runners to reach sec
ond. Pirates hit hard in both games, .
getting a dozen safeties off Rix
ey and 11 off Sea ton.
St. Louis beat Boston by
bunching hits arid passes. Beans'
pitchers allowed -but seven hits,
gifts being responsible for their
downfall.
Boston scored most of its runs
on errors by Hauser and Hug
gins. Brooklyn and Cincinnati split .
two exciting ganfes. In first Ben
ton shout out the Dodgers for six
innings, when he weakened and
was scored on three-times in the
seventh and four in the ninth.
Jake Daubert made a double,
triple and three singles in this
battle.
Allen weakened inrthe fifth of
the second game and the Reds
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