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the stick, pitching' being of the
Not a fly was batted to Cub
Joe Wood had his "winning
stteak' busted yesterday by De
troit. This leaves him with 16
straight victories, tieing the rec
ord of Walter Johnson.
Covington was a whale against
the Red Soxr holding them to a
single hit in four innings, when
he was chased for kicking on
O'Loughlin's decisions on balls
Joe Lake was hit safely three
times, when, he ascended the
mound, hut improved and check
ed Boston rush.
Wood's main trouble was his
wildness. In third he gave- four
Cleveland, through clubbing of
Chapman and Johnston, won an
exciting slugging match from
Two pitchers were used by
each team.'' Naps made 13 hits
and New York 12.
jonnston' poled three doubles
and Chapma'n three singles. Lat
ter also swiped two bases.
Lelivelt, Chase and Sterrett of
. Yanks also stung three hits, each.
Cincinnati beat Giants in first
game of a double bill. First time
this year New York has lost four
Benton' outclassed Marquard,
who was away to a bad start, al
lowing four runs in first inning.
In the second Ames outpitched
Josh .Devore was responsible
for all the-Giant'runs. He drove
,two in with a single arta later"
scored himself. New York's
fourth run came on Devores
Khisely of Reds continued tflr
smite the ball, smacking thre'e'K
Hub Perdue fell with a dull
thud before the Pirates, whbv
pickled his shoots for ten hits1.
Cold weather was responsible for3
Perdue's ineffectiveness. 10
Gibson, following rumors he5
was to be sent to the minors, b'e1
came peeved and slapped a single k
and homer. f
Carey and Nicholsbn also were"
vicious in their stick efforts.
Roger Bresnahah himself had
to horn into the St. Louis-Philadelphia
double-header in order to
give his team an even breac."
Roger smote a single, double
and homer in the iirst gameand
his men, with Redding, a young-
ster, pitching, won easily. -,-
Alexander showed a return, of ,
his greatness in the second game,
shading Burke. The Phillies
sewed the game up in the sixth,
when they thumped Burke for
four scores. .
Lee Magee, Card .'left fielder, y
collected five ihiis in the two
Billy Papke and Jack Denning I
have been matched for a ten- '
round bout in New York next
George Kirkwood, feathers, will
meet in the $ame show.
Johnny Kilbane, sporting ltJa:
grouch, says he is through fight
ing in New York. Gotham's "pSr -.
1 lor bouts" give 'the feather chamtf