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ered himself into a breeze out. It was
a case where experience told.
After their batting spree of Mon
day, the Pirates failed to recover, .but
used their hands instead of bats for
pushing the ball around. Bobby
Byrne,, at third base; -wasa great suc
cess at this feature of the game, and
v .succeeded in eluding three balls hit
in his direction. Viox managed to re
pulse two, and Butler, at second, ab
solutely, refused to put Ward Miller
out in the tenth inning,. giving the
Cubs a game they never had any li
cense to win.
Smith started heaving for Chicago,
. but was lifted in the fourth after he
had allowed three runs and five hits.
Lavender worked three innings,
yielding one run and four hits.
Cheney finished the game, holding
the Pirates hitlessand runless.
Clarke started Cooper against the
Cubs, and he was jogged for but
three, hits in six .innings. Six passes
marred his work. In the first inning
the Cubs. scored without making a
hit The seventh inning finished
Cooper, and Camnitz, who held our
side hitiess, gets.credit for the loss of
the game because of Butler's bingle.
Bridwell and Elvers were helpless
against Cooper, and .again Evers
switched to his right-handed crew,
Phelan and CorridenAEach contrib
uted a hit.
- Cold weather is responsible for
much of the bad fielding now being
exhibited by the highly-paid and
trained .athletes. Al Bridwell had
trouble controlling his shivering
mitts yesterday and missed a perfect
throw ,from Bresnahan, allowing the
Pirates to work the double steal and
score a run. The Pirate infielders also
( . blamed the frosty zephyrs for most
of the misplays.. 5
he Cubs will not be seen on the
home lot again, until April 27, when
they play thePirates. In the mean
time they will swing through St!
Louis, Pittsburgh and, Cincinnati for
Dine.games Evers is" taking his en
tire pitching staff "Twenty-nine men
are making the' trip. -.
Jack Miller, the Pirate first base
man, only had three put-outs in ten
innings Jack.wiUbe-paid at the reg
ular rate, for the day.- '
Evers is still ahead of Chance and
Though EdVValsh was stung for
nine hits yesterday by. the St. Louis
Browns, there is no need to worry
about the condition, of the star spit
bailer. Ed knows he will be called
upon, to do a whole mess of work for
the South Siders this year, and is fol- '
lowing a new line of campaign. In
past season Walsh has worked at top
speed all the way, wearinghimself
out He can stand a lot of labor, but "
is not made of iron. Now, however,
Ed has changed his tactics. He : has .
all the stuff he formerly had, but will '
not turn it loose until he gets in a
desperate 'hole, where he must pitch
his durnedest to kept the enemy .from
scoring. For instanced The Sox got
a Sto-l lead on the Browns yester
day, and Walsh eased up. A pass and
two hits in the Brown seventh count
ed two runs, and left a man on base.
Ed steamed up and fanned the next
Ray Schalk is gaining a name for
himself as the clouter of the South
Side crew. Yesterday he poled two
doubles and a singlet- driving home a
nair of runs. He would have nro-
ducedrthree, but Weaver failed to
touch third in the fourth, and was
'ruled out. In fifteen times at bat
Schalk has knocked. seven hits.
Borton's double was" responsible
for two more of the Sox counts, an
error giving-Cal's gang the fifth. Bor-ton-and
Davy Jone's each got two
hits, and Rath, Lord and Gollins got
Mitchell, who pitched for St. Louis,
was the first right-hander who has -started
agamst the Sox this year.
The boys welcomed the change, and
Davy Jones was put to' work in left
field in place of Chick MatUcfc. -
S.t -Louis scored ifc, runsfon clean