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ing liner in the first inning saving
two runs. The fence buster also
opened the second with a single, but
was allowed to-die on second after
Borton had sacrificed. -
In five innings the first man up
for the Sox reached first base. The
only time they scored was when two
had been put away before runner
got on. Funny game.
Joe Jackson jogged a pair of sin
gles and each drove home a Nap run.
The Detroit Tigers open a three
game series on the South Side this
afternoon. Jennings' crew does not
resemble the pennant-winning ag
gregation that represented -the Mich
igan city a few years ago, Sam Craw
ford, George- Mullin and George Mor
iarity being about -thejpnly members
of the iamous slugging aggregation
left. Second Baseman Louden turned
his ankle yesterday in the game
against St, Louis, and may be out of
the fray in this village.
Joe Tinker, Mordecai Brown and
Doc Semmons were sad guys today,
while. John Evers, Mike Mitchell and
Bill Phelan are correspondingly hap
py over the trimming the Cubs gave
Cincinnati yesterday in the first fray
of the year between the two teams.
Cincinnati made seven hits to f our
for Chicago, but two of the Cub
swats were, .triples and each was
bunched with a single. In the fifth
Bridwell tripled and Archer singled.
In the eighth Mitchell singled, Zim
tripled and s,cor.ed on Salens infield
out. Not much waste motion there.
Cheney, who started for the Cubs,
and Benton, who opened for the
Reds, were both lifted, Lavender re
lieving Cheney arid Suggs taking
Benton's place. The Red southpaw
Tvas derricked in the fifth after Ar
cher's blow. Cheney was hoisted in
the seventh to letWard Miller liit
with two on. Miller hit one between
short and third, Tinker making a
great stop and throw to force a man
One of Cincinnati's runs came' in
the "first inning, .when Bates soaked
a homer. The other Red run counted
in the fifth on two hits and an error
Mike Mitchell played a 'swell field
ing game, pulling down five difficult
flies in center field.
Roger Bresnahan has a bum finger
and is taking a rest to let the injured
digit recover. f
In addition 'to his triple, Bridwell "
took care of nine chances at 'short.
Tinker ran him a close race for sen
sational fielding honors. Joe's stop of
Ward Miller's smash was a bear.
A big crowd made ground rules
necessary. When Evers and Tinker
met at the plate to confer with the
umps they did not speak to each
other.- LotSvpf happy families in the
National League this year.
Detroit pulled up to wifiiin one
game of the White. Sox by beating St.
Louis in an eleven-inning battle. Mul
lin outpitched Baumgardner, and the
Tigers would have won in the regula- v
tion time but for an error by Catcher
McKee in the ninth, allowing Pratt to
score ahead of Veach's perfect throw.
Moriarity, Yitt and High of the Tigers
each collected a pair of hits. Shotton,
Austin and Agnew did ttie same for
St Louis, one of Shotton's being a
Pittsburgh pounded Harmon in the
fifth and eighth and' got enough runs
to overcome the rally the Cards stag
ed in the third. Sallee pitched the
la(6t inning for St Louis. All of the
Card runs were made off Marty
O'Toole, who quit after the fourth.
Robinson held the Huggins' crew
safe the remainder of the game, giv
ing them two hits. The St. Louis
runs counted when Magee whaled a (
homer with the bases loaded. Pitts
burgh got nine hits and the Cards
six. Carey and Wilson of Pittsburgh
and Mowrey of St. Louis each got a .
Miller Huggins' father died in Cin- ,
cinnatil yesterday, and the Cardinal
leader left his team to visit his home.
:Catcher Gibson of the Pirates in
jured his knee colliding with, the