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Lavender started in the box for
Chicago, but a flock of singles, a
double and a homer .finished him in
the third. In this round Johnny Bates
knocked his second home run in two
days. Charley-Smith then flunguntil
one was out in the eleventh. He wav
ered and Cheney did the rescue stunt.
Smith gave a fine exhibition.
Indian Johnson, secured from the
White Sox -by the .Reds, toiled like a
regular pitcher until the ninth. He
was soaked for 14 hits. The Reds
Zim got four singles, Saier a dou
ble and triplerand Mitchell two dou
bles. Clymer, Schulte, Bridwell, Cor
riden, Archer and Miller got the oth
ers. Phelan and Corriden took the
places of Evers and Bridwell in the
latter stages of the game.
Frank Chance can't get his Yanks
into a winning stride and hard luck
still pursues him. Catcher Ed
Sweeney split his finger and had to
retire from the game, which was won
by Washington in easy fashion. Rus
sell Ford was hit hard. Shanks led
Washington at bat with a homer and
triple, his four-baser coming with
two on. Chick Gandil collected three
singles. New York only made three
hits, but Engle, the National young'
ster, was taken from the box in the
fifth because of wildness. Hughes re
Cleveland made seven hits, includ
ing two tJriples and two doubles, in
the firstjinning. That was enough to
win the games and finished Roy Mit
chell. Willie Mitchell held the Browns
to half a dozen hits. Carisch, Mit
chell and Olson of the Naps each got
one hit. The' rest of the team got
two apiece. Birmingham got- two
doubles and Graney and Jackson
each poled triples. The Nap outfield
connected for twelve -sacks.
The Athletics came from 'behind
and batted out another victory over
the Red Sox on eight hits inserted
at opportune moments. Eddie Mur
phy got three of them! Joe Wood
was jtfld and lasted but two innings
for Boston: Bedientiost the' game.
Eddie Plank had -to rescue Cadet
Houck for the Macks.
Outhit, nine clouts to four; the
Giants made it five straight by clever
baserunning, stealing nine cushions
on Rariden, the Boston-catcher. Five
of Boston's hits were doubles. Rube
Marquard pitched his first game of
the year and was lucky to -get away
Brooklyn made its first run, yester
day in four games played at- the new
Dodger park. Mayer, the young
Philadelphia pitcher, held Dahlen's
crew to three hits. Allen was hit Baf e
ly six times by-the Phils. Eight Phil
lies fanned. Brooklyn looks like a
much improved ball team, but is play
ing in hard luck. Dahlen's pitchers
are turning in some great games.
Pittsburgh slugged 16 hits out of.
Greiner and Geyer, bunching a mess
in the sixth for sevensruhs. Babe
Adams was hit hard by the Cards,
but tighte'ned. with men on bases in
the last innings. Hofman and Wilson
of Pittsburgh each soaked three hits.
Carey, Butler and Kelley'of the Pi
rates and Konetchy, . Magee and
Oakes of the. Cards poked! two hits
Strurik, the -Athletics outfielder,
collided with Catcher Nunamaker in
the sixth inning of the. game with
Boston, and was carried from the
field with, a sprained 'ankle. Daley,
who took his place, contributed a sin
gle that scored the winning runs for
the Macks! 4
Bob Mbha, the Milwaukee middle
weight, is training for his bout with
Jack Dillon by doing housecleaning.
He has worn out three sparring part
ners, and is wrestling with stoves
and beating carpets.
Cy Young is expected to manage
the Cleveland team of the new Fed
Hans Wagner will be out of the
game for at' least a month, and pos
sibly for the entire season on-account
of the' floating cartilage in his knee.
The Pirate slugger has only been in