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able to reach third and Chick had to
pull up at Second. Ping Scored On a
wild pitch, but Mattick was left- If
Bodie had been able to run he would
have scored on Mattick's bingle and
the latter could have counted on the
wild heave. y
In the third Ping drove a run
home with a. single, but got tangled
in his own feet rounding first base
and was stabbed out before he could
Why not give Pournier a chance at
that left field. Jack may be rough in
fielding, but he can learn. When he
was removed from first base he was
in the midst of a batting streak, and
knows which end of his anatomy to
Cicotte and Scott did not have
much chance to pull out a victory
after Bob Groom tightened on the
Sox batters in the fourth, but an er
ror really caused the upset, Buck
Weaver making a wild chuck over
Chase'a dome when he had no
chance to get a runner. Buck has
made numerous boots lately, but he
made up for them by his willingness
to go after anything. Eastern critics
are surprised at the fire and dash of
the Sox youngster, who is not wor
ried by an occasional error and con
tinues to pull sensational plays daily.
Take it from anyone who has seen
Buck in daily action, he is some im
proved ballplayer. Batting, where
he was supposedly weak, is now one
of his strong points and he is almost
inside the .300 circle.
To win ten games on the Eastern
trip the Sox must take every remain
ing battle. Walter Johnson and Ed
die Plank are yet to be encountered.
Eddie Plank was too much for
Cleveland, and Cy Palkenberg lost his
second straight game, the victory giv
ing the Athletics a tighter grip on
first place. Falkenberg retired in the
seventh inning; and Blanding, who
took his place, was hit for four runs.
Cleveland felt the-loss of Shortstbb
Chapman-Teny Turner,, who took!
his place, getting mixed with Graney
on a fly, causing the latter to make a
Hugh Bedient, world's series hero,
is back in form. H-held the St.
Louis Browns to four hits, the Red
Sox pounding Baumgardner hard.
Steve Yerker wopped two doubles.
Another win for Frank Chance on
his home grounds. Lefty Schultz
pitched fine ball for the Yanks, hold
ing Detroit to five hits and fanning
Crawford twice and Cobb once. De
troit's only run was scored on Cobb's
double, followed by some daring base
running. Hartzell and Midkiff each
made two hits and were responsible
for both New York scores. Joe Lake
held the Yanks to half a dozen bin
gles, but they were bunched in two
St Louis got to Alexander of the
Phillies for 11 hits, but could not
bunch them effectively in the last few
innings. The Phillies grouped the
majority qf their clouts in two in-'
nings, scoring all their runs and
chasing Steele. Alexander smashed,
a double and two stogies, scoring two'
runs and driving in three. Magee of
the Cards grabbed two singles and a
double., Dolan, who subbed for Otto
Knabe atsecond for the Phils, fanned
three times with men on bases.
Pittsburgh has plenty of chance
to beat New York, but Camnltz
-could not stop the Giant batters after
his team got ahead. The Pirates
made eleven hits off Tesreau, and
the Giants kicked in five errors.
Fletcher made three hits and three
errors. Murray soaked a homer and f
single and Snodgrass did great exe- ('
cution with a triple and one-spot
Wagner of Pittsburgh delivered a
pair of singles and one -double.
Boston rallied and rapped four
runs off Suggs in the ninth, break
ing the tie with Cincinnati Then the
Reds filled the bases with none Out
in their half, a triple play strangling
the rally. Berghammer drove a line
fly" to MaranvIUe, Who stepped on
s&Soad and then threw to first Al-