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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1913, Image 10

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JPing might have given out on the
way home.
Hal Chase continues his timely
iiitting, a single behind swats of Rus
sell and Lord in. the third counting
two runs.
' For the second time in the Athletic-Cleveland
series Eddie Plank
and Cy Falkenberg hitched up in a
slab duel and again the Gettysburg
southpaw was the victor. Plank
.granted the Naps but six hits, Larry
- "Lajoie getting three of them. Nine
iits were made off Falkenberg and
"every Athletic run was earned. Cy
gave two passes and Plank one,
Hrhich blossomed into a run. Phila
delphia took three games out of four,
3?lank winning two and Bender one.
Eight now Plank is pitching better
$aH than he ever did in his life and
he Macks don't have to hit the days
he works.
r Joe Wood is rounding to form and
the world's champions' chances of
finishing up in the race are growing
bright Yesterday's victory pushed
"them to fifth place, a game and a
Sialf behind the White Sox and Wash
ington. Wood gave St Louis six hits
"in 12 innings and fanned ten, -whiffing
the side in round four. Leverenz
of the Browns also dealth but six
Singles, a wallop by Wood in the 12th
busting the game. The two teams
Siandled 107 chances In the field with
fenly two errors.
J' Detroit beat the Yanks in the ninth
nning, a single, two errors and a
"homer counting three runs off Lefty
Schulz. New York made a measly
ur hits off Hall, Lake and Zamloch
of the Tigers. Detroit got double
ihat many, Gainor getting a homer,
land Bush two doubles.
3 Suggs pitched as good ball as Mar
quard, but errors by the Reds gave
jNew York another game. Snodgrass
"cracked three hits, and Meyers and
"Shafer of the Giants and Clark of
Cincinnati got two. Doyle grabbed
"3J. chances at second base without a
3niscue.
?' Brooklyn went wild in the last five J
innings at St. Louis, banging out 15
Jiits for ten runs after the Cards had
a five-run lead. Twenty hits were
made by the Dodgers off Sallee, Burk
and Harmon. Stengel smashed a
triple and three singles, and Cut
shaw. Wheat and Otto Miller each
collected three swats. Rucker had
one bad inning, in -which St Louis
counted five times.
Pittsburgh lost its fourth straight
game by a one-run margin. Midget
Rudolph of Boston tamed the Pi
rates when they threatened and fool
ed four pinch-hitters rushed into the
game by Fred Clarke. The Braves
clouted Camnitz and Hendrix for a
dozen hits, Maranville and Titus
each getting triples and singles and
Rudolph two one-spots. Wood, a-new
outfielder, lashed out two doubles for
the Pirates. Bobby Byrne registered
three singles.
Same old Connie Mack. He has dug
up another college twirier, this one
being entitled Dave Morey, and he
hails from Dartmouth. To even mat
ters Mack released Pitcher Cottrell
to Baltimore for further seasoning.
in the Cincinnati-New York game
Marsans lost Snodgrass' fly in the
sun in the seventh inning and the
ball hit him in the stomach, knock
ing him oat
R. B. Ezell, a young pitcher from
Clemson College, South Carolina,
has been signed hy Manager Clarke
to bolster up the Pirates' tottering
staff. Ezell Is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
.Another effort is to be made to
strengthen the New Ycrk Yanks.
Ban Johnson, president of the Amer
ican League, will try to prevail on
Connie Mack of the Athletics to turn
one of his outfielders over to Chance.
Mack is strongly fortified In this de
partment, "with Eddie Murphy, Danny
Murphy, Oldring, Strunk, Walsh and
Daley. Daley or Walsh may go to
New York.
Thirty-eight men were arrested in
the Athletic ball park yesterday for
betting on the Athletic-Cleveland
game. Detectives claim.jtha.t several
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