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o catch a'man at thfrd. There was
a runner on second, however, and
livers ordered him to throw to that
hag. The man on third scored and
the other runner was safe
In the sixth a small fly was hit a
short distance back -of the inffeld to
ward right field. Evers could have
snagged it with a little exertion, but
he was glued m his tracks-and Schul
te was barely able to' touch the blow,
which went for 'a hit. and started a
three-run rally. Then Schulte .missed
another fly and the stuff 'was off. All
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of these things may nave combined
to make Evers peevjish and'lie-lost his
head when he started an argument
with Zimmerman. Bresnahan and
Zim could have settled their little
dispute themselves. '
Bresnahan iad a pleasant time.
The St. Louis sport writers are grind
ing out stories that the weakness of
the Cardinal pitching staff is- due to
the absence of Roger, who coached
the youngsters and handled the vet
erans with intelligence. Thisline of
talk has gotten Miller Huggins' goat
Ray Schafkr the game 'young
catcher of the White Sox,was pain
fully spiked in the kneehy Olson of
Cleveland" in the ninth inning yester
day, and one of cthe Chicago scribes
declared there, was no-excuse for the
1 injury. He claimed that Olson came
into the plate "riding high," his
spikes in the air, with the intention
of scaring Schalk. Ray was not
scared, and in consequence was nick
ed in the knee. He stuck in the game
until the next and last man was out,
but may be given a short vacation.
There is danger that the knee -will
Hal Chase and Chick Mattick were
the guys responsible for yesterday's
victory, which gave the Sox an even
break 'since they have left home.
Chase shoWour hits, and Mattick
made a sensational catch in the ninth
inning and turned a double play when
the Naps were threatening. Collins
ran Chase a close second in batting,
pohng three singles and a double.
Joe Jackson got three of the six hits
made off Cicotte.
The players reached home this
morning, about all in from the game
and the trip from Philadelphia. Rain
looked mighty good to them, as it
meant a day of rest. Schalk was
the only cripple, and the boys were
full of confidence. Callahan said the
luck broke against his team in sev
eral games in the east, or the record
for the trip would have been better.
"I have no fault to find with the
playing of the team," said Callahan.
"Theiitting fs improving, Chase has
added a strong defense to the infield,
and Chick Mattick and his wonderful
fielding have .been the sensation' of
the trip. Chick is alcf beginning to
hit. Morris Hath is another man
who is batting satisfactorily. The
pitching is holding up to the mark.
You ought to hear what those East
ern, fellows say about Reb RusselL
They think I have picked up a south
paw who will surpass Eddie Plank.
I believe so myself. There is no need
to worry about Ed Walsh. The big
fellow did not have as much trouble
in that Athletic game as the box
score indicated. He took it easy after
we had a lead.
''Any kind of a break in luck for
us and we would have taken four