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Vith the ball and was benched for
a short time in favor of Joe Berger.
His failure to hit worried Rath and
showed itself in his fielding. He did
not cavort around the keystone with
his old vim. Inthe.last week there
has been a noticeable change for the
better. He is cracking more safe
drives and in fielding is the Rath of
lasf year. If Morris can hold his
present speed it will take a "mothers'
jury" to discover any weakness on
that South Side infield.
Johnny Beall, leading off in the
batting order and playing center field,
ias solved one problem for Manager
Callahan. So far he has proved the
Hitting outfielder that was needed.
JBeafi. is a fair man on the bases, but
'not as clever a fielder as Mattick.
"Yesterday he clubbed a homer with
fa man on base for the last two Sox
p:unsand this pair of tallies was the
.margin by which the Cals won.
Doc White was not taken out yes
terday because of weakness. Ted
Easterly pinched for him in the sixth
&n& smashed a single which blew
piome two markers. Doc was the
same Tiger trainer he always was.
iBJs slow-breaking curfre had all the
Aostiles but Vitt and Bush puzzled
rand the floater was practically un
!littable. Benz finished the game in
strong fashion and is about due to
start a battle for himself.
Chase walloped a triple and two
singles and John Collins tore off a
pair of one-timers. Bush and Vitt of
JJetroit each soaked three hits, Bush
getting a double and triple. .
Lathrop, the Notre Dame pitcher,
who has been on the Giant bench
for a week, has been awarded to the
White Sox and will report to Man
ager Callahan at once. Lathrop had
signed an agreement to play with
the Sox before he left college, but
joined the Giants. Garry Herrmann
of the National Commission ruled
that Lathrop belonged to the Sox.
Eddie Plank continues to upset the
dopesters. After all the experts had
claimed that Eddie was about due to
explode from overwork, he pitched
against the Yanks and held them to
three tits. The Mackmen made only
half a dozen off Schulz, but they
were bunched for as many runs.
Strnnk got two singles.
Joe Wood held Washington to four
hits in eleven innings, but blew in
the twelfth, two singles and a wild
pitch giving Washington the game.
Groom pitched the first seven innings
for Washington; then Walter John
son held the Red Sox to one hit for
the rest of the game. McBride of
Washington had 10 chances at short.
St Louis outhit Cleveland, two to
one, but the Naps were lucky. A fly
ball that got lost in the sun gave
them the winning run in the ninth.
Baumgardner and Weilman outpitch
ed Vean Gregg.
The Giants and Phillies each used
three pitchers and the Phils made
one more hit, but Dooin's men kicked
the game away with punk errors.
The victory put New York in first
place. Snodgrass got four hits.
Meyers of the Giants and Paskert
and Paskert and Cravath of the Phils
got three each. Mathewson had to
pitch the last two innings to avert
defeat for the Giants. Tesreau and
Seaton were both pounded. Shafer
of the Giants was put out of the
game for disputing a decision. Her
zog took his place at third and de
livered a single that won the game.
Boston got nine hits off Rucker in
three and a third innings, routing the
Dodgers easily. Perdue had some
thing on Brooklyn. Devlin smacked
a triple, double and two singles.
Sweeney and Myers each poled three
St Louis got enough runs in two
innings to beat Cincinnati, driving
Packard from the box. Sallee had no
trouble with the Reds. Oakes of the
Cards biffed a double and two singles.
Joe Tinker trotted out his daily triple.
Hans Lobert, Philly third baseman,
is to be married Wednesday to Miss .
Rachel Campbell, formerly of Irvin,