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were homers, one scoring a man al
ready on base. These four-sackers
gave the Pirates all theirruns. Wil
son poked a pair and Hyatt one. The.
last time Humphries was defeated
was in Pittsburgh, when this same
Hyatt cracked a home run in the
ninth inning with a man on base.
Leach, Evers and Schulte bunched
some more hits yesterday to win.
Schulte's blow was a double that
counted two, and Evers wopped a
single and triple, the latter driving in
two runs. Leach singled twice.
Tinker brought his Reds to town
today for four games, and the Cubs
want revenge for the drubbing they
received in Cincinnati last week. The
old Cub battery, Brown and Kling,
"will face their former pals in one of
the battles. The first game of to
morrow's double-header will start at
1:30. Saturday winds up the visit of
the Reds, and the Cards will appeSr
for a double-header Sunday; Six
games in four days will be a heavy
strain on the local pitching staff, and
if the Cubs cop four starts they will
be doing all that can be asked.
The other day we said It was about
time Joe Benz started a game for
himself. The Batesville butcher
started yesterday, and it took two
more pitchers to finish the mess. De
troit climbed Benz in tie fourth in
ning, and before Doc White could get
the side out the- Tigers had rolled up
Kid Smith of Birmingham pitched
the final four innings for the Cafla
hans, and gave only one hit. He has
lost his nervousness, and faced Cobb
and Crawford without a tremor.
Bodie got a triple and two singles,
Collins a triple and single and Kuhn,
who relieved Schalk when Smith
went to the mound, cracked a double
and single. Schalk was given a day
of rest today, visiting his home in
. Buck Weaver again exhibited
weakness batting against a right
hander. Swinging left-handed Buck
is overt-anxious. He struck out on
a wild pitch yesterday that would
have been a fourth ball, closing a
chance for the Sox to rally in the
Christy Mathewson pitched his
regulation game. He was stung for
13 hits, but when the Phils needed
runs they were forced to pop soft
flies. Chalmers and Moore were
whaled by the Giants. Burns, Shafer,"
Paskert and Magee each poled three
hits. Dbyle poked a homer with two
Brooklyn got only three hits in the
third inning off Tyler and Noyes, but
passes and errors let them count nine
times. Regan played with the Braves,
letting them hit after he was out of
danger. Wheat rapped four hits and
Harter slipped in the eighth inning
and the Reds made a bunch of errors
behind him, St Louis winning the
game with three runs. Huggins used
his usual three pitchers, Burke start
ing. It was a punk game.
The Yanks batted Bender out of
the box in the ninth, but the Macks
had too big a lead, swatting Ford for
13 hits. Collins got a triple and two
singles, Schang a double and homer
and Baker three singles. Ford lost
his first game in six starts.
Boehling, Griffith's recruit left
hander, won his seventh straight
game, blanking the Red Sox with
three hits. Washington bunched hits
off Mosely with Boston errors. Mor
gan cracked a double and two singles.
Fred Falkenberg won his first
game since June 1, beating the
Browns in the second game of a double-header.
In the .first Hamilton out
pitched Mitchell, who forced in the
winning run with three passes in the
ninth inning. Lajoie. returned to sec
ond base, Turner going to third in
place of Olson. Stone passed seven.
Naps in the second game. Gus Wil
liams was top slngger, with four hits
for the afternoon.
Willie Hoppe, a- promising coast
lightweight, had the thumbs and in- "
dex fingers of both hands blown off