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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 08, 1913, Image 10

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who batted over three times and went
hitless. Hal could not dent the soft
Washington pitchers in five efforts.
Eddie Cicotte pitched six innings
against Washington, blanking them
with a trio of hits in that time. Cal
lahan let the little frog eater call it
a day and put Joe Benz to work. Joe
was hit safely six times, five of the
clouts coming bunched in the eighth
inning for Washington's four runs.
The Butcher Boy was not exerting
himself, having a Wide margin to
work on.
President Comiskey has scheduled
an exhibition game with the Beloit,
Wis., semi-pro team, to be pulled off
August 29, an opon date in the local
schedule. The contract calls for the
appearance of Larry Chappell in the
line-up.
Ed Walsh did not go to visit Bone
setter Reese to consult about his
weakened arm. The spit king is on a
hunting trip, but will be back when
the Sox return next week.
Frank Baker will be remembered
by the Cleveland Naps. In four trips
to the pan yesterday he poled two
-doubles and a -single and was handed
a walk. He drove in three runs and
counted the same number personally.
Mitchell and Palkenberg were both
soft for the Mackmen. After the first
inning Bender had the numbers of
the Naps. He whiffed seven. Joe
Jackson, got two hits, the only bin
gles he registered in 15 chances dur
ing the Series.
Chance's new line-up delivered
against the Tigers. Cook, the new
right fielder, smashed a double and
two singles, and Williams, the recruit
first sacker, larruped a home run.
Jack Knight fielded sensationally at
second base. Lake was easy for New
York, while Schulz held Detroit to
three hits.
St. Louis made a game rally and
pulled down a big Red Sox lead, but
Tris Speaker settled things in the
ninth innings with a long hit Ander
son, a recruit, pitched fair ball for
Boston in the "first six innings, ttieif
cracked. Hall and Leonard finished. j
Mitchell and Hamilton had nothing
to dazzle the world's champs. Speak
er got three singles and Hooper a
pair of doubles.
Johnson had New York licked until
the ninth inning, when he faltered.
Mordecai Brown tried to stop the
slaughter, but was helpless. Mar
quard pitched great ball against the
Reds, but is not credited with the vic
tory, as he was liften in the eighth
inning for a pinch hitter. Fromme
finished. Jimmy Sheckard registered
a pair of hits.
Hans Wagner beat Boston in the j
tenth inning by clever baserunning, j
drawing a wild throw from Clymer
that let him score. Hess pitched' bet
ter ball than Robinson and Camnitz, I
but was beaten by errors. Mike Mit-
chell made' his debut in center for
the Pirates and clubbed a pair of
singles, one counting a run.
Brooklyn outhit St. Louis, but an 1
error by Southpaw Allen in the first
inning presented the Cards with the
game. Daubert was out of the game
with stomach trouble. Kilpatrick
took his place and poled a triple and
two singles. Griner gave the Dodgers
six hits.
Cleveland has purchased Pitcher
Abe Bowman from the Grand Rapids
club of the Central League. He will
report at the end of the Central .
League season.- I
The Toledo club of the American
Association has made overtures to
Darby O'Brien, manager of the Du
luth (Northern League) club, to man- (
age the Mud Hens in 1913. Topsy
Hartzel was recently released as su
perintendent of the Cleveland farm
and Third Baseman Bronkie has been
doing the steering.
The Boston Red .Sox have exer
cised their right of option on Infielder
Krug of the Indianapolis team and
Infielder Scott and Pitcher Brant of
St. PauL
b, .Men who knew "Muggsy"rMcGraw
of the old BaitimoreOri61esscarcely

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