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burgh poled two triples and a single
in the second game. Max Carey stole
Dauss, Hughie Jennings' sensa
tional young pitcher, added another
game, taming the Boston Red Sox.
Speaker, with a double and single,
prodded home both Boston runs.
Bauman and Crawford of Detroit
each got three hits off Leonard. Ty
Cobb, who is on a batting spree, rap
ped a triple and single, driving in
three Tiger tallies. Cobb's spurt has
pulled him up with Joe Jackson in
the race for championship batting
honors, and if the Peach continues
his stride he will be ahead of the Dixie
Driver when the next averages' are
Willie Mitchell only gave Washing
ton five hits, Cleveland scoring an
easy win. Engle pitched strongly
against the Naps after the first in
ning. He made way for a pinch hit
ter in the eighth and Hughes worked
the ninth. Cleveland got four runs on
as many hits. Lajoie, McBride and
Graney were the batting stars.
Look out for Chance. His revamp
ed team won another game from St.
Louis, Caldwell letting the Browns
down with three hits. Leverenz and
Baumgardner were walloped heavily.
Maisel, Chance's new third baseman,
started well. He failed to get a hit,
but stole one base, scored a run, and
did his field work acceptably. Pratt
of the Browns uncorked a homer.
Josh Devore, midget outfielder, has
been sold by the Cincinnati Reds .to
Philadelphia. Josh will have a chance
to fight his old teammates, the
Giants, for the pennant.
Fred Kommers, the outfielder, who
started like a whirlwind for the Pi
rates, has been sent to Columbus of
the American Association. The
youngster's batting average faded.
The New York Yanks have pur
chased Pitcher Marty McHale, form
erly with the Red Sox, giving Jersey
City $6,000 for his release. He will
report at once.
George Clark, the southpaw Grif
fith purchased from Chance, has been
returned to Washington by Atlanta
because of wildness. Griff believes
the youngster is a second Boehling,
and wants to place him where he can
get lots of work.
ST. LOUIS CARSHELD UP BY ICE
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 12. "He's
crazy with the heat," said traction
company headquarters, when a
motorman 'phoned in that ice on the
tracks had tied up the car line. The
motorman was correct, however, as
west-bound Cass avenue cars were
tied up thirty minutes while motor
men and conductors took turns in
shoveling their way through a
wagon-load of cracked ice. An aged
ice wagon had broken down.