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usual. Twice runners were on first
and second with none out, and a sac
rifice would have put the blossoming
runs in position. But the sacrifice is
still to be produced.
Chase, Bodie and Demmitt got the
-. Sox hits, Hal's being a triple in the
((J first inning.
Guessing the Sox is a real task.
Wednesday they clouted 12 safeties,
and punched them -when the oppor
tunities were ripe. Yesterday they
got three soaks, and were unable to
come through when the swats were
Walter Johnson is billed to pitch
against them today, and they may
batter the Blond Sniper. They may
and the First Ward may also go
The Chifed dropped thejr first
game of the eastern trip to Buffalo,
but there is still a chance for another
crack at, the same battle. Tinker pro
tested the game because of a decision
,by Umpire Goeckel in the Tinth in
ning, when the Buffeds put-cver the
winning run. A man Was on first
when Pitcher Anderson popped to
Fisk, who had gone to the mound aft
er Stanley batted for Lange in the
eighth. ,Fisk dropped the ball and
tossed to Beck. Fred touched the
man on first and then stepped on the
bag, completing what he thought was
a, double play. Goeckel refused to
allow it on the grounds that Beck
didn't touch the bag.
It looked very much as though
Goeckel pulled a boner, and then
stucko the decision grimly, in. spite
4& of the mistake.
" There was one out at the time of
the disputed play, and Buffalo -would
have been prevented" from, scoring.
"" Fisk went wild, and passed enough
athletes to force over the winning
Somethingflike 3,000 fans went to
the game while 600 were watching
the International Leaguers in a dou
ble header. It was a fine tribute to the
popularity of the third circuit, as the
weather was ideal for ice skating.
Tinker's team scored all its runs
in the eighth inning on, a fine rally,
and proved the aggregation is scrap
py and never gives up. Two passes,
an error and three singles were
grouped in the one frame.
Young Ervin Lange pitched 7 in
nings for Chicago, and was-touched
for only five hits, fanning seven. He
failed in one frame, however, and
Buffalo put over three runs. The re
cruit is still an uncertain fielder, and
got himself in trouble by making a
bad peg to Zeider on a force play.
Few young pitchers field well, so
there is plenty of hope for Lange in
the games to come.
Pittsburgh batted Demaree hard,
but Adams spilled his own game in
the first by ari error and wild pitch.
New York only got five hits. Wagner
was out of the game and McCarthy
went to short. Gibson,got a triple and
two singles and Mitchell a single. KeK.
ly, Carey and Burns each got two
Phillies got to Perritt and Robin
son In bunches and beat the Cards in
a long' battle. .Bad support for May
er gave the Cards their runs. Cra
vath, Becker and Killifer bunched hits
to put over the winning runs in the
14th. Lobert got a double and two
Rube Benton held Boston, to four
hits in five innings and was then
chased with Herzog for disputing a
decision. Davenport held the Braves
hitless the remainder of the game.
Tyler pitched well but was upset by
errors of Maranville and Evers,
Decrepit old Eddie Plank only
managed to blank Cleveland for 13
innings with six hits. The Mackmen
won on. a pas,s and wild throw by
Pitcher Hagerman, who also allowed
six hits. Oldriag saved the game for
the Athletics with a -leaping catch off
Lajoie!s. bat of a wallop ticketed for
Dubuc held the Yanks to two hits.
The" Tigers got to Keating in the
eighth on a double, single, two walks
ami omgie ror thiee runs. Cobb beat