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grass and let the run count on an
infield hopper, preferring to get the
batter at first , It merely showed the
confidence of the Jennings people,
but it was sadly misplaced against
Ed Collins and Jackson poled two
hits. Cobb got a triple.
Eddie Mulligan, new Cub short
stop, is plainly showing the strain
under which he is working. The
rookie fully realizes that he is the
big question mark of the North Side
gang and that the showing of the
club in great measure hinges on the
way he does his work. So far he has
made four wild pegs to first base,
though he curbed this wildness yes
terday. It is in batting that he has fallen
down hardes. Twice more he fanned
yesterday, adding these to his trio of
whiffs in the opening combat This,
however, is only natural, for the
strain o nthe youngster is great
Tinker is certainly doing the right
thing by keeping him in the game. It
shows Mulligan that the manager
has confidence m him and does not
believe his pace of the first three
days is his regular speed. If any
thing will, this should bring out the
good baseball that is undoubtedly in
the little fellow.
Tinker has exhibited four pitchers
so far and two of them, McConnell
and Hendrix have made good, even
though Claude was trimmed yester
day. He pitched ball that should
have won, but was supported in a
messy manner by his backers. Both
Vaughn and Packard failed in their
These two fellows must come
through if the Cubs are to cut high
in the running, for good left-handed
pitching will stop many National
league teams boasting left-handed
Frank Schulte seems determined
to hold his job. in the outfield against
the competition of Mann and Zwil
ling. He has been belting the sphere
solidly, is taking care of big field!
work energetically, and displaying
large' gobs of pep and vim in all de
partments. Frank is being pushed
this year and realizes that if he slips
that are a couple of men in the offing
ready for his job, and that either of
them could just about handle it This
is a remarkable tonic to a ballplayer.
After today's game in Cincinnati
the Cubs will hike on to St Louis for
a four-game set with the Cardinals.
Miller Huggins has put together a
good team there, but it is not likely
to give the Tinkerites any more trou
ble than the Reds.
Pirate infielders erred badly and
St Louis rushed through the holes
for a victory. Jasper, former Sox
star, was good pitcher for the Cards.
Rain is upsetting the big league
schedules. Three American and two
National games were canceled yes
terday because of rain. That means
bargains for the fans later in the sea
son, but it doesn't help the coffers of,
Miles Main, one of Roger Bresna
han's Toledo pitchers, has sprained
his wrist. Roger was picking him to
open the American ass'n season
Bill McKechnie, former Fed star,
recently with the St Louis Browns,
has been ordered to New York,
where the Giants will give him a,
trial. McKechnie is the property ofj
Pitcher Sam Jones and Infielder
Fred Thomas are the players Boston
will take from Cleveland in the
Loyola 15, Senn 7.
Evanston 10, Crane 9.
St Cyril 11, Parker 5.
Blue Island 8, Maine 3.
Proviso 8, New Trier 7.
Indiana 4, Northwestern 3.
Illinois 7, Notre Dame 2.
Vanderbilt 2, Michigan 1.
Wisconsin 12, Armour 5.
Floyd Town, Lane Tech swimming
star, set a new A. A. F. record in the
220-yard swim to the Y, M. C, Aj
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