tlons In the hope of landing a work
able machine for the 1917 season.
Hunter will be givai a fair trial at
third. Then it is probably Sicking
and Pechous 'will be tried on that sta
tion, with Hunter having a shot at
first base, which has not been well
protected this season. The young
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then benched, but will be thorough
ly tried out The remainder of the
season can be wiped out, so far as
shopping in the percentage column
is concerned. Next season is more
important than a game now and then
for the raminder of this moth-eaten
All of these young men will be
eligible for the city series, having
joined" the team tpripr to Sept 1, and
some of them may break into the
classic unless the White-Sox upset
all dope and win the flag in their
Today the Cubs are in St Louis.
They return home Sunday for a
game with the Cards, then the .Reds
come for two games' Monday and
one Tuesday. The Labor day games
will both be played in the afternoon
as a bargain bill. v
Cavender held Phils to three hits
yesterday. 'Doubles by Zeider, Wil
liams and Saier and a single by Mann
scored both Cub runs in one inning.
At last Nemo Liebold has a chance
with the White Sox as a regular.
Rowland put him in right fielcL yes
terday and gave him the lead-off as
signment Nemo failed to hit, but
he walked once and sacrificed. John
Collins has increased his batting a
bit on this trip, but he is not the
lead-off man Tjiehnld is. and time -urfll
h prove the midget' considerable of a
Von Kolnitz was sent to third
base, Terry and McMullin being
benched, and it is probably the same
alignment will be preserved for the
present Von hit three singles, ac
counting for three runs, nullifying
one bad throw.
The final game against the Mack-
men is on today and the Hose are
bound to have less than a fifty-fifty
mark for their operations in the
east, no matter what the outcome.
They have already dropped eight
while winning six. From Philadel
phia the Sox travel to Detroit where
one game is booked for Saturday.
Then the South Siders will be close
enough to their "own stamping
ground to ignore a railway strike.
The schedules of both leagues for
the next ten days have eastern
teams in the east and western teams
in the west, which simplifies matters
in case a tie-up comes. The clubs can
be transported by autos or interur--ban
lines, though the jumps will be
tiresome. No postponements will be
Yesterday morning one expert
opined that the Boston pitching staff
wag slipping, and this, it was, said,
gave the remaining teams in the pen
nant hunt a fine chance to come
through and oust the world's champions-
Evidently .Dutch Leonard
didnt read this screed. The Red Sox
southpaw blanked the Browns with
out a run or hit and only two men
got t,o first base. Weilman was hit
hard. What really hurts the Red Sox
is the fact that Jack Barry may be
out of competition for three weeks
or more with a handful of fractured
bones. He was hiUby a ball.
Donovan put lYlagee on second and
Maisel on third and Yanks won,
smearing James. Cobb got three hits
Speaker went hitless while Wash
ington beat Indians.
Zim's hit in 12th won for Giants
over Reds. Heinie made two hits
and accepted five fielding chances.
Rudolph blanked Pirates in first
and drove in lone run with a single.
Pirates won second by hammering
Barnes. Callahan tried out a flock
of new men.
Wheat started three innings for
Brooklyn with singles, scoring each
time.ijMarquard gave Cards five hits.
Boston Red Sox have secured Out
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