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exhibited an attack of superhuman
proportions anti have had but one
badly pitched game.
Coveleskie is as effective as he
has been at any time this season,
Dauss is better andJames is improv
ing with each game. YesterdayJen
nings uncovered a recruit named
Ehmke, who held the Indians to sev
en hits, passed oneand fanned four.
If this fellow can 'repeat for three
more games Jennings has better
than an even chance to cop a pen
Boston and Chicago have both
been, playing a poorer brand of ball
than the Tigers. Our prides -cleaned
Cleveland, but were not playing well
.and have so far been shoved back by
the Browns, a better team than Fohl
bosses. Loose fielding by Ness, Jack
son, Benz, Terry and Weaver handed
the Browns every opening yesterday.
Worst of all, Buck Weaver did not
run out one fly ball, which is the test
of a championship club.. In the
fourth Buck was first up and lofted
a fly to Shotton. It was an easy one
and Buck loafed to first. Shotton
dropped the balL Buck was at first
and a bounder by Ed Collins forced
him? Weaver could easily have
reached second on the muffed fly and
would have changed the entire plan
of attack of the South Siders. Buck
seldom makes such a mistake, but
this one was glaring.
The Detroit outfield, in downing
Cleveland, made 11 hits for 21 bases,
Cobb getting two homers and-two
singles, Crawford a single, double
and triple and Veach a double and
three singles. Ohe man was on each
time Ty poled a homer.
St. Louis closes its season's work
tk with the Sox todayv So far the lo-
w cals have won 14 and lost 7 in the
The .National league race is as
warm as the American, with Brook
lyn heading the Phils by a single
game. Brooklyn, has all its remain
ing games on the home lo.t, and for
this much of the season the Robin
sons have been great people on their?
Pittsburgh and the Cubs may cause
a few upsets in the east, but St. Louis
and the Reds should merely be feed
ers for the contenders. Brooklyn
has six games with the Cubs and
these are liable to be crucial. Tinker I
willjexhibit a flock of good pitchers
to citizens of the seaboard, though I
his attack is not powerful.
Nick Carter started the invasion
with a three-hit game-against thei
Braves, but lost. Carter appears Mb
be a real pitcher, ripe right now fori
a regular turn in anybody's balli
league, and he will start in 1917 as
a regular. He can stand a lot of
work, being built on the iron man
And Smith, the rookie outfielder
from Omaha, is certainly starting his
major career as a slugger. In four y
attempts yesterday he knocked three r
hits. Possibly he will slide when thej
pitchers get onto him, but Pa Rourke r
says the boy is a regular swatter
who has no weakness. Such birds
are few nd far between.
McGraw is in the- midst of another
winning streak, having copped six
straight. The uprising is too late,
however, to do the Giants any good.
They are destined for the bottom po-
sition of the first division.
Mamaux outpitched Jack Coombs
to give Pirates even break with thP
Dodgers. Wheat got hits in each
game, making 25 consecutive games''
in which he has landed a safety.
Johnny Seys, assistant secretary
of the Cubs, has gone to Pittsburgh
to cheer Larry Doyle, in a hospital"
there. John will tell funny stories td
the injured second baseman until hisa
broken rankle mends. &
Some Maroon footballers have5
started light practice on the Midway, T
but nothing vigorous will be attempt-
ed. until the official opening of the
Big Nine coaching season. Coach
Stagg is still in the east looking over
the Yale gridders, but is expected
back to a few days to take over the4