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game, Pittsburg- making three.
Rixey and Seaton held the
Pirates in check, but their team
. -mates failed to put over the ne
Max Carey is making the Pitts
burg fans forget all about Fred
Clarke's hitting. He smashed a
single and triple.
Nap Rucker is one hard luck
pitcher. He gave the Reds
seven hits and one run, but lost
Suggs, who started for Cincin
nati, retired in the second because
of a stiff neck. Humphries re
lieved him, and was good.
Marsans drove in only run of
the game with a single after
Bescher had doubled.
Cardswon two games in one
day, more than they usually win
in a week, Boston being the vic
tim. First contest was a pitchers'
battle, but the sluggers held forth
in the second. St. Louis tied the
score in ninth' and won in 11th.
Red Sox had a hard time beat
ing Browns, getting winning tally
Speaker won the1 game for Bos
ton with a single in ninth with
two men on. He also got two
more safeties, being tied by
Yerkes, his teammate.
Washington thumped the Naps
twice in the same place and
gained a tighter hold on second
First game went 11 innings
after Cleveland tied the score" in
the ninth, Washington winning
when Griggs made a punk throw
to catch Gandil at third.
Joe Jackson peeled four hits
during the afternoon, three com
ing in the first game.
Walter Johnson pitched against:
Kaler and Mitchell in the second.
He was hit harder than usual, but
tightened up in the pinches and
also fanned nine of his opponents.
Detroit beat New York easily.
Mullin became sick from the heat
in the fourth and was relieved by
George tore off a triple and
single before he became sick.
McConnell, who pitched for
New York, also must have felt
sick. Crawford stung him for
three hits and Cobb for two.
Sterrett, the first baseman New
York secured from Princeton
University, seems to be a find. He
banged three hits yesterday and
handled 16 chances.
Eddie Cicotte, sold to the
White Sox by, Boston, says he
will not Join Callahan's bunch.
Sounds 6ke the usual stall.
Jimmy Coffroth, the coast fight
promoter, has offered a big purse
for Wolgasl-Rivers fight in San
Francisco, Admission day, Sep
tember 9. Tom Jones, Wolgast's
manager, has not decided
whether his man will accept.
Jesse Tannehill, brother of Lee,
who pitched on several big league
teams, has been released by South
Bend of the Central league. Tan
nehill was batting over .300, but
was said to be a disturBer.
Now comes George Engle,
manager of Frank Klaus, who
beat Carpentier, the French
champian, and declares that
French gamblers offered Klaus