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SPORT DOINGS '
National League Chicago 10,
Boston 7; St. Louis 8, New York
6; Pittsburgh 5, Brooklyn 3; Cin
cinnati 2, Philadelphia 1.
American League Cleveland
-3, Chicago 1.
It begins to look like the Cubs
had to beat both Giants and Pres
ident Lynch for National League
Yesterday Lynch suspended
'John Evers for five days because
of the Trojan's argument with
Umpire Firmeran Saturday. This
"Will keep the second baseman out
of the first two clashes with the
Giants here Thursdayarid Friday.
Five days is an unusual time
for a player to be suspended. The
usual punishment is a three-day
Heinie Zimmerman was also
fined $50 for arguing.
New York players who have
committed as great offenses as
did Evers are usually fined light
ly, seldom suspended, and never
pn the eve of a Cub series. There
are many queer angles to Lynch's
recent actions, among them his
suspending of Tinker and Zim
merman in a former Giant series.
Even without Evers the Cubs
crept up on the Giants .yesterday.
Downs subbed for John. His
fielding was ragged, but he did
great execution with the stick
against Tyler and Hess.
Lavender started for Cubs, but
was wild, and when he did stick
the ball over Boston batsmen
I Charley Smith pitched the last
seven innings ana gave .Boston
Ward Miller was again in left
for Sheckard. He cracked a
double and three singles out of six
trips to the block.
Sheck was shoved into the
game in the second when Tommy
Leach hurt his leg. Jim singled
twice in two attempts.
Zimmerman, Saier and Schulte
poled two hits each.
Boston slugged away the Cubs'
early lead and at one period of the
game led, 7 to 6.
Callahan used Ed Walsh, but
even the one best bet failed to
win for the sorrowful Sox.'
The boss shifted his line-up,
sending Harry Lord to the out
field and putting Zeider on third.
The new combination secured 9
hits off Kaler, but they were used
where they would do least dam
age. Walsh stopped the Naps dead
in every inning but the fourth,
when Davis' men got four hits for
In the other seven innings they
hit safely three times.
John Collins, who led both
teams with a double and single,
failed when he had a chance to
break up the game for the Sox.
South Siders' only run came on
a double by Collins and a single
by Ernie Johnson. This young
ster is not slugging, but his hits
A medal for the Cards! Again
they beat Giants.
Bresnahan's gang jumped on
Ames and Mathewson went to