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among those present When Walsh
does not use his spitter it means he
is not in form, for the damp delivery
is his long suit
Headwork was all that enabled fed
to pull through the nine rounds. He
worked the batters as much as he
could, but when forced to lay the ball
over it was easy to hit Whether
Walsh will be in his old-time form
when he starts again is problematical.-
After each game there has been
promise of permanent improvement.
It has not been shown. Ed is not
physically tired after a battle and is
unable to understand his lack of effectiveness.
John Collins held a big celebration
yesterday, tearing off a triple, double
and pair of singles. Chase got a dou
ble and single and Buck Weaver
cracked a triple. Rath singled twice
and pilfered a pair of bases.
Schalk was busy behind the plate.
Walsh fanned only three, but Ray
had nine putouts. His work on foul
flies is impressing the Eastern crit
ics. As soon as a foul is hit the
young catcher seems to know from
the sound of .the bat -where it will
land and his big mitt is always wait
ing for the dropping pill. Eddie Col
lins and the rest of the speedy Mack
men were afraid to take liberties with
his arm and did not attempt to steal
The Naps seem to have something
on Walter Johnson. They beat him
again yesterday, poling nine hits.
Johnson, the Cleveland first baseman-,
knocked a homer on the first
ball of the game. Vean Gregg had
Washington at his mercy, fanning
seven. Gregg is taking up a win
ning streak where Palkenberg left
off and in his last few starts has been
invincible. Joe Jackson failed to get
Russell Ford won his fourth
straight game for the Yankees, hold
ing the Browns to seven widely
spaced hits and a single run. Pratt
got three of the bingles. Weilman,
.was easy for Chance Rafters, hj the
last two innings. Babe Borton has
been dropped to seventh in the Yank
batting order because of failure to
hit Rollie Zeider will be back in the
line-up in a couple of days.
Boston and Detroit swapped ends
throughout the game, the Red Sox
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finally landing on top. Jennings used '
15 players, including twp pitchers,
Willett and Hall. Collins pitched for
Boston. Speaker mauled a triple and '
double, Carrigan a pair Of two-bag-
gers and"Ty Cobb added a triple and.
single apiece, 3