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Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York • Page 10

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DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, ROCHESTER, N.Y.. SATURDAY. AUGUST 1. 1987 3D NATIONAL AT Mi 2 key. "When it came down to showtime, we had the pitching that did the job," Elia said, after the Phillies beat Chicago. Steve Bedrosian set a club record with his 30th save this season the 100th of his career while Chris James homered twice and Rick Schu added four RBIs for the Phillies. "You can't think about records when you're out there," Bedrosian said. "It's just my job to finish it up." Dodgers 9, Braves 5 ATLANTA Franklin Stubbs hit a three-run homer and Pedro Guerrero added another to pace Los Angeles and Fernando Valenzuela (9-8) over Atlanta. The Dodgers scored three runs in the first on Stubbs' 15th homer of the season and added three more in the second off Doyle Alexander (5-8). Padres 6, Astros 2 HOUSTON Ed Whitson won his 10th game and hit a two-run single and Garry Templeton drove in three runs as San Diego defeated Houston. Whitson (10-7) pitched 6V3 innings, giving up two runs and 10 hits. Lance McCullers pitched the final 2Vb innings to pick up his 10th save. with a sacrifice. Casey Candaele singled, scoring Foley, before Webster's single scored Fitzgerald and sent Candaele to third. Tim Raines' sacrifice fly drove in Candaele and Wallach made it 8-1 with his 16th homer. Reds 9, Giants 2 CINCINNATI Bo Diaz singled home the tying run in the sixth inning, and reliever Jeff Robinson walked in two runs with bases loaded to help Cincinnati down San Francisco. The victory moved the Reds three games ahead of the Giants in the National League West San Francisco starter Dave Dravecky (5-9) failed to hold a 2-1 lead in the sixth, when the Reds scored three times on a pair of hits and four walks. Eric Davis singled, Tracy Jones walked and Diaz hit a soft single to left with two out to tie the score 2-2. Dravecky left after walking Nick Esasky to load the bases, and Robinson came on to walk Dave Concepcion on four pitches and Terry Francona on five. Phillies 8, Cubs 5 CHICAGO It looked like a hitters' day at Wrigley Field, but Philadelphia Manager Lee Elia said pitching was the Webster's slam helps as Expos drub Mets, 13-3 The Associated Press MONTREAL Mitch Webster drove in five runs with a grand slam and single and Tim Wallach drove in four more, leading the Montreal Expos to a 13-3 victory over the New York Mets last night Webster had four hits in five at-bats, scored three runs and stole a base as the Expos snapped the Mets' three-game winning streak. Dennis Martinez (6-1) gave up seven hits over seven inninp and Andy McGaf-figan and Jeff Parrett pitched the final two innings for Montreal. Wallach doubled home two runs and came around on Hubie Brooks's two-base hit as Montreal scored three runs against starter John Mitchell (2-3) to take a 3-0 lead in the third inning. Tom Foley led off the Expos' fourth with a single and Mike Fitzgerald walked before Martinez advanced both runners TIM Associated Press Mitch Webster stealing second, beating throw to Mets shortstop Howard Johnson. BASEBALL AMERICAN Carlton traded to Twins MINNEAPOLIS Left-hander Steve Carlton, ninth on baseball's all-time victory list and second in career strikeouts, has been traded to the Minnesota Twins by the Cleveland Indians. The Twins acquired Carlton, baseball's winningest active pitcher with a 328-238 career record, for a player to be named late. Carlton's 4,111 strikeouts are second only to Nolan Ryan's 4,430. Carlton, 42, replaces right-hander Mike Smithson on the Twins' roster. Smithson was sent to the minor leagues on Wednesday. Carlton was 5-9 with a 5.37 eamed-run average with the Indians. 21. It was the 14th time the Royals were blanked this season. Clemens, the 1986 Cy Young Award winner, defeated Bret Saberghagen (15-6), who won it in 1985. Burks led off the game with his 16th homer to give Clemens all the support he needed. Clemens struck out four and walked two. Burks singled to open the third inning, stole second, and scored when catcher Mike Macfarlane's throw bounced off shortstop Ross Jones and went into right field. Burks beat Thad Bosley's throw to the plate to score. The Red Sox increased their lead to 2-0 when Horn led off the fourth inning with his fourth home run in eight games since being recalled on July 23. Greenwell led off the seventh with his 12th homer to make the score 4-0. The Red Sox activated pitcher Steve Crawford from the disabled list and put starting pitcher Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd on it with a shoulder problem. home and Tony Fernandez singled in the final two runs of the inning. Key (12-6) struck out six and walked three in his eight-inning sint Tom Henke finished up, allowing one hit and striking out three in the ninth. Cleveland took the lead with two outs in the top of the third on a homer by Brett Butler, his second. The Indians scored two more in the fourth on Cory Snyder's two-run double that Moseby mispiayed in center field. The Blue Jays cut the Indians' lead to 3-2 in the seventh, on a run-scoring groundout by Jesse Barfield and RBI single by Iorg. Red Sox 4, Royals 0 KANSAS CITY, Mo. Roger Clemens, getting home-run support from Ellis Burks, Sam Horn and Mike Green-well, scattered eight hits as Boston defeated Kansas City. Clemens (11-7) pitched his American League-leading fifth shutout, his second against the Royals this season. He previously shut out the Royals, 8-0, on April Geneva regains 1st, tips Newark Democrat and Chronicle and The Associated Press NEWARK The Geneva Cubs scored seven runs on eight hits in the fourth inning to erase a 4-0 Newark Orioles' lead and win, 11-7, in the New York-Penn League last night The victory put the Cubs a game ahead of the Orioles in the McNamara Division. Simeon Mejias drove in the winning run with a single off Mike Sander (5-3). Jeff Massicotte earned his 10th save when he struck out three straight batters after entering the game with the bases loaded in the ninth. Newark's Jack Voight had a triple and single to extend his team record hitting streak to 23 games. 6-run rally in 8th boosts Blue Jays past Indians, 8-3 The Associated Press TORONTO Jimmy Key scattered four hits over eight innings and Lloyd Moseby's leadoff home run sparked a six-run eighth inning to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to an 8-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians last night Moseby's 17th homer, off Reggie Ritter (0-1) tied the game, 3-3. The Blue Jays later took a 5-3 lead on a double by Fred McGriff and another run on the same play on an error by third baseman Brook Jacoby. After McGriff was caught stealing, Charlie Moore and Rick Leach walked, and Moore scored on Garth Iorg's single. Both runners moved up on the throw Giants get Pirate pitcher CINCINNATI The San Francisco Giants acquired right-handed pitcher Don Robinson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor-league catcher Mackey Sasser and $50,000. The Giants announced that Robinson would join the team today. Bad-hop single, bases-loaded walk lift Wings past Guides lIMMiMlmrn home run, as Syracuse defeated USED- then got Greg Jelks to hit into an and RENT-A-CAR I SVSTEM IMC AMlHlCAS SfcCOMJCAK NEW: H3 RATES: from $12.88 a day with 50 FREE miles oer dav J-; liTiWnK.V,m 24 Exchange SI. innings. The Red Wings took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning on Craig Worthington's two-out walk, Traber's single and Scott Ullger's RBI single. Toliver allowed five hits, walked four and struck out four. He escaped trouble with a double play in the sixth, and catcher Roman threw out Rene Gonzales trying to steal second on a hit-and-run play to help him in the eighth. In other IL games: Chiefs 5, Red Sox 2 SYRACUSE Doc Estes had three hits, including his fourth FROM PAGE 1D One of the hardest hit balls was a come-backer by Dowell in the third that struck Kucharksi's pitching hand and led to his departure in sixth. After Dowell singled, Roman sacrificed. Keith Miller walked and Greg Legg dou- bled home Dowell to tie the score, 1-1. "I didn't want to come out with a no-hitter in the sixth," Kuchars-ki said. "When he hit the double, I knew I didn't have a lot on it" Cooper came in and issued an intentional walk to load the bases, West Wayne Plaza Pawtucket Craig McMurtry (2-0) allowed two runs in 6 innings to pick up the win. Duane Ward pitched the remainder without giving up a hit to earn his 10th save. Clippers 7, Braves 4 RICHMOND, Va. Relief pitcher Steve Frey pitched one-hit ball through the final four innings as Columbus defeated Richmond. Frey (1-0) retired 13 of the 14 Braves he faced, striking out four, after relieving Tim Layana. Orestes Destrades and Jeff Moronko homered for Columbus. inning-ending double play. "I got behind in the count and had to come in with a strike," Cooper said. "I didn't want him to extend. I tried to jam him. The pressure's not on me. It's on him. I know what I'm going to throw to him." He pitched through the eighth, allowing one hit and striking out four. While Kucharski and Cooper were shutting down the Guides, Fred Toliver was doing to the same to the Red Wings for VA 360 Buell Rd. 436-6558 neil lo Centrl Trust 436-6558 Opposite Mobil 986-4583 TONIGHT ON CABLE LOWER CITY NETWORK Danny Johnson, 638 (two wins); Kenny Tremont, 632 (one win); Jack Johnson, 624; Jimmy Hor-ton, 610 (two wins); Kenny Brightbill, 550 (one win); Billy Decker, 431; Chuck McKee, 398; Mike Romano, 382; Alan Johnson, 368; and Bob McCreadie, 282. McCreadie and the three Johnsons are regular Saturday night competitors at Canandaigua Speedway. Tom Skibinski is a freelance writer whose column appears in the Democrat and Chronicle during the area auto-racing season. today at Michigan in the IROC event before flying back to Oswego for the modified nightcap. DIRT Update Ransomville Speedway hosts the 12th event on the 16-race AplusSkoal Bandit Super DIRT Series Tuesday night Defending series and race winner Brett Hearn of Kinnelon, N.J., leads this year's points chase after winning at Fonda and Orange County Fair speedways during the week. Super DIRT Series point standings as of July 29: Hearn, 735; Doug Hoffman, 724 (one win); presents 1 987 EMPIRE STATE GAMES Live coverage of New York's tinest amateur athletes going tor the gold. SATURDAY AT 7PM LIVE! CHANNEL 5 987-6300 Greater Rochester Cablevision A Division ot ATC He trails the late Richie Evans (13 victories) in Oswego's all-time modified standings with nine victories. His biggest victories at the historic port city track came in the 1979 and 1981 Budweiser Modified 200s. He also experimented with a rear-engine supermodified in 1972. "Early on I thought Indy was the place to be," Bodine said. "I ran about a half season at Oswego in the super until I realized I didn't belong. Once back on the modified scene I decided the Grand National series was next I paid my dues and now I'm lucky to be able to look back and know I made the right decision." Bodine has recorded five victories during his Winston Cup career, with the 1986 Daytona 500 the most recognized. His best finish this season is runner-up in the Good wrench 500 at Rockingham, N.C., and Budweiser 400 at Riverside, Calif. Being familiar with week-to-week changes in track sizes, he feels reduced speeds on Oswego's slightly banked Vs-mile layout will not affect his performance. "Whether you race at 200 miles per hour on a superspeedway or 100 miles per hour on a short track, its basically the same," Bodine said. "The only time you notice a difference is when there's an accident Hitting the wall hurts more at 200." Bodine is scheduled to race AUTO BAC1FIG Bodine returns to Oswego track to run in feature By Tom Skibinakl OSWEGO As Geoff Bodine drove up the road Thursday to Oswego Speedway, his head swelled with fond memories. Bodine, who drives on the Winston Cup circuit, hopes to add another lasting memory tonight in the Food MarketsBurritt Chevrolet 150 at Oswego Speedway. The supermodified double-header (twin 75s) begins at 6 p.m. There's a lot of new faces in the division since I raced modi-fieds," Bodine said. "The cars have also changed. They seem to be a lot smaller and much quicker. I'm fortunate that Brian (Ross) has the confidence to let me pick up his ride. I haven't driven a modified since about 1981, so I hope I can remember. I think Brian does, too." Bodine, who began racing modifiers in 1968, will team with 1986 Oswego modified track champion Ross. Bodine, 38, a native of Chemung, will drive the back-up car with Ross entering his familiar red No. 69. 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