Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on August 20, 1985 · Page 12
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Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas · Page 12

Del Rio, Texas
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Tuesday, August 20, 1985
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Royals nip Tigers; Yankees hold off Red Sox mm Mr VWMM Wffl wM i ^f 4Re^iktt>^tt |H Mi ftwtmajof •*•$•« n* tattt* (a flM wtth • flcMtf • tract IB Hit twtton of Uw low tuning that gave Uw ftoyals • M victory oftf Dttrott Piacn-f IMIU r Onto Gottcgpcton f attd IMMM from thirtl bat* on tht grtMtftf awl sltt tht tag, profflfjueg at argvment from Memcnti after the game ended, Leeper was sett down to Oast AAA Omaha in a move tnat had already bcee plaaaed 67 the Royals. "t expected it," Leeper laid. "What the heck, I'm just happy t got a chance to contribute while I was here." The victory kept Kansas City 2V* games behind American League WesMeading California, which beat Oakland M. ta other AL games, New York held off Boston 9-3, Cleveland beat Toronto 5*3, Milwaukee stopped Minnesota 4*1 and Baltimore routed Texas 9*2. Both starters in the Kansas City -Detroit name went the dtfUflce and allowed just foir hits. Bret SaMrHagea, l**» gat fee victory while Jatfc Morns, 13-7, too* the htrd.l««k lest. K vflMSVa vj) KW 9vX 9 Dave WinffeM homered and drove in four runt for New York, but it was a ninth-inning catch that had the fans bvttiag at Yankee Stadium. With New York cling tog to a t-S lead with one out in the ninth, Marty Barrett hit a drive to left field but Griffey climbed the wall and reached far over the fence to catch the ball. "t didn't think it would go out, but as 1 got close to the fence t saw that it would," Griffey said, "t timed my jump and leaped. The one thing I thought about after the catch was that the fans didn't interfere with me. That was a break." The victory was the fifth straight for the surging Yankees, who moved within four games of first- place Toronto in the AL East. Indians 5, Blue Jays 3 Tom Waddell, who beat New York's Ron Guidry in his first major-league start three weeks ago, beat Toronto ace Dave Stieb in his third career start. Waddell, who had made M relief appearances before being shifted into a starting role, scattered seven hfts by tht Btw Jays for Ms first complete game. Stieb, ll-t, took the toss. Toronto, which led New York by tv* games on Aug. 4, has seen its lead slip to four games in IS days. Aagels S, A's 4 Reggie Jackson hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then sparked a hree-run fourth with a single to lead California over visiting Oakland. Jackson hit his 20th home run of the season, and the 523rd of his career, off Don Sutton, 12-7. Suttofl was trying to win the 2itth game of his career. Dave Kingman hit his 24th homer for the A's in the second. Brewers 4, Twins 1 Danny Darwin came within six inches of making baseball history. Instead, he wound up with a victory which was reason enough to be happy. Darwin, who had lost a team-record 10 straight decisions, pitched a brilliant one-hitter for his first triumph since June 11. The only hit off Darwin came in the fifth inning when Roy Sm alley homered off the right-field foul pale. "t tlMugftt ft wat going foul," saM Darwin, M4. "!>*« never seen a ball go down the line not hook at all." Darwin did net walk a batter and struck out eight. He hit Mark Salas wtth a pitch til the fourth for Minnesota's only other baseruaaer, aad retired the last IS Twins' batters. OrMes t, lingers 2 Ken Dixen started for Baltimore, Mike Mason started for Texas. And the Mason-Dixon duel summed up the latest fortunes for both teams with the Orioles heading north in the standings with another victory while the Rangers kept falling south with another loss. Baltimore scored six runs in the fifth inning while knocking out Mason, 5-12. Dixon, 6-3, scattered six hits and struck out a career-high eight batters, all in the first four innings. The Orioles have won six straight games and eight of their last nine. The Rangers have lost six consecutive games and 15 of 18. Live telecast slated for Indy NEW YORK (AP) - Imagine the Super Bowl or World Series on delayed tape. Or The Masters golf tournament. Or the U.S. Open tennis championships. Since 1965, when ABC first became involved with the Indianapolis 500, America's premier auto race has been presented on a delayed basis. Since 1971, the network has had same-night coverage. Beginning next year, however, the Indy 500 will be telecast live. Roone Arledge, ABC's president of news and sports, and Joseph Cloutier Sr., president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, announced Monday that they had reached a three- year contract for live coverage, starting May 25, 1986. Both ABC and the Speedway were concerned about declining ratings in recent years. And another network had approached Cloutier about televising the rnpp Cloutier expressed «ome respr- vations about the effect on gate receipts of going live with the race. "If you have a real good thing and everything is going right, there is a hesitance to change things," said Cloutier. "It has been growing as fast as we could keep pace of it. It's possible we could lose the asset of no longer being the place to be. We're not going into it with full confidence." Cloutier's concerns were partially satisfied by ABC, which agreed to black out all of Indiana. Cloutier noted that ABC is clearly defining next year's race as the first on network television. That's because the Indy 500 has been shown live in Indianapolis. "It was either 1947 or '48, in that area," he said. "The first local TV station in Indianapolis was getting ready to go on the air. It was a big rush act to get ready in time to televise the race." Olson lifts Mets past Captains By The Associated Press Dave Magadan raced home from third base with the winning run in the 12th inning when Greg Olson executed a perfect suicide squeeze bunt to give the Jackson Mets a 3-2 Texas League baseball victory over the Shreveport Captains. In other Texas League action Monday night, Arkansas defeated Tulsa, 6-2, Beaumont edged Midland, 4-3 and El Paso whipped San Antonio, 8-3. : Magadan singled in the 12th, moved to second on a single by Barry Lyons and advanced to third on a sacrifice by Randy Milligan. Keith Miller was then intentionally walked to load the bases and set the stage for Olson's bunt. Everett Graham had his 12th homer of the season for Shreveport in the third inning. Tom Burns, who has given up one run in the last 32 innings and only two runs in the 45 Innings he has pitched for Jackson this season, was the winning pitcher. He is 7-1. The loser was Kernan Ronan, 5-1. Willie Lazado's double highlighted a six-run fourth inning for the Arkansas Travelers as they defeated the Tulsa Drillers 6-2. The Travelers got singles from Bob Geren, Tim Wallace, Jose Rodriguez, Mark Dougherty and Gotay Mills in the fourth inning outburst. • When it comes to auto loans, all signs point to 'go.' Our new low rotes make this o great time to get behind the wheel of that used car you want, and on approval, we'll tailor terms to best suit your individual financial situation. 701 8, Main The Del Rio Loan Company "locally Owned and Operated" 774-MJS Tulsa took a 1-0 lead in the third as Willie Darkis singled and scored on a double to left by Larry Klein. The Drillers got their other run in the sixth as Mark Gile scored on an infield single by Mike Stanley. The winning pitcher Ben Hayes, 2-1. Rob Clark, 8-5, was the loser. The Beaumont Golden Gators broke a 1-1 tie by scoring three runs in the seventh inning enroute to a 4-3 victory over the Midland Angels. Midland was able to score two runs in the eighth inning, but could get no closer than the final margin. The Angels had two men on in the ninth, but failed to score. Mike Madril and Billie Merrifield both had solo homers for Midland. Francisco Oliveras, 2-0, was the winning pitcher. The loser was Doug Banning. The El Paso Diablos exploded for seven runs in the seventh inning as they whipped the San Antonio Dodgers, 8-3. AWARD WINNERS - Displaying their awards from a recent 4-H show are, from left, AAlssie Taylor, all-around adult; Jesse Lea Bolner, reserve high point adult; Jackie Nm-Bcrtld ptrto ft? BttlfM GlKU Brown, high point senior; Chuck Garabedian, reserve high point senior; Mike Yerger, reserve high point junior, and Michelle Yerger, high point junior. Odds in Darlings' favor for Mets MONTREAL (AP) - Ron Darling figured the odds were in his favor. Bothered by an abscetsea tooth, Darling awoke 30 mintrtes before game time after sleeping in the New York Mets clubhouse for four hours. After clearing the sleep from his eyes, he went out and held the Montreal Expos to no runs on four hits over seven innings. When the Mets pushed across a run in the eighth, Darling, 11-5, was a 1-0 winner in the only game played in the National League Monday. Wally Backman who delivered a birthday present in the form of a run. Expos starter Bryn Smith had shut down New York on three hits through the first seven innings — extending the Mets scoreless string to 17 Innings. But he was removed for pinch-hitter Scot Thompson in the seventh and Tim Burke, riding a team- record-tying eight-game winning streak, relieved. With none out Heep drilled a double into the right-field gap, a place, he said, "where I couldn't have hit it any better." Heep then moved to third on a groundout to second base by Len Dykatra. With Montreal center fielder Herm Winningham playing shallow against Backman, who is not considered a power threat, the second baseman drove a pitch over Winningham's head. The double allowed Heep to coast home with the winning run. "That's a situation most hitters should thrive on, and I don't mind being in it," said Backman." "I knew the wouldn't give m g e od bot L h or J Record broken in city tourney toothache and a loss on my birthday," said Darling who turned 25, an event the Mets celebrated with helium balloons around his locker. It was the combination of pinch-hitter Danny Heep and VANN'S Fre*h Shrimp Oyiter* • Scallop* Lob»ter • Lanaottino • FISH t Halibut Steak* Flounder Fillet* Red Snapper GOURMET SEAFOOD 11 a.m. til 6i30 p.m. DIRECT FROM THE GULF COAST Will Be In Del Rio Wtd. ft Tbun,, Aug. 21it ft 22nd Avt. P Bw Stop A recent city tourney game was a slug fest that totaled 70 runs which broke the Hogan Park record by one run. The Schlitz team beat Miller Lite, 12 to 5, to win the tourney. Cliff Carlson hit a home run at the top of the sixth inning to break the 1975 record. In addition to sponsor trophies. Mo I me* First 30 min. of lit lecture Sr. Citizen* anytime, (except Holiday*) the following individuals were voted all tournment. From Schlitz: GregNowlin, Adam Guzman, Dickie Groft, Joey Cardenas and Tony Guzman. Gene Flores of Miller Lite was voted most valuable player of the tourny with his .750 batting average. All tournment players representing Miller Lite were Julian Valdez, Mando Rodriquez, Jose Louis Garcia and Alex Martinez. All tourney players of the third place Line Masters were Dave Pyatte, Cliff Carlton and Cheater Thomaa. Flavio Talamentez and Lalo Elizondo represent the fourth place Perry's team. Rounding out the honor aquad was Kike Hernandez of the fifth place Boogies. 771-0330 I- COCOON PC. ?:00«4:30»7:00»9:35 II. SUMMER BiNTAl PC. I:30*3:3Q**30*7:30*9:30 III. 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