Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1976 · Page 24
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 24

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 21, 1976
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r --; Major League Baseball [liniailllinilllllllinillllliraiUllfflnillllOlllllllllll!! By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE Ride 'Em, Cowboy Mlcheal 'Cowboy' Forrest, freshman running back for the Razorback football team, picks up a chunk of yardage during last Saturday's. Hed-WhHe game, in which he gained 59 yards on ,12 carries. Forrest and the'Hogs'have, he en idle since Saturday,-With no practice scheduled on Mondaj and a 'nun-out Tuesday." They'll go back to wnrk in day, Thurs- day and Friday; in preparation for Saturday's Red-White finale in LUtle^Rock. (TIMES- [ihntu by Ken Good) Mets-Cards Game Sparks Near-Brawl NHL's Top Flayer ST. LOUIS -- Center Bobb Clarke of the Philadelphia lly ers was 'named National Hocl ;y League player of the ye; by-the Sporting News By FRANK BROWN AP Sports Writer New York baiters bit Ebe St. Louis pitchers - hard Tuesday nij;ht--almost as hard as'Cardi- nals -pitcher , Lynn J^cGVothen hit two Mots baiters and nearly sparked a brawl. The hitting by the hitlers took place in the first two innings, when Fetjx iVlilJan, .Del Unser and.John Milner each slugged two-run homers to help New York carry a 6-0 lead into the third: inning. That's when McGlothen started hitting the baiters. "I'm a big league, pitcher I want i to be around a while," said McGlothen, : \vho hit Unser and opposing pitcher Jon Matlack in the third, '.causing charge from-(he Mcls "dugout led by slugger Dave King man, McGlothen, who was cjectec for his tactics, continued to defend his action. "I jiisl think a pitcher h a s - a right to try to contain the hitters. If a pitcher feels like lie's ben intimidated, he has to do something I hil them as a certain measure thai had to be done." C a r d i n a l s Manager Ret Schoehdienst, who.,along with New-York shortstop Bud Har relson: was ejected from _lhi game in the third inning, man agiid a light comment. '.'Mac McGlothen was wild al night, I'm'surprised he hit any body if he was trying,' ' s'ai Schoendienst, But,New York emotions woci militant against what had takci place. "I think it's .bush," said Mat Jock, who pitched a six-hitte ! for the 80 victory. "I real!; - think I have no respect for th' , man Mc'GJolhcri, even though did before. When a guy hits i [ bailer after a home ru ;, it's one thing. But not when th core is 6-0. Everybody's gotto itcti inside, Ihal's part of the aine. But 'hot'a foot-and-a-hatf nside " In the other NL games Tucs- day, J Philadelphia topped Pitts b-irgh 5-1, San Diego bested Cincinnati. 7-5,. San' Francisco ouLscored Atlanta 1241 in 10 in nnigs, and Los Angeles clipped louston 6-3. The .'Montreal at Chicago game was rained put. Phillies 5, Pirates I Mike Schmidt, who is "fun to watch when you're · on his side," according to teammate Jim Kaat, cracked, his sixth home run in three games to lie six.other players for 1 he major league /record and 'lead the Phils past, the Pirates. Kaat pitched a six-hitter in one hour, 47/mmntes and hit a two-run doubte--"My first, bit in three years" -- to help Phila^ rielphia." 4 Padres 7, Reds 5 Pinch-hitter Jerry Turner's bases-loaded si ngle keyed three-run San Diego rally Jn the eighth inning 1 as the Padres handed Cincinnati its fourth defeat in five games. The Reds \\ere trailing 4 0 and held hitlcss by Bill Greif until the fifth, .but scored five times in the seventh lo lake Ihe lead. B:iteh Metzgcr,. 1-0, got the victory in relief 'and combined with Greif, Mike Dupree and Dave Tomlin^to.snap a 22-game hilling streak' by-Pete Rose. 1 Giants 12, Braves II Gary Matthews hil two home runs--his second winning the game in the I0th inning--two si n gl cs, scored four rutis and drove in three'lo lift the Giants past the Braves. San Frnncisco trailed 8-1 at one point. SMART SHOPPERS WATCH TIMES ADS 7 DAYS A WEEK! Easl itts ilia cw York licago ontrcal Louis ouslon inclnnali tlanla an Fran Diego xs An, 6 5 4 5 3 5 J 6 Wesi 7 5 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 ng 2 7 .2 Tuesday's Hcsull Pel .750 .571 .545 .411 .375 .333 .583 .550 .556 55G II! .222 Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh'I Montreal at Chicago, ppd, ain San Francisco 12, Atlanta 11, 0 innings San Diego 7, Cincinnati 5 New York 8, St..Louis 0 Los Angeles 6, Houston 3 Wednesday's Games San Diego (Wehrmcisler 0-J at Cincinnati (Norman 2-0) Philadelphia (Carlton 0-1) a lltsburgh (Mcdich.1-0) New York (Lolich 0-2) at SI ·OULS fForsch. 0-05 Montreal (Fryman 1-1) Chicago (Zah'n 0-0) San Francisco (llalicld 0-2 at Atlanta (Ruthven £l), n Los Angeles (John 0-1) i {ou5jtori v (Richard 2-1), n Thursday's Games Montreal at Chicago Los Angeles al-Houston, (n) Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Easl \\ L Pel. GB 6 New York Milwkce Boston Detroit Cleveland Baltimore 3 4 3 6 West J 6 4 6 4 4 . 3 ' 5 6 3 5 . .750 .714 .500 .429 .429 .333 Te\ds J 6 4 60J Oakland 6 4 60J -Chicago 4 . 3 571 ' Calirornia ' 5 6 .455 . 1! Kan City 3 5 .375 2 Minnesota 3 7 .300 3 Tuesday's Results Cleveland 9, Texas 1 New York.5, Chicago 4 Boston 12, Minnesota 3 Milwaukee 5, Kansas Cily 4 California 5, Baltimore 0 Oakland 6, Detroit 5 Wednesday's Games Chicago (Hamilton 0-0) . New York (May 0-0) Texas (Umbarger 1-1) , Cleveland (Peterson 0-1), twi, Kansas City (Fitzmorris 2 at Milwaukee (Colborn 1-0), n Rorthwwl Arkoinoj TIMES, Werf., April 21, 1976 · rAVKTTF.VILI.E. ARKANSAS trikes Out 12 In Process Nolan Ryan Blanks Orioles By ALEX SACHARE AP Sports Writer Nolan Ryan's actions speak uclcr than his words. To lislcn lo the California An- charismatic pitcher, you'd ink- he's really having his "oblcms. "I'm still [ighling my rhythm n d " my delivery," he said Q Angels .dressing room at ght, "Maybe I need more ork, maybe it's the five-man otalion we have . . . I'm just ot in the proper groove." Sounds like he'd just been nocked from the a bar ige of honw runs, right? Actually, the hard-throwing righl-handcr had just blanked the Baltimore Orioles on 'three hits, pitching the Angels to a 5* 0 victory. What's more, ' he struck out 12 batters, the 72nd time in his brilliant career he's fanned 10 or more hut. the first time since June 14, 1975 Elsewhere in the American League, (he - Cleveland Indians defeated the Texas Rangers 9-1, the New York . Yankees edged the Chicago White Sox : 54, the Boston Red Sox routed the Minnesota Twins -12-3, the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Kansas City Royals 54 and the Oakland A's beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5. Ryari, 2-1, has allowed eight hits in 25 innings this season. He stopped Kansas City on four hits last week, after losing his first start of the season against Oakland even though . he only allowed one hit in the seven'In- nings ha worked. Bill Melton drove in three runs with a double and a single to back Ryan's-. 24th Career shutout, and Dave.Chalk added three hits. Melton singled home one run in the sixth and doubled in two more in the seventh, bringing his season RBI total to 10. Sacrifice flies by C h a l k - a n d Jerry R e m y accounted for the other Harris Back; Center Moved Muskie Harris, junior defen- ;ive back for the Razorbacks, s Ihe only player who missed ast " week's 1 . Red-White 1 game xpecled to see action this week at Little Rock. Harris should X; recovered from a sprained ankle. nick Shumaker, junior center 'rom Tcxarkana, is the only ilayer who will change sides .his week. He moves to the Red .cam Kicker Steve Little punted .11 .imes last week, averaging 62.5 yards on two kicks with the 30-mile-per-hour wind and 28.2 yards on nine .boots into the 'ale. Warriors Begin Playoffs With Big Win Over Detroit Connors Tops Dent DENVER -- Top-seeded Jim my Connors look a fi-4, 7-5 victory over Phil Dent of Australia! in quarter-final action of the $GO,000 World Championship Denver Tennis Tournament. Lief Johonson Wins MADRID -- Lief Johanson ol Sweden defeated Spain's Juan Gisbert 6-3, 6-4 in the second round ot an international tennis tournament. Baltimore-. (Palmer 2-1) California (Kirkwood 0-1), n Detroit (Roberts 1-0) at Oak taiid (Torrez 1-2), n. Thursday's Games No games scheduled By JOHN 'NELSON AP Sports Writer j When Detroit Coach Hero Brown was asked if (here was ny one, area in which his team was weakest, he answered: 'Yeah, basketball." But, the Golden Slate ~ War- tors can .make almost any. opposing 'coach feel that way. The defending' National Basketball Association chanipions opened , h e i r "quarter-final scries against Detroit .Tuesday night with a 127103 victory Phil Smith'Scored 26 points. 'We were horrible," Brown said. "The Warriors played we)I.'They can just break you down,. and I'm sure that contributed some to our being horrible " Rick Barry was held to 13 points but he tied his, season high for assists, handing out.1!, In the night's only other. p!ay off game, the Phoenix Sun; took a ,3-1 lead in their - quarter final - series · against Seattle beating ;tbe SuperSonicsM3D-114 The .Warriors-Pistons . serfe continues in Oakland Thursday night, and Phoenix travels U Seattle for Game 5 Sunday. Tonight, the Boston Celtics after drawing a bye thtougf the first round, begin .thci quarter-final series against th Buffalo Brares, and the .Clevt land Cavaliers take a 24 lea in their bnst-of-seven quarter-fiat series into Washington. Bob Lanier led Detroit with (points, 14 of them in the firsl quarter. The Warriors, who drew E irst-round bye and have no ilajed in 10 ttajs showed early ngns of rustmess, falling be u'nd 18-12. But they outscorec he Pistons 12-0 .to move ahead ime ; lead. In P hoenix' victory, Pau Weslphal \ tied : his scasqn-hig! wmt production with 39, an 1 Oefth' Erlckson 'added 31 ·points Seattle's- Fred · Brown was ' hel eight points in thf 1 first ha mt led a third quarter surg hat brought Seattle within fn xnnts Ele v, ound up with ieam high 33 points Boston Coach- Tom Heinsohr is' worried" about the Celtic; long layoff. "We're ready phy: ically," sa\i. Hemsohn, "but don't know haw sharp we'll ,h after such a long layoff days." Meanwhile, " Buffalo "- Coac Jack Ramsay, Mhose Brave reached the quarter finals beatin g Philadelphia ,, says hj team is both -physically an mentally sound. Washington .Coach K.C; Johi will have to,'find;a remedy f( the _ poor ,-shtmting .of Elv Hayes and Phil Chenier if ' hopes 'to even, up his team series with" Cleveland. ngcts runs. Red So\ 12, Twins 3 The Red Sox, held to 'six omc runs in their first nine .mes, raked Twins pifchers for ur homers Tuesday . n i g h t , wight Evans drove in four uns with a homer. ; and '~ a ouble,' while Jim Rice/ Carl 'astrzcmski and Carlton Flsb iso homered. Yankees 5, While Sox 4 RBI singles hy Thurman lunson and Chris Chambliss clped the Yankees, beat Chiago behind -the standout relief itching of .Tippy Martinez, who eld the White Sox:score!ess for ve innings. Indians 9, Rangers 1 Gaylord Perry returned to ilevcland, only to be:routed in .seven-run seventh inning and agged with the loss. Alan-Ashy's two-run single and Frank Duffy's two-run double high- ghted the burst, though both nme «ff relievers who followed ·erry, traded by the Indiana ast June. Brewers 5, Royals 4 , Pedro Garcia -.drove in two ims and scored twice" to pace he Milwaukee attack in : a game twice delayed by rain, or a total of one hour 22 minutes t Pete Broberg checked the loyals .on two hits through five nnings, then Billy- Champion and Ed f Rodriguez . preserved :he victory. . A's 6, Tigers, 5 ( Oon Bailor, obtained fiom Baltimore in the controversial Reggie Jackson trade, singled lome ': Claud ell Washington ! .lo cap a three-run rally in the th that lifted Oakland to victory Joe Rudi had_ tied the game with a two-rim single. r "· 1 Suspension Lifted ; j J CALGARY -- The suspension | imposed- upon Calgary Cowboy's Coach Joe ·- Crozier was lifted by .World Hockey Leagua President Ben Hatskin; Griffith Signs .LOUISVILLE, .Ky. ;.-^ Louis^ ville bigb school basketball star Darrell Griffith announced ^ha was signed a national ;letler-io( intent to attend the University. of Louisville. · WE SELl (OR tESS WAL-MART Discount City PAINT SAI/B St APRIL Zl-24 ·th . . . - · - . . : :·:·:.-;· --~;fffys. 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