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-THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1989 — 9 Schmidt passes another milestone By The Associated Press Mike Schmidt's extra base hit in the first inning against Pittsburgh was extra special, too. Schmidt, whose 546 homers rank seventh all- time, broke Richie Ashburn's Philadelphia club record for hits Thursday night with a run-scoring double —the 2,218th hitof his 17-season career. He also doubled and scored in the fifth inning as the Phillies beat the Pirates 9-4 Thursday night at Three Rivers Stadium. "It's not up there with number 500, but getting the most hits in the history of an organization is something to be happy about," Schmidt said. The Phillies scored three times in the first inning and twice in the second to take a 5-1 lead against Mike Dunne, 1-1. Ken Wo well, 2-0, allowed four runs and three hits over six innings before Greg Harris pitched two scoreless innings and Todd Frohwirth finished the game. "This team isn't doing anything out of the ordinary other than hitting the ball," Schmidt said. "We've got a guy hitting fifth (Von Hayes) who is the best hitter in the league and we've got three guys up in the batting order (Juan Samuel, Tommy Herr and Chris James) who can hit the ball." Von Hayes, hit a two-run homer in the first inning and is batting a league-leading .489. As a team, the Phillies are batting .272, nearly 30 points higher than they did last season. Mets 4, Cubs 3 Gregg Jefferies broke a 1 -fpr-28 slump with a game-tying single and Mookie Wilson's grounder scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as New York beat Chicago at Shea Stadium. Baseball roundup Dwight Gooden, 3-0, pitched seven innings and allowed four hits for the victory and Roger McDowell finished for his first save. Gooden improved to 16-3 lifetime against the Cubs. Cardinals 5, Expos 2 Rookie Ken Hill earned his first major league victory and drove in a run as St. Louis defeated visiting Montreal. Hill, 1-0, pitched seven-plus innings and allowed five hits. Todd Worrell pitched out of a bases-loaded, none-out jam in the eighth when he got Hubie Brooks to hit into a double play and struck out Tim Wallach. Worrell retired the side in the ninth for his third save. Astros 4, Braves 3 Third baseman Ron Gant's fielding error allowed Kevin Bass to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as Houston snapped a four- game losing streak. The victory went to Danny Darwin, 1-0, and Dave Smith finished for his second save. Mariners 5, White Sox 3 Ken Griffey Jr. had a good reason to be nervous. For the first time, his father, Ken Griffey Sr., watched him play in a major league game. The elder Griffey had the night off because the Cincinnati Reds were idle and sat in the press box in Chicago on Thursday night. With his dad watching him play for the first time in the major leagues, 'Junior' blooped an RBI single to snap a 2-2 tie and the Seattle Mar- iners went on to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2. "It was nice to see him get that hit," Griffey Sr. said. "It was a bloop, but I think he already knows the line drives get caught a lot." Orioles 2, Royals 0 Jeff Ballard became the first Baltimore starter to win his first three starts of the season in 16 years as the Orioles beat visiting Kansas City. Ballard matched Dave McNally's 1973 start even though the Royals put runners on base in five of the first seven innings. The left-hander allowed seven hits in 8 1-3 innings and Mark Williamson got the last two outs for his third save. Twins 7, Tigers 2 Carmen Castillo's RBI double snapped a 2-2 tie and sparked a five-run eighth inning as Minnesota beat Detroit. With the score 2-2, Kent Hrbek led off the eighth with a double off Frank Tanana, 0-3. Gene Larkin singled pinch-runner Dan Gladden to third and Castillo lined the next pitch into right-center. Red Sox 5, Indians 2 Nick Esasky and Jim Rice hit two-run homers and Oil Can Boyd pitched 6 1-3 scoreless innings as Boston sent Cleveland to its sixth consecutive defeat. Dwight Evans added a solo homer for the Red Sox. Boyd, 1-1, allowed six hits, struck out three and walked one. Ukiah Speedway Mini stackers to roll Saturday night An early season points battle is already shaping up in all three divisions of regular competing cars at Ukiah Speedway. Capturing both Street Stock feature wins thus far, Kelseyville's, Deake Lyndall Jr. has the early lead in that division with 210 points followed closely by brother Tom with 190 points in second. Defending 1988 champion Ed Shouse is in third place with 189 points. In the Hobby Stock Division, John Saunders sits in first place with 191 points, Denny Cashada in second with 186 points and Cloverdale's seventeen year old rookie Mike Caturegli bringing up third with 182 points. The new jalopy class with only one night of point racing competition so far this season has Gerry Giovannato of Cloverdale leading the field with 70 points, Redwood Valley's, Don Guida in second with 68 points and Roger Fletcher of Cloverdale with 66 points. This Saturday night, the regu- lar classes of Ukiah Speedway will be joined by the C.A.R.S. Mini Stocks. Drivers expected to be on hand for the Mini's first appearance of the 1989 season include Lower Lake's Jack Russel and Lakeport's Rob Straka, both 1988 feature winners on the C.A.R.S. circuit; Brian Yates of San Francisco, Jim Story of Sacramento, eighteen year old Todd Cobum of Upper Lake, Fred Willis of Redding, Joe Busch of Pinole and Scott Howard of San Jose. As an incentive to promote safety in auto racing, the Pensacola Travel Agency of Florida has posted a "Greenback Award Bonus" for the Mini Stocks this year. In the event the Minis can run a wire-to-wire, green flag main event, Pensacola Travel will increase pay-offs to each driver by 10% over the regularly posted purse. Can they do it? Be there Saturday night to see for yourself. Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Qualifying at 6:00, Racing at 7:00. New York-to-San Francisco sailing mark threatened FfOSh 'CatS OLltlaSt MiddletOWII NEW YORK (AP) — A trima- ran racing to beat the sailing record from New York to San Francisco reached the southernmost tip of South America on a record pace early Thursday, the skipper's father said. The trimaran Great American, with skipper Georgs Kolesnikovs and crewmate Steve Pettengill SCOREBOARD Baseball Major League Baaeball At A Glance By The Aatoclaled Preaa AMERICAN LEAGUE Eaat Division W 7 7 e 6 6 5 3 Weal Dlvlalon W 12 10 8 9 6 6 6 Thuraday'a Garma Minnesota 7, Detroit 2 Boston S, Cleveland 2 Baltimore 2, Kansas Cjty 0 Seattle 5, Chicago 2 Only games scheduled Frlday'a Garnea Detroit (Morris 0-3) at Milwaukee (Bosk) 2-0) (n) Kansas Cily (Bannister 1-0) at Boston (Dopson 2-0) Boston Baltimore Milwaukee New York Toronto Cleveland Detroit Texas Oakland Minnesota California Kansas City Chicago Seattle 2 6 5 6 7 9 10 Pet. .538 .500 .462 .429 .400 .385 .250 Pet. .B57 .625 .615 .600 .533 .400 .375 GB 1 GB 3 314 414 6% 7 (n) New York (Loiter 1-1) at Cleveland (Swindell 2-0) (n) Texas (K.Brown 1-0) at Toronto (Stieb 1-0) (n) Minnesota (A.Anderson 3-0) at Baltimore (Baulista 1-1) (n) Seattle (Campbell 0-2) at Chicago (Reuse 2-1) (n) California (Finley 2-1) at Oakland (Welch 2-1) (n) Saturday's Gamea Kansas City at Boston New York at Cleveland Texas at Toronto Detroit at Milwaukee California at Oakland Seattle at Chicago (n) • Minnesota at Baltimore (n) NATIONAL LEAGUE Eaat Dlviaion W L Chicago 8 6 Philadelphia 8 6 Montreal 9 7 St. Louis 6 7 New York 6 8 Pittsburgh 6 9 Weal Division W L 9 San Francisco Cincinnati Atlanta San Diego Los Angeles Houston Pet. .571 .571 .563 .462 .429 .400 Pet. .600 .571 .500 .500 .467 .375 GB 1V4 2 2V4 GB Vi 1V4 IVt 2 3% aboard, rounded Cape Horn at 1:52 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time, Roman Kolesnikovs said from his home in Toronto. That was about 40 and one-third days after the trimaran left New York. On Feb.. 12, the sloop Thursday's Child broke a 135-year-old record by completing the cago, 20; Reynolds, Seattle, 20. DOUBLES-Barrett, Boston. 8; ADavts, Seattle. 6; Larkin, Minnesota. 6; Sierra, Texas, 6; 5 are tied with 5. TRIPLES-Bradley, Baltimore, 3; Reynolds, Seattle, 3; Burks, Boston, 2; White, California, 2: Espy, Texas, 2; Slaught, New York, 2; Yount, Milwaukee, 2. HOME RUNS-9 are tied with 4. STOLEN BASES-Henderson, New York, 12; Espy, Texas, 11; Brett, Kansas City, 7; Kelly, New York, 7; Anderson, Baltimore, 6. PITCHING (3 decislonsl-STEWART, Oakland, 4-0, 1.000,2.77; Anderson, Minnesota, 3-0,1.000,1.29; Ballard, Baltimore, 3-0, 1.000,1.17; McCasklll, California, 3-0, 1.000, 0.44; Mover, Texas, 3-0. 1.000, 2.95. STRIKEOUTS-Langston. Seattle, 27; Ryan, Texas, 26; Candelarla, New York, 23; Clemens, Boston, 23; Mover, Texas, 20; Gordon, Kansas City, 20. SAVES-ECKERSLEY, Oakland, 4; Russell, Texas, 4; 6 are lied with 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (37 at bats) Hayes, Philadelphia .489 Thompson. StLouls .409 BUTLER, San Francisco .397 Webster, Chicago .396 ONelll, Cincinnati .362 RUNS-Hayes, Philadelphia, 16; CLARK, San Francisco, 14; Bonds, Pittsburgh, 12; BUTLER, San Francisco, 12; Coleman, StLouls, 12; Smith, Atlanta. 12; THOMPSON, San Francisco, 12. RBI-MITCHELL, San Francisco, 19; Guerrero, StLouis, 17; Hayes, Philadelphia, 17; Perry, Atlanta, 12; Schmidt, Philadelphia, 12; CLARK, San Francisco. 12. HITS-BUTLER, San Francisco, 23; Hayes, Philadelphia, 23; Webster, Chicago, 21; Bonds, Pittsburgh, 20; James, Philadelphia, 20; Gwynn, San Diego, 20; CLARK, San Francisco, 20. DOUBLES-Bonds, Pittsburgh, 9; Doran, Houston, 7; 6 are lied with 6. | TRIPLES-CLARK, San Francisco, 2; 30 are tied with 'HOME RUNS-Hayes, Philadelphia, 5; MITCHELL, San Francisco, 5;Daulton, Philadelphia, 4; Marshall, Los Angeles, 4; Schm'dt, Philadelphia, 4; Strawberry, New York, 4. STOLEN BASES-Coleman, StLouis. 9; Gwynn, San Diego, 6; Webster, Chicago, 6; Dunston, Chicago, 5; ONixon, Montreal, 5. PITCHING (3 decislons)-Gooden, New York, 3-0, 1.000,2.83; Sutcliffe, Chicago, 3-0,1.000, 3.52; REUSCHEL. San Francisco. 3-1. .750.4.38; Show, San Diego, 3-1. .750. 4.13; 9 are tied with .667. STRIKEOUTS-Scott, Houston, 28; Gooden, New York. 24; Hurst, San Diego, 23; Belcher, Los Angeles, 20; Smith, Atlanta, 20. SAVES-Davls. San Diego, 7; Williams, Chicago, 6; Franco. Cincinnati, 5; Soever, Atlanta, 4; Burke, Montreal, 4; Robinson, Pittsburgh, 4. Thursday's Games Philadelphia 9, Pittsburgh 4 Houston 4, Atlanta 3 New York 4, Chicago 3 St. Louis 5, Montreal 2 Only games scheduled Friday's Gamea Philadelphia (Youmans 0-2) at Pittsburgh (Drabek 1-0) (n) Houston (Knepper 0-3) at Cincinnati (Mahler 1-2) Chicago Sutcliffs 3-0) at New York (Ojeda 0-2) San Diego (Hurst 1-1) at Atlanta P.Smith 0-2 MontreaT (Perez 0-1) at St. Louis (DeLeon 2-1) San Francisco (Downs 2-1) at Los Angeles (Hershiser 2-1) (n) , Saturdays Gamea Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Houston at Cincinnati Chicago at New York San Diego at Atlanta (n) Montreal at St. Louis (n) San Francisco at Los Angeles (n) Thuraday'a Major League Llneacorea By The Associated Preaa AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 100 010 000—2 5 0 Minnesota 020 000 05x—7 10 0 Tanana, Williams (B). Gibson (8) and Harper, Laudner (9); Smith, Wayne (7), Gonzalez (8). W—Gonzalez, 2-0. L—Tanana, 0-3. HR—Detroit, Whitaker (3). 000 200 030—5 B 1 -Tanana, 0-3. HR—Detroit, Whitaker (3). Boston Cleveland 000 000 020-2 11 1 Boyd, Stanley (7), Smith (8) and Gedman; Yen, Atherton (8) and Allanson. W—Boyd, 1-1. L—Yen, 1-2. Sv— Smith (1). HRs—Boston, Esasky (3), Rica (2), Evans (3). Kanaaa Cily 000 000 000-0 7 2 Baltimore 100 000 10x-2 6 0 Saberhagen and Boons; Ballard, Williamson (9) and Melvin. W—Ballard, 3-0. L—Saberhagen, 1-2. Sv— Williamson (3). Seattle 010 100 300—5 13 1 Chicago 000 200 000—2 5 2 Bankhead and Valle; Perez, B.Jones (6), Pall (7), Thigpen (9) and Karkovice, Merulto (9). W—Bankhead, 1-1 L— B.Jones, 1-1. HRs—Seattle, Leonard (4), A.Davis (1). Chicago. Klnle (1). NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 320 010 003—9 11 0 Pittsburgh 100 102 000-4 3 1 K.Howell, Ga.Harrls (7), Frohwirth (9) and Daullon; Dunne, Kipper (5), Madden (8). Medvin (9) and Prince. W—K.Howell, 2-0. L—Dunne, 1-1. HRs—Philadelphia, Hayes (5). Pittsburgh. G.Wilson (3). Chicago 201 000 000—3 4 2 New York 000 020 20x-4 6 2 Bielecki, Schiraldl (7), Mi.Willlams (7) and Girardi; Gooden, McDowell (8) and G.Carter. W—Gooden, 3-0. L— Mi.Willlams, 0-1. Sv—McDowell (1). 14,000-mile New York to San Francisco run in 80 days and 20 hours. Thursday's Child rounded Cape Horn in about 42'/j days. The clipper Flying Cloud, which set the previous record in 1854, took 51 days to round the horn and reached San Francisco hi 89 and one-third days. /•Philadelphia Boston Washington New Jersey Charlotte 45 35 41 39 40 40 26 55 20 60 Central Dlvlalon xz-Detrolt 61 19 y-Cleveland 56 24 y-Atlanta 51 29 y-Mllwaukee 48 32 ESS 90 s a .563 5</4 .513 914 .500 1014 .321 25 .250 3014 .763 — .700 5 .638 10 .600 13 .575 15 .325 35 .688 .675 .575 .538 .475 .325 .263 Basketball x-New York National Basketball Association At A Glance By The Aaaociated Presa EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pet. GB 51 30 .630 — WESTERN CONFERENCE Midweat Division W L Pet. GB x-Utah 50 30 .625 y-Houston 44 36 .550 6 y-Denver 43 37 .538 7 Dallas 36 44 .450 14 San Antonio 21 60 .259 29% Miami 14 67 .173 3614 Pacific Division y-L.A. Lakers 55 25 y-Phoenlx 54 28 y-Seatlle 46 34 y-Golden State 43 37 Portland 38 42 Sacramento 26 54 LA. Clippers 21 59 x-clinched division title y-cllnched playoff berth z-dlnched league's best record Thuraday'a Gamea New York 137. Boston 117 Philadelphia 105, New Jersey 92 Washington 100, Chicago 98 Denver 136, San Antonio 113 Seattle 124, Portland 118 L.A. Lakers 118, Sacramento 115 Friday's Games Milwaukee at Charlotte Cleveland at Atlanta Philadelphia at Detroit Utah at Dallas Boston at Indiana Washington at Chicago Houston at Phoenix Seattle at L.A. Clippers Denver at Golden State L.A. Lakers at Portland Saturday's Games New Jersey at New York Miami at Houston Phoenix at San Antonio Indiana at Milwaukee Golden Stale at Utah L.A. Clippers at Sacramento Sunday'a Gamea Charlotte at Boston Cleveland at Chicago Washington at Philadelphia Atlanta at Detroit Dallas at Denver Seattle at L.A. Lakers Sacramento at Portland Houaton 000 020 020-4 8 1 Atlanta 201 000 000-3 6 2 Scott. Darwin (7), Agosto (8), D.Smith (8) and Btggio; Z.Smlth. Acker (8), Assenmacher (8) and J.Davis. W— Darwin, 1-0. L—Assenmacher, 0-1. Sv—O.Smith (2) Montreal 101 000 000-2 5 2 SI. Louia 001 012 OOx—5 8 0 RJohnson, McGaffigan (6), Holman (7), Heakelh (8) and Fitzgerald; Hill, Worrell 8 and T.Pena. W-Hill, 1 -0. L— RJohnson, 0-3. Sv—Worrell (3). TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By The Aaaoclated Preaa AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (37 at bats) OBrien, Cleveland -413 Tartabull, Kansas City .413 Grubor, Toronto -411 Williams, Chicago -396 McGriH. Toronto -365 RUNS-McGrffl, Toronto, 16;Qreenwell. Boston, 16; Eapy, Texas, 14; Fletcher, Texas, 13: OBrien, Cleveland. 13; Puckett, Minnesota, 13. RBI-Franco, Texas, 15;Gruber, Toronto, 15; Gaettl, Minnesota. 14; Hrbek, Minnesota, 14; Sierra, Texas, 13. HITS-Gruber, Toronto, 23; Williams, Chicago, 21; Boggs. Boston. 20: Gallagher, Chicago, 20; Guillen, Chi- TILLERS AND BCS ATTACHMENTS Models As Low As FINANCING AVAILABLE BCS rototillers are well known among Landscapers & Gardeners as the BEST. Once you try a BCS tiller, you will never want to use your old tiller again. The superb handling and ease of use makes BCS your perfect choice. ALL BCS 700-SERIES MODELS FEATURE: • Gear driven, direct drive transmission • No belts to stretch or chains to break • Industrial engines 5HP-16HP • Light weight and good, balance • Low center of gravity • Easy to reach handlebar controls • 3-year limited warranty (non-commercial use) • 20", 26", 30", 32" tilling widths • Fast changeover of attachments to tiller & mulcher YOUR COMPLETE FARM RESOURCE RAINBOW AGRICULTURAL SERVICES UKIAH 27* I. CIAY Mon-Prl: 1:00-5:00 Sat: 1:00 4:00 LAKEPORT MSODAIAYRD. Mon-Frl: 0:00-5:30 Sat: 1:00-4:30 By DAN STEARNS Special to the Journal Ukiahi's freshman baseball team, which normally relies on its strong pitching to win ballgames, had to rely on its hitting abilities on Thursday to defeat the visiting jayvee team from Middletown. Thursday's 11-8 victory by the 'Cats saw Ukiahi pound out 12 hits, with Will Wilburn's four hits pacing the attack. Also having a good day at the plate in his return to action was Aaron Hookens. After missing 5 games with a knee injury, Hookens made a successful return for the 'Cats, driving in three runs with a single and a key sixth-inning double. Middletown had a 3-0 lead going into the bottom of the second inning, but Ukiahi rallied for 6 runs in the frame. Runners continued pouring across the plate for both teams, with Middletown Finally pushing three runs across the plate in the sixth inning to tie the score at 8-8. ! The 'Cats came scored three times themselves in • the inning, highlighted by Hookens' two-run double ; which scored Andy Alvorado and Jacob Coughlin. Ukiahi's pitching staff had their (unusual) share of; problems however. Brandon Wright pitched the first four innings, giving up 5 runs and 8 hits, while David ; Downey had trouble with the number 3, allowing 3 1 hits, 3 walks, and 3 runs in 3 innings of work. "We played great," said Ukiahi freshman coach ', Jerry Baughn afterward. "We came through with the clutch basehits." ' FISHING FORECAST By DICK AND RICK MOORE Fishing's still good Clear Lake Bass fishing is good! Spinner baits, crank baits and salt and pepper grubs are great for fish to ten pounds. The bass are in one to ten feet of water. Blue Lakes Trout fishing for planted rainbows to ten inches continues to be good for anglers trolling flashers and a worm, limits are common. Bank fisherman are doing well with red eggs and small spinners. Lake Mendocino Bass fishing is fair. Largemouth to seven pounds and smallmouth to 3 pounds are striking crank bails, spinner baits and live minnows. Anglers should fish one to eight feel of water. Chet from the Lucky Angler has seen anglers taking stripers to eight pounds and stringers full of crappie and blue gill. The stripers are hitting hair razors, spooks and jumbo minnows. The crappie like minni jigs or small- minnows and the blue gill can't resist good old worms. Lake Sonoma Pan fishing is good for anglers using worms in shallow water. Bass fishing is fair for large- moulh lo two pounds, crank baits are producing the most strikes. Trout fishing is slow, but there are a few nice sized rainbows being taken! Lake Berryessa Fishing is hot! Anglers trolling flashers and a minnow are taking; limits of rainbows to fifteen inches!! Bass fishing is great! Casting crank; baits, grubs and green weenies', across the rocky points is producing; some nice limits. ' Crappie fishing is great also!' Anglers using minni jigs are filling! their stringers. If you are going to« fish Berryessia you can call Spanish; Flat Resort and ask fpr Stan for an* up to the minute report. ' Hot Spots ' Lake Mendocino for crappie or' stripers to eight pounds and Lake 1 Berryessa for trout or bass. Keep a tight line: DICK and RICK MOORE AMERICAN HOME WEEK A Special Supplement to the Ukiah Daily "Journal — ON — Sunday, April 30th which will include the House Weekend! AD COPY DEADLINE Monday, April 24th at 5 p.m. CALL YOUR JOURNAL AD REP AT 468-0123 TO RESERVE SPACE TODAY!

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