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' , The Salina Journal Tuesday, May 16,1995 B3 BRIEFLY BASEBALL K-State names Dimel offensive coordinator :" MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has promoted offensive Jine coach Dana Dimel to offensive coordinator and hired former Em- "poria State head coach Larry Kramer as tight end coach. The changes were announced "Monday in a news release from 'Wildcats coach Bill Snyder. ", Dimel, a former Wildcats line- v man, will begin his ninth season on the Kansas State staff. He was a graduate assistant for two years, offensive line coach for five years ...and also running game coordinator last season. ; "Dana has moved steadily through the Kansas State program ""and has been a tremendous asset at jpvery level," Snyder said. "His tal- ^Jit and loyalty make him very deserving of the promotion." Kramer, a former All-America lineman at Nebraska, spent the last 12 seasons at Emporia State. He replaces Rod Humenik, who resigned last week for a job with Winnipeg of the Canadian Football League. Central, South play in 5A baseball regional The Salina South and Salina Central baseball squads take their shot at qualifying for a Class 5A state tournament berth today at Dean Evans Stadium. The 5A regional opens with No. 2 seed South (12-6) facing No. 3 Highland Park (4-9) at 3 p.m. The second semifinal, scheduled for approximately 5 p.m., will match top- seeded Topeka Seaman (12-5) meeting No. 4 Central (3-16). The winners advance to tonight's title game, to be played shortly after the semifinals are completed, with the regional champion earning a spot in the 5A state tournament May 26 and 27 at El Dorado. Seaman is ranked No. 4 in the state among 5A programs by the Kansas Baseball Coaches Association, while South was among the top five through most of the season before dropping out of the rankings last week. Cline qualifies for 5A state golf meet McPHERSON — Salina Central junior Matt Cline will be the city's only representative at the Class 5A State Golf Tournament after finishing sixth at Monday's regional at Turkey Creek Golf Course. Hays High dominated the eight- team regional, finishing with the low five individual scores and winning the team title by 29 strokes over Maize. Hays sophomores Wes Simoneau and Chris Hendrickson shot 18-hole scores of 74, before Simoneau took medalist honors in a five-hole playoff. Both players parred the first four holes of the playoff before Simoneau ended it with a bogey-5 on No. 5. •!• Chris Brungardt, A.J. Pyle and Jason Gentilecore each shot a 77, helping the Indians to a team score of 302. Maize was second at 331 and Great Bend third with 339. , The top three teams and low 10 individuals qualified for next week's state meet at Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs, and Cline earned his spot with a 3941—80. Cline won a three-way playoff for sixth, topping McPherson's Jeff Pankewich and Great Bend's Rollie Anderson with a par on the first hole. "Matt has come a long way with his game and I'm proud of him," said Central coach Chris Crank. "He's accomplished a lot and not jnst with his golf game. He's matured and become a great leader and great example." Central finished fifth in the team race with a 355 total, while Salina South was eighth with 379. Mustang sophomore Tony Alt followed Cline with an 86, while South's top score came from junior Greg Ewy with a 92. Royals place Gordon ; on disabled list ; KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals put right; handed pitcher Tom Gordon on I the 15-day disabled list Monday ; because of surgery to remove | wisdom teeth. The move was retroactive to May 8, four days before Gordon had the surgery to remove four Ir'teeth. £;|; Gordon, 27, is 1-1 with a 7.43 T ERA in three starts. \ The move leaves the Royals • with 11 pitchers on their 25-man '. roster. i Gordon joins outfielders Phil ; Hiatt and Chris James on the dis- • abled list. The Royals also reached their ! roster limit of 25 when they tossed ! three players completely out of the ' organization. Outfielder Felix Jose • was released and infielders Keith ! Miller and Russ McGinnis were ; placed on unconditional release • waivers. , ; Jose was just 4-for-30 with no ' homers and one RBI. Miller was 5• for-15 and McGinnis was O-for-5. • In another move Monday, the ' Royals accepted the return of 1 left-hander Chris Eddy from the '-- Oakland Athletics. Eddy, 25, was taken by the A's in the minor- league draft in December. The Athletics were required to return him to the Royals because he was not kept in the majors for one year after being acquired. Eddy had no record and a 7.36 ERA in six appearances with Oakland. He was to be assigned to the Royals' Triple-A club in Omaha, Neb. Two SHHS golfers qualify for state meet HALSTEAD — Sacred Heart missed qualifying its golf team to next week's Class 2-1A State Tournament by one stroke Monday. But the Knights did qualify two individuals from the Burrton Regional: freshmen Cain Frazier and Ryan Prickett. Frazier took third, shooting an 81 on the Wedgewood Golf Course. Prickett shot an 87, losing a playoff for the 10th medal but still qualifying for state. Sacred Heart and Quivira Heights tied for third place in the team standings with 357 scores, but Quivira Heights won the fifth-man tiebreaker by one shot. "Our fifth man (Chris Ash) usually shoots around 88, but he shot a 100 today," said Sacred Heart coach Tim Orth. "If he had shot around his average, our team would have qualified. But I thought we played well overall," Orth said. "We're awful young." Kevin Evel shot a 92 and Chris Mergen a 97 to round out Sacred Heart's team. The Knights' sixth man, Ben Breault, fired a 108. Ness City won the meet with a 346, one shot better than runner-up Kinsley. Remington's Travis Roth took individual honors with a 76. Lincoln stays alive in 3-2-1A regional LINCOLN — Lincoln ended Ell- Saline's baseball season with a 53 victory in the Sacred Heart Class 3-2-1A regional. The victory moved Lincoln (87) into the semifinal round against Southeast of Saline on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Salina's Dean Evans Stadium. Ell-Saline ended its first year of baseball at 0-9. Lincoln pulled away from Ell- Saline with two runs in the sixth inning. Jay Horting tripled leading off the inning. Ryan Obermueller walked and Kourtney Kobbeman singled home Horting. Josh Biggs then singled home Obermueller. Belleville girls edge SE-Saline in NCAA meet MINNEAPOLIS — Belleville's girls edged Southeast of Saline by two points for the North Central Activities Association track and field title Monday night. Southeast led by two points heading into the final event — the 1,600- meter relay — but Belleville earned eight points with a first- place finish, while Southeast got four points for third. The Trojans finished first in five events as Jami Davis and Janelle Lund each won twice. Davis claimed the 100-meter hurdles (16.05 seconds) and 300 hurdles (48.0), while Lund finished first in the 1,600-meter run (5:56.74) and 3,200 run (13:26.93. Becky Keeler of Southeast also won the high jump with a leap of 5-6. In the boys division, Beloit rolled to the team title with 166 points — 65 more than second-place Belleville. Robbie Gaut of Southeast won both hurdle races — 14.64 seconds in the 110 and 40.27 in the 300. Jay Heidrick of Beloit went 23- OVz in the long jump — the best mark on the area honor roll this season — and Travis Litton of the Trojans tied his area-best mark in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.92. Nebraska long jumper proves comeback AMES, Iowa — There should no longer be any doubts. Nebraska long jumper Robert Thomas is back. Thomas, a three-time conference champion who didn't .compete last season, won the Big Eight outdoor long jump title Monday with a leap of 27 feet, VA inches — the second- best effort by a collegian this season. It also bettered the Big Eight record of 26-6 Vz set by Kansas State's Kenny Harrison in 1986, but the jump was wind aided so Harrison's mark still stands. That didn't bother Thomas, whose previous best this year was 25-8 V4. "Some people coming into the meet wondered if I still had it because I took a year off," said Thomas, who has won two Big Eight indoor titles in the long jump and one in the triple jump. "I guess I answered that." Thomas' effort helped Nebraska to second place in the first-day team standings behind Iowa State. ISU compiled 54 points through five events. Nebraska, the pre-meet favorite, had 32 points and Kansas State was next with 28. The meet concludes today. • From Staff and Wir* Reports Baseball 0000 Major Boston New York Toronto Detroit Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Kansas City Chicago Minnesota California Seattle Oakland Texas league standings By The Associated Prats AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pet GB L10 Streak 11 5 .688 — z-7-3 Won 2 10 7 .588 1V4 z-5-5 Lost Z 9 9 .500 3 4-6 Lost 1 7 10 .412 4<A z-5-5 Won 1 6 10 .375 5 4-6 Lost 1 Central Division W L Pet GB L10 Streak 11 5 .688 — 7-3 Won 1 10 7 .588 1% 4-6 Lost Z 7 9 .438 4 z-4-6 Lost 1 6 10 .375 5 5-5 Won 1 5 12 .294 6V4 2-8 Lost 2 West Division W L Pet GB L10 Streak 10 7 .588 — 6-4 Won 1 9 7 .563 </i z-4-6 Lost 1 9 9 .500 1V4 6-4 Won 2 8 11 .421 3 z-5-5 Won 1 Home Awsy 7-2 4-3 5- 3 6- 5 1- 5 4- 5 5- 4 3- 4 6- 5 Z- 5 Home Away 5- 1 5- 5 3- 4 4- 3 4- 6 6- 4 5- 2 4- 5 2- 7 1- 6 Philadelphia Montreal Atlanta New York Florida Chicago Houston St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Colorado Los Angeles San Francisco San Olego W L 13 5 11 8 9 9 7 11 5 13 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Pet GB L10 .722 .579 .500 .389 .278 — z-8-2 2% 6-4 4 3-7 6 z-4-6 8 z-3-7 W 11 9 9 8 Central Division Pet GB L10 4 12 W L 12 6 9 8 10 9 7 11 .647 .529 .500 .471 .250 — z-7-3 2 z-5-5 2'/i 5-5 3 7-3 6% 2-8 West Division Pet GB L10 .667 — 5-5 .529 Z'/2 z-6-4 .526 2% z-5-5 .389 5 3-7 Streak Lost 1 Lost 1 Won 1 Won 1 Won 1 Streak Won 1 Lost 3 Won 2 Won 1 Lost 2 Streak Lost 1 Lost 2 Lost 1 Won 1 Home Away 5-5 5-2 5-2 4-5 4-3 5-6 4-7 4-4 Home Away 3- 2 10- 3 4-3 7-5 4-6 5-3 5-5 2-6 2-9 3-4 Home Away 4-4 7-2 1-5 8-3 6-6 3-3 3-5 5-4 1-7 3-5 Home Away 8-3 4-3 2-4 7-4 6-4 4-5 6-6 1-5 z-denotes first game was a win AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games BoslonS, New York 2 Cleveland 3, Baltimore 1 Oakland 12, Minnesota 3 Toronto 8, Milwaukee 3 California 8, Kansas City 1 Detroit 8, Texas 3 Chicago 10, Seattle 2 Monday's Games Texas 12, Toronto 4 California at Minnesota, (n) Tuesday's Games Detroit (Bergman 1-3) at Baltimore (McDonald 0-0), 6:35 p.m. Cleveland (Nagy 1-0) at New York (Key 1-1), 6:35 p.m. Toronto (Leiter 1-1) at Texas (Rogers 22), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Fleming 1-2) at Kansas City (Haney 0-0), 7:05 p.m. California (Bielecki 0-0) at Minnesota (Robertson 0-0), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (Ontlveros 2-1) at Chicago (Bere 0-1 ),7:05 p.m. Boston (Hanson 2-0) at Milwaukee (Scanlan 1-0), 7:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday's Games Cincinnati 5, Atlanta 3,10 Innings San Diego 9, Chicago 7 Philadelphia 5, Houston 2 St. Louis 6, Los Angeles 5,11 innings San Francisco 2, Pittsburgh 1,10 Innings Colorado 6, Florida 3 Montreal 3, New York 2,13 innings Monday's Games Chicago 6, San Francisco 1 Florida 9, Philadelphia 1 Atlanta 4, Colorado 0 New York 5, Montreal 3 Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, (n) St. Louis at San Diego, (n) Tuesday's Games Chicago (Navarre 3-0) at San Francisco (Mulholland 2-2), 2:35 p.m. Philadelphia (Mlmbs 1-1) at Florida (Weathers 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Jarvls 1-0) at Montreal (Perez 1-0), 6:35 p.m. Colorado (Acevedo 1-t) at Atlanta (Smoltz 1-2), 7:40 p.m. New York (Jones 2-1) at Houston (Reynolds 1-1), 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Neagle 1-1) at Los Angeles (Valdes 0-0), 9:05 p.m. St. Louis (Urbanl 1-1) at San Diego (Benes 0-3), 9:05 p.m. American League RANGERS 12, BLUE JAYS 4 TORONTO TEXAS abrhbl abrhbl White cf 5021 Nixon cf 6321 Cedeno ss 5 2 3 0 Frye 2b 4120 Molltordh 3021 WCIarklb 3200 Dlgado dh 1000 Tttlelon dh 4234 Carterll 3000 Palmer3b 3111 Mldndolf 1000 McLmrlf 3122 Olerudtb 4111 Greerrf 4010 RAImr2b 4011 Vallec 4110 Green rf 4000 Gil ss 5121 Sprgue 3b 4130 Knorrc 4000 Totals 384124 Totals 3612149 Toronto 100 002 001— 4 Texas 331 122 OOx—12 E—Knorr (2). DP—Toronto 1, Texas 1. LOB—Toronto 7, Texas 10. 2B—White (6), Olerud (2), Sprague 2 (4), Frye (6), Valle (1). 3B—RAIomar (2), McLemore (1). HR—Tettleton (6), Gil (4). SB—Nixon (6). SF—Palmer. IP H RER BB SO Toronto Guzman L.0-1 11-34 6 6 5 1 Cox 12-3 2 1 1 1 3 Menhart 22-3 6 5 5 3 2 WWilliams 21-3 2 0 0 0 4 Texas TwksbrW,2-1 8 10 3 3 0 3 Nichting 1 21101 WP—Cox. PB—Knorr. Umpires—Home, Reilly; Rrst, Young; Second, Garcia; Third, Ford. T—3:02. A—17,982. • Mickey Tettleton drove in four runs, hit his sixth homer and reached base in his first four at- bats, powering the Texas Rangers to a rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rangers took advantage of five walks in the first two Innings by Blue Jays starter Juan Guzman (0-1). Four of the batters who walked came around to score, two of them on Mark McLemore's first-inning triple. Bob Tewksbury (2-1) allowed three runs, 10 hits and no walks In eight Innings to help the Rangers win for just the second time In eight home games. TWINS 9, ANGELS 6 CALIFORNIA MINNESOTA abrhbl abrhbl Phillips If 3000 Knbteh 2b 5221 GAndsn If 2000 Meares ss 5120 Easley 2b 4010 Pucketl rf 3112 Myorsc 3010 JeClrklf 5232 Mrtinez ph 1000 Sthvk 3b 3010 Allnson c 0000 Rboulot 3b 0000 Hudlerph 1010 Crdvacf 4011 CDavis dh 5120 Hale dh 4110 Salmon rf 2200 Brilo ph 0000 Snowlb 4111 Merullodh 1000 Edmns d 4222 McCrly Ib 4000 EPerez3b 3020 Wlbeckc 4232 Owen3b 1012 OSrcna ss 4000 Totals 37 611 5 Totals 38 914 8 California 000 200 130-6 Minnesota 004 210 02«—9 E—Easley (1), EPerez (2), Stahoviak (1). DP— Minnesota 1. LOB—California 7, Minnesota 10. 2B—Sncw (4), Knoblauch (4), JeClark (4), Stahoviak (2), Hale (1), Wai- beck (4). 3B-^JeClark (2). HR—Edmonds (1), Puckett (4), Walbeck (1). SB—Salmon (2), Owen (1), Knoblauch 2 (8). SF—Puckett. IP H RER BB SO California Sanderson L,1-2 323965 1 6 Springer 31-3 3 1 1 1 6 Butcher 2-322200 MlWilliams 0 00020 Bennett 1-300000 Minnesota EricksonW.1-3 62-3 7 3 2 2 6 Guthrte 1-31 1 100 Stevens 1-32221 1 AguileraS.5 12-3 1 0 0 0 1 Guthrie pitched to 1 batter in the 8th, MtWIIIIams pitched to 2 batters In the 8th. WP—MtWilllams. Umpires—Home, Hlrschbeck; First, Evans; Second, McCoy; Third, Reed. T—3:35. A—9,407. • Matt Walbeck homered and tied a career high with three hits, and Scott Erickson got his first victory since July as Minnesota beat Cali- fomia.Walbeck. Klrby Puckett and Jerald Clark each drove In two runs to back Erickson (1-3), who lost his previous eight decisions. He pitched 6 2-3 innings, his longest outing of the season, giving up seven hits and striking out six. After Erickson left with a 7-3 lead, the Angels rallied for three runs in the eighth Inning, two scoring on Spike Owen's pinch-hit single. But Rick Aguilera came on to get the final five outs for his fifth save. National League BRAVES 4, ROCKIES 0 COLORADO ATLANTA •brhbl tbrhbl Burks cl 2000 Grssomcf 3220 Bates2b 4000 Blauserss 3000 LWIkr rf 4000 CpJnes If 2011 Glrrga 1b 4010 McGrff 1b 3001 Bchetle If 4020 DwSmt rf 3010 Glrardi c 4010 MKelly rf 1000 CastiteSb 3000 Oliva3b 4000 Weissss 3010 JLopezc 3111 Olvares p 1000 Lemke 2b 3110 Painlerp 0000 Mrckerp 3011 EYng ph 1000 Borbon p 0000 Thmps p 0000 Whlers p 0000 MMunz p 0000 Tatum ph 1 0 0 0 Bailey p 0000 Totals 31 0 S 0 Total! 28 4 7 4 Colorado 000 000 000-0 Atlanta 011 100 10x—4 E—Burks (1). DP—Colorado 2, Atlanta 1. LOB—Colorado 6, Atlanta 7.2B—CpJones (4), Lemke (4). HR-^lLopez (3). SF—McGriff. IP H RER BB SO Colorado Ollvares L.1-2 4 43352 Painter 1 10001 Thompson 11-32 1 1 1 1 MMunoz 2-300000 Bailey 1 00000 Atlanta Mercker W, 1-1 8 40028 Borbon 1-3 0 Wohlers 2-31 0000 Umpires—Home, Barron; First, Tata; Second, Gregg; Third, Winters. T—2:24. A—27,009. • Kent Mercker allowed four hits In eight Innings and also singled In a run, and Javier Lopez homered as the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies. The Braves won for |ust the third time In 11 games. They improved their overall record against Colorado to 22-2. Mercker (1-1) struck out eight and walked two In the longest stint by a Braves pitcher this season. He Improved to 4-0 lifetime against the Rockies as two relievers pitched the ninth. CUBS 6, GIANTS 1 CHICAGO SAN FRAN •brhbl abrhbl McRae cf 4020 DLewis d 4000 Snctiez 2b 5120 Ptlrson 2b 4000 Sosa rf 5121 Bonds If 3000 Grace 1b 3210 MaWlm3b 3000 Wilkinsc 4111 GHillri 4010 Dnslon ss 5000 Clayton ss 4110 BecheleSb 3010 Phillips 1b 3000 Bulletin 4132 Mnwmc 3011 Trchsel p 3011 MLeitr p 2000 Butlsta p 0000 Impkin ph 0000 Frey p 0000 Dewey p 0000 Totals 36 613 5 Totals 30 1 3 1 Chicago 011 001 201-6 San Francisco 000 010 000—1 E—Buechele (4), Manwaring (1). DP—Chicago 1, San Francisco 2. LOB—Chicago 9, San Francisco 5. 2B—Grace (8), Bullett (1). 3B— McRae (2). HR—Sosa (6). SB—Sosa (4), Grace (1). CS-Sanchez (3). S—Trachsel. IP H RER BB SO Chicago Trachsel W.2-1 9 31133 Ssn Francisco MLeiterL.1-1 52-3 10 3 3 2 3 Bautlsta 21-3 3 2 2 2 1 Frey 2-301011 Dewey 1-300001 WP—Dewey. Umpires—Home, Hlrschbeck; First, West; Second, Pulll; Third, Poncino. T— 3:01. A—9,096. • Steve Trachsel threw a three-hitter and won his 10th straight road game Monday as Chicago beat San Francisco. Sammy Sosa hit his third homer In two games and Scott Bullett went 3 for 4 and had two RBI for the Cubs. MARLINS 9, PHILLIES 1 PHILA FLORIDA abrhbl abrhbl Dykstrd 3000 Veras2b 3222 Gllgherd 1010 Pndlton3b 4010 Mmdni 2b 4010 Shffleld rf 2000 Jlferies If 4000 Browne cf 2100 Varsholf 0000 Conine If 5121 DHIIns 1b 2010 Clbmn 1b 3221 Daulton c 4000 KAbbtt ss 3111 Wbsterc 0000 Whitmrd 2112 Esnrich rf 3000 CJhnsn c 4111 Hayes 3b 4110 Burkett p 2000 Stacker ss 3000 YPerezp 1000 TGreen p 0000 RLewis p 0000 MkWlm p 0000 Lngmrph 1011 Carter p 1010 Ready ph 1000 Totals 31 1 6 1 Totals 31 910 a Philadelphia 000 010 000—1 Florida 122 310 OOx—9 E—Morandlnl (1), Stacker (1). DP—Philadelphia 1, Florida 1. LOB—Philadelphia B, Florida 7.2B—Gallagher (3), DHollins (5). HR—Veras (2), Colbrunn (2), Whitmore (1). SB—Hayes (1). CS—Veras (3). S—TGreen, Burkett. SF—KAb- bott, Whitmore. IP H RER BB SO Philadelphia TGreen L.2-2 21-3 8 5 4 3 1 MkWilliams 12-3 1 3 1 2 1 Carter 4 11104 Florida Burkett W.3-2 62-3 5 1 1 4 3 YPerez 11-31 0 0 0 2 RLewis 1 00001 HBP—by MkWilliams (Colbrunn). WP— TGreen. PB—Daulton. Umpires—Home, Hohn; First, Potter, Second, Davidson; Third, Rlppley. T—2:51. A—17,897. • DarreH Whitmore and rookie Qultvio Veras each homered and drove in two runs to help the Florida Marlins cool off the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia began the game with baseball's best record, while Florida had the worst. The Phillies (13-5) lost for only the second time in 12 games. Greg Colbrunn also homered for the Marlins, who are last In the majors In batting but scored in each of the first five innings. METS 5, EXPOS 3 MONTREAL NEW YORK abrhbl abrhbl Trscorf 4020 Butlerd 4110 Crdeross 4110 Vzcainoss 3220 RKelly d 3100 Bogarss 0000 DFIchrc 4000 Brogna 1b 3111 Spehrc 0000 Bonilla3b 4121 RWhite If 3000 Orsulak rf 2011 Lnsing2b 4011 Alfonzo2b 4012 Floyd 1b 1000 Hndleyc 2010 Grdzln 3b 3110 Otero If 3000 AndiwsSb 3001 Hmischp 2010 Hredla p 2 0 0 0 Kent ph 1000 Fnville ph 1000 JMnzio p 0000 Evrsgr p 0000 Stinnett ph 1000 Shaw p 0000 Franco p 0000 Urbina p 0000 GWhite p 0000 Totals 32 3 52 Totals 29 510 5 Montreal 200 000 100-3 N«w York 000 002 03x—5 E—Vizcaino (2). DP—Montreal 1. LOB— Montreal 5, New York 7.3B—Grudzielanek (2). SB—Cordero (1). S—Hundley, Otero. SF—Andrews, Brogna, Orsulak. IP H RER BB SO Montreal Heredla 6 72204 Eversgerd 1-300010 ShawL,0-2 2-32331 1 Urbina 0 10010 GWhite 1 00002 Nsw York Hamlsch 7 ' 4 3 1 0 5 JMnzio W.1-2 1 10002 Franco S,5 1 00010 Shaw pitched to 3 batters In the 8th. Urbina pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP—by Hamlsch (RKelly). Umpires—Home, Rleker; First, McSherry; Second, Montague; Third, Williams. T—2:57. A—13,136. • Edgardo Alfonzo hit a two-run single that capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning as the New York Mets beat Montreal, preventing the Expos from completing a four-game sweep. The Expos also lost first baseman Cliff Floyd, who fractured and dislocated his left wrist In a collision with the Mets' Todd Hundley. It was uncertain how long he will be sidelined. The Mets trailed 3-2 when Jose Vizcaino drew a leadoff walk In the eighth from Jeff Shaw (0-2). Rico Brogna singled, and Bobby Bonilla tied It with a single. Late boxscore SUNDAY'S NATIONAL LEAGUE EXPOS 3, METS 2 MONTREAL NEW YORK abrhbl abrhbl Trscort 4000 Butlerd 5000 Crdero ss 5000 Vzcaino ss 5110 RKellyd 4010 Brogna 1b 6122 Akxj It 4020 Bogar pr 0000 Frazier If 2100 Bonilla3b 6010 DFIchrc 3110 Kent2b 6010 RWhiteph 1000 Hndleyc 4020 Shaw p 0000 Everett rl 2000 Evrsgr p 0000 Allonzo ph 0000 Fnville ph 1010 Henry p 0000 Cmlius p 0000 Gndrsn p 0000 Laker ph 1000 Franco p 0000 Urbina p 0000 Spiers ph 0000 Rojasp 0000 Minor p 0000 Lnsing 2b 4121 Stinnett ph 0000 Floyd 1b 3000 DiPotop 0000 Andrws 1b 1000 Olero If 1000 Berry 3b 1 0 0 1 Segul If 3000 Grdzln 3b 3001 Sbrhgn p 2000 Henry p 2000 Orsulak rl 3010 Scott p 1010 Spehrc 2010 Totall 42 3 9 3 Totals 43 2 8 2 Montreal 000 010 001 000 1—3 New York 000 000 020 000 0—2 E—Cordero (6). Floyd (2). DP—Montreal 3, New York 1. LOB—Montreal 12. New York 9. 2B—Spehr (3). 3B—Vizcaino (1). HR—Brogna (4). SB—RKelly (2), Otero (1). CS—Berry (3), Bonilla (2), Spiers (1). S—Tarasco, Cordero, Andrews, Butler, Vizcaino. SF—Berry. IP H RER BB SO Montreal Henry 61-3 3 0 0 1 3 Scott 12-3 2 2 2 0 1 Shaw 12-3 1 0 0 1 2 Eversgerd 1-30 0 0 0 0 Cornelius 1 10010 Urbina W.1-0 1 00000 RojasS.5 1 10000 N«w York Saberhagen 7 31123 Henry 1-310010 Gunderson 2-300001 Franco 1 21100 Minor 2 10031 DiPotoL,0-1 2 21121 HBP—by Henry (Alfonzo), by Cornelius (Stinnett). WP—OlPoto. Umpires—Home, Williams; First, Bonin; Second, McSherry; Third, Montague. T—4:30. A—14,300. Baseball Today By The Associated Press Tuesday, May 16 SCOREBOARD St. Louis at San Diego (10:05 p.m. EOT). Disappointing Andy Benes, coming off a 6-14 season, is 0-3 with a 9.00 ERA this year for the Padres. STATS Eddie Murray hit his 463rd career home run, tying Indians teammate Dave Winfield for most among active players.... The Athletics scored 12 runs Sunday against Minnesota, and Terry Stelnbach (4), Geronimo Berroa (4) and Ruben Sierra (3) drove in 11 of them. STREAKS Yankees pitchers have allowed at least one home run in 15 straight games.... Greg Gagne of the Royals fouled off nine pitches before striking out on a check swing Sunday for the Royals. ... Barry Bonds failed to reach base Sunday by a hit or walk, the first time that's happened to him this season.... Pirates pinch-hitters had a hit in six straight games after Mackey Sasser singled Sunday. SWINGS The Padres, who began 0-5 on the road, became the last team In the majors to win away from home this season with a victory Sunday at Wrigley Reid. SLUMPS Kevin Elster broke his O-lor-23 hitless streak for the Yankees with a single in the fifth inning, and the ball was retrieved for him. Only Paul Zu- vella (0-f or-28) began his Yankees career with a longer skid in the last 20 years. SLUGGERS Ron Gant hit a home run to beat his former teammates for the second time in three days, connecting for a two-run drive in the 10th inning Sunday, his sixth of the season, sending the Cincinnati Reds over the Atlanta Braves 5-3. STRUGGLING Jose Canseco, still slowed by some nagging injuries, was O-for-13 with five strikeouts for Boston, in a three-game series with New York. SWEEPS The Phillies, who completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, have not lost two in a row this season. STRANGE Of the 24 home runs Yankees pitchers have given up, 11 have been hit by the Red Sox.... The Braves went through a stretch of 10 batters Sunday without putting the ball In play against the Reds. Five batters struck out, four walked and one was hit by a pitch. SLOPPY Mickey Tettleton of Texas, used only as a designated hitter before Sunday, finally caught an inning in the ninth and dropped the first two pitches he saw. STARTERS Mark Langston pitched a five-hitter and retired the final 16 batters he faced Sunday in a complete-game, 8-1 victory over Kansas City. STOPPERS California reliever Lee Smith has appeared in 898 games, tying him for ninth on the career list with Jim Kaat and one behind No. 8 Sparky Lyle.... Phillies relievers Kyle Abbott, Gene Harris, Mike Williams and Norm Chariton have stranded 18 of 20 inherited runners. STEALS Vince Coleman needs one more stolen base to become only the eighth player in baseball history to steal 700 bases. SIDELINED The Orioles put Andy Van Slyke on the disabled list with a strained muscle In his left forearm. The move, made Sunday, was retroadive to May 11. STATUS Milwaukee catcher Joe Oliver, who suffered bruised ribs in a home plate collision Friday night, wasn't In the lineup Saturday or Sunday, but should be back Tuesday. SCOUTING Oddibe McDowell, signed by the Yankees last week, had three hits for Triple-A Columbus on Sunday. WSU lands baseball regional From Staff and Wire Reports WICHITA — Wichita State will play host to the Midwest I Regional baseball tournament May 26-29 at Eck Stadium. The winner of the six-team tourney will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., June 2-10. Wichita State, 31-3 at home this season, opens play on Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m. against an opponent to be determined. The 48-team, eight-regional field will be announced at 2 p.m. Monday on ESPN. The other seven regional sites are: Clemson, S.C. (East); Tallahassee, Fla. (Atlantic I); Miami, Fla. (Atlantic II); Knoxville, Tenn. (Mideast); Baton Rouge, La. (South); Oklahoma City (Midwest II); and Fresno, Calif. (West). Tickets for the regional at WSU have gone on sale. Reserved all-session tickets cost $40 and include all eight sessions and 11 games of the tournament. The tickets are on sale at Wichita State's ticket office in Levitt Arena, or by calling 316-689-FANS. ^FROM PAGE B1 South's Newcomer takes fourth in singles "It was really draining me and I started to chip shots in the finals. When you chip shots you don't have to use your feet as much." On one of the first warm days of the spring sports season, Krehbiel earned the regional's top seed, affording him a first-round bye. He then downed South's Matt Toews in the quarterfinals, 6-0, 6-0, and defeated Newcomer in the semis, 6-1, 6-3. Krehbiel's biggest concern was racquet repairs. By the time he completed the title match, he was using his fourth racquet of the day. "That's getting to be kind of typical," Krehbiel said. "I'm going to have to buy a couple more because I'm breaking so many strings it's starting to be a joke." Huseman and Sexton were equally impressive in running their record to 29-1 this season. The Central doubles partners lost only five games in their three matches. Earning a first-round bye as the top seed, Huseman-Sexton dropped Hays High's Tanne Graver and Chris Hauck in the quarterfinals, 6-2, 6-0; blanked Great Bend's Aaron Cross and Terry Delp in the semis, 6-0, 6-0; then rolled past No. 2 seed Ian Mamminga and Matt Balzer of Buhler in the championship, 6-1, 62. "We were really impressive today," Huseman said. "There were times this year when we were winning our matches but we weren't on top of our game. "If we play as well as we did today, I think we'll be ready to compete for a state championship. Earlier in the year I wouldn't have said that." Only the top four regional finishers in singles and doubles qualify for state, so Newcomer was forced to place higher than the No. 5 seed he was awarded to keep his final season alive. He did just that by defeating Great Bend's Bobby Rowe in the opener, 6-4, 6-2; then downing No. 4 seed Bobby Lewis of Buhler in the quarterfinals, 6-4, 6-1. "I came in hoping to get a good seed and win some matches against guys I haven't beaten this year," Newcomer said. "When I won those first two matches, it meant that I had at least qualified for state. But then I started to wear down because it was a long day." After losing to Krehbiel in the semifinals, Newcomer dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision to No. 3 seed Adam Vincent of McPherson in the third-place match. Newcomer will now face one of the top seeds at the 5A state meet next Monday in Salina. "I know it will be tough since I'll be playing one of the first-seeded players," Newcomer said. "But I have no idea who it will be or what to expect from them, and I feel like I'm at my best when I relax a little bit. And I know I'll be fresh after a week of practice." In addition to qualifying two singles players, McPherson will send doubles partners Chris Johnson and Phil Penner to state after they placed third Monday. "Winning the team title was really nice because everybody contributed today," McPherson coach Doug Gayer said. "Even our other doubles team that didn't qualify for state won a match over Central's No. 2 doubles team, and that's a one-point difference in the standings right there." »>FROM PAGE B1 Big 12 tries to sort out revenue sharing plan from athletic directors and faculty representatives on a variety of transition issues, including the most sensitive and important — revenue sharing. A broad plan for distributing the estimated $40 million that is expected to flow into the Big 12 from all sources has won general and sometimes reluctant majority approval. But it includes a football playoff. And if the presidents do not get a revenue-sharing plan on their desk in time for their long-anticipated June meeting, the new league's entire timetable could fly off track. The Big 12 — the Big Eight plus Texas, Texas Tech, Texas A&M and Baylor of the Southwest Conference — starts competition in August 1996. It has already signed football television contracts worth more than $100 million. "There are some people here who feel you can't have a revenue distribution plan without a playoff game," said Hatchell, who figures he needs at least six weeks to collect all the information. "We'll just have to get something done. Something's got to go to the presidents." Football coaches voted unanimously in their meeting Sunday to oppose a North-South divisional playoff. They believe that a playoff could knock a team but of a major bowl or a national championship game and that as much or more money could be raised getting a second team into the major bowls every year. Coaches met with athletic directors for about two hours Monday and they agreed they need more facts. Among the schools, Nebraska, the current national champion, seemed the most adamant playoff opponent. With Oklahoma's opposition appearing to weaken, Nebraska might be alone in its opposition. "I don't think anything was resolved," Nebraska coach Tom Osborne said of Monday's meeting. "We discussed it, and everybody agreed we would look at all the options. We're listening, and they're listening." Estimates floating around the Big 12 leading up to these five-day meetings said a playoff could net about $6 million, or $500,000 to $550,000 per school. But playoff opponents were told Monday the $500,000 figure was just the bare minimum, that the real numbers could go much higher. "I do know there's more money out there than what we did with the preliminary estimates," said Hatchell, who until July 1 is still commissioner of a dissolving Southwest Conference that has meetings of its own next week. "We were very conservative on ticket prices for 75,000 people. We didn't put any premiums on to get to $6 million," Hatchell said. Still to be pursued in earnest are television commitments and title sponsors. How much, for example, would General Motors shell out to see it called the Chevrolet Big 12 Championship? "There are several points that are of grave concern to athletic directors and football coaches alike," Missouri athletic director Joe Castiglione said. "Before we make any sort of formal proposal up through our structure we want to make sure we're diligent in researching the issue all the way through. "We don't want the presidents to kick it back to us and say we didn't do our homework." "The question is what are the real numbers," Hatchell said. "The coaches have legitimate concerns. So now you get into the balancing act. What are we really talking about here for the championship game? That was the period at the end of the sentence today." I

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