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D3 Daily Press. Wednesday, Aug. 12. 1987 Jays9 Key beats Boston, 8-3 Prosecution Tigers 9 White Sox 6 CHICAGO (AP) Alan Tram-mell had three hits including a three-run homer and Lou Whi-taker added three hits and; scored three runs to lead Detroit to a victory over Chicago. Whitaker tripled to open the game and scored on an infield out by Bill Madlock.

Kirk Gibson and Trammell followed with singles and both scored on a double by Matt Nokes. Rangers 7 earned run on six hits in 6 2-3 innings. Doug Jones finished for his second save. Royals 8 Yankees 5 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Bret Saberhagen, staked to a 6-0 lead in the first inning, won his first game in a month as Kansas City held on for a victory over New York.

Saberhagen, who was 15-3 at the All-Star Break, raised his record to 16-7, giving up 10 hits and five runs. Saberhagen had lost all four starts since July 11. Jerry Don Gleaton finished with two-hit relief for his fifth save. Ross Jones hit a two-run single and Larry Owen hit a two-run double in the first inning off Ron Guidry, 3-6. George Brett led off the eighth with his 13th home run, finishing Guidry, and Danny Tartabull greeted Tom Stoddard with his 17th homer.

The Yankees lost for the fifth time in six games and fell iy2 games behind Toronto in the American League East. the American League West. Frank Viola, 13-7, yielded nine hits over eight-plus innings and won for the seventh time in his last eight starts. He finally defeated John Candelaria, 6-4, who outpitched Viola on two other occasions this year. Candelaria entered the game with a 4-0 career mark against the Twins.

Indians 6 Orioles 3 BALTIMORE (AP) Mel Hall drove in three runs and Cory Snyder homered as Cleveland beat Baltimore. Baltimore's Larry Sheets continued his good hitting with two solo home runs, his third two-homer game in the last five. Sheets, who has 24 homers, has homered eight times in his last nine games. Hall and Snyder each had three of the Indians' 12 hits. Hall's two-run single gave Cleveland a 2-1 lead in the fourth.

He hit an RBI double in the eighth. Scott Bailes, 6-4, gave up two smash hit for Red Brewers 1 MILWAUKEE (AP) Ruben Sierra hit two sacrifice flies and Greg Harris yielded seven hits over seven innings as Texas beat Milwaukee. Milwaukee's Paul Molitor extended his hitting streak to 26 games, longest in the majors this season, with a first-inning single. Molitor also tripled home the Brewers' only run in the fifth inning. Harris, 5-8, struck out six and walked one.

Sox photo BOSTON (AP) Jesse Bar-field's solo home run ended a sixth-inning tie and Jimmy Key won his fifth consecutive decision as Toronto rallied past Boston, 8-3. Key, 14-6, gave up nine hits in the first four innings but only two more the rest of the way in his seventh complete game. The Blue Jays came back from 1-0 and 3-1 deficits to send Bob Stanley, 3-12, to his fifth consecutive loss. Stanley is win-less since June 8. Lloyd Moseby's two-run single gave the Blue Jays a 3-3 tie in the fifth and Barfield put them ahead to stay with his 24th home run, an opposite-field drive to right.

Twins 7 Angels 2 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mark Davidson's two-run double keyed a three-run second inning and Gary Gaetti homered and singled, leading Minnesota to a victory over California. The Twins won their fifth consecutive game and took a 414-game lead over California in Horn a BOSTON (AP) As a 6-foot-5-inch, left-handed slugger, rookie Sam Horn of the Boston Red Sox resembles a young Willie McCovey at bat. And, in three weeks in the major leagues, Horn is whacking the ball the way McCovey did for the San Francisco Giants on his way to the Hall of Fame. "This park may not be big enough for Sam Horn," Boston pitching ace Roger Clemens said after Horn drove in five runs with a grand slam and a pair of long doubles in a 9-1 victory over Toronto Monday at Fenway. "Sam Horn is an exciting player to watch," said Mike Greenwell, another rookie sensation.

"It looks like he's going to be around here for a while." In the 13 games, including one as a pinch hitter, Horn is 17-47 for a .362 average. With six homers and five doubles, he has 40 total bases. He has driven in 15 runs and scored 16. Just a few months ago, at the end of spring training, Horn's baseball future appeared dim. Even against a Harvard freshman pitcher on April 5, he failed to get the ball out of the infield.

However Horn, only 23, has made an amazing comeback. With his career on the line, Horn terrorized International League pitchers as the DH for Pawtucket. Called up on July 23, Horn is continuing his attack on American League hurlers. "The greatest turnaround I've ever seen from spring training to midsummer," said third base coach Joe Morgan. "I'm just trying to wait and see the ball, then explode," Horn said after breaking an 0-9 minislump.

His performance at the plate Monday included a shot over the head of Toronto right fielder Jesse Barfield. The flight of the ball confused Greenwell, who -v I y' I liV 1 I 1 I i i i wr, 17 j--vo may retry McLain The U.S. Attorney's office intends to put ex-baseball star Denny McLain on trial again if necessary, Terry Zi-tek, chief of the criminal division. There's nothing in the opinion of the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which threw out McLain's convictions on drug and racketeering charges Friday, "that says we shouldn't retry the case," Zitek said.

The appeals court ruled that McLain, 43, who has been imprisoned at the Federal Correctional Institute at Talladega, for 28 months, was denied a fair trial because of errors by Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich and federal prosecutors during the four-month trial. But, Zitek said, the appeals-court opinion "had nothing to do with the evidence" presented in the case. "The thought hasn't occcurred to us that he would not go on trial a second time," Zitek added. But he said no final decision has been made on what steps the government will take at this time. The government could ask reconsideration in the appeals court, seek an appeal in the U.S.

Supreme Court, ask for dismissal of the charges or bring McLain to trial a second time. Boxing: Edwin Rosario won a technical knockout in the eighth round to settle a blood feud with Puerto Rican rival Juan Nazario and retain his World Boxing Association lightweight championship title in Chicago. Rosario had cornered Nazario and pummeled him with a combination of punches to knock him off balance for the final blow in the bout. College athletics: Auburn quarterback Jeff Burger was declared ineligible by university officials because one of his Sullivan, violated an NCAA rule by signing a prop erty bond to free him from jail last month. Auburn athletic officials, in a statement released today, said the action was taken in accordance with NCAA rules.

And following NCAA procedures, the officials said, the university is appealing to the NCAA to restore the elgibili-ty of Burger, who will be a fifth-year senior this fall. Former Old Dominion University University women's assistant basketball coach Lubomyr Lichonczak accepted a job as a assistant women's basketball coach at Texas The NCAA decided to give more than $10 million in added television money to the Miloslav Mecir lost to Jaroslav Navratil major conferences, stipulating that the money be used to improve basketball officiating, drug education and enforcement of rules. The NCAA's Executive Committee, with an eye on an upcoming 40 percent increase in televsion rights fees to the men's basketball tourament, also voted to establish an undergraduate scholarship program and fund an insurance plan for catastrophic injury. Tennis: Second-seededSteffi Graf Terry Phelps, 6-3, 6-2, in a second-round match in the Virginia Slims of Los Angeles women's tournament in Manhattan Beach, Calif. In an evening match at the Manhattan Country Club courts, third-seededChris Evert was face Robin White.

Martina Navratilova, the tournament's top seed, doesn't begin play until tonight. Helena Sukova of Czechoslovakia, seeded No. 5, defeated Alycia Moulton of Sacramento, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3. In another afternoon match, Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina beat Nathalie Tauziat of France, 7-5, 6-4. Sabatini is the event's No.

7 seed. Top-seeded Miloslav Mecir was upset in the Nabisco Grand Prix tournament, losing to fellow Czechoslovak Jaroslav Navratil, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Pro football: Former Minnesota Viking All-Pro defensive lineman Alan Page told a meeting of attorneys that only the testing industry and lawyers will benefit from mandatory drug testing of athletes. Page, now an attorney with the Minnesota Attorney General's Office, addressed the American Bar Association Convention. He also said he is concerned drug testing may create racial discontent.

"It's a fact of life, if you are black, you are going to get greater scrutiny in your performance than if you are white. "There are only two segments of society who will benefit from it, the testing industry and the lawyers who will litigate it." Compiled by MIKE HODGE Simply complete a Series rebate form at your local Cummins Marine Dealer at the time of purchase. Red Sox sensation Sam Horn watches his eighth-inning grand slam against Toronto Monday. performance and happy to be here," Horn said. "There are so many good pitchers in the big leagues I can't look for any patterns.

You have to see the ball well and hit it." "Horn has a good bat and he's very aggressive," Toronto Manager Jimmy Williams said. "This is the second series we've seen him." "It was still a ball game until Sam hit the grand slam," Boston Manager John McNamara said. "He had some problems the other day but there is one thing you can say about him. He's not going to be cheated out of his swings." i I K'y $0 Down On Hot New Quads! Step Up To The Cummins Class Of Marine Diesel Power 400 started trotting to second from first under the assumption Horn had homered into the Blue Jays' bullpen. He wound up on third after realizing the ball was still in play.

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