The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on June 12, 1959 · Page 40
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2-D CORPUS CHRIST1 TIMES, Fr!., June 12, 1959 DODGERS TAKE THIRD Podres Hurls Second Two-Hitter of Year By ED WTLKS Associated Press Sports Writer It took Johnny Podres five years and a little more than a month to pitch his first two- hitter in thp majors. Now the Jtocky southpaw has put away!hitter two in less than three weeks. | Don Newoombp also collected a He sot the second one last night, shutout, giving up nine hits while giving up only a leadoff .single! winning his f i f t h in a row in an games of second place Sam Fran-[fourth in a roiv n-ith his second Is- Cisco, beaten 12-9 at Pittsburgh, j shutout. He walked four, struck That plunked the GianN 'w-! 0 ut eight. The Braves, who had game* back o£ Milwaukee's first'lost two straight, collected five place Brave*, who won 8-0 a-t St. j runs on homers by Casey Wise Louis behind Bob Buhl's five-land Del Crandall. Things were sloppy at Pittsburgh. The Pirate* and Giants combined for a dozen errors and 11 unearned £ i me. iifi UMI.I rv ivniiMii .-MilKlt: ; niillliUK inn null 111 rt | llvv in an 11 i m nai-M«J ,.,,,,- in f by Richie Ashbum and a fourth-ISO Cincinnati victory at Chicago, ( ^ " w ^ n ^ , u* u""" 8 Inning single by Wally Post while! The loss dropped the Cubs into a "',, . *\ - V i M pitching Los Angeles to an H-Of fourth place tie with Pittsburgh. C* = 7 r en . ', w ° er " ·victory a-t Philadelphia. That gave; The Dodgers made it a breeze I h R UP *- T?"" C ' 8 h fov the Dozers full command o( i for Podres by rapping five Phil \^ t nf a f' ns * I o f m g relievei ' thiH place in (he National! pitchers for 19 hits Don Demeter ! ,, ' H * r, ' .iTM" saved it for · . League. i hart four, driving in five runs and , , , , ,, . K ° y * acp ' *TM ,, won · · - I' 11 * ··"" m » vow and ninth of Oilers Take Double Bill From Sultans runs: Monterrey, Garza, Vilkr- real; Poza Rica, Salveiit, Oiivo, Collins. Second Gain* Monterrey 100 000 012--1 14 2 Poza Rica 511 100 Olx--9 9 0 Cardenas, Gon/alez (1) and Corclla, Villan-eal (6); G. Ix- and E. Rodriguez. L--Cardenas, Home runs: Monterrey, De- Only one of the runs «cor«d against Card* was earned. He struck out seven and w a l k e d three, Nuevo [,areio 000 200 300--5 7 1 Mexico Tigers 001 000 010-2 6 2 Garcia and 0. Rodrigue/.; Hayling, F, Garcia (1) and Frayde. POZA RICA, Alex. (AP)--The lis; POTH Rica - Villcgas. MEXICO CITY. (AP) - Nuevo Laredo defeated the Mexico City Tigers, 5-2, in a Mexican league baseball game Thursday night behind the six-hit pitching of Maximo Garcia, Rica OiU?rs, leaders of the Mexican League, won a double bill Thursday from the second- place Monterrey Sultans, 11-5 and 9-4. ad- of first . · JOHN'XV PODRRS . . . 15lh shutout Padres, whose other two-hitters!smacking a pair of homers, '.was an S-0 job on San Francisco! Podres, who has pile-bed seven · May 25. now has won five I three-hitler.": in his career, struck .straight, topping the Dodter staff joirf, six and gave up three walks the season in relief of Bob Friend. Newk (6-1) sained his 23rd slinf- out. hut first since. Aug. 21. 1957. with his fifih straight complete \vith s 7-2 record. The 26-year-old j-tr. Joe Koppe in the third and 1 lefty has a 6-1 recoi-d nn the road, j fifth, and lo Ashburn in the sixth. ? 3me - R '\ v McMillan's three-run ;n-here he managed only s 2-11 Then he retired the last dozen honipr ' n ^ ninth, wrapped it up 'dark last season when he fin- men hp faced for a strin.? of 17i a g ? i n s t loser ^toe Drabo\vsk\ ;ished with a 1.V15 record. [shutout innings. j(*-S) in the second inning. . Podres' 15th shutoot in the ma-| Buhl (6-3), coming back after ;fors left the Dodgers within two I last year's arm trouble, won his Oilers took winning ,, _ in the first innit both games, seven in the and five in the second. Aldo Salvent, pitcher Guayubin Ohvo and Gene Collins an 'hom- ered in the opening inning of the first game. : First Game Monterrey 100 022 0-- 5 6 1 .Poza Rica 7.10 102 x--11 11 1 I S Perez. Alvarez U) a.Kl Co- vclla, Villarreal (3); Oiivo and R. Rodriguez. L-S. Perez. Home VERACRUZ. The Mexico City Red Devils look a Mexican League baseball doubleheader from the Veracruz Eagle.' Thursday, winning 5-1 in an after noon game and 4-0 at night. Mike Lemish won the first game but was relieved in tt\e sixth h Panchillo Ramirez after giving up .. single and a wild pitch. fUmirez was met right off with a single by Olmedo Suarez which favt thi their 'only run. Kirnt Mexico Reds 000 202 001--5 10 1 000001000--1 7 7 Lcmitfi, Ramirez (6) and Palafox; Alvarado, Arroyo (7), Hebra (fl) and S. Garcia, Gaspar (9). W-l^emish. L-Alvarado. Home run; Mexico, Ixind. Mexico Reds 4i»mf 000 200 002-4 10 f) Veracruz ....000000000-0 3 1 Waters and Palafox; G. Lopez, DeJesus (9) and Caspar. L-G. Lopez. . , ·WONT TALK ABOUT 20 Gaudy Record Causes Podres To Be Leery ·:; PHILADELPHIA ( A P -- Forj "I'd like to win 20 games," .";"· Johnny Podres there's somethiii£J pod] " es admitted reluctantly, "but f - i a little eerie about having a 7-2i i t s bet . ter to |_hink from S am e to , . i gamg r °t' a while. ;-;.record in June. |~ Dodger* Manager Walt Alston -; Almost any other pitcher with; n . as t a W n , the same cavltiou - ap . .^·such a record, and \nth a pair of! proach :f:nvo-hit- shutouts on the books.! "He's off to a sood ^tart on ?0 :;.-might b s expected to entertain: games." Alston "said, "and he ·-.thoughts about winning 20 games.! m j f f h t make it u hjs back doe _ n . t ,;,- Jolinny refuses to. bother him. He's always been a .-!-.. "Take 19a4." the Los Angeles good pitcher \rith a mixture of ,,; southpaw said after shutting outj cl]r ves, a fast ball and a chanse ·-.Philadelphia 11-0 last night on two up , a n d when he - s consistent, he's -.;;hits. 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