Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 9, 1977 · Page 39
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 39

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, June 9, 1977
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Tliurs.,juiie 9,1977 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 39 JDO 1O9 M E T E R S Expos know prospect when they see one By HAL BOCK So, when the Expos' turn "They're both ready lo go out ·AP Sports Writer came up in Wednesday's secon- and play," said Coach Ken NEW YORK (AP) -- Give dary draft of players previously Richardson. "They're in the the Montreal Expos credit for selected but not signed, they same situation. Another year of this much -- they know a good came right back and picked baseball at this level won't prospect when they see him. Adams again. really help them that much." The Expos liked Kalvin Adams hit AK in 83 games Adams was an all-around Adams enough to make him the with seven homers and 77 runs man for Central Arizona. Be- No. 1 over-all selection-in base- batted in this season and was sides third base and tl.e out- ball's amateur free agent draft the second Central Arizona field, he even pitched and last January and even though product to go in the first round caught on occasion, they were unable to sign the of the secondary phase. Team- "He has outstanding potential Central Arizona Junior College mate Frank Ferroni, a left- as a hitter," said Richardson, third baseman-outfielder, that handed pitcher, was the open- "He has a big league bat." didn't change their opinion of ing selection, chosen by the Richardson said Adams the young man's ability. Minnesota Twins. Carty feud -Robinson continues MISSED--Minnesota Twins right fielder Danny Ford drives In vain for ball hit into right field by Kansas City Royals Al Cowens In Wednesday night baseball action. Cowens was credited with a triple on the play. (AP Wirephoto) Expos keeping Mets in cellar CLEVELAND (UPI) - Rico Carty, the Cleveland Indians' designated hitter who Wednes- ·day was fined $1,000 for Insubordination, escaped suspension, according to Vice President-General Manager Phil Seghi, who says "the case is closed." But it isn't. stayed in school after last January's draft because the Montreal contract offer wasn't good enough to lure him away. "But he wants to go and he's ready to play," the coach said. Ferroni was drafted in January by the Cleveland Indians but didn't think he was ready for professional baseball at that point. He preferred a their hamstring heals. That's true. right-hander's eight victory in his pitching ace, who has a nif- night's game between Phila- sen's six-hitter, stopped, the However, another chapter of 12 decisions. ty 1.77 earned run average to delphia and Houston. Then, Padres in a rain-plagued game, (he Manager Frank Robinson- The Expos, incidentally, have withhis90 strikeouts. with the Astros ahead 2-1, the delayed at the start for 20 min- Carty feud is just beginning not lost since dropping three in Warren Cromartie's 21st Phillies' outfielder connected utes and again for 50 minutes because Robinson doesn't plan a row to the Mets in Torre's double, tops in the NL, and for his second homer of the midway through the seventh in- Chris Speier's homer, his first year, driving in winning pitcher ning. this year, helped the Expos. Steve Carlton, B-3. Reitz doubled in the second the resurgent New York Mets coupled with the Mets'defeat, Andy Messersmith, 4-2, took the Giants 3, Pirates 2 inning and tripled in the fourth, from climbing out of the East put the Expos two games ahead loss. With many of his relatives Dodgers 4 Cubs 2 Reds i, Mets 0 from New Brighton, Pa., a Los Angeles scored three Jack Billingham's first shut- Pittsburgh suburb, cheering runs in the first inning with the out of the season, on an eight- him on, San Francisco rookie help of a wild pitch and an er- hilter, and George Foster's Jack Clark hit a solo homer ror and got another in the I By BEN THOMAS AP Sports Writer The Montreal Expos, with Steve Rogers the National League's runaway strikeout leader, have a five-game victory streak, and are preventing managerial debut. The Montreal victory, and didn't want to say much about the fine. "Seghi said I had to be fined and I accept it," Carty related, year of junior college ex"When I come off the disabled perience and pitched 100 in- list, all I can do is ask Frank to nings for Richardson's division let me play." champions, posting an 8-4 Carty said the latest encoun- record and 2.79 earned run av- ter with Robinson was "blown erage in 16 games, out of proportion," adding that Seghi said Carty would be "I'm sorry that it really had to Richardson. "He has average reactivated when his injured C0 me to that." major league velocity and a Robinson said Carty had pretty good curve ball." snubbed him in the training room this past weekend Oakland when the manager asked the designated hitter how the injury was while Carty was taking a whirlpool treatment. . . . . . . Robinson also accused Carty of ^ rfe ,STM a ^, Z,!T- trying to run the club. c " '"' '"""""''""° Division basement and overtaking them. The Mets have been the hottest team in the league the past nine days since Joe Torre became manager, winning seven and losing only two, but the Expos also have played well -with a 5-3 record for the same period. While Cincinnati stopped the Mets 5-0 Wednesday night, Rogers' six-hitter gave the Expos a 6-0 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. It was the 27-year-old of New York and nine games back of the division-leading Chicago Cubs. The Los Angeles Dodgers, , West Divison leaders, beat the three-run homer helped Cincin- and doubled home the winning eighth on Reggie Smith's 14th Cubs 4-2 while the San Fran- nati end the Mets' four-game run, giving San Francisco a homer. Don Sutton held Chi- cisco Giants edged the Pitts- winning streak. Billingham, sweep of its three-game series cago to three singles before burgh Pirates 3-2, the St. Louis, who has not lost to the Mets against the Pirates, losers in 12- being ejected with one out in Cardinals blanked the San since July 22, 1975, raised his of their' last 18 games. His the eighth inning. against New Diego Padres 3-0 and the Phila- career record delphia Phillies shaded the York to 11-4. Houston Astros 3-2 in other NL . Phillies 3, Astros 2 action. Jay Johnstone had not had a '"He's just brilliant," Expos hit in 13 trips to the plate until with a double and a triple as the dirt in front of umpire Dick Manager Dick Williams said of the fifth inning of Wednesday St. Louis, behind Eric Rasmus- Stello. homer came in the second in- Sutton was thrown out after ning off Jim Hooker. Bill Buckner asked the umpires Cardinals 3, Padres 0 to check the ball for the second Ken Reitz drove in two runs time and Sutton hurled it into THE 77 RABBITS ARE TERRIFIC I Amazing S Performance f "0 to 60 in only 12.3 seconds" Small cars on the outside "don't have to be small on the inside." Jim Beetham Bob Markley The RABBIT. got to drive It believe it. ** Vnlkc-waonn · Volkswagen BOB MARKLEY IMPORTS o33u | Mercedes-Benz 3805 W. 10th St. GREELEY Saab 3 53 - 33 ' 1 Mercedes-Benz Sport! nactions Baseball San Diego -- Signed shortstop Barry Evans, the Padres' No. 2 choice In the free agmt draft, and assigned him to Walla Walla. Toronto -- Placed pitcher Bill Singer on the 21-day disabled list. Pro Football Cincinnati -- Signed eighth- round draft choke -Jose Salnt- Viclor, an offensive lineman from Syracuse. to play Carty until differences are resolved. "It might be possible (to clear the air) if he wants to sit down," 'Carty said of the manager. But Robinson, when contacted ti ons werc Denied by Carty. on the West Coast by UPI, said Carty has to take the first step. "My ballplayers can come and talk to me when they want to," Robinson said. "I have an open door." In fining Carty, Seghi put to rest reports that the 'Big Mon' would be traded because of the bickering with Robinson. Evansv i "Rico is an integral part of indpis' our ballclub and we are more Q^ltTM interested in Rico IMn-'any other ballclub might be"," Seghi' Denver said, adding that Carty was JJJJJ, fa fined severely "to maintain the Newon disciplinary morale of the Nn ballclub, which I think is all- important to winning," Carty, who held an oft- heated, two-hour, closed-door session with Seghi and Tribe President Ted Bonda, was quiet "He was our stopper," said The Twins were enthusiastic about the 18-year-old left-hand- er. "He's a strong, stocky-type tid," said scout Jess Flores, Jr. "His speed and curve ball stuff with exceptional control." Ferroni was one of a dozen Both of Robinson's accusa- pitchers selected on the opening round of the secondary phase. the standings AMERICAN ASSOCIATION By Tog Associated Presi East W L Pet. GB nsvllle 29 23 .SSB -- · ils 30 34 .556 -- (hfl 33 38 .451 5'6 Weil W L Pet. GB 28 IB .60? Wichita 22 23 .489 5Vj KCty 21 2; MB B eworlns 22 31 Mb 9'/» Wtdnetday't Reiutu NO games scheduled Thunday'i Garnet Oklahoma City at New Orleans Wlchltd at Denver Indianapolis at Evans' Friday's Games Oklahoma City dl New Orlt Wichita at Denver Omaha dt Iowa Indianapolis at Evans' Scoreboard SSSSf Evanwille Chicogi Major League Standings Cfl ]|f Los Angeles (Rhoden 8 2 ) at St. Louis (Forsch 7 2 ) , fl:3S Friday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at Atla, night Montreal at Cincinnati, night New York at Houston, night San Olego at Pittsbgh, night Los Ang at St. Louis, night American League East W L-. Pet. GB York 31 14 .J64 -39 3X .547 1 29 34 .547 1 27 29 .483 4'A 23 36 .4*9 5 32 28 .440 fi 1 /? , 31 31 .404 B'A West ' · W L' Pet. GB 33 21 .611 -19 33 .558 3 26 24 .520 5 26 26 .500 6 26 27 .491 6Vi New Baltimre Boston Mtlw Clevelnd Detroit Toronto K a n . Cl)y Seattle r 27 . 22 35 .386 12Mt Major League Results By United Press International National League Los Ang ' 300000010- t 6 0 Chicgo O O O O O C 0 2 0 -- 2 5 2 S u t t o n , Hough (8) and Yeager; Krukow, Moore (5), P. Reuschel '18) and Mitterwaid, w - -Sutton, 7-2. L--Krukow, 5-*. HR-Los Angeles, Smith {it). Atlanta Mtreal Messersmith, Correll; Rogi --Rogers, 8-4. L-- Messi 4-2. HR--Montreal, Speler 000000000--0 6 3 200 10021X--6 9 1 Kline (7) and smith, (0- San Fran 010002000--3 7 0 Pttsbgh 002 000 000-- 2 10 1 Curtis, Williams (7), Lavelle (8) and Sadek; Rooker, Gossage (B) and Dyer. W-- Curtis, 1-1. L-- Rooker, 5-4. HR-- San Francisco, Clark (3). Chicgo 100000000-- 1 5 0 Texas . 004 002 OOx-- 6 1 1 0 Kravec, B. Johnson (4) and Esslan; Blylcven and Sundberg. W Blyleven, 5-7. L-- Kravec, 12. HRs-- Chicago, Garr (3); Texas, Harrah (8), Grieve W. Det 000020000-- 1 6 0 Seattle 000 000 12x-- 3 60 H liter, Foucault (6) and May; pole, Keklch (6) and Stinson. W -Kekich, 3-1. L-- Miller, 3-i. HRS - Delroll, Ogllvie (9); Seattle, Ru. Jones (11), Lopez (6). (13 Innings) Toronto W L- Pet. GB Chicago 32 19 .677 -- Wednssday's Rssulti Pittsbgh 29 21-.530 Vh Oakland 3, Cleveland 2 S'- Louis 30 23 .566 3 Boston 14, Baltimore S pnlla W 23 .558 3fe Minn 9, Kan City 8, 10 inns. Montreal 23 28 .«! 9 New York 9, Milwaukee 2 New York 22 31 MS 11 Texai 6, Chicago 1 We" Detroit a! Seattle W- L Pet. GB calif 2, Toronto 1, 13 Inns. 37 18 .673 -- Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EOT) NEW York (Gullet! 4-2) at Milwaukee (Haas x-2), 3:30 p.m. Baltimore (Palmer 7-5} nt Boston (Lee 3-1), 7:30 p m Kansas City (Hassler 3-1) at Minnesota (Redlern 2 3 ) , 8:30 California 0000000100000--1 6 1 Houston Phils ' Lemongello, 000030000--2 5 1 01002000X-- 3 7 0 Forsch (7) and Jefferson, Ji (11) and LaRocha (11) Humphrey (9) 2. L--Bi Grlch (7). 0000001 000 1--3 8 1 hnson (9), Bruno A 5 h b y; Ryan, and Etchebarren, W--LaRoche, 4- HR--Callfor- Los Ang Cincl 26 26 .51 San Fran 25 30 .455 12 San Diego 26 33 .441 13 Houston 22 33 .400 15 Atlanta 20 36 .357 17' . Wednesday's Rasults Los Angeles 4, Chicago 2 Montreal 6, Atlanta 0 San Francisco 3, Pittsburgh 2 Philadelphia 3, Houston 2 Cincinnati 5, New York 0 St. Louis 3, San D!ego 0 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Timei EOT) Cincinnati (Norman 5-2) ; New York (Watlack 3-6). 4 p.r San Francisco (Halicki 5-5) , 6-5), 3:: Chicago (Dunha p.m. Philadelphia (Lerch 5-3) at Atlanta (Easterly 3-3), 7:35 p.m. Chicago (Knapp 5-2) at Texa: (Perry J-5), 8:35 p.m. Detroit [Roberts 3 7 ) a Seattle (Jones 0-4), 10:30 p.m. Friday'! Games Toronto at Seattle, night Detroit ai Oakland, night Cleveland at Calif, night Kan city at Milwaukee, night Chicago at Baltimore, night Minnesota at New York, night Texas at Boston, nigh! ver. W-- Ci Lemongello, 1 phla, John 4 tone (2). Cincl 301 001 000--5 90 Hew Yrk . 000000000--0 8 1 Billingham and Bench; Koosman, Baldwin (9) and Stearns. W--Bllllngham, 7-3. L--Koosman, J-6. HR -- Cincinnati, Foster (12). San Dgo 000000000--0 71 St.LuIS 010 300 OOx-- 3 7 0 Jones, Wehrmelster (6) and mons. W--Rasmussen, 4-7. L-Jones, 4-6. American League Clcvlnd Oil 000000--3 5 1 Oaklnd 010 000 20x-- 3 60 Eckcrsley, Walts (7), Kern (9) and Fosse; M. Norrls, Torrealba (3), Coleman (8), Lacey (9) and W i l l i a m s , Newman (9). WP-Torrealba, 2-0. LP-Eckersley, 64. HR-Oakland, Gross (12). Bait 010 0 0 0 0 4 0 - 5 1 2 2 BOS 0(ll)300000x-14112 D. Martinez, McGregor (2), Chevez (1), T. Martinez (3) and Dempsey; Wise, Murphy (B) and Flsk, Montgomery (B). W-Wise, 2-1. L--D. Martlner, 4-3. HRs -- Boston, · Hobson (fl), Murray (I)' (10 Innings) K.C. 2120120000-- B 140 Minn 310200002 1--9 10 1 Spllttorffr Pattln (5), Gura (8) and Porter; Thormodsgard, schueler (3), 'Burgmeler (6), D. Johnson (7) and Borgmann. W -D. Johnson, 10. L--Gura. 3-2. jerry (10), Pate* (1); Minnesota, Hlsle 2 (14), Borgmann (I). 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