The South Bend Tribune from South Bend, Indiana on June 17, 1989 · 21
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U: g 'hr s ' a 0 Im all in '.hr Mat s 1 I rs,x !u fi.u illusln rds ad sh"f".s' ; i the rigor Ai!h 1H flraiirg ;r!irt.! ar Phr Jar.uft U.u natisrhad 41 juh -Is r1 A assis! s i rt n it tig urns !a-u errors n ICM la! i ini rs in thr .as. irtsjr I tts.il s j gfrr.M- 1 -sn 1 ran smss! a Ilfs Hindis Mr hiding 3 1 1 Adh IT hits uf IQ al baU !TTisr nun.tirf s adlt-d up to a SpdArst teagur alt slur br'lh tit i ,sbs I Vir knrA hr a as a gi1 defrn vep.aser sand South Hervl W hdr VAX Tiat-agef Hu a Padrtsur, r !Jd him tu 'ifk hard ami '.hi! s ukl lake rarr of tbrrnsc's rs Hu'bs and ! ro Irjada sha'r st irtsluji dg'.trs but Huvbs ls,n 1 the tr innirg udlits plain hr aus liu linl W as al Ihr start of list siusrm Sometime kkLs a ho arr hjngrs t(kr (hnr chance and don I irt go IWdervm said M Ls rolr as a start r i Aasril given to him Hr ruined ts' j"Wasne t intense and works hrd ' Patterson added Mrs a liar charge gus He niakes the rjutlnr plus and has (lashes of rruklng the great plas .Bushs who hit 360 at Mivlvmjji College ls pulling in plents of time bjfore the game to ensure (Having lane J"It lakes a lot of hard ssork said fi-sbs of pU in shortstop I takes a4ot of ground balLs m practice i' flasinx short-stop ls a game of SKsna ev South Bod ahortatop Vayr Buaby give the So a sohd one-two purvch heiding and hitting targets The Sal Ls a largrt firs! Base arid srcond b,w are targets, sou se got to hit sou re targets Busbs tries to get a jump on grounders or tmer hit to him 'I st ids the batter, whether he s a pull hitter, right handed left harsdisl, what the count Ls, if there arr runners on base, how mas outs there are It help to watch the latihers vgns w sou know what kind of pilch the bailer ls going to get You hase to he heads up ' Hus bs said "ou hase to stas in the game There ls a strong mental as pert to plas mg shortstop, or ans position " Husby (ease ' I come get the ball," 'When I las back, that s when I make errors I try to be aggressise and anticijsale " Hitting and playing great de (ease are the two quickest ways for a shortstop to make it to the major leagues ' 1 struggled a little with ms hit ting but now I keep my bead down and do what (batting lastructor) Roger ( IuKrancots) telLs me.' Hus by said "He explains and gises you reasons for doing something in stead of just telling you to do some thing ' I do a lot of work on ms own said Busby 'I work on ms swing and do a tot of thinking about it Plus I m seeing the ball prelts well " Busby didn't make all i order ence in college, but be s on target for success in the jro ranks I exjsecl a lot out of ms self Busby said "I m hard on rmself about m defease If I gel two hits and make one error, the one error bothers me If you get satisfied in this game, something s wrong Wayne Busby, though, has the right stuff By CURT RALIO T Mil TH BTSfl Ui'aff Be Ijllrtvfl 1 Vi-uth W Ij'r V wrajijrd up Ihr Mad west leaf a a fust half hullhrffi lisisr i'jr a wrrk tga tv, I tJic V l wr're ! I.n UTrd wuaurg V.ulh (lend fuusTinl off B' j'f ten 1C lu firash ttr fust f ei ai on a wuaung mle South tLerid qualifscd (of Ihr seasi(l jilasuffs b i lint hit , t'r title ami w UJ nierl lfr hiatfsr' n 1 i sisjon srr'otnl haif wuoser in a of three series for a Shi', a! I Or league t-xt of fise finals fsefemUng rharr jin ( nla: Bap kls t tin ( hrd the fust ha.f U'fa-n Insisron crown on jerr e1-; jf e j rants edging PrvCla Should V,S iLeml or t edar Hajwis Irjra! t.'e team with the next tir-sl congsj'e record adsamt-s to the juasolfs South Bend ended trap fust half with a sparkling 44 1 rerord I ast season thr Sot werr TI41 the fust half Thr Sox were T4 IT against Northern IlnLsion risais ami .t4 against trancs from tfr Sj'u'.m-rn Pis Lsion ' It s great to end tfie firs! fa f with a hang vak! Patterson W tal a sluryhook ending Who wouul Tulie thought we would go 44 1 But we ianl dwell on the fust half It s going to ta- a lot tougher ttie second half " Patterson said 'We hale a tough road sthedule and we re short on jutchers Sox itarter fenny Bruit her made hLs return to South Bend a hit Brulcher who ajijieared in two games early in the season and then was sent to the Sox' rookie team in Sarasota, took Carlos de la ( rur s sjKil in the rotation when e la ( ru was catted up to t lavs Sara sola BruUher workcsl nine innings to earn the tnumjih his first dec ismn lie struck out 10 ami walked Iwu Brule her struck out six Braces his firsl three innings lie ended up al low mg six hits TONIQKT wo 8 QAME th4 44 M Vs WHtm. -- ' r t - e 4 I M J UAMC MTti L) ' frr m ' A 4 t $ i ... . M4 4 w. 1 A Strange day kt U.S. Open ROCHKST HR. N Y (P) It was a Strange day at the lis Ojien ! There was the flurry of ones, an incredible, record set-tig sprte in which four men scored holes in one, all on the sme hole, all using the same club and all within a jieriod o 1 hour and 50 minutes jThere was a 14 minute storm delay, an occurrance that hits become common in this weather plagued golf season And there was Curtis Strange, the defending title holder n) the American national championship, who came jxiund-njg out of the pack with a 64 that provided him a 1 stroke lead Friday at the tournament's halfway jioint Strange, challenging some Ben Hogan marks across the decades, Brushed two trijis over the rain-soaked Hast course at Oak Hill in 135, 5 under par tilts 64, one shot off the all time Open single-round record, matched the course standard set by the great Ilo-gjn In 1942 I And the spectacular effort put him in jiosition to become ; first man since Hogan in 1951 to make a successful defense of the U.S Open title But Strange has two rounds to go, another 36 holes And even Stranges seven-birdie heroics was not enough to give him breathing room. Tom Kite, whose impressive record lacks only a major-tumament title, hung grimly on Strange's heels with a 69 tiat left him one behind at 136, Jack Nicklaus, however, faded I'm disappointed I couldn't keep it all together, Nicklaus said after struggling to a 74 Nicklaus, 49, holder of a record 18 major professional tttles, entered the days play a stroke off the pace and eBtertaimng thoughts of a record fifth U S. Open title. I But he had problems over the front nine, then couldnt g4t the putts to fall on the back side and finished at 141, six snots back. Scott Simpson, the 1987 Open champion, had a 70 and vas tied for third at 137 with Jay Don Blake. Blake, who hasnt finished higher than third in a three-season Tour career, hung in with a 71. I Ian Woosnam, the 5-foot-5 Welshman called Little Woo-sje" by his fellow pros on the European Tour, and Mark McCumber each had a 68 and were Bed at 138. No one else was under par for two trips over the rain-siaked course. f Bernhard Langer of West Germany and Payne Stewart, who shared the first-round lead with Blake, drifted back. Stewart was 75-141 and Langer blew to a 78 that left him at Sm U.S. OPEN Pag C3 Erica Jacksons defense surprised All-Star coaches By AL LESAR Tftbun Sport Wnlf INDIANAPOLIS If Erica Jackson was going to be selected lo the Indiana Girls Ml Star basketball team, she figured it would be her offense that drew the attention in her direction Being the most prolifu scorer in Elkhart Memoni High School girls basket ball history held some merits Or so she Ihought "When I went down to the Top 40 tryouts, I had no idea that I would make the jack soft team," Jackson said "I just played my best and didnt worry about whether or not I got pu k(-d "I didn't have a very good dav al all I was kind of disapjxunted Then I heard Ihese coaches talking about the great job I did on defense I never realized I was playing that welt It s one of those things vou don't notice As it turns out. I'll probablv tie the defensive sjiecialLst on the team now Its a stiange role " The 5 foot 6 guard will Ik- pari of the Indiana team that plays todav at Market Square rena in Indianapolis against the Kentucky Ml Mars Action in the girls game will begin at 3 45 p m The boys are set to play al 6 p m Next Saturday, June 24 the series will shift to Louisville's Freedom Hall Sm JACKSON Pag C4 Montreal knocks out Cubs and takes over first place AP Photo Curtis Strange puts on his rainpants at the 1 0th tee as a sudden downpour led to a brief suspension of play at the U.S. Open. MONTREAL (AP) Bryn Smith wishes he could pitch more. Smith heljied Montreal move into first place in the National League East Friday night as Hubie Brooks and Andres Galarraga each had three hits and two RBIs, leading the Expos past the Chicago Cubs 8-5. Smith, 7-2, allowed five runs and nine hits in eight-plus innings as Montreal won for the fourth time in as many games against Chicago this season and took a one-half game lead over the Cubs. Tim Burke got the last three outs for his 14th save, after Smith allowed lead-off singles in the ninth. They must know what day it is, said Smith, who has been backed with an average of more than six runs a game this season. The key to being a successful pitcher is winning when you have mediocre stuff like I did tonight, Smith said. Brooks doubled home two runs and scored on Mike Fitzgeralds single as Montreal scored three runs in the first inning off Paul Kilgus, 5-6 "We needed everything we got tonight," Brooks said. "It doesn't matter how many runs you get against these guys, they can score runs." Damaso Garcia drove in a run with a fielders choice grounder and Galarraga added a run-scoring single to make it 5-0 after four innings. The Cubs scored twice in the fifth on an RBI single by Dwight Smith and a run-scoring double by Ryne Sandberg. Brooks and Tim Wallach started the Expos fifth with consecutive singles. Spike Owen singled, scoring Brooks and sending Wallach to third. Wallach was picked off third by catcher Damon BerryhiU, but scored when third base-man Vance Laws throw hit him on the helmet during the rundown. Sandberg made it 7-3 with his 10th home run S CUBS Pag C3 Fittipaldi on provisional pole for Detroit Grand Prix Sunday DETROIT (AP) - Emerson Fittipaldi came out on top in a very competitive qualifying session Friday, winning the provisional pole for Sundays first Detroit Grand Ffix featuring Indy cars. The Brazilian, driving the same Penske PC18-Chevrolet in which he won the Indianapolis 500, got around the bumpy, twisting 2-inile, 17-turn downtown street circuit in oe minute, 42.631 seconds, a speed of 87.693 nh- Michael Andretti, still looking for his first victory of the season, was just .048 seconds behind at 87.652 mph. lAl Unser Jr., the CART-PPG series point lqpder, was next at 87.562, followed by Mario Andretti at 86.665, Indy-car rookie Scott Pruett at 86.297, Rick Mears at 86.209 and Teo Fabi of Italy at 86.156. Fabi, driving a Porsche-powered March, was one of the quicker drivers early in the 30-minute session for the faster cars. But he ran out of gas about halfway through and spent the final 15 minutes sitting behind a wall on the back side of the track. Michael Andretti, Unser, Pruett and Fabi all led at least once during the first of two qualifying sessions. Fittipaldi, who also led earlier, wrested the top spot from Andretti moments before the end. The final session, which will set the 28-car field, ts scheduled today. The fast lap by each car during the two qualifying periods will determine the line up for Sundays race. Rounding out the top 10 Friday were Bobby Rahal at 85.359 mph, Arie Luyendyk of The Netherlands at 85.191 and Danny Sullivan at 85.036. Sullivan, who broke his right forearm in a crash during practice last month at Indy, is driving this week with a new brace designed to let him turn both right and left, rather than just left as he would be doing on an oval track. Theres some pain, he said. This isnt real comfortable and the cars not right yet, but well be OK. Fittipaldis fast lap was considerably slower than the track record of 89.458 (1:40.606), sqt last year by Ayrton Senna of Brazil in qualifying for the last of seven Formula One events here. The Indy cars are about 150 pounds heavier and their restricted engines produce between 300 and 400 less horsepower than the Formula One cars. The cars are different and we have different rules,.explained the 42-year-old Fittipaldi, a two-time Formula One champion. You cannot compare the two (series). If we Md to make a race against Formula One, wed make the cars much faster. Wed take away the.(popoff) valve and get maybe 1,000 horsepower. , Looking ahead to todays time trials, both of the fast drivers said they expect the speeds to climb. I think the speeds will be quite a bit quicker tomorrow unless it gets real hot, Andretti said. I think its probably going to take a 41 (1:41) to will the pole. Fittipaldi spent some time recently with Senna, his countryman and a three-time Detroit winner. Senna warned him how difficult the circuit is. He was right, Fittipaldi said. Its a very challenging track, not easy to drive. He gave me some good advice. 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