Kingsport Times-News from Kingsport, Tennessee on June 15, 1986 · 27
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Sunday June 15 1585 Kingsport Thnes-News SC an In baseball Seaver deal fallsthrbugh ' i CHICAGO A reported deal that would have sent SOO-game winner Tom Seaver to the New York Yankees fell through -r V' Saturday White Sox board chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said Seaver who has openly asked to be traded to an East Coast team would have gone to the Yankees for relief pitcher Brian Fisher and some 1 minor league prospects i V-'"- f Jackson discusses Royals final offer : i - y ! -lj 1 v KANSAS CITY Mo — Bo Jackson met with the owners of the Kansas City Royals to discuss their final offer and will wait for the final counteroffer from theTampa Bay Buccaneers before making a decision his agent said Jackson and Richard Woods the Heisman Trophy winner’s agent met for five hours Friday with Ewing Kauffman and Avron Fogelman in Memphis the base of Fogelman’s business interests A decision could come by Tuesday Woodssald Michael takes over Cubs CHICAGO— Gene Michael entered bis new Job as manager of the Chicago Cubs saying he possessed limited knowledge of his team and the National LeagueMichaei in his first meeting with reporters after being hired Friday led the Cubs for the first time Saturday against the St Louis Cardinals He left the National League in 1967 and has paid little attention to it since Michael who managed the New York Yankees in 1981 and 1982 replaced Jim Frey Since joining the Yankees as a player in 1968 Michael has had no official contact with the National League UI didn’t know if I wanted to manage again” said Michael “I didn’t want to manage for George and 1 love the guy But when you get the chance to manage the Chicago Cubs it’s a different thing” in basketball Majerus to Join Bucks staff MILWAUKEE— Marquette University Saturday granted basketball coach Rick Majerus’ request to be released from his contract so he can join the staff of the Milwaukee Bucks Met in football Alabama to expand stadium TUSCALOOSA Ala — University of Alabama officials Saturday announced plans for a renovation and expansion that will add 12000 seats to Bryant-Denny Stadium where the Crimson Tide plays home football games Perkins said the addition will be an upper deck on the west side of the stadium in running Finucane wins 1SK event ELIZABETHTON — Former East Tennessee State all-' America Mark Finucane captured the top spot in Saturday’s Heartbreak Run 15-kilometer event The former Buccaneer turned in a winning time of 4954 for the top spot Second place in the overall competition went to Paul March (5102) while Gary Ledford finished third at 5227 Teresa Orduff captured the top spot in the Women’s Open with a time of 5226 The time was good for fourth overall among the 83 runners competing Pam Adams -placed second in the Women’s overall (1:0137) while ShsronNeas (1:0420) took third Jonathan Taylor won the 14-and under division His 5712 time was 12th best among the field in motorsports Bloomquist Vandyke win at NKS Scott Bloomquist took the early lead and held off late charges by Robbie Ferguson to win the Late Model portion of the Bandit 150 at New Kingsport Speedway Saturday night Randy Ford finished third ahead of Lynn Shankle and Dale Rice Points leader Roger Clendenin was involved in a mishap early but managed to finish the event LC Vandyke took the cylinder honors holding off Piney Flats’ Brogie Broyles John Cretsinger Sam Hurd and Dennis Stiles rounded out the top five o? -VjWvjtil By United Plress IaternaUonal NEW YCSX Sid Fernan des says he pitched his first complete game of the year by relying 4m his mostbasic pitch — thefastbalL : I didn’t' throw too many breaking balls” said Fernandez who tossed a three hitter and his first complete game in 12 starts as the Mets defeated Pittsburgh 5-1 Saturday "Mostly fastballs and change-ups The team's scoring a lot of runs for me-It’s s lot easier pitching with big leads” “I’m not a stat mail” said Fernandes 7-2 who struck out eight and walked one to lead the Mets to their fourth straight victory “Pm more happy with the win Fernandes allowed the Pirates only run on Mike Brown’s first-inning sacrifice fly and yielded only two hits the rest of the way “He’s got a fastball that takes off” said Pirates third baseman Jim Morrison “And you’ve got to give him credit He’s one of the better lefthanders in the New York has won 10 of its last 13 games and 16 of its last 21 With 41 victories the Mets have more victories than they did in their entire 1962 season Keith Hernandez and Len Dykstra each contributed RBI singles to the Mets five-run fifth inning against Mike Bie-lecki 4-4 Bielecki issued three walks in the fifth inning and contributed a wild pitch to New York’s outburst The Pirates made two errors behind him Cards lCubs0 CHICAGO — Ray Burris and time wTLMWMg Sid Fernandez tossed a three-hitter and his first complete game in 12 starts as the Mets defeated Pittsburgh 5-1 Saturday Todd Worrell combined on a five-hitter and Tom Herr hit a home run Saturday to give the St Louis Cardinals a 1-0 victory over Chicago in Gene Michael’s debut as Cubs manager Michael was named manager of the Cubs Friday night replacing Jim Frey who was fired Thursday In his first game with the Cubs Michael was ejected along with starting pitcher Scott Sanderson by home-plate umpire Eric Gregg after an exchange of brushback pitches Burris 3-2 gave up two doubles and three singles He struck out three and waled three Worrell pitched the ninth to earn his 11th save Reds 2 Braves 1 ATLANTA — Eric Davis’s speed turned a simple single into the winning run Saturday in the Cincinnati Reds’ 2-1 victo ry over the Atlanta Braves The Cincinnati speedster who singled to lead off the ninth and advanced to second on Buddy Bell’s sacrifice stole third with the score tied then scored the winning run when the throw trickled past Braves third baseman Rafael Ramirez “Eric got a great jump and (Atlanta catcher Ozzie) Virgil didn’t have a chance” Reds player-manager Pete Rose said “He’s always a great weapon to have on the bench because when he is on base you really have to be conscious of him being out there” Astros 7 Giants 3 HOUSTON — Phil Gamer drove in four runs with his 100th career home run a grand slam and Glenn Davis knocked in two runs with a triple Saturday night to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants Jim Deshaies 3-2 went five innings to pick up the victory for Houston Starter Terry Mul-holland lasted only four innings for the Giants and feuffered the loss in his first major-league decision Phillies 7 Expos 6 PHILADELPHIA — Darren Daulton had three singles and drove in a pair of runs Saturday night to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-6 victory over the Montreal Expos Philadelphia which had 15 hits scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning after losing a four-run lead Randy Lerch 1-1 who came on to end a three-run Montreal rally in the top of the inning picked up the victory Steve Bedrosian recorded the last two outs of the game for his ninth save Henderson’© homier sparks Yanks in aolf By United Press International BALTIMORE — New York Yankees outfielder Rickey Henderson dedicated Saturday’s 4-2 triumph over Baltimore to Orioles’ manager Earl Weaver “I heard about his talking about my crouch at the plate and of me ducking but I think he is trying to upset me or the umpire because he knows I play so well againsthim” Henderson said of Weaver “I get hits off him and he wanted to find some way to get me out” Henderson’s 10th home run came with two but in the seventh inning It struck the left-field foul pole and snapped a 2-2 tie Dennis Rasmussen 6-2 was the winner He scattered seven hits over seven innings “I was looking for a breaking ball and got the good part of the bat on it” Henderson said of the homer “All he threw me were breaking balls and that might have been a mistake I wasn’t looking for a home run just to get on base” Henderson walked and stole his 41st and 42nd bases in the first inning - RUmumn scattered seven singles over seven innings Bri- jaOfFtsher and Dave Righetti combined to finish Righetti earned his 16th save Scott McGregor fell to 5-6 Blue Jays 6 Tigers 5 TORONTO — Pinch-hitter Buck Martinez clubbed his first home run of the season in the ninth inning Saturday afternoon to cap a three-run rally and lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers Martinez homer to left-center field followed a two-run homer by Cliff Johnson that tied the score Both homers came off Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez 2-3 who entered after starter Jack Morris yielded a leadoff ninth-inning single to Jesse’ Barfield - Blue Jays reliever Tom Henke 5-3 pitched 1 1-3 innings to pick up the victory Angels 6 Royals 5 ANAHEIM Calif — Doug DeCinces belted the first pitch of the eighth inning over 'the left-center field wall Saturday to give the California Angels a 6-5 triumph over the Kansas I City Royals in a game In wbich Don Sutton” failed to gain his 300th career victory Sutton took a 54 lead info the seventh when wildness cost him the chance at becoming the 19fh man to record 300 victories With one out the 41-year-old right-hander walked Willie Wilson and hit Lonnie Smith with a pitch Sutton went 2-0 on Rudy Law and California manager Gene Mauch replaced him with Terry Forster A’s 3 Rangers 2 OAKLAND Calif — Eric Plunk earned his first major-league victory Saturday combining on a five-hitter with two relievers to give' the Oakland A’s a 3-2 decision over the Texas Rangers Twins 9 Indians 3 CLEVELAND (UPI) — Mel Hall’s error ignited a three-run eighth inning and Greg Gagne delivered a two-run double Saturday helping the Minnesota Twins snap a three-game losing streak with a 9-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians Reliever Keith Atherton 4-3 entered the game in the seventh and pitched three vtonlngs of scoreless relief after Mark Pop tugal developed a blister on his throwing hand Neal Heaton 3-6 took the loss Brewers 2 Red Sox 0 BOSTON — Tim Leary and Dan Plesac combined on a seven-hitter Saturday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox Leary 5-5 went 7 1-3 innings giving up seven hits talking one and striking out one It was his second victory against the Red Sox within a week He defeated Boston 7-3 last Sunday in Milwaukee Plesac recorded his fifth save Mike Brown 4-3 took the loss Heise team leads LPCC tourney BIG STONE GAP— The team of Ron and Mike Heise took the early lead after the first-day’s action in the Lonesome Pine Country Club Member-Guest golf tournament The pair shot a 9-under-par 61 to lead the field by one stroke The pair of Bob Collier and Roger Wolfe were only one shot back with an S-under 62 The tournament concludes today Norman leads Open by one f Continued from page 1C came from the huge crowd that roamed the grounds “The only mistake I made in the whole thing was going up to the guy and saying something” Norman said “But I’m not the kind of guy to take that without standing up I think this was the worst gallery I’ve ever seen” 8 Ndrmanuiu-ufc-tue"CUc£u mistake however An errant tee shot on the par-4 13th cost him a double bogey “I had only one bad tee shot” he said “That was at 13 where I got the double bogey I got my just deserts I took my medicine and went on Lee and I fed off ' each other We both hit a lot of good shots out there” Norman made only two birdies during the day making a five-foot putt at the par-5 fifth hole and holing a 30-footer at the eighth K-Mets’ Archie Corbin LEE TREVINO tied for second Trevino moved into a share of the lead when he birdied the same hole that Norman double bogeyed but a poor tee shot by Trevino at the final hole cost him a bogey Norman's IIold-By-IIole SOUTHAMPTON NY UPI — A holo-by-liaM doocrlotMn ol Mw round at 71 which put Gm Norman Into tho Mad aftor thro round! of tho US Opon No 1 274 yard par-4 — Drlvor pttcMnd MdM lust over tho oroon chin to 1 Mot 1-putt tor par No I ns yards oar-2 — S-lron to SO Mat S-outt tor oar No 1 451 yards oar-4 — Orlvar OSron to 20 Mot 2-putt Mr oar No 4 400 yards oar-4 — Drlvor S-lron ON tho oroon sand wsdoo M 4 foot 1-ouH uTl OS yards oar-S — Drlvor 4-Iron Into bunkor sand wsdoo M S Mot t-Putt Mr birdM No 4 471 yards oar-4 — Drlvor S-tion M 2S Mot 2-Putt Mr oar No 7 1M yard oar-3 — S-lron off arson Oltchlna wsdoo M 1 Mot 1-putt Mr oar No A 27 yards oar 4 — Drlvor S-lron M 20 foot 1-PUtt Mr MrdM No S 447 yards oar 4 — Drlvor 4-Iron M 25 Mot 2-putt Mr par No 10 407 yards oar-4 — 2-Iron 4-Iron over ttM arson cMoood M II Mot 1-putt lor boooy No 11 151 yards por-l — l-lron M 7 Mot 2-putt Mr par No 12 472 yards oar-4 — Drlvor l-lron M 7 Mat 2-PUtt Mr oar No 11 77 yards oar 4 - Drlvor S-lron ovor arson chlppod back In front of arson chlppod to I Mot 2putt Mr doubts boooy No 14 444 yard oar-4 — l-lron 4-bon M 20 Mat 2-putt Mr oar No 15 277 yards oar-4 — Drlvor l-lron M 20 foot 2-Putt Mr oar No 14 144 yards par-5 — Drlvor 1-Iron -Iron M 20 tost Sputt for oar No 17 172 yards oar-2 — l-lron M II foot l-putt for por No 14 401 yards par-4 — Drlvor 1-bon M 21 Mat 2-Putt Mr par Continued from page 1C ability Corbin is an accomplished basketball player He received 11 scholarship offers to play basketball following the 198566 season in which he averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds “Playing basketball helped me stay in shape” Corbin said “It helped me keep my legs in shape and outside of my arm my legs are the most important thing to me” In addition to the basketball offers baseball scouts — from eight different organ!- zations — came calling The decision wasn’t a difficult one for him to make ’ " “I’d always wanted to be a baseball player” he said “Toward the end of the spring aftor the scouts came I knew I was going to play baseball” Corbin said his senior year was rewarding if not impressive record wise “That was my best high school season (personally)” Corbin said “but our team didn’t do as well as I expected us to “We were 14-10 and our ’ infielders made- a lot of errors and things like that” The tall righthander has a good fastball but It was his curveball that got hitters out in prep ball “I set them up with the fastball and got them out with the curve” said Corbin who also has a slider Corbin doesn’t know what the Mets have in store for him but expects to make quick work of tho minor leagues “They really haven’t said what their plans are” Corbin said “I’m Just going to go out and throw hard and do the best I can “I’m going to try to have a ' good season and maybe I can move up next year I’d like to get to tiie big leagues by the time I’m 19 or 20” In recent years National League clubs have gone to requiring their pitchers to hit in the minors That’s just fine with Corbin “I batted third and hit 350 in high school” he said “I love to hit” Surprisingly enough for an io-ytki-ulu CviLis cays he hasn’t been homesick “I haven’t really had a problem with that” he said “The bat boy’s mother picked us up at the airport and took us in They’ve treated us just like a family ever since” -Mets Notes: The “Moet The Mets” day at the Ft Henry Mall was supposed to have lasted from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm but the team left around 2 pm after door prizes promised during the gathering were all given out Rob Lemle and Lorenzo Sisney have been delayed until at least Monday now because of a broken windshield in the van they are driving up from Florida in new arrivals are pitchers Scott He-nion a 6-3 185-pound righthander from Crowder College In Kansas City Mo and John Wenrick a 52 180-pound righthander from Long Beach Community College In Norwalk Calif the team has scheduled a 12 noon workout today - Lindsay Harp Howe tied for Meadouwiew Open lead o V Cx 1 HUNTER HOWE nix birdies In round Continued from page 1C said Coats “I was next to No 10 (a par five) in two but couldn’t get up and down and missed a two-foot putt for par at No 11” others making big comebacks were Hudson who started five over through the first four holes but played the last 14 holes in even par and Bill Lewis who managed a 77 despite an 11 at the par five No 3 hole that produced more than its share of horror stories Onzie Woods also had an 11 on the hole but managed a five-over-' par 40 on the front nine Buddy Drcyics was catching gak-forr shooting a one-under-par -69 to take a nine-shot lead in the second flight He had qualified with a 77 “What people have to realize is that I’ve been trying to break par in a tournament for 30 years and this is the first time I’ve done it” said Broyles Rick Spivey was proud of Ms 87 in the Seventh Flight It was 26 strokes better than his first-round effort of 113 in the Silver Lake Open that brought hint a ‘ great deal of notoriety Mickey Mantle says asterisk behind Roger Maris9 name should be removed WEST MONROE La (UPI) — Former New York Yankees great Mickey Mantle Saturday said the asterisk beside former teammate Roger Maris’ major- -league home run record should bis removed “ “It shouldn’t have been there -in the tint place” Mantle said of the asterisk that marred the record lfaris set by hitting 61 homers during the 1961 season 4 - V “The record was 60 and Roger had 61 That means be passed the record” Maris who died of cancer last year slammed his 61 home runs during a 162-game season Babe Ruth had previously set this home run record with 60 over a 154-game span '-I “I really think Roger' was resented for having broken that record” Mantle said ' - v V

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