Sun Herald from Biloxi, Mississippi on April 13, 1991 · 33
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- r- - iM‘ 4 THE SUN HERALD SATURDAY APRIL 1 3 1991 v r ' v s v a - D3 BASEBALL MATJORTUE'AGUEISTAN DINGS' AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 6 Boston 4 Detroit 11 New York 5 Oakland 3 Minnesota 0 California 5 Seattle 0 Toronto 7 Milwaukee 3 Only games scheduled Friday's Games Chicago 4 Detroit 1 Toronto 5 Milwaukee 4 11 innings Minnesota 6 California 0 Kansas City 9 New York 5 Baltimore 3 Texas 0 Seattle at Oakland (n) Only games scheduled Today's Games Cleveland (Swindell 0-1) at Boston (Clemens 1-0) 12:05 pm Chicago (McDowell 1-0) at Detroit (Tanana 0-0) 12:15 pm Milwaukee (KBrown 0-0) at Toronto (Stieb 0-1) 1235 pm New York (Leary 0-0) at Kansas City (Sabethagen 1-0) 135 pm Seattle (DeLuda 0-0) at Oakland (Dressendorfer 0-0) 335 pm California (Lewis 0-0) at Minnesota (Guthrie 0-0) 735 pm Baltimore (Ballard 0-1) at Texas (Rogers 03) 735 pm Biloxi fights off rallying Gulfport The Biloxi Indians held off a seventh-inning scare from their crosstown interdi visional rivals the Gulfport Admirals for a 7-5 victory Friday night at Biloxi’s Hollis Field Biloxi held a rather comfortable 7-1 lead going into the final frame when Gulfport burst out with four runs but it was too little too late Mike Linenberger started on the mound and allowed no hits in his three innings of work to earn the win Justin Brown picked up the save in relief of Joe Pomierski who had relieved Linenberger The three allowed only three hits Joey Plummer suffered the loss Offensively the Indians were led by Sean Miller who went 3-for-4 with an RBL Mm 7 GuMpert 5 Gumniu cnrio Whita p4l x Jp Jp Fraomaa c 1-1 Jamia MiMar ii M TtMr Now IK Ml Sam Tindall M B-1 Brad Palazzo c tM Hobart Marble 2b 14 Tony Dalcour r 144 Jonathan Kina ph 1-14 Joay Ptum-mar )b 3-1-1 TOTALS 2S-S-1 SkOXI (7) randan Trachaiaai 2b 1-1 Fred LMtta m 44 Sabar Windham lb 3-1-1 Fata ultra N 4-1-1 Mika Linaabaraar a-cf 1-t-l Joa Pnmienki a 41 Sean Milter a 2b4-f-X Juttin Brexm rt H4 Tim Cora c 24 4 Stawia Madden cf 41-1 Cerrwiiue White 2b 244 TOTALS 27-7- Gulfport 000 001 4-4 tool 21 121 X— 7 WP— Mika Llnanbaraor (44) Sava Brown LP— Ex fra-bate hits: 2B — Plum mar Millar SB— I— (Guitaort) Free maw Millar 2 Nota Tindall (Bilaail Windham Llnanbaroar Pomiemi Miller Maddtnb White 2 Team racarda: Eilaal (142) GuHaart (HI Long Beach 7 SL Stanislaus 2 The Bearcats Jody Reinike was not perfect on the mound against the Rockadiaws — he gave up nine walks in the game — but he didn’t need to be He hurled a no-hitter Reinike fanned eight SL Stanislaus batters and went the distance for his second win of the year Milton Marshall slapped a solo home run for Long Beach as weH Grady Price suffered the loss for the Rocks i 7 SL Etanirloua a ST STANISLAUS (2) Sonny Volontino lb 440 John Bishop rf 412 Micky Quinton H 2-12 Adam Braazawoad 1b Ml Kovin Jacob to 124 John Ruthorford lb 224 Robbia ouryotii c 444 Barnard Svdh 122 Scon Potrrton cf 42 Brady Price 1 224 Totals 22-32 IONG BEACH (7) Milton Marshall c S-l-1 Chrlt Babb 3b 21 Gras Dry 2b J-H Jett Niaiotcf -12 John Draco If 1-1 Rum Badeaux os 2-1 Marcus BuHard to 424 Donald Lyons rf 24 Chris Fulliiove dh 1-1 Jam NacaiM lb 1-1 Jody RoMko a 444 Totals 2422 St Stanislaus 200 000 4—2 Lena Booch 00) MS X— 7 WP — Jody RoMko Ol) LP— Grady Pric 12 Extra base hits: HR— Marshall 2B — Niolot RBI: (St StonMouol Ruthorford Sv (Long Bosch) MorahalL BabX Dry Badooux X Noe olio Team record: Lone Beach (10 4 ovoroH 4-1 In Div 0 4AL St StanMau (MX 3 in Div 3 4A) SL Martin 11 Pascagoula 9 Robby Cole went 4-for-4 and David Usry went 2-for-3 with four RBI as die host Yellow Jackets upset the Panthers in a run-fesL Tony Floda went the distance on the mound to pick up the win for St Martin Roger Broome suffered the loss for 'Goula PhSfip Haigler led the Panthers offensively going 2-for-3 with five RBL S Martin 11 I PASCAGOULA (9) Frederic sc 1L Howen dh 31 Gonzales c 4-H Haigler lb m Mock cf ML Holloman 3b 41-2 Seattle at Oakland 735 pm NATIONAL LEAGUE Thursday's Games Los Angeles 4 Atlanta 2 St Louis 5 Chicago 4 San Francisco 11 San Diego 9 10 innings Houston 4 Cincinnati 1 New York 6 Montreal 3 Only games scheduled Friday's Games Pittsburgh 3 Chicago 1 San Diego 4 Los Angeles 2 -Atlanta at Cincinnati ppd rain Philadelphia 11 SL Louis 4 Houston 3 San Francisco 2 Montreal 4 New York 3 11 innings Today's Games St Louis (Tewksbury 0-0) at Philadelphia (Mulholland 0-1) 1235 pm Montreal (DeMartinez 13) at New York (Gooden 1-0) 12:40 pm Atlanta (Avery 0-0) at Cincinnati (Armstrong 0-0) 1:15 pm Pittsburgh (Drabek 0-1) at Chicago (Bieiecki 03) 130 pm San Francisco (Garretts 03) at Houston (Scott 0-1) 735 pm San Diego (Notts 03) at Los Angeles (Gross 03) 935 pm PREP BASEBALL TinoM It 44 Scott rf 1-1 Cox 2b 44-1 TOTALS 29B- IX ST MARTIN (11) Tony Floda p 4-2-1 Robbia Cote If 4-2-4 Jeff Baraka lb I-X Curt Polk 3b 4-1-2 Toby Wilson cf 2-0 Davis Usryc 1-2 Scott Bares 2b 4-1 -X Derek Radichrf 1-1 Chris Henry so MX TOTALS 29-11-12 Pascagoula 100 233 0-9 St Martin 10S 320 X— II WP — Floda (14) LP — Roger Broome Extra-basa hits: 2B— Usry Colo Howell Heloier RBI — (Pascagoula) Gonzales Haieiar x Scon X Con (St Martin) Cola Baraka X Wilson Usry 4 Radich Taam recants: Pascagoula (17) St Martin Oil) Pass Christian 8 Bay High 7 BAY ST LOUIS — Boo Jenkins went 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead the Pirates to a key Division 16 Calls 3-A victory over the Tigers Bay High stranded runners at the comers the potential tying and winning runs at the end of the game Steve Dewitt fanned four and went the distance to earn the win for the Pirates PASS CHRISTIAN (I) Tracy Watts cf MX Slave Dowift p 4-1X Barntll Podaaux lb MX Boo Jankinsss 4-24 Sammy Taylor dh MX Soon Svkas 2b BXX Noil Mayor H Ml Shannon Svhoa c MX Torranca Lawton 3b 1-1 DoMon Uaana rf 14 TOTALS M BAY HIGH (7) TreHis Havnas rf 1 Cahrin Thlgpon H MX David Warns p-ss Ml Brannon Comprotfo pr IX Scott Barnos 3b 1X Charlie Mitchell Ml 4-14 Chris Bartow 1b MX Thomas Brink cf MX Jamie Kingston 2b MX Scon Robots c MX Sam Shooard pr MX TOTALS 33-7-4 Paso Christian 013 ON 1 Bay High 200 MO S WP Oowin LP — Worms RBI— (Pass Christian) Podaaux Jenkins X Moyer (Boy High) Wssms Barnos Mitchetl X Kingston Stone County 10 Vanclnavn 4 WIGGINS — In the other big Division 16 Class 4-A contest the Tomcats downed the Bulldogs to send the divisional race into a three-way tie Jerry Fletcher improves his record to 5-1 with the pitching win He struck out nine and went the whole way Ryan Tice homered and Marcus Hinton went 3-for-4 to lead the winners offensively VANCLEAVE (4) Jimmy Honry so 4XX Lance McMattan H MX Matt Ruffin lb 1-1 Lynn MiHar p Ml Phil Wire 3b Ml Jeremy Miller c 4-14 X Johnson dh Ml Micheel Williams cf MX Lenny Leuahitn r 2-1X TOTAL 29- STONE COUNTY (10) Gordon McDonald rf 4-1-1 Anthony Corbett cf 1-1 Marvin Lewie c 1-1 Ryan Tice lb 3-14 Jerry Fletcher p MX Trecv Corbett If 1-1-1 Marcus Minton dhM X Jason Overstreet is MX Jody Hatton 2b 1X TOTAL 2W-IX Vanctoave Stone Co 031 321 X — 10 WP— Fletcher Oil LP— L Miller Extra boos hits: IB— L Millar A Corbeft Hinton IE 0 Johnson HR — Tice RBI— (Vanctaovo) Johnson Williams McMattan (Stona County) Tica 3 Hinton 2 McDonald I aHildslIJtW I 4 SL ST JOHN (1) Stephan Overly If 5X0 David Loa rf M2 Traa Clifton c M0 Laroiy Acosta c MB Brad Rasa 2b 1-0 Raymond finonoll so Ml Itonhon Smith dh M0 Joay Booths lb Hk Honry Howto lb Ml Albert jfremnaki p M Michael Ichlooool ph 1-04 Totals 25-1-4 5UMHAII (4) Aultman 1b Ml Grahmacf 1-1 Ruuall If 2 Watora c Ml Ingram 3b MB Wllliamron M2 Pottaraowrt Ml Cloomion to Ml Harrington n Hi Total 24-4-1X St John 000 000 1—1 Sumrail 102 100 X— 4 WP — Wllliamaon LP— ARwrt Styczonsfcl Extra hoio hit: (Sumrail: Homo runs — Ruaaoll) (St John: to — lino poll) (Sumrail: 2b — Grahomn) not: (St John: Howax) tlumrxll: Altman RuiaaN Wafers Ingram) Taam record: St John 7 and district 4-2 0 AA Sumrail diltrict 3 FROM STAFF AND REPORTS Fnsk Fearmiamdez fikoster x DETROIT — Carlton Fisk’s eighth-inning single broke a tie and the Chicago White Sox remained undefeated after three games with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night Alex Fernandez (1-0) held the Tigers to five hits in 7 1-3 innings striking out seven and walking five Bobby Thigpen of Mississippi State who set a mjor league ream! with 57 saves in 1990 finished fix: his second save of the season Cory Snyder singled off Steve Searcy (0-1) to start the eighth and went to second when right fielder Rob Deer overran the ball for an error Mike Henneman relieved Searcy and Joey Cora ran for Snyder Henneman got Frank Thomas on a fly then Fisk lined a full-count pitch to left to drive in Cora Searcy allowed three hits in seven innings But he walked six while striking out four Tim Raines who started the season 0-for-11 doubled for his first American League hit in the Chicago third Raines now just one hit shy of 1600 for his career moved up (Hi a wild pitch and following a walk by Lance Johnson scored on an infield grounder by Robin Ventura Raines hit 287 and scored 65 runs for the Montreal Expos last season and led the White Sox with 22 hits during spring training The Tigers tied it at 1-1 in the fifth when Travis Fryman tripled off the wall in center field and scored on a kmg flyball by Tony Phillips The White Sox added two runs in the ninth on Thomas’ two-run double CHICAGO DETROIT ubrhbi Ralnea dh Ilia Phillips 2t LJhnsn cf 4 110 Maiehy If Vnfura 3b 4 4 2 1 Trmmll sa Cora pr 0 10 4 FMdor lb Grbock 3b 0 10 0 Incvoto df Thmes lb S 0 I 2 Door rf Fisk c 3 0 11 Tttleton c Krkvce c 1 0 0 0 Frvmn 3b Snyder If 4 0 10 Bmzrd ph Soso rf 3 0 0 0 Cuylor cf Guillan ss 2 0 0 0 Bramn ph Fltchar 2b 4 0 0 0 Totals 34 4 7 4 Totals Chicago 001 Detroit 000 E— Ventura (1) Fisk (1) Doer (l) Fryman (2) DP— Chicaao 1 Detroit 1 LOB— Chicaao 10 Detroit 24— Raines (1) Thomas (II IB— Fryman (1) SB— Raines (I) LJohnsen (2) Mosebv 2 (21 CS— Guillen (1) SF — Phillips IP H RER BB SO Chicago Famondn W Thigpen 52 Dohoit Soarcy LAI 14 714 1 24 12 2 Hams makes the most e LOS ANGELES — Greg Harris making his first start in 1V6 years spoiled Darryl Strawberry’s first home game in Los Angeles as San Diego beat the Dodgers 4-2 Friday Harris (1-0) normally a reliever allowed seven hits and struck out four in 8 innings Strawberry signed as a free agent in the offseason for $203 million went 0-4 against Harris Wes Gardner who relieved Harris with two outs and a runner mi in the ninth got the save Gardner escaped from a bases-loaded jam by retiring pinch-hitter Jeff Hamilton on a grounder to shortstop The Padres scored a run in the second off loser Bob Ojeda (0-1) mi a sacrifice fly by Darrin Jackson They added three more runs in the third mi a RBI singles by Fred McGriff and Jerald Clark and a run-scoring groundout by Benito Santiago Clark had three singles giving him seven hits in 13 at-bats this season SAN DIEGO Roberts 2b TFmdz ss TGwyn rf FMcGr 1b Sntlaoo c JCIarfc If Presley 3b DrJckn cf Harris p WGrdn p LOS ANGELS abrhbi 5 110 4 110 4 0 10 4 111 4 12 1 10 11 4 0 0 0 30 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ab r h bi 4 0 0 0 4 0 10 4 110 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 4 110 4 0 2 0 0000 10 11 0 0 0 0 0000 1000 1000 0000 10 0 0 0000 1000 35 2 2 000 Butler cf Samuel 2b Javior lb Stwbry rf Denials If LHrris 3b Scoscia c Gnzalez pr Griffin is Murray ph Shrpran pr Oiado p CGwvn ph GCrter ph Gott p Hmlton ph Totals 013 Totals San Diego 34 410 4 000 100 100— 2 E — Griffin (1) DP— Los Angeles I LOB — Son Dieeo 7 Las Angolas 7 2B Daniels (2) SB— TFomandtz (1) ismuel (II Harris SF — DrJackson IP H RER BB SO Harris W75? 0 3 7 2 2 0 4 XI 1-313013 Oioda LA-1 5 3 4 4 1 3 Hartley 2 1 0 3 Goff 2 10 3 12 Umpires Homo Lavne First McSharrv Second Davidson Third Davis T— 3:51 A— 4947 Pirates 3 Cubs 1 CHICAGO — John Smiley gave up four hits over eight innings and Bobby Bonilla and Jay Bell each had RBI Horst taints after Mttimg fence By MARTY STAMPER THE MERIDIAN STAR COLUMBUS Miss — Jody Hurst will be spending a lot of time with his wife Twyla over the next month or so but they probably won’t be doing a lot of holding hands Hurst’s baseball career has been put on hold after the center fielder suffered a hand injury in a game with the Los Angeles Dodgers during spring training in Lakeland Fla Hurst is a member of the Detroit Tigers’ organisation “Jeff Hamilton hit a deep fly and the wind was Mowing about 80 miles an M 2 § o e 1 112 2 2 2 1 I Soarcy Pttctiad to 1 battor In ttw ith WP— Soarcv Umpiras— Homo Koac First Kaiaar iocond Bar-naff Third Clark T— 4:17 A— 14247 Twins 6 Angels 0 MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Tapani pitched a seven-hitter and ex-Angel Chili Davis outshined ex-Twin Gary Gaetti as the Minnesota Twins opened their Metrodome season Tapani whose 12 wins led the Twins last season struck out nine and walked none as Minnesota beat the Angels for the first time in six meetings dating back to last July 30 It was his second career shutout It was the second straight year that Tapani who struck out the final four batters bested Jim Abbott in the Twins’ home opener A rookie last season Tapani pitched eight shutout innings while Abbott was roughed up for seven runs in 4 1-3 innings in Minnesota’s 13-1 win Abbott who lost his final two games of 1990 and went 0-3 with a 502 ERA in this spring’s exhibitions allowed nine hits and five earned runs in Friday’s five-inning stint Gaetti the third baseman who went to the Angels as a free agent after nine-plus years as one of Minnesota’s best players received a mixture of cheers and boos when introduced He went l-for-4 and made an error while his Minnesota replacement Scott Leius tripled singled and made three nice plays on grounders by Dave Winfield Davis who left the Angels as a free agent had two singles drove in a run and scored a nip It was California’s first loss after winning its first three games CALIFORNIA MINNESOTA ah r h bi Gladden If 4 0 0 0 Knbich 2b 2 2 10 Puckett rf 4 2 3 0 CDavis dh 4 12 1 Harper c 2 0 0 1 Mack cf 400 1 Hrbak lb 4 0 12 Leius 3b 4 12 0 Gaene ss 3 0 11 Totals 32 6 10 6 000 000 000—0 112 020 00— 6 E — Poionla Gaetti DP— California 1 LOB— California 7 Minnesota 5 3B — Puckett Gaetti 38 — Leius Gagne SF — Harper IP H RER BB SO California J Abbott UB-1 S 4 S 2 3 Bannister 2 0 0 0 0 ClYoung 1 1 0 0 0 S Tapani W14 ' 7 0 4 0 HBP— Falls by Tapani Umpires Homo Hendry First Hlrschboch Second Phillips Third Cooney T— 3:20 A 45044 singles as Pittsburgh won its third straight The Cubs have lost three of their first four games Smiley making his first start of the season retired 12 straight batters after giving up consecutive singles to Ryne Sandberg and Mark Grace in the first inning He struck out three and walked two Vicente Palacios pitched a perfect ninth for his first save Andy Van Slyke scored two of the Pirates’ runs off loser Shawn Boskie (0-1) who gave up three runs on seven hits in 6V& innings PITTSBURGH CHICAGO b r h bi 4 0 11 10 10 4 0 10 4 0 0 0 4000 4 0 0 0 2000 1110 2000 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 Slcumb p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 I 4 1 000 101 100 —3 000 000 010 —1 LOS— Pittsburgh X Chicago X 2 B— Lind (1) Girard! (i) jb— Van Slyka (1) S— JBail IP H RER BB SO Varsho lb CMrtnz lb JBail ss VnSlyk cf Bonilla rf Bonds If King 3b LVIierec Lind 2b Smilay p Piscina p Totals PHtsbwgh Smilay WT-0 4 Palacios XI 10 Chicago Boskia LA-1 01-2 7 Assonmachor 1 3 0 Stocumh 1 1 HBP— by Boskia (Von Slyka) Umpires— Hama Rennert First Darling Second Harvey Third Quick T— 2:1X A-X704 Phillies 11 Cardinals 4 PHILADELPHIA — John Kruk drove in four runs and Lenny Dykstra hit a two-run homer and scored four times as the Philadelphia Phillies won their home opener Pat Combs (1-0) who led the Phillies with 10 victories last season pitched five innings to improve his career record against the Cardinals to 4-0 He gave up four hits and two runs walked five and struck out three Loser Jamie Moyer (0-1) a free agent who made the Cardinals’ roster in spring training allowing seven hits and five runs in two-plus innings Kruk and Dykstra each had three hits for the Phillies ST LOUIS PHRA abrhbi abrhbi Hud lor cf 4 0 2 3 Dvkftr cf 4 4 3 2 Tarry p 3 0 3 3 Daulton c Sill 112 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 hour straight away” Hurst recalled “I hit the wall pushed off and threw the ball back in I tyayed the rest of the inning and my hand started tightening up I played the next inning and when I came in I couldn’t move it “I went to the doctor the next morning but I didn’t think it was a big deal” Hurst’s x-ray showed it was a big deal after all as the navicular bone in the left (throwing) hand was broken “It’s right in the ‘V’ between the thumb and (index) finger” Hurst said “It’s not permanent it’s just going to take some time” He will be out of action six to eight BlEaJays5(Braweis4 TORONTO — Rookie Mark Whiten led off the 10th inning with a home run off reliever Dan Plesac to give the Toronto Blue Jays victory Toronto tied the score with a run in the ninth and won it when Whiten hit his third career homer on a pitch from Plesac (0-1) Mike Timlin (2-0) pitched three innings allowing one hit for the victory Devon White drove in pinch-runner Glenallen Hill from third with a two-out single in the ninth off Edwin Nunez to pull the Blue Jays even at 4-4 E— Bichatto (1) MLm (I) DP— Milwaukee 2 LOB— Milwaukee S Toronto 2 B— Stubbs (21 Alomar (21 TaMar (I) HR— Bkhetto (1) Dampsay (1) Whit-on (I) SB-Whito (1) CS— Surhoff (I) S— Wtilto IP H R ER BB SO Milwoubao Navarra 4 7 MkLao l o Nunez 2 2 Plesac L2-I 1 3 3 2 0 1 I I I 4 3 1 4 2 2 0 51-3 5 4 3 1 I 2 2-3 1 0 0 1 3 Timlin W2-0 l 1 0 0 0 0 Plesac pitched to one batter in the 11th HBP— by Navarre (White) WP— Acker Umpires— Home Evans First Marsh Second Walks Third Scott T— 3:0 A — 43150- Royals 9 Yankees 5 KANSAS CITY Mo — Rookie Terry Shumpert drove in three runs and Kurt Stillwell had four hits an RBI and scored three runs leading the Kansas City Royals Shumpert who is replacing eight-time Gold Glove winner Frank White at second base delivered a two-run single in the third inning and coaxed a bases-load-ed walk from Chuck Cary (0-1) in the second Storm Davis (1-0) gave up eigjft hits in 6 1-3 innings as the 1-3 Yankees lost their sixth in a row in Royals Stadium Boucher NEW YORK Sax 2b Mttngly 1b Kelly cf Mass dh Muion If Nokos c JeBarftd rf KANSAS CITY McRae cf Soliz 3b Pacota 3b Brett lb Trtabll rf KGbaon dh abrhbj S 0 0 0 4 0 10 4000 4 2 2 0 3 2 10 4 12 2 2 0 0 0 obrhbi S 0 1 2 3 0 12 10 0 0 S010 S 1 3 0 3 2 10 10 0 0 Parry rf OSmilh sa GPona 2b Gllkoy If Grrero lb Jasa rf Aaoato p Zoila 2b Ponazzi c Oqendo 2b Movar p Oivares p MThmpcf Totals St Louis Philadelphia 37 4 12 3 Totals 100 221 3611 1411 010 020— 4 300 03o—ll E— Hudlar (II Olivares (1) Dykstra (1) Murphy (1) DP— St Louis 1 Philadelphia I LOB— St Louis IX Philadelphia x 2B— Dykstra (2) Daulton (2) Kruk 2 (2) Jordon (II HR— Fairy (1) Dykstra (1) SB— OSmith (1) Thon (1) CS— Hudior (21 SF— VHavos IP H R ER BB SO Sts I lurid Moyer LA-1 2 7 5 4 1 1 Olivares 3 4 2 3 1 2 Terry 2 3 0 3 3 0 Aoosta 1 3 3 3 2 2 mnooviBiM combs WM S 4 1 I S 3 AkorfaMs 21-3 7 2 2 I 1 Boowor 23 1 0 McDowell 1 0 0 0 3 1 Moyer pi (chad to 2 batters in the 3rd HBP— by Akorfeids (Pena) WP— Combs Umpires Homs DsMuth First Bonin Second Froommino Third Montagu - T— 3:0 A— 3X227 Astras 3 Giants 2 HOUSTON — Mark Portugal pitched a strong game to beat San Francisco for the sixth straight time in the Astrodome and Ken Caminiti drove in two runs leading the Houston Astros to victory Dwayne Henry the third Houston pitcher got the final six outs for his first save Portugal (1-0) struck out six and walked none in seven innings raising his lifetime record against the Giants to 7-1 Rick Reuschel (0-1) pitched six innings for the Giants giving up three runs on nine hits Steve Finley who had three hits and Craig Biggio began the Houston third with singles before Caminiti doubled down the right field line for a 2-0 lead Former Astro Kevin Bass led off the San Francisco fifth with an infiekl hit He went to third on a double off the left field scoreboard by Steve Decker who had three hits and scored on Mike Benjamin’s sacrifice fly to make it 2-1 Portugal reached base on a fielder’s choke with two out in the sixth took second on a single by Yelding and scored on Finley’s single off the glove of second baseman Robby Thompson weeks Despite the smallness of the bone involved Hurst is in a case that extends above his elbow He arrived back in Columbus where Twyla attends Mississippi University for Women on April 4 “If it had been the other hand I probably would have hung around (with the team)” he said “It’s the slowest healing bone in the body The blood circulation there is not very good” He was not sure if the injury was sustained upon impact with the wall or when he pushed off in getting position to make the throw back to the infield Hurst who played at Mississippi 1 Tig®r§ Lovwilo 3b 3000 Mcftfno c 30 0 0 Lovrltz ph 1 0 0 0 StUwall u 4 3 4 1 Eipnza M 4 0 12 Throw H 2 2 10 Einrich If 10 11 Shmprt 2b 2 12 1 Totals 35 5 9 4 Totals 36 9 15 9 Now York 030 100 010—5 Kama City 034 100 IO-4 DP— Now York X KonsM City I LOB Now York X Kansas City X 2B Nofcos (2) Tartabuil (2) Etaan-retch (1) 3 B— Maas (1) Tartabuil (I) SB— Me Has IP H RER BB SO Now York Cary U)-l 31-3 0 0 5 2 Habyan 3 S 1 I 0 0 Guettarman 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Koiiios City SDavisW1-0 4 14 0 4 4 2 1 Crawford 1 M 1 1 1 0 1 M Davis l 0 0 0 0 1 WP— Crawford Umpires Homo Joyca First McKean Second Ford Third VoltaNta T— 1:4 A— 27100 Orioles 3 Rangers 0 ARLINGTON Tex — Dave Johnson pitched four-hit ball over 6V& innings and Glenn Davis drove in two runs as the Baltimore Orioles beat Texas the second straight game the Rangers have been shut out Johnson (1-0) struck out three and walked two before allowing consecutive one-out singles in the seventh inning But Paul Kilgus and Mark Williamson came on to retire pinch-hitter Mike Stanley and Steve Buechele on fly balls Gregg Olson pitched the ninth fra- his first save of the season The Rangers were blanked 2-0 by Milwaukee and Chris Bosk) on Wednesday night and have gone scoreless for 19 straight innings Texas is 0-3 Rangers starter Bobby Witt (0-1) experienced control problems walking six and striking out seven in seven innings Witt threw 128 pitches — 59 balls and 69 strikes Tanas BWitt LA-1 7 S 1 2 4 7 14 0 0 0 1 0 Goosobo 1 24 0 0 0 1 0 WP— Goosaae PR— Potralli Umpires Homo Young First Garcia Second Palermo Third Roilly T— 3:44 A — 15932 — FROM WIRE REPORTS of start pitched to 1 batter in tho atti HBP— by TWitaon (Caminiti) by Portugal (Beniamin) WP— TWilxon Umpirei Homo William Firat Morah Socond Wandetstadt Third Pulli T-3-2X A — 2X632 Expos 4 Mats 3 NEW YORK — Gflberto Reyes doubled off Gregg Jefferies’ glove to drive in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 11th inning E— Darling 2 (2) LOB— Montreal x New York IX 2B— Reyem (l) 3B Boston (1) HR— Brook (2) SB— DoMartiiwz (2) Calderon (l) Galarraga (I) Colo man (2) Jofforloo (2) Mogadon (1 ) Johnson (2) CS — O'Brien (1) S Sampan IP H RER BB SO 5 2 11 1 0 0 0 12-2 2 2 2 21-3 I 1 0 3 3 51-3 5 3 3 M 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 2 10 0 1 3 11 Rink in BJonas Burke W1A Frey XI Now Talk Schburek Franco LAI Balk — Dar1ina Umpire — Homo Hohn First Tots Second Crawford Third Rlpptey T— 3:57 A— 22141 —FROM WIRE REPORTS State before signing a pro contract in 1989 played for the Tigers’ AA team in London Ontario Canada last year and was going to start this season there as welL “Fm disappointed” Hurst said “I really expected tag things (Detroit manager) Sparky (Anderson) was talking to me a lot” At Mississippi State Hurst played in 166 games and batted 338 with 30 doubles 37 home runs and 125 RBIs After healing Hurst plans to get in some playing time this summer TH set at least half a year in” he said 6 1 -fr”

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