Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on April 5, 1969 · Page 86
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KIPUBUU' •H Ht AftaMti ftipoblie C 1T\ o , s*t* April s, IM§ More nbont CnrA still nnb>Afen FAN FARE Neal Walk Devils slap 21 hits in beating Badgers Carrithers keeps Giant job Get lost, Amarillo! • By BOB EGER I Republic Sports Writer '. FRANCISCO GRANDE ,; If you can't beat 'em, join » 'em. * I ,' That's the thought that was | going through young Don Car• Cithers' head yesterday as he ', toed the pitching rubber • against Amarillo. • But the 19-year-old right! hander from Lynwood, Calif., ' did beat 'em, and he latched 4 on to a job with the Phoenix t Giants. 4 • Pitching with one foot in j Phoenix and one foot in " Amarillo, Carrithers drew ^rave notices from skipper 'Charlie Fox and general ,' manager Rosy Ryan as Phoe• nix prevailed by a 10-9 count. « «IF THEY'D have worked I him over, I'm afraid we • would have had to send him ;down," said Fox. "But he «made some great pitches. He 1 has good stuff, and I think he j just may cut it in Triple-A." » "I want to see more of this 2 youngster," echoed Ryan. "He I has a good arm." I '.The Phoenix defense behind •• Carrithers left something to • be desired, but the 6-2, 185" pound rookie still permitted • just three hits and one earned ••run in four innings. He ? walked one and whiffed four. • "IF HE KEEPS pitching tlike that," said Fox, "we'll *put him in that starting rota- ;ton." • • Carrithers was a late• season sensation at Fresno |last year, compiling a I'perfect 7-0 record and 2.15 jiearned run average after pro• motion from Decatur. He ^combined with Goodyear's f Jim Moyer (18-7, 2.24) to give • Fresno one of the best hurl- ling duos in minor league ball. • Moyer will pitch today ;when the Giants entertain Ta- fcoma here at 1 p.m. "If he > throws like he did last time ", out," says Fox, "he's my sec- 'ond-night pitcher." Rookie ! Leslie Scott is expected to . pitch opening night. '• THE GIANTS HAD to go '.like the devil yesterday to 1 subdue inspired Amarillo, • : Wildcats play •Iowa twinbill * 1 TUCSON — University •Arizona's baseball team goes • back to war today, meeting T University of Iowa in a dou- Jbleheader on UA field. First • game starts at 1 p.m. • Arizona, which carries an -18-2 record into the game, ! beat Iowa twice Thursday. fflEENFEES Enjoy mort ralaxtd golf on * superb champion* •hip 18-hole course in the shadows of the Me* Dowell Mountains. • $7 weekday green fees • $7 on weekends & holidays EUCTIICU (AITS MMUIIE USE W1EE-OFF TIME IY PHONE 148-6911 Gene Alyea PGA Professional made up largely of players recently cut from the Phoenix roster. Al Gallagher won it for Phoenix with a two-out single in the ninth. Gallagher didn't hurt his bid for a spot on the club with two singles and a double in four official trips to the plate. "I broke my glasses last year and I just got them fixed yesterday," said Gallagher. "It's amazing how much better you play when you can see." ALSO WIELDING a big bat for Phoenix was Bobby Taylor, the 1968 Texas League bat champ who's expected to open in left field for the Giants. Bobby-T smacked a single, double and home run, scored two runs and knocked in two. "I worked out with a weighted bat all winter," said Taylor, "and I think it's made me quicker." Tito Fuentes checked into camp and got in a five-inning tour of duty at shortstop. He doubled home a run as Phoenix scored three times in the sixth. John Stephenson displayed a big bat once again from the cleanup spot, smacking a two-run double in a four-run Phoenix first. EXHIBITION EXTRAS — Rvan said he hasn't heard further from Baltimore regarding a trade - out or some other arrangement to acquire leftv reliever Larrv Miller. The Giant's GM. announced the Municipal Stadium ticket office would be open from 9 a.m. to S P.m. today and tomorrow to handle orders for the opener next Friday night against Vancouver. He also revealed a special bonus ticket offer under which a packet of nine $1.50 tickets may be obtained for $10 If purchased before opening day. AMARILLO PHOENIX •b r h bl »b >' h bl Blanco 2b 5011 Schroder 2b Holbert ss 4111 Fenwlck ss Howarth cf 5121 Fuentes ss Williams rf i 1 0 0 Jernlgan rf Plnnow If 4110 S' ' Fulmer 3b 3100 Frazler 3b 2 0 0 0 ...... .. Cedeno Ib 2221 Rosario cf 411. Coil Ib 2020 Gal.laghe.r 3b 4 1 3 2 Radar c i 1 Santiago c Wade dph-rf Stphnsn _ _ . . .1 Harrell c 2 0 Q p Taylor If 2 3 Mallon Ib 4210 2000 3011 2110 2112 2100 5232 0 0 2100 Bthll dph-rf 2000 SO 1 1 Linares ph TOTALS 1M12I MfW2Lr ph ILS J O 0 12» 110 230 020- * 402 003 001—10 E—Jernlflan, Fuentes, Schroder...— Amarillo 8, Phoenix 7. 2FJ — Holbert, ichroder, Stephenson, Radar, Taylor, .?osario, .Linares. HB _ Holbert. Frost Lynch 3 5 Johnson (L) 22-31..-. Jeffcoat 5 97423 Carrithers (W) 4 3 2 1 1 .4 HBP—Bv Jeffcoat (Cedenol WP—Lynch, Johnson. T—3:00. JlberT Schroder, "Stephenson," Radar, taylor'i Rosario, Linares. HR — Taylor. SF— IP h r tr bb M 3 66623 333 Continued From Page 53 price is "way up," presumably fattened by the ABA'S declaration of war. Walk, his father, and his garrulous attorney-agent, Bob Wolff of Boston, will fly to Phoenix today to see how far up in the six figure bracket the Suns are willing to shine. "IT WILL TAKE si* figures - six substantial figures to get Neal's name on a three-year contract," Wolff said yesterday in Miami Beach, Fla. "I'm going to listen to him (Wolff) because he knows a lot more about contract negotiations than I do," Walk said. Regardless of their decision on Walk, the Suns will have six of the first 44 selections in this year's NBA college draft — the second, 24th, 31st, 33rd, 39th and 44th. Three of those were acquired through trades — the 24th from Boston (second- round pick), 33rd from Detroit (third-round pick) and 39th from Atlanta (third- round pick). PHOENIX WOULD have been in position to make the league's 16th selection, but the Suns had to deal their second-round choice to Chicago to pry coach Johnny Kerr out of a contract with the Bulls. . Only the first round is scheduled during Monday's 14-city telephone hookup. The remaining rounds are set for early May in New York. TEMPE — Arizona State cannonaded 21 hits shutting out Wisconsin, 18-0, yesterday behind the throttling pitching of Larry Gura, now 8-0. Gura set the Badgers down with a sparse six hits and never was pressured as the Devils jumped to a 2-0 first inning lead and then kept pumping, including a nine-run burst in the fifth. Three homers, including one by John Ray Powell who also doubled in a 2-for-3 day, Jensen progressing after heart attack RENO, Nev. (AP)—Former major league baseball star Jackie Jensen, hospitalized since suffering a heart attack March 19, now is able to move around his hospital room, his wife Kathy said yesterday. spiced the Devi) attack. 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