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Thursday, May 5, 1983
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nZLM. Br- Wv Sports Briefing Nelson fined for : Milwaukee Bucks Coach Don Nelson has been fined $1,000 by the National Basketball Association for his remarks about Boston's Danny .inge. . J In last Sunday's Milwaukee Journal, Nelson called Ainge a "cheap-shot artist" and expressed concern that Ainge's playing tactics could fesult in injury to his players. John Steinmiller, Bucks vice president for business operations, said yesterday that Nelson would appeal the NBA's decision. Chicago Blitz officials yesterday made "a very substantial offer" to Chris Hinton during contract talks aimed at bringing the Northwestern tackle into the fledgling United States Football League. Hinton was the No. 1 choice of the Denver Broncos in the National Football League draft, but on Monday was swapped to Baltimore for Stanford quarterback John Elway, the draft's No. 1 pick. The trade Shocked Hinton and he decided to reopen negotiations with the Blitz, who tried to sign him in January. The trade angered Hinton, who told reporters, "I've been dealt with like a lower-class citizen." ? " j Getting high may mean getting put for professional athletes in Massachusetts, under a bill before that state's House of Representatives. Pro athletes convicted of a fel ony-drug violation would be barred from from performing in Massachu setts for five years under a bill which received initial approval yes terday in the state house. "(-' Tom Pariorelt is trvin? to eel the Chicago White Sox to trade him. Judging by his recent statements, he may not have to try very hard. Take, for example, this statement about Manager Tony LaRussa: "What makes him think he can manage a major league ballclub?" Or this: "I have a dislike for the man, no question. I think he's doing me wrong and anybody who does me wrong I can't like." LaRussa responded to Paciorek's trade demands by saying, "His talking about it is not going to get him playing time." : Stay tuned. . The San Diego Padres have dealt left-handed pitcher Chris Welsh to the Montreal Expos for an undisclosed amount of cash. Welsh didn't I MON.-SAT. I POST TIMED I 7:30 P.M. I I I WED. & SAT MATINEE 1:45 P.N. I II Featuring NEW AUTOTOTE CASH SELL SYSTEM KlAMr . ADDRESS . 'CITY L I .jn o jiii. mi ) i j Jm Buy, Sell, I La Trade Tell L j M PressPG 1 l 14 want ads ., . ,: do it all. ' J 263-1201 ' IT Buy. Sell, ? fib Trade Tell 4 pB pressPG J ' want ads . do alt IJA 263-1201. I STATE JIGNAL, FOR rapping Ainge have to say unkind things about his manager, Dick Williams, to get his ticket punched; all he had to do was defy one of Williams' orders. Welsh, 28, was making his first start of the year last Saturday against the Pirates when he refused Williams' orders not to attempt pickoff plays on a set play. When confronted on the mound by Pitching Coach Larry Sherry, Welsh responded, "I'm going to do it my way. If he doesn't like it he can get someone else out here." ... Briefly: The Florida Times-Union is reporting that Jacksonville could have a USFL franchise as early as next week. Florida land developer Fred Bullard is expected to land the franchise . . . Tapio Levo will not be returning to the New Jersey Devils next season. The 26-year-old defen-seman will play in his native Finland .. . Nolan Ryan was placed on the 21-day disabled list by the Houston Astros because of a hamstring strain suffered Monday night in New York ... The Los Angeles Raiders officially filed a new lawsuit against the NFL in federal court in Los Angeles yesterday, asking $57 million in additional damages from the league, stemming from such allegations as conspiracy to obstruct justice and the loss of revenue last season . . . Calumet Farm, perhaps the most famous name in thoroughbred racing, will will join Valvoline Oil as co-sponsor of the A.J. Foyt racing team at the Indianapolis 500 ... The New York Mets, losers of 14 of 20 games this season, have decided they cannot afford to keep the heralded Darryl Strawberry, 21, in the minor leagues any longer, and plan to bring him up for the weekend, series against the Cincinnati , Reds; Strawberry was batting .333 with Tidewater of the Triple-A International League before last night's game . . . Multimedia Inc., a communications company, has agreed to acquire a limited partnership interest in the Cincinnati Reds. Multimedia owns WLWT in Cincinnati, which televises Reds games. Quotebook Boston Celtics General Manager Red Auerbach, dismissing suggestions that he shake up the team after being swept by Milwaukee in the playoffs: "We won 56 games. We had a couple of injuries and we didn't play well for a few games. That's not the time to break up a team. That would be stupid." NEED MONEY? SIWL LOAN UP TO $5,000! You don't have to tell us what it's for. Just apply by phone and in 24 hours you'll have an answer. TO APPLY v - , r. rlf you can't coll now, send for an application Mail to: Signal, Robinson Plaid Hi. -P.O.. Box 2944 m Pittsburgh, PA 15230 -s j ZIP" . PHONE . THE THINGS YOU NEED NOW. By The Associated Press Steve Rogers fired a five-hitter for his fourth victory and Brian Little hit a two-run triple as the Montreal Expos defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-1, last night. Rogers (4-1) continued his mastery over the Braves. Since 1978, he has a 9-1 record against Atlanta with 10 complete games in 12 starts. The Expos' right-hander completed his third game of the season, tops on the team. He struck out nine and walked four. The Expos took a 1-0 lead off Rick Camp (3-2) in the bottom of the first when Andre Dawson singled with two out, stole second and scored on Al Oliver's single. In the fourth, Tim Wallaeh belted his second home run of the season to give the Expos a 2-0 lead. Baseball roundup After the Braves cut the lead to 2-1 in the fifth on Brett Butler's run-scoring grounder, the Expos put the game away with two more runs on Little's triple. Giants 7, Cubs 4 - Jack Clark's two-run single highlighted a nine-hit San Francisco attack as the Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs at Candlestick Park. Left-hander Atlee Hammaker (3-1) lost his bid for a third shutout in the seventh inning when the Cubs scored all of their runs, two of them on a single by Jerry Morales. Only one of the runs was earned, though, and Hammaker kept his National League-leading earned run average at 1.24. It marked the first time this season that the Giants, last in the West, have won two games in a row. Phillies 9, Reds 4 Bo Diaz's three-run homer keyed a five-run first inning and Mike Schmidt drove in four runs for the second straight game as the Philadelphia beat Cincinnati at Veterans Stadium. Steve Carlton (4-2) also hit two doubles and scored two runs in his eight innings of work. Al Holland pitched the ninth for Philadelphia. Carlton allowed eight hits, walked one, and struck out nine to boost his NL strikeout lead to 63. Carlton didn't allow a hit until the fourth when Dave Concepcion beat out a slow roller. Astros 4, Mets 3 Mike LaCoss pitched a six-hitter and Tony Scott drove in three runs with a homer and double, pacing Houston's victory over the New York Mets at Shea Stadium. LaCoss (1-2) struck out three and walked one in his route-going performance. Met starter Rick Ownbey (0-2) gave up a run in the first inning when Scott hit his second homer of the season. Red Sox 7, A's 1 - Bruce Hurst pitched a five-hitter, his first complete game in 36 major-league starts, and Rick Miller collected three hits to lead Boston over Oakland at Fenway Park. Hurst, who first joined Boston in NEED UP TO $50,000? HOMEOWNER LOAN! You don't have to refinance your current mortgage.-Applications and approvals are all by phone. 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Hurst (3-1) walked four and struck out six including Rickey Henderson, Mike Davis, and Billy Almon on 12 pitches in the first inning. Only one Oakland runner reached third base. The Red Sox nailed down the victory in the second inning when they shelled Rick Langford (0-2) in a four-run uprising. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 1 Luis Leal pitched a five-hitter and Alfredo Griffin collected three hits, scored three runs and drove in one to lead Toronto over visiting Texas. Leal (1-3) outpitched Rick Honey-cutt (3-2), the American League earned-run average leader who had been touched for just three earned runs in five previous starts. Leal lost a shot at his first major-league shutout in the ninth inning when Larry Parrish doubled and Dave Hostetler singled him home. The Blue Jays scored twice in the third inning when Willie Upshaw singled, moved to third on a double by Grin in and scored on a grounder by Damaso Garcia. Lloyd Moseby doubled Griffin home. White Sox 3, Brewers 2 Rookie Lorenzo Gray drove in two runs his first two major league runs FOR A PM and from 9 AM 8 PM on Mondays UNIONTOWN 1412) 439-2515 CITY ROBINSON TOWNSHII VANDERGRIFT 1 67 2756 (412) 787-8180 (412)567 5651 HILLS ROCHESTER 795 - 7040 14121 774-3977 m WASHINGTON fcMM 412 228-5440 SlgNAL1 ',, !, batted in with a second-inning single as Chicago beat Milwaukee at White Sox Park. The White Sox gave Dennis Lamp (3-2) all the runs he needed with a three-run burst in the second inning off Bob McClure (0-5). Yankees 8, Royals 1 Shane Rawley checked the Royals on nine hits and the New York Yankees scored three runs on catcher Don Slaught's eighth-inning throwing error to win at Kansas City. Rawley (4-1) struck out eight and did not walk a batter. He lost his shutout in the eighth inning when Willie Wilson tripled and was wild-pitched home. Dave Winfield hit his fifth home run and Don Baylor hit his third in the ninth inning as the Yankees won for the second time in six games. Angels 16, Orioles 8 Doug DeCinces drove in three runs with a pair of homers and Rod Carew 95 SPIIIW jyijyirlrlLlsIni i When your muffler goes, everybody knows It's time to bring your car into Speedy Muffler King Where you can get a muffler with a full one year guarantee for most domestic cars, vans, or light trucks for just $19 95, installed. IT'S SPEEDY MUFFLER TIME. CALL US FOR A FREE ESTIMATE. 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