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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, July 19, 1974 FAVETTCVILLI. ARKANSAS Professional Baseball American League East W I. Pel. 43 .533 43 .522 44 .511 .505 .500 .439 GB Fayetteville Among BR Tourney Survivors .581 44 .511 45 .505 .484 .468 .394 50 57 7 9 10H 17 'A Boston 49 Baltimore 47 Cleveland 46 Milwaukee 46 45 New York 46 46 Detroit 45 47 West Oakland 54 39 Chicago 46 Kansas City 48 Texas 46 49 Minnesota 44 California 37 Thursday's Results Oakland 3, Cleveland 2 Detroit 5. Minnesota 3 New York 10, Kansas City 6 Texas 2, Boston 1 Only games scheduled Friday's Games Oakland (Hamilton 6-2) ill Cleveland (Bosman 1-0), N . California (Lange 36) at Baltimore (Grimsley 11-8), N ' Kansas City (Dal Canton 4-4) at New York (McDowell 1-3), N Minnesota (Albury 4-8) at Detroit (I/aGrow 7-8), N Boston (Tiant 13-7) at Texas (Hargan 8-5 or Brown 7-7) ,N By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor. SPRINGDALE -- And then ;here were three. Three survivors, that is, In Milwaukee (Sprague 7-1) at Chicago (Johnson 2-0), N Saturday's Games Oakland at Cleveland Milwaukee at Chicago · Kansas City at New York California at Baltimore, N Minnesota at Detroit, N Boston at Texas, N Sunday's Games Oakland at Cleveland Minnesota at Detroit California at Baltimore Kansas City at New York Milwaukee at Chicago, 2 Boston at Texas, N ' National League East W L Pel. GB Philaphia 47 45 .511 -Montreal 44 45 .494 114 St. Louis 44 48 .478 3 Pittsburgh ' 42 49 .462 4V4 Chicago 40 50 .444 6 New York 38 51 .427 71£ Wst Los Angeles 62 32 .660 -Cincinnati 56 39 .589 B'A Houston 50 44 .532 12 Atlanta 50 46 .521 113 San Fran 42 52 .447 20 San Diego 42 5S ;429 22 Thursday's Results Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 0 Chicago 3, Cincinnati 2 Houston 8, St. Louis 2 Philadelphia 8, San Diego 5 ' Los Angeles 7, Montreal 5 Only games scheduled Friday's Games Pittsburgh (Brett 11-6) at Atlanta (P. Niekro 9-8), N Chicago (LaRc.che 1-2) at Cincinati (Billingham 9-7), N Houston (Griffin 10-3) at St. Louis (Bare 0-1), N New York (Matlack 8-6) at San Diego (Spillner 5-4), N Philadelphia (Twitchell 4-2) at Los Angeles (Ran 7-G), N Montreal (Torrez 5-5) at San Francisco (Calrtwell 8-3), N Saturday's Games Houston at St. Louis Montreal at San Francisco Chicago at Cincinnati, N Pittsburgh at Atlanta, N Philadelphia at Los Angeles N New York at San Diego, N Sunday's Games Houston at St. Louis Pittsburgh at Atlanta Chicago at Cincinnati Montreal at San Francisco, 2 New York at San Diego Philadelphia at Los Angeles ;he District Babe Ruth League Tournament. Every team in the double-elimination tournament las been double-eliminated except Fayelleville, Springdale and Rogers. Fayetteville showed Bentonville to the door Thursday night, beating the Tigers for the second lime this week. Benlon- ville played better Ulan its 25-2 embarrassment Monday night, but still lost 12-5. Rogers put itself in the best position by edging Springdale 6-5 in the winner's bracket. The Mountaineers trailed 5-2 in the seventh, but rallied for three runs to send the game into exlra innings. iWinning pitcher Johnny Corn scored on a wild pitch with two out in the eighth to end the game. Corn walked only two Springdale batters in going all t h e ' w a y for Rogers. Fayetteville and Springdale will meet at Jaycee' Stadium here tonight at 6 for the righ! to oppose Rogers in the second game. If the Mounties win, the tournament is theirs, If they lose, the championship gama ivill be played''at~a / pm4l5EtW'-: day. · · ' : *"' CURTSINGER STARTFD Mike. Curtsinger started for Fayetteville Thursday night'and looked invincible in striking out the first two Bentonville. batters. But just four hitlers later. he gave way to Rick Allred. Curtsinger had walked two baiters, given up a two-run triple to Greg Davis and then wild-pitched D a v i s home. Bentonville led 3-2. Allred allowed just.four hits and two runs the rest of the way, however, and Fayettevulc- was never ,in-'trouble after taking a 7-3 lead-with'five runs in the second. Curtsinger, who stayed in the game to play right field, started the inning by reaching on the first of four errors by ccnterfielder Steve Payne. | Calvin Tackett followed with an unplayable bunt single, the first of three straight hits by the ninth-place Fayettevil'.e batter. Kenny Harriman plaled Curtsinger with a safety squeeze, and T e r r y Fraley drove in Tackett with a ground ball. There were t\vo out and none on. but Bentonville pitcher Dale struck out Curtsinger, the 10th batter in the inning. Fayetteville put the game away with four more runs in :he third. The key blows'were doubles by Tackett and Allrd: and singles by Strange' anc Gebhart. Tackelt doubled again in the fourth and scored the final Fayetteville run on a single b y p i n c h - h i t t e r Charles Ferguson. To night's, opener will feature an attractive pitching, pairing of Strange against Springdale's Jerry Burton. West Fork Wins Twice .WEST FORK -- West Fork girls Softball teams took twin 'iclorics from Farminglon here Thursday evening. West Fork's Junior Miss team destroyed Farminglon 39-3. Dena Dennis was the winning pilcher and added two home runs.' Deborah Mullin.s produced a grand slam homer while Rena McAdoo, LaDonna Cornelius and Karen .Logsdon all had home runs. Becky Hungate Debra Moore, Jeannie Sizemore and Debbie Cruz all had threi hits. In the Petite League game West Fork defeated Farminglon 20-8. Connie Warrenn was the winning pitcher. She also belted a home run in a winning cause Dodgers Drop Montreal didn't need he arm. The National By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The one thing the Los Ange- es Dodgers needed . .. and yet was a shot in League West _eaders found- out Thursday night they may have lost one of ;heir best pitching arms going into a frenetic pennant chase. But they gave, themselves a shot in the arm by beating the Montreal Expos 7-5 to get a bit more breathing room; In other NL games, Philadelphia beat San Diego 8-5, Cincinnati slipped 6V4 games back of Los Angeles by losing to Chicago 3-2, Pittsburgh silenced Atlanta 4-0 and Houston belted St. Louis 8-2. New York and San Francisco were idle. Tommy John, at 13-3 the win- ningcst pitcher in the league this year, is going on the 21-day disabled list, the Dodgers said. The ruptured ligament in his .eft elbow could knock the ace left-hander out for the rest of the season, if he needs surgery. John was hurt in Wednesday night's loss to Montreal. But with a left arm gone, Los Angeles came up with an All- Star right arm. -They said they were calling up : right-hander Rex Hudson from Albuquerque. Hudson happens to have a 13-3 record and was the winning itcher earlier this week in the 'acific Coast League's All-Star Game. And another All-Star, Andy Messersmith, kept the Dodgers rolling with a seven-hit, 10- strikeout performance against the Expos. Phils 8, Padres 5 Deep enough' is where Mike Schmidt put a Bill Greif pitch- deep into the left field seats, a ;hree-run tie-breaking homer that capped inning and past the Padres. San Diego had taken a 5-3 lead with three runs in the seventh: ind Bonham set up what. roved to be the winnng' run vith a fifth-inning double /that iiolped Chicago. ' :· a five-run eighth led Philadelphia Cubs 3, Reds 2 Oscar Zamora ! helped Bill Bonham--and Bonham helped Himself in the Cubs' squeaker over Cincinnati, i Zamora turned in clutch lief to give Bonham his fifth victory in his last seven starts , VAUGHN* va a. EXTRA HEAVY DUTY BATTIMIU Mather was just getting to '.he Fayetteville murderer's Darrell Strange · · · · Allrcd singled. walked, Gib Gibson was hit bv a pitch and Jim Luper reached on an error. Mather finally row. tripled, Rick Greg Gebhat limn League Leaders American League BATTING (200 at bals)- Carew, Min, .377; Ystrzmskl, Bsn, .329; Hargrove, Tex, .329. RUNS-- Ystrzmski, Bsn, 58; Campaneris, Oak, 58; D.Allen, Chi, 57. RUNS BATTED IN-Bur- Boys Baseball Three games were played in Fayetteville's Little League Thursday evening at Walker Park. McDonald's bounced Warner Cable 13-6. Chris Easter \vas .he winning pitcher and Scott Thibodeaux was the loser. James Britton homered for VIcDonald's while teammates Randy Bolinger and R o b e r t Murphy both doubled. David Baird and Dexton Dalton both doubled for Warner. Mcllroy Bank defeated Fayetteville Plumbing as Kevin Evans picked up the w i n. Evans and Greg Ogden tripled for the winners while Jeffrey Bond tripled for the plumbers. Seven Up whipped Lewis Ford 17-10. Kelley Sharp was the winning hurler and Chris King the loser. Brent Campbell tripled for the winners while Frank Terminella, Lee Slusarek. Sharp and Jimmie Moore all doubled. King tripled for Lewis. roughs, 66. Tex; 71; D.Allen, Chi, HITS-- Carew, Min. 135; Rivers, Cal, 107; Rudi, Oak, 107. DOUBLES -- Rudi, Oak, 26; Briggs, Mil, 21; Healy, KC, 21; Carew, Min, 21; Burroughs, Tex, 21. TRIPLES-- Rivers, Cal. 7; Otis, KC, 7; Wohlford, KC, 6; Hisle, Min, 6; Darwin, Min, fj; Campaneris, Oak, 6. HOME RUNS-- D.Allen, Chi, STOLEN BASES -- N o r t h , 24; Mayberry, KC, 18. Oak, 36; Campaneri?. Oak, 24. PITCHING (8 Decisions) Sprague, Mil. 7-1. .875, 2.44 G.Perry, Cle, 15 3, .833, 1.47. STRIKEOUTS-N.Ryan, Cal, 193; G.Perry, Cle, 141. Punter Acquired KANSAS CITY (AP) - Leroy Clark, a punter f r o m Prairie View AM, has been picked up on waivers from Houston the Kansas City Chiefs'. National League BATTING (200 at bats)Garr, At], .364; Zisk, Pgh, .331. RUNS--Schmidt. Phi, 61 Hose, Cin, 61; Wynn. LA ,61:1 Bonds, SF, 6 . RUNS BATTED IN--Cedeno, Htn, 74; Wynn. LA, 67. ' HITS -- Garr, All. 145; D.Cash. Phi, 120. DOUBLES-Cardenal, Chi, 24; Maddox, SF, 23. TRIPLES--Garr, All, 12; D.Cash. Phi. 8. HOME RUNS--Wynn, LA, 21; Schmidt, Phi, 19; Cedeno ,Htn, 19. STOLEN BASES-Brock, StL, 58; Morgan, Cin, 39. PITCHING (8 Decisions)-- Messrsmth, LA, 11-2, .846, 2.21 STRIKEOUTS - Carlton, Phi, 140; John, LA, 13-3, ,813, 2.58. MO; Messrsmth, LA, 136. TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service New Used Antenna* Color o Black Whil« ·outers o Towers Free Estimate* 751-7927 RI-MK 751-8257 In Springdale SEEBURG MUFFLER NOW OPEN HEAVY DUTY MUFFLER Installed LIFETIME GUARANTEE FAST SERVICE S E E B U R G MUFFLER Highway 71 North (at North City Limits) SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS ANTl-PERSPfRrW R)R PEOPLE LIKEUS

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