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Professional Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE East VV L Pet. GB GO 49 ,550 -57 50 .533 2 57 53 .518 3'A 53 56 .4 6 7 52 ,58 .473 8'/2 Boston Cleveland Baltimore New York Detroit Milwaukee 52 58 West 64 47 55 57 .473 8'/i 7 TA 8 11 21 Oakland 64 47 .577 Kan City 55 52 '.514 Texas 57 55 .509 Chicago 55 54 .505 Minnesota 53 68 .477 California 43 68 .387 Tuesday's Games Boston 6-6, Milwaukee 3-0 Cleveland 9, Detroit 7 Baltimore 4, New York 1 Kansas City 17. Minnesota 3 Texas 1, Oakland 0 Chicago 12, California 2 Wednesday's Games Baltimore (Grimsley 13-8) at Â· New York (Dobson 9-13) Minnesota (Goltz 4-G and Al-bury 4-8) at Kansas -City (Briles 3-5 and Splitlorff 10-12), 2, twi-night Cleveland (Peterson 8-6) at Detroit (Lolich 11-14), N Boston (Moret 5-4) at Milwaukee (Colborn G-9), N Oakland (Odom 1-2 or Lindblad 4-3) at Texas (Bibby 1513), N California (Figueroa 2-3) at Chicago (Kaat 12-8), N Northwest ArkanMii TIMES, Wed., Aug. 7, 1974 FAYETTIVILLt, ARKANSAS 15 St. Louis Hitters On Hot Streak CardsSweepTwo From Expos MONTREAL (AP) --Gene Mauch was talking about the fight for the National Lea'guc East Division pennant the other day while his Montreal Expos still were in the thick of the fight. "Each team's best is pretty good," said Maucb. "It's just a case of which team plays its best in the most number of games." Since the All-Star break, the NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L P c f . 59 52 58 -54 53 57 50 58 47. 59 46 61 West 73 38 67 45 57 52 57 53 50 b3 45 68 St. Louis Philaphia Pittsburgh Montreal New York Chicago Los Angeles \ Cincinnati Houston Atlanta San Fran San Diego .552 .509 .482 .403 .443 .430 .658 .598 .523 .518 .442 .398 GB 2V4 9% 11 614 15 15% 24 29 Tuesday's Games St. Louis 5-9, Montreal 4-4 . Philadelphia 8, Chicago 3 Pittsburgh 9, New York 8, 11 innings Atlanta S, San Diego 2 Cincinnati 6. Los Angeles 3, 10 innings Houston 13, San Francisco 4 Wednesday's Games Chicago (Reuschel 11-8) at Philadelphia (Lonborg 12-11) N New York (Parker 3-9) at Pittsburgh (ReuKS 10-9), N St. Louis (Siebert 7-G) at Montreal (Renko 7-11), N Atlanta (Leon 2-3) at Houston (Dierker 7-7), N Cincinnati (Billingham 13-7) at Los Angeles (Messersmith 13-2), N- Only games scheduled. TAGGED OUT .. .Montreal Expos' Mike Jorgenson is tagged out at second base by St. Louis Cardinal Ted Sizemore during the second inning of Tuesday's twinight twinbitt. The Cards won both games 5-4 and 9-4 After Chest Pains Heart Troubles Blue ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) --! An electrocardiogram test on Oakland A's pitcher Vida Blue may have revealed an irregularity in his heart beat, a team spokesman admitted early today. The left-hander complained of chest pains in Minnesota Monday night and was taken to Baylor Hospital here Tuesday morning. Robert Fulton, the A's director of public relations, reached at his Oakland home, said, "Our traveling secretary called me before the game (Tuesday night) and said Vida had had an EKG- (electrocardiogram) and it was supposed to have shown an irregular heart beat." Jim Bank, traveling secretary for the American League baseball team, would neither confirm nor deny the statement from his hotel room in Dallas. "All the information I have is what I gave in the press box," Bank said. "The doctor is not releasing any word until he can get the EKG from New York from July 11. He wants to com- League Leaders Beaver Level ni::n ;ii! ;IE ;:n: .mi :;IB :ilijli;::n; :nriir;ii! in iii ii::iii i; Beaver Lake level stood today at 1118.65 feet above sea level, down .15 from Tuesday. Engineers reorted that the generators were -not being used. pare it the test he had Ryan Reactivated PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have op tioned reserve catcher Chick Brinkman to Charleston of the International League to make room for catcher Mike Ryan Ryan, who was reactivated Tuesday, had been on the dis abled list since July 9 with a back injury. The Pirates purchased Brinkman from the Chi cagb White Sox after Ryan was injured. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats) -Carew, Mini .368; Hargrove, Tex. .337. . . . RUNS -- Grich, Bal, 71; D.Allen, Chi, 71; Ystrzmski, Bsn, 68. BUNS BATTED IN -- Burroughs, Tex, 91; D.Allen, Chi, 78; Bando, Oak, 78. HITS -- Carew, Min, 156; Scott, Mil, 126; Rivers, Cal, 126. DOUBLES -- Rudi, Oak, 29; Scott, Mil, 26. . . TRIPLES -- Rivers, Cal, 9; Otis, KG, 7; .Darwin, Min, 7; Campaneris, Oak, 7. HOME RUNS ' -- D.Allen, Chi, 29; Burroughs, Tev. 21. STOLEN BASES -- North, Oak, 40; Rivers, Cal. 29; . Carew, Min, 29. PITCHING (U Decisions) - G.Perry. Cle, 15-6. .714, 2.32 Tiant, Bsn, 17-7, .708, 2.85. STRIKEOUTS -- N.Ryan, Cal, 228; Blylevel. Min, 162. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats) -Garr, All, -.366; Gross, Htn, .320; Zisk, Pgh, .320; R.Smith. StL, .320. RUNS -- Morgan, Cin, 77; Schmidt, Phi, 76. RUNS BATTED IN -Schmidt, Phi, 87; Cedeno Hln, 82. . HITS - Garr, At!, 167; D.Cash, Phi, 141. DOUBLES -- Cardenal, Chi, 27; Stargell, .Pgh, 27: Rose, Cin, 25; Cedeno, Htn, 25. TRIPLES --Garr, All, 15; A.Oliver, Pgh, 9. HOME RUNS -- Wynn, LA, 26: Schmidt, Phi, 25. STOLEN BASES -- Brock, StL, 75; Morgan, Cin -55. 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Fast Pitch Softball Sxpos have been playing any- ling but their best and today nd themselves 7'/i games be- ind the first-place St. Louis ardinals. The Cardinals swept a twi- ight doubleheader from Mon- Â·cal Tuesday night, winning ic first game 5-4 and the sec- nd 9-4.- The losses gave Mon- Â·eal a 5-10 won-lost mark since ic All-Star game and the Expos are 1-6 at home in that eriod. Montreal now has a 50-58 ecord while St. Louis is 59-52 and holds a 2VÂ£-game lead over he second-place Philadelphia Phillies. In the opener, Mike Tyson drove in three runs, two in a our-run fourth inning with his "ourth triple of the season, anc reliever Al Hrabosky choked off John Peacock pitched a no litter as Interstate Systems of logers downed Washington Jounty Observer 10-0 in the men's fast-pitch Softball tourna ment here Tuesday night. Ball win Piano drubbed City of Fay elteville 12-2 in the second ;ame. Kent Doss. 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