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Orantes Handles Hose In U.S. Clay Courts INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- De. fending U.S. Clay Court cham- Â· pion Manuel Orantes ot Spain has a new twist on an old saying that goes: "Its not whether ,. you win or lose, it's how you play the same." - . Moments after he outclassed Humphrey Hose of Venezuela on Tuesday, 6-2. 6-0, Oranles ,, commented about his No. 4 , seeding in this year's tournament. ."It's not important where you're seeded," he said. "It's whether you win. "Everybody's very tough this .-. year so it doesn't matter Â·;- whether you're seeded No. 1 or - 2." . the handsome Spaniard Â·Â·"Â·_ added with a smile. "You have ' Â· " t o beat "em all." I'Â·. Oranles may not have to beat "/ ' every entry in the field. But lo C" advance lo the finals from the '~ lower bracket he must face Â·y-Wimbledon singles champ Jim % my Connors and GuiUermo - Vilas of Argentina. Â·;i CONNORS TOP SEED Â·'"Â· Connors, of Belleville, III, is '4 the lop seed and'Vilas is sixth Â£. behind No. 2 Hie Naslase of Ru '.;, mania and third-ranked Bjorn 2;Boi'g of Sweden. Nastase, who ;i; arrived in Indianapolis on Tues . ; day, is scheduled to play for ;Â·' the first time today . i'.' Orantes, however, is alway ~'.fc favorite in clay court com 3'.'. petition. "I learned how to play X on clay." he explained. "" 2? come from Barcelona where wi :j;-have nice weather year arounc *,so I feel very much at ease 01 Â£Â·Â· this kind of court." .Â·Â·,'. And at ease he definitely wa i. In Hie match with Hose. Specla came when' Oranles a forehand shot and made the return from the base- ine 'ochind his back. Earlier in the day, the female lalf of the Wimbledon singles ors and other players around he Indianapolis Tennis Club t a d i u m court applauded Jranles' expertly placed vol eys throughout the contest. The highlight of the game, ontest, verran ove duo, iompletely petite Chris devastated Evert, Hells iparrc of Denmark. 6-0, 6-0. LOST FIVE POINTS Miss Evert, the lop women's seed and' two-time Clay Court itlist from Fort Lauderdale, r la., lost only five points in the irst set while Nance Connors nearby. Connors had off ' after winning a watched he day tough match Monday night. The No. 2 women's seed. Julie Heldman of Houston, bad difficulties getting her game }oing against Joy Schwtkcrt ol Lss Vegas. Nev. Miss Heldman lost the first set 7-5, then ained momentum for the last two, 6-0. 6-1. . Â· Terry Holliday of La Jolla, Calif., the No. 5 women's seed, needed three sets to defeat Sally Greer of Miami Fla., G-3, 36, 6-3. Mexico's Raul Ramirez, seeded No. 5 in men's competition. won his first-round match against Sherwood Stewart of Redlands, Calif., 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Unseeded Bob Lutz of San Clemente, Calif., who finished second in last week's Western Open at Cincinnati, downed Nick Saviano of Los Altos, Calif., 6-3. 6-2. ' Expansion May Be Topic Of Major Leagues NEW YORK (AP) - The expansion boom that has marked nearly every major sport in the past lew years has been noticeably absent in baseball -- and perhaps the major leagues now are ready to do something about it. Expansion was expected to e one of the important topics ot discussion as the major league owners began their two- day summer meetings today. Although there was no proposal for expansion talk at the sessions, "It doesn't mean that expansion couldn't come soon," one league official said. When expansion does come Detroit Ready For Birmingham. probably for the 1976 season (he cities most likely to be awarded franchises are Seattle Toronto, New Orleans am Washington, D.C. Seattle was one of the four cities included in baseball's last expansion, in 1969, when the major leagues jumped from 20 to 24 teams. Seattle was joined the American League lineup five years ago by Kansas City, while Montreal and San Diego were added to the National League. DIVISIONAL PLAY That year also saw the in- roduclion of divisional play, vilh the American and National Leagues each split into East and West Divisions, with six earns in each sector. However, Seattle lasted only one year. The team went bankrupt and was sold for $10-8 mil- ion to a group that relocated he franchise in Milwaukee in 1070. Later, however , the American League promised Seattle it would receive a franchise no later than 1976. When Seattle rejoins the league, it will play in a domed stadium how under construction. Marietta! Pitches Well, Cepeda Has Two Singles Revenge is always a nice incentive for a football team, .which means Detroit's Wheels '. should have plenty of it going for them tonight. "We need a victory badly," Coach Danny Boisture says of his Wheels, "and it might as well be Birmingham." The Wheels, still smarting from their 21-18 loss to the Americans * week ago, are seeking revenge -- as well as their first World Football League victory -- in a rematch In Birmingham tonight. In other WFL games tonight, "Houston i s ' a t Portland, Mem- 'phis goes to Philadelphia, New '.. York visits Southern California :: and Florida is at Chicago. The Hawaiians take on the Sharks in Jacksonville Thursday night Practicing Laura Baugh, 19, of Gaines- laud for Thursday's Europeai ville, Florida swings at a Open Championship. (AP ball during a practice round Wirephoto) Tuesday In Sunningdale, Eng- Arkcmtot TIMES, Wed., Aug. 7, 1974 Â· rAYITTIVIULI, AKKAN1A* Vets Shine Again ,y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS You're excused if you closed ic books on J u a n Marichal nd Orlando Cepeda, whose glo- days are long past. But the cteran pitcher and the old lugger aren't quite through et. Marichal, who has spent most t the last two months on the isabled list, hurled seven in- ings of two-hit baseball Tues- ay night as Boston blanked .IHwaukee 60 to complete a oubleheader sweep over the Brewers. The Red Sox took the jpener 6-3. Meanwhile, Cepeda, who was :ut by Boston in spring training nd was languishing in the Mexican League until last veek, showed up in Kansas City and ripped a pair of sin ;les in the Royals' 17-3 romp over Minnesota. Elsewhere in the American League Tuesday, Cleveland out asted Detroit 9-7, Baltimore .rimmed New York 4-1. Texas shut out Oakland 1-0 and Chi cago battered California 12-2. Marichal, 35, went before Diego Segui came on to com plete the three-hitter. Dwigh Evans, who singled home Lh deciding run in the first game drove in four more in the night cap, three of them on a homer M e a n w h i 1 c , Minnesol couldn't control Kansas Cit which collected 19 hits. Amo ti.i drove in four runs with a omer and a double but the .ost intriguing part of the stack were a pair of singles by epeda, who drove in two runs his return to the big leagues. RANGERS I, A'S 0 Ferguson J e n k i n s limited akland to two hits and shut ut the A's f o r ' h i s 15th victory n 25 decisions. Texas scored the game's only un in tiie f o u r t h inning on a ouble by Lenny Handle and Toby Harrah's bloop double to ight that fell between Oakland econd baseman Dick Green nd right fielder Reggie Jack on. ORIOLES 4, Y A N K E E S 1 Three New York errors elped Baltimore lo three inearned runs and moved the Orioles past the Yankees. Grant Jackson shut off a late hrcal to save the victory for Baltimore which was outhit 11-E jut took advantage of ths loose New York fielding for the victo V- Paul Blair singled home two of the Oriole runs but errors bj Bill Sudakis and Dick Tidrow in the first inning and Sandy Alq mar in the sevent hgave Balti more the edge. WHITE SOX 12, ANGELS 2 Ken Henderson rapped thre hits including a bases-load^ triple that capped a seven-ru second inning as the Chicag Vhite Sox thumped lhÂ« Callfw- ia Angels. Henderson opened the second ming by drawing a walk and vcntually scored on a single y Carlos May and a double by Brian Downing. INDIANS 3, TIGERS 7 John Ellis ripped five hits In- iuding a home run and Clevi- and wiped out a five-run defi- it lo overtake Detroit. John Lowenstein's seventh in- ling homer snapped a 7-7 tit nd Buddy Bell singled horn* ,nother run, moving the In- lians to the victory. Babe Ruth Playoff PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) - aragould and New Orleans vill meet tonight for the championship of the Southwest Re- Â·ional Babe Ruth baseball tournament here. New Orleans defeated Paragould 8-3 Tuesday night. Para- ;ould previously had been un- jcaten in tournament play. 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