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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                McGriffs two HRs sink Astros New Texas August SAN DffiOO AP When Fred McGriff is swinging a hoi it seems like he could hit almost any pitch out of the McGriff says such appearances are I wish it was that Id hit 70 or he said after hitting two homers in the San Diego Padres 65 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday I never go up there trying to hit home Im just trying to get McGriffs second a first pitch leadoff shot in the broke a tie at 5 and gave the Astros their sixth straight loss following a ninegame winning It was the 14th time in McGriffs career and second time this season that he has homered twice in a The first homer came off Astros star ter Jimmy Jones to open the The Padres are two games under at 5557 for the first time since June MTA games behind the NL Westleading Dodgers with 50 games they remain on the fringes of the a streaky said starter Bruce who was seeking his sixth straight victory but wasnt involved in the Nobody really wants to take The team has streak at the end will win McGriffs second his 22nd of the came on a low and out side fastball in his first atbat career atbat against Mike Capel 1 I was just trying to get ahead of him and I got it out over the outer third of the Capel I thought it would be a good I didnt want to go down the I American League AIITImoCDT EMtDlvlilon W L QB Toronto 62 51 Detroit 58 54 Boston 54 57 7 New York 50 58 10 Milwaukee 50 62 Baltimore 44 67 17 Cleveland 36 73 24 Division W L OB Minnesota 68 45 Chicago 65 46 2 Oakland 64 49 4 Texas 67 51 Seattle 59 53 8VI Kansas City 57 52 9 California 53 58 14 Mondays Qcmes Baltimore Chicago Boston 11 6 Minnesota California 3 Milwaukee Texas 7 Seattle Oakland 3 Todays Garnet Kansas City Boddicter 97 and Appier 97 at New York J Johnson 45 and Bland Texas Bohanon 10 and 74 at Baltimore Mllackl 76 and Jones Boston 33 and Morton 22 at Cleveland Nagy 610 and 60220 Chicago Fernandez 68 and Htobard 78 at Detroit Tanana 88 and GulllcKson Toronto Candlottl 911 at Milwaukee Wegman California 108 at Minnesota Banks Oakland Stewart 96 at Seattle Holman National League East Division WT L QB Pittsburgh 65 45 Louis 68 62 7 New York 57 54 8V4 Chicago 56 55 9 Philadelphia 53 58 Montreal 44 66 21 West Division W L QB Los Angeles 62 49 Atlanta 60 50 San Francisco 55 56 7 San Diego 55 57 Cincinnati 53 57 Houston 48 65 16 Mondays Games Chicago New York Innings Philadelphia Montreal 1 Pittsburgh Louis San Diego Houston 5 Atlanta San Francisco 1 Los Angeles Cincinnati 2 Todays Qeirws Philadelphia Cox 44 at Pittsburgh Montreal Gardner 68 at Chicago Jack son New York Viola 128 at Louis Oll vares Houston Portugal 85 at San Diego Bon es Cincinnati Browning 11 8 at Los Angeles Morgan Atlanta Glavlne 147 at San Francisco Burkett thought it was catcher Craig Biggio thought it was we thought it was a good who has five homers since the AllStar It was a good but I got it some kind of he Recen Ive just been I wasnt swing ing the bat too well last week in Hous and Im sure they came after me because they figured they could get me Astros Manager Art Howe was ejected in the sixth after disputing two consecutive Casey Candaele was called out on a force play even though sec ond baseman Bip Roberts dropped the ball looking for a possible double Then Biggio was called out at first for running outside the baseline to avoid McGriffs Instead of having the bases loaded with nobody we had two outs and a man Howe Thats big difference in the I had a right to be The Astros had tied the game with three runs in the who retired the first 12 bat ters he walked Mike Simms to start the inning and then gave up a single to Rafael One out a walk to pinch hitter Javier Ortiz loaded the Candaele followed with a single to score a run and knock Hurst out of the Reliever Jose Melendez then balked home a run and yielded a sacri fice fly to pinch hitter Luis Gonzalez to tie the game at McGriffs second homer gave Melendez 63 the Craig the Padres third got the last out for his 18th seeking his 15th victory of the allowed five runs four earned while striking out five and walking three over 613 The Padres took a 30 lead in the third when left fielder Mark Davidson got his glove on fly ball hit by Tony Gwynn but dropped it when he ran into the resulting in a double that scored Oscar Azocar and Tony The Astros got their first baserun ner off Hurst when Ken Caminiti opened the fifth with a single to cen After a walk to Ramirez hit into a double but Davidson doubled to score Benito Santiagos twoout single in the fifth knocked out Jones and made it The Astros added an unearned in the sixth on a throwing error by third baseman Jack nner events arden Ridge I Will some of their October tin Garden The running club will feature two walks of 10 and 13 kilometers and a 25ki lometer volksblkc on the weekend 2252 Naeogdoches Road and PM 3009 Natural Bridge Caverns That intersection is miles north of Interstate 35 on FM can start between 7 and with the gistratlon deadline is All three of die events will start h finish at the Garden Ridge at the intersection of FM ff the weather there will also be an ultralight competition during the All particip ants and spectators will be invited for a closer look at the aircraits at nearby Kilty Hawk For more contact Dick fdth at 6593913 or Del Campbell after Scoreboard On The Air TUESDAY Tennis Volvo 630 Pro baseball Philadelphia at 7 Tennis Team Los Angeles Sting at Atlanta Thunder 7 Pro baseball Montreal at Chica 7 Pan American 8 Boxing Larry Holmes Eddie Boxing Troy Dorsey Man uel IBF featherweight title Pro baseball Oakland at WEDNESDAY Tennis Volvo Pro baseball Montreal at Chi Pro baseball Teams 7 Pan American 7 Pepsi Games o Transactions Mondays Transactions BASEBALL American League Kevin Texas Rangers for three games lor charging the mound against Milwaukee on CHICAGO WHITE Greg first and assigned him to Vancouver o the Padlic Coast FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA Mark defensive BUFFALO Deval wide CLEVELAND Gregg offensive to a twoyear DETROIT Barry San running to a oneyear contract HOUSTON Mike free KANSAS CITY Shawn defensive and Michael offensive Signed Stan Briefly Tickets at SV Wednesday Season tickets for the Smithson Valley football season go on sale Wednesday at the high Sales will begin at approximately 9 continuing through 3 at the Smithson Valley front The tickets will remain available until Smithson Valleys home which is 20 against Last years seasonticket holders will have the option to renew their same seats at any time when tickets are on The who played six home games last only have four this Smithson Valley hosts Leander 20 and San Antonio Cole on 27 in nondistrict In District 264A the Rangers will play home games against Lock hart on 18 and Canyon on CHS season tickets on sale Canyon High School football tick ets for fans who do not have season tickets are currently on The tickets will be available at the Canyon High School office from until noon and from The Cougars open the 1991 varsity season at home against Leander on Other nondistrict home games will be on 20 against Boerne and 4 against The Cougars host Clemens on 17 and end the regular season with a home game against Bastrop on Unicorn ticket Information New Braunfels High School foot ball tickets will be on sale to the gen eral public beginning Monday and continuing through Tickets will be on sale between and and from 13 Please bring the address and phone number of each ticket Unicorn home games this year are against Kerrville Tivy Cle mens San Marcos East Central and Seguin Meet the Rangers 21 Smithson Valley will also hold its annual Meet the Athletes night on the first day of Mem bers of the volleyball and cross country teams will be honored at The event is sponsored by the Smithson Valley Booster and the public is invited to NBTA hosts doubles event The New Braunfels Tennis Associ ation is holding a doubles tournament on Saturday starting at 8 at the New Braunfels High School Anyone 13 years old or older may The tournament will be struc tured based on the participants rela tive level of skill and with both male and female The entry fee is per plus one can of tennis balls per The deadline to enter is 7 on To call David Perkins at 6258672 or Sally Forney at Clinic for women golfers The Landa Park Golf Course has scheduled a clinic for women golfers 1620 from at the golf Call 6253225 for more informa An Open Invitation To A Private Party Help Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day With These Hot Priced BackToSchool Items Savings In All Departments Crayon Lamp Clever desk lamp has a giant crayon 972500 99 l arks Furniture Centers invites aU EDUCATOR to a 27 Remote Built in stereo timer channel variable audio level output and 701950 12 Globe World globe with oak finish 962121 August 14 Zenith VCR Four remote onscreen event and 721510 99 TV Stand Great for TV and VCR features 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