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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Joplin, Missouri Tuesday april 10, 1990 sports a a sop Lirt a a a a 5a Horn orioles win one for ailing mom Kansas City to. Apr Velma Horn began therapy in a California Hospital monday but her songs exploits on opening Day May do her More Good than anything else. Sam Horn dedicating the game to his ailing mom hit a pair of three run Home runs that carried the Baltimore orioles past Kansas City 7-6 in 11 innings. Quot she had a stroke six Days ago a said Horn a Low priced free agent who did no to find out until saturday he had made the orioles roster. Quot i wanted to dedicate this game and the season to my mom. I just Hope she Sable to see the Horn who had no Home runs in 33 games with Boston last year stroked a three run shot off 1989 by Young Winner Bret Saberhagen to give the orioles a 3-0 Lead in the second. In the eighth he victimized Steve Farr for a three run shot that tied the game at 6. Joe Orsulak scored the winning run in the 11th when right fielder Danny Tartabull displayed Cal Ripkens single. Horn said his Mother was in a Hospital in san Diego. Quot i did no to Call her this morning because there a a two hour time difference out there and it was too Early when i came to the Park a said Horn whose six Bis set a Baltimore opening Day record. Quot but in a going to Call her now and Tell her to Check out the highlights tonight on television. I think its going to make her very Happy a he said. Orsulak singled with two outs in the 11th off Jeff Montgomery. Orsulak was running As Ripken singled to right and Slid Home when Tartabull who had hit a single and two run Homer bobbled the Ball. Steve Jeltz who had come in to play second base for the royals in the 11th, hesitated before throwing to the plate. Jeltz played it As the cutoff Man. He should have been More Down the line for a possible play at the plate a royals manager John Wathan said. Quot he lined up for second base. You can to worry about the Guy going to second. You be got to worry about the Guy coming around to score. You be got to position Jay Aldrich another late addition to the orioles roster got the Victory. Gregg Olson pitched the 11th for the save. Tartabull homered and scored the go ahead run on Kurt Stillwell a two run double in the sixth As Kansas City rallied for a 6-3 Lead. Horn signed for $120,000 after he was released by Boston tied it in the eighth. Fan hit Ripken with a pitch and Randy Milligan singled before Horn who did not Homer in 33 games for the red sox last season connected on a 2-2 pitch. The royals got to show off their by Young winning tandem although it did not help them win. Saberhagen the major league Leader last year with 23 victories and a 2.16 Era gave up eight hits in six innings struck out five and walked none. No american league by Young Winner in six years has won on the following opening Day. Free agent Mark Davis relieved in the 11th after Tartabull a error. Davis led the National league with 42 saves last season and the by Young Winner joined the royals As a free agent. Mickey Tettleton and Milligan singled leading off the Baltimore second then Horn sent a 2-1 pitch Over the Wall in right Center for a 3-0 Lead. Bob Milacki who won his last five a laser photo Kansas City a Gerald Perry beats the Pickoff throw to Baltimore a Bob Milacki. Decisions in 1989 to end his Rookie season 14-12, did not surrender a hit until Tarta bulls Home run on a 2-2 pitch with two out in the fourth. To Jackson Drew a two out walk ahead of the Long shot which carried Halfway up the Grassy slope behind left Field. Joe Price relieved to Start the sixth and Jackson singled with one out Tartabull also singled and Stillwell a double put the royals ahead. Frank White making his 15th opening Day Start at second base for Kansas City hit a two run Homer for a 6-3 Lead. Whites availability was in question because of a sore knee. Notes Baltimore a previous rib record for opening Day was four shared by Eddie Murray Brooks Robinson and Gus Triandos. It was the fifth straight loss for Kansas City on opening Day. George Brett and Frank White both made their 15th opening Day Start for the royals a club record. Mcgee slate heroics fuel cards win St. Louis apr Willie Mcgee who missed most of last year with injuries forced extra innings with a two run ninth inning double and singled for the game Winner in the 11th As the St. Louis cardinals Defeated the Montreal expos 6-5 monday night in the season opener. Quot it was a Good game to be involved in a said Mcgee the 1985 National league map who was limited to 58 games because of various injuries last season. Quot in a healthy so that a a Milt Thompson led off the 11th with a walk and advanced on a sacrifice before Mcgee stroked a soft liner to Center off loser Mark Gardner. Quot it Wasny to really smoked but it went to a Good part of the Field a Mcgee said. Mcgee was 0-for-4 before his two run opposite Field double to left off Tim Burke with out in the ninth. Thompson also started that rally with a one out walk and Vince Coleman doubled Down the left Field line before Mcgee shit. Winner Ken Dayley the sixth St. Louis Pitcher worked a scoreless innings. Quot in a glad we finally punched it in a said Dayley who worked Only 3% innings in Spring training because of shoulder stiffness. Terry Pendleton had three hits a run scored and a run batted in. Jose Oquendo and Ozzie Smith also drove in a run apiece. Expos Rookie Delino Deshields went 4-for-6 in his first major league game with a double an rib a stolen base and two runs scored. Quot in a Happy to have that kind of Start but the name of the game is winning so that took something away from it a said Deshields one of three rookies in the Montreal lineup. Quot tomorrow i want to try to have the same kind of the cardinals without bullpen Todd Worrell at least until july after Elbow surgery blew a 3-0 Lead before recovering. The expos trailed 3-1 entering the seventh before exploiting the cardinals bullpen weakness getting three runs off reliever Ken Hill and a fourth off Frank Dipino. Hill got the last out in the sixth but walked Andres Galarraga and Larry Walker to Start the seventh. Nelson Santovenia singled and right fielder Thompson bobbled the Ball allowing Galarraga to score and moving Walker to third. Spike Owen hit a sacrifice Fly off Dipino to tie the game. Deshields beat out a roller in front of the plate to make it 4-3, and Marquis Grissom followed with an rib double to left Center. Tim Raines drove in the other Montreal run with a sixth inning groundnut that scored Deshields who had doubled. Joe Magrane allowed a run and three hits in 5% innings. He retired the first nine batters struck out two and walked one but failed to win for the third straight time on opening Day. Jose Oquendo Pendleton and Ozzie Smith drove in a run apiece for the cardinals who scored in the second and twice in the third against Dennis Martinez. Martinez gave up seven hits and three runs in five innings. Ryan goes 5 witless innings compiled from a reports Nolan Ryan held Toronto witless for five innings and left after throwing 90 pitches getting his 290th career Victory monday night As the Texas rangers beat the Blue jays 4-2 in a season opener. The rangers said Ryan 43, did no to get Hurt but came out after throw ing too Many Al Roundup he a Tel a a record five no hitters and had several close Calls last season. A sellout crowd of 40,907 booed when Mike Jeffcoat relieved to Start the sixth. Kelly Gruber doubled with two outs for Toronto a first hit and he hit a two run double in the eighth off Jeff Russell. The Texas pitchers combined on a three hitter and Russell finished for a save. Harold Baines homered in the first inning off loser Todd Stottle Myre and drove in three runs. Rafael Palmeiro homered tripled and scored three times. Red sox 5, tigers 2 at Boston Wade Boggs got three hits and Roger Clemens got the Victory As Boston beat Detroit in the first game of the major league season. Clemens held the tigers witless until Tony Phillips led off the sixth with a single. Clemens pitched 62/s innings and Lee Smith struck out Alan Trammell with the bases loaded for a save. Jack Morris who pitched a total of seven innings in the lockout abbreviated Spring training gave up five runs on seven hits in 6% Brooks Breaks up no hitter beats dodgers in 9th compiled from a reports free agent Hubie Brooks broke up Bruce Hurst a no hit bid in the seventh inning and hit a three run Homer in the eighth that rallied los Angeles Over san Diego. Brooks who left Montreal after last season lined the first pitch from Hurst Over the no Roundup driving Home Alfredo Griffin and Willie Randolph. Trailing 2-1, Griffin opened the eighth with a single moved up on a sacrifice and took third on a Fly Ball. Randolph then Drew Hurst a second walk setting up Brooks. Winner John Wetteland allowed one run in two innings. He relieved starter Orel Hershiser who gave up one run on three hits in six innings. Don Aase blanked the padres in the ninth to earn the save. Hurst wound up with a four hitter. Pirates 12, mets 3 in new York Pittsburgh ended the opening Day magic for Dwight Gooden and the new York mets As Andy Van Slyke homered twice and drove in four runs. The loss ended a Streak of five straight opening Day victories for the mets who had not dropped a season opener at Home since 1974 against Philadelphia. New York had won 18 of its previous 20 opening Day games. The pirates pounded seven mets pitchers for 17 hits. Bobby Bonilla who drove in three runs Jay Bell and Jose Lind each added three hits. The mets got three hits against Winner Doug Drabek and four relievers. Gooden made his first Start since tearing a muscle in his right shoulder last july 1 and had trouble with his location. He pitched 4%� innings and allowed five runs on seven hits. The loss dropped goodens opening Day record to 3-1 in five starts and 17-3 in april. Reds 8, astros 4 at Houston Barry Larkin tripled with the bases loaded off reliever Charlie Kerfeld in the 11th inning giving Cincinnati and new manager Lou Piniella the Victory Over Houston. Kerfeld walked Joe Oliver to Start the inning and Hal Morris followed with a single. After a sacrifice by Ron Oester Chris Sabo was intentionally walked and former Astro Billy Hatcher struck out. Larkin then hit a liner to right to score Pinch runner Rolando Roomes Morris and Sabo. Eric Davis singled in Larkin. Winner Randy Myers pitched l2/3 innings of witless Relief. Glenn Davis was hit by pitches three times tying a major league record and setting a Houston record. The last to be hit three times was Ron Hunt of san Francisco in 1969. The reds took a 2-0 Lead after two were out in the second when Oliver singled and Mariano Duncan who had three Bis homered to left off Mike Scott. He pitched 5% innings allowing seven hits and four runs. Magic gets 38 to beat mavs a laser photo baseball commissioner Fay Vincent tosses out the ceremonial first pitch at Shea stadium monday As new York mayor David Dinkins applauds. Lady Lions resume Mia play Inglewood Calif. A Agic Johnson scored a season High Points including a Hal court shot the end of the first half As the los Geles lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks for the ninth straight be with a 113-106 Victory monday Jet. The lakers trying to claim the 3a�?Ts Best record and the Home Urt advantage throughout the layoffs for the third time in four Isons used their seventh cons ecu a Triumph to improve their record 58-17 and their Lead Over defend league Champion Detroit pistons four games. Rolando Blackman scored 19 ints for the Mavericks. Teammate Roy Tarpley sat out the second game of a two game suspension from coach Richie Adubato for missing fridays practice. Earlier in the Day Tarpley tested negative for cocaine and alcohol use. With Center Mychal Thompson out with a hype extended right knee suffered Friday night at Phoenix the lakers started yugoslavian Rookie Vlade Divac for just the second time this season. Divac had 21 Points and 11 rebounds. Sam Perkins Cut the Mavericks deficit to 78-73 with the first Basket of the fourth Quarter before the lakers scored 14 of the next 19 Points including Johnson a driving Layup with 8 09 left. Weather permitting Missouri Southern state colleges lady Lions will resume Missouri intercollegiate athletic association softball play today at Pittsburg state University. Southern 4-1 after the opening round of Mia South division Competition will play Southwest Baptist at 3 . And will meet Pittsburg at 4 30. Psi and Southwest Baptist will play at 1 30. Southern 22-3 Overall won its own lady Lions pro am athletics classic last weekend beating northeastern Oklahoma a. Amp m. College 4-2 in the championship game saturday afternoon. The lady Lions ranked 15th in the latest Mcaa division ii poll will Host the final round of division Al play next tuesday meeting Southeast Missouri Missouri St. Louis and Missouri Rolla. Records in the divisional Competition Are supposed to determine the seedlings for the Post season Mia tournament said Southern coach Pat Lipira. Quot in a really pleased with our play last week a Lipira said. Quot winning the tournament was an Overall team Effort. If we were struggling at the plate we made some great defensive plays. If we had a couple defensive flaws we picked it up with our bats. And we had great pitching throughout from Deanna Combs 13-1 and Cheryl Kopf 9-2. Quot we re hitting around .300 As a team .294but the statistic that impresses me is our stolen base record. We be stolen 40 bases in 44 attempts. And our opponents have Only 10 of 15. Quot we have the Speed and we re running the bases. We done to have to sacrifice an out to Advance a runner Supira said. Catcher Diane Miller a Sophomore is Southern a offensive Leader with a .430 average on 34 hits in 79 at bats. She a scored 18 runs and leads the team with 11 doubles and 4 triples. Her 15 Bis Are second Only to Jennifer Burkens 17. Among the regulars Monica a Bro is hitting .352, Carrie Carter .328, Burken .328 and Tiffany Carter .308. Innings. White sox 2, Brewers 1 in Chicago the White sox opened their final season at 80-year-old Comiskey Park with a Victory beating Milwaukee on Scott Fletcher a sacrifice Fly in the seventh inning. The White sox who lost their first game at Comiskey 24 to the St. Louis Browns in 1910, will move across the Street to a new stadium next year. A crowd of 40,008 at the 43,931-seat Ballpark sat through a 42-minute rain delay at the Start of the game and saw the White sox win. With the score tied at 1 in the seventh the White sox loaded the bases with one out against loser Tony Fossas and Fletcher hit his Fly Ball. Barry Jones 1-0, pitched 1% innings. Bobby Thigpen Chicago a fifth Pitcher got two outs for a save. Mariners 7, Angels 4 at Anaheim Ken Griffey jr., the youngest player in the majors hit a tie breaking three run Homer in the fifth inning As Seattle beat California in a season opener. Griffey who had 16 homers As a Rookie last season broke a 2-2 tie with his Homer off starter Bert Blyleven. Griffey whose father Ken or. Plays for Cincinnati batted .264 with 61 runs batted As a Rookie. The younger Griffey turns 21 on nov. 21. Brian Holman who held the Angels to three hits before being relieved by Swift in the sixth earned the Victory. Mike schooler got the last five outs for the save. Remington Park orders new track Oklahoma City apr the top layer of Equi track at Remington Park has lost some of its effectiveness and will be replaced during a break in racing next month Remington officials say. Track superintendent Dennis Moore said track Crews will work in shifts around the clock to Complete the Job which must be done during a two week Span Between the end of the current thoroughbred season and the Start of the summer Quarter horse meet. Moore said the top layer of the revolutionary racing surface has lost effectiveness As its polymers have broken Down. Quot we re going to pick up 2vt inches and replace the material a Moore said. In tout Cas the French manufacturer of Equi track will pay for the replacement since Remington Parks Equi track is under a five year warranty. Remington Park was the first track to use the Equi track racing surface which reportedly Cost $2.5 million. \

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