Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
-Saturday, 3, 1972 THE LFIHSRIDOS HWAIO Icynolds tains first game of the season ANDY CAPP ME MISSUS IS A BIT WORKED -.4RESOU THE Freeman impressive in major league debut y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS slump with a drive off the left I WAITING POR TICKITS Hodwy font llrwi up out- Mapls leaf Thursday morning waiting for tickets 1o Monday's Car. jda-Russia hockey game In Tor- onto. The opener under way tonight in Mont- real. Wirephoto) Philadelphia's Ken Reynolds and Atlanta's Jimmy Freeman ach posted his first victory o( e National League baseball eason Friday night. The only fference is that Reynolds has seen around since the start hlle Freeman Is just up from he minors. Reynolds, who dropped his irst 12 decisions, scattered even hits in pitching the hllllies to an 11-1 triumph in first gams of a two-night oubleheadsr. 'With that many runs, you ave to he said. "If you an't win with that many, you :an't win at all." Then Freeman, a 21-year-old, j-foot-4, 180-pound left-hander, went out and the Braves sup- ped him guessed runs for an 11-5 victory in he nightcap, although the surrendered eight >nd 11 walks. Elsewhere, Cincinnati Reds edged, Montreal Astros 1-0 in 12 n n i n g s Houston Astros jlanked New York Mets 8-0, Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged San Francisco Giants 10-6, Chi- cago Cubs buried San Diego Padres 14-3 and St. Louis Car- dinals and Los Angeles Dodgers split a doubleheader, the Cardi- nals taking the opener 5-1 and the Dodgers winning the night- cap 2-1. TWO PITCHERS SHELLED Reynolds- served up a home run to Rico Carry in the second inning for Atlanta's only run in the opener, but the Phillies pounded Ron Reed and Denny McLain for seven runs in tha fourth, including Larry Bowa's bases-loaded triple and a three- run homer by Joe Dis. Dis also homered in the night- cap, but the Braves countered with a grand slam by Darrell Evans, a three-run shot by 3usty Baker and a homer r Jim Breazeale. 'I was very Free- man confessed. "Couldn't you tell it by all those walks I gave up? That's the wildest I've ever jeen in my life." Cincinnati's Ross Grimsley and Clay Carroll matched scoreless innings with Mon- treal's Bill Stoneman until the 12th, when the Reds broka through for a run on Cesar Gcronimo's pinch single, a double by Pete Rose, an In- tentional walk to Joe Morgan and, after Bobby Tolan forced Geronimo at the plate, Johnny Bench snapped an 0-for-H Islanders iiik four Canadians UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CP) The signing ot four Canadian amateur hockey players, Rich- ard Grenier, Derek Kuntz, Bonn McLaughlin and Ron Smith, was announced today by New York Islanders. The National Hockey League expansion club had selected Smith fourth and Grenier fifth among its picks the mid-sum- mer amateur draft. Grenier U a centre from Ver- dun Maple Leafs, Kuntz a left winger from Medicine Hat Ti- gers, McLaughlin a left winger from Brandon Wheat Kings, and Ron Smith a defenceman from Cornwall Royals. field wall for a single. The Houston-New York game also had scoreless pitching from Dave Roberts and Tom Seaver until the Astros jumped on the New York ace for three runs in the sixth. Al Oliver and Manny SangU- len each drove in two runs and Bob Robertson homered to pace Pittsburgh past San Francisco. Ellie Hendricks drove in four runs with a pair of homers, in- cluding a three-run blow as the Cubs scored times In the seventh inning in routing San Diego. Chicago's Rick Monday and San Diego catcher Fat Corrales were ejected following a scrap in the fourth imtlng. Monday was knocked down by a pitch from Bill Hendricks and Carmen Fanzone hit back- to-back homers. He exchanged words with Corraies arid the two then began swinging. 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