New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas
Thursday July 9. 1987
Cards' Ozzie Smith leading vote-getter; 4 Yankees head AL
NEW YORK <AP) On a pair of power-packed All-Star lineups, tile most popular player this season is the only one without a home run
Ozzie Smith of the St. Louis Cardinals got 2,254,409 votes and was elected to start for the fifth straight year as the National League’s shorstop.
“Being the guy that gets the most votes is a compliment to me,” Smith said. “I’m basically known as a defensive player. I feel I’m a better offensive player than I’m known."
Smith is batting .305. He has driven in 46 runs but has not homered.
The New York Yankees dominated the American League voting as Dave Winfield. Don Mattingly. Willie Randolph and Rickey Henderson were tops in fan balloting announced Wednesday.
No other team in either league had more than two players among the starters for the 58th All-Star (lame Tuesday at the Oakland Coliseum The last team to send four elected players to the All-Star team was Montreal rn 1983 (Gary Carter, Tim Rallies, Andre Dawson and A Oliver). The last AL team to do it w as Oakland in 1975 Joe Rudi, Reggie Jackson. Bert Cainpaneris and Gene Tenace).
Boston third baseman Wade Boggs, who is leading the major: with a 383 average and has already hit a career-high 15 home runs, was the top vote-getter in the AL with 1,529,819. He beat out Kansas City’s George Brett, who had started the previous ll All-Star Games Brett got 699,970.
Completing the starting team for the NL will be Jack Clark of St Louis at first base, Ryne Sandberg of Chicago at second. Mike Schmidt of Philadlphia at third. Erie Davis of Cincinnati, Dawson of Chicago and Darryl Strawberry of New York in the outfield and Cartel of New York at catcher.
Rounding out die AL team w ill bo Mattingly at first base. Randolph a! second, Cal Ripken of Baltimore at shorstop, George Bell of Toronto, Henderson and Winfield in the outfield and Terry Kennedy of Baltimore at catcher
Kennedy will bi4 the first catcher ever to start an All-Star Game mr
"Being the guy that gets the most votes is a compliment to me. I'm basically known as a defensive player. I feel I'm a better offensive player than I'm known."
St Louis shorstop Ozzie Smith
both the NL and AL He started the 1985 Game for the NL in place of the injured Carter For the first time in six years, Atlanta’s Dale Murphy was not selected. San Diego’s Tony Gwynn, leading the NL with a .374 average, was not picked for the first time in four years.
Sandberg, out with an ankle injury, might not be alite to play.
Both teams have plenty of power, especially in the outfield.
Bell has hit 28 home runs and driven in 73 runs. Winfield has 19 homers and 67 RBI Henderson, one of the best leadoff batters in history, has been slowed by injuries much of the season but still has ll home runs. This is the third straight season Winfield and Henderson w ill start Davis leads the NI w ith 26 homers, and he has 66 RBL Dawson has 24 homers and 74 RBI and Strawberry has 21 home runs and 49 HBI Strawberry will be starting for the fourth time in four full seasons, an NL record.
Clark tops the majors with 82 RBL and has 25 home runs for the Cardinals, who lead the NL East by nine games. He has played in three All-Star Games, but this will be his first as a starter.
Mattingly will be making his fust All-Star start He is batting 326 wit! IO homers and 52 RBI despite missing two weeks on the disabled list.
A total of 5,572,493 votes were cast tins year. That topped last year’s total of 5.414,304 The tot.d was the highest since 1984
Back to Burger Center
Cappleman returns to scene of glory with All Stars
Bv TIM WAITS Staff Writer
Almost eight months have passed since Tara Cappleman led the Canyon Cougarettes to the brink of the Class 4A state volleyball championship at Austin’s Toney Burger Center.
For the first time since the Cougarettes’ heartbreaking three-game loss to la* mesa in the state finals, Cappleman is back at Burgei to compete with and against her peers in the Fast-West High Sc hool Volleyball All-Star Game
Cappleman was selected as one of the top 24 players out of all high school volleyball players. She will represent Canyon on the West team The best three-of-five matc h is set for 7 p.m.
I appleman has spent the last few days working out with the team at Austin Crockett High School. She is currently staying at a dormitory on the University of Texas campus and was
unavailable for comment Wednesday Canyon coach Donna
Boehle was with Cappleman
Tuesday w hen she checked in
“She s excited,” said Boehle “Most of the all-stars were quiet at first meeting the best players in the state They were all very observant,"
Boehle said the match is looked upon as a prelude to the players’ college future rather than a topping of their high school
career Cappleman will play for Baylor University this fall
Anion, the highlights of a sit" ling career at Canyon, Cappleman caught fire* in the Region IV finals against Flour Bluff at Kenedy Cappleman helped overcome, a 12-6 deficit in the first game of the match almost singlehandedly, with back-to-back kills and four ares in five serves The Cougarettc-s went on to win tin* second game 16-14 to gain the suite berth
Cappleman is the third Couearette to tx* selected to play in the Xii Star game Cindy Yordenbaum was chosen in 1974 and Stephanie Burch was picked in 1984
Tara Cappleman is the Third Couqor**TTt* to plav ! the mr ta Texas High
bt* curved Friday in Austin
Youmans' fourth one-hitter Sport s World
handcuffs Ryan, Astros, 1-0
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
HOUSTON — Floyd Youmans say s he wonders what it what it would be like to pitch a no-hitter He’ll have to keep wondering as he pitched his fourth one-hitter in two years as the Expos edged the Houston Astros, 14), Wednesday night.
“That is the fourth one-hitter in tw o years,” Youmans .-.aid I keep thinking about the feeling that you must get when you pitch a no-hitter ” Youmans was working on a perfect game for the first five innings until Alan Ashby drew a leadoff walk in the sixth inning. He was working on a nofutter until Kevin Bass started the eighth w itll a line drive single oft the right field wall.
It was the second straight shutout performance by a Montreal pitcher against the Astros. Bob Sebra pitched a shutout Tuesday night as the Expos defeated the Astros, 24) Youmans walked two and struck out three to boost his record to 6-3. The other walk was Bill Doran in the seventh inning Tne only run of the game came in the first inning off Astros starter and loser Nolan Ryan, 4-10. It was Ryan’s fifth straight loss.
Tim Haines had a two-out infield single, stole second and scored on a single by Tim Wallach.Blue Jays 5, Rangers 2
Toronto scored twice in the .seventh inning on a bases-loaded walk and Tony Fernandez’s groundout to erase a 2-1 Texas lead, then added two runs in the eighth. The Blue Jays had only four hits in the game and just two off Bobby Witt going into the .seventh Witt hit a batter, then walked two more with one out before Jeff Russell relieved. Russell walked Garth lorg on four pitches to force in the tying run, then Fernandez hit his game-winning grounder.Yankees 13, Twins 4
Don Mattingly fiad two homers ami
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Montreal at Cincinnati. In) San Dun)' rf Pittsburgh "ti New Yolk at Houston in!
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Rickey Henderson had foul hits to lead New York’s 16-hit attack against five Minnesota pitchers. Mattingly hit a three-run homer in the first inning and led off the sixth with his 10th homer of the .season Mike Pagliarulo and Mark Salas also homered for New York.
Cardinals 6 8, Dodgers 3 7
Maybe the St. inurns Cardinals should play a whole bunch of doubleheaders next season, preferably all in a row
The Cardinals continued to make the most of a scheduling predicament
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Wednesday and swept a doubleheader from the Dis Angeles Dodgers for the second straight evening. Kainouts had created the doubleheaders at Busch Stadium.Orioles 6, White Sox 5
Eddie Murray homered with two out in the loth inning to give the Orioles their first series victory since May 28 and only their seventh triumph in 38 games The horner was Murray’s 18th.Phillies 7, Reds 2
Glenn Wilson hit a two-run homer
as Philadelphia completed a ti game sweep at Riverfront Stai for the firs? Unit* since 1984 The Phillies scored 26 rums hits with six homers in three against t incinriati Cubs 12 Padres 8
Jim Surtdberg’s pmch-hit slam highlighted an eight-run r< the eighth inning that sent Ch over San Diego Giants 8 Pirates 4
Bob Melvin singled home Uebreakiru run in the 14th inritni Chili Davis followed with a Hire
homer as San Francisco wi PittsburghBraves 5, Mots 3
Charlie Puleo pitched a six-hittei arui Gary Roenicke homered and drove in two runs as Atlanta ended .< five-game losing streak by beating New Yorkindians 9, Royals 8
The Indians completed a three-game sweep of Kansas City In each of the games. Cleveland rallied to win In each of the games, a pitcher from one of the teams was accused of throwing at a batter And in the last two games, there were fightsAngels 5, Red Sox 3
The Angels swept the Red Sox for the first time since 1974, handing Boston its fifth straight loss Mark Mel .emote doubled home two runs iii California's three-run second inning The Angels won for the 14th tune in L games.Mariners 5, Brewers 2
Mike Moore and Bill Wilkinson combined to three-hit Milwaukee, and Rey Quinones hit a three-run homer in the ll til inning to give Seattle its victory over the Brewers Tigers 9, Athletics 5
Detroit led 74) after foul innings, and Darrell Evans homered in the sixth and ninth innings to lead Detroit past the Athletics, who made three errors.Rangers Correa
to miss 6 8 weeks
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revealed that Texas Kancets pitch**! Ed Correa has t«<*n pit* *./ . with a stress fracture in his shoulder for about eight weeks
The Rangers are e\|n*» ted to place the right-handed pitcher <*n the 21 day disabled list, and din dors say In* w ou t la- able to po k up a baseball for six to eight w eeks Doctors say i orrea sustained a stress fracture of the triceps muscle There is no possibility <4 |M*rnutnent injury, but he must rest Hie shoulder from six to eight weeks for the fracture to heal
'That means I \e been pitching with a broken arm Correa said after the test- Wednesday “J have a reason to in* mad. Correa said I do rod want to go out and steal their money I want to go out and pitch and give it alt I have I knew it was something But nobody. not even me, thought it was tills Correa, 21, turd complained tlx* past two months about shoulder pain He complained ttiat his arm had “gone dead Correa, 3-5, was 2-3 during his last IO starts.
General Manage! Dun Grieve and manager Bobby Valentine believe Correa's problems stemmed from a change in his delivery in late May, and that he was using muscles that needed to lx* strengthened Correa was X-rayed about a month ago and was told that he had an inflammation rn the shoulder and was given some medicine that, Correa said, did not rehev»* the pain The extent of th** injury was not discovered until Dr Mike Myeoskie, the team's doctor ran a bone scan and CAT scan.Knicks tab Blanchi as general manager
NEW YORK AP) The New York Knicks* long search is nearing an end.
After 12 leaderless weeks, the Knicks named Al Blanchi their general manage! Wednesday Hu other half of their management void
the fast bre.ik
If you look around the Ic. today vou u. that most mi. < c teams bk* to run." said Blanchi, play et! in war- u, th. NBA coached in Phoenix from 1976 last month All you have to . look at tin sarees- the lathers had
Blanchi replaces Scotty Stir who was fired along Aith t m. h Hill on vprt; ‘JU after Uh* Kl finished Ha* regular -e.tsoti with >8 recurd It was the third sea- >i row that the Knnas missed playoffs
Sure, we want it. make playoffs Lion. to .od Wedne db l his appointment But we want a championship! ring
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it aiSMU officials to comply with AG s investigation
AUSTIN VIG Soothe
Methodist University (fiends ti Attorney Geiteiul lim Mattox th would co -per ah in his imestiguti of the S' ho* J*s pay tor play m anda
But after ii MFnunute priv; meeting wdh Mattox, SMU s I lawyer said tin attorney gem* probably wouldn’t uncover any tin more than is already known aln the scandal, which resulted in S\ not play mg football for two y earsDutchman wins sprint, Maechler leads Tour
EPINAY-SoUSsSENART, I* rat AP) Dutchman Jean-Paul V Poppel of the Super Contex team w the pack sprint in the eighth stage tin* Tour dc France, Gut Su eyichst Filch Maechler of I Carrera team retained die over lead
The 127 -mile stage was the slow so far, with riders averaging 23 mp
Belgium s Michel Vermotte of I RMD team came second in the sta with countryman Julian Capiot of I Roland-Ska la team third