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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 8, 1983, Tokyo, JapanThursday september 8, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes sports 25 padres whip . Braves win associated press Mark Thurmond wanted to give a rest to the san Diego bullpen. As a result the padres continued to give no rest to the los Angeles dodgers. I did i could do to stay in there the san Diego left hander said after pitching into the ninth inning monday night As the padres Defeated the dodgers 5-2. Our Bull pen was tired so i did everything i could to give them a night the Victory in los Angeles marked the ninth time that the padres had . Roundup Defeated the dodgers in 15 games this season and it Cut their Lead in the National league West to Ivy games Over Atlanta. The braves gained ground with a 7-5 decision Over the Houston astros. We had excellent defense tonight said Thurmond who was backed by three double plays. The double plays took a lot of the pres sure in other National league action St. Louis took a doubleheader from Pittsburgh 7-4 and 7-6 in 10 innings Montreal tripped Chicago 7-3, new York turned Back Philadelphia 6-5 and san Francisco tripped Cincinnati 3-2. Thurmond scattered six hits Over eight innings. But after yielding a Lead off Homer in the ninth by Pedro Guerrero and a single Gary Lucas took Over for the final three outs. Terry Kennedy stroked three hits including a Home run to Pace the san Diego offence. Fernando Valenzuela 13-9, took the loss giving up one run in the first inning and three More in the third before leaving for a Pinch hitter in the seventh. It was Valenzuela s third consecutive loss and third in five decisions against san Diego. It s always special pitching against the dodgers. It s always Spe Cial pitching against Fernando. But i can t worry about him. All i m think ing about is their braves 7, astros 5 in Atlanta Dale Murphy continued his hot hitting with three singles and Rafael Ramirez batted in three runs including the game Winner to Lead the braves Over Houston. Murphy singled his first three times up against Joe Niekro giving him six straight hits and a 16-for-22 Streak. Winner Len Barker who pitched in the american league eight seasons collected his first major league hit in his second at Bat leading off a Clin Ching three run rally for the braves in the seventh. I had Good stuff stayed ahead of the hitters kept within myself and was t at nervous the Way i was starting for the braves for the first time said Barker. The big thing is getting the Ball Over the plate. That s been my big Burden As a big league expos 7, cubs 3 in Montreal Al Oliver belted a grand slam Home run in the sixth inning to Lead the expos Over Chica go. The expos trailed 1-0 in the sixth when they loaded the bases with none out against Steve Trout 9-13. Mike proly relieved Trout and got two outs before giving up a Gopher Ball to Oliver his second grand slam of the season and seventh of his career. Gullickson 14-11, scattered eight hits in 72/3 innings before Bob James came on to pick up his third save. Gullickson is now 7-1 in his last 10 starts. Mets 6, Phillies 5 in new York George Foster belted a three run Homer with one but in the ninth inning to Lead the mets Over Philadelphia. Foster s 23rd Homer followed cookie Wilson s single off the Shoul Der of Phillies reliever Al Holland 8 5, and Keith Hernandez s one out single. Jesse Orosco who gave up two runs in the top of the ninth boosted his record to 13-5 with his ninth straight Victory. Giants 3, reds 2 in san Francisco Joel Youngblood ended Rookie Jeff Russell s no hit bid with a Lead off double in the eighth inning and Dave Bergman followed with a two run Homer lifting the giants Over Cincinnati. Russell making his fifth major league Start yielded Youngbood s double on a 3-2 pitch. The sinking liner just eluded Center fielder Eddie Milner who tried to make a shoe string grab in right Center. Bergman then connected on a 1-2 pitch erasing the reds 2-1 Lead. It was Bergman s fifth Home run of the season and second As a Pinch hitter. Russell 2-2, finished with a two hitter having Given up an unearned run without a hit in the fourth. Cardinals 7-7, pirates 4-6 in St. Louis Ken Oberkfell singled Home the tie breaking run with two outs in the eighth inning and Pitcher Dave Lapoint followed with a two run single leading the cardinals Over Pittsburgh in the first game of their doubleheader. Lapoint 12-8, took Over in the fourth inning and blanked Pittsburgh on six hits the rest of the Way. White sox continue their winning ways associated press even though Tony Larussa won t admit it the Chicago White sox seem to marching toward the american league West Crown. And More than 1.7 million people seem to know it. The White sox unleashed a 16-hit attack including Home runs by Carlton Fisk and Ron Kittle to rout the Oakland a s 11-1 monday. The Victory gave Chicago a 13-game Lead Over second place Kansas City in the . West and was watched by 43,014 fans. Chicago has now drawn 1,714,163 fans this season setting an time attendance record for the City and needs to average about 22,000 fans for . Roundup its last 13 Home games to reach the two million Mark. I figure we be got to win 14 More this month Larussa said when asked if his team had sewn up the division. You Guys won t get me to say that yet he added. No in other . Games Milwaukee downed new York 3-1, Boston blanked Baltimore 2-0, Toronto trounced California 7-0, Cleveland nipped Detroit 3-2, Texas beat Minnesota 7-3 and Seattle routed Kansas City 13-6.Fisk knocked in three runs including his 23rd Home run breaking the White sox team record for homers by a Catcher set by Sherm Lollar in 1959."he Lollar played Here a Long time and i m sure a lot of people would have liked to see him hold on to that record Fisk s two run Homer gave him 31 this season the most by a White sox player since Oscar Gamble hit the same number in 1977.floyd Bannister 14-10, won his Lith game in 12 decisions since the Star this Point in the season said Oakland manager Steve Boros there s no doubt they Are the Best club in the Brewers 3, Yankees 1 in Milwaukee Mark Brouhard s three run Homer in the fourth inning was enough for Rookie starter Tom Candiotti and reliever Pete Ladd. Undefeated Candiotti won his fourth Start since being recalled from triple a on aug. 6. He held the Yankees witless through 3% innings and scoreless until Don Baylor hit his 18th Home run in the seventh inning. Ladd relieved with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh and struck out Willie Randolph on three pitches to end the threat. Ladd finished up for his 18th save. Brouhard s Home run his third came after Yankee starter Shane Rawley 14-11, hit Robin Yount with a pitch and Cecil Cooper singled. The game Drew a crowd of 30,392, putting the Brewers Over the two million Mark in attendance for the first time in their 14-year history. Red sox 2, orioles 0 Bob Ojeda and reliever Bob Stanley cooled off Baltimore s sizzling bats. The Boston pitchers held the Host orioles to five hits and were helped by four double plays. In 10 previous games Baltimore had banged out 121 hits and scored 82 runs. Ojeda 8-7, gave up four hits in six innings. Stanley got his 27th save. Jerry Remy and Jim Rice singled Home Boston s runs in the fifth inning against Mike Boddicker 12-7. Rice s run scoring single gave him 109 rib tying him with Milwaukee s Cooper for the league Lead. Blue jays 7, Angels 0 Jim Gott a disaster in his last Start made up for it with a five hitter for his first shutout of the season. Last week Bott started against Baltimore and faced just six batters getting none of them out. This time Gott 8-13, was in Complete control in Toronto. Damaso Garcia drove in four runs two with his third Home run of the season to Lead the Blue Jay attack. Garcia s Home run off Geoff Zahn 8-11, capped a three run second inning. Toronto added three More in the fourth to Chase Zahn who entered the game with a 10-3 lifetime record against the Blue jays. Indians 3, tigers 2 Cleveland ended Jack Morris personal 10-game winning Streak though the Tiger hurler was t around at the end to see it. Morris 18-9, took a 2-1 Lead into the eighth in Cleveland but gave up Gorman Thomas 20th Home run to Lead off the inning. George Vukovich who now has eight straight hits and 20 hits in his last 30 at bats then singled. Vukovich went to second on a sacrifice and scored on a close play on Mike Hargrove s single. Morris upset at Home plate Umpire Nick Bremigan s Call tossed his Glove into the air and was ejected. Detroit manager Sparky Anderson who rushed to Morris defense was also thumbed out. Bud Anderson 1-4, got the win in Cleveland s fifth straight Victory. Mariners 13, royals 6 Dave Henderson and Al Cowens each drove in three runs and Steve Henderson belted a two run Homer to Pace Seattle. The visiting mariners pounded Kansas City for 19 hits. Jim Beattie 9-12, who had not won since july 13, snapped his seven game losing Streak. Dave Henderson knocked in his three runs with an inside the Park Home run keying a seven run sixth inning. Rangers 7, twins 3 Larry Parrish drove in six runs with a three run Homer and a three run double to Lead Texas. Parrish who also singled homered in the second inning and added his double in the sixth to give the rangers a 7-2 Lead. Parrish had driven in Only two runs since aug. 8. He now has 73 rib. John Butcher 6-5, got the win despite allowing Tom Brunansky s 23rd Homer a two run blast that gave visiting Minnesota a 2-0 Lead in the second

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