Sunday, August 7, 2016

Games of Tuesday, April 29

The standings

Chicago            8       5        .615    ---
Kansas City      6       5        .545    1
Philadelphia     6       5        .545    1
Seattle              7       6        .538    1
California         6       7        .461    2
Montreal          6       7         .461    2
San Diego        6       7        .461    2
Cleveland         4       7        .364    3

Wednesday's games:

Thursday's games
Chicago (John) at Cleveland (McDowell)
Kansas City (Butler) at Philadelphia (Jackson)
Montreal (Wegener) at California (Messersmith)
Seattle (Marshall) at San Diego (Kelley)

Kansas City 5, Montreal 2: Roger Nelson scattered nine hits in eight innings and Lou Piniella and Bob Oliver homered for the Royals. Joe Foy went 3-for-4 and scored twice, while Mike Fiore had two singles, two walks, a steal and an RBI for Kansas City. For the Expos, Coco Laboy singled twice in three at-bats, scored a run and drove one in. Moe Drabowsky picked up the save for Kansas City.

Chicago 5, Seattle 2 (11 innings): Ken Berry hit a three-run homer with two out in the 11th inning off Bob Locker for the winning margin. Carlos May kept the White Sox in the game by nailing Tommy Davis at the plate in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the 2-2 tie. Seattle starter Diego Segui took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and didn't allow a second hit until the ninth, but the Sox put the first three hitters of the inning on base and pushed across two runs. Berry was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a walk and three RBIs. Dan Osinski threw two scoreless innings for the win. Seattle reactivated John Kennedy and demoted Fred Stanley.

Player of the day: Ken Berry, Chicago.

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