Thursday, September 15, 2016

Games of Friday, May 16

The standings

Philadelphia     14     10        .583    ---
Chicago            13     10       .565    0.5 
Kansas City      12     10        .545    1
San Diego        13     11        .542    1 
California         12     11        .522    1.5
Seattle              11     13        .458    2.5 
Montreal          11     14         .440   3.5
Cleveland          8     15         .348    5.5

Saturday's games
Seattle (Gelnar) at Philadelphia (Champion)
Cleveland (Williams) at Montreal (Stoneman)
Chicago (John) at Kansas City (Hedlund)
San Diego (Kelley) at California (Murphy)

Seattle 7, Philadelphia 2: Gene Brabender took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and drove in two runs himself for the Pilots. John Kennedy and Wayne Comer homered for the Pilots. Brabender allowed five hits in 8.1 innings, with Bob Locker picking up the final two outs. The Phillies committed three errors. Tommy Harper (1-for-4 with a walk and a run) stole two bases.

Kansas City 7, Chicago 6: Ed Kirkpatrick drove in four runs as the Royals outlasted the White Sox. Kirkpatrick hit a two-run homer off starter Paul Edmondson in the first inning, brought home a run in the third with a sac fly, and added an RBI single off loser Gary Bell in the decisive three-run seventh. Bill Melton and Carlos May each homered off winner Bill Butler, who struck out seven while allowing five runs in seven innings.Moe Drabowsky walked the first two men in the top of the ninth, but then got a strikeout and a double-play grounder for the save.

Player of the Day: Gene Brabender, Seattle

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