Friday, September 30, 2016

Games of Saturday, May 24

The standings

Chicago             15     12        .556     ---
Philadelphia      16     13        .551    ---
San Diego         16     13        .551    ---
California          15     13       .535     0.5
Kansas City       15     14       .517     1
Seattle               15     16       .584     2
Montreal           13     16        .448     3
Cleveland          10     18        .357    5.5

Sunday's games
Chicago (Horlen) at Montreal (Wegener)
Seattle (Barber) at California (May)

Philadelphia 6, San Diego 4 (10 innings): Dick Allen's pinch-hit two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th lifted the Phillies to the win. The Phillies had led since the second inning until Ed Spiezio pinch-hit a solo shot off Bill Wilson with two outs in the ninth to even the score. Johnny Callison also homered for the Phillies. Wilson vultured the win after Rick Wise allowed three runs on eight hits in eight innings. Johnny Podres took the loss. The Padres' Nate Colbert was injured (3 days) and will be eligible to play after May 27. He will remain on the active roster.

Kansas City 8, Cleveland 6: Bob Oliver drove in five runs on a pair of triples and a single for the victorious home team. Tony Horton drove in three runs on a homer and double for Cleveland, and Jose Cardenal also homered for the Indians. Tom Burgmeier was credited with the win despitel allowing four runs in two innings; Larry Burchart was charged with the loss. Max Alvis was injured (seven days) and replaced on the active list by Richie Scheinblum; Alvis is eligible to return  June 4.

California 6, Seattle 5: Rick Reichardt hit a grand slam in the second inning off Mike Marshall, and the Angels held off the Pilots. Hoyt Wilhelm entered with the tying runs in scoring position to get the final out of the seventh for winner Tom Murphy and finished the game for the save. Jime Bouton threw four innings of scoreless relief to keep Seattle in the game. The Pilots got solo homers from Jim Pagliaroni and Don Mincher. Rich Rollins of Seattle was injured for one day; he will come off the active roster and may return for games of June 4. Garry Roggenburk is activated in his stead.

Player of the Day: Bob Oliver, Kansas City

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