Friday, August 4, 2017

Games of Monday, Aug. 18

Seattle               67    48       .582     ---
Chicago             65     47      .580     0.5
Kansas City       59     55      .518     7.5
California          56     59      .487    11
Cleveland          54     60      .473    12.5 
Montreal           54     62      .466    13.5 
Philadelphia      53     62      .461    14
San Diego         50     64      .439    17

Tuesday's games
Cleveland (Hargan) at Philadelphia (Jackson)
Seattle (Pattin and Brabender) at Montreal (Stoneman and Wegener), 2
San Diego (Kirby) at Kansas City (Butler)

Cleveland 4, Philadelphia 3 (11 innings): Larry Brown tripled home the winning run in the top of the 11th as the Indians survived a pair of home runs by Dick Allen. Allen hit a two-run homer off Sam McDowell in the third and a solo shot in the fifth. Ken Harrelson homered in the sixth for the Tribe. Russ Snyder scored the tying run in the ninth and the winner in the 11th. Horacio Pina got the win, Mike Paul the save, and John Boozer took the loss.

Seattle 3, Montreal 0: Bob Meyer threw a two-hitter for the Pilots and Steve Hovley went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Meyer walked three and struck out six. The Expos got a single in the sixth from Rusty Staub and another in the eighth from Gary Sutherland. Jerry Robertson took the loss.

Kansas City 6, San Diego 2: The Royals snapped their losing streak behind a strong outing from Dick Drago, who took a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning. Drago wound up going 8.2 innings, allowing two runs on six hits; he didn't walk a Padre and fanned seven. Jackie Hernandez scored a pair of runs and drove in two. Al Santorini took the loss.

California 9, Chicago 2: Bill Voss hit a grand slam in the first inning and added an RBI single to power the Angels to the win. Jim McGlothlin went seven innings for the win, allowing two runs on seven hits. He fanned five without a walk. Joel Horlen took the loss. Bob Christian was injured for three days; he will remain on the Angels roster. Joe Azcue was injured for 10 days; he is off the roster and replaced by Tom Tischinski off the emergency list.

Player of the Day: Bob Meyer, Seattle

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