Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Motor City Kittys Soil Sox

GAME ONE – Joel Horlen (7-11) tossed 8 innings for a 3-2 White Sox win in the lid lifter of a double header against Detroit. Wilbur Wood (14) pitched a perfect 9th. Tigers Tom Tresh (8) had the game’s only round tripper.

GAME TWO – Mike Kilkenny (6-5) went the full 9, whitewashing the Pale Hose, 4-0 in the nightcap. Willie Horton (13) drove in 3 runs with a 2-run HR and a double. Don Wert (7) also went yard for the Bengals.

GAME THREE – Denny McLain (17-8) was brilliant, twirling a 4-hit shutout over the White Sox. Jim Northrup’s 9th inning RBI 2B plated the only run of the game as Detroit won 1-0.

GAME FOUR – Norm Cash (21) swatted a 2-run homer to tie the game in the 8th. Bill Freehan (17) gave Detroit the lead with a 2-run blast in the 9th. The Tigers win the series with a 5-2 victory. Mickey Lolich (14-5) hurled 8 strong innings to improve his season mark.

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