CHI 3, ATL 1 W-Hands 16-8 L-Stone 8-9 HR-Williams(14) Santo(20)
SD 4, MON 1 W-Kelley 5-3 L-Stoneman 4-13 S-Podres(1)
NY 2, SF 1 W-Koosman 14-9 L-Perry 16-6 HR-Etheridge(1)ph
LA 3, PHI 0 W-Singer 17-8 L-Jackson 12-10 HR-Kosco(12)
HOU 13, PIT 0 W-LeMaster 14-12 L-Blass 14-6 HR-Morgan(9) Wynn(19) Blefary(10) Edwards(5)
STL 8, CIN 5 W-Carlton 16-6 L-Nolan 3-7 HR-May(24) Torre(10) Torre 4 rbi.
|The Singer Throwing Machine|
|He finally traded in his Wimpies for some Wheaties.|
The Mets beat the Giants at Shea behind lefty Jerry Koosman, even though he lost his shutout in the 9th on Bobby Etheridge's first blast of the season. "I live inside the bench, where I raise my larvae," he explained.
|Johnny's save thrilled even the Montreal fans!|
Finally, Joe Torre doubled his month's rbi total in a single game by collecting a single, homer, and triple off of absurd Cincinnati pitching. Vic Davalillo, agog over the chance to fill in for Curt Flood for 4 games, hyperventilated and blew away in a strong wind, leaving Joe Hague and Byron Browne to man right field for the Redbirds while Vada Pinson shifts to center.