Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a
Rocky Colavito, who late yesterday became the latest White Sox weapon, may be in right field against Johnny Podres of the Detroit Tigers in one of today’s two games. It all depends on whether then 33-year-old outfielder arrives in Chicago in time after cleaning out his locker in Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. General Manager Ed Short
New York – Andy Etchebarren hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth off Yankee reliever Fred Talbot (3-3) to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-3 win over New York at Yankee Stadium. It was Etchebarren’s second home run of the season, and it was a heart breaker for the 18,355 in
Faced with the serious injury to Whitey Ford, the Yankees acquired Fred Talbot, a solid right handed pitcher, along with catcher Billy Bryan from the Athletics in exchange for pitchers Bill Stafford, Gil Blanco and outfielder Roger Repoz. Ford is on the disabled list and the earliest he can come off it is June 21.
The Twins celebrated their world championship and then proceeded to fall flat on their collective faces as Kansas City swept the opening home series from the Twins. The Twins returned from Florida with much hullabaloo. At an April 11 luncheon, Twins president Calvin Griffith said, “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a club make so
* Ed Lopat, the A’s pitching coach, believes the Kansas City youthful staff has made considerable progress this season and he is hopeful that 1966 will be the year when the club at last starts to corrects its chronic pitching problem. As matters stand at this time, Lopat believes three young starters will form the
* When the American League schedule was completed, the White Sox found they had drawn the Athletics for their final three games of the season. It seemed like a break for the Sox at the time, but now it appears the series could be much more perilous than anyone expected should the White Sox still