Sunday, June 10, 2007

Tuesday, August 27, 1946

                 W  L  Pct GB
Wenatchee ..... 79 50 .612 —
Salem ......... 71 56 .559 7
Bremerton ..... 66 55 .545 9
Tacoma ........ 70 59 .543 9
Yakima ........ 61 64 .488 16
Vancouver ..... 55 69 .444 21½
Spokane ....... 52 66 .441 21½
Victoria ...... 46 81 .362 32

WENATCHEE, Aug. 27—Pitcher Joe Vivalda won his 18th game of the season as the Wenatchee Chiefs defeated the Tacoma Tigers, 7-2, in the first game of a seven-game Western International League series here Tuesday night. Vivalda, who has lost eight games this year, limited the Tigers to eight hits and walked but one man.
Five home runs accounted for all of Wenatchee's scoring. Jim Warner, centre fielder, connected for three homers in four trips to bat in five runs. Nick Pesut added another and Dick Adams hit his 34th of the year.
Tacoma ............. 101 000 000—2 8 0
Wenatchee ......... 210 010 30x—7 11 0
Gerkin, Sostre (5) and Kemper; Vivalda and Pesut.

BREMERTON, Aug. 27—Salem defeated Bremerton 2-1 in the opening game of their Western International League series tonight to widen its second-place lead over the Bluejackets.
Hub Kittle held Salem to seven hits, but his wildness led to the winning tally in the sixth when he filled the bases with three walks.
Wally Flager scored both Salem runs.
Bremerton's only run canme on Bill Reese's homer in the second, his 27th of the season.
Salem .............. 100 001 000—2 7 0
Bremerton ........ 010 000 000—1 8 0
Schubel and Salmon; Kittle and Volpi.

VICTORIA—18-year-old Alex Palica surrendered only four singles as the Vancouver Capilanos handed a 14-0 whitewashing to the Victoria A's Wednesday night.
He was never in serious trouble except in the eighth, when the A's loaded the bags with two out. He got out of that when catcher Bill Brenner scooped up a low grounder and threw to first.
John Carpenter started for the A's and stuck around until the fourth when he left in the middle of a five-run rally. He failed to receive the support of his batterymate as Bob Paulson allowed Ray Orteig to go from first to third when he kicked the ball back to the mound after dropping a pitch. Carpenter was replaced by Tommy Musgrave, who went out in the ninth when a line drive from the bat of Charlie Mead literally hit him on the pitching arm and knocked him out of the contest. Only two of the seven runs against him were unearned.
Jim Estrada, Vancouver shortstop, led the hitters with four singles in six trips, while Reggie Clarkson contributed a triple and a double.
Victoria's six errors translated into seven unearned runs. The A's shortstop, Bill Dunn, completed the sad showing by being bounced by Umpire Hughie Day after an argument about a decision at first base.
Vancouver .......... 021 500 033—14 14 1
Victoria .............. 000 000 000— 0 4 6
Palica and Brenner; Carpenter, Musgrave (4), Raimondi (9) and Paulson.

SPOKANE, Aug. 27—The Spokane Indians tonight clouted 11 hits to defeat Yakima, 6-3, in the opener of a seven-game struggle for sixth place in the Western International League.
Yakima .......... 000 010 003—3 7 2
Spokane ........ 030 003 00x—6 11 2
Strait, Simon (7) and McConnell; Faria and Varrelman.

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