Tacoma ... 004 220 102—11 16 4
Yakima ... 420 002 001— 9 9 3
Greenlaw, Chetkovich (6) and Kuper; Brysch, Strait (4), Knudson (9) and Kerr.
WENATCHEE, April 30 - Lee Mohr's double that drove in two runs in the eighth innning brought the Vacouver Capilanos from behind to defeat the Wenatchee Chiefs, 5-4, and sweep their Western International League series that closed here tonight.
Len Tran homered with a man on base to give Vancouver an early lead, but the Chiefs tied it with single runs in the first and second and went ahead when pitcher Bob Frost homered with none on in the fourth.
Vancouver .... 200 000 130—5 14 1
Wenatchee .... 110 100 100—4 8 3
Hall, Snyder (8) and Stumpf; Frost and Sady.
SPOKANE, April 30 - The Spokane Indians tightened their grip on first place in the Western International League, defeating Bremerton 5 to 3, despite the five-hit pitching of Bremerton's Hub Kittle.
A two-run surge in the eighth inning broke a tie and gave Spokane its second straight victory over the Bluejackers in the current three-game series.
The Indians remain a half-game ahead of second place Vancouver.
Bremerton .... 100 002 000—3 7 4
Spokane ...... 000 111 02x—5 5 1
Kittle and Ronning; Stevenson and Bufflap.
A's Rally to Even Series With Salem
SALEM, April 30 - Victoria's Athletics evened up their current series with the Salem Senators at one game each here tonight at they trimmed the Solons, 9-4, in a Western International League clash.
The A's clinched the contest with seven runs in the last three innings after left Wandel Mosser, just down from Portland, began to tire. Mosser had permitted the winners but two rallies in the initial six frames - those coming in the first one a two-run bloop double by Babe Jensen. But two of the Vics' runs were earned as the Solons committed six errors, most of them during the visitors' late splurg.
Salem tallied thrice in the third on two walks and hits by Krug and Mosser. They got their final counter in the seventh via a double by Krug and a single by Lou Kubiak. Dick Mitchell went the route for the A's, giving up seven blows.
Victoria .... 200 000 331-9 8 1
Salem ....... 003 000 100—4 7 8
Mitchell and Mastro; Mosser, O’Boyle (8) and Beard.
Salem Senators Get Two Portland Players
SALEM – Acquisition of two players from the parent Portland Beavers club Tuesday prompted Salem Senators General Manager George Emigh to announce the conditional release of outfielder Frank Lucchesi and pitcher Paul Soderberg from the Western International League club here.
Emigh reported the Portland Beavers had options outfielder Hal Summers and pitcher Wandall Mossor to the Senators.
“This is the help we have been trying to get for the Senators since the start of the season,” Emigh said in commenting on the option of the two Beaver players.
- Thursday, May 1, 1946