Woop Scores Sixth Win for Athletics
TACOMA, May 27 - Successive doubles in the eighth inning by Leo Righetti and Bill Anake produced the tie-breaking rally as the Victoria Athletics defeated the Tacoma Tigers here tonight in the third game of their W.I.L. series.
Tacoma broke in front in the first frame when Dick Greco doubled home two runners, on board after getting bases on balls from Bill Woop to open the inning.
Single counters by the Athletics in the third, fourth and fifth gave them the lead, but a single by Guy Mitchell and a triple by Pete Tedeschi tied it again in the sixth.
Woop, who secored his sixth victory of the season against four losses, closed the door after that and won an Anske's hit.
Pat Patterson led the way for the winners, producing four singles in as many official trips and waliing once while Righetti contributed two doubles and a single.
Victoria ................ 001 110 010—4 13 1
Tacoma ................ 200 001 000—3 9 3
Woop and Anske; Greenlaw, Chetkovich (9) and Clifford, Kuper (9).
Tars Hold Off Caps
BREMERTON, May 27 - A ninth inning rally by the Vancouver Capilanos was nipped in the bud as the Bremerton Bluejackets handed them a fifth straight defeat in a 5-3 Western International League contest Tuesday night.
John Marshall opened the ninth having walked ten, but spacing four hits. But Bill Reese dropped Lee Mohr's pop-up and Buddy Hjelmaa followed with a stinging single. Frank Mullens forced Hjelmaa but Lou Estes socked his second single and Mohr scored.
Jim Estrada grounded out then Charlie Mead, who had already doubled in a run, drove a fast ball to deep centre. But Ed Murphy snared it with one hand against the wall just as the tying runs were trotting home.
Hooks DeVaurs had three singles for the winners.
Vancouver ............. 000 200 001—3 6 2
Bremerton ............. 020 200 01x—5 10 1
Hall, Snyder (8) and Stumpf; Marshall and Volpi.
Wenatchee .......... 110 003 050—10 13 1
Spokane ............. 000 300 000— 3 9 1
Vivaldi and Pesut; Stephenson, Zmitrivich (8), Samson (8) and DiMaria.
Yakima ............. 100 022 001—6 10 0
Salem ................ 000 000 020—2 7 4
Nowels and Phillips; Mossor and Beard.
Pete Jonas Signs With Vancouver Capilanos
SEATTLE, May 27 — Pete Jonas, stocky little right handed pitcher who was given his outright release by the Seattle Rainiers Sunday, signed Tuesday with Vancouver of the Western International League.
Edo Vanni, outfielder, given his release at the same time, has not signed yet with another team.