Buddy a Buddy to Hedgecock
YAKIMA, July 23 — Buddy Hjelmaa batted in all five runs as the Vancouver Capilanos, after taking a 5-1 drubbing in the first game, rose to smack Yakima 5-3 in the afterpiece tonight.
Hjelmaa had three hits, including a three-run double that took former Capilano Jack Meister out of the game in the second inning, and a two-run single in the sixth off Fritz Romple.
Jim Hedgecock won his 11th game of the year and fourth straight, surrendering all the runs on only three hits.
In the seven-inning opener, Keith Simon allowed only five Vancouver hits, while batting in three runs. Bill Reese had an RBI double in the sixth inning for the Caps' only run, despite Simon issuing nine free passes.
Vancouver ...... 000 001 0—1 5 2
Yakima ........... 000 230 x—5 7 1
Manier, Jonas (5) and Brenner, Stumpf (6), Simon and Constantino.
Vancouver ...... 030 002 000—5 7 3
Yakima ........... 001 001 001—3 3 0
Hedgecock and Stumpf; Meister, Romple (4) and Constantino.
A's Pitchers Battered
YAKIMA, July 23 — Bill Werbowski held the Victoria Athletics to four hits while Yakima Stars launched a middle-inning assault in a 12-2 hammering tonight.
The Stars scored three of Jim Arnold in the fifth, then sent the sore-armed righthander to the showers in the sixth as they continued their assault.
Ray Fortier worked the last two innings as the winners added six more runs.
The Victoria club was charged with five errors and two passed balls by Vic Mastro.
Victoria .......... 010 000 010— 2 4 5
Spokane ........ 100 032 24x—12 12 3
Arnold, Fortier (6) and Mastro; Werbowski and O'Neill.
SALEM, July 23 — The Salem Senators trimmed the Bremerton Bluejackets 7-4 tonight with Ken Wyatt batting in two runs in the game-winning rally in the seventh to ensure himself of the win.
Bremerton ........ 100 002 100—4 9 2
Salem ................ 010 120 30x—7 12 3
Ahearn and Volpi; Wyatt and Beard.
WENATCHEE, July 23 — The Tacoma Tigers banged out 20 hits, including three home runs, a triple and four doubles to wallop the Wenatchee Chiefs, 17-1 tonight in a Western International League embarrassment.
Tacoma ............ 040 022 243—17 20 1
Wenatchee ....... 000 001 000— 1 7 3
Chetkovich and Kuper, Clifford (7); Rose, Condon (5) and Dalrymple.