White Sox Edge Boston, 4-2; End Six-Game Losing Streak, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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White Sox Edge Boston 42 End SixGame Losing Streak StreakBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 8 UP Solemn Saul Rogovin shook off a brief case of first inning jitters today to pitch Chicago to a 42 victory over Boston and end a streak that had seen the White Sox lose six straight games gamesDespite Despite the loss Boston clung to first place over Cleveland by 18 percentage points as they left here on their first western swing swingTrailing Trailing by one run for three innings the White Sox scored twice in the fourth when Ed Robinson singled and scored on a triple by exRed Sox Sam Mele who in turn came home on a single by former Bostonian Phil Masi MasiWith With that encouragement Rogovin al ¬ lowed only two more Boston hits while striking out six batters including the first two to face him in the ninth ninthHe He was given additional support in the seventh when Nelson Fox reached first on an error and Ed Stewart smashed out his third home run of the year to give Chicago two additional runs The Red Sox im ¬ portant at bat after taking two games from the White Sox by lopsided scores attempted a brief ninthinning rally but it produced only one run runWith With two out in the ninth Ted Lepcjo walked and scored from first when pinch hitter Don Lenhardt singled off the left field wall But Rogovin halted the uprising by striking out pinchhitter Walt Dropo DropoRay Ray Scarborough the losing pitcher was shaky throughout the seven innings he worked giving up all eight hits and four runs Rookie Ivan Delock called in for relief in the eighth with two men on base turned back the next three batters Rookie Jim Atkins finished the game gameThe The score by innings inningsR R H E EChicago Chicago 000 200 200 4 8 1 1Boston Boston 100 000 001 2 5 1 1E E Lepcio Carasquel RBI Vollmer Mele HR Stewart DP CarasquelFox LOB Chicago 7 Boston 7 SO Rogovin 6 Scarborough 2 W Rogovin 21 L Scarborough 01

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