Scarborough Shuts Out Sox On Four Hits to Win, 1 to 0, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-16


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Scarborough Shuts Out Sox On Four Hits to Win, 1 to 0 By the United Press Ray Scarborough broke a six-game Boston losing streak yesterday, shutting out the Chicago White Sox on four hits for a •1 to 0 decision before 3,440 fans. The Red Sox collected only three hits off Ken Holcombe, who worked eight innings, and Bill Kennedy, but a walk, a stolen base, an error and a single scored the winning run. Rookie Faye Throneberry walked in the fourth, stole second and reached third when catcher Phil Masis wild throw went into center field for an error. Rookie Ted Lepcio singled to drive him home with the only score. Both of the other Boston hits were doubles, by Clyde Vollmer and Billy Goodman. Al Zarilla collected two doubles for the White Sox while Eddie Robinson and Ed Stewart singled for the other Chicago safeties. It was Scarboroughs first win of the year against one defeat. The former White Sox righthander walked only one man, in the ninth inning, and hit one in the eighth. He struck out two. Holcombe suffered his third defeat of the l season against no victories. He walked five batters, all in the iirst five innings, and struck out two, both in the eighth. He would have been in more serious trouble but for three Chicago double plays in the first five innings. It was the fourth time the White Sox had been shut out this season, while scoring four shutouts themselves.

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