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Thursday, 9/28/1914
Tuesday 9/26/1914: Charley Hall dominates Philadelphia (A), gives up just one hit
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Chicago (A)'s right-hander Charley Hall is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking Philadelphia (A) on just one hit. It's his 4th shutout this season, and the 15th time he has done it in his career. 'I really like to play baseball, and I love the way I was able to play it today.' Hall (18-15) fanned 8 and walked 3, throwing 111 pitches. Chicago (A)'s second baseman Jay Kirke went 1 for 4. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Hall. The final score of the game was 1-0.
 
Monday 9/25/1914: Fletcher and Speaker win Player of the Week award
Art Fletcher from New York (A) wins his 1st Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the American League. Art went 11 for 20 (.550), while hitting 0 HR and collecting 7 RBI. He hit in every game this week and extended his hitting streak to 7 games. Fletcher has walked 32 times this year and posts a .293 OBP. While batting .250, 127 for 508, he has driven in 70 runs. The American League Player of the Week award goes to Tris Speaker, New York (A)'s starting rightfielder. Tris went 13 for 23 (.565), while hitting 0 HR and collecting 3 RBI. This year Speaker drove in 41 and scored 71 runs while batting .353 with one longball. He's 1st in the American League in batting!
 
Sunday 9/24/1914: Philadelphia (A)'s Walsh severely injured
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A) is without its ace Ed Walsh for at least 5 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Chief Wilson in a game against New York (A). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. After being taken to a local hospital, Walsh was examined by specialists. The diagnosis revealed the sad truth, a Ruptured Bicep Tendon. Opposing players hit .211 against Ed this season. While posting an ERA of 2.37 he went 17-9 in 35 starts, fanning 269 and walking 66 hitters. He has 22 complete games and one shutout.
 
Tuesday 9/19/1914: Cleveland's Cavet out for 6 weeks
CLEVELAND - Cleveland is without its lefty Pug Cavet for at least 6 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Dan Griner in a game against Boston (A). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Ruptured Bicep Tendon was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Opposing players hit .254 against Pug this season. While posting an ERA of 3.02 he went 7-6 in 15 starts, fanning 59 and walking 38 hitters. Pug has pitched 2 shutouts and 11 complete games.
 
Monday 9/18/1914: Cincinnati's Mamaux severely injured
CINCINNATI - When it rains, it pours. Cincinnati's right-hander Al Mamaux will not pitch for at least 4 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Philadelphia (N) where he left the field in the 8th inning. Ruptured Elbow Ligament was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Opposing players hit .260 against Al this season. While posting an ERA of 3.60 he went 9-16 in 27 starts, fanning 133 and walking 77 hitters. He has 19 complete games and 2 shutouts.
 
Monday 9/18/1914: Redding (WAS) and Robertson (BSN) win P.O.W. award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Washington's Dick Redding this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.50 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. Opposing players hit .194 against Dick this season. While posting an ERA of 2.28 he went 22-10 in 37 starts, fanning 369 and walking 43 hitters. He has 30 complete games and 5 shutouts. He's 4th in the American League in ERA and 5th in wins! Dick Robertson of Boston (N) wins his 1st Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.54 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Friday 9/15/1914: Nick Cullop out for 5-6 weeks
BOSTON (A) - Boston (A)'s pitcher Nick Cullop was part of a scary incident that saw the left-hander being hit by a line drive in the 8th inning of the game between Boston (A) and Detroit. Team trainers immediately rushed onto the field after the frightening scene. Cullop will miss about 5-6 weeks. Cullop was rushed to an hospital near the ballpark, where doctors took x-rays. Those revealed the serious injury, Broken Finger. Nick has a record of 24-8 this season, with an ERA of 2.35. In 321.1 Innings he was able to strike out 146 batters. He has 29 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 6th in the American League in ERA and 3rd in wins!
 
Monday 9/11/1914: Player of the Week honors go to Veach and Tincup
Bobby Veach from Detroit wins his 2nd Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the American League. He had an on base percentage of .583 and hit .524, while driving in 2 runs. The National League's best player of the week was Brooklyn's Ben Tincup, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. Ben went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 12 in 18 innings of work. A complete game added to his brilliant performance. Opposing players hit .281 against Ben this season. While posting an ERA of 4.14 he went 6-9 in 18 starts, fanning 88 and walking 61 hitters.
 
Monday 9/4/1914: Ferguson (DET) and Smith (BRO) win P.O.W. award
The American League's best player of the week was Detroit's George Ferguson, who wins the award for the 2nd time in his career. George went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.59, while fanning 8 in 17 innings of work. A complete game added to his brilliant performance. In 36 starts this year George struck out 182 batters in 315.2 innings of work. His ERA is 3.31, his record 15-14. George has pitched one shutout and 25 complete games. The National League Player of the Week award goes to Red Smith, Brooklyn's starting third baseman. Red went 13 for 24 (.542), while hitting 0 HR and collecting 3 RBI. He has hit 3 homeruns while batting .272 this season. His 132 hits and 53 walks add up to a .343 on-base percentage.
 
Friday 9/1/1914: Boston (A)'s Jacobson earns Pitcher of the Month award
The best month of August in the American League certainly had Boston (A)'s left-hander Beany Jacobson, earning him the Pitcher of the Month award. He struck out 51 hitters in his 8 starts, putting together a record of 7-1 while pitching 51 innings. His ERA in August was 1.39. Beany pitched a shutout as well. This season Jacobson compiled an ERA of 2.27, going 21-9 in 36 starts. He fanned 246 while giving up 258 hits in 321 innings. Beany has pitched 4 shutouts and 30 complete games. He's 4th in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins! Christy Mathewson couldn't have pitched much better than he did in August, and the National League thought so as well, naming the right-hander Pitcher of the Month. He went 6-0 in August and finished the month with an ERA of 0.44. He struck out 70 in 62 innings. Christy pitched THREE complete game shutouts! Christy has a record of 23-5 this season, with an ERA of 1.66. In 303 Innings he was able to strike out 296 batters. He has 28 complete games and 7 shutouts. He's 1st in the National League in ERA and 4th in wins!
 
Friday 9/1/1914: Red hot Murray and Baker win Batter of the Month award
Red Murray of St. Louis (A) wins his 1st Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the American League. Red pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .353 with 1 and 21 RBI while slugging .588. Red is hitting .316 this year, with 94 hits in 297 at bats. He has driven in 44 runs, slugging .455. It's the 3rd time that the National League Batter of the Month award goes to Cincinnati's third baseman Frank Baker. Frank pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .376 with 2 and 19 RBI while slugging .527. This year Baker drove in 76 and scored 65 runs while batting .291 with 11 homeruns. He's 1st in the National League in RBIs and 1st in homeruns!
 
Monday 8/28/1914: Chicago (N)'s Fournier wins Player of the Week award
Charlie Becker of Cleveland wins his 2nd Player of the Week award for dominating American League's hitters the entire week. Charlie went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 9 in 18 innings of work. He pitched two shutouts! This season Becker compiled an ERA of 2.77, going 9-5 in 19 starts. He fanned 96 while giving up 143 hits in 166 innings. Charlie has pitched 3 shutouts and 13 complete games. Chicago (N)'s first baseman Jack Fournier had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. He hit .577 with 7 RBI and slugged .923 in 26 at bats. He got at least one hit each game this week and is on a 8 game hitting streak right now.
 
Saturday 8/26/1914: St. Louis (N) has no chance in a 2-hitter by Christy Mathewson
PITTSBURGH - Christy Mathewson had some fun again. St. Louis (N) hitters did not. Pittsburgh's right-hander gave up just 2 hits in his 6th shutout of the season. He now has 56 career shutouts in 627 games started. Mathewson (22-5) fanned 8 and walked 1, throwing 108 pitches. 'I'll have to give a lot of credit to my catcher. He put all the right fingers down today.' Pittsburgh's centerfielder Ping Bodie went 1 for 3, homering once, with 2 RBI. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Mathewson. Pittsburgh scored 5 runs on 8 hits.
 
Friday 8/25/1914: George Suggs shuts out Detroit on one hit
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A)'s right-hander George Suggs is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Detroit found out the hard way, getting just one hit. Suggs 5th shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 18th shutouts in his career. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Wally Mattick singled with no outs in the 6th inning. 'I really like to play baseball, and I love the way I was able to play it today.' Suggs (17-10) struck out 6 and issued 1 BB, throwing 65 of 105 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for Philadelphia (A) was second baseman Buck Herzog, he got 2 hits in 3 AB, and driving in 2 runs. Philadelphia (A) improved its record to 63-65, scoring 9 runs on 11 hits.
 
Wednesday 8/23/1914: Jim St.vrain pitches his 10th shutout of the season
NEW YORK (A) - Jim St.vrain took the mound and never left. And St. Louis (A) hitters couldn't touch him at all. New York (A)'s left-hander gave up just one hit in his 10th shutout of the season. He now has 53 career shutouts in 400 games started. With no outs in the 7th inning Jules Thomas singled to break up the no-hitter. St.vrain (23-7) struck out 8 and walked none, throwing 64 of 90 pitches for strikes. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' New York (A)'s rightfielder Bob Bescher collected 2 hits in 5 trips to the plate, scoring 2 runs and collecting 2 RBI. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of St.vrain. New York (A) scored 7 runs on 9 hits.
 
Monday 8/21/1914: Player of the Week honors go to St.vrain and Konetchy
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Jim St.vrain, one of New York (A)'s best starting pitchers. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He pitched two shutouts! Jim has a record of 22-7 this season, with an ERA of 1.62. In 273 Innings he was able to strike out 286 batters. He has 28 complete games and 9 shutouts. He's 1st in the American League in ERA and 1st in wins! Philadelphia (N)'s first baseman Ed Konetchy had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. In 24 at bats he hit .500 with 1 HR and 7 RBI.
 
Friday 8/18/1914: Harry Krause dominates Boston (N), gives up just 2 hits
NEW YORK (N) - Great days are rare. But not for New York (N)'s southpaw Harry Krause. Boston (N) found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 1st shutout this season, and the 20th time he has done it in his career. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Todd Allen singled with no outs in the 7th inning. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' Krause (19-9) fanned 5 and walked none, throwing 102 pitches. Al Scheer helped Krause at the plate, he finished with 1 hit in 3 AB. New York (N) improved its record to 71-50, scoring 2 runs on 3 hits.
 
Monday 8/14/1914: Ferguson (DET) and Leonard (SLN) win P.O.W. award
George Ferguson of Detroit wins his 1st Player of the Week award for dominating American League's hitters the entire week. Ferguson was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.06. Along the way he struck out 9 in 17 innings. A complete game added to his brilliant performance. It's the 1st time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to St. Louis (N)'s pitcher Dutch Leonard. Leonard was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.50. Along the way he struck out 9 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Monday 8/7/1914: Tommy Atkins NO-HITS Philadelphia (A)
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Chicago (A)'s left-hander Tommy Atkins is a really great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff while making history, blanking Philadelphia (A) on no hits. Atkins (13-11) struck out 6 and issued 2 BB, throwing 72 of 117 pitches for strikes. 'My catcher called a very good game. I have to give credit to him. He was the main reason I accomplished this feat.' Elmer Flick provided Chicago (A) with the offense Atkins needed as he went 1 for 1, hitting a homerun, with 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 4-0.
 
Monday 8/7/1914: Magee (DET) and Joss (NYG) win P.O.W. award
Lee Magee wins his 1st Player of the Week award. American League pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. Lee pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .458 with 0 HR and 5 RBI while slugging .750. New York (N)'s pitcher Addie Joss had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. Addie went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 9 in 18 innings of work. He pitched two shutouts! In 28 starts this year Addie struck out 168 batters in 248 innings of work. His ERA is 2.40, his record 20-6. He has 25 complete games and 7 shutouts. He's 7th in the National League in ERA and 3rd in wins!
 
Thursday 8/3/1914: Boston (A)'s Brown severely injured
BOSTON (A) - Boston (A)'s right-hander Boardwalk Brown suffered a severe injury on Thursday and will be out for at least 6-7 weeks. In the 7th of the game against New York (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. After being taken to a local hospital, Brown was examined by specialists. The diagnosis revealed the sad truth, a Pulled Rotator Cuff Muscle. Boardwalk has a record of 10-8 this season, with an ERA of 3.30. In 163.2 Innings he was able to strike out 59 batters. Boardwalk has pitched one shutout and 15 complete games.
 
Wednesday 8/2/1914: Chicago (N)'s Scott severely injured
CHICAGO (N) - When it rains, it pours. Chicago (N)'s ace Jim Scott will not pitch for at least 8-9 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Brooklyn where he left the field in the 4th inning. After being taken to a local hospital, Scott was examined by specialists. The diagnosis revealed the sad truth, a Bone Chips Shoulder. His ERA of 3.44 helped him to a 6-17 record this year. He struck out 126 and walked 61 in 227.2 innings.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1914: Pug Cavet out for 4-5 weeks
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's left-hander Pug Cavet suffered a severe injury on Tuesday and will be out for at least 4-5 weeks. In the 7th of the game against Philadelphia (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Cleveland wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Cavet had suffered a Spasms Back. Pug has a record of 6-5 this season, with an ERA of 3.26. In 110.1 Innings he was able to strike out 56 batters. He has 10 complete games and 2 shutouts.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1914: Boston (A)'s Brown earns Pitcher of the Month award
Boardwalk Brown couldn't have pitched much better than he did in July, and the American League thought so as well, naming the right-hander Pitcher of the Month. His record of 3-1 in 4 was among the leagues best this month. In 31 innings of work he allowed just 28 hits while striking out 9, compiling an ERA of just 1.16. Boardwalk pitched a shutout as well. In 19 starts this year Boardwalk struck out 56 batters in 157 innings of work. His ERA is 3.38, his record 10-8. Boardwalk has pitched one shutout and 15 complete games. Philadelphia (N)'s Chief Bender had a terrific July, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the month award. He struck out 26 hitters in his 4 starts, putting together a record of 3-1 while pitching 26 innings. His ERA in July was 0.50. Chief got two complete game shutouts as well! In 22 starts this year Chief struck out 126 batters in 193 innings of work. His ERA is 2.84, his record 12-7. Chief has pitched 4 shutouts and 18 complete games.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1914: Batter of the Month award winners announced
Ty Cobb of Boston (A) wins his 14th Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the American League. Ty pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .408 with 0 and 16 RBI while slugging .571. This year Cobb drove in 50 and scored 64 runs while batting .369 with 4 bombs. He's 1st in the American League in batting, 8th in homeruns and 7th in RBI! The National League Batter of the Month award goes to Irish Meusel, Brooklyn's starting leftfielder. Meusel helped his team with an average of .382 and 19 RBI in 89 at bats. Irish is hitting .281 this year, with 108 hits in 385 at bats. He has driven in 58 runs, slugging .408.
 
Monday 7/31/1914: Lumley (PHA) and Johnson (PHI) win P.O.W. award
The American League's best player of the week was Philadelphia (A)'s Harry Lumley, who wins the award for the 2nd time in his career. He hit .462 with 5 RBI and slugged .692 in 26 at bats. Lumley has hit 3 longballs this year while batting .312. He adds 24 doubles, along with 48 runs scored. Philadelphia (N)'s pitcher Walter Johnson had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He pitched two shutouts! This season Johnson compiled an ERA of 1.72, going 21-6 in 30 starts. He fanned 285 while giving up 204 hits in 262 innings. He has 25 complete games and 7 shutouts. He's 3rd in the National League in ERA and 1st in wins!
 
Saturday 7/29/1914: Brooklyn's Witherup out for 5 weeks
BROOKLYN - When it rains, it pours. Brooklyn's ace Roy Witherup will not pitch for at least 5 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Pittsburgh where he left the field in the 1st inning. Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Roy has a record of 15-12 this season, with an ERA of 2.91. In 253.1 Innings he was able to strike out 247 batters. Roy has pitched 4 shutouts and 26 complete games. He's 6th in the National League in wins!
 
Saturday 7/29/1914: Walter Johnson turns in great performance against Chicago (N)
CHICAGO (N) - Great days are rare. But not for Philadelphia (N)'s right-hander Walter Johnson. Chicago (N) found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 7th shutout this season, and the 31st time he has done it in his career. With no outs in the 6th inning Tom Downey singled to break up the no-hitter. 'My catcher called a very good game. I have to give credit to him.' Johnson (21-6) fanned 9 and walked 1, throwing 114 pitches. Hurley Mcnair helped Johnson at the plate, he finished with 2 hits in 4 AB. Philadelphia (N) improved its record to 63-41, scoring 4 runs on 7 hits.
 
Tuesday 7/25/1914: Glenn Liebhardt dominates Pittsburgh, gives up just 2 hits
PITTSBURGH - St. Louis (N)'s right-hander Glenn Liebhardt is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Pittsburgh found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Liebhardt 3rd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 22nd shutouts in his career. 'I didn't feel that I had good stuff while warming up. But it got better the more I threw the ball. I guess I was lucky.' Liebhardt (15-9) fanned 7 and walked 1, throwing 120 pitches. Walton Cruise helped Liebhardt at the plate, he went 3 for 5. The final score of the game was 7-0.
 
Tuesday 7/25/1914: Walter Johnson shuts out New York (N) on 2 hits
PHILADELPHIA (N) - Philadelphia (N)'s right-hander Walter Johnson is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking New York (N) on just 2 hits. It's his 6th shutout this season, and the 30th time he has done it in his career. Johnson (20-6) struck out an astounding 13 and walked 2, throwing 73 of 111 pitches for strikes. 'Today I just felt fine. I had a good feeling while warming up.' Ed Konetchy provided Philadelphia (N) with the offense Johnson needed as he finished 1 for 3, and collecting 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 5-0.
 
Monday 7/24/1914: Smith and Mathewson win Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Sherry Smith, one of Washington's best starting pitchers. Smith was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00. Along the way he struck out 9 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. Sherry has a record of 4-3 this season, with an ERA of 2.33. In 58 Innings he was able to strike out 26 batters. Sherry has pitched one shutout and 6 complete games. The National League's best player of the week was Pittsburgh's Christy Mathewson, who wins the award for the 18th time in his career. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. Christy has a record of 15-5 this season, with an ERA of 1.90. In 223 Innings he was able to strike out 211 batters. He has 20 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 4th in the National League in ERA and 5th in wins!
 
Sunday 7/23/1914: Chicago (A)'s Hall severely injured
CHICAGO (A) - When it rains, it pours. Chicago (A)'s right-hander Charley Hall will not pitch for at least 5 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Philadelphia (A) where he left the field in the 6th inning. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Torn Bicep Muscle which will require surgery. Charley has a record of 14-11 this season, with an ERA of 2.48. In 243.1 Innings he was able to strike out 184 batters. Charley has pitched 3 shutouts and 24 complete games. He's 7th in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins!
 
Friday 7/21/1914: Walter Johnson turns in great performance against Boston (N)
BOSTON (N) - Walter Johnson had some fun again. Boston (N) hitters did not. Philadelphia (N)'s right-hander gave up just 2 hits in his 5th shutout of the season. He now has 29 career shutouts in 302 games started. Johnson (19-6) was overpowering, fanning 10 while walking none, throwing 97 pitches. 'Hey, that's my job! Everytime I take the mound I give the best I can. And my best stuff was too much for them today.' The hitting star for Philadelphia (N) was third baseman Lee Tannehill, he collected 2 hits in 4 trips to the plate, stroking a double, with 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 2-0.
 
Wednesday 7/19/1914: Bill Lelivelt (BSN) will miss 5-6 weeks
BOSTON (N) - Boston (N) is without its right-hander Bill Lelivelt for at least 5-6 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Spot Poles in a game against Pittsburgh. His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Lelivelt was rushed to an hospital near the ballpark, where doctors took x-rays. Those revealed the serious injury, Torn Tricep Muscle. Bill has a record of 8-11 this season, with an ERA of 3.92. In 202 Innings he was able to strike out 72 batters.
 
Monday 7/17/1914: Cleveland's Saier wins Player of the Week award
It's the 1st time that the American League Player of the Week award goes to Cleveland's first baseman Vic Saier. He hit .440 with 6 RBI and slugged .760 in 25 at bats. George Shively from New York (N) wins his 1st Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the National League. George pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .560 with 0 HR and 7 RBI while slugging .760.
 
Saturday 7/15/1914: George Suggs turns in great performance against New York (A)
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A)'s right-hander George Suggs is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking New York (A) on just one hit. It's his 4th shutout this season, and the 17th time he has done it in his career. 'Hey, that's my job! Everytime I take the mound I give the best I can. And my best stuff was too much for them today.' Suggs (13-4) struck out 4 and issued 1 BB, throwing 63 of 94 pitches for strikes. Benny Kauff helped Suggs at the plate, he finished 2 for 3. Philadelphia (A) improved its record to 41-51, scoring 1 run on 7 hits.
 
Monday 7/10/1914: Cincinnati has no chance in a 1-hitter by Elmer Knetzer
CINCINNATI - It was a great day for Brooklyn's right-hander Elmer Knetzer. The 28-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 1-hitter, against Cincinnati on Monday. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Paul Sentell singled with no outs in the 8th inning. Knetzer (4-6) fanned 6 and walked none, throwing 100 pitches. 'Today I just felt fine. I had a good feeling while warming up.' Fred Luderus helped Knetzer at the plate, he got 2 hits in 5 AB, blasting a homerun, doubling once, and collecting 3 RBI. Brooklyn scored 8 runs on 16 hits.
 
Monday 7/10/1914: Player of the Week honors go to St.vrain and Witherup
New York (A)'s pitcher Jim St.vrain had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.50 while going 2-0. He was able to complete both starts of the week. The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to Brooklyn's Roy Witherup this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Witherup was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 2.00. Along the way he struck out 11 in 18 innings. He was able to complete both starts of the week. This season Witherup compiled an ERA of 3.20, going 12-12 in 25 starts. He fanned 216 while giving up 192 hits in 216.2 innings. Roy has pitched 4 shutouts and 23 complete games. He's 7th in the National League in wins!
 
Saturday 7/8/1914: Mal Eason fires 2-hitter against Boston (N)
CHICAGO (N) - Chicago (N)'s right-hander Mal Eason is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Boston (N) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Eason 2nd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 32nd shutouts in his career. 'I had a good grip on the ball today and I was able to put it where I wanted. That kept them out of balance.' Eason (9-6) fanned 5 and walked 1, throwing 121 pitches. Chicago (N)'s centerfielder Sam Bennett went 1 for 4. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Eason. Chicago (N) improved its record to 43-42, scoring 3 runs on 5 hits.
 
Friday 7/7/1914: St. Louis (N)'s Johnson out for 9-10 weeks
ST. LOUIS (N) - St. Louis (N)'s pitcher Chief Johnson was part of a scary incident that saw the right-hander being hit by a line drive in the 4th inning of the game between St. Louis (N) and New York (N). Team trainers immediately rushed onto the field after the frightening scene. Johnson will miss about 9-10 weeks. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Fractured Skull. Surgery will be performed next week. His ERA of 3.49 helped him to a 12-3 record this year. He struck out 77 and walked 35 in 154.2 innings. Chief has pitched one shutout and 13 complete games. He's 7th in the National League in wins!
 
Monday 7/3/1914: Oldring and Barbour win Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to New York (A)'s Rube Oldring this time, as the first baseman displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. In 16 at bats he hit .438 with 0 HR and 7 RBI. Jess Jess He has hit one homerun while batting .313 this season. His 94 hits and 13 walks add up to a .339 on-base percentage. He's 6th in the National League in batting!
 
Saturday 7/1/1914: Pitcher of the Month award winners announced
Winner of this months American League Pitcher of the Month award is Washington's Dick Redding. He went 5-0 in June and finished the month with an ERA of 1.97. He struck out 75 in 64 innings. Dick fired two shutouts! This season Redding compiled an ERA of 2.68, going 11-6 in 21 starts. He fanned 212 while giving up 148 hits in 185 innings. He has 17 complete games and 2 shutouts. He's 8th in the American League in ERA and 6th in wins! Philadelphia (N)'s Chief Bender had a terrific June, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the month award. His ERA of just 1.25 helped him to a 3-0 record in June. He worked 36 innings, striking out 22 hitters while walking 5. Chief also fired a shutout. In 18 starts this year Chief struck out 100 batters in 157 innings of work. His ERA is 3.38, his record 9-6. He has 14 complete games and 2 shutouts.
 
Saturday 7/1/1914: Batter of the Month award winners announced
Terry Turner of Chicago (A) wins his 2nd Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the American League. Terry went 40 for 95 (.421), while hitting 1 HR and collecting 14 RBI. His season features a batting average of .337 (97 hits in 288 AB), 12 doubles, 7 triples and 2 bombs. Turner collected 37 RBI and 37 runs as well. He's 4th in the American League in batting! Fred Luderus of Brooklyn wins his 1st Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the National League. Fred was on fire, hitting .370 with 1 homeruns and 11 RBI. His season features a batting average of .358 (105 hits in 293 AB), 22 doubles, 7 triples and 3 homeruns. Luderus collected 38 RBI and 38 runs as well. He's 2nd in the National League in batting, 6th in homeruns and 7th in RBI!
 
Friday 6/30/1914: Pete Alexander dominates Philadelphia (A), gives up just 2 hits
ST. LOUIS (A) - St. Louis (A)'s right-hander Pete Alexander is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Philadelphia (A) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Alexander 4th shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 8th shutouts in his career. With one out in the 5th inning Boss Schmidt doubled to break up the no-hitter. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' Alexander (13-0) fanned 7 and walked none, throwing 119 pitches. The hitting star for St. Louis (A) was third baseman Mike Mowrey, he stroked 3 hits in 3 AB, hitting THREE doubles. St. Louis (A) scored 1 run on 5 hits.
 
Thursday 6/29/1914: New York (A)'s Bescher severely injured
NEW YORK (A) - New York (A)'s leftfielder Bob Bescher hurt himself in the 8th inning while diving for a batted ball. He got up slowly and had to leave the game. Bob Bescher will miss at least 9-10 weeks. Broken Ribs was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. While compiling an on base percentage of .360, Bob hit .270 and slugged .351. He has collected 19 runs batted in this year.
 
Monday 6/26/1914: Philadelphia (N)'s Johnson wins Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Dick Redding, one of Washington's best starting pitchers. Dick went 2-0 with an ERA of 2.50, while fanning 22 in 18 innings of work. He was able to complete both starts of the week. It's the 7th time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Philadelphia (N)'s pitcher Walter Johnson. Johnson was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00. Along the way he struck out 19 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Monday 6/19/1914: Bartley and Joss win Player of the Week award
Bill Bartley of Chicago (A) wins his 8th Player of the Week award for dominating American League's hitters the entire week. Bartley was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50. Along the way he struck out 16 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. In 18 starts this year Bill struck out 127 batters in 151 innings of work. His ERA is 2.86, his record 11-5. Bill has pitched 2 shutouts and 10 complete games. He's 3rd in the American League in wins! New York (N)'s pitcher Addie Joss had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. Joss was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 14 in 18 innings. He pitched two shutouts! In 18 starts this year Addie struck out 105 batters in 161 innings of work. His ERA is 2.46, his record 12-5. He has 17 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 6th in the National League in ERA and 2nd in wins!
 
Saturday 6/17/1914: Addie Joss quiets Chicago (N) bats with shutout
CHICAGO (N) - New York (N)'s right-hander Addie Joss is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking Chicago (N) on just 2 hits. It's his 4th shutout this season, and the 51st time he has done it in his career. 'Wow, what a nice day. I guess I had a good breakfast today.' Joss (12-5) struck out 3 and issued 2 BB, throwing 61 of 109 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for New York (N) was catcher Les Nunamaker, he stroked 2 hits in 4 AB, hitting a double, with 3 RBI. New York (N) scored 4 runs on 8 hits.
 
Monday 6/12/1914: Ray Caldwell (CLE) will miss 5-6 weeks
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's right-hander Ray Caldwell suffered a severe injury on Monday and will be out for at least 5-6 weeks. In the 8th of the game against St. Louis (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Cleveland wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Caldwell had suffered a Pulled Bicep Muscle. This season Caldwell compiled an ERA of 3.63, going 4-6 in 16 starts. He fanned 55 while giving up 133 hits in 129 innings.
 
Monday 6/12/1914: Player of the Week honors go to Redding and Evans
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Washington's Dick Redding this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Dick went 2-0 with an ERA of 2.00, while fanning 24 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. Opposing players hit .216 against Dick this season. While posting an ERA of 2.74 he went 9-6 in 17 starts, fanning 172 and walking 18 hitters. Dick has pitched 2 shutouts and 15 complete games. He's 10th in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins! The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to Boston (N)'s Steve Evans this time, as the leftfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. In 24 at bats he hit .500 with 0 HR and 5 RBI. Steve has gone 74 for 220 (.336) this season, hitting 2 bombs and driving in 36 runs. He has scored 31 runs on his own. He's 4th in the National League in batting and 3rd in RBI!
 
Monday 6/5/1914: Philadelphia (A)'s Suggs wins Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to George Suggs, one of Philadelphia (A)'s best starting pitchers. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.50 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. In 8 starts this year George struck out 46 batters in 70.1 innings of work. His ERA is 2.43, his record 7-1. He has 7 complete games and 2 shutouts. It's the 5th time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Cincinnati's third baseman Frank Baker. Frank went 13 for 27 (.481), while hitting 1 HR and collecting 9 RBI. He hit in every game this week and extended his hitting streak to 8 games.
 
Thursday 6/1/1914: Cincinnati's Bush named Pitcher of the Month
's Jim St.vrain had a terrific May, and it earned him the American League Pitcher of the month award. He went 6-1 in May and finished the month with an ERA of 0.59. He struck out 67 in 61 innings. Opposing players hit .172 against Jim this season. While posting an ERA of 1.40 he went 10-4 in 14 starts, fanning 128 and walking 9 hitters. He has 13 complete games and 5 shutouts. He's 1st in the American League in ERA and 2nd in wins! Cincinnati's pitcher Joe Bush is the National League winner of the Pitcher of the Month award in May. He went 5-2 in May and finished the month with an ERA of 1.03. He struck out 30 in 61 innings. Joe got two complete game shutouts as well! Joe has a record of 8-4 this season, with an ERA of 2.31. In 117 Innings he was able to strike out 61 batters. Joe has pitched 2 shutouts and 11 complete games. He's 8th in the National League in ERA and 6th in wins!
 
Thursday 6/1/1914: Boston (A)'s Cobb earns Batter of the Month award
Ty Cobb of Boston (A) wins his 13th Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the American League. Ty went 42 for 108 (.389), while hitting 2 HR and collecting 19 RBI. Cobb has walked 13 times this year and posts a .419 OBP. While batting .385, 85 for 221, he has driven in 27 runs. He's 1st in the American League in batting and 6th in RBI! The National League's best player of the month was Brooklyn's Jack Hannifin, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. He hit .408 with 18 RBI and slugged .573 in 103 at bats. Hannifin has hit for a .384 average this season. He has 16 extra base hits along with 108 total bases, resulting in a .512 slugging percentage. He's 1st in the National League in batting, 1st in homeruns and 5th in RBI!
 
Monday 5/29/1914: Player of the Week honors go to Waddell and Zwilling
New York (A)'s pitcher Rube Waddell had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. Opposing players hit .197 against Rube this season. While posting an ERA of 2.16 he went 6-5 in 14 starts, fanning 115 and walking 34 hitters. He has 10 complete games and 2 shutouts. He's 5th in the American League in ERA and 10th in wins! The National League Player of the Week award goes to Dutch Zwilling, Chicago (N)'s starting centerfielder. Zwilling helped his team with an average of .500 and 5 RBI in 22 at bats. He hit in every game this week and extended his hitting streak to 7 games. His season numbers are: .321 AVG, 63 hits, 13 doubles, 3 triples and no bombs, along with 19 RBI and 30 runs scored. He's 7th in the National League in batting!
 
Saturday 5/27/1914: Phil Douglas NO-HITS Brooklyn
BOSTON (N) - Phil Douglas had his best stuff going, and Brooklyn hitters were chanceless. Boston (N)'s right-hander fired a NO-NO, his 1st shutout of the season. Douglas (1-0) struck out 5 and walked 2, throwing 60 of 98 pitches for strikes. 'Wow, what a nice day. I guess I had a good breakfast today. That's a dream coming true for me!' Boston (N)'s leftfielder Burt Shotton finished with 3 hits in 4 AB, doubling once, scoring two runs. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Douglas. Boston (N) scored 6 runs on 9 hits.
 
Monday 5/22/1914: Boston (A)'s Russell wins Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Boston (A)'s Reb Russell this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Reb went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.50, while fanning 8 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. His ERA of 2.53 helped him to a 7-3 record this year. He struck out 35 and walked 24 in 96 innings. Reb has pitched 2 shutouts and 8 complete games. He's 10th in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins! It's the 9th time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Philadelphia (N)'s pitcher Chief Bender. Chief went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 16 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. This season Bender compiled an ERA of 4.15, going 6-5 in 12 starts. He fanned 72 while giving up 123 hits in 104 innings. He has 10 complete games and one shutout. He's 9th in the National League in wins!
 
Friday 5/19/1914: Reb Russell turns in great performance against Detroit
DETROIT - Great days are rare. But not for Boston (A)'s lefty Reb Russell. Detroit found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 2nd shutout this season, and the 3rd time he has done it in his career. Russell (7-3) fanned none and walked 2, throwing 117 pitches. 'Giving my team a chance to win is the most important thing for me. I was able to do it today.' Boston (A)'s leftfielder Hy Myers went 4 for 5, doubling twice, scoring three runs. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Russell. The final score of the game was 9-0.
 
Monday 5/15/1914: Cincinnati's Bush wins Player of the Week award
Boston (A)'s centerfielder Ty Cobb had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. Ty was on fire, hitting .483 with 0 HR and 7 RBI. He hit in every game this week and extended his hitting streak to 11 games. The National League Player of the Week award goes to Joe Bush, one of Cincinnati's best starting pitchers. Joe went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 11 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. His ERA of 2.74 helped him to a 5-3 record this year. He struck out 47 and walked 32 in 82 innings. He has 7 complete games and one shutout.
 
Sunday 5/14/1914: St. Louis (N)'s Mcquillan out for 6-7 weeks
ST. LOUIS (N) - St. Louis (N)'s pitcher George Mcquillan was part of a scary incident that saw the right-hander being hit by a line drive in the 5th inning of the game between St. Louis (N) and Boston (N). Team trainers immediately rushed onto the field after the frightening scene. Mcquillan will miss about 6-7 weeks. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Broken Cheekbone. Surgery will be performed next week. George has a record of 5-3 this season, with an ERA of 2.89. In 71.2 Innings he was able to strike out 40 batters. George has pitched 2 shutouts and 5 complete games.
 
Thursday 5/11/1914: Eddie Quick out for 4 weeks
ST. LOUIS (N) - When it rains, it pours. St. Louis (N)'s right-hander Eddie Quick will not pitch for at least 4 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Chicago (N) where he left the field in the 2nd inning. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Inflamed Bicep Tendon which will require surgery. This season Quick compiled an ERA of 3.73, going 2-4 in 8 starts. He fanned 33 while giving up 72 hits in 62.2 innings.
 
Wednesday 5/10/1914: Brooklyn's Fisher out for 5-6 weeks
BROOKLYN - Brooklyn is without its right-hander Ray Fisher for at least 5-6 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Al Burch in a game against New York (N). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Brooklyn wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Fisher had suffered a Strained Rotator Cuff Muscle. In 10 starts this year Ray struck out 46 batters in 81 innings of work. His ERA is 4.11, his record 2-7. Ray has pitched one shutout and 6 complete games.
 
Wednesday 5/10/1914: Ed Walsh out for 5 weeks
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A) is without its ace Ed Walsh for at least 5 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Bill Bartley in a game against Chicago (A). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Philadelphia (A) wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Walsh had suffered a Ruptured Elbow Ligament. This season Walsh compiled an ERA of 2.07, going 5-2 in 10 starts. He fanned 81 while giving up 57 hits in 87 innings. Ed has pitched one shutout and 7 complete games. He's 5th in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins!
 
Monday 5/8/1914: Brooklyn's Jones out for 6 weeks
BROOKLYN - Brooklyn's right-hander Oscar Jones suffered a severe injury on Monday and will be out for at least 6 weeks. In the 3rd of the game against Philadelphia (N) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. After being examined by several specialists the diagnosis is clear: Strained Tricep Muscle. Opposing players hit .292 against Oscar this season. While posting an ERA of 3.79 he went 4-2 in 9 starts, fanning 30 and walking 12 hitters.
 
Monday 5/8/1914: St.vrain (NYA) and Liebhardt (SLN) win P.O.W. award
New York (A)'s pitcher Jim St.vrain had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He pitched two shutouts! The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to St. Louis (N)'s Glenn Liebhardt this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Glenn went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 8 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Saturday 5/6/1914: Jim St.vrain shuts out Washington on 2 hits
NEW YORK (A) - Great days are rare. But not for New York (A)'s left-hander Jim St.vrain. Washington found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 3rd shutout this season, and the 46th time he has done it in his career. St.vrain (6-3) was overpowering, fanning 10 while walking 1, throwing 115 pitches. 'I felt early that I was on top of my game. Fortunately I was able to keep that feeling the entire game.' Art Fletcher provided New York (A) with the offense St.vrain needed as he went 2 for 3. New York (A) improved its record to 17-17, scoring 3 runs on 6 hits.
 
Thursday 5/4/1914: Tommy Atkins dominates St. Louis (A), gives up just 2 hits
CHICAGO (A) - Chicago (A)'s lefty Tommy Atkins is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. St. Louis (A) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Atkins 1st shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 15th shutouts in his career. Atkins (3-2) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 8. 'Wow, what a nice day. I guess I had a good breakfast today.' The hitting star for Chicago (A) was leftfielder Zack Wheat, he went 3 for 3, doubling once, scoring two runs. Chicago (A) improved its record to 19-13, scoring 6 runs on 11 hits.
 
Monday 5/1/1914: Karger (DET) and Puttmann (PIT) win monthly pitcher award
It's the 2nd time that the American League Pitcher of the Month award goes to Detroit's pitcher Ed Karger. He had an ERA of just 1.54 in 70 innings of work in which he struck out 48 hitters. His record in April is 6-1. Ed fired THREE shutouts! Winner of this months National League Pitcher of the Month award is Pittsburgh's Ambrose Puttmann. He went 5-1 in April and finished the month with an ERA of 1.18. He struck out 32 in 61 innings. Ambrose got two complete game shutouts as well!
 
Monday 5/1/1914: Heilmann (WAS) and Cree (SLN) win monthly award
It's the 1st time that the American League Batter of the Month award goes to Washington's first baseman Harry Heilmann. Harry went 40 for 92 (.435), while hitting 4 HR and collecting 20 RBI. The Batter of the Month award in the National League goes to St. Louis (N)'s Birdie Cree this time, as the centerfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. Birdie was on fire, hitting .375 with 1 homeruns and 15 RBI.
 
Monday 5/1/1914: Pettus (PHA) and Danforth (NYG) win P.O.W. award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Philadelphia (A)'s William Pettus this time, as the first baseman displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. He had an on base percentage of .538 and hit .522, while driving in 10 runs. While compiling an on base percentage of .327, William hit .265 and slugged .398. He has collected 13 runs batted in this year. Dave Danforth of New York (N) wins his 1st Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. Danforth was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00. Along the way he struck out 14 in 18 innings. He was able to complete both starts of the week.
 
Saturday 4/29/1914: Charley Hall shuts out Cleveland on 2 hits
CLEVELAND - Great days are rare. But not for Chicago (A)'s right-hander Charley Hall. Cleveland found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 1st shutout this season, and the 12th time he has done it in his career. Hall (3-5) fanned 7 and walked 2, throwing 120 pitches. 'My catcher called a very good game. I have to give credit to him.' Jay Kirke provided Chicago (A) with the offense Hall needed as he finished 2 for 4, hitting a double, and driving in 2 runs. Chicago (A) scored 3 runs on 9 hits.
 
Tuesday 4/25/1914: Cincinnati's Maddox out for 5 weeks
CINCINNATI - Cincinnati is without its ace Nick Maddox for at least 5 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Jimmy Sheckard in a game against Boston (N). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Bone Chips Shoulder which will require surgery. His ERA of 3.13 helped him to a 3-3 record this year. He struck out 25 and walked 14 in 54.2 innings. He's 7th in the National League in wins! He's 5th in the National League in saves!
 
Monday 4/24/1914: Karger and Johnson win Player of the Week award
Ed Karger of Detroit wins his 1st Player of the Week award for dominating American League's hitters the entire week. Karger was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.06. Along the way he struck out 16 in 17 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to Philadelphia (N)'s Walter Johnson this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.50 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Monday 4/17/1914: Heilmann (WAS) and Mathewson (PIT) win P.O.W. award
It's the 1st time that the American League Player of the Week award goes to Washington's first baseman Harry Heilmann. In 25 at bats he hit .560 with 2 HR and 6 RBI. Heilmann has hit for a .469 average this season. He has 16 extra base hits along with 49 total bases, resulting in a 1.000 slugging percentage. He's 1st in the American League in batting, 1st in homeruns and 1st in RBI! The National League's best player of the week was Pittsburgh's Christy Mathewson, who wins the award for the 17th time in his career. Mathewson was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 11 in 18 innings. He pitched two shutouts!
 
Saturday 4/15/1914: Jim St.vrain pitches his 1st shutout of the season
NEW YORK (A) - New York (A)'s left-hander Jim St.vrain is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Washington found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. St.vrain 1st shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 44th shutouts in his career. St.vrain (2-2) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 6. 'I didn't feel that I had good stuff while warming up. But it got better the more I threw the ball. I guess I was lucky.' Art Fletcher helped St.vrain at the plate, he stroked 1 hit in 4 AB, and collecting 3 RBI. New York (A) scored 6 runs on 10 hits.
 
Monday 4/10/1914: Griner and Jones win Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Boston (A)'s Dan Griner this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Griner was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 3.00. Along the way he struck out 4 in 18 innings. He was able to complete both starts of the week. Davy Jones wins his 1st Player of the Week award. National League pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. He hit .583 with 2 RBI and slugged .625 in 24 at bats. Davy is hitting .441 this year, with 15 hits in 34 at bats. He has driven in 4 runs, slugging .500. He's 1st in the National League in batting!
 
Sunday 4/2/1914: Washington's Smith out for 5 weeks
WASHINGTON - Washington's left-hander Sherry Smith suffered a severe injury on Sunday and will be out for at least 5 weeks. In the 6th of the game against Chicago (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Washington wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Smith had suffered a Strained Rotator Cuff Muscle.
 

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