The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, September 16, 1992, Image 5

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Page 6 Texas A&M SPORTS The Battalion Wednesday, September 16,1992 Conroe Factory Outlet, Interstate 45, Exit League Line Road. (409) 856-8228. Mon.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 12-6. Discontinued/almost perfect sports and fitness stuff. little Caesars* CHEESE! steroid 2 PIZZAS LOADED WITH EXTRA CHEESE AND UP TO 3 TOPPINGS RSai FREE Crazy Bread MEDIUM PIZZAS 98 PLUS TAX WHERE APPLIABLE Limited time offer: participating locationsonly. no coupon necessary. Promotion expiration date may not match other coupon expiration dates. Free Crazy Bread offer is a four price order. LARGE PIZZAS $1198 PLUS TAX WHFRF {KABirM ■iPANr Delivery available on campus! I a32oz. ■ft drink $2.49 ptUQtax I valid with any other offer. One coupon per Orax'trBI8hfta-‘r medium pizza! Pizza! ■ or pan! pan | pepperoni, mushroom*, « green pepper, oitldp*, bam, I bacon, ground beef, Kalian asueage | 8 toppings for | W: ■ ■nilMai Hum BUY ONE J SANDWICH 1 GET ONE £RUL I I AGGIE CHOICE One for you.,. 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Canseco homered onto the left- field roof and Rafael Palmeiro and Dean Palmer also connected as the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Tuesday night. Canseco led off the ninth with a drive that was measured at 434 feet. His 26th home run of the sea son was his fourth in 11 games for Texas. "When he's healthy, he's just’ like Cecil (Fielder)/' Tony Phillips said. "That's all they want him to do. Jose, Cecil and Mark McGwire are in a league of their own." When he was a rookie with the Oakland Athletics, Canseco hit one even farther in Tiger Stadium. It was a line shot that landed well up in an aisle in the second-deck bleachers, to the right of the flag pole. The center-field fence is 440 feet from the plate in Detroit. "I've always considered this ballpark a good hitters' ballpark," Canseco said. "For one thing, it's not too deep. "But, for me, hitting the homer wasn't too exciting. What was ex citing was finally getting the bat on the ball. I mean, I was 0 for 2 with two strikeouts (and two walks) at that point. I wanted to say to the catcher, 'Can I make contact now, can I make contact now?"' Canseco was batting third in the Rangers' lineup, behind Palmeiro. "I tell Raffy to be aggressive," Canseco said. "I tell him not to take a ball on 2-0 count if he doesn't want to. I say, 'If you see a 2-0 pitch you like, crush it.'" Palmeiro, who has gone 10 for 20 in the last six games, broke a 3- all tie with an RBI single off Bill Gullickson (14-11) in the seventh. Palmeiro had three hits, including his 18th homer, and drove in three runs. "It's nice to be hitting ahead of Jose," Palmeiro said. "He's fun to watch." Dean Palmer hit his 25th homer, a solo shot, in the third in ning. Palmer doubled and scored on Jeff Frye's double in the eighth. Travis Fryman hit his 20th homer, off reliever Todd Burns, in the De troit eighth and added an RBI sin gle in the ninth. Jose Guzman (14-11) allowed five hits in seven innings. He struck out six and walked three. Matt Whiteside went 1 2-3 innings for his first major league save, ex tending a remarkable string. Whiteside, who was purchased from the Rangers' Triple-A farm club at Oklahoma City, hasn't blown a save all season. He started the season at Dou- ble-A Tulsa, where he was perfect in 21 save situations, then convert ed all eight opportunities at Okla homa City before he was called up. "I've had that in the back of my mind, to give him an opportunity to save a game up here," Texas manager Toby Harrah said. "He was pretty excited about it. Here's a kid that goes 21-for-21 in Dou- ble-A and 8-for-8 in Triple-A. He deserved a chance up here to see what he can do." The score was tied at 3 when Frye started the Texas seventh with a single. Monty Fariss fol lowed with a line drive that Gul lickson knocked down, and threw to first for an out, and Palmeiro singled home the go-ahead run. Late comeback propels Houston Bagwell's homerun in 11th completes Astros' rally over Giants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON - Jeff Bagwell's three-run homer in the 11th inning was his fifth hit of the game and helped the Houston Astros over come a five-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-6 Tuesday night. Bagwell's 15th homer, a two- out shot to center off reliever Steve Reed, followed consecutive singles by Steve Finley and Luis Gonzalez allowed by loser Dave Righetti (2-6). Bagwell was 5 for 6 for game and became the first Houston player with five hits since Billy Rockets' sale talks continue THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON — Rockets owner Charlie Thomas' counterproposal to prospective buyer John Moores reportedly has left the two sides far apart in sale negotiations. Last week, Thomas received a bid from Moores to buy control ling interest in the Rockets for be tween $60 million and $70 mil lion. Thomas submitted his coun teroffer over the weekend. Although a dollar figure for Thomas' offer has not been re leased, the two proposals report edly are far apart. In 1990, Thomas set his price at $100 million. But there is specula tion he would accept an offer be tween $80 and $90 million. Moores, who lives in nearby Sugar Land, is estimated to be worth $270 million and has been listed as one of the richest people in Texas. Hatcher on May 20, 1988, against St. Louis. Bagwell surpassed his career high of four hits, which he's accomplished four times. Doug Jones (9-8) worked three innings, allowing a run on two hits, for the victory. Finley hit a homer for Houston, his fourth, in the ninth inning off Rod Beck to tie it at 6. The Giants took a 6-5 in the top of the inning on Darren Lewis's RBI single. San Francisco went up 3-0 in the first on Matt Williams 19th home run. Felder walked and Willie McGee singled before Williams' home run. The Giants added two more runs in the second when McGee walked and moved to second when first baseman Bagwell mis handled Clark's grounder. Mark Leonard doubled in drive in both runners. Houston scored twice in the second after Bagwell singled and then scored on a hit by Casey Can- daele. Eddie Taubensee doubled in Candaele. The Astros tied it in the third on Bagwell's RBI double and Ken Caminiti's two-run single. The win puts the Astros closer to .500 with a record of 69-76, 19 games behind Atlanta. Davis Continued from Page 5 another chance to host an event sanctioned by the likes of NASCAR. Anybody who thinks that an auto race sounds more boring than staying home and flea-dip ping the dog must not have seen a real race before. The sights, sounds, smells and other sensations are as daz zling as any found anywhere else on the planet. And that's just the girls in bikini tops. To give equal time to all, there will be plenty of muscle shirts and cut-offs as well. Sure, the racing is great at the head of the field, but don't al ways watch the lead cars be cause some of the best racing happens back in the "pack". But the real reason to go to a race is to see and be seen. If you have already found that some one special, take him or her to the race and show off while you take in the fantastic ambiance that only race cars can provide. After all, there's just some thing fundamentally American about watching a bunch of Southerners named Dick and Eddie race around in circles burning petroleum products to wretched excess while the Play boy model look-alike sitting next to you rubs basically the same thing all over her body to get that perfect tan. If you can add a Budweiser and a slab of pork ribs into the mix you've probably discovered the meaning of life, or at least what it means to be a citizen of the South. And if you're not into seeing and being seen, Dixie lifestyles, and eating red meat, so much the better. 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