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August 2, 1997

TOKYO (AP) _ A two-run homer by Robert Rose led the Yokohama Baystars to a 6-5 victory over the Hiroshima Carp in 10 innings Saturday.

Luis Lopez, formerly with the Cleveland Indians, homered in the bottom of the 10th for the Carp.

Rose, who once played for the California Angels, now has 14 home runs, and Lopez has 18.

Willie Fraser, formerly with the Montreal Expos, took a two-hitter into the eighth when he was relieved by Yoshitaka Mizuo, who completed the shutout as the Orix Bluewave beat the Kintetsu Buffaloes 3-0.

Nippon Ham Fighters’ outfielder Jerry Brooks hit his 10th homer in a 4-2 victory over the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks. Brooks last played in the majors for the Florida Marlins.


Bergoust wins freestyle skiing event

MOUNT BULLER, Australia (AP) _ American Eric Bergoust won the second round of the freestyle skiing World Cup Saturday with stunning second jump.

Bergoust, from Missoula, Mont., earned 129.94 points for his second jump, a quadruple twist triple back somersault to total 242.53 and beat teammate Britt Swartley.

Bergoust praised the large Australian crowd for its support.

``They like to see a good jump and they like to see a good crash, and they are also happy to see they were OK after a crash - they are very enthusiastic,″ he said.


Anderson’s knee not as bad as feared

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) _ A sore knee likely will keep Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Willie Anderson out of just one more exhibition game.

And that’s better news than the Bengals had expected.

Anderson’s knee was severely bruised but apparently sustained no structural damage when he hurt it during a workout Thursday, Bengals spokesman Jack Brennan said.

Anderson, Cincinnati’s top draft choice last year and now the starter at right tackle, did not play in Friday night’s exhibition loss at Indianapolis.

He is ``questionable″ for Friday’s game at Detroit and ``probable″ for the home exhibition Aug. 16 against Minnesota, Brennan said.


Hosokawa surges ahead in NST Niigata Open

KITAKANBARA, Japan (AP) _ Kazuhiko Hosokawa fired a 5-under-par 67, Saturday’s best score, and took a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the NST Niigata Open with a 206 total.

Hosokawa was four strokes back at the start of the day and went on to have a bogey-free round.

His closest rival, at 208, was Naoki Hattori, who shot a 68.

Hisashi Sawada, a co-leader going into the round, shot a 74 for 209.

Noboru Sugai fell out of his share of the lead when he shot an 80.


Fukushima leads in Golf 5 Ladies

MIZUNAMI, Japan (AP) _ Akiko Fukushima took a one-stroke lead in the Golf 5 ladies tournament by firing a 5-under-par 67 Saturday.

Fukushima, last season’s leading money winner, was 10-under par with a 134 after two rounds.

Fukushima is in contention for her first victory this season and sixth overall.

First-round leader Chieko Nishida shot a 69 for 135.

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