Don Sutton became the first pitcher to strike out 100 or more batters in 19 different seasons. He also won No. 277.... Seattle's Alvin Davis set an American League rookie record with his 14th intentional walk.... Rod Carew still doesn't know what's causing the pinched nerve in his neck. He's started only eight games since the All-Star break and is 84 hits away from 3,000.... Frank Robinson didn't stay unemployed long. Five days after the Giants dumped him as manager, Harry Dalton, an old friend from Baltimore, hired him as hitting coach for the sixth-place Brewers, who scored 10 runs in his first game. Believe Dalton when he says Robinson was not hired to replace Rene Lachemann.
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