Notable

September 01, 1996

Blue Jays: Huck Flener took his first loss in 16 major-league games and 10 starts. However, the Blue Jays are only 4-6 when he starts.

Dodgers: Los Angeles acquired outfielder Dave Clark from the Pirates for minor-league pitcher Carl South.

Expos: Moises Alou returned to the lineup for the first time since Aug. 22. Alou, Montreal's cleanup hitter, sat out a four-game suspension for his part in a brawl with Houston, then missed three games with a sore right hamstring.

Mets: Manager Bobby Valentine has said he will no longer use Carlos Baerga as a position player because of his lower abdominal strain and will relegate him to a pinch-hitting role. . . . VTC Mookie Wilson, outfielder from 1980 to 1989, will be the 18th player inducted into the team's Hall of Fame today.

Phillies: Left-hander Sid Fernandez, who went on the disabled list for the second time this season June 24 because of a sore left elbow, will be examined on Tuesday in Los Angeles by Dr. Lewis Yocum. On Wednesday, he will likely undergo an arthroscopic procedure.

Pirates: Right-hander Chris Corn, who was pitching for the Yankees' Single-A Tampa farm club, was sent to Pittsburgh to complete the trade for third baseman Charlie Hayes. . . . Francisco Cordova tied a 1951 club record by becoming their 16th starting pitcher. The record will be broken today, when newly acquired rookie Jason Schmidt starts. . . . The Pirates are 1-for-23 with runners in scoring position in the series.

Pub Date: 9/01/96

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