Baseball

April 05, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Carlos Delgado of the Blue Jays hit three home runs last night against the Devil Rays.

Who's not

Glenallen Hill, Angels DH, is 0-for-8 with three strikeouts and has hit into two double plays.

Line of the day

Hideo Nomo, Red Sox pitcher

IP H R BB SO

9 0 0 3 11

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Phillies beat the Florida Marlins for their first season-opening three-game sweep since 1994.

Who's not

The Cubs have stranded 21 runners in two one-run defeats.

Line of the day

Richard Hidalgo, Astros center fielder

AB R H RBI HR

5 2 2 5 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"I'm standing by what the people from the Hall of Fame say. That's the record." Roger Clemens, Yankees pitcher, on a dispute over how many strikeouts Walter Johnson had. Total Baseball says it was 3,509, while the Hall of Fame says it was 3,508. Clemens has 3,509 strikeouts.

On deck

Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina makes his regular-season debut today against the Royals.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

Ben Sheets, who shut out Cuba in the gold-medal game in Sydney, makes his major-league debut today for Brewers.

He said it

"It didn't surprise me, I stunk. Those people pay their hard-earned money and they expect to see a good baseball game." Todd Hundley, Cubs catcher, on getting booed after striking out with bases loaded

ORIOLES

He said it

"I felt pretty good throughout the game. ... I wasn't thinking too much. I trusted the catcher to follow his lead." Hideo Nomo, Red Sox right-hander, after throwing a no-hitter vs. Orioles last night.

The number 1

Long relievers available now that Chuck McElroy has been removed from the bullpen to make Sun day's start in Cleveland.

Schedule

5 Bos 7:05 CSN

6 @Cle 7:05 13, 50

7 @Cle 1:05 54, 50

8 @Cle 1:05 54, 50

9 Off

10 @Bos 6:05 CSN

11 @Bos 6:05 CSN

All games are broadcast on WBAL (1090 AM)

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