Baseball

April 06, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

New York Yankees Three-time defending champions are 3-0 for the first time since 1995.

Who's not

Todd Jones, Tigers closer, allowed four runs, three earned and walked three in one in ning as he blew a save.

Line of the day

Chris Carpenter, Blue Jays pitcher

IP H R BB SO

8 4 0 1 11

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Ray Lankford, Cardi nals left fielder, who, in the ninth inning, hit his third home run in two days.

Who's not

Cardinals starters have an 18.56 ERA after dropping three games at Coors Field.

Line of the day

Rick Reed, Mets pitcher

IP H R BB SO

9 3 1 0 3

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"That was ugly. I've been playing a long time and it doesn't get any uglier than that." Greg Vaughn, Devil Rays slugger, on his team's 11-0 loss to the Blue Jays. The Devil Rays committed five errors which led to six unearned runs.

On deck

Yankees pitcher Chris tian Parker makes his major-league debut to day against the Blue Jays.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

Greg Maddux will make his regular-season debut tonight for the Braves against the Marlins.

He said it

"They outpitched us, outplayed us, outmanaged us, outcompeted us. They outdid us in every area." Tony La Russa, Cardinals manager, after losing to the Rockies, 11-2.

ORIOLES

He said it

"The one thing that you learn in this game very quickly is to let go of what happened the night before and get ready for the next day." Mike Hargrove, on the Orioles getting no-hit by Boston's Hideo Nomo on Wednesday night.

The number

.136

Orioles batting average after last night's game.

Schedule

6 @Cle 7:05 13

7 @Cle 1:05 54, 50

8 @Cle 1:05 54,50

9 Off

10 @Bos 6:05 CSN

11 @Box 6:05 CSN

12 @Bos 6:05 CSN

* All games are broadcast on WBAL (1090 AM)

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