Baseball

April 08, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Shannon Stewart of the Blue Jays has four multi-hit games this season. Who's not

Tim Salmon of the An gels struck out four times, three looking.

It's a fact

The game-time temperature of 42 degrees in Boston was the lowest in Devil Rays his tory.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Braves pitchers have yet to hit a batter, throw a wild pitch or commit a balk.

Who's not

Steve Trachsel of the Mets tied a career high, allowing 10 runs on nine hits in five-plus innings.

Line of the day

Lee Stevens, Expos, first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 3 6 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"It was tough. You didn't know which way it was going to blow. A couple of times, it blew me off the mound." Chris Holt, Tigers pitcher, on dealing with 40-mph wind gusts at Comiskey Park

On deck

The White Sox will wear replica 1917 uni forms today and for every Sunday home game.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"Anywhere that my sinker's going to sink and my curveball's going to curve, that's paradise for me." Jamey Wright of the Brewers, who held the Reds hitless for six innings

On deck

Rick Ankiel of the Car dinals gets his first start today, facing Randy Johnson and the Diamondbacks.

ORIOLES

The number

159

O's at-bats without a home run. Every other AL team owns at least two.

He said it

"I'm sure it's because of some screwed-up left-handed mentality." Orioles right fielder Brady Anderson, on his preference for playing the left side of a two-man 10th-inning alignment. Anderson threw out Ellis Burks trying to score the winning run.

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