Baseball

April 21, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Brad Radke of the Twins became the ma jors' first four-game winner.

Who's not

Jim Thome of the In dians is batting .128 (6-for-47) on the sea son.

Line of the day

Carlos Delgado, Blue Jays first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

4 4 3 4 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Phillies bullpen, which had a league-worst 37 losses and 5.72 ERA last season, is 7-1 with a 2.11 ERA.

Who's not

Ramon Martinez walked or hit the first four batters he faced in his second start for the Pirates.

Line of the day

Preston Wilson, Marlins center fielder

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 2 3 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it "He knew he had to go long in that game and we knew we had to get him out and we didn't get it done." Jason Varitek, Red Sox catcher, on his team's struggles against Yankees' Andy Pettitte

On deck

Jamie Moyer of the Mariners will try to im prove to 3-0 and lead first-place Seattle against Anaheim.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

The Dodger Stadium press box will be named after Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully during a ceremony today.

He said it

"It's just a different era nowadays. People are living longer and people are much stronger and healthier." Rickey Henderson, on starting and batting leadoff for the Padres at 42

ORIOLES

He said it

"I don't know, probably. It's a day-by-day thing." Manager Mike Hargrove, on whether Cal Ripken would start today.

The number 45

Runs scored by the O's through 16 games, com pared to 107 at the same time last season.

Schedule

Sat. 21 @Tam 4:15 54,50

Sun. 22 @Tam 1:15 54,50

Mon. 23 Off

Tues. 24 @Det 7:05

Wed. 25 @Det 7:05 CSN

Thurs. 26 @Det 1:05 54,50

Fri. 27 @ Min 8:05

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