Baseball

April 22, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Angels pitchers have given up 11 homers, second fewest in the majors.

Who's not

Billy McMillion of the Tigers is 0-for-7 as a pinch hitter this sea son.

Line of the day

John Olerud, Mariners first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

3 2 2 4 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Mets pitchers have al lowed the fewest walks in the majors, 38.

Who's not

The Reds lead the league with 20 errors in 17 games.

Line of the day

Jose Lima, Astros starting pitcher

IP R H BB SO

4 9 8 3 5

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"Pretty cool. When you hit .125 and get a hit like that, you get excited." Jim Thome of the Indians, who got a standing ovation from fans holding souvenir Jim Thome bobblehead dolls after hitting a game-winning homer in the 11th

On deck

Red Sox rookie Tom Ohka goes for his third straight victory, facing the Yankees today.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"While I was warming up in the bullpen, everybody was hollering for Barry and guys were yelling in my ear telling me he'd hit No. 503 off me." Ray King, Brewers reliever, who struck out Barry Bonds with two on in the ninth

On deck

The Dodgers do not travel further east than Arizona until traveling to Cincinnati on May 1 for their 26th game.

ORIOLES

The number 1

The Orioles' triples this season, the first coming yesterday from Chris Richard.

He said it

"Our time's going to come. We want to win two or three in a row, but it's hard to figure out now what's happening." Melvin Mora

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