Baseball

April 30, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Juan Gonzalez is among the league leaders in eight offensive categories and has 20 RBIs in his last 17 games.

Who's not

The Tigers (8-15) have a losing record in April for the eighth straight year.

Line of the day

Manny Ramirez, Red Sox DH

AB R H RBI HR

6 3 3 5 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Colorado's Todd Hollandsworth went 2-for-5 in extending his hitting streak to 14 games, longest in the NL this season.

Who's not

Houston and Shane Reynolds, who gave up seven runs in 2 1/3 innings as the Astros lost for eighth time in 12 games.

Line of the day

Chan Ho Park, Dodgers pitcher

IP H R BB SO

7 2 1 1 10

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"I thought it was cool. It was funny." Carlos Delgado, Blue Jays first baseman, on the bobblehead doll bearing his likeness that was given out yesterday in a promotion.

On deck

Brad Radke, of the Twins, will try to become the first pitcher in the majors to reach five wins.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

Mets' Steve Traschel (0-4, 10.45 ERA) will try for his first victory as slumping New York hosts struggling Houston.

He said it

"So what? It's extremely unimportant. It's not a milestone or like a Ripken streak." Mike Piazza, Mets catcher, after his first career ejection, which came for arguing a home-plate call.

ORIOLES

He said it

"He was good against the left-handers, but he was good against right-handers, too. He pitched a good game. He shut us out." Brady Anderson, among three left-handed batters who went a combined 2-for-7 vs. Twins left-hander J.C. Romero. Right-handers were 1-for-13.

The number 13

O's errors this season. They took an AL-best .986 fielding percentage into yesterday.

Schedule

Mon. 30

Tam 7:05 CSN

Tues. 1

Tam 7:05 CSN

Wed. 2

Tam 7:05 CSN

Thurs. 3

NYY 7:05 CSN

Fri. 4

NYY 7:05 CSN

Sat. 5

NYY 1:35 13, 50

Sun. 6

NYY 1:35 13, 50

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