Baseball

May 04, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Athletics' Olmedo Saenz went 2-for-4, and is now 6-for-10 in May.

Who's not

The Rangers have the worst ERA (6.72) in the major leagues.

Line of the night

Carlos Delgado, Blue Jays first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

6 2 2 2 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Philliesare in first place in the NL East this late in the season for the first time since 1995.

Who's not

The Marlins are on pace to set a major-league record with 243 double plays.

Line of the night

Aramis Ramirez, Pirates third baseman

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 2 2 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"There's no way to hide it or describe it. Three ugly baseball games." Tony Muser,Royals manager, after getting swept by Cleveland and getting outscored 30-10.

On deck

Bartolo Colon will try to lead the surging Indians against the lowly Devil Rays.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

The Cardinals' Darryl Kile and the Braves' Tom Glavine meet in a matchup of four-win pitchers.

He said it

"I came out in the first inning and felt like everything was there, and then things just fell apart." Kerry Wood,Cubs pitcher, on striking out three of the first four batters, but struggling and getting pulled in the fifth inning.

ORIOLES

He said it

"It's a familiar setting, a place I got to pitch in a lot. I'm just coming out of the dugout now wearing the grays instead of the white." Mike Mussina, Yankees pitcher

The number 5

Days the Orioles went with a 12-man pitching staff before returning Jorge Julio to Bowie.

Schedule

Fri 4

NYY 7:05 CSN

Sat 6

NYY 1:35 13, 50

Sun. 6

NYY 1:35 13, 50

Mon. 7

Off

Tues. 8

@ Tam 7:15

Wed. 9

@ Tam 7:15 CSN

Thurs. 10

@ Tam 7:15 CSN

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