Baseball

May 11, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Athletics' Miguel Tejada homered in his sixth straight game at Toronto's SkyDome.

Who's not

The Indians grounded into four double plays as their 10-game winning streak came to an end.

Line of the day

Magglio Ordonez,White Sox right fielder

AB R H RBI HR

5 2 2 2 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Cardinals swept a four-game series from the Pirates, outscoring them, 32-9.

Who's not

Mets' Glendon Ruschis 0-2 with a 12.60 ERA in four road starts.

Line of the day

Jeromy Burnitz,Brewers first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

4 3 3 6 3

American League

He said it

"It's obvious that I'm not playing well, but I have to stop beating myself up."

Alex Rodriguez, Rangers shortstop, on his struggles in the past week.

On deck

Steve Sparks will lead the surging Tigers, who have won 10 of 13, against the Angels.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"I just took the approach that I had two bad innings in May - and I'm not going to let two bad innings ruin the season."

Kirk Rueter of the Giants, who followed Saturday's career-worst outing with eight scoreless innings.

On deck

Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks looks to move to 6-0 against his old team, the Phillies.

The number

6

Orioles who have been hit by pitches in the past two games.

He said it

"Last night ... we were more patient at the plate. And when we did get in a good hitter's count, we relaxed and had good, solid swings and not wild swings."

Mike Hargrove,Orioles manager, whose club scored eight runs in Wednesday night's game.

Schedule

Fri............Sat............Sun....... ........Mon.............Tues.............Wed............Thurs.

11.............12..............13....... ............14.................15..................16.................17

@NYY......@NYY.......@NYY............Off ................Det................Det................Det.

CSN...........13,50......13,50.......... ..........................CSN.............CSN...............CSN

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