Baseball

September 02, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Yankees have 44 come-from-behind victories, the most in the majors.

Who's not

Jeff Weaver of the Tigers is 0-5 in his five complete games this season.

Line of the day

Brian Buchanan, Twins right fielder

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 3 4 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Giants are 23-12 since acquiring Andres Galarraga from the Rangers on July 25.

Who's not

Greg Maddux of the Braves is 3-3 with 4.44 ERA in his past seven starts after going 10-0 with a 2.45 ERA from June 5-July 27.

Line of the day

Richie Sexson, Brew ers first baseman

AB R H RBI HR

3 2 2 3 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"It was a typical Red Sox-Yankees game. It was like the playoffs. Everything was great until the last couple of innings."

Brian Daubach, Red Sox first baseman

On deck

Chris George of the Royals, a resident of Spring, Texas, pitches against the Rangers today for the first time.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"I just want to stay healthy, end the season healthy for deer season."

Josh Beckett, Marlins rookie pitcher just called up from the minors whose first pro season, last year, was cut short by shoulder tendinitis

On deck

Randy Johnson of the Diamondbacks tries to join teammate Curt Schilling as a 19-game winner today.

ORIOLES

The Ripken countdown

27

Total games remaining

11

Home games remaining

Highlight: Ripken led the major leagues in All-Star voting four times (1985, 1986, 1992 and 1995)

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