Baseball

September 11, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Barry Zito of the Ath letics is 7-1 with an 0.83 ERA and 61 strikeouts since July 29.

Who's not

The Red Sox, after losing 13 of 14, dropped to three games over .500 for the first time since they were 7-4.

Line of the day

Freddy Garcia, Mariners starting pitcher

IP H R SO BB

8 3 0 8 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Barry Bonds of the Giants, whose three homers Sunday gave him 63, visits cozy En ron Field in Houston tonight.

Who's not

The Brewers are 24-42 in games in which they have made at least one error.

Line of the day

Roosevelt Brown, Cubs left fielder

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 3 4 1

Orioles

He said it

"It's like passing steel through fire. As it passes through flames it becomes harder and tougher."

Manager Mike Hargrove, on the growing pains of his young Orioles

The number

1-10

Orioles' record in their past 11 home series.

The Ripken countdown

20 -- Total games remaining

10 -- Home games remaining

Highlight: In 1983, Ripken led the majors and set an Orioles record with 211 hits.

Schedule

Tue. 11

Tor.

7:05

CSN

Wed. 12

Tor.

7:05

CSN

Thu. 13

Tor.

7:05

CSN

Fri. 14

Bos.

7:05

CSN

Sat. 15

Bos. (2)

1:15,

7:05*

Sun. 16

Bos

1:35

54, 50

Mon. 10

Off

* First game of doubleheader will be televised on Ch. 45; second game will not be televised.

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