Baseball

September 24, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Magglio Ordonez of the White Sox has reached 30 home runs for the third straight season.

Who's not

Hideo Nomo of the Red Sox is 1-5 with four no-decisions in his past 10 starts.

Line of the day

Joe Kennedy, Devil Rays starter

IP ....... H ....... R ...... BB ....... SO

7 ......... 4 ........ 0 ........ 1 ......... 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks is 13-1 in 17 starts after an Arizona loss.

Who's not

The Dodgers have dropped seven of their past nine games.

Line of the day

Sammy Sosa, Cubs right fielder

AB ...... R ..... H ..... RBI..... HR

4 ........ 3 ..... 3 ....... 4 ....... 3

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"We played good today. We battled like a man. He made a good pitch right there at 3-0 and I just missed it."

Sammy Sosa, Cubs slugger, on missing his chance for his fourth homer of yesterday's game.

On deck

Matt Morris of the Cardinals looks for his 21st win, which would tie Curt Schilling for the most in the majors.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Bonds: Chasing 70

Yesterday, vs. San Diego 2-for-4, 2 home runs. HR pace: 73

Home runs through 150 games:

66

Today: vs. Los Angeles starter James Baldwin.

ORIOLES

He said it

"I see it as a very productive, very good busy."

Cal Ripken, describing a day that included a helicopter ride to and from Dover, Del. for a NASCAR race bearing his name.

The number

34

Runs scored by the Orioles in their past four games.

Schedule

Mon. 24 @ Bos. 7:05 CSN

Tue. 25 @ Bos. 7:05 CSN

Wed. 26 @ Bos. 7:05 CSN

Thu. 27 @ Bos. 7:05 CSN

Fri. 28 @ NYY 7:05 CSN

Sat. 29 @ NYY 4:05 CSN

Sun 30 @ NYY 1:05 54, 50

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