Baseball

September 27, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Bret Boone of the Mariners was 8-for-13 with four doubles and six RBIs in sweeping the Rangers.

Who's not

The Tigers committed five errors for the first time since April 14, 1990, against the Orioles.

Line of the day

Gabe Kapler, Rangers center fielder

AB R H RBI HR

4 2 3 2 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Mets have won seven of their past eight games, and 24 of 30.

Who's not

The Reds have been shut out eight times.

Line of the day

Randy Wolf, Phillies starter

IP H R BB SO

9 1 0 1 8

He said it

"That's the big one that to me, as a leadoff hitter, you want to try to achieve, being able to score runs for the ballclub."

Rickey Henderson, Padres outfielder, on nearing Ty Cobb's major-league record of 2,245 runs.

On deck

Randy Johnson of the Diamondbacks is looking for his 20th win of the season, facing the Brewers.

Bonds: Chasing 70

Last night, at Los Angeles 0 home runs. HR Pace: 71

Total through 153 games: 67

Tomorrow: vs. San Diego's Jason Middle brook.

ORIOLES

The number : .319

The O's team batting average in their past seven games (84-for-263).

He said it

"I haven't talked to Cal about it. I'm not prepared to say what I'm going to do. To me it's a non-issue right now."

O's manager Mike Hargrove on the possibility of Ripken playing an inning at short in his last game.

Schedule

Thu.................Fri...............Sa t................Sun...............Mon...............Tue................Wed.

27....................28................ 29...................30................. ..1.....................2......................3

@Bos...........@NYY........@NYY......... ...@NYY............Tor...............Tor...................Tor

7:05................7:05............4:05 ...............1:05...............7:05.............7:05.................7:05

CSN...............CSN............CSN.... ...........54,50.............CSN.............CSN...............CSN

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