Baseball

September 29, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Matt Anderson of the Tigers has converted 22 straight save opportunities.

Who's not

Jason Tyner, Devil Rays leadoff batter, is hitless in his past 17 at-bats.

Line of the day

Rafael Palmeiro, Rangers designated hitter

AB R H RBI HR

5 3 4 2 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Braves have won 22 of their past 29 games at Turner Field against the Mets.

Who's not

The Pirates, who committed six errors last night, also had two four-error games against the Cardinals this year.

Line of the day

Orlando Cabrera, Expos shortstop

AB R H RBI HR

5 2 3 2 1

He said it

"A lot of people thought it was dumb. And now, they might be right."

Todd McFarlane, who paid more than $3 million for Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball in 1998

On deck

Matt Morris of the Cardinals tries to be come the NL's second 21-game winner today.

Bonds: Chasing 70

Last night, vs. San Diego 2-3, 1 home run. HR Pace: 72

Total through 154 games:

68

Today: vs. San Diego starter Brett Jodie.

ORIOLES

The number: 10

Consecutive Orioles retired by New York's Mike Mussina to begin last night's game.

He said it

"You take a lot of things for granted until they're no longer with you or a part of you."

O's reliever Alan Mills, on seeing the New York City skyline for the first time since the terrorist attacks.

Schedule

Sat............Sun.................Mon.. ............Tue..................Wed...........Thu...................Fri.

29...............30...................1. ......................2................. ......3................4........................5

@NYY......@NYY.............Tor.......... ........Tor..................Tor............Bos...............Bos(2)

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

CSN...........54,50..............CSN.... ...........CSN................CSN.........CSN................7:05* *First game of doubleheader will not be televised; second game will be televised on CSN.

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