Baseball

October 01, 2001

He said it

" I look at the win as almost a mishap. It's not wins out of the 'pen. You more often fall into the,"

Paul Quantrill, Blue Jays reliever, after picking up his 11th victory.

On deck

Glendon Rusch of the Mets tries to keep his team's slim playoff hopes alive as they play host to the Pirates.

Bonds: Chasing 70

Yesterday, at San Francisco, 0-for-1, 0 home runs.

HR pace: 72

Total through 156 games:

69

Tomorrow: vs. Houston starter Ron Villone.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

The White Sox have won eight of their past 10 games.

Who's not

Jose Lima of the Tigers is 1-6 in his past seven starts. He suffered his ninth loss on his 29th birthday.

Line of the day

Jose Cruz Jr., Blue Jays left fielder

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

6 .......... 3 ...... 3 ........ 1 ........ 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Todd Helton of the Rockies is the first player in big-league history with 100 extra-base hits in consecutive seasons.

Who's not

The Expos have lost 90 games in each of their past four seasons.

Line of the day

Edgardo Alfonzo, Mets second baseman

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

5 .......... 3 ...... 3 ........ 3 ......... 2

ORIOLES

He said it

"Cal will play every game that he wants to play. I'll be a bad guy in a lot of things, but I'm not going to be the bad guy in this."

Mike Hargrove, Orioles manager

The number

126

Games that Cal Ripken has played at Yankee Stadium, the most of any opponent.

Schedule

Mon. 1 Tor 7:05 CSN

Tue. 2 Tor 7:05 CSN

Wed. 3 Tor 7:05 CSN

Thu. 4 Bos 7:05 CSN

Fri. 5 Bos (2) 1:05, 7:05*

Sat. 6 Bos 7:05 CSN Sun. 7 Off

* First games of doubleheader will not be televised; second game will be televised on CSN

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