Baseball

October 03, 2001

He said it

"It's no easy test. ... You can take the book; you've just got to know where to go."

Tony Gwynn, Padres first baseman, who must pass a test on the NCAA's 466-page rules manual Friday be fore he can begin work as a volunteer coach at San Diego State.

On deck

Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks goes for his major-league-leading 22nd victory tonight.

Bonds: Chasing 70

Last night, at Houston, 1-for-2, 0 home runs HR pace: 71

Total through 157 games:

69

Today: vs. Houston starter Tim Redding.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Tigers are the only team in the AL with nine players who have at least 100 hits each.

Who's not

Red Sox pitchers have hit 89 batters this season, most in the major leagues.

Line of the day

Brad Radke, Twins starting pitcher

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

9 ....... 0 ..... 3 ........ 2 ........ 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Jose Mesa of the Phillies has 40 saves in 44 opportunities this season.

Who's not

Tony Armas of the Expos has lost nine of his past 11 decisions.

Line of the day

Craig Wilson, Pirates right fielder

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

5 ......... 1 ...... 3 ....... 4 .......... 1

ORIOLES

He said it

"He had a better approach tonight. He said he was feeling better at the plate coming into tonight."

Mike Hargrove, on Cal Ripken

The number

15

Rookies used by the Ori oles this season.

Schedule

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 Season over

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

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