Baseball

October 04, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Mike Mussina of the Yankees is 5-0 with a 1.20 ERA in his past six starts.

Who's not

The White Sox have lost three straight games after winning eight of 10.

Line of the day

Jason Giambi, Athletics first baseman

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

4 ........... 2 ...... 2 ........ 2 ......... 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Jon Lieber of the Cubs became the first Chicago pitcher to win 20 games since Greg Maddux in 1992.

Who's not

Todd Ritchie of the Pirates has allowed a team-high 23 homers.

Line of the day

Corky Miller, Reds catcher

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

3 ........ 2 ...... 2 ....... 4 .......... 2

He said it

"Wrigley is the toughest place in the world to play. But from our standpoint, we played a very, very ugly game."

Bob Boone, Reds manager, on yesterday's loss to the Cubs.

On deck

Matt Morris of the Cardinals goes for his 22nd victory tonight, facing the Brewers.

Bonds: Chasing 70

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

Total through 158 games:

69

Today: vs. Houston starter Dave Mlicki.

ORIOLES

He said it

"That's the number I wanted when I first got here, and they gave it to him."

Tim Raines Jr., after being told his father was as signed No. 11

The number

9

Orioles on the 60-day disabled list.

Schedule

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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