May 17, 1998
Red Sox: Darren Lewis, 1-for-19 in his previous five games, reached base in his first three at-bats with two singles and a hit-by-pitch. Mike Benjamin is batting .321 in his eight starts at shortstop in place of Nomar Garciaparra, who has a mild shoulder separation and is eligible to come off the disabled list May 25.Pub Date: 5/17/98
July 17, 1998
HittingTroy O'Leary, Red Sox: Grand slam vs. Cleveland.Nomar Garciaparra, Red Sox: 4-for-4, 5 RBIs.PitchingChris Carpenter, Blue Jays: 8 innings, 4 hits, 10 strikeouts.Randy Myers, Blue Jays: Recorded 24th save.Blake Stein, A's: 7 1/3 innings, 4 hits, 4 strikeouts.L Brian Moehler, Tigers: Beat Yanks to run home record to 9-0.Pub Date: 7/17/98
September 8, 2002
It's a fact No Giant has won a batting title since the franchise moved west in 1958 - the longest drought in the NL. Milestone Garret Anderson is the first player in the Angels' 42-year history with three straight seasons of at least 100 RBIs. The number 746: games for Nomar Garciaparra to reach 1,000 hits with Boston, fastest in team history. Wade Boggs took 747.
September 20, 2002
At Oriole Park at Camden Yards Day....Time....TV....Starters Tonight....7:05....54....Derek Lowe (20-7, 2.45) vs. Pat Hentgen (0-2, 9.00) Tomorrow....7:05....54, 50.... John Burkett (11-8, 4.93) vs. Jason Johnson (5-13, 4.74) Sunday....1:35....54, 50....Pedro Martinez (19-4, 2.23) vs. Sidney Ponson (7-7, 3.93) Monday....7:05....CSN....Tim Wakefield (11-5, 2.77) vs. John Stephens (2-4, 6.00) Radio: All games on WBAL (1090 AM) Boston has fallen from playoff contention, and tension is building in the clubhouse.
June 24, 1999
Quote: "They have three guys hurt, but we still don't have a lineup like they do."-- Shawn Green of the Blue Jays on the Indians.It's a fact: The Blue Jays are 3-15 this season against Cleveland, New York, Boston and Texas, the top four teams in the American League.Who's hot: Nomar Garciaparra of the Red Sox is 13-for-18 (.722) over his past five games.Who's not: The Indians' Dwight Gooden is winless in six starts since May 18.On deck: Frank Thomas of the White Sox needs five homers for 300 and one hit for 1,500.