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September 18, 1999
Quote: "I feel a lot more confident writing out the lineup card this year than I did last September." -- Gene Lamont, whose Pirates lost 25 of 30 last year to finish 69-93 It's a fact: The Reds lost for only the 25th time in 71 road games.Who's hot: Pirates starters have yielded four earned runs over their past four starts.Who's not: The Cubs' Sammy Sosa is 6-for-31 (.194) since hitting homer No. 59 on Sept. 9.On deck: The Braves' Greg Maddux goes for his 19th win today.
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September 18, 1999
Quote: "I feel a lot more confident writing out the lineup card this year than I did last September." -- Gene Lamont, whose Pirates lost 25 of 30 last year to finish 69-93 It's a fact: The Reds lost for only the 25th time in 71 road games.Who's hot: Pirates starters have yielded four earned runs over their past four starts.Who's not: The Cubs' Sammy Sosa is 6-for-31 (.194) since hitting homer No. 59 on Sept. 9.On deck: The Braves' Greg Maddux goes for his 19th win today.
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By Ron Rapoport and Ron Rapoport,Los Angeles Daily News | October 14, 1993
CHICAGO -- This is Sam from Downer's Grove, and Gene Lamont is an idiot.This is Jeff from Evanston, and Gene Lamont ought to take a long walk on a long pier.This is Mike from the South Side and I just want to ask Gene Lamont one question. What was going on in your brain, man?Chicago's red-hot sports-talk radio rivalry will be shrieking with indignation this week. The three stations that rabidly chew every sport into bits in this town will be running with this one for all it is worth.And while the Bears, the Bulls, the Cubs and the other teams that get Chicagoans all worked up will sit this one out, there is one thing they can all be happy about.
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October 2, 1995
BaseballCalifornia Angels: Placed C Greg Myers on the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of C Todd Greene from Triple-A Vancouver.Chicago Cubs: Extended manager Jim Riggleman's contract one year through the 1997 season. Retained third base coach Tony Muser, first base coach Dan Radison, pitching coach Ferguson Jenkins, hitting coach Billy Williams, bullpen coach Dave Bialas and dugout coach Mako Oliveras for next season.Chicago White Sox: Agreed to a multi-year contract extension with manager Terry Bevington.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Staff Writer | May 11, 1992
Streak ends, as Anderson finally is kept off baseThe game wasn't so much on the line, but Brady Anderson's streak was. It was the eighth inning yesterday, the Orioles were down 5-2 and Anderson had not been on base through his first three at-bats against Chicago White Sox starter Jack McDowell."
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October 2, 1995
BaseballCalifornia Angels: Placed C Greg Myers on the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of C Todd Greene from Triple-A Vancouver.Chicago Cubs: Extended manager Jim Riggleman's contract one year through the 1997 season. Retained third base coach Tony Muser, first base coach Dan Radison, pitching coach Ferguson Jenkins, hitting coach Billy Williams, bullpen coach Dave Bialas and dugout coach Mako Oliveras for next season.Chicago White Sox: Agreed to a multi-year contract extension with manager Terry Bevington.
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By Peter Schmuck | June 2, 1995
The Sun's national based writer, Peter Schmuck, ranks the major league' 28 teams.Rank, Team, Previous rank, Comment1. Cleveland Indians, 1, Tribe isn't giving an inch in one-team AL ++ Central race.2. Philadelphia Phillies, 2, Terrific start should be worth more in standings.3. Cincinnati Reds, 9, Have developed a cure for Cub fever.4. Atlanta Braves, 4, Still too close for Phils to get comfortable.5. Chicago Cubs, 5, Can't relax, even during upcoming weekend in Miami.6. Boston Red Sox, 8, Clemens gives up one hit in nine innings on rehab asssignment.
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By Jim Henneman and Jim Henneman,Staff Writer | October 9, 1993
TORONTO -- Gene Lamont had to be the most relieved person in SkyDome when Game 3 of the American League Championship Series began last night.After what the Chicago White Sox manager has had to endure the past couple of days, being down two games to the Toronto Blue Jays must have seemed like a piece of pie.For the second straight day, Lamont found it necessary to reveal his unhappiness with a disgruntled ballplayer. This time it was George Bell, who may have talked his way out of Chicago even faster than anticipated.
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By Bob Verdi and Bob Verdi,Chicago Tribune | April 23, 1992
CHICAGO -- What troubles Carlton Fisk is that, unlike homeowners around an airport, the Chicago White Sox didn't have a vote on this noise abatement project. Baseball's summer is long and hot, so he wonders whether the team can deal with all that peace and quiet."No Ozzie Guillen from now until October," Fisk sighed. "What we'll have to do is get some tapes of him talking. Play them in the clubhouse before a game, then pipe them to the dugout and bullpen during the game. English or Spanish, doesn't matter.
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By BUSTER OLINEY | June 25, 1995
Ben McDonald's shoulder is sore and he goes on the disabled list. Kevin Brown's finger is dislocated and he's sidelined for perhaps a month. The Orioles are some eight games behind the Boston Red Sox.Much more of this and it could be time to just start planning and playing for the future. Play Manny Alexander every day at second base. Play Jeffrey Hammonds every day in right field (and leave him there). Leave Scott Klingenbeck in the rotation and find out whether he'll ever be more than a guy who just gives you a chance to win. Call up Brian Sackinsky, Jimmy Haynes, Mark Smith, Alex Ochoa, find out what they can do. Find out whether they can help.
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By Peter Schmuck | June 2, 1995
The Sun's national based writer, Peter Schmuck, ranks the major league' 28 teams.Rank, Team, Previous rank, Comment1. Cleveland Indians, 1, Tribe isn't giving an inch in one-team AL ++ Central race.2. Philadelphia Phillies, 2, Terrific start should be worth more in standings.3. Cincinnati Reds, 9, Have developed a cure for Cub fever.4. Atlanta Braves, 4, Still too close for Phils to get comfortable.5. Chicago Cubs, 5, Can't relax, even during upcoming weekend in Miami.6. Boston Red Sox, 8, Clemens gives up one hit in nine innings on rehab asssignment.
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By Ron Rapoport and Ron Rapoport,Los Angeles Daily News | October 14, 1993
CHICAGO -- This is Sam from Downer's Grove, and Gene Lamont is an idiot.This is Jeff from Evanston, and Gene Lamont ought to take a long walk on a long pier.This is Mike from the South Side and I just want to ask Gene Lamont one question. What was going on in your brain, man?Chicago's red-hot sports-talk radio rivalry will be shrieking with indignation this week. The three stations that rabidly chew every sport into bits in this town will be running with this one for all it is worth.And while the Bears, the Bulls, the Cubs and the other teams that get Chicagoans all worked up will sit this one out, there is one thing they can all be happy about.
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By Jim Henneman and Jim Henneman,Staff Writer | October 9, 1993
TORONTO -- Gene Lamont had to be the most relieved person in SkyDome when Game 3 of the American League Championship Series began last night.After what the Chicago White Sox manager has had to endure the past couple of days, being down two games to the Toronto Blue Jays must have seemed like a piece of pie.For the second straight day, Lamont found it necessary to reveal his unhappiness with a disgruntled ballplayer. This time it was George Bell, who may have talked his way out of Chicago even faster than anticipated.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Staff Writer | May 11, 1992
Streak ends, as Anderson finally is kept off baseThe game wasn't so much on the line, but Brady Anderson's streak was. It was the eighth inning yesterday, the Orioles were down 5-2 and Anderson had not been on base through his first three at-bats against Chicago White Sox starter Jack McDowell."
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By Bob Verdi and Bob Verdi,Chicago Tribune | April 23, 1992
CHICAGO -- What troubles Carlton Fisk is that, unlike homeowners around an airport, the Chicago White Sox didn't have a vote on this noise abatement project. Baseball's summer is long and hot, so he wonders whether the team can deal with all that peace and quiet."No Ozzie Guillen from now until October," Fisk sighed. "What we'll have to do is get some tapes of him talking. Play them in the clubhouse before a game, then pipe them to the dugout and bullpen during the game. English or Spanish, doesn't matter.
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