October 7, 2012
Here are the starting lineups for the Orioles' American League Division Series Game 1 against the Yankees: Orioles Nate McLouth LF J.J. Hardy SS Adam Jones CF Matt Wieters C Mark Reynolds 1B Manny Machado 3B Chris Davis RF Lew Ford DH Robert Andino 2B Jason Hammel RHP Yankees Derek Jeter SS Ichiro Suzuki LF Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Curtis Granderson CF Russell Martin...
August 10, 2006
UP Ryan Howard, first baseman, Phillies -- The slugger is 13-for-32 (.406) with four homers and 14 RBIs in his past eight games. Garret Anderson, outfielder, Angels -- He's 10-for-27 (.370) with three home runs and nine RBIs in his past seven games. Anderson has hit .300 or better in three straight seasons, but he is at .283 this year. Brad Radke, starter, Twins -- With Francisco Liriano injured, Minnesota needs the veteran hurler to pitch well during its playoff push. So far Radke has delivered.
October 11, 1993
TOKYO -- The third time his company asked Shigemichi Fukuda to move here, his family had just bought a home on the edge of Nagoya to ensure fresh air for his 5-year-old son, Shuzo, who had asthma. Mr. Fukuda and his wife agreed that he should go to his new assignment in the smoggy capital by himself.That was 14 years ago. He is still living alone.The experience of Mr. Fukuda, 57, a construction company official, is unusual only in the length of his separation.As Japanese businesses continue to extend the reach and depth of their endeavors across the nation and the globe, the number of separated Japanese husbands is growing.
August 21, 2001
AMERICAN LEAGUE Who's hot The Blue Jays have committed 74 errors in 125 games, and their .985 fielding per centage is second in the AL. Who's not Ichiro Suzuki of the Mariners has been caught stealing five times in his past seven attemps. Line of the day Raul Ibanez, Royals right fielder AB R H RBI HR 4 2 3 3 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Who's hot Jose Mesa of the Phillies has not allowed an earned run in 18 2/3 innings, the second-longest streak in the majors. Who's not Carlos Zambrano of the Cubs lasted four-plus innings in his debut, giving up four hits and seven runs.