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September 19, 1995
Honors: Ken Caminiti of the Padres, who had four homers and batted .542 last week, was named Player of the Week. He became the first player in the league to hit homers from both sides of the plate in consecutive games.
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October 16, 2004
Preston gets it right about Ravens QB Boller I am a die-hard, hard-headed Ravens fan. I also have been reading the sports page of The Sun for as long as I can remember. I can't stand Mike Preston. He's negative, and at times you wonder if he is even a fan of Baltimore sports at all. But let last Tuesday go down in history as the first time I have agreed with anything the man has to say, and he's absolutely right on target with quarterback Kyle Boller ["If Boller can't make Bills pay, benching should be next step]
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February 10, 1991
Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Signed 2B Bill Ripken (.291, 3 homers, 38 RBI) to one-year contract for $700,000 to avoid arbitration hearing.Houston Astros -- Signed 3B Ken Caminiti (.242, 4 homers, 51 RBI) to one-year contract for $625,000 to avoid arbitration hearing.Hockey Quebec Nordiques -- Recalled D Greg Smyth and RW Mark Vermette from Halifax (AHL).
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By Laura Vecsey | October 12, 2004
"I got really strong, really quick. I pulled a lot of muscles. I broke down a lot. I'm still paying for it. My tendons and ligaments got all torn up. My muscles got too strong for my tendons and ligaments. And now my body's not producing testosterone. You know what that's like? You get lethargic. You get depressed. It's terrible." - Ken Caminiti, May 2002, to Sports Illustrated KEN CAMINITI is dead. We don't know the cause. After an autopsy yesterday, it could be a week or more before results from toxicology tests are revealed.
SPORTS
February 11, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Orioles -- Agreed to terms with Bill Ripken (second baseman) on a one-year contract.National League * Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with Ken Caminiti (third baseman) on a one-year contract. Named Matt Galante dugout coach, Phil Garner third base coach, and Ed Ott first base coach.
SPORTS
May 27, 1998
HittingButch Huskey, Mets: 5 RBIs, 2 doubles.Ryan Jackson, Marlins: grand slam, double.Ken Caminiti, Padres: 4 RBIs, 2 doubles.PitchingDenny Neagle, Braves: 7 innings, 1 run, 7 hits.Kevin Brown, Padres: 8 innings, 1 run, 9 hits.Pub Date: 5/27/98
SPORTS
September 19, 1999
Astros: Ken Caminiti was 2-for-3 with an RBI single and is batting .386 (27-for-80) with 27 RBIs in the past 20 games.Cardinals: A sellout crowd of 45,536 pushed attendance above 3 million for the fourth time in franchise history, with six home games to go. St. Louis has topped 3 million the past two years because of Mark McGwire mania.
SPORTS
September 30, 1996
BaseballNL: Named Padres 3B Ken Caminiti (.382, 9 HRs) Player of the Month and Dodgers' Hideo Nomo (3-1, 1.91 ERA) Pitcher of the Month.Cubs: Fired pitching coach Ferguson Jenkins. Rehired coaches Dave Bialas, Tony Muser, Mako Oliveras, Dan Radison and Billy Williams.Mets: Fired coaches Tom McCraw, Steve Swisher, Rafael Landestoy and Mike Cubbage.CollegesCentennial Conference: Named Western Maryland junior CB Kevin Brown Defensive Player of the Week after his three interceptions at Ursinus tied conference single-game record.
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By Laura Vecsey | October 12, 2004
"I got really strong, really quick. I pulled a lot of muscles. I broke down a lot. I'm still paying for it. My tendons and ligaments got all torn up. My muscles got too strong for my tendons and ligaments. And now my body's not producing testosterone. You know what that's like? You get lethargic. You get depressed. It's terrible." - Ken Caminiti, May 2002, to Sports Illustrated KEN CAMINITI is dead. We don't know the cause. After an autopsy yesterday, it could be a week or more before results from toxicology tests are revealed.
SPORTS
October 16, 2004
Preston gets it right about Ravens QB Boller I am a die-hard, hard-headed Ravens fan. I also have been reading the sports page of The Sun for as long as I can remember. I can't stand Mike Preston. He's negative, and at times you wonder if he is even a fan of Baltimore sports at all. But let last Tuesday go down in history as the first time I have agreed with anything the man has to say, and he's absolutely right on target with quarterback Kyle Boller ["If Boller can't make Bills pay, benching should be next step]
SPORTS
April 1, 2001
Texas Rangers Record: 71-91, 4th place, 20 1/2 back Runs scored: 848 (9th in AL) Runs allowed: 974 (14th in AL) Manager: Johnny Oates Home: The Ballpark in Arlington That was then: A division winner in 1998 and 1999, Texas began last June tied for first place before plummeting to the basement with the AL's worst ERA (5.52) and fielding percentage (.978), nearly leading Oates to resign. This is now: Every team that won at least 85 games last year finished in the top half of its league in ERA, but the Rangers ignored their pitching trouble during the off-season to turbo-charge an already potent offense with free agents Alex Rodriguez, Andres Galarraga, Randy Velarde and Ken Caminiti.
SPORTS
September 19, 1999
Astros: Ken Caminiti was 2-for-3 with an RBI single and is batting .386 (27-for-80) with 27 RBIs in the past 20 games.Cardinals: A sellout crowd of 45,536 pushed attendance above 3 million for the fourth time in franchise history, with six home games to go. St. Louis has topped 3 million the past two years because of Mark McGwire mania.
SPORTS
May 27, 1998
HittingButch Huskey, Mets: 5 RBIs, 2 doubles.Ryan Jackson, Marlins: grand slam, double.Ken Caminiti, Padres: 4 RBIs, 2 doubles.PitchingDenny Neagle, Braves: 7 innings, 1 run, 7 hits.Kevin Brown, Padres: 8 innings, 1 run, 9 hits.Pub Date: 5/27/98
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By Andy Knobel | March 30, 1997
DodgersWhere they're coming from: A tumultuous season during which longtime manager Tom Lasorda retired and CF Brett Butler came back from throat cancer. Los Angeles lost its last four games, blowing the NL West lead and finishing second at 90-72. The Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs in three games by the Braves.Where they're going: The best pitching staff in baseball and a lineup with some of the best young hitters in the game will get the Dodgers back to the playoffs, where they'll be looking to end a six-game losing streak.
SPORTS
September 30, 1996
BaseballNL: Named Padres 3B Ken Caminiti (.382, 9 HRs) Player of the Month and Dodgers' Hideo Nomo (3-1, 1.91 ERA) Pitcher of the Month.Cubs: Fired pitching coach Ferguson Jenkins. Rehired coaches Dave Bialas, Tony Muser, Mako Oliveras, Dan Radison and Billy Williams.Mets: Fired coaches Tom McCraw, Steve Swisher, Rafael Landestoy and Mike Cubbage.CollegesCentennial Conference: Named Western Maryland junior CB Kevin Brown Defensive Player of the Week after his three interceptions at Ursinus tied conference single-game record.
SPORTS
September 19, 1995
Honors: Ken Caminiti of the Padres, who had four homers and batted .542 last week, was named Player of the Week. He became the first player in the league to hit homers from both sides of the plate in consecutive games.
SPORTS
April 1, 2001
Texas Rangers Record: 71-91, 4th place, 20 1/2 back Runs scored: 848 (9th in AL) Runs allowed: 974 (14th in AL) Manager: Johnny Oates Home: The Ballpark in Arlington That was then: A division winner in 1998 and 1999, Texas began last June tied for first place before plummeting to the basement with the AL's worst ERA (5.52) and fielding percentage (.978), nearly leading Oates to resign. This is now: Every team that won at least 85 games last year finished in the top half of its league in ERA, but the Rangers ignored their pitching trouble during the off-season to turbo-charge an already potent offense with free agents Alex Rodriguez, Andres Galarraga, Randy Velarde and Ken Caminiti.
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By Buster Olney | April 25, 1995
SAN DIEGO PADRESWhere they're coming from: They finished in last place with a 47-70 record but had the best record in the NL West after May 22.Where they're going: The 12-player trade with Houston makes the Padres the divisional front-runners.Key newcomers: 3B Ken Caminiti (.283), SS Andujar Cedeno (49 RBIs), CF Steve Finley (.276), 2B Jody Reed (.271).What must go right: The balky left knee of RF Tony Gwynn must hold up. Starters Andy Ashby and Joey Hamilton must pitch as well as they did a year ago. 1B Eddie Williams must produce no fewer than 85 RBIs.
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By Buster Olney | April 25, 1995
SAN DIEGO PADRESWhere they're coming from: They finished in last place with a 47-70 record but had the best record in the NL West after May 22.Where they're going: The 12-player trade with Houston makes the Padres the divisional front-runners.Key newcomers: 3B Ken Caminiti (.283), SS Andujar Cedeno (49 RBIs), CF Steve Finley (.276), 2B Jody Reed (.271).What must go right: The balky left knee of RF Tony Gwynn must hold up. Starters Andy Ashby and Joey Hamilton must pitch as well as they did a year ago. 1B Eddie Williams must produce no fewer than 85 RBIs.
SPORTS
February 11, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Orioles -- Agreed to terms with Bill Ripken (second baseman) on a one-year contract.National League * Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with Ken Caminiti (third baseman) on a one-year contract. Named Matt Galante dugout coach, Phil Garner third base coach, and Ed Ott first base coach.
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