August 25, 1998
Major-league home run leader Mark McGwire may have inadvertently recharged the debate over muscle-building nutritional supplements with his recent admission that he uses a testosterone-enhancing drug, but it seems unlikely that it will prompt Major League Baseball to place tighter restrictions on the legal products that many players use to improve their performance.At least not any time soon.McGwire confirmed last week that he uses a substance called androstenedione, which causes a temporary increase in the amount of testosterone the body produces and helps build lean muscle mass.
April 5, 1998
Quote: "[Friday] night I was on first and he asked about Don [Wengert], since they were in Oakland together. Then, I'll be danged he hits one out on him." -- Padres' Tony Gwynn, on Mark McGwire, who homered off Wengert in the sixth. It's a fact: The expansion Diamondbacks switched uniforms for the fourth time in five games, donning white caps with purple brims for the first time and sleeved jerseys for the first time since Opening Day. Who's hot: The Cubs' Terry Mulholland is 14-4 lifetime vs. the Expos.
June 22, 1998
Quote: "Sorry, I'm off today." -- Brewers owner Bud Selig, in the press box at County Stadium for the first time this homestand, on reports he's about to become commissioner.It's a fact: The Braves' Denny Neagle (Arundel) has allowed 16 homers; he gave up 18 last year.Who's hot: The Cardinals' Brian Jordan (Milford Mill) went 8-for-12 in the series and leads the NL at .350.Who's not: The Diamondbacks' Devon White went 0-for-5 against the Cardinals yesterday and was 0-for-13 in the three-game series.
June 5, 2001
He said it "I'm just looking for somebody to get lukewarm." --Bob Boone, Reds manager, after the team made its 44th player transaction of the season On deck Aaron Sele of the Mariners tries to im prove to 9-0 tonight, facing the Rangers. Who's hot Reds pinch hitters are 9-for-18 after a 5-for-65 start. Who's not Devil Rays pitchers lead the major leagues with 38 hit batsmen. It's a fact Pitcher Mike Hamp ton has as many home runs (two) as Mark McGwire and Ken Griffey combined. ORIOLES SCHEDULE Tue..