July 8, 1997
CLEVELAND -- It's a story of cheers and boos, of love and loss, of family and fraternity.It's the story of Robbie Alomar and Sandy Alomar, brothers and temporary teammates tonight in the All-Star Game at Jacobs Field.They have been American League teammates three times before and combined for 13 All-Star appearances, but never in circumstances so dramatic or emotional.Sandy, the Cleveland Indians' catcher, is having a career year with a 30-game hitting streak and a league-leading .375 batting average; no player will hear louder cheers tonight.
July 9, 1998
Due to an editing error in yesterday's final edition, a quote from the Orioles' Roberto Alomar was attributed to his brother, the Cleveland Indians' Sandy Alomar Jr., incorrectly stating his free-agent status. Sandy Alomar is signed with the Indians through next season with a club option through 2000.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 7/09/98
June 30, 1999
Quote: "He bowed to me and I said, `OK, OK, start pitching. Just don't have too many more balls like that."-- Indians outfielder Kenny Lofton, after pitcher Dave Burba turned and bowed to him for leaping above the padding to rob Todd Walker.It's a fact: The Yankees have the same record (23-14) at home and on the road.Who's hot: The Yankees' Derek Jeter has reached base safely in 72 of the 73 games in which he has played.Who's not: The White Sox made two errors to increase their league-leading total to 70.On deck: Indians catcher Sandy Alomar, sidelined since June 21 after surgery on his left knee, said he would likely go to Double-A Akron next week on a rehab assignment.
March 9, 2006
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- The Orioles' bullpen turned in another clunker yesterday in a 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, with Ricky Bottalico and Jim Brower the primary culprits. Brower couldn't hold a 3-0 lead after replacing starter Eric DuBose. He allowed a run in the third inning on three straight two-out singles, and an RBI grounder by Bill Mueller and bases-empty homer by Sandy Alomar Jr. tied the game in the fourth. Twins vs. Orioles Fort Lauderdale, Fla., today, 1:05 p.m.
April 3, 1993
I knew my life had changed when Sandy Alomar arrived at spring training with a stiff back and I wasn't worried.Sandy Alomar is a catcher for the Cleveland Indians, who had a wonderful rookie season, then missed much of the last two seasons with a series of injuries.[From the Associated Press report: Alomar's latest ailment is a strained lower back, the result of his marathon, straight-through drive from Cleveland to Winter Haven for last week's start of spring training. He says it's a minor problem, and the Indians' doctors have shut him down for a week or so only as a precaution.
May 27, 1998
Athletics: Shortstop Kurt Abbott left the game with a bruised left elbow after being hit by a pitch from Rolando Arrojo in the first inning. The team isn't scheduled to play today and tomorrow, the first time other than the All-Star break it's had scheduled consecutive off days since 1978.Devil Rays: Tampa Bay concluded a 12-game road trip with a 7-5 record and will be off today, ending a string of 19 games in 19 days.Blue Jays: Toronto had eight hits, ending its streak of five games with at least 10. Alex Gonzalez, who struck out in four of his five at-bats Monday, fanned once yesterday.