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THE SAUNA JOURNAL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2001 D3 WEDNESDAY BY THE NUMBERS T TUESDAY'S GAMES American League East Division W L Pet GB Toronto 7 2 .778 — New York 6 2 .750 % Boston 5 Z .714 1 Baltimore 3 4 .429 3 Tampa Bay 1 7 .125 5'A Central Division W L Pet GB Minnesota 5 2 .714 — Cleveland 3 4 .429 2 Detroit 3 4 .429 2 Chicago 3 4 .429 2 I Kansas City 2 6 .250 3<A West Division W L Pet GB 4 2 .667 — . Anaheim 3 3 .600 1 .Texas 3 4 .429 1% •Oakland 2 4 .333 2 ! Monday's Results . Toronto 8, Tampa Bay 1 Minnesota 11, Detroit 5 I N.Y.Yankees 13, Kansas City 4 Ctiicago White Sox 9, Cleveland 2 Tuesday's Results Boston 10, Baltimore 1 Toronto 3, Tampa.Bay 2,10 innings ' Minnesota 8, Detroit 2 " N.Y Yankees 9, Kansas City 4 -1 Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 7 Texas at Anaheim, (n) Seattle al Oakland, (n) C Wednesday's Games N.Y. Yankees (Keisler 0-0) at Kansas City (Meadows 0-1), 1:05 p.m. Cleveland (Burba 0-0) al Chicago White Sox (EldredO-1), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (Johnson 0-0) at Boston (Castillo 00), 5:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Rupe 0-1) at Toronto (Loaiza 20), 8:05 p.m. Detroit (Mlicki 0-0) at Minnesota (Mays 1-0), •'7:05 p.m. ^ Texas (Glynn 0-1) at Anaheim (Ortiz 1-0), 9:05 p.m. • Seattle .(Sole 1-0) al Oakland (Mulder 0-1), 9:05 p.m. Thursday's Games Seattle at Oakland, 2:35 p.m. ' Baltimore at Boston, 5:05 p.m. Kansas City at Toronto, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. , Texas at Anaheim, 9:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE ' East Division , W L Pot. GB , Montreal 6 2 .750 — ••Philadelphia 6 2 .750 — iNewYork 3 4 .429 2% .Atlanta 3 6 .375 3 'Florida 2 6 .250 4 Central Division W L Pot. GB Houston 5 2 .714 — St. Louis 4 3 .571 1 Chicago 4 4 .500 VA •Pittsburgh 3 4 .429 2 CIncinnaU 3 5 .375 2'A Milwaukee 3 5 .375 2'A West Division W L Pet. GB San Francisco 5 2 .714 — Los Angeles- 4 3 .571 1 Colorado 3 4 .429 2 San Diego 3 4 .429 2 Arizona 2 4 .333 Z'A Monday's results New York 9, Atlanta 4 Cincinnati 8, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 3, Colorado 2 Montreal 7, Chicago 5 Philadelphia 5, Florida 4 Tuesday's results San Francisco 11, San Diego 6 Chicago'4, Montreal 2 Philadelphia 7, Florida 6 Houston 3, Milwaukee 0 Los Angeles at Arizona, (n) Wednesday's games Chicago (Tavarez 1-0) at Montreal (Thumian 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Florida (Grilll 0-1) at Philadelphia (Woll 0-1), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Dessens 1-0) at Pittsburgh (Anderson 0-1), 6:05 p.m. Atlanta (Maddux 1-0) at New York (Reed 1-0), 6:10 p.m. Houston (Miller 1-0) at Milwaukee (Sheets 01), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Astaclo 1-0) at SI. Louis (Morris 01), 7:10 p.m. Los Angelbs (Dreilort 0-1).at Arizona (Anderson 0-1), 8:05 p.m. San Francisco (Estes 0-1) at San Diego (Jones 0-1), 9:05 p.m. American League .YANKEES 9, ROYALS S NEW YORK KANSAS CITY abrhbl abrhbl Knblchll 5 12 3 Alices 2b 4 110 Bllngerll 0 0 0 0 Febles2b 0 0 0 0 Jeter ss 5 0 0 0 CBeltmcl 4 110 O'Neill rf 5 110 MJSwy lb 4 0 0 0 Justicedh 5 14 1 McCrtylb 0 0 0 0 Posada c 1 1 0 0 Dye rf 4 2 2 3 JOliverc 3 0 2 0 Randa3b 4 0 0 0 TMrtnzlb 4 2 10 Cuinndh 4 12 1 Cleman cl 4 13 3 DBrwn II 4 0 0 0 Sorlano2b 4 110 HOrtizc 3 0 2 1 Brosius 3b 4 111 RSnchz ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 40 915 8 Totals 34 5 8 S New York 030 100 005—9 Kansas City 010 013 000-5 E—HOrtlz 2 (2). DP—New York 1, Kansas City 1. LOB-New York 6, Kansas City 2.2B- TManlnez (2), Dye (3), HOrtlz 2 (2). 3B—Bro­ sius (1). HR—Coleman (1), Dye (2). SB- Knoblauch (3), O'Neill (1), Soriano (1). CS— Coleman (1), Ouinn (1). IP H RER BB SO New York Mussina 7 8 5 5 0 9 MendozaW,1-0 1 0 0 0 0 1 MRlvera 1 0 0 0 0 2 Kansas City Relchert 6 7 4 4 2 3 Grimsley 2 1 0 0 0 4 RHmandzL,0-1 2-3 5 5 5 0 1 Cogan 1-3 2 0 0 0 1 WP-RMHemandez. Umpires—Home, lassogna; Rrst, Reed; Second, Clari<; Third, Diaz. T—3:05. A—16,338(40,793). RED SOX 10, ORIOLES 1 BALTIMORE BOSTON abrhbl abrhbl BKAsn dh 3 10 0 TNIxon if 2 10 1 Bordlckss 3 0 11 OllminZb 3 110 DShldslI 4 0 0 0 Merloni 2b 10 10 Seguilb 3 0 10 CEvrttcl 4 12 0 Gbbonsib 1 0 0 0 DLewlscI 10 0 0 Rchard rf 3 0 2 0 MRmrz dh 3 0 12 Rpkn3b 3 0 0 0 Bchettedh 1 0 0 0' KnkadeOb 10 10 O'Lryll 5 0 10 Frdycec 2 0 0 0 Varilekc 4 2 2 1 Lunarc 0 0 0 0 Hlnbm3b 4 2 10 MoracI 4 0 10 Dubachib 4 3 3 5 Hairstn2b 3 0 0 0 Lnslngss 4 0 0 1 Totals 30 1 6 1 Totals 36101210 Baltimore 000 001 OOO— 1 Boston 030 610 OOx—10 E—Bordick (2). DP—Boston 2. LOB-Baltimore 7, Boston 7.2B—Bordick (3), Richard (1), Varitok 2 (3), Daubach (2). HR-Daubach 2 (4). SB—Bordick (2), CEverett (1). CS-Rlchard (1). SF—TNIxon. IP H HER BB SO Baltimore PonsonL,0-2 3 1-3 6 8 6 2 6 Maduro 1 2-3 6 2 2 0 0 BRyan 1 0 0 0 1 0 Tramblay 1 0 0 0 0 1 Kohlmeler 1 1 0 0 0 0 Boston NomoW,2-0 6 4 1 1 4 4 WakelieldS,1 3 2 0 0 0 2 HBP—by Waliefield (Lunar), by Ponson (TNIxon). Umpires—Home, Bucknor; First, Runge, Brian; Second, Rallly; Third, Kellogg. T—2:56. A—27,664 (33,871). WHITE SOX 8, INDIANS 7 CLEVEUND CHICAGO abrhbl abrhbl Vizqueiss 4 2 10 Ditiam2b 5 0 2 1 JolCbra cl 4 2 10 JAVIIln ss 3 0 0 0 Tbnseeph 1 0 0 0 Thmasdh 30 10 RAImr2b '3120 MOdnzrl 5 0 0 0 JGnzlezrl 3 113 Knerkolb 4 111 Burks If 3 0 0 1 CNLee II 4 3 3 1 WCrdrolb 3 0 0 1 JRmtzcf 0 0 0 0 MCdvadh 4 111 SngltoncI 4 110 BmyanSb 4 0 0 0 Peny3b 4 12 2 EADiaz c 3 0 0 0 Clayton ss 0 10 0 Thomeph 10 10 SAIomrc 4 12 2 JaCnjz pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 7 7 6 Totals 36" 8 12 7 Cleveland 202 120 000-7 Chicago « 030 210 02x-8 E—Branyan (1), Drew (1), Perry 2 (2). DP— Cleveland 1, Chicago 1. LOB—Cleveland 4, Chicago 8.2B—Durham (2), Perry 2 (4), SAIo- mar (1). HR^Gonzalez (4), MCofdova (1), Konerko (1), CNLee (1). SB-CNLee (2). S— RAIomar. IP H RER BB SO Cleveland Drew 3 2-3 6 5 3 2 3 Speler 11-3 2 1 1 0 3 Karsay 2 0 0 0 1 3 ShueyL,0-1 1 4 2 2 1 1 Chicago Parque 4 1-3 6 7 6 1 3 SLowe 0 0 0 0 3 0 Glover W, 1-0 3 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 FoulkeS,2 1 1 0 0 0 1 SLowe pitched to 3 batters in the 5th. WP—Drew 2, Shuey Umpires—Home, Phillips; First, Froemming; Second, Cousins; Third, Nelson, Jelf. T—2:56. A—12,465(44,321). TWINS a, TIGERS 2 DETROIT MINNESOTA abrhbl • abrhbl Cedeno rf 4 0 0 0 CQzmn ss 4 0 2 0 EasleySb 3 10 0 RlvasSb 5 3 4 1 Hggnsnll 4 12 2 Lawtondh 5 110 TCIark lb 5 0 2 0 DOrtiz lb 3 2 2 4 Paimerdh 4 0 0 0 Mntkwib 0 0 0 0 DCmzss 4 0 10 Bchnanrf 4 113 JEcrcncf 3 0 0 0 Koskie3b 4 0 10 Halter 3b 3 0 10 Kieltycl 3 0 0 0 Ingec 3 0 O'O JJonesll 4 0 0 0 Magee ph 1 0 0 0 Prince c 4 110 Totals 34 2 6 2 Totals 36 612 8 Detroit 002 000 000 —2 Minnesota 104 030 OOx—8 E—Easley (2), Koskie (1). LOB—Detroit 11, Minnesota 7.2B—TCIark (3), Halter (2), DOrtiz (1). HR—Hlgginson (2), DOrtiz (3), Buchanan (1). S—CGuzman. IP H RER BB SO Detroit Perisho L,0-1 4 1-3 6 6 5 0 1 HMunay 2 2-3 4 2 2 1 2 MJAnderson 1 2 0 0 0 0 Minnesota Milton W,1-0 6 6 2 2 2 3 Romero 2 0 0 0 0 1 Hawkins 1 0 0 0 3 1 HBP—by Milton (JEncarnaclon), by HMurray (Kielty). WP—MJAnderson. Umpires—Home, Kulpa; First, Bell; Second, Foster, Marty; Third, Barksdale. T—2:43. A-9,130 (48,678). BLUE JAYS 3, TAMPA BAY abrhbl 5 0 2 0 3 111 4 0 0 0 4 12 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 10 4 0 0 0 36 2 6 2 DEVIL RAYS 2 TORONTO GWlms cf RJhnsri 2b GVghn dh McGrff lb Grieve II Castilla3b JQullln d Flhertyc FMdnz ss Totals Tampa Bay Toronto Stewart II ASGzlzss Mndesi rf CDlgdolb Filmerdh TBIsta3b FItcherc JoCruzcl Frye2b Totals 000 001 abrhbl 4 0 11 4 0 10 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 10 4 111 4 110 4 111 2 0 0 0 33 3 6 3 001 0—2 One out when winning run scored. DP—Tampa Bay 1. LOB—Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4. ZB-GWilllams (2), Stewart (4). HR-RJohnson (1), McGrtff (1), TBatista (3), JoCruz(3).SB-GWilliams(1). IP H RER BB SO Tampa Bay Rekar 7 6' '2 2 2 5 Stur1zeL,0-1 21-3 1 1 1 0 3 Toronto CCarpenter 7 5 1115 KEscobar 1 0 0 0 0 2 Koch 1 1110 1 QuantrillW,2-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Umpires—Home, Eddlngs; Rrst, Crawford; Second, Cooper; Third, Gorman. T—2:20. A-18,071 (50,516). National League ASTROS 3, BREWERS 0 HOUSTON MILWAUKEE abrhbl abrhbl Lugoss 5 0 0 0 TFmdz3b 4 0 2 0 Bigglo2b 4 0 10 Blllard2b 4 0 10 Bgwell'lb 1 0 0 0 Jenkins II 4 0 0 0 Brkmnlf 4 0 0 0 Sexsonib 4 0 0 0 Hidalgo cl 3 110 BumiUri 3 0 10 DWard rt 4 0 10 Hmnds cf 3 0 0 0 Bari(ercf 0 10 0 JHmdzss 3 0 2 0 Asmus c 3 0 10 Blanco c 3 0 0 0 Tniby3b 4 12 3 Rlgdonp 2 0 0 0 Limap 4 0 0 0 Wthersp 0 0 0 0 BWgnr p 0 0 0 0 DWhite ph 10 0 0 Lskanic p 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 3 6 3 Totals 31 0 6 0 Houston . 000 000 003—3 Milwaukee 000 000 000-<l E—DWard (1), Truby (1). DP—Houston 2. LOB-Houston 7, Milwaukee 4. HR—Tnjby (4). SB—Bagwell (1), Truby (1). S—Ausmus. IP H RER BB SO Houston LimaW,1-0 8 6 0 0 0 5 BWagnerS,2 1 0 0 0 0 3 Milwaukee Rlgdon 7 3 0 0 3 6 Weathers 1 0 0 0 1 0 Leskanic L,0-2 1 3 3 3 0 2 Lima pltohed to 1 batter in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Meals; First, Cuzzi; Second, Brinkman; Third, Benin. T—2:37. A—23,577 (43,000). CUBS 4, EXPOS 2 CHICAGO MONTREAL abrhbl abrhbl EYung2b 5 110 BrgroncI 3 0 0 0 Mueller 3b 4 0 10 Brdleyph 10 0 0 SSosarf 4 112 Vldro2b 5 0 2 0 Hndleyc 3 10 0 Tatls3b 3 0 0 0 RBWlell 3 110 VGrerorf 3 0 0 0 Bulordcl 0 0 0 0 LStvnsIb 4 111 Stalrsib 1 0 0 0 Blumll 4 111 Zulelalb 2 0 11 OCabrass 4 0 2 0 Mlhir.cl 3 0 0 1 Banettc 4 0 10 Ojeda ss 3 0 0 0 Armas p 2 0 10 Fmswr p 0 0 0 0 Stewart p 0 0 0 0 RBrwn ph 0 0 0 0 Sgignol ph 10 0 0 Fssero p 0 0 0 0 GMota p 0 0 0 0 Tapani p 2 0 0 0 MJJhsn p 0 0 0 0 Gterrez ss 1 0 0 0 Slrckln p 0 0 0 0 Raines ph 10 10 Totals 31 4 5 4 Totals 35 2 9 2 Chicago 000 004 000—4 Montreal 010 000 010—2 E-Ojeda (1). DP—Chicago 1. LOB-Chicago 8, Montreal 9. 2B—EYoung (3), RBWhito (2), Vidro (2). HR—SSosa (4), LStevens (3), Blum (1). S—Gutierrez, Bergeron. IP H RER BB SO Chicago Tapani W,2-0 6 6 1 1 2 5 Famsworth 2 2 110 3 FasseroS,3 1 1 0 0 0 1 Montreal Armas L,0-2 5 1-3 3 4 4 4 3 Stewart 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 GMota 1 10 0 11 MJJohnson 1 • 0 0 0 0 0 Strickland 1 0 0 0 1 0 HBP-by Strickland (RBrown). Umpires—Home, Hudson; Rrst, Welke, Tim; Second, Timmons; Third, Cederstrom. T—2:50. A-8,314 (46,620). PHILLIES 7, MARLINS 6 FLORIDA PHILADELPHIA abrhbl abrhbl LCstllo2b 4 111 Glnvillecl 4 2 3 3 Owens rt 5 110 Rollins ss 4 0 0 1 Roydll 4 110 Abreuri 2 10 0 PWilsncf 5 0,2 1 Rolen3b 4 12 3 CJhnsnc 2 113 Lbrthalc 5 0 10 DLLeelb 4 111 TLeelb 3 0 2 0 AFox 3b 2 0 0 0 Bunell If 4 110 Barg3b 1 0 0 0 M0Asn2b 4 110 AGnzlz ss 4 12 0 TImaco p 10 10 VNunezp 1 0 0 0 Mchelsph 10 0 0 Mabry ph 1 0 0 0 Brock p 0 0 0 0 Dmsbrp 0 0 0 0 KJordnph 10 0 0 Looperp 0 0 0 0 Cmilerp 0 0 0 0 Mlllarph 1 0 0 0 Gomesp 0 0 0 0 Allnsca p 0 0 0 0 Nwhan ph 1110 Mesap 0 0 0 0 Totals 34 6 9 6 Totals 34 712 7 Florida 300 101 100—6 Philadelphia 000 024 Olx—7 E-AGonzalez (2). DP-Florida 1. LOB— Rorida 7, Philadelphia 10. 2B—PWilson 2 (5), AGonzalez (4), Rolen (3), Newhan (1). 3B— LCastillo (1). HR—CJohnson (1), DLLee (2), GlanviUe (2), Rolen (2). CS—TLee (1). S— VNunez, Glanville. SF—Rollins. IP H RER BB SO Florida VNunez 5 6 2 2 2 2 Darensbourg 2-3 3 4 4 1 1 Looper 1 1-3 2 0 0 0 1 Altonseca L,0-1 1 1112 0 Philadelphia Telemaco 4 7 4 4 1 1 Brock 2 11112 Cormier 2-301110 Gomes W,1-0 11-3 1 0 0 1 0 MesaS,3 1 0 0 0 1 1 Umpires—Home, Rieker; Rrst, Carlson; Second, Tschida; Third, Davis. T—3:12. A—11,376 (62,418). 020 000 OOO 1—3 GIANTS 11, PADRES 6 SAN FRANCISCO SAN DIEGO abrhbl abrhbl Benardcl 3 2 10 DJcksn2b 5 0 2 0 CMunycl 10 11 Kotsayd 3 0 0 0 Auritiass 4 2 2 0 SPerezcf 2 110 Embre p 1 0 0 0 Klesko lb 2 0 0 0 Grdnerp 0 0 0 0 Maurerp 10 0 0 Bondsif 5 0 0 0 WGnzlzph 10 0 0 Kent2b 5 2 2 5 NevinOb 3 0 10 Snow lb 4 2 2 0 AAriasOb 12 10 Crespo lb 1 0 0 0 Gwynn rf 3 0 10 Riosrt 4 3 3 3 Tmmlllf 12 12 RDavis3b 3 0 0 0 Darrll 4 0 0 0 Fellz 3b 0 0 0 0 BDavis c 4 12 3 Estlellac 4 0 0 1 Gomezss 2 0 0 0 RROrtz p 3 0 0 0 Mendez ss 10 0 0 REMtzss 0 0 0 0, Jams p 0 0 0 0 WWIms ph 10 0 0 Wtsickp 10 0 0 Mgdan lb 2 0 11 Totals 38111110 Totals 37 610 6 San Francisco 404 000 120 —11 San Diego 000 000 240— 6 E—RDavls (2). DP—San Francisco 1. LOB—San Francisco 3, San Diego 6.2B—Be- nard (1), DJackson (3), Nevln (5), Trammell (2). HR-Kent 2 (3), Rios 2 (2), BDavis (1). IP H RER BB SO San Francisco RROrtizW,2-0 62-3 4 2 1 2 7 Embree 1 1-3 5 4 4 0 1 Gardner 1 1 0 0 0 0 San Diego Jan/is L,0-1 3 7 8 8 1 5 Witaslck 3 0 0 0 0 5 Maurer 3 4 3 3 2 2 WP—Maurer. Umpires—Home, Young; Rrst, Scott; Second, Culbreth; Third, Retcher. T—2:49. A-€1,277 (46,510). DIAMONDBACKS 2, DODGERS 0 LOS ANGELES ARIZONA abrhbl abrhbl Godwincf 4 0 0 0 Wmackss 3 10 0 Grdzln2b 4 0 0 0 JBell2b 3 0 10 Shifieldll 3 0 0 0 LGnzlzll 3 111 Greenrt 3 0 0 0 MtWms3b 3 0 0 0 Karrasib 3 0 10 SFInleycl 3 0.0 0 Dnnis 3b 3 0 0 0 Butisia rf 3 0 0 0 Loducac 3 0 10 MEGrolb 3 0 10 Corass 3 0 0 0 DMlllerc 3 0 0 0 KBnmp 2 0 0 0 Schllngp 2 0 0 0 Grssom ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 29 0 2 0 Totals 26 2 3 1 Los Angeles 000 000 000-0 Arizona 000 100 10x-2 E—Karros (1). DP—Los Angeles 2. LOB- Los Angeles 2. HR—LGonzalez (6). IP H RER BB SO Los Angeles KBrownL,0-1 8 3 2 1 0 8 Arizona Schilling W,2-0 9 2 0 0 0 10 Umpires—Home, Wendeistedt, Hu; Rrst, Higgins, Scott; Second, Marsh; Third, Morrison. T—1:55. A—29,191 (48,500). Baseball Today By Ttie Associated Press SCOREBOARD Wednesday, April 11 Seattle at Oakland (9:05 p.m. CDT). The first- place Mariners, averaging nearly six runs, lace Tim Hudson, who has allowed Just four runs in two starts. STARS Monday • Mike Piazza, Mats, homered twice and drove in five runs as the New York won Its home opener 9-4 against the Atlanta Braves. • Shannon Stewart, Blue Jays, went 3-lor-5 with two RBIs in an 8-1 win over Tampa Bay. • Marion Anderson, Phillies, singled home the winning ran in the bottom ol the ninth as Philadelphia beat Rorida 5-4. • Jorge Posada, Yankees, went 3-lor-5, including a homer, with three nins scored and lour RBIs in New York's 13-4 victory over Kansas City. SEAN RETURNS Former Pittsburgh high school star and current Cincinnati Reds lirst baseman Sean Casey ruined the Pirates' first game at PNC Part< by hitting' a two-run homer and collecting five RBIs on Monday. The Reds beat the Pirates 8-2. ST. LOUIS GONE WILD Ray Lanktord scored on Jose Jimenez's bases-loaded wild pitch in the ninth inning and the SL Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rock­ ies 3-2 Monday. STRONG IN DEFEAT Sammy Sosa went 2-for-3 with two homers and four RBIs in Chicago's 7-5 loss to Montreal on Monday. SLOPPY START Tampa Bay fell to 1-6 with an 8-2 loss to Toronto on Monday, continuing the worst start In franchise history. The Devil Rays committed two errors and lead the majors with 12. SEVEN RUN SEVENTH The New Yorii Yankees scored seven rans on seven hits in the seventh inning Monday as the Yankees beat Kansas City 13-4. Derek Jeter had tour hits on the night with an RBI triple In the seventh, and Jorge Posada had three hits and four RBIs, including a homer in his third straight game. STINT Anaheim Angels second baseman Adam Kennedy started a rehabilitation stint with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Calllornla League on Monday. Kennedy was the starting second baseman for the Angels during the 2000 season. SIDELINED The New Yori( Mats placed outfielder Benny Agbayanl on the 15-day disabled list Monday. Agbayani will miss 2-to-4 weeks with a chipped bone in his lelt wrist alter being hit by a pitch In Montreal on Sunday. STANDING ROOM ONLY Minnesota drew 46,103 fans Monday night in an 11 -3 win over Detroit in their home opener. It was the largest crowd in the Metrodome since 1993. SPEAKING •1 knew we had a good team. It's just coming Nomo sharp again as Red Sox stop O's Nomo scatters four hits over six innings; Daubacli HRs twice By The Associated Press BOSTON — In his first game since the second no- hitter of his career, Hideo Nomo allowed four hits in six innings on Tuesday night and got another two homers from Brian Dauhach as the Boston Red Sox beat ROUNDUP t h e Baltimore Orioles 10-1. Nomo (2-0) received a consolation cheer from the crowd when he allowed Baltimore's first hit, a bunt single to Melvin Mora with two outs in the second. Daubach, who homered twice last Wednesday when Nomo stole the spotlight in his Red Sox debut, drove in five runs while leading Boston's 12-hit attack. Jason Varitek doubled twice, and Tim Wakefield pitched the final three innings for his first save. Sidney Ponson (0-2) gave up eight runs — six earned — and six hits in 3 innings. Blue Jays 3, Devil Rays 2 TORONTO — Jose Cruz homered in the 10th, sending Tampa Bay to its seventh straight loss and giving Toronto its sixth win in seven games this season. Tanyon Sturtze (0-1) pitched two hitless innings before Cruz connected with one out for his third home run of the season. The Associated Press Royals baserunner Mark Quinn is tagged, out by Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the second inning of Tue- day's game. Quinn was attempting to steal second. Tony Batista also homered for the Blue Jays, who lead AL with 16. Paul Quantrill (2-0) pitched a scoreless 10th for the win. White Sox 8, Indians 7 CHICAGO — Sandy Alomar Jr., playing the 1,000th game of his major league career, drove in the go-ahead run against his old team in the eighth as Chicago won consecutive games for the first time this year Gary Glover (1-0) struck out one in 3% scoreless innings. Keith Foulke pitched the ninth for his second save. Paul Shuey (0-1) allowed two runs and four hits in one inning. Carlos Lee and Paul Konerko also had solo homers for the White Sox. Twins 8, Tigers 2 MINNEAPOLIS — David Ortiz and Brian Buchanan hit three-run homers. The Twins, whose 116 home runs last year were last in the majors by 28, have hit 10 in seven games. Eric Milton (1-0) allowed six hits in six innings, including Bobby Higginson's two-run homer in the third. Matt Perisho (0-1) gave up five runs in 4% innings, yielding six hits and a walk. KC / Bullpen blows lead FROM PAGE D1 the Royals five straight times this season, erupted against Roberto Hernandez (0-1), who was handed a 5-4 lead starting the ninth. "It's nice to have that kind of depth," said New York manager Joe Torre. "He can play all three outfield positions. He's impressed me." The Yankees have beaten the Royals 27 times in their last 34 meetings. "Every time we play the Yankees, I get tired of complimenting them," Royals manager Tony Muser said. "They are a very, very, very good baseball team. I've been asked how great are they I wasn't alive in 1927, so it's hard for me to compare them in history" The Royals, whose bullpen blew 56 save chances in the past two years, are counting on Hernandez, who was acquired from Tampa Bay, to turn a' weakness into a strength. "I tried to get ahead of Coleman," Hernandez said.. "You have to tip your hat to him. I threw him my best pitch and he just happened to hit it out of the ballpark." • IWAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Pujols makes transition from Class A Rookie has given the Cardinals unexpected offensive production By R.B. FALLSTROM The Associated Press ST. LOUIS — What was supposed to be a one-week trial may turn out to be the start of something special for St. Louis Cardinals rookie Albert Pujols. Pujols, 21, spent almost all of his first professional season at Class A Peoria. He made the team despite the misgivings of some in the organization who felt the major leagues might be too much of a shortcut, and was supposed to head to the minors when Bobby Bonilla recovered from a hamstring injury "There were no guarantees," general manager Walt Jocketty Isaid. "We were going to make a decision, and he was one of the alternatives." When Bonilla was activated Monday, Pujols was still on the roster. He's been too good, wherever he's played, to send down. "We were trying to, but he kept hitting," batting coach Mike Easier said. "They're going to be standing in line to watch him hit like Mark McGwire pretty soon." Pujols was 7-for-14 with a home run, three doubles and eight RBIs in a three-game sweep at Arizona over the weekend, filling the offensive void with McGwire and Jim Edmonds sidelined by injuries. "For him to play the way he's playing now is unbelievable," Edmonds said. He homered again, a two-run shot off Denny Neagle, in the Cardinals' 3-2 victory in the home- opening victory over the Colorado Rockies, and is batting .346 with a team-high 10 RBIs. "It's wonderful to see," Bonilla said. "It's neat when something like that happens. The kid can really play" Pujols, a ISth-round draft pick two years ago but the organization's minor league player of the year last season, is not overly impressed with any of this. Facing Randy Johnson last week in Arizona, there was just a touch of awe. "I wasn't intimidated," Pujols said. "But this is a guy I was watching on TV when I was growing up. It was like, I can't believe I'm facing Randy Johnson." Johnson struck out Pujols the first at-bat. But in the third inning, Pujols hit a two-run, two-out double off Johnson to put the Cardinals ahead for good in a game they eventually won 9-4. In his first game at Busch Stadium, Pujols received a loud ovation, then hit the homer in his • first at-bat to a roar that wouldn't stop until he emerged from the dugout to tip his cap. Making a curtain call was a natural progression considering the fast track he's on. "It was real nice," Pujols said. "I'm relaxing, that's the main thing. I'm just playing the game the way I know how." Too good to be true, Pujols also is versatile. He started at third base Monday, but moved to right field in a double switch. He also can play first base or left field, and appeared in five games at shortstop during spring training. "He's got the whole package," manager Tony La Russa said. "He's got good hands, can play different positions, has a nice arm and a good eye." Last year, Pujols was the organization's top power prospect. But he was in Peoria, 111., three big steps away from the major leagues. "I'll tell you what, I'm blessed," Pujols said. "There are not too many guys that make the big leagues the second year in pro ball." During the organizational winter meetings. Easier heard others raving about Pujols and rolled his eyes a bit. Not after watching his amazing ascendance that began in spring training. Now he calls Pujols, who batted :314 and totaled 19 homers and 96 RBIs last year, perhaps the best young hitting prospect in the major leagues since Cesar Cedeno broke in with the Houston Astros in 1970. Pujols was just as impressive on defense in the home opener ""This is opening day in St. Louis and he's playing like a seasoned veteran," Easier said. "And he hits a bomb on top of it. That stuff just doesn't happen, but that's good for St. Louis, and it's going to be great for St. Louis." The A550ciated Press Padres' George Arias dives for a base hit by the Giants' Calvin Murray in thQ eighth inning of San Francisco's 11-6 victory Tuesday afternoon. Kent, Rios power Giants ROUNDUP San Francisco maintains its domination of Padres this season behind the long ball By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Hitting two homers was no big deal for Jeff Kent, last year's NL MVP. Armando Rios hitting two homers, now that was huge. Kent and Rios each homered twice and drove in San Francisco's first eight runs as the Giants ruined the San Diego Padres' home opener 11-6 on Tuesday. Kent had five RBIs and home­ red for the third time in six days against San Diego. The defending NL West champion Giants are 4-0 this season against the Padres, who finished last in 2000, 21 games back. Rios, a left-hander, is coming back from off­ season reconstructive surgery on his left elbow. He underwent a "Tommy John" procedure on Oct. 26. "Today was very big for me," Rios said. "I haven't hit a home rim in so long. In batting practice, I haven't been driving the ball. The last thing I was thinking was home runs." Kent and Rios homered in both the first and third innings, quickly silencing the sellout crowd of 61,277 that had given Tony Gwynn a long standing ovation during pregame introductions and cheered new Hall of Famer Dave Winfield during the ceremonial first pitch. Cubs 4, Expos 2 MONTREAL — Sammy Sosa hit his third homer in two games and Chicago stopped Montreal's four-game winning streak. Kevin Tapani (2-0) allowed just one run — on Lee Stevens' third homer of the season m the second — and six hits in six innings. Phillies 7, Marlins 6 PHILADELPHIA — Scott Rolen and Doug ; GlanviUe each had three RBIs and Jimmy RoUins drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly .off Antonio Alfonseca (0-1). The PhiUies, who swept a .season-opening, three-game series in Florida, have won five straight against the Marlins. . Diamondbacks 2, Dodgers 0 PHOENIX— Curt SchiUing (2-0) threw a two-hitter and struck out 10 to beat Kevin Brown (0-1) as Arizona stopped a four-game losing streak. Schilling, who beat the Dodgers for the second time in six days, didn't walk a batter in his 16th career shutout and 66th complete game. Arizona scored an unearned .rim in the fourth and Luis Gonzalez homered in the seventh off Brown, who made' his first appearance of the season. He allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked none in his 72nd complete game. Astros 3, Brewers 0 MILWAUKEE — Chris Truby hit a three^ run homer in the ninth inning off Curtis Leskanic (0-2), dropping Milwaukee to 3-1 at Miller Park. • Jose Lima (1-0) allowed six hits and struck out five, leaving after Tony Fernandez's infield single in the ninth. Billy Wagner then struck out the side. ;

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