Around the Majors: Angels take a 1-0 lead

1) Yesterday’s score–

Angels 3, White Sox 2 (Angels lead the series, 1-0)

2) Today’s schedule–

Angels (Jarrod Washburn, 3.20, 19 RSAA) at White Sox (Mark Buehrle, 3.12, 36 RSAA), 8:00
Astros (Andy Pettitte, 2.39, 43 RSAA) at Cardinals (Chris Carpenter, 2.83, 39 RSAA), 8:00

3) ANGELS 3, WHITE SOX 2

                 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
                 - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Angels           0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   3   7  1
White Sox        0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2   7  0

* Angels P Paul Byrd’s line–6 IP, 5 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 31   35   3.90   33  33  228.1  129  5.08 10.60  17  11   0  18  10  Royals       
2004 33    5   3.94   19  19  114.1   79  6.22 11.34   8   7   0   8   7  Braves       
2005 34   10   3.74   31  31  204.1  102  4.49 11.06  12  11   0  13  10  Angels       
CAREER    50   4.23  246 158 1111.2  654  5.29 11.88  72  64   0  74  62 
LG AVG     0   4.42          1111.2  804  6.51 12.91  62  62 

* White Sox P Jose Contreras’s line–8 1/3 IP, 7 H, 3 R/ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 31    8   3.30   18   9   71     72  9.13 11.03   7   2   0   6   3  Yankees      
2004 32  -16   5.50   31  31  170.1  150  7.93 13.63  13   9   0   9  13  Yankees/White Sox
2005 33   20   3.61   32  32  204.2  154  6.77 11.48  15   7   0  13   9  White Sox    
CAREER    12   4.28   81  72  446    376  7.59 12.23  35  18   0  28  25 
LG AVG     0   4.49           446    310  6.26 12.86  25  25 

4) Yesterday’s HR–

Garret Anderson
Joe Crede

5) The Pirates gave new manager Jim Tracy a 3 year contract

6) The Orioles removed interim from manager Sam Perlozzo’s title and promoted Mike Flanagan to executive VP.

7) The Mariners removed INF Justin Leone from the 40 man roster.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2004   26    0  .298  .441  .739  .493   4.67  .216   6   13    1   31  Mariners     
CAR          0  .298  .441  .739  .493   4.67  .216   6   13    1   31 
LG AVG       0  .338  .434  .773  .500   5.16  .271   3   14    2 
POS AVG      0  .338  .437  .775  .506   5.22  .265   4   15    2 

8) The Rockies claimed C Miguel Ojeda off waivers from the Mariners.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   28   -2  .331  .362  .693  .438   4.10  .234   4   22    1   61  Padres       
2004   29    1  .322  .429  .751  .514   4.99  .256   8   26    0   62  Padres       
2005   30  -10  .256  .225  .482  .141   1.72  .147   1    9    1   59  Padres/Mariners
CAR        -11  .308  .353  .662  .394   3.74  .221  13   57    2  182 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.15  .269  14   55    7 
POS AVG    -12  .321  .393  .715  .406   4.19  .255  11   52    2 

9) The Marlins interviewed Braves bench coach Fredi Gonzalez for their managerial job.

10) The Tigers hired Don Slaught (hitting), Andy Van Slyke (1B, OF, baserunning), Lloyd McClendon (bullpen), Gene Lamont (3B) and Rafael Belliard (INF) as coaches.

11) Today’s birthdays–

GLENN BECKERT, 1940, AGE: 65
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1965   24  -37  .275  .298  .573  .253   2.55  .239   3   30    6  154  Cubs         
1970   29  -33  .323  .349  .671  .317   3.95  .288   3   36    4  143  Cubs         
1973   32  -22  .313  .290  .603  .270   2.88  .255   0   29    0  114  Cubs         
CAR       -131  .318  .345  .663  .400   3.83  .283  22  360   49 1320 
LG AVG       0  .325  .385  .710  .500   4.33  .260 117  569   75 
POS AVG    -98  .314  .341  .654  .418   3.66  .257  53  422   76 

JOE CRONIN, 1906-84
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1930   23   41  .422  .513  .934  .667   8.19  .346  13  126   17  154  Senators
1933   26   33  .398  .445  .843  .653   6.91  .309   5  118    5  152  Senators     
1938   31   41  .428  .536  .964  .669   8.97  .325  17   94    7  143  Red Sox      
CAR        243  .390  .468  .857  .583   6.81  .301 170 1424   87 2124 
LG AVG       0  .358  .417  .775  .500   5.57  .286 129 1051  105 
POS AVG   -184  .344  .377  .720  .424   4.72  .271  75  899  105 

SID FERNANDEZ, 1962, AGE: 43
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1989 26   13   2.83   35  32  219.1  198  8.12  9.77  14   5   0  11   8  Mets         
1992 29   15   2.73   32  32  214.2  193  8.09  9.77  14  11   0  15  10  Mets         
1993 30   14   2.93   18  18  119.2   81  6.09  9.10   5   6   0   7   4  Mets         
CAREER    71   3.36  307 300 1866.2 1743  8.40 10.50 114  96   1 114  96 
LG AVG     0   3.80          1866.2 1223  5.90 12.16 104 104 

RICK FERRELL, 1905-95
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1930   24  -17  .363  .360  .723  .355   4.56  .268   1   41    1  101  Browns
1937   31  -17  .366  .285  .651  .347   4.05  .244   2   36    1  104  Red Sox/Senators
1942   36  -17  .307  .253  .560  .265   2.77  .223   0   26    0   99  Orioles      
CAR        -39  .378  .363  .741  .480   5.24  .281  28  734   29 1884 
LG AVG       0  .355  .409  .764  .500   5.42  .282 101  826   82 
POS AVG   -150  .340  .362  .702  .420   4.57  .265  65  761   38 

MALACHI KITTRIDGE, 1869-1928
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1890   20  -31  .287  .270  .557  .255   3.62  .201   3   35    7   96  Cubs         
1891   21  -29  .252  .291  .543  .224   3.22  .209   2   27    4   79  Cubs         
1899   29  -34  .280  .202  .482  .136   2.12  .176   0   23    5   89  Colonels/Senators
CAR       -343  .277  .274  .551  .240   3.06  .219  17  390   64 1214 
LG AVG       0  .339  .364  .703  .500   5.63  .275  27  552  206 
POS AVG   -168  .307  .325  .632  .383   4.29  .250  20  509  105 

TONY KUBEK, 1936, AGE: 69
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1958   21  -22  .295  .317  .612  .337   3.24  .265   2   48    5  138  Yankees      
1964   27  -15  .275  .340  .615  .345   3.17  .229   8   31    4  106  Yankees      
1965   28  -20  .258  .295  .553  .251   2.36  .218   5   35    1  109  Yankees      
CAR        -66  .303  .364  .667  .431   3.79  .266  57  373   29 1092 
LG AVG       0  .331  .399  .730  .500   4.58  .260 115  502   44 
POS AVG    -91  .314  .355  .670  .412   3.82  .250  68  373   70 

LUIS POLONIA, 1964, AGE: 41
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1992   27  -14  .337  .329  .666  .405   3.73  .286   0   35   51  149  Angels       
1993   28  -21  .328  .326  .654  .369   3.80  .271   1   32   55  152  Angels       
1996   31  -15  .306  .325  .631  .242   2.86  .267   2   16    9   80  Orioles/Braves
CAR         -9  .342  .383  .726  .488   4.66  .293  36  405  321 1379 
LG AVG       0  .335  .410  .745  .500   4.79  .266 133  617   95 
POS AVG     47  .341  .423  .765  .525   5.15  .270 146  632  155 

AL SMITH, 1907-77
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1938 30  -22   6.28   37   1   86     46  4.81 16.22   1   4   1   2   3  Phillies     
1942 34  -12   3.96   30  24  168     66  3.54 12.80  10  15   0  11  14  Indians      
CAREER   -16   3.72  356 202 1663    587  3.18 12.59  99 101  17 100 100 
LG AVG     0   3.81          1663    651  3.52 12.71  92  92 

POP SMITH, 1856-1927
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1880   23  -16  .221  .290  .511  .337   3.34  .207   0   27    0   83  Red Stocking 
1887   30  -31  .283  .285  .568  .314   3.99  .215   2   54   30  122  Pirates      
1888   31  -19  .248  .270  .518  .357   3.27  .206   4   52   37  131  Pirates      
CAR        -87  .288  .317  .604  .441   4.85  .224  24  264  169 1093 
LG AVG       0  .308  .347  .655  .500   5.78  .256  30  309  163 
POS AVG    -70  .299  .325  .624  .458   5.24  .245  21  285  166 

TANYON STURTZE, 1970, AGE: 35
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 32  -12   5.94   40   8   89.1   54  5.44 15.82   7   6   0   5   8  Blue Jays    
2004 33   -9   5.47   28   3   77.1   56  6.52 13.27   6   2   1   3   5  Yankees      
2005 34   -2   4.73   64   1   78     45  5.19 12.58   5   3   1   4   4  Yankees      
CAREER   -55   5.18  251  84  784    473  5.43 14.17  40  44   3  39  45 
LG AVG     0   4.53           784    550  6.31 12.97  44  44 

JOSE VALENTIN, 1969, AGE: 36
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   33    0  .313  .463  .776  .503   4.97  .237  28   74    8  144  White Sox    
2004   34  -16  .287  .473  .760  .393   4.35  .216  30   70    8  125  White Sox    
2005   35   -8  .326  .265  .591  .318   3.19  .170   2   14    3   56  Dodgers      
CAR        -61  .321  .447  .768  .460   4.96  .241 228  736  128 1490 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .774  .500   5.21  .271 167  713   94 
POS AVG   -106  .325  .402  .727  .429   4.52  .264 124  622   95 
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