Around the Majors: Rogers is suspended

1) Yesterday’s scores–

AL
Tigers 10, Yankees 2
Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 2
Indians 3, Orioles 1
Twins 7, Devil Rays 4
Angels 5, Royals 0
Rangers 6, Mariners 2
A’s 6, White Sox 2

NL
Nationals 4, Cubs 3
Braves 9, Phillies 1
Mets 7, Marlins 6
Astros 10, Reds 7
Brewers 8, Pirates 4
Cardinals 6, Rockies 0
Giants 3, Padres 2
Dodgers 7, Diamondbacks 0

2) Standings–

AL EAST        WON  LOST  PCT  GB  
Red Sox         45   33  .577   -  
Orioles         43   36  .544   2 1/2
Blue Jays       41   39  .512   5  
Yankees         39   39  .500   6  
Devil Rays      27   53  .338  19  

AL CENTRAL     WON  LOST  PCT  GB     
White Sox       53   25  .679   -     
Twins           43   34  .558   9 1/2 
Indians         43   35  .551  10     
Tigers          37   39  .487  15     
Royals          26   52  .333  27

AL WEST        WON  LOST  PCT  GB     
Angels          48   31  .608   -     
Rangers         41   37  .526   6 1/2 
A's             39   40  .494   9     
Mariners        33   45  .423  14 1/2 

NL EAST        WON  LOST  PCT  GB     
Nationals       48   31  .608   -     
Braves          44   36  .550   4 1/2 
Marlins         40   37  .519   7     
Mets            40   39  .506   8     
Phillies        40   40  .500   8 1/2 

NL CENTRAL     WON  LOST  PCT  GB     
Cardinals       50   29  .633   -     
Cubs            40   38  .513   9 1/2 
Brewers         37   42  .468  13    
Astros          36   41  .468  13
Pirates         34   44  .436  15 1/2 
Reds            30   48  .385  19 1/2 

NL WEST        WON  LOST  PCT  GB     
Padres          43   37  .538   -     
Diamondbacks    39   42  .481   4 1/2 
Dodgers         38   41  .481   4 1/2 
Giants          34   44  .436   8
Rockies         27   51  .346  15

3) Today’s schedule-

AL
Indians (Kevin Millwood, 3.08, 10 RSAA) at Orioles (Daniel Cabrera, 5.48, -10 RSAA), 1:35
Rangers (C.J. Wilson, 7.15, -3 RSAA) at Mariners (Joel Pineiro, 5.60, -15 RSAA), 4:05
Yankees (Mike Mussina, 3.95, 2 RSAA) at Tigers (Sean Douglass, 1.50, 2 RSAA), 7:05
Blue Jays (Gustavo Chacin, 3.40, 12 RSAA) at Red Sox (David Wells, 5.00, -4 RSAA), 7:05
Devil Rays (Seth McClung, 8.42, -12 RSAA) at Twins (Kyle Lohse, 4.58, -2 RSAA), 7:10
Angels (Bartolo Colon, 3.02, 15 RSAA) at Royals (Jose Lima, 7.81, -33 RSAA), 7:10
White Sox (Jon Garland, 3.25, 16 RSAA) at A’s (Kirk Saarloos, 3.82, 4 RSAA), 9:05

NL
Marlins (Brian Moehler, 3.05, 11 RSAA) at Mets (Kris Benson, 3.69, 5 RSAA), 1:20
Braves (Horacio Ramirez, 4.75, -4 RSAA) at Phillies (Brett Myers, 3.18, 14 RSAA), 1:20
Nationals (Tony Armas, 5.44, -7 RSAA) at Cubs (Jerome Williams, 4.91, -1 RSAA), 4:05
Diamondbacks (Claudio Vargas, 8.44, -14 RSAA) at Dodgers (Derek Lowe, 3.66, 7 RSAA), 4:10
Astros (Wandy Rodriguez, 6.86, -10 RSAA, and Ezequiel Astacio, 10.98, -14 RSAA) at Reds (Aaron Harang, 4.11, 0 RSAA, and Ramon Ortiz, 6.58, -18 RSAA), DH, 4:10
Pirates (Zack Duke) at Brewers (Victor Santos, 3.27, 13 RSAA), 7:05
Rockies (Jamey Wright, 5.50, -2 RSAA) at Cardinals (Jason Marquis, 4.13, 1 RSAA), 7:15
Giants (Jeff Fassero, 4.02, 3 RSAA) at Padres (Woody Williams, 4.24, -1 RSAA), 10:05

4) Yesterday’s HR–

Andruw Jones–#26
Derrek Lee–#24
Albert Pujols–#21
Morgan Ensberg–#21
Jose Guillen–#16
David Dellucci–#14
Jorge Cantu–#13
J.D. Drew–#13
Hideki Matsui–#11
Matt Lawton–#10
Adam LaRoche–#9
Mike Cameron–#7
Adam Everett–#5 & #6
Reed Johnson–#6
Aubrey Huff–#6
Laynce Nix–#6
Chris Shelton–#5
Placido Polanco–#5
Mark Sweeney–#5
Kelly Johnson–#5
Johnny Damon–#4
Todd Hollandsworth–#4
Rickie Weeks–#2
Magglio Ordonez–#1
Mike Edwards–#1

5) HR leaders–

AL
1) Mark Teixeira–22
2) Alex Rodriguez–20
T3) Manny Ramirez–19
T3) Miguel Tejada–19
T3) Alfonso Soriano–19
T3) David Ortiz–19
T3) Paul Konerko–19
8) Richie Sexson–17
9) Jermaine Dye–16
T10) Vernon Wells–15
T10) Kevin Mench–15
T10) Hank Blalock–15

NL
1) Andruw Jones–26*
2) Derrek Lee–24*
3) Carlos Lee–22
T4) Albert Pujols–21*
T4) Cliff Floyd–21
T4) Morgan Ensberg–21*
7) Adam Dunn–20
T8) Troy Glaus–17
T8) Aramis Ramirez–17
T8) Bobby Abreu–17
T8) Reggie Sanders–17

*–hit 1 yesterday

6) Today’s birthdays–

TONY ARMAS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
1978   24  -18  .250  .272  .522  .191   2.00  .213   2   13    1   91 
1982   28  -12  .275  .433  .708  .413   3.66  .233  28   89    2  138 
1983   29  -29  .254  .453  .707  .306   2.98  .218  36  107    0  145 
1984   30    4  .300  .531  .831  .515   5.22  .268  43  123    1  157 
CAR        -56  .287  .453  .740  .457   4.08  .252 251  815   18 1432 
LG AVG       0  .328  .398  .726  .500   4.48  .264 131  636   97 
POS AVG     16  .328  .407  .735  .505   4.60  .264 142  625  149 

JOSE CANSECO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
1988   23   65  .391  .569  .959  .767   7.91  .307  42  124   40  158 
1990   25   44  .371  .543  .914  .746   7.02  .274  37  101   19  131 
1991   26   46  .359  .556  .915  .712   6.93  .266  44  122   26  154 
CAR        306  .353  .515  .867  .617   6.21  .266 462 1407  200 1887 
LG AVG       0  .336  .416  .751  .500   4.87  .266 208  930  140 
POS AVG    107  .345  .447  .792  .540   5.40  .269 277 1089  123 

SEAN CASEY
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   28   -2  .350  .408  .758  .486   4.98  .291  14   80    4  147 
2004   29   40  .381  .534  .915  .690   7.54  .324  24   99    2  146 
2005   30    0  .364  .410  .774  .501   4.81  .316   3   35    1   73 
CAR         89  .370  .464  .834  .565   6.15  .305 112  582   14 1017 
LG AVG       0  .343  .436  .779  .500   5.28  .270 119  487   65 
POS AVG     87  .362  .474  .836  .563   6.12  .276 160  602   29 

RICHARD HIDALGO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   36  .385  .572  .957  .674   7.95  .309  28   88    9  141 
2004   28  -20  .301  .444  .745  .378   3.98  .239  25   82    4  144 
2005   29  -14  .286  .412  .698  .308   3.48  .210  13   35    1   66 
CAR         37  .346  .491  .837  .528   5.82  .269 168  552   48  965 
LG AVG       0  .343  .435  .778  .500   5.27  .270 113  462   62 
POS AVG     30  .347  .451  .798  .522   5.58  .271 130  485   88 

SO TAGUCHI
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   33    0  .310  .519  .829  .507   5.02  .259   3   13    0   43 
2004   34   -4  .337  .419  .756  .430   4.35  .291   3   25    6  109 
2005   35   -3  .315  .413  .728  .433   4.31  .277   4   20    4   63 
CAR         -6  .330  .429  .760  .453   4.53  .285  10   60   11  234 
LG AVG       0  .341  .434  .775  .500   5.21  .269  14   55    7 
POS AVG      5  .347  .450  .797  .534   5.60  .272  15   55    9 

1) Rangers P Kenny Rogers was suspended for 20 games and fined $50,000 for his incident with cameramen earlier in the week.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 38    1   4.57   33  31  195    116  5.35 13.29  13   8   0  11  10 
2004 39    8   4.76   35  35  211.2  126  5.36 13.73  18   9   0  14  13 
2005 40   25   2.46   15  15   98.2   44  4.01 12.04   9   3   0   9   3 
CAREER   123   4.20  672 385 2765.1 1708  5.56 12.94 185 126  28 168 143 
LG AVG     0   4.56          2765.1 1889  6.15 13.17 155 155 

2) The Phillies placed 1B Jim Thome on the 15 day DL and called up 1B Ryan Howard.

Thome has tendinitis in his right elbow.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   32   53  .385  .573  .958  .719   8.16  .266  47  131    0  159 
2004   33   43  .396  .581  .977  .695   8.28  .274  42  105    0  143 
2005   34   -5  .360  .352  .712  .423   4.39  .207   7   30    0   59 
CAR        566  .408  .562  .970  .714   8.62  .281 430 1193   18 1738 
LG AVG       0  .342  .432  .773  .500   5.19  .271 184  784  104 
POS AVG    132  .359  .470  .829  .561   6.02  .277 250  943   39 

HOWARD
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   24    0  .333  .564  .897  .512   5.40  .282   2    5    0   19 
2005   25   -3  .267  .393  .660  .178   2.25  .214   1    1    0   12 
CAR         -3  .306  .493  .798  .379   4.00  .254   3    6    0   31 
LG AVG       0  .341  .434  .775  .500   5.22  .270   2    9    1 
POS AVG      2  .364  .479  .843  .582   6.25  .281   3   11    0 

3) The Royals activated 1B Mike Sweeney from the DL and sent 1B Justin Huber to the minors.

SWEENEY
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   29    9  .391  .467  .858  .562   6.55  .293  16   83    3  108 
2004   30   15  .347  .504  .851  .611   6.31  .287  22   79    3  106 
2005   31    8  .336  .512  .848  .616   6.08  .300   9   37    2   55 
CAR        140  .375  .499  .874  .593   6.78  .304 170  720   47 1081 
LG AVG       0  .340  .434  .774  .500   5.19  .271 123  521   68 
POS AVG     65  .355  .462  .817  .546   5.82  .273 161  618   19 

HUBER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2005        -1  .250  .333  .583  .308   3.00  .250   0    3    0    5 
CAR         -1  .250  .333  .583  .308   3.00  .250   0    3    0    5 
LG AVG       0  .332  .424  .756  .500   4.91  .268   0    2    0 
POS AVG      0  .335  .436  .771  .514   5.09  .260   0    2    0 

4) The Tigers activated RF Magglio Ordonez from the DL and designated OF Alexis Gomez for assignment.

ORDONEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   29   39  .380  .546  .926  .672   7.31  .317  29   99    9  160 
2004   30    2  .351  .485  .836  .534   5.94  .292   9   37    0   52 
2005   31   -1  .133  .286  .419  .181   2.08  .071   1    2    0    4 
CAR        142  .364  .524  .888  .599   6.59  .306 188  705   82 1005 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.18  .271 121  509   67 
POS AVG     50  .349  .460  .809  .536   5.66  .275 146  569   68 

GOMEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2002   21   -2  .200  .200  .400  .000   0.00  .200   0    0    0    5 
2004   23   -1  .323  .310  .633  .369   3.68  .276   0    4    0   13 
2005   24   -1  .278  .188  .465  .182   2.08  .188   0    1    0    9 
CAR         -4  .288  .255  .543  .220   2.51  .236   0    5    0   27 
LG AVG       0  .335  .429  .765  .500   5.04  .269   2    8    1 
POS AVG      0  .340  .439  .780  .520   5.31  .275   2    8    1 

5) The Yankees traded P Paul Quantrill to the Padres for Ps Darrell May and Tim Redding.

QUANTRILL
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 34   19   1.75   89   0   77.1   44  5.12  9.19   2   5   1   6   1 
2004 35   -3   4.72   86   0   95.1   37  3.49 13.97   7   3   1   5   5 
2005 36   -9   6.75   22   0   32     11  3.09 16.03   1   0   0   0   1 
CAREER   102   3.82  813  64 1218.2  700  5.17 13.07  67  76  21  86  57 
LG AVG     0   4.49          1218.2  856  6.32 13.12  68  68 

MAY
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 31   32   3.77   35  32  210    115  4.93 10.80  10   8   0  12   6 
2004 32  -25   5.61   31  31  186    120  5.81 14.08   9  19   0  11  17 
2005 33  -10   5.61   22   8   59.1   32  4.85 14.11   1   3   0   1   3 
CAREER   -16   5.04  159  96  653.2  411  5.66 13.04  26  42   0  32  36 
LG AVG     0   4.53           653.2  458  6.31 12.98  36  37 

REDDING
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 25   15   3.68   33  32  176    116  5.93 12.84  10  14   0  14  10 
2004 26  -15   5.72   27  17  100.2   56  5.01 15.47   5   7   0   5   7 
2005 27  -17   9.10    9   6   29.2   17  5.16 16.69   0   5   0   1   4 
CAREER   -32   5.04  100  78  435.1  307  6.35 14.08  21  33   0  26  28 
LG AVG     0   4.28           435.1  325  6.72 12.79  24  24 

6) The Angels placed INF Robb Quinlan on the 15 day DL and called up P Kevin Gregg.

A MRI showed Quinlan has a mild disc bulge in his neck and inflammation in his left shoulder.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   26   -3  .330  .372  .702  .397   3.70  .287   0    4    1   38 
2004   27   15  .401  .525  .926  .727   8.75  .344   5   23    3   56 
2005   28   -7  .197  .286  .483  .098   1.45  .159   1    3    0   30 
CAR          5  .341  .432  .773  .547   5.47  .290   6   30    4  124 
LG AVG       0  .336  .430  .766  .500   5.06  .269  10   41    5 
POS AVG      2  .343  .439  .782  .520   5.28  .267  11   44    4 

GREGG
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 25    3   3.28    5   3   24.2   14  5.11  9.85   2   0   0   1   1 
2004 26    4   4.21   55   0   87.2   84  8.62 12.01   5   2   1   4   3 
2005 27   -9   7.77   10   2   22     18  7.36 20.05   1   1   0   1   1 
CAREER    -2   4.62   70   5  134.1  116  7.77 12.93   8   3   1   6   5 
LG AVG     0   4.56           134.1   95  6.34 13.00   8   8 

7) Brewers LF Carlos Lee had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a left knee contusion, and is day to day.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   11  .331  .499  .830  .557   5.59  .291  31  113   18  158 
2004   28   26  .366  .525  .891  .615   7.13  .305  31   99   11  153 
2005   29   15  .341  .561  .902  .631   7.11  .274  22   72    8   79 
CAR         61  .340  .494  .834  .547   5.90  .286 174  624   72  959 
LG AVG       0  .339  .433  .773  .500   5.17  .270 116  486   61 
POS AVG     26  .344  .444  .788  .519   5.45  .277 120  499   77 

8) Indians RF Casey Blake was scratched from yesterday’s lineup, due to a strained neck.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   29   -8  .312  .411  .723  .448   4.14  .257  17   67    7  152 
2004   30    9  .354  .486  .839  .545   5.59  .271  28   88    5  152 
2005   31   -8  .301  .402  .703  .394   3.80  .228  10   28    3   68 
CAR        -12  .326  .433  .759  .472   4.59  .256  57  190   18  421 
LG AVG       0  .336  .430  .766  .500   5.07  .269  50  211   26 
POS AVG     -2  .332  .433  .765  .494   5.00  .264  55  219   22 

9) The Orioles sent P Hayden Penn to the minors and will call up P Tim Byrdak today.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2005      -8   6.75    7   7   33.1   14  3.78 15.66   2   2   0   1   3 
CAREER    -8   6.75    7   7   33.1   14  3.78 15.66   2   2   0   1   3 
LG AVG     0   4.31            33.1   23  6.17 12.56   2   2 

10) The Tigers moved Kirk Gibson from bench coach to hitting coach, with Bruce Fields moving in the other direction.

11) The Astros will call up P Ezequiel Astacio today.

Astacio will start the 2nd game of their doubleheader.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2005     -14  10.98    6   4   19.2   19  8.69 16.47   0   3   0   0   3 
CAREER   -14  10.98    6   4   19.2   19  8.69 16.47   0   3   0   0   3 
LG AVG     0   4.39            19.2   14  6.49 12.98   1   1 

12) The Mariners activated INF Scott Spiezio from the DL, sent INF Jose Lopez to the minors and activated C Wiki Gonzalez from the DL and sent him to the minors.

SPIEZIO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   30    6  .326  .453  .779  .537   5.04  .265  16   83    6  158 
2004   31  -15  .288  .346  .634  .350   3.38  .215  10   41    4  112 
2005   32   -1  .267  .167  .433  .246   2.45  .083   0    0    0    8 
CAR        -35  .326  .417  .744  .463   4.66  .255 101  465   32 1052 
LG AVG       0  .339  .432  .770  .500   5.13  .270 111  469   62 
POS AVG     47  .354  .444  .797  .537   5.62  .275 120  488   55 

LOPEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   20   -9  .263  .367  .630  .342   3.31  .232   5   22    0   57 
2005   21   -1  .238  .350  .588  .346   3.18  .250   0    4    1    7 
CAR        -10  .261  .366  .626  .343   3.30  .233   5   26    1   64 
LG AVG       0  .338  .433  .771  .500   5.14  .270   8   32    4 
POS AVG     -3  .327  .417  .744  .460   4.74  .272   6   28    5 

GONZALEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2002   28   -9  .330  .299  .629  .301   2.89  .220   1   20    0   56 
2003   29   -6  .264  .277  .541  .159   1.89  .200   0   10    0   24 
2005   31    1  .375  .625 1.000  .711   7.36  .375   0    2    0    4 
CAR        -29  .314  .367  .680  .364   3.65  .241  17  101    3  273 
LG AVG       0  .345  .438  .783  .500   5.35  .270  27  110   15 
POS AVG    -19  .330  .405  .735  .421   4.53  .258  23  104    4 

13) The Pirates called up P Zach Duke, OF Nate McLouth to the minors and released minor league P Bobby Bradley.

Duke will make his major league debut by starting today.

MCLOUTH
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2005         0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    2 
CAR          0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    2 
LG AVG       0  .341  .431  .772  .500   5.18  .270   0    0    0 
POS AVG      1  .421  .467  .888  .872  14.73  .267   0    1    0 

14) Dodgers SS Cesar Izturis was scratched from yesterday’s lineup, due to a strained right hamstring. A MRI was negative and he had a cortisone shot.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   23  -31  .282  .315  .597  .288   2.94  .251   1   40   10  158 
2004   24   -8  .330  .381  .710  .462   4.63  .288   4   62   25  159 
2005   25  -13  .322  .338  .660  .350   3.53  .275   1   20    5   72 
CAR        -90  .297  .341  .638  .345   3.45  .264   9  162   55  570 
LG AVG       0  .340  .431  .771  .500   5.15  .268  69  282   35 
POS AVG    -58  .317  .386  .704  .409   4.22  .263  38  218   48 

15) The Mets sent OF Victor Diaz to the minors.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   22   -1  .321  .529  .850  .467   4.85  .294   3    8    0   15 
2005   23   -3  .369  .435  .805  .428   4.37  .242   5   18    2   44 
CAR         -4  .356  .463  .819  .439   4.50  .257   8   26    2   59 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .774  .500   5.20  .270   6   24    3 
POS AVG      2  .348  .455  .803  .535   5.60  .262   8   27    3 

16) According to the LA Times, the Dodgers are interested in Reds LF Adam Dunn.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   23    9  .354  .465  .819  .566   5.94  .215  27   57    8  116 
2004   24   52  .388  .569  .956  .721   8.18  .266  46  102    6  161 
2005   26   24  .390  .559  .949  .722   8.09  .246  20   42    3   77 
CAR        122  .383  .518  .901  .654   7.25  .248 138  315   40  578 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.16  .268  65  262   33 
POS AVG     56  .360  .474  .834  .579   6.16  .275  87  310   31 

17) Devil Rays 3B Alex Gonzalez was scratched from yesterday’s lineup, due to a stiff neck.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   30  -23  .295  .409  .704  .359   3.69  .228  20   59    3  152 
2004   31  -19  .263  .368  .632  .266   3.00  .225   7   27    2   83 
2005   32   -5  .321  .383  .704  .377   3.57  .262   4   17    2   50 
CAR       -204  .302  .392  .694  .354   3.80  .243 132  514   97 1317 
LG AVG       0  .342  .433  .775  .500   5.22  .271 162  686   92 
POS AVG   -111  .324  .399  .723  .424   4.47  .268 108  572  112 

18) The Padres removed minor league 3B Corey Smith from the 40 man roster and he cleared waivers.

19) The Rangers activated P Erasmo Ramirez from the DL and sent him to the minors.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 27    6   3.86   34   0   49     28  5.14 10.84   3   1   0   2   2 
2004 28    3   4.29   34   0   35.2   21  5.30 11.10   5   3   0   5   3 
CAREER     9   4.04   68   0   84.2   49  5.21 10.95   8   4   0   7   5 
LG AVG     0   4.58            84.2   59  6.25 12.98   5   5 

20) Braves 2B Marcus Giles was out of yesterday’s lineup, due to a sore left knee and he may be able to return today.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   25   43  .390  .526  .917  .696   7.86  .316  21   69   14  145 
2004   26   13  .378  .443  .821  .599   6.53  .311   8   48   17  102 
2005   27    8  .369  .457  .827  .586   6.25  .290   7   25   11   73 
CAR         53  .367  .466  .833  .590   6.28  .292  53  196   45  456 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.18  .269  53  214   26 
POS AVG    -16  .339  .405  .744  .468   4.84  .273  35  171   32 

21) The Braves signed OF Kerry Robinson to a minor league contract.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2002   28   -5  .301  .359  .660  .401   3.80  .260   1   15    7  124 
2003   29  -11  .281  .322  .603  .301   3.13  .250   1   16    6  116 
2004   30   -1  .330  .337  .667  .467   4.50  .293   0    5   11   80 
CAR        -22  .305  .338  .644  .385   3.85  .267   3   51   35  445 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.17  .268  22   90   11 
POS AVG     20  .362  .474  .836  .582   6.22  .277  29  104   13 

1) TIGERS 10, YANKEES 2

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Yankees    1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2   8  0
Tigers     1 3 0 1 2 3 0 0 X  10  12  1

Yankee: 39-39, .500, 4th place, 6 GB, 3-7 last 10
Tigers: 37-39, .487, 4th place, 15 GB, 4-6 last 10
Season series: Yankees, 3-1

* Yankees P Randy Johnson took a pounding–5 IP, 9 H, 7 R/ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.

Johnson had 2 SO and allowed 2 HR. According to Elias, it’s the 3rd time this season in which he gave up as many, or more, HR than SO, after having just 3 such games from 1992-2004.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 39    6   4.26   18  18  114    125  9.87 12.63   6   8   0   8   6 
2004 40   50   2.60   35  35  245.2  290 10.62  8.46  16  14   0  22   8 
2005 41   -1   4.24   17  17  114.2  101  7.93 11.46   7   6   0   6   7 
CAREER   510   3.11  506 496 3482.2 4262 11.01 10.90 253 134   2 252 135 
LG AVG     0   4.35          3482.2 2429  6.28 12.94 195 195 

Johnson came into the year just shy of the top 10 on the all time list for best HR vs. the league average. But, his -5 figure this year is pushing him backwards–

HOMERUNS                        DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Roger Clemens               180      341      521   
2    Greg Maddux                 158      285      443   
3    Kevin Brown                 152      205      357   
4    Tommy John                  129      302      431   
5    Nolan Ryan                  123      321      444   
6    Tom Glavine                 106      295      401   
7    Pedro Martinez              101      184      285   
8    Eppa Rixey                   92       92      184   
9    Andy Pettitte                91      158      249   
10   Mark Gubicza                 82      155      237   
11   Dean Chance                  80      122      202   
12   Al Leiter                    78      194      272   
T13  Bob Gibson                   75      257      332   
T13  Randy Johnson                75      319      394   
T13  Whitey Ford                  75      228      303   

* Tigers P Jeremy Bonderman’s line–9 IP, 8 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 20  -23   5.56   33  28  162    108  6.00 14.17   6  19   0  10  15 
2004 21   -9   4.89   33  32  184    168  8.22 12.28  11  13   0  11  13 
2005 22    0   4.12   17  17  113.2   88  6.97 11.64  10   5   0   8   7 
CAREER   -32   4.93   83  77  459.2  364  7.13 12.79  27  37   0  29  35 
LG AVG     0   4.52           459.2  320  6.26 12.90  26  26 

2) BLUE JAYS 15, RED SOX 2

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Blue Jays  0 0 4 0 0 5 6 0 0  15  13  1
Red Sox    0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2   9  0

Red Sox: 45-33, .577, 1st place, 2 1/2 GA, 7-3 last 10
Blue Jays: 42-39, .513, 3rd place, 5 GB, 6-4 last 10
Season series: Blue Jays, 7-2

* Blue Jays SS Russ Adams had 3 hits (1 2B) and CF Vernon Wells was 0 for 5.

ADAMS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   23    2  .359  .528  .887  .584   6.62  .306   4   10    1   22 
2005   24   -3  .298  .439  .736  .449   4.67  .250   6   37    5   65 
CAR         -1  .314  .463  .777  .488   5.17  .265  10   47    6   87 
LG AVG       0  .334  .426  .760  .500   4.98  .269   8   36    4 
POS AVG     -3  .325  .406  .731  .463   4.62  .272   6   30    5 

WELLS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   24   32  .359  .550  .909  .628   7.01  .317  33  117    4  161 
2004   25   -1  .337  .472  .809  .492   5.40  .272  23   67    9  134 
2005   26   -3  .313  .468  .780  .464   4.83  .263  15   38    2   76 
CAR         19  .331  .484  .814  .522   5.50  .286  96  336   30  587 
LG AVG       0  .335  .429  .764  .500   5.03  .268  72  303   37 
POS AVG     -2  .333  .423  .756  .496   5.00  .272  61  279   73 

* Blue Jays P Ted Lilly’s line–6 IP, 7 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 27   -2   4.34   32  31  178.1  147  7.42 12.21  12  10   0  11  11 
2004 28   19   4.06   32  32  197.1  168  7.66 12.13  12  10   0  13   9 
2005 29  -12   5.89   16  16   81     62  6.89 14.11   6   8   0   5   9 
CAREER    -6   4.65  144 119  709    605  7.68 12.58  40  42   0  42  40 
LG AVG     0   4.52           709    497  6.31 12.94  40  40 

* Red Sox P Matt Clement took a pounding–5 2/3 IP, 8 H, 8 R/ER, 3 BB, 6 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 28    3   4.11   32  32  201.2  171  7.63 11.69  14  12   0  13  13 
2004 29   18   3.68   30  30  181    190  9.45 12.13   9  13   0  13   9 
2005 30    9   3.82   17  17  108.1   88  7.31 12.13   9   2   0   6   5 
CAREER    -1   4.29  211 209 1264.2 1116  7.94 12.94  78  77   0  77  78 
LG AVG     0   4.37          1264.2  943  6.71 12.91  71  71 

3) INDIANS 3, ORIOLES 1

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Indians    0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3   9  1
Orioles    0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1   3  0

Indians: 43-35, .551, 3rd place, 10 GB, 5-5 last 10
Orioles: 43-36, .544, 2nd place, 2 1/2 GB, 2-8 last 10
Season series: Indians, 2-0

* Indians P C.C. Sabathia’s line–7 2/3 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 5 BB, 7 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 22   13   3.60   30  30  197.2  141  6.42 11.93  13   9   0  13   9 
2004 23    9   4.12   30  30  188    139  6.65 12.21  11  10   0  11  10 
2005 24   -1   4.33   15  15   95.2   68  6.40 12.04   6   4   0   5   5 
CAREER    28   4.14  141 141  871.2  668  6.90 12.21  60  39   0  52  47 
LG AVG     0   4.50           871.2  610  6.30 12.90  49  49 

* Orioles P Rodrigo Lopez’s line–7 IP, 9 H, 3 R/ER, 1 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 27  -25   5.82   26  26  147    103  6.31 14.76   7  10   0   6  11 
2004 28   23   3.59   37  23  170.2  121  6.38 11.60  14   9   0  15   8 
2005 29    0   4.43   17  17  105.2   64  5.45 12.18   7   4   0   6   5 
CAREER     4   4.43  119 100  644.2  441  6.16 12.51  43  35   0  42  36 
LG AVG     0   4.51           644.2  450  6.28 12.90  36  36 

4) TWINS 7, DEVIL RAYS 4

 
           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Devil Rays 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0   4  10  1
Twins      3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 X   7   6  1

Twins: 43-34, .558, 2nd place, 9 1/2 GB, 5-5 last 10
Devil Rays: 27-53, .338, 5th place, 19 GB, 3-7 last 10
Season series: Twins, 4-0

* Devil Rays 3B Jorge Cantu had 3 hits (1 HR) and SS Julio Lugo was 0 for 5.

CANTU
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   22    3  .341  .462  .803  .552   5.53  .301   2   17    0   50 
2005   23    7  .330  .513  .843  .579   5.59  .302  13   48    0   71 
CAR         10  .334  .493  .827  .568   5.56  .301  15   65    0  121 
LG AVG       0  .334  .428  .762  .500   5.01  .269  13   57    7 
POS AVG     -3  .332  .415  .747  .478   4.81  .270  11   51    9 

LUGO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   -2  .333  .410  .743  .482   4.85  .271  15   55   12  139 
2004   28    0  .338  .396  .734  .500   4.93  .275   7   75   21  157 
2005   29    0  .335  .354  .689  .497   4.67  .277   2   32   21   80 
CAR        -44  .334  .394  .727  .444   4.67  .272  52  274   97  720 
LG AVG       0  .339  .434  .773  .500   5.18  .269  88  362   46 
POS AVG    -59  .323  .395  .718  .425   4.42  .265  57  291   58 

* Twins P Johan Santana’s line–6 IP, 8 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 9 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 24   27   3.07   45  18  158.1  169  9.61 10.06  12   3   0  10   5 
2004 25   54   2.61   34  34  228    265 10.46  8.64  20   6   0  19   7 
2005 27    9   3.74   17  17  118    140 10.68  9.08   7   4   0   6   5 
CAREER    95   3.52  168  92  742.1  803  9.74 10.62  50  22   1  46  26 
LG AVG     0   4.56           742.1  518  6.28 13.00  42  42 

5) ANGELS 5, ROYALS 0

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Angels     0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0   5  10  0
Royals     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0   2  1

Angels: 48-31, .608, 1st place, 6 1/2 GA, 8-2 last 10
Royals: 26-52, .333, 5th place, 27 GB, 1-9 last 10
Season series: Angels, 5-2

* Angels C Bengie Molina had 3 hits.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   28   -6  .304  .443  .746  .450   4.16  .281  14   71    1  119 
2004   29  -14  .313  .404  .717  .357   3.71  .276  10   54    0   97 
2005   30    1  .348  .459  .807  .523   5.12  .304   6   29    0   45 
CAR        -86  .307  .392  .698  .364   3.78  .271  56  322    2  642 
LG AVG       0  .338  .432  .770  .500   5.13  .270  74  312   39 
POS AVG    -60  .317  .400  .717  .407   4.23  .257  63  285   11 

* Angels P Paul Byrd pitched a shutout–9 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.

It was Byrd’s 4th career SHO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2002 31   35   3.90   33  33  228.1  129  5.08 10.60  17  11   0  18  10 
2004 33    5   3.94   19  19  114.1   79  6.22 11.34   8   7   0   8   7 
2005 34    9   3.55   16  16  109     59  4.87 10.32   8   5   0   8   5 
CAREER    49   4.25  231 143 1016.1  611  5.41 11.88  68  58   0  69  57 
LG AVG     0   4.42          1016.1  739  6.55 12.93  57  57 

* Royals P Runelvys Hernandez took a pounding–6 1/3 IP, 8 H, 5 R/ER, 1 BB, 6 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2002 24    8   4.36   12  12   74.1   45  5.45 12.35   4   4   0   5   3 
2003 25    6   4.61   16  16   91.2   48  4.71 12.76   7   5   0   7   5 
2005 27   -8   4.79   17  17  103.1   63  5.49 13.50   5   9   0   6   8 
CAREER     6   4.61   45  45  269.1  156  5.21 12.93  16  18   0  18  16 
LG AVG     0   4.43           269.1  185  6.18 12.74  15  15 

6) RANGERS 6, MARINERS 2

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Rangers    1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0   6  10  0
Mariners   0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2   5  1

Rangers: 41-37, .526, 2nd place, 6 1/2 GB, 4-6 last 10
Mariners: 33-45, .423, 4th place, 14 1/2 GB, 2-8 last 10
Season series: Rangers, 4-3

* Rangers SS Michael Young was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   26    0  .339  .446  .785  .499   5.53  .306  14   72   13  160 
2004   27   13  .353  .483  .836  .555   6.42  .313  22   99   12  160 
2005   28    8  .365  .484  .850  .574   6.37  .320  11   40    3   75 
CAR        -24  .333  .440  .772  .471   5.16  .291  67  322   37  659 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .763  .500   5.02  .268  82  345   43 
POS AVG    -40  .324  .399  .724  .447   4.51  .267  56  286   62 

* Rangers P Chan Ho Park’s line–7 IP, 5 H, 2 R/ER, 3 BB, 6 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 30   -8   7.58    7   7   29.2   16  4.85 19.72   1   3   0   1   3 
2004 31   -4   5.46   16  16   95.2   63  5.93 14.21   4   7   0   5   6 
2005 32   -7   5.50   16  16   88.1   66  6.72 15.28   8   2   0   4   6 
CAREER     2   4.26  285 240 1543   1364  7.96 13.10 102  74   0  87  89 
LG AVG     0   4.41          1543   1147  6.69 12.92  87  86 

* Mariners P Aaron Sele took a pounding–5 2/3 IP, 9 H, 6 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 33  -21   5.77   25  25  121.2   53  3.92 15.16   7  11   0   6  12 
2004 34   -7   5.05   28  24  132     51  3.48 14.93   9   4   0   6   7 
2005 35   -8   4.71   16  16   91.2   41  4.03 13.55   6   7   0   5   8 
CAREER    25   4.53  337 332 1971.2 1309  5.98 13.76 137  99   0 119 117 
LG AVG     0   4.66          1971.2 1372  6.26 13.28 111 111 

7) A’S 6, WHITE SOX 2

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
White Sox  2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2   4  0
A's        0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 X   6   7  1

White Sox: 53-25, .679, 1st place, 9 1/2 GA, 5-5 last 10
A’s: 39-40, .494, 3rd place, 9 GB, 9-1 last 10
Season series: A’s, 3-1


1) BRAVES 9, PHILLIES 1

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Braves     1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 2   9  12  0
Phillies   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1   6  0

Braves: 44-36, .550, 2nd place, 4 1/2 GB, 7-3 last 10
Phillies: 40-40, .500, 5th place, 8 1/2 GB, 2-8 last 10
Season series: Braves, 6-4

* Braves CF Andruw Jones became the 1st player in team history to hit 14 HR over a 20 game span (team games, not individual), breaking the mark of 13, set by Bob Horner. By comparison, Hank Aaron never hit more than 10 in 20 games.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   26   13  .338  .513  .851  .567   5.79  .277  36  116    4  156 
2004   27    0  .345  .488  .833  .500   5.25  .261  29   91    6  154 
2005   28   20  .361  .610  .971  .671   7.63  .284  26   59    2   79 
CAR        101  .343  .500  .843  .555   5.92  .269 276  825  126 1370 
LG AVG       0  .343  .434  .777  .500   5.26  .270 163  672   94 
POS AVG      0  .339  .435  .774  .496   5.26  .270 163  631  162 

* Braves SS Rafael Furcal and 1B Adam LaRoche (1 HR) had 3 hits, LF Kelly Johnson reached base safely 4 times (2 H (1 HR), 2 BB) and 3B Wilson Betemit and RF Ryan Langerhans were 0 for 5.

FURCAL
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   24   24  .352  .443  .794  .609   6.36  .292  15   61   25  156 
2004   25    1  .344  .414  .758  .507   5.32  .279  14   59   29  143 
2005   26  -10  .298  .367  .665  .388   4.03  .240   5   26   28   76 
CAR          0  .342  .400  .742  .497   5.19  .279  50  260  171  739 
LG AVG       0  .342  .434  .776  .500   5.23  .269  96  390   49 
POS AVG    -88  .317  .383  .701  .397   4.18  .261  52  294   65 

LAROCHE
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2004   24    2  .333  .488  .821  .517   5.44  .278  13   45    0  110 
2005   25    0  .324  .451  .775  .501   5.18  .263   9   47    0   72 
CAR          2  .329  .473  .802  .511   5.34  .272  22   92    0  182 
LG AVG       0  .341  .435  .776  .500   5.22  .270  18   72    9 
POS AVG     16  .364  .479  .843  .582   6.26  .281  24   88    4 

JOHNSON
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2005         1  .376  .459  .835  .532   5.54  .255   5   20    0   28 
CAR          1  .376  .459  .835  .532   5.54  .255   5   20    0   28 
LG AVG       0  .341  .431  .772  .500   5.18  .270   3   13    2 
POS AVG      3  .354  .474  .828  .572   6.03  .279   4   16    2 

BETEMIT
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2001   19   -1  .400  .000  .400  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    1    8 
2004   22   -6  .231  .170  .401  .074   1.32  .170   0    3    0   22 
2005   23    6  .364  .531  .895  .633   6.96  .297   4   10    1   62 
CAR         -1  .330  .427  .757  .498   5.17  .258   4   13    2   92 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .774  .500   5.20  .270   6   24    3 
POS AVG     -1  .339  .421  .760  .487   5.02  .270   5   23    2 

LANGERHANS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2002   22    0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    1 
2003   23   -1  .267  .267  .533  .188   2.25  .267   0    0    0   16 
2005   25   -1  .330  .414  .743  .475   4.89  .247   6   23    0   61 
CAR         -2  .323  .399  .722  .451   4.63  .247   6   23    0   78 
LG AVG       0  .341  .431  .772  .500   5.17  .270   6   24    3 
POS AVG      2  .345  .450  .795  .527   5.47  .260   7   25    3 

* Braves P John Smoltz’s line–6 IP, 5 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 7 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 36   22   1.12   62   0   64.1   73 10.21  7.83   0   2  45   2   0 
2004 37   14   2.76   73   0   81.2   85  9.37  9.70   0   1  44   1   0 
2005 38   24   2.68   18  18  124.1   96  6.95 10.64   9   5   0  10   4 
CAREER   263   3.25  620 379 2824   2494  7.95 10.65 172 126 154 179 119 
LG AVG     0   4.03          2824   1989  6.34 12.46 158 158 

Smoltz moved into 2nd place on the team SO list.

STRIKEOUTS                  
1    Phil Niekro                2912   
2    John Smoltz                2494   
3    Warren Spahn               2493   
4    Tom Glavine                2054   
5    Greg Maddux                1828   
6    Lew Burdette                923   
7    Vic Willis                  881   
8    Denny Lemaster              842   
9    Kevin Millwood              840   
10   Tony Cloninger              834  

He’s the record holder, a comfortable margin, in SO above the league average. He’s held that record since 1993.

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    John Smoltz                 505     2494     1989   
2    Mark Wohlers                159      437      278   
3    Denny Lemaster              146      842      696   
4    Vic Willis                  145      881      736   
5    Phil Niekro                 140     2912     2772   
6    Steve Bedrosian             126      559      433   
7    Lefty Tyler                 120      827      707   
8    John Rocker                 112      259      147   
9    Juan Pizarro                108      366      258   
10   Tom Hughes                   98      328      230 

2) CARDINALS 6, ROCKIES 0

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Rockies    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0   5  1
Cardinals  1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 X   6  11  0 

Cardinals: 50-29, .633, 1st place, 9 1/2 GA, 5-5 last 10
Rockies: 27-51, .346, 5th place, 15 GB, 5-5 last 10
Season series: Tied, 3-3

* Cardinals 2B Mark Grudzielanek was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   33    6  .366  .416  .782  .537   5.51  .314   3   38    6  121 
2004   34   -2  .347  .432  .779  .472   5.23  .307   6   23    1   81 
2005   35   -4  .338  .400  .738  .450   4.48  .288   4   28    6   74 
CAR        -81  .330  .390  .720  .444   4.50  .287  70  471  123 1373 
LG AVG       0  .342  .431  .774  .500   5.22  .270 168  706  106 
POS AVG   -100  .334  .388  .722  .433   4.55  .268  97  532  121 

* Rockies P Joe Kennedy took a pounding–6 1/3 IP, 9 H, 5 R/ER, 3 BB, 0 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 24  -24   6.13   32  22  133.2   77  5.18 15.15   3  12   1   5  10 
2004 25   27   3.66   27  27  162.1  117  6.49 13.20   9   7   0  10   6 
2005 26  -16   6.93   15  15   87     49  5.07 17.17   4   8   0   5   7 
CAREER   -13   4.92  124 114  697.1  430  5.55 13.72  31  46   1  37  40 
LG AVG     0   4.44           697.1  496  6.40 12.87  39  39 

* Cardinals P Chris Carpenter (7 2/3 IP, 5 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, 9 SO) combined with Ray King and Julian Tavarez for a shutout.

It was Carpenter’s 5th consecutive game with 8+ SO. According to Elias, he’s the 1st Cardinals pitcher with 5+ consecutive starts with 8+ SO since Bob Gibson had a 9 start streak, in 1968-69.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2002 27   -7   5.28   13  13   73.1   45  5.52 14.73   4   5   0   4   5 
2004 29   14   3.46   28  28  182    152  7.52 10.63  15   5   0  12   8 
2005 30   22   2.60   17  17  121.1  121  8.98  9.94  12   4   0  11   5 
CAREER    29   4.39  197 180 1174    885  6.78 13.02  76  59   0  72  63 
LG AVG     0   4.59          1174    838  6.42 13.20  66  66 

3) NATIONALS 4, CUBS 3

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Nationals  1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   4  12  0
Cubs       0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0   3  10  0

Nationals: 48-31, .608, 1st place, 4 1/2 GA, 8-2 last 10
Cubs: 40-38, .513, 2nd place, 9 1/2 GB, 5-5 last 10
Season series: Nationals, 3-1

* Nationals C Brian Schneider had 3 hits (2 2B) and 2B Junior Spivey was 0 for 5.

SCHNEIDER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   26  -25  .309  .394  .703  .286   3.73  .230   9   46    0  108 
2004   27   -7  .325  .399  .724  .448   4.45  .257  12   49    0  135 
2005   27   -1  .332  .422  .753  .486   4.75  .270   5   21    1   64 
CAR        -42  .322  .403  .725  .403   4.32  .255  32  162    2  452 
LG AVG       0  .342  .433  .775  .500   5.21  .269  45  181   22 
POS AVG    -39  .323  .394  .716  .404   4.21  .255  35  169    6 

SPIVEY
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   28  -10  .326  .433  .759  .422   4.83  .255  13   50    4  106 
2004   29   -2  .359  .421  .780  .478   5.13  .272   7   28    5   59 
2005   30   -5  .325  .390  .715  .444   4.59  .240   7   22    9   68
CAR          4  .356  .438  .794  .509   5.59  .271  48  199   32  448 
LG AVG       0  .340  .430  .771  .500   5.14  .268  49  201   26 
POS AVG    -16  .337  .402  .739  .467   4.79  .272  32  160   32 

* Nationals P Livan Hernandez’s line–8 IP, 10 H, 3 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 28   50   3.20   33  33  233.1  178  6.87 11.26  15  10   0  18   7 
2004 29   14   3.60   35  35  255    186  6.56 11.54  11  15   0  14  12 
2005 30   12   3.32   18  18  127.1   74  5.23 13.08  12   2   0   8   6 
CAREER    27   4.07  267 266 1831.2 1255  6.17 12.79 107  96   0 104  99 
LG AVG     0   4.35          1831.2 1375  6.76 12.91 103 103 

4) ASTROS 10, REDS 7

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Astros     2 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0  10  14  2
Reds       0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0   7  13  0

Astros: 36-41, .468, 4th place, 13 GB, 7-2 last 10
Reds: 30-48, .386, 6th place, 19 1/2 GB, 3-6 last 10
Season series: Astros, 7-3

* Astros 1B Lance Berkman (1 2B), 3B Morgan Ensberg (2 2B, 1 HR) and C Brad Ausmus (2 2B) had 3 hits.

BERKMAN
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   40  .412  .515  .927  .678   8.03  .288  25   93    5  153 
2004   28   69  .450  .566 1.016  .762   9.98  .316  30  106    9  160 
2005   29    6  .392  .451  .843  .593   6.54  .283   6   28    1   49 
CAR        260  .415  .556  .971  .705   8.79  .302 162  563   41  824 
LG AVG       0  .342  .435  .777  .500   5.24  .269  90  363   47 
POS AVG     65  .358  .471  .829  .565   6.10  .275 114  409   55 

ENSBERG
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   20  .377  .530  .907  .635   7.24  .291  25   60    7  127 
2004   28  -12  .330  .411  .742  .404   4.28  .275  10   66    6  131 
2005   29   18  .382  .580  .962  .668   7.79  .286  21   58    6   76 
CAR         22  .359  .484  .843  .552   5.96  .279  59  203   21  387 
LG AVG       0  .341  .432  .773  .500   5.18  .269  39  158   19 
POS AVG     -5  .335  .432  .767  .486   5.02  .267  40  169   13 

AUSMUS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   34  -32  .303  .291  .594  .260   3.02  .229   4   47    5  143 
2004   35  -26  .306  .325  .631  .277   3.13  .248   5   31    2  129 
2005   36  -13  .317  .280  .598  .236   2.80  .226   1   20    1   58 
CAR       -206  .326  .352  .677  .355   3.79  .254  69  481   88 1501 
LG AVG       0  .342  .432  .774  .500   5.21  .271 162  685   97 
POS AVG   -120  .324  .403  .727  .418   4.39  .258 145  648   29 

* Reds SS Felipe Lopez had 3 hits.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   23  -11  .313  .299  .612  .305   3.27  .213   2   13    8   59 
2004   24   -2  .314  .405  .719  .475   4.61  .242   7   31    1   79 
2005   25   16  .363  .552  .914  .679   7.23  .317  13   46    5   65 
CAR        -14  .316  .416  .732  .459   4.57  .253  35  147   23  337 
LG AVG       0  .338  .431  .768  .500   5.10  .268  38  158   20 
POS AVG    -24  .319  .401  .720  .432   4.43  .265  27  133   24 

* Reds P Luke Hudson took a pounding–2 IP, 6 H, 6 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2002 25    0   4.50    3   0    6      7 10.50 16.50   0   0   0   0   0 
2004 27    8   2.42    9   9   48.1   38  7.08 11.73   4   2   0   4   2 
2005 28  -14  10.18    5   5   20.1   10  4.43 19.03   1   3   0   1   3 
CAREER    -6   4.70   17  14   74.2   55  6.63 14.10   5   5   0   5   5 
LG AVG     0   4.32            74.2   55  6.67 12.86   4   4 

5) METS 7, MARLINS 6

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Marlins    0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0   6  13  3
Mets       0 0 0 2 3 0 1 1 X   7   9  0

Marlins: 40-37, .519, 3rd place, 7 GB, 6-4 last 10
Mets: 40-39, .506, 4th place, 8 GB, 7-3 last 10
Season series: Mets, 7-3

* Marlins 2B Luis Castillo (1 2B, 1 SB) and C Paul Lo Duca had 3 hits and CF Juan Pierre was 0 for 5.

CASTILLO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   27   11  .381  .397  .778  .558   5.46  .314   6   39   21  152 
2004   28   -1  .373  .348  .720  .493   4.92  .291   2   47   21  150 
2005   29   13  .434  .418  .853  .667   7.19  .337   2   16    7   57 
CAR          8  .371  .357  .728  .503   5.09  .294  18  257  278 1063 
LG AVG       0  .343  .434  .777  .500   5.26  .270 133  548   76 
POS AVG    -43  .340  .405  .745  .464   4.90  .274  87  437  100 

LO DUCA
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   31  -12  .335  .377  .712  .424   4.07  .273   7   52    0  147 
2004   32   -9  .338  .421  .758  .447   4.47  .286  13   80    4  143 
2005   33    3  .358  .406  .765  .535   5.31  .307   2   32    3   69 
CAR         -1  .342  .423  .764  .497   4.81  .287  62  338   13  709 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .774  .500   5.20  .269  84  341   44 
POS AVG    -74  .321  .394  .715  .402   4.19  .254  67  315   11 

PIERRE
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   25    7  .361  .373  .734  .533   5.18  .305   1   41   65  162 
2004   26   10  .374  .407  .781  .547   5.54  .326   3   49   45  162 
2005   27  -12  .301  .333  .635  .365   3.64  .256   1   19   18   77 
CAR        -50  .355  .376  .731  .449   5.05  .306   8  219  228  760 
LG AVG       0  .341  .434  .775  .500   5.20  .269  98  398   50 
POS AVG     -7  .335  .429  .765  .491   5.11  .268  96  362   99 

* Mets SS Jose Reyes was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   20    4  .334  .434  .769  .552   5.70  .307   5   32   13   69 
2004   21   -9  .271  .373  .644  .359   3.79  .255   2   14   19   53 
2005   22  -15  .278  .375  .652  .346   3.61  .257   3   33   23   78 
CAR        -20  .295  .394  .689  .421   4.31  .273  10   79   55  200 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .773  .500   5.19  .269  27  109   13 
POS AVG    -20  .321  .395  .717  .422   4.39  .266  17   87   18 

6) BREWERS 8, PIRATES 4

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Pirates    0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0   4  10  0
Brewers    3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 X   8  10  1

Brewers: 37-42, .468, 3rd place, 13 GB, 6-4 last 10
Pirates: 34-44, .436, 5th place, 15 1/2 GB, 3-7 last 10
Season series: Brewers, 6-3

* Pirates P Mark Redman took a pounding–6 IP, 6 H, 6 R/ER, 5 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 29    9   3.59   29  29  190.2  151  7.13 11.23  14   9   0  13  10 
2004 30   -1   4.71   32  32  191    102  4.81 13.76  11  12   0  11  12 
2005 31    6   3.72   17  17  111.1   58  4.69 10.91   4   7   0   6   5 
CAREER    17   4.29  156 144  918    581  5.70 12.41  52  58   0  57  53 
LG AVG     0   4.54           918    655  6.42 13.07  52  51 

7) GIANTS 3, PADRES 2

           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
           - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Giants     1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0   3   6  0
Padres     2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2   9  1

Padres: 43-37, .538, 1st place, 4 1/2 GA, 4-6 last 10
Giants: 34-44, .436, 4th place, 8 GB, 5-5 last 10
Season series: Padres, 6-3

* Padres 2B Damian Jackson was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G
2003   29  -12  .294  .323  .617  .242   2.82  .261   1   13   16  109 
2004   30   -3  .206  .267  .473  .145   2.00  .100   1    3    0   21 
2005   31   -1  .326  .372  .698  .474   4.50  .256   4   14    7   51 
CAR        -45  .323  .359  .682  .418   4.23  .244  27  179  124  693 
LG AVG       0  .343  .438  .782  .500   5.33  .271  68  278   38 
POS AVG    -51  .329  .389  .718  .415   4.46  .264  39  212   45 

* Padres P Jake Peavy’s line–6 IP, 4 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 9 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 22   -5   4.11   32  32  194.2  156  7.21 12.07  12  11   0  11  12 
2004 23   31   2.27   27  27  166.1  173  9.36 11.36  15   6   0  15   6 
2005 24   14   2.89   16  16  106    119 10.10  8.66   7   2   0   6   3 
CAREER    32   3.41   92  92  564.2  538  8.57 11.40  40  26   0  37  29 
LG AVG     0   4.28           564.2  418  6.66 12.82  32  32 

8) DODGERS 7, DIAMONDBACKS 0

             1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
             - - - - - - - - -   -  --  - 
Diamondbacks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0   3  1
Dodgers      0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 X   7  10  0

Diamondbacks: 39-42, .481, 2nd place, 4 1/2 GB, 4-6 last 10
Dodgers: 38-41, .481, 3rd place, 4 1/2 GB, 6-6 last 10
Season series: Tied, 5-5

* Diamondbacks P Javier Vazquez took a pounding–6 2/3 IP, 6 H, 6 R/ER, 2 BB, 10 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 26   48   3.24   34  34  230.2  241  9.40 10.11  13  12   0  17   8 
2004 27  -10   4.91   32  32  198    150  6.82 12.09  14  10   0  11  13 
2005 28   -3   4.75   17  17  110    102  8.35 11.70   7   7   0   7   7 
CAREER    39   4.30  241 240 1537.1 1328  7.77 11.74  85  85   0  89  81 
LG AVG     0   4.40          1537.1 1147  6.71 12.95  86  86 

* Dodgers P Brad Penny (8 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 7 SO) combined with Franquelis Osoria for a shutout.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL
2003 25   -3   4.13   32  32  196.1  138  6.33 11.64  14  10   0  12  12 
2004 26   15   3.15   24  24  143    111  6.99 11.20   9  10   0  12   7 
2005 27    7   3.49   14  14   90.1   51  5.08 10.46   4   5   0   5   4 
CAREER    15   3.97  148 147  883.2  627  6.39 11.87  53  49   0  53  49 
LG AVG     0   4.34           883.2  663  6.76 12.86  49  50 

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