Around the Majors: White Sox-Indians series begin

1) Yesterday’s scores–

AL
Yankees 3, Orioles 2
Mariners 7, Blue Jays 5
Devil Rays 8, Red Sox 7
Indians 7, White Sox 5
Royals 10, Tigers 4
A’s 7, Twins 6

NL
Pirates 7, Astros 0
Padres 8, Rockies 7

2) Standings–

AL EAST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Red Sox       87   63   .580     -
Yankees       86   63   .577      .5
e--Blue Jays  73   76   .490    13.5
e--Orioles    70   79   .470    16.5
e--Devil Rays 63   88   .417    24.5

AL CENTRAL   WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
White Sox     90   59   .604     -
Indians       88   62   .587     2.5
d--Twins      76   73   .510    14
e--Tigers     67   82   .450    23
e--Royals     49   99   .331    40.5

AL WEST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Angels        84   65   .564     -
A's           83   67   .553     1.5
Rangers       75   75   .500     9.5
e--Mariners   65   85   .433    19.5

NL EAST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Braves        85   65   .567     -
Phillies      80   70   .533     5
Marlins       79   71   .527     6
Nationals     77   73   .513     8
Mets          73   76   .490    11.5

NL CENTRAL   WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
x--Cardinals  95   56   .629     -
d--Astros     81   69   .540    13.5
d--Cubs       74   76   .493    20.5
d--Brewers    73   76   .490    21
d--Reds       69   80   .463    25
e--Pirates    62   88   .413    32.5

NL WEST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Padres        75   74   .503     -
Giants        69   80   .463     6
Dodgers       67   82   .450     8
Diamondbacks  67   83   .447     8.5
e--Rockies    61   88   .409    14

x–clinched the division title
d–mathematically eliminated from winning the division title
e–mathematically eliminated from the postseason

3) Wild card standings–

AL           WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Indians       88   62   .587     -
Yankees       86   63   .577     1.5
A's           83   67   .553     5

NL           WON  LOST   PCT    GB  
Astros        81   69   .540     -
Phillies      80   70   .533     1
Marlins       79   71   .527     2
Nationals     77   73   .513     4

4) Today’s schedule–

AL
Tigers (Mike Maroth, 4.94, -13 RSAA and Nate Robertson, 4.54, -5 RSAA) at Royals (J.P. Howell, 7.22, -19 RSAA and Zack Greinke, 5.95, -31 RSAA), DH, 5:10 and 9:10
Orioles (John Maine, 3.27, 3 RSAA) at Yankees (Aaron Small, 3.28, 8 RSAA), 7:05
Mariners (Jeff Harris, 3.80, 2 RSAA) at Blue Jays (Josh Towers, 3.86, 12 RSAA), 7:07
Red Sox (Curt Schilling, 6.20, -14 RSAA) at Devil Rays (Seth McClung, 6.61, -26 RSAA), 7:15
Indians (Jake Westbrook, 4.56, -8 RSAA) at White Sox (Mark Buehrle, 3.21, 30 RSAA), 8:05
Rangers (Juan Dominguez, 4.23, 1 RSAA) at Angels (Bartolo Colon, 3.46, 16 RSAA), 10:05
Twins (Francisco Liriano, 3.86, 0 RSAA) at A’s (Joe Blanton, 3.57, 19 RSAA), 10:05

NL
Giants (Matt Cain, 2.00, 6 RSAA) at Nationals (Livan Hernandez, 3.93, 1 RSAA), 7:05
Astros (Andy Pettitte, 2.43, 40 RSAA) at Pirates (Tom Gorzelanny, major league debut), 7:05
Cardinals (Jeff Suppan, 3.57, 14 RSAA) at Reds (Randy Keisler, 6.54, -9 RSAA), 7:10
Marlins (A.J. Burnett, 3.46, 10 RSAA) at Mets (Kris Benson, 4.16, 1 RSAA), 7:10
Cubs (Jerome Williams, 4.30, 0 RSAA) at Brewers (Doug Davis, 3.95, 5 RSAA), 7:35
Phillies (Gavin Floyd, 10.04, -16 RSAA) at Braves (Horacio Ramirez, 4.65, -4 RSAA), 7:35
Padres (Woody Williams, 4.61, -12 RSAA) at Rockies (Jamey Wright, 5.73, -15 RSAA), 8:35
Dodgers (Derek Lowe, 3.57, 10 RSAA) at Diamondbacks (Javier Vazquez, 4.71, -7 RSAA), 9:40

5) Magic numbers–

AL East–Red Sox, 13
AL Central–White Sox, 11
AL West–Angels, 12
AL wild card–Indians, 12

NL East–Braves, 8
NL Central–Cardinals, clinched
NL West–Padres, 8
NL wild card–Astros, 12

6) Race for the postseason seeds–

AL–The White Sox lead the Red Sox by 3 1/2 games for the #1 seed. The Red Sox lead the Angels by 2 1/2 games for the #2 seed.

NL–The Cardinals lead the Braves by 10 1/2 games for the #1 seed. The Braves lead the Padres by 9 1/2 games for the #2 seed.

7) The Rockies were mathematically eliminated from winning the division title and from the postseason.

8) The Tigers clinched a losing season for the 12th consecutive year.

9) Yesterday’s HR–

10) HR leaders–

AL
T1) Alex Rodriguez–44
T1) David Ortiz–44*
3) Mark Teixeira–41
4) Richie Sexson–38*
5) Paul Konerko–37
6) Manny Ramirez–36
7) Alfonso Soriano–35
8) Vladimir Guerrero–31
9) Jason Giambi–30
T10) Gary Sheffield–28
T10) Jermaine Dye–28
T10) David Dellucci–28

NL
1) Andruw Jones–50
2) Derrek Lee–44
3) Albert Pujols–39
4) Adam Dunn–37
5) Troy Glaus–36
T6) Ken Griffey Jr.–35
T6) Morgan Ensberg–35
T8) Carlos Lee–32
T8) Miguel Cabrera–32
T8) Cliff Floyd–32

*–hit 1 yesterday

11) Today’s birthdays–

JASON BAY, 1978, AGE: 27
See game recap for stats.

TOM TRESH, 1937, AGE: 68
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1962   24   25  .359  .441  .800  .622   5.86  .286  20   93    4  157  Yankees      
1963   25   36  .371  .487  .857  .694   6.78  .269  25   71    3  145  Yankees      
1965   27   30  .348  .477  .825  .651   6.03  .279  26   74    5  156  Yankees      
CAR         97  .335  .411  .746  .571   4.90  .245 153  530   45 1192 
LG AVG       0  .321  .384  .706  .500   4.25  .251 113  480   56 
POS AVG      7  .322  .384  .706  .499   4.30  .249 116  461   74 

1) Yankees RF Gary Sheffield says his thigh injury is likely to limit him to DHing for the rest of the season.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   34   72  .419  .604 1.023  .772   9.72  .330  39  132   18  155  Braves       
2004   35   40  .393  .534  .927  .676   7.41  .290  36  121    5  154  Yankees      
2005   36   32  .385  .501  .886  .659   7.28  .295  28  103   10  141  Yankees      
CAR        637  .399  .526  .925  .698   7.81  .298 443 1456  215 2177 
LG AVG       0  .338  .420  .758  .500   4.98  .268 224  988  154 
POS AVG     90  .344  .443  .787  .531   5.40  .273 268 1084  155 

2) The A’s activated SS Bobby Crosby from the DL.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   23   -2  .143  .000  .143  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0   11  A's          
2004   24  -15  .319  .426  .744  .411   4.27  .239  22   64    7  151  A's          
2005   25    7  .355  .471  .826  .572   5.94  .284   9   38    0   78  A's          
CAR        -10  .329  .436  .765  .464   4.75  .251  31  102    7  240 
LG AVG       0  .336  .431  .768  .500   5.08  .270  29  121   14 
POS AVG     -8  .329  .416  .744  .470   4.77  .274  22  106   17 

3) The Red Sox called up SS Hanley Ramirez and P Craig Hansen.

Hansen was their 1st round pick in the 2005 draft. He pitched a perfect inning (2 SO) in his major league debut.

4) Red Sox 2B Tony Graffanino had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a strained left groin.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31    4  .331  .428  .759  .552   5.54  .260   7   23    8   90  White Sox    
2004   32   -7  .332  .335  .667  .415   4.09  .263   3   26   10   75  Royals       
2005   33    6  .370  .425  .794  .547   5.44  .311   6   36    5  102  Royals/Red Sox
CAR        -24  .337  .394  .730  .461   4.70  .268  41  211   46  751 
LG AVG       0  .338  .429  .767  .500   5.09  .269  66  281   38 
POS AVG    -16  .333  .413  .746  .472   4.84  .267  55  253   46 

5) RF Trot Nixon was scratched from yesterday’s lineup, due to illness

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29   44  .396  .578  .975  .728   9.00  .306  28   87    4  134  Red Sox      
2004   30    7  .377  .510  .887  .630   7.32  .315   6   23    0   48  Red Sox      
2005   31    9  .359  .448  .807  .572   5.89  .277  12   60    2  112  Red Sox      
CAR        114  .366  .490  .856  .605   6.62  .279 124  464   29  856 
LG AVG       0  .338  .432  .770  .500   5.12  .270  91  383   49 
POS AVG     31  .346  .454  .800  .530   5.53  .273 108  423   52 

6) Twins DH Matt LeCroy had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a sore right big toe.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27    7  .342  .490  .832  .559   5.82  .287  17   64    0  107  Twins        
2004   28   -6  .321  .424  .745  .432   4.54  .269   9   39    0   88  Twins        
2005   29    4  .358  .440  .797  .549   5.53  .260  15   43    0   92  Twins        
CAR        -10  .327  .446  .773  .479   4.97  .263  56  202    0  421 
LG AVG       0  .336  .431  .767  .500   5.08  .269  41  173   21 
POS AVG     19  .347  .459  .806  .545   5.62  .268  55  200    8 

7) Reds 1B Sean Casey saw a spine specialist, who cleared him to participate in light physical work, but there is no timetable for his return.

Casey had to leave Friday’s game, after suffering a concussion in a collision at 1B.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   28   -2  .350  .408  .758  .486   4.98  .291  14   80    4  147  Reds         
2004   29   40  .381  .534  .915  .690   7.54  .324  24   99    2  146  Reds         
2005   30   -3  .371  .423  .795  .485   5.32  .312   9   58    2  137  Reds         
CAR         86  .371  .462  .833  .559   6.13  .305 118  605   15 1081 
LG AVG       0  .343  .435  .778  .500   5.26  .270 126  516   69 
POS AVG     94  .362  .474  .837  .565   6.11  .277 171  636   31 

1) INDIANS 7, WHITE SOX 5

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Indians        1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1   7  10  1
White Sox      0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0   5  11  0

White Sox: 90=59, .604, 1st place, 2 1/2 GA, 691 R, 607 RA, 3-7 last 10, streak: L1
Indians: 88-62, .587, 2nd place, 2 1/2 GB, 727 R, 599 RA, 8-1 last 10, streak: W6
Season series: White Sox, 10-4

* Indians DH Travis Hafner had 3 hits–2 2B, 1 HR, 2 BB.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26    6  .327  .485  .812  .566   5.38  .254  14   40    2   91  Indians      
2004   27   51  .410  .583  .993  .742   9.00  .311  28  109    3  140  Indians      
2005   28   50  .410  .576  .987  .765   9.00  .305  27   93    0  125  Indians      
CAR        105  .388  .549  .937  .708   7.90  .293  70  248    5  379 
LG AVG       0  .335  .430  .764  .500   5.03  .269  39  164   19 
POS AVG     25  .350  .465  .815  .562   5.77  .269  55  199    8 

Indians with back to back 50+ RCAA seasons–

T1   Elmer Flick              1904-07    4   
T1   Tris Speaker             1920-23    4   
T3   Nap Lajoie               1902-04    3   
T3   Joe Jackson              1911-13    3   
T3   Larry Doby               1950-52    3   
T3   Albert Belle             1994-96    3   
T3   Jim Thome                1995-97    3   
T8   Tris Speaker             1916-17    2   
T8   Al Rosen                 1952-53    2   
T8   Manny Ramirez            1999-00    2   
T8   Jim Thome                2001-02    2   
T8   Travis Hafner            2004-05    2   

2) YANKEES 3, ORIOLES 2

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

Yankees: 86-63, .577, 2nd place, 1/2 GA, 806 R, 718 RA, 8-2 last 10, streak: W1
Orioles: 70-79, .470, 4th place, 16 1/2 GB, 662 R, 719 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L2
Season series: Yankees, 9-7

* Yankees RF Bubba Crosby had 3 hits, including a HR.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   -2  .083  .083  .167  .000   0.00  .083   0    1    0    9  Dodgers      
2004   27   -5  .196  .302  .498  .196   2.30  .151   2    7    2   55  Yankees      
2005   28   -2  .307  .347  .654  .383   3.93  .278   1    5    3   64  Yankees      
CAR         -9  .245  .307  .551  .264   2.87  .212   3   13    5  128 
LG AVG       0  .335  .430  .765  .500   5.04  .270   5   20    2 
POS AVG      0  .337  .430  .766  .506   5.13  .273   4   19    3 

* Orioles P Erik Bedard’s line–6 IP, 6 H, 2 R/ER, 3 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 23   -1  13.50    2   0    0.2    1 13.50 27.00   0   0   0   0   0  Orioles      
2004 25    3   4.59   27  26  137.1  121  7.93 14.88   6  10   0   8   8  Orioles      
2005 26    4   3.78   22  22  133.1  115  7.76 12.56   6   7   0   7   6  Orioles      
CAREER     6   4.21   51  48  271.1  237  7.86 13.77  12  17   0  15  14 
LG AVG     0   4.51           271.1  190  6.30 12.90  15  15 

* Yankees P Chien-Ming Wang’s line–8 IP, 7 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2005       6   4.03   16  15  102.2   40  3.51 11.75   7   4   0   6   5  Yankees      
CAREER     6   4.03   16  15  102.2   40  3.51 11.75   7   4   0   6   5 
LG AVG     0   4.37           102.2   70  6.15 12.65   6   6 

3) MARINERS 7, BLUE JAYS 5

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

Blue Jays: 73-76, .490, 3rd place, 13 1/2 GB, 707 R, 651 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: L1
Mariners: 65-85, .433, 4th place, 19 1/2 GB, 664 R, 694 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: W1
Season series: Blue Jays, 4-3

4) DEVIL RAYS 8, RED SOX 7

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Red Sox        1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1   7  11  1
Devil Rays     0 0 4 1 0 2 0 1 X   8  18  1

Red Sox: 87-63, .580, 1st place, 1/2 GA, 838 R, 756 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L2
Devil Rays: 63-88, .417, 5th place, 24 1/2 GB, 708 R, 872 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: W2
Season series: Red Sox, 12-5

* Red Sox LF Manny Ramirez was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31   59  .427  .587 1.014  .732   9.11  .325  37  104    3  154  Red Sox      
2004   32   49  .397  .613 1.009  .695   8.59  .308  43  130    2  152  Red Sox      
2005   33   33  .380  .559  .939  .664   7.29  .284  36  125    1  140  Red Sox      
CAR        606  .408  .596 1.004  .722   8.90  .313 426 1395   34 1675 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.18  .271 186  793  105 
POS AVG     80  .348  .461  .809  .536   5.68  .276 228  897   91 

* Devil Rays LF Carl Crawford (1 2B, 1 SB) and 3B Alex Gonzalez (1 2B) Had 3 hits.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   21  -11  .309  .362  .671  .436   4.35  .281   5   54   55  151  Devil Rays   
2004   22   14  .331  .450  .781  .571   5.77  .296  11   55   59  152  Devil Rays   
2005   23   20  .331  .476  .807  .597   5.97  .303  15   80   45  148  Devil Rays   
CAR         14  .320  .422  .742  .521   5.15  .289  33  219  168  514 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .763  .500   5.02  .268  66  278   33 
POS AVG     18  .340  .441  .781  .526   5.34  .278  67  287   42 

* Devil Rays P Mark Hendrickson took a pounding–6 1/3 IP, 8 H, 6 R/ER, 3 BB, 2 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 29  -13   5.51   30  30  158.1   76  4.32 14.04   9   9   0   8  10  Blue Jays    
2004 30   -8   4.81   32  30  183.1   87  4.27 12.96  10  15   0  12  13  Devil Rays   
2005 31  -33   6.14   29  29  161.1   80  4.46 14.50  10   7   0   6  11  Devil Rays   
CAREER   -46   5.25  107  93  539.2  264  4.40 13.51  32  31   0  28  35 
LG AVG     0   4.51           539.2  375  6.25 12.89  30  30 

5) ROYALS 10, TIGERS 4

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Tigers         1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0   4   5  0
Royals         3 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 X  10  18  0

Tigers: 67-82, .450, 4th place, 23 GB, 680 R, 737 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: L4
Royals: 49-99, .331, 5th place, 40 1/2 GB, 639 R, 855 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: W1
Season series: Tigers, 10-6

* Royals 1B Matt Stairs (1 HR), RF Emil Brown and C John Buck had 3 hits.

STAIRS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   35   24  .389  .561  .950  .695   8.00  .292  20   57    0  121  Pirates      
2004   36    4  .345  .451  .796  .528   5.24  .267  18   66    1  126  Royals       
2005   37   16  .376  .462  .839  .627   6.40  .279  13   60    1  116  Royals       
CAR        137  .361  .491  .852  .596   6.30  .267 207  694   25 1288 
LG AVG       0  .342  .434  .776  .500   5.22  .271 125  527   68 
POS AVG     69  .355  .465  .819  .548   5.85  .275 161  613   60 

BUCK
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2004   23   -9  .280  .424  .704  .362   3.62  .235  12   30    1   71  Royals       
2005   24  -16  .282  .379  .661  .345   3.39  .236  11   39    2  109  Royals       
CAR        -25  .281  .397  .678  .352   3.48  .236  23   69    3  180 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .764  .500   5.01  .270  20   85   10 
POS AVG    -12  .320  .402  .722  .433   4.32  .260  18   80    3 

* Tigers P Jeremy Bonderman took a pounding–4 2/3 IP, 11 H, 7 R/ER, 0 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 20  -23   5.56   33  28  162    108  6.00 14.17   6  19   0  10  15  Tigers       
2004 21   -9   4.89   33  32  184    168  8.22 12.28  11  13   0  11  13  Tigers       
2005 22   -6   4.57   29  29  189    145  6.90 12.38  14  13   0  13  14  Tigers       
CAREER   -38   4.98   95  89  535    421  7.08 12.89  31  45   0  34  42 
LG AVG     0   4.51           535    371  6.24 12.89  30  30 

6) A’S 7, TWINS 6

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Twins          0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5   6   9  2
A's            1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 X   7  11  1

A’s: 83-67, .553, 2nd place, 1 1/2 GB, 724 R, 604 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W2
Twins: 76-73, .510, 3rd place, 14 GB, 637 R, 608 RA, 3-7 last 10, streak: L2
Season series: A’s, 5-3

* Twins LF Shannon Stewart and RF Jacque Jones were 0 for 5.

STEWART
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29   14  .364  .459  .823  .572   6.08  .307  13   73    4  136  Blue Jays/Twins
2004   30   12  .380  .447  .827  .592   6.48  .304  11   47    6   92  Twins        
2005   31  -10  .323  .388  .711  .440   4.35  .274  10   56    7  132  Twins        
CAR         96  .364  .441  .805  .558   5.98  .300 100  497  179 1144 
LG AVG       0  .339  .432  .771  .500   5.14  .270 145  611   80 
POS AVG     19  .342  .436  .778  .509   5.30  .275 141  608  110 

JONES
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   28    8  .333  .464  .797  .546   5.66  .304  16   69   13  136  Twins        
2004   29  -15  .315  .427  .742  .414   4.37  .254  24   80   13  151  Twins        
2005   30   -6  .321  .432  .753  .457   4.52  .249  21   66   12  132  Twins        
CAR        -22  .327  .454  .782  .478   5.03  .279 130  469   66  966 
LG AVG       0  .338  .432  .770  .500   5.12  .270 111  466   58 
POS AVG     16  .340  .439  .780  .512   5.31  .274 114  469   73 

* A’s 2B Mark Ellis had 3 hits (1 3B, 1 HR) and RF Nick Swisher reached base safely all 4 times up (1 H, 3 BB).

ELLIS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2002   25    1  .359  .394  .753  .512   5.26  .272   6   35    4   98  A's          
2003   26  -10  .313  .371  .684  .434   4.06  .248   9   52    6  154  A's          
2005   28   19  .386  .482  .868  .637   6.90  .326  10   46    1  110  A's          
CAR         10  .347  .411  .758  .524   5.19  .278  25  133   11  362 
LG AVG       0  .333  .427  .760  .500   4.96  .267  40  169   20 
POS AVG    -20  .322  .396  .718  .447   4.42  .264  27  141   31 

SWISHER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2004   23    0  .352  .417  .769  .488   5.06  .250   2    8    0   20  A's          
2005   24   -3  .324  .440  .764  .480   4.85  .235  19   70    0  120  A's          
CAR         -3  .328  .437  .765  .481   4.88  .237  21   78    0  140 
LG AVG       0  .332  .427  .760  .500   4.95  .269  15   65    8 
POS AVG      3  .333  .445  .778  .521   5.13  .269  19   73    8 

* Twins P Brad Radke took a pounding–5 IP, 6 H, 5 R/ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.

Radke pitched in his 350th game.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30    3   4.49   33  33  212.1  120  5.09 11.66  14  10   0  12  12  Twins        
2004 31   31   3.48   34  34  219.2  143  5.86 10.69  11   8   0  12   7  Twins        
2005 29    8   4.04   31  31  200.2  117  5.25 10.94   9  12   0  11  10  Twins        
CAREER   149   4.22  350 349 2288.2 1384  5.44 11.48 136 130   0 148 118 
LG AVG     0   4.67          2288.2 1598  6.28 13.27 128 128 

* A’s P Barry Zito’s line–6 1/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 25   24   3.30   35  35  231.2  146  5.67 10.88  14  12   0  16  10  A's          
2004 26    4   4.48   34  34  213    163  6.89 12.93  11  11   0  11  11  A's          
2005 27   21   3.64   33  33  215.1  163  6.81 11.16  14  12   0  16  10  A's          
CAREER   137   3.45  186 186 1196.1  937  7.05 11.36  86  52   0  86  52 
LG AVG     0   4.53          1196.1  835  6.28 12.95  67  67 

7) PIRATES 7, ASTROS 0

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Astros         0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0   4  1
Pirates        0 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 X   7  15  1

Astros: 81-69, .540, 2nd place, 13 1/2 GB 634 R, 566 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: L1
Pirates: 62-88, .413, 6th place, 32 1/2 GB, 629 R, 710 RA 5-5 last 10, streak: W4
Season series: Pirates, 7-6

* Pirates CF Tike Redman, SS Jack Wilson (1 3B), LF Jason Bay (1 BB, 1 SB) and 3B Freddy Sanchez (2 2B, 1 HR) had 3 hits.

REDMAN
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   12  .374  .483  .857  .646   7.09  .330   3   19    7   56  Pirates      
2004   27  -13  .310  .374  .684  .416   4.17  .280   8   51   18  155  Pirates      
2005   28  -16  .292  .342  .635  .310   3.32  .255   2   25    4  124  Pirates      
CAR        -27  .312  .381  .694  .420   4.28  .279  15  100   33  381 
LG AVG       0  .340  .434  .775  .500   5.20  .269  39  158   19 
POS AVG     -4  .335  .428  .763  .489   5.08  .267  39  143   39 

WILSON
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   25  -27  .303  .353  .656  .334   3.50  .256   9   62    5  150  Pirates      
2004   26    6  .335  .459  .794  .531   5.38  .308  11   59    8  157  Pirates      
2005   27  -22  .303  .369  .672  .358   3.73  .262   8   51    6  146  Pirates      
CAR       -106  .305  .369  .674  .364   3.81  .265  35  244   25  708 
LG AVG       0  .340  .431  .772  .500   5.15  .268  88  358   45 
POS AVG    -76  .317  .385  .701  .405   4.19  .263  47  272   62 

BAY
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   24   10  .421  .529  .949  .757   9.43  .287   4   14    3   30  Padres/Pirates
2004   25   18  .358  .550  .907  .621   6.58  .282  26   82    4  120  Pirates      
2005   26   55  .400  .565  .965  .728   8.80  .308  30   91   20  150  Pirates      
CAR         83  .386  .556  .942  .693   7.95  .296  60  187   27  300 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.15  .269  33  133   16 
POS AVG     19  .351  .462  .813  .555   5.80  .270  42  151   15 

SANCHEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   25   -3  .235  .294  .529  .154   2.08  .235   0    2    0   20  Red Sox      
2004   26   -2  .158  .158  .316  .107   1.59  .158   0    2    0    9  Pirates      
2005   28   -8  .330  .373  .703  .429   4.40  .283   3   30    2  120  Pirates      
CAR        -14  .315  .352  .667  .389   4.01  .271   3   36    2  161 
LG AVG       0  .338  .428  .766  .500   5.06  .269  14   60    7 
POS AVG     -1  .339  .423  .761  .493   5.00  .269  13   61    5 

* Astros P Roger Clemens took a pounding–5 2/3 IP, 11 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 40   10   3.91   33  33  211.2  190  8.08 11.14  17   9   0  14  12  Yankees      
2004 41   32   2.98   33  33  214.1  218  9.15 10.67  18   4   0  15   7  Astros       
2005 42   52   1.89   31  31  204.1  180  7.93  9.12  12   8   0  16   4  Astros       
CAREER   697   3.12  671 670 4697.1 4497  8.62 10.84 340 172   0 337 175 
LG AVG     0   4.38          4697.1 3128  5.99 12.94 263 264 

* Pirates P Ian Snell (8 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, 3 BB, 5 SO) combined with Jose Mesa for a shutout.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2004 22   -4   7.50    3   1   12      9  6.75 17.25   0   1   0   0   1  Pirates      
2005 23   -4   5.35   14   4   37     31  7.54 14.35   1   2   0   1   2  Pirates      
CAREER    -8   5.88   17   5   49     40  7.35 15.06   1   3   0   1   3 
LG AVG     0   4.26            49     36  6.58 12.77   3   3 

8) PADRES 8, ROCKIES 7

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Padres         0 2 3 0 0 2 0 0 1   8  14  0
Rockies        0 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0   7  15  3

Padres: 75-74, .503, 1st place, 6 GA, 635 R, 671 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W3
Rockies: 61-88, .409, 5th place, 14 GB, 667 R, 799 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L1
Season series: Padres, 10-5

* Padres SS Khalil Greene hit 2 HR (3 H (1 2B)) and RF Brian Giles had 3 hits (1 HR, 1 BB).

GREENE
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   23   -4  .271  .400  .671  .298   2.95  .215   2    6    0   20  Padres       
2004   24    9  .349  .446  .795  .559   5.52  .273  15   65    4  139  Padres       
2005   25   -2  .298  .438  .736  .486   4.47  .256  14   62    4  110  Padres       
CAR          3  .323  .440  .762  .514   4.88  .262  31  133    8  269 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.17  .269  31  126   15 
POS AVG    -25  .317  .388  .706  .412   4.27  .266  16   96   23 

GILES
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   32   45  .427  .514  .941  .719   8.38  .299  20   88    4  134  Pirates/Padres
2004   33   30  .374  .475  .849  .636   6.57  .284  23   94   10  159  Padres       
2005   34   47  .427  .491  .918  .733   8.00  .303  15   78   12  146  Padres       
CAR        422  .413  .543  .956  .710   8.47  .299 246  853   92 1348 
LG AVG       0  .343  .435  .778  .500   5.27  .270 147  602   81 
POS AVG     79  .356  .461  .816  .548   5.91  .273 177  656   97 

* Padres P Brian Lawrence took a pounding–2 1/3 IP, 9 H, 5 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 27   -7   4.19   33  33  210.2  116  4.96 11.71  10  15   0  12  13  Padres       
2004 28   -3   4.12   34  34  203    121  5.36 12.77  15  14   0  14  15  Padres       
2005 29  -24   5.02   31  31  183    102  5.02 13.03   7  15   0   8  14  Padres       
CAREER   -25   4.13  160 144  921.1  572  5.59 12.37  49  61   0  52  58 
LG AVG     0   4.25           921.1  687  6.71 12.76  52  52 

* Rockies P Sun Woo Kim took a pounding–5 2/3 IP, 11 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 25   -5   8.36    4   3   14      5  3.21 23.14   0   1   0   0   1  Expos        
2004 26   -7   4.58   43  17  135.2   87  5.77 14.13   4   6   0   4   6  Expos        
2005 27   -4   4.98   22   8   68.2   50  6.55 13.76   5   2   0   3   4  Nationals/Rockies
CAREER   -25   5.03  108  35  309.1  198  5.76 14.58  12  11   0  10  13 
LG AVG     0   4.32           309.1  227  6.60 12.82  17  17 

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