Around the Majors: White Sox take 2-1 lead

1) Yesterday’s score–

White Sox 5, Angels 2 (White Sox lead the series, 2-1)

2) Today’s schedule–

Cardinals (Matt Morris, 4.11, 4 RSAA) at Astros (Roger Clemens, 1.87, 53 RSAA), 4:00 (Series is tied, 1-1)
White Sox (Freddy Garcia, 3.87, 15 RSAA) at Angels (Ervin Santana, 4.65, -7 RSAA), 7:30

3) WHITE SOX 5, ANGELS 2

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

* White Sox 1B Paul Konerko had 3 hits, including a HR.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27  -22  .305  .399  .704  .328   3.34  .234  18   65    0  137  White Sox    
2004   28   14  .359  .535  .894  .567   6.39  .277  41  117    1  155  White Sox    
2005   29   38  .375  .534  .909  .673   7.45  .283  40  100    0  158  White Sox    
CAR         63  .349  .488  .837  .543   5.79  .279 210  692    4 1123 
LG AVG       0  .338  .432  .770  .500   5.12  .270 128  540   68 
POS AVG    101  .360  .471  .831  .570   6.05  .275 178  665   23 

* White Sox P Jon Garland’s line–9 IP, 4 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 7 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 23   -1   4.51   32  32  191.2  108  5.07 12.49  12  13   0  12  13  White Sox    
2004 24    1   4.89   34  33  217    113  4.69 12.57  12  11   0  12  11  White Sox    
2005 25   24   3.50   32  32  221    115  4.68 10.83  18  10   0  17  11  White Sox    
CAREER    26   4.42  181 159 1009    551  4.91 12.67  64  61   1  66  59 
LG AVG     0   4.53          1009    703  6.27 12.93  57  57 

* Angels P John Lackey took a pounding–5 IP, 8 H, 5 R/ER, 1 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 24  -10   4.63   33  33  204    151  6.66 13.19  10  16   0  12  14  Angels       
2004 25   -2   4.67   33  32  198.1  144  6.53 12.84  14  13   0  13  14  Angels       
2005 26   17   3.44   33  33  209    199  8.57 12.49  14   5   0  11   8  Angels       
CAREER    13   4.15  117 116  719.2  563  7.04 12.78  47  38   0  43  42 
LG AVG     0   4.50           719.2  499  6.24 12.87  40  40 

4) Yesterday’s HR–

Paul Konerko
Orlando Cabrera

5) The A’s rehired manager Ken Macha, a few days after the parties couldn’t agree on a new contract. Macha got a 3 year deal.

6) The Padres fired coaches Davey Lopes (1B) and Rob Picciolo (3B).

7) The Padres released INF Manny Alexander and INF Damian Jackson became a free agent when he refused an assignment to the minors.

ALEXANDER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2000   29  -15  .261  .325  .586  .237   2.96  .211   4   19    2  101  Red Sox      
2004   33   -1  .273  .333  .606  .278   3.38  .238   0    3    0   21  Rangers      
2005   34   -2  .238  .167  .405  .139   1.69  .111   0    0    0   10  Padres       
CAR        -76  .284  .326  .610  .286   3.28  .232  15  111   37  572 
LG AVG       0  .345  .432  .777  .500   5.27  .272  41  177   26 
POS AVG    -31  .329  .386  .715  .414   4.43  .264  24  141   29 

JACKSON
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29  -12  .294  .323  .617  .242   2.82  .261   1   13   16  109  Red Sox      
2004   30   -3  .206  .267  .473  .145   2.00  .100   1    3    0   21  Cubs/Royals
2005   31   -1  .335  .342  .677  .483   4.40  .255   5   23   15  118  Padres       
CAR        -45  .325  .355  .680  .423   4.23  .245  28  188  132  760 
LG AVG       0  .343  .437  .780  .500   5.31  .270  73  297   40 
POS AVG    -45  .331  .396  .727  .429   4.59  .264  48  240   47 

8) Brewers INF Trent Durrington, OF Chris Magruder and Ps Victor Santos and Julio Santana became free agents when they refused assignments to the minors.

DURRINGTON
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27   -1  .294  .143  .437  .186   2.08  .143   0    1    1   12  Angels       
2004   28   -4  .267  .402  .670  .339   3.74  .232   2    4    4   53  Brewers      
2005   29   -2  .267  .286  .552  .118   1.69  .214   0    2    5   28  Brewers      
CAR        -24  .250  .268  .518  .165   2.22  .196   2    9   14  140 
LG AVG       0  .344  .438  .782  .500   5.31  .272   9   37    5 
POS AVG      0  .347  .426  .774  .494   5.28  .276   7   34    7 

MAGRUDER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26    4  .433  .615 1.049  .817  10.50  .346   1    3    0    9  Indians      
2004   27   -5  .310  .393  .703  .330   3.65  .236   2   10    0   56  Brewers      
2005   28  -10  .265  .312  .576  .246   2.75  .203   2   13    3  101  Brewers      
CAR        -32  .277  .352  .629  .294   3.13  .220  11   56    5  270 
LG AVG       0  .335  .428  .764  .500   5.02  .267  18   76    9 
POS AVG      5  .342  .442  .784  .528   5.38  .267  20   79   10 

SANTOS
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 26   -6   7.01    8   4   25.2   15  5.26 16.13   0   2   0   1   1  Rangers      
2004 27   -9   4.97   31  28  154    115  6.72 13.62  11  12   0  10  13  Brewers      
2005 28   -5   4.57   29  24  141.2   89  5.65 13.85   4  13   0   8   9  Brewers      
CAREER   -25   4.99  125  65  423.2  296  6.29 14.32  17  33   0  23  27 
LG AVG     0   4.32           423.2  310  6.59 12.82  24  24 

SANTANA
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2000 27   -8   5.67   36   4   66.2   58  7.83 14.04   1   5   0   2   4  Nationals    
2002 29    8   2.84   38   0   57     38  6.00 12.47   3   5   0   5   3  Tigers       
2005 32   -1   4.50   41   0   42     49 10.50 11.36   3   5   1   4   4  Brewers      
CAREER   -33   5.26  202  42  470.2  304  5.81 14.40  17  31   1  22  26 
LG AVG     0   4.60           470.2  336  6.43 13.23  26  27 

9) The Cardinals added OF Rick Ankiel to the 40 man roster and released P Evan Rust.

ANKIEL (as a pitcher)
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2000 20   22   3.50   31  30  175    194  9.98 11.98  11   7   0  11   7  Cardinals    
2001 21   -7   7.13    6   6   24     27 10.13 19.88   1   2   0   1   2  Cardinals    
2004 24   -1   5.40    5   0   10      9  8.10 11.70   1   0   0   0   1  Cardinals    
CAREER    19   3.90   51  41  242    269 10.00 12.64  13  10   1  13  10 
LG AVG     0   4.59           242    182  6.76 13.28  13  14 

10) The Devil Rays interviewed Alan Trammell, John McLaren, Billy Hatcher, Tom Foley and Bill Evers for their managerial job.

11) Today’s birthdays–

DAVID CORTES, 1973, AGE: 32
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1999 25    0   4.91    4   0    3.2    2  4.91 17.18   0   0   0   0   0  Braves       
2003 29   -3  12.00    2   0    3      1  3.00 24.00   0   0   0   0   0  Indians      
2005 31    4   4.10   50   0   52.2   36  6.15 10.42   2   0   2   1   1  Rockies      
CAREER     1   4.55   56   0   59.1   39  5.92 11.53   2   0   2   1   1 
LG AVG     0   4.27            59.1   43  6.56 12.79   3   3 

JUAN CRUZ, 1980, AGE: 25
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 22  -12   6.05   25   6   61     65  9.59 14.90   2   7   0   3   6  Cubs         
2004 23   12   2.75   50   0   72     70  8.75 11.38   6   2   0   6   2  Braves       
2005 24  -11   7.44   28   0   32.2   34  9.37 17.63   0   3   0   1   2  A's          
CAREER    -6   4.36  156  23  307.2  289  8.45 13.63  14  24   1  19  19 
LG AVG     0   4.26           307.2  229  6.70 12.73  17  17 

SAM GRAY, 1897-1953
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1931 33  -15   5.09   43  37  258     88  3.07 13.29  11  24   2  16  19  Browns
1932 34    1   4.52   52  18  207     79  3.43 13.22   7  12   4  10   9  Browns 
1933 35   12   4.10   38   6  112     36  2.89 14.22   7   4   4   7   4  Browns 
CAREER    58   4.18  379 231 1953    730  3.36 13.20 111 115  22 123 103 
LG AVG     0   4.28          1953    657  3.03 13.46 109 109 

MULE HAAS, 1903-74
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1933   29  -14  .360  .362  .723  .429   4.66  .287   1   51    0  146  White Sox    
1934   30  -15  .354  .348  .702  .378   4.44  .268   2   22    1  106  White Sox    
1936   32  -14  .383  .358  .741  .411   5.10  .284   0   46    1  119  White Sox    
CAR        -83  .359  .402  .761  .446   5.17  .292  43  496   12 1168 
LG AVG       0  .359  .420  .779  .500   5.61  .289  72  632   64 
POS AVG      5  .361  .428  .789  .503   5.69  .296  67  602   69 

MEL HARDER, 1909-2002
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1932 22   32   3.74   39  32  255     90  3.18 12.28  15  13   0  17  11  Indians      
1933 23   41   2.95   43  31  253     81  2.88 11.53  15  17   4  22  10  Indians      
1934 24   53   2.61   44  29  255     91  3.21 11.79  20  12   4  23   9  Indians      
CAREER   176   3.80  582 433 3425.2 1160  3.05 12.83 223 186  23 226 183 
LG AVG     0   4.30          3425.2 1320  3.47 13.45 191 191 

BOB HARMON, 1887-1961
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1909 21  -18   3.68   21  17  159     48  2.72 12.68   6  11   0   6  11  Cardinals    
1910 22  -43   4.46   43  33  236     87  3.32 14.00  13  15   2   8  20  Cardinals    
1913 25  -28   3.92   42  27  273     66  2.18 13.05   8  21   2  11  18  Cardinals    
CAREER   -81   3.33  321 240 2054    634  2.78 12.12 107 133  12 109 131 
LG AVG     0   3.01          2054    853  3.74 11.75 113 113 

BILL HENRY, 1927, AGE: 68
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1955 27   12   3.30   17   7   60     23  3.45 11.55   2   4   0   4   2  Red Sox      
1959 31   18   2.69   65   0  134    115  7.72  9.27   9   8  12  11   6  Cubs         
1964 36   16   0.87   37   0   52     28  4.85  7.96   2   2   6   4   0  Reds         
CAREER    68   3.26  527  44  913.2  621  6.12 11.46  46  50  90  56  40 
LG AVG     0   3.77           913.2  513  5.05 12.30  51  51 

CHARLEY O'LEARY, 1882-1941
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1904   21  -23  .254  .254  .508  .282   2.28  .213   1   16    9  135  Tigers       
1905   22  -30  .259  .242  .501  .254   2.17  .213   0   33   13  148  Tigers       
1906   23  -34  .253  .271  .524  .220   2.31  .219   2   34    8  128  Tigers       
1913   30  -23  .260  .278  .539  .280   2.50  .217   0   31    3  121  Cardinals    
CAR       -165  .270  .272  .543  .299   2.63  .226   3  213   74  955 
LG AVG       0  .315  .333  .648  .500   4.15  .256  14  332  132 
POS AVG    -29  .310  .320  .630  .476   3.87  .252   9  319  137 

JIM PALMER, 1945, AGE: 60
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1973 27   54   2.40   38  37  296.1  158  4.80 10.36  22   9   1  22   9  Orioles      
1975 29   45   2.09   39  38  323    193  5.38  9.33  23  11   1  24  10  Orioles      
1976 30   31   2.51   40  40  315    159  4.54  9.91  22  13   0  22  13  Orioles      
CAREER   314   2.86  558 521 3948   2212  5.04 10.71 268 152   4 251 169 
LG AVG     0   3.72          3948   2237  5.10 12.19 220 220 
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