1) Yesterday’s scores–
Astros 8, Braves 5 (Astros lead the series, 2-1)
Yankees 6, Twins 5 (11) (YANKEES WIN THE SERIES, 3-1)
Dodgers 4, Cardinals 0 (Cardinals lead the series, 2-1)
2) Today’s schedule–
Braves (Russ Ortiz, 4.13) at Astros (Roger Clemens, 2.98), 1:00
Cardinals (Jeff Suppan, 4.16) at Dodgers (Odalis Perez, 3.25), 8:10
3) Yesterday’s HRs–
4) Redsox P Curt Schilling has an ankle injury and met with an ankle and foot specialist. Manager Terry Francona says it’s just tendinitis and won’t be a factor.
After 3.23 ERA/36 RSAA and 2.95 ERA/34 RSAA seasons, Schilling had a 3.26 ERA/42 RSAA in 32 starts. He has a 3.32 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.22, and 327 RSAA in 482 games.
5) Braves P John Thomson had to leave yesterday’s game, in the 1st inning, due to stained oblique muscle. He says that if Braves advance, his season is still over.
After 4.71 ERA/-1 RSAA and 4.85 ERA/4 RSAA seasons, Thomson had a 3.72 ERA/13 RSAA in 33 starts. He has a 4.71 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.31, and 33 RSAA in 179 games (he’s spent a lot of time in Coors).
6) The Rockies removed P Luis Martinez from the 40 man roster.
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