Around the Majors: Redsox stay alive; Astros take 3-2 leadby Lee Sinins
October 18, 2004
1) Yesterday's scores--
Redsox 5, Yankees 4 (14) (Yankees lead the series, 3-2)
Astros 3, Cardinals 0 (Astros lead the series, 3-2)
2) Today's schedule--
Redsox (Bronson Arroyo, 4.03) at Yankees (Jon Lieber, 4.33), 8:15
3) Yesterday's HR--
4) Cardinals P Julian Tavarez broke a finger and bones in his left hand when he punched a phone in the dugout. The Cardinals say he'll be able to pitch with the injury.
After 5.39 ERA/-24 RSAA and 3.66 ERA/5 RSAA seasons, Tavarez had a 2.38 ERA/13 RSAA in 77 games. He has a 4.39 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.42, and 7 RSAA in 568 games.
5) Yankees P Paul Quantrill had to leave yesterday's game, due to a leg injury, and is day to day.
After 2.70 ERA/9 RSAA and 1.75 ERA/19 RSAA seasons, Quantrill had a 4.72 ERA/-3 RSAA in 86 games. He has a 3.74 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.50, and 111 RSAA in 791 games.
6) The Rockies declined their 2005 option on P Steve Reed.
After 2.01 ERA/13 RSAA and 3.27 ERA/11 RSAA seasons, Reed had a 3.68 ERA/11 RSAA in 65 games. He has a 3.51 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.31, and 128 RSAA in 803 games.
Reed has had a positive RSAA in all 13 seasons in his career. His consecutive RSAA streak is tied for 14th on the all time list--
1 Walter Johnson 1907-26 20 2 Grover C Alexander 1911-29 19 3 Greg Maddux 1988-04 17 T4 Cy Young 1891-05 15 T4 Jack Quinn 1918-32 15 T4 Whitey Ford 1953-67 15 T4 Gaylord Perry 1966-80 15 T4 Tom Seaver 1967-81 15 T4 Roger Clemens 1984-98 15 T4 Randy Johnson 1990-04 15 T11 Carl Hubbell 1928-41 14 T11 Warren Spahn 1946-59 14 T11 Hoyt Wilhelm 1958-71 14 T14 Eddie Plank 1901-13 13 T14 Three Finger Brown 1903-15 13 T14 Urban Shocker 1916-28 13 T14 Dizzy Trout 1939-51 13 T14 Bob Gibson 1961-73 13 T14 Sparky Lyle 1967-79 13 T14 Kent Tekulve 1975-87 13 T14 Lee Smith 1980-92 13 T14 Steve Reed 1992-04 13 T14 Pedro Martinez 1992-04 13
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