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March 20, 1994 | MIKE PENNER
Whitey Herzog was looking for a new first baseman, someone young, someone left-handed, someone with a little pop in his bat, someone with a bit of gold dust in his glove. J.T. and J.R. fit all the requirements, at least initially. J.T. was 24, J.R. was 22. J.T. had just hit 15 home runs with 78 RBIs in AAA, J.R. had just hit 14 home runs with 77 RBIs in AA. J.T., however, belonged to a different organization than Whitey's. J.R. did not. Thus, a decision had to be made. To make J.T.
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March 20, 1994 | MIKE PENNER
Whitey Herzog was looking for a new first baseman, someone young, someone left-handed, someone with a little pop in his bat, someone with a bit of gold dust in his glove. J.T. and J.R. fit all the requirements, at least initially. J.T. was 24, J.R. was 22. J.T. had just hit 15 home runs with 78 RBIs in AAA, J.R. had just hit 14 home runs with 77 RBIs in AA. J.T., however, belonged to a different organization than Whitey's. J.R. did not. Thus, a decision had to be made. To make J.T.
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May 2, 1988 | LONNIE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
Over the past two years at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, the name J.R. Phillips has become synonymous with winning. Phillips, a two-sport senior, has led Bishop Amat to three Angelus League championships while breaking school records along the way. As the Lancers' starting quarterback, Phillips directed Bishop Amat to a 22-2 record--including 20 straight league wins--and consecutive league titles. Last season, Phillips was an All-Angelus League quarterback and an all-state punter.
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May 2, 1988 | LONNIE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
Over the past two years at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, the name J.R. Phillips has become synonymous with winning. Phillips, a two-sport senior, has led Bishop Amat to three Angelus League championships while breaking school records along the way. As the Lancers' starting quarterback, Phillips directed Bishop Amat to a 22-2 record--including 20 straight league wins--and consecutive league titles. Last season, Phillips was an All-Angelus League quarterback and an all-state punter.
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May 28, 1987 | MITCH POLIN, Times Staff Writer
It was shortly after baseball practice in March and pitcher J.R. Phillips of Bishop Amat High was heading off the field when one of the school's track coaches spotted him. The coach told Phillips that injuries had left the team shorthanded in the mile relay and asked if he could run in the race. Not only did Phillips run the first leg of the relay, he ran well enough to help Bishop Amat win the race for the decisive points in a dual-meet victory over Montclair.
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May 24, 1999 | Associated Press
The Colorado Rockies placed infielder Kurt Abbott on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and transferred pitcher Kevin Ritz from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL. Pitcher David Wainhouse was designated for assignment. The Rockies purchased the contracts of infielders Chris Petersen and J.R. Phillips from triple-A Colorado Springs.
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August 26, 1998 | Associated Press
The Chicago Cubs reacquired pitcher Mike Morgan from the Minnesota Twins. Morgan, who spent 1992-95 with the Cubs, will join the club in Denver on Thursday and will start against the Colorado Rockies. * The Cincinnati Reds transferred right-hander Stan Belinda from the 15-day disabled list to 60-day disabled list. Belinda, 32, has an inflammation of the spinal cord and will miss the rest of the season.
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June 14, 1988
Outfielder Jim Austin of Mater Dei High School and catcher Brian Criss of Servite were named most valuable players of the Angelus League in a vote of the league's baseball coaches. Austin batted .437 and hit 9 home runs to lead Mater Dei to the league title. Criss batted .430 with 35 runs-batted in for Servite. The coaches' team: FIRST TEAM Pitchers Andy Croghan . . . Servite Tony Pena . . . Mater Dei J.R. Phillips . . . Bishop Amat First Baseman Joe Ciccarella . . .
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May 3, 1996 | Associated Press
Darryl Strawberry will sign with Mike Veeck's double-A St. Paul Saints today as he tries to play his way back into the big leagues. "It pains me that people will feel that it sends the wrong message," Veeck, the son of baseball innovator Bill Veeck, said Thursday. Strawberry, who owes nearly $500,000 in child and spousal support payments, will play for $2,000 a month. That's a standard salary in the Northern League.
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March 7, 1996 | Associated Press
J.R. Phillips and Mel Hall homered in a four-run sixth inning against Makato Suzuki as the San Francisco Giants beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3. Suzuki, 20, disappointed a large contingent of media from his native Japan by failing to hold a 2-1 lead and not retiring a batter in the sixth. He gave up four runs and three hits and walked three. * New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna will undergo an MRI on his right knee today, two days after hurting himself while running out a grounder. . . .
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May 28, 1987 | MITCH POLIN, Times Staff Writer
It was shortly after baseball practice in March and pitcher J.R. Phillips of Bishop Amat High was heading off the field when one of the school's track coaches spotted him. The coach told Phillips that injuries had left the team shorthanded in the mile relay and asked if he could run in the race. Not only did Phillips run the first leg of the relay, he ran well enough to help Bishop Amat win the race for the decisive points in a dual-meet victory over Montclair.
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August 16, 1997 | Associated Press
San Francisco second baseman Jeff Kent and Chicago Cub catcher Tyler Houston were suspended for fighting and initiating a bench-clearing brawl Wednesday. Kent was suspended for three games, beginning Monday, and was fined an undisclosed amount. Houston was suspended for two games, starting Tuesday, and also was fined an undisclosed amount. The fight began after Kent was hit by a pitch by Jeremi Gonzalez. While arguing with Houston, Kent grabbed the Cub catcher's mask.
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March 29, 1994 | Associated Press
Rookie J.R. Phillips lost his bid to take over Will Clark's first base job, becoming one of five players cut by the San Francisco Giants. The Giants reduced their roster to 26, optioning Phillips and pitcher Tony Menendez to triple-A Phoenix. Phillips lost out to veteran Todd Benzinger despite batting .327 this spring and driving in a team-high 17 runs. Phillips also had seven extra-base hits, including three homers, in 49 at-bats and was voted the top newcomer in camp.
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