September 26, 1989 |
The Chicago Cubs, who never expected it to be easy, missed a chance to clinch a tie for the National League East championship Monday night when pinch-hitter Jim Dwyer singled with one out in the 10th inning to give the Montreal Expos a 4-3 victory over the Cubs. The second-place St. Louis Cardinals lost earlier Monday night, 4-2 at Pittsburgh, and remain four games behind the Cubs.
July 25, 1986 |
Mike Loynd tied an NCAA record with 20 victories for Florida State this season. The Texas Rangers asked him for just one Thursday night, and he gave it to them. Loynd, 24, pitched six strong innings in his major league debut and helped the Rangers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 7-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Arlington, Tex. "I expected to be more nervous," said Loynd, who was making his sixth start in professional baseball. "I was relaxed the whole time.
March 5, 1986 |
Nathan Call of Capistrano Valley High School is accustomed to winning. He was a freshman on the Cougar varsity that was 26-3. As a sophomore, he started at guard next to his brother, Burt, and Capistrano Valley finished 24-4. Last season, he started at point guard, and the Cougars were 23-6. This season the Cougars were 27-3, and their win over Rio Mesa Friday in a CIF Southern Section 4-A quarterfinal was Call's 100th victory as a varsity player.
February 17, 2000 |
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March 13, 1999
Re "Can Genocide End in Forgiveness," by Michael Shifter, Opinion, March 7: The recent reports concerning the Commission for Historical Clarification in Guatemala provide us with the opportunity for some clarification of recent moral dilemmas in the U.S. Spokespersons for the right wing in America have decried the lack of morality that characterizes the president and the majority of the American people who support him. They seem intent on claiming the...
November 10, 1987
Mike Schmidt and Cal Ripken Jr. agreed to multimillion-dollar, multi-year contracts Monday night, minutes before a midnight deadline to file for free agency. Meanwhile, 18 other players became free agents, raising the total to 76. Schmidt and the Philadelphia Phillies reached agreement on a two-year contract worth $4.5 million. Ripken and the Baltimore Orioles also settled after talking during the day about a two-year contract for about $1.7 million per year.
June 28, 1986 |
Aware of the way the Boston Red Sox support him with runs, unbeaten Roger Clemens had little to fear when the Baltimore Orioles took a 1-0 lead. "I was just hoping to hold onto that 1-0 deficit and go from there," Clemens said after he posted his 14th victory, allowing seven hits and striking out 11 while pitching into the ninth inning of a 5-3 decision Friday night. "I was disappointed when I let them back in the game in the seventh," Clemens said.
September 23, 1988 |
The manager they call Cookie works in mysterious ways, and during the early innings of the Angels' 6-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins Thursday night at Anaheim Stadium, the unconventional Mr. Rojas was at it again. There was that third-inning intentional walk to Minnesota's Jim Dwyer--with two outs and a runner on second base--that helped increase the Twins' 2-0 lead to 3-0 when the next batter, Brian Harper, delivered a run-scoring single.
February 21, 1986 |
Is Mater Dei High School's basketball team unbeatable? The question was posed to Drew Sorenson, St. Francis coach, shortly after the Knights became the 55th consecutive team to lose to the Monarchs. Sorenson had watched his team play about as well as it could, only to come up short, 72-61, Thursday night in the opening round of the CIF Southern Section 5-A division playoffs at Valencia High. "Until somebody does it," Sorenson said. "I can't really say.
September 25, 1988 |
So Cookie Rojas couldn't keep track of how many trips had been made to the mound. As if he had a lot of practice counting recently? Losses, yes. Injuries, yes. But runs, no way. If they supported him vocally, Angel players also gave their now-deposed manager the cold-bat treatment.