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October 12, 2002 | Bill Shaikin
EDISON FIELD, 4:45 P.M. TV--Channel 11. Radio--KLAC (570), XPRS (1090). Update--John Lackey makes his first playoff start. In the first round against New York, he appeared once in relief, making the Angels' comeback from a 6-1 deficit possible by relieving Ramon Ortiz in the third inning and pitching three shutout innings. He has faced the Twins once, giving up five runs (three earned) over six innings.
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August 1, 2010
Whispers: Joe Girardi must have influenced the Yankees' addition of Kerry Wood. He caught Wood with the Cubs in 2000-02 but it seems like a reach to expect him to succeed where Joba Chamberlain has failed in consistently getting leads to Mariano Rivera. Wood has been a mess with the Indians … Player most surprisingly not traded: Brett Myers. Astros owner Drayton McLane will never throw in the towel. He sees Myers becoming a replacement for Oswalt but he's a risky guy to give an extension, and the Astros aren't going anywhere for at least a couple years … With no money to spend, the Dodgers took the quantity over quality approach, adding Scott Podsednik, Ted Lilly, Ryan Theriot and Octavio Dotel.
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July 22, 1997 | DANA HADDAD
It took 101 games, but the Lancaster JetHawks got their first complete game of the season in a 2-1 victory over the Lake Elisore Storm Monday in a California League game at the Diamond in Lake Elsinore. Right-hander Joe Mays (4-1) allowed six hits, struck out six and walked four. He entered the game with a 4.78 earned-run average but has now allowed only one run in his last 16 innings.
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March 10, 2010
Tests on Nathan's right throwing elbow of Minnesota Twins closer Joe Nathan have revealed a significant tear in the ulnar collateral ligament, an injury that could require season-ending Tommy John surgery. Nathan's 246 saves over six seasons are the most in the majors during that span. General Manager Bill Smith said the plan is to first give Nathan time to let soreness and swelling subside, and build strength in the muscles around the joint, before a final decision about surgery.
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May 15, 2001 | From Associated Press
Joe Mays is just trying to keep up with the Radkes and the Miltons. Mays became the Minnesota Twins' third five-game winner, giving up six hits in eight innings Monday night to lead the American League Central leaders to a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Mays (5-2), who struck out a season-high six batters and walked two, joined Brad Radke (6-1) and Eric Milton (5-2) to give the Twins three of the seven American League pitchers with five victories.
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June 22, 1997
Having been promoted from Wisconsin of the Midwest League during the all-star break, pitcher Joe Mays arrived Thursday just in time to hear all the stories about Lancaster Municipal Stadium. He learned its nickname--the Hangar--and was told not to hang his curveball. Then he was given the start Friday night in his first game in a JetHawk uniform. "I figured there would be a slight breeze, but this is a little scary," Mays said of the wind that blows out to center and right field.
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October 9, 2002 | Diane Pucin
The slider was sliding, the curve was curving, his changeup was changing, every pitch was tickling the corner of the plate, leaving the Angel hitters tied up in knots and wishing for the New York Yankees to come back. Joe Mays was doing what Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Mike Mussina and David Wells couldn't. He was making the Angels overanxious, unbalanced, frustrated and mostly useless at the plate and making his manager, Ron Gardenhire, look like the smartest guy in baseball.
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May 20, 2005 | From Associated Press
Joe Mays has had some success, but this was the big breakout he and the Minnesota Twins were waiting for after his recovery from elbow surgery that kept him off the mound for 18 months. Mays gave up seven hits in his first complete game in nearly three years, pitching Minnesota past the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-0, on Thursday at Minneapolis. Mays sat through a long rally by his teammates in the sixth inning, and the Twins were concerned about how he would emerge.
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July 17, 1997 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Bernardino Stampede thought it had the perfect remedy for its ailing ways--Lancaster JetHawk pitcher Joe Mays. But the Stampede limped home Wednesday night sicker than ever after Mays pitched seven shutout innings in the JetHawks' 8-0 California League victory in front of 3,981 at the Hangar. Lancaster second baseman Jason Regan drove in four runs with a home run and a three-run double, but Mays (2-2) left a meaner impression.
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August 17, 2002 | From Associated Press
Joe Mays wasn't excited about facing Pedro Martinez for the second time in six days. But he sure pitched as if he was. Mays threw a two-hitter as the Minnesota Twins snapped Martinez's scoreless innings streak and beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-0, Friday night at Minneapolis. "Our offense was definitely looking forward to facing Pedro more than I was," Mays said.
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April 1, 2009 | Mike DiGiovanna
Just what the Angels need, another potential problem with a starting pitcher. Manager Mike Scioscia said he was "disappointed with some of the reports" from Joe Saunders' minor league start Monday and that the left-hander may be experiencing a little dead-arm phase. Saunders, who gave up five runs and 10 hits in 6 1/3 innings, also could have been fatigued from a weekend bout with food poisoning.
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May 20, 2005 | From Associated Press
Joe Mays has had some success, but this was the big breakout he and the Minnesota Twins were waiting for after his recovery from elbow surgery that kept him off the mound for 18 months. Mays gave up seven hits in his first complete game in nearly three years, pitching Minnesota past the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-0, on Thursday at Minneapolis. Mays sat through a long rally by his teammates in the sixth inning, and the Twins were concerned about how he would emerge.
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October 13, 2002 | Bill Shaikin
EDISON FIELD, 1:30 p.m. TV--Channel 11. Radio--KLAC (570), KSPN (1110), XPRS (1090). Update--Kevin Appier is a good bet to go five or six innings and no more; he has pitched five innings in each of his two playoff starts and a total of 25 innings in his last five starts. Joe Mays pitched what he called the "game of my career" in the first game of this series, giving up four hits and no earned runs over eight innings of the Twins' 2-1 victory.
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October 9, 2002 | Diane Pucin
The slider was sliding, the curve was curving, his changeup was changing, every pitch was tickling the corner of the plate, leaving the Angel hitters tied up in knots and wishing for the New York Yankees to come back. Joe Mays was doing what Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Mike Mussina and David Wells couldn't. He was making the Angels overanxious, unbalanced, frustrated and mostly useless at the plate and making his manager, Ron Gardenhire, look like the smartest guy in baseball.
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October 9, 2002 | BILL SHAIKIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Somewhere in New York this morning, a phone rings. Brian Cashman, the general manager of the Yankees, answers. The caller is George Steinbrenner, and the conversation is not pleasant. Explain, Steinbrenner bellows, why I paid $33 million for starting pitchers that could not do to the Angels what somebody named Joe Mays did to them Tuesday.
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August 17, 2002 | From Associated Press
Joe Mays wasn't excited about facing Pedro Martinez for the second time in six days. But he sure pitched as if he was. Mays threw a two-hitter as the Minnesota Twins snapped Martinez's scoreless innings streak and beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-0, Friday night at Minneapolis. "Our offense was definitely looking forward to facing Pedro more than I was," Mays said.
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August 6, 2002 | From Associated Press
Stung by four consecutive one-run losses, the Kansas City Royals ended their frustrations against the Minnesota Twins on Monday. Luis Alicea hit a three-run homer and Carlos Febles went four for four to help the Royals to a 12-4 victory at Minneapolis, ending the Twins' winning streak at five games. "That's what we needed," Febles said, "to come out and play a game like this."
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August 6, 2002 | From Associated Press
Stung by four consecutive one-run losses, the Kansas City Royals ended their frustrations against the Minnesota Twins on Monday. Luis Alicea hit a three-run homer and Carlos Febles went four for four to help the Royals to a 12-4 victory at Minneapolis, ending the Twins' winning streak at five games. "That's what we needed," Febles said, "to come out and play a game like this."
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