March 31, 1994 |
Anthony Young, who set a major league record with his 27th consecutive loss last season, was traded from the New York Mets to the Chicago Cubs for shortstop Jose Vizcaino. * Michael Jordan will probably get his minor league assignment today, Chicago White Sox General Manager Ron Schueler said. Jordan, 0 for 3 with a walk Wednesday for double-A Birmingham, is anticipating he will be assigned to Birmingham. . . . .
April 22, 1999 |
The Dodgers asked each player and coach to name the former Dodger who inspired them most. The choice each person made is displayed on a patch he wears on his uniform.
September 8, 2005
Active major leaguers with the highest percentage of hits in their careers being singles (at least 1,000 hits; through August): ASSOCIATED PRESS *--* Player H 1B Pct. Luis Castillo 1,252 1,063 84.9 Juan Pierre 1,003 837 83.4 Rey Sanchez 1,317 1,077 81.8 Jose Vizcaino 1,412 1,136 80.5 Ichiro Suzuki 1,088 868 79.8 Lenny Harris 1,050 832 79.2 Tony Womack 1,332 1,051 78.9 Omar Vizquel 2,279 1,778 78.0 Fernando Vina 1,196 913 76.3 Jason Kendall 1,536 1,163 75.7 *--*
March 1, 1999 |
General Manager Kevin Malone made it official Sunday: Mark Grudzielanek is the No. 1 shortstop ahead of Jose Vizcaino. Malone informed the players of their status during brief individual meetings at Dodgertown. But Malone said Vizcaino could regain the starting position by outperforming Grudzielanek in exhibition games. The Dodgers' spring opener is Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals at Holman Stadium. "This is the way I look at the Dodger shortstop situation," Malone said.