June 28, 1989 |
The Reds have placed third baseman Chris Sabo on the 15-day disabled list because he has a hyper-extended left knee, the ball club said today. The listing is retroactive to Tuesday, the Reds said. Sabo was injured June 9 in Los Angeles in a home plate collision with Dodgers catcher Mike Scioscia. Infielder Marty Brown, who played 10 games with the Reds last September, was called up from the Reds' Nashville farm team to replace Sabo.
June 26, 2004
Every time I read anything about the Dodgers trading Eric Gagne I shudder. Does management not realize that trading away this gifted pitcher would be at least as unpopular as trading away Piazza or, for that matter, Pedro Martinez? Wake up, Dodger management, unless you want to make the remaining Dodger fans out there irate. Marty Brown Long Beach While watching a game against the hated San Francisco Giants, which of the following scenarios is scarier for Dodger fans?
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August 30, 2011 |
Along old U.S. Route 66, the once-kitschy Overland Motel is crumbling, vacant lots pock downtown and, as if this remote desert outpost weren't suffering enough, the last car dealership folded up and left behind a blanket of empty asphalt. Not a pretty picture for travelers who might pull off the highway for a burger or to spend the night. Then, about five months ago, a man with a sun-stained face and paint-crusted fingernails drifted in, and the tiny old railroad town of Needles started looking a little brighter.
April 25, 1986
On a day for records and milestones, UC San Diego catcher Bob Natal reached two Thursday with one swing of his bat. Natal's solo home run in the seventh inning was his 11th this season, tying his own school record and giving the Tritons 32 homers for the season, breaking the school record established last year. It also helped pad UCSD's lead in the team's 8-1 nonconference victory at Point Loma Nazarene College.
December 31, 1992 |
1. Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Marty Brown (Coach House, San Juan Capistrano): A double dose of hillbilly soul. 2. Emmylou Harris (Crazy Horse, Santa Ana): Harris gave old favorites a new twist with her acoustic band, the Nash Ramblers. 3. Marty Stuart (Crazy Horse): Stuart used rock 'n' roll energy and old-fashioned showmanship to spice up classic licks he learned playing Johnny Cash and Lester Flatt. 4.
February 26, 1995 |
Ten minor league players walked off the practice field at Port Charlotte, Fla., on Saturday in protest of the Texas Rangers' plans to use them in exhibition games. "I let them know I wasn't coming down here to be a replacement player," catcher Craig Colbert said. "It can be a bad influence on your career and the rest of your life."