May 12, 1997
Houston pitcher Sid Fernandez began a rehabilitation assignment Saturday at triple-A New Orleans. He gave up four runs in 3 1/3 innings and took the loss against Nashville, 4-2. * Three San Diego players are due to come off the disabled list during this week's road trip.
May 25, 1996 |
Philadelphia left-hander Sid Fernandez, plagued by injuries throughout his career, will sit out at least two weeks because of a sprained pitching elbow. Fernandez, 33, missed his scheduled start Thursday against San Diego after complaining of elbow pain. Fernandez is 2-4 this season in eight starts with a 3.26 earned-run average. * The Seattle Mariners will place Chris Bosio on the disabled list today after the club doctor prescribed 30 days of rest for the pitcher's arthritic right knee.
April 29, 1994 |
Every time you turn on the evening news or browse through the box scores these days, there's another football score in a baseball game. Double- digit run totals are definitely in vogue. Juiced-up baseballs? Extra hard lacquer on the bats? Theories abound, but Angel Manager Buck Rodgers says another factor is becoming increasingly evident. "Pitching is scarce," he said. "It's a depressed market and it's obvious everywhere you go. We're all in the same boat."
March 16, 1994 |
Oriole left-hander Sid Fernandez walked off the mound in pain after facing four batters in Baltimore's 7-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, and probably will sit out the early weeks of the regular season because of a sore shoulder. It is the second physical setback of the spring for a pitcher who was considered a health risk when the Orioles signed him to a three-year, $9-million contract in November. Shoulder soreness delayed his entry into the spring rotation for several days.
October 6, 1992 |
The New York Mets exercised contract options on pitcher Sid Fernandez and outfielder Howard Johnson, reducing their number of potential free agents to seven.
July 25, 1992 |
The Padres are not about to concede their postseason hopes in the month of July. But for the first time this season, the Padres acknowledged after their 3-0 defeat Friday night to the New York Mets that they're in trouble. Big trouble. The moment Padre third baseman Gary Sheffield's fly ball landed in Met center fielder Pat Howell's glove, the Shea Stadium scoreboard flashed the news the Atlanta Braves had won again.