TWISP Notes #22

TWISP Notes
October 21, 1989

Paul Thormodsgard, a pitcher with the Twins, is the only player in the majors who has not appeared in a game…

The Blue Jays have yet to steal a base this season…

NL – May 13

In twelve innings, the Giants beat the Cardinals 2-1. Bill Madlock hit a solo HR in the fourth to tie the game, the tripled and scored the game-winner on a no-out Larry Herndon single…A Mike Schmidt double scored the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, and Philadelphia was able to hold on for a slim 3-2 victory over the Reds at Veterans Stadium…At Los Angeles, a ninth inning pinch-single by catcher Larry Cox with the bases jammed gave the Cubs a 2-1 win over the Dodgers. LA outfielder Lee Lacy went 2-for-3 with a double and HR, improving his average to .429 as a sub for injured outfielder Reggie Smith…Expo Pepe Frias’ late-inning 3-run triple pushed Montreal to a 4-1 win over the pitching-starved Braves at Olympic Stadium. Larry McWilliams, making his first start since being called up from AAA Richmond, took the loss, allowing just three hits and three runs in six innings…In a twelve-inning snoozer, Art Howe’s fifth home run of the year gave Houston a 2-1 win over the Mets at Shea Stadium…San Diego topped Pittsburgh 6-5…

AL – May 13

Bernie Carbo’s two-out single scored Jim Norris from third and gave the Indians a 10-inning comeback victory over the Angels. Carbo also had two home runs in the game…At Comiskey Park, the White Sox jumped out to a first inning 6-run lead over the Brewers, but Milwaukee stormed back for a decisive 13-7 win. The game was highlighted by an SP78 record six home runs…Boston defeated Minnesota 6-2 as the Twins saw two more starting players go down with injuries. Outfielders Rich Chiles and Hosken Powell left the game after a violent collision in the eighth inning…Seattle’s incredible win streak reached 12 with a 6-3 win at Toronto. Bob Stinson’s 3-run homer off Jays relief ace Victor Cruz in the eighth inning proved to be the game-winner. M’s left fielder Tom Paciorek tied a Statis Pro record with three doubles…A Ken Singleton grand slam highlighted a six-run Baltimore sixth inning, and Scott McGregor pitched a complete game for his 6th win, helping the Orioles to a 10-2 massacre of the Rangers at Texas. McGregor (6-1) allowed just one earned run, and saw his ERA drop to 1.58…Detroit lost a chance to move into first place in the AL East as the Tigers lost to the A’s 5-4 at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers remained a half-game behind New York…Kansas City defeated New York 3-2 at Royals Stadium behind the clutch pitching of Dennis Leonard (5-2) and Al Hrabosky…

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