TWISP Notes #3

TWISP Notes
January 28, 1988

The Oakland A’s placed outfielder Glenn Burke on the 30-day disabled list,  due to the neck injury he suffered in an April 24th collision with teammate Mike Edwards…

Rangers infielder Nelson Norman, called up from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League to replace injured shortstop Bert Campaneris, started his first game April 24th, going 2-for-4, scoring a run, and playing a flawless infield…

Catchers Thurman Munson of the Yankees and Carlton Fisk of the Red Sox are the current AL batting leaders; Munson leads with a surprising .426 average, while Fisk is close behind at an even .400…

Mike Vail has refused to report to the Chicago Cubs minor league affiliate in Wichita, and could be heavily fined by the SP78 commissioner…

Minnesota’s 16-4 record is tops in the majors…

Fans, don’t forget! Saturday, April 29th is Jacket Night at the Astrodome! Good seats are still available at Houston area ticket outlets…

AL – April 24

At Oakland, Gary Serum pitched an 8-hit shutout as the rampaging Twins downed the A’s 3-0…At Arlington Stadium, a 3-run outburst in the 7th inning—highlighted by catcher Clint Hurdle’s 2-run homer—helped Kansas City to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Texas. Juan Beniquez knocked in all three Ranger runs in a losing cause…

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