TWISP Notes #33

TWISP Notes
February 19, 1994

Giants first baseman Willie McCovey, who began the season with 493 career home runs, needs just four more to reach the coveted 500 mark. Currently, McCovey is 12th on the all-time list, fifteen behind Mel Ott and sixteen behind Ernie Banks and Eddie Mathews…

The slumping Boston Red Sox, after a verbal spanking from manager Don Zimmer on May 31st, went on to lose two more games before snapping their 6-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Angels…

Steve Garvey’s 17-game hitting streak came to an end June 5th against the Mets…

The once-magic Mariners have fallen on hard times, dropping to third place in the AL West behind Minnesota and Kansas City. The Mariners (32-26 through June 6th) have lost 8 of 10…

A hotheaded Ozzie Smith has been ejected twice in the past week…

Orioles ace Scott McGregor became the third 10-game winner in the majors June 3rd with a 12-1 victory over the Mariners…

Tickets are still available for the June 29th Blue Jays-Expos Pearson Cup Game at Olympic Stadium…

Minnesota’s Dave Goltz, who earlier in the season appeared to be a shoo-in for the Cy Young Award, had lost four in a row before earning a complete-game 4-1 win against Detroit June 3rd. His record now stands at 7-6…

An SP78 runs-per-inning record was set June 3rd by the New York Yankees, who scored 12 runs in the sixth inning off the hapless A’s. They broke the old mark of 11 held by the Giants…

Mike Ivie has replaced Darrel Chaney as the NL’s .400 batting king after a 3-for-4 performance against the Phillies June 6th. Ivie is now hitting a robust .409, with Chaney dropping back to .389…

May Pitcher-of-the-Month Steve Carlton, in his first appearance since receiving the award, was shelled for nine hits and five runs in a 7-1 loss to the Dodgers…

Statis Pro fans! June 13th is Elks Night at Tiger Stadium!

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