TWISP Notes #37

TWISP Notes
January 14, 1996

Milwaukee catcher Charlie Moore’s hitting streak was stopped at 20 on June 12th at Tiger Stadium. Moore went 0-for-3 against Jim Slaton, who allowed just four hits in the game…

Tigers second baseman Lou Whitaker has been placed on the inactive list, effective June 12th. The Detroit organization has made no announcement as to when Whitaker will return, or why he was placed on the list. Pitcher Mark Fidrych of AAA Evansville has been called up to fill the empty roster spot…

Oscar Gamble of the Padres is 10-for-20 as a pinch-hitter this season…

The Mariners have lost 12 of 16 since outfielder Tom Paciorek was placed on the disabled list…

Braves shortstop Darrel Chaney, who has been flirting with a .400 average for most of the season, is hitting just .196 for the month of June. His average currently stands at .336…

The Chicago White Sox have called up catcher Marvis Foley from their AAA club in Iowa…

A crowd of 8 was on hand for the Statis Pro 15th Anniversary game between the Cardinals and Braves June 14th at Atlanta, shattering the old SP78 attendance mark of 4, set at the 10th Anniversary game in Cincinnati…

Willie McCovey is still 4 home runs away from the 500th of his career…

Cincinnati has lost 9 of 11…

Twins pitcher Stan Perzanowski, who in four relief appearances this season allowed 7 runs and 10 walks in six innings pitched, made his first start of 1978 a memorable one with a convincing complete-game victory over the Indians. Perzanowski (1-0) gave up one earned run and one walk over nine innings…

The Cardinals and the White Sox became the season’s first 40-game losers on June 11th…

There are six SP78 players, excluding pitchers, who have yet to connect for a base hit this season: Bob Bailey (Bos), Merv Rettenmund (Cal), Orlando Gonzalez (Pha), Don Werner (Cin), Mike Fischlin (Hou), and Chuck Baker (SD). Of the six, Rettenmund may be the last to get a hit; he’s on the disabled list until August 2nd…

Fans! July 2nd is the deadline for All-Star Game voting…get your ballots in now!

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