Baseball Today Saturday, May 5
The Associated Press
May. 05, 1990
Undated (AP) _ Houston at New York (1:35 p.m. EDT). Mike Scott (0-2) faces New York's Dwight Gooden (1-2) in a matchup of struggling starters. STAT
Dave Winfield ended an 0-for-23 slump that matched the longest of his 17- year career with a single off Mark Langston on Friday night. STREAKS
Dave Stewart has won eight straight decisions in two seasons. He leads the majors in victories at 6-0. ... The California Angels have hit a double in 22 straight games, a team record. Luis Polonia hit the Angels' first triple of the season Friday night. ... Cincinnati is 13-0 when it scores first. SWINGS
Mark Davis, the 1989 National League Cy Young winner, led major league stoppers in save percentage last season, converting 44 of 48 chances. This year, he has blown two of six opportunities with Kansas City.
Robin Ventura is 0-for-30 for the Chicago White Sox. ... Kansas City has lost nine of 10. STARTERS
Dave Stewart is 5-0 against Roger Clemens since joining Oakland in 1986. Stewart and the Oakland Athletics beat Clemens 1-0 in Boston last Sunday and defeated the Red Sox ace 8-3 Friday night. SATISFACTION
Lloyd Moseby, Toronto's career hit leader, homered in his first at-bat back at the SkyDome. He played 10 years for the Blue Jays before leaving after last season for Detroit as a free agent. SITES
Roger Clemens is 0-4 lifetime at the Oakland Coliseum, the only American League ballpark where he has never won. SWAPS
Boston and St. Louis each filled needs when the Cardinals sent slugger Tom Brunansky to the Red Sox for stopper Lee Smith. STOPPERS
Cincinnati relievers have converted 10 of 11 save opportunities. Rob Dibble, Norm Charlton and Randy Myers have struck out 68 in 41 1-3 innings. STATUS
San Francisco third baseman Matt Williams left in the third inning of Friday night's game because of dizzy spells. SIDELINED
Seattle's Pete O'Brien will be in a cast for six weeks because of a broken thumb. O'Brien, batting .174 with two home runs and nine RBIs, hurt himself making a diving catch Thursday night. STARS
Todd Benzinger, Reds, went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs as Cincinnati beat St. Louis 8-3. SPEAKING
''He one-upped me. He did something he doesn't usually do. He didn't take a strike.'' - Rick Reuschel after Tim Raines homered on a 1-0 pitch in Montreal's 5-4 victory over San Francisco. SEASONS May 5
1904 - Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched a perfect game against the Phildelphia Athletics, beating Rube Waddell 3-0. Having pitched nine hitless innings in two previous efforts, he ran his string of hitless innings to 18.
1917 - Ernie Koob of the St. Louis Browns pitched a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox for a 1-0 triumph in St. Louis.
1925 - Manager Ty Cobb of the Detroit Tigers hit three homers, a double and two singles against the St. Louis Browns.
1933 - Pepper Martin hit two doubles, a triple and a home run to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
1962 - Bo Belinsky of the California Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 with a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium. Belinsky struck out nine and walked four.
1978 - Pete Rose of the Reds became the 14th player to accumulate 3,000 hits when he singled against Montreal's Steve Rogers at Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium.
1980 - National League President Chub Feeney ordered Pittsburgh's Bill Madlock suspended for 15 days and fined him $5,000 for shoving his glove in the face of home plate umpire Gerry Crawford.