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Oakland continues dominance
at Skydome, takes 1-0 series lead
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TORONTO- The Oakland
Athletics always manage to do
things with flair at the SkyDome.
Even without Jose Canseco hit
ting rocket shots, the A's still won
with plenty of power Wednesday
Mark McGwire and Terry
Steinbach hit consecutive home
runs in the second inning, and
Harold Baines led off the ninth
with a homer that gave the A's a
4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue
Jays in Game 1 of the American
Jack Morris and Dave Winfield,
the two free agents that Toronto
signed in the winter to help them
win in October, did their jobs.
Winfield hit a solo home run in
the sixth that made it 3-2, and
doubled and scored the tying run
in the eighth on John Olerud's
Morris had not allowed a hit
since the fourth inning before
Baines singled in his first two
at-bats, then won it when he hit
Morris' second pitch of the ninth
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"It was a slider up over the
plate," Baines said. "I was trying
to drive it well. I don't consider
myself a great home run hitter,
but it was a great time to hit one."
Dave Stewart went 7 2-3 in
nings and maintained his reputa
tion as a big-game pitcher, and
Dennis Eckersley enhanced his
status by pitching the ninth for a
The A's won their seventh
straight playoff game, a streak
that dates back to 1989, when they
wiped out Toronto in five games.
Toronto will try to even the se
ries Thursday night when David
Cone pitches against Mike Moore.
"Everybody has kind of writ
ten us off," Steinbach said. "But
our attitude all year has been kind
of, 'Let's play ball.' Now we have
a big game tomorrow. We have a
real tough pitcher going against
us in David Cone."
Pat Borders also homered for
McGwire silenced another sell
out crowd in the SkyDome with a
two-run shot in the second. Stein
bach followed with a homer to
left, marking the first consecutive
Rick Cerone and Lou Piniella did
it for the New York Yankees in
1980 against the Kansas City Roy
After Borders put the Blue Jays
on the board, Winfield made it a
one-run game in the sixth.
Winfield doubled with two
outs in the eighth, finishing Stew
art, and Olerud singled past re
liever Jeff Russell's reach to make
Russell, acquired along with
Ruben Sierra and Bobby Witt in
the Aug. 31 trade that sent
Canseco to the Texas Rangers,
was the winner despite allowing
the game-tying single. The loss
was the second in nine postseason
decisions for Morris.
Joe Carter showed no ill effects
of a freak accident Tuesday night
that sent him to the hospital. He
and teammate Roberto Alomar at
tended the Toronto Maple Leafs'
National Hockey League opener,
which was highlighted by an in
door fireworks display.
Carter looked up at the wrong
time and got a burning cinder in
his left eye.
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ATLANTA — Oh, what ptt
ing. Atlanta has it all. Oh, wh
hitting. The Braves own that,
Steve Avery on the left,Joli
Smoltz on the right, 20-gamewj-
ner Tom Glavine ahead of them
Everywhere the Pirates look,ttif,
see trouble. They're playingi
best team in baseball and
certainly look second-best toth [
Braves in the National Leagm
Pittsburgh finally ended!;
years without a big inningii
postseason, but the four meaning
less runs in the seventh cames
ter Atlanta was well on its way!
a 13-5 victory Wednesday ai
2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.
The Braves' run total tied th
record for most in a league cl»
pionship series game.
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Junior Sheila Morgan was one
of the lone bright spots of the
Lady Aggies in Wednesday’s
loss to Texas, as A&M was only
able to hit for a .072 average.
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every game from a team con
cept, and that a team win is
more important to her than indi
"I try to go out there and do
the best I can for the team, and
go out there and give it all I
can," Morgan said. "I try to hit
hard and hit high and block a lot
was not able to take advantage
of Morgan's abilities against
"The problem was we weren't
passing well enough to use her,"
"We played really tentative
tonight, with the exception of
Lady Aggie head coach Al
Givens also cited Morgan for
solid, consistent play.
"Sheila has been playing well
for us all season long," Givens
said. "She generates a lot of en
thusiasm and plays hard, and
physically she can be pretty in
timidating at the net."
Givens added that the team
Morgan promised that she
and the rest of the Lady Aggies
will play a better match wnen
they meet Texas again, on Octo
ber 28th in Austin.
"We're definitely going to
play a lot better than we did
tonight," she said.
The Lady Aggies will now
travel to Houston this Saturday
to take on the University of
Houston. The next home match
for the Lady Aggies will be Oct.
21 when they host Texas Tech at
Avery continued a record nnij
of shutout pitching within
scoreless innings and RonGai
hit a grand slam as the tail end
Atlanta's lineup continued tote'
ment Pittsburgh. Gant finished!
for-4 with and four RBIs.
Only two of the 10 teams!!
trail 2-0 in the NL playoffs haw
rallied to win the series.
Avery extended his
scoreless streak to a record 221i
innings to break Ken Holtzmans
mark of 18 innings fortheOal-
land Athletics in 1973-74.He
streak was stopped by Lloyd Me
Clendon's RBI double andjost
Lind's two-run triple as Avert
tired in Pirates' four-run seventh
Avery gave up six hitsinfl-i
innings, but only two overtk
Counting the playoffs, Avert
is 6-0 the last two seasons again.':
the Pirates, who again received
very little production fromhi|
guns Andy Van Slyke and Bam
Bonds, a combined l-for-8.
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his career in the fifth offIM
Walk, who appeared to injurehii
right thumb on a follow-throf
several batters before. The bott®.
end of the Braves' order had sii
hits and drove in seven of their
eight runs. Mark Lemke
three hits and Damon Berr
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