Alomar Considers Leaving Toronto
Roberto Alomar’s agent is reportedly asking Toronto to trade the all-star second baseman.
Alomar was shaken Sunday after police told him a woman with a loaded revolver had checked into the SkyDome Hotel - where he lives - with the intention of killing him because she had been unable to befriend him.
“It could be the end of me in Toronto,” Alomar said. “I have to think if I want to stay here.”
Meanwhile, the woman charged with threatening to kill Alomar spent Monday night in jail awaiting a bail hearing.
Police said Tricia Miller came to Toronto four days ago intending to shoot Alomar and then turn the gun on herself. She was frustrated by past attempts to “develop a relationship” with the Toronto Blue Jays’ All-Star second baseman.
Yankees 8, White Sox 4
Jack McDowell pitched a complete game for New York against his former teammates in a triumphant return to new Comiskey Park.
New York broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the seventh off Scott Radinsky as McDowell (5-5) won for the fourth time in five starts.
Orioles 9, Twins 4
Rafael Palmeiro’s second homer of the game snapped a seventh-inning tie and carried Baltimore past Minnesota.
Indians 9, Rangers 1
Charles Nagy pitched seven scoreless innings, and Sandy Alomar and Herbert Perry homered as Cleveland beat Texas.
Red Sox 12, Royals 5
Kansas City, Mo.
Mo Vaughn hit a bases-loaded triple and two home runs as Boston routed Kansas City.
Vaughn, who entered the night trailing Oakland’s Mark McGuire by one home run and five RBIs for the league lead, also homered twice in Sunday’s 12-11 victory over Detroit.
Brewers 7, A’s 3 (10)
Kevin Seitzer’s single broke a 10th-inning tie and Matt Mieske followed with a three-run homer to cap a four-run rally, lifting Milwaukee past Oakland.
Angels 4, Blue Jays 2
Mark Langston outdueled reigning AL Cy Young winner David Cone to win his fourth straight decision and Greg Myers hit a two-run homer as California took a one-game lead in the AL West.
Clearing the bases
New York pitcher Jimmy Key will miss the remainder of this season and may not pitch again after tearing the rotator cuff in his left shoulder for the second time in nine months… Darryl Strawberry, who was making only slow progress at best, suffered a setback when he strained his left quadriceps stealing a base in a game with the Yankees’ rookie league team in Tampa, Fla… . Brady Anderson was caught stealing in Baltimore’s game against Minnesota, stopping his American League record at 36 straight steals.
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