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 SCOREBOARD
Thursday, May 3
New York at Arizona (9:40 p.m. EDT). Tom Glavine goes for his 294th career victory for the Mets.

STARS
Tuesday
-Josh Willingham, Marlins, hit a bases-loaded triple and a two-run homer for a career-high five RBIs in Florida's 5-2 win over the Mets.
-Placido Polanco, Tigers, had four hits and two RBIs and Detroit defeated Baltimore 5-4.
-Ken Griffey, Jr., Reds, went 3-for-3 with a home run and Cincinnati beat Houston 11-2.
-J.J. Hardy, Brewers, had four hits and two RBIs and two runs scored and Milwaukee routed St. Louis 12-2.
-Chris Young, Padres, struck out eight over eight scoreless innings and San Diego topped Washington 3-0.

BAD NEWS BOMBERS
out in the seventh. He is expected to miss four to six weeks. The Rangers had only two hits in Hughes' first major league victory.

MANNY MILESTONE
Manny Ramirez got his 1,000th hit for Boston in a 5-4 loss to Oakland on Tuesday night, making him the 14th player to do that with two teams. He had 1,086 hits with Cleveland.

THAT'S ONE
Bronson Arroyo recorded his first win of the season with an 11-2 victory over Houston on Tuesday night. In his sixth start, Arroyo (1-2) allowed three hits and one run with five strikeouts over seven innings.

STREAKS
Derek Jeter extended his hitting streak to 18 games in the Yankees' 10-1 win Tuesday night over Texas. Dating to last season, he's hit safely in 57 of 59 games. ... Torii Hunter extended his career-high hitting streak to 16 games in Minnesota's 9-1 win over Tampa Bay. ... Albert Pujols extended his hitting streak to 10 games in St. Louis' 12-2 loss to Milwaukee. ... Arizona's Orlando Hudson went 1-for-3 with a walk in a 2-1 loss to Los Angeles and has now reached base in all 28 games.

SPEAKING
hird win of the season.

SEASONS
May 3
1936 - Joe DiMaggio made his major league debut for the New York Yankees and had three hits in a 14-5 victory over the St. Louis Browns.
1951 - Rookie Gil McDougald of New York drove in six runs in one inning to tie a major league record as the Yankees beat the St. Louis Browns 17-3 at Sportsman's Park. McDougald had a two-run triple and a grand slam in an 11-run ninth inning.
1959 - Detroit's Charlie Maxwell hit four consecutive homers in a doubleheader sweep of the New York Yankees, 4-2 and 8-2, at Briggs Stadium.
1980 - Ferguson Jenkins of the Texas Rangers became the fourth pitcher in major league history to win 100 or more games in each league. Jenkins beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 at Arlington Stadium. Cy Young, Jim Bunning and Gaylord Perry also reached the milestone.
1994 - Philadelphia reliever Andy Carter made his major league debut and was ejected from the game after hitting two of three San Diego Padres batters he faced.
1999 - Boston's Creighton Gubanich hit a grand slam for his first major league hit in a 12-11, 10-inning loss to Oakland. Gubanich became the fourth player to accomplish the feat and the first since Seattle's Orlando Mercado did it Sept. 19, 1982.
Today's birthday: Ryan Dempster 30.
 

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