A July 10 Sports item incorrectly described Carl Hubbell's performance in the 1934 All-Star Game. Hubbell, the National League starter, struck out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession. (Published 7/15/2005)


"Three bunts."

Orioles' Rafael Palmeiro, on how he might get the hits he needs to reach 3,000 off Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield today


Angels: Placed rookie 3B Dallas McPherson on the 15-day DL with inflammation in his left hip and purchased the contract of IF Zach Sorensen from Class AAA Salt Lake.

Blue Jays: With RHP Roy Halladay out at least a month with a broken leg, the team recalled RHP Brandon League and purchased the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Class AAA Syracuse. OF Gabe Gross was optioned to Syracuse.

Devil Rays: RHP Rob Bell (anxiety attacks) was designated for assignment after completing a rehab assignment with Class AAA Durham. Bell went on the 15-day DL May 14.

Indians: Recalled IF Brandon Phillips from Class AAA Buffalo and optioned LHP Brian Tallet. Phillips started against the Yankees and went 0 for 4, filling in for 2B Ronnie Belliard, who had leg cramps.



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1934: At the Polo Grounds, the AL all-stars came back to beat the NL, 9-7, in a game that featured Carl Hubbell striking out Jimmie Foxx, Babe Ruth, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin in succession.

-- Compiled by Jim Hage