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Stephen Cannella
September 11, 2000
Houston's Lone StarEven during the Astros' miss of a season, Jeff Bagwell has been a tremendous hit
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September 11, 2000

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On Deck
Afraid of Philly?
Sept. 8-10, Phillies at Mets
Later this month the Mets will try to slay their biggest nemesis, the Braves; they can warm up this weekend against a smaller dragon. Philadelphia almost dashed New York's hopes for a postseason berth last year with a September sweep of the Mets at Veterans Stadium. This season the hapless Phillies have won four of six against the Mets. One positive sign for New York: In their careers lefties Mike Hampton, Glendon Rusch and Al Leiter, scheduled to start the three games, are a combined 10-6 against Philadelphia.

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