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Who Owns Whom?
Stephen Cannella
April 15, 2002
Mike Piazza NEW YORK METS
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April 15, 2002

Who Owns Whom?

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Mike Piazza
NEW YORK METS

Tom Glavine
ATLANTA BRAVES

There aren't many pitchers happy to see Piazza strolling to the plate, but the sight has to be especially chilling for Glavine, who's scheduled to face the Mets at Shea Stadium on April 16. Piazza has hit .323 with six home runs and 12 RBIs in 62 at bats against the lefthanded Glavine. No other active player has taken Glavine deep as often, and only Barry Bonds has driven in more runs (13) off him. Glavine has taken to pitching Piazza carefully; he walked him four times in 16 plate appearances last season. In New York's win over Atlanta last Saturday, Piazza reached on an error, grounded out to the shortstop and walked in three trips to the plate against Glavine.

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