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PITCHING LINE OF THE WEEK
Texas at Milwaukee, April 17
Rookie righthander Bobby Witt faced 23 batters—18 walked or struck out, and not one of them hit the ball out of the infield. The two teams combined for 21 walks, 21 strikeouts, six wild pitches and four errors as Texas won 7-5.
WHIFFS IN THE AIR
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"There are three sure ways to know that you're about to be traded. First, Chief [ G.M. Al Campanis] says there's no deal in the works. Second, Tommy [Lasorda] starts telling you that he loves you like a son. Finally, Billy [DeLury, the traveling secretary] starts giving you your meal money one day at a time"—Dodger pitcher Jerry Reuss, after hearing rumors that Ed Whitson's agent, Tom Reich, was arranging a Reuss-Whitson deal with the Yankees.
THE JOAQUIN ANDUJAR QUOTES OF THE WEEK
?"I could be a DH in this league. I'd hit 15 homers"—as he watched balls fly out of the Metrodome.
?"You are a great pitcher with a 6.00 ERA in this dome"—after giving up three earned runs in 6? innings in his first Metrodome start.
THE JUNK FOOD WAR