NAMED: As the National League Cy Young Award winner, Pittsburgh Pirate righthander DOUG DRABEK, 28; and as the American League Cy Young winner, Oakland Athletics righthander BOB WELCH, 34.
SUSPENDED: Indefinitely, by the stewards at Hollywood Park, from all California tracks, jockey PATRICK VALENZUELA, 28, pending "psychological and medical evaluations." Valenzuela was suspended for 60 days last year for testing positive for cocaine.
DIED: ALYDAR, 15, who finished second to Affirmed in all three Triple Crown races in 1978 and went on to sire 45 stakes winners; by lethal injection; in Lexington, Ky. (page 30).
Northern Dancer, 29, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner in 1964 and sire of 143 stakes winners; by lethal injection; in Chesapeake City, Md. (page 30).