This is an article from the April 25, 2005 issue
Blue Jays rotation
At week's end Toronto starting pitchers had the second best ERA (3.36) among AL rotations, thanks mostly to rookie lefty Gustavo Chacin: 3--0, 1.42 ERA.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Led by new second baseman Jeff Kent's .415 average and 13 RBIs, L.A. was off to its best start (9--2) since 1981.
Rich Harden, RHP, A's
Emerging as the ace of a revamped staff, the 23-year-old had a 0.68 ERA in two starts.
One reason why Colorado was off to its worst start (2--9) in franchise history: The starting pitchers had a 6.86 ERA.
Kevin Brown, RHP, Yankees
In his first game since getting shelled in Game 7 of the ALCS, the vet with the balky back was rocked again, 8--4, by Baltimore.
David Bell, 3B, Phillies
Hitless in five straight games last week, Bell slumped to .174 (8 for 46) with one extra-base hit and nine strikeouts.