Peep Show

Updated: September 19, 2003, 9:05 AM ET
By By David Mosse

American League
Boston Red Sox: There's a batting title on the line and a Wildcard slot to be won, so Bill Mueller will not be resting in spite of a back spasms that forced him out of last night's victory over the Devil Rays. Jeff Horrigan of the Boston Herald reports that Mueller insists his name will be on the lineup card tonight at Jacobs Field -- provided the periphery of Hurricane Isabel doesn't wash out the contest. Johnny Damon, injured himself, is actually hoping just such a thing occurs. ``I'm praying for rain (today) so I can get back in there without missing any more games,'' Damon told Horrigan.

Chicago White Sox: No, he will not be portrayed squeezing a dollar or pinching a penny. The White Sox have announced plans to erect a statue to honor their founder, Charles Comiskey, a notoriously tight-fisted former player turned owner for whom the team's ballparks were once named. That honor has been sold to the highest bidder, U.S. Cellular, but current owner Jerry Reinsdorf felt obligated to keep Comiskey's name somewhere near the ballpark, hence the statuary. Joe Goddard of the Chicago Sun-Times has the story.