Sport in short: Baseball

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LOU PINIELLA, the Cincinnati Reds manager, has quit the club after three seasons during which he led them to victory in the 1990 World Series.

HAROLD BAINES led off the ninth inning with a home run off Toronto's starter Jack Morris to give the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays in the first game of the American League championship series on Wednesday.