Notable

June 03, 1993

* ANGELS: California, which has the third pick in today's free-agent draft, is expected to make Brian Anderson, a left-handed pitcher from Wright State, its first pick. The Angels also have expressed interest in Texas A&M left-hander Jeff Granger. . . . Left fielder Luis Polonia missed last night's game because of a bruised hand.

* ATHLETICS: First baseman Mark McGwire, bothered by persistent soreness from a bruise in his left heel, had the foot placed in a cast in hopes of speeding the recovery process. He suffered the injury May 3 while sliding into third base during a game against the Yankees.

* BREWERS: With a fourth-inning single, Robin Yount took sole possession of 13th place on the all-time list with 3,054 career hits, passing Rod Carew. When Yount singled again in the seventh, he took sole possession of 22nd place in career total bases (4,600), passing Billy Williams. . . . Shortstop Pat Listach was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a leg injury suffered Tuesday night in Seattle.

* INDIANS: The three-game suspension of outfielder Albert Belle was upheld after a hearing by American League president Bobby Brown. Belle, leading the major leagues in home runs with 18 and RBI with 51, was suspended for charging Royals pitcher Hipolito Pichardo on May 13. The suspension begins tomorrow.

* MARINERS: Edgar Martinez's pulled left hamstring, which sidelined him for the first two months of the season, kept him out of yesterday's game against the Brewers.

* RANGERS: Left-hander Craig Lefferts was activated from the disabled list, and right-handed reliever Jeff Bronkey was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

* RED SOX: Boston activated outfielder Mike Greenwell yesterday and optioned infielder Jim Byrd to Triple-A Pawtucket. Greenwell, batting .310 in 38 games, was in left field and batted third in last night's game against Kansas City, going 2-for-4. . . . Second baseman Scott Fletcher left in the fourth with a bruise below his left knee. . . . Mo Vaughn improved his average to .337, going 2-for-3. He is batting .404 at home.

* ROYALS: The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority, which oversees operation of Royals Stadium, voted to rename the ballpark in honor of team owner Ewing Kauffman, who has bone cancer. The authority did not propose a specific name for the stadium, asking instead for suggestions and approval from the Royals. . . . Felix Jose's career-high 12-game hitting streak ended, as he went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. . . . Wally Joyner went 15-for-33 on the Royals' road trip, a .455 average.

* TIGERS: Detroit scored fewer than than two runs for the first time this season in last night's 10-1 loss to the White Sox.

* YANKEES: Right-hander Scott Kamieniecki was optioned to New York's Triple-A affiliate at Columbus.

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