April 15, 1996

Athletics: Mark McGwire, on the 15-day disabled list with torn connective tissue in his right foot, did some light running drills on the field for the first time since sustaining the injury.

Blue Jays: No Toronto outfielder has homered this season. . . . Pat Hentgen is 22-21 in SkyDome but 27-13 on the road.

Brewers: The bullpen entered the game with no save opportunities over the first nine games.

Indians: Kenny Lofton was out attempting to steal home in the second inning.

Mariners: Seattle swept a series at Toronto for the first time since May 15-17, 1990. . . . The Mariners outscored Toronto, 32-13, in the three games, including 10-0 in the first innings.

Rangers: The last time Kevin Gross was knocked out after 1 1/3 innings was at Atlanta on Aug. 7, 1992, when he was pitching for the Dodgers.

Royals: Jose Offerman left the game in the sixth inning with an unspecified illness.

Tigers: Alan Trammell's bunt single in the third gave him hits in eight of his last nine games, including his last five. . . . The Tigers averaged 16,360 fans for their first homestand but just 11,044 for the five games after Opening Day.

Yankees: The 12 runs were the most for the Yankees since a 14-3 win over Seattle last Sept. 4. . . . Tim Raines who is expected to join the Yankees tomorrow in Milwaukee, was 0-for-3 at Columbus on Saturday in the first game of his three-game rehabilitation assignment.

Pub Date: 4/15/96

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