Notable AMERICAN LEAGUE

April 27, 1996

Blue Jays: Toronto is just 3-8 at SkyDome and has lost seven of its past eight home games. . . . The Blue Jays turned three double plays to give them a league-leading 28. . . . SS Alex Gonzalez had 13 assists, tying the AL record for a nine-inning game set by Bobby Reeves of the Washington Senators on Aug. 7, 1927.

Brewers: Starter Scott Karl was scheduled to pitch against Randy Johnson on April 5, but Johnson was scratched because his wife was giving birth. . . . Pat Listach tied his career high with three stolen bases. He also swiped three on Aug. 29, 1992, in Toronto.

Indians: Cleveland has scored 98 runs in its past 13 games. . . . The team is 13-4 at SkyDome since the start of last season.

Mariners: Luis Sojo was hit in the throat on a throw by C Dan Wilson in the third, but he stayed in. . . . The last time Seattle lost four straight was July 3-6, 1995.

Twins: Minnesota has 10 homers in its past four games after hitting only three in its previous eight.

Yankees: The pitching staff has allowed 12 homers in 20 games, fewest in the majors. New York has not lost consecutive home games since Aug. 10-11, a span of 30 regular-season games.

Pub Date: 4/27/96

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