Athletics: RF Pedro Munoz was scratched from the starting lineup with tendinitis in his right knee.
Blue Jays: Toronto has hit 36 homers in its past 20 games, including at least one in each of the past 13 to tie the club record for homers in consecutive games. . . . After 27 games, the team has drawn 471,295 fans, down from 607,652 a year ago.
Brewers: On April 22, Milwaukee led the American League with a 3.80 ERA. Heading into yesterday's game, it stood a full run per game higher at 4.80.
Indians: In their past 19 games, they have scored six or more runs 15 times.
Mariners: Randy Johnson has an inflamed nerve on the right side of his lower back and will miss at least one start.
Rangers: Texas is 13-6 against the AL East. . . . A first-inning walk to Will Clark extended his on-base streak to all 28 games this season and 37 over two seasons. . . . Kevin Elster, a lifetime .220 hitter in the major leagues who's been released five times, led major-league shortstops with 21 RBIs in April. He hit .279 with five homers and eight doubles and had a hit in 19 of 25 games for the month.
White Sox: Danny Tartabull (0-for-3) is 0-for-15 against Cone.
Yankees: 2B Mariano Duncan, who made five errors in the previous two games, did not play because of a sore shoulder.
Pub Date: 5/03/96